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Harrison wins the Presidential election...

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February 03, 1841

KENDALL'S EXPOSITOR, Washington, D.C., Feb. 3, 1841 

* William Henry Harrison
* Presidential election victory

The back page has a chart noting the: "Official - Popular Vote For President" for both Harrison and Van Buren, listed by state, showing a close election: 11,268,752 vs. 1,123,057.
This was an uncommon title which lasted but 4 years. The prospectus (not here) notes it was a semi-weekly devoted to "...the security of the right of suffrage by additional laws to punish bribery & fraud...an exposure of abuses & corruptions in government..." and more.
Amos Kendall was Postmaster General under Andrew Jackson, later publishing this small, bi-weekly newspaper from 1841-1844 He was very pro-democrat and anti-Whig.
Complete in 16 pages, 5 3/4 by 8 3/4 inches, even foxing, nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War