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August 15, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Aug. 15, 1848  The front page has a list of Marine Corps promotions made by President Polk. On pg. 3 under The Barnburner's Convention are the preamble and resolutions adopted at Buffalo by the Free-Soil Party. The Barnburners were the progressive faction of the Democratic Party and they opposed the extension of slavery, championing free soil, free speech, free labor and free men as stated in one of their resolutions. Other news of the day includes: "The Buffalo Convention", "Indiana Election", and more. 4 pages in nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War