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603019

Breaking news on the Embargo...

Item #603019

April 04, 1812

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 4, 1812  The top of page 2 has a breaking news report headed: "EMBARGO. By Express from Washington in 76 hours...containing the Highly Alarming Information that an Embargo would be proposed to Congress on Wednesday last..." with further details (see). All set in larger-than-normal type.

Four pages, nice condition.

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629930

Death of Vice-Presdent George Clinton... Statehood of Louisiana...

Item #629930

April 25, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 25, 1812  Inside has a report headed: "George Clinton -- Dead !" which includes: "... It is with feeling of unmixed veneration for the character of the revolutionary hero, the patriot and statesman, combined in one, that we announce that the venerable GEORGE CLINTON IS NO MORE. He expired about 9 o'clock yesterday morning, at his lodgin... See More  

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617013

Death of the Vice President...

Item #617013

April 29, 1812

ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Mass., April 29, 1812



* VP George Clinton death



Page 2 is highlighted by a black-bordered report headed: "Death of the Vice-President" which includes a report to the Senate beginning: "Upon me devolves the painful duty of announcing to the Senate the death of our venerable fellow citizen George Clinton, Vice President of the United States..." with f... See More  

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654814

Military career of Henry Dearborn... Early on wine...

Item #654814

May 16, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 16, 1812  Inside has nearly 2 pages taken up with a quite detailed biography of the military history of: "Major-General Henry Dearborn, Commander-in-Chief of the Northern Army" with a great on his career in the Revolutionary War. Also: "Cultivation of the Vine" takes over half a page concerning vineyards.

Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/1/4 4 i... See More  

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670877

America is about to declare war...

Item #670877

June 03, 1812

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 3, 1812 



* Declaration of war close

* War of 1812 to begin




Page 2 has a notable report headed: "War with England!" stating: "A letter has been received in town from a Senator of the United States, dated May 28th, which says, The Committee of the Senate on Foreign Affairs have agreed unanimously [Mr. Lloyd being absent] to recommend a Dec... See More  

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595793

Our foreign policy from the War of 1812...

Item #595793

June 09, 1812

SUPPLEMENT TO THE CONNECTICUT HERALD, June 9, 1812  The entire four page issue is taken up with various "Correspondence"  with an introductory note signed by the President: James Madison, which includes: "I communicate to Congress...correspondence of the Secretary of State & the Minister Plenipotentiary of the U.S. at Paris. These documents will place before Congress t... 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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647748

War is declared, beginning the War of 1812...

Item #647748

June 20, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 20, 1812  An inside page has a lengthy: "Declaration of War" which takes over 1 1/2 columns and is signed in type by the President: James Madison. This is followed by related reporting from the "Committee on foreign relations..." which takes over 2 pages. And on the back page is the formal Act of Congress declaring war against England, ... See More  

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671543

War is declared, beginning the War of 1812...

Item #671543

June 20, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 20, 1812  An inside page has a lengthy: "Declaration of War" which takes over 1 1/2 columns and is signed in type by the President: James Madison. This is followed by related reporting from the "Committee on foreign relations..." which takes over 2 pages. And on the back page is the formal Act of Congress declaring war against England, ... See More  

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672068

War is declared, beginning the War of 1812...

Item #672068

June 20, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 20, 1812  An inside page has a lengthy: "Declaration of War" which takes over 1 1/2 columns and is signed in type by the President: James Madison. This is followed by related reporting from the "Committee on foreign relations..." which takes over 2 pages. And on the back page is the formal Act of Congress declaring war against England, ... See More  

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644333

The War of 1812 is declared...

Item #644333

June 26, 1812

THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, June 26, 1812 



* War of 1812 start

* Declaration of war




On page 3 near the top of the second column is A Proclamation issued by President James Madison confirming the Congress declaration of war against Great Britain, stating in part: "...Now therefore, I JAMES MADISON, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim the
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657281

Declaration of war...

Item #657281

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  

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657039

Governor Caleb Strong's 1812 proclamation for a Day of Fasting, Humility, and Prayer...

