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dc.descriptionA weekly paper that was published from 1805 to 1814. War related news includes: Page 103 - Weekly Retrospect: Troop movements of Captain Morgan and a company of light dragoons from Niagara to Greenbush; report on the Battle of Queenston Heights including a casualty listing and a mention of the death of Major General Isaac Brock and Colonel McDonald and the American's respect for Brock; British attach of Fort Erie and the Village of Black Rock; the privateer Globe under Captain Murphy returning to Baltimore after capturing a British letter of marque; First Nation / Indian attacks near St. Louis; movements of General W. Harrison and army from Fort Defiance to the rapids of Miama (Miami). The rest of the newspaper contains literary works (poems and translations), essays (including on celibacy), marriages, deaths and other anecdotes. The motto on the front page states: "Visiting Every Flower with Labour Meet, and Gathering all its Treasures, Sweet by Sweet."en_US
dc.subjectGalleries and museumsen_US
dc.subjectFort Erie, Ont.en_US
dc.subjectWar of 1812en_US
dc.subjectBattle of Queenston Heightsen_US
dc.subjectWar of 1812- Domestic Lifeen_US
dc.subjectIsaac Brocken_US
dc.titleThe New York Weekly Museum Newspaper, Vol. I, No.26- October 31, 1812en_US

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