May 27, 1854 issue Cherokee Sentinel, Rusk, Texas. Includes story of massacre of people on a government train captured by the Indians. Cherokee Sentinel, A. Jackson.
May 27, 1854 issue Cherokee Sentinel, Rusk, Texas. Includes story of massacre of people on a government train captured by the Indians

May 27, 1854 issue Cherokee Sentinel, Rusk, Texas. Includes story of massacre of people on a government train captured by the Indians

Rusk, Texas: Jackson & Lang, 1854.

Newspaper. Newspaper. Approx. 23.5" x 17.75". 4 pages. Early ink ownership inscription of Merrils Ward, Esq Middleton, Connecticut top of page 1. Paper has several folds and creases with small pinholes at the fold intersections. Contents include a story of a massacre of people on a government train taken by the Indians where 6 people were killed and 2 were taken prisoner. The editorial on page 2 discusses Spain, the Nebraska bill, and the President. An other article mentions Mexicans firing on an American steamer. Scarce, obscure Texas newspaper. Fair. Item #25614

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