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A

FULL AND CORRECT ACCOUNT

OF THE

MILITARY OCCURRENCES

OF

THE LATE WAR

BETWEEN

GREAT BRITAIN

AND

THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA;

WITH

AN APPENDIX,

AND

PLATES

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By WILLIAM JAMES,

AUTHOR OF

A FULL AND CORRECT ACCOUNT OF THE CHIEP

NAVAL OCCURRENCES, &c."

Alterum alterius auxilio eget.

SALLUST.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. I.

London:

PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR :

AND SOLD EY BLACK, KINGSBURY, PARBURY, AND ALLEN, LEADENA ALL-STREET;
JAMES M. RICHARDSON, CORNHILL ; JOHN BOOTA, DUKE-STREET,

PORTLAND-PLACE; AND ALL OTAER BOOKSELLERS,

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RHODES

1 9 AUG 1935

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Printed by Joyce Gold, 103, Shoe-lane, London,

TO

LIEUT.-COLONEL JOHN HARVEY, C. B.

DEPUTY-ADJUTANT-GENERAL OF HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES

IN THE CANADAS;

WHO,

BESIDES DISTINGUISHING HIMSELF ON SEVERAL

OTHER OCCASIONS,

DURING THE LATE AMERICAN WAR,

DID,

AT MIDNIGHT, ON THE FIFTH OF JUNE, 1813,
LEAD THE ADVANCE OF AN ATTACK,

PLANNED BY HIMSELF,

IN WHICH

SEVEN HUNDRED AND FOUR BRITISH

SURPRISED,

AND, AFTER A SHORT STRUGGLE, DROVE FROM THEIR FORTIFIED ENCAMPMENT,

NEAR STONEY CREEK,

IN

UPPER CANADA,

THREE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED AMERICANS:

AN EXPLOIT

WHICH TENDED, IN A HIGH DEGREE, TO THE SAFETY OF TWO

VALUABLE BRITISH PROVINCES;

THIS WORK

IS

MOST RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED,

BY

THE AUTHOR.

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