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674599

Much from the War of 1812...

Item #674599

August 04, 1813

BOSTON PATRIOT, Aug. 4, 1813  A fine wealth of reporting from the War of 1812 including articles headed: "Cases of Impressment" "Blockading Squadrons" "Still Later" "From Fort George "Official Accounts" "Naval General Order" signed in type: W. Jones; "Secret Proceedings" has a document signed: James Madison; "Gen. Dearborn&... See More  

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674444

Capt. Decatur's report on his victory over the Macedonian...

Item #674444

December 19, 1812

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 19, 1812 



* USS United States vs. HMS Macedonian



The front page has: "Brilliant Naval Actions" which is concerning Stephen Decatur's victory over the British frigate Macedonian, in a letter signed: James Madison. this is followed by a nice, detailed letter of the battle datelined: "U..S. United States, at sea, Oct. 30, 1812" and s... See More  

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673059

Five laws of the United States and a Proclamation...

Item #673059

May 25, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 25, 1816  Inside has over a full page taken up with five "Laws of the United States", most dealing with military affairs, and each signed in type by the President, James Madison, and H. Clay, Speaker of the House. Also: "A Proclamation by the President of the United States" concerning an act for granting bounty land to Canadian vo... See More  

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673058

Increasing the size of the U.S. Navy... On the defense of Fort McHenry...

Item #673058

May 18, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 18, 1816 



* United States Navy & Fort McHenry

* George Armistead & James Madison




All of pages 1, 2 & part of page 3 are taken up with honors to those who defended Baltimore in September, 1814 when invaded by the British, including a letter datelined from Fort McHenry signed: Geo. Armstead.

Inside has: "An Act to Abolish the E... See More  

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672951

Much naval reporting from the War of 1812...

Item #672951

November 21, 1812

BOSTON PATRIOT, Nov. 21, 1812  Page 2 has a few reports on the War of 1812 one mentioning that Commodore Chauncey has sailed for Sacket's Harbor. Also on page 2: "Mr. Madison is an Enemy to Commerce & a Navy".

Page 3 has: "War Intelligence On the Ocean" which takes a full column.

Four pages, nice condition.

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671333

Detailed history on the troubles in the Mediterranean...

Item #671333

April 27, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 27, 1816  The first 4 pages are almost entirely taken up with: "Naval History - Account of the Operations of the American Squadron under Commodore Decatur, Against Algiers, Tunis, and Tripoli", in their region where there had been on-going problems with piracy.

This is followed by 1 1/2 pages on: "The Mediterranean" being a det... See More  

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667559

Thomas Jefferson & James Madison...

Item #667559

February 13, 1806

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 13, 1806  The front page message from the President to the Senate communicates a report from the Sec. of State about neutral rights, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Hereafter is the report, signed in type: James Madison.

Four pages, bit close-trimmed at the top of page 2, good condition.

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667520

Robert Smith, Secretary of the Navy then Secretary of State...

Item #667520

June 29, 1811

NEW YORK HERALD, June 29, 1811  Most of page 2 is taken up with various letters concerning Robert Smith, Secretary of the Navy in Jefferson's administration, then becoming Secretary of State for Madison. Smith & Madison would soon disagree on policy resulting in Smith's resignation in 1811.

Most of the text is an address by Smith, with other letters signed in type by: James Madis... See More  

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664872

Many reports from the War of 1812...

Item #664872

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  

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659579

Indian Council... Dexter-Gray governor ticket... James Madison signatures...

Item #659579

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  

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654832

President Madison's Proclamation concerning this action against Spain...

Item #654832

September 16, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 16, 1815  The front page contains: "By the President of the United States of America - A Proclamation" concerning: "...sundry persons, citizens of the United States...especially within the state of Louisiana, are conspiring together to beg...the means for a military expedition...against the dominions of Spain, with which the United S... See More  

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654332

Much on naval affairs...

Item #654332

December 23, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 23, 1815  Content includes : "A Proclamation" signed by the President: James Madison, requiring: "...all persons who have unlawfully taken possession of...public lands...to remove therefrom..." followed by a: "Naval Report" and then: "The Navy" taking nearly 4 pages, and the: "Naval Affairs"  ta... See More  

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654331

Two treaties signed by the President...

