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677613

1873 Mark Twain letter re. Shah of Persia...

Item #677613

July 19, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 19, 1873



* Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens letter

* Shah of Persia visit to London, England

* Nasar al-Din Shah Qajar




Page 5 has a letter by Mark Twain with Many headings that include: "T-SHAH !" "Mark Twain Gives the Royal Persian a 'Send-Off'" and more. (see) The letter takes up about 1 1/2 columns and is signed in type: Mark Twain

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677595

Supreme Court ruling on women's right to vote...

Item #677595

March 30, 1875

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1875



* Minor vs. Happersett

* Supreme Court does NOT back Women's Suffrage




Page 2 column 6 of this issue contains: "...A QUESTION INVOLVING A WOMEN'S RIGHT TO VOTE", followed by an article detailing the court's decision.

Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice. Should be handled with care.



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677593

Trial of the Conspirators in 1865...

Item #677593

June 03, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 3, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Trial of the conspirators

* Robert E. Lee - treason ?




The entire front page and part of the back page are taken up with reports on the trial of Lincoln's assassination conspirators, with first column heads including: "THE ASSASSINATION" "Testimony For the Defense" "The President's Box &a... See More  

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677590

The Thirtieth Street Murder...

Item #677590

October 28, 1858

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 28, 1858



* The Thirtieth Street Murders

* Murderer Francis A. Gouldy, Jr.




The top of the 1st column of the front page has one column headings that include: "Terrible And Appalling Tragedy" "Murder most Foul and Unnatural" "A Night Of Horrors" "Assassination of a Whole Family by a Son" "The Murderer Blows his Brains Out&... See More  

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677587

Beecher-Tilton scandal...

Item #677587

March 26, 1875

ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, March 26, 1875



* Henry Ward Beecher

* Elizabeth Tilton

* Adultery trial

* Victoria Woodhull




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "THEODORE AND VICTORIA" "Tilton's Oft-Repeated Visits to the Woodhull Mansion" and more.

Complete in 8 pages, nice... See More  

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677584

1870 voting rights for African Americans......

Item #677584

April 09, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 9, 1870



* 15th Fifteenth Amendment taking effect

* Voting rights for blacks in America




The top of page 3 has a one column headings that include: "THE ENFRANCHISED REJOICING" "Immense Turnout of Colored Citizens" "Rejoicing Over the Passage of the Fifteenth Amendment" and more. Lengthy text. Page 6 has another related item headed: &quo... See More  

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677582

Two issue set re: the death of Orville Hungerford...

Item #677582

April 09, 1851

NEW YORK HERALD, April 9 & 15, 1851  (for quote)  A two issue set re: the death of Orville Hungerford...

Each issue has a semi-rough left spine and the 15th has a bit of damp staining - otherwise good. Images showing portions of the content were sent by email.

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677572

The Woman's Congress of 1873... suffrage...

Item #677572

October 17, 1873

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 17, 1873



* Women's suffrage

* Woman's Congress

* Mary Livermore & more




The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "THE WOMAN'S CONGRESS" Text takes up almost a full column.

Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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677570

1870 Women's Suffrage... Susan S. Anthony...

Item #677570

May 14, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1870



* Early Women's suffrage meeting in Manhattan

* Susan B. Anthony - Lillie Devereux Blake




Page 5 has an article headed: "Woman's Suffrage Association" with subhead. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, minor margin wear, generally very nice.... See More  

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677569

Woodhull & Claflin open the first women's brokerage firm on Wall Street...

Item #677569

February 14, 1870

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 14, 1870 



* "Woodhull, Claflin & Co." advertisement

* First Women's Wall Street brokerage




The financial page (pg. 6) has an intriguing, somewhat inconspicuous advertisement of a very notable--yet widely unknown--Wall Street "first".

The advertisement is for the very first women's brokerage firm to open on male-dominated Wall Street... See More  

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677550

1869 Women's Suffrage...

Item #677550

August 02, 1869

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 2, 1869



* Early Women's suffrage talks



The top of page 3 has a once column heading: "Woman's Suffrage" and more. (see)

Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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677549

Thanksgiving Proclamations......

Item #677549

November 18, 1858

THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 18, 1858 (for quote)  Thanksgiving Proclamations by New York Governor John A. King and NY Mayor Daniel F. Tiemann, plus details of the "festivities"

 

Complete with 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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677548

Bibles in Public Schools......

Item #677548

December 06, 1858

THE NEW YORK HERALD, December 6, 1858  Much re: "The Bible In Public Schools" cotroversy/debate of 1858, including the text of multiple front page sermons.

