Catalog 321 - released for August, 2022...


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Catalog 321 - released for August, 2022...

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683458

A tornado described and illustrated...

Item #683458

August 01, 1799

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, August, 1799  Included is a very interesting letter taking nearly half a page which describes the "phenomenon" of what we consider a relative common cyclone, or tornado. But apparently at the time, in England, such events were almost unknown. Interesting reading as the eye-witness describes the tornado.

Adjacent to it is a full page plate, one... See More  

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686168

An Act for collecting duties...

Item #686168

August 26, 1799

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Aug. 26, 1799  Various news of the day from both America and Europe. Most of the back page is taken up with a portion of a lengthy (and continued): "An Act to Regulate the Collection of Duties on Imports & Tonnage" headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, minor archival mend to the back page, nice condit... See More  

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686177

John Adams signs an Act of Congress... Brown University...

Item #686177

September 14, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 14, 1799  On the front page under Laws of the United States is an Act of Congress signed in script type: John Adams. Also under Rhode Island Commencement (now Brown University) is a list of the exercises that occurred at the recent commencement.

Other news of the day includes: "An Act to Establish the Post Office of the United States" whic
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687225

Much on the funeral of George Washington...

Item #687225

January 04, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 4, 1800  All four pages have wide black mourning rules for the death of George Washington.

Page 2 has: "Further Respectful Testimonials, Sacred to George Washington, Deceased" "By the President of the United States of America, A Proclamation" signed in type: John Adams, concerning: "...the people...to wear crape on the left arm, as mo... See More  

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672561

Two front page Acts of Congress...

Item #672561

August 20, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 20, 1800  The middle of the front page is taken up with two Acts of Congress, one for building or re-building of three light houses, each signed in script type by the President; John Adams, and in block type by: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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667500

Adams & Jefferson sign three Acts of Congress, on the front page...

Item #667500

March 23, 1801

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, March 23, 1801 The front page has 3 Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President & Vice President: John Adams & Th. Jefferson.

One is "An Act to provide for the Erection & Support of a Light House on Cape Poge at the north-easterly part of Martha's Vineyard." This light house still exists, although reconstructed in 1893.

Four... See More  

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686205

Jefferson defends an appointment...

Item #686205

July 29, 1801

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 29, 1801  The front page has a "Remonstrance" of the merchants of New Haven, to the President, concerning the removal of the Revenue Collector & appointment of his replacement.

This is followed by: "The President's Reply" in which he justifies the action, signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, good condi... See More  

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687912

Jefferson's state-of-the-Union address to the Congress...

Item #687912

December 18, 1801

NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, Dec. 18, 1801  Half of page 2 is taken up with the: "President's Message" being Jefferson's first state-of-the-union address.

Interesting that it was not delivered in person but rather was distributed in paper form to members of Congress, with the address prefaced by a letter from the President stating why he chose to do this.

The lengthy add... 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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687092

Much on the death & funeral of Alexander Hamilton... Victim of the duel with Aaron Burr...

Item #687092

July 31, 1804

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, July 31, 1804  All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of the recent death of Alexander Hamilton, the result of a duel with Aaron Burr.

The entire front page & nearly half of pg. 2 are taken up with a: "Funeral Oration". Further on is a conclusion of a report headed: "Death of Hamilton" which ta... See More  

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686165

Jefferson signs an Act of Congress.... Provisions for the forts...

Item #686165

March 25, 1805

THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, March 25, 1805  Over half a column of the front page is taken up with: "An Act to regulate the clearance of armed merchant vessels.", signed in type by the President; Th. Jefferson.

Page 3 begins with over a column from the "War Department" on securing bids to supply rations to the various forts and installations noted, signed: H. D... See More  

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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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687914

Jefferson's annual message, with mention of Lewis & Clark...

Item #687914

December 11, 1806

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Dec. 1, 1806  Beginning on the front page & concluding on patge 2 is the: "President's "Message" communicated to Congress, it being Jefferson's state-of-the-union address to the nation.

