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Last survivor of John Paul Jones' crew from the Revolutionary War...
Item # 671411
December 31, 1842
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, December 31, 1842 The back page has an item: "The Last of The Crew of Paul Jones" which concern the death of Thomas Chase, the last survivor of the crew of John Paul Jones: "...when engaged with two British ships of War..." and noting his hearing was impaired: "...having been injured by the concussion by the guns...having extended his head through a port hole during firing."
.Other articles of interest within this issue include those headed: "St. Nicholas Society" "Message of Gov. Corwin" "Mesmerism" and much reporting from Congress.
Complete in 16 pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, very 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