1844 WORLD WE LIVE IN MAGAZINE. Slavery, Slavers Murdered, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1st Ed, 1776, etc.
1844 WORLD WE LIVE IN MAGAZINE. Slavery, Slavers Murdered, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1st Ed, 1776, etc.
1844 WORLD WE LIVE IN MAGAZINE. Slavery, Slavers Murdered, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1st Ed, 1776, etc.
1844 WORLD WE LIVE IN MAGAZINE. Slavery, Slavers Murdered, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1st Ed, 1776, etc.

1844 WORLD WE LIVE IN MAGAZINE. Slavery, Slavers Murdered, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1st Ed, 1776, etc.

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Fascinating short-lived periodical out of Boston with some truly fascinating content, including first printings of poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, items on slavery, feminism and women's rights, anti-immigration, etc. 

Hall, John B. and Andrew J. Loud [eds]. The World We Live In. A Periodical Issued Semi-Monthly.Complete, January 6, 1844 through September 7, 1844. Boston. John B. Hall and Andrew J. Loud. 1844. 136pp.

Contents include:

*Murmuring Pays no Bills

*Mankind in the Fourteenth Century

*The Insect Part of Creation

*Published Song with Music The Inebriate's Lament [ Temperance ]

*The Englishman in Tartary [series]

*China

*The Miser's Wife by Elizabeth Oakes Smith

*The Duel

*A Sketch for Mothers and Daughters

*The Quaker and the Highwayman

*Education of Bees

*The Monster Telescope 

*The First and Last Thanksgiving

*The Two Merchants. A Tale of Scotland

*My Mother's Bible

*The Voice of Angels by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow [Apparently the first publication of this poem]

*Time . . . the Perishing Nations

*I Love the Snow. A Song with Music by O. W. Withington

*The Church of the Cup of Water

*Keep the Loaf Under Your Own Arm. A True Story of 1776.

*Women Fattened at Tunis for Marriage

*A Remarkable Case of a Supposed Trance.

*John Quincy Adams

*Skillful Surgery

*Smoking

*Song. The Old Oaken Bucket by Samuel Woodworth.

*The Dignity and Respectability of Mechanical Occupations by Hon. Francis Baylies.

*The Last of the Red Men [Native American Lament on the Genocide of the Indians]

*Destruction of the Inquisition

*Indian Treaties

*Re-capture of Stony Point. Brave Conduct of General Wayne during the American Revolution

*The Trampled Land

*Peculiarities of Insane Persons

*The Poor Sailor and the Shark

*The Blind Boy's Return by Elihu Burritt

*The Monster Salazar - Incident of Kendall's Santa Fe Expedition

*Charles John Bernadotte

*Female Depravity in London [ Prostitution - Sex Trafficking ]

*The Small Feet of the Chinese Women

*Second Sight [Prevision - Prophecy]: Anecdote of Talleyrand.

*The Ex-Dey Algiers

*Singing Conducive to Health

*The Fate of a Highwayman

*Mesmerism

*Sin and Philanthropy by Lydia Maria Child

*Insanity Cured by Mental Employment

*The Sea Boy by Mrs. Lydia H. Sigourney

*An Alligator Carried Off by a Tiger

*Women's Temper

*Cure for the Bite of a Rattlesnake

*The Guardian Angel. An Incident of the Plague at Constantinople

*Music. The Dream is Pastor. Poetry by Edward Fitz Aubyn and Music by Stephen Glover

*Song of the American Eagle by a Lady of Vermont [Poem]

*Freedom's Reply

*Native Americanism in Philadelphia [Fascinating "America First" Rally in Philadelphia that led to riots, etc.

*A Scene in Spain by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 

*A Sunday at Moscow

*The Last Arts of the Egyptians

*Snake Catchers

*The Deluge of Foreigners [on the dangers of too much immigration]

*Notes and Anecdotes by a Traveller in Russia

*The Guillotine

*The City of Hayti

*An African's Revenge [murder of an owner by a slave]

*Portrait Painting among the Indians by Catlin

*Female Influence

*The Temperance Reform

*The Slave Ship [lengthy poem]. 

*Englishmen among the Cannibals of New Zealand

*Monsters of Western America 

*A Living Monster [Native American Tale of a Half Bullfrog Half Man]

etc. etc. etc. 

Small folio; disbound with last two leaves detached. Complete. Some ink stains on a few leaves, not impacting legibility.