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172270

"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens...

Battles in Italy... Steamship Edinburgh...

Item #172270

June 25, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 25, 1859 The front page features a three-quarter page illustration 'Queen Victoria and Her Family at Osborne'. A full page: 'Collision Between the Steamship Edinburgh and an Iceberg, 180 miles from Newfoundland, on June 6, 1859'. 'The Battle of Montebello--Zouaves Charging through the Streets' plus other scenes regarding the battles in It... See More  

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172268

"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens... Ballooning...

Item #172268

June 18, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 18, 1859 Two front 1/4 page illustrations of "General Garibaldi" and "Garibaldi's Chasseurs of the Alps." are featured on the front page. Inside pertaining to "The War in Europe" including "The French Army Marching Through a Sardinian Fortified Place Toward the Austrian Lines" and "The Emperor of Austria and His G... See More  

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607160

Fanny Deane Halsey drowning...

Item #607160

June 07, 1859

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, June 7, 1859



* Actress Fanny Deane Halsey

* New York Harbor drowning death




The front page has an article headed: "The Death Of Fanny Deane Halsey" "Recovery of the Body from the Water Near Fort Hamilton" "Suspicion That She was  Murdered" and more. Lengthy text takes over three columns of the front page.

Other news of the day. Comple... See More  

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172260

Rulers Victor Emanuel & Francis Joseph...

Item #172260

May 21, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 21, 1859  The front half  page illustration of "The Departure of Italian Volunteers from Leghorn." An inside 1/4 page illustration of "The Late Bishop Doane." A 1/4 page illustration of "Library of the New York Law Institute."

A continuation of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens including a few illustratio... See More  

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172254

Winslow Homer print...

Item #172254

April 30, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 30, 1859 Halfpg: 'Proposed Balloon Railway Up Mt. Rhigi, Switzerland'. Nice fullpg: 'May-Day In The City'. Also a full page Winslow Homer print: "May Day In The Country". Additional illustrations, articles and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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172242

First use of insanity plea... Nellie Bly...

Item #172242

March 19, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 19, 1859  The front page shows: 'Hon. Daniel E. Sickles in Prison at Washington', who was the first person to plead temporary insanity in a murder case. He would be acquitted. There is a related article on page 2 titled: "The Washington Tragedy".

Also of significance is the 2 1/2 page article with ten illustrations titled "A Visit T... See More  

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172240

Early Winslow Homer: Skating in Boston... The Sickles tragedy...

Item #172240

March 12, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 12, 1859 Ftpg. shows: 'The Last Hours of Congress, March, 1858'. Halfpg: 'Homicide of P. Barton Key by Hon. Daniel Sickles at Washington'. Nice fullpg. Homer: 'Skating At Boston'. Additional illustrations, articles and advertisements are within.

Complete in sixteen pages.... See More  

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663871

Early Winslow Homer print: Skating in Boston...

Item #663871

March 12, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 12, 1859  An incomplete issue as it is lacking half of the pages, but present is the desired full page print by Winslow Homer: "Skating At Boston" which is in nice condition (see photos).

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172232

Ice skating...

Item #172232

February 12, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 12, 1859 Front 1/4 page illustration of "The Late William H. Prescott" and a smaller illustration of "Mr. Prescott's Writing Case." Inside includes a full page illustration entitled "A Skating Scene." Doublepage centerfold of "The Reception by the Emperor Napoleon at the Tuileries on New Year's Day." 1/4 page i... See More  

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636434
Item #636434

January 29, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 29, 1859  Half front page illustration of 'Rev. J.W. Cummings, D.D.' also features an accompany article. "Employment of Women" features an article and many small illustrations of women working in Douglas & Sherwood's Skirt Manufactory. "The Pope's Railway Car" article also features three illustrations. Two one-thir... See More  

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620066

Very early print of Honolulu, Hawaii...

