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    Collection of Confederate Richmond Newspapers including eight issues of the Daily Dispatch as follows: August 6, 1861; September 23, 1861; September 25, 1861; October 9, 1861; December 7, 1861; December 9, 1861 (some damage with text loss); April 23, 1862 (separating at fold); and May 1, 1862 (separating at fold). These are all complete four page issues with war news on the front page and multiple runaway slave advertisements. Generally very good condition except as mentioned.

    Also included in this lot are three issues of the Sentinel, also from Richmond, as follows: July 15, 1863 with the leading front page story "Casualties at Gettysburg"; November 4, 1863 (severely damaged- in pieces, possibly could be repaired); and December 28, 1863 (also poor condition). These Sentinels are all two page volume one issues.


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    December, 2006
    1st-2nd Friday-Saturday
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