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559651

Seven issues from the "Old West"...

Item #559651
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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$89.00
559579

Salt Lake City title with a Mormon flair... Long before Utah statehood...

Item #559579
DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1870's  A lot of 5 issues, from this historic town, from before statehood, with much news of the day.  Articles with Mormon interest and/or perspective are sure to be found within each issue.  Typically 8 page issues; not pulpish as is typical for the period.  Very nice at a bargain price!

Wholesale Lot: typically more than one item/set available!

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$45.00
559576

Salt Lake City title with a Mormon flair...

Item #559576
DESERET NEWS (Daily, Weekly, and/or Semi-Weekly), Salt Lake City, Utah, 1880's  A lot of 5 issues, from several years before statehood with much local news of the day.  Articles with Mormon interest and perspective are sure to be found within each issue.  Typically 4 page issues, minor browning & dirtiness, but not pulpish.

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$40.00
559570

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

Item #559570
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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$95.00
557668

1868 Sacramento California...

Item #557668

February 24, 1868

SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, Sacramento, California, February 24, 1868

 

* Old West original from California

* Uncommon Title




This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.



With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, indians, saloons, gold miners & ... See More  

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551919

Astoria, Oregon...

Item #551919

November 11, 1873

TRI-WEEKLY ASTORIAN, Astoria, Oregon,  November 11, 1873 



* Rare title from the early Pacific Coast



This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners and gunfights were often... See More  

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544909

1872 Old West Newspaper From San Diego California...

Item #544909

May 28, 1872

DAILY MORNING BULLETIN, San Diego, California, May 28, 1872



* Early San San Diego California 19th century periodical

* Wild Old West


 

This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold m... See More  

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540027

The Modoc Indian War...

Item #540027

March 06, 1873

THE NEW YORK TIMES, NY, March 6, 1873 



* Modoc Indian War 

* Lava Beds 

* Captain Jack 




The front page has: "The Modocs" "The Terms of Peace Offered by the Commissioners"

 

Other news of the day throughout. 8 pages in nice condition.

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540026

The Modoc Indian War...

Item #540026

March 23, 1873

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 23, 1873 



* Modoc Indian War

* Lava Beds



The front page has:



* The Modocs

* Gen. Canby's Opinion of the Situation--The Course to be Pursued


 

Other news of the day throughout. 8 pages in nice condition.... See More  

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539052

1872 Old West Newspaper From Salt Lake City, Utah...

Item #539052

March 06, 1872

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, March 6, 1872 



* Early Salt Lake City UT 19th century periodical... 

* Wild Old West... 




This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, salo... See More  

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538218

Broadside supplement...

Item #538218

September 24, 1878

SUPPLEMENT TO THE DAILY EVENING HERALD, Stockton, California, September 24, 1878 

 

* From the Old West 

* Uncommon broadside



Here is a single sheet broadside (printed on one side only) containing mostly ads, plus a topical report. Nice have in a California title. In very good condition.

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538110

Early Lodi, California newspaper...

Item #538110

December 13, 1888

THE VALLEY REVIEW, Lodi, California, December 13, 1888.

 

* Auburn California original 19th century

* Old West




This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers west of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the Old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons & gunfights were often ... See More  

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$36.00
538109

Early Auburn, California newspaper...

Item #538109

November 29, 1890

THE PLACER HERALD, Auburn, California, November 29, 1890

 

* Auburn California original 19th century...

* Old West...




This 8 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers west of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the Old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons & gunfights were... See More  

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$33.00
537953

Early Bakersfield 1881 newspaper...

Item #537953

December 22, 1881

WEEKLY KERN COUNTY RECORD, Bakersfield, California, December 22, 1881



* Volume one issue  from Bakersfield California

* Uncommon Old West title



It is a rarity for us to find 19th century newspapers from the southern half of California.



Complete in four pages, various news and curious tidbits of the day, and a wealth of Old West style ads, including two showing buildings as if righ
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537886

1871 Salt Lake City Utah...

Item #537886

February 04, 1871

SALT LAKE DAILY HERALD, Salt Lake City, Utah, February 4, 1871



* Wild Old West

* Rare title from Salt Lake City Utah




This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, indians, saloons & gunfights wer
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537771

Early Auburn, California newspaper...

Item #537771

July 21, 1888

THE PLACER HERALD, Auburn, California, July 21, 1888

 

* Auburn, California original 19th century

* Old West




This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers west of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the Old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons & gunfights were often seen on... See More  

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$24.00
223430

Kit Carson defeats the Indians...

