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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.
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Minimum Bid: $50.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $379.50
Estimate: $100.00 - $200.00
Number Bids:16