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609855

From Southern California...

Item #609855

April 09, 1874

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIAN, Bakersfield, Kern County, California, April 9, 1874 



* Rare Old West title



A very early newspaper from this city at the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley. Various news of the day with a wealth of ads as well.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, wide margins, great condition.

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$37.00
609854

From Southern California...

Item #609854

June 18, 1874

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIAN, Bakersfield, Kern County, California, June 18, 1874 



* Rare Old West title



A very early newspaper from this city at the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley. Various news of the day with a wealth of ads as well.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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609560

The Modoc Indian War...

Item #609560

June 08, 1873

MARYSVILLE DAILY APPEAL, California, June 8, 1873 



* Rare Old West title

* Modoc Indians war




Page 3 has a report with small column heads: "From The Modoc Country" "Timber Brought into Camp for the Scaffold--General Davis Announces His Intention of Hanging About a Dozen of the Modocs--The Warriors have no Friends" with other subheads in its four dispatches (see). Nic... See More  

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609204

Early from the wine country of California...

Item #609204
THE NAPA REGISTER, Napa City, California, 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.

Various news & ads of the day, 4 pages, ne... See More  

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$42.00
606536

George A. Custer is pursuing the Cheyennes...

Item #606536

April 30, 1867

NEW YORK TIMES, April 30, 1867 



* 9 years prior to Custer's massacre



The front page has a brief article: "The War with the Indians" which mentions: "...at Fort Phil Kearny thinks the Crow Indians can be kept quiet by the presence of the large force of troops...Gen. Custer is still pursuing the Cheyennes, who have fled northward." (see).

Eight pages, the back lea... See More  

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$35.00
604769

Ad for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show...

Item #604769

August 27, 1894

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 27, 1894  Page 9 has a nice, illustrated advertisement for "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" show with a small likeness of Buffalo Bill (see). Just above it is an ad for "Sousa's Band", being the famed John Philip Sousa.

Complete in 10 pages, lightly browned, some small margin tears, otherwise good. Should be handled with care.

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$29.00
602864

Debating Idaho statehood...

Item #602864

January 13, 1890

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Jan. 13, 1890  A Mormon newspaper from 6 years before Utah statehood. Page 3 has: "Idaho's Admission" "Judge Wilson, Prest. Wm. Budge & Others Opposing It for the 'Mormons' " "Dubois Makes A Harangue Against the Church". Idaho would join the Union on July 3, 1890.

Four pages, large folio size,... See More  

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$26.00
602863

Debating Idaho statehood...

Item #602863

January 13, 1890

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Jan. 13, 1890  A Mormon newspaper from 6 years before Utah statehood. Page 3 has: "Idaho's Admission" "Judge Wilson, Prest. Wm. Budge & Others Opposing It for the 'Mormons' " "Dubois Makes A Harangue Against the Church". Idaho would join the Union on July 3, 1890.

Four pages, large folio size,... See More  

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$28.00
602471

The Modoc Indian War...

Item #602471

April 30, 1873

NEW YORK TIMES, April 30, 1873  The top of the first column has: "THE MODOCS" "Another Encounter in the Lava Beds--A Detachment Ambushed by Indians--23 Killed and 18 Wounded". This coverage takes over 2 columns.

Twelve pages, minor spine wear to the back leaf, nice condition.

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602400

Jesse James & Younger brothers Gad's Hill train robbery...

Item #602400

February 02, 1874

EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, Feb. 2, 1874 



* Jesse James gang

* Train robbery




The top of the front page has a very nice account of the Gad's Hill train robbery, done by the James-Younger gang, although their identity was not know at the time of this report. The head reads: "The Train Robbery" with subhead: "Further Particulars of the Crime--The Daring Actions o... See More  

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601512

From the American Riviera...

Item #601512

June 04, 1883

DAILY INDEPENDENT, Santa Barbara, California, June 4, 1883  



* Rare Old West title



A volume one issue from this famous West Coast city, known as the "American Riviera". Various news reports and a great wealth of advertisements, many of which are illustrated.

Four pages, lightly toned, small binding holes at the blank spine margin.... See More  

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$57.00
600767

Capture of Chief Joseph, Nez Perce War ends...

Item #600767

October 10, 1877

THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 10, 1877 



* Nez Perce War ends

* Battle of Bear Paw - Snake Creek

* Chief Joseph surrenders




The Front page has small one column headings: "The Fight With The Nez Perces", "Conclusion Of General Terry's Dispatch--Reported Capture and Release Of Joseph" This report in fact was true.

Other news of the day. Complete in eight pages, mi... See More  

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600254

Modoc Indian War...

