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February 22, 1814
THE WAR, New York, Feb. 22, 1814 Most of the front page is taken up with: "Fifth Victory Over the Creeks" as well as: "Sixth Victory Over the Creeks". Notable content inside includes: "Failure of Our Arms on the Northern Frontier" which is prefaced with a "Message" signed in type: James Madison and which includes documents signed by H. Dearborn and Joh... See More
November 09, 1813
THE WAR, New York, Nov. 9, 1813 The front page is entirely taken up with various documents which fall under the heading: "Barbarities of the Enemy" with a subhead reading: "Detention of Mariners as Prisoners of War, who were in England at the Time the War was Declared".
Pages 2 & 3 are almost entirely taken up with some nice reports on the War of 1812, with heads inc... See More
March 10, 1815
THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, March 10, 1815 Page 2 has a fine & very detailed account of the naval encounter between the U.S. frigate President and the British ship Endymion, the latter capturing the American frigate. The battle took place several weeks after the Treaty of Ghent, but there is no evidence that the combatants were aware that the war had officially ended.
The report ... See More
June 10, 1814
THE YANKEE, Boston, June 10, 1814
* Battle of Big Sandy Creek & more
Although the ftpg. has a dispatch headed: "Abdication Of Bonaparte", pages 2 and 3 have reports on the War of 1812 including: "Capture of 300 of the Enemy on Lake Ontario" "Further Particulars of the Affair at Sandy Creek" "Indian Massacre" "Latest From Halifax" &q... See More
July 30, 1814
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 30, 1814
* Battle of Chippewa - Ontario
* General Jacob Brown victory
Five pages of reports fall under the heading: "Events of the War" with subheads & reports including: "Hear the Enemy" "Call of Militia" "From Canada" "Hostages" "The Battle of Chippewa" "General Brown&quo... See More
December 23, 1813
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Dec. 23, 1813
* Captain David Porter
* United States Navy
* War of 1812 - naval
Inside has some items on the War of 1812 including; "Capt. Isaac Hull concerning honoring him for: "...the glorious victory over the Guerriere...". Also: "Tribute To Valor" and "The Essex Frigate" which is a lengthy letter signed in t... See More
December 20, 1813
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Dec. 20, 1813 Page 2 includes: "Traitors Defended!" "Treason of the Blackest Character" "Existing Evils, by Extortioners and Smugglers" "Southwestern News" "Third Victory Over the Creek Indians" which is datelines from Knoxville.
A few items from the War of 1812 on page 3 as well.
Four pages, damp ... See More
April 12, 1813
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, April 12, 1813 The ftpg. has 4 Acts of Congress, two of them relating to the War of 1812.
Other items on the war include: "Indisputable Evidence of British Barbarity" "Treasonable" "Gun-Boats" "Military Movements" "The Chesapeake Frigate" with a report of its naval accomplishments; "The Brave Crew of the C... See More
January 18, 1813
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Jan. 18, 1813
* President James Madison
* United States Navy
The ftpg. has two Acts of Congress, one: "To Increase the Navy of the United States", both signed in type by the President James Madison.
Other War of 1812 content includes; "More About Impressments" "War Measures" "The Navy" and other items.
Four page... See More
January 21, 1815
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 21, 1815 The first 5 1/2 pages are taken up with continued reporting on the "New England Convention", also known as the Hartford Convention, at which grievances were discussed concerning the on-going War of 1812.
Also in this issue: "Major-General Proctor" and "Events of the War" which has some nice content concerning... See More
May 01, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 1, 1813 Inside has an interesting article: "City of Baltimore" concerning problems there as they relate to the War of 1812. Other articles: "Barbarism", a half page chart: "Army of the United States--Organization of the Army of the U. States" with an additional 1 1/2 pages naming the: "General Staff of the Army" and ... See More
U.S.S. Constitution vs. the Cyane and Levant, fought after the war was over... Chasseur, "The Pride of Baltimore"...
