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Much on the coming Civil War...
Item # 605695
March 12, 1861
NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, March 12, 1861
* Pre Civil War tensions brewing
* Fort Sumter - Charleston, South Carolina
The top of the front page has: "EVACUATION OF SUMTER" "Great Opposition Manifested" "Gen. Scott Takes the Responsibility" "Fort Pickens To Be Re-Enforced" with over half of the front page taken up with this reporting. Also on the ftpg: "The African Slave-Trade in the Seceding States". Page 2 has: "The Pro-Slavery Rebellion - From South Carolina" "From Virginia - Effect of the Inaugural" "From Maryland - Secession Dead".
Eight pages, some tears at margin with a few small archival mends inside. Generally nice condition.