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680710

Reporting on the War of 1812...

Item #680710

January 22, 1814

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 22, 1814  Much reporting from "Congress" includes letters signed in type by James Madison, John Q. Adams and James Monroe. Also: "Events of the War" is nearly 2 pages of reports from the on-going War of 1812 including subheads: "Traitors--Actual & Moral" "Flag of Truce" "the Niagara Frontier" "The ... See More  

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651379

Napoleon retreats to Paris: soon to be exiled to Elba...

Item #651379

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  

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647670

Much on the War of 1812... Background on the Battle of the Thames...

Item #647670

January 15, 1814

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 15, 1814  Inside has over 2 pages on: "Proctor's Papers" prefaced with: "The following letters found among major-general Proctor's baggage captured on the Thames unfold many curious facts--and also show that the enemy's force...was much greater in the Upper Province than has been generally supposed." and what follows are man... 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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647672

Much on the War of 1812...

Item #647672

January 01, 1814

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 1, 1814  Among the articles are: "To the People of Virginia" "Legislature of Ohio--Governor's Message" "Proceedings of Congress" "Naval Law Case" & more. There are over 3 pages taken up with: "Events of the War" reporting on the latest news from the on-going War of 1812. Among its subheads & rep... See More  

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681330

Battle of Fort Meigs...

Item #681330

May 26, 1813

NEW-YORK HERALD, May 26, 1813  Beginning on the front page and taking over half of page 3 are various fine & detailed accounts of the siege of Fort Meigs.

A British force under Brigadier-General Henry Procter failed to capture Fort Meigs, but they did win a victory over an American relief force. Work on building Fort Meigs began after the American defeat at Frenchtown in January of 1813,... 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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680320

Reports from the War of 1812...

Item #680320

January 23, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 23, 1813  Among the reports re: "American Ingenuity" "American Gallantry" "the Heroes of King's Mountain" from the Revolutionary War battle; a full page chart: "A Statement of the Annual Revenue of the United States" "British Love of 'Liberty' "  and more.

The section headed: "Events ... See More  

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619088

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

Item #619088

January 16, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 16, 1813  Among the articles are: "Legislature of South Carolina - An Act to Prevent Dueling" "East Florida" "Mint Establishment", and nearly 3 pages under the heading: "Our Naval Victories".

Over 3 1/2 pages are headed: "Events of the War" with various subheads including: "Military"; a letter si... See More  

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619086

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

Item #619086

January 09, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 9, 1813  Content includes: "Medal & Premiums" "Law Case--Clark, the Spy" "Military Supplies" which includes a lengthy chart; "American Seamen" "Treaty of Peace" with Sweden; "Distribution of Prize Money" split evenly between the govt. and the captors of vessels; and more.

Taking over 2 pages ... See More  

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153566

Has the collectable Carrier's Address...

Item #153566

January 04, 1813

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Jan. 4, 1813  Taking a full column on the front page is: The Carrier Of The Independent Chronicle To Its Patrons being the carriers address.

Four pages, a bit of stray writing in the margin above the masthead, two foxing spots in unrelated text, occasional foxing.

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685723

Court case for stealing a hog...

Item #685723

January 03, 1813

A court document dated at the bottom: January 3, 1813 from Lycoming Country, Pennsylvania. The details note that: "...Thomas Mayberry..." and others noted: "...with force and arms one black hogg of the value of six dollars of the goods and chattels of Patrick Hughes,...did steal, take and carry away to the great damage of the said Patrick Hughes & against the peace & dignity... See More  

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673019

Impressment of seamen... On the Constitution vs. the Guerriere...

Item #673019

January 02, 1813

BOSTON PATRIOT, Jan. 2, 1813  Over two front page columns are taken up with: "Impressment Of Seamen". Inside includes: "Com. Rodgers' Squadron" being a lengthy naval report. Also: "Naval Dinner" "War Intelligence On the Ocean" "Civil Honors to Naval Heroism" which concerns the Constitution vs. the Guerriere.

