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    Tombstone, Arizona: Petition to Become Town Garbage Man. A handwritten petition, 8.25" x 12.25", dated June 6, 1881, by J. M. Waters to "The Mayor and Common Council of the City of Tombstone" requesting "your honorable body to appoint him 'City Scavenger' of said City of Tombstone." The petition is written in ink and signed by Waters. The reverse side of the petition shows that it was filed and tabled on the same day that it was submitted. This is an interesting, rare document concerning the state of sanitation in the Southwest United States in the late nineteenth century. The document has three horizontal folds but otherwise is in good condition.


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