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President Madison on the Embargo... Andrew Jackson & others...
Item # 647654
July 02, 1814
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 2, 1814 The first 3 pages are taken up with a lengthy: "Report On The Fisheries" including a full front page chart, with notation that it is "By Thomas Jefferson".
Inside has 6 1/2 pages of "Events of the War" concerning the on-going War of 1812. Among the subheads and reports are: "The Army" which begins: "The greater part of our army in the north is at or near Plattsburg under major general Isard..."; "A Proclamation" by the President concerning the Embargo, signed in type: James Madison; two letters each signed in type by: Andrew Jackson dated from Nashville; a lengthy letter from Comm. Chauncey to the Secretary of the Navy signed by him: Isaac Chauncey; "The Chesapeake Flotilla"
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, great 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