Reconstruction (1865-1877)

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600767

Capture of Chief Joseph, Nez Perce War ends...

Item #600767

October 10, 1877

THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 10, 1877 



* Nez Perce War ends

* Battle of Bear Paw - Snake Creek

* Chief Joseph surrenders




The Front page has small one column headings: "The Fight With The Nez Perces", "Conclusion Of General Terry's Dispatch--Reported Capture and Release Of Joseph" This report in fact was true.

Other news of the day. Complete in eight pages, mi... See More  

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645813

Latest on the Nez Perces Indian War...

Item #645813

October 10, 1877

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 10, 1877 



* Nez Perce War ends

* Native Americans - Indians

* Chief Joseph surrenders

* General Nelson A. Miles




Page 4 has a nice report from the Nez Perce Indian War with: "MILES IN LUCK" "Joseph and the Hostile Nez Perces Surrender" "A Severe Engagement Followed by a Grand Result". Also: "The Concluding Portion of Mi... See More  

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174182

Sheep raid in Colorado...

Item #174182

October 13, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 13, 1877 Full ftpg. shows a factory full of people: 'Making Cartridges'. Halfpg: 'The Great Fair at St. Louis' great fullpg: 'The Delaware Water-Gap' is nice. Halfpg: 'Sheep Raid in Colo.' with other prints as well.

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590111

Scenes in the park... light and dark...

Item #590111

October 13, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 13, 1877 (print only)  This single-page illustration is entitled "In the Park -- Light and Shade" by C.S. Reinhart and is comprised of two different scenes, one of mothers and their children in the sunlight of the park while the other is of a gentlemen in the shaded area, sleeping on the park benches.

This is a SINGLE PAGE only illustration me... See More  

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590113

Caffraria, Africa...

Item #590113

October 13, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY SUPPLEMENT, New York, October 13, 1877 (print only)  This single-page contains a large illustration entitled "Sketches in Caffraria", measuring approximately 11.75 x 9 inches, includes four scenes from Caffraria, a district extending along the east coast of Africa.

This is a SINGLE PAGE only illustration measuring approximately 16x10.75 inches and is in very nic... See More  

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613967

Early ballooning...

Item #613967

October 16, 1877

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, October 16, 1877



* Ballooning "Amazon" flight

* Lizzie Ihling Wise

* John Wise niece




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The back page has an article headed: "UP IN A BALLOON" "The Airy Adventures of Lizzie Ihling Wise" and more. (see)

This issue is not fragile as newsprint back the... See More  

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567076

Early mention of Roosevelt's...

Item #567076

October 18, 1877

AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida New York October 18, 1877. An inside report features "The President has determined on Theodore Roosevelt of New York for collector...". This is Teddy Roosevelt's father. This is complete in 8 pages  measuring 11.5 x 16 inches and is in good condition. See photos for details.

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174184

Red Cloud & the Indians...

Item #174184

October 20, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 20, 1877 Great fullpg: 'The Moonshine Man of Kentucky' shows 5 scenes. Nice halfpg: 'The Sioux & Arrapahoe Delegation' includes Red Cloud. One-third pg: 'Mission Indians of Southern Calif. making Baskets & Hair Ropes'

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208747

German content...

Item #208747

October 20, 1877

ANZEIGER, Baltimore, Oct. 20, 1877. All content is in German. Quarto-size, 4 pgs., archival mends to a few margins tears, edge wear, otherwise in good condition.

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611414

Fireless locomotive...

Item #611414

October 20, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 20, 1877  The front cover continues a halfpage illustration "Fireless Locomotive For Street Railways" which has an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Baromotor"; "Root's Blower for Mine Ventilation"; "Automatic Fire Extinguisher"; "Small Geared Locomotives"; and more illustrations, articl... See More  

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200853

Two mastheads...

Item #200853

October 26, 1877

LUTHERAN OBSERVER, Phila., Oct. 26, 1877. Has two mastheads, one for the section containing religious-related content, and the other for the section containing secular news and content. First leaf has an archival mend in the right margin, small address label in the second masthead, minor edge wear, otherwise in good, uncut condition.

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202127

Nice Secular and Non-Secular Content...

Item #202127

October 26, 1877

 LUTHERAN OBSERVER, Phila., Oct. 26, 1877.



* Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's morning routine



Has two mastheads, one for the section containing religious-related content, and the other for the section containing secular news and content. The front page contains a paragraph concerning the morning routine of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The first leaf has an archival mend in the right marg... See More  

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174186

Custer's funeral at West Point...

Item #174186

October 27, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY October 27, 1877. Front full pg. Nast illus. of "All Quiet on the Hudson." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Nez Perces War." Two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to "The Funeral of General Custer At West Point" including "The Last Honors Over the Grave" and "Bearing the Remains to the Cemetery." 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "Mercy!... See More  

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206850

Cliffs of the Palisades...

Item #206850

October 27, 1877

ILLUSTRATED CHRISTIAN WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 27, 1877 Nice fullpg: " Pinnacles Of The Palisades" & brief article inside: "The Cliffs of the Palisades". Archival mend to a small tear at the bottom of the first leaf.

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662210

Truckee, California, near Lake Tahoe...

Item #662210

October 27, 1877

TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, California, Oct. 27, 1877 



* Wild Old West 

* Uncommon title




From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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174188

Hot Springs, Arkansas...

Item #174188

November 03, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 3, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: 'The Millennium--The Tiger & the Lamb Lie Together'. Displayable fullpg. illus. of: 'Hot Springs, Arkansas'. Another Nast cartoon.

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210710

Item #210710

November 05, 1877

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, November 5, 1877.  A great issue for framing and displaying!   "How 'Our Side' May Lose The Election" "The Famine in the British India" "The Election Excitement in France" "Burning of the Duke of Argyll's Castle at Inverary". This issue has some paper folds in the lower right-hand corner.

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210709

Item #210709

November 06, 1877

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, November 6, 1877.  A great issue for framing and displaying!   "Before and After Election" "An Arab Romance" "A Bazar In Constantinoble" "The Turco-Russian War - with the Turks in Bulgaria" "Joh Welsh, the New Minister to Great Britain" "Meade's Wonderful Midgets"

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603891

Chief Joseph... Nez Perce Indians...

Item #603891

November 09, 1877

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, November 9, 1877  The front page of the issue has a one column heading: "General News"; "The Feeling in Washington Over Gen. Miles' Victory"; and more. (See photos for text on the decision of the U.S. military to send Chief Joseph and his followers to Fort Leavenworth in Kansas).

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174190
Item #174190

November 10, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY November 10, 1877. Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Another Sedan." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Cranberry Bog, Ocean County, New Jersey - Pickers at Work." Full pg. Nast illus. of "The Web We Ruin." 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "The Battle of Kizil-Tepe, In Armenia." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Trafalgar - The Sinking of the 'Redoutable&#... See More  

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613630

St. Louis, Missouri lynching....

Item #613630

November 11, 1877

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, November 11, 1877



* Karl Strahl lynching - hanging

* Goetz murders




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 3 has an article headed: "HORROR'S HARVEST" "Carl Strahl, the Double Murderer, Executed by Judge Lynch" "The Murderer Leads His Captors to Where Goetz's Body Rests" "... See More  

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210701

Item #210701

November 13, 1877

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, November 13, 1877.  A great issue for framing and displaying!   "Our Hot-Corn Plenipotentiary at the Paris Exhibition" "The Voyage of Cleopatra's Needle from Alexandra to England" "The French Exploring Expedition in the Desert of Sahara, Algeria" "Works of the Southern White Lead Co., St. Louis., Mo."

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209632

Front Page Illustration of the Democratic Donkey...

Item #209632

November 15, 1877

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, Nov. 15, 1877 This is the popular folio-size illustrated newspaper of 8 pages which contains a full front page political cartoon captioned: "The Democratic Donkey Stripping The Clothes Off The Back of the Army." An inside page has a map of the cities of New York, Boston, Philadelphia and Baltimore. A few other prints throughout, some minor margin tears, some dirti... See More  

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174192

Chief Joseph surrenders...

Item #174192

November 17, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 17, 1877  The full ftpg. is a nice political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "The Off Year" which shows the Republican elephant (Nast's creation). Inside has a full pg. with 5 prints of: "The Virginia State Agricultural Fair at Richmond--Visit of President Hayes"; a fullpg. Nast political cartoon: "Les Deux Presidents--Elysee" shor... See More  

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211410

Item #211410

November 17, 1877

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, November 17, 1877.  A great issue for framing and displaying!  "November Days" "Views in the Crater of Kilauea" "The Tithe Collector's Return" "Rest by the Way" "The Competition for the Prize of Rome at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris" "The Suicide, William F. Coolbaugh"

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660545

Edison invents the phonograph... Baseball science...

