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Much reporting on the War of 1812...

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April 9, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 9, 1814 

* Many letters re. war of 1812
* General James Wilkinson

Included is a letter from the Secretary of War to General Wilkinson followed by a letter of Wilkinson in response. Also another letter from Wilkinson to the Secretary of War, and yet another from him. A letter from General Izsard to Wilkinson dated at Plattsburg; a letter from Isaac Chauncey from the ship General Pike; a letter from General Dearborn to the Secretary of War from Albany; plus more.
Further on are 4 1/2 pages under the heading: "Events of the War" which contains many letters and reports on the War.
Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, great 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: War of 1812

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