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COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 22,1800 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 found: " Memoranda of Funeral Honors" and a r... See More
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 26, 1801 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.
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Feb. 8, 1803 The back page has a terrific & quite detailed notice headed: "DICKINSON COLLEGE" which details the stringent requirements of the students, and that: "...trustees & professors are equally solicitous that the seminary should be placed on a respectable footing & that as complete an education should be obtained h... See More
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 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 theaters of the War of 1812 including nice content on: "Blockade of the Chesapea... 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
THE PITTSBURGH RECORDER, Pennsylvania, January 3, 1823 The volume 1 number 50 issue of a quite uncommon and very early periodical from Western Penna.
Included are reports from "Congress" beginning: "A bill is before Congress for occupying the Columbia River, extinguishing the Indian title to a district of the country, on said river, in the region of tide wate... See More
BREDASCHE COURANT, Breda, The Netherlands, Oct. 3, 1830 A four page newspaper with a large and ornate engraving in the masthead, plus two black-inked tax stamp a the top. Totally in the Dutch language. Measures 10 by 14 inches, very nice condition.
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 21, 1834 An inside page has a very early report of the death of Lafayette: "...By a late arrival we learn that the good LAFAYETTE died on the 20th May in the 77th year of his age. the papers are filled with tributes of respect to his memory. He was the illustrious link between the past age & the present--the man of two worlds." ... See More
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 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 Tears" (see the web). It includes: "Cherokees! The ... 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 LOG CABIN, New York, June 12, 1841 The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election, its success carrying over to many issues beyond the inauguration--including this one.
Four pages, an engraving of a log cabin in the masthead, some foxing generally good.
NEW YORK HERALD--EXTRA , Nov. 20, 1841 An interesting broadside "Extra" edition, obviously printed to report the news received with the arrival of the ship "Caledonia" as proclaimed in the masthead. The news is exclusively from England with items headed: "Great Fire in the Tower of London...Continued Depression in Trade...Revolutionary Plot in Belgium" and more.... 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
Additional lots are available--inquire if multiple sets are wanted.
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 24, 1858 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 debates & would thrust Lincoln's name to natio... See More
This is a well-written, two column report comparing and contrasting the two sports. Included are two letters: "Best Mode Of Arranging The Match Of Base Ball With The English
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 23, 1859 Page 5 has over a full column taken up with "JOHN BROWN'S INVASION" "John Brown's Last Appeal to A Court" with a subhead: "The Virginia Fright". Nice content on is involvement in the Harper's Ferry Insurrection.
Eight pages, a few small margin tears, generally good condition.
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 2, 1859 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" "Removal of Stevens" "Brown's Letter to be Seized Upon" "Admiration For the Gallows". Many s... See More
WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES--ENGLISH EXTRA, London & New York, April 28, 1860 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 hours 27 minutes. It was fought in England, hence the listing of both London &... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1860 The prime print in this issue is the three-quarter page illustration captioned: "The Slave Deck on the Bark 'Wildfire' Brought Into Key West on April 30, 1860." This print shows a huge number of slaves crammed on the deck. The balance of the page is related text on this slave ship, plus the facing page has additional text and 4 re... 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 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 fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans... See More
Civil War headlines on the inside pages i
NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 5, 1861 The front page features not one but two maps, headed: "The Proposed Boundaries of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware" and the other: "The Proposed Extension of The District of Columbia".
Among the column heads are: "Dismemberment of Rebel Virginia" "The Old Dominion to be Cut Up and Partitioned Among Loyal States" &quo... See More
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 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: "Government Pecuniary Aid for State Emancipation" "Activity of the Host... See More
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 13, 1862 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 page has a nice diagram headed: "The Rebel Monster Merrimac" with descriptive text, as w... See More
CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, March 13, 1862 This was one of just a few newspapers from the South which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline.
Among the ftpg. reports are two which related to the famous battle of the Monitor & Merrimac. One, headed: "The Victory at Hampton Roads", deals more with how the Merrimac was constructed, ... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 29, 1862 Near the bottom of page 2 is one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth. See the photo for the complete ad which notes: "...Last Night of J. WILKES BOOTH, when by particular and special... 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 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 the District of Columbia..." with further particulars. It is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln.
This Act ended slavery in the nation's capital and ... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 29, 1862 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 THE UNION" "The Loyal Blacks for Fortifications" "The Army De... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 5, 1862 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.
