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    [Civil War] The Daily Picayune Newspaper. Vol. 26, No. 303, four pages, 16.5" x 22", New Orleans, January 16, 1863. There is a considerable lack of war news due to the season. The first three columns are dedicated to advertisements. One article of note is located on the front page and concerns the invasion of Mexico by France, which would establish the Second Mexican Empire in 1864 by ousting then-president Benito Juarez and crowning Maximilian I Emperor of Mexico. Creases are weakened and some tearing is present; a vertical fold crease through the middle of the paper has some holes on the first page, obscuring the text. There is staining along the top edge of the first page and bottom quarter of page two. Very good.

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    December, 2011
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