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Item # 585961

February 17, 1849

THE LOUISVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Louisville, Kentucky, February 17, 1849  Rare to find a Kentucky newspaper from before the Civil War. The entire ftpg. and back page taken up with ads, providing interesting insight into the goods purchased by families over ten years before the Civil War. Inside pages have various news of the day, including political items, and even more advertisements.

Page 2 has an article pertaining to the "Railroad from the Atlantic to the Pacific" and the concern of at least one thousand mile coverage in that path.

Measures approximately 26x20 inches, four pages, rejoined at the spine, some margin wear, generally nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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