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Reports on the Mexican War...

Item #613357

January 07, 1847

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Jan. 7, 1847  The front page has; "Honor to the Brave--Dinner to Gen. Houston" "The Mexican Armistice" "Army & Navy Intelligence" "Interesting From Mexico--Hostility Against Americans--Wretched Condition of American Deserters".

Four pages, light damp staining, nice condition.

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The Mexican-American War...

Item #652793

January 07, 1847

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Jan. 7, 1847  The ftpg. features much concerning the Mexican War including: "Honor to the Brave--Dinner to Gen. Houston" "The Mexican Armistice" "Army & Navy Intelligence" "Interesting from Mexico - Hostility Against Americans--Wretched Condition of American Deserters". Inside has considerable reporting of Congress... See More  

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Southern slavery question...

Item #575787

January 22, 1845

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, January 22, 1845

* South is pro slavery

* Kentucky

Page 3 has a one column headline: "The Pro-Slavery Diplomacy" which discuses the slavery question in some Southern states.

Other news of the day including period advertising. Complete in 4 pages, and in very nice condition.

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Copper discovered in Northern Michigan...

Item #562994

January 02, 1844


* Early Michigan

* Copper mining

Page 3 has a report from a Rochester newspaper about "Copper Mines" that says:

* ...331 veins of copper and lead ore have been discovered in Northern Michigan, bordering on Lake Superior, by an exploring party of miners,and that applications have been made to the...Govenment for...permits...compan... See More  

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Quite rare satire newspaper...

Item #677309

January 14, 1843

THE PENNY SATIRIST, London, Jan. 14, 1843  A quite uncommon British newspaper notorious for its scandalous allegations and exposés.  

The front page features an illustration headed: "Twelve Night Characters; or, John Bull Enjoying His Repose." showing various devil characters. Other satirical reports.

Four pages, nice condition.

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1843 New Year's Carrier's Address...

Item #216973

January 07, 1843

SUPPLEMENT TO THE COURANT, Hartford, Jan. 7, 1843.

* Carriers' Address Poem
* Hartford, Connecticut

The entire front page and one-third of page 2 are taken up with the: "New Year's Address to the Readers of the Connecticut Courant", which is the lengthy poem considered the "Carrier's Address"  and typically found in the first issue of the year (see photos). Thi
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Jamaica Long Island Carrier Address...

Item #219282

January 03, 1843

LONG ISLAND DEMOCRAT, Jamaica, N.Y., Jan. 3, 1843.

* New Year's carrier address

* 19th century Jamaica New York

Page 3 has the Carriers Address headed: "New-Year's Dialogue". Takes almost an entire column. News of the day includes: "A Desperate Villain" The Somer's Mutiny" "From The Sandwich Islands" and more. Interesting advertisements as well. 4 pages with
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Texan poem... 1842 U.S. Census Report...

Item #220003

January 14, 1842

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York, January 14, 1842


* Texan poem - "Oh, Texas!"

* 1842 U.S. census - state by state data

The front page has a six stanza poem: "Oh, Texas!", one of the stanzas reading: "Should a man be harrass'd with a wife that wears away his very life, Thou bid'st him to hasten from the strife, Oh, Texas!"

Page 2 ha... See More  

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Seated Liberty Dollar...

Item #549712

January 08, 1842

DOLLAR WEEKLY, New York, January 8, 1842 

* Seated Liberty Dollar 

* Uncommon title 

The masthead has an engraving of a dollar coin, the cost of a yearly subscription.

Back page has an engraving of "Street Sweepers" and a lengthy report about an Irish sweeper. A volume I issue (number 7) of this uncommon title.

Large area of staining in the lower half, edge... See More  

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New Year's Address to Patrons...

Item #208732

January 07, 1842

MANCHESTER REPRESENTATIVE, New Hampshire, Jan. 7, 1842

* New Year's Address

The front page has the New Years Address To the Patrons of the Representative. Small hole in unrelated content affects each leaf. Foxing in the upper left quarter of the ftpg., with a bit in this content, a few foxing spots.
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Jamaica Long Island NY Carrier's Address...

Item #209705

January 04, 1842

LONG-ISLAND DEMOCRAT, Jamaica, N.Y., Jan. 4, 1842. Taking a full column on the front page is the Carriers Address Of The Long-Island Democrat. Others news of the day including reports on the slave trade, James Glentworth Speech, amendments to the constitution, Wall Street Crash and much more. Staining in the lower right corner, bit of edge wear, small hole above the masthead affecting each le... See More  

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Scottish immigrant newspaper...

