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682423

Africans [blacks] celebrate the abolition of the slave trade...

Item #682423

July 13, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 13, 1812  The most notable content is on page 3 headed: "Thanksgiving" which begins: "The Africans in Boston will keep a Thanksgiving in commemoration of the abolition of the Slave Trade, to-morrow...The Procession will form..." with further details.

Rare to find such reports with specific mention of the "Africa... See More  

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$110.00
680812

A review of Beethoven's new work, & critical of the waltz...

Item #680812
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1813  Under: "Review of New Musical Publications" is: "Twelve Waltzes, for the Pianoforte, composed by L. Van Beethoven." The review includes: "...While we are recommending these pleasing compositions to our musical readers, let no one suppose that our commendation extends to the disgusting practice of waltzing, a prac... See More  

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680710

Reporting on the War of 1812...

Item #680710

January 22, 1814

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

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680638

Presidential Proclamation... Day of Thanksgiving... The War of 1812...

Item #680638

March 11, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 11, 1815  Nearly half of the front page is taken up with: "Day of Thanksgiving - By the President of the United States of America - A Proclamation" signed in type: James Madison. It was proclaimed, as noted near the beginning: "...to be observed by the people of the United States with religious solemnity as a day of thanksgiving &... See More  

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680607

Death of Governor James Bowdoin...

Item #680607

November 24, 1790

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Nov. 24, 1790 The front page has: "Mr. Bowdoin" being a brief report announcing the death of James Bowdoin, a former Massachusetts governor and scholar, plus the "Order Of Procession" for his funeral.

A page 3 report from "Philadelphia" says the President was about to leave Mt. Vernon "...on his return to the seat of g... See More  

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680255

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

Item #680255

December 13, 1815

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 13, 1815 



* President James Madison

* State of the Union Address




Over two columns of the front page are taken up with the: "Message" signed in type: James Madison. This is the President's annual state-of-the-union address.

Four pages, various foxing, a bit irregular at the blank spine margin, otherwise good.... See More  

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678765

The day war was officially declared...

Item #678765

June 19, 1812

THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, June 19, 1812 



* War of 1812 declaration by United States (day of)



On this very day it became official that a state of war existed between the United States and Great Britain, so it is not surprising that this issue has much war-related content.

Page 3 has a lengthy item concerning war which includes a quote from James Madis... See More  

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678763

It's war against England...

Item #678763

June 29, 1812

THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, June 29, 1812  This is just the 2nd issue after the declaration of war against England, beginning the War of 1812. So it is not surprising that there are several reports concerning relations with England.

The complete front page is taken up with correspondence concerning relations with England, prefaced with a nice form the Presid... See More  

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678438

Treaty of Ghent ends the War of 1812...

Item #678438

February 22, 1815

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 22, 1815  The top of the front page has the historic report of the end of the War of 1812, with column heads: "A Seat To The Peace!" "Cessation Of Hostilities". The letter signed in type by: James Monroe, includes: "It is with great satisfaction that I have to inform you that a Treaty of Peace was concluded between the United States... See More  

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677931

Louisiana becomes the 18th state of the Union...

Item #677931

October 01, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Oct. 1, 1812  The front page begins with: "An Act For the Admission of the State of Louisiana into the Union...", which formally happened on April 30, as noted at the end of the act: "Sec. 6. And be it further enacted that this act shall immense and be in force from and after the thirtieth day of April, 1812" which was signed in type by the P... See More  

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677919

The President declares the war to be over(?)... War in the Chesapeake...

Item #677919

July 02, 1814

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 2, 1814  Page three has an interesting item: "A Proclamation", signed in type by the President: James Madison which declares the war with Great Brittan to be over. However, upon further inspection, the article above headed, "The Turnpike Road to Peace", makes it clear this is merely a proclamation being suggested to the President ... See More  

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677270

Diplomatic attempts to prevent war, but the printed presumption would prove true...

Item #677270

June 06, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 6, 1812  Inside has the beginning of what would become a continuing article on: 'Paul Jones", the famed John Paul Jones. Also several correspondences under: "Public Documents" signed in type by: J. Monroe to Augustus Foster and Jonathan Russell, British & American diplomats respectively, all relating to what would become the War of 1... See More  

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675978

Battle of Tippecanoe: lengthy & detailed account...

