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Guide to the Daily Morning Ape
MS 3598  
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Two copies of the Daily Morning Ape newspaper, handwritten composed by San Francisco children and handwritten on lined legal-sized sheets with a hand-drawn masthead showing an ape under a tree thumbing his nose at an owl and an elephant, are dated September 1, 1876 (no. 1) and September 31 (sic), 1876 (no. 2). The contents of the newspapers, which often exhibit erratic spelling, are described below:
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