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General Tom Thumb death...
Item # 615561
July 28, 1883
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 28, 1883
* General Tom Thumb death
* Little people - dwarf - midget
* P.T. Barnum circus performer
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 3 has an article article headed: "Brave Tom Thumb" "Plucky Deeds of the Little Man Who Died a Few Days Ago"
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 12 pages, minor irregularity along the spine, very nice condition.
Category: Post-Civil War