Item #657039

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.

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657040

Re: the abolition of the Slave Trade...

Rare mention of 'Africans' (living in Boston) holding a special day of thanksgiving...

Item #657040

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  

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640644

President Madison signs a Proclamation...

Item #640644

July 18, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 18, 1812 The front page page of this issue contains "A Proclamation" from the president for "...a day of public humiliation and prayer:.. to offer, at one and the same time, their common vows, and adorations to Almighty God... of seeking his merciful forgiveness, and his assistance... that in the present season of calamity and war... care and pro... 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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656901

General Hull's historic Proclamation to the people of Canada...

Item #656901

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  

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649108

The Baltimore riots... War of 1812...

Item #649108

August 08, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 8, 1812 Inside includes: "Account of the Late Riots" in Baltimore with a related "Proclamation" by the mayor. Much on the War of 1812 with: "Military Notices - Naval" "Cop of a Letter from Colonel Cass to Gen. Hull" dated at Sandwich, Upper Canada; "False Reports" and more.

Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inche... See More  

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649109

Great chart on the ships of war...

Item #649109

August 15, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 15, 1812 



* War of 1812

* United States Navy




Inside has over half a page on: "An Act to Authorize the Issuing of Treasury Notes" signed: James Madison. Also: "Drafted Militia" "Proclamation" by the governor of Connecticut concerning the War of 1812; "North Carolina Patriotism" and a nice chart headed: "Ve... See More  

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659583

Enormous creature... Full front page eyewitness retelling of Baltimore Mob Riot of 1812...

Item #659583
NEW YORK HERALD, August 15, 1812 



* Baltimore riots of 1812

* Scudder's American Museum




A back page notice for the: "Mammoth Turtle In Scudder's American Museum" takes nearly half a column and offers many details about this enormous creature. Includes a rather large woodcut of the turtle's head as well.

The front page coverage of the Baltimore mob action on July ... See More  

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638637

The Articles of Confederation... The War of 1812...

Item #638637

October 03, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, October 3, 1812 The entire front page is taken up with a printing of the "Articles of Confederation & Perpetual Union" which were approved by Congress in 1777 and ratified in 1781. The text carries over to take most of page 2 as well, where it concludes with the signature of the various members of Congress (see).

Other items include: "An Act to P... 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 t... See More  

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644843

Battle of Queenston Heights...

Item #644843

October 31, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 31, 1812  There are several pages with reports headed: "Events of the War" with a major portion taken up with a lengthy letter: "...from major-general VanRensellaer...to major general Henry Dearborn..." datelined at Lewistown, Oct. 14, 1812. This is almost entirely concerned with the battle of Queenston Heights during which he led hi
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644276

The "Wasp" is captured... Madison's state-of-the-union address...

Item #644276

November 07, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 7, 1812  There are at least two notable reports in this issue, the first being the annual state-of-the-union address by the President, signed by him in type: James Madison. This was the first war-time annual message and much of this 2+ page "Message" deals with the War of 1812 (see for portions).

Nearly five pages are taken up with: "Events... See More  

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660375

President Monroe concerning the War of 1812... Two Monroe signatures...

Item #660375

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.

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647753

Discussing the slave trade...

Item #647753

November 21, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 21, 1812  The front page begins with a "Message from the President to Congress, signed: James Madison. Inside includes; "West Florida" "Russia & Spain"  "Privateering" "Important Discovery" being perpetual motion; "The Slave Trade" and more. Near the back is over a full page on: "Events o... See More  

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642245

The Wasp captures the Frolic...

Item #642245

December 05, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 5, 1812  This newspaper actually has much content concerning the War of 1812, but one of the more historic reports is that found on an inside page concerning the naval battle of the Wasp and Frolic. There are actually two such reports in this issue, both shown in the photos.

Other War of 1812 reports are found under the heading: "Events Of The War&qu... See More  

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673017

You know of Molly Pitcher. Do you know of Betsy Doyle?

