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Gen. Lafayette... Pirates captured...
Item # 647187
December 25, 1824
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, December 25, 1824 Articles include: "Pirates" concerning the capture of pirates off Cuba; "The Nation's Guest" being Gen. Lafayette; "Lafayette at Home"; Lengthy: "Documents from the War Department" signed in type: J. C. Calhoun; and much more.
Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice, clean 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