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Funeral of the famed Lawrence and Ludlow...
Item # 613515
August 25, 1813
ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, Aug. 25, 1813 Page 3 has a lengthy report; "Interment Of The Remains of the Naval Heroes, LAWRENCE & LUDLOW", Capt. Lawrence uttering the famous line: "Don't give up the ship!" just before his death. This report takes over 2 columns. Page 2 has another related report on Lawrence & Ludlow as well (see).
Four pages, very nice condition.
Category: War of 1812