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German Jews... City of refuge... Grand Island...
Item # 563150
February 2, 1827
SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Massachusetts, February 2, 1827
* Early German Jews
* Judaica - Grand Island New York
* Mordecai Manuel Noah
A page 3 item says:
* Two German Jews and their families living in Jeffersonville, Indiana, of the name of Young and Fishley, are preparing to proceed to Grand Island, on the Niagara River, to inhabit the new town laid off there by Mr. M. Noah, prince of Israel, called the city of refuge
M. Noah is the infamous Mordecai Manuel Noah.
Other news of the day with many ads. Some lite rubbing on the front page, otherwise in good condition. 4 pages.
Category: Pre-Civil War