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June 29, 1699
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 29, 1699 Page 2 has maritime reports including: "The Thomas and Jane of this port arrived here yesterday from Virginia, and the Antelope...from Jamaica. And this day came in the Benjamin and Sarah...from Jamaica, and the John...from Virginia."
Nice to have 17th century mention of the "New World" in period newspapers.
Single sheet, 7 by ... See More
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1738 Near the back is a letter to the King which contains a request and suggested resolutions providing for the safe passage and free trade of subjects of the King an and about the Americas. The response from the King includes: "I am sensibly touch'd with the many hardships & injuries sustained by my trading subjects in America from... See More
May 21, 1750
THE RAMBLER, London, May 21, 1750 An uncommon periodical done by the Samuel Johnson.
Johnson was one of the most important English writers of the eighteenth century. It's long been traditional to refer to the second half of the eighteenth century as "the age of Johnson". While working on the dictionary, for which he is perhaps most famous, he published a series of periodical e... See More
October 14, 1777
THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Oct. 14, 1777
* Revolutionary War Era
* 18th century
* From The Enemy
Page 3 has a report from Albany noting: "...that Major Yates...has abandoned Fort George...Part of the enemy still remain at Skeensborough...General Nixon with about 1000 men, lies at & about Fort Ann...Gen. Schuyler continues his head quarters at Fort Edward..." and... See More
July 31, 1779
THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, July 31, 1779
* General Augustine Prevost
* Re. Battle of Beaufort SC
* American Revolutionary War
Page 3 has an item: "...official intelligence...that General Prevost had met with the same disaster as General Burgoyne at Saratoga, but not before he had made a brave defence, by which a dreadful slaughter was made in his unfortunate army. Equal ... See More
December 18, 1779
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 18, 1779 The ftpg. has a report of several Acts of Parliament receiving the Royal Assent by the King, one to: "...empower His Majesty to secure & detain persons charged with, or suspected of, the crime of High Treason committed in any of His Majesty's Colonies or Plantations in America, or on the High Seas, or the crime of Piracy."
The bal... See More
April 22, 1783
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, April 22, 1783
* Benjamin Franklin wants to resign
Page 3 has a brief item: "Dr. Franklin has written to Congress requesting permission to resign his public employment, 'the business being too weighty for his old shoulders'. Such was the Doctor's expression."
Page 7 is mostly taken up with: "American News" which talks of ships leav... See More
September 9, 1793
THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Sept. 9, 1793 Page 3 has a: "Proclamation" from the French foreign minister concerning France's presence in America. Also a letter to the merchants of Hartford concerning impressment of American ships and men by foreign powers, signed in type: Th. Jefferson as Secretary of State.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a few discreet archival me... See More
May 22, 1794
THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 22, 1794 A very ornate masthead makes this a displayable issue.
The middle of page 3 has an interesting item from Baltimore: "We have tarred & feathered the Captain of a vessel here for imprudently reversing the colours of the United States and placing the British above. It is said that the Captain has since drowned himself.&... See More
June 27, 1795
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 27, 1795
* Masonic - Masons - Freemasonry
* Toast to President George Washington
* St. John the Baptist celebration
Page 2 has a report of a: "Fraternal Feast", a Masonic celebration, beginning: "The Feast of St. John the Baptist was celebrated by the Grand Lode of this Commonwealth..." with details of the event.
Among the toasts... See More
July 29, 1795
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 29, 1795 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 condition.
September 30, 1795
THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Sept. 30, 1795 Page 2 has nearly a full column taken up with a petition to the House of Representatives on concerns with problems with the Jay Treaty with England.
Four pages, nice condition.
October 3, 1795
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 3, 1795
* 18th century American title
Page 2 includes: "Naval Action in the Mediterranean" between the English & the French; also: "Republic of France - National Convention" "Annihilation of the Emigrants Lately landed in France" & other items.
Page 3 includes 7 illustrated ship ads, with 6 on the back page. Four pages, ... See More
November 5, 1795
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Nov. 5, 1795 Beyond having one of the more decorative & displayable mastheads of the 18th century, most of the front page is taken up with continued discussion headed: "Features on Mr. Jay's Treaty" with England, a very controversial document which was ultimately signed by President Washington in August.
