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October 1, 1863
A lot of six issues from the Civil War: The Sun, Baltimore, 1863; Evening Post, New York, 1864; and four issues of the New York Daily News, 1864. Each has Civil War reporting & complete in 4 or 8 pages. The Daily News has damp staining at the right side, otherwise good condition.
October 2, 1862
THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Oct. 2, 1862 The front page has 2 1/2 columns taken up with considerable detail on the battle of Antietam, the bloodiest day's fighting of the entire Civil War, both sides losing over 10,000 men.
The ftpg. also has: "Pike's Peak Correspondence" from Colorado which takes over 2 columns.
Four pages, nice condition.
September 4, 1862
THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Sept. 4, 1862
* Pacific Railway Acts
* Transcontinental Railroad
* President Abraham Lincoln
* American Civil War era
Most of the ftpg. and a bit of page 2 are taken up with the very historic; "Pacific Railroad Bill", actually the first of two (the 2nd in 1864) which would provide federal subsidies in land and loans for the construction ... See More
August 7, 1862
THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Aug. 7, 1862 The front page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "The Republic: Its Perils and Its Prospects, by Horace Greeley" with much on his thoughts on the Civil War.
The ftpg. also has: "Trouble Brewing--Mormon Trains Stopped at Fort Laramie".
Page 2 has: "From The Indian Expedition" with much detail and taking nearly a f... See More
July 11, 1863
NEWARK DAILY ADVERTISER, New Jersey July 11, 1863 Page 2 has nearly half a column headed: "Visit to the Battle Field, Gettysburg, Pa., July 9th, 1863. An interesting article from just 5 days after the historic battle.
Other Civil War reports as well.
Four pages, good condition.
November 4, 1869
WATCHMAN & REFLECTOR, Boston, Nov. 4, 1869 The front page has nearly 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Memories Of Mormondom" by Rev. Wayland Hoyt, being #3 in a series. Photos show just portion.
Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine from disbinding, good condition.
July 28, 1876
THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, July 28, 1876 Page 2 has nearly half a column article: "The Sort of A Soldier That Custer Was" which is essentially a lengthy letter of congratulations signed by: G. A. Custer from April 9, 1865 to his soldiers of the 3rd Cavalry at Appomattox Court House, the day of Lee's surrender. It's a wonderful letter.
Four pages... See More
October 16, 1946
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, California, Oct. 16, 1946 A large & bold banner headline announces: "GOERING SUICIDE" with subheads: "No. 2 Nazi takes Poison, Others Hang" "Investigation Ordered to Learn How He Concealed Vial of Potassium Cyanide" "Von Ribbentrop Is the First to Die; Ten Mount the Scaffold Steadily; Only Streicher Shouts 'Heil Hitler' ... See More
December 7, 1848
ROCHESTER DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Dec.7, 1848 All of the front page & most of page 2 are taken up with the "PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE!" being the annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type: James K. Polk.
Within his message, and on the front page, he devotes much space to California and the discovery of gold, including: "...vast mineral wealth recently developed.... See More
April 20, 1971
THE EAST VILLAGE OTHER, New York, April 20, 1971 This tabloid-size newspaper was an American underground publication issued biweekly during the 1960s. It was described by The New York Times as "a New York newspaper so countercultural that it made The Village Voice look like a church circular".
Complete in 24 pages, wear at the margins, period writing in the ftpg. margins.
January 18, 1862
CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 18, 1862 This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline.
Pages 1, 2 & 4 have various war reports with heads including: "From Richmond" "Latest Northern Intelligence..." "From New Orleans" "The Cotton Question" "Confederate War Tax&qu... See More
July 4, 1862
CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, July 4, 1862 This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline.
Pages 1, 2 & 4 have a wealth of war reporting with heads including: "From Richmond--News of the Great Battle in the North--Successful Strategic Movements..." "The Enemy On the Retreat Through Charles City Co... See More
May 15, 1886
THE SUGAR PLANTER, West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, May 15, 1886 A quite uncommon title from the South. We had a few issues from the first year of the Civil War. This is the first of a post-war issue.
