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ALEXANDER H. STUART OWNED BOUND WASHINGTON POLITICAL NEWSPAPER, "National Intelligencer", Vol. 38, No. 5395 to 5538, January 3, 1837 to December 30, 1837, published by Gales & Seaton, each issue with "A. H. Stuart" signature to top right margin of first page, some also include "Staunton, Va". Plus on loose issue dated July 10, 1838.

Condition : Very good overall condition with some expected scattered foxing and staining, some pages with tears, wear to covers.

Circa : 1837.

Item Dimensions: 21" x 18 1/2" OA.

Provenance : From the collection of H. C. Stuart and Emily Cochran, Stuart House, Staunton, VA. Property descended in the family of Archibald Stuart (1757-1832).

Estimate : 100 - 200

Catalog Note : Catalogue Note: The present newspaper was considered Washington's leading political newspaper. It published reports of Congressional sessions along with other daily events, as well as numerous advertisements. Alexander Hugh Holmes Stuart (1807-1891) was a Virginia lawyer and political figure, who in 1832 supported the unsuccessful Presidential campaign of Henry Clay. He served as a United States Congressman from 1841 to1843, and was the third United States Secretary of the Interior under President Millard Fillmore from 1850 to1853.
ALEXANDER H. STUART OWNED BOUND WASHINGTON POLITICAL NEWSPAPER
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Final prices include buyers premium: $379.50
Estimate: $100.00 - $200.00
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