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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week at The Archive we have been busy adding 175,504 brand new pages to our collection, and we are delighted to welcome the three brand new titles which have been added over the past seven days. So read on to discover more about our new titles, which represent England’s South East, as well as one very special title which focussed on providing advice for those looking to emigrate to the United States from Britain. Meanwhile, we have also made extensive updates to twelve of

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The Killing of Jesse James – St Joseph, Missouri, 3 April 1882

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Jesse James, outlaw, bank robber, train robber and murderer, was gunned down at his home in St Joseph, Missouri, on 3 April 1882. Aged only 34, James was shot in the back of the head by Bob Ford, who was a fellow member of the James’ Gang – Ford was looking to claim the $5,000 reward that had been set on James (interestingly, there was a massive reward on Ford, too) The story of the trial, conviction, sentence and full

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