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615066

Nearing the end of Bonaparte's rule...

Item #615066

June 17, 1814

THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, Massachusetts, June 17, 1814  The front page and page two carries reports pertaining to the latter moments in in Napoleon Bonaparte's reign as Emperor, as well as reports on the war in France. See photos for details.

Also reported on page is the "Death of Chief Justice [Samuel] Sewall". His great-grandfather served as the judge at the Salem witch t... See More  

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618656

Much reporting on the War of 1812...

Item #618656

June 18, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 18, 1814  Inside has over 5 pages of: "Events of the War" reporting on the on-going War of 1812. Included are reports & subheads: "Our Prospects"; letters form the "Creek Agency" and from "Milledgville"; "Military"; a letter from General Edmund Gaines from Sackett's Harbor; a half page letter... See More  

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677266

Treaty of Fontainebleau ends Napoleon's reign: banishes him to Elba...

Item #677266

June 19, 1814

BELL'S WEEKLY MESSENGER, London, June 19, 1814



* Treaty of Fontainebleau (1814)

* Napoleon Bonaparte's exile to Elba

* End of his rule as Emperor of France




 A quite historic issue as a full column on page 6--one-third of the page--is taken up with the Treaty of Fountainbleau, ending Napoleon's reign of Emperor of France, and banishing him to the island of Elba.

It is head... See More  

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647654

President Madison on the Embargo... Andrew Jackson & others...

Item #647654

July 02, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 2, 1814  The first 3 pages are taken up with a lengthy: "Report On The Fisheries" including a full front page chart, with notation that it is "By Thomas Jefferson".

Inside  has 6 1/2 pages of "Events of the War" concerning the on-going War of 1812. Among the subheads and reports are: "The Army" whic... See More  

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677919

The President declares the war to be over(?)... War in the Chesapeake...

Item #677919

July 02, 1814

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 2, 1814  Page three has an interesting item: "A Proclamation", signed in type by the President: James Madison which declares the war with Great Brittan to be over. However, upon further inspection, the article above headed, "The Turnpike Road to Peace", makes it clear this is merely a proclamation being suggested to the President ... See More  

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616598

The prospect of peace in the War of 1812...

Item #616598

July 09, 1814

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 9, 1814  Inside includes: "The Essex Frigate" "Peace and War Prospect" "The Coast in Alarm" "New Hampshire Militia" "In Cambridge" and more.

Four pages, some light damp staining, generally good.

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655022

Details of several court martial cases...

Item #655022

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  

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666392

More on the Battle of Chippewa...

Item #666392

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  

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626252

Reports on the War of 1812...

Item #626252

August 03, 1814

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 3, 1814  Reports on the War of 1812 include: "From Late Canada Papers' "Events of the War" "Lake Fleet" "The Administration Waking Up". Other items as well.

Four pages, good condition.

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622601

On dueling and the War of 1812...

Item #622601

August 20, 1814

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 20, 1814  The front page has an article: "Dueling" concerning the Sec. of War his his efforts: "...in erasing from the roll of the army the names of two duellist officers...". Inside has much on the War of 1812 including: "Splendid Celebration" "Capture of a Dispatch Cutter" "Of Fort Erie" "Much the Latest... See More  

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667222

Much on the War of 1812...

Item #667222

August 20, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 20, 1814  The front page begins with: "Steam Boat Navigation" which takes nearly 3 pages. Inside has: "The Essex Frigate" which takes a page. "Canada Papers" takes over a page & has items relating to the War of 1812.

"Events of the War" take almost 9 pages with a great wealth of reporting on the War of 18... See More  

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616597

Reports on the War of 1812...

Item #616597

August 23, 1814

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 23, 1814  The front page has half a column on: "Dueling". Also on the ftpg; "Extract of a Letter from an Officer of Gen. Drummond's Army" dated at Queenstown. Also: "Retaliation". Inside includes: "War In Connecticut" "Canada Papers" "Capture of a Dispatch Cutter" "Enterprize Stage" &quo... See More  

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672063

War reports on Baltimore & Washington...

Item #672063

October 06, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, October 6, 1814  The very top of the front page has an editor's note explaining the troubles with printing a newspaper in a war zone, as the Battle of Baltimore was just 3 weeks prior.

Also on the ftpg. "Destruction of the Navy Yard" at Washington. Pages 2 & 3 contain: "Enemy in the Chesapeake" which is a great report on... See More  

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603101

Work of Commodore Chauncey... More on the war...

