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Eagle shot and killed in 1826....



Item # 222277

March 24, 1826

BOSTON RECORDER AND TELEGRAPH, March 24, 1826
 
* Large Golden Eagle shot 
* Early 19th century original reading


Page 3 has a report stating that a Golden Eagle was shot at Corton Point, N.Y. Says the eagle was a yearling, & measured 7 feet 8 inches across the wings, 3 feet from his beak to feet, and that his beak was 3 inches long and 5/8 inches in circumference. Other news of the day includes: "The Cherokees and Osages" "Outrage" and more (mostly religious). Second leaf has an archival mend in the lower margins, otherwise in good condition. 4 pages.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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