• An address, to the people of New-England

      Granger, Gideon, 1767-1822. (2011-12-16)
    • Admiralty Commissioner's Orders - October 13, 1812

      Dommett, Wiliam; Sydney, Joseph; Warrender, George; Barrow, John (2014-06-11)
      Admiralty Commissioner's Orders sent to Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Newfoundland, informing him of America's declaration of war against Great Britain and instructing him to seize and destroy all ships belonging to the United States of America which he may encounter. The document is dated October 13, 1812, and is signed by William Domett, Joseph Sydney Yorke, George Warrender, and John Barrow. The paper is marked "duplicate". It is likely that several copies were issued and sent via different ships to ensure that at least one made it to Admiral Duckworth.
    • American Mercury Newspaper, Vol. XXXI, No. 1571. August 9, 1814

      2011-12-16
      Contains 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.
    • The Bee Newspaper, Vol. I, No. 13

      2011-12-16
      24 October 1812. Contains a lengthy article on the Battle of Queenston Heights and Isaac Brock’s death. Also contains a notice from Gen. Sheaffe, stating that “…I do forbid all merchants, inn-keepers, and suttlers, and all other persons, licensed or unlicensed to sell spirituous liquors of any sort or description whatsoever, within one mile distance of the respective military posts…” A notice by Lieut. Col. Myers, by order of Gen. Sheaffe is also included. It states that “whereas on the surrender of the American troops at Queenston on the 13th instant, a great number of muskets taken from the enemy were left on the fields adjacent to the scene of action, and were thereafter picked up by some of His Majesty’s Subjects, which muskets have not been returned into the Public Stores. Notice is therefore given that the Commander in Chief of His Majesty’s Forces trusts that all persons having in possession any such arms will avail themselves of this Notice and deliver up the same forthwith to the ordnance Store Keeper at Fort George…”
    • The Bombardier, and Pocket Gunner, 7th Edition- 1813

      Adye, Ralph Willett . Capt. (2011-12-16)
    • The Boston Gazette, Vol. 4 No. 25- September 14, 1815

      2011-12-16
      14 September 1815. Contains an account of a battle under the headline “Battle of Chippawa”, given by Captain McDonald on March 14, 1815, before the Military Court of Inquiry at Troy. The dates given in the account are not consistent with the Battle of Chippawa, and likely refer to the Battle of Lundy’s Lane (Bridgewater) instead. It is stated that “this court of enquiry was granted at the request of Gen. Ripley, who was stung into dissatisfaction by a despatch from Gen. Brown, relative to the sequel of the action at Bridgewater”.
    • The Columbian Newspaper vol. IV no. 1105- June 12, 1813

      Holt, Charles (2011-12-16)
      The "Columbian" was established by Mr. Holt in 1808 as an "organ of the Clintonians" (Journalism in the United States, from 1690-1872 By Frederic Hudson) and a replacement to the "Citizen". It was a passionate Democratic paper that supported both Jefferson and Madison. Holt later sold the "Columbian" to Alden Spooner, who published the Long Island "Star". The Columbian ceased in 1821.
    • Correspondence between the American and British Plentipotentiaries relative to the commercial convention concluded on the 3rd of July, 1815

      United States. Dept. of State.; Great Britain. Foreign Office.; United States. Congress. Senate (2011-12-16)
    • Documents and facts, relative to military events, during the late war

      Boyd, John Parker, 1764-1830. ([Boston? : s.n.,, 2011-12-16)
    • Essay on the influence of the War of 1812 in the confederation of the Union

      Lawson, W. T. (William Thornton); Lawson, W. T. (William Thornton). Influence of the War of 1812. (New York : Columbia College,, 2011-12-16)
    • Facts relative to the campaign on the Niagara in 1814

      Ripley, Eleazar Wheelock, 1782-1839. (Boston : Printed at the Patriot-Office,, 2009-08-11)
    • The Flags, Standards and Colors Taken by the Forces of the United States

      United States. Congress. House. Committee on Condition and Distribution of Flags, Standards ad Colors. Taken by the United States.; Seybert, Adam, 1773-1825. (2011-12-16)
    • The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle - 1812 August

      Sylvanus Urban (2011-12-16)
      Specific pages with War of 1812 content in this volume: August: Page 179: The official American declaration of war. The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle was a monthly periodical published in England during the years of 1736-1833. The volumes of interest from 1812-1815 were written and compiled by Sylvanus Urban, Gentleman. These volumes were printed in London by Nichols, Son and Bentley at Cicero's Head, Red Lion Passage and Fleet Street. The magazine contains accounts of important historical events, abstracts of foreign occurrences, letters from noted figures, articles on geography, biographical entries for prominent people, poems, statistics, obituaries, reviews of books and more.
    • The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle - 1812 December

      Sylvanus Urban (2011-12-16)
      *Pages 497-504 are duplicated. Please check both November and December for these pages listed in the Index. Specific pages related to the War of 1812 include: Contains an update on the war on page 574, providing some details of the British attack on Fort Michilimackinac, led by Capt. Roberts, at the urging of Isaac Brock. A report forwarded to Sir G. Prevost (Governor in Chief) by Isaac Brock is mentioned regarding these events. Pages 576, 577, 578: A lengthy article beginning on page 576 describes Gen. Hull’s surrender at Detroit to the British forces under Isaac Brock. It is stated that Gen. Brock’s “conduct and services are praised in the highest terms by Gen. Prevost”. Contains Brock’s account of the events in a letter dated at Detroit, August 17. Intelligence from Major General Sir Isaac Brock with mentions of the battles of Fort Detroit, Amherstburg, etc. The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle was a monthly periodical published in England during the years of 1736-1833. The volumes of interest from 1812-1815 were written and compiled by Sylvanus Urban, Gentleman. These volumes were printed in London by Nichols, Son and Bentley at Cicero's Head, Red Lion Passage and Fleet Street. The magazine contains accounts of important historical events, letters from noted figures, articles on geography, biographical entries for prominent people, poems, reviews of books and more.