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March 31, 1865
SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, March 31, 1865
* Battle of Bentonville, North Carolina
* Battle of Fort Stedman - Petersburg
* Last days of the Civil War
Page 4 has various reports on the Civil War with one column headings. See images here.
Complete in 4 pages, this issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pli... See More
April 27, 1874
THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 27, 1874
* Bald Mountain tremors cause ?
* Volcano ? earthquakes ?
* Rutherford County, North Carolina
The top of page 10 has one column headings: "The Bald Mountain Terror" "A Renewal of the Phenomenon with Greater Violence" and more. (see)
Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.... See More
December 26, 1929
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, December 26, 1929
* Charlie Lawson family murders (1st report)
* Stokes County, North Carolina tobacco farm
* Christmas Day shotgun murder & suicide
The bottom of page 8 has a somewhat discrete report headed: "Insane, Kills Wife, 6 Children and Self" (see)
Complete with all 28 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.... See More
July 21, 1869
THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 21, 1869
* Cockfighting - illegal blood sport
* Roosters - gamecocks - cockpit
* Unusually lengthy & uncommon article
Page 8 has an article with small headings: "Cock Fighting" "Another Hard-fought Main Between Virginia and North Carolina..." (see) Rare to find articles on this illegal blood sport, especially this lengthy.
Other news of t... See More
March 8, 1874
NEW YORK HERALD, March 8, 1874
* North Carolina resistance
* Lowry War ends - Pembroke
* Steve Lowry killed
The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murdered by men of the Confederate Home Guard, a band of American Indian, White and African-American men waged a guerrilla war against the white establishment fro... See More
August 30, 1788
THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Aug. 30, 1788 This is a great issue on the creation of our Federal Constitution as over half of page 2 is taken up with results of the "State of North Carolina" Constitutional Convention, which recommends a "Declaration of Rights" and various "Amendments" to the Constitution. Both lists are included i... See More
June 5, 1869
THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 5, 1869
* African Americans Executions - hangings
* Halifax County, North Carolina
Page 5 has an article headed: "THE DEATH PENALTY" "Execution of Two Negroes in North Carolina" "Scenes And Incidents At The Gallows" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up 2 full columns.
Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition... See More
August 10, 1872
NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 10, 1872
* KKK - Ku Klux Klan
* North Carolina execution
The back page (page 10) has an article headed: "A KU KLUX HANGED" "New Chandler, a North Carolina Desperado, Executed" "Murders, Robberies, Gambling and Outraging Female Chastity" "How He Became a Ku Klux and Learned the Grips and Signs" and more. (see)
Complete with 10 pa... See More
October 26, 1960
THE DETROIT NEWS, Oct. 26, 1960
* Martin Luther King Jr.
* Sentence to 4 months
* re. Atlanta sit-ins
The top of page 13-C has a one column heading: "King Gets 4-Mo. Term in Georgia" (see)
Complete with 70+ pages, small library stamp within masthead, minor margin wear, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.
source: "The King Legacy": On January 20, ML... See More
January 24, 1862
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 24, 1862
* Fugitive slaves
* Savannah, Georgia martial law
* New Bern, North Carolina
This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE RETURN OF FUGITIVE SLAVES", "The President's Position on the Question", "FROM... See More
May 14, 1863
NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1863
* Confederate General Stonewall Jackson death
* From wound at Battle of Chancellorsville
The feature of this issue is the report on page 4 of the death of famed Confederate General Stonewall Jackson. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "OBITUARY" "Official Announcement of the Death of Stonewall Jackson" "IMPORTANT... See More
January 2, 1942
NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, January 2, 1942
* Rose Bowl football game
* Played at Duke University
* Oregon State Beavers
* World War II attack scare
Page 26 has a one column heading: "Beavers Have Laugh On Experts" with subhead: "Upset 3-1 Odds in Beating Duke" The game was played in Durham, North Carolina due to the scare of a Japanese aerial attack at the Rowl Bowl in P... See More
August 21, 1867
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 21, 1867
* Whipping of a Negro girl in North Carolina
* Phillis Ruffin attacked by mob - flogging
Page 4 has an article headed: "Outrageous Whipping Case near Plymouth, N.C.-A Negro Girl Beaten..." (see) A print of this event was featured on the front page of the Sept. 14, 1867 issue of Harper's Weekly.
