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P. T. Barnum's tragic fire...



Item # 611371 NEW YORK HERALD, July 14, 1865 

* Phineas Barnum Circus Museum Fire

Very fine coverage of the disastrous fire which destroyed P. T. Barnum's American Museum, with first column heads: "CONFLAGRATIONS" "Destruction of Barnum's Museum" "Supposed Origin of the Fire" "A Boa Constrictor On the Loose" "The Learned Seal Saved" "18 Buildings in a Blaze" with much more (see). The reports take the entire front page & carry over to page 5.
Eight pages, bit irregular at the spine, 2 folds, generally nice.

Category: Post-Civil War