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Newport Mercury (Newspaper) - September 12, 1812, Newport, Rhode Island A he a a i i sic a a 2p Tje lat Columbu. Oil us town Stitt. S. A a a Al Javns. He fun amp end honors the memory lame med Lino a a a ccletifate4 yesterday with the Raou i in fail sol Ronit and perfect order. A numerous Cone Ourso of cities cons from the def Trent counties of Maryland Arij he neighbor inf cities Conven etl their last tribute the Brave thous hero. Weh avd paper of his duty Quot a effect produced by the a a leak Sako de from out departed brother in a Tinort speak with proper Mel Totsis of the Manly firmness of the i uhf try who notwithstanding the a Courtr backed by Tarratt Issue an order were the off Utah Dot regarded of the apr a i Pant that they would Kex at rear of Lis Occas Oitt paraded with promptitude and imparted the most imposing grandeur the throng of mourners so great that or. Addison s Hui cd which had been in lift airy select fid for the ,w�s4retbqu id in consequence of its not bling Irge Chough contain them. The suburbs Dye a in its washing Tom the . The exec like of red by a prayer from the the oration by Vav Ash Koton Park ctr Stis Esq follow gtd and the whole dosed with a prayer from the Rev or. A Lenthe profound silence of the audience via Iii in number a would not have fallen out of 1,500, a amp Only interrupted by pm sighs and Lears. To the of or. Ctr sets description Waits Power do Justice. The a sub. A id uie a a at a a he do Tel tvs Quot Quot on each other. If the Praise of convulsing those listened him with grief and swelling every bosom with non St indignation at in inks of 1oak> ratify him he May truly say pm x have indeed been Over the heists of he hearts he exercised despotic Power. The address was extemporaneous but vre Are promised a so Teh out Whit in our a gang ton Bowie Esq. One of the most wealthy and enterprising merchants in Gec Beetown yesterday received its general Lingan. It As decor Awid with colours Hung a not High i and minute guns were 6red the amp a of Moons on Board of it Wule the Fht Esscott moved. Ttoe Misie played a dead my while the pts it Ccu Mon was moving the ground and on its return the March of Washingto some of the a hots were Hung in Black. The i tiaras of George town have gained ther Selvea much credit orderly and sympathies i 52 conduct on this memorable Day. T we Are promised a Stettes Hont whip it in esd year of shall be published in our Nejtek a a Psi tined. A new ship belonging a show Isaac by amid York. Mew Vork set. A. National disgrace i the following Are the articles of the capitulation of Gen. Hull s army on the 16ih tilt. Gel Hal Oft Ders. Head Quarter at Detroit 16th aug. 1812. It is with pain and anxiety that brigadier general Hull announces the North Western array that he has been compelled fim a sense of duty a ree the following anic Lesof capitulation. Catafi Beer my augur 16, 1813. Capitulation a or rendering fort Detroit entered into Between Brock comm Ming his Britannic majesty a forces on the it me Patt and brigadier general Hull comm Imd ii t.,e no Orth West Aricy othe United Siniua pm the Ottier part or Hole 1st. Fort Detroit with All the too a amp regulars As Well m will be Itroia Satcy surr�n%�-6d the British forces under the Cor Marid of met or Geo Tal Buck and will be Cut Sider Pri Smiers of Wax with the exc Puon of such Tibe Miuda of the Michigan territory who have not join cd the army. 2d. All Public stoits arms Public Doc Fuei including every Alk a Puhlik amp ure will be in mediately Trec up. Article so private pen it Sand private of every Dei Paioa jul be re spa a. Air a 4 bus Excello by Bri Sui by a a a Mecal hu3 Baig expressed a de ii a that a detachment from the mate 2f Olao on m was Jom his army As Well As one sent from fit Detroit it Der the pm Pic a of 01 Marthur a hould by included in the Shore Tipu Lauzun amp a accor finely a greed . I. B i Olevea be Haber Tood that 5cus mrs of tii Ohio i Tia a have us ined the army Iii be permit ii Ivetun. Home on con Mon tha they will Sims serve during the War in arms in Pever we be delivered up if is fat bbl sgt Elk. The get ii a will a amp cd 90t St amp a tour Tif u Odi a the Libby Tad the 3rituh forces Wlsh i. M Well it . . A a j. F has of i or a. A move a William w Iii Antsy. V 1st Reg. Iaac frock it i a Ftp. Gen. The army at it o clock this Day jul March out of the East Gate where Uliey Uriu stack their arms Atid will be then subject the attic Lea of Catul Tion. A general. Sit port we. Hull Briff. Commanding