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FESSENDEN'S SILK MANUAL & PRACTICAL FARMER, Boston, 1836 Has news and articles about the "Culture of Silk" and other agricultural endeavors. Octavo-size with 16 pages. Some foxing. A rare title.
SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Massachusetts, January 26, 1836
* Uncommon title
* Shakers establishment
Page 3 has a report from the "Zanesville (Ohio) Gazette" that states, in part: "Nathan Sharp, the great head of the Shaker establishment, near Lebanon, has taken one of the sisters to wife..." and absconded with a large sum of money & mortgaged the Shak... See More
NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, New Hampshire, March 14, 1836 On the front page under "Stoney Point" are details about this strategic location on the Hudson River, with much about its role & significance during the Revolutionary War. Area of foxing in unrelated text in the upper left corner.
THE HISTORICAL FAMILY LIBRARY, Cadiz, Ohio, April 25, 1836
* Uncommon title
* Volume 1 issue
A magazine of history, delving very extensively into just a few topics with each issue. Unusual in that this periodical's format was to use "flowing text", meaning sentences ran over from issue to issue, so any given publication would begin in the middle of a sentence from the previous... See More
NEW-YORK TIMES, New York, NY, August 4, 1836
* Early Summer resorts
* Long Beach and more
* Original 19th century reading
A pg. 2 report says: "It is estimated that... 2000 citizens of Philadelphia are absent from the city at this time. At least 500 are at Cape May..." plus mention that the others are at Brandywine Springs, Long Beach, Long Branch, Saratoga, York Springs & Ye... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 17, 1836 Pg. 2 has: "More Fighting" being a report of a battle in Georgia between the Indians and U.S. troops near Black Creek. Small hole at the fold juncture, areas of foxing.
* Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
* "The Birchen Canoe"
N.H. PATRIOT--EXTRA, Concord, New Hampshire, Feb., 1838
* Rare title
Just below the dateline is "Incontrovertible Facts - Democrats, Read ! " with most of the content being politics and finance reports. Four pages, very nice condition.
THE JEFFERSONIAN, Albany, New York, April 14, 1838 A volume I issue (number 9) of this uncommon title published by Horace Greeley, who went on to greater fame as editor of the New York Tribune. Contains mostly political-related content, but also a "Summary Of News" on the bkpg. Quarto-size, 8 pgs., some loss in the outer blank margin of an inside leaf, areas of staining at the b... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, AND COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCER, Nov. 9, 1838 Has many ads, some news. A volume I issue of this uncommon title. Each leaf has an archival mend to a minor tear at the spine, bit of lite staining along the spine.
* Shipping trade on the Mississippi River
Page 2 has a report about the Trade of St. Louis says that 105 different boats Traded at the wharf this season, and that 86 are regular traders. Lists the number of regular trader boats from various ports like Pittsburg, New Orleans, Galena, the Missouri and Illinois Rivers and Nashville. Oth
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Aug. 21, 1839 A pg. 3 report under "Tumultuous At Baltimore" provides details about an unusual incident involving the defection of a nun from the Carmelite Convent on Aisquith Street , and caused "considerable excitement". Also has a "Proclamation" from the mayor of Baltimore warning the public to stay away from the convent.
UNITED STATES COMMERCIAL & STATISTICAL REGISTER, Phila., Oct. 16, 1839 Detailed reports inside under "The Fire At Philadelphia" & "Destructive Conflagration at N. York". Also figures from the "S. Carolina State Census". A volume I issue. Octavo-size, 16 pages., occasional foxing.
THE PENNSYLVANIAN, Philadelphia, Oct. 31, 1839 An uncommon title with three pages of ads and notices, page 2 has news and topical items. First leaf has an archival mend in the upper margin, a few areas of foxing.
* Samuel Hahnemann
* Homoeopathic Medicine
* Paris France
Page 2 has an item stating that: Hahneman, the father of the science of Homeopathy, who is now 85 years of age, has so many patients in Paris, that he is compelled to turn a portion over to his wife....
Other news of the day throughout. Partially rejoined at the spine with a colored
* Uncommon title
As the name implies, contains mostly religious-related news and content. Second leaf has a narrow piece missing in the outer margin, front page has an area of lite dirtiness and a bit of lite fold rubbing, archival mends to two minor fold tears, some lite foxing.
* Uncommon title
* New Year's song
Front page has lyrics: The Hero Of The Thames Song Written For The Celebration Of New Years Eve, By The Unionist And Others. Also has an Extract From An Address Delivered by Gen. Harrison, at Vincennes, Ind. To Gen. Willam Harrison" "Dissolution Of The Vsn Buren Party" and more. 4 pages in nice condit
THE MADISONIAN, Washington, Jan. 18, 1840 Pg. 3 report: "Appalling Calamity" "Steambot [sic] Lexington Destroyed By Fire, And Nearly Two Hundred Lives Lost!", plus "Further Particulars". Says the boat left New York and that the fire occurred near Eltons Neck. Traces of foxing.
BAY STATE DEMOCRAT, Boston, February 3, 1840 A ftpg. business ad for "Patent Balances And Scales" gives details about the business. Includes two small woodcuts of scales and one of a balance. Fold creases, o/w generally good.
THE MADISONIAN, Washington, June 4, 1840. Has news of the day. Page 3 has a nice engraving supporting the Harrison-Tyler ticket. Nice to have in this uncommon title from Washington. 4 pages in nice condition. DO NOTE that the issue you recieve will differ in date than the pictured issue. However it will be of similar content and condition.
