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Account of an 1812-1813 expedition from Louisiana through Texas...



Item # 705180

August 28, 1819

THE WEEKLY REGISTER (Supplement), Baltimore, Aug. 28, 1819 (note - this does not include the Supplement to the entire volume XVI - vol. 16).
Page 42 begins: "Province of Texas" which includes a "...brief history of an expedition in 1812 and 1813, from Louisiana into the Texas..." and "...The expedition carried on against the government of Spain in the Provine of Texas, which commenced in 1812, by a body of Americans, sided by malcontents in the country, is now at an end.  Meeting with partial success on their first entrance into the province, the hopes of the Americans were greatly inflated...", with much more taking nearly 3 1/2 pages.
Page 161 begins: "The Missouri Question" which takes 11 pages with considerable text on the slave-related situation, and how Missouri would be admitted to the Union. This would be resolved by the Missouri Compromise of 1820.
Page 179 has: "The Arkansas Bill" discussion in the House of Representatives. The discussion begins with: "In committee of the whole on the bill to erect Armansaw into a separate territorial government..." with much on this, taking nearly 6 1/2 pages. Then much on the: "Military Establishment" which takes 5 1/2 pages.
A wealth of other fine content within, too much to list here.
Complete in 192 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches,  great condition. 

As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated publications in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of the period."

Category: Pre-Civil War