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Item #153036ADVOCATE OF PEACE, (Hartford, Connecticut), 1834. An interesting magazine which has war as its theme, and the value of peace as opposed to war. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Forty-six pages measuring 9"x6", disbound without outer wrappers.
Item #153002NEW-ORLEANS PRICE CURRENT, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1851 As the title would suggest, this four page paper is focused on the economy and prices of hundreds of items. But there is some news of the day as well. A wealth of ads, including all of pgs. 1 & 4. Light browning at the margins, generally nice.
July 14, 1860
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 14, 1860 This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations and/or photos of the latest inventions of the day including the following invention(s). (see). These illustrations also have text that goes along with them.
Very interesting advertisements as well, back in the day when many of the normal things we use today were just being invente... See More
October 29, 1831
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, October 29, 1831 Page 2 includes a rather brief report headed "Gen. Nat" which reads: "It is believed that this distinguished leader of the blacks at the massacre in Virginia, was drowned, in attempting to cross New river. So says a letter to the governor of the state." This report proved to be untrue as he was hanged a month l... See More
Item #152704DAILY NEWS from Newburgh, New York, 1857. This 4 page newspaper is in good condition with various news of the day, both local & national. A wealth of illustrated ads as well The exact date in the photo may not be the one you receive but will be similar & the same year.Minimal wear, mostly nice.
January 29, 1853
THE ILLUSTRATED NEWS New York, Jan. 29, 1853 See the photo for a fascinating article and illustration, captioned: "The Misses Fox--The Original Rappers" with the article headed: "The Rappers". Are they the orignators of Rap music(??!!) An interesting and curious item. Other prints within this original 16 page issue include "Cock Fighting in Havana" & "L... See More
April 5, 1823
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER Baltimore, April 5, 1823 This issue contains news of the day (mostly political) which includes on page 9 a very brief report about the possible sale of land in the Genesee country (New York) to the Jews for a Jewish colony.
This 16 page newspaper measures just 10 x 6 inches and is in nice condition.
October 8, 1859
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 8, 1859 This 16 page magazine is in nice condition and is loaded with early invention illustrations and descriptions along with several interesting advertisements. Many of the things we use today on a regular basis were just being invented back then. This particular issue has on the front page: "BURROUGH'S IMPROVED PAPER-CUTTER."
December 23, 1840
THE CHARLESTON COURIER, December 23, 1840 This 4 page newspaper contains news of the day and interesting advertisements throughout including the following featured material: Early for South Carolina with many advertisements. Nice condition.
Item #152556THE PERFECTIONIST, Putney, Vermont, 1844 This is the earliest Oneida Community newspaper we have from just 2 years after its founding. 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 presence in the dec... See More
September 15, 1846
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."
January 1, 1848
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.
Item #152439HARPER'S MONTHLY, N.Y., March, 1854 Beginning on the ftpg. is a 14 pg. article about the "Grinnell Expedition". Has 29 small illustrations of various scenes of the region, the "interior of a native hut", the "Inspectors' house at Lievely". "Cotton and Its Cultivation" includes several illustrations including picking cotton and and the cotton-gi... See More
February 14, 1857
PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, N.Y., Feb. 14, 1857 "Out Door Sports" on an inside pg. has two letters concerning the game of "Wicket". Includes a small diagram of the ground plan. Interesting. Occasional foxing.
October 1, 1853
GLEASON'S, Oct. 1, 1853 Inside nearly a fullpg: "The Great California Cedar Tree" with text. Halfpg: "The Narrows, From Staten Island, N.Y." & nearly a halfpg: "Steamboat Landing, Foot Of Lake George" with text.
Item #152352THE TRUMPET & UNIVERSALIST MAGAZINE, Boston, 1828 Mostly religious-related content. Masthead features a wood engraving of a trumpeting angel. Occasional foxing. Although actual dates vary, the issue sent will have the same look and condition as the one shown, and will be dated from 1828.
March 23, 1832
NEW-YORK SPECTATOR, March 23, 1832 Ftpg. has a detailed meeting report: "Young Men's Auxiliary Colonization Society" along with a list of the officers &managers. Some light foxing.
March 3, 1821
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, March 3. 1821 Page 2 has the text of a treaty between the Creek Indian nation and the United States. Lists the names of the various Indian leaders who signed the treaty with an 'x' mark. Signed in type: James Monroe. Nice to have in a Washington paper. Some scattered foxing, otherwise good.
October 9, 1841
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, October 9, 184 See the photo below for the brief, back page report concerning the "Africans of the Amistad" slave ship. You get the complete 16 page issue which is in nice condition although with various browning throughout. The issue measures about 8 1/2 by 12 inches.
June 10, 1820
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, June 10, 1820 A page 3 report: "Macbeth's Castle" talks about the discovery of a vault at Dunsinane Castle containing a large meteoric stone and two bronze tablets. Says the stone was put there by Macbeth and it might be the sacred Jacob's Pillow. Some foxing in unrelated reports.
May 31, 1856
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, May 31, 1856 Ftpg: "From Kansas--By The Mails" has a detailed letter from he Office of the U.S. Marshall at Lecompton. The letter states in part: "All persons in Kansas Territory...who honestly submit to the constituted authorities, will ever find me ready to aid in protecting them; all who seek to resist the laws...and turn traitors to their country will find m... See More
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.
Item #151649HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, Dec., 1852 Contains a nice & lengthy article titled: "A Sketch of Washington City" and which includes 17 prints, two of which are shown in the photos. The others are of various scenes in Washington, including a version of the "Washington Monument" which was never constructed.
The issue is disbound without the outer wrappe... See More
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.
June 24, 1843
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, June 24, 1843 See the photo below for the interesting and very early article which appears on the back page of this 16 page newspaper, headed "Daguerreotype". Interesting content, albeit a brief article.
Complete in 16 pages, very nice condition and measures about 8 1/2 by 12 inches.
February 1, 1816
CONNECTICUT MIRROR, Hartford, February, 1816 A bkpg. business ad for "Goodwin and Dodd" offers "A large assortment of English and French Watches" plus tools for clock and watchmaking. Includes small woodcuts of pocket-watches & a larger one of an anniversary clock. Traces of foxing.
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.
March 31, 1814
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, 1814 A ftpg. political ad supports the Dexter-Gray ticket for governor & Lieut. Gov. Just above the ad is a small woodcut of a ship that has a banner with: "Don't Give Up The Ship." Traces of foxing, otherwise mostly nice.
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 (see). Some light foxing, untrimmed. Actual dates vary, but the issue sent 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.
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