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COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 22, 1800
* George Washington's death & funeral
The front page has two-thirds of a column headed: "Funeral Solemnities In Honor of the Sainted Washington" The first report under this heading reports on the solemnities at Medford, followed by the honors at Marblehead, then at Hallowell. The reports carry over to page two where is also fo... See More
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 26, 1801
* Louis-André Pichon
* Thomas Jefferson
Page 2 has a document signed in type: Th. Jefferson, authorizing Louis Andre Pishon as an ambassador from France to the United States.
Four pages, nice condition.
Five very early 19th century American newspapers: New York Herald, April 30, 1803; United States' Gazette, Aug. 21, 1809; Columbian Centinel, Dec. 31, 1808; New England Palladium, Jan. 22, 1805; and Boston Patriot, May 10, 1809. All five are good "newsy" newspapers of folio size, 4 pages, some margin tears, generally good condition. A nice set of five different, early newspapers.... See More
THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE, Philadelphia, April 21, 1813 Reports include: "The War" "Baltimore" "The Enemy" "British Fleet" "The British Standard" and other tidbits on the War of 1812.
Eight pages, 11 by 14 inches, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 24, 1813
* British blockade of the Chesapeake Bay
* War of 1812 naval engagement
Reports include a: "Proclamation" from St. Augustine, East Florida; "British Hospitality"; A lengthy & detailed biography of: "General James Winchester". Also 4 pages headed: "Events of the War" with news from various theate... See More
Niles Register was a very famous, small-size newspaper which excellent political reporting--not surprising given its proximity to Washington, D.C.--in addition to carrying a wealth of news events from across the country. It publishe
ARMY AND NAVY CHRONICLE, Washington, D.C., March 1, 1838 As the title might suggest, filled with various military content. The issue begins with an interesting: "Journal of eight years hard fighting during the War for our Independence". Among other items are: "General Jesup, the Sec. of War, & the Military Academy" "Battle of the Kissimmee--The Army" & m... See More
VERMONT GAZETTE, Bennington, June 5, 1838
* Trail of Tears
* Native Americans
* Winfield Scott
Page 3 has most of a column headed: "Address of General Scott to The Cherokees" signed in type: Winfield Scott, from the Cherokee Agency. This was the last of the various forced migration of the American Indians to land west of the Mississippi, part of the infamous "Trail of ... See More
A lot of 4 issues from Washington, D.C., all dated from the 1820's through 1850's - from four different titles. They contain a wealth of both political and non-political news from the early period of our federal capital. All are complete and in good condition. Some foxing & minimal wear, generally in nice condition. The issues shown are representative of... See More
THE DAILY UNION, Washington City, July 29, 1846 The ftpg. has a great wealth of reporting on the Mexican War. Some of the column heads include: "One Day Later From The Army" "Trial & Honorable Acquittal of Captain Thornton--General Taylor's Proclamation--Health of the Army--Advance Towards Monterey".
Taylor's proclamation is to the Mexican people & begins... See More
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, August 8, 1848 The front page has an early Communist oath under the heading: "THE OATH OF THE COMMUNISTS." See image for details. Other news of the day with period advertising is found throughout.
Four pages, small folio size, two cutouts on the 2nd leaf, but otherwise in nice condition. Since the described content is on the 1st leaf, the cutouts do not ... See More
Additional lots are available--inquire if multiple sets are wanted.
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 24, 1858
* Abraham Lincoln
* U.S. Senate candidate
Page 3 has an article headed: "Politics In Illinois" which reports the election of Abraham Lincoln as the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, to be opposed by incumbent Stephen Douglass the Democrat. This election would be followed by the famous Lincoln-Douglas debat... See More
* Baseball & Cricket
The top of the front page has a column headed: "Cricket And Base Ball" "The English Cricketers and Base Ball Match--The Two Games Described and Compared."
