1812 History
The Weekly Messenger Newspaper- October 15, 1813


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Media Type:
Text
Item Type:
Periodicals
Description:
This newspaper was published in Boston, Massachusetts every Friday by James Cutler and includes a variety of topics relating to the War of 1812. The first page begins with a proclamation by the Governor of Massachusetts regarding a day of public thanksgiving and prayer for a good harvest in which he also mentions the need to end the war. This page is also monopolized by an article discussing the making and storing of cider. The Foreign News section particularly mentions war in Germany, Spain and Austria. The paper also includes a section on the events of the War of 1812 which has letters from Commodore Isaac Chauncey. He discusses the battle of Lake Ontario, the General Pike ship, and Yeo. The paper is also comprised of articles on General Harrison’s army landing at Malden, British prisoners, the summer campaign in Vermont, General Duane, religious ceremonies at Newton, the battle on Lake Erie, the capture of the Argus by the Pelican (a British account), the funeral of Captain Wm. Henry Allen of the Argus and a letter from Commodore Rodgers to the Secretary of the Navy. It also includes the price of merchandise such as butter, beans, corn, liquor, and cheese.
Publisher:
James Cutler
Place of Publication:
Boston, Massachusetts
Date of Publication:
15 Oct 1813
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
2008.001.023
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The Weekly Messenger Newspaper- October 15, 1813


This newspaper was published in Boston, Massachusetts every Friday by James Cutler and includes a variety of topics relating to the War of 1812. The first page begins with a proclamation by the Governor of Massachusetts regarding a day of public thanksgiving and prayer for a good harvest in which he also mentions the need to end the war. This page is also monopolized by an article discussing the making and storing of cider. The Foreign News section particularly mentions war in Germany, Spain and Austria. The paper also includes a section on the events of the War of 1812 which has letters from Commodore Isaac Chauncey. He discusses the battle of Lake Ontario, the General Pike ship, and Yeo. The paper is also comprised of articles on General Harrison’s army landing at Malden, British prisoners, the summer campaign in Vermont, General Duane, religious ceremonies at Newton, the battle on Lake Erie, the capture of the Argus by the Pelican (a British account), the funeral of Captain Wm. Henry Allen of the Argus and a letter from Commodore Rodgers to the Secretary of the Navy. It also includes the price of merchandise such as butter, beans, corn, liquor, and cheese.