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    (IOWA). Iowa Citizen Extra. [Caption title]. Narrow folio broadside. Two columns. [Des Moines, Iowa: 1857]. Considerably browned. Tear in upper corner barely affecting one letter. A few ink show throughs. $475.00

     

    Dated March 9, [1857]. The major story, 1-1/2 columns, on the Iowa constitutional convention,listing each delegate's vote for capital city. (22 to 13, choosing Des Moines to replace Iowa City). Additionally, there is a story of the border ruffians fighting among themselves in Kansas, and an annoucement that John Wentworth has been elected mayor of Chicago.

    An extremely rare newspaper, and an even rarer Extra.

 

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