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General Jackson and General Scott...



Item # 599594

April 10, 1819

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 10, 1819 

* Asbury College (Maryland)
* Andrew Jackson & Winfield Scott


Inside has nearly 2 pages taken up with much on Asbury College, a one-time Methodist school in Baltimore, which ended in 1832 (see hyperlink for more). Also in this issue: "General Jackson and Scott" which takes 5 1/2 pages and includes 2 letters signed by Andrew Jackson, and 2 signed: W. Scott. The back page has a report on the "President's Tour" to the Norfolk vicinity, and more (see).
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, nice condition.

This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. As noted in Wikipedia it: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of the period."

Category: Pre-Civil War

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