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July 12, 1828
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 12, 1828 Starting on page 316 and continuing through page 325 are considerable details regarding the July 4 dedication ceremonies of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (the oldest railroad in the United States), which included the last living signor of the Declaration of Independence, Charles Carroll (Senator of Maryland) performing the groundbreaki... See More
July 18, 1818
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 18, 1818 Of importance is the multi-page printing of former President James Madison's Address to the Agricultural Society of Albermarle.
The Wiley Online Library, in regards to this lengthy address, states the following: "James Madison's 1818 Address to the Albemarle Agricultural Society offers new insight into the diverse historiog... See More
September 7, 1811
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 7, 1811 This was the first issue published: "Vol. 1 No. 1" as noted in the masthead. The entire front page is taken up with: "The Editor To The Public" in which he details what the newspaper is to be about (see for portions). Page 10 has a chart of: "Total Expenses, Of the War for Independence with a Statement of All the Troops i... See More
Item #654167THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, March, 1807 Under: "Abstract of Foreign Occurrences" is a brief yet notable report: "The American Congress has passed a bill for the abolition of the slave trade, by a majority of 24---the numbers being ayes 73, noes 49." This refers to the significant "Act Prohibiting Importation of Slaves" which was signed into la... See More
October 17, 1822
THE PITTSBURGH RECORDER, Pennsylvania, October 17, 1822 The volume 1 number 49 issue of a quite uncommon and very early periodical from Western Penna.
Articles within are: "Russia, as a Field for Missionary Effort"; "Anecdote of Boerhave"; "Christian Fidelity"; "Pittsburgh Sabbath School Association"; "Latest from Europe" and more.
Si... See More
July 28, 1812
THE ANTIGALLICAN MONITOR & ANTI-CORSICAN CHRONICLE, London, July 28, 1811 Published by Lewis Goldsmith, of Portuguese-Jewish extraction. Previous to publishing this newspaper he spend much time in France acting as a "secret agent" to Napoleon, including efforts to kidnap King Louis XVIII. Goldsmith escaped to England in 1809 & by 1811 he founded this newspaper (subseq... See More
April 22, 1854
GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, April 22, 1854 The ftpg. has an allegorical print of "April". Prints inside include: "The New Custom House, Charleston, South Carolina"; four prints of Indianapolis buildings including the "State House" & "Insane Hospital"; a back page print of "Market Square, Melbourne" and "Prince's Bridge, Melb... See More
July 17, 1859
THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 17, 1859
* Battle of Solferino, Italy
* Second Italian War of Independence
The front page has one column headings: "News From Europe" "Additional Details of the Battle of Solferino" "Blunders of the Emperor of Austria on the Field" and more. Lengthy text here.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.... See More
April 4, 1865
NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 4, 1865 See the photos for this terrific and extremely graphic issue reporting the capture of Richmond, which essentially meant the end of the Confederacy. Lee would surrender to Grant at Appomattox just 5 days later. The first column heads read: "VIRGINIA ! " "Richmond and Petersburg Taken ! " "Colored Troops the First to Enter the Slaveho... See More
October 31, 1843
PENNSYLVANIA INQUIRER & NATIONAL GAZETTE, from Philadelphia, October 31, 1843.
* Martin Chuzzlewit
* Boz - Charles Dickens
The front page has the continuation of: "A New Story By Boz." "The Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit His Relatives, Friends, & Enemies" by Charles Dickens. Text takes up over three columns on the front page.
Complete in four pages, go... See More
July 21, 1854
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, July 21, 1854 Starting on the bottom of the 3rd column on page 4 and continuing through nearly all of column 4 is the untitled article themed (on the "works of Karl Marx website), "The Details of the Insurrection at Madrid - The Austro-Prussian Summons - The New Austrian Loan - Wallachia," which is written by Karl Marx, and is signed in block type: KARL... See More
August 7, 1854
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, August 7, 1854 Starting at the bottom of the 3rd column on page 5 and continuing through the middle of the 2nd column on page 6 is the article, "THE WAR DEBATES IN PARLIAMENT," which is written by Karl Marx, and is signed in block type: KARL MARX.