n. W. Army. Colon of private property and wishing Ive an Early proof of the moderation and Justice of the government i do proclamation. By inc Brock Esq. Major Qeni ral Comyn Anding hit Majeau s Forcet in the province of upper Canada. We Sass the territory of Michigan was this it i by capitulation ceded the Arma of his Brit Mic majesty without any other conditions than the pro a a a give an Early d Justice of hereby announce All the inhabitants of said territory that the Laws heretofore in existence shall continue in Furuc until his majesty s pleasure be known of so Long the peace and safety of the said territory will admit i do hereby also declare and make know the said inhabitants that they Mihall be protected in the full exercise and enjoyment of their religion of which All persons both civil and military will take notice and govern themselves accordingly. All Persona having in their Possession or having any knowledge of any Public property i shall Forthal deliver in the same or give notice thereof the officer commanding or it. Col. Nichol who Are hereby authorised receive and give proper receipts for the same. Officers of the militia will be held Respo Isible that All arms in Possession of militia Ronen be immediately delivered up and Alt individuals whatever who have in the Possession arms of any kind will Ali Oiiver them up without delay. Given under by hand at Detroit this 16th Day of August 1813, and in a year of la majesty a Reiga. Ock major general. A True copy. J.macnonki.j.,. Col min Tats j. L>.forts Wayne porn also and dear taken. _ extract of a letter from fort Wayne dated aug. 19. T have the a re fiction announce you the destruction of capt. Heald and his company of their Retreat from fort Dearbon Thia happened on the tuning of the Isth inst. By an army of indians of about five or six Hundred consisting of the following tribes via of Bifaya chippewas we Neeb Agoes Rick Poos mom minies and some pottawatamif8.�capt. Wollf who went assist capt. Heald on his Retreat is among the number of ruled. We cannot learn that any escaped. But it is stated that capt. Heald or. Kinzi and some women Are made prisoners. The particulars of this action i omit till another or Chicago on Lake Michigan. Extract of a letter from a respectable gentleman in Cincinnati another in Philadelphia dated Cincinnati aug. 35, j8i2. Dread in news has just m Rived by express. The British on the 16th inst. Captured general hulls army in de Trot without is firing a was under the necessity of capitulating.�?. The Indiana immediately made a Sally on fort Wayne and took it.�?>a11 is confusion and Bustle has lost nearly 200, some of them the it Ost citizen a we had. This moment 2000 troops from Kentucky have arrived Here on their March reinforce Gen. Hull but Tivey a too sept 8. The steam arrived yesterday from Albany brought the following intelligence. The 6th and. Isth regiments under the co Moaad of Gen Bloomfield March a on thursday from the encamp meat at Greenu amp a for Plattsburgh where Gen. Bloomfield will have his bad qua Riera. / it was reported at Albany that our troops had retaken de Irous and that Gen Van crts Salter had been taken at Sia Gatra. Both repays were without four Daviod. September 9. Latest from the North of eur Rosie. Cap Manrov of the ship Minerva Srajt amp Oan Kiel informs us that peace Berwein in aim and Sweden lad been proclaimed and Jim an embargo had been hi6 on All swede vet it a Els til account As supp mid of an Allied Ejup Odaion Pomera Trixi be commanded by the Crown Prince for Rius purpose of Max scams Tite French in the water. Bei ainu a was Esq pectin u on the 20th in. Not i liver French army in Llusia. Sat pay Sitt. 18, Ilia. Capture Oen. Hull we forbear publishing Many editorial surmises and unofficial letters of individuals tending shift the whole disgrace of the capture of the North Western army from the administration upon tie shoulders of Gen. Hull and very industriously circulated and iome of them we suspect fabricated for this very . Hull was selected command this expedition As Well from his devoted Ness the run ing Paay As fur his military reputation i and now that disaster has attended the improvident measures of the government or the want of ability in the general those who were but yesterday puff my him Are now sedulously employed in prejudicing the Nind of the Public be Tore the proper investigation stall take place or what is them More in Poi Tant before the Prea dental elec lion. However unexpected this blow was the people at Large who had