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The Missouri question... Gold coins for the United States...

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March 3, 1821

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 3, 1821 

* Missouri statehood ?
* Gold coinage

The front page has a paragraph noting: "The Missouri question is at last settled...The manner of it has not pleased either party...legislature of Missouri will obstinately refuse to accept the condition..." with more (see).
Inside includes: "Gold Coin" which is a report on the value of gold to be coined at the mint. Much reporting from Congress as well.
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

This small size 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, this title: "...(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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