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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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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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647749

Early from the War of 1812...

Item #647749

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  

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647748

War is declared, beginning the War of 1812...

Item #647748

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  

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647745

Madison's state-of-the-union address...

Item #647745

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  

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647742

Journey from the Pacific Ocean to Missouri... Chesapeake vs. Shannon... Constitution vs. Java...

Item #647742

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  

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647741

Americans capture Toronto, instigating the capture & burning of Washington, D.C...

Item #647741

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  

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647740

The Chesapeake & the Shannon...

Item #647740

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  

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647739

Sackett's Harbor... Capture of Toronto...

Item #647739

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  

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647738

Broadside front page celebrating America's naval successes...

Item #647738

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  

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647697

The Chesapeake & the Shannon... Battle of Sackett's Harbor...

Item #647697

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  

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647694

Enterprize vs. the Boxer... Barbarities of the enemy...

Item #647694

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  

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647692

Battle of Fort Stephenson with a diagram...

Item #647692

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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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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647677

Much reporting on the War of 1812...

Item #647677

November 20, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 20, 1813  Among the articles are: "Progress of the Enemy" and "Events of the War" takes over 6 pages with content including: "Military"; a letter from Sackett's Harbor; "General Orders" from Edward Baynes; "Naval"; an interesting chart headed: "Maritime War" with a list of U.S. and British ves... See More  

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647675

Much reporting on the War of 1812...

Item #647675

December 04, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 4, 1813  Among the reports are: "The War-Tax Laws" "Captain Jesse D. Elliot" "Governor Shelby" "Vermont Militia" with a section headed: "Events of the War" taking over 6 pages & including subheads: "Military--The Northern Armies" "Official Correspondence--From Gen. Wilkinson to the Secret... See More  

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647674

State-of-the-union address... Much on the War of 1812...

Item #647674

December 11, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 11, 1813  Within its pages are: "Catholics of Ireland" "Banking Capital of New York" and much more, but the prime content would be the: "President's Message" which takes nearly 3 pages and is signed in type: James Madison. This is the President's annual state-of-the-union address, with much content concerning the on-go... See More  

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647673

Victory over the Creek Indians... Battle of Lake Erie...

Item #647673

December 25, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 25, 1813  The issue begins with: "The Embargo Law" which takes 3 pages. Also inside: "Female Heroism". Seven pages are taken up with: "Events of the War" which has a great wealth of content on the War of 1812. Among the reports & subheads here are: "Military--Wilkinson's Army" "The Southern Indians&... 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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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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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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647664

Much on the military actions of Andrew Jackson, in his own words...

Item #647664

February 26, 1814

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 26, 1814  Within its pages is: "Events of the War" which consume nearly 7 of the 16 pages with the latest news from the on-going War of 1812. Among the reports and subheads are: "Vigilance"; a letter signed in type by: James Monroe; "Baltimore Vessels" "Additional Rules for the Recruiting Service"; 3 letters signed i... See More  

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647662

Two letters signed by William Henry Harrison...

Item #647662

April 16, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 16, 1814  Contains much reporting on the War of 1812 including letters signed by John Armstrong, Wm. Henry Harrison, Geo. McClure taking 3 pages. Also: "Brig. Gen. Tecumseh" "Events of the War" which takes 6 pages with various letters of correspondence.

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



As noted in W... See More  

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647659

Much on the War of 1812... The census report of 1810...

Item #647659

May 21, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 21, 1814  Most of the front page is taken up with a detailed chart headed: "Census of the White Population of the United States for 1810", by state & territory (see photos). Much more detail on the census is presented in the next 5 pages including some account of the slaves.

About 3 pages of war-related reports are under the heading: &... See More  

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647658

Much reporting on the War of 1812...

Item #647658

May 28, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 28, 1814  Inside has over 3 1/2 pages under the heading: "Events of the War" with much reporting on the on-going War of 1812.

Among various subheads are: "Paper Battles" "Military" "A Flag of Truce"; a letter signed in type by General John Floyd with his brigade orders beginning: "In consequence of t... See More  

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647655

Andy Jackson gets a promotion... Attacking Texas...

Item #647655

June 04, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 4, 1814  Inside has over 6 pages taken up with: "Events of the War" reporting on the on-going War of 1812. Among the reports are a letter from Col. Hawkins concerning the Creek Indian War, plus a lengthier letter signed in type: Andrew Jackson, with more reporting on the Creek War.

Another document is headed: "Traitors" beg... See More  

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647654

President Madison on the Embargo... Andrew Jackson & others...

Item #647654

July 02, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 2, 1814  The first 3 pages are taken up with a lengthy: "Report On The Fisheries" including a full front page chart, with notation that it is "By Thomas Jefferson".

Inside  has 6 1/2 pages of "Events of the War" concerning the on-going War of 1812. Among the subheads and reports are: "The Army" whic... See More  

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647653

More on the Battle of Chippewa...

Item #647653

August 06, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 6, 1814  Over 5 pages are taken up with: "Events of the War" with reports & subheads including: "Neutrals at Halifax" "General Order" "Capture of Eastport" "Military" "Naval" "Launch of the Java" "Exchange of Prisoners" and more. The back page is mostly taken ... See More  

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647652

Diagram of the Battle of Chippewa...

Item #647652

August 13, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 13, 1814  The front page begins with a report continued from the Supplement of the previous issue. It is followed by a report concerning the Battle of Chippewa, then followed by: "Brigade Orders" dated at Chippawa, July 10, 1814 carrying over to pg. 2. Pg. 2 also has: "British Official Account of the Battle of Chippewa" which inc... See More  

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647646

Siege of Fort Erie...

