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652515

False report on the death of Jesse James...

Item #652515

January 06, 1880

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 6, 1880 



* Jesse James killed ?

* Outlaw - train robber




The front page has a very interesting report headed: "Crime And Its Results" "The Outlaw Jesse James Reported Dead--A Bank Cashier Arrested--Other Crimes". This is a one paragraph report noting: "Jesse James is dead. George Shepard's shot having done the work. His wife is at the ho... See More  

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$76.00
652264

From Arizona 19 years before statehood...

Item #652264

November 07, 1893

ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, Nov. 7, 1893



* Rare old West title

* Maricopa County




This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 19 years before it joined the Union. Varied news reports both local & national with a nice wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated.

Among the articles; "He Wanted to Be A Gambler" "A City'sRuin" "A Shipment of Dynamite ... See More  

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$43.00
651691

Territorial newspaper fro Safford, Arizona...

Item #651691

August 04, 1905

THE GRAHAM GUARDIAN, Safford, Graham County, Arizona, Aug. 4, 1905  A quite uncommon title from Eastern Arizona and a territorial title as well as Arizona did not become a state until 7 years later.

Four page, loose at the spine, much chipping at the margins and many tears at the margins. Very fragile and must be handled very carefully.

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$39.00
651688

Death of a legendary name from the Old West: Bat Masterson... A prescription for beer during Prohibition...

Item #651688

October 26, 1921

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 26, 1921 



* Bat Masterson death (1st report)

* Wild West gunfighter & author




The top of the middle column of page 19 has a great report on one of the legends of the Old West, noting: "BAT MASTERSON DIES AT EDITOR'S DESK" "Sporting Writer and Last of Old time Western Gun Fighters Was 67" "Bear Indians In Long Siege" "Deput... See More  

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$188.00
651183

From territorial New Mexico...

Item #651183

January 11, 1901

ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL-DEMOCRAT, New Mexico, Jan. 11, 1901 



* New Mexico Territory



Actually a territorial newspaper as New Mexico did not become a state until 1912. Eight pages, typical news & ads of the day, very nice condition.

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$77.00
651133

A hanging gone bad...

Item #651133

September 01, 1876

WEEKLY GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, St. Louis, Sept. 1, 1876  The ftpg. includes: "Chocked To Death--Sickening Scenes at an Execution in Ohio--The Murderer of Col. Dawson Strangled--One Rope Breaks, but  Second Does the Work..." which begins: "The most disgusting  execution ever seen in this state occurred at Dayton to day...". Also: "Mob Rule--Ripley County, Mo., Infest... See More  

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$29.00
651022

Territorial New Mexico...

Item #651022

December 20, 1898

SANTA FE NEW MEXICAN, Dec. 20, 1898 



* Rare title



A territorial issue as New Mexico did not become a state until 1912. Typical news and advertisements of the day. Four pages with archival mends criss-crossing pages 2 & 3. Some edge and fold wear.... See More  

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$42.00
651010

First of this title we have offered...

Item #651010

March 07, 1901

THE FARMINGTON HUSTLER, New Mexico, March 7, 1901 



* Rare territorial issue

* San Juan County




A quite scarce title, in fact the first we have discovered. This lasted but two years before merging with the Times to become the "Farmington Times-Hustler". "Union List Of Serials" notes that no institution in the country has any issues from this year. 

Farmington is... See More  

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$158.00
650930

Great baseball report... After the Comanche Indians...

Item #650930

May 22, 1875

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 22, 1875  Near the top of the back pagte is; "THREE  TO ONE" "Western Muscle Yields to Red Stocking Skill" "Sweazy's Pony Team Achieves a Brilliant Victory" which is a quite lengthy & detailed baseball game report taking an entire column. 

Also on the bkpg: "After the Comanches" "Lt. Bullis in the Fi... See More  

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$32.00
650649

From territorial Arizona...

Item #650649

October 06, 1879

DAILY ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, Oct.6, 1879 



* Very rare Old West title



Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this is among our last. And it is a volume one issue from the Territory of Arizona as it did not become a state until 1912.

