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The James-Younger Gang and the Northfield Bank robbery...
Item # 631372
September 11, 1876
THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, Sept. 11, 1876
* Famous Jesse James gang robbery
* Northfield, Minnesota bank
The front page has: "The Northfield Robbers" which is the latest news on chasing after the James-Younger Gang, perpetrators of the famous Northfield Bank robbery 4 day previous (see hyperlink). It notes in part: "...Squads of men have been sent...to head them off...light haired man wounded at Northfield is undoubtedly Frank James...". Further on is an update headed: "Bank Robbers Corralled" noting that: "....supposed to be corralled in the timber near Lake Elpian...they cannot escape...".
Four pages, loss to a lower corner not affecting these reports, otherwise good.
Category: The Old West