Charleston Harbor

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672418

British Jew Bill... Engraving of a church in Charleston...

Item #672418
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1753  This issue contains a great full page print of: "St. Philip's Church in Charles Town, South Carolina" with just a small bit of text on it on the facing page reading: "The church is esteemed one of the most regular & complete structures of the kind in America. The design was sent us from Charles-Town [Charleston] where
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$215.00
670308

Huge Civil War map on the front page...

Item #670308

April 11, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, April 11, 1863 



* First Battle of Charleston Harbor



The front page is dominated by a huge Civil War map headed: "THE FIGHT AT CHARLESTON - Opening Fire at the Rebel Stronghold...Position of the Rebel Batteries".

Related text is on page 3 with great column heads as well as a small engraving of the ironclad Keokuk.

Twelve pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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$55.00
662131

Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina...

Item #662131

September 08, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 8, 1863 



* Second Battle of Charleston Harbor

* Fort Wagner - Morris Island - South Carolina

* From the capital of the Confederacy




The front page includes; "Latest From The North" "From Charleston--Evacuation of Morris Island" "From Tennessee" "The Courts" "Latest News From the North--The Situation i... See More  

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$74.00
660148

Latest from Atlanta, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #660148

September 29, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Sept. 29, 1864 



* Rare title from the origin of the Civil War



Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Results of the Summer Campaign" "Hood's New Movement" "From the Georgia Front--Affairs at Atlanta" "Latest From the Valley" "and more.

Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner mast... See More  

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$83.00
660142

War news from this notable Confederate city...

Item #660142

October 06, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 6, 1864 



* Rare title from the origin of the Civil War



Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Vice President Stephens and Reconstruction" " "Letter from Richmond" "Affairs on Morris Island--A Yankee Description of the 'Pen' and its Occupants" "The President and the Army" "... See More  

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660140

News from Hood's operations...

Item #660140

October 19, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 19, 1864 



* Rare title from the origin of the Civil War



Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The News of Hood's Operations" "Letter from Richmond" "From the Valley - Camp near New Market" "Interesting from the North" "Mobile and Charleston" and more.

Some war items on the ... See More  

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$67.00
660139

Sherman's report on the Atlanta campaign...

Item #660139

October 20, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 20, 1864 



* Rare publicaton from the origin of the Civil War

* General William T. Sherman & the Atlanta campaign




Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Important From Hood--Our Army on the Outskirts of Chattanooga" "Successful Skirmishing In Florida" "Yankee Reports from Louisiana" "From th... See More  

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660138

Morgan's betrayer... Ben Butler's anger...

Item #660138

October 22, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 22, 1864 



* From the origin of the Civil War



Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "News From the North" which includes a dispatch signed by Benjamin Butler, concerning anger over the Confederates employing captured colored soldiers in digging trenches, with his similar retaliation (see).

"Mrs. Lucy Williams--Mor... See More  

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660134

President Jefferson Davis addresses his Congress...

Item #660134

November 08, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Nov. 8, 1864 



* Confederate president Jefferson Davis

* Rare title from the origin of the Civil War




Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Glorious Achievements of Forrest's Horse Marines" "Yankee Army News" "The Tennessee Valley Campaign" "The President's Message" in which he presents ... See More  

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$84.00
659373

Fortifications of ports & harbors of the United States...

Item #659373

February 03, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Feb. 3, 1796  Various news & ads of the day including an illustrated stagecoach ad. The front page begins with a: "Report from the Department of War Relative to the Fortification of the Ports and Harbours of the United States" with specifics on Salem, Marblehead, New London, New York, Philadelphia, Savannah, Charleston, Norfolk, A... See More  

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656931

Charleston, South Carolina from the Civil War...

Item #656931

January 31, 1863

(single-leaf from) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, January 31, 1863



This is a single-page print which would be great for display. The page contains four engravings entitled: "Middle-Ground Battery, Charleston, S.C." "The Charleston Iron-Clad Fleet" "Folley's Battery Near the Light-House, at Charleston, South Carolina" and "Our Blockading Fleet off North... See More  

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654598

Nice map on the prelude to the Civil War...

Item #654598

December 28, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 28, 1860 



* Charleston Bay, South Carolina

* Pre Civil War map - Fort Sumter & more




A very nice issue from a few months before the outbreak of the Civil War, and just after South Carolina became the first state to secede from the Union.

The front page has much on the situation in South Carolina including a very nice map headed: "PLAN & VIEW OF THE FO... See More  

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$65.00
653859

Entire front page is a Civil War map...

Item #653859

August 29, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 29, 1863 



* Second Battle of Charleston Harbor

* Fort Sumter & more - Terrific map




A fantastic display issue as the entire front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "THE HARBOR, FORTIFICATIONS, AND CITY OF CHARLESTON" showing the greater Charleston vicinity. Many Civil War reports inside.