Item #620066

January 15, 1859

BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Jan. 15, 1859  The ftpg. has a nice print captioned: "View of Honolulu, Sandwich Islands" which shows Diamond Head (presumably) in the background (see). The balance of the ftpg. is a nice article titled: "View of Honolulu, Sandwich Islands". A very early image on Hawaii.

Among the other prints in this issue are: "The New Appleton Chape... See More  

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172220

New Year issue... Purchase of Mount Vernon...

Item #172220

January 01, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 1, 1859  Half front page illustration 'I Wish You a Happy New Year' accompanies the poem of the same title. Written text on the purchasing of Mount Vernon. Full page illustrations entitled: 'New Year's Day In New York 1859'; "New-Year's Day in New Amsterdam in the Old Dutch Times"; "Divine Service Being Held in the ... See More  

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172218

Winslow Homer Christmas prints...

Item #172218

December 25, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1858  The front page features a print: "Santa Claus Paying His Usual Christmas Visit to His Young Friends" shows him in a sleigh pulled by a turkey, with many toys. This is an early image of Santa Claus before the more common imagine created by Thomas Nast changed his appearance forever.

Inside pages have four prints by famed artist Winsl... See More  

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172204

Early scene from Utah...

Item #172204

November 06, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 6, 1858 The front page features a half page with illustrations of  "Hon. Amasa J. Parker and Hon. Edwin D. Morgan" with the article "The Rival Candidates for Governor". An article "Thorough-Bred Horses in the United States" features two nearly half page illustrations of horses.  A one-third page illustration of 'Th... See More  

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221192

The Question of Southern Slavery, 1858....

Item #221192

November 06, 1858

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York, NY, dated Nov. 6, 1858.



* Southern Slavery
* Hon. James R. Hammond


The back page has: The Slavery Question In The South Comprehensive and Conservative View of the Field by a Southern Statesman The Northern Agitation Exhausting Itself--A Hopeful View of the Future Speech of Hon. James R. Hammond, Delivered at Barnwell Court House, October 28
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172202

Morrissey & Heenan boxing match... Steam fire engine...

Item #172202

October 30, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 30, 1858  The front page features a half page illustration of "Mademoiselle Piccolomini" with accompanying article. Inside two 1/4 page illustration of "The Late Rev. John Sawyer, of Bangor, Maine" and "General Paez, of Venezuela." Half page illustration of "Terrible Explosion at Havana, on September 29, 1858." Hal... See More  

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172200

The steamer Winans...

Item #172200

October 23, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 23, 1858  The front page illustration: 'A Target Excursion in Broadway' with an accompanying article. An article entitled "The Winans Steamer" also includes two full pages and 6 illustrations of 'The Winans Steamship'. Full page: 'An Elephant Steeple-Chase at Rangoon, Burmah'.

Complete in 16 pages, in good condition as ... See More  

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172188

Atlantic cable completion...

Item #172188

September 11, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 11, 1858  The front page features a full page illustration entitled 'The Atlantic Cable Celebration--The Niagaras in Broadway'. Inside an half page illustration 'The Ruins of the Quarantine Establishment, on Staten Island'. Two more full page illustrations on celebrations for the Atlantic Cable completion, including: 'Firemen Lighti... See More  

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172186

The Mormon town at Salt Lake City... Winslow Homer prints...

Item #172186

September 04, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 4, 1858 The prime content would be the two full page Winslow Homer prints, captioned: "The Bathe At Newport" and "Picnicking In the Woods", along with the great two-thirds page illustration of: "Salt Lake City - Brigham Young's Harem and the Deseret Store", being a very early graphic on the Mormons. There is a related article o... See More  

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172184

New York City's City Hall burns...

Item #172184

August 28, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, August 28, 1858  The full front page shows the 'The Burning of the City Hall, New York, August 18, 1858' showing firemen with hoses in the foreground. Inside has four illustrations on 'The Atlantic Telegraph' and the laying of the cable. A text article "The Transatlantic Message" is also on the inside page of this issue. A full page... See More  

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579843

Lumbering in New Brunswick... Ottawa, Canada...

