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Pre-Civil War newspaper from New Orleans...

Item # 618173

July 19, 1851

THE DAILY CRESCENT, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 19, 1851

* at least one Illustrated slave ad
* Illustrated riverboat ads
* Rare pre civil war title from the deep South

Rarely do we have the opportunity to offer newspapers from New Orleans from before the 1880's. Here is a nice pre-Civil War issue, complete in 4 pages.

The front page contains some news of the day with many illustrated ship ads including many for riverboats which New Orleans is famous for.

Other various news tidbits and ads throughout the other pages.

This issue is browned with little margin wear, otherwise in good condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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