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Mauch Chunk, Pennsylvania (Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania)...

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July 19, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 19, 1849  The first page carries a report "Fire at Mauch Chunk, (PA.)" (now known as Jim Thorpe. "We have received information of the occurrence of an awful conflagration in our sister town of Mauch Chunck on Sunday. All the business portion of that flourishing borough is in ruins. The loss is estimate at $150,000...".
Complete in four pages with a slight irregular left margin, a piece missing in the upper left corner of the first leaf, otherwise in nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War