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673777

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

Item #673777

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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$410.00
673776

Nice issue on Lincoln's funeral...

Item #673776

April 19, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 19, 1865  Over half of the first column is taken up with some nice heads concerning the funereal of Abraham Lincoln, including: "SADNESS" "Preparation for the Funeral of The Martyred President" "An Imposing & Solemn Ceremony" "The Body Lying In State" "The Whole Country In Mourning" "The Conspirators Tracked&quo... See More  

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$210.00
678510

Front page print shows Lincoln being assassinated...

Item #678510

April 29, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Apr. 29, 1865 



* Famous Abraham Lincoln assassination issue



This issue remains one of the most desired for this historic, tragic event, as it is one of the only newspapers in the country which included a front page graphic showing the actual assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Over half of the front page is taken up with a very dramatic... See More  

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$730.00
673774

Closing events of the Civil War...

Item #673774

May 22, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, May 22, 1865  The ftpg. is filled with reports concerning the closing events of the Civil War, including heads: "AUGUSTA" "Further Highly Interesting Details of the Occupation of the City" "Beauregard Plucked by His Own Men" "Richmond" "THE NEGRO" "North Carolina Negroes petitioning for the Rights of Citizenship" &qu... See More  

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673773

Abraham Lincoln's assassins found guilty...

Item #673773

July 07, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, July 7, 1865  The front page first column has heads including: "THE ASSASSINS"  Specifications & Findings of the Military Commission" "Sentences of the Prisoners" "Harold, Payne, Atzerott and Mrs. Surratt to be Hanged To-day" "The President's Order for Their Execution" "Dr. Mudd, Arnold and O'Laughlin to Be
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673545

Cruelty of Capt. Wirz at Andersonville...

Item #673545

September 13, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 13, 1865  Among the front page one column heads are: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "List of Witnesses Wanted on Behalf of the Defendant" "Further Testimony of Barbarous Cruelty" "Rats a Delicacy as an Article of Food" "Awful Accumulation of Facts Against the Prisoner" "He Boasts of Beating Lee in Destroying Yankee Soldiers&q... See More  

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673824

The 'demon' jailer of Andersonville, just before has execution...

Item #673824

November 13, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 13, 1865  Among the front page column heads are: "ANDERSONVILLE" "Diary Of Henry Wirz" "His Protestations of Innocence" "Compassion and Contempt for His Accusers" "Running Comment on the Trial"

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.... See More  

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673808

Very nice and early baseball print...

Item #673808

November 18, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 18, 1865  Although there are numerous prints within this issue by far the most desired is the half page vertical print showing a baseball game in action, and showing the full expanse of the field with crowd.

The caption reads: "Base-Ball Match Between the 'Athletics' of Philadelphia, Pa. and the 'Atlantics' of Brooklyn, N.Y., Played at... See More  

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671380

Ten issues reporting on the Reconstruction era...

Item #671380

November 21, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of ten issues from the early Reconstruction era dated November 2 thru 23, 1865. Each issue is filled with a wealth of news of the day including various reports relating to the rebuilding of a united country following the tumultuous events of the Civil War.

Each is complete in at least 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed (desired), in good condition with perhaps a bit of stain... See More  

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649309

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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$70.00
649236

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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$60.00
673779

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

Item #673779

January 19, 1866

THE ABBEVILLE PRESS, South Carolina, Jan. 19, 1866  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 Un... See More  

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673802

Officers of the National Association of Base Ball Players

Item #673802

July 21, 1866

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 21, 1866  The full front page has five framed portraits of: "The Officers Of The National Association Of Base Ball Players", with a few baseball embellishments. There is a related report on the third page: "The Officers Of The National Association Of Base Ball Players."

Inside has two small views of the Delaware Water Gap, plus a f... See More  

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673803

Portrait of baseball player James Maxwell...

Item #673803

September 01, 1866

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 1, 1866  Inside has a one column portrait of: "Mr. James Maxwell, of the Susquehanna B. B. Club, Wilkes Barre, Pa." The same page has an article on him: "Our Base-Ball Illustrations" which begins: "Number six of our portraits of prominent baseball players is that of Mr. James Maxwell, the noted catcher of the Susquehanna... See More  

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649285

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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669916

An impending Indian attack upon Fort Benton...

