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Relating to the French & Indian War...

Item #650314
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1754  Included within is an article: "New Invented Sea-gage Described" which includes a half page illustration (see). Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news of the day including some items under the heading "America". they include report relating to the French & Indian War such as: &quo... See More  

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French & Indian War... Hudson Bay fur trade...

Item #644829
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1754 

* French & Indian War

* Much from America including the Hudson Bay fir trade

The "Historical Chronicle" near the back has a few items with American mention including: "Our North American navigators have found out a safe & good passage between the Colloredo rocks and Cuba which will shorten the passage from Jam... See More  

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Indian troubles... Angry at the tax collectors...

Item #661836

June 13, 1768

THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, June 13, 1768 

* Pre Revolutionary War tensions

Included are reports under the heading "America" from Charleston, Philadelphia, Boston, Newport, & New York, including a letter "...from the Cherokee country, informs us...upper Cherokee towns are greatly harassed by several parties of Indians from the Ohio & Mississippi who kill ... See More  

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Troubles in America... A colonial town plan print...

Item #648488
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1770  Perhaps the most intriguing item in this issue is a fascinating article titled: "New Plan for an American Town" which takes over a full page and which includes an interesting and unusual print of it (see). A legend of the various parts of the town is included as well, including the "common land" the "public squa
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Attempts to create the colony of Vandalia in America...

Item #679847

July 02, 1772

THE LONDON CHONICLE, England, July 2, 1772  The back page has a brief item which recalls an interesting moment in American history: the proposed creation of the colony of Vandalia.

The report notes: "A Privy Council was held yesterday...when the petition of the Honourable Thomas Wallpole, Samuel Wharton...and others for a grant of a tract of country for a new Colony on the banks of the ... See More  

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Settling on the Mississippi... Judaica content...

Item #673202
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1772  Among the articles are: "A Proposal for Abolishing Tythes...and furnishing every Parish throughout the Kingdom with an able Minister" "On the Present Appearance of the Planet Jupiter", an interesting & lengthy article: "J. P.'s Plans for a Settlement on the Mississippi Objected to" is very descriptive an... See More  

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Value of the Ohio River...

Item #582086

August 24, 1772

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Edinburgh, Scotland, Aug. 24, 1772 

* Ohio River value ?

* Pre Rev. War era

Page 3 has a paragraph noting: "The Ohio, though a very extensive river of North America...is cut off from all possible intercourse with a foreign commerce & has no connection whatever with the sea..." and a bit more (see photos). Four pages, folio size, red ink tax ... See More  

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Much on the Mississippi...

Item #583782

August 29, 1772


* Early Mississippi & Ohio Rivers

Page 2 has a report which includes: "...The public, in the various conversations which have arisen on the subject of the new settlement in North America, generally confound the Mississippi with the Ohio; whereas the two rivers are very distinct; the first is capable of admitting the larges... See More  

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Terrific map of the Boston vicinity in 1775...

Item #677709
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1775  Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice foldout map titled: "A Plan of the Town and Chart of the Harbour of Boston Exhibiting a View of the Islands, Castle Forts, and Entrances into the said Harbour." which measures 12  by 14 1/2 inches with wider margins than typically found. The map is in very nice condition wi
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Creating the state of Franklin... Benjamin Martin, famed optician...

Item #642840

August 01, 1785

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1785  Near the back is a small bit headed: "American News" which mentions that: "...the counties of Washington, Sullivan, and Green have declared themselves independent of the state of North Carolina..." because they: "...found themselves grievously taxed for the support of government without enjoying the blessings of it."... See More  

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A treaty with the Indians...

Item #668563

May 25, 1786

NEW HAVEN GAZETTE & THE CONNECTICUT MAGAZINE, May 25, 1786 (year in Roman numerals)  Page 6 has the full text of a treaty with the Indians.

Following the American Revolution, the American states sought to establish peaceful relations with the Shawnee Indians. On January 31, 1786, the various parties signed a treaty ending hostilities between the Shawnee and white Americans.

Known as the... See More  

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Three letters signed by George Washington...

Item #668870
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), August, 1789 

* President George Washington

* Three signed letters

Over 5 1/2 pages on: "Observations on the Utility of funding the Public Debts of the United States". Also: "Observations on Manufacturing Sugar from the Sap of the Maple Tree" and an address to the President from the state of New York with the: "President... See More  

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Washington proclaims a day of thanksgiving... Both plates included...

Item #652719
THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, October, 1789 

The issue begins with a continuation of the "History of the American War" which takes 8 pages & continues in a future issue. Other articles include: "Memoirs of the Bastille" "A Short Description of the Country between North River and Morristown, near New Windsor, New Jersey" includes the related full page... See More  

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The Ohio Indian Wars of the 1790's... Major Hardin...

