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203831

Historic Abraham Lincoln Assassination Ford's Theater J.W. Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374489470174

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, April 22, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth * In a pro-white publication A decidedly racist newspaper which began well before the Civil War & lasted a few years after. As such their reporting on war events provide a contrasting perspective beyond most other Northern newspapers. With this issue all factious leanings and biased commentary is set aside to report the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. The entire front page reports--with considerable detail--the tragedy of the era with first column heads: "A Terrible Crime!" "ASSASSINATION of PRESIDENT LINCOLN" "Attempted Assassination of Secretary Seward" "Full Details of the Shocki... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2023 15:15

$735.00
203824

Paul Reed & Will Cato Lynching Burning Georgia Race War Negroes 1904 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374489441542

Lest we forget... This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass).   Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 16, 1904 * Lynching of Paul Reed and Will Cato - Negroes * Statesboro & Savannah - Georgia race war The top of the front page has a one column heading: "A RACE RIOT IS NOW IMMINENT" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, tw... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2023 14:55

$48.00
203542

Frank James Train Robbery Trial Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Not Guilty 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374469780290

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 7, 1883  * Outlaw Frank James found not guilty * Jesse James gang - Gallatin, Missouri trial The only text on the front page (over half of the page is advertisements) is headed: "NOT GUILTY" "So say the twelve Men in the James Case" "Mr. Wallace Delivers a Brilliant Argument for the Prosecution" "How the Verdict is Received Elsewhere--Governor Crittenden's Opinion--A Kansas City View". Nice to have in a Missouri publication. This text carries over to take a full column on page 2 as well. Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2023 11:24

$72.00
203318

Bandit Outlaw Jesse James Killed Robert Ford Brothers 1882 Sonora CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374455868425

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TUOLUMNE INDEPENDENT, Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, April 8, 1882  * Outlaw Jesse James killed * Robert & Charles Ford Page 4 of this issue contains a very brief and inconspicuous report on the death of the notorious outlaw Jesse James.  It reads in its entirety: "A report comes from Kansas City, Mo., that Jesse James, the notorious train robber, highwayman, etc., has been killed." This report gives some evidence that Jesse James grew more in legend after his death as it was not a significant item when he was killed. A very timely report as he was killed by fellow outlaw Robert Ford on April 3. Eight pages, in good condition save for being a bit irregular at the blank spine margin.

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Ends February 12, 2023 07:23

$117.00
203315

Bill Cook Gang Oklahoma Cherokee Nation Outlaws Robberies Crime 1894 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394416758613

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, Oct. 24, 1894   * Bill Cook Gang The top of page 2 has column heads: "MANY OUTLAWS LOOSE" "The Cook Gang Doing Wholesale Robbery in the West" "Aquia Creek Booty Recovered" plus various subheads. The text takes over a full column. The great article begins: "The latest performance in the grand carnival of crime which is now holding the boards of the Indian Territory consisted of the wholesale robbery of several small towns in genuine desperado style by Bill Cook, supported by eight or ten followers..." with more on the infamous Bill Cook Gang. Eight pages, partially loose at the spine, minor margin tears, somewhat fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends February 11, 2023 15:18

$75.00
203302

Rare Tombstone Epitaph Post Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Arizona 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374454597956

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, Dec. 4, 1881  * Best Old West title to be had * Post Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in popular culture. This issue was printed just five weeks after the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. A wealth of local and regional reports including most of a column headed: "Local Splinters". Mining items & announcements, court proceedings, and even a mention of Billy the Kid under the heading: "Murderers Out of Limbo". The report is da... See More  

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Ends February 11, 2023 15:10

$2,175.00
203245

Outlaw Tom Black Jack Ketchum Going to Clayton NM for Hanging 1901 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374450498122

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 24, 1901  * Outlaw Tom 'Black Jack' Ketchum * On the way to Clayton, New Mexico * Hanging - execution for train robbery The front page has a one column head: "'Blackjack' Ketchum Is Now Safely Caught". He would be hanged just two days later. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends February 09, 2023 10:55

