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JAMES MADISON State of the Union Address & Siege of Fort Meigs 1813 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392679931003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WAR, New York, June 1, 1813 * President of James Madison * State of the Union Address * Siege of Fort Meigs - Ohio * War of 1812 The entire front page and half of page 2 are taken up with the: "President's Message" which is signed in type: James Madison. This is his annual state-of-the-union address, with wealth of information on the War of 1812 and other concerns. Other articles within: "the North-Western Army" which is a fine letter on the siege of Fort Meigs, signed in type: Wm. Henry Harrison. Also: "General Orders which takes over one-third of a page & is signed: John O'Fallon; "Interesting Particulars" "Surrender of Mobile" "From Canada" "Com. Decatur's Squadron" "Impressed American" and more. Four pages,... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:52

$44.00
178658

1813 War of 1812 Newspaper USS CHESAPEAKE vs. HMS Shannon Naval Battle HISTORIC


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392670843156

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 12, 1813 * USS Chesapeake vs. HMS Shannon * Historic War of 1812 naval battle The prime content in this issue is the report which has a small head: "The Chesapeake Frigate" which reports on the historic naval battle between the Chesapeake & the Shannon. As noted near the beginning of the report: "...the Chesapeake frigate left Boston harbor...with the expectation of meeting the Shannon. We anticipated a glorious result, but alas! by some uncommon incident not yet explained, the event has terminated in the loss of that ship..." with more. This is then followed by a letter signed by: W. Bainbridge which begins: "It has become my painful duty as commanding officer on this station to co... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2020 15:17

$37.00
178077

SIEGE OF FORT MEIGS William Henry Harrison & Toronto Falls War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392630515922

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WAR, New York, May 25, 1813 * Siege of Fort Meigs - Ohio * William Henry Harrison * Toronto, Canada captured The entire front page is taken up with: "Rules and Regulations for the Army of the United States", providing some interesting reading (see for portions). Items inside include: "Exchange of Prisoners" "Further Particulars of the Capture of York" (present-day Toronto); "Good News From the North-Western Army--The Enemy Repulsed" which is a lengthy letter on the Battle of the Miami, or the siege of Fort Meigs, signed in type: Wm. Henry Harrison; "From Lake Ontario" "Our Military Prospects" and even more. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4 in., never-trimmed margins, very nice, clean condition. This is a fascin... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:05

$48.00
177846

SIEGE OF FORT MEIGS William Henry Harrison vs. Tecumseh War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892618889

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 29, 1813 * Siege of Fort Meigs - Ohio * William Henry Harrison The first two pages are taken up with the: "President's Message" signed in type: James Madison, in which he discusses much about the War of 1812. Over 4 pages are taken up with: "Events of the War" which includes a letter signed by: Wm. Henry Harrison concerning the Battle of Fort Meigs against Tecumseh. Several other reports on Fort Meigs as well. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of the period."

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:48

$34.00
177172

WAR OF 1812 United States President James Madison PROCLAMATION in Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372862990313

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 20, 1812 * War of 1812 declaration by United States * James Madison proclamation An inside page has a lengthy: "Declaration of War" which takes over 1 1/2 columns and is signed in type by the President: James Madison. This is followed by related reporting from the "Committee on foreign relations..." which takes over 2 pages. And on the back page is the formal Act of Congress declaring war against England, headed: "AN ACT Declaring War between the United Kingdom of Great Britain...and the United States of America & their territories", signed in type by the President: James Madison. Great to have this historic reporting in a newspaper published so close to Washington, D.C., and in ... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:45

$118.00
175773

USS CHESAPEAKE w/ Samuel Evans War of 1812 Pre British Capture 1813 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392470171121

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WAR, New York, May 4, 1813 * USS Chesapeake * Samuel Evans The entire ftpg. is taken up with: "Chesapeake's Cruise" which is signed by Samuel Evans as sent to Commodore Decatur (photos show beginning). Inside pgs. have various reports concerning the War of 1812 including letters, reports from New London, Washington, Philadelphia, Mercer, Pennsylvania, and Norfolk. Also: "President And Congress" "Hornet & Peacock" "From Sackett's Harbor" "North-Western Army" "British Reinforcements" with the back page having: "Latest From The Chesapeake" and "Army of the United States" with a list of recent appointments of general officers. A great wealth of content on the war. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4 in., never-trimmed margi... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 06:28

$35.00
175749

WAR OF 1812 United States President James Madison PROCLAMATION in Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797380388

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 27, 1812 * War of 1812 declaration by United States * James Madison proclamation * Historic report This issue has one of the best presentations on the declaration of war against Great Britain, beginning the War of 1812. Most of the first column of the front page is a somewhat decorative "Proclamation" headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle & signed by James Madison, declaring that a state of war exists between the United States & England, marking the official beginning of the War of 1812. Inside has a nice editorial: "War Against England" which takes close to 2 pages and includes near the end: "War is Declared--Great Britain is the Enemy..." and at the very end: "...and e... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2019 12:57

