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President Jefferson Davis announces proclamation for day of fasting and prayer... Territory of Idaho estabilished... Nevada mint established...



Item # 599248

March 4, 1863

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 4, 1863  Page 5 has a headline "Important From The South" with subhead "Jeff. Davis Appoints March 27 as a Day of Fasting and Prayer". The proclamation is signed in type: Jefferson Davis. Also on this page are reports "The War in Tennessee", "The Rebels Defeated at Bradyville" and "And Important Report", "The Rebels Said to be Evacuating Vicksburgh", "Report of a Great Battle at Vicksburgh".
The front page has headlines "Important from New-Orleans", "Arrival of the Che Kiang and the Bio Bio", "The Harriet Lane Still in Galveston", "The Rebels Converting her into an Iron-Clad" and more.
Also on the front page under the reports from Washington are "Designs for Currency Notes" which is due to the recent passing of the National Currency Act, "A Branch Mint in Nevada", "The New Banking Law" and The Territory of Idahoe" which was establishing of a temporary Government in Montano, changing the name to Idahoe and slavery would forever be prohibited in its limits.
Other news of the day and advertisements are within.
This is complete in 8 pages with a lite dampstaining along the right margin, otherwise in very nice condition.

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