Letter from Levi Wells to Isaac Gwathmey, 21 October 1812

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Letter from Levi Wells to Isaac Gwathmey, 21 October 1812

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A letter from Levi Wells to Isaac Gwathmey from Fort Winchester in which he discusses the preparations being completed to "pursue the tracks of the British and Indians" who he suspects are attacking "innocent inhabitants about the settlement of Detroit." He also writes of people killed in combat and the need for necessities such as shoes for the soldiers.

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Gwathmey family. Papers, 1811-1902, Filson Historical Society

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Mss. A G994 f1

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Wells, Levi, “Letter from Levi Wells to Isaac Gwathmey, 21 October 1812,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed July 13, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5140.