Item #23493 The American Weekly Messenger; or, Register of State Papers, History, and Politics. For 1813-1814. Vol. I. WAR OF 1812.
The American Weekly Messenger; or, Register of State Papers, History, and Politics. For 1813-1814. Vol. I
The American Weekly Messenger; or, Register of State Papers, History, and Politics. For 1813-1814. Vol. I
The American Weekly Messenger; or, Register of State Papers, History, and Politics. For 1813-1814. Vol. I

The American Weekly Messenger; or, Register of State Papers, History, and Politics. For 1813-1814. Vol. I

Philadelphia: John Conrad, 1814.

First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 9.75" x 6", viii, 473 pp, indexed. Bound in original quarter-leather and paper covered boards. Boards well worn, with much of the outer paper and 3/4 inch of leather at head of spine lost, hinges a bit wobbly, bookplates of Watts de Peyster Library and Franklin & Marshall College on front endpapers, inventory number on verso of title page. Otherwise unmarked, clean and sound. Begins with Volume I, Number 1 (September 25, 1913) and runs through Volume I, Number 26 (March 19, 1814), followed by Addenda. Sabin 1260. Published for just two years, this scarce periodical offers a weekly compilation of "domestic news from every part of the continent," as well as reports on financial and legal matters, foreign policy, and government documents and reports containing a wealth of information and relating to the War of 1812.

Item #23493

Price: $200.00

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