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658748

British account of the Battle of Stono Ferry, and the Battle of Chemung, New York...

Item #658748

September 02, 1779

THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, Sept. 2, 1779  A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781.

Nearly one-third of page 2 is a letter from an officer in the British army from Port Royal with his account of the Battle at Stono Ferry, a failed attempt by the Americans, under General... See More  

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658767

Work towards creating a treaty with America... Latest on the war...

Item #658767

September 30, 1779

THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, Sept. 30, 1779  A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781.

The front page begins with a report from the House of Commons concerning the appointment of commissioners to work with America towards a treaty, with 6 of the terms noted. They include:... See More  

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671801

Book by Ben Franklin reviewed... Fort Stanwix...

Item #671801
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1779 



* Ben Franklin's book is reviewed (brief)

* Fort Stanwix report

* Captain Cook's ships observed?




Near the back is a review of a book titled: "Political, Miscellaneous, & Philosophical Pieces, Written by Benjamin Franklin...".

Some talk of "American News" near the back, with mention that: "...Fo
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642512

Beautiful masthead... On the Battle of Eutaw Springs...

Item #642512

December 29, 1781

THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, December 29, 1781 



* Battle of Eutaw Springs

* Great masthead engraving for display




I have always thought  this newspaper has one of the finest masthead, featuring an uncommonly large engraving with an Indian and an angel on either side of the "Journal", plus a 3-masted ship & other embellishments (... See More  

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658847

Reaction to the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown...

Item #658847

March 26, 1782

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, March 26, 1782  Page 2 has some nice reporting on the military events further to the west, from a letter from Kentucky dated Dec. 6. It reports on the work of General Clarke near Fort Pitt, Colonel Loughrie, and some events near Detroit. An item mentions: "...that the enemy had evacuated John's Island about six miles from ... See More  

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649653

Ben Franklin asks to resign...

Item #649653

April 22, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, April 22, 1783 



* Benjamin Franklin wants to resign



Page 3 has a brief item: "Dr. Franklin has written to Congress requesting permission to resign his public employment, 'the business being too weighty for his old shoulders'. Such was the Doctor's expression."

Page 7 is mostly taken up with: "American News" which talks of ships leav... See More  

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651190

Independent spirit of those from Vermont...

Item #651190

September 20, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 20, 1783  The bkpg. has a report: "Private letters from New York mention that the inhabitants of the new State of Vermont are determined to encounter every danger, and even to form alliances with the Indian nations, rather than be incorporated with, or, as they conceive, subjected to the control of any of the United American States...".

Earlier ... See More  

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654916

Much on the virtues of coffee... Still with both plates...

Item #654916

December 01, 1785

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1785  Contains a wide range of articles with one of the more interesting being: "Dr. Moseley's Elucidation of the Virtues of Coffee" taking nearly 3 pages. Near the back is news headed: "America" taking almost an entire page and reports on an Indian treaty & other events from the United States & Canada (see).

Con... See More  

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668563

A treaty with the Indians...

Item #668563

May 25, 1786

NEW HAVEN GAZETTE & THE CONNECTICUT MAGAZINE, May 25, 1786 (year in Roman numerals)  Page 6 has the full text of a treaty with the Indians.

Following the American Revolution, the American states sought to establish peaceful relations with the Shawnee Indians. On January 31, 1786, the various parties signed a treaty ending hostilities between the Shawnee and white Americans.

Known as the... See More  

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647032

Botany Bay... Rules for servants... Indian skirmishes in America...

Item #647032
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1786 Inside has nearly a full page relating to Botany Bay being established as a penal colony, headed: "The Botany Bay Business Defended" which is a critical response to the lengthy Botany Bay discussion in the previous issue (see Gentleman's Magazine for November, 1786). One bit mentions: "...they have now comfortable beds. Former... See More  

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670165

Maryland poem 'The Slave'... Description of America's first capitol building...

Item #670165
THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE OR MONTHLY MUSEUM, Boston, June, 1789 This is the 6th issue of this uncommon magazine by famed publisher Isaiah Thomas. When it comes to noteworthy content, it is hard to know where to begin.

Starting from the back is the poem: "The Slave," (author anonymous) which is a thought-provoking anti-slavery poem printed in the slave-state of Maryland. Also interestin... See More  

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620305

Report of the late revolution in France...