Item #603101

October 13, 1814

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 13, 1814  The first column has 2 letters from Commodore Chauncey to the Secretary of the Navy concerning his actions in the Great Lakes (see). Also on the ftpg: "Fort Bowyer", a short-lived earthen fort in Mobile Bay which successful held off the British in September.

Page 2w has: "From the Western Waters" and "Skirmish ... See More  

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628407

Earliest report of the treaty ending the War of 1812 ?

Item #628407

December 01, 1814

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1814  A section headed: "Interesting Intelligence..." begins with much reporting on the siege of Fort Erie, taking several pages. Further on is additional reporting of the War of 1812 under the heading: "American and the West Indies" (see photos for portions).  But certainly the most notable content found under "Foreign... See More  

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599943

Reorganizing the U.S. Navy...

Item #599943

December 10, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 10, 1814 



* United States Navy

* William Jones




The first five pages are taken up with the very lengthy & detailed: "Naval Report" datelined Navy Department, Nov. 15, 1814, beginning: "In obedience to the resolution of the senate...directing the secretary of the navy to devise and digest a system for the better organization ... See More  

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637482

Naval items from near the end of the war...

Item #637482

December 24, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 24, 1814  Included is much on the: "Proceedings of Congress" and nearly 4 pages on: "Events of the War" which includes reports from Ghent, where work is proceeding towards finding an end to the War of 1812. It also has: "Extract of a Letter from Major General Jackson to Governor Early" dated at Fort Mimms; a report head... See More  

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180073
Item #180073
AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, 1815-1820  A lot of 9 issues, all with lite rubbing on the ftpg., occasional stray writing or notations, some foxing. Woodcut of an eagle and shield in the masthead.

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$50.00
648714

Benjamin Franklin's thoughts on religion...

Item #648714
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Jan. 1815  Within this issue is: "Dr. Franklin's Last Thoughts on Religion" which begins: "That the name of Benjamin Franklin cannot fail of occupying a conspicuous place in future histories of the 18th century, will, I have no doubt, be readily admitted..." and ends with his thoughts: "...inquiring of the Doctor what were his... See More  

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599948

Huge list of naval captures, etc...

Item #599948

January 07, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 7, 1815 



* War of 1812

* United States Navy




Included are nearly 4 pages of: "American Prices" continued from an early report, being a very lengthy list of ships, with an introductory sentence: "These lists only included such enemy vessels as safely arrive in our ports, or are sunk or burnt, or otherwise 'satisfactorily'... See More  

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638187

Huge list of naval captures, etc...

Item #638187

January 07, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 7, 1815  Included are nearly 4 pages of: "American Prices" continued from an early report, being a very lengthy list of ships, with an introductory sentence: "These lists only included such enemy vessels as safely arrive in our ports, or are sunk or burnt, or otherwise 'satisfactorily' accounted for...".

A full page has ... See More  

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686195

Launching the frigate Psyche...

Item #686195

January 14, 1815

NEW YORK EVENING POST, Jan. 14, 1815  



* HMS Psyche launching



Page 2 begins with "An Act" of Congress which takes 1 1/2 columns, signed in type by the President: James Madison. Page 2 also has: "...an attempt was made to launch the frigate Psyche, which did not succeed, owing to the severity of the cold. This day she went safely into her element in a most handsome style. ... See More  

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680587

Seducing the youth to join the military...

Item #680587

January 20, 1815

THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, Jan. 20, 1815  Page 3 has an interesting article on the unfortunate practice of the: "Seduction Of Youth" into the military, as the article is headed. It notes a recruiting advertisement mentioning: "The youthful hero whose patriotism & ardor has heretofore been restrained by the rigid laws of the state can now...joining said regiment without t... See More  

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685531

The Hartford Convention, and events at New Orleans....

Item #685531

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  

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222745

Shipping Chart in 1815...

Item #222745

February 04, 1815

NEW-YORK EVENING POST, Feb. 4, 1815.

 

* Chart for various shipping weights

* Early 19th century original



Page 2 has an Abstract of the Tonnage of the Shipping of the several Districts of the United States issued by the Registers Office of the Treasury Department. Abstract measures 9 by 7 1/4 inches.



News of the day includes with advertsiemetns throughout this 4 page issu
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661831

Treaty of Ghent signed... breaking news...

Item #661831

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
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682430

Treaty of Ghent ends the War of 1812...

Item #682430

March 01, 1815

MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 1, 1815 



* Treaty of Ghent signed

* War of 1812 officially over




The front page has: "TREATY Of Peace And Amity, Between his Britannick Majesty and the United States of America.", the treaty which ended the War of 1812. The treaty contains a preface beginning: "His Brittanick Majesty and the United States of America, desirous... See More  

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