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U.S. Founding Fathers - 19th CenturyMany of the Founding Fathers of the United States continued to have direct and/or indirect impact well beyond the end of the Revolutionary War... their influence extending far into the early 19th century. The following issues, while dated post-1799, have references to these historic figures from American History.
U.S. Founding Fathers - 19th Century
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, May 21, 1828 A pg. 2 report says that Athenaeum Gallery was reopened "...with an addition of nearly forty pictures from the valuable collection of the late President Jefferson..." There is also a letter to the Mayor of Boston stating that Congress appropriated money for the preservation of Deer Island in Boston Harbor, and for the removal ... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, June 26, 1816
* William S. Smith death
* Abigail Adams
Among the "Deaths" on page 2 is one that reads, in part: "In New York State, Col. William S. Smith, a brave and intelligent officer of the revolutionary war....an independent Member of Congress....He was son-in-law of President Adams; but was bereaved of his excellent consort se... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, November 22, 1826
* Boundary line between Georgia and Florida
* Early Arctic expedition
On the front page under "Arctic Land Expedition" is an informative letter from one of the members of the expedition.
From "Columbia" is word that Thomas Mann Randolph, late governor of Virginia was appointed by the President "...to be ... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, January 26, 1828
* Daniel Webster's wife's death
Listed among the page 3 obituaries is one that begins: "In New-York, on Monday Morning last, Mrs. Grace Webster, consort of the Hon. Daniel Webster, Member of the Senate of the United States, From Massachusetts. Her remains are to be removed to this City for interment..." and more, ... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, November 5, 1817
* Thomas Hart Benton in a duel
* Kills Charles Lucas
* Andrew Jackson
On page 2 under "Missouri" is a report from St. Louis dated "Sept. 29" that reads in full: "On Saturday last Charles Lucas, Esq. a lawyer, was honorably murdered in this place, by Col. Benton, another lawyer. The quarrel originated in a... See More
* Andrew Jackson & John Quincy Adams - Presidential Election
* Message from the President of Harvard College
On pg. 2 under Choice Of President is a report that recalls the election of 1800, with details about the mode of balloting. Has a chronology of the balloting that determined the outcome. Other news of the day includes: "Ha
* Andrew Jackson
* John Quincy Adams
* Thomas Jefferson family relief plan
A page 3 item says: The legislature of South Carolina has passed a resolution, appropriating ten thousand dollars of six percent stock, redeemable in 1850, for the relief of the family of THOMAS JEFFERSON. The resolution in the Senate had but three negatives, and in the House of Representatives it pa
* James Madison Army Law
* Salem Massachusetts
On the front page under The New Army Law is: An Act To Raise And Additional Military Force. Takes two columns on the front page and concludes on page 2, signed in type: James Madison. Other news of the day with some ads. Has a foxing spot in the first head, bit of lite rubbi
* Andrew Jackson * John Quincy Adams
Page 2 has a chart: Election of President and Vice-President of the United States that shows the electoral votes from thirteen states--Adams with 81 and Jackson with 59, plus the votes for Crawford and Clay, and Calhoun with 133 votes in the column for Vice Presidential candidates. Lists a Whole
* Presidential Election of 1824
* Andrew Jackson
* John Quincy Adams
Page 2 has a chart: Election of President and Vice-President of the United States that shows the electoral votes from eighteen states--Adams with 82 and Jackson with 74, as well as the votes for Crawford and Clay, and Calhoun with 156 votes in the column
* General Andrew Jackson farewell address
* New Orleans Louisiana
Page 2 has: General Jackson's Farewell Address to the Army, signed in type: Andrew Jackson. The letter is dated May 31, 1821, and came via The Mails and is datelined Louisiana. New Orleans, Aug. 11. Other news of the day includes: "Destructive Tornado" "BrownUniversity" a
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Nov. 27, 1809.
* Paul Revere Bell Foundry
A page 3 report says: An excellent new bell has been recently bought for the Methodist Chapel in Newport. It was cast at Col. Reveres foundry, and weights about 2000 wt. The bell has excellent tone, and...will answer as good purposes as though the Methodist Society had sent all the way to England for it. Other new
* Chesapeake & Delaware Canal
* Paul Revere
A pg. 3 report says the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal will be navigable by July 1st. The report describes the canal as ...one of the greatest works of human skill and ingenuity in the world; the greatest perpendicular of which is upwards of 76 feet, the whole lengthy four miles, and over the deepe
* Thomas Jefferson
* USS Chesapeake winning prizes
Page 3 brief commentary: Mr. Jeffersons war against the United States, says a remarker, is carrying on very successfully. The Chesapeake, which has been but a few days on a cruise, has already sent in six or eight prizes. Some other news as well. Quarto-size, 4 pages in nice condit
* 1825 Harvard University commencement
A back page report under Harvard University has some details about the recent commencement, mentioning in part that the degree of L.L.D. was conferred on the Hon. Henry Clay, Secretary of State. Also word that Lewis Cass, the governor of Michigan, received an honorary degree of L.L.D. at the commencement at
The back page has details about the Capitol building in
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 5, 1818 Inside has nearly two pages concerning the Indian troubles in Georgia and the thoughts of Andrew Jackson on the situation. See the hyperlink for further details of the controversy, which includes text taken from one of Jackson's letters printed in this newspaper.
