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Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372923661417

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VALLEY REVIEW, Lodi, Calif. July 23, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery Page 2 has a report headed: "The Missouri Train Robbery", being the infamous Rock Island Railroad train robbery at Winston by Jesse James & his gang. The report includes in part: "...four rough appearing men got on the train with handkerchiefs held about their faces...made a rush for the engine...'You are the man I want', and fired...a second robber fired a shot which killed him instantly. The conductor fell dead on the platform..." with much more detail of the robbery. This was one of more famous of the James-Younger Gang robberies. Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, small piece from the bo... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:28

$86.00
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
178071

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
177829

Rare SAN DIEGO Outlaw Tiburcio Vásquez Bloody Benders 1875 California Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608539136

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, March 17, 1875 * Tiburcio Vásquez - California bandido * Bloody Benders - serial killers * Rare Old West title An early newspaper from this now quite famous & large city in Southern California. The entire front page is taken up with ads. Inside has: "Growth of the West" and an interesting article: "Vasquez" "How the Outlaw Views His Fate". This latter article is on the infamous outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez who would be executed in San Jose, Calif. on March 19th. Also, page 3 has a lengthy article: "BENDER" "The Old Man's Story" "His Identity Established Beyond Doubt" "Confession of Old John Bender, the Head of the Family of Cherry Vale (Kansas) Murders". This is a fascinating arti... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:19

$82.00
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
177715

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
177690

OUTLAW JESSE JAMES Post Murder Interview w/ WIDOW Wife 1882 Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392596702009

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 28, 1882 * re. Outlaw Jesse James death * Interview with bandit's wife Page 8 has a great article taking over a full column headed: "JESSE JAMES' WIDOW" "An Interview With the Lady on Matters Concerning the Outlaws" "Frank James' Whereabouts--An Effort to Secure His Pardon--How He Counseled His Brother's Widow--Jesse's Boy Attempts to Shoot a Lawyer". Several subheads throughout the text as well. Terrific content--see the photos. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:10

$71.00
177332

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372870044106

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 12, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The top of a ftpg. column has heads: "HITE'S CONFESSION" "The Story of the Winston Robbery and Other Crimes" "Liddell's Testimony Corroborated--Frank James Was One of the Party--McMillan's Death". This was the murder trial of Frank James, Jesse's brother, and Dick Liddil was one of the gang. This article takes almost the entire column. Twelve pages, rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:11

$47.00
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
176850

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
176820

RICHMOND Ray County Missouri JESSE JAMES-Younger Gang Bank Robbery1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392542025746

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 24, 1867 * Richmond, Ray County, Missouri * Jesse James-Younger Gang bank robbery Page 3 has an inconspicuous report headed: "Murder And Bank Robbery In Missouri" stating in part: "...today fourteen men entered the bank house of Hughes & Wasson, in Richmond, Mo., robbed the money tray, and killed a man named Shaw and two others..." with a bit more. As noted on the web this was one of the earliest robberies by the infamous James Gang. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:46

$59.00
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
175960

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806611932

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, even toning, a little margin wear, somewhat fragile and should be handled with care.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:41

$65.00
175945

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
175817

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
175768

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
174846

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
174661

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392379582084

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, April 4, 1882 * Jesse James assassination * Robert & Charles Ford * St. Joseph, Missouri The back page has a rather inconspicuous report at the bottom of the first column: "Death of the Notorious Robber Jesse James". The report, which continues at the top of the next column, reads in full: "Jesse James, the notorious robber was shot dead in St. Joseph, Mo., by Charles and Robert Ford, who then gave themselves up and were lodged in jail. The Fords formerly belonged to the James Gang, but have recently been acting as detectives to catch James, hoping to gain the large reward offered for his apprehension, and they arrived at St. Joseph a week ago for the purpose of capturing him. It s... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2019 07:35

$224.00
174339

JESSE JAMES-Younger Gang TRAIN Robbery Winston MO Missouri 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372722963542

