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A Civil War broadside with latest war reports...

Item #679894

June 03, 1861

TELEGRAPH BULLETIN ! , Concord, (New Hampshire), June 3, 1861  A small broadside (printed on one side only) with the "LATEST NEWS!" as printed above the dateline.

Most of the first column is taken up with heads including: "Death of Senator Douglas" "Jeff. Davis Visits Harper's Ferry" "Large Arrival of Powder At Harper's Ferry" "Fairfax Occ... See More  

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Front page map of Missouri, & more...

Item #676346

June 23, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 23, 1861  The front page features a nice map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN MISSOURI".

Many nice ftpg. column heads on the Civil War including: "THE WAR FORE THE UNIONLoyalty in Tennessee & Kentucky" "A New State Proposed" "Beauregard Near Fairfax Court House" "Reward For Traitors" "The Position of Kentucky" ... See More  

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The lead-up to the Battle of Bull Run...

Item #676347

July 21, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 21, 1861  Some nice front page column heads on the day before Bull Run including: "LATEST FROM BULL'S RUN" "The Armies Only One Mile Apart" "Our Men on the Original Battlefield" "Capture of Several Secessionists" "Effect of Our Fire on the Rebels" "Beauregard Treated two a Shell" "THE WAR FOER THE UNIO... See More  

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Battle of Springfield...

Item #676336

August 18, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 18, 1861  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT BATTLE OF SPRINGFIELD" .Motives Which Induced Gen. Lyon to Attack" "Gallant Conduct to the Last" "Glorious Fighting of the Federal Troops" "5,200 Union Men Defeat 22,000 Rebels" "Terrible Slaughter on Both Sides" and more on inside pages as... See More  

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Did Jefferson Davis die?

Item #675350

September 04, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 4, 1861  Among the Civil War reports on inside pages are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Jefferson Davis" which is on the rumored that he had died; "Promotions by Gen. McClellan" "The Advance of the Rebels" "Kentucky All Right" "Neutrality to Be Abandoned" "The Victory at Hatteras" "Change of Confeder... See More  

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Great print of the new United States Treasury Note...

Item #675384

September 14, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 14, 1861  Of special interest is very very nice page 6 print of the new: "United States Treasury Notes" including the 5 coupons attached. Beneath the print is the detailed: "Description of the Notes".

Among the inside page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Important From Western Virginia" "Return o... See More  

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A Charles Dickens publication...

Item #649245
ALL THE YEAR ROUND, London, 1862 (single issue from 1862)  This was a weekly periodical "Conducted By Charles Dickens", as noted in the masthead. Filled with various literary content, this issue contains 24 pages is in very nice, clean condition, 6 by 9 1/4 inches. Nice to have the "Charles Dickens" name in the title.

Disbound without wrappers.  The image is an examp
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A great value... At a lesser price...

Item #649275
(10) The CIVIL WAR:  a lot of 10 issues all non-New York titles from during the Civil War and all have war reports.  A great set for a reseller or for someone looking to obtain authentic Civil War newspapers at a discounted price, and all are in average or better condition.

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Our premier Civil War lot...

Item #649219
THE CIVIL WAR--a lot of the very best of all titles. Here is a group of ten issues of the famous New York Times and/or NY Tribune and/or NY Herald, much like those listed throughout our website, in good shape and all with front page war news.  These New York titles were well-known for their detailed Civil War reporting. An excellent way to obtain an intimate view of this critical and forma
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Includes a print of the ironclad Merrimac...

Item #676324

March 13, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 13, 1862  Page 5 has a report with heads: "The Engagement in Hampton Roads" "The Rebel Official Report' "The Merrimac Badly Damaged" "Her Prow Shot Away" with the entire detailed report taking over a full column.

Plus, the back page has a nice diagram headed: "The Rebel Monster Merrimac" with descriptive text, as ... See More  

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Map of the battle at Lee's Mills...

Item #676316

April 22, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 22, 1862  The front page has a nice Civil War map headed: "The Battle at Lee's Mills, Virginia" with much detail.

The front page also has much reporting headed: "The Siege of Yorktown" plus other war-related reports as well, including: "The Fight Near Lee's Mills" including a list of the killed & wounded from the battle.

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Capture of New Orleans...

Item #679710

April 30, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, April 30, 1862  Among the front page column headlines on the Civil War are: "The Siege of Yorktown" "The Rebels Becoming More Wide Awake" "Another Gallant Skirmish & Destruction of a Rebel Battery" "The Capture of New Orleans" "Surrender of the City Without Resistance" "Terrific Fighting for Two Days Below the City&quo... See More  

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"Confederate" newspaper with a Jeff Davis letter on the front page...

