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Billy Bowlegs wants peace... A sea serpent...



Item # 668197

September 01, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 1, 1849 

* Billy Bowlegs "Alligator Chief"
* Seminoles - Indians


The top of page 3 has a report from New Orleans noting: "...brings advices that...received a white flag, understood to be from Billy Bowlegs, the Seminole chief, expressing a desire for peace & proposing to hold a council at the next full moon..." with a bit more.
Page 2 also has a report beginning: "The sea serpent continues to exhibit himself off Nahant..." with various detail.
Four pages, very nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War