April 15, 1815
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 15, 1815
* USS Constitution
* HMS Cyane & Levant
The best content in this issue would be the nice account headed: "Another Naval Victory" which is a report of the U.S.S. Constitution capturing the British ships Cyane and Levant off the coast of Portugal. This naval battle was fought unaware that peace had already been d... See More
January 16, 1813
ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Mass., Jan. 16, 1813 Various War of 1812 items including: "Militia" "Regular Army" "Army" "New York Volunteers" "Temporary Army" but the best item would be the lengthy page 3 report: "Gallant and Destructive Engagement - The Montgomery's Cruize" nothing in part: "...Here began a terrible contest. The ... See More
August 25, 1813
ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, Aug. 25, 1813
* James Lawrence & Augustus Ludlow funerals
Page 3 has a lengthy report; "Interment Of The Remains of the Naval Heroes, LAWRENCE & LUDLOW", Capt. Lawrence uttering the famous line: "Don't give up the ship!" just before his death. This report takes over 2 columns. Page 2 has another related report on Law... See More
February 15, 1815
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, February 15, 1815 Page 2 has a two column wide heading: "PEACE--SAFETY, and Prospect of returning COMMERCE, and PROSPERITY." And beneath this a letter "...which was immediately issued...in a Handbill!:..". The handbill headed For The Public was addressed to the publisher of this newspaper and contains the breaking news about the signing of t... See More
November 16, 1812
CONNECTICUT MIRROR, Hartford, Nov. 16, 1812 Pages 1 and 2 have many "Documents Accompanying the President's Message to Congress" which include several to British official concerning the War of 1812. Two are signed in type: James Monroe. Also inside: "Army In Ohio" "The President's Message".
Four pages, great condition.
April 03, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 3, 1813 Inside has: "Captain Isaac Hull" which is a great & detailed biography of him taking 2 1/2 pages. "Events of the War" takes nearly 6 pages with a wealth of information on the War of 1812, perhaps the most significant being: "Fifth Naval Victory" noting the battle between the Hornet and the Peacock, which inc... See More
March 20, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 20, 1813 A great issue for military content. Over a full pg. is taken up with: "An Act for the Regulation of Seamen on Board the Public and Private Armed Vessels of the United States" signed in type: James Madison. Half a pg. has a large chart: "Militia of the United States" with columns for various positions, artillery, & more. Also: &... See More
June 27, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 27, 1812
* War of 1812 declaration by United States
* James Madison proclamation
* Historic report
This issue has one of the best presentations on the declaration of war against Great Britain, beginning the War of 1812.
Most of the first column of the front page is a somewhat decorative "Proclamation" headed with an engraving of ... See More
July 13, 1812
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 13, 1812 In addition to multiple acts signed by President James Madison, and multiple War of 1812-themed reports, page 3, under "THANKSGIVING," has a rare mention of "The Africans in Boston" (African Americans?) holding a day of thanksgiving commemorating the abolition of the Slave Trade. Details of a related march are provided, with th... See More
July 09, 1812
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 9, 1812 The front page has Governor Caleb Strong's 1812 proclamation for a Day of Fasting, Humility, and Prayer. See images for details. Other news of the day is found throughout, including reports related to The War of 1812.
Complete in 4 pages and in very nice condition.
August 03, 1812
THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Aug. 3, 1812
* General William Hull proclamation
* To the inhabitants of Canada
Reports include: "Commodore Rodgers' Squadron" "From Halifax" "Latest From Baltimore" "Fate of War" "United States' Frigate Constitution" and more items on the War of 1812.
Perhaps the most notable cont... See More
November 19, 1814
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 19, 1814 An inside page contain an article datelined from New Orleans headed: "Pirates of Barataria" which has rare, period mention of Jean LaFitte, the Caribbean pirate, portions of which include: "...great satisfaction in reporting to you that the contemplated expedition against the pirates, so long & strongly established among... See More
February 04, 1814
THE LITERARY VISITOR, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, Feb. 4, 1814 A volume 1 issue of a small size magazine with various literary items. However the back page has the: "Summary of the News" which includes items from the War of 1812.
Eight pages, 5 1/2 by 9 inches, various foxing, good condition.