Item #223430

September 04, 1863

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Sept. 4, 1863



* Kit Carson defeats the Navape Indians

* Civil War news



The bkpg. has a rather small report headed: "Defeat of Indians by Kit Carson" with the report from Albuquerque, New Mexico, giving the details (see photos below).

Rarely is the famed explorer & scout Kit Carson ever mentioned in period newspapers. Page 2 has... See More  

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222388

Early Stockton newspaper...

Item #222388
DAILY EVENING LEADER, Stockton, California, 1874  Stockton came into existence primarily due to the Gold Rush of the mid-19th century as was the case for many towns in Northern California. It is the county seat of San Joaquin County with a population of nearly 300,000 today.

During its early years, Stockton was known by several names, including "Tuleburg", "Fat City," and... See More  

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222386

1873 San Francisco, California...

Item #222386
COMMERCIAL HERALD AND MARKET REVIEW, San Francisco, California, 1873  As the title would suggest this newspaper has a wealth of business reporting and an incredible number of advertisements with the entire ftpg. take up with ads in addition to a large chart headed: "Wholesale Prices Current" with a wide variety of items. Complete in 4 pgs., never bound nor trimmed, minor edge tears&... See More  

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222385

Early Bakersfield newspaper...

Item #222385

January 01, 1881

THE KERN COUNTY WEEKLY RECORD, Bakersfield, California, 1881 A very nice newspaper from this California town, just the third newspaper ever published in Bakersfield. This is from the first year this newspaper published.

Various news of the day, complete in 4 pages, various ads as well including  saloon and livery stable ads with much more providing a truly "Old West" flavor. Never... See More  

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212587

Rare title from Oregon...

Item #212587
OREGON WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Pendleton, 1875  Pendleton is an East Oregon town which began in 1851, originally known as Marshall only later to be renamed Pendleton. This is an early issue from five years before the town would be incorporated, with various news of the day and many ads as well, several of which are illustrated.

A four page newspaper with never-trimmed margins, various tears at margi... See More  

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211200

1868 Sacramento California...

Item #211200

November 04, 1868

SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, Sacramento, CA,  November 4, 1868. This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Articles in this iss... See More  

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210820

General Custer and the aftermath of Little Big Horn...

Item #210820

July 21, 1876

WILMINGTON JOURNAL, North Carolina, July 21, 1876 The ftpg. contains an article headed: "How Gen. Custer Got Promoted to a Captaincy" (see photos) and another item on the front page is headed: "Wyoming Territory" with a dateline of Cheyenne, Jul 15, concerning General Crook negotiating with the Indians (see photos). Complete in 4 pages, large folio size, generally in nice condition.

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210753

Buffalo Bill served under General Washington...?

Item #210753

March 08, 1890

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, March 8, 1890 This newspaper is a "territorial" issue, printed six years before Utah would become a state. The front page has a short yet interesting item concerning Buffalo Bill, datelined from Rome & reading: "An Italian journal, commenting on the Wild West show, makes the astounding announcement that Buffalo Bill held the grand rank... See More  

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210224

First transcontinental excursion from coast to coast...

Item #210224
TRANS-CONTINENTAL -- a complete reprint collection of all 12 issues of this fascinating newspaper.

The newspaper titled "Trans-Continental" was a stroke of historical genius in the mind of its editor, W. R. Steele. On May 24, 1870 over 130 passengers boarded a beautiful eight car Pullman train built under special orders of George M. Pullman specifically for this trip, the first chartere... See More  

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209857

Item #209857

April 26, 1877

AMERICAN STANDARD, Uniontown, Pennsylvania, Apr. 26, 1877 The ftpg. has: "THE BLACK HILLS" "An Interesting Story From One Who Has Been There--People Advised to Say Away" is an interesting article on life in this wild part of America. Lengthy text taking over a full column (see photos for portions of it). Four pgs, never bound nor trimmed, several folds & tears at the margins & some fo... See More  

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209645

1894 newspaper & Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show...

Item #209645

May 08, 1894

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, May 8, 1894 Within this complete, 14 page newspaper is a nice, illustrated one column advertisement for "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" show, with a small likeness of Buffalo Bill (see the photo below). The rest of the issue is filled with various news of the day & a wealth of ads. Several illustrations scattered throughout. Lightly browned, some margin tears, generally... See More  

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209257

From the early years of the Comstock Lode...

