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Pair of issues with the constitution of Illinois...

Item # 600657

October 3, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, a pair of consecutive issues dated Oct. 3 and 10, 1818 

* Constitution of the State of Illinois

Inside has: "Naval court" which takes two pages & is signed: J. Chauncey. Also: "Arbuthnot and Armbrister" "Treasury Circular".
Taking 4 pages in the Oct. 3 issue is the: "Constitution of Illinois" which concludes in the first 3 pages of the Oct. 10 issue.
Also in the Oct. 10 issue is: "President Adams' Correspondence" "Wealth of Virginia" "Indian Lands" "Travelers In America" & a lengthy list of promotions in the: "Army of the United States" (see for beginning).
Complete in 32 pages with the two issues, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, 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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