The Balloo-Hoax [NOOK Book]

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Astounding News by Express, via Norfolk !—The Atlantic crossed in Three Days ! Signal Triumph of Mr. Monck Mason’s Flying Machine !—Arrival at Sullivan’s Island, near Charlestown, S.C., of Mr. Mason, Mr. Robert Holland, Mr. Henson, Mr. Harrison Ainsworth, and four others, in the Steering Balloon, “Victoria,” after a passage of Seventy-five Hours from Land to Land ! Full Particulars of the Voyage!
The subjoined jeu d’esprit with the preceding heading in magnificent capitals, well...
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The Balloo-Hoax

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Astounding News by Express, via Norfolk !—The Atlantic crossed in Three Days ! Signal Triumph of Mr. Monck Mason’s Flying Machine !—Arrival at Sullivan’s Island, near Charlestown, S.C., of Mr. Mason, Mr. Robert Holland, Mr. Henson, Mr. Harrison Ainsworth, and four others, in the Steering Balloon, “Victoria,” after a passage of Seventy-five Hours from Land to Land ! Full Particulars of the Voyage!
The subjoined jeu d’esprit with the preceding heading in magnificent capitals, well interspersed with notes of admiration, was originally published, as matter of fact, in the “New York Sun,” a daily newspaper, and therein fully subserved the purpose of creating indigestible aliment for the quidnuncs during the few hours intervening between a couple of the Charleston mails. The rush for the “sole paper which had the news,” was something beyond even the prodigious ; and, in fact, if (as some assert) the “Victoria” did not absolutely accomplish the voyage recorded, it will be difficult to assign a reason why she should not have accomplished it.
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  • BN ID: 2940012957665
  • Publisher: Library of Alexandria
  • Publication date: 6/12/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 254 KB

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