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Tombstone Prospector Newspaper from November 22, 1889
S. C. Bagg, Tombstone, AZ 1889 - An issue of the Tombstone prospector from November 22, 1889. Chips and tears with some loss of margins and corners and a few words. Pages are detached. 3/4 of a column is a larger font Reward Proclamation from the Office of the Governor advertising $500 for information leading to the capture of several prisoners who escaped a transport on November 2nd. The proclamation does not mention the prisoners by name, but this was the famous escape of the Apache Kid and several other Indians who killed their guards in the escape, known as the Kelvin Grade Massacre. The Apache Kid was never caught. Also of note in this issue is news on the Wham trial in Tucson, regarding the Wham Paymaster Robbery of an army paymaster and his soldiers. Another newspaper column is "On the Fly" by newspaperman and photographer of the Apaches and frontier Arizona C. S. Fly. Information on area mines, foreclosures and reward proclamations by Sheriff John Slaughter, cattle rustling rewards, and an illustrated Arizona Mail and Stage Company advertisement are also in this rare issue. ; 22" x 15"; 4 pp
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