Item #578308

January 23, 1841

THE SCOTTISH JOURNAL, New York, Jan. 23, 1841

* Rare title for Scotland immigrants

Obviously a paper which has a focus on the Scottish heritage of Americans in the New York City area, but other content as well. A deep & decorative masthead (see photo) makes this issue displayable.

Eight pages, 10 1/2 by 15 inches, some rubbing along the central fold, generally nice.... See More  

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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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Famous Methodist minister attracts large crowds...

Item #541668

January 28, 1840

THE MADISONIAN, Washington D.C., Virginia, January 28, 1840 

* John Newland Maffitt...  Methodist preacher... 

* From the Nation's Capital... 

Page 3 has a report: "Religious Excitement in Cincinnati" which says: "Since...early...December, the Rev. J. N. Maffit has been preaching in the Wesleyan Chapel of this city. He delivers four or five sermons...e... See More  

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Tunnel along the Whitewater Canal...

Item #541167

January 21, 1840

THE MADISONIAN, Washington DC, Jan. 21, 1840.

* General William Henry Harrison for President

* Whitewater Canal tunnel

A page 3 item from a Cincinnati paper says that Gen. Harrison was seen for the first time since the nomination, and that he was involved in the contract of a tunnel along the Whitewater Canal that passes through his farm at North Bend. Mentions that: "We have never se... See More  

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Steamboat Lexington Destroyed...

Item #206434

January 18, 1840

THE MADISONIAN, Washington, Jan. 18, 1840 Pg. 3 report: "Appalling Calamity" "Steambot [sic] Lexington Destroyed By Fire, And Nearly Two Hundred Lives Lost!", plus "Further Particulars". Says the boat left New York and that the fire occurred near Eltons Neck. Traces of foxing.

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1840 Washington D.C....

Item #217957

January 11, 1840

THE MADISONIAN, Washington, Jan. 11, 1840.


* Uncommon title

* New Year's song

Front page has lyrics: The Hero Of The Thames Song Written For The Celebration Of New Years Eve, By The Unionist And Others. Also has an Extract From An Address Delivered by Gen. Harrison, at Vincennes, Ind. To Gen. Willam Harrison" "Dissolution Of The Vsn Buren Party" and more. 4 pages in nice condit
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Overtaking the Indians in Florida... Second Seminole War...

Item #650838

January 12, 1839

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 12, 1839  Included are 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Occupation Of Florida" which is introduced with: "A bill to provide for the armed occupation and settlement of that part of Florida which is now overrun and infested by marauding bands of hostile Indians." with all six Sections.

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Who is to pay for the Mormon War?

Item #657688

January 05, 1839

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 5, 1839  Page 2 has a report from the Missouri legislature which includes "...governor has made a statement of the expenses of the Mormon war...and suggests that the United States are liable for it. The governor's position is that the Mormon movement was an insurrection & that the national government is bound to suppress insurrections... See More  

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Martin Van Buren is elected President of the United States...

Item #649931

February 11, 1837

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 11, 1837  Near the back is a report from Congress which includes, in part, a report of the formal election of Martin Van Buren as President, evidenced by a chart of the electoral vote by state.

The text reads in part: "...the return of electoral votes from each state was opened, read & recorded...After the counting of the votes was complet... See More  

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An imprisoned Santa Ana wants to negotiate with Andrew Jackson...

Item #671426

January 21, 1837

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 21, 1837  The back page features a lengthy letter signed by: Antonio Lopez De Santa Ana to President Andrew Jackson, in which he mentions his current imprisonment and a desire to negotiate a peace between Mexico & the United States. This is followed by the response of the President, signed in type: Andrew Jackson.

Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inc... See More  

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Stone Mountain, Georgia...

Item #600306

January 20, 1837

SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Massachusetts, January 20, 1837

* Stone Mountain, Georgia

* Quartz monzonite monadnock

This issue contains news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout. Page 2 has a small one column heading: "Stone Mountain". See image for text.

Complete in 4 pages, minor foxing spots, A little creasing at central fold, nice condition.... See More  

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Counterfeiting U.S. coins...

Item #600318

January 03, 1837

SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Massachusetts, January 3, 1837

* Counterfeiting U. S. coins

* John Quincy Adams

This issue contains news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout. Page 2 has a small one column heading: "Counterfeiting Coin" See images for text here.

Complete in 4 pages, some foxing spots, nice condition.... See More  

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Nathan Sharp... Shaker Establishment...

