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600947

1903 color comics... Punch and Judy...

Item #600947

December 06, 1903

THE SUNDAY PRESS, Philadelphia, Dec. 13th, 1903



* Punch and Judy - Negro

* Billy Bounce




Children's and Comic Section. The front page of this section has two color comics with one titled: "Punch And Judy Up To Date" The back side of this section has two color comics titles: "The Teasers: Bobby Gets Himself Into More Trouble" and "Billy Bounce Team Rolls A Race&q... See More  

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210878

Early Balloon Voyage In 1859...

Item #210878

August 09, 1859

NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 9, 1859 Back page has: Narrative Of Professor Wises 231st Aerial Voyage Made from St. Louis, Mo., July 30, 1859, accompanied by his son, Chas. E. Wise. Also has: Blondins Greatest Feat He Stands On His Head re. his third tight rope performance above the Niagara River. Both are quite detailed. Other news of the day includes: "THE NEW SLAVE-TRADE" "The Kansas G... See More  

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638180

Lengthy report on the national currency... Seizure of Florida...

Item #638180

March 18, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 18, 1820  Taking over 3 pages is a continued report from the  Secretary of the Treasury on the "National Currency". Also within is over a page on the: "Seizure of the Floridas", followed by: "The Slave Question". Nearly 4 pages of reports from "Congress" as well.

Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/4 inches, good c... See More  

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682238

Nearing the end of the Civil War...

Item #682238

February 27, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 27, 1865 



* General William T. Sherman

* Gen. Joe Johnston

* Final months of the Civil War




Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "SOUTHERN NEWS" "The Military Situation" "Anticipated Movement by Gen. Grant" "General Johnston to Command the Army opposed to Sherman" "Disposal of the Slave-Soldier Question&q... See More  

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629582

First African-American President of the United States...

Item #629582

November 05, 2008

USA TODAY, November 5, 2008  This 48 page newspaper has a nice two line banner headline on the front page: "America makes history, Obama Wins! " with subheads and nice color photo of Obama with family. Much more on the inside pages in the 1st section. (see)

Nice condition.



Our post on the History's Newsstand Blog:

Regardless of your view on the recent U.S. election, one

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637758

James Earl Ray wanted by FBI...

Item #637758

May 14, 1968

THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Pratt, Kansas, May 14, 1868  Page 6 carries a 3 1/2 x 8 1/2 inch advertisement "WANTED BY FBI" for James Earl Ray and the list of all of his aliasas. "James Earl Ray, a Missouri prison escapee, sought under the alias Eric Starvo Galt in connection with the gunshot slaying of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is one of the FBI's 'Ten Mos... See More  

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547685

Governor Simon Snyder... Runaway ad...

Item #547685

December 21, 1815

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, from Washington D.C., dated December 21, 1815.



* Pennsylvania Governor Simon Snyder



On pg. 2 under “Pennsylvania” is the “Governor’s Message”, signed in type: Simon Snyder. The back page has a reward ad for a runaway “Negro Man named David”.



Other news of the day includes: "Congress" "Banking Fraud" &quo... See More  

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208596

Slave population...

Item #208596

October 13, 1801

MERCURY AND NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, Oct. 13, 1801  Brief item on pg. 2 says: "The slaves form about one sixth part of the population of the United States; and three fifths, the number represented in Congress, about one tenth." Bkpg. ad headed: Spermaceti and Whale Oil with details.

Ftpg. has some ink stains in the left margin, some foxing.

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219656

Andrew Jackson in 1832...

Item #219656

January 30, 1832

NEW-YORK EVENING POST, Jan. 30, 1832.



* Andrew Jackson
* The Sugar Tax


Beginning at the bottom of the last column on the front page is a letter from the citizens of Philadelphia presenting a set of astral lamps made of coal to the President. Concludes on page 2, followed by a gracious reply signed in type: Andrew Jackson. Other news of the day includes: "The Sugar T
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599761

Emancipation of slaves anniversary...

Item #599761

April 17, 1872

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1872



* Emancipation of slaves

* District of Columbia

* Slavery anniversary




The front page has one column headings: "Emancipation Proclamation" "Celebration of the Abolition of Slavery in the District of Columbia"

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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565605

Bobo Beamon long jump record...

