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WAR DECLARED!!

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Title:
WAR DECLARED!!
Description:
A printed paper broadside with the headline "WAR DECLARED!!" announcing the United State's declaration of war against Great Britain on June 18, 1812. The broadside is dated June 22, 1812, with a "MIRROR-OFFICE" attribution. This is assumed to be the Connecticut Mirror, a Hartford, Connecticut, newspaper. It lists the number of Congressional votes for and against the war and announces the authorization of a naval force and Letters of Marque and Reprisal.
Date:
June 22, 1812
Format:
Ephemera
Genre:
Broadsides
Location:
USS Constitution Museum
Collection (local):
USS Constitution Museum Broadsides Collection
Subjects:
Declarations of war
United States--History--War of 1812
Extent:
1 leaf (2 p.) ; 13 x 11 3/4 in.
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Publisher:
Hartford, Connecticut : Connecticut Mirror
Notes (date):
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Notes:
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Language:
English
Identifier:
1796.1