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660504

Growing tensions with France...

Item #660504

March 15, 1798

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, March 15, 1798  The front page begins with an Act off the Mass. legislature: "...to lessen the dangerous evils of Canine Madness, and other Injuries occasioned by Dogs."

Page 2 has some reports on the tensions between the United States and France, including a letter signed in type by the President: John Adams.

The back page has many nice illustrated ... See More  

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665561

Growing troubles with France...

Item #665561

April 23, 1798

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, April 23, 1798  The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time, while the District of Columbia was under construction.

Page 3 has an: "Address, to the President of the United States" from the politicians of Philadelphia, concerning the troubling relations with France at that time. This is followed ... See More  

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668174

President John Adams responds...

Item #668174

June 18, 1798

AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 18, 1795  Page 3 has a congratulatory letter to the President & Congress, with the reply to the inhabitants of Kent County, Maryland, signed in type by the President: John Adams.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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660506

Letter from President John Adams concerning France...

Item #660506

June 28, 1798

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 28, 1798  Page 2 begins with reports from Congress concerning Aliens, later to be solidified in the Aliens and Sedition Act.

Also a letter from the President concerning France, ending with: "...I will never send another Minister to France without assurances that he will be received, respected, and honored as the Representative of a great, free, powerf... See More  

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668931

Giving permission for the President to borrow money...

Item #668931

July 26, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 26, 1798  Page 2 has over half a column taken up with: "AN ACT To Enable the resident of the United States to Borrow money for the Public Service" signed at its conclusion: John Adams.

Four pages, handsome masthead, foxing to an upper corner, nice condition.

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668954

Beating Obamacare by 212 years...

Item #668954

September 26, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 26, 1798  Page 2 contains the full text of: "An Act for the Relief of Sick and Disabled Seamen" which was signed into law on July 16, 1798 with the signature of the President: John Adams.

This Act of Congress authorized the deduction of 20 cents per month from the wages of seamen for the sole purpose of funding medical care fo... See More  

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668958

President John Adams responds...

Item #668958

October 04, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 4, 1798  Page 2 contains an address of the field officers from Baltimore County to the President, as we as an address of the grand jury of Dutchess County in New York, with the response signed in type by the President: John Adams.

Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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671958

The Yellow Fever epidemic...

Item #671958

October 06, 1798

THE SPECTATOR, New York, Oct. 6, 1798  An unusual issue being single sheet rather than the typical 4 pages due to the on-going Yellow Fever Epidemic which ravaged much of the Eastern United States at that time.

There are front page articles relating to the epidemic including a report on the number of recent deaths from the fever, one taking over a full column.

Four pages, never-trimmed, irr... See More  

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668962

Responses from the President, John Adams...

Item #668962

October 15, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 15, 1798  Page 2 has an address to the President by the inhabitants of Kanhawa County, with the response signed: John Adams. Also an address from the grand jurors of Hampshire County to the President, with the response signed: John Adams.

Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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668994

President John Adams responds...

Item #668994

November 26, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 26, 1798  Inside has an address to the President by the grand jury of Middlesex County, Mass., followed by his "Answer" signed in type: John Adams.

Four pages, handsome masthead, scattered foxing, nice condition.

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668995

Confirmation of Napoleon's defeat by Nelson...

Item #668995

November 30, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 30, 1798  Page 2 has a report noting: "...confirms the account in our paper...of the total defeat of Buonaparte's fleet. One of the editors  is gone to the Roads for the official account which the captain omitted to bring from on board--as soon as he returns it shall be laid before our readers..." and a bit more.

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649292

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

Item #649292
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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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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670970

Alexander Hamilton examines Jefferson's address to Congress...

Item #670970

January 26, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Jan. 26, 1802  Starting on page 2 & concluding on page 3 is: "Examination Of The President's Message, Number IV" signed in type by: Lucius Crassus, the pen name of Alexander Hamilton.

A website notes: "Hamilton’s “Examination of Jefferson’s Message to Congress of December 7, 1801,” i... See More  

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670971

Alexander Hamilton examines Jefferson's address to Congress...

Item #670971

February 02, 1802

THE BALANCE &COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Feb. 2, 1802  Printed on pages 2 & 3 is: "Examination Of The President's Message, Number V" signed in type by: Lucius Crassus, the pen name of Alexander Hamilton.

A website notes: "Hamilton’s “Examination of Jefferson’s Message to Congress of December 7, 1801,” in which Hamilton,
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666962

Alexander Hamilton examines Jefferson's address to Congress...

Item #666962

March 02, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, March 9, 1802  Pages 2 & 3 contain the: "Examination Of The President's Message, Number IX" signed in type: Lucius Crassus.

