Essex County Mercury and Weekly Salem Gazette. (Salem, Mass.) 1863-1892

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    Essex County Mercury and Weekly Salem Gazette. (Salem, Mass.) 1863-1892

    Location(s): American Antiquarian Society, Boston Public Library, Brigham Young University Library, College of William and Mary, Dickinson College, Duke University Library, Huntington Library Art Gallery and Gardens, Library of Congress, New York Historical Society, New York Public Library Residential Library, New York State Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Rutgers University, University of Illinois, Western Reserve Historical Society, Yale University Library

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