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211510

1819 Generals Jackson & Scott...

Item #211510

May 12, 1819

MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 12, 1819 Pg. 2 has: Gens. Jackson And Scott which includes letters signed in type by each general concerning a misunderstanding from 1817. Pg. 3 has a related letter signed in type: De Witt Clinton. Other news of the day includes: "Artic Discoveries" "The Senate" "Hints For The Season" and more. Several interesting advertisements as well. Minor edge wea... See More  

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211509

Yellowstone expedition of 1819....

Item #211509

June 30, 1819

MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 30, 1819.



* 1819 Yellowstone Expedition



A pg. 2 report from Jeffersonville says: "The U.S. Steamboat, Western Engineer, passed this place...on her way up the Missouri. There also passed on the same day, and were piloted over the falls, 9 keels, containing part of the expedition to the Yellow Stone under the command of Col. Atkinson, Capt. Fo... See More  

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211483

1847 4th of July Celebration....

Item #211483

July 07, 1847

NEW YORK HERALD, July 7, 1847.



* 4th of July Celebration in New York City

* 21st Anniversary of America



Detailed report on pg. 2: The Celebration In New York City Of The 71st Anniversary Of American Indpendence. Has two 4 1/2 by 4 1/2 engravings: Young Americans Celebrating In The Park & Appearance Of The City re. a view from the bay of the fireworks. Also one of the New State Arsenal i... See More  

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211469

1820 Cumberland Road Act By James Monroe...

Item #211469

August 15, 1820

NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT & STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Aug. 15, 1820 The front page has: An Act to authorize the appointment of Commissioners to lay out the Road therein mentioned, signed in type: James Monroe re. continuation of the Cumberland Road. Also a report stating that Gov. Cass, of the Michigan Territory, completed a treaty with the Chippewa Indians in which they ceded sixteen squa... See More  

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211404

Camden and Amboy Railroad In 1834...

Item #211404

May 09, 1834

THE SUN, N.Y., May 9, 1834 Pg. 3 has a report about an accident on the Camden and Amboy Railroad, when two engines travelling in opposite directions made contact at a curve. The Camden & Amboy RR was the first RR in New Jersey and one of the earliest in the U.S. May be one of first railroad accidents! Other news of the day includes: "Another Murder" "Police Office" and more. Several interestin... See More  

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211402

South Carolina Convention In 1832..

Item #211402

December 01, 1832

EVENING POST, N.Y., Dec. 1, 1832 Pg. 2 has the Report of the Committee of the South Carolina Convention which accompanied the ordinance enacted by South Carolina to nullify the Ordinances of 1828 and 1832. Takes 4 1/2 columns. Other news of the day includes: "Illinois Election" Several interesting advertisements as well. Archival mend to a small tear in this text, otherwise in nice condition.

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211297

The More Things Change... The More They Stay The Same...

Jamaica Long Island NY Carrier's Address...

Item #211297

March 15, 1842

LONG-ISLAND DEMOCRAT, Jamaica, N.Y., March 15, 1842. Taking more than a full column on the front page is a timely letter to the Superintendent of Common Schools of the State of New York concerning a potentially inappropriate book found in the school's library titled "The Cabinet of Curiosities, or Wonders of the World Displayed".  The letter discusses some details of the book (all referr... See More  

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211281

1824 Black Population In U.S....

Item #211281

January 07, 1824

MASSACHUSETTS SPY WORCESTER GAZETTE, Jan. 7, 1824 Interesting topical item on page 2: Origin Of The Word Yankee. Page 3 has a report about the increase of the black population, especially in the South. Other news of the day includes: "Coal" "Beware Of Counterfeit Money" "American Deserts" and much more. Several interesting advertisements as well. Lite foxing in the upper half, each leaf ... See More  

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211258

1860 Question Of Slavery...

Item #211258

March 28, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, March 28, 1860, with various reports relating to the issue of slavery.   Page 2 has a lengthy letter: "The Slavery Question" "What A Tobacco Planter of Maryland Thinks of the Politics of the Day". Other news of the day includes: "The Late Captures In The Gulf" "Affairs On Rio Grande" "The Strikes In New England" and much more. 8 pages in good condition.

