Chicago: Victor F. Lawson and Co, 1881. Tabloid. Good. Item #019463
Large format tabloid newspaper. Single sheet, four pages. Single issue of this Chicago based newspaper,. This issue featuring two short paragraphs on the "Southern Colored Delegation," apparently visiting President-elect Garfield in Ohio, seeking to have an African-American appointed to his cabinet. Members of the delegation included Lawrence Lee, D.A. Stroker, R.B. Elliott, George Washington Price, Jr., George L. Mabson and James Buchanan Menerux. Another short editorial mentions the delegation and criticizes the Republican party for using African-Americans to get votes, but abandoning them after the elections. Also present is a short piece on Sitting Bull preparing for war and accounts of murders and general mayhem in the US. GOOD condition. Horizontal and vertical fold creases present. General toning. Minor chipping and tearing along the extremities and folds, with minor loss. This includes splitting at the intersection of the folds and upper center front page at the fold. Minor scattered soiling and a few tiny stains. Paper wrinkled in a few spots.