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673103

Indian troubles in Georgia... Buonaparte...

Item #673103

May 22, 1818

NEW YORK SPECTATOR, May 22, 1818  Page 2 has various reports from Europe with some content concerning Bonaparte, including comments on his exile at St. Helena. Also: "Voyage to the North Pole". Pg. 4 has nearly a full column concerning: "Destruction of the Chehaw Village" in Georgia, and another report: "Expedition Against the Chehaws" Indians.

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689390

Eli Whitney invents the cotton gin...

Item #689390

May 23, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 23, 1818  An extremely significant back page report is headed: "Labor Saving Machinery" which notes: "There is now annually raised...with Mr. Whitney's machine, about one hundred millions of pounds of short staple cotton. To pick that quality by hand...before his invention would require the constant labor of 330,000 workers..."... See More  

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217403

James Monroe Land Sales in 1818....

Item #217403

June 30, 1818

AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, June 30, 1818.

 

* James Monroe public land sales notices

* Hartford, Connecticut 1818




On the front page under a small woodcut of an eagle and shield are five separate Acts plus three notices for the sale of public lands, each signed in type: James Monroe. Another act and notice on pg. 4 are also signed in type by Monroe. Other news of the day inclu
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677921

Capture of Pensacola Florida, during the Seminole War...

Item #677921

July 25, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 25, 1818  The prime content is a detailed report of the capture of Pensacola, Florida during the Seminole Indian war. American forces were led by Andrew Jackson who felt Pensacola was being used by the Seminoles for strikes against America.

Also a very lengthy & detailed report on the death and funeral of General Richard Montgomery.

Sixteen pa... See More  

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647605

The diminishing American Indian... States to join the Union...

Item #647605

November 14, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 14, 1818  The first 3 ages contains a very interesting article on the American Indians, titled; "The American Aborigines" and beginning: "This people is rapidly passing away. Treaty after treaty & cession after cession, curtains the extent of their domain. The wild animals of the forest, on which they mainly depended for food, ret... See More  

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672090

Initiating the historic Maryland Jew Bill...

Item #672090

December 19, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 19, 1818 



* Maryland Jew Bill Initiated



Inside has a brief yet notable item with a small head: "Maryland Legislature" which includes in part: "...A committee was appointed to bring in a bill to extend the same civil privileges to persons professing the Jewish religion as are enjoyed by those of any other religious sect..."... See More  

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599589

Law to prevent piracy... Defending General Jackson...

Item #599589

March 13, 1819

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 13, 1819  Inside has: "General Jackson" and over a page of: "List of Acts" and also includes the text of 3 Acts of Congress, each signed: James Monroe, one: "...to protect the commerce of the United States and to punish the crime of piracy." Also inside: "Defence of General Jackson - Strictures on Mr. Lacock's... See More  

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599850

Much on Indian treaties...

Item #599850

April 24, 1819

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 24, 1819  Among the articles are: "How to Tame an Elephant!" "Indian Treaties Ratified at the Late Session of Congress" which takes two pages; "Mexican Coinage"; a brief item: "Negro Stealing" reads: "Sentence of death has been pronounced on a fellow in North Carolina for negro stealing. If hanging is ri... See More  

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644140

Andy Jackson... Return of Indian land in Georgia...

Item #644140

March 21, 1820

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 21, 1820  Most of pg. 2 is taken up with: "General Jackson's Memorial", continued in a future issue. The ftpg. has a document to the Senate signed by the President: James Monroe, concerning the return of land to the citizens of Georgia by various Indian tribes (see).

No fewer than 4 runaway slave reward ads. Four pages, nice condi... 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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666103

Indian land purchases...

Item #666103

December 09, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 9, 1820

Featured in this issue is a report on the United States purchasing land from various Indian Tribes.

News of the day from through both the United States and the world is also found throughout.

Sixteen pages, slight foxing, overall nice condition. See images for details.



