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The War of 1812 : writings from America's second war of independence

Autor Donald R Hickey
Vydavatel: New York : The Library of America : Distributed to the trade in the U.S. by Penguin Group (USA), ©2013.
Edice: Library of America, 232.
Vydání/formát:   Kniha : Biography : EnglishZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
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A collection of letters, speeches, diary entries, newspaper and magazine articles, memoir excerpts, poems, sermons, songs, and military reports that provide a rich first-hand panorama of the War of 1812 as it was experienced by a wide range of participants: Americans, Britons, Canadians, and Indians.
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Žánr/forma: History
Personal narratives
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Typ materiálu: Biography
Typ dokumentu: Book
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Donald R Hickey
ISBN: 9781598531954 1598531956
OCLC číslo: 775418801
Poznámky: Color maps on lining papers.
Popis: xxx, 892 pages : 1 illustration ; 21 cm.
Obsahy: "A solemn question", Washington, D.C., June 1812 / James Madison (War Message to Congress) --
"An immediate appeal to Arms", Washington, D.C., June 1812 / U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Foreign Relations (Report on the Causes and Reasons for War) --
"A solecism worthy of Don Quixot", Virginia, May 1812 / Thomas Jefferson to James Madison --
"The spirit of the whole people is on fire", Tennessee, June 1812 / Andrew Jackson to Willie Blount --
"All this Island will rise as one man", Northwestern Frontier, June 1812 / Tecumseh (Message from the Confederate Nations to Their British Allies and Huron Brothers) --
"Trade & fight, & fight & trade", Washington, D.C., June 1812 / James Monroe to John Taylor --
"The last resort of injured Nations", Washington, D.C., June 1812 / James Madison (Proclamation of War) --
"Long live America", Baltimore, June 1812 / Hezekiah Niles ("War against England") --
Canada, Commerce, and War, Virginia, June 1812 / Thomas Jefferson to James Madison --
"What are the United States to gain by this war?", Washington, D.C., June 1812 / Thirty-four Members of the U.S. House of Representatives (from "An Address of the Minority to Their Constituents") --
Silencing the Anti-War Press, Baltimore, Summer 1812 / Maryland House of Delegates, Committee of Grievances and Courts of Justice (Report on the Baltimore Riots) --
"Your country calls", Washington, D.C., July 1812 / Israel Pickens (Circular Letter to His Constituents in North Carolina) --
"It is a war fraught with ruin", Boston, July 1812 / William Ellery Channing (A Sermon, Preached in Boston, July 23, 1812, the Day of the Publick Fast) --
"I come to find enemies not to make them", Upper Canada, July 1812 / William Hull (Proclamation) --
"Repel the invader", Upper Canada, July 1812 / Isaac Brock (Proclamation) --
With Tecumseh and the British, Northwestern Frontier, July-August 1812 / Thomas Verchères de Boucherville (Journal) --
The Fort Dearborn Massacre, Northwestern Frontier, August 1812 / Nathan Heald to Thomas H. Cushing --
Massachusetts Defiant, Boston, August 1812 / Caleb Strong to William Eustis --
"The wheels of war", Washington, D.C., August 1812 / James Madison to Thomas Jefferson --
Hull's Capitulation, Michigan Territory, August 1812 / Robert Lucas (Journal) --
A Ballad of Detroit, Upper Canada, August 1812 / Cornelius Flummerfelt ("The Bold Canadian") --
"Old Ironsides" Captures HMS Guerrière, North Atlantic, August 1812 / Moses Smith (from Naval Scenes in the Last War) --
