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183555

Outlaw SAM BASS American Old West Train Robber Bandit KILLED 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898954007

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 21, 1878 * Death of Sam Bass (1ST REPORT) * American train robber & outlaw The top of the front page has column heads: "THE JIG IS UP" "Sam Bass and His Gang Come to Grief" "A Running Fight With the Texas Desperadoes" "Their Attempt to Rob to Bank at Round Rock" "Barnes Shot Dead & His Chief Mortally Wounded" "Two of the Pursuing Party Also Bite the Dust". This is a great account of the last robbery by the infamous Texas outlaw Sam Bass, reported in two accounts, the first beginning: "To-day was one of excitement in Texas. Sam Bass, the giant train robber chief, has been captured after a severe fight in which several lives were lost..." with much more detail (see). The other r... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:29

$245.00
183395

CHARLES GOODRICH Lizzie Lloyd King Brooklyn New York MURDER 1873 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373131359957

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 12, 1873 * Charles Goodrich murder solved ? * Lizzie Lloyd King (Kate Stoddard) The top of page 3 has one column headings: "LIGHT AT LAST" "The Goodrich Murder Mystery Solved" "Confession Of Kate Stoddard" "The Story of a Discarded Woman" and more. Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Lloyd King would eventually be found guilty of the crime. Other news of the day. Complete with all 10 pages, good condition.

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Ends August 29, 2020 15:32

$33.00
183392

JESSE JAMES-Younger Gang's First Train Robbery Holdup Editorial 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373131357711

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 23, 1873 * Jesse James-Younger Gang * First train robbery - holdup * Rock Island Railroad - Adair, Iowa Page 6 has an editorial on the first train robbery by Jesse James and the James Gang, although the men were not identified at the time of this report. The editorial is headed: "Highwaymen on the Rail" See images for text. This holdup took place just a few days earlier. Twelve pages, a few archival mends on unrelated pages, generally very nice.

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Ends August 29, 2020 15:30

$38.00
183360

JESSE JAMES-Younger Brothers Train Robbery MUNCIE KS Kansas City 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392889047611

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, December 9, 1874 * Jesse James-Younger Gang * Muncie, Kansas train robbery (1st report) Page 5 has an article: "Another Bold Railroad Robbery" "A Train Stopped and the Express-Car Robbed By Five Masked Men" with the article providing various details as know at that point. This article is followed by: "Another Account of the Robbery". This was a robbery by the Jesse James and Younger brothers gang which resulted in the theft of $30,000 when the Kansas Pacific Railroad train was near Muncie, Kansas. Complete in 10 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. Should be handled with care.

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Ends August 28, 2020 13:41

$88.00
183347

HARRY TRACY Old West Outlaw Suicide Death 1901 Denver Colorado Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392887897399

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REPUBLICAN, Denver, Colorado, Aug. 7, 1902 * Harry Tracy suicide death * Old West outlaw The front page has a two column head: "TRACY DIES BY HIS OWN HAND" with a subhead: "Red Handed Outlaw, Twice Badly Wounded in Fight With Farmers, Shoots Himself" plus more. He killed himself to avoid being captured. Harry Tracy was an outlaw from the closing days of the Old West and is said to have run with Butch Cassidy & the Hole In The Wall Gang. The report takes 2 1/2 columns & provides much detail. Complete in 12 pages, loose at the spine, some fraying at the spine, some minor margin tears. The issue is somewhat fragile & must be handled with care.

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:17

$64.00
183430

GUNN CITY MASSACRE Missouri Vigilantes Murder & KKK Ku Klux Klan 1872 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392892675462

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 28, 1872 * Gunn City massacre - Missouri * Vigilantes murder - Cass County * KKK - Ku Klux Klan in Illinois The top of page 9 has one column headings that include: "BORDER RUFFIANS" "Missourian Cutthroats Organized for Massacre" "Terrible Murder of Signers of Anti-Bellum Bonds" and more. (see) Complete with all 16 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: A famous vigilante action took place in Gunn City on April 23, 1872, that came to be called the "Gunn City Massacre." Outraged by a swindle by certain officials of a company building a rail line to Santa Fe, local citizens reacted by trapping the perpetrators on a train and shooting them dead.

