Whereas the homepage has links to each of the following wars which likely contain additional issues, the following is a chronological listing of several issues from each of the following wars: Texas War for Independence, Mexican-American War, Custer and the Indian Wars (including The Creek Wars), and Spanish-American War.

Whereas the homepage has links to each of the following wars which likely contain additional issues, the following is a chronological listing of several issues from each of the following wars: Texas War for Independence, Mexican-American War, Custer and the Indian Wars (including The Creek Wars), and Spanish-American War.
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647694

Enterprize vs. the Boxer... Barbarities of the enemy...

Item #647694

September 18, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 18, 1813  The front page begins with: "Barbarities of the Enemy" which concerns: "...the spirit and manner in which the war has been waged on the part of the enemy...and the general bad treatment of our people..." with details taking the entire ftpg. as well as all of pgs. 2, 3 & half of pg. 4.

"Events of the War" report... See More  

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647673

Victory over the Creek Indians... Battle of Lake Erie...

Item #647673

December 25, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 25, 1813  The issue begins with: "The Embargo Law" which takes 3 pages. Also inside: "Female Heroism". Seven pages are taken up with: "Events of the War" which has a great wealth of content on the War of 1812. Among the reports & subheads here are: "Military--Wilkinson's Army" "The Southern Indians&... See More  

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647670

Much on the War of 1812... Background on the Battle of the Thames...

Item #647670

January 15, 1814

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 15, 1814  Inside has over 2 pages on: "Proctor's Papers" prefaced with: "The following letters found among major-general Proctor's baggage captured on the Thames unfold many curious facts--and also show that the enemy's force...was much greater in the Upper Province than has been generally supposed." and what follows are man... See More  

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650276

Proclamation from the British victor...

Item #650276

February 05, 1814

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 5, 1814  Among the "Laws of the United States" is: "An Act making further provision for filling the ranks of the regular army, encouraging enlistments..." signed in type: James Madison. There are 5 pages taken up with: "Events of  the War" concerning news from the War of 1812. Included are subheads & reports: "Co... See More  

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670992

Two more victories over the Creek Indians...

Item #670992

February 22, 1814

THE WAR, New York, Feb. 22, 1814  Most of the front page is taken up with: "Fifth Victory Over the Creeks" as well as: "Sixth Victory Over the Creeks". Notable content inside includes: "Failure of Our Arms on the Northern Frontier" which is prefaced with a "Message" signed in type: James Madison and which includes documents signed by H. Dearborn and Joh... See More  

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647659

Much on the War of 1812... The census report of 1810...

Item #647659

May 21, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 21, 1814  Most of the front page is taken up with a detailed chart headed: "Census of the White Population of the United States for 1810", by state & territory (see photos). Much more detail on the census is presented in the next 5 pages including some account of the slaves.

About 3 pages of war-related reports are under the heading: &... See More  

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651384

Much on the War of 1812... The census report of 1810...

Item #651384

May 21, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 21, 1814  Most of the front page is taken up with a detailed chart headed: "Census of the White Population of the United States for 1810", by state & territory (see photos). Much more detail on the census is presented in the next 5 pages including some account of the slaves.

About 3 pages of war-related reports are under the heading: &... See More  

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647655

Andy Jackson gets a promotion... Attacking Texas...

Item #647655

June 04, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 4, 1814  Inside has over 6 pages taken up with: "Events of the War" reporting on the on-going War of 1812. Among the reports are a letter from Col. Hawkins concerning the Creek Indian War, plus a lengthier letter signed in type: Andrew Jackson, with more reporting on the Creek War. Another document is headed: "Traitors" begi... See More  

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544325
Item #544325

June 11, 1817

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, June 11, 1817



* Long Island Navy depot sought



Page 2 has a report stating: "We learn the President...has appointed Com. William Bainbridge, Capt. Samuel Evans, and Capt. Oliver H. Perry, Commissioners (under a resolution of the Senate) to examine and survey this harbour and bay and the eastern entrance into Long-Island Sound, with a view to th... See More  

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637426

The President on his tour... Site for a Naval Depot...

