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Early from the War of 1812...

Item # 647749

July 25, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 25, 1812  Pages 1 thru 6 have much concerning the "Journal of the Stamp Act Congress" held at New York, 1765. But also much on the War of 1812 from near the beginning including: "Alien Enemies" "An Act Respecting Alien Enemies" signed in type by the President: John Adams (error: should be Madison); "Restoration of American Seamen" "Account of Quebec" which is very description & a full page, plus continued. Also "A Case of Impressment" "Indian Hostilities" "Secret Service Money" "The Jersey Prison Ship" "Military Notices" and other smaller items.
Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 10 inches, some scattered foxing, otherwise in very 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: Pre-Civil War

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