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Custer item, just before his "massacre"...
Item # 643700
April 6, 1876
BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, April 6, 1876
* General George Armstrong Custer
* A few months before the massacre
Keeping in mind this was less than 3 months before the Custer Massacre, the bkpg. has a report: "Gen. Custer's Testimony" noting in part: "Mr. Clymer's Committee examined General Custer this morning, who testified to the existence of a ring of post traders in the Dakota posts, at Fort Lincoln and other adjacent forts...confessed that a third of their profits of $15,000 went to General Hedrick and another part of it to General Rice..." with more (see).
Also a bkpg. report: "The Black Hills - Experiences of the Gold Seekers" beginning: A letter form Cheyenne to the Times says the gold seekers en route to the Black Hills are terribly swindled at every step..." with more (see).
Four pages, large folio size, nice condition. The folder noted is for the issue folded in half
Category: The Old West