Item #620305
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London England, October, 1789  Among the articles are: "Mr. Badcock to Dr. Priestley" "Accurate Description of Fraser's New Carolina Grass" which includes  full pages plate of it; "The Hill of Howth" in Ireland, which includes a very nice full page plate of it; , and much more.

Near the back is over 4 pages of an: "Acc... See More  

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671518

The Ohio Indian Wars of the 1790's... Major Hardin...

Item #671518
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1790  The issue includes a wide range of articles taking the majority of the pages, and also has near the back several pages with an: "Accurate Statement of the Late Revolution in France". There is also a report headed: "America" noting in part: "...that Major Hardin...with 200 volunteers...of Kentucky...made an expedition fr... See More  

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679168

The slave trade... William Wilberforce... General Wayne slaughters the Indians...

Item #679168
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  July, 1790



* African slave trade

* William Wilberforce

* Indians massacred




Included is an interesting article on an: "Apparatus of Humanity" with a related full page print captioned: "Apparatus For Communicating Heat to Bodies Apparently Dead" (see). Also a review of a new book: "The Slave Trade Indispensable; in Answer t... See More  

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670749

Thomas Jefferson... Indian troubles on the frontier...

Item #670749

March 17, 1791

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 17, 1791 



* Nice 18th century American publication



Beginning on the ftpg. & take part of page 2 is the continued: "Report of the Secretary of State on the Subject of the Cod & Whale Fisheries" signed in type: Thomas Jefferson.

Page 3 has another letter signed in type: Thomas Jefferson, plus a letter from W... See More  

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629189

Discovery of a water route from the Atlantic to the Pacific...

Item #629189

October 01, 1791

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, October, 1791  Near the back is news headed: "America" which reports on some troubles with various Indian tribes, plus a note that: "...by tracing the lakes from Hudson's Straits to the ,Straits of Juan de Fuca [on the west coast of Canada] by a man and a boy, a passage has been discovered from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean without... See More  

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672413

Indian depredations... Message signed by John Hancock...

Item #672413

November 17, 1792

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 17, 1792  On the front page under "Indian Depredations" is a full column report about the depredations "South of the Ohio".

Page 2 has a report stating that work was started on the canal between the Susquehanna and Schuylkill rivers "...on the crown level of the middle ground, between the Tulpehocken and Quintapahilla: And that the ca... See More  

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669113

Act of Congress signed by Washington & others...

Item #669113

April 06, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 6, 1793  The front page has a lengthy Act of Congress: "An Act to Regulate Trade and Intercourse with the Indian Tribes" signed in type by the President, Vice President, and Secretary of State: Go. WASHINGTON, John Adams, and Th. Jefferson. A decorative issue as such.

Inside has content on the French Revolution.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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667602

Nice Masonic content... With the plate of the Merrimack River bridge...

Item #667602
THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, May, 1793



* Masonic - Freemasons



Among the articles is a description of a new bridge over the Merrimack River. The plate of it called for is present however has damage (see). Such plates are typically lacking.

Other articles include: "Description of Cracow, in Poland" "Masonick - Social Influence of Free Masonry" & much more.

Near... See More  

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673372

On the death of Marie Antoinette... Life of George Washington...

Item #673372
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1794 



* re. Marie Antoinette beheading

* President George Washington




Although there is a wide range of interesting content in this issue, the prime content is likely a report headed: "The Execution of the Queen", which has in the first paragraph: "...informed the Convention that the trial of Marie Antoinette had lasted thre... See More  

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659397

Reports on the Indians...

Item #659397

April 22, 1795

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 22, 1795 



* Uncommon title

* Native Americans




Page 3 has a report from "Pittsburgh" prefaced with: "We are informed that a party of land-jobbers from the neighbourhood of Whelin [Wheeling?], have returned there & brought in with them an Indian Scalp. The circumstances as related to us are as follows:..." and... See More  

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659374

Proclamation by General Anthony Wayne...

Item #659374

April 25, 1795

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 25, 1795  Page 2 has: "A Proclamation" signed in type by Anthony Wayne, for establishing a permanent peace with all the Indian tribes and nations northwest of the Ohio River.

Four pages, never-trimmed, two binding holes at the spine, some damp staining.

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674356

Was George Washington ever a commissioned officer in the British army?

Item #674356
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1795  Included is a letter to the publisher concerning George Washington, referencing his bravery & military prowess from the French & Indian War. Further on it notes: "...In the regular standing army of Great Britain he never held any commission: and this perhaps may have been...why Lord Howe & General Howe declined acknowledging h... See More  

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665307

George Washington writes concerning the Jay Treaty...

