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On the killing of Jesse James...

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April 05, 1882

WORCESTER DAILY SPY, Massachusetts, April 5, 1882 

* Outlaw Jesse James assassination

The top of the last column on the front page is headed: "The Dead Train Robber" which is a report concerning the death of the infamous Jesse James. It begins: "At the coroner's inquest Mrs. Samuels, mother of Jesse James, testified that it was her son Jesse. Considerable excitement was created by her denunciation of the treachery of Dick Little..." with much more, with further on: "...The confirmation of James' death has created a profound sensation in western Missouri..." and more (see).
Eight pages, large folio size, various tears at edges with some archival mends to inside pages, a small piece from a lower corner inside.

Category: The Old West