National Intelligencer Newspaper Abstracts, 1814-1817 - Joan M. Dixon. Covering four years of information, this fourth volume in the series contains more abstracts from The Daily National Intelligencer (formerly - and Washington Advertiser), the first newspaper printed in Washington, D.C. Entries include advertisements, appointments by the president, deaths, legal notices, insolvent debtors, marriages, miscellaneous notices, letters in the post office, tax lists, military promotions, court cases, deaths by accident, postmaster appointments and opening of new post offices, jurors, prisoners of war, skirmishes, House of Representatives petitions and many others. The abstracts are a great aid to finding locations, ages or relationships of people in the Maryland, Washington and Virginia areas. People in the news of all locales are included. Items or events which might be a clue as to the location, age or relationship of an individual have been copied. The author has organized the material by year and date to make finding specific days easier. A surname and land tract index and a list of abbreviations are also included. (1997), 2006, 5½x8½, paper, index, 390 pp.