A Group of Six Issues of the Weekly Museum Newspaper Vol. XIV No. 48 September 11, 1802 to November 13, 1802
(Weekly Museum)

New York - Paris: John Harrison, 1802. A miscellaneous group of six issues of this 4-page newspaper: issues no. 48, 50, 54, 55, 56, 57; with various articles and avertisements, notices, throughout, including literature, poetry & prose; anecdotes, some humorous; news of the Barbary pirates; marriage notices with details; letter from Cahokia, (Indian Territory) regarding the Pottawatimie nations of Indians, "...opened hostilities against our citizens, by killing two Americans...the chief murderers are Tuckey-Foot, a notorious villain and chief, and the Maimed Hand, another chief and five other men...We have petitioned for troops..."; detailed death, obituary notices; sales of books & stationery; boarding & educational services; Dr. Anderson's the Famous Scots Pills; notice of a spontaneous combustion of a human being in Massachusetts; death of General Hand; earthquake news from Cumona; sale For the use of the Fair Sex Genuine French Almond Paste, Gardner's Genuine Beautifying Lotion, Doctor Church's Genuine Vegetable Lotion; circulating library & theatre notices; lottery news; news from the Caribean; weather and shipping reports; John Harrison published The New York Weekly Museum until his death in August 1804, upon which time his wife Margaret took over; some edge, tips wear and darkening, dustiness, some closed edge-tears; interesting social content and a good first-hand source for New York City & State & early American history. Good (Item ID: 15139)


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