National Defender, v. II, no. 3, Tuesday, August 25, 1857, Whole Number: 55.
 p. "A Family Newspaper - Devoted to the Perpetuation of the Union and the American Cause". Published in Norristown, Pa. Weekly. Contains serial fiction, original poetry, news, and ads. This issue contains on p.1 an article on Paris and cremation of the dead.
Philadelphia and Norristown: H. Liebert