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General Andrew Jackson visits Jackson, Tennessee... Death of Daniel Shays...
Item # 659552
October 22, 1825
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 22, 1825 The front page has an early report regarding General Andrew Jackson's visit to Jackson, Tennessee, noting: "Gen. Jackson, with his lady...was invited to and partook of a public dinner given by the people of that town...The masonic fraternity also paid their respects to him...The general's toast was--the town of Jackson--where but lately roamed wild beasts and savages; behold now the abode of civilization, refinement and hospitality."
Within is an article on "Niagara Falls" "Army Promotions & Appointments" and the back page has a list of recent deaths of "Revolutionary solders" including one who "...fought at Bunker's Hill..." as well as: "...gen. Daniel Shays, aged 84--he was the leader of a party of Massachusetts called 'Shay's men'..." who lead the Shays' Rebellion.
Sixteen pages, good condition, 9 1/2 by 6 inches.
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