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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 07, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 7, 1813
* re. Captain James Lawrence death
* re. USS Chesapeake v. HMS Shannon
Nearly 7 pages are taken up with: "Events of the War" within which are "Battle of Beaver Dam" "Retirement of Maj. Gen. Dearborn" "Military", a letter from Chilicothe, "Chesapeake and Shannon" which concerns the famo... See More
August 08, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 8, 1812 Inside includes: "Account of the Late Riots" in Baltimore with a related "Proclamation" by the mayor. Much on the War of 1812 with: "Military Notices - Naval" "Cop of a Letter from Colonel Cass to Gen. Hull" dated at Sandwich, Upper Canada; "False Reports" and more.
Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inche... 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
March 28, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 28, 1812 Inside has lengthy reporting from the "House of Representatives" which includes discussion headed: "State of Louisiana" concerning Louisiana joining the Union. Another page has: "The bill for the admission of Louisiana into the union has passed the house of representatives with a provision to include within the limits of... See More
June 26, 1830
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 26, 1830 Inside has a report concerning the creation of a government in "Colombia" noting: "The new constitution having been adopted...proceeded to elect a president and vice president of the republic...a deputation waited upon Bolivar & informed him of the result He congratulated them on the happy termination of their labors...&... See More
June 12, 1830
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 12, 1830 Inside has: "Texas" which includes in part: "...the grounds on which the department of Texas has been exempted from the operation of the decree abolishing slavery in the Mexican territories...They stated that the department no contained upwards of a thousand slaves who were at present useful to the colony, but who, if ... See More
March 27, 1830
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, March 27, 1830 Inside has an interesting article: "American Carpeting" concerning the creation of a a carpet manufacturing company in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, allowing Americans to no longer be dependent on foreign manufactures, followed by the: "President's Reply" congratulating American ingenuity, signed in type: Andrew Jackson.
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December 26, 1818
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 26, 1818 The first 13 pages are taken up with continued reporting on the: "Seminole War" and includes a wealth of letters and documents including 6 signed in type by: Andrew Jackson.
About one-third of the back page is taken up with an item with a small head: "Col. Boone" which notes in part: "The account of col. D. B... See More
June 15, 1816
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 15, 1816 An inside page has half a column headed: "Colonel Boone" which tells of a visit to Fort Osage, Missouri Territory, by Daniel Boone, including in part: "We have been honored by a visit from col. Boone, the first settler of Kentucky...He has established a colony or settlement...on the Missouri...The colonel cannot live wi... See More
April 28, 1832
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 28, 1832 Within this issue is an article headed: "Case Of Samuel Houston" which is concerning his trial for flogging William Stanberry. This report is quite lengthy, taking almost 6 pages, with a portion including: "...At the moment of stepping on the side walk Mr. Houston stood before me. I think he called me by my name, and i... See More
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
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
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
March 25, 1837
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 25, 1837 Page 2 has an interesting & quite involved report headed: "Battle of the Fur Traders With the Indians Near the Rocky Mountains", detailing just that. Page 14 has: "American Colonies In Africa".
Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, very nice condition.
As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of ... See More
May 27, 1837
NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 27, 1837 Inside has: "Santa Ana - Translated from the Manifesto of General Santa Ana" which is a lengthy letter from him regarding his capture, taking two columns.
Bits include: "On the 22nd of April I was made a prisoner by the Texian volunteers, but they did not know who I was. Having been brought before Houston, I was soon recognized b... See More
September 25, 1841
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 25, 1841
* Early Florida Everglades
The bkpg. has a very early article on: "The Everglades" which begins; "The Pay-hai-o-kee, grass-water of Everglades, comprises a large portion of Southern Florida...and separated from the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico by a pine barren..." with more descriptive text.
Another page has: &... See More
May 23, 1846
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 23, 1846 Although the ftpg. has an article concerning a treaty with the Kansas Indians, the overwhelming focus of this issue is on the Mexican War is almost 15 of the 16 pages are taken up with reports on that war. An incredible amount of war detail.
