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668540

The original Westminster Clock Tower bell...

Item #668540

September 13, 1856

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Sept. 13, 1856 



* Big Ben - Great Bell

* Palace of Westminster




Certainly the most noteworthy print is that of what we know as the original "Big Ben", the largest of the bells in the Westminster clock tower. Although technically Big Ben is just the bell, the name is often used for the iconic clock tower.

This bell would crack before being... See More  

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668527

Grant is elected president in 1872...

Item #668527

November 07, 1872

NEW-YORK TIMES, Nov. 7, 1872 



* Ulysses S. Great elected president 

* Electoral College results




The top of the  1st column of the front page has the following headings: "THE PERFECT WORK" "What the People Accomplished on Tuesday" "Gen. Grant's Popular Majority Over 700,000" and more with statistics.

Complete with 8 pages, good
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668518

Jefferson Davis released from prison...

Item #668518

May 14, 1867

WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, May 14, 1867



* Jefferson Davis released

* Horace Greeley bails him out




Page 2 has one column headings: "Jefferson Davis and the Negroes" "He Receives a Large Number of Visitors at his Hotel" "Davis En Route For New York" and more. (see)

Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages,... See More  

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668502

Eight-hour workday established in 1869...

Item #668502

May 22, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 22, 1869



* Eight-hour workday (government employees)

* President Ulysses S. Grant proclamation




Page 3 has an article headed: "WASHINGTON" "The Eight Hour Law Proclamation" "More Colored Office-Holders" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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668500

Republic of Cuba in 1869...

Item #668500

May 30, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 30, 1869



* Carlos Manuel de Céspedes

* Republic of Cuba president

* Ten Years' War reporting




Page 3 has an article headed: "THE NEW REPUBLIC" "The Government of Cuba Definitely Organized" "Carlos Manuel Cespedes Elected President" and more. (see) Text takes up 3 columns

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nic... See More  

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668499

Crpress Hills Cemetery celebration in NYC...

Item #668499

May 31, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 31, 1869



* Cypress Hills Cemetery - New York City

* American Civil War soldiers memorial




Page 10 has an article headed: "THE UNION DEAD" "Memorial Ceremonies in New York and Brooklyn Yesterday" "Decoration of the Graves of Union Soldiers at Cypress Hills Cemetery" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice ... See More  

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668498

New York Times co-founder death...

Item #668498

June 19, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 19, 1869



* Henry Jarvis Raymond death (1st report)

* New York Times co-founder - journalist

* "Godfather of the Republican Party"




Page 3 has an article headed: "Obituary" "Henry Jarvis Raymond" "Editor Of The New York Times" (see) Text takes up over 2 full columns.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice con... See More  

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668497

Early heavyweight boxing championship...

Item #668497

June 16, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 16, 1869



* Early boxing - Pugilism - pugilists

* Heavyweight championship of America

* Tom Allen vs. Mike McCoole




Page 10 has an article headed: "PUGILISM" "Prize Fight Between McCoole and Allen" "Nine Rounds Fought in Twenty Minutes" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 2 full columns.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pag... See More  

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668496

Swedish settlement attacked by Indians... victims mutilated...

Item #668496

June 04, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 4, 1869



* Swedish settlement attacked by Indians



Page 7 has a brief article headed: "Kansas" "The Last Indian Massacres--Fiendish Mutilation of the Dead--Indian Medicine". (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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668494

Execution of 2 Negroes in 1869...

Item #668494

June 05, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 5, 1869



* African Americans Executions - hangings

* Halifax County, North Carolina



Page 5 has an article headed: "THE DEATH PENALTY" "Execution of Two Negroes in North Carolina" "Scenes And Incidents At The Gallows" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up 2 full columns.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition... See More  

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668493

Liberator, from the end of the war... Arrest of Jeff. Davis...

Item #668493

May 26, 1865

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, May 26, 1865 



* Rare anti-slavery title



This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated.

