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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688004

Prelude to the Battle of Tippecanoe...

Item #688004

September 20, 1811

UNIVERSAL GAZETTE, Washington City, Sept. 20, 1811  Page 3 has several reports headed: "Rumors of the Indian War" and the work of General Wm. H. Harrison in the Vincennes region. 

Fearful of the Indian confederacy being formed by Shawnee chief Tecumseh & his brother The Prophet, the frontier settlers of Vincennes (Indiana Territory) issue a call for the destruction of the ... See More  

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698471

William H. Harrison on the Battle of Tippecanoe...

Item #698471

December 07, 1811

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 7, 1811  Page 2 has: "Indian War--Official" being a letter to the Secretary of War signed in type: Wm. Henry Harrison, datelined "H.Q. near the Prophet's Town, November 8, 1811." The letter describes the battle of Tippecanoe beginning with: "...the dawn of yesterday terminated any action between the troops under my command, and the... 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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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" beg... 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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689390

Eli Whitney invents the cotton gin...

Item #689390

May 23, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 23, 1818 



* Inventor Eli Whitney

* Cotton Gin invention




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 ... 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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704372

Capture of Pensacola Florida... Seminole War...

Item #704372

July 25, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 25, 1818 



* Battle of Penscacola

* Spanish West Florida

* First Seminole War

* General Andrew Jackson




Featured in this issue is a detailed report of the capture of Pensacola, Florida during the Seminole Indian war.  Also a report on the death and funeral of General Richard Montgomery.

Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, some foxing, gen... 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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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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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



* Creek Nation

* Slaver ship




 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 interp... 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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680074

War is inevitable in Texas...

Item #680074

October 31, 1835

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 31, 1835 



* Texas Revolution beginning



Inside has over a full page headed: "Texas" telling of some early battles there with much interesting reading, including a cautionary note: "I do not think it would be prudent for you I& our family to come to Texas until the affairs of the country assume a more peaceful aspect..."... See More  

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680787

Davy Crockett heads for Texas...

Item #680787

December 26, 1835

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 26, 1835 



* Rare Davy Crockett report



The front page includes: "The emigration to Arkansas is very great--'with large droves of negroes'...exclusive of those who are about to join the people of Texas. Col. Crocket has left Little Rock, with his followers, for Texas. Many others had the same destination."  Just over 2 mon... 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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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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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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680321

Sam Houston's 'call to arms' against Mexico...

Item #680321

April 02, 1842

NILES'S NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, April 2, 1842 



* Samuel Houston call to arms - Texas citizens

* Post Texas Revolution - Pre Mexican-American War




Inside has: "President Houston's Proclamation to the Citizens of Texas" which begins: "My Countrymen: Rumours have been brought from the southwestern frontier of invasion...The facts are sufficient to justify immed... 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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681708

News flash on the Mexican War...

Item #681708

May 07, 1846

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, May 7, 1846  The front page has a news flash on the Mexican War headed: "Important" "From the Army of Occupation" "Matamoros Blockaded!" "Lieut. Porter and Three Men Killed!"

Four pages, nice condition.

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596292

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

Item #596292

June 13, 1846

NEW YORK OBSERVER, June 13, 1846 



* Mexican War 

* The slave trade
 



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

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645477

Latest on the Mexican-American War...

Item #645477

June 27, 1846

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

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655395

Latest news from the Mexican-American War...

Item #655395

July 17, 1846

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

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

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654438

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

Item #654438

July 29, 1846

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

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

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689433

Abraham Lincoln wins an election in 1846... The Mormon troubles... The Mexican War...

Item #689433

September 12, 1846

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 12, 1846  Page 3 has a report from Illinois on election returns, which notes: "...7th district, Cartwright (loco.), 4829; Lincoln, (whig) 6340 (elected...".

History tells us that n 1843 Abraham Lincoln sought the Whig nomination for Illinois' 7th district seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. He was defeated by John J. Hardin ... See More  

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688639

Sloat takes command of California during the Mexican War.. Mormon War has ended?

Item #688639

September 26, 1846

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 26, 1846



* Commodore John D. Sloat

* Mexican-American War

* Claims California for U.S.

* Illinois Mormon War ending

* Nauvoo, Hancock County




 Inside has a very historic article headed: "The Pacific Squadron - Commodore Sloat Takes Possession of California". The letter reports that Commodore Sloat has taken possession of Calif... See More  

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685166

The Mexican War, with thoughts of California joining the Union... End of the Mormon War...

Item #685166

October 17, 1846

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 17, 1846   Page 3 has: "Illinois. The Mormon War ended" which is an interesting account taking close to a full column. It notes in part: "...Articles of capitulation...drawn up to the following effect:..." followed by the four articles, which include: "The Mormon population to leave the State, or disperse immediately.... See More  

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560803

Famous title with Mexican War content...

Item #560803
THE WEEKLY HERALD, New York, 1847



* From the Mexican war



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

Complete a... See More  

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652793

The Mexican-American War...

Item #652793

January 07, 1847

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

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613357

Reports on the Mexican War...

Item #613357

January 07, 1847

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

Four pages, light damp staining, nice condition.

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596577

The Mexican War...

Item #596577

January 14, 1847

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



* Mexican War



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

Four pages, v... See More  

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