Item #654331

December 30, 1815

NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 30, 1815  Inside contains two treaties, the first: "Commercial Convention...To Regulate the Commerce Between the Territories of the U.S. and of  his Britannic Majesty" with the full text and  several signatures, including Madison and Monroe. Also a: "Treaty with Algiers" taking several pages and signed in type: James Madison... See More  

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654178

James Madison's Address to the Agricultural Society of Albermarle...

Item #654178

July 18, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 18, 1818  Of importance is the multi-page printing of former President James Madison's Address to the Agricultural Society of Albermarle.

The Wiley Online Library, in regards to this lengthy address, states the following: "James Madison's 1818 Address to the Albemarle Agricultural Society offers new insight into the diverse historiogra... See More  

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650012

Madison's review of the year 1815... Chart notes values of slaves...

Item #650012

December 09, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 9, 1815 



* President James Madison

* State of the Union Address




The notable content is the full text of the President's annual state-of-the-union address signed in type: James Madison. He reviews all that happened in 1815 with much on the details of the end of the War of 1812.

Several state statistical charts including one for North Caro... See More  

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650008

Indiana prepares for statehood... Court martial trial of General Edmund Gaines...

Item #650008

November 30, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 30, 1816  Pages 7 & 8 contain the inaugural address of Governor Jennings, the first governor of Indiana, given just a month prior  to Indiana becoming the 19th state of the Union. Not surprisingly much of his speech focuses on the work in gaining statehood.

Also inside is great detail on the: "Trial of General Gaines" court marti... See More  

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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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649510

Hints of a coming war... Population in the territories...

Item #649510

January 25, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 25, 1812  The front page has a letter to Congress signed by the President: James Madison, which hints of the coming war: "...The continued evidence afforded in this correspondence of the hostile policy of the British government against our national rights, strengthens the considerations recommending & urging the preparation of adequate means for m... See More  

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649444

Constitutions of Ohio and Louisiana...

Item #649444

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  

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649289

10 issues from James Madison's presidency... Pre-War of 1812...

Item #649289
(10) BOSTON GAZETTE, dated 1810-1811  A lot of ten issues from the early 19th century when James Madison was president.  News and advertising of the day provide perspective on this formative period just prior to the War of 1812. Irregular at the spine but without loss of text; some foxing and wear with lite staining, typical for the period. The photo shows an example of the look and cond... See More  

Item from Catalog 343 (released for June, 2024)

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649020

Lafayette... Indian Treaty at Green Bay...

Item #649020

October 16, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 16, 1830  The front page has an article: "Lafayette" which tells of his kindness to America. Inside has more with an article headed: "General Lafayette" which includes two letters each signed by him in type: Lafayette concerning troubles in France and his wish to be able to: "...rejoice together in the result of this last gl... See More  

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648731

Converting the Jews... Indiana joins the Union...

Item #648731

December 14, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, December 14, 1816  One of the more notable items in this issue is the back page item with a small heading: "The Jews" with the text including:

"...about $500,000 have been assessed on the public in one form or other for the last five yeas & expended---with what result? The conversion, real or supposed, of five Jews. This is at the rat... See More  

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647788

Letters by Dolly Madison... The new silver dollar...

Item #647788

December 17, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 17, 1836  The front page has a nice descriptive article on the new seated liberty silver dollar by Gobrecht, which will: "...soon make its appearance. The face of the coin represents a full length figure of Liberty seated on a rock with the classic emblem of the pileus or liberty cap surmounting a spear held in the left hand..." with ... See More  

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647760

Latest from the War of 1812, and more...

Item #647760

January 02, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 2, 1813  Inside includes a lengthy address headed: "Legislature of Kentucky" signed; Isaac Shelby. Other content includes: "Privateers" "Distribution of Army" which includes a state-by-state chart; "Imprisonment of Seamen" which includes documents signed by James Monroe, James Madison & others.

Over 4 pages are ... See More  

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647690

Constitutions of Ohio and Louisiana...

Item #647690

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  

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647671

Madison, Monroe, and Harrison...

Item #647671

January 08, 1814

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 8, 1814  Inside has: "General Smyth's Petition" "The Embargo Question" "To Independence"; letters signed in type by James Monroe and James Madison.

There are also 7 pages under the heading: "Events of the War". Among its subheads & reports are: "The Enemy" "The Friends of Peace" "Fro... 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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647618

Allowing Indiana to become a state...

