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158061

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372106925653

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

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:55

$67.00
157976

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391905440353

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

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:40

$43.00
157850

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372100123932

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

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Ends November 08, 2017 14:28

$38.00
157572

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372088539356

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

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:22

$140.00
158071

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


eBay Auction Item # 391908445084

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

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Ends October 24, 2017 08:06

$44.99
157415

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891687568

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

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Ends October 20, 2017 12:11

$57.00
157347

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372079829861

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

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:41

$3,350.00
157336

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372079809357

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

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:15

$43.00
157177

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372074948403

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

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Ends October 13, 2017 15:00

$37.00
157087

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372070337281

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

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Ends October 08, 2017 15:20

$228.00
155050

Rare "WILD BILL" HICKOK Old West Folk Hero Gambler Lawman DEATH 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391823386635

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCKINGHAM REPUBLICAN, Exeter, New Hampshire, Sept. 8, 1876 * "Wild Bill" Hickok death * American old West folk hero The back page has a nice article headed: "Wild Bill" , which begins: "Everybody in this country has heard of 'Wild Bill' a noted scout, buffalo-hunter and plainsman, & who on account of his reckless bravery was made Marshal at different times of several frontier towns..." and mentioning: "...During 'Wild Bill's' administration as marshal of Abilene and Wichita he is said to have shot to death many a man who resisted him..." with more (see). Perhaps the most noted item is the last paragraph which reports on his death the previous month: "...Bill drifted into the Black Hills & ... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:42

$245.00
154802

1878 Illustrated Newspaper COMSTOCK LODE Virginia City NV Nevada Silver PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371980920300

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 2, 1878 * Comstock Lode * Virginia City NV Nevada * Silver mining Prints Certainly the prime content would be the article: "Across The Continent - The Frank Leslie Excursion to the Pacific" "Virginia City, the Home of Our Silver Wealth" which includes a very nice half page print of: "View of the Main Street in Virginia City" and another print: "Miners Prospect for Silver on the Slopes of Mount Davison..." (see). Also a fullpg: "North Carolina - Currituck Beach...", 2 prints in Sing Sing prison and other prints. Sixteen pages, irregular at the spine margins, generally good.

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Ends July 13, 2017 15:47

$59.00
154558

DOC MIDDLETON GANG Outlaws Horse Thieves Nebraska Shootout 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371970167163

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 28, 1879 * Doc Middleton gang * Outlaws - horse thieves Page 3 has a great "gunslinger" type report from the Old West, headed: "A Frontier Fight" "How Doc. Middleton & Other Border Ruffians Were Routed" "A Desperate Encounter as Described by One of the Captured." This report is very detailed and takes 1 12 columns. Doc Middleton (real name James M. Riley) was an outlaw and horse thief, whose exploits of stealing perhaps 2,000 horses over a two-year period earned a spot in the Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Page 2 has: "Lincoln's Old Home - Neglected & Decaying It is the Rendezvous of Low Characters", and pg. 5 has: "Blackfoot" "Death of This Celebrated Cro... See More  

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Ends July 02, 2017 14:40

$55.00
153144

YOUNGER BROTHERS Gang Outlaws Stillwater MN re Northfield Capture 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391737275211

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, Jan. 29, 1877 * Younger Brothers gang * Stillwater, Minnesota Page 5 has a nice article: "COLE YOUNGER - Painting Pails In the Minnesota State Prison--The Transgressor's Road" which begins: "This is the home of the Younger brothers. Naturally the Northfield trio were the much sought after of the convicts yesterday..." with more interesting reading (see). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 23, 2017 14:15

$43.00
153143

YOUNGER BROTHERS Gang Outlaws Distribution of the REWARD MONEY 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371901803078

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 24, 1877 * Younger Brothers gang The top of pg. 2 has column heads: "The Younger Boys" "How The Reward For Their Capture Was Divided--The Question Decided in the Courts". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 23, 2017 14:13

$32.00
153088

James LICK OBSERVATORY Mount Hamilton California Founding 1876 Denver Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391736373099

