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Death of a fellow newspaper editor...

Item #668952

September 18, 1798


* Federalist Party editor death

Page 3 has a black-bordered report of the death of the newspaper editor John Fenno, publisher of the famed Gazette of the United States from Philadelphia.

Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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Thomas Paine is seldom sober...

Item #668963

October 18, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 18, 1798  Page 3 has an interesting report: "A London paper says---Tom Paine has fallen into the most perfect contempt at Paris--he is excluded all society and shunned even by his compeers...he derives a small allowance from some of the public prints, which he expends in liquor--he is seldom sober."

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Adams responds to the House's address on the state-of-the-union...

Item #669002

December 13, 1798


* President John Adams - annual address

* State of the Union Address response

Page 3 has the response of the House of Representatives to the President's state-of-the-union address recently delivered, followed by his: "Answer' signed: John Adams.

Four pages, handsome masthead, some foxing, nice condition.... See More  

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Post-Revolutionary War Boston, with John Adams signatures...

Item #649292
(5) COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, lot of 5 issues dating from 1797-1801, each containing at least one John Adams signature. Somewhat 2nd-rate but not damaged.  Issues with his signature are increasingly hard to find, and these are priced at a significant discount.

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Oliver Cromwell print... Thanks for Horatio Nelson...

Item #679573
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1799  Among the two plates called for is one with a nice print of Oliver Cromwell as well as a view of Cockermouth Castle (see) with related text for both. Near the back is a letter from Horatio Nelson answering the vote of thanks of the British House of Commons for his victory in the Battle of the Nile, signed: Nelson.

Complete in 96 pages, full titl... See More  

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Death of Patrick Henry...

Item #678713

June 26, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 26, 1799 

* Patrick Henry's death 

* 18th century original 

On page 2 under "Died" is an inconspicuous obituary that reads, in full: "In Virginia, the 6th inst. the Hon. PATRICK HENRY, Esq. one of the Envoys appointed the last Session of Congress, to treat with the French Republic".

The back page has the lyrics of a &... See More  

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Paul Revere as President of the Board of Health...

Item #672553

February 15, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 15, 1800

* Paul Revere

* Board of Health

The top of the front page has a report from  the: "Board of Health" which is signed in type by its President: Paul Revere

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, archivally strengthened at the irregular spine, good condition.... See More  

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Adams signs three Acts of Congress...

Item #672721

November 01, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 1, 1800 

* President John Adams

* Three Acts of Congress

The front page has three Acts of Congress each signed in script type by the President: John Adams, and in block type by the Vice President: Th. Jefferson.

Page 2 has a report on the: "President's Birth-Day".

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, minor archival mend inside, good condit... See More  

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Displayable masthead... early 19th century...

Item #649304
NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, 1801-1802  A typical "newsy" newspaper of the era with a nice woodcut of a soaring mercury in the masthead. Some light foxing, untrimmed.  Actual dates vary, but the issue sent will be similar in look and condition to that shown, and will date from 1801-1802.

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Jefferson on selling land in D.C. to pay the debts...

Item #667411

January 26, 1802


* President Thomas Jefferson

* Washington D.C. land sale

Page 2 has an interesting letter to Congress from the President concerning the city of Washington, more specifically the money that is due to Maryland and the measured sale of land in the city to meet it debts, etc. It is signed in type: Thos. Jefferson.

Four pages, a piece from the spine d... See More  

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A failed slave insurrection in Virginia...

Item #677880
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1802  Among the news reports near the back under "America" is a report which tells of a quelched slave revolt in Virginia which is related to the more famous Gabriel's Conspiracy of 1800. It reads: "A letter from Richmond, Virginia...states that an insurrection of the negroes at Petersburgh, Norway, had been discover in tim
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Rebuilding Princeton University...

Item #666971

April 27, 1802

BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, April 27, 1802 

* Burning of Nassau Hall, Princeton University

Inside has a detailed appeal to various groups seeking financial contributions and more, for the rebuilding of the College of New Jersey (Princeton) which recently burned, signed in type: Joseph Bloomfield, Governor of New Jersey. This report takes 1 1/3 pages.

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Three Acts of Congress, one providing support for the U.S. Navy...

Item #667508

March 31, 1803

NEW YORK EVENING POST, March 31, 1803 

* Thomas Jefferson

* Acts of Congress

* United States Navy

Page 2 has 1 1/2 columns taken up with 33 Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson, and  the Vice President: Aaron Burr. One is for; "Making an Appropriation for the Support of the Navy of the United States...".

Page 3 has a letter signed: Th. ... See More  

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Thomas Jefferson on the situation in Europe...

