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158907

Rare TOMBSTONE EPITAPH Cochise County w/ Johnny Ringo AZ Arizona 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923342709

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Cochise County, Arizona, January 21, 1882 * Best old West title to be had * Johnny Ringo mention 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 3 months after the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. As an added tie to the Old West, the back page ha a very brief--yet rare--mention of Johnny Ringo, an associate of the Clanton Gang, reporting that: "John Ringo is a guest of the county at the Cochise ... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:05

$2,750.00
158874

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923174461

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, May 25, 1868 * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad On the front page under "The Jeffersonville Railroad Express Robbery" is a report datelined "Louisville, May 23" that states in part: "...the men who seized the express car last night on the Jeffersonville Railroad, opened two safes and made a clean deal of both...", plus details about the loot, & how the robbery was executed, which included disconnecting the express car from the train." This robbery was by the infamous Reno Gang (see Wikipedia). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 09:22

$49.00
158865

OLYPHANT Jackson County Arkansas TRAIN ROBBERY Dalton Gang Outlaws1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131083942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Nov. 6, 1893 The top of the front page has nice column heads on the Olyphant Train Robbery, the work of the Dalton Gang. "TRAIN ROBBERS SURROUNDED" "Iron Mountain Bandits Being Hotly Pursued in Arkansas" "Bloodhounds Close On The Outlaws" "Several Skirmishes Engaged In Between the Officers &the Gang...". See the hyperlink for much more on this robbery. Complete in 8 pages, irregular at the spine & mostly loose at the spine, should bee handled with care.

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Ends December 09, 2017 08:37

$72.00
158447

Rare TIN CUP Gunnison County COLORADO Old West Mining Ghost Town 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913829693

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GARFIELD BANNER, Tin Cup, Gunnison County, Colorado, March 4, 1882 * Very rare Old West title A very rare title as Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) notes only one institution as having just a single issue of this title. The holdings of the only other institution with any issues were recently purchased by us. In October 1859, prospector Jim Taylor panned some gold from Willow Creek, and carried it back to camp in a tin cup; he named the valley “Tin Cup Gulch.”. For years the area was the site of seasonal placer mining, but no year-round communities were established, partly because of the danger of Indian attack. In 1878, lode deposits were discovered and the town ... See More  

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:37

$92.00
157975

Nice Old West Style TRAIN ROBBERY Hold Up Lake Shore Railroad 1893 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391905439671

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 13, 1893 * Old west style train robbery The front page has over two columns (and more inside) headed: "LAKE SHORE TRAIN HELD UP" "Atlantic Express Robbed" "Dynamite Used By The Outlaws, Who Get Nearly $20,000" "The Engineer Shot By the Bandits" and more subheads. A terrific and very detailed account of a "classic" train robbery from the Wild West Twelve pages, evenly toned, good condition but should be handled carefully.

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:39

$38.00
157765

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900502920

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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: ... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2017 15:15

$179.00
157576

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372088544963

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS APPEAL-AVALANCHE, Tennessee, June 3, 1892 * Red Rock, Oklahoma * The Dalton Gang * Train robbery The top of the front page has nice column heads: "ROBBED MASKED MEN" "A Santa Fe Train Is Held Up" "The Robbery Occurred Near Red Rock, Indian Territory" "Gleaming Winchester Forced the Engineer To Be Obedient" "Scores of Shots Fired Before the Messenger Yielded" "Robbers Threatened to Use the Fireman as a Shield" with other subheads. A very nice & quite detailed account of this famous train robbery by the infamous Dalton Gang. See the photos for the fine content. Complete in 8 pages, evenly toned, various small margin tears with a bit of edge chipping, mostly loose at the spi... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:33

$96.00
157235

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391887856468

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

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Ends October 14, 2017 13:11

$30.00
157181

Rare NELLIE BLY New York World Report ARTICLE Gambling Resort 1894 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372074951333

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, Aug. 19, 1894 * Nellie Bly expose reporting * "Our Wickedest Summer Resort" 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 the gambling at Saratoga, New York, with heads on the 2nd section including: "OUR WICKEDEST SUMMER RESORT" "Nellie Bly Pictures The Wild Vortex of Gambling and Betting by Men, Women and Children at Saratoga" 'Money-Mad by Day and By Night" "The Shameful Story of Vice and ... See More  

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Ends October 13, 2017 15:05

$91.00
155877

Rare PAT GARRETT Billy The Kid Assassin Old West Sheriff PRINT 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026491078

