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Short-lived campaign newspaper supported Martin Van Buren...
Item # 637390
September 3, 1840
THE ROUGH-HEWER, Albany, New York, Sept. 3, 1840
* Very rare title
* Martin Van Buren
This was a short-lived campaign newspaper which supported Martin Van Buren for President. In the time before radio, television & the internet short-lived newspapers supporting various candidates were among the very few channels for showing support for a candidate. This title lasted for just 41 issues.
Eight pages, 9 by 12 1/4 inches, bit of foxing, a period notating in an upper corner, good condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War