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Many war reports from Wilkinson and Armstrong...

Item # 553903

April 19, 1814

THE WAR, New York, April 19, 1814  This is a very interesting newspaper as it existed for one purpose: to report the news from the War of 1812. It began publication shortly after the war began, & ceased to publish once the war was over.
The ftpg. is filled with various "Documents" relating to the War of 1812, including two letters from Gen. Wilkinson to the Secretary of War.  Pg. 2 includes more letters on the war, including two datelined from Sackett's Harbor and one from Fort George, two of the reports signed by James Wilkinson and two by John Armstrong. The war reporting carries over to pg. 3 with more letters from Wilkinson and Armstrong, plus a report headed: "Disaster Of Pettipaug".
The bkpg. has: "General Orders as well as "Summary" which contains several war-related reports.
A great wealth of news in this issue.
Complete in 4 pgs., measures about 9 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice & clean condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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