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648903

1813 Death of the "Gerrymander"...

Item #648903

April 07, 1813

BOSTON GAZETTE, April 8, 1813 



* Death of the "Gerrymander"

* Governor Elbridge Gerry




Page 3 begins with an interesting article headed: "The Gerrymander", essentially a report of its death. The "gerrymander" was--and remains to this day--a controversial political maneuver used to reshape voting districts in order to favor a political party. It was named fo... 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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664858

Accomplishments of the frigate Chesapeake...

Item #664858

April 12, 1813

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, April 12, 1813 



* USS Chesapeake (1799)

* United States Navy frigate

* War of 1812 - pre-capture




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 Chesapeak... See More  

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654154

Reports from the War of 1812...

Item #654154

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  

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614500

Unusual engraving in the masthead...

Item #614500

April 21, 1813

THE TICKLER, Philadelphia, April 21, 1813  The masthead features a very unusual engraving of a dog and an arm holding a switch, & notes: "by Toby Scratch'em". Complete as a single sheet issue, some foxing, generally good.

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613310

Unusual engraving in the masthead...

Item #613310

April 28, 1813

THE TICKLER, Philadelphia, April 28, 1813  The masthead features a very unusual engraving of a dog and an arm holding a switch, & notes: "by Toby Scratch'em". Various literary & news items. Complete as a single sheet issue, generally good.

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632684

Reports on the War of 1812...

Item #632684

May 01, 1813

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 1, 1813  The front page has a lengthy letter from the "British Parliament" headed: "War With America". Articles on pg. 2 include: "Magnanimity" "Blockading Squadron Increasing" "East Florida" "President and Congress" concerning these two ships; "News From Newport".

Four pages, various wear w... See More  

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648712

Interesting Judaica content...

Item #648712
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1813  An inside page has an article which begins: "The following List of Jews is supposed to preserve the names of the first settlers here of that nation...Though the re-admission of the Jews was a matter largely discussed in the time of the Protector, their return did not take place until after the Restoration. In 1663 a Minister of the Po... See More  

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663776

Chart names all the general staff of the U.S. Army...

Item #663776

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  

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647741

Americans capture Toronto, instigating the capture & burning of Washington, D.C...

Item #647741

May 15, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 15, 1813  Inside contains a very nice account headed: "Capture of York" [present-day Toronto] which was the capital of Upper Canada at the time. It was the burning of York by the Americans which  cussed the British to capture & burn Washington, D.C. Included is a dispatch signed: H. Dearborn which begins: "We are in full possession o... See More  

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612868

Unusual engraving in the masthead...

Item #612868

June 02, 1813

THE TICKLER, Philadelphia, June 2, 1813  The masthead features a very unusual engraving of a dog and an arm holding a switch, & notes: "by Toby Scratch'em". The back page has a comic illustration (see). Complete as a single sheet issue, generally good.

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647739

Sackett's Harbor... Capture of Toronto...

Item #647739

June 05, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 5, 1813  Much reporting on the War of 1812 with nearly 6 pages of accounts  under the heading: "Events Of The War". Included are items from Mobile with a Proclamation signed in type by: James Wilkinson; a report with small heading: "Capture of York [Toronto], in Canada" with much detail. Other items include: "Blockade of the C... See More  

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647740

The Chesapeake & the Shannon...

Item #647740

June 12, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 12, 1813  The prime content in this issue is the report which has a small head: "The Chesapeake Frigate" which reports on the historic naval battle between the Chesapeake & the Shannon. As noted near the beginning of the report: "...the Chesapeake frigate left Boston harbor...with the expectation of meeting the Shannon. We anticipated a ... See More  

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647697

The Chesapeake & the Shannon... Battle of Sackett's Harbor...

Item #647697

June 19, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 19, 1813  Near the back is a significant report on one of the more notable naval battles of the War of 1812, the Chesapeake versus the Shannon. The report has a small head: "The Chesapeake Frigate" with the article noting: "...informed that the day before they had parted with the Shannon, with the Chesapeake her prize, steering fro Halifax, ... See More  

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647742

Journey from the Pacific Ocean to Missouri... Chesapeake vs. Shannon... Constitution vs. Java...

Item #647742

June 26, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 26, 1813  Pages 1, 2 & a bit of page 3 are taken up with a fascinating article headed "American Enterprize" which is a detailed report on a journey from the Pacific Ocean to Missouri. One of the earliest, detailed reports of a journey across the Western wilderness I have seen in a newspaper. See photos for the beginning.

