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669234

The Whiskey Rebellion... Frigates to have sails made in Boston...

Item #669234

August 30, 1794

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 30, 1794  This issue has content relating to the Whiskey Rebellion in Western Pennsylvania.

This was a tax protest by farmers who sold their grain in the form of whiskey. The Whiskey Rebellion demonstrated that the new national government had the willingness and ability to suppress violent resistance to its laws.

The front page has an interesting: "Eulo... See More  

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$68.00
669238

The Whiskey Rebellion... Washington's involvement...

Item #669238

November 08, 1794

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 8, 1794  This issue has content relating to the Whiskey Rebellion in Western Pennsylvania.

A great issue as page 2 has much on the Rebellion, including an article headed "Patriot Army" with the latest reports, one beginning: "This day the President of the United States arrived here...The resistance to the Federal Government seems, for the prese... See More  

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$620.00
681107

Handsome newspaper from the era...

Item #681107

April 03, 1795

KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, April 3, 1795  A handsome issue of the 18th century, with two decorative embellishments in the masthead & ornate lettering in the title. Various British news & ads of the day.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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$27.00
649281

Beautiful masthead in this 1795 Canterbury newspaper...

Item #649281

June 16, 1795

KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, 1795  We seldom have titles to offer from Canterbury, and this newspaper has one of the more decorative & beautiful mastheads of the era. Note the two very detailed engravings on either side, one of which is the fabled Canterbury Cathedral. A coat-of-arms in the middle, with very ornate lettering for 'Kentish Gazette'.

A fine issue of this ti... See More  

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$18.00
677317

Senate has problems with the Jay Treaty...

Item #677317

July 15, 1795

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, July 15 1795  Page 3 has a report from "Pittsburgh" noting in part: "...accounts from General Wayne's head quarters any Greenville inform us that the Indians were coming in from all quarters to the Treaty...". This is followed by a report from Albany concerning the Indians.

The back page has: "More About the Treaty... See More  

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677000

Washington responds concerning the Jay Treaty with England...

Item #677000

November 14, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 14, 1795  The front page has a letter from the President to the inhabitants of Georgetown concerning the late Treaty with Great Britain, known as the Jay Treaty.

One bit notes: "...On a subject so complex, and having such extensive relations, some diversity of opinion might be expected...", signed in type: Go. Washington

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669084

Alexander Hamilton defends the President's salary...

Item #669084

December 09, 1795

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 9, 1795  The entire front page and a bit of page 2 are taken up with the: "Explanation, by Mr. Hamilton, on the Subject of a Late Attack upon the President of the United States, and the Former and Present Secretary of the Treasury, in Relation to the Compensation of the President". Extremely lengthy & continued in a f... See More  

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669550

Alexander Hamilton defends the President's salary...

Item #669550

December 09, 1795

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 9, 1795  The entire front page and a bit of page 2 are taken up with the: "Explanation, by Mr. Hamilton, on the Subject of a Late Attack upon the President of the United States, and the Former and Present Secretary of the Treasury, in Relation to the Compensation of the President". Extremely lengthy & continued in a f... See More  

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665481

George Washington & John Adams...

Item #665481

December 26, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 26, 1795  The ftpg. contains an address to the President concerning Washington's very recent state-of-the-union address, signed in type: John Adams, plus his response signed in script type: Go. Washington. Nice to have both Adams and Washington on the front page.

Four pages, scattered foxing, minor printing flaw at the bottom not close to mentioned conten... See More  

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681045

By the famed Isaiah Thomas...

Item #681045

January 13, 1796

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Jan. 13, 1796  Published by Isaiah Thomas, perhaps the most famous printer of the 18th century, and whose collection became the foundation of the American Antiquarian Society. Handsome masthead makes this a displayable newspaper.

Four pages, light fold rubbing and an older mend at the right margin.

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$31.00
676749

Signed by Governor Sam Adams... Much on Washington...

Item #676749

February 24, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 24, 1796  The front page has two Acts of the Massachusetts Legislature, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams.