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 7, 1885 * Very rare Pat Garrett illustration * American Old West lawman * Billy The Kid assassin fame 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. Most of page 2 and part of pg. 3 are taken up with considerable reporting on a convention of cattlemen held in this city, St. Louis. As interesting as the content is, certainly the most notable item is the very rare portrait of "Pat Garrett", captioned as such, it appearing here because of him being in the cattle business. But the short biography talks more of heroic... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:22

$347.00
155872

JENNY LIND Swedish Nightingale OPERA Soprano Singer Performance 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026482667

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, June 19, 1847 * Jenny Lind death * Swedish Nightingale * Opera singer A sporting and theatrical-themed newspaper. Page. 5 has: "Jenny Lind" and: "First Appearance of Jenny Lind", nice articles on this very famous soprano known at the time as the Swedish Nightingale (see hyperlink for more on her). Also within: "Cricketers' Chronicle" "Death of a Notorious Outlaw" and "Things Theatrical". Sixteen pages, minor foxing, decorative masthead, nice condition.

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:16

$30.00
155823

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391849244094

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DEMOCRATIC WATCHMAN, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, April 7, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James assassination The first column on the ftpg. has a brief, discrete report: "Jesse James, the train-robber, alluded to elsewhere, is dead from the effects of the shooting in St. Joseph, Mo. Perhaps Jesse don't care much, as there could have been but little satisfaction in leading such a life as he led." (see photo) Page 4 has a lengthier report, with more editorial comment, headed: "A Shooting an Outlaw--Cowardly Act" which begins: "A brace of miserable cowards, named Charles and Robert Ford, who formerly belonged to the notorious James gang, and were concerned in a number of train robberies...came to St. ... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2017 11:44

$155.00
155691

OUTLAW JESSE JAMES re. Assassination at St. Joseph MO 1882 Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372019680870

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 9, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James assassination Keeping in mind that Jesse James was killed just 6 days previous, page 9 has a column beginning: "JESSE JAMES" "He Would Not Have Been Welcome at the Penitentiary" "A Reminiscence of the Attempt to Offer Amnesty--Senator Vest's Strange Meeting with the Bandits...He Predicts That Frank James Will Avenge Jesse's Death" Included is: "...that the redoubtable bandit was much better dead outside of the penitentiary than alive within its walls...". The article takes almost an entire column. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 07:24

$64.00
155556

Nice Old West Style TRAIN ROBBERY Hold Up Near Carey Ohio 1890 Saginaw Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391841606429

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SAGINAW WEEKLY NEWS, Michigan, Oct. 8, 1890 * Old west style train robbery The top of a front page column is headed: "DARING TRAIN ROBBERY" "The Robbers Board the Train Twice and Fight the Crew" "Amount Stolen Not Known" "They Gag a Worthy Express Messenger & Then Try & Shoot Him--After Leaving the Train They Board it Again and Fight the Crew". The text, which takes half a column, reads like a classic Wild West train robbery including: "...two masked men with cocked revolvers...compelled Adams Express messenger A.L. Scudder to throw up his hands..." with more (see). Eight pages, two folds, minor wear at folds, generally good condition.

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:51

$39.00
155395

President JAMES GARFIELD SHOT w/ Broadsheet EXTRA 1881 Bellefonte PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372010689815

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DEMOCRATIC WATCHMAN, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, July 15, 1881 * President James Garfield shot * Rare broadsheet "extra" Page 4 has a report headed: "A Terrible Deed--Attempt to Assassinate President Garfield" which begins: "Not having issued a paper last week the Watchman is consequently somewhat late with the news of the attempted assassination of President Garfield at Washington...This sad event took place in the depot of the Baltimore & Potomac railroad office..." with further particulars. This article, along with "Retrospective" which is on Garfield as well, take two columns. But the prime feature of this issue is the broadsheet headed: "SUPPLEMENT---EXTRA" which has the entire front ... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2017 08:54

$79.00
155393

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372010687478

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

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Ends August 11, 2017 08:51

$92.00
155147

Outlaws DICK LIDDIL & Frank James Missouri Trial Jesse Gang 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391827690830

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 12, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Dick Liddil The top of pg. 2 has: "MISSOURI'S OUTLAWS" "Dick Liddill's Value as a Witness for the State in the James Trial" "Charley Ford's Opinion of His Testimony--Jail Delivery at Quincy--Burrill in the Penitentiary--Convicted of Libel--Unearthing a Skeleton--The Criminal Record" (see). Twelve pages, good condition.

