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Capture of Black Hawk and the Prophet...

Item # 648133

September 22, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 22, 1832 

* Black Hawk War

Among the articles are: "Island of Cuba" with a list of its products; "Affair With the Indians" which includes: "...arrived at St. Louis on the 7th inst. having on board Black Hawk, the Prophet, and eleven head men of the Sacs and Foxes...Black Hawk and the Prophet were captured & delivered up by the Winnebagoes."
Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, 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