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676822

Panama... Diamond mines... Stephen A. Douglas on slavery...

Item #676822
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York,  September, 1859  This issue contains "Something About Diamonds" which takes 12 pages and contains many illustrations on mining and cutting. Also included are: "Tropical Journeyings - Panama" (which includes content and an image related to General Morgan's capture of Panama along with several other related prints of Old... See More  

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676813

Statue of Liberty on display...

Item #676813

September 07, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 7, 1878 



* Statue of Liberty construction

* Frederic Auguste Bartholdi




A feature of this issue is: "Bartholdi's Colossal Statue of Liberty" which shows the head on display in Paris. Included is a related article noting the final size would be 105 feet high plus an 82 feet pedestal. The bust itself was 29 1/2 feet high and 13+ feet in d... See More  

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676776

H.H. Holmes..... 1st U.S. serial killer....

Item #676776

October 31, 1895

DAILY GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Oct. 31, 1895



* H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett

* America's 1st serial killer trial

* Chicago murder castle




The top of page 2 has one column headings: "MRS. PITEXEL'S STORY" "The Widow of Holmes' Alleged Victim on the Stand" and more. (see) Report takes up over a full column. Coverage at the end of the trial against... See More  

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676771

First Thomas Nast "Uncle Sam" image... Freed slaves in the streets of Richmond...

Item #676771

November 20, 1869

(for quote to Joey Kim - priced reduced as per email on 2/18/21) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 20, 1869 Of particular note is the sought after full page illustration of "Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving Dinner," which, according to the Thomas Nast Society, is the very first Nast print of Uncle Sam in this publication. Thomas Nast is considered the artist who did much to create the ... See More  

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676766

Concord & Lexington Battle Bio...

Item #676766
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, May, 1875. This 150+ page magazine is loaded with interesting stories and news events with numerous prints, too many to photograph. Featured in this issue are interesting prints associated with the famous battle of Lexington and Concord during the Revolutionary War. There is lengthy text associated with these prints as well. Reader's digest sized is... See More  

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676742

Molly Maguires ?...

Item #676742

April 08, 1875

BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, April 8, 1875



* Molly Maguires

* Miners - railroad

* Pennsylvania




Page 3 has an article with small heading: "The Troubles in the Coal Regions" Text takes up almost a full column. Nice to have in a Pennsylvania title.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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676681

1849 Pistol ad by Samuel Colt...

Item #676681

October 10, 1849

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Oct. 10, 1849 



* Colt Revolver Ad

* Runaway slave ad

* Gold Rush era newspaper




The front page is filled with ads including a: "$150 Reward" ad for a runaway slave, with details. Beneath this is an ad: "Colt's Improved Repeating Pistols" signed in type: Samuel Colt. (see)

Four pages, good condition.... See More  

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676645

National Council of Women...

Item #676645

April 26, 1899

THE NEW YORK TIMES,, New York, April 26, 1899



* National council of Women Desire "Peace Meetings"



The front page of this issue has the heading: "WOMEN'S TRIBUTE TO THE CZAR".  May Wright Sewell spoke encouraging leaders throughout the world to put forth an agenda to help all people.

This issue has edge chipping / minor tears and the top right corner is torn howe... See More  

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676639

From the deep South with slave sale ads...

Item #676639

September 09, 1854

THE NEW ORLEANS DAILY DELTA, Louisiana, Sept. 9, 1854



* Rare antebellum publication

* 5 slave advertisements




News of the day with several advertisements including a some slavery related ads, 1 on page 3 and another 4 on the back page.

Four pages, various news of the day, a little wear, generally nice.

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676613

Thomas Nast Santa...

Item #676613

December 30, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1871 



* Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving



The full front page is the famous Thomas Nast illustration of: "Santa Claus's Mail." which is very displayable.

Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Christmas in Virginia - A Present from the Great House." Full pg. illus. of "A Roman Catholic Mission from England to ... See More  

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676593

Earliest known (by us) illustration of an American President...

Item #676593

January 03, 1838

ALEXANDER'S MESSENGER, Philadelphia, Jan. 3, 1838 (for reference only) - Earliest known (to us) illustration of an American President (George Washington).

