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672037

Shavuot begins... 1872 Jewish holiday...

Item #672037

June 13, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 13, 1872



* Shavuot - Feast of Weeks - Pentacost

* Jews - Jewish holiday - Hebrew festival




Page 4 has an article headed: "The Jewish Feast Of Pentacost" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 10 pages, nice condition.

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672003

Ann Eliza divorces Brigham Young... Mormons...

Item #672003

August 06, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 6, 1873



* Ann Eliza Young

* Brigham Young divorce

* Mormons - polygamy




Page has an article headed: "Utah" "Mrs. Young No. 17 in the Hands of Her Lawyers...". See image for text.

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

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671983

1st Collin County, Texas legal hanging...

Item #671983

June 07, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 7, 1872



* Stephen Ballew hanging

* Collin County, Texas

* 1st legal execution




The top of page 5 has one column headings: "The Gallows In Texas" "Hanging of the Notorious Steph. Ballew...." (see) Stephen Ballew was the first person legally hanged in Collin County.

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

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671981

Indians at the Cooper Institute...

Item #671981

June 08, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 8, 1872



* Indians - Native Americans

* Chief Red Cloud speech

* Cooper Institute peace meeting




The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "LO! THE POOR INDIAN !" "Reception of Our Red-Skinned Visitors at the Cooper Institute Last Evening" "Speeches by Red Cloud, Red Dog...." and more. (see)

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671979

Gettysburg dead laid to rest...

Item #671979

June 21, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 21, 1872



* re. Battle of Gettysburg

* Dead Confederate soldiers

* Hollywood Cemetery - Richmond




Page 7 has an article headed: "The Dead From Gettysburg" "Solemn Funeral Procession in Richmond Yesterday" "The Remains of 718 Confederate Soldiers Finally Interred" (see)

Complete with 12 pages, a little spine wear, generally very nice.... See More  

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671972

The international boat race of 1872...

Item #671972

August 28, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 28, 1869



* The international boat race

* Atalanta vs. London boat club crew

* The River Thames - London w/ map




Page 3 has a four column map with headline: "THE INTERNATIONAL ROWING MATCH" and more. Also one column headings: "THE GREAT BOAT RACE" "The Match Between the Atalanta and London Rowing Club Crews Contested on the Thames" &quo... See More  

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671955

1872 Mount Vesuvius eruption...

Item #671955

May 17, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 17, 1872



* Mount Vesuvius eruption

* Gulf of Naples, Italy




The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "VESUVIUS" "'The Mountain Has Fallen In and Ever So Many People Are Killed'" "Opening Of A New Crater" "A Party of Explorers Destroyed by the Fiery Lava" "Two Hundred Lives Sacrificed" "Stre... See More  

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671948

Santa Maria River, Arizona Indians battle......

Item #671948

October 07, 1872

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 7, 1872



* Muchos Canyon, Santa Maria River, Arizona

* Captain J. W. Mason - U. S. 5th Cavalry




Page 5 has two articles under: "The Indians" See image for text here.



Complete with all 8 pages, minor light foxing, nice condition.

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671946

The great 1881 Thumb Fire in Michigan...

Item #671946

September 12, 1881

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, September 12, 1881



* The great thumb fire - Huron

* re. James A. Garfield assassination




The top of the front page has small one column headings: "The Forest Fires" "The Loss of Life--Terrible Stories of Suffering" (see)

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.... See More  

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671909

1872 Women's suffrage... Mrs. Lozier...

Item #671909

April 28, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 28, 1872



* Gunn City massacre - Missouri

* Vigilantes murder - Cass County

* KKK - Ku Klux Klan in Illinois




The top of page 9 has one column headings that include: "BORDER RUFFIANS" "Missourian Cutthroats Organized for Massacre" "Terrible Murder of Signers of Anti-Bellum Bonds" and more. (see)

Complete with all 16 pages, a little ir... See More  

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671906

1872 Women's suffrage... Mrs. Lozier...

Item #671906

April 27, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 27, 1872



* Women's suffrage meeting at Cooper's Institute

* Suffragist Clemence Sophia Harned Lozier




The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "Female Suffrage" "Meeting at the Cooper Institute Last Night" and more. (see)

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

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671905

Allen B. Wilson... sewig machines pioneer....

Item #671905

April 17, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 17, 1872



* Allen B. Wilson re. patents

* Sewing machines pioneer




The top of page 4 has one column headings that include: "THE SEWING MACHINE" "A. B. Wilson and His Patent Extension" His Early Struggles, Lawsuits and Profits" and more. (see)

Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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671902

Utah to be a sovereign Mormon state ?...

Item #671902

April 08, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 8, 1872



* Utah to be a sovereign state ?

