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Printed exclusively to report on the War of 1812...

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August 29, 1812

THE WAR, New York, August 29, 1812 

* Printed exclusively to report on the War of 1812

Most of the ftpg. is taken up with a continuation of: "Address of the Minority In Congress", continued in a future issue. Also on the ftpg. is: Official--Marching Orders" datelined Frankfort, Kentucky.
Pg. 2 has various tidbits concerning the War of 1812 including: "Regimental Orders--Third Regiment of Artillery" and "Military Promotions" and "American Prize List", the latter being a list of vessels captured from the enemy since the declaration of war (see for portions).
Pg. 3 has more war items in various reports with the back page having some as well including a full column headed: "Naval Engagement" (see for portions).
Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4 inches, never-bound margins, nice condition.

This is a fascinating, short-lived newspaper, having begun in 1812 with the exclusive purpose of reporting on the War of 1812 (hence the title). When the war ended, so did this newspaper.

Category: Moments in American History

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