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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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649984

Creating many cities in the Midwest... Liberating slaves...

Item #649984

July 04, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 4, 1818



* Western emigration

* Emancipation of slaves




A great issue on the beginnings of some notable cities in Ohio, Indiana and Illinois with an article headed: "The Public Lands" beginning: "...I proceed in this letter to give a brief account of the several land offices now in operation for the sale of the public lands in the sta... 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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649930

James Monroe is re-elected... Rare mention of Daniel Boone...

Item #649930

December 16, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  Dec. 16, 1820  The back page has a report with a small head: "Presidential Election" which begins: "It is probable that Mr. Monroe has been re-elected president by an almost unanimous vote & Mr.Tompkins re-elected  vice president..." with a bit more.

This issue comes with a "Supplement" which includes a rare ... See More  

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649891

General Samuel Houston... Trail of Tears...

Item #649891

May 16, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 16, 1829 



* Trail of Tears 

* Samuel Houston 

* North Carolina gold




Page 3 has an article with a small head: "Gen. Houston" which has some speculation on why this former governor of Tennessee is leaving, ending with: "...They relate to domestic misfortunes. He has not only resigned the governor's chair of Tennesse... 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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649479

Battle of Tippecanoe... Lengthy & detailed account...

Item #649479

December 28, 1811

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 28, 1811



* Battle of Tippecanoe

* William Henry Harrison




 Perhaps the prime content in this issue is a report on the Battle of Tippecanoe, headed: "Battle On The Wabash" and prefaced with: "...message from the President of the United States, enclosing governor Harrison's two letters...on the late engagement with the Indian... See More  

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649457

Efforts of the United States to occupy West Florida...

Item #649457

November 16, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 16, 1811



* West Florida dispute

* re. Little Belt Affair

* President James Monroe




Page 3 has: "Occupation of Florida" which concerns: "...the measures pursued by the United States for the military occupation of West Florida...". Further on are four pages of: "Correspondence Between Mr. Monroe and Mr. Foster on the Subject of the... See More  

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649452

Causes & Necessity For Taking Up Arms... Louisiana...

Item #649452

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  

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649449

The Little Belt Affair: War of 1812 about to begin...

Item #649449

September 21, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 21, 1811  The first 6 pages are taken up with a great & very detailed account of the Little Belt Affair, a naval battle between the U.S. ship President & the British ship Little Belt, an event which was a catalyst for the War of 1812. Headed: "President and Little Belt" it includes a letter from Commodore Rodgers to the Secretary of the ... See More  

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649448

Venezuela strives for independence...

Item #649448

September 14, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 14, 1811  The first five pages are focused on the hoped-for independence of Venezuela, with: "A Declaration of Rights by the People of Venezuela" which includes: "Sovereignty of The People"  "Rights Of Man In Society" "Duties of Man In Society" and "Duties of the Social Body". This is followed by the:... 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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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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649108

The Baltimore riots... War of 1812...

Item #649108

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  

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649099

Horrid murders by Indians... War of 1812...

Item #649099

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  

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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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649090

Creating a government in Colombia... Indian lands and laws...

Item #649090

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  

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649089

Slavery in Texas, relocating the Indians, reports on "The Jews"...

Item #649089

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  

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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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649044

Daniel Boone is not dead... Andrew Jackson & the Seminole Indian War...

Item #649044

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  

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649041

An 1816 visit with Daniel Boone...

Item #649041

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  

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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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648949

Causes & Necessity For Taking Up Arms... Louisiana...

Item #648949

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  

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648948

William H. Harrison on the Battle of Tippecanoe... Louisiana described...

Item #648948

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  

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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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648822

Most of the issue is taken up with Mexican War reports..

Item #648822

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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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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648644

Jewish colony in Genesee country...

Item #648644

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.



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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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647965

Early report of Davy Crockett in Congress...

Item #647965

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  

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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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647759

Reports from the War of 1812...

Item #647759

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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647758

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

Item #647758

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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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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647753

Discussing the slave trade...

Item #647753

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  

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