been de it Eivid by the pompous accounts of then arching if troops volunteers and supplies a Many of which we believe Verc never seen but upon paper and a Over again were there marched Over an it through on Gazette into another till tie people in eved the whole Western country was in arms and that the British Powers in Canada would melt away Butoi e the More ardent energies of their Southern Neighbours we have reason believe that by Many better acquainted with the imbecile measures of government the Force of the British and the nature of the expedition this result was evidence of this we refer our readers the extract from the address of the democratic committee of the City of new York upon the subject of the presid Ontal election in this Days Mercury a originally published before the news of hulls surrender and while the. Papers were teeming who accounts of Lus Success and reports of the taking of fort Maiden. Jiu thematic Piccou Jorr. By the Boston a Pei of yesterday received by the Boston stage last evening we learn that Lieut. Bacon of the 4ih u. S. Regiment had arrived in that town from Dot pit. A a letter of his his brother Iti Cooston dated Detroit August Irish is insert�4 at length in the repertory which with add ional inform action he has personally communicated disclose the fit of go i cts it that when Gen. Hull first Emo red Canada the Indiana appeared determined take no part thie War the Canadian militia Dally deserted from Malden and every thing appeared be prosperous but the want of suitable Cau Bon prevailed the army from proceeding directly suitable Cannon were tilt Munung different detachments penetrated into the country with utile or no opposition Many of the inhabitants sought Protection under Gen. Hull his Araby Wras supplied with provisions from the country and the general expecting a co opera on at Niagara anticipated an easy Conquest of that part of Canhthi. But upon the new of theum ende Rof Micelli Mackinac an immediate change took whole of the Indiana in ii very Short time became hostile wad joined the Bip Tish standards the Canadian militia tuned their duty under a proclamation of Pardon and Reid for cements of British regulars and Canadian volunteers were brought up from nigam amp a. To reinforce the troops at Road our country was obstructed by the Savages the Arney became completely insulated and the necessity of opening the communication the supp Eit compelled Gen. Kun i cow the River Rodeo from whence successive detachments were sent Clear the Road and Aid the escorts of proviso Al a amp a. To the detachment of Soo riflemen under major Vanhorn Badi it Eui previously sent on this duty and had been compelled Retreat with Losa a Asci my under col. Miller consisting of the 4th regiment and some Ohio and Michigan volunteers com amp my a Force of nearly 600 men had a severe engagement with a Superior Force of British a indians whom they Defeated it Ter a severe action in which the Amerl is lord 4 officers wounded and 71 4 0a-commissioned of amp cers and Pri after killed and wounded a third detachment of 4 or 500, under colds. M Arthur and Casa was sent on the same duty the River Rasen. In their sence the sort was summoned ,3nd they were ordered i return but the enemy was become in such Force Between that River and Detroit that a inform amp Tim could 1� obtained of the situation of the i toe nth the enemy landed on the a the under cover of the gum of the Arnod a Queen Charlotte and Brig Hun with about 2000 men dec luding effective Force in tie fort thus Reduci by Deta Ime ots deaths wounded and pro Blu some sick was but 7s0�?a cannonade bad a in kept up by the i Ittah from the of Poikila Shore upon town and Kin for the greater part of the two preceding Days by which 4 or 5 officers Aadi it 3@ men killed. The fire was from the Fermi who what effect not known a it a the my id Vance within a Milf of the fort a ref it of the British on Tkv River below Heb loft extending the Woods formed a Junction with the Indiana who extended almost the River above in this situation hey were advancing when after a conference Ith Lieut. A. Miller the Only Field officer then in the Garrison a White Flag was ordered by the general be displayed from the enemy halted and at the same moment the firing ceased at the batteries col. My Donell and major Gregg were appointed on the part of Gen. Brock and it. Cola. Miller and Brushy on the part of Gen. A Frame the Artielee of capitulation which were approved by the res Cuve Gene Rala. Thrift or i Daya after the surrender of Detroit 