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676580

1875 Galveston, Texas hurricane disaster...

Item #676580

September 20, 1875

THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 20, 1875



* Galveston, Texas & more hurricane disaster



The top of page 7 has one column headings: "Devastation in Texas by Wind and Water" "An Inundated City" "Galveston At The Mercy Of The Sea" and more with smaller subheads. Lengthy text takes up over 3 full columns

Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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676571

Rare, short-lived Texas newspaper from its first capital...

Item #676571

June 16, 1888

THE OLD CAPITOL, Columbia, Texas, June 16, 1888 



* Very rare Southwest publication



Yes, Columbia--now known as West Columbia--was the first formal capital of Texas, established in 1836. A quite rare title which existed for less than 2 years. Only one institution has a substantial holding of this title and its file is not complete.

The content is primarily concerning Texas, with a wealt... See More  

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676562

On the death of Jefferson and Adams...

Item #676562

August 05, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 5, 1826  All of pages 1 & 2 are filled with content on: "The Declaration of Independence", this being the 50th anniversary.

Inside has: "Interesting Collection of Articles - Relative to Revolutionary Events, & Persons, or More Especially Pertaining to the Lives and Characters of the Patriarchs, ADAMS and JEFFERSON..." th... See More  

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676536

1875 Edgar Allan Poe monument...

Item #676536

November 18, 1875

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, November 18, 1875



* Edgar Allan Poe

* Memorial grave unveiling

* Baltimore, Maryland




This uncommon publication has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

The front page has one column headings: "Dedication of the Monument to Edgar A. Poe" "Unveiling The Monument". See image for text.

Complete in 8 pag... See More  

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676490

Livingstone reported in the newspaper which financed his search...

Item #676490

July 12, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, July 12, 1872 



* David Livingstone found

* Henry Morton Stanley




James Gorden Bennett, this newspaper's publisher, capitalized on the 19th century fascination with Africa & the whereabouts of explorer Dr. David Livingstone by hiring journalist Henry Stanley to search for him. Livingstone had ventured to Africa in 1865 for a 2 year expedition with little heard fr... See More  

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676481

Mormonism & polygamy debate in 1870.......

Item #676481

August 20, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 20, 1870



* Mormonism - polygamy ? - Mormons

* Orson Pratt-John Philip Newman debate




The top of page has one column headings: "MORMONISM" "The Debate on the Question of Polygamy" and more. (see) Text takes up two columns.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, toning at the folds, some small margin tears, generally good, should be ha... See More  

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676477

Theatrical ad includes Edgar Allan Poe's father...

Item #676477

May 14, 1807

BOSTON GAZETTE, May 14, 1807 



* Edgar Allan Poe's father theater ad



A curious literary item here as the top of page 3 has an advertisement for the "Boston Theatre" with the performance of: "CURFEW: or, The Danish Bandit", a theatrical performance, with one of the principal characters being "Mr. Poe" as "Bertrand". He was the father of Edgar Al... See More  

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676443

Early Finish newspaper....

Item #676443

February 22, 1800

ABO TIDNINGAR, [Abo Times], present day Turku, Finland, December 22, 1800  "Abo" is the Swedish name for this town, which is the oldest city in Finland. It was the capital of Finland prior to Helsinki, and was the largest city in Finland until the 1840's.

Totally in the Swedish language, 8 pages, 6 1/2 by 8 inches, nice condition.

Item from Catalog 303 (released for February, 2021)...

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676419

H.H. Holmes conviction..... 1st U.S. serial killer....

Item #676419

November 04, 1895

DAILY GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Nov. 4, 1895



* H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett

* America's 1st serial killer trial

* Chicago murder castle

* Guilty verdict - conviction (1st report)




The top of page 4 has one column headings: "CONVICTION OF HOLMES" "The Jury Unanimous for a First Degree Verdict" "The Convict's Wonderful Nerve" and more. (see... See More  

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676410

Early issue from this Southern town rich in history...

