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A newspaper predicting the future...



Item # 683295

October 01, 1862

BROUGHTON'S MONTHLY PLANET READER AND ASTROLOGICAL JOURNAL, Philadelphia, Oct., Nov. & Dec., 1862  A fascinating and very unusual newspaper of small-size themed on predicting what would happen in the future--great to read in hindsight.
The ftpg. has: "The Nativity of Gen. John C. Fremont" with a nice engraving of him. Pages 2 and 3 have the nativities of "Gen. George B. McClellan", "Rebel Gen. J. C. Breckenridge", and Joseph Garibaldi". There is also an article: "The Fate of the Nation" which is interesting reading.
Four pages, 5 3/4 by 9 inches, very nice condition.

Item from Catalog 320 (released for July, 2022)...

Category: Moments in American History