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Item # 657716

December 14, 1844

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, Dec. 14, 1844  The last page of this issue features a report on the "Annexation of Texas" "On the 10th instant Senator McDuffie, introduced into the United States senate joint resolutions for the annexation of Texas to the Union, corresponding with the project of the treaty for that purpose rejected at the last session  by the senate. The resolutions were referred to the committee on foreign relations..." See photos for article. Also on this page is an article pertaining to "'There is a perfect panic in Wall street to-day...'"
Other news of the day is reported within the issue as well.
This is the complete 16 page issue with occasional lite foxing, otherwise is in nice condition The issue measures about 8 1/2 by 12 inches. See photos for details. The last page of this issue contains a printing error in the dateline - 1944.

Complete in sixteen pages, 8 3/4 x 12 inches, lite 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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