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October 7, 1921
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, October 7, 1921
* New York Yankees
* 1st ever World Series (game 3)
* Nice for display
The front page has a nice banner headline on the front page: "GIANTS COME BACK STRONG 13 TO 5" with subheads. This was the New York Yankees' very first World Series ever. An early report here on the same day game 3 was playe... See More
July 2, 1864
NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 1864 Among the many front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT CAMPAIGN" "Return of Gen. Wilson's Cavalry Expedition" "The Danville Road Thoroughly Destroyed" "Concentration of Rebel Cavalry to Cut Off Wilson" "He Gives Battle & Sends for Infantry Support" "Rebel Reports of Operations&quo... See More
March 1, 1865
NEW YORK TIMES, March 1, 1865 Among the many front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Gen. Sherman's Army" "Department of the Gulf" "Army Of The Potomac" "FROM WASHINGTON" "Asylum For Disabled Volunteers" "Tricks of Substitute Brokers Exposed" and more.
Eight pages, nice condition.
October 24, 1864
NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 24, 1864
* Battle of Cedar Creek
* Battle of Byram's Ford - Missouri
Among the many front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Our Army In Virginia" "Sheridan's Great Victory" "The Rout & Demoralization of the Rebel Army" "A Victory In Missouri" "Gen. Price's Army Defeated & in full Retreat&q... See More
October 10, 1863
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 10, 1863 Among the many front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Important From New Orleans" "News from Charleston" " "Meade's Army" "Chattanooga" "The Rebels Firing at Long Range" "Whereabouts of Joe Johnston" "The Rebel Invasion of Missouri"
Eight pages, nice condition.
July 27, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, July 27, 1865
* Jefferson Davis
The front page has many one column heads including: "JEFF. DAVIS" "His Continued Ill Health" "He is Daily Allowed to Walk in the Open Air" "How He Occupies Himself in His Casemate" "Character of the Letters Sent To Him" "Not One Word of Kindness, but Curses Loud & Deep" with... See More
September 9, 1864
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 9, 1864
* Pre- Battle of Opequon
* Confederates drafting children
The front page has several one column heads on the Civil War including: "General Grant's Preparations" "We Are On The Eve Of Battle" "Early Has Reinforced Lee" "Probable Attack From the Rebels" "Our Men Are Ready For Them" and more.
Eight pag... See More
December 8, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, December 8, 1862
* Virginia map
* Grenada MS Mississippi
The front page features a large map headed: "THE POSITION OF EASTERN VIRGINIA" showing from Norfolk to Staunton (see images). Among the one column heads on the front page are: "Operations in Western Virginia", "A Rebel Camp Surprised & Captured", "No Loss on th... See More
May 9, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 9, 1862
* Siege of Yorktown ends
* Battle of Williamsburg, Virginia
* New Orleans LA Louisiana
The front page is dominated by a nice Civil War map headed: "The Defenses Of Yorktown" (see photos). There are nice one column heads also: "The Advance of McClellan's Army", "The Enemy Still In Full Retreat", "Th... See More
April 10, 1799
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 10, 1799 The front page has an address from the Grand Jury of Morris, N.J., to the President, and his gracious reply signed in type: John Adams. Page 2 has an address from the citizens and inhabitants of the Mississippi Territory to the President, and his gracious reply signed in type: John Adams.... See More
Also in this issue are: "Buonaparte's Expe
Also in this issue are: "Buonaparte's Expe
March 9, 1792
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 9, 1792 Page 2 has an illustration of "Thirty-Six Lots of Ground" to be sold in Philadelphia, bounded by Spruce, Madison, & Twelfth Streets, as well as Twenty-Feet Alley. Other news of the day and many ads, including a back page "War Department" notice signed by: H. Knox, Secretary at War.
Four pages, nice c... See More
March 7, 1794
DUNLAP & CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 7, 1794 Page 3 has an: "Extract of a Letter from the Island of Bermuda" plus various other news of the day. A large number of ads including 5 illustrated ship ads on the front page.
Four pages, light foxing, very nice condition.
April 5, 1779
EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, April 5, 1779
* Revolutionary War
* John Jay letter
Page 2 has a letter from Congress, prefaced with a note of explanation signed in type by: John Jay, concerning disavowing a publication which appeared in the Penna. Packet newspaper (see photos). Also a report from the Boston Gazette that: "General Washington, upon application to ... See More
April 2, 1873
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 2, 1873
* Wreck of the RMS Atlantic
* Ocean Steamer
* North American coast
Over half of the front page contains the first report of this tragic marine disaster off the coast of Nova Scotia. The wreck of the ocean steamer Atlantic on a rock, about fifty yards from Meagher's Island, in the County of Halifax on the 1st April, 1873, will long be re... See More
November 11, 1872
ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, November 11, 1872
* The great Boston Fire (1st report)
* One of most costly fires in U.S. history
More than half of the first column is taken up with heads on the disastrous Boston fire, which caused $75 million in damage in 65 acres, beginning: "FIRE ! ", "BOSTON", "Meets The Fate of Chicago!", &... See More
October 20, 1791
THE DIARY OR WOODFALL'S REGISTER, London, Oct. 20, 1791 The back page has a nice, detailed article taking most of a column: "Description Of the Country Lying Round Hudson's Bay".
Four pages, nice condition.
May 11, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1895 The front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers captioned: "All Broke Up - the Only Cure For A Financial Spree." Inside has a full page with 7 scenes of: 'Sandy Hook Lightship--The Only Electric Lightship in the World'. There are two pages of text headed: "The Evolution of the Amateur Pitcher" which includes 10 pho... See More
March 15, 1826
MIDDLESEX GAZETTE, Middletown, Connecticut, March 15, 1826 A very decorative masthead featuring a heraldic eagle (see). Various news of the day and some interesting illustrated advertisements. Various foxing, generally good.
August 13, 1865
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 13, 1865
* Texas slavery ?
Page 3 has: "TEXAS" "Able & Eloquent Address by Gov. Hamilton" "Plain Talk On The Slavery Question". Also: "The President's Amnesty Proclamation" "The Late Convention of Colored Men--Address to the Loyal Citizens to the United States & to Congress"
Eight pages, nice condit... See More
March 9, 1781
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, March 9, 1781
* Uncommon title
A nice newspaper from the closing months of the Revolutionary War, however I find no American content. All the news reports seem to be European in focus. Many ads as well.
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, nice condition.
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