Articles from April, 2014

Newspaper Rhymes

April 23, 2014

Columbian, Nov. 23, 1814:  Major-general Keane, it is now reported, is to be sent to beat the Americans into submission. ‘But should our haughty foe expect To give our boys a caning, We’ll guess they’ll find our lads have larnt …

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News of the US: April 1814

April 1:  From Salem — “The private armed ship America, Chever, of this port, arrived at Portsmouth at 8 o’clock last evening, from a cruize of 4 months, having captured 12 prizes, 8 of which we have before given an …

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