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538699

Early Pittsburgh... Smithfield Street Bridge opens...

Item #538699

December 21, 1818

BOSTON COMMERCIAL GAZETTE, December 21, 1818 



* Very early Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

* Smithfield Street Bridge




A page 2 report says: 



* "A splendid Bridge has been erected over the Monongahela, near Pittsburg. On the first day of its being opened for passengers, the flooring was covered with several thousands delighted inhabitants of Pittsburg. This was the Monongahela Brid... See More  

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538588
Item #538588

February 22, 1816

BOSTON COMMERCIAL GAZETTE, Feb. 22, 1816.

 

* Early Cincinnati Ohio population increase

* Early 19th century original




A page 2 item headed Population Of Cincinnati says: 



* The population of the town of Cincinnati in Ohio, according to a Census lately taken, is 6498, including 247 blacks and mulattoes. The population in 1810 was only 2320. 



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538548
Item #538548

February 05, 1858

NEW-YORK HERALD, Feb. 5, 1858.

 

* Santa Anna 

* General Gideon Johnson Pillow




The front page has: 



* General Santa Anna And Pillow 

* The Reply of Santa Anna to Pillows Charges--He Reserves the Right to Challenge Pillow. 

Lengthy reply is signed in type: A. L. De Santa Anna. 



Other news of the day includes: "News From Havana" "Spirit

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538452

USS Niagara...

Item #538452

March 08, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, March 8, 1858.

 

* USS Frigate Niagara 

* Cable laying across the Atlantic Ocean




Front page has: "Departure Of The Niagara", "The Present Prospects and Condition of The Atlantic Telegraph Enterprise", "Is it Possible to Lay a Submarine Cable Across the Atlantic?", "The Reasons why it is Believed to be Practicable",&

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538373

William Hogarth print...

Item #538373

January 01, 1807

"After" Hogarth engraving dated July 1, 1807



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Harlot's Progress".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic portra

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538372

William Hogarth print...

Item #538372

May 01, 1807

"After" Hogarth engraving dated May 1, 1807



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Harlot's Progress".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic portrai

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538371

William Hogarth print...

Item #538371

January 01, 1807

"After" Hogarth engraving dated January 1, 1807



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Harlot's Progress".





William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic p

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538319

Another Tenement House Destroyed by a Fire...

Item #538319

March 29, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, New York City, New York, March 29, 1860



* Another Tenement House Destroyed by Fire...  

* Holocaust To Grasping Landlords... 



Page 3 has: "Shocking Calamity," "Ten Human Being Consumed," "Wild and Frantic Scenes at the Fire," "Melancholy Facts for Consideration at Albany," "Are Not Tenement Houses Full of Voters or V... See More  

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538315

William Hogarth print...

Item #538315

January 01, 1809

"After" Hogarth engraving dated January 1, 1809



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Harlot's Progress".





William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic p

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538314

William Hogarth print...

Item #538314

November 01, 1808

"After" Hogarth engraving dated November 1, 1808



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Harlot's Progress".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic po

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538313

William Hogarth print...

Item #538313

July 01, 1808

"After" Hogarth engraving dated July 1, 1808



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Harlot's Progress".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic portra

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538311

William Hogarth print...

Item #538311

May 01, 1809

"After" Hogarth engraving dated May 1, 1809



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Rake's Progress".

 

William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic

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538310

William Hogarth print...

Item #538310

March 01, 1809

"After" Hogarth engraving dated March 1, 1809



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Rake's Progress".



 

William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realis

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538309

William Hogarth print...

Item #538309

May 01, 1808

"After" Hogarth engraving dated May 1, 1808



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Rake's Progress".



 

William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realisti

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538308

William Hogarth print...

Item #538308

March 01, 1808

"After" Hogarth engraving dated May 1, 1808



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Rake's Progress".



 

William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realisti

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538306

William Hogarth print...

Item #538306

September 01, 1808

"After" Hogarth engraving dated September 1, 1808



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Rake's Progress".

 

William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent real

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538305

William Hogarth print...

Item #538305

March 01, 1808

"After" Hogarth engraving dated March 1, 1808



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Rake's Progress".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic portrai

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538304

William Hogarth print...

Item #538304

March 02, 1807

"After" Hogarth engraving dated March 2, 1807



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Evening".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic portraiture to comi

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538301

William Hogarth print...

Item #538301

January 01, 1807

"After" Hogarth engraving dated January 1, 1807



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Noon".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic portraiture to comic

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538300

William Hogarth print...

Item #538300

November 01, 1808

"After" Hogarth engraving dated November 1, 1808



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Industry and Idleness".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic po

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538299

William Hogarth print...

