Newport, R.I. Orin F. Jackson, 1847. First Edition. Tabloid newspaper. 4 pp; few woodcuts in text; some faint staining and edge wear. 14" x 11" Good. Item #BOOKS013433I
Complete issue. Notices, ads, and a serial story ("The Palatine: The Phantom-ship of Block Island") occupy page one. Page two news: Newport Town Hall relief meeting aimed at easing famine in Ireland and Scotland; 7,000 US troops are within 10 miles of Tampico, Mexico; ship arrivals; list of undelivered letters; etc. Page three and four display a variety of notices and classified ads for goods and services, including curatives and patent medicines.