National Intelligencer and Washington Advertiser Newspaper Abstracts, 1806-1810


Covering five years, this second volume in the series contains more abstracts from The National Intelligencer and Washington Advertiser, the first newspaper printed in Washington, D.C. Abstracts include advertisements, marriages, deaths (both natural and accidental), court cases, appointments by the president, legal notices, insolvent debtor lists, letters in the post office, military promotions, tax lists, postmaster appointments and openings of new post offices, impressed seamen lists, juror lists, lists of prisoners of war and many other topics.These abstracts are a great aid to finding locations, ages or relationships of ancestors in the Maryland, Washington D.C., and Virginia areas. Names of people in the news of these locales, as well as items or events which might provide a clue to an individual's location, age or relationship to others, are included. The author has organized the abstracts chronologically to make finding specific dates easier. A surname and land tract index, and a list of abbreviations are also included.

Joan M. Dixon

(1996), 2006, 5½x8½, paper, index, 282 pp. 

ISBN: 9780788405969