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United States vs. the Macedonian naval battle...



Item # 619084

December 12, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 12, 1812 

* USS United States vs. HMS Macedonian

A section headed "Events of the War" has much on the War of 1812 taking over 8 pages and including: "General Orders" "American Prizes" "Our Little Navy" "Proceedings of Congress" "Newman's Expedition" "Military" "To the Men of the Counties of Ontario and Genesee" signed: Peter B. Porter; and more.
One of the items is headed: "Naval--Glorious Naval Victory" being a report of the victory of the ship United States over the British ship Macedonian, with various details (see).
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, bit of foxing, 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

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