Place Published: Various
Date Published: 1812-1815
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: No binding
15 issues from 1812 to 1815 of various USA newspapers. 100% with some written content descriptions, all with some War of 1812 related content. The papers are in only fair to good condition, heavy rag paper with some foxing and tears.
5 Columbian Centinel [Boston] newspapers
• 1814 February 23, P.2, col 2, - “EVENTS OF THE WAR” on the Canadian border. New York, Plattsburg. Feb. 6th 1814. The last movements from French Mills appears to me to the right plus more about French Mills. 5-1/ col. inches. NIAGARA FRONTIER” Geneva NY Feb 9. General Hall HQ are at Williamsville, 11 miles from Buffalo. Two American prisoners escape from Fort George and provide short reports. “ON LAKE ERIE” Pittsburg Feb 9th. Some volunteers returned from Lake Erie reporting Lake was still open, 2,000 troops at Erie. Comments on Army reports and orders from Secretary of War to General Dearborn. 8 col. inches.
• 1814 April 23, P2, col.3, - “BORDER WAR” Savanah Apr. 8th, From the Creek Nation news of General Jackson attacked the Indians and out of 1,000 only 29 escaped. “NEAR LAKE CHAMPLAIN” Middleburg VT, Apr. 18th, Report of a British squadron has been seen off Cumberland Head, responses follow report. Both 4 col. inches total • 1815 April 15,.P2, col. 1, - ”FROM NEW ORLEANS” Ratification of the Treaty of Peace had not reached New Orleans on the 10th March owing to a mistake of the express rider who exchanged the dispatch and carried to General Jackson an order of his own in the room of ratification. Jackson however had evidence sufficient of the order for the cessation of hostilities to intice him to discharge the militia which he did. 1-1/2 col. inches. “LETTERS FROM CANADA” mentions the probability that all British regiments now in the Canadas, Nova Scotia etc. will be retained. 1-1/2 col. inches.
• 1815 April 19, P.2, col. 1, - “NEW ORLEANS” Mar. 8th, General Jackson has published an order announcing his belief in Peace but owing to a gross blunder the express rider a bundle of express orders was exchanged on the road for the ratification treaty brought back for it however Jackson dismissed his Louisiana Militia.3 col. inches. N.York April 15th Charges of Treasony Halifax Mar. 29th The Americans late account of an expedition up the St. Mary’s River having exaggerated our loss; we are happy giving the correct statement of the affair… 6 col. inches.
• 1815 June 3, P.2, col. 1, - Fort Niagara Given up. Yesterday Fort Niagara was evacuated by the English and was taken possession by the American troops. Maj. General Murray of Upper Canada sent a dispatch to Sackett’s Harbor in April last for Maj. Gen. Brown notifying the General that he was authorized and ready to deliver up Fort Niagara according to the Treaty.
2 The New-Hampshire Patriot, Concord newspapers
• 1813 May 11, P.1, col.1 - AN ACT making provision for an additional number of General Officers. AN ACT Authorizing the appointment of additional Officers in the representative territories of the United States. P.1, col. 3, - The Bitter consequences of Anglo Federal opposition 14 col. inches. P.1, col. 4, - THE CONTRAST, comparing British Parliament US Government. 5 col. inches. GREAT VICTORY, Manchester (Niagara) communication of the victory at York, Upper Canada (Toronto today) 7 col. inches.
• 1815 Aug. 8, P1. Col. 1 POLITICAL To the Earl of Liverpool on Naval force of the USA. I thought it was my duty to warn you that one of the consequences of that War (1812 with America) would be the creating of a great naval force in that country. 21-1/2 col. inches.
