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657631

Getting the mail to the California gold diggers...

Item #657631

November 23, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 23, 1849  Page 3 has a lengthy report: "California Correspondence" which is primarily a report on the delivery of mail to California, mostly taken up with a letter from the Postmaster General. This is followed by: "The Revenue at San Francisco".

Four pages, very nice condition.

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$38.00
657630

Potential gold diggers change their minds... Hebrew Benevolent Society...

Item #657630

November 24, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 24, 1849 



* California gold rush fever

* 49ers hearing of hardships




Page 3 has a small item: "The California Fever" which notes: "...that divers & sundry persons who had intended to start for California...have given up the idea in consequence of the very discouraging accounts they received from the return passenger... See More  

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$64.00
657629

Number of California gold diggers...

Item #657629

November 28, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 28, 1849 



* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners




The bottom of page 3 has: "Gold Diggers" with: "...an official report to the War  Dept.  on the civil affairs of California, Gen. Riley estimates the number of persons actually employed in digging for gold at ten thousand, while the number of persons ... See More  

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657628

Dismal report from the gold miners...

Item #657628

December 07, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER Washington, D.C., Dec. 7, 1849 



* California gold rush hardships



Page 3reports a terrible situation in the golf fields with: "Experience In The Gold Region" which includes: "...After a wearisome voyage round the Cape he reached San Francisco & left immediately for the 'diggins'....Many of the amateur gold diggers were exhausted wit... See More  

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$54.00
657627

California has a Constitution... News from the gold fields...

Item #657627

December 08, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 8, 1849  Page 3 has: "Late From California" which begins with a very historic report: "The constitution for the State of California has been adopted and published. The reports from the gold region continue to be encouraging. The health of the miners was generally good...The estimate of the number of persons at the mines runs ... See More  

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657626

Working towards a constitution for California... All is not good in California...

Item #657626

December 11, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Dec. 11, 1849 



* Monterey Convention

* California Statehood ?




Over half of page 2 is taken up with: "The News From California", much of it having to do with the constitutional convention as they work towards statehood. Included as well: "To The People of California" and: "Proclamation To the People of California". A grea... See More  

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657625

California works towards statehood... Formalizing relations with Hawaii...

Item #657625

December 11, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Dec. 11, 1849 



* California Republic for statehood ?

* Early Hawaii relations w/ America




Page 3 has: "California Matters" "The Revenue of California" and:  "Close of the Convention & Signing of the Constitution" being fundamental reports on California becoming a state. Also: "Commerce of San Francisco... See More  

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657624

Creating the first state seal for California...

Item #657624

December 14, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 14, 1849 



* Great Seal of California



At the bottom of page 3 is an article with a small heading: "California Coat Of Arms" which describes this early version of the state seal (some alterations since). This was the very first seal of California, actually adopted by the Calif. Constitutional Convention shortly before it becam... See More  

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$66.00
657394

When Abraham Lincoln was an unknown... Death of Kit Carson?

Item #657394

July 18, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 18, 1848  This newspaper contains on page 3 reports from the "House of Representatives" and includes the results of a vote to suspend the rules concerning a resolution to allow a postal route bill to be disposed of, listing all those who voted "Yea" and "Nay". Within the "Yea" list is "Lincoln" (s... See More  

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657392

When Abraham Lincoln was an unknown...

Item #657392

July 25, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 25, 1848 



* Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career



This newspaper contains on the front page reports from the "House of Representatives" and includes the results of votes on the "Civil and Diplomatic Bill" listing all those who voted "Yea" and "Nay". Within the "Yea" list is "Li... See More  

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$54.00
657390

When Abraham Lincoln was an unknown...

Item #657390

July 29, 1848

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



* Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career



This newspaper contains on page 2  reports from the "House of Representatives" and includes the results of votes concerning establishing territorial governments in Oregon, California, and New Mexico. Within the "Yea" lists on two votes is "Lincoln"... See More  

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657388

When Abraham Lincoln was an unknown...

Item #657388

August 12, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 12, 1848  This newspaper contains on page 3 a report from the "House of Representatives" which includes mention of "Lincoln" in a count of the votes of "Nays" for an amendment. This was Abraham Lincoln when he was serving just two years as a Representative from Illinois.

In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States Hou... See More  

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$49.00
657385

Great letter of emigrants heading to California... Funeral of Dolly Madison...

Item #657385

July 17, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 17, 1849 



* California gold rush - 49ers

* Dolly Madison death




Page 3 has: "The Overland California Emigrants" which includes a terrific letter on a long wagon train heading: "...towards the golden regions of California...that a collision had taken place between a party of emigrants and some Indians..." with more.... See More  

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$93.00
657384

Death of Dolley Madison, in a Washington newspaper...

