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Highlights : Military : War of 1812

Subcategory War of 1812 contains 7 item(s).

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front Epaphras Hoyt (1765-1850)
c. 1835
This portrait, oil on panel, of Epaphras Hoyt (1765-1850) by an unidentified artist shows the subject in his later years.
document Copyright Agreement for book entitled "Antiquarian Researches"
Jun 4, 1825
As early as 1790, the fledgling United States government had laws protecting authors like Epaphras Hoyt from unauthorized printing and selling of their copyrighted works but these laws were not always strictly enforced.
Page 10 Excerpt of Dr. Joseph Goodhue's Diary
Jan 12, 1812
Dr. Joseph Goodhue (1764-1849) recorded John Pettis' alcohol-related death at Fort Constitution, New Hampshire, in 1812.
front War of 1812 Commemorative Pitcher
c. 1815
Trade embargoes and then war in 1812 halted commerce between the United States and Great Britain but by 1814, English merchants and manufacturers like the British pottery that produced this pitcher were eager to reopen American markets.
front Flintlock Musket
Developed in the 17th century, flintlock muskets remained the most common firearms throughout the 18th century.
front Cartridge box
Moses Nelson of Buckland, Massachusetts, used this cartridge box while serving in the army during the War of 1812 (1812-1815).
Page 1 Doctor's certificate for disenrollment of military service for Eratus Clapp
Sep 7, 1813
Erastus Clapp (1771-1851) sought a military exemption in the summer of 1813, during the War of 1812.


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