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Transcontinental railroad is complete... Cuban revolution...

Item # 173310

June 05, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 5, 1869  Inside has a very nice half page print: "Completion of the Pacific Railroad - Meeting of Locomotives of the Union and Central Pacific Lines: The Engineers Shake Hands" being a fine display item. A half page illustration is of the "Great Fire at Dayton, Ohio - Destruction of Turner's Opera-House". Three prints on the "Cuban Revolution". A full page: "Freshets in the West - Great Jam of Logs at Chippewa Falls Boom, Wisconsin". A full page political cartoon "Error Wounded Writhes in Pain" is of J Bull and Brother Jonathan (who resembles Uncle Sam).  Also included is an article and an ad related to Chickering pianos.
Complete in 16 pages with additional prints and related text. 

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Category: 1866-1869