Although not signed this work was written by Alexander Hamilton. A website notes: "Hamilton’s “Examination of Jefferson’s Message to Congress of December 7, 1801,” in which Hamil... See More  

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667006

A blistering article on Thomas Paine... Jefferson's first state-of-the-union address...

Item #667006

December 28, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Dec. 28, 1802  The entire ftpg. is a piece which simply skewers the character of Thomas Paine, headed: "Thomas Paine" and beginning: "A being without a home--a being without a country--a wretch without character--a wretch lost to shame--an incendiary in Europe--an incendiary in America--the first reviler of Washington--t... See More  

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666403

From the heart of Jefferson's presidency...

Item #666403
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, For The Country, Philadelphia  A lot of eleven issues from 1803 offering an interesting insight into the early period of the Jeffersonian era, as the government transitioned away from Federalist policies. Each issue is in "2nd rate" or damaged condition, yet still a wealth of interesting reading.

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670043

Very early Charleston...

Item #670043

February 14, 1803

CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Feb. 14, 1803  A volume I issue  (number 31) of this famous title from the South. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads including one on the back page concerning two Negroes who: "Absented Themselves".

Four pages, nice condition.

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671977

Great item on Dickinson College in Carlisle...

Item #671977

February 28, 1803

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Feb. 28, 1803  The back page has a terrific & quite detailed notice headed: "DICKINSON COLLEGE" which details the stringent requirements of the students, and that: "...trustees & professors are equally solicitous that the seminary should be placed on a respectable footing & that as complete an education should be obtained ... See More  

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667464

Thomas Jefferson on the judiciary in 1776...

Item #667464

May 10, 1803

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, May 10, 1803  Page 2 has a nice items reflecting up a letter signed by: Th. Jefferson from 1776 concerning the judiciary.

Eight pages, 9 by 11 1/4 inches foxing & minor wear at the margins.

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671889

Five American newspapers: 1803-1809...

Item #671889

October 01, 1803

(5) Five very early 19th century American newspapers: New York Herald, Oct. 1, 1803; United States' Gazette, Nov. 13, 1809; National Intelligencer, Jan. 30, 1809; Independent Chronicle, Feb. 11,1808; and Providence Gazette, Jan. 14, 1809. All five are good "newsy" newspapers of folio size, 4 pages, some margin tears, generally good condition. A nice set of five different, early newsp... 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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668133

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

Item #668133

February 13, 1807

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 13, 1807  Half of the front page is taken up with five Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. One is for the erection of light houses, and another for surveying the coasts of the U.S.

Four pages, nice condition.

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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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667260

Census of slaves by county...

Item #667260

December 21, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore Dec. 21, 1811  Most of 3 pages are taken up with details of the census for the states of Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia giving a county-by-county chart of "Free Whites" & "Slaves" for 1790, 1800, and 1810.

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



As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-c... 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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667217

The historic Embargo, which would lead to the War of 1812...

Item #667217

April 11, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 11, 1812  Over half a page is taken up with the full text of this historic: "Embargo Law" signed in type by the President: James Madison on April 4, 1814. It is titled: "An ACT Laying an Embargo on all the Ships and Vessels in the Ports and Harbours of the United States, for a Limited Time." Further inside are reports from the "Ho... See More  

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664867

The capture of the frigate Chesapeake......

Item #664867

June 24, 1813

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 24, 1813  Page 2 has some great reporting from the War of 1812 with items headed: "General Dearborn to General Armstrong" dated at Fort George. Then letters from Isaac Chauncey and H. Dearborn as well with war details.

But the most notable report is: "Authentic--Particulars Concerning the Chesapeake" which has a subhead: "Capture o... See More  

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664872

Many reports from the War of 1812...

Item #664872

July 15, 1813

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 15, 1813  The ftpg. has a lengthy editorial on the War of 1812 headed: "Madison's War!" Also on the ftpg. is a letter from General Dearborn to the Secretary of War from Fort George, then another letter from Fort George, also: "From Fort Meigs", a letter Green Clay to General Harrison with his response signed in type: Wm. H. Harrison,... See More  

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626767

Much from Commodore Chauncey... Funeral of James Lawrence...

Item #626767

August 31, 1813

THE WAR, New York, Aug. 31, 1813  Among the many reports on the War of 1812 are: "British Accounts - From Canada" "Descent On Plattsburgh" "British Official Account of the Capture of our Schooners on Lake Ontario" all on the front page. Also beginning on the ftpg. and taking two-thirds of pg. 2 is: "Com. Chauncey's Statement" to the Secretary of the... See More  

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674606

Battle of Chateauguay...

