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Jenks, Eleazer Alley (1776-1807) Jenk's Portland gazette. [Vol. 6, no. 291 (Nov. 19, 1803)].

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08754 Author/Creator: Jenks, Eleazer Alley (1776-1807) Place Written: Portland, Maine Type: Newspaper Date: 19 November 1803 Pagination: 4 p. ; 44 x 31.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Among normal news and advertisements, prints the proclamation announcing the Louisiana Purchase, related congressional debates, and an editorial questioning the wisdom of the purchase.

People: Jenks, Eleazer Alley, 1776-1807

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Louisiana PurchasePresidential Speeches and ProclamationsLand TransactionGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsWestward Expansion

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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