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675645

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

Item #675645

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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675644

Ku Klux Klan war in South Carolina...

Item #675644

October 19, 1871

THE NEW YORK HERALD, October 19, 1871



* Ku Klux Klan

* South Carolina




Page 3 has one column headings: "MARTIAL LAW" "A Voice From South Carolina" "the Situation Described" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the folds, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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675643

General George Custer.. Black Hills' gold...

Item #675643

August 31, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 31, 1874



* General George Armstrong Custer

* Black Hills gold - South Dakota expedition




The top of page 10 has one column headings that include: "THE LAND OF GOLD" "Discovery of the Precious Metal in the Back Hills" and more. (see)

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

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675642

John L. Sullivan vs. Tug Wilson...

Item #675642

July 19, 1882

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, July 19, 1882



* John L. Sullivan

* Heavyweight boxing




Page 3 has one column headings: "Sick Sullivan" "He Suffers More Than His English opponent" "Wilson Challenges the Boston Boy to Fight for the Belt" (see)

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



wikipedia notes: In 1882, Wilso... See More  

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675578

Battle of Cottonwood - Idaho...

Item #675578

July 09, 1877

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 9, 1877



* Battle of Cottonwood - Idaho

* Nez Perce War - Looking Glass

* Captain Stephen Whipple




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 7 has an article headed: "THE RED REBELS" "Col. Whipple Smashes Looking Glass at Clear Creek" and more. (see)

This issue is not fragile as newsprint b... See More  

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675547

Marking charcoal illustrations...

Item #675547

December 27, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, December 27, 1879 (print only) This is a single leaf full page print taken from this issue entitled "Charcoal Burning" drawn by S. G. McCutcheon and is comprised of several illustrations showing the life and procedure of charcoal. This is a genuine leaf from the issue--not a reprint measuring approximately 10.25 x 15.25 inches, with a few archival mends for small ed... See More  

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

Read note regarding prints salvaged from damaged issues.

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$18.00
675540

1893 Lizzie Borden murder trial ending...

Item #675540

June 09, 1893

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., June 9, 1893 



* Lizzie Borden murder trial

* Fall River, Massachusetts

* Woman hatchet killings




Page 4 has an article with coverage on the Lizzie Borden murder case with heading: "Another Interesting Day" "In The Famous Borden Trial" "Fleet's Story Of Finding An Ax" and more. Lengthy text takes up over 6 columns.

Eight ... See More  

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675520

2 slavers captured... African slave trade...

Item #675520

November 12, 1858

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Maine, Nov. 12, 1858



* The African slavery trade - slaves



Page 4 has two brief reports on the capture of2 slavers, one off the coast of Charleston and another off of Cuba. (see)

Eight pages, nice condition.

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$33.00
675518

Mary Todd Lincoln suicide attempt...

Item #675518

May 21, 1875

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1875



* Osceola Mills PA Pennsylvania fire disaster

* Mary Todd Lincoln's suicide attempt




The front page has one column headings: "DESTRUCTION OF A TOWN" "Osceola, Penn., Swept Over By Forest Fires" and more.

Page 7 has a small heading: "Mrs. Lincoln" See image for text here.

Other news of the day. Complete in 10 pages, light t... See More  

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675512

Rare 19h century women's suffrage newspaper...

Item #675512

October 23, 1880

THE WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, Oct. 23, 1880 



* Rare publication

* Women's suffrage




Rare women's suffrage paper founded in 1870, produced by--among others--Lucy Stone, Alice Blackwell, Julia Ward Howe, and Mary Livermore. Published: "...to the interests of Woman, to her educational, industrial, legal & political Equality, & especially to her right of Suffrage&quo... See More  

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675508

Burning of the Quarantine Hospital in Staten Island...

Item #675508

September 02, 1858

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 2, 1858 



* Quarantine Hospital burning

* Bayley Seton Hospital

* Tompkinsville, Staten Island




Page 4 has a column headed: "Great Conflagration at Staten Island" "Destruction of the Quarantine Establishment" with much detail on the burning of the Quarantine Hospital, the city's first line of defense against migrant-borne infectious diseases... See More  

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675507

Camilla, Georgia race riot...

Item #675507

September 23, 1868

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 23, 1868



* Camilla GA Georgia

* Race riot - Negroes

* Freedmen & Republicans




The front page has small one column heading:



"Georgia"

"The Recent Riot at Camilla-Further Particulars-Statements by the Military and Civil Authorities"




Coverage on the Camilla, Georgia race riot. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little spi... See More  

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675483

1870 Siege of Metz beginning w/ map...

Item #675483

August 10, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 10, 1870



* Siege of Metz, France beginning w/ map

* Franco-Prussian War - Germans




Page 3 has a four column map with headline: "IMMEDIATE SCENE OF OPERATIONS IN FRANCE" and more. (see) Also one column headings: "THE WAR" "Prussian Concentration in Force Before Metz" "Napoleon and Marshal Bazaine in Council" and more. (see)

O... See More  

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675482

Battle of Ridgeway (1866)....

