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May 12, 1849
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, May 12, 1849 A page 3 report headed "Most Afflicting and Fatal Tumults In the City of New York" give details about the riot at the Astor Opera House that resulted in twenty-two deaths. The report says that amond those arrested was Ned Buntline, who supposedly helped precipitate the riot, and was later know for his dime novels and for dubbing William Cody as "Buf... See More
Item #152041THE WISCONSIN CHIEF from Milwaukee & Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin 1860. This newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper used during this time in history. This 4 page issue contains news of the day and several interesting advertisements that shows what life was like at this time. Rare and early from this far West.
Item #151973LYNCHBURG VIRGINIAN from Lynchburg, Virginia and dated: 1846. This newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper used during this time in history. This 4 page issue contains news of the day and several interesting advertisements that shows what life was like at this time.
March 24, 1829
NATIONAL GAZETTE, Phila., March 24, 1829 "University Of Pennsylvania" on the ftpg. lists the recent graduates of the medical school. There is also a report about the laying of the cornerstone of the new Medical Hall. Small hole in the second leaf, light fold rubbing, traces of foxing.
November 5, 1825
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, November 5, 1825 See the photo below for the historic report on the first boat to use the new Erie Canal, just opened. A short report yet historically significant. Also inside this issue is a report on an early execution for murder. The issue measures 6 by 9 inches with 16 pages. Nice condition.
October 25, 1823
THE NATIONAL GAZETTE AND LITERARY REGISTER, Phila., Oct. 25, 1823 "Reflections On Volcanos By Guy Lussac" takes three columns on the ftpg. and part of a column on pg. 2. These "reflections" were read before the Royal Academy at Paris. Traces of foxing, otherwise good.
March 31, 1859
GARDINER HOME JOURNAL, Maine, March 31, 1859 See the photo below for the nice page 2 article headed: "Pike's Peak" with the article talking about the travels there. Interesting, period item on this famous gold rush in Colorado! You get the complete 4 page issue which is in nice condition.
January 12, 1821
NEW ENGLAND GALAXY newspaper from Boston dated Jan. 12, 1821. More than half of the front page is taken up with the "Address Of The Carriers of the New England Galaxy". Also on the ftpg: "Pitcairn's Island". Various news of the day inside and ads as well. This is the complete, 4 page issue in nice condition save for various foxing.
December 19, 1835
THE UNITED STATES GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Dec. 19, 1835 Page 3 has the: "Inaugural Address Of Joseph Ritner", governor-elect of Pennsylvania. Very light dampstaining in the lower third of the lower half, a few traces of foxing in the address, otherwise good.
May 4, 1811
THE COLUMBIAN FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, May 4, 1811 Pg. 3 has a comparatively large illustrated ad for a "Wire Manufactory" with text. Ftpg. illustrated umbrella ad. Very nice shape.
March 24, 1821
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 24, 1821 "Laws of the U. States" on an inside page has a "Resolution, Providing for the Admission of Missouri into the Union on a Certain Condition" beginning: "Resolved...That Missouri shall be admitted into the union on an equal footing with the original states... upon the fundamental condition...that no law shall... See More
April 7, 1804
NEW-YORK HERALD, Apr. 7, 1804 The front page has a letter of appeal and a "Memorial" to the House of Representatives from Samuel Chase with regard to his impeachment. The memorial concludes on pg. 2. Both are signed in type: Samuel Chase. Minor rubbing on the ftpg., stray writing above the masthead, and a few traces of foxing.
March 1, 1845
NEW YORK SPECTATOR newspaper dated March 1, 1845. See the photo below for the interesting illustrated ad which appears on page 4 of this issue, for "Dr. Stephenson's Eye & Ear Infirmary". Unusual item. You get the complete 4 page issue in nice condition save for some edge tears and a waterstain in the lower one-third--neither of which affect the mentioned ad.
March 28, 1829
NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER newspaper from Phila. dated Mar. 28 1829. See the photo below for the very nice & quite unusual illustrated advertisement for Rodgers Table Fork, with details. Fascinating! You get the complete, 4 page issue which is in nice condition.
November 9, 1856
PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES ,Nov. 9,1856 An early sporting journal subtitled: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage." Taking nearly a fullpg. inside are the lyrics and music for the "Lager Bier Song." Small tears at the top affect each leaf, otherwise good.