* Mormons - Mormonism - polygamy

* Brigham Young - Orson Pratt




The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "The Proposed Mormon State" "Brigham Young Throwing Dust Into Congressional Eyes" "The Apostle Pratt Proclaims Polygamy To Be Irrevocable" and more. (see) Text takes up almos... See More  

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671901

Robert Anderson (Civil War) burial at West Point...

Item #671901

April 04, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 4, 1872



* Robert Anderson (Civil War officer) burial

* Commander of the 1st battle (Fort Sumter)




The top of page 3 has one column headings: "Honors To The Dead" "Obsequies of General Robert Anderson, the Hero of Fort Sumter" "The Funeral Cortege" "The Burial At West Point" and more. Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns.

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671893

The death of poet James Montgomery...

Item #671893

December 18, 1851

THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Dec. 18, 1851  Page 3 has a relatively lengthy obituary of James Montgomery, Scottish poet, hymnist, and newspaper editor. Known for his deep Christian faith and philanthropy, his death was reported in most major newspapers throughout the United States. See images for details.



Four pages, and other than dampstining, the issue is otherwise in good conditi... See More  

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671813

Nova Scotia hurricane of 1873 ...

Item #671813

August 29, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 29, 18753



* Nova Scotia Hurricane disaster




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "A TERRIBLE HURRICANE" "Dreadful Effects of the Recent Gale in Nova Scotia" "A Hundred Vessels Ashore Along the Coast" and more. (see)

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

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671811

Early balloning in 1873...

Item #671811

September 09, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 9, 1873 



* Early Ballooning - Transatlantic voyage planning

* Balloonists John Wise & Washington Harrison Donaldson




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "Stop That Balloon" "The Voice of "Humanity" Pleading" "The Doom Of Professor Wise" and more. The flight didn't go that well as they were forced to land i... See More  

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671810

Samuek Baker military expedition to Africa...

Item #671810

August 28, 1873

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 28, 1873 



* British explorer Sir Samuel Baker

* Military expedition to Nile region - Africa




The top of page 3 has one column headings: "SIR SAMUEL BAKER" "The White Nile Fully Discussed" "The Three White Men At Ujiji" and more. (see) Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns.

Complete with 12 pages, good condition.... See More  

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671771

Popular for the colorful political cartoons...

Item #671771

November 12, 1884

PUCK, New York, Nov. 12, 1884 



* Color political prints



Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its politic... See More  

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671769

Death sentence for Captian Jack & others...

Item #671769

August 24, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 24, 1873



* Captain Jack & Boston Charley

* And other Modoc Indians

*
Death sentences - Lava Beds War




The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "MODOC DEATH WARRENTS" "Sentence of the Court Martial on Lava Beds Murderers" "Their Doom Sealed" "To Be Hanged at Fort Klamath, Oregon, October 3, 1873" and more... See More  

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671768

Russian Mennonites coming to America ?....

Item #671768

August 23, 1873

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 23, 1873 



* Russian Mennonites

* Coming to America ?

* Anabaptists - Anabaptism




The top of page 11 has one column headings: "THE MENNONITES" "A Colony of Quakers from the Black Sea Coming to America" "Modern Anabaptists Swelling the Tide of Immigration" and more. (see)

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

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671765

1873 Lemont, Illinois train wreck disaster...

Item #671765

August 18, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 18, 1873



* Lemont, Illinois train wreck

* Chicago and Alton Railroad disaster




The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "ANOTHER DISASTER" "Dreadful Railroad Collision Near Lemont, Twenty Miles from Chicago" "Eleven Passengers Killed--Thirty-five Maimed and Scalded" "Terrible Scenes" and more. (see) Text takes ... See More  

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671764

Henry Bartle Frere & the African slave trade

Item #671764

August 11, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 11, 1873



* Sir Henry Bartle Frere

* Sultans of Zanzibar & Muscat

* African slave trade - traffic




The back page has a correspondence from Henry Bartle Frere at Zanzibar, Africa with heading: "The East African Slave Trade" (see)

Complete in 10 pages, nice condition.

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671750

1851 Sandusky, Ohio....

Item #671750

September 15, 1851

SANDUSKY WEEKLY REGISTER, Ohio, Sept. 15, 1851



* Erie County

* Uncommon title




This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with a few advertisements. Located in Northern Ohio, Sandusky is situated along the shores of Lake Erie.

Complete, measures 26 x 19 inches, some wear at the folds, generally good.

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671717

1873 Third Carlist War..

Item #671717

August 07, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 7, 1873



* Third Carlist War

* Civil War in Spain

* Liberals - Republicans




Page 3 has many one column headings: "CHAOTIC SPAIN" "DISINTEGRATION" "Full Details of the Rising at Cartegena" "Battle of Alpens" and more. (see) Lengthy text.

Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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671711

1873 steamboat Wawaset disaster...

Item #671711

August 09, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 9, 1873



* Steamboat Wawaset fire disaster

* Potomac River sinking




The top of page 4 has one column headings: "DREADFUL CALAMITY" "The Steamboat Wawasset (sic) Burned on the Potomac" "Over Fifty Passengers Lost" "Flame and Smoke Drive Off the Fireman" and more. (see)

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

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671697

1873 S.F. Chinatown sex slaves...

Item #671697

July 31, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 31, 1873



* Chinatown's sex slaves (girls)

* San Francisco, California Chinese

* Human trafficking - Tong Wars




The top of page 5 has one column headings: "HIP YEE TONG" "An Infamous Secret Chinese Society in San Francisco" and more. (see)

Complete in 10 pages, nice condition.

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671691

Great Fire of 1873... Portland, Oregon...

Item #671691

August 04, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 4, 1873



* Great fire of 1873

* Portland, Oregon




The top of page 6 has one column headings: "PORTLAND, WEST" "Terrible Conflagration in the Chief City of Oregon" and more. (see)

Complete in 12 pages, good condition.

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671690

Philadelphia Masonic Temple 1873 completion....

Item #671690

August 04, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 4, 1873



* Masonic Temple - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

* Construction completion - dedication close




The top of page 5 has one column headings: "A Monster Masonic Temple" "A Quaker City Enterprise and its Peculiarties" and more. (see)

Complete in 10 pages, good condition.

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671683

The Lowry War in 1871 North Carolina...

Item #671683

July 18, 1871

NEW YORK HERALD, July 18, 1871



* Lowry's War - gang

* Pembroke, North Carolina

* Scuffletown




The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE LAWLESS LOWRYS" "They Demand the Release of Their Women from Lumberton Jail" "A Conflict Imminent" and more. (see) Rare to find reports concerning this conflict.

The Lowry War is a notable event in North... See More  

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671677

Alexander Graham Bell's telephone in 1877..

Item #671677

February 08, 1877

AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida NY, February 8, 1877.



* Alexander Graham Bell & T.A. Watson
* Invention of the Telephone
 
A small size newspaper from the famous Oneida Community in New York, an early "commune" in experimental living. Various religiously-themed content but a bit of reporting of news of the day as well. An interesting title from this interesti
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671676

Europe & the United States are connected by the telegraph...

Item #671676

August 11, 1866

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 11, 1866 



* re. Transatlantic telegraph cable completion



The front page has one column headings concerning the recent completion of the Atlantic Cable, the telegraph cable stretched across the ocean which connected Europe with the United States. The headings include: "OLD WORLD" "BY OCEAN TELEGRAPH" "London Dispatches to Thursday Night&q... See More  

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671672

1877 Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania...

Item #671672

November 21, 1877

THE HOLLIDAYSBURG REGISTER, Penn. Nov. 21, 1877



* Uncommon title

* Blair County




This four page newspaper has news of the day with many interesting advertisements.

Four pages, some wear at the folds, light staining, generally good.

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671671

Early baseball guide advertisements...

Item #671671

March 21, 1885

Here is a single leaf (pages 15 & 16) from The New York Clipper newspaper for the date March 21, 1885 which has two very decorative advertisements for: "Reach's Baseball Guide" and "Spalding's Baseball Guide" among others. These ads are on opposite pages and also on opposite sides, so if you were to cut them out, it wouldn't affect the other.

Single leaf only. ... See More  

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671665

Louis Pasteur is featured...

Item #671665

June 03, 1882

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, June 3, 1882  The front page features a nice print of famed scientist Louis Pasteur, with the balance of the page taken up with text on his life and work.

The complete issue, measuring 11 by 15 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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671661

Pittsburgh's steel industry...

Item #671661

December 12, 1874

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN December 12, 1874  This famous title always featured the latest inventions and improvements of the day, many being illustrated. Included in this issue are: "Keokuk, Iowa, Railroad Bridge" "Hot Air Balloon" and a nice centerfold of the Pittsburgh steel industry. Descriptive articles accompany the prints as well.

Sixteen pages, good condition.

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671658

Aerial balloon torpedo...

Item #671658

May 11, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN New York, May 11, 1878. This famous title always featured the latest inventions and improvements of the day, many being illustrated. Included in this issue are: "The Balloon Torpedo" "Eclipse Injector" "Saw Mill Head Block" "Galvanic Battery" "Tricycle" and so much more. Descriptive articles accompany the illustrations.

The 187... See More  

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671655

Seed planter...

Item #671655

February 01, 1873

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN New York, Feb. 1, 1873  This famous title always featured the latest inventions and improvements of the day, many being illustrated. Included in this issue are: "Testing Machine" and "Seed Planter" and so much more. Descriptive articles accompany the prints as well.