A nice assortment of news articles and ads with page 2 having an ad for the famous "Delmonico Re... See More  

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$155.00
650417

From territorial Albuquerque...

Item #650417

November 08, 1898

ALBUQUERQUE MORNING DEMOCRAT, New Mexico, Nov. 8, 1898 



* Before joining the Union



Actually a territorial newspaper as New Mexico did not become a state until 1912. We've offered a number of titles from Albuquerque but this (and a few others) is the first of this title to come into our inventory.

Eight pages, minimal wear at the central fold, very nice condition.... See More  

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$89.00
650413

From territorial Albuquerque...

Item #650413

November 02, 1898

ALBUQUERQUE MORNING DEMOCRAT, New Mexico, Nov. 2, 1898 



* Before joining the Union



Actually a territorial newspaper as New Mexico did not become a state until 1912. We've offered a number of titles from Albuquerque but this (and a few others) is the first of this title to come into our inventory.

Eight pages, small wear hole at fold juncture of front leaf, two cut outs from the bac... See More  

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$64.00
650408

A ghost town in New Mexico Territory...

Item #650408

March 17, 1911

THE CUERVO CLIPPER, Cuervo, Guadalupe County, New Mexico, March 17, 1911 



* Rare ghost town publication



Essentially a ghost town today having been split by interstate 40, and from when New Mexico was still a territory as it did not gain statehood until 1912. The entire county has less than 4700 in population.

Four pages, nice condition.

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$96.00
649949

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

Item #649949

February 14, 1883

DAILY MORNING DEMOCRAT, Austin, Lander County, Nevada, Feb. 14, 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 accidentally kicked up a piece of quartz containing gold & silver. Talbott sent the piece to Virginia City for assay, staked out a claim... See More  

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$58.00
649562

Mrs. Jesse James on tour as a novelty attraction...

Item #649562

March 11, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, March 11, 1884 



* re. Outlaw Jesse James



Page ten has a nice article: "Mrs. Jesse James" "The Bandit's Wife One of the Attractions of a Pittsburg Dime Museum" which begins: "Among the attractions in the city now seeking public admiration is a lady who claims to be the widow of the notorious outlaw, Jesse  James. She is now trav... See More  

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$38.00
649555

Great account of an attempted bank robbery in 1884 Texas...

Item #649555

March 27, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, March 27, 1884  Page 2 has over half a column taken up with: "TEXAS BANDITS" "Bold Attempt to Rob a Bank at Wichita Falls" "One of the Robbers Shot Dead by a Ranger and Another Captured--A Book Agent's Peril". A great article, beginning: "At 3:30 p.m. to-day occurred here one of the most daring attempts at bank robbery this coun... See More  

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649554

Dakota Territory marshal killed by a desperado...

Item #649554

April 10, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 10, 1884  The top of a page 3 column has heads: "CRIMINAL CALENDAR" "A Dakota Town Marshal Killed by a Desperado" "Murder of a Missouri Farmer--Blowing an Express Safe--Brutal Murder of a Child." The first report begins: "Hank Lewis, a notorious desperado, keeping a saloon, murdered City Marshal J. Pierce early this morning...... See More  

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649548

Illustrated ad for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show...

Item #649548

May 05, 1885

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 5, 1885



* Buffalo Bill Cody

* Wild West Show ad




Page 7 has a column-wide ad for: "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" show which includes a likeness of Buffalo Bill Cody.

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

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649543

Extolling the virtues of California...

Item #649543

January 13, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Jan. 13, 1884  Almost the first two columns of page 9 are taken up with a great article extolling the virtues of California, headed; "CALIFORNIA'S PROSPERITY" "A Glance at the State's Growth in the Past Year" "Rapid Increase of San Francisco in Wealth and Trade--All Industries Prosperous Except gold Mining--Some Hints to Settlers--A B... See More  

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649540

No pardon for outlaw Dick Liddil...