Item #657384

July 14, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 14, 1849 



* Death of Dolley Madison

* First Lady of the United States

* Best title to be had - rare as such




The top of page 3 has a black-bordered report noting: "It is with saddened hearts that we announce to our readers the decease of Mrs. Madison, Widow of James Madison, Ex-President of the United States..." with partic... See More  

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657383

Heading to the gold fields... Slave ship captured...

Item #657383

July 25, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 25, 1849 



* California gold rush

* Slave ship captured




Page 3 has reports headed: "From Salt Lake" with reports on the travails of people heading West.

Another item is brief: "Slavers Captured" noting: "...that a British man of war has recently taken into that port a Brazilian brig & barque, having on bo... See More  

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$34.00
657381

Much on the situation in California, including the gold diggings...

Item #657381

July 30, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 30, 1849



* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners




Page 3 has nearly 2 1/2 columns of reports headed: "Late From California"  including documents noting General Riley as governor. There is also a lengthy letter from San Francisco with news from the gold fields, a few bits including: "...some 40 persons are at wo... See More  

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657380

Events in California...

Item #657380

August 01, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 1, 1849  Page 3 has: "California Items" which includes reports concerning problems with the Indians, and also an: "Affray at Stockton" between an "American" and a "celebrated Indian chief" with details. Also: "Gold Coining" and other items.

Four pages, nice condition.

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657379

Much from California... High prices, maintaining order...

Item #657379

August 02, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 2, 1849 



* California gold rush



Close to half of page 2 is taken up with various information concerning California, some of it political. It begins with a: "Proclamation by Gen. Riley" noting: "...that a portion of these forces should be employed in maintaining order in the gold districts...".

Page 3 has: Califor... See More  

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657350

Lengthy & descriptive on early California...

Item #657350

August 03, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 1849 



* Early life in California



Page 2 has a simply terrific & very lengthy letter on California, taking nearly two columns it is headed: "A Mexican View Of California" "California Seen by a Mexican--Description of the Country--Its Physical, Agricultural, Commercial, and Mineralogical Characteristics".

Thi... See More  

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657349

Hardships on the way to California...

Item #657349

August 09, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 9, 1849 



* California gold rush



Page 3 has a report: "From Santa Fe and the Far West" which includes: "...large number of emigrants have left Santa Fe for California. Seven out of nine men belonging to parties destined for California...were killed. They were attacked...by 200 Apache Indians. The emigrants for Californi... See More  

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657347

Latest news from the Gold Rush...

Item #657347

August 10, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 10, 1849  Page 3 has a variety of reports under: "From California" which has the latest reports concerning the Gold Rush, a few bits noting: "...Gold is plenty, large quantities being brought every day from the placers...The quantity was thought inexhaustible...The health at the placers is very bad...A kind of Lynch law remai... See More  

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657346

Pestilence on the Plains...

Item #657346

August 11, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 11, 1849  Page 3 has: "Sickness On The Plains" which concerning: "...the ravages of the cholera among the Buffalo emigrants to California..." and there is also a letter datelined: "Camp Buffalo, at Fort Laramie, June 26, 1849".

Four pages, very nice condition.

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657345

Terrific news items from the Gold Rush

Item #657345

August 14, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 14, 1849  Page 3 has an article: "California Matters" which takes over a full column with a wide variety of reports. Included is: "...an outline of the measures to be submitted to the Convention for framing a State Government..." which lists eleven items. Then there is nearly a full column with a great wealth of reports ... See More  

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657344

Great issue on the "new cities" being built in California...

Item #657344

August 16, 1849

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



* Settling cities in California

* Gold rush miners era




A terrific issue on the early towns of California, as page 2 has: "New Towns In California" which takes half a column. It is prefaced: "...gives a long account of new cities which have been laid out in that country...within a few months. We abridge the a... See More  

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657314

Latest news on the Mormons settling in the West...

Item #657314

August 17, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 17, 1847 



* Samuel Brannan - American Settler

* Mormons settling along San Joaquin River




Page 3 has one-third of a column headed: "The Mormons" which is a very interesting report on the news of the Mormons in settling in the West. Mention of several being excommunicated, and that some had: "...commenced a settlement on... See More  

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657313

Uncommon to find period Kit Carson reports...

Item #657313

August 24, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 24, 1847  The top of page 3 has a report: "From The Western Plains" with a rather rare report on the famed Kit Carson: "...it seems probable that Kit Carson, who was going out with dispatches to California, has lost all his horses and mules. He was seen near the Pawnee Rock & afterwards heard from by a party who said they... See More  

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657307

Helping the distressed Mormons... The Mexican War...