Item #565605

October 19, 1968

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, October 19, 1968 



* Bob Beamon record long jump 

* 1968 Olympics 

* Mexico City 



This 8 page newspaper has a four column headline on page 3:

"United States Takes The Lead In Medal Race At Mexico Olympics"



Included in the text is the 1st report of Bob Beamon's famous record breaking long jump. (see)



Other news of... See More  

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647109

Memoirs of John Carter, John Duckworth, & F.A.S. & Count de Choiseul-Gouffier...

Item #647109
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1817

Whereas the issue includes reports from the Americas, including one from Haiti mentioning the building of a college with recommendations by William Wilberforce, perhaps the most interesting material are the multi-page memoirs of sculpture/architect John Carter, F.A.S., Admiral John Duckworth & Auguste de Choiseul-Gouffier. Also included are ... See More  

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153028

Sympathetic to the plight of African Americans...

Item #153028

January 01, 1888

THE AFRICAN'S FRIEND, Philadelphia, 1888  Subtitled: "For the Promotion of Religion & Morality". The title would suggest that it was sympathetic to the plight of the African Americans from not long after the Civil War.

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, 11 by 9 inch... See More  

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666536

Lincoln's letter to McClellan: editor's bias against the President...

Item #666536

January 21, 1863

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 21, 1863  Among the articles within are: "Special Message from President Lincoln" is on the ftpg. and signed in type: A. Lincoln. "Skinning Yankees Alive" "The Horrors of Missouri" "How the President Operates on the Negro Question in the 'Loyal Slave States' " "War News of the Week" "Negro Jollific... See More  

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591511

Stephensport, Kentucky Negro lynching....

Item #591511

July 19, 1904

ALLEGANY COUNTY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, July 19, 1904



* Stephensport, Kentucky

* Negro lynching




This 8 page newspaper has a small one column heading on the front page: "Negro Murderer Killed". See photo for the brief 1st report on the lynching of a Negro in Stephensport, Kentucky.



Other news and advertisements of the day. Light browning, otherwise in good cond... See More  

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599989

Nashville, Tennessee Negro lynching...

Item #599989

March 26, 1872

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 26, 1872



* Negro lynching



The front page has a small one column heading: "A Negro Robber and Murderer Lynched in Tennessee" 1st report coverage on the lynching of Negro, David Jones, at Nashville, Tennessee"

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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600728

Ironton, Missouri Negro lynching...

Item #600728

July 31, 1882

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, July 31, 1882



* Ironton, Missouri

* Negro lynching




The front page has a one column heading: "A Negro Lynched for Attempting in Outrage an Old Lady". Actual report is on page 2 under: "Negro Lynched". See images for text. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, otherwise in good con... See More  

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599206

Red Hill, South Carolina Negro lynching...

Item #599206

July 28, 1876

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 28, 1876 



* Red Hill, South Carolina 

* Negro lynching
 



An uncommon title from the South during the post Civil War reconstruction era. Contains news of the day with many interesting advertisements.

The front page has one column headings that include: "Lynch Law and Robbery In South Carolina" and more. 1st report c... See More  

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600274

Woman slave case...

Item #600274

July 25, 1837

SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Massachusetts, July 25, 1837



* Slave case



This issue contains news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout. Page 3 has a small one column heading: "A Slave Case" See image for text here.



Complete in 4 pages, minor foxing spots, nice condition.

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592341

1889 Federal execution by hanging...

Item #592341

May 18, 1889

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, May 18, 1889 



* Negro hanging for murder 



The front page has one column headliones: "HANGED BY THE NECK", "Nelson Colbert Executed for Killing Phillip Wentzell", "At The National Capital" and more. 1st report coverage on the federal execution of Negro, Nelson Colbert, at Washington D.C. for murder.



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599087

East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana....

Item #599087

July 28, 1875

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 28, 1875



* East Feliciana Parish Negro uprising



An uncommon title from the South during the post Civil War reconstruction era. Contains news of the day with many interesting advertisements.

The front page has one column headings that include: "Threatened Uprising Of The Negroes At East Felicia" and more. 1st report coverage on a ... See More  

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600413

Walton, Kentucky Negro lynching....

Item #600413

September 06, 1879

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, September 6, 1879



* Walton, Kentucky

* Negro lynching




This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.



The front page has one column headings: "Twenty Shots In His Body" "While Tied To A Tree By A Posse Of Citizens" See image for text.



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602369

1st Negro high school in Kentucky...

Item #602369

October 08, 1873

EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, October 8, 1873



* 1st Negro high school

* Louisville KY Kentucky




This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.

The front page has one column headings: "Kentucky" "The First Colored High School in Kentucky". See image for text.

Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise in nice condi... See More  

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600343

Johnson Chestnut Whittaker...

Item #600343

April 09, 1880

CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Ohio, April 9, 1880 



* Johnson Chestnut Whittaker 

* West Point military academy 

* Negro cadet case
 



The front page has small one column headings: "The Colored Cadet" and"Did He Commit the Outrage on Himself?"

Other news and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in  8 pages, minor margin wear, otherwise nice.... See More  

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600572

Friars Point, Mississippi Negro lynchings...

Item #600572

January 17, 1876

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, January 17, 1876



* Friars Point, Mississippi

* Negroes - lynchings




This 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

Page 5 has one column headings: "Mississippi Justice" "Four Negroes Lynched at Friars' Point" See image for text here.

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555916

Kentucky Martial Law ends...

Item #555916

October 13, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, New York, NY, October 13, 1865



* Post civil war Kentucky



The front page has: "Washington" "Martial Law No Longer in Force in Kentucky" "The President's Proclamation" "The Status Of Kentucky". Proclamation concerning martial law in Kentucky is signed in type: Andrew Johnson.



Other news of the day throughout this 8 page issue. Mino... See More  

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596554

Turn of the century....

Item #596554

July 12, 1800

WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, July 12, 1800  Various news of the day. Page 2 has a poem titled: "The Slave". Four pages, some staining, generally good.

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221400

1864 Springfield, Massachusetts...

Item #221400

July 23, 1864

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN from Massachusetts and dated July 23. 1864.



* Joe, Johnston

* Atlanta, Georgia




This 8 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes reports on: General Joe
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643243

Andrew Jackson addresses the people of Florida...

Item #643243

November 10, 1821

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 10, 1821  Perhaps the best item in this issue is the report headed: "General Jackson" which is his address to the citizens of Florida in which he announces the temporary organization of the government of Florida. This address takes over a full page and is signed by him in type: Andrew Jackson, Gov. of the Floridas.

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563760

National Lord's Day Convention...

Item #563760

November 30, 1844

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., November 30, 1844



* National Lord's Day Convention

* Slave trade




On pg. 3 under "National Lord's Day Convention" is a report about the evening session of the convention, followed by a list of the resolutions that were adopted at the session held the next morning. Printing crease affects about eight words in one of the resolves. ... See More  

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666574

Hayneville, Alabama Negro lynching...

Item #666574

August 06, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 6, 1931 



* Hayneville, Alabama

* Lowndes County

* Negro lynching - lynched




Page 7 has small one column headings: "NEGRO BOY, 16, IS LYNCHED" "He Is Shot 32 Times by Alabama Posse--Accused by Girl" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro boy, Neal Guinn, at Hayneville, Alabama.

Other news of the day throughout. Complete with ... See More  

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215386

Henry W. Longfellow Poem 1849....

Item #215386

May 04, 1849

SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Mass., May 4, 1849.



* Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

* Front Page Poem
 
The front page has a poem: Resignation. By Henry W. Longfellow. News of the day includes: "Kentucky Emancipation Convention" "Cholera at New Orleans" "California Emigrants" and much more. Interesting advertisements as well. First leaf is trimmed close at t
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205656

Slave Woman Case...

Item #205656

October 03, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, MD October 3, 1829. This 16 page newspaper has interesting news of the day throughout. A lot of the news in this newspaper is government related. Featured in this issue is an interesting report  of trial case of a woman slave that escaped. This issue is in nice condition except for little staining.

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210589

Charleston SC 1863 Civil War...

Item #210589

June 06, 1862

DAILY SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN from Springfield, MA and dated February 6, 1863. This 4 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes reports on Charleston South Carolina SC, General McClellan, Negro So... See More  

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221776

1863 Springfield Massachusetts Newspaper....

Item #221776

March 23, 1863

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN from Massachusetts and dated March 23, 1863.



* Mount Sterling
* Milton Tennessee



This 4 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes reports on: Milt
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666537

A pro-South newspaper in the North...

Item #666537

June 08, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 8, 1864 



* Anti-Union publication



Among the articles within are: "General Butler's Campaign Explained" "Fighting on Wednesday--The Rebs Get the Worst of It" "Arrest of Col. Medary" who is the editor of this newspaper. It mentions: "...The cause of his arrest is not stated--indeed the public are not favored with reas... See More  

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575630

1868 Alabama negroes...

Item #575630

February 14, 1868

THE CINCINNATI COMMERCIAL, Ohio, February 14, 1868 



* Alabama Negroes 

* Post Civil War 




The front page has one column headings that include: "CONGRESS" "Remonstrance From Alabama Whites Against Negro Rule" "Protection of American Citizens Abroad" and more.



