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Slave case... Mr. Poinsett, of poinsettia fame...



Item # 601187

October 3, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 3, 1829  Inside has a report headed: "Slave Case", being that of "Eliza, a woman of color..." who had made her escape (see). The front page has: "Prospects of the Indians" and inside has: "Indian Affairs - From the Cherokee Phoenix". There is also a lengthy letter signed in type by: J. R. Poinsett, the first U.S. Minister to Mexico, and the man for whom the flowering plant poinsettia was named as he introduced it to the United States.
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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