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159779

PAT GARRETT Billy The Kid Assassin Old West Sheriff Shot & KILLED 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391944940212

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS TRIBUNE, March 1, 1908 * Pat Garrett shot & killed * American Old West lawman * Billy The Kid assassin fame The front page has a notable report with column heads: "FAMOUS TEXAN IS SHOT DOWN WITH BOOTS ON" "Patrick Garrett Dies As the Sequel Of a Bitter Dispute Over Some Goats" "Quick on the Trigger, Noted Manslayer Meets His Superior in J.W. Brazle" "Friend of President Roosevelt Became Noted When He Show and Killed 'Billy the Kid' ". The report is datelined El Paso, Tesas, and takes over one-third of a column (see). The complete Sunday issue with over 80 pages, loose at the spine, minor fraying at the margins, even toning, some edge tears. Should be handled carefully.

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Ends January 12, 2018 13:47

$114.00
159634

McDADE Bastrop County TX Texas Triple LYNCHING McLemore Brothers 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372161299939

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 26, 1883 * 3 men lynched - lynchings * McDade, Bastrop County, Texas The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "A TRIPLE LYNCHING" A Texas Town Invaded by Masked Men, Who Hang Three Desperadoes" "Friends Seek to Avenge Their Fate--Result, Three More Added to the List of Dead". Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:42

$29.00
159519

General George CUSTER'S MASSACRE Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391940212114

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, July 13, 1876 * General George Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn * Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens Page 7 has: "Summary Of News" which includes a brief report of the Custer massacre: "The disastrous fight between Gen. Custer's command & the Sioux Indians on June 25th resulted in the death of Gen. Custer, together with 13 officers and from 200 to 300 men." Also a report of the death of Gen. Santa Anna, and of notification of Gov. Hayes published letter of acceptance of the Republican nomination, and mention of the Missouri Pacific Railroad train robbery (committed by Jesse James & his gang).. Another article begins: "Competism killed Gen. Custer and his thr... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:18

$68.00
159325

FORT LARAMIE, WYOMING Red Cloud's War Indians Attack 1867 Nashville TN Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150846088

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY PRESS & TIMES, Nashville, Tennessee, Jan. 14, 1867 * Red Cloud's War - Indians * Fort Laramie, Wyoming Among column heads: "New Project for Reorganization of Southern State Governments" "From Fort Laramie--Mail Train Attacked--Troops Concentrating" "Anticipated Indian Raid in the Platte Valley" "Letter from Henry Ward Beecher to Gov. Brownlow--His Earnest Desire for the Enfranchisement of the Negroes". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, large folio size, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends December 28, 2017 10:19

$34.00
159256

Very Rare GRAND JUNCTION Mesa County Western COLORADO Old West 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150086867

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SEMI-WEEKLY STAR, Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado, April 8, 1898 * Very rare title A nice & very rare newspaper from this town in Western Colorado along the Colorado River. Although Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) records a "Grand Junction Star" there is no record of "the Semi-Weekly Star". Various news items and advertisements. Four pages, archival strengthening at the blank spine, a bit fragile so it should be handled carefully. Generally in very nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2017 14:35

$93.00
159240

ULYSSES S. GRANT Disloyal Citizens Sent South & ATLANTA 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391930642680

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 15, 1864 * Ulysses S. Grant First column heads on the Civil War include: "Letters From Generals Grant & Sherman" "Call on the North For Troops" "Sherman Orders Atlanta to be Cleared" "The Disloyal Sent to Dixie's Land" "Grant Sends All Disloyal Persons South of His Lines" & more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2017 15:36

