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



Item # 674444

December 19, 1812

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 19, 1812 

* USS United States vs. HMS Macedonian

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 includes: "Com. Rodgers' Squadron" "General Smythe" "The War" and "Smythe's Army".
Four pages, some foxing, archival strengthening at the spine, generally nice.

Category: War of 1812