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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
176877

Great CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever Mining Mines Diggings 1848 Evansville Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392545164729

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, Sept. 28, 1848 * Terrific & early report * California Gold Rush Page 2 has a very early & quite lengthy (nearly a column long) article on the California Gold Rush, headed: "The Gold Fever In California" which includes in part: "...large number of the inhabitants were engaged in searching for gold which was found over a large extend of country...more than 1000 people digging & washing for gold...contain vast quantities of gold..." and so much more including talk of the very high prices for everything. The top of pg. 2 has a nice campaign notice: "For President GEN. ZACHARY TAYLOR...". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:06

$97.00
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
175977

MODOC WAR Second Battle of the Stronghold INDIANS Captain Jack 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392483966165

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 1873 * Modoc Indian War * Lava Beds - Captain Jack * Second Battle of the Stronghold The top of the front page has a one column heading: "THE HOSTILE INDIANS" with smaller subheads. Text takes up about 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day throughout. 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2019 14:19

$37.00
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
175553

Early Rare PRESCOTT AZ Yavapai County Arizona Territory Old West 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786107577

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIZONA DAILY MINER, Prescott, Sept. 20, 1880 * Very rare Old West title A quite early newspaper from territorial Arizona. It would not become a state until 32 years later. A typical Old West newspaper with a wealth of Western-themed advertisements, several of which are illustrated. News reports are both local & regional. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a few small archival mends, very nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:50

$115.00
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
174482

Rare Old West SALEM Oregon Statesman 1864 Civil War Newspaper w/ Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372728320052

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OREGON STATESMAN, Salem, April 25, 1864 * Rare title from the Old West * American Civil War era Rare to find Civil War era newspapers from Oregon. Various news of the day with Civil War reports. Some of the articles include: "A Scene in the Salt Lake Theatre" "Something for Loyal Democrats---The Last Letter from Stephen A. Douglas" which is signed by him in type; "The Kentucky & Virginia Resolutions" "British Aid to the Confederates" "Expedition Against the Indians" "California Dispatches" and much more. Four pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:24

$59.00
174339

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372722963542

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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: "...The robbers were six in nu... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2019 07:35

$179.00
174229

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720256176

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, Oct.6, 1879 * Very rare Old West title Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this is among our last. And it is a volume one issue from the Territory of Arizona as it did not become a state until 1912. A nice assortment of news articles and ads with page 2 having an ad for the famous "Delmonico Restaurant" by "Miss Nellie Cashman" who has some notoriety in Western history (see several web pages on her). Many of the ads throughout the issue have a distinctive "Old West" flavor. Complete in four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:29

$155.00
174222

CUSTER MASSACRE Chief Sitting Bull & Jesse James Train Robbery 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720254610

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 9, 1876 * The Custer massacre * Battle of Little Big Horn * Chief Sitting Bull autobiography * Jesse James-Younger Gang * Otterville, Missouri train robbery (1st report) This is a great issue on the General Custer massacre, with very nice page 3 column headlines including: "THE SIOUX WAR" "General Terry's Official Report on Custer's Gallant March to Death" "Gibbon's Rescue of Reno" "Danger Threatening from Defection of Friendly Indians" "White Outlaws Lead the Reds" "General Sheridan Thinks the Army Strong Enough to Crush Sitting Bull's Band" and more, along with the official: "General Terry's Report". A great wealth of fine content. Plus more related reports on Custer: "The Results of the Bat... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:24

$177.00
174175

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720242809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, April 5, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James assassination Page 2 has a brief & quite inconspicuous report reading: "Great satisfaction is expressed in western Missouri over the shooting of Jesse James, the noted bandit. It is said that the shooting was the result of an agreement between Ford and Governor Crittenden to the effect that James was either to be captured or killed within a certain time." Eight pages, very small piece from the blank margin of the front leaf, slightly irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:52

$64.00
173998

Rare MINIATURE Colorado Springs El Paso County 1892 Short Lived Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332104894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDGEWOOD SUN, Colorado Springs, Colorado, February 7, 1892 * Rare title I wouldn't use the term "cute" to describe many newspapers but I think it fits here. Four pages & measuring just 5 1/2 by 7 1/2 inches, it has advertisements, promotional & news tidbits, and various witticisms. A volume one issue of a little paper that lasted for just 2 1/2 years. Toned but in good condition.

