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Portsmouth Oracle, 15 January 1814 (vol. 25, no. 17) - Newspaper2013-06-27Volumes of interest were published between 1812 and 1815 with articles about the War of 1812. Issue for July 16, 1814 includes a long report on the capture of Fort Erie on the Canadian-U.S. frontier, also a prominent front page headline and a very long and detailed report of the capture of the U.S. frigate USS Essex. It is also mentioned that the town of Batavia had been burnt by the British.