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Lafayette... Indian Treaty at Green Bay...



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October 16, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 16, 1830 

* Much on Lafayette
* Treaty with the Winnebago Indians
* James Madison


The front page has an article: "Lafayette" which tells of his kindness to America. Inside has more with an article headed: "General Lafayette" which includes two letters each signed by him in type: Lafayette concerning troubles in France and his wish to be able to: "...rejoice together in the result of this last glorious & virtuous revolution...".
Also within: "Treaty At Green Bay" with the Mannomonce and Winnebago Indian tribes. Also over 2 pages on: "Mr. Madison's Letter" signed in type: James Madison, and over two pages also on: "The Nullificators".
Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the19th 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