This is a well-written, two column report comparing and contrasting the two sports. Included are two letters: &qu
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 2, 1859
* John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid
* Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia
* Just before Brown's execution
Page 5 reports on plans for the hanging of John Brown for his involvement in the Harper's Ferry insurrection, with column heads: "From Charlestown" "The Visits of Clergymen" "Reporters In A Dilemma&quo... See More
WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES--ENGLISH EXTRA, London & New York, April 28, 1860
* John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers
* First World boxing championship match
A quite rare edition put out specifically for the famous boxing match between Heenan and Sayers, the American champion versus the British champion, in what was billed the first "world title" boxing match, which lasted 2... See More
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 19, 1856 Among the prints within are a view of: "Copenhagen" "The Emperor Alexander II of Russia in the Streets of St. Petersburg" "Horse Bazaar at Constantinople" "Genoa", Italy; 3 scenes from Japan; a fullpg. of: "Jackson--Battle of New Orleans".
Sixteen pages, very nice condition.
THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Sept. 25, 1861
* Rare Confederate title
* From the deep South
Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fig... See More
* President Abraham Lincoln
* 1st State of the Union Address
* American Civil War original
Page 6 has: "The President's Message" taking almost 4 1/2 columns with Lincoln stating in part: "...The Union must be preserved, and hence all dispensable means must be employed...", signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln o
DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 6, 1861 Among the front page reports are: "Army of The Potomac" "A Spirited Letter from a Virginia Lady to a Lincoln Hireling" which is interesting reading (see); "Culpeper Hospital" "More Evidence of the Lincoln Tyranny in Maryland" .
Inside pages include: "War Matters--Progress of Affairs at the South&qu... See More
Disbound without wrappers. The image is a... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, March 7, 1862
* President Abraham Lincoln
* Message to U.S. Congress
* Slavery emancipation
Among the many front page one column Civil War heads are: "Important Message Of the President to Congress" "Initiatory Movement for the Gradual Abolition of Slavery" with the document printed in full and signed by him in type: Abraham Lincoln (see).
Also:... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 8, 1862 The entire front page is a nice print captioned: "Major-General Ulysses S. Grant, U.S.A. The Hero of Fort Donelson" with a related article inside.
Other prints in this issue include a full page: "The Hand-to-Hand Fight Over Schwartz's Battery at Fort Donelson"; a full pg: "Seeking For The wounded by Torch-Light, After... See More
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 13, 1862
* The Monitor vs. the Merrimack
* Battle of Hampton Roads, Virginia
* Civil War map & print
Page 5 has a report with heads: "The Engagement in Hampton Roads" "The Rebel Official Report' "The Merrimac Badly Damaged" "Her Prow Shot Away" with the entire detailed report taking over a full column. Plus, the back... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, April 12, 1862 The ftpg. is taken up with advertisements, while most of page 3 is taken up with a huge & very detailed map with a banner headline in larger type than is commonly found: "THE SIEGE OF YORKTOWN IN 1781" with a lengthy subhead (see). Various one column Civil War heads on pages 2, 4, 5 & 7.
Twelve pages, very nice condition.... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 17, 1862
* President Lincoln emancipates the slaves in Washington, D.C.
* Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing - Grant's official report
* 2 front page Civil war maps
The most noteworthy content is found on the front page: "EMANCIPATION IN THE DISTRICT" which includes: "An act for the release of certain persons held to service or labor in th... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 29, 1862
* Capture of New Orleans, Louisiana
* Full use of the Mississippi River
Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "The Capture of New Orleans" "Our Troops In Possession of the City" "The City Capitulated on Friday" "Evacuation of the Forts at Pensacola" "A Panic At Norfolk" "THE WAR FOR TH... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 5, 1862
* Siege of Yorktown w/ map
The ftpg. is dominated by a huge Civil War map headed: "THE YORKTOWN PENINSULA" which shows from Yorktown to Norfolk and much in between. Nice first column heads as well including: "YORKTOWN EVACUATED" "Our Troops in Full Possession of the Rebel Works" "Gloucester Also Captured & more.
