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620592

Group of five news-worthy issues from 1849...

Item #620592

July 26, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., a lot of 5 issues from 1849. Although I find no Gold Rush content, there are articles of interesting from the period such as Indian reports, etc. Not "generic" issues but issues with content yet not worthy of individual sale.

Four pages each, nice condition.

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$29.00
616491

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

Item #616491

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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615527

Naples is captured by the Austrians...

Item #615527

May 16, 1821

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C.., May 16, 1821  The front page has historic content on the history of Italy with the top of the page: "The Fate Of Naples Decided!" and within the article is: "...The papers announce the important fact that the Neapolitians have FAILED IN THEIR ATTEMPT TO ESTABLISH A FREE GOVERNMENT! They have signed a convention with the Austrians &... See More  

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614072

Sackett's Harbor & Milledgeville...

Item #614072

August 24, 1813

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington City, Aug. 24, 1813  The front page has: "Latest From Lake Ontario" which has an: "Extract of a Letter from a Gentleman at Sackett's Harbor..." "Indian News" datelined from Milledgeville; "Report of the Big Warrior to Colonel Hawkins" "Croghan's Gallant Feat - Further Particulars".

Inside has 3 Acts ... See More  

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613320

On the Astor Place Riot...

Item #613320

May 15, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 15, 1849 



* Astor Opera House

* The Tragedy of Macbeth




Page 3 has a follow-up report on the Astor Place Riot  headed: "The Late Riots at New York" and "The Events of Thursday Night", the report taking 1 1/2 columns and carrying over to take most of the back page.

The back page has a small report; "The Gold Dol... See More  

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611422

Very early boxing...

Item #611422

July 30, 1811

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, July 30, 1811



* Tom "The Moor" Molineaux

* African-American bare-knuckle boxer




Page 3 has a one paragraph report about a boxing match near London between Molineux, the famous black man from New York, and a young Englishman named Rimmer. The report states in part: "...In the course of 15 minutes the black pounded his antagonist most tremendo... See More  

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611282

Details of a slave case brought to trial...

Item #611282

October 26, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 26, 1848  The top of page 3 has an article: "Important Slave Case Decision" which begins: "The Case of Lewis Pierrie, alleged to be the slave of Robert Tilghman of New Orleans, came up again before Judge King..." followed by much detail concerning the case (see).

Four pages, nice condition.

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610839

Slave ad... Texas and the United States government...

Item #610839

May 10, 1836

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 10, 1836  The middle of the front page has a detailed ad headed: "100 Dollars Reward" for a runaway: "...Negro Man named NED, about six feet high, dark copper color..."with additional descriptions (see). Page 3 has nearly two column concerning Texas beginning: "The Texian subject has assumed an aspect entirely new as... See More  

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604432

The small towns of Los Angeles and San Diego...

Item #604432

July 04, 1850

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 4, 1850  The front page is entirely taken up with reporting on the: "Debate In The Senate - The Compromise Bill" which happens to contain a interesting tidbit speaking of the size of what are now two of the largest cities in California: "...But again, Mr. President...I compare two towns for the purpose of illustrating that fact. Lo... See More  

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603280

Life of Paul Revere... Gold in California...

Item #603280

September 03, 1850

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 3, 1850 



* California gold rush producing



The back page has more than half a column taken up with: "Paul "Revere" which has much on his life (see photos). Also: "California" which is a letter from San Francisco, June 1, 1850 which includes: "...beg...your attention to a regulation...prohibiting the importation... See More  

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603101

Work of Commodore Chauncey... More on the war...

Item #603101

October 13, 1814

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 13, 1814  The first column has 2 letters from Commodore Chauncey to the Secretary of the Navy concerning his actions in the Great Lakes (see). Also on the ftpg: "Fort Bowyer", a short-lived earthen fort in Mobile Bay which successful held off the British in September.

Page 2w has: "From the Western Waters" and "Skirmish ... See More  

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602541

Report on the Mormon colony in Utah...

Item #602541

January 08, 1850

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 8, 1850 



* Mormons - Mormonism

* Early Salt Lake City, Utah




The front page has: "From The Valley Of Salt Lake" which is an early report on the Mormons at their new home. Bits include: "...states that the Mormon colony at the Valley of the Salt Lake was in a prosperous and happy condition. The crops had been abundant...The Mo... See More  

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598610

Discussion Taylor's inaugural address...

Item #598610

March 10, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 10, 1849  The first column of the front page has the reviews of six newspapers on "The Inaugural Address" of President Taylor, with many diverse comments (see). Also on the ftpg. is a lengthy: "List of Cadet Appointments for 1849" listed by state, and includes "John Hood" from Kentucky, who would become a famous Con... See More  

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598609

Discussion Taylor's inaugural address...