De Witt Clinton for President, New York City, August 1812 / New-York City Committee of Correspondence (from Address ... in Support of the Nomination of The Hon. De Witt Clinton) --
Advice to America's Indian Friends, Washington, D.C., August 1812 / James Madison (Address to the Delegations of Several Indian Nations) --
Alarm and Distrust in New York, Niagara Frontier, August 1812 / Stephen Van Rensselaer to Daniel D. Tompkins --
Siege of Fort Wayne, Northwestern Frontier, September 1812 / Daniel Curtis to Jacob Kingsbury --
Circumstances and William Hull, Lower Canada, September 1812 / A.W. Cochran (from a letter to Rebecca Cochran) --
Fifteen Reasons for War on America, Upper Canada, September 1812 / John Strachan to John Richardson --
Yankee Ingenuity, Pennsylvania, October 1812 / George McFeely (Diary) --
Battle of Queenston Heights, Upper Canada, October 1812 / Jared Willson to Alvan Stewart --
The British-Indian Alliance, Upper Canada, November 1812 / John Strachan to William Wilberforce --
"The hour of renown", Niagara Frontier, November 1812 / Alexander Smyth (Proclamation) --
A Chronicle of Wretchedness, Northwestern Frontier, September 1812-January 1813 / William Atherton (from Narrative of the Suffering & Defeat of the North-Western Army) --
Battle of the Mississinewa River, Northwestern Frontier, December 1812 / William B. Northcutt (Diary). "Remember the Raisin!", Northwestern Frontier, January 1813 / Elias Darnell (Journal) --
War and the American Character, Washington, D.C., March 1813 / James Madison (Second Inaugural Address) --
The Rules of Engagement, London, March 1813 / Henry, Earl Bathurst to Sir Thomas Sidney Beckwith --
Battle of York, Upper Canada, April 1813 / Patrick Finan (from "Recollections of Canada") --
Siege of Fort Meigs, Ohio, May 1813 / John Richardson (from "A Canadian Campaign") --
Tyrants of Land and Sea, Virginia, May 1813 / Thomas Jefferson to Madame de Staël --
"The flag from Fort George", Upper Canada, May 1813 / George McFeely (Diary) --
Battle of Sackets Harbor, Upstate New York, May 1813 / John Le Couteur (Journal) --
Life Aboard a British Prison Ship, Lower Canada, June-August 1813 / Joseph Penley Jr. (from The Sanguinary and Cruel War of 1812-14) --
HMS Shannon Defeats USS Chesapeake, Massachusetts Bay, June 1813 / Philip B.V. Broke to John Borlase Warren --
"Party sperit", Washington, D.C., June 1813 / John C. Calhoun to James Macbride --
A Canadian Paul Revere, Upper Canada, June 1813 / Laura Ingersoll Secord (Incident at Beaver Dams) --
Battle of Beaver Dams, Upper Canada, June 1813 / John Le Couteur (Journal) --
The President in Peril, Washington, D.C., June 1813 / James Monroe to Thomas Jefferson --
British Atrocities at Hampton, Virginia, June 1813 / "P." (Richard E. Parker) to the Richmond Enquirer --
The Death of Joseph C. Eldridge, Upper Canada, July 1813 / Blackbird (Message from the Ottawa Nation to William Claus) --
Skirmish on the Sandusky, Ohio, July 1813 / William B. Northcutt (Diary) --
Battle of Fort Stephenson, Ohio, August 1813 / George Croghan to William Henry Harrison --
The White Man's Way of War, Northwestern Frontier, Summer 1813 / Black Hawk (from Life of Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak or Black Hawk) --
Storm and Shipwreck, Lake Ontario, August 1813 / James Fenimore Cooper (from Ned Myers; or, A Life Before the Mast) --
The Wounded of USS Argus, Southwest Coast of Britain, August 1813 / James Inderwick (Journal) --
A Brawl with Andrew Jackson, Nashville, September 1813 / Thomas Hart Benton (Broadside) --
