Place Published: Boston
Publisher: Boston Weekly Messenger
Date Published: 1813
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: No binding
War of 1812 - 10 issues from The Weekly Messenger, Boston, Massachusetts newspapers
About 60% with some written content descriptions, virtually all with some War of 1812 related content. The papers are in good to fair condition, heavy rag paper with foxing and some tears.
• 1813 May 28, P.3, col.3, - “GOOD NEWS” from the North-Western Army, Lower Sandusky. The enemy repulsed. General Harrison’s dispatch regarding the British defeat against General Proctor. P.3, col 4, - North-West Army. General Harrison’s account of the raising of the Siege of Fort Meigs story is lacking details such as the capture of 650 Kentucky Militia and defeat. 2 col. inches. P3, col. 4, “GENERAL STAFF” accounts of various regiments casualties. 4-1/2 col. inches.
• 1813 October 1, P.3 col. 1 “NAVAL VICTORY ON LAKE ERIE” Sept. 21, Commodore O.H. Perry announcing Victory on Lake Erie. Many details provided. List of Killed and wounded. 35 col. inches. P3. Col.3, - “COM. RODGERS ARRIVED” Newport, Sept. 27, US Frigate, “President” was away 5 months and now back. Long story with lots of details of the trip. 15 col. inches. P3, col. 4&5, - Montreal, Sept. 18, Account of British difficulties on Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. 11 col. inches. • 1813 November 12,
• 1813 November 19,
• 1813 November 26, P.3 col. 1 “THE CANADAS”, Nov.26. Writing about the highly satisfactory intelligence reports from the Americans via the US newspapers and quoting particulars. Also complaining about high prices and future taxes. 26 col. inches. P.3, col. 4, - “BRITISH OFFICAL ACCOUNT” of the affair of the 26th October between General Hampton and the British. Lieut. Colonel Charles De Salaberry (Battle of Châteauguay) who choose a judicious position and excellent disposition of his troop to repulse a number of American attacks. The US Army retreated in in complete disgrace. 11 col. inches. P3. “GENERAL WILKINSON’S ARMY JOURNAL” series of short reports dating from Oct. 30 to Nov. 10th. Wilkinson’s army would badly lose the Battle of Cornwall or Battle of Crylser’s Farm on Nov. 11th.
• 1813 December 3, P1., col. 12 Battle of Cornwall or Battle of Crylser’s Farm. P3. Col.1,2,3& 4. - Official account of Battle of Crylser’s Farm from US and British. 66 col. inches.
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• 1813 December 31,
Good. Item #8802