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Early mention of Davy Crockett... J.Q. Adams' state-of-the-union address...



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December 08, 1827

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 8, 1827 

* Very early Davy Crockett mention

Page 7 has an updated list of the members of the House and Senate, which includes of David Crockett with acknowledgment of him being a new member. This is the earliest mention of him in a nationally distributed newspaper we have seen to-date.
Also within are several pages containing the full text of President John Quincy Adam's state-of-the-union address, beginning: "A revolution of the seasons has nearly been completed since the representatives of the people and States of this Union were last assembled at this place to deliberate and to act upon the common important interests of their constituents...". It is signed in type: John Quincy Adams.
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/4 inches, various 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