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White slaves, Porter's court martial trial, The Shakers, Creek Indians...



Item # 638112

September 3, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 3, 1825  Page 3 has an interesting article: "White Slaves". Elsewhere are: "The Shakers" with some details on them at Watervliet, New York; over 4 pages taken up with: "The Trial of Commodore Porter" concerning his general court martial for invading a town in Puerto Rico, which includes 2 letters signed in type: James Monroe & one signed: D. Porter.
Near the back are two pages with much detail on: "Affairs of the Creeks".
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, minor corner loss to the front leaf only not effecting any text, nice condition.

This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. Wikipedia notes: "Niles...Register (was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics, Niles' Weekly Register is considered an important source for the history of the period."

Item from Catalog 267 (released for February, 2018)...

Category: Pre-Civil War

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