"We have met the enemy and they are ours", Lake Erie, September 1813 / Philip Freneau ("The Battle of Lake Erie") --
"The nerve of a hero", Lake Erie, September 1813 / Washington Irving ("Biographical Memoir of Commodore Perry") --
"We are determined to defend our lands", Upper Canada, September 1813 / Tecumseh (Speech to Henry Procter) --
Battle of the Thames, Upper Canada, September-October 1813 / John Richardson (from War of 1812) --
An Armistice with the Indians, Northwestern Frontier, October 1813 / William Henry Harrison (Proclamation) --
Indian Grievances, Niagara Frontier, October 1813 / Red Jacket (Message to Erastus Granger) --
Terror, Delight, and Thoughts of Home, Upper Canada, October 1813 / John Le Couteur to Philip Bouton --
Battle of Châteauguay, Lower Canada, October 1813 / Robert Purdy to James Wilkinson --
Runaway Slaves in the Chesapeake, Maryland, Summer-Fall 1813 / Charles Ball (from Slavery in the United States: A Narrative) --
American Characteristics, Maryland, Winter 1813-14 / James Scott (from Recollections of a Naval Life) --
A British Editor Interviews the President, Washington, D.C., November 1813 / Francis Jeffrey (A Conversation with James Madison) --
"If Canada is conquered", Washington, D.C., December 1813 / Henry Clay to Thomas Bodley. The Case Against George McClure, Niagara Frontier, December 1813 / Cyrenius Chapin to the Buffalo Gazette --
Revenge by Fire, Niagara Frontier, December 1813 / Eber D. Howe (from "Recollections of a Pioneer Printer") --
The Burning of Black Rock and Buffalo, Niagara Frontier, December 1813 / Amos Hall to Daniel D. Tompkins --
"A full measure of retaliation", Upper Canada, January 1814 / George Prevost (Proclamation) --
Across the Northern Ice, Saint John, New Brunswick-Kingston, Upper Canada, Winter 1814 / Henry Kent (A Winter's March) --
Prosecuting War on America, Garris, France, February 1814 / Arthur Wellesley, Marquess of Wellington, to Henry, Earl Bathurst --
Fighting Words, Valparaiso Harbor, Chile, March 1814 / The Crew of USS Essex to the Crew of HMS Phoebe --
"Your vile infamy", Valparaiso Harbor, Chile, March 1814 / A Midshipman of HMS Phoebe to the Crew of USS Essex --
The Capture of USS Essex, Off Valparaiso, Chile, March 1814 / David G. Farragut (from The Life of David Glasgow Farragut) --
Words Before an Execution, Mississippi Territory, March 1814 / Andrew Jackson to John Wood --
Battle of Horseshoe Bend, Mississippi Territory, March 1814 / Andrew Jackson to Rachel Jackson --
British Unrest at Fort Niagara, Niagara Frontier, March 1814 / Robert Young to Phineas Riall --
Second Battle of Lacolle Mill, Lower Canada, March 1814 / George McFeely (Diary) --
The Rough Allies of Dartmoor, Devon, England, Spring-Summer 1814 / Benjamin F. Browne (from "Papers of an old Dartmoor Prisoner") --
A British Appeal to American Slaves, Bermuda, April 1814 / Alexander Cochrane (Proclamation) --
"The Attila of the age dethroned", Virginia, April 1814 / Thomas Jefferson (from a letter to John Adams) --
British Aims in North America, London, June 1814 / Henry, Earl Bathurst to George Prevost --
"Pride and vindictive passions", London, June 1814 / Albert Gallatin to James Monroe --
Battle of Sandy Creek, Upstate New York, May 1814 / Stephen Popham to James Yeo --
Carrying the Cable, Upstate New York, May-June 1814 / N.W. Hibbard to Alvin Hunt --
A Tale of Five Deserters, Niagara Frontier, June 1814 / Jarvis Hanks (Memoir) --
The U.S. Wounded at Fort Erie, Niagara Frontier, July 1814 / William E. Horner (from "Surgical Sketches") --
Battle of Chippawa, Upper Canada, July 1814 / Winfield Scott (from Memoirs of Lieutenant-General Scott) --
