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Commencement (Sloop), captured by British, 27 Jun 1812


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Actual hostilities began on June 27, 1812 when the sloop COMMENCMENT with a cargo of salt, sailing from Buffalo, was pursued and taken by boats from Fort Erie.
      Memorials of Fort Erie and Early navigation of Lake Erie
      By Cruckshank p. 136


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Clippings
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Reason: captured by British
Freight: salt
Remarks: ?
Date of Original:
1812
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23974
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Commencement (Sloop), captured by British, 27 Jun 1812