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1860 Pemberton Mills Fire....

Item # 212901

January 12, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 12, 1860.

* Pemberton Mills Fire
* Lawrence Massachusetts

Front page has: The Lawrence Catastrophe Full Particulars of the Falling and Burning of the Pemberton Mills An Immense and Horrid Holocaust of Human Life 600 Operatives Buried Beneath the Ruins 300 Persons Killed and Wounded & more. A detailed report about this tragic fire in Massachusetts in which many of the victims were women. Other news of the day includes: "Another Southern Outrage" "Army Intelligence" and more. Several interesting advertisements as well. Bit of lite fold rubbing, otherwise in nice condition. 8 pages.

Category: Pre-Civil War