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647579

Concerning the Choctaw Indian Treaty...

Item #647579

April 09, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 9, 1831  The report headed: "Choctaw Treaty" is not the text of it but information concerning it including 3 letters each signed in type: Andrew Jackson. This report takes 1 1/2 pages. Also "Chesapeake & Ohio Canal"  much text on: "Congressional Reports".

Complete in 24 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, very... See More  

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667086

Formation of the Mormon Church...

Item #667086

July 16, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 16, 1831 Page 17 has a fine and very early account of the formation of the Mormon church, headed: "Mormonism".

The bias against the Mormons is revealed in the report, which includes: "...certain knaves, pretending to have some holy writings hidden under a stone in Ontario county...started a new religion! The leaders make bold pretensi
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675878

Opening of America's oldest railroad, the famous B & O...

Item #675878

December 31, 1831

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Dec. 31, 1831  The front page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "A Brazilian Slave Ship". Then close to a full column is headed: "Baltimore and Ohio Railroad" which notes in part: "...an account of the opening of this road from the city of Baltimore to the town of Frederick, a distance of 60 miles..." with more.

This is nota... See More  

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638713

Andrew Jackson's state-of-the-union address to the people...

Item #638713

December 08, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 8, 1832  Nearly 5 1/2 pages are taken up with the: "President's Message" being the annual state-of-the-union address of the President to Congress, and the people.

This was an annual tradition begun by George Washington which continues to this day. The address recounts the major events of the year and gives some discussion to the futur... 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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541667

Early Toledo...

Item #541667

October 26, 1833

EVENING POST, New York, October 26, 1833



* Early Toledo Ohio

* Fort Wayne Indiana




Page 2 has report:



* "Valley Of The Maumee.-- We are informed that the number of emigrants who have settled on the rich lands along the Maumee river...is unprecedentedly great.



We learn by a gentlemen from Vistula, M.T. (a town near the mouth of the Maumee) that the Buffalo and Detroit steamboats... See More  

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654195

On the death of LaFayette...

Item #654195

July 05, 1834

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 5, 1834  Within this issue is a report headed: "In Memory of LaFayette" being a "General Order" concerning the death of LaFayette, signed in type by: Andrew Jackson.

Also in this issue is lengthy report from Congress taking several pages, as well as: "Mr. Taney & The President" "Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Com... See More  

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571944

Michigan creates a constitution: a step towards statehood...

Item #571944

July 18, 1835

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 18, 1835 



* Michigan territory creating a constitution



The prime content in this issue would be the complete printing of the: "Constitution of the State of Michigan" which takes almost four pages and concludes with the signatures in type of the various members of Michigan's congress. This constitution would be approved by Michi... See More  

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153069

Early from Cadiz, Ohio...

Item #153069
THE HISTORICAL FAMILY LIBRARY, Cadiz, Ohio, 1836  A magazine of history, delving very extensively into just a few topics with each issue. Unusual in that this periodical's format was to use "flowing text", meaning sentences ran over from issue to issue, so any given publication whould begin in the middle of a sentence from the previous issue.

Note that the photo is "generi... See More  

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557328

Nathan Sharp... Shaker Establishment...

Item #557328

January 26, 1836

SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Massachusetts, January 26, 1836 



* Uncommon title 

* Shakers establishment
 



Page 3 has a report from the "Zanesville (Ohio) Gazette" that states, in part: "Nathan Sharp, the great head of the Shaker establishment, near Lebanon, has taken one of the sisters to wife..." and absconded with a large sum of money & mortgaged the Shak... See More  

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563243

Cadiz, Ohio in 1836....

Item #563243

April 25, 1836

THE HISTORICAL FAMILY LIBRARY, Cadiz, Ohio, April 25, 1836



* Uncommon title

* Volume 1 issue



A magazine of history, delving very extensively into just a few topics with each issue. Unusual in that this periodical's format was to use "flowing text", meaning sentences ran over from issue to issue, so any given publication would begin in the middle of a sentence from the previous... See More  

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666390

Early Ulysses S. Grant well before he was famous... Assaults upon the Mormons...

Item #666390

July 20, 1839

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 20, 1839 



* Very early Ulysses S. Grant

* West Point cadet admission




A fascinating and extremely early mention of Ulysses S. Grant, as the front page contains a "...list of cadets admitted into the institution in June last:..." and what follows is those admitted from each of the states amongst which is: "Ohio--Robert
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677484

William Henry Harrison for President ad...

Item #677484

December 18, 1839

THE ATLAS, Boston, December 18, 1839



* William Henry Harrison for president



The masthead includes a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle.

