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151325
Item #151325

January 01, 1836

FESSENDEN'S SILK MANUAL & PRACTICAL FARMER, Boston, 1836 Has news and articles about the "Culture of Silk" and other agricultural endeavors. Octavo-size with 16 pages. Some foxing. A rare title.

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$15.00
153069

Early from Cadiz, Ohio...

Item #153069
THE HISTORICAL FAMILY LIBRARY, Cadiz, Ohio, 1836  A magazine of history, delving very extensively into just a few topics with each issue. Unusual in that this periodical's format was to use "flowing text", meaning sentences ran over from issue to issue, so any given publication whould begin in the middle of a sentence from the previous issue.

Note that the photo is "generi... See More  

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$11.00
557328

Nathan Sharp... Shaker Establishment...

Item #557328

January 26, 1836

SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Massachusetts, January 26, 1836 



* Uncommon title 

* Shakers establishment
 



Page 3 has a report from the "Zanesville (Ohio) Gazette" that states, in part: "Nathan Sharp, the great head of the Shaker establishment, near Lebanon, has taken one of the sisters to wife..." and absconded with a large sum of money & mortgaged the Shak... See More  

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203200

Stoney Point Description...

Item #203200

March 14, 1836

NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, New Hampshire, March 14, 1836 On the front page under "Stoney Point" are details about this strategic location on the Hudson River, with much about its role & significance during the Revolutionary War. Area of foxing in unrelated text in the upper left corner.

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$18.00
638048

First we offered this title?

Item #638048

April 12, 1836

THE DAILY POLITICIAN, London, April 12, 1836  As noted in the masthead: "Containing A Selection of Political Articles From the Whole of  the London Daily Press." A four page issue, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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$13.50
563243

Cadiz, Ohio in 1836....

Item #563243

April 25, 1836

THE HISTORICAL FAMILY LIBRARY, Cadiz, Ohio, April 25, 1836



* Uncommon title

* Volume 1 issue



A magazine of history, delving very extensively into just a few topics with each issue. Unusual in that this periodical's format was to use "flowing text", meaning sentences ran over from issue to issue, so any given publication would begin in the middle of a sentence from the previous... See More  

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548074

Early Summer resorts...

Item #548074

August 04, 1836

NEW-YORK TIMES, New York, NY, August 4, 1836



* Early Summer resorts

* Long Beach and more

* Original 19th century reading




A pg. 2 report says: "It is estimated that... 2000 citizens of Philadelphia are absent from the city at this time. At least 500 are at Cape May..." plus mention that the others are at Brandywine Springs, Long Beach, Long Branch, Saratoga, York Springs & Ye... See More  

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151576

Item #151576

August 17, 1836

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 17, 1836 Pg. 2 has: "More Fighting" being a report of a battle in Georgia between the Indians and U.S. troops near Black Creek. Small hole at the fold juncture, areas of foxing.

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638412

The rush to the 'El Dorado' of Texas...

Item #638412

March 18, 1837

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 18, 1837  Inside has an article "Texas" which notes: "...that a tremendous rush is already making from the south and south-west into Texas. Vast numbers are gone, going, or preparing to go, with their money and their domestic slaves, into the new El Dorado...will be a vast emigration to the more fertile & pleasant fields of Texas... See More  

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219472

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft....

Item #219472

October 14, 1837

THE NEW-YORKER, N.Y., Oct. 14, 1837.

 

* Henry Rowe Schoolcraft

* "The Birchen Canoe"
 
The fourth page has a poem: The Birchen Canoe--By H. R. Schoolcraft. Other literary and news items throughout. Quarto-size, 16 pages, A few foxing spots in the text of the poem, other occasional foxing.
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153039

Totally focused on the military, before the Civil War...

Item #153039
ARMY AND NAVY CHRONICLE, Washington, D.C., 1838  A magazine-size publication obviously themed on military events.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Sixteen pages, 6 by 10 inches, very nice condition.

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153065

By Horace Greeley...

Item #153065
THE JEFFERSONIAN, Albany, New York, 1838. A political newspaper by the famed publisher Horace Greeley, from very early in his career--before he began his famous "New York Tribune". Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Four pages measuring 12"x10", some light staining.

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657809

Rare title from New Hampshire...

Item #657809

February 01, 1838

N.H. PATRIOT--EXTRA, Concord, New Hampshire, Feb., 1838



* Rare title



Just below the dateline is "Incontrovertible Facts -  Democrats, Read ! " with most of the content being politics and finance reports. Four pages, very nice condition.

