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663511

The dancing ghosts... A Chippewa legend...

Item #663511

September 11, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, September 11, 1849  Page three has the interesting Chippewa legend, "The Dancing Ghosts", which centers on their response to the Northern Lights phenomenon. The issue also contains much on the issue of slavery and Native Americans, as well as reports related to Westward Expansion.

Complete in four pages,with much political reporting, news of the ... See More  

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$60.00
662638

How to administer recently won California and New Mexico...

Item #662638

July 13, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 13, 1849  Page 3 has over a full column taken up with: "The Administration and California" which has much discussion on how California and New Mexico--recently won in the Mexican-American War--are to be administered.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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658836

Gallatin's famous work "Peace With Mexico"...

Item #658836

December 04, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 4, 1847  The entire page 2 and a portion of page 3 are taken up with a terrific article: "Peace With Mexico, by Albert Gallatin" a quite famous work. In it, former Congressman and Secretary of the Treasury Gallatin examines the annexation of Texas by the United States and the resulting war with Mexico.

Among the subheads are: &qu... See More  

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$58.00
658835

On Fremont's court martial trial for mutiny & insubordination...

Item #658835

November 29, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 29, 1847  The front page has a full column taken up with the detailed report of the: "Army Court Martial" trial of Col. John Fremont, which carries over to page 2 as well.

Fremont was convicted in court-martial for mutiny and insubordination over a conflict of who was the rightful military governor of California. After his senten... See More  

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658831

Fine content on the closing events of the Mexican War...

Item #658831

November 15, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 1847 



* Battle of Contreras & Churubusco

* Mexican War - Mexico




The front page has over a full column letter signed in type by Winfield Scott, headed: "Battles of Contreras and Churubusco - Report of Major General Scott" which offers tremendous detail on these military events from near the end of  the Mexican W... See More  

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658815

Historical perspective on the reason for the Mexican War...

Item #658815

October 02, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 2, 1847 



* Looking back at the origin of the Mexican War



Half of page 2 is taken up with a very lengthy article: "On The Origin of the War", referring  to the on-going Mexican-American War.

Much reporting from the war is on page 3 with: "Unwelcome News From Mexico" "Correspondence of the Mobile Herald&qu... See More  

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657900

Mexican War nears its end: Mexicans want to negotiate a peace...

Item #657900

September 29, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept, 29, 1847  Page 3 has much of a column taken up with fine report on the closing battles of the Mexican-American War, headed: "The Late Battles In Mexico". Near  the beginning is: "Our arms are again victorious, but at a fearful cost of life and blood...". The American army was advancing very close to Mexico City: &q... See More  

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657899

Reflecting upon the notable Battle of Buena Vista...

Item #657899

September 21, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 21, 1847 



* re. Battle of Buena Vista

* Mexican-American War




Page 3 contains a lengthy letter with details on the: "Battle Field of Buena Vista" actually fought in February. It was a signal victory for the Americans over a much larger Mexican Army.

Also on page 2: "From the Army of Gen. Taylor".

Four pages, ver... See More  

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657897

Terrific report as the Mexican War nears its end...

Item #657897

September 16, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 16, 1847 



* Battle for Mexico City

* General Winfield Scott victory

* Mexican-American War ending




Much of page 2 is taken up great & very detailed accounts of the final battles of the Mexican War before the Armistice, as General Scott advances upon Mexico City.

The page begins with column heads: "THE LATE VICTORIES IN MEX... See More  

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657896

Mexican War... D.C. properties up for sheriff sale...

Item #657896

September 15, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 15, 1847  All of pages 1 & 2 are taken up with a huge chart of "City Property To Be Sold For  Taxes", several on Pennsylvania Ave. Likely some now notable residences on the list.

Page 3 has some fine content on the Mexican War with: "From Buena Vista" and: "The Battle of Buena Vista" and; "Late ... See More  

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657895

Latest news from the Mexican War...

Item #657895

September 11, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 11, 1847  Page 3 contains several items relating to the Mexican War including:  "North Carolina Volunteers" "The Present Aspect of New Orleans" "The News form the Seat of War" which includes letters datelines from Orizaba, Vera Cruz and Jalapa with many reports taking over 1 1/2 columns.