Item #660545

November 17, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 17, 1877 



* Historic Phonograph invention

* Thomas Edison - inventor

* Early baseball science




A page 2 article headed: "A Wonderful Invention--Speech Capable Of Indefinite Repetition From Automatic Records" reports this about Edison's latest invention: "...The possibility is simply startling...a strip of indented paper tr
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671672

1877 Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania...

Item #671672

November 21, 1877

THE HOLLIDAYSBURG REGISTER, Penn. Nov. 21, 1877



* Uncommon title

* Blair County




This four page newspaper has news of the day with many interesting advertisements.

Four pages, some wear at the folds, light staining, generally good.

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601808

Early Billiards... pool...

Item #601808

November 22, 1877

THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Cleveland, Ohio, November 22, 1877



* Billiards becoming popular



This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

Page 5 has one small column headings: "Modern Billiards" "An Interesting Exposition of the Beauties of the Game" Lengthy text here.

Complete in nice condition.... See More  

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211398

Item #211398

November 23, 1877

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, November 23, 1877.  A great issue for framing and displaying! "Our Artist in Washington" "The Tuco-Russian War" "Wholesale Warehouse of Alex. T. Stewart & Co., Chicago" "The Paris Exposition of 1878" "The Crisis in France" "The Power of the Human Eye"

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174194

The Republican elephant on the front page...

Item #174194

November 24, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 24, 1877  Full front page shows a Thomas Nast political cartoon entitled "Saved (?) By The Skin Of His____" showing the injured Republican elephant hanging onto a limb with his trunk. Great full page shows construction of the Brooklyn Bridge "The East River Bridge - Demolition of Buildings for the New York Approach". Full page Thomas... See More  

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202367
Item #202367

November 24, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN New York, November 24, 1877  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: NEW YORK CITY SEWAGE TUNNEL - TILE MAKING MACHINE - FLOURING MILL - BORING MACHINE & more, including related text.

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211397

Item #211397

November 24, 1877

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, November 24, 1877.  A great issue for framing and displaying! "The Vanderbilt Wedding" "Late for Dinner" "Musical Memories" "Cold Without"

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601759

USS Huron sinking disaster...

Item #601759

November 24, 1877

THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, November 24, 1877



* USS Huron North Carolina coast sinking

* Sloop-rigged screw steam gunboat




This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

The front page has one column headings: "The Huron Disaster" "One Hundred and Five Lives Lost" "Only Thirty Persons Saved From The wreck" and... See More  

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153143
Item #153143

November 27, 1877

WARREN MAIL, Pennsylvania, Nov. 27, 1877  A complete 4 page issue with a wealth of news of the day, both local and national, plus literary content as well . A large number of period ads also, many of which are illustrated. State seal in the masthead, cleanly cut at the blank spine margin, light water stain in upper left corner, generally quite nice condition.

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174196

Doctors at work on the field of battle...

Item #174196

December 01, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  December 1, 1877  Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Exhumed." Inside are three large illus. pertaining to "The Funeral of the Late Senator Morton." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Dissolution of the High Court of Justice." 2/3 of a doublepage centerfold of "A Skirmish on the Road to Plevna - Circassian Cavalry in the Foreground."... See More  

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202366

Ice making machine...

Item #202366

December 01, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 1, 1877  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: ICE MAKING MACHINE - SUGAR CANE GRINDING MILL - FOLDING BOOK CASE - TRICYCLE & more, including related text.

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663697

Marysville: gateway to the gold fields...

Item #663697

December 01, 1877

MARYSVILLE DAILY APPEAL, California, July Dec. 1, 1877



* Rare Old West title



In the days of the California Gold Rush, Marysville was a stopping point for riverboats from Sacramento and San Francisco that carried miners on their way to the digging grounds. A sign on the roadside as one enters Marysville carries the slogan: "Gateway to The Gold Fields." At that time it was one of the... See More  

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211447

Item #211447

December 04, 1877

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, December 4, 1877.  A great issue for framing and displaying!  "The Exhibition of the Society of Decorative Art" "The Huron Disaster" "The New Chapel of St. Augustine" "A Visit of Condolence" "Philadelphia's Farewell to Minister Welsh" "The Paris Exposition of 1878"

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211445

Item #211445

December 07, 1877

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, December 7, 1877.  A great issue for framing and displaying!  "Trial of Dr. Lambert, President of the American Popular Life Insurance Company, for Perjury" "Thirty-Fifth Semi-Annual Exhibition of the Brooklyn Art Association" "Dante" "An Irreparable Misfortune"

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174198

Front page print of Sitting Bull...