Item #600254

January 22, 1873

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1873 



* Modoc War - California Indians

* Lava Beds - Captain Jack fame




The front page has small one column headings: "Indian Affairs" "The Battle With the Modocs--A Petition from Arizona" See images for text here.

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

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$23.00
599749

From the Utah Territory...

Item #599749

January 11, 1890

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Jan. 11, 1890  The front page has: "Colored Children" "Trouble in Illinois Over their Admission to the Public Schools" "He Was Shunned". Much of page 2 is taken up with: "Remarks of Apostle Heber J. Grant" and so much more.

Complete in 6 pages, large folio size, never bound nor trimmed, various tear... See More  

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599684

Once known as Yolo City...

Item #599684

May 09, 1886

WOODLAND DAILY DEMOCRAT, Yolo County, California, May 9, 1886  Formerly known as Yolo City, Woodland lies 15 miles northwest of Sacramento. Various news of the day and a wealth of Western-style advertisements.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some minor margin tears, nice condition.

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$38.00
599682

From the San Francisco Bay region...

Item #599682

January 13, 1877

THE WEEKLY ANTIOCH LEDGER, Contra Costa County, California, Jan. 13, 1877 



* Rare Old West title



This is one of the oldest communities in California having been founded in 1850. It is in the East Bay region of San Francisco Bay, formerly known as Smith's Landing and Marshs Landing, in 1850 a plague infested the city and wiped out most of the population.

A broad range of content wit... See More  

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$59.00
598774

Old West newspaper from Salt Lake City, Utah...

Item #598774

February 22, 1871

THE SALT LAKE HERALD, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, February 22, 1871



* 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 & gunfights were often seen o... See More  

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598580

From Northern California...

Item #598580

October 10, 1874

THE PEOPLE'S CAUSE, Red Bluff, Tehama County, California, Oct. 10, 1874 



* Rare Old west title



This is from 2 years before the city would be incorporated. Located in Northern California, there is much news of the day both local & national.

Complete in 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, various tears at margins otherwise good.

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598463

The Modoc Indian War...

Item #598463

January 21, 1873

ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, Jan. 21, 1873  The top of the first column has a nice stack of headlines, many concerning the Modoc Indian War, including: "DESPERATE BATTLE" "With the Modoc Indians" "Ten Hours of Conflict with a Concealed Foe" "Defeat of the Troops" "Outnumbered, Five to One" plus heads on other events of the day... See More  

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598220

From a small mining town (Jackson) in Northern California...

Item #598220

April 22, 1871

AMADOR DISPATCH, Jackson, California, April 22, 1871 



* Rare "Old West" title

* Home of was the deepest gold mine in North America (as of the end of WWII)




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 co... See More  

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$45.00
598215

1872 Old West Newspaper From Red Bluff, California...

Item #598215

June 07, 1879

THE SENTINEL, Red Bluff, California, June 7, 1879



* Rare Old west 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 & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early ... See More  

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597888

Immorality in San Antonio, Texas...

Item #597888

January 04, 1890

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Jan. 4, 1890  From six years before Utah would become a state. Inside has: "The Idaho Test Oath Case" which takes most of the page. Also: "And What Next? "Immorality Sanctioned by City Ordinance at San Antonio, Texas" "One Woman Sues Another for Having Alienated Her Husband's Affections" and other ite... See More  

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597498

Death of financier Jay Gould...

Item #597498

December 06, 1892

DESERET SEMI-WEEKLY NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, Dec. 6, 1892  The top of the last column on the front page note: "JAY GOULD DEAD" "That is the Startling Announcement Today" "Her Dies of Consumption" "What Was Known of the Patient's Condition Last Night" and a bit more (see). The report takes two-thirds of the column.

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597490

Ukiah, California...

Item #597490

February 25, 1881

UKIAH CITY PRESS, Mendocino County, California, Feb. 25, 1881 



* Rare Old West title



From Northern California & the largest city in Mendocino County. Various news of the day both local & national, with a wealth of local advertising as well.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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$43.00
597449

When Montana was still a Territory...

Item #597449

August 11, 1880

THE HELENA INDEPENDENT, Montana Territory, Aug. 11, 1880 



* Rare Old West title



From nine years before Montana would join the Union. Various news of the day both local & national & a great wealth of ads, many of which are illustrated.

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

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$36.00
597185

From Utah before statehood....

Item #597185

January 11, 1890

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Jan. 11, 1890  From 6 years before Utah would become a state. Various news of the day & a great wealth of ads, many of which are illustrated.

Four pages, some browning at folds, some archival mends at the margins of folds, generally nice condition.

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597057

Idaho to soon join the Union...

