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Interesting sketch. Extracts of letters--official. New-Orleans, Jan. 18, 1815.

Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoWindsor, Vt. : Printed [by Jesse Cochran?] for the flying book sellers, Jan. 1, 1816.
Description1 sheet (1 unnumbered page) : illustrations (relief cuts) ; 64 x 52 cm
Supplemental Content Shaw-Shoemaker Digital Edition
Series Early American imprints. Second series no. 37740. ^A575643
Contents Interesting sketch -- Battle of Plattsburgh, and victory on Lake Champlain (first line: Sir George Prevost with all his host) -- Commodore Macdonough's victory (first line: O freemen, raise a joyous strain) -- Battle of Niagara! or America again victorious over her white and red savage enemies (first line: O'er Huron's wave the son [sic] was low).
General noteProse account of the battle of New Orleans, followed by a song and two poems about the War of 1812.
General noteTitle within cartouche: Grand battle of N. Orleans, under the veteran General Andrew Jackson the second Washington of America, on the memorable 8th of January 1815.
General noteAscribed to the press of Jesse Cochran by McCorison.
General noteIn another edition (not in Shaw & Shoemaker or McCorison) the imprint date is incorrectly printed as Jan. 1, 1815, the cartouche title continues with the phrase "in which Yankee skill & bravery will forever stand on record unparalelled in history," the first line of the Battle of Niagara reads correctly "O'er Huron's wave the sun was low," and the placement of texts and cuts varies.
General noteText and illustrations in seven columns; printed area measures 55.4 x 44.2 cm.
References Shaw & Shoemaker 37740
References McCorison, M.A. Vermont, 1821a
Other formsMicroform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.
Reproduction noteElectronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 37740).
Genre/formPoems 1816.
Contains title Battle of Plattsburgh, and victory on Lake Champlain.
Contains title Commodore Macdonough's victory.
Contains title Battle of Niagara! or, America again victorious ...
Other titleGrand battle of N. Orleans.

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