Eigh... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 22, 1862
* General John Pope vs. Robert E. Lee
* Northern Virginia Campaign map
The front page features a detailed Civil War map headed: "The Field of Gen. Pope's Operations". Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Brilliant Cavalry Exploit" "Our Troops Within 40 Miles of Richmond" "Consternation of the Confederates" "... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 1, 1862
* Second Battle of Bull Run
* Battle of Richmond, Kentucky
* Two Confederate victories
The first column on the ftpg. has some nice heads including: "THE WAR IN VIRGINIA" "A Glorious Victory" "Second Battle of Bull Run" "Terrific Conflict on the Old Field" "Battle Lasted from Dawn to Dark" "The Rebe... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 13, 1862
* Large front page Civil War map
* Maryland & Virginia
* Frederick MD & more
The front page is dominated by a huge Civil War map--taking two-thirds of the page--headed: "MAP OF THE SEAT OF WAR IN MARYLAND". There are some ftpg. column heads: "The Invasion Of Maryland' "Evacuation of Frederick by the Rebels" "O... See More
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 8, 1862
* Rare pro-Confederate publication
Among the front page reports are: "Swearing Men to Disbelieve in Negro Slavery" "Address to the President of the United States" by a meeting of governors of the loyal states; "Col. Sibley's Expedition - Battle with the Indians near the Yellow Medicine--Camp Attacked by 300 Indians.... See More
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 26, 1863
* Rare rebel title
A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports relating to the Civil War--from the Confederate's perspective--are: "The War--In the Northern Congress--Speech of Senator Saulsbury" with subheads including: "The Cause of The War--Mr. Lincoln's Ind... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 25, 1863 Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are; "Defeat of Rebel Cavalry by Lieut. Cushing" "Interesting From Vicksburg" "Running the Blockade by Porter's Gunboats & Transports" "The Rear & Communications of Vicksburg Threatened" which includes a small one column map of Vicksburg & vicinity (... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 30, 1863
* Puebla, Mexico map
* War in Louisiana
The front page features a nice & very detailed map headed: "Map Of The City of Puebla And Its Environs" with a key as to the principal buildings, etc. The front page has related heads and reports on the Civil War, with: "From Mexico" "French Accounts of the Siege of Puebla" &quo... See More
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 4, 1863
* Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
* Most historic battle of the Civil War
Pages 2 & 3 have content reporting on the Battle of Gettysburg. Column heads include: "Latest from the Battle Field - Two More Battles" which includes two dispatches from General Meade. Also: "Unofficial Reports" and then: &q... See More
THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, August 17, 1863
* Very rare Confederate title
See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper. Among the front page items are: "The War In Virginia" "From Gen. Lee's Army" "Reported Fighting at Brock's Gap" "News From the Islands" "Tennessee Intelligence" &... See More
ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Sept. 19, 1863
* Abraham Lincoln proclamation
As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.
The entire front page is taken up with a review of: "The Military Situation", and articles within include: "The Monitors" "Artil... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of eight issues dating from October, November & December, 1863, all with front page & inside page Civil War content, but each issue is damaged by articles having been clipped out. A few cutouts are on the front page. Save for this damage the issues are in nice, clean condition.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 6, 1864 The full front page is a Thomas Nast print: "Thanks To Grant" showing Liberty pinning a medal on him. The doublepage centerfold is a desired Winslow Homer print titled: "Halt Of A Wagon Train" showing soldiers around a camp fire.
Other prints within include: "The Stag Dance" "A Veteran On Furlough" "A S... See More
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 21, 1864 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Additional Details of the Advance of Sherman's Expeditionary Force" "The Enemy Gradually Falling Back" "Cavalry Skirmish Near Baker's Creek" "Occupation of the City of Jackson" " and a bit more. Additional Civil War reports on inside pages.
Near the bot... See More
THE LIBERATOR, Boston, April 1, 1864
* Rare anti-slavery title
* Owen Lovejoy death
* American Civil War era
A very famous anti-slavery newspaper published by the noted emancipator William Lloyd Garrison. The ornate engraving in the masthead features three scenes: a slave auction, an image of Jesus breaking the bonds of the oppressors, and a slave family about to depart for their jo... See More
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 4, 1864
* Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution
* 13th passes U.S. Senate - Abolition of slavery
* From the capital of the Confederacy
A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. The key content within this issues is found on the back page: "Amendment of the Constitution", which i... See More
* Abraham Lincoln's 2nd term nomination
* President of the United States
* John Morgan raiding Kentucky and more
The ftpg. has column heads: "The Baltimore Nomination" "Mr. Lincoln's Acceptance-Address of Gov. Dennison-The Platform-Its Indorsement by the President--Address of the National Union League--The
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 23, 1864
* Second Battle of Petersburg w/ map
* Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee
The front page is dominated by a nice & very detailed Civil War map headed: "From Richmond To Petersburg". The first column has war-related heads: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "From Gen. Grant's Army" "No Heavy Fight Since Saturday" "Ski... See More
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 5, 1865 Among the many ftpg. one column Civil War heads are: "SHERMAN" "Savannah Under the Old Flag" "The Citizens Becoming Sociable" "General Sherman's Regulations for the Government of the City" "THOMAS" "The Entire Union Army in Motion" "STONEMAN" "The Great Raid in Western Virginia&qu... See More
THE SOLDIER'S CASKET, Philadelphia, March, 1865
* Very rare title
This is the volume 1, number 3 issue of a title about which little is known. There is no record of it in Mott's "History of American Magazines" and nor can I find information on the internet. It is recorded in "Union List of Serials" which notes that it is held by 8 American institutions. Two ... See More
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 8, 1865
* Abraham Lincoln inauguration
* Inaugural address on the ftpg.