There is also early ... See More  

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644591

Captain James Lawrence: "Don't Give Up the Ship!"...

Item #644591

July 10, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, July 10, 1813  An inside page has a report headed: "Captain James Lawrence" which reports his death and gives a short biography of his life as well. The text includes: "...our griefs were renewed by the capture of the Chesapeake & death of Lawrence; a pride of the navy..." and telling a bit of his life it says: "The bod
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626665

Latest reports on the War of 1812...

Item #626665

July 13, 1813

THE WAR, New York, July 13, 1813  The front page has: "Progress of the War In Virginia--Smithfield Attacked--British Monsters--Alarm--Alacrity of the Citizens--and Safety of the City". Inside contains: "The Chesapeake" "A Proclamation" signed: George Prevost (see); "Affair at Beaver Dams" "Capture of the British Tender Eagle" "North-Weste... See More  

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599737

Action on the Niagara frontier...

Item #599737

July 17, 1813

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 17, 1813  The front page has: "The News Of The Day - News From The Army" "Domestic--Frontier News" "Niagara Frontier" "Official Correspondence". Page 2 has: "Naval Action" "Niagara Frontier" "The Border War" "The War Near New London" and more.

Four pages, close-trimmed at the bott... See More  

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649441

A poor transcription of the famous "Don't give up the ship!" quote?

Item #649441

August 07, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 7, 1813 



* re. Captain James Lawrence death

* re. USS Chesapeake v. HMS Shannon




Nearly 7 pages are taken up with: "Events of  the War" within which are "Battle of Beaver Dam" "Retirement of Maj. Gen. Dearborn" "Military", a letter from Chilicothe, "Chesapeake and Shannon" which concerns the famo... See More  

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575855

1813 Jaguar ad...

Item #575855

August 17, 1813

THE AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, Connecticut, August 17, 1813 



* Jaguar exhibition ad with woodcut print 

* Nice masthead engraving 

 


A handsome engraving of a heraldic eagle in the masthead (see) and with various news of the day and several advertisements including a illustrated ad on page 3 titled: "JAGUAR Or The American Tiger"



Complete in 4 pages, vario... See More  

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651409

Bilingual newspaper in French and Dutch...

Item #651409

August 18, 1813

FEUILLE D'AFFICHES, ANNONCES ET AVIS DIVERS DE GRONINGUE, Groningen, The Netherlands Aug 18, 1813 



* Rare bilingual publication

* French & Dutch language




A fascinating bilingual newspaper, the left column in French, and the right column with the same content in Dutch. The title translates to: "Leaflet, Announcements & Miscellaneous Notices from Groningen". This is... 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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662259

Funeral of the famed Lawrence and Ludlow...

Item #662259

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  

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647690

Constitutions of Ohio and Louisiana...

Item #647690

August 28, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 28, 1813  Pages 1-4 contains five letters under the heading: "Further Executive Proceedings" signed in type by either James Monroe of  James Madison, concerning relations with Sweden. Also in the issue: "Events of the War" with much on the War of 1812 including letters signed in type by Henry Proctor, Isaac Chauncey and two by Wm. ... See More  

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649444

Constitutions of Ohio and Louisiana...

Item #649444

August 28, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 28, 1813  Pages 1-4 contains five letters under the heading: "Further Executive Proceedings" signed in type by either James Monroe of  James Madison, concerning relations with Sweden. Also in the issue: "Events of the War" with much on the War of 1812 including letters signed in type by Henry Proctor, Isaac Chauncey and two by Wm. ... See More  

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644414

Naval battles on Lake Ontario: the War of 1812...

Item #644414

September 04, 1813

PORTSMOUTH ORACLE, New Hampshire, Sept. 4, 1813  Most of the ftpg. is taken up with 2 Acts of Congress each signed by the President: James Madison, one being a "Distillers' Tax".  Pg. 2 has: "Extract of a Letter form Com. Chauncey,to the Sec. of te Navy...from the ship General Pike at Sacket's Harbor, which takes over a full column concerning the naval battle on La... See More  

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647692

Battle of Fort Stephenson with a diagram...

Item #647692

September 04, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 4, 1813  Inside has: "Events of the War" taking over 11 pages to provide the latest news from the War of 1812. It begins with: "The Chesapeake & Shannon - It is a glorious fact, for which we have the unanimous testimony of the enemy, that our naval heroes finished of their fame by the humanity they observed to the conquered..."... 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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651369

Much on Rodgers' cruise...

