This Year In History - 1811

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153038

Publisher with an interesting life...

Item #153038
 THE ANTIGALLICAN MONITOR, London, 1811  Published by Lewis Goldsmith, an Anglo-French publicist of Portuguese-Jewish extraction. Previous to publishing this newspaper he spend much time in France acting as a "secret agent" to Napoleon, including efforts to kidnap King Louis XVIII. Goldsmith returned to England in 1809 & was at first he arrested and imprisoned, but soon was... See More  

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151108

New Year's Address...

Item #151108

January 03, 1811

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Jan. 3, 1811 Taking nearly a full column on the ftpg. is the: "New Year's Address" being the Carrier's Address to the patrons of this newspaper. Other news and advertisements of the day.

Complete in four pages, rejoined at the spine, otherwise nice.

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588135

1811 James Madison...

Item #588135

January 12, 1811

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 12, 1811  As would be expected from this title, a considerable amount of reporting from Congress including all of pages 1 & 2. Pg. 3 has "An Act..." of Congress for the relief of distressed seamen, signed in type: James Madison (bit close-trimmed here: see). The back page has a "$100 Reward" ad for a runaway mulatto slave,... See More  

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645190

President Madison and the church & state controversy....

Item #645190

March 09, 1811

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 9, 1811 



* President James Madison

* Church & State controversy




Page 2 has a rather inconspicuous report under "National Legislature" that mentions not only a rare veto by the President (Madison), but also a religious establishment issue. The report states: "The bill for incorporating a Baptist Society in the Mississippi Ter
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621325

Interesting church and state item...

Item #621325

March 12, 1811

THE REPERTORY, Boston, March 12, 1811 



* Church and State

* President James Madison




Page 2 has: "National Legislature" being a rather inconspicuous report mentioning not only a rare veto by the President, but also concerns a religious establishment issue. The report states: "The bill for incorporating a Baptist Society in the Mississippi Territory, and granting five acre... See More  

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584752

Campaign item against Eldridge Gerry for governor...

Item #584752

March 27, 1811

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts,  March 27, 1811



* Anti-Eldridge Gerry campaign



The front page has a black-bordered item headed: "Oppression Maketh A Wise Man Mad" & "Black List" which is essentially a campaign promotion with a list of American vessels: "...laden with American Property--Sailing under the Authority & Laws of the United States...... See More  

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588148

Campaign item against Eldridge Gerry for governor...

Item #588148

March 27, 1811

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 27, 1811 



* Anti Eldridge Gerry campaign



The front page has a black-bordered item headed: "Oppression Maketh A Wise Man Mad" & "Black List" which is essentially a campaign promotion with a list of American vessels: "...laden with American Property--Sailing under the Authority & Laws of the United States...which have been... See More  

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210323

Elbridge Gerry & a political "Black List" report...

Item #210323

March 30, 1811

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 30, 1811 The photo below shows the broadside-like presentation of the politically-themed notice:  "Black List" of "American vessels laden with American property..." with more on this political situation involving Elbridge Gerry. The item is headed: "Gerry and Sequestration! See the Black Cloud of Wienesses below." This issue is complete in 4 pages, sme c... See More  

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586811

Campaign item against Eldridge Gerry for governor...

Item #586811

March 30, 1811

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, March 30, 1811



* Anti Eldridge Gerry campaign



The front page has a black-bordered item headed: "Gerry And Sequestration! " which is essentially a campaign promotion with a "Black List" of American vessels: "...laden with American Property--Sailing under the Authority & Laws of the United States...which have been Seized, ... See More  

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597612

Campaign item against Eldridge Gerry for governor...

Item #597612

March 30, 1811

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 30, 1811  The front page has a black-bordered item headed: "Gerry And Sequestration! " which is essentially a campaign promotion with a "Black List" of American vessels: "...laden with American Property--Sailing under the Authority & Laws of the United States...which have been Seized, Libelled, Bonded, and Will Probably Be Sequest... See More  

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151650

Item #151650

May 04, 1811

THE COLUMBIAN FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, May 4, 1811 Pg. 3 has a comparatively large illustrated ad for a "Wire Manufactory" with text. Ftpg. illustrated umbrella ad. Very nice shape.

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201241

James Madison declaration... U.S. census...

Item #201241

June 14, 1811

UNIVERSAL GAZETTE, Washington City, June 14, 1811  The back page has a declaration issued by the President suspending certain building regulations in the city of Washington, signed in type: James Madison.

