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173453

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island TRAIN Robbery 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392312290145

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 18, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James gang * Rock Island Railroad train robbery Near the top of page 2 is a article: "Desperadoes On the Rail" "A Western Express Robbed and The Conductor and A Passenger Murdered". The article begins: "One of the most daring of recent crimes was committed on board a train on the Rock Island road near Winston, Ks...The robbers were six in number and are supposed to be under the leadership of Jesse James..." with much more on the detail. This was one or the more infamous of the James Gang robberies. Much is written about it on the internet. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 11, 2019 08:57

$77.00
173312

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372683183778

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1866 * 1st train robbery in America * New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad The top of the front page has nice headlines on: "The Railroad Robbery" with also: "Over Half a Million Dollars Stolen from the Adams Express Company" "Escape of the Thieves" "Interesting Particulars of the Crime". 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 sp... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2019 09:49

$67.00
173196

Outlaws DICK LIDDIL Pardon ? & Frank James Trial Jesse Gang 1884 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392302413007

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Feb. 4, 1884 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Dick Liddil pardon ? Page 2 has a great article on the notorious outlaw Dick Liddil with column heads: "DICK LIDDELL" "A Pardon Denied the Late Bandit by Governor Crittenden" "Effect of the Executive's Action on the Frank James Trial--Incompetency of Liddell's Testimony in the Case...". Liddill was one of the last surviving member of the notorious James-Younger Gang of outlaws. Also on pg. 2: "Davy Crockett' 'How the Big-Hearted Pioneer Earned His Credentials". Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2019 14:34

$39.00
173055

JESSE JAMES GANG re. Last Train Robbery Blue Cut Missouri Arrest 1882 Newpsaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372674087776

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1882 * Jesse James Gang last train robbery * re. Blue Cut - Missouri - arrest The front page has nearly a full column report which is headed: "SKILLFUL DETECTIVE WORK" "Another Of The James Gang Captured In Missouri" with more. The report begins: "The excitement concerning the daring robbery of the Chicago & Alton express train by Jesse James & party at Blue Cut...was suddenly revived today by the arrest of John Matt...on a charge of participating in the robbery..." with much more, including some nice detail on the train robbery which was his last before his death on April 3, 1882. Historical reports note he stole $15,000 but the newspaper report notes only $5000. Some great text ... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:23

$58.00
173051

FRANK JAMES Jesse Gang Outlaw & Boonville MO Missouri Connection 1884 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299900475

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 25, 1884 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James Gang fame' * Boonville, Missouri Page 4 has half a column headed: "FRANK JAMES" "His Admirers at Boonville Present Him with a Purse" "How Ray County People Regard the James Family and the Mormons as Inducements to Immigration" . Ten pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:21

$37.00
172797

Early JESSE JAMES GANG Genevieve MO Missouri Bank ROBBERY Holdup 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372666791902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1873 * Jesse James Gang * Early bank robbery * Genevieve, Missouri The ftpg. has more than a column on the Modoc War: "AFTER THE MODOCS" "From the Columbia River to California--Scenes En route--Oregon Railroads--To the Lava Beds" & also: "Indian Treaty - Government Acquires the Title to 1,000,000 Acres of Land by Treaty with the Devil's Lake & Sisseton Bands of Sioux". Page 3 has: "Bank Robbery" "Particulars of the Daylight Outrage in Ste. Genevieve, Mo." which was one of the robberies by the Jesse James-Younger gang. Page 5 has over half a column: "Letters To the Editor" "The Case of Susan B. Anthony". Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 07, 2019 15:09

$61.00
172710

Great JESSE Frank JAMES Outlaw Kearney MO Missouri Home RAID 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372663996144

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 1, 1875 * Great Jesse James report * Raid on his home (birthplace) * Kearney, Missouri The top of page 2 has a rather lengthy & interesting article headed: "THE JAMES BOYS" "The Attempt To Capture Them At Kearney" with subheads: "Strange Acts of the Detectives--A Bombshell Thrown Into Mrs. Samuels' House--A Child Killed And Three Persons Badly Wounded". This article takes an entire column. Believing they have members of the James gang penned-in, a team of Pinkerton agents shoot up the James family home in Kearney, Mo. 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. Thi... See More  

