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Emigration of freed slaves...
Item # 573182
July 3, 1824
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 3, 1824
* Colonization for freed slaves
An inside page has report headed: "Emigration of the Free Blacks", which tells of their colonizing on the island of St. Domingo (see photos), taking over 2 1/2 pages. Complete in 16 pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, with lite foxing, otherwise in 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."