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Jesse James' last train robbery...

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September 09, 1881

THE PHILADELPHIA PRESS, Sept. 9 and 10, 1881 

* Last Jesse James Gang robbery
* Blue Cut Train Robbery
* Glendale, Missouri

A two issue set, the back page of each having a report on the last train robbery of the Jesse James Gang: robbery of the Alton train at Bluecut, Missouri.
Sept. 9 has: "At The Mercy of Masked Men" "A Bold Train Robbery Near Independence, Missouri". Sept. 10 has: "Hunting the Train Robbers" "All the Searching Parties Unsuccessful--Arrests on Suspicion" with various details as seen in the photos.
Each complete in 8 pages, cleanly cut at the spine, various tears at margins, quite fragile & should be handled carefully.

Category: The Old West