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598243

On Andrew Jackson as the next President...

Item #598243

July 30, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 30, 1831  Inside has: "To the People of the United States--On the Next Presidential Election" which reports on Andrew Jackson as a candidate (see).

Complete in 20 pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, nice condition.



This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. As noted in W... See More  

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596937

Early medical periodical... Much on the eye...

Item #596937

September 14, 1831

THE JOURNAL OF HEALTH, "Conducted by an Association of Physicians" as printed  in the masthead, Philadelphia, Sept. 14, 1831  Among the articles within are: "Epidemic Diseases" "The Eye" which includes a cross-section of it (see); "History of the Indian Cholera" & more. 

Sixteen pages, 5 by 8 1/2 inches, scattered foxing, nice condition.... See More  

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637486

Early medical periodical...

Item #637486

September 23, 1831

THE JOURNAL OF HEALTH, "Conducted by an Association of Physicians" as printed  in the masthead, Philadelphia, September 28, 1831  Among the articles within are: "The Russian Cholera"; "Causes of the Epidemic Cholera"; "Syrp of Milk"; "The Acclimating Principle of Plants"; "The Pleasures of a Canter";  & more. 

Six... See More  

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$7.50
208720

For the family...

Item #208720

October 04, 1831

THE FAMILY READER, Portland, Maine, Oct. 4, 1831  Has news and topical reports. Old address label above the masthead, archival mends to a few minor margin tears, some margin staining, lite even foxing. 4 pages.

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151247

Henry Clay for President...

Item #151247

December 20, 1831

NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Dec. 20, 1831 Pg. 2 has a letter signed: H. Clay, concerning his possible nomination for President. More on him on pg. 3 as well. Some scattered foxing, generally nice. Folio-size, 4 pages.

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152440

Carrier's address...

Item #152440

January 04, 1832

BADGER'S WEEKLY MESSENGER, Clinton Hall, New York, Jan. 4, 1832  Taking much of the first column is the "Address Of The Carrier's Of Badger's Weekly Messenger". A volume I issue of this uncommon title.

A bit irregular at the spine, occasional foxing, otherwise generally good.

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581330

Early 19th century from Williamsport, PA...

Item #581330

January 18, 1832

THE LYCOMING CHRONICLE, AND WEST BRANCH COURIER, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, January 18, 1832



* Rare title from Williamsport, Pennsylvania



This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with many advertisements. This issue is damaged with various margin and fold tears. Might be able to repair it somewhat though.

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152288

Item #152288

March 23, 1832

NEW-YORK SPECTATOR, March 23, 1832 Ftpg. has a detailed meeting report: "Young Men's Auxiliary Colonization Society" along with a list of the officers &managers. Some light foxing.

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221964

Columbia College in 1832....

Item #221964

April 28, 1832

NEW-YORK EVENING POST, April 28, 1832.

 

* Columbia College

* Early astromony

* Comet Biela




Page 2 testimony dated Columbia College, 27th April, 1832 describes a planetary apparatus invented by Dr. Kile to represent the Comet of Biela.



Other news of the day includes: "Case Of  Gen. Houston" "New African Expedfition" and more. Several advertisements throughout. 4 pages
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215053

Rare Baltimore Maryland Title....

Item #215053

July 14, 1832

THE BALTIMORE TIMES, July 14, 1832. 

 

* Comprised of Short Stories
* 1832


Has topical reports and literary-related content. Some of the title stories include: "Sir Walter Scott" The Law Of Arrest" "Paris" "Executions" and more. Quarto-size, 8 pages, wear and a few tears at the edges, some margin dirtiness, two binding holes slightly affecting some text.
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221785

Death of Commodore John Rogers...

Item #221785

July 21, 1832

NEW-YORK EVENING POST, July 21, 1832

 

* Commodore George Washington Rodgers death & funeral



Page 2 has a report: "From La Plata--Death of Commodore Rogers". There is a second, more detailed report about the funeral of Commodore Rogers at Buenos Aires, which includes the Order Of The Procession and more. Some minor creasing here. Other news of the day incl
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219361

Sir Walter Scott...

Item #219361

November 26, 1832

NEW YORK EVENING POST FOR THE COUNTRY, Nov. 26, 1832. 