Item #671518
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1790  The issue includes a wide range of articles taking the majority of the pages, and also has near the back several pages with an: "Accurate Statement of the Late Revolution in France". There is also a report headed: "America" noting in part: "...that Major Hardin...with 200 volunteers...of Kentucky...made an expedition fr... See More  

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Peace with the Indians...

Item #629875
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  November, 1790  Included near the back is a bit of news headed: "America" which includes: "...that a permanent peace had been concluded betwixt the native Indians in the back settlements & Congress..." and also: "...letters from Kentucky...an account of the capture of several boats on the river Ohio by the Shawanese Indi... See More  

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Captured by Indians...

Item #601603

September 24, 1792

DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 24, 1792  The front page features 19 illustrated ship advertisements. Page 3 has a curious article from Pittsburgh concerning a man captured by Indians near Grave Creek in Ohio County.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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Indian depredations... Message signed by John Hancock...

Item #672413

November 17, 1792

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 17, 1792  On the front page under "Indian Depredations" is a full column report about the depredations "South of the Ohio".

Page 2 has a report stating that work was started on the canal between the Susquehanna and Schuylkill rivers "...on the crown level of the middle ground, between the Tulpehocken and Quintapahilla: And that the ca... See More  

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A magazine from 1790's Boston...

Item #667743
THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, September, 1793  The front page has: "Thoughts On Social Intercourse" the text beginning: "Nobody but a blockhead proves tedious to a company. A man of the world presently comprehends whether he ought to stay or go; and knows to a moment the time it is fit for him to leave those who wish him at a distance..."with much more. The balance o... See More  

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A magazine from 1790's Boston...

Item #667744
THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, September, 1793  The front page has: "Thoughts On Social Intercourse" the text beginning: "Nobody but a blockhead proves tedious to a company. A man of the world presently comprehends whether he ought to stay or go; and knows too a moment the time it is fit for him to leave those who wish him at a distance..."with much more. The balance ... See More  

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Joseph Priestley... John Adams & George Washington signatures...

Item #655467

June 07, 1794

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 7, 1794  Page 2 has a message to Congress, signed in type: Go. Washington, and also a report noting in part: "...a gentleman immediately from New Orleans who descended the rivers Ohio and Mississippi...that a body of General Clark's party...collected at the mouth of Cumberland River...their intentions were...to proceed to Louisiana for the purpose of ... See More  

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Exchanging prisoners with the Indians...

Item #668173

January 24, 1795

AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 24, 1795  Page 2 has a report noting: "...that an exchange of prisoners is to take place at Nashville...between the Southern Indians and the U.S. territory south of Ohio..." with a bit more.

The bottom of page 3 has one of the earliest ice cream advertisements we have seen in any newspaper.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, small bind... See More  

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Peace with the Indians...

Item #665070

February 28, 1795

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Feb. 28, 1795  This city was the capital of the United States at the time, while the District of Columbia was under construction.

Page 3 has: "Important and Pleasing Intelligence" from Fort Washington, noting: "The Indians have by their deputies generally applied for a Treaty of Peace with the United States...that preliminary article... See More  

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Proclamation by General Anthony Wayne...

Item #659374

April 25, 1795

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 25, 1795  Page 2 has: "A Proclamation" signed in type by Anthony Wayne, for establishing a permanent peace with all the Indian tribes and nations northwest of the Ohio River.

Four pages, never-trimmed, two binding holes at the spine, some damp staining.

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A census of the Western Territory...

Item #584580

September 05, 1795


* Early Northwest Territory

* Ohio

All of pages 1 & 2 are taken up with the: "Plan of a Constitution for the French Republic, continued". Pg. 3 has a report that the governor of Penna. has prohibited all trade with New York and Norfolk due to a contagion. Also that "An enumeration of the inhabitants in the We... See More  

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On the Treaty of Greenville, Ohio...

Item #679035

November 07, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 7, 1795  Page 2 has an interesting letter from a soldier at the "Head Quarters, Greenville" in which he describes the vicinity: "...much pleased with this country...mere trifle here to procure the necessaries of life. The sod is exceedingly good & the climate is healthy. This place is near the head of a branch of the Mississippi and of St. L... See More  

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A hereditary presidency? Selling land in the Northwest territory...

Item #669557

November 02, 1796

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 2, 1796  The back page contains an article which begins: "John Adams has said...that as Mr. Washington had no children, the Presidency should be made hereditary in the family of Lund Washington [distant cousin of G. W.]...".

