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Pirates in the Caribbean... U.S. coins... Banking...
Item # 650858
June 12, 1819
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 12, 1819 Much on "Banks and Banking" and over 4 pages on: "Regulation of Coins - Important Report". The back page has a small item: "Piracies, frequently accompanied by murder, are frequent in the West India seas--and patriots also deal in slaves. We are disgusted with the abuses of the South American flags."
Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, in 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