Sixteen pages, 8 1/4 by 11 3/4 inches, some loss to margins of the back leaf, nice condition.
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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
April 25, 1818
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 25, 1818 A very historic issue as an inside page has a nice article headed: "Flag of the United States" which references the recent Act of Congress which provides that: "...from & after the fourth day of July next the flag of the United States shall be thirteen horizontal stripes, alternate red and white, and that the union shal... See More
October 29, 1825
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, October 29, 1825 A front page report headed "The Erie Canal" begins: "Wednesday last was a great day in New York, the Erie canal being completed....Salutes were fired in succession....The first boat...is expected to arrive at New York on the 4th..." plus a related second report: "The Grand Salute" which begins: &... See More
April 05, 1823
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER Baltimore, April 5, 1823 This issue contains news of the day (mostly political) which includes on page 9 a very brief report about the possible sale of land in the Genesee country (New York) to the Jews for a Jewish colony.
Sixteen pages, 10 by 6 inches, nice condition.
As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines... See More
December 05, 1829
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 5, 1829 Inside has an interesting article on "The East Room" of the White House, noting is is very overdue for it to be refurbished: "...it was full of cobwebs, a few old chairs, lumbering benches, broken glass...The head of a republic ought to give an example of the thriftiness & virtuous habits of the people who put him there..... See More
April 03, 1830
NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 3, 1830 Page 4 has: "Texas" which reports in part: "Some quite violent articles are published in the Mexican papers as to the designs of the United States to secure the possession of Texas; and the introduction of slaves in s greatly complained of...that the president of Mexico has declared that the slaves already in Texas may remain as ... See More
October 02, 1830
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 2, 1830 Among the articles within are: "Negro Cloths", a letter signed in type: Andrew Jackson declining an offer to attend a public dinner in Knoxville; "Virginia Gold" "Origin of the Slave Trade"; a letter to John Adams concerning "Anticipated Revolutions" signed in type: Thomas Jefferson, datelines "M... See More
November 20, 1830
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 20, 1830
* Liverpool and Manchester Railway creation
Near the back are four pages taken up with a very detailed report of the historic "Liverpool and Manchester Railway".
The Liverpool and Manchester Railway opened on Sept. 15 1830 (this report is datelined Sept. 17) between the Lancashire towns of Liverpool and Manchester in Engla... See More
August 06, 1831
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 6, 1831 Inside has: "Indian Disturbances", from Belleville, Illinois, regarding the onset of what was to eventually develop into the Black Hawk War. Several follow-up reports as well.
Complete in 16 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, nice condition.
As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated ... See More
September 22, 1832
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 22, 1832
* Black Hawk War
Among the articles are: "Island of Cuba" with a list of its products; "Affair With the Indians" which includes: "...arrived at St. Louis on the 7th inst. having on board Black Hawk, the Prophet, and eleven head men of the Sacs and Foxes...Black Hawk and the Prophet were captured & delive... See More
March 15, 1817
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 15, 1817 The issue begins with: "The State of Our Country". Other items include: "Legislature of Delaware - Governor's Address" signed: John Clark; "Legislature of Kentucky" "General Armstrong Privateer"; a lengthy list of: "Appointments & Promotions" by the President, taking over half a pa... See More
April 10, 1830
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 10, 1830 Among the lengthy reports from Congress is a portion reading: "...Mr. Crockett moved to strike out the appropriation for West Point, and asked for the ayes and noes. An unsuccessful motion to adjourn was then made..." with just a bit more (see photos).
Among other reports in this issue are: "General Harrison" wit... See More
December 10, 1836
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 10, 1836 Over four pages inside are taken up with: "The Annual Message" being the President's state-of-the-union address, signed in type: Andrew Jackson. This lengthy address is an excellent overview of the events of 1836.
For coin collectors, a rare report on the new Gobrecht half dollar about to be issued, he... See More
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
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
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
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
March 28, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 28, 1812 Inside has lengthy reporting from the "House of Representatives" which includes discussion headed: "State of Louisiana" concerning Louisiana joining the Union.
