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703401

1966 James Brown & The Byrds concert ads...

Item #703401

March 17, 1966

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, March 17, 1966



* American singer James Brown "Mr. Dynamite"

* Madison Square Garden concert advertisement

* The Byrds - rock band upcoming performances ad




Page 16 has a small advertisement for a "Mr. Dynamite James BROWN" performance at Madison Square Garden. He is known as the "Godfather of Soul".

Another ad on... See More  

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698472

Treaty of Ghent ends of the War of 1812...

Item #698472

February 22, 1815

BOSTON PATRIOT Feb. 22, 1815  Page 2 has a very nice printing of the peace treaty which ended the War of 1812 with the complete text taking nearly three wide columns. At the end of the treaty are the signatures of the respective "Plenipotentiaries" and the concluding remarks of the President, in which he prevails upon all to "...faithfully ...observe and fulfill the said Treaty... See More  

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693480

The War of 1812 is declared...

Item #693480

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 hereb
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692771

Death of Joseph Haydn... Proclamation signed by President James Madison...

Item #692771

August 17, 1809

BOSTON GAZETTE, Aug. 17, 1809 



* Franz Joseph Haydn death

* Classical music composer

* Vienna, Austria




The top of the front page has: "A Proclamation" signed in type: James Madison, and also: "French Piracies" which takes an entire column. On page 2, under the "Deaths" is a small announcement "In Vienna, May 31st, Hayden, [Hadyn] the celebrated musi... See More  

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692490

Declaration of war...

Item #692490

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 a... See More  

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691342

President Madison and the church & state controversy....

Item #691342

March 09, 1811

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 9, 1811 



* President James Madison

* Church & State controversy




Page 2 has a rather inconspicuous report under "National Legislature" that mentions not only a rare veto by the President (Madison), but also a religious establishment issue. The report states: "The bill for incorporating a Baptist Society in the Mississippi Ter
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689391

Presidential candidates... The 1820 census...

Item #689391

January 26, 1822

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, January 26, 1822  Inside the issue is a report headed: "Next President" which gives some discussion to potential candidates for the office, which include John Quincy Adams, John C. Calhoun, Henry Clay, De Witt Clinton among others. Also noted is that it is: "...Pretty work for eight dollars a day!"

Also included is a full page chart ... See More  

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689268

Interesting church and state item...

Item #689268

March 12, 1811

THE REPERTORY, Boston, March 12, 1811 



* Church and State

* President James Madison




Page 2 has: "National Legislature" being a rather inconspicuous report mentioning not only a rare veto by the President, but also concerns a religious establishment issue. The report states: "The bill for incorporating a Baptist Society in the Mississippi Territory, and granting five acre... See More  

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688866

Early items on the War of 1812...

Item #688866

July 23, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 23, 1812  The front page has some reports concerning celebrations for the 4th of July. Inside includes: "Naval Intelligence" "General Orders" signed in type: H. Dearborn, Major-General U.S. Army. Then "An Act" of Congress concerning the organizing of a volunteer military corps, signed by the President: James Madison. Also: &quo... See More  

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687993

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

Item #687993

December 06, 1809

BOSTON PATRIOT, Dec. 6, 1809  



* President James Madison

* State of the Union Address




Taking over 2 columns of the front page & ending on page 2 is the: "President's Message" being his annual state-of-the-union address in which he recounts the events of the year, signed in type: James Madison.

Four pages, scattered foxing, a bit irregular at the spine, good condition... See More  

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687520

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

Item #687520

October 26, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Oct. 26, 1812  



* Battle of Queenston Heights

* War of 1812 - 1st major battle




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
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687500

From the War of 1812...

Item #687500

October 17, 1812

BOSTON PATRIOT, Oct. 17, 1812  The front page has a lengthy article headed: "Presidential Election". Inside includes: "Presidential Election" "A Proclamation" relating to the War of 1812, signed in type: James Madison. Following this are several reports relating to the War of 1812 including: "Army Movements".

Page 3 has much under: "War Intelligen... See More  

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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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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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686211

Renewing trade agreements with England after the War of 1812...