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Ohio, July 22, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery * Chief Sitting Bull surrenders * Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux The front page has: "Sitting Bull & His People Surrender to Maj. Brotherton" "Arms & Ponies Turned Over to the Government--Details". A great page 3 report is headed: "HANDS UP" "The Daring Robbery on the Rock Island Road" "By a Thoroughly Organized Gang of Desperadoes" "Thought by Some to be Old Hands at the Business" "The Conductor & One Passenger Killed" "Large Amount of Money Obtained--Full Particulars of the Affair". This is one of the more famous railroad robberies from the Old West, and as mentioned in the text: "...The robbers were six in nu... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2019 07:35

$179.00
174266

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372721129625

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 evening of Sat., July 20, 1878. T... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2019 07:39

$345.00
174223

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720254958

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 13, 1876 * "Wild Bill" Hickok death * American old West folk hero Few events are more legendary from the Old West than the murder of Wild Bill Hickok while playing cards in a saloon in Deadwood, Dakota Territory. And unfortunately, not many newspapers of the day reported the event. But here is one. A brief and inconspicuous report on page 7 is headed: "Murder In The Black Hills" with the report reading: "James B. Hickok, alias Wild Bill, known in Kansas and the Territories as a scout of some prominence in former years, was killed in a saloon at Deadwood on the 2nd inst. by one Bill Sutherland, who, in justification of the act, alleges that Hickok killed Sutherland's brother at Fort H... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:25

$455.00
174222

CUSTER MASSACRE Chief Sitting Bull & Jesse James Train Robbery 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720254610

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 9, 1876 * The Custer massacre * Battle of Little Big Horn * Chief Sitting Bull autobiography * Jesse James-Younger Gang * Otterville, Missouri train robbery (1st report) This is a great issue on the General Custer massacre, with very nice page 3 column headlines including: "THE SIOUX WAR" "General Terry's Official Report on Custer's Gallant March to Death" "Gibbon's Rescue of Reno" "Danger Threatening from Defection of Friendly Indians" "White Outlaws Lead the Reds" "General Sheridan Thinks the Army Strong Enough to Crush Sitting Bull's Band" and more, along with the official: "General Terry's Report". A great wealth of fine content. Plus more related reports on Custer: "The Results of the Bat... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:24

$177.00
174178

Rare PRO PROHIBITION Anti Alcohol Temperance National YWCTU 1895 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720243407

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, May, 1895 * 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, minor binding slits at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:53

$26.00
174175

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720242809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, April 5, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James assassination Page 2 has a brief & quite inconspicuous report reading: "Great satisfaction is expressed in western Missouri over the shooting of Jesse James, the noted bandit. It is said that the shooting was the result of an agreement between Ford and Governor Crittenden to the effect that James was either to be captured or killed within a certain time." Eight pages, very small piece from the blank margin of the front leaf, slightly irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:52

$64.00
173773

JESSE JAMES Outlaw Gang Post Assassination re his Horses 1882 Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372696149462

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 12, 1882 * re. Jesse James death The top of page 8 has column heads: "JESSE JAMES' HORSES" "The Bay and the Roan Which Participated in the Outlaw's Last Raids Reach St. Louis" "Their Present Owner's Intentions..." with a subhead: "Jesse James' Souvenirs". The article takes over a full column and is from just 9 days after his death. Twelve pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2019 07:33

$42.00
173772

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392319760369

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 5, 1879 * Jesse James killed ? * Outlaw - train robber A column at the top of pg. 4 has reports disputing whether Jesse James had been murdered or not: "DEAD OR ALIVE?" "In Either Event Jesse James Foils the detectives" "The Search for the Stiff Continued Without Success" 'His Alleged Assassin Frightened Out of His Wits". It was previously reported that Jesse James had been killed, but now this is in question. He, in fact, would not be killed until April, 1882. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2019 07:33

$57.00
173770

MONTROSE COLORADO Old West Style Street Cowboy Gunfight Battle 1884 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392319760145

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Feb. 8, 1884 * Old West street gun fight Page 3 has a great item from the lore of the Old West: "Battle With A Cowboy" "Desperate Encounter in the Streets of Montrose, Colorado" with some nice detail of the shooting of the town marshal. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2019 07:32

$36.00
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
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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