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Fall of the Alamo Reported in the Salem Gazette, April 1836

Salem Gazette. Salem, MA: Foote & Chisholm, April 15, 1836. Vol. I - New Series, Vol. XIV. No. 31. 4pp, 15.5 x 20.75 in. Newspaper containing front page headline that reads, "From Texas - The Fall of Bexar - The Garrison Put to Death," accompanied by a quarter column "first report" of the fall of the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, to the Mexican Army and the massacre of all of its defenders, including Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie. Highly displayable newspaper with a "first report" of the Battle of the Alamo, a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution that lasted from February 23-March 6, 1836.


Likely disbound, with small holes/short tears along central vertical fold. Typical horizontal fold with some wear at fold. Light chipping and tearing along edge lines. Light scattered foxing throughout. 

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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