Item #669916

April 27, 1867

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, April 27, 1867   Page 3 has a report: "Indian War" which has news from Montana noting in part: "...large bodies of Crow, Black Feet and Sioux Indians massing in the vicinity of Fort Benton...that an attack upon the fort was intended..." with other details.

Four pages, nice condition.

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669274

An improved fish hook, and a folding bed...

Item #669274

November 23, 1867

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 23, 1867  A wealth of interesting articles and illustrations on the latest in scientific improvements of the year.

Among those shown are: "Lenhart's Spring Fish Hook" "Bowlus' Lay-Down Fence" "Woodside's Patent Folding Bedstead" and more.

Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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672285

Fourteenth Amendment ratified by North Carolina...

Item #672285

July 13, 1868

NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1868  Page 5 has: "PROCLAMATION - The President Declares the Ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment by North Carolina" signed in type: Andrew Johnson.

This was one of the controversial Reconstruction amendments, particularly for many of the former Confederate states, which guaranteed citizenship to African-Americans, among other details. Included is the f... See More  

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649305

Ornate and displayable masthead...

Item #649305
SATURDAY NIGHT, Philadelphia, 1869  A decorative masthead with content that is primarily literary in nature. There is a front page illustration & a few more inside, with a border around each page. The photo is "generic" but your issue will have a very similar look. Measures 21 by 14 inches with 8 pages. Minor wear.

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649217

Latest inventions of the day... 1870's...

Item #649217
(10) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, 1870's  A nice lot of ten issues from this fascinating period---the 'golden age' of American inventiveness---with much coverage of the latest inventions & improvements of the day, with illustrations. The images shown are only representative of the look, condition, and format of the issues you will receive.  Actual issues vary, but will ... See More  

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649272

From the Oneida Community...

Item #649272
THE CIRCULAR or AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, 1870's  A lot of 10 issues from this well-known socialist "commune" (of Oneida flatware/silverware fame) from the post-Civil War 19th century. All are in great condition. Small folio size, 4 pages.

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649290

From Reno, Nevada... Famous town of the Wild West...

Item #649290
RENO EVENING GAZETTE, Nevada, early 1880's. A lot of five issues, all are complete and are in very nice condition.  Great to have from this well-known town from the "Old West".

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649297

Discounted 19th century illustrated issues...

Item #649297
WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of fifty 2nd rate and damaged illustrated issues.  A blended lot of titles, all 19th century 2nd rate and partially damaged illustrated issues which may include any of the following: Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's, Scientific American, London Illustrated, etc. Well over 100 displayable prints will be found within this lot. The issues may include any combination ... See More  

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673495

A Jewish view of Jesus...

Item #673495

February 20, 1871

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 20, 1871  The back page contains a fascinating article under the heading: "Religious", titled: "A Jewish View of Jesus", with a preface which includes: "Rabbi Isaac M. Wise delivered the first lecture of the course on the Talmud and the Gospels...in Steinway Hall...His subject was 'Jesus and the Pharisees'..." with a bit more.

The ... See More  

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673513

Early & very nice newspaper from San Diego...

Item #673513

November 05, 1871

SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, Nov. 5, 1871  Very early from San Diego--a volume 2 issue--when the population was just 2300, with a nice engraving of the harbor in the masthead. 

The front page has: "Later From Arizona" "Fight With Apaches at Horseshoe Canyon--Cochise at the Head of the Indians--A Citizen Volunteer Killed". Page 2 begins with an editorial: "... See More  

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649288

A Long Island whaling town...

Item #649288
SAG HARBOR EXPRESS, Long Island, New York, 1870-1874  A nice lot of five issues from this once-famous whaling town on Long Island, now more famous as a playground for the rich & famous who frequent the neighboring Hamptons. One from each year, never bound nor trimmed, scattered foxing, generally nice condition. We sell individually for $28+ each. You get 5 for less than half price.... See More  

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610666

Very early woman's suffrage newspaper...

Item #610666
WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, Chicago & St. Louis, 1879  As noted at the top of the front page: "...devoted to the interests of Woman, to her educational, industrial, legal and political Equality and especially to her right of Suffrage." Editors listed include Julia Ward Howe, Lucy Stone, & Mary A. Livermore. Each issue contains numerous articles related to woman's suffra... See More  

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673547

National Convention of Colored Men...

Item #673547

April 12, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, April 12, 1872  Page 4 has most of a column taken up with: "THE COLORED CONVENTION" "Second Day's Discussion of the Colored Clans" with a string of small heads, one noting: "...Where is Fred Douglass?"

