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Missouri Expedition... Novel school experiment... Punishment for piracy...
Item # 623264
December 2, 1820
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., Dec. 2, 1820 The back page has an interesting report headed: "On Punishment of Piracy" (see). Page 2 has a report headed: "Missouri Expedition" and page 3 has an interesting report under "Worthy Of Imitation" noting in part: "At a respectable Grammer School at Walnut Hills, (Ohio) each male pupil is furnished with a lot of ground, which he cultivates as a garden in the hours of recess of the school....Female scholars will be furnished with a room for the cotton and woolen wheel....In both cases amusing recreation is the principle object; and...the product of the labour of each pupil shall be his or her own to dispose of at his or her option..." & a bit more.
Four pages, a ftpg. ad headed: "Sale of Negroes", nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War