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Launching the frigate Psyche...



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January 14, 1815

NEW YORK EVENING POST, Jan. 14, 1815  

* HMS Psyche launching

Page 2 begins with "An Act" of Congress which takes 1 1/2 columns, signed in type by the President: James Madison. Page 2 also has: "...an attempt was made to launch the frigate Psyche, which did not succeed, owing to the severity of the cold. This day she went safely into her element in a most handsome style. She is a beautiful ship." This was a British ship launched at Kingston, "Upper Canada".
Four pages, nice condition.

Category: War of 1812