Eight pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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$109.00
651171

Much action near Charleston...

Item #651171

February 06, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 6, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Removal of Gen. Butler" "The Affair Off Charleston Harbor" "The Affair at Fort Donelson" "The Rebels Driven in Great Disorder" "The Blockade of Charleston" "They were To Attack the City" "The Defeat of Pryor on the Blackwater" "... See More  

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650855

Much on the siege of Charleston...

Item #650855

September 07, 1863

BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 7, 1863



* Second Battle of Charleston Harbor

* General Quincy Adams Gillmore




Much on the siege of Charleston with the top of a ftpg. column headed: "Charleston" "Progress of the Siege--Effect of Gen. Gillmorte's Shelling" and then on page 2: "The Siege Of Charleston" "The Rebel Cause in Northern Georgia".

Four pages... See More  

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648536

History is about to be made...

Item #648536

March 29, 1861

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, March 29, 1861 



* From the origin of the Civil War just prior to the outbreak



South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union which it did on Dec. 20, 1860. Plus the war began in Charleston harbor with the bombing of Fort Sumter just two weeks after the date of this issue.

The front page has: "United States Army & Navy News&q... See More  

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647114

A battle of ironclads...

Item #647114

February 06, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 6, 1863  Among the ftpg. one column heads are: "Important From the South" "The Affair at Charleston Harbor" "The Union Iron-Clad Gunboat Ironsides Off Charleston" "Tremendous Military Efforts of the Rebels" "HIGHLY IMPORTANT NEWS" "Rebel Reports Relative to Affairs off Charleston" "The Port Completely Block... See More  

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646918

Texas joins the Confederacy... Just before the war begins...

Item #646918

March 26, 1861

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, March 26, 1861 



* From the origin of the Civil War just prior to outbreak



South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union which it did on Dec. 20, 1860. Plus the war began in Charleston harbor with the bombing of Fort Sumter just a few weeks after the date of this issue. The front page includes: "Admission of Northern States into ... See More  

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$196.00
640800

British Jew Bill... Engraving of a church in Charleston...

Item #640800
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1753 



* Early Charleston SC church print

* The British Jew Bill - Judaica




This issue contains a great full page print of: "St. Philip's Church in Charles Town, South Carolina" with just a small bit of text on it on the facing page reading: "The church is esteemed one of the most regular & complete structures of
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$240.00
634435

The Mississippi Marauders...

Item #634435

September 30, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 30, 1863  Among the ftpg. one column Civil War heads are: "Interesting From New Orleans" "The Good Health of the City" "The Mississippi Marauders" "From Charleston Harbor" "Description of the Rebel Works" "Honors to Gen. Gilmore" "Destitution of the Florida's Crew" and more.

Eight pages, nice cond... See More  

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$13.50
620413

War reports in this weekly newspaper...

Item #620413

February 21, 1863

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 21, 1863 A wealth of war-related reports, including column heads: "Dept. of North Carolina" "Department of Virginia" "Bases of Reconstruction" "The Late Attack on Fort McAllister, Georgia--The Montauk Under Fire" "The Affair In Charleston Harbor" "The Rebel Blockade at Vicksburg" "The Conscription Bill&q... See More  

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620409

The situation at Charleston...

Item #620409

February 17, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 17, 1863 



* Action off Galveston Light

* USS Hatteras sinking

* Homer C. Blake




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Loss of the Hatteras" "Official Report of Com. Blake" "Desperate Encounter at Close Quarters" "Encouraging Reports from the Army" "Effect of the Iron Will of Gen. Hooker" &qu... See More  

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620168

Much action near Charleston...

Item #620168

February 06, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 6, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Removal of Gen. Butler" "The Affair Off Charleston Harbor" "The Affair at Fort Donelson" "The Rebels Driven in Great Disorder" "The Blockade of Charleston" "They were To Attack the City" "The Defeat of Pryor on the Blackwater" "... See More  

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611622

Rumblings of the Civil War...

Item #611622

January 25, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 25, 1861  Page 6 has column heads including: "The Pro-Slavery Rebellion" "Affairs At Charleston" "The Soldiers Tired of Camp Duty" "Worthlessness of Charleston Harbor" "Weakness of Fort Sumter" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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602000

Charleston harbor blockaded...

Item #602000

December 26, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 26, 1861  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Sunken Fleet" "The Main Channel to Charleston Harbor Destroyed" "Sixteen of the Stone Fleet Sunk Across It" and more.

Eight pages, very nice condition.

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597282

Huge Civil War map of Charleston harbor...

Item #597282

August 05, 1863

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 5, 1863 



* Charleston, South Carolina Harbor map



The front page features a huge Civil War map headed: "THE IMPORTANT OPERATIONS AT CHARLESTON." Plus there are some one column heads including: "On To Charleston" "The Bombardment of Fort Wagner" and more (see photos).