Item #675978

December 26, 1811

THE ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 26, 1811  The prime content is the front page  report on the Battle of Tippecanoe, prefaced with: "...message from the President of the United States, enclosing governor Harrison's two letters...on the late engagement with the Indians on the Wabash..." with the complete text carrying over to page 2, including the note signed in type: J... See More  

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675902

The end of the war, and other reports...

Item #675902

March 31, 1815

FEDERAL REPUBLICAN, Georgetown, March 31, 1815  



* War of 1812 ending events



The front page has some naval reports from the War of 1812 including; "U.S. Brig Syren" and: "Loss of the Guerriere", but also has three letters concerning the Treaty of Peace which ended the War of 1812.

Page 2 includes; "Sale of Captured Negroes" which includes a document signed... See More  

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675310

Very early Charleston...

Item #675310

January 14, 1803

CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 14, 1803 



* Very rare & early Southern publication



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

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

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674444

Capt. Decatur's report on his victory over the Macedonian...

Item #674444

December 19, 1812

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 19, 1812 



* USS United States vs. HMS Macedonian



The front page has: "Brilliant Naval Actions" which is concerning Stephen Decatur's victory over the British frigate Macedonian, in a letter signed: James Madison. this is followed by a nice, detailed letter of the battle datelined: "U..S. United States, at sea, Oct. 30, 1812" and s... See More  

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671333

Detailed history on the troubles in the Mediterranean...

Item #671333

April 27, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 27, 1816  The first 4 pages are almost entirely taken up with: "Naval History - Account of the Operations of the American Squadron under Commodore Decatur, Against Algiers, Tunis, and Tripoli", in their region where there had been on-going problems with piracy.

This is followed by 1 1/2 pages on: "The Mediterranean" being a det... See More  

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667520

Robert Smith, Secretary of the Navy then Secretary of State...

Item #667520

June 29, 1811

NEW YORK HERALD, June 29, 1811  Most of page 2 is taken up with various letters concerning Robert Smith, Secretary of the Navy in Jefferson's administration, then becoming Secretary of State for Madison. Smith & Madison would soon disagree on policy resulting in Smith's resignation in 1811.

Most of the text is an address by Smith, with other letters signed in type by: James Madis... See More  

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667217

The historic Embargo, which would lead to the War of 1812...

Item #667217

April 11, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 11, 1812  Over half a page is taken up with the full text of this historic: "Embargo Law" signed in type by the President: James Madison on April 4, 1814. It is titled: "An ACT Laying an Embargo on all the Ships and Vessels in the Ports and Harbours of the United States, for a Limited Time." Further inside are reports from the "Ho... See More  

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665445

Proclamation by President Madison...

Item #665445

November 13, 1810

NEW HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Portsmouth, Nov. 13, 1810 



* President James Madison proclamation



Page 3 begins with a half column: "Proclamation" signed by the President: James Madison, concerning revoking various edicts against the French in regard to trade.

Four pages, a very handsome masthead, small wear hole at fold juncture, foxing and a central crease.... See More  

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664935

Benedict Arnold's explanation... The War of 1812...

Item #664935

January 29, 1814

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 29, 1814  Included is an article headed "Benedict Arnold" which is a piece in a British magazine prefaced with: "The famous general Arnold who abandoned the rebel service & joined our army at New York, wrote the following address to the inhabitants of America...Oct. 7, 1780." and what follows is the nearly full page letter signed
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664915

President Andrew Jackson's state-of-the-union address...

Item #664915

December 11, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 11, 1830 



* President Andrew Jackson

* State of the Union Address




The prime feature would be the complete printing of the very lengthy: "President's Message" being the annual state-of-the-union address of the President, a tradition which began with Washington and continues to this day. This very detailed & wordy address take... See More  

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664872

Many reports from the War of 1812...

Item #664872

July 15, 1813

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 15, 1813  The ftpg. has a lengthy editorial on the War of 1812 headed: "Madison's War!" Also on the ftpg. is a letter from General Dearborn to the Secretary of War from Fort George, then another letter from Fort George, also: "From Fort Meigs", a letter Green Clay to General Harrison with his response signed in type: Wm. H. Harrison,... See More  

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659579

Indian Council... Dexter-Gray governor ticket... James Madison signatures...

