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James Monroe's Presidential Tour...
Item # 659737
April 24, 1819
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 24, 1819
* Details About James Monroe's Visit to Nags Head and Roanoke Island
* Monroe Support of Albemarle Sound Direct Outlet
* Response to Citizens of Plymouth, Signed in Type
On the frontpage under "President's Tour" are details about James Monroe's visit to N. Carolina stating his boat anchored at Nags Head, and later visited Roanoke Island"...and viewed the remains of a fort...erected by the first colony of Sir Walter Raleigh." Also mentions his support of a project to open a direct outlet to the ocean from Albemarle Sound, and that he made a favorable impression to all. Page two has his response to an address from the citizens of Plymouth, signed in type: James Monroe.
Complete in four pages. Some rubbing on the frontpage to unrelated content, otherwise nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War