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666727

Reports from the 'Trail of Tears'...

Item #666727

February 07, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 7, 1832 



* Trail of Tears reporting

* Native Americans - Indians




Page 3 has an article on the Trail of Tears, with a small heading: "The Emigrating Indians" which has some details on their journey.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$34.00
666722

The Trail of Tears...

Item #666722

December 22, 1831

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 22, 1831 



* Trail of Tears

* Native Americans




The ftpg. has a bit concerning the Trail of Tears with a small head: "The Emigrating Indians". The bkpg. begins with a small ad supporting: "For President of the United States, Henry Clay...".

Four pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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666658

The attraction of the Nebraska Territory...

Item #666658

February 26, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 26, 1857 



* Western expansion



Page 3 has: "Nebraska Territory" which is a letter from Fort Calhoun which begins: "This most interesting Territory is rapidly settling up. No part of our great country presents such attracting inducements to the emigrant..." with more.

Also inside: "The Reported Treaty With Mex... See More  

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$34.00
666653

Plans for Buchanan's inauguration...

Item #666653

February 04, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 4, 1857  Page 3 has much detail on planks for the inaugural ceremonies of James Buchanan, who would be inaugurated on March 4.

The report is headed: "the Inaugurations of the President Elect" and the details take over a full column.

Four pages, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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$31.00
666651

Funeral of Rep. Preston Brooks...

Item #666651

January 30, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 30, 1857 



* Death of Preston Brooks - funeral

* South Carolina Congressman




Page 3 begins with nearly half a column article: "Funeral of the Hon. Preston S. Brooks" who died 3 days previous.

Brooks is most remembered for his May 22, 1856, attack upon abolitionist and Republican Senator Charles Sumner, whom he beat nearly to... See More  

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666647

Mormons arrive from Liverpool... Nebraska described..

Item #666647

January 05, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 5, 1857  Page 2 has a report: "Arrival Of Mormons" which notes the arrival of a ship from Liverpool with 221 Mormons, with a bit more on this.

Page 2 has a nearly full column article: "The Territory of Nebraska" which is a detailed description of it.

Four pages, minor binding indents at the blank spine, nice condition.... See More  

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$52.00
666645

Brigham Young is the law of the land...

Item #666645

April 01, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 1, 1857 



* Mormons - Mormonism

* Governor Brigham Young

* Utah Terrirtory law




The top of page 3 has a report headed: "From Utah" which tells of the rule of law in the Utah Territory.

A portion notes: "...It seems to be a settled fact that the laws of Congress cannot be carried out or put in force in this Territory;... See More  

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$77.00
666643

Brigham Young is the head of the Mormons...

Item #666643

April 14, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 14, 1857 



* Mormons - Mormonism

* Governor Brigham Young




Page 3 has a report headed: "Affairs In Utah Territory" which includes in part: "...Brigham Young, the Governor of Utah Territory, is the acknowledged head of he 'Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints', commonly called 'Mormons', and as suc... See More  

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666641

Brigham Young's troubles...

Item #666641

April 21, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 21, 1857  Page 3 has a report headed: "The Mahomet Of Utah" which begins: "Mr. Brigham Young's prospects are by no means flattering. His hot-bed of infamy and corruption is at last to be overhauled. The false prophet...has braved all hints at extermination, stands an uncommonly good chance of finding his power suddenly v... 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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666634

Detailed plans for Harrison's inaugural...

Item #666634

March 03, 1841

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 3, 1841 





* President William Henry Harrison

* Eve of his inauguration - inaugural

* From the city where it happened - rare




A terrific newspaper for the content found on page 3, which has considerable detail on the plans for the inauguration of William Henry Harrison which happened on the following day.

The first 1 1/2 columns ar... See More  

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666631

President Tyler's address to Congress...

Item #666631

June 01, 1841

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, June 2, 1841 



* President John Tyler

* Special session message to Congress




Most of page 2 is taken up with: "The President's Message" to Congress.

Typically the President gives a state-of-the-union address near the end of the year, but given the recent death of President Wm. H. Harrison (died April 4 after just one month in offic... See More  

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$89.00
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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666622

The Maryland 'People of Color' Act...

Item #666622

March 29, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 29, 1832  Page 2 has over 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "A Law of the State of Maryland - An Act Relating to the People of Color of this State".

All 12 sections of the Act are detailed, passed by both the House and Senate on March 14, 1832. Section 1 notes in part: "...to remove from the state of Maryland the people of color now f... See More  

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666257

Texas struggles for independence from Spain...

