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Comm. Rodgers, William H. Harrison, Oliver Hazard Perry...



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November 27, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 27, 1813  Nearly a page is taken up with: "Commodore Rodgers" which is a: "...sketch of the character of commodore Rodgers...". This is followed by "Events of the War" which is 3 1/2 pages of the latest news of the War of 1812 including subheads: "Torpedoes" "A Proclamation" signed in type: Wm. H. Harrison, concerning an armistice between the U.S. and various Indian tribes.
This is followed by another: "A Proclamation" signed in type by both: Wm. H. Harrison & Oliver H. Perry; "British Officials" "Military"; a letter dated: "Camp at Ten Islands" signed in type: Andrew Jackson; "Naval" "American Prizes" and more.
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, even toning, 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: War of 1812