This was the National Convention of Colored Men held in New Orleans. Within the lengthy report are headings: "Without the Great African ... See More  

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673742

A farming-themed newspaper from San Francisco...

Item #673742

October 11, 1873

PACIFIC RURAL PRESS, San Francisco, Oct. 11, 1873  The front page features a nice print of: "A Farm Cottage" plus a diagram of the "Ground Plan", with a related article. As might be imagined by the title, much farming-related content.

Decorative masthead, 11 1/2 by 16 inches, 16 pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor wear at the margins, good condition.

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673744

Early from the wine country of California...

Item #673744

March 14, 1874

THE NAPA REPORTER, Napa City, California, March 14, 1874  Although in the heart of the wine region, for which this city is famous today, its beginnings were centered more on the California Gold rush of 1849. This city became a refuge for miners during the first severe winter of mining & later became an important center for lumber & cattle ranches.

The front page has a lengthy, contin... See More  

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673805

Full page baseball team print...

Item #673805

July 25, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 25, 1874  Although this issue includes many very nice & displayable prints, by far the most desirable would be the great full page captioned: "International Base-Ball -- The Philadelphia Athletics" which shows individual, full-figure illustrations of the baseball players in uniform, most with a bat or ball in hand. A very displayable item for ... See More  

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673807

Full page baseball team print...

Item #673807

July 25, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 25, 1874  Although this issue includes many very nice & displayable prints, by far the most desirable would be the great full page captioned: "International Base-Ball -- The Philadelphia Athletics" which shows individual, full-figure illustrations of the baseball players in uniform, most with a bat or ball in hand. A very displayable item for ... See More  

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673494

Execution of the outlaw Vasquez...

Item #673494

March 20, 1875

NEW-YORK TIMES, March 20, 1875  The front page has: "Execution Of The Bandit Vasquez" "Hanged At San Jose, Cal., Yesterday--No Attempt At Rescue--He Is Cool To The Last."

The report about the execution of this colorful outlaw who claimed he never killed a man reads in part: "The bandit Vasquez was executed today at San Jose...Everything passed off quietly Vasquez ass... See More  

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673531

America's graphic newspaper...

Item #673531

May 04, 1875

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, May 4, 1875  The full ftpg. is a political cartoon: "A Yankee Cadi In The Court Of The Pharoahs". Pages 4 and 5 have various prints as well.

Eight pages, good condition.

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673737

By the Shaker Community...

Item #673737
THE SHAKER, Shakers, New York, and Shaker Village, New Hampshire, January, 1876  A monthly publication "Published By The United Societies" for those in the Shaker community, quite famous today for the style of furniture they produced.

Much religious content including: "Everyday Religion" "Science & Religion" The Bright Side of Sorrow" & much more.

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678137

Rare issue from Weaverville, California...

Item #678137

May 20, 1876

WEEKLY TRINITY JOURNAL, Weaverville, California, May 20, 1876  A rare issue from this Northern California town and uncommon to find from the 19th century. The Weekly Trinity Journal gives an inside peek to daily life 100 years after the founding of The United States of America. Quirky and fascinating headlines include: "A MIGHTY LIVELY RAT HUNT", "CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS" a... See More  

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678126

Inventions and Vintage Ads... Steam Fire Engines...

Item #678126

October 14, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 14, 1876  The front page has: THE CENTENNIAL - TRAIL OF STEAM FIRE ENGINES. Additionally, the issue has many of the latest inventions of the day including:  POCKET LUNG TESTER - AIR PUMP - IMPROVED BUILDING BLOCKS - ELECTROPLATING and more. Furthermore, there are 2 pages of vintage ads including: U.S. Piano Company from New York & J.A. Fay &... See More  

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678124

Tobacco Leaf Stringer.... Fish Hooks...

Item #678124

October 28, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 28, 1876. The front page of this issue has images and content for: TOBACCO LEAF STRINGER and MAIN'S MILLING ATTACHMENT FOR LATHES.  Additionally, the inside pages contain many inventions of the day including: FISH HOOKS - ENGINE INDICATOR and more. The last 2 pages have vintage ads including: The Bigelow Engine, The Trade Engine, The Quarrying mach... See More  

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678125

Glass making... Centennial Exhibition...

