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THE GLOBE, from Washington D.C., dated August 23, 1838
* Sulphur Springs West Virginia WV
* Slaves commit murder
Page 2 has a detailed report about the murder of the Judge Mayers' two young daughters near the Virginia Sulpher Springs.
Says that three of Judge Mayers' slaves conspired in the murders & that they may be responsible for the deaths of four other Mayers children.
Othe... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 6, 1943
* Death of Dr. George Washington Carver
This 42 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 25 that include: "DR. CARVER IS DEAD; NEGRO SCIENTIST", "Son of Slave Parents Who Made Experiments as Member of Tuskegee Faculty" and more. Included is a one column photo of him.
Slightly browned with minor margin wear, otherwise in nice co... See More
CHICAGO TRIBUNE, Illinois, November 5, 2008
* Barrack Obama elected President of the United States
* Hometown newspaper of first African-American president
Presidential election newspapers have always been a mainstay of any historic newspaper collection, and ideally collectors try to find such an issue from the victor's hometown.
This newspaper is special for three reasons: 1) it is ... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, December 2, 1820
* Struggle for the throne of Hawaii
Within this issue is a report headed: "South Sea Islands" which reads in part: "Since the death of Tamahamaha, king of the Sandwich Islands, we hear there has been a desperate battle fought for the right of succession to the crown. It terminated in the dethronement of the young pr... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, August 27, 1910 Full front page photo: A New Triumph In The Science Of Flight. the photo shows John B. Moisant standing next to the plane he recently flew with a passenger aboard, across the British Channel between Calais and Tilmanstone.
The flight set a record for two persons in one plane.
Unrelated report inside: The Aeroplane In War So... See More
NEW-YORK TIMES, New York, NY, August 4, 1836
* Early Summer resorts
* Long Beach and more
* Original 19th century reading
A pg. 2 report says: "It is estimated that... 2000 citizens of Philadelphia are absent from the city at this time. At least 500 are at Cape May..." plus mention that the others are at Brandywine Springs, Long Beach, Long Branch, Saratoga, York Springs & Ye... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, April 8, 1911
There is a full color cover page on this issue. The front page of this issue is an illustration of "Revenge is Sweet" by Kemble.
This issue has a photo of "New York's Democratic Senator" and an illustration of "Champ Clark and His Friends." There is a photo of "The Burning of New York's State C... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 11, 1911
The front page of this issue is a photo of "A Beautifier of Cities."
This issue has an illustration of " 'They Say That the People Want This Here Reprosissity Bill Passed Even if We Are Agin It.' "Hain't They Selfish' " by Kemble. There is and article with photos of "Jowett of Carr's Lane" by... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 26, 1910
The front page of this issue has an illustration of "The Bully's Waterloo" by William L. Jacobs.
In this issue, there are photos of "Railroading at its Worst"; "The Song of the Sea"; "On of the Children of Destiny" and "The Play and its Players." The double page illustration is of "Unc... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 5, 1910
The front page of this issue has a photo of "Where the Paris Floods Did Their Worst."
There are photos of "The Flooded Section of Paris" and "A Superior Representative of 'The Inferior Sex.'" Also in this issue is an article and photos of "Canada's Athletic Prowess" and the double page i... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 24, 1909 There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has a photo of "The Executive Wink--Mr. Taft's Contribution to the Presidential Humanities--The Successor to Mr. Roosevelt's Illustrious Smile."
This issue has a photo spread of "A Summer Camp for New York Newsboys"; "Getting Ready for the Hu... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 22, 1909 There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has a photo of "Race-Track Betting According to Law."
This issue has photos and an article on "Falling a Mile through Space" by Edward Wesley Potter. There are photos of "The American Polo Team Which Will Play in England for the International Cup.&quo... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 13, 1909 The color cover of Abraham Lincoln (by Stanton Palmer) is not included. However, all other Lincoln related coverage (prints and text), as shown in the images, are present - including the standard cover with which includes Abraham Lincoln.
This issue has photos and an article of "Lincoln's Last Hours" and an illustration of... See More
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, New York City, New York, May 28, 1862
* Hanover, Virginia...