Item #598609

March 10, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 10, 1849 



* President Zachary Taylor

* John Bell Hood




The first column of the front page has the reviews of six newspapers on "The Inaugural Address" of President Taylor, with many diverse comments (see). Also on the ftpg. is a lengthy: "List of Cadet Appointments for 1849" listed by state, and includes "John Hood... See More  

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596980

Discussion Taylor's inaugural address...

Item #596980

March 10, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 10, 1849 



* President Zachary Taylor

* John Bell Hood at West Point




The first column of the front page has the reviews of six newspapers on "The Inaugural Address" of President Taylor, with many diverse comments (see photos). Also on the ftpg. is a lengthy: "List of Cadet Appointments for 1849" listed by state, and inc... See More  

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596184

When Abraham Lincoln was an unknown...

Item #596184

June 20, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 20, 1848 



* Early in Abraham Lincoln's political career



This newspaper contains on page 2 & 3 reports from the "House of Representatives" and includes the results of votes concerning the "Memorial of Chicago Convention". Within the "Yeas" lists on the vote is "Lincoln", this being Abraham Linc... See More  

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595258

Latest from the Mormon country...

Item #595258

February 02, 1858

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 2, 1858  Page 3 has: "Latest News From Utah" which  is a report from Camp Scott noting: "...all hands engaged making comfortable for the winter...Plenty of good grass and buffalo very fat...Mormons continuing to fortify between army and Salt Lake..." & more (see).

Four pages, great condition.

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595145

James Madison and Wellington...

Item #595145

July 13, 1811

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington City, July 13, 1811  Pages 2 and 3 contain three documents, each signed in type by the President: James Madison (see for portions). Also a lengthy letter on the: "Battle of Agueda" signed by: Wellington.

Four page, never bound nor trimmed, minor foxing near the top, nice condition.

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590278

Indian treaty... burning of Steamboat Erie...

Item #590278

December 04, 1841

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 4, 1841  The front page has: "Treaty with Wyandott Indians" which includes: "... the "Wyandott nation were assembled y the Chiefs in General Council o the 20th and 22d instant, to vote upon the question of selling to the United States all their lands in Ohio, and emigrant to the West. After two days and a part of  last ni... See More  

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588135

1811 James Madison...

Item #588135

January 12, 1811

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 12, 1811  As would be expected from this title, a considerable amount of reporting from Congress including all of pages 1 & 2. Pg. 3 has "An Act..." of Congress for the relief of distressed seamen, signed in type: James Madison (bit close-trimmed here: see). The back page has a "$100 Reward" ad for a runaway mulatto slave,... See More  

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572275

Early Niagara Falls tragedy...

Item #572275

May 24, 1851

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C. May 24, 1851 



* Niagara Falls (good & bad reports) 



This 4 page newspaper has a one column headline at the bottom of the front page: "THE FALLS OF NIAGARA" giving a short description of it's mighty splendor. (see)



Also a even smaller article at the bottom of page 3 is titled: "Accident At Niagara Falls"  whic... See More  

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571054

Cherokee Council... Ship Princeton...

Item #571054

February 13, 1844

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington (D.C.), February 13, 1844  The frontpage of this issue contains reports on "The United States Ship Princeton" which had left from Philadelphia having in tow the brig Caraccas, bound for Laguayra, however incurring difficulties due to ice. "The Cherokee Councill in session at Tah-le-quah" reported that it has adjourned after 100 days. This... See More  

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568098

Rare to see "slave" used in a runaway ad...

Item #568098

October 31, 1844

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, October 31, 1844



The ftpg. has a detailed notice offering a "Seven Hundred Dollars Reward" for "...the following slaves, to wit: Lewis, who calls himself Lewis Brawner....Daniel calls himself Daniel Paine....Charles calls himself Charles Mastin....Henry calls himself Henry Chapman....Also Gradison....One other negro fellow, Vincent ....O... See More  

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565239

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

Item #565239

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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563760

National Lord's Day Convention...

Item #563760

November 30, 1844

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., November 30, 1844



* National Lord's Day Convention

* Slave trade




On pg. 3 under "National Lord's Day Convention" is a report about the evening session of the convention, followed by a list of the resolutions that were adopted at the session held the next morning. Printing crease affects about eight words in one of the resolves. ... See More  

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563224

General Tom Thumb....

Item #563224

August 22, 1844

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., August 22 , 1844



* General Tom Thumb as a young boy

* P.T. Barnum circus attraction



Page 3 has a report about "Tom Thumb At Paris" that reads, in part:



* As it is the intention of Mr. Barnum to visit Paris with Tom Thumb....The General, having worn out Napoleon in England, he will there, in polite deference to French prejudice, ap... See More  

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562994

Copper discovered in Northern Michigan...