Item #676410

August 11, 1827

THE CAMDEN JOURNAL, South Carolina, Aug. 11, 1827  A very early issue from this town rich in history, being the oldest inland town in South Carolina, the site of notable Revolutionary War battles, and home to six Confederate generals. Gregory notes that only one institution (Univ. of S. C.) has any holdings of this title from the earliest years.

Page 2 has a: "Proclamation" signed ... See More  

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676408

First American railroad publication...

Item #676408

May 10, 1833

AMERICAN RAILROAD JOURNAL, New York, May 10, 1834   This is a very early issue of the very first American periodical on railroading, having begun the year prior.

The best feature of this newspaper is the great and very early engraving of a railroad train in the masthead, showing an engine with three cars. Note the simplicity of the train, but keep in mind this is from the formative years of ... See More  

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676405

From Florida, for the fruit industry...

Item #676405

July 25, 1887

THE FLORIDA DISPATCH, Jacksonville, July 25, 1887  Noted in the masthead: "Official Organ Of The Florida Fruit Growers' Assoc. & the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Growers' Protective Assoc." with the content, and the ads, focused on such.

Handsome masthead, 20 pages, 10 1/4 by 13 1/4 inches, binding slits at the blank spine, nice condition.

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676404

From Florida, for the fruit industry...

Item #676404

November 07, 1887

THE FLORIDA DISPATCH, Jacksonville, Nov. 7, 1887  Noted in the masthead: "Official Organ Of The Florida Fruit Growers' Assoc. & the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Growers' Protective Assoc." with the content, and the ads, focused on such.

Handsome masthead, 20 pages, 10 1/4 by 13 1/4 inches, binding slits at the blank spine, nice condition.

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676400

Edison at the Philadelphia Electrical Exhibition...

Item #676400

October 18, 1884

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 18, 1884  See the photo for the very nice front page article with one of two illustrations captioned: "The Edison Electrical Darky" being an electrical lantern worn by an African-American handing out pamphlets at the Edison exhibit at the Exhibition. The other print is captioned: "The Philadelphia Electrical Exhibition--The Edison Exhibit&quo... See More  

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676399

Death of Jay Gould... Black scholar William Sanders Scarborough...

Item #676399

December 15, 1892

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 15, 1892  The full front page is a photo of: "The Late Jay Gould" with page 4 having an accompanying article of the same heading. Yet another page is filled with six photos of: "The Birthplace & Some of the Residences of the Late Jay Gould".

Also of Judaica interest is an article on: "Isaac M. Wise" with a photo... See More  

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676398

See the wealth of nice prints...

Item #676398

July 05, 1890

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 5, 1890  The full ftpg. has 2 prints regarding: "Coney Island Jockey Club--The Great Match Race Between Tenny and Salvator...".

Prints inside include: "The Swampers of the Lower Mississippi"; a full page on: "The Alaska Expedition"; a full pg: "...Yale-Princeton Contest for the College Baseball Championship&quo... See More  

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676397

The 'real' Baby Ruth...

Item #676397

January 05, 1893

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 5, 1893  The full front page is an illustration captioned: "Baby Ruth and Her Mother" being the child of President Grover Cleveland.

This is the person for whom the "Baby Ruth" candy bar was named, not Babe Ruth the famous baseball star. However, more recent research suggests this explanation was simply created by the company... See More  

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676396

Major Andre...

Item #676396

October 09, 1880

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct.  9, 1880  Among the prints within are: "Kansas--The Riley County Exhibit at the Western National Fair, Bismarck Grove, Lawrence", a full page print: "Centennial of the Capture of Major Andre at Tarrytown--The Last Phase of Arnold's Treason--Major Andre Being Led to the Place of Execution". And another full page montage of 6... See More  

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676394

Early U.S. socialism: the Greenback, Labor, Socialist, Woman, Suffrage Party...

Item #676394

July 03, 1880

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 3, 1880  Perhaps the most notable feature is small back page cartoonish print: "The Factors of the Greenback-Labor-Socialist-Woman Suffrage Party".

The front page has 3 prints on: "Ohio--After the Convention--Popular Receptions to General Garfield at Cleveland" with a great doublepage centerfold on the: "Opening of the Preside... See More  

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676393

Execution of Champ Ferguson...