Four pages,... See More
November 12, 1795
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Nov. 12, 1795 Beyond having one of the more decorative & displayable mastheads of the 18th century, over half of the front page is taken up with continued discussion headed: "Features on Mr. Jay's Treaty" with England, a very controversial document which was ultimately signed by President Washington in August.
Four ... See More
December 2, 1795
THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 2, 1795 Page 2 has an item from London headed: "St. Paul's Covent Garden" noting: "...repairs of which near 5000 pounds have...been expended was entirely destroyed by fire. The flames broke out in the cupola...".
Page 3 has a report of a meeting between Indian chiefs and William Blount, governor of the So... See More
December 21, 1795
FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston Dec. 21, 1795 Certainly one of the less common American titles from the 18th century.
Page 1 has a short article: "Gen. Washington's Letters". Most of page 2 is taken up with a fascinating article: "Orthoepy". It's actually a word: the study of correct pronunciation. It begins: "In compliance with my premise I now send you the extract ... See More
January 25, 1798
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Jan. 25, 1798
* 18th century American publication
The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction.
News of the day with several advertisements.
Four pages, wide never-trimmed margins, nice condition.... See More
August 1, 1798
FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 1, 1798 Page 2 has: "Constellation Frigate, Or, Notice for French Pirates" which has: "The U.S. frigate Constellation...is now off our bar...to cruise along our southern coast for the protection of the American trade & the punishment of French insolence...".
Also a letter to the President from officers at Salisbu... See More
April 3, 1799
THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, April 3, 1799 Inside has: "Of Buonaparte and Egypt" "Invasion of Naples" as well as a report from the London Gazette which includes a letter signed by: Horatio Nelson, from on board his ship 'Vanguard'. Page 3 has: "Another Victory" and a report from Boston: "The PRESIDENT of the United States wil... See More
May 26, 1803
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, May 26, 1803 The back page has an advertisement headed "Gilbert Stuart", noting in part: "...G. Stuart takes this opportunity, likewise, to apprise the public that he has pursued the necessary steps...to protect his works for the future from the illiberal and injurious piracy which has hitherto been committed upon them..." and f... See More
September 26, 1804
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 26, 1804 Page 2 contains a letter signed in type: Th. Jefferson, which concerns relations with France.
Four pages, an archival mend on pg. 2, some smudges inside, generally nice.
December 14, 1808
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 14, 1808 The middle of page 2 has a black-bordered report headed: "Death" which is a report on: "...the melancholy tidings of the decease of His Excellency JAMES SULLIVAN, Esq., Governor & Commander in Chief of this Commonwealth, in the 65th year of his age..." with more detail.
Four pages, very nice condition.
August 7, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 7, 1813 Nearly 7 pages are taken up with: "Events of the War" within which are "Battle of Beaver Dam" "Retirement of Maj. Gen. Dearborn" "Military", a letter from Chilicothe, "Chesapeake and Shannon" which concerns the famous naval battle. In the article is: "...The second broadside, capt. Lawre... See More
July 30, 1814
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 30, 1814 Five pages of reports fall under the heading: "Events of the War" with subheads & reports including: "Hear the Enemy" "Call of Militia" "From Canada" "Hostages" "The Battle of Chippewa" "General Brown" "Gen. Izard" "Naval" "General Orders&quo... See More
August 5, 1815
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 5, 1815 Page 2 has: "More Great News" "Second Abdication of Buonaparte!" with the details of this event.
Also on pg. 2 are some reports concerning the Battle of Waterloo.
Four pages, various foxing, good condition.
March 28, 1818
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 28, 1818 The ftpg. of this issue is dominated by a very large engraving of a ship headed: "Huzza, for the Massachusetts!", part of a political notice in support of John Brooks for governor.
Note that the flag on the tallest mast bears his name, with political slogans on the other flags. Much text as well. Given the considerable naval activity in t... See More
July 4, 1818
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 4, 1818 The front page has not only an unusually lengthy article headed: "Horse-Racing" but a very early one as well, as horse racing in the States did not become popular until many years later.
