1814 NEWSPAPER. EARLY DANIEL WEBSTER SPEECH-WAR NEWS

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  • Sold Date: Apr 18,2007
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CONNECTICUT COURANT , HARTFORD, NOVEMBER 15, 1814.

An 11" front page column headed EXTRACT FROM A SPEECH OF THE HON. MR. WEBSTER, OF N. H. AGAINST DOUBLING THE LAND TAX.

A 3" front page column headed DESCRIPTION OF THE HORORS OF WAR . Explosions of the bastions of Fort Erie...mangled limbs and mutilated bodies, etc.

Over a full front page column, being the Proceedings of the Legislature of Connecticut....Report of the Committee of Defence.

War News on page 2 - Sackett's Harbor under siege by the British - Gen. Bissel's expedition against the British, dtd. Hqs. Northern Army, Camp near Fort Erie - Page 3 - Capture of the British Sloop of War Avon, by the U.S. Sloop Wasp.

Genuine 4 page newspaper in Very Good Condition eith foxing.

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