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Ballston Spa, New York...

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July 29, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 29, 1815 

* Ballston Spa, New York

On the back page, in the Supplement, is an article: "Ballston  Spa Factory" which begins: "The steam factory in this village is now ready for operation. The engine and a portion of the spinning apparatus is now prepared for working..." with more, taking half a page. This town was the birthplace of Abner Doubleday.
Complete in 20 pages with the Supplement, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, very 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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