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Mordecai Noah and his failed Zionist efforts...
Item # 639314
June 7, 1825
NATIONAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 7, 1825 Page 2 has: "Mr. Noah...is said to have purchased...Grand Island from the state of New York. The island is intended for a number of emigrants of the Jewish nation who are to find there...refuge from European oppression..." with more (see). This was Mordecai Manuel Noah and his Zionists efforts, which never materialized. Noah was the first American-born Jew to achieve national prominence (see hyperlink).
Four pages, archivally mended at the spine with various archival mends at the margins. Some margin wear.
Category: Pre-Civil War