"A higher destiny", Lake Ontario, August 1814 / Isaac Chauncey to Jacob Brown --
Battle of Lundy's Lane, Upper Canada, July 1814 / John Le Couteur (Journal) --
A British Surgeon's Lot, Upper Canada, July 1814 / William Dunlop (from "Recollections") --
The Loss of an Arm, Upper Canada, August 1814 / Shadrach Byfield (from "Narrative of a Light Company Soldier's Service") --
Battle of Fort Erie, Upper Canada, August 1814 / John Le Couteur (Journal) --
The Day After Fort Erie, Upper Canada, August 1814 / Jarvis Hanks (Memoir) --
The Treaty of Fort Jackson, Mississippi Territory, August 1814 / Andrew Jackson (Address to the Cherokee and Creek Nations) --
"Think for your red friends", Mississippi Territory, August 1814 / Big Warrior to Benjamin Hawkins --
"Destroy & lay waste", Bermuda, July 1814 / Alexander Cochrane to Commanding Officers of the North American Station --
British Depredations in Chesapeake Bay, Maryland and Virginia, August 1814 / Robert Rowley to Owsley Rowley --
From Benedict to Bladensburg, Maryland, August 1814 / James Scott (from Recollections of a Naval Life) --
Battle of Bladensburg, Maryland, August 1814 / Joshua Barney to William Jones --
"Dear sister, I must leave this house", Washington, D.C., August 1814 / Dolley Madison to Lucy Payne Washington Todd --
A Slave's View from the White House, Washington, D.C., August 1814 / Paul Jennings (from A Colored Man's Reminiscences of James Madison) --
Storming the Capital, Washington, D.C., August 1814 / George R. Gleig (from The Campaigns of the British Army at Washington and New Orleans, 1814-15) --
"The most suicidal act ever committed", Washington, D.C., August 1814 / Mary Stockton Hunter to Susan Stockton Cuthbert --
The British Retreat from the Capital, Washington, D.C., August 1814 / George R. Gleig (from The Campaigns of the British Army at Washington and New Orleans, 1814-15) --
A U.S. Blockade of the British Isles, London, August 1814 / Thomas Boyle (Proclamation) --
Battle of Caulk's Field, Maryland, August 1814 / Philip Reed to Benjamin Chambers --
Death of a Kinsman, London, August 1814 / George Gordon, Lord Byron ("Elegiac Stanzas on the Death of Sir Peter Parker, Bart.") --
The Bombardment of Fort McHenry, Maryland, September 1814 / Isaac Monroe to a Friend in Boston --
"The Star-Spangled Banner", Maryland, September 1814 / Francis Scott Key ("Defence of Fort M'Henry") --
The Life and Legend of Francis Scott Key, Maryland, September 1814 / Roger B. Taney to Charles Howard --
Thinning the Ranks at Fort Erie, Upper Canada, Summer 1814 / William Dunlop (from "Recollections") --
The New York Militia Redeemed, Niagara Frontier, September 1814 / Jarvis Hanks (Memoir) --
Battle of Lake Champlain, Upstate New York, September 1814 / Thomas Macdonough to William Jones --
The Library of Congress, Virginia, September 1814 / Thomas Jefferson to Samuel H. Smith --
A Naval Battle in a Neutral Harbor, Fayal, Azores, September 1814 / Samuel C. Reid to the New-York Mercantile Advertiser --
Democracy and Royalty in Dartmoor, Devon, England, Fall 1814 / Benjamin F. Browne (from "Papers of an old Dartmoor Prisoner") --
The British Terms for Peace, Washington, D.C., October 1814 / Timothy Pickering to Caleb Strong --
Ways, Means, and Ends of an Ongoing War, Virginia, October 1814 / Thomas Jefferson to James Madison --
A Federalist Calls for a Convention, Philadelphia, October 1814 / Charles Willing Hare to Harrison Gray Otis --
The "Federal States" of America, Halifax, November 1814 / John C. Sherbrooke to Henry, Earl Bathurst --
Wellington Weighs In, Paris, November 1814 / The Duke of Wellington to the Earl of Liverpool --
