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  • 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

  • To Win The War CURSORY REFLECTIONS. Monday next, is the day fixed upon by adjournment for the meeting of Congress. So soon as that assembly shall have convened, we hope to see prompt and efficient measures adopted, in pursuance of which the War can be vigorously prosecuted, and its objects the sooner attained.

    December 5, 2013

  • American failure The campaign, on the St. Lawrence, from which so much has long, confidently, and reasonably expected, has ended far short of its object. ... The main army has taken post near St. Regis, for the winter; and ... the division under General Hampton is hutting on the Saranac.

    November 27, 2013

  • Village ordinance Be it ordained by the trustees of the village of Cooperstown, That if any person shall wilfully injure or destroy any building, pump, pound, or other property, belonging to the trustees of this village, he shall forfeit and pay Five Dollars, besides a just compensation for the damage so done, to be recovered with costs of suit in any court having cognizance thereof.

    November 14, 2013

  • British Retreat Gen Proctor's Withdrawal

    November 7, 2013

  • Fort Mims Massacre From Gen. Ferdinand L. Claiborne to Gen. Flourney...3d Sept. 1813.... The attack on Maj. Beasley was made at about 11 o'clock A.M. on the 30th [August]. It was unexpected at the moment it occurred, but the whole garrison was immediately under arms.

    October 24, 2013

  • Cooperstown Elephant!

    October 17, 2013

  • A Federal tax on alcohol BE IT ENACTED...That every person who on the first day of January next, shall be the owner of any still or stills...used for the purpose of distilling spirituous liquors...shall apply for and obtain...a license....

    October 10, 2013