Niles' Weekly Register, Containing Political, Historical, Geographical, Scientifical, Statistical, Economical and Biographical Documents, Essays and Facts. H. Niles.

Niles' Weekly Register, Containing Political, Historical, Geographical, Scientifical, Statistical, Economical and Biographical Documents, Essays and Facts

Together with Notices of the Arts and Manufactures, and a Record of the Events of the Times. The Past-The Present-For the Future. From September, 1835, to March, 1836 - Vol. XLIX. Or, Volume XIII.- Fourth Series. From March, 1836, to September, 1836 - Vol. L. Or, Volume XIV. - Fourth Series. Baltimore: Printed by the Editor, 1835-1836.

First Edition. Hardcover. Thick quarto. Two volumes in one. viii, 464 pages; viii, 440 pages. Pages 55-58, 79-82, 135-138, 239-242 are present but loose in volume 50. Brown marbled paper covered boards with brown leather spine and corners. Edge wear to the boards. Leather is dry, scuffed, cracked. Ex-library copy with University of Georgia System label on the front paste down Red withdrawn stamp from Georgia State University stamped on the label. Two sets of numbers on the title page in volume 49. White numbers, 49-50, located bottom of the spine. No other institutional markings found inside either volume. Light to moderate toning and scattered foxing to volume 49. Moderate toning and scattered foxing to volume 50. Fair. Item #12771

This volume contains news of the massacre of Texian troops by Mexican troops under the orders of General Santa Anna at the Battle of the Alamo in San Antonio, March 1836. Page 121 in volume 50 includes a report made by Samuel Houston. Also in this volume is a report of Sam Houston's victory at Jacinto. These volumes provide much information on the Texan Revolution and early Texas history. Contents also include debates on Slavery, the Creek War, Treasury Department and much more.

Price: $750.00

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