000 More Indiana arrived from Mackinac. The reports Miller offer. Ing Tako Maldan without Cannon Tucci aim of any disrespect from racers or privates towards Qun. Hull after the Tran Himy unfounded. Be Witt pm Nook we have Laen Anddrea Quot of the democratic committee of the City of , a eng under the authority of Tho general committee of correspondence of the state of new York in support of the done nation of the hem do Witt Clinton i the Prosi Dimcy of the United states at the next election. A they protest at touch Lenglin against it the unconstitutionality and Dan is of a congressional nomination of Peai Dent i and Advance the claim of new York give a president at Thia time and say a a the state of Virginia has for Twenty out of the Twenty four years of our present government enjoyed that Honor i she seems desirous of possessing it for another term and perhaps for As Many More a the Patin be of her sister states will permit a they then ask a Why is Virginia a a it Renee a Bye word in the Eastern states while no one talks of South Carolina or Pennsylvania influence i Virginia herself at a a Aluta she Cery filtration should abdicate a situation which she cannot retain without wounding the feelings of her associates and a Eaken ing their Atta Ehm it the Union the committee also say that Monse Quant in a a the agricultural and commercial state Are beginning be arrayed against each other and feel at if they ver. Not Eanne Tedt by a Fimon a Ond of internat ithe following extract Respecio no the War will excite the attention of All parties a a the Prole bitty of a Tang place could not but have been Autieri Patard the resources it a it Ould require Atwould have been Matui Xiy considered and the Means of pro Viig them Dij sted and arranged the preparations wigs it with effect ought have been season ably made. Have Trio a things been done we do not wish enter into a minute detail that might present a Dis Heute big picture our country but we Are compelled ask where Are the Marka of system or preparation 7 our armies have entered upon military service which of them is properly provided for the press or when and where have arrangements been made for secur ing it the necessary supplies for Tho future ? we tar it will no be found be the Anni Inder general Hoti i we Are sure is not the Force Coli acted defend the Harbour of Kew Vork i nor that organizing on our Watern born Der. Supplies for the first should have been Fumia hed through the lakes and collected before the British had no ice of the War it is now impossible and that the last a even As yet provided with tents cover the men is entirely owing the uncommon and a remitted exer tons of the governor of this state. Indeed the very impossibility of furnishing our armies with supplies by the lakes is of itself a striking proof of incompetency or inattention. We think no administration possessing either foresight or Vigour would has omitted strengthening our naval Force upon those extensive Inland Waters so As ensure us the superiority in them. The facility of doing this is nearly equal its importance and in time of War that superiority is of the last importance the a a United states particularly if an attack upon the Canadas be contemplated besides the augmentation of our naval Force there is not subject the object a action frequently made against a similar measure in our Alan tic ports that it would tend involve us in the maritime contests of Europe. A a it is in vain say that these Are the errors of Heads of departments a the just and salutary Rulo of our con suttion compels of place them the account of our pus sent executive the secretaries of the Navy and of War Are bound execute the orders Given them by the prescient on All naval and military affairs either he directed the necessary prep Ion be made or he did not if he directed them he is responsible for continuing incapable men in let if he did not the Mune attaches personally on by self m but wherefore my lingering fire firm tin Imi Node Grey of i i Plant it ploy aria the conf Ith verment has under taboo api if a Tlona were made in preceding sub. Of Congress for the timely prov Lacoq it munitions of War in the apprehend in. That hostilities would grow out Oft infringe mint of our Neutral rights. Why has the application of them Bee negro cited till the conflict Wah at hand do not our raw rec Ruha and a ulna Rab Points in the Moat valuable and Impo Tant quarters declare that recourse been had Hosu Littica without a dig ii de system either of defensive or loft Sive operations