Item #657307

October 16, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 16, 1847  Page 3 has an article: "Adjourned Meeting for the Relief of the Distressed Mormons" mentioning: "...adopt measures for raising...some relief for the large body of emigrating Mormons--men, women, and children--now in the wilderness of Iowa in a destitute & suffering condition...".

The top of page 3 also has... See More  

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657302

Five part series of comments on President Polk's state-of-the-union address...

Item #657302

December 11, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C.  A set of five issues containing all five parts of the editorial on the: "President's Message" with considerably commentary on the Mexican War.

Dates are December 11, 14, 18, 24 & 27. All issues are complete in 4 pages and in nice condition.

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657282

Jackson's inaugural & inaugural address...

Item #657282

March 05, 1833

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 5, 1833 



* President Andrew "Andy" Jackson

* Second inauguration - inaugural address

* Best title to be had - rare as such




Page 3 begins with a report of Jackson's inaugural noting in part: "Yesterday, March the Fourth...Andrew Jackson...elected President of the U.S. for four years ensuing...repaired to the Representat... See More  

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657169

A woman gold miner... Harshness of California life...

Item #657169

December 18, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 18, 1849  Page 3 has an interesting letter headed: "California Items" concerning: "The only white woman that I have seen in the mines...came here from Calcutta...dresses in trousers & wears a thin hat & red shirt as most of the miners do...Failing in business & becoming poor, he determined to dig a fortune out of ... See More  

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657122

Gold in California, and getting there...

Item #657122

December 28, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 28, 1849 



* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners




The top of pg. 3 has a column headed: "Additional From California" which has much concerning the growth of the territory. One bit includes: "The immigrants by the overland route were continuing to arrive...It is said that numbers are now coming by the northern ... See More  

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657114

Mordecai Noah is cross-examined... Location of naval ships...

Item #657114

August 07, 1833

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 7, 1832  The front page has: "Examination of M.M. Noah" being Mordecai Manuel Noah, the first American born Jew to reach national prominence. This unusual article concerns questioning about his disembarking a boat at Somerset, Mass.

Page 2 has: "Naval--Official" being a list of "notices"  of various assignments... See More  

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657100

President Jackson vetoes the Land Bill... The 'Trail of Tears'...

Item #657100

December 10, 1833

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 10, 1833  Most of page 2 is taken up with: "Message of the President Of the United States, Returning the Land Bill" signed at its conclusion: Andrew Jackson. This was Jackson's Land Bill Veto Message to Congress, vetoed for reason state in the prefatory paragraph of the lengthy text.

Half of the back page is taken up with the: &quo... See More  

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657098

The President's state-of-the-union address, from the nation's capital...

Item #657098

December 03, 1850

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 3, 1850  Taking all of the front page & part of page 2 is the President's annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type at its conclusion by: Millard Fillmore. It is headed: "The Message".

As was typical with this annual tradition, President Fillmore reviewed the events of the year addressing the broad scope of work which c... See More  

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657097

The President's state-of-the-union address, from the nation's capital...

Item #657097

December 03, 1845

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 3, 1845  Taking all of the front page & most of page 2 is the President's annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type at its conclusion by: James K. Polk. It is headed: "Message Of The President of the United States".

As was typical with this annual tradition, President Polk reviewed the events of the year addressin... See More  

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657096

The President's state-of-the-union address, from the nation's capital...

Item #657096

December 10, 1840

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 10, 1840  Taking almost the entirety of page 2 is the President's annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type at its conclusion by: M. Van Buren. It is headed: "MESSAGE Of The President of the United States...".

As was typical with this annual tradition, President Van Buren reviewed the events of the year addressing the broad... See More  

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657087

The President's state-of-the-union address, from the nation's capital...

Item #657087

December 28, 1859

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 28, 1859  Beginning on the front page & taking most of page 2 is the President's annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type at its conclusion by: James Buchanan. It is headed: "THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE".

As was typical with this annual tradition, President Buchanan reviewed the events of the year addressing the ... See More  

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657086

Jackson's state-of-the-union address, from the nation's capital...

Item #657086

December 05, 1833

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 5, 1833  Almost the entire back page is taken up with the President's annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type at its conclusion by: Andrew Jackson. It is headed: "MESSAGE From The President of the United States to Both Houses...".

As was typical with this annual tradition, President Jackson reviewed the events of the year... See More  

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657083

Jackson's state-of-the-union address, from the nation's capital...

