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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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New Year's Poems...

Item #206312

January 02, 1829


* New Year's Poems
* Carrier's Address

Back page has a poem: "New Years Address Of the Carriers of the Christian Advocate & Journal". Two minor printing creases in the poem, piece missing in the upper margin causing loss in the masthead, some foxing.
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Daniel Webster's wife dies...

Item #549252

January 26, 1828

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, January 26, 1828

* Daniel Webster's wife's death

Listed among the page 3 obituaries is one that begins: "In New-York, on Monday Morning last, Mrs. Grace Webster, consort of the Hon. Daniel Webster, Member of the Senate of the United States, From Massachusetts. Her remains are to be removed to this City for interment..." and more, ... See More  

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Early from Shelbyville...

Item #586791

January 11, 1828

KENTUCKY ADVOCATE, Shelbyville, Kentucky, Jan. 11, 1828 

* Very rare title

A volume 1 issue of this early & scarce Kentucky newspaper. Contains various news and advertisements of the day. Page 3 includes: "The Navy of the U. States" "Another Steam Boat Disaster" "Horrid Murder" & other items.

Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, never-trim... See More  

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1828 Religion....

Item #215146

January 02, 1828

ZIONS HERALD, Boston, Jan. 2, 1828.

* Carrier's Address
* 1828

Back page has a poem: "New Years Address To The Patrons Of Zions Herald". Mostly Religious content throughout. Scattered foxing spots. 4 pages in good condition.

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Military Academy at West Point...

Item #541280

January 11, 1827

NATIONAL JOURNAL, Washington DC, January 11, 1827

* West Point Military Academy

* Band instructor Willis

A page 3 report says that:

* "...Mr. Willis, the leader and instructor of the Band at the Military Academy at West Point arrived in this city, and he...intends giving a Concert this evening. The musical talents of this gentlemen have been universally admired and particularly his... See More  

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Magazine lasted just half a year...

Item #599747

January 06, 1827

THE CRYSTAL HUNTER, (New York), Jan. 6, 1827  A very short-lived magazine which began on Dec. 1, 1826 and ended on May 26, 1827, lasting just half a year. This is the volume 1 number 6 issue. It seems to be primarily a literary magazine. Items include: "Murder & Repentance" "Henry IV of France" "Marquis La Fayette"  "Rational Recreations For Christm... See More  

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1827 Warren, Rhode Island Newspaper....

Item #213259

January 06, 1827

NORTHERN STAR, AND WARREN AND BRISTOL GAZETTE, Warren, Rhode Island, January 6, 1827

* 1827 Warren Rhode Island

* Original Newspaper

Has general news of the day including: "Florida Lands" "Congress" "To The Unmarried" and more. Many interesting advertisements as well.

A Volume I issue of this uncommon title from the Ocean State. Lite margin staining, otherw
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Thomas Jefferson in 1827.....

Item #220150

January 03, 1827

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 3, 1827.


* Thomas Jefferson family relief plan

A page 3 item says: The legislature of South Carolina has passed a resolution, appropriating ten thousand dollars of six percent stock, redeemable in 1850, for the relief of the family of THOMAS JEFFERSON. The resolution in the Senate had but three negatives, and in the House of Representatives it pa
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Critical thoughts on Mordecai Noah's plans for a Jewish homeland...

Item #682107

January 21, 1826

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

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Item #206437

January 20, 1826

THE STATESMAN, N.Y., Jan. 20, 1826 A somewhat uncommon title containing general news and content, and ads. Lite fold rubbing on the ftpg., has a bit of stray writing in the right margin of the ftpg., some lite foxing.

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Commenting on the Maryland "Jew Bill"...

Item #667762

January 14, 1826

THE NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  Jan. 14, 1826 

* Maryland Jew Bill becomes law

Under the heading "Maryland" is a very nice, editorialized report acknowledging the very recent approval of the "Jew Bill" which allowed--for the first time--Jews to hold public office in the state of Maryland.

The report reads in part: "The affairs of our state begin to... See More  

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Holiday Carrier's Address....

Item #206698

January 09, 1826

NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT & STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Jan. 9, 1826 The front page has: " The Post Boy To The Patrons Of The N.H. Patriot & State Gazette". Bit of lite fold wear and two minor foxing spots in this content, spine is a bit irregular, occasional foxing.