Eight pages, great condition, and a great newspaper for display w... See More  

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$64.00
582881

Star of the West...

Item #582881

January 11, 1861

NEW-YORK TIMES, January 11, 1861



* Star of the West



Page 1 has a subheader reading: "Confirmation of the Reports Relative to the Star of the West".



Page 5 has the following headlines: "ARRIVAL OF THE NOVA SCOTIAN" "BOMBARDMENT OF GAETA" and more.



Many believe that Star of the West incident was the actual start of the Civil War.



Other news of the day in... See More  

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$65.00
565558

Chattanooga, Tennessee... Charleston, South Carolina...

Item #565558

October 07, 1863

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, October 7, 1863



* Civil War era original reading

* Chattanooga, Tennessee

* Charleston, South Carolina



This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are:



* FROM CHARLESTON HARBOR

* Progress of Gen. Gillmore's Operations

* Further Attentions to Fort... See More  

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556672

Fort Donelson...

Item #556672

February 06, 1863

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York City, February 6, 1863.



* Charleston Harbor SC

* Ironclad warships

* Fort Donelson Tennessee



This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration.



Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are:



* IMPORTANT FROM THE SOUTH

* The Affair Off Charleston Harbor

* The Union Iron-Clad Gunboat Ironsides
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177621

Theft of the Mona Lisa...

Item #177621

September 09, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 9, 1911



This issue has a full, color cover before the front page. The front page of this issue is a photo of "Alfonso Goes on His Vacation."



This issue has an article of "The Startling Theft of a Priceless Painting--"Mona Lisa.'" The double page illustration is of "Waiting for the Ships That Will Never Come In" b... See More  

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177601
Item #177601

April 08, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City,  April 8, 1911



There is a full color cover page on this issue. The front page of this issue is an illustration of "Revenge is Sweet" by Kemble.



This issue has a photo of "New York's Democratic Senator" and an illustration of "Champ Clark and His Friends." There is a photo of "The Burning of New York's State C... See More  

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177022

Mary Anderson....

Item #177022

January 09, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  January 9, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue with an illustration. The front page of this issue has a photo of "Where Many Thousands Perished."



This issue has photos of "Europe's Appalling Calamity"; "The Tragedy on the Mediterranean"; "Mary Anderson, That Was"; and there are illustrations o... See More  

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177405

The Death of Lady Curzon.... H.G. Wells...

Item #177405

August 18, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 18, 1906 There is a front page illustration, "The English Cousin Arrives" by George McEvoy. There is both an article, "The Future in America" by H. G. Wells, author of War of the Worlds, and illustrations by Vernon Howe Bailey and E. V. Nanherdy to go with the article. "Japan's Capacity for the Supremacy of the ... See More  

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213757

1863 Pontotoc, Mississippi...

Item #213757

April 24, 1863

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1863  



* Ponotoc, Mississippi
* The Cumberland Cleared


This 8 page newspaper is in nice (not brittle at all) condition (except for little water staining and minor margin wear) due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this important time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with interesting Civil War reports from the time i
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$27.00
206671

"Great Expectations" Collection IV

Item #206671

March 30, 1861

Harper's Weekly, March 30, 1861 through May 4, 1861. This is a six-issue set (part 4) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.



This set would look great displayed in one of our 17 inch by 14 inch display cases which can be viewed at www.rar... See More  

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$332.00
206668

"Great Expectations" Collection III - 6 issues...

Item #206668

February 16, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, February 16, 1861 through March 23, 1861. This is a six-issue set (part 3) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.



The individual issues are described as:



HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 16, 1861 Full ftpg. is an extremely d... See More  

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$452.00
206665

"Great Expectations" Collection II...

Item #206665

January 05, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 5, 1861 through February 9, 1861. This is a six-issue set (part 2) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.



This set would look great displayed in one of our 17 inch by 14 inch display cases which can be v... See More  

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$332.00
177064

Mark Twain...

Item #177064

December 15, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 15, 1900 Color front page of Mark Twain; The Surprise Party to Mark Twain; Scenes on the Island of Guam; The Opening of Congress; fullpage "The National Capitols of the United States"; doublepage centerfold "A Surprise Party to Mark Twain by His Characters"; Oscar Wilde; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.

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$125.00
175238

Logging in Michigan...

Item #175238

November 12, 1887

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 12, 1887  Full front pg. illus. of "Arrested on Arrival." Inside are three small portraits of "The Late John Murray Carnochan, M.D.," "The Late Rear Admiral Nicholson," and "Hon. Joseph Chamberlain, M.P., British Commissioner to the Fisheries Conference." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Jenny Lind as she Appeared i... See More  

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172422

Fortifications for the Defense of the City of New York...