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689395

Early report on the death of Napoleon... Admission of Missouri to the Union... Major Andre's bones...

Item #689395

August 18, 1821

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 18, 1821 



* Missouri admitted to the Union

* Major John Andre bones exhumed




Inside has: "Major Andre" concerning the removal of his bones to be shipped off to England.

Also in this issue: "Indian Trade", and an historic report headed: "Admission of Missouri" concerning it formally joining the Union, which happen... See More  

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219825

Carrier's Address in 1822...

Item #219825

January 16, 1822

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, MA, dated Jan. 16, 1822.

 

* Carrier's Address in 1822

* New Year's




The back page has a full column poem: New-Years Address Of The Carriers Of The Columbian Centinel, To Its Patrons, January 1, 1822. News of day includes: "More Piracy" "Another Mail Robbery" "Indian Department" and more. Several advertisements as well. 4 pages in good condition.
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689401

Blackfoot Indians... The slave trade...

Item #689401

August 23, 1823

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 23, 1823  Among the reports is a 4 1/2 page continued article: "Christian Indians". Also: "Indian War concerning the Blackfoot Indians in t he Fort Atkinson vicinity.

Also: "Emigration" "The Pirates" in the Caribbean; "Catskill Mountains" "The Slave Trade" and an article on the sale of: &q... See More  

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212063

Early Erie Canal In 1823...

Item #212063

August 27, 1823

MASSACHUSETTS SPY, Worcester, Aug. 27, 1823 Pg. 3 has a brief report from a Utica paper stating that 44 boats arrived there last week through the Erie canal with details about the various cargo transported by the boats, including 3050 gallons of whiskey. Other news of the day includes: "Presentation Of A Military Standard" "Indian Massacre" "The Presidency" and much more. Several interesting adv... See More  

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672083

The Presidential election... American Indians: Choctaw, Osage, Creeks...

Item #672083

December 04, 1824

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 4, 1824  Among the articles are: "Presidential Election" which has a chart showing states and votes for each, plus another report of the Alabama votes for President by county.

Also inside: "LaFayette & the Sons of the Forest" being an emotional heart-felt meeting of Choctaw Indian chiefs and General LaFayette, which is ironi... See More  

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638114

Creating a Jewish city in the Niagara River...

Item #638114

September 10, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 10, 1825  One of the brief articles on the back page reads in its entirety: "An Hebrew city, to be called Ararat is to be laid off on Grand Island, N.Y., on the 15th or 18th instant, with masonic and military ceremonies. It will be located to face the mouth of the great canal." This was the project of newspaper publisher Mordecai Manuel N... See More  

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644724

Creating a Jewish city in the Niagara River...

Item #644724

September 10, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 10, 1825 



* Hebrew city to be established

* Grand Island, New York

* Jews - Jewish - Judaica




One of the brief articles on the back page reads in its entirety: "An Hebrew city, to be called Ararat is to be laid off on Grand Island, N.Y., on the 15th or 18th instant, with masonic and military ceremonies. It will be located to face the mo... See More  

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671464

First boat to traverse the new Erie Canal...

Item #671464

November 05, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 5, 1825 



* Early Erie Canal

* 1st boat - ship journey




Perhaps the most notable event reported is headed: "FROM BUFFALO" which tells of the first vessel--The Seneca Chief--to traverse the new Erie Canal. Although brief, the event was quite historic.

Other news found within include an early American execution, cannibalism, a mention ... See More  

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631742

Arrival of the first boat traveling the Erie Canal...

Item #631742

November 12, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 12, 1825  Near the back of the issue is an article headed: 'New York Canals" which takes over a full page, and begins: "As was expected, the first boat from lake Erie arrived at New York on the 4th inst. She was convoyed by a fleet of steam boats, gaily dressed & decorated..." with much more. The first boat was the "Senec... See More  

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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, otherwise in great condition.



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217302

Arikara Tribe treaty in 1826....

