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U.S. Office of Commissary General circular

 Unprocessed
Identifier: ViU-2021-0117

Content Description

This collection contains a circular manuscript, single sheet - two pages, signed by John Mason, Commissioner General of Prisoners during the War of 1812, regarding returned American prisoners of war. The circular is written to to Joseph Whipple Esqr., Collector of the Customs, at Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Written from Washington D.C. on May 27, 1813.

Acquisition Type

Purchase

Provenance

Purchased, 21 July 2021.

Restrictions Apply

No

Access Restrictions

This collection is minimally processed and open for research.

Dates

  • May 27, 1813

Creator

Extent

.04 Cubic Feet (1 legal sized folder )

Inventory

1 item