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Lee, Magruder, Meade, & others well before the Civil War.



Item # 683194

October 22, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 22, 1836 

* Robert E. Lee
* John B. Magruder


Inside includes "General Order" signed by President Andrew Jackson, concerning the assignment of various military officers. Among the list are various names which would become more famous during the Civil War including Lt. Meade, Lt. Lee, Lt. Magruder, and various others.
Also two charts of: "Popular Statistics", one noting the populations of the states in 1836 with a columns for the number of "Slaves in 1830" by state. /also a chart of the "Religions of the United States".
The back page has a nice item for coin collections, headed: "New Copies" describing the new copper/silver coins replacing pure copper coins with denominations noted. 
Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War