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667345

Congratulations to Jefferson, with his replies...

Item #667345

May 14, 1801

AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, May 14, 1801  The ftpg. has a letter from the people of Columbia, S.C., offering their kind words to Thomas Jefferson with his recent inauguration as President. This is followed by: "The President's Reply" signed in type: Thomas Jefferson.

Page 3 has a similar letter from the people of Suffield, Ct., with: "The President's Reply" signed... See More  

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667343

Jefferson bids adieu to the Senate as he prepares to take the oath of the Presidency...

Item #667343

March 12, 1801

AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, March 12, 1801 



* Thomas Jefferson's Senate farewell

* About to become U.S. President




Page 3 begins with a report from Washington noting: "On Saturday last, Mr. Jefferson, the President elect...pursuant to a custom which has prevailed...declaring that the President Pro Tempore of the Senate  should execute the office of President...in case of ... See More  

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667307

Thomas Jefferson...

Item #667307

December 14, 1807

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Dec. 14, 1807 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* Act of Congress re. U.S. Navy




The top of the ftpg. has an Act of Congress authorizing appropriations for the U.S. Navy, signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson.

This is followed by an article: "The Next President".

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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667306

Selling land south of Tennessee...

Item #667306

February 08, 1808

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 8, 1808 



* President Thomas Jefferson



The ftpg. has two-thirds of a column taken up with 2 Acts of Congress each signed in type by the President; Th. Jefferson. One relates to the "...disposal of the lands of the United States South of the state of Tennessee."

Also a ftpg. article beginning: "The great question 'who shall be our ne... See More  

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667303

Thomas Jefferson...

Item #667303

June 22, 1808

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 22, 1808 



* Thomas Jefferson and the Embargo Act



Most of the ftpg. is taken up with reports concerning the Embargo including: "President's Answer" signed in type: Th. Jefferson.  This is followed by: "To His Excellency Thomas Jefferson" which carries over to page 2.

Four pages, handsome masthead, sli... See More  

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667301

Three Thomas Jefferson Acts of Congress...

Item #667301

February 15, 1808

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 15, 1808 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* (3) Acts of Congress signed




The front page has over half a column taken up with three Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. One relates to the impeachment trial of Samuel Chase.

Four pages, good condition.... See More  

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667262

The trade in slavery... Executed as pirates...

Item #667262

June 17, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 17, 1820  An inside page has a nearly two page article titled: "The Slave Trade" which has some fascinating details of the discovery of slave ships, some of the text including: "...I do further declare that the state in which these unfortunate creatures were found is shocking to every principle of humanity, seventeen men shackled toge... See More  

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667253

Jefferson City becomes the capital of Missouri... Benefits for Revolutionary War veterans...

Item #667253

February 23, 1822

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 23, 1822 



* Jefferson City, Missouri becomes capital

* American Revolutionary War veterans




Inside has a report headed: "Mexico" which begins: "The direct news from Mexico...is that the whole kingdom has declared independence & sworn to maintain it...A provisional government is in operation & in the latter part of the m... See More  

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667250

Death Of John Jay... Pirates hanged, and slave ships captured...

Item #667250

May 30, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 30, 1829



* John Jay death

* Pirates & slave ships




Pages 1 and 2 have an article concerning the death of John Jay with a biography of his life & accomplishments.

John Jay was an American diplomat, patriot, one of the founding fathers of the United States, signer of the Treaty of Paris of 1783, second governor of New York, and the first Chie... See More  

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667246

Cooper's "Tom Thumb", first locomotive built in America...

Item #667246

September 04, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 4, 1830 



* Peter Cooper's Tom Thumb

* 1st American steam locomotive




The front page has a report of the inauguration of the first railroad locomotive built in America.

Headed: "Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road" the report begins by reporting the completion of the past piece of the 13 mile railroad line to Ellicott's Mills &... See More  

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667245

Rumor of freedom sets off a slave insurrection...

Item #667245

February 11, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 11, 1832 



* Slaves insurrection in Jamaica



Most of the issue is taken up with considerable reporting on: "Proceedings of the Senate - On the Nomination o Martin Van  Buren" as the American minister to Great Britain, which would be rejected by the Senate. But he would go on to become the 8th President of the U.S. Also within is a... See More  

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667243

Reports on the U.S. Bank... Colonel Davy Crockett...

Item #667243

June 07, 1834

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 7, 1834



* Uncommon Davy Crockett report



There is much text on: "Reports on the U. States Bank" taking nearly 7 pages. Over half a column is taken up with: "Col. Crockett" which begins: "The following is a sketch of the remarks of col. Crockett, a member of the house of representatives of the United States from Tennessee, de... See More  

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667236

Early Robert E. Lee...

Item #667236

July 11, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 11, 1829 



* Cadet Robert E. Lee

* West Point military academy




It's always fascinating to find mention of notable people long before they would become a household name.