Item #679729

June 11, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 11, 1862  Among the articles are: "Destruction of the Merrimac--Official Letter of Commodore Tatnall" "Negroes Preferred to Foreigners" "Furnishing Arms to the Prisoners at Camp Chase" ""Arming Fugitives" "Fremont's Division--An Unfortunate Skirmish" "War News of the Week" "Rebel Atrocit... See More  

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Confederate newspaper from Grenada, Mississippi...

Item #671489

September 08, 1862

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Sept. 8, 1862  If the title and city of publication seem to disagree, they do not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War.

Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the &qu... See More  

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Regarding the surrender of Harper's Ferry...

Item #682177

September 17, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 17, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "The War For The Union", "The Invasion of Maryland", "The Surrender of Harper's Ferry", "5,000 Prisoners Made by the Rebels" "A Tremendous Battle Yesterday", "The Whole Rebel Army Engaged", "Another Great Victory", "Reported Stampe... See More  

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Harper's Ferry... Battle of Antietam...

Item #682272

September 22, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 22, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "REOCCUPATION OF HARPER'S FERRY", "FROM THE BATTLE-FIELD OF ANTIETAM", "IMPORTANT WAR NEWS", "The Battle Of Iuka", "Victory of Gen. Rosecrans over Gen. Price", "Capture of Four Cannon from the Rebels", "The Rebels Met in Heavy Force&q... See More  

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Civil War newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #677777

December 26, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Dec. 27, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "Is the Constitution Suspended During the War?" "War News" "The California Column" "The Massacre at Fredericksburg" and more.

Four pag... See More  

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Huge eagle engraving in the masthead...

Item #649242
GLEASON'S LITERARY COMPANION, Boston, 1863  Obviously a literary publication from the Civil War era, the prime feature being the huge eagle engraving in the masthead, with a wingspan of 7 inches. There are a few illustrations within, mostly being text. Sixteen pages, 11 by 15 inches, great condition.

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From the Oneida Community... Civil War era...

Item #649300
THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, Civil War era  A lot of ten  issues from this well-known socialistic "commune" from during the Civil War but with minimal war-related content. Four pages each, 10 by 13 inches, very nice condition.

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Civil War era illustrated issues...

Item #636873
(5) HARPER'S WEEKLY  A Civil War era lot of 5 issues in very good condition.  This lot offers an excellent illustrated and textual view of this critical period in American history, at a significantly reduced price from their individual values.  All issues are complete in 16 pages and include many prints suitable for framing.

Additional lots are available--inquire if multiple se... See More  
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Lincoln's "We have forgotten God" proclamation... Map of Puebla, Mexico...

Item #682192

April 30, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 30, 1863 

*  "We have forgotten God..."

*  Lincoln's Day of Fasting, Humiliation and Prayer

See the note below for significance
Page 3 has: "THE NATIONAL FAST, Proclamation by the President of the United States", which contains the full text for the National Day of Fasting, Humiliation, and Prayer.
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Troops hurry to the front in Tennessee...

Item #674894

October 24, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 24, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "No Further Pursuit of the Enemy" "The Radical Programme Extinguished by the President" "News From Tennessee" "Troops & Supplies Hurrying to the Front" "Results of Wheeler's Raid into Tennessee" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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Victory at Chattanooga...

Item #674920

November 26, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 26, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Complete Victory by the Army Before Chattanooga" "Capture of Lookout Mountain" "Our Troops in Possession of Missionary Ridge" "Enemy Driven from All His Positions with Heavy Loss" "His Reported Retreat into Georgia" & more.

Eight pages, good condi... See More  

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Lincoln's State-of-the-Union Address... Proclamation to Confederates...

Item #681390

December 10, 1863


* President Abraham Lincoln & his State of the Union Address

* Proclamation of Amnesty & Recovery

Page 2 column 3 begins: "THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE". This State of the Union address from Abraham Lincoln runs for over 4 columns and is directly followed by a Proclamation for Amnesty and Recovery for the southern sta... See More  

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Proclamation signed by President Abraham Lincoln...

Item #674932

December 19, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 19, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Battle Between Our Advance & Longstreet" "Union Citizens Escaping from Knoxville" "Rebel Raid on the Orange & Alexandria Railroad" "The Siege of Charleston" "City Shelled with Effect on Tuesday Night" & more.

The front page also has: &... See More  

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Latest from the Civil War, and more...

Item #674208

January 12, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 12, 1864  The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "From Gen. Kelly's Department" "Another Rebel Attack Repulsed" "Gallant Stand Against Moseby's Command" and: "Freedmen of the Mississippi" "Their Condition & Necessities" "Defects of the Cotton Plantation Systems". The back page has discussion in the ... See More  

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The Sanitary Fair in New York... Map of Jutland, Denmark...

