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Jackson's Nullification Proclamation...

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December 11, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 11, 1832  

* President Andrew Jackson
* Nullification proclamation
* People of South Carolina

A very historic issue as almost all of page 2 is taken up with the: "PROCLAMATION By Andrew Jackson, President of the United States." There is also an editorial on page 3 concerning the Proclamation.
This was his historic Nullification Proclamation to the people of South Carolina, wherein he directly responds to the Ordinance of Nullification passed by the South Carolina legislature in November 1832. Its purpose was to subdue the Nullification Crisis created by South Carolina's ordinance and to denounce the doctrine of nullification.
The nullification crisis was a United States sectional political crisis in 1832–33 which involved a confrontation between the state of South Carolina and the federal government. It ensued after South Carolina declared the federal Tariffs of 1828 and 1832 unconstitutional and therefore null and void within the boundaries of the state. However, courts at the state and federal level, including the U.S. Supreme Court, repeatedly have rejected the theory of nullification by states.
The Proclamation is signed: Andrew Jackson, and dated December 10. 
Terrific to have this notable document in this famous newspaper from the nation's capital, and from just one date after the Proclamation was issued.
Four pages, nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War