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Death of P. T. Barnum...

Item # 570924

April 11, 1891

WAVERLY FREE PRESS, Waverly, New York, April 11, 1891  The second page of this issue contains the report of the death of P. T. Barnum"On Tuesday evening, April 7, 1891, that prince of showmen, P. T. Barnum, breathed his last. He was in this 81st year and died from heart failure... His life was rounded out full and complete, and will always shine out in the amusement world like a star in the darkest night. His rest is well earned."  The issue also contains other news and advertisements of the day.

This is complete in four pages with browning at the edges with a few edge tears and several bind holes in the left spine, otherwise in good condition.

Category: Post-Civil War

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