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    Seven Eastern U.S. Newspapers with Texas Content, all dated before, during, and after the Texas Revolution of 1836. All are four pages in length with light foxing; some have minor fold separations. Very good to fine condition.
    (1) Atkinson's Saturday Evening Post, April 4, 1835, containing a description of Texas, with slavery information.
    (2) Morning Courier and New-York Enquirer for the Country, April 5, 1836, containing the publication of a William Travis' letter from the Alamo asking Sam Houston for aid. Also includes a list of the "Signers of the Declaration of Texian Independence."
    (3) Freeman's Journal (Cooperstown, New York), November 11, 1836, with an article on the Texas Navy, including a list of "Vessels of War". Also, a publication of a letter from President David Burnet. Some dampstaining.
    (4) Freeman's Journal, December 19, 1836, containing the publication of a document containing the "secret articles of agreement made between the late President of Texas, Burnet, and General Santa Anna, for the release of the latter."
    (5) Morning Courier and New-York Enquirer for the Country, January 13, 1837, with political and military news of Texas.
    (6) Morning Courier and New-York Enquirer for the Country, February 24, 1837, with a report on the U.S. Congressional Committee on Foreign Affairs resolving "that the independence of the Government of Texas ought to be recognized."
    (7) Morning Courier and New-York Enquirer for the Country, December 26, 1837, with various information on Texas politics, including news on the removal of the republic's capital from Houston to Austin.


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