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Ends August 07, 2020 11:57

$37.99
182794

BILLY THE KID William H. Bonney Old West Outlaw Pat Garratt KILLS 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107091329

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, July 19, 1881 * Outlaw Billy the Kid shot dead * Pat Garrett - Old West lawman On page 2 under "News Of The Day" is a section devoted to "Crimes And Casualties". Among the news items in this section is an inconspicuous yet historic report that reads, in full: "Billy the Kid,' a notorious murderer and desperado, for several years the terror of New Mexico, was shot dead, by Sheriff Garrett of Lincoln County, at Fort Sumter, in that Territory, on the 14th inst." Somewhat uncommon to have reports about the death of "Billy the Kid". Many tend to be brief such as this one, although this one has all the basic facts marking the end of one the most famous and legendary outlaws of the Old W... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:47

$250.00
182775

BARBARA FRITCHIE American Folklore Letter & Outlaw Sam Hildebrand 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107084692

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TIMES, Aug. 5, 1869 * Barbara Fritchie * Outlaw Sam Hildebrand Page 5 has: "The Truth About Barbara Fritchie" which is a letter with facts and details about Fritchie, who became part of American folklore because of a poem by J. G. Whittier. Also a report: "Sam Hilderbrand" "Fruitless Pursuit of the Outlaw" "Companies Organized to Hunt Him Down". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:34

$29.00
182597

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100834512

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery Page 2 contains one of the better reports we have seen of the infamous Rock Island Railroad train robbery by Jesse James and his gang. While most reports are little more than a paragraph or two, this report takes two-thirds of a column and includes several accounts and much detail--photos below show the full text. The article is headed: "ROAD AGENTS ON A TRAIN" "They Kill Two Persons And Get Considerable Plunder" "Outlaws Who Surpass All Others In Boldness--After Deliberately committing Murder, They Rob a Safe In an Express Car". The article includes near its beginning: "...an incoming Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific t... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:52

$147.00
182107

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination FUNERAL w/ Black Mourning Borders 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839427241

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 18, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination funeral * Black mourning column borders Over half of the first column on the front page is taken up with a nice series of headlines concerning the death & funeral of President Abraham Lincoln, who died just 3 days previous. Some of the heads include: "MOURNING" "Further Details of the Terrible Tragedy at Washington" "Important Statements of Eye-witnesses" "The Deliberate Character of the Crime Fully Established" "A Well Planned 'Conspiracy" "Arrest of One of the Assassins" "The Funeral Preparations" and more. There are some additional & similar headlines on the back page as well. Obviously a tremendous amount of reporting from this early date after the ... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:27

$125.00
182058

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Train Robber False Death Report Nov. 4, 1879 Miss. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839349225

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 4, 1879 * Jesse James killed ? * Outlaw - train robber The last column of the ftpg. is taken up with a very interesting, although erroneous, report of the death of Jesse James with heads: "A CORPSE AT LAST" "The Bandit King Slain In His Saddle" "Jesse James Killed By a former Friend" "The Assassin Escapes After a Running Fight" "Southwest Missouri the Scene of the Tragedy". Near the beginning is: "This section was thrown into a high state of excitement yesterday afternoon over the report that Jesse James, one of the notorious outlaws, had been shot & killed by a former comrade, named Geo. Shephard..." with much more, carrying over to page 2. But this was all untrue. Jesse James would b... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:52

$76.00
181988

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839175484

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 15, 1892 * The Dalton Gang * Adair, Oklahoma * Last train robbery The back page has a nice article headed: "DARING EXPRESS ROBBERY" "Train Held Up at Adair, I.T., and $50,000 Taken" "The Highwaymen Have a Hard Fight for Their Booty" 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 w... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:14

$105.00
181696

DALTON GANG Bob & Grant Old West Outlaws Train Robbers CAPTURED 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373066448693

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HELENA INDEPENDENT, Montana, Sept. 15, 1892 * Dalton Gang captured On the front page is report with a small one line, one column head: "Dalton Gang Captured". The report, datelined "Kansas City, Sept. 14", reads: "A Times special from Paris, Tex., says a telegram from Deming, N.M., states that four of the members of the notorious Dalton gang were captured there last night. Those captured were Bob Dalton, leader of the gang, Grant Dalton, Amy Dalton, Sam Wingo, and Three-Fingered Jack. Deputy Marshall Williams has been following...the trail of the desperadoes since their last robbery in July. He followed them into Kansas, Colorado, and finally New Mexico, where the capture was made. The gang is wanted in Indian Territ... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:01

$127.00
181604

Rare NELLIE BLY New York World Report ARTICLE Dr. Parkhurst 1894 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392813855218

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 10, 1893 * Nellie Bly expose reporting * "Dr. Parkhurst to Nellie Bly" Although Nellie Bly's is perhaps most famous for her trip around the world in 72 days, most of her work as a reporter for the World newspaper was exposing various vices in society. She was a pioneer in her field, and launched a new kind of investigative journalism. This issue has a terrific & very detailed report from her on Dr. Parkhurst of New York City, with heads on page 33 including: "DR. PARKHURST TO NELLIE BLY" "The President of the Society for Suppression of Crime Explains His Motives and His Methods of Work" and more with related illustration. (see) The article is signed by her in type: Nellie Bly. Nellie Bly w... See More  

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Ends June 26, 2020 09:08

$92.00
181355

EMANCIPATION MEMORIAL Abraham Lincoln Monument DEDICATION 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373053618185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 15, 1876 * Emancipation Memorial - monument * Lincoln Park, Capital Hill, Washington D.C. * Frederick Douglass The top of a page 5 column is headed: "LINCOLN'S STATUE" "The Unveiling At Lincoln Square Yesterday--Culmination Of a Work Initiated By a Colored Woman--Ceremonies of the Occasion--Address of Fred. Douglass". This was the unveiling of the Emancipation Statue built by the funds contributed by African-Americans. It includes the speech given by Frederick Douglass which begins: "Lincoln's great mission was to accomplish two things--first, to save his country from dismemberment, and second, to free his country from the great crime of slavery...". Complete in ten pages, the first leaf st... See More  

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Ends June 15, 2020 12:18

$159.99
181245

Best ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Ford's Theatre 1865 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373050980404

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUNDAY MORNING CHRONICLE, Washington, D.C., April 16, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (historic) * It is BEST to have reports from the city where an event occurred. As might be imagined newspapers from Washington reporting the assassination of Abraham Lincoln are exceedingly scarce and exceedingly desirable. Although newspapers from New York & Philadelphia remain among the most sought-after because of their proximity to Washington and the stature of big city newspapers, they pale in comparison to a newspaper from the city where the assassination happened. In our 43 years in the rare newspaper business we may have offered 3 or 4 from the nation's capital. This is one of them. This is a Sunday issue so the reportin... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:17

$2,400.00
181217

SOUTHERN MASS RACIAL VIOLENCE Blacks & Whites Race War Riots 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373050284173

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 14, 1874 * Mass racial violence in the South * African Americans - blacks * Race war - riots - civil unrest The top of page 4 has one column headings: "WHITES AND BLACKS" "Crystallization of Race Antagonisms Throughout the South" "Terrorism Of The Color Line" "Characteristic Crime Of The [Blacks]" and more. (see) Text takes up over 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 12, 2020 15:31

$37.00
181193

JESSE JAMES Train Robber Desperado Outlaw KILLED ? False Report 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373049238936

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 4, 1879 * Outlaw Jesse James * False death report Near the top of the front page is a very interesting article: "A Notorious Outlaw Murdered", "Jesse James Shot by One of His Comrades" with the text taking six inches. The only problem is that the report is not true. Although Jesse James was murdered by a comrade, it was not until 1882. Bits include: "...the particulars of the killing of Jesse James, the notorious outlaw who originated train-robbing & has been the leader of the most desperate gang of desperadoes ever known in America. Detectives have hunted the James brothers for years..." with much more. Eight pages, four binding holes near the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends June 11, 2020 15:32

$60.00
181192

MOLLY MAGUIRES Mauch Chunk PA Coal Miners Execution Thomas Fisher 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392795886081

