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701071

The Mormons have abandoned Salt Lake City...

Item #701071

July 15, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 15, 1858 



* Brigham Young - Mormons - Mormonism

* Salt Lake City evacuated - Utah War ending




Page 3 has: "The Latest From Utah--The Mormons Abandoning Salt Lake" which notes in part: "...Young and the rest of the Mormons...had evacuated the city and gone south to Provo. The city looked almost completely deserted. Peace... See More  

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699168

The Mormons vs. the U.S. Army...

Item #699168

July 24, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 24, 1858 



* Gen. Albert S. Johnston

* Utah War expedition ending




Page 3 has: "News From Salt Lake City" which notes in part: "...Gen. Johnston was entering the city. The Mormons were still at Provo...Communication between the Peace Commissioners and Brigham Young was kept up daily...The Mormons would not rent their hou... See More  

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697908

Difficulty in capturing Santa Anna...

Item #697908

October 29, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 29, 1847  Inside has some great content on the Mexican War including nearly a full column letter: "Dispatches From Major Downing" on the situation from near the end of the war. It includes a letter from him to President Polk which begins: "I've done my best, according to your directions, to get round Santa Anna, but it is... See More  

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697894

Gold in California, and getting there...

Item #697894

December 28, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 28, 1849  The top of page 3 has a column headed: "Additional From California" which has much concerning the growth of the territory. One bit includes: "The immigrants by the overland route were continuing to arrive...It is said that numbers are now coming by the northern trail...The emigrants think that much of the suffering ... See More  

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697823

The Mormons' new home... Gold in California...

Item #697823

March 22, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 22, 1849  



* California gold rush - 49ers

* Mormons at Salt Lake City

* Mormonism - emigration




Two-thirds of a column on page 3 is taken up with: "The Mormons" which notes in part: "...Seven thousand of them have found a resting place in the most remarkable spot on the American continent...to follow after a new Jerusalem ... See More  

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697822

Mormon attack... Brigham Young on the Indians & U.S. forces...

Item #697822

November 17, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 17, 1857  This issue has multiple reports regarding the Mormon tensions of mid-late 1857. Page 2 begins with a full column article headed: "A Reply to Brigham Young" which kicks off with Young's detailed letter on how to handle the Indians, followed by the response of J.W. Denver, Commissioner of Indian Affairs. Both letters d... See More  

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697761

Should an atheist's oath "under God" be disqualified in court?

Item #697761

July 02, 1839

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 2, 1839  Page 2 has: "Religious Belief of Witnesses", which tells of a court case in Boston in which the defendant argued that a potential witness should be disqualified since the required oath "to tell the truth... so help me God" with their hand on a Bible would be meaningless to them. It is interesting to note this te... See More  

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697657

Much detail on General Scott entering Mexico City...

Item #697657

October 26, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 26, 1847  Page 3 has a a full column letter concerning the Mexican War.

Also, most of a column is taken up with some fine reports on the war in a letter prefaced in part with: "...from a high source of military information...that every word of it may be implicitly relied upon...Besides recapitulating the victories obtained by Gen. Sco... See More  

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697651

Much on the situation in California, including the gold diggings...

Item #697651

July 30, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 30, 1849  Page 3 has nearly 2 1/2 columns of reports headed: "Late From California"  including documents noting General Riley as governor. There is also a lengthy letter from San Francisco with news from the gold fields, a few bits including: "...some 40 persons are at work washing out gold...one man has a hole sunk 14 f... See More  

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697646

Brigham Young proclaims martial law...

Item #697646

November 19, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 19, 1857 



* Mormons - Mormonism

* Governor Brigham Young

* Proclamation of martial law

* Utah War declaration




Page three has: "Important From The Utah Expedition" which includes official intelligence confirming the Mormon attack and burning of 78 of the government's wagons filled with military supplies. This event hap... See More  

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697516

James Monroe has land & property for sale...

