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Item # 650712

September 29, 1863

BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept.29, 1863  It's always great to find news or advertisement tidbits about historic figures long before their names would draw national or international attention. Here is a great example.
Near the top of the front page is an intriguing advertisement for the play "Richard III' at the Howard Anthenaeum, noting the character of Richard will be played by: "Mr. Wilkes Booth" (see).
Given this is a Boston theater, this report of John Wilkes Booth would only be in a Boston newspaper.
Four pages, large folio size, some roughness at the margins and minor fold wear, generally good.  The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

Item from Catalog 278 (released for January, 2019)...

Category: Yankee

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