Search Within Results:
April 17, 1863
WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, April 17, 1863 This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era.
The ftpg. contains several war related reports including items he... See More
August 24, 1876
BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, Aug. 24, 1876 Page 3 has column heads: "The Indian War - Junction of Gens. Crook and Terry Confirmed" with subheads: "The Sale of Arms to Indians--The Canada Indians Peaceful--The Sioux Invite an Alliance--Threats from the Sioux".
The back pg. has almost an entire column with heads: "The Indian War" and many subheads including: "The ... See More
March 3, 1945
THE STARS & STRIPES, Liege Edition, March 3, 1945 The banner headline announces the closing in on Berlin: "Ninth Army Reaches Rhine" and: "83rd Troops Capture Neuss In Drive to River; Guns Shell Dussseldorf" with a map of the area as well. Much more ftpg. & inside pg. reporting on the final days of advance into the heart of Nazi Germany.
Great to have this report... See More
May 14, 1915
THE DAILY JOURNAL, Philipsburg, Pennsylvania, May 14, 1915 Page 2 begins with the follow-up to the Lusitania sinking of a week prior, with first column heads: "AMERICAN NOTE SENT TO BERLIN" "Bernstorff Denies Threat of Defiance" "Rumors Are Silenced" "Wilson's Note Firm In Tone & meets with General Approval" "Expect Immediate Answer" ... See More
October 7, 1919
FITCHBURG SENTINEL--WORLD SERIES EXTRA, Oct. 7, 1919 This issue reports on the sixth game of perhaps the most controversial World Series ever played, called the "Black Sox" series due to the betting scandal involving several of the Chicago White Sox players (see hyperlink for more details).
The banner headlines of the front page boldly announces: "KERR WINS AGAIN" with t... See More
June 13, 1865
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 13, 1865 The top of the first column on the front page has: "THE ASSASSINATION" "The Trial On Monday" "Interesting Testimony" "The Explosion at City Point" "Rejoicing Over the Terrible Deed" "The Rebel Leaders In Canada" and more concerning the trial of those who conspired to assassinate Abraham Lincoln.
Eigh... See More
January 1, 1860
"BRITISH WORKMAN & Friend Of The Sons Of Toil", London, England. This title does not have a date, which is curious, but it is from the early 1860's.
A fascinating paper which existed to "...promote the health, wealth, & happiness of the working classes." It carries a very graphic front page with a print of "Aaron Arnold & the Two Fatherless Children."... See More
May 2, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 2, 1857 Two half page scenes showing the 'Niagara' laying the telegraph cable across the Atlantic Ocean, with the accompany article: "The Laying of the Transatlantic Telegraph" and small illustration of Professor Morse among others. Also an illustration: "The Transatlantic Telegraph Wire, Full Size".
Articles entitled: "The... See More
February 7, 1863
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 7, 1864 A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Additional From The North" "The Revolution in the North--Great Indignation at the Military Arrests of the Administration..." "Disaffection In The Yankee Army--the Soldiers Refusing to Fight--Their Confessions of the Atrocities of Their... See More
April 10, 1777
Colonial currency: Pennsylvania, three pence note dated April 10, 1777. A decorative border plus an engraving of the Penna. coat-of-arms along with the text. The reverse has: "To counterfeit is DEATH" along with "Three Pence, Philadelphia, printed by John Dunlap" and the year 1777. John Dunlap was also the printer of the Declaration of Independence. One signature, measure... See More
June 7, 1825
NATIONAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 7, 1825 Page 2 has: "Mr. Noah...is said to have purchased...Grand Island from the state of New York. The island is intended for a number of emigrants of the Jewish nation who are to find there...refuge from European oppression..." with more (see). This was Mordecai Manuel Noah and his Zionists efforts, which never materialized. Noah was th... See More
October 13, 1798
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 13, 1798 The front page has a letter from Maine: "To the President of the United States" concerning foreign encroachments on our land, which is followed by the: "Answer" signed in type: John Adams. Page 2 has a report of a death: "At Norfolk, Virginia, Dr. William Read, 28 surgeon of the United States frigate Constitution, and a... See More
December 9, 1811
UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Dec. 9, 1811 The front page begins with much reporting concerning the investigation into the Little Belt Affair (see hyperlink), being Commodore Rodgers report to the court of inquiry, with the "Judgment of the Court", much in favor of the actions Rodgers in the battle (see). This was one of the events that would... See More
November 28, 1811
UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Nov. 28, 1811 Page 2 has two nice, detailed letters each signed in type by: Wm. H. Harrison, concerning his involvement with the Indians just prior to the Battle of Tippecanoe. This is followed immediately by a more recent report datelined "Pittsburg, Nov. 18" headed: "Indian Hostilities!" which would be a very ear... See More
December 2, 1815
NEW YORK EVENING POST, Dec. 2, 1815 Page 2 has an uncommonly lengthy report concerning the murder of an Indian in the Detroit vicinity, including a number of letters from Lewis Cass, governor of the Michigan Territory at the time.
