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Item # 672508

January 24, 1850

THE LOUISVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Kentucky, Jan. 24, 1850

* Uncommon antebellum publication

Rare to find a Kentucky newspaper from before the Civil War. The entire front & back pages are taken up with ads, providing interesting insight into the goods purchased by families over ten years before the Civil War. Inside pages have various news of the day, including political items, and even more advertisements.
Measures approximately 26 by 20 inches, four pages, margin wear with various tears at the margin. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

Category: Pre-Civil War