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Wooden Handpress Used for Printing the Missouri Intelligencer and the Columbia Statesman

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Identifier: 1902-011-0003

Title: Wooden Handpress Used for Printing the Missouri Intelligencer and the Columbia Statesman

Description: Wooden handpress with Stansbury style toggle, used in Franklin, MO to print the Missouri Intelligencer and later to print the Columbia Statesman; reputed to be the second printing press west of the Mississippi; some mechanical parts are missing.

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Dates: 1818 - 1830

Type(s): Handpress

Maker/Creator: Cincinnati Type Foundry

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