1812 History
Farmers Watchtower Newspaper- December 2, 1812


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1812 History
Department of Canadian Heritage This item is a part of the 1812 History digitization project. This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.
Media Type:
Text
Item Type:
Periodicals
Description:
Under this Accession number there is a collection of newspapers from the United States (US) from the years 1812 to 1886, some of which contain articles related to the War of 1812. The following is a brief description of the articles of interest.

This issue has many articles discussing topics about the ongoing war. Of interest, it includes a letter from Benjamin Hawkins Esq. to the Creek Nation discussing a pact with the US to be loyal and refuse arms from the British. There are a few letters from Capt. Eliott and Commodore John Rodgers to the Secretary of the Navy discussing encounters with the British forces. There are also letters written to and from Lord Castlereagh, Mr. Hamilton and Mr. Munroe from a Mr. Russel. Another interesting article discusses a British prisoner's rebuke of an American's public objection to the US treatment of the British. In addition, there are small articles discussing the need to renew militia laws and rewards for military deserters.
Publisher:
Copwin & Blackburn
Place of Publication:
Urbana, Ohio
Date of Publication:
2 Dec 1812
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
987.5.277
Language of Item:
English
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Farmers Watchtower Newspaper- December 2, 1812


Under this Accession number there is a collection of newspapers from the United States (US) from the years 1812 to 1886, some of which contain articles related to the War of 1812. The following is a brief description of the articles of interest.

This issue has many articles discussing topics about the ongoing war. Of interest, it includes a letter from Benjamin Hawkins Esq. to the Creek Nation discussing a pact with the US to be loyal and refuse arms from the British. There are a few letters from Capt. Eliott and Commodore John Rodgers to the Secretary of the Navy discussing encounters with the British forces. There are also letters written to and from Lord Castlereagh, Mr. Hamilton and Mr. Munroe from a Mr. Russel. Another interesting article discusses a British prisoner's rebuke of an American's public objection to the US treatment of the British. In addition, there are small articles discussing the need to renew militia laws and rewards for military deserters.