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NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 13, 1822 The back page has a report of the Denmark Vesey slave revolt, noting that six slaves were executed in Charleston. Denmark Vesey was a former slave who purchased his freedom and then planned what would have been one of the largest slave rebellions in the United States. Word of the plans were leaked and authorities at Charleston arreste... See More
DOUGLASS' MONTHLY, Rochester, New York, January, 1862
* Extremely rare title
Of the four publications of famed abolitionist Frederick Douglass, this title published the fewest number of issues, having begun in 1858 and ending in 1863. His "North Star", then "Frederick Douglass' Paper", and post-Civil War effort "The New National Era" being w
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 24, 1889
* Lifesaving at Coney Island Beach
* H. P. Cheatham, the only "colored" Rep. elected to the 51st Congress
* Frederick Douglass - minister to Haiti (text)
The full ftpg. showing the celebration of President Harrison on his visit to Lawrence, Mass. & Portland, Maine, with another print inside.
Certainly the most dramatic ... See More
But there are many other prints in this thick volume as well, accompanying articles titled: &q... See More
DAILY GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Feb. 21, 1895
* Frederick Douglass death
* Negro abolitionist
The back page has almost an entire column taken up with the report of the death of Frederick Douglass, with includes a small print of him as well. The top of the column has: "FRED DOUGLASS DEAD" "The Great Colored Orator a Victim of Heart Disease" "Death ... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1869 Page 5 has: "The Kentucky Negroes" "Their State Educational Convention in Louisville" which includes the text of the "...most important..." resolutions that were passed at the convention with various details including: "...time has full come...to understand that old things are done away...all distinctions...all laws founded on ... See More
EVENING POST, New York, May 11, 1847 Page 2 has a report about a meeting of the American Anti-Slavery Society attended by a large audience "...drawn together by the fame of Fred. Douglass..." Says that Mr. Garrison "...rose to introduce Douglass, but it was evident he meant to make a speech of it....[and] he was put down by the...cry of Douglass! Douglass! Douglass began by de... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 14, 1865
* Frederick Douglass speech on the Negroes
* Last weeks of the Civil War
* Savannah, Georgia
Pg. 5 has: "Fred. Douglass On The Negro" which reports on his lecture at the Cooper Institute in which he opines on the mission of the Civil War, noting in part: "...the well known negro orator...proceeded to eulogize the race to which he belonged...sai... See More
THE JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, April 15, 1876
* Emancipation Memorial - monument
* Lincoln Park, Capital Hill, Washington D.C.
* Frederick Douglass
The front page has an article headed: "The Unveiling Of The Lincoln Statue Yesterday At Washington" which includes mention that: "...Frederick Douglass was then introduced amid applause and delivered an eloquent oration... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 18, 1877
* Frederick Douglass
* U.S. Marshall
The top of the first column of the front page has: "Washington" "Mr. Fred. Douglass Confirmed" "An Interesting Discussion in the Executive Session...No Color Line Necessary". The article notes near the beginning: "...upon the confirmation of Fred Douglass to be United States Mars... See More
FREDERICK DOUGLASS' PAPER, Rochester, New York, Dec. 15, 1854 We are pleased to offer this exceedingly rare--and highly desirable--newspaper by the famed Frederick Douglass. This weekly title is the continuation of his newspaper "North Star" which began in 1847.
Among the various articles in this issue are those headed "A Hundred Thousand Victims!!" "Liberia&quo... See More
CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, May 14, 1877
* Frederick Douglass
* Petition against him
This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.
The front page has one column headings: "Frederick Douglass" "A Card in His Own Defense--The Attack upon Him" See image for text here.
Complete in nice condition.... See More
THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, March 11, 1881
* Frederick Douglas
The front page has small one column headings: "The Color Line" "Federal Marshal Douglass to be Given a Mission" See image for text here.
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large sized paper measuring 25 x 19 1/2 inches, irregular along spine, minor creasing and small... See More
CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Ohio, March 19, 1877
* Frederick Douglass, United States Marshal
The top of page 5 has: "Washington" "Frederick Douglass in Possession of His Commission" "Southern Senators Seeking Offices for Friends" with the report noting: "United States Marshal Fred Douglass, at the State Department today received his commission. He was the... See More
THE SCRANTON REPUBLICAN, Pennsylvania, Feb. 22, 1895
* Frederick Douglass death
Page 4 has a half-column editorial titled: "Frederick Douglass" which begins: "In the death of Frederick Douglass this country loses its most representative colored citizen. There are others who posses brains, education and talent, but none of them measure up to Douglass'... See More
Harper's Weekly, November 24, 1860 through December 29, 1860. This is a six-issue set (part 1) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.