Item #562994

January 02, 1844

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, January 2, 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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562674

Abolition pamphlets burned in Missouri...

Item #562674

June 07, 1836

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., June 7, 1836



* Abolition

* Early Missouri (Palmyra MO)




Page 3 has a report from St. Louis about the "Burning of Abolition Pamphlets" in Marion County. The report states, in part that:



* ...considerable excitement was... produced by reports of the reception of boxes of abolition pamphlets in that quarter. Search was made, and two b... See More  

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561938

Mammoth Cave... new discoveries...

Item #561938

July 27, 1844

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., July 27, 1844



* Mammoth Cave in Kentucky

* Pre Civil War era



A page 3 report about the "Mammoth Cave" says: "Twenty-six large avenues and a third river, larger than those previously known, have recently been discovered in the Mammoth Cave. A sulphur spring of an excellent quality of water has also been found some miles within the cave.... See More  

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560147

Death of Christian Clemens...

Item #560147

September 06, 1844

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., September 6, 1844



* Mount Clemens MI founder death

* Christian Clemens



Among the "Deaths" listed on page 3 is one that says: "At Mount Clemens, Michigan, on the 25th ult., Hon. Christian Clemens..." & a bit more, plus mention that he founded "...the...flourishing village of Mount Clemens..."



Other news of ... See More  

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557538

A "steam-wagon" in 1860...

Item #557538

July 14, 1860

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 14, 1860



* Early steam wagon

* Pre civil war from our nation's capital




On page 2 under "Steam-Wagon In San Francisco" is a vivid account of a demonstration of a "steam-wagon" in San Francisco. The account also describes the steam-wagon in detail, mentioning that the vehicle "...weighs about ten tons. The driving w... See More  

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557500

Proposals sought for expanding the Capitol...

Item #557500

July 20, 1860

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 20, 1860 



* United States Capital building extension notice 

* Pre civil war original 

* From our Nation's captial 



A front page notice headed "United States Capitol Extension" states that proposals "...will be received...until noon...the 21st of August...for furnishing and putting up the iron ceilings of... See More  

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547685

Governor Simon Snyder... Runaway ad...

Item #547685

December 21, 1815

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, from Washington D.C., dated December 21, 1815.



* Pennsylvania Governor Simon Snyder



On pg. 2 under “Pennsylvania” is the “Governor’s Message”, signed in type: Simon Snyder. The back page has a reward ad for a runaway “Negro Man named David”.



Other news of the day includes: "Congress" "Banking Fraud" &quo... See More  

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221681

State House of Massachusetts....

Item #221681

June 19, 1856

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, June 19, 1856.

 

* Western cities described

* Pre civil war era




On the back page under The Great West is a lengthy extract from a lecture delivered by a gentleman from St. Louis to the State House of Massachusetts. Has many interesting facts and details about the cities and regions of the northwest, central west and far west. Good content! O
... See More  

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220060

Whiskey Manufacturing in 1856...

Item #220060

November 20, 1856

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Nov. 20, 1856.

 

* Manufacturing of whiskey

* Early Superior Wisconsin settlement




A page 3 report under Manufacture of Whiskey describes the large scale production of whiskey at Cincinnati. Another item says that Superior, Wisconsin, was first settled in 1854 and by January 1856 had a population of 500, and presently had 100 families cultivating
... See More  

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219931

United States Quakers in 1856....

Item #219931

June 26, 1856

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, June 26, 1856.

 

* U.S. Quakers meeting houses

* 19th century from the nation's capital




A front page item below the fold says the Quakers in the U.S. have a total of 715 meeting houses and an aggregate membership of 283,023, plus the number of meeting houses and members in Md., Wash., D.C., Va. and Pa., their favorite State. Other news of th
... See More  

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218009

Walk-in-the-Water Steamship in 1820....

Item #218009

June 24, 1820

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, June 24, 1820.

 

* 1st Steamship on Lake Erie

* Walk-in-the-Water reporting




A page 3 report from Buffalo states that: The Steam-Boat Walk-in-the-Water, left this place...for Mackina [sic], with a full freight and about 50 passengers....her freight consisted...of goods belonging to the American Fur Company, amounting in value of upwards of 100,000 dollars. Othe
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217618

Early Midwest prairies report...

Item #217618

July 01, 1820

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, July 1, 1820

 

* Early prairies of the Midwest report - Farmland fertile\



On page 3 under The Prairies Of The West is report describing the barren aspects of the prairies, but also mentions that the soil is extremely fertile. Other news of the day includes: "Debate On The Missouri Bill (Lengthy)" "Spain" and more. 4 pages in
... See More  

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217272

Barnburners Party...

