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686243

War of 1812 shipping embargo....

Item #686243

April 14, 1812

THE REPERTORY & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, April 14, 1812  A very historic front page, as it includes a report headed: "EMBARGO" which reports on the voting for this historic measure which would lead to the War of 1812 with England.

The front page also has the: "Confidential Message" to the senate, in which the President states: "...expedient under existing
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$224.00
686221

Andrew Jackson's annual message...

Item #686221

December 12, 1835

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 12, 1835  The prime content is the very lengthy annual state-of-the-union address of the President, taking eight pages and signed by him in type: Andrew Jackson. It provides a very detailed review of the events of 1835.

Also within this issue is a letter signed in type: W. H. Harrison; a letter signed by: James  Madison in 1811; another  ... See More  

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686220

Creating trading houses with the Indians...

Item #686220

July 11, 1811

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 11, 1811



* Indians - Native Americans

* Early trading posts




 Over a full column is taken up with n Act of Congress: "For establishing trading houses with the Indian tribes.", signed in type by he President: James Madison. Two more Acts are from the Mass. legislature.

Four pages, small piece from a blank margin, very nice condition.... See More  

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686209

The Hornet vs. the Peacock... Nine Acts of Congress signed by Madison...

Item #686209

March 31, 1813

AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, March 31, 1813  Half of the front page is taken up with  5 Acts of Congress each signed in type by: James Madison. Five more on page 2 as well.

Page 3 has: "Fifth Naval Victory! Over the Enemy" which is the battle of the Hornet vs. the Peacock. Included are: "Further Details" Also: "Invasion and Blockade of the Delaware" and... See More  

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683927

Supporting William H. Harrison for President...

Item #683927

June 13, 1840

THE MADISONIAN, Washington City, June 13, 1840



* William Henry Harrison for president



This issue has on the inside page a political cartoon print of a log cabin (for Wm. H. Harrison) and a heraldic eagle engraving with "Harrison & Tyler" on a banner in the eagle's beak (see). Much political reporting.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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682591

The "Wasp" is captured... Madison's state-of-the-union address...

Item #682591

November 07, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 7, 1812 



* USS Wasp captured - War of 1812

* James Madison state of the Union Address




There are at least two notable reports in this issue, the first being the annual state-of-the-union address by the President, signed by him in type: James Madison. This was the first war-time annual message and much of this 2+ page "Message" deals with th... See More  

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682537

Four Acts of Congress signed by Madison...

Item #682537

May 16, 1812

COLUMBIAN PHENIX: OR, PROVIDENCE PATRIOT, New Hampshire, May 16, 1812  



* James Madison 'type" signatures



A quite uncommon title. Page 3 has a full column taken up with  four Acts of Congress and a Resolution, each signed in type by the President: James Madison. One Act concerns providing for persons disabled during the Revolutionary War.

Four pages, never bound nor trimm... See More  

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682430

Treaty of Ghent ends the War of 1812...

Item #682430

March 01, 1815

MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 1, 1815 



* Treaty of Ghent signed

* War of 1812 officially over




The front page has: "TREATY Of Peace And Amity, Between his Britannick Majesty and the United States of America.", the treaty which ended the War of 1812. The treaty contains a preface beginning: "His Brittanick Majesty and the United States of America, desirous... See More  

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682421

The War of 1812 is declared...

Item #682421

June 26, 1812

THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, June 26, 1812 



* War of 1812 begins

* Declaration of war




On page 3 near the top of the second column is "A Proclamation" issued by President James Madison confirming the Congress declaration of war against Great Britain, stating in part: "...Now therefore, I JAMES MADISON, President of the United States of America, do hereby
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682105

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

Item #682105

June 20, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 20, 1812 



* War of 1812 declaration by United States 

* James Madison proclamation




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 page... See More  

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682060

Building a lighthouse on Cape Henry... Treasury Dept. document on the historic Funding Act of 1790...

Item #682060

September 29, 1790

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Sept. 29, 1790 



* Cape Henry Lighthouse (Virginia Beach)

* Funding Act of 1790




The front page has a short item signed: H. Knox, Secretary of War, concerning payments to wounded veterans of the Revolutionary War. The front page also has a notable item headed: "Treasury Department" concerning the historic Funding Act of 1790, wher
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681502

Madison proposes Amendments to the Constitution... Early edition of the Bill of Rights...

