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* William Wilberforce speaks before the British Parliament re: the slave trade
* Review of Supreme Court Justice John Marshall's "Life of Washington"
The back page has a discussion of the Slave Trade in the House of Commons - a portion which includes an impassioned response by William Wilberforce.
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Also present is a letter Alexander Petion, the 1st President of Hayti, to the "men of color" ... See More
* Rare Benjamin Rush mention
Page 4 of this issue has: "UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA", followed by a listing of all the universities Trustees including, "Benjamin Rush M.D. Professor of theory and practice of Phisick, and of Clinical Medicine".
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THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 26, 1935
* SS Mohawk shipwreck
* Ward Line ocean liner
* New Jersey coast collision
The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TWO INQUIRIES OPENED IN MOHAWK DISATER; OFFICERS ARE WITNESSES" with subheads.
Complete 1st section only with 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition.... See More
A great lot for a dealer or anyone wishing to begin a collection. An incredible value at under $2 per issue. If purchasing folders, we recommend purchasing at least 20 for this lot.
Niles' Register was a very famous, small-size newspaper which excellent political reporting--not surprising given its proximity to Washington, D.C.--in addition to carrying a wealth of news events from across the country. I
French & Indian War, Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, and the Gulf War.
The earliest two are British; all others ar... See More
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(4) A lot of 4 issues from Washington, D.C., all dated from the 1820's through 1850's - from four different titles. They contain a wealth of both political and non-political news from the early period of our federal capital. All are complete and in good condition. Some foxing & minimal wear, generally in nice condition. The issues shown are representative... See More