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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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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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671173

The slave ship Amistad, plus more on slavery...

Item #671173

May 29, 1841

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 29, 1841  Inside hs a large chart with the Arkansas Census, noting "Free White Persons" and "Free colored persons" by county and by age. Also a chart noting: "Slaves", male & female by age, or the counties of Arkansas.

Several articles concerning slavery including: "The Liberated Africans" which is about... See More  

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671172

The slave ship Amistad, plus more on slavery...

Item #671172

May 29, 1841

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 29, 1841  Inside hs a large chart with the Arkansas Census, noting "Free White Persons" and "Free colored persons" by county and by age. Also a chart noting: "Slaves", male & female by age, or the counties of Arkansas.

Several articles concerning slavery including: "The Liberated Africans" which is about... See More  

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671062

Constitution for the new state of Alabama...

Item #671062

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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671061

Constitution for the new state of Alabama...

Item #671061

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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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  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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670986

Creating a Jewish city in the Niagara River...

Item #670986

September 24, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 24, 1825  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 judge of Israel, has issued a proclamation which for the ridiculous, may... See More  

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670985

Creating a Jewish city in the Niagara River...

Item #670985

September 24, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 24, 1825  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 judge of Israel, has issued a proclamation which for the ridiculous, may... 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  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 judge of Israel, has issued a proclamation which for the ridiculous, may ... 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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669360

The United States to buy Texas from Mexico...

Item #669360

January 02, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 2, 1830 



* Purchase of Texas from Mexico ?

* General Nicolas Bravo




One of the articles is headed: "Gen. Bravo and The Texas" with portions including: "...on the subject of ceding the Texas to this country...The letter is a ...passionate declamation against the acquisition of Texas by the United States, & of vehement accusat... 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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667314

Jefferson & Adams create a friendship...

Item #667314

December 21, 1822

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 21, 1822  The most significant content inside is a charming pair of letters between two former Presidents and one-time adversaries: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.

Now in their latter years (87 and 80 respectively) a respect & friendship developed which would last through their four remaining years: they would both pass away on July 4, 1826, t... 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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667268

"Trail of Tears"...

Item #667268

October 27, 1838

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Washington City, Oct. 27, 1838  Page 3 has: "Interesting From The Cherokee Country" which includes two documents each signed in type by: Winfield Scott. It begins: "The removal of the Indians, by land...will be prosecuted with great energy & dispatch until completed...". This was part of the "Trail of Tears" movement, the relocat... 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  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 happened just 8 days prior. Included is the: "Proclamation - By the Presid... See More  

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667229

Deaths & funerals of Jefferson and Adams...

Item #667229

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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667207

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

Item #667207

April 30, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 30, 1836  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, is becoming fierce & sanguinary, & on the part of the Mexicans is one of extermination...the Texia... See More  

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667087

William Garrison... Davy Crockett... George Washington...

Item #667087

October 22, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 22, 1831  The bottom of the front page has a small article beginning: "I have received a copy of the 'Liberator', and come in for a share of the editor's reproof for having said that 'a sudden emancipation of the slaves, either by force or through principle', would be an awful calamity..." with more. This was from the v... 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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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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666715

The Amistad... Suspicious vessel captured...

Item #666715

August 31, 1839

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore,  August 31, 1839 



* La Amistad slave ship

* Suspicious vessel captured

* African slaves commit mutiny




The front page has a report reading in part: "A Suspicious Vessel which had been spoken several times on our coast, has been captured by...the brig Washington, and carried into New London. This vessel, a schooner, called L'Amistad... 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
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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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666031

The slave ship Amistad...

Item #666031

May 02, 1840

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 2, 1840 



* African slaves

* La Amistad trial




Inside has a report from London concerning the slaves on board the ship Amistad (subject of a Stephen Spielberg movie of the same name) noting: "...the Glasgow Emancipation society...on behalf of the negroes who took possession of the Amistad & were subsequently carried to New London...to... 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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665306

Overthrow of Brazil... Ice Floods On Susquehanna River...

Item #665306

March 28, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, March 28, 1829  Featured in this issue is a report on the government overthrow in Brazil, with details from Buenos Ayres.

Additional articles are in regards to ice flooding on the Susquehanna River, a letter signed by John Quincy Adams (signed in block type), and a lengthy speech by Henry Clay regarding Panama.

Octavo size, 16 pages,  ne... See More  

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664892

The Texas Declaration of Independence...

Item #664892

April 09, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 9, 1836 



* Texas Declaration of Independence

* Republic of Texas from Mexico

* Washington-on-the-Brazos signing




This issue has much content concerning Texas, one item with a brief statement reading: "The Texas convention has declared the state independent of Mexico." Also included is a letter from Texas noting: "...the countr... See More  

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664891

Just before the Battle of the Alamo...

Item #664891

April 02, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 2, 1836 



* Pre Battle of the Alamo

* Texas Revolution

* War of Independence




An inside page contains "Advance of the Mexican Army & Recapture of San Antonio" with several accounts of the battles there, with one noting: "...the town of San Antonio had fallen into the hands of Santa Anna & his army...By forced marches Sa... See More  

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664683

William Garrison... Davy Crockett... George Washington...