January 8, 1816
CONNECTICUT MIRROR, Hartford, Jan. 8, 1816 Taking 2 columns on pg. 2 is: "The Close Of Revolution And The Close Of The Year. Addressed To The Readers Of The Connecticut Mirror" being the carrier's address. Good.
April 2, 1835
PATRIOT AND DEMOCRAT EXTRA, Hartford, Conn., Apr. 2, 1835 Contains political content relative to upcoming state elections. Fold wear on the first leaf causes a few small holes, plus fold foxing, mostly to the ftpg.
August 17, 1836
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.
January 1, 1859
HALL'S JOURNAL OF HEALTH, New York, January, 1859 Contains tips and anecdotes for healthy living, plus various topical reports. Octavo-size, 12 pgs. browned a bit, otherwise good. A volume I issue.
Item #151489THE PITTSBURGH RECORDER, Pennsylvania, 1822 Here is a volume one issue of a quite uncommon and very early octavo-size newspaper. Seems to be a primarily religious, although some other items as well. A 16 page issue, various foxing throughout, measures 5 by 8-1/2 inches. Very difficult to find a periodical from Pittsburgh before the Civil War, let alone this early.
Item #151416THE STAR , London, England, 1813 This newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rags when making newsprint at that time.
This 4 page issue contains news of the day and various interesting advertisements which give a sense of what life was like during the War of 1812. This issue has a partial red-ink stamps on the upper right hand corner. See!
July 3, 1811
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL EXTRA newspaper from Boston, dated July 3, 1811. The entire 4 page issue is taken up with "Hon. Robert Smith's Address to the People of The United States" concerning his resignation as Secretary of State. Issue was never trimmed, measures about 10 1/2 by 15 1/2 inches. Very nice condition! Uncommon EXTRA.
September 5, 1843
THE UNITED STATES GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 5, 1843 Page 2 has a "For President, Henry Clay, of Kentucky..." advertisement. Some news of the day, but mostly ads & notices, many with include small illustrations.
Complete four pages, rejoined at the spine, otherwise in good condition.
Item #151335NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, 1801-1802 A general "newsy" newspaper of the era with a nice woodcut of a soaring Mercury in the masthead. Some light foxing, untrimmed. Actual dates vary, but the issue will be similar in look and condition to that shown, and will date from 1801-1802.
January 1, 1836
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.
July 7, 1860
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, July 7, 1860 A page 6 report headed: "From the Pike's Peak Region" gives details about the Indians, the topography, various communities, and the impact of the gold discoveries. Takes nearly a column. In good condition.
February 7, 1814
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 7, 1814 The last page has an ad for: "Diseases of the Eyes Are Attended To By Joshua Thomas, M. D." Above this a woodcut of an eye. Generally good condition.
December 20, 1831
NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Dec. 20, 1831 Pg. 2 has a letter signed: H. Clay, concerning his possible nomination for President. More on him on pg. 3 as well. Some scattered foxing, generally nice. Folio-size, 4 pages.
December 25, 1839
THE MADISONIAN, Washington, Dec. 25, 1839 Taking three columns on pg. 2 and five columns on pg. 3 is the President's "Message". It is signed in type: M. Van Buren. Acid-free tape mend to an irregular tear near the masthead, plus a small, barely noticeable tape mend in the text of the address, otherwise very good. Nice to have in a Washington paper.
Item #151172THE BALANCE, Hudson, N.Y., 1807 Has the text of a political speech, and various news reports. Quarto-size with 4 pgs., in vey good condition.
November 6, 1851
THE CIRCULAR, from Brooklyn, New York, dated November 6, 1851 Printed by the Oneida community, this was actually the continuation of the Free Church Circular but was designated as the Vol. I, No. 1 by the editor. Published by the folks of the Oneida Community, this is actually, as stated on page 2, the continuation of the Free Church Circular.
The frontpage of the issue has an interestin... See More
January 14, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 14, 1860 (Winslow Homer print only!). Full page Homer print: "The Sleighing Season--The Upset". Two light stains and a bit of loss at the top of the print, plus 2 smaller stains in the upper margin. Small archival mend in the outer margin.
February 23, 1861
THE HOME JOURNAL, NY, Feb. 23, 1861. Has many topical reports, some literary content & ads. Very small hole in the second leaf, otherwise nice.
May 23, 1807
NEW-YORK EVENING POST, May 23, 1807. Has bits of news and many ads. Pg. 2 has a report about the "Botanic Garden of South Carlina". Vintage writing above the masthead, otherwise generally good.
