|dc.description||This daily paper, except Sundays, began publication on August 17, 1813 and ceased April 30, 1817. It was also published tri-weekly for a "COUNTRY" edition. The paper later became the Baltimore Patriot.
Topics of interest include:
Page 1: announcement Capt. M. Simmones Burnbury is seeking men to form a company of Sea Fencibles;
Page 2: U.S. Legislature authorizes bill to increase the Marine Corps; U.S. Legislature authorizes bill to purchase vessels captured on Lake Erie; U.S. Senate bill authorizes the appointment of officers for the flotilla service; President of United States authorized to accept service of volunteer corps for defence of United States; Letter from Capt. A. H. Holmes to Lieut. Col. Butler detailing an American victory over the British near Detroit; announcement of British forces building barges for the purpose of attacking Detroit; War sloop Erie returns to Baltimore unable to reach sea due to British forces in the Chesapeake;
Page 3: Death notice of Mr. Ward Fairchild of the U.S. Army;
Page 4: Commander of the U.S. Flotilla seeks men for the Chesapeake Flotilla.||en_US