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204105

Horace Greeley newspaper...

Item #204105

April 14, 1838

THE JEFFERSONIAN, Albany, New York, April 14, 1838  A volume I issue (number 9) of this uncommon title published by Horace Greeley, who went on to greater fame as editor of the New York Tribune. Contains mostly political-related content, but also a "Summary Of News" on the bkpg. Quarto-size, 8 pgs., some loss in the outer blank margin of an inside leaf, areas of staining at the b

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208555

New York...

Item #208555

November 09, 1838

NEW YORK TIMES, AND COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCER, Nov. 9, 1838 Has many ads, some news. A volume I issue of this uncommon title. Each leaf has an archival mend to a minor tear at the spine, bit of lite staining along the spine.

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217291

Trade on the Mississippi...

Item #217291

July 04, 1839

THE ATLAS, Boston, July 4, 1839.

 

* Shipping trade on the Mississippi River
* St. Louis 1839


Page 2 has a report about the Trade of St. Louis says that 105 different boats Traded at the wharf this season, and that 86 are regular traders. Lists the number of regular trader boats from various ports like Pittsburg, New Orleans, Galena, the Missouri and Illinois Rivers and Nashville. Oth
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206395

Nun defection...

Item #206395

August 21, 1839

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Aug. 21, 1839 A pg. 3 report under "Tumultuous At Baltimore" provides details about an unusual incident involving the defection of a nun from the Carmelite Convent on Aisquith Street , and caused "considerable excitement". Also has a "Proclamation" from the mayor of Baltimore warning the public to stay away from the convent.

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200976

South Carolina Census... Philadelphia Fire...

Item #200976

October 16, 1839

UNITED STATES COMMERCIAL & STATISTICAL REGISTER, Phila., Oct. 16, 1839 Detailed reports inside under "The Fire At Philadelphia" & "Destructive Conflagration at N. York". Also figures from the "S. Carolina State Census". A volume I issue. Octavo-size, 16 pages., occasional foxing.

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204126

Scarce Title From Philadelphia...

Item #204126

October 31, 1839

THE PENNSYLVANIAN, Philadelphia, Oct. 31, 1839  An uncommon title with three pages of ads and notices, page 2 has news and topical items. First leaf has an archival mend in the upper margin, a few areas of foxing.

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219387

Uncommon title - Churchman in 1839....

Item #219387

December 21, 1839

THE CHURCHMAN, N.Y., Dec. 21, 1839.

 

* Uncommon title



As the name implies, contains mostly religious-related news and content. Second leaf has a narrow piece missing in the outer margin, front page has an area of lite dirtiness and a bit of lite fold rubbing, archival mends to two minor fold tears, some lite foxing.
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217957

1840 Washington D.C....

Item #217957

January 11, 1840

THE MADISONIAN, Washington, Jan. 11, 1840.

 

* Uncommon title

* New Year's song




Front page has lyrics: The Hero Of The Thames Song Written For The Celebration Of New Years Eve, By The Unionist And Others. Also has an Extract From An Address Delivered by Gen. Harrison, at Vincennes, Ind. To Gen. Willam Harrison" "Dissolution Of The Vsn Buren Party" and more. 4 pages in nice condit
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206434

Steamboat Lexington Destroyed...

Item #206434

January 18, 1840

THE MADISONIAN, Washington, Jan. 18, 1840 Pg. 3 report: "Appalling Calamity" "Steambot [sic] Lexington Destroyed By Fire, And Nearly Two Hundred Lives Lost!", plus "Further Particulars". Says the boat left New York and that the fire occurred near Eltons Neck. Traces of foxing.

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150297
Item #150297

February 03, 1840

BAY STATE DEMOCRAT, Boston, February 3, 1840 A ftpg. business ad for "Patent Balances And Scales" gives details about the business. Includes two small woodcuts of scales and one of a balance. Fold creases, o/w generally good.

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219370

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal in 1840...

Item #219370

April 07, 1840

THE GLOBE, Washington, April 7, 1840  On the front page under Chesapeake And Ohio Canal are two resolves passed by the president and directors of the C & O Canal Company, plus the Report Of The Chief Engineer of the company. Other news of the day throughout. 4 pages in good condition.

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208908

Harrison & Tyler....

Item #208908

June 04, 1840

THE MADISONIAN, Washington, June 4, 1840. Has news of the day. Page 3 has a nice engraving supporting the Harrison-Tyler ticket. Nice to have in this uncommon title from Washington. 4 pages in nice condition.  DO NOTE that the issue you recieve will differ in date than the pictured issue.  However it will be of similar content and condition.

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598336

A High-Resolution Digital Image Only!

Patrick Henry Bio... Rare military paper...

Item #598336
This listing is for a set of high-resolution digital images (print quality) of the Patrick Henry bio found in the following:



CITIZEN SOLDIER, Norwich, Vermont, December 18,1840  "Devoted To the Interests of the Militia, Military Science & National Defense" as noted in the masthead, where also is found their motto: "In Times Of Peace, Prepare For War". Lasted but 52 ... See More  

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153081

Columbus arriving in the "new world"...

Item #153081
THE NEW WORLD, New York, 1841  Basically a literary newspaper although there are some news items near the back. The masthead features a nice engraving showing Columbus arriving in the "New World", hence the title.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 10 by 14 inches and contain... See More  

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$15.00
207077

Manchester, New Hampshire...

Item #207077

December 22, 1841

MANCHESTER MEMORIAL AND PEOPLES, HERALD, New Hampshire, Dec. 22, 1841  Has literary content, topical reports, bits of news, and ads. Nice masthead.

Has a small hole at the fold juncture, a few stains above the masthead, and a foxing spot in the middle.

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208732

New Year's Address to Patrons...

Item #208732

January 07, 1842

MANCHESTER REPRESENTATIVE, New Hampshire, Jan. 7, 1842



* New Year's Address


The front page has the New Years Address To the Patrons of the Representative. Small hole in unrelated content affects each leaf. Foxing in the upper left quarter of the ftpg., with a bit in this content, a few foxing spots.
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209317

Concord New Hampshire...

Item #209317

August 04, 1842

NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Aug. 4, 1842 On the front page under Impeachment of the President are the charges which Mr. Botts proposed to prefer against the President. Stray writing above the masthead, some fold foxing, otherwise in good condition.

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221799

John Quincy Adams....

Item #221799

August 08, 1842

NEW-YORK COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, Aug. 18, 1842

 

* John Quincy Adams

* Veto message




The front page has: Mr. Adams's Report On The Veto Message, signed in type: John Quincy Adams, and by several others. Other news of the day includes: "A Tornado" "Naval Court Martial" "The Cunard Steamers" and more.



Some wear, fold creasing, small h
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219642

John Quincy Adams in 1842...

Item #219642

August 18, 1842

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 18, 1842.

 

* John Quincy Adams



Page 2 has the Celebrated Report of Mr. Adams on the Veto. Takes about two columns, signed in type: John Quincy Adams , and by several other persons. A brief introduction by this paper is critical of Adams report. Other news of the day. 4 pages in nice condition.
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153082

Columbus arriving in the "new world"...

Item #153082
THE NEW WORLD, New York, 1843  Basically a literary newspaper although there are some news items near the back. The masthead features a nice engraving showing Columbus arriving in the "New World", hence the title.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 8 by 11 inches and contains... See More  

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215056

Ransom Cook On Convicts In 1843...

Item #215056

February 04, 1843

NEW YORK STATE MECHANIC, Albany, Feb. 4, 1843.

 

* Ransom Cook

* The Employment of Convicts



Mr. Cook's Report On The Employment Of Convicts takes all of the front page, and all of pages 2 and 3, signed in type: Ransom Cook.



Other topics include: "The Piano Forte" "Discovery Of Coal In New York" "Self Made Men" and more. Quarto-size, 8 pages, subscribers name written in the left
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211641

1843 New Hampshire State Prison...

Item #211641

June 22, 1843

NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, June 22, 1843 The front page has the Report, Of the Warden, Physician and Chaplain of New Hampshire State Prison, June Session, 1843. Takes two columns and concludes on pg. 2. Other news of the day includes: "The President's Route" "General Jackson" and much more. Several interesting advertisements as well. Stray writing above the masthead, ot... See More  

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551716

The Massachusetts Ploughman...

Item #551716

April 06, 1844

THE MASSACHUSETTS PLOUGHMAN, April 6 - October 6, 1844 



* Subscription form for a newspaper 

* Cost of $1
 



A very interesting bit of ephemera for any early newspaper collection. Measures 2 1/2 by 7 1/4 in, some folds, minimal wear, generally very nice.