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Ends June 02, 2019 14:56

$87.00
172529

Great Outlaw JESSE JAMES Robert Ford MURDER & Cole Younger 1882 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284183698

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James killed Page 5 has an uncommonly lengthy account--extremely detailed--on the death of Jesse James, headed: "The Murdered Outlaw" "The State Officers Previously Arranging For The Killers" "Shot Down With A Rifle Which He Gave to His Slayer---Threats of His Friends---Gov. Crittenden's Arrangement with Robert Ford". This account takes over a full column, and is followed by yet another, related report: "An Old Accomplice's Comment" "An Interview With Cole Younger, in Jail in Minnesota" (see). Complete in 8 pages, 4 small binding holes in the 1st column affect a total of 13 words in the pg. 5 Jesse James article. Loose at the spine, browned at the margins and somewhat frag... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:47

$137.00
172245

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372650306273

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 19, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery * Winston, Daviess County, Missouri Page 2 begins with a quite lengthy account of what was the infamous Rock Island Railroad robbery by the James Gang. It is headed: "The Great Train Robbery" and begins: "Charles Murray...was the messenger of the U.S. Express Company on the train robbed by the James gang...He gave a correspondent the following account of the affair so far as it came to his knowledge:..." and what followed is a very detailed account which includes quotes from the bandits. Page 4 has a small items concerning Frederick Douglass (see). Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends May 11, 2019 14:54

$166.00
172244

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392275626804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, April 4, 1882 * Jesse James assassination * Robert & Charles Ford * St. Joseph, Missouri Near the bottom of the front page is a small report headed: "Vengeance on Train Robbers" which reports: "The city is wild with excitement over the death of Jesse James. The fear of his vengeance has restricted the people from taking extreme action against all of the accused train robbers. Men are huddled together in groups on the streets, and rumors of a lynching party to be organized are very prevalent." Eight pages, archival strengthening at the spine, some very discrete archival mends inside, very nice condition. somewhat fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends May 11, 2019 14:53

$116.00
171759

OUTLAW FRANK JAMES Jesse Gang re. Surrender & Future on Stage ? 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264050913

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 10, 1882 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse gang fame * To travel on stage ? Page 5 begins with over a full column headed: "FRANK JAMES' FUTURE" "Quotations from the Statutes Relative to State Requisitions" "Gov. Crittenden in a Position to Act in Accordance with His Alleged Promise to the Bandit--The Federal Laws on the Subject Afford the Outlaw No Protection". Included also is: A Theatrical Proposition to Frank James", to exploit his notoriety on the stage. Frank James with the brother of Jesse & a member of the James Gang of outlaws. He surrendered to officials a few days prior. Twelve pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:28

$38.00
171758

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264050806

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Sept. 2, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin trial ending Page 4 has most of a column headed: "NEARING THE END" "Th Trial of Frank James at Gallatin Drawing to a Close" "Testimony All In and Arguments to Begin Monday" "The Court's Order Concerning Instructions t the Jury--Mrs. Hite's Toilet on the Witness Stand". This is coverage of Frank James murder/robbery trial. He would be acquitted. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:28

$37.00
171756

Rare HELENA MT Montana w/ Montello Nevada Train Robbery 1883 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633902896

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana (Territory), Jan. 23, 1883 * Rare Old West title * Montello, Nevada * Train Robbery Among the ftpg. column heads: "Robbery and Murder Raid in Nevada" and "A Brave Man's Successful Fight Against Train Robbers". Almost an entire column is headed: "Attempted Train Robbery" "A Gang Of Highwaymen Foiled by a Brave Expressman". The report has considerable detail, much of it reading like a made-for-TV movie of the Old West (see for portions). Four pages, irregular at the spine margin from disbinding, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:27

