An original Boston Newspaper dated December 11th 1813 titled; Columbian Centinel.
The Columbian Centinel (1790-1840) was a Boston, Massachusetts, newspaper established by Benjamin Russell. It continued its predecessor, the Massachusetts Centinel and the Republican Journal, which Russell and partner William Warden had first issued on March 24, 1784. The paper was "the most influential and enterprising paper in Massachusetts after the Revolution." In the Federalist Era, it was aligned with Federalist sentiment. Until ca.1800, the Centinel's circulation was the largest in Boston. Its closest competitor was the anti-Federalist Independent Chronicle ("the compliments that were frequently exchanged by these journalistic adversaries were more forcible than polite").
This edition contains news about the War with the Creek Indians and of coarse the continuing war with England which includes a direct letter from General Andrew Jackson describing a bloody battle. There is also a lengthy State of the Union Address from President James Madison in this paper. There is riveting content throughout this complete paper.
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