Item #217302

February 14, 1826

The NATIONAL JOURNAL, Washington, D.C., February 14, 1826



* Treaty with Arikara Indian tribe

* John Quincy Adams
 
On the back page under a woodcut of an eagle and shield is a treaty between the U.S. and the Ricara tribe of Indians. Includes the names of the Indian leaders who signed the treaty with an x mark, plus various military officers, and in type: John Quincy Adams. Other news o
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659569

Indian treaty with the Mennatarees... Thomas Jefferson's financial troubles...

Item #659569

February 18, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, February 18, 1826  The front page has an article which begins: "A treaty with the Belantse-etea, or Mennatarees, was concluded between gen. Atkinson and maj. O'Falon & many chiefs of this tribe at the Lower Mandan village...It provides for a friendly intercourse between the parties..." with more.

Also on the ftpg. is a report which rea... See More  

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219802

Ottoe & Missouri Indian Tribe in 1826...

Item #219802

February 25, 1826

NATIONAL JOURNAL, Washington, Feb. 25, 1826.

 

* Ottoe and Missouri Indian treaty

* President John Quincy Adams



On page 2 under an engraving of an eagle and shield is a treaty between the United States and Ottoe and Missouri tribe of Indians, signed in type: John Quincy Adams. Includes the names of the Indians who signed the treaty with an x mark. Has the English translation of
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217991

John Qunicy Adams in 1826....

Item #217991

March 30, 1826

NATIONAL JOURNAL, Washington, March 30, 1826.

 

* President John Quincy Adams acts

* 19th century Washington D.C.




On the front page under a woodcut of an eagle and shield is an Act for making appropriations for the Indian Department, signed in type: John Quincy Adams. Pg. 3 has an Act making appropriations for the Military Service of the U.S., also signed in type by Adams. Other
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217457

Early Washtenaw County Michigan in 1826....

Item #217457

September 01, 1826

BOSTON RECORDER AND TELEGRAPH, Sept. 1, 1826.

 

* Early Washtenaw County Michigan - 3,000 inhabitants - Indian territory



On page 3 under Domestic is a brief item: Washtenaw county, in Michigan Territory, which three years ago contained but a single white inhabitant, has now a population of three thousand. Other news of the day includes: "Palestine Mission" "Williams College" "Steam Boa
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217460

Early Erie Pennsylvania...

Item #217460

October 06, 1826

BOSTON RECORDER AND TELEGRAPH, Massachusetts, Oct. 6, 1826

 

* Early Erie Pennsylvania PA census

* Beginnings - 1,000 inhabitants




On page 3 under"Domestic" is a report stating: Erie, Pa., "...30 years ago was a wilderness, and the path of the Indian its only road. Now it has upwards of 1000 inhabitants; and a road leading to Buffalo, Cleveland and Pittsburgh, equal
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667251

Execution of Chief McIntosh... Texas and slavery... Slaves set free...

Item #667251

November 04, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 4, 1826 



* Chief William McIntosh execution

* Texas to abolish slavery before American control

* Slave ships captured: slaves set free




A report: "Texas" has text noting: "...the states of Cohuahuilla and Texas had nearly completed their constitutions and that they have determined to abolish slavery in toto; and that all slaves... See More  

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558605

No Harmony at New Harmony...

Item #558605

June 22, 1827

BOSTON RECORDER & TELEGRAPH, Boston, Massachusetts, June 22, 1827



* New Harmony Indiana

* Robert Owen




Page 3 has a report: "New Harmony--Mr. Owen has sold a great part of his property at N. Harmony, leased the remainder, and left it on his return from Scotland. W. Maclure, in the Philadelphia Gazette, warns people not to trust Mr. Owen on his account".



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548067

Early shark fishing...

