Articles from June, 2014

June 29, 1814

June 29, 2014

On this date, in New York City, occurred a “Celebration of the restoration of the Bourbons–the return of peace to Europe–and the downfall of Bonaparte.” Governeur Morris (earlier a member of the Constitutional Convention) gave the oration, which the Evening …

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June Jottings: Miscellaneous

June 16, 2014

June 9, 1814 Sketch of Sackett’s Harbor, New York “You may have some curiosity to know what sort of a place Sackett’s Harbor is–I consider it as the greatest fulcrum on which the levers of war are to rest at …

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News of the US: June of 1814

June 1: A Tennessee editorial — “The barbarians have reached Paris. We deplore the event if it be attended with the consequences we dread–the reduction of the power of France. . . . Reduce the power of France and the …

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