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Attack on Pultneyville 
TextNewspapers  "Attack on Pultneyville," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), May 25, 1814  Attack on Pultneyville. A gentleman has put us in possession of the following facts relative to the recent attack of the British on Pultneyville . On Saturday the 14th inst . the British fleet was discovered standing towards the place, of which expresses were sent out to call in the militia,...
Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), May 25, 1814 
TextNewspapers    Canandaigua , May 17 . On Friday last , a British force of 7 sail, appeared off the mouth of Genesee River , where we have a small force under Gen. P. B. Porter . They sent in a flag to demand a surrender of all public stores, which was refused. The flag returned, & they then sent some ...
Affair at Sandy Creek 
TextNewspapers  "Affair at Sandy Creek," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), June 8, 1814  Affair at Sandy Creek Albany , June 3 . Extract of a letter from an officer, dated " Sacket's Harbor , May 30 . " "I have the pleasure to inform you, that Maj. Apling , of the rifle regiment, has this morning succeeded in capturing a part of the enemy at the mouth of Sandy Creek....
The War: Gallant Affair on Lake Ontario 
TextNewspapers  "The War: Gallant Affair on Lake Ontario," Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), June 7, 1814  THE WAR Gallant Affair on Lake Ontario The following interesting news was received by Maj. Gen Brown , at Batavia , on Saturday evening, and issued is a handbill from the office of the Republican Advocate : - On Sunday Morning (May 19) several boats, having on board 40 ...
British Account of the foregoing. 
TextNewspapers  "British Account of the foregoing.," Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), June 28, 1814  British Account of the foregoing. Montreal , June 7 . It is with extreme regret we state, that the unfortunate result of a gallant enterprize by the boats of our squadron on Lake Ontario , under the command of Capts. Popham and Spilsbury , of the Royal Navy, against a flotilla of the ...
Raft 
TextNewspapers  "Raft," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., June 1, 1814  Raft. - On Monday arrived from the head of the Lake the largest Raft ever brought to this place. It is 150 feet long and 50 wide, and consists of 7,500 feet of square timber, 227 large pine saw logs, besides several thousand feet of boards, & c.; ...
Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., June 1, 1814 
TextNewspapers    At a meeting of the " Seneca Lock Navigation Company ," the 24th ult., the following gentlemen were chosen Directors for the ensuing year, viz, Elisha Williams , H.H. Bogert , Samuel Colt , W. Mynderse , Abraham Dox , Benjamin Day , F.A. De Zeng . At a meeting of the Directors, the same...
Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., June 1, 1814 
TextNewspapers    It is understood that Sackets Harbor is completely invested by the British fleet on Ontario . Several alarms have been occasioned at Oswego by the re-appearance of a British force off the place, and the militia in the neighborhood have in consequence been repeatedly called upon. On ...
Copy of a letter from Capt. Chauncey to the Secretary of the Navy, dated U. State's ship General Pike, Sackets Harbor, May 1, 1814. 
TextNewspapers  "Copy of a letter from Capt. Chauncey to the Secretary of the Navy, dated U. State's ship General Pike, Sackets Harbor, May 1, 1814.," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wednesday, May 25, 1814  ... Copy of a letter from Capt. Chauncey to the Secretary of the Navy, dated U. State's ship General Pike , Sackets Harbor , May 1, 1814 . Sir - I am happy to have it in my power to inform you, that the U.S. ship " Superior ," was launched this morning without accident. The Superior is an ......
From Lake Ontario 
TextNewspapers  "From Lake Ontario," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., May 18, 1814  FROM LAKE ONTARIO On Friday last the British fleet was seen hovering on Pulteneyville (12 miles west of Sodus ) indicating its intention to effect a landing. The alarm being given,Gen. John Swift , being in the vicinity with 150 volunteers of Porter's corps, repaired to the place. ...
Alarm At The Mouth of the Genesee River 
TextNewspapers  "Alarm At The Mouth of the Genesee River," Niles Weekly Register, May 28, 1814, page 314  ... reprint of Ontario Messenger , Canandaigua, N.Y., May 17, 1814 Alarm At The Mouth of the Genesee River - On Thursday evening last, the British fleet was discovered standing towards Charlotte near the mouth of the Genesee River, where about 160 volunteers were stationed, with one piece of ......
