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Sabine Pass, Texas hurricane....

Item # 607215

October 15, 1886

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, October 15, 1886

* Sabine Pass, Port Arthur, Texas
* Hurricane disaster (1st report)

The front page has one column headings: "TOWN ENGULFED" "Sabine Pass, Texas, Washed Away by a Big Flood" "Fifty People Drowned" "Looking Death in the Face With no Hope of Escape" "The Scenes Of Terror" and more.
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large sized paper measuring 25 x 19 1/2 inches, small clipping cut away on 2nd leaf (unrelated), a little spine wear, otherwise nice condition. Uncommon title.

Category: Post-Civil War