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January 6, 1880
NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 6, 1880
* Jesse James killed ?
* Outlaw - train robber
The front page has a very interesting report headed: "Crime And Its Results" "The Outlaw Jesse James Reported Dead--A Bank Cashier Arrested--Other Crimes". This is a one paragraph report noting: "Jesse James is dead. George Shepard's shot having done the work. His wife is at the ho... See More
October 23, 1879
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 23, 1879
* Deadwood SD South Dakota
* Wild Bill Hickok fame
Page 6 has nearly two columns taken up with a great report on one of the more famous of the Old West towns, Deadwood, Dakota Territory. Heads: "Donan In Deadwood" "Notes of a Trip to Dakota by the Distinguished Colonel" "Mining Matters--Agricultural Prospects--Soc... See More
October 21, 1876
THE BLACK HILLS PIONEER, Deadwood City, Black Hills, October 21, 1876
* Very rare title
* Famous Old West town
* re. Wild Bill Hickok murder
The top of the front page under the heading "Wyoming Items" appears a note about the murder of Wild Bill Hickok: "Hon. J.J. Jenkins, U.S. Attorney for this Territory, will leave Cheyenne to-day for Yankton, Dakota, where he will p... See More
September 8, 1876
ROCKINGHAM REPUBLICAN, Exeter, New Hampshire, Sept. 8, 1876
* "Wild Bill" Hickok death
* American old West folk hero
The back page has a nice article headed: "Wild Bill" , which begins: "Everybody in this country has heard of 'Wild Bill' a noted scout, buffalo-hunter and plainsman, & who on account of his reckless bravery was made Marshal at differ... See More
August 3, 1878
PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 3, 1878 The front page has: "Murderous Robbers - A Virginia Storekeeper & his Mother-in-Law Shot by Negroes" "Kearney And Butler Talk" "Deadwood - A Milkman Encounters Five Road Agents" and more.
Eight pages, nice condition.
October 9, 1880
THE DAILY NUGGET, Tombstone, Pima County, Arizona, Oct. 9, 1880 This may well be the consummate "Old West town" much romanticized in movies and television shows, perhaps most famous for the gunfight at the OK Corral involving Wyatt Earp and the Clanton gang.
This rare issue was printed a year before this famous gunfight and is replete with advertisements with a distinctively Weste... See More
May 29, 1876
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 29, 1876
* Wild Bill Hickok
* Very rare report
Our experience is that very few newspapers reported the famous death of Wild Bill Hickok in Deadwood, and we almost never find newspaper accounts of him during his life. In fact a check of our database shows no newspaper accounts of Hickok while he was alive (Harper's Magazine did a feature of him in 1867... See More
March 3, 1877
PUBLIC LEDGER, Memphis Tennessee, March 3, 1877
* Ulysses S. Grant arrives in Washington D.C.
A page 3 report has column heads; "The Inauguration" "President Grant Gives a Reception--His Delight at so Soon to be Relieved" and "The Capital Rapidly Filling up with Visitors" (see photos). The front page has an article: "Life In The Black Hills&quo... See More
January 25, 1908
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 25, 1908
October 28, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 28, 1876 Famous full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'Willie, We Have Missed You!', and another great fullpg. Nast cartoon shows a large Republican elephant "The Elephant Walks Around - and the Still Hunt is Nearly Over". A famous Black-related Nast doublepage centerfold: "He Wants A Change Too" showing a Black with... See More
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