1873 NEWSPAPER SILVER CITY IDAHO OWYHEE AVALANCHE Rare

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  • Sold Date: Feb 01, 2007
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LEE OXFORD BOOKS Original and Authentic 19th-Century Newspapers & Historical Books Owyhee Avalanche
Silver City, Idaho - July 26, 1873

DESCRIPTION: 4-page original newspaper in very good to near fine condition. Previously bound and separated. Though separated the pages remain connected - binding thread evidence in scan. EXTREMELY bright, durable, readable, well-preserved paper. Approximately 14"x20". A Scarce Western Newspaper - Silver City is now a Ghost Town - Published by W. J. Hill CONTENT:

FRONT PAGE ARTICLES - Opinion of Chief Justice Noggle in the Boise County Tax Collector's Case - 43 column inches
FRONT PAGE BOISE COUNTY NOTICES - Mary Hailey daughter of John Hailey of Placerville died at Placerville, 19, cause of death; Insane man David Harris died at the hospital, resided some years in Shasta County California; Andrew Brown of Brown and Clarkson of Summit Flat quartz mine has quit farming and said to be rich; Charles Kohny of Placerville, his nephew, Louis Claus, committed suicide at Quartzburg shooting himself with a Colt revolver - 6 column inches
NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD TERMINUS SETTLED - the lucky place being Tacoma - description of town - page two - 3 column inches
OWYHEE MINING STOCKS - shared in the general depression of the market, more - page two - 2.5 column inches
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