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July 6, 1876
THE CHICAGO TIMES, July 6, 1876
* General George Custer massacre
* Battle of the Little Bighorn - Montana
* Chief Sitting Bull - Lakota Indians
The front page has the top one-third of the 2nd column taken up with nice headlines on the Custer Massacre, including: "BUTCHERED BOYS" "The Heroism of Mad Anthony Wayne Outdone by Custer on the Little Horn" "A Tiger-... See More
January 23, 1883
HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana (Territory), Jan. 23, 1883
* Rare Old West title
* Montello, Nevada
* Train Robbery
Among the ftpg. column heads: "Robbery and Murder Raid in Nevada" and "A Brave Man's Successful Fight Against Train Robbers". Almost an entire column is headed: "Attempted Train Robbery" "A Gang Of Highwaymen Foiled by a Brave Express... See More
August 14, 1867
NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 14, 1867 The ftpg. has a detailed report headed: "The Indian War", portions including: "The Indians have made 3 separate descents on the working parties along the railroad beyond Fort Hays...Several Indians were killed...It is reported here that six men were surrounded by the Indians at Milk Creek. Two men were killed & scalped...number killed... See More
August 28, 1867
NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 28, 1867 Page 3 has nice Indian content with heads & subheads: "The Indian War" "Desperate Fight Between Pawnees and Cheyennes--Full Particulars--Attempt to Throw a Passenger Train Off the Track--How the Indians Learned the Trick...Fifteen Scalps Taken..." and then further on is another article: "Abandonment of Old Fort Union--Indian... See More
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
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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