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August 3, 1816
ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, Aug. 3, 1816 The ftpg. has over 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Great Kentucky Cave" which begins: "The Mammoth Cave is the most extensive and stupendous vault in the known world..." with much detail on it, including the Indian mummy which was its first tourist attraction. It is now a national park.
Four pages, nice condition.
August 5, 1816
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Aug. 5, 1816.
* Chalybeate water found at Chappaqua New York
A page 2 report says: A chalybeate spring has been discovered at Chapequa....about three miles from the Hudson River, and 30 above New York....and its waters...containing iron enough to cause a beneficial effect, and not enough to do harm. Other news of the day includes: "Civilization... See More
August 15, 1816
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C. August 15, 1816 The second page carries an article "A number of the citizens of the District of Columbia, impressed with the importance of forming an association for the purpose of promoting useful knowledge, met on the 28th day of June, 1816,... agreeably to public notice the committee appointed as aforesaid reported the following draft of a con... See More
August 17, 1816
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 17, 1816 One of the better articles in this issue is headed: "Description of the Province of Cohauilia, the New Kingdom of Leon, New Santander, and Texas" which is: "Collected from the memorial of Don M. B. de Arispe". The portion which describes Texas takes about a full pg. (see for portions).
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August 24, 1816
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 24, 1816 One of the better items in his issue is a brief article headed "Summary Notices of Events" which includes: "It is stated that the senate of the 'free city' of Lubec has ordered all the Jews settled there ti leave it..." with a bit more, and ending with: "...They seem never to have a home." (see).
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