Tag Archives: US History

An Early, Luxury, RV

The Baltimore Patriot, on August 9, 1815, in an article from the Hague of June 21 announced that “Bonaparte’s carriage, which the Prussians have taken, will be carried to Berlin.”  But before it got taken away, some journalist got a …

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News of the US: December 1815

  December 2:  From New York — “The British brig Betsey has arrived at New-York from AZ, with 178 released Americans.  The above mentioned seamen were principally discharged from British vessels of war.  It is said a Russian ship was …

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Celebrating the Peace

1. A Peace Parade Although strongly opposed to the war, Boston knew how to put on a great celebration once peace had arrived. On February 22, the day was begun at sunrise when “salutes were fired by artillery on the …

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News of the US: August 1815

August 1: From Buffalo — Major General Brown, accompanied by his aids-de-Camp, Col. Jones and Maj. Frasier, arrived at this village on Tuesday last. The general received national salutes at Black Rock and Buffalo. General Brown visited the battleground at …

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