Thomas Thorbury, War of 1812 Poetry collection ca. 1815
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The Clements Library's War of 1812 collection contains material on prisoners of war.


The Clements Library holds several books concerning prisoners of war in the War of 1812:

Barclay, Thomas. Cartel for the Exchange of Prisoners of War, Between Great Britain, And the United States of America: The Provisional Agreement for the Exchange of Naval Prisoners of War, Made And Concluded At Halifax, In the Province of Nova Scotia, On the 28th Day of November, 1812 ... John Mason, Esq. Commissary General for Prisoners for the United States, Having Been Duly Authorized to Meet Thomas Barclay, Esq. His Britannic Majesty's Agent for Prisoners of War ... n.p., 1813.

Waterhouse, Benjamin. A Journal of a Young Man of Massachusetts: Late a Surgeon On Board an American Privateer, Who Was Captured At Sea by the British, In May, Eighteen Hundred And Thirteen, And Was Confined First, At Melville Island, Halifax, Then At Chatham, In England, And Last, At Dartmoor Prison. Boston: Printed by Rowe & Hooper, 78 State-Street, 1816.