Item #647618

June 01, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 1, 1816  Perhaps the best content in this issue is an article headed: "Laws of the United States. An Act to enable the people of the Indiana Territory to form a constitution & state government & for the admission of such a state into the union..." which takes over a full pg. and is signed in type by H. Clay and the President, ... See More  

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647594

Lafayette... Indian Treaty at Green Bay...

Item #647594

October 16, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 16, 1830 



* Much on Lafayette

* Treaty with the Winnebago Indians

* James Madison




The front page has an article: "Lafayette" which tells of his kindness to America. Inside has more with an article headed: "General Lafayette" which includes two letters each signed by him in type: Lafayette concerning troubles in France and... See More  

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644414

Naval battles on Lake Ontario: the War of 1812...

Item #644414

September 04, 1813

PORTSMOUTH ORACLE, New Hampshire, Sept. 4, 1813  Most of the ftpg. is taken up with 2 Acts of Congress each signed by the President: James Madison, one being a "Distillers' Tax".  Pg. 2 has: "Extract of a Letter form Com. Chauncey,to the Sec. of te Navy...from the ship General Pike at Sacket's Harbor, which takes over a full column concerning the naval battle on La... See More  

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639918

Lengthy Act of Congress signed by the President...

Item #639918

April 21, 1815

BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, April 21, 1815 



* President James Monroe



Over half of pg. 2 is taken up with: "Furniture Tax - An Act" of Congress, signed in type by the President: James Madison.

Four pages, some light dirtiness inside.

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639484

Early building code restrictions for Washington, D.C...

Item #639484

May 11, 1810

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 11, 1810  Page 3 contains a detailed building code notice for Washington, D.C., signed in type by the President: James Madison (see). Nice item on early restrictions for buildings in the capital city. Also a "Thirty Dollars Reward" for 3 runaway slaves, and another similar on pg. 3 and yet another on pg. 4.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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638637

The Articles of Confederation... The War of 1812...

Item #638637

October 03, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, October 3, 1812 The entire front page is taken up with a printing of the "Articles of Confederation & Perpetual Union" which were approved by Congress in 1777 and ratified in 1781. The text carries over to take most of page 2 as well, where it concludes with the signature of the various members of Congress.

Other items include: "An Act to Prohibi... See More  

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619090

News from the War of 1812, and more...

Item #619090

January 30, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 30, 1813  Inside has a full page chart; "A Statement of the Annual Expenditures of the United States"; an article: "Impressed Seamen" which contains 6 letters from James Madison, Jno. Rodgers & others; over two pages under the heading: "Events of the War" with various subheads including a letter signed in type by: Z. M. Pi... See More  

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614072

Sackett's Harbor & Milledgeville...

Item #614072

August 24, 1813

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington City, Aug. 24, 1813  The front page has: "Latest From Lake Ontario" which has an: "Extract of a Letter from a Gentleman at Sackett's Harbor..." "Indian News" datelined from Milledgeville; "Report of the Big Warrior to Colonel Hawkins" "Croghan's Gallant Feat - Further Particulars".

Inside has 3 Acts ... See More  

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600286

James Lawrence and his famous quote: "Don't Give up the Ship"...

Item #600286

May 11, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 11, 1816  Perhaps the best content in this issue is a nice back page report on a monument erected to the memory of famed Naval hero James Lawrence, which includes at the bottom his very famous quote: "...His dying words were, 'DON'T GIVE UP THE SHIP' ".

Among the other reports in this issue are: an article titled: "Natural... See More  

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600005

The Shakers...

Item #600005

March 29, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 29, 1817  Content includes: "law of the United States - An Act to Provide for the Redemption of  the Public Debt" signed in type: James Madison. Also: "Legislature of New York - An Act Concerning the Shakers" which is an uncommon item concerning this religious society.

Also: "Relations with Russia" "Major-Ge... See More  

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600004

Acts of Congress signed by President Madison...

Item #600004

March 22, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 22, 1817  Among the items in this issue are: "Laws of the United States - An Act More Effectually to Preserve the Neutral Relations of the United States" signed in type: James Madison, & another "An Act Concerning the Navigation of the United States" also signed by: James Madison. Also: "On Indian Affairs" which ta... 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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595793

Our foreign policy from the War of 1812...

