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May 14, 1796
THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, May 14, 1796
* French sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon
* Famous George Washington statue arrival
* Virginia State Capital - Richmond
The most notable content is a rather inconspicuous report of the arrival of the very famous Jean-Antoine Houdon statue of George Washington for the capitol building at Richmond. The report from Richmond read... See More
May 6, 1795
THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, May 6, 1795 Page 3 has 3 reports concerning affairs with Indians near Fort Hamilton (see). Various other news of the day and a wealth of ads.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a bit of light damp staining, good condition.
January 27, 1796
THE HERALD, A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Jan. 27, 1796 The front page has reports from the: "Federal Legislature - House of Representatives" which carries over to pg. 2. Page 3 has an item beginning: "The Shakers in the neighbourhood of New Leganan Spring...are of late in a great fermentation which seems to indicate an approaching revolution among them...".
The b... See More
January 13, 1796
THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Jan. 13, 1796 Much of pages 2 and 3 are taken up with reports from discussions in Congress.
Various news of the day inside.
Four pages, never-trimmed margins, good condition.
July 27, 1796
THE HERALD: A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, July 27, 1796 Much of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Treaty Of Peace, Concluded between the King of Sardinia & the French Republic" which has a related letter signed in type: Buonaparte. Inside has more on the military work of Napoleon including two more letters signed: Buonaparte.
Four pages, very nice condition.... See More
July 30, 1796
THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, July 30, 1796 Page 3 has a letter which begins: "The reduction of the army & the arrangements in the war office will occasion man revolutions in our microcosm...". Another item comments on those serving in office (see).
Four pages, great condition.
September 30, 1795
THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Sept. 30, 1795
* Yellow Fever epidemic
Pages 2 & 3 have an interesting exchange of letters between Phila. & New York concerning a suspension of trade between the states due to a malignant fever in Phila., including a letter signed: John Jay, Governor of New York.
Four pages, very nice condition.... See More
September 6, 1797
THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Sept. 6, 1797
* President John Adams
The front page has a letter "To John Adams, President of the United States of America from the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, followed by: "The President's Reply..." signed: John Adams.
Four pages, various news of the day inside, never bound nor trimmed, various lig... See More
September 5, 1795
THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Sept. 5, 1795
* Early Northwest Territory
All of pages 1 & 2 are taken up with the: "Plan of a Constitution for the French Republic, continued". Pg. 3 has a report that the governor of Penna. has prohibited all trade with New York and Norfolk due to a contagion. Also that "An enumeration of the inhabitants in the We... See More
September 18, 1909
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 18, 1909 There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has a photo of "Edward Henry Harriman."
This issue has illustrations of "Personages at the New York State Democratic League Conference at Saratoga, September 9 and 10" and "Now, Then, All Together!" both drawn by Kemble. There is a map of &... See More
December 1, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 1, 1877 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Exhumed." Inside are three large illus. pertaining to "The Funeral of the Late Senator Morton." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Dissolution of the High Court of Justice." 2/3 of a doublepage centerfold of "A Skirmish on the Road to Plevna - Circassian Cavalry in the Foreground."... See More
July 30, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 30, 1881 Decorative full ftpg: 'A Regatta--Rounding the Lightship' showing a yacht race. Full page Nast print: "Carrying the War into Africa." Full page with 5 prints of: "The Voyage of the 'Eira'". Double page centerfold shows: "A Sultry Day"Fullpg. with 3 scenes of: 'What the New Juvenile Laws are Intende... See More
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