Tuesday, July 06, 2010

History, First Draft

Here's an early dispatch about the Battle of the Alamo.



Here's the full page for readers who like to get context by reading other stories of the day.



The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral was already news three days later.





Here's a basic account of the events of the "eighteenth of April in '75," the night of Paul Revere's Ride. (In the Colonial period "s" and "f" looked similar.)



Here's the full page.






Coverage of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address






Early reports from the Battle of the Little Big Horn


Here's the full page.

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