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Trouble with the Creek Indians... Battle of Baltimore...

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February 07, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, February 7, 1818  Included is a letter from Sept. 17, 1814 concerning the War of 1812 and Battle of Baltimore, signed: James Monroe. Also: "Indian News--Official" includes a letter from General Mitchell, the agent of Indian Affairs, from the Creek Indian Agency in Georgia concerning troubles with the Indians. This is followed by 3 other letters concerning the same. There are also two documents signed by: John Quincy Adams & another by: James Monroe to Spain concerning an imprisoned American citizen (see photos).
Included at the back is an 8 page "Supplement" issue. As such complete in 24 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. 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: Pre-Civil War