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Niles, Hezekiah:

THE WEEKLY REGISTER. VOL. II. NOS. 27-52.

Printed and published by H. Niles, Baltimore: 1812 430pp. [Lacks pp.7-10 of No. 27 and pp.405-412 of No. 51. Caption titles [as issued]. Tanned and foxed. Some closed tears and folded corners. Occasional page clipped closely with minor loss of letters. Good. "A widely circulated weekly, with an emphasis on politics and current events. An important source of Americana, unique in its scope and longevity." Lomazow. Niles built the Register, which published until 1849 [after volume 6 it became the National Register], into "the strongest and most consistent advocate of union, internal improvements, and protection to industry, in the country. Niles was probably as influential as any in the nationalist economic school which sponsored the American System after the War of He was the intimate associate of Mathew Carey and Henry Clay...He opposed the recharter of the first Bank of the United States in 1811, believing it to be unconstitutional and a harmful monopoly...Niles devoted many editorials to the institution of slavery, which he declared should be abolished, though gradually." DAB. These broad issues are all treated here, along with detailed contemporary reports on activities in Congress and the State Legislatures, and the War of Lomazow 97. XII DAB 521.


Book Id: 20668

Price: $175.00

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