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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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696843

Slave ship is abandoned... Trouble with the Creek Indians...

Item #696843

May 28, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 28, 1825  Inside  has: "The Creeks" being a report from Milledgeville, Georgia, noting: "...for the protection of the frontier against Indians hostility, and also for ensuring the personal safety of the agent, whose life is said to be threatened by the Indians...the murder of Hawkins, the interpreter..." with more.

This is f... 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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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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689418

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

Item #689418

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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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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697002

Charles Carroll & the Declaration of Independence...

Item #697002

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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571048

Cherokee Indians... Major Eaton...

Item #571048

June 28, 1831

NATIONAL GAZETTE AND LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, June 28, 1831  The front page of this issue features the resignation of Jn. Macpherson Berrien from the office of Attorney General followed by the letter of acceptance from Andrew Jackson (signed in type).  Other news of the day and advertisements.  Also on the front page is the letter which J. H. Eaton had published in The Globe... See More  

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625384

Prelude to the Black Hawk Indian War...

Item #625384

August 06, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 6, 1831  Inside has: "Indian Disturbances", from Belleville, Illinois, regarding the onset of what was to eventually develop into the Black Hawk War. Several follow-up reports as well.

Complete in 16 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, nice condition.



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648136

Prelude to the Black Hawk Indian War...

Item #648136

August 06, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 6, 1831  Inside has: "Indian Disturbances", from Belleville, Illinois, regarding the onset of what was to eventually develop into the Black Hawk War. Several follow-up reports as well.

Complete in 16 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, nice condition.



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596937

Early medical periodical... Much on the eye...

Item #596937

September 14, 1831

THE JOURNAL OF HEALTH, "Conducted by an Association of Physicians" as printed  in the masthead, Philadelphia, Sept. 14, 1831  Among the articles within are: "Epidemic Diseases" "The Eye" which includes a cross-section of it (see); "History of the Indian Cholera" & more. 

Sixteen pages, 5 by 8 1/2 inches, scattered foxing, nice condition.... See More  

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685718

Problem with slaves in the Bahamas... Cherokee gold...

Item #685718

October 08, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 8, 1831 The back page has most of a column headed: "American Slaves In The Bahamas" which is a report concerning a slave ship which wrecked on one of the Bahama Islands and the slaves--bound from an Atlantic port to New Orleans--taken into the Bahamas.

Also near the back is: "Cherokee Gold Mines" in Georgia.

Complete in 24 pages, 6 ... See More  

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206436

Seneca Indians...

Item #206436

November 28, 1831

NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Nov. 28, 1831 Pg. 3 report: "Seneca Indians--Between two and three hundred Seneca Indians arrived in Cincinnati on the 10th inst., under charge of Col. McElvaine, on their way to lands beyond the Mississippi, provide for them by the government. Their lands relinquished, consist of about 40,000 acres, of excellent quality." A few traces of... See More  

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656649

When Davy Crockett was an unknown...

Item #656649

December 31, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 31, 1831  It's always fascinating to find mention of notable people years before they would become a household name.  Inside has one such report: an inconspicuous--yet noteworthy--mention of Davy Crockett, less than five years before he would die at the Alamo. As a member of Congress, this report notes: "...The speaker laid before the ... See More  

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672062

Notable Supreme Court case in establishing Indian sovereignty...

Item #672062

March 10, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 10, 1832 



* United State Supreme Court

* Samuel Worcester v. Georgia

* Cherokee Indians - Native lands




Inside has a very notable Supreme Court case, "The Cherokee Case", being Samuel A. Worcester vs. the state of Georgia. In the case the U.S. Supreme Court held that the Cherokee Indians constituted a nation holding distinct sovere... See More  

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631651

The Creek Indian Treaty of 1832...

Item #631651

April 14, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 14, 1832  Perhaps the most significant content is the full page report headed: "Treaty With The Creek Indians" which has the complete text of the Treaty of March 24, 1832 with all 14 articles followed by the signatures in type of Lewis Cass, William McGilvery, Benjamin Marshall and various Indian chiefs.

Also known as the Treaty of Cusse... See More  

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654192

A 'call to arms' for the Black Hawk War...

Item #654192

June 09, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 9, 1832  Inside has over half a page headed: "Indian War" which includes a Proclamation from the Rock River, signed by: John Reynolds, noting: "It becomes my duty again to call on you for your services in the defense of your country. The state is not only invaded by the hostile Indians but many of our citizens have been slain in battl... See More  

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688193

The Black Hawk War...

Item #688193

June 09, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 9, 1832  The front page has a report: "Indian Incursions" which is on the Black Hawk War, noting in part: "...the Indians, in strong force, were advancing into the settlements on Grand Prairie carrying desolation before them..." with more.

Also, page 3 has: "The Border War - The Latest Intelligence From Illinois&quo... See More  

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688194

The Black Hawk War...

Item #688194

June 12, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 12, 1832  



* The Black Hawk War

* Sacs & Fox Indians




The front page has a report taking over half a column: "Latest From the West", a letter from St. Louis on the Black Hawk War, which begins: "...Disastrous accounts are brought be every arrival from above of the massacre of families residing near the scene of Indian hos... See More  

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688196

The Black Hawk War...

Item #688196

June 16, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 16, 1832  



* The Black Hawk War

* Sacs & Fox Indians




The front page has a report headed: "The Indian War" on the Black Hawk War.

The Black Hawk War was a conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted after Black Hawk and a group of Indians crossed the Mississippi in... See More  

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610258

Indian War... Sax and Fox Indians...

Item #610258

June 19, 1832

NEW-YORK EVENING POST, NY, June 19, 1832  Page 2 has an article pertaining to Major General Scott being sent to Fort Dearborn for the purpose of demanding the Sax and Fox Indians the surrender of the murderers of the Menominees and to the observance of the treaty.

Other news of the day with several advertisements. 4 pages in nice condition.

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688199

The Black Hawk War...

Item #688199

July 07, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 7, 1832  



* The Black Hawk War

* Sacs & Fox Indians




The middle of page 3 has an article on the on-going Black Hawk Indian War, noting in part: "...General Atkinson was to march on that day with the Illinois militia...to attack the Indians who were stationed on Rock River...with a party of 40 or 50 Indians and killed five...General... See More  

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688207

The Black Hawk War...

Item #688207

July 19, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 19, 1832 



* The Black Hawk War

* Sacs & Fox Indians




Page 2 has an article: "Indian War" being a letter from Vandalia, Illinois, noting near the beginning: "...we are again in arms against our old enemy, the Black Hawk..." and also: "...His forces are said to amount to about 1200 men, mostly of the Sac and Fox t... See More  

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