Four pages, several foxing spots, generally nice condition.
November 11, 1818
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 11, 1818 A page 2 report begins: "The Legislature of New Jersey...passed an act last Thursday, prohibiting the exportation of slaves or servants of colour out of that State. It makes it penal in the sum of 2000 dollars, or imprisonment...and more about the other circumstances that would warrant a fine or imprisonment."... See More
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Page 2 also has: "D
November 14, 1818
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 14, 1818 The front page has: "Execution of Hamilton" from Albany, which notes at the beginning: "On Thursday James Hamilton was executed in this city for the murder of Major Birdsall last summer...his fate excited much sympathy, and his execution was witnessed by more than 1000 people...".
Shortly before his execution Hamilton wrote his f... See More
September 18, 1819
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, A consecutive pair of issues dated Sept. 18 and 25, 1819 Typically, prior to formally becoming a state of the union a territorial government needs to create and approve a Constitution that would not be in conflict with the federal Constitution.
Printed in these two issues in its entirety is the "Constitution of the State of Alabama, Adopted Aug. 2... See More
March 2, 1820
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 2, 1820 The ftpg. has an early letter datelines: "Republic of Texas, Fort Walker, Nov. 30th, 1819" with the letter detailing trouble there. Bits include: "...Our dangers, difficulties & troubles...have been great. Nacogdoches has fallen into the hands of our enemies...Frequent engagements take place between the two forces...I... See More
October 9, 1826
BELLOWS FALLS INTELLIGENCER, Vermont, Oct. 9, 1826 The front page has an article: "Gold and Silver Coins of the United States and Great Britain" which reports on the various coins, quantities, their weigh, etc.
Four pages, good condition.
December 10, 1831
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 10, 1831 Of special note is the complete & lengthy text of President Andrew Jackson's state-of-the-union address which occupies the last four pages, signed by him in type: Andrew Jackson. In it he reviews all that transpired in 1831.
Also of interest is a complete listing of the "House of Representatives" in 1831, state by ... See More
January 11, 1834
ATKINSON'S SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Jan. 11, 1834
* Rare Davy Crockett report
Page 2 has a quite small, inconspicuous item noting: "Col. Davy Crocket [Crockett], in a letter to the editors of the National Intelligencer denies the authenticity of the book lately published, purporting to be his memoirs, and says that he is now writing his own life & adventures, w... See More
May 1, 1834
THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., May 1, 1834 The front page has more than a column taken up with a treaty for the purchase of land : "...made at the Otoe Village on the River Platte, between Henry Ellsworth Commissioner...U.S. and the united bands of Otoes, and Missourias, Dwelling on the said Platte...". Included are the "X" marks of 26 Indian chiefs, as well as the Presiden... See More
May 7, 1834
THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., May 7, 1834 The ftpg. has over 2 columns taken up with a treaty between the United States and the Cherokee nation of Indians west of the Mississippi, made at Fort Gibson. It is signed in type by President Andrew Jackson, and the "X" mark of 2 Indian chiefs.
The front page also has a ad: "$25 Reward" for a runaway slave, with details.
F... See More
June 10, 1837
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 10, 1837 Page 4 has: "Late From Texas" begins: "We learn by a letter from our Texas correspondent that the army there is in a sad state of insubordination...". Another page has the lengthy: "Message of President Houston" in which he gives a state-of-the-union report of the country of Texas, signed in type: Sam. Houston... See More
March 2, 1841
RICHMOND ENQUIRER, Virginia, a pair of issues dated Feb. 27 and March 2, 1841. Various news & ads of the day and each issue has at least two slave sale notices.
Each complete in 4 pages, nice condition.