Near the back is a great example. Under a list headed: "Military Academy" area the: "...names of the five most distinguished cadets in each class..." a... See More  

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667235

Andrew Jackson introduces what would become the Indian Removal Act & the resulting 'Trail of Tears'...

Item #667235

December 12, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 12, 1829 



* President Andrew Jackson

* Indian Removal Act - "Trail of Tears"




Certainly the prime feature is the full printing of  the State of the Union Address given by President & signed by him in type at its conclusion: Andrew Jackson.

In it he announces his controversial plan concerning the Native Americans which would... See More  

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667233

Mordecai Noah and his new Jewish homeland in the Niagara River... Horrors of the slave trade...

Item #667233

October 01, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 1, 1825  



* Mordecai Manuel Noah

* Jewish homeland on the Niagara River

* Atrocities of the Slave Trade




Page 5 has a nice half page article: "Ararat" which is about the plans for the famous Mordecai Manuel Noah, the first American-born Jew to attain national prominence to create a new homeland for the Jews on Grand Island in t... See More  

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667226

Great article on the description of Wilmington, Delaware...

Item #667226

October 07, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 7, 1815  Simply a terrific issue on the history & description of "Wilmington, Delaware, And Its Vicinity". The article takes over 5 pages, and is followed by: "On the Probability of Human Life, in the Middle States, Particularly at Wilmington in the State of Delaware & its Vicinity."

Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, min... 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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667220

Insurrectionist Nat Turner has drowned?

Item #667220

October 29, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  October 29, 1831 



* Nat Turner false death report



Page 2 includes a rather brief report headed "Gen. Nat" which reads: "It is believed that this distinguished leader of the blacks at the massacre in Virginia, was drowned, in attempting to cross New river. So says a letter to the governor of the state."

This report
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667211

Victory at San Jacinto... The Goliad massacre...

Item #667211

May 28, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 28, 1836 



* Battle of San Jacinto victory

* Texas Revolutuion

* War of Independence

* The Goliad massacre




Pages 2 & 3 have a lengthy item on "Texas Bounty Lands". On another page is: "From Texas" which begins: "The account of an important victory achieved by gen. Houston over the Mexicans is confirmed...but we ar... See More  

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667208

Events in Texas...

Item #667208

May 07, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 7, 1836  The ftpg. & pg. 2 have an article headed: "The Mexican Borders"  and includes a letter beginning: "The war in Texas...had induced the president of the United States to require a considerable augmentation of regular force to be concentrated upon this section of the national frontier..." with much more.

Page 2 has... See More  

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667092

Death of LaFayette... New Jewish synagogue... Sherath-Israel...

Item #667092

June 21, 1834

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 21, 1834  Page 11 has a very early report of the death of Lafayette: "...By a late arrival we learn that the good LAFAYETTE died on the 20th May in the 77th year of his age. The papers are filled with tributes of respect to his memory. He was the illustrious link between the past age & the present--the man of two worlds."  More de... See More  

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667090

Abolishment of slavery, and the backlash from Jamaica...

Item #667090

June 15, 1833

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 15, 1833  has over half a page headed: "Slavery in the British West Indies" which reports on the: "...deputation in favor off the immediate emancipation of negro slavery within the British dominions..." which includes the full text on the 5 "Resolutions", signed in type by: Samuel Gurney as the chairman. The same page h... See More  

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667089

Very early Mormon report...

Item #667089

September 08, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 8, 1832  Within is a rather brief article with a small heading: "Mormonism", the full report reading: "Two preachers of this sect have lately visited Boston, and soon made 15 converts to their strange doctrines--some of whom are respectable persons--5 also had joined at Lynn. Certain of these converts have cast considerable sums of m... See More  

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667086

Formation of the Mormon Church...

Item #667086

July 16, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 16, 1831 Page 17 has a fine and very early account of the formation of the Mormon church, headed: "Mormonism".

The bias against the Mormons is revealed in the report, which includes: "...certain knaves, pretending to have some holy writings hidden under a stone in Ontario county...started a new religion! The leaders make bold pretensi
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667081

First Jews elected in Maryland...

Item #667081

October 14, 1826

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 14, 1826  One of the reports within has a small head: "The Jews" with the text including: "...that at the last election for members of our city council, two gentlemen of the Jewish persuasion were chosen by the suffrages of a large part of the citizens...Messrs. S. Etting and J. L. Cohen...They are he first Jews ever elected by the people to... See More  

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667063

Number three on the "top ten" list of Supreme Court decisions...

Item #667063

March 20, 1819

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 20, 1819  Close to eight pages of this issue are taken up with what one website lists as number 3 of "The Ten Most Significant Supreme Court Decisions Of All Time" (#2 is Roe vs. Wade; #1 is the Dred Scott Decision).