January 3, 1811
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Jan. 3, 1811 Taking nearly a full column on the ftpg. is the: "New Year's Address" being the Carrier's Address to the patrons of this newspaper. Other news and advertisements of the day.
Complete in four pages, rejoined at the spine, otherwise nice.
January 31, 1818
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 31, 1818 This issue contains on the back page a rather small, classified-type ad with a small heading: "GUITAR" with the text of the ad reading: "For sale cheap--a new, elegant and superior toned English Guitar, together with instruction book, strings, etc. Inquire at the Centinel Counting Room".
Have you ever seen an earlier ad for a gui... See More
April 9, 1859
GLEASON'S WEEKLY LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, April 9, 1859 Talk about an ornate masthead--see the photos for not only one of the larger mastheads, but one of the most ornate and handsome to be had of the 19th century. Nice & quite large illus. of a 3 masted ship, with other embellishments.
This issue has many tears at the edge, a few extending into the prints or text, but fortunately ... See More
August 29, 1804
MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, dated Aug. 29, 1804. Click on the camera below to see the interesting page 2 article headed: "Counterfeit Bank Notes" with a brief article on this problem in Virginia. An early item and great to have in a period newspaper. Scattered foxing throughout, 4 pages, minimal edge wear, generally good.
December 14, 1824
AMERICAN STATESMAN AND CITY REGISTER, Boston, Massachusetts, December 14, 1824 Taking all of the ftpg. and concluding on pg. 2 is the "President's Message". Signed in type on pg. 2: James Monroe.
Complete in four pages with the front page having light rubbing, some dirtiness at the top, and just a few traces of foxing.
February 15, 1840
BAY STATE DEMOCRAT, Boston, Feb. 15, 1840 Issue has numerous ads, including one on the ftpg. for "Patent Balances And Scales" which has three small illustrations of scales or balances. Good condition. Note: The images shown are stock photos of a similar issue to show the look, condition, masthead, and actual balance/scales image you will receive.
April 5, 1827
MANUFACTURER'S & FARMER'S JOURNAL, April 5, 1827. A front page "Act" making appropriations for the purchase of books for the Library of Congress is signed in type: John Quincy Adams. Area of foxing, more so in masthead, otherwise good condition.
October 4, 1844
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.
February 22, 1861
NEW YORK TIMES, February 22, 1861. Page two has: "Important Decision" "The Slave-trader--Evidence--Presumptions" which is about a district court case, "The United States, vs. The Bark Kate and Her Cargo".
March 25, 1848
THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Connecticut, March 25, 1848 Page 2 has: "Revolution in France!", "Abdication and Flight of Louis Phillippe", "500 Lives Lost", "A Provisional Govt. Appointed and a Republic Proclaimed".
Other news and advertisements, some which are illustrated, are within.
Complete in four pages and is in good condition.
March 10, 1848
UNITED STATES AND TRUE AMERICAN, Phila., Mar. 10, 1848 Has numerous ads, and a very ornate woodcut in the masthead. Piece missing at the lower left corner affects each leaf, otherwise good.
December 9, 1857
THE EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Ind., Dec. 9, 1857 "The Presidents Message" on pg. 3 is an editorial that analyzes & critiques. A few edge tears.
December 25, 1846
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.
December 8, 1855
BALLOUS PICTORIAL, Dec. 8, 1855 Ftpg. illus. of: "William M. Thackeray". "Sketches in Spain" includes 7 illus. including "The Royal Palace at Madrid". Bkpg. has a "General View of Newport, R.I." taking less than 1/4 pg. Text also.
March 12, 1847
WASHINGTON REPUBLICAN, Salem, Indiana, March 12, 1847 This newspaper is in nice condition (except for light waterstaining) due to the use of cotton and rags when making newsprint at that time.
This issue contains various news of the day and interesting advertisements, providing a taste of what life was like in this town from during the Mexican War.
A very early issue for a newspaper from ... See More
July 3, 1811
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL EXTRA, Boston, Massachusetts, July 3, 1811 A four page extra containing the "Hon. Robert's Smith's Address To the People of the United States" being his explanation that led to his resignation as Secretary of State. Sources say that he was actually dismissed by President Madison.
Complete in four pages measuring 15 by 10 inches, untrimmed and in good conditi... See More
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