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Early James Gang bank robbery...

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March 22, 1868

NEW-YORK TIMES, March 22, 1868  The front pager has a somewhat brief article headed: "A Louisville Banking House Broken Into and Robbed" with a Louisville, Ky. dateline from the day before. It notes: "...entered by five men and robbed of $9,000...They shot Mr. Long...General shooting commenced...The robbers escaped to Frankfort." (see).
This was the Russellville, Kentucky, bank robbery committed by the James James-Younger Gang (see hyperlink for further details.
Eight pages (lacking the Supplement), very nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War

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