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Item # 548067

July 13, 1827

BOSTON RECORDER & TELEGRAPH, Massachusetts, July 13, 1827 

* Early shark fishing

Page 3 has a report: "A New Haven papers says, that 17 large sharks were taken in that harbor July 2d, at one haul in a seine for taking white fish..." plus mention that most of the white fish escaped because of the damage to the nets caused by the sharks.
Other news of the day includes: "Indian Difficulties" "Emancipation" "Robbery of the Mail" and more.
Four pages in nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War