Newspaper Excerpts from the Maysville Eagle, Mason County, Kentucky, 1827-1847 - Rachelle Winters-Ibrahim.
Newspapers are a wonderful source of genealogical and historical data. The abstracted news articles herein are filled with names, dates, and events that were originally published in The Maysville Eagle in Maysville, Kentucky, between 1827 and 1847. These articles reflect the social and political opinions, lifestyles, and priorities of the time. Readers will marvel at the contrast between the content of articles featured in The Maysville Eagle and the news items published today. What a different life we lead! Stolen horses, runaway slaves, debts, assault, murder, business openings, marriage announcements, death notices, historical notes on Kentucky, lists of letters remaining in the post office, politics and much more fill these pages. Political rivalry was intense during this time and many articles reflect the strong feelings that were evident on both sides. An index to full names, places and subjects augments the text.
2006, 5½x8½, paper, index, 148 pp.