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Davy Crockett mention in the election report for Tennessee...



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August 22, 1835

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 22, 1835  Page 3 contains various reports of "Elections", and under "Tennessee" is mention that: "...Colonel Crockett was going 'a'head'...". Uncommon mention of the famed Davy Crockett, who would lose this election prompting him to move on to Texas where he would meet his fate at the Alamo just 7 months later.
Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, various foxing, 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."

Category: Pre-Civil War

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