The back page also has an ad concerning the sale of land "...in the territory northwest
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Script signature by John Adams...

Item #649466

May 30, 1801

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 30, 1801  The front page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Laws of the United States---An Act giving a right of pre-emption to certain persons...for lands lying...in the North West of the Ohio." signed in script type by the President: John Adams. Nice to have a script signature by the President on the front page.

Four pages, some heavy staining and s... See More  

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Jefferson on navigation of the Mississippi...

Item #667461

August 13, 1803

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 13, 1803 

* President Thomas Jefferson

* Mississippi River Navigation

Page 2 has a letter of reply from the President to the state of Ohio concerning issues relating to the navigation of the Mississippi River. It is signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

Mention of a  ship Hannah: "...seized...at Wilmington, N.C. for having received on board 7 negro... See More  

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Three new ships are launched at Pittsburgh...

Item #640397

May 15, 1804

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, May 15, 1804  Inside has a brief report noting: "At Pittsburgh (the head of Ohio river) were launched on the 30th March, the ship Louisiana, 300 tons burthen--on the 31st schooner Conquest, 126 tons, pierced for 18 guns--and on the 1st of April, the schooner Alleghany. The first sailed down the river the next day in ballast; the s... See More  

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Delaware Indian Tribe From 1804...

Item #204175

October 06, 1804

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 6, 1804 Pg. 2 news from "Vincenes" says that the "Delaware tribe of Indians relinquished to the United States all their claim to the extensive tract of country which lies between the Ohio, Wabash, and the road leading from Post-Vincenes, to the Great Falls of the Ohio." A few more comments about the importance of this acquisition. Very slight crease in this r... See More  

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See the interesting masthead...

Item #673461

February 12, 1811

CONSTITUTIONALIST, Exeter, New Hampshire, Feb. 12, 1811  Perhaps the most interesting feature of this issue is the masthead as each letter in the title is encircled in an interlocking ring & labeled with one of the then 17 states in the Union, the last being Ohio.

Four pages, good condition.

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President Monroe concerning the War of 1812... Two Monroe signatures...

Item #660375

November 16, 1812

CONNECTICUT MIRROR, Hartford, Nov. 16, 1812  Pages 1 and 2 have many "Documents Accompanying the President's Message to Congress" which include several to British official concerning the War of 1812. Two are signed in type: James Monroe. Also inside: "Army In Ohio" "The President's Message".

Four pages, great condition.

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Latest from the War of 1812, and more...

Item #619088

January 16, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 16, 1813  Among the articles are: "Legislature of South Carolina - An Act to Prevent Dueling" "East Florida" "Mint Establishment", and nearly 3 pages under the heading: "Our Naval Victories".

Over 3 1/2 pages are headed: "Events of the War" with various subheads including: "Military"; a letter si... See More  

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More reports from the War of 1812...

Item #619092

February 13, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 13, 1815  Inside has; "Law of Ohio - An Act for the Encouragement of Volunteers in the North-Western Army of the United States"; a lengthy piece headed: "Live the Constitution" and over two pages under the heading: "Events of the War".

Among the subheads is: "North-Western Army" which includes a letter from General ... See More  

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Wm. Henry Harrison & the Battle of Fort Meigs... Uniform of the army...

Item #679686

May 22, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 22, 1813 

* Siege of Fort Meigs - Ohio

* William Henry Harrison

Over two pages are taken up with: "Rules and Regulations For  the Army of the United States" which a wealth of great detail & which includes: "Changes In the Uniform of the Army of the United States", with particulars.

Eight pages are taken up with: "Ev... See More  

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Constitutions of Ohio and Louisiana...

Item #647690

August 28, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 28, 1813  Pages 1-4 contains five letters under the heading: "Further Executive Proceedings" signed in type by either James Monroe of  James Madison, concerning relations with Sweden. Also in the issue: "Events of the War" with much on the War of 1812 including letters signed in type by Henry Proctor, Isaac Chauncey and two by Wm. ... See More  

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Constitutions of Ohio and Louisiana...

Item #649444

August 28, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 28, 1813  Pages 1-4 contains five letters under the heading: "Further Executive Proceedings" signed in type by either James Monroe of  James Madison, concerning relations with Sweden. Also in the issue: "Events of the War" with much on the War of 1812 including letters signed in type by Henry Proctor, Isaac Chauncey and two by Wm. ... See More  

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Much on the War of 1812...