$48.00
171410

JESSE JAMES Younger Brothers - Otterville Missouri Train Robbery 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372622280897

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PROVIDENCE EVENING PRESS, Rhode Island, July 10, 1876 * Outlaws - Jesse James gang * Younger Brothers * Otterville, Missouri train robbery Page 3 has half a column taken up with reports of the Otterville train robbery done by the James-Younger Gang, headed: "Daring Robbery" "A Railroad Train Sacked in Missouri" "Armed Men Scouring The Country In Pursuit Of The Robbers". Four pages, large folio size, various margin chipping & margin tears, loose at the irregular spine, is somewhat fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends April 07, 2019 16:41

$76.00
171053

Rare TOMBSTONE Cochise Co. ARIZONA Wyatt Earp & O.K. Corral Fame 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392248067384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TOMBSTONE PROSPECTOR, Arizona, Aug. 5, 1889 * Very rare title * Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame We have had a few other newspapers from the iconic Old West town of Tombstone, but this is the first we have seen this title. The masthead features a great engraving of a minor on a mule (see photos). Beyond the engraving in the masthead, there is much evidence of this being a mining town including a ftpg. article: "This Time Its Mica" concerning mining for it; several page 3 "Application For Patent" notices for various mines, plus saloon & corral ads, a rather large back pg. "Arizona Mail & Stage Co." ad (see), and pg. 2 has an interesting ad for the cure of drunkenness. Four pages, a small piece from the bottom right mar... See More  

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Ends March 27, 2019 16:40

$425.00
170876

Historic ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Ford's Theater J.W. Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372605869519

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, April 22, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth Being a weekly newspaper this is the first report of Lincoln's assassination with nice first column heads: "A TERRIBLE CRIME ! " "ASSASSINATION of PRESIDENT LINCOLN" "Attempted Assassination of Secretary Seward" "Full Details of the Shocking Events' "Inauguration of Andrew Johnson As President". The entire front page is coverage of the details with many subheads including: "The Presidential Party For The Theatre Formed" "The Manner Of The Murder" "A Fuller and ore Correct Account" "Last Moments of the President" "The Autopsy" and so much more. All the specifics of the event are provided with muc... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2019 16:54

$477.00
170864

JESSE JAMES Younger Brothers Gang Gads Hill Missouri TRAIN ROBBERY1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372605793293

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 2, 1874 * The Gads Hill Train Robbery - Missouri * Jesse James-Younger Brothers gang Ftpg. has: "The Robbery On The Iron Mountain Railroad" with the report stating that the outlaws were planning to rob a lumber company executive carrying $5000, but they discovered he was not aboard. More details about the robbery, plus word that the outlaws were being pursued but then their trail was lost. Although not identified in the report, this was the work of the James Gang. Eight pages, 4 binding holes near the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2019 15:41

$53.00
170846

Outlaw Cut-throat FRANK JAMES Jesse Gang SURRENDERS 1882 St. Louis MO Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372605785866

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE DEMOCRAT, Oct. 7, 1882 * Jesse James Gang * Frank surrenders Nearly half of the front page has much detail on the surrender of outlaw Frank James, headed: "BEHIND THE BARS" "Frank James an Inmate of the Jackson County Jail" "The Killing of Whicher, the Detective, in 1874, the Cause of His Incarceration" "Intense Excitement Manifested on the Arrival of the Outlaw at Independence..." with more heads including several subheads throughout the lengthy article. Nice to have in this newspaper from Missouri, where James surrendered. Twelve pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2019 15:32

$56.00
170561

GUNFIGHT AT THE O.K. CORRAL Earp Holliday Clanton Tombstone AZ 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372594395719

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 3, 1881 * re. Gunfight at the OK Corral * Tombstone, Arizona The front page has an interesting follow-up to the recent gunfight at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona, under the heading: "Criminals And Their Deeds" with a dateline of Tucson, Arizona, including: "Trouble is likely to arise from the recent shooting of cow-boys by Marshall Earp and his posse at Mudstone...". [Tombstone was erroneously referred to as "Mudstone" by the Times] Some further details as well. Also, page 2 has a report headed: "New Baseball League Proposed" (see ). Eight pages, library tape at the spine of the back page, various minor tears at margins, somewhat fragile & most be handled carefully.

