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674102

Eli Whitney invents the cotton gin...

Item #674102

May 23, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, May 23, 1818 



* Inventor Eli Whitney

* Cotton Gin invention




An extremely significant back page report is headed: "Labor Saving Machinery" includes: "There is now annually raised...with Mr. Whitney's machine, about one hundred millions of pounds of short staple cotton. To pick that quality by hand...before his invention... See More  

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672955

Samuel Morse and his telegraph invention...

Item #672955

December 24, 1842

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 24, 1842 



* Samuel Morse

* Telegraph invented




The bottom of the back page has a report headed: "Electro Magnetic Telegraph" which includes: "...states that S. F. B. Morse, of New York, is now exhibiting to committees appointed by congress to examine the subject, his invention by which two persons, however distant, may convers... See More  

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672152

Deciding how we change the United States flag...

Item #672152

January 11, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 11, 1817  The most notable report is the article headed: "Flag of the United States" which is a full column report on altering it, portions including: "...The original flag of the United States was composed of 13 stripes & 13 stars...On the 13th of Jan. 1794 after two new states had been admitted into the union, the national legis... See More  

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672068

War is declared, beginning the War of 1812...

Item #672068

June 20, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 20, 1812  An inside page has a lengthy: "Declaration of War" which takes over 1 1/2 columns and is signed in type by the President: James Madison. This is followed by related reporting from the "Committee on foreign relations..." which takes over 2 pages. And on the back page is the formal Act of Congress declaring war against England, ... See More  

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671750

1851 Sandusky, Ohio....

Item #671750

September 15, 1851

SANDUSKY WEEKLY REGISTER, Ohio, Sept. 15, 1851



* Erie County

* Uncommon title




This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with a few advertisements. Located in Northern Ohio, Sandusky is situated along the shores of Lake Erie.

Complete, measures 26 x 19 inches, some wear at the folds, generally good.

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671709

Texas, Mexico & Santa Anna...

Item #671709

March 26, 1842

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, March 26, 1842  Beginning on the front page and carrying over to pages 2 and 3 is an article headed: "Texas And Mexico". This concerns the trouble between the two and notes the Mexican perspective near the beginning: "...already by alternate threats & promises they attempt to drive us Mexicans to a renunciation of our rights, and to&... See More  

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671557

Jim Bowie draws national attention: the Sandbar fight...

Item #671557

November 17, 1827

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 17, 1827 



* James - Jim Bowie

* Texas folk hero

* The Sandbar fight

* Battle of the Alamo fame




A hero of the Battle of the Alamo some nine years later first drew national attention for his involvement in the Sandbar fight in Mississippi. The Sandbar Fight was a Sept. 19 brawl featuring Jim Bowie which first showcased his knife, which later ... See More  

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671543

War is declared, beginning the War of 1812...

Item #671543

June 20, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 20, 1812  An inside page has a lengthy: "Declaration of War" which takes over 1 1/2 columns and is signed in type by the President: James Madison. This is followed by related reporting from the "Committee on foreign relations..." which takes over 2 pages. And on the back page is the formal Act of Congress declaring war against England, ... See More  

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671464

First boat to traverse the new Erie Canal...

Item #671464

November 05, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 5, 1825  Perhaps the most notable event reported is headed: "FROM BUFFALO" which tells of the first vessel--The Seneca Chief--to traverse the new Erie Canal. Although brief, the event was quite historic.

Other news found within include an early American execution, cannibalism, a mention of German-Jews, a letter from John Quincy Adams, The... See More  

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671439

Sam Houston & Jim Bowie...

Item #671439

March 19, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER Baltimore, March 19, 1836  The front page has a brief item noting: "The people of Texas are divided among themselves, and, it is said, that gen. Samuel Houston and col. James Bowie have been displaced from their commands in the army." Nice to have mention of both Houston & Bowie on the front page.

Another lengthier report on page 3 is headed: &qu... See More  

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671437

Texas...

Item #671437

January 04, 1834

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 4, 1834  Inside has an item on: "Texas" concerning S. T. Austin, delegated to represent the affairs of Texas at the city of Mexico, and noting: "...that it was expected Texas would soon be admitted into the union as one of the Mexican states..." with a bit more. Much reporting from Congress.

Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches,... See More  

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671432

President Andrew Jackson on the independence of Texas...

Item #671432

December 31, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 31, 1836  Pages 3 & 4 contain a message from the President to Congress headed: "United States And Texas" in which he reviews the situation in Texas and its independence. A few bits include: "...No steps have been taken by the executive towards the acknowledgment of the independence of Texas...The Acknowledgment of a new state as i... See More  

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671428

Texas... Trouble on Wall Street...