Item #597057

January 15, 1890

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Utah Territory, Jan. 15, 1890  The front page has "Idaho's Admission" "The Adjourned Hearing Before the Senate Committee" which discusses the proposal of admitting Idaho to the Union, which happened on July 3 of 1890.

Four pages, large folio size, minor perforation at an upper fold with some foxing here, otherwise good.

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597056

Idaho to soon join the Union...

Item #597056

January 15, 1890

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, January 15, 1890 



* Mormons title

* Idaho statehood




The front page has "Idaho's Admission" and "The Adjourned Hearing Before the Senate Committee" which discusses the proposal of admitting Idaho to the Union, which happened on July 3 of 1890.

Four pages, large folio size, some wear at folds, generally good.... See More  

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597009

From the Territory of Utah...

Item #597009

October 24, 1876

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Oct. 24, 1876  From this "territory" 20 years before Utah would become a state. Inside has: "The Indians--300 Lodges Captured, Disarmed & Dismounted" "The Express Robbery" "Killed by a Train" & much more. A wealth of ads.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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596869

From California's wine country...

Item #596869

May 21, 1879

INDEPENDENT CALISTOGIAN, Calistoga, Napa County, California, May 21, 1879 



* Rare Wild Old West title



A nice newspaper from the heart of the wine country north of the California Bay area. Various news of the day both local & national. Many ads as well.

Four pages, never bound, some tears at margins, news agent's stamp at the top, generally nice condition.... See More  

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595842

The Jews & the Mormons...

Item #595842

February 04, 1885

THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Feb. 4, 1885



* Judaica - Jewish

* Mormonism




The front page has various: "Territorial Items". Inside has: "A Significant Movement Among Jews", followed by: "The 'Mormons' Are Not Gone Yet" (see photos).

Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one huge sheet, staining at the ftpg. fold, ... See More  

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595701

The "other" Black Bart... 1880's outlaw...

Item #595701

September 27, 1889

THE EVENING NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, September 27, 1889



* Reimund Holzhey "Black Bart"

* Stage coach outlaw




The top of the front page has one column headlines: "HOLZHAY ESCAPES", "The Michigan Bandit Again At Large", "He Gets Out of Gogebic Couty Jail" and more with illustration of Holzhay  (see photos) . Reimund Holzhey. See ... See More  

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595266

Details of a train robbery...

Item #595266

December 21, 1889

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, December 21, 1889 



* Old West train robbery 



The front page has: "Texas Train Robbery" with the detail, including: "...was approached by four men who drew pistols and ordered him to throw up his hands..." with more (see photos).

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, light dirtiness & foxing to the top hal... See More  

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595264

Brigham Young a prisoner in his own house...

Item #595264

August 28, 1858

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 28, 1858  Page 3 has: "Mormondom" which reports on a letter from Great Salt Lake City noting: "...There is...considerable stagnation of Mormon intellect. Brigham is literally a prisoner in his own house..." and more on attempts to visit with him (see).

Four pages, great condition.

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595258

Latest from the Mormon country...

Item #595258

February 02, 1858

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 2, 1858  Page 3 has: "Latest News From Utah" which  is a report from Camp Scott noting: "...all hands engaged making comfortable for the winter...Plenty of good grass and buffalo very fat...Mormons continuing to fortify between army and Salt Lake..." & more (see).

Four pages, great condition.

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$43.00
594328

1879 Carson City, Nevada...

Item #594328

November 07, 1879

THE DAILY NEVADA TRIBUNE, Carson City, Nevada, November 7, 1879



* Rare Old west title 

* Mining era
 



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 heyday during the min... See More  

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$55.00
594325

Gunnison Colorado In 1881...

Item #594325

December 29, 1881

GUNNISON REVIEW-PRESS, Gunnison, Colorado,  December 29, 1881 



* Rare from Colorado 

* Volume 1 issue
 



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 &am
... See More  

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593619

Ulysses S. Grant is nominated...

Item #593619

June 07, 1872

SALT LAKE DAILY TRIBUNE, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, June 7, 1872



* Ulysses S. Grant

* Old West title




Page 2 has a report: "Grant Triumphant" concerning his nomination for President of the United States (see photos). A great wealth of ads from Utah 24 years before statehood.

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

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$33.00
592915

Interview with Frank James, brother of Jesse James...

Item #592915

October 13, 1882

CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Ohio, October 13, 1882  



* Outlaw Frank James 

* Interview with the brother of Jesse James



Two-thirds of a column on page 2 is taken up with: "Frank James" and "The Notorious Outlaw Gives an Outline of His Checkered Career for the Past Few Years" which is very interesting reading (see photos).



