Boston: Davis C. Ballad, Publisher, 1814. Tabloid. Good. Item #013690
Single sheet , folded into four pages. Roughly 15 by 20 inches. A few small illustrations in the advertising section. A single issue of this newspaper from Boston, containing several article and small pieces of news on the War of 1812. This includes battles, etc. as well as the court martial trial of General Hull. With a short piece on the Frigate USS Essex and its success in capturing or destroying British ships, including whaling vessels. This precedes the battle in which it was captured later in 1814. A short mention of a troop request to be sent to the frontier of Georgia to engage with Creek Indians is also present, alongside the various classified ads and auction announcements. GOOD condition. Several horizontal and vertical fold creases present. Moderate browning, with large, faint dampstaining present. Some soiling and staining. Old ink signature at the upper front page. Some creasing, chipping and tearing along the extremities, with a few tiny holes and loss to the paper itself.
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