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669415

1873 Third Anglo-Ashanti War W/ Map...

Item #669415

December 15, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 15, 1873



* Third Anglo-Ashanti War - 1st expedition

* Cape Coast Castle - Gold Coast - Africa w/ map




Page 3 has a nice map with headline: "THE AFRICAN GOLD COAST" and more. Also one column headings include: "ASHANTEE" "March of the British Army Expedition Inot the Country" "The Slave Drivers Of The Desert" and more. (see)

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669414

1873 Congregation Emanu-EL of New York...

Item #669414

December 14, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 14, 1873



* Congregation Emanu-El of New York - temple

* First reform Jewish congregation of NYC

* Rabbi Gustav Gottheil - Jews - Judaica




The top of page 7 has a one column heading: "Temple Emanuel" with subhead. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 16 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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669411

Extremely lengthy on Indian appropriations...

Item #669411

March 10, 1857

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 10, 1857  A large size newspaper of 4 pages with most of page 2 taken up with "An Act making appropriations for the...expenses of the Indian Department & for fulfilling treaty stipulations..." with headings for each of the tribes and specifics as to how the money is to be used. Only portions are shown in the photos below. This text... See More  

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669395

John D. Lee & the Mountain Meadow Massacre...

Item #669395

March 23, 1877

CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, March 23, 1877 



* John D. Lee execution (day of)

* Mountain Meadows Massacre




The front page has an article with a Salt Lake City dateline headed: "John D. Lee to be Shot at Mountain Meadow" "John D. Lee" "Supposed that he will be Executed at Mountain Meadow" (See) Lee would be executed on this day.

Complete with 8 pages, light toni... See More  

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669393

Biography of Daniel Boone...

Item #669393

March 13, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 13, 1813 



* Daniel Boone - Kentucky pioneer



Being from the midst of the War of 1812 it is not surprise that much of the content within these pages related to the war, with some nice battle (land and naval) reports.

But the key content in this issue is found in the "Supplementary" issue which accompanies it, containing on pages 1 thru 4 an... See More  

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669390

Hudson River tunnel disaster....

Item #669390

July 22, 1880

KANSAS CITY DAILY JOURNAL, July 22, 1880



* Hudson River tunnel disaster

* Jersey City, New Jersey




The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "DREADFUL DISASTER" "The Tunnel Under Hudson River Caves In and Twenty Men Buried Alive" "Thrilling Description of the Accident..." and more. First report coverage on the cave-in disaster within t... See More  

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669379

Khanate of Khivan campaign of 1873...

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November 26, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 26, 1873



* Khivan campaign of 1873 w/ map



The top of page 4 has a four column map with headline: "Map Of The City Of Khiva And Environs" Also one column headings include: "KHIVA--NO. 5." "Bombardment Of Khiva" and more. (See)

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669368

1873 Virginius Affair executions... Cuba...

Item #669368

November 13, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 13, 1873



* Virginius Affair - executions

* Ten Years' War




The top of page 3 has one column headings: "CUBA" "The Captain and Crew of the Virginius Executed by the Spaniards" "Bloody Scenes at Santiago de Cuba" "Deadly Doings During Two Days" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 2 1/2 columns.

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669367

1873 Ulysses S. Grant's annual message......

Item #669367

December 03, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 3, 1873



* President Ulysses S. Grant

* State of the Union Address




The top of page 4 has one column headings: "THE MESSAGE" "Recommendations to Congress by the National Executive" "The Virginius Outrage" "The Navy To Be Restored While the Money Lasts" and more. (see) Text of the address takes up over 5 1/2 columns and is signe... See More  

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669363

Boss Tweed sentenced to prison...

Item #669363

November 23, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 23, 1873



* William M. "Boss" Tweed scandal

* Tammany Hall leader sentenced




The top of page 6 has one column headings: "NEMESIS" "Tweed Sentenced to Thirteen Years' Imprisonment in the Penitentiary" "Interview With Tweed...." and more. Text takes up over 4 columns.

