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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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$48.00
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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$37.00
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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$29.00
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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$74.00
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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$98.00
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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$98.00
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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$98.00
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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$98.00
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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$98.00
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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$72.00
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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$49.00
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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$55.00
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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$67.00
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
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
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$6,750.00
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
655297

Brigham Young's Proclamation of martial law throughout Utah...

Item #655297

November 20, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 20, 1857 



* Mormons - Mormonism

* Governor Brigham Young

* Proclamation of martial law

* Utah War delcaration




Page 3 contains one of the more historic documents in Mormon history, with the report headed: "The Mormon Treason" which is primarily occupied by the: "Proclamation By The Governor" which is signed in ty... See More  

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$188.00
655133

John Wilkes Booth appears at Ford's Theater... The date Lincoln attended the performance!

Item #655133

November 09, 1863

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 9, 1863 



* Abraham Lincoln attends Ford's Theatre (day of)

* Actor John Wilkes Booth performs




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

Near the top of the front page is a great article headed: "Ford's New Theatre" which includes in pa... See More  

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$945.00
655024

The Fugitive Slave Act in a Washington, D.C. newspaper...

Item #655024

September 19, 1850

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., September 19, 1850 



* Fugitive Slave Law - Act

* Millard Fillmore signs into law

* 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 i... See More  

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$4,600.00
654226

Very early, descriptive article on Rehoboth Beach, Delaware...

Item #654226

April 15, 1859

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 15, 1858  The top of the back page has an interesting article headed: "Rehoboth Beach" which takes 7 column inches. Near the beginning is: "About five miles below Cape Henlopen, on the Delaware sea-coast, is a spot of land now laid off as a town called Rehoboth. The fast land extends down to the beach, which is of hard sand, furni... See More  

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$85.00
654137

Lincoln selected the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate...

Item #654137

June 24, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 24, 1858 



* Abraham Lincoln

* U.S. Senate candidate




Page 3 has an article headed: "Politics In Illinois" which reports the election of Abraham Lincoln as the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, to be opposed by incumbent Stephen Douglass the Democrat. This election would be followed by the famous Lincoln-Douglas debat... See More  

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$88.00
653316

Detailed plans for Harrison's inaugural...

Item #653316

March 04, 1841

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 4, 1841 



* President William Henry Harrison

* Day 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 day this newspaper was printed.

The first c... See More  

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$89.00
652882

Perhaps the best newspaper to be had for Harrison's inauguration...

Item #652882

March 05, 1841

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 5, 1841 



* President William Henry Harrison inauguration

* Inaugural address - best title to be had (rare)




Perhaps the best newspaper to be had on the inauguration of William Henry Harrison as the nation's ninth President, this being the premier newspaper from the nation's capital. 

Most of page 2 is taken up with: &qu... See More  

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$1,250.00
652831

Noted fugitive slave case... Describing the Great Salt Lake area...

Item #652831

June 29, 1850

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 29, 1850  Page 3 has half a column headed: "Fugitive Slave Case" "The Constitution & Laws Vindicated" which is concerning a suit: "...for the recovery of damages for aiding & abetting the escape of slaves...the Circuit Court...determined...in favor of the plaintiff. A verdict of $2856 was given by the jury against... See More  

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$56.00
652778

Terrific issue reporting the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #652778

July 07, 1863

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 7, 1863 



* Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

* Most historic battle of the Civil War




A great issue on the Battle of Gettysburg with most of the front page taken up with related reports, some quite detailed.

Among the column heads are: "BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG" "Victorious News" "LEE DEFEATED" "Gen. Hill An... See More  

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$675.00
652594

Dedication of the historic Prospect Hill Cemetery...

Item #652594

September 28, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 27, 1858  Page 2 contains a report headed "Cemetery Dedication" being the ceremonies of the historic Prospect Hill Cemetery at Washington (see photos).

Four pages, very nice, clean condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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$75.00
652372

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

Item #652372

November 05, 1863

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 5, 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.

Near the top of the front page is an article headed: "Ford's New Theatre--The Lady of Lyons". The writer reports on t... See More  

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$475.00
651997

Inauguration & inaugural ceremonies of President Buchanan, in a Washington newspaper...

