The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle - 1812 November
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- Sylvanus Urban
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- Item Type
- Specific pages related to the War of 1812 include:
Page 478: Report of the capture of American privateer brig Curlew by British ship Acasta. Report of the capture of American privateer Catharine and a captured bark by British ship Colibri. Report of capture of American privateer Gossamer and the retaking of a previously captured British ship Mary Anne, by British sloop Emulous
Page 486: A court martial at Halifax determined that the surrender of the Guerriere was proper, in order to preserve the lives of her remaining crew, Captain Dacres of the Guerriere honourably acquitted
Pages 490: Fall of Major General Isaac Brock at the Battle of Queenston Heights and victory by Major General Roger Shaeffe.
Click on the pdf links to the right to view the monthly issue.
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.
- Printed by: Nichols, Son and Bentley
- Place of Publication
- London, England
- Date of Original
- Brock University, James A. Gibson Library, Special Collections and Archives
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