"Is this civil liberty?", Washington, D.C., December 1814 / Daniel Webster ("Speech on the Conscription Bill") --
Treaty of Peace and Amity between His Britannic Majesty and the United States of America : The Peace of Christmas Eve, Ghent, December 1814 --
"As favorable as could be expected", Ghent, December 1814 / Albert Gallatin to James Monroe --
The Prime Minister on the Peace, London, December 1814 / The Earl of Liverpool to George Canning --
Target New Orleans, Louisiana, December 1814 / George R. Gleig (from The Campaigns of the British Army at Washington and New Orleans, 1814-15) --
Battle of Lake Borgne, Louisiana, December 1814 / Thomas ap Catesby Jones to Daniel T. Patterson --
"If the Union be destined to dissolution", Connecticut, December 1814-January 1815 / Harrison Gray Otis and Fellow Delegates from New England (Report and Resolutions of the Hartford Convention). "A most murderous fire", Louisiana, January 1815 / Harry Smith (from Autobiography) --
A Kentucky Soldier's Account of the Battle of New Orleans : "Like a sea of blood", Louisiana, January 1815 --
Reckoning the Loss, Louisiana, January 1815 / Harry Smith (from Autobiography) --
Report on the Battle of New Orleans, Louisiana, January 1815 / Andrew Jackson to James Monroe --
The "Robespierres of Massachusetts", Virginia, February 1815 / Thomas Jefferson to Marquis de Lafayette --
The War Ends, Washington, D.C., February 1815 / James Madison (Special Message to Congress) --
"We have gloriously triumphed!", Massachusetts, February 1815 / National Aegis ("The Peace") --
A Commander's Farewell, Lower Canada, March 1815 / George Prevost (General Order) --
The Dartmoor Massacre, Devon, England, April 1815 / Lewis Peter Clover (from "Reminiscences of a Dartmoor Prisoner") --
An Uncertain Peace, Ealing, England, August 1815 / John Quincy Adams to William Eustis --
Mr. Madison's War, Washington, D.C., December 1815 / James Madison (Seventh Annual Message to Congress) --
Chronology.
Název edice: Library of America, 232.
Jiné tituly: Writings from America's second war of independence
Odpovědnost: Donald R. Hickey, editor.

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A collection of letters, speeches, diary entries, newspaper and magazine articles, memoir excerpts, poems, sermons, songs, and military reports that provide a rich first-hand panorama of the War of 1812 as it was experienced by a wide range of participants: Americans, Britons, Canadians, and Indians.

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schema:description"The Case Against George McClure, Niagara Frontier, December 1813 / Cyrenius Chapin to the Buffalo Gazette -- Revenge by Fire, Niagara Frontier, December 1813 / Eber D. Howe (from "Recollections of a Pioneer Printer") -- The Burning of Black Rock and Buffalo, Niagara Frontier, December 1813 / Amos Hall to Daniel D. Tompkins -- "A full measure of retaliation", Upper Canada, January 1814 / George Prevost (Proclamation) -- Across the Northern Ice, Saint John, New Brunswick-Kingston, Upper Canada, Winter 1814 / Henry Kent (A Winter's March) -- Prosecuting War on America, Garris, France, February 1814 / Arthur Wellesley, Marquess of Wellington, to Henry, Earl Bathurst -- Fighting Words, Valparaiso Harbor, Chile, March 1814 / The Crew of USS Essex to the Crew of HMS Phoebe -- "Your vile infamy", Valparaiso Harbor, Chile, March 1814 / A Midshipman of HMS Phoebe to the Crew of USS Essex -- The Capture of USS Essex, Off Valparaiso, Chile, March 1814 / David G. Farragut (from The Life of David Glasgow Farragut) -- Words Before an Execution, Mississippi Territory, March 1814 / Andrew