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE DEMOCRAT, March 29, 1878 * Molly Maguires * Mauch Chunk The front page has coverage concerning the Molly Maguires with column heads: "A CRUEL COUGH" "The Signal for the Death of a Mine Boss" "What Came of the Plot Concocted by Fisher" "The Mauch Chunk Mollie Stretches Hemp in Style" "How He Induced Yellow Jack Donohue to Kill Powell" "Scene & Incidents Connected with the Execution". The article begins: "Another victim to the Molly Maguire excitement perished on the gallows today at Mauch Chunk..." with much detail. The article takes a full pg. 2 column & continues with 1 1/2 columns on pg. 3. Page 3 begins with a fine report headed: "JAKE KILLIAN KILLED" "Bill Lake's Murderer Dies With His Boots On" "... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2020 15:32

$39.00
181151

Rare TOMBSTONE EPITAPH Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral AZ Arizona 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392791942899

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, August 10, 1881 * Best Old West title to be had * Pre 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 less than 2 months before the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. The top of page 2 has: "The citizens of Las Vegas have presented the plucky sheriff, Pat Garrett, with a purse of $1078.50 for his services in killing Billy the 'Kid'. " Among the several legal notices for "Mining Applications" is: "... See More  

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Ends June 08, 2020 13:33

$2,750.00
180626

PEACE Kirby Smith Surrenders & Jefferson Davis Capture 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373027536858

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE: May 29, 1865 * Edmund Kirby Smith surrenders * re. Jefferson Davis capture * Last battles of the Civil War The top of the first column has an embellishment beneath which is: "PEACE ! " "Kirby Smith Surrenders" "The Old Flag Waves From Maine to the Rio Grande!". Also on the front page is: "JEFF DAVIS" "An Official Copy of His Indictment" "He is Described as a 'Yeoman' " "His Crime--The Invasion of the County of Washington' with 20,000 Insurgents" "He Levies War Against the United State of America" "The Ex-President In Confinement" "His Desire To Be Shot" and other end-of-war items as well. With Kirby Smith's surrender all organized resistance in the Civil War has now come to an end... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:07

$47.00
180298

MARTINEZ Contra County California Marshall Martin BRUTAL HANGING 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373015242175

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 2, 1874 * Marshall Martin execution - botched hanging * "I Am Innocent, Compared To That Woman" * Martinez, Contra Costa County, California The top of page 11 has one column headings: "A HORRIBLE EXECUTION" "The Culprit's Head Jerked from His Body" "Crime and Punishment of Marshall Martin". (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2020 09:24

$33.00
180089

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373007412436

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 2, 1868 * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery arrests * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad Page 5 has an brief article headed: "Indiana" "William and Simon (sic) Reno, the Adams Express Robbers" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, minimal wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 30, 2020 15:11

$33.00
180088

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392745616635

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 6, 1868 * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery arrests * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad Page 5 has an brief article headed: "Indiana" "William and Simon (sic) Reno, the Adams Express Robbers" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, minimal wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 30, 2020 15:11

$33.00
180037

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392741168728

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 25, 1868 * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad Page 4 has a article with small heading: "The Last Express Robbery" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2020 13:26

$33.00
179827

CONCERT SALOONS & Alcoholism Prostitution Crime Depredations 1872 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392732837154

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug.. 11, 1872 * Criminality of Concert Saloons * Alcoholism and crime Page 5 has an article headed: "CONCERT SALOONS" "The Interiors of the Dens and How They Are Conducted" "Terrible Depravity in the Heart of a Great City" and more. (see) Text takes up about 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2020 15:14

$33.00
179742

AMERICA'S 1ST TRAIN ROBBERY New York, Haven & Hartford Railroad 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372990991620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND DAILY LEADER, Ohio, Jan. 11, 1866 * First - 1st train robbery in America - capture * New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad The front page has a stack of column heads which include: "Arrest of the Express Robbers" "$250,000 of the Money Recovered". The actually report takes a paragraph and has a subhead: "Captured". The text is a bit blurred from the ink but is readable (see). What is notable is that most internet sources note that the Reno brothers train robbery of October, 1866 was the very first train robbery in the United States, however "encyclopedia.com" gives the following details about this early robbery: "Train Robberies were more frequent in the United States than anywhere else in the world ... See More  

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Ends April 17, 2020 07:20

$56.00
179741

KKK Ku Klux Klan Desperado Crimes Murder Rape HANGING Execution 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392729272044