Item #678125

November 11, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 11, 1876   The front page has several images and details concerning "GLASS MAKING AT THE CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION". Additionally, there is coverage for the latest inventions of the day including:  FLOUR BOLT - ELECTROMAGNETIC ENGINE - BALE TIE -  & more. This 16 page issue is in nice condition with many displayable prints with acco... See More  

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673499

Thomas Edison and his phonograph...

Item #673499

July 06, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 6, 1878  The prime content is the nice one-third pg. illustration captioned: "The Phonograph and Its Inventor, Mr. Thomas A. Edison." showing a young Edison with his newly invented & crude looking device which was his phonograph. There is a related article on the same page headed: "Mr. Thomas A. Edison" which includes: "...Every... See More  

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673535

Scarce French-English newspaper from Louisiana...

Item #673535

August 31, 1878

LE LOUISIANAIS, Convent, Louisiana, Aug. 31, 1878  A scarce title which existed from 1865 thru 1883, but of which very few issues surface. A four page issue with the ftpg. in French, pages 2 & 3 in English, and the bkpg. filled with ads mostly in French.

Folio size, bit of foxing, nice condition.

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649238

Seven issues from the "Old West"...

Item #649238
A lot of seven "Old West" newspapers, each with a different title from California dating in the 1870's through 1890's. A nice opportunity for a mini-set of different "Wild West" titles at a bargain price. A wealth of both news reports and ads of the day. Keep in mind, issues from this period can be fragile and must be handled with care.

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649271

A great lot from the Old West... at a reduced price...

Item #649271
(10) A lot of ten "OLD WEST" newspapers from California, dating in the 1870's through 1890's, and priced at a bargain due to edge tears, mends, wear, etc. which makes them somewhat 2nd-rate. The set will contain at least 5 different titles, and no two issues will have the same date. A nice opportunity for a mini-set of different "Wild West" titles at a significantly red... See More  

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649311

Collection of stamp collecting magazines...

Item #649311
(10) STAMP COLLECTING MAGAZINES: Lot of ten different titles from the 1880's & 1890's, all in nice condition, at least 4 pages each, most measuring about 4 by 7 inches.

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673743

From San Rafael, California...

Item #673743

November 13, 1880

MARIN COUNTY TOCSIN, San Rafael, California, Nov. 13, 1880  An uncommon title from the Bay Area, just north of San Francisco. A typical newspaper of the day with a variety of local, regional, and national reports, plus a great wealth of advertisements, many of which are illustrated.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, news agent's stamp in the top margin, nice condition.

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649278

Inventions of the late 1800's...

Item #649278
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A lot of 36 2nd-rate issues from 1880's and 1890's, containing many photos or illustrations, providing a nice look at the latest inventions and scientific improvements of the 19th century. Offered at a discount due to minor imperfections (slight staining, edge tears, library ink stamps, etc.) making them 2nd-rate.

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649312

A science enthusiast's dream collection...

Item #649312
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A lot of 25 issues dating from 1881 thru 1906.  Many photos and illustrations of the latest inventions and scientific improvements and gimmicks of the era. All are complete issues in nice condition.

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678297

Russian and Polish emigrants being vaccinated in New York (1881)...

Item #678297

May 14, 1881

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 14, 1881  The front cover has: "NEW YORK CITY - HEALTH OFFICERS VACCINATING RUSSIAN AND POLISH IMIGRANTS ON BOARD THE STEAMSHIP 'VICTORIA,' AT QUARANTINE...", which has a related article on page 6. Two inside pages have vignettes related to the progress of technical education. Additional interesting prints include: "New York City ... See More  

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673887

Features an engraving of the mining town of Salida, Colorado...

Item #673887

May 13, 1882

MOUNTAIN MAIL, Salida, Colorado, May 13, 1882  Printed in the masthead is: "Colorado Produces Millions of Silver, and Silver Is King." A very rare title, as there are no institutions noted in Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) which have any holdings of this title. The holdings of the only one listed (Kansas St. Hist. Soc.) was purchased by us.

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673890

The Tin Cup, from Virginia City, Colorado...

Item #673890

May 27, 1882

THE TIN CUP RECORD, Virginia City, Gunnison County, Colorado, May 27, 1882  A very rare newspaper as Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) lists only one institution as having any issues of this title and that holding was recently purchased by us. No others are recorded in any American institution. This was also the only newspaper every published in Virginia City, Colorado, before the n... See More  

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