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed,... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 13, 1862 The front page is dominated by a quite large Civil War map headed: "The Battle-Field Before Williamsburg" which shows much detail (see). Also on the ftpg. are various column heads including: "Occupation of Norfolk" "Proclamation of Gen. Wool" "All Their Steamers Destroyed" "Affairs At Richmond" "The Executi... See More
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 31, 1862 A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy.The front page includes: "The Lines About Richmond" 'Probable Result of Jackson's Foray Into Maryland" "Washington As It Was And Is--Concluded" "The Yankee Congress" "Movements & Spirit of the War" and more.
The back page continues wit... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 31, 1862 Most of of the front page is taken up with a huge Civil War map titled: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN THE SOUTH-WEST" with some column heads including: "The Capture of Corinth" "Another Rebel 'Skedaddle' " "Gen. Nelson in the Enemy's Camp" "Retreat of the Rebels to Okolona" "General Banks's retreat&qu... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 22, 1862 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" "Skirmishing Between Sigel and the Rebels" "Shocking Treatment of Un... See More
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 15, 1862 A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, with war reports from the Confederate perspective. The front page includes: "Movements of the Enemy On James River" "From Gordonsville" 'From Yorktown" "Summary Of News". There are also many Acts from the Confederate Congress, most relating to the Civi... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 1, 1862 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 Rebels Suffer Twice as Severely" "Gen. Pope In Hot Pursuit" "Official Report of... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 13, 1862 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" "Occupation By Our Troops" "the Rebels Gone Toward Hagerstown" and more.
Eight ... See More
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 8, 1862 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..." "The Indian War".
Amon... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 19, 1863 The top of the ftpg. is dominated by a nice & quite detailed map headed: "THE GALVESTON AFFAIR. Map of Galveston City & Harbor, Showing the Position of the Union Fleet at the Time of the Attack."
Among the ftpg. column heads on the war are: "The Galveston Disaster" "The Bloody Fight on the Harriet Lane" "Interesting A... See More
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 26, 1863 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 Indifference To It--The War ... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, March 26, 1863 This issue has--and on the front page--a report somewhat inconspicuous in its presentation yet exceedingly significant in its place in history. It lists the very first recipients of perhaps the most prestigious & coveted award for military valor: the Medal of Honor.
Near the bottom of the ftpg. is a single-column heading: "PROMOTION AND REWARD," ... 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 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" "The City Entered by the French Troops" &q... See More
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 4, 1863 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: "The Fight Of Wednesday" & "A Fight at Carlisle".
Page 2 has ... See More
THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, August 17, 1863 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" "Fight at Sparta" "Fro... See More
ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Sept. 19, 1863 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" "Artillery In the United States Army" ... 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.
NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 9, 1864 Near the middle right of the front page is a one column map showing where the Brazos River meets the Gulf of Mexico.
Among the one column Civil War heads on the ftpg. are: "Interesting from Texas & New Orleans" "Our Operations on the Texan Coast" "Spread of Unionism in the Lone Star State" "Our Forces On the Rio Grande&quo... See More
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 DAILY SOUTH CAROLINIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 23, 1864 Most of the front page is taken up with ads. Most of pages 2 & 3 are taken up with: "Important Action of Congress in Secret Session--Passage of the Currency, Tax, and Military Bills". Pg. 3 also has: "War News" & other item, plus a few ads. The back page is filled with ads.
This issue has much we... See More
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 15, 1864 A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has various war-related items including various "City Intelligence" items including a move to purchase a house in Richmond for the family of Robert E. Lee, followed by his letter of thanks but declining the offer, signed by him in type: R. E. Lee, General.
The bac... See More
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 18, 1864 The back page has an interesting editorial which begins: "Recent transactions warrant the declaration that the enemy have ceased to fight as well as they did in the 2nd and 3rd years of the war. They have been defeated in Florida with a force on our part of but one to three. They were routed in Mississippi..." and more. The editoria... See More
THE LIBERATOR, Boston, April 1, 1864 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 journey to emancipation.
Page 3 has: "The Amnesty Proclamation" "It... See More
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 4, 1864 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 is the historic Thirteenth Amendment concerning slavery and its passage by the Senate, with the vote noted.
It concludes with a typically Southern edito... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 23, 1864 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" "Skirmishing All Along Our Lines" "Rebels Trying to Obstruct The River"... 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 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 institutions make all is... See More
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 8, 1865 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, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right...".
Page 4 has an editorial headed: "Lincoln's Inaugural"... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, March 22, 1865 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" "Expedition Up The Coast" "Gallant Conduct of Officers and Men" "Capture of One Piece of Artillery" &q... See More
NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 15, 1865 This newspaper had already set their front page Civil War reports when the news of Lincoln's assassination came in causing them to report the tragic news on an inside page.