$28.00
159234

Great SIOUX WAR of 1876 Old Newspaper Post Custer Massacre - Gen. George Crook


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372142528286

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, Aug. 24, 1876 * Post Custer massacre Page 3 has column heads: "The Indian War - Junction of Gens. Crook and Terry Confirmed" with subheads: "The Sale of Arms to Indians--The Canada Indians Peaceful--The Sioux Invite an Alliance--Threats from the Sioux". The back pg. has almost an entire column with heads: "The Indian War" and many subheads including: "The Commission to Treat with the Sioux" "Junction of Terry & Crook" "A Battle to be Forced" "Who the Hostile Indians Are" "Custer's Fight" which has a few details of this famous battle; "Statement of an Army Officer" "Demands to be Made of the Sioux" and more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very large size, seve... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2017 15:30

$38.00
159210

Rare DANIEL DEFOE REVIEW Pickering & Chatto 1708 Old London England UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391930547178

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GUNNISON DAILY REVIEW, Gunnision, Colorado, May 11, 1882 * Rare Old West title * Volume 1 issue An uncommon title from this boom mining town in the southwestern quadrant of Colorado, tucked in a valley amidst the Rocky Mountains. Gunnison boomed in the late 1870's and early 1880's and was once the home of Wyatt Earp and "Texas Jack". Today there are some 5500 residents of Gunnison. This is a volume I issue (number 152) of this early and uncommon title from Colorado. Irregular along the spine, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends December 20, 2017 12:10

$33.00
159687

Outlaw FRANK JAMES Train Robber in Jackson County, Missouri 1880 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372163729889

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Aug. 10, 1880 * Frank James * Outlaws - train robbers * Jackson County, Missouri The ftpg. has: "Frank James Again" which is an interview concerning his whereabouts with mention that he was in Jackson County recently (see). Also on the ftpg: "A Heavy Diamond Robbery" & "An Atrocious Wife-Murder". Ten pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine margin, a mend in the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends December 18, 2017 09:23

$29.99
159682

Rare & Early TUCSON ARIZONA Pima County w/ Old Wild West Shootout 1899 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372163683800

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIZONA DAILY STAR, Tucson, Oct. 19, 1899 * Rare old West title * Wild West shootout The top of a ftpg. column has: "ENCOUNTER WITH BANDITS" "A Sheriff's Posse and the Desperadoes Have a Battle" "Over 100 Shots Exchanged And One Bandit Killed, While Another Crawls Away to Die". A classic "Wild West" shoot-out with a dateline from Nogales, Arizona (see). Four pages, quite nice condition. A territorial newspaper as Arizona did not become a state until 13 years later.

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Ends December 18, 2017 08:03

$49.99
158960

1870 TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD COLLECTION Newspapers - Reprint of Entire Set!


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391924020499

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TRANS-CONTINENTAL -- a complete reprint collection of all 12 issues of this fascinating newspaper. The newspaper titled "Trans-Continental" was a stroke of historical genius in the mind of its editor, W. R. Steele. On May 24, 1870 over 130 passengers boarded a beautiful eight car Pullman train built under special orders of George M. Pullman specifically for this trip, the first chartered excursion by rail from the Atlantic to the Pacific. On board was carried a small printing press which was used to publish 12 issues of the "Trans-Continental" newspaper, each at a different point along the round-trip journey. By what is read in these twelve issues it was a glorious affair enjoyed by all, amid the... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2017 11:24

$18.00
158907

Rare TOMBSTONE EPITAPH Cochise County w/ Johnny Ringo AZ Arizona 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923342709

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Cochise County, Arizona, January 21, 1882 * Best old West title to be had * Johnny Ringo mention Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in popular culture. This issue was printed less than 3 months after the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. As an added tie to the Old West, the back page ha a very brief--yet rare--mention of Johnny Ringo, an associate of the Clanton Gang, reporting that: "John Ringo is a guest of the county at the Cochise ... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:05

$2,750.00
158875

Very Rare DEADWOOD South Dakota Gold Mining Town WILD BILL HICKOK 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923176305

