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United States -- History -- War of 1812

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Isaac Auld collection

Identifier: Mss 0034-091
Collection Overview The collection includes a letter of recommendation from Dr. Auld, late principal of the Edisto Island Academy, dated March 10, 1815, from Rev. A.P. Thayer of the Classics Department of Edisto Island Academy. In this letter, Auld mentions that Thayer kept the school open during "the recent war" (the War of 1812). There is a copy of Auld's genealogy prepared by Earnest Malcom Auld in 1963. Also included is a copy of McDonald L. Burbedge's "Isaac Auld, A Founding Father of the Supreme Council,...
Dates: 1815, 2000, undated

"Hebdomary, Hebdomary, Soar or Sink Hebdomary Memoranda" diary, 1811-1816 (typescript copy)

Identifier: Mss 0034-022
Collection Overview Typescript copy (transcribed by F.W., probably in the late 19th century) of the diary (Volumes I and II, 1811-1816) of a New England educator and author. The author relates that he was educated at Dartmouth, and after graduation moved to Portland, Maine, where he taught at Portland Academy and was a member of the Torpedo Club, a literary group. The author tells of his brother Eden's (b. 28 Jan. 1789) death on May 10, 1814. The diary chronicles daily events and reflects the author's thoughts...
Dates: approximately 1890