Four pages, very nice condition.
September 19, 1815
NEW YORK EVENING POST, Sept. 19, 1815 Page 2 has over a full column on the; "Battle of Waterloo", from the viewpoint of General Alava, a Spanish general & statesman who actually fought for the British at Waterloo.
Four pages, nice condition.
August 3, 1865
NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 3, 1865 Among the ftpg. column heads are: "A Mysterious Prisoner" "A Man Manacled & Guarded on a Hasty Journey" "He is Supposed to be the Notorious John. H. Surratt" "Painful Extent of Public Curiosity" "Nobody Knows Anything About It" "He is Thought to Have Been Concerned with Booth" and a bit more (see).
... See More
June 26, 1875
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, June 26, 1875 Over half of the front page is taken up with incredible detail on the hanging of three murders, with column heads: "THE GIBBET" "Three Murderers Meet an Ignominious Fate" "Wagner and Gordon Hung at Thomaston, Maine' "Henry Costley Executed Near Boston" "Gordon Attempts to Cheat the Gallows by Suicide" &q... See More
August 16, 1804
BOSTON GAZETTE, Aug. 16, 1804 Page 2 begins with: "Letters Between Madame Bonaparte and Madam Moreau" with letters signed by each relating to the fate of General Moreau, signed in type: Josephine Bonaparte, and Julia Moreau (rare to find such in period newspapers). General Moreau helped Napoleon rise to power but later became a rival & was ultimately banished to America (... See More
February 24, 1787
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 24, 1787 The front page; contains the: "Copy of the French Minister's Letter, Mons. Calonne, to Mr. Jefferson, the American Ambassador at Paris..." which details the various economic agreements between France & England in terms of duties, trading, etc. (see).
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition. ... See More
November 9, 1884
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 9, 1884 Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West than found in eastern newspapers. Page 2 begins with: "A CARNIVAL OF CRIME" "A Bloody Battle in the Streets of a Texas Town" "Half a Dozen Murders in as Many Different Dan... See More
June 29, 1807
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 29, 1807 The entire ftpg. is taken up with the continued reporting on the: "Trial of Col. Aaron Burr" for high treason, with considerable detail. Page 3 has mention of the outrage over the attack of the HMS Leopard upon the frigate Chesapeake, beginning: "The atrocious outrage of the British detailed in our last has excited in eve... See More
September 26, 1893
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 26, 1893 The front page has over a column of text headed; "TRAIN ROBBERS TRAPPED" "Police Filled The Cars" 'Two of the Outlaws Killed and Four Captured" "A Bandit Betrays His Fellows" and more. Actually a great report as it reads like a classic train robbery from the Wild West, the text beginning: "The Kansas City, St. Josep... See More
December 16, 1758
THE WHITEHALL EVENING POST OR LONDON INTELLIGENCER, England, Dec. 16, 1758 A very handsome issue with a very detailed engraving in the masthead, a red tax stamp on the ftpg., never bound nor trimmed, and in great condition. The ftpg. has various "London Intelligence" with pages 2, 3 & 4 almost entirely taken up with advertisements.
