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General Tom Thumb....

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August 22, 1844

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., August 22 , 1844

* General Tom Thumb as a young boy
* P.T. Barnum circus attraction

Page 3 has a report about "Tom Thumb At Paris" that reads, in part:

* As it is the intention of Mr. Barnum to visit Paris with Tom Thumb....The General, having worn out Napoleon in England, he will there, in polite deference to French prejudice, appear as the Duke of Wellington....He will...dance a hornpipe... and...sing a comic song....When the General returns to America he will... enchant ...by appearing as Prince Albert....

Other news of the day with many ads. 4 pages in nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War