Item #667415

May 04, 1803

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 4, 1803  The top of the front page has a letter from the President relating to America keeping out of the troubling affairs in Europe, signed in type: Thomas Jefferson.

Four pages, nice condition.

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Jefferson's inaugural address...

Item #667350

March 15, 1805

NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, March 15, 1805 

* President Thomas Jefferson

* Inauguration - inaugural address

An historic issue as page 2 begins with: "Inaugural Speech" of Thomas Jefferson's 2nd term, with a prefacing paragraph: "On the 4th instant at 4 o'clock, Mr. Jefferson appeared in the Chamber of the Senate of the United States, where his re-election was ... See More  

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Battle of Trafalgar... Death of Lord Nelson...

Item #674384

December 26, 1805

BOSTON GAZETTE, December 26, 1805 

* Battle of Trafalgar

* Lord Horatio Nelson death

* British Royal Navy

Page 2 has nice & detailed reports on the Battle of Trafalgar, headed: "Glorious Victory Over the Combined Fleets. Death of Lord Nelson".

Part of the introductory announcement reads: "...Providence has blest his Majesty's Arms with a most signal v
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From Thomas Jefferson's presidency...

Item #649289
(10) BOSTON GAZETTE, dated 1806-1807  A lot of ten issues from the early 19th century when Thomas Jefferson was president.  News and advertising of the day provide perspective on this formative period.  Irregular at the spine but without loss of text; some foxing and wear with lite staining, typical for the period.  The photo shows an example of the look and condition of the is... See More  

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From the heart of Thomas Jefferson's Presidency...

Item #559604
(5) GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, For The Country, Philadelphia, 1807-1809  A lot of 5 issues offering an interesting insight into the early period of the Jeffersonian era, as the government transitioned away from Federalist policy. Average condition.  The images show an example of the condition and look of the issues you will receive. Actual dates vary within the years noted.... See More  

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From Thomas Jefferson's administration...

Item #649276
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, 1807-1809  A lot of 10 issues of this popular title from the "Hub City". All have the subscriber's name written in the margin above the masthead, some minor edge tears, a few scattered stains, and occasional foxing, but overall quite nice.

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Two front page Acts of Congress signed by Jefferson...

Item #668134

February 20, 1807

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 20, 1807 

* President Thomas Jefferson

The first column of the front page is taken up with two Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, archival repair at the top of the blank spine, nice condition.

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Jefferson's Proclamation requiring British ships to leave...

Item #667652

July 15, 1807

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, July 15, 1807

* President Thomas Jefferson

Over a full column of the front page is taken up with: "A Proclamation" signed by the President: Th. Jefferson.

It relates to the ongoing troubles in Europe and America's situation & specifies that: "...all armed vessels bearing commissions under the government of Great Britain, now within t... See More  

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Much on Lewis & Clark & their exploration to the Pacific...

Item #678714

October 02, 1807

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 2, 1807 

* Lewis and Clark expedition

Page 3 has a very lengthy: "Proposals...For Publishing LEWIS and CLARK'S Tour to the Pacific Ocean, through the Interior of the Continent of North America..." noting the details that will be in "Volume First" as well as "Volume Second". And this is followed by another d... See More  

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Jefferson acknowledges troops raised for the militia...

Item #668136

November 04, 1807

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 4, 1807 

* President Thomas Jefferson

Page 2 has a letter from the "Washington County Militia" or Pennsylvanian concerning troops raised for the militia, followed by a note of thanks from the President, signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

Pages 2 & 3 contain a very lengthy: "Portrait Of Aaron Burr, No. 1" of what must ha... See More  

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British inciting the Indians to war against the Americans...

Item #674021

March 15, 1808

THE ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, March 15, 1808  Page 2 contains an: "Extract of a Letter dated Fort Wayne" which concerns the British inciting the Indians to war against the Americans: "...British nation...have been stirring up the Indians...with seditious, insidious speeches...sent messages & belts to the Indians...telling them they must soon wade up to the ancles in blo... See More  

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Oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States...

Item #649235
CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, 1809-1810  A lot of eight issues of the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States.  Each with occasional foxing; otherwise nice.  Great to have from the heart of Thomas Jefferson's presidency.  The image shows the look and condition of the issues you will receive.  Actual dates vary within the specified time-frame.... See More  

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The War of 1812...

Item #649218
(10) A lot of ten newspapers of a blend of various folio-size and non-folio-size newspapers (various titles), all containing news on The War of 1812. Average condition with mild wear and foxing; not damaged or 2nd rate. A great set of historic issues at a very reasonable price.

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Horrid murders by Indians... War of 1812...

