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November 23, 1873
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 23, 1873
* William M. "Boss" Tweed scandal
* Tammany Hall leader sentenced
The top of page 6 has one column headings: "NEMESIS" "Tweed Sentenced to Thirteen Years' Imprisonment in the Penitentiary" "Interview With Tweed...." and more. Text takes up over 4 columns.
Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.... See More
June 4, 1872
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1872
* Mayor John T. Hoffman
* Tweed Ring - Tammany Hall
* William "Boss" Tweed
The front page has unusually large headings for this time period with: "HOFFMAN'S GUILT" "The Beginning of the Fraudulent Warrants---How Gov. Hoffman Served the Ring as Mayor" and more with lengthy accounting figures.
Other news of the day. Complete... See More
November 27, 1876
THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 27, 1876
* William "Boss" Tweed
* Ludlow Street Jail
The front page has an article headed: "TWEED IN CONFINEMENT" "A Visit From Thurlow Weed" and more. See images for text here.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, otherwise good.
November 24, 1873
EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, November 24, 1873
* William M. "Boss" Tweed
* Tammany Hall
This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.
The front page has one column headings: "Boss Tweed" "Heavy Sentence of the Tammany Chief--Twelve Years in Jail and a Fine of $12,750"
Complete in 8 pages, minor irregularity along spi... See More
December 6, 1875
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, December 6, 1875
* William Magear Tweed
* Boss of Tammany Hall
This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.
The front page has one column headings: "An Empty Nest" "Tweed Escapes From Jail" "The Busy and Bewildered Officers can Find no Trace of Him" and more. Lengthy t... See More
October 28, 1871
THE NEW YORK HERALD, October 28, 1871
* William M. Tweed arrest
* "Boss" - Tammany Hall
Page 3 has one column headlines that include: "THE 'BOSS' BAGGED", "Formal Arrest of William M. Tweed", "Papers, Affidavits and Others in the Case", "Bail Bonds Filed For $2,000,000", "The 'Boss' Waiting For T... See More
December 6, 1875
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1875
* William M. Tweed
* Boss of Tammany Hall
The front page has one column headings: "TWEED'S ESCAPE", "Nothing Heard Of The Fugitive" and more. Coverage on the jail escape of William M. 'Boss' Tweed.
Other news and day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise good.... See More
September 11, 1876
WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, September 11, 1876
* William "Boss" Tweed arrested in Spain
Page 2 has small one column headings that read: "Boss Tweed", "His Arrest Confirmed", "He Is Identified By A Caricature". See photo for text. Other news and several interesting advertisements throughout. Minor spine wear, otherwise nice condition.... See More
December 8, 1875
DAILY GRAPHIC, N.Y., Dec. 8, 1875.
* Escape of Boss Tweed
* Escape of Boss Tweed
* Tammany Hall Ringleader
Full page inside six illustrations: The Escape Of William M. Tweed From Warden Dunham Last Saturday. Other prints with text throughout. Good shape.
Item #150139AMERICAN SOCIALIST, ONEIDA, N.Y., Nov. 30, 1876 Inside has one paragraph re: "The hostile Indians under Sitting Bull are hard pressed by the U.S. troops...Sitting Bull refused to surrender unless...". Item re. the imprisoning of Wm. Tweed as well. Tabloid-size newspaper, nice.
July 8, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 8, 1871 The front page of the issue features a nice full page entitled "The Glorious Fourth - Sending Up the Fire Balloon". Inside the issue is an article "Corea" (Korea) which includes 3 scenes: "The U.S. Naval and Diplomatic Expedition to Corea"; "The Corean Sailors Rescued from a Sinking Junk" and "The ... See More
August 5, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 5, 1871 Ftpg. poem: 'Kit Carson's Ride'. Nearly fullpg. Th. Nast political cartoon includes Boss Tweed. Nice fullpg: 'Buffalo Bulls Protecting a Herd From Wolves'. Fullpg. with 3 scenes: 'Payment of Indian Annuities' 'Birch-Bark Indian Wigwams' 'Indians Making Birch-Bark Canoes'
October 7, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 7, 1871 Front 2/3 pg. illus. of "A London School Board Capture." (Homeless children). Inside is a full pg. illus of "Design for a Proposed Monumental Fountain in the City Hall Park." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The cursaal, or Gambling House, Wiesbaden."
