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WEEKLY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, April 6, 1850 At the top of first column on page 2 is a report: "Death Of Mr. Calhoun" which announces the death of this political giant and provides a few details about his career. Taking the rest of pages 2 & 3 are the various testimonials given in the Senate and House by Calhouns colleagues. Page 3 also has details about Calhouns funeral and the orde... See More
NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT & STATE GAZETTE, Concord, April 16, 1821
* Six James Monroe Acts
* Signed in type by James Monroe
On the front page under a woodcut of an eagle are six "Acts" and "A resolution authorizing the President...to cause astronomical observations to be made, to ascertain the Longitude of the Capitol, in...Washington, from some known meridian in Europe"... See More
UNITED STATES GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Jan. 25, 1810
*Napoleon type signature...
*Adieu to Love...
The back page of this issue has the "Fontaineblue Decree" signed in type: Napoleon. Concerned the import and export of "colonial produce". This issue also has: "Manuscript Fugitive Poetry, No. II, An Adieu To Love". Uneven at the spine, sma... See More
*Franklin Pierce Informs the Senate of His Resignation
*Textual Sketch of Pierce's Career
A page 2 letter signed in type: Franklin Pierce informs the Senate of his resignation from that body. Also a textual sketch of Pierce's career under "The Honorable Franklin Pierce". First leaf has a small hole in unrelated content, f
THE PLOUGH BOY, Albany, New York, May 5, 1821
*"Mr Buchanan on Slavery" by James Buchanan
An uncommon title containing mostly agricultural-related content. The masthead has a woodcut of a farmer plowing a field. This issue contains an address from the Agricultural Society of the County of Oneida, signed by Thomas R. Gold. There is also a letter titled: "Mr. Buchana... See More
* Maria Antoinette Jones
Has literary content, topical items, bits of news and ads. A volume I issue (number 3) of this uncommon title. Feature article concerns Maria Antoinette Jones. Folio-size, 4 pages., foxing in the margins, otherwise in nice condition.
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, December 2, 1820
* Struggle for the throne of Hawaii
Within this issue is a report headed: "South Sea Islands" which reads in part: "Since the death of Tamahamaha, king of the Sandwich Islands, we hear there has been a desperate battle fought for the right of succession to the crown. It terminated in the dethronement of the young pr... See More
AMERICAN PENNY MAGAZINE AND FAMILY NEWSPAPER, New York, August 2, 1845. This small sized 16 page newspaper has a front page woodcut of Niagara Falls which measures 6 x 4 inches. Text concerning these falls starts on the front page and continues to page 3. Good condition.
GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, July 24, 1852 Nice ftpg. portrait of Henry Clay seated at a chair with a dog resting on the floor, plus text. Two page article inside has nearly a halfpg. view of Newport, Rhode Island plus a "View Of the First Beach" and four smaller illus. of notable landmarks. Bkpg. has two illus. of the Clay Medal, and a halfpg: "View Of The Blind Asyl... See More
GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, May 20, 1854.
* Illustration of the Madison, Wisconsin capital building
* Illustration of the Tomb of the Martyrs, Brooklyn
* Illustration of Oldtown, Maine
GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Oct. 1, 1853 Halfpg. inside has a view of: " The Narrows, from Staten Island, New York". Third of a pg: " Steamboat Landing, Foot Of Lake George". Nearly a fullpg: "The Great California Cedar Tree".
MANCHESTER REPRESENTATIVE, Manchester, N.H., Sept. 2, 1842 On pg. 2 under "A Treaty" is the text of the Webster-Ashburton Treaty, signed in type: Ashburton & Daniel Webster. Treaty settled various disputes between the U.S. and Great Britain, including the northeastern boundary with Canada. Three areas of lite to moderate foxing, with a bit in the text of the treaty.
NORTHERN STAR, AND WARREN AND BRISTOL GAZETTE, Warren, R.I., Feb. 3, 1827 A volume I issue (number 50) of this uncommon title. Has national and state legislative business, brief news items and ads. Lite wear, bit of stray writing in the margin above the masthead, minor ink stain, some lite staining in the margins, lite foxing.
