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Amistad slave ship...
Item # 649934
October 9, 1841
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, October 9, 1841 See the photo below for the brief, back page report concerning the "Africans of the Amistad" slave ship. A few years ago Stephen Spielberg did a movie on the Amistad.
Other reports include: "Cuba & the Slave Trade", reports from Canada, "Letters of Ex-President General Andrew Jackson" includes one signed by him.
Complete in sixteen pages, measures about 8 1/4 by 12 inches, scattered foxing, otherwise in very good 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