* Closing weeks of the Civil War
* In a pro-Confederate title
Among the front page reports is: "Inauguration of President Lincoln--His Address" which contains his address in full, ending with the immortal words: "With malice towards none, with charity for all, wi... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, March 22, 1865
* St. Marks, Florida & Tallahassee map
* Goldsboro, North Carolina captured
* General William T. Sherman
The ftpg. is dominated by a nice Civil War map headed: "Operations In Florida - Scene of General Newton's Expedition Along the St. Marks River".
Nice ftpg. column heads on the war include: "FLORIDA" "Expeditio... See More
THE WORLD, New YORK, April 21, 1865
* Abraham Lincoln assassination
* The hunt for John Wilkes Booth
Pages 1, 4, 5 & 8 are bordered in black mourning rules for Lincoln's assassination. The ftpg. has: "MOBILE" "How The Last Great Seaport of the Rebellion Was Taken" with more on the fall of this town.
Inside has column heads including: "WASHINGTO... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, April 22, 1865
* Abraham Lincoln assassination
* Funeral train headed for Springfield
Half of the first column is taken up with a nice stack of headlines concerning Lincoln's funeral, including: "THE FUNERAL TRAIN" "Sad & Interesting Details of the Removal of the President's Remains from Washington to Baltimore" "The Obsequies in t... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 4, 1865
* Abraham Lincoln assassination
* Pursuit of the conspirators
* Jefferson Davis
All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of the recently assassinated President Abraham Lincoln. The top of the front page includes column heads; "OUR DEAD PRESIDENT" "The Funeral Progress" "From Chicago To Springfield" "Scene... See More
ILLINOIS STATE JOURNAL, Springfield, May 4, 1865
* Abraham Lincoln's burial (day of)
* In a Springfield, Illinois paper !
* One of a kind here ?
Obviously a damaged newspaper (see photos) however this is a newspaper from Lincoln's hometown, with coverage of his funeral & interment, and from the city where Lincoln was buried.
Although the front page has some content... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1865
* Jefferson Davis captured (1st report)
* Irwinville, Irwin County, Georgia
A very historic issue with larger heads than typical: "GLORIOUS ! " "JEFF. DAVIS CAPTURED" "Official Announcement by Secretary Stanton" "Davis and His Family Surprised at Irwinsville" "The Fourth Michigan Cavalry are the Fortunate boys&... See More
NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, August 19, 1865
* Lipman Pike - 1st Jewish professional baseball player
* His brother Boaz Pike - rarely mentioned together
On the back page under "The Field" & "Base Ball" is a summary and box score of a match played between the Atlantic and Eureka clubs. There is also a summary of a match between the "Second Nines" of the Eurekas a... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 24, 1867
* Mormons - Mormonism
* Brigham Young
Page 3 has: "The Mormon Troubles" which takes over half a column. Near the beginning is: "Not by any means for the first time in his remarkable career, Brigham Young is in difficulties & he is meeting them with his usual boldness & sagacity...to excommunicate his antagonists, & Brigham, we... See More
SANTA BARBARA PRESS, California, Jan. 28, 1871
* Rare Old West title
A very early & uncommon title from this well known California city. Typical news & ads of the day.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor wear at the folds and margins with some light damp staining.... See More
CHICAGO EVENING JOURNAL, Illinois, Oct. 13, 1871
* Great Chicago fire
* Best title to be had (rare)
A large single sheet issue, logically reduced from a 4 or 8 page issue by the stresses of the Chicago fire which ravaged the city just 5 days previous. The top of the front page has: "THE OUTLOOK" "Prospect of Realization From Insurance" "General Revival of Buil... See More
DAILY OREGON HERALD, Portland, Nov. 13, 1872
* Rare Old West title
An early issue from the Northwest just 13 years after gaining statehood. Various news of the day from both the area and the nation, with a great wealth of advertisements, many of which are illustrated.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 1, 1873
* One of Winslow Homer's most popular
Although there are many fine prints in this issue, likely the most desired is the very nice full page by Winslow Homer: "Dad's Coming".