Complete with 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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677546

Women's suffrage... Mary Livermore...

Item #677546

October 05, 1870

WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Worcester, Massachusetts, October 5, 1870



* Women's Suffrage

* Mary Livermore




This newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. It measures 26 x 19 inches. Page 2 has one column headings that include: "Republican State Convention" "The Woman Suffrage Question" "Speech Of Mrs. Livermore"

Complete in 4 pa... See More  

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$32.00
677545

1849 Pistol ad by Samuel Colt... slave ad...

Item #677545

September 26, 1849

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Sept. 26, 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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677542

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

Item #677542

October 27, 1888

THE OLD CAPITOL, Columbia, Texas, Oct. 27, 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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677527

The Wall Street panic of 1873...

Item #677527

October 02, 1873

EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, Oct. 2, 1873



* Panic of 1873 - financial crisis

* Wall Street - stock market




The front page has a one column headings: "Brighter Prospects" "The Coming End Of The Crisis" and more. (see) The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "The Wall Street Boys" and more. Lengthy text.

Complete with 8 pages, a little irregular along t... See More  

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677523

1870 voting rights for African Americans......

Item #677523

April 09, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 9, 1870



* 15th Fifteenth Amendment taking effect

* Voting rights for blacks in America

* Celebration at Brooklyn Academy of Music




The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "THE FIFTEENTH AMENDMENT" with subheads. (See) Text takes up a full column.

Complete with 12 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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677505

19th century Anaheim, California...

Item #677505

April 13, 1895

ANAHEIM INDEPENDENT, California, April 13, 1895



* Uncommon publication



A volume 1 issue for this uncommon title. News and advertisements of the day with some photos.

Complete with 8 pages, minor wear, generally nice.

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677504

Trial of Lincoln's assassins...

Item #677504

June 13, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 13, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination trial

* Conspirators - assassins




The top of the first column on the front page has: "THE ASSASSINATION" "The Trial On Monday" "Interesting Testimony" "The Explosion at City Point" "Rejoicing Over the Terrible Deed" "The Rebel Leaders In Canada" and more concernin... See More  

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677503

1881 Haunted house in Syracuse, New York ? ...

Item #677503

November 18, 1867

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 18, 1881



* Haunted house in Syracuse, New York ?

* Ghosts - spectres - apparitions



Page 7 has a report headed: "A Haunted House" "The Mysterious Stone Throwing that is Startling Syracusians" (see)

Complete with 12 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.... See More  

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677501

1856 Mammoth Cave passage discovery...

Item #677501

August 11, 1856

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, Aug. 11, 1856



* Mammoth Cave - Kentucky

* Discovery of another passage




Page 5 has an article headed: "Mammoth Cave--The New Discoveries" See image for text here.

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

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677499

Lewistown, Pennsylvania...

Item #677499

September 01, 1836

LEWISTOWN REPUBLICAN AND WORKING MEN'S ADVOCATE, Lewistown, Pennsylvania, Sept. 1, 1836



* Uncommon publication



A rare title from this Central Pennsylvania town. News of the day with several advertisements.

Complete in 4 pages, some wear at the margins but no text loss, generally good.

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677497

1856 sacking of Lawrence, Kansas....

Item #677497

June 07, 1856

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 7, 1856



* Sacking of Lawrence - Kansas

* Pro-slavery settlers vs. Free-Staters

* Bleeding Kansas




The top of page 8 has one column headings that include: "From Kansas" "The Sack Of Lawrence" "Official Bulletin Of the Border Ruffians" and more. (see)

Twelve pages, some small margin tears, generally good.... See More  

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677484

William Henry Harrison for President ad...

Item #677484

December 18, 1839

THE ATLAS, Boston, December 18, 1839



* William Henry Harrison for president



The masthead includes a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle.

Page 2 has graphic embellishment which heads: "For President, WM. HENRY HARRISON, of Ohio - For Vice President, JOHN TYLER, of Virginia.

Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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677483

President Garfield will live after shooting ?......

Item #677483

July 07, 1881

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 7, 1881 



* President James A. Garfield to live ?

