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February 27, 1862
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 27, 1862 A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America.
The front page is entirely taken up with advertisements and notices. The inside pages are rich in war-related reports including: "The Fall of Fort Donelson" "The Tennessee Panic" "The Northern Congress" "Re-Organization of the Cabin... See More
August 17, 1863
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 17, 1863 Most of the last column is taken up with two documents, the first a: "Proclamation By the President" which includes: "...Let us rather receive in humble thankfulness the lesson which He has taught in our recent reverses, devoutly acknowledging that to Him & not to our own feeble arms, are due the honor & the glory of vic... See More
November 7, 1861
DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 7, 1861
* From the Confederate capital
* Jefferson Davis proclamation
A very nice & successful newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Southern Politics in Europe" "The Great Kentucky Conspiracy--Startling Revelations--The Hypocrisy of the United Leaders Exposed..." with various related d... See More
July 9, 1812
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 9, 1812 The front page has Governor Caleb Strong's 1812 proclamation for a Day of Fasting, Humility, and Prayer. See images for details. Other news of the day is found throughout, including reports related to The War of 1812.
Complete in 4 pages and in very nice condition.
November 19, 1814
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 19, 1814 An inside page contain an article datelined from New Orleans headed: "Pirates of Barataria" which has rare, period mention of Jean LaFitte, the Caribbean pirate, portions of which include: "...great satisfaction in reporting to you that the contemplated expedition against the pirates, so long & strongly established among... See More
February 2, 1865
CHRISTIAN OBSERVER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 2, 1865
* Jefferson David proclamation
* Confederate Day of Thanksgiving
Has mostly religious-related content on the ftpg. save for a war item: "First Virginia Artillery" "Stray Leaves from a Soldier's Artillery". On the reverse under "General Intelligence" are various news reports from the war.
Also has: ... See More
July 18, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 18, 1812 The front page page of this issue contains "A Proclamation" from the president for "...a day of public humiliation and prayer:.. to offer, at one and the same time, their common vows, and adorations to Almighty God... of seeking his merciful forgiveness, and his assistance... that in the present season of calamity and war... care and pro... See More
April 16, 1862
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 16, 1862
* Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee
Most of the front page is taken up with much detail on the Battle of Shiloh with heads including: "The Bloody Contest at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River" "The Second Day's Fight--Arrival of Reinforcements--Generals Buell & Nelson on Hand--Eight Hours More Hard Fi... See More
January 16, 1860
THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 16, 1860
* Pemberton Mill disaster
* Lawrence, Massachusetts
* African slave trade
Page 5 has: "The Lawrence Catastrophe" "More Bodies Recovered - Proclamation of the mayor of Lawrence - Tuesday Next to be Observed as a Day of Prayer - Relief for the Sufferers, Etc." Various related subheads as well. This was the collapse of the Pember... See More
May 3, 1865
BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, May 3, 1865
* Very rare Civil War title - closing events
* William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow
W. G. Brownlow, or Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to... See More
June 10, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 10, 1865 The full front page is a nice print of: "The Grand Review at Washington--General Meade & Staff Passing the Principal Stand" during a parade of returning Civil War soldiers. Another prime item is the doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast, titled: "Victory And Death" showing six vignettes of the somber side of war (see).
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