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Extract of a letter from a gentleman at Sacket's Harbor, to his friend in this city 
TextNewspapers  "Extract of a letter from a gentleman at Sacket's Harbor, to his friend in this city," Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), May 4, 1813  ... New-York , April 20 . Extract of a letter from a gentleman at Sacket's Harbor , to his friend in this city, dated April 9, 1813 . A great number of our brave tars have died this winter with the lake fever, and a number are sick yet. Yesterday was launched the pilot boat built schooner ......
Extract of a letter from a gentleman at Sacket's harbor, to his friend in this City 
TextNewspapers  "Extract of a letter from a gentleman at Sacket's harbor, to his friend in this City," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), May 5, 1813  ... Extract of a letter from a gentleman at Sacket's harbor , to his friend in this City , dated April 9, 1813 . A great number of our brave tars have died this winter with the lake fever, and a number are sick yet. Yesterday was launched the pilot boat built schooner The Lady of the Lake . ......
Pultneyville and Sodus Alarmed 
TextNewspapers  "Pultneyville and Sodus Alarmed," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), June 23, 1813  Pultneyville and Sodus Alarmed On Thursday last, the British fleet on Lake Ontario, made its appearance off Pultneyville , causing the Inhabitants much alarm; from whence without stopping, they shaped their course towards Sodus , where was stored about 1500 barrels Provisions, for the safety...
Attack on Oswego 
TextNewspapers  "Attack on Oswego," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), July 7, 1813  Attack on Oswego On the 19th June an attempt was made by the British to effect a landing at Oswego. Capt. Woolsey , with the Growler and Lady of the Lake , having a short time previous arrived there for the purpose of taking the military stores at that place to Sacket's harbor , was ...
Copy of a letter from Lieut. Chauncey to Commodore Chauncey 
TextNewspapers  "Copy of a letter from Lieut. Chauncey to Commodore Chauncey," Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), July 13, 1813  ... Copy of a letter from Lieut. Chauncey to Commodore Chauncey . Sacket's Harbor , 18th June 1813 Sir: According to your order of the 14th inst. I proceeded off Presque Isle in the schr. " Lady of the Lake ." On the morning of the 16th, fell in with and captured the English schr. Lady ......
Extract of a letter from an officer at Sacket's Harbor, to his friend in Waterford 
TextNewspapers  "Extract of a letter from an officer at Sacket's Harbor, to his friend in Waterford," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Dec. 30, 1813  Extract of a letter from an officer at Sacket's Harbor, to his friend in Waterford, dated Nov. 29. "Thursday the 26th, slipped off the stocks; the new U. States ship Madison , under the discharge of 18 guns from the brig Oneida , and the huzzas of thousands on board the fleet, and on the ...
Otsego Herald (Cooperstown, NY), Aug. 21, 1813 
TextNewspapers    We are informed, that a Floating Battery, in the form of an Octagon, constructed under the superintendence of Mr. William Cooper , formerly of this village, was stove to pieces on its way from Oswego to Sackets Harbor , the fore part of July. It is said that 15 men were navigating it, one...
Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., June 30, 1813 
TextNewspapers    Maj. Gen. Lewis and Suite arrived in this village on Thursday last, and left it again on Saturday for Sacket's Harbor . Col. Backus , of the U.S. Light Dragoons, who was wounded in the attack on Sacket's Harbor, died on the 13th ult. he was a brave and meritorious officer. On the 4th ...
Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., Aug. 11, 1813 
TextNewspapers    Extract of a letter from Maj. Gen. Lewis , to the Secretary of War, dated Sacket's harbor , July 20. "Our fleet has gone out of the inner harbor, and appearances are in favor of going to sea in 48 hours at farthest. "A little expedition of volunteers from the country, to which by the ...
Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., Aug. 18, 1813 
TextNewspapers    We learn from Niagara that a British fleet consisting of 6 sail of their largest vessels, made its appearance off Newark light-house Saturday morning the 7th inst. Com. Chauncey being at anchor at 4 mile creek, immediately got under weigh and stood for the enemy: both fleets maneuvered...
Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., Aug. 4, 1813 
TextNewspapers    The fleet under Com. Chauncey , consisting of about 15 sail, and having it is said nearly 3,000 troops on board, arrived at Niagara the 27th ult. and proceeded the next day with a detachment towards the head of the lake on an expedition. The state in last week's paper of the arrival of the ...
Attack on Sacket's Harbor 
TextNewspapers  "Attack on Sacket's Harbor," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., July 14, 1813  ... ATTACK ON SACKET'S HARBOR. Extract of a despatch from Brig. Gen. Brown, to the Secretary of War. dated Sacket's Harbor, June 1, 1813. "In the course of the morning of the 28th, Lt. Chauncey of the navy, came in from the Lake, firing guns of alarm. Those of the same character, intended to ......
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Tuesday, May 25, 1813 
TextNewspapers    Northern Army General Dearborn left Albany a few days since to take the immediate command at Sacket's Harbor. Troops are continually to that post, and the first offensive measures are expected to be in that quarter. The United States squadron on Lake Ontario consists of the ship Madison 28...
Buffalo Gazette (Buffalo, NY), August 24, 1813 
TextNewspapers    ...Same report in: Geneva NY, Geneva Gazette, August 25, 1813....
Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), Tues., July 6, 1813 
TextNewspapers    On the 19th ult. several British vessels appeared off Oswego, and fired on that town, but without doing any injury. Capt. Woolsey, of the Navy, and Maj. Carr of the Infantry, with about 400 men, returned the fire, when the enemy retired. Col. Macomb has since taken the command at Oswego. ...
Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), Tuesday, June 22, 1813 
TextNewspapers    Bad News from Lake Ontario! The naval force of the enemy, on lake Ontario, are cruising from Niagara, down the American side of the lake, for the purpose, it would seem, of sweeping the coast, in which they have been but too successful. On Saturday, the 12th inst. near the eighteen Mile ...
The Pilot (Cazenovia, NY), June 16, 1813 
TextNewspapers    Sacket's Harbor - is the name to a handsome village situated at the east end of Lake Ontario, about 19 miles from the river St. Lawrence. It was first taken possession of, by purchase, by Mr. Sacket, of Jamaica, Long Island, in 1799. In 1801, only three families had settled there....
The Pilot (Cazenovia, NY), Wed., June 23, 1813 
TextNewspapers    Attack on Oswego - We are credibly informed, that the enemy, on Saturday last, to the number of 4 or 5 sail, commenced an attack on Oswego, and after firing a few shot, which were returned with warmth from our batteries, attempted to land; but the spirited exertions and well directed fire...
Confiance (Schooner), 1813 
TextNewspapers  1813  ...U.S.S. schooner JULIA. Built Oswego 1812. Taken by British forces Aug. 1813. Renamed CONFIANCE, retaken by U. S. Oct. 1813       Ken McPherson List       Schooner JULIA.* of 82 tons. &...
Madison (Ship), 26 Jan 1813 
TextNewspapers  1813  ..., and will mount 24 thirty-two pound carronades. She was built throughout in the space of forty-five days. -- Nat. Intel.       Kingston Gazette       February 16, 1813 ...

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