Item #673017

December 16, 1812

BOSTON PATRIOT, Dec. 16, 1812  Page 2 has: "Official Report To Brig. Gen. Smyth" signed by Geo. McFeeley commanding at Fort Niagara. This is a fine & very detailed account of the cannonading of Fort Niagara by the British, with the most notable portion being the report of the involvement of Betsy Doyle.

Within McFeeley's report is: "...An instance of extraordinary brav... See More  

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605333

Hartford, Connecticut...

Item #605333

December 28, 1812

CONNECTICUT MIRROR, Hartford, Dec. 28, 1812  Page 2 has much reporting from Congress as well as the military situation in Europe. The back page has an early advertisement for the: "Hartford Fire Insurance Company" (see).

Four pages, great condition.

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151416
Item #151416
THE STAR , London, England, 1813  This newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rags when making newsprint at that time.

This 4 page issue contains news of the day and various interesting advertisements which give a sense of what life was like during the War of 1812. This issue has a partial red-ink stamps on the upper right hand corner. See!

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153127

A newspaper which existed solely to report on the War of 1812...

Item #153127
THE WAR, New York, 1812-1814 Here is a fascinating quarto-size newspaper which started in 1812 and ended at the conclusion of the War of 1812. The expressed purpose of this newspaper was to report events of the War of 1812, and almost all text on all 4 pages deals exclusively with just that. Uncommon newspaper for any war collection with very detailed reading. Nice.

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207496

The War of 1812...

Item #207496
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, dated during the War of 1812.   The issue you will receive is similar to the issues shown in the image - slight wear, minor staining and foxing, etc..  The issue will be dated from during the War of 1812 (between 6/18/1812 and 2/18/1815), and will have war related news and news of the day.  A great issue to own at an incredible price. Although the im... See More  

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647760

Latest from the War of 1812, and more...

Item #647760

January 02, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 2, 1813  Inside includes a lengthy address headed: "Legislature of Kentucky" signed; Isaac Shelby. Other content includes: "Privateers" "Distribution of Army" which includes a state-by-state chart (see photos); "Imprisonment of Seamen" which includes documents signed by James Monroe, James Madison & others.

Over... See More  

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653279

Court case for stealing a hog...

Item #653279

January 03, 1813

A court document dated at the bottom: January 3, 1813 from Lycoming Country, Pennsylvania. The details note that: "...Thomas Mayberry..." and others noted: "...with force and arms one black hogg of the value of six dollars of the goods and chattels of Patrick Hughes,...did steal, take and carry away to the great damage of the said Patrick Hughes & against the peace & dignity... See More  

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153566

The 1813 Carrier's Address...

Item #153566

January 04, 1813

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Jan. 4, 1813 Taking a full column on the front page is: The Carrier Of The Independent Chronicle To Its Patrons being the carriers address. Bit of stray writing in the margin above the masthead, two foxing spots in unrelated text, occasional foxing.

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619086

Latest from the War of 1812, and more...

Item #619086

January 09, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 9, 1813  Content includes: "Medal & Premiums" "Law Case--Clark, the Spy" "Military Supplies" which includes a lengthy chart; "American Seamen" "Treaty of Peace" with Sweden; "Distribution of Prize Money" split evenly between the govt. and the captors of vessels; and more.

Taking over 2 pages ... See More  

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671468

Much news from the War of 1812...

Item #671468

January 09, 1813

THE WAR, New York, Jan. 9, 1813  The front page begins with an interesting editorial: "The War", and also has: "Sickness Of The Army" signed by: James Mann, Hospital Surgeon, U.S. Army. Items inside include: "Prospect of Peace" "Battle with the Indians" "The Sailor's Dinner" "Summary" "Loss of the U.S. brig Vixen of 2 Guns &... See More  

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619088

Latest from the War of 1812, and more...

Item #619088

January 16, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 16, 1813  Among the articles are: "Legislature of South Carolina - An Act to Prevent Dueling" "East Florida" "Mint Establishment", and nearly 3 pages under the heading: "Our Naval Victories".

