|dc.description.abstract||*Pages 497-504 are duplicated. Please check both November and December for these pages listed in the Index.
Specific pages related to the War of 1812 include:
Contains an update on the war on page 574, providing some details of the
British attack on Fort Michilimackinac, led by Capt. Roberts, at the urging of Isaac Brock. A
report forwarded to Sir G. Prevost (Governor in Chief) by Isaac Brock is mentioned regarding
Pages 576, 577, 578: A lengthy article beginning on page 576 describes Gen. Hull’s surrender at Detroit to the British
forces under Isaac Brock. It is stated that Gen. Brock’s “conduct and services are praised in the
highest terms by Gen. Prevost”. Contains Brock’s account of the events in a letter dated at
Detroit, August 17. Intelligence from Major General Sir Isaac Brock with mentions of the battles of Fort Detroit, Amherstburg, etc.
The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle was a monthly periodical published in England during the years of 1736-1833. The volumes of interest from 1812-1815 were written and compiled by Sylvanus Urban, Gentleman. These volumes were printed in London by Nichols, Son and Bentley at Cicero's Head, Red Lion Passage and Fleet Street.
The magazine contains accounts of important historical events, letters from noted figures, articles on geography, biographical entries for prominent people, poems, reviews of books and more.||