Going hand-in-hand with this is the inauguration of Jefferson Davis as the President of the Confederacy, with all of the first column & a portion of the second column on the front page taken up with text headed: "INAUGURAL ADDRESS Of President Jefferson Davis, Delivered in Richmond, February 22, 1862". Following this is reporting from the: "Confederate Congress" which has as a subhead: "The Inaugural Ceremonies".
Simply terrific text to have in a newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy--the city where Davis was inaugurated. Page 3 has the official: "Proclamation By the President" ending the Provisional Government & beginning the permanent government of the Confederacy, which is signed in type by: Jefferson Davis, and begins.The termination of the Provisional Government offers a fitting occasion again to present ourselves in humiliation, prayer & thanksgiving before that God who has safely conducted us through our first year of national existence... This issue has much more on the war, including: "Latest From Tennessee" "Reported Evacuation of Nashville by the Confederates" "The Number of Confederate Prisoners Taken at Fort Donelson" Movements of Gens. Price and McCulloch" "Affairs At The South" with many subheads including: "Gen. Beauregard" and "Outrages of the Enemy"; "Spirit of the Army" "Evacuation of Nashville" "The Times which is a nice editorial; and other smaller items. Included among the many ads are six runaway slave ads. Complete in four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition. Please Note: All of our offerings are 100% authentic! We do not offer reprints or reproductions of any kind. They are guaranteed to be original! Links to Archival Storage Options & Certificates of Authenticity Are Below! Historical reports may be beautiful or ugly, but they are always informative. While we rejoice in the beautiful heroic, discovery, amazing feats, etc. , we at History's Newsstand also offer "the ugly" for we are determined to learn from the wrongs of the past - understanding, to do so, we must be willing to look these wrongs directly in the face and shout NO MORE! It is for this reason many Black Americans collect historic slave ads, Jews collect reports regarding the Holocaust, women collect coverage of the Women's Suffrage Movement, etc.. If you find any to be offensive, we agree! Hopefully this is an indication we are moving in the right direction. For this specific item, A U. The S&H will be calculated by using the highest item's S&H as the base cost, and then adding a small amount for each additional newspaper. The per-item additional cost for newspapers, folders, portfolios, and presentation cases vary according to size and weight. We will still provide tracking and insure them at our expense.
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