Note: This is an interesting issue which provides the opportunity for a collector to own an original/authenti... See More
January 24, 1859
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 24, 1859 Starting on the bottom of the 3rd column on page 4 and continuing through nearly all of column 4 is the untitled article themed (on the "works of Karl Marx website), "On Italian Unity," which is written by Karl Marx. Although unsigned, it is identified as his writing on the same site - which also prints the text of the article.
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February 1, 1859
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, February 1, 1859 Page 3 has the 1+ column article, "AFFAIRS IN PRUSSIA," which is an article written by the NY Tribune foreign correspondent, Karl Marx. Also included on page 3 is, "THE MONEY PANIC IN EUROPE," which is a collaborative report by the team of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, foreign correspondents for the New York Tribune. Although bot... See More
July 8, 1854
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, July 8, 1854 Page 4 has the 2 column article, "STATE OF THE RUSSIAN WAR," which is a collaborative report by the team of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, foreign correspondents for the New York Tribune. Although unsigned, the website headed, "Articles By Marx In The New York Tribune," identifies it as such (along with others).
Note: This is an in... See More
June 6, 1854
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 6, 1854 This is an interesting issue, and an opportunity to own an original, 19th century newspaper containing an article written by Friedrich Engels, who along with Karl Marx became the most recognized communist revolutionaries of all time. Prior to becoming known for the political efforts, both men were foreign correspondents for the New York Tribune.
Page 4 has a... See More
May 20, 1854
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, May 20, 1854 This is an interesting issue, and an opportunity to own an original, 19th century newspaper containing an article written by Friedrich Engels, who along with Karl Marx became the most recognized communist revolutionaries of all time. Prior to becoming known for the political efforts, both men were foreign correspondents for the New York Tribune.
Page 4 has a... See More
November 27, 1854
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, November 27, 1854 This is an interesting issue, and an opportunity to own an original, 19th century newspaper containing an article written by Friedrich Engels, who along with Karl Marx became the most recognized communist revolutionaries of all time. Prior to becoming known for the political efforts, both men were foreign correspondents for the New York Tribune.
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January 14, 1826
THE NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, January 14, 1826
* Maryland Jew Bill becomes law
Under the heading "Maryland" is a very nice editorialized report acknowledging the very recent approval of the "Jew Bill" which allowed--for the first time--Jews to hold public office in the state of Maryland. The report reads in part: "The affairs of our stat... See More
July 17, 1804
THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN , Hudson, New York, July 17, 1804 (dateline misprint has 1803) Near the bottom of page 7 is a black-bordered report in "The Knell" which gives an early report on the death of Alexander Hamilton. It reads in part: "At New York, on Thursday last, of a wound received the morning previous, in a duel with Col. Burr, Gen. ALEXANDER HAMILTON. We are not en... See More
April 13, 1803
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, April 13, 1803 The front page has an advertisement headed "Gilbert Stuart", noting in part: "...G. Stuart takes this opportunity, likewise, to apprise the public that he has pursued the necessary steps...to protect his works for the future from the illiberal and injurious piracy which has hitherto been committed upon them..." an... See More
June 17, 1848
THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, June 17, 1848 Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, 14 years before the Civil War.
The ftpg. has four "Acts & Resolutions Passed at the First Session of the 30th Congress", the first signed in type by the President: James... See More
August 13, 1858
NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 13, 1858 A full column of the ftpg. is on the gold discoveries & mining in the Northwest with: "The Frazer River Gold Mines" "Disappointment, Revulsion of Feeling & Suffering Among the Miners" "Important Gold Discoveries in Washington Territory" with more (see) including over half of page 2 as well.
The ftpg. also has: ""... See More
January 28, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 28, 1860 This issue features a very nice doublepage centerfold: "Skating On the Ladies' Skating Pond in the Central Park, New York" by famed artist Winslow Homer. Also inside is an illustration of: "The Late Lord Macaulay" & article as well.
