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178405

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372923661417

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VALLEY REVIEW, Lodi, Calif. July 23, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery Page 2 has a report headed: "The Missouri Train Robbery", being the infamous Rock Island Railroad train robbery at Winston by Jesse James & his gang. The report includes in part: "...four rough appearing men got on the train with handkerchiefs held about their faces...made a rush for the engine...'You are the man I want', and fired...a second robber fired a shot which killed him instantly. The conductor fell dead on the platform..." with much more detail of the robbery. This was one of more famous of the James-Younger Gang robberies. Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, small piece from the bo... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:28

$86.00
178400

BUFFALO'S BILL CODY Wild West Show Advertisement w/ Illustration 1884 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372923659775

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 11, 1884 * Buffalo Bill Cody * Wild West Show ad * Much on baseball Page 11 is mostly taken with with reports on over 20 baseball games, including the box scores. Uncommon to find such lengthy baseball coverage in a single issue. Page 12 has as a feature advertisement one headed: "Last Day! Last Day! Last Day!" "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" with various detail as well as a nice illustration of Buffalo Bill Cody. Complete in 24 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:25

$46.00
178362

PORT HUDSON LA Louisiana Civil War MAP Lebanon TN Sabine Pass TX Texas Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392646716423

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 11, 1863 * Port Hudson, Louisiana map * Lebanon TN Tennessee * Sabine Pass - Galveston TX Texas The front page is dominated by a Civil War map titled: "Situation Of Port Hudson" which shows the vicinity as well, from Baton Rouge to the south, to St. Francisville & Bayou Sara to the north. Many one column war-related heads as well including: "The War In Tennessee" "Occupation of Lebanon By Our Forces" "600 of Morgan's Men Captured" "The Disaster At Sabine Pass" "The Rebels Despoiled Of Their Prize" " State of Affairs at Galveston" and more. Eight pages, very light damp staining, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:39

$50.00
178235

Very Rare TUCSON AZ Pima County Old West Arizona Territory 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915332194

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. [Arizona Territory] July 3, 1875 * Very rare title Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this issue is among our last. A nice assortment of news articles and ads. The back page has a full column: "Letter From Col. Hodge - Description of the Country About San Carlos and on the Way to Camp Apache". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:18

$150.00
178227

Rare SALT LAKE CITY Utah Territory Pre Statehood Deseret Mormons 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392640045351

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah (Territory), Jan. 19, 1881 * Mormons - Mormonism A notable newspaper from this Mormon community with a wide range of content both local & national. Complete in 8 pages, but it was never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet. Great condition.

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:14

$44.00
178157

Rare TOMBSTONE EPITAPH Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral AZ Arizona 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372912769334

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Cochise County, Arizona, July 26, 1881 * Best Old West title to be had * Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral 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 exactly 3 months prior to the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. This issue even has mention of the Earps, with a page 3 legal notice for a mining claim beginning: "United States Land Office...Notice is hereby given that Robert J. Winders for himself and his co-claimants, Virgil W. E... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:08

$2,600.00
178071

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392630505731

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 4, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial Page 2 has nearly a full column headed: "Criminal Calendar" "Instructions of the Judge in the Frank James Trial" "Stage Robbers Hanged--Shot by an Ex-Convict--Outraged and Killed--Other Criminal News". This reports the closing events of the notable Frank James robbery/murder trial. He would be acquitted. Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:02

$46.00
178070

Early SIDNEY Nebraska & DEADWOOD SD Black Hills Descriptions 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392630504935

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 27, 1878 * Sidney, Nebraska & Deadwood, South Dakota The ftpg. has column heads: "HE NEW EL DORADO" "Sights & Incidents During a Trip to the Black Hills" "Sidney and Deadwood Described by an Observant Traveler". A very descriptive article on Deadwood and Sidney, the latter being in Nebraska. Sidney is described in part: "...It is called a town, but such a town. Every man who is not a 'bull whacker' or greaser, is an attorney or blackleg. Each house which is not of invalided reputation or an hotel, is a dance hall or gambling hell. The men all wear pistol and knife..." with much more (see). Eight pages, a small piece from a blank margin, nice condition.

