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Fremont expedition...

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May 27, 1845

NEW YORK HERALD, New York, May 27, 1845

* John C. Fremont expedition
* Slave ship - Slaver

A front page report from The Republican concerning the route of "Fremont's Expedition" says: 

* 'They will proceed to the Arkansas River, follow that river...to its source, thence they will cross to the Francis Drake river...down to its mouth, they are to proceed to a make a thorough and minute survey of the Bay of San Francisco.' The line of travel, through nearly its entire extent, lies within the Mexican territory, and the 'Republican' does not understand how, or for what purpose our government sends out an expedition to survey rivers and harbors not belonging to our country...

& a bit more.Other news of the day including interesting report of a slave ship capture.

4 pages in nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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