$139.00
174407

BATTLE OF CHIPPEWA Lake Erie & Eastport, Maine Capture in War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392362152932

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 23, 1814 * Battle of Chippewa - Ontario * Lake Erie - War of 1812 * Fort Sullivan, Eastport, Maine The ftpg. has : "Events of the War - Letter form Com. Chauncey to the Secretary of the Navy" dated at Sackett's Harbor & concerning events at Presque Isle. Also a bit on: "Squadron in the Chesapeake". Inside has; "Battle at Chippawa" "More Detached Militia" "Capture of Eastport" and another article also headed: "The Battle of Chippewa" and more on the War of 1812. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 30, 2019 14:49

$39.00
174305

1814 BATTLE OF CHIPPAWA Niagara Falls River Ontario Canada War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392354610237

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 27, 1814 * Battle of Chippawa * Invasion of Upper Canada * Niagara Falls - Ontario * War of 1812 The front page begins with a full column: "Dispatch From Major-General Brown to the Secretary of War" which is his official report on the Battle of Chippawa Falls near Niagara. This was a notable victory for the Americans despite being outnumbered by the British. Page 2 has a report headed: "Capture of Eastport" plus there are other tidbits on the War of 1812 inside as well. Four pages, an archival repair at the spine, generally nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2019 15:39

$48.00
173983

Rebuilding UNITED STATES CAPITOL Building Benjamin Henry Latrobe 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707143054

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 3, 1816 * United States Capitol * Rebuilding after War of 1812 * Benjamin Henry Latrobe Inside has a nearly half page article: "Capitol At Washington" which is a letter from Washington concerning the rebuilding of the Capitol after its destruction by fire during the War of 1812. Some fine, descriptive discussion on the work of Benjamin Latrobe, the architect, and the efforts in finding the appropriate marble for various columns, etc. (see). It begins: "Mr. Latrobe has already so repaired the exterior of the capitol that in a few months the effects of the fire will be scarcely visible...". Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:09

$33.00
173381

RECRUITMENT Recruiting Troops Men for WAR OF 1812 in 1813 Old Salem MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392309963334

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, Dec. 22, 1813 * Recruiting troops for the War of 1812 Although there is various content on the War of 1812, the most intriguing item in this issue is the very nice recruitment advertisement headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle and beginning: "ATTENTION ! All Patriotic Men..." with more, including: "The atrocious conduct of the enemy towards the defenseless citizens who have been exposed to their power...What nobler object can a generous American have than the protection of our most populous cities from threatened destruction?..." with more (see). A $16 bounty is offered as well as 160 acres at the end of the war. This appears on the back page. Four pages, minor spine wear... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2019 15:22

$33.00
173363

President JAMES MADISON State of the Union Address to the Nation 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372684957090

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 9, 1815 * President James Madison * State of the Union Address The notable content is the full text of the President's annual state-of-the-union address signed in type: James Madison. He reviews all that happened in 1815 with much on the details of the end of the War of 1812. Several state statistical charts including one for North Carolina having columns headed: "Value of Slaves" and "Average Value of Each Slave". Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, scattered foxing, good condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of t... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2019 07:51

$36.00
171570

JOHN RODGERS United States Navy USS President Cruise War of 1812 1813 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259248657

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 9, 1813 * John Rodgers' third cruise * USS President - United States Navy From the midst of the War of 1812, page 2 has a lengthy letter headed: "Rodger's Cruize" from on board the frigate President, signed in type: Jno. Rodgers. Pg. 3 had details of the funeral of William Henry Allen, late commander of the U.S. sloop of war Argus. Other bits on the War of 1812. Four pages, ever bound nor trimmed, several creases, nice condition.

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Ends April 13, 2019 14:35

$29.00
171409

Colonel DANIEL BOONE Kentucky Pioneer Frontiersman BIOGRAPHY 1813 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392255728277

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 13, 1813 * Daniel Boone - Kentucky pioneer Being from the midst of the War of 1812 it is not surprise that much of the content within these pages related to the war, with some nice battle (land and naval) reports. But the key content in this issue is found in the "Supplementary" issue which accompanies it, containing on pages 1 thru 4 an: "Interesting Biography" "Colonel Daniel Boone" which has a prefacing paragraph reading: "The high spirited patriotism of Kentucky, with the powerful exertions she has made against the allied forces of the enemy, noticed in many parts of the Register, gives peculiar interest to the following memoir and memorial of..." followed by the extremely det... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2019 16:41

$133.00
171249

WAR OF 1812 United States Navy Naval WAR VESSELS Ships Chart 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392252977750