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:01

$58.00
178063

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392630494954

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GRAHAM GUARDIAN, Safford, Graham County, Arizona, Aug. 4, 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 February 08, 2020 08:57

$39.00
177973

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372900913711

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, May 2, 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. The front page has: "Killed His Mother--The Act of a Young Man Crazed by Drink" and: "Her Skull Crushed - A Woman Knocked Senseless & Thrown Into a Deep Ravine" Eight pages, some old tape stains near the bottom, otherwise good condition.

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:34

$43.00
178386

Rare SACRAMENTO CA Capital of California OLD WEST Era 1859 Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392647911886

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, California, July 7, 1859 * Wild Old West * Rare title * Pre Civil War This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for California. Nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2020 08:48

$29.99
177851

Rare TRUCKEE CA Nevada County California Old West Advertisements 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609842878

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, California, Oct. 27, 1877 * 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. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:51

$58.00
177829

Rare SAN DIEGO Outlaw Tiburcio Vásquez Bloody Benders 1875 California Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608539136

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, March 17, 1875 * Tiburcio Vásquez - California bandido * Bloody Benders - serial killers * Rare Old West title An early newspaper from this now quite famous & large city in Southern California. The entire front page is taken up with ads. Inside has: "Growth of the West" and an interesting article: "Vasquez" "How the Outlaw Views His Fate". This latter article is on the infamous outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez who would be executed in San Jose, Calif. on March 19th. Also, page 3 has a lengthy article: "BENDER" "The Old Man's Story" "His Identity Established Beyond Doubt" "Confession of Old John Bender, the Head of the Family of Cherry Vale (Kansas) Murders". This is a fascinating arti... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:19

$82.00
177826

TIBURCIO VASQUEZ Los Angeles California Outlaw Robber CAPTURED 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891514807

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, May 16, 1874 * Californio bandido * Los Angeles outlaw On the front page in the second column below the fold is rather inconspicuous report under "Crime" that is headed: "The Capture Of The Bandit Vasquez And Two Of His Gang--Vasquez Not Seriously Wounded." The report, datelined "San Francisco, May 15", reads, in part: "The accounts of the capture of Vasquez...differ. The most reliable statement is that he was surprised while at dinner, with his weapons in another room. He received seven wounds in his attempt to escape....There is great excitement at Los Angeles. The jail is guarded by a strong force of men to prevent the escape or lynching of the prisoner..." plus a few details about the reward m... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:18

$55.00
177824

Rare ALTURAS Modoc County Pit River CALIFORNIA Old West 1879 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608537181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MODOC INDEPENDENT, Alturas, California, Dec. 27, 1879 * Rare Old West title A rare title from the Old West in California. This is the last issue of this title that we have in our inventory, with a variety of local and national news with a large number of advertisements. Four pages, 14 by 21 inches, a stray red pencil mark on the front page and a news agent's stamp in the masthead, otherwise in a good condition.

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:16

$53.00
177817

Rare GHOST TOWN White Pine Gunnison County COLORADO Silver Mining 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608536003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WHITE PINE CONE, White Pine, Gunnison County, Colorado, Dec. 4, 1885 * Very rare Old West title * Ghost town - silver mining An interesting newspaper from a fascinating town which went through two boom & bust periods. White Pine began in 1880 as a fledgling mining camp just west of the Continental Divide, boomed in the mid-1880's then went bust by 1893. But in 1930 thru 1944 corporate mining resurrected in White Pine, only to go bust again in 1953, closing down the town for good. "Today only a few people live in White Pine during the summer. Only a creaking of the majestic pines and the aging cabins remind us today that a great mining camp once existed in the shadows of the Continental Divide." This issue is from th... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:13