Page 2 includes a report on the celebration of the 65th birthday of President George Washington, as well as an account from Harvard on honoring Washington.

Another pg. 2 item: "Washington Street" mentions: "The citizens of... See More  

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676897

John Adams & Sam Adams...

Item #676897

November 19, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 19, 1796  The front page has a biography of John Adams.

Page 2 has a message addressed to the state legislature concerning the postponement of their adjournment "...to transact the business...respecting the elections of a President and Vice-President of the United States of America..." signed in type: Samuel Adams. The back page has 21
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669100

Adams' Proclamation concerning silver coinage...

Item #669100

August 16, 1797

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Aug. 16, 1797  Printed by Isaiah Thomas, arguably the most famous printer in 18th century America.

The back page has a half column: "Proclamation" signed in type by the President: John Adams, concerning the regulating of foreign silver coins & the issues of the same by the U.S. Mint. The front page has several letters "F... See More  

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676965

Admiral Nelson loses his arm...

Item #676965

October 11, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 11, 1797  The front page has: "Louis the XVIth".

A report under "Virginia" on pg. 2 provides nice details about the failed British attack of the Spanish port at Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the Canary Islands, a part reading: "...One small party of 50 men commanded by Admiral Nelson, and Capt. Bowen landed on the Mole; the first lost his... See More  

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649216

Post-Revolutionary War Boston...

Item #649216
(5)AN EARLY LOT - Five issues of the Columbian Centinel newspaper dating from 1794 to 1799. Each issue is in nice condition (not 2nd-rate). Increasingly rare from the 18th century. News of the day & period ads.  

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668913

John Adams and the students at Dickinson College, Carlisle...

Item #668913

July 13, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 13, 1798  Inside has an address of the students at Dickinson College in Carlisle to the President, with his response signed: John Adams.

Four pages, handsome masthead, light foxing to an upper corner, otherwise very nice.

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677307

Early issue of this venerable newspaper...

Item #677307

November 10, 1798

THE TIMES, London, Nov. 10, 1798  A very early issue on this venerable newspaper which still exists today. A wealth of European news reports, plus a wealth of ads. Red tax stamp at the top of the front page.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a few discrete archival mends, nice condition.

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649292

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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684895

Major General Alexander Hamilton...

Item #684895

October 16, 1799

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 16, 1799  The back page has a nice "War Department" notice mention that: "All officers...who are...absent from their commands are required...to report themselves by letter to Major General ALEXANDER HAMILTON..." with a bit more. This is the Alexander Hamilton who served again in the military during the Quasi War.

F... See More  

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684893

Major General Alexander Hamilton...

Item #684893

October 16, 1799

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 16, 1799 



* Alexander Hamilton during Quasi-War



The back page has a nice "War Department" notice mention that: "All officers...who are...absent from their commands are required...to report themselves by letter to Major General ALEXANDER HAMILTON..." with a bit more. This is the Alexander Hamilton who served ag... See More  

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649304

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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$17.00
649289

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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559604

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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649276

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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680931

Five American newspapers: 1803-1809...

Item #680931

December 30, 1808

Five very early 19th century American newspapers: The National Intelligencer, Dec. 30, 1808, U.S. Gazette for the Country, July 24 1809; Boston Gazette, May 28, 1804; New England Palladium, Aug. 10, 1802; and Columbian Centinel, Sept. 8, 1804. All five are good "newsy" newspapers of folio size, 4 pages, some margin tears, generally good condition. A nice set of five different, early news... See More  

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649235

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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684914

Deaths of Joseph Haydn and Thomas Paine...

Item #684914
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1809



* Deaths of Joseph Haydn and Thomas Paine



The obituary listing inside includes: "At New York, the notorious Thomas Pain [sic]; whose death is an admonitory event; may the lesson that it inculcates be impressive..." & more. The opposing page has: "In Guppendorff, aged 76, Joseph Haydn, the celebrated composer... ju... See More  

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649218

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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676140

The fall of Fort Dearborn to the Native Americans...

