Newport, R.I. Orin F. Jackson, 1847. First Edition. Tabloid newspaper. 4pp; few woodcuts in text; small breaks at folds as usual. 14" x 11" Good. Item #BOOKS013431I
Complete issue. Notices and advertisements and a serial story by Dr. Montgomery Bird occupy the front page. Page two news: Irish potato famine and call for Rhode Island to send provisions to Ireland; Daniel Webster addresses the Senate re War with Mexico, offering resolutions on Texas; discussion on admitting Wisconsin as a state. Page three contains a wide variety of classified ads and notices, while page four is devoted to ads for curatives and patent medicines.