Item #676287

April 05, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, April 5, 1864  The emphasis of the ftpg. text is on "The Fair" in New York City, being the Sanitary Fair in support of soldiers in the war. But there is also war-related content either on the ftpg. or inside pages.

Also a single sheet "Supplement" issue which has a map of Jutland, the peninsula in Denmark.

Eight pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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The siege of Petersburg, the 'back door' to Richmond...

Item #679727

June 20, 1864

THE WORLD, New York, June 20, 1864  Among the first column heads on the Civil War are: "PETERSBURG" "Complete Official & Special Accounts of Operations Since Wednesday" "The First Line of Works Carried by Assault" "Brilliant Action on Wed." "The Enemy Under Beauregard Largely Reinforced from Lee's Army" and much more. This is the histo... See More  

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Confederate newspaper... Court cases involving slaves...

Item #563764

July 11, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 11, 1864 Various Civil War news with a Confederate bias, making for interesting reading as such. Among the front page items are: "The War News" which has several subheads including: "From Petersburg" & "Burnside's Movements". Other war news include: "Latest News From the North--Our Army in Maryland--Capture of Martinsburg... See More  

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Speeches by Jeff Davis & Abraham Lincoln... Lincoln's re-election...

Item #679353

November 11, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 11, 1864  More than the first column of the front page is taken up with: "Jeff. Davis' Message" "He Opposes the Theory, but Urges the Practice of Arming the Slaves" "Rebel Currency & Foreign Intervention" "Strong Comments by the Richmond Papers" with the actual message being prefaced with some editorial comments.

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Ornate masthead...

Item #649267
ADVOCATE FAMILY GUARDIAN, New York, 1865  A rather ornate & decorative masthead in this small newspaper, filled primarily with literary & womanly concerns. Edited by Mrs. Sarah R. Bennett of the "American Female Guardian Society". Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will be from 1865 & will have the format shown. Measures approximately 11 by ... See More  

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Abraham Lincoln.. Peace conference... New York ratifies the 13th Amendment prohibiting slavery...

Item #679706

February 04, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 4, 1865  Among the articles: "THE PEACE CONFERENCE" "Arrival of the Rebel Commissioners at Fortress Monroe" "The Conference Probably Ended" "From Savannah - Sherman's Campaign..." "Important If True - Deflection of Prominent Rebel Generals..." "The Constitutional Amendment" reports that New York has ratified ... See More  

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Fall of Richmond, the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #680023

April 04, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 4, 1865  First column heads on the front page about the fall of Richmond: "GRANT" "Richmond Ours" "Weitzel Entered the Rebel Capital Yesterday Morning" "Many Guns Captured" "Our Troops Received with Enthusiasm" "The City On Fire" "Petersburg Evacuated" "Lee and His Army in Full Flight" &q
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Lincoln's last public speech and last proclamation...

Item #675847

April 12, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 12, 1865   This issue was printed just 2 days prior to Lincoln's assassination, with the front page containing what is noted as Lincoln's last speech.

The front page heads include: "OUR VICTORIES" "Important Speech of President Lincoln" "His Views on the Peace, Reconstruction & Emancipation Questions" "Splendid Compli... See More  

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Abraham Lincoln's funeral...

Item #675907

April 23, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 23, 1865  Among the first column heads on the Lincoln funeral are: "THE FUNERAL" "Removal of the Remains of the President from Harrisburg to Philadelphia" "The Reception in the City of Brotherly Love" "Programme of the Funeral in New York" "The Lincoln Monument".

Much more related converge on pages 5 and 8 including: &q... See More  

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On the assassination and the end of the Civil War...

Item #678786

April 29, 1865

BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, April 29, 1865  Among the front page column heads: "Hot Pursuit Of Davis" "The Sewards" "The Remains of Booth" "Surrender of Johnston's Entire Army" "All The Troops In His District Included" "Terms the Same as Granted to Lee" "The Funeral Journey" "Cessation of Hostilities Contemplated"... See More  

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Liberator, from the end of the war... Arrest of Jeff. Davis...

Item #679372

May 26, 1865

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, May 26, 1865  This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated.

Much of the issue is taken up with reports from the: "American Anti-Slavery Society". Other bits relating to slavery from just at the end of... See More  

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Trial of Lincoln's conspirators... Jeff Davis...

Item #680025

May 27, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, May 27, 1865  The first column on the front page has nice heads: "THE TRIAL" "More Testimony About Mrs. Surratt's Eyesight & Christian Character" "Evidence In Behalf of O'Laughlin" "Authenticity of Alston's Letter to Jeff. Davis" "Everything Well, and Booth Bossing the Job" "Howell Cobb in Favor of Hanging... See More  

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Yankee Army parades before President Johnson...

