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Contained places
Name Type
Alabama State or Province
Arizona State or Province
Arkansas State or Province
Arkansas River Rivers/Waterways
California State or Province
Chesapeake Bay Region
Colorado State or Province
Connecticut State or Province
Dakota Territory State or Province
Deep South Region
Delaware State or Province
Des Moines River Rivers/Waterways
District of Columbia State or Province
Florida State or Province
Georgia State or Province
Idaho State or Province
Illinois State or Province
Indian Territory State or Province
Indiana State or Province
Iowa State or Province
Kansas State or Province
Kentucky State or Province
Louisiana State or Province
Lower North Region
Maine State or Province
Maryland State or Province
Mason-Dixon Line Region
Massachusetts State or Province
Michigan State or Province
Minnesota State or Province
Mississippi State or Province
Mississippi River Rivers/Waterways
Mississippi River Valley Region
Missouri State or Province
Missouri River Rivers/Waterways
Mobile River Rivers/Waterways
Montana State or Province
Nebraska State or Province
Nevada State or Province
New England Region
New Hampshire State or Province
New Jersey State or Province
New Mexico State or Province
New York State or Province
North Carolina State or Province
North Dakota State or Province
Northern Seaboard Region
Northwest Region
Ohio State or Province
Ohio River Rivers/Waterways
Ohio River Valley Region
Oklahoma State or Province
Oregon State or Province
Pennsylvania State or Province
Platte River Rivers/Waterways
Potomac River Rivers/Waterways
Red River Continent
Rhode Island State or Province
Shenandoah River Rivers/Waterways
South Carolina State or Province
South Dakota State or Province
Susquehanna River Rivers/Waterways
Tennessee State or Province
Tennessee River Rivers/Waterways
Texas State or Province
Upper South Region
Utah Territory State or Province
Vermont State or Province
Virginia State or Province
Wabash River Rivers/Waterways
Washington Territory State or Province
West Region
West Virginia State or Province
Wisconsin State or Province
Wyoming State or Province


Date Title
06/18/1851 New Orleans (LA) Picayune, “The Fugitive Slave Law,” June 18, 1851
11/11/1852 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “The Cuban Movement,” November 11, 1852
11/01/1853 John Henry Hill to Philadelphia Vigilance Committee, November 1, 1853
01/06/1854 Debate over the Estimates for Rivers and Harbors, House of Representatives, January 6, 1854
03/23/1857 New York Times, “Tendencies Towards Free-Trade,” March 23, 1857
04/29/1857 New York Times, “England and America,” April 29, 1857
05/14/1857 Richmond (VA) Dispatch, "England and America," May 14, 1857
05/24/1857 New Orleans (LA) Picayune, “Great Britain in Honduras,” May 24, 1857
10/14/1857 New York Times, “The American Panic,” October 14, 1857
06/24/1858 San Francisco (CA) Evening Bulletin, “Immigration into the United States for the Last Fifteen Years,” June 24, 1858
06/29/1858 Milwaukee (WI) Sentinel, "The Atlantic Telegraph Cable," June 29, 1858
09/01/1858 New York Times, “A Telegraphic Bureau,” September 1, 1858
09/27/1858 New York Times, “The Boundary Survey between Mexico and the United States,” September 27, 1858
10/27/1858 New York Times, “The Home Squadron,” October 27, 1858
11/19/1858 New York Herald, “Gen. Walker Submitting to a ‘Legal Experiment,’” November 19, 1858
12/11/1858 Boston (MA) Flag of Our Union, “Uncle Sam’s Farm,” December 11, 1858
02/15/1859 New York Times, “The Cuban Scheme at the South,” February 15, 1859
02/20/1859 New York Herald, “Immigration into the United States,” February 20, 1859
03/20/1859 New Orleans (LA) Picayune, “Russia and America,” March 20, 1859
04/01/1859 San Francisco (CA) Evening Bulletin, “Filibusterism and Disunion,” April 1, 1859
07/04/1859 Washington (DC) National Intelligencer, “Railroad Disasters,” July 4, 1859
08/18/1859 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “The Next Census,” August 18, 1859
03/26/1860 William Wilkins to James Watson Webb, March 26, 1860
06/10/1860 New York Herald, “The Mode of Taking the Census,” June 10, 1860
06/30/1860 Boston (MA) Advertiser, “Relations with Japan in Jeopardy,” June 30, 1860
08/09/1860 New York Herald, “The Ovations to the Prince of Wales,” August 9, 1860
09/22/1860 New York Times, “The Nonsense of Disunion,” September 22, 1860
10/16/1860 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, "The Prince of Wales," October 16, 1860
11/02/1860 Newark (OH) Advocate, "The Prince's Visit from a Canadian Point of View," November 2, 1860
12/02/1860 New York Herald, “The English Press Upon the Prince's Visit,” December 2, 1860
12/08/1860 Chicago (IL) Tribune, "The Prime Cause," December 8, 1860
12/14/1860 Lowell (MA) Citizen & News, “British Views of Secession,” December 14, 1860
12/30/1860 New York Herald, “Is South Carolina Out of the Union?,” December 30, 1860
12/31/1860 New York Times, “Flight of a Great Criminal,” December 31, 1860
01/11/1861 Richmond (VA) Dispatch, “The One Man Power,” January 11, 1861
01/23/1861 New York Times, “Secession of Florida,” January 23, 1861
03/03/1861 New York Herald, “Resignations in the Army, Navy and Civil Service of the Federal Government,” March 3, 1861
03/31/1861 New York Herald, “The Republican Party and their Professions for the Poor,” March 31, 1861
04/13/1861 Chicago (IL) Tribune, “War Inaugurated!,” April 13, 1861
05/17/1861 Richmond (VA) Dispatch, “New European Views of the South,” May 17, 1861
05/27/1861 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “Abusing England,” May 27, 1861
05/29/1861 Charleston (SC) Mercury, “The Military Policy of the North,” May 29, 1861
05/31/1861 Newark (OH) Advocate, “England and the United States,” May 31, 1861
06/03/1861 New York Times, “One of their Errors,” June 3, 1861
07/04/1861 Entry by Kate Stone, July 4, 1861
08/05/1861 Gideon Welles to Abraham Lincoln, August 5, 1861