Item #675482

June 06, 1866

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 6, 1866



* Battle of Ridgeway- Ontario

* Battle of Fort Erie

* Fenian raids in Canada




The front page has one column headings: see images with smaller heads. Lengthy text.

Other news of the day soon after the end of the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, some light foxing, nice condition.

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675446

Map of Canada, Hudson Bay & other portions of North America...

Item #675446
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1790  Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice, attached fold-out map: "A Map showing the communication of the Lakes and the Rivers between Lake Superior and Slave Lake in North America."

The map shows the extreme western parts of Lake Superior and "Hudson's Bay", "Lake Winiping (now Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba)... See More  

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675445

Map of Canada, Hudson Bay & other portions of North America...

Item #675445
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1790  Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice, attached fold-out map: "A Map showing the communication of the Lakes and the Rivers between Lake Superior and Slave Lake in North America."

The map shows the extreme western parts of Lake Superior and "Hudson's Bay", "Lake Winiping (now Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba)... See More  

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675444

Map of Canada, Hudson Bay & other portions of North America...

Item #675444
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1790  Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice, attached fold-out map: "A Map showing the communication of the Lakes and the Rivers between Lake Superior and Slave Lake in North America."

The map shows the extreme western parts of Lake Superior and "Hudson's Bay", "Lake Winiping (now Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba)... See More  

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675443

Map of Canada, Hudson Bay & other portions of North America...

Item #675443
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1790  Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice, attached fold-out map: "A Map showing the communication of the Lakes and the Rivers between Lake Superior and Slave Lake in North America."

The map shows the extreme western parts of Lake Superior and "Hudson's Bay", "Lake Winiping (now Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba)... See More  

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675425

Thomas Edison and his phonograph...

Item #675425

July 06, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 6, 1878  The prime content is the nice one-third pg. illustration captioned: "The Phonograph and Its Inventor, Mr. Thomas A. Edison." showing a young Edison with his newly invented & crude looking device which was his phonograph. There is a related article on the same page headed: "Mr. Thomas A. Edison" which includes: "...Every... See More  

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675413

Santa Claus... Alaska... St. Croix... Gereenland...

Item #675413
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, January, 1872  The first article is a poem: "The Legend of the Mistletoe" which features a nice engraving of Thomas Nast-esque Santa Claus with cupid on his shoulder. The poem continues to take the next 3 pages with one additional illustration.

Also in this issue is an illustrated article: "Holland & the Hollanders" and a n... See More  

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675410

Mark Twain petitions the Queen of England for tax relief...

Item #675410

December 01, 1887

HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, December, 1887  Near the back is a: "Petition to the Queen of England" concerning taxes due for published stories sold in England. The letter, with much detailed explanation, takes two pages and is signed in type: Mark Twain.

Complete in 160 pages, 6 1/2 by 9 3/4 inches, disbound without wrappers, damp staining at the margins, otherwise ... See More  

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675409

Mark Twain petitions the Queen of England for tax relief...

Item #675409

December 01, 1887

HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, December, 1887  Near the back is a: "Petition to the Queen of England" concerning taxes due for published stories sold in England. The letter, with much detailed explanation, takes two pages and is signed in type: Mark Twain.

Complete in 160 pages, 6 1/2 by 9 3/4 inches, disbound without wrappers, nice condition.

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675406

Joel Chandler Harris' story "Ananias"...

Item #675406
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, April, 1888  Oner of the more notable stories within is: "Ananias", a story by Joel Chandler Harris, the author of the Uncle Remus stories. It takes nearly ten pages and includes one related full page print.

A bit earlier in the issue is a poem by William Wordsworth, known as a founder of the English romantic period, titled: "T... See More  

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675405

The Jew Bill... Jefferson, Adams & Madison lend their support...

Item #675405

February 20, 1819

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER with the "Supplement To Volume XV", Baltimore, Maryland, Feb. 20, 1819  Certainly the best content in this issue is in the lengthy "Supplement" to the volume, with an article headed: "Legislature Of Maryland - The Jew Bill--From A Correspondent" which takes nearly four pages.

As a bit of history, In 1776 Maryland's constitution saf... See More  

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675382

Rare 19h century women's suffrage newspaper...

Item #675382

October 02, 1880

THE WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, Oct. 2, 1880 



* Rare publication

* Women's suffrage




Rare women's suffrage paper founded in 1870, produced by--among others--Lucy Stone, Alice Blackwell, Julia Ward Howe, and Mary Livermore. Published: "...to the interests of Woman, to her educational, industrial, legal & political Equality, & especially to her right of Suffrage"... See More  

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675373

Overland Mail initiates the first transcontinental mail service to San Francisco...

