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March 31, 1874
EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, March 31, 1874
* Jesse James-Younger gang
* Missouri lawmen hired
The front page has: "Missouri - Appropriation for the Suppression of Outlaws--Another Terrible Tragedy" which notes in part: "...appropriating ten thousand dollars...to bring the James and Younger brothers and other outlaws & desperadoes infesting different parts of ... See More
February 2, 1874
EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, Feb. 2, 1874
* Jesse James gang
* Train robbery
The top of the front page has a very nice account of the Gad's Hill train robbery, done by the James-Younger gang, although their identity was not know at the time of this report. The head reads: "The Train Robbery" with subhead: "Further Particulars of the Crime--The Daring Actions o... See More
March 1, 1882
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, March 1, 1882
* Jesse James Gang
* Outlaws killed
This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.
The front page has a one column heading: "Part of the James Gang Riddled With Bullets" The actual report is on page 2 with very small headings: "Dead Desperadoes" and "Poke... See More
March 31, 1882
CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Ohio, March 31, 1882
* Golden City steamer fire
* James gang outlaw capture
The front page has one column headings that include: "DIRE DEATH !"' "The River Packet Golden City"' "En Route from New Orleans to Cincinnati"' "The James Boys"' "The Ntorious Dick Little Surrenders...".
Oth... See More
February 19, 1915
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 19, 1915
* Outlaw Frank James death
* Jesse James gang fame
Page 9 has one column headings: "Frank James Dies At 74", "Former Outlaw Was One of Last Survivors of Notorious Band". This is 1st report coverage on the death of famous old West outlaw, Frank James, brother of Jesse James.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the d... See More
January 30, 1875
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 30, 1875
* Jesse and Frank James arrested ?
* Kearney MO Missouri home raid
The bottom of the front page has a very brief--and inaccurate--report headed: "Arrest Of The James Boys In Missouri". It reads in total: "A dispatch purporting to come from reliable sources says that Sheriff Groom, of Clay County, with a posse of twenty me... See More
September 26, 1889
THE EVENING NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, Sept. 26, 1889
* Buckatunna MS Mississippi
* Train holdup - robbery
* Outlaw Rube Burrow
Page 3 has one column headings: "Southern Highwaymen"
"Hold Up A Train On The Mobile & Ohio Road"
and more. See photos for 1st report coverage on the train robbery at Buckatunna, Mississippi.
This was the work o... See More
October 13, 1882
CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Ohio, October 13, 1882
* Outlaw Frank James
* Interview with the brother of Jesse James
Two-thirds of a column on page 2 is taken up with: "Frank James" and "The Notorious Outlaw Gives an Outline of His Checkered Career for the Past Few Years" which is very interesting reading (see photos).
Eight pages, nice condition.... See More
April 9, 1882
THE DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Memphis, Tennessee, April 9, 1882
* re. Jesse James assassination
The front page has a brief item: "St. Joseph has been the sensational center the past week. First the untimely death of Mr. J. James, & then the arrest in New York of two St. Joites who were negotiating for the sale..." (see photos).
Four pages, large folio size, loose at... See More
December 15, 1864
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1864
* General William T. Sherman
* March to the sea nearing the end
* Savannah, Georgia
* Jesse James ? probably
Among the nice front page first heads are: "SAVANNAH", "From Sherman's Army Direct", "He Left the Army on the 9th Ten Miles from Savannah", "Sherman Advancing in Attack on the 10th", "The Army in... See More
April 19, 1882
BELLEFONTE REPUBLICAN, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, April 19, 1882
* re. James James murder
* Ford Brothers pardoned
Page 4 has a report headed: "The Ford Brothers" datelined from St. Joseph, Mo., noting: "The grand jury to-day found an indictment for murder in the first degree against the Ford brothers, who killed Jesse James...brought into court and pleaded guilty and we... See More
July 24, 1873
NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, New York, July 24, 1873
* Jesse James Gang
* 1st railroad train robbery
On the front page under "The Iowa Train Robbery" is a report beginning:
* Gov. Carpenter offers $500 reward, each, for the capture of the robbers of the Rock Island Railroad train...It is now ascertained that there were ten robbers. Yesterday six of them were seen near Creston...rid... See More
June 10, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 10, 1882 Nice full ftpg. horse racing scene: "Opening of the Racing Season at Jerome Park--The Finish of the First Race". Fullpg print: "Dredging in New York Harbor". Half page print: "The Old Jumel Mansion". 2 full page prints: "Giuseppe Garibaldi" and "The 'Jeannette' Survivors--Meeting of Danehower an... See More
October 21, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 21, 1882 The front page of this issue features a full page Thomas Nast political cartoon entitled "'Ay! There's the Rub!' -- You Can't Change the Nature of the Animal". Inside the issue is much text with some illustration on 'The Bicentenary of Philadelphia'. Also included is a full page 'The Phillipse Manor House a... See More
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