Item #651369

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  

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671289

The Chesapeake and the Shannon...

Item #671289

November 02, 1813

THE WAR, New York, Nov. 2, 1813  Most of the front page is taken up with a very historic report headed: "Chesapeake And Shannon" which is a French report of this significant naval battle. It begins: "The British, who had triumphed in so many naval combats previously to the prevailing American war, have long relinquished the practice of rejoicing for victories obtained over a si... See More  

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638638

Much reporting on the War of 1812...

Item #638638

November 13, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, November 13, 1813  Inside is much reporting under the heading: "Events of the War" some of which can be seen in the photos below, & including: "...It is certain that Tecumseh was killed in the action; his body was viewed by many of the British officers who all acknowledged it...". Included is a letter from Detroit signed in typ... See More  

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647677

Much reporting on the War of 1812...

Item #647677

November 20, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 20, 1813  Among the articles are: "Progress of the Enemy" and "Events of the War" takes over 6 pages with content including: "Military"; a letter from Sackett's Harbor; "General Orders" from Edward Baynes; "Naval"; an interesting chart headed: "Maritime War" with a list of U.S. and British ves... See More  

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653484

Battle of Chateauguay...

Item #653484

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  

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647675

Much reporting on the War of 1812...

Item #647675

December 04, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 4, 1813  Among the reports are: "The War-Tax Laws" "Captain Jesse D. Elliot" "Governor Shelby" "Vermont Militia" with a section headed: "Events of the War" taking over 6 pages & including subheads: "Military--The Northern Armies" "Official Correspondence--From Gen. Wilkinson to the Secret... See More  

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647674

State-of-the-union address... Much on the War of 1812...

Item #647674

December 11, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 11, 1813  Within its pages are: "Catholics of Ireland" "Banking Capital of New York" and much more, but the prime content would be the: "President's Message" which takes nearly 3 pages and is signed in type: James Madison. This is the President's annual state-of-the-union address, with much content concerning the on-go... See More  

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595580

War of 1812.... John Rodgers...

Item #595580

December 15, 1813

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, December 15, 1813 



* John Rodgers 



Page 2 has: "Northern Army Affairs" and "Copy of a Letter from Comm. Rodgers to the Sec. of the Navy" followed by a letter "To Commodore Rodgers" and "Congress Frigate Arrived" and a few other smaller items on the war.

Four pages, nice condition.... 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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664890

Great naval reports from David Porter...

Item #664890

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  

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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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647672

Much on the War of 1812...

Item #647672

January 01, 1814

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 1, 1814  Among the articles are; "To the People of Virginia" "Legislature of Ohio--Governor's Message" "Proceedings of Congress" "Naval Law Case" & more. There are over 3 pages taken up with: "Events of the War" reporting on the latest news from the on-going War of 1812. Among its subheads & rep... See More  

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647671

Madison, Monroe, and Harrison...

Item #647671

January 08, 1814

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 8, 1814  Inside has: "General Smyth's Petition" "The Embargo Question" "To Independence"; letters signed in type by James Monroe and James Madison. There are also 7 pages under the heading: "Events of the War". Among its subheads & reports are: "The Enemy" "The Friends of Peace" "From... 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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651379

Napoleon retreats to Paris: soon to be exiled to Elba...

Item #651379

January 19, 1814

DAILY FEDERAL REPUBLICAN, Georgetown, Jan. 19, 1814  Page 3 begins with: "Important - Bonaparte Returned To Paris" which reports on his latest saga in "War of the Sixth Coalition"  which would ultimately lead to his defeat and exile to the island of Elba.

Ftpg.  is filled with ads including the "Negroes Wanted" ad shown in the photo.

Four pages, very ... See More  

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650382

Reporting on the War of 1812...

Item #650382

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  

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651380

The Venezuela Revolution...

Item #651380

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).

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655541

Early from Wilkes Barre, and with War of 1812 items...

Item #655541

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.

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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: "Co... See More  

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151287

Item #151287

February 07, 1814

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 7, 1814 The last page has an ad for: "Diseases of the Eyes Are Attended To By Joshua Thomas, M. D." Above this a woodcut of an eye. Generally good condition.

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569106

This magazine lasted for less than one year...

Item #569106

February 12, 1814

THE STRANGER, Albany, New York, April 23, 1814  An unusual & curious small-size newspaper with eclectic content, although mostly literary in theme. This title lasted for less than one year from 1813 to 1814. 

Measures 8 1/4 by 5 inches with 16 pages, nice condition.

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