Item #172422

December 08, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 8, 1860 Ftpg. article & illus. of; 'Hon. Roger B. Taney, Chief Justice of the U.S.'. Four illus. re. 'The Marine School at Charleston, S.C.'. Terrific & very displayable dblpgctrfld: 'General View of the Fortifications for the Defense of the City of New York' shows 7 forts in the vicinity, including ones at Long Is., Staten Is., Gov.'s ... See More  

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172580

The slave Robert Smalls... A Winslow Homer centerfold...

Item #172580

June 14, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 14, 1862  Perhaps the most notable print (with related text) is that of: "Robert Smalls, Captain of the Gun Boat 'Planter' " which includes a related article as well.  As Wikipedia notes, Robert Smalls was an enslaved African American who freed himself, his crew and their families from slavery by commandeering a Confederate transport ... See More  

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172670

Much concerning Charleston... Two Winslow Homer prints...

Item #172670

April 25, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 25, 1863  The full front page is a print of: "Admiral Samuel F. Dupont, Commanding the Fleet Off Charleston". Inside page prints include a full page by famed artist Winslow Homer: "Great Sumter Meeting in Union Square, New York"; a full page Thomas Nast cartoon: "A Group of Butternut Prisoners, Taken from Life"; a full page ma... See More  

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172416

Election of Abraham Lincoln as President...

Item #172416

November 17, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 17, 1860  The full front page shows: 'Gen. Guiseppe Garibaldi" who was considered the George Washington of Italy, the person most responsible for uniting the country. There is also a page two article on him.

Other prints include a nice full pg. of: "Fort Moultrie (Sullivan's Island), Charleston, South Carolina in the Distance", a... See More  

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174210

Nast on Boss Tweed...

Item #174210

January 19, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 19, 1878 Full ftpg. Nast: 'The Tweed-ization Of Silver' & another fullpg. Nast: 'Ideal Money'. Nice fullpg: 'A Warm Bed For Uncle' Two halfpg. views: 'Loading Cotton at Charleston' & 'A Cotton Wharf, Charleston, S.C.' 3/4 pg: 'Henry Stanley, The African Explorer' with text.

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172668

Blockade running at Vicksburg...

Item #172668

April 18, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 18, 1863  The front page has a print: "The Rams 'Switzerland' and 'Lancaster' Running the Blockade at Vicksburg" with related text. Inside has two full pages with 7 images: "Headquarters at the Army of the Potomac--Blacksmiths Department--Stables and Negro Servants' Tent--General Hooker's Tent--Army Mail Leaving Headq... See More  

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174424

Harbor of Charleston...

Item #174424

January 31, 1880

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 31, 1880  Full ftpg. Nast cartoon: 'Another Investigation Committee' shows a Black man in Kansas holding a bag reading: 'Exodus from the South'. Nearly halfpg: 'Whale Captured in the Harbor of Charleston, S.C.'. Illus. of 'The Late Frank Leslie'. Several illustrations of: 'Paris Under the Snow'. Another fullpg. Nas... See More  

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172646

Slaves fleeing into Union camps...

Item #172646

January 31, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 31, 1863 The full front page is a print: "Army Beef" showing soldiers shooting cattle, with 2 smaller vignettes.

Inside has a full page: "Contrabands Coming Into Camp in Consequence of the Proclamation", referring to the recent Emancipation Proclamation. It shows many African-Americans and presumed slaves. Also a full page with 2 prints: ... See More  

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172358

Democratic Convention...

Item #172358

April 28, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 28, 1860 Ftpg. shows: 'Delegates to the Democratic Convention Leaving the Charleston Hotel'. Also a halfpg. scene of the Convention Hall at Charleston, S.C., plus a great dblpgctrfld. showing them in session at Charleston. 'Statue of Henry Clay, at New Orleans'. The back page has a notice for "The Base Ball Player's Pocket Companion&quo... See More  

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172428

Christmas Day... Charles Dickens, new serial story...

Item #172428

December 29, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 29, 1860 Full ftpg: 'Christmas Day, 1860' shows a family at Christmas dinner. Nice fullpg: 'Christmas Chimes at Trinity Church, N.Y.   This issue also contains a serialized portion of "Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens.  In addition, the 1st installment of  "Dickens's Christmas Story - A MESSAGE FROM THE SEA" is also... See More  

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172864

Sherman's march through the South...

Item #172864

March 04, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 4, 1865  The full front page is a print: "Sherman's March Through South Carolina--Road at the Swamp Crossings." which also has a nice page 2 editorial: "Sherman's True Victory.

Other prints inside include: "Camp Ford, Texas" "The Double-ender 'Pontiac' Descending the Savannah River" "Charleston &... See More  

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