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Early Balloon Voyage In 1859...
Item # 210878
August 9, 1859
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 9, 1859 Back page has: Narrative Of Professor Wises 231st Aerial Voyage Made from St. Louis, Mo., July 30, 1859, accompanied by his son, Chas. E. Wise. Also has: Blondins Greatest Feat He Stands On His Head re. his third tight rope performance above the Niagara River. Both are quite detailed. Other news of the day includes: "THE NEW SLAVE-TRADE" "The Kansas Gold Mines" "Another Cargo of Slaves Landed" and much more. 8 pages in nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War