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May 1, 1816
NEW YORK SPECTATOR, May 1, 1816 The front page has a brief letter from St. Helena concerning Bonaparte in banishment (see). Also on the ftpg: "Earthquake at Lisbon". Page 2 has a very lengthy Act of Congress "To regulate the Duties on Imports & Tonnage" signed in type by the President: James Madison.
Four pages, bit irregular at the blank spine, nice condition.... See More
May 11, 1816
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 11, 1816
* James Lawrence & his famous quote: "Don't Give Up The Ship"
Perhaps the best content in this issue is a nice back page report on a monument erected to the memory of famed Naval hero James Lawrence, which includes at the bottom his very famous quote: "...His dying words were, 'DON'T GIVE UP THE SHIP'... See More
May 15, 1816
NEW-YORK SPECTATOR, New York City, May 15, 1816 The front page has a headline "American Bible Society". "It is with much pleasure we announce, that the Convention of Delegates from the numerous Bible Societies in the United States, which convened in this City on Wednesday last, have after long and mature deliberation formed an institution, entitled 'The American Bible Soci... See More
May 23, 1816
CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, May 23, 1816 A page 2 report from Baltimore says that the President and his Lady and other government officials left Washington for Annapolis ...with the intention of visiting the Washington 74 at anchor off that harbour. Other news of the dsay includes: "A Pirate Taken" "Insurrection at Barbados subdued" "National Economy'"... See More
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