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The following issues contain content related to Abraham Lincoln.
September 9, 1867
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Sept. 9, 1867 Page 2 has over half a column taken up with: "The Amnesty Proclamation" "More Executive Clemency" "The Excepted Classes" which includes the full text of the document, signed in type by the President: Andrew Johnson. Pg. 2 has some editorial comment on the Proclamation as well.
As a bit of history a website no... See More
September 11, 1867
NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, September 11, 1867 The top of page 6 has a column headed: "Amnesty Proclaimed" "The Executive Proclamation" followed by the full text signed in type: Andrew Johnson.
As a bit of history a website notes: On May 29, 1865, following the end of the Civil War, President Johnson issued an amnesty proclamation. Under this proclamation former Confe... See More
October 19, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY Oct. 19, 1867 Front 1/3 illus. of "Joseph Garibaldi, the Italian Patriot." Also, there is a one-third page illustration of a: "Model of the Pneumatic Railway on Exhibition at the American Institute, New York." This is a much earlier version of what Elon Musk invisions with his "Hyperloop" concept, a revolutionary transportation system for the futur... See More
October 26, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 26, 1867 The most significant print in the issue is a nice, nearly half page print captioned: "The Champion Nine of the Union Base-Ball Club of Morrisania, New York" showing nine members of the baseball team in uniform, two members holding bats and another what appears to be a catcher's mask. There is a related article titled: &qu... See More
November 23, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 23, 1867 Halloween-related prints are very difficult to find in Harper's Weekly, but here is a nice one on the front page: "The Pumpkin Effigy" which shows a carved jack-o-lantern.
Halfpg: "Sculling Race on the Monongahela River" & smaller print: "Weston, the Pedestrian, on the Road". "Drew Theological Seminary, ... See More
April 18, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 18, 1868 The front page features a full-page illustration entitled "The Mariner's Children". The Impeachment Trial also includes a half-page illustration "The Impeachment Trial - The Senate in Consultation in the Ladies' Parlor" and a full page "The Ladies' Gallery of the Senate During the Impeachment Trial... See More
August 15, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 15, 1868 The full front page features is of a Thomas Nast illustration entitled "Reconstruction." Inside is a half-page illustration of "The Labor Exchange-Emigrants on the Battery of Castle Garden, New York." 1/2 page illustration of "The Labor Exchange-Interior View of the Office at Castle Garden, New York." Three 1/3 page... See More
August 22, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 22, 1868 The front page of the issue features a nearly half page illustration "Rogers, the Sculptor, Modeling His Colossal Statue of America, at Rome, June, 1868" Nearly half page illustration of: 'Governor W.F.M. Arny's Indian Expedition' shows him with 13 Indians. Halfpg: 'On the Docks After a Hot Day'. An arti... See More
September 12, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 12, 1868 The full front page of this issue shows: 'Tomb of Abraham Lincoln at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Illinois' a has an accompanying text article inside. A full page features 7 views of 'Camp Meeting, Martha's Vineyard' also with text. Nice full page with 8 displayable scenes of: 'Prospect Park, Brooklyn, New York'... See More
September 19, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 19, 1868 The front page features coverage of "The 'Wickedest Man's' Reformation" which includes a half-page illustration "Prayer-Meeting in the 'Wickedest Man's' Dance-House" and a smaller "Scene in Front of the 'Wickedest Man's' Dance-House" - all in reference to John Allen's suppo... See More
October 3, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 3, 1868 The front page of the issue features a halfpage illustration "Prize Animals at the New Hampshire Fair, September 15-19, 1868". A halfpage illustration "Patrick J. Whelan, Condemned for the Murder of T. D'Arcy M'Gee" features an accompanying article. A halfpage illustration "The Dead Soldier and His Faithful Dog&q... See More
November 14, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 14, 1868 Terrific full front page political cartoon: 'Victory!' shows U.S. Grant on horseback cutting off the head of the K.K.K. on horseback as well. A halfpage illustration of the ''Court House, San Jose, California'. A great and displayable fullpage: 'Duck Shooting' shows 6 scenes. 'Hebrew Temple Emanu-el, Corne... See More
February 6, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 6, 1869 This issue features a large front page view of "Young Men's Christian Association Building, San Francisco, California". Also, a half page illustration "National Colored Convention in Session at Washington, D.C." with a related front page article. There are two full page illustrations "The Long Sleep" and "... See More
July 24, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 24, 1869 Fullpg. includes 5 scenes of Gettysburg, most re. the battlefield. Great doublepage centerfold: 'The Lobby Of the House Of Commons', nearly halfpg. illus: 'Presentation of a Champion Bat to the 'Red Stocking' Base-Ball Club, Cincinnati' with the bat being about 20 ft. long.
