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Davy Crockett before the Alamo...



Item # 662108

March 03, 1830

HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, March 3, 1830 

* Davy Crockett in Congress

Page 2 has: "Mr. Crockett and West Point Academy"  which is Davy Crockett's comments in the House of Rep. on a proposal to abolish the West Point Military Academy. Just 6 years before his fateful death at the Alamo.
Page 3 has: "Washington" noting: "The Capitol, President's House...which were destroyed by the British in 1814, cost $1,200,000. The rebuilding of the Capitol has cost $1,644,000; of the President's house 301,000 dollars..." and more.
Four pages, light damp staining, nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War