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BLACK HILLS PIONEER, Deadwood City, Black Hills, October 21, 1876 * Very rare title * Famous Old West town * re. Wild Bill Hickok murder The top of the front page under the heading "Wyoming Items" appears a note about the murder of Wild Bill Hickok: "Hon. J.J. Jenkins, U.S. Attorney for this Territory, will leave Cheyenne to-day for Yankton, Dakota, where he will prosecute McCall, the murderer of J.B. Hickok, (Wild Bill)." Jack McCall shot Hickok from behind while playing poker in a bar in Deadwood on August 2, 1876. The front page also makes mention of Seth Bullock, Deadwood's first sheriff (see Wikipedia for much more on him) and an article on the back page is headed: "Important To... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 09:25

$3,350.00
158865

OLYPHANT Jackson County Arkansas TRAIN ROBBERY Dalton Gang Outlaws1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131083942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Nov. 6, 1893 The top of the front page has nice column heads on the Olyphant Train Robbery, the work of the Dalton Gang. "TRAIN ROBBERS SURROUNDED" "Iron Mountain Bandits Being Hotly Pursued in Arkansas" "Bloodhounds Close On The Outlaws" "Several Skirmishes Engaged In Between the Officers &the Gang...". See the hyperlink for much more on this robbery. Complete in 8 pages, irregular at the spine & mostly loose at the spine, should bee handled with care.

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Ends December 09, 2017 08:37

$72.00
158482

FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL MAIL SERVICE Arrives at San Francisco 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391914404933

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 10, 1858 * First transcontinental mail service success * Arrives at San Francisco, California Page 4 has a report noting the very first transcontinental mail service to San Francisco, with: "Very Late From California" "Arrival of the First Overland Mail" "Short Trip Across the Plains" with several dispatches. See the hyperlink for further details. A very significant event in the settling of the West. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:12

$42.00
158386

GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER Pre Indian Little Big Horn Massacre 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913246620

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, April 6, 1876 * General George Armstrong Custer * A few months before the massacre Keeping in mind this was less than 3 months before the Custer Massacre, the bkpg. has a report: "Gen. Custer's Testimony" noting in part: "Mr. Clymer's Committee examined General Custer this morning, who testified to the existence of a ring of post traders in the Dakota posts, at Fort Lincoln and other adjacent forts...confessed that a third of their profits of $15,000 went to General Hedrick and another part of it to General Rice..." with more (see). Also a bkpg. report: "The Black Hills - Experiences of the Gold Seekers" beginning: A letter form Cheyenne to the Times says the gold ... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:16

$47.00
158187

Rare OLD WEST San Diego Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909285337

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, San Diego, California, June 24, 1873 * Old West title The front page has an interesting & rather progressive view of suicide titled: "Not Always Cowardice". Page 2 has news from: "Arizona" plus other local & national reports. A wealth of advertisements as well. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some loss at the margins, great condition. A very early newspaper from San Diego.

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Ends November 17, 2017 13:28

$38.00
158084

Rare BUFFALO BILL CODY Wild West Show & Scout Fame PRINT 1884 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107582919

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NATIONAL POLICE GAZETTE, New York, Oct. 18, 1884 * Buffalo Bill Cody Among the various portraits inside is a nice one of; "Hon. William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill)". There is a brief bit of text on him on pg. 2. A wealth of other prints including a fullpg: "The Humors of Sport", and other sensationalized prints. There is a nice full-figure & fullpg. print of a boxer: "Dominick Francis McCaffrey--Who claims the Championship of America..." (see wikipedia/Google for more on him). Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2017 08:12

$64.00
158061

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Last Stand Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372106925653

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY KENNEBEC JOURNAL, Augusta, Maine, July 10, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn The top of pg. 3 has column heads: "THE CUSTER BATTLE" "A Report from the Battle Field" "Description of the Terrible Scene" with the text providing various details (see). The article takes half a column. This is followed by: "A Bold Outrage by Negroes In South Carolina". Four pages, some tears at edges with some inside pg. archival mends, generally good condition.