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U.S. & The Russias treaty in 1825....

Item #219535

January 19, 1825

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 19, 1825.


* Treaty between U.S and Russia
* James Monroe

Page 2 has A Proclamation announcing a Convention between the U.S. and the Emperor of all the Russias. Includes the text of the Convention, signed in type: James Monroe. Other news of the day includes: "South Boston Bridge" "Harvard University" and mopre. 4 pages in good condition.
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Item #221092

January 08, 1825

Baltimore Patriot and Mercantile Advertiser, Baltimore, MD, January 8, 1825.  (print only)

The is a advertisement print for a coach line and steam boat and also features the paper's masthead information. The print size is approximately 2.25 x 5.5 inches and the overall matted size approximately is 7.25 x 10.5 inches. The matting color is a medium shade of green/grey color.... See More  

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Richard Rush and the Annual Treasury Report...

Item #558603

January 04, 1825

MIDDLESEX GAZETTE, Middletown, Connecticut, January 4, 1825  The Annual Treasury Report" begins on the front page & concludes on page 2, signed in type: Richard Rush.

A page 3 report says: "A fire broke out in the Capitol, at Washington City, on Thursday night of last week, which destroyed a small part of the library...", plus mention that it was extinguished by some citiz... See More  

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Carrier's Address To Patrons...

Item #208700

January 05, 1824

NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT & STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Jan. 5, 1824 The front page has: The Post Boys Address To The Patrons of the New Hampshire Patriot and State Gazette. Takes 2 1/3 columns. Hole affects two words in the address, bit of lite fold foxing.

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1824 Circus...

Item #220105

January 03, 1824



* Circus Notice

On page 3 under Circus are details about the performances, including the grand equestrian melodrama of Timour The Tartar. Other news of the day includes: "Mr. Booth", "Daring Attempt at Robbery", "Another Circus", and more. Other ads as well. Lite staining in the upper left corner, some lite foxi
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Bellows Falls, Vermont in 1823...

Item #597483

January 20, 1823

BELLOWS FALLS INTELLIGENCER, Vermont, January 20, 1823  This newspaper has news of the day, topical articles and a few advertisements. An uncommon title.
Complete in four pages, untrimmed, in good condition.

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A new synagogue in Philadelphia...

Item #585081

January 04, 1823

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 4, 1823

* Jewish synagogue in Philadelphia

Page 3 has an article which begins: "The Jews are building a new synagogue at Philadelphia--it is now under roof. In the south east corner stone was deposited the coins of the country, and a plate with the following inscription..." with more.

There is also much reporting from  Congress.

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Jefferson City becomes the capital of Missouri... Benefits for Revolutionary War veterans...

Item #667253

February 23, 1822

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 23, 1822 

* Jefferson City, Missouri becomes capital

* American Revolutionary War veterans

Inside has a report headed: "Mexico" which begins: "The direct news from Mexico...is that the whole kingdom has declared independence & sworn to maintain it...A provisional government is in operation & in the latter part of the m... See More  

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Presidential Candidates... 1820 Census...

Item #572890

January 26, 1822

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 26, 1822  Inside the issue is a report "Next President"... "Pretty work for eight dollars a day!" This article is approximately one full page and includes the names of the those put forth as candidates. The front page and another page inside the issue is reporting on "The Census". Other news of the government and of day... See More  

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Carrier's Address in 1822...

Item #219825

January 16, 1822

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, MA, dated Jan. 16, 1822.


* Carrier's Address in 1822

* New Year's

The back page has a full column poem: New-Years Address Of The Carriers Of The Columbian Centinel, To Its Patrons, January 1, 1822. News of day includes: "More Piracy" "Another Mail Robbery" "Indian Department" and more. Several advertisements as well. 4 pages in good condition.
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Mexico's independence in 1821...