Jackson to John Wood -- Battle of Horseshoe Bend, Mississippi Territory, March 1814 / Andrew Jackson to Rachel Jackson -- British Unrest at Fort Niagara, Niagara Frontier, March 1814 / Robert Young to Phineas Riall -- Second Battle of Lacolle Mill, Lower Canada, March 1814 / George McFeely (Diary) -- The Rough Allies of Dartmoor, Devon, England, Spring-Summer 1814 / Benjamin F. Browne (from "Papers of an old Dartmoor Prisoner") -- A British Appeal to American Slaves, Bermuda, April 1814 / Alexander Cochrane (Proclamation) -- "The Attila of the age dethroned", Virginia, April 1814 / Thomas Jefferson (from a letter to John Adams) -- British Aims in North America, London, June 1814 / Henry, Earl Bathurst to George Prevost -- "Pride and vindictive passions", London, June 1814 / Albert Gallatin to James Monroe -- Battle of Sandy Creek, Upstate New York, May 1814 / Stephen Popham to James Yeo -- Carrying the Cable, Upstate New York, May-June 1814 / N.W. Hibbard to Alvin Hunt -- A Tale of Five Deserters, Niagara Frontier, June 1814 / Jarvis Hanks (Memoir) -- The U.S. Wounded at Fort Erie, Niagara Frontier, July 1814 / William E. Horner (from "Surgical Sketches") -- Battle of Chippawa, Upper Canada, July 1814 / Winfield Scott (from Memoirs of Lieutenant-General Scott) -- "A higher destiny", Lake Ontario, August 1814 / Isaac Chauncey to Jacob Brown -- Battle of Lundy's Lane, Upper Canada, July 1814 / John Le Couteur (Journal) -- A British Surgeon's Lot, Upper Canada, July 1814 / William Dunlop (from "Recollections") -- The Loss of an Arm, Upper Canada, August 1814 / Shadrach Byfield (from "Narrative of a Light Company Soldier's Service") -- Battle of Fort Erie, Upper Canada, August 1814 / John Le Couteur (Journal) -- The Day After Fort Erie, Upper Canada, August 1814 / Jarvis Hanks (Memoir) -- The Treaty of Fort Jackson, Mississippi Territory, August 1814 / Andrew Jackson (Address to the Cherokee and Creek Nations) -- "Think for your red friends", Mississippi Territory, August 1814 / Big Warrior to Benjamin Hawkins -- "Destroy & lay waste", Bermuda, July 1814 / Alexander Cochrane to Commanding Officers of the North American Station -- British Depredations in Chesapeake Bay, Maryland and Virginia, August 1814 / Robert Rowley to Owsley Rowley -- From Benedict to Bladensburg, Maryland, August 1814 / James Scott (from Recollections of a Naval Life) -- Battle of Bladensburg, Maryland, August 1814 / Joshua Barney to William Jones -- "Dear sister, I must leave this house", Washington, D.C., August 1814 / Dolley Madison to Lucy Payne Washington Todd -- A Slave's View from the White House, Washington, D.C., August 1814 / Paul Jennings (from A Colored Man's Reminiscences of James Madison) -- Storming the Capital, Washington, D.C., August 1814 / George R. Gleig (from The Campaigns of the British Army at Washington and New Orleans, 1814-15) -- "The most suicidal act ever committed", Washington, D.C., August 1814 / Mary Stockton Hunter to Susan Stockton Cuthbert -- The British Retreat from the Capital, Washington, D.C., August 1814 / George R. Gleig (from The Campaigns of the British Army at Washington and New Orleans, 1814-15) -- A U.S. Blockade of the British Isles, London, August 1814 / Thomas Boyle (Proclamation) -- Battle of Caulk's Field, Maryland, August 1814 / Philip Reed to Benjamin Chambers -- Death of a Kinsman, London, August 1814 / George Gordon, Lord Byron ("Elegiac Stanzas on the Death of Sir Peter Parker, Bart.") -- The Bombardment of Fort McHenry, Maryland, September 1814 / Isaac Monroe to a Friend in Boston -- "The Star-Spangled Banner", Maryland, September 1814 / Francis