* Baltimore, Maryland...
This 8 page newspaper is in good condition (except for little margin wear) due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout fr... See More
This issue has a photo of "The Most Eloquent Woman in the World" and "King Edward Enjoying his Sixty-Seventh Birthday." There is a photo of "A Prima Donna By Right and Role"; and a double
This issue has photos of "Awarding the Olympic Prizes" which includes and photo of "Queen Alexandra presenting the Marathon Trophy to Hayes, the American Winner."
NEW YORK HERALD, March 8, 1858.
* USS Frigate Niagara
* Cable laying across the Atlantic Ocean
Front page has: "Departure Of The Niagara", "The Present Prospects and Condition of The Atlantic Telegraph Enterprise", "Is it Possible to Lay a Submarine Cable Across the Atlantic?", "The Reasons why it is Believed to be Practicable",&
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 28, 1906
* Slave Advertisements
* Washington D.C.
The front page has a reward ad for a runaway negro man, named Handy and one for a negro man...Thomas Pumphrey.
Page 2 has a runaway ad for a negro man...Joseph Garner and page 3 has a runaway ad for a Negro William and Negress Elizabeth.
News of the day includes: "Bank o
* Lewis Cass report
* Indian troubles...
Page 2 has the Report of The Secretary Of War, signed in type: Lewis Cass. Quite lengthy, with much about the relations and problems with various Indians. Other news of the day includes: "Georgia", "Illinois Election", "Treaty Of Naples", and more. Many advertisements as well.
* Southern Slavery
Complete in 8 pages, generally in nice condition due
* Slave Ship Captured
* Almost 400 Slaves
Page 2 has a report: Slaver Captured--A Spanish brig, with 394 slaves on board, was captured by the British brig of war, Victor, on the south side of...Cuba, and sent into Havanna... Other news of the day with ads. Dampstaining in unrelated content, small hole in the first leaf, small piece m
* Andrew Jackson
* Runaway Slaves Caught
This 4 page newspaper has news of the day throughout with the following one column headlines: "More Runaway Negroes Caught", "The Affair At Frederick", "Atrocities In Cuba", "Saratoga Springs", and much more. Some noticeable creasing, and minor staining, otherwise in good condition.
* 1st Steamship on Lake Erie
* Walk-in-the-Water reporting
A page 3 report from Buffalo states that: The Steam-Boat Walk-in-the-Water, left this place...for Mackina [sic], with a full freight and about 50 passengers....her freight consisted...of goods belonging to the American Fur Company, amounting in value of upwards of 100,000 dollars. Othe
* Anti-Slavery Periodical
As the title would suggest, this is an anti-slavery newspaper. Page 2 contains an illustrated ad for "James Birney" for President, under the Liberty ticket. Other various news items and articles with an anti-slavery theme, plus many ads as well. Irregular at the spine & mostly loose at the s
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 17, 1830 Over 2 pages are taken up with: "Census of 1830" which is: "An act, to provide for taking the fifth census or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States." & which includes the census schedule with a chart of the various categories to be counted including: "Slaves" and "Free Colored Persons&q... See More
* James Monroe public land sales notices
* Hartford, Connecticut 1818
On the front page under a small woodcut of an eagle and shield are five separate Acts plus three notices for the sale of public lands, each signed in type: James Monroe. Another act and notice on pg. 4 are also signed in type by Monroe. Other news of the day inclu
* Slavery and the War
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, April 2, 1860.
* Pony Express
* Saint Louis, Missouri
Page 3 has a very interesting article concerning the beginning of the Pony Express service, outlining the charges. The text is headed: "The California Pony Express" and is datelined St. Louis, with portions including: "We learn...that they commence receiving despatches for the California Pony Expres... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 14, 1863 Over half of the front page is taken up with a print: "The War In The Southwest--Adjutant-General Thomas Addressing the Negroes in Louisiana on the Duties of Freedom" showing hundreds of black soldiers, women and children.