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Ends March 10, 2019 15:28

$119.99
170184

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372576029634

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, Dec. 4, 1881 * Best Old West title to be had * Post 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 just five weeks after the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. A wealth of local and regional reports including most of a column headed: "Local Splinters". Mining items & announcements, court proceedings, and even a mention of Billy the Kid under the heading: "Murderers Out of Limbo". The report is da... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2019 15:25

$2,275.00
170049

re. HANGING OF MARY SURRATT Abraham Lincoln Murder Conspirator ? 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372570871772

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1865 * Mary Surratt, the Lincoln assassination conspirator * Shades of Robert Redford's movie "The Conspirator" Page 4 has a brief, rather inconspicuous item with a small heading: "Mrs. Surratt" which reads: "The friends of the late Mary E. Surratt are resorting to ill-judged action in endeavoring to prove her innocence. Her trial was conducted with extraordinary patience, and the proofs of her guilt entirely justified the conclusion arrived at. Disloyal persons may endeavor to lead to an opposite conclusion, but they will not succeed in that endeavor. She has paid the penalty of her crime, and the wisest thing is for all who were upon terms of friendship with her to let her name be as far forg... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:49

$37.00
169942

Outlaw Cut-throat FRANK JAMES Jesse Gang SURRENDERS 1882 Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372568485332

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 6, 1882 * Jesse James Gang * Frank surrenders Close to half of page 6 is taken up with very detailed accounts of: "FRANK JAMES" "The Missouri Bandit In the Hands of the Law" "He Decides to Surrender & Give Himself Up To the State Authorities" with more. Included is a quite lengthy letter by him to the governor--taking a full column--signed in type: Frank James. Great to have this account in a Missouri newspaper, and likely the reason it is so lengthy & detailed Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 14, 2019 07:16

$65.00
169941

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Train Robber False Death Report Nov. 6, 1879 Miss. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372568485112

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 6, 1879 * Jesse James killed ? * Outlaw - train robber The ftpg. has column heads responding to the rumored death of Jesse James reported in this newspaper 2 days prior (was not true): "THE STIFF SECRETED" "Jesse James Succeeds in Disappearing" "The Detectives Battled by the Bandits" "Not the Slightest Trace of Their Hiding Place". The report begins: "The much mooted question as to whether Jesse James, the famous outlaw, is dead or not, is no nearer a solution than on Monday when the news was first flashed over the wires that he had been shot & killed by Gus Shepherd..." with more taking most of the column. Page 3 has over half a column headed: "THE JAMES BROTHERS" "An Incident Connecte... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2019 07:16

$55.00
169893

SAMUEL PERRIS Notorious Bank Robber JAIL ESCAPE 1872 Worcester Mass. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372564960292

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, April 6, 1872 * Samuel 'Worcester Sam' Perris * burglar, safe cracker and bank robber * Jail escape - best title to have Page 2 has a half column article headed: "Local Matters" "A DARING ESCAPE" "Sam Perris at Liberty" "How He Broke Jail". This is the notorious bank robbery 'Worcester' Sam Perris, who was called one of the most notorious criminals in America. It is said Perris participated in nearly every major bank robbery in the United States during a 20-year period. Being a "local" criminal, breaking out of the Worcester jail, terrific to have this report in a Worcester newspaper. Four pages, large folio size, very nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2019 15:11

$82.00
169874

OUTLAW JESSE JAMES re. Death in Missouri 1882 Lodi California Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392212997210