Four pages, archival strengthe... 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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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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665133

Great & detailed account of the Battle of Tippecanoe...

Item #665133

January 28, 1812

NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT, Concord, Jan. 28, 1812 



* Battle of Tippecanoe

* William Henry Harrison




The back page has an excellent and very lengthy, detailed account of the Battle of Tippecanoe, datelined from "Vincennes, December 13th, 1811" and signed in type: Wm. H. Harrison.

This is followed by a "P.S" from Harrison, then a report beginning: "The undersigned&... 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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672088

The New Madrid earthquake... Battle of Tippecanoe...

Item #672088

January 04, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 4, 1812



* Battle of Tippecanoe

* William Henry Harrison

* New Madrid earthquake




Near the back is an early item concerning the disastrous New Madrid earthquake before it was known as such. The report includes: "Several shocks by earthquakes have been felt in various parts of the southern and western states...It seems probable that some dreadful cala... See More  

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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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672273

Exceedingly rare Napoleon occupation newspaper...

Item #672273

January 05, 1811

COURRIER D'AMSTERDAM or the COURIER VAN AMSTERDAM, January 5, 1811 (No. 5) 



* Exceedingly rare Napoleon Bonaparte occupation newspaper



This was a daily newspaper published in Amsterdam during the French occupation of Holland. It is bilingual: half printed in French and half in Dutch. Two mastheads as well, one in each language.

In 1810 Napoleon Bonaparte annexed Holland to his empi... 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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203392

Fontainebleau Decree...

Item #203392

January 25, 1810

UNITED STATES GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Jan. 25, 1810



*Napoleon type signature...

*Adieu to Love...




The back page of this issue has the "Fontaineblue Decree" signed in type: Napoleon. Concerned the import and export of "colonial produce".  This issue also has:  "Manuscript Fugitive Poetry, No. II, An Adieu To Love". Uneven at the spine, sma... See More  

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667413

Jefferson's message to Congress...

Item #667413

January 26, 1809

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Jan. 26, 1809 



* President Thomas Jefferson



Page 2 contains a "Message" to Congress concerns relations with Europe. It is signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, good condition.

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150528

Item #150528

January 05, 1809

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Jan. 5, 1809 The "New Year's Address Of The Carrier of the Chronicle" takes all of the first column on the ftpg. re. the Carrier's Address in the form of a poem. Some foxing.

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153540

Has the annual Carrier's Address...

Item #153540

January 05, 1809

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Jan. 5, 1809  The front page contains the desired: "New Year's Address Of The Carrier of the Chronicle", called the carrier's address.

Four pages, a bit of edge wear and a few very minor tears, occasional foxing.

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538292

William Hogarth print...

Item #538292

January 01, 1809

"After" Hogarth engraving dated January 1, 1809



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after a work by William Hogarth titled "Industry & Idleness".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realisti

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538315

William Hogarth print...

Item #538315

January 01, 1809

"After" Hogarth engraving dated January 1, 1809



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Harlot's Progress".





William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic p

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677725

America prohibits the importation of slaves (1807)...

Item #677725
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, March, 1807  Under: "Abstract of Foreign Occurrences" is a brief yet notable report: "The American Congress has passed a bill for the abolition of the slave trade, by a majority of 24---the numbers being ayes 73, noes 49." This refers to the significant "Act Prohibiting Importation of Slaves" which was signed into la... See More  

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668131

Some great content on the Burr Conspiracy...

Item #668131

January 28, 1807

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 28, 1807 



* Colonel Aaron Burr



The ftpg. has a notable Proclamation signed by William Claiborne, gov. of the Louisiana Territory, concerning the Burr Conspiracy. It begins: "Whereas I have received information that certain persons are combining & confederating in a traitorous project to subvert the authority of the government of th... See More  

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538371

William Hogarth print...

