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December 30, 1812
BOSTON PATRIOT, Dec. 26 and 30, 1812 A nice pair of consecutive issues containing the full: "NAVAL REPORT" "Report of the Committee...Which Relates to the Naval Establishment Recommending an Increase of the Navy of the United States" dated Nov. 27, 1812.
The first portion takes 2 1/2 columns of the front page of the Dec. 26 issue & is signed in type: Paul Hamilton. The rem... See More
December 16, 1812
BOSTON PATRIOT, Dec. 16, 1812
* Rare Betsy Doyle report
* Fort Niagara heroine
* War of 1812
Page 2 has: "Official Report To Brig. Gen. Smyth" signed by Geo. McFeeley commanding at Fort Niagara. This is a fine & very detailed account of the cannonading of Fort Niagara by the British, with the most notable portion being the report of the involvement of Betsy Doyle.
With... See More
October 14, 1812
BOSTON PATRIOT, Oct. 14, 1812 Page 2 has a report: "North-Western Army" reports on the actions of General William H. Harrison. Page 2 also has: "War Intelligence" which reports on various naval actions from the War of 1812.
Four pages, nice condition.
December 17, 1812
BOSTON GAZETTE, Dec. 17, 1812
* USS United States vs. HMS Macedonian
Page 2 has: "The War Department" followed by: "Splendid Exhibition" which is on the American success in the naval battle between the frigates United States and the Macedonian.
Also on page 2: "Progress of the War on the Niagara Frontiers" which has much war reporting; then: "The War... See More
December 10, 1812
BOSTON GAZETTE, Dec. 10, 1812 Page 2 has: "United States and Macedonian Frigates" followed by: "The Navy" which is mostly editorial commentary on the naval battle between the Frolic and the Wasp.
Four pages, good condition.
August 27, 1812
BOSTON GAZETTE, Aug. 27, 1812 The front page has a full column editorial concerning the: "Present State of Our Affairs" relating to the War of 1812. Bits include: "The government of our country have deliberately chosen their opportunity to make a trial of their strength with Great Britain...the President should be authorized to fill up the old army, to raise a new one,&n... See More
August 21, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 21, 1813 Inside has: "Indian Declaration of War" which is a: "...literal translation of the 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 &quo... See More
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
June 13, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 13, 1812 Several pages are taken up with correspondence & documents between the United States and England relating to the upcoming War of 1812. Several documents are signed in type by the Secretary of State, James Monroe.
The bkpg. has most of a column headed: "Indian Murders" which details: "...the late inhuman murders committed on th... See More
July 11, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 11, 1812 Reports inside include: "Militia of Virginia" which mentions going to war against England. Also part of a continuing article on: "Paul Jones" being the famed John Paul Jones. Also: "Military Notices" and other tidbits which relate to early events on the War of 1812.
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, nice condition.
... See More
June 03, 1812
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 3, 1812
* Declaration of war close
* War of 1812 to begin
Page 2 has a notable report headed: "War with England!" stating: "A letter has been received in town from a Senator of the United States, dated May 28th, which says, The Committee of the Senate on Foreign Affairs have agreed unanimously [Mr. Lloyd being absent] to recommend a Dec... See More
December 22, 1813
THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 22, 1813
* Thomas Jefferson and the Embargo Act
Page 3 has a bit from a Jefferson letter, datelines at Monticello, noting in part: "No man on earth has a stronger detestation than myself of the unprincipled Tyrant who is deluging the continent of Europe with blood...", presumably about Napoleon Bonaparte.
Pg. 2 also h... See More
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
November 28, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 28, 1812 Inside has; "Monroe's Treaty" with subhead: "Treaty of Amity, Commerce & Navigation between his Britannic Majesty and the United States of America" which takes several pages with 4 signatures in type, including James Monroe, and dated Dec. 31, 1806.
Also within: "New Sicilian Constitution" "Revolutionar... See More
June 10, 1814
THE YANKEE, Boston, June 10, 1814
* Battle of Big Sandy Creek & more
Although the ftpg. has a dispatch headed: "Abdication Of Bonaparte", pages 2 and 3 have reports on the War of 1812 including: "Capture of 300 of the Enemy on Lake Ontario" "Further Particulars of the Affair at Sandy Creek" "Indian Massacre" "Latest From Halifax" &q... See More
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
January 29, 1814
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 29, 1814 Included is an article headed "Benedict Arnold" which is a piece in a British magazine prefaced with: "The famous general Arnold who abandoned the rebel service & joined our army at New York, wrote the following address to the inhabitants of America...Oct. 7, 1780." and what follows is the nearly full page letter signed... See More
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
November 25, 1813
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Nov. 25, 1813 The ftpg. has: "Test of Patriotism!". Inside includes: " 'Backwoods' Bravery" "The Canadas" "The Crisis..." "Antidote to Treason" "Petersburg Volunteers" "British Prisoners" "Expedition Against the Indians" and a few other items on the War of 1812.
Four ... See More
September 23, 1813
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Sept. 23, 1813 The ftpg. has a lengthy editorial: "On the Present War".