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VALLEY REVIEW, Lodi, San Joaquin County, California, May 30, 1882 * re. Outlaw Jesse James death * Rare Old West title The front page has a half column article: "Lesson of Jesse James' Life" with the text including in part: "The life of Jesse James reads like a romance, which the manner of his death ends with a fitting moral...to die by the revolver of a quondam follower & friend, to be shot down as a dangerous animal in his own house before the eyes of his wife & children...is a fitting punishment for the deeds of lawless & violence which have made his name a terror throughout the Southwest..." with much more (see). Jesse James was killed the previous month. Six pages, some minor spine loss to inside leaves, pa... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2019 09:39

$113.00
169871

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392212996526

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, July 19, 1881 * Outlaw Billy the Kid shot dead * Pat Garrett - Old West lawman Page 4 has a very inconspicuous report, without a heading, reading: "The gentleman known by the glorious title of "Billy the Kid", who has made life and the possession of it very uncertain in New Mexico for several years past has at last met his doom. Pat Garrett gets the reward for putting an end to his existence." (see) The front page has reports on the condition of President Garfield (shot earlier in the month) and an article: "Outlaws Murder Indians" among other items. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends February 10, 2019 09:37

$117.00
169479

TIBURCIO VASQUEZ Los Angeles California Outlaw Robber CAPTURED 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372543456392

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1874 * Californio bandido * Los Angeles outlaw Page 4 has a very detailed & lengthy report of the capture of the infamous bandit Tiburcio Vasquez. Vasquez was a Mexican bandit who was active in California from as early as 1857 until his capture. The Vasquez Rocks, the steep, sloped rocks about 40 miles north of Los Angeles, were one of his many hideouts and received their name from him. The top of page 6 has the heading: "VASQUEZ THE OUTLAW" "Particulars Of His Capture" "He Is Surprised In Ben, Jumps From A Window, Is pursued, Wounded Thrice, and Taken". The text takes 1 1/3 columns and offers much detail. See the web for more on the life & career of Vasquez. Page 9 has a curious article he... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2019 12:44

$83.00
169348

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372540064727

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 25, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The top of the ftpg. has over half a column headed: "Frank James On Trial" "A Belief That the Prosecution Will Fail to Convict Him". This was the famous murder/robbery trial of the brother of Jesse James & a member of the infamous James Gang. The report would be correct: he would be acquitted. Eight pages, 4 finding holes at the blank spine margin a bit fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends January 17, 2019 15:43

$38.00
169345

THE YOUNGER BROTHERS Gang Shootout with Lawmen w/ John Killed 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196340460

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1874 * The Younger Brothers gang * Shootout with lawmen Page 5 has a small, one column heading: "Desperate Conflict Between Detectives And Robbers" See the photo for text on a shootout between the Youngers and lawmen in which John Younger was killed. Rare to find articles regarding this infamous outlaw gang. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 17, 2019 15:42

$44.00
168659

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Train Robber False Death Report Jan. 6, 1880 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372515638001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 6, 1880 * Jesse James killed ? * Outlaw - train robber The front page has a very interesting report headed: "Crime And Its Results" "The Outlaw Jesse James Reported Dead--A Bank Cashier Arrested--Other Crimes". This is a one paragraph report noting: "Jesse James is dead. George Shepard's shot having done the work. His wife is at the house of Mrs. Samuels, mother of the James boys, in Clay County. A coffin was received at the depot from Joplin which, it is supposed, continued the body of Jesse..." with a bit more (see photos). In reality he was not killed until April, 1882. One of the other crime reports is from Deadwood: "...entered the restaurant...renewed an old quarrel by refusing to pay his b... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2018 07:07

$76.00
168317

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO NOT GUILTY 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172078727

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES Sept. 7, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James found not guilty * Jesse James gang - Gallatin, Missouri trial A full column on the ftpg. & a full column on pg. 2 are headed: "FRANK JAMES ACQUITTED" "He Asks To Be Allowed to Lead A Peaceful Life" "An Outline of Some of the Daring Crimes in Which He & His Companions Have Taken Part". Not only is this an historic report of the acquittal but the lengthy & detailed article has much on the infamous career of the James Gang. Eight pages, 4 binding holes at the blank spine, partially lose at the spine, a bit fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:37

$65.00
167496

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372468441999

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 20, 1877 * Union Pacific Big Springs robbery * Old West outlaw - train robber Sam Bass The front page has: "A Train Robbed By Highwaymen" being a report about a train held up by "...thirteen masked men at Big Springs, Neb..." which provides nice detail about the "loot" which included $65,000 in coin and more. Although not mentioned here, this was the work of noted outlaw Sam Bass and his gang. This is said to be the first big time holdup for Bass. Eight pages, browned a bit at the edges, the good condition.

