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President JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death 1881 Helena Montana Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767759231

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HELENA WEEKLY HERALD, Montana (Territory), Sept. 22, 1881 * President James A. Garfield assassination * 1st report of his death This newspaper has a very decorative masthead featuring the territorial commerce of Montana, which didn't become a state until 1889. All columns on pages 2, 3, 6 & 7 are black-bordered due to the death of President James Garfield, with page 2 featuring: "Death Of The President" "The Sad Event Occurs at 10:35 P.M. 19th" "His Last Moments as Reported from Elberon" "Expressions of Sympathy from Gen. Grant" and more (see). There is also a lengthy editorial headed: "Our Dead President" and related reports carrying over to page 3, 6 & 7. Eight pages, minor loss at th... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 15:28

$58.00
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Explorer FREDERICK SCHWATKA Alaska Expedition 1892 Helena Montana MT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371772757735

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HELENA WEEKLY HERALD, Montana, April 14, 1892 * Frederick Schwatka * Alaska expedition A very handsome masthead with several vignettes, one of which is a mining theme. The to- of the ftpg. has heads: "ON A FOREST TRAIL" "The Famous Explorer, Leiut. Schwatka, & Party Cross the Alaskan Line to British Soil" "They Meet with Indians..." and more. This is on the explorer Frederick Schwatka (see hyperlink). Many more ftpg. illustrations. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2016 12:52

$48.00
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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
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