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Sinking of the steamship "Central America"...



Item # 661539

September 18, 1857

THE NEW YORK Tribune, Sept. 18, 1857 

* SS Central America shipwreck
* Gold coins - treasure lost


Page 5 begins with column heads: "Loss of THE CENTRAL AMERICA" "525 Passengers and $1,000,000 On Board" "Only 60 Passengers Saved" and more.
The detailed report takes nearly half of the page.

Item from Catalog 304 (released for March, 2021)...

Category: Pre-Civil War