1st Edition. Original cover page. Folio. Single issue, 4 pages, 61 cm. In English. "Founded by Mordecai Manuel Noah in September 1833… after Noah had a serious falling out with his once-ally President Jackson, the paper was an early promoter of Whig politics. It endorsed William Henry Harrison for President in 1836 … likely heavily influencing the outcome for Harrison in New York. " (Digital History, 2016) "Mordecai Manuel Noah (1785 - 1851) was an American playwright, diplomat, journalist, and utopian. He was born in a family of Portuguese Sephardic ancestry. He was the most important Jewish lay leader in New York in the pre-Civil War period, and the first Jew born in the United States to reach national prominence… [He was a diplomat and later] … founded and edited The National Advocate, The New York Enquirer (later merged into the New York Courier and Enquirer) , The Evening Star, and The Sunday Times newspapers. " (Wikipedia, 2016) This is a left-folded newspaper containing 4 pages of The Evening Star from January 7th, 1834. Contents include: A Hard Case (on a "young lay, of good parents, and impeachable character, a communicant from her church. Calling for less drastic measures the paper asks, "Why have we so many professing fiends of religion and so few who practice? ) ; Police (on delinquents) ; Removal of the Deposits (the conclusion of Henry Clay’s speech) ; much more. OCLC lists 8 holdings worldwide. Foxing. Folded twice, resulting in one small tear in the middle affecting a few words of text. The vast majority of the text is present and highly readable. About good condition. (AMR-47-8). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE EVENING STAR. VOL I, NR 30 [TUESDAY, JAN...
Publisher: New York [N. Y. ]; Noah & Gill,
Publication Date: 1834
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