July 09, 1814
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 9, 1814 The front page begins with an interesting editorial headed: "Hints to Patriots" and beginning: "Our enemy, disengaged from all other wars, prepared for instant action, with a power of arms, money & intrigue unparalleled experienced by 20 years battles in all the business of fight...seems about to gratify his long-continue... See More
April 10, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 10, 1813 Page 3 has; "Massacre of the Prisoners" which relates to the War of 1812 & more specifically the Battle of Raisin River, taking nearly 3 pages. Also: "Indian Talk" and "Cherokee Indians" which is a lengthy letter signed by two chiefs with their "X" and: "War of the Allies", the latter r... See More
April 17, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 17, 1813 Near the back are over 5 pages of: "Events of the War" with reports from the various theaters of the War of 1812. Some subheads include: "The Chesapeake Frigate" "Dreadful Explosion" "Blockade of the Delaware" "Blockade of the Chesapeake" "Landing of the Enemy".
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1... See More
November 30, 1813
NEWBURYPORT HERALD, Massachusetts, Nov. 30, 1813
* Battle of Chateauguay - Quebec, Canada
* Wade Hampton vs. Charles de Salaberry
* War of 1812 - Mohawk people
The ftpg. has: "General Orders" being the British account of: "...the affair of the 26th Oct. between General Hampton and the British". which was the Battle of Chateauguay. This was one of the two bat... See More
May 29, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 29, 1813
* Siege of Fort Meigs - Ohio
* William Henry Harrison
The first two pages are taken up with the: "President's Message" signed in type: James Madison, in which he discusses much about the War of 1812. Over 4 pages are taken up with: "Events of the War" which includes a letter signed by: Wm. Henry Harrison concer... See More
October 15, 1814
NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 15, 1814
* Battle of Plattsburgh - New York
Page 4 has a "British Proclamation" for preventing British citizens from serving in the U.S. military. Also: "Macomb's Victory" which is on the Battle at Plattsburgh, wit much detail.
Also inside is: "Events of the War" with various reports including a letter sign... See More
November 12, 1814
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 12, 1814 Includes a half page letter from Capt. Warrington to the Sec. of the Navy concerning the recent: "Cruise of the Peacock". Also within: "...Letter from A. Sinclair, Commanding the U.S Naval Force on the Upper Lakes to the Sec. of the Navy" which reports on the: "...mortifying...report...of the vessels left in the up... See More
July 01, 1811
CONNECTICUT MIRROR, Hartford, July 1, 1811
* The Little Belt Affair
* Captain Arthur Bingham
Page 3 has over a full column taken up with: "British Official Account of the Engagement between the U.S. frigate President, Commodore Rodgers, and the British Sloop of War Little Belt, Captain Bingham" A fine & detailed letter signed by: A.B. Bingham, Captain of the Little Belt... See More
May 31, 1814
CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, May 31, 1814 Page 3 has: "General Orders" from Sackett's Harbor followed by a letter from Thomas Macdonough, Commanding U.S. forces on Lake Champlain, to the Secretary of the Navy" datelines at Vergennes. This concerns a battle on Otter Creek (see). Also: "The Attack On Oswego" with a lengthy report.
Four pages, nice condition.... See More
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: &... See More
March 01, 1814
CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, March 1, 1814 Page 2 has several War of 1812 items under headings: "Events Of The War" "On Lake Erie" "Niagara Frontier".
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.
January 29, 1814
BALTIMORE PATRIOT & EVENING ADVERTISER, Jan. 29, 1814 Page 2 begins with the conclusion of: "Concise Memoir of the Revolution In Venezuela". Page 3 has a few items relating to the War of 1812 including mention of a new sloop of war to be launched form the Washington Navy Yard (see).
