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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 480 480 Browse Search
H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 47 47 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 30 30 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 29 29 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 27 27 Browse Search
Baron de Jomini, Summary of the Art of War, or a New Analytical Compend of the Principle Combinations of Strategy, of Grand Tactics and of Military Policy. (ed. Major O. F. Winship , Assistant Adjutant General , U. S. A., Lieut. E. E. McLean , 1st Infantry, U. S. A.) 18 18 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 18 18 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 18 18 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 17 17 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 14 14 Browse Search
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Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 26., Old ships and ship-building days of Medford. (search)
Old ships and ship-building days of Medford. Chapter 3: War of 1812. the names of Medford-built ships are italicized. WAR was declared with Great Britain on June 18, 1812. American vessels were allowed to trade with Europe as usual, although not with Great Britain. Many of them carried supplies which were directed to ssion of the Attorney General Bryant and Sturgis, M. S., Vol. 1811, p. 122. and the Secretary of the Treasury. Congress permitted this trade until the crops of 1812 had been marketed. Morison. Maritime History of Massachusetts. The ship Medford is reported as follows: Boston Tue. Apr. 30, 1813 ar. ship Medford, Capt'n Hghteen days out). I also captured the British brig Madeira, took out 75 casks of wine, and gave her up. Coggeshall. History of American Privateers in the War of 1812. The three letters-of-marque delivered their orders to the merchant vessels to remain until peace was declared. They then loaded with rich cargoes and dropped
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 26., Old ships and ship-building days of Medford. (search)
and ship-building days of Medford. Chapter 4: the names of Medford-built ships are italicized. After the War of 1812, the northwest fur trade gradually declined for various reasons, the gradual extermination of the sea otter and competitio and Russians being the principal ones. By this time, cotton manufacturing, encouraged by the embargoes and by the War of 1812, and later by a protective tariff, had increased enormously and a considerable amount was sent to the Far East as cargo. twenty-eight years struggle and experimenting, had built up an ice exporting business. After numerous failures, he had by 1812 built up a small trade with the West Indies. The war wiped him out. After the peace of Ghent he obtained government permig, rice and wheat chaff, hay, tan bark, and even coal dust, until he finally decided on sawdust. Previous to the War of 1812 there had been very little improvement in the design of merchant vessels, and their shape was little more than a box with