Item #209257
VIRGINIA EVENING CHRONICLE, Virginia (City), Nevada, 1872.  Virginia City is one of America's largest historic landmarks. Some say Virginia City's rich gold and silver mines financed the Civil War. Now rich in history, Virginia City and the Comstock Lode still maintain the flavor of the hifalutin mining days, when Mark Twain roamed the streets and everybody wanted a piece of the "Richest... See More  

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209256

Made famous by Mark Twain...

From the town of the Comstock Lode...

Item #209256
DAILY TERRITORIAL ENTERPRISE, Virginia (City), Nevada, 1876  Virginia City is one of America's largest historic landmarks. Some say Virginia City's rich gold and silver mines financed the Civil War. Now rich in history, Virginia City and the Comstock Lode still maintain the flavor of the hifalutin mining days, when Mark Twain roamed the streets and everybody wanted a piece of the &quo... See More  

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209255

A newspaper from the ghost town of Austin, Nevada...

Item #209255

January 01, 1883

DAILY MORNING DEMOCRAT, Austin, Lander County, Nevada, 1883  Sometimes unusual incidents are the reason good things happen. Such is the case with Austin. The town was actually discovered in 1862 by a horse belonging to a W. H. Talbott. The horse accidently kicked up a piece of quartz containing gold & silver. Talbott sent the piece to Virginia City for assay, staked out a claim, and ... See More  

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209251

"One of the wildest mining camps in the West" & a very short-lived newspaper...

Item #209251
THE DAILY JOURNAL, Pioche, Nevada, 1875 Pioche is located about 180 miles northeast of Las Vegas, hanging on the side of a mountain of Nevada's high desert. In the 1870's it was considered one of the wildest mining camps in the West. According to a number of sources, hired gunmen were imported at the rate of about twenty a day during boom times to fight mining claim encroachments. Evidence of the... See More  

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$50.00
209248

From Reno, Nevada...

Item #209248
RENO EVENING GAZETTE, Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, 1877 This is an 4 page newspaper which features news on pages 2 & 3 with a wealth of ads on the front & back pages, several of which are illustrated. Now a gambling mecca not far from Lake Tahoe, during the 1870's it was a mining town. This issue was never bound nor trimmed and is in very nice condition with a news agent's stamp in... See More  

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209247

From the ghost town of Silver City, Nevada...

Item #209247

January 01, 1880

LYON COUNTY TIMES, Silver City, Nevada, 1880  From what I have been able to research Silver City is pretty much a ghost town today, with several old building still standing from its heyday during the mining era in the 1870's and 1880's. Located rather close to the more famous Virginia City, this newspaper began in Silver City in 1874 and relocated to nearby Dayton, Nevada, in December of ... See More  

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209246

From historic Dayton, Nevada...

Item #209246

January 01, 1882

LYON COUNTY TIMES, Dayton, Nevada, 1882 Nevada's first non-Indian settlement, Dayton's original residents were hard-scrabble prospectors who panned for gold in nearby Gold Canyon. By the spring of 1851, as many as 200 miners were living in the area. By 1856, the community was generally known as Chinatown, because a l... See More  

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$42.00
209242

From Reno, Nevada...

Item #209242
WEEKLY NEVADA STATE JOURNAL, Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, 1876.  This 4 page newspaper features news on the front page as well as pages 2 & 3 but with  ads as well. Now a gambling mecca not far from Lake Tahoe, during the 1870's it was a mining town. This issue was never bound nor trimmed and is in nice condition with some minor margin wear or tears. The photo below is "gene... See More  

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$42.00
209239

From Elko, Nevada, on the route to the Gold Rush...

Item #209239

January 01, 1880

WEEKLY ELKO INDEPENDENT, Elko, Nevada, 1880 This town had a population of about 2000 during the late 19th century. Situated along the Humboldt River, Elko was along the route traveled by the ill-fated Donner Party and the many who ventured to the California hills in search of gold during the 1849 gold rush. Completion of the Central Pacific Railroad gave the "official" birth to the town in 1... See More  

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209238

From Elko, Nevada, on the route to the Gold Rush...

Item #209238

January 01, 1889

THE FREE PRESS, Elko, Nevada, 1889 This town had a population of about 2000 during the late 19th century. Situated along the Humboldt River, Elko was along the route traveled by the ill-fated Donner Party and the many who ventured to the California hills in search of gold during the 1849 gold rush. Completion of the Central Pacific Railroad gave the "official" birth to the town in 1868. Compl... See More  

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$39.00
209234

From the mountain mining town of Eureka...

