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560805

From the Mexican War...

Item #560805
NEW YORK SPECTATOR, 1846 



* Pre Civil war era reading



One of the more popular titles of the mid-19th century, and from this critical year during the Mexican War. Contains various news of the day including reports on the Mexican War. Complete in four pages, large folio size, very nice condition.

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$24.00
646030

Early Tallahassee, Florida...

Item #646030

February 24, 1846

FLORIDA SENTINEL, Tallahassee, Feb. 24, 1846 



* Rare antebellum title



A very early newspaper from the capital of Florida, and with a nice engraving in the masthead. This newspaper is formatted much like most newspapers of the day, being complete in four pages with various local and national news reports in addition to many advertisements. This issue is among the we have in our inventory... See More  

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$155.00
662697

Early and rare from Florida... Start of the Mexican War...

Item #662697

May 16, 1846

THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, May 16, 1846



* Rare antebellum title

* Mexican War




Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, seven years before the Civil War.

The key content in this is breaking news headlines on page 3 from the start of the Mexican War: "From The ... See More  

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$93.00
665267

Rare to find a map of the Mexican War...

Item #665267

May 16, 1846

NEW YORK HERALD, May 16, 1846 



* Rare Mexican-American map

* Near the beginning of conflict




Page 2 has a very nice two column map headed: "Correct Map Of The Seat Of War on the Rio Grande" showing the Corpus Christi area down to Matamoros, and present-day Brownsville and Padre Island, and more. There

 are also nice column heads on the Mexican war such as: "Latest F... See More  

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$67.00
648822

Moset of the issue is taken up with Mexican War reports..

Item #648822

May 23, 1846

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 23, 1846  Although the ftpg. has an article concerning a treaty with the Kansas Indians, the overwhelming focus of this issue is on the Mexican War is almost 15 of the 16 pages are taken up with reports on that war. An incredible amount of war detail.

Sixteen pages, 8 1/4 by 11 3/4 inches, some loss to margins of the back leaf, nice condition.... See More  

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$29.00
595239

The Mexican War...

Item #595239

May 25, 1846

NEW YORK SPECTATOR, May 25, 1846  The top of the first  column on page 2 has reports from the Mexican War headed: "Tidings From The War" with military reports taking over half a column. Other war items on page 2 as well including: "From Mexico" "The Tidings From The War" "Double Triumph Of American Arms!!" & "Later from the Army"

Fou... See More  

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666173

Great reporting on the Mexican War...

Item #666173

May 30, 1846

THE CONNECTICUT  COURANT, Hartford, May 30, 1846 



* Battle of Palo Alto

* 1st major battle

* Gen. Zachary Taylor

* Mexican-American War




Page 3 has some lengthy coverage of the Mexican War with reports headed: "Important from the Seat of War!" "The Mexicans Twice Routed" "With the Loss of Several Hundred Men!" "Return of Gen. Taylor to Fort Tayl... See More  

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665454

Matamoras taken, in the Mexican War...

Item #665454

June 06, 1846

THE DAILY CHRONICLE, Philadelphia, June 6, 1846 



* Occupation of Matamoros - Mexico

* Mexican-American War




The ftpg. has nice column heads on the Mexican War with: "WAR NEWS" "Matamoras taken, without Opposition--The Mexican Soldiers deserting in great numbers--Additional Particulars of the Actions on the 8th & 9th of May--Emigrants attacked by Comanche Indians"... See More  

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596292

Slavery... Reports on the Mexican War...

Item #596292

June 13, 1846

NEW YORK OBSERVER, June 13, 1846 



* Mexican War 

* The slave trade
 



The front page has: "Proceedings of the General Assembly" and "Discussion On The Subject of Slavery" which is quite lengthy. Page 2 has: "The Late Declaration on Slavery" and pg. 3 has; "Progress of the War--Surrender of Matamoras: Blockade of Vera Cruz--Murder of American P... See More  

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645477

Latest on the Mexican-American War...

Item #645477

June 27, 1846

THE DAILY UNION, Washington City, June 27, 1846  The front page has: "Latest From The Army--Reported Surrender of Reynoso" with much on the Mexican War, and also includes a letter datelined; "Camp of Matamoras". Inside has; "Whig Views of the War" "From The Army...Reynosa Taken, etc." "Troops On the Advance" "The Gulf Squadron" and m... See More  

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655395

Latest news from the Mexican-American War...

Item #655395

July 17, 1846

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., July 17, 1846  The ftpg. has: "Later From the Army" "On Day Later from the Army--Confirmation of the Attack on Tampico--Mexicans Fortifying Monterey" and other subheads with 2 full columns of reports on the Mexican War.

More war reports inside with: "Route From Matamoras To the Interior of Mexico" "Transportation of Troops... See More  

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654438

Great content on the Mexican War... Taylor's Proclamation to the Mexicans...