Over 3 1/2 pages are headed: "Events of the War" with various subheads including: "Military"; a letter si... See More  

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662767

Details of a naval battle...

Item #662767

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  

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647759

Reports from the War of 1812...

Item #647759

January 23, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 23, 1813  Among the reports re: "American Ingenuity" "American Gallantry" "the Heroes of King's Mountain" from the Revolutionary War battle; a full page chart: "A Statement of the Annual Revenue of the United States" "British Love of 'Liberty' "  and more.

The section headed: "Events ... See More  

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619090

News from the War of 1812, and more...

Item #619090

January 30, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 30, 1813  Inside has a full page chart; "A Statement of the Annual Expenditures of the United States" (see); an article: "Impressed Seamen" which contains 6 letters from James Madison, Jno. Rodgers & others; over two pages under the heading: "Events of the War" with various subheads including a letter signed in type by: Z.... See More  

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636382

Hull not to be rewarded for capturing the Guerriere...

Item #636382

February 06, 1813

THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Feb. 6, 1813 Reports include: "A Bill for the Regulation of Seamen on Board the Publick Vessels..." (printing flaw here); "North Western Army" is a letter from a soldier at "Head Quarters, Upper Sandusky"; much reporting from "Congress" which includes: "Captain Hull's Remunerations Bill Thrown Out" ... See More  

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647752

Reports from the War of 1812...

Item #647752

February 06, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 6, 1813  Among the articles within are: "Naturalized Seamen" "Perpetual Motion", much reporting from "Proceedings of Congress", and there are 3 pages taken up with reports headed: "Events of the War". Among the subheads are: "Military" "Army of the Centre" "Eastern Frontier" "Naval&... See More  

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619092

More reports from the War of 1812...

Item #619092

February 13, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 13, 1815  Inside has; "Law of Ohio - An Act for the Encouragement of Volunteers in the North-Western Army of the United States"; a lengthy piece headed: "Live the Constitution" and over two pages under the heading: "Events of the War". Among the subheads is: "North-Western Army" which includes a letter from General H... See More  

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647695

The Constitution defeats the Java...

Item #647695

February 20, 1813

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 20, 1813  The prime feature of this issue would be the nice account of the naval batter between the U.S.S. Constitution and the Java, a victory for the American ship. The article is headed: "Splendid Naval Victory, by the Frigate Constitution, commodore Bainbridge" with the text beginning: "We have been obligingly favored by majo... See More  

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647698

The Constitution captures the Java... A very rare full page plate in this issue...

Item #647698

February 27, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 27, 1813  Under "Naval Heroism" is a  message from the President concerning Captain Bainbridge and his frigate Constitution on the capture of the British frigate Java (see), signed by him in type: James Madison. There is much reporting under the heading: "Events of the War" has reports from Nashville, Ogdensburg, Niagara, & For... See More  

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651856

Biography of Daniel Boone...

Item #651856

March 13, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 13, 1813  Being from the midst of the War of 1812 it is not surprise that much of the content within these pages related to the war, with some nice battle (land and naval) reports.

But the key content in this issue is found in the "Supplementary" issue which accompanies it, containing on pages 1 thru 4 an: "Interesting Biography" &quo... See More  

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664438

Biography of Daniel Boone...

Item #664438

March 13, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 13, 1813 



* Daniel Boone - Kentucky pioneer



Being from the midst of the War of 1812 it is not surprise that much of the content within these pages related to the war, with some nice battle (land and naval) reports.

But the key content in this issue is found in the "Supplementary" issue which accompanies it, containing on pages 1 thru 4 an... See More  

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657644

Wealth of content on the War of 1812...

Item #657644

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  

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647738

Broadside front page celebrating America's naval successes...

Item #647738

March 27, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 27, 1813  The entire ftpg. is set like a broadside honoring the great "American Seamen, Who have Borne Columbia's Flag Triumphant..." with much more text, & lists of many of the famous including Hull, Decatur, Lawrence, etc. The many different type styles used on the front page makes this a very displayable issue (see photo).

There... See More  

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