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Two-headed snake killed in 1839...



Item # 219551

October 26, 1839

THE MADISONIAN, Washington, Oct. 26, 1839.
 
* Two-Headed Snake found and killed
* Leavenworth Iowa

Page 2 has a report from a Leavenworth, Iowa, paper about a snake killed on a farm. Says the snake was two feet in length had a head at each end, and could crawl both ways, plus a few other details. Mentions that the snake might be the only one of its kind ever known in America. Other news of the day and ads throughout. 4 pages in nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War