Various news & ads off the day, four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor wear at the margin, good condition.
March 23, 1793
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 23, 1793 Over half of the front pages is taken up with two Acts of Congress, each one signed in block type by the President, Vice President, & Secretary of State: Go. Washington, John Adams, and Th. Jefferson.
Page 3 begins with: "Interesting Intelligence" on the beheading of Louis XVI, the type larger than typical to highlight its significanc... See More
October 19, 1797
UNITED STATES CHRONICLE, Providence, Rhode Island, Oct. 19, 1797 One of the more handsome mastheads of the 18th century. Various news tidbits include: "...that La Fayette is at liberty & that his son, who has resided with Gen. Washington, is about departing for Europe in consequence of receiving this pleasing intelligence."
Another item begins: "The story of the reb... See More
March 19, 1892
SPORTING ITEM, Philadelphia, March 19, 1892 A quite rare title, the first we have seen and this is the vol. 1 #7 issue. The Library of Congress has no record of it, and Gregory's "Union List of American Newspapers" has no mention of this title. The masthead is large & features vignettes of many sports.
A folio size, 8 page newspaper totally focused on the sporting world fr... See More
December 26, 1796
THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Dec. 26, 1796 Page 3 has a very brief report on the votes for President from Virginia, noting the count for Jefferson, Sam Adams, Clinton, Washington, John Adams, Pinckney, and Burr.
Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very handsome masthead, binding holes at the blank spine, nice condition.
April 2, 1833
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 2, 1833
* Treasury Building (Washington, D.C.)
* Arson fire disaster
Most of the first column is taken up with breaking news headed: " Serious Disaster" which begins: "We are sorry to have to announce that the Public Building east of the President's Square, occupied as the Treasury Department, was consumed by fire yes... See More
November 14, 1795
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 14, 1795 The ftpg. has a letter from the President to the inhabitants of Georgetown concerning the late Treaty with Great Britain, known as the Jay Treaty. One bit notes: "...On a subject so complex, and having such extensive relations, some diversity of opinion might be expected...", signed in type: Go. Washington.
The ftpg. also has: "... See More
July 29, 1795
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 29, 1795
* 18th century America
* Much on the Jay Treaty
Two-thirds of the front page is taken up with: "The Objections to the Treaty Refuted", referring to the controversial Jay Treaty. Page 2 has additional items concerning the Jay Treaty.
Four pages, small piece from the bottom margin affects one word on pages 1 & 2, otherwise nice co... See More
July 4, 1795
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 4, 1795 Page 2 contains a nice editorial headed: "The Treaty" referring to the controversial Jay Treaty, which had recently been approved by the Senate. It begins: "The ratification of the Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation between the United States and his Britannic Majesty...must be a source of pleasing sensations...to all sincere love... See More
May 2, 1936
HASTINGS DAILY TRIBUNE, Nebraska, May 2 and 4, 1936 A pair of issues on the capture of public enemy #1, Alvin Karpis. Issue of May 2 has a banner head: "RUSH KARPIS TO CRIME SCENE" with a full-figure photo of Karpis captioned: "A chartered plane today carried Alvin Karpis, public enemy No. 1, to St. Paul, Minn., where he will face charges for the kidnapping of...". Also t... See More
June 6, 1883
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, June 6, 1883
* Dodge City KS Kansas War
* "Get out of Dodge" fame
* Rare Bat Masterson mention
The front page has a nice account of the infamous Dodge City War, with a column head: "Dodge City" "The Disgraceful Gambling Troubles Renewed".
The report has a Dodge City, Kansas, dateline with rare mention of Bat Masterson, noting ... See More
July 4, 1919
TOLEDO BLADE BOXING SOUVENIR, July 4, 1919 This is an interesting, tabloid-size, 8 page special edition concerning the Dempsey-Willard boxing match which would happen the evening of this date--in Toledo.
Not only does the masthead have a boxing theme, but all 8 pages have boxing content, all promoting the fight. The masthead has head photos of both Willard & Dempsey as well as Oll... See More
July 20, 1938
THE EL PASO TIMES, Texas, July 20, 1938
* Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan famous flight
* New York to Ireland - Unintentional ?