Much of the issue is taken up with reports from the: "American Anti-Slavery Society". Other bits relating to... See More  

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668484

Graphic issue on the Chicago Fire...

Item #668484

October 11, 1871

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 11, 1871 



* The Great Chicago Fire w/ map



A very nice & graphic issue on the Chicago Fire, with a front page map headed: "DEVASTATED CHICAGO. Sectional Diagram, by Miles, Showing the Burned District of the City."

First column heads include: "THE RUINED CITY" "Terrible Condition of the City of Chicago" "Further Details of the A... See More  

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668475

Wickedness of Concert Saloons in 1872...

Item #668475

September 25, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 25, 1872



* Hardships of Transatlantic travel (steerage)

* Grief misery peril torment suffering




Page 3 has an article headed: "Sufferings In The Struggle" "Fifteen Hundred Passengers Packed and Thrown Together on the Decks" "Death Looked For As A Relief" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up about 3 1/2 total columns.

Other news of th... See More  

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668474

Wickedness of Concert Saloons in 1872...

Item #668474

August 11, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug.. 11, 1872



* Criminality of Concert Saloons

* Alcoholism and crime




Page 5 has an article headed: "CONCERT SALOONS" "The Interiors of the Dens and How They Are Conducted" "Terrible Depravity in the Heart of a Great City" and more. (see) Text takes up about 1 1/2 columns.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, a little irreg... See More  

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668473

1872 Benjamin Nathan murder trial...

Item #668473

September 11, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 11, 1872



* Benjamin Nathan murder

* Billy Forrester the accused

* Murder by gaslight trial




Page 4 has an article headed: "FORRESTER" "History of Hi Wanderings from the Time the Nathan Murder Was Committed Up to His Arrest in Washington" and much more. (see) Lengthy text takes up over 4 full columns, mostly trial testimony.

Other news of the d... See More  

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668472

Cattle raiding in Texas... Rio Grande...

Item #668472

September 28, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 28, 1872



* Cattle rustling - raiding

* Rio Grande river - Texas

* Juan Cortina - Mexicans




Page 4 has an article headed: "UP THE RIO GRANDE" "Notes from Brownsville to Rio Grande City" "Cattle Crossed Under the Eyes of United States Commissioners" "Murders And Outrages" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with a... See More  

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668469

The African slave trade in 1872...

Item #668469

August 20, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 20, 1872



* African Slave Trade

* Suppression continues

* Sultan of Muscat




Page 3 has an article headed: "The African Slave Trade" "America Moving to its Suppression" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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668446

The Cherokee Nation in 1872...

Item #668446

September 16, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 16, 1872



* The Cherokee Nation

* Cherokees - Indians

* Native Americans




Page 10 has an article headed: "THE CHEROKEES" "The 'Civilized' Nation as Seen by the Government Sub-Committee" and more. (See) Text takes up over a full column.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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668438

A Jewish view of Jesus...

Item #668438

February 26, 1871

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 26, 1871 



* Jewish perspective of Jesus - Jews

* Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise lecture




The back page contains a fascinating article under the heading: "The Origin Of Christianity" "Rev. Dr. Wise, of Cincinnati, on the Apostle Paul--The Religion of Jesus from a Jewish Point of View" beginning: "The last of an interesting series of lectures by Rev. ... See More  

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668421

Soldiers return home as heroes... Fate of Jeff Davis...

Item #668421

May 25, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, May 25, 1865 



* Civil War soldiers coming home

* Jefferson Davis in jail




Among the front page column heads are: "REVIEW OF THE ARMIES" "The Second & Last Day of the Great Pageant" "Reception of the Armies of Tennessee and Georgia" "How the Heroes of the Greatest March on Record were Received" and more (see images).

The back ... See More  

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668399

The diamond hoax of 1872....

Item #668399

August 02, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 2, 1872.

 

* Diamond Hoax of 1872

* Little Colorado River fields ?




Page 3 has an article headed: "California Diamond Excitement" "Alleged Discovery of an Almost Endless Quantity of Diamonds and Other Precious Stones" (see)

Ten pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.
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668397

Indians outrages in 1872 Texas....

