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November 01, 1781
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, November, 1781
* American Revolutionary War
* Early Cornwallis' surrender rpt.
* General Benedict Arnold
Certainly the most notable content is found near the back under the "Postscript", so noted as it contains recently-received news inserted in the issue just before being printed. It is dated November 27.
The report reads in part: "W... See More
May 07, 1915
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, May 7 and 8, 1915 Two consecutive issues reporting the sinking of the Lusitania.
May 7 issue: The last column of the ftpg. is mostly taken up with headlines on the event including: "TORPEDO DESTROYS LUSITANIA" "Sunk Off Irish Coast by German Submarine--Assistance Is Sent" "Passengers Are Saved, According To Report" "Many Prominen... See More
March 01, 1865
THE SOLDIER'S CASKET, Philadelphia, March, 1865
* Very rare title
This is the volume 1, number 3 issue of a title which lasted but 12 issues, January thru December, 1865. There is no record of it in Mott's "History of American Magazines" and nor can I find information on the internet. It is recorded in "Union List of Serials" which notes that it is held by 8... See More
January 31, 1939
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, Jan. 31, 1939
* Hitler calls for Jewish extermination
The ftpg. has a four column heading: "Hitler Pledges War Aid to Italy; Rome Hails Talk as a Promise to Back Aggression Against France" with subheads. This was one of Hitler's many speeches prior to the outbreak of World War II. This speech in particular was the first time Hitler called... See More
July 23, 1913
EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, July 23, 1913
* Naval Base San Diego to be born ?
A nice issue on the pre-founding era of the United States Navy's relationship with San Diego, one which has grown tremendously ever since 1917 to become the home port of the Pacific Fleet, a base composed of 13 piers, with over 24,000 military personnel and over 10,000 civilian workers. The U.... See More
Item #642836THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1783 Key articles include: "American Votes Respecting the Loyalists" (a report from Worcester, Massachusetts) and "American News", the latter giving some reports of a treaty between the United States and the chiefs of the Six Nations (see image for details).
Among additional articles noted in the table of contents are: "Pa... See More
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