Item #665307

November 12, 1795

FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston. Nov. 12. 1795 



* George Washington letter

* re. John Jay's Treaty




Page 2 has: "Indian Intelligence - Of the Creeks" which is most of a column with details on relations with them & other tribes. The report is datelined from Savannah.

Page 3 has a letter signed in type by the President: Geo. Washington, concerning the controversial Jay Treaty, o... See More  

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669083

Repairing St. Paul's Covent Garden...

Item #669083

December 02, 1795

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 2, 1795 



* St. Paul's, Covent Garden



Page 2 has an item from London headed: "St. Paul's Covent Garden" noting: "...repairs of which near 5000 pounds have...been expended was entirely destroyed by fire. The flames broke out in the cupola...".

Page 3 has a report of a meeting between Indian chiefs ... See More  

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662711

Huge treaty with the Indians, signed by Washington...

Item #662711

January 23, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 23, 1796 



* President George Washington

* Native Americans - Indians treaty




Taking most of the front page & a portion of page 2 a treaty, headed at the top of pg. 1 with a script signature of the President: George Washington, and beginning: "Whereas a treaty of peace and friendship between the United States of America & the tribes of Indian... See More  

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668121

First native-born dentist: Dr. J. Flagg...

Item #668121

February 20, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 20, 1796 



* 1st native American dentist

* Josiah Flagg advertisement




A ftpg. "Act" of the Mass. legislature is signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams.

Also on the ftpg. is an ad for: "Dr. J. Flagg, Surgeon Dentist" with details. Kane lists Flagg as the first native-born America dentist.

Four pages, damp staining, discrete arc... See More  

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669554

Failure of an Indian treaty...

Item #669554

August 17, 1796

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Aug. 17, 1796  The back page has: "Failure of the Late Treaty With the Indians" being a report from Savannah, Georgia.

Four pages, handsome masthead, some foxing, nice condition.

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643002

"Harry the EIghth" Playing Cards...

John Adams script signatures... Trenton the federal capital...

Item #643002

October 19, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 19, 1799 



* Two President John Adams script signatures

* Nice ad for King Harry the Eighth Playing Cards

* Trenton, New Jersey serves as Federal Capital

* Moses Gill proclamation and script signature




The front page features two Acts of Congress, each one signed in script type by the President: John Adams. One is a conclusion from a previous issue for ... See More  

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204175

Delaware Indian Tribe From 1804...

Item #204175

October 06, 1804

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 6, 1804 Pg. 2 news from "Vincenes" says that the "Delaware tribe of Indians relinquished to the United States all their claim to the extensive tract of country which lies between the Ohio, Wabash, and the road leading from Post-Vincenes, to the Great Falls of the Ohio." A few more comments about the importance of this acquisition. Very slight crease in this r... See More  

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668137

Why they failed to return with the Mandan Indian chief...

Item #668137

November 29, 1807

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 29, 1807  Page 3 has close to 3 columns taken up with: "Extract of a Letter from Nathaniel Pryor to General Clarke, Indian Agent, dated St. Louis, 16th October, 1807". The letter reports on the failure to return with the Mandan Indian chief, and the reasons why, with much detail on an Indian battle.

Some period notations but not affect... See More  

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662353

Indians on the Wabash: prelude to Tippecanoe...

Item #662353

October 08, 1811

NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT, Concord, Oct. 8, 1811 



* Prelude to the Battle of Tippecanoe

* Indian - Native Americans on Wabash River




Page 3 has a note concerning the arrival: "...500 troops...proceeded on towards Vincennes...to join the regulars; and thence to proceed up the Wabash to the Prophet's town and intend building a fort; and if the Indians make the least resistance no dou... See More  

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677787

On the eve of war with England...

Item #677787

June 11, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 11, 1812  On the eve of war with England, this issue has some reports relating to our relations with the British. Some articles include: "The Armies - Gov. Hull is to Command the Western Army" "Latest from England" "Indian Hostilities" and more.

Four pages, light foxing, good condition.

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671565

Horrid murders by Indians... War of 1812...

Item #671565

June 13, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 13, 1812  Several pages are taken up with correspondence & documents between the United States and England relating to the upcoming War of 1812. Several documents are signed in type by the Secretary of State, James Monroe.