Item #637426

June 11, 1817

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 11, 1817  Page 2 has a report stating: "We learn the President...has appointed Com. William Bainbridge, Capt. Samuel Evans, and Capt. Oliver H. Perry, Commissioners (under a resolution of the Senate) to examine and survey this harbour and bay and the eastern entrance into Long-Island Sound, with a view to the selection of a proper site for a Naval Depot, ... See More  

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665090

Very early guitar advertisement... Gaines fights the Indians...

Item #665090

January 31, 1818

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 31, 1818  The back page a rather small ad with a small heading: "GUITAR" reading: "For sale cheap--a new, elegant and superior toned English Guitar, together with instruction book, strings, etc. Inquire at the Centinel Counting Room".

Have you ever seen an earlier ad for a guitar?

The ftpg. has: "Indian War" being a lengthy repo... See More  

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201379

General Andrew Jackson...Indian Battles...

Item #201379

May 21, 1818

BOSTON COMMERCIAL GAZETTE, May 21, 1818.



On pg. 2 under "Domestic" and "Of The Indian War" is an "intelligence" report from an officer about the operations of General Jackson. Mentions the conflagration of the Indian town Missiskauki and that Jackson "..proceeded to St. Marks--the Spanish garrison surrendered...and [he] had arrived at Pensacola.." The rep... See More  

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654200

Eli Whitney invents the cotton gin...

Item #654200

May 23, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, May 23, 1818  An extremely significant back page report is headed: "Labor Saving Machinery" includes: "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 wor... 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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654960

Capture of Pensacola, Florida... Five Declaration signers still living...

Item #654960

July 11, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 11, 1818  The ftpg. begins with: "Declaration of Independence" reporting on celebrations  of the 4th of July & beginning: "Forty-two years have past since this great paper was signed..." and noting the 5 signers still living.

Inside has: "Indian War" concerning the capture of Pensacola during the Seminole War ... See More  

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656659

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

Item #656659

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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649044

Daniel Boone is not dead... Andrew Jackson & the Seminole Indian War...

Item #649044

December 26, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 26, 1818  The first 13 pages are taken up with continued reporting on the: "Seminole War" and includes a wealth of letters and documents including 6 signed in type by: Andrew Jackson.

About one-third of the back page is taken up with an item with a small head: "Col. Boone" which notes in part: "The account of col. D. B... See More  

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665138

Mexico's independence in 1821...

Item #665138

January 05, 1822

FARMERS' CABINET, Amherst, New Hampshire, Jan. 5, 1822 



* Mexican War of Independence ends w/ Spain



Page 2 has a very historic report announcing the independence of Mexico: "MEXICO INDEPENDENCE" with the report noting in part: "...the following article from a letter dated 'Mexico, Sept. 28, 1821. The general (Iturbide) entered this city yesterday at the head of 2,... See More  

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647185

The Presidential election...

General LaFayette... American Indians: Choctaw, Osage, Creeks...

Item #647185

December 04, 1824

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, December 4, 1824  Among the articles are: "Presidential Election" which has a chart showing states and votes for each (see photos), plus another report of the Alabama votes for President by county. Also, inside includes: "LaFayette & the Sons of the Forest" being an emotional heart-deep meeting of Choctaw Indian chiefs and General... See More  

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638112

White slaves, Porter's court martial trial, The Shakers, Creek Indians...

Item #638112

September 03, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 3, 1825  Page 3 has an interesting article: "White Slaves". Elsewhere are: "The Shakers" with some details on them at Watervliet, New York; over 4 pages taken up with: "The Trial of Commodore Porter" concerning his general court martial for invading a town in Puerto Rico, which includes 2 letters signed in type: James ... See More  

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671557

Jim Bowie draws national attention: the Sandbar fight...