* Sir Walter Scott's Biography

* Scottish Novalist
 
Taking much of pages 2 and 3 is: Some Account Of The Life And Works Of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. Other news of the day includes: "Kentucky Election" "Georgia Convention" and more. An uncommon title. 4 pages in good condition.
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153102

For children of the 1830's...

Item #153102
PARLEY'S MAGAZINE, Boston, 1833  A little newspaper for children with several illustrations within.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 6 by 8 inches and contains approximately 8 pages. Occasional foxing and uneven margins.

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579577

Early comic, satire newspaper...

Item #579577
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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649241

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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222081

Watches made in 1833.....

Item #222081

January 08, 1833

EVENING POST, N.Y., Jan. 8, 1833.

 

* Swiss watches and more

* Early 19th century original reading




Page 2 has an item that says:



* It is estimated that 150,000 watches are annually made in France, and about 200,000 are finished only, the movements of which are made in Switzerland, chiefly of gold, and 350,000 clocks, in bronze, gilt, or alabaster cases.



Other news of the day in
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541513

Discover of lead near the Platte River...

Item #541513

May 14, 1833

EVENING POST, New York City, New York, May 14, 1833



* Mississippi River

* Missouri Territory

* Van Buren, Missouri




A page 2 report states that: "...new...discoveries of lead ore have been made upon the east bank of the Mississippi, between the Platte and Grand Rivers, in Iowa County, M.T." Says the ore is of the "best quality" and that 400,000 pounds of lead ore have b... See More  

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217632

Flathead Indians poem in 1833...

Item #217632

August 02, 1833

CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE AND JOURNAL AND ZIONS HERALD, New York, Aug. 2, 1833.

 

* Flathead Indians poem



The back page has a poem: "The Flat-Head Indians". By Miss E. Powers. Other topic of the day. Some fold foxing, otherwise in nice condition. 4 pages.

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219424

Anthracite Coal mine discovery in 1833....

Item #219424

September 19, 1833

EVENING POST, N.Y., Sept. 19, 1833.

 

* Anthracite Coal discovered in Virginia



A page 3 report begins: A mine of Anthracite Coal of a very superior quality, has lately been discovered in the western section of Berkeley county, Virginia. A bit more about the quality, and the potential size of this deposit. "The Next President" "From The Pacific" and more. 4 pages in good condition.
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219375

Princeton College in 1833....

Item #219375

November 16, 1833

EVENING POST, N.Y., Nov. 16, 1833.

 

* Andrew Jackson

* Princeton university




An item on page 2 says: President Jackson has presented to Princeton College, for its museum, a collection of insects from South America, which is...very valuable, and as adding considerably to the interest of the entomological department. Other news of the day includes: "Italian Opera" "Latest From M
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150308

Item #150308

November 30, 1833

THE PENNY MAGAZINE, London, Nov. 30, 1833 A quarto-size publication, the ftpg. has a halfpg. illustration: "Central Nave of St. Peter's" in Rome. Small stain in the outer margin, o/w good.

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665336

New York & Pennsylvania Canals...

Item #665336

December 28, 1833

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, December 28, 1833.  Featured in this issue is report on the Pennsylvania and New York canals. Additional articles include reports on an anti-slavery convention, banking, the Department of Navy, and more.

Sixteen pages, octavo-size, in nice condition.

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153036

Exploring the influence of war on domestic Life...

Item #153036
ADVOCATE OF PEACE, (Hartford, Connecticut), 1834. An interesting magazine which has war as its theme, and the value of peace as opposed to war. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Forty-six pages measuring 9"x6", disbound without outer wrappers.

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583773

Check from Cooperstown, 1834...

Item #583773
This is a genuine check written on the "Otsego County Bank" of Cooperstown, New York dated 1834. 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 (see images).



An early financial item & great to have from this town famous as the home of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Measures 2 3... See More  

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601724

Check from Cooperstown, 1834...

Item #601724
This is a genuine check written on the "Otsego County Bank" of Cooperstown, New York dated 1834. 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 (see).

An early financial item & great to have from this town famous as the home of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Measures 2 3/4 by 5 1... See More  

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672995

Check from Cooperstown, 1834...

Item #672995
This is a genuine check written on the "Otsego County Bank" of Cooperstown, New York dated 1834. 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.

An early financial item & great to have from this town famous as the home of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Measures 2 1/2 by 5 1/2 inc... See More  

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206877

Houses Of Congress...