Item #686211

January 02, 1816

NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT, Concord, Jan. 2, 1816  Page 2 has: "Commercial Treaty with England" containing the text of: "A Convention To Regulate the Commerce between the Territories of the United States and His Britannic Majesty." It is signed in type by American diplomats and James Madison as President.

This was an important treaty that eliminated various duties and all... See More  

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686210

Resuming trade agreements after the War of 1812...

Item #686210

December 30, 1815

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston Dec. 30, 1815  On the front page under "State Paper" is: "A Convention To Regulate the Commerce between the Territories of the United States and of His Britannic Majesty", signed in type: John Q. Adams, H. Clay, & four others, plus James Madison.

This was an important treaty which nullified most duties and allowed the U.S. to trade with the ... 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 



* USS Hornet vs. HMS Peacock

* War of 1812 original reporting

* President James Madison




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. Inclu... See More  

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686207

Fourteen Acts each signed by James Madison...

Item #686207

November 09, 1813

AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, Nov. 9, 1813  Nice heraldic eagle engraving in the masthead. The ftpg. has three Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: James Madison.

The Acts of Congress continue on page 2 with eleven more, each signed in type by: James Madison. One is for allowing the President to buy new furniture for the White House, and another is "To establish the tow... See More  

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686203

Documents relating to the beginning of the War of 1812...

Item #686203

May 06, 1812

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 6, 1812  



* James Madison Embargo Act

* Prelude to the War of 1812




The front page has nearly two columns taken up with a great letter headed: "Reflections on WAR!" being part of a sermon. This was from just two months before the War of 1812 would be formally declared.

Also on the front page is a notable: "Law of the United States" ti... See More  

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686196

Act protecting American industries against foreign competition...

Item #686196

May 06, 1816

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, May 6, 1816  Page 2 has: "AN ACT to regulate the duties on Imports and Tonnage" signed in type by the President: James Madison. This was an important piece of legislation that continued the protective duties established in the War of 1812 and which provided a shield for developing American industries against stiff foreign competition in the postwar era... See More  

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686195

Launching the frigate Psyche...

Item #686195

January 14, 1815

NEW YORK EVENING POST, Jan. 14, 1815  



* HMS Psyche launching



Page 2 begins with "An Act" of Congress which takes 1 1/2 columns, signed in type by the President: James Madison. Page 2 also has: "...an attempt was made to launch the frigate Psyche, which did not succeed, owing to the severity of the cold. This day she went safely into her element in a most handsome style. ... See More  

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686193

James Madison, and the War of 1812...

Item #686193

September 06, 1813

FEDERAL REPUBLICAN & COMMERCIAL GAZETTE, Georgetown, (Col.), Sept. 6, 1813. Taking all of the front page are two acts laying duties on various items, each signed in type: James Madison. An uncommon title from the District of Columbia.

Inside has some War of 1812 content including an article: "The Enemy:"

Four pages, water staining to a bottom quadrant, minor foxing.... See More  

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686179

On the Non-Intercourse law... Did the governor die?

Item #686179

July 27, 1809

BOSTON GAZETTE, July 27, 1809  The front page has most of a column taken up with AN ACT...The Amended Non-Intercourse Law." concerning relations with England and France, signed in type by the President: James Madison.

Page 2 has a curious item: "A Danbury paper of July 19 announces...the death of his Excellency Jonathan Trumbull, Esq. This report, we think, and sincerely hope, is p... See More  

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686176

Pushing for an embargo...

Item #686176

April 20, 1812

CONNECTICUT MIRROR, Hartford, April 20, 1812  The front page has a  brief yet historically significant document signed by the President: James Madison, asking Congress to impose: "...a general Embargo be laid on all vessels now in port...for the period of 60 days..." with a bit more. Over half of the front page & much of page 2 have a discussion in Congress of an embargo. T... See More  

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686051

Congressmen sworn in & Congress begins...

Item #686051

April 15, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Apr. 15, 1789 



* 1st United States Congress begins

* Congressmen & speaker are sworn in




A terrific issue on the very first days of work for the new federal Congress.

