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659568

Indian Treaties Kanzas & Osages Tribes...

Item #659568

February 11, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 11, 1826 A feature of this issue is a report on two "Indian Treaties", with the Kanzas & Osages tribes. The ftpg. has a report concerning the Creek Indians.

Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, some light staining on the front page, but otherwise in great condition.

This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political n... See More  

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$26.00
659555

Fur trading in the Northwest... 1822...

Item #659555

November 09, 1822

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, November 9, 1822  Featured in this issue is a nice report on fur trading in the Northwest. See images for details.

Additional articles provide news from various regions throughout America, and include political reporting.

Complete in 16 pages, measures 9 3/4 by 6 1/4 inches, a bit of foxing, but in overall good condition.

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659554

War In Florida... Creek Indians... 1836...

Item #659554

March 05, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, March 5, 1836  Featured in this issue is a nice report on the war in Florida involving the Creek Nation. See images for details.

Additional articles provide news from various regions throughout America, and include political reporting.

Complete in 16 pages, measures 9 3/4 by 6 1/4 inches, and is in good condition (although an inside page has ... See More  

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659553

Indians in Milledgeville, Georgia... 1829...

Item #659553

August 08, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland August 8, 1829  Featured in this issue is a nice report regarding Indian affairs in Milledgeville, Georgia. See images for details.

Additional articles provide news from various regions throughout America, and include political reporting.

This 16 page newspaper is in good condition, and measures 9 1/2 by 6 inches.

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$20.00
659552

General Andrew Jackson visits Jackson, TN...

Item #659552

October 22, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, MD October 22, 1825  Featured in this issue is a nice, early report regarding General Andrew Jackson's visit to Jackson, Tennessee. See images for details.

Additional articles provide news from various regions throughout America, and include political reporting.

This 16 page newspaper is in good condition, and measures 9 1/2 by 6 inches.... See More  

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659548

Indians on the Red River in Arkansas...

Item #659548

October 28, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, October 28, 1820  Featured in this issue is a report regarding Indians living along the Red River in the State of Arkansas. See images for details. Other news from throughout the country along with political reporting is present as well.

Measures 9 1/2 by 6 inches, and is in good condition.

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659545

Lead & silver mines in New England...

Item #659545

August 15, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 15, 1829  This 16 page newspaper has interesting news of the day throughout. A lot of the news is political from different regions of America, however, the article which caught our eye was in regards to lead and silver mines in New England. See images for details.

Measures 6 1/2 by 10 inches, in overall nice condition, with a small amount of damp... See More  

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659530

Meteorological Diary and Theatrical Register...

Item #659530
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, January, 1802  The back of the cover shows both the Meteorological Diary and Theatrical Register - that latter being a list of the various theatrical performances which were taking place in London which includes many plays which are still found on stage in the 21st century. Quite interesting. Other news of the day from throughout the world is als... See More  

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659524

A New Moral World!

Mr. Owen's New Harmony, Indiana...

Item #659524
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, December, 1826 and is about 55 pages in length. Although this issue has several articles of interest, perhaps the most intriguing is found under the heading, "NORTH AMERICA - Mr. Owen's New Harmony," which describes in detail Robert Owen's vision for "a New Moral World" of happiness, enlightenment, and prosperity throu... See More  

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659502

A Communist's oath from 1848...

Item #659502

August 08, 1848

BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, August 8, 1848  The front page has an early Communist oath under the heading: "THE OATH OF THE COMMUNISTS." See image for details. Other news of the day with period advertising is found throughout.

Four pages, small folio size, two cutouts on the 2nd leaf, but otherwise in nice condition. Since the described content is on the 1st leaf, the cutouts do not ... See More  

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658895

Supporting William H. Harrison for President...

Item #658895

January 01, 1840

THE MADISONIAN, Washington City, June, 1840



* William Henry Harrison for president



This issue has on the inside page a political cartoon print of a log cabin (for Wm. H. Harrison) and a heraldic eagle engraving with "Harrison & Tyler" on a banner in the eagle's beak (see). Much political reporting.

Four pages, nice condition.

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$27.00
658869

1831 Ad for "Nat Turner's Confessions"...

Item #658869

November 28, 1831

UNITED STATES TELEGRAPH, Washington City, Virginia, Nov. 28, 1831



* Confessions of Nat Turner

* Slave insurrection fame




Page 3 has an ad stating that a business has for sale, "The Confession's of Nat Turner". (see)

Turner was the leader of the famous slave insurrection in Virginia that occurred in September of 1831. Describes the "Confessions" as those "volunta... See More  

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658832

General Scott's official report on the capture of Mexico City...