Item #676393

November 11, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 11, 1865  The full front page has 5 prints of: "The Catastrophe on Board the Steamer St. John".

Prints inside include: "Burning of the Michigan Central Railroad Depot, Detroit" "Passengers & Crew of the Ship Titania Rescued..." "The Old Landmarks of New York City--House, N.W. Corner of Peck Skip and Water S... See More  

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676389

H.H. Holmes..... 1st U.S. serial killer....

Item #676389

July 26, 1895

THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Penn., July 26, 1895



* H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett

* Infamous "Murder Castle" in Chicago


* America's 1st serial killer



The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "HOLMES' CHARNEL HOUSE" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the recent murders by H. H. Holmes, who is considered to be America's first serial killer.

Complete with 4 ... See More  

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676368

Susan B. Anthony on her arrest, at the woman's rights convention...

Item #676368

May 08, 1873

ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, May 8, 1873  The ftpg. has column heads on the death of Supreme Court Chief Justice Chase. Also page 2 begins with an editorial headed; "Death of Chief Justice Chase".

The back page has one-third of a column headed: "S. B. A." "Miss Anthony on the Rostrum--She Appears at Apollo Hall and Discourses on the Subject of Her Ar... See More  

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676367

Libel charges against Woodhull & Claflin...

Item #676367

January 23, 1873

ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, Jan. 23, 1873  The very bottom of the front page has a brief yet notable report headed: "Woodhull and Claflin Again Arrested" noting: "...were again arrested yesterday and locked up over night on not giving bail for fresh charges of libel. They were to-day held in $1,000 bail for trial on another charge of libel on Mr. Challis. Colo... See More  

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676366

Famed Woodhull & Claflin found not guilty...

Item #676366

June 28, 1873

ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, June 28, 1873  Among the front page stack of column heads is: "Woodhull, Claflin and Co. Acquitted" with the report with the same heading 2 columns away. The report begins: "At the trial of Victoria Woodhull, Tennie Claflin and James. H. Blood fort sending an obscene publication--Woodhull & Claflin's Weekly--through the Unit... See More  

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676365

On Susan B. Anthony's voting case: in a Rochester newspaper...

Item #676365

June 23, 1873

ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, June 23, 1873  Keeping in mind that the guilty verdict against Susan B. Anthony for illegal voting happened in this city, page 2 begins with a very lengthy editorial headed: "THE RIGHT TO VOTE". This editorial of supportive of Anthony's cause.

Also on page 2 is another lengthy article: "MISS ANTHONY'S CASE" "the New York Wo... See More  

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676364

Rochester newspaper reports on the Susan B. Anthony trial verdict...

Item #676364

June 20, 1873

ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, June 20, 1873  The top of a back page column is headed: "SUSAN B. ANTHONY" "Motion for a New Trial Denied--Sentence of the Court--The Case of the Eighth Ward Inspectors to Come Up To-Day".

Also of note is a supportive page 2 editorial: "Home Again" which notes in part: "The action of Judge Hunt...in regard to Mi... See More  

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676363

Susan B. Anthony is found guilty, in a Rochester newspaper...

Item #676363

June 19, 1873

ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, June 19, 1873  The back page has a very historic report on the conviction of Susan B. Anthony for the charge of voting. Noteworthy because her illegal voting happened in Rochester.

The top of a column has: "Conviction of Susan B. Anthony and of the Eighth Ward Inspectors". Near the beginning: "The case of Susan B. Anthony...termina... See More  

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676356

Susan B. Anthony's trial for illegal voting...

Item #676356

June 18, 1873

ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, June 18, 1873  The back page has a report: "United States Court at Cananduigua--Trial of Susan B. Anthony" concerning her trial for illegally voting in Rochester the previous November.

Four pages, large folio size, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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676355

Death of Kamehameha V, monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii...

Item #676355

January 16, 1873

ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, Jan. 16, 1873  The top of the front page has a nice article: "The Death of Kamehameha V "Appearance of the Body While Lying in State--Ceremonies on the Occasion".

He reigned at the fifth monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii & was described at the last great traditional chief. The article takes over half a column.

