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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.

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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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666727

Reports from the 'Trail of Tears'...

Item #666727

February 07, 1832

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



* Trail of Tears reporting

* Native Americans - Indians




Page 3 has an article on the Trail of Tears, with a small heading: "The Emigrating Indians" which has some details on their journey.

Four pages, nice condition.... 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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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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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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688194

The Black Hawk War...

Item #688194

June 12, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 12, 1832  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 hostilities. We fear that these barbarities are to be con... 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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221785

Death of Commodore John Rogers...

Item #221785

July 21, 1832

NEW-YORK EVENING POST, July 21, 1832

 

* Commodore George Washington Rodgers death & funeral



Page 2 has a report: "From La Plata--Death of Commodore Rogers". There is a second, more detailed report about the funeral of Commodore Rogers at Buenos Aires, which includes the Order Of The Procession and more. Some minor creasing here. Other news of the day incl
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688213

Gold discovery in North Carolina... Indian troubles...

Item #688213

July 28, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 28, 1832  



* Gold discovered in North Carolina

* New Echota Georgia - Cherokees Indians




The front page has a detailed article on: "Movements Of The Army". Page 3 has an article: "From the Cherokees" datelined from New Echota, concerning their movements (printing crease here causes no loss of text).

The back page has: &... See More  

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676117

Nice report on the Black Hawk Indian War...

Item #676117

August 08, 1832

NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, Aug. 8, 1832  



* Black Hawk War



Page 2 has a report on the Black Hawk War, a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk Indian leader. This was the war in which Abraham Lincoln was an Illinois militia soldier, although he saw no combat. 

About half a column has several reports... See More  

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688212

The Black Hawk War...

Item #688212

September 11, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 11, 1832  The top of the front page has: "An Indian Battle" being a report from St. Louis concerning the Black Hawk War.

It notes in part: "...an engagement between a party of Sioux Indians and the hostile band of Sacs and Foxes. The victory over the latter was a most decisive one...Among the prisoners...and the celebrated Prophe... See More  

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611128

The Black Hawk War... Early on the Rocky Mountains...

Item #611128

October 27, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 27, 1832 



* Black Hawk War

* Indian warriors




Page 2 has: "News from the Rocky Mountains" which is early. Elsewhere is: "Mortality of Slaves" and also: "Black Hawk" which concerning the Black Hawk War.

Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice condition.



As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(... See More  

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668143

Did Cherokees commit the murder?

Item #668143

February 16, 1833

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 16, 1833  The front page has a report concerning a murder in Georgia thought to have been committed by a Cherokee: "The Cherokee Phoenix takes exception...an account of alleged murder of whites by certain Cherokees. We are against all sorts of murder or manslaughter, and must condemn it under whatever color it comes. We are glad to be assure... See More  

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668155

Much on the surrendered chief Black Hawk...

Item #668155

April 30, 1833

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 30, 1833 



* Chief Black Hawk surrender

* Sauk Indians

* The Prophe
t




The top of the ftpg. has: "Black Hawk At the Palace" which begins: "Black Hawk and his son, the Prophet and his son, and the  other Indian hostages surrendered under the late treaty, waited on the President yesterday to receive his orders. The Preside... See More  

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541249

GROWTH & EXPANSION... Cincinnati, Ohio...

Item #541249

May 03, 1833

EVENING POST, New York City, New York, May 3, 1833 



* Early Cincinnati, Ohio population...  

* Progress of  the West... 




Page 2 has a report: "Progress Of The West.--The section of land on which Cincinnati is laid out, was bought for forty-nine dollars worth of land warrants! This was in December, 1788. Its population in 1795, was 500; in 1813, 4000; now in 1832... See More  

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668156

Black Hawk's situation...

Item #668156

May 07, 1833

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 7, 1833 



* Chief Black Hawk

* Sauk Indians

* The Prophe
t




The top of the front page has more than half a column headed: "Black Hawk And His Companions" provides much detail on the situation.

Page 2 has three-quarters of a column headed: "A Day Among The Creeks" which has some fascinating content.

Four pages, a front pa... 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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656650

Coffee, slaves, coins produced at the Mint...

Item #656650

August 10, 1833

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 10, 1833  Among the articles within: "The Indian Character" "Emigration To Canada"; a full page on: "Product & Consumption of Coffee" and a detailed account from the: "Mint of the United States"  with charts of the number of each quotes produced, etc.; "Harbors on Lake Erie" and "Slaves... See More  

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681484

The will of Stephen Girard...

Item #681484

October 19, 1833

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER Baltimore, Oct. 19, 1833  Among the many articles are: "Festival of Vine Dressers"  "Steamboat Disasters" "Lander's Second Voyage Up the Niger"; a report from a  famous Indian language newspaper: "From the Cherokee Phoenix" "Stephen Girard's Will" which takes almost 4 pages.

Girard personally saved... See More  

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665911

Treaty with the Seminole Indians...

