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Over half of the issue on Slavery and the abolitionists...
Item # 574805
October 3, 1835
NILES REGISTER, Baltimore, October 3, 1835
* Slavery & abolitionists
An inside page has: "Slavery & the Abolitionists" which begins by reporting on: "A great anti-abolition meeting...at Troy, New York, the mayor presiding. The resolutions were all pointed & severe...we consider all attempts to induce congress to abolish slavery in the District of Columbia...as unwise, inexpedient & incendiary..." with more (see for portions). This report takes over half of the issue, or more than 8 pages. Various opinions on the slavery issue are presented.
Measures 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, very 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."
Category: Pre-Civil War