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WELDON & LEONARD'S REAL ESTATE CIRCULAR & PRICE LIST, San Francisco, California, March 1, 1876 * Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton founding The ftpg. has: "Another Monument" which begins: "When James Lick executed his deed of gift, donating his immense property to various benevolent & scientific societies of this state, he provided that $750,000 should be expended in the construction and maintenance of an observatory..." which would become the now-famous Lick Observatory. Various details on its construction, access, etc. The balance of the issue has a focus on real estate with some laughable prices for acreage in Northern California, some of which is present-day Silicon Valley. A terrific ... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2017 07:34

$87.00
153079

Rare WOODLAND CA Yolo County California Original OLD WEST 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371900076575

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WOODLAND STANDARD, California, October 4, 1879 * Still publishing over 120 years later * Original Old West item * Uncommon title An interesting and quite uncommon newspaper from this town just 15 miles northwest of Sacramento. It was formerly known as Yolo City. Various news of the day, including many tidbits from the West as well as some literary items and a wealth of ads--many of which are illustrated. Light browning with some margin wear and tear, otherwise good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends April 21, 2017 15:37

$39.00
153027

Rare DUTCH FLAT Placer County CALIFORNIA Gold Mining Town1875 Old West Newspape


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391733963643

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUTCH FLAT FORUM, Placer County, California, November 18, 1875 * Rare Old West title Dutch Flat is located mid-way between Sacramento and Lake Tahoe, near Interstate Highway 80. Famous for its hydraulic mines, from which many tons of gold were taken, for its lumber industry, its role in creating the Central Pacific Railroad, and for its large Chinese community, Dutch Flat remains one of the most charming towns in California. This scarce newspaper from its heyday from the mining era is complete in 8 pages and contains a wide variety of news items and advertisements, many of the latter being illustrated and focused on those involved in the mining business--including plenty of saloon ads. On... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:25

$73.00
152925

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729762715

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMERICAN STANDARD, Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, July 13, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn Page 2 contains a very nice & lengthy account of the Custer Massacre, headed: "THE INDIAN WAR" "A Disastrous Defeat of Gen. Custer's Command by the Indians--Three Hundred & Fifteen Soldiers Killed--Terrible Odds Against the Whites--All of the Custers Killed" plus there are subheads reading: "Another Account" and "Ghastly Details of the Fight in Which a Brave General Perished" and "The Killed, Wounded and Missing". This is an extremely lengthy & detailed account, more so than most we have had the pleasure to offer, taking over ... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:10

$220.00
152567

Rare BUFFALO BILL CODY Scouts Post Custer's Massacre INDIANS 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718083735

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 23, 1876 * Rare Buffalo Bill Cody mention Page 7 has a report with nice column heads: "THE INDIAN WAR" "Details of Colonel Merritt's Charge on the Cheyennes" "A Short Struggle" "The Indians Utterly Surprised, Rush Back in Disorder" "The Latest from General Crook's Camp" "Ominous Absence of the Sioux". These reports are datelined: "Fort Laramie" and have much good content & subheads (see for portions), and also includes a report with rare mention of "Buffalo Bill" Cody, with a subhead: "Cody Kills Yellow Hand" and the report noting in part: "...met the daring charge with a volley. Yellow Hand, a young Cheyenne brave, came foremost, singling Bill as a foreman worthy of hi... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:34

$72.00
152562

Outlaws JESSE JAMES & Younger Brothers - GHOSTS Spirit Katie King 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880426205

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, March 17, 1875 * Jesse James & Younger Brothers gang * Ghosts - spectres - apparition - spirits Page 3 has over a full column taken up with: "The Jameses And Youngers" "A Plea for Mercy from a Union Soldier and a Republican". Page 2 has: "Dayton's Spook--A Butcher's Daughters Are Roughly Treated by the Uncivil Ghost" being an interesting articles on ghostly spirits, with reference to the famous spirit Katie King (see). Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:27

