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Rare CRESTED BUTTE Gunnison County COLORADO Silver Mining Town 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900489750

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CRESTED BUTTE REPUBLICAN, Colorado, May 24, 1882 * Rare Gunnison County title * Volume I issue A rare newspaper which lasted for less than two years. The only institutional holding of this title noted in Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) was the Kansas Historical Society but that collection was purchased in its entirety by us. In the 1860s and 1870s coal and silver mines began to open in the Crested Butte area and many little mining towns formed. However, when silver mining hit on hard times, many of these towns failed. Crested Butte was in a better position to survive because it served as a supply town to the surrounding area. The other industry that supported Crested Butte was... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2017 14:50

$59.00
158153

Very Rare CANON CITY Canyon Fremont County COLORADO 1882 Old West Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372108602115

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MINING GAZETTE, Canon (Canyon City), Colorado, May 31, 1882 * Very rare title An exceedingly rare title as Gregory's "Union List of American Newspapers" notes only the Kansas Historical Society as having had any issues of this title and those few issues were recently purchased by us. This newspaper was published by Henry W. Comstock (any relation to Henry Comstock for whom the Comstock Lode was named?) in this city which grew during the Pike's Peak Gold Rush. The best feature is the great engraving in the masthead showing the Rocky Mt. range with key cities identified including Leadville, Breckenridge, Silverton, Crested Butte & many more (see). Eight pages, 11 by 14 1/2 inches, mos... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 09:33

$149.99
157235

APACHE WARS Native Americans Indians Cheyenne Kansas 1885 St. Louis MO Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391887856468

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 11, 1885 * Apache Wars Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West than found in eastern newspapers. Page 2 has: "The Indian Troubles" "Grievances of Cheyennes to be Redressed--Protecting the Kansas Border--Apaches take Refuge in Mountain Fastnesses" "Preparing for an Outbreak". Also: "They Didn't Lynch Him" "A Project to Hang the Cape Girardeau Wretch Falls Through..." and more. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 14, 2017 13:11

$30.00
155393

THE DALTON GANG Adair Oklahoma Indian Terr. LAST TRAIN ROBBERY 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372010687478

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, July 15, 1892 * The Dalton Gang * Adair, Oklahoma * Last train robbery The back page has a nice article headed: "A Bold Train Robbery" "The Dalton Gang Hold Up an Express and Secure a Rich Prize" with the dateline from Parsons, Kansas. The photos show the entire report, which contains some nice detail, somewhat more than is commonly found. On July 14 the Dalton Gang made its last train robbery at Adair, Indian Territory. They made such quick & quiet work that the deputies--where were on the train--didn't realize it was being robbed until the job was nearly completed. The robbery was followed by a fierce but brief gun battle with the bandits, during ... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2017 08:51

$92.00
155274

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391833542592

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WHITE PINE CONE, White Pine, Gunnison County, Colorado, November 27, 1885 * Very rare Old West title * Ghost town - silver mining An interesting newspaper from a fascinating town which went through two boom & bust periods. As the hyperlink notes, White Pine began in 1880 as a fledgling mining camp just west of the Continental Divide, boomed in the mid-1880's then went bust by 1893. But in 1930 thru 1944 corporate mining resurrected in White Pine, only to go bust again in 1953, closing down the town for good. "Today only a few people live in White Pine during the summer. Only a creaking of the majestic pines and the aging cabins remind us today that a great mining camp once existed in the sh... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2017 07:13

$50.00
152029

DODGE CITY WAR KS Kansas Cattle Boomtown Gamblers Prostitutes 1883 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371863559790

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, June 7, 1883 * Dodge City KS Kansas War * "Get out of Dodge" fame The ftpg. has: "Dodge City - Action of the City Council in Regard to the Gamblers--The Mayor's Dispatch to the Governor". Page 2 has: "Chronicles Of Crime" "A Desperate Battle with the Barber Brothers" "The Notorious Iowa Outlaws Captured & Placed in Jail..." with more. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 12, 2017 15:59

$48.00
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
150527

JESSE JAMES Assassination re. Ford Brothers & John L. Sullivan Boxing 1883 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371816038275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 7, 1883 * Ford Brothers - Charlie * Jesse James assassination * John L. Sullivan boxing The front page has over a full column taken up with considerable round-by-round details of the boxing match between John L. Sullivan and Herbert "Maori" Slade for the heavyweight championship. But the great article is on page 4, headed: "Charlie Ford and the James boys" which is a detailed article on Charlie Ford's first meeting with Jesse James and the details of the plot to kill Jesse for the reward money, and the promise by the governor for protection. "...Ford says he joined the gang solely to gain their confidence, with a view to Jesse's capture, and that he return... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:34

$76.00
138298

JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery HUNTED 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488247093

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 27, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang hunted * Rock Island railroad train robbery Inside has continuing reporting concerning the infamous Rock Island Railroad train robbery by Jesse James & his gang, with column heads: "ROUTING THE ROBBERS" "A Reward of $50,000 to be Offered for the Train Wreckers" "...$10,000 Each for the Two James Brothers--The Railroads Footing the Bills" "JESSE JAMES" "The Bold Bandit Arrives in Kansas City and is Recognized" "His Abrupt Departure...". Lengthy & detailed coverage. Great to have this report in a Missouri newspaper. Ten pages, a bit irregular at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends December 16, 2015 15:23

$79.00
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