Newport, R.I. Orin F. Jackson, 1847. First Edition. Tabloid newspaper. 4pp; few woodcuts in text; Some foxing and edge wear. 14" x 11" Good. Item #BOOKS013435I
Complete issue. Notices, ads, and a serial story ("The Palatine: The Phantom-ship of Block Island") occupy page one. Page two contains a Supreme Court notice, news from the 29th Congress, news of US troops in Mexico, and intelligence that Yucatan rebels have seceded from Mexico. Pages three and four are devoted to notices and classified ads for goods and services, many of a medical nature.