Item #681502

June 13, 1789

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, June 13, 1789 



* Early edition of the "Bill of Rights"

* United States Constitution - Amendments

* President James Madison




An exceedingly significant issue which has, on page 3, a preliminary draft of the Bill of Rights described as  "...the Amendments to the New Constitution, proposed by the Hon. Mr. Maddison [sic]...".... See More  

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680812

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

Item #680812
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1813



* Ludwig Van Beethoven



 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 ... 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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680607

Death of Governor James Bowdoin...

Item #680607

November 24, 1790

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Nov. 24, 1790



* James Bowdoin death

* 2nd Governor of Massachusetts




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 abou... 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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680077

Death of James Madison... Santa Anna's vindication...

Item #680077

July 02, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 2, 1836  A front page report begins: "It becomes our melancholy duty to announce the death of James Madison, who departed this life on the 28th ult..." More, plus a reference to the "great plan of government" and an acknowledgment of Madison's contribution to the plan: "...and to the memory of no one of that band of patr... 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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678440

The earliest newspaper from Illinois we have offered...

Item #678440

June 05, 1819

EDWARDSVILLE SPECTATOR, Illinois, June 5, 1819



* Very rare publication

* Madison County




 This is the earliest newspaper from Illinois we have offered. Not only that, it is eleven years earlier than the previous earliest newspaper from this state. And it is the volume 1, number 2 issue. Keep in mind that Illinois just became a state six months previous.

It is notable that the two volum... See More  

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677937

Battle at Queenston Heights during the War of 1812...

Item #677937

October 26, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Oct. 26, 1812  



* Battle of Queenston Heights

* American Revolutionary War




The front page has: "An Act To authorise the granting of Patents for Land, according to the surveys... and to grant...rights to certain Claimants of Land in the District of Detroit..., signed in type: James Madison.

Inside page reports include: "Battles At
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677936

President Madison offers pardon to deserters from the Army...

Item #677936

October 22, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Oct. 22, 1812



* War of 1812 deserters

* James Madison pardon




The first column is taken up with 3 Acts of Congress as well as: "A Proclamation" headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle, concerning the granting of a full pardon for those who have deserted from the Army. Each is signed in type by the President: James Madison.

Page 2 includes: "... 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  



* Territory of Orleans

* Louisiana statehood




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 o... 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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677829

Surrender of Detroit in the War of 1812...

Item #677829

September 07, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Sept. 7, 1812  The front page contains two Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: James Madison.

Page 2 has a number of War of 1812 reports including: "Latest from the Western Frontier" also: "General Orders" signed by William Hull and Isaac Brocks (some text loss here, see photos).

Also: "Gen. Brock's Proclam... See More  

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677828

Regarding the Constitution vs. the Guerriere...

Item #677828

September 03, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Sept. 3, 1812  



* USS Constitution vs. HMS Guerriere

* War of 1812 - U.S. Navy victory




Two columns of the front page are taken u with four Acts of Congress each signed: James Madison. One is: "To Extend the Right of Suffrage in the Illinois Territory..." and another: "...An Act for the Admission of the State of Louisiana into the Union... See More  

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677799

Several documents relating to the War of 1812...

Item #677799

July 30, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 30, 1812  Close to half of the front page is taken up with various documents relating to the War of 1812 including a: "Notice To British Subjects" living in America, followed by a: "Marshal's Notice" beginning: "The Department of State having directed that all British subjects within the United States, report themselves..."... See More  

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677797

Dealing with the British living in America...

Item #677797

July 20, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 20, 1812  Two columns of the front page are taken up with: "A Proclamation" for a day of Thanksgiving in support of the war, signed: James Madison. As well as four Acts of Congress each signed by Madison, one: "For the More Perfect Organization of the Army of the United States".

Also within: "Federal Recommendation of the War"... See More  

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677796

War-related Acts of Congress on the front page...

Item #677796

July 16, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 16, 1812  The front page has a full column with 2 Acts of Congress: "To Prohibit American Vessels from Proceeding to or Trading with enemies of the United States..." and: "An Act Supplementary to the Act entitled 'An Act Respecting Alien Enemies' " each signed in type: James Madison.

Inside includes: "Privateering" &qu... 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



* Battle of Tippecanoe

* William Henry Harrison




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 ov... 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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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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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  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 takes over 9 pages and is signed in type: Andrew Jackson.

Other it... See More  

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664912

Converting the Jews... Indiana joins the Union...

Item #664912

December 14, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 14, 1816  



* Indiana Statehood

* Converting the Jews




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 years & expended---with what result? The conversion, rea... 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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664429

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

Item #664429

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 Indians...&q... 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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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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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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$15.50
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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