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Battle of Amelia Island...



Item # 667231

January 03, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 3, 1818  Inside has a lengthy article: "Galveston and Amelia - of Amelia" which has some fine reports on the Battle of Amelia Island, just off the coast of northern Florida/southern Georgia. One dispatch notes: "The patriotism of Amelia island appears to be confined to privateering and plundering. General Aury has the command."
Inside has 2 unrelated letters signed in type by: John Quincy Adams, and one by J. C. Calhoun.
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 inches, 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