  See the photo for the page 2 report from New York mentioning that the Speaker & other members of the House are sworn into office, with a printing of a portion of their o... See More  

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685991

President Madison signs Acts of Congress... Execution of Richard Smith...

Item #685991

September 03, 1816

NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT, Concord, Sept. 3, 1816  The middle of the front page is taken up with 3 Acts of Congress and a "Resolution", each signed in type by the President: James Madison.

The back page has nearly 2 columns on: "The Execution" of Richard Smith for the murder of Capt. John Carson. There is much written about him on the internet.

Four pages, various cases, goo... 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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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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680088

Andrew Jackson's annual message...

Item #680088

December 12, 1835

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 12, 1835  



* President Andrew Jackson

* State of the Union Address




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. A very detailed review of the events of 1835.

Also within this issue is a letter signed in type: W. H. Harrison; a letter si... See More  

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679009

Sinking of the U.S.S. Maine...

Item #679009

March 05, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 5, 1898 



* USS Maine sinking disaster

* Spanish-American War prelude

* Havana Harbor, Cuba




The front page has a full page illustration of" "Washington's Birthday Celebration at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia".

Two full pages includes 16 photos of: "Destruction of the U.S. Battleship 'Maine in Havana Harbo... See More  

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679004

The riding hall at Fort Myers, Virginia...

Item #679004

April 02, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 2, 1898  There is a full front page illustration of "Los Fosos--'The Ditches'" which is a Havana, Cuba, scene. Fullpg. with 8 photos of "Distribution of American Relief in Cuba'". There is a nearly half page illustration by Remington called: "Hurdling on Three Horses" plus there is a Remington doublepage centerfold... 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 War of 1812




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 Queens
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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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677932

Acts of Congress... The War of 1812...

Item #677932

October 05, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Oct. 5, 1812  The front page has a full column taken up with five Acts of Congress, each signed in type by he President: James Madison.

Inside has several reports on the War of 1812 including: "Military Movements" "The Freedom of the Sea, or War!" "Americans In Canada" "Anglo-Savages" "Green Mountain Patriots&qu... 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 



* President James Madison

* Siege of Detroit - surrender

* Battle of Fort Detroit

* General William Hull




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" sig... See More  

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677826

Seven Acts of Congress signed by President Madison...

Item #677826

August 27, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Aug. 27, 1812  



* President James Madison



Two of the five front page columns are taken up with the text of 7 Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: James Madison.

Inside pages have various items on the War of 1812, most visible in the photos.

Four pages, loss to an upper corner of the back leaf affecting only 2 ads and poetry, otherwise ... See More  

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677823

Early war reports on the War of 1812...

Item #677823

August 17, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Aug. 17, 1812  The front page has a column taken up with 3 Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: James Madison.

Page 2 has a full column of reports on the early battles of the war, beginning with: "The War On Land" which includes several dispatches. Also: "The Savage Allies of England" and "British Accounts". Othe... See More  

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677821

From the early months of the War of 1812...

Item #677821

August 10, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Aug. 10, 1812  The front page has an Act of Congress for issuing Treasury notes, signed in type: James Madison. Also: "British Invasion" "Divide & Conquer" "Florida" "American Prize List" and more.

Four pages, nice condition.

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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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674599

Much from the War of 1812...

Item #674599

August 04, 1813

BOSTON PATRIOT, Aug. 4, 1813  A fine wealth of reporting from the War of 1812 including articles headed: "Cases of Impressment" "Blockading Squadrons" "Still Later" "From Fort George "Official Accounts" "Naval General Order" signed in type: W. Jones; "Secret Proceedings" has a document signed: James Madison; "Gen. Dearborn&... 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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673059

Five laws of the United States and a Proclamation...

Item #673059

May 25, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 25, 1816  Inside has over a full page taken up with five "Laws of the United States", most dealing with military affairs, and each signed in type by the President, James Madison, and H. Clay, Speaker of the House. Also: "A Proclamation by the President of the United States" concerning an act for granting bounty land to Canadian vo... See More  

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