Philadelphia: Printed by T.W. Ustick, Aug. 7 1833 - July 23, 1834. 422pp., comprising the first twenty-six issues of the first volume. Gathered signatures, later stitching. Laid into contemporary plain wrappers. Some scattered foxing, else quite good. Item #WRCAM23955
This early American periodical contains all manner of articles on economic and political issues of the day, e.g. states' rights, free trade, alien and sedition laws, and the like. The stated purpose of the publication being "to disseminate the great principles of Constitutional Liberty...[and] advocate the Republican doctrines of '98, as set forth in the Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions, and as maintained by Jefferson, Madison, M'Kean, and the other distinguished champions of State Rights and State Remedies." Includes extracts from letters and documents by Jefferson, Adams, Madison, and others. THE EXAMINER... ceased with the number for July 22, 1835.