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Connecticut Minor 1813 The day is past, the Elections o'er and Madison is King once more! Ye Vagabonds of my land Cut-Throats & Knaves a patriotic band, Ye Demagogues lift up your voice. Moles and Banditti all rejoice. N. J. Jany 12th. 1813 Mr Masons Speech N. J. Feby 25th. 1813 “The rogues march was played under the window of the man who drew the declaration of Independence.” The man who... Continue Reading
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Slave Trade Page 6. Objection to the Treaty stated viz I. That the establishment of a mixed tribunals in the Territories of the Respective parties is essential to the <execution> of its provisions—that the U. States could not concur in this 1st. because they have no colonies either on the coast of Africa or in the W. Indies & 2dly. because it is doubtful whether the power of the Govmt.... Continue Reading
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Remarks on the great Canals extracted from the various publications on the Subject.  Serious appeal Benefit of Canal to NYork & Albany. utility I. Division of trade of onieda, Onandago, Cayuga, Seneca, Ontario, Genesee, Niagara, Chatauqua & Cattaraugus from Montreal to them.  2d. This trade consists of  Ist. Grain viz at present supposed to be if one tenth is under cultivation to 3.... Continue Reading
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The United States vs. Wm. Hull Notes for Summing up the evidence on the 23d. March 1814 1st An Introductory Statement of the formation of the army, the march to Detroit, The ^its^ passage into Canada its continuance there, retreat & final surrender. 2d. The consequences which the Surrender produced result of the Campaign produced 3d. The fault must lay with the Govrmt the Army or the Genl.... Continue Reading
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1 <Introduction> including consequences 2d. The falt must lay on Governmt army or Gen 3d. The Genl. has attributed it to Governmt Troops & officers. 4th. My duyty to shew where the falt lays, & in doing so will have to lay it at the Genl door 5h. Here in the manner in which I will speak of him. 6h. The Charge 3. I abandoned The other sifted down see notes 7th. His order. 8th. His... Continue Reading
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Notes on Genl Hulls opening Allusion to the possibility of governmental & political Influence, prejudicing his case. Objects to the giving evidence afterwards, think it would be wrong. Did not think Malden an object. His orders were to march to Detroit & left him no discretion as to leaving Amherstburg <or> fortifyed places in his rear Operations below suspended The purpose of the... Continue Reading
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The Erection of the enemies Batteries & omitting to anoy them 4th. The Reason for the <Swap> Capt. Dalliby — The practiability of <illegible> <to> <The> <expected> it, asserted on the 5th. application for <illegible> on the 14th. referred & the reason assignd. 5 That fortifying at Spring Wells & refusing to take measures to prevent the armies landg... Continue Reading
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Contents of Statements W. Knaggs — 15th. August asked Hull for Powder who said he did not know whether there was any or not, &c. Capt. Hull <intervened> ^&c^. Capt. Snelling sent down with 50 men. Snelling ordered to return. Informd. Genl of the Landing & rcd. no answer, & subsequent answer. What Henry said about the Declaration of the British officers about the Flag being... Continue Reading
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Ist. The substance of Banking operations, viz Ist. The Creation of a fictitious Capital 2d. The substitution of a representative for money. 2dII. The nature of the Business subject to Danger. Ist. From too great an accumulation of fictitious capital wh[ich] subjects the realities of the country to an irresponsible fund 2d. From the want ^destruction^ of Confiden[ce] in its representative... Continue Reading
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The goods of an enemy found in the vessel of a friend are good prize. The goods of a friend found in the vessel of an enemy are not. To guard agt. inconvices of seizure &c. some nations stipulate by treaty that enemy, bottom shall make enemy goods & friendly bottom friendly goods, but this can only be effected by treaty stipulation & is in restraint of the law of nations. "Every... Continue Reading
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The United States}   vs.}   William Hull} Abbreviation of Charges   & Specifications   Ist. Charge Treason agt. the U. States between the 9th. of April & 17th. of August 1812 First Specification 1. The sending the Boat & papers 1st. July 1812 from Rapid to Detroit. Second Specification I. The abandonment of Sandwich a post necessary to the reduction of Malden. 2d. A... Continue Reading
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I Treason. A. 1. Witnesses to prove the previous connection of Genl Hull with the inhabitants of Canada; his passage from Detroit to Fort-George in the Queen Charlotte, & his conversations on board; with any other facts, shewing an illicit intercourse and intimacy with the Enemy. B. 2. Witnesses to prove the hiring of the vessel at the Rapids &, putting the Trunk of papers on board; the... Continue Reading
Order of Testimony I. Charge Treason Ist. Witnesses to from the previous connection of Genl. Hull with the Inhabitants of Canada, his passage from Detroit to fort George in the queen Charlotte & his communication on Board & any other part shewing an illicit intercourse & intimacy with the enemy. B.     2nd. To prove the hiring of the vessel at the Rapids & putting the trunk of... Continue Reading
Colonel Miller Will testify to the transaction of the campaign generally. Captn Brown Was a member of several councils, he also particularly observed the personal conduct of the General on the morning of the 16th. Augt. Capt Burton Will testify to the fact of the troops being crowded into the fort before the capitulation was agreed upon Capt Fuller— Ditto & that the British were in column on ... Continue Reading
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"1st. A memoir dated 6th March 1812 from Genl Hull to Secretary of Warr "2. a Letter dated Feby 12th 1814 from D Parker to Genl Hull "3. Capt Charles Stewarts Deposition "4 X 5. Letters from Genl Hall to Genl Hull august 4th 1812 "6. Letter from P B Porter to Genl Hull same date "7. Dr Sylvester Days afft. "8. David Stones afft. "9. James Witherills Interrogatories & answers "10 Inte[... Continue Reading
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