Item #579843

August 28, 1858

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, London, England, August 28, 1858  The front cover features a nearly halfpage illustration "The Wellington Tomb in the Crypt of St. Paul's Cathedral". A nearly half-page illustration "Inauguration of a Russian Gun at Seaham Harbour, near Sunderland". "The Attack on the Peiho Forts by the English and French Fleets" contain two halfpage ... See More  

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172180

Atlantic Telegraph... Cricket...

Item #172180

August 14, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 14, 1858  The front page features an article and half page illustration of "The Atlantic Telegraph" (England, United States). Inside half page map of "The Gulf of Petielle." Also two illustrations of boats including "The Pei-Ho Forts" and "Victoria, Vancouver's Island." The Great Cricket Match at Hoboken" i... See More  

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172174

Dr. John W. Francis...

Item #172174

July 24, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 24, 1858  The front page article is "Dr. John W. Francis" with an accompanying illustration of the same. "The Horse In City and Country" features two illustrations. "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" features a halfpage illustration. "Old Church of St. John, at Pergamos". Two pages on 'Nicholas Longworth of Cincinnati,... See More  

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172172

Rev. Henry Ward Beecher...

Item #172172

July 17, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 17, 1858  A front page illustration and article 'Rev. Henry Ward Beecher'. An article "The Boat and The Train" features two half page illustrations: 'Going On Board' and 'Waiting for the Train'. 'The Late Eruption of Vesuvius' features a half page illustration of the same plus a smaller illustration "A Crater i... See More  

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649082

P.T. Barnum - "The Mammoth Opera Scheme"...

American slave trade...

Item #649082

June 03, 1858

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, June 3, 1858



* The African slave trade

* P.T. Barnum's letter to the editor




The front page has an article headed: "The Slave-Trade And The American Flag". See image for text. Page four has an interesting letter to the editor entitled:  "The Mammoth Opera Scheme", signed in type by P.T. Barnum.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a ... See More  

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172158

The Mormon War...

Item #172158

May 29, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 29, 1858  The front page shows: 'Hon. William M Gwin, of California'. 'Travel notes in Bible Lands' features 'Plain and Ruins of Sardis'. 'The Great Bell Crevasse' just above New Orleans shows 3 scenes. Nice full page illustrations of  'Battle of the Waxhaws, May 29, 1780' and 'The Storming of Ft. George, May ... See More  

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172156

Early Winslow Homer print...

Item #172156

May 22, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 22, 1858  The front page shows: "Hon. William H. English, of  Indiana". A full page: "Coming Thru the Rye". Half page shows a train "Accident on the New York Central Railroad near Utica". "The Island of Perim, Red Sea" Full page. Winslow Homer print: "The Boston Common". "Cod-Fishing on the Newfound... See More  

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172154

Terrific, early, centerfold print of Salt Lake City...

Item #172154

May 15, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 15, 1858  Certainly the prime content is half of the doublepage centerfold, being a great print of a: "General View of Salt Lake City, Utah Territory" which is an overview of the city. Above it are 6 smaller illustrations of the vicinity including: "A Mormon Harem" "Tithing Office, Salt Lake City" "Devil's Gate" an... See More  

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172152

Lucknow...

Item #172152

May 08, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1858  Large front page illustration of "Hon. James S. Green, United States Senator From Missouri." Inside are many large illustrations pertaining to "The Final Capture of Lucknow" including "The Martiniere," "The Residency," "Plan of the City of Lucknow," "Lucknow, from the Residency," and &... See More  

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172150

Buffalo hunt...