Complete in sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.... See More
June 3, 1803
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, June 3, 1803 The top of the back page has a small advertisement for "The Rev. M. L. Weems", more popularly known as Parson Weems, the ad noting: "Is hereby authorized to solicit of the Ladies and Gentlemen of Philadelphia their subscriptions to the History of General George Washington."
Parson Weems was an author who wrote the... See More
March 13, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 13, 1813 Being from the midst of the War of 1812 it is not surprise that much of the content within these pages related to the war, with some nice battle (land and naval) reports.
But the key content in this issue is found in the "Supplementary" issue which accompanies it, containing on pages 1 thru 4 an: "Interesting Biography" &quo... See More
July 22, 1829
PROVIDENCE PATRIOT & COLUMBIAN PHOENIX, Rhode Island, 1829 A lot of 20 issues each with fine reporting of news of the day, plus ads, some having a nice engraving of a phoenix rising from the fire. All cleanly cut at the spine, a few clear tape mends throughout, irregular at the spine, nice condition.
March 10, 1820
THE RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN, Providence, 1820 A lot of twenty issues of this newspapers with much news of the day and a wealth of ads, including many illustrated ship ads. Each issue cleanly loose at the spine, some foxing, perhaps a few minor problems, generally good condition.
March 10, 1860
WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, 1860-1861 A collection of 14 issues of this sporting newspaper, issues containing reports on various sports including horse racing and baseball. Each is complete in 16 pages but mostly loose at the spine, various fraying at margins, generally 2nd rate condition.
Item #653579NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, 1853-1856 Offered is an issue dated in the mid-1850's which provides the opportunity for a collector to own an original/authentic newspaper with an article written by Friedrich Engels, the communist revolutionary who would become more famous after his death than during his lifetime. Along with Marx, Engels wrote both "The Condition of the Working Class in Eng... See More
March 15, 1843
THE PERFECTIONIST, Putney, Vermont, March 15, 1843 One of the earliest Oneida Community titles we have, from shortly after its formal beginning. This small folio-size newspaper only published twice a month, by J. H. Noyes & J. L. Skinner. Within these 4 pages the editors espouse their Christian philosophy which became the foundation of the Oneida movement, which would take on greater... See More
May 29, 1841
THE LOG CABIN, New York, May 29, 1841 The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election, its success carrying over to many issues beyond the inauguration--including this one.
Four pages, an engraving of a log cabin in the masthead, some foxing generally good.
September 15, 1842
EMANCIPATOR AND FREE AMERICAN, Boston, Sept. 15, 1842 A newspaper focused on freedom for slaves. Page 2 has an illustrated notice for: "James G. Birney for President...". Articles include: "Treatment of Slaves" "A Crumb For the Abolitionists" "Church Action on Slavery" "White Slaves of the North" and more.
Four pages, various foxing, good co... See More
August 31, 1860
DAILY ATLAS AND BEE, Boston, Aug. 31, 1860 This was obviously a Republican newspaper, as near the top of the front page is campaign ad supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN, of Maine" and noting Nov. 6 as the date for the election (see). The ftpg. also has a bit stating the newspaper: "...its earnest support to the Repub... See More
October 8, 1831
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 8, 1831 The back page has most of a column headed: "American Slaves In The Bahamas" which is a report concerning a slave ship which wrecked on one of the Bahama Islands and the slaves--bound from an Atlantic port to New Orleans--taken into the Bahamas.
Also near the back is: "Cherokee Gold Mines" in Georgia.
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October 1, 1831
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, October 1, 1831 Within this issue is an interesting article headed: "Negro College" coming from New Haven,and the text beginning: "Our readers, no doubt, will be surprised at the caption of this paragraph & will wonder what we mean by 'Negro college'. We will inform them that we mean, without any jesting, to say that ther... See More
October 8, 1836
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 8, 1836 The bottom of the ftpg. has a brief report: "Mexico and Texas" which begins: "Advices...that on the 20th, gen. Urrea issued a violent proclamation against the Texians and Americans, grounded on the supposition that the United States government had acknowledged the independence of Texas & sent troops to its assistance...&q... See More
October 29, 1836
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 29, 1836 Near the back is an historic report headed: "Col. Dodge's Expedition To The Rocky Mountains". In this notable expedition Dodge & his dragoons was charged with contacting the Indian tribes across the Central Plains to the Rockies as far west as the Mexican border. Nice text & a lengthy list of Indian tribes (see).... See More
June 21, 1834
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 21, 1834 An inside page has a very early report of the death of Lafayette: "...By a late arrival we learn that the good LAFAYETTE died on the 20th May in the 77th year of his age. the papers are filled with tributes of respect to his memory. He was the illustrious link between the past age & the present--the man of two worlds."
