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678202

Interesting report from the Council of War... Need for the Erie Canal...

Item #678202

May 14, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 14, 1814 



* Early Erie Canal planning



The first 3 pages have a detailed report: "Internal Navigation - The Advantages of the Proposed Canal from Lake Erie to Hudson's River..." which would be the famed Erie Canal. It is signed in type by: Robert Fulton

Inside has almost 8 pages under the heading: "Events of the War&qu... See More  

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677919

The President declares the war to be over(?)... War in the Chesapeake...

Item #677919

July 02, 1814

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 2, 1814  Page three has an interesting item: "A Proclamation", signed in type by the President: James Madison which declares the war with Great Brittan to be over. However, upon further inspection, the article above headed, "The Turnpike Road to Peace", makes it clear this is merely a proclamation being suggested to the President ... See More  

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676112

Great reporting on the Battle of New Orleans, including Jackson's letter...

Item #676112

February 11, 1815

ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, Feb. 11, 1815  A great issue reporting the historic Battle of New Orleans, with the top of the front page headed: "GLORIOUS NEWS From New Orleans!" "Splendid Victory Over the British!" with the text beginning: "...the following important and most glorious intelligence from New Orleans. Gen. JACKSON will be immortalized--the braver... See More  

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675166

The Confederate title from Louisville, Kentucky...

Item #675166

September 07, 1861

LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, Sept. 7, 1861  Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confederate & the "Journal" was more pro-Union. This is t... See More  

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674972

With the famous quote: "We have met the enemy and they are ours..."

Item #674972

October 05, 1813

THE WAR, New York, October 5, 1813  This is a very interesting newspaper as it existed for one purpose: to report the news from the War of 1812. It began publication shortly after the war began, & ceased to publish once the war was over.

The ftpg. is entirely taken up with a lengthy & detailed report headed: "Barbarities Of The Enemy" "Bad Treatment Of American Prisone... See More  

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674871

Much on Commodore Rodgers' cruise...

Item #674871

March 07, 1814

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, March 7, 1814  Over a full column of the ftpg. & a bit of page 2 are taken up with: "Rodgers's Cruise" being Commodore John Rodgers' report of his recent cruse of 75 day to the Secretary of the Navy. Dated on board the U.S. frigate President at Sandy Hook, Feb. 9, 1814, with a wealth of reading on his naval encounters during the War of 1812... See More  

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674606

Battle of Chateauguay...

Item #674606

November 30, 1813

NEWBURYPORT HERALD, Massachusetts, Nov. 30, 1813 



* Battle of Chateauguay - Quebec, Canada

* Wade Hampton vs. Charles de Salaberry

* War of 1812 - Mohawk people




The ftpg. has: "General Orders" being the British account of: "...the affair of the 26th Oct. between General Hampton and the British". which was the Battle of Chateauguay. This was one of the two bat... See More  

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674597

Great account of naval victories...

Item #674597

December 09, 1812

BOSTON PATRIOT, Dec. 9, 1812  Page 2 has: "Another Brilliant Naval Victory - Capture of the British Frigate MACEDONIAN" by Stephen Decatur in his frigate the United States. Nice detail, followed by another account of the naval battle.

Also: "Great Naval Affairs" which is an account from Captain Jones of the U.S. sloop Wasp in his victory over the British ship Frolic.

Sev... See More  

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674444

Capt. Decatur's report on his victory over the Macedonian...

Item #674444

December 19, 1812

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 19, 1812  The front page has: "Brilliant Naval Actions" which is concerning Stephen Decatur's victory over the British frigate Macedonian, in a letter signed: James Madison. this is followed by a nice, detailed letter of the battle datelined: "U..S. United States, at sea, Oct. 30, 1812" and signed in type: Stephen Decatur.

Inside inclu... See More  

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674443

Account of the United States capturing the Macedonian...

Item #674443

December 09, 1812

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 9, 1812  The middle of the front page has a nice letter under: "Naval Chronicle" headed: "Official Letter from Capt. Jones of  the Wasp sloop, to the Secretary of the Navy" which is official account of the naval battle which resulted in the capture of the British ship Frolic. The report is signed: Jas. Jones.

