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688359

Capture of slave ships... Launch of the ship Ohio...

Item #688359

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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687816

Sam Houston & Jim Bowie...

Item #687816

March 19, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER Baltimore, March 19, 1836 



* Jim Bowie & Samuel Houston

* Tampico expedition




The front page has a brief item noting: "The people of Texas are divided among themselves, and, it is said, that gen. Samuel Houston and col. James Bowie have been displaced from their commands in the army." Nice to have mention of both Houston & Bowie on the front ... See More  

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687259

President James Monroe dies on the 4th of July...

Item #687259

July 23, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 23, 1831 An inside page has: "Death Of James Monroe--Fifth President of the United States" and still in the heading is printed: "At the house of his son-in law, Samuel L. Gouverneur, esq. New York at half past 3 o'clock P.M. July 4, 1831."

What follows is a lengthy "Bibliographical Sketch" of him which is then foll... See More  

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686221

Andrew Jackson's annual message...

Item #686221

December 12, 1835

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 12, 1835  The prime content is the very lengthy annual state-of-the-union address of the President, taking eight pages and signed by him in type: Andrew Jackson. It provides a very detailed review of the events of 1835.

Also within this issue is a letter signed in type: W. H. Harrison; a letter signed by: James  Madison in 1811; another  ... See More  

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686091

Massacre plot by slaves uncovered in Tennessee...

Item #686091

January 07, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, January 7, 1832  Within this issue is an article with a small heading: "Another Insurrection" with a portion of the text including:

"We have been credibly informed...among the citizens of Fayetteville, Tenn.,...the discovery of a plot, among the negroes of that place...for an insurrection, all the particulars of which we have not ye... See More  

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685719

Death of LaFayette... New Jewish synagogue... Sherath-Israel...

Item #685719

June 21, 1834

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  June 21, 1834 



* General LaFayette death

* Jewish Synagogue




An inside page has a very early report of the death of Lafayette: "...By a late arrival we learn that the good LAFAYETTE died on the 20th May in the 77th year of his age. the papers are filled with tributes of respect to his memory. He was the illustrious link between the pas... See More  

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685718

Problem with slaves in the Bahamas... Cherokee gold...

Item #685718

October 08, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 8, 1831 The back page has most of a column headed: "American Slaves In The Bahamas" which is a report concerning a slave ship which wrecked on one of the Bahama Islands and the slaves--bound from an Atlantic port to New Orleans--taken into the Bahamas.

Also near the back is: "Cherokee Gold Mines" in Georgia.

Complete in 24 pages, 6 ... See More  

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685714

Creating a government in Colombia... Indian lands and laws...

Item #685714

June 26, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 26, 1830  Inside has a report concerning the creation of a government in "Colombia" noting: "The new constitution having been adopted...proceeded to elect a president and vice president of the republic...a deputation waited upon Bolivar & informed him of the result He congratulated them on the happy termination of their labors...&... See More  

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685713

General Samuel Houston... Trail of Tears...

Item #685713

May 16, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 16, 1829 



* Trail of Tears 

* Samuel Houston 

* North Carolina gold




Page 3 has an article with a small head: "Gen. Houston" which has some speculation on why this former governor of Tennessee is leaving, ending with: "...They relate to domestic misfortunes. He has not only resigned the governor's chair of Tennesse... See More  

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685531

The Hartford Convention, and events at New Orleans....

Item #685531

January 21, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 21, 1815  The first 5 1/2 pages are taken up with continued reporting on the "New England Convention", also known as the Hartford Convention, at which grievances were discussed concerning the on-going War of 1812.

Also in this issue: "Major-General Proctor" and "Events of the War" which has some nice content concerning... See More  

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685014

Exploring the Yellowstone... Westward expansion...

Item #685014

January 15, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 15, 1820 



* Yellowstone expedition - American frontier



Certainly the best is the lengthy report headed: "Expedition to the Yellow Stone" which has some great detail on this expedition, which is a very early report. The text takes over 3 pages and includes a half pg. chart headed: "Statement Showing the Movement of the Troops com... See More  

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684989

A possible Mormon connection? Two influencing events?

Item #684989

April 05, 1823

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER Baltimore, April 5, 1823



* Jews and Mormons ?



An inside page has a brief report noting: "...that the society for meliorating the condition of the Jew, are now engaged in a negociation for 20,000 acres of land in the 'Genesee country' for a Jewish colony. Will the Jews work on it?"

