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THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Oct. 29, 1765
* Repealing the Stamp Act ?
There are several small bits concerning the colonies, including: "Some letters from North America assert that the colonies were actually threatened with another Indian war." and "It is reported that as soon as the parliament meets, some considerable alterations will be made in the America... See More
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Oct. 8, 1765 Near the back is mention of a desire to fight back against the Stamp Act, noting: "The postscript of a letter from New York says, 'We have sent over large commissions to England for halfpence and farthings on account of the stamp and post office duties, and to answer the occasions of small change, our merchants being determined to res... See More
INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL NEWS, Scotland, Pennsylvania, June 9, 1910 An in-house school newspaper, this edition has the front page printed in red and blue ink for the patriotic theme as noted: "Flag Day Number of the School News" showing a woman holding a flag (see). Other decorative elements on the front page as well. Four pages, nice condition.
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, March 31, 1773 Page 2 has a section headed: "America" with a New York dateline, concerning a naval encounter with Indians (see).
Four pages, light dirtiness to the ftpg., folio size, nice condition.
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 19, 1772 Page 2 has a piece headed: "America" from Albany with a story of a brave rescue of a child from falling overboard from a ship (see).
Four pages, folio size, nice condition.
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, July 10, 1770 An inside page has a: "Extract of a Letter from Connecticut" concerning a vagrant in Danbury (see). Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.
INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL NEWS, Scotland, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, Dec. 23, 1909 The front page has a colorful Christmas theme showing angels ringing a bell, with colorful borders around the page (see). Eight pages, very nice condition.
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, May 23, 1780 Page 2 has: "...from the force carried out with Sir Henry Clinton to South Carolina, there is room to entertain the most favourable hopes of the success of his enterprise. With Sir Henry Clinton, from New York, went 7500 men..." with more (see photos). Elsewhere is: "...a letter from an Officer on board the brig Hawke off Staten... See More
THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Topeka, Kansas, October 15, 1939
* HMS Royal Oak battleship sinks
* German U-boat attack
This 24 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "800 Missing After British Warship Sunk" and
"German U-Boats Score Second Major Sea Victory of War"
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with more on the e... See More
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, July 22, 1946
* 1st Major Terrorist Attack (1st report)
* King David Hotel
* Jerusalem Israel
This 8 page newspaper has a nice four column headline on the front page: "REPORTS 50 KILLED IN JERUSALEM BOMB BLAST" with subheads.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Minor spine wear, otherwise in good condition.
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INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL NEWS, Scotland, Pennsylvania, May 26, 1910 The front page is decorative for the "Memorial Day" issue and is printed in red, white (the newsprint) & blue ink, plus a colorful bouquet of flowers (see). Eight pages on very high quality newsprint. Great condition.
INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL NEWS, Scotland, Pennsylvania, May 23, 1907 The front page is decorative for the "Memorial Day" issue and is printed in red, white (the newsprint) & blue ink, plus a colorful bouquet of flowers (see). Eight pages on very high quality newsprint. Great condition.
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 29, 1772
* Early Mississippi & Ohio Rivers
Page 2 has a report which includes: "...The public, in the various conversations which have arisen on the subject of the new settlement in North America, generally confound the Mississippi with the Ohio; whereas the two rivers are very distinct; the first is capable of admitting the larges... See More
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Sept. 13, 1773
* Native American Indians
Page 2 has a full column of reporting under "America" with reports from Charleston with much on the situation with the Cherokee & Creek Indians, and also bits noting: "...vessels belonging to Rhode Island...carried into New Providence are, we hear, both condemned. One of them had 18 ch... See More
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, July 31, 1770
* Tea tensions in America
* To Import or not
Inside has a great item headed "America" reporting on a meeting of merchants in New York to determine whether to continue with their non-importation policy given that England has repealed the tax on all goods except tea. Included is: "The Advertisement" noting the situat... See More
INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL NEWS, Scotland, Pennsylvania, May 28, 1908
* Civil War heroes
* Ulysses S. Grant & more
The entire front page is taken up with photos of "Our Heroic Dead" from the Civil War, including Sheridan, Grant, Sherman, Sigel, Kearney, Anderson, Hancock, Kilpatrick, Burnside, McClellan, Meade & Hooker. Color embellishments as well.
Eight pages on high-quali... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 1, 1934
* Loch Ness monster
* Photo evidence ?
Certainly one of the more notable monster or creature searches in recent times is the Loch Ness Monster. Debate continues as to its existence.
Page 25 has one column headlines that include: "MOVIES ARE TAKEN OF 'SEA MONSTER'", "But Camera Men Are Unable to Get Close-Up of Creature in Loch Ne... See More
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Edinburgh, Scotland, Aug. 24, 1772
* Ohio River value ?
