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Early grumbling from the hotbed of the Confederacy...

Item # 597172

January 12, 1860

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, Charleston, South Carolina, Jan. 12, 1860 

* Rare antebellum title

An interesting issue from the hotbed of the Confederacy movement, some 11 months before this state would be the first to secede from the Union. Among the articles are: "Alabama & the Charleston Convention" "The Governor of Virginia Recommends a General Convention of all the States" "The South in Congress" "Gov. Letcher's Inaugural Message" "Free Negroes Leaving Arkansas--Arrival of a Large Party in Cincinnati" and more.
Four pages, large folio size, never bound nor trimmed, many creases and a considerable number of archival mends to various tears & separations. Some period underlining of articles.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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