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Davy Crockett heads for Texas...

Item # 680787

December 26, 1835

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 26, 1835 

* Rare Davy Crockett report

The front page includes: "The emigration to Arkansas is very great--'with large droves of negroes'...exclusive of those who are about to join the people of Texas. Col. Crocket has left Little Rock, with his followers, for Texas. Many others had the same destination."  Just over 2 months later he would die at the Alamo.
Among other news reports within the issue are: "From Liberia" "New College at Buffalo" with details; "the Jesuits" "Presidential Nominations" "Daniel Webster & Anti-Masonry" and more.
Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 10 inches, some foxing, 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