Page 2 has graphic embellishment which heads: "For President, WM. HENRY HARRISON, of Ohio - For Vice President, JOHN TYLER, of Virginia.

Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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219370

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal in 1840...

Item #219370

April 07, 1840

THE GLOBE, Washington, April 7, 1840  On the front page under Chesapeake And Ohio Canal are two resolves passed by the president and directors of the C & O Canal Company, plus the Report Of The Chief Engineer of the company. Other news of the day throughout. 4 pages in good condition.

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590278

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

Item #590278

December 04, 1841

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

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562153

Famous German colony established in Missouri...

Item #562153

June 23, 1845

NEW YORK HERALD, from New York, dated June 23, 1845 Page 2 has a report from a St. Louis paper that says: "The steamer Bridgewater arrived last evening, from the Ohio, with 236 immigrants, from...western...Pennsylvania. This is the third trip...this season...bringing about the same number; they are of German origin, and are about to settle near Hannibal...where a colony has been formed, which... See More  

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152464

Santa Fe Army... Poland Ohio...

Item #152464

September 15, 1846

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Sept. 15, 1846 Pg. 3 has a letter discussing the Santa Fe Army. Also a report about a discovery at a Poland, Ohio iron company: "Iron Made with Raw Bituminous Coal."

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566775

The Taylor-Fillmore ticket...

Item #566775

October 04, 1848

THE CLEVELAND HERALD, from Cleveland, Ohio, dated October 4, 1848. Pg. 3 has an ad/endorsement for the Taylor-Fillmore ticket. Newspaper title and date appear above the ad making it a nice, displayable item.  The issue has a minor stain at the bottom of page one (see image) which does not impact the content.

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646632

Reinventing the English language...

Item #646632

September 21, 1850

WECLI FONETIC ADVOCET, Sinsinati, O., Septembur 21, 1850  [Weekly Phonetic Advocate, Cincinnati, Ohio] dated August 24, 1850  This is one of the more curious newspapers of the 19th century. There was a movement afoot to create a new mode of writing & spelling: to spell words as they sounded, phonetically. Obviously it never caught on, but it did result in this unusual newspaper which... See More  

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671640

Reinventing the English language...

Item #671640

October 05, 1850

WECLI FONETIC ADVOCET, Sinsinati, O., Octobur 5, 1850 



* Rare publication



[Weekly Phonetic Advocate, Cincinnati, Ohio]  This is one of the more curious newspapers of the 19th century.

During this time there was a movement afoot to create a new mode of writing & spelling: to spell words as they sounded, phonetically. Obviously it never caught on, but it did result in this unusu... See More  

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676855

1851 Sandusky, Ohio....

Item #676855

August 11, 1851

SANDUSKY WEEKLY REGISTER, Ohio, Aug. 11, 1851



* Erie County

* Uncommon title




This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with a few advertisements. Located in Northern Ohio, Sandusky is situated along the shores of Lake Erie.

Complete, measures 26 x 19 inches, several folds, generally nice.

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609275

Two early woman's rights convention...

Item #609275

June 04, 1852

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 4, 1852  Page 6 has 2 reports of  early woman's rights conventions, headed: "Pennsylvania - Woman's Rights Convention" at West Chester, which lists the attendees including Lucretia Mott. This is followed by: "Ohio - The Woman's Rights Convention" with much detail. These reports take 2 columns.

Eight pages, close-trimmed at the botto... See More  

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208978

Grizzly Bear Attraction...

Item #208978

September 29, 1852

NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Sept., 29, 1852. The back page has: The Grisly Bear of California with the report beginning: One of the greatest attractions at the late Ohio State Fair, was a big Grisly Bearfrom the Pacific coast... 4 pages in nice condition.

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669882

First mention of skiing in an American newspaper? Barnum's paper...

Item #669882

March 19, 1853

ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, March 19, 1853  P.T. Barnum was the co-owner of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly". These latter two ultimately becoming immensely more successful. This effort by Barnum and the Beach brothers would last but 48 issues.

Although an illustrated newspaper, perhaps the most nota... See More  

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669883

Early views of Cincinnati, Nagasaki, and Little Falls, New York...

Item #669883

March 26, 1853

ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, March 26, 1853  P.T. Barnum was the co-owner of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly". These latter two ultimately becoming immensely more successful. This effort by Barnum and the Beach brothers would last but 48 issues.

Among the many prints are a front page view of: "Ci... See More  

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649077

Published by P. T. Barnum...