Four pages, large... See More  

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676285

Frederic Remington illustrations...

Item #676285
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, November, 1889  "The Mexican Army" article contains fourteen illustrations of various sizes by Frederic Remington. Other articles within the issue are: "York" with various prints of the English town; "At Grande Anse" "A Century of Hamlet" which includes illustrations of Junius Brutus Booth and Edwin Booth, fa... See More  

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676284

Remington: "Cracker Cowboys of Florida"... Golf on horseback...

Item #676284
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, August, 1895 Within this issue is a very nice 7 page article titled: "Cracker Cowboys Of Florida" written by Frederic Remington and containing 6 prints by him as well. Within the text of the article are some prints of cattle brands as well.

Also an interesting pictorial print on the back page showing golf play on horseback.

Also within are: ... See More  

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676260

Gibson County, Tennessee Negroes massacre...

Item #676260

September 01, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 1, 1874



* Trenton, Gibson County, Tennessee

* Negroes massacred

* General George Custer expedition




The top of page 4 has one column headings that include: "LEX TALIONIS" "The Black Butchery in Tennessee" "The Bloody 'Regulators' Lynch Fifteen Prisoners" and more. (see)

Page 5 has: "THE BLACK HILLS" "Return of ... See More  

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676213

Early Baseball... Post-game gathering at Coney Island... Franklin & Marshall Commencement...

Item #676213

July 31, 1865

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, from New York, dated July 31, 1865



* Post civil war baseball

* Early Coney Island


* Commencement at Franklin & Marshall College



The front page has: "The College Regatta" "Yale Wins again on Saturday in the City Races" "Accounts of the other Races & the Baseball Match" Concludes on the back page with a summary & box score of baseb... See More  

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676207

Era of Good Feelings...

Item #676207

July 12, 1817

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston,  July 12, 1817 (quoted to Tom Edsall)



* James Monroe's visit to the region in and around Boston

* The "Era of Good Feelings" (Benjamin Russell credited)


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676206

Battle of Ridgeway (1866)....

Item #676206

June 05, 1866

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 5, 1866



* Battle of Ridgeway- Ontario

* Battle of Fort Erie

* Fenian raids in Canada




The top of the front page has one column headings: "THE FENIAN FOLLY" "The Invasion of Canada an Acknowledged Failure" "Sensation Reports About the Liberation of Fenian Prisoners" and much more. (see) Lengthy text continues on the back page.

Other ne... See More  

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676205

1893 Lizzie Borden murder trial ending...

Item #676205

June 15, 1893

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., June 15, 1893 



* Lizzie Borden murder trial

* Fall River, Massachusetts

* Woman hatchet killings




Pages 4 & 5 has an article with coverage on the Lizzie Borden murder case with headings that include: "The Prussic Acid Story" "Defense Strongly Protests" and more. Lengthy text takes up 4 1/2 columns.

Eight pages, light toning and a ... See More  

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676189

H.H. Holmes..... 1st U.S. serial killer....

Item #676189

August 06, 1895

THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Penn., Aug. 6, 1895



* H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett

* Infamous "Murder Castle" in Chicago


* America's 1st serial killer



The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "TRAIL OF HUMAN BLOOD" "It Leads Through Several Apartments in Holmes' 'Castle'" and more. (see) Coverage on the recent murders by H. H. Hol... See More  

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676188

An early newspaper mention of Abraham Lincoln...

Item #676188

December 22, 1843

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 22 1843



* Very early Abraham Lincoln

* Springfield, Illinois




 The top of page 2 has a report headed: "Advice From Illinois" being an account of activities in the state Whig Convention in Springfield, mentioning in part: "...The following gentlemen constitute the Electoral ticket: Electors at Large--ABRAHAM LINCOLN of Sangamon County: S. LISL... See More  

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676168

A few neat illustrated advertisements...

Item #676168
NEW YORK EVENING POST, July 23, 1815 



* Illustrated advertisements

* Early 19th century original



The front page is filled with advertisements, including illustrated ads for a steam boat and at least ten illustrated ship ads. The back page has an ad for a stagecoach.

Four pages, generally in nice condition.

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