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August 3, 1816
ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, Aug. 3, 1816
* Lord Byron... "Fare Thee Well"
* Original printing from year of publication
In 1815 Lord Byron married Annabella Milbanke, and fathered a child with her. A year later they were divorced, but before their marriage needed, he wrote "Fare Thee Well" as what he described as both his first and last prose for her benefit. Th... See More
August 3, 1816
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 Ben... See More
August 5, 1816
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Aug. 5, 1816.
* Chalybeate water found at Chappaqua New York
A page 2 report says: A chalybeate spring has been discovered at Chapequa....about three miles from the Hudson River, and 30 above New York....and its waters...containing iron enough to cause a beneficial effect, and not enough to do harm. Other news of the day includes: "Civilization... See More
August 10, 1816
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 10, 1816
* African slave trade & more
The back page has a few interesting items including: "By a decision in Pennsylvania, the child of a slave born in that state is free." Also: "The commissioners of the navy are advertising for life oak and other timber for a ship of the line and two frigates." Also: "The ... See More
August 15, 1816
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C. August 15, 1816 The second page carries an article "A number of the citizens of the District of Columbia, impressed with the importance of forming an association for the purpose of promoting useful knowledge, met on the 28th day of June, 1816,... agreeably to public notice the committee appointed as aforesaid reported the following draft of a con... See More
August 17, 1816
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 17, 1816 One of the better articles in this issue is headed: "Description of the Province of Cohauilia, the New Kingdom of Leon, New Santander, and Texas" which is: "Collected from the memorial of Don M. B. de Arispe". The portion which describes Texas takes about a full pg. (see for portions).
Also included is a full page arti... See More
August 24, 1816
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 24, 1816 One of the better items in his issue is a brief article headed "Summary Notices of Events" which includes: "It is stated that the senate of the 'free city' of Lubec has ordered all the Jews settled there ti leave it..." with a bit more, and ending with: "...They seem never to have a home." (see).
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