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Report of war events near Mobile...

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April 8, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 8, 1815  The front page report picks up where the last issue ended, a continuation of a lengthy report headed "American Expose". Near the back are: "War Events" which includes a letter from an officer in Mobile dated Feb. 27, 1815, beginning: "We arrived here on the 18th inst. and were momently expecting an attack from the enemy...". What follows are four more pages of reports relating to the War of 1812.
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 it: "...(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."

Category: War of 1812

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