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211218

1840 William Henry Harrison...

Item #211218

October 21, 1840

THE CORRECTOR, Sag Harbor, N.Y., Oct. 21, 1840 Taking most of pg. 2 is: Gen. Harrison's Speech, At The Dayton Convention, Held 10th September, 1840. Pg. 3 has an endorsement for the Harrison-Tyler ticket, plus a list of the electors, and the various state and local candidates. Other news of the day includes: "Petrified Tress In Texas" "Farther Particulars of the Whale ship Erie" and more. Sev... See More  

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211154

Martin Van Buren Annual Message In 1838...

Item #211154

December 10, 1838

NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Dec. 10, 1838 The annual Message of the President to Congress takes all of pg. 2 and concludes on pg. 3 where it is signed in type: Martin Van Buren. Other news of the day includes: "Gen. Jackson At Home" "Shocking Calamity" and much more. Several interesting advertisements as well. Subscribers names written above the masthead, small area of foxing... See More  

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211153

James Buchanan's annual message...

Item #211153

February 03, 1858

WASHINGTON UNION, Washington, Feb. 3, 1858  Page 2 has the President's Message which takes 3 columns and a bit more, and is signed in type: James Buchanan. Minor printing crease slightly affects about seven words of the message. Nice to have in a Washington paper.

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211068

Comedian William Evans Burton Death In 1860...

Item #211068

February 11, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 11, 1860 Page 7 has: Obituary William Evans Burton, Comedian. Quite a lengthy obituary of this famous comic actor. Other news of the day includes: "The Gale On Thursday Night" "The Most Violent Hurricane Experienced for Several Years" "Sporting" and much more. Several interesting advertisements as well. 12 pages in good condition.

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211019

1840 Public Revenue Act...

Item #211019

July 29, 1840

THE CORRECTOR, Sag-Harbor, N.Y., July 29, 1840 On pg. 2 under Sub-Treasury Law is: An Act to provide for the collection, safe keeping, transfer, and disbursement of the public revenue. Quite lengthy and concludes on gp. 3, signed in type: M. Van Buren. Other news of the day includes: "Final Adjournment Of Congress" "The Duel" "Horrid Murder" "Late From Africa" and much more. 4 pages... See More  

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211009

Secretary of the Treasury's annual report...

Item #211009

December 10, 1811

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Dec. 10, 1811 The Official Statements, Extracted from the Annual Report of the Secretary of the Treasury takes two columns on the front page and almost four columns on pg. 2. Other news of the day and advertisements. First leaf has an archival mend to a small hole, bit of stray writing above the masthead.

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210996

1843 Philip Barton Key...

Item #210996

September 08, 1843

PENNSYLVANIA INQUIRER AND NATIONAL GAZETTE, Phila., Sept. 8, 1843 On page 2 under An Expected Duel is a report about the attempts by officials to prevent the duel between Philip Barton Key (son of Francis Scott Key) and Capt. May. Some details about the exchange between the two men which led to the challenge. Other news of the day includes: "Robbers In Louisville" "From Yucatan" "Mexico And T... See More  

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210936

1834 Monody...

Item #210936

May 23, 1834

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

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210916

1824 Massachusetts Spy...

Item #210916

October 13, 1824

MASSACHUSETTS SPY WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 13, 1824 A pg. 2 report from Utica says 99 boats arrived there during the last week, with details about the various cargo transported by the boats, including 193 tons of gypsum. Other news of the includes: "Female Influence" "English Opium" "Daring Outrage" "Trial For Murder" and much more. Several interesting advertisements as well. Archival mend to ... See More  

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210878

Early Balloon Voyage In 1859...

