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May 03, 1851
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, May 3, 1851 On pg. 2 under Interesting And Important Discovery is a report discussing the discovery "...of and valuable mineral, Phosphate of Lime, occurring in large quantities in Hurdstown, near the...Morris Canal, in New Jersey..." and more.
January 05, 1824
NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT & STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Jan. 5, 1824 The front page has: The Post Boys Address To The Patrons of the New Hampshire Patriot and State Gazette. Takes 2 1/3 columns. Hole affects two words in the address, bit of lite fold foxing.
September 13, 1854
INDEPENDENT PRESS, Lawrenceburgh, Indiana, Sept. 13, 1854 On the ftpg. under Auto-Biography Of Barnum is an excerpt from an early chapter about his first visit to New York. Takes two columns. Lite foxing.
January 11, 1855
COUNTRY GENTLEMAN, Albany, N.Y., Jan. 11, 1855 Bkpg. has a poem: Maud Muller by John Greenlief Whittier. Quarto-size, 16 pgs., the bkpg. has some foxing, with just a bit in the poem.
August 01, 1842
LONG ISLAND DEMOCRAT, Jamaica, N.Y., Aug. 1, 1842 Taking much of the front page is a short story: The Threefold Destiny. A Fairy Legend. by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Also a poem: Life. By William Cullen Bryant. Subscribers name written above the masthead. Lite foxing.
August 14, 1820
NATIONAL ADVOCATE, N.Y. Aug. 14, 1820 The front page has a land claim notice and a land survey notice, each signed in type: James Monroe. First leaf has a small, narrow hole in unrelated content.
October 13, 1801
MERCURY AND NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, Oct. 13, 1801 Brief item on pg. 2 says: "The slaves form about one sixth part of the population of the United States; and three fifths, the number represented in Congress, about one tenth." Bkpg. ad headed: Spermaceti and Whale Oil with details.
Ftpg. has some ink stains in the left margin, some foxing.
September 24, 1859
GLEASON'S PICTORIAL LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, Sept. 24, 1859 See the photo for what has to be one of the more ornate & decorative front pages to be found from the 19th century--very displayable! The bottom of the front page has a nice print captioned "View Of The Town of Owego, New York" with a front page article on the town as well. You get the complete 8 page issue which has a few ot... See More
September 12, 1851
INDEPENDENT PRESS, Lawrenceburgh, Ind., Sept. 12, 1851 On the front page under Odd Fellows Emblems is a lengthy article which explains the various emblems of the Odd Fellowship. Minor archival mend on the second leaf.
March 04, 1822
NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, NH March 4, 1822 On the front page under an engraving of an eagle and shield is a Treaty of Peace and Amity between the United States and the Dey and Regency of Algiers, signed in type: James Monroe. Subscribers name written above the masthead.
May 23, 1834
AMERICAN SENTINEL, Phila., May 23, 1834 An uncommon title containing mostly ads. Some news and other content on page 2. Occasional foxing.
November 09, 1838
NEW YORK TIMES, AND COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCER, Nov. 9, 1838 Has many ads, some news. A volume I issue of this uncommon title. Each leaf has an archival mend to a minor tear at the spine, bit of lite staining along the spine.
November 04, 1807
NEW YORK EVENING POST, Nov. 4, 1807 The front page is filled with ads including 12 illustrated ship ads. Page 3 has an interesting column which contains illustrations of the mocking bird, a squirrel, and a dog (see photo). Eaerly for such illustrations. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.
Item #207496COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, dated during the War of 1812. The issue you will receive is similar to the issues shown in the image - slight wear, minor staining and foxing, etc.. The issue will be dated from during the War of 1812 (between 6/18/1812 and 2/18/1815), and will have war related news and news of the day. A great issue to own at an incredible price. Although the im... See More
Item #207492THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England. This magazine is dated in the 1820's and contains about 56 pages. The front page has a nice engraving of St. John's Gate.
The issue contains news & articles from around the world and is in nice condition. A nice period item form the 19th century. Please note - the issue you will receive will be dated from the 1820's, and will be... See More
October 17, 1829
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, October 17, 1829 This 16 page newspaper has interesting news of the day throughout. A lot of the news in this newspaper is government related. Featured in this issue are interesting reports and figures on Pennsylvania canals and railroads. This issue is in nice condition except for little staining.
January 09, 1819
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, MA, Jan. 9, 1819 A pg. 2 report from "Kentucky" says that Col. Johnson is preparing two steam boats to ascend the Missouri in the spring, with troops and provisions to the Yellowstone River. Mentions that the expedition group is building a fort at Cow Island 400 miles above St. Louis, that the Indians exhibit a "hostile disposition" and that they cannot proceed withou... See More
June 26, 1819
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 26, 1819 Page 2 has: "Yellowstone Expedition" which has two letters from Col. Johnson, the first from "off Cape Girardeau" and nearly "50 miles against the current of the Mississippi" with mention of difficult perils encountered on the river, and a second letter reporting that he was at St. Louis with 200 tons of provisions but t... See More
December 22, 1841
MANCHESTER MEMORIAL AND PEOPLES, HERALD, New Hampshire, Dec. 22, 1841 Has literary content, topical reports, bits of news, and ads. Nice masthead.
