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OF

THE WAR

IN

WEST FLORIDA AND LOUISIANA

IN 1814-15,

WITH AN ATLAS.

BY MAJOR A. LACARRIERE LATOUR,
Principal Engineer in the late Seventh Military District United States' Army.

WRITTEN ORIGINALLY IN FRENCH, AND TRANSLATED FOR THE AUTHOR,

BY H. P. NUGENT, ESQ.

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PUBLISHED BY JOHN CONRAD AND CO.

J. Maxwell, printer.

1816.
UNIVETSY

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DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA, to wit:

BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the sixth day of March, in the fortieth year of the independence of the United States of America, A. D. 1816, ARSENE LACARRIERE LATOUR, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a Book, the right whereof he claims as Author, in the words following, to wit:

Historical Memoir of the war in West Florida and Louisiana in 1814-15. with an Atlas. By major A. Lacarriere Latour, principal engineer in the late seventh military district United States' army. Written originally in French, and translated for the author, by H. P. Nugent, esqr.

Bis Tusci Rutulos egere ad castra reversos,
Bis rejecti armis respectant terga tegentes.
Turbati fugiunt Rutuli-
Disjectique duces, desolatique manipli,
Tuta petunt.

Virg.
In conformity to the act of congress of the United States, entitled, “An act
for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and
books to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times there-
in mentioned.” And also to the act, entitled, “ An act supplementary to
an act, enäitled, “ An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the
copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such
copies during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits there-
of to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints."

DAVID CALDWELL,
Clerk of the District of Pennsylvania.

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FO

MAJ. GEN. ANDREW JACKSON.

Sir, Allow me to offer you the following pages, in which I have

endeavoured to record the events of that memorable campaign which preserved our country from conquest and desolation. The voice of the whole nation has spared me the task of showing how much of these important results are due to the energy, ability and courage of a

single man. Receive, sir, with this inadequate tribute to your high merits,

the assurance of respect and devotion with which I have the honour to be,

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