In the second of two "Supplement" issues is a report with a sma... See More
* Trade with France resumes
* President James Madison proclamation
* Robert Fulton invention
Page 2 has a report from New-York stating that the Governor, Sec. of War and others "...attended at Ft. Jay, when Mr. Fulton exhibited and explained the principles of his machinery for blowing up ships..." plus a few details about the experiment to be conducted the next day. Other news of the day in
* Samuel Chase Address
* 1811 Original Newspaper
The front page has the Address of Samuel Chase, Esq. To his Constitutents, the voters of Anne Arundle county, on the right of Constituents to instruct their Representatives, signed in type: Samuel Chase. Other news of the day with advertisements. Subscribers n
* James Madison
* Trade With France & U.K.
Page 2 has A Proclamation which reinstated trade with France and forbade any trade with Great Britain, signed in type: James Madison. Believing that Napoleon had rescinded the Berlin and Milan Decrees, Madison issued the aforementioned proclamation. He was, however, deceived by the French, and
CONNECTICUT COURANT, July 27, 1824 Page 3 article: Description Of The African Kingdom Of Ashantee. Other news of the day includes: "Henry Clay" "Short Sketch Of John Q. Adams" "La Fayette" and much more. Several interesting advertisements as well. A few stray notations, large area of lite foxing in the upper half, otherwise in good condition.
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 30, 1811 The photo below shows the broadside-like presentation of the politically-themed notice: "Black List" of "American vessels laden with American property..." with more on this political situation involving Elbridge Gerry. The item is headed: "Gerry and Sequestration! See the Black Cloud of Wienesses below." This issue is complete in 4 pages, sme c... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 1, 1829 Featured in this issue are articles on the following: slavery in the country of Columbia, a brief letter from John Quincy Adams declining an invitation to a July 4th celebration in Boston; a notice concerning Dr. Martin Van Buren; a quote from Ben Franklin; and an interesting article on people being injured by steam boats and ... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, MD October 22, 1825. This 16 page newspaper has interesting news of the day throughout. A lot of the news in this newspaper is government related. Featured in this issue is a report on General Andrew Jackson Visiting Jackson TN. Octavo-size in nice condition except for little staining.
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, MD May 30, 1829. This 16 page newspaper has interesting news of the day throughout. A lot of the news in this newspaper is government related from different regions of America. Featured in this issue is an article on the death of John Jay. (SEE PHOTOS) Octavo-size in nice condition except for little staining.
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 6, 1818
* General Jackson in Florida with the Indians
* Arbuthnot and Ambristie are executed
Perhaps the best item in this issue is the report headed: "Indian War" which includes: "....A party of the Tennessee volunteers amounting to near 50 arrived in this town [New Orleans]...from St. Marks. Gen. Jackson had discharged all his mil... See More
Andy Jackson introduces what would become the Indian Removal Act & the resulting 'Trail of Tears'...
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 12, 1829 Certainly the prime feature is the full printing of the State of the Union Address given by President & signed by him in type at its conclusion: Andrew Jackson.
. In it he announces his controversial plan concerning the Native Americans which would be spelled out in the Indian Removal Act of 1830: "...I suggest...the propri... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, February 18, 1826
* Indian treaty with the Mennataree Indians
* Thomas Jefferson in financial crisis?
The front page has an article which begins: "A treaty with the Belantse-etea, or Mennatarees, was concluded between gen. Atkinson and maj. O'Falon & many chiefs of this tribe at the Lower Mandan village...It provides for a friendly interco... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, November 4, 1826 One of the reports within has a small head: "Texas" with a portion of the text noting: "...the states of Cohuahuilla and Texas had nearly completed their constitutions and that they have determined to abolish slavery in toto; and that all slaves in the province at the promulgation of the decree should be free..." wit... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, March 7, 1829 An inside page has a nice article headed: "The Inauguration" which begins with some details of the proceedings including: "...in the presence of an immense concourse of spectators, filling the portico, the steps...the president of the United States delivered his inaugural address as given below, and having conclude... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, from Baltimore, Maryland, dated May 23, 1829. This 16 page newspaper has interesting news of the day throughout. A lot of the news in this newspaper is government related. Featured in this issue is a brief report on the death of John Jay. Octavo-size in nice condition except for little staining.
BOSTON COMMERCIAL GAZETTE, May 21, 1818.
On pg. 2 under "Domestic" and "Of The Indian War" is an "intelligence" report from an officer about the operations of General Jackson. Mentions the conflagration of the Indian town Missiskauki and that Jackson "..proceeded to St. Marks--the Spanish garrison surrendered...and [he] had arrived at Pensacola.." The rep... See More
Lite staining and occasional foxing at the corners, lite foxing to unrelated text on the back page.
NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Dec. 15, 1818 On the ftpg. under "Arbuthnot" are the charges and specifications pertaining to Alexander Arbuthots court martial ordered by Andrew Jackson. Rubbing and some lite dirtiness does not affect this report.
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER from Baltimore, Maryland, dated: May 23, 1829. This 16 page newspaper measures just 10 x 6 inches and is in nice condition. This issue contains news of the day (mostly political) which includes the following news report on page 6: Brief report on the death of former Chief Justice John Jay.
THE REPERTORY, Boston, 1807 Nice pg. 4 ad for "Paul Revere & Son."Church, Academy and Ship Bells of all sizes".
NEW-YORK HERALD, Apr. 7, 1804 The front page has a letter of appeal and a "Memorial" to the House of Representatives from Samuel Chase with regard to his impeachment. The memorial concludes on pg. 2. Both are signed in type: Samuel Chase. Minor rubbing on the ftpg., stray writing above the masthead, and a few traces of foxing.
Measures approximately 21x15 inches and contain... See More