Item #657083

December 06, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 6, 1832  Almost the entire front page is taken up with the annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type at its conclusion by: Andrew Jackson. As was typical with this annual tradition, President Jackson reviewed the events of the year addressing the broad scope of work which concerned the nation in 1832.

The document is headed: "Messag... See More  

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657082

Andrew Jackson's state-of-the-union address, from the nation's capital...

Item #657082

December 08, 1831

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 8, 1831  Almost the entire front page is taken up with the annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type at its conclusion by: Andrew Jackson. It is headed: "MESSAGE From The President of the United States to Both Houses of Congress...".

As was typical with this annual tradition, President Jackson reviewed the events of the year ad... See More  

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656573

Great, early content on the California Gold Rush...

Item #656573

December 23, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 23, 1848



* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - mine




The front page has not one but three articles on the California Gold Rush including: "California Adventurers" beginning: "The 'stream of human life' is now setting as irresistibly towards California...The gold attraction is so strong that few are willing to lose the ... See More  

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656483

Harrison's death... Great detail on the funeral, and more...

Item #656483

April 09, 1841

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 9, 1841 



* President William H. Harrison

* Washington D.C. death - funeral




All four pages has wide, black "mourning" rules around the perimeter for the death of President William Henry Harrison.

Nearly half of page 2 is taken up with many "...evidences of public sentiment..." for the death of Harrison, containin... See More  

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$155.00
656384

Col. Fremont's disastrous fourth expedition...

Item #656384

March 29, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 29, 1849 



* John C. Fremont

* Fatal 4th expedition




The top of the front page has a nicer account headed: "Col. Fremont--A Distressing Report" which is concerning his fateful fourth expedition in the West during which his party was caught in a snowstorm in Colorado causing loss of ten of his men & 130 of his pack mules. Near ... See More  

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656301

St. Patrick's Day devoid of alcohol...

Item #656301

March 23, 1842

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 23, 1842 



* St. Patrick's Day meets the Temperance Movement in Washington, D.C.



The front page has considerable coverage of the St. Patrick's Day festivities held in Washington, D.C., which includes details regarding a special event held at the Fuller's Hotel, and is accompanied by appreciative letters of rejection from b... See More  

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656233

Nice content on the California Gold Rush...

Item #656233

June 09, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 9, 1849  Among the articles on the Gold Rush and Westward Expansion are: "The Travel Over The Western Plains" "From San Francisco" "Virginia Gold Mines" and two articles covering the Washington Monument. Also an interesting item on New York's Greenwood Cemetery in Brooklyn, among the most renowned cemeteries in t... See More  

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655948

The Fugitive Slave Act is approved by the Senate...

Item #655948

September 16, 1850

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., September 16, 1850 



* Fugitive Slave Act of 1850

* Passes the United States Senate

* Southern slave holders & Northern Free-Soilers

* Best title to be had from our nation's capital (rare)




Being the mouthpiece of the federal government it was typical that reports & documents emanating from Congress would appear in print first... See More  

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$144.00
655890

Harrison's funeral... Tyler takes the oath of office...

Item #655890

April 07, 1841

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 7, 1841 



* John Tyler takes oath of office

* President William H. Harrison

* Washington D.C. death - funeral




All four pages has wide, black "mourning" rules around the perimeter for the death of President William Henry Harrison.

Page 3 has: "Arrangements For the Interment of the Late President" which includes a... See More  

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$120.00
655872

Much fine text on the Mormon War...

Item #655872

November 21, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 21, 1857  Page 2 has a column headed: "The Mormon War" which is a very detailed letter from: "Col. Alexander to the Adj. 

General" Johnston, followed by Johnston letter of reply. Some great content on the Mormon War.

More on page 3 with: "Mormon and Indian Alliance - 20,000 Indians Ready to take the Field Aga... See More  

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$48.00
655510

The historic Dred Scott case in a set of Washington, D.C. newspapers...

Item #655510

May 29, 1857

A terrific lot of 14 issues of the DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., covering the historic 1857 Supreme Court decision of the Dred Scott case.

The March 7 issue contains at the top of page 3: "Important Decision Of The Supreme Court".  It begins: "Washington, March 6 -- The opinion of the Supreme Court in the Dred Scott case was delivered today by Chief
... See More  

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655321

Buchanan's 1857 state-of-the-union address to the nation...

Item #655321

December 09, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 9, 1857 



* President James Buchanan

* State of the Union Address

* Best title to be had - rare a such




A portion of the front page and most of page 2 are taken up with: "The President's Message" which was the annual state-of-the-union address of the President to the nation, signed in type at its conclusion: James Buchan... See More  

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$245.00
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