Item #206877

February 18, 1834

REGISTER OF DEBATES, Washington, Feb. 18, 1834 An ocatavo-size publication containing a "full report" of the debates in both Houses of Congress. A volume I issue (number13) of this title published by the famous Duff Green. Lite stain in the upper right corner, occasional foxing. Has 32 pgs.

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208558

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania...

Item #208558

May 23, 1834

AMERICAN SENTINEL, Phila., May 23, 1834  An uncommon title containing mostly ads. Some news and other content on page 2. Occasional foxing.

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210936

1834 Monody...

Item #210936

May 23, 1834

THE SUN, N.Y., May 23, 1834 Quite lengthy on the front page is: A Monody, (made on the late Mr. Samuel Patch who killed himself by jumping from a height of 175 feet at Genesee Falls). Other news of the day includes: "Canal Tolls" "Little Rock, (Arkansas Territory)" "A Victim of Drunkenness" Quarto size, 4 pages., has archival mends to a few minor tears in the margins next to the spine, o... See More  

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545209
Item #545209

July 08, 1834

ALBANY ARGUS, Albany, New York, July 8, 1834



Page 3 has a report from the "N.Y. Eve. Post" about the deaths of two firemen (Eugene Underhill & Frederick Ward) who perished in a fire, with mention that "...the fire department has taken prompt...measures to pay a tribute of respect..."



Other news of the day includes: "West point Military Academy" "Medica... See More  

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201137

Chemistry Discovery Of Kreosot...

Item #201137

September 27, 1834

THE NEW-YORKER, Sept. 27, 1834 An interesting pg. 3 report begins: "A great discovery in Chemistry, has...been made by Dr. Reichenback, of Germany; he having succeeded in extracting from tar and smoke a hitherto unknown substance which he calls Kreosot..." and more. A few traces of foxing.

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210120

Early 18th Century Christian...

Item #210120
UNIVERSALIST UNION (New York Christian Messenger & Philadelphia Universalist, and Religious Inquirer & Gospel Anchor), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, dated in 1835.  A Christian/religious oriented title from 1835, containing sermon notes, poems, and themed articles.  The issue you will receive will not be the exact one shown in the photo, but will be in equal or better conditio... See More  

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218163

Uncommon Political Title from 1835...

Item #218163

January 08, 1835

REGISTER OF DEBATES, Washington, Jan. 8, 1835.

 

* Uncommon political title from 19th century Washington D.C.



An ocatavo-size publication containing debates from both Houses of Congress, published by Duff Green. Has 30 pages. First leaf has some loss in the upper left corner, small hole near the dateline, has an inked library stamp in the upper right corner. Uncommon title.
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151586

Item #151586

April 02, 1835

PATRIOT AND DEMOCRAT EXTRA, Hartford, Conn., Apr. 2, 1835 Contains political content relative to upcoming state elections. Fold wear on the first leaf causes a few small holes, plus fold foxing, mostly to the ftpg.

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575375

Culture of silk...

Item #575375

May 27, 1835

THE LANDMARK, Salem, Massachusetts, May 27, 1835



* Silk manufacturing



The front page has a one column heading: "The Culture OF Silk" with a illustration a reeling machine that was recently invented (see photos). This article takes up about 1 1/4/ columns.



Other news of the day with ads. This issue has minor light foxing, otherwise in nice condition.... See More  

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565026

Rare title...

Item #565026

June 01, 1835

FESSENDEN'S SILK MANUAL & PRACTICAL FARMER, Boston, June, 1835 



* Rare title



Has news and articles about the "Culture of Silk" and other agricultural endeavors. Measures 6 3/4 by 9 1/2 in., foxing is mostly to the ftpg., 16 pgs., nice condition.

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201636

Poet William Cullen Bryant...

Item #201636

August 08, 1835

NEW-YORKER, Aug. 8, 1835 Back page poem: " To The Appenines. By W. C. Bryant." Staining in the lower left corner affects each leaf, archival mend to a minor margin tear on the first leaf, some foxing. 4 pages.

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637160

Andrew Jackson's annual message...

Item #637160

December 12, 1835

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 12, 1835 



* President Andrew Jackson

* State of the Union Address




The prime content is the very lengthy annual state-of-the-union address of the President, taking eight pages and signed by him in type: Andrew Jackson. A very detailed review of the events of 1835.

