Place Published: New York
Publisher: The New York Evening Post,
Date Published: 1814
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: No binding
The New York Evening Post, March 9, 1814, four page newspaper. 19" x 13" . Two articles of interest relating to the War of 1812. General Orders in the area of Quebec and cancelling a Proclamation by Drummond. Disbound newspaper in good condition. General Order Head Quarters, Quebec, Adjt. Genl's Office 13th Feb, 1814
His excellency the Governor in Chief and commander of the forces, has received the Report of Lieut. Colonel Morton, 89th Regt. to Lieut. Gen. Drummond, announcing the complete success of an enterprise which had he sanctioned, in consequence of having received the information that the property belong to British Merchants, captured by the enemy near Cornwall, in October last, and which had been stipulated to be returned by a capitulation, entered into on the 10th of November following, by Judge Ogden and Mr. Richards on part of the U. States and Lt. Col. Morrison and Captain Mulcaster, Royal Navy on part of the British Government…. Edward Baynes, Adjt. Gen. N.A.
By His Honor Gordon Drummond, President, Administering the Government of the Province of Upper Canada, and Lieut. Gen. commanding His Majesty's forces in the same.
Whereas by a Proclamation issued by the late President Maj. Gen. Francis De Rottenburg bearing the date the 22nd day of November last, Martial law, so far as related to the procuring of provisions and forage, was thereby declared to be in force in the Eastern and Johnstown districts. And whereas that cause has ceased, now I by virtue of the power and authority in me vested, hereby declare the said Proclation to be no longer in force. Given under my hand and seal at arms at Kingston, this 25th day of January, 1814 and in the 54th year of his majesty's reign.
Gordon Drummond Lieut. Gen. and President
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