Lite staining and occasional foxing at the corners, lite foxing to unrelated text on the back page.

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651405

The Little Belt Affair from the British perspective...

Item #651405

July 01, 1811

CONNECTICUT MIRROR, Hartford, July 1, 1811 



* The Little Belt Affair

* Captain Arthur Bingham




Page 3 has over a full column taken up with: "British Official Account of the Engagement between the U.S. frigate President, Commodore Rodgers, and the British Sloop of War Little Belt, Captain Bingham" A fine & detailed letter signed by: A.B. Bingham, Captain of the Little Belt... See More  

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150675

"Extra" containing Honorable Robert's Smith's address to the People...

Item #150675

July 03, 1811

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL EXTRA, Boston, Massachusetts, July 3, 1811 A four page extra containing the "Hon. Robert's Smith's Address To the People of the United States" being his explanation that led to his resignation as Secretary of State. Sources say that he was actually dismissed by President Madison.



Complete in four pages measuring 15 by 10 inches, untrimmed and in good conditi... See More  

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151411

Item #151411

July 03, 1811

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL EXTRA newspaper from Boston, dated July 3, 1811. The entire 4 page issue is taken up with "Hon. Robert Smith's Address to the People of The United States" concerning his resignation as Secretary of State. Issue was never trimmed, measures about 10 1/2 by 15 1/2 inches. Very nice condition! Uncommon EXTRA.

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649734

Former Secretary of State to become president of the American Bible Society...

Item #649734

July 03, 1811

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL.....EXTRA, Boston, July 3 1811  The entirety of this 4 page issue concerning the resignation of Robert Smith as Secretary of State under James Madison, much of it being: "Hon. Robert Smith's Address To the People of the United States". Included are other documents signed by hi as well as a letter signed by James Madison. Robert Smith would eventually become pr... See More  

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621201

Huge eagle in the masthead...

Item #621201

July 05, 1811

COLUMBIAN CHRONICLE, Philadelphia, July 5, 1811 



* Great heraldic eagle masthead engraving



See the photo for perhaps the largest heraldic eagle engraving to be found in a masthead, the wingspan stretching nearly 7 inches. The ftpg. has various "Foreign Intelligence" including: "Confirmation of Massena's Defeat" with more news & ads inside.

Four pages, never ... See More  

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222287

4th of July in 1811....

Item #222287

July 13, 1811

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 13, 1811.

 

* 4th of July song

* Early 19th century reading




Back page has an Ode For The Fourth Of July , 1811 by Doctor Peter Bryant, to be sung to the tune Rise Columbia. News of the day with many advertisements. Little foxing, otherwise in good condition. 4 pages.
... See More  

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595145

James Madison and Wellington...

Item #595145

July 13, 1811

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington City, July 13, 1811  Pages 2 and 3 contain three documents, each signed in type by the President: James Madison (see for portions). Also a lengthy letter on the: "Battle of Agueda" signed by: Wellington.

Four page, never bound nor trimmed, minor foxing near the top, nice condition.

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651341

Zebulon Pike's exploration of the Louisiana country...

Item #651341

July 16, 1811

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 16, 1811  Inside has over half a page taken up with a terrific summary of a recently published book: "The Travels of Col. Pike in the Louisiana Country" which comes under the heading: "Pike's Expeditions". Much of this article is Pike's efforts in tracing the source o the Mississippi River. A great account of early exp... See More  

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611422

Very early boxing...

Item #611422

July 30, 1811

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, July 30, 1811



* Tom "The Moor" Molineaux

* African-American bare-knuckle boxer




Page 3 has a one paragraph report about a boxing match near London between Molineux, the famous black man from New York, and a young Englishman named Rimmer. The report states in part: "...In the course of 15 minutes the black pounded his antagonist most tremendo... See More  

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213212

1811 Samuel Chase Address....

Item #213212

August 03, 1811

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington City, Aug. 3, 1811.

 

* Samuel Chase Address

* 1811 Original Newspaper

* Complete




The front page has the Address of Samuel Chase, Esq. To his Constitutents, the voters of Anne Arundle county, on the right of Constituents to instruct their Representatives, signed in type: Samuel Chase. Other news of the day with advertisements. Subscribers n
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212909

1811 Snake Bite Cure...

Item #212909

August 06, 1811

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Aug. 6, 1811



* 1811 Snake Bite Cure

* U.S. Frigate Constitution




The front page has a lengthy article: On The Cure Of Persons Bitten By Snakes. Brief item on pg. 2 says: The frigate Constitution sailed from Annapolis, bound to France, with Mr. Barlow, and others on board....



