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Reports from the War of 1812...
Item # 680320
January 23, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 23, 1813 Among the reports re: "American Ingenuity" "American Gallantry" "the Heroes of King's Mountain" from the Revolutionary War battle; a full page chart: "A Statement of the Annual Revenue of the United States" "British Love of 'Liberty' " and more.
The section headed: "Events of the War" takes 4 pages with much reporting on the on-going War of 1812. Among the contents are: "Military", a letter from the governor of Penna. to the Secretary of War; "Naval"; a lengthy letter from "Head-Quarters, Quebec" signed by Edward Baynes; and "American Prizes".
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, bit of foxing, 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: War of 1812