Item #557328

January 26, 1836

SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Massachusetts, January 26, 1836 

* Uncommon title 

* Shakers establishment

Page 3 has a report from the "Zanesville (Ohio) Gazette" that states, in part: "Nathan Sharp, the great head of the Shaker establishment, near Lebanon, has taken one of the sisters to wife..." and absconded with a large sum of money & mortgaged the Shak... See More  

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

Item #657686

January 02, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 2, 1836  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 Convention Assembled" followed by the 8 posts of the Bill of Rights, includi... See More  

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Anti-Catholic newspaper...

Item #622750

January 10, 1835

THE DOWNFALL OF BABYLON, New York, January 10, 1835  A quite rare & unusual weekly (later semi-monthly) newspaper with strong anti-Catholic leanings published by: "Samuel B. Smith, Late a Popish Priest", as noted in the dateline. This newspaper published from 1834-1839 & features an engraving in the masthead showing various churches in ruin (see) and a subtitle: "Or, th... See More  

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Uncommon Political Title from 1835...

Item #218163

January 08, 1835

REGISTER OF DEBATES, Washington, Jan. 8, 1835.


* Uncommon political title from 19th century Washington D.C.

An ocatavo-size publication containing debates from both Houses of Congress, published by Duff Green. Has 30 pages. First leaf has some loss in the upper left corner, small hole near the dateline, has an inked library stamp in the upper right corner. Uncommon title.
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Broadsheet Extra...

Item #564443

January 21, 1834

TRANSCRIPT.....EXTRA. Inaugural Seech of His Excellency JOHN DAVIS, Delivered in Convention -- This Morning -- January 21, 1834.

The front page and almost half of the back page of this broadsheet is comprised of the Inaugural Speech to "Fellow Citizens of the Senate and of the House of Representatives" and is close by "JOHN DAVIS" with the date line Boston, January 21, 1834.... See More  

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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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The Nullification Crisis: Andrew Jackson's response...

Item #672198

January 19, 1833

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 19, 1833 

* Nullification Crisis w/ Andrew Jackson

On November 26, 1832, South  Carolina passed The Ordinance of Nullification which declared the Tariff of 1828 and 1832 null and void within its borders.

This issue contains President Andrew Jackson's message of January 16, 1833 in which he threatened to send in federal troops to enfo... See More  

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Jackson's defining document in the Nullification Crisis...

Item #656606

January 18, 1833


* President Andrew Jackson message

* Nullification Crisis re. South Carolina

An interesting single sheet printed on tissue paper quality newsprint; very thin. Save for a few ads on the back side the entire issue is taken up with the: "MESSAGE Of the President of the United States to both Houses of Congress, ... See More  

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Watches made in 1833.....

Item #222081

January 08, 1833

EVENING POST, N.Y., Jan. 8, 1833.


* Swiss watches and more

* Early 19th century original reading

Page 2 has an item that says:

* It is estimated that 150,000 watches are annually made in France, and about 200,000 are finished only, the movements of which are made in Switzerland, chiefly of gold, and 350,000 clocks, in bronze, gilt, or alabaster cases.

Other news of the day in
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Andrew Jackson in 1832...

Item #219656

January 30, 1832


* Andrew Jackson
* The Sugar Tax

Beginning at the bottom of the last column on the front page is a letter from the citizens of Philadelphia presenting a set of astral lamps made of coal to the President. Concludes on page 2, followed by a gracious reply signed in type: Andrew Jackson. Other news of the day includes: "The Sugar T
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Druid's Circle found in 1832....

Item #221904

January 28, 1832



* Druidical circle

* Druid's Circle - Druid Stones

Page 2 has a report about the discovery of a Druidical circle near the village of Cloughton in England. Says the circle is about 12 yards in diameter ...having the altarstone remaining, and is in a direction bearing N.N.E. from the Wharton circle. Its site is in a vale, called Hulleys Slack..
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Early Catholic newspaper with huge masthead...

Item #682613

January 27, 1832

UNITED STATES CATHOLIC INTELLIGENCER, Boston, Jan. 27, 1832  This rather rare title lasted for just one year, having begun in October, 1831 and ending in September, 1832. The issue is a "vol. III" issue as this publication was preceded by one titled "Jesuit, or Catholic Sentinel" and they kept the same volume numbering. It was also curiously superseded by the same title as... See More  

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Early 19th century from Williamsport, PA...

Item #581330

January 18, 1832

THE LYCOMING CHRONICLE, AND WEST BRANCH COURIER, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, January 18, 1832

* Rare title from Williamsport, Pennsylvania

This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with many advertisements. This issue is damaged with various margin and fold tears. Might be able to repair it somewhat though.

