Boston. M. M. Ballou. 12-22- 1855.
Illustrated weekly newspaper, 15 x 11 inches, 14 pp. Illustration on the front cover gives focus to the state of Louisiana. Pictured are black slaves cutting sugar cane and Indians "engaged in their famous ball-play." The State Arms is depicted at the center, below which is shown the Mississippi River and New Orleans under a crescent moon. The newspaper has light spot below the pictorial banner that depicts the Boston harbor; overall good condition. Item #55067