Item #665138

January 05, 1822

FARMERS' CABINET, Amherst, New Hampshire, Jan. 5, 1822 

* Mexican War of Independence ends w/ Spain

Page 2 has a very historic report announcing the independence of Mexico: "MEXICO INDEPENDENCE" with the report noting in part: "...the following article from a letter dated 'Mexico, Sept. 28, 1821. The general (Iturbide) entered this city yesterday at the head of 2,... See More  

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Item #151662

January 12, 1821

NEW ENGLAND GALAXY newspaper from Boston dated Jan. 12, 1821. More than half of the front page is taken up with the "Address Of The Carriers of the New England Galaxy". Also on the ftpg: "Pitcairn's Island". Various news of the day inside and ads as well. This is the complete, 4 page issue in nice condition save for various foxing.

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Historic announcement of the death of King George III...

Item #653338

January 31, 1820


* George III of the United Kingdom

* Death - best title to be had ?

A very historic report of the death of the King with the ftpg. beginning with the announcement datelined: "Whitehall, January 31, 1820". The text begins: "On Saturday afternoon at thirty-five minutes past eight o'clock, our late Most Gracious Sove... See More  

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Mourning for the death of King George III's son...

Item #648666

January 29, 1820

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 29, 1820  The front page is black-bordered for the death of the 4th son of King George III. The ftpg. begins with: "Orders for the Court's going into mourning on the Sunday next...for His late Royal Highness the Duke of Kent & Strathern, fourth son of His Majesty...The Ladies to wear black bombazines...The gentlemen to wear black cloth..." w... See More  

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Exploring the Yellowstone... Westward expansion...

Item #626193

January 15, 1820

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

* Early report on exploring the Yellowstone

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

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Exploring the Yellowstone... Westward expansion...

Item #685014

January 15, 1820

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

* Yellowstone expedition - American frontier

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

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Yellowstone Expedition In 1820...

Item #212443

January 14, 1820

CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Jan. 14, 1820 Pg. 3 has news about Yellow Stone Expedition noting the arrivals of Cols. Atkinson Chambers, Major Biddle, Capts. Smith and Carney at St. Louis, plus a few more details and word about the arrival of other personnel. Other news of the day includes: "Kentucky" "The Vermont Murder" "Restriction Of Slavery" and much more. Some lite staining in unrelated con... See More  

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Yellowstone Expedition...

Item #207125

January 09, 1819

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, MA, Jan. 9, 1819 A pg. 2 report from "Kentucky" says that Col. Johnson is preparing two steam boats to ascend the Missouri in the spring, with troops and provisions to the Yellowstone River. Mentions that the expedition group is building a fort at Cow Island 400 miles above St. Louis, that the Indians exhibit a "hostile disposition" and that they cannot proceed withou... See More  

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Very early advertisement for a guitar...

Item #151073

January 31, 1818

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 31, 1818  This issue contains on the back page a rather small, classified-type ad with a small heading: "GUITAR" with the text of the ad reading: "For sale cheap--a new, elegant and superior toned English Guitar, together with instruction book, strings, etc. Inquire at the Centinel Counting Room".

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Very early guitar advertisement... Gaines fights the Indians...

Item #665090

January 31, 1818

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 31, 1818  The back page a rather small ad with a small heading: "GUITAR" reading: "For sale cheap--a new, elegant and superior toned English Guitar, together with instruction book, strings, etc. Inquire at the Centinel Counting Room".

Have you ever seen an earlier ad for a guitar?

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Letter by Abigail Adams... Court martial of John Heath...

Item #664938

January 31, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 31, 1818  Page 3 has a letter signed in tpe by the wife of John Adams; Abigail Adams, in which she complains to the publisher of the newspaper about an article on how guests at the White House were received in "The Drawing Rooms". There is a lengthy "Reply to Mrs. Adams" being an apology, signed in type: H. Niles. Rare to find le... See More  

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Changing the American Flag in 1818...

Item #666100

January 24, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 24, 1818

Featured in this issue is report on the talks re: changing the American flag.

News of the day from through both the United States and the world is found throughout.

Complete in 16 page, nice condition. See images for details.

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Thomas Jefferson on African colonization...

Item #654199

April 19, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 19, 1817 

* President Thomas Jefferson

* African American colonization

The most interesting article is: "African Colonization" which is introduced by: "The following is an extract of a letter written by Thomas Jefferson..." datelined at Monticello, Jan. 21, 1811, and signed by him in type: Thomas Jefferson.

