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Huge list of naval captures, etc...
Item # 599948
January 07, 1815
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 7, 1815
* War of 1812
* United States Navy
Included are nearly 4 pages of: "American Prices" continued from an early report, being a very lengthy list of ships, with an introductory sentence: "These lists only included such enemy vessels as safely arrive in our ports, or are sunk or burnt, or otherwise 'satisfactorily' accounted for..." (see for beginning). A full page has a chart on: "Militia Drafts--or Conscription" and over 6 pages are taken up with: "Washington's Plan of the General Arrangement of the Militia of the United States..." dated Jan. 18, 1790, containing considerable detail. The back 2 pages are taken up with: "Events of the War".
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, minor foxing, nice condition.
As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of the period."
Category: War of 1812