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September 22, 1881
HELENA WEEKLY HERALD, Montana (Territory), Sept. 22, 1881
* President James A. Garfield assassination
* 1st report of his death
This newspaper has a very decorative masthead featuring the territorial commerce of Montana, which didn't become a state until 1889. All columns on pages 2, 3, 6 & 7 are black-bordered due to the death of President James Garfield, with page 2 featurin... See More
April 14, 1892
HELENA WEEKLY HERALD, Montana, April 14, 1892
* Frederick Schwatka
* Alaska expedition
A very handsome masthead with several vignettes, one of which is a mining theme. The to- of the ftpg. has heads: "ON A FOREST TRAIL" "The Famous Explorer, Leiut. Schwatka, & Party Cross the Alaskan Line to British Soil" "They Meet with Indians..." and more. This is... See More
March 30, 1878
THE HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana, March 30, 1878
A great issue from when Montana was still a Territory, not gaining statehood until 11 years later. The front page has: "Perpetual Motion Accomplished", which tells of the inventor Daniel Drawbauch's perpetual motion (magnetic) clock. Also on page one: "THE SAVIOR", being a description of Jesus by Publius Lentulus, Pr... See More
January 24, 1883
THE HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana, Jan. 24, 1883
* Pre statehood Montana
* Rare Old West title
This newspaper is from 6 years before Montana statehood. The front page includes: "A New Chapter of the Vigilantes of Montana" "Gian Powder Explosion" "The Mexican Reciprocity". Inside includes: "Los on the Prairie" and more.
Four pages, very nice, cle... See More
August 11, 1880
THE HELENA INDEPENDENT, Montana Territory, Aug. 11, 1880
* Rare Old West title
From nine years before Montana would join the Union. Various news of the day both local & national & a great wealth of ads, many of which are illustrated.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, news agent's stamp in the masthead, very nice condition.
Item #200555THE HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana, 1878 A nice territorial newspaper eleven years before Montana would become a state. Helena was founded at the discovery of gold in a gulch off the Prickly Pear valley in 1864. Thoughts for a town name included Tomah, Pumpkinville and Squashtown but ultimately was named Helena for a town in Minnesota or Arkansas, with Yankee & Confederate sympathies expre... See More
January 1, 1889
HELENA JOURNAL, Montana, 1889 An uncommon issue of 8 pages with various news of the day and a wealth of ads as well. From the year it became a state! Nice condition. The image shown is representative of the issue you will receive, but dates and actual content vary.
January 1, 1881
HELENA WEEKLY HERALD, MT. 1881 A rare issue from early Montana with various news of the day and a wealth of ads.
Item #180161Wild West Collection II - A Broad View - Each set contains a total of 5 issues, one issue each from 5 different old west states, revealing a broad view of this formative period in American history. Includes issues from five of the following old west locations: California, Wyoming, Utah, Montana, Washington, Nevada, Colorado, and Oregon, and include such titles as The Daily Boomerang. All issues ar... See More
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