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Early mention of Davy Crockett...

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December 19, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  Dec. 19, 1829  In the reports from Congress is discussion of land in Tennessee, which includes: "...but after a brief debate Mr. Crockett's resolution was agreed to. The following are the names of the select committee, Messrs. Crockett, Evans of Me. Tracy, Polk, Hawkins, and Grennell..." and more.
Complete in 16 pages, 6 1/2 by 10 inches with minor foxing.  Generally in nice condition.

As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of the period."

Category: Pre-Civil War