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Ends July 28, 2017 14:39

$31.00
154991

TRAIN ROBBERY Old West Style at Centralia Illinois Railroad 1893 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988092281

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Sept. 22, 1893 * Old West style train robbery * Illinois Central Railroad * Centralia, Illinois The last column on the ftpg. is entirely taken up with a great & detailed account of a classic Old West train robbery, with heads: "HOLD UP YOUR HANDS" "Bold Attempt to Hold Up a Train on the Illinois Central Road" "Desperate Battle With the Bandits" "Daring Courage Displayed by the Engineer and Fireman" "Sharp Shooting at Close Quarters" "Struggle Between the Robbers & Trainmen in the Express Car" "Two of the Desperadoes in Custody" & more. The article continues on page 2. Eight pages, irregular at the spine, foxing at the folds, generally good condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:26

$63.00
154800

Rare GUNFIGHT at the O.K. CORRAL Tombstone Arizona AZ Wyatt Earp 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371980919096

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, Oct. 28, 1881 * Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1st report) * Tombstone AZ Arizona - Old West * Wyatt Earp - Clantons - McLaurys Near the top of the front page is a brief report on the very historic gunfight at the OK Corral. The report is very inconspicuous near the top of column four and with no heading. It reads: "Francis and Thomas Lowrey were killed and Wm. Clandon was mortally wounded in Tombstone, Arizona, on Wednesday, in an encounter caused by their refusal to give up their arms to the City Marshall." Names should have been spelled "McLowery" and Clanton". Brief as it is, relatively few newspapers of that day reported very romanticized event of the Wil... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2017 15:45

$170.00
154558

DOC MIDDLETON GANG Outlaws Horse Thieves Nebraska Shootout 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371970167163

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 28, 1879 * Doc Middleton gang * Outlaws - horse thieves Page 3 has a great "gunslinger" type report from the Old West, headed: "A Frontier Fight" "How Doc. Middleton & Other Border Ruffians Were Routed" "A Desperate Encounter as Described by One of the Captured." This report is very detailed and takes 1 12 columns. Doc Middleton (real name James M. Riley) was an outlaw and horse thief, whose exploits of stealing perhaps 2,000 horses over a two-year period earned a spot in the Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Page 2 has: "Lincoln's Old Home - Neglected & Decaying It is the Rendezvous of Low Characters", and pg. 5 has: "Blackfoot" "Death of This Celebrated Cro... See More  

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Ends July 02, 2017 14:40

$55.00
154557

JESSE JAMES Outlaw Train Robber STILL ALIVE Not Dead 1883 Old Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391803376686

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 17, 1883 * Outlaw Jesse James still alive ? Page 3 contains a very curious article, just 11 months after the death of Jesse James, headed: "Jesse James Not Dead", noting in part: "...that the story of the killing of Jesse James is a fine hoax; that he had seen him no longer than three weeks ago. He declares positively that he is not mistaken..." with a bit more (see). Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 02, 2017 14:38

$43.00
154398

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967966459

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, June 2, 1892 * Red Rock, Oklahoma * The Dalton Gang * Train robbery The back page has an item headed: "A Train Looted By Robbers" "They Don't Hurt the Passengers But Entirely Empty the Safe" with the text noting: "...passenger train was held up last night be masked robbers at Red Rock in the Cherokee strip...The robbers entered the express car, broke open the safe & secured the contents said to be $50,000. The passengers were not molested. Deputy Marshall, at Guthrie, will organize a posse and start in pursuit of the gang.' (see) History tells us the first train the gang passed on because it was dark & they were suspicious something was wrong. So the r... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:09

$98.00
154032

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391784464551

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, June 21, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial Page 7 has two-thirds of a column headed: "FRANK JAMES" "The Prosecution Unmasked by the Unexpected Postponement of the Trial" "Mrs. Hite's Presence a Surprise--Dick Liddill on Parole--Craig and Timberlake Too Energetic to Please the Defense" with much good content. Twelve pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends June 14, 2017 15:09

$43.00
153905

Early 1st MAFIA Black Hand America Murder DAVID C. HENNESSY 1891 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391780135731

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, March 8, 1891 * Early Mafia in America * David C. Hennessy murder trial This murder was the beginning of the Mafia in the United States, or "The Black Hand" as it was called in America in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The Mafia and other organized crime families came to the United States from Sicily and Italy creating their first stronghold in New Orleans rather than New York or Chicago, and establishing numerous secret societies specializing in counterfeiting, prostitution, and protection. Numerous murders and assassinations accompanied these operations. These early 'families' led to the organized crime organizations that became so famous durin... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2017 12:23

