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dc.descriptionA weekly newspaper published in Hartford, Connecticut by Elisha Babcock and Son, "(Printers of the Laws of the Union)". Babcock arrived in Hartford not long after the war in 1784 and created the Mercury. It became the leading Democratic newspaper in Connecticut and ceased not long after his death in 1821.en_US
dc.description.abstractContains an account of the Battle of Chippawa by Gen. Scott, dated at Queenston, 15 July 1814. Another account is provided by J. Hindman, Maj. Com. Batt. Artillery. The official British account of the battle is also given, with a return of the killed, wounded and missing.
dc.subjectMilitary desertersen_US
dc.subjectNaval operationsen_US
dc.subjectFort Georgeen_US
dc.subjectWar of 1812en_US
dc.subjectPrevost, Georgeen_US
dc.subjectWar of 1812- Domestic Lifeen_US
dc.subjectWar of 1812- Niagara Frontier Campaignen_US
dc.subjectSackets Harboren_US
dc.subjectBattle of Chippawaen_US
dc.subjectBattle of Bridgewateren_US
dc.titleAmerican Mercury Newspaper, Vol. XXXI, No. 1571. August 9, 1814en_US

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