strous to its commercial prosperity.
The Embargo, proclaimed in December 1807, followed by other hostile measures, culminating in a declaration of war against Great Britain, in June 1812, paralyzed the commerce of the whole country.
Grass grew in the streets of the seaports, and ships rotted at the wharves.
Cambridge felt this cd, were in vain.
In Congress, the influence of France was in the ascendant, and the Embargo was followed, in June, 1812, by an open declaration of war against Great Britain.
For the next two or three years, Cambridge suffered its full proportion in the general stagnation of business.
Cambridgeport did not recover from the blighthe approaching festivity, as follows:—
Celebration of the ratification of the treaty of peace between the United States of America and the United Kingdom of great Britain & Ireland, at Cambridge, Feb. 23, 1815.
Order of procession.
The procession will be formed at University Hall, and move at 11 o'clock A. M. in the follo