Item #668397

July 18, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, July 18, 1872.

 

* Native Americans - Indians

* Outrages in Texas - Spotted Tail




Page 5 has an article headed: "THE INDIANS" "

Horrible Outrages by Red Devils in Texas" "Spotted Tail On An Eastern Tour" and more. (see)

Ten pages, minor margin wear, generally good.
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668395

Jesse & Frank James captured ?

Item #668395

January 29, 1875

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 29, 1875 



* Jesse & Frank James boys

* Outlaws - deperadoes

* Raid on family home




The front page has an interesting--yet false--report headed: "The Capture of The James Boys" which has various subheads including: "Statement of The Mother...She Declares the Boys Were Not in the House at the Time--Marks of A Desperate Fight" (see).

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668394

1872 Ku Klan Klan execution...

Item #668394

August 10, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 10, 1872



* KKK - Ku Klux Klan

* North Carolina execution




The back page (page 10) has an article headed: "A KU KLUX HANGED" "New Chandler, a North Carolina Desperado, Executed" "Murders, Robberies, Gambling and Outraging Female Chastity" "How He Became a Ku Klux and Learned the Grips and Signs" and more. (see)

Complete with 10 pa... See More  

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668393

Davis Livingstone finding... Afrcia...

Item #668393

July 25, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, July 25, 1872



* re. David Livingstone found

* Henry Morton Stanley




Page 5 has one column headings: "LIVINGSTONE" "Herald Special Report from London" "Important Despatches from the Explorer for England" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete in 10 pages, minor spine wear, generally very nice.... See More  

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668382

Terrific color graphics...

Item #668382

March 27, 1898

NEW YORK HERALD, the "Easter Edition" being sections 6, 7, 8 & 9 of the paper, March 27, 1898  A terrific issue for the color graphics, for which major newspapers of this era were known as technical capabilities allowed for a wealth of colors and beautiful graphics. There are no fewer than 14 full page, or nearly full page, color prints. Still in nice condition.

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668367

Memories of Mormondom...

Item #668367

November 04, 1869

WATCHMAN & REFLECTOR, Boston, Nov. 4, 1869  The front page has nearly 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Memories Of Mormondom" by Rev. Wayland Hoyt, being #3 in a series. Photos show just portion.

Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine from disbinding, good condition.

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668313

Three patriotic engravings on the front page...

Item #668313

October 14, 1876

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, Oct. 14, 1876  A politically graphic issue for display as the front page features 3 patriotic engravings, signifying: "This cannon belches forth in honor of the Republican victory in Colorado..." and: "This cannon celebrates our increased  Republican majority in Ohio." and: "This cannon helped to reduce the Democratic ma... See More  

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668302

Very uncommon Southern paper from Louisiana...

Item #668302

October 15, 1870

THE OUACHITA TELEGRAPH, Monroe, Louisiana, May 19, 1869  A quite uncommon title from the northern portion of Louisiana. In fact Gregory's "Union List of American Newspapers" notes only one institution in the country has this title, it having just a single issue from 1870.

Among the articles: "M. A. H. Stephens on State Sovereignty" "The Ma; Who Pulled General Jac... See More  

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668297

The President addresses the discovery of gold in California...

Item #668297

December 07, 1848

ROCHESTER DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Dec.7, 1848 



* President James K. Polk

* State of the Union Address

* Discovery of gold in California




All of the front page & most of page 2 are taken up with the "PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE!" being the annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type: James K. Polk.

Within his message, and on the front page, he devotes much space to ... See More  

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668283

Timely report of the death of President Taylor...

Item #668283

July 10, 1850

PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 10, 1850  Page 2 begins with a black-bordered report on the death of President Zachary Taylor, who died just the previous day.

Headed: "PAINFUL INTELLIGENCE "Death of the President of the United States". The details include in part: "...Gen. Taylor had just served one year and three months of his Presidential term when death deprived the ... See More  

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668281

Early Savannah, Georgia...