Four pages, good... See More  

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657894

Several reports from the Mexican War...

Item #657894

September 01, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept 1, 1847  Page 2 has: "The State of the War in Mexico--Constructing a Government". Page 3 includes: "Latest From Tampico" with reports on the Mexican War, in addition to: "Departure of Troops" "General Pillow" which includes a letter datelines from Puebla, Mexico & another from New Orleans; "F... See More  

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657824

Much reporting on the Mexican War...

Item #657824

August 28, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 28, 1847  Page 2 has over a full column headed: "The Annexation - A Letter From Gen. Sam. Houston" signed by him in type: Sam. Houston.

Page 3 has nearly 2 columns of reports from the Mexican War headed: "Seven Days Later From Gen. Scott" which includes a lengthy letter datelines: "Camp at Bridge, 24 miles from Ver... See More  

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657823

Much on the Mexican War...

Item #657823

August 16, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 16, 1847  Fully half of page 3 is taken up with a great wealth of news from the Mexican War, all under the heading: "One Month Later From Gen. Scott".

With the reporting are various letters datelined: "U.S. Flagship Mississippi", "Headquarters of the Army" "Puebla, Mexico" and "Vera Cruz". ... See More  

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657768

Has General Winfield Scott entered Mexico City?

Item #657768

August 14, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 14, 1847 



* Occupation of Mexico City ?

* General Winfield Scott

* Mexican-American War




Page 3 has news from the Mexican War under the heading: "From The Rio Grande". This report focuses on whether General Winfield Scott had entered Mexico City, on letter noting: "It is rumored here for a week past that Gen. Scott had... See More  

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657766

The Mexican War: the capture of Tabasco... Early news on California...

Item #657766

July 30, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 30, 1847 



* Tabasco, Mexico captured

* Mexican-American War

* Matthew C. Perry




Fine content on the  Mexican War with page 2 having 1 1/2 columns taken up with a lengthy & detailed report headed: "The Capture of Tabasco" "Extract of a Letter from an Officer on Board the U.S. Steamer Spitfire at Tabasco".

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657728

Early fromm New Mexico... The Mexican War...

Item #657728

July 28, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 28, 1847  Page 3 has half a column concerning: "Interesting from Santa Fe" with early reports from the territory of New Mexico (see). Also a report: "California Affairs--A letter dated Monterey, Feb. 1" talks of setting up the government there.

There are reports on the Mexican War under: "On the Progress of the War... See More  

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657727

The Mexican War...

Item #657727

July 23, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 23, 1847 



* Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna



Page 3 has reports on the Mexican War with items headed; "Official" "Important From Mexico", this latter report taking a full column which includes a report from Santa Anna noting: "...The army of the enemy being upon the eve of moving upon this capital with a view to at... See More  

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657724

Mexican War, and Monterey to be the capital of California...

Item #657724

July 16, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 16, 1847  Page 3 has nearly two columns of reports from the Mexican War with a column headed: "Important From Mexico" "Latest from the Army of General Scott" which includes two letters form Puebla, Mexico, and one from Vera Cruz. Much detail.

Also a column headed: "From California which takes over a full column on ... See More  

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657723

Much on the Mexican War...

Item #657723

July 10, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 10, 1847  Page 5 has several reports concerning the Mexican War, with items headed: "Later From Mexico" "Another Letter From Gen. Taylor" "From the California Expedition". The first article has several subheads including: "More Guerrillas" "Mexican Correspondence Intercepted" "Gen. Scot... See More  

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657721

The Mexican War... Lake Superior described...

Item #657721

July 08, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 8, 1847  Page 3 has several items on the Mexican war with a column headed: "The News From Mexico" which includes in part: "...no longer doubtful that Gen. Scott's march upon the capital will be disputed with no inconsiderable determination--for Mexicans. It is supposed that he will be resisted, in force, at three several ... See More  

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657711

Disgusted with the hardships at the California gold diggings...

Item #657711

September 17, 1849

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



* California gold rush hardships



Page 3 has: "Items From California and Panama" which begins with a discouraging report: "Nearly all the American passengers by the Empire City are returning from the mines, disgusted with the life of extreme toil & hardship which must be endured there..." and continue... See More  

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657710

California items... Fight with Apache Indians...

