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Item # 190860

July 04, 1844

THE OBSERVER, AND WESTERN INTELLIGENCER, Lewisburg, Va., July 4, 1844 This is the volume I (number 17) issue of this title, from a town that is now located in West Virginia. A pg. 2 ad endorses the Clay-Frelinghuysen ticket and it includes a list of the "Presidential Electors" as well. A pg. 3 ad headed "Stop The Runaway! 25 Dollars Reward" provides a description and other details about "a Negro Man named Moses", plus it has a woodcut of a runaway. Very lite dampstaining in the upper margin and in the upper left corner, a few scattered foxing spots.

Category: Pre-Civil War