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Death of the printer & a proprietor...

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December 05, 1811

AMERICAN & COMMERCIAL DAILY ADVERTISER, Baltimore, Dec. 5, 1811  A typical newspaper of the day with various news and a wealth of advertisements.
All four pages have wide black mourning rules due to the death of the printer a proprietor off this newspaper.
Page 2 has mourning rules above & below the report: "Obituary" which begins: "Died on Tuesday the3d inst. at 6 o'clock in the morning, in his thirty eighth year, Mr. GEORGE DOBIN, printer and one of the proprietors of 'The American'..." with more on his life. His name still appears in the imprint at the bottom of page 4.
Four pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine, various chipping at the margins, generally good condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War