$58.00
153315

DANIEL SICKLES Philip Barton Key Assassination TRIAL (3) 1859 NYC Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911841306

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, a trio of issues dated March 4, April 9 & 13, 1859 * Daniel Sickles trial * Philip Barton Key murder The first use of a plea of temporary insanity by a criminal defendant made the Daniel Sickles case noteworthy in American legal history. Daniel Sickles' murder of Philip Barton Key was the kind of crime that piqued the interest of many, captivating the nation's press. Not even the most high-browed Victorian could ignore a killing that occurred in broad daylight on a Sunday afternoon on the sidewalk surrounding Lafayette Park, literally so near the White House it could have been witnessed from its front windows. The accused, Dan Sickles, was a prominent and well-c... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2017 07:25

$54.00
153142

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL DELAYED Jesse Gang 1883 St. Louis MO Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391737273993

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, June 20, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The top of pg. 2 has column heads: "FRANK JAMES" "The Trial of the Missouri Bandit Postponed to the Third Monday in August" "Owing to the Absence of Material Witnesses for the Defense--Murderous Cattle Thieves--Beaten to Death by Drunken Roughs--The Jenkins Trial--Criminal Calendar". Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 23, 2017 14:11

$28.00
153080

WRECK OF THE RMS ATLANTIC Ocean Liner Steamer & Brigham Young 1873 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371900078373

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 12, 1873 * RMS Atlantic wreck * Brigham Young The front page has: "THE ATLANTIC" "Valuables Found on the Bodies of Victims, and Now in the Hands of Magistrates", as well as: "Utah" "Brigham Young Going to Arizona--A Cook Shot by a Desperado" beginning: "It is known that Brigham Young will resign the Presidency of the Utah Central & Southern Railroads & accompany the missionary company to Arizona...". Eight pages, some rubbing to the front page, generally nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2017 15:40

$32.00
152441

BILL HILDEBRAND Southeast Missouri OUTLAW Inventor Thomas Edison 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391714232119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 31, 1878 * Outlaw Bill Hildebrand * Southeast Missouri Bushwhacker * Inventor Thomas Edison The top of page 3 has heads including: "BRED IN THE BONE" "Bill Hildebrand Following in Sam's Footsteps" which begins: "William Hildebrand, a brother of the renowned Missouri desperado, Sam Hildebrand, following the apparent instinct of the family, show Hugo Veth..." with a bit more (see). And the back page has over a full column on: "Tom Edison Back Again" "The Marvelous Man Returns to His Workshop Full of Prairie Breezes" "How He Tried the Tasimeter in a Hurricane--Beset a Hen House & Killed a Dead Jack Rabbit" after his trip to the West. Ten pages, very nice cond... See More  

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Ends March 26, 2017 15:09

$38.00
152440

JESSE JAMES Outlaw On the Run in Missouri 1875 St. Louis MO Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391714231288

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Feb. 8, 1875 * Outlaw Jesse James on the run Page 3 has an article: "Jesse James at Dinner" which is interesting, telling of how he: "...rode up in front of the house...asked the proprietor...if he could get dinner...he asked if there were any dangerous people around...wanted to know a way to retreat if it became necessary..." with more (see). Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends March 26, 2017 15:07

$47.00
152219

DANIEL SICKLES Philip Barton Key Assassination TRIAL (3) 1859 Wash DC Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371870116378

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., a trio of issues April 21, 23, and 26, 1859 * Daniel Sickles trial * Philip Barton Key murder The first use of a plea of temporary insanity by a criminal defendant made the Daniel Sickles case noteworthy in American legal history. Daniel Sickles' murder of Philip Barton Key was the kind of crime that piqued the interest of many, captivating the nation's press. Not even the most high-browed Victorian could ignore a killing that occurred in broad daylight on a Sunday afternoon on the sidewalk surrounding Lafayette Park, literally so near the White House it could have been witnessed from its front windows. The accused, Dan Sickles, was a prominen... See More  

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Ends March 19, 2017 16:08

$54.00
152093

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391704076148

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 f... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2017 16:45

$2,750.00
152029

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371863559790

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

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Ends March 12, 2017 15:59

$48.00
151854

Early JESSE & FRANK JAMES Confederate Outlaws Train Robbers 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371857321435