Item #659579

March 17, 1814

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston,  March 17, 1814



* Two Acts signed in block type by James Madison

* Proposal made to various Indian Chiefs

* Woodcut of a ship which includes the famous phrase: "Don't Give Up The Ship"




Front page contains two political Acts, each signed in type by Vice President: JAMES MADISON.   The second page contains "...the substance of ... See More  

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658428

Visiting President Washington... How he was dressed for the inauguration...

Item #658428

May 09, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, May 9, 1789 



* United States government in it's infancy

* Post-President George Washington inauguration




A great issue on the earliest days of the new federal government including most of page 2 taken up with: "Debates of Congress" from the first several weeks. The entry for May 1 notes: "The speech of the President to the two House... See More  

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657281

Declaration of war...

Item #657281

June 27, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 27, 1812 



* War of 1812 declaration by United States 

* James Madison proclamation

* Historic report




This issue has one of the best presentations on the declaration of war against Great Britain, beginning the War of 1812.

Most of the first column of the front page is a somewhat decorative "Proclamation" headed with an engraving of ... See More  

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655022

Details of several court martial cases...

Item #655022

July 09, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 9, 1814  The front page begins with an interesting editorial headed: "Hints to Patriots" and beginning: "Our enemy, disengaged from all other wars, prepared for instant action, with a power of arms, money & intrigue unparalleled experienced by 20 years battles in all the business of fight...seems about to gratify his long-continue... See More  

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654832

President Madison's Proclamation concerning this action against Spain...

Item #654832

September 16, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 16, 1815  The front page contains: "By the President of the United States of America - A Proclamation" concerning: "...sundry persons, citizens of the United States...especially within the state of Louisiana, are conspiring together to beg...the means for a military expedition...against the dominions of Spain, with which the United S... See More  

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654332

Much on naval affairs...

Item #654332

December 23, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 23, 1815  Content includes : "A Proclamation" signed by the President: James Madison, requiring: "...all persons who have unlawfully taken possession of...public lands...to remove therefrom..." followed by a: "Naval Report" and then: "The Navy" taking nearly 4 pages, and the: "Naval Affairs"  ta... See More  

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654331

Two treaties signed by the President...

Item #654331

December 30, 1815

NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 30, 1815  Inside contains two treaties, the first: "Commercial Convention...To Regulate the Commerce Between the Territories of the U.S. and of  his Britannic Majesty" with the full text and  several signatures, including Madison and Monroe. Also a: "Treaty with Algiers" taking several pages and signed in type: James Madison... See More  

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654178

James Madison's Address to the Agricultural Society of Albermarle...

Item #654178

July 18, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 18, 1818  Of importance is the multi-page printing of former President James Madison's Address to the Agricultural Society of Albermarle.

The Wiley Online Library, in regards to this lengthy address, states the following: "James Madison's 1818 Address to the Albemarle Agricultural Society offers new insight into the diverse historiogra... See More  

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651261

Naval battles of the War of 1812...

Item #651261

January 06, 1816

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 6, 1816  Perhaps the best content in this issue is the very nice full page chart headed: "NAVAL BATTLES" which lists the various naval actions of the War of 1812, with columns headed "Action Between" "When" "Where fought" "Commander's Name" and several more (see). This chart includes a great wealth of c... See More  

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650415

From 1808 Madrid, Spain...

Item #650415

April 15, 1808

GAZETA DE MADRID, Spain, April 15, 1808  The ftpg. begins with news from America announcing the election of James Madison as President. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 6 by 8 3/4 inches, great condition.

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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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649734

Former Secretary of State to become president of the American Bible Society...

Item #649734

July 03, 1811

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL.....EXTRA, Boston, July 3 1811  The entirety of this 4 page issue concerning the resignation of Robert Smith as Secretary of State under James Madison, much of it being: "Hon. Robert Smith's Address To the People of the United States". Included are other documents signed by hi as well as a letter signed by James Madison. Robert Smith would eventually become pr... 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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