Item #657710

September 21, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 21, 1849  Page 3 has nearly half a column headed: "California Items" which primarily discusses the cost of items and the troubles in maintaining commerce in California.

Page 2 also has; "Latest From Santa Fe" which includes a letter from Los Vegas, N.M. detailing a fight between US. troops and a party of Apache Indians... See More  

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657709

Good news from the California Gold Rush... The city of the Mormons...

Item #657709

October 03, 1849

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



* California gold rush - 49ers

* Mormons at Salt Lake City




Page 3 begins with a nearly half column article headed; "Sixteen Days Later From California" which begins: "The news from the mines is of a quite glowing character: the yield of gold was steady & though there was, as a matter of course, much disapp... See More  

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657708

Details on those heading to the California gold regions...

Item #657708

October 05, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 5, 1849 



* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners




Page 3 has half a column headed: "The California Emigration" which begins: "The emigration to California from the Atlantic States is still going on steadily...In some places new associations are forming for the gold regions..." with more. Included is a nice... See More  

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657707

Great reports from the California gold region...

Item #657707

October 12, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 12, 1849  Page 2 begins with: "Scenes In The Pacific" which reports on the arrival of Captain Fremont at Monterey, California in 1846.

Page 2 has over half a column headed: "The California Mines" which has many accounts of how much gold is being discovered--fine reading. Then a nice article headed; "Botanical Treas... See More  

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657704

Terrific & lengthy account from the California gold regions...

Item #657704

October 20, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 20, 1849 



* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners




Page 3 has a terrific, nearly full column report headed: "The California Gold Region" which has much detail and fascinating accounts. Its begins: "It is now nearly two years since the discovery of the gold mines in this country...". there is too much fine ... See More  

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657700

California works on its Constitution... Col. Fremont and his trip to California...

Item #657700

November 15, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 1849  Page 3 has over a full column taken up with: "the California Convention" which has much reporting on the efforts towards creating a state constitution so California can join the Union.

Also on pg. 2: "Personal News From California" is a great & very detailed letter explaining a trip to California, led by C... See More  

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657697

Terrific reports from California, and the gold fields...

Item #657697

November 13, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1849 



* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners




Page 3 has a wealth of reporting from California including: "Important From California" which takes over a full column and deals with the efforts to create a constitution so they can join the Union. One paragraph begins: "A Bill of Rights precedes the Constitut... See More  

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657633

Discouraging report from the California gold diggings...

Item #657633

November 19, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 19, 1849 



* California gold rush

* Hardships for 49ers




Page 3 has an article: "Gold Digging" which includes a very good letter on the details, including: "The suffering from heat is almost incredible...The changes from heat to cold are very sudden & prejudicial to health. Much sickness prevailed at Sacramento...Bo... See More  

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657631

Getting the mail to the California gold diggers...

Item #657631

November 23, 1849

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

Four pages, very nice condition.

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657630

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

Item #657630

November 24, 1849

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



* California gold rush fever

* 49ers hearing of hardships




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

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657629

Number of California gold diggers...

Item #657629

November 28, 1849

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



* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners




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

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657628

Dismal report from the gold miners...

Item #657628

December 07, 1849

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



* California gold rush hardships



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

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657627

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

Item #657627

December 08, 1849

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

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657625

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

Item #657625

December 11, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Dec. 11, 1849 



* California Republic for statehood ?

* Early Hawaii relations w/ America




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

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657624

Creating the first state seal for California...

Item #657624

December 14, 1849

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



* Great Seal of California



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

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657392

When Abraham Lincoln was an unknown...

Item #657392

July 25, 1848

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



* Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career



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

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657383

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

Item #657383

July 25, 1849

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



* California gold rush

* Slave ship captured




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

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

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657380

Events in California...

Item #657380

August 01, 1849

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

Four pages, nice condition.

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$28.00
657379

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

Item #657379

August 02, 1849

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



* California gold rush



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

Page 3 has: Califor... See More  

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657349

Hardships on the way to California...

Item #657349

August 09, 1849

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



* California gold rush



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

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657346

Pestilence on the Plains...

Item #657346

August 11, 1849

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

Four pages, very nice condition.

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657302

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

Item #657302

December 11, 1847

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

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

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$128.00
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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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
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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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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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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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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