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Man in an electric chair...

Item # 637104

June 30, 1888

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 30, 1888  The ftpg. shows: "New Bridge Over Kill Van Kull--The Largest Draw in the World". This bridge connected New Jersey & New York via Staten Island.
Inside has an illustration captioned: "Execution by Electricity, Shortly to Be Introduced in N.Y. State" with a related article on the details headed: "Execution by Electricity".
Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War

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