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Frank James train robbery trial Jesse gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374144373282

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WIDE AWAKE LIBRARY--Special Number "THE LIFE AND TRIAL OF FRANK JAMES", Sept. 28, 1883 * Jesse James gang * Frank's trial w/ prints  This magazine of the late 19th century featured Western and adventure stories. This was one of just a few "Special Numbers" focusing entirely upon what the title notes. The reporting is exceptional, using actual trial transcripts. There are 21 pages of text devoted to Frank James, brother of outlaw Jesse James. Total of 24 pages, 8 3/4 by 11 1/4 inches, great condition.

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Ends July 22, 2022 10:14

$147.00
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
198436

Rare Outlaws YOUNGER BROTHERS Founded - Stillwater MN Minnesota 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394105134373

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MIRROR, Stillwater, Minnesota, Aug. 6, 1908   * Younger Brothers founded As noted in the masthead: "Published Weekly at the Minnesota State Prison". This claimed to be the longest, continuously published prison newspaper in the country, having begun in 1887 & still publishing today. Of interest is that this newspaper was co-founded by brothers Cole, Robert and James Younger, members of the Jesse James-Younger brothers gang of outlaws who were serving life sentences after taking part in their infamous raid in Northfield, Minnesota. Four pages, some toning, minimal fold wear, generally nice.

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Ends July 06, 2022 12:41

$48.00
198780

Very Rare Jesse James Murder Pitkin Gunnison Colorado Miners Camp 1882 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394126383948

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PITKIN MINING NEWS, Colorado, April 7, 1882  * Jesse James assassination * Very rare publication * Mining camp * Gunnison County A very rare title which lasted about 5 years. This is a volume one issue. Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) notes that this title was held by only one institution in the United States, which has now been purchased by us. The front page has a report: "The dispatches of the 3rd announce the death of the notorious outlaw Jesse James at his own house in St. Joe, Mo., ...He was shot by his cousin by marriage, Robt. Ford...Fully 15,000 people attended the inquest. Jesse James has been a desperado for the last 20 years, being forced into Bill Anderson's noted band of guerrillas at t... See More  

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Ends June 28, 2022 13:24

$199.99
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
193060

JESSE JAMES GANG Northfield MN Minnesota Bank RAID Holdup Attempt 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393569928263

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, Sept. 8, 1876  * Famous Jesse James gang robbery * Northfield, Minnesota bank The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "Bold Attempt to Rob a Bank--The Cashier Murdered and His Assistant Wounded--Two of the Robbers Killed and One Wounded". This is a report of the Northfield Bank Robbery in Minnesota committed by Jesse James and his James-Younger Gang, although this report was too new for them to have known who the robbers were. Near the end: "...the robbers were only 25 minutes ahead of the pursuers & almost sure to be overtaken...many believing them to be the same gang heretofore operating in Missouri and Kansas." Four pages, some wear at the margins, bit of very light damp s... See More  

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Ends October 13, 2021 11:56

$78.00
188221

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473600141

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Aug. 31, 1883  * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The top of the front page has column heads: "PROVING AN ALIBI" "The Defense in the James Case Outlines Its Work" "Testimony Adduced that Frank was Not at Winston" "Gen. Joe Shelby Creates a Scene in the Witness Box" "Breaking the Links Forged by the Prosecution--A Host of Witnesses on the Stand". This is fine & detailed coverage of the trial of Frank James, outlaw brother of Jesse, with the text taking 3 columns on the ftpg. and over a column on pg. 2. Ten pages, a few minor creases, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:51

$78.00
182597

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100834512

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery Page 2 contains one of the better reports we have seen of the infamous Rock Island Railroad train robbery by Jesse James and his gang. While most reports are little more than a paragraph or two, this report takes two-thirds of a column and includes several accounts and much detail--photos below show the full text. The article is headed: "ROAD AGENTS ON A TRAIN" "They Kill Two Persons And Get Considerable Plunder" "Outlaws Who Surpass All Others In Boldness--After Deliberately committing Murder, They Rob a Safe In an Express Car". The article includes near its beginning: "...an incoming Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific t... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:52

$147.00
182058

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Train Robber False Death Report Nov. 4, 1879 Miss. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839349225

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 4, 1879 * Jesse James killed ? * Outlaw - train robber The last column of the ftpg. is taken up with a very interesting, although erroneous, report of the death of Jesse James with heads: "A CORPSE AT LAST" "The Bandit King Slain In His Saddle" "Jesse James Killed By a former Friend" "The Assassin Escapes After a Running Fight" "Southwest Missouri the Scene of the Tragedy". Near the beginning is: "This section was thrown into a high state of excitement yesterday afternoon over the report that Jesse James, one of the notorious outlaws, had been shot & killed by a former comrade, named Geo. Shephard..." with much more, carrying over to page 2. But this was all untrue. Jesse James would b... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:52