In brief, this was an attempt by Elias Boudinot to create a land ... See More  

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684030

1851 Sandusky, Ohio....

Item #684030

September 22, 1851

SANDUSKY WEEKLY REGISTER, Ohio, Sept. 22, 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 with a little wear, generally nice.

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683900

Account of an 1812-1813 expedition from Louisiana through Texas...

Item #683900

August 28, 1819

THE WEEKLY REGISTER (Supplement), Baltimore, Aug. 28, 1819 



Page 42 begins: "Province of Texas", which includes a "brief history of an expedition in 1812 and 1813, from Louisiana into the Texas" and "The expedition carried on against the government of Spain in the Provine of Texas, which commenced in 1812, by a body of Americans, sided by malcontents in the co... See More  

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683310

Martin Van Buren's annual address to the nation...

Item #683310

December 28, 1839

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 28, 1839  Being so close to the nation's capital it is not surprising that much of the content is on politics of the day, including a wealth of reporting from Congress.

The prime feature would be the complete and lengthy text of the annual state-of-the-union address of President Martin Van Buren. The address takes over 4 page and is signed in... See More  

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683276

Inquiring on the illegal smuggling of slaves into the United States...

Item #683276

January 22, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 22, 1820  Inside has nearly two pages taken up- with: "The Slave Question" as it relates to the on-going discussion of the situation with Missouri joining the Union.

Also within: "Civilization of the Indians" which includes two letters signed in type by J. C. Calhoun as Secretary of War. Additionally, in the Supplement there are... See More  

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683275

Inquiring on the illegal smuggling of slaves into the United States...

Item #683275

January 22, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 22, 1820  Inside has nearly two pages taken up- with: "The Slave Question" as it relates to the on-going discussion of the situation with Missouri joining the Union.

Also within: "Civilization of the Indians" which includes two letters signed in type by J. C. Calhoun as Secretary of War. Additionally, in the Supplement there are... See More  

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683188

Critical thoughts on Mordecai Noah's plans for a Jewish homeland...

Item #683188

January 21, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 21, 1826  The prime article is: "Re-assemblage of the Jews" which has a letter somewhat critical of the efforts of Mordecai Manuel Noah to create a homeland for the Jews on Grand Island in the Niagara River.

This is followed by some responses by Mr. Noah.

Also within: "Slave Labor" which is brief, and over half a page on: "... See More  

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683187

Battle of Queenston Heights...

Item #683187

October 31, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 31, 1812  There are several pages with reports headed: "Events of the War" with a major portion taken up with a lengthy letter: "...from major-general VanRensellaer...to major general Henry Dearborn..." datelined at Lewistown, Oct. 14, 1812.

This is almost entirely concerned with the battle of Queenston Heights during which he led his ... See More  

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682691

Notable pair of issues on the Maryland "Jew Bill" including its passage...

Item #682691

March 05, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 29, 1819 and March 5, 1825



* Maryland Jew Bill w/ passage

* Jewish religion rights

* Jews to hold public office (MD)




A fine pair of issues on the passage of the Maryland "Jew Bill".

May 29, 1819 issue: Certainly the best content is full text of the speech presented by of H.M. Brackenridge in the Maryland House of Delegates when the Jew ... See More  

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682592

The Maryland "Jew Bill" finally passes... Inaugural address of John Quincy Adams...

Item #682592

March 05, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 5, 1825 



* Inaugural address of John Quincy Adams 

* Approval of the Maryland "Jew Bill"




Without question the most notable content is the page 3 report headed: "Maryland" which states in part: "The legislature of this state adjourned on Saturday last. The 'Jew bill', as it is called--or a bill to alter t... See More  

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682591

The "Wasp" is captured... Madison's state-of-the-union address...

Item #682591

November 07, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 7, 1812 



* USS Wasp captured - War of 1812

* James Madison state of the Union Address




There are at least two notable reports in this issue, the first being the annual state-of-the-union address by the President, signed by him in type: James Madison. This was the first war-time annual message and much of this 2+ page "Message" deals with th... See More  

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682590

Wellington's own account of the battle of Waterloo...

Item #682590

August 05, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 5, 1815 



* Battle of Waterloo - Belgium

* Duke of Wellington vs. Napoleon I




Although this issue has a wealth of news from across the country & elsewhere, certainly the content of prime historical significance is the account of the Battle of Waterloo, being the official report by Wellington of his victory over Napoleon.