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 15, 1812 * War of 1812 * United States Navy Inside has over half a page on: "An Act to Authorize the Issuing of Treasury Notes" signed: James Madison. Also: "Drafted Militia" "Proclamation" by the governor of Connecticut concerning the War of 1812; "North Carolina Patriotism" and a nice chart headed: "Vessels of War" listing ships by size (see). There are many "Military Notices" as well. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2019 16:44

$33.00
170967

BATTLE OF CHATEAUGUAY Quebec Wade Hampton vs. Mohawks War of 1812 1813 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392244866485

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEWBURYPORT HERALD, Massachusetts, Nov. 30, 1813 * Battle of Chateauguay - Quebec, Canada * Wade Hampton vs. Charles de Salaberry * War of 1812 - Mohawk people The ftpg. has: "General Orders" being the British account of: "...the affair of the 26th Oct. between General Hampton and the British". which was the Battle of Chateauguay. This was one of the two battles (the other being the Battle of Chrysler's Farm) which caused the Americans to abandon the Saint Lawrence Campaign, their major strategic effort in the autumn of 1813. Also on the ftpg: "Of Gen. Wilkinson's Army" datelines at Albany & Watertown. Much more on the War of 1812 inside including "The Action Near Cornwall" and reports from Ogdensburgh, Albany, Sac... See More  

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Ends March 23, 2019 16:46

$33.00
170319

TO THE PEOPLE OF CANADA General William Hull Proclamation War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392225380650

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Aug. 3, 1812 * General William Hull proclamation * To the inhabitants of Canada Reports include: "Commodore Rodgers' Squadron" "From Halifax" "Latest From Baltimore" "Fate of War" "United States' Frigate Constitution" and more items on the War of 1812. Perhaps the most notable content is the: "Proclamation" by William Hull beginning: "Inhabitants of Canada! After 30 years of peace & prosperity the United States have been driven to arms..." with much more, signed in type: A. P Hull. Following the popular belief that Upper Canada would not resist invasion, Hull claimed that the Americans were there to free and protect the colonists from the "tyranny" of the British. At the same... See More  

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Ends February 27, 2019 15:12

$48.00
168303

HARTFORD CONVENTION Federalist Party Meeting re. War of 1812 Old 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172073238

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 14, 1815 Much of the issue is taken up with the "Hartford Convention" which concerned grievances with the on-going War of 1812. Near the back is: "Events of the War" which has over 2 pages on the latest reports from New Orleans, and includes: "General Orders, to the Citizens of New Orleans" signed in type: Thos. L. Butler. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, very nice condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:26

$29.00
166904

Early 19th Century HARTFORD CT Connecticut War of 1812 Lake Erie 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372447523098

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, March 1, 1814 Page 2 has several War of 1812 items under headings: "Events Of The War" "On Lake Erie" "Niagara Frontier". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:49

$29.00
165240

Rare HENRY DEARBORN & John Rodgers Letters War of 1812 1814 Military Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372372109394

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, March 8, 1814 The entire front page is taken up with various "Documents" explaining the causes of the failure of the American on the Northern Frontier and which accompanied the report of the Secretary of War. Included are 6 letters signed in type: H. Dearborn. Much reporting on the War of 1812 continues on page 2 (see for portions), and page 2 is mostly taken up with: "Rodgers' Cruise" being his letter to the Secretary of the Navy, signed: John Rodgers. Also within: Military Movements" "British Conspiracy" "Floating Batteries" "Army and Militia" and more. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4 in., never-trimmed margins, very nice, clean condition. This is a fascinating, short-liv... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:40

$38.00
162582

BATTLE OF FORT OSWEGO Lake Ontario British Account War of 1812 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392008887216

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, May 31, 1814 * Battle of Fort Oswego * Lake Ontario, New York All of the front page and half of pg. 2 are taken up with a continuation of the "Documents" concerning the failure of the U.S. military on the northern Frontier. Includes are letters signed in type by: Wm. H. Harrison, Geo McClure, and John Armstrong. Also inside: "Attack On Oswego - American Official Account" which is on the Battle of Fort Oswego, plus: "British Official Account" "The British Official Account" of the attack on Oswego; "Gun-Boat Battle" "From Lake Ontario" "From Lake Champlain" "From Canada" and "General Summary" of various war reports. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4 in., never-trimmed margins... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2018 15:17

$43.00
160013

WAR OF 1812 BEGINS Declaration of War United States vs. Great Britian Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391949368027

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, June 26, 1812 * War of 1812 start * Declaration of war On page 3 near the top of the second column is A Proclamation issued by President James Madison confirming the Congress declaration of war against Great Britain, stating in part: "...Now therefore, I JAMES MADISON, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim the same..." The Proclamation, dated June 12, 1812, is signed in type: James Madison and James Monroe, the Secretary of State. Previous to the Proclamation is: "An Act issued by Congress Declaring War between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the dependencies thereof, and the United States of ... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2018 07:30

