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August 02, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 2, 1874

* 4 year old boy - Charley Ross kidnapping
* 1st American for ransom in U.S. (media coverage)


The top of page 10 has one column headings that include: "THE CHILD STEALERS" "The Kidnappers of Charley Ross Still Uncaptured" and more (see). Text takes up almost 2 1/2 columns.
Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War