October 09, 1813
NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 9, 1813
* John Rodgers' third cruise
* USS President - United States Navy
From the midst of the War of 1812, page 2 has a lengthy letter headed: "Rodger's Cruize" from on board the frigate President, signed in type: Jno. Rodgers. Pg. 3 had details of the funeral of William Henry Allen, late commander of the U.S. sloop of war Argus. Other bits on... See More
March 07, 1812
THE PITTSFIELD SUN, Massachusetts, March 7, 1812
* Pre-War of 1812 tensions
* Berkshire County
Much reporting from Congress and several items which give some sense that war might not be far off. Includes are two Acts of the Mass. legislature.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed with wide margins, piece from an upper corner fortunately does not affect any text, nice condition.... See More
January 28, 1815
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 28, 1815 Articles within include: "Lexington, Kentucky" which is descriptive of it (see image); "Naval Establishment", a very lengthy: "Treasury Report" which takes over 4 pages. Also: "Events of the War" has some nice reports from New Orleans, beginning: "We are yet without definite intelligence fr... See More
January 22, 1814
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 22, 1814 Much reporting from "Congress" includes letters signed in type by James Madison, John Q. Adams and James Monroe. Also: "Events of the War" is nearly 2 pages of reports from the on-going War of 1812 including subheads: "Traitors--Actual & Moral" "Flag of Truce" "the Niagara Frontier" "The ... See More
April 29, 1815
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 29, 1815 (with supplement) Inside has much under the heading: "New Orleans" which begins: "General Orders. The commanding general, with the most lively emotions of joy & of gratitude to heaven, announces to the troops under his command that a treaty of peace between the United States and Great Britain was ratified and exchanged ... See More
March 04, 1815
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 4, 1815 The issue begins with a great editorial concerning the end of the War of 1812, beginning: "The last six months is the proudest period in the history of the republic. The review presents us with a galaxy of glorious war deeds, terminating in an honorable peace, happily signed in the very arms of victory..." with much more, taking ... See More
Napoleon escapes from Elba & returns to lead France... British account of the Battle of New Orleans...
May 13, 1815
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 13, 1815 Beginning at the bottom of the front page & taking all of pages 2, 3 & 4 are the British reports of the Battle of New Orleans and the after-effects, including two lengthy letters each signed by John Lambert, one of the British generals. Included at the end is more than half of page of the: "Names of officers killed, wounded &am... See More
February 05, 1814
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 5, 1814 Among the "Laws of the United States" is: "An Act making further provision for filling the ranks of the regular army, encouraging enlistments..." signed in type: James Madison. There are 5 pages taken up with: "Events of the War" concerning news from the War of 1812. Included are subheads & reports: "Co... See More
March 06, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 6, 1813 Beginning on the front page and taking 4 1/2 pages is the: "British Declaration" in which the reason for the War of 1812 is explained from the British point of view. It begins: "The earnest endeavors of the prince regent to preserve the relations of peace & unity with the United States of America having unfortunately failed, hi... See More
December 09, 1815
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 9, 1815
* President James Madison
* State of the Union Address
The notable content is the full text of the President's annual state-of-the-union address signed in type: James Madison. He reviews all that happened in 1815 with much on the details of the end of the War of 1812.
Several state statistical charts including one for North Caro... See More
May 18, 1815
NEW YORK EVENING POST, May 18, 1815
* Hundred Days on Island of Elba
* Napoleon Bonaparte
Page 3 has a lengthy letter which describes the life of Bonaparte, now banished to the Island of Elba, with an interview with him (see).
Page 2 has a list of the US. squadron headed to the Mediterranean, headed by Comm. Decatur.
Four pages, minor archival mend on pg. 2, good condition.... See More
November 16, 1811
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 16, 1811
* West Florida dispute
* re. Little Belt Affair
* President James Monroe
Page 3 has: "Occupation of Florida" which concerns: "...the measures pursued by the United States for the military occupation of West Florida...". Further on are four pages of: "Correspondence Between Mr. Monroe and Mr. Foster on the Subject of the... See More
September 21, 1811
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 21, 1811 The first 6 pages are taken up with a great & very detailed account of the Little Belt Affair, a naval battle between the U.S. ship President & the British ship Little Belt, an event which was a catalyst for the War of 1812. Headed: "President and Little Belt" it includes a letter from Commodore Rodgers to the Secretary of the ... See More
August 21, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 21, 1813 Inside has: "Indian Declaration of War" which is a: "...literal translation of he Declaration of War by the Six Nations Against the British in Canada". Also: Creek Indians" which takes a full page, then: "Events of the War" which takes about 6 pages & includes a letter from the Lower Sandusky, one from... See More
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