$147.00
177715

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598206935

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Aug. 29, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "In The Last Ditch" "A Dark Day for the Defense in the Trial at Gallatin" "Liddell's Testimony Corroborated by Unimpeachable Witnesses" "Statement of the Blacksmith Who Shod the Bandit's Horse" "The Bolton Family Detail the Killing of Wood Hite--The Midnight Burial--Testimony in Full". This is concerning the murder trial of Frank James, for killing a passenger during a train robbery. Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:05

$53.00
177690

OUTLAW JESSE JAMES Post Murder Interview w/ WIDOW Wife 1882 Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392596702009

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 28, 1882 * re. Outlaw Jesse James death * Interview with bandit's wife Page 8 has a great article taking over a full column headed: "JESSE JAMES' WIDOW" "An Interview With the Lady on Matters Concerning the Outlaws" "Frank James' Whereabouts--An Effort to Secure His Pardon--How He Counseled His Brother's Widow--Jesse's Boy Attempts to Shoot a Lawyer". Several subheads throughout the text as well. Terrific content--see the photos. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:10

$71.00
177688

Very Rare BOISE Ada County Idaho Territory Capital 1864 Civil War Era Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372882415541

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: IDAHO TRI-WEEKLY STATESMAN, Boise City, Nov. 12, 1864 * Very rare territorial title * American Civil War era A very early and rare newspaper from just 18 months after the Idaho Territory was created, and some 26 years before Idaho statehood. This is the volume 1, number 48 issue. The ftpg. is filled with ads with pages 2 & 3 containing various news of the day. Mostly ads on the bkpg. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed with very wide margins. Minor loss to an upper corner not close to any text, a bit of light damp staining. A very nice newspaper.

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:10

$545.00
177640

Outlaws YOUNGER BROTHERS in Jail & Jesse Frank James Gang Hunted 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392595209968

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 5, 1876 * Jesse & Frank James hunted * Cole, Bob & Jim Younger in jail * Post Northfield, Minnesota raid The top of a front page column has heads: "SATAN'S IMPS" "Threatened Outbreak of the Utes in Colorado" "Affecting Interview Between the Youngers and their Sisters". The latter is concerning the famous outlaws & includes: "The relatives visiting the Younger brothers in jail..." with more. Page 2 has: "The James Brothers--Their Last Trick to Elude Enraged Pursuit" which includes: "...some personal knowledge of the whereabouts of the two Northfield bank robbers, supposed to be the James brothers, whose hiding place has not yet been discovered..." with more. Eight pages, slightly irr... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2020 15:23

$55.00
177639

Very Rare TUCSON AZ Pima County Old West Arizona Territory 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372880914689

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, Sept. 15, 1879 * Very rare Old West title Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this issue is among our last. And it is a volume one issue in nice condition. A nice assortment of news articles and ads. The ftpg. is mostly taken up with ads although it does have a "Grand Jury Report". Page 2 has more ads and various small news tidbits from the area, and page 3 continues with some news items and ads. Many of the ads throughout the issue have a distinctive "Old West" flavor. Complete in four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some archival repairs to pages 2 & 3 are mostly at the spine margin, some minor loss to blank spine near the top quadrant,... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2020 15:23

$150.00
177518

Early LIFE IN CALIFORNIA Description during GOLD RUSH ERA 1849 Wash DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586501324

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 1849 * Early life in California Page 2 has a simply terrific & very lengthy letter on California, taking nearly two columns it is headed: "A Mexican View Of California" "California Seen by a Mexican--Description of the Country--Its Physical, Agricultural, Commercial, and Mineralogical Characteristics". This is perhaps the best description of California from such an early date. The photos show only portions. Page 2 also has: "Great Britain and the Slave Trade" taking most of a column. And page 3 has: "A Recommendation" concerning prayers for: "...the visitation of a fearful pestilence which is spreading its ravages throughout the land..." signed in type: Z. Taylo... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:23

