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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: "Our Country's Naval Glory" "capture of Another First Class English Frigate" which is a nice account of the capture of the Macedonian by Stephen Decatur & his frigate United States.
Four pages, archivally strengthened at the spine, good condition.

Item from Catalog 311 (released for October, 2021)...

Category: War of 1812