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Horrid murders by Indians... War of 1812...



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June 13, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 13, 1812  Several pages are taken up with correspondence & documents between the United States and England relating to the upcoming War of 1812. Several documents are signed in type by the Secretary of State, James Monroe.
The bkpg. has most of a column headed: "Indian Murders" which details: "...the late inhuman murders committed on the Tennessee river...this beggars all description! Language cannot portray nor imagination scarcely conceive this unequaled scene of hellish barbarity..." against the families of Mr. Manly and Mr. Crawley.
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 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: War of 1812