CITIZEN SOLDIER, Norwich, Vermont, December 18,1840 "Devoted To the Interests of the Militia, Military Science & National Defense" as noted in the masthead, where also is found their motto: "In Times Of Peace, Prepare For War". Lasted but 52 ... See More
MANCHESTER MEMORIAL AND PEOPLES, HERALD, New Hampshire, Dec. 22, 1841 Has literary content, topical reports, bits of news, and ads. Nice masthead.
Has a small hole at the fold juncture, a few stains above the masthead, and a foxing spot in the middle.
* New Year's Address
The front page has the New Years Address To the Patrons of the Representative. Small hole in unrelated content affects each leaf. Foxing in the upper left quarter of the ftpg., with a bit in this content, a few foxing spots.
NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Aug. 4, 1842 On the front page under Impeachment of the President are the charges which Mr. Botts proposed to prefer against the President. Stray writing above the masthead, some fold foxing, otherwise in good condition.
* John Quincy Adams
* Veto message
The front page has: Mr. Adams's Report On The Veto Message, signed in type: John Quincy Adams, and by several others. Other news of the day includes: "A Tornado" "Naval Court Martial" "The Cunard Steamers" and more.
Some wear, fold creasing, small h
* John Quincy Adams
Page 2 has the Celebrated Report of Mr. Adams on the Veto. Takes about two columns, signed in type: John Quincy Adams , and by several other persons. A brief introduction by this paper is critical of Adams report. Other news of the day. 4 pages in nice condition.
* Ransom Cook
* The Employment of Convicts
Mr. Cook's Report On The Employment Of Convicts takes all of the front page, and all of pages 2 and 3, signed in type: Ransom Cook.
Other topics include: "The Piano Forte" "Discovery Of Coal In New York" "Self Made Men" and more. Quarto-size, 8 pages, subscribers name written in the left
NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, June 22, 1843 The front page has the Report, Of the Warden, Physician and Chaplain of New Hampshire State Prison, June Session, 1843. Takes two columns and concludes on pg. 2. Other news of the day includes: "The President's Route" "General Jackson" and much more. Several interesting advertisements as well. Stray writing above the masthead, ot... See More
THE MASSACHUSETTS PLOUGHMAN, April 6 - October 6, 1844
* Subscription form for a newspaper
* Cost of $1
A very interesting bit of ephemera for any early newspaper collection. Measures 2 1/2 by 7 1/4 in, some folds, minimal wear, generally very nice.
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, April 30, 1844 Taking much of the front page is: Mr. Van Buren's Letter on Annexation written from his Lindenwald estate, signed in type: M. Van Buren. Other news of the day includes: "New-York and Erie Railroad" "Drunkeness And Crime" "Matters At Washington" and much more. Lite foxing, mostly in the lower half, otherwise good.... See More
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 10, 1844 The top of page 2 has a graphic ad supporting Henry Clay as the Whig nomination for President (see). The front page has a curious illustrated ad for a runaway engraver (see). Four pages, slightly irregular at the spine, nice condition.
THE WELL-SPRING, Boston, Oct. 4, 1844 A tabloid-size paper with 4 pages: "Published Weekly, By The Massachusetts Sabbath School Society", as stated in the masthead. Religious content for Sunday school children. Nice masthead has 5 spiritual-like woodcuts. Some foxing & minor edge tears.
THE WELL-SPRING, Boston, Dec. 13, 1844 A weekly published by the Massachusetts Sabbath School Society as stated in the masthead. Mostly religious-related content for Sunday School youngsters, with a few related illustrations. Religious-themed masthead has five small illustrations with embellishments. A volume I issue (number 50). Quarto-size, 4 pgs., lite war, otherwise in good condition.
NEW YORK HERALD, February 25, 1845 Near the top of the front page is an ad: "To Rail Road Companies" for a new box car, with an illustration of it (see). Four pages, nice condition.
MILITARY JOURNAL, New York, December 20, 1845
* Uncommon title...
* United States military periodical...
A volume I issue (number 5) of this uncommon title "Devoted to the interests of the Military Institutions of the Republic" as stated in the masthead. Has various military-related content. Octavo-size, 16 pages.
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Sept. 15, 1846 Pg. 3 has a letter discussing the Santa Fe Army. Also a report about a discovery at a Poland, Ohio iron company: "Iron Made with Raw Bituminous Coal."
THE WELL-SPRING, Boston, Nov. 28, 1845 A tabloid-size paper with 4 pages: "Published Weekly, By The Massachusetts Sabbath School Society", as stated in the masthead. Religious content for Sunday school children. Nice masthead has 5 spiritual-like woodcuts. Some foxing & minor edge tears.
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 23, 1860 The ftpg. has a poem: "The House In The Meadow. By Louise Chandler Moulton". Moulton was one of the more famous female poets of the era.
EVENING POST, NY, September 3, 1847
* Thomas Hart Benton
* Missouri Senator
Page 2 has a report: "The honorary of L.L.D. was conferred on the Hon. Thomas H. Benton, at the late annual convention of the Missouri State University..."
Other news of the day includes: "Western Steamboat Disasters" "Money Digging" "Attempt To Kill" a... See More
THE ODD FELLOW, Boston, Jan., 1848 An "Extra" containing "A General Directory Of The Order Throughout The United States." Quarto-size, 8 pgs., with a somewhat ornate masthead.