Item #649540

February 04, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Feb. 4, 1884 



* Outlaw Frank James

* Jesse James gang

* Dick Liddil pardon ?




Page 2 has a great article on the notorious outlaw Dick Liddil with column heads: "DICK LIDDELL" "A Pardon Denied the Late Bandit by Governor Crittenden" "Effect of the Executive's Action on the Frank James Trial--Incompetency of Liddell's Testimony i... See More  

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649539

Gunfight with a desperado in Colorado...

Item #649539

February 08, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Feb. 8, 1884 



* Old West street gun fight



Page 3 has a great item from the lore of the Old West: "Battle With A Cowboy" "Desperate Encounter in the Streets of Montrose, Colorado" with some nice detail of the shooting of the town marshal.

Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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649390

Chasing the train robber Sam Bass...

Item #649390

May 01, 1878

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 1, 1878 



* The hunt for Sam Bass

* American train robber & outlaw




The bottom of page 3 has a small item: "A Fight With Train Robbers"  datelines from Texas & noting in part: "...sheriff of Denton County & a posse with Peak's Rangers chased the train robbers Sam Bass, Frank Jackson and Bill Underwood from Denton Cross Tim... See More  

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649388

A year of outlawry... The Younger brothers...

Item #649388

May 13, 1878

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 13, 1878  The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "A BOY'S BLUFF" "The Veritable Bandit of the Wabash Bagged' "His Desperate Struggle With Five of His Pursuers" "Deputy Sheriff Cleary Again Shot by the Desperado" "Exiting Adventures During a Year of Outlawry" "The Youngers Preparing to Bid Adieu to Stillwat... See More  

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649387

Nice article on Deadwood...

Item #649387

May 15, 1878

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 15, 1878 



* Deadwood SD South Dakota

* Wild Bill Hickok fame




The top of page 2 has column heads: "DIRECT FROM DEADWOOD" "Reliable Information Regarding the Prospects and Probabilities of the New El Dorado". A nice article on the town of Deadwood and of the mining in the area.

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

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649385

Deadwood and Sidney described...

Item #649385

May 27, 1878

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 27, 1878 



* Sidney, Nebraska & Deadwood, South Dakota



The ftpg. has column heads: "HE NEW EL DORADO" "Sights & Incidents During a Trip to the Black Hills" "Sidney and Deadwood Described by an Observant Traveler". A very descriptive article on Deadwood and Sidney, the latter being in Nebraska. Sidney is described in part... See More  

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649361

Buffalo Bill endorses snake oil...

Item #649361

June 02, 1892

FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Massachuetts, June 2, 1892  The bottom of the front page has a illustration captioned: "Hon. Wm. F. Cody - 'Buffalo Bill' " which is essentially an endorsement by him of a patent medicine. He had become: "...afflicted with malaria. Knowing the virtues of Kickapoo Indian Sagwa, Mr. Cody sent...for this wonderful Indian remedy, & after using ... See More  

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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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$95.00
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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$55.00
649257

Salt Lake City title with a Mormon flair...

Item #649257
(5) DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, early 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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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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$89.00
649229

Uncommon California periodical from 1873...

Item #649229
SAN FRANCISCO NEWS-LETTER & CALIFORNIA ADVERTISER, 1873  The subtitle in the masthead notes: "Devoted To The Leading Interests of California and the Pacific Coast". The content is varied and includes a wide range of ads as well.

An uncommon title with a displayable masthead featuring the seal of California, the seal of the city of San Francisco, and the seal of the county of Sa... See More  

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$26.00
648982

The California bandit is finally captured...

Item #648982

May 15, 1874

NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1874 



* Californio bandido

* Los Angeles outlaw




The front page has a report of the capture of the infamous bandit Tiburcio Vasquez. Vasquez was a Mexican bandit who was active in California from as early as 1857 until his capture. The Vasquez Rocks, the steep, sloped rocks about 40 miles north of Los Angeles, were one of his many hideouts and received their name... See More  

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$82.00
648628

Graphic newspaper from Denver... The Anarchist Lucy Parsons...