Of significance is some fine mention of the Lewis and Clark expedition which appears on the front page: "...The expedition of Messrs. Lewis and C... 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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559604

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

Item #559604
(5) UNITED STATES GAZETTE, 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 with minor rubbing and foxing. The images show an example of the condition and look of the issues you will receive. Actual dates vary within the years ... See More  

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688881

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

Item #688881
(5) UNITED STATES GAZETTE, 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 with minor rubbing and foxing. The images show an example of the condition and look of the issues you will receive. Actual dates vary within the years ... 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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676877

Early and uncommon title from Baltimore...

Item #676877

July 16, 1811

AMERICAN & COMMERCIAL DAILY ADVERTISER, Baltimore, July 16, 1811  A typical newspaper of the day with various news and a wealth of advertisements.

Among the back page ads are: "NEGROES - Wanted immediately about fifteen young Negro Slaves, Male and Female, from ten to twenty years old, for which the highest price in cash will be paid."

Also: "150 Dollars Reward" for ... 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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686243

War of 1812 shipping embargo....

Item #686243

April 14, 1812

THE REPERTORY & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, April 14, 1812  A very historic front page, as it includes a report headed: "EMBARGO" which reports on the voting for this historic measure which would lead to the War of 1812 with England.

The front page also has the: "Confidential Message" to the senate, in which the President states: "...expedient under existing
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687407

First of this title we have encountered...

Item #687407

July 13, 1812

ALEXANDRIA DAILY GAZETTE COMMERCIAL & POLITICAL, Virginia, July 13, 1812  A very scarce title, in fact we believe this is the first we have encountered it. There are no issues of this date recorded in Brigham outside of the American Antiquarian Society.

The masthead features an engraving of George Washington. 

Pages 1 and 4 are filled with ads including one: "Fifty Dollars Rew... See More  

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677799

Several documents relating to the War of 1812...

Item #677799

July 30, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 30, 1812  Close to half of the front page is taken up with various documents relating to the War of 1812 including a: "Notice To British Subjects" living in America, followed by a: "Marshal's Notice" beginning: "The Department of State having directed that all British subjects within the United States, report themselves..."... See More  

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687158

Wm. H. Harrison & the War of 1812...

Item #687158

October 14, 1812

BOSTON PATRIOT, Oct. 14, 1812  Page 2 has a report: "North-Western Army" reports on the actions of General William H. Harrison. Page 2 also has: "War Intelligence" which reports on various naval actions from the War of 1812.

Four pages, nice condition.

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683187

Battle of Queenston Heights...

Item #683187

October 31, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 31, 1812  There are several pages with reports headed: "Events of the War" with a major portion taken up with a lengthy letter: "...from major-general VanRensellaer...to major general Henry Dearborn..." datelined at Lewistown, Oct. 14, 1812.

This is almost entirely concerned with the battle of Queenston Heights during which he led his ... See More  

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674435

Very beginning of the American Antiquarian Society...

Item #674435

November 25, 1812

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 25, 1812  Page 2 has a very significant news report headed: "American Antiquarian Society" which begins: "This Society was incorporated by an Act of the Legislature of this Commonwealth, passed October 22d, 1812. It's object is to collect and preserve the most authentic ancient documents & memorials..." with more. Also noted is that... See More  

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686209

The Hornet vs. the Peacock... Nine Acts of Congress signed by Madison...

Item #686209

March 31, 1813

AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, March 31, 1813  Half of the front page is taken up with  5 Acts of Congress each signed in type by: James Madison. Five more on page 2 as well.

Page 3 has: "Fifth Naval Victory! Over the Enemy" which is the battle of the Hornet vs. the Peacock. Included are: "Further Details" Also: "Invasion and Blockade of the Delaware" and... See More  

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674602

Abraham Walter's fascinating exploits...

Item #674602

December 15, 1813

BOSTON PATRIOT, Dec. 15, 1813  The front page has nearly a column taken up with: "Read What Follows!" "Extract of a letter from Capt. M'Donnough...Accompanying this is the voluntary statement of Abraham Walters, who was pilot of one of the sloops taken last summer. He made his escape from Quebec & after a severe journey of ten days, reported himself to me yesterday.&quo... See More  

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687157

Great account of the Dartmoor Prisoner Massacre...