The 1870's was considered the heyday for new inventions which included the electric... See More  

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671653

Burglar proof vault maufacturing...

Item #671653

November 17, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 17, 1894  The front page features seven illustrations concerning: "The Manufacture Of Burglar-Proof Vaults".  A related report inside with another illustrations.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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671650

Centrifugal siren...

Item #671650

June 08, 1889

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 8, 1889  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following prints: PINCH BAR - STEP LADDER - AIRSHIP - CENTRIFUGAL SIREN & more.

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671647

1873 Intercollegiate Regatta... rowing...

Item #671647

July 16, 1875

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 16, 1873



* Intercollegiate Regatta

* Connecticut River

* Springfield, Massachusetts

* Boat - rowing




The top of page 7 has a four column map headed: "THE INTER-COLLEGIATE COURSE" and more which shows area where the race was to be held with the college boarding places. (see) One column headings include: "THE SPRINGFIELD REGATTA" "A Rapid S... See More  

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671645

Pre-Civil War Austin, Texas...

Item #671645

May 02, 1857

STATE GAZETTE, "Seat of Government", Austin, Texas, May 2, 1857  We rarely are able to offer newspapers from Texas from before the Civil War. This is one.

Pages 1 and 2 have news reports of the day with the balance mostly taken up with ads. Included are three illustrated "Reward" ads for runaway Negroes, each with detail.

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

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671644

Charles Goodrich murder.... Lizzie Lloyd King....

Item #671644

March 12, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 12, 1873



* Charles Goodrich murder solved ?

* Lizzie Lloyd King (Kate Stoddard)




The top of page 3 has one column headings: "LIGHT AT LAST" "The Goodrich Murder Mystery Solved" "Confession Of Kate Stoddard" "The Story of a Discarded Woman" and more. Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Lloyd King would eventually be found guilty of... See More  

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671643

Virginia City, Nevada explosion disaster...

Item #671643

July 01, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 1, 1873



* Virginia City NV Nevada

* Nitroglycerin explosion




The top of page 10 has one column headings: "A Frightful Explosion" "Deadly Effects of Nitro-Glycerine..." (see)

Complete in 12 pages, a little wear at the margins, damp staining along the spine, generally good.

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671640

Reinventing the English language...

Item #671640

October 05, 1850

WECLI FONETIC ADVOCET, Sinsinati, O., Octobur 5, 1850  [Weekly Phonetic Advocate, Cincinnati, Ohio]  This is one of the more curious newspapers of the 19th century.

During this time there was a movement afoot to create a new mode of writing & spelling: to spell words as they sounded, phonetically. Obviously it never caught on, but it did result in this unusual newspaper which is alm... See More  

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671639

Sale of Colored convicts prohibited in Maryland...

Item #671639

February 06, 1867

DAILY PRESS & TIMES, Nashville, Tennessee, Feb. 6, 1867  Among the front page column heads are: "From Maryland" "Passage of a Law Prohibiting The Sale of Colored Persons". The report is rather brief, headed: "Maryland--Sale of Colored Persons Prohibited--Education of Colored Children" reading in part: "...Both houses passed a bill prohibiting the sale of... See More  

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671633

1873 Clay Street, Baltimore fire disaster...

Item #671633

July 04, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 4, 1873



* Clay Street fire disaster

* Baltimore, Maryland




Page 5 has one column headings that include: "A BLAZE IN BALTIMORE" "The Monumental City in Danger of Destruction" "A Spark For A Furnace" "One Hundred Houses Destroyed" "The Losses Estimated at a Million of Dollars" and more with a nice, detailed map of the... See More  

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671632

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

Item #671632

July 04, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 4, 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: "THE SHAH" "Mark Twain Executes His Contract and Delivers the Persian in London" "A Welcome Of Thunders" and more. (see) The letter takes up about 2 1/2 col... See More  

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671629

Ten issues of this notable newspaper, all from 1802...

Item #671629

March 04, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, 1802  A lot of ten issues is this rather notable paper at the time, with high circulation. This is a nice 8 page newspaper with a variety of news items of the day, with some literary pieces as well. Measures 9 1/2 by 11 3/4 inches with an engraving of scales in the masthead. Very nice condition.

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671628

Much on John Brown's raid at Harper's Ferry...

Item #671628

November 28, 1859

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 28, 1859  Page 6 has a full column headed: "John Brown's Invasion" at Harper's Ferry. The report begins: "Cheering Prospects" I have the satisfaction of announcing the expected restoration of this place to a tolerable condition of decorum. Col. Davis has been done for. His reign is ended. His occupation's gone...".

Among other subhe... See More  

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