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Feb. 1, 1875 * Early Jesse & Frank James gang Page 2 has two-thirds of a column headed: "The James Boys" "Guesses at the Truth Concerning the Late Fight". Also on pg. 2: "A Black Bandit - He Commits Three Brutal Murders & is at Length Arrested". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 05, 2017 15:41

$46.00
151667

CARRIE NATION Temperance Criminal Defends "Smasher's Mail" 1901 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391689121500

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, March 11, 1901 * Carrie Nation defends "Smasher's Mail" * Temperance movement - pro-prohibition The top of front page has a one column heading: "Carrie's Notes From Hades" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends February 26, 2017 15:24

$33.00
151636

MARVIN KUHNS Indiana Outlaw Bank Robber & Horse Thief CAPTURED 1901 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371849480060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, January 18, 1901 * Marvin Kuhns captured * Indiana Hoosier outlaw * Bank robber - horse thief The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Noted Desperado Caught" with subhead. (see) See images for first report coverage here. Other news of the day. Complete in 10 pages, light even toning, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally in nice condition.Should be handled with care.

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Ends February 25, 2017 15:25

$38.00
151412

CONFEDERATE Charleston SC Benjamin "The Beast" Butler REWARD Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391681056225

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 10, 1863 * General Benjamin "The Beast" Butler reward * From the origin of the Civil War Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States of America" which is rarely found on Southern newspapers. On the front page at the top of the first column is: "The Naval Victory At Galveston" "Official From Gen. Magruder -- Capture of the Harriet Lane, Two Barks and a Schooner--Ignominious Flight Of The Yankees Under Flag Of Truce--Brilliant Conduct Of Our Troops". An official dispatch reporting the capture of the Harriet Lane is signed in type: J. Bankhead Magruder. The bkpg. has a notice headed: "Ten Thousand Dollars Reward!" which states in part: "... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2017 15:27

$122.00
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 February 16, 2017 15:34

$66.00
150768

JESSE JAMES GANG Northfield MN Minnesota Bank RAID Holdup Attempt 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371825197270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, Sept. 8, 1876 * Famous Jesse James gang robbery * Northfield, Minnesota bank The top of the ftpg. has column heads; "Bold Attempt to Rob a Bank--The Cashier Murdered and His Assistant Wounded--Two of the Robbers Killed and One Wounded". This is a report of the Northfield Bank Robbery in Minnesota committed by Jesse James and his James-Younger Gang, although this report was too new for them to have known who the robbers were. Near the end: "...the robbers were only 25 minutes ahead of the pursuers & almost sure to be overtaken...many believing them to be the same gang heretofore operating in Missouri and Kansas." Four pages, some wear at the mar... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2017 14:29

$82.00
150650

REDDY ROBERT McKIMIE Black Hills Notorious Robber OUTLAW Captured 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391658169197

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, December 6, 1878 * Robert 'Little Reddy' McKimie capture * Black Hills region outlaw desperado Page 3 under "General News" is a report datelined "Cincinnati" and begins with: "Bob McKimmy, the Black Hills desperado who was arrested at Hillsboro, O...." Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 20, 2017 13:07

$30.00
150527

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371816038275

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

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:34

$76.00
149586

Outlaws JESSE JAMES Frank Northfield Minnesota Bank Raid HUNTED 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391623203267

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, Sept. 9, 1876 * Hunt for Jesse & Frank James * Northfield MN raid aftermath Near the middle of the front page is: "In Hot Pursuit--The Robbers Brought to Bay, but Escape and Are Still Pursued" which is a report from St. Paul, Minn. on the Northfield Bank robbery committed by the James Gang (see hyperlink for more). The ftpg. also has: "Notes From the Hanging at Fort Smith--Some Account of the Murderers and Their Victims" which has details on the hanging of four Indians (see). Four pages, some margin wear, good condition.