Item #548067

July 13, 1827

BOSTON RECORDER & TELEGRAPH, Massachusetts, July 13, 1827 



* Early shark fishing



Page 3 has a report: "A New Haven papers says, that 17 large sharks were taken in that harbor July 2d, at one haul in a seine for taking white fish..." plus mention that most of the white fish escaped because of the damage to the nets caused by the sharks.

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689419

Death reports of Chief Hummingbird & Governor De Witt Clinton...

Item #689419

February 23, 1828

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 23, 1828  Page 7 has a report of the death of Choctaw Chief Hummingbird, also known as General Hummingbird: "Died, on the 23d December, at his residence near the Choctaw agency, general Hummingbird, a Choctaw chief, a the advanced age of 75... a great friend to the United States, and has fought many battles with the red people in behalf of our ... See More  

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544777

Drownings in the Schuylkill River...

Item #544777

June 20, 1828

BOSTON RECORDER, Boston, Massachusetts, June 20, 1828 



* Drowning tragedies...  Schuylkill River... 

* Creek Indians of Georgia... 




Page 3 has a report: "Solemn Warnings.--Nine young men were drowned in the River Schuylkill, near Philadelphia, on the Lord's day, June 1st, while out in a boat on a party of pleasure. On the 8th inst. (Sabbath) Henry Demeritt, aged... See More  

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697002

Charles Carroll & the Declaration of Independence...

Item #697002

July 19, 1828

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 19, 1828  The front page has: "Charles Carroll" which gives details of the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence presenting a copy of The Declaration to the mayor of New York City, along with a copy of a letter written in his own hand which states in part: "Grateful to Almighty God for the blessings which, through J... See More  

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696996

Charles Carroll & the Declaration of Independence...

Item #696996

July 19, 1828

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 19, 1828 



* Charles Carroll of Carrollton

* Declaration of Independence signer




The front page has: "Charles Carroll" which gives details of the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence presenting a copy of The Declaration to the mayor of New York City, along with a copy of a letter written in his own hand which state... See More  

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686281

Election of Andrew Jackson... Cherokee Indians & land troubles...

Item #686281

November 22, 1828

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 22, 1828



* President Andrew Jackson election

* Cherokee Indians Nation




 One of the front page reports has a small head: "The Election" which begins: "The most anxious & ardent, as well as the most rude & ruthless political contest that ever took place in the United States, is now decided in the election of a large major... See More  

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644278

Election of Andrew Jackson... Cherokee Indians & land troubles...

Item #644278

November 22, 1828

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 22, 1828  One of the front page reports has a small head: "The Election" which begins: "The most anxious & ardent, as well as the most rude & ruthless political contest that ever took place in the United States, is now decided in the election of a large majority of electors pledged to the support of gen. Andrew Jackson for the... See More  

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671435

General Samuel Houston... Trail of Tears...

Item #671435

May 16, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 16, 1829 



* Trail of Tears 

* Samuel Houston 

* North Carolina gold




Page 3 has an article with a small head: "Gen. Houston" which has some speculation on why this former governor of Tennessee is leaving, ending with: "...They relate to domestic misfortunes. He has not only resigned the governor's chair of Tennesse... See More  

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667247

Distrust of the Creek Indians for the "great father"...

Item #667247

June 20, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 20, 1829  Inside is a terrific letter headed: "The Creek Indians". It is the text of a speech of a chief of the Creek Tribe, Specled Snake, at the beginning of the forced removal of native American's to west of the Mississippi, known as the Trail of Tears.

In his speech the chief recounts the failed promises of the "great father&... See More  

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650364

American tobacco exports... The Cherokee Nation...

Item #650364

June 27, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 27, 1829



* Article re: the Cherokee Nation

* Chart on the exporting of American tobacco to foreign countries




Much of the news in this newspaper is government related. Featured in this issue is a report, along with a chart, of the exportation of American tobacco to various countries. Also a report on the Cherokee Nation.  

Sixteen pages, 6 by... See More  

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667248

"Trail of Tears"... Abolishing slavery in Virginia...