October 30, 1841
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 30, 1841
* William Slade Jr. speech
* Abolition of slavery
* Amistad African slaves
One half of this issue is taken up with the "Speech of Hon. William Slade" in the House of Representatives on: "Power of Congress To Abolition Slavery and the Slave Trade in the District of Columbia" which falls under the larger heading... See More
October 29, 1847
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 29, 1847
* Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
* Mexican-Amercian War
Inside has some great content on the Mexican War including nearly a full column letter: "Dispatches From Major Downing" on the situation from near the end of the war. It includes a letter from him to President Polk which begins: "I've done my best, acco... See More
October 30, 1852
SATURDAY EVENING GAZETTE, Boston, Oct. 30, 1852 The top of a ftpg. column is headed: "DEATH OF DAN'L WEBSTER" "Demonstration of Respect In Boston" "A Nation Mourns His Loss".
An incredible amount of related text as over half of the ftpg. related to Webster's death, and almost all of page 2 does as well.
A great paper for this report as Webster died in ... See More
January 13, 1854
DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Jan. 13, 1854 Page 2 has a report: "Washington News - The Nebraska Territorial Bill" with much on it, as the territories argue over the slavery issue and their acceptance into the Union.
Four pages, very nice condition.
June 22, 1854
THE CALIFORNIA FARMER, San Francisco June 22, 1854 This is quite early for a California newspaper. A nice engraving in the masthead with much of the content having a farming theme, although there are other items as well. This is a volume 1 issue.
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 12 by 18 inches, staining at the corners and some wear at the folds.
January 17, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 17, 1857 This is just the third issue published. Very few illustrations, but they include: "Peter Cartwright, the Pioneer Preacher of the West" and "Modern Naples" which has 3 illustrations.
Complete in 16 pages, scattered foxing, generally good condition.
November 5, 1859
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 5, 1859 The front page has most of a column taken up with details concerning the Harper's Ferry raid by John Brown, headed: "Harper's Ferry Insurrection--Sentence of Capt. Brown and Conviction of Coppee".
Included is the lengthy address by John Brown. One of the subheads is: "A Culprit's Confession", as well as a... See More
November 19, 1859
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 19, 1859 The front page has two-thirds of a column taken up with reports concerning the Harper's Ferry raid by John Brown, headed: "Insanity of Gerrit Smith" as well as; "Treatment of the Counsel of John Brown at Charlestown, Virginia".
Page 3 has a column headed; "New Excitement at Charlestown, Va." which has ... See More
November 30, 1859
NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 30, 1859
* Death of Washington Irving
* American short-story writer
* "Legend of Sleepy Hollow" fame
The top of the front page has: "Obituary' "Death of Washington Irving" with the lengthy details taking over 2 columns.
Eight pages, binding indents at the spine cause some text loss to the first column article, but not close to the n... See More
December 15, 1859
NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 15, 1859 The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "STATE OF THE UNION" "The Presidential Campaign of 1860" "The Harper's Ferry Raid" "Approaching Execution of Cook, Coppie, Green and Copeland" and more.
The text takes a full column and carries over to page 2, where also are found: "The Executions To-Morrow" "The ... See More
May 14, 1860
NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1860 Most of the first column is taken up with a fascinating article: "The Slave Trade" "Full Particulars of the Capture of the Slaver Wildfire". The article begins: "The great event of the past fortnight...has been the capture by the U.S. steam Mohawk...of the slave bark Wildfire and her cargo of 520 negroes...". This was a notable slav... See More
November 18, 1861
NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 18, 1861 Most of the front page is taken up with the latest news on Trent Affair. This was a diplomatic incident that threatened a war between the United States and the United Kingdom. The U.S. Navy illegally captured two Confederate diplomats from the British ship Trent. England protested vigorously. The United States ended the incident by releasing the diplomats.
Fir... See More
February 19, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, February 19, 1862 Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "The Great Victory", "Additional Particulars of the Capture of Fort Donelson", "Graphic Description of the Sanguinary Fight", and more.
Complete in eight pages. foxing more so near the margins, bit of staining near the middle
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April 19, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 19, 1862 The full front page shows: "Shipping Artillery at Alexandria, Virginia". Prints inside include: "City of Norfolk, Virginia" "Transports Embarking Troops at Alexandria" "Federal Troops at Hampton, Virginia"; a full page: "General Map of the Seat of War in Virginia, Showing the Road to Richmond" &qu... See More
August 23, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 23, 1862 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War: "Ovation to Gen. Corcoran" "General Corcoran's Response" "The Procession" "From Gen. McClellan's Army - Reported Evacuation of Williamsburg" "The Movement of Troops...Richmond Almost Bare of Rebel Troops...".
