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September 23, 1881

THE WEEKLY MERCURY, Oroville, Butte County, California, Sept. 23, 1881 

* James A. Garfield assassination
* Rare Old West title

All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered. Page 3 has at the top: "A Bereaved Nation" with subheads: "President Garfield Dies from the Effects of Guiteau's Bullet--The Closing Scene--Last Official Bulletin of the Physicians--What the Post-mortem Examination Revealed--The New President--Proclamation by Governor Perkins..." and more This report takes full half of page 2, plus there is some editorial talk on page 2.
Four pages, folio size, great condition.

Category: Post-Civil War