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Wisconsin Territories... Martin Van Buren signature...

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March 16, 1840

THE GLOBE, Washington DC, March 16, 1840

* President Martin Van Buren
* Pre Wisconsin statehood

The front page has notices issued by the President concerning the sale of public lands in the Wisconsin Territories, Louisiana & Michigan, each signed in type: Martin Van Buren.

Other news of the day throughout with many ads. Nice to have from our nation's capital.

Stray writing above the masthead. 4 pages in nice condition.

wikipedia notes: Wisconsin, bordered by the states of Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan and Illinois, as well as Lakes Michigan and Superior, has been part of United States' territory since the end of the American Revolution; the Wisconsin Territory (which included parts of other current states) was formed on July 3, 1836. Wisconsin ratified its constitution on March 13, 1848, and was admitted to the Union on May 29, 1848, as the 30th state.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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