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General Regulations and Orders, 1804 
Text  1804, 77 p., 2 fold. leaves, p. 77 p., 2 fold. leaves  A book of general regulations and orders by the War Office of Great Britain, inscribed by L. Colonel Brock. (SPCL UE 58 G73 1804) This book of General Regulations and Orders by the War Office in Great Britain also includes manual and platoon exercises, as well as general orders and observations...
The Manual and Platoon Exercises, 1804 
Text  1804, 77 p., 2 fold. Leaves, p. 77 p., 2 fold. Leaves  A book of general regulations and orders by the War Office of Great Britain, inscribed by L. Colonel Brock. (SPCL UE 58 G73 1804) This book of General Regulations and Orders by the War Office in Great Britain also includes manual and platoon exercises, as well as general orders and observations...
The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle - 1812 July 
ImageText  July 1812, pp.1-96, pp.1-96  Specific pages with War of 1812 content in this volume: Page 77: The American senate declares war on Great Britain, the senate vote having passed by a majority of 6. News that the orders in council had been revoked. Click on the pdf links to the right to view the monthly issue. The Gentleman's...
The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle - 1812 August 
ImageText  August 1812, pp.97 - 200, pp.97 - 200  Specific pages with War of 1812 content in this volume: August: Page 166: Notice of the revocation of the orders in council Page 167: Notice of the permission of certain licensed vessels to import selected goods to Newfoundland from United States Page 179: The official American declaration of...
The Weekly Register September 1811 to March 1812 
ImageText  1 Sep 1811,   The Weekly Register, also known as Niles Weekly Register was a weekly periodical edited by Hezekiah Niles (1777-1839), and published in Baltimore Maryland. Volumes of Interest were published between 1811 (Vol. 1, No. 1, September 7, 1811) to 1814 (Vol. 5, No. 26, February 26, 1814). These volumes...
The Weekly Register - March 1813 and Index 
ImageText  March 1813,   Issues for the March 1813 Weekly Register newspaper (Baltimore, Maryland) are divided and includes the following War of 1812 related stories: March 6th, pages 1-16: Editor's proclamation on reporting on the war (p.1); Declaration of British Parliament - 9 January 1813 (pp.1-6); President's...
The Weekly Register - September 1811 and Index 
ImageText  September 1811,   Issues for the September 1811 Weekly Register newspaper (Baltimore, Maryland) are divided as follows: September 7th, pages 1-16 3rd Page: • Article outlining the problems associated with foreign trade, obstructed by the military power of European nations, and the need to increase home trade,...
The Weekly Register - November 1811 
ImageText  November 1811,   Issues for the November 1811 Weekly Register newspaper (Baltimore, Maryland) are divided as follows: November 2nd, pages 137-152 4th Page: • Fourth chapter of a piece discussing the history of the invasion of Spain by Napoleon 11th Page: • Article on impressment of American sailors by French...
The Weekly Register - October 1811 
ImageText  October 1811,   Issues for the October 1811 Weekly Register newspaper (Baltimore, Maryland) are divided as follows: October 5th, pages 73-88 1st Page: • Correspondence between (then Secretary of State) Madison and Mr. Rose, British envoy-extraordinary, sent to the US to make reparations for the attack on the...
The Weekly Register - December 1811 
ImageText  December 1811,   Issues for the December 1811 Weekly Register newspaper (Baltimore, Maryland) are divided as follows: December 7th, pages 241-256 11th Page: • Article discussing the preparedness and potential for war with Canada 15th Page: • Account of the battle near Prophet's Town, taken from a letter by...
The Weekly Register - January 1812 
ImageText  January 1812,   Pages for the month of January 1812 are divided as follows: January 4th, pages 321-336 5th Page: • Seventh chapter of a piece discussing the history of the invasion of Spain by Napoleon January 11th, pages 337-360 January 18th, pages 361-376 16th Page: • Report that claims native chief the...
The Weekly Register - February 1812 
ImageText  February 1812,   Issues for the February 1812 Weekly Register newspaper (Baltimore, Maryland) are divided as follows: February 1st, pages 393-408 15th Page: • Report of the appointment of Henry Dearborn as Major-General and head of the US army February 8th, pages 409-432 4th Page: • Eighth chapter of a piece...
The Weekly Register - April 1813 
ImageText  April 1813,   Issues for the April 1813 Weekly Register newspaper (Baltimore, Maryland) are divided as follows: April 3rd, pages 73-88 9th Page: • Report of proposal of the secretary of the navy to direct the commanding officers of public vessels to use only half the usual amount of powder, so vessels captured...
The Weekly Register - May 1813 
ImageText  May 1813,   Issues for the May 1813 Weekly Register newspaper (Baltimore, Maryland) are divided as follows: May 1st, pages 137-152 1st Page: • Article discussing the effects of the orders-in-council 9th Page: • Chart detailing the organization of the Army of the United States 10th Page: • List of general...
