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Davy Crockett...

Item # 549484

August 05, 1831

ALBANY ARGUS, Albany, New York, August 5, 1831

* Davy Crockett
* House of Representatives

On page 2 under "Dignity of a Congressman" is a humorous report reading, in full: "Davy Crockett, one of the wig leaders in congress made a speech, for his own benefit, in Cincinnati, on his way home. Twenty-Five Cents! was demanded of all admitted into the room. Dear enough! A whole caravan of hyenas, wild cats, and monkeys, can be seen in York state for that price."

Has a two minor notations in the report and a few notations close (to the report).

Other news of the day includes: "Celebration In Nashville" "Whig Victory--The Election In Louisiana" and more.

4 pages in good condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War