Item #697516

February 28, 1824

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Feb. 28, 1824  At the bottom of the back page under "Land For Sale" is a detailed notice that begins: "For sale, my tract of land in Albemarle County, heretofore my residence..." and more about the location of the property as well as the various amenities and improvements. Also some details about a tract of land below Milton. The ad is s... See More  

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697399

On repealing the Mormon charter in Illinois...

Item #697399

December 28, 1844

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 28, 1844 



* Mormons - Mormonism

* Charter for the City of Nauvoo, Illinois




Page 3 has a report with a small heading: "The Mormons" which reads more like an editorial than a news report, bits including: "The Illinois House...have referred a bill repealing the Mormon charters to the Judiciary...It ought never to have bee... See More  

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697383

Jackson's state-of-the-union address, from the nation's capital...

Item #697383

December 06, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 6, 1832 



* President Andrew Jackson

* State of the Union Address

* From our nation's capitol




Almost the entire front page is taken up with the annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type at its conclusion by: Andrew Jackson. As was typical with this annual tradition, President Jackson reviewed the events of the year addressing ... See More  

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697382

California Gold Rush. amd it's growing population...

Item #697382

August 15, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 15, 1849  Page 3 has an interesting article: "Population Of California" noting that the entire "country" has about 60,000 people, broken down by country of origin. It also notes: "...Of the population already in the country, it is supposed that one-half...are engaged in various business pursuits, and the other half ... See More  

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697244

Santa Anna threatens retribution if Childs does not leave Puebla...

Item #697244

November 01, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 1, 1847  Page 3 has a great letter from Santa Anna to Col. Childs, stating his request that Childs evacuate the city of Puebla and if he does so he would extend courtesies to his exit. The responding letter from Childs states he will have none of it--he will defend his position at Puebla. Ultimately Santa Anna would depart.

Four pages, ver... See More  

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697231

Difficulties in getting to the California gold fields...

Item #697231

December 12, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 12, 1849  Page 3 has a great half column report: "From California" concerning the on-going Gold Rush. It has two letters, the first from "Camp on St. Mary's River" which details the travails of the overland route to Calif. with some interesting detail. It ends saying: "...From my experience I would not advise no... See More  

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696952

Negotiating terms for surrender in the Mexican War...

Item #696952

October 04, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 4, 1847  



* Final events of the Mexican War

* Negotiation terms for surrender




Fully half of page 2 is taken up with a wealth of reporting on the Mexican War, headed: "Late and Important From Mexico" "The Capture of the  City of Mexico--The Peace Propositions of Mr. Trist and the Counter Propositions of the Mexican... See More  

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696649

Jackson's state-of-the-union address, from the nation's capital...

Item #696649

December 05, 1833

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 5, 1833 



* President Andrew Jackson

* State of the Union Address

* Best publication to be had




Almost the entire back page is taken up with the President's annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type at its conclusion by: Andrew Jackson. It is headed: "MESSAGE From The President of the United States to Both Houses...".

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696648

The President's state-of-the-union address, from the nation's capital...

Item #696648

December 03, 1850

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



* President Millard Fillmore

* State of the Union Address




Taking all of the front page & part of page 2 is the President's annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type at its conclusion by: Millard Fillmore. It is headed: "The Message".

As was typical with this annual tradition, President Fillmore reviewed ... See More  

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696647

Col. Fremont's disastrous fourth expedition...

Item #696647

March 29, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 29, 1849  



* John C. Fremont

* Fatal 4th expedition




The top of the front page has a nicer account headed: "Col. Fremont--A Distressing Report" which is concerning his fateful fourth expedition in the West during which his party was caught in a snowstorm in Colorado causing loss of ten of his men & 130 of his pack mules. Near... See More  

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696645

Latest news from the Gold Rush...

