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Law to prevent piracy... Defending General Jackson...

Item # 599589

March 13, 1819

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 13, 1819  Inside has: "General Jackson" and over a page of: "List of Acts" and also includes the text of 3 Acts of Congress, each signed: James Monroe, one: "...to protect the commerce of the United States and to punish the crime of piracy." Also inside: "Defence of General Jackson - Strictures on Mr. Lacock's Report on the Seminole War".
Included is the 8 pages "Supplement" to the issue which is filled with reports from Congress.
Complete in 24 pages with the Supplement, 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: Pre-Civil War

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