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The Columbian Newspaper vol. IV no. 1105- June 12, 1813

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dc.creator Holt, Charles en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-12-16T16:30:18Z
dc.date.available 2011-12-16T16:30:18Z
dc.date.issued 2011-12-16
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10464/3743
dc.description The "Columbian" was established by Mr. Holt in 1808 as an "organ of the Clintonians" (Journalism in the United States, from 1690-1872 By Frederic Hudson) and a replacement to the "Citizen". It was a passionate Democratic paper that supported both Jefferson and Madison. Holt later sold the "Columbian" to Alden Spooner, who published the Long Island "Star". The Columbian ceased in 1821. This issue includes the following War of 1812 topics: Page 2: copies of letters from U.S. Gen. H. Dearborn describing the U.S. attack on Ft. George 27 May 1813; letter from Gen. H. Dearborn describing U.S. pursuit of British troops at Beaver Dams and the U.S. capture of Fort Erie; list of U.S. killed and wounded in Commodore Isaac Chauncey's squadron in attack on York 27 April, 1813; list of killed and wounded in Commodore Isaac Chauncey's squadron in attack on Ft. George 27 May 1813; abstract of the cartel for the exchange of prisoners of war between Great Britain and the United States; mention of troop movements through New York on their way to the battle front; list of persons killed or lost on the privateer Saratoga; Page 3: account of the loss of the U.S. war ships the Growler and Eagle to the British; news from Quebec and Kingston of troop movements; U.S. ship Syren unsuccessfully pursues British ship Herald; account of a U.S. cargo ship being captured by a British military ship; account of U.S. ship Siro capturing British ship Loyal Sam; report from Halifax of recent British troop and ship movements; list of recent troop enrollments in various states; report of British troop build up in Kingston; en_US
dc.subject Naval operations en_US
dc.subject Naval warfare en_US
dc.subject Newspapers en_US
dc.subject Military - 1812 en_US
dc.subject Fort George en_US
dc.subject War of 1812 en_US
dc.subject Dearborn, Henry en_US
dc.subject Fort Erie en_US
dc.subject War of 1812- Domestic Life en_US
dc.subject Chauncey, Isaac., Commodore (1779-1840) en_US
dc.title The Columbian Newspaper vol. IV no. 1105- June 12, 1813 en_US
dc.type text en_US


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