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* Meeting of a Provincial Congress
* Early Revolutionary War
Front page report mentions the meeting of a Provincial Congress in Charlestown, South Carolina. Interesting ftpg. letter concerning a runaway slave on board a British ship. Pg. 2 has political reports from New York & Philadelphia, including mention that
THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 22, 1777
* Rare Revolutionary War title from America
The front page is taken up with some legal issues concerning the governance of Philadelphia. Page 2 has an item from the Congress of New York concerning: "...divers persons...for notorious disaffection to the liberties of America & other sufficient causes, been sent into so... See More
* Rare Revolutionary War title from America
The front page is entirely taken up with a continued speech which has some references to the situation in America, with "...the military coercion of America will be impracticable...what has been the fate of your famous bills...the Boston port bill and the bill for alterin
THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, May 4, 1779 Page 3 has some lengthy reporting on discussions in the "House of Commons" which include much on the state of the war in America including the examination of the actions of various military officers. One bit notes: "...hoped for a successful campaign; this was at a time when the rebellion was almost crushed & when, if the Gener... See More
* General William Howe takes over command
Pages 1, 2, and 3 contains a series of letters to and from Governor Thomas Gage, who had recently been recalled to England, giving up his command of British forces in America to Gen. Howe. Each is signed by him in type, and one--which appears on the front page--gives a warning to
SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 4, 1840 The front page of the issue has a report "Napoleon". "...It relates to Napoleon's ill-fate Russian campaign, and the disastrous retreat of the legions: 'But the vaulting ambition of the great conqueror at last overshot itself...the ancient capital of Russian empire was in his hands; yet, from the refusal ... See More
THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 27, 1857 This newspaper, which features an eagle in the masthead, primarily contains literary works along with some news of the day. There are some engravings including: "The Gloria Hill at Rio, from the Passeio Publico", "A Cruel Proscription", "The Shuttle-Cock Nuisance" as well as some illustration a... See More
SATURDAY EVENING POST, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, dated August 1, 1829
* Catskill Creek New York
* Gas used for early lighting
A page 3 report from the "Catskill, N.Y. Reporter" says:
* A fountain of carburetted hydrogen gas has been discovered in the bottom of Catskill Creek, near the foot of Main Street in this village
Mentions an experiment was conducted in which ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1912
The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Street of the Automobiles."
This issue has an illustration of "The Ever-Persistent Billy" by E. W. Kemble. There are photos of "Aspects of the Passing Show" and the double page is a photo spread of "Some Art Works From a Great Collection." There is a photo of &... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 1, 1910
This issue's front page is a photo of "Maine's Pledge to Democracy."
This issue has an illustration of "Foolish Question No. 78,936" by Kemble. There are photos of "Linking Long Island to New Jersey"; "Schooling Men-Fishes"; "The Birdcraftsmen at Boston"; "The Fastest Fighting Craft ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 21, 1909 The front page of this issue has an illustration of "Gossip" by W. J. Cahill.
This issue has an of "The Rulers of the Game--Some Famous Baseball Umpires and Their Ways" by E. B. Moss. There is also a photo of "A Mistress of Varied Roles--Louise Closser Hale" and there is a double page photo spread of "Followin... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 22, 1909 There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has a photo of "Race-Track Betting According to Law."
This issue has photos and an article on "Falling a Mile through Space" by Edward Wesley Potter. There are photos of "The American Polo Team Which Will Play in England for the International Cup.&quo... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 1, 1909 There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has a photo of "The Man Who Raised the Price of Bread."
This issue has a photo of "A Star in the Making" which is of Miss Helen Ware, and there is an article of called "How Canada Started the Marathon Craze" by William Hemmingway. There are also i... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 20, 1909 The front page of this issue has an illustration of "February 22, 1732" by A. D. Blashfield which is referencing the birth of George Washington.
This issue has photos of "Mr. Taft at Panama"; "Our Wonderful Country" and there is an article with illustrations of "The Discovery of the Soul" by Victor
This issue has photos of "Awarding the Olympic Prizes" which includes and photo of "Queen Alexandra presenting the Marathon Trophy to Hayes, the American Winner."
