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Battle of the Beaver Dams...
Item # 647619
April 20, 1816
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 20, 1816 This issue contains "Battle of the Beaver Dams" report which is almost two pages in length and also contains a full page map diagram. The article begins with a report from Colonel Boerstler to the people of the United States and includes a Report and Opinion from the court. This is referencing "... On my return I deeply regret to find, that slander and mis-representation have not yet ceased to assail my conduct in regard to the 'battle of the Beaver Dams' which took place in Upper Canada in June 1813..."
Complete in 20 pages, measures 6 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches and is in very good condition.
This 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 it: "...(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