$78.00
177511

OKLAHOMA LAND RUSH Run Sooners Boomers Cherokee Strip Begins 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372875017180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, April 23, 1889 * Oklahoma land rush beginning * Boomers and Sooners * Town of Guthrie riot The front page has a nice report on the Oklahoma Land Rush with the top of the page having column heads: "Oklahoma Opened" "Settlers Admitted to the New Territory at Noon Yesterday" "A Mad Rush for Land All Along the Line" "The City of Guthrie Settled & Organized With Incredible Rapidity" "Disappointed Boomers Form a Plan to Seize the Cherokee Strip" with the text taking over 3 1/2 columns. Eight pages, bit of front page fold foxing, nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:19

$86.00
177332

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372870044106

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 12, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The top of a ftpg. column has heads: "HITE'S CONFESSION" "The Story of the Winston Robbery and Other Crimes" "Liddell's Testimony Corroborated--Frank James Was One of the Party--McMillan's Death". This was the murder trial of Frank James, Jesse's brother, and Dick Liddil was one of the gang. This article takes almost the entire column. Twelve pages, rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:11

$47.00
177330

DEADWOOD SD South Dakota Wild Bill Hickok Fame Description 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392578882696

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 15, 1878 * Deadwood SD South Dakota * Wild Bill Hickok fame The top of page 2 has column heads: "DIRECT FROM DEADWOOD" "Reliable Information Regarding the Prospects and Probabilities of the New El Dorado". A nice article on the town of Deadwood and of the mining in the area. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:10

$39.00
176993

Very Rare TUCSON AZ Pima County Old West Arizona Territory 1880 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372851067119

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIZONA DAILY STAR, Tucson, A.T. [Arizona Territory], Feb. 18, 1880 * Very rare Old West publication Newspapers from Arizona during the 1880's are very scarce, this issue from 32 years before statehood. The advertisements are perhaps more interesting than the news reports, with a great wealth of Western-themed ads, many of which are illustrated. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a bit of minor loss near the spine affects just 2 ads, library stamp at the top, generally very nice, clean condition.

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Ends December 22, 2019 15:00

$138.00
176884

Rare RAPID CITY SD Pennington South Dakota Territory BLACK HILLS 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372848372020

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BLACK HILLS JOURNAL, Rapid City, Dakota Territory, June 22, 1883 * Very rare Old West title * Pennington County From six years before South Dakota would become a state. Much concerning mining, including: "Custer's Peak - And the Country Surrounding--Silver & Copper Ore Discoveries" 'Valentine and Rapid City" "A New Milling Process" & other items. Page 2 has an article beginning: "Crook went to Mexico in pursuit of the Apaches. He overtook & conquered them...". Four pages, some holes at folds, a 2 1/4 by 2 3/4 inch piece clipped from the front leaf, various archival mends at margins.

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:10

$88.00
176881

OUTLAW JESSE JAMES Interview w/ His Wife re. Death 1882 St. Louis MO Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392545166403

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 29, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James * Interview w/ his wife Page 9 has nearly a full column taken up with: "JESSE'S TRANING" "The Delicate Way in Which Mrs. James Refers to Her Husband's Peculiar Vocation" "An Hour's Talk with the Outlaw's Widow--Some of the Savings Invested in Business--A Mysterious Friend Said to be the Wife of Frank". A fascinating & detailed article from not long after Jesse James was killed. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:09

$72.00
176711

BUFFALO'S BILL CODY Wild West Show Advertisement w/ Illustration 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372840308431

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 5, 1885 * Buffalo Bill Cody * Wild West Show ad Page 7 has a column-wide ad for: "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" show which includes a likeness of Buffalo Bill Cody. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 14:55

$35.00
176688

Rare OLD WEST San Diego Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372839888734

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN DIEGO NEWS, California, May 31, 1877 * Wild West Original * Interesting Advertisements This is a volume one issue from this now-famous Southern California city. Various news reports of the day and a great wealth of advertisements. Four pages, a piece from the blank effects only ads on inside pages, some archival mends.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:26

$47.00
176303

Very Rare OLD WEST Volume 1 SAN FRANCISCO CA California Gold Rush 1850 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392506730595

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PACIFIC NEWS, San Francisco, March 22, 1850 * California Gold Rush * Rare Old West title A rare & very early newspaper from California and from during the Gold rush, being just the fourth newspaper in the state, and a volume one issue at that. Many ads and notices on the front age with bits of news & topical reports on page 2 This is the front leaf only, missing the back leaf. Folio size, bit of light dirtiness at the top, generally good condition. If the complete issue this would be a $700+ newspaper.