Complete in sixteen pages.
August 21, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 21, 1869 This issue features a great full front page of the 'Great Whiskey Conflagration in Philadelphia, on the Night of August 4, 1869' shows firemen fighting a fire. There are four small illustrations showing the phases on "The Eclipse." There is a half page illustration 'Harvesting on the Battlefield of Bull Run'. A fu... See More
November 13, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 13, 1869. The front page illustration is of 'The Lincoln Monument in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, New York' with related article. Interesting one-third pg. illus: 'Mowing With the Camel in the N.Y. Central Park'. A nearly full page 'Canvas-back Ducks on Chesapeake Bay'. An article on "Dr. Cumming" also features a nice illustrati... See More
February 26, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 26, 1870 The front page of the issue features an illustration entitled "For I Was Ahungered, and Ye Gave Me Meat." in which a hungry man is being feed in the entrance area of the home. A full page illustration of "Burial of Mr. Peabody's Remains in Harmony Grove Cemetery." A third-page illustration of "The New Lincoln Statu... See More
April 6, 1870
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 6, 1870
* Abraham Lincoln's cabinet
* Thurlow Weed
Page 2 has an article headed: "President Lincoln" "The Selection of his Cabinet for his Second Term--A Chapter from Thurlow Weed's Autobiography" See images for text here.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, otherwise in nice condition.... See More
May 21, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 21, 1870 The front page shows a black man tending his garden: 'A Spring Scene Near Richmond, Va.' Full page 'Population of an Indian Village Moving'. Illustration of 'William Lloyd Garrison', publisher of The Liberator. Also illustration of: 'Lucretia Mott', the early feminist. Full page Winslow Homer: 'Spring Blossoms'. A fullpage i... See More
January 26, 1871
NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 26, 1871
* Abraham Lincoln statue dedication
* United States Capitol Rotunda
* Vinnie Ream - Woman sculptor
The front page has an article: "The Lincoln Statue" "Unveiling Miss Ream's Statue of the Late Mr. Lincoln--Speeches by Prominent Members of Congress". See the hyperlink for a photo & more information on this famous statue on exhi... See More
January 26, 1871
NEW YORK TIMES, January 26, 1871
* Abraham Lincoln statue dedication
* United States Capitol Rotunda
* Vinnie Ream - Woman sculptor
The front page has an article: "The Lincoln Statue" "Unveiling Miss Ream's Statue of the Late Mr. Lincoln--Speeches by Prominent Members of Congress". See the hyperlink for a photo & more information on this famous statue on e... See More
July 19, 1871
THE CHARLESTON DAILY NEWS, South Carolina, July 19, 1871
* Thomas "Tad" Lincoln death
* President Abraham Lincoln's son
The first column of page 2 has an intriguingly brief report of an event which would have justified a much lengthier article. Under "News of the Day" is the brief note: "Little 'Tad' Lincoln, the youngest son of President Lincoln, ... See More
October 7, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 7, 1871 Front 2/3 pg. illus. of "A London School Board Capture." (Homeless children). Inside is a full pg. illus of "Design for a Proposed Monumental Fountain in the City Hall Park." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The cursaal, or Gambling House, Wiesbaden."
Doublepage centerfold of "The Interior of the Gambling House at Wiesbaden from Act... See More
November 4, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 4, 1871 Full ftpg: 'Chicago In Ruins--Laying The Cornerstone of the First Building After the Fire' 3 other fullpgs. of fire scenes, plus a dramatic doublepage centerfold on the 'Ruin & Desolation Of Chicago'. Good issue on the Chicago fire. Dramatic fullpg: 'A Prison Van Discharging At The Tombs'.
April 20, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 20, 1872 Full ftpg: 'The late Samuel Morse'. 1/2 pg: 'The burial of the late Gen. Anderson at West Point Cemetery'. 2/3 pg. Nast cartoon. Fullpg: 'The new State Dept. at the National Capital'. Fullpg. Nast cartoon. Fullpg: 'North Carolina sketches'.
