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Founding of Terre Haute, Indiana......

Item #647615

April 05, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 5, 1817  The back page has a brief yet significant item on the founding of the city of Terre Haute, Indiana, headed: "The Wilderness" reading: "A new town, called Terre Haute, is laying out near Fort Harrison, Indiana. Lots therein were sold to the amount of 21,000 dollars in one day."

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Bounty land for military veterans... On Monroe's inauguration...

Item #681522

April 12, 1817

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., April 12, 1817  The front page has: "The Late Inauguration" with talk on some details of James Monroe's inauguration.

Page 3 has a reward ad for a runaway slave, and a report from the "War Department" concerning those entitled to bounty lands for serves in the military during the War of 1812.

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1817 Salem MA - Stolen $100 Notes....

Item #213037

April 15, 1817

SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Mass., April 15, 1817.


* $100 Notes Stolen

* Suspect Swallowed Them

* He Was Made To Cast Them Up
* 1817 Salem MA

A pg. 3 report from Philadelphia mentions that four persons were arrested on suspicion of stealing eight $100 notes. Says emetics were administered and one of the suspects ...cast up two notes...each one hundred dollars. Other news of the day inclu
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Slave advertisements from the nation's capital...

Item #683738

April 24, 1817

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., April 24, 1817  This issue has not one but three runaway slave advertisements, all on the back page.

News of the day and other ads. Four pages, good condition.

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