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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909285337

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

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Ends November 17, 2017 13:28

$38.00
158060

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372106924613

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

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:53

$38.00
155396

Rare DENVER Colorado Territory Pre-Statehood Rocky Mountains 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372010690280

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS, Denver, Colorado, March 19, 1871 * Rare old West title This is actually a territorial newspaper as Colorado did not become a state until 1876. The front page is entirely taken up with ads, two of which are illustrated, save for one column of various news items. In fact most of the news reports are on the back page as pages 2 & 3 are mostly taken up with ads, many of which are illustrated (see). Complete as a four page newspaper, never bound nor trimmed, and in very nice condition.

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Ends August 11, 2017 08:55

$119.00
155210

Rare VIRGINIA CITY NV Storey County Comstock Lode Silver Mining 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391829059235

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY INDEPENDENT, Virginia City, Nevada, Aug. 27, 1874 * Rare Old West title * Comstock Lode fame * Gold & silver mining A very famous Western town which sprang up as a boomtown with the 1859 discovery of the Comstock Lode, the first major silver deposit discovery in the United States. The city's population peaked in the mid-1870's with about 25,000 residents. the current census shows about 850 residents. Virginia City was also once home to Mark Twain who worked at the "Enterprise" newspaper for a brief period. Much local news including many items of a mining nature. A great wealth of ads as well, many illustrated. Four pages, some minor tears ar margins, generally good.

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:41

$37.00
153146

MODOCS Indians Lava Beds War w/ Captain Jack Interview 1873 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391737279435

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, June 14, 1873 * Modoc War - Indians - Lava Beds The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the Modoc Indian War: "THE MODOCS" "Interview With Captain Jack & Others" as well as: "Execution In Kentucky" "Destructive Fire in Cincinnati" and more. Four pages, large folio size, bit irregular at the spine, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends April 23, 2017 14:25

$29.00
153145

Rare SAN FRANCISCO California OLD WEST w/ Chinese Labor Problem 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391737276042

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY MORNING CALL, San Francisco, California, April 27, 1873 * Rare Old west title The ftpg. has column heads: "CHINESE LABOR" "The great Problem that Confronts Us" Not Only White Labor But White Capital in Danger" "At the Way Things are Going On, the State Will be Half Chinese in Ten Years" "What Shall We Do About It?" Also on the ftpg: "The Late General Canby" "His Remains Expected to Arrive from Portland on Monday". Four pages, large folio size, never bound nor trimmed, minor foxing spots to the ftpg., nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends April 23, 2017 14:16

$34.00
151525

Rare RED BLUFF CA California w/ Brigham Young Arrest 1872 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371846945865

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SENTINEL, Red Bluff, California, Jan. 6, 1872 * Rare Old west title * Brigham Young arrested * Mormons - Mormonism Printed four years before the city would be incorporated. Page 2 has: "Advices from Salt Lake--The Mormon Cases" which begins: "Brigham Young is at home in the custody of the United States Marshal...". And from New York: "Warrant for the Arrest of Fisk and Gould". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2017 15:22

$37.00
147812

Rare QUINCY Plumas County CALIFORNIA Old West Gold Mining Town 1891 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391568173053

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PLUMAS COUNTY BULLETIN, Quincy, Plumas County, California, Dec. 24, 1891 * Rare title Quincy is a town of less than 2000. It started as a Gold Rush community just outside of Elizabethtown in Northern California. Elizabethtown started in 1852 and slowly dissolved and moved a mile away into American Valley to form Quincy after 1858. Quincy is named after the city of Quincy, Illinois, named in turn after John Quincy Adams. The front page begins with: "A Moqui Snake Dance - Indians Dancing With Rattlers In Their Mouths - A Horrible Spectacle That White Men are Rarely Allowed to Witness...". Much more local news. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some dirtiness to folds at the upper quad... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2016 15:31

$43.00
145585

Very Rare WASHINGTON TERRITORY Seattle West Coast Alaska Times 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391491325937

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ALASKA TIMES, Seattle, Washington Territory, May 14, 1871 * Very rare W.T. issue This paper had moved to Seattle in 1870 and continued published under the same title despite no longer being in Alaska. Oswald's "Printing In The Americas" reports: "...he moved it to Seattle where he published two numbers only...", however I've had about a dozen issues all with different dates. Truly a rare item. An article on the front page is the census report on Alaska, which did not reflect very kind reporting of the people (see). Some foxing, irregular at the spine, some archival mended tears plus other margin tears. A very rare title from this early year.

