May 01, 1869 – Newspaper article’s abt Old Sam Choggins


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The Albany register. (Albany, Or.) 1868-18??, May 01, 1869, Image 1 – Image provided by University of Oregon Libraries; Eugene, OR

Susan Shepard Notes: It is by Ambrose Bierce and meant as humor.  The various tidbits were eventually collected into a book called “The Fiend’s Delight” in 1873.

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The daily dispatch. (Richmond [Va.]) 1850-1884, March 15, 1869, Image 3 – Image provided by Library of Virginia; Richmond, VA

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American citizen. (Canton, Miss.) 1864-1890, March 27, 1869, Image 1 – Image provided by Mississippi Department of Archives and History

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The Montana post. (Virginia City, Montana Territory [i.e. Mont.]) 1864-1869, April 16, 1869, Page 4, Image 4 – Image provided by Montana Historical Society; Helena, MT

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