Other news of the day throughout with many ads. Little foxing, uncut & unbound, ge... See More  

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150906
Item #150906

February 22, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, February 22, 1861. Page two has: "Important Decision" "The Slave-trader--Evidence--Presumptions" which is about a district court case, "The United States, vs. The Bark Kate and Her Cargo".

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665911

Treaty with the Seminole Indians...

Item #665911

May 07, 1834

THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., May 7, 1834   The ftpg. has over 2 columns taken up with a treaty between the United States and the Cherokee nation of Indians west of the Mississippi, made at Fort Gibson. It is signed in type by President Andrew Jackson, and the "X" mark of 2 Indian chiefs.

The front page also has a ad: "$25 Reward" for a runaway slave, with details.

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665632

Confederacy's first iron-clad ship...

Item #665632

April 07, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 7, 1862 



* CSS Manassas ironclad ship



War reports are found on pages 4 & 5 with column heads including: "The War For The Union" 'The Abolition of Slavery in the District" "The Confiscation Bill" "The Rebel Blockade Run" "The Latest About the Merrimac" "Rebel Force on the Peninsula" "The Advance U... See More  

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666470

Much on the Civil War in a pro-South newspaper...

Item #666470

October 15, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 15, 1862  Among the various reports are: "Tests of Loyalty" "A Boston Negro's Opinion of the Proclamation" "Kirby Smith Captures a Train..." "McClellan on the President's Proclamation" and so much more.

Eight pages, very nice condition.



Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or th... See More  

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666471

Much on the Civil War in a pro-South newspaper...

Item #666471

October 15, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 15, 1862  Among the various reports are: "Tests of Loyalty" "A Boston Negro's Opinion of the Proclamation" "Kirby Smith Captures a Train..." "McClellan on the President's Proclamation" and so much more.

Eight pages, very nice condition.



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666549

The brutal treatment of Jefferson Davis...

Item #666549

July 05, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, July 5, 1865  From just after the end of the Civil War but still with some nice war-related reports including: "Sherman--Then and Now" "The Negro At Home" "Brutal Treatment of Mr. Jefferson Davis..." "Vermont & the Negro" "The Fallen President" and more.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to o... See More  

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666550

The brutal treatment of Jefferson Davis...

Item #666550

July 05, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, July 5, 1865  From just after the end of the Civil War but still with some nice war-related reports including: "Sherman--Then and Now" "The Negro At Home" "Brutal Treatment of Mr. Jefferson Davis..." "Vermont & the Negro" "The Fallen President" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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666464

President Jackson's farewell address...

Item #666464

April 25, 1861

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 25, 1861  Among the interesting articles are: "Negro Insurrection" "Order & Drill in Camp Jackson" "President Jackson's Farewell Address to the People of the United States" is signed in type: Andrew Jackson and takes 1 1/2 pages; "War News!" "Organization & Parts of the Army" and much more.

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548067

Early shark fishing...

Item #548067

July 13, 1827

BOSTON RECORDER & TELEGRAPH, Massachusetts, July 13, 1827 



* Early shark fishing



Page 3 has a report: "A New Haven papers says, that 17 large sharks were taken in that harbor July 2d, at one haul in a seine for taking white fish..." plus mention that most of the white fish escaped because of the damage to the nets caused by the sharks.

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666538

A pro-South newspaper in the North...

Item #666538

June 22, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 22, 1864  Among the articles within are: "President Lincoln in Philadelphia" "Negro Troops" "War News of the Week" "Affairs in Kentucky" "Are You For Peace of War?" and much more.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, good condition.



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666542

A pro-South newspaper from the North...

Item #666542

August 17, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 17, 1864  Among the articles on the ftpg. are: "Monstrous Impudence" "Another Account--A Letter to General Lee" "Horrible Crimes of Negro Soldiers" "The American Union Passing Away" and more.

Articles within: "A General Who Fights Women & Children" "Gen. Paine and the She Secesh" "News From ... 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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666553

President Johnson's policies at the end of the war...

Item #666553

July 26, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, July 26, 1865  From shortly after the end of the Civil War, some of the articles are headed: "Policy of Johnson's Administration" "Johnson & Brownlow" "The Monroe Doctrine--Another Discordant Element in the Abolition Party" "News of the Week" & much more.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some foxing, good co... See More  

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