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669362

Decorative paper which only lasted for twelve issues...

Item #669362

July 16, 1855

THE PROGRESSIVE FARMER, Philadelphia,  July 16, 1855  An interesting & very short-lived publication obviously themed on farming, with a very decorative & intricately engraved masthead (see). This title only lasted for 12 issues before combining with "The Pennsylvania Farm Journal".

Eight pages, 10 1/2 by 13 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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669361

The Amistad slave ship trial...

Item #669361

May 09, 1840

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 9, 1840 



* African slaves

* La Amistad trial




The top of the back page has a report with a small heading: "The Amistad" which discusses an appeal, and that the court affirmed the decree, and that it would be appealed to the Supreme Court. It concludes: "...The Africans must therefore remain in jail until next January."&nbs... See More  

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669355

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

Item #669355

February 19, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1861 



* Jefferson Davis inaugural

* Confederate President

* Abraham Lincoln en route




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&... See More  

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669343

Much on Lincoln, his new administration, his inauguration, etc...

Item #669343

March 06, 1861

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 6, 1861 



* Abraham Lincoln inauguration

* New administration takes over

* Pre-Civil War tensions escalate




A wealth of fine content on Lincoln & his new administration, as his inaugural was reported in the previous day's edition.

Inside has a lengthy editorial headed: "Mr. Lincoln's Address", a report from Washington beginning: &quo... See More  

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669337

The end of slavery... official announcement...

Item #669337

December 19, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 19, 1865  The top of page 4 has an historic--albeit quite subdued--headline concerning the adoption of the 13th Amendment, thereby abolishing the institution of slavery.

Amongst other heads is: "Dispatches From Secretary Seward" which includes part of the text of the document issued by the Secretary of State announcing that the 13th Amendment was ratified by ... See More  

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669329

William Shakespeare's bard of avon death mask finding ?...

Item #669329

November 10, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 10, 1873



* William Shakespeare - English writer - poet

* Bard of Avon death mask found ?




The top of page 3 has one column headings: "SHAKESPEARE" "Discovery of the Mask of the Bard of Avon and Its Effect in th Shakesperian World" and more. (see) Teat takes up over 3 columns.

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669328

1873 John C. Heenan funeral... boxing fame...

Item #669328

November 03, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 3, 1873



* John C. Heenan death funeral

* Bare Knuckle boxing - boxer




Page 8 has an article headed: "The Heenan Obsequies" "Funeral Ceremonies of America's Favorite Boxer..." (see)

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669326

Virginius captured near Cuba... pirates ?...

Item #669326

November 06, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 6, 1873



* Virginius Affair - capture

* Diplomatic dispute - Cuba




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE STEAMSHIP VIRGINIUS" "Capture of the Vessel by a Spanish Gunboat" "The Chase, Capture And Prisoners" and more. (see)

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669323

Yellow Fever epidemic in 1873 Memphis...

Item #669323

October 27, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 27, 1873



* Yellow fever - jack outbreak

* Memphis, Tennessee epidemic




The top of page 4 has one column heading: "MEMPHIS" "Welcome Jack Frost Conquering Yellow Jack" "The City To Be Placed in a Proper Sanitary Condition" and more. Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns.

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

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669322

1886 Hylton Castle sinking...

Item #669322

January 13, 1886

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, January 13, 1886



* Hylton Castle shipwreck

* Fire Island, Long Island, New York




The to of the front page has one column headings: "LOSS OF THE HYLTON CASTLE" "How Half Of the Men On OBard Escape" and more.  Text takes up over a full column.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light browning, small piece torn away at upper left corner, othe... See More  

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669257

First Jew appointed to a federal post...

Item #669257

June 11, 1801

THE UNIVERSAL GAZETTE, Washington, D.C., June 11, 1801  It is reported in a brief, inconspicuous report on page 2, but its significance is considerable.

