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what difficult to collect all the facts. On the water, where we have been peculiarly successful, the official accounts more fully and explicitly state the loss, as well as the comparative skill and bravery of the contending parties.

In the list of public and private vessels taken from the enemy during the war, we have not given the whole number of men and guns, on board of a large proportion of the merchant vessels, as it was never officially stated. In every instance of this kind, where we could not obtain correct inforination, we have left the number blank. We are sorry to say it is wholly out of our power to accompany the list of prizes with a correct list of the vessels we have lost ; the enemy never having made a public statement of their prizes, we could not collect them from any authentic

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CONTENTS.

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CHAPTER IV.

First Prisoner,

First Prize.

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President's Message,

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Monroe and Foster's Letters relative to the Orders in Council, and

Berlin and Milan Decrees,

94, 97, 99,

President's Message,

102

Mr. Russell's Letter to the Secretary of State,

ib.

Lord Castlereagh's Letter to Mr. Russell,

ib.

Order in Council,

10S

Mr. Russell's Letter to lord Castlereagh,

105

Loss of Gen Hull's baggage,

111

Hull's Proclamation, to the Canadians,

Skirmishing, near Sandwich,

Canadian Militia join Gen. Hull,

ib.

Capture of the Guerrier,

ib.

CHAPTER VI.

Capture of the Frolic, and Loss of the Wasp,

Capture of the Macedonian,

Capture of the Java,

Capture of the Peacock,

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181
182

186

CHAPTER VII.

Capture of Little York,

Capitulation of York,

Gen. Winchester's Defeat,

Massacre of Gen. Winchester's Army,

Indian Expedition,

Gen. Smyth's Expedition,
Capt. Forsyth's Expedition,

189, 190, 193, ,

192

194

196

198
199

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CHAPTER VIU,

Harrison's Battle at Lower Sandusky,

Proctor's demand for the surrender of Fort Meigs,

Capture of Fort George,

200

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Jackson, White, and Coffee's Victories over the Creek Indians,

236, 237, 238, 239, 243, 246

Gen Floyd's Victories,

240, 242

Gen. Claiborne's Victory,

241

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254

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