11-13-2011 11-13-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2571B Boston
November 13, 2011 11:00 AMCalender

(Newspapers, War of 1812)

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2571B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 13, 2011 11:00AM


(Newspapers, War of 1812), Bound collection of fifty-two issues of The Weekly Messenger, published in Boston, October 22nd, 1813 through October 14th, 1814, paper board folio album, highlights include important incidents of the war such as the burning of the Capital, the bombardment of Fort McHenry, war victories, early speeches by notables such as Daniel Webster and the usual fascinating news of the day, 208 pages, (binding poor, owners name penned to top of each).
Estimate $2,500-3,500


The Weekly Messenger, Fort McHenry, Daniel Webster