Item #654438

July 29, 1846

THE DAILY UNION, Washington City, July 29, 1846  The ftpg. has a great wealth of reporting on the Mexican War. Some of the column heads include: "One Day Later From The Army" "Trial & Honorable Acquittal of Captain Thornton--General Taylor's Proclamation--Health of the Army--Advance Towards Monterey".

Taylor's proclamation is to the Mexican people & begins... See More  

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642578

Volume one issue of the National Police Gazette...

Item #642578

August 29, 1846

NATIONAL POLICE GAZETTE, New York, Aug. 29, 1846  A very famous title of the 19th century which lasted until 1977. And this is a volume one issue (#51) from when it was of smaller size than what we typically find.  A Collier's article from 1928 on this title mentioned: "...it attained a circulation of 15,000 in a few weeks through the attraction of a most interesting record of h... See More  

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$130.00
648787

Latest news on military events in the Mexican War...

Item #648787

October 24, 1846

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 24, 1846  The ftpg. has: "The War In Mexico" which has 4 paragraphs of reports including; "The original plan of operations in Mexico has been lately modified...it was supposed that the Mexicans would make no show of opposition to the invasion...Now appears that Gen. Wood is to join Gen. Taylor at Saltillo...General Patterson, with a large force, is ... See More  

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656735

Sinking of the U.S. brig Somers...

Item #656735

December 31, 1846

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Dec. 31, 1846 



* USS Somers (1842) sinking

* Mexcian-American War




Page 2 has a very lengthy report concerning the sinking of the U.S. brig Somers. The Somers was doing blockade duty off the coast of Vera Cruz in the Mexican War when it sunk. The various letters & correspondences take one-third of page 2,plus there is a related article on page 3: &... See More  

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560803

Famous title with Mexican War content...

Item #560803
THE WEEKLY HERALD, New York, 1847



* From the Mexican war



The very famous James Gordon Bennett newspaper the "New York Herald" also published a weekly edition, summarizing the various news events from the previous week. The issue featured an engraving on the front page, and this being from the critical period of the Mexican War, war content is found on the inside pages.

Complete a... See More  

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613357

Reports on the Mexican War...

Item #613357

January 07, 1847

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Jan. 7, 1847  The front page has; "Honor to the Brave--Dinner to Gen. Houston" "The Mexican Armistice" "Army & Navy Intelligence" "Interesting From Mexico--Hostility Against Americans--Wretched Condition of American Deserters".

Four pages, light damp staining, nice condition.

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$31.00
652793

The Mexican-American War...

Item #652793

January 07, 1847

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Jan. 7, 1847  The ftpg. features much concerning the Mexican War including: "Honor to the Brave--Dinner to Gen. Houston" "The Mexican Armistice" "Army & Navy Intelligence" "Interesting from Mexico - Hostility Against Americans--Wretched Condition of American Deserters". Inside has considerable reporting of Congress... See More  

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596577

The Mexican War...

Item #596577

January 14, 1847

THE UNION, Washington, D.C., Jan. 14, 1847 



* Mexican War



Page 3 has reports from the Mexican War including heads: "From Monterrey and Saltillo" "Brigadier General Pillow" "Movement of Troops" "The 'Rumors' from the Rio Grande" which includes a letter signed by: Z. Taylor; and other items. Some war content on page 2 as well.

Four pages, v... See More  

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597364

Mexican War...

Item #597364

January 16, 1847

THE SALEM OBSERVER, Massachusetts, Jan. 16, 1847  Page 2 includes: "The War and Slavery" "Important From the Army" "The Mexican War" "More of Santa Anna's Movements" with the Mexican War coverage taking over a full column.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, dirtiness to an upper portion of pg. 1 only, otherwise good.

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622538

The Mexican War...

Item #622538

January 16, 1847

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Jan. 16, 1847 



* Valentín Gómez Farías address

* Mexican-American War




As would be expected from a D.C. paper, much reporting from Congress including talk on funding the army. Page 3 has: "Late From Mexico" which has the address of the Mexican vice president. Also a letter which begins: "The war is not finished so so... See More  

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602939

News from the Mexican War...

Item #602939

January 30, 1847

THE UNION, Washington, D.C., Jan. 30, 1847  The front page has: "Army Intelligence" "General Wool's Division" which includes a letter from the "camp at Agua Neuva" and another from "Monterey, Dec. 24, 1846". Inside has: "Official" with two "General Orders" relating to the military (see).

Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine,... See More  

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605064

The Mexican War...

Item #605064

February 01, 1847

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Feb. 1, 1847  Page 2 has reports on the Mexican War with: "Army Intelligence" "Later From Tampico--Important" "Later From the Army--Important from Tampico--Arrival of Col. Kinney at that place---Later News from Gen. Taylor--Engagement of Col. May with the Mexicans..." "Later From Texas"

Four pages, very nice condition... See More  

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$32.00
623041

American success at Victoria, Mexico...

