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Trio of issues on the inauguration of James Monroe, & more...
Item # 639901
March 19, 1817
ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, a nice trio of consecutive issues dated March 12, 15, and 19, 1817 on the inauguration of James Monroe.
* James Monroe inauguration
* President of the United States
March 12 has on pg. 2: "The Inauguration" from Washington City, including: "Under the auspices of a delightful day, yesterday took place the interesting ceremony attendant on the entrance of he President elect of the United States on the duties of his arduous station. The ceremony & the spectacle were simply but grand..." with much more on the details (see).
The March 15 issue has on the front page: "President's Inauguration - Speech" being Monroe's inaugural address, which concludes on pg. 2.
The March 19 issue contains the address of the citizens of Washington the James Madison upon his leaving office, plus: "Mr. Madison's Reply" signed in type: James Madison.
Category: Pre-Civil War