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War of 1812 & Mississippi moves towards statehood...



Item # 674439

December 02, 1812

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Dec. 2, 1812 The front page has a brief item headed: "Another New State" reading: "The bill to erect a new state out of the Mississippi Territory passed by a large majority...".
Page 2 has some nice items headed: "The Glorious War!!" and another: "An Indian Town Destroyed" with some details of the events at Fort Harrison, including: "...the town & every thing in it was destroyed which could not be brought away..." with more. Also: "Third Invasion Of Canada" & also: "Black Facts" begins: "The slaves in seven of the states...".
Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, various foxing, good condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War