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P.T. Barnum Circus Museum Fire... Lincoln Conspirators...
Item # 682155
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July 14, 1865
NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1865 The front page has: "DISASTROUS FIRE", "Total Destruction of Barnum's American Museum", " LOSS ESTIMATED AT $10000", "Nine Other Buildings Burned to the Ground", "Thirty Thousand People in the Streets - Pickpockets in the Crowd - Accidents and Incidents", and more.
Additionally, page 5 has: "THE STORY ABOUT MRS. SURRATT'S SPIRITUAL ADVISERS".
Complete in 8 pages. Traces of foxing, some damp staining, but otherwise good. See images for details.
Category: Post-Civil War