Item #172150

May 01, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 1, 1858  The front page features "Hon. Galusha A.Grow, of Pennsylvania" also features a large illustration of him. A half page "Accident to the Bridge Over the St. John's River, New Brunswick, on 24th March Last". "The New English Traction Engine" is a half page illustration with accompanying article. "Marshal Pelissier... See More  

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172148

Senator Hale, of New Hampshire... War in Utah...

Item #172148

April 24, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 24, 1858  The front page shows: 'Senator Hale, of New Hampshire' with an accompanying large illustration. 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands' features two illustrations. 'The Island Prison of the King of Delhi" also features three illustrations. Terrific and very displayable full page: 'An Army Train Crossing the Plains'. Two hal... See More  

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172146

Winslow Homer illustration...

Item #172146

April 17, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 17, 1858  The front page shows: 'The Late Hon. Thomas H. Benton, of Missouri.' A nice full page illustration showing two images "Hope and Disappointment".  "A Recent Missionary Martyr" features two nearly half page illustrations "Pere Chapelaine in the Cangue" and "Pere Chapelaine Suffering the Torture of the... See More  

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172144

Alexander Stephens of Georgia...

Item #172144

April 10, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 10, 1858  The front page has a nice illustration of "Hon. Alexander H. Stephens of Georgia" including a biography of him. A text report entitled "The Settlement of the Mormon Affair.  A full page: "A Masked Ball at the Academy of Music at Paris" along with an article "Busard and the Paris Masked Balls" which also fea... See More  

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172142

Lord Derby, Prime Minister of England...

Item #172142

April 03, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 3, 1858  The front page Illustration: 'An Auction of Splendid Household Furniture' has an accompanying article entitled "How We Furnished Our House". "Pompey's Philosophy" features several illustrations. "Lord Derby, Prime Minister of England" also features a large illustration of him. Full page: 'Attack on Can... See More  

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172140

Dr. Livingstone...

Item #172140

March 27, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 27, 1858  The front page includes a nice illustration of: 'Hon. John Slidell, U.S. Senator from Louisiana'. "His Excellency Rear-Admiral Mohammed Pacha" also includes an illustration of him. Two full page illustrations of sailing ships "The Corvette 'Japanis,' Built for the Russian Government by W. H. Webb, of New York' a... See More  

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172136

White House reception...

Item #172136

March 13, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 13, 1858  The front page article "French Court Fashions" features a "Costumes of the Court of the Emperor of the French" illustration. "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" features a half-page "Landing at Smyrna". "The Approach to Canton" includes a map "Chart of Pearl River, showing the Position, at Last Acc... See More  

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172134

The Great Eastern...

Item #172134

March 06, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 6, 1858  A full page illustration: 'Sleighing In Broadway' is very displayable. An article "Skating, From a Lady's Point of View" features a half page illustration 'Skating In New England' and "Skating in the North of Europe'. "Hon. Henry Wilson, U.S. Senator of Massachusetts" is featured on the front page. ... See More  

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172132

James Orr...

Item #172132

February 27, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 27, 1858  Nice front page illustration of: 'Hon. James Orr, of South Carolina, Speaker of the House'. 'Our Sleigh-Drive' includes 3 scenes. 'A Natural Castle in Pennsylvania' near the Delaware Water Gap. The American Horse-Tamer in England" also includes a 1/3 page illustration.

A full page illustration 'The Wedding of ... See More  

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172130

Washington Monument at Richmond...

Item #172130

February 20, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 20, 1858  Full front page illustration entitled: 'The Washington Monument at Richmond, Virginia'. Nice half page 'Ottawa City, the New Capital of Canada'. "The Old Lull House" article also features a 1/4 page illustration of the same. "Native Life In India" features three illustrations. A full page illustration 'T... See More  

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172126

The Capitol...

Item #172126

February 06, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 6, 1858  The front page shows: "Senator Brown of Mississippi" with accompanying text. Terrific full page illustration of: "The Capitol at Washington, With the New Extensions" and another great full page: "The New Hall of Representatives, with the Members in Session".  "The Island of Labouan" features three il... See More  

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172122

Massacre at Cawnpore...

