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dc.date.accessioned2011-12-16T16:30:18Z
dc.date.available2011-12-16T16:30:18Z
dc.date.issued2011-12-16
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10464/3744
dc.description.abstractThis was a weekly paper that was published every Saturday. The motto of the Merrimack was: "Not too rash--Yet not fearful--We aim to be just." It was published from 1808-1817.
dc.description.abstractContains a brief entry on page 3 about the impending American attack on Fort George. It is stated that “Com. Chauncey …was expected again at Niagara the beginning of the present week, when it was believed operations would immediately commence against Fort George”.
dc.description.abstractPage 1: State of New York Republicans published a statement arguing against the war and the policies of John Adams and James Madison; account of the capture of York by the Americans, 27 April 1813;
dc.description.abstractPage 2: account of the capture of York by the Americans, 27 April 1813; letter from American Brig. Gen. Henry Miller to Sir John B. Warren warning the British not to execute captured U.S. citizen O'Neal; response from Sir John B. Warren to Brig. Gen. Henry Miller stating that O'Neal had been released; account of Stephen Girard buying back his ransomed ship from the British;
dc.description.abstractPage 3: account of Stephen Girard buying back his ransomed ship from the British; U.S. General Harrison repels British and Indian forces that attack Fort Meigs; account of British forces capturing U.S. privateer ship Alexander; report of British forces near Newport, New York, the Delaware river, and the Potomac River; report of Indian attacks in Kaskaskia, Randolph County; report of a boat load of provisions attacked by Indians near Fort Harrison; Commodore Isaac Chauncey arrived at Sacket's Harbor to unload stores taken from York before leaving for Niagara to commence attack against Fort George; U.S. Army announcement recruiting men 18 to 45 years of age to enlist in the army;
dc.subjectNaval operationsen_US
dc.subjectNaval warfareen_US
dc.subjectNewspapersen_US
dc.subjectPeaceen_US
dc.subjectRecruiting and enlistmenten_US
dc.subjectMilitary - 1812en_US
dc.subjectFort Georgeen_US
dc.subjectWar of 1812en_US
dc.subjectUnited States - Historyen_US
dc.subjectWar of 1812- Domestic Lifeen_US
dc.subjectWar of 1812- Niagara Frontier Campaignen_US
dc.subjectSackets Harboren_US
dc.subjectChauncey, Isaac., Commodore (1779-1840)en_US
dc.titleMerrimack Intelligencer Vol. 5 No. 48, 22 May 1813en_US
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