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Broadside front page celebrating America's naval successes...

Item # 656259

March 27, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 27, 1813  The entire ftpg. is set like a broadside honoring the great "American Seamen, Who have Borne Columbia's Flag Triumphant..." with much more text, & lists of many of the famous including Hull, Decatur, Lawrence, etc. The many different type styles used on the front page makes this a very displayable issue (see).
There are other items within the issue including: "Honor to the Brave which honors the captains of the major ships of the War of 1812, plus a nice chart: "Of Actions fought between ships of war of the United States and Great Britain since the Commencement of the war". Also: "Charleston Celebration" "American and British Vessels" "Events of the War" including a document signed by James Monroe, plus much more on several pages concerning events of the war
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice 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