$64.00
203230

Outlaw Gang Jesse James Robert Ford St. Joseph MO Assassination 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374450449264

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GREEN MOUNTAIN FREEMAN, Montpelier, Vermont, April 12, 1882  * Jesse James assassination * Robert & Charles Ford * St. Joseph, Missouri Near the middle of page 2 is one of the lengthier accounts concerning the death of Jesse James, as typically this report was very brief in period newspapers. Headed: "Jesse James" it begins: "It is pretty certain that the most notorious outlaw & desperado of modern times, Jesse James, has met his death at last..." with much on his life. Four pages, large folio size, a very small repaired hole just below the Jesse James article (see), a bit irregular at the spine, generally nice condition.

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Ends February 09, 2023 10:20

$184.00
202949

Nice Jesse James Younger Brothers Outlaws Missouri Robbers Gangs 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374430064550

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE INDIANAPOLIS SENTINEL, Indiana, April 4, 1874   * Jesse James & Younger Brothers Gangs Page 7 has a simply terrific & lengthy article on the James brothers and the Younger gang of bandits with heads: "BANDIT BUTCHERY" "The Missouri Robbers" "The Country Which is the House of Outlaws--The Younger and James Brothers--Their Deeds of Murder and Robbery--Their pursuit and Dispersion" plus various subheads throughout the article. The very detailed account takes over 1 1/2 columns. Eight pages, rejoined at the spine, great condition.

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Ends January 28, 2023 11:02

$125.00
202710

Cowboy Thomas Harper Friend of OPutlaw Curly Bill Brocius Hanging 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374406707184

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PHILADELPHIA PRESS, July 11, 1881  * Cowboy Thomas Harper hanging * Outlaw Curly Bill Brocius friend The back page has a rather brief article headed: "A Cowboy Hanged" "Thomas Harper's Behavior on the Scaffold--A Warning Letter". It notes: "Thomas Harper, a cowboy, was hanged at Tucson, Arizona, yesterday for the murder of John Soliday last September. His demeanor on the scaffold was cool and jaunty. He made no confession, but left letters to Curly Bill, a well-known desperado, admonishing him to take warning from him and not to be too handy with his pistol, and to 'stand a heap from a man before you kill him." Eight pages, irregular at margins with some margin tears.

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Ends January 14, 2023 07:29

$46.00
202453

Texas Outlaw JNohn Wesley Hardin & the Sutton-Taylor Duel 1875 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374382411854

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 19, 1875  * John Wesley Hardin shootout The front page has a rather brief yet notable report headed: "Two Men Murdered In Texas" which notes in part: "...party of five men entered Ryan's saloon & killed Reuben Brown, city marshal... a member of the Sutton party. His body was riddled with balls...Brown was the man who arrested Taylor for the murder of Sutton..." with more. See the hyperlink on the Sutton-Taylor Feud to see that it was noted outlaw John Wesley Harden who killed Reuben Brown. Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, small piece torn away at bottom right corner, fragile and must be handled with care.

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Ends January 01, 2023 07:39

$58.00
202068

Black Bart California Stage Coach Robber Outlaw Bandit Captured 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374345637133

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 20, 1883  * Outlaw Black Bart - stagecoach robber captured Page 7 begins with a very rare, period report concerning the arrest of infamous stagecoach robber "Black Bart", noted for his poetic messages left after his robberies (see hyperlink for more on him). He was also known as Charles Bolton and C.E. Bolton, and operated primarily in Northern California and Southern Oregon. The report is uncommonly lengthy, taking 1 1/2 columns, while the only other report we've encountered in recent years was a fraction of this size. The report is headed: "BLACK BART CAUGHT" "Capture of the Stage-Robber Poet--His Twenty-third Exploit" "Idiosyncrasies of a Remarkably Successful Rhyming Highwayman". Ther... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2022 10:08

$285.00
202067

Outlaw Abe Buzzard Welsh Mountain Lancaster County Pennsylvania 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374345636281