The Weekly Register - June 1813 
ImageText  June 1813,   Issues for the June 1813 Weekly Register newspaper (Baltimore, Maryland) are divided as follows: June 5th, pages 217-232 2nd Page: • Report from the legislature of Maryland 3rd Page: • Report on the defence of the state of Maryland 6th Page: • Events of the war 7th Page: • Military events,...
The Weekly Register - July 1813 
ImageText  July 1813,   Issues for the July 1813 Weekly Register newspaper (Baltimore, Maryland) are divided as follows: July 3rd, pages 281-296 5th Page: • Report from the legislature of Massachusetts 8th Page: • Events of the war • Military news 9th Page: • Naval news 11th Page: • Reports from the blockade of the...
The Weekly Register - August 1813 
ImageText  August 1813,   Issues for the August 1813 Weekly Register newspaper (Baltimore, Maryland) are divided as follows: August 7th, pages 361-376 4th Page: • Report on the distribution of arms to various states before and after 24th December 1812 5th Page: • Report on the use of torpedoes and underwater diving boats...
The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle - 1812 July to December Index and Supplement 
ImageText  1812, pp.601-676, pp.601-676  Specific pages related to the War of 1812 include: Pages 655, 656, 657: Battles on the Niagara Frontier, with the death of Major General Sir Isaac Brock at the Battle of Queenston Heights on October 13, 1812. Page 670: Oct 13 - Obituary for Major General Sir Isaac Brock. Click on the pdf links...
The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle - 1812 September 
ImageText  September 1812, pp.201-304, pp.201-304  Specific pages related to the War of 1812 include: Page 282: • News that, despite the orders in council having been revoked, it had been too late for it to have restored peace, and that negotiations would have to take place • Report that Americans had fitted out 220 privateers since the...
The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle - 1812 October 
ImageText  October 1812, pp.305-408, pp.305-408  Specific pages related to the War of 1812 include: Page 385: Report that the revocation of the orders in council were unlikely to produce conciliation. Report of the capture of Fort Detroit; battles at Plattsburgh and Sackett's Harbour. Page 389: On 10 October 1812, Major General Sir Isaac Brock...
The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle - 1812 November 
ImageText  1812, pp.409-504, pp.409-504  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...
The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle - 1812 December 
ImageText  December 1812, pp.497-600, pp.497-600  *Pages 497-504 are duplicated. Please check both November and December for these pages listed in the Index. Specific pages related to the War of 1812 include: Page 574: Battles at Fort Michilimackinac and the Invasion of Upper Canada by the Americans on October 12, 1812. Pages 576, 577, 578:...
The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle - 1813 January to June - Index and Supplements 
ImageText  1812,   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...
Letter - American soldier's account of battles at Chippewa, Lundy's Lane and Fort Erie, 1814 
Text  9 Dec 1814,   Chase Clough, a semi-literate American soldier, writes home to his wife relating the events of the campaign along the Niagara Frontier in 1814, including the battles and engagements at Fort Erie, Queenston, Chippewa and Lundy's Lane. The transcription of the letter is below.
The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle - 1813 January 
ImageText  1813,   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...
The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle - 1813 February 
ImageText  1813,   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...
The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle - 1813 March 
ImageText  1813,   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...
The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle - 1813 April 
ImageText  1813,   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...
Manuscript of James Cummings- August 28, 1860 
Text  28 August 1860,   A letter written by Cummings, a Captain in the War of 1812. The letter discusses his military career during the War of 1812.
The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle - 1813 May 
ImageText  1813,   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...
The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle - 1813 June 
ImageText  1813,   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...
Notice of Change in Reparation Agent- Quebec 1 May 1822 
Text  1 May 1822,   A notice of change in reparation agent between Robert Morrogh and Thomas Douglas from Quebec to Daniel Shannon in Niagara.
The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle - 1813 July to December Index and Supplements 
ImageText  1813,   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...
Letter Regarding an Affidavit discussing the Half Pay of Daniel Shannon, Ensign- June 13, 1820 
Text  13 June 1820,   A letter regarding an affidavit discussing the half pay of Daniel Shannon from the 25th June to the 21st of December 1819.
The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle - 1813 July 
ImageText  1813,   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...
The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle - 1813 August 
ImageText  1813,   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...
Oath of Employment History by Daniel Shannon- 1820 
Text  1820,   An oath by Daniel Shannon concerning his employment from the 25th of June to the 24th of December 1820.
The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle - 1813 September 
ImageText  1813,   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...
Notice to Half Pay Officers and Out Pensioners of Chelsea and Kilmainham Hospitals- 1821 
Text  1821,   Discusses the half pay and pensions of Officers living within His Majesty's Dominions. At the bottom, there is also a comment made by Robert Morrogh to Daniel Shannon concerning the above notice.
The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle - 1813 October 
ImageText  1813,   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...

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