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Naval battles on Lake Ontario: the War of 1812...

Item # 644414

September 4, 1813

PORTSMOUTH ORACLE, New Hampshire, Sept. 4, 1813  Most of the ftpg. is taken up with 2 Acts of Congress each signed by the President: James Madison, one being a "Distillers' Tax".  Pg. 2 has: "Extract of a Letter form Com. Chauncey,to the Sec. of te Navy...from the ship General Pike at Sacket's Harbor, which takes over a full column concerning the naval battle on Lake Ontario. It is followed by: "Canada - British Official Account of Naval Operations on Lake Ontario to Aug. 11" which takes half a column.
Four pages, nearly close-trimmed to a portion of the right margin on pg. 1, good condition.

Item from Catalog 264 (released for November, 2017)...

Category: War of 1812

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