Other news of the day includes: "To The People of Maryland" "Insurrection and M
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649448

Venezuela strives for independence...

Item #649448

September 14, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 14, 1811  The first five pages are focused on the hoped-for independence of Venezuela, with: "A Declaration of Rights by the People of Venezuela" which includes: "Sovereignty of The People"  "Rights Of Man In Society" "Duties of Man In Society" and "Duties of the Social Body". This is followed by the:... See More  

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649449

The Little Belt Affair: War of 1812 about to begin...

Item #649449

September 21, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 21, 1811  The first 6 pages are taken up with a great & very detailed account of the Little Belt Affair, a naval battle between the U.S. ship President & the British ship Little Belt, an event which was a catalyst for the War of 1812. Headed: "President and Little Belt" it includes a letter from Commodore Rodgers to the Secretary of the ... See More  

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213279

1811 Edmund Charles Genet....

Item #213279

September 24, 1811

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Sept. 24, 1811.



* 1811 Edmund Charles Genet

* Original Newspaper




The front page has a letter: Comments On Armed Neutrality, By Edward C. Genet, a citizen of New-York, signed in type: Edmund Charles Genet. Other news of the day and several interesting advertisements. Two minor stray notations next to the masthead, a few foxing spots.
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662353

Indians on the Wabash: prelude to Tippecanoe...

Item #662353

October 08, 1811

NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT, Concord, Oct. 8, 1811 



* Prelude to the Battle of Tippecanoe

* Indian - Native Americans on Wabash River




Page 3 has a note concerning the arrival: "...500 troops...proceeded on towards Vincennes...to join the regulars; and thence to proceed up the Wabash to the Prophet's town and intend building a fort; and if the Indians make the least resistance no dou... See More  

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648949

Causes & Necessity For Taking Up Arms... Louisiana...

Item #648949

October 12, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 12, 1811  Inside has a report headed: "Revolutionary Pubic Papers - The Declaration By the Representatives of the United Colonies of North America, ...Setting Forth the Causes and Necessity of their Taking Up arms--July 6th 1775" which was one of the most historic & significant documents of the 18th century. This documents takes over 2 pages.... See More  

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649452

Causes & Necessity For Taking Up Arms... Louisiana...

Item #649452

October 12, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 12, 1811  Inside has a report headed: "Revolutionary Pubic Papers - The Declaration By the Representatives of the United Colonies of North America, ...Setting Forth the Causes and Necessity of their Taking Up arms--July 6th 1775" which was one of the most historic & significant documents of the 18th century. This documents takes over 2 pages.... See More  

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652399

Venezuelan Independence... Manifesto of Caracas...

Item #652399

October 19, 1811

(2 issue set) NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 19 & 26, 1811  This two issue set, under the heading "A Manifesto," has nearly 10 pages dedicated to the Manifesto of Caracas, and related details. The coverage begins: "By the confederation of Venezuela, in South America, of the reason which influenced them in the formation of an ABSOLUTE INDEPENDENCE of Spain, and ... See More  

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578459

The death of James Bowdoin III...

Item #578459

October 21, 1811

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Massachusetts, Oct. 21, 1811 



* James Bowdoin III death



The middle column on the ftpg. is mostly taken up with a report of the funeral of a noted Mass. politician & philanthropist, beginning: "On Wednesday last were interred the remains of the Hon. James Bowdoin, with every mark of respect..." with much more (see).

Four pages, small hole in ... See More  

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647745

Madison's state-of-the-union address...

Item #647745

November 09, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, Nov. 9, 1811

Beginning on the front page is the: "President's Message" which carries over to take all of pg. 2 and most of pg. 3 where it is signed in type: James Madison. This was the President's annual state-of-the-union address in which he addresses the significant issues of the year and thoughts on 1812, particularly noteworthy sinc... See More  

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649457

Efforts of the United States to occupy West Florida...

Item #649457

November 16, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 16, 1811



* West Florida dispute

* re. Little Belt Affair

* President James Monroe




Page 3 has: "Occupation of Florida" which concerns: "...the measures pursued by the United States for the military occupation of West Florida...". Further on are four pages of: "Correspondence Between Mr. Monroe and Mr. Foster on the Subject of the... See More  

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670178

See the handsome masthead... On the Little Belt Affair...