Item #665911

May 07, 1834

THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., May 7, 1834   The ftpg. has over 2 columns taken up with a treaty between the United States and the Cherokee nation of Indians west of the Mississippi, made at Fort Gibson. It is signed in type by President Andrew Jackson, and the "X" mark of 2 Indian chiefs.

The front page also has a ad: "$25 Reward" for a runaway slave, with details.

F... See More  

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656914

On the death of LaFayette...

Item #656914

June 28, 1834

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 28, 1834



* In memory of LaFayette : on LaFayette's death



The very top of the front page has an. item which includes: "...senate appointed a committee of 13 & the house of representatives a committee of 24 to consider & report what token of affection ought to be paid to the memory of Lafayette..." with just a bit more.

An inte... See More  

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680076

Fanning at Goliad, Texas...

Item #680076

April 23, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 23, 1836 



* Colonel James Fannin

* Goliad, Texas massacre

* Sam Houston - Santa Anna




The front page has a report from Texas headed: "Later Rumors" which includes: "...confirmed...that Col. Fanning preferring to join the Texian army...had blown up the fort at Goliad where he was garrisoned & completely demol
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544701

Indian content...

Item #544701

June 14, 1836

NEW YORK TIMES, from New York, New York, dated June 14, 1836.



* Chief Schachipkaka death

* Winnebagoes Indians




A page 2 article reports The Green Bay Intelligencer announces...the death of Schachipkaka, or Decari the White Head, Chief of the Winnebagoes...



It also mentions that 3 days prior to his death he asked to be baptized.



Also within this issue is other news and advertisements... See More  

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646662

Continuing troubles in Texas...

Item #646662

July 23, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 23, 1836  Most of an inside page is taken up with reports headed: "Texas" which includes several letters, one beginning: "I am sorry to inform you of our situation. We are detained here for nothing but to keep you ignorant of the enemy's intention; they will soon be down on you in great numbers...".

Included also is a letter... See More  

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680424

The Seminole and Creek Indians in Florida...

Item #680424

November 26, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 26, 1836  Among the many items in this issue is: "War In Florida" concerning the Seminoles and Creeks, taking the equivalent of a full page. Also: "Tennessee Volunteers" "Voyage In Search of Lost Whalers" "From Liberia" and more.

Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, some very minor foxing, other in nice conditi... See More  

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577961

Indian Chief Euchee Billy... negroes released...

Item #577961

May 12, 1837

THE GLOBE, Washington, May 12, 1837 A page 3 report "From Florida" says: "Gov. Jesup...has directed the negroes yielded by the Indians to be congregated at Lake Monroe (Ft. Mellon) instead of St. Mark's.... Euchee Billy (the chief supposed to have been killed by our forces) it is now said is at Ft. Mellon with Philip's son. Philip is...wounded & it is supposed [he] received the ... See More  

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671425

The "Trail of Tears"... The new Liberty Seated dime...

Item #671425

July 29, 1837

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 29, 1837  The front page has an article: "Removal of  the Chickasaws" which is about the "Trail of Tears" which offers some detail including: "...They presented a handsome appearance being nearly all mounted...well dressed in their national costume...Not a drunken Indians, we believe, was seen in the company...".

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619645

Acts of Congress: the Indians... changing titles in the U.S. Navy...

Item #619645

August 02, 1837

WORCESTER REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Aug. 2, 1837  The masthead features an engraving of Thomas Jefferson. The back page has nearly 2 1/2 columns taken up with "An Act Making Appropriations for the Current Expenses of the Indian Department..." signed in type by the President: Andrew Jackson. Also "An Act to Change the Titles of Certain Officers in the Navy" (see).

Four pa... See More  

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208813

Indian Battle...

Item #208813

September 30, 1837

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

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672523

Filled with military content... The Seminole Indian War...

Item #672523

March 15, 1838

ARMY AND NAVY CHRONICLE, Washington, D.C., March 15, 1838  As the title might suggest, filled with various military content.

Within are several letters signed by: I. Chauncey from the U.S. Navy. Some articles include: "Florida War" with the Seminole Indians; "Naval Architecture"  "Naval Gunnery" "Florida War" again; "From the Canada Frontier-... See More  

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215567

Uncommon Military Periodical 1838....

Item #215567

March 29, 1838

ARMY AND NAVY CHRONICLE, Washington, March 29, 1838.

 

* Uncommon military title
 
Inside has the "Regulations For the enlistment and employment of Boys who may be entered to Serve in the Navy until they arrive at the age of twenty-one years". Other topics include: "Medical Corps Of The Navy" "Florida War" "Indian Affairs" "From The Sa
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571042

Uncommon Military Periodical 1838....

Item #571042

November 08, 1838

ARMY AND NAVY CHRONICLE, Washington, November 8, 1838  Inside has the "Hints for the Creation of a New Bureau"; reports from Commander D.G. Farragut at Vera Cruz; General Taylor and his treaty with the Apalachicola Indian treaty and more. Octavo-size, 16 pages, some lite foxing, otherwise in good condition.

