1807.059: Norfolk Gazette & Publick Ledger Extra (June 24, 1807).
Full Title: Ledger office, Norfolk, June 24, 1807. We are now to present to our readers the details of a most unexampled outrage, in the perpetration of which, the blood of our countrymen has been shed by the hand of violence, and the honour and independence of our nation insulted beyond the possibility of further forbearance. ...
Place Issued: Norfolk
Issuing Press: William Davis for John Cowper
Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; 34 cm. x 26 cm. (broadside, printed in three columns).
Evidently the first detailed account in print of the attack on USS Chesapeake by HMS Leopard on the evening on June 22nd; text does not identify the reporter. In June 1807, the Norfolk Gazette & Publick Ledger was conducted by editor William Davis for proprietor John Cowper, so the attribution here.
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