Item #651997

March 05, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 5, 1857 



* President James Buchanan

* Inauguration - inaugural address

* Best title to be had (rare as such)




A terrific issue in which to find the inauguration and inaugural address of President James Buchanan. Almost the entirety of the first two columns on page 3 are taken up with the: "Inaugural Address". If is preface... See More  

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$330.00
651341

Zebulon Pike's exploration of the Louisiana country...

Item #651341

July 16, 1811

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 16, 1811  Inside has over half a page taken up with a terrific summary of a recently published book: "The Travels of Col. Pike in the Louisiana Country" which comes under the heading: "Pike's Expeditions". Much of this article is Pike's efforts in tracing the source o the Mississippi River. A great account of early exp... See More  

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$38.00
649798

Indiana to become the 19th state of the Union...

Item #649798

December 10, 1816

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 10, 1816 



* Indiana will become a state (eve)



Page 3 has reports of discussions from Congress, one report headed: "Indiana State" which includes: "...proceeded to the order of the day on the resolution recognizing the republicanism & conformity to constitution and law of the constitution of the new State of Indiana...and ... See More  

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$37.00
649794

Need to create a naval depot near the nation's capital...

Item #649794

July 13, 1816

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, July 13, 1816  The ftpg. has most of a column headed: "NAVAL DEPOT" which begins: "The events of the late  war have established the opinion that it is necessary for the United States to create a Naval Depot or establishment on some part o the Chesapeake for the repairing of ships and their protection in time of war..." with much mor... See More  

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$48.00
649792

Mississippi Territory hopes to join the Union...

Item #649792

January 06, 1816

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 6, 1816  The back page has a lengthy article on the: "Mississippi Territory" which concerns the: "...praying for admission into the Union as an independent state." Before the following year would end Mississippi would become the 20th state of the Union.

Also on the bkpg. is: "The Algernine Treaty" signed in type by ... See More  

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$43.00
649758

Joseph Lowell...

Item #649758

July 27, 1820

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, July 27, 1820  Pg. 3 has a detailed letter from Joseph Lovell, Surgeon General U.S. Army, concerning meteorological observations made at military posts in the U.S. It includes an abstract of the observations that take about 1 1/3 columns. Other news of the day includes: "Arrival of the Queen In London" "Latest From France" "Debat
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$27.00
649244

From the library of President James Buchanan...

Item #649244
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., 1849  James Buchanan, who would be President of the United States from 1857-1861, earlier served several offices at the federal level, including Congressman from 1821-31; Senator from 1837-1845, Secretary of State from 1845-9, and then Ambassador to England, 1853-1856.

This newspaper was subscribed to by Buchanan while a Senator, obviously livi... See More  

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$38.00
644871

President Tyler's state-of-the-union address...

Item #644871

December 08, 1841

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 8, 1841



* President John Tyler

* State of the Union Address

* Best title to be had ?




Half of the front page is taken up with the: "President's Message" which concludes on page 2 where it is signed: John Tyler. This was the President's annual state-of-the-union address, a tradition which began with Washington & continues t... See More  

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$49.00
644140

Andy Jackson... Return of Indian land in Georgia...

Item #644140

March 21, 1820

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 21, 1820  Most of pg. 2 is taken up with: "General Jackson's Memorial", continued in a future issue. The ftpg. has a document to the Senate signed by the President: James Monroe, concerning the return of land to the citizens of Georgia by various Indian tribes (see).

No fewer than 4 runaway slave reward ads. Four pages, nice condi... See More  

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$29.00
639484

Early building code restrictions for Washington, D.C...

Item #639484

May 11, 1810

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 11, 1810  Page 3 contains a detailed building code notice for Washington, D.C., signed in type by the President: James Madison (see). Nice item on early restrictions for buildings in the capital city. Also a "Thirty Dollars Reward" for 3 runaway slaves, and another similar on pg. 3 and yet another on pg. 4.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$29.00
638788

The remains of Napoleon Buonaparte...

Item #638788

December 28, 1840

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 28, 1840  Page 3 has: "Napoleon's Remains" with much detail (see).