June 5, 1872
WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Worcester, Massachusetts, June 5, 1872
* Ward Hill Lamon
* Abraham Lincoln
This issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.
The front page has one column headings: "Lincoln's Loves" "The Story of His Courtship and Marriage as Told by His Latest Biographer". The text takes up almost 1 1/4 columns.
Larger t... See More
August 3, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 3, 1872 Front 1/3 page illustration of :"Grant and Education at the South-Learning to Read." Inside has a full page Thomas Nast illustration of "Baltimore 1861-1872."; a 1/4 page portrait of "The Hon. Thomas Settle, of North Carolina."; a 1/2 page illustration of "The Children's Picnic Excursion-Organize... See More
September 21, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 21, 1872 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "General Orders." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "Let Us Clasp Hands Over the Bloody Chasm." (Andersonville Prison). Three 1/4 pg. portraits of "Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, and Ulysses S. Grant." 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Wreck of the "Metis"-Thrown Up on the Beach.... See More
October 11, 1872
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 11, 1872
* William H. Seward death (1st report)
* U.S. Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln
The front page has a first report on the death of William H. Seward with the headings: "Obituary" "William Henry Seward" which gives a lengthy biography on him that takes up over 3 columns.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, archival mend on... See More
December 21, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 21, 1872 Full ftpg. is a nice portrait of 'Horace Greeley'. Three-quarter pg. Nast cartoon. Interesting doublepage centerfold: 'Modes of Settling Disputes in Different Countries' showing 13 methods. The United States method is dueling. Others are somewhat comical.
May 24, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 24, 1873 The front page contains a 2/3 page illustration of "Spring Time-Learning to Walk-First Steps." Inside are three quarter-page portraits including "The Late Hon. Oakes Ames," "The Late John Stuart Mill," and "Captain C. F. Hall and His Esquimaux Interpreters." Two half-page illustrations containing the "Po... See More
June 10, 1873
ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, June 10, 1873 The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the Modoc Indian War, with: "THE MODOCS" "A Cruel Massacre" "A Train of Prisoners Attacked by Oregon Volunteers" "Little John, Tehee Jack, Pony Mooch and Others Killed". Page 3 has an interesting article: "Abraham Lincoln's Duel--Forgotten Inci... See More
April 4, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Apr. 4, 1874 Ftpg: 'Body of Charles Sumner Lying in State in the Rotunda of the Capitol' plus more illus. re. Sumner's funeral inside. Halfpg: 'Coursing--the Slip'. Illus. of: 'Victor Hugo with several vignettes re. his work. The Supplement has: 'Sketches in the Far West--Curing Hides & Bones' & 'Sugar Making in Texas' & '... See More
June 13, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 13, 1874 Certainly the most desired print in this issue is the full page by Winslow Homer: "Raid on a Sand Swallow Colony."
Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Jewels Among Swine." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Flower Mission." Full pg. illus. of "Decoration Day - Services Around the Lincoln Monument, Union Square... See More
September 12, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 12, 1874 Although there are many very nice prints within this complete, 16 page issue, by far the most desired is the very nice full page print by Winslow Homer titled: "Seesaw--Gloucester, Massachusetts".
Also included in this issue is a nice fullpg. print: "The American Baseball Players in England--Match between the Red Stockings and... See More
October 16, 1874
ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE, New York, October 16, 1874
* Abraham Lincoln's Tomb dedication
* Oak Ridge Cemetery - Springfield, Illinois
The front page has one column headings: "LINCOLN" "Unveiling the Statue--A Nation's Tribute--25,000 People and Distinguished Army and Civic Officers Present--Unveiling Ceremonies" See images for text here.
Other news and ... See More
October 24, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 24, 1874 Full ftpg. Nast: 'A Burden He Has To Shoulder' shows U.S. Grant being overburdened. Fullpg. Nast: 'The Hobby In The Kinder-Garten' halfpg. of white men looking at an Indian family & their children. Less than qtr pg. Nast: "Worse than Slavery," which is a political cartoon with an illustration of the White League and the Ku Klux Klan ... See More
February 27, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 27, 1875 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "The Trouble Has Commenced-A Tale of Anxiety." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "Washington, Lincoln, and Grant."