It was in 1801 when a significant stride in the recognition of Jewish Americans when President Thomas Jefferson appointed the very first Jew to a federal position by naming Reuben Etting of Baltimore as United States Marshall for Maryland. T... See More  

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669251

The Wall Street panic of 1873...

Item #669251

October 02, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 2, 1873



* Panic of 1873 - financial crisis

* Wall Street - stock market




The top of page 5 has one column headings: "A Quiet Day In wall Street" "The Excitement Subsided" "Prices at a Point Which Invites Investment and Many Sales for Cash" and more. (see) Page 10 has more with: "WALL STREET" "Rest and Patience Working a R... See More  

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669250

Yellow fever epidemic outbreak in Shreveport, Louisiana...

Item #669250

October 22, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 22, 1873



* Yellow Fever epidemic of 1873

* Shreveport, Louisiana LA & Memphis




The top of page 6 has one column headings: "YELLOW FEVER" "No Marked Improvement in Shreveport" "Condition Of Memphis" and more. (see)

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669248

Bare knuckle boxing in 1873 Tolleston, Indiana...

Item #669248

October 24, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 24, 1873



* Tolleston (Gary), Indiana

* 19th century boxing match

* Boxer Billy Madden - pugilist




The top of page 3 has one column headings: "THE WESTERN RING" "Fight Between Billy Madden and James Taylor at Tolleston, Ind." "Fifty-five Rounds Fought..." (see)

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669247

Sir John Franklin's lost expedition revisited... ...

Item #669247

October 11, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 11, 1873



* British Royal Navy explorer Sir John Franklin 

* Northwest Passage lost expedition revisited




The top of page 5 has one column headings: "SIR JOHN FRANKLIN" "Trials, Troubles and Tribulations of the Pioneer Expedition" "The True Story of Franklin and His Adventurers" and more. (see)Text takes over a full column.

Complet... See More  

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669245

Red River Rebellion ending in 1870...

Item #669245

July 13, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 13, 1870



* Red River Rebellion ending

* Manitoba Act negotiations

* Louis Riel  - Metis leader




The top of page 8 has one column headings: "RED RIVER" "The War Terminated" "Official Acceptance of the Manitoba Act" "Sketches of President Riel and His Cabinet" and more. (see)

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

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669244

1873 Polaris expedition to North Pole..

Item #669244

October 01, 1873

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 1, 1873



* Polaris expedition to North Pole (hardships)



Page
5 has large map with headline: "THE ROADWAY TO THE POLE" and more. Also many one column headings include: "THE POLARIS" "Detailed Accounts of the Rescue of Buddington's Party" "Thrilling Narrative of Two Years of Peril by an Old Salt" "What Followed The Death Of... See More  

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669221

1871 Canada boat race....

Item #669221

August 23, 1871

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 23, 1871



* New Brunswick, Canada 

* Kennebecasis River boat race

* St. John vs. Tyne, Newcastle crews




The top of page 3 has a three column map titled: "THE GREAT AQUATIC CONTEST" and more. Also one column headings: "THE ST. JOHN RACE" "The Crews In Tip-Top Condition" "About the Betting and Its Changes" and more. (see)

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669220

Traveling to San Francisco in 1871....

Item #669220

August 14, 1871

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 14, 1871



* Westward migration of Americans

* Emigration to the West Coast (San Francisco)

* Hardships of 19th century travel




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "AFTER THE SETTING SUN" "From The Narrows To The Golden Gate" "Over the Three Great Mountain Ranges" "A Flying Visit To The Mormons" and more with many small... See More  

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669218

1871 Mount Ruang volcano eruption & tidal wave......

Item #669218

August 15, 1871

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 15, 1871



* Mount Ruang volcano eruption - Sangihi Islands

* Island of Tagulandang tidal wave disaster - Indonesia




The top of page 5 has one column headings: "FIGHTFUL CALAMITY" "Terrible Loss of Life by a Volcano Eruption in the Malay Archipelago" "All Beings and Habitations Swept Off the Island" and more. (see)

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669217

Great Revere train wreck of 1871...