Item #666257

March 02, 1820

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 2, 1820  The ftpg. has an early letter datelines: "Republic of Texas, Fort Walker, Nov. 30th, 1819" with the letter detailing trouble there. Bits include: "...Our dangers, difficulties & troubles...have been great. Nacogdoches has fallen into the hands of our enemies...Frequent engagements take place between the two forces...I... See More  

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$42.00
665914

Davy Crockett denies the recent book on him is his memoirs...

Item #665914

January 11, 1834

ATKINSON'S SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Jan. 11, 1834 



* Rare Davy Crockett report



Page 2 has a quite small, inconspicuous item noting: "Col. Davy Crocket [Crockett], in a letter to the editors of the National Intelligencer denies the authenticity of the book lately published, purporting to be his memoirs, and says that he is now writing his own life & adventures, w... See More  

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665833

The California Gold Rush...

Item #665833

December 02, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 2, 1848 



* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners




Page 3 has a report headed: "From California" which includes in part: "...fully confirms the most glowing accounts heretofore received in the States of the richness & extent of the gold region...the gold is found from the tops of the highest mountains to the botto... See More  

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665831

Nice issue on chasing after the gold in California...

Item #665831

December 09, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 9, 1848  The front page has: "The Gold Mania" which includes: "...intelligence received from the gold region in California has completely taken possession of the minds of a number of persons...Meetings have been held, companies are forming...on an extensive scale to go & look after the precious metals (which are said to be as p... See More  

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665830

Great, early California Gold Rush report...

Item #665830

December 12, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 12, 1848 



* California gold rush fever



The top of the back page has a column head: "Further Of The Gold Mines" which is an early report on the California Gold Rush. It is primary a lengthy letter datelined "Monterey, California, August 29, 1848".

A few bits include: "The gold discoveries still continue--every day b... See More  

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665827

Early reports from the California Gold Rush...

Item #665827

December 19, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 19, 1848  The back page has some nice, early Gold Rush content with the top of a column headed: "From California" containing several reports, one noting: "...The attention of the whole population is entirely devoted to the gold region...Much sickness prevails & many die...but the truth is, they are so entirely absorbed by the m... See More  

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665823

Early report on the Gold Rush of California...

Item #665823

October 14, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 14, 1848 The top of pg. 3 has a column head: "The California Gold Region" which has near the beginning: "The accounts which have reached the United States concerning the auriferous region of country on the Sacramento...induced hundreds, we might say thousands, of our citizens to turn their eyes in that direction..." with more on th... See More  

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665709

Nice content on the John Brown insurrection at Harper's Ferry...

Item #665709

November 19, 1859

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 19, 1859 



* John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid

* Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia trial




The front page has two-thirds of a column taken up with reports concerning the Harper's Ferry raid by John Brown, headed: "Insanity of Gerrit Smith" as well as; "Treatment of the Counsel of John Brown at Charlestown, Virgin... See More  

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665641

Beware of the infatuation for gold...

Item #665641

December 21, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 21, 1848  Page 3 has an article: "Gold" which includes: "...all that has been reported of the gold regions of California to be true...rather a misfortune than a source of congratulation. Visions of golden sands...are filling...the minds of thousands, & if the epidemic continues we may expect to find them soon abandoning the plo... See More  

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665640

People deserting to follow the trail to the gold fields...

Item #665640

November 04, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 4, 1848  The front page has news on the Gold Rush headed: "From California", beginning: "In Upper California the gold excitement is on the increase..." with more.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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$57.00
665457

Creating the Territory of California...

Item #665457

December 08, 1846

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 8, 1846  Page 2 has a very early report: "From California" which is quite historic on the creation of the state of California: "The Proclamation of Commodore Stockton, the governor of California" in which he makes the very significant statement: "...do hereby make known to all men that, having by right of conquest t... See More  

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$88.00
665161

John Cook's confession in the Harper's Ferry raid...

Item #665161

November 29, 1859

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 29, 1859 



* John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid

* Harpers Ferry, West Virginia - John E. Cook




The top of the front page has some nice content on the John Brown raid upon Harper's Ferry, column heads including; "The Harper's ferry Conspiracy - The Confession of John E. Cooke" "The Confession" with a w... See More  

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665157

Opening of the great Croton Aqueduct...