The top of the front page features a photo headed: "Corrigan Is Welcomed To Ireland" with a caption that includes in part: "...greeted by a Baldonnel Airport official...upon completion of his surprise flight to Ireland from New York."... See More
April 12, 1865
LEWISTOWN GAZETTE, Pennsylvania, April 12, 1865 Being a weekly newspaper (and a rare title as well) this is a first report of the surrender of Robert E. Lee to U.S. Grant.
The top of page 2 has a column beginning with a patriotic graphic & heads: "VICTORY!!" "Death-Blow to Treason" "Surrender of Lee And His Whole Army" which is followed by 14 dispatches sig... See More
April 27, 1865
BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, April 27, 1865 Page 2 has an early report on the death of John Wilkes Booth as most newspaper reported the event on the 28th.
A page 2 column is headed with: "IMPORTANT NEWS!" "The Assassin Booth and an Accomplice Driven From their Hiding Place!" "Booth Shot And Killed!" "His Accomplice Captured!" and other items relating to the ... See More
August 7, 1902
THE WEEKLY REPUBLICAN, Denver, Colorado, Aug. 7, 1902
* Harry Tracy suicide death
* Old West outlaw
The front page has a two column head: "TRACY DIES BY HIS OWN HAND" with a subhead: "Red Handed Outlaw, Twice Badly Wounded in Fight With Farmers, Shoots Himself" plus more. He killed himself to avoid being captured.
Harry Tracy was an outlaw from the closing days of... See More
June 30, 1925
THE BULLETIN, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, U.S.A., June 30, 1925 I believe this to be the first newspaper from Virgin Islands we have offered. A rather quaint newspaper of small size with various news tidbits and a wealth of ads.
Four pages, 9 b 12 inches, nice condition.
September 9, 1903
THE MAGNET, Brooklyn, New York, Sept. 9, 1903 This is the vol. 1 #1 issue of a quite rare title not listed in Union List of Serials or Union List of Newspapers. A small-size, amateurish newspaper which notes inside: "The 'Magnet' publishes interesting stories, poems, jokes, notes of school & society...is published every two weeks." But the frequency would be far less as... See More
April 1, 1905
THE MAGNET, Brooklyn, New York, April, 1905
* Rare miniature size publication
This is the vol. 1 #4 issue of a quite rare title not listed in Union List of Serials or Union List of Newspapers. A small-size, amateurish newspaper in which a previous issue noted: "The 'Magnet' publishes interesting stories, poems, jokes, notes of school & society...is published every two ... See More
Item #667888GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1779 This issue leads off with reports on the debates in Parliament, which include discussion on the Revolutionary War, including: "...the conduct of the army under the command of Gen. Howe; he seized the opportunity of painting in the blackest colours the ingratitude of the Americans; & concluded with exhorting the House to unanimity in p... See More
Item #667735THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, August, 1793 (note: the "July" at the top of page 1 is a printer's error) Included with this issue is the full page plate called for, titled: "Maria of Moulines" with the first page containing a related article. The plate has a small piece from the left, blank margin, not close to the image.
Articles include: "Accounts of Hatt... See More
January 1, 1803
A lot of fifteen American newspapers, all dating from 1800 thru 1808, and each containing a letter of document signed in type by President Thomas Jefferson. One issue has Jefferson's 1803 state-of-the-union address.
However each is either damaged or in "2nd rate" condition, hence the very low price for an early lot on Jefferson.
December 21, 1822
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 21, 1822 The most significant content inside is a charming pair of letters between two former Presidents and one-time adversaries: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.
Now in their latter years (87 and 80 respectively) a respect & friendship developed which would last through their four remaining years: they would both pass away on July 4, 1826, t... See More
February 15, 1808
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 15, 1808 The front page has over half a column taken up with three Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. One relates to the impeachment trial of Samuel Chase.
Four pages, good condition.