Item #671428

December 14, 1844

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 14, 1844  The back page features a report on the "Annexation of Texas" which begins: "On the 10th instant Senator McDuffie, introduced into the United States senate joint resolutions for the annexation of Texas to the Union, corresponding with the project of the treaty for that purpose rejected at the last session  by the senat... See More  

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671427

Latest news from Texas, and the situation with Santa Ana...

Item #671427

December 03, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 3, 1836  The ftpg. has most of a column taken up with the latest reports from: "Texas" which includes: "...discussion on the liberation of gen. Santa Ana had taken place  in congress, but it was resolved, by a large majority, to retain him as a prisoner for some time to come..." and then also: "Santa Ana & Almonte h... See More  

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671419

Death & funeral ceremonies of Andrew Jackson...

Item #671419

July 05, 1845

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 5, 1845  Near the back are several pages on the death & funeral of President Andrew Jackson, including: "Honors to Ex-President Jackson" which begins: "At the city of Washington the funeral ceremonies were observed on the 27th...". Also: "Mr. Webster's Remarks" and "Account of Gen. Jackson's Last Mome... See More  

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671333

Detailed history on the troubles in the Mediterranean...

Item #671333

April 27, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 27, 1816  The first 4 pages are almost entirely taken up with: "Naval History - Account of the Operations of the American Squadron under Commodore Decatur, Against Algiers, Tunis, and Tripoli", in their region where there had been on-going problems with piracy.

This is followed by 1 1/2 pages on: "The Mediterranean" being a det... See More  

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671059

Constitution for the new state of Alabama...

Item #671059

September 18, 1819

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, A consecutive pair of issues dated Sept. 18 and 25, 1819 



* New state of Alabama Constitution



Typically, prior to formally becoming a state of the union a territorial government needs to create and approve a Constitution that would not be in conflict with the federal Constitution.

Printed in these two issues in its entirety is the "Constituti... See More  

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670984

Creating a Jewish city in the Niagara River...

Item #670984

September 24, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 24, 1825 



* Jewish city creation

* Grand Island, New York

* Niagara River




One of the articles on an inside page reads in its entirety: "The ceremony of laying the corner stone, of what is to be a city of the Jews, on Grand Island, N.Y. took place on the 14th instant, and Mr. Noah, editor of the New York National Advocate, governor and ... See More  

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670788

The Maryland "Jew Bill" is finally passed...

Item #670788

March 19, 1825

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 19, 1825  The prime content in this issue is the page 2 report from "Maryland" noting three acts which have passed the legislature, the first & most significant being the Jew Bill, which for many years had been attempted before finally being approved in 1825. The text of the bill includes: "Be it enacted by the general assembly of Maryl... See More  

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669435

Thomas Jefferson letter on creating the University of Virginia...

Item #669435

December 15, 1821

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, December 15, 1821 



* Thomas Jefferson on founding the University of Virginia



Perhaps the best item in this issue is the nice & lengthy letter under the heading: "University of Virginia", signed by him in type: Th. Jefferson, as Rector of the University of Virginia. It was this letter that sets out the founding of this insti... See More  

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669361

The Amistad slave ship trial...

Item #669361

May 09, 1840

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 9, 1840 



* African slaves

* La Amistad trial




The top of the back page has a report with a small heading: "The Amistad" which discusses an appeal, and that the court affirmed the decree, and that it would be appealed to the Supreme Court. It concludes: "...The Africans must therefore remain in jail until next January."&nbs... See More  

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667762

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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667308

Deaths & funerals of Jefferson and Adams...

Item #667308

July 29, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 29, 1826  The front page has some editorial comment concerning the recent deaths of both John Adams and Thomas Jefferson on the 50th anniversary of the 4th of July, taking over half of the page. Additional items are on the inside pages headed: "Adams and Jefferson" and "Honor To The Illustrious Dead!" with various reports on the ... See More  

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667272

Early Ulysses S. Grant well before he was famous... Assaults upon the Mormons...

Item #667272

July 20, 1839

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 20, 1839  A fascinating and extremely early mention of Ulysses S. Grant, as the front page contains a "...list of cadets admitted into the institution in June last:..." and what follows are those admitted from each of the states amongst including: "Ohio--Robert Hazlett, Ulysses S. Grant, Wm. F. Raynolds...".

Grant would gr
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667262

The trade in slavery... Executed as pirates...

