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P. T. Barnum made Tom Thumb wealthy...
Item # 602850
September 07, 1852
THE UNION DEMOCRAT, Manchester, New Hampshire, Sept. 7, 1852 The front page has: "Barnum and Tom Thumb" which includes a letter from Bridgeport, Ct., noting in part: "Barnum's chief sources of income...are his Museum...among his incidental expenses are $200 a week or $10,400 a year for Tom Thumb..." with more on the wealth of Tom Thumb (see).
Page 2 has a notice supporting "For President, Franklin Pierce...". Four pages, very nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War