Item #696645

August 10, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 10, 1849 



* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners




Page 3 has a variety of reports under: "From California" which has the latest reports concerning the Gold Rush, a few bits noting: "...Gold is plenty, large quantities being brought every day from the placers...The quantity was thought inexhaustible...The healt... See More  

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696642

Jackson's defining document in the Nullification Crisis...

Item #696642

January 18, 1833

SUPPLEMENT TO THE NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 18, 1833 



* Nullification Crisis w/ Andrew Jackson



An interesting single sheet printed on tissue paper-quality newsprint; very thin.

Save for a few ads on the back side the entire issue is taken up with the: "MESSAGE Of the President of the United States to both Houses of Congress, transmitting copies of the Ordinanc... See More  

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695907

Finding a location for the Smithsonian Institution... The Mexican War...

Item #695907

February 17, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 17, 1847 



* Smithsonian Institution

* Finding a location for

* From Washington D.C.




The top of the ftpg. has an interesting article: "Smithsonian Institution" which deals with finding an appropriate place to build it. One thought mentioned is on the Mall near the Capitol.

The back page has most of a column taken up with: ... See More  

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693267

Very historic report on the fugitive slave case of Anthony Burns: he had to return to his owner... On the recent Kansas-Nebraska Act...

Item #693267

June 08, 1854

NEW YORK OBSERVER, Secular Department (there was also a 'Religious Department' edition), June 8, 1854  



* Fugitive slave Anthony Burns

* Escape - capture and trial verdict




Page 3 has a very notable report with a small head: "The Boston Fugitive Slave Case" which was an historic event in Boston. Most of this report relates to the verdict of the case.

 This was th... See More  

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693263

In three days the Kansas-Nebraska Act would be the law of the land...

Item #693263

May 27, 1854

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 27, 1854  



* Kansas-Nebraska Act - slavery question



The front page begins some reports from "Congress" relating to the Kansas-Nebraska Act. Then further on there are reports from the Senate with a subhead: "Nebraska and Kansas Bill".

Over half of page 2 is taken up with the: "Debate In Senate - The Nebraska Question... See More  

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693261

Final discussions on the Kansas-Nebraska Act...

Item #693261

May 23, 1854

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 23, 1854



* Kansas-Nebraska Act - slavery question



Pages 2 and 3 have considerable discussion in the U.S. House of Representatives, which includes talks of the: "Nebraska-Kansas Bill" which was very controversial at the time. It would become law in 7 days: May 30, 1854.

The Kansas-Nebraska Act was an 1854 bill that mandated “popul... See More  

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692512

Lengthy on Abraham Lincoln and his 'Spot Resolutions" in Congress...

Item #692512

December 22, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 22, 1847  



* Early Abraham Lincoln

* Spot Resolutions in Congress




Page 2 has an uncommonly lengthy report from [Abraham] Lincoln in the House of Representatives. This was his "spot resolution" and speech condemning the reasons for starting the Mexican War. He requests proof from President Polk that American blood wa
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692475

The President's state-of-the-union address, from the nation's capital...

Item #692475

December 03, 1845

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 3, 1845  Taking all of the front page & most of page 2 is the President's annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type at its conclusion by: James K. Polk. It is headed: "Message Of The President of the United States".

As was typical with this annual tradition, President Polk reviewed the events of the year addressin... See More  

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692474

The President's state-of-the-union address, from the nation's capital...

Item #692474

December 28, 1859

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 28, 1859  Beginning on the front page & taking most of page 2 is the President's annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type at its conclusion by: James Buchanan. It is headed: "THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE".

As was typical with this annual tradition, President Buchanan reviewed the events of the year addressing the ... See More  

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692466

Terrific news items from the Gold Rush

Item #692466

August 14, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 14, 1849  Page 3 has an article: "California Matters" which takes over a full column with a wide variety of reports. Included is: "...an outline of the measures to be submitted to the Convention for framing a State Government..." which lists eleven items. Then there is nearly a full column with a great wealth of reports ... See More  

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692465

Lengthy & descriptive on early California...