Another page has: "The bill for the admission of Louisiana into the union has passed the house of representatives with a provision to include within the limits o... See More
November 21, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 21, 1812 The front page begins with a "Message from the President to Congress, signed: James Madison. Inside includes: "West Florida" "Russia & Spain" "Privateering" "Important Discovery" being perpetual motion; "The Slave Trade" and more. Near the back is over a full page on: "Events o... See More
February 06, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 6, 1813 Among the articles within are: "Naturalized Seamen" "Perpetual Motion", much reporting from "Proceedings of Congress", and there are 3 pages taken up with reports headed: "Events of the War".
Among the subheads are: "Military" "Army of the Centre" "Eastern Frontier" "Naval... See More
October 24, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 24, 1812 Among the articles are: "Distillation of Spirits" and a chart headed: "The War on the Ocean" "The British in the Peninsula".
Under the heading: "Events of the War" are several reports on the on-going War of 1812 including subheads: "Military" "Extract of a Letter from S. Dinsmore, Agent for ... See More
July 25, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 25, 1812 Pages 1 thru 6 have much concerning the "Journal of the Stamp Act Congress" held at New York, 1765. But also much on the War of 1812 from the beginning months including: "Alien Enemies" "An Act Respecting Alien Enemies" from 1793 signed in type by the President: John Adams; "Restoration of American Seamen" ... See More
June 20, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 20, 1812 An inside page has a lengthy: "Declaration of War" which takes over 1 1/2 columns and is signed in type by the President: James Madison. This is followed by related reporting from the "Committee on foreign relations..." which takes over 2 pages. And on the back page is the formal Act of Congress declaring war against England, ... See More
November 09, 1811
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, 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 since the War... See More
June 26, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 26, 1813 Pages 1, 2 & a bit of page 3 are taken up with a fascinating article headed "American Enterprize" which is a detailed report on a journey from the Pacific Ocean to Missouri. One of the earliest, detailed reports of a journey across the Western wilderness I have seen in a newspaper. See photos for the beginning.
There is also early ... See More
May 15, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 15, 1813 Inside contains a very nice account headed: "Capture of York" [present-day Toronto] which was the capital of Upper Canada at the time. It was the burning of York by the Americans which cussed the British to capture & burn Washington, D.C. Included is a dispatch signed: H. Dearborn which begins: "We are in full possession o... See More
June 12, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 12, 1813 The prime content in this issue is the report which has a small head: "The Chesapeake Frigate" which reports on the historic naval battle between the Chesapeake & the Shannon.
As noted near the beginning of the report: "...the Chesapeake frigate left Boston harbor...with the expectation of meeting the Shannon. We anticipated a... See More
June 05, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 5, 1813 Much reporting on the War of 1812 with nearly 6 pages of accounts under the heading: "Events Of The War". Included are items from Mobile with a Proclamation signed in type by: James Wilkinson; a report with small heading: "Capture of York [Toronto], in Canada" with much detail. Other items include: "Blockade of the C... 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.
There are other ... See More
June 19, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 19, 1813 Near the back is a significant report on one of the more notable naval battles of the War of 1812, the Chesapeake versus the Shannon.
The report has a small head: "The Chesapeake Frigate" with the article noting: "...informed that the day before they had parted with the Shannon, with the Chesapeake her prize, steering fro Halifax,... See More
September 18, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 18, 1813 The front page begins with: "Barbarities of the Enemy" which concerns: "...the spirit and manner in which the war has been waged on the part of the enemy...and the general bad treatment of our people..." with details taking the entire ftpg. as well as all of pgs. 2, 3 & half of pg. 4.
"Events of the War" report... See More
September 04, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 4, 1813 Inside has: "Events of the War" taking over 11 pages to provide the latest news from the War of 1812.
It begins with: "The Chesapeake & Shannon - It is a glorious fact, for which we have the unanimous testimony of the enemy, that our naval heroes finished of their fame by the humanity they observed to the conquered...&quo... See More
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