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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 John Armstrong. Also within "Fortunate Escape" "Desperate Action" which is a report of a naval encounter datelined Wilmington, N.C.
Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4 in., never-trimmed margins, very nice, clean condition.

This is a fascinating, short-lived newspaper, having begun in 1812 with the exclusive purpose of reporting on the War of 1812 (hence the title). When the war ended, so did this newspaper.

Item from Catalog 298 (released for September, 2020)...

Category: War of 1812