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Much on the War of 1812... The census report of 1810...
Item # 647659
May 21, 1814
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 21, 1814 Most of the front page is taken up with a detailed chart headed: "Census of the White Population of the United States for 1810", by state & territory (see photos). Much more detail on the census is presented in the next 5 pages including some account of the slaves.
About 3 pages of war-related reports are under the heading: "Events of the War" and include subheads: "Dishonorable Warfare" "The Creek War" "Negociations with America"; two letters from Comm. Chauncey to the Sec. of War; and much more.
Also in the issue are: "Mississippi Steam Boat" "Gas Lights" "Culture of the Sugar Cane" and more.
Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, in generally very good condition.
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