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From Brenham, Texas, bluebonnet country...

Item # 668705

July 29, 1881

BRENHAM DAILY BANNER, Texas, July 29, 1881 

* Very rare Southwestern publication

The first of this title we have located. Gregory's "Union List of Newspapers" notes only 1 of 5 institutions have  holding from the19th century.
This city in East central Texas has a population under 16,000 today. A typical Western newspaper of the day with news & many Western-style advertisements.
Four pages, never-trimmed margins, some minor margin tears, good condition.

Category: The Old West