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651854

Praise for Colonel Davy Crockett...

Item #651854

September 07, 1833

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 7, 1833  An inside page has an article with small heading: "Col. Crockett" which begins: "A great deal has been said in the newspapers concerning col. Crockett, who has been again elected a member of congress from Tennessee. It was the misfortune of the colonel to have received no school education in his youth, and since to have ha... See More  

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651847

The American naval establishment...

Item #651847

May 31, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 31, 1817  The front page has: "A Naval Establishment" which also takes most of page 2. Also inside are: "The Southern Indians" and much more.

Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, nice condition.



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651670

The temper of Sir Isaac Newton...

Item #651670

July 25, 1798

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, London, July 25, 1798  The bottom of page 7 has an interesting item concerning: "The temper of Sir Isaac Newton..." (see).

Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 12 1/2 inches, nice condition. Partial red tax stamp on the ftpg.

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651247

Caracas & Carthagena independence... rare mention of The Inquisition...

Item #651247

February 01, 1812

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 1, 1812 



*  Carthagena's independence

*  Rare mention of The Inquisition

*  Report from Caracas re: their independence




Page 7 has under the heading "South America" mention of the manifesto of Carthagena, stating in part that in the previous November, they had declared themselves to be: "A FREE, SOV... See More  

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651072

Much regarding The Shakers: their customs and beliefs...

Item #651072

September 21, 1822

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 21, 1822  Starting on page 37 and continuing to the top of page 39 is "The Shakers" which is a lengthy article providing at least one early 19th century perception of the beliefs and customs of the Shakers.

Of note is their belief that there is to be no resurrection of the body upon death. The specific group of Shakers being describ... See More  

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651007

James Oglethorpe & the Trustees of Georgia...

Item #651007
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1732  Near the back is the "Monthly Intelligencer" which includes a list of the: "Trustees Appointed for Establishing the New Colony in Georgia, Incorporated by a Charter now Passing" and which includes within the list: James Oglethorpe (see photos). There is also a brief item: "From South Carolina".

The issue begins w... See More  

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650858

Pirates in the Caribbean... U.S. coins... Banking...

Item #650858

June 12, 1819

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 12, 1819  Much on "Banks and Banking" and over 4 pages on: "Regulation of Coins - Important Report".

The back page has a small item: "Piracies, frequently accompanied by murder, are frequent in the West India seas--and patriots also deal in slaves. We are disgusted with the abuses of the South American flags."

Sixteen... See More  

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650838

Overtaking the Indians in Florida... Second Seminole War...

Item #650838

January 12, 1839

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 12, 1839  Included are 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Occupation Of Florida" which is introduced with: "A bill to provide for the armed occupation and settlement of that part of Florida which is now overrun and infested by marauding bands of hostile Indians." with all six Sections.

Much more reporting from the federal governmen... See More  

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650820

Executed as pirates... Slavery in Missouri?

Item #650820

May 27, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 27, 1820  The back page has a note concerning "Missouri" that: "...the great question, whether the further introduction of slaves shall be prohibited or not, by the constitution now about to be formed, most seriously occupies the public attention. The result appears to be doubtful." and a report headed: 'Pirates" which ha... See More  

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650819

Death of General George Rogers Clark...

Item #650819

March 14, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 14, 1818  The back page has a short but historic item: "A great man has fallen--Gen. George Rogers Clark died at Locusts Grove, in Kentucky...in the 66th year of his age. He was considered as the father of the western country...".

Much other news of the day including a great deal on politics. Complete in 16 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, ... See More  

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650817

Battle of the Beaver Dams...

Item #650817

April 20, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 20, 1816  This issue contains "Battle of the Beaver Dams" report which is almost two pages in length and also contains a full page map diagram.

The article  begins with a report from Colonel Boerstler to the people of the United States and includes a Report and Opinion from the court. This is referencing "... On my return I dee... See More  

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650576

Anger over the Trail of Tears...... Franklin quote...

Item #650576

August 01, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 1, 1829  The top of the ftpg. has a small bit about Martin Van Buren, Secretary of State at the time, being granted an honorary doctorate of law degree from Rutgers' College.

