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Jews in Maryland...

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October 21, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  Oct. 21, 1820 

* Pre Maryland Jew Bill
* Jews to hold public office

Page two has an article taking close to half the page headed: "Jews In Maryland" which begins: "From an agitation of the subject in the papers, we presume that another attempt will be made at the ensuing session of the legislature of Maryland to exonerate this persecuted sect from the odious restrictions which our incomprehensible constitution imposes on them..." plus much more. The full text of this article can be seen in the photos.
Among other reports in this issue are: "The Right & Power on Suffrage" "Missouri" "Report on the Navy" "Missions to the Indians" which concerns the Osage Indians with two documents signed in type: J. C. Calhoun.
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, nice condition.

This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the19th 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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