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Ends November 29, 2019 14:06

$78.00
176265

GERONIMO SURRENDERS Chiricahua Apaches Indians Chief Fort Rucker 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392505008978

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, Dec. 29, 1879 * Geronimo surrenders * Chiricahua Apache chief Page 2 has a rather inconspicuous yet notable report: "Geronimo, an Apache chief, and 83 of his band, have surrendered to the military at Camp Rucker & will be sent to the San Carlos reservation. These Indians have been depredating for months, and their surrender, it is said, 'virtually wipes out all the renegade Indians in Arizona and on the border.' " Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:20

$54.00
176227

Rare PORTLAND Multnomah County Oregon Old West Willamete Valley 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392500094829

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MORNING OREGONIAN, Portland, Jan. 10, 1879 * Rare title * Old West era This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for Oregon. Small address label within masthead, nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2019 14:14

$28.00
176123

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372813266283

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LIBERAL SENTINEL, Middletown, New York, July 23, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery Page 2 has a report noting: "A gang of outlaws, supposed to be the James gang, on Friday night captured a train on the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific road...robbed the conductor & a passenger..." and a bit more (see). The next page has a much more detailed account of the event, taking three-quarters of a column & headed: "Robbing A Train" "Eye-Witnesses Accounts of the Robbery at Winston, Mo.". This was one of more famous of the James-Younger Gang robberies. Eight pages, some wear at a front page fold, 12 3/4 by 19 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends November 22, 2019 14:32

$117.00
175964

Rare SALEM Marion County Willamette Valley OREGON Old West 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392483927021

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OREGON STATESMAN, Salem, March 5, 1866 * Rare title * Old West era This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for Oregon. Little margin wear, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:44

$54.00
175960

JESSE JAMES-Younger Brothers Train Robbery MUNCIE KS Kansas City 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806611932

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, December 9, 1874 * Jesse James-Younger Gang * Muncie, Kansas train robbery (1st report) Page 5 has an article: "Another Bold Railroad Robbery" "A Train Stopped and the Express-Car Robbed By Five Masked Men" with the article providing various details as know at that point. This article is followed by: "Another Account of the Robbery". This was a robbery by the Jesse James and Younger brothers gang which resulted in the theft of $30,000 when the Kansas Pacific Railroad train was near Muncie, Kansas. Complete in 10 pages, even toning, a little margin wear, somewhat fragile and should be handled with care.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:41

$65.00
175945

TIBURCIO VASQUEZ California Bandido Outlaw Bandit Execution HANG 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806602642

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, March 20, 1875 * Tiburcio Vasquez execution death (1st report) * Los Angeles, California outlaw bandit At the bottom of the front page is: Executions", an inconspicuous report headed: "Last of Vasquez--The Bandit Hanged At San Jose". The report, which describes the execution of the infamous bandit Tiburcio Vasquez., states in part: "The bandit Vasquez was executed to-day at San Jose. Not attempt was made at a rescue....Everything passed off quietly. Vasquez asserted to the last his innocence....He died without a struggle..." & a bit more. Great to have this report about this famous Old West event on the front page. Other front page items include: "The Cheyennes" "Four of the Murderers of the Ge... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:29

$142.00
175768

Outlaw SAM BASS American Old West Train Robber Bandit Hunted 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392469027794