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 10, 1872 * KKK - Ku Klux Klan * North Carolina execution The back page (page 10) has an article headed: "A KU KLUX HANGED" "New Chandler, a North Carolina Desperado, Executed" "Murders, Robberies, Gambling and Outraging Female Chastity" "How He Became a Ku Klux and Learned the Grips and Signs" and more. (see) Complete with 10 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 16, 2020 15:35

$33.00
179740

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Frank Kearney MO Missouri Mother's Home RAID 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392729271734

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 29, 1875 * Jesse & Frank James boys * Outlaws - deperadoes * Raid on family home The front page has an interesting--yet false--report headed: "The Capture of The James Boys" which has various subheads including: "Statement of The Mother...She Declares the Boys Were Not in the House at the Time--Marks of A Desperate Fight" (see). Believing they have members of the James gang penned-in, a team of Pinkerton agents shot up the James family home in Kearney, Missouri. The outlaws, however, were not home, and the detectives managed only to kill James' 9-year-old half-brother and to maim Zerelda James, the mother of Frank and Jesse. Ten pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, shoul... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2020 15:35

$78.00
179557

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL w/ Dick Liddil Gallatin Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981884908

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 26, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The top of pg. 2 has column heads: "Giving Away The Gang" "Dick Liddell [Liddil] on the Witness Stand at Gallatin" "Full Details of His Connection with the James Boys" "How the Winston Train Robbery was Planned & Executed" and more. Three columns of text with a fine & very detailed account of the murder trial of Frank James, brother of outlaw Jesse James. The report begins: "The hearing of testimony in the case of the state vs. Frank James, charged with the murder in the first degree, was resumed..." with much, much more. Some of the subheads include: "How Liddell Looks" "Counsel For the State" "Opinion of The Cou... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:09

$54.00
179480

JESSE JAMES GANG Last Robbery Blue Cut TRAIN Holdup Glendale MO 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977290449

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SCRANTON REPUBLICAN, Pennsylvania, Sept. 9, 1881 * Last Jesse James Gang robbery * Blue Cut Train Robbery * Glendale, Missouri The front page has one column heads including: "Train Robbers" and "An Express Car And Passengers Robbed--The Governor Of Missouri Issues A Proclamation Calling On The People to Organize And Exterminate Train Robberies". A detailed report of a holdup of the Chicago and Alton Railroad follows these headings. Although not mentioned by name, this was the work of the infamous James Gang. In fact, this was the very last robbery of the James Gang (see photos for the full text). The report just below this one is headed: "Apache Outrages" "Great Excitement In Arizona--Organization Of The Militia... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:47

$179.00
179477

TIBURCIO VASQUEZ California Bandido Outlaw Bandit Execution HANG 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716970367

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 April 06, 2020 08:45

$188.00
179470

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977284454

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Massachusetts, April 4, 1882 * Jesse James assassination * Robert & Charles Ford * St. Joseph, Missouri Page two contains a significant report of the shooting of noted outlaw Jesse James by two former James Gang members, Charles and Robert Ford. The report is headed: "Jesse James Killed" and reads in part: "...from St. Joseph says: 'Charles and Robert Ford, who at one time belonged to the James gang...have been in St. Joseph for a week for the purpose of arresting Jesse James...they shot him down...and then surrendered to the authorities & were lodged in jail. There is tremendous excitement over the affair..." with more (see). A first report, complete in four pages, and in very nice condit... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:35

$230.00
179469

JESSE JAMES Younger Brothers - Otterville Missouri Train Robbery 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716957984

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1876 * Jesse James Gang... Younger Brothers * Otterville, Missouri Train robbery The front page has: "The Missouri Railroad Robbers" with subheads: "Bodies of Men in Pursuit of the Outlaws--Their Capture Hourly Expected--The Adams Express Company's Loss" with some details, and closing with: "...There is reason to believe that the notorious Missouri bandits, the James and Younger boys, were engaged in the robbery." History would prove them correct as Jesse & Frank James, and Cole, Bob & Jim Younger, among others, robbed the Missouri Pacific Railroad on July 7. The front page also has a report of a revolt among African-Americans in Georgia, headed: "The Disturbance at Hamburg" "Six Negroes ... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:33

$95.00
179186

AMERICA'S 1ST TRAIN ROBBERY New York, Haven & Hartford Railroad 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392701562687

