Newspapers from Moments in American History
<img src="/images/cathead_moments.gif" alt="Newspapers from Moments in American History" />
Web Results (43609) Listings on eBay (45352)
  

Sort:

675786

1870 Marias Massacre...

Item #675786

March 09, 1870

THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 9, 1870



* Marias Massacre - Piegan Blackfeet Indians

* General Alfred Sully report & more




The front page has an article headed: "The Indians" and more. (see)

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

No Longer Available

675785

19th century Danville, Illinois

Item #675785

December 16, 1880

THE DANVILLE DAILY NEWS, Illinois, December 16, 1880



* Uncommon title



This issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements, many illustrated.

Complete in 4 pages, light toning and a minor wear at the margins, generally good.

Available Now

$30.00
675775

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

Item #675775

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.

No Longer Available

675749

Concerning the Sioux War...

Item #675749

September 12, 1876

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Sept. 12, 1876 



* Post Custer massacre



The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "The Sioux Campaign" "Gen. Crook's Fruitless Search--Troops Going Into Winter Quarters" and more. (see)

Eight pages, close cut along spine on the front page only causing a little loss to some ads, otherwise nice.... See More  

Available Now

$30.00
675748

New York Herald journalist arrested in 1873 Cuba...

Item #675748

April 09, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 9, 1873



* James O'Kelly arrested in Cuba

* Irish nationalist journalist

* Best title to be had - rare as such




The top of page 9 has one column headings that include: "IMPRISONED" "Interest Excited by the Arrest of Jas. J. O'Kelly at Manzanillo" and more. (see) Text takes up about 2 full columns.

Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.... See More  

Available Now

$30.00
675743

Bloody Benders arrested in 1877 ?...

Item #675743

April 07, 1877

CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Ohio, April 7, 1877



* Bloody Benders

* Serial Killer family arrested ?




The front page has an article headed: "The Bender Family" "A Habeas Corpus Issued for Them--They are Ordered to Fort Smith" (see)

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

Available Now

$28.00
675742

General George H. Thomas funeral...

Item #675742

April 09, 1870

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 9, 1870



* Gen. George Henry Thomas

* Death - funeral




The front page has an article headed: "THE LATE GEN. THOMAS" "Final Funeral Ceremonies at Troy" "An Immense Throng Present" and more with smaller subheads. Text takes up over 2 1/2 columns.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, a few printing flaws on the fr... See More  

Available Now

$28.00
675740

Early issue from 1831 Long Island...

Item #675740

January 22, 1835

THE CORRECTOR, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, Jan. 22, 1831



* Rare high class community title

* Pre Civil War era




An early newspaper from Long Island with news of the day and a wealth of ads.

Four pages in nice condition.... See More  

No Longer Available

675739

President-elect Abraham Lincoln...

Item #675739

February 28, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 28, 1861 



* Abraham Lincoln as president-elect

* Pre Inauguration war tensions




The front page of this famous national newspaper reports the ominous events which would lead to the outbreak of the Civil War in less than two months as well as incoming administration of Abraham Lincoln, with one column headlines including: "The Proceedings of the Peace Convention... See More  

No Longer Available

675736

1856 Bleeding Kansas...

Item #675736

September 06, 1856

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, September 6, 1856



* Bleeding Kansas

* Missouri border invasion




The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "The Kansas War" "Information Direct from the Scene of the Disturbances" "The Pro-Slavery Gatherings for Invasion" and more. Text takes up 3 full columns, all on the front page.

Other news of the day. Complete in ... See More  

Available Now

$34.00
675725

Creating the West Point Military Academy...

Item #675725

April 10, 1802

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 10, 1802  Over half of the front page is taken up with the historic printing of: "An Act Fixing the Military Peace Establishment of the United States" which is signed in script type by the President: Th. Jefferson, and in block type by Aaron Burr Nathaniel Macon.

Of particular significance is the text contai... See More  

No Longer Available

675724

Very descriptive account of Louisiana...

Item #675724

November 21, 1803

AURORA FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Nov. 21, 1803. This "For The Country" edition was done in a shortened format, just single sheet with a simple one column masthead.

This issue has the entire  front page taken up with the beginning of a continuing article: "Account Of Louisiana" which was recently purchased from France. Some of the subheads include: "Boundaries&qu... See More  

No Longer Available

675723

Nice on the Louisiana Purchase...

Item #675723

November 22, 1803

AURORA FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Nov. 22, 1803. his "For The Country" edition was done in a shortened format, just single sheet with a simple one column masthead.

This issue has the entire  front page taken up with the conclusion of a continuing article: "Account Of Louisiana" which was recently purchased from France.

The back page has: "Laws Of The United... See More  

No Longer Available

675721

Several items on the California Gold Rush of 1849...

Item #675721

April 25, 1849

DAILY HERALD, Newburyport, Massachusetts, April 25, 1849  This issue has many reports concerning the Gold Rush of 1849, with the front page beginning with a quite detailed letter which is prefaced with: "From Mexico" "...the following letter...who went out to California in command of a company of adventurers, taking the Mexican route...his narrative contains much interesting an... See More  

No Longer Available

675720

The earliest Florida newspaper we have offered...

