From The Sun Dec. 22-28, 1841DEC. 25: In order to allow...

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December 22, 1991|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun Dec. 22-28, 1841

DEC. 25: In order to allow all hands connected with The Sun an opportunity to spend Christmas day in a way most agreeable to their feelings, the office will be closed after nine o'clock this morning.

DEC. 27: The admirers of Dickens, alias Boz, will doubtless be pleased to learn that the interesting tale of "Barnaby Rudge," one of the clock series, can be had at the bookstore of Knight & Colburn.

From The Sun Dec. 22-28, 1891

DEC. 23: The Christmas season means hard work to a great many persons, but to none more than the postal force of the city, which is just at this time putting its shoulders to the wheel with might and main.

DEC. 26: It really seems in the holiday week that an era of good feeling has set in, and that for the time being everybody is influenced by the spirit of the season.

From The Sun Dec. 22-28, 1941

DEC. 23: Three days after his reported death on Dec. 7 in Hawaii, Private George W. Baker, 20, of Emmitsburg, Md., wrote to his parents that he is alive and well, it was announced yesterday.

DEC. 26: Charles Thomas, believed to have been the last eyewitness who saw President Garfield assassinated, died early yesterday morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Alma M.

Pry, at 604 Dunkirk Road, Anneslie.

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