Item #538371

January 01, 1807

"After" Hogarth engraving dated January 1, 1807



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Harlot's Progress".





William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic p

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538301

William Hogarth print...

Item #538301

January 01, 1807

"After" Hogarth engraving dated January 1, 1807



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Noon".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic portraiture to comic

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648711

Amazing Grace... Abolishing slavery (British) discusion...

Item #648711
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, January, 1807  Within this 90+ page issue is a report headed: "Proceedings In the First Session of the Third Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland, 1806", which begins: "Lord Grenville brought in a Bill for abolishing the Slave Trade, which was read the first time." This brief report was the init... See More  

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214362

Stock Prices Of 1806...

Item #214362

January 27, 1806

BOSTON GAZETTE, Jan. 27, 1806.

 

* Stock Prices

* 1806 Boston Massachusetts




Taking much of the front page is a large chart: Wholesale Prices Current At Boston. Also has the Prices Of Stocks Premiums of Insurance and Course Of Exchange. News of the day includes: "Colonial Trade" "Inland Improvements" "Grand Army" and more. 4 pages in good condition.
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680932

Five American newspapers: 1803-1809...

Item #680932

April 20, 1803

Five very early 19th century American newspapers: New York Herald, April 20, 1803; United States' Gazette, Nov. 2, 1809; Columbian Centinel, Aug. 24, 1808; New England Palladium, Jan. 8, 1805; and Providence Gazette, Oct. 28, 1809. All five are good "newsy" newspapers of folio size, 4 pages, some margin tears, generally good condition. A nice set of five different, early newspapers.... See More  

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682511

Very early Charleston...

Item #682511

January 29, 1803

CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 29, 1803  A volume I issue (number 18) of this famous title from the South. The front page begins with the "Prospectus" of the newspaper, focusing on its intent, purpose, and style of the newspaper. The back page has 14 illustrated ship advertisements. The front page has a lengthy article concerning the trial of James Callender, the controver... See More  

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652144

Great item on Dickinson College in Carlisle...

Item #652144

January 28, 1803

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, January 28, 1803 



* Very early Dickinson College

* Advertisement for admission




The back page has a terrific & quite detailed notice headed: "DICKINSON COLLEGE" which details the stringent requirements of the students, and that: "...trustees & professors are equally solicitous that the seminary should be placed on a resp... See More  

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677301

Uncommon and decorative title...

Item #677301

January 15, 1803

THE WESTMINSTER JOURNAL & OLD BRITISH SPY, London, Jan. 15, 1803



* Rare 19th century publication



I am not sure we've ever offered this title before. Two nice engravings in the masthead and a partial red tax stamp at the top.

Mostly British reports including an account of a mutiny.

Four pages, close-trimmed at the bottom affects some of the last lines at the bottom of the pages. Oth... See More  

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675310

Very early Charleston...

Item #675310

January 14, 1803

CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 14, 1803 



* Very rare & early Southern publication



A volume I issue (number 5) of this famous title from the South. Page 2 has a report from the Secretary of the Navy, as well as a report of the Secretary of State to the President, signed in type respectively: Robert Smith, and James Madison.

Four pages, slightly irregular at the blank spine... See More  

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632869

Carriers' address for 1803...

Item #632869

January 04, 1803

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 4, 1803 



* New Year's carrier address



Almost the full first 2 columns are taken up with the carrier's address poem: "To The Patrons", a tradition in one of the first issues of the new year (see below for details).

Four pages, various foxing/staining, partially loose at the spine.



Background (Carrier's Address): Carriers' addresses were... See More  

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666981

Thomas Paine to return to America... Death of John Jay's wife...

Item #666981

June 08, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, June 8, 1802  Page 6 has: "Tom Paine" noting: "...Tom Pine has lately received an invitation from Mr. Jefferson to return to America & means to embark for that country in about a fortnight...".

