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WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, May 13, 1867
* Jefferson Davis released
* Horace Greeley bails him out
Page 3 has one column headings: "Trial of Jeff. Davis!" "He is released from Military Custody" "His Bail fixed at $100,000" and more. (see)
Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, minor spine wear, nice co... See More
THE PARSONS SUN, Parsons, Kansas, April 6, 1968
* Martin Luther King Jr. assassination (2nd report)
* America riots - protests
The front page has a one column heading: "Net Is Spread Far for Killer Of Dr. King".
Also a three column headline: "Capital Torn Anew By Arson, Looting" with subhead (see photos).
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete... See More
ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, July 8, 1865 As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "The Military Situation" which reports on some closing events in the Civil War. The ftpg. includes: "The Army of the Potomac"... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 13, 1868 The top of the first column has: "The Impeachment Trial" with various subheads (see), concerning the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson. The coverage takes all of the front page.
Eight pages, very nice condition.
* Foldout map of France
Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice foldout map titled in the cartouche: "FRANCE With Its Acquired Territories In Germany, and the Netherlands..." (see). This map shows considerable detail including a close-up view of the harbor & town of Toulon. The map also shows th
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1865 Over half of the front page is taken up with: "Trial Of The Assassins" "Proceedings On Wednesday" "Argument of Mr. Doester in Behalf of Payne--A Declaration from Atzerott", all of which carries over to page 8 as well.
Page 5 has a report of the suicide of the rabid Southerner Edmund Ruffin who advocated separation from the Nort... See More
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, July 3, 1875
* Henry War Beecher
* Elizabeth Tilton
* Adultery trial ends
This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.
The front page has small one column headings: "Can't Agree" "The Jury Discharged" "And the Great Scandal Case Ended" and more. (see) Lengthy text here.
Com... See More
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, June 17, 1882 Page 2 has an article headed: "A Bravado Hanged" "Another of 'Billy The Kid's Gang Passes in his Checks". The report includes: "...from Albuquerque, N.M. says that Milton Yarberry was hanged here this afternoon for the murder of Charles Campbell...Thousands were present...He marched to the scaffold with a determined s... See More
THE HOME JOURNAL, New York, Aug. 11, 1849 The front page is mostly taken up with: "A Vampire" concerning a trial which notes: "...acknowledged that borne on by an irresistible fury he had rushed to the cemeteries, dragged from their coffins the lately-buried bodies, beat them with tremendous violence, & tore out from the carcases the internal portions...confessed his enorm... See More
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Feb. 23, 1856 The front page has a print of: "The New U.S. Steam Frigate Merrimac on Her Trial Trip". This was the ship that would ultimately be scuttled by the U.S. Navy with the outbreak of the Civil War, and they resurrected by the Confederate Navy & converted to an iron-clad & be involved in the very famous battle with... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, March 1, 1785 The third column on page 202 contains the report of George Barrington stealing a watch at the Pit-door of Drury Lane Theatre (see background below).
Page 202 also contains news regarding aeronauts John Jeffries and Jean Pierre Blanchard (balloonists).
Complete in 8 pages,nearly full red ink tax stamp, and is in nice condition.
Background (source - Wikip... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, London, January 21, 1783 The second column on page 67 reports George Barrington being given ten (10) days to quit the kingdom. The back page also has a report containing Captain Bligh content. Also included on page 71 is an article in reference to an asylum for female orphans. (see images)
This is complete in 8 pages, has rubbing on the front page which does cause a sm... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, November 27, 1788 The third column on page 515 contains the report of George Barrington (of eventual Botany Bay fame) being before the King's Bench. The 3rd column on page 519 also has a follow-up mention of Barrington.
Additional news of the day and period advertising are found throughout. Complete in 8 pages, some light rubbing, nice condition.
Background (source ... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, November 20, 1788 The third column on page 493 contains the report of George Barrington (of eventual Botany Bay fame) being brought up in on a private manner.
Pages 1 and 2 also have various reports from America, including mention of New York being considered for the location of the new seat of government. Other news of the day with period advertising are found throughout.... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, September 20, 1788 The first & second columns on page 284 contain the report of George Barrington's argument, trial and verdict. George Barrington would eventually be exiled to Botany Bay.
Page 287 also contains a report regarding plantations in the Bahamas. News of the day and period advertising are throughout.
Complete in 8 pages and is in nice condition.
B... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, September 13, 1788 The second column on page 259 contains the report of George Barrington (of eventual Botany Bay fame) would not be tried at the Old Bailey but would be in Court of King's Bench next term -- proceeded against him on the outlawry.
Pages 1 and 2 provide a detailed description of the Pelew Islands (current day Palau), by George Keate and S.A. (compiled fr... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, July 26, 1788 The second column on page 96 contains the report of George Barrington (of eventual Botany Bay fame) being removed from town by a writ of Habeas Corpus due to his stealing - he stands outlawed. Page 94 has an article regarding the "improvement of wine." Other news of the day and period advertising are found throughout.
Complete in 8 pages and is in n... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, July 17, 1788 The third column on page 61 contains the report of George Barrington (of eventual Botany Bay fame) being identified for robbery. The issue also contains other news of the day and period advertising throughout.
