"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," 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," 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," 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," 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," 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 ...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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," 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 ......
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...
...Same report in: Geneva NY, Geneva Gazette, August 25, 1813
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. ...
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 ...
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....
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...
...U.S.S. schooner JULIA. Built Oswego 1812. Taken by British forces Aug. 1813
. Renamed CONFIANCE, retaken by U. S. Oct. 1813
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Schooner JULIA.* of 82 tons.
..., and will mount 24 thirty-two pound carronades. She was built throughout in the space of forty-five days. -- Nat. Intel.
February 16, 1813
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