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January 4, 1834

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 4, 1834 

* Stephen F. Austin
* Texas statehood ?

Inside has an item on: "Texas" concerning S. T. Austin, delegated to represent the affairs of Texas at the city of Mexico, and noting: "...that it was expected Texas would soon be admitted into the union as one of the Mexican states..." with a bit more (see). Much reporting from Congress.
Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 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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