Item #664683

October 22, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 22, 1831 



* re. Anti-slavery publication "Liberator"

* Davy Crockett & George Washington




The bottom of the front page has a small article beginning: "I have received a copy of the 'Liberator', and come in for a share of the editor's reproof for having said that 'a sudden emancipation of the slaves, either by... See More  

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664416

The Jew Bill... Jefferson, Adams & Madison lend their support...

Item #664416

February 20, 1819

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER with the "Supplement To Volume XV", Baltimore, Maryland, Feb. 20, 1819 



* The Jew Bill - president's support

* Equal rights for Jews - voting




Certainly the best content in this issue is in the lengthy "Supplement" to the volume, with an article headed: "Legislature Of Maryland - The Jew Bill--From A Correspondent" which takes... See More  

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664097

The Trail of Tears...

Item #664097

August 25, 1838

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Washington City, Baltimore, Aug. 25, 1838 



* Trail of Tears

* Native Americans

* Winfield Scott




Inside has a report from the United States military academy at West Point which includes the names: "P.G.T. Beauregard, La." and "H.W. Halleck, N.Y." among others. These two would become distinguished generals in the Civil War, Beauregard fo... See More  

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664049

Treaty of Velasco which ended the Texas War with Mexico...

Item #664049

August 20, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 20, 1836 



* Treaty of Velasco

* General Santa Anna

* Texas Revolution ending




Inside has "Latest From Texas and Mexico" which includes a significant letter signed in type by: Antonio Lopez De Santa Ana in which he agrees to the treaty between Texas and Mexico, known as the Treaty of Velasco. This is followed by the "Articles of... See More  

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663919

The Hartford Convention, and events at New Orleans....

Item #663919

January 21, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 21, 1815  The first 5 1/2 pages are taken up with continued reporting on the "New England Convention", also known as the Hartford Convention, at which grievances were discussed concerning the on-going War of 1812.

Also in this issue: "Major-General Proctor" and "Events of the War" which has some nice content concerning... See More  

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663874

Deaths & funerals of Jefferson and Adams...

Item #663874

July 29, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, July 29, 1826 



* John Adams & Thomas Jefferson

* Deaths and funerals




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" ... See More  

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663849

The minting of Gold Half Eagles...

Item #663849

November 25, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, November 25, 1820 



* Gold Half Eagles - coins

* United States Mint




Featured in this issue is a nice report on the United States Mint going to mint half eagle coins out of gold. See images for details.

Additional articles provide news from various regions throughout America, and include political reporting.

Complete in 16 pages, measur... See More  

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663830

The Creole slave ship case discussed in Parliament...

Item #663830

March 19, 1842

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, March 19, 1842 



* Creole slavery slaves case

* Ship insurrection - revolt - mutiny




The front page has an article headed: "The Creole Captives", which concerns a slave ship upon which the slaves mutinied, a rather infamous event in American history. This article is a report from Parliament in London discussing the slave ship situation (... See More  

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663728

The Monroe Doctrine...

Item #663728

December 06, 1823

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 6, 1823 



* The complete Monroe Doctrine

* United States foreign policy




An inside page has the "President's Message" being James Monroe's annual address to Congress. Part of his message contains the historic language warning European powers not to get involved in any affairs in the western hemisphere. This directive became kn... See More  

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663015

Battle of Bad Axe ends the Black Hawk War... Mordecai Manuel Noah...

Item #663015

September 01, 1832

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 1, 1832 



* Bad Axe Massacre

* Black Hawk War

* Mordecai Manuel Noah - Jewish




An inside page has: "Affairs With the Indians" takes over a full page and has much detail on what was known as the Battle of Bad Axe, or the Bad Axe Massacre. This was the final battle of the Black Hawk War, marking the end of the war between settlers a... See More  

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662915

Key Judaica interest... Mordecai Noah and his island of Ararat...

Item #662915

November 26, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 26, 1831



* Mordecai Manuel Noah

* Ararat, City of Refuge




An inside page has a nice report on the ceremonies of the laying of the cornerstone of the city of Ararat. This was the project of Mordecai M. Noah, who is acknowledged to be the first American born Jew to rise to national prominence. His city of Ararat was to be a Jewish homeland in Ameri... See More  

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662794

An accounting of the U.S. naval force in 1815...

Item #662794

June 03, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 3, 1815 



* United States Navy

* Napoleon Bonaparte




Inside has an article: "Navy of the United States" which includes a half page chart of the ships of the United States, columns for "Rate" "Name of Vessels" "Commanders" "Stations, etc.". This is followed by a smaller chart with text headed: &q... See More  

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661757

Death of "The Liberator", Simon Bolivar...

Item #661757

February 19, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 19, 1831



* Death of Simon Bolivar 

* Venezuela independence leader




The back page has a nice report concerning the death of Simon Bolivar.

Bolivar was one of most important historical and political figure in Latin American history. He is considered in Latin America as a hero, visionary, and a revolutionary. During his short life he lead Boliv... See More  

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