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  • 'A Tale of Horror!' "A Tale of Horror!" New-London, Jan. 26. Three weeks since we heard of the following murder...but so great was our reluctance to give publicity to a tale of such enormity... that we have heretofore deferred publishing it. The following letter is from of [a] gentleman of our acquaintance, whose veracity is unquestionable. Other attendant circumstances have come to our knowledge equally monstrous, but sufficient is stated to harrow up the feelings of the human reader.

    February 13, 2014

  • First steam warships New-London, January 3, 1814. We, the undersigned, have this day examined the model and plans of a vessel of war, submitted to us by Robert Fulton, to carry twenty-four guns, twenty-four or 32 pounders, and use red hot shot, to be propelled by steam at the rate of between four to five miles an hour, without the aid of wind or tide.

    February 6, 2014

  • Governor's Address The State of the State

    January 30, 2014

  • Governor's Address The State of the State

    January 30, 2014

  • Peace Negotiations President Madison to Congress. Jan. 6, 1814: I transmit for the information of Congress copies of a letter from the British Secretary of state for foreign affairs to the [American] Secretary of State, with the answer of the latter.

    January 23, 2014

  • Hints of Peace Everywhere Under this head we have given the most important rumors that are afloat relative to a speedy peace with England.

    January 16, 2014

  • The attack on Buffalo Letter from U.S. Major General Amos Hall to N.Y. Governor Tompkins, Dec. 30, 1813:

    January 9, 2014

  • Burning Of Niagara-On-The Lake

    January 2, 2014

  • Stamp Tax STAMP DUTIES. The following stamp duties on the promissory notes to be discounted at the banks, and on bills of exchange, are to be paid after the 31st December, 1813.

    December 26, 2013

  • American victory over the Creek Gov. BLOUNT, SIR--We have retaliated for the destruction of Fort Mims. On the 2d I detached Gen. Coffee with a part of his brigade of cavalry and mounted riflemen, to destroy Tallushatches, where a considerable force of hostile Creeks were concentrated. The General executed this in style.

    December 12, 2013