Item #658832

November 17, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 17, 1847 



* Capture of Mexico City

* General Winfield Scott

* Mexican-American War




Most of a font page column is taken up with: "Battle of Molino De Rey - Report of Major General Scott" signed by him in type: Winfield Scott. This is followed by a lengthier: "Report of Brevet Major General Worth" on the latest Mex... See More  

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658831

Fine content on the closing events of the Mexican War...

Item #658831

November 15, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 1847 



* Battle of Contreras & Churubusco

* Mexican War - Mexico




The front page has over a full column letter signed in type by Winfield Scott, headed: "Battles of Contreras and Churubusco - Report of Major General Scott" which offers tremendous detail on these military events from near the end of  the Mexican W... See More  

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658830

Santa Anna threatens retribution if Childs does not leave Puebla...

Item #658830

November 01, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 1, 1847 



* Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna

* Mexican-Amercian War




Page 3 has a great letter from Santa Anna to Col. Childs, stating his request that Childs evacuate the city of Puebla and if he does so he would extend courtesies to his exit. The responding letter from Childs states he will have none of it--he will defend his position at ... See More  

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658829

Difficulty in capturing Santa Anna...

Item #658829

October 29, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 29, 1847 



* Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna

* Mexican-Amercian War




Inside has some great content on the Mexican War including nearly a full column letter: "Dispatches From Major Downing" on the situation from near the end of the war. It includes a letter from him to President Polk which begins: "I've done my best, acco... See More  

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658827

Much detail on General Scott entering Mexico City...

Item #658827

October 26, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 26, 1847 



* Occupation of Mexico City

* General Winfield Scott

* Mexican-American War




Page 3 has a a full column letter concerning the Mexican War.

Also, most of a column is taken up with some fine reports on the war in a letter prefaced in part with: "...from a high source of military information...that every word of it may b... See More  

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658820

Much reporting on the Mexican War as it nears its end...

Item #658820

October 12, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 12, 1847 



* Final events of the Mexican War



Page 3 has much reporting on the Mexican War including: "Major Lally's Command" which has reports of the killed  & wounded at Cerro Gordo, National Bridge, Paso Ovijas, and at Lasanimas.

Also a report headed: "A Little Later From Vera Cruz" which has much, t... See More  

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658818

Capture of Mexico City by Winfield Scott...

Item #658818

October 05, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 5, 1847 



* Capture of Mexico City

* General Winfield Scott

* Mexican-American War




Page 2 has: "Chippewa Treaties" as well as a lengthy letter: "On The Origin of the War", being the Mexican War.

Page 3 has a notable report headed: "The Capital taken by General Scott--Our Flag Flying over the Halls of the Mon... See More  

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658817

Negotiating terms for surrender in the Mexican War...

Item #658817

October 04, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 4, 1847 



* Final events of the Mexican War

* Negotiation terms for surrender




Fully half of page 2 is taken up with a wealth of reporting on the Mexican War, headed: "Late and Important From Mexico" "The Capture of the  City of Mexico--The Peace Propositions of Mr. Trist and the Counter Propositions of the Mexicans... See More  

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658815

Historical perspective on the reason for the Mexican War...

Item #658815

October 02, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 2, 1847 



* Looking back at the origin of the Mexican War



Half of page 2 is taken up with a very lengthy article: "On The Origin of the War", referring  to the on-going Mexican-American War.

Much reporting from the war is on page 3 with: "Unwelcome News From Mexico" "Correspondence of the Mobile Herald&qu... See More  

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658473

On George Washington's death & funeral... Front page report of his death...

Item #658473

January 08, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL & MASSACHUSETTS FEDERALIST, Boston, January 8, 1800 



* President George Washington death - funeral



The front page has a nice account headed: "Washington's Last Illness" which begins: "Some time in the night of Friday, the 10th instant, having been exposed to a rain on the proceeding day, General Washington was attacked with an inflammatory affec... See More  

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658423

High Resolution Images... 600dpi...

Early report on the death of Alexander Hamilton...

Item #658423

July 17, 1804

High Resolution Images of: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN, Hudson, New York, July 17, 1804



Note: Whereas this noteworthy issue has already sold, due to the unique nature of the coverage, we are making a set of 600dpi-images (printable/publishable quality) available for a minimal price. Once paid, we will e-mail you this set of images which includes: the entire front page, the report on the death o... See More  

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658342

1859 Slavery in the South...

Item #658342

May 18, 1859

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 18, 1859



* Southern slavery - slaves

* Pre Civil War convention




Page 4 has an interesting reporting headed: "The Southern Convention" "The Opening Of The Slave Trade" and more. Text takes up over 8 columns.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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658230

St. Louis, Missouri...

Item #658230

March 14, 1857

BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, March 14, 1857  This title was formatted much like the more popular "Harper's Weekly" being tabloid-size with several pages of prints. This title actually precedes Harper's, which did not begin publication until 1857. Within this issue are prints captioned: "Saint Louis, Missouri (5 scenes)" "New York Harbor Scene" "
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658229

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 1857...

