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Rewards for deserters.... United States selling land...

Item # 583302

May 06, 1817

AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, Connecticut, May 6, 1817  This newspaper, which features an eagle in the masthead, carries reward notices on the front page for men who had deserted from the 6th U. S. Infantry. Also on the front page is an "act for the relief of the widows and orphans of the officers, seamen and marines who were lost in the United States' brig Epervier...". The backpage features an Act of Congress for the "sale and disposal of the lands of the United States south of Tennessee..." which is signed in type: James Monroe. Other news and advertisements, some which are illustrated, are within.

This is complete in four pages, uncut and untrimmed, and is in nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War