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Madison's Proclamation on England invading the nation's capital...
Item # 645153
September 13, 1814
CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Sept. 13, 1814
* Burning of Washington (capture)
* British attack on the capital of U.S.
* James Madison proclamation
The ftpg. has the historic "Proclamation" by the President which begins: "Whereas, the enemy by a sudden incursion have succeeded in invading the capital of the nation, defended at the moment by troops less numerous than their own...they wantonly destroyed the public edifices..." with more (see), signed in type: James Madison. Above this is: "Our Whole Seaboard Menaced" and then: "From The West". More War of 1812 content on inside pages as well.
Four pages, very nice condition.
Category: War of 1812