Item #692465

August 03, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 1849  Page 2 has a simply terrific & very lengthy letter on California, taking nearly two columns it is headed: "A Mexican View Of California" "California Seen by a Mexican--Description of the Country--Its Physical, Agricultural, Commercial, and Mineralogical Characteristics".

This is perhaps the best description... See More  

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692464

Helping the distressed Mormons... The Mexican War...

Item #692464

October 16, 1847

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



* Mormons - Mormonism

* Hardships in Iowa




Page 3 has an article: "Adjourned Meeting for the Relief of the Distressed Mormons" mentioning: "...adopt measures for raising...some relief for the large body of emigrating Mormons--men, women, and children--now in the wilderness of Iowa in a destitute & sufferi... See More  

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692461

A woman gold miner... Harshness of California life...

Item #692461

December 18, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 18, 1849  Page 3 has an interesting letter headed: "California Items" concerning: "The only white woman that I have seen in the mines...came here from Calcutta...dresses in trousers & wears a thin hat & red shirt as most of the miners do...Failing in business & becoming poor, he determined to dig a fortune out of ... See More  

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691723

Supreme Court on a fugitive slave case... Capture of a suspected slave ship...

Item #691723

December 30, 1852

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 30, 1852  Page 3 has over a full column taken up with: "Decision of a Fugitive Slave Case In The United States Supreme Court" which concerning the case of the fugitive slave Richard Eells in the state of Illinois. A rather notable case.

Also on page 3 is: "Capture Of A Slaver" which is about the schooner Advance, our of... See More  

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691722

California news... Women needed in Australia...

Item #691722

December 14, 1852

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 14, 1852  Page 3 has: "California Intelligence" taking half a column, reporting on the great fire in Sacramento, plus other items.

Also within: "Female Emigration To Australia" noting that it is: "...successful in an eminent degree...The first consisted of 39 females of respectable character--mostly distressed need... See More  

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691714

Minnesota described... News from Utah...

Item #691714

November 05, 1852

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 5, 1852  Page 2 begins with nearly 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Description Of Minnesota Territory" providing much detail on this Territory that would become a state six years later. Also over a full column taken up with: "An Opium Factory - From Household Worlds" the Charles Dickens magazine. 

Page 3 has a small ... See More  

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691704

Latest news from California, and the gold mines...

Item #691704

October 15, 1852

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 15, 1852  



* California gold rush



Page 3 has: "From California" with various reports, a few bits including: "...Our population has been increased by the arrival of a large number of passengers...The crops are coming on in fine style...Quartz mining is fast gaining a stronghold among our business men...that rich gold de... See More  

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691677

Uncle Tom's Cabin... Slave woman wanted...

Item #691677

August 24, 1852

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 24, 1852  The bottom of the back page has a small notice for: "Uncle Tom's Cabin As It Is, being narratives, scenes, and Incidents of the real 'Life Among the Lowly', by W. L. G. Smith...". 

Also o the back page is an ad: "Wanted, a Colored Woman (a slave preferred), to cook, wash, and iron for a small famil... See More  

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691662

On the death of Henry Clay...

Item #691662

July 03, 1852

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 3, 1852  



* Henry Clay death



Most of page 2 is taken up with eulogies in Congress on the life of Henry Clay who died just a few days prior. They are introduced with: "Congressional--Eulogies Of Henry Clay" "We make room today for the remainder of the brief speeches made in the House...on the announcement of the death of... See More  

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691660

The Moravians... The Mexican War...

Item #691660

June 22, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 22, 1847  Page 2 has an interesting article: "The Moravians" taken from Bancroft's History of the United States,  Nearly 3 columns are taken up with: "The New Continental War" which is themed on the Mexican War.

Page 2 has several reports on the war with: "From the Army of Gen. Scott" "From the A... See More  

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691659

Latest reports from the Mexican War...