Complete in 8 pages and is in nice condition.
Background (source - Wikipedia): George Barrington (14 May 1755 – 27 December 1804), an Irish-born... See More
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 10, 1931
* Scottsboro Boys found guilty - death sentences
* Negroes suspected of attacking 2 white girls
Page 6 has one column headlines: "DEATH SENTENCES FOR ATTACK GIVEN TO EIGHT NEGROES" and "Mistrial for Ninth Ordered in Assault Trial in Alabama". This is 1st report coverage on the conviction of the f... See More
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, November 21, 1881
* Charles Guiteau shot
* James A. Garfield assassin
Page 6 has one column headlines that include: "GUITEAU SHOT" "An Unknown Horseman Brings the Assassin Down" "He Fires Two Shots at the Prison Van" "One of Which Strikes the Intended Mark" and more (see photos).
This issue contains other news and advert... See More
THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Massachusetts, January 18, 1910
* 1910 Los Angeles, California
* International Air Meet at Dominguez Field
* Aviator Glenn Curtiss - airplanes - airships
The front page has a two column headline: "ENDURANCE TRIALS ON AGAIN AT COAST AVIATION COURSE" with photos of Glenn Curtiss and Louis Paulhan flying their airplanes. Other news, s... See More
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, November 18, 1881
* Charles Guiteau trial begins
* James A. Garfield assassination
The front page has one column headlines that include: "THE GREAT TRIAL", "It is Formally Opened by the District Attorney", "Guiteau's Counsel Discovery the Meaning of 'Stalwart'", "The Assassin Defies the... See More
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, October 15, 1881
* James A. Garfield assassination
* Charles Guiteau pleads not guilty
The front page has one column headlines that include: "'NOT GUILTY'", "Guiteau's Plea in the Washington Criminal Court", "The Abject Coward Taken Before the Judge in Safety", "The Assassin's Trial... See More
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, June 8, 1936
* Charles "Lucky" Luciano convicted (1st report)
Page 13 has a one column heading:
"'Lucky' Luciano Found Guilty by Jury in Gotham"
and more. (see) 1st report coverage on the guilty verdict for Charles "Lucky' Luciano. He would spend the next 9 years in prison before being released. Lucky Luciano ranks ... See More
RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN, Providence, March 15, 1822 Page 2 has over a column headed: "Independence of S. America" which is a document from the President to Congress, signed: James Monroe. Also: "Interesting Trials" "Bankrupt Bill" "Latest From Europe" and more.
Four pages, rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.
THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, December 4, 1891
* Russell Sage assassination attempt (1st report)
* Financier - railroad executive - Whig politician
The front page has one column headlines that include: "DYNAMITE", "Attempted Annihilation of Russell Sage by an Unknown Man", "There Was A Terrific Explosion", "Several Others Were Badly Hurt... See More
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 8, 1865
* re. Robert E. Lee's surrender
Reports from the aftermath of the Civil War including: "Admission Of Southern Representatives""Message of the Governor of South Carolina" "Governor's Proclamation - Thanksgiving for Victory, Peace, and Our Country Saved" is from Ohio; "The Future of the Negro" "... See More
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, July 5, 1879 Within the issue is a very nice full page print captioned: "Colorado--General View of the New Mining Town of Leadville". Terrific, early view of this famous town! Print measures about 9 1/2 by 14 inches. There is a related article on Leadville on another page in this issue.
Also within the issue coverage on "The Late ... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 20, 1865
* Reconstruction era
Among the front page column heads are: "The Home of Secession" "Meeting of the Constitutional Convention" "The Ordinance of Secession Repealed" "Report in Favor of the Abolition of Slavery" which is a report from Columbia, S.C. also: "Trial of Capt. Wirz"
Eight pages, very nice condition.... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 6, 1924
* Leopold & Loeb indictment
* Bobby Franks murder
* Thrill Kill case
One of the more sensational trials of the 20th century was that of Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, two young, Jewish, & wealthy college students who wanted to commit the perfect crime.
The front page has one column headlines that include: "INDICT BOY SLAYERS FOR... See More
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 9, 1840
* African slaves
* La Amistad trial
The top of the back page has a report with a small heading: "The Amistad" which discusses an appeal, and that the court affirmed the decree, and that it would be appealed to the Supreme Court. It concludes: "...The Africans must therefore remain in jail until next January."&nbs... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 23, 1877
* John D. Lee trial
* Mormons - Gentiles
* Mountain Meadows Massacre
Page 2 has a very lengthy report concerning the Mountain Meadows Massacre and the trial of John D. Lee. At the top of the page is: "RETRIBUTION IN UTAH" "Execution of John D. Lee Today" "The Mountain Meadow Massacre of 1857--Details of the Great Crime". ... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE, Pennsylvania, August 2, 1921
* Enrico Caruso death
* Italian tenor
The front page has one column headlines: "CARUSO, WORLD'S LEADING TENOR, DIES SUDDENLY" "Had Been Operated on for Abecess Between Liver and Diaphagm" and more with photo. (see) 1st report coverage on the death of famous Italian tenor, Enrico Caruso.