Item #674606

November 30, 1813

NEWBURYPORT HERALD, Massachusetts, Nov. 30, 1813 



* Battle of Chateauguay - Quebec, Canada

* Wade Hampton vs. Charles de Salaberry

* War of 1812 - Mohawk people




The ftpg. has: "General Orders" being the British account of: "...the affair of the 26th Oct. between General Hampton and the British". which was the Battle of Chateauguay. This was one of the two bat... See More  

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667225

"Don't give up the ship!"...

Item #667225

July 22, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 22, 1815  The entire front page and almost all of page 2 are taken up with: "Lawrence and the Chesapeake" which has much on the battle which cost Captain Lawrence his life.

Portions of the report include: "...Lawrence fell! and the remainder of the fight, if fight it can be called, was as disgraceful as the first eight minutes were b... See More  

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671914

Jews are expelled... Kentucky's Mammoth Cave...

Item #671914

August 24, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 24, 1816  One of the better items is a brief article headed: "Summary Notices of Events" which includes: "It is stated that the senate of the 'free city' of Lubec has ordered all the Jews settled there to leave it..." with a bit more, and ending with: "...They seem never to have a home."

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675948

Pirate Jean LaFitte and much more on Galveston, Texas...

Item #675948

December 27, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  December 27, 1817  Certainly the best report in this issue is headed: "Of Galveston" which is about--among other items concerning Galveston,Texas--the noted pirate Lafitte. Part of the text includes: "...Galvezton is a small island or sand bar situate in the bay of St. Barnard on the coast of Texas...Among the most conspicuous charac... See More  

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667231

Battle of Amelia Island...

Item #667231

January 03, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 3, 1818  Inside has a lengthy article: "Galveston and Amelia - of Amelia" which has some fine reports on the Battle of Amelia Island, just off the coast of northern Florida/southern Georgia. One dispatch notes: "The patriotism of Amelia island appears to be confined to privateering and plundering. General Aury has the command."

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649274

Newspapers with a treasure-trove of political reporting...

Item #649274
(20) NILES' REGISTER, Baltimore, 1820's - 1830's  A lot of 20 different issues within the noted date range, all complete and each containing 16 pages.

Niles' Register was a very famous, small-size newspaper which excellent political reporting--not surprising given its proximity to Washington, D.C.--in addition to carrying a wealth of news events from across the country. I
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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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671915

Exploring the Yellowstone... Westward expansion...

Item #671915

January 15, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 15, 1820  Certainly the best is the lengthy report headed: "Expedition to the Yellow Stone" which has some great detail on this expedition, which is a very early report. The text takes over 3 pages and includes a half pg. chart headed: "Statement Showing the Movement of the Troops composing the Missouri & Mississippi Expedition in... See More  

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671913

Creating a Jewish city in the Niagara River...

Item #671913

September 24, 1825

NILES' 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... See More  

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671912

Creating a Jewish city in the Niagara River...

Item #671912

September 24, 1825

NILES' 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... See More  

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667234

Commenting on the Maryland "Jew Bill"...

Item #667234

January 14, 1826

THE NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  Jan. 14, 1826  Under the heading "Maryland" is a very nice, editorialized report acknowledging the very recent approval of the "Jew Bill" which allowed--for the first time--Jews to hold public office in the state of Maryland.

The report reads in part: "The affairs of our state begin to have an improving appearance...for the... See More  

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667078

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

Item #667078

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 Morecai 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: "O... See More  

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671957

Early issue from this Southern town rich in history...

Item #671957

September 19, 1829

THE CAMDEN JOURNAL, South Carolina, Sept. 19, 1829  A very early issue from this town rich in history, being the oldest inland  town in South Carolina, the site of notable Revolutionary War battles, and home to six Confederate generals. Gregory notes that only one institution (Univ. of S. C.) has any holdings of this title from the earliest years.

Page 2 has an interesting article on th... See More  

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671436

Census to count slaves... Andrew Jackson...

Item #671436

April 17, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 17, 1830  Over 2 pages are taken up with: "Census of 1830" which is: "An act, to provide for taking the fifth census or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States." & which includes the census schedule with a chart of the various categories to be counted including: "Slaves" and "Free Colored Person
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662630

Davy Crockett on Andy Jackson...

Item #662630

March 02, 1831

HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Mass., March 2, 1831  Page 3 has a small article: "President Jackson not a Jackson Man!" which notes: "Mr. Crockett of Tennessee states in Congress...that he supported the present administration when General Jackson came into power..." with more.

Four pages, good 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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672108

Slavery comes to an end in England...

Item #672108

August 29, 1833

THE TIMES, London, August 29, 1833  As Wikipedia notes the British Slavery Abolition Act was passed in 1833, receiving the royal assent on August 28.

Page 2 begins with: "Parliamentary Intelligence" with text noting in part: "Their Lordships sat at 12 o'clock...the Royal assent was given by commission to various bills--amongst which were...Colonial Slavery Bill...Slave Tra... 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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