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 11, 1883  Inside includes: "The Jesse James Drama at St. Joseph"; an article on the outlaw Abe Buzzard: "The Welsh Mountain Outlaw Still at Large" "Armed Citizens Hunting the Bandit--The Pistol & Bowie Knife in Texas". Also of interesting; "California Wine-Making" "Notes of a Trip at Vintage-Time Through Napa Valley" "How the Grape is Converted Into Wine..." and more, a very detailed article taking close to 2 columns. Twenty pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2022 10:07

$55.00
201999

Kearney Clay County Missouri John Soper Axe Murders Jesse James ? 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374342084487

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, Feb. 4, 1880  * A professional butcher slaughters his family * John L. Soper - Kearney, Clay County, Missouri The top of the front page has a column headed: "Criminal Matters" Theories as to the Recent Assassination Near Kearney, Mo." The assassination of farmer John Soper was an interesting case. They had opinions on who the killer was bot no one was charged. Some believed that the outlaw gang of Jesse James had a part in the murder. The articles mentions that with: "...Opinions are divided as to the motive that caused the murderer to fire the fatal shot...He never was remarkably friends with the James boys nor their friends...Soper was a man who minded his own business...The James... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2022 09:42

$47.00
201906

The Dalton Gang Brothers Red Rock Oklahoma Train Robbery Shootout 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394316838798

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 3, 1892  * Red Rock, Oklahoma * The Dalton Gang * Train robbery The front page has an item headed: "An Express Train Held Up" "Two Hundred Shots Exchanged Between The Robbers And The Express Messengers". The report includes: "Train robbers held up the southbound Chicago & Galveston passenger train on the Santa Fe...Just as the train was starting up, after leaving the tank, two masked men jumped upon the engine...The robbers were almost an hour in intimidating the express messengers into submission...It is thought that the robbery was committed by the notorious Dalton gang, for whom large rewards are still standing...". An early report on the Red Rock train robbery in Oklahoma with uncommon mention... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2022 14:29

$95.00
201824

Rare Tombstone Cochise Co. Arizona Wyatt Earp & O.K. Corral Fame 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394308853516

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TOMBSTONE PROSPECTOR, Arizona, June 4, 1889   * Very rare wild West publication * Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame We have had a few other newspapers from the iconic Old West town of Tombstone, but this is perhaps the most uncommon. The masthead features a great engraving of a miner on a mule. The content is much as would be expected from a mining town, including many legal notices concerning mines, etc. A wealth of ads as well. Four pages, various chipping near the bottom margin of the back leaf, various archival mends at the margins, one being non-archival. Quite fragile and must be handled carefully. A fine opportunity for a very rare title from this famous town.

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Ends November 28, 2022 07:59

$420.00
201254

Frank James Outlaw Northfield Bank Robber Captured 1876 old Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374293770630

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 15, 1876  * Jesse James Gang * Outlaw Frank captured The top of page 4 has column heads including: "FRANK JAMES" "The Notorious Outlaw in the St. Louis Calaboose" "The Police of This City Effect the Capture in a Creditable Manner" "Frank Denies His Identity as a James boy--But He is Certainly the Northfield Robber Wounded in the Knee". The article takes over an entire column and has considerable detail (see for beginning). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 06, 2022 06:45

$72.00
201232

Rare Tombstone Epitaph Cochise County w/ Johnny Ringo AZ Arizona 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374291855871

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Cochise County, Arizona, January 21, 1882  * Best old West title to be had * Johnny Ringo mention Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in popular culture. This issue was printed less than 3 months after the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. As an added tie to the Old West, the back page ha a very brief--yet rare--mention of Johnny Ringo, an associate of the Clanton Gang, reporting that: "John Ringo is a guest of the county at the Cochise Hotel." (see). Note also the v... See More  

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Ends November 05, 2022 09:11

$2,550.00
201231

Outlaw Gang Jesse James Robert Ford St. Joseph MO Assassination 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374291855735

