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Woodhull & Claflin... The Ku Klux Klan...



Item # 673925

November 05, 1872

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 5, 1872   The front page has: "The Ku Klux" "Greeley's Friends at Work in Kentucky--They Hang a Man, His Wife, and Daughter to the Same Tree".
Page 2 has: "Woodhull & Claflin" "An Indictment Found Against Them--A Writ of Habeas Corpus for Col. Blood--Arrest of Stephen Pearl Andrews".
Sisters Victoria Woodhull & Tennie Claflin were activists in the woman's rights movement, and this case was concerning them: "...sending indecent publications through the Post Office...", specifically their newspaper "Woodull & Claflin's Weekly". The mentioned Col. Blood was Woodhull's second husband.
Eight pages, very nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War