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 7, 1908 There is a front pg. illustration, "Butting In" by W. A.. Rogers. There is a small article with several photos of "The Tribulations of the Suffragettes" and an illustration of "Moles of Manhattan" which was drawn by G. W. Peters. Also included in this issue is a small photo of "The Final Act of Por... See More
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THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 15, 1905 The cover pictures a man sitting in front of a fireplace. Within the issue is "An Uncle Remus Rhyme"; "Medical Miracles - Pasteur as the Epic Sower of Ideas"; and more stories and advertisements.
Complete in 28 pages with lite dirtiness to the cover, otherwise in very good condition.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 22, 1902 Frontpage illustration The Trials of a "Bronco-Buster" by Dixon; fullpage photos The Victor Hugo Centenary in Paris, February , 26; fullpage photos The Boer Prisoners' Encampment in Bermuda; fullpage photo The New Marchioness of Dufferin; The American Commercial Invasion of Russia; Edward Everett Hale with fullpage photo; fullpage i... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 21, 1901 Frontpage photo Miss Helen Hay; The Commercial Losses of New York; fullpage illustration "Christmas Supplies for the Light-Ship" by Weber; Edison's Most Important Discovery with a fullpage photo; fullpage illustration "Assembling for the Meet"; shopping at Christmas-time; doublepage centerfold photos "The Two Most ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 16, 1901 The Rehabilitation of New York; Election Night in New York; fullpage photos "A New Implement of Warfare - The Pneumatic Aerial Torpedo"; Li Hung-Chang; fullpage illustration "View of Upper Manhattan from Top Story of the Highest Apartment House in the World"; fullpage photos "Transportation Methods in China"; doubl... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1901 Fullpage illustration Cavalrymen Rounding Up Poachers in Yellowstone Park; Frontpage illustration of the Subway Construction in New York at Union Square; The Nicaragua Canal Treaty; American Troops in China; fullpage illustration "The Goose Cow - A Nebraska Method of Stalking Wild Geese" by Clarke; fullpage illustration "The New ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 28, 1857 The volume 1 #13 issue. The front page has some discussion on "The Dred Scott Case" with talk on the supposed decision (which was accurate), and some editorializing on it. No illustrations regarding the Dred Scott decision.
A few small illustrations on Nicaragua with a separate small article of coverage on General Walker's movement... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 19, 1857 The front page "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" features close to half page illustration 'View of Nazareth' and a smaller illustration entitled 'Shrine of the Annunciation'. "The Candidates for the Governorship of Pennsylvania" features the illustrations of 'Hon. Isaac Hazlehurst', "Hon. David Wil... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 31, 1861 Nice full front page print of: "General Lyons At the Battle of Springfield" showing him on horseback. Full pg: "Lt. General Scott & the Major Generals of the United States Army" showing McClellan, Dix, Scott, Fremont, and Banks. Halfpg: "The 14th Massachusetts Regiment Marching up Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, in a Storm&qu... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 29, 1868 The full front page of the issue is of the illustration entitled 'Body of Thaddeus Stevens Lying in State at the Capitol, Washington' with several Black soldier guards. A text articles on "Thaddeus Stevens" and a halfpage 'Scene at the Deathbed of Thaddeus Stevens' and one-third "The Late Thaddeus Stevens of Pennsy... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1869 The full front page illustration is 'Ida Lewis, The Heroine of Newport' with additional coverage inside two halfpage illustrations: 'Lime Rock Island, off Newport, Rhode Island" and 'Interior of Lime Rock Lighthouse - Ida Lewis at Home'. The doublepage centerfold: 'Sketches of the National Camp-Meeting at Round Lake, N... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 27, 1873