Item #623041

February 02, 1847

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Feb. 2, 1847  Page 3 has: "Interesting From the Army" with news concerning events near Victoria, Mexico, including: "...that Brig. General Quitman had, on the 29th of Dec., occupied the city of Victoria, the capital of the State of Tamaulipas..." with more. Also: "General Taylor arrived at Victoria with the division of Brig. Gen. Twi... See More  

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$28.00
637704

General Taylor & the Mexican War...

Item #637704

February 02, 1847

THE UNION, Washington, D.C., Feb. 2, 1847  The ftpg. has: "The Executive and the Army" concerning General Taylor (see). Page 2 has more content concerning General Taylor and the Mexican War, plus: "Arrival of the Remains of the Heroes of Monterey--Military Escorts--Departure of the Remains of Capt. Boyle..." and more.

Four pages, nice condition.

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622715

Early title from Indiana...

Item #622715

February 05, 1847

WASHINGTON REPUBLICAN, Salem, Indiana, Feb. 5, 1847 



* Mexican-American War

* Washington County




A quite early newspaper from Indiana. Inside has various items on the Mexican War including: "The War--Its Causes & Its Prosecution" "Later From the Army" and "Troops at Victoria".

Four pages, various foxing throughout, small piece from an upper corner not ... See More  

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$48.00
604806

Reports from Congress and the Mexican War...

Item #604806

February 06, 1847

WESTERN LITERARY MESSENGER, Buffalo, New York, February 6, 1847  Subtitled: "A Family Magazine of Literature, Science, Art, Morality, and General Intelligence." Although primarily a literary publication, there are various news items at the back.

Complete in 16 pages, 6 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches, scattered foxing throughout, otherwise in nice condition.

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$23.00
643792

Sale of mineral lands in the Midwest... Mexican War...

Item #643792

February 19, 1847

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Feb. 19, 1847 



* Western expansion

* Mexican War




The top of the ftpg. has a document: "By the President of the United States" concerning the sale of land in the Iowa Territory, plus another very similar for the sale of land in Arkansas, and yet another for the sale of land in Wisconsin (see).

Pg. 3 has various items concerning the Mexican W... See More  

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$33.00
605062

The Mexican War...

Item #605062

February 24, 1847

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Feb. 24, 1847  Page 3 has reports on the Mexican War with: "Later from Tampico" "Very Interesting From Mexico!--Reported Battle--Capture of Chihuahua" all taking most of a column (see).

Four pages, very nice condition.

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623042

Much news on the Mexican War...

Item #623042

February 27, 1847

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Feb. 27, 1847  Page 2 has; "Army Intelligence" "Later from Vera Cruz--Santa Anna Not Assassinated--His Gambling Operations--Number & Condition of is Army..." and more subheads with the text taking over a full column.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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665762

Latest news from the Mexican War...

Item #665762

March 05, 1847

NEW YORK HERALD, March 5, 1847  Page 3 has a column with a nice stack of heads on the Mexican War: "To The Latest Moments" "Highly Important From Mexico" "Later From the Army" "The Whole Command Moving To Vera Cruz" "Movements of the Mexicans" 'Renewal of Hostilities in the Neighborhood of Saltillo" "Santa Anna Will Probably to a... See More  

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666741

Rousing letter from Santa Anna...

Item #666741

March 05, 1847

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



* Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna

* Mexican-Amercian War




There is some fine reporting on the progress of the Mexican War, as page 3 has: "Official News From The Army" "News From Mexico" which includes a lengthy & detailed letter from the "U.S. Squadron off Anton Lizardo" which has much on Santa... See More  

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$41.00
602938

Much news from the Mexican War...

Item #602938

March 06, 1847

THE UNION, Washington, D.C., March 6, 1847 



* Mexican War



The front page has: "Army and Navy Intelligence" "The Latest From the Brazos" "Embarkation of troops at the Brazos--Further of the Surrender of Major Gaines's command--Movement of Santa Anna's army--March towards Saltillo...". This text takes over two columns and includes a letter signed in t... See More  

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599074

The Mexican War...

Item #599074

March 11, 1847

COLUMBIA WASHINGTONIAN, Hudson, New York, March 11, 1847  the front page ha: "Washington's Last charge at Brandywine" which takes 2 1/2 columns. Page 3 has content on the Mexican War: "From The Seat of War""the American Prisoners".

Four pages, good condition.

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613358

Reporting on the Mexican War...

Item #613358

March 11, 1847

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., March 11, 1847  Page 2 has: "Army & Navy Intelligence" "Interesting From Mexico" "Naval" "Army Intelligence" "Mexico" concerning the Mexican War.

