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172444

Winslow Homer print... Map of the Northern & Southern states...

Item #172444

February 23, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 23, 1861  The front page is taken up with: "Chantrey's Statue of Washington, Now in the State House at Boston, Massachusetts". Prints within include: "Officers' Quarters at Fort Sumter", "Good-by to Sumter", and a quarter page print by famed artist Winslow Homer: "The Late Rev. Dr. Murray", plus a great full p... See More  

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172438

Homer print on the front page... Jefferson Davis...

Item #172438

February 02, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  Feb. 2, 1861 The full front page shows "The Seceding Mississippi Delegation in Congress" done by famed artist Winslow Homer, showing among others Senator Jefferson Davis. Other prints inside include: "Sea Battery, Fort Monroe, Old Point Comfort, Va". The dramatic doublepage centerfold is: "Dream of a Secessionist--Washington and Valley ... See More  

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172432

Fort Sumter...

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January 12, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 12, 1861  Much of front page is taken up with a print of: "Major Anderson, U.S.A., Commanding At Ft. Sumter" with a biography of him. Also in this issue is a dramatic full page: "The Battle of New Orleans, Fought Jan. 8, 1815" & "Sketches of Ft. Moultrie" which has 5 prints; "Senator Seward's Arabian Horses--Maanak... See More  

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613398

Latest news from Mormondom...

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October 10, 1860

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 10, 1860  Page 2 has almost the entire first column taken up with: "Affairs In Utah--Federal Officers in the Territory--The Weather, Crops, etc.--Criminal Incidents--General Intelligence, etc." This article begins: "Much as it may be regretted by the majority of the American people, still it does seem, after all the fuss & smoke, that the Mormon peo... See More  

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685012

Fugitive slave, Pike's Peak, Texas, and the Rocky Mountains...

Item #685012

July 11, 1860

THE WORLD, New York, July 11, 1860  Page 2 has a lengