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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
174464

Rare MARYSVILLE Yuba County CALIFORNIA Gateway to Gold Old West 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372728315440

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MARYSVILLE DAILY APPEAL, California, April 18, 1873 * Rare Old West title * Modoc War - Indians The top of page 3 has many one column heads including: "The Modoc War!" "Three Indians Killed on Tuesday" "Further Particulars of the First Day's Fight" "The Red Fiends Still in the Lava Beds" "Capt. Jack's Cave Shelled" "Several Modoc Scalps Taken" "The Red Devils Surrounded & All Retreat Cut Off" and more, with the text taking over two columns. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:15

$45.00
174444

OUTLAW JESSE JAMES Assassination FUNERAL & Bloody Benders Murders 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372727465520

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James gang * Assassination - funeral * Bloody Benders Page 5 has an article: "THE MURDERED OUTLAW" "The Ford Brothers in Jail--The Funeral of Jesse James" with various details. The front page has: "Bender Believed To Be Captured" which begins: "The police authorities here believe they have at last captured 'Old Man' Bender, the Kansas butcher..." with more. The internet has more on the "Bloody Benders". Eight pages, 4 small binding holes in the first columns not close to either article, loose at the spine, browned at the margins, somewhat fragile.

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Ends August 31, 2019 15:20

$49.00
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
174269

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island TRAIN Robbery1881 Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372721134386

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 24, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James gang hunted * Rock Island Railroad train robbery the top of pg. 2 has column heads: "THE TRAIN ROBBERS" "Jesse James and His Gang Seen Near Lexington, Mo." "A Party of Government Employees Give Chase, but to No Purpose...". See the photos for the full report. Sixteen pages, bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2019 07:46

$78.00
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
174786

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


eBay Auction Item # 392384895882

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 August 23, 2019 07:56

$99.99
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
174671

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


eBay Auction Item # 372737156442

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 August 19, 2019 08:19

$49.99
174670

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


eBay Auction Item # 372737154496

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 August 19, 2019 08:14

$44.99
174669

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


eBay Auction Item # 392379630146

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 August 19, 2019 08:10

$49.99
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
173647

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372692762355

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 8, 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 July 19, 2019 15:02

$31.00
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
173388

Rare BISBEE AZ Cochise County Arizona Territory 1905 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392309965174

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BISBEE EVENING MINER, Arizona (Territory), Aug. 11, 1905 A territorial newspaper from just above the border with Mexico, as Arizona did not join the Union until 1912. Among the front page headlines: "SAN FRANCISCO IS QUIET AFTER YESTERDAY'S RIOT" "Six Story Building Collapses In Omaha" & much more. Inside pages have much reporting on local & Arizona-wide events. Complete in 8 pages, various flaking and some tattering at the margins.

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Ends July 06, 2019 15:27

$23.00
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
173058

Rare 1873 MARYSVILLE California Old West Newspaper w/ Modoc War & Bloody Benders


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372674088428

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MARYSVILLE DAILY APPEAL, California, May 31, 1873 * Rare Old West title * Bloody Benders The front page has over 2 1/2 columns taken up with reports on the Modoc Indian War with the heading; "The Lava Beds" and subheads: "Their History, Location and Character--How They Look from the Signal Station--Among the Caves--View of Captain Jack's Lair". Page 2 has a descriptive article headed: "Bender Biography" "The Lives & Personal Appearance of the Old Man, the Old Woman, John and the She Devil". This was the "Bloody Bender" family of serial killers from the 1870's. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:25

$43.00
173055

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
173051

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
172930

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
172529

Great Outlaw JESSE JAMES Robert Ford MURDER & Cole Younger 1882 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284183698

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James killed Page 5 has an uncommonly lengthy account--extremely detailed--on the death of Jesse James, headed: "The Murdered Outlaw" "The State Officers Previously Arranging For The Killers" "Shot Down With A Rifle Which He Gave to His Slayer---Threats of His Friends---Gov. Crittenden's Arrangement with Robert Ford". This account takes over a full column, and is followed by yet another, related report: "An Old Accomplice's Comment" "An Interview With Cole Younger, in Jail in Minnesota" (see). Complete in 8 pages, 4 small binding holes in the 1st column affect a total of 13 words in the pg. 5 Jesse James article. Loose at the spine, browned at the margins and somewhat frag... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:47

$137.00
172245

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372650306273

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 19, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery * Winston, Daviess County, Missouri Page 2 begins with a quite lengthy account of what was the infamous Rock Island Railroad robbery by the James Gang. It is headed: "The Great Train Robbery" and begins: "Charles Murray...was the messenger of the U.S. Express Company on the train robbed by the James gang...He gave a correspondent the following account of the affair so far as it came to his knowledge:..." and what followed is a very detailed account which includes quotes from the bandits. Page 4 has a small items concerning Frederick Douglass (see). Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends May 11, 2019 14:54

$166.00
172244

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392275626804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, April 4, 1882 * Jesse James assassination * Robert & Charles Ford * St. Joseph, Missouri Near the bottom of the front page is a small report headed: "Vengeance on Train Robbers" which reports: "The city is wild with excitement over the death of Jesse James. The fear of his vengeance has restricted the people from taking extreme action against all of the accused train robbers. Men are huddled together in groups on the streets, and rumors of a lynching party to be organized are very prevalent." Eight pages, archival strengthening at the spine, some very discrete archival mends inside, very nice condition. somewhat fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends May 11, 2019 14:53

$116.00
171758

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264050806

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Sept. 2, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin trial ending Page 4 has most of a column headed: "NEARING THE END" "Th Trial of Frank James at Gallatin Drawing to a Close" "Testimony All In and Arguments to Begin Monday" "The Court's Order Concerning Instructions t the Jury--Mrs. Hite's Toilet on the Witness Stand". This is coverage of Frank James murder/robbery trial. He would be acquitted. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:28

$37.00
171756

Rare HELENA MT Montana w/ Montello Nevada Train Robbery 1883 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633902896

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana (Territory), Jan. 23, 1883 * Rare Old West title * Montello, Nevada * Train Robbery Among the ftpg. column heads: "Robbery and Murder Raid in Nevada" and "A Brave Man's Successful Fight Against Train Robbers". Almost an entire column is headed: "Attempted Train Robbery" "A Gang Of Highwaymen Foiled by a Brave Expressman". The report has considerable detail, much of it reading like a made-for-TV movie of the Old West (see for portions). Four pages, irregular at the spine margin from disbinding, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:27

$48.00
171410

JESSE JAMES Younger Brothers - Otterville Missouri Train Robbery 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372622280897

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PROVIDENCE EVENING PRESS, Rhode Island, July 10, 1876 * Outlaws - Jesse James gang * Younger Brothers * Otterville, Missouri train robbery Page 3 has half a column taken up with reports of the Otterville train robbery done by the James-Younger Gang, headed: "Daring Robbery" "A Railroad Train Sacked in Missouri" "Armed Men Scouring The Country In Pursuit Of The Robbers". Four pages, large folio size, various margin chipping & margin tears, loose at the irregular spine, is somewhat fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends April 07, 2019 16:41

$76.00
171149

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372614849616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, San Diego CA, November 1, 1873. * Wild West Original * Interesting Advertisements * 1873 San Diego, California 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. Some of the articles in this issue include: "Interesting Discovery In San Francisco" "Pennsylvania Central Railroad" "Texas and Pacific" and much more. Very early for Southern California. Some browning around the margins with minor margin wear.

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Ends March 30, 2019 16:13

$33.00
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Rare TOMBSTONE Cochise Co. ARIZONA Wyatt Earp & O.K. Corral Fame 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392248067384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TOMBSTONE PROSPECTOR, Arizona, Aug. 5, 1889 * Very rare title * Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame We have had a few other newspapers from the iconic Old West town of Tombstone, but this is the first we have seen this title. The masthead features a great engraving of a minor on a mule (see photos). Beyond the engraving in the masthead, there is much evidence of this being a mining town including a ftpg. article: "This Time Its Mica" concerning mining for it; several page 3 "Application For Patent" notices for various mines, plus saloon & corral ads, a rather large back pg. "Arizona Mail & Stage Co." ad (see), and pg. 2 has an interesting ad for the cure of drunkenness. Four pages, a small piece from the bottom right mar... See More  

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Ends March 27, 2019 16:40

$425.00
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OPELOUSAS MASSACRE Riot Louisiana & Red Cloud's War Indians 1868 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392243214948

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 7, 1868 * Opelousas massacre - Louisiana * Red Cloud's War - Indians The ftpg. includes: "The Indian War" "Running Fight with the Apache Indians--The Kiowas and Comanches Joining the Cheyennes and Arapahoes on the Arkansas River" Also: "The New Rebellion" "The Rebel Butchery at Opelousas--100 [blacks] Killed & 50 Wounded...". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2019 16:54

$32.00
170846

Outlaw Cut-throat FRANK JAMES Jesse Gang SURRENDERS 1882 St. Louis MO Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372605785866

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE DEMOCRAT, Oct. 7, 1882 * Jesse James Gang * Frank surrenders Nearly half of the front page has much detail on the surrender of outlaw Frank James, headed: "BEHIND THE BARS" "Frank James an Inmate of the Jackson County Jail" "The Killing of Whicher, the Detective, in 1874, the Cause of His Incarceration" "Intense Excitement Manifested on the Arrival of the Outlaw at Independence..." with more heads including several subheads throughout the lengthy article. Nice to have in this newspaper from Missouri, where James surrendered. Twelve pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2019 15:32

$56.00
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GUNFIGHT AT THE O.K. CORRAL Earp Holliday Clanton Tombstone AZ 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372594395719

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 3, 1881 * re. Gunfight at the OK Corral * Tombstone, Arizona The front page has an interesting follow-up to the recent gunfight at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona, under the heading: "Criminals And Their Deeds" with a dateline of Tucson, Arizona, including: "Trouble is likely to arise from the recent shooting of cow-boys by Marshall Earp and his posse at Mudstone...". [Tombstone was erroneously referred to as "Mudstone" by the Times] Some further details as well. Also, page 2 has a report headed: "New Baseball League Proposed" (see ). Eight pages, library tape at the spine of the back page, various minor tears at margins, somewhat fragile & most be handled carefully.

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Ends March 10, 2019 15:28

$119.99
170348

Rare ALBUQUERQUE New Mexico Territory Pre-Statehood w/ Many Ads 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372583234293

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ALBUQUERQUE MORNING DEMOCRAT, New Mexico, Nov. 2, 1898 * Before joining the Union Actually a territorial newspaper as New Mexico did not become a state until 1912. We've offered a number of titles from Albuquerque but this (and a few others) is the first of this title to come into our inventory. Eight pages, small wear hole at fold juncture of front leaf, two cut outs from the back leaf only, good condition.

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Ends February 28, 2019 15:43

$64.00
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Rare TOMBSTONE EPITAPH Post Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Arizona 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372576029634

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, Dec. 4, 1881 * Best Old West title to be had * Post 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 just five weeks after the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. A wealth of local and regional reports including most of a column headed: "Local Splinters". Mining items & announcements, court proceedings, and even a mention of Billy the Kid under the heading: "Murderers Out of Limbo". The report is da... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2019 15:25

$2,275.00
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Outlaw Cut-throat FRANK JAMES Jesse Gang SURRENDERS 1882 Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372568485332

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 6, 1882 * Jesse James Gang * Frank surrenders Close to half of page 6 is taken up with very detailed accounts of: "FRANK JAMES" "The Missouri Bandit In the Hands of the Law" "He Decides to Surrender & Give Himself Up To the State Authorities" with more. Included is a quite lengthy letter by him to the governor--taking a full column--signed in type: Frank James. Great to have this account in a Missouri newspaper, and likely the reason it is so lengthy & detailed Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 14, 2019 07:16

$65.00
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Outlaw JESSE JAMES Train Robber False Death Report Nov. 6, 1879 Miss. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372568485112

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 6, 1879 * Jesse James killed ? * Outlaw - train robber The ftpg. has column heads responding to the rumored death of Jesse James reported in this newspaper 2 days prior (was not true): "THE STIFF SECRETED" "Jesse James Succeeds in Disappearing" "The Detectives Battled by the Bandits" "Not the Slightest Trace of Their Hiding Place". The report begins: "The much mooted question as to whether Jesse James, the famous outlaw, is dead or not, is no nearer a solution than on Monday when the news was first flashed over the wires that he had been shot & killed by Gus Shepherd..." with more taking most of the column. Page 3 has over half a column headed: "THE JAMES BROTHERS" "An Incident Connecte... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2019 07:16

$55.00
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