Alarm At The Mouth of the Genesee River 
TextNewspapers  "Alarm At The Mouth of the Genesee River," Niles Weekly Register, May 28, 1814, page 314  ... Reprinting of Ontario Messenger, (Canandaigua, N.Y.) May 17, 1814 Alarm At The Mouth of the Genesee River - On Thursday evening last, the British fleet was discovered standing towards Charlotte near the mouth of the Genesee River, where about 160 volunteers were stationed, with one piece of ......
Extract of a letter from brigadier-general Gaines to the secretary of war 
TextNewspapers  "Extract of a letter from brigadier-general Gaines to the secretary of war," Niles Weekly Register, Sat., June 18, 1814., page 265  ... Extract of a letter from brigadier-general Gaines to the secretary of war, dated Headquarters, Sackett's Harbor , May 31st, 1814 "I have the honor to transmit herewith major Appling's report of the gallant affair which took place yesterday morning between a detachment of the 1st rifle ......
Niles Weekly Register, Sat., June 18, 1814, page 267 
TextNewspapers  Niles Weekly Register, Sat., June 18, 1814, page 267page 267  ... , to the Secretary of the Navy, dated U.S. ship Saratoga , at anchor off Plattsburg , May 29, 1814. I have the honor to inform you that I have arrived off here to-day, and having been informed that the enemy had retired to the isle aux Noix , the squadron was brought to an anchor. There is now a free...
Copy of a letter from M.T. Woolsey to Commodore Chauncey 
TextNewspapers  "Copy of a letter from M.T. Woolsey to Commodore Chauncey," Niles Weekly Register, Saturday, June 18, 1814, page 266  Copy of a letter from M.T. Woolsey to Commodore Chauncey Sir - I have already had the honor to inform you of the affair at Sandy Creek on the 30th ult. but for want of time at that juncture I had it not in my power to give you the particulars, and as most of my communications since ...
Niles Weekly Register, Sat., June 25, 1814, page 280 
TextNewspapers  Niles Weekly Register, Sat., June 25, 1814, page 280page 280  Sackets Harbor, June 10. Sir. I have seen a letter published in your paper of the 7th instant, giving "further particulars of the affair of Sandy creek," which the inclosed order of the commanding general will correct. Captain Woolsey would not wear laurels won by and belonging to Major Appling...
Counter-marching 
TextNewspapers  "Counter-marching," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., April 27, 1814  Counter-marching. - The 3d Regiment of United States' Artillery under Col. Mitchell, and Capt. Harris' troop of Lt. Dragoons, which a short time since passed through this village for Niagara, have once more faced to the "right-about," and are now marching (we understand) to Sackets Harbor, for...
Copy of a letter from Com. Chauncey, to the Secretary of the Navy 
TextNewspapers  "Copy of a letter from Com. Chauncey, to the Secretary of the Navy," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., May 25, 1814  ... Copy of a letter from Com. Chauncey, to the Secretary of the Navy, dated U.S. ship General Pike, Sackets Harbor, April 25, 1814 SIR - The Lady of the Lake (which I have kept cruizing (sic) as a look-out vessel between the Gallows (sic) and Kingston ever since the ice broke up) having a ......
Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., July 10, 1814 
TextNewspapers    On Friday night, the first instant, a schooner of 12 guns was burnt at Presqu'ile, by a detachment of about 25 sailors in two gigs, from our fleet at Sackets Harbor, under the command of Lieut. Gregory. The detachment arrived at Oswego on Sunday. The schooner was on the stocks, and nearly ready...
From the Correspondent of the Herkimer Am. 
TextNewspapers  "From the Correspondent of the Herkimer Am.," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., Sept. 14, 1814  From the Correspondent of the Herkimer Am. Sackets Harbor We have just heard from the fleet, and have also heard the unfortunate news of Lieut. Gregory having been wounded and captured. he was sent by Commodore Chauncey with ten men in a Gig, to destroy a raft of timber in the Bay of Quinte,...

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