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1 Briggs, John Ely, ed. The Palimpsest Vol. 4, No. 7, July 1923
Iowa City, Iowa: State Historical Society of Iowa, 1923. Ex-lib; small stamps on upper & lower edge of front cover; sticker removal shadow; otherwise very good condition 
12mo; original printed & stapled brown wrappers; port. illustration. Articles on the early exploration and settling of Iowa; Father Marquette; Louis Joliet, etc.


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2 Briggs, John Ely, ed. The Palimpsest Vol. IV, No. 2, February 1923
Iowa City, Iowa: State Historical Society of Iowa, 1923. Ex-lib; small stamps on upper & lower edge of front cover; sticker removal shadow; otherwise very good condition 
12mo; original stapled & printed brown wrappers. Articles: A Confederate Spy by Bruce Mahan on Thomas J. Chew of Cascade; Ventures in Wheat by J. M. D. Burrows on wheat speculation by pioneer commission merchant James E. Woodruff adapted from Burrows' Fifty Years in Iowa.


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3 Briggs, John Ely, ed. The Palimpsest Vol. IV, No. 10, October 1923
Iowa City, Iowa: State Historical Society of Iowa, 1923. Ex-lib; small stamps on upper & lower edge of front cover; sticker removal shadow; otherwise very good condition 
12mo; original stapled & printed brown wrappers. Articles on Kelley's Army and the Populist movement. In 1894, Gen. Charles T. Kelly took command of this "industrial army" of 600 unemployed men in Oakland, California with the plan of crossing the country to Washington, D.C. in order to petition Congress. It attained its greatest numbers and the height of its popularity in western Iowa.


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4 Briggs, John Ely, ed. The Palimpsest Vol. IV, No. 6, June 1923
Iowa City, Iowa: State Historical Society of Iowa, 1923. Ex-lib; small stamps on upper & lower edge of front cover; sticker removal shadow; otherwise very good condition 
12mo; original stapled & printed brown wrappers; b&w portrait photo and accomanying piece on Robert J. "Bob" Burdette, humorist. Also: Grasshoper Times on the ravages of Rocky Mountain locusts in O'Brien County 1873-79, as related by one of its victims, Thomas Barry, in an article by Josephine Barry Donovan.


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5 Briggs, John Ely, ed. The Palimpsest Vol. IV, No. 8, August 1923.
Iowa City, Iowa: State Historical Society of Iowa, 1923. Ex-lib; small stamps on upper & lower edge of front cover; sticker removal shadow; otherwise very good condition 
12mo; original, printed & stapled brown wrappers; facsimile. Articles include: Bertha Shambaugh, Restorer of Iowa Palimpsests [on Herbert Quick]; Wallace, An Iowa Doone Band, etc.


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6 Briggs, John Ely, ed. The Palimpsest Vol. V, No. 8, August 1924
Iowa City, Iowa: State Historical Society of Iowa, 1924. Ex-lib; small stamps on upper & lower edge of front cover; sticker removal shadow; otherwise very good condition 
12mo; original stapled & printed brown wrappers; b&w portrait photo of George D. Perkins. Includes several articles on Perkins, founder and editor of the Sioux City Journal.


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