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Siege of Fort Erie...
Item # 647646
October 27, 1814
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 27, 1814 Inside has a lengthy report headed: "Gen. Brown's Splendid Action" which is his report on the siege of Fort Erie and also includes the list of the killed, wounded and missing. Also in this issue: "For the Champlain Frontier" "Events of the War" and more.
Sixteen pages 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, generally good 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