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Critical thoughts on Mordecai Noah's plans for a Jewish homeland...



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January 21, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 21, 1826 

* Mordecai Manuel Noah
* Jewish homeland on the Niagara River


The prime article is: "Re-assemblage of the Jews" which has a letter somewhat critical of the efforts of Morecai Manuel Noah to create a homeland for the Jews on Grand Island in the Niagara River. This is followed by some responses by Mr. Noah.
Also within: "Slave Labor" which is brief, and over half a page on: "Officers of the Navy" which lists the number of the various ranks, plus names of the captains, masters, commandant, and lieutenants.
Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, some foxing, good 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