* Pre Rev. War era
Page 3 has a paragraph noting: "The Ohio, though a very extensive river of North America...is cut off from all possible intercourse with a foreign commerce & has no connection whatever with the sea..." and a bit more (see photos). Four pages, folio size, red ink tax ... See More
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Aug. 28, 1770 Inside under: "AMERICA, Philadelphia" is a report of: "...English goods arrived here...which were purchased by two shopkeepers...contrary to the non-importation agreement; upon which the committee of merchants sent for them & represented the impropriety of their conduct, which they readily acknowledged & the good were i... See More
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, December 31, 1773
* Early Nova Scotia description
Inside has: "...a Letter from a gentleman who emigrated from Scotland...dated Nova Scotia, Fort Cumberland..." which is very descriptive of Halifax and the vicinity (see photos). Other news of the day throughout including various ads. Eight pages, some dirtiness, more so at the folds, measur... See More
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, May 13, 1941.
* Rudolph Hess Scotland jump mystery (1st report)
* Adolph Hitler's right hand man
This 8 page newspaper has a banner headline on the front page: "British Claim Nazi Break Shown", with subheads that include: "REJOICE OVER ARRIVAL OF HESS", "Claim Examination Shows Man Who Made Flight Escape Is Sane", and more (see ... See More
MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Tennessee, June 4, 1930.
* Golfer Bobby Jones
* Wins British amateur championship
* This would be the 2nd win towards his famous grand slam
This 20 page newspaper has a one column photo on page 14 with heading: "AS Jones Won" (St. Andrews, Scotland). Other news of the day throughout.
Light browning, some margin wear and chipping, little irregular at th... See More
MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, July 6, 1931
* U.S. Open golf championship
* Inverness Club - Toledo OH Ohio
* Golfer Billy Burke
This 16 page newspaper has a nice six column headline on the front page: "BURKE TAKES LEAD IN OPEN" with subheads (see photos). Nice to have this report on the front page and very unusual for such a nice headline here as well. Nice for dis... See More
MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, December 31, 1929
* Glen Cinema disaster
* Paisley, Scotland
* Early same day, 1st report
This 16 page newspaper has a nice six column headline on the front page: "SCORES OF CHILDREN AMONG 72 DEAD IN THEATER FIRE PANIC" with subheads. Nice to have this report on the front page and very unusual for such a nice headline here as well. Nic... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 27, 1934
* RMS Queen Mary launching
* Cunard Line ocean liner
* Lindbergh baby kidnapping indictment
This 46 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 23 that include: "THE 534 LAUNCHED AS THE QUEEN MARY", "Great Liner Slides Into the Clyde as the British Queen Confers Own Name on Her", "CHAINS USED AS BRAKES" and ... See More
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, London, England, September 19, 1863 The front cover features a nearly fullpage "Fresco in the Palace of Westminster, 'Jane Lane Assisting Charles II, to Escape After the Battle of Worcester'". Within the issue are several illustrations pertaining to India and the taking of the telegraph to India. A fullpage illustration "Scene on Board a Fr... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 18, 1947
* Walker Cup amatuer golf match
* Francis Ouimet - United States win
* Old course at St Andrews, Scotland
The 150+ page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page of the sport's section: "U.S. GOLFERS REGAIN WALKER CUP, BEATING BRITISH, 8-4", with subheads and related photos (see images). The coverage tells of the United Stat... See More
THE SCOTTISH JOURNAL, New York, Jan. 23, 1841
* Rare title for Scotland immigrants
Obviously a paper which has a focus on the Scottish heritage of Americans in the New York City area, but other content as well. A deep & decorative masthead (see photo) makes this issue displayable.
Eight pages, 10 1/2 by 15 inches, some rubbing along the central fold, generally nice.... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 9, 1919 Ftpg. has a nice halfpg. illustration./diagram and caption: "Vickers-Vimy passenger-carrying biplane as it appears in flight with its load of ten passengers & their baggage, and the crew of two", and an article: "Airplane Passenger Service of Today". Also within the issue is Repairing the Stern-Frame of the 'Northern Pacific'; T... See More
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, October 24, 1958
* Springhill mine bump
* Nova Scotia, Canada
This 10 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "Ninety One Are Trapped In Nova Scotia Mine" with subhead. (see)
Tells of the Springhill mining disaster in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Other news of the day. Good condition.
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ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, September 26, 1935
* Dutch Shultz arrested
* Arthur Flegenheimer
This 34 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "SCHULTZ 'HICK TOWN' CAPTIVE", "Perth Amboy Police Capture Racketeers--U.S. Moves to Get Him" with photos of Shultz (see photos). Tells of Dutch Shultz's arrest for income tax invasion. He wou... See More
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, May 24, 1784 As seen in the photo the front page includes a nice red-inked tax stamp which not only has the restrike die number but the full plate number (99% of it) as well: "No. 6" in the lower right corner. This four page newspaper has considerable news from Europe throughout, with the entire front page taken up with ads, including several acco... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 4, 1949
* Lafayette Residential Hotel fire
* Aberdeen, Washington
This 26 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 24: "HOTEL FLASH FIRE KILLS 7 ON COAST" "Screaming Guests on Ledges Carried Down Ladders---Others Trapped Inside"
Tells of the Lafayette Residential Hotel fire in Aberdeen, Washington.