Item #671557

November 17, 1827

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 17, 1827 



* James - Jim Bowie

* Texas folk hero

* The Sandbar fight

* Battle of the Alamo fame




A hero of the Battle of the Alamo some nine years later first drew national attention for his involvement in the Sandbar fight in Mississippi. The Sandbar Fight was a Sept. 19 brawl featuring Jim Bowie which first showcased his knife, which later ... See More  

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648148

Prelude to the Alamo: slavery in Texas...

Item #648148

April 03, 1830

NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 3, 1830  Page 4 has: "Texas" which reports in part: "Some quite violent articles are published in the Mexican papers as to the designs of the United States to secure the possession of Texas; and the introduction of slaves in s greatly complained of...that the president of Mexico has declared that the slaves already in Texas may remain as ... See More  

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656652

Discussion of the Seminole Indian War...

Item #656652

March 05, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 5, 1831  Fourteen of the 24 pages of this issue are taken up with: "Correspondence Between Gen. Andrew Jackson and John C. Calhoun" most of it relating to the Seminole Indian War. Included are 7 letters signed: Andrew Jackson, 9 letters signed: J.C. Calhoun, and 2 letters signed: James Monroe plus one by John Quincy Adams.

Complete in 24... 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 (see). Several follow-up reports as well.

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



This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of ... See More  

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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 (see). Several follow-up reports as well.

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



This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news 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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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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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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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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651854

Praise for Colonel Davy Crockett...

Item #651854

September 07, 1833

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 7, 1833  An inside page has an article with small heading: "Col. Crockett" which begins: "A great deal has been said in the newspapers concerning col. Crockett, who has been again elected a member of congress from Tennessee. It was the misfortune of the colonel to have received no school education in his youth, and since to have ha... See More  

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638133

Davy Crockett speaks in Congress...

Item #638133

March 01, 1834

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, March 1, 1834  As was typical with this newspaper, there is much reporting from Congress. Coverage from the "House of Representatives" includes some talk by Davy Crockett, reading in part: "Mr. Crockett said: Sir, as I am the only person from Tennessee in this house who am opposed to the administration, I hope I may get a few words in, t... See More  

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638135

Davy Crockett speaks in Congress...

Item #638135

March 01, 1834

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, March 1, 1834  As was typical with this newspaper, there is much reporting from Congress. Coverage from the "House of Representatives" includes some talk by Davy Crockett, reading in part: "Mr. Crockett said: Sir, as I am the only person from Tennessee in this house who am opposed to the administration, I hope I may get a few words in, t... See More  

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638124

Beginning a "war of extermination" in Texas...

Item #638124

November 07, 1835

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 7, 1835 



* Texas War for Independence begins

* Battle of Gonzales TX




Inside has 2 1/2 pages of news under the heading: "Texas" concerning events from the beginning of their war for independence. The reports seem to be a result of the Battle of Gonzales (first battle of the Texas war for independence) but there is no direct reference... See More  

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643213

Beginning a "war of extermination" in Texas...

Item #643213

November 07, 1835

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 7, 1835  Inside has 2 1/2 pages of news under the heading: "Texas" concerning events from the beginning of their war for independence. The reports seem to reference the Battle of Gonzales (first battle of the Texas war for independence) but there is no direct mention of it.

Included are: "....It was confidently asserted at Vera Cruz ... See More  

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664892

The Texas Declaration of Independence...

Item #664892

April 09, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 9, 1836 



* Texas Declaration of Independence

* Republic of Texas from Mexico

* Washington-on-the-Brazos signing




This issue has much content concerning Texas, one item with a brief statement reading: "The Texas convention has declared the state independent of Mexico." Also included is a letter from Texas noting: "...the countr... See More  

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667207

Much on the desperate situation in Texas... The Fanning Massacre...

Item #667207

April 30, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 30, 1836  An inside page contains an article headed simply: "Texas" which includes several reports on events there, including: "The southern papers bring further & disastrous advices from Texas. The contest, it will be seen, is becoming fierce & sanguinary, & on the part of the Mexicans is one of extermination...the Texia... See More  

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646329

One opinion on the troubling Texas situation...

