The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Cayuga Patriot (Auburn, NY), Friday, Jan. 13, 1817

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"How are the mighty fallen" - but they rise again.

On Thursday, the 30th inst. a duel was fought in Oswego, between Gen. Campbell and Gen. M'Donald, in an affair that touched their honor. the parties fought with rifles at the distance of fifteen rods. Gen. Campbell was shot though the heart (of his pantaloons) and instantly fell to the ground. After some time he found himself able to stand, when lo! and horrible to relate! not a drop of blood was shed. He stood in need of no other surgeon than a tailor.

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This is the same person, Duncan Campbell, who was skipper of the schooner "Henry Clay," lost in 1831.
The first references to "General" are in parentheses.
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Friday, Jan. 13, 1817
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Richard Palmer
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Cayuga Patriot (Auburn, NY), Friday, Jan. 13, 1817