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Anger over the Trail of Tears...... Franklin quote...

Item # 695078

August 01, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 1, 1829  The top of the ftpg. has a small bit about Martin Van Buren, Secretary of State at the time, being granted an honorary doctorate of law degree from Rutgers' College.
Inside has an article: "Slavery In Colombia" as well as: "Georgia And The Cherokees" being a letter from the brother of a chief and his anger at their treatment by the federal vs. state government. Logically related to the on-going "Trail of Tears".
Page 6 also has in interesting Benjamin Franklin quote.
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, good 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