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Ends November 11, 2018 14:37

$67.00
167342

APACHE WARS Native Americans Indians in New Mexico 1885 St. Louis MO Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392144082485

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 15, 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 4 has: "Shooting Apache Scouts - Lieut Davis' Method of Dealing with Treacherous Redskins", a report from New Mexico. Also: "Hauled Up By The Neck" "Execution of a Wife-Murderer at Troy, NY.--Strangled to Death". Ten pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2018 13:43

$29.00
167173

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392135269010

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 24, 1878 * Death of Sam Bass * American train robber & outlaw Looking over the several reports on the death of outlaw Sam Bass we have offered over the last ten years, none have come close to providing the detail & presentation found in this issue. Taking the entire middle column of the front page (and a bit of the next) is a great account headed: "A QUEER FISH" "Bass, the Notorious Bandit and Train Robber" "Born on a Farm, to Perish in the Brush" "The Last Moments of the Dying Desperado" "A Sketch of His Strangely Eventful Career". The report is interesting in that it reads like a novel. With a dateline of Houston, Texas, it begins: "It was the e... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2018 15:43

$345.00
167172

Rare TOMBSTONE AZ Pima County Arizona 1886 Original Newspaper w/ O.K. CORRAL AD


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392135268870

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY TOMBSTONE, Pima County, Arizona, April 30, '86 (1886) * Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame * Rare advertisement of the famed livery stable This may well be the consummate "Old West town" much romanticized in movies and television shows, perhaps most famous for the gunfight at the OK Corral involving Wyatt Earp and the Clanton gang. I would almost suggest that this title is more rare than the Epitaph as we have received far fewer issues of this title during the last 38 years. To add to the attractiveness of this issue from Tombstone is a back page advertisement for the "O.K. Corral" (see). Various other news and ads of the day including a detailed page 3 account of brutality by the... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2018 15:43

$698.00
167105

JAMES-YOUNGER GANG Northfield Bank Robbery MADELIA MN Capture 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134527934

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, September 22, 1876 * Jesse James -Younger Brothers gang * Northfield bank robbery attempt The back page has an article headed: "Capture Of The Northfield Robbers" "They Are Hunted Down On The Prairie And One Killed" See image for 1st report coverage on the capture of members of the James-Younger gang at Madelia, Minnesota A few weeks after the famous Northfield bank robbery attempt. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning at the margins, some spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:24

$40.00
166644

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126046134

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING TELEGRAPH, Philadelphia, April 5, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James assassination Page 4 has a great editorial concerning the recent (killed 2 days prior) death of Jesse James which includes: "It is somewhat of a shock to the moral sense...to ear the frank statement of the Governor of Missouri that the deliberate murder of the outlaw James was the result of an understanding between the murderer and himself...The revelations of eternity alone will show the magnitude of the criminal career of the dead bandit & the direful effects of his accursed example...He would kill a man or a dozen men with as little ado as he would a reptile...He could not be taken alive...The account of the shooting ... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:28

$157.00
166639

TIBURCIO VASQUEZ Los Angeles California Outlaw Robber CAPTURED 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372439879822

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1874 * Californio bandido * Los Angeles outlaw The front page has a report of the capture of the infamous bandit Tiburcio Vasquez. Vasquez was a Mexican bandit who was active in California from as early as 1857 until his capture. The Vasquez Rocks, the steep, sloped rocks about 40 miles north of Los Angeles, were one of his many hideouts and received their name from him. Near the top of the front page is the heading: "The Notorious Vasquez Captured At Last" with the dateline from San Francisco noting: "Tiburcio Vasquez, a bandit, who has been for a long time a terror to the southern portion of this state, was captured with two of his gang, this afternoon, near Los... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:24

