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July 10, 1875

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 10, 1875

* Outlaws attempt to rob train

An uncommon title from the South during the post Civil War reconstruction era. Contains news of the day with many interesting advertisements.

The front page has one column headings that include: "ILLINOIS" "Desperate Attempt To Rob An Express Car" and more. 1st report coverage on a train robbery attempt at Long Point, Illinois.

This issue is complete in 4 pages, and has minor margin wear. Otherwise it is in good condition.

Category: Post-Civil War