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Shelby's proclamation to the people of Kentucky...

Item # 636476

October 5, 1812

THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Oct. 5, 1812  Inside has a: "Proclamation" for the: "Fellow Citizens of Kentucky!" which includes: "...that the British and Indians had besieged Fort Wayne & perhaps had taken it: That it was the object of the enemy to push on to Fort Harrison and Vincennes..." and ending with: "...I am persuaded...to give the world a new evidence of their love for their country & a determination...to rescue their fellow men from the murders and devastations of a cruel and barbarous enemy." signed in type: Isaac Shelby.
Also inside: "James Madison's War" "Hull's Campaign" "Governour Harrison" "Admiral Warren's Squadron", a letter from Plattsburgh, and more.
Eight pages, 11 by 14 inches, never bound nor trimmed, archival mend at the blank spine, good condition.

Item from Catalog 267 (released for February, 2018)...

Category: War of 1812

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