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James Monroe leads in the election... Navy seeks a depot in the Chesapeake...
Item # 673062
February 15, 1817
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 15, 1817 Featured is a chart showing that James Monroe is in the lead for Presidency of the United States. Another report has much detail on: "Cleopatra's Barge".
Five pages are taken up with considerable detail on: "Naval Depot" "Report of the Secretary of the Navy...Information Relating to the Selection of a Site for a Navy Depot" in the Chesapeake Bay. Included is a very lengthy report signed: Stephen Decatur.
This is complete in 16 pages, 6 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches, even toning, 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