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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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Carrier's address...

Item #152440

January 04, 1832

BADGER'S WEEKLY MESSENGER, Clinton Hall, New York, Jan. 4, 1832  Taking much of the first column is the "Address Of The Carrier's Of Badger's Weekly Messenger". A volume I issue of this uncommon title.

A bit irregular at the spine, occasional foxing, otherwise generally good.

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Holiday Carrier's Address....

Item #206696

January 02, 1832

NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Jan. 2, 1832 Taking two columns on pg. 2 is: " The Carriers Address To the Patrons of the New-Hamsphire and State Gazette. 1832". Trimmed close at the top causing minor loss to the masthead, very small hole in the background of the address.

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Cherokee Indians... Major Eaton...

Item #571048

June 28, 1831

NATIONAL GAZETTE AND LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, June 28, 1831  The front page of this issue features the resignation of Jn. Macpherson Berrien from the office of Attorney General followed by the letter of acceptance from Andrew Jackson (signed in type).  Other news of the day and advertisements.  Also on the front page is the letter which J. H. Eaton had published in The Globe... See More  

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Andew Jackson wanted for a 2nd term as President...

Item #598150

January 29, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 29, 1831 

* President Andrew Jackson

The front page has an item: "Gen. Jackson"  which notes: "...it should be the will of the nation to call on the president to serve a second term....he will not decline the summons..." with a bit more. Inside pages have much reporting from Congress.

Complete in 16 pages, 6 by 9 1/2 ... See More  

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Andy Jackson and Martin Van Buren...

Item #618116

January 24, 1831

THE UNITED STATES' TELEGRAPH, Washington City, Jan. 24, 1831  The top of page 2 has a letter signed in type by the President: Andrew Jackson. Also a lengthier letter signed by the Secretary of State: M. Van Buren.

Four pages, rejoined at the spine, damp stain to an upper corner, nice.

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Georgia & the Cherokee Indians... Andrew Jackson...

Item #617025

January 08, 1831

NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 8, 1831  Among the many articles inside is a brief on headed: "Indian Rights" which cites a letter from Thomas Jefferson from 1791 beginning: "The Indians have a right to the occupation of their lands...".

Following it is: "Georgia And the Cherokees". There is also much reporting from Congress which includes two letters eac... See More  

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Holiday Carrier's Address....

Item #206697

January 03, 1831

NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, NH, Jan. 3, 1831 Pg. 2 has: " The Post Boys Address To the Patrons of the New-Hampshire Patriot and State Gazette". Lite fold rubbing on the ftpg. causes a small hole in unrelated content, occasional foxing.

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1831 Carrier's Address....

Item #213668

January 03, 1831


* Carrier's Address

* 1831 Original News

 Page 2 has a lengthy poem: The Post Boys Address, To the Patrons of the New Hampshire Patriot and State Gazette. News of the day and several interesting advertisements as well. A bit irregular at the spine, otherwise in good condition.
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The Rail Road...

Item #571046

January 23, 1830

NATIONAL GAZETTE AND LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, January 23, 1830  Page 4 features an article entitled "The Rail Road" which reports "The Rail road from Pratt street to the Carrollton Viaduct presented on Saturday a scene of enlivened and animating interest. A vast crowd of persons, attracted by the beauty and mildness of the day, and a number of members of Congress includ... See More  

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Frankfort, Kentucky as the Capital...

Item #551759

January 22, 1830


* Frankfort,  Kentucky as the Capital est. 

* Early 19th century original

A page 3 report from "Kentucky" says the general assembly "...convened at the new capitol, at Frankfort, on the 7th December. The capitol is not yet completed; but it is said that when finished it w... See More  

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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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Volume 1 Providence Rhode Island...

Item #203327

January 09, 1829

LITERARY SUBALTERN, Providence, Rhode Island, Jan. 9, 1829.

* Maria Antoinette Jones

Has literary content, topical items, bits of news and ads. A volume I issue (number 3) of this uncommon title. Feature article concerns Maria Antoinette Jones.  Folio-size, 4 pages., foxing in the margins, otherwise in nice condition.
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Nice literary content and ads...

Item #201447

January 06, 1829

LITERARY SUBALTERN, Providence, Jan. 6, 1829.

A folio-size newspaper with four pages, contains some literary content but also news, commentary and ads. This is the volume I, number 2 issue of this uncommon title. Note: Gregory has no listing for this title. Small part of the lower spine is a bit irregular, scattered lite foxing, with slightly more in the margins.

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