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Details on emigration to the United States......
Item # 600104
August 2, 1817
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, August 2, 1817
* Emigration to the United States
Over half a page is taken up with: "Emigration - Account of Emigrants from Foreign Countries Arriving in the United States..." which includes a chart of the names of the ships, where from, where arrived at, and the number of passengers (see photos). Also: "President's Tour" which includes several addresses to him & his responses, each signed in type: James Monroe.
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 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