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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667215

Lengthy on the Indian war in the War of 1812...

Item #667215

November 28, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 28, 1812  Inside has; "Monroe's Treaty" with subhead: "Treaty of Amity, Commerce & Navigation between his Britannic Majesty and the United States of America" which takes several pages with 4 signatures in type, including James Monroe, and dated Dec. 31, 1806.

Also within: "New Sicilian Constitution" "Revolutionar... 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: "C... 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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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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677921

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

Item #677921

July 25, 1818

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

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

Sixteen pa... See More  

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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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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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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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662109

Davy Crockett in Congress...

Item #662109

April 07, 1830

HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, April 7, 1830 



* Early Davy Crockett mention



Page 3 has a short item: "Mr. Crockett" in which he relays, from a speech in Congress, an comical anecdote. Some 6 years before his fate at the Alamo.

Four pages, some light damp staining, good condition.... 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. Several follow-up reports as well.

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



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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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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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666623

The Treaty of Cusseta; Creek Indian Nation & the United States...

Item #666623

April 05, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 5, 1832 



* Treaty of Cusseta

* Creek Nation - Indians




The ftpg. begins with over a column headed: "Treaty With The Creek Indians - Articles Of A Treaty" which begins: "The Creek tribe of Indians cede to the United States all their land East of the Mississippi River...".

This was the Treaty of Cusseta between the Unite... 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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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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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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680786

Davy Crockett heads for Texas...

Item #680786

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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678558

Much on the desperate situation in Texas...

Item #678558

April 27, 1836

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 27, 1836  Page 2 has a wonderful letter from the "Seat of Government for the Republic of Texas" dated March 5, 1836, the day before the final assault upon the Alamo. The siege began February 23.

The letter is prefaced with a fine editorial piece calling for people to rally behind the Texan cause. And the letter includes in part:... See More  

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667209

Much on the situation in Texas...

Item #667209

May 14, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 14, 1836

Much interesting news in this issue, including: "Indian War--Official Accounts" and much from Congress, including a letter to the House of Rep. signed in type: Andrew Jackson.

The front page has two items concerning Texas including: "...that the whole story of the massacre of colonel Fanning's command is, from the beginning t... 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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678557

On the victory at San Jacinto, and more...

Item #678557

June 13, 1836

BOSTON COURIER, June 13, 1836



* Battle of San Jacinto

* "Remember the Alamo"

* Texas Revolutuion

* War of Independence




The front page has a report on the Battle of San Jacinto with a small  heading: "Texas"  concerning the murder of Mexicans at the battle of San Jacinto by the Texas troops.

It begins: "The battle lasted 19 minutes and then commenced the... 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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681117

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

Item #681117

August 13, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 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.

Other items include: "United States & Mexico" "Revolt of Negroes at Havana" "United State... See More  

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680072

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

Item #680072

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 the ... 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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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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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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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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662697

Early and rare from Florida... Start of the Mexican War...

Item #662697

May 16, 1846

THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, May 16, 1846



* Rare antebellum title

* Mexican War




Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, seven years before the Civil War.

The key content in this is breaking news headlines on page 3 from the start of the Mexican War: "From The ... See More  

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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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678356

Mormons heading to California... Taking possession of California...

Item #678356

December 26, 1846

WEEKLY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 26, 1846 



* New home of the Mormons ? - settling



The entire front page is train up with editorial commentary on: "The President's Message", meaning his state-of-the-union address of 1846.

Page 2 has much reporting on events in Congress with subheads including: "Admission of the State of Iowa" "Santa Anna... See More  

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656735

Sinking of the U.S. brig Somers...

Item #656735

December 31, 1846

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Dec. 31, 1846 



* USS Somers (1842) sinking

* Mexcian-American War




Page 2 has a very lengthy report concerning the sinking of the U.S. brig Somers. The Somers was doing blockade duty off the coast of Vera Cruz in the Mexican War when it sunk. The various letters & correspondences take one-third of page 2,plus there is a related article on page 3: &... 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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