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    [Battle of New Orleans]. Newspaper: Portsmouth Oracle. Four pages, 13.25" x 19.25", Portsmouth, New Hampshire, February 11, 1815. This issue contains articles regarding the "incompetency" of the Madison administration; a series of letters from Gen. Andrew Jackson, near New Orleans, to James Monroe, the secretary of war, dated December 26-29, 1814, regarding British maneuvers around the city; and the extract of a letter dated January 8, 1815, regarding the "Brilliant Victory at New-Orleans." With period ads including one for a runaway slave.

    Condition: Scattered foxing; separation at the right edge of the horizontal fold on the first page; paper loss on the right edge of page three, obscuring some of the text.


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