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Spirit of the age (Raleigh, NC)

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.33 Author/Creator: Place Written: Raleigh, North Carolina Type: Header Record Date: 1861, 1862 Pagination: 7 issues 63 x 46 cm Order a Copy

Weekly. Vol. 12, no. 47; vol. 13, nos. 50-51; vol. 14 nos. 2, 7, 13 and 17. One very worn issue from 1861. Issues from 1862 use a smaller format of 49 x 33 cm. 7/17/1861; 8/4/1862, 8/11/1862, 9/1/1862, 10/6/1862, 11/17/1862 and 12/15/1862. "A weekly family journal; devoted to temperance, literature, education and news of the day." -Masthead.

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