Item #649077

April 16, 1853

THE ILLUSTRATED NEWS New York, April 16, 1853  The cover has: "Arthur Spring - The Philadelphia Murderer", with related text regarding the murder which contains considerable discussion regarding capital punishment. Inside has content with related images of: "The Baltimore Shot Works", "The Baltimore Lottery", "Accident on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad"... See More  

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669899

Published by P. T. Barnum...

Item #669899

April 16, 1853

THE ILLUSTRATED NEWS New York, April 16, 1853  The front page shows: "Arthur Spring - The Philadelphia Murderer" with related text regarding the murder which contains considerable discussion regarding capital punishment.

Inside has content with related images of: "The Baltimore Shot Works" "The Baltimore Lottery" "Accident on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad... See More  

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644513

Early print of Pittsburgh...

Item #644513

April 30, 1853

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, April 30, 1853  The front page shows: "Representation of the Royal Guards, of Cincinnati, Ohio" Inside prints include: "View of the City of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania" (with textual description), "View of Indian Falls, near Cold Spring, New York", "New badge of the Boston Police" "View of Font Hill, Forrest Castle, at ... See More  

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665896

Notable names to be at a woman's rights convention in New York...

Item #665896

August 05, 1853

DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Aug. 5, 1853  Page 2 has  a nice article: "Conventions At New York" which concerns the women's rights convention to be held there next month. Mention of Lucy Stone being an organizer, and then a list of many other women to be there including Lucretia Mott, Susan B. Anthony and many others.

Four pages, nice condition.

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665907

Indians causing trouble for the Mormons in Utah...

Item #665907

October 13, 1853

DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Oct. 13, 1853



* Mormons attacked by Native Americans



Page 2 has: "The Mormons in Trouble" which includes in part: "...The Indians are actually harassing the Mormons at a sad rate..." with various details, and ending with: "paradisaical...Life at Salt lake will not be, for a time at least, the paradisaical affair it was wont to be."... See More  

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665707

On the Nebraska Territorial Bill...

Item #665707

January 13, 1854

DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Jan. 13, 1854  Page 2 has a report: "Washington News - The Nebraska Territorial Bill" with much on it, as the territories argue over the slavery issue and their acceptance into the Union.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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665894

Finalizing the Gadsden Purchase...

Item #665894

February 17, 1854

DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Feb. 17, 1854 



* James Gadsden

* Gadsden Purchase

* Arizona & New Mexico




Page 3 has an article; "Mexican Treaty" which concerns the Gadsden Purchase, the purchase of land in Southern Arizona and Southwestern New Mexico from Mexico. It would become effective on June 8.

This article is a letter to the Senate from the President with his thou... See More  

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614637

1854 Germantown, Ohio...

Item #614637

November 09, 1854

TWIN VALLEY LOCOMOTIVE, Germantown, Ohio, November 9, 1854



* Uncommon title



Nice masthead engraving (see), news of the day with several advertisements.

Complete in 4 pages, a little irregular along spine, nice condition.

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672661

1854 Norwalk, Ohio...

Item #672661

November 28, 1854

THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, Nov. 28, 1854



* Uncommon publication



Page 2 has an article headed: "The Mormons" See images for text here. An uncommon from pre-Civil War Ohio. Contains other news of the day with many advertisements.

Complete with 4 pages, some period stray writing above the masthead, nice condition.

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548805

Sunday School newspaper for children...

Item #548805

November 08, 1856

SUNDAY SCHOOL ADVOCATE, Cincinnati, Ohio, November 8, 1856



* Sunday School newspaper for children



Has religious-related content for young folks. Some illustrations and an ornate masthead.



Small folio-size, 4 pages, large are of staining, some lite foxing.

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172010

"A Police-Officer's Seven Thousand Mile Chase"...

Item #172010

January 03, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 3, 1857  Few titles from the 19th century are as well known to the general public as this one, very widely circulated and often cited by contemporaries of the day. This newspaper would publish for 60 years and did much to document--in its many prints--the lifestyles of America in the last half of the 19th century, and for better or worse brought the horr... See More  

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666640

Holding slaves in Ohio...

Item #666640

April 24, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 24, 1857  Page 3 has a report from Cincinnati noting in part: "The Ohio Legislature...passed a bill making it a penitentiary offence to claim or hold slaves in Ohio, or undertake to carry away from the state as a slave any person of color. This is intended to prevent the operation of the Dred Scott decision..." and more.

Also a ... See More  

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666794

The notable Anderson vs. Poindexter Ohio slave case...

Item #666794

May 13, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 13, 1857 



* John Anderson vs. Henry Poindexter



The top of page 3 has a column headed: "Important Slave Case In Ohio" which is the notable Anderson vs. Poindexter case in the Ohio Supreme Court.

