Historic Note - Week of February 18th

The New Northwest, February 24, 1882

The most prodigious contribution to recent sensational literature concerning Montana is the New York Sun’s interview with Jack Baronette, of the Upper Yellowstone, now in New York in the interest of having the Clark’s Fork country relinquished by the Indians. Jack spins some yarns that would make Munchausen’s hair stand on end, and tells of “hair beadth ‘scapes” Othello never whispered in Desdemona’s willing ear.


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