- Otsego Herald
By Isaac Brock, Esq., Major General, now commanding his Majesty’s forces in the province of Upper Canada.
August 22. Yesterday evening we were politely favored by the late governor of the state of Ohio, Mr. Huntington, with the following articles of capitulation, entered into by General Hull with General Brock, for the surrender of the fortress of Detroit — as also the particulars detailed below. The whole is most distressing and humiliating.
The British account
Bad News! Fall of Detroit
U.S. Navy exploits
UTICA, August 25. A young man, a native of Boston, has just arrived in this village, who left the town of Niagara (Upper Canada) on the night of the 13th inst.
RUN AWAY from the subscriber, on the 20th inst. an indentured apprentice by the name of Robert Shattock, Jun. about 16 years of age. All persons are hereby forbid harboring or trusting him on my account. Any person returning said boy will receive one cent reward and no charges paid. ELISHA FOOTE. Cooperstown, August 21st, 1812
- Gov. Hull in Canada
Ran away from the subscriber on the 19th inst. [July], a NEGRO MAN, named Thomas, about 18 years of age, nearly 6 feet high, very large feet, and a scar under one eye. Whoever shall return said negro to the subscriber, shall receive the above reward and necessary charges. JAMES MOREHOUSE. Maryland, July 20, 1812.
Otsego Herald: Escaped captive
Tickets for Sale, in Union College Lottery No. 11. By the editor of the Herald at 8 dollars and 50 cents. The price will be raised by the 20th June, to 9 dollars.
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