Scott Key ("Defence of Fort M'Henry") -- The Life and Legend of Francis Scott Key, Maryland, September 1814 / Roger B. Taney to Charles Howard -- Thinning the Ranks at Fort Erie, Upper Canada, Summer 1814 / William Dunlop (from "Recollections") -- The New York Militia Redeemed, Niagara Frontier, September 1814 / Jarvis Hanks (Memoir) -- Battle of Lake Champlain, Upstate New York, September 1814 / Thomas Macdonough to William Jones -- The Library of Congress, Virginia, September 1814 / Thomas Jefferson to Samuel H. Smith -- A Naval Battle in a Neutral Harbor, Fayal, Azores, September 1814 / Samuel C. Reid to the New-York Mercantile Advertiser -- Democracy and Royalty in Dartmoor, Devon, England, Fall 1814 / Benjamin F. Browne (from "Papers of an old Dartmoor Prisoner") -- The British Terms for Peace, Washington, D.C., October 1814 / Timothy Pickering to Caleb Strong -- Ways, Means, and Ends of an Ongoing War, Virginia, October 1814 / Thomas Jefferson to James Madison -- A Federalist Calls for a Convention, Philadelphia, October 1814 / Charles Willing Hare to Harrison Gray Otis -- The "Federal States" of America, Halifax, November 1814 / John C. Sherbrooke to Henry, Earl Bathurst -- Wellington Weighs In, Paris, November 1814 / The Duke of Wellington to the Earl of Liverpool -- "Is this civil liberty?", Washington, D.C., December 1814 / Daniel Webster ("Speech on the Conscription Bill") -- Treaty of Peace and Amity between His Britannic Majesty and the United States of America : The Peace of Christmas Eve, Ghent, December 1814 -- "As favorable as could be expected", Ghent, December 1814 / Albert Gallatin to James Monroe -- The Prime Minister on the Peace, London, December 1814 / The Earl of Liverpool to George Canning -- Target New Orleans, Louisiana, December 1814 / George R. Gleig (from The Campaigns of the British Army at Washington and New Orleans, 1814-15) -- Battle of Lake Borgne, Louisiana, December 1814 / Thomas ap Catesby Jones to Daniel T. Patterson -- "If the Union be destined to dissolution", Connecticut, December 1814-January 1815 / Harrison Gray Otis and Fellow Delegates from New England (Report and Resolutions of the Hartford Convention)."@en
schema:description""A most murderous fire", Louisiana, January 1815 / Harry Smith (from Autobiography) -- A Kentucky Soldier's Account of the Battle of New Orleans : "Like a sea of blood", Louisiana, January 1815 -- Reckoning the Loss, Louisiana, January 1815 / Harry Smith (from Autobiography) -- Report on the Battle of New Orleans, Louisiana, January 1815 / Andrew Jackson to James Monroe -- The "Robespierres of Massachusetts", Virginia, February 1815 / Thomas Jefferson to Marquis de Lafayette -- The War Ends, Washington, D.C., February 1815 / James Madison (Special Message to Congress) -- "We have gloriously triumphed!", Massachusetts, February 1815 / National Aegis ("The Peace") -- A Commander's Farewell, Lower Canada, March 1815 / George Prevost (General Order) -- The Dartmoor Massacre, Devon, England, April 1815 / Lewis Peter Clover (from "Reminiscences of a Dartmoor Prisoner") -- An Uncertain Peace, Ealing, England, August 1815 / John Quincy Adams to William Eustis -- Mr. Madison's War, Washington, D.C., December 1815 / James Madison (Seventh Annual Message to Congress) -- Chronology."@en