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Changing the United States flag...

Item #587732

January 16, 1817

BOSTON COMMERCIAL GAZETTE, Boston, Massachusetts, Jan. 16, 1817 

* United States flag changing

Page 2 has a brief yet very significant report on the creation of the United States flag, headed: "Star Spangled Banner" and including: "The flag of the United States is to be altered--The stripes are to be reduced permanently to their original number of thirteen; but the stars ... See More  

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Item #548903

January 08, 1817

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, January 8, 1817

* Hamilton College, Clinton, New York

* Reverend Dr. Azel Backus

Among the page 2 "Deaths" is one that reads: "At his residence at Hamilton College, in New-York State, after a...severe attack of the fever, The Reverend Doctor Backus, President of that Institution....[he] was universally considered...one of the most em... See More  

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Jefferson and Adams on war...

Item #680404

July 13, 1816

ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, July 13, 1816 

* Thomas Jefferson and John Adams

* Letters re. war

The front page has a column taken up with a discussion concerning thoughts on war, mostly being: "Mr. Jefferson's Answer" to the topic, datelined at "Monticello, Jan. 29, 1816" and signed by him in type: Th. Jefferson. The top pf pg. 2 has: "Mr. Adams... See More  

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1816 United States Canada border....

Item #217427

January 22, 1816



* United States & Canada border

* General Peter Porter

A page 2 report states that John Holmes of Maine and General Peter Porter of New York were appointed commissioners by the President and Congress ...under the late treaty with Great-Britain, to settle the boundary between the United States and the British Provinces. Other news of th
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Item #151591

January 08, 1816

CONNECTICUT MIRROR, Hartford, Jan. 8, 1816 Taking 2 columns on pg. 2 is: "The Close Of Revolution And The Close Of The Year. Addressed To The Readers Of The Connecticut Mirror" being the carrier's address. Good.

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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.

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Naval battles of the War of 1812...

Item #651261

January 06, 1816

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 6, 1816  Perhaps the best content in this issue is the very nice full page chart headed: "NAVAL BATTLES" which lists the various naval actions of the War of 1812, with columns headed "Action Between" "When" "Where fought" "Commander's Name" and several more (see). This chart includes a great wealth of c... See More  

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Battle Of Waterloo...

Item #680821
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Supplement issue for the January-June volume, 1815

* Battle of Waterloo - Belgium

* Duke of Wellington vs. Napoleon I

This "Supplement" issue reports one of the more notable military events in European history, the battle of Waterloo in which Napoleon Buonparte was defeated by England's Duke of Wellington. And terrific to have this in a Br... See More  

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Napoleon escapes from Elba & returns to lead France... British account of the Battle of New Orleans...

Item #650288

May 13, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 13, 1815  Beginning at the bottom of the front page & taking all of pages 2, 3 & 4 are the British reports of the Battle of New Orleans and the after-effects, including two lengthy letters each signed by John Lambert, one of the British generals. Included at the end is more than half of page of the: "Names of officers killed, wounded &am... See More  

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

Item #685531

January 21, 1815

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

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Seducing the youth to join the military...

Item #680587

January 20, 1815

THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, Jan. 20, 1815  Page 3 has an interesting article on the unfortunate practice of the: "Seduction Of Youth" into the military, as the article is headed. It notes a recruiting advertisement mentioning: "The youthful hero whose patriotism & ardor has heretofore been restrained by the rigid laws of the state can now...joining said regiment without t... See More  

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Huge list of naval captures, etc...

Item #599948

January 07, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 7, 1815 

* War of 1812

* United States Navy

Included are nearly 4 pages of: "American Prices" continued from an early report, being a very lengthy list of ships, with an introductory sentence: "These lists only included such enemy vessels as safely arrive in our ports, or are sunk or burnt, or otherwise 'satisfactorily'... See More  

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Huge list of naval captures, etc...

Item #638187

January 07, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 7, 1815  Included are nearly 4 pages of: "American Prices" continued from an early report, being a very lengthy list of ships, with an introductory sentence: "These lists only included such enemy vessels as safely arrive in our ports, or are sunk or burnt, or otherwise 'satisfactorily' accounted for...".

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