* Charles J. Guiteau - assassin




The top of the front page has column heads including: "LIKELY TO LIVE" "The Prayers of the Nation Answered" "President Garfield Continues to Improve" and much more. (see) Lengthy reporting continues on page 2. Garfield would die from hi... See More  

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677482

1875 Precious Blood Church fire disaster...

Item #677482

May 29, 1875

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, May 29, 1875



* Precious Blood Church fire disaster

* Holyoke, Massachusetts




The top of the front page has one column headings: "HOLYOKE'S HORROR" "Further Particulars of the Fire" "Searching For Dead Bodies" and more. (see)

Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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677481

1875 Virginia City, Nevada fire disaster....

Item #677481

October 28, 1875

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, October 28, 1875



* Virginia City NV Nevada

* The great fire disaster

* Comstock Lode fame




The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "Virginia City" "Aspect After The Fire" "Hundred of Families Camping Out, Cold and Hungry" "Scenes of Horror During the Fire" and more. (see)

Complete with 8 pages, nice cond... See More  

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677480

St. Louis Southern Hotel fire disaster...

Item #677480

April 14, 1877

CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Cleveland, Ohio, April 14, 1877



* Southern Hotel fire disaster

* St. Louis, Missouri




The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "ST. LOUIS CALAMITY" "A Man Supposing His Wife Killed Shoots Himself" "Eleven Persons Known to Have Been Killed" and more.

Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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677463

H.H. Homes... America's first serial killer...

Item #677463

April 13, 1896

PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, April 13, 1896 



* H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett

* America's 1st serial killer

* Confession is finally made

* Best title to be had ?




The top of page 2 has one column headings that include: "HOLMES'S 'CONFESSION'" "His Purpose Seems To Be To Prove Himself Insane" and more with illustration of Emeline Cigrand and an... See More  

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677441

Uncommon woman suffrage paper from Toledo...

Item #677441

April 01, 1878

THE BALLOT BOX, Toledo, Ohio, April 1878  A quite rare women's suffrage newspaper which lasted just two years under this title. It is mentioned in Mott's History of American Magazines.

Mott notes that this publication was financed in part by Susan B. Anthony, and that having failed with "The Woman's Campaign" she: "...had better luck with the Ballot Box, of which s... See More  

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677440

Uncommon woman suffrage paper from Toledo...

Item #677440

February 01, 1878

THE BALLOT BOX, Toledo, Ohio, Feb., 1878  A quite rare women's suffrage newspaper which lasted just two years under this title. It is mentioned in Mott's History of American Magazines.

Mott notes that this publication was financed in part by Susan B. Anthony, and that having failed with "The Woman's Campaign" she: "...had better luck with the Ballot Box, of which s... See More  

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677437

1896 Troy, New York clothing factory fire...

Item #677437

February 18, 1896

DAILY GLOBE, Bethlehem, Penn., February 18, 1896



* Troy, New York

* Clothing factory fire

* Sewing girls disaster




The top of page 3 has s one column heading: "A HOLOCAUST AT TROY" with subheads. (see)

Four pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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677426

Battle of Ridgeway (1866)....

Item #677426

June 04, 1866

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 4, 1866



* Battle of Ridgeway- Ontario

* Battle of Fort Erie

* Fenian raids in Canada




The front page has one column headings: "THE FENIAN WAR" "The Fight At Ridgeway" "Fort Erie Evacuated by the Fenians and Occupied by the Canadian Troops" "A Fight And Flight" and much more. (see) Lengthy text.

Other news of the day soon after... See More  

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677422

Mormons in Salt Lake City... Brigham Young...

Item #677422

November 03, 1871

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 3, 1871



* Mormonism - Mormons

* Polygamy - Salt Lake City, Utah

* William Henry Hooper interview

* Leader Brigham Young




The top of page 4 has one column headings: "THE MORMON MUDDLE" "Polygamy Will Be Surrendered if Present Marriages are Legitimatized by Law" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, irregular along t... See More  

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677421

Uncommon woman suffrage paper from Toledo...

Item #677421

August 01, 1877

(similar to #673003 - which was sold) THE BALLOT BOX, Toledo, Ohio, August, 1877  A quite rare women's suffrage newspaper which lasted just two years under this title. It is mentioned in Mott's History of American Magazines.

Mott notes that this publication was financed in part by Susan B. Anthony, and that having failed with "The Woman's Campaign" she: "...had bet... See More  

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677419

Fort Laramie Treaty... Fugitive slave law & lynching law...

Item #677419

October 30, 1851

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, DC, Oct. 30, 1851  Page 3 has: "The Treaty with the Prairie Indians" noting: "The Treaty was concluded and signed by the Commissioners and Indians on the 17th September. It guaranties to the latter the payment of $50,000 annually, in money or goods, for fifty years, upon their faithful compliance during that time with the terms of the treaty.... See More  

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677418

Ad for "Nat Turner's Confessions"...

Item #677418

December 09, 1831

UNITED STATES TELEGRAPH, Washington City, Virginia, December 9, 1831



* Confessions of Nat Turner

* Slave insurrection fame




Page 3 has an ad stating that a business has for sale, "The Confession's of Nat Turner".

