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P.T. Barnum - improving public morals...
A Missouri duel...
Item # 608221
August 24, 1879
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 24, 1879
*James Dobbins & Michael Burns duel
* P. T. Barnum - trying to improve public morals
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "A DUEL TO THE DEATH" "The Principals Farmers, and Both Killed" "One of the Most Desperate Affairs on Record" and more. (see) See images for text here.
Page 8 has: "P. T. Barnum" "He Unfolds His Last Scheme for Improving Public Morals" and more. (see) Lengthy text here.
Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along spine, nice condition.
Category: Post-Civil War