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Item # 619090
January 30, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 30, 1813 Inside has a full page chart; "A Statement of the Annual Expenditures of the United States" (see); an article: "Impressed Seamen" which contains 6 letters from James Madison, Jno. Rodgers & others; over two pages under the heading: "Events of the War" with various subheads including a letter signed in type by: Z. M. Pike; "American Prizes" and more. Also inside; Internal Navigation" "British Religion" 'Russia Proclamation" "Distressing Capture" "Affairs in the Peninsula" "Proceedings of Congress" "Perpetual Motion" and "Military Mortuary" which reports the deaths of capt Benoni Pierce and Alexander Sisson.
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: War of 1812