This is the case of McCulloch vs. the state Maryland, the text headed: "Bank of the United States - In the Supreme Co... See More  

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666989

DeWitt Clinton in a duel: great account...

Item #666989

August 10, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Aug. 10, 1802 



* Dewitt Clinton duel w/ John Swartwout

* Great detailed account




Pages  & 7 contain a detailed account of a duel involving DeWitt Clinton, famous politician and principal promoter of the Erie Canal.

The report begins: "A duel was fought, on Saturday se'nnight, on the New-Jersey shore, opposite N... See More  

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666980

Treaty of Amiens...

Item #666980

May 25, 1802

BALANCE, & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, May 25, 1802  An inside page has: "Definitive Treaty" which is the: "Definitive Treaty of Peace Between the French Republic, the King of Spain, and the Batavian Republic...and his Majesty the King of the United Kingdom..."

It consumes 2 pages & is signed in type: Bonaparte, Cornwallis & others. This was the Tr... See More  

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666979

Treaty of Amiens...

Item #666979

May 25, 1802

BALANCE, & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, May 25, 1802 



* Treaty of Amiens signed

* French Revolutionary Wars

* Joseph Bonaparte & Marquess Cornwallis




An inside page has: "Definitive Treaty" which is the: "Definitive Treaty of Peace Between the French Republic, the King of Spain, and the Batavian Republic...and his Majesty the King of the United Kingdom... See More  

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666978

The Treaty of Amiens is a temporary lull in the French Revolutionary Wars...

Item #666978

May 18, 1802

BALANCE &COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, May 18, 1802 



* Treaty of Amiens signed

* French Revolutionary Wars

* Joseph Bonaparte & Marquess Cornwallis




Breaking news on page 7is headed: "PEACE! ! !" with the report reading: "We have received OFFICIAL INFORMATION that the DEFINITIVE TREATY WAS SIGNED AT AMIENS ON THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MARCH, by the Pl
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666971

Rebuilding Princeton University...

Item #666971

April 27, 1802

BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, April 27, 1802 



* Burning of Nassau Hall, Princeton University



Inside has a detailed appeal to various groups seeking financial contributions and more, for the rebuilding of the College of New Jersey (Princeton) which recently burned, signed in type: Joseph Bloomfield, Governor of New Jersey. This report takes 1 1/3 pages.

Eight pag... See More  

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666969

Commodore Truxtun is forced to resign...

Item #666969

April 20, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY,, Hudson, New York, April 20, 1802 



* Captain Thomas Truxtun

* United States Navy resignation




Inside has a report noting: "...we are now  enabled to state positively, that Commodore Truxton (sic) has resigned his commission in the navy. This will be a great loss to the navy; but it appears that Capt. Truxton (sic) was forced...to resign.... See More  

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666967

Jefferson falling out of favor in Virginia...

Item #666967

April 06, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, April 6, 1802 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* Losing popularity in Virginia ?




Over a full page is taken up with an interesting letter: "To my Fellow Citizens of Richmond" signed by: James Rind. It is prefaced with: "Mr. Jefferson is said to be losing his popularity in Virginia as fast as he acquired it, and the fo... See More  

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666799

Potential troubles in Mormon country...

Item #666799

June 25, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 25, 1857 



* Utah War - Expedition - Campaign

* Alfred Cumming and Brigham Young




Page 3 has a report headed: "Utah" which mentions in part: "...announcing that Col. Cumming...has been appointed Governor of Utah...difficulties to be encountered in Utah are more numerous & complicated...Among them may be incidentally ... See More  

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666798

Latest news from the Mormon country...

Item #666798

June 08, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 8, 1857  Page 3 has Mormon content headed: "Additional From Utah" which notes in part: "...in company with a large number of 'Gentiles' who found the Mormon country had become too hot  to hold them any longer..." with some items on the travels of Brigham Young (see).

Four pages, nice condition. The folder s... See More  

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666794

The notable Anderson vs. Poindexter Ohio slave case...

Item #666794

May 13, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 13, 1857 



* John Anderson vs. Henry Poindexter



The top of page 3 has a column headed: "Important Slave Case In Ohio" which is the notable Anderson vs. Poindexter case in the Ohio Supreme Court.

Henry Poindexter, the slave of John Anderson in Campbell County, Kentucky, was given his freedom by the Supreme Court of Ohio. In 18... See More  

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666793

Details on the Mormon immigrants from Great Britain...

Item #666793

May 08, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 8, 1857 



* Mormons - Mormonism - immigration



Page 3 has an article: "The Mormons Again" which is a report on the immigrants from Great Britain. Some interesting details.

Four pages, very nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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666792

The Spirit Lake Massacre...

Item #666792

May 07, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 7, 1857 



* Spirit Lake Massacre - Sioux Indians - Iowa



Page 3 has nearly a full column article on the infamous Spirit Lake Massacre. The article is headed: "The Late Indian Massacre at Spirit Lake and contains a great wealth of detail.