Other n... See More
Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has various news reports of th... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, October 15, 1939
* HMS Royal Oak battleship sinks
* German U-boat attack
This 70+ page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "U-BOAT SINKS BRITISH BATTLESHIP; 396 OF 1,200 ON ROYAL OAK RESCUED" with subheads that include: "NAVY LOSS IS HEAVY" "Admiralty Believes 804 Missing Are All Dead--Captain Sa... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 25, 1774 Page 2 has a letter from Pittsburgh concerning Indians & more (see), followed by a letter from Carlisle, Pennsylvania relating to the same trouble and the events around Fort Pitt, including: "...We hear from Virginia that a large body of men are going out against the Indians by order of government; the rendezvous to be at the mouth of G... See More
* Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II
* Westminster Abbey
This 16 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Queen Elizabeth Turns From the Paths of Pageantry to Make Calls" with photo (see images). Note: She has now surpassed the reign of Queen Victoria, the previous longest reigning monarch in
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, May 1, 1769
* Sir Joshua Reynolds knighted
* 18th century English painter
Page 2 has a brief report noting: "Friday his Majesty was pleased to confer the honour of Knighthood on Joshua Reynolds, Esq., President of the Royal Academy of Paining, etc. He is the first Limner who has had that honour conferred on him since the reign of Charles II.&qu... See More
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts MA June 1, 1936
* RMS Queen Mary completes maiden voyage
* Famous ocean liner arrives in America for 1st time
This 8 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page: "Queen Mary Fails Record, Docks Today".
Tells of the completion of her maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York City.
Other news of the day. Light... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 13, 1948
* 1st transatlantic flight by a jet airplane
* RAF De Havilland Vampires F3s
This 48 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "JETS AT LABRADOR FOR SEA CROSSING" and "14 U.S. Planes Prepare to Meet British in the First Such Flight Over Atlantic". Article continues on page 46 with related photo and map. (see)
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ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, August 31, 1997
* Diana - Princess of Wales
* Tragic death from auto accident - being chased by paparazzi
This 14 page, 1st section only newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "Car Crash Kills Princess Diana" with subheads and related photos. More inside (see images). This coverage tells of the tragic death of one of the most bel... See More
BOSTON RECORDER & TELEGRAPH, Boston, Massachusetts, June 22, 1827
* New Harmony Indiana
* Robert Owen
Page 3 has a report: "New Harmony--Mr. Owen has sold a great part of his property at N. Harmony, leased the remainder, and left it on his return from Scotland. W. Maclure, in the Philadelphia Gazette, warns people not to trust Mr. Owen on his account".
Report is in a large... See More
BOSTON COMMERCIAL GAZETTE, Massachusetts, July 5, 1827
* Robert Owen
* Welsh Social reformer
* New Harmony Indiana IN fails
A page 2 report about "Mr. Owen's Community at New Harmony" begins: "Mr. Owen's attempt to establish his New Social System in the west, on the principle of a community of interest, has entirely failed, and he has departed for Scotland." Much more ... See More
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, from Leominster, Massachusetts, dated August 9, 1963.
* Great Train robbery
* Buckinghamshire, England
This 10 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page:
* Train Robbery Losses Soar to $7,005,000
Other news of the day throughout. Binding holes along the spine, slightly browned, otherwise in good condition.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 14, 1912 (with color cover) This issue is a Christmas issue and has a color cover sheet over it. The front page of this issue has an illustration called "A National Calamity."
In this issue there are many short stories and illustrations including "Stories of the Christ-Child" by Charles Johnston; "Treasure Trove" by Madison Cawein ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 12, 1912 This issue still has the color cover which is more typically missing, which is a very nice print of a battleship (see).
The front page inside shows: "The Democrats' Choice for Governor of New York", William Sulzer. Also in this issue there are: "Baying the Turk"; the second part of the story "Alice in Blunderland--... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1911
This issue has a full, color cover before the front page. The front page of this issue is a photo of "Creating An American Cardinal."
This issue has an article of "Can Mr. Taft be Saved?" by A. Maurice Low. There is a photo of "Some Pictures at the Academy Show" and the double page illustration is of "T... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 11, 1911
This issue has a full, color cover before the front page which features "For President - Woodrow Wilson". The front page of this issue is an illustration of "It Takes Grit to Remove Grime" by Kemble.
This issue is has illustrations of "In the Field of Art" and photos of "Philadelphia's Double Consecration... See More