The bkpg. has most of a column headed: "Indian Murders" which details: "...the late inhuman murders committed on th... See More  

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649099

Horrid murders by Indians... War of 1812...

Item #649099

June 13, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 13, 1812  Several pages are taken up with correspondence & documents between the United States and England relating to the upcoming War of 1812. Several documents are signed in type by the Secretary of State, James Monroe.

The bkpg. has most of a column headed: "Indian Murders" which details: "...the late inhuman murders committed on th... See More  

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647749

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 the beginning months including: "Alien Enemies" "An Act Respecting Alien Enemies" from 1793 signed in type by the President: John Adams; "Restoration of American Seamen" ... See More  

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647750

Latest from the War of 1812...

Item #647750

October 24, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 24, 1812  Among the articles are: "Distillation of Spirits" and a chart headed: "The War on the Ocean" "The British in the Peninsula".

Under the heading: "Events of the War" are several reports on the on-going War of 1812 including subheads: "Military" "Extract of a Letter from S. Dinsmore, Agent for ... See More  

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667215

Lengthy on the Indian war in the War of 1812...

Item #667215

November 28, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 28, 1812  Inside has; "Monroe's Treaty" with subhead: "Treaty of Amity, Commerce & Navigation between his Britannic Majesty and the United States of America" which takes several pages with 4 signatures in type, including James Monroe, and dated Dec. 31, 1806.

Also within: "New Sicilian Constitution" "Revolutionar... See More  

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654155

Massacre of prisoners in the War of 1812...

Item #654155

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  

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672095

The Indians declare war...

Item #672095

August 21, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 21, 1813  Inside has: "Indian Declaration of War" which is a: "...literal translation of the 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 &quo... See More  

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649443

The Indians declare war...

Item #649443

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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614072

Sackett's Harbor & Milledgeville...

Item #614072

August 24, 1813

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington City, Aug. 24, 1813  The front page has: "Latest From Lake Ontario" which has an: "Extract of a Letter from a Gentleman at Sackett's Harbor..." "Indian News" datelined from Milledgeville; "Report of the Big Warrior to Colonel Hawkins" "Croghan's Gallant Feat - Further Particulars".

Inside has 3 Acts ... See More  

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647694

Enterprize vs. the Boxer... Barbarities of the enemy...

Item #647694

September 18, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 18, 1813  The front page begins with: "Barbarities of the Enemy" which concerns: "...the spirit and manner in which the war has been waged on the part of the enemy...and the general bad treatment of our people..." with details taking the entire ftpg. as well as all of pgs. 2, 3 & half of pg. 4.

"Events of the War" report... See More  

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664889

Items from the War of 1812...

Item #664889

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  

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647673

Victory over the Creek Indians... Battle of Lake Erie...

Item #647673

December 25, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 25, 1813  The issue begins with: "The Embargo Law" which takes 3 pages. Also inside: "Female Heroism". Seven pages are taken up with: "Events of the War" which has a great wealth of content on the War of 1812. Among the reports & subheads here are: "Military--Wilkinson's Army" "The Southern Indians&... See More  

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647670

Much on the War of 1812... Background on the Battle of the Thames...

Item #647670

January 15, 1814

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 15, 1814  Inside has over 2 pages on: "Proctor's Papers" prefaced with: "The following letters found among major-general Proctor's baggage captured on the Thames unfold many curious facts--and also show that the enemy's force...was much greater in the Upper Province than has been generally supposed." and what follows are man... See More  

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650276

Proclamation from the British victor...

Item #650276

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: "C... See More  

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659579

Indian Council... Dexter-Gray governor ticket... James Madison signatures...

Item #659579

March 17, 1814

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston,  March 17, 1814



* Two Acts signed in block type by James Madison

* Proposal made to various Indian Chiefs

* Woodcut of a ship which includes the famous phrase: "Don't Give Up The Ship"




Front page contains two political Acts, each signed in type by Vice President: JAMES MADISON.   The second page contains "...the substance of ... See More  

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647659

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: &... See More  

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647655

Andy Jackson gets a promotion... Attacking Texas...

Item #647655

June 04, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 4, 1814  Inside has over 6 pages taken up with: "Events of the War" reporting on the on-going War of 1812. Among the reports are a letter from Col. Hawkins concerning the Creek Indian War, plus a lengthier letter signed in type: Andrew Jackson, with more reporting on the Creek War.

Another document is headed: "Traitors" beg... See More  

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