His account is pre... See More  

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682221

Early on the Santa Fe Trail...

Item #682221

July 09, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 9, 1825 



* The Santa Fe Trail creation

* Missouri - New Mexico




Inside has an early report on the Santa Fe Trail, headed: "New Mexico" which mentions in part: "...man belonging to an expedition fitted out for trading to Santa Fe, from St. Louis, in 1822, arrived here...left Santa Fe in August last & states that the trade of ... See More  

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682220

Jefferson's offer to "restock" the Library of Congress...

Item #682220

October 29, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct.  29, 1814



* Thomas Jefferson offers his library to the Library of Congress



Most of page 2 is taken up with an article headed: "Mr. Jefferson's Library - Mr. Jefferson's Offer of Congress of His Library" a letter signed in type: Th. Jefferson, datelined Monticello, Sept. 21, 1814. It begins: "I learn from the newspapers t... See More  

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682109

Polk's inauguration... Florida joins the Union...

Item #682109

March 08, 1845

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 8, 1845 



* President James K. Polk

* Inauguration - inaugural address

* Florida statehood - joins the union




The front page begins with a report headed: "Inauguration of President Polk" noting in part: "...The arrangements were admirable...The ceremony at the Capitol was very imposing...President Polk, quitting the Capitol after the ... See More  

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682107

Critical thoughts on Mordecai Noah's plans for a Jewish homeland...

Item #682107

January 21, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 21, 1826 



* Mordecai Manuel Noah

* Jewish homeland on the Niagara River




The most notable article is: "Re-assemblage of the Jews" which has a letter somewhat critical of the efforts of Mordecai Manuel Noah to create a homeland for the Jews on Grand Island in the Niagara River. This is followed by some responses by Mr. Noah.

Also wit... See More  

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682105

War is declared, beginning the War of 1812...

Item #682105

June 20, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 20, 1812 



* War of 1812 declaration by United States 

* James Madison proclamation




An inside page has a lengthy: "Declaration of War" which takes over 1 1/2 columns and is signed in type by the President: James Madison. This is followed by related reporting from the "Committee on foreign relations..." which takes over 2 page... See More  

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681484

The will of Stephen Girard...

Item #681484

October 19, 1833

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER Baltimore, Oct. 19, 1833  Among the many articles are: "Festival of Vine Dressers"  "Steamboat Disasters" "Lander's Second Voyage Up the Niger"; a report from a  famous Indian language newspaper: "From the Cherokee Phoenix" "Stephen Girard's Will" which takes almost 4 pages.

Girard personally saved... See More  

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681270

Pirate Jean LaFitte and much more on Galveston, Texas...

Item #681270

December 27, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, December 27, 1817



* Pirate Jean Lafitte

* Galveston, Texas

* Gulf of Mexico




Certainly the best report in this issue is headed "Of Galveston" which is concerning, among other items about Galveston, Texas,  the noted pirate Lafitte. Part of the text includes: "...Galvezton is a small island or sand bar situate in the bay of St. Barn... See More  

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681217

Death by duel of naval hero Stephen Decatur...

Item #681217

March 25, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 25, 1820  



* Stephen Decatur killed (1st report)

* United States Navy commodore

* Duel vs. James Barron




The ftpg. has an article with small head: "Melancholy Occurrence" which begins: "A duel was fought on Wednesday...between the victor of the Macedonian, Com. Decatur, and com. Barron who commanded the Chesapeake frigate...Th... See More  

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681204

Death of LaFayette... New Jewish synagogue...

Item #681204

June 21, 1834

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 21, 1834 



* General LaFayette death

* Jewish Synagogue




Page 11 has a very early report of the death of Lafayette: "...By a late arrival we learn that the good LAFAYETTE died on the 20th May in the 77th year of his age. The papers are filled with tributes of respect to his memory. He was the illustrious link between the past age & th... See More  

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681184

The United States to buy Texas from Mexico...

Item #681184

January 02, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, January 2, 1830



* on the purchase of Texas from Mexico



One of the articles is headed: "Gen. Bravo and The Texas" with portions including: "...on the subject of ceding the Texas to this country...The letter is a ...passionate declamation against the acquisition of Texas by the United States, & of vehement accusations against our countr... 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 



* Second Seminole War - Florida

* Sam Houston & Santa Anna




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 & M... 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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680710

Reporting on the War of 1812...

