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Item # 619092

February 13, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 13, 1815  Inside has; "Law of Ohio - An Act for the Encouragement of Volunteers in the North-Western Army of the United States"; a lengthy piece headed: "Live the Constitution" and over two pages under the heading: "Events of the War". Among the subheads is: "North-Western Army" which includes a letter from General Harrison to Governor Meigs, datelined at Chilicothe, signed in type: Wm. H. Harrison. This is followed by: "More Particulars" with another letter from Chilicothe (see), and then "American Prizes" and "Proceedings of Congress".
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, 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

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