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The Seminole War in Florida... Texas & Mexico...
Item # 637627
August 13, 1836
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 13, 1836 The front page has: "Mexico & Texas" with mention that the Mexicans will not fight until fall & that a treaty between Santa Anna & General Sam Houston had reached Mexico. Further particulars as well (see). Other items include: "United States & Mexico" "Revolt of Negroes at Havana" "United States & Mexico" and much more.
Perhaps the most notable article is a detailed account of the Battle of Micanopy in Florida, part of the Second Seminole Indian War (see hyperlink), taking nearly a full page.
Sixteen pages, nice condition, 6 by 9 1/2 inches.
This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. 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