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Yellow Fever At New Orleans... Indians...

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October 14, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, October 14, 1820  A lot of the news in this newspaper is government related. Featured in this issue is a report from New Orleans telling of the fatal yellow fever that is spreading throughout the land. Report of Indian fights as well. 
This is complete in 16 pages measuring approximately 6 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches and is in good 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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