April 23, 1825 WASHINGTON DC Newspaper, SLAVE SALE ADS, EARLY COMET ASTRONOMY


April 23, 1825 issue, National Intelligencer (Washington DC) Newspaper Vintage 4-page newspaper from Washington DC. Some normal brown age spots (foxing) and there is a piece missing out of each upper corner of the paper. Still a decent reading copy but not presentation grade. Some contents/highlights: Cash for Negroes! Liberal prices given. Apply to George Holtzman's Tavern in Georgetown. $30 Reward for Bill Rucker, who ran away from Mr. R.M. Strother of Culpeper, VA. Ad placed by slave owner Charles R. Gibbs $50 Reward, runaway Mulatto boy named "William". Ad placed by his owner Patrick Lyddane of Montgomery County, MD. Early article on Sea Men, interesting to read about their live, condition in the early 1800's era. Early article about comets (Halley's comet in particular). Method of computing their orbit discussed. Cash for Slaves! Highest Prices for young Negroes, 10 to 25 years of age. Apply to Mr. George McCandliss Tavern on High Street in Georgetown. Article on Pirates, sent by report from the schooner Grampus in St. Thomas. Amazing to look at the vintage stories, ads, sale notices, etc in these old 1800's newspapers! Free shipping. U.S. Bidders only. and have a great day!! Note on shipping: I ship most books by Media Mail; which normally takes 5 to 10 days for delivery. However, once in a great while media mail can take
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