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Victoria C. Woodhull and her "scandal"...



Item # 672916

November 10, 1872

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 10, 1872  Page one has much content and headings related to the Great Boston Fire:  "Another Chicago" "Vain Efforts of the Firemen to Check the Flames" "Startling Scenes of Panic Among the People" and more.  Page three has most of a column on the noted feminist, Victoria C. Woodhull, headed:  "The Woodhull Scandal" "The Case of Col. Blood-Examination Before Justice Fowler Yesterday-Decision Reserved", "Testimony of Mr. Challis", and much more. 
It begins:  "At Jefferson Market Court, yesterday, Justice Fowler resumed the examination of the complaint against James H. Blood, who is charged with aiding and abetting the publication of a periodical containing an alleged libel against L. C. Collins...Victoria C. Woodhull testified that she resided at present at Ludlow-Street Jail, with Miss Claflin, and they were owners of Woodhull and Claflin's Weekly..." with much more. The web has much on Victoria Woodhull & this trial.
Complete in 8 pages, very nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War