Item #669217

August 28, 1871

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 28, 1871



* Great Revere train wreck of 1871 - Massachusetts

* Eastern Railroad's Portland Express accident




The top of page 5 has one column headings: "SLAUGHTER" "The Massachusetts Railroad Horror" "Thrilling Account Of the Disaster" "Sickening Sight at the Deadhouse" and more. (see) Text takes up 3 columns.

Complete wit... See More  

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669173

The university crew races on Lake Saratoga...

Item #669173

July 14, 1875

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1875 



* Intercollegiate Regatta w/ map

* Cornell University Big Red (Freshmen)

* Boat - rowing - Saratoga Lake




The top of the front page has one column headings: "THE COLLEGIATE REGATTA" "Cornell University Wins The Freshmen Race" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up most of the front page and continues inside.

Other news of the day. ... See More  

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669171

1871 Camp Grant massacre...

Item #669171

July 20, 1871

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 20, 1871



* Camp Grant massacre

* Apaches - Indians




The top of the back page has one column headings: "THE INDIANS" "Massacre of Apache Indians at Camp Grant" and more. (see)

Complete with 10 pages, thin printing flaw within headings, irregular along the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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669158

Orange riots of 1871... Irish religious factions...

Item #669158

July 12, 1871

NEW YORK HERALD, July 12, 1871



* Orange Riots of 1871 - Manhattan NYC

* Irish Protestants "Orangemen" vs. Irish Catholics




Page 3 has many one column headings that include: "TO-DAY'S RUCTION" "The Military in Readiness to Aid the Police and Preserve Order" "Five Thousand of the National Guard Ready in Brooklyn" and much more. Lengthy text.

Comple... See More  

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669154

Woman Murderer Laura Fair in 1871...

Item #669154

July 21, 1871

NEW YORK HERALD, July 21, 1871



* Laura Fair interview

* Woman Murderer




Page 6 has an article headed: "LAURA D. FAIR" "She Tells the Story of Her Past Life" "Her Appeal to the Press to be Let Alone" (see) Takes takes up over a full column. He murder sentence would be overturned and cause a big uproar.

Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, irregul... See More  

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669153

KKK outrages in 1871 Kentucky...

Item #669153

July 22, 1871

NEW YORK HERALD, July 22, 1871



* KKK - Ku Klux Klan

* Kentucky outrages




Page 5 has an article headed: "KU KLUX IN KENTUCKY" "A Full Exposure of the Kentucky Ku Kluxes" and more. (see)

Complete with 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.... See More  

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669110

1869 Promontory Summit, Utah growth...

Item #669110

September 24, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 24, 1869



* Promontory Summit - Point - Utah

* How the area has grown since "Last Spike"

* re. Transcontinental Railroad




The top of page 9 has small headings: "The Great West" "Promontory Summit--The Changes in Railroad Towns--The Moral and Physical Elements of the Town...". (see) The famous "last spike" was driven in just ... See More  

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669104

Early New York City road surface in 1869...

Item #669104

August 31, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 31, 1869



* Streets of New York City

* Pavement - road surface




The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "STREETS OF NEW YORK" "Present Condition of the Pavement in Different Parts of the City" "How Repairs Are Conducted" and more. Text takes up just over 2 full columns.

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

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669049

The financial panic of 1869... Construction of St. Patrick's Cathedral...

Item #669049

September 25, 1869

NEW YORK HERALD, Sat., Sept. 25, 1869 



* "Black Friday" (Sept. 24th) - 1st report **

* New York Wall Street financial crisis

* Stock Market & gold Panic begins




The top of page 3 has one column headings: "WALL STREET" "Great Excitement" "The Bulls and Bears and Sharks and Sharpers Biting and Tearing Each Other" "BEdlam In Teh Gold Room&q... See More  

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669048

The great international boat race of 1869...