Item #646329

May 24, 1836

SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, May 24, 1836  Page 3 has a report on: "Mr. Hoar's Opinions on the Texan Question" in Congress (note: from shortly after the Alamo & San Jacinto), bits including: "...He  looked upon the people of Texas as having voluntarily expatriated themselves from a country which was large enough for all its citizens...He would not vote a farthing ... See More  

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637613

Trouble with the Indians...

Item #637613

June 18, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 18, 1836  The front page has: "Treaty With the Cherokees". Articles inside include: "The Creek War" which takes most of a page; "The Indian Deputations" and a lengthy: "Speech of John Quincy Adams" in Congress.

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

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629776

Death of James Madison... Santa Anna's Vindication...

Item #629776

July 02, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 2, 1836  A front page report begins: "It becomes our melancholy duty to announce the death of James Madison, who departed this life on the 28th ult..." More, plus a reference to the "great plan of government" and an acknowledgment of Madison's contribution to the plan: "...and to the memory of no one of that band of patr... 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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636332

The Seimole Indian War in Florida... Texas & Mexico...

Item #636332

August 13, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 13, 1836  The front page has: "Mexico & Texas" with mention that the Mexicans will not fight until fall & that a treaty between Santa Anna & General Sam Houston had reached Mexico. Further particulars as well (see). Other items include: "United States & Mexico" "Revolt of Negroes at Havana" "Unite... See More  

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637627

The Seminole War in Florida... Texas & Mexico...

Item #637627

August 13, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 13, 1836  The front page has: "Mexico & Texas" with mention that the Mexicans will not fight until fall & that a treaty between Santa Anna & General Sam Houston had reached Mexico. Further particulars as well (see). Other items include: "United States & Mexico" "Revolt of Negroes at Havana" "Unite... See More  

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637628

The Seminole War in Florida... Texas & Mexico...

Item #637628

August 13, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 13, 1836  The front page has: "Mexico & Texas" with mention that the Mexicans will not fight until fall & that a treaty between Santa Anna & General Sam Houston had reached Mexico. Further particulars as well (see). Other items include: "United States & Mexico" "Revolt of Negroes at Havana" "Unite... See More  

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664049

Treaty of Velasco which ended the Texas War with Mexico...

Item #664049

August 20, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 20, 1836 



* Treaty of Velasco

* General Santa Anna

* Texas Revolution ending




Inside has "Latest From Texas and Mexico" which includes a significant letter signed in type by: Antonio Lopez De Santa Ana in which he agrees to the treaty between Texas and Mexico, known as the Treaty of Velasco. This is followed by the "Articles of... See More  

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638413

The death of Aaron Burr... Slavery in Texas...

Item #638413

September 17, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 17, 1836



* Aaron Burr death

* Slavery in the Southwest

* Native Americans - Indians




The front page has over half a column concerning the recent death of Aaron Burr, with much detail on his life. Within the issue are: "Removal of the Creeks--Official" "The Indian War" "Slavery in Texas" which takes 1 1/2 pages; "... See More  

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654450

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

Item #654450

March 01, 1838

ARMY AND NAVY CHRONICLE, Washington, D.C., March 1, 1838  As the title might suggest, filled with various military content. The issue begins with an interesting: "Journal of eight years hard fighting during the War for our Independence". Among other items are: "General Jesup, the Sec. of War, & the Military Academy" "Battle of the Kissimmee--The Army" & m... See More  

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629949

Mexico invades Texas in 1842...

Item #629949

March 26, 1842

THE WEEKLY HERALD, New York, March 26, 1842 



* General Mariano Arista



Page 5 has a noteworthy article headed: "Important From Texas--War Commenced--Texas Invaded by the Mexicans!" with various details. See this hyperlink for more on the Mexican invasion of 1842.

Eight pages, good condition.... See More  

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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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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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