NEW-YORKER, Aug. 8, 1835 Back page poem: " To The Appenines. By W. C. Bryant." Staining in the lower left corner affects each leaf, archival mend to a minor margin tear on the first leaf, some foxing. 4 pages.
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.
NICHOLS JOURNAL, N.Y., May 13, 1854 Described in the masthead as: "A Weekly Newspaper, Devoted To Health, Intelligence, Freedom; Individual And Social Harmony." A volume II issue of this uncommon title containing literary-related content, topical items, and a few ads. Note: Gregory has no listing for this title. In very good condition.
LITERARY SUBALTERN, Providence, Jan. 6, 1829.
A folio-size newspaper with four pages, contains some literary content but also news, commentary and ads. This is the volume I, number 2 issue of this uncommon title. Note: Gregory has no listing for this title. Small part of the lower spine is a bit irregular, scattered lite foxing, with slightly more in the margins.
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NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT & STATE GAZETTE, Concord, November 2, 1848
The top of the first column on page 2 contains an illustrated ad supporting "Lewis Cass for President" and William O. Butler for Vice President (see photo). Various news of the day & a wealth of ads. Very nice condition. PLEASE NOTE: The photo is for referencing of the type of ad that you will be... See More
BOSTON COMMERCIAL GAZETTE, May 21, 1818.
On pg. 2 under "Domestic" and "Of The Indian War" is an "intelligence" report from an officer about the operations of General Jackson. Mentions the conflagration of the Indian town Missiskauki and that Jackson "..proceeded to St. Marks--the Spanish garrison surrendered...and [he] had arrived at Pensacola.." The rep... See More
THE AGE (EXTRA), Augusta, Maine., July 10, 1846 Has state legislative business, news reports, content from the Democratic State Convention and ads. Uncommon from the capital of Maine. Small folio-size, 4 pages in nice condition.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 17, 1859 This issues contains the following prints, articles and/or ads: Mack's Life-Saving Raft, Parce's Hoisting Crane, Hooper's Improved Steam Boiler, Horn's Improved Sugar-Cane Crusher. Hunter's Broadcast Seeding Machine. It has an irregular spine but otherwise is in good condition. See photo for additional de... See More
Lite staining and occasional foxing at the corners, lite foxing to unrelated text on the back page.
DAILY AMERICAN ORGAN, Washington, D.C., July 7, 1856 The inset shows the pg. 2 endorsement of the American Party or " Know-Nothing" candidates. Below this is a "Circular" announcing that "... satisfactory arrangements for the...maintenance of the AMERICAN ORGAN as an authoritative and advocate of the principles of the American Party, have been completed." Front page has the "Platform ... See More
THE NEW-YORKER, Sept. 27, 1834 An interesting pg. 3 report begins: "A great discovery in Chemistry, has...been made by Dr. Reichenback, of Germany; he having succeeded in extracting from tar and smoke a hitherto unknown substance which he calls Kreosot..." and more. A few traces of foxing.
BOSTON COMMERCIAL & POLITICAL GAZETTE, Boston, Massachusetts, May 17, 1802 On the bkpg. under "Definitive Treaty" is the text of a famous treaty known as the Treaty of Amiens which brought a brief lull to the Napoleonic Wars and relaxed trade restraints affecting American shipping. Signed in type by Bonaparte, Cornwallis and two other gentlemen. Archival mends to a few minor te... See More
THE STATESMAN, N.Y., June 30, 1826.
Page 2 has a brief report about a destructive storm at New Harmony. Also a detailed report on pg. 3 about the sheep-shearing festival on Nantucket. Some rubbing and areas of foxing, with some in the sheep-shearing report.
WALTONS DAILY JOURNAL, Montpelier, Vt., Oct. 27, 1854 Taking all of the ftpg. is a report: "National Baby Show" "Young America In Arms". Pg. 2 report: "Additional Particulars Concerning The Fate Of Sir John Franklin And His Companions". Small folio-size, in good condition.
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 SUN, New York, June 18, 1835
Pg 2 has an early railroad report stating that "The Patterson and Hudson River Railroad, have...placed a locomotive engine in operation...so that the facilities for a rapid intercourse between Patterson and this city are greatly increased."