Item #668281

June 08, 1839

THE DAILY GEORGIAN, Savannah, June 8, 1839  A rather uncommon title from the South 22 years before the Civil War.  Various news & ads of the day with several slave reward ads, one being a bit unusual in the detail: "Stolen...by a Negro man named George belonging to John C Neal, the following negroes..." with details on them.

Four pages, just a bit of light damp staining to... See More  

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668280

Short-lived campaign newspaper supported the Whig party...

Item #668280

June 20, 1844

LOUISVILLE JOURNAL, EXTRA, Kentucky, June 20, 1844  A quite rare and short-lived campaign newspaper which existed only to promote the Whig party cause in the 1844 election. This is issue #8 which was likely a run of just 27 issues printed from May 2 to December 5, 1844, as campaign newspapers typically ceased just following the election.

This title would resurrect itself for the campaigns of... See More  

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668263

French language newspaper from New Orleans, nearly 20 years before the Civil War...

Item #668263

December 15, 1842

LE COURRIER DE LA LOUISIANE, New Orleans, Dec. 15, 1842 



* Rare antebellum publication

* 19 years prior to Civil War




A large size newspaper which, save for some notices and advertisements, is totally in the French language. There are four illustrated slave ads.

Four pages, various foxing & light damp staining, never bound nor trimmed, generally good condition. Folder size noted is... See More  

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668254

From West Baton Rouge...

Item #668254

May 22, 1886

THE SUGAR PLANTER, West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, May 22, 1886 



* From the deep South



A quite uncommon title from the South. We had a few issues from the first year of the Civil War. this this is the first of a post-war issue.

Various news & ads off the day, four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor wear at the margins, good condition.... See More  

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668246

Rare sporting newspaper...

Item #668246

March 19, 1892

SPORTING ITEM, Philadelphia, March 19, 1892 



* Very rare publication



A quite rare title, the first we have seen and this is the vol. 1 #7 issue. The Library of Congress has no record of it, and Gregory's "Union List of American Newspapers" has no mention of this title. The masthead is large & features vignettes of many sports.

A folio size, 8 page newspaper totally fo... See More  

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668244

1909 Adana Massacre... Armenians...

Item #668244

April 20, 1909

THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, April 20, 1909



* Adana massacres - Christians genocide

* Armenians - Ottoman Empire - Turkey




The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "ABDUCTION OF THE SULTAN" with subheads. Also: "4,000 Slain In Riots" a the bottom of the page.

Complete in 12 pages, light toning, loose along the spine, a little margin wear, must be handled with c... See More  

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668229

Natural Bridge of Virginia is for sale...

Item #668229

November 26, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 26, 1849  An interesting article noting that the Circuit Superior Court in Virginia decreed that the: "...famous property known to the world as the Natural Bridge of Virginia..." would be offered for sale. Much detail.

At this time the Natural Bridge was quite the tourist attraction, a "must see" for visitors from Europ... See More  

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668217

Wealth of fine content on the California Gold Rush...

Item #668217

October 11, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 11, 1849  Page 3 has over a full column of reports from California, mostly focused on the Gold Rush. Subheads include: "Placer Intelligence" "A Trinity River Expedition" "Successful Gold Diggings" with details; "The Mines" "Improvements at San Francisco" and more.

A wealth of fine reading f
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668216

Great issue on the Mormons forming a government in Utah...

Item #668216

October 09, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 9, 1849  A great issue concerning Mormon history has page 3 has a nearly full column article headed: "State Of Deseret" with much on their efforts to gain statehood from the U.S. government. Included are various items in their proposed Constitution which they will submit. The name of the state is to be Deseret.

A wealth of fine,
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668212

Planning to be a part of the California Gold Rush...

Item #668212

October 04, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 4, 1849  Page 3 has: "California Items" which has various news items which relate to the California Gold Rush. Much concerning transportation plans for the West.

Page 2 has: "The Astor Place Rioters".

Four pages, very nice condition.