Inside has a full page: "Lookout Mountain--Sketched by Theodore R. Davis from Our Works on Chattanooga Cre... See More
* Original News Reports
* War Against Slavery
This 8 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reporte
* Tax on Cotton
This 8 page newspaper is in nice (not brittle at all) condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this important time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with interesting Civil War reports from the time it happened wit
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 2, 1905 Front page "The Gateway of Peace" by W. A. Rogers; The First Photographs Taken of the Recent Meeting of the Zemstvoists in Moscow, Held in Defiance of the Police; Snap-Shots of Some of the Japanese and Russian Representatives at Portsmouth During the Peace Conference; The National Shooting Tournament at Sea Girt; Double pag... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 29, 1905
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 15, 1905
* The Arrest of Vallandigham
* Slaveholding Murder
This issue is full of Civil War reports, which including the following: "From the Army of the Potomac," "Vallandigham," "Slaveholding Murder," "Governor Seymour on Vallandigham's Arrest," "How the Rebel Armies are Recruited" and "Later From New Orleans." Th
CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Jan. 14, 1820 Pg. 3 has news about Yellow Stone Expedition noting the arrivals of Cols. Atkinson Chambers, Major Biddle, Capts. Smith and Carney at St. Louis, plus a few more details and word about the arrival of other personnel. Other news of the day includes: "Kentucky" "The Vermont Murder" "Restriction Of Slavery" and much more. Some lite staining in unrelated con... See More
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, July 4, 1859 Pg. 4 report: The Great Balloon Voyage The Journey Eastward Almost In Lake Erie Safe Arrival At Troy re. Professor Wises voyage in the mammoth balloon Atlantic. Other news of the day includes: "Ignoring Slavery" "Fireworks Explosion" "From Kansas" "Steam Fire Engine Worth Having" and much more. 8 pages in good condition.
EMANCIPATOR & WEEKLY CHRONICLE, Boston, October 2, 1844. As the title would suggest, this newspaper is themed on the anti-slavery cause from before the Civil War. Some of the news of the day includes: "Howe's Cave" "Mr. Polk A Slaveholder" "Webster and Clay" and much more. Nice condition, 4 pages.
NEW YORK HERALD, March 28, 1860, with various reports relating to the issue of slavery. Page 2 has a lengthy letter: "The Slavery Question" "What A Tobacco Planter of Maryland Thinks of the Politics of the Day". Other news of the day includes: "The Late Captures In The Gulf" "Affairs On Rio Grande" "The Strikes In New England" and much more. 8 pages in good condition.
PENNSYLVANIA INQUIRER AND NATIONAL GAZETTE, Phila., Sept. 8, 1843 On page 2 under An Expected Duel is a report about the attempts by officials to prevent the duel between Philip Barton Key (son of Francis Scott Key) and Capt. May. Some details about the exchange between the two men which led to the challenge. Other news of the day includes: "Robbers In Louisville" "From Yucatan" "Mexico And T... See More
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 9, 1859 Back page has: Narrative Of Professor Wises 231st Aerial Voyage Made from St. Louis, Mo., July 30, 1859, accompanied by his son, Chas. E. Wise. Also has: Blondins Greatest Feat He Stands On His Head re. his third tight rope performance above the Niagara River. Both are quite detailed. Other news of the day includes: "THE NEW SLAVE-TRADE" "The Kansas G... See More
LONG-ISLAND DEMOCRAT, Jamaica, N.Y., Jan. 4, 1842. Taking a full column on the front page is the Carriers Address Of The Long-Island Democrat. Others news of the day including reports on the slave trade, James Glentworth Speech, amendments to the constitution, Wall Street Crash and much more. Staining in the lower right corner, bit of edge wear, small hole above the masthead affecting each le... See More
THE CORRECTOR, Sag-Harbor, N.Y., Dec. 16, 1840.The Message From The President Of The United States To The Two Houses Of Congress, takes 3 col. on the front page, all of page 2 and concludes on page 3, signed in type: Martin Van Buren. Some discussion about the measures employed to suppress the slave trade. Bit of margin dirtiness, some foxing.