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A complete and authentic issue of the Niles Weekly, Baltimore, January 19, 1833, 6-1/2” x 10,” 24pp.,[includes 8pp supplement] disbound, VG. Nearly the entire issue is taken with the nullification topic centered around President Jackson’s message to Congress, January 16, 1833, presenteing the Force Bill. In part, “...“...I have had officially transmitted to me by the governor of South Carolina, which I now communicate to Congress, a copy of the ordinance passed by the convention which assembled at Columbia, in the State of South Carolina, in November last, declaring certain acts of Congress therein mentioned within the limits of that State to be absolutely null and void ... A recent proclamation of the present governor of South Carolina has openly defied the authority of the Executive of the Union, and general orders from the headquarters of the State announced his determination to accept the services of volunteers and his belief that should their country need their services they will be found at the post of honor and duty, ready to lay down their lives in her defense. Under these orders the forces referred to are directed to ‘hold themselves in readiness to take the field at a moment's warning,’ and in the city of Charleston ... This solemn denunciation of the laws and authority of the United States has been followed up by a series of acts on the part of the authorities of that State which manifest a determination to render inevitable a resort to those measures of self-defense which the paramount duty of the Federal Government requires, but upon the adoption of which that State will proceed to execute the purpose it has avowed in this ordinance of withdrawing from the Union. ...”
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President Jackson Responds to South Carolina’s Nullification Acts

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Final prices include buyers premium.: $75.00
Estimate: $100 - $200
Auction closed on Thursday, May 30, 2019.
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