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1817 Salem MA - Stolen $100 Notes....

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April 15, 1817

SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Mass., April 15, 1817.
* $100 Notes Stolen
* Suspect Swallowed Them
* He Was Made To Cast Them Up
* 1817 Salem MA

A pg. 3 report from Philadelphia mentions that four persons were arrested on suspicion of stealing eight $100 notes. Says emetics were administered and one of the suspects ...cast up two notes...each one hundred dollars. Other news of the day includes: "Fires" "From Havana" "House Of Commons" and more. Several interesting advertisements as well. 4 pages in good condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War