Doublepage centerfold of "The Interior of the Gambling House at Wiesbaden from Act... See More
November 18, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 18, 1871 Ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "Killing the Goose that Laid the Golden Egg". Halfpg: "Python Swallowing a Boa". Famous fullpg. Nast: "The Arrest of 'Boss' Tweed--Another Good Joke". The Supplement contains: "Making Wine in Medoc" and "Horse Market, 62nd Street, New York"
November 25, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 25, 1871 The significant print is the very dramatic doublepage centerfold captioned: "Forest Fires In The West--The Burning of Peshtigo", Wisconsin. This fire, which occurred on the same day as the more famous Chicago Fire & consequently received much less press attention, was actually much more of a disaster,as Peshtigo suffered over 1500 de... See More
January 6, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 6, 1872 The full front full page is an illustration of "New Year's Day -The First Caller." (Homeless girl). Inside is a nearly full page: "The Christmas Waits." and another: "Punch and Judy in the Drawing Room" as well as a full page Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Can The Law Reach Him? The Dwarf And the Giant Thi... See More
November 2, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 2, 1872 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon pokes fun of Boss Tweed and Horace Greeley. Nearly halfpg: "Fulton Ferry in 1750 From the Brooklyn Shore". Several more Nast political cartoon. Two "Virginia Sketches: Preparing for School & Canvassing for Votes" shows Blacks.
December 13, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 13, 1873 By far the best & most desirable print in this issue is the nice full page by noted artist Winslow Homer titled: "The Morning Bell", which has a related article on a preceding page.
But there are many other prints in this issue including a full front page illustration by political cartoonist Thomas Nast captioned: "Justice.... See More
November 14, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 14, 1874 18 small front pg. portraits of "International Law-Members of the Geneva Congress." Six illus. pertaining to "A "Statesman's" Retreat-William M. Tweed's Penitentiary Life on Blackwell's Island." Dblpgctrfld. by Nast entitled "International Law-The Better Way." 2/3 pg. illus. entitled "On the River-A Midsumm... See More
September 11, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 11, 1875 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "The Tables Turned" includes Boss Tweed., & yet another Nast cartoon re. Tweed inside. Two pages of prints of: "The Falls of Niagara". Small text-only item on pg. 746 headed: "From the Noted Scout "Buffalo Bill" wherein he endorses a patent medicine, signed: "W.F. Cody (Buffalo Bill)&... See More
December 4, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, December 4, 1875. Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Thanksgiving Finance." Inside is a small portrait of "Joseph Guibord." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Cemetery Where Joseph Guibord was Buried." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Thanksgiving Time - Driving Home the Turkeys." 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "Bravo Torro - A Reminiscence of San Roque." Full pg... See More
July 1, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 1, 1876 Famous full front page Thomas Nast print: 'Tweed-Le-Dee & Tilden-Dum' shows Boss Tweed grabbing two little boys. This is the illustration that made the Spanish officials take him for a Child-stealer. It was this July 1 issue, seen by officials in Spain, that caused Tweed to be captured upon his arrival there.
A 1/3 illustration 'Th... See More
September 16, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 16, 1876 Full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'Any Thing for a Change' shows Boss Tweed & Sam Tilden. Four pages of scenes from The Centennial in Philadelphia; Thomas Nast doublepage centerfold: 'Tilden's 'Wolf at the Door, Gaunt & Hungry'--Don't Let Him In.'; Supplement: 'Attacked by th... See More
October 7, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 7, 1876 Full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon: '"Croppies, Lie Down"'; Full page scenes from The Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia; Half page: 'The Capture of Tweed--The Bay of Vigo, Spain, and Fort San Sebastian', with a very famous three-quarter page Thomas Nast cartoon showing the print (seen by o... See More
February 10, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 10, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon showing Boss Tweed. Fullpg. Nast cartoon showing Uncle Sam. Small illustration: 'Natives Of Honolulu, Sandwich Islands'.
January 19, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 19, 1878 Full ftpg. Nast: 'The Tweed-ization Of Silver' & another fullpg. Nast: 'Ideal Money'. Nice fullpg: 'A Warm Bed For Uncle' Two halfpg. views: 'Loading Cotton at Charleston' & 'A Cotton Wharf, Charleston, S.C.' 3/4 pg: 'Henry Stanley, The African Explorer' with text.
June 10, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 10, 1882 Nice full ftpg. horse racing scene: "Opening of the Racing Season at Jerome Park--The Finish of the First Race". Fullpg print: "Dredging in New York Harbor". Half page print: "The Old Jumel Mansion". 2 full page prints: "Giuseppe Garibaldi" and "The 'Jeannette' Survivors--Meeting of Danehower an... See More
September 8, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 8, 1883 Nice full ftpg. print: "Polo on Roller Skates at Newport". Fullpg: "The Canoe Convention" by W. A. Rogers showing 6 scenes. Fullpg: "The Island of Java--Scene of the Great Earthquake" which includes 8 scenes. Full page shows 5 "Art Objects in the Boston Foreign Exhibition". Full page of cartoons: "T... See More
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