Also a report of the death of: "Mrs. Sarah Jay, the amiable and much respected wife of his excellency John Jan, l... See More  

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667411

Jefferson on selling land in D.C. to pay the debts...

Item #667411

January 26, 1802

NEW YORK EVENING POST, Jan. 26, 1802 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* Washington D.C. land sale




Page 2 has an interesting letter to Congress from the President concerning the city of Washington, more specifically the money that is due to Maryland and the measured sale of land in the city to meet it debts, etc. It is signed in type: Thos. Jefferson.

Four pages, a piece from the spine d... See More  

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597601

Report of the Secretary of the Treasury...

Item #597601

January 13, 1802

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 13, 1802  Most of the front page is taken up with a continued: "Report from the Secretary of the Treasury...". Other various news & ads of the day including 22 illustrated ship ads on the back page.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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606964

A religious magazine to support endeavors among the heathen...

Item #606964

January 01, 1802

THE CONNECTICUT EVANGELICAL MAGAZINE, (Hartford), January, 1802  As the title would suggest, content is almost exclusively religious, with the first article: "A Letter on the Divine Inspiration of the Holy Scriptures". As noted in Mott's "History & Bibliography Of American Magazines": "...its profits to go to missionary endeavors in the new American settlement... See More  

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659530

Meteorological Diary and Theatrical Register...

Item #659530
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, January, 1802  The back of the cover shows both the Meteorological Diary and Theatrical Register - that latter being a list of the various theatrical performances which were taking place in London which includes many plays which are still found on stage in the 21st century. Quite interesting. Other news of the day from throughout the world is als... See More  

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658473

On George Washington's death & funeral... Front page report of his death...

Item #658473

January 08, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL & MASSACHUSETTS FEDERALIST, Boston, January 8, 1800 



* President George Washington death - funeral



The front page has a nice account headed: "Washington's Last Illness" which begins: "Some time in the night of Friday, the 10th instant, having been exposed to a rain on the proceeding day, General Washington was attacked with an inflammatory affec... See More  

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677088

Lengthy report on the XYZ Affair...

Item #677088

January 31, 1799

THE UNIVERSAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Jan. 31, 1799  The entire front page, all of page 4, and a portion of page 2 are taken ump with the report of the Secretary of State concerning the troubles between the United States and France, known as the XYZ Affair, which would lead to the Quasi-War. It is prefaced with a note signed by the President, John Adams, and signed at its conclusion ... See More  

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648621

Duel between two military officers...

Item #648621

January 30, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston,  Jan. 30, 1799  Page 2 has a "Message" signed in type: John Adams, which introduces some documents concerning the situation in France. Also a report on: "A Duel" fought between Majors Cushing and Lewis, with details.

Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, light foxing, good condition.

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605766

Firepower for the "approaching season"...

Item #605766

January 12, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 12, 1799  Page 2 has a lengthy speech by the Mass. governor, signed in script type: Increase Sumner. The back page features a very interesting & unusual illustrated ad for "Gunnery Articles Suitable for the Approaching Season". One wonders what the season is, as the illustration shows a cannon (see).

Four pages, wear at the margins with minimal ... See More  

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648583

Much on the Napoleonic Wars...

Item #648583

January 02, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 2, 1799  Page 2 has a letter addressed to: "Thomas Jefferson, Vice President of the United States" concerning being an elector for President, signed: "A Plain American". Pg. 2 also has much on the Napoleonic Wars, with: "Official Account of the Amputation of Another Limb of the French Monster" "From Gibraltar" "Buon... See More  

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651431

Admiral Nelson victorious at the Battle of the Nile...

Item #651431
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1799 



* Lord Horatio Nelson victorious over Napoleon Bonaparte

* Battle of the Nile



The prime content in this issue is the excellent and detailed account of Sir Horatio Nelson's victory over French at the Battle of the Nile, or the Battle of Aboukir Bay. This is actually part of a very lengthy continuing article from a previous issue. Inc... See More  

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