Four pages, good condition.

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$27.00
638615

Outrage over the attack of the H.M.S. Leopord upon the Chesapeake...

Item #638615

July 10, 1807

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 10, 1807 



* Chesapeake-Leopard affair

* Naval engagement off Virginia




Page 2 has a nice report concerning the attack upon the frigate Chesapeake by the British ship Leopard, an embarrassment for the U.S. Navy which enraged the American public. It  mentions in part: "...the late unprecedented outrage of Great Britain in demanding ... See More  

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$48.00
634816

Great reporting on the Mexican War...

Item #634816

April 17, 1847

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 17, 1847  The front page has most of a column headed; "From The Army at Vera Cruz" reporting on the Mexican War, and which includes a detailed letter signed in type by: H. L. Scott. Also two appointments by the President, promotions for General Gideon J. Pillow and General John A. Quitman.

The back page has: "The Administration a... See More  

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$38.00
632935

From the library of President James Buchanan...

Item #632935
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., 1849  James Buchanan, who would be President of the United States from 1857-1861, earlier served several offices at the federal level, including Congressman from 1821-31; Senator from 1837-1845, Secretary of State from 1845-9, and then Ambassador to England, 1853-1856.

This newspaper was subscribed to by Buchanan while a Senator, obviously livi... See More  

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$38.00
631663

Reporting on the Mexican War...

Item #631663

June 29, 1847

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 29, 1847  Front page Mexican War content with: "The Proposed Treaty with Mexico" "From Gen. Taylor's Army" "Interesting News From Vera Cruz" and more.

Four pages, light water staining, an ink stain, good condition.

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$37.00
627962

Napoleon writes his memoirs...

Item #627962

July 29, 1817

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 29, 1817  The top of the ftpg: "Napoleon Buonaparte" which begins: "The fact of Bonaparte being employed in writing 'Memoirs of his Own Life and Times'...".

Inside has: "The President's Tour" and "An Indian Treaty" with the Cherokees.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.... See More  

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$27.00
625749

Battle of Buena Vista: much on the Mexican War...

Item #625749

April 03, 1847

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 3, 1847 



* Battle of Buena Vista

* Mexican War




Good reporting on the Mexican War with the ftpg. having; "Investment of Vera Cruz" "Latest From Gen. Taylor's Army" "The Battle of Buena Vista". Inside has: "Official--From Gen. Taylor's Camp" which has 3 letters signed in type: Z. Taylor, and o... See More  

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$39.00
625194

Early expedition to the Yellowstone...

Item #625194

December 29, 1818

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 29, 1818  The middle of the front page has an interesting article: "Of The Yellow Stone Expedition" "Extract of a Letter dated Martin Cantonment, 380 Miles up the Missouri River...from an Officer of the Yellow Stone River Expedition to a Gentleman in St. Louis". The letter has some fascinating first-hand reporting on this earl... See More  

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$39.00
621944

The home of Francis Scott Key for sale...

Item #621944

March 14, 1820

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., March 14, 1820 



* Francis Scott Key house for sale ad 

* From the Nation's Capital




A back page notice headed "Valuable Property For Sale" begins: "That large and commodious two story brick dwelling house near the upper end of Bridge street, lately occupied by Francis S. Key, Esq...." plus a few details (see).

Four ... See More  

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$27.00
621573

Should Missouri join the Union?

Item #621573

December 14, 1820

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 14, 1820 



* Missouri joining the Union

* Statehood close




The front page has a notice that: "The resolution for the admission of Missouri into the Union...has passed the Senate by a decisive majority...not yet been read in the House...All the indications of a speedy decision of that question...have failed..." (see). Another ftpg. ... See More  

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$28.00
621264

Jews on the continent...

Item #621264

May 31, 1845

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 31, 1845 



* Judaica - Jewish

* Slave for sale ad




The front page has nearly half a column headed: "The Jews On The Continent" (see ) followed by an ad: "A Private Sale, a Negro Boy 18 years old...".  Much other news of the day.

Four pages, some front page staining & a bit irregular at the spine.... See More  

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$35.00
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