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:19

$33.00
173994

Rare REDDING CA Northern California Old West Shasta County 1880 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332103904

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE READING INDEPENDENT, [Redding] California, March 25, 1880 * Rare Old West title This town is located not far south of the Oregon border, situated along the Siskiyou Trail. Redding became a stop on a trade and travel route connecting California's Central Valley and the Pacific Northwest. It was originally named for early California pioneer, Pierson Reading, but then was changed to recognize railroad man Benjamin Redding in 1874. Various news and ads of the day, many of which are illustrated, four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor margin tears, inked news agent's stamp at the very top. Good condition. I believe we only have 1 more issue of this rare title in our inventory.

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:16

$45.00
173773

JESSE JAMES Outlaw Gang Post Assassination re his Horses 1882 Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372696149462

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 12, 1882 * re. Jesse James death The top of page 8 has column heads: "JESSE JAMES' HORSES" "The Bay and the Roan Which Participated in the Outlaw's Last Raids Reach St. Louis" "Their Present Owner's Intentions..." with a subhead: "Jesse James' Souvenirs". The article takes over a full column and is from just 9 days after his death. Twelve pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2019 07:33

$42.00
173772

JESSE JAMES Train Robber Desperado Outlaw KILLED ? False Report ? 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392319760369

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 5, 1879 * Jesse James killed ? * Outlaw - train robber A column at the top of pg. 4 has reports disputing whether Jesse James had been murdered or not: "DEAD OR ALIVE?" "In Either Event Jesse James Foils the detectives" "The Search for the Stiff Continued Without Success" 'His Alleged Assassin Frightened Out of His Wits". It was previously reported that Jesse James had been killed, but now this is in question. He, in fact, would not be killed until April, 1882. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2019 07:33

$57.00
173770

MONTROSE COLORADO Old West Style Street Cowboy Gunfight Battle 1884 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392319760145

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Feb. 8, 1884 * Old West street gun fight Page 3 has a great item from the lore of the Old West: "Battle With A Cowboy" "Desperate Encounter in the Streets of Montrose, Colorado" with some nice detail of the shooting of the town marshal. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2019 07:32

$36.00
173691

BRIGHAM YOUNG Prolamation of Martial Law UTAH WAR Mormons 1857 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693767661

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 20, 1857 * Mormons - Mormonism * Governor Brigham Young * Proclamation of martial law * Utah War delcaration Page 3 contains one of the more historic documents in Mormon history, with the report headed: "The Mormon Treason" which is primarily occupied by the: "Proclamation By The Governor" which is signed in type: Brigham Young. The article begins with a letter signed in type: Brigham Young and written to: "The Officer Command the Forces now Invading Utah Territory:..." which includes in part: "...I have issued and forwarded to you a copy of my proclamation forbidding the entrance of armed forces into the Territory. This you have disregarded. I now further direct th... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:31

$188.00
173520

Rare STOCK MARKET San Francisco California 1877 Old West Financial Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372689351781

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY STOCK REPORT, San Francisco, California, Feb. 26, 1877 * Rare title This title is mostly taken up with advertisements, and what few newsy report that are present are mostly about mining. The ftpg. has: "Letters From The Mines" with 15 different mines noted. The bkpg. has a full column headed: "The Comstock" with reports from 20 different mines. Four pages, very nice, clean condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:21

$33.00
173453

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island TRAIN Robbery 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392312290145

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 18, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James gang * Rock Island Railroad train robbery Near the top of page 2 is a article: "Desperadoes On the Rail" "A Western Express Robbed and The Conductor and A Passenger Murdered". The article begins: "One of the most daring of recent crimes was committed on board a train on the Rock Island road near Winston, Ks...The robbers were six in number and are supposed to be under the leadership of Jesse James..." with much more on the detail. This was one or the more infamous of the James Gang robberies. Much is written about it on the internet. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 11, 2019 08:57

$77.00
173443

Rare TRUCKEE CA Nevada County California Old West Advertisements 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372687950656

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN (Semi-Weekly), California, April 26, 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 July 11, 2019 08:53

$37.00
173196

Outlaws DICK LIDDIL Pardon ? & Frank James Trial Jesse Gang 1884 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392302413007

