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Hastings, Nebraska lynchings...

Item # 614046

April 04, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, April 4, 1883

* Alfred Packer
* Saguache, Colorado
* Cannibalism - murders
* Trial beginning

This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 3 has an article headed: "Packer, the San Juan Murderer" See image for text here.
This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 12 pages, minor irregularity along the spine, very nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War