Item #669048

August 28, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 28, 1869



* The great international boat race

* Harvard vs. Oxford University

* The River Thames - London w/ map




Page 3 has a four column map with headline: "THE INTERNATIONAL BOAT RACE" and more. Also one column headings: "THE RACE" "The International Pull at the Oar" "The College Boys of Harvard (American) and Oxford (English) i... See More  

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669045

Very early Bucknell University in 1869...

Item #669045

August 07, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 7, 1869



* 1869 Solar Eclipse (day of)

* Moon - Sun - Earth




Page 6 has an article headed: "THE SOLAR ECLIPSE" "What It Is and Where It Will be Seen" "The Velocity of Its March Across the Continent" and more with related illustration and time table. Text takes up about 2 1/2 column.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, nice... See More  

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669044

Very early Bucknell University in 1869...

Item #669044

August 03, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 3, 1869



* University of Lewisburg - Pennsylvania

* 17 Years before changing name to Bucknell




Page 7 has an article with small headings: "Lewisburg University" "Commencement Exercises--Large Attendance--Students Graduated..." (See)

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

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669043

Lincoln conspirator Samuel Mudd letter in 1869...

Item #669043

August 01, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 1, 1869



* Samuel Arnold letter to his mother

* Abraham Lincoln assassination conspirator




The top of page 11 has small headings: "The Wilkes Booth Conspiracy" "Letter from Arnold to His Mother" and is signed in type: Samuel B. Arnold. (see)

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

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669015

Negro hanging in 1870 New Kent County...

Item #669015

July 02, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 2, 1870



* New Kent County, Virginia

* Negro hanging - execution

* Very detailed report




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE GALLOWS" "Execution of a Negro Murderer in Virginia" "Scenes at the Gallows--Wretched Bungling of the Executioner" and more. (see)

Complete with 12 pages, irregular at the spine, otherwise nice.... See More  

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669013

Early baseball constitution regulations in 1869...

Item #669013

July 27, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 27, 1869



* Post Civil War baseball meetings & more

* Early rules and regulations (New York)




Page 3 has an headed: "The National Game" "Amendments to the Constitution of the State Association" "Base Ball Notes" (see)

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

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669012

Lengthy article on cockfighting in 1869...

Item #669012

July 21, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 21, 1869



* Cockfighting - illegal blood sport

* Roosters - gamecocks - cockpit

* Unusually lengthy & uncommon article




Page 8 has an article with small headings: "Cock Fighting" "Another Hard-fought Main Between Virginia and North Carolina..." (see) Rare to find articles on this illegal blood sport, especially this lengthy.

Other news of t... See More  

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669001

1869 Monticello, New York hanging...

Item #669001

July 16, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 16, 1869



* Monticello, Sullivan County, New York execution

* Hanging of Noah Bigelow for murder




Thew back page has an article headed: "THE DEATH PENALTY" "Execution in Sullivan County of Noah Bigelow for the Murder of His Niece" "The Scene At The Gallows" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, a little spine... See More  

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668998

1869 Gettysburg battlefield monument dedication...

Item #668998

July 02, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 2, 1869



* Soldiers' National Monument dedication

* Battle of Gettysburg Battlefield - cemetery

* Henry War Beecher's prayer




Page 5 has an article with small headings: "Gettysburg" "Unveiling of the Monument--A Large Attendance..." Text takes up over a full column.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, a little spine wear, ... See More  

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668991

David Livingstone's body leaves Africa....

Item #668991

March 27, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 27, 1874 



* re. David Livingstone death

* Explorer's body leaves Africa




The top of the page 7 has one column headings: "LIVINGSTONE" "Herald Special Report from London" "The Remains of the Explorer at Sea for England" "The Body Identified" See image for brief text here.

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

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668990

1874 death of Charles Sumner....

Item #668990

March 12, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 12, 1874 



* Charles Sumner death (1st report)

* American politician - Massachusetts senator

* Anti-slavery leader - Civil Rights advocate




The top of the page 3 has one column headings: "SUMNER" "Sudden Death of the Great Massachusetts Senator" "He Passes Away Quietly After Dreadful Suffering" "Last Acts And Words" and... See More  

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