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FORNEY'S WAR PRESS. Philadelphia, Saturday, October 14, 1865.

John W. Forney: Philadelphia 1865 23 x 15.5 and expands to 46 x 15.5, masthead shows Northern soldiers firing on fleeing Confederate soldiers, a fired-upon ship sinking with the image of an eagle between the two illustr, 8 pp. Stained, spotted, torn, pages 5 to 8 missing pieces out of side margin which affects the text, holes. Articles include: "New and True Politics for the South." A letter from Georgia native C.J. Baylor who "urges the conferring of suffrage upon the freedmen as an obvious duty," "Circular From the Freedmen's Bureau" in which "State laws, with regard to apprenticeship will be recognized by this bureau, provided they make no distinction of color. . . .", articles on freedmen in various states, i.e., Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi and Wilmington, NC, "Atrocious Murder and Robbery" in which the colored porter at Samuel White's Philadelphia "dental depot" was brutally murdered during a robbery, gory details. Other news: Philadelphia mayoral electoral results, Benito Juarez flees to Texas, information on property captured with former Confederate president Jefferson Davis, American Female Criminals. Good content, sold as is.


Book Id: 99-2633

Price: $25.00

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