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150924

Item #150924

October 04, 1844

THE WELL-SPRING, Boston, Oct. 4, 1844 A tabloid-size paper with 4 pages: "Published Weekly, By The Massachusetts Sabbath School Society", as stated in the masthead. Religious content for Sunday school children. Nice masthead has 5 spiritual-like woodcuts. Some foxing & minor edge tears.

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$11.00
201532

Nice Secular Content...

Item #201532

December 13, 1844

THE WELL-SPRING, Boston, Dec. 13, 1844 A weekly published by the Massachusetts Sabbath School Society as stated in the masthead. Mostly religious-related content for Sunday School youngsters, with a few related illustrations. Religious-themed masthead has five small illustrations with embellishments. A volume I issue (number 50). Quarto-size, 4 pgs., lite war, otherwise in good condition.

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153250

A penny magazine...

Item #153250
AMERICAN PENNY MAGAZINE & FAMILY NEWSPAPER, New York, 1845. A small-size magazine with a front page illustration and a few more inside. Variety of content but not current news of the day.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date.

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$13.00
667362

Early railroad box car advertisement...

Item #667362

February 25, 1845

NEW YORK HERALD, February 25, 1845  Near the top of the front page is an ad: "To Rail Road Companies" for a new box car, with an illustration of it (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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544209

Military Journal...

Item #544209

December 20, 1845

MILITARY JOURNAL, New York, December 20, 1845



* Uncommon title...

* United States military periodical...




A volume I issue (number 5) of this uncommon title "Devoted to the interests of the Military Institutions of the Republic" as stated in the masthead. Has various military-related content. Octavo-size, 16 pages.

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$19.00
637994

Congress debates the admission of Texas into the Union...

Item #637994

December 31, 1845

VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Dec. 31, 1845  Inside has detailed reports from the "United States Congress" which includes some discussion on the "Admission of Texas" to the Union, including "The Resolutions", the "Nays in the House of Representatives" and "Proceedings in the Senate". These discussions were Dec. 19 and 23, and Teas would be admit... See More  

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$14.00
153062

A religious title...

Item #153062
THE NEW YORK EVANGELIST, 1846  As the title might suggest, a religious paper with much religious content.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 21 by 27 inches with four pages. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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153089

A religious newspaper...

Item #153089
THE NEW YORK EVANGELIST, New York, 1846  As the title might suggest, a religious paper with much religious content.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures 21 by 27 inches with four pages. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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152464

Santa Fe Army... Poland Ohio...

Item #152464

September 15, 1846

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Sept. 15, 1846 Pg. 3 has a letter discussing the Santa Fe Army. Also a report about a discovery at a Poland, Ohio iron company: "Iron Made with Raw Bituminous Coal."

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150797

Item #150797

December 25, 1846

THE WELL-SPRING, Boston, Nov. 28, 1845 A tabloid-size paper with 4 pages: "Published Weekly, By The Massachusetts Sabbath School Society", as stated in the masthead. Religious content for Sunday school children. Nice masthead has 5 spiritual-like woodcuts. Some foxing & minor edge tears.

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$11.00
206735

Poet Louise Chandler Moulton...

Item #206735

July 22, 1847

BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 23, 1860 The ftpg. has a poem: "The House In The Meadow. By Louise Chandler Moulton". Moulton was one of the more famous female poets of the era.

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548572

Thomas Hart Benton...

Item #548572

September 03, 1847

EVENING POST, NY, September 3, 1847 



* Thomas Hart Benton 

* Missouri Senator 




Page 2 has a report: "The honorary of L.L.D. was conferred on the Hon. Thomas H. Benton, at the late annual convention of the Missouri State University..."



Other news of the day includes: "Western Steamboat Disasters" "Money Digging" "Attempt To Kill" a... See More  

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152446

By the Odd Fellows...

Item #152446

January 01, 1848

THE ODD FELLOW, Boston, Jan., 1848  An "Extra" containing "A General Directory Of The Order Throughout The United States." Quarto-size, 8 pgs., with a somewhat ornate masthead.

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153261

For the Odd Fellows...

Item #153261
THE ODD FELLOW, Boston, 1848  Subtitled: "A Weekly Journal, Devoted to Odd Fellowship & Matters & Things in General."

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 11 by 14 inches and contains 8 pages.

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$20.00
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