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The Weekly Register (Baltimore, Md.), Volume 4, Number 20, Saturday, July 17, 1813

Description: Issue of The Weekly Register newspaper including an article on the first page entitled "Republic of Mexico" which is described as a "hasty" translation of the Declaration of Independence from Spain. Other articles include: Indian Council; The Direct Tax; Map of the Rapids of Miami, Shewing the situation of Fort Meigs, &c.; Interesting Topography of Ohio; Proceedings of Congress; Events of the War; and The Chronicle (France and the Allies).
Date: July 17, 1813
Creator: Niles, Hezekiah, 1777-1839
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Embroidered sampler

Description: Plain weave sampler with silk embroidery, floral border, floral motifs, and poem. Text: "In Sharon's lovely Rose, Immortal beauties/ shine; Its sweet refreshing fragrance shows;/ Its origin divine./ Pleasure is a Rose, near which there ever grows/ the thorn of evil; It is wisdom's work so carefully/ to cull the Rose, as to avoid the thorn, and let its/ rich perfume exhale to heaven in grateful adoration/ of Him who gave the Rose to blow./ Mary Louise Brown, November 2nd 1829."
Date: November 2, 1829
Creator: Brown, Mary Louisa
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Embroidered sampler

Description: Very delicate sampler stitched on fine linen with embroidered verse, trees, birds, building, floral designs, geometric designs, and "Watnall School"; stretched on wooden frame and nailed with rusty handmade tacks
Date: 1804
Creator: Allcock, Mary
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Cotton card

Description: Wooden cotton carders; with metal teeth through pad; marked, "The Only Genuine Old Whittemore Patent Improved No. 10 Cotton"; from the old Glenn Crain Home in McGregor, TX
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Article on balloons (aerial navigation)

Description: According to the headers and footers, this document is from the "American Magazine," volume I, number 6 which was published in February of an unknown year (a handwritten note on the cover says 1835). The first page (30) is the beginning of an article about how different people might be spending the winter months. The second page (280) includes the end of an article about a riot and burning of a Convent in or near Boston (which may refer to the burning of the Charlestown Convent in August, 1834) as well as random statistics and tidbits of current events.
Date: February 1835
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Phenological & Physiological Register

Description: The cover has an illustration of a person's head with each phrenological 'section' diagrammed. Under the picture, there is text with blanks to be filled in that says, "With Chart, Describing the phrenological Developments of M______ as given by _______, Date _______."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum