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Item # 667208

May 07, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 7, 1836  The ftpg. & pg. 2 have an article headed: "The Mexican Borders"  and includes a letter beginning: "The war in Texas...had induced the president of the United States to require a considerable augmentation of regular force to be concentrated upon this section of the national frontier..." with much more.
Page 2 has over half a page headed: "From Texas" which includes a letter: "...from Samuel Houston, commander-in-chief of  the Texian army." signed by him  in type: S.H., which begins: "My encampment is preparing on the west of the Brasos where I shall wait for some supplies & reinforcements..."   Also included is: "Santa Anna's Proclamation" which begins: "Companions in arms!  Our most sacred duties have conducted us to these plains, and urged us forward to combat with the mob of ungrateful adventurers..." signed in type: Antonio Lopez De Santa Anna. More Texas-related content on the same page as well.
The bkpg. has an article: "Jewish Funerals".
Complete in 24 pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, 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