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P.T. Barnum & his white elephant... Modoc Indians... Baseball...



Item # 638744

December 08, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 8, 1883  The back page has: "Modocs On A Peace Footing" "Bogus Charley--Steamboat Frank--Princess Mary--Shacknasty Jim--Scarface Charley, and others" "Savages Converted Into Agriculturists..." with more on the Modoc Indians in the Idaho Territory, all taking nearly 2 1/2 columns.
Also on the bkpg: "Barnum's White Elephant" "At Last He Buys One from King Theebaw for $200,000" with much on this, taking one-third of a column. An inside page also has much on baseball (see).
Sixteen pages very nice condition.

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Category: Post-Civil War