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:55

$67.00
158060

Rare CARSON CITY NV Nevada KIT Comstock Lode Mining Town 1871 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372106924613

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY STATE REGISTER, Carson City, Nevada, Dec. 3, 1871 * Wild Old West * Rare title Situated just east of Lake Tahoe at the western "elbow" of the state, this issue from its heyday during the mining era has all ads and notices on the front page, news, topical items and ads on pages 2 & 3, and all ads and notices on the bkpg. Carson City is named for the famed mountain man Kit Carson & is about 30 miles south of Reno. It originated as a stopover for California bound emigrants, but developed into a city with the Comstock Lode, a silver strike in the mountains to the northeast. The city has served as the capital of Nevada since statehood in 1864. Four pages, small folio size, nice ... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:53

$38.00
158040

Rare 19th Century PHOENIX AZ Maricopa County ARIZONA Territory 1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391907981354

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, Oct. 22, 1895 * Rare old West title * Maricopa County Difficult to find 19th century newspapers from Phoenix but here is one. This was published 17 years before Arizona statehood. Various news & ads of the day including "To Treat With Yumas" "A Committee Appointed to See Them" "Some Interesting News From Tucson" "Burial Of A Wax Man" "A Corpse that Was Not Human" "He Feigns Death & Leaves a Wax Figure For His Friends to Weep Over" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 15, 2017 12:24

$37.00
157976

CHIEF SITTING BULL on the Warpath & Thomas Edison Inventions 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391905440353

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1878 * Chief Sitting Bull * On the Warpath * Thomas A. Edison The front page has: "Sitting Bull And His Band" which includes: "...that he and his people are not on the verge of starvation as represented, but in fine condition...His followers have plenty of arms & ammunition...He does not want to surrender but evinces a strong desire to go on the war path..." and more (see). Near the top of page 5 is: "Edison's Wonderful Inventions" "An Improvement on the Telephone Successfully Tested--The Airophone or Speaking Fog-Horn and Its Mission". The report begins: "The prolific brain of Prof. Edison has given to the world two new discoveries..." with much detail on each... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:40

$43.00
157975

Nice Old West Style TRAIN ROBBERY Hold Up Lake Shore Railroad 1893 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391905439671

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 13, 1893 * Old west style train robbery The front page has over two columns (and more inside) headed: "LAKE SHORE TRAIN HELD UP" "Atlantic Express Robbed" "Dynamite Used By The Outlaws, Who Get Nearly $20,000" "The Engineer Shot By the Bandits" and more subheads. A terrific and very detailed account of a "classic" train robbery from the Wild West Twelve pages, evenly toned, good condition but should be handled carefully.

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:39

$38.00
157850

Rare DOWNIEVILLE Sierra County CALIFORNIA Old West Gold Rush Town 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372100123932

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MOUNTAIN MESSENGER, Downieville, California, September 21, 1878 * Rare Old West title * Gold mining town * Sierra County Downieville is a very small town at 3,000 ft. elevation in Northwestern California. It was founded in late 1849 during the Calif. Gold Rush, first known as "The Forks" for its location at the confluence of the Downie River and the North Fork of the Yuba River. It was soon renamed after Major William Downie, the town's founder, a Scotsman who led an expedition of nine miners (7 African-Americans) up the Yuba River. Four pages, various local news & ads, light even toning, minor margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends November 08, 2017 14:28

$38.00
157795

Rare & Early SAFFORD AZ Graham County Arizona Territory OLD WEST 1905 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372096636744

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GRAHAM GUARDIAN, Safford, Graham County, Arizona, July 9, 1905 A quite uncommon title from Eastern Arizona and a territorial title as well as Arizona did not become a state until 7 years later. Four page, loose at the spine, much chipping at the margins and many tears at the margins. Very fragile and must be handled very carefully.