Item #675720

June 22, 1822

THE FLORIDIAN, Pensacola, June 22, 1822  This is the earliest newspaper printed in Florida we have ever offered, and it is a volume one issue.

The front page has 2 letters signed in type by: Andrew Jackson, who at the time was "governor of the Floridas". Inside has a lengthy letter signed by Th. Jefferson, followed by a report on the: "Death of General Stark", the hero of... See More  

No Longer Available

675719

Jay Cooke ad from 1866... Financier of the Civil War...

Item #675719

September 04, 1866

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 4, 1866



* Jay Cooke & his banking house

* Financier of the Civil War

* Wall Street Panic of 1873 fame




Page 6 of this newspaper contains an advertisement for the: "Banking House of Jay Cooke & Co." with a few more details (see). Other high profile financier ads as well. (see)

The life of Jay Cooke and his considerable influence in b... See More  

Available Now

$29.00
675718

Broadside "Extra" edition...

Item #675718

October 22, 1841

NEW YORK HERALD, EXTRA - Arrival of the Steamship COLUMBIA ! at Boston, Sixteen Days Later...", October 22, 1841  An unusual broadside "Extra" issue filled with news from Europe as arrived on boat the ship "Columbia". The reverse is entirely blank.

Very nice condition.

No Longer Available

675717

Great testimony on the Christiana Riot...

Item #675717

September 29, 1851

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, Sept. 29, 1851  A doubly good issue, as this is the volume 1, number 10 issue of this iconic newspaper. Secondly page 3 has over 2 columns taken up with fine detail on the "Christiana Riot" ion Pennsylvania. A column is headed: "THE CHRISTIANA NEGRO RIOT" "Examination of the Thirteen Prisoners and their Commitment for High Treason".

The Chr... See More  

No Longer Available

675715

Bloody Benders caught ?...

Item #675715

July 31, 1880

ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 31, 1880



* Bloody Benders

* Kansas serial killers




The top of page 4 has one column headings: "THE BUTCHER BAGGED" "Old Man Bender Identified by a Former Friend" and more. See image for text here.

Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.... See More  

Available Now

$33.00
675714

Nice account of baseball games from shortly after the Civil war...

Item #675714

July 28, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 28, 1865 



* Early baseball games



The back page has:  "The Field - Base Ball" with summaries and box scores of three baseball games (see). The summary of the match between the Atlantics and the Empires states in part: "...Pratt pitched to perfection. Charley Smith took the position of catcher admirably....Start, Crane and Pratt did the tall batt... See More  

No Longer Available

675711

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

Item #675711

August 31, 1848

NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT & STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Aug. 31, 1848



* Lewis Cass Political Ad

* Slavery & Martin Van Buren




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 f... See More  

No Longer Available

675707

Santa Anna's account of the Battle of the Alamo...

Item #675707

May 12, 1836

NATIONAL GAZETTE AND LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, May 12, 1836  On page 3 under "Mexican Officials" are letters concerning the Texas War of Independence.

Among the letters is a terrific account from Santa Anna about the Battle of the Alamo. The account, datelined "March 6, 1836", is addressed to the Mexican Secretary of War and Navy, begins: "Victory accompanies ... See More  

No Longer Available

675700

Indians on the warpath in 1874...

Item #675700

July 25, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 25, 1874



* Sioux Indians & more - Native Amercians

* Generals Sherman, Sheridan and Custer




Page 6 has a lengthy article on the current situation in the Great Plains that takes over 2 1/2 columns with headings: "THE RED BARBARIANS" "Fresh Cruelties and Outrages by Our Pampered Outlaws" "Horrors of Human Torture and Butchery" and mor... See More  

Available Now

$40.00
675695
Item #675695

July 03, 1830

ILLINOIS INTELLIGENCER, Vandalia, July 3, 1830  Early Illinois newspaper, never bound nor trimmed, moderate wear.

No Longer Available

675694
Item #675694

November 13, 1830

ILLINOIS INTELLIGENCER, Vandalia, Nov. 13, 1830  Early Illinois newspaper, never bound nor trimmed, moderate wear.

No Longer Available

675693
Item #675693

December 24, 1856

THE PRAIRIE STATE, Danville, Illinois, Dec. 24, 1856  A volume 1, nunber 45 issue of this unrecorded title. Four pages, loose at the spine, various old tape mends inside do disfigure.

No Longer Available

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.

No Longer Available

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.

Available Now

$30.00
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  

Available Now

$42.00
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  

Available Now

$30.00
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  

No Longer Available

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  

Available Now

$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  

No Longer Available

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.

Available Now

$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  

No Longer Available

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  

No Longer Available

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  

Available Now

$33.00
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  

No Longer Available

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  

No Longer Available

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.

No Longer Available

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  

No Longer Available

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  

No Longer Available

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  

No Longer Available

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  

No Longer Available

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  

No Longer Available

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  

No Longer Available

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  

No Longer Available

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.

... See More  

No Longer Available

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  

No Longer Available

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  

No Longer Available

If you are searching for a newspaper from a specific date, please note that we have a vast selection available for purchase by using the date picker on our gifts and birthday newspapers page.
[ RSS Feed ]