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Steamer Austria sinks... Donati's Comet...
Item # 623435
October 7, 1858
THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, Oct. 7, 1858
* Rare title
The ftpg. has over 2 12 columns on the: "Destruction of The Steamer Austria by Fire!" "Terrible Loss of Human Life!" in which 449 lost their lives (see hyperlink for more). Also on the ftpg. is an editorial on: "The Fugitive Slave Law" as well as: "Professor Mitchell on the Comet" which is a nice item on Donati's Comet, taking nearly a full column (see hyperlink).
Four pages, nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War