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    Group of Washington Newspapers with Articles on Texas. Six Daily National Intelligencer newspapers and one New York Times and Commercial Intelligencer, all containing articles on Texas and dating from 1836 through 1860. Very good to fine condition.

    (1) August 17, 1836, 18" x 21". Article about Indian tribes within Texas and Mexico. Also, an article "Latest from Texas and Mexico" containing letters, including the reprint of a letter from Santa Anna to General Filisola. "Young Mens Association" has been written in the top right corner.
    (2) August 20, 1836, 18" x 21". Article "From Mexico and Texas", which includes "A Proclamation/ by the President of the Republic of Texas." Weakness and some separation at the center fold. "Young Mens Association" has been written in the top right corner.
    (3) September 3, 1836, 18" x 21". Article "Latest from Texas". "Young Mens Association" has been written in the top right corner.
    (4) December 5, 1840, 18.5" x 23". Article "Incidents of the Texian War/ From the San Luis Advocate, Nov. 18/ Attack and Defense of the Alamo". Some separation at the fold. "E. S. Brayton, Utica, NY" has been written in the top right corner.
    (5) April 8, 1845, 18" x 21". Article "Speech of Mr. Miller, of New Jersey, On the Resolution for the Annexation of Texas." Separation at the fold. "Young Mens Association" has been written in the top right corner.
    (6) March 8, 1860, 21" x 25". Article "Indian Murders in Texas" and "Troubles on the Texas Border". Some tears along fold.
    (7) The New York Times and Commercial Intelligencer, March 25, 1839, 20" x 28". Article "Latest from Texas." Separation at the fold.

    The Daily National Intelligencer, a dominant newspaper in the nation's capital, was published in Washington, D.C., from 1813 through 1867. During the 1830s, '40s, and '50s, the newspaper was a leading Whig instrument.


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