Plus there is more on pages 4, 5 and 8 includin... See More
October 11, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 11, 1862 The front page has two illustrations: "Flight of the Inhabitants of Sharpsburg at the Approach of Their Rebel Deliverers" and "Ford Near Shepherdstown, On the Potomac--Picket Firing Across the River".
Prints inside include a full page of: "The Battle of Antietam--First Maryland Battery in the Fore-Ground" and another... See More
April 25, 1863
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 25, 1863 The front page of this issue has an illustration and supporting text re: the "Bartlett's Patent Refrigerator". The inside pages has: "Cobb's Patent Hay Rack", "Raymond's Patent Hay Fork", "Johnson's Patent Piston-Rod Packing, and more. There are also two Civil War reports - one "The attack o... See More
October 31, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 31, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Reports From Lee's Army" "Skirmishing in South-Western Virginia" "The Rebel Preparations In Texas" "Important From Chattanooga" "Attack Upon Gen. Hooker" "The Rebels Repulsed at Every Point" and more.
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, n... See More
November 9, 1864
AMERICAN & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, Baltimore, Nov. 9, 1864 The ftpg. has some reports on the election, headed: "The Election - A Great Union Triumph" which includes: "Our returns s we write are fragmentary & incomplete, but there is no doubt of the result...The stream of Union gains is unremitting...Pennsylvania, without which McClellan had not the ghost of a chance of ... See More
May 13, 1865
THE WORLD, New York May 13, 1865 The ftpg. has a nice stack of column heads on the conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln, with: "The Conspiracy" "Progress of the Secret Trials at Washington" "Reverdy Johnson Said to Have Agreed to Defend Mrs. Surratt" "Interesting Story of the Arrest of Louis Payne the Assailant of Secretary Seward" "How the N... See More
July 28, 1866
CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, July 28, 1866 Page 2 has an inconspicuous--yet historic--report noting: "Nebraska was admitted to the Union by both branches of Congress on Friday, the vote standing in the Senate 24 to 18, and in the House 63 to 52, and the bill has gone to the President for his signature. The Senators from the new State are already in Washington."
But it wou... See More
August 7, 1866
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 7, 1866 The ftpg. reports on the New Orleans Massacre, column heads including: "THE REBEL RIOT" "Mutilation of Gen. Sheridan's Dispatch to Gen. Grant" "Threats of a Rebel Attack on Colored Regiments" "Attempted Assassination of Union Men".
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, nice conditio... See More
May 21, 1869
NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1869
* First Transcontinental (Pacific) Railroad
Page 5 has a nice article providing a history of the creation of the Pacific Railroad, which just 11 days previous was formally completed.
"The Pacific Railroad" "Lecture by W. B. Ogden, One of the Promoters--History of the Road From Its Inception--The Scenery and Soil Along the Route".... See More
December 17, 1873
SPIRIT OF KANSAS, Lawrence, Dec. 17, 1873 A very ornate, farm-themed engraving in the masthead. The subtitle is: "A Journal of Home & Husbandry".
Eight pages, worn at the margins with some tears, some wear at the folds as well, irregular at the margins. But a title we have not offered before.
January 28, 1874
MORNING CHRONICLE, Quebec, Canada, Jan. 28, 1874 We seldom acquire 19th century Quebec newspapers. A typical issue of the day, various news items and a wealth of advertising.
Four pages, large folio size, wear at the margins, some staining at the margins. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.
AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, Jan. 25, 1877 Inside this issue is a small but historic article on the discovery and capture of the Indian camp headed by Chief Sitting Bull.... See More
Also within are two articles of Judaic interest: one describing the return of multitudes of Jews to their homeland in Palestine, and the other a challenge to Christians to view the Jews in a positive ligh
Also within are two articles of Judaic interest: one describing the return of multitudes of Jews to their homeland in Palestine, and the other a challenge to Christians to view the Jews in a positive ligh
November 21, 1879
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 21, 1879 Page 3 has almost half a column headed: "The James Boys" "An Instance Where Jesse James Was Moved from His Purpose by the Voice of Prayer". It begins: "The famous detective, Pinkerton, has given the James boys the name of being blood thirsty wretches who could never be moved from their purpose of killing, when once they made up... See More
January 14, 1881
FINDLAY DAILY JEFFERSONIAN, Ohio, Jan. 14, 1881 Page 2 has two interesting, brief items: "It is asserted that the horse which John Wilkes Booth rode to the place of his capture after President Lincoln's assassination, belongs to an Abington, Mass. man & is a good traveler, though 23 yrs old."
Also: "The shutting out of Congress of the Polygamist Cannon is really... See More
January 14, 1885
PUCK, New York, Jan. 14, 1885 Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its political cartoons:
front page: "... See More
July 24, 1885
THE CINCINNATI ENQUIRER, Ohio, July 24, 1885 The entire ftpg. is taken up with reports concerning the death of Grant, with a cameo engraving captioned: "General Ulysses S. Grant", and a nice stack of first column heads including: "DEAD" "The Nation's Hero" "Greatest on the Roll of Honor" "He Yields to the Fell Sergeant Death" "Americ... See More
June 9, 1886
NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 9, 1886 The top of the ftpg. has a column headed: "THE PRESIDENT MARRIED" "A New Mistress Of The White House" "End of a Memorable Courtship--The Couple's Bridal Trip Begun".
This was the marriage of President Grover Cleveland, the only President to be married at the White House. The articles takes 1 1/2 columns.
Twelve pages, ... See More
December 9, 1891
THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, Dec. 9, 1891 The entire front page, and most of page 5 are taken up with the: "MESSAGE Of The President of the United States to Congress and the Country". It is signed in type at its conclusion: Benjamin Harrison. A wealth of content on the accomplishments & challenges of 1891.
Complete in 8 pages, minor wear at folds, good condition.... See More
January 2, 1895
THE GAZETTE, Berkeley, California, Jan. 2, 1895 A small paper covering mostly local events, plus a wealth of ads.
Four pages, two folds, foxing at the vertical fold, mild wear at the margins & folds.
August 1, 1896
THE LOS ANGELES RECORD, California, Aug. 1, 1896 A typical newspaper of the day. The front page features a rather large political cartoon showing McKinley and Bryan. Four pages, very nice condition.
November 13, 1897
SATURDAY GLOBE, Utica, New York, Nov. 13, 1897 This was one of the only newspapers of the 19th century which had color prints within. The ftpg. of this issue has a comic message on the current fashion of large plumage in the hats, this print captioned: "Fashions In Ladies' Hats Soon To Be All The Rage."
Eight pages, wear at the margins and the folds.
April 15, 1899
THE MOUNTAIN ECHO, Boulder Creek, California, April 15, 1899 This is a small town some 13 miles north of Santa Cruz, once a favorite tourist spot and increasingly becoming a commuter town for nearby Silicon Valley.
A small size newspaper of 4 pages with a variety of news tidbits and advertisements, typical of small towns from this period. Measures 10 1/2 by 15 inches, various tears at margi... See More
April 1, 1905
THE MAGNET, Brooklyn, New York, April, 1905 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 weeks." But the frequency would be ... See More
December 8, 1941
THE EVENING LEADER, St. Marys, Ohio, Dec. 8, 1941 The bold banner headline announces: "U.S. DECLARES WAR ON JAPAN" with a large map showing the theater of war in the Pacific. Various related articles on the ftpg.
Complete in 6 pages, 2 folds, good condition.
January 1, 1946
COAST REPORTER - THIRD SERIES -- EXTRA! A seemingly odd-ball weekly newspaper from Los Angeles, mostly dealing with political issues. The inside masthead notes: "The West's Snappiest Newspaper". No date is in the masthead, however by appearances I'd say it is from the 1940's.
The banner headline note: "Carlin Smith's Wild Parties", Smith being a can... See More
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