$76.00
179740

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Frank Kearney MO Missouri Mother's Home RAID 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392729271734

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 29, 1875 * Jesse & Frank James boys * Outlaws - deperadoes * Raid on family home The front page has an interesting--yet false--report headed: "The Capture of The James Boys" which has various subheads including: "Statement of The Mother...She Declares the Boys Were Not in the House at the Time--Marks of A Desperate Fight" (see). Believing they have members of the James gang penned-in, a team of Pinkerton agents shot up the James family home in Kearney, Missouri. The outlaws, however, were not home, and the detectives managed only to kill James' 9-year-old half-brother and to maim Zerelda James, the mother of Frank and Jesse. Ten pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, shoul... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2020 15:35

$78.00
179480

JESSE JAMES GANG Last Robbery Blue Cut TRAIN Holdup Glendale MO 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977290449

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SCRANTON REPUBLICAN, Pennsylvania, Sept. 9, 1881 * Last Jesse James Gang robbery * Blue Cut Train Robbery * Glendale, Missouri The front page has one column heads including: "Train Robbers" and "An Express Car And Passengers Robbed--The Governor Of Missouri Issues A Proclamation Calling On The People to Organize And Exterminate Train Robberies". A detailed report of a holdup of the Chicago and Alton Railroad follows these headings. Although not mentioned by name, this was the work of the infamous James Gang. In fact, this was the very last robbery of the James Gang (see photos for the full text). The report just below this one is headed: "Apache Outrages" "Great Excitement In Arizona--Organization Of The Militia... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:47

$179.00
179469

JESSE JAMES Younger Brothers - Otterville Missouri Train Robbery 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716957984

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1876 * Jesse James Gang... Younger Brothers * Otterville, Missouri Train robbery The front page has: "The Missouri Railroad Robbers" with subheads: "Bodies of Men in Pursuit of the Outlaws--Their Capture Hourly Expected--The Adams Express Company's Loss" with some details, and closing with: "...There is reason to believe that the notorious Missouri bandits, the James and Younger boys, were engaged in the robbery." History would prove them correct as Jesse & Frank James, and Cole, Bob & Jim Younger, among others, robbed the Missouri Pacific Railroad on July 7. The front page also has a report of a revolt among African-Americans in Georgia, headed: "The Disturbance at Hamburg" "Six Negroes ... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:33

$95.00
177715

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598206935

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Aug. 29, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "In The Last Ditch" "A Dark Day for the Defense in the Trial at Gallatin" "Liddell's Testimony Corroborated by Unimpeachable Witnesses" "Statement of the Blacksmith Who Shod the Bandit's Horse" "The Bolton Family Detail the Killing of Wood Hite--The Midnight Burial--Testimony in Full". This is concerning the murder trial of Frank James, for killing a passenger during a train robbery. Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:05

$53.00
176881

OUTLAW JESSE JAMES Interview w/ His Wife re. Death 1882 St. Louis MO Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392545166403

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 29, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James * Interview w/ his wife Page 9 has nearly a full column taken up with: "JESSE'S TRANING" "The Delicate Way in Which Mrs. James Refers to Her Husband's Peculiar Vocation" "An Hour's Talk with the Outlaw's Widow--Some of the Savings Invested in Business--A Mysterious Friend Said to be the Wife of Frank". A fascinating & detailed article from not long after Jesse James was killed. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:09

$72.00
176850

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392543451437

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 18, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 4 has an article headed: "Mrs. Hite to Testify Against Frank James" with subhead. (see) This trial of the brother of outlaw Jesse James, held in Gallatin, Missouri, was concerning his involvement in Winston Railroad robbery This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 10 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:15

$32.00
176123

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372813266283

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LIBERAL SENTINEL, Middletown, New York, July 23, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery Page 2 has a report noting: "A gang of outlaws, supposed to be the James gang, on Friday night captured a train on the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific road...robbed the conductor & a passenger..." and a bit more (see). The next page has a much more detailed account of the event, taking three-quarters of a column & headed: "Robbing A Train" "Eye-Witnesses Accounts of the Robbery at Winston, Mo.". This was one of more famous of the James-Younger Gang robberies. Eight pages, some wear at a front page fold, 12 3/4 by 19 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends November 22, 2019 14:32

$117.00
174846

Outlaws JESSE JAMES GANG Murder & Tiburcio Vasquez Robberies 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742758557

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1874 * Jesse James Gang murder * Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez Near the bottom of the front page is a terrific report headed: "The Missouri Outlaws" which notes in part: "...particulars of the killing of another detective by the notorious James Brothers. The victim was found dead, covered with blood...A card crossed with blood was pinned to the coast and inscribed: 'This shall be the fate of all of Pinkerton's detectives who come to hunt the James brothers.' Signed by 'Jesse James', 'Frank James'...". Great to find a front page report with specifics of this strong warning by the James brothers. Just above this article is: "Vasquez And His Gang" being the famed California outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez, ... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:06

