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615461

Launch of a ship... Death of Samuel Sewall...

Item #615461

June 15, 1814

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 15, 1814  Page 2 has: "Launch" beginning: "The 'Seventy-four' at the Navy Yard in Charlestown will be launched on Saturday the 18th..." with a bit more. Also a black-bordered report of the death of the Hon. Samuel Sewall, Chief Justice of the Mass. Supreme court. also: 'Report from Maj. Appling to Gen. Gaines" "Measure... See More  

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645494

Launch of a ship... Death of Samuel Sewall...

Item #645494

June 15, 1814

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 15, 1814  Page 2 has: "Launch" beginning: "The 'Seventy-four' at the Navy Yard in Charlestown will be launched on Saturday the 18th..." with a bit more. Also a black-bordered report of the death of the Hon. Samuel Sewall, Chief Justice of the Mass. Supreme Court. Also: 'Report from Maj. Appling to Gen. Gaines" "Measure... See More  

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615066

Nearing the end of Bonaparte's rule...

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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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689817

News from the War of 1812...

Item #689817

June 22, 1814

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 22, 1814 



* Battle of Big Sandy Creek

* U.S. troops & Oneida Indians




Among reports within are "From Canada - British Account of the Affair at Sandy Bay" "Our Turn At Last" "Launch" which is a report of a failed launch of a new 74 gun ship; "Fourth of July" and several small tidbits re... See More  

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695341

Damaged lot from the War of 1812 era...

Item #695341

July 01, 1814

NEW YORK EVENING POST, 1814  Here is a collection of 24 issues of this popular title from during the War of 1812 era, but we find no detailed reports of the war. All issues have damage, from loose at the spine, much chipping at margins, tears, some loss, and other disfigurements. The paper quality is very fragile.

Still a large number of issues from this historic era with a wide range of con... 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...

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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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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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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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695470

"Don't give up the Ship!" and more...

Item #695470

August 27, 1814

NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT, Concord, August 27, 1814  A great issue with the memorable rallying cry from the War of 1812 "Don't give up the Ship!" used as a campaign slogan on the front page.

As a bit of history, Captain James Lawrence's famous cry was at the Battle of Lake Erie, eleven months prior. It quickly became the motto of the U.S. Navy, and as we see here was adopted as... 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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693156

Much reporting on the War of 1812...

Item #693156

October 29, 1814

BOSTON PATRIOT, Oct. 29, 1814  Inside has several reports on the War of 1812 including: "Loss of the Tygress and Scorpion" "Later from New Orleans" "Latest From Izard's Army" "Latest from the U.S. Sloop of War Peacock" "Unheard of Brutality and Villainy!" "American Blockade" "Our Country!" "The Moral & Religiou... See More  

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693155

Much reporting on the War of 1812...

Item #693155

November 02, 1814

BOSTON PATRIOT, Nov. 2, 1814  Inside has much on the War of 1812 with: "From The Enemy" with several reports; "Enemy In Hampton Roads" "From the Buffalo Gazette" "Deserters" "Arrival of the Peacock!" "General Izard's Army" "Capture of a British Privateer!" "Latest from the Army" "From Castine" and ma... 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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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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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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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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698472

Treaty of Ghent ends of the War of 1812...

Item #698472

February 22, 1815

BOSTON PATRIOT Feb. 22, 1815  Page 2 has a very nice printing of the peace treaty which ended the War of 1812 with the complete text taking nearly three wide columns. At the end of the treaty are the signatures of the respective "Plenipotentiaries" and the concluding remarks of the President, in which he prevails upon all to "...faithfully ...observe and fulfill the said Treaty... See More  

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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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