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The New York Weekly Museum Newspaper, Vol. II, No.26- October 30, 1813

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dc.description A weekly paper that was published from 1805 to 1814. War related news includes: Page 103 - Weekly Retrospect: Reports on the Napoleanic Wars in Europe; Possible French and English troop movements from Europe to America and Canada; Mention of British vessels captured by American privateers Scourge, Rattlesnake and Lion; Report on New York celebration of Commodore Perry and General Harrison's victories on Lake Erie and in Canada respectively; Creek Indians attack on a supply convoy near Savannah, the provisions were recovered by General Floyd; General Harrison's account on Moravian Town (Moraviantown) and Munsey; Movements of General Wilkinson's army. Page 104 - an editorial about the madness of the times and its reflection on humanity. The rest of the newspaper contains literary works (poems and translations), marriages, deaths and other anecdotes. The motto on the front page states: "Visiting Every Flower with Labour Meet, and Gathering all its Treasures, Sweet by Sweet." en_US
dc.subject Galleries and museums en_US
dc.subject Newspapers en_US
dc.subject War of 1812 en_US
dc.subject War of 1812- Domestic Life en_US
dc.subject Perry, Oliver Hazard (1785 - 1819) en_US
dc.title The New York Weekly Museum Newspaper, Vol. II, No.26- October 30, 1813 en_US
dc.type text en_US

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