$82.00
165913

THE DALTON GANG Brothers Red Rock Oklahoma TRAIN ROBBERY Shootout 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372401173492

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 3, 1892 * Red Rock, Oklahoma * The Dalton Gang * Train robbery The front page has an item headed: "An Express Train Held Up" "Two Hundred Shots Exchanged Between The Robbers And The Express Messengers". The report includes: "Train robbers held up the s9outhbound Chicago & Galveston passenger train on the Santa Fe...Just as the train was starting up, after leaving the tank, two masked men jumped upon the engine...The robbers were almost an hour in intimidating the express messengers into submission...It is thought that the robbery was committed by the notorious Dalton gang, for whom large rewards are still standing...". An early report on the Red Rock train robbery in... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:17

$92.00
165053

Rare SAN BUENAVENTURA Old West California w/ CUSTER MASSACRE 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080127538

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VENTURA SIGNAL, San Buenaventura, Ventura County, California, July 15, 1876 * General George Custer massacre * Battle of Little Big Horn * Rare Old West title The front page has: "The Situation Grave" which concerns the recent Custer Massacre, beginning: "It is agreed on all hands that there must now be an Indian war, till hostile Indians of the Northwest have been chastised & subjugated. The cause & responsibility of the Little Big Horn massacre are matters of small moment in deciding what shall be done..." with more. The back page has more on this with: "Further Particulars of the Late Indian Battle" which has some particulars including: "...The battle was fought on the 25th of June,... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:51

$160.00
164678

DOC MIDDLETON Outlaw & Horse Thief James M. Riley BIOGRAPHY 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392067474012

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 11, 1879 * Doc Middleton described * James M. Riley - David C. * Outlaw & horse thief The top of page 2 has an interesting & lengthy article headed: "MIDDLETON, THE OUTLAW" "Something About The Bandit of the Niobrara" "How He Became A Robber & A Murderer--Incidents In His Career". The article takes three-quarters of a column with much on his notorious life and "career". He also went by many aliases including James Riley, David Middleton, Texas Jack, Jack Lyons, Gold-Tooth Jack, and Gold-Tooth Charley. Doc Middleton was an outlaw and horse thief whose exploits of stealing perhaps 2,000 horses over a two-year period earned a spot in the Wild West Show. Eight pages, ve... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2018 15:46

$58.00
163979

Rare TOMBSTONE AZ Pima County Arizona 1880 Old Newspaper w/ Wyatt Earp Mention


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046806722

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY NUGGET, Tombstone, Pima County, Arizona, November 18, 1880 * Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame * Rare Wyatt Earp mention This may well be the consummate "Old West town" much romanticized in movies and television shows, perhaps most famous for the gunfight at the OK Corral involving Wyatt Earp and the Clanton gang. This rare issue was printed less than a year before this famous gunfight and is replete with advertisements with a distinctively Western theme. Has all ads on the front page, including: "The Arizona Corral", "The Palace Saloon" and "The Crystal Palace" among many others. Page 2 has a large ad for "Shaffer & Lord" described as the "Original Miners and Prospectors Store... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2018 15:05

$765.00
163975

Rare BATTLE OF STONES RIVER Jefferson Davis 1863 CONFEDERATE Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046803875

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 3, 1863 * Battle of Stones River - Murfreesboro, Tennessee * Jefferson Davis proclamation * Very rare title This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South--see the information below. The most notable content in the issue is the back page report headed: "The Battle At Murfreesboro" "Confederate Victory Confirmed" "Additional Particulars" which includes a report signed in type by: Braxton Bragg (see). Also on the back page are: "From Vicksburg" "The Future At Vicksburg" "Death of Col. James L. Autry" "Letter From Grenada" "River Warfare" "Proclamation By The President" takes almost an entire column and is si... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2018 15:00

