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Great issue on the Dorr Rebellion...

Item # 645757

May 21, 1842

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 21, 1842 

* Dorr Rebellion - Rhode Island arsenal attack

Pages 2, 3 & 4 contain a great deal on the Dorr Rebellion, including a lengthy "statement" to President John Tyler concerning the state of affairs in Rhode Island as a result of the Dorr Rebellion, with his response signed in type: John Tyler. Including as well are documents from R.I. governor Samuel W. King, as well as two letters signed in type by Thomas W. Dorr himself.
Else where is a fine letter signed by: Charles Dickens concerning the need for enforcement of an international copyright law, endorsed by other British writers. Included is a response to Mr. Dickens signed by: Thomas Carlyle.
Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, great 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