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impartial observer, the first paper printed in Detroit, issued......Aug. 31, 1809 Memorial presented to Congress setting forth the defenseless condition of Michigan, and praying for aid against the Indians......Dec. 27, 1811 Governor Hull issues a proclamation from Sandwich, on the Detroit River, inviting people to come in under the American flag, and promising protection; but extermination to those who joined the British and savages against the United States......July 12, 1812 Lieutenant Hanks, commandant at Fort Mackinac, surrenders to the British......July 17, 1812 Battles of Brownstone, Aug. 4, and Maguaga......Aug. 9, 1812 General Hull surrenders Detroit to British under General Brock......Aug. 16, 1812 [The forces for its defence were estimated at about 2,000 men. These, with 2,500 stands of arms, twenty-five iron and eight brass pieces of ordnance, forty barrels of gunpowder, and a large quantity of other military stores, were delivered up to the British withou