Item #210878

August 09, 1859

NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 9, 1859 Back page has: Narrative Of Professor Wises 231st Aerial Voyage Made from St. Louis, Mo., July 30, 1859, accompanied by his son, Chas. E. Wise. Also has: Blondins Greatest Feat He Stands On His Head re. his third tight rope performance above the Niagara River. Both are quite detailed. Other news of the day includes: "THE NEW SLAVE-TRADE" "The Kansas G... See More  

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210864

1822 James Monroe Act...

Item #210864

April 24, 1822

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 24, 1822. On the front page under a woodcut of an eagle and shield is An Act to authorize the State of Illinois to open a canal through the public lands to connect the Illinois River with Lake Michigan, signed in type: James Monroe. Also two other acts and a resolution signed in type by Monroe as well. Other news of the day includes: "North West Coast" "Reduc... See More  

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210859

1821 Seal Hunting...

Item #210859

May 05, 1821

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 5, 1821 A front page report headed Newly Discovered Land begins: The schooner Express, Capt. Williams, has arrived at Stonington, from New Shetland (the land to the S. of Cape Horn said to have been recently discovered) and has brought home 25,000 valuable fur seal skins. Other details as well. Other news of the day includes: "HAYTI" "New-York Election" and muc... See More  

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210857

1802 4th of July Poem...

Item #210857

July 09, 1802

MERCURY AND NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, July 9, 1802 On the front page under Native Poetry is an Ode For The Anniversary Of American Independence--1802. News of the day includes: "An act to Incorporate the plantations" "Guadaloupe" and much more. Subscribers name written above the masthead. 4 pages in good condition.

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210847

1841 John Tyler...

Item #210847

May 22, 1841

THE CORRECTOR, Sag-Harbor, N.Y., May 22, 1841 Page 2 has an interesting letter: Presentation Of The Tippecanoe Flag Interesting Correspondence To The President Of The United States, signed in type: James Brooks, plus the Presidents reply, signed in type: John Tyler. A few more details about the history of the flag. Other news of the day including: "The Remains of President Harrison" "Steamshi... See More  

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210845

1860 Elizabeth Cady Stanton....

Item #210845

March 20, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, March 20, 1860 Pg. 4 has: News From The State Capital which includes a few details about a speech given by Elizabeth Cady Stanton before the Judiciary Committee. Mentions she thanked the members for a passing a law allowing married women the right to control their own earnings, plus a bit more. Other news of the day including: "The Homestead Bill In The Senate" "Bombardment o... See More  

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210805

From Jamaica, Queens County, New York...

Item #210805

January 11, 1859

LONG ISLAND DEMOCRAT, Jamaica, Queens County, Long Island, New York, Jan. 11, 1859 An interesting and nice four page newspaper from Long Island, rarely found from before the Civil War. The issue contains various news of the day & other literary and miscellaneous tidbits. There are various tears at the margins with a piece missing from the top margin of the back leaf, not affecting any tex... See More  

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210323

Elbridge Gerry & a political "Black List" report...

Item #210323

March 30, 1811

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 30, 1811 The photo below shows the broadside-like presentation of the politically-themed notice:  "Black List" of "American vessels laden with American property..." with more on this political situation involving Elbridge Gerry. The item is headed: "Gerry and Sequestration! See the Black Cloud of Wienesses below." This issue is complete in 4 pages, sme c... See More  

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210270

Exploring The Missouri River 1854...

Item #210270

June 22, 1854

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, NYC, June 22, 1854. This 8 page newspaper is in good condition. A page 6 article is headed: "RAMBLES UP THE MISSOURI" which tells of a boat trip up the Missouri River, two thousand miles to Yellow Stone. Other articles include: "KANSAS" "THE NEW TERRITORIES" and much more. Many advertisements as well.

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210120

Early 18th Century Christian...

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

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210046

1825 James Monroe Proclamation...

Item #210046

February 14, 1825

NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, NH Feb. 14, 1825 On the front page under By Authority. By the President of the United States of America. A Proclamation, is a convention between the United States and the Emperor of all the Russias, signed in type: James Monroe. Text of the treaty is in French and English. Other headlines include: "Scene In The West" "Death Of Major Waldron" "... See More  

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209882

Electing a President in 1854...

Item #209882

January 07, 1854

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, NYC, January 7, 1854. This 8 page newspaper is in good condition. A page 4 article is headed: "ELECTING A PRESIDENT" which talks about the changes in the process of electing the President of the United States. Other articles include: "DISASTER AT SEA" "CENTREVILLE, RHODE ISLAND" and much more. Many advertisements as well.