$56.00
174661

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392379582084

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 September 12, 2019 07:35

$224.00
174175

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720242809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, April 5, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James assassination Page 2 has a brief & quite inconspicuous report reading: "Great satisfaction is expressed in western Missouri over the shooting of Jesse James, the noted bandit. It is said that the shooting was the result of an agreement between Ford and Governor Crittenden to the effect that James was either to be captured or killed within a certain time." Eight pages, very small piece from the blank margin of the front leaf, slightly irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:52

$64.00
172710

Great JESSE Frank JAMES Outlaw Kearney MO Missouri Home RAID 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372663996144

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 1, 1875 * Great Jesse James report * Raid on his home (birthplace) * Kearney, Missouri The top of page 2 has a rather lengthy & interesting article headed: "THE JAMES BOYS" "The Attempt To Capture Them At Kearney" with subheads: "Strange Acts of the Detectives--A Bombshell Thrown Into Mrs. Samuels' House--A Child Killed And Three Persons Badly Wounded". This article takes an entire column. Believing they have members of the James gang penned-in, a team of Pinkerton agents shoot up the James family home in Kearney, Mo. The outlaws, however, were not home, and the detectives managed only to kill James' 9-year-old half-brother and to maim Zerelda James, the mother of Frank and Jesse. Thi... See More  

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Ends June 02, 2019 14:56

$87.00
172245

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372650306273

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 19, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery * Winston, Daviess County, Missouri Page 2 begins with a quite lengthy account of what was the infamous Rock Island Railroad robbery by the James Gang. It is headed: "The Great Train Robbery" and begins: "Charles Murray...was the messenger of the U.S. Express Company on the train robbed by the James gang...He gave a correspondent the following account of the affair so far as it came to his knowledge:..." and what followed is a very detailed account which includes quotes from the bandits. Page 4 has a small items concerning Frederick Douglass (see). Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends May 11, 2019 14:54

$166.00
172244

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392275626804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, April 4, 1882 * Jesse James assassination * Robert & Charles Ford * St. Joseph, Missouri Near the bottom of the front page is a small report headed: "Vengeance on Train Robbers" which reports: "The city is wild with excitement over the death of Jesse James. The fear of his vengeance has restricted the people from taking extreme action against all of the accused train robbers. Men are huddled together in groups on the streets, and rumors of a lynching party to be organized are very prevalent." Eight pages, archival strengthening at the spine, some very discrete archival mends inside, very nice condition. somewhat fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends May 11, 2019 14:53

$116.00
167105

JAMES-YOUNGER GANG Northfield Bank Robbery MADELIA MN Capture 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134527934

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, September 22, 1876 * Jesse James -Younger Brothers gang * Northfield bank robbery attempt The back page has an article headed: "Capture Of The Northfield Robbers" "They Are Hunted Down On The Prairie And One Killed" See image for 1st report coverage on the capture of members of the James-Younger gang at Madelia, Minnesota A few weeks after the famous Northfield bank robbery attempt. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning at the margins, some spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:24

$40.00
154032

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391784464551

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, June 21, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial Page 7 has two-thirds of a column headed: "FRANK JAMES" "The Prosecution Unmasked by the Unexpected Postponement of the Trial" "Mrs. Hite's Presence a Surprise--Dick Liddill on Parole--Craig and Timberlake Too Energetic to Please the Defense" with much good content. Twelve pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends June 14, 2017 15:09

$43.00
150528

Early JESSE & FRANK JAMES Confederate Outlaws Train Robbers 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371816039085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, Feb. 2, 1875 * Early Jesse & Frank James gang Page 2 has over half a column taken up with a report headed: "The James Boys" "Sketch of the Parties Who Have Been Captured--Some New Facts & Some More Guesses" being an interesting article on their pursuit and concerning some of their confederates. An early report on the James brothers. The front page has a curious item on creating a non-smoking car on trains, for the protection of women. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:36

$45.00
144629

FRANK JAMES Outlaw Northfield Bank Robber CAPTURED 1876 Old Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391465422761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 June 23, 2016 15:31

$78.00
143610

JESSE JAMES Outlaw Captured ? False Report 1876 St. Louis MO Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371607182138

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 16, 1876 * Outlaw Jesse James captured ? Page 4 has an interesting editorial headed: "Our Outlaws" which begins: "The story of the capture of Jesse James as told in our local columns of yesterday, reads more like a tale of Apulia or Calabria, or a reminiscence...it is also possible that some of the dangers of his capture may have been exaggerated by the lively imagination of the detectives..." plus much more taking over half a column. The bkpg. has over half a column of reporting on baseball games (see). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 14:42

$37.00
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