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Unsolved Mystery: The Stolen Sailboat of 1854

Did you know there was a stolen sailboat in 1854? Read the full unsolveted mystery of the stolen boat ad in the Daily Evening Star, July 5th, 1854. Did they ever find the boat?
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Here’s an ad in the paper that you’re not terribly likely to see today. It was printed in the Daily Evening Star on July 5th, 1854.

reward for stolen sailboat
reward for stolen sailboat

Source: Library of Congress

I couldn’t find anything about the boat being recovered.


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