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668185

President Zachary Taylor proclaims a day for prayer... Virginia gold...

Item #668185

July 04, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 4, 1849  Page 3 has a report headed: "Virginia Gold" as well as: "A Recommendation by the President of the United States" for a special day of fasting, humiliation, and prayer to be celebrated the first Friday in August, signed in type: Z. Taylor.

Four pages, minor tears at the margins, good condition.... See More  

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668152

Treasury Building destroyed by fire: reports & an investigation...

Item #668152

April 16, 1833

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 16, 1833  Most of page 2 and even a vbit of page 3 are taken up with a wealth of reporting and details on this burning of the Treasury Building. Included is: "Note of the President Directing an Investigation in Relation to the Fire" signed in type: Andrew Jackson.

The Treasury Building was totally destroyed save for the fireproof vaul... See More  

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668131

Some great content on the Burr Conspiracy...

Item #668131

January 28, 1807

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 28, 1807  The ftpg. has a notable Proclamation signed by William Claiborne, gov. of the Louisiana Territory, concerning the Burr Conspiracy. It begins: "Whereas I have received information that certain persons are combining & confederating in a traitorous project to subvert the authority of the government of the United States over a port... See More  

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668061

David Livingstone death.... African explorer...

Item #668061

January 27, 1874

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 27, 1874



* David Livingstone death

* African explorer (1st report)




The top of the front page has an article headed: "Latest New By Cable" "Death Of Dr. Livingstone" "He Dies In The Interior Of Africa--His Body Being Brought Home" (see)

Eight pages, light toning, some margin wear, partially loose at the spine, should be handled with ... See More  

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668039

The "East Texas Pinery"...

Item #668039

June 19, 1884

THE EAST TEXAS PINERY, Moscow, Polk County, Texas, June 19, 1884  A seemingly rare newspaper, one we have not seen in our 44 years. A website on Moscow, Texas, notes that this newspaper was published in 1885, but this is an 1884 issue. And Gregory's "Union List of Newspapers" records no newspapers published in Moscow in the 19th century.

Four pages, typical news & ads of th... See More  

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$235.00
668038

Very early California, death of Henry Clay, a notable duel...

Item #668038

August 03, 1852

PLACER TIMES & TRANSCRIPT, San Francisco, California, Aug. 3, 1852  Certainly one of the earlier newspaper we have offered from California, during the midst of the Gold Rush.

And page 2 has two notable reports, one being the death of Henry Clay in two articles, both headed: "Death of Henry Clay" with black borders.

There is also a nice account of a: "Fatal Duel--Death of ... See More  

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668032

Lincoln accepts the Republican nomination for President... The slave ship Wildfire...

Item #668032

May 22, 1860

NEW-YORK HERALD, May 22, 1860  



* Abraham Lincoln accepts presidential nomination

* Republican National Convention in Chicago

* Slaver ship "Wildfire" - slavery - slaves




Page 3 has a report with column heads: "Mr. Lincoln's Acceptance of the Republican Nomination For President"  being a very historic item although inconspicuously reported, indicating ... See More  

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668031

A rare title from the Dakota Territory...

Item #668031

April 02, 1884

THE INTER STATE, Gary, Dakota, April 2, 1884 



* Very rare publication

* Deuel County, South Dakota




A very rare territorial newspaper from that is present-day South Dakota, five years before statehood. They refer to themselves as the "Gate City of Dakota" as it is situated at the eastern border of the Territory, very close to Minnesota. At the 2010 census the population of Gar... See More  

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$185.00
667991

Broadside "extra" reporting the murder of Empress Elisabeth...

Item #667991

September 10, 1898

TAGBLATT, Vienna, Austria, Sept. 10, 1898 



* Empress Elisabeth of Austria assassination



A quite rare broadside "Extra" distributed "Gratis" reporting the murder of Empress Elisabeth of Austria.

The front page banner notice translates: "Our Empress - Murdered!" "Assassin An Italian Anarchist In Geneva". A bit more text as well.

Great to have this... See More  

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