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Harrison accepts the Presidential nomination offer...
Item # 595555
February 8, 1840
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, Feb. 8, 1840
* William Henry Harrison nomination
* Slave ship Amistad
Inside has an items on William Henry Harrison accepting his nomination for the Presidency with his letter signed in type: W.H. Harrison (see photos).
The back page has a brief item concerning the Amistad slave ship case: "The Amistad" with: "...the fact stated in this paper than an appeal had been made from the late decision of judge Judson in behalf of the Africans, by their friends, we are requested to say is incorrect. We had our information from a respectable source & supposed it to be true..." (see photos). Also a lengthy items concerning: "Gen. Jackson" which also has a subhead: "Departure of Gen. Jackson from New Orleans".
Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, 8 3/4 by 13 inches, nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War