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND DAILY LEADER, Ohio, Jan. 8, 1866 * First - 1st train robbery in America * New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad The front page has an article headed: "Robbery of Adams' Express" "Half A Million Stolen" "Robbery", the details provided in a Boston dateline. What is notable is that most internet sources note that the Reno brothers train robbery of October, 1866 was the very first train robbery in the United States, however "encyclopedia.com" gives the following details about this early robbery: "Train Robberies were more frequent in the United States than anywhere else in the world in the latter half of the nineteenth century. Vast stretches of sparsely inhabited country permitted robbers to escape undete... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2020 09:56

$70.00
178807

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392679935766

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 5, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial Page 4 has nearly a full column of text headed: "Battling For The Bandit" "Mr. Phillips' Appeal to the Jury on Behalf of Frank James" "Why He Appears as Counsel for Defendant--Mr. Glover's Address--The Arguments to Close Today". This was the noted trial of the outlaw Frank James, brother to Jesse James. Ten pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:56

$36.00
178805

MOLLY MAGUIRES MURDERS Dennis Bucky Donnelly Hanging Execution 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392679934541

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, June 12, 1878 * Molly Maguire execution * Dennis Donnelly hanging The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "SLOWLY STRANGLED" "The Fate of a Red-Handed Mollie Maguire" "Buck Donnelly's Plunge Through the Death Trap" "The Crime Which Brought Hi to a Rope's End". A detailed report concerns the hanging of one of the Mollie Maguires (see the web). The article takes 3/4 of a column. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:55

$37.00
178157

Rare TOMBSTONE EPITAPH Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral AZ Arizona 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372912769334

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Cochise County, Arizona, July 26, 1881 * Best Old West title to be had * Pre 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 exactly 3 months prior to the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. This issue even has mention of the Earps, with a page 3 legal notice for a mining claim beginning: "United States Land Office...Notice is hereby given that Robert J. Winders for himself and his co-claimants, Virgil W. E... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:08

$2,600.00
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FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392630505731

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 4, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial Page 2 has nearly a full column headed: "Criminal Calendar" "Instructions of the Judge in the Frank James Trial" "Stage Robbers Hanged--Shot by an Ex-Convict--Outraged and Killed--Other Criminal News". This reports the closing events of the notable Frank James robbery/murder trial. He would be acquitted. Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:02

$46.00
177826

TIBURCIO VASQUEZ Los Angeles California Outlaw Robber CAPTURED 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891514807

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, May 16, 1874 * Californio bandido * Los Angeles outlaw On the front page in the second column below the fold is rather inconspicuous report under "Crime" that is headed: "The Capture Of The Bandit Vasquez And Two Of His Gang--Vasquez Not Seriously Wounded." The report, datelined "San Francisco, May 15", reads, in part: "The accounts of the capture of Vasquez...differ. The most reliable statement is that he was surprised while at dinner, with his weapons in another room. He received seven wounds in his attempt to escape....There is great excitement at Los Angeles. The jail is guarded by a strong force of men to prevent the escape or lynching of the prisoner..." plus a few details about the reward m... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:18

$55.00
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FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598206935

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Aug. 29, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "In The Last Ditch" "A Dark Day for the Defense in the Trial at Gallatin" "Liddell's Testimony Corroborated by Unimpeachable Witnesses" "Statement of the Blacksmith Who Shod the Bandit's Horse" "The Bolton Family Detail the Killing of Wood Hite--The Midnight Burial--Testimony in Full". This is concerning the murder trial of Frank James, for killing a passenger during a train robbery. Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:05

$53.00
176881

OUTLAW JESSE JAMES Interview w/ His Wife re. Death 1882 St. Louis MO Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392545166403

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 29, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James * Interview w/ his wife Page 9 has nearly a full column taken up with: "JESSE'S TRANING" "The Delicate Way in Which Mrs. James Refers to Her Husband's Peculiar Vocation" "An Hour's Talk with the Outlaw's Widow--Some of the Savings Invested in Business--A Mysterious Friend Said to be the Wife of Frank". A fascinating & detailed article from not long after Jesse James was killed. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:09

$72.00
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FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392543451437

