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“Battle of New Orleans” 1815 Newspaper Report Headed “British Army repulsed before New-Orleans” War of 1812

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February 11, 1815-Dated War of 1812, “Columbian Centinel,” with Historic new report “British Army repulsed before New-Orleans,” Published by Benjamin Russell, Boston, MA, Fine.

“Columbian Centinel,” No. 3219, 4-column layout, 19.75" x 14", 4 pages, some light text, closely cropped at bottom margin of front page, affecting a few words. Page 1 and page 2 headlines exclaim: “British Army repulsed before New-Orleans,” and, “Highly Important News. The American Army in Louisiana, Under General Jackson, have deserved well of their country!...” Page 2 contains the official report, detailed in a famous letter General Andrew Jackson sent to the Secretary of War regarding the events of the battle, and comparing the British losses with his own. Exceptional War of 1812 content.
Lot Number: 143
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