Other news and advertisemen... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 22, 1975
* The real-life Amityville Horror case
* Ronald Joseph ("Butch") DeFeo, Jr.
Page 33 has one column headings: "SON, 24, IS GUILTY IN MURDER OF SIX" and "Conviction Follows Longest Trial in Suffolk County" (see photos).
This was the crime that would be the basis for the book & series of movies titled ... See More
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, October 21, 1967
* Mississippi burning trial
* Meridian MS Civil Rights workers
* Cecil Price & more
The back page has a one column heading: "2 Convicted In Slaying Of Workers". See photos for text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, nice condition.... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE, Pennsylvania, July 28, 1921
* Chicago White (Black) Sox scandal
* Baseball World Series fix trial beginning
Page 9 has one column headings: "TRIAL TODAY OF BLACK SOX", "Former Teammates Reach Chicago to Testify in Case Today--Nature of Testimony", "Many Objections Made"
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day.... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, July 20, 1865
* Abraham Lincoln assassination trial
* Mary Harris acquitted
* Reconstruction era
The top of the front page has: "Mary Harris' Trial" "Conclusion of the Washington Murder Case" "Exciting Scenes in the Court" "Sharp Practice of the Lawyers for the Defence" "Verdict of Acquittal" (see photos).
Other ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1865
* Edmund Ruffin suicide
* Abraham Lincoln
* Trial of the conspirators
Over half of the front page is taken up with: "Trial Of The Assassins" "Proceedings On Wednesday" "Argument of Mr. Doester in Behalf of Payne--A Declaration from Atzerott", all of which carries over to page 8 as well.
Page 4 has a report of the suicid... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, September 20, 1934
* Bruno Hauptmann arrested (1st report)
* Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping
This 20 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "IDENTIFY MAN IN 'LINDY' KIDNAPING" with subheads (see photos). 1st report coverage on the arrest of Bruno Hauptmann, suspect in the most famou
NEW YORK WORLD TELEGRAM, January 17, 1934
* Mae West front page photo
The front page has a two column photo of Mae west with heading: "Mae West Dons Royal Purple to Tell Some More About Holdup" with text underneath (see photos).
Other news, sport and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 36 pages, light browning with some margin wear and tear, otherwise g... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, May 13, 1941
* Rudolph Hess Scotland parachute jump mystery
* Adolph Hitler's right hand man
* World War II
This 20 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "LONDON, WASHINGTON SEE RIFT IN HITLER'S COUNCIL IN HESS FLIGHT; HINT NO. 3 NAZI FEARED A PURGE" with subheads (see photos).
Ot... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1873
* re. The Susan B. Anthony trial
The front page has a very small and discrete one column heading at the bottom of the last column: "The Case of Miss Susan B. Anthony--Prosecution Suspended"
which is a brief mention of her recent indictment for illegal voting.
Other news of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, nice condi... See More
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, August 26, 1950
* USS Benevolence (AH-13) sinking
* Hospital ship (1st report)
* San Francisco, California
This 23 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "Freighter Rams Hospital Ship in Dense Fog; 103 Are missing" with photo (see photos). 1st report coverage on the collision of the USS Ben... See More
TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, May 5, 1946
* Assault - thoroughbred horse racing
* Kentucky Derby win (1st of 3 wins)
* Eventual triple crown winner
This 32 page newspaper has a four column headline on page 15A: "Assault Captures Rich Derby--Spy Song 2nd; Hampden 3rd" with subhead and photo. This was the 1st of 3 historic wins for the famed horse for the tr... See More
* Abraham Carlisle & John Roberts
* Treason trials - Revolutionary War
The first article: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" takes ten pages and includes much talk of the on-going Revolutionary War, bits including: "...He enumerated a black catalogue of crimes committed by the leaders of the American rebe... See More
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1865
* Civil War reconstruction beginning
The front page has various end-of-war items including: "From Richmond!" "Quiet Condition of the City" "The Rich Southerners on the President's Amnesty Proclamation" "The President to be Memorialized" "Conclusion of the Conspiracy Tria... See More
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, April 10, 1781 Page 3 has a letter from New York with an interesting report: "Three men in New Jersey were apprehended & tried for trading with the people within the British lines of New York. the trial was before a kind of jury consisting of 6 men with a Major at their head. the culprits were convicted..." but then read what happened n... See More
PRESCOTT JOURNAL MINER, Arizona, April 30, 1932
* Massie murder trial verdict
* Thomas and Thalia Massie
* Joseph "Joe" Kahahawai Jr
This 6 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "MANSLAUGHTER VERDICT FOR ISLAND QUARTET" with subheads (see photos). 1st report coverage on the conviction of Thomas H. Massie and others for the ... See More
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, September 21, 1934
* Bruno Hauptmann arrested (1st report)
* Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping - Ransom money found
This 10 page newspaper has two column headline on the front page: "ARREST IN LINDBERGH CASE BELIEVED TO HAVE SOLVED THE KIDNAPPING CRIME" with related photo. 1st report coverage on the arrest of B