Item #174198

December 08, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 8, 1877 Very nice full front page: 'Sitting Bull & the United States Commission' shows 6 scenes including an inset of Sitting Bull & one of White Eagle. Inside is a fullpg: "The 'Small Breeds' Thanksgiving - Return of the First Born from College" which shows a Black family. Two fullpg. Thomas Nast cartoons titled: "Thanksgi... See More  

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211456

Item #211456

December 12, 1877

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, December 12, 1877.  A great issue for framing and displaying!  "Cartoons on Current Topics" "The Turco-Russian War" "What Might Have Been Expected"

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174200

Artificial chicken hatching...

Item #174200

December 15, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  December 15, 1877  Front full pg. Nast illus. of "C. O. D." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Artificial Chicken Hatching." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Breakfast for the Prisoners." 2/3 of a doublepage centerfold of "Rainy Weather." 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Last Purchase." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "M. Jules Grevy, ... See More  

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617294

San Elizario Salt War...

Item #617294

December 17, 1877

CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Ohio, December 17, 1877



* San Elizario Salt War

* Texas Rangers vs. Mexicans

* El Paso County




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "The Thursday Fight in El Paso County, Tex." "A Number of American Civilians and Military Killed" and more. (see)

This issue is not fragi... See More  

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601673

The electric chair long before it would be formalized...

Item #601673

December 18, 1877

CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Ohio, Dec. 18, 1877 



* Electrocution as a means of execution ?



Page 3 has an interesting article: "Public Executions - Electricity as a Substitute for the Rope", which is a letter suggesting electricity come be used as a more humane method of execution. Various details are offered by the writer (see).

Eight pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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601764

Henry Ward Beecher sermon...

Item #601764

December 19, 1877

THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Cleveland, Ohio, December 19, 1877



* Henry Ward Beecher sermon

* Existence of Hell?




This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

Page 6 has one column headings: "Henry Ward Beecher" "The Plymouth Pastor's Unorthodox Sermon"

Complete and in nice condition.... See More  

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612242

Mark Twain in New York...

Item #612242

December 20, 1877

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 20, 1877  Page 2 has: "Twain At The Whittier Dinner - His First and Only Attempt to Travel on His Nom de Plume--The Extraordinary Guests an Old Miner Had" with the text taking 3/4 of the column.

Eight pages, evenly toned, generally nice.

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618558

Greenfield NY candy factory explosion...

Item #618558

December 21, 1877

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 21, 1877



* Greenfield, Saratoga County, New York

* Candy factory boiler explosion disaster




The front page has an article headed: "A DISASTROUS EXPLOSION" "Many Persons Serious Injured" and more with several subheads. Lengthy text takes up the entire front page and more with related illustration.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, li... See More  

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174202

The masquerade ball...

Item #174202

December 22, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 22, 1877  Front full pg. Nast illus. of "More Pacification." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Farewell Reception to Minister Welsh at the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts." 1/3 pg. portrait of "Osman Pasha." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Victor Hugo in Auguste's Wine Shop." 2/3 of a doublepage centerfold of "An Old-F... See More  

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657284

Thomas Edison invents the phonograph...

Item #657284

December 22, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 22, 1877 



* Inventor Thomas Edison

* The phonograph invented

* Best title to have this in ?




Page 2 has an extremely significant article headed: The Talking Phonograph" which begins: "Mr. Thomas Edison recently came into our office, placed a little machine on our desk, turned a crank, and the machine inquired as to our health, asked how we ... See More  

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636058

The reward money for the capture of the Younger Brothers...

Item #636058

December 24, 1877

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 24, 1877 



* Younger Brothers gang



The top of pg. 2 has column heads: "The Younger Boys" "How The Reward For Their Capture Was Divided--The Question Decided in the Courts".

Eight pages, nice condition.

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