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White, Jonathon C. The Weekly junior register. [Vol. 1, no. 43 (October 16, 1862)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00846 Author/Creator: White, Jonathon C. Place Written: Franklin, Louisiana Type: Newspaper Date: 16 October 1862 Pagination: 2 p. : wallpaper ; 41 x 29.2 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00846 Author/Creator: White, Jonathon C. Place Written: Franklin, Louisiana Type: Newspaper Date: 16 October 1862 Pagination: 2 p. : wallpaper ; 41 x 29.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Several articles and ads are in both English and French. Content includes "Late News" on the Battle of Corinth, Butler's order from occupied New Orleans, requiring all adults who have not taken the oath of allegiance to report to the nearest Provost Marshal with a descriptive list of all property for taxation and for a certificate citing them as an enemy of the United States, news of a telegraph line connecting Washington and California, report of planned protest in New York against Lincoln's [preliminary] Emancipation Proclamation. An editorial examines Northern motivations. Printed on outer pages of a single sheet of blue, red, and tan wallpaper.

Background Information: Official journal of the Franklin (Attakapas) Parish of St. Mary, Louisiana.

People: White, Jonathon C., fl. 1862
White, Marcus B., fl. 1862

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Military HistoryCivil WarJournalismWallpaper NewspaperBattleUnion ForcesUnion GeneralOathTaxes or TaxationMilitary LawTelegraphWashington, D.C.EmancipationEmancipation ProclamationPresidentPresidential Speeches and ProclamationsAmerican West

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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