Box BW 29
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This collection contains a circular manuscript, single sheet - two pages, signed by John Mason, Commissioner General of Prisoners during the War of 1812, regarding returned American prisoners of war. The circular is written to to Joseph Whipple Esqr., Collector of the Customs, at Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Written from Washington D.C. on May 27, 1813.
Handwritten amateur newspaper containing fourteen pages of text bound at the top, written on lined paper created in Versailles, Ohio. Several boys signed their names to the articles, including two members of the Schman family. The first two articles are on western trips -- one to the Indiana/Ohio border and the other to Iowa. Also included are poetry and editorials.