Inside has an article: "Slavery In Colombia" as well as: "Georgia And The Cherokees" being a letter from the brother of a chief and his anger at their ... See More  

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650364

American tobacco exports... The Cherokee Nation...

Item #650364

June 27, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 27, 1829



* Article re: the Cherokee Nation

* Chart on the exporting of American tobacco to foreign countries




Much of the news in this newspaper is government related. Featured in this issue is a report, along with a chart, of the exportation of American tobacco to various countries. Also a report on the Cherokee Nation.  

Sixteen pages, 6 by... See More  

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650285

Discussing the Navy... The slave trade...

Item #650285

April 14, 1821

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 14, 1821  Over two pages are taken up with a lengthy & detailed report headed: "Navy of the United States" with discussion on costs of operations, etc. The report is signed in type by: John Rodgers. Nearly 1 1/2 pages are taken up with: "Slave Trade" which has much discussion on this controversial subject.

Complete in ... See More  

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650281

Slave uprising in Jamaica...

Item #650281

February 25, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 25, 1832  Within this issue is an article with a small heading: "Jamaica" with the report beginning: "We have awful details of the late proceedings of the slaves in this island One hundred and fifty estates had been laid waste by fire...More than two thousand slaves had been killed or executed--hung up by scores, and without much... See More  

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650276

Proclamation from the British victor...

Item #650276

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  

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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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649956

Anger over the Trail of Tears... Franklin quote...

Item #649956

August 01, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 1, 1829  The top of the ftpg. has a small bit about Martin Van Buren, Secretary of State at the time, being granted an honorary doctorate of law degree from Rutgers' College.

Inside has an article: "Slavery In Colombia" as well as: "Georgia And The Cherokees" being a letter from the brother of a chief and his anger at their ... See More  

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649931

Martin Van Buren is elected President of the United States...

Item #649931

February 11, 1837

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 11, 1837  Near the back is a report from Congress which includes, in part, a report of the formal election of Martin Van Buren as President, evidenced by a chart of the electoral vote by state.

The text reads in part: "...the return of electoral votes from each state was opened, read & recorded...After the counting of the votes was complet... See More  

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649896

Reporting the death of John Jay...

Item #649896

May 23, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 23, 1829 



* John Jay death



Page 6 has a brief & inconspicuous--yet notable--report of the death of John Jay, the nation's first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court: "The venerable John Jay, formerly chief justice of the United States,, etc. died in Westchester county, New York, on Sunday last in the 85th year of his age. The New Yor... 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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649443

The Indians declare war...

Item #649443

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  

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649442

Barbarities of the British upon the Americans...

Item #649442

August 14, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 14, 1813 



* War of 1812

* British barbarities




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 b... See More  

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649441

A poor transcription of the famous "Don't give up the ship!" quote?

Item #649441

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  

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649093

Louisiana to become a state...

Item #649093

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  

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649085

Making carpets in America... Andy Jackson Proclamation...

Item #649085

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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649021

Much on the Sam Houston flogging incident...

Item #649021

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  

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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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648863

Fur traders battle with the Indians...

Item #648863

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.



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648859

Informative letter from the captured Santa Ana...

Item #648859

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  

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648834

Early newspaper account o the Florida Everglades...

Item #648834

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  

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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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648728

Formalizing the United States flag as new states join the Union...

Item #648728

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  

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648722

The Erie Canal is completed...

Item #648722

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  

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648150

The East Room of the White House needs to be refurbished...

Item #648150

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  

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648148

Prelude to the Alamo: slavery in Texas...

Item #648148

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  

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648146

Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson...

Item #648146

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  

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648137

This historic Liverpool & Manchester Railway...

Item #648137

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  

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648136

Prelude to the Black Hawk Indian War...

Item #648136

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.



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648133

Capture of Black Hawk and the Prophet...

Item #648133

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  

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647970

Captain Oliver Hazard Perry...

Item #647970

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  

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647789

Jackson's annual message... The new Gobrecht half dollar coin...

Item #647789

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  

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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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647757

Louisiana to become a state...

Item #647757

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  

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647752

Reports from the War of 1812...

Item #647752

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  

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647750

Latest from the War of 1812...

Item #647750

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  

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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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