Eight pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$63.00
592884

The "other" Black Bart... 1880 outlaw...

Item #592884

November 15, 1889

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 15, 1889



* Reimund Holzhey "Black Bart"

* Stage coach outlaw




The top of the front page has one column headlines: "A Stage Robber By Fits", "Holzhay Explaining His Crimes In Wisconsin" and more. The article takes about two-thirds of a column with interesting reading. However, this not "the" Black Bart from California, but rat... See More  

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592602

The death of Jim Bridger...

Item #592602

July 20, 1881

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, Wheeling, West Virginia, July 20, 1881 



* Death of Jim Bridger

* Mountain men - trappers




The very bottom of the front page has a brief report headed: "An Old Scout Dead" with a Kansas City dateline, reading: "James Bridger, an old-time frontiersman and scout, who took General Fremont across the plains, died yesterday near New Santa Fe, this co... See More  

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$46.00
591713

Was it the Bill Doolin & the "Wild Bunch" ?

Item #591713

November 08, 1893

ALLEGANY COUNTY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, Nov. 8, 1893 



* Outlaw Bill Doolin

* Wild Bunch gang




The top of the first column has: "Bandits Corralled" "Arkansas Train Robbers At Bay In The Mountains" with further subheads. The report notes in part: "...report from Batesville, Ark...This little mountain town has been in the midst of most intense excitement al... See More  

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$58.00
591196

Rare "Supplement" issue from San Leandro...

Item #591196

September 25, 1880

SAN LEANDRO REPORTER "SUPPLEMENT", Alameda County, California, Sept. 25, 1880 



* Rare Old West title



A very scarce and quite small single sheet "Supplement" issue, measuring just 9 by 10 3/4 inches. This issue contains various small tidbits (see) and a few ads, one of which is a $10 Reward!" for a lost pair of gun barrels. Very nice condition.... See More  

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$38.00
590318

Old West train robbery report....

Item #590318

November 15, 1883

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, November 15, 1883



* Old West train robbery



Page 2 has one column headings that include: "Train Robbery",

"Desperadoes Remove a Rail on the Mexican National Road and Derail a Train", "The Wreck Immediately Surrounded By Forty Masked Men"
and more. See photos for interesting report here. Other news of the day. Light brow... See More  

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$29.00
588632

1880 President Hayes on Utah polygamy...

Item #588632

December 22, 1880

THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Dec. 22, 1880  Inside has an editorial: "What Is To Be Done With Utah?" Other articles include: "Two Men Killed" "A Word or Two on Religion" and "The Utah Question" which includes: "The President is quite severe on Mormon polygamy & urges upon Congress the duty of abolishing that institution..." with more ... See More  

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$38.00
587082

1852 Old West....

Item #587082

December 10, 1853

OLIVE BRANCH, Boston, Dec. 10, 1853  Page 2 includes: "Sonora & Lower California" which reports on Mexican invaders (see). Four pages, wear at folds causing small holes at fold junctures, some wear at margins.

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$18.00
585930

From territorial Utah...

Item #585930

November 13, 1872

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Nov. 13, 1872 



* Rare Utah Territory title



A very nice territorial newspaper from 24 years before Utah statehood. Various news of the day with a great wealth of ads, many of which are illustrated (see).

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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$38.00
584615

Territorial Washington...

Item #584615

January 01, 1879

WALLA WALLA STATESMAN, Washington Territory, Jan. 1, 1879 



* Rare Old West title



Printed ten years before Washington became a state. Among the articles within are: "Radical Dirt Eaters" "Cariboo News" "Public Lands For Settlers Only" "Jefferson Davis--The Assassination Plot" and much more. A wealth of ads as well, several illustrated.

Four pages,... See More  

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$39.00
584162

Rare title from the Mormons...

Item #584162

May 07, 1890

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salty Lake City, Utah Territory, May 7, 1890 



* Rare title from the Mormons



A large folio newspaper of 4 pages, never bound nor trimmed, with a wide variety of news reports of the day. This newspaper was printed 6 years before Utah became a state. Some browning at the folds & some margin tears, generally good condition. Not a pulpish newspaper.... See More  

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$37.00
584161

From San Francisco Bay...

Item #584161

January 13, 1872

VALLEJO WEEKLY CHRONICLE,Vallejo, California, Jan. 13, 1872 



* Rare Old West title



Vallejo is located in the northeast section of San Francisco Bay and twice in its history served as the capital of California. This issue features a great illustration in the masthead showing what would be presumed to be the skyline of the town, with a railroad train in the foreground (see photo).

Four p... See More  

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$39.00
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