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Ends July 23, 2016 15:54

$390.00
145358

Rare OAKLAND CA Alameda County California San Fran. Bay OLD WEST 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391486215844

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: OAKLAND DAILY TRANSCRIPT, California, November 13, 1871 * Rare Old West title 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. Early for California. Minor irregularity at the spine, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends July 17, 2016 13:55

$32.00
143082

CAPTAIN JACK Modoc Indians Lava Beds War EXECUTIONS Hangings 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371594794238

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 4, 1873 * Captain Jack execution * Lava Beds War * Modoc Indians The front page has a small one column heading: "Execution of the Modocs" This is the report of the hanging of Captain Jack, leader of the Modoc Indians, and others for their involvement in the Modoc War. See image for text here. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 07, 2016 14:37

$33.00
142895

JESSE JAMES Recues Fellow Outlaw Train Robber from Custody 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391422453469

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Feb. 19, 1875 * John James Hinds (Hines) * Jesse James Gang The front page has: "Jesse James, The Dare Devil, Rescues a Confederate" being a report of a wanted train robber who was captured but then "rescued" by Jesse James, noting: "...that they were met by Jesse James and that Hines was rescued by this ubiquitous and dare devil, knight of the road..." (see). Also on the ftpg: "Utah--Brigham's Health..." and "Latest From the Indian Country" & more. Complete in 8 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:52

$44.00
140937

MODOCS INDIANS Lava Beds War Ben Wright Massacre 1873 San Francisco CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371546101068

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY CALL, San Francisco, California, May 14, 1873 * Modoc War ends - Lava Beds * Ben Wright Massacre * John Levine hanged The front page has an entire column taken up with a detailed account headed: "Ben Wright's Massacre" "A Narrative of the Affair by One Who Was Present". This was an affair with the Modoc Indians in 1852 which would eventually lead to a more widespread war between immigrants to Calif. and the Modoc Indians in 1873, known as the Modoc War (see hyperlink). More on the "Modoc War" on page 3. Also on the front page is: "Hanging A Woman" "The Execution of Susan Eberhart, at Princeton, Ga." The back page has an interesting report headed: "John Devine" "The Man Who is Con... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2016 12:43

$54.00
140350

Very Rare TUCSON AZ Pima County Old West Arizona Territory 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391367092636

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. (Arizona Territory), October 28, 1871 * Very rare title A very early & rare title from Southern Arizona, published 41 years before Arizona would become a state. Our records indicate this is the earliest date of this title we have offered in memory, the previous earliest dated 1874. Inside has: "The Apache War" "Colyer's Canada Alamosa Indians on the War-Path..." which includes a 2 dispatches from Camp Bowie, A.T. Also: "Indian Ring Scheme" "Territorial District Court" "Camp Grant Indian Thieves" and more. Complete in 4 pages, measures 12 by 18 inches, some small archival mends at margins, generally very nice condition..

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Ends February 17, 2016 08:05

$300.00
139761

Very Rare BAJA Lower CALIFORNIA Magdalena Bay Volume 1 1870 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520013731

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOWER CALIFORNIAN, Magdalena, Lower California., Nov. 10, 1870 * Baja California * Very rare title Here is a volume I issue (number 2) of a very uncommon title (photo shows the nice masthead) from Lower California, more commonly known as Baja California. Content includes page 2 report under "The Expedition" which begins: "The Expedition fitted out for the expedition and colonization of the lands of Lower California Company...proceeded to Todos Santos...", with much more about the itinerary as well as various observations about the terrain, wildlife, etc. Other reports include: "Advantages To Settlers Which Lower California Offers" "Coast Survey Of Lower California" an... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2016 07:56

$470.00
139690

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371519383073

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1873 * Modoc Indian War * Lava Beds - Captain Jack * Second Battle of the Stronghold Page 3 has a one column heading: "FIGHTING THE MODOCS" with smaller subheads. Lengthy text takes up over 3 full columns. Other news of the day throughout. 8 pages in nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2016 09:56

$34.00
136755

Rare YUBA CITY CA Sutter County Northern California Wild Old West 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391281897609

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY SUTTER BANNER, Yuba City, California, dated January 31, 1874 * Wild Old West * Rare title This is a very early California newspaper and 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. This is a complete 4 page issue with some stray period writing at the top margin, otherwise in nice condition. See photos for details.

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Ends November 01, 2015 13:22

$40.00
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