The top of page 2 has: &q... See More  

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673057

Large chart of the land battles of the War of 1812...

Item #673057

May 04, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 4, 1816  Pages 2 and 3 are taken up with a very extensive chart of the: "LAND BATTLES" of the recently-ended War of 1812, columns headed "Place of Action" "When Fought" "Commander's Names" and more.

The top of page 4 has a chart: "A Comparative View of the Aggregate Loss of the American and British Ar... See More  

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673048

Large chart of the land battles of the War of 1812...

Item #673048

May 04, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 4, 1816  Pages 2 and 3 are taken up with a very extensive chart of the: "LAND BATTLES" of the recently-ended War of 1812, columns headed "Place of Action" "When Fought" "Commander's Names" and more.

The top of page 4 has a chart: "A Comparative View of the Aggregate Loss of the American and British Ar... See More  

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673043

The "contemptible braggart" General Smyth...

Item #673043

December 04, 1812

THE REPERTORY & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Dec. 4, 1812  The ftpg. has over a column taken up with the situation at Sacket's Harbor, including a lengthy letter from there signed in type by: Isaac Chauncey.

But the most interesting piece may be the brief report on page 2: "Of all the contemptible & ridiculous braggarts that ever disgraced the profession of a soldier, it is a... See More  

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673042

General Smyth's rousing letter, and his ultimately failure...

Item #673042

December 03, 1812

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 2, 1812  Page 2 has over half a column taken up with the noted address of: "General Smyth to the Soldiers of the Army of the Centre". It begins: "Companions in Arms!  The time is at hand when you will cross the stream of Niagara to conquer Canada, and to secure the peace of the American frontier. You will enter a country that is to be one of the Unite... See More  

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673028

Trial and conviction of a spy...

Item #673028

December 30, 1812

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 30, 1812  Page 2 has an interesting report, taking about half a column, beginning: "...proceedings at Buffaloe, of a Court Martial appointed to try Elijah Clark as a Spy. The facts which appeared at the trial are that the said Clark was born in New Jersey...he removed to Canada...must have become naturalized & a British subject. Clark, being found wit... See More  

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673021

British advancing towards the nation's capital...

Item #673021

July 28, 1813

BOSTON PATRIOT, July 28, 1813  Although this issue has much on the war in Europe, page 2 has: "Enemy In the Potomac" datelined from Washington and noting in part: "...that the advanced squadron of the enemy had retired down the river...were not in sight at Point Yates, about 70 miles below this city..." and more on the British advance towards the capital.

Inside has: &quo... See More  

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673019

Impressment of seamen... On the Constitution vs. the Guerriere...

Item #673019

January 02, 1813

BOSTON PATRIOT, Jan. 2, 1813  Over two front page columns are taken up with: "Impressment Of Seamen". Inside includes: "Com. Rodgers' Squadron" being a lengthy naval report. Also: "Naval Dinner" "War Intelligence On the Ocean" "Civil Honors to Naval Heroism" which concerns the Constitution vs. the Guerriere.

Four pages, archival strengthe... See More  

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673018

Extensive naval report... Duel between Generals Smyth & Porter...

Item #673018

December 30, 1812

BOSTON PATRIOT, Dec. 26 and 30, 1812 A nice pair of consecutive issues containing the full: "NAVAL REPORT" "Report of the Committee...Which Relates to the Naval Establishment Recommending an Increase of the Navy of the United States" dated Nov. 27, 1812.

The first portion takes 2 1/2 columns of the front page of the Dec. 26 issue & is signed in type: Paul Hamilton. The rem... See More  

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673017

You know of Molly Pitcher. Do you know of Betsy Doyle?

Item #673017

December 16, 1812

BOSTON PATRIOT, Dec. 16, 1812 



* Rare Betsy Doyle report

* Fort Niagara heroine

* War of 1812




Page 2 has: "Official Report To Brig. Gen. Smyth" signed by Geo. McFeeley commanding at Fort Niagara. This is a fine & very detailed account of the cannonading of Fort Niagara by the British, with the most notable portion being the report of the involvement of Betsy Doyle.

With... See More  

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672832

Wm. H. Harrison & the War of 1812...

