Org 1858 WHITESBORO NY Train Wreck-UTICA-ROME-BARNEVELD
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Sold Date: 12/16/2008
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
Original HARPER'S WEEKLY illustrated journal (New York), dated May 22, 1858; 12 pgs, folio (15 3/4" x 11 1/4").Featured in this issue is an original 5 3/4" x 9 1/4" wood engraved view "ACCIDENT ON THE NEW YORK CENTRAL RAILROAD, NEAR UTICAL, ON 11TH MAY, 1858" (Whitesboro, NY)The accompanying article "THE CENTRAL RAILROAD ACCIDENT reads, "On the preceding page our artist has sketched the scene of the late accident on the Central Railroad, on the morning of the 11th inst. The broken bridge crossed the Sauqoit Creek, directly opposite the village of Yorkville, and about three and a half miles west of Utica...".
Additional illustrated articles in this issue include: "COD-FISHING ON THE NEWFOUNDLAND SHORES", THE ISLAND OF PERIM", and MORE!
IN VERY GOOD CONDITION! Most of the pages in this issue, including the Whitesboro NY page, are in FINE CONDITION! Two leaves (4 pgs) are missing from this issue & the back page has an archivally closed edge tear, neither affecting the Whitesboro material. We unconditionally warrant, without time lime, the authenticity of this 1858 Harper's Weekly. These views are not postcards. We have been dealing in historical newspapers and fine documents since 1974 DBA "Historical Newspapers and Journals". 10 day return privilege. Item will be carefully protected in flat cardboard packaging. Buyer pays Priority Post with insurance. Illinois residents adds 10% sales tax. PLEASE NOTE: We accept checks and money orders While purchases made by money order are shipped within 48 hours, please allow up to 5 days for 1st time personal checks to clear. We will email the total costs to the successful high bidder. re4/15/08 Org 1858 WHITESBORO NY Train Wreck-UTICA-ROME-BARNEVELD
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