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February 14, 1880

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWS, February 14, 1880 Full front-page image of De Lesseps and his engineers at Panama before beginning the canal. Coverage continues on pg. 7.
Additionally, pg. 12 has images from the Dakota Territory and Mail Service on the Yellowstone Route during the winter. Also, images of the Annual Reception and festival of Palestine Commandery and the Knights Templar; Operations of the United States Government Engineers on Flood Rock Hell Gate. The back page has a fascinating 2 part cartoon of Grant's run for a 3rd term in the presidency.

This newspaper has some minor edge tears on the right and left margin but in overall nice condition.

Item from Catalog 321 (released for August, 2022)...

Category: Post-Civil War