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Much on the military actions of Andrew Jackson, in his own words...



Item # 647664

February 26, 1814

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 26, 1814  Within its pages is: "Events of the War" which consume nearly 7 of the 16 pages with the latest news from the on-going War of 1812. Among the reports and subheads are: "Vigilance"; a letter signed in type by: James Monroe; "Baltimore Vessels" "Additional Rules for the Recruiting Service"; 3 letters signed in type: Edward Baynes; "Military"; a very lengthy letter: "...from general Jackson of the Tennessee volunteers to general Pinckney" dated at hqts., Fort Strother, & signed in type: Andrew Jackson; "Naval" news; "American Prizes", and even more.
Complete in 16 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, great 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

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