Item #209234
EUREKA DAILY SENTINEL, Eureka, Nevada, 1878 A very nice, folio-size newspaper from this small, remote  town in northeastern Nevada. This old mining town is situated in the mountains at a 6,500 ft. elevation in a county with just 3 towns--total county population today is just 1900 residents. In its hayday when mining was the predominate draw from the mid-1870's until the shutting down of most&... See More  

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$42.00
209232

From Reno, Nevada...

Item #209232
RENO WEEKLY GAZETTE, Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, 1879 The masthead includes a nice engraving showing the Sierra Nevada mountains which surround this picturesque city and an inset with some buildings (see photo). This is an 8 page newspaper which features news on the front page as well as many inside pages but with a wealth of various Western-themed ads as well, several of which are illustrat... See More  

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$41.00
209229

An early issue from the capital of Nevada...

Item #209229
THE DAILY STATE REGISTER, Carson City, Nevada, 1872 Coin collectors are very familiar with this town for the mint which produced the much desired gold & silver coins which bear the "C.C." mint mark. Situated just east of Lake Tahoe at the western "elbow" of the state, this issue from its hayday during the mining era has various news of the day on the inside pages with ads filling pages 1... See More  

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$60.00
209227

From the capital of Nevada...

Item #209227
THE NEVADA TRIBUNE, Carson City, Nevada, 1875 Coin collectors are very familiar with this town for the mint which produced the much desired gold & silver coins which bear the "C.C." mint mark. Situated just east of Lake Tahoe at the western "elbow" of the state, this issue from its hayday during the mining era has various news of the day on the inside pages with ads filling... See More  

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$48.00
209225

From the Capital of Nevada...

Item #209225
THE CARSON DAILY APPEAL, Carson City, Nevada, 1877  Coin collectors are very familiar with this town for the mint which produced the famous "C.C." mint marks on gold & silver coins it produced. Situated just east of Lake Tahoe at the western "elbow" of the state, this issue from its heyday during the mining era has various news of the day on the inside pages with ads f... See More  

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$55.00
209219

Great name for a mining town...

Item #209219
EUREKA DAILY LEADER, Eureka, Nevada, 1879 A very nice, folio-size newspaper from this small, remote  town in northeastern Nevada. This old mining town is situated in the mountains at a 6,500 ft. elevation in a county with just 3 towns--total county population today is just 1900 residents. In its heyday when mining was the predominate draw from the mid-1870's until the shutting down of mos... See More  

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$40.00
206810

Sacramento California...

Item #206810

September 26, 1871

SACRAMENTO DAILY RECORD, Sept. 9, 1871 Mostly regional news, has a few topical items, and many ads. Small section clipped from the second leaf, first leaf has an archival mend to a margin tear, minor edge wear, bit of loss to two letters in the masthead.

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$22.00
206419

San Francisco California...

Item #206419
DAILY ALTA CALIFORNIA, San Francisco, CA, 1871. This 4 page newspaper, which has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for California. Nice co... See More  

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$36.00
206289

Walla Walla Washington...

Item #206289

April 15, 1871

WALLA WALLA STATESMAN, Walla Walla WA, April 15 1871. This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for Washington. Nice con... See More  

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$36.00
206241

Rare issue from Weaverville, California...

Item #206241

May 20, 1876

WEEKLY TRINITY JOURNAL, Weaverville, California, May 20, 1876



A quite rare issue from this Northern California town and uncommon to find from the 19th century. This is the first of this title we have had in some time. A complete four page issue filled mostly with various local news tidbits but many ads as well, many of which are illustrated. Even browning throughout, some tears at the margin wh... See More  

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$40.00
205934

Eugene City Oregon...

Item #205934

January 01, 1880

THE OREGON STATE JOURNAL, Eugene City, OR,  1880. This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for Oregon. Nice c... See More  

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$40.00
205711

Denver Colorado...

Item #205711

January 01, 1881

THE DAILY DENVER TIMES, Denver, CO,  dated in 1881. This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for Colorado. Ni... See More  

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$32.00
205698

Salem Oregon...

Item #205698
WEEKLY OREGON STATESMAN, Salem, OR,  dated from1877. This 8 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for Oregon. Nic... See More  

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$31.00
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