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 1, 1878 * The hunt for Sam Bass * American train robber & outlaw The bottom of page 3 has a small item: "A Fight With Train Robbers" datelines from Texas & noting in part: "...sheriff of Denton County & a posse with Peak's Rangers chased the train robbers Sam Bass, Frank Jackson and Bill Underwood from Denton Cross Timbers...a fight took place and one of the robbers was shot in the face." Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2019 14:42

$39.00
175730

President JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death 1881 Salt Lake City UT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797129776

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DESERT NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, Sept. 21, 1881 * President James A. Garfield * Assassination death (1st report) * 19th century era original From 15 years before Utah statehood. Page 8 has all columns black-bordered due to the: "Death Of President Garfield" (see), being an early report without many details. The front page has: "Willful Murder" "Attempt to Shoot" "The Park Shooting" & other news items. Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, very nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2019 07:38

$58.00
175633

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392456154347

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHICAGO TIMES, July 6, 1876 * General George Custer massacre * Battle of the Little Bighorn - Montana * Chief Sitting Bull - Lakota Indians The front page has the top one-third of the 2nd column taken up with nice headlines on the Custer Massacre, including: "BUTCHERED BOYS" "The Heroism of Mad Anthony Wayne Outdone by Custer on the Little Horn" "A Tiger-Like Assault by the Dashing Cavalryman on Five Thousand Sioux" "His Detachment of Five Companies Massacred & the Canon Literally Transformed Into a Slaughter Pen" "Custer and His Brothers Meet Death at the Head of Their Column Unflinchingly" "Not One of the Gallant Band Escaping to Tell the Tale of Bloodshed" "The Troops Overcome by Brute Force and Fairly Dragged f... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2019 14:49

$360.00
175479

Very Rare ALASKA TIMES 1st Published Newspapaer in the Territory 1870 Sitka AK


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392443860331

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ALASKA TIMES, Sitka, A.T. (Alaska Territory), Feb. 5, 1870 * Very rare title This is a very rare newspaper which began in Sitka in 1869, the first newspaper published in Alaska (an earlier "Alaska Herald" from 1868 was actually published in San Francisco). It proved to not be profitable, so later in 1870 the publisher moved the newspaper to Seattle and continued publication on October 23. HistoryLink.org notes that: "...a few issues later, Murphy renamed the paper Territorial Dispatch and Alaska Times..." so issues with the title "The Alaska Times" from Sitka are very limited. The front page includes: "The History of Alaska", a continuing article, this being chapter XV. Page 3 has a lengthy item: "Editorial Notes ... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:27

$675.00
175477

Great LEADVILLE COLORADO Lake County Mining Town PRINTS 1882 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392443858737

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEADVILLE DAILY HERALD, Colorado, January 1, 1882 * Terrific graphic issue from this famous mining town Leadville has the distinction of being the highest incorporated city in the United States, sitting at an elevation above 10,000 feet. It was a classic "Old West" mining town and this issue is a treasure trove of information on the town & with many illustrations relating Leadville as it was in 1881. The entire ftpg. is very unusual, being a huge, wrap-around panoramic view of the town which stretches from back page to the front page, measuring 8 inches tall and 37 inches wide--see the photos. This print gives a terrific overview of the town. The remainder of this 16 page issue is filled with a huge number of articl... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:26

$420.00
175048

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372752113271

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, April 9, 1895 * Rare old West title * Maricopa County This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 17 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. The front page has: "The Rio Verde Outfit in the Field" "Many Men & Horses to Be Employed" "Sparring For Water" "Shall the Mesa Canal Carry Tempe Water?" A nearly halfpg. ad notes lots for sale for $150 to $300 each. Eight pages, small binding holes at te blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends September 29, 2019 07:25

$43.00
175037

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392403324998

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MOUNTAIN MESSENGER, Downieville, California, Oct. 5, 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 September 28, 2019 15:25

$45.00
174976

JOHN D. LEE Mountain Meadows Massacre EXECUTION Mormons Mormonism 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372749396706