Item #665157

July 02, 1842

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 2, 1842 



* Croton Aqueduct opens

* New York City water




The front page has an article of significance to those in New York City: "Opening Of The Croton Aqueduct" begins: "Monday last was  great day for the city of New York; for on that day was opened...the stupendous work known as the Croton Aqueduct, through which the w... See More  

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$38.00
663511

The dancing ghosts... A Chippewa legend...

Item #663511

September 11, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, September 11, 1849  Page three has the interesting Chippewa legend, "The Dancing Ghosts", which centers on their response to the Northern Lights phenomenon. The issue also contains much on the issue of slavery and Native Americans, as well as reports related to Westward Expansion.

Complete in four pages,with much political reporting, news of the ... See More  

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$60.00
662765

Death of James Fenimore Cooper...

Item #662765

September 23, 1851

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Sept. 23, 1851



* American writer death



Taking three-quarters of a column on pg. 3 is a report: "Death Of James Fenimore Cooper". Nice details about the career of America's first great novelist.

Four pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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662646

Perhaps the best report on the end of the Mexican War...

Item #662646

June 24, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 24, 1848 



* Mexican-American War ends

* General William Orlando Butler

* Treaty of Peace ratification




The top of the first column of the front page has the heading every collector wants from this period: "The Mexican War Ended ! " with related text taking the entire column. Also on the front page is: "Exchange of the Ratif... See More  

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$235.00
662644

Wisconsin joins the Union as the 30th state...

Item #662644

June 29, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 29, 1848 



* Wisconsin gains statehood



The back page has: "An Act for the admission of the State of Wisconsin into the Union" which takes over half a column of text (see for portions). At the bottom it notes the Act was "Approved, May 29, 1848" which is the recorded date of Wisconsin joining the Union. Great to have this... See More  

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662643

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ends the Mexican War...

Item #662643

July 08, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 8, 1848 



* Mexican War ends

* Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

* Mexico - United States - Texas




The top of page 2 has the very historic report of the official end of the Mexican War, beginning with: "A Proclamation" "Whereas a treaty of peace, friendship, limits, & settlement between the United States of America and the Mexi... See More  

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662640

California gold...

Item #662640

July 11, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C.,July 11, 1849  Page 3 has a relatively short article: "California Gold" noting in part: "...that the amount of the precious metal from the 'diggings' already deposited at the Mint for coinage is within a small fraction of two millions of dollars...". and more.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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$47.00
662639

New lifestyle for ladies in California...

Item #662639

July 16, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 16, 1849 



* Women & the California Gold rush - 49ers



Page 3 has an interesting article: "What The Ladies Do In California" now that they are in a dramatic different living situation than they were used to before moving close to the gold mines.

Four pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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662638

How to administer recently won California and New Mexico...

Item #662638

July 13, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 13, 1849  Page 3 has over a full column taken up with: "The Administration and California" which has much discussion on how California and New Mexico--recently won in the Mexican-American War--are to be administered.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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662250

Building a railroad to the Rocky Mountains...

Item #662250

March 18, 1852

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 18, 1852 



* Early railroad construction in the West



The front page has: "Fugitive Slaves" as well as: "Export of Gold From California" which includes a chart. Also: "From Texas" and "From El Paso" "A Patriot of the Rio Grande". Page 2 has: "A Plan for Constructing a Railroad over the P... See More  

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$45.00
661884

John Wilkes Booth appears at Ford's Theater...

Item #661884

November 13, 1863

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1863 



* John Wilkes Booth as an actor

* Rare appearance at Ford's Theatre




A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C.

Page 3 has an advertisement headed: "FORD'S NEW THEATRE" which has three mentions of the name J. Wilkes Booth: "... See More  

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$455.00
658831

Fine content on the closing events of the Mexican War...

Item #658831

November 15, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 1847 



* Battle of Contreras & Churubusco

* Mexican War - Mexico




The front page has over a full column letter signed in type by Winfield Scott, headed: "Battles of Contreras and Churubusco - Report of Major General Scott" which offers tremendous detail on these military events from near the end of  the Mexican W... See More  

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658830

Santa Anna threatens retribution if Childs does not leave Puebla...

Item #658830

November 01, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 1, 1847 



* Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna

* Mexican-Amercian War




Page 3 has a great letter from Santa Anna to Col. Childs, stating his request that Childs evacuate the city of Puebla and if he does so he would extend courtesies to his exit. The responding letter from Childs states he will have none of it--he will defend his position at ... See More  

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$44.00
658829

Difficulty in capturing Santa Anna...

