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The President offers a full pardon to deserters from the military...
Item # 636468
October 15, 1812
THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Oct. 15, 1812
* War of 1812 deserters
* James Madison pardon
Inside has: "A Proclamation" by the President offering: "...A full pardon...to each & all such individual as shall, within four months...surrender themselves to the commanding officer of any military post..." signed in type: James Madison.
The back page has a letter beginning: "We have just received intelligence here that gen. Harrison has left the North Western Army & proceeded with the mounted men to his own territory..." with more. Also: "General Orders" dated at "Head Quarters, Fort Wayne", with more war-related items.
Eight pages, 11 by 14 inches, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.
Category: War of 1812