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Abolition Of slavery...
Item # 208591
July 25, 1829
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 25, 1829 Near half of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Abolition of Slavery" which concerns Virginia, noting: "...revise the constitution of the commonwealth, praying for the adoption of some provisions in the new constitution by which the slave population in the state may be checked, or reduced, and, if possible, ultimately done away...". Similarly, an inside page has most of 2 pages taken up with: "Abolition Of Slavery" in Virginia.
Also inside is a nice report concerning the "Trail Of Tears" headed: "Indians Removed Westward" with a dateline of New Echota (Ga.) including: "...any attention to the progress of Indian emigration will recollect that the country at the west is highly extolled by the officers of the U. States as being suitable, in every respect, for Indian habitation...the Creeks...and the Choctaws and Chickasaws who have explored it, are pleased with it, & prefer it to their old homes..." with much more.
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, very nice condition.
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