Item #647672

January 01, 1814

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 1, 1814  Among the articles are: "To the People of Virginia" "Legislature of Ohio--Governor's Message" "Proceedings of Congress" "Naval Law Case" & more. There are over 3 pages taken up with: "Events of the War" reporting on the latest news from the on-going War of 1812. Among its subheads & rep... See More  

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Item #538588

February 22, 1816



* Early Cincinnati Ohio population increase

* Early 19th century original

A page 2 item headed Population Of Cincinnati says: 

* The population of the town of Cincinnati in Ohio, according to a Census lately taken, is 6498, including 247 blacks and mulattoes. The population in 1810 was only 2320. 

Other news of the day includes... See More  

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Migration in America Westward in 1816....

Item #217559

June 20, 1816

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 20, 1816.


* early emigrants (emigration) moving to Missour in 1816 original reporting

A page 3 report from Columbus, (Ohio) says: Sailed from...Delaware County, the Adventure of Little Walnut...bound for Missouri. The Adventure is [a] seventy five feet keel and 16 tons burthen. It was built on Little Walnut one mile from its mouth.... Loaded princi
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Gallipolis, Ohio... The Chickasaw and Cherokee Indians...

Item #671376

September 21, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 21, 1816  Nearly a full page has: "Gallipolis, Ohio" which provides a brief but historic background of this community.

Two separate articles illustrate a great contrast on relationships between various Indian Tribes and the new settlers: "Chickasaw Notice" and "Huntsville, (M.T.)". The former is a letter from William ... See More  

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Steubenville, Ohio 1816...

Item #217465

December 05, 1816

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Dec. 5, 1816.


* Steubenville, Ohio

On page 2 under Western Improvements is a report about the growth of Ohio, plus various particulars about the business and industries in the town of Steubenville. Says that the town has a steam paper mill, a steam grist mill, a woolen factory, a cotton factory, an extensive brewery, a soap and candle factory and an a
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Creating many cities in the Midwest... Liberating slaves...

Item #649984

July 04, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 4, 1818

* Western emigration

* Emancipation of slaves

A great issue on the beginnings of some notable cities in Ohio, Indiana and Illinois with an article headed: "The Public Lands" beginning: "...I proceed in this letter to give a brief account of the several land offices now in operation for the sale of the public lands in the sta... See More  

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Early St. Louis in 1818...

Item #665929

October 10, 1818

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 10, 1818 

* Building St. Louis, Missouri

A pg. 2 report from Missouri datelined St. Louis says that: "...three millions of bricks...have been laid here since...April...", and that there is a printing office and two banks there, it is situated near rich lead runs, enjoys a great commerce with the Indians, has a population of 2000 and a b
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Capture of slave ships... Launch of the ship Ohio...

Item #621085

June 03, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 3, 1820 

* USS Ohio launching - United States Navy

* African slave trade - slavers ships captured

The front page has: "The Infamous Trade" beginning: "Ten slave vessels had been captured by the U.S. ship Cyane..." with some details. Most of the issue is taken up with: ":Mr. Baldwin's Speech on the Tariff". Th... See More  

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Celebrating the 4th of July...

Item #610524

July 01, 1820

NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 1, 1820  The entire front page is an editorial headed: "Independence" concerning the upcoming anniversary of the 4th of July.

Some great reading, with one paragraph beginning: "Nearly all the great actors in 1776 have made their exit to another & a better world, but some venerable men yet remain to bless our land with their presence..... See More  

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Much regarding The Shakers: their customs and beliefs...

Item #651072

September 21, 1822

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 21, 1822  Starting on page 37 and continuing to the top of page 39 is "The Shakers" which is a lengthy article providing at least one early 19th century perception of the beliefs and customs of the Shakers.

Of note is their belief that there is to be no resurrection of the body upon death. The specific group of Shakers being describ... See More  

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David Ricardo's Death....

Item #221241

December 01, 1823



* Death of David Ricardo

This 4 page newspaper has one page under: "Deaths" is: "In England, David Ricardo, esq. a Member of the British Parliament, and one of the most profound financiers of the age. He was of the Jewish Religion; and while a barber, amassed a fortune of nearly five millions of d
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Quite early from Cincinnati...

Item #153268
LIBERTY HALL & CINCINNATI GAZETTE, Ohio, 1826  An interesting and early newspaper from Cincinnati with a curious title. Various news of the day and many ads, some of which are illustrated.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 12 by 13 inches with 4 pages. Some foxing, generally nice.... See More  

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School Laction Act...

Item #549461

February 11, 1826

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, from Massachusetts, dated February 11, 1826.

* President John Quincy Adams

* Education

On the front page under an engraving of an eagle and shield is:

* An Act to authorize the Legislature of the State of Ohio to sell the lands heretofore appropriated for the use of Schools in that State...

signed in type: John Quincy Adams.

Other news of the day inc... See More  

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