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:00

$47.00
149155

JOHN D. LEE Mountain Meadows Massacre EXECUTION Mormons Mormonism 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391612764426

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, March 8, 1877 * John D. Lee death sentence * Mountain Meadows Massacre Page 2 includes: "Crime" "Fatal Stabbing Affray in Creek, Pike Co., Mo." "John D. Lee, the Mormon Murderer, Sentenced to be Hung" "The Perpetrator of a St. Joe Murder Discovered" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 02, 2016 12:09

$34.00
149154

TIBURCIO VASQUEZ California Bandido Outlaw Bandit Execution HANG 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391612763957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 December 02, 2016 12:08

$178.00
149029

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371775258299

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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. Eight in 10 pages, light tonin... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2016 11:58

$67.00
148918

Outlaw BILL DALTON Gang Dead Ardmore Oklahoma 1894 PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371773703800

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, June 9, 1894 * The Dalton Gang original report * Outlaw Bill Dalton killed Page 2 has an article: "Bill Dalton Dead" "The Noted Outlaw Cornered & Shot Through the Heart". The dateline is from Ardmore, I.T. (Indian Territory, or what is now Oklahoma). The report begins: "Bill Dalton, the noted outlaw & leader of the Longview bank robbers, lies dead in this city, pierced through by a winchester bullet..." with more (see). A very timely report as he was killed just the day before. Eight pages, lightly browned, many tears at the margins with some chipping. Fortunately the Dalton article is in the middle of the page so no problem remotely close to it. Fragi... See More  

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:02

$67.00
148888

BILL COOK GANG Oklahoma Cherokee Nation Outlaws Robberies Crime 1894 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371772759330

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, Oct. 24, 1894 * Bill Cook Gang The top of page 2 has column heads: "MANY OUTLAWS LOOSE" "The Cook Gang Doing Wholesale Robbery in the West" "Aquia Creek Booty Recovered" plus various subheads (see). The text takes over a full column. The great article begins: "The latest performance in the grand carnival of crime which is now holding the boards of the Indian Territory consisted of the wholesale robbery of several small towns in genuine desperado style by Bill Cook, supported by eight or ten followers..." with more on the infamous Bill Cook Gang (see hyperlink). Eight pages, partially loose at the spine, minor margin tears, somewhat fragile & must be hand... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2016 12:55

$75.00
148833

Rare 19th Century SAGINAW, MICHIGAN Dalton Gang ??? Train Robbery 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391604310069

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SAGINAW WEEKLY NEWS, Michigan, April 27, 1892 * Uncommon title * Dalton Gang ? This issues contains news of the day with some advertisements. Page 2 has a report from Wallace, Kansas on a train robbery attempt by a gang of outlaws. No mention of the culprits but this was the heyday of the Dalton Gang in Kansas. Was it them ? Complete in 4 pages, a little creasing at the folds, nice condition.

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Ends November 23, 2016 14:35

$33.00
148287

JESSE JAMES GANG Northfield MN Minnesota Bank RAID Holdup Attempt 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391586056428

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, Sept. 11, 1876 * Famous Jesse James gang robbery * Northfield, Minnesota bank The front page has: "The Northfield Robbers" which is the latest news on chasing after the James-Younger Gang, perpetrators of the famous Northfield Bank robbery 4 day previous (see hyperlink). It notes in part: "...Squads of men have been sent...to head them off...light haired man wounded at Northfield is undoubtedly Frank James...". Further on is an update headed: "Bank Robbers Corralled" noting that: "....supposed to be corralled in the timber near Lake Elpian...they cannot escape...". Four pages, loss to a lower corner not affecting these reports, otherwise good.

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Ends November 05, 2016 15:02

$55.00
147999

Rare VIRGIL EARP Tombstone Arizona Indians Battle Pre O.K. Corral 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391575381127

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, October 6, 1881 * Virgil Earp - Deputy U.S. Marshall * Just prior to gunfight at the O.K. Corral * Tombstone, Arizona The front page has a series of reports headed: "ARIZONA" "The U.S. Troops Fight the Hostile at Dragoon Mountain" "Several Soldiers and Indians Killed--A Chief's Daughter Taken Prisoner" and more. (see) The report mentions in part: "...A Tombstone dispatch says two men who came in from the Mary mine, on the summit of the Dragoon mountains, about sixteen miles northeast of Tombstone, report a battle being fought...but could not see that either side was getting the better of the other...Some of the soldiers & Indians were mounted. A cou... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2016 09:26

$77.00
147969

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371747149747

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 18, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery * Winston, Daviess County, Missouri The top of page 4 has nice column heads on the famous Rock Island Railroad train robbery, one of the works by Jesse James and his gang. Heads: "AT IT AGAIN" "Missouri Disgraced by Another Train Robbery" "Winston, on the Rock Island Road, the Scene" "The Conductor Killed, Passengers Plundered, and the Treasure Taken". See the two reports for much detail. Nice that one accounts quotes: "...jumped up and said, 'Hold up your hands', and at the same moment fired..." (see). This was one of more infamous train robberies from the Old West, these repo... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2016 15:34

$145.00
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