May 28 passenger list of ship Charelston from Charleston, including Charles Cotesworth Pinckney and Pierce Butler.
Meeting of Sconstayeh, A Cherokee emissary, with George Washington, to protest encroachment of whites on Indian lands.
Newspaper article accompanying print in The Sun, Awful Conflagration of the Steam Boat Lexington in Long Island Sound on Monday Eve, January 13th, 1840, by which melancholy occurrence, over 100 Persons Perished
A fire blazes through The Lexington steamship as survivors hold on to floating pieces of ship debris. A map of Long Island Sound appears below the image. This version was printed at the Sun Office and has "The ... more