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, April 4, 1882 * Jesse James assassination * Robert & Charles Ford * St. Joseph, Missouri The back page has a rather inconspicuous report at the bottom of the first column: "Death of the Notorious Robber Jesse James". The report, which continues at the top of the next column, reads in full: "Jesse James, the notorious robber was shot dead in St. Joseph, Mo., by Charles and Robert Ford, who then gave themselves up and were lodged in jail. The Fords formerly belonged to the James Gang, but have recently been acting as detectives to catch James, hoping to gain the large reward offered for his apprehension, and they arrived at St. Joseph a week ago for the purpose of capturing him. It s... See More  

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Ends November 05, 2022 09:11

$224.00
201049

Peace Kirby Smith Surrenders & Jefferson Davis Capture 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394262983296

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE: May 29, 1865  * Edmund Kirby Smith surrenders * re. Jefferson Davis capture * Last battles of the Civil War The top of the first column has an embellishment beneath which is: "PEACE ! " "Kirby Smith Surrenders" "The Old Flag Waves From Maine to the Rio Grande!". Also on the front page is: "JEFF DAVIS" "An Official Copy of His Indictment" "He is Described as a 'Yeoman' " "His Crime--The Invasion of the County of Washington' with 20,000 Insurgents" "He Levies War Against the United State of America" "The Ex-President In Confinement" "His Desire To Be Shot" and other end-of-war items as well. With Kirby Smith's surrender all organized resistance in the Civil War has now come to an end... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2022 09:44

$52.00
200817

Outlaw Jesse James Killing Charles Ford Brothers Murder Trial 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394249868221

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 19, 1883  * Charles Ford murder trial * re. outlaw Jesse James killing Page 4 has: "Charlie Ford" "He is to Be Tried Next Thursday for Robbing n Omnibus". Part of the report includes: "...the Fords were not suspected, however, but now that Jesse James has been killed by them, and that Charlie Ford is being prosecuted by the widow & mother of that noted outlaw...there are many ready & willing to believe that Charlie Ford was the leader in this robbery..." with more. Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 19, 2022 09:22

$34.00
200708

Rare Pro Prohibition Anti Alcohol Temperance National YWCTU 1896 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394242587516

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, July, 1896  * Young Women's Christian Temperance Union An interesting magazine published by the Young Women's Christian Temperance Union whose focus was the outlaw of alcoholic beverages. They also worked to promote women's right to vote. Decorative title page, 12 pages, 9 1/2 by 13 inches, minor binding slits at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 14, 2022 08:53

$29.00
200706

The Black Donnellys Lucan Ontario Canada Feud Massacre Murders 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374253981811

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, Feb. 5, 1880  * Black Donnellys massacre * Lucan, Ontario, Canada The front page has a lengthy report on what is known as the Black Donnelly Massacre. It is datelined from Lucan, Ontario, & begins: "About twelve last night masked men entered the dwelling of the somewhat notorious Donnelly family and murdered the father, mother, one son and a girl..." with much more. The "Black" Donnellys were an Irish Catholic immigrant family who settled in Biddulph township, Ontario in the 1840s. The Donnellys' ongoing feuds with local residents culminated in an attack on the family's homestead by a vigilante mob on February 4 leaving five of the family dead and their farm burned to the ground. N... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2022 08:53

$57.00
200369

Tiburcio Vasquez California Bandido Outlaw Bandit Execution Hang 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374234283924

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TIMES, March 20, 1875  * Tiburcio Vasquez execution death (1st report) * Los Angeles, California outlaw bandit The front page has: "Execution Of The Bandit Vasquez" "Hanged At San Jose, Cal., Yesterday--No Attempt At Rescue--He Is Cool To The Last." The report about the execution of this colorful outlaw who claimed he never killed a man reads in part: "The bandit Vasquez was executed today at San Jose...Everything passed off quietly Vasquez asserted to the last his innocence of the crime of murder at any time during his career, but acknowledged the justice of his fate, having been the leader of a murderous band. The coolness he displayed throughout his imprisonment did not desert him, but he maintained his fo... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2022 14:30