Item #672832

October 14, 1812

BOSTON PATRIOT, Oct. 14, 1812  Page 2 has a report: "North-Western Army" reports on the actions of General William H. Harrison. Page 2 also has: "War Intelligence" which reports on various naval actions from the War of 1812.

Four pages, nice condition.

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672746

The United States vs. the Macedonian... War on the Niagara frontier...

Item #672746

December 17, 1812

BOSTON GAZETTE, Dec. 17, 1812 



* USS United States vs. HMS Macedonian



Page 2 has: "The War Department" followed by: "Splendid Exhibition" which is on the American success in the naval battle between the frigates United States and the Macedonian.

Also on page 2: "Progress of the War on the Niagara Frontiers" which has much war reporting; then: "The War... See More  

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672745

Exploits of the U.S. Navy...

Item #672745

December 10, 1812

BOSTON GAZETTE, Dec. 10, 1812  Page 2 has: "United States and Macedonian Frigates" followed by: "The Navy" which is mostly editorial commentary on the naval battle between the Frolic and the Wasp.

Four pages, good condition.

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672728

Battle of Brownstown and the surrender of Detroit...

Item #672728

September 10, 1812

BOSTON GAZETTE, Sept. 10, 1812  Page 2 has some truly great content on the War of 1812 beginning with the: "Battle of Brownstown", an American defeat inn which: "...But the American troops did not disgrace themselves or their country. They dealt out a full measure of death to the sanguinary wretches--they drove them, inch by inch, to the village of Brownstown...".

Also a ... See More  

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672726

Nice editorial on the War of 1812...

Item #672726

August 27, 1812

BOSTON GAZETTE, Aug. 27, 1812  The front page has a full column editorial concerning the: "Present State of Our Affairs" relating to the War of 1812. Bits include: "The government of our country have deliberately chosen their opportunity to make a trial of  their strength with Great Britain...the President should be authorized to fill up the old army, to raise a new one,&n... See More  

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672095

The Indians declare war...

Item #672095

August 21, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 21, 1813  Inside has: "Indian Declaration of War" which is a: "...literal translation of the Declaration of War by the Six Nations Against the British in Canada". Also: Creek Indians" which takes a full page, then: "Events of the War" which takes about 6 pages & includes a letter from the Lower Sandusky, one from &quo... See More  

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672093

The Little Belt Affair: War of 1812 about to begin...

Item #672093

September 21, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 21, 1811 



* The Little Belt Affair

* Captain Arthur Bingham




The first 6 pages are taken up with a great & very detailed account of the Little Belt Affair, a naval battle between the U.S. ship President & the British ship Little Belt, an event which was a catalyst for the War of 1812.

Headed: "President and Little Belt" it include... See More  

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672063

War reports on Baltimore & Washington...

Item #672063

October 06, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, October 6, 1814  The very top of the front page has an editor's note explaining the troubles with printing a newspaper in a war zone, as the Battle of Baltimore was just 3 weeks prior.

Also on the ftpg. "Destruction of the Navy Yard" at Washington. Pages 2 & 3 contain: "Enemy in the Chesapeake" which is a great report on... See More  

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672061

President Madison signs a Proclamation...

Item #672061

July 18, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 18, 1812 



* President James Madison proclamation

* Day of fasting and prayer




The front page features: "A Proclamation" by the president for "...a day of public humiliation and prayer...to offer, at one and the same time, their common vows, and adorations to Almighty God...of seeking his merciful forgiveness, and his assistance... that... See More  

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672056

Barbarities of the British against the citizens of Virginia...

Item #672056

July 24, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 24, 1813  Over four pages are taken up with a lengthy & very detailed article: "The Monsters at Hampton" which relates the terrible treatment by the British of the people in the Hampton/Norfolk area of Virginia during  the War of 1812.

It begins: "With feelings that cannot be uttered, we devote a considerable portion of the present... See More  

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671565

Horrid murders by Indians... War of 1812...

Item #671565

June 13, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 13, 1812  Several pages are taken up with correspondence & documents between the United States and England relating to the upcoming War of 1812. Several documents are signed in type by the Secretary of State, James Monroe.