Item #667262

June 17, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 17, 1820  An inside page has a nearly two page article titled: "The Slave Trade" which has some fascinating details of the discovery of slave ships, some of the text including: "...I do further declare that the state in which these unfortunate creatures were found is shocking to every principle of humanity, seventeen men shackled toge... See More  

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667261

Battle of Tippecanoe... Little Belt Affair...

Item #667261

November 30, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 30, 1811  The prime content is a report on the Battle of Tippecanoe, which is actually 3 separate reports headed: "Battle With The Indians" with a dateline of Vincennes, November 12.

Taking over half a page it begins: "This day we have just received information that the governor has had a battle with the Indians--30 men killed & about 1... See More  

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667260

Census of slaves by county...

Item #667260

December 21, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore Dec. 21, 1811  Most of 3 pages are taken up with details of the census for the states of Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia giving a county-by-county chart of "Free Whites" & "Slaves" for 1790, 1800, and 1810.

Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, nice condition.



As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-c... See More  

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667254

Formal admission of Missouri to the Union... Major Andre's bones...

Item #667254

August 18, 1821

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 18, 1821 



* Missouri admitted to the Union

* Major John Andre bones exhumed




Inside has: "Major Andre" concerning the removal of his bones to be shipped off to England.

Also in this issue: "Indian Trade", and an historic report headed: "Admission of Missouri" concerning it formally joining the Union, which happen... See More  

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667253

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

Item #667253

February 23, 1822

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 23, 1822  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 month of December delegates to a general convention were appointed in all provinces to mee... See More  

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667245

Rumor of freedom sets off a slave insurrection...

Item #667245

February 11, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 11, 1832 



* Slaves insurrection in Jamaica



Most of the issue is taken up with considerable reporting on: "Proceedings of the Senate - On the Nomination o Martin Van  Buren" as the American minister to Great Britain, which would be rejected by the Senate. But he would go on to become the 8th President of the U.S. Also within is a... See More  

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667243

Reports on the U.S. Bank... Colonel Davy Crockett...

Item #667243

June 07, 1834

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 7, 1834  There is much text on: "Reports on the U. States Bank" taking nearly 7 pages. Over half a column is taken up with: "Col. Crockett" which begins: "The following is a sketch of the remarks of col. Crockett, a member of the house of representatives of the United States from Tennessee, delivered from the lower balcony o... See More  

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667233

Mordecai Noah and his new Jewish homeland in the Niagara River... Horrors of the slave trade...

Item #667233

October 01, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 1, 1825  



* Mordecai Manuel Noah

* Jewish homeland on the Niagara River

* Atrocities of the Slave Trade




Page 5 has a nice half page article: "Ararat" which is about the plans for the famous Mordecai Manuel Noah, the first American-born Jew to attain national prominence to create a new homeland for the Jews on Grand Island in t... See More  

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667231

Battle of Amelia Island...

Item #667231

January 03, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 3, 1818  Inside has a lengthy article: "Galveston and Amelia - of Amelia" which has some fine reports on the Battle of Amelia Island, just off the coast of northern Florida/southern Georgia. One dispatch notes: "The patriotism of Amelia island appears to be confined to privateering and plundering. General Aury has the command."

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667219

First issue published...

Item #667219

September 07, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 7, 1811 



* Volume 1 number 1 issue



This was the first issue published: "Vol. 1 No. 1" as noted in the masthead. The entire front page is taken up with: "The Editor To The Public" in which he details what the newspaper is to be about. Page 10 has a chart of: "Total Expenses, Of the War for Independence with a Statement of Al... See More  

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667207

Much on the desperate situation in Texas... The Fanning Massacre...

Item #667207

April 30, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 30, 1836 



* Goliad Massacre - James Fannin

* Post-Battle of Coleto prisoners

* Texas Revolution - Texian Army




An inside page contains an article headed simply: "Texas" which includes several reports on events there, including: "The southern papers bring further & disastrous advices from Texas. The contest, it will be seen... See More  

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667086

Formation of the Mormon Church...

Item #667086

July 16, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 16, 1831 Page 17 has a fine and very early account of the formation of the Mormon church, headed: "Mormonism".

The bias against the Mormons is revealed in the report, which includes: "...certain knaves, pretending to have some holy writings hidden under a stone in Ontario county...started a new religion! The leaders make bold pretensi
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667083

Early mention of Davy Crockett... J.Q. Adams' state-of-the-union address...

Item #667083

December 08, 1827

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 8, 1827  Page 7 has an updated list of the members of the House and Senate, which includes of David Crockett with acknowledgment of him being a new member. This is the earliest mention of him in a nationally distributed newspaper we have seen to-date.

