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The Hornet vs. the Peacock... Nine Acts of Congress signed by Madison...



Item # 686209

March 31, 1813

AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, March 31, 1813 

* USS Hornet vs. HMS Peacock
* War of 1812 original reporting
* President James Madison


Half of the front page is taken up with  5 Acts of Congress each signed in type by: James Madison. Five more on page 2 as well.
Page 3 has: "Fifth Naval Victory! Over the Enemy" which is the battle of the Hornet vs. the Peacock. Included are: "Further Details" Also: "Invasion and Blockade of the Delaware" and "British Warfare".
Four pages, bit close-trimmed at the top, a few discrete archival mends at margins, nice condition.

Item from Catalog 321 (released for August, 2022)...

Category: War of 1812