Item #675373

November 11, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 11, 1858  The front page has a report noting the very first transcontinental mail service to San Francisco, with: "Overland To California" "Arrival of the First Overland Mail from St. Louis at San Francisco" "Time--23 Days and 23 hours and a Half" "The Rate of Speed on the Various Divisions" "Continued Description of the Route... See More  

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675371

From Florida, for the fruit industry...

Item #675371

October 10, 1887

THE FLORIDA DISPATCH, Jacksonville, Oct. 10, 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, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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675361

Elections in Louisiana...

Item #675361

December 02, 1876

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 2, 1876 



* Louisiana elections

* Southern Negroes


* Prints - illustrations



The full ftpg. is a political cartoon which features the Republican elephant (see). Inside prints include: "Louisiana - The Presidential Election - Colored Citizens Describing Their Wrongs to the Northern Commissioners...", a print of a tugboat with Willi... See More  

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675348

Baseball continues during th Civil War...

Item #675348

August 09, 1862

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Aug. 9, 1862   Basically a sports-themed newspaper.  Inside most of a full page taken up with reports on: "Base Ball" games and developments. Included are box scores for 13 games.

Some extensive coverage on General McClellan and the Civil War. Other sports reports as well.

Sixteen pages, decorative masthead, nice condition.... See More  

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675347

Baseball continues during th Civil War...

Item #675347

July 26, 1862

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, July 26, 1862   Basically a sports-themed newspaper.  Inside has 2 1/2 columns taken up with reports on: "Base Ball" games and developments. Included are box scores for 9 games.

Other sports reports as well including for: "Fistiana" (boxing).

Sixteen pages, decorative masthead, nice condition.

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675346

Lincoln heads to Washington... Jefferson Davis' inaugural address...

Item #675346

February 19, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1861  Page 5 has column heads with continued & detailed coverage of Lincoln's trip from his home to the nation's capital: "The President Elect En Route" "The Receptions In This State" "Enthusiasm Of The People" "His Arrival In Albany" "Immense Turnout" "The Speeches" "The Reception In this ... See More  

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675345

Little girl admonishes Lincoln to let his whiskers grow...

Item #675345

February 18, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1861  Over half of page 5 is taken up with fine and detailed coverage of Lincoln's continued trip from his home in Illinois to Washington, D.C. The heads include: "THE PRESENT ELECT EN ROUTE" "Incidents and Casualties" 'Old Abe Kissed by a Pretty Girl" "His Reception at Buffalo" "Accident to Major Hunter" "Th... See More  

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675344

Abraham Lincoln's first state-of-the-union address...

Item #675344

December 04, 1861

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 4, 1861 Page 6 has: "The President's Message" taking almost 4 1/2 columns with Lincoln stating in part: "...The Union must be preserved, and hence all dispensable means must be employed...", signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln offers a great review of the beginning months of the Civil War.

Following Lincoln's address are the lengthy
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675343

They proclaim that Lincoln is elected...

Item #675343

November 07, 1860

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 7, 1860  The entire front page is taken up with ads as was the format of this newspaper for many years.

Page 4 has early returns on the Presidential election, with column heads: "Election In The City" "Nearly 100,000 Votes Polled" "Republican Vote Doubled" "All the Gain on the Side of Freedom" "Full  Returns" with ... See More  

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675341

Election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860...

Item #675341

November 08, 1860

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 8, 1860  With the format of this newspaper having all ads on the front page, news was relegated primarily to page 4 & 5.

Page 4 has: "The General Result" which begins: "Lincoln and Hamlin have the 169 Electoral Votes we claimed for them in our last--17 more than enough to elect them..." with more, & followed by a chart of the "Lincoln M... See More  

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675322

1874 death of Charles Sumner....

Item #675322

March 13, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 13, 1874 



* Charles Sumner death

* American politician - Massachusetts senator

* Anti-slavery leader - Civil Rights advocate




The top of the page 3 has one column headings: "SUMNER" "Arrangements for Funeral Services in the Senate Chamber" "Sorrow In Massachusetts" and more. (see)

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

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675321

Lewis Cass for President... Southern slaves...

Item #675321

September 14, 1848

NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT & STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Sept. 14, 1848



* Lewis Cass Political Ad

* Slavery in California




The United States Presidential election of 1848 was the first election in which all states held their election on the same day. This also marked the 1st Tuesday of November as the fixed date for the national election.

This issue in particular has, at the top of the first col... See More  

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675316

Michael Heilprin's famous response to Rabbi Raphall's sermon on slavery...

Item #675316

January 15, 1861

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 15, 1861  Page 5 has a lengthy article: "Slavery and The Hebrew Scriptures--Reply to the Rabbi Raphall".