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 18, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 4 has an article headed: "Mrs. Hite to Testify Against Frank James" with subhead. (see) This trial of the brother of outlaw Jesse James, held in Gallatin, Missouri, was concerning his involvement in Winston Railroad robbery This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 10 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:15

$32.00
176123

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372813266283

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LIBERAL SENTINEL, Middletown, New York, July 23, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery Page 2 has a report noting: "A gang of outlaws, supposed to be the James gang, on Friday night captured a train on the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific road...robbed the conductor & a passenger..." and a bit more (see). The next page has a much more detailed account of the event, taking three-quarters of a column & headed: "Robbing A Train" "Eye-Witnesses Accounts of the Robbery at Winston, Mo.". This was one of more famous of the James-Younger Gang robberies. Eight pages, some wear at a front page fold, 12 3/4 by 19 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends November 22, 2019 14:32

$117.00
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TIBURCIO VASQUEZ California Bandido Outlaw Bandit Execution HANG 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806602642

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, March 20, 1875 * Tiburcio Vasquez execution death (1st report) * Los Angeles, California outlaw bandit At the bottom of the front page is: Executions", an inconspicuous report headed: "Last of Vasquez--The Bandit Hanged At San Jose". The report, which describes the execution of the infamous bandit Tiburcio Vasquez., states in part: "The bandit Vasquez was executed to-day at San Jose. Not attempt was made at a rescue....Everything passed off quietly. Vasquez asserted to the last his innocence....He died without a struggle..." & a bit more. Great to have this report about this famous Old West event on the front page. Other front page items include: "The Cheyennes" "Four of the Murderers of the Ge... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:29

$142.00
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CUSTER MASSACRE Jesse James Northfield Bank Robbery Lady Liberty 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798581204

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 9, 1876 * Custer Massacre * Northfield Bank robbery * Jesse James gang * Statue of Liberty Several interesting items in this issue including a page 5 item, although brief: "The Northfield Robbers - Reported Fight With the Escaping Bank Raiders" who were the Younger Brothers. Also on page 5: "THE INDIAN WAR", "Crook Striking In For the Black Hills" "Sheridan's Arrangements Upset" "Sitting Bull's Invitation to the Tribes in Wisconsin" "Story of a White Man Who Witnessed the Custer Massacre" with the text taking over a full column. One of the subheads is: "The Custer Massacre--What an Eye-Witness of the Slaughter Tells--Thrilling If True". And page 3 has: "The Statue Of Liberty" noting the vi... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:08

$93.00
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Outlaw SAM BASS American Old West Train Robber Bandit Hunted 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392469027794

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 1, 1878 * The hunt for Sam Bass * American train robber & outlaw The bottom of page 3 has a small item: "A Fight With Train Robbers" datelines from Texas & noting in part: "...sheriff of Denton County & a posse with Peak's Rangers chased the train robbers Sam Bass, Frank Jackson and Bill Underwood from Denton Cross Timbers...a fight took place and one of the robbers was shot in the face." Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2019 14:42

$39.00
175335

RENO GANG Outlaw Brothers Train Robbers Seymour Indiana LYNCHINGS 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433100002

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TIMES, December 13, 1868 * Reno Gang brothers lynchings * Train robbers - outlaws On the front page under "Lynch Law" is a report: "Three More of the Indiana Express Mob Hung by the Regulators". Report states that members of the Vigilance Committee from Seymour arrived at New-Albany (Ind.) overpowered the jailer at the Floyd County Jail and "...the watchman was...compelled to open the cells of the...express robbers, John, Frank and Simon Reno, and Charles Anderson, who were immediately seized upon and all four were hung..." There is a second account that has additional details of the lynching, mentioning that Frank & William Reno were hung on the same pillar and that Simon was hung from the ceiling. The... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:47

$66.00
175144

Rare PRO PROHIBITION Anti Alcohol Temperance National YWCTU 1894 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372764748536

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, October, 1894 * Young Women's Christian Temperance Union An interesting magazine published by the Young Women's Christian Temperance Union whose focus was the outlaw of alcoholic beverages. They also worked to promote women's right to vote. Decorative title page, 12 pages, 9 1/2 by 13 inches, nice condition.

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:57

$28.00
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Outlaws JESSE JAMES GANG Murder & Tiburcio Vasquez Robberies 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742758557

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 September 19, 2019 15:06

$56.00
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