Item #648628

November 06, 1886

COLORADO GRAPHIC, Denver, Nov. 6, 1886 



* Rare Old West title



True to its name, this issue has various illustrations on 7 of its 8 pages, all with different themes and of people and places. Included are prints of: "A Curious Old Town" being New Orleans; a print of: "Mrs. Lucy Parsons" and an article on her headed: "The Woman Anarchist" with the text taking ... See More  

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648530

Dalton Gang & the Red Rock train robbery...

Item #648530

June 03, 1892

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 3, 1892 



* Red Rock, Oklahoma

* The Dalton Gang

* Train robbery




The front page has an item headed: "An Express Train Held Up" "Two Hundred Shots Exchanged Between The Robbers And The Express Messengers". The report includes: "Train robbers held up the s9outhbound Chicago & Galveston passenger train on the Santa Fe...Just as the train... See More  

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$92.00
648502

On the death of Jesse James...

Item #648502

April 05, 1882

THE EVENING TELEGRAPH, Philadelphia, April 5, 1882 



* Outlaw Jesse James assassination



Page 4 has a great editorial concerning the recent (killed 2 days prior) death of Jesse James which includes: "It is somewhat of a shock to the moral sense...to ear the frank statement of the Governor of Missouri that the deliberate murder of the outlaw James was the result of an understanding be... See More  

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$157.00
648456

Gold discovered in the Black Hills...

Item #648456

June 24, 1875

DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, June 24, 1875 



* Castle Creek - South Dakota

* Black Hills gold discovery




The ftpg. has: "Gold at Black Hill" which has a dispatch beginning: "I have discovered gold in small quantities on the north bend of Castle Creek...About 15 miners have located a camp on the creek above here..." and more.

Four pages, rejoined at the spine, ... See More  

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648305

Death of Cochise, the Apache Indian chief...

Item #648305

June 15, 1874

NEW YORK TIMES, June 15, 1874 



* Tribal Chief Cochise death (1st report)

* Chiricahua Apaches - Indians




The very bottom of the front page has a very brief report headed: "Death Of The Indian Chief Cochise" with the text reading simply: "Cochise, the famous Apache chief, died on the 9th of June." (see)

Eight pages, browned at the margins, should be handled carefully... See More  

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648302

Outlaw Frank James is found innocent...

Item #648302

September 07, 1883

NEW YORK TIMES Sept. 7, 1883 



* Outlaw Frank James found not guilty

* Jesse James gang - Gallatin, Missouri trial




A full column on the ftpg. & a full column on pg. 2 are headed: "FRANK JAMES ACQUITTED" "He Asks To Be Allowed to Lead A Peaceful Life" "An Outline of Some of the Daring Crimes in Which He & His Companions Have Taken Part". Not only is ... See More  

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648294

Was Jesse James killed?

Item #648294

November 04, 1879

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 4, 1879 



* Outlaw Jesse James

* False death report




Near the top of the front page is a very interesting article: "A Notorious Outlaw Murdered", "Jesse James Shot by One of His Comrades" with the text taking six inches. The only problem is that the report is not true. Although Jesse James was murdered by a comrade, it was not until 1882. ... See More  

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648278

Terrific travelogue of a trip West on the Union Pacific...

Item #648278

December 26, 1866

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Dec. 26, 1866  Page 3 has an interesting and lengthy article: "After The Buffaloes" "The Union Pacific Railway--Nine Days o the Plains of Kansas--A Buffalo Hunt--Journalists on the Rampage". This is a great account of a train trip on the Union Pacific, at least to its terminus at this point (Leavenworth, Kansas). Included is a fine account of a buf... See More  

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$63.00
648249

Indians attack railroad camps... The mining regions..

Item #648249

August 14, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 14, 1867  The ftpg. has a detailed report headed: "The Indian War", portions including: "The Indians have made 3 separate descents on the working parties along the railroad beyond Fort Hays...Several Indians were killed...It is reported here that six men were surrounded by the Indians at Milk Creek. Two men were killed & scalped...number killed... See More  

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648247

Much on the Indians of the West...