Other news and advertisements of the day durin... See More
December 26, 1768
THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Dec. 26, 1768
* Pro-British American publication
* Boston is causing trouble
The publisher of this newspaper had Loyalist leanings, causing its demise before the formal outbreak of the Revolutionary War.
All of pages 1 & 2 are taken up with a continued report on: "Voltaire on History". Page 3 has: "The Opinions of the Ministers of the colony o... See More
September 4, 1972
THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, September 4, 1972
* Bobby Fischer wins World title
* 1st American to achieve this
* Boris Vasilievich Spassky
The top of page 18 has a four column heading: "Fischer OKs return match 'if prize pool is high enough" with photo of Fischer. (see) Coverage on Bobby Fischer winning the World chess championship.
Complete with 40+ pages, a few bindi... See More
March 2, 1917
THE ASHEVILLE CITIZEN, North Carolina, March 2, 1917
* United States close to World War I
* President Woodrow Wilson
The front page has a nice banner headline: "AMERICA IS SOLIDIFIED" with many subheads and related illustration. (see) Coverage on the official break of diplomatic relations between United States and Germany.
Other news day. Complete with 12 pages, light toning, tin... See More
August 24, 1863
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 24, 1863 A Confederate newspaper from its capital city of Richmond. Obviously the Civil War reporting has a bias towards the Confederate cause.
Among the front page items are: "From General Lee's Army --Yankee Movement In The Valley" "The Richmond Post Office" "North Carolina and The War--The Voice of Her Soldiers", i... See More
January 30, 1865
THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Jan. 30, 1865 Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate issue was published just 2 1/2 months before surrendering.
The front page has: "Starvation of the Cotton States" "Wilmington"... See More
June 15, 1776
THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, June 15, 1776 This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. Keep in mind also that this issue is dated less than 3 weeks before the Declaration of Independence.
The front page begins with an advertisement for pamphlet of a Loyalist r... See More
March 19, 1772
THE MASSACHUSETTS GAZETTE & THE BOSTON WEEKLY NEWS-LETTER, March 19, 1772 The front page has tw lengthy letters which question the independence of Massachusetts from England. One item notes: "...guarded against tend in my opinion to the destruction of the town, and must greatly affect the glorious cause of Liberty, which you as well as myself have been struggling hard to maintain...... See More
March 20, 1863
NEW YORK HERALD, March 20, 1863
* Yazoo Pass expedition - Port Hudson, Louisiana
* Three Civil War maps
The front page has a nice map titled: "THE YAZOO PASS EXPEDITION". The back page has a map titled: "THE ATTACK ON PORT HUDSON".
Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE YAZOO EXPEDITION" "The Revel Loss" "Important from... See More
May 3, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 3, 1862 The front page is dominated by a nice map headed: "SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA".
A wealth of ftpg. column heads on the Civil War include: "The Capture of Fort Macon" "Official Report" "The Fight Above Elizabeth City" "Capture of New Orleans" "Gen. Butler on Lake Pontchartrain" "Rebel Accounts ... See More
May 28, 1925
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 28, 1925
* Coal Glen mine explosion disaster (1st report)
* Oakland Township, Chatham County, North Carolina
The front page has a great banner headline: "DIXIE MINE BLAST TRAPS 71" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on the Coal Glen, North Carolina mine disaster.
Complete with all 42 pages, light toning and a little wear at the... See More
April 7, 1918
THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, April 7, 1918 Among ftpg. heads on World War I are: "America Accepts Germany's Challenge That Force Shall Decide the World's Future" "Great Fleet of U.S. Warships Serving Abroad" "German Assault In Corbie Region Was Expected Yesterday" "Germans Renew Plunging Tactics in Amiens Region" and even more.... See More
September 16, 1871
THE WORLD, New York, Sept. 16, 1871 The front page has an article regarding the Ku-Klux Klan: "The Phantom Ku-Klux" which provides details related to the infamous Ku Klux Klan Conspiracy. The article's focus is the trial held in Raleigh, North Carolina (see).