Has a small hole at the fold juncture, a few stains above the masthead, and a foxing spot in the middle.
September 26, 1817
SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Massachusetts, Sept. 26, 1817 On the front page under "Presidents Return" are details about the reception for President Monroe upon his return to Washington, including the text of a "verbal salutation" from a military officer, plus an address from the mayor, and the Presidents reply, signed in type: James Monroe. In good, untrimmed condition.... See More
July 13, 1849
THE SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, July 13, 1849 Page 2 contains an interesting article headed: "San Diego, California" which gives one of the earliest descriptions of this now-famous and now-large city to be found in print anywhere. See the photos below for the full text which describes what was then a quite small village which was: "...a collection of one story adobe hovels & the filth ... See More
May 12, 1823
NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT & STATE GAZETTE, Concord, May 12, 1823 On the ftpg. under a woodcut of an eagle is: "An Act to regulate the Commercial Intercourse between the United States and certain British colonial ports," signed in type: James Monroe. Subscribers name written above the masthead, two foxing spots in this content.
August 22, 1850
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Aug. 22, 1850 Pg. 3 has a letter to the editor: "On African Colonization". Under "Arctic Expedition" is a dispatch from Lieut. De Haven, commander of the U.S. expedition in search of Sir John Franklin.
Item #206983THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE from London England. This magazine is dated: July 1, 1802 and is about 55 pages in length. The front page of this issue has a nice masthead of St. John's Gate and contains news & stories from around the world during this very early time in history. Very interesting reading from the day it was first reported which includes a lengthy article on the life of G... See More
May 31, 1851
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, May 31, 1851 Ftpg. article: "To Make Artificial Marble And Stone". Also under "Communications" are three letters: "Rotary Motion Of The Earth" "M. Foucaults Demonstration Of The Earths Rotation" "Mr. Foucaults Experiment". Lite rubbing on the front page.
October 06, 1801
SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Oct. 6, 1801 Ftpg. has: "New Census" "Views Derived From The New Census". Different tables showing the population changes and the effect on the number of Representatives allotted for various states. Takes a full column.
Archival mend to a tear in the lower left corner of each leaf, occasional foxing.
December 10, 1841
MANCHESTER REPRESENTATIVE, Manchester, N.H., Dec. 10, 1841 Front page: poem: "The Death of the Flowers. By W. C. Bryant". Brief report on pg. 2: "Santa Anna is now said to be...established as Dictator in Mexico. It is also reported that he will...march into the Mexican territory, with an army of 10,000 men.". Bit of lite rubbing on the front page, traces of foxing.
May 01, 1851
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, May 1, 1851 Interesting correspondence on the front page under: "Travel On The Mississippi River" takes about 1/2 the column. Page 2 essay: "Means Of Compensating For The Scarcity Of Silver Coin". Bit of rubbing in unrelated content on the ftpg.
October 26, 1821
SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Massachusetts, Oct. 26, 1821 An interesting page 2 report reads: "Phineas Davis, of York, Pennsylvania, has made an ingenious little watch...now exhibited in the Philadelphia Museum. Its circumference is a little less that a six penny bit, and only 3 16ths of an inch in depth; it...keeps good time, and goes for 30 hours...". Good condition, untrimmed.
February 01, 1812
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 1, 1812 Page 2 has a report made to Congress concerning "American Exports". Also a list of "Promotions and Appointments" in the "old establishment" of the United States Army. Occasional foxing. Untrimmed. 4 pages.
February 18, 1834
REGISTER OF DEBATES, Washington, Feb. 18, 1834 An ocatavo-size publication containing a "full report" of the debates in both Houses of Congress. A volume I issue (number13) of this title published by the famous Duff Green. Lite stain in the upper right corner, occasional foxing. Has 32 pgs.
January 26, 1856
SUNDAY SCHOOL ADVOCATE, N.Y., Jan. 26, 1856 Mostly religious-related content, with a few illustrations and a nice religious-themed masthead. Quarto-size, 8 pgs., traces of foxing. Uncut.
March 06, 1858
DAILY NEWS from Newburgh, NY and dated March 6, 1858. This 4 page newspaper is in good condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this time in history. This issue has news of the day & many interesting advertisements which gives a good idea how life was back then. A nice issue from this Southern New York town.
July 22, 1847
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 23, 1860 The ftpg. has a poem: "The House In The Meadow. By Louise Chandler Moulton". Moulton was one of the more famous female poets of the era.