Doublepage centerfold of "Lady Washington's Reception Day." 1/6 pg. portrait of "The Hon. Francis M. Cockrell." 2/3 pg. illus. of "General And Lady Wash... See More
April 24, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 24, 1875 The full front page has: "A Few Sketches" by Thomas Nast concerning Governor Tilden "Attacking the Canal Ring Pirates".
Perhaps the most notable print is the very notable Civil Rights Nast engraving headed: "To Thine Own Self Be True" which shows the hand of Columbia handing over the Civil Rights Bill to an African-Americ... See More
May 20, 1875
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 20, 1875
* Mary Todd Lincoln INSANE
* President Abraham's wife
The front page has one column headings: "Mrs. Abraham Lincoln" "Trial Of The Question Of Her Sanity In Chicago--A Verdict That She Is Insane Rendered" See image for text here.
Complete in 8 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. Should be handled with care.... See More
November 20, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, November 20, 1875. Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Go West, Young Man." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "Tammany Down Again - The 'Reform' Trap Smashed." Four 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Hon. John Bigelow," "Stephen D. Van Schaick," "Frederick A. Schroeder," and "Henry A. Gildersleeve." Dblpgctrfld. of ... See More
February 12, 1876
THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 12, 1876
* Walt Whitman's "ABRAHAM LINCOLN (BORN FEB. 12, 1809)"
* 1st appearance - quite rare
Page 12 has Walt Whitman's "ABRAHAM LINCOLN (BORN FEB. 12, 1809)," which was a piece written exclusively for the New York Herald. While noteworthy, it is certainly one of his shortest poems. The entire text reads: "ABRAHAM LINCOLN (BOR... See More
April 6, 1876
BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, April 6, 1876
* General George Armstrong Custer
* A few months before the massacre
Keeping in mind this was less than 3 months before the Custer Massacre, the bkpg. has a report: "Gen. Custer's Testimony" noting in part: "Mr. Clymer's Committee examined General Custer this morning, who testified to the existence of a ring of post traders i... See More
April 15, 1876
THE JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, April 15, 1876
* Emancipation Memorial - monument
* Lincoln Park, Capital Hill, Washington D.C.
* Frederick Douglass
The front page has an article headed: "The Unveiling Of The Lincoln Statue Yesterday At Washington" which includes mention that: "...Frederick Douglass was then introduced amid applause and delivered an eloquent oration... See More
May 6, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 6, 1876 The front page features a full page Thomas Nast illustration 'The Corruption Period - The Latest Foreign Contribution Laid at the Door of the White House.' A half-page illustration 'English Road Locomotive, Centennial Grounds.' A 1/4 page portrait of "The Hon. Delano C. Calvin.' Doublepage centerfold: 'Fair Time -The Whe... See More
September 23, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 23, 1876 Full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon showing Sam Tilden, '"Still Hunt"-Ing'; Full page Thomas Nast cartoon: 'Putting a Head On'; Full page illustrations: 'The Centennial--Egyptian Department.' 'Lafayette Statue, Union Square, New York'; Doublepage centerfold illustration: '... See More
November 4, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 4, 1876 Front page Thomas Nast illustration of "This Will Be A Change."; Inside is a full page illustration of "The Centennial - A Group from the Tiffany Exhibit, Main Building."; Full page illustration of "The Centennial - Specimens from the Horse Show."; Doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast entitled "... See More
December 16, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 16, 1876 Full front page Thomas Nast cartoon entitled 'Another Outrage at the Pole (Poll) - The British Lion Bear-Dozed.' Full page of 3 illustration of the Sioux War: 'The Powder River Expedition' and 'Gen. Crook's Hqts., Ft. Fetterman' and 'Old Ft. Reno'.
Four half-page illustrations 'The Louisiana Returning B... See More
March 2, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1878 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Natural History." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "General Grant's European Souvenirs." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Stanley in Africa - Naval Battle Between the Waganda and Wavuma." 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "Stanley in Africa - Burmish Hospitality." Full pg. Nast illus. of "Will... See More
December 14, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 14, 1878 Full front pg. Nast illus. entitled "The Sooner the Better." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Scenes in Bismarck, Dakota." Full pg. illus. of "The New Regime in Canada-The Landing at Halifax-The "Sarmatian" Passing Through the Fleet to Her Moorings." Dblpgctrfld. of "The Gathering of the Clans-Awaiti... See More
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