Item #687157

July 17, 1815

NEW YORK EVENING POST, July 17, 1815  Inside contain over three pages on the infamous Dartmoor Prisoner Massacre, perhaps the most detailed account of this event we have seen in a newspaper. Included is a: "List of Prisoners Wounded on the Evening of the 6th April, 1815" and "Description of Death Wounds Inflicted on the Evening of the 6th April, 1815", the date of the mass... 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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677871

Death of Napoleon Bonaparte... Slave trade... William Wilberforce...

Item #677871

September 08, 1821

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 8, 1821  Beginning on page 2 is a report of the death of: "Napoleon Bonaparte" which is prefaced with: "The following particulars are interesting, and seem necessary to assist in affording an account of the exit of the man who, for so many years, had occupied the attention of all the civilized world..." with a subhead: "Official A... See More  

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675979

Earliest Florida newspaper we have offered...

Item #675979

June 15, 1822

THE FLORIDIAN, Pensacola, June 15, 1822  Not only is this the earliest Florida newspaper we have offered, it is a volume 1 issue of the earliest title in Pensacola, and one of the earliest newspapers in all of Florida. Its desirability is more in its early date than in its content, which has typical news reports and include: "From Fort Smith, Arkansas" "Alligator's Cruise&q... See More  

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683188

Critical thoughts on Mordecai Noah's plans for a Jewish homeland...

Item #683188

January 21, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 21, 1826  The prime article is: "Re-assemblage of the Jews" which has a letter somewhat critical of the efforts of Mordecai Manuel Noah to create a homeland for the Jews on Grand Island in the Niagara River.

This is followed by some responses by Mr. Noah.

Also within: "Slave Labor" which is brief, and over half a page on: "... See More  

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687259

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

Item #687259

July 23, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 23, 1831 An inside page 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 "Bibliographical Sketch" of him which is then foll... See More  

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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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672197

Inauguration & inaugural address of President Andrew Jackson...

Item #672197

March 09, 1833

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 9, 1833  Certainly the best content in this issue is the inside page account of: "The Inauguration" which is followed by the: "Inaugural Address Of The President Of the United States, Fourth of March, 1833" which takes over half a page This was the inauguration & inaugural address of Andrew Jackson.

Other items of interest ... See More  

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686221

Andrew Jackson's annual message...

Item #686221

December 12, 1835

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 12, 1835  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. It provides a very detailed review of the events of 1835.

Also within this issue is a letter signed in type: W. H. Harrison; a letter signed by: James  Madison in 1811; another  ... See More  

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687439

Becoming a Justice of the Peace, signed by the goveernor...

Item #687439

June 15, 1836

Document from the "State Of New Hampshire, part-printed, noting that Humphry Jackman has been granted: "...all Power and Authority given and granted by the Constitution and Laws of Our State to a Justice of the Peace for said County." being Hillsborough. 

The document is signed by the governor, William Plumer, at Concord, and dated June 15, 1836. 

A covered wax seal to t... See More  

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680077

Death of James Madison... Santa Anna's vindication...

Item #680077

July 02, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 2, 1836  A front page report begins: "It becomes our melancholy duty to announce the death of James Madison, who departed this life on the 28th ult..." More, plus a reference to the "great plan of government" and an acknowledgment of Madison's contribution to the plan: "...and to the memory of no one of that band of patr... See More  

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683310

Martin Van Buren's annual address to the nation...

Item #683310

December 28, 1839

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 28, 1839  Being so close to the nation's capital it is not surprising that much of the content is on politics of the day, including a wealth of reporting from Congress.

The prime feature would be the complete and lengthy text of the annual state-of-the-union address of President Martin Van Buren. The address takes over 4 page and is signed in... See More  

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678590

Earliest image of a President in a periodical?

Item #678590

October 12, 1840

VERMONT WATCHMAN & STATE JOURNAL, Montpelier, Oct. 12, 1840  A very notable issue as it has, on the front page, the earliest image of a contemporary President or future President that we are aware of in any periodical. 