This set would look great displayed in one of our 17 inch by 14 inch display cases which can be viewed a... See More
Harper's WEEKLY, Dec. 15, 1860 Ftpg. shows: "The City of Washington from the Dome of the Capitol" as well as "The National Capitol at Washington". Halfpg: "Departure of the St. Louis Bridge for Kansas" & one by Winslow Homer: "Expulsion of Negroes & Abolitionists from Tremont Temple, Boston" includes a related article mentioning Frederick Douglas... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 12, 1867. The front of this issue is of a fullpage illustration "Isaac Watts and His Mother at the Prison-Gate" which has an accompanying article. Inside is an article "Frederick Douglass" which is a letter address to the Editor. Two quarter-page illustrations represent "The Foundling" and the "New York Foundlings" arti... See More
Harper's WEEKLY, Aug. 24, 1872 Nice full ftpg. Thomas Nast cartoon shows Uncle Sam. Fullpg. Nast cartoon shows a Black man & a K.K.K. man. Illus. of 'U.S. Grant' & of 'Horace Greeley'. Fullpg: 'The Summer Exodus--Leaving By Steamboat' & 'The Artist in the Country' is by Frenzeny. Very nice.
Harper's WEEKLY, Oct. 2, 1875 Full ftpg. cartoon themed on inflation shows Uncle Sam. Fullpg. pictorial: 'Manitou Springs and Vicinity, Colorado'. Fullpg: 'The Newsboys' Excursion'. Fullpg. suppl. pictorial of trout fishing.
Complete in sixteen pages.
Harper's WEEKLY, Apr. 7, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon. Nice fullpg: 'Gen. Miles's Winter Campaign Against the Indians' shows 9 scenes. Nice ctrfld: 'Sketches Along the route of the Panama Railroad'
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 21, 1877 Certainly the feature of this issue is the nearly one-quarter pg. print of: "Frederick Douglass" with an article on him as well mentioning him being the new Marshall of D.C., with talk of his newspaper The North Star.
Other prints include a full ftpg. political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "Young American Roast Beef For Old England&quo... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 28, 1883
Nice full ftpg. shows 5 children: "The Transit of Venus". A fullpg. shows monkeys at the Museum of Natural History, Central Park. Fullpg: "The Salt Mine of Petite Anse" in Louisiana. Half pg: "The Drummers' Room in a Western Hotel" & "Sketches on the West Coast of Africa". Full page with 5 scenes: &quo... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 27, 1883
Full front pg. illus. containing five illus. pertaining to "The Newburgh Centennial-Scenes and Incidents of the Day." Inside is a 1/4 pg. illus. of "The German National Monument as Seen from Bingenbruck." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Matthew Arnold" and "The Rt. Rev. David B. Knickerbacker, D.D." Dblpgctrfld. o... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 24, 1883
The entire front page is one of the more desirable of the entire 60 year run of this newspaper, being a fine portrait of: "Frederick Douglass", with a related article on him on an inside page.
But there are other nice prints in this issue as well, including a full page: "Autumn Leaves" by Howard Pyle; a print of: "The La... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 8, 1883
Front full pg. illus. of "Evacuation Day-Unveiling Ward Statue of Washington in Wall Street." Inside are four 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Four Prima Donnas" which are "Madame Christine Nilsson," "Madame Adelina Patti," "Madame Etelka Gerster," and "Madame Marcella Sembrich." 1/4 pg. portrai... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 20, 1886
Full ftpg. Thomas Nast cartoon: "One Thing You Are Accountable To The Public For". 1/3 pg: "The Cunard Steamer 'Oregon', Lost Off Long Island". Fullpg: "A Loggers' Camp At Night". Fullpg: "The United States Ship Of War 'Atlanta'". Fullpg: 'The Moody Schools at Northfield, Massachusetts&... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1895 Certainly the prime content in this issue is not just the page 6 article: "Death of Frederick Douglass" which takes over three-quarters of the first column, but the related illustration of him appearing on page 4 which takes one-third of the page, captioned: "Frederick Douglass, Died Feb. 20, 1895" (see).
The full front page i... See More