Washington Irving Snyder collection
Peter Pelham letters
Pelham, Peter, 1785-1826
This collection is made up of 3 letters that Lieutenant Peter Pelham received from a woman in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, while serving in the United States Army during the War of 1812. Pelham's correspondent expressed her anger and feelings of abandonment; her distress upon hearing of poor conditions at Burlington, Vermont; and her daily activities.
Language: The material is in English
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