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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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651386

From The Hague in 1814...

Item #651386

September 26, 1814

NEDER LANDSCHE STAATS COURANT, The Hague, Netherlands, Sept. 26, 1814  Title translates to "Dutch Government Gazette". A four page issue in the Dutch language with a nice coat-of-arms engraving in the masthead. Archivally rejoined at  the spine, very nice condition.

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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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647646

Siege of Fort Erie...

Item #647646

October 27, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 27, 1814  Inside has a lengthy report headed: "Gen. Brown's Splendid Action" which is his report on the siege of Fort Erie and also includes the list of the killed, wounded and missing. Also in this issue: "For the Champlain Frontier" "Events of the War" and more.

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

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$29.00
647645

Defence of Stonington...

Item #647645

November 05, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, November 5, 1814  Page 2 has: "Defence of Stonington", and other articles include: "Brutality of  the Enemy" "New Military Force" "Events of the War" and more.

Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, lite scattered foxing, otherwise in very good condition.



This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a pr... See More  

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$28.00
653023

Latest naval reports from the War of 1812...

Item #653023

November 12, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 12, 1814  Includes a half page letter from Capt. Warrington to the Sec. of the Navy concerning the recent: "Cruise of the Peacock". Also within: "...Letter from A. Sinclair, Commanding the U.S Naval Force on the Upper Lakes to the Sec. of the Navy" which reports on the: "...mortifying...report...of the vessels left in the up... 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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643210

Andy Jackson calls on free African-Americans to fight for their country...

Item #643210

December 03, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, Dec. 3, 1814  Two pages are taken up with a nice & detailed account headed:"Attack Upon Baltimore - British Account" as taken from the London Gazette Extraordinary (see for portions). Included is the: "Return of killed & wounded in the action with the enemy, near Baltimore, on the 12th September, 1814."

Further on i... 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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647644

Investigating the invasion of Washington & Baltimore...

Item #647644

December 17, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, Dec. 17, 1814  Almost the entire issue is taken up with "The Investigation" into how the British were able to invade the capital of the United States, Baltimore, & the vicinity, with an effort to find fault in the administration and/or the military leaders. A fascinating report with considerable detail and taking almost 13 pages. ... 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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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..." (see for beginning... See More  

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633718

Seducing the youth to join the military...

Item #633718

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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663919

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

Item #663919

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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650816

In praise of freed slaves fighting in the War of 1812...

Item #650816

January 28, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 28, 1815  Articles within include: "Lexington, Kentucky" which is descriptive of it (see image); "Naval Establishment", a very lengthy: "Treasury Report" which takes over 4 pages. Also: "Events of the War" has some nice reports from New Orleans, beginning: "We are yet without definite intelligence fr... 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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$18.00
642621

Much on the Battle of New Orleans & St. Marys...

Item #642621

February 04, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 4, 1815  This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the19th century. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of the period.&qu... See More  

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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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$185.00
643378

Treaty of Ghent ends the War of 1812...

Item #643378

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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