Item #172122

January 23, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 23, 1858  The full front page illustration is entitled: 'In The Bitter Cold'. "Hon. Charles O'Conor" with an accompanying article. "The Great Massacre at Cawnpore" also features two illustrations; "The House in Which the Women and Children were Slaughtered at Cawnpore" and "The Arrest of the Missionaries by ... See More  

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172116

Nice New Year's prints... Plan for a "submarine railway" between England & France...

Item #172116

January 02, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1858  The front page features a full page print: "New Year's Visiting in New York". Two other nice full page prints inside: "The Birth of the New Year' and 'A Happy New Year!" and an article "The Life of American Students at Heidelberg" features several small illustrations.

Interesting article with two illust... See More  

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662897

Nice New Year's prints... Plan for a "submarine railway" between England & France...

Item #662897

January 02, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1858  The front page features a full page print: "New Year's Visiting in New York". Two other nice full page prints inside: "The Birth of the New Year' and 'A Happy New Year!" and an article "The Life of American Students at Heidelberg" features several small illustrations.

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172108

Meeting of Congress...

Item #172108

December 12, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 12, 1857  The front page features 'Our Mayors' and the half-page illustrations of 'Hon. Fernado Wood, Mayor of New York' and 'Hon. Daniel F. Tiemann, Mayor-Elect'. An article "Rev. William R. Williams, D.D. - Pastor of Amity Street Baptist Church, NY' also features a small illustration of him. 'Travel Notes in Bible ... See More  

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172100

Charles Dickens... Rev. Spugeon...

Item #172100

November 14, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 14, 1857  Front half page illustration of "The Sovereigns at the Theatre at Stuttgardt" with an accompanying article.

Inside contains two large illustrations of "Rev. Charles Haddon Spurgeon" and "Rev. Charles Haddon Spurgeon Preaching to Thirty Thousand People at the Crystal Palace, England." Also inside, two illustration... See More  

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172096

Charles Dickens...

Item #172096

October 31, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 31, 1857  The front page shows: 'The Dry Goods Epidemic, Broadway at Three p.m.' Over one-third page shows: 'Run on the Seamen's Savings' Bank During the Panic', in Wall Street. Two pages with five illustrations: 'What to See at Manilla' in the Philippines. 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands' features several small illustra... See More  

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172090

Financial panic on Wall Street... Brigham Young...

Item #172090

October 10, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 10, 1857  Front page features an article: "A Panic in Wall Street" plus a cartoonish illustration captioned: "The Panic in Wall Street". 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands' features two scenes in Damascus. 'The Woman-Artist' article also features a small illustration of 'Madame Rosa Bonheur' as well as 'A Rough S... See More  

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172086

The 'Central America' disaster...

Item #172086

September 26, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 26, 1857  This issue contains the first report of 'The "Central America", the great ship wreck: "...The catastrophe which we all deplore -- which in the midst of panic strikes a deeper thrill... we can only sympathize and bow in humility, confessing human weakness, and saying, 'Thy will be done!'"

The front page feature... See More  

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172084

Brigham Young... Malay pirates...

Item #172084

September 19, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 19, 1857  The front page "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" features close to half page illustration 'View of Nazareth' and a smaller illustration entitled 'Shrine of the Annunciation'. "The Candidates for the Governorship of Pennsylvania" features the illustrations of 'Hon. Isaac Hazlehurst', "Hon. David Wil... See More  

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172080

The Holy Lands...

Item #172080

September 05, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 5, 1857  The front page features: "Princess Charlotte of Belgium" with the accompany article; "The New Archduchess of Austria". Three prints of "The Hair, and Styles of Wearing it". Small print of "Rev. Eugenio Kincaid, Missionary to Burmah". "The Valley of the Amazon" features several smaller illustrat... See More  

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