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John Wise last ballooning flight ...

Item # 600417

September 29, 1879

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, September 29, 1879

* John Wise - ballooning
* Lost flight - death

This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

The front page has one column headings: "Balloon Ascension" "Professor Wise Goes Aloft In Interest Of Science" and more. See image for text here. This was the flight by Balloonist, John Wise, in which he would disappear and never be seen again.

Complete, minor margin wear, otherwise in good condition.

Category: Post-Civil War