Item #680710

January 22, 1814

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 22, 1814  Much reporting from "Congress" includes letters signed in type by James Madison, John Q. Adams and James Monroe. Also: "Events of the War" is nearly 2 pages of reports from the on-going War of 1812 including subheads: "Traitors--Actual & Moral" "Flag of Truce" "the Niagara Frontier" "The ... See More  

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680644

Very early Mormon report...

Item #680644

September 08, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 8, 1832 



* Very early report on the Mormons

* Detailed 1830 census report




Within this issue is a rather brief article with a small head: "Mormonism", the full report reading: "Two preachers of this sect have lately visited Boston, and soon made 15 converts to their strange doctrines--some of whom are respectable persons--5 als... See More  

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680643

Death of Vice-Presdent George Clinton... Statehood of Louisiana...

Item #680643

April 25, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 25, 1812  Inside has a report headed: "George Clinton -- Dead !" which includes: "... It is with feeling of unmixed veneration for the character of the revolutionary hero, the patriot and statesman, combined in one, that we announce that the venerable GEORGE CLINTON IS NO MORE. He expired about 9 o'clock yesterday morning, at his lodgin... See More  

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680635

Famous utterance of the 19th century: "Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable!"

Item #680635

March 06, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 6, 1830 



* Daniel Webster: "...liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparable!"



Daniel Webster was a leading American statesman during the nation's antebellum period. Webster's desire to see the Union preserved and conflict averted led him to search out compromises designed to stave off the sectionalism that threate... See More  

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680633

People of color must leave Texas...

Item #680633

August 22, 1840

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 22, 1840  



* Mirabeau B. Lamar - President of Texas

* Orders all free African Americans to leave




An inside page has a brief yet notable item headed: "Texas" reading: "President Lamar has issued a proclamation commanding all free persons of color, now in the republic of Texas to remove therefrom before the 1st day of January, ... See More  

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680468

Last signer of the Declaration of Independence dies... Jackson re-elected...

Item #680468

November 17, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 17, 1832



* Andrew Jackson re-elected President

* Death of Charles Carroll : signer of the Declaration of Independence




The front page has a lengthy editorial which begins:

"The presidential election has so far proceeded as to render the result certain, that "Andrew Jackson of Tennessee" will be re-elected president, and 'Martin ... 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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680423

Judaica content... The cholera & Mormons... Davy Crockett...

Item #680423

August 02, 1834

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 2, 1834  Page 2 has a simple one sentence report, interesting nonetheless: "A public dinner was given to col. David Crockett, at Louisville, Kentucky, on his way home."

Page 3 has a curious item about death caused by drinking cold water (a common thought in the 19th century--see), followed by a report noting: "The cholera...exists ... 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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680320

Reports from the War of 1812...

Item #680320

January 23, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 23, 1813  Among the reports re: "American Ingenuity" "American Gallantry" "the Heroes of King's Mountain" from the Revolutionary War battle; a full page chart: "A Statement of the Annual Revenue of the United States" "British Love of 'Liberty' "  and more.

The section headed: "Events ... See More  

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680084

War begins in Texas... Creating the Smithsonian Institution...

Item #680084

January 02, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 2, 1836 



* Smithsonian Institution creation

* Texas War of Independence begins




The front page includes a report prefaced in part by: "...A provisional government has been completely organized & a bill of rights adopted which will be found below..." and what follows is the: "Declaration of the People of Texas in General Conv... See More  

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680082

Continuing troubles in Texas...

Item #680082

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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680077

Death of James Madison... Santa Anna's vindication...

Item #680077

July 02, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 2, 1836  A front page report begins: "It becomes our melancholy duty to announce the death of James Madison, who departed this life on the 28th ult..." More, plus a reference to the "great plan of government" and an acknowledgment of Madison's contribution to the plan: "...and to the memory of no one of that band of patr... 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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680069

Prelude to the Battle of the Alamo...

Item #680069

January 30, 1836

NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 30, 1836  This issue has a great deal of reporting: "From Texas" giving the latest information on their struggles during this significant year, the first report with a subhead: "Declaration of the Victims" beginning: "We the undersigned prisoners of war, condemned to be shot on Monday next..." and more taking over a full col... See More  

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