Item #670178

November 25, 1811

THE WASHINGTONIAN, Windsor, Vermont, Nov. 25, 1811 



* Little Belt Affair

* War of 1812 prelude




The dominant feature of this issue is the displayable masthead, featuring a large engraving of a heraldic eagle with an 11 inch banner.

Page 3 has a: "Message" to Congress signed by the President: James Madison, concerning: "...the aggression committed by a British ship of war... See More  

Item from Catalog 297 (released for August, 2020)...

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150375

Little Belt Affair correspondences...

Item #150375

November 26, 1811

THE REPERTORY & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Massachusetts, November 26, 1811 The ftpg. has: "Affair Of The Little Belt" being the correspondence between James Monroe and Mr. Morier, followed by those between Monroe and Foster. All letters are signed in type by their respective authors. Subscriber's name written above the masthead.



Complete in four pages with light fold rubbing... See More  

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645206

Little Belt Affair correspondences...

Item #645206

November 26, 1811

THE REPERTORY & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Nov. 26, 1811 



* The Little Belt Affair

* Captain Arthur Bingham




The ftpg. has: "Affair Of The Little Belt" being the correspondence between James Monroe and Mr. Morier, followed by those between Monroe and Foster. All letters are signed in type by their respective authors. Subscriber's name written above the masthead.

Four... See More  

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664053

Battle of Tippecanoe... Little Belt Affair...

Item #664053

November 30, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 30, 1811



* Battle of Tippecanoe

* The Little Belt Affair

* Census w/ "Slaves" column




The prime content is a report on the Battle of Tippecanoe, which is actually 3 separate reports headed: "Battle With The Indians" with a dateline of Vincennes, November 12.

Taking over half a page it begins: "This day we have just received info... See More  

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648948

William H. Harrison on the Battle of Tippecanoe... Louisiana described...

Item #648948

December 07, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 7, 1811 



* Battle of Tippecanoe

* William Henry Harrison

* Early Louisiana




Page 15 has an: "Extract of a Letter from Governor Harrison to the Secretary of War, dated Head-Quarters near the Prophet's town, No. 8th, 1811", a letter signed in type: Wm. Henry Harrison. The letter describes the battle of Tippecanoe beginning with: "..... See More  

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657642

William H. Harrison on the Battle of Tippecanoe... Louisiana described...

Item #657642

December 07, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 7, 1811  Page 15 has an: "Extract of a Letter from Governor Harrison to the Secretary of War, dated Head-Quarters near the Prophet's town, No. 8th, 1811", a letter signed in type: Wm. Henry Harrison. The letter describes the battle of Tippecanoe beginning with: "...the dawn of yesterday terminated any action between the troops under my c... See More  

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638927

Nice issue on the Little Belt Affair, and the Battle of Tippecanoe...

Item #638927

December 09, 1811

UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR  THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Dec. 9, 1811 



* Battle of Tippecanoe 

* The Little Belt Affair




The front page begins with much reporting concerning the investigation into the Little Belt Affair, being Commodore Rodgers report to the court of inquiry, with the "Judgment of the Court", much in favor of the actions Rodgers in the battle (see... See More  

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$58.00
211009

Secretary of the Treasury's annual report...

Item #211009

December 10, 1811

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Dec. 10, 1811 The Official Statements, Extracted from the Annual Report of the Secretary of the Treasury takes two columns on the front page and almost four columns on pg. 2. Other news of the day and advertisements. First leaf has an archival mend to a small hole, bit of stray writing above the masthead.

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642495

Battle of Tippecanoe... Lengthy & detailed account...

Item #642495

December 28, 1811

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, Dec. 28, 1811  Perhaps the prime content in this issue is a report on the Battle of Tippecanoe, headed: "Battle On The Wabash" and prefaced with: "...message from the President of the United States, enclosing governor Harrison's two letters...on the late engagement with the Indians..." with the complete text taking nearl... See More  

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649479

Battle of Tippecanoe... Lengthy & detailed account...

Item #649479

December 28, 1811

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 28, 1811



* Battle of Tippecanoe

* William Henry Harrison




 Perhaps the prime content in this issue is a report on the Battle of Tippecanoe, headed: "Battle On The Wabash" and prefaced with: "...message from the President of the United States, enclosing governor Harrison's two letters...on the late engagement with the Indian... See More  

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$68.00
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