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Collection Reference Number GLC08725.01
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1812 
Title Columbian Centinel No. 2965
Date 5 September 1812
Author Russell, Benjamin (1761-1845)  
Document Type Newspapers and Magazines
Content Description Contains news near the beginning of the War of 1812. Notable reports on Napoleon's invasion of Russia and other foreign news. Also reports on the American surrender at Fort Detroit by General William Hull in August 1812, editorializes against President Madison's war policy (see "The Prospect Before Us"), and prints other news items pertaining to the war. Contains many advertisements.
Subjects War of 1812  Military History  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  France  Battle  Surrender  Government and Civics  Politics  President  
People Russell, Benjamin (1761-1845)  Hull, William (1753-1825)  Madison, James (1751-1836)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme Government & Politics; The Presidency; War of 1812; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information A Boston newspaper editorializes against Madison's war policy.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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