One of the earliest reported flights of a hot air balloon... On the Treaty of Peace... The capital at Williamsburg?
September 13, 1783
JACKSON'S OXFORD JOURNAL, England, Sept. 13, 1783 Page 2 has a report headed: "The Areostatic Sphere" with details, from a letter from Paris dated Aug. 29, of a very early flight (preceding other reports) which happened on August 27. It begins: "A flying globe of near 13 get diameter, weighting between 25 and 30 pounds, committed to the winds in the Champ de Mars, the 27th... See More
December 14, 1773
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 14, 1773 A brief item headed "America" gives recent political appointments in Philadelphia (see). Otherwise various news of the day, mostly from England, with advertisements as well.
Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, good condition.
September 17, 1836
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 17, 1836 The front page has over half a column concerning the recent death of Aaron Burr, with much detail on his life. Within the issue are: "Removal of the Creeks--Official" "The Indian War" "Slavery in Texas" which takes 1 1/2 pages; "Letter from General Jackson: signed in type: Andrew Jackson; "Letter fr... See More
February 18, 1837
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 18, 1837 Beginning on the ftpg. and continuing for over 4 pages is: "Mr. Adams and the Petition From Slaves", an interesting situation about which this hyperlink is devoted (see). Most of the balance of the issue is taken up with detailed reports from Congress.
Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, 8 3/4 by 12 1/2 inches, minor margin ... See More
June 26, 1799
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 26, 1799 On page 2 under "Died" is an inconspicuous obituary that reads, in full: "In Virginia, the 6th inst. the Hon. PATRICK HENRY, Esq. one of the Envoys appointed the last Session of Congress, to treat with the French Republic".
The back page has the lyrics of a "Song, For The 4th of July, 1799. To the tune of the 'Vicar of B... See More
August 1, 1835
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 1, 1835 The ftpg. has an editorial headed: "Vicksburg Outrage" which comments on the: "...official account of the hanging of five gamblers at Vicksburg, Miss...". This concerns the angry mob which decided to expel all professional gamblers from the town, based on a rumor that the gamblers were part of a planned plot to free slav... See More
January 20, 1682
THE WEEKLY PACQUET OF ADVICE FROM ROME: OR, THE HISTORY OF POPERY, London, Jan. 20, 1681/2 (double-dated depending on which calendar was used) An unusual anti-Catholic newspaper which has a short life before being suppressed. The theme of this issue is a harsh one: "The Cardinals vote, that if a Pope be negligent or unfit to govern, he may have Curators plac'd over him. Pope Urban the Six... See More
March 18, 1846
THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, March 18, 1846 Page 3 has an article with a small head: "Departure of the Mormons" which includes: "...had an interview with Brigham Young; how waggons were loaded & on the eve of departure for the far West. The twelve, and they say 4000 will leave immediately...The temple took fire while I was over the river..." with more (see).
Pg. 3... See More
August 13, 1836
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 13, 1836 The front page has: "Mexico & Texas" with mention that the Mexicans will not fight until fall & that a treaty between Santa Anna & General Sam Houston had reached Mexico. Further particulars as well (see). Other items include: "United States & Mexico" "Revolt of Negroes at Havana" "Unite... See More
April 10, 1783
THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, April 10, 1783 The first column of page 2 is an interesting report headed "London", reading in part: "A correspondent acquaints us that last night, when the letter which informed the public that provisional articles for a treaty of peace was signed between the commissioners of the king of Great Britain & the commissioners of the United S... See More
April 29, 1797
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 29, 1797 On the front page under "Laws of the United States" are three "Acts", each signed in script type: Go. Washington. Also, on the front page under "Masonic", is an address from Lodge, No. 22, of the Ancient York Masons, at Alexandria, to the President, delivered during a meeting attended by Washington, and signed in type b... See More
Item #636876HARPER'S WEEKLY -- the first year: 1857 A lot of 6 issues but all in '2nd rate' condition. Very few illustrations from this initial year.
