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James Garfield murder trial begins.....

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November 18, 1881

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, November 18, 1881

* Charles Guiteau trial begins
* James A. Garfield assassination

The front page has one column headlines that include: "THE GREAT TRIAL", "It is Formally Opened by the District Attorney", "Guiteau's Counsel Discovery the Meaning of 'Stalwart'", "The Assassin Defies the Court and All Hands" 
and more (see photos). This is 1st report coverage on the opening of the Charles Guiteau trial for the murder of President James A. Garfield.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, otherwise good.

Category: Post-Civil War