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Mayersville, Mississippi lynching...

Item # 614382

August 3, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 3, 1883

* Mayersville, Mississippi
* Issaquena County
* Lynching - hanging

This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "A Wealthy Mississippian Hanged by a Mob" See image for text here.
This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 10 pages, minor irregularity along the spine, very nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War

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