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July 12, 1817
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 12, 1817
* Thomas McKean
* signer of the Declaration of Independence
The first four pages are taken up with the: "Letters of Thomas McKean", a signer of the Declaration of Independence who recently died. Other items within include: "Defeat of Sir Peter Parker" "the Locust" "Domestic Manufactures" and much on the: 'President's Tour"
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, nice condition.
This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. 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