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Battle at San Antonio, Texas...

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January 09, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 9, 1836

* Siege of Bexar (San Antonio)
* Texas Revolution - Benjamin Milam

The front page has a report headed: "The latest news from Texas, received by way of New Orleans, says:---" with the text reading in part: "By the schr. Julius Caesar we learn that the last accounts from camp received by express at Bragoria on the 11th instant states that on the morning of the 5th an attack was made on the town of San Antonio by the Texian army, headed by captain Milane & after a hard fight of 36 hours, succeeded in getting possession of three stone houses..." with further details.
Inside has: "Washington's Opinions of Slavery" from 1786.
Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 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