Four pages, nice condition.

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150708

Early from Indiana...

Item #150708

March 12, 1847

WASHINGTON REPUBLICAN, Salem, Indiana, March 12, 1847  This newspaper is in nice condition (except for light waterstaining) due to the use of cotton and rags when making newsprint at that time.

This issue contains various news of the day and interesting advertisements, providing a taste of what life was like in this town from during the Mexican War.

A very early issue for a newspaper from ... See More  

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$39.00
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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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.

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625749

Battle of Buena Vista: much on the Mexican War...

Item #625749

April 03, 1847

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 3, 1847 



* Battle of Buena Vista

* Mexican War




Good reporting on the Mexican War with the ftpg. having; "Investment of Vera Cruz" "Latest From Gen. Taylor's Army" "The Battle of Buena Vista". Inside has: "Official--From Gen. Taylor's Camp" which has 3 letters signed in type: Z. Taylor, and o... See More  

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666788

Santa Anna's report on the Battle of Buena Vista...

Item #666788

April 05, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 5, 1847  The front page has: "Santa Anna's Report" on the battle of Buena Vista, headed: "Republican Liberating Army" and signed in type by: Antonio Lopez De Santa Anna.

Pages 2 and 3 have Mexican War reports including: "From The Rio Grande" "From Vera Cruz" and more.

Four pages, very nice cond... See More  

Item from Catalog 300 (released for November, 2020)...

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$42.00
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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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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$59.00
648516

Early from the capital of Florida... The Mexican War...

Item #648516

April 10, 1847

THE FLORIDIAN & JOURNAL, Tallahassee, Florida, April 10, 1847 



* Rare pre-Civil War title

* Mexican War




A nice & rare opportunity for a very early newspaper from the capital of Florida. Very rarely are we able to find antebellum Florida newspapers, particularly from the capital. This issue has some very notable Mexican War content on pages 2 & 3, the first headed: "GLO... See More  

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$78.00
598400

A temperance newspaper, but with more...

Item #598400

April 15, 1847

COLUMBIA WASHINGTONIAN, Hudson, New York, April 15, 1847  A temperance newspaper that also had news of the day. Noted at the top of the first column is: "Devoted to the Cause of Temperance". The front page has: "Physical Effects of Dram Drinking" "To the Ladies" & more. Inside has: "Horrible Effects of Rum" "The Rummies 'done up' at Yon... See More  

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$58.00
634816

Great reporting on the Mexican War...

Item #634816

April 17, 1847

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 17, 1847  The front page has most of a column headed; "From The Army at Vera Cruz" reporting on the Mexican War, and which includes a detailed letter signed in type by: H. L. Scott. Also two appointments by the President, promotions for General Gideon J. Pillow and General John A. Quitman.

The back page has: "The Administration a... See More  

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$38.00
600792

The Mexican War...

Item #600792

April 28, 1847

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., April 28, 1847  The front page has 3 documents signed in type by the President: James K. Polk. Inside has: "Claims Against Mexico" "Interesting Letter From Mexico" "The Surrender of Alvarado and Flacotalpam" "The Federal Leaders and Gen. Taylor"

Four pages, good condition.

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$37.00
564348

Significant battle in the Mexican War...

Item #564348

May 08, 1847

THE SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Massachusetts, May 8, 1847  Page 2 contains a brief yet graphically dramatic news item: "GREAT BATTLE AT CERRO GORDO!" the text reading: "Intelligence has just been received of a great battle at Cerro Gordo, between Gen. Scott and Santa Anna, in which the Mexicans were defeated, & their army completely routed. Five Mexican Generals were taken priso... See More  

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$35.00
600795

Victories in the Mexican War...

Item #600795

May 13, 1847

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., May 13, 1847 



* First Battle of Tuxpan, Veracruz, Mexico



Inside has: "Highly Important From Mexico--Advance Upon the Capitol--Xalapa Taken.." and many more subheads (see photos); "Action of the Mexican Congress" "The Capture of Tuspan [sic]" "Later from Gen. Scott's Army" "Particulars of the Capture of T... See More  

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$35.00
670999

Early and rare from Florida... Much on the Mexican War...

Item #670999

May 22, 1847

THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, May 22, 1847 



* Rare pre-Civil War title

* Mexican War




Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, six years before the Civil War.

Over half of the ftpg. is taken up with reports from Congress including several Acts, Proclamations and ... See More  

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$118.00
647136

News from the Mexican War...

Item #647136

June 18, 1847

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 18, 1847  The ftpg. has: "Later From the City of Mexico" which concerning the Mexican War. Page 2 has: "Latest From Mexico" "Sick & Wounded at Vera Cruz" "Highly Important From Mexico!"

Four pages, very nice condition.

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$34.00
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