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Two eye-witness accounts of the Great Chicago Fire...



Item # 674672

October 29, 1871

SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, Oct. 29, 1871 

* The great Chicago fire
* Accounts by eyewitnesses


The top of the middle column has: "LETTER FROM CHICAGO" "Desciption of the Fire by an Eye-Witness--A Graphic Account--After the Fire--The Future--A Hopeful Outlook". This is followed by another letter with column heads.
The text concerning the historic Chicago Fire takes 2 1/3 columns.
Four pages, 12 by 18 inches, discrete archival mend at the spine, very nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War