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Santa Anna to be tried & shot... More from Texas...



Item # 657337

August 6, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  August 6, 1836 

* Texas War for Independence
* Santa Anna to be tried & shot
* Creek War - Cherokees - Indians


The ftpg. has a short report concerning the "outrages" due to the rescue of two runaway slaves.
Other articles inside include: "Lynching Among the Indians" "The Creek War" with reports from Fort Mitchell, Alabama; "The Cherokees" "From Florida" "Mexico & the United States" "Western Indians" and "Texas", the latter mentioning that the Mexicans had not advanced and will not prosecute further operations against Texas, for the present, and with mention of Goliad, the Alamo, and San Jacinto. There is also mention that Santa Anna has been taken to Nacogdoches where: "...he was to be tried there by a military commission and shot." and also mention that: "...the best thing the Mexicans can do will be to recognize the independence of Texas."
The back page has: "North Carolina Gold Mines" which mentions "Bechtler's Gold Coin" which currently sell for five figures.
Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, small taped hole above the masthead, otherwise very nice condition.

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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