This issue is complete in 4 pages and is in good condition. Small folio-size. Other news and advertisements o... See More
DUBLIN PENNY JOURNAL, Dublin , Ireland, March 2, 1833. An engraving showing a view of Dundrum Castle takes half the ftpg. Detailed article about the castle. Nearly a full page (vertical) engraving inside: "St. Marys Church, with the Breach made by Cromwell, 1649". A volume I issue (number 36). Quarto-size, 8 pgs., traces of foxing.
BOSTON COMMERCIAL GAZETTE, May 22, 1820 Pg. 2 has: "AN ACT to limit the term of office for certain officers therein named, and for other purposes", signed in type: James Monroe. Under "Missouri" is a report mentioning an election "... to form a state Constitution...". Typical ads, including an illustrate ship ad, are present. Lite foxing.
SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Mass., June 5, 1838.
On pg. 2 under "Disgraceful Conflict" is a detailed account of the events that resulted in a fight on the floor of the House between John Bell and H. L. Turney, both from Tennessee. Bell would later be a presidential candidate for the Constitutional Union party in 1860. Occasional foxing.
SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Mass., June 21, 1822 A detailed report under "The Unicorn" describes the head of a beast killed in Africa and then brought to a museum in London. Includes an engraving of the beasts head which resembles a rhinoceros, although some thought it to be the "Unicorn of Holy Writ". First leaf has a small piece missing in the outer margin, occasional foxing.
DAILY NEWS from Newburgh, NY and dated September 23, 1857. This 4 page newspaper is in good condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this time in history. This issue has news of the day & many interesting advertisements which gives a good idea how life was back then. A nice issue from this Southern New York town.
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 24, 1810 A page 2 report "From Washington" says: "I have the satisfaction to inform you that the Supreme Court...affirmed the judgement in the Courts below, unanimously on all the points, in favor of the Yazoo claims. We understand that in this case the Judges gave their opinions seriatim.", and a bit more. Rubbing in unrelated text, some... See More
CHARLESTON COURIER, Charleston, South Carolina, September 12, 1849
Pg. 3 has an ad for the "New Orleans Circus" which includes details and a woodcut of an equestrian performance. Lists North, Stickney & Jones as the proprietors. Archival mend to a small tear along the fold on each leaf, otherwise in nice condition.
PORTERS SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, N.Y., Feb. 18, 1858 Ftpg. has: "A Winter In Florida: Extracts From The Diary Of A Sportsman". Narrow piece clipped from text of an inside leaf, minor loss to two lower corners inside, a few foxing spots, occasional foxing as well.
DAILY NEWS from Newburgh, NY and dated March 10, 1858. This 4 page newspaper is in good condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this time in history. This issue has news of the day & many interesting advertisements which gives a good idea how life was back then. A nice issue from this Southern New York town.
NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Dec. 15, 1818 On the ftpg. under "Arbuthnot" are the charges and specifications pertaining to Alexander Arbuthots court martial ordered by Andrew Jackson. Rubbing and some lite dirtiness does not affect this report.
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, June 28, 1859 On the ftpg. under "Gold In Kansas" is part of a detailed account which describes the scene at the gold region at Pikes Peak. Also another report: "Crossing Niagara Falls On A Tight Rope" re. Mons. Blondin. Occasional foxing in the margins.
COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, N.Y., July 20, 1829 Has many ads, including one on pg. 3 for "Moodys Patent Portable Ovens". Includes a woodcut of an oven used with a charcoal furnace. The oven emitted very little heat and could be used in the home or "out of doors". A bit uneven at the spine.
NEW HAMPSHIRE STATESMAN from Concord NH and dated August 9, 1856. This 4 page newspaper is in good condition (except for small ad clipped out on the 2nd leaf) due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this time in history. This issue has news of the day & many interesting advertisements which gives a good idea how life was back then. A nice issue from this Southern New Hampshire city.... See More
GLEASON'S PICTORIAL LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP newspaper from Boston, dated Dec. 3, 1859. This quite ornate newspaper contains on the back page a story titled "Five Hundred A Year"which was written specifically for this newspaper (scarce as such) by Horatio Alger, Jr. (see photos). Complete 8 page issue, various tears at the margins not no problems affecting the Alger story.... See More