Item #647646

October 27, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 27, 1814  Inside has a lengthy report headed: "Gen. Brown's Splendid Action" which is his report on the siege of Fort Erie and also includes the list of the killed, wounded and missing. Also in this issue: "For the Champlain Frontier" "Events of the War" and more.

Sixteen pages 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, generally... See More  

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647645

Defence of Stonington...

Item #647645

November 05, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 5, 1814  Page 2 has: "Defence of Stonington", and other articles include: "Brutality of  the Enemy" "New Military Force" "Events of the War" and more.

Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, lite scattered foxing, otherwise in very good condition.



As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) o... See More  

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647636

King of England's Proclamation on the end of the War of 1812...

Item #647636

May 20, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 20, 1815  Inside under: "War Events" is the official: "Proclamation" by the King of England ending the War of 1812, beginning: "Whereas a treaty of peace and friendship between his majesty and the United States of America hath been concluded at Ghent on the 24th day of December..." with more. This is followed by mor... See More  

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647634

Details of the infamous Dartmoor prison massacre...

Item #647634

June 17, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 17, 1815  The issue begins with nearly 2 pages of "Naval Affairs". Nearly four pages are taken up with a very lengthy & detailed report titled; "Dartmoor Massacre", which was a tragedy of the War of 1812 with American prisoners being severely mistreated in this British prison.

The report notes near the beginning: "... See More  

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647620

On Wellington and Buonaparte... The Peacock and Hornet...

Item #647620

August 26, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 26, 1815  Page 2 is mostly taken up with: "War Events: Copy of a Letter from Captain Biddle to Commodore Decatur" dated on board the Hornet being his report on the work of the Hornet and the Peacock.

Another page has: "Of The Great Battles" beginning: "The following is given as Wellington's force previous to the attack ... See More  

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647618

Allowing Indiana to become a state...

Item #647618

June 01, 1816

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

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647617

Description of Louisiana...

Item #647617

July 27, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 27, 1816  Perhaps the best content in this issue is the nice front page article titled: "Darby's Louisiana" which carries over to take all of pg. 2 and most of pg. 3. This is a very early & descriptive article on this new land gained through the Louisiana Purchase less than 13 years prior. Included are two charts, one of the p... See More  

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647615

Founding of Terre Haute, Indiana......

Item #647615

April 05, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 5, 1817  The back page has a brief yet significant item on the founding of the city of Terre Haute, Indiana, headed: "The Wilderness" reading: "A new town, called Terre Haute, is laying out near Fort Harrison, Indiana. Lots therein were sold to the amount of 21,000 dollars in one day."

Content includes: "Soldiers' Boun... See More  

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647605

The diminishing American Indian... States to join the Union...

Item #647605

November 14, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 14, 1818  The first 3 ages contains a very interesting article on the American Indians, titled; "The American Aborigines" and beginning: "This people is rapidly passing away. Treaty after treaty & cession after cession, curtains the extent of their domain. The wild animals of the forest, on which they mainly depended for food, ret... See More  

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647604

Monroe's state-of-the-union address...

Item #647604

November 21, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 21, 1818  Inside has 6 pages of detailed charts on the various imports into the United States. Further on is the: "Message" of the President to Congress, being the annual state-of-the-union address signed in type: James Monroe. This address takes nearly 4 pages.

Complete in 16 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, in general very good condit... See More  

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647595

The Denmark Vesey slave revolt...

Item #647595

July 13, 1822

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 13, 1822  The back page has a report of the Denmark Vesey slave revolt, noting that six slaves were executed in Charleston.

Denmark Vesey was a former slave who purchased his freedom and then planned what would have been one of the largest slave rebellions in the United States. Word of the plans were leaked and authorities at Charleston arrest... See More  

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647594

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

Item #647594

October 16, 1830

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



* Much on Lafayette

* Treaty with the Winnebago Indians

* James Madison




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

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647581

Sending free people of color to Liberia... Report from the U.S. Mint...

Item #647581

February 12, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 12, 1831  Inside has: "The African Colony" which notes in part: "It seems that a colonist may now be transported to Liberia for the sum of $20, & great efforts are making to give new power to the project of relieving our country of an unhappy population..." with more. Elsewhere is: "Dinners in Paris to Gen. LaFayett... See More  

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647579

Concerning the Choctaw Indian Treaty...

Item #647579

April 09, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 9, 1831  The report headed: "Choctaw Treaty" is not the text of it but information concerning it including 3 letters each signed in type: Andrew Jackson. This report takes 1 1/2 pages. Also "Chesapeake & Ohio Canal"  much text on: "Congressional Reports".

Complete in 24 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, very... See More  

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647534

Massacre plot by slaves uncovered in Tennessee...

Item #647534

January 07, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, January 7, 1832  Within this issue is an article with a small heading: "Another Insurrection" with a portion of the text including:

"We have been credibly informed...among the citizens of Fayetteville, Tenn.,...the discovery of a plot, among the negroes of that place...for an insurrection, all the particulars of which we have not ye... See More  

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647461

Letter signed by Davy Crockett...

Item #647461

February 28, 1835

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 28, 1835 Inside has an article headed: "Presidency" which is a letter signed in type: David Crockett, with a prefacing sentence: "In a letter to the editor of a paper published in his congressional district, col. Crockett gives us the following information & reflections:" & what follows is Davy Crockett's letter (see). Pu... See More  

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647238

Clarifing that only "white" freeman may vote in Pennsylvania...

Item #647238

April 07, 1838

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Washington City, April 7, 1838  Inside has three pages taken up with: "THE CONSTITUTION of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as Amended by the Convention of 1837-8".  One of the more controversial items is that which specifies that African-Americans are not permitted  to vote, noting here at the beginning of: "Article III, Sec. 1: In elect... See More  

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