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The actual "rebellion" in the Dorr Rebellion...



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May 28, 1842

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 28, 1842 

* Dorr Rebellion - Rhode Island arsenal attack

Pages 2 & 3 contain a fine content on the Dorr Rebellion, beginning with a statement: "Governor Dorr issued his proclamation of war against the United States, and having proceeded to the house of Burlington Anthony, a guard of soldiers was stationed there to protect him from arrest, with a cannon at the side of the house..." and what follows is a detailed account, by hours and day, or the actions of the Dorr Rebellion including mention of Dorr's flight from town.
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