Item #676140

September 25, 1812

MERCANTILE ADVERTISER, New York, Sept. 25, 1812  Page 3 has an: "Extract of a Letter dated New Orleans" with some military items. This is followed by; "From The West" "Fall of Fort Dearborn at Chicauga [Chicago]" which gives an account of the Battle of Fort Dearborn with the Native Americans.

Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.... See More  

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677937

Battle at Queenston Heights during the War of 1812...

Item #677937

October 26, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Oct. 26, 1812  The front page has: "An Act To authorise the granting of Patents for Land, according to the surveys... and to grant...rights to certain Claimants of Land in the District of Detroit..., signed in type: James Madison.

Inside page reports include: "Battles At Queenston Heights" "which is the beginning of almost an entire
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667230

Napoleon's signature on the front page...

Item #667230

June 22, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 22, 1816  Perhaps the best content in this issue is the very unusual front page item headed: "Napoleon--'his mark' " which includes a facsimile of his signature, with a bit of text (vertical) which begins: "The annexed is a very exact copy of the signature of the most extraordinary man now living..." with a bit more.... See More  

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680898

The first "learned society"...

Item #680898

August 15, 1816

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C. August 15, 1816  The second page carries an article "A number of the citizens of the District of Columbia, impressed with the importance of forming an association for the purpose of promoting useful knowledge, met on the 28th day of June, 1816,... agreeably to public notice the committee appointed as aforesaid reported the following draft of a con... See More  

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680048

Constitution for the new state of Alabama...

Item #680048

September 18, 1819

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, A consecutive pair of issues dated Sept. 18 and 25, 1819  Typically, prior to formally becoming a state of the union a territorial government needs to create and approve a Constitution that would not be in conflict with the federal Constitution.

Printed in these two issues in its entirety is the "Constitution of the State of Alabama, Adopted Aug. 2... See More  

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649239

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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664895

Mordecai Noah and his publishing troubles, just before his Zionist efforts... La Fayette back in the United States...

Item #664895

September 11, 1824

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, September 11, 1824  Inside has: "Explosion of The 'Advocate' " which is 4 1/2 pages of detail on the troubles of Mordecai Noah and his newspaper the "National Advocate", including 3 letters signed by him in type: M.M. Noah.

In 1825 Noah become noted for his Zionist efforts in creating a homeland refuge for the Jews on Grant I... See More  

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680911

Mordecai Noah and his failed Zionist efforts...

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June 07, 1825

NATIONAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 7, 1825  Page 2 has: "Mr. Noah...is said  to have purchased...Grand Island from the state of New York. The island is intended for a number of emigrants of the Jewish nation who are to find there...refuge from European oppression..." with more.

This was Mordecai Manuel Noah and his Zionists efforts, which never materialized. Noah was the fir... See More  

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667077

Creating a Jewish city in the Niagara River...

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September 24, 1825

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 24, 1825  One of the articles on an inside page reads in its entirety: "The ceremony of laying the corner stone, of what is to be a city of the Jews, on Grand Island, N.Y. took place on the 14th instant, and Mr. Noah, editor of the New York National Advocate, governor and judge of Israel, has issued a proclamation which for the ridiculous, may be com... See More  

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684887

Spontaneous combustion of a drunkard...

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July 23, 1830

CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE & JOURNAL, New York, July 23, 1830  Page 3 has a very curious article with a small heading: "Spontaneous Combustion of a Drunkard" with an interesting eye-witness account. Such an article certainly makes for an interesting conversation piece.

Four pages, some foxing, nice condition.

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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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681103

The "downfall of Babylon" and "fake news"...

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October 03, 1835

THE DOWNFALL OF BABYLON, New York, Oct. 3, 1835  A quite rare & unusual weekly (later semi-monthly) newspaper with strong anti-Catholic leanings published by: "Samuel B. Smith, Late a Popish Priest", as noted in the dateline. This newspaper published from 1834-1839 & features an engraving in the masthead showing various churches in ruin and a subtitle: "Or, the Triumph ... See More  

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680089

Battle at San Antonio, Texas...

