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AN ACCOUNT OF THE ORGANIZATION & PROCEEDINGS OF THE BATTLE OF LAKE ERIE MONUMENT ASSOCIATION, AND CELEBRATION OF THE 45th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE LAKE ERIE, AT PUT-IN-BAY ISLAND, ON SEPTEMBER 10th, 1858 by [War of 1812] - Paperback - First Edition - 1858 - from W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera and Biblio.com

AN ACCOUNT OF THE ORGANIZATION & PROCEEDINGS OF THE BATTLE OF LAKE ERIE MONUMENT ASSOCIATION, AND CELEBRATION OF THE 45th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE LAKE ERIE, AT PUT-IN-BAY ISLAND, ON SEPTEMBER 10th, 1858

by [War of 1812]

Condition: Very good


Sandusky: Printed by Henry D. Cooke & Company, 1858. First Edition. Softcover. Very good. Original printed wrappers. 49 pp. Minor chipping to upper-outer corner front wrapper and first several leaves, half-inch closed tear in fore-edge of front wrapper. Light soiling in wrappers and thin, long stain across front wrapper. Overall very good.

A detailed description of the large 45th-anniversary celebration of the Battle of Lake Erie at Put-in-Bay Island, where American forces under Oliver Hazard Perry beat the British Royal Navy and reestablished U.S. control of Lake Erie during the War of 1812. In addition to its account of the proceedings, the pamphlet prints the constitution of the Battle of Lake Erie Monument Association, an address by Hon. Eleutheros Cooke of Sandusky, the poems, "The Battle of Lake Erie," by D. Bethune Dunfield (ending with the line, "WE'VE MET THE ENEMY, AND THEY ARE OURS!"), "The Islands of Erie," by R. R. McMeens, portions of an eyewitness account of the battle by Dr. Usher Parsons, and the lyrics of the songs, "Battle of Erie, 1813" "We've Met the Enemy and They're Ours," and "Dodge's Machine Song." SABIN 3967.

  • Bookseller: W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 776
  • Title: AN ACCOUNT OF THE ORGANIZATION & PROCEEDINGS OF THE BATTLE OF LAKE ERIE MONUMENT ASSOCIATION, AND CELEBRATION OF THE 45th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE LAKE ERIE, AT PUT-IN-BAY ISLAND, ON SEPTEMBER 10th, 1858
  • Author: [War of 1812]
  • Format/binding: Softcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Printed by Henry D. Cooke & Company
  • Place: Sandusky
  • Date published: 1858
  • Keywords: Americana, war, military, navy, War of 1812, poetry, songs, spectacle, pamphlet
  • Bookseller catalogs: Americana; Politics & Government;


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