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Illustrative of the Individual Bravery of the American
Sailors, Soldiers & Citizens ; embellished with Por-
traits of the most distinguished Naval & Military
Officers; and accompanied by Views of

Several Sieges & Engagements.

BY JOHN LEWIS THOMSON

PHILADELPHIA :

PUBLISHED BY THOMAS DESILVER.

ALSO BY

M. Carey and A. Small, Philadelphia ; Robert Patterson, Pitts-

burg; A. T. Goodrich, New York ; E. J. Coale and J &
- T. Vance, Baltimore ; John Stewart, Alexandria ;

1. Milligan, Georgetown, (Col.) S. White, Sa.
vannah, (Geo.) P. Cottom, Richmond, (Va.)

JOHN BIOREN, PRINTER.

Checken 1816. W
May 1913.

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Be it remembered, That on the fourteenth day Seal.} of June, in the thirty-ninth year of the independence cm ) of the United States of America, A. D. 1815, THOMAS DESILVER, of the said district, hath deposited in this Office, the title of a Book, the right whereof he claims as Proprietor, in the words following, to wit:

" Historical Sketches of the late War between the United

« States and Great Britain ; blended with Anecdotes il. 65 lustrative of the individual bravery of the American “ Sailors, Soldiers, and Citizens ; embellished with “ Portraits of the most distinguished Naval and Military ** Officers; and accompanied by views of several Sieges " and Engagements. By John Lewis Thomson."

In conformity to the Act of the congress of the United States *ntituled, “ An act for the encouragement of learning by secur. ing the copies of Maps, Charts and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the tinies therein mentioned." And also to the act, entitled, “ An act supplementary to an act, entitled, “ An act for the encouragement of learning, by se. curing the copies of Maps, Charts and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned,” and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of de. signing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints."

D. CALDWELL, Clerk

of the District of Pennsylvania. HON. JAMES MONROE,

Secretary of State,

OF THE

UNITED STATES,

Whose indefatigable efforts, as well on an Embasy to the

Court of St. James, as in the

DEPARTMENT OF STATE, to negotiate an honorable adjustment of those differences

which resulted in the late contest with

GREAT BRITAIN,

and

who presided with distinguished ability, in the
DEPARTMENT OF WAR,

at the period
most memorable for the achievements

of the
AMERICAN ARMS;
This work is respectfully Dedicated,

by

: THE AUTHOR

Philadelphia, July 4, 1816.

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