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Item # 600005
March 29, 1817
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 29, 1817 Content includes: "law of the United States - An Act to Provide for the Redemption of the Public Debt" signed in type: James Madison. Also: "Legislature of New York - An Act Concerning the Shakers" which is an uncommon item concerning this religious society (see hyperlink).
Also: "Relations with Russia" "Major-General Harrison" "Captain Gordon" and more.
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, very nice condition.
This small size 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 the period."
Category: Pre-Civil War