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Inauguration Of Andrew Jackson...
Item # 203620
March 7, 1829
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 concluded it, the oath to support the constitution was administered to him by chief justice Marshall..." with more (see). This is then followed by the: "Inaugural Address" which takes 1 1/2 columns.
Among other articles within this issue are: "The New Cabinet"; a letter signed in type: John Quincy Adams headed "Politics of 1808" "Titles of the Acts of Congress Passed at the Session just closed"; a short letter signed in type: Andrew Jackson, and more.
Complete in 16 pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, some foxing, nice condition.
This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of the period."
Category: Pre-Civil War