Rare New Orleans LA Louisiana Deep South Confederate Civil War 1861 Newspaper. Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW ORLEANS DAILY CRESCENT, Louisiana, March 16, 1861. Rare Confederate title From the deep South Tensions brewing.
Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city which surrendered without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are limited to those published between Louisiana's secession from the Union on January 26, 1861 and the end of April, 1862, just a brief 15 month period.Is filled with news including: "Convention of the State of Louisiana" "Later From Pike's Peak" "Texas State Convention" which includes a letter signed in type by: Sam Houston ; "Latest From Southern Congress" "The Veto of President Davis" "Louisiana Legislature" "Local Intelligence" and more. Much of the inside is taken up with ads although there are news reports as well. Page 5 has 9 illustrated as for slaves for sale. Eight pages, irregular at the spine margin with minor loss, some minor wear to the other margins.
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Historical reports may be beautiful or ugly, but they are always informative. While we rejoice in the beautiful heroic, discovery, amazing feats, etc. , we at History's Newsstand also offer "the ugly" for we are determined to learn from the wrongs of the past - understanding, to do so, we must be willing to look these wrongs directly in the face and shout NO MORE! It is for this reason many Black Americans collect historic slave ads, Jews collect reports regarding the Holocaust, women collect coverage of the Women's Suffrage Movement, etc.. If you find any to be offensive, we agree!Hopefully this is an indication we are moving in the right direction. For this specific item, A U. The S&H will be calculated by using the highest item's S&H as the base cost, and then adding a small amount for each additional newspaper. The per-item additional cost for newspapers, folders, portfolios, and presentation cases vary according to size and weight. We will still provide tracking and insure them at our expense. Are not included in our quoted S&H. If You Are Unhappy With Your Order.
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