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Ends November 04, 2017 15:09

$37.00
157765

JESSE JAMES-Younger Gang TRAIN Robbery Winston MO Missouri 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900502920

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Ohio, July 22, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery * Chief Sitting Bull surrenders * Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux The front page has: "Sitting Bull & His People Surrender to Maj. Brotherton" "Arms & Ponies Turned Over to the Government--Details". A great page 3 report is headed: "HANDS UP" "The Daring Robbery on the Rock Island Road" "By a Thoroughly Organized Gang of Desperadoes" "Thought by Some to be Old Hands at the Business" "The Conductor & One Passenger Killed" "Large Amount of Money Obtained--Full Particulars of the Affair". This is one of the more famous railroad robberies from the Old West, and as mentioned in the text: ... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2017 15:15

$179.00
157755

Rare CRESTED BUTTE Gunnison County COLORADO Silver Mining Town 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900489750

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CRESTED BUTTE REPUBLICAN, Colorado, May 24, 1882 * Rare Gunnison County title * Volume I issue A rare newspaper which lasted for less than two years. The only institutional holding of this title noted in Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) was the Kansas Historical Society but that collection was purchased in its entirety by us. In the 1860s and 1870s coal and silver mines began to open in the Crested Butte area and many little mining towns formed. However, when silver mining hit on hard times, many of these towns failed. Crested Butte was in a better position to survive because it served as a supply town to the surrounding area. The other industry that supported Crested Butte was... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2017 14:50

$59.00
157751

Rare TRUCKEE CA Nevada County California Old West Advertisements 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372095726009

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN (Semi-Weekly), California, April 29, 1882 * Wild Old West * Uncommon title From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846. Complete in four pages, various news & illus. ads of the day, minor irregularity along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2017 14:43

$37.00
157677

Rare 19th Century PHOENIX AZ Maricopa County ARIZONA Territory 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391899243531

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, Oct. 11, 1893 * Rare old West title * Maricopa County This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 19 years before it joined the Union. Varied news reports both local & national with a nice wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2017 14:53

$43.00
157578

Rare 19th Century PHOENIX AZ Maricopa County ARIZONA Territory 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391895966972

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, Oct. 3, 1893 * Rare old West title * Maricopa County This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 19 years before it joined the Union. The ftpg. has: "Three Men Wounded" "A Desperate Shooting Affray in Oakland" "Two Innocent Men are Killed in the Melee" and "Dynamite in New Mexico" and pg. 2 has: "Witches In Motion" which is interesting. Other varied news reports both local & national with a nice wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated. Eight pages, bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:37

$43.00
157576

THE DALTON GANG Brothers Red Rock Oklahoma TRAIN ROBBERY Shootout 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372088544963

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS APPEAL-AVALANCHE, Tennessee, June 3, 1892 * Red Rock, Oklahoma * The Dalton Gang * Train robbery The top of the front page has nice column heads: "ROBBED MASKED MEN" "A Santa Fe Train Is Held Up" "The Robbery Occurred Near Red Rock, Indian Territory" "Gleaming Winchester Forced the Engineer To Be Obedient" "Scores of Shots Fired Before the Messenger Yielded" "Robbers Threatened to Use the Fireman as a Shield" with other subheads. A very nice & quite detailed account of this famous train robbery by the infamous Dalton Gang. See the photos for the fine content. Complete in 8 pages, evenly toned, various small margin tears with a bit of edge chipping, mostly loose at the spi... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:33

$96.00
157572

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Last Stand Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372088539356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY KENNEBEC JOURNAL, Augusta, Maine, July 7, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn The top of page 3 has nice column heads: "Terrible Battle Between U.S. Troops and Indians" "Gen. Custer And His Whole Command Slaughtered" "Whole Number Killed, 315" with the text including two accounts. The article takes over one-third of a column. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, somewhat ragged at the blank margins of the back leaf, a few small fold tears, generally good.