Four pages, very nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.... See More  

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666791

An interesting confrontation at Santa Barbara...

Item #666791

April 08, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 8, 1847  Page 3 has: "Claims Against Texas and the U. States" as well as: "From Vera Cruz", a letter from the "Field opposite Vera Cruz". Then: "Santa Anna's Pass.

There is a report: "From California" noting in part: "At Santa Barbara, 150 mounted & well-armed Californians attacked... See More  

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666790

Terrific on the Battle of Buena Vista... Concerning Santa Fe, and the Taos Revolt...

Item #666790

April 07, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 7, 1847 



* Battle of Buena Vista

* Mexican-American War




Page 3 has 2 1/2 columns taken up with perhaps the best detailed description of  the battle of Buena Vista we have encountered. It is headed: "Buena Vista: Another Account of The Battle".

Also on page 3: "A Battle In New Mexico" which reports a victory... See More  

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666789

Much on the Battle of Buena Vista, and other reports on the Mexican War...

Item #666789

April 06, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 6, 1847 



* Battle of Buena Vista

* Mexican War




Page 2 has close to two very detailed columns concerning the historic Battle of Buena Vista, an American victory over a larger Mexican force.

The two reports are headed: "Battle of Buena Vista" and then: "Santa Anna--His Position--The Consequences of the Battle of Buena ... See More  

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666787

A great wealth on the Mexican War...

Item #666787

April 02, 1847

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



* Battle of Buena Vista

* Mexican-American War

* General Zachary Taylor




Page 3 has much on the Mexican War including: "Latest From Gen. Taylor's Army" "Vera Cruz" "The Battle of Buena Vista" "Investment of Vera Cruz" and a letter from Sacrificio, near Vera Cruz.

Four pages, very... See More  

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666785

Battle of Buena Vista, and much more...

Item #666785

March 31, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 31, 1847 



* Battle of Buena Vista

* Mexican-American War

* General Zachary Taylor




Page 3 has some fine reporting on the historic Battle of Buena Vista, an American victory in a battle against a larger Mexican army.

"Glorious But Dear-Bought Victory", then a letter from New Orleans with detail. Also: "Battle of Buena... See More  

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666784

Great wealth of information on the Mexican War...

Item #666784

March 29, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 29, 1847  Over one-third of page 3 is taken up with: "Correspondence Between Gen. Taylor and the War Department" concerning events in the Mexican War. Several letters are including, 2 by Winfield Scott.

Also: "Exciting News from Mexico" includes a letter from New Orleans, and then: "Repulse of Santa Anna--Three Da... See More  

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666783

Much on the Mexican War...

Item #666783

March 26, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 26, 1847  Page 3 has fine reporting on the Mexican War with: "From Mexico", and a letter from New Orleans, then: "Gen. Scott's Movements" "Later From Mexico" and "Late From Tampico".

Four pages, very nice condition.

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666782

A great wealth of content on the Mexican War...

Item #666782

March 20, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 20, 1847  Page 2 has a great wealth on the Mexican War, the focus being the lengthy: "Proclamation by the General Commanding the Army of the United States of America: To the People of Mexico". It begins: "After manly years of patient endurance, the United States are at length constrained to acknowledge that a war now exists ... See More  

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666781

Terrific account of the Taos Revolt... Mormons heading to California...

Item #666781

March 19, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 19, 1847 



* Taos Revolt - New Mexico

* Mexican-American War

* Mormons emigrating to California




Page 3 has over 1 1/2 columns taken up with a wealth of detailed reporting on what is known as the Taos Revolt, an insurrection against the Americans for their occupation of Northern New Mexico. The governor, among others, was murdered.

... See More  

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666780

The Taos, New Mexico Revolt...

Item #666780

March 18, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C.,  March 18, 1847 



* Taos Revolt - New Mexico

* Mexican-American War




Page 3 has over half a column headed: "Important From New Mexico"  which has a subhead: "Insurrection at Taos".

This was the Taos Revolt, an insurrection in January 1847 by Hispano and Puebloan allies against the United States’ occupati... See More  

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666779

The Mexican War, and a visit to Japan...

Item #666779

March 15, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C.,  March 15, 1847  The front page has eight Acts of Congress, several relating to the Mexican War.

Page 3 has much on the Mexican War including: "From Santa Fe" "Important From Mexico" and "The War". Also a lengthy report: "Commodore Biddle's Official Account of His Visit to Japan.

Four pages, very nic... See More  

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666778

The Mexican War...

Item #666778

March 12, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C.,  March 12, 1847  Page 3 has reports on the Mexican War including: "War News" and a letter from New Orleans with some content on Santa Anna, and then a report headed: "From the Army".

Four pages, very nice condition.

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