neither advice of declaration of War nor instructions Ordera were received by the comm Iii ing0fficer of Bur Squadron at new Yore till general publicity afforded suffice a time for the enemy most exposed his operations add attack and elude opulent Fleet of Merchain Wen sailed from Jamaica a badly in Tini Havi been easily intercepted if Thi orders of government had been prompt and decisive but they escaped capture at i by some negligent delay at Washl Ngoa and vre should even wish know. Commodore Ron Otiis informed of the Fleet by our government or did he at. To dentally hear of it at sea a a if this country be competent carry on the War and we Are sure it a if our executive sufficiently foresaw the approach of Host Luies and info mtg themselves As the Best Means of Coc. Ducting them with effect and shorten ing their duration by a veg Nous cont. Menc Ementi we should have expected h see not ten or twelve Hundred Noti collecting in the Vicinity of Albany by forces formed organised and Disciglio. De an Arm invading Nova Scotia wrest from England her Best Natal St Salon in our seas another acting against the Canadas and a third attack ing the Florida at the same time. Shall we characterise the erupted permission carry on with Snath and Portu iral ? a u a Chi it a Una Torru Raffl with Spain and Portugal ? a u a measure of electioneering policy or a further proof of the absolute ints Cliency that pervades our councils f it undoubtedly affords England the amp est Means of Supply Gher army i with ports ions of every kind of which they would otherwise be dead Ute amp 4 therefore gives the most effectual ii and con fort our enemy it is s Trade which cannot be carried on Troder the american Flag for that we a necessarily its f no Ludd by the superiority of the bit Utah Power in the seas that Wash those coasts. It May easily be carried on by British vessels Cost Rcd by subject a of spa and Portugal. It afford then the foe Tho Means of prolonging the War a gain us Audi a Mote. The pro Spiriti Iirth w foreign Tom Tajfel the Rui Ofos a of ships and merchants. Had the Polk ment of England legislated for a a a a this subject from is policy its Wisd and its hatred our ship pm and Trade this arrangement might perhaps have been expected proceeding from our own rulers it seems almost i com fee Hen Aible. But Money has been aptly called the Aine is of War and what sys a in of procuring it has been furnished by our present administration f w Erc is the Republican that was Notaro shed and confounded at the Schene of taxation proposed through the department of the Treasury it almost seemed intended Damp the Public spirit of the country object of Revenue were presented odious the Fecil togs of the citizens and which under similar Cir cutt Stancea formerly occasion Ord the Repis he a Sion of the very perk i now revives them. It waa not ibun4 sped int adopt this plan fiery fit it Cunnig Fiji Fione it till Ter the i residential election. 1 Crest of the nation is therefore put the test of a Call for a very Large loan without specification of a Curry and so pure by Plain at the disposal of the adminis noon for instant expend Turc end in Onier avoid the immediate report direct taxes emmies appropriated the sinking Sund for the purpose of buying unredeemed debt at a Price under Par. This injudicious use of that fund heretofore held sacred by All administrations cannot fail injuriously affect the credit of the other Loans at Market. The expenses incident or situation must we know be incurred and we think that the administration have insulted the patriotism of the Pool for decent no the necessary Stefi for meeting them but indeed icons Dering the conduct hitherto pur�ue4 we Are seriously apprehensive lest a immense re Ilsc debt should be accumulated without the attainment of any equivalent advantage. The Ervite of the next year May in sex fleeced Ctol for a Burr my la so a without having made any. Serious impressions on the enemy or any Advance towards the favourable adjustment of our disputes. A Tbs but Fli kid its he Gei if the at most Dan a get Gorge and at Etc Kitaek a a a Amene Aii it a Imhotep Aee. And fear rus All along the fwd her. The american fart at inc latter we Taro a a flite once of in. . Nor. Of Tims Stata had net Efi Eisl Inlet Mattox is the War. Said he tuesday a a Eidra go it a a a wards. Sly a a huh h was known in hew. On Saio Daf a this was a Vejr peat Nefus a a As him a Otto Fri it thit state were it Cal sri air Poffs <�?-petl.a in

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