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Columbian Centinel, December 12, 1812

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Title:
Columbian Centinel, December 12, 1812
Description:
Columbian Centinel, No. 2,993, published in Boston, Massachusetts on December 12, 1812. An article on page 1, column 4, contains a letter dated September 7, 1812 from Captain James Dacres of HMS Guerriere to Admiral Herbert Sawyer, titled "British Official Account of the loss of the Guerriere." The letter recounts the battle between USS Constitution and HMS Guerriere and lists the causalties from both sides, number of men, and number of guns aboard USS Constitution. Another article on page 1, column 5, reports on the Order of Council (England) allowing seizure of United States ships and property. A third article on page 2, column 4, reports on the political situation between the United States and Algiers.
Publisher:
Russell, Benjamin, 1761-1845
Date:
December 12, 1812
Format:
Newspapers
Location:
USS Constitution Museum
Collection (local):
USS Constitution Museum Newspaper Collection
Subjects:
Campaigns & battles
Sailing ships
United States--History--War of 1812
Constitution (Frigate)
Guerriere (Frigate)
Extent:
1 v. ; 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 in.
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Language:
English
Identifier:
1828.2