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January 09, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 9, 1836  The front page has a report headed: "The latest news from Texas, received by way of New Orleans, says:---" with the text reading in part: "By the schr. Julius Caesar we learn that the last accounts from camp received by express at Bragoria on the 11th instant states that on the morning of the 5th an attack was made on the tow... See More  

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675895

The battle of San Jacinto...

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May 19, 1836

NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia,  May 19, 1836  The front page has: "Important From Texas" which reports that the Mexicans, while being attacked by Gen. Houston, set fire to Harrisburg and retreated only to be overtaken by Houston resulting in a loss of 700 with 500 captured.

A letter from Sec. of War Rusk has particulars about the Battle at San Jacinto ... See More  

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680092

Santa Anna to be tried & shot... More from Texas...

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August 06, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 6, 1836  The ftpg. has a short report concerning the "outrages" due to the rescue of two runaway slaves.

Other articles inside include: "Lynching Among the Indians" "The Creek War" with reports from Fort Mitchell, Alabama; "The Cherokees" "From Florida" "Mexico & the United States" &qu... See More  

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667265

Nice item on the "Trail of Tears"...

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June 02, 1838

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Washington City, June 2, 1838  Page 2 has a nice article concerning the infamous Trail of Tears headed: "Removal of The Cherokees" which is a letter signed by Winfield Scott to the Cherokee Indians which begins: "The president of the United States has sent me, with a powerful army to cause you, in obedience to the treaty of 1835, to join that part ... See More  

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684880

The famous slave case of James Collins Johnson...

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August 07, 1843

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 8, 1843  Page 3 includes a notable report on the slave case of James Collins Johnson, who was employed by Princeton University before being arrested as a fugitive runaway.

It reports in part: "...James Johnson, alias James Collins, the fugitive slave ...discovered at Princeton...and delivered over to his owner...having been ironed and... See More  

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684682

Short-lived campaign newspaper supported the Whig party...

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June 20, 1844

LOUISVILLE JOURNAL, EXTRA, Kentucky, June 20, 1844 



* Very rare publication



A quite rare and short-lived campaign newspaper which existed only to promote the Whig party cause in the 1844 election. This is issue #8 which was likely a run of just 27 issues printed from May 2 to December 5, 1844, as campaign newspapers typically ceased just following the election.

This title would resurre... See More  

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684767

Millerites driven insane in Vermont...

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November 13, 1844

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1844  Page 3 has a brief yet intriguing article: "More Of Millerism" which reports: "Mr. Addison Davis...says that 26 persons are now in the insane asylum at Brattleboro, Vermont, in consequence of insanity produced by the influence of Millerism."

The Millerites, led by William Miller, believed that the second comin... See More  

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678445

The Irish Potato Famine...

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October 16, 1845

THE GLOBE, London, England, Oct. 16, 1845  Page 4 has a report on the historic Irish Potato Famine, beginning: "The accounts received this morning from Ireland respecting the disease in the potato crops of that country are most afflictive..." with much more.

Included also is the "Supplement" issue, on the front page of which is a related article.

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678356

Mormons heading to California... Taking possession of California...

Item #678356

December 26, 1846

WEEKLY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 26, 1846  The entire front page is train up with editorial commentary on: "The President's Message", meaning his state-of-the-union address of 1846.

Page 2 has much reporting on events in Congress with subheads including: "Admission of the State of Iowa" "Santa Anna" "President's Annual Message&q... See More  

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681036

The Halls of Montezuma...

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May 29, 1847

THE WEEKLY HERALD, New York, May 29, 1847  The top of the front page features a print of: "The New Steam Ship Washington - The First American Ocean Mail Steamer" with related text.

Also on the ftpg. is a large view of: "The Main Plaza In The City of Mexico - View Of the Halls of the Montezumas" with related ftpg. reports on the Mexican War.

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