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Boer War newspaper, "Special Siege Slip"...

Item # 649950

April 21, 1900

THE MAFEKING MAIL--SPECIAL SIEGE SLIP, South Africa, April 21, 1900  Fascinating newspaper published during the Boer War under "siege" conditions. Note above the dateline: "Issued Daily, Shells Permitting" and also: "190th Day of Siege".
A single sheet paper printed on rather thick stock paper due to lack of newsprint, various war news & other items.
Measures 8 by 13 inches, excellent condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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