Featured is a large image of William Henry Harrison who was running for President at the time, with much ftpg. reporting on: "General Harrison's Speech"... See More  

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683374

Rare military paper...

Item #683374

November 20, 1840

CITIZEN SOLDIER, Norwich, Vermont, Nov. 23, 1840  "Devoted To the Interests of the Militia, Military Science & National Defense" as noted in the masthead, where also is found their motto: "In Times Of Peace, Prepare For War". This title lasted but 52 issues. Articles include: "Report - of the minority of the Board of Visitors at West Point, 25th, June, 1840";... See More  

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687945

"Extra" edition with Harrison's inaugural address...

Item #687945

March 06, 1841

COURANT--EXTRA, Hartford, Connecticut, March 6, (1841)  An uncommon single sheet "Extra" broadsheet with most of the front page taken up with the: "Inaugural Address or President Harrison" carrying over to page 2.

William Henry Harrison has the dubious distinction of being the first President to die in office, severing the shortest term (31 days) and having delivered the ... See More  

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686317

Death of President William H. Harrison, in a Washington newspaper...

Item #686317

April 07, 1841

KENDALL'S EXPOSITOR, Washington, D.C., April 7, 1841  This was an uncommon title which lasted but 4 years. The prospectus (not here) notes it was a semi-weekly devoted to "...the security of the right of suffrage by additional laws to punish bribery & fraud...an exposure of abuses & corruptions in government..." and more.

Amos Kendall was Postmaster General under Andrew... See More  

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686274

Senate debates the admission of Texas to the Union...

Item #686274

February 04, 1845

Pamphlet reporting: "In Senate of The United States....February 4, 1845....REPORT: The Committee on Foreign Relations, to which have been referred sundry joint resolutions and a bill on the subject of the annexation of Texas...".

This is from the "28th Congress, 2d Session" of the Senate, as noted at the top. 

Complete in 24 pages, never-trimmed margins, 6 1/2 by 9 1/2 i... See More  

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682622

Reporting the Mexican War...

Item #682622

June 23, 1847

NEW YORK DEAILY TRIBUNE, June 23, 1847  Good content from the Mexican War including Relations With Mexico" "Further From Mexico" "Incidents of War" and other items.

Four pages, nice condition.

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649225

Gold Rush era...

Item #649225
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, 1849  Although this issue does not have specific gold rush content, it is a great “period” item with 1849 in the dateline. The issue contains many ads related to California and westward expansion, including several that have small wood-cut prints. The images shown are representative of the condition and format of the issue you will receive, but actual dates... See More  

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649244

From the library of President James Buchanan...

Item #649244
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., 1849  James Buchanan, who would be President of the United States from 1857-1861, earlier served several offices at the federal level, including Congressman from 1821-31; Senator from 1837-1845, Secretary of State from 1845-9, and then Ambassador to England, 1853-1856.

This newspaper was subscribed to by Buchanan while a Senator, obviously livi... See More  

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686957

The Mormons' new home... Gold in California...

Item #686957

March 22, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 22, 1849  Two-thirds of a column on page 3 is taken up with: "The Mormons" which notes in part: "...Seven thousand of them have found a resting place in the most remarkable spot on the American continent...to follow after a new Jerusalem in the West...They are again assaulted by popular persecution; their prophet murdered, their t... See More  

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686985

John James Audubon... The Comanche Indians... The California Gold Rush...

Item #686985

May 02, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., May 2, 1849  Page 3 has a report beginning: "Col. Webb, commander of a large California expedition...They give quite a gloomy account of their adventures. Mr. Audubon remained behind, and had determined to prosecute his journey towards California with a party..." with more.

Also on page 3 is a letter from Rio Janeiro beginning: "T... See More  

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687005

Early "Postscript" notice of the death of President Polk... Great content on the Gold Rush.... Capture of a slave ship...

Item #687005

June 19, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 19, 1849  The most notable report is the black-bordered "Postscript" at the upper right of page 3 which is headed: "Death Of Ex-President Polk" with the brief report noting: "...announcing; the melancholy news of the decease of Ex-President Polk at Nashville..." with a bit more.

We have never had an earlier re... See More  

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