Item #595793

June 09, 1812

SUPPLEMENT TO THE CONNECTICUT HERALD, June 9, 1812  The entire four page issue is taken up with various "Correspondence"  with an introductory note signed by the President: James Madison, which includes: "I communicate to Congress...correspondence of the Secretary of State & the Minister Plenipotentiary of the U.S. at Paris. These documents will place before Congress t... 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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594497

Selling 18th century land in Philadelphia...

Item #594497

March 09, 1792

DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 9, 1792  Page 2 has an illustration of "Thirty-Six Lots of Ground" to be sold in Philadelphia, bounded by Spruce, Madison, & Twelfth Streets, as well as Twenty-Feet Alley. Other news of the day and many ads, including a back page "War Department" notice signed by: H. Knox, Secretary at War.

Four pages, nice c... See More  

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585699

Death of Zebulon Pike... New gold coins described...

Item #585699

August 09, 1834

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 9, 1834  Page 2 reports on "The new coinage..." describing the new gold coins being produced: "On the face the new coins will be readily distinguished by a head of  liberty, disencumbered of a cap. On the reverse the surplus motto "E pluribus unum", which for many years has occupied a portion of the disk above the eag... See More  

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578772

President Andrew Jackson's state-of-the-union address...

Item #578772

December 11, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 11, 1830  The prime feature of this issue would be the complete printing of the very lengthy: "President's Message", being the annual state-of-the-union address of the President, a tradition which began with Washington and continues to this day. This very detailed & wordy address takes over 9 pages and is signed in type: Andrew Jac... See More  

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541668

Famous Methodist minister attracts large crowds...

Item #541668

January 28, 1840

THE MADISONIAN, Washington D.C., Virginia, January 28, 1840 



* John Newland Maffitt...  Methodist preacher... 

* From the Nation's Capital... 




Page 3 has a report: "Religious Excitement in Cincinnati" which says: "Since...early...December, the Rev. J. N. Maffit has been preaching in the Wesleyan Chapel of this city. He delivers four or five sermons...e... See More  

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541167

Tunnel along the Whitewater Canal...

Item #541167

January 21, 1840

THE MADISONIAN, Washington DC, Jan. 21, 1840.



* General William Henry Harrison for President

* Whitewater Canal tunnel




A page 3 item from a Cincinnati paper says that Gen. Harrison was seen for the first time since the nomination, and that he was involved in the contract of a tunnel along the Whitewater Canal that passes through his farm at North Bend. Mentions that: "We have never se... See More  

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539430

Charles Dickens to publish a new work of humor...

Item #539430

September 18, 1839

THE MADISONIAN, Washington City, Washington, September 18, 1839 



* Charles Dickens... 

* Uncommon title... 




Page 3 has a short item reading: "Mr. Charles Dickens, the immortal Boz, has announced, through his publishers, Messrs. Chapman and Hall, another new periodical work of humor, to appear on the 1st of August next! The name is of course kept a profound mystery.&qu... See More  

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220368

William Henry Harrison, 1840...

Item #220368

February 06, 1840

THE MADISONIAN, Washington, dated Feb. 6, 1840.

 

* William Henry Harrison

* Campaign Song




Page 3 has a brief letter from Luzerne County containing the lyrics of an Irish Song in honor of Harrison, sung to the Air--Spring of Shillalah. Other news of the day with some advertisements. 4 pages in good condition.
... See More  

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220103

1812 James Madison....

Item #220103

January 31, 1812

SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Mass., Jan. 31, 1812.

 

* James Madison Army Law

* Salem  Massachusetts




On the front page under The New Army Law is: An Act To Raise And Additional Military Force. Takes two columns on the front page and concludes on page 2, signed in type: James Madison. Other news of the day with some ads. Has a foxing spot in the first head, bit of lite rubbi
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219551

Two-headed snake killed in 1839...

Item #219551

October 26, 1839

THE MADISONIAN, Washington, Oct. 26, 1839.

 

* Two-Headed Snake found and killed

* Leavenworth Iowa



Page 2 has a report from a Leavenworth, Iowa, paper about a snake killed on a farm. Says the snake was two feet in length had a head at each end, and could crawl both ways, plus a few other details. Mentions that the snake might be the only one of its kind ever known in America. O
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