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November 28, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, November 28, 1829 

* The Rothschilds buy Jerusalem

One of the articles within is headed: "Jerusalem" with the text beginning: "There is a report that the Rothschilds have purchased Jerusalem! We see nothing improbable that, in the pecuniary distress of the sultan..." with more, & ending with: "...The sultan is in great difficulty--Baron Rothschild was proceeding to Constantinople & a second rebuilding of the temple is not among the most strange things expected in these strange times, by some of the Jews." (see).
Among the other reports in this issue are: "Washington Monument" "Locomotive Carriages" "Texas" "Mexico--Total Abolition of Slavery" and much more.
Sixteen pages, measures about 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches with minor foxing, generally in nice condition.
This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the19th century.

Category: Pre-Civil War