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On removing the Cherokees to west of the Mississippi...

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August 21, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 21, 1830 

* Southern Native Americans - Indians
* Removal to lands West of Mississippi River

Near the back is: "Removal of the Cherokees" which is a follow-up to the Indian Removal Act signed by the President 3 months prior. The lengthy letter from the "Department of War, Office of Indian Affairs" explains the benefits of the Indians being removed to west of the Mississippi and the dangers of staying where they are. Ultimately this controversial Act would result in the Trail of Tears.
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/4 inches, loss to an upper corner of the front leaf affects type but not in mentioned article, otherwise good.

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