Inside has much on the War of 1812 including: "Movements in the N.W. Army" "Tribute To Valor" "From Lake Erie" "Another Naval Triumph" is Chauncey's victory in taking the Royal George. Other war bits as well.
Four pages, good con... See More
July 22, 1813
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 22, 1813 Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Our Relations With France - President's Message To Congress" signed by the Secretary of State on page 2: James Monroe.
Inside has some items concerning the War of 1812: "Outrage At Hampton" "Naval Notice", a letter from Norfolk, and a letter datelines from Fort George, also: &... See More
July 15, 1813
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 15, 1813 The ftpg. has a lengthy editorial on the War of 1812 headed: "Madison's War!" Also on the ftpg. is a letter from General Dearborn to the Secretary of War from Fort George, then another letter from Fort George, also: "From Fort Meigs", a letter Green Clay to General Harrison with his response signed in type: Wm. H. Harrison,... See More
June 24, 1813
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 24, 1813
* Capture of USS Chesapeake
* Battle of Boston Harbor
* HMS Shannon - Royal Navy
Page 2 has some great reporting from the War of 1812 with items headed: "General Dearborn to General Armstrong" dated at Fort George. Then letters from Isaac Chauncey and H. Dearborn as well with war details.
But the most notable report is: "Au... See More
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
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
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... See More
November 16, 1812
CONNECTICUT MIRROR, Hartford, Nov. 16, 1812 Pages 1 and 2 have many "Documents Accompanying the President's Message to Congress" which include several to British official concerning the War of 1812. Two are signed in type: James Monroe. Also inside: "Army In Ohio" "The President's Message".
Four pages, great condition.
Item #659583NEW YORK HERALD, August 15, 1812
* Baltimore riots of 1812
* Scudder's American Museum
A back page notice for the: "Mammoth Turtle In Scudder's American Museum" takes nearly half a column and offers many details about this enormous creature. Includes a rather large woodcut of the turtle's head as well.
The front page coverage of the Baltimore mob action on July ... See More
March 17, 1814
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, March 17, 1814
* Two Acts signed in block type by James Madison
* Proposal made to various Indian Chiefs
* Woodcut of a ship which includes the famous phrase: "Don't Give Up The Ship"
Front page contains two political Acts, each signed in type by Vice President: JAMES MADISON. The second page contains "...the substance of ... See More
April 03, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 3, 1813 Inside has: "Captain Isaac Hull" which is a great & detailed biography of him taking 2 1/2 pages. "Events of the War" takes nearly 6 pages with a wealth of information on the War of 1812, perhaps the most significant being: "Fifth Naval Victory" noting the battle between the Hornet and the Peacock, which inc... See More
June 27, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 27, 1812
* War of 1812 declaration by United States
* James Madison proclamation
* Historic report
This issue has one of the best presentations on the declaration of war against Great Britain, beginning the War of 1812.
Most of the first column of the front page is a somewhat decorative "Proclamation" headed with an engraving of ... See More
August 03, 1812
THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Aug. 3, 1812
* General William Hull proclamation
* To the inhabitants of Canada
Reports include: "Commodore Rodgers' Squadron" "From Halifax" "Latest From Baltimore" "Fate of War" "United States' Frigate Constitution" and more items on the War of 1812.
Perhaps the most notable cont... See More
March 27, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 27, 1813 The entire ftpg. is set like a broadside honoring the great "American Seamen, Who have Borne Columbia's Flag Triumphant..." with much more text, & lists of many of the famous including Hull, Decatur, Lawrence, etc. The many different type styles used on the front page makes this a very displayable issue (see).
There are o... See More
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.
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
May 16, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 16, 1812 Inside has nearly 2 pages taken up with a quite detailed biography of the military history of: "Major-General Henry Dearborn, Commander-in-Chief of the Northern Army" with a great on his career in the Revolutionary War. Also: "Cultivation of the Vine" takes over half a page concerning vineyards.
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/1/4 4 i... See More
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
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
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
March 13, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 13, 1813 Being from the midst of the War of 1812 it is not surprise that much of the content within these pages related to the war, with some nice battle (land and naval) reports.
But the key content in this issue is found in the "Supplementary" issue which accompanies it, containing on pages 1 thru 4 an: "Interesting Biography" &quo... See More
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
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.
May 31, 1814
CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, May 31, 1814 Page 3 has: "General Orders" from Sackett's Harbor followed by a letter from Thomas Macdonough, Commanding U.S. forces on Lake Champlain, to the Secretary of the Navy" datelines at Vergennes. This concerns a battle on Otter Creek (see). Also: "The Attack On Oswego" with a lengthy report.
Four pages, nice condition.... See More
March 01, 1814
CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, March 1, 1814 Page 2 has several War of 1812 items under headings: "Events Of The War" "On Lake Erie" "Niagara Frontier".
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.
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).
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
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: "C... See More
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
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
August 14, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 14, 1813 Over 1 1/2 pages are taken up with: "Barbarities of the Enemy" with some gruesome detail including a listing which has: "Compulsory service of impressed American seamen on board of British ships of war...Massacre and burning of American prisoners surrendered to officers of Great Britain by Indians in the British service...Outrages ... See More
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