Dr. Raphall's sermon, given on the President's Fast Day on January 4, was considered controversial as he cites acceptance of slavery in the Old Testament as a defence for it in current times.  This report, written by the noted Michael... See More  

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675315

Michael Heilprin's famous response to Rabbi Raphall's sermon on slavery...

Item #675315

January 15, 1861

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 15, 1861  Page 5 has a lengthy article: "Slavery and The Hebrew Scriptures--Reply to the Rabbi Raphall".

Dr. Raphall's sermon, given on the President's Fast Day on January 4, was considered controversial as he cites acceptance of slavery in the Old Testament as a defence for it in current times.  This report, written by the noted Michael... See More  

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675313

Five American newspapers: 1803-1809...

Item #675313

May 21, 1805

(5) Five very early 19th century American newspapers: United States' Gazette, Dec. 14, 1809; Massachusetts Spy, May 4, 1808; Boston Gazette, April 18, 1805; Independent Chronicle, Sept. 24, 1807; and New York Herald, Dec. 7, 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  

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675310

Very early Charleston...

Item #675310

January 14, 1803

CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 14, 1803  A volume I issue (number 5) of this famous title from the South. Page 2 has a report from the Secretary of the Navy, as well as a report of the Secretary of State to the President, signed in type respectively: Robert Smith, and James Madison.

Four pages, slightly irregular at the blank spine, damp stain at the bottom, good condition.... See More  

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675304

Baseball continues during th Civil War...

Item #675304

May 31, 1862

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, May 31, 1862   Basically a sports-themed newspaper.  Inside has over half a column taken up with reports on: "Base Ball" games and developments.

Sixteen pages, decorative masthead, nice condition.

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675303

The first game of the season... Civil War reportrs...

Item #675303

April 05, 1862

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, April 5, 1862 Basically a sports-themed newspaper.  The front page has a nice print of: "W. F. Melbourne, First Lieutenant, 15th Invariant, U.S.A." Inside has over a full column taken up with reports from the war under the heading: "Spirit of the Week".

Another page has half a column headed: "Out Door Sports - Base Ball"... See More  

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675301

Baseball continues during th Civil War...

Item #675301

October 26, 1861

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Oct. 26, 1861  Basically a sports-themed newspaper.  Page 4 has over two-thirds of a page taken up with reports on: "Base Ball" games and developments. Included are box scores for 7 games.

Sixteen pages, decorative masthead, nice condition.

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675300

Baseball continues during th Civil War...

Item #675300

October 19, 1861

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Oct. 19, 1861  Basically a sports-themed newspaper.  Inside has about two-thirds of a page taken up with reports on: "Base Ball" games and developments. Included are box scores for 8 games.

Sixteen pages, decorative masthead, nice condition.

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675299

Baseball continues during th Civil War...

Item #675299

June 22, 1861

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, June 22, 1861  Basically a sports-themed newspaper.  Page 3 has some reports concerning the Civil War under: "Letters From The War". Page 5 has a full column taken up with: "Base Ball" reports including 3 box scores of games.

Complete in 16 pages, decorative masthead, wear at the margins with some margin tears and archival m... See More  

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675298

Baseball on the ice...

Item #675298

February 16, 1861

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Feb. 16, 1861  Basically a sports-themed newspaper.  Page 5 has reports under the heading: "Base Ball "Base Ball on the Ice--Atlantic vs. Charter Oak". A curious account of a game played on a frozen pond.

Reports on many other sports as well.

Complete in 16 pages, decorative masthead, various wear & some foxing at the right ... See More  

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675297

Pre-Civil War baseball...

Item #675297

January 21, 1861

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Jan. 26, 1861  Basically a sports-themed newspaper.  Page 4 has 3 reports under: "Base Ball" on the "Atlantic Base Ball Club" and the "Manhattan Base Ball Club of New York" and the: "Equity Base Ball Club of Philadelphia".

Reports on many other sports as well.

Complete in 16 pages, decorative masthead, w... See More  

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675296

Pre-Civil War baseball... The rowing champioin...

Item #675296

October 13, 1860

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Oct. 13, 1860  Basically a sports-themed newspaper.  Page 5 has a rather brief item under: "Base Ball - Manhattan Base Ball Club, of New York" is more about a social event, with some comments on the quality of play by the team.

The front page has a nice print of: "The International Rowing Match - Robert Chambers, the Champion of ... See More  

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675295

Meeting of the National Association of Baseball Players in 1860...

Item #675295

December 22, 1860

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Dec. 22, 1860  On the fourth page under "Base Ball" is a report headed: "National Association Of Base Ball Players".

Held at Clinton Hall in New York on the 12th of December, this report about the fifth annual convention of the association begins: "...The meeting was a very large and enthusiastic one, and the proceedings wer... See More  

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