A Rare Fenian Raid Globe Extra Posting of June 3, 1866
A Rare Fenian Raid Globe Extra Posting of June 3, 1866; Masthead inscribed "GLOBE EXTRA.", dated "Sunday Morning, June 3." (1866), with three sub-headed Edition Sections ("2nd EDITION, Further Particulars of the Escape, All the Canadian Prisoners Set Free, Numerous Fenian Prisoners in Our Hands, From Our Own Reporter", stating that the Fenians had evacuated Fort Erie at 2:00 am on June 3rd, describing the aftermath of the evacuation, the freeing of Canadian prisoners at Lewis House in Fort Erie, and the capturing of numerous Fenian raiders, some of whom were injured and naming them; "3rd EDITION, First Despatch, From Belleville and Prescott!", stating that the 15th and 16th Battalions had been activated and "Second Despatch, List of Wounded in Hospital at St. Catharines", with the names of twenty men wounded in Hospital and at the Town Hall in St. Catharines, "Later from Buffalo!, From Our Own Correspondent", stating that the Fenians who had escaped from Fort Erie on June 3rd had been captured midway in the channel; "5th EDITION, Further from Montreal!, Troops Leaving for the Front, From Our Own Correspondent" stating that the 30th Regiment had left for the front and "All Quiet at Sarnia!, By Special Telegram from Our Own Correspondent" stating that things were quiet in their area, that they had acknowledged the news that the Fenians had fled across the Niagara River and that there was no appearance of a Fenian squadron that had sailed from Chicago for an attack on Sarnia). Printed in black ink on a thin newsprint stock, 225 mm x 513 mm, white tape along the top edge from previous frame mounting, light creasing and soiling with the type remaining extremely legible. Fine.