National Intelligencer Newspaper Abstracts, 1830-1831


This volume, ninth in the series, contains classified ads, appointments by the President, marriage and death notices, congressional lists, advertisements, runaway slave notices and reward postings, tax lists, notable court cases, letters, accounts of military affairs, maritime information and other noteworthy events in and around the nation's capital. Where there is information about something or someone that might be of interest, an abstract was created. The newspaper reveals a personal side of the lives of many people. During the author's twenty-four years of research on her own family genealogy, she always wanted to read the National Intelligencer and bring to print the many stories found there. They can be found in this series.

These abstracts are a great aid to finding locations, ages or relationships of ancestors in the Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia areas, and elsewhere. Names of people in the news in these locales, as well as items or events which might provide a clue to an individual's location, age or relationship to others, are included. The author has organized the abstracts chronologically to make finding specific dates easier. All surnames, land tracts and vessels are included in the index. 

Joan M. Dixon

1999, 5½x8½, paper, indices, 474 pp.

 ISBN: 9780788413094