The photos show the page four column heads stating that President Lincoln had been shot. Included are twelve dispatches which chronicle the events and provides various particulars based on ... See More
THE WORLD, New YORK, April 21, 1865 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: "WASHINGTON" "22,000 Rebel Prisoners Pass Resolutions on the Death of Mr.... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, April 22, 1865 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 the Monumental City" "The Whole Route Draped in Black & the Entir... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 4, 1865 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" "Scenes and Incidents" "End of the Long Journey" "THE ASSASSINATION" ... See More
ILLINOIS STATE JOURNAL, Springfield, May 4, 1865 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 concerning the closing events of the Civil War and the trial of Lincoln's conspirators, the prime Lincoln con... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1865 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" "They Surround the Arch Rebel at Daylight on Wednesday" "Nearly... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, June 16, 1865 The front page has a great amount of content on the Reconstruction process in the South including: "Reconstruction Gossip at the National Capital" "The People of the South Converted by the Sword to the Northern Version of the Constitution" "They Accept the Overthrow of Southern Dogmas and the Institution of Slavery as Effective &a... See More
NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, August 19, 1865 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 and Atlantics with the box score which lists the famous "L. Pike" as the catcher, an "B. Pike" a... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 24, 1867 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 must allow, excommunicates with all the prom... See More
SANTA BARBARA PRESS, California, Jan. 28, 1871 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.
SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY ARGUS, Snelling, Merced County, California, Aug. 24, 1872 This very small town (pop. 231 in 2010) is located near the geographic center of California, originally called "The Snelling Ranch". In 1870 it was changed to Snelling, a family that operated a way station since 1851. It is located just north of the larger city of Merced.
In addition to news items this is... See More
DAILY OREGON HERALD, Portland, Nov. 13, 1872 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 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 pertaining to "The Manufacture of Iron" i... 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.
DAILY ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, Oct.6, 1879 Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this is among our last. And it is a volume one issue from the Territory of Arizona as it did not become a state until 1912.
A nice assortment of news articles and ads with page 2 having an ad for the famous "Delmonico Restaurant" by "Miss Nell... See More
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 4, 1879 The last column of the ftpg. is taken up with a very interesting, although erroneous, report of the death of Jesse James with heads: "A CORPSE AT LAST" "The Bandit King Slain In His Saddle" "Jesse James Killed By a former Friend" "The Assassin Escapes After a Running Fight" "Southwest Missouri the Scene of th... See More
THE LATTER DAY SAINTS' MILLENNIAL STAR, Liverpool, England, Aug. 30, 1880 This periodical, typically shorted to "Millennial Star", was the longest continuously published periodical of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, being printed from 1840 until 1970. During its 130-year history the Millennial Star varied from being monthly, semi-monthly and even weekly, and wa... See More
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 19, 1881 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 Company on the train robbed by the James gang...He gave a correspondent the following account of the affair so far... See More
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, April 4, 1882 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 all of the accused train robbers. Men are huddled together in groups on the street... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1882 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 Ford". This account takes over... 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 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, very nice condition.
GUNNISON REVIEW-PRESS, Colorado, Feb. 12, 1884 An uncommon title from this boom mining town in the southwestern quadrant of Colorado tucked in a valley amidst the Rocky Mountains. Gunnison boomed in the late 1870's and early 1880's and was once the home of Wyatt Earp and "Texas Jack". Today there are some 5500 residents of Gunnison.
Front page column heads include: "B... 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
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 20, 1885 Full ftpg. shows: "The New Aquatic Wonder, the Steam-Yacht 'Stiletto'...". Prints inside include: "Kansas--Transfer of the Nez Perces--The Indians Boarding a Train at Arkansas City for Their Old Home in Idaho"; a great fullpg. print of; "The Torch of the Statue of Liberty As it Will Appear When Completed... See More
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Dec. 6, 1887 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 & Widespread Disaster Impending" "National Energies Crip... See More
THE DESERET WEEKLY, Salt Lake City, Utah, Jan. 5, 1889 This paper calls itself a: "Pioneer Publication of the Rocky Mountain Region - Truth and Liberty". See the photo below for the very decorative & large front page illustration, which shows settlers traveling, the Mormon temple, an early train, etc.
This issue includes: "The Territorial Fair" "The Negro ... See More
PUBLIC LEDGER, Memphis, Tennessee, Jan. 19, 1889 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, evenly toned, a few spine indents from disbinding, good cond... 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
ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, Nov. 9, 1893 This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 19 years before it joined the Union. Varied news reports both local & national with a nice wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated.
Among the articles: "A Peculiar Find - A Box Full of Dynamite Found" Eight pages, nice condition.
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