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Issue #1: January 14, 1997 (God in New
England: From Judge Dred to Mr. Rogers).
Watts hymn, "Lord I am Vile", based on Psalm 54 (a Calvinist
scriptural justification for the doctrine of innate depravity), is
contrasted to "Morning Hymn" by Levi
Frisbie (1784-1822), who was Harvard Professor of
Moral Philosophy when Ralph
Waldo Emerson attended.
Haswell: Reminisces of the City of NY
1828: Election year politics; new technology for anthracite coal;
roasted chestnuts 1st sold on a NY street; New York to Greenwich
omnibus; removal of prisoners to Sing Sing; man makes amazing time of
seven days from Cincinnati to
K. Paulding burlesque of English travel writers in America.
Similar items for 1829,30,31.
Issue #3: January 28, 1997 (Words are
Deeds: Webster, Finney, and Frederick Douglass)
Issue #5: February 11, 1997 (A
Southern Tariff-Nullifier Appeals to Western "Brothers in Affliction")
Issue #6: February 18, 1997
(Mississippi River Traffic, and "Boom and Bust" in 1836-7)
Issue # 8: March 4, 1997 (From the
Roanoke to the Cumberland; Reuben Ross and Family Go West)
Issue #15: April 22, 1997 (First
Book of History for Children and Youth, by 'Peter Parley')
Issue #18: May 13, 1997 ("The News"
in the Wake of the Hayne-Webster Debate)
Issue #19: May 20, 1997 (Building
Revivals and Steam Engines at Bowdoin)
Issue #33: October 14, 1997 (Charles
Brockden Brown: Carwin the Biloquist, Part 1)
Issue #34: October 21, 1997 (Charles
Brockden Brown: Carwin the Biloquist, Part 2)
Issue #35: October 28, 1997 (Charles
Brockden Brown: Carwin the Biloquist, Part 3)
Issue #36: November 4, 1997 (Charles
Brockden Brown: Carwin the Biloquist, Part 4 - last)
Issue #40: December 2, 1997 (A Log
Church and a Preacher's Son on the Erie Frontier)
Issue #41: December 9, 1997 (S.J.M.
Eaton, 2: A Frontier Preacher & the Early Education of his Son)
Issue #42: December 16, 1997 (S.J.M.
Eaton, 3: A Future Minister Prepares for College on the Erie Frontier)
Issue #44: January 13, 1998 (Edward
Abdy: A Blunt Abolitionist Traveler in America)
Issue #48: February10, 1998 ("More
Like a Colony of Beavers or Ants, Than Human Beings" (Abdy #2))
[hiatus; lapse of 5 weeks]
Issue #60: June 9, 1998 (Founding the
New England Anti-Slavery Society)
Issue #62: June 23, 1998 (Abdy,
Excerpt #5: More on Sing Sing, A Youth (Correctional) House, Racism,
Manners, Spoiled Children, American Women)
Issue #63: June 30, 1998 (Abdy: 'A
More thorough Humbug Never Existed' (African Colonization and other
Issue #64: July 7, 1998 (Clay on
Expunging Resolution & Seminole War ))
[hiatus; lapse of 7 weeks]
[Note: As of 1999, Jacksonian Miscellanies will be Bi-weekly]
Issue #73: January 5, 1999 (Flint on
Literary Nationalism, Criticizing Critics)
Issue #84: June 1, 1999 (Fire and
Hammer of God's Word Against Slavery)
(no issues for summer, 1999)
Up to this point, issues were dated nominally on an
every two week basis.
Beyond this point, they are dated according to when issued, and
there is no fixed interval.