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The slave ship Amistad...
Item # 661755
September 28, 1839
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 28, 1839
Inside has a lengthy & historic two page article headed: "The Slaves Of The Amistad" being a detailed account of their trial in Hartford, including subheads "Affidavit of Bahoo" with his "X" signature mark; "Afternoon" and: "Decision of Judge Thompson". An excellent & detailed article, only portions of which are shown in the photos.
Also inside is an early article on photography headed: "The Daguerreotype", with much detail on the invention & method of making Daguerreotypes, now very collectible.
Other articles of interest include: "The Fever In New Orleans" "Destructive Fire at Natchez" "Alcoholic Strength of Wines" & many more.
Sixteen pages, 8 by 11 3/4 inches, 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