$168.00
200310

Jesse James Gang Last Robbery Blue Cut Train Holdup Glendale MO 1881 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374232509874

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PHILADELPHIA PRESS, Sept. 9 and 10, 1881  * Last Jesse James Gang robbery * Blue Cut Train Robbery * Glendale, Missouri A two issue set, the back page of each having a report on the last train robbery of the Jesse James Gang: robbery of the Alton train at Bluecut, Missouri. Sept. 9 has: "At The Mercy of Masked Men" "A Bold Train Robbery Near Independence, Missouri". Sept. 10 has: "Hunting the Train Robbers" "All the Searching Parties Unsuccessful--Arrests on Suspicion" with various details as seen in the photos. Each complete in 8 pages, cleanly cut at the spine, various tears at margins, quite fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends September 29, 2022 09:53

$52.00
199952

Mormons Mormonism & Polygamy Mexican Outlaws Badnts Train Robbery 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374210436738

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 15, 1883  * Mormons - Mormonism - polygamy The top of the ftpg has: "MASKED MEXICANS" "Remarkable Exploits of a Company of Bandits" "They Wreck a Train & Plunder It at Leisure" "...Pursuit of the Robbers" with the detailed text taking 1 1/2 columns. Also: "POLYGAMY" "Movement on Foot Looking to Its Suppression" "Address of the National League to the Public--The Curse of Mormonism". Inside includes: "The Apache Renegades" "Shot In A Saloon" "Woman Suffragists" & so much more. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 11, 2022 12:06

$34.00
199259

Tiburcio Vasquez Los Angeles California Outlaw Robber Captured 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374175176296

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1874  * Tiburcio Vasquez captured * California bandido * Los Angeles outlaw The front page has a report of the capture of the infamous bandit Tiburcio Vasquez. Vasquez was a Mexican bandit who was active in California from as early as 1857 until his capture. The Vasquez Rocks, the steep, sloped rocks about 40 miles north of Los Angeles, were one of his many hideouts and received their name from him. Near the top of the front page is the heading: "The Notorious Vasquez Captured At Last" with the dateline from San Francisco noting: "Tiburcio Vasquez, a bandit, who has been for a long time a terror to the southern portion of this state, was captured with two of his gang, this afternoon, near Los ... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2022 14:45

$82.00
199001

Rare Portland Oregon Multnomah Co. Old West Tombstone AZ Crime 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374157160511

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY OREGONIAN, Portland, Oct. 29, 1881  * Rare Old West publication A wealth of crime-related reports are found within, including a back page report from Tombstone, Arizona, on a prison escape. In a few days would be the report of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some archival strengthening at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 29, 2022 15:11

$33.00
198818

The Black Donnellys Lucan Ontario Canada Feud Massacres Murders 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374144377805

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, Feb. 7, 1880   * Black Donnellys massacre * Lucan, Ontario, Canada Page 2 begins with an account of the "Black Donnellys' " funeral at Lucan, Ontario, Canada. The "Black" Donnellys were an Irish Catholic immigrant family who settled in Ontario, Canada. The Donnellys' ongoing feuds with local residents culminated in an attack on the family's homestead by a vigilante mob on Feb. 4, 1880, leaving five of the family dead and their farm burned to the ground. No one was convicted of the murders, despite two trials and a reliable eyewitness. Twelve pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2022 10:22

$48.00
198632

Rare Pro Prohibition Anti Alcohol Temperance National YWCTU 1894 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394116937579

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, December, 1894  * Young Women's Christian Temperance Union An interesting magazine published by the Young Women's Christian Temperance Union whose focus was the outlaw of alcoholic beverages. They also worked to promote women's right to vote. Decorative title page, 12 pages, 9 1/2 by 13 inches, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2022 07:55

$28.00
198515

Outlaw Gang JESSE JAMES Robert Ford St. Joseph MO ASSASSINATION 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394109840125

