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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,  to accept the service of 50,000 volunteers...All this nose of preparation might spread alarm among the stoutest of enemies..." and so much more.
Page 2 has various reports on the War of 1812 including: "From the Western Army" "Commodore Rogers" "Another Flag of Truce" and more.
Four pages, scattered foxing, good condition.

Category: War of 1812