1812.045: Letter of Governor covering Proclamation of War with Great Britain.

Published: 1812

Full Title: Council Chamber, Richmond, June 25th, 1812. Sir, I enclose you the proclamation of the President of the United States announcing that ... America has closed with Great Britain in a solemn appeal to the God of Battles ... James Barbour.

Author: Barbour, James (1775-1842), governor.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Samuel Pleasants

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; 26 cm. x 21 cm. (broadside).


Swem recorded title from catalogue card at Library of Congress, so did not report the correct title as above; he did record a payment made to Pleasants for printing 1500 copies of this circular, sent to regimental commanders informing them of the existence of the state of war with Great Britain; a copy of the proclamation (1812.044) was enclosed.

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