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:22

$140.00
157540

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Peace Conference Dispatches Signed 1865 Civil War Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372087574385

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 11, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln dispatches * Closing months of Civil War The first column heads on the Civil War include: "THE PEACE FAILURE" "President Lincoln's Report "All About The Blair Mission" "The Official Orders, Letters, etc." "Mr. Lincoln's Pilgrimage" "A Brief & Useless Conference" "Secretary Seward's Letter to Minster Adams" Included are many letters & dispatches signed by A. Lincoln (11), Jefferson Davis (2), Alexander H. Stephens (4), W.H. Seward (2), U.S. Grant (2), Edwin Stanton (3), and others. Eight pages, irregular at the blank spine, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends October 26, 2017 07:33

$29.00
157415

BUFFALO BILL mention in Early 1879 Woodland, California Yolo County Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891687568

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WOODLAND STANDARD, Woodland, California, Nov. 15, 1879 Certainly one of the less common newspapers from the "Old West", currently a city of about 56,000 and a suburb of Sacramento. An interesting front page article taking half a column: "How Buffalo Bill Served a Writ". It begins: "Buffalo Bill in his autobiography tells the following story of his official career in the far West..." which follows (see). Eight pages, evenly toned, library ink stamp in the masthead, good condition.

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Ends October 20, 2017 12:11

$57.00
157386

Very Rare SITKA ALASKA Panhandle Territory Pre Klondike Gold Rush 1887 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891193862

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ALASKAN, Sitka, Alaska Territory, June 4, 1887 * Very rare Alaska Territorial issue Rarely are newspapers from Alaska found from before the Klondike Gold Rush of 1897 when interest grew dramatically. This newspaper pre-dates the gold rush by ten years. The format of the newspaper is much like other newspapers of the day, being four pages of small folio size (measures 13 by 20 in.). The front page has an interesting article about the Eskimos, titled: "From Kodiak" which begins: "The so-called summer season is rapidly advancing in this central region of Alaska, but winter seems to cling to us with highly disagreeable persistency..." with much more, taking over a full column and signe... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2017 15:08

$420.00
157336

BLACK HILLS South Dakota Exploration & Ealry Baseball 1875 St. Louis Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372079809357

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, June 30, 1875 * Black Hills - South Dakota * Early baseball The front page has over 2 1/2 columns taken up with: "THE BLACK HILLS" "The First White Men Who Ever Penetrated Their Center" "Magnificent Scenery of the Rugged & Untrod Peaks" "The Wonders of This Wild & Mysterious Region" "Evidence that the Hills Are Not Frequented by Indians" "The Existence of Gold No Longer a Mythical Story" plus a wealth of subheads. A terrific article on early explorations of the Black Hills. Inside has a wealth of baseball reporting with: "BALL AND BAT" The Washington's Again Taken Into Camp by the Brown Stockings" "Blong Secedes From the Reds to the Stars, or Covington" "Manag... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:15

$43.00
157235

APACHE WARS Native Americans Indians Cheyenne Kansas 1885 St. Louis MO Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391887856468

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 11, 1885 * Apache Wars Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West than found in eastern newspapers. Page 2 has: "The Indian Troubles" "Grievances of Cheyennes to be Redressed--Protecting the Kansas Border--Apaches take Refuge in Mountain Fastnesses" "Preparing for an Outbreak". Also: "They Didn't Lynch Him" "A Project to Hang the Cape Girardeau Wretch Falls Through..." and more. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 14, 2017 13:11

$30.00
157177

Post CUSTER'S MASSACRE Little Big Horn George Armstrong Courtship 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372074948403

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MAINE STANDARD, Augusta, Oct. 6, 1876 * General George Armstrong Custer With the Custer massacre just over 3 months old, the front page has an interesting article: "Story of Gen. Custar's (sic) Courtship", with much detail. Four pages, large size, never bound nor trimmed, 2 folds, bit of foxing. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 13, 2017 15:00