Also within this issue is a letter signed in type: W. H. Harrison; a letter sig... See More  

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151659

Item #151659

December 19, 1835

THE UNITED STATES GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Dec. 19, 1835 Page 3 has the: "Inaugural Address Of Joseph Ritner", governor-elect of Pennsylvania. Very light dampstaining in the lower third of the lower half, a few traces of foxing in the address, otherwise good.

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151325
Item #151325

January 01, 1836

FESSENDEN'S SILK MANUAL & PRACTICAL FARMER, Boston, 1836 Has news and articles about the "Culture of Silk" and other agricultural endeavors. Octavo-size with 16 pages. Some foxing. A rare title.

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$15.00
153069

Early from Cadiz, Ohio...

Item #153069
THE HISTORICAL FAMILY LIBRARY, Cadiz, Ohio, 1836  A magazine of history, delving very extensively into just a few topics with each issue. Unusual in that this periodical's format was to use "flowing text", meaning sentences ran over from issue to issue, so any given publication whould begin in the middle of a sentence from the previous issue.

Note that the photo is "generi... See More  

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557328

Nathan Sharp... Shaker Establishment...

Item #557328

January 26, 1836

SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Massachusetts, January 26, 1836 



* Uncommon title 

* Shakers establishment
 



Page 3 has a report from the "Zanesville (Ohio) Gazette" that states, in part: "Nathan Sharp, the great head of the Shaker establishment, near Lebanon, has taken one of the sisters to wife..." and absconded with a large sum of money & mortgaged the Shak... See More  

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203200

Stoney Point Description...

Item #203200

March 14, 1836

NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, New Hampshire, March 14, 1836 On the front page under "Stoney Point" are details about this strategic location on the Hudson River, with much about its role & significance during the Revolutionary War. Area of foxing in unrelated text in the upper left corner.

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563243

Cadiz, Ohio in 1836....

Item #563243

April 25, 1836

THE HISTORICAL FAMILY LIBRARY, Cadiz, Ohio, April 25, 1836



* Uncommon title

* Volume 1 issue



A magazine of history, delving very extensively into just a few topics with each issue. Unusual in that this periodical's format was to use "flowing text", meaning sentences ran over from issue to issue, so any given publication would begin in the middle of a sentence from the previous... See More  

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637613

Trouble with the Indians...

Item #637613

June 18, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 18, 1836  The front page has: "Treaty With the Cherokees". Articles inside include: "The Creek War" which takes most of a page; "The Indian Deputations" and a lengthy: "Speech of John Quincy Adams" in Congress.

Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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$13.50
548074

Early Summer resorts...

Item #548074

August 04, 1836

NEW-YORK TIMES, New York, NY, August 4, 1836



* Early Summer resorts

* Long Beach and more

* Original 19th century reading




A pg. 2 report says: "It is estimated that... 2000 citizens of Philadelphia are absent from the city at this time. At least 500 are at Cape May..." plus mention that the others are at Brandywine Springs, Long Beach, Long Branch, Saratoga, York Springs & Ye... See More  

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637627

The Seminole War in Florida... Texas & Mexico...

Item #637627

August 13, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 13, 1836  The front page has: "Mexico & Texas" with mention that the Mexicans will not fight until fall & that a treaty between Santa Anna & General Sam Houston had reached Mexico. Further particulars as well (see). Other items include: "United States & Mexico" "Revolt of Negroes at Havana" "Unite... See More  

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637628

The Seminole War in Florida... Texas & Mexico...

Item #637628

August 13, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 13, 1836  The front page has: "Mexico & Texas" with mention that the Mexicans will not fight until fall & that a treaty between Santa Anna & General Sam Houston had reached Mexico. Further particulars as well (see). Other items include: "United States & Mexico" "Revolt of Negroes at Havana" "Unite... See More  

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151576

Item #151576

August 17, 1836

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 17, 1836 Pg. 2 has: "More Fighting" being a report of a battle in Georgia between the Indians and U.S. troops near Black Creek. Small hole at the fold juncture, areas of foxing.

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$17.00
673821

Check from Cooperstown, 1837...

Item #673821
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  

Item from Catalog 306 (released for May, 2021)...

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