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Creating the Oklahoma Land Rush...



Item # 661573

March 28, 1889

THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, March 28, 1889  The front page includes a one column print of: "Robert Todd Lincoln- Of Illinois, U.S. Minister at the Court of St. James". This was Abe Lincoln's only son to live to adulthood.
Page 2 has a nice report on the Oklahoma Land Rush with the top of the page having column heads: "Oklahoma Opened" "President Harrison's Proclamation Issued Yesterday" "Declaring the Promised Land Ready for Settlement Upon April 22" "Stormy Meetings of the Boomers at Several Points" with the text taking over a full column.
Eight pages, bit of front page fold foxing, nice condition.

Category: The Old West