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On the assassination of James Garfield...

Item # 646726

July 04, 1881

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 4, 1881  The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the assassination of President James Garfield, show just two days prior & still clinging to life: "HOPE AND FEAR" "Each Contending for the Mastery at the President's Bedside" "Life, However, Still Trembling in the Balance" "The Utmost Care & Caution Displayed in Their Wording" "Public Sentiment as to the Tragedy and the Vile Assassin" and more (see).  Over half of the ftpg.. is taken up with related reports.
Ten pages, address label at the top, nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War