Item #658229

March 21, 1857

BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, March 21, 1857  This title was formatted much like the more popular "Harper's Weekly" being tabloid-size with several pages of prints. This title actually precedes Harper's, which did not begin publication until 1857. Within this issue are prints captioned: "Harrisburg PA (4 scenes)", "The Island of Nisida, Italy", "
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657936

Boston sleighing...

Item #657936

February 26, 1859

GLEASON'S WEEKLY LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, February 26, 1859  The front page has an illustration "Representation of a Wild Boar Hunt in Algeria" with an accompanying article. Inside has a nice print of: "Sleighing Scene on Boston Neck" and "Cuban Volante, for Ladies in Fashionable Drives in the Paseo de Isabel, Havana" with articles on both. The bkpg. show... See More  

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657929

New weapon is created... A stowaway slave case...

Item #657929

October 15, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 15, 1836  Content includes: "Another Slave Case" concerning a runaway slave (see photos); "War In Florida" with the Indians; "The Hindoo Exhibition" and more.

The back page has: "New Weapon" with the report stating: "We have been...shown one of the most awfully destructive weapons, made by gen. Houston&#... See More  

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657925

Slave ships arrive at Galveston... A Proclamation by the President...

Item #657925

August 08, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 8, 1818  Page 6 has: "General Jackson's Campaign" which lists the number of: "...The Indians inhabiting the country lying between Georgia & the Mississippi river..." totaling 11,000 warriors. It notes: "This force, if embodied and hostile, would e serious enemy to the United States...".

The bkpg. has: "A P... See More  

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657913

Terrific engraving of a trumpeting news boy...

Item #657913

March 23, 1836

DEREIZENDE NIEUWS-BODE, Amsterdam, March 23, 1836 



* Uncommon title

* Nice masthead engraving




A curious little newspaper in Dutch, perhaps most noted for the comparatively large, nice engraving on the front page of a man on horseback "trumpeting" the news.

The title translates to "Traveling News boy".

Four pages, 6 by 8 inches, great condition..... See More  

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657912

End of a Mormon publication...

Item #657912

October 08, 1857

THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, Oct. 8, 1857  This is an uncommon periodical published by the Oneida Community, a Utopian commune founded by John Humphrey Noyes in 1848 in Oneida. The community believed that Jesus Christ had already returned in the year 70, making it possible for them to bring about Christ's millennial kingdom themselves, and be free of sin and perfect in this world, not ... See More  

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657900

Mexican War nears its end: Mexicans want to negotiate a peace...

Item #657900

September 29, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept, 29, 1847  Page 3 has much of a column taken up with fine report on the closing battles of the Mexican-American War, headed: "The Late Battles In Mexico". Near  the beginning is: "Our arms are again victorious, but at a fearful cost of life and blood...". The American army was advancing very close to Mexico City: &q... See More  

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657899

Reflecting upon the notable Battle of Buena Vista...

Item #657899

September 21, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 21, 1847 



* re. Battle of Buena Vista

* Mexican-American War




Page 3 contains a lengthy letter with details on the: "Battle Field of Buena Vista" actually fought in February. It was a signal victory for the Americans over a much larger Mexican Army.

Also on page 2: "From the Army of Gen. Taylor".

Four pages, ver... See More  

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657845

Embargo Act Anniversary - Black-bordered mockery...

Item #657845

December 22, 1808

BOSTON GAZETTE, Dec. 22, 1808.

 

* Embargo Act anniversary... mockery item

* black borders surround text




On page 2 under Embargo Anniversary is a mock-anniversary announcement marking one year since the passing of the controversial Embargo Law. Content is black-bordered like an obituary. News of the day with some advertisements. Ink is lite on each side of the text making some w
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657809

Rare title from New Hampshire...

Item #657809

February 01, 1838

N.H. PATRIOT--EXTRA, Concord, New Hampshire, Feb., 1838



* Rare title



Just below the dateline is "Incontrovertible Facts -  Democrats, Read ! " with most of the content being politics and finance reports. Four pages, very nice condition.

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657768

Has General Winfield Scott entered Mexico City?

Item #657768

August 14, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 14, 1847  Page 3 has news from the Mexican War under the heading: "From The Rio Grande". This report focuses on whether General Winfield Scott had entered Mexico City, on letter noting: "It is rumored here for a week past that Gen. Scott had arrived in the city of Mexico...it is not possible that he could have entered he city... See More  

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657766

The Mexican War: the capture of Tabasco... Early news on California...

Item #657766

July 30, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 30, 1847 



* Tabasco, Mexico captured

* Mexican-American War

* Matthew C. Perry




Fine content on the  Mexican War with page 2 having 1 1/2 columns taken up with a lengthy & detailed report headed: "The Capture of Tabasco" "Extract of a Letter from an Officer on Board the U.S. Steamer Spitfire at Tabasco".

