Articles from November, 2011

Bits and Pieces

November 21, 2011

In addition to the bound volumes of nineteenth century United States (not Texan) newspapers, there are a great number of titles of which UT holds only bits and pieces.  For instance, it has The Academist, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee for April 15 …

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News of the US:
Week four, November 1811

November 22:  From Washington.— “Mr. Randolph, in this day’s debate, remarked, that a numerous assembly did not necessarily imply a confused one.  It was one without regulation.  The present House, he said, was not numerous, yet he could compare it …

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How Rare is Rare?

November 13, 2011

UT’s United States’ bound newspapers are not equally distributed across the decades.  I estimate that there are about thirty titles up to and including the year 1830 that are rare.  That does not mean there are thirty rare volumes; a …

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News of the US:
Week three, November 1811

November 15:  From Washington — Brig. Gen. Wade Hampton, of the U. S. army, it is said, has resigned his commission in disgust at some conduct in the War Department.  As Wilkinson’s Court-Martial was to have given judgment last week, …

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News of the US:
Week two, November, 1811

November 8:  Extract of a letter from an officer of the United States’ army, dated “Camp, half a mile from the Prophet’s town, Nov. 8, 1811′  “Through divine goodness I have been spared, and hope yet to see you this …

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