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Importations details... The Delaware Canal...
Item # 600093
May 17, 1817
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, May 17, 1817 The front page has: "Robbery of the Mail". Inside has: "The War Tables - Land & Naval Battles in the Late War" "Delaware & Raritan Canal" which takes 4 pages; and much more, including 3 full pages of charts of the: "Aggregate of Importations" (see photos).
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, 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