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This card contains maxims of wisdom and humor, and valuable information for business men - a charity for The One-Armed Boy. Craig, Finley, & Co..Philadelphia, PA.c1880
 This card contains maxims of wisdom and humor, and valuable information for business men - a charity for The One-Armed Boy. Craig, Finley, & Co..Philadelphia, PA.c1880


 
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Price: $50.00

Product Code: 29001107

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A three-fold heavy stock charity card, costing 5 cents, designed to entice businessmen. Entitled the "One-Armed Boy" the front cover has the short poem: "Please sir, buy my card, Half a dime is all I ask; To lose an arm is very hard, To give a mite appears no task." Underneath this poem is the declaration that the 'bearer of this card lost his arm by accident'. The folding card contains, 'maxims of wisdom and humor, and valuable information for business men.', including: 'Proverbs of All Nations', 'Business Maxims for Business Men', ' Business Law', and a list of 'Counterfeit Bills Now in Circulation.' The latter list covers 4 sections, and includes the bank it was printed from and the bill denomination. Measures 3 3/4" x 2 1/4" (folded), 9" x 2 1/4" (unfolded0..