Item #648247

August 28, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 28, 1867  Page 3 has nice Indian content with heads & subheads: "The Indian War" "Desperate Fight Between Pawnees and Cheyennes--Full Particulars--Attempt to Throw a Passenger Train Off the Track--How the Indians Learned the Trick...Fifteen Scalps Taken..." and then further on is another article: "Abandonment of Old Fort Union--Indian... See More  

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648227

Outlaw Dick Liddil released on bond... School for cowboys...

Item #648227

November 03, 1882

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 3, 1882  Page 2 has a somewhat brief article headed: "Dick Liddell [Liddil] Released on Bond" noting in part: "...the case of Dick Liddel, on trial for conspiracy in connection with the Mussel Shoals robbery, committed by Frank and Jesse James and Bill Ryan..." with more (see). Page 5 has: "Taught To Be Cowboys" "The Practical ... See More  

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648220

The trial of Frank James coming to an end...

Item #648220

September 02, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Sept. 2, 1883 



* Outlaw Frank James

* Jesse James gang

* Gallatin trial ending




Page 4 has most of a column headed: "NEARING THE END" "Th Trial of Frank James at Gallatin Drawing to a Close" "Testimony All In and Arguments to Begin Monday" "The Court's Order Concerning Instructions t the Jury--Mrs. Hite's To... See More  

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648214

Final moments in the Frank James robbery/murder trial...

Item #648214

September 04, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 4, 1883 



* Outlaw Frank James

* Jesse James gang

* Gallatin, Missouri trial




Page 2 has nearly a full column headed: "Criminal Calendar" "Instructions of the Judge in the Frank James Trial" "Stage Robbers Hanged--Shot by an Ex-Convict--Outraged and Killed--Other Criminal News". This reports the closing events of the notable ... See More  

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648213

The trial of Frank James...

Item #648213

September 05, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 5, 1883 



* Outlaw Frank James

* Jesse James gang

* Gallatin, Missouri trial




Page 4 has nearly a full column of text headed: "Battling For The Bandit" "Mr. Phillips' Appeal to the Jury on Behalf of Frank James" "Why He Appears as Counsel for Defendant--Mr. Glover's Address--The Arguments to Close Today". This was the... See More  

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648196

Frank James in the court room...

Item #648196

January 25, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Jan. 25, 1883  The first two columns on page 5 are headed: "The Bandit At The Bar" "Frank James as He Appeared in the Kansas City Court Room" and more (see). One of the subheads: "Prospects of Acquittal of the Charge of Complicity in the Blue Cut Robbery".

Twelve pages, bit irregular at the blank spine, nice condition.

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$34.00
648195

Dick Liddil, the notorious train robber...

Item #648195

January 27, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Jan. 27, 1883  The top of pg. 5 has column heads: "Chronicles Of Crime" "The Case of Dick Liddle [Liddil], the Train Robber, in Court" "...Blood-Thirsty Women--Frank James' Custodian--Drugged to Death...". Page 2 has: "Gallow's Scenes" plus there are many other crime-related articles.

Twelve pages, nice condition.... See More  

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648178

The outlaw Frank James...

Item #648178

August 25, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 25, 1884 



* Outlaw Frank James

* Jesse James Gang fame'

* Boonville, Missouri




Page 4 has half a column headed: "FRANK JAMES" "His Admirers at Boonville Present Him with a Purse" "How Ray County People Regard the James Family and the Mormons as Inducements to Immigration" .

Ten pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$37.00
648176

Nice on Deadwood, Dakota Territory...

Item #648176

October 23, 1879

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 23, 1879 



* Deadwood SD South Dakota

* Wild Bill Hickok fame




Page 6 has nearly two columns taken up with a great report on one of the more  famous of the Old West towns, Deadwood, Dakota Territory. Heads: "Donan In Deadwood" "Notes of a Trip to Dakota by the Distinguished Colonel" "Mining Matters--Agricultural Prospects--Soc... See More  

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$39.00
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