schema:description""A solemn question", Washington, D.C., June 1812 / James Madison (War Message to Congress) -- "An immediate appeal to Arms", Washington, D.C., June 1812 / U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Foreign Relations (Report on the Causes and Reasons for War) -- "A solecism worthy of Don Quixot", Virginia, May 1812 / Thomas Jefferson to James Madison -- "The spirit of the whole people is on fire", Tennessee, June 1812 / Andrew Jackson to Willie Blount -- "All this Island will rise as one man", Northwestern Frontier, June 1812 / Tecumseh (Message from the Confederate Nations to Their British Allies and Huron Brothers) -- "Trade & fight, & fight & trade", Washington, D.C., June 1812 / James Monroe to John Taylor -- "The last resort of injured Nations", Washington, D.C., June 1812 / James Madison (Proclamation of War) -- "Long live America", Baltimore, June 1812 / Hezekiah Niles ("War against England") -- Canada, Commerce, and War, Virginia, June 1812 / Thomas Jefferson to James Madison -- "What are the United States to gain by this war?", Washington, D.C., June 1812 / Thirty-four Members of the U.S. House of Representatives (from "An Address of the Minority to Their Constituents") -- Silencing the Anti-War Press, Baltimore, Summer 1812 / Maryland House of Delegates, Committee of Grievances and Courts of Justice (Report on the Baltimore Riots) -- "Your country calls", Washington, D.C., July 1812 / Israel Pickens (Circular Letter to His Constituents in North Carolina) -- "It is a war fraught with ruin", Boston, July 1812 / William Ellery Channing (A Sermon, Preached in Boston, July 23, 1812, the Day of the Publick Fast) -- "I come to find enemies not to make them", Upper Canada, July 1812 / William Hull (Proclamation) -- "Repel the invader", Upper Canada, July 1812 / Isaac Brock (Proclamation) -- With Tecumseh and the British, Northwestern Frontier, July-August 1812 / Thomas Verchères de Boucherville (Journal) -- The Fort Dearborn Massacre, Northwestern Frontier, August 1812 / Nathan Heald to Thomas H. Cushing -- Massachusetts Defiant, Boston, August 1812 / Caleb Strong to William Eustis -- "The wheels of war", Washington, D.C., August 1812 / James Madison to Thomas Jefferson -- Hull's Capitulation, Michigan Territory, August 1812 / Robert Lucas (Journal) -- A Ballad of Detroit, Upper Canada, August 1812 / Cornelius Flummerfelt ("The Bold Canadian") -- "Old Ironsides" Captures HMS Guerrière, North Atlantic, August 1812 / Moses Smith (from Naval Scenes in the Last War) -- De Witt Clinton for President, New York City, August 1812 / New-York City Committee of Correspondence (from Address ... in Support of the Nomination of The Hon. De Witt Clinton) -- Advice to America's Indian Friends, Washington, D.C., August 1812 / James Madison (Address to the Delegations of Several Indian Nations) -- Alarm and Distrust in New York, Niagara Frontier, August 1812 / Stephen Van Rensselaer to Daniel D. Tompkins -- Siege of Fort Wayne, Northwestern Frontier, September 1812 / Daniel Curtis to Jacob Kingsbury -- Circumstances and William Hull, Lower Canada, September 1812 / A.W. Cochran (from a letter to Rebecca Cochran) -- Fifteen Reasons for War on America, Upper Canada, September 1812 / John Strachan to John Richardson -- Yankee Ingenuity, Pennsylvania, October 1812 / George McFeely (Diary) -- Battle of Queenston Heights, Upper Canada, October 1812 / Jared Willson to Alvan Stewart -- The British-Indian Alliance, Upper Canada, November 1812 / John Strachan to William Wilberforce -- "The hour of renown", Niagara Frontier, November 1812 / Alexander Smyth (Proclamation) -- A Chronicle of Wretchedness, Northwestern Frontier, September 1812-January 1813 / William Atherton (from Narrative of the Suffering & Defeat of the North-Western Army) -- Battle of the Mississinewa River, Northwestern Frontier, December 1812 / William B. Northcutt (Diary)."@en
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