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Victory over the Creek Indians... Battle of Lake Erie...

Item # 647673

December 25, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 25, 1813  The issue begins with: "The Embargo Law" which takes 3 pages. Also inside: "Female Heroism". Seven pages are taken up with: "Events of the War" which has a great wealth of content on the War of 1812. Among the reports & subheads here are: "Military--Wilkinson's Army" "The Southern Indians" "Bounty on Maritime Prisoners of War" "Third Victory Over the Creeks"; a lengthy letter form Sackett's Harbor; "British Official Notice of the Defeat of  Their Fleet on Lake Erie & of Gen. Proctor" "Naval", and so much more.
Complete in 16 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 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: War of 1812