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From Raleigh before the War of 1812...
Item # 586662
March 6, 1812
THE STAR, Raleigh, North Carolina, March 6, 1812
* Very early & rare Southern title
* Illustrated slave advertisements
An early & rare issue from North Carolina. The front page is filled with ads including an illustrated: "Twenty Five Dollars Reward" for a runaway slave. Other ftpg. ads are headed: "Land and Negroes for Sale" "Negroes For Sale" "Fifteen Dollars Reward" and more. Other news of the day.
Four pages, the entire issue protected with an archival overlay, with a white strip down the gutter of the back leaf touching some letters but not causing loss of readability.