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America's first ventriloquist... Honoring Commodore Truxton...



Item # 675070

November 23, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Nov. 23, 1802  Inside has an interesting article headed: "Mr. Rannie" with nice text on: "The celebrated ventriloquist..." with much on him. A website notes that Mr. Rannie is generally considered to be the first ventriloquist in America.
The same page has a brief report: "Tribute To Valor" celebrating commodore Truxton for his: "...gallant conduct in taking the Insurgente French frigate."
Eight pages, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, great condition.

Item from Catalog 310 (released for September, 2021)...

Category: Pre-Civil War