William R. McGary Letter,1813

Descriptive Summary

Title
William R. McGary Letter,1813
Creator
McGary, William R.
Extent
4 p.; 32 cm.
Subjects
Hopkins County, KY--History--War of 1812
Kentucky--History--1792-1865
Kentucky--Militia
Shelby, Isaac, 1750-1826
Finding Aid Author
Staff
Repository
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
One letter, dated "Hopkins County Madisonville 15th of August 1813," written by William R. McGary to Governor Isaac Shelby reponding to his call for Kentucky men to fight in the War of 1812. McGary's response is personally supportive but non-commital about how many other Hopkins County men would fight.