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, March 24, 1877 * John D. Lee execution * Mountain Meadows Massacre Over a full column on page 2 is headed: "The Execution At Mountain Meadow" with fine coverage of the execution of John D. Lee--perpetrator of the infamous Mountain Meadows Massacre. Much reporting on Lee's comments before his execution including: "...My conscience is clear before God and man, and I am ready to meet my Redeemer...I have no fear of death...I am a true believer in the gospel of Jesus Christ I do not believe in everything that is now practiced and taught by Brigham Young..." with more. Then: "...Immediately after a handkerchief was placed over Lee's eyes. He raised his hands & placed them on the top of his head.... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:10

$110.00
174848

Tribal Chief COCHISE Chiricahua Apaches Indians DEATH 1st Report 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742758780

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 15, 1874 * Tribal Chief Cochise death (1st report) * Chiricahua Apaches - Indians Page 7 has: "Obituary - Cochise, the Indian Chief" noting in part: "...announces that Cochise, the famous Indian chief, died on Tuesday last in Arizona. He had been sick a long time, and feeling satisfied that he was afflicted by witchcraft, he refused to let the doctor administer to his wants..." with much more on him & his life. Twelve pages, great condition.

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:07

$57.00
174847

JOHN C. FREMONT Fourth 4th Fatal Western Expedition Colorado Snow 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742758659

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 29, 1849 * John C. Fremont * Fatal 4th expedition The top of the front page has a nicer account headed: "Col. Fremont--A Distressing Report" which is concerning his fateful fourth expedition in the West during which his party was caught in a snowstorm in Colorado causing loss of ten of his men & 130 of his pack mules. Near the end is; "...Later reports say that all of Col. Fremont's party perished except himself, and he is badly frostbitten." The ftpg. also has a brief, curious item: "A Yankee transported a couple of hogs to the 'diggins' in California to root for 'the precious ore', and obtained every night from six to eight ounces of gold from their snouts!" Four p... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:07

$49.00
174846

Outlaws JESSE JAMES GANG Murder & Tiburcio Vasquez Robberies 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742758557

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1874 * Jesse James Gang murder * Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez Near the bottom of the front page is a terrific report headed: "The Missouri Outlaws" which notes in part: "...particulars of the killing of another detective by the notorious James Brothers. The victim was found dead, covered with blood...A card crossed with blood was pinned to the coast and inscribed: 'This shall be the fate of all of Pinkerton's detectives who come to hunt the James brothers.' Signed by 'Jesse James', 'Frank James'...". Great to find a front page report with specifics of this strong warning by the James brothers. Just above this article is: "Vasquez And His Gang" being the famed California outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez, ... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:06

$56.00
174714

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Head West Miners Mining 1848 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381499762

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 23, 1848 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - mine The front page has not one but three articles on the California Gold Rush including: "California Adventurers" beginning: "The 'stream of human life' is now setting as irresistibly towards California...The gold attraction is so strong that few are willing to lose the time necessary to go by water round the cape or by the overland route..." & more. Also: "The Gold Fever" has a letter beginning: "The gold fever, which is spreading like an epidemic through the whole country...The attempt to guard the public property from gold-hunters & squatters...might lead to very serious consequences..." and much more. And then: "Late... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:21

$72.00
174661

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392379582084

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, April 4, 1882 * Jesse James assassination * Robert & Charles Ford * St. Joseph, Missouri The back page has a rather inconspicuous report at the bottom of the first column: "Death of the Notorious Robber Jesse James". The report, which continues at the top of the next column, reads in full: "Jesse James, the notorious robber was shot dead in St. Joseph, Mo., by Charles and Robert Ford, who then gave themselves up and were lodged in jail. The Fords formerly belonged to the James Gang, but have recently been acting as detectives to catch James, hoping to gain the large reward offered for his apprehension, and they arrived at St. Joseph a week ago for the purpose of capturing him. It s... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2019 07:35

$224.00
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