Baltimore, August 22, 1814. [Newspaper Advertisement]

Title

Baltimore, August 22, 1814. [Newspaper Advertisement]

Description

An advertisement from Baltimore Mayor Edward Johnson and James A. Buchanan calling for Baltimore to form a Committee of Vigilance and Safety. The advertisement reads:

"At a meeting of a number of persons convened at the City Council Chamber by the invitation of the Mayor, it was Resolved, That it be recommended to the Inhabitants of the City and Precincts, to meet at their several Wards, and in the Precincts, TOMORROW MORNING, at 10 o'clock, to choose three persons from each ward and each of the Precincts, who, together with the Mayor, shall constitute a Committee of Vigilance and Safety, during the present time of alarm, and that the committee thus chosen, meet at the Mayor's Office, at 5 o'clock, P.M. on WEDNESDAY, the 24th inst."

Creator

Johnson, Edward, 1767–1829
Buchanan, James A.

Publisher

American Commercial and Daily Advertiser

Date

1814 August 23

Contributor

Maryland State Archives

Identifier

SC3392

Files

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Citation

Johnson, Edward, 1767–1829 and Buchanan, James A., “Baltimore, August 22, 1814. [Newspaper Advertisement],” Baltimore Heritage Digital Collections, accessed November 21, 2019, https://collection.baltimoreheritage.org/items/show/156.

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