$45.00
152558

BUFFALO BILL William F. Cody Old West Killed SHERIFF in Texas ? 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880420538

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, March 22, 1876 * Buffalo Bill - William Cody * Young County, Texas sheriff killed ? The back page has a terrific report which I don't believe we've found in a period newspaper before. It is headed: "Buffalo Bill Murders A Sheriff", with the text including in part: "...A few weeks ago he went to Texas & after being there awhile the sheriff of Young County attempted to arrest him, when he resisted. The sheriff and he drew their weapons at the same moment & fired together. The sheriff's shot took effect, but Buffalo Bill missed his mark. He grasped a rifle, however, and fired, the shot piercing the heart of the sheriff, killing him instantly. Buffalo Bill, tho... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:16

$68.00
152441

BILL HILDEBRAND Southeast Missouri OUTLAW Inventor Thomas Edison 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391714232119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 31, 1878 * Outlaw Bill Hildebrand * Southeast Missouri Bushwhacker * Inventor Thomas Edison The top of page 3 has heads including: "BRED IN THE BONE" "Bill Hildebrand Following in Sam's Footsteps" which begins: "William Hildebrand, a brother of the renowned Missouri desperado, Sam Hildebrand, following the apparent instinct of the family, show Hugo Veth..." with a bit more (see). And the back page has over a full column on: "Tom Edison Back Again" "The Marvelous Man Returns to His Workshop Full of Prairie Breezes" "How He Tried the Tasimeter in a Hurricane--Beset a Hen House & Killed a Dead Jack Rabbit" after his trip to the West. Ten pages, very nice cond... See More  

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Ends March 26, 2017 15:09

$38.00
152440

JESSE JAMES Outlaw On the Run in Missouri 1875 St. Louis MO Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391714231288

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Feb. 8, 1875 * Outlaw Jesse James on the run Page 3 has an article: "Jesse James at Dinner" which is interesting, telling of how he: "...rode up in front of the house...asked the proprietor...if he could get dinner...he asked if there were any dangerous people around...wanted to know a way to retreat if it became necessary..." with more (see). Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends March 26, 2017 15:07

$47.00
152221

Rare EUGENE Skinner's Mudhole Lane County OREGON 1875 Old West Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391707668572

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OREGON STATE JOURNAL, Eugene City, May 22, 1875 * Rare Old West title A very early issue as it was just 22 years earlier that Eugene got its first Post Office. The town was originally known as Skinner's Mudhole. Various news reports of the day & a great wealth of ads, many of which are illustrated. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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Ends March 19, 2017 16:17

$34.00
152161

Rare VALLEJO Solano County S.F. Bay Area NO. CALIFORNIA Old West 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371868224020

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: VALLEJO EVENING CHRONICLE, California, November 7, 1878 * Rare Old West title From this city just north of San Francisco with various news of the day and a wealth of ads as well. Four pages, a little margin wear, more so along spine, archival mend on page 2, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 17, 2017 16:18

$30.00
151592

Rare JACKSON CA California Amador County OLD WEST Gold Minig Town 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391687033851

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMADOR DISPATCH, Jackson, California, Sept. 20, 1879 * Old West * Rare title Jackson was founded in 1848 around a year-round spring, settled by American pioneers and then gold-seekers upon its discovery at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada range. It was also a convenient stopping place on the road from Sacramento to the southern mines. Various news of the day both local & national. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends February 24, 2017 14:48

$49.00
151518

Rare RED BLUFF CA Tehama County California Old West w/ Ads 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391685263572

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY PEOPLE'S CAUSE, Red Bluff, California, March 18, 1876 * Rare Old west title An interesting title from Northern California. Quite scarce as well, as we only have 3 issues. Various news of the day both local & national, with a wealth of advertisements as well. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2017 15:05

$54.00
150768

JESSE JAMES GANG Northfield MN Minnesota Bank RAID Holdup Attempt 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371825197270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, Sept. 8, 1876 * Famous Jesse James gang robbery * Northfield, Minnesota bank The top of the ftpg. has column heads; "Bold Attempt to Rob a Bank--The Cashier Murdered and His Assistant Wounded--Two of the Robbers Killed and One Wounded". This is a report of the Northfield Bank Robbery in Minnesota committed by Jesse James and his James-Younger Gang, although this report was too new for them to have known who the robbers were. Near the end: "...the robbers were only 25 minutes ahead of the pursuers & almost sure to be overtaken...many believing them to be the same gang heretofore operating in Missouri and Kansas." Four pages, some wear at the mar... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2017 14:29

$82.00
150528

Early JESSE & FRANK JAMES Confederate Outlaws Train Robbers 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371816039085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, Feb. 2, 1875 * Early Jesse & Frank James gang Page 2 has over half a column taken up with a report headed: "The James Boys" "Sketch of the Parties Who Have Been Captured--Some New Facts & Some More Guesses" being an interesting article on their pursuit and concerning some of their confederates. An early report on the James brothers. The front page has a curious item on creating a non-smoking car on trains, for the protection of women. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:36

$45.00
149586

Outlaws JESSE JAMES Frank Northfield Minnesota Bank Raid HUNTED 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391623203267

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, Sept. 9, 1876 * Hunt for Jesse & Frank James * Northfield MN raid aftermath Near the middle of the front page is: "In Hot Pursuit--The Robbers Brought to Bay, but Escape and Are Still Pursued" which is a report from St. Paul, Minn. on the Northfield Bank robbery committed by the James Gang (see hyperlink for more). The ftpg. also has: "Notes From the Hanging at Fort Smith--Some Account of the Murderers and Their Victims" which has details on the hanging of four Indians (see). Four pages, some margin wear, good condition.

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:00

$47.00
149155

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391612764426

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, March 8, 1877 * John D. Lee death sentence * Mountain Meadows Massacre Page 2 includes: "Crime" "Fatal Stabbing Affray in Creek, Pike Co., Mo." "John D. Lee, the Mormon Murderer, Sentenced to be Hung" "The Perpetrator of a St. Joe Murder Discovered" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 02, 2016 12:09

$34.00
149154

TIBURCIO VASQUEZ California Bandido Outlaw Bandit Execution HANG 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391612763957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, March 20, 1875 * Tiburcio Vasquez execution death (1st report) * Los Angeles, California outlaw bandit A great issue as the first column of the front page is mostly taken up with: "TIBURCIO VASQUEZ" "The Noted California Bandit Executed at San Jose" "His Splendid Nerve Maintained Him to the Last" "History of His Life and Bloody Exploits". Vasquez was a noted Southern Calif. bandit who terrorized the area for 20 years. The Vasquez Rocks just north of Los Angeles are named for him, one of his many hideouts. Eight pages, small address label on the ftpg., great condition.

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Ends December 02, 2016 12:08

$178.00
148887

Rare MERCED California CA Old West San Joaquin Valley YOSEMITE 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391605198591

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MERCED EXPRESS, California, March 29, 1879 * Rare Old West title This city in the San Joaquin Valley of Northern California is known as the "Gateway to Yosemite" given its location close to the national park. Various news and ads of the day, many of the advertisements are illustrated. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a news agent's stamp in the masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2016 12:54

$46.00
148287

JESSE JAMES GANG Northfield MN Minnesota Bank RAID Holdup Attempt 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391586056428

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, Sept. 11, 1876 * Famous Jesse James gang robbery * Northfield, Minnesota bank The front page has: "The Northfield Robbers" which is the latest news on chasing after the James-Younger Gang, perpetrators of the famous Northfield Bank robbery 4 day previous (see hyperlink). It notes in part: "...Squads of men have been sent...to head them off...light haired man wounded at Northfield is undoubtedly Frank James...". Further on is an update headed: "Bank Robbers Corralled" noting that: "....supposed to be corralled in the timber near Lake Elpian...they cannot escape...". Four pages, loss to a lower corner not affecting these reports, otherwise good.

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Ends November 05, 2016 15:02

$55.00
147816

Rare MOKELUMNE HILL CA Calaveras County Old West GOLD MINING Town 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371742569341

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY CALAVERAS CHRONICLE, Mokelumne Hill, California, June 25, 1870 * Rare Old West title * Gold mining An early issue from this county made famous by Mark Twain. Mokelumne Hill was one of the richest gold mining towns in California. Founded in 1848, the placers were so rich that the miners risked starvation rather than head to Stockton to replenish their supplies. Soon after, gold was discovered in the nearby hills, so much so that miners were restricted to claims of 16 sq. ft., and yet many of those claims were reported to have paid up to $20,000. By 1850 the town was one of the largest in the area, with its population reaching as high as 15,000 . Today the population is less than 700. ... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2016 15:36

$77.00
147813

Rare ANTIOCH Contra Costa County CALIFORNIA Old West 1876 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371742567331

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ANTIOCH LEDGER, Contra Costa County, California, Jan. 8, 1876 * Rare Old West title This is one of the oldest communities in California having been founded in 1850. It is in the East Bay region of San Francisco Bay, formerly known as Smith's Landing and Marsh's Landing, in 1850 a plague infested the city and wiped out most of the population. Most of the front page is taken up with a great article on the greatness & future of California with first column heads: "Manifest Destiny Of California" "Candid and Practical View" "Phases Unparalleled In History" "Explorations on the Pacific Shores" "What Made California What It Is" "The Destiny of the Pacific States", concluded in a future issu... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2016 15:32

$67.00
146890

Old West Outlaw SAM BASS Union Pacific Big Springs TRAIN ROBBERY 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533750945

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 29, 1877 * Union Pacific Big Springs robbery * $20 gold pieces ($60,000) train holdup * Old West outlaw - train robber Sam Bass The front page has over a full column taken up with reports of the Big Springs train robbery of the Union Pacific Railroad, with heads including: "Daring Detectives" "How the Western Train Robbers Were Hunted Down" "The Leader Identified in Spite of His Mask" "A Visit to the Camp of the Sleeping Bandits". This was the robbery that helped make famed outlaw Sam Bass infamous (see hyperlink). There is mention of Sam Bass by name, but the focus of the article is the tracking and eventual killed of his outlaw companions Joel Collins and ... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2016 14:56

$87.00
145457

Rare San Francisco California MISSION DISTRICT Old West 1879 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391489602790

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MISSION MIRROR, San Francisco, Dec. 13, 1879 Printed in the masthead is: "The only Paper Wholly Printed and Published at the Mission, a Locality Containing 20,000 Inhabitants." This would be the famous Mission Delores, still located on 16th St. (see photos & the hyperlink). Page 2 has a political notice supporting: "For president in 1880, Ulysses S. Grant, of Illinois". Four pages, some margin wear with minimal text loss, should be handled with care.

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Ends July 21, 2016 14:00

$34.00
145238

1878 Montana Territory - Stradivarius, Publius Lentulus' Jesus, Perpetual Clock


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391484300770

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana, March 30, 1878 A great issue from when Montana was still a Territory, not gaining statehood until 11 years later. The front page has: "Perpetual Motion Accomplished", which tells of the inventor Daniel Drawbauch's perpetual motion (magnetic) clock. Also on page one: "THE SAVIOR", being a description of Jesus by Publius Lentulus, President of Judea during the reign of Tiberius Caesar, and another article telling of the auction of a Stradivarius violin, signed and dated 1709, for $4,420. Page 3 has: "Territorial News" and a wealth of other news tidbits. Four pages, a great wealth of illustrated advertisements, and in very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2016 15:19

$45.00
144629

FRANK JAMES Outlaw Northfield Bank Robber CAPTURED 1876 Old Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391465422761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 15, 1876 * Jesse James Gang * Outlaw Frank captured The top of page 4 has column heads including: "FRANK JAMES" "The Notorious Outlaw in the St. Louis Calaboose" "The Police of This City Effect the Capture in a Creditable Manner" "Frank Denies His Identity as a James boy--But He is Certainly the Northfield Robber Wounded in the Knee". The article takes over an entire column and has considerable detail (see for beginning). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2016 15:31

$78.00
143610

JESSE JAMES Outlaw Captured ? False Report 1876 St. Louis MO Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371607182138

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 16, 1876 * Outlaw Jesse James captured ? Page 4 has an interesting editorial headed: "Our Outlaws" which begins: "The story of the capture of Jesse James as told in our local columns of yesterday, reads more like a tale of Apulia or Calabria, or a reminiscence...it is also possible that some of the dangers of his capture may have been exaggerated by the lively imagination of the detectives..." plus much more taking over half a column. The bkpg. has over half a column of reporting on baseball games (see). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 14:42

$37.00
143609

JESSE JAMES GANG & Younger Brothers Innocent of Their Crimes ? 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371607181437

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, March 13, 1875 * Jesse James Gang * Younger Brothers Page 3 has: "The Jameses and the Youngers" which takes almost an entire column on these outlaws, including in part: "...the course of your contemporary, the St. Louis Dispatch, in relation to the noted outlaws--the James-Younger band...lost no opportunity of espousing the cause of these bandits & has consumed columns in endeavoring to create the impression...that the 'unfortunate' brothers are 'more sinned against than sinning'., in short, that they are innocent of early, if not all, the crimes laid to their charge..." and much more. Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 14:40

$46.00
142896

Outlaws YOUNGER BROTHERS in Jail May Plead Guilty to Save Lives 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391422454161

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, November 19, 1876 * Cole, Bob & Jim Younger in jail * Post Northfield, Minnesota raid The top of pg. 5 has column heads including: "TO SAVE THEIR NECKS" "The Younger Boys May Possibly Plead Guilty" "In Which Event They Could Not be Hanged" "Arrival of Their Aunt & Sister at Faribault". These heads and the report that follows is concerning the infamous Northfield Bank robbery (see). Other news tidbits on pg. 5 include: "Two Murderers to Hang" "The Vandals Nabbed" "A Black Hills Tragedy" "Desperate Jail Birds" and more.

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:54

$45.00
140950

HAMBURG SC Southern Carolina Negroes Race Riot Massacre INQUIRY 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391377363474

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 2, 1876 * Hamburg SC South Carolina * Massacre riot inquiry Page 5 has an article headed: "THE HAMBURG MASSACRE" "Murders For Opinions Sake" "Southern Local Authorities On Trial" with the article taking over 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day shortly after Custer's massacre. Complete in 10 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends March 03, 2016 15:12

$32.00
139716

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Gang & Molly Maguires Arrested for Murder 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371519464001

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 25, 1876 * Outlaw Jesse James gang * Molly Maguires The top of page 5 has; "The Dreaded Bandits" "Another Encounter with the Famous James Boys" "Sheriff Groom & His Posse Driven Off" and also: "In the Prison Cell Sits Tweed, a Shadow of His Former Self". Page 2 has: "Murder Will Out" "Molly Maguires Arrested for a Crime Committed Twelve Years Ago--How the Men Who Assassinated Superintendent Rea Have Evaded the Hangman's Noose" which takes two-thirds of a column. Eight pages, bit irregular at the spine margin, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2016 11:43

$48.00
138898

Rare BAKERSFIELD Kern County Southern California OLD WEST 1875 Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391334425397

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, Bakersfield, March 11, 1875 * Rare Old West title An uncommon & early title from this California town. Four pages, a wealth of ads, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends January 02, 2016 07:55

$48.00
137566

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371473631067

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Arizona Territory, June 5, 1875 * Very rare title Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this issue is among our last. A nice assortment of news articles and ads including: "Letter from Col. Hodge" "Mining Summary" Ostrich Mine" "Territorial Prison" "Our First Law Suit" "Telegraphic News" "Minute-Men" "Indian Depredation Claims" "and more. Four pages, terrific condition.

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Ends November 26, 2015 08:43

$175.00
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