Item #658829

October 29, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 29, 1847 



* Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna

* Mexican-Amercian War




Inside has some great content on the Mexican War including nearly a full column letter: "Dispatches From Major Downing" on the situation from near the end of the war. It includes a letter from him to President Polk which begins: "I've done my best, acco... See More  

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658827

Much detail on General Scott entering Mexico City...

Item #658827

October 26, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 26, 1847 



* Occupation of Mexico City

* General Winfield Scott

* Mexican-American War




Page 3 has a a full column letter concerning the Mexican War.

Also, most of a column is taken up with some fine reports on the war in a letter prefaced in part with: "...from a high source of military information...that every word of it may b... See More  

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658817

Negotiating terms for surrender in the Mexican War...

Item #658817

October 04, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 4, 1847 



* Final events of the Mexican War

* Negotiation terms for surrender




Fully half of page 2 is taken up with a wealth of reporting on the Mexican War, headed: "Late and Important From Mexico" "The Capture of the  City of Mexico--The Peace Propositions of Mr. Trist and the Counter Propositions of the Mexicans... See More  

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$48.00
658815

Historical perspective on the reason for the Mexican War...

Item #658815

October 02, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 2, 1847 



* Looking back at the origin of the Mexican War



Half of page 2 is taken up with a very lengthy article: "On The Origin of the War", referring  to the on-going Mexican-American War.

Much reporting from the war is on page 3 with: "Unwelcome News From Mexico" "Correspondence of the Mobile Herald&qu... See More  

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657900

Mexican War nears its end: Mexicans want to negotiate a peace...

Item #657900

September 29, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept, 29, 1847  Page 3 has much of a column taken up with fine report on the closing battles of the Mexican-American War, headed: "The Late Battles In Mexico". Near  the beginning is: "Our arms are again victorious, but at a fearful cost of life and blood...". The American army was advancing very close to Mexico City: &q... See More  

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657899

Reflecting upon the notable Battle of Buena Vista...

Item #657899

September 21, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 21, 1847 



* re. Battle of Buena Vista

* Mexican-American War




Page 3 contains a lengthy letter with details on the: "Battle Field of Buena Vista" actually fought in February. It was a signal victory for the Americans over a much larger Mexican Army.

Also on page 2: "From the Army of Gen. Taylor".

Four pages, ver... See More  

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$34.00
657895

Latest news from the Mexican War...

Item #657895

September 11, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 11, 1847  Page 3 contains several items relating to the Mexican War including:  "North Carolina Volunteers" "The Present Aspect of New Orleans" "The News form the Seat of War" which includes letters datelines from Orizaba, Vera Cruz and Jalapa with many reports taking over 1 1/2 columns.

Four pages, good... See More  

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657894

Several reports from the Mexican War...

Item #657894

September 01, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept 1, 1847  Page 2 has: "The State of the War in Mexico--Constructing a Government". Page 3 includes: "Latest From Tampico" with reports on the Mexican War, in addition to: "Departure of Troops" "General Pillow" which includes a letter datelines from Puebla, Mexico & another from New Orleans; "F... See More  

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657824

Much reporting on the Mexican War...

Item #657824

August 28, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 28, 1847  Page 2 has over a full column headed: "The Annexation - A Letter From Gen. Sam. Houston" signed by him in type: Sam. Houston.

Page 3 has nearly 2 columns of reports from the Mexican War headed: "Seven Days Later From Gen. Scott" which includes a lengthy letter datelines: "Camp at Bridge, 24 miles from Ver... See More  

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$36.00
657823

Much on the Mexican War...

Item #657823

August 16, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 16, 1847  Fully half of page 3 is taken up with a great wealth of news from the Mexican War, all under the heading: "One Month Later From Gen. Scott".

With the reporting are various letters datelined: "U.S. Flagship Mississippi", "Headquarters of the Army" "Puebla, Mexico" and "Vera Cruz". ... See More  

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$36.00
657768

Has General Winfield Scott entered Mexico City?

Item #657768

August 14, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 14, 1847 



* Occupation of Mexico City ?

* General Winfield Scott

* Mexican-American War




Page 3 has news from the Mexican War under the heading: "From The Rio Grande". This report focuses on whether General Winfield Scott had entered Mexico City, on letter noting: "It is rumored here for a week past that Gen. Scott had... See More  

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$35.00
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