Item #671565

June 13, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 13, 1812  Several pages are taken up with correspondence & documents between the United States and England relating to the upcoming War of 1812. Several documents are signed in type by the Secretary of State, James Monroe.

The bkpg. has most of a column headed: "Indian Murders" which details: "...the late inhuman murders committed on th... See More  

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General Smyth's failed effort to invade Canada...

Item #674223

December 18, 1812

THE REPERTORY & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Dec. 18, 1812  Inside reports include: "Gen. Smyth's Expedition", a letter signed in type by: Stephen Decatur datelined from the "U.S. S. United States, at sea, Oct. 30, 1812"; "The Prize" concerning the British frigate Macedonian; "The Crew of the Macedonian"; nearly 1 1/2 columns on: "Highly Imp... See More  

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Capt. Decatur's report on his victory over the Macedonian...

Item #674444

December 19, 1812

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 19, 1812 

* USS United States vs. HMS Macedonian

The front page has: "Brilliant Naval Actions" which is concerning Stephen Decatur's victory over the British frigate Macedonian, in a letter signed: James Madison. this is followed by a nice, detailed letter of the battle datelined: "U..S. United States, at sea, Oct. 30, 1812" and s... See More  

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The Indians declare war...

Item #672095

August 21, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 21, 1813  Inside has: "Indian Declaration of War" which is a: "...literal translation of the Declaration of War by the Six Nations Against the British in Canada". Also: Creek Indians" which takes a full page, then: "Events of the War" which takes about 6 pages & includes a letter from the Lower Sandusky, one from &quo... See More  

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With the famous quote: "We have met the enemy and they are ours..."

Item #674972

October 05, 1813

THE WAR, New York, October 5, 1813 

* Battle of Lake Erie

* Oliver Hazard Perry

This is a very interesting newspaper as it existed for one purpose: to report the news from the War of 1812. It began publication shortly after the war began, & ceased to publish once the war was over.

The ftpg. is entirely taken up with a lengthy & detailed report headed: "Barbarities Of The ... See More  

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Appalachicola, Florida... Slave or free?

Item #673060

September 14, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept.  14, 1816  Starting on the front page and continuing within is a great article describing  a banquet held in Paris to celebrate American Independence, which illustrates the great relationship held between both nations.

Another article within describes the mass migration of Negroes from in and around New Orleans to Appalachicola, Florida.... See More  

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Letter by Abigail Adams... Court martial of John Heath...

Item #664938

January 31, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 31, 1818  Page 3 has a letter signed in tpe by the wife of John Adams; Abigail Adams, in which she complains to the publisher of the newspaper about an article on how guests at the White House were received in "The Drawing Rooms". There is a lengthy "Reply to Mrs. Adams" being an apology, signed in type: H. Niles. Rare to find le... See More  

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The death of Queen Charlotte of England...

Item #673437
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1818 

* The death of Queen Charlotte of England

* 1st black royal (?)

The first 3 pages report the death of the beloved Queen Charlotte of England. Considerable details regarding her life and lineage are provided. The pages are black-bordered with mourning rules.

Note: Although never formally recognized as such, it is believed that Queen... See More  

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One of the earliest Louisiana newspapers we have offered...

Item #674366

June 09, 1819


* Very rare & early deep South publication

This is one of the earliest newspapers from Louisiana we have had the pleasure to offer.

The front page has "Arrival of The President in Savannah" with much detail, taking over a full column. Also an address: "To the Mayor, Aldermen and Citizens of Savannah" sig... See More  

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Variety lot of newspapers... An instant mini-collection...

Item #649239
(10) WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of ten different titles dating from the 1820's - 1890's, in average or better condition---not a damaged lot and no pulpish newspapers. A popular way to assemble a variety of titles at a low price. We will give you ten different American newspapers ranging from 1820 to 1899 (no pulp issues) in average condition with good reading. A wealth of varied issues for $2.5... See More  

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Missouri Compromise... Mordecai Noah & his Jewish refuge island...

Item #678715

March 11, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 11, 1820 

* Missouri Compromise

* Maine and Missouri become states

* Mordecai Manuel Noah... Grand Island... Jewish settlement

The top of the front page has an article which announces the approval of the Missouri Compromise: "The bills for the admission of Maine and Missouri into the union have been respectively signed by the president... See More  

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Celebrating the new Erie Canal...

Item #674367

October 10, 1825


* Early Erie Canal

* 1st boat - ship journey

Page 3 includes a nice account of the celebration of the arrival of the first boat on the Erie Canal, headed; "New York Celebration". Included is the governor's "Address" which begins: "This solemnity, at this place, on the first arrival of vessels from Lake Erie, is... See More  

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The United States to buy Texas from Mexico...

