The War of 1812: The Capitol in Flames

Report of the Committee on Foreign Relations on relations with Great Britain, June 3, 1812
National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the U.S. House of Representatives

"Report of the Committee appointed to inquire into the expediency of removing the Seat of Government," October 3, 1814
National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the U.S. House of Representatives

Mural in United States Capitol Building showing the burning of the Capitol in 1814
By Allyn Cox, 1974
Courtesy of the Architect of the Capitol

"A View of the Capitol of the United States after the Conflagration of 24 August 1814" By George Munger, 1814
Courtesy of the Library of Congress

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