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1875 Central Virginia earthquake....

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December 24, 1875

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, December 24, 1875 

* 3 Negroes executed for murder 
* New York hangings

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: "EARTHQUAKE", "Two Shocks Felt At Richmond", "A Night of Terror in the Capitol....". 1st report coverage on the rare earthquake in Central Virginia.
Complete in 4 pages, very minor margin wear, nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War