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Much reporting on the War of 1812...
Item # 618656
June 18, 1814
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 18, 1814 Inside has over 5 pages of: "Events of the War" reporting on the on-going War of 1812. Included are reports & subheads: "Our Prospects"; letters form the "Creek Agency" and from "Milledgville"; "Military"; a letter from General Edmund Gaines from Sackett's Harbor; a half page letter from Comm. Chauncey to the Secretary of the Navy; a letter from M.T. Woolsey to Comm. Chauncey from Sackett's Harbor; a list of the small vessels on Lake Ontario, both American and British; and so much more.
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 the19th 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