[New York City St. Patrick’s Day Riot; Fenian Uprising of 1867 in Ireland; Black Suffrage in:] New-York Tribune, Monday, March 25, 1867.
Single issue of the New-York Tribune giving extensive front-page coverage of the Fenian Rising in Ireland in February and March 1867, rebelling against British rule. In addition to some editorial remarks, accounts include coverage by the newspaper’s special correspondent in Dublin. A full column on the back page reports on a riot in New York City at a St. Patrick’s Day parade.
Other notable coverage includes news on Indian lands in Kansas, the fire that destroyed New York City’s original Winter Garden Theatre, and two short articles concerning a legislative proposal in Delaware to secure the vote for African American men and urging a call for a convention of the Border States to advocate for such “impartial suffrage.”
Description: [New York City St. Patrick’s Day Riot; Fenian Uprising of 1867 in Ireland; Black Suffrage in:] New-York Tribune, Monday, March 25, 1867.
New-York, March 25, 1867. Vol. XXVI, No. 8,099. 8pp. 23½ x 18 inches. Printed in six columns. Folds; some creasing, short tears, and foxing in margins; very good.