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TELEGRAPH, Philadelphia, April 5, 1882  * Outlaw Jesse James assassination Page 4 has a great editorial concerning the recent (killed 2 days prior) death of Jesse James which includes: "It is somewhat of a shock to the moral sense...to ear the frank statement of the Governor of Missouri that the deliberate murder of the outlaw James was the result of an understanding between the murderer and himself...The revelations of eternity alone will show the magnitude of the criminal career of the dead bandit & the direful effects of his accursed example...He would kill a man or a dozen men with as little ado as he would a reptile...He could not be taken alive...The account of the shooting is one of the most thrilling i... See More  

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Ends July 10, 2022 07:38

$160.00
198326

JOHN MURRELL Land Pirate Mississippi River Bandit Outlaw DEATH 1844 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394099096649

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., Nov. 29, 1844  * John Murrell death - "land pirate" * Mississippi River outlaw A front page report about the "Death Of Murrell" says: "The Chattanooga Gazette of the 16th announces the death, at Pikeville, Tennessee, of the notorious John A. Morrell, whose name as 'land pirate' figured so frequently in the press...and who was recently discharged from the penitentiary. He died of consumption, and denied to the last moment...that he was guilty of the...charges against him." The front page has a small article from Louisiana claiming fraud had occurred in the Presidential election. Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine from disbinding,  nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2022 09:20

$45.00
184524

Rare Tombstone Epitaph Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral AZ Arizona 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373226054927

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Cochise County, Arizona, October 16, 1881 * Best Old West title to be had * Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in popular culture. This issue was printed just ten days prior to the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. This issue even has mention of the Earps, with a page 3 report of a scuffle which reads: "...Col. A. G. P. George became enraged yesterday at Harry Barron's over a matter of a small bill, and it is said was using some ve... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2022 09:51

$2,100.00
198058

BELLE GUNNESS Woman Serial Killer La Porte Indiana Murder Farm 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374085342933

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 11, 1908 * Woman serial killer Belle Gunness * La Porte, Indiana murder farm case The top of the front page has a four column headline: "LA PORTE MYSTERY IS NOT YET COMPLETELY SOLVED" with subheads. (see). Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, some small binding holes along the spine, minor margin wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Belle Gunness was a Norwegian-American serial killer who was active in Illinois and Indiana between 1884 and 1908. Gunness is thought to have killed at least fourteen people, most of whom were men she enticed t... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2022 09:12

$44.00
197109

Terrific ABRAHAM LINCOLN John Wilkes Booth Assassination PRINTS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394012279940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 29, 1865 * Famous Abraham Lincoln assassination issue * The same issue (title and date) found in the time capsule under the (former) statue of Robert E. Lee on Dec. 28, 2021 The front page has a large and dramatic illustration of "J. Wilkes Booth" plus a lengthy article headed: 'The Murder Of The President' making this a nice display issue. Inside articles are headed: "Abraham Lincoln" "President Johnson" "Mr. Seward" "Great Pan Is Dead" and "The Folly of Crime". A small illustration captioned: "Plan of the Box Occupied by President Lincoln at Ford's Theatre, April 14, 1865" is present also.  Also inside is a full page with two prints: "The Assassination Of President Lincoln at Ford... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2022 11:44

$655.00
196867

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393999009039

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PHILADELPHIA PRESS, July 18, 1881  * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery The back page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with the infamous Rock Island Railroad train robbery, committed by Jesse James and his cohorts. This is one of the more detailed accounts we have found. The column is headed: "THE TRAIN ROBBERY" "Narrative of the Daring Outrage, As Told by Passengers" "The Killing of Conductor Westfall and the Passenger McMilan--Desperate Encounter in the Express Car--Bravery of a Brakesman". Among the subheads within the body of the report are: "How the Robbery Was Committed" "Conductor Westfall's Death" "The Express Messenger's Desperate Fight". A separate article with its own head... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2022 14:45