Item #667291THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1758 Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice & detailed foldout map titled: "A Plan of the City & Harbour of Louisburg; shewing that part of Gabarus Bay in which the English landed, also their Encampment during the Siege in 1745." Within this map is a large inset in the upper left which is: "A Map of the I... See More
June 17, 1837
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 17, 1837 The ftpg. has an article: "Boundary Between the United States and Texas" noting some problems with it. Inside has a detailed report on: "The Dade Massacre", a loss by the U.S. forces against the Seminole Indians.
Sixteen pages, 8 1/4 by 12 inches, tiny pin holes at the blank spine, nice condition.... See More
May 4, 1816
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 4, 1816 Pages 2 and 3 are taken up with a very extensive chart of the: "LAND BATTLES" of the just-ended War of 1812, columns headed "Place of Action" "When Fought" "Commander's Names" and more. The top of page 4 has a chart: "A Comparative View of the Aggregate Loss of the American and British Armies ... See More
June 1, 1792
THE LADIES MAGAZINE, (Philadelphia), June, 1792 A rare publication which existed for just 12 issues from June, 1792 to May, 1793. This is the very first issue of the first woman's magazine in the United States.
It's full title is "The Ladies Magazine & Repository of Entertaining Knowledge" as noted on the title page, a copy of which is included to verify city of public... See More
Item #667204THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1766 A significant article in this issue includes: "The Crisis; or a full Defense of the Colonies..." which begins: "The main argument which the enemies of the Colonies make use of to justify the Act of Parliament in dispute, is, that the British legislature has an undoubted right of establishing whatever ordinances it may think p... See More
Item #667199THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1762 Although typically missing from most issues, this magazine still contains the full page plate titled: "Plan of the City and Harbour of Havanna" which also includes a key as to the various points of interest.
An article: "Weak State of the Island of Jamaica" but the map of Jamaica is lacking.
Near the back of the issue is... See More
Item #667133GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1748 Certainly a prime feature is the terrific, full page illustration of: "A Ship Of War" with considerable detail, and with most of the facing page having the "Explanation to a Ship of War of the third Rate with Rigging, &c., at Anchor".
The "Explanation" numerically identifies 148 parts noted on the plates as well ... See More
Item #667124GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1748 Certainly a prime feature is the terrific, full page illustration of: "A Ship Of War" with considerable detail, and with most of the facing page having the "Explanation to a Ship of War of the third Rate with Rigging, &c., at Anchor".
The "Explanation" numerically identifies 148 parts noted on the plates as well ... See More
Item #667106THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1745
Over 1 1/2 pages are taken up with: "The case of Carolina Consider'd, with Regard to its Danger of being Invaded, for want of Regular Forces...". This is a great article on the defence of the colonies. Three-quarters of a page are taken up with: "A List of Privateers".
Among other articles are: "Speech on the Report... See More
October 21, 1826
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 21, 1826 The back page includes has a item concerning the burning of a Jewish man, with a small head: "Roasting A Jew--for the good of the church of Spain!" portions including: "...to sacrifice the unfortunate Hebrew. All the thieves, smugglers and assassins surrounded the 'pile' carrying the banners of the inquisition ... 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 in the ... See More
April 13, 1945
THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW, Spokane, Washington, April 13, 1945
* Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR
* Warm Springs, Georgia
* World War II - WWII
A nice issue on the death of President Franklin D. Roosevelt with a great banner headline: "ROOSEVELT IS DEAD, TRUMAN SWORN IN" with subhead and two photos. (see) Nice for display. A full back page pictorial is also nice for display.
Complete ... See More
April 1, 1780
THE TOWN & C0UNTRY MAGAZINE, London, April, 1780 Inside has over 5 pages taken up with a detailed account of the Revolutionary War headed: "The Rise and Progress of the Present Unhappy War in America".
Continuing from the previous issue, this report begins: "Notwithstanding general Gate's behaviour at the time of Burgoyne's army being made prisoners, these brave b... See More
June 24, 1777
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 24, 1777 The entire front page is taken up with a lengthy discussion of a pamphlet titled: "Address to Edmund Burke on his late Letter relative to the Affairs of America." which carries over a bit to pg. 2. An inside page is almost entirely taken up with an excellent & detailed account titled: "Extracts from A Voyage round the Worl... See More
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