Front full page illustration of "A Foreign Demand." Inside is a full page Winslow Homer print of "Gloucester Harbor." 1/2 page illustration of "Amateur Naturalists." 1/4 page illustration of "The New Masonic Temple in Philadelphia." Doublepage centerfold of "Taking the Reins - A Familiar Scene in Centra... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 27, 1873 Front page illustration: 'Bond and Free'; Fullpage Thomas Nast illustration: 'The World's Grown Honest: Then Is Doomsday Near.'; Full page illustration: 'Salmon-Marking on the Tweed'; Doublepage centerfold: 'The United Services - Scene on the Deck of an English Troop-Ship'; Half-page illus... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 31, 1874 Nice fullpg. print: "Cattle Raid on the Texas Border" is displayable. Fullpg. with 2 prints: "Life on the Ocean--From Liverpool to New York". Fullpg: "Hard Coal For the Poor" & fullpg: "The Strike in the Coal Mines--Meeting the Molly McGuire Men"
Complete in sixteen pages.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 21, 1874 Great fullpg. Frenzeny & Tavernier illus: 'An Oasis Along the Track'. Halfpg: 'The Temperance Crusade in New York' fullpg: 'Sketches in Rag Pickers' Row' halfpg: 'Sport on the Plains' shows men shooting buffalo, & 'A Mormon Family Driving to Conference Meeting'
Complete in sixteen pages.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 12, 1875 The doublepage centerfold of this issue is a very nice print captioned: "Fair Time--The Entrance to the Circus Tent" showing a woman and child on horseback, with various circus performers and other by-standers in the background. A very nice & displayable print for any collector of circus memorabilia. There is a related article on the... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 14, 1876 One-third page illustration: 'Hell Gate Destroyed--The Explosion'; Full page illustration by Thomas Nast: 'Between Two Fires'; 3 full page scenes on The Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia.; Halfpage illustration: ' To the Black Hills, Or Bust' shows a cowboy struggling with his horse.; Halfpage il... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 24, 1877 Full ftpg. shows: 'Our New President Taking the Oath'. Great dblpgctrfld: 'Our New President--General View of the Inauguration Ceremonies' at the Capitol. Two other halfpg. scenes. re. the inauguration. Nice fullpg. Nast cartoon: 'Another Such Victory & I am Undone' shows a wounded Republican elephant in bandages. Fullpg: 'Pres. Gr... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 13, 1877 Full ftpg. shows a factory full of people: 'Making Cartridges'. Halfpg: 'The Great Fair at St. Louis' great fullpg: 'The Delaware Water-Gap' is nice. Halfpg: 'Sheep Raid in Colo.' with other prints as well.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 11, 1878 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "The lion of 'the best society' in England". Fullpg: 'Sketches in the New York Aquarium' and 'Love in Blackville: The Wooing of the Twins' shows blacks. Halfpg: 'Indian School at Ft. Marion, St. Augustine, Florida' & 'Archery Practice' One-third pg: 'The New Music Hall, Ci... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 25, 1879 Full ftpg. Nast: 'No More Outbreaks' plus a Nast inside also. Halfpg: 'Sketches in the Northwest--Standing Rock, the Sacred Stone' & 'Traders at Ft. Garry, Manitoba' Spine wear. The double page centerfold has an illustration: "Too Late!" and much more.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included.... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 12, 1879 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon. Fullpg: 'Fourth of July morning--the First Shot' (Black). Fullpg. Nast cartoon. Fullpg: 'The College boat race on the Schuylkill. Suppl. dblpgctrfld: 'A Country Cricket Match'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 16 pages and is in good condition.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 6, 1879 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "A High Old Tariff Time." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Grarantine, New York Bay." Three 1/4 pg. portraits of "Benjamin Robert Winthrop," "The Hon. Charles Foster," and "General Thomas Ewing, Jun." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Pilgrims En Route to Mecca." Full pg... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 21, 1880 Halfpg: 'Sketches on the Ice' shows ice skating. Halfpg: 'Gen. Grant In Florida--Reception at Key West' plus another of him: 'The Visit to Orange Park'. Fullpg. Valentine theme: 'A Romance of Other Days'. Very somber fullpg: 'A Negro Funeral in Virginia' is by A.B. Frost. Nearly fullpg: 'Canoeing In ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 22, 1882 Front full pg. illus. of "A Summer Landscape." Inside are three 1/6 pg. illus. pertaining to "A Picturesque Railway Line." 1/3 pg. illus. of "A Moorish Masonic Lodge in Morocco." Two 1/6 pg. portraits of "George Inness" and "Dante Gabriel Rossetti." Two full pg. illus. containing several illus. of... See More