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On the death of LaFayette...



Item # 654195

July 5, 1834

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, July 5, 1834  Within this issue is a report headed: "In Memory of LaFayette" being a "General Order" concerning the death of LaFayette, signed in type by: Andrew Jackson (see).
Also in this issue is lengthy report from Congress taking several pages, as well as: "Mr. Taney & The President" "Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Company"  and "Silver Coin Law--An Act Regulating the Value of certain foreign Silver Coins within the United States". There is also a: "List of Acts Passed at the first session of the 23rd Congress ending June 30, 1834"
Complete in 16 pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, scattered foxing, otherwise in nice condition.

This small size 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: "Niles edited and published the Weekly Register until 1836, making it into one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States and himself into one of the most influential journalists of his day. 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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