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Jews await the coming of the Messiah...

Item # 621217

October 29, 1842

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 29, 1842 

* Jews await the coming Messiah

The back page has a one paragraph item headed "Jews" which notes: "Several thousands of Polish & Russian Jews, at Berlin & elsewhere, have entered into an engagement to proceed on the first favorable opportunity to Jerusalem to await in prayer & fasting the coming of the Messiah."
Other articles of interest within this issue include those headed: "Appointments by the President" "The Coal of Pennsylvania" "Speech of Mr. Clay" "Address of John Quincy Adams" "General Harrison" among others.
Complete in 16 pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, in very 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