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A chart of the military forts in the United States...



Item # 600595

June 30, 1821

NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 30, 1821 

* U.S. military forts

Included is a: "Report on Fortifications" is comprised of over a full page of charts of various forts "...for the defence of the maritime frontiers of the union..." listed by state (see), which includes the costs for construction.
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, very nice, clean 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

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