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209863

1854 Lawrenceburg IN Women Temperance...

Item #209863

June 07, 1854

INDEPENDENT PRESS, Lawrenceburgh, Ind., June 7, 1854 This 4 page newspaper is in good condition. The back page has: An Address Delivered before the Daughters of Temperance...of Lawrenceburgh. By Mrs. Pauline E. Christian What Has Woman To Do In The Temperance Reformation? Other articles include: "Prohibitory Liquor Law" "Baby Show in Canada" and much more. Many interesting advertisement... See More  

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209850

A newspaper by & for the Masons...

Item #209850
MASONIC MIRROR, Boston,  1830 Subtitled: "Science, Literature & Miscellany", and in the masthead is: "The Masonic, is a 'Society Whose Liberal Principles are Founded on the Immutable Laws of Truth & Justice.'--Washington". This is a newspaper by & for the community of Masons with a nice Masonic-themed engraving near the top of the front page. This 8 pag... See More  

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209739

Ornate masthead takes over half of the front page...

Item #209739

April 30, 1853

DODGE'S LITERARY MUSEUM, Boston, April 30, 1853 See the photo below for one of the more detailed and certainly one of the largest masthead illustrations to be found. As the title suggests this 16 page issue has mostly literary content but there is some current news near the back, including "Santa Anna in Mexico". Measures about 10 1/2 by 14 inches, just a bit of light foxing, general... See More  

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209716

Franklin Pierce State of the Union Address...

Item #209716

December 13, 1853

LONG ISLAND DEMOCRAT, Jamaica, N.Y., December 13, 1853. The Presidents Message to Congress takes all of the front page and much of page 2, signed in type: Franklin Pierce. Mentions, among other issues and topics, the expedition to Japan by Commodore Perry. Other news of the day includes various court proceedings and the Jamaica Lyceum. Many advertisements as well. First ... See More  

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209705

Jamaica Long Island NY Carrier's Address...

Item #209705

January 04, 1842

LONG-ISLAND DEMOCRAT, Jamaica, N.Y., Jan. 4, 1842. Taking a full column on the front page is the Carriers Address Of The Long-Island Democrat. Others news of the day including reports on the slave trade, James Glentworth Speech, amendments to the constitution, Wall Street Crash and much more. Staining in the lower right corner, bit of edge wear, small hole above the masthead affecting each le... See More  

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209704

Jamaica Long Island Carrier Address...

Item #209704

January 04, 1853

LONG ISLAND DEMOCRAT, Jamaica, N.Y., Jan. 4, 1853 Front page has the Carriers Address To The Patrons Of The Long-Island Democrat. Takes a column and a bit more. Others headlines throughout this issue include references to: Long Island Railroad, Broadway Railroad, Female Physicians and much more. Stray writing above the masthead, bit irregular at the spine, a few scattered foxing spots, otherwise i... See More  

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$33.00
209500

The Egypt pyramids are studied...

Item #209500
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1802 and is about 55 pages in length. 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 report from Giza on the Egyptian pyramids. (see) This issue is in nice co... See More  

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$21.00
209328

Dollar Coin Newspaper...

Item #209328

October 29, 1842

DOLLAR WEEKLY, N.Y., Oct. 29, 1842 The front page has an engraving and a lengthy caption: The Militia Captain. Has an engraving of a dollar coin in the masthead (the cost of an annual subscription). Tattered and few tears in the outer margin of each leaf, bottom margin is a bit tattered, lite dampstaining in the lower half, otherwise good.  4 pages.

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209317

Concord New Hampshire...

Item #209317

August 04, 1842

NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Aug. 4, 1842 On the front page under Impeachment of the President are the charges which Mr. Botts proposed to prefer against the President. Stray writing above the masthead, some fold foxing, otherwise in good condition.

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209206

John Tyler Veto Message...

Item #209206

September 15, 1841

THE CORRECTOR, Sag-Harbor, September 15, 1841. Page 2 has The Second Veto Message Of President Tyler addressed to Congress and signed in type: John Tyler. Concerned the Fiscal Bank Bill. Archival mend to a small fold tear at the spine, otherwise in good condition.

