The War, 28 November 1812 (vol. 1, no.23)
Contains a proclamation “To the Men of New York” by General Alex Smyth, 10 November 1812, from a camp near Buffalo. It is prefaced with a note that “the following curious proclamation of Gen. Smyth was circulated in the western counties of this state for the purpose of raising volunteers, with what effect we have yet to learn…”. The proclamation was issued shortly before the Battle of Frenchman’s Creek (also known as the Affair opposite Black Rock) on November 28.