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Deadwood and Sidney described...



Item # 688552

May 27, 1878

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 27, 1878 

* Deadwood, Dakota Territory
* Sydney, Cheyenne Co., Nebraska


The front page has column heads: "HE NEW EL DORADO" "Sights & Incidents During a Trip to the Black Hills" "Sidney and Deadwood Described by an Observant Traveler".
A very descriptive article on Deadwood and Sidney, the latter being in Nebraska. Sidney is described in part: "...It is called a town, but such a town. Every man who is not a 'bull whacker' or greaser, is an attorney or blackleg. Each house which is not of invalided reputation or an hotel, is a dance hall or gambling hell. The men all wear pistol and knife..." with much more.
Eight pages, a small piece from a blank margin, nice condition.

Category: The Old West