Tuesday, September 13, 1814 - SOLD
Copy of the Concord [NH] Gazette with a front-page report of the "Destruction of the American Capital from the Federal Republican." The report is unsparing in describing the poor performance of some American troops. Also contains reports on the Battle of Bladensburg, "Niagara-Ontario Frontier", Napoleon's valet writing from Elba as well as Dartmouth, Middlebury, and Harvard commencements. 4 pages, folded with some tears along folds, some staining and foxing.
"Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting Copies of a Correspondence of the Minister Plenipotentiary of G. Britain with the Secretary of State. June 5th, 1812. Printed by Order of the Senate United States. Washington City: Printed by R. C. Weightman. 1812. - SOLD
24 pages. Correspondence from Augustus J. Foster, Minister Plenipotentiary to the U. S. from Great Britain to James Monroe, Secretary of State regarding economic blockades erected by France and England. A portion of Monroe's response appears on page 24. Some soiling on cover page, bound with string.
"Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting Sundry Documents Relating to a Declaration and Order in Council of the British Government, of the Twenty-first of April, 1812. July 13th, 1813, Printed by Order of the House of Representatives, Washington City; Printed by Roger C. Weightman. 1813."SOLD
Copies of correspondence between Jonathan Russell, U. S. charge d'affaires in London and Viscount Castlereagh, British Foreign Minister. 35 pages, unbound, pinholes for string binding, deckled edges, light soiling and foxing.
XJT-70 - SOLD
Major General Henry Dearborn for Governor of Massachusetts
Circa 1817 - SOLD
Henry Dearborn (1751 - 1825) participated in the Battles of Bunker Hill, Ticonderoga, Saratoga, Monmouth, the Quebec Expedition and the Siege of Yorktown. He was Secretary of War for Jefferson, the senior Major General in the War of 1812, Collector for the Port of Boston, member of the U. S. House of Representatives, and Minister to Portugal. The undated pamphlet is titled "Massachusetts Election! First Monday in April Next. American Nomination. Major-General Henry Dearborn, for Governor..." Approximately 9-inches by 6-inches, deckled edges, pages uncut at top, bound with string. Heavily toned, with some foxing, "Politics" written in ink on top of last page.