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Slaves from the Amistad have died...



Item # 647785

November 9, 1839

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 9, 1839  The middle of the back page has a small mention concerning the slave ship Amistad reading: "L'Amistad. Another of the Africans of the Amistad died on Monday last, at New Haven, making five who have died since their arrival in this country." A wealth of other news of the day from across the country including an item on "Boundary Troubles" between Missouri and Iowa.
Sixteen pages, 8 1/4 by 12 inches, in nice condition.

This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th 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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