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President Madison's Proclamation concerning this action against Spain...

Item # 654832

September 16, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 16, 1815  The front page contains: "By the President of the United States of America - A Proclamation" concerning: "...sundry persons, citizens of the United States...especially within the state of Louisiana, are conspiring together to beg...the means for a military expedition...against the dominions of Spain, with which the United States are happily at peace...for this purpose they are collecting arms, military stores, provisions...thought fit to issue this m proclamation, warning...all faithful citizens...to cease all further proceedings, as they will answer the contrary at their peril..." with more, signed in type by James Madison as President, and  James Monroe as Secretary of State.
Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, light foxing, good 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: Pre-Civil War