2 The Baltimore Partiot & Evening Advertiser, newspapers
• 1814 April 20, P.2, col. 2 – BY THE MAILS Official account of the Battle of La Cole [Lacolle Mills]. Major General James Wilkinson puts a positive spin on loss with 4,000 US troop in fact against only 500 British. Also list some officers wounded. 19 col. inches. FROM PLATTSBURG noting enemy stationed at St. John’s and Isle aux Noir indicating intention to move early before US vessels are ready. 3-1/2 col. inches
• 1814 November 16, LATEST MAIL NEWS, - Office of the Delaware Gazette, Nov. 14th The Sloop Dart, of Philadelphia, Hasszenn, master arrived here from Matompkin Inlet..r. Ann, of Provincetown (Mass) Philip Cook, master, cargo salt. Capt. Cook states that he sailed a crew of British sailors, armed from the Schroeders. Telegraph, while he lay at anchor near Cape May... from Burnstable on the 1st inst. beyond to the Chesapeake ; that on Sunday the 6th, inst… 7-1/2 col. inches.
2 Salem Gazette, newspaper
• 1813 Dec. 14, P.1 col.1,2,3,&4, PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE – Very full front cover page report with details on the President (James Madison) mission to restore Peace. 59 col. inches. P2. Col. 1, 2, 3 & 4- Many articles regarding the impact of the War 68 col. inches. P.3, col. 1&2, More info on the war, 36 col. inches
• 1814 July 15, P.1, col. 2&3, Formation of provisional government in Boston in face of impending British attack 26 col. inches. P2, col. 1 PATRIOTISM PUT TO THE TEST 6 col. inches. P.2, col.2 BY THE MAILS War Taxes, About Peace, Peace in War in Europe, Detail for Militia service under the requalification of July 14, 1814. 19 col. inches. P.2, col.4 - ANOTHER DEFECENT NY Capturing Fort Erie. 5 col. inches. P.3, col. 1 Review of the British squadron on Lake Ontario. 8 col. inches.
1 Connecticut Courant, newspaper
• 1813 Sept. 7, P.1 col.4, COPIES OF LETTERS FROM GEN. BOYD, HQ Fort George, Aug 17, 2014. Reporting about a battle near Fort George with USA Indians and troops with Indians playing a dominant and successful role in the victory. 9 col. inches. P.1 col.5, EXTRACT reporting on an naval Battle between U.S. privateer Decatur and the Dominico, etc. 16 col. inches. P.2 col.4, ALBANY Extract of a letter from our correspondent near Fort George Details after a battle and situation on Lake Ontario.
1 The Newport Mercury,
• 1814 March 19, P1. Col.4, VICTORY ON LAKE ERIE, Two prints being offered for sale representing the victory gained by Com. Perry. 26x18 inches. P1. Col.4, - Copy of a letter from Com. Perry Newport, Dec. 15/13, Short note about the artist sent regarding the event. 8-1/2 col. inches. P.3, col.3 - Letter extract from an Officer to his brother Plattsburg NY - British lost desertion and now going to Plattsburg NY, All the 103rd regiment except 200, marched to our camp by the hundreds, it was 1,100 strong [must be incorrect comment made] 3 col. inches.
1 Concord Gazette, newspaper
• 1815 June 6, P.2, col.5, - BY THE MAILS, - Organization of the Peace Establishment of the United States, Department of War, May 17/15. Long columns about the size of the Artillery, Infantry and Rifleman after the War and many other guidelines. 19 col. inches. P3, col. 1, - GENERAL ORDERS, details of the Artillery, Infantry and Rifleman limiting. 34 col. inches. P3. Col.3, USS Constitution arrives in New York, called by Old Iron Sides nickname, victories reviewed). 13-1/2 col. inches.
1 The Repertory & General Advertiser
• 1812 October 16, P.1 col.2, - POLITICAL, Effects of Mr. Madison’s War… 8-1/2 col inches. P.1, col.3, MORE BLESSINGS OF MR. MADISON’S WAR. Taxes to support the War. 26 col. inches. P.2, col.1&2, - SPECIAL ELECTIONS and defence of USA discussed. 50 col. inches.