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20 April 1869

Just 4 years after the US Civil War

Well-written daily newspaper serving wider Philadelphia
Founded in 1829, still published today; third-oldest US newspaper. Major news source during the Civil War; its war coverage was popular on both sides

Attempted escape of convicts from penitentiary, one shot dead
News of war in Cuba against Spain
Proposal that Britain surrender its possessions in US to settle its grave wrongs during the late Civil War
Seizure of American brig Mary Lowell in Bahama by Spain declared a legally captured prize
Trial of a murderess
Accounts that Dr Livingstone, the great African traveller, is on his way home
Rumoured triple alliance between France. Italy and Austria
An impudent swindler exposed
Alexander Dumas at a social occasion said the French government had used him and his recent piece as a ballon d’essai (test balloon) to discover whether and how far they could count on the military ardour of the masses in a war with Germany
Nearly all Canadian dams on the Grand River have failed; loss of life and property
+ lots more

8 pages: 50 x 32 cm

Printed on quality high-rag content paper, still flexible
Good condition. Minor marks
Folded in 1/2


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  • Seller location: Wellington City, Wellington, NZ

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