Wed, 29th Oct 2014 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Wizard)

 
  Lot 25
 

25

THE BATTLE OF LAKE CHAMPLAIN (PLATTSBURGH)<br/>...

THE BATTLE OF LAKE CHAMPLAIN (PLATTSBURGH)
"By several persons who witnessed the naval engagement on Lake Champlain this day, it is undoubtedly true that four of the largest British vessels have been captured by the fleet. It is stated by many who were in full view, that every British vessel had been captured except three galleys. The British Commodore was killed the first shot...". A series of articles pertaining to the engagement - the first news, the British Official Account, private letters describing first hand accounts, news from Canadian sources, and letters from Officers of both sides, as well as lists of casualties. A very full and comprehensive view of the battle -- 52in. of column space, in four genuine and complete issues of THE TIMES, dated October 20th, 22nd, 24th, and 25th, 1814
(4)

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THE BATTLE OF LAKE CHAMPLAIN (PLATTSBURGH)
"By several persons who witnessed the naval engagement on Lake Champlain this day, it is undoubtedly true that four of the largest British vessels have been captured by the fleet. It is stated by many who were in full view, that every British vessel had been captured except three galleys. The British Commodore was killed the first shot...". A series of articles pertaining to the engagement - the first news, the British Official Account, private letters describing first hand accounts, news from Canadian sources, and letters from Officers of both sides, as well as lists of casualties. A very full and comprehensive view of the battle -- 52in. of column space, in four genuine and complete issues of THE TIMES, dated October 20th, 22nd, 24th, and 25th, 1814
(4)