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dc.date.accessioned2011-12-16T16:30:13Z
dc.date.available2011-12-16T16:30:13Z
dc.date.issued2011-12-16
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10464/3740
dc.descriptionThis newspaper was published bi-weekly from June 1812 to September 1814 by S. Woodworth and Co. in New York. Editor Samuel Woodworth formed the content of the newspaper using official documents from both the American and British side with the intention to report the events of the war. Article topics in this issue include: Page 1: Letter from Maj. Gen. Van Rensselaer to Maj. Gen. Henry Dearborn describing in detail the battle of Queenston; Page 2: Letter from Maj. Gen. Van Rensselaer to Maj. Gen. Henry Dearborn describing in detail the battle of Queenston; report of U.S. war sloop Wasp capturing the British war ship Frolic and the subsequent capture of the Wasp by another British war ship, Poictiers; copy of statement by U.S. President James Madison detailing battles in Detroit, Queenston, and his plans for the war; Page 3: copy of statement by U.S. President James Madison detailing battles in Detroit, Queenston, and his plans for the war; Page 4: copy of statement by U.S. President James Madison detailing battles in Detroit, Queenston, and his plans for the war; U.S. President James Madison promotes Capt. Z. Taylor to rank of Major for his part in defense of Ft. Harrison; report of various Naval movements;en_US
dc.subjectMilitary - 1812en_US
dc.subjectWar of 1812en_US
dc.subjectDearborn, Henryen_US
dc.subjectVan Rensselaer, Stephenen_US
dc.subjectBattle of Queenston Heightsen_US
dc.subjectWar of 1812- Domestic Lifeen_US
dc.subjectThe War Newspaperen_US
dc.subjectS. Woodworth and Co.en_US
dc.titleThe War Vol. 1, No. 20- November 7, 1812en_US
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