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June 21, 1834
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 21, 1834 An inside page has a very early report of the death of Lafayette: "...By a late arrival we learn that the good LAFAYETTE died on the 20th May in the 77th year of his age. the papers are filled with tributes of respect to his memory. He was the illustrious link between the past age & the present--the man of two worlds."&... See More
July 31, 1847
THE DAILY UNION, City of Washington, July 31, 1847 Page 2 has: "The Peace Rumors" which talks about possible peace terms to end the Mexican-American War (see).
Four pages, very nice condition.
January 31, 1820
THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, Jan. 31, 1820
* George III of the United Kingdom
* Death - best title to be had ?
A very historic report of the death of the King with the ftpg. beginning with the announcement datelined: "Whitehall, January 31, 1820". The text begins: "On Saturday afternoon at thirty-five minutes past eight o'clock, our late Most Gracious Sove... See More
May 3, 1838
EXTRA GLOBE, Washington, May 3, 1838 There would appear to have been three titles with this name as Miles ("The People's Voice") notes a campaign newspaper from 1832 and another from 1836. This is the one founded in 1834. In its first issue it noted: "The Extra Globe, which we publish today, is the beginning of the series of weekly papers in which it is our intention to co... See More
March 4, 1841
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 4, 1841 A terrific newspaper for the content found on page 3, which has considerable detail on the plans for the inauguration of William Henry Harrison which happened on the day this newspaper was printed.
The first column is taken up with: "Arrangements For the Inauguration of the President Elect, on the Fourth of March, 1841: with... See More
July 24, 1858
NEW YORK HERALD, July 24, 1858 Page 5 begins with column heads: "One Week Later From Utah" "The Entrance of General Johnston into Salt Lake City--Proclamation of Governor Cumming, etc." The article includes: "The Mormons remain at Provo yet, not wishing to bring their females near the soldier boys. They are living there...in tents, whilst their comfortable homes in t... See More
April 12, 1803
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, April 12, 1803 The middle of the front page has an advertisement headed "Gilbert Stuart", noting in part: "...G. Stuart takes this opportunity, likewise, to apprise the public that he has pursued the necessary steps...to protect his works for the future from the illiberal and injurious piracy which has hitherto been committed upon th... See More
January 15, 1800
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 15, 1800 The front page has: "Funeral Solemnities, In Honor Of The Memory Of The Now Sainted Washington. 'A Nation's Gratitude is exhibited in these Testimonials.'"
Hereafter are reports about the solemn tributes in honor of the death of the illustrious Washington "At Old York" "At Berwick" "At Hingham"&nbs... See More
Item #653287THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1801 There is a very small & inconspicuous item near the back under the "Obituary with Anecdotes of Remarkable Persons" section an entry reading: "At his house in Gloucester place, Brigadier-general Arnold. His remains were interred on the 21st, at Brompton. Seven mourning coaches and four state carriages formed the cavalcade.&quo... See More
October 19, 1816
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 19, 1816 The issue begins with over 2 pages being a dateline of the major battle of the Napoleonic War in Europe & the efforts of Napoleon, near the end of which is an entry: "1815 - Waterloo or Mount St. Jean--Bonaparte, after a most destructive battle,...against the allies under Wellington & Blucher, is defeated and totally rou... See More
February 20, 1830
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 20, 1830 Page 5 has a number of brief yet interesting items, including: "Key West - Com. Porter has written a letter saying that 'the harbor of Key West, is...the best harbor in the United States..." with more. Also: "Mobile has become a place of much business...has a fine inland trade by steam boats...". "Pirates"... See More
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