$147.00
196052

Rare TOMBSTONE AZ Pima County Arizona 1880 Old Newspaper w/ Wyatt Earp Mention


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373925453150

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY NUGGET, Tombstone, Pima County, Arizona, November 18, 1880  * Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame * Rare Wyatt Earp mention This may well be the consummate "Old West town" much romanticized in movies and television shows, perhaps most famous for the gunfight at the OK Corral involving Wyatt Earp and the Clanton gang. This rare issue was printed less than a year before this famous gunfight and is replete with advertisements with a distinctively Western theme. Has all ads on the front page, including: "The Arizona Corral", "The Palace Saloon" and "The Crystal Palace" among many others. Page 2 has a large ad for "Shaffer & Lord" described as the "Original Miners and Prospectors Store" (see photos). Page 3 incl... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2022 13:01

$765.00
196051

Rare BATTLE OF STONES RIVER Jefferson Davis 1863 CONFEDERATE Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373925452549

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 3, 1863  * Battle of Stones River - Murfreesboro, Tennessee * Jefferson Davis proclamation * Very rare publication This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South--see the information below. The most notable content in the issue is the back page report headed: "The Battle At Murfreesboro" "Confederate Victory Confirmed" "Additional Particulars" which includes a report signed in type by: Braxton Bragg (see). Also on the back page are: "From Vicksburg" "The Future At Vicksburg" "Death of Col. James L. Autry" "Letter From Grenada" "River Warfare" "Proclamation By The President" takes almost an entire column and is signed in type: Jefferson ... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2022 13:01

$255.00
195816

re. HANGING OF MARY SURRATT Abraham Lincoln Murder Conspirator ? 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373912221726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1865  * Mary Surratt, the Lincoln assassination conspirator * Shades of Robert Redford's movie "The Conspirator" Page 4 has a brief, rather inconspicuous item with a small heading: "Mrs. Surratt" which reads: "The friends of the late Mary E. Surratt are resorting to ill-judged action in endeavoring to prove her innocence. Her trial was conducted with extraordinary patience, and the proofs of her guilt entirely justified the conclusion arrived at. Disloyal persons may endeavor to lead to an opposite conclusion, but they will not succeed in that endeavor. She has paid the penalty of her crime, and the wisest thing is for all who were upon terms of friendship with her to let her name be as far forg... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2022 14:28

$33.00
195479

Temperance Criminal CARRIE NATION Hope Kansas Saloons Taverns 1901 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393852684352

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 25, 1901 * Carrie Nation * Kansas saloons The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MRS. NATION TIRED" with subheads. (see) Rare to find period reporting on this famous temperance movement leader. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends February 07, 2022 13:08

$44.00
194695

President JAMES GARFIELD SHOT w/ Broadsheet EXTRA 1881 Bellefonte PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393751319161

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DEMOCRATIC WATCHMAN, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, July 15, 1881  * President James Garfield shot * Rare broadsheet "extra" Page 4 has a report headed: "A Terrible Deed--Attempt to Assassinate President Garfield" which begins: "Not having issued a paper last week the Watchman is consequently somewhat late with the news of the attempted assassination of President Garfield at Washington...This sad event took place in the depot of the Baltimore & Potomac railroad office..." with further particulars. This article, along with "Retrospective" which is on Garfield as well, take two columns. But the prime feature of this issue is the broadsheet headed: "SUPPLEMENT---EXTRA" which has the entire front page taken up with reports on... See More  

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Ends January 01, 2022 12:31

$79.00
194691

1900 TRAIN HOLDUP ROBBERY Gifford Malvern Hot Springs County Arkansas Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373811715548

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 22, 1900 * Gifford - Malvern, Arkansas * Hot Springs County * Dramatic Train Robbery Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "BANDITS AND DYNAMITE PLAY HAVOC WITH A TRAIN" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rare as such. Complete with 8 pages, 19 x 14 1/2 inches, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes, generally very nice.