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Feb. 4, 1884 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Dick Liddil pardon ? Page 2 has a great article on the notorious outlaw Dick Liddil with column heads: "DICK LIDDELL" "A Pardon Denied the Late Bandit by Governor Crittenden" "Effect of the Executive's Action on the Frank James Trial--Incompetency of Liddell's Testimony in the Case...". Liddill was one of the last surviving member of the notorious James-Younger Gang of outlaws. Also on pg. 2: "Davy Crockett' 'How the Big-Hearted Pioneer Earned His Credentials". Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2019 14:34

$39.00
173193

Rare UTAH TERRITORY Pre State 1873 Newspaper Old West OGDEN UT w/ Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392302411869

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OGDEN JUNCTION, Utah, March 25, 1873 * Rare Old west title * Utah territory The masthead includes prints of two trains coming together, signifying the celebration at nearby Promontory Point of the joining of the East and West Coast by railroad. This issue is from 23 years before Utah statehood. Page 2 has: "Woman Suffrage in Utah" "The Governorship of Utah" "Claggett Appointed Governor, but He Considers"". Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2019 14:33

$44.00
173059

BUFFALO BILL & Texas Jack Frontier Scouts PRINTS Illustrations 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299901736

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, April 8, 1873 * Buffalo Bill & Texas Jack illustrations - prints * Famous frontier scouts appearing on stage This is the very famous folio size newspaper known for its huge & great graphics. An inside page shows various: "Glimpses of the Spring Fashions." But the prime appeal of this issue would be on the back page, which contains three notable prints headed: "The Scouts of the Prairie at Niblo's Garden" showing "Ned Buntline, Texas Jack, and Buffalo Bill." (see). Very rare to find period prints of both Texas Jack and Buffalo Bill. Complete in 8 pgs., never bound nor trimmed, minor foxing, generally nice.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:25

$135.00
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JESSE JAMES GANG re. Last Train Robbery Blue Cut Missouri Arrest 1882 Newpsaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372674087776

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1882 * Jesse James Gang last train robbery * re. Blue Cut - Missouri - arrest The front page has nearly a full column report which is headed: "SKILLFUL DETECTIVE WORK" "Another Of The James Gang Captured In Missouri" with more. The report begins: "The excitement concerning the daring robbery of the Chicago & Alton express train by Jesse James & party at Blue Cut...was suddenly revived today by the arrest of John Matt...on a charge of participating in the robbery..." with much more, including some nice detail on the train robbery which was his last before his death on April 3, 1882. Historical reports note he stole $15,000 but the newspaper report notes only $5000. Some great text ... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:23

$58.00
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FRANK JAMES Jesse Gang Outlaw & Boonville MO Missouri Connection 1884 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299900475

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 25, 1884 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James Gang fame' * Boonville, Missouri Page 4 has half a column headed: "FRANK JAMES" "His Admirers at Boonville Present Him with a Purse" "How Ray County People Regard the James Family and the Mormons as Inducements to Immigration" . Ten pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:21

$37.00
172958

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372670873675

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1869 * Completing the Transcontinental railroad * Promontory Point - last spike The top of the ftpg. has column heads on a very notable event in the opening of the West: "THE PACIFIC RAILROAD" "Celebrations in San Francisco and Sacramento--A Grand Jubilee--The Last Spike Driven in the Central Line--Reception of this News in Sacramento" with much on the celebration. One item has: "...The dispatch from the junction of the road announcing the driving of the last spike of the Central Pacific Road, at 1 o'clock a.m. sent a thrill through the city...". Also on the ftpg: "The Indians" "The Captures of General Custer--Preparations for Further Hostilities" with much detail. Eight pages, minor foxi... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2019 14:51

$54.00
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Rare TUCUMCARI NM Quay County New Mexico Territory 1905 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392296824934

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TUCUMCARI TIMES, New Mexico, October 12, 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 Tucumcari in 1908. The name was ta... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2019 15:11

$40.00
172595

Rare PORTLAND Oregon Multnomah Co Old West MODOCS Indians War Era 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372661493289

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY OREGON HERALD, Portland, Nov. 13, 1872 * Rare Old West title An early issue from the Northwest just 13 years after gaining statehood. Various news of the day from both the area and the nation, with a great wealth of advertisements, many of which are illustrated. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends May 29, 2019 15:30

$39.00
172532

Rare SANTA BARBARA Old West California American Riveria 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659218442

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SANTA BARBARA PRESS, California, Jan. 28, 1871 * Rare Old West title A very early & uncommon title from this well known California city. Typical news & ads of the day. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor wear at the folds and margins with some light damp staining.

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:50

$47.00
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