Item #667248

July 25, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 25, 1829 



* Abolition of slavery in Virginia

* Trail of Tears - Southeastern Indians




Nearly half of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Abolition of Slavery" which concerns Virginia, noting: "...revise the constitution of the commonwealth, praying for the adoption of some provisions in the new constitution by which the slave populatio... See More  

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695078

Anger over the Trail of Tears...... Franklin quote...

Item #695078

August 01, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 1, 1829  The top of the ftpg. has a small bit about Martin Van Buren, Secretary of State at the time, being granted an honorary doctorate of law degree from Rutgers' College.

Inside has an article: "Slavery In Colombia" as well as: "Georgia And The Cherokees" being a letter from the brother of a chief and his anger at their ... See More  

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649956

Anger over the Trail of Tears... Franklin quote...

Item #649956

August 01, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 1, 1829  The top of the ftpg. has a small bit about Martin Van Buren, Secretary of State at the time, being granted an honorary doctorate of law degree from Rutgers' College.

Inside has an article: "Slavery In Colombia" as well as: "Georgia And The Cherokees" being a letter from the brother of a chief and his anger at their ... See More  

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659553

Indians in Milledgeville, Georgia...

Item #659553

August 08, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 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.

Sixteen pages, good condition, 9 1/2 by 6 inches.



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653272

Pirates, Key West, Mobile, and Indian treaties...

Item #653272

February 20, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 20, 1830  Page 5 has a number of brief yet interesting items, including: "Key West - Com. Porter has written a letter saying that 'the harbor of Key West, is...the best harbor in the United States..." with more. Also: "Mobile has become a place of much business...has a fine inland trade by steam boats...".

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685714

Creating a government in Colombia... Indian lands and laws...

Item #685714

June 26, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 26, 1830  Inside has a report concerning the creation of a government in "Colombia" noting: "The new constitution having been adopted...proceeded to elect a president and vice president of the republic...a deputation waited upon Bolivar & informed him of the result He congratulated them on the happy termination of their labors...&... See More  

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649020

Lafayette... Indian Treaty at Green Bay...

Item #649020

October 16, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 16, 1830  The front page has an article: "Lafayette" which tells of his kindness to America. Inside has more with an article headed: "General Lafayette" which includes two letters each signed by him in type: Lafayette concerning troubles in France and his wish to be able to: "...rejoice together in the result of this last gl... See More  

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647594

Lafayette... Indian Treaty at Green Bay...

Item #647594

October 16, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 16, 1830 



* Much on Lafayette

* Treaty with the Winnebago Indians

* James Madison




The front page has an article: "Lafayette" which tells of his kindness to America. Inside has more with an article headed: "General Lafayette" which includes two letters each signed by him in type: Lafayette concerning troubles in France and... See More  

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598927

The Indian question...

Item #598927

December 06, 1830

ESSEX REGISTER, Massachusetts, Dec. 6, 1830  Most of the front page is taken up with: "Present State of the Indian Question". Page 2 has: 'Indian Character". Other news & ads of the day.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, various creases.

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689407

Georgia & the Cherokee Indians... Andrew Jackson...

Item #689407

January 08, 1831

NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 8, 1831 



* Native Americans - Indians

* President Andrew Jackson




Among the many articles inside is a brief one headed: "Indian Rights" which cites a letter by Thomas Jefferson from 1791 beginning: "The Indians have a right to the occupation of their lands...".

Following it is: "Georgia And the Cherokees". There is al... See More  

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647579

Concerning the Choctaw Indian Treaty...

Item #647579

April 09, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 9, 1831  The report headed: "Choctaw Treaty" is not the text of it but information concerning it including 3 letters each signed in type: Andrew Jackson. This report takes 1 1/2 pages. Also "Chesapeake & Ohio Canal"  much text on: "Congressional Reports".

Complete in 24 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, very... See More  

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