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Ends January 01, 2022 12:27

$42.00
194571

BUTCH CASSIDY Sundance Kid Hole-in-the-Wall Wyoming Train Robbery 1900 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393744161833

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, Aug. 30, 1900 * Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid * Hole-in-the-wall-Gang * Tipton, Wyoming train robbery The front page has an article: "TRAIN ROBBERS CAUGHT" "They Got but Little Money Out of the Express Car Last Night". Included are some details of the robbery, now ascribed to the work of Butch Cassidy and the "Hole In The Wall Gang", a few bits including: "The second section of the express which was held up at Table Rock, Wyo., last night reached here...The mail car was untouched...The robbers confined their work to the Pacific Express car which was totally wrecked...that a man concealed himself on the tender at Tipton...compelled the engineer to stop the train...joined ... See More  

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Ends December 29, 2021 08:38

$255.00
194279

NELLIE BLY Elizabeth Jane Cochrane TRIP AROUND THE WORLD Returns 1890 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373788244029

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Jan. 22, 1890  * Nellie Bly's trip around the World * Welcome home The front page has a very fine article on the famed traveler and reporter Nellie Bly as she nears competition of her epic trip around the world. A few bits mention: "...a few minutes later Miss Bly was taken off on a tug while her fellow passengers on the same steamer gave her a parting cheer...boarded a special train which was in waiting for her...The train bearing Nellie Bly arrived at 2 pm. A large crowd assembled at the depot to see her..." and more, including some nice details of her experiences in Europe and Asia. Nice to have this report on the front page. Also on the ftpg. is a detailed account headed: "TRAIN ROBBE... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2021 11:20

$74.00
194116

TOM HORN Old West Scout & Outlaw in Custody at Cheyenne Wymoning 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393668821438

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 10, 1903 * Tom Horn execution by hanging close * Old West scout, lawman, gunman, outlaw The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GATLING GUNS AWAIT COWBOYS" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the blank spine, generally nice.

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Ends December 02, 2021 11:02

$40.00
192759

Outlaw LAUGHING SAM CAREY Hole-in-the-Wall Butch Cassidy Gang 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393535974877

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 6, 1903 * Outlaw Laughing Sam Carey hunted * Hole-in-the -Wall - Wyoming * Rare Butch Cassidy mention The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LONG CHASE FOR A FAMOUS OUTLAW" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 27, 2021 12:27

$44.00
192469

Arizona Outlaw JAMES FLEMING PARKER Cattle Raider Train Robber HANGING 1898 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373687013016

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 3, 1898 * James Fleming Parker hanging  * Arizona outlaw - murderer The front page has a small one column heading: "Noted Outlaw Hanged" (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 4 pages, 23 x 19 1/2 inches, a few small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 16, 2021 14:41

$40.00
191647

Rare PRO PROHIBITION Anti Alcohol Temperance w/ Jane Addams Photo 1896 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393452216596

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, May, 1896  * Young Women's Christian Temperance Union An interesting magazine published by the Young Women's Christian Temperance Union whose focus was the outlaw of alcoholic beverages. They also worked to promote women's right to vote. The front page features a photo of the renowned "Miss Jane Addams". Addams was an American settlement activist, reformer, social worker and author. She co-founded Chicago's Hull House, one of America's most famous settlement houses. Inside has an article on the Hull House. She was an important leader in the history of women's suffrage in the United States. Addams was awarded an honorary master of arts degree from Yale University, the first woman to receive an hono... See More  

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Ends August 19, 2021 11:47

$39.00
191504

Early CHICAGO GANGSTERS ? Mafia "Black Hand" Extortion Crime 1908 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393439299820

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 4, 1908 * Early example of Chicago gangland crime ? *  Italian Mafia - "Black Hand" in it's infancy Page 2 has a two column heading: "BLACK HAND IS VISIBLE IN A CHICAGO CRIME" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 12, 2021 15:07

$38.00
191111

JAMES McKINNEY Tulare County Outlaw Bakersfield Shootout KILLED 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393406521655

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 20, 1903 * James McKinney killed * Tulare County outlaw * Bakersfield, California shootout The top of the front page has a two column headline: "OUTLAW MET A TRAGIC END" with subhead. (see) Nice to have in a California publication. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends July 23, 2021 06:21

$44.00
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