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209166

Ocean steamers...

Item #209166

May 22, 1851

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, May 22, 1851. Page 2 report taking two columns and a bit more: Ocean Steamers The Rise, Progress and Condition of American Ocean Steam Navigation. News of the day. Small hole in the second leaf, otherwise in good condition. 4 pages.

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209038

Presidential Inaugurations...

Item #209038

March 16, 1853

NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, March 16, 1853. On the front page under Presidential Inaugurations is a full column article with facts and particulars about each of previous sixteen inaugurations. First leaf has two minor holes and an archival mend in the first column, a few non-archival mends inside on pages 3 and 4, traces of foxing.

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208978

Grizzly Bear Attraction...

Item #208978

September 29, 1852

NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Sept., 29, 1852. The back page has: The Grisly Bear of California with the report beginning: One of the greatest attractions at the late Ohio State Fair, was a big Grisly Bearfrom the Pacific coast... 4 pages in nice condition.

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208931

General Wilkinson...

Item #208931

November 07, 1806

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER; AND WASHINGTON ADVERTISER, Nov. 7, 1806. A page 2 report from New Orleans says that Gen. Wilkinson will not resume his duties as governor of Upper Louisiana, and that he recommended Dr. Browne, a brother-in-law of Aaron Burr, to be his successor. Other news of the day. Topical report on pg. 3 about making Good Cider. Inked library stamp on the ftpg. & pg. 3.

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208924

Martin Van Buren...

Item #208924

December 16, 1840

THE CORRECTOR, Sag-Harbor, N.Y., Dec. 16, 1840.The Message From The President Of The United States To The Two Houses Of Congress, takes 3 col. on the front page, all of page 2 and concludes on page 3, signed in type: Martin Van Buren. Some discussion about the measures employed to suppress the slave trade. Bit of margin dirtiness, some foxing.

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$43.00
208908

Harrison & Tyler....

Item #208908

June 04, 1840

THE MADISONIAN, Washington, June 4, 1840. Has news of the day. Page 3 has a nice engraving supporting the Harrison-Tyler ticket. Nice to have in this uncommon title from Washington. 4 pages in nice condition.  DO NOTE that the issue you recieve will differ in date than the pictured issue.  However it will be of similar content and condition.

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$20.00
208853

Slavery article on the front and back pages...

Item #208853

February 05, 1845

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Feb. 5, 1845 The front page has an article: "Dr. Wayland On Slavery--To the Rev. Richard Fuller, D.D." this being letter #5 of a series. This letter takes 2 1/4 columns on the front page & half of a column on pg. 2. The bkpg. has: "Frederika Bremer on Slavery". Complete in 4 pages, a Christian-themed newspaper, very nice, clean condition.

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208818

Andrew Jackson...

Item #208818

May 07, 1831

THE CORRECTOR, Sag-Harbor, N.Y., May 7, 1831. On the front page under Resignation of the Cabinet are the resignation letters of War Sec. Eaton, Treasury Sec. Ingram and Navy Sec. Branch, signed in type by each, with President Jacksons responses, each signed in type: Andrew Jackson. 4 pages in nice condition.

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$36.00
208813

Indian Battle...

Item #208813

September 30, 1837

THE CORRECTOR, Sag-Harbor, N.Y., Sept. 30, 1837 Page 3 report: Glorious and Tremendous Battle with the Indians!!!, with the report stating in part: The Army have met the enemy, and they are ours!--All hail Columbia, happy land!, plus mention that two principal chiefs, Phillip and Uchee Billy, were captured. Archival mends to three minor tears in the lower margin, area of lite dampstaining, occasio... See More  

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$36.00
208800

Franklin Pierce...

Item #208800

December 03, 1856

PATRIOT AND UNION, Harrisburg, Pa., Dec. 3, 1856. The Presidents Message takes all of the front page and concludes on page 2, signed in type: Franklin Pierce. Small piece missing at the spine, non-archival mends to four tears, one in this text, small hole at the fold juncture, several short margin tears.

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$25.00
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