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1865 Flags in the masthead...
Item # 588189
July 8, 1865
FLAG OF OUR UNION, Boston, July 8, 1865
* Uncommon title
This was a popular weekly which in the early 1850's claimed to have the largest circulation of any newspaper in the United States. It was begun by the famed publishers Gleason & Ballou, who lent there names to titles which were much like the later Harper's Weekly. Mostly literary content with a very ornate masthead.
Sixteen pages, very nice condition.
Category: Post-Civil War