The following whimsical account of this splendid visitor, has been given in a French Military Journal:  That it is a parcel of old stars who, being no longer of any use, and allowed half pay, have agreed to mess together.

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How to cite this article:  "Comet," Western Spy (Cincinnati, Ohio), 25. Jan 1812, p. 4, available at