The bkpg. has most of a column headed: "Indian Murders" which details: "...the late inhuman murders committed on th... See More  

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671564

Diplomatic attempts to prevent war, but the printed presumption would prove true...

Item #671564

June 06, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 6, 1812  Inside has the beginning of what would become a continuing article on: 'Paul Jones", the famed John Paul Jones. Also several correspondences under: "Public Documents" signed in type by: J. Monroe to Augustus Foster and Jonathan Russell, British & American diplomats respectively, all relating to what would become th... See More  

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671562

On John Paul Jones... List of the American frigates...

Item #671562

July 04, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 4, 1812  The ftpg. begins with an editorial: "The British Plot" which relates to the strained relations with England.

Inside has: "War Department" concerning the trouble with the Indians. Also part of a continuing article on: "Paul Jones" being the famed John Paul Jones, with reports on his battle with the Serapis. Then a: &q... See More  

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671467

Much news from the War of 1812...

Item #671467

April 27, 1813

THE WAR, New York, April 27, 1813  The entire front page is taken up with: "British Parliament - American Affairs" which carries over to page 2. Also inside: "Impressment of American Seamen" " which include 3 affidavits; "To the Young Men of Ohio" "Northwestern Army" "Naval Memoranda" with the back page having letters from Baltimore, Fort... See More  

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671289

The Chesapeake and the Shannon...

Item #671289

November 02, 1813

THE WAR, New York, Nov. 2, 1813 



* USS Chesapeake vs. HMS Shannon

* War of 1812 naval battle




Most of the front page is taken up with a very historic report headed: "Chesapeake And Shannon" which is a French report of this significant naval battle. It begins: "The British, who had triumphed in so many naval combats previously to the prevailing American war, have long rel... See More  

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670992

Two more victories over the Creek Indians...

Item #670992

February 22, 1814

THE WAR, New York, Feb. 22, 1814  Most of the front page is taken up with: "Fifth Victory Over the Creeks" as well as: "Sixth Victory Over the Creeks". Notable content inside includes: "Failure of Our Arms on the Northern Frontier" which is prefaced with a "Message" signed in type: James Madison and which includes documents signed by H. Dearborn and Joh... See More  

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670790

British capture the frigate President, after the war ended...

Item #670790

March 10, 1815

THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, March 10, 1815 



* USS President (1800) captured

* HMS Endymion (1797) frigate




Page 2 has a fine & very detailed account of the naval encounter between the U.S. frigate President and the British ship Endymion, the latter capturing the American frigate. The battle took place several weeks after the Treaty of Ghent, but there is no evidence that the ... See More  

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667222

Much on the War of 1812...

Item #667222

August 20, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 20, 1814  The front page begins with: "Steam Boat Navigation" which takes nearly 3 pages. Inside has: "The Essex Frigate" which takes a page. "Canada Papers" takes over a page & has items relating to the War of 1812.

"Events of the War" take almost 9 pages with a great wealth of reporting on the War of 18... See More  

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667217

The historic Embargo, which would lead to the War of 1812...

Item #667217

April 11, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 11, 1812  Over half a page is taken up with the full text of this historic: "Embargo Law" signed in type by the President: James Madison on April 4, 1814. It is titled: "An ACT Laying an Embargo on all the Ships and Vessels in the Ports and Harbours of the United States, for a Limited Time." Further inside are reports from the "Ho... See More  

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667215

Lengthy on the Indian war in the War of 1812...

Item #667215

November 28, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 28, 1812  Inside has; "Monroe's Treaty" with subhead: "Treaty of Amity, Commerce & Navigation between his Britannic Majesty and the United States of America" which takes several pages with 4 signatures in type, including James Monroe, and dated Dec. 31, 1806.

Also within: "New Sicilian Constitution" "Revolutionar... See More  

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666670

Much reporting on the War of 1812...

Item #666670

June 10, 1814

THE YANKEE, Boston, June 10, 1814 



* Battle of Big Sandy Creek & more



Although the ftpg. has a dispatch headed: "Abdication Of Bonaparte", pages 2 and 3 have reports on the War of 1812 including: "Capture of 300 of the Enemy on Lake Ontario" "Further Particulars of the Affair at Sandy Creek" "Indian Massacre" "Latest From Halifax" &q... See More  

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666392

More on the Battle of Chippewa...