Item #678945

June 17, 1865

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 17, 1865  This famous British newspaper formatted much like Harper's Weekly has a half page American Civil War-related print within: "Grand Review of the Army of  the Potomac Before President Johnson at Washington" with a related article on the back page.

Complete in 32 pages, very nice condition.

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Lincoln conspirators murder trial... Jefferson Davis Trial...

Item #682123

July 10, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 10, 1865  At the top of the ftpg. are heads: "THE ASSASSINATION", "ATZERODT'S CONFESSION", "THE PLOT TO ABDUCT THE PRESIDENT", "TWO PLANS FAILED", "THE STATEMENTS OF O'LAUGHLIN" and "Miss Sarrutts's Efforts in Behalf of Her Mother". This Lincoln conspirators coverage takes one and two thirds columns... See More  

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P.T. Barnum Circus Museum Fire... Lincoln Conspirators...

Item #682155

July 14, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1865  The frontpage has: "DISASTROUS FIRE", "Total Destruction of Barnum's American Museum", " LOSS ESTIMATED AT $10000", "Nine Other Buildings Burned to the Ground", "Thirty Thousand People in the Streets - Pickpockets in the Crowd - Accidents and Incidents", and more. 

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Andersonville prison trial... Graphic on the solar eclipse...

Item #675082

October 19, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 19, 1865  A doubly interesting issue as the front page has a graphic account of: "THE SOLAR ECLIPSE TO-DAY" "Philosophy of Eclipses" "Where This Eclipse is Annular" "Its Appearance Here" with two graphics.

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Bartlett's sewing machine...

Item #669617

November 18, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 18, 1865  Inside has a print of; "Bartlett's Sewing Machine" accompanied by a detailed article on it titled: "The New Sewing Machine".

Other inventions & mechanical improvements throughout, some illustrated.

Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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From the town where the Confederacy began and ended...

Item #680022

December 01, 1865

THE ABBEVILLE PRESS, South Carolina, Dec. 1, 1865  An elusive title from this Southern town shortly after the end of the Civil War.

Abbeville has the unique distinction of being both the birthplace and the deathbed of the Confederacy. On November 22, 1860, a meeting was held at Abbeville, at a site since dubbed "Secession Hill", to launch South Carolina's secession from the Uni... See More  

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Nice Harper's Weekly group, just after the Civil War...

Item #649309
(5) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, a lot of five issues from just after the Civil War. Dates are August 12, August 19, September 23, November 11, and December 2, 1865. A wealth of great prints including: 'New Westminster, Capital of British Columbia'. Halfpg: 'Trial of Mowing Machines' & 'The Richmond Election--the Polling at the 1st Market House'. Nice doublepage cente... See More  

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Early baseball from just after the Civil War...

Item #649236
NEW YORK TIMES, 1865-1866  A lot of five issues of the New York Times from just after the Civil War, each with a report of a baseball game. These issues provide a mid-19th century perspective of America’s favorite pastime. Some browning, generally nice condition. The images shown are representative of the "look" of what you will receive. Actual issues/dates will vary.... See More  

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A trip from the Missouri to the Pacific...

Item #675692

February 03, 1866

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 3, 1866  The conclusion of the Civil War brought with it an interest in expending west, so it would not seem unusual that articles that read like a 19th century travelogue would appear in newspapers of the day.

This issue has one on page 5, which was part of a larger series: "FROM THE MISSOURI TO THE PACIFIC" with subheads: "Virginia, Montana--Its... See More  

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First anniversary of "Juneteenth", a national holiday...

Item #682701

June 21, 1866

NEW YORK TIMES, June 21, 1866 

* Very 1st Juneteenth anniversary observed

* Jubilee - Emancipation - Freedom Day

* Galveston, Texas celebration

As you may know, a period report of the first "Juneteenth" event on June 19, 1865, when Union troops entered Galveston, Texas and announced to more than 250,000 enslaved blacks that they were free is almost impossible to find. In fa... See More  

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Tiny newspaper...

Item #649285
THE O.C. DAILY, 1867  No, it's not from Orange County, but rather from the Oneida Community in New York. This is a tiny newspaper, measuring just 4 by 5 inches, four pages. Various tidbits, great condition. Note: month and day will be different than the one shown in the photo.

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Building the historic transcontinental railroad...

Item #675668

February 06, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 6, 1867  Page 3 has: "The Pacific Railways" "Half-Ways West of the Mississippi--Pacific Road--Main Stem".

This is a article on the progress of the momentous transcontinental railroad which would not be completed for another two years.

It begins: "The great Trans-Continental Line from Omaha, via Salt Lake to Sacramento, California, now p... See More  

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