Item #538299

March 02, 1807

"After" Hogarth engraving dated March 2 1807



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Industry & Idleness".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic port

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538298

William Hogarth print...

Item #538298

May 01, 1807

"After" Hogarth engraving dated May 1 1807



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Industry & Idleness".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic portra

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538297

William Hogarth print...

Item #538297

July 01, 1807

"After" Hogarth engraving dated July 1,1807



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Industry & Idleness".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic portr

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538296

William Hogarth print...

Item #538296

July 01, 1807

"After" Hogarth engraving dated July 1, 1807



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Industry & Idleness".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic port

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538295

William Hogarth print...

Item #538295

September 01, 1807

"After" Hogarth engraving dated September 1, 1807



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Industry & Idleness".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic

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538294

William Hogarth print...

Item #538294

September 01, 1807

"After" Hogarth engraving dated September 1, 1807



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Industry & Idleness".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic

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538293

William Hogarth print...

Item #538293

November 01, 1807

"After" Hogarth engraving dated November 1, 1807



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after a work by William Hogarth titled "Industry & Idleness".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realist

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538292

William Hogarth print...

Item #538292

January 01, 1809

"After" Hogarth engraving dated January 1, 1809



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after a work by William Hogarth titled "Industry & Idleness".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realisti

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538291

William Hogarth print...

Item #538291

August 01, 1808

"After" Hogarth engraving dated August 1, 1808



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after a work by William Hogarth titled "Industry & Idleness".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic

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538290

William Hogarth print...

Item #538290

March 01, 1809

"After" Hogarth engraving dated March 1, 1809



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after a work by William Hogarth titled "Industry & Idleness".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic

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538289

William Hogarth print...

Item #538289

August 01, 1809

"After" Hogarth engraving dated August 1, 1809



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after a work by William Hogarth titled "Industry & Idleness".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic

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538277

William Hogarth print...

Item #538277

January 01, 1806

"After" Hogarth engraving dated 1806.



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after a work by William Hogarth titled "Industry & Idleness".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic portraiture... See More  

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537943

Early & rare from Florida...

Item #537943
THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, 1848  Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly rare are those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, and from over 13 years before the outbreak of the Civil War.  The format is typical of most newspapers of the day, being complete in four pages of folio size, with a wealth of news of the ... See More  

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223024

Sam Houston withdraws as a candidate for President...

Item #223024

September 03, 1860

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 3, 1860 



* Letter signed by Sam Houston withdrawing from the Presidential race


Page 2 contains an article headed:



* "Letter from Sam Houston Withdrawing from the Canvass" datelined Austin, Aug. 18. The letter begins: "To my friends in the United States. I withdraw my name from the list of candidates for the Presidency..." with the full text shown
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222745

Shipping Chart in 1815...

Item #222745

February 04, 1815

NEW-YORK EVENING POST, Feb. 4, 1815.

 

* Chart for various shipping weights

* Early 19th century original



Page 2 has an Abstract of the Tonnage of the Shipping of the several Districts of the United States issued by the Registers Office of the Treasury Department. Abstract measures 9 by 7 1/4 inches.



News of the day includes with advertsiemetns throughout this 4 page issu
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222723

Seated Liberty Dollar in 1842....

Item #222723

May 21, 1842

DOLLAR WEEKLY, N.Y., May 21, 1842.

 

* Seated Liberty Dollar masthead



Has an engraving of a dollar coin in the masthead, the cost of a yearly subscription. The front page has a 3 by 3 1/4 inch engraving: Meeting Of The Antipodes and a humorous caption.



Has two other engravings inside. Seveal topical reports throughout. A volume I issue (number 26). Some minor tears in the oute
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222711

God's hand of judgement?

Item #222711

October 17, 1818

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 17, 1818.



* Early 18th century view of breaking the Sabbath...



A front page report from Buffalo says that a sailboat returning from a party of pleasure overturned Sunday and a young man drowned, although his four companions survived. Concludes by stating: "An extraordinary fatality appears to attend Sabbath-breakers." A pg. 2 item says:
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222605

An unused document from the mid-1800's...

Item #222605

January 01, 1854

An interesting "Quite-Claim" document, printed but never used so not dated on the front save for the printed portions as seen in the photos below, although curiously there is a date on the reverse of 1854. Measures about 8 1/2 by 14 inches, very nice condition.

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222492

Scarce Woman's title for 1807...

Item #222492

October 10, 1807

THE LADYS MISCELLANY, N.Y., Oct. 10, 1807.

 

* scarce woman's newspaper



An uncommon title containing topical reports and literary-related content, apparently for women. Quarto-size, 8 pages., has lite staining in the lower and right margins extending into some text, otherwise good. 8 pages.

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222483

Ship Constitution in 1832....