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650838

Overtaking the Indians in Florida... Second Seminole War...

Item #650838

January 12, 1839

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 12, 1839  Included are 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Occupation Of Florida" which is introduced with: "A bill to provide for the armed occupation and settlement of that part of Florida which is now overrun and infested by marauding bands of hostile Indians." with all six Sections.

Much more reporting from the federal governmen... See More  

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213395

Martin Van Buren In 1839...

Item #213395

April 22, 1839

NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, April 22, 1839.

 

* Martin Van Buren Act

* 1839 Concord NH

* Florida Indians




An Act making appropriations for the...expenses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with the Various Indian tribes, for 1839, signed in type: Martin Van Buren. Other news of the day includes: "Florida Indians" "New York Electi
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683621

Seminole Indian War at an end... Latest on the Mormons...

Item #683621

June 01, 1839

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 1, 1839  The front page has half a column headed: "Interesting From Florida - The Florida War Ended" which includes the official "General Orders" of Major General Alexander Macomb on the end of the war with the Seminole Indians. Prefacing remarks note in part: "...to relieve Florida of the remnant of her savage inhabitant... See More  

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692867

A treaty to end the Seminole War is reached, but not for long...

Item #692867

June 08, 1839

THE NEW-YORKER, New York, June 8, 1839  Page 10 has a report headed: "The Florida War Ended" noting in part: "Such is the official announcement from Gen. Macomb, and we ardently wish it may prove correct...terms of the agreement are very vague--the Indians manifestly understanding that they are to have undisturbed possession of the territory allowed them; while our government m... See More  

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693094

Potential extermination of Native Americans...

Item #693094

February 11, 1840

THE DAILY REGISTER, New Bedford, Massachusetts, Feb. 11, 1840  Page 2 begins with a half-column article concerning: "Indian Affairs" which reports on the state of the Native Americans at that time. One bit notes: "...that some system should be established for the preservation of the Indian. The rapid advancement of white settlements threatened his race with utter extermination.... See More  

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693093

Detailed "snake oil" advertisement...

Item #693093

March 24, 1840

THE DAILY REGISTER, New Bedford, Massachusetts, March 24, 1840  Among the wealth of ads on the back page is an illustrated one for: "The Indian's Panacea for the cure of Scrofula, or King's Evil; incipient cancers, syphilitic and mercurial diseases, particularly ulcers and painful affections of the bones..." with much more. Today's world would call this classic "sna... See More  

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648834

Early newspaper account o the Florida Everglades...

Item #648834

September 25, 1841

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 25, 1841 



* Early Florida Everglades



The bkpg. has a very early article on: "The Everglades" which begins; "The Pay-hai-o-kee, grass-water of Everglades, comprises a large portion of Southern Florida...and separated from the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico by a pine barren..." with more descriptive text.

Another page has: &... See More  

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590278

Indian treaty... burning of Steamboat Erie...

Item #590278

December 04, 1841

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 4, 1841  The front page has: "Treaty with Wyandott Indians" which includes: "... the "Wyandott nation were assembled y the Chiefs in General Council o the 20th and 22d instant, to vote upon the question of selling to the United States all their lands in Ohio, and emigrant to the West. After two days and a part of  last ni... See More  

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213667

Seated Liberty Dollar Coin 1842 News...

Item #213667

September 17, 1842

DOLLAR WEEKLY, Phila., Sept. 17, 1842.

 

* Seated Liberty

* Dollar Coin Masthead

* Print

* 1842 Original News




The masthead has an engraving of a dollar coin which was the cost of an annual subscription. Page 3 report: Great, Bloody and Brutal Prize Fight between Otis Lilly and Tom McCoy--Death of McCoy.



Other news of the day includes: "The Late Indian Murders In Florida" "Pre
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571054

Cherokee Council... Ship Princeton...

Item #571054

February 13, 1844

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington (D.C.), February 13, 1844  The frontpage of this issue contains reports on "The United States Ship Princeton" which had left from Philadelphia having in tow the brig Caraccas, bound for Laguayra, however incurring difficulties due to ice. "The Cherokee Councill in session at Tah-le-quah" reported that it has adjourned after 100 days. This... See More  

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563182

Copper mines in Missouri...

Item #563182

February 01, 1845

NEW YORK HERALD, New York, February 1, 1845



* Early copper discovery



A front page report about "Copper" says:



* We understand that very excellent mines of copper ore have been discovered on both sides of the Merrimac River in Franklin County, Missouri above the mouth of the Indian Creek...



& a bit more about size of the discovery.



Other news of the day. 4 pages in ni... See More  

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564931

Reward offered for Thomas & Ellis Starr...

Item #564931

February 02, 1845

NEW YORK HERALD, February 2, 1845  A page 2 report from the Cherokee Advocate states that National Council passed a bill authorizing the principal chief to offer a reward for the capture of Thomas and Ellis Starr, perpetrators of the famous Vore tragedy in 1843.



Other news of the day with many ads. 4 pages in nice condition.

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