$37.00
157151

Rare DAYTON Columbia County Washington Territory OLD WEST 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391886459319

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DEMOCRATIC STATE JOURNAL, Dayton, Columbia County, Washington (Territory), July 13, 1883 * Rare Old West title This is a volume 1 issue of a title we have never had before from Washington, 6 years before it would become a state. "Union List of American Newspapers" notes that it lasted for just 2 years, with just 5 issues held by one institution and scattered issues by another. A typical newspaper of the day, large size, four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some very discrete archival mends at margins, some damp staining. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 12, 2017 15:08

$89.00
157150

Rare INDIAN Territory Native American South Dakota Iapi Oaye 1880 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372074041259

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: IAPI OAYE, THE WORD CARRIER, published by the Dakota Mission in Dakota Indian territory (later South Dakota), June, 1880 * Very rare title This very uncommon newspaper was founded in 1871 with the first three pages in the Dakota Indian language, and the last page in English. In 1884 the editor decided to divide & separately publish the Dakota and English language material, titled separately "Iapi Oaye" and "Word Carrier". This issue precedes that event and carries both names in the masthead (see). The entire ftpg. is a print of "Kunsitku Wicayawaste - Grandmother's Blessing." As noted above, pages 2 - 5 are in the Dakota Indian language. Pages 6-8 are in English, with the bkpg. including... See More  

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Ends October 12, 2017 15:07

$130.00
157087

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Last Stand Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372070337281

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY DETROIT PRESS, Michigan, July 22, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn The top of page 3 has column heads: "THE MASSACRE OF CUSTER" "Description of a Michigan Soldier Who Saw the Field of Battle" which is prefaced with: "Lt. John Carland...writes...under date of 'Mouth of the Little Horn, June 29th', the following vivid account of Custer's battle with the Sioux..." and the details are descriptive and sickening, including: "...it makes one heart-sick to look over the battle ground & see the poor fellow, some of them with their entrails cut out, others with their eyes dug out & heart laid across their face...They did not disfigure ... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2017 15:20

$228.00
156946

Rare BRIDGEPORT CALIFORNIA Mono County Valley OLD WEST 1880 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372068000989

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BRIDGEPORT CHRONICLE-UNION, Mono County, California, December 4, 1880 * Rare Old West title A very rare title from this town very high in the mountains near the Nevada border. Today it is a tourist-focused community. Gregory (Union List of American Serials) notes that only two institutions have ANY issues of this title, one of which has this issue. Four pages, with various local news reports and a great wealth of advertisements, several of which are illustrated. Archivally rejoined at the spine with some loss at the spine, some archival mends at the margins, generally nice condition but it should be handled carefully.

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Ends October 06, 2017 07:06

$94.00
156242

Rare OURAY COLORADO Old West Gold & Silver Mining Miners Town 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391861865062

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: OURAY TIMES, Colorado, Feb. 3, 1883 * Very rare Old West title A very rare newspaper as Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) notes that only the Colorado Historical Society records any issues of this title. Originally established by miners chasing silver and gold in the surrounding mountains, the town at one time boasted more horses and mules than people. Prospectors arrived in the area in 1875. At the height of the mining, Ouray had more than 30 active mines. The town is named for Chief Ouray of the Utes, a Native American tribe. By 1877 Ouray had grown to over 1,000 in population. The ftpg. has: "Ouray County Mines" "Further Description of the Great Strike in the Red Mountain ... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2017 15:12

$147.00
156101

Rare SACRAMENTO CA Capital of California OLD WEST Era 1866 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372037913147

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, California, Oct. 24, 1866 * Wild Old West * Rare title Among the articles are: "The Shadows of the Future" "The Case of Horse-Stealing" "How Some People Live" "California Fruit at the World's Fair" & so much more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends September 06, 2017 13:55