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657758

Yellow Fever cured by ketchup?...

Item #657758
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, May, 1802  The front page of this issue has a nice masthead of St. John's Gate and contains news & stories from around the world during this very early time in history. Very interesting reading from the day it was first reported which includes a brief report on the possible cure for yellow fever by eating regular ketchup. A strange though... See More  

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657728

Early fromm New Mexico... The Mexican War...

Item #657728

July 28, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 28, 1847  Page 3 has half a column concerning: "Interesting from Santa Fe" with early reports from the territory of New Mexico (see). Also a report: "California Affairs--A letter dated Monterey, Feb. 1" talks of setting up the government there.

There are reports on the Mexican War under: "On the Progress of the War... See More  

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657727

The Mexican War...

Item #657727

July 23, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 23, 1847 



* Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna



Page 3 has reports on the Mexican War with items headed; "Official" "Important From Mexico", this latter report taking a full column which includes a report from Santa Anna noting: "...The army of the enemy being upon the eve of moving upon this capital with a view to at... See More  

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657726

The Mexican War... Creating St. Marks, Florida...

Item #657726

July 22, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 22, 1847 



* St. Marks, Wakulla County, Florida



Page 3 has various reports on the Mexican War with items headed: "The Army Under Gen. Scott" "Prosecution of the War" "American Prisoners in Mexico--Probable Advance of Gen. Scott".

The back page has a document: "By the President of the United States&qu... See More  

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657724

Mexican War, and Monterey to be the capital of California...

Item #657724

July 16, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 16, 1847  Page 3 has nearly two columns of reports from the Mexican War with a column headed: "Important From Mexico" "Latest from the Army of General Scott" which includes two letters form Puebla, Mexico, and one from Vera Cruz. Much detail.

Also a column headed: "From California which takes over a full column on ... See More  

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657723

Much on the Mexican War...

Item #657723

July 10, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 10, 1847  Page 5 has several reports concerning the Mexican War, with items headed: "Later From Mexico" "Another Letter From Gen. Taylor" "From the California Expedition". The first article has several subheads including: "More Guerrillas" "Mexican Correspondence Intercepted" "Gen. Scot... See More  

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657721

The Mexican War... Lake Superior described...

Item #657721

July 08, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 8, 1847  Page 3 has several items on the Mexican war with a column headed: "The News From Mexico" which includes in part: "...no longer doubtful that Gen. Scott's march upon the capital will be disputed with no inconsiderable determination--for Mexicans. It is supposed that he will be resisted, in force, at three several ... See More  

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657711

Disgusted with the hardships at the California gold diggings...

Item #657711

September 17, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 17, 1849 



* California gold rush hardships



Page 3 has: "Items From California and Panama" which begins with a discouraging report: "Nearly all the American passengers by the Empire City are returning from the mines, disgusted with the life of extreme toil & hardship which must be endured there..." and continue... See More  

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657705

Fine accounts from California and the gold region...

Item #657705

October 17, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 17, 1849 



* California gold rush fever



Page 3 has most of a column headed: "California Correspondence" which is mostly taken up with a fascinating & very detailed letter from San Francisco, August 19. It has some fine reports from the gold regions, including: "...in my opinion individual gold digging will soon end. ... See More  

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657704

Terrific & lengthy account from the California gold regions...

Item #657704

October 20, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 20, 1849 



* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners




Page 3 has a terrific, nearly full column report headed: "The California Gold Region" which has much detail and fascinating accounts. Its begins: "It is now nearly two years since the discovery of the gold mines in this country...". there is too much fine ... See More  

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657700

California works on its Constitution... Col. Fremont and his trip to California...

Item #657700

November 15, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 1849  Page 3 has over a full column taken up with: "the California Convention" which has much reporting on the efforts towards creating a state constitution so California can join the Union.

Also on pg. 2: "Personal News From California" is a great & very detailed letter explaining a trip to California, led by C... See More  

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657699

Much on the Gold Rush in California...

Item #657699

November 14, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Nov. 14, 1849 



* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners




Page 3 has "Correspondence from California" which has a letter which includes: "...The news here is most flattering. Gold is abundant! Labor is worth seven to thirty dollars a day..." with much more on how high the prices are, & continuing with: &quo
... See More  

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657698

Results of the presidential election...

Item #657698

November 23, 1844

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 23, 1844  The top of the first column of the front page has the results of the Presidential election, headed: "Presidential" with a count by state for Henry Clay and James K. Polk. Much more on the results of the election on inside pages. Page 2 has a letter from President Tyler to H. M. Kamehameha III, king of Hawaii (see photos). Also ... See More  

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