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CABINET MEMORANDUM. chic. hist. soc. mss. - James Madison, The Writings, vol. 8 (1808-1819) 
The Writings of James Madison, comprising his Public Papers and his Private Correspondence, including his numerous letters and documents now for the first time printed, ed. Gaillard Hunt (New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1900). Vol. 8.
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CABINET MEMORANDUM.chic. hist. soc. mss.
In cabinet June 7, 1814—present J. Monroe, G. W. Campbell, Genl Armstrong, W. Jones, R. Rush. The subject, the opening of the campaign.
1. determined, nem-con: on an expedition into L. Huron, of 4 or 5 vessels, and 800 or 1000 troops—the first objects to occupy. Machadash & St Josephs—leaving abt 500 to hold at least the former.
2. do. nem-con. (except Mr. Monroe who did not positively oppose but thought the measure hazardous) on an expedition, with the forces under Genl. Brown, from L. Erie, near long Point, to Burlington Heights, preparatory to further operations for reducing the Peninsula, & proceding towards York, &c; the expedition to depend on Comodore Chauncey’s getting the command of the L. without wch supplies could not be secured, and with which they might be conveyed safely by water from Depots on the S. side of L. Ontario.
3. do. nem-con. 14 or 15 armed Boats to be built at Sacket’s Harbour to command the St. Lawrence and on protection of posts to be supplied by detachments from Izard’s command, so as to intercept the water communication between Montreal & Kingston.
4. do. nem: con: the main force under Izard, to make demonstrations towards Montreal, as a diversion of the Eny. from operations westward & affording a chance of compelling Prescott to fight disadvantageously, or break up his connection with L. Champlain.