Item #217272

August 15, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Aug. 15, 1848  The front page has a list of Marine Corps promotions made by President Polk. On pg. 3 under The Barnburner's Convention are the preamble and resolutions adopted at Buffalo by the Free-Soil Party. The Barnburners were the progressive faction of the Democratic Party and they opposed the extension of slavery, championing free soil, f
... See More  

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213279

1811 Edmund Charles Genet....

Item #213279

September 24, 1811

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Sept. 24, 1811.



* 1811 Edmund Charles Genet

* Original Newspaper




The front page has a letter: Comments On Armed Neutrality, By Edward C. Genet, a citizen of New-York, signed in type: Edmund Charles Genet. Other news of the day and several interesting advertisements. Two minor stray notations next to the masthead, a few foxing spots.
... See More  

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213212

1811 Samuel Chase Address....

Item #213212

August 03, 1811

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington City, Aug. 3, 1811.

 

* Samuel Chase Address

* 1811 Original Newspaper

* Complete




The front page has the Address of Samuel Chase, Esq. To his Constitutents, the voters of Anne Arundle county, on the right of Constituents to instruct their Representatives, signed in type: Samuel Chase. Other news of the day with advertisements. Subscribers n
... See More  

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212909

1811 Snake Bite Cure...

Item #212909

August 06, 1811

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Aug. 6, 1811



* 1811 Snake Bite Cure

* U.S. Frigate Constitution




The front page has a lengthy article: On The Cure Of Persons Bitten By Snakes. Brief item on pg. 2 says: The frigate Constitution sailed from Annapolis, bound to France, with Mr. Barlow, and others on board....



Other news of the day includes: "To The People of Maryland" "Insurrection and M
... See More  

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211009

Secretary of the Treasury's annual report...

Item #211009

December 10, 1811

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Dec. 10, 1811 The Official Statements, Extracted from the Annual Report of the Secretary of the Treasury takes two columns on the front page and almost four columns on pg. 2. Other news of the day and advertisements. First leaf has an archival mend to a small hole, bit of stray writing above the masthead.

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209166

Ocean steamers...

Item #209166

May 22, 1851

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, May 22, 1851. Page 2 report taking two columns and a bit more: Ocean Steamers The Rise, Progress and Condition of American Ocean Steam Navigation. News of the day. Small hole in the second leaf, otherwise in good condition. 4 pages.

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208931

General Wilkinson...

Item #208931

November 07, 1806

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER; AND WASHINGTON ADVERTISER, Nov. 7, 1806. A page 2 report from New Orleans says that Gen. Wilkinson will not resume his duties as governor of Upper Louisiana, and that he recommended Dr. Browne, a brother-in-law of Aaron Burr, to be his successor. Other news of the day. Topical report on pg. 3 about making Good Cider. Inked library stamp on the ftpg. & pg. 3.

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208711

Discovering lime...

Item #208711

May 03, 1851

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, May 3, 1851  On pg. 2 under Interesting And Important Discovery is a report discussing the discovery "...of and valuable mineral, Phosphate of Lime, occurring in large quantities in Hurdstown, near the...Morris Canal, in New Jersey..." and more.

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206985

African colonization... Artic expedition...

Item #206985

August 22, 1850

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Aug. 22, 1850  Pg. 3 has a letter to the editor: "On African Colonization". Under "Arctic Expedition" is a dispatch from Lieut. De Haven, commander of the U.S. expedition in search of Sir John Franklin.

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206974

Earth rotation study...

Item #206974

May 31, 1851

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, May 31, 1851  Ftpg. article: "To Make Artificial Marble And Stone". Also under "Communications" are three letters: "Rotary Motion Of The Earth" "M. Foucaults Demonstration Of The Earths Rotation" "Mr. Foucaults Experiment". Lite rubbing on the front page. 

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206902

Mississippi River...

Item #206902

May 01, 1851

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, May 1, 1851 Interesting correspondence on the front page under: "Travel On The Mississippi River" takes about 1/2 the column. Page 2 essay: "Means Of Compensating For The Scarcity Of Silver Coin". Bit of rubbing in unrelated content on the ftpg.

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206686

Siamese Twins Chang-Eng...

Item #206686

February 27, 1837

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Feb. 27, 1837 Ftpg. ad: "Last Day The Siamese Twin Brothers---CHANG-ENG...have fixed, Wednesday, March 1, as...their last day of...stay in this city...At The Globe Hotel...". Subscribers name written above the masthead.

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