Another unrelated but interesting front page article is: "NOT HANGED", with subhead "...the ... See More
November 14, 1864
THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 14, 1864 Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from not long before surrendering.
The front page has: "Tribute to the Memory of Major Generals Rodes and Ramseur" which inclu... See More
October 29, 1863
WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, October 29, 1863
* Rare Confederate publication from the Civil War
This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era.
T... See More
January 28, 1863
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 28, 1863
* From the capital of the Confederacy
* President Abraham Lincoln documents
The front page has: "From Fredericksburg" "Thew Situation in Tennessee" "From North Carolina" "City Intelligence" "Additional From The North with many subheads including: "Butler at Home--A Public Reception Gi... See More
August 1, 1861
THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 1, 1861
* Rare Confederate publication
This is one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in their dateline.
While the ftpg. is taken up with ads, page 2 has war content including: "Gen. Scott's Programme--His Opposition to the Advance on Richmond--His Resentment Toward that City&qu... See More
May 6, 1973
THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, May 6, 1973
* Secretariat wins Kentucky Derby
* Thoroughbred horse racing
* Triple crown champion
The sport's section (page 23) has a headline: "Secretariat Sets Derby Record" which reports winning the Kentucky Derby, the first leg to his famed triple crown. He still holds the record time for the Derby.
Complete in 60+ pa... See More
April 5, 1918
THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, April 5, 1918
* Battle of the Avre - Amiens - France
The ftpg. has some heads concerning World War I including: "Bitter Fighting Is Resumed In Sectors East of Amiens And The Allies Yield Some Ground" "First Year Of War Cost U.S. About 9 Billion" with more.
Complete in 10 pages, partially loose at the spine, good conditi... See More
April 19, 1862
NEWBERN PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, April 19, 1862
* Rare Yankee occupation issue
* Printed on "necessity" paper stock
A quite scarce newspaper from shortly after the Battle of New Bern (fought March 14) when the city fell to the Yankees. It would remain in Yankee control for the remainder of the Civil War.
It contains a wealth of content on the war with the front p... See More
February 14, 1778
THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, February 14, 1778
* Revolutionary War Tory original
* Rare Pro British issue from America
This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia.
The entire front page is taken up with ads, one of which is for the printi... See More
March 26, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, March 26, 1862
* Fredericksburg, Virginia map
* First Battle of Kernstown
Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the quite large map headed: "THE TOWN OF FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA" which shows much detail.
Other column heads include: "News From North Carolina" "The Reported Capture of the Nashville by the Union Blockading Squadron" ... See More
February 18, 1865
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1865 Among the column heads on the Civil War are: "Late Rebel News" "From North Carolina" "The Army Of The James" with more reports inside.
Eight pages, small mailing label in the masthead, good condition.
March 13, 1865
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 13, 1865
* Final month of the Civil War
* Kinston NC North Carolina (Wyse Fork)
* Confederacy down to their last hope
Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Important From North Carolina" "A Battle Reported Near Kinston on Wednesday" "A Victory Claimed Over Our Forces" "The Gallantry of the Union Troops Acknowledged" "R... See More
January 22, 1862
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 22, 1862
* From the capital of the Confederacy
* President John Tyler death funeral
The front page is mostly taken up with advertisements, however there is a column with: "A Defence Of Middle North Carolina" & "Messrs. Mason & Slidell" and "The Newspapers Of the South & the Associated Press".
Page two i... See More
April 12, 1918
THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, April 12, 1918 The ftpg. has some reports on the events of World War I including; "Heavy Legions And Mightiest Guns Win Points For Germans On Arras-Ypres 30 Mile Front" and: "France Accuses Czernin of Lying And Emperor Too" among others
Twelve pages, evenly toned, nice condition.
