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Enormous creature... Full front page eyewitness retelling of Baltimore Mob Riot of 1812...



Item # 659583 NEW YORK HERALD, August 15, 1812 

* Baltimore riots of 1812
* Scudder's American Museum


A back page notice for the: "Mammoth Turtle In Scudder's American Museum" takes nearly half a column and offers many details about this enormous creature. Includes a rather large woodcut of the turtle's head as well.
The front page coverage of the Baltimore mob action on July 27, 1812, against Federalist newspaper editors continues to the first two columns of the second page
This is complete in 4 pages with some scattered light foxing, otherwise in good condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War