Turner was the leader of the famous slave insurrection in Virginia that occurred in September of 1831. Describes the "Confessions" as those "voluntaril... See More  

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677400

!854 Treaty of Kanagawa... Japan...

Item #677400

July 17, 1854

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, July 17, 1854



* Convention of Kanagawa Treaty

* Japan-US Treaty of Peace and Amity




The front page has one column headings that include: "From Washington" "The Japan Treaty Ratified" "The Treaty between the United States and the Empire of Japan" (see)

Complete with 8 pages, light foxing, generally nice.... See More  

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677371

Beautiful & colorful front cover...

Item #677371

August 04, 1892

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY, New York, August 4, 1892 



* Rare 19th century color cover



The front page of this issue is very colorful and shows men & women: "Viewing The Regatta of the Atlantic Yacht Club" called the 'Wasp'. Done in full color--unusual for front pages at this time--it makes a very nice display item.

Never bound nor trimmed, some l
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677350

Congress investigates the Ku Klux Klan...

Item #677350

February 19, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 19, 1872 



* KKK - Ku Klux Klan investigation

* United States Congress




The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE KU-KLUX" "Reports of the Congressional Committee on Southern Outrages" "The Violence and Crimes of the Ku Klux Condemned on Both Sides" "An Appeal To the South" and more. (see) Lengthy text.... See More  

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677348

Civil Rights Act passes Congress...

Item #677348

February 06, 1875

THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 6, 1875



* Civil Rights Bill (Enforcement Act)

* Reconstruction era - Negroes

* Passes Congress (1st report)


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The top of page 6 has one column heading that include: "CONGRESS" "The Civil Rights Bill Passed by the House" and more. (see) Lengthy text.

Complete with 10 pages in nice condition.... See More  

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677316

First of this title we have discovered...

Item #677316

May 16, 1813

DRAKARD'S PAPER: A LONDON WEEKLY JOURNAL, May 16, 1813  A quite rare title which lasted but 51 issues, this being issue no. 19. done by John Drakard, an English newspaper proprietor, publisher, and political radical, imprisoned for his journalism.

Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, 10 1/4 by 15 1/2 inches, full red tax stamp, very nice condition.

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677313

Five American newspapers: 1803-1809...

Item #677313
(5) Five very early 19th century American newspapers: United States' Gazette, Dec. 21, 1809; Massachusetts Spy, Apr. 27, 1808; Boston Gazette, Apr. 11, 1805; Independent Chronicle, Sep. 21,1807; and New York Herald, Dec. 28, 1803. All five are good "newsy" newspapers of folio size, 4 pages, some margin tears, generally good condition. A nice set of five different, early newspapers.... See More  

Item from Catalog 304 (released for March, 2021)...

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677312
Item #677312

September 25, 1802

THE SUN, London, England, Sept. 25, 1802  A famous and quite successful newspaper from the very early 19th century. Red tax stamp at the top, four pages, great condition.

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677311

First of this title we have seen...

Item #677311

June 13, 1801

THE COUNTY HERALD, And WEEKLY ADVERTISER, for 100 MILES ROUND LONDON, England, June 13, 1801  The first of this title we have encountered, and as would be expected almost entirely British content.

Folio size, 4 pages, red tax stamp at the top, good condition.

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677309

Quite rare satire newspaper...

Item #677309

January 14, 1843

THE PENNY SATIRIST, London, Jan. 14, 1843  A quite uncommon British newspaper notorious for its scandalous allegations and exposés.  

The front page features an illustration headed: "Twelve Night Characters; ors, John Bull Enjoying His Repose." showing various devil characters. Other satirical reports.

Four pages, nice condition.

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677308

A title we've not seen before...

Item #677308

August 17, 1835

KIDD'S LONDON JOURNAL, England, Aug. 15, 1835  An unusual newspaper about which I can find nothing on the internet. This is issue number 13. It appears to be a newspaper about entertainment, etc.

Complete in 4 pages, 9 1/2 by 13 1/2 inches, great condition.

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677305

Plight of the chimney sweep boys...

Item #677305

July 07, 1804

THE GENERAL EVENING POST, London, July 7, 1804  Various news of the day with page 2 having an interesting--yet disastrous--report headed: "Dreadful State Of Chimney Sweeping Boys".

Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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677302

Battle of St. Domingo...

Item #677302

April 08, 1806

THE MORNING POST, London, April 8, 1806  The back page has over half a column taken up with: "The Battle of St. Domingo, French Account".

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, full red ink stamp at the top (with a black ink smear), good condition.

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