Item #681184

January 02, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, January 2, 1830

* on the purchase of Texas from Mexico

One of the articles is headed: "Gen. Bravo and The Texas" with portions including: "...on the subject of ceding the Texas to this country...The letter is a ...passionate declamation against the acquisition of Texas by the United States, & of vehement accusations against our countr... See More  

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Injustice in the "trail of tears"...

Item #662584

August 11, 1830

HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, Aug. 11, 1830 

* Southern Native Americans - Indians

* Removal to lands West of Mississippi River

The front page has a nearly full column article: "Georgia And Cherokees" which concerns the controversial "Trail of Tears". One bit notes: "...the charge of injustice & inhumanity in the act of Congress See More  

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Jackson's state-of-the-union address & the Indian Removal Act... The "Trail of Tears"...

Item #662625

December 15, 1830

HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, Dec. 15, 1830

* President Andrew Jackson

* State of the Union Address

* Indian Removal Act

Over half of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Present State of the Indian Question" which is the controversial "Trail of Tears".

Inside has the: "President's Message" being Jackson's state-of-the-union address. Actuall... See More  

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President James Monroe dies on the 4th of July...

Item #673074

July 23, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 23, 1831 

* President James Monroe

* 4th of July death

An inside pg. has: "Death Of James Monroe--Fifth President of the United States" and still in the heading is printed: "At the house of his son-in law, Samuel L. Gouverneur, esq. New York at half past 3 o'clock P.M. July 4, 1831."

What follows is a lengthy "B... See More  

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The original Siamese Twins on display...

Item #666728

February 16, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 16, 1832 

* Chang and Eng Bunker

* Siamese twins

Near the middle of page 2 is an advertisement for the: "Siamese Twins at Washington" with various detail on their "exhibition" for 25 cents each. This was Chang & Eng Bunker, the original Siamese twins.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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Early comic, satire newspaper...

Item #649241
FIGARO IN LONDON, London, 1833  An English comic newspaper of the early 19th century, founded in 1831 and running for almost 8 years. It was the forerunner for the much more popular "Punch" magazine. There is a nice comic illustration in the masthead. Four pages, 8 3/4 by 11 inches, nice condition. The photo shown is generic, but the issue you will receive will be very similar.

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Daniel Webster on slavery...

Item #668165

June 27, 1833

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 27, 1833  The top of page 3 has: "Slavery In The United States" which is a state signed in type: Daniel Webster, in which he states his views on the issue. It includes in part: "...In my opinion the domestic slavery of the Southern States is a subject within the exclusive control of the States themselves...Congress has no authority... See More  

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Magazine in the Welsh language...

Item #673915

January 01, 1834

SEREN GOMER, Carmarthen, Wales, Hydref, 1834  A quite uncommon magazine from Wales, totally in the Welsh language. Although commonly spoken in the 19th century, its use had diminished in the 20th century. Efforts are being made to bring it back today.

No date on the front page however a copy of the volume's title page is included to verify the year 1834.

Complete in 32 pages, 5 1/4
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Victory at San Jacinto... The Goliad massacre...

Item #667211

May 28, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 28, 1836 

* Battle of San Jacinto victory

* Texas Revolutuion

* War of Independence

* The Goliad massacre

Pages 2 & 3 have a lengthy item on "Texas Bounty Lands". On another page is: "From Texas" which begins: "The account of an important victory achieved by gen. Houston over the Mexicans is confirmed...but we ar... See More  

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Check from Cooperstown, 1837...

Item #674803
This is a genuine check written on the "Otsego County Bank" of Cooperstown, New York dated 1837. Included is the amount in the lower left corner with a signature in the lower right. There is a nice engraving of an eagle with an olive branch in its beak. Also a red ink cancellation.

An early financial item & great to have from this town famous as the home of the Baseball Hall of Fame... See More  

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An imprisoned Santa Ana wants to negotiate with Andrew Jackson...

Item #671426

January 21, 1837

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 21, 1837  The back page features a lengthy letter signed by: Antonio Lopez De Santa Ana to President Andrew Jackson, in which he mentions his current imprisonment and a desire to negotiate a peace between Mexico & the United States. This is followed by the response of the President, signed in type: Andrew Jackson.

Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inc... See More  

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It triggered the great Financial Panic of 1837...

Item #679106

May 13, 1837

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 13, 1837 

* Panic of 1837

* Financial crisis

The front page has a notable report: "Suspension of Specie Payments" which would be the trigger which stated the Financial Panic of 1837. On May 10, 1837, banks in New York City suspended specie payments, meaning that they would no longer redeem commercial paper in specie at full face valu... See More  

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