Front full page Thomas Nast illustration of "Tammany Hall Will Whip Creation This Fall." Inside are two 1/2 page illustration pertainin... See More
MAINLAND GUARDIAN, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, April 27, 1878 A quite uncommon title from this town in British Columbia, with various news of the day and a wealth of ads, several of which are illustrated.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, news agent's stamp in the masthead, even toning, nice condition.
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 19, 1881
* Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang
* Rock Island railroad train robbery
* Winston, Daviess County, Missouri
Page 2 begins with a quite lengthy account of what was the infamous Rock Island Railroad robbery by the James Gang. It is headed: "The Great Train Robbery" and begins: "Charles Murray...was the messenger of the U.S. Express Compa... See More
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, April 4, 1882
* Jesse James assassination
* Robert & Charles Ford
* St. Joseph, Missouri
Near the bottom of the front page is a small report headed: "Vengeance on Train Robbers" which reports: "The city is wild with excitement over the death of Jesse James. The fear of his vengeance has restricted the people from taking extreme action against a... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1882
* Outlaw Jesse James killed
Page 5 has an uncommonly lengthy account--extremely detailed--on the death of Jesse James, headed: "The Murdered Outlaw" "The State Officers Previously Arranging For The Killers" "Shot Down With A Rifle Which He Gave to His Slayer---Threats of His Friends---Gov. Crittenden's Arrangement with Robert F... See More
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 2, 1883 Prints within include: "General Crook's Apache Guide" "General George H. Crook"; a nice print of: "General Crook's Apache Campaign--Crook's Command of White Mountain Apache Scouts...Now in Pursuit of the Apaches in Mexico" ."Tennessee--View of the Drill Ground at Nashville...".
A full ... See More
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 18, 1883
* Mexico-Arizona Apache Wars
* General George Crook
The top of pg. 8 has column heads: "CROOK'S PETS" "The Apaches Again on the War-Path in the Southwest" "150 of Them Terrorizing the Country About Sonora--Recent Murders & Outrages". This article takes 1/4 columns.
Twelve pages, rejoined at the spine... See More
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York April 18, 1885 the full ftpg. shows a street scene in Colombia: "Burning of Colon by Revolutionists." Prints inside include: "Canada--The Riel Rebellion--Convoy of Northwest Police" "Wedding of Mrs. Tom
Thumb & Count Magri..."; a doublpg. centerfold: "Our Old Commander--Visions of the Past" shows U.S.... See More
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Dec. 6, 1887
* President Grover Cleveland
* State of the Union Address
Nearly half of page 5 is taken up with President Grover Cleveland's state-of-the-union address to the nation, headed: "THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE" "Devoted Mainly to the Subject of Tariff Reforms" "The Increasing Surplus" "Financial Convulsion &... See More
PUBLIC LEDGER, Memphis, Tennessee, Jan. 19, 1889
* Oklahoma land rush close
* Boomers and Sooners
The front page has a one column head: "The Promised Land" "A Raid 5000 Strong to be Made on Oklahoma". This is an interesting article on plans for the huge land rush which would occur on April 22. The article mentions Pawnee Bill (see).
Complete in 8 pages, even... See More
THE HELENA INDEPENDENT, Montana, Aug. 18, 1892
* Lizzie Borden murder investigation
The bottom of the front page has an article with small heading: "Will not Obstruct the Law" (see)
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete with 8 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.... See More
THE MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL, Tennessee, April 20, 1894 The top of the front page has great column headlines: "BULLETS FOR BANDITS" "The Dalton Gang Wiped Out of Existence" "Bloody Battle to the Death on the Western Border of Oklahoma" "Eight U.S. Deputy Marshals Trail the Outlaws Down" and more (see).
The report begins: "A bloody battle to the dearth ... See More