The Acquisitions Table: The Other Side

The Other Side (Bloomington, IL).  Apr. 14, 1868.  Vol. 1, no. 4.

This is a campaign newspaper printed in broadside format.  It was a Republican paper edited by C.F. Merriman, a long-time newspaper editor of this town.  Though stating it was to be published daily, output was irregular, and it claimed a circulation of 2,000.  The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library is the only other institution that has any copies of this title.

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