Item #636875HARPER'S WEEKLY lot of 7 issues of the 1870's-1880's each with a full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon, and other Nast or non-Nast prints inside. A blend of 1st rate and better than 2nd rate issues. A great lot for a dealer or anyone wishing to begin a collection.
Additional lots are available--inquire if multiple sets are wanted.
Item #636874WORLD WAR II: "The Star" and "Evening Press" newspapers from Guernsey in the Channel Islands. Ten issues of a bona-fide Nazi newspaper published in English for the residents of this English Channel island during the Nazi occupation. All issues date from 1940 thru early 1945. The images shown are representative of what you will receive.
Item #636873HARPER'S WEEKLY A Civil War era lot of 5 issues in very good condition. This lot offers an excellent illustrated and textual view of this critical period in American history, at a significantly reduced price from their individual values. All issues are complete in 16 pages and include many prints suitable for framing.
Additional lots are available--inquire if multiple sets a... See More
February 1, 1893
PUCK, New York, Feb. 1, 1893 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
Item #632749ALL THE YEAR ROUND, London, 1863 This was a weekly periodical "Conducted By Charles Dickens", as noted in the masthead. Filled with various literary content, this issue contains 24 pages is in very nice, clean condition, 6 by 9 1/4 inches. Nice to have the "Charles Dickens" name in the title. (see).
Disbound without wrappers. The image is an example of the look of ... See More
December 8, 1785
PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 8, 1785 Page 3 includes a bill: "...for restoring to the rights of citizenship, certain persons therein specified, at present disbarred therefrom by the operation of the TEST LAWS..." with the details of the bill, including the oath which includes: "I, A.B., do swear, (or solemnly, sincerely and truly affirm) that ... See More
September 11, 1819
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 11, 1819 The most notable content is the nice ftpg. article: "Another Declaration of Independence" which is an historic letter signed: James Long, concerning this "Long Expedition" This was an 1819 attempt to take control of Spanish Texas led by James Long, which successfully established a small independent government known as th... See More
Item #625993GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1785 Among the articles are: "Curious Caves on the Elephanta Island" near India; "Epitaph Proposed by Dr. Fordyce for Samuel Johnson" and so much more. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has various news reports of the day, which includes a report: "This day John Adams, minister plenipotentiary from the... See More
July 30, 1814
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 30, 1814 Within this issue are 5 pages 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&... See More
May 9, 1768
THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, with the "Supplement" issue, May 9, 1768 This colonial newspaper is taken up with a variety of articles including: "An Account of the Family of Douglas" "The Use of Turnips & Method of Laying them up in Winter" "Method of Curing Cattle that are Swelled or Hoved" and a "Letter from a Gentleman in Ireland to his Friend in L... See More
April 1, 1778
THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 1, 1778 This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia.
The front page includes an Act relating to detaining persons charged with, or suspected of, the crimes of high treason or piracy committe... See More
January 20, 1776
THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Jan. 20, 1776 Nearly two-thirds of the front page are taken up with a terrific consideration of the troubles between England & the colonies titled: "Extracts from the Sentiments of a Foreigner on the Disputes of Greaet Britain & America". A few bits include: "...Can they so far betray those rights which are so dear to them as to aim... See More
October 1, 1666
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 1, 1666 The back page contains a report: "The Plague continuing still very dangerous at Cambridge, Peterborough, and other places near the City of Ely, the Lord Bishop of Ely hath thought fit to prohibit the holding of the Fairs of St. Luke & St. Audrey at Ely this instant October." plus the back page also has a report about the arrest of a man... See More
July 27, 1685
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 27, 1685 The prominent content is the front page "Proclamation" of King James II regarding the summons for potential traitors involved in the historic Rye House Plot. The text begins: "By the King, A Proclamation, To Summon in George Speake Esq; Francis Charlton Esq; John Wildman Esq; Henry Danvers Esq; commonly called Colonel Danv... See More
If you are searching for a newspaper from a specific date, please note that we have a vast selection available for purchase by using the date picker on our gifts and birthday newspapers page.