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Much pro-Harrison content from Kentucky...
Item # 586784
March 11, 1840
THE LOUISVILLE JOURNAL, Louisville, Kentucky, March 11, 1840
* William Henry Harrison
* Illustrated slave advertisements
Over half of the front page is taken up with the: "Speech of Mr. Clay of Kentucky on the Sub-Treasury Bill". Page 2 has a political notice supporting: "For President, Wm. Henry Harrison, Of Ohio..." with much of the content on pgs. 2 & 3 being political, including: "Great Rally of the People ! - Immense Gathering of the Friends of Harrison & Tyler" and much more on Harrison.
The bottom half of the back page has 7 illustrated runaway slave ads, each with much detail (see photos).
Four pages, large folio size, slightly irregular at the spine margin, minor margin tears. A library stamp at thee bottom martin of the front page.
Category: Pre-Civil War