Regarding General Grant’s Death, From 1885 Harper’s Weekly

Several pages scanned from our original copy of the August 8, 1885 issue of Harper’s Weekly, recounting the death of Civil War general and former U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant, who died on July 23 of that same year.


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[ FOR SALE ] Post Mortem Daguerreotype, c.1850

Original circa 1850 daguerreotype of a deceased woman wearing a bonnet.
Very good antique condition in full case with separated covers. Thanatos Archive member discount applies.

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