Item #691659

June 21, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 21, 1847  Inside has 4 1/2 columns of a large number of reports on the Mexican War, headed: "The March Upon the Rio Grande" plus a letter signed by: Z. Taylor from Corpus Christi, Texas headed: "Headquarters Army of Occupation" "Latest From Vera Cruz" and "From General Taylor's Army". 

Four ... See More  

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691658

Santa Anna has resigned?

Item #691658

June 19, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 19, 1847  Page 2 has the: "Spirit of The Free Press" which includes various editorials from other newspapers, most concerning the war with Mexico.

Page 2 has most of a column taken up with: "Official--Resignation Of Santa Anna" which is a lengthy letter by him explaining his reasons for resigning as President of Mexico,... See More  

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691657

Latest news on the Mexican War...

Item #691657

June 17, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 17, 1847  Inside has various reports on the Mexican War including: "Gen. Pillow's Statement" 'Santa Anna" "General Scott's Army" "From Texas" "General Taylor's Movements" "Later From the City of Mexico" and other smaller items. 

Four pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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691656

The Mexican War...

Item #691656

June 16, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 16, 1847  The front page has two columns taken up with: "Speech of Mr. Ashimun, of Mass., On The Mexican War" which carries over to page 2 as well

Page 3 has several reports on the Mexican War including; "Letters of the Sec. of War to Gen. Taylor" "Affairs In Mexico" "Additional Items From Vera Cruz"... See More  

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691655

General Winfield Scott's Proclamation to the people of Mexico...

Item #691655

June 15, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 15, 1847  Page 2 begins with: "OFFICIAL--General Scott's Proclamation" to the people of Mexico. It begins: "The late events of the war... make it my duty to address you, in order to lay before you truths of which you are ignorant, because they have been criminally concealed from you..." with much more.

Page 3 has an... See More  

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691653

The Mexican War... Sale of land in Florida & Missouri...

Item #691653

June 12, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 12, 1847  The front page has 2 documents: "By the President of The United States" concerning the sale of public land in Florida and Missouri, each signed in type: James K. Polk.

All of page 2 and a bit of page 3 are taken up with a very lengthy editorial: "What We Are Fighting For--New Grounds of the War".

Also within:... See More  

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691640

The Mexican War...

Item #691640

May 21, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 21, 1847  Page 2 has over half a column taken up with: "Mill's Route to the Pacific Ocean". And page 3 has many reports on the Mexican War with: "Our Armies In Mexico" "Extract of a Letter from Lieu. Corwin" "The Indiana Volunteers--Again" which is a letter datelined at "Camp Buena Vista"... See More  

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691600

Terrific issue on building the Smithsonian "Castle" in the nation's capital...

Item #691600

March 23, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D. C., March 23, 1847  Page 3 has a wonderful article on the building of what we now know as the "Castle", the original building of the Smithsonian Institution. 

It is headed: "Smithsonian Institution" and bits include: "...The plan adopted out of 13 different designs submitted, was...that of Mr. James Renwick..." w... See More  

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691550

Closing items on the Mexican War... On annexing Texas to the Union...

Item #691550

January 26, 1848

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 26, 1848  



* Mexican War closing events

* re. Annexation of Texas




Page 2 includes: "Extract from Mr. Benton's Bill to Provide for the Annexation of Texas to the United States". This is followed by a letter datelined from the "Hermitage, Sept. 4, 1836" signed by Andrew Jackson concerning Sam Houston as the lea... See More  

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691485

Latest from the Mexican War...

Item #691485

January 17, 1848

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 17, 1848  The front page has much concerning: "The Army Court Martial" of Col. Fremont. The back page has; "Late From Mexico" with several subheads including: "Destination of Troops" "Reorganization of the Mexican Army" Also: "...a Copy of the General Orders...lately issued by Gen. Scott".

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