Henry Poindexter, the slave of John Anderson in Campbell County, Kentucky, was given his freedom by the Supreme Court of Ohio. In 18... See More  

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172062

Cincinnati and St. Louis...

Item #172062

July 04, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 4, 1857  The front page features an article 'Travel Noted In Bible Lands' with a half page illustration 'Keeping the Fourth on Holy Ground'.  Inside contains an illustration of the: 'Henry Clay Column to be Raised at Lexington, Kentucky.' An article on 'How To Spend The Fourth' with several small illustrations. Nice one-... See More  

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172080

The Holy Lands...

Item #172080

September 05, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 5, 1857  The front page features: "Princess Charlotte of Belgium" with the accompany article; "The New Archduchess of Austria". Three prints of "The Hair, and Styles of Wearing it". Small print of "Rev. Eugenio Kincaid, Missionary to Burmah". "The Valley of the Amazon" features several smaller illustrat... See More  

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172082

Stock Market... Cocking's Parachute... Steam-Plows...

Item #172082

September 12, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 12, 1857  Fine front page illustration plus an article on: "The New York Stock Board In Session" being a fine and early graphic on the Stock Exchange. "Barth's Travels in North and Central Africa" features several illustrations. "Flirtation at Newport" article features several small illustrations. The "Home the Am... See More  

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172092
Item #172092

October 17, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 17, 1857  The front page illustration of "Alexander Grant, Fireman of the 'Central America'" accompanies the article entitled "Alexander Grant, the Man Who Couldn't Be Drowned". Two illustrations inside pertaining to "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" including "What Steenburger Saw in the Harem" and "G... See More  

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153053

Temperance magazine...

Item #153053
THE CRUSADER, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1858. A temperance magazine with a wide variety of content within its 40+ pages. Disbound, very minor foxing, mostly nice. 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 approximately 9"x6".

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172174

Dr. John W. Francis...

Item #172174

July 24, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 24, 1858  The front page article is "Dr. John W. Francis" with an accompanying illustration of the same. "The Horse In City and Country" features two illustrations. "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" features a halfpage illustration. "Old Church of St. John, at Pergamos". Two pages on 'Nicholas Longworth of Cincinnati,... See More  

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172200

The steamer Winans...

Item #172200

October 23, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 23, 1858  The front page illustration: 'A Target Excursion in Broadway' with an accompanying article. An article entitled "The Winans Steamer" also includes two full pages and 6 illustrations of 'The Winans Steamship'. Full page: 'An Elephant Steeple-Chase at Rangoon, Burmah'.

Complete in 16 pages, in good condition as ... See More  

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172232

Ice skating...

Item #172232

February 12, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 12, 1859 Front 1/4 page illustration of "The Late William H. Prescott" and a smaller illustration of "Mr. Prescott's Writing Case." Inside includes a full page illustration entitled "A Skating Scene." Doublepage centerfold of "The Reception by the Emperor Napoleon at the Tuileries on New Year's Day." 1/4 page i... See More  

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607153

Ohio River steamboats collide....

Item #607153

April 02, 1859

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, April 2, 1859



* Nathaniel Holmes & David Gibson

* Ohio River steamboats collision disaster




Page 4 has an article headed: "The Gibson and Holmes Disaster on the Ohio River--Forty-two Lives Lost" See image for text here.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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172248

Trial of Daniel Sickles...

Item #172248

April 09, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 9, 1859  The front

page features a cameo of 'The Hon. Daniel E. Sickles' with a lengthy accompanying article entitled "Biographical Sketch of Hon. D. E. Sickles". Two illustrations of: 'The Wreck of the Dromahair' 'Destruction of St. Peter's College, Troy, N.Y., by a Landslide' 'Landing of the Neapolitan Exiles at... See More  

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172264

Versailles, Milan, Turin - War in Italy...

Item #172264

June 04, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 4, 1859  The front page features a quarter page illustration of "Stripping the Dead" and 1/2 page illustration of "Massacre at Tacubaya, Mexico, on April 11, 1859." Inside two illustrations pertaining to "The French Army in Northern Italy" including "Zouaves Leaving Versailles by Torch Light for the Seat of War" and &... See More  

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652253

The slavery troubles and movements of Southern states towards independence...

Item #652253

December 09, 1859

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 9, 1859  The ftpg. includes: "Congress--Both Houses Engrossed With the Slavery Agitation" "Messrs. Davis, of Mississippi, and Corwin & Cox, of Ohio, in the House" with this text taking half of the page.

Some related slavery issues discussed on inside pages including: "An Abolitionist Betrayed by Slaves"  "Southern Movements - P... See More  

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