July 22, 1847
NEW YORK HERALD, July 22, 1847 Page 2 articles: "The Watering Places" "Visit to Saratoga Lake--Magnificent Scenery--Sulphur Springs--The Park at the U.S. Hotel" & "Steamboat St. Louis--Pleasure Trip to Green Bay--Milwaukie--Green Bay and its Island Scenery--The Manitou Islands" & " Mackinaw Island--The Scenery of the Queen Island of the Lakes--The F... See More
January 09, 1826
NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT & STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Jan. 9, 1826 The front page has: " The Post Boy To The Patrons Of The N.H. Patriot & State Gazette". Bit of lite fold wear and two minor foxing spots in this content, spine is a bit irregular, occasional foxing.
January 03, 1831
NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, NH, Jan. 3, 1831 Pg. 2 has: " The Post Boys Address To the Patrons of the New-Hampshire Patriot and State Gazette". Lite fold rubbing on the ftpg. causes a small hole in unrelated content, occasional foxing.
January 02, 1832
NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Jan. 2, 1832 Taking two columns on pg. 2 is: " The Carriers Address To the Patrons of the New-Hamsphire and State Gazette. 1832". Trimmed close at the top causing minor loss to the masthead, very small hole in the background of the address.
January 26, 1859
NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 26, 1859 On pg. 7 under "Equal Rights At Union College" is a letter which asks if the college, "endorsed by the state", can refuse the admission of a "young colored man", despite his stellar qualifications. Says the college president asked the junior class to make the decision who, by a majority of ten, voted in favor of admission, but he ... See More
February 27, 1837
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Feb. 27, 1837 Ftpg. ad: "Last Day The Siamese Twin Brothers---CHANG-ENG...have fixed, Wednesday, March 1, as...their last day of...stay in this city...At The Globe Hotel...". Subscribers name written above the masthead.
December 12, 1831
NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Dec. 12, 1831 The " Message" from the President to Congress takes much of pg. 2, signed in type: Andrew Jackson. Bit of lite rubbing in the message, stray writing above the masthead "bleeds" through to pg. 2, occasional foxing.
June 13, 1831
NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord NH June 13, 1831 On the front page under an engraving of an eagle and shield is "A Proclamation" concerning a "Treaty of Commerce and Navigation between the United States and His Majesty the Emperor of Austria". Includes the articles of the treaty, signed in type: Andrew Jackson. Occasional foxing.
May 14, 1841
NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord NH May 14, 1841 On pg. 3 under an engraving of an eagle is "A Proclamation" concerning a "Treaty Of Commerce and Navigation between the United States of America and His Majesty the King of Hanover". Includes the articles of the treaty, signed in type: M. Van Buren. Lite fold foxing, mostly on the front page, otherwise in ni... See More
January 28, 1847
NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Jan. 28, 1847 On the ftpg. under an engraving of an eagle and shield are a "Convention With The Grand Duchy Of Hesse Cassel For The Abolition Of The Droit DAuabaine And Of Taxes On Emigration", a "Treaty With Belgium, Of Commerce And Navigation", a "Treaty With The Two Sicilies Of Commerce And Navigation", a &quo... See More
February 07, 1850
THE DEMOCRAT, Manchester, N.H., Feb. 7, 1850 The ftpg. has a poem: "The First Snow Fall. By James Russell Lowell". Vertical dampstaining in unrelated content affecting each leaf. 4 pages.
March 10, 1842
NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, March 10, 1842 On pg. 2 under "Mr. Pierces Resignation" is a letter from Franklin Pierce to Gov. Page resigning his seat in the U.S. Senate, signed in type: Franklin Pierce.
January 31, 1850
THE DEMOCRAT, Manchester, N.H., Jan. 31, 1850 Ftpg. has the words of a poem: "The Day is Gone By Longfellow". Vertical dampstaining through the middle does not affect this content.
December 23, 1820
NATIONAL ADVOCATE, N.Y., Dec. 23, 1820 Pg. 2 has a "Description Of The Interior Of The New U. States Bank Building". Stray writing above the masthead, trimmed close at the bottom causing minor unrelated loss.
February 19, 1841
MANCHESTER REPRESENTATIVE, Manchester, N.H., Feb. 19, 1841 On pg. 2 under "Arrival of General Harrison" is a commentary stating in part: "Gen. Harrison has...already falsified the profession of log cabin plainness, simplicity and modesty...".
Lite rubbing on the ftpg. some lite foxing.
July 03, 1820
NATIONAL ADVOCATE, New York, July 3, 1820 "Daring Outrage" on pg. 2 describes the capture of a ship off Cape Henry by a "piratical brig". Pg. 3 has an ad for a "Circus" on Broadway with details about "Monsieur Godreau", a tight- rope walker.
First leaf has a small hole in unrelated content.
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