The War, 4 January 1814 (vol. 2, no.81)
Contains several accounts of the British burning Lewiston, and their attack on Fort Niagara [following the burning of Newark by the Americans]. The accounts include a letter from Gen. Tompkins to the Secretary of War; a letter from Brig. Gen. Timothy Hawkins of the New York militia to Daniel Tompkins, Commander-in-Chief; an anonymous account; and a notice to the inhabitants of Niagara, Genesee, and Chatauque by Geo. McClure, Brig. Gen., commanding officer, Niagara Frontier. The accounts are dated between December 18-24, 1813.