Item #666392

July 30, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 30, 1814 



* Battle of Chippewa - Ontario

* General Jacob Brown victory




Five pages of reports fall under the heading: "Events of the War" with subheads & reports including: "Hear the Enemy" "Call of Militia" "From Canada" "Hostages" "The Battle of Chippewa" "General Brown&quo... See More  

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664935

Benedict Arnold's explanation... The War of 1812...

Item #664935

January 29, 1814

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 29, 1814  Included is an article headed "Benedict Arnold" which is a piece in a British magazine prefaced with: "The famous general Arnold who abandoned the rebel service & joined our army at New York, wrote the following address to the inhabitants of America...Oct. 7, 1780." and what follows is the nearly full page letter signed
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664889

Items from the War of 1812...

Item #664889

December 20, 1813

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston,  Dec. 20, 1813  Page 2 includes: "Traitors Defended!" "Treason of the Blackest Character" "Existing Evils, by Extortioners and Smugglers" "Southwestern News" "Third Victory Over the Creek Indians" which is datelines from Knoxville.

 A few items from the War of 1812 on page 3 as well.

Four pages, damp ... See More  

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664887

Items from the War of 1812...

Item #664887

November 25, 1813

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston,  Nov. 25, 1813  The ftpg. has: "Test of Patriotism!". Inside includes: " 'Backwoods' Bravery" "The Canadas" "The Crisis..." "Antidote to Treason" "Petersburg Volunteers" "British Prisoners" "Expedition Against the Indians" and a few other items on the War of 1812.

Four ... See More  

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664883

Fine reports from the War of 1812...

Item #664883

September 23, 1813

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston,  Sept. 23, 1813  The ftpg. has a lengthy editorial: "On the Present War".

Inside has much on the War of 1812 including: "Movements in the N.W. Army" "Tribute To Valor" "From Lake Erie" "Another Naval Triumph" is Chauncey's victory in taking the Royal George. Other war bits as well.

Four pages, good con... See More  

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664876

Reports from the War of 1812...

Item #664876

July 22, 1813

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 22, 1813  Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Our Relations With France - President's Message To Congress" signed by the Secretary of State on page 2: James Monroe.

Inside has some items concerning the War of 1812: "Outrage At Hampton" "Naval Notice", a letter from Norfolk, and a letter datelines from Fort George, also: &... See More  

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664874

Reports from the War of 1812...

Item #664874

July 19, 1813

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 19, 1813  The ftpg. has 3 Acts of Congress each signed in type by the President: James Madison. One is: "...to Raise Additional Military Force...".

Inside has various reports on the War of 1812 including: "Gallant Exploit of Virginia Militia" "Commotion Among the Indians" "Supposed Battle" "Com. Rodgers Spoken&q... See More  

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664872

Many reports from the War of 1812...

Item #664872

July 15, 1813

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 15, 1813  The ftpg. has a lengthy editorial on the War of 1812 headed: "Madison's War!" Also on the ftpg. is a letter from General Dearborn to the Secretary of War from Fort George, then another letter from Fort George, also: "From Fort Meigs", a letter Green Clay to General Harrison with his response signed in type: Wm. H. Harrison,... See More  

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664867

The capture of the frigate Chesapeake......

Item #664867

June 24, 1813

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 24, 1813 



* Capture of USS Chesapeake

* Battle of Boston Harbor

* HMS Shannon - Royal Navy




Page 2 has some great reporting from the War of 1812 with items headed: "General Dearborn to General Armstrong" dated at Fort George. Then letters from Isaac Chauncey and H. Dearborn as well with war details.

But the most notable report is: "Au... See More  

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664858

Accomplishments of the frigate Chesapeake...

Item #664858

April 12, 1813

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, April 12, 1813 



* USS Chesapeake (1799)

* United States Navy frigate

* War of 1812 - pre-capture




The ftpg. has 4 Acts of Congress, two of them relating to the War of 1812.

Other items on the war include: "Indisputable Evidence of British Barbarity" "Treasonable" "Gun-Boats" "Military Movements" "The Chesapeak... See More  

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