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Item # 581448

January 7, 1843

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, January 7, 1843 

* Mormons - Nauvoo, Illinois

The back page has an item: "Nauvoo, Ill." which includes: "...motion was made to repeal the extraordinary charter of Nauvoo, the Mormon city...was in the house one Mormon member, Jo Smith's brother, who made an earnest appeal to the loco focos as a party to sustain his people & their city charters, inasmuch as all the Mormons had voted...for the loco foco ticket...states that the splendid temple of the Mormons at Nauvoo is completed..." with more (see photos). The back page also has: "Israelites Recognized As Brethren" includes: "...The Jews in New York...are ten thousand in number. They have six synagogues...strong prejudices they there [Europe] have to encounter are, it is said, driving many of the Jews to seek refuge in the United States." (see).

Complete with sixteen pages, measuring 8 3/4 by 12 inches, this issue is in very nice condition.

This 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

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