Item #222483

November 13, 1832

EVENING POST, N.Y., Nov. 13, 1832 Page 2 report:



* Launch.--The ship Constitution, under the command of Josiah Wilson, will be launched to-morrow, 14th inst. at half past one oclock P. M. from the yard of her builders, Smith, Demon & Cornstock. Other news of the day includes: "Artic Land Expedition" "Fire" and more. 4 pages in good condition. Some foxing in the upper half.
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222463

4th of July Fireworks...

Item #222463

July 10, 1855

NEW YORK HERALD, July 10, 1855.

 

* 4th of July Fireworks Display



Front page report: "The Fourth Of July Fireworks Grand Exhibition in the City Parks--Immense Concourse of People--Fun and Frolic in the Crowd--An Alarm of Real Fire, and General Excitement--Glorious Wind Up, and a Good Deal of Smoke." Has the Order Of Arrangement and detailed description of the fireworks.

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222447

Santa Anna - James Cooper in 1829....

Item #222447

September 19, 1829

COLUMBIA CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 19, 1829.

 

* Santa Anna

* James F. Cooper

* Early 19th century original reading




On the front page at the bottom of the last column is a Proclamation by Santa Anna to the Mexican Troops concerning the invasion of the Spanish. Concludes on pg. 2 urging ...Independence or Death..., signed in type: Santa Anna.



Another report says: Mr. Coopers new
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222413

P.T. Barnum's Baby Show in 1855....

Item #222413

June 08, 1855

NEW YORK HERALD, June 8, 1855

 

* P. T. Barnum baby show

* Pre civil war era




Front page has: Barnum's Baby Show Third Day--Another Day--Statistics of the Show--Barnum Excited--A Full House Again--Who Pinches the Babies?--The Prize Children Shown Up & more. Other news of the day includes: "Marine Affairs" "Cricket" "Police Intelligence"
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222408

Giant Mudslide in 1804....

Item #222408

July 12, 1804

BOSTON GAZETTE, July 12, 1804

 

* Virginia mudslide disaster

* Early 19th century original reading




Page 2 has an interesting letter from Winchester, Virginia, that says:

 

* ...a mountain, 15 or 20 miles from that place, had recently burst; and area of 15 or 20 acres of earth fell into the adjacent valley...the force of violence being such as to have crushed and destroy
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222380

Masonic in 1802...

Item #222380

October 20, 1802

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, dated Oct. 20, 1802.

 

* Masons - Masonic

* Early 19th century original reading
 



A page 2 report from New-York states in part:



* ...yesterday morning, the most worshipful master, attended by the officers of the grand lodge...laid the foundation stone of a Masonic Hall. This building is to be situated in Frankfort-street, near the Park; and when
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222281

Texas to be a State?

Item #222281

July 05, 1833

EVENING POST, N.Y., July 5, 1833.

 

* Texas to be a State ?

* Santa Anna

* Quapaw Indians




A page 2 report from Texas states in part that "...one of the Commissioners had returned from the city of Mexico, with the most friendly assurances from President Santa Anna, that Texas will become a State of the Union.... ".



Also has a detailed letter from the Sub-Agent for t
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222277

Eagle shot and killed in 1826....

Item #222277

March 24, 1826

BOSTON RECORDER AND TELEGRAPH, March 24, 1826

 

* Large Golden Eagle shot 

* Early 19th century original reading




Page 3 has a report stating that a Golden Eagle was shot at Corton Point, N.Y. Says the eagle was a yearling, & measured 7 feet 8 inches across the wings, 3 feet from his beak to feet, and that his beak was 3 inches long and 5/8 inches in circumference. Other ne
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222240

John Tyler Resigns from Senate...

Item #222240

March 03, 1836

NEW YORK TIMES, March 3, 1836.



* John Tyler Resigns

* Congress - Senate




On the front page under Resignation Of Mr. Tyler is John Tylers letter of resignation that was laid before the Senate, signed in type: John Tyler.

Other news of the day with several advertisements throughout.

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222101

1854 Montpelier Vermont...

Item #222101

November 02, 1854

WALTONS DAILY JOURNAL, Montpelier, Vt., November 2, 1854.

 

* 19th century Montpelier Vermont



Mostly advertisements, a few topical items and news from the state legislature. An uncommon title from the capital of Vermont. Small folio-size, 4 pages in nice condition

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222081

Watches made in 1833.....

Item #222081

January 08, 1833

EVENING POST, N.Y., Jan. 8, 1833.

 

* Swiss watches and more

* Early 19th century original reading




Page 2 has an item that says:



* It is estimated that 150,000 watches are annually made in France, and about 200,000 are finished only, the movements of which are made in Switzerland, chiefly of gold, and 350,000 clocks, in bronze, gilt, or alabaster cases.



Other news of the day in
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