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Smuggling, piracy, and the case of Tobias Watkins...



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June 06, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 6, 1829   Among the many articles is the front page: "Smuggling" concerning tobacco being smuggled into England. Page 2 has: "Piracy" concerning the taking of a pirate ship off St. Barts & sent to Pensacola for adjudication.
Nearly 5 pages are taken up with the: "Case of Tobias Watkins", part of a a troubled relationship between Andrew Jackson and John Q. Adams.
Sixteen 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