National Observer

National Observer

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Place of publication
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland


Earliest issue: November 24, 1888
Latest issue: August 7, 1897


Years covered


Total issues: 455
Total pages: 14888



This newspaper was added to our archives on May 4, 2022. The latest issues were added on May 4, 2022.

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20 July 1895

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