$285.00
163974

OUTLAW JESSE JAMES Missouri Bandit DEATH Funeral 1882 Memphis TN Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372309724993

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, April 7, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James * Death - funeral * Rare title The top of a middle column on the front page has notable heads: "JESSE JAMES", "The Remains of a Missouri Bandit Lying in State", "Crowds of People Visit the Place to Look at the Body", "The Funeral Services & the Procession to the Grave" with the report taking most of the column. Two subheads note: "The Murderous Ford Boys", "What the Ford Boys Say". See the photos for the great text. Four pages, large folio size, cleanly cut at the spine, some margin tears, small tape mends inside.

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Ends June 17, 2018 14:59

$178.00
163214

Outlaw FRANK JAMES Train Robber in Clay County, Missouri 1880 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392023664366

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 19, 1880 * Frank James * Outlaws - train robbers * Clay County, Missouri The middle column of the ftpg. has: "Frank James" which concerns reports of his recent arrival in the vicinity, perhaps to visit his mother. Also: "Hanged by Her Insane Mother" "An Obstinate Truant" "A Monster Narrowly Escapes Lynching" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 19, 2018 15:30

$29.00
162662

OUTLAW JESSE JAMES Killed by Robert Ford Brothers 1882 Memphis TN Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372266826432

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, April 6, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James killed * Robert & Charles Ford The front page has an uncommonly nice report concerning the death of the notorious Jesse James, taking about half a column with very nice heads: "THE DEAD BANDIT" "Removing the Remains of Jesse James to the Grave" "The Ford Boys Becoming Anxious as to Their Fate" (see for the full report). Four pages of large folio size, rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends May 02, 2018 14:59

$157.00
161882

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994253717

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1873 * Charles Goodrich murder * Lizzie Lloyd King The back page has one column headings: "MURDERED BY BURGLARS", "A Brooklyn Merchant Found Dead in his own House--Three Bullets in his Head". First report coverage on the murder of Charles Goodrich in Brooklyn. Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Lloyd King would eventually be found guilty of the crime. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 04, 2018 16:28

$27.00
161282

Early NOTRE DAME University Campus Print AD & Old West Crimes 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391981326791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 17, 1885 * Old West stage coach robbery * University of Notre Dame The ftpg. has some interesting articles including; "Battling With A Burglar" "Midnight Encounter with a Murderous Negro at Texarkana" "Slain by a Saloon-Keeper--Result of a Drunken Spree...". "Daring Stage Robbery which is from Phoenix which reads like a classic Wild West holdup, including: "...stopped by two men with shotguns & Wells, Fargo's & co.'s box demanded...". Page 3 has a nice ad for the "University of Notre Dame" which includes an early print of the campus (see). Also: "Death of a Noted Swindler" "New Way to Gamble" "Grant's Last Days". Ten pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:35

$33.00
151379

American Outlaw DICK LIDDIL Jesse James-Younger Gang CAPTURED 1882 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371842095614

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, March 30, 1882 * Outlaw Dick Liddil captured Page 2 has a nice article headed: "THE JAMES GANG" "Dick Little Surrenders to the Authorities and Will Turn State's Evidence". Dick Liddil (his names was typically misspelled in newspapers) would become one of the last surviving members of the James-Younger Gang.. The article notes: "...a rumor spread that Dick Little, one of the most notorious members of the Jesse James gang, had been captured or surrendered himself..." with much more (see). And great to have in a Missouri newspaper, which is where he was captured, 240 miles from St. Louis. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 13, 2018 16:34

$66.00
161117

COLE YOUNGER Brothers Not Guilty of Murder in LETTER ? 1876 St. Louis Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977315580

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 14, 1876 The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "Satan's Satellites" "Cole Younger a Contribution to the Criminal Column". Included is a letter signed in type: Cole Younger. Rubbing in the heads causes a hole and the loss of some letters (see). Twelve pages, good condition.

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Ends March 10, 2018 09:54

$28.00
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