$32.00
155982

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372031357691

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, May 10, 1869 * Completing the Transcontinental railroad * Promontory Point - last spike Page 7 has a report headed: "The Pacific Railroad" with subheads including: "Celebration of the Completion of the Road in California--A Gala Day in San Francisco and Sacramento--General Rejoicings & Jollification--Why the Roads Were Not Joined". This text takes about 7 column inches and includes much on the celebration and preparations for the driving in of the last spike, which was delayed in part because: "...several hundred men had seized a train at Piedmont, on which was President Durant, telling him they were hungry & must have their money & that they would detain him until it was ... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2017 07:17

$66.00
155891

Rare TUCUMCARI NM Quay County New Mexico Territory 1905 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391850483317

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TUCUMCARI TIMES, New Mexico, October 19, 1905 * Rare title * Many scenes from the television series Rawhide were filmed in Tucumcari An uncommon and early newspaper from 7 years before New Mexico would become a state. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear with a few small tape mends, should be handled with care. Background (Wiki): In 1901, the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad built a construction camp in the western portion of modern-day Quay County. Originally called Ragtown, the camp became known as Six Shooter Siding, due to numerous gunfights. Its first formal name, Douglas, was used only for a short time. After it grew into a permanent settlement, it was renamed Tucu... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:49

$40.00
155877

Rare PAT GARRETT Billy The Kid Assassin Old West Sheriff PRINT 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026491078

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 7, 1885 * Very rare Pat Garrett illustration * American Old West lawman * Billy The Kid assassin fame Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West than found in eastern newspapers. Most of page 2 and part of pg. 3 are taken up with considerable reporting on a convention of cattlemen held in this city, St. Louis. As interesting as the content is, certainly the most notable item is the very rare portrait of "Pat Garrett", captioned as such, it appearing here because of him being in the cattle business. But the short biography talks more of heroic... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:22

$347.00
155823

Outlaw Gang JESSE JAMES Robert Ford St. Joseph MO ASSASSINATION 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391849244094

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DEMOCRATIC WATCHMAN, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, April 7, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James assassination The first column on the ftpg. has a brief, discrete report: "Jesse James, the train-robber, alluded to elsewhere, is dead from the effects of the shooting in St. Joseph, Mo. Perhaps Jesse don't care much, as there could have been but little satisfaction in leading such a life as he led." (see photo) Page 4 has a lengthier report, with more editorial comment, headed: "A Shooting an Outlaw--Cowardly Act" which begins: "A brace of miserable cowards, named Charles and Robert Ford, who formerly belonged to the notorious James gang, and were concerned in a number of train robberies...came to St. ... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2017 11:44

$155.00
155732

Rare WEAVERVILLE Trinity County CALIFORNIA Old West Mining Town 1888 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372019924376

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY TRINITY JOURNAL, Weaverville, Trinity County, California, Oct. 20, 1888 * Rare title A quite rare issue from this Northern California town. Founded in 1850, Weaverville is an historic California Gold Rush town. Nestled at the foot of the current Trinity Alps Wilderness Area, Weaverville was once home to approximately 2,000 Chinese gold miners and had its own Chinatown. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, some margin tears and a few small archival mends within. Generally nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 13:24

$56.00
155556

Nice Old West Style TRAIN ROBBERY Hold Up Near Carey Ohio 1890 Saginaw Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391841606429

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SAGINAW WEEKLY NEWS, Michigan, Oct. 8, 1890 * Old west style train robbery The top of a front page column is headed: "DARING TRAIN ROBBERY" "The Robbers Board the Train Twice and Fight the Crew" "Amount Stolen Not Known" "They Gag a Worthy Express Messenger & Then Try & Shoot Him--After Leaving the Train They Board it Again and Fight the Crew". The text, which takes half a column, reads like a classic Wild West train robbery including: "...two masked men with cocked revolvers...compelled Adams Express messenger A.L. Scudder to throw up his hands..." with more (see). Eight pages, two folds, minor wear at folds, generally good condition.

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:51

$39.00
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