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Graphic issue on the great Chicago Fire...

Item # 643321

October 10, 1871

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 10, 1871 

* The Great Chicago Fire of 1871
* Nice report w/ map

A very nice & graphic issue on the Chicago Fire, with a large front page map headed: "The Devastation of Chicago--Map of the Burned District as Far as Heard From". The top of the first column has nice heads: "A CITY IN RUINS" "The Terrible Devastation of Chicago" "Three Square Miles in the Heart of the City Burned" "Twelve Thousand Buildings Destroyed--Loss $50,000,000" "Frightful Details of the Disaster from our Own Reporters" and more (see).
Eight pages, bit of binding residue at the blank spine, nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War

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