April 4, 1918
THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, April 4, 1918 The ftpg. features a map headed: "How The Allies Dented Salient Formed by German Drive" with articles headed: "Germans Bringing Up Much Artillery To Face Americans" and "Great Battles May Soon Begin On The Front In Picardy" among others.
Ten pages, partially loose at the spine, toned, good condition.... See More
June 17, 1868
THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, June 17, 1868
* First KKK assassination in Georgia
The front page has a notable report headed: "The Georgia Military Outrage". This reports the assassination of G. W. Ashburn, a Georgia politician assassinated by the Ku Klux Klan in Columbus, Georgia for his pro-African-American sentiments. He was the first murder victim of the K... See More
November 21, 1862
WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, Nov. 21, 1862
* Rare Confederate publication
* President Abraham Lincoln
There is some nice content in the issue About half of the ftpg. is taken up with: "The Conscription Law--A Bill to be entitled 'An Act to Further provide for the public Defense.' ". Also on the ftpg. is: "The United States Elections" which inc... See More
August 17, 1861
DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, August 17, 1861
* Very rare Confederate title from North Carolina
Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederacy, as rarely have I seen it offered. This coastal town didn't remain Confederate for very long as it fell to General Burnside in April, 1862. So truly "Confederate" issues can be difficult to come by.... See More
May 2, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 2, 1862
* Siege of Yorktown
* Fall of New Orleans
* Fort Macon North Carolina
The front page is dominated by a nice Civil War map headed: "The Action of April 26 Near Yorktown" which is more of a diagram of the battle.
Among the front page one column heads are: "Fall Of Fort Macon" "The Surrender of New Orleans" "Graceful but ... See More
March 10, 1862
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 10, 1862
* Battle of Hampton Roads, Virginia
* Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (CSS Virginia)
* Civil War ironclads
The back page contains two nice Civil War maps headed: "Fernandina, Florida, and Vicinity" and "Scene of Burnside's Operations in North Carolina" as seen in the photos below, with not only related one column head... See More
April 3, 1918
THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, April 3 1918 Among the ftpg. reports on World War I are: "Wilson's Plan For Defeating Germany May Be Carried Out" "Enemy Declines To Give Battle & Allies Take Initiative In What Little Fighting Occurs" "German Efforts to Open a Road Toward Amiens Fail".
Ten pages, a bit irregular at the spine, nice condition... See More
April 11, 1918
THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, April 11 1918 Among the ftpg. reports on World War I are: "Germans Drive Deep Wedges In British Lines, Threatening Both Armentiers And Bethune" "Destroy British Army Kaiser's Aim".
Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.
May 3, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 3, 1862
* Siege of Yorktown - Virginia
* Fall of New Orleans - Louisiana
* Battle of Fort Macon w/ map
The front page is dominated by a nice map headed: "SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA".
A wealth of ftpg. column heads on the Civil War include: "The Capture of Fort Macon" "Official Report" "The Fight Above Elizabeth City" "... See More
April 22, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, April 22, 1864
* Battle of Plymouth, North Carolina
* Confederate victory w/ Civil War map
The ftpg. features a detailed Civil War map headed: "THE NEWS FROM NORTH CAROLINA - Scene of the Recent Rebel Repulse at Plymouth, N.C."
Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Attack on Plymouth by Ten Thousand Rebels" "The Enemy Repulsed" "Attemp... See More
April 2, 1918
THE WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, April 2, 1918 Among the ftpg. reports from World War I are: "German Drive Brought Almost To Halt But Severe Fighting Is Taking Place Near Moreuil" "Casualties of the Germans Total 275,000 to 300,000" "Americans Going To Front Still Jam The Roads" "French Annihilate One German Battalion That Manages to Cross Oise&... See More
April 16, 1918
THE WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, April 16, 1918 Among the ftpg. reports from World War I are: "Between Lens & Ypres The Germans Have Found Haig's Defense Lines Solid As Rock" "Americans, Outnumbered Two to One, Completely Repulsed German Attack" "German Wave Is Nearing Its Crest" and more.
Eight pages, small mailing label at the masthead, a ... See More
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