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Naval items from near the end of the war...
Item # 637482
December 24, 1814
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 24, 1814 Included is much on the: "Proceedings of Congress" and nearly 4 pages on: "Events of the War" which includes reports from Ghent, where work is proceeding towards finding an end to the War of 1812. It also has: "Extract of a Letter from Major General Jackson to Governor Early" dated at Fort Mimms; a report headed "Naval" which begins: "The Constitution frigate, Captain Stewart, sailed from Boston some days ago on a frigate-hunting expedition...".
Complete in twenty pages, 6 by 9 1/4 inches, in 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