Also within are several pages containing the full text of President John Quincy Adam's state-o... See More  

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667082

Torture of the Jews in Spain...

Item #667082

October 21, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 21, 1826  The back page includes  has a item concerning the burning of a Jewish man, with a small head: "Roasting A Jew--for the good of the church of Spain!" portions including: "...to sacrifice the unfortunate Hebrew. All the thieves, smugglers and assassins surrounded the 'pile' carrying the banners of the inquisition ... See More  

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667079

Front page death report of Thomas Jefferson...

Item #667079

July 08, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 8, 1826  Nearly two-thirds of the first column on the front page is taken up with a report which begins: "A great man has fallen--THOMAS JEFFERSON, the liberal and the just, the wise and the good, hath departed from works to rewards. He left us on the 4th instant, at 10 minutes before one o'clock, the 50th anniversary of the day, and possib... See More  

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667078

Critical thoughts on Mordecai Noah's plans for a Jewish homeland...

Item #667078

January 21, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 21, 1826  The prime article is: "Re-assemblage of the Jews" which has a letter somewhat critical of the efforts of Morecai 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.

Also within: "Slave Labor" which is brief, and over half a page on: "O... See More  

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667071

The death of Daniel Boone...

Item #667071

November 04, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 4, 1820  Certainly the most significant item is the report on an inside page which has a small heading: "Col. Daniel Boone" and reads in part: "...that he died at Charette village, on the Missouri, on the 26th of Sept. in the ninetieth year of his age....He was the first settler of Kentucky...he penetrated its wilderness in 1775; and ... See More  

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666392

More on the Battle of Chippewa...

Item #666392

July 30, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 30, 1814 



* Battle of Chippewa - Ontario

* General Jacob Brown victory




Five pages of reports fall under the heading: "Events of the War" with subheads & reports including: "Hear the Enemy" "Call of Militia" "From Canada" "Hostages" "The Battle of Chippewa" "General Brown&quo... See More  

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666390

Early Ulysses S. Grant well before he was famous... Assaults upon the Mormons...

Item #666390

July 20, 1839

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 20, 1839 



* Very early Ulysses S. Grant

* West Point cadet admission




A fascinating and extremely early mention of Ulysses S. Grant, as the front page contains a "...list of cadets admitted into the institution in June last:..." and what follows is those admitted from each of the states amongst which is: "Ohio--Robert
... See More  

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666315

Constitution for the new state of Alabama...

Item #666315

September 18, 1819

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, A consecutive pair of issues dated Sept. 18 and 25, 1819  Typically, prior to formally becoming a state of the union a territorial government needs to create and approve a Constitution that would not be in conflict with the federal Constitution.

Printed in these two issues in its entirety is the "Constitution of the State of Alabama, Adopted Aug. 2... See More  

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666104

Treaty of Peace between Russia & Turkey...

Item #666104

November 21, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, November 21, 1829

Featured in this issue is the treaty of peace between Russia and Turkey.

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

Complete in 16 pages, slight foxing, overall nice condition. See images for details.

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666103

Indian land purchases...

Item #666103

December 09, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, December 9, 1820

Featured in this issue is a report on the United States purchasing land from various Indian Tribes.

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

Complete in 16 pages, slight foxing, overall nice condition. See images for details.

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666100

Changing the American Flag in 1818...

Item #666100

January 24, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, January 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 pages and in overall nice condition. See images for details.

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666096

John Quincy Adams... State land purchases by the Federal governement...

Item #666096

February 25, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, February 25, 1826



Featured in this issue is a table showing the Federal Government paid to each state for the purchase land since 1776. Related text is included, one signed in block type" John Quincy Adams.

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

Complete in 16 pages, slight foxing, overall ni... See More  

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665679

An update on the situation in Texas...

Item #665679

June 10, 1837

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 10, 1837 



* Samuel Houston

* Post Texas Revolution




Page 4 has: "Late From Texas" begins: "We learn by a letter from our Texas correspondent that the army there is in a sad state of insubordination...". Another page has the lengthy: "Message of President Houston" in which he gives a state-of-the-union report of th... See More  

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665336

New York & Pennsylvania Canals...

Item #665336

December 28, 1833

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, December 28, 1833.  Featured in this issue is report on the Pennsylvania and New York canals. Additional articles include reports on an anti-slavery convention, banking, the Department of Navy, and more.

Sixteen pages, octavo-size, in nice condition.

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