$215.00
159824

Rare WAR OF 1812 Military United States U.S. ARMY Original 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391945834298

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, March 29, 1814 * Printed exclusively to report on the War of 1812 The entire front page is taken up with a continuation of "Documents" explaining the causes of the failure of the American military on the northern frontier. Included are documents signed by: Isaac Shelby, W. Hampton, & John; Armstrong. These reports carry over to page 2. Other reports within include: "Grand Naval Challenge" which takes nearly a; full page and include letters signed: S. Decatur and Thos. M. Hardy. Also "Rattlesnake and Enterprize" "which is a very detailed account it their 8 week cruise; "Now For the Tug of War!" "From Bermuda" "General Court-Martial" and more. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2018 07:38

$38.00
157506

TREATY OF GHENT Signed Belgium War of 1812 Officially ENDS Peace 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372086536880

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 1, 1815 * Treaty of Ghent signed * War of 1812 officially over The front page has: "TREATY Of Peace And Amity, Between his Britannick Majesty and the United States of America.", the treaty which ended the War of 1812. The treaty contains a preface beginning: "His Brittanick Majesty and the United States of America, desirous of termination the war...between the countries, and of restoring, peace...have, for that purpose, appointed their respective plenipotentiaries...", plus details about the representatives appointed by the King and those by the President of the U.S., all of whom "...after a reciprocal communication of their respective full pow... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 07:37

$200.00
152703

WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON John Armstrong Jr. Document War of 1812 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391722649024

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, March 22, 1814 The front page has various "Documents" including item signed in type by John Armstrong and William. H. Harrison, all relating to the war. They carry over to take most of pg. 2 as well. Other content within includes four Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: James Madison (see). Also: "Ogdensburgh" "Summary" "From Canada", a letter from the captain of the Constellation, "President & Plantagenet" and other items. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4 in., never-trimmed margins, very nice, clean condition. This is a fascinating, short-lived newspaper, having begun in 1812 with the exclusive purpose of reporting on the War of 1812 (hence the title). Whe... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2017 14:01

$38.00
152545

American YOUTH & the United States Military Seduction & Criticism 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880409742

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, Jan. 20, 1815 Page 3 has an interesting article on the unfortunate practice of the: "Seduction Of Youth" into the military, as the article is headed. It notes a recruiting advertisement mentioning: "The youthful hero whose patriotism & ardor has heretofore been restrained by the rigid laws of the state can now...joining said regiment without the consent of either parent...Forward then, my brave lads..." with more, followed by criticism for such a practice (see). A few other tidbits relating to the War of 1812 as well. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 15:57

$38.00
151719

Rare JOHN ARMSTRONG JR. & Winfield Scott War of 1812 in Old 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391691184157

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, March 15, 1814 * War of 1812 original reading * John Armstrong Jr. & Winfield Scott Most of the front page is taken up with: "Documents...Correspondence between the Secretary of War & Brig. General Boyd" all datelined Fort George & includes letters signed by John Armstrong and W. Scott. Similar content carries over to pg. 2 with 4 letters signed by John Armstrong. Also: "British Veracity" "Summary" and "Marine Memoranda" among other items. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4 in., never-trimmed margins, very nice, clean condition. This is a fascinating, short-lived newspaper, having begun in 1812 with the exclusive purpose of reporting on the War of 1812 (hence the title). ... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2017 14:41

$33.00
148931

U.S. NAVY Naval Events w/ John Rodgers vs. British Ships WAR OF 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371773715830

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE REPERTORY & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Sept. 18, 1812 * United States Navy * War of 1812 Naval battles Page 2 has an item headed: "Alarming Intelligence" with news on the War of 1812, followed by: "In Addition To The Above". Also more than a column is taken up with two letters: "From Commodore Rodgers to the Secretary of the Navy" from the frigate President, in which he provides updates on the naval events of the war. Also: "General Hull" and "The War". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:23

$33.00
142767

BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS Victory & Treaty of Peace GHENT Ratified 1815 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587371404

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1815 * Battle of New Orleans is won by Andy Jackson * The War of 1812 is over - Treaty of Peace Near the back under: "Abstract of Foreign Occurrences" is a report headed: "America" which begins: "Dispatches from Major General Lambert have related the total defeat of the British Army before New Orleans..." with a bit more detail, then: "...The Treaty of Peace, concluded at Ghent..;on the 24th of December last, was ratified at Washington, Feb. 17, at 11 p.m." Nice to have these two notable reports in a British publication. It is curious that the Battle of New Orleans was actually fought a month after the treaty of peace was signed. Complete in 98 pa... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:38

$54.00
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