National Intelligencer: February 3, 1816 (Vol. XVII, No. 2397)
Price: 45.00 USD
Washington, DC: Gales & Seaton, 3 February 1816 (Vol. XVII, No. 2397). Folio (12½" X 19¼"). Self-cover. 4pp. Good plus. Quite legible and handleable, though printed on a tannish-greyish stock; occasional irregular age toning, especially heavy on the final (4th) page. Good topical political content from the influential tri-weekly, founded in 1800 by Samuel H. Smith (and running until 1866). Second and much of third page occupied by "Debate on the Treaty," namely speechifying by Messrs. Randolph and Pickering. Signed at upper left corner of front page in blue fountain pen by a noted Illinois Civil War collector: "Owner / W.K. Bracken / Bloomington, / Ill."