War Between the States

4 pages, The Log Cabin, New York, Saturday, January 23, 1841, with vignette of a log cabin at upper center with an American flag flying with the motto, "Retrenchment And Reform." Published by Horace Greeley with his name printed in the upper left margin. Stories include: Government Officers, Agents, And Salaries. Besides the story it gives an itemized list of positions with their salaries. It is interesting to note that Major Generals in 1841 earned $5,000 annually, while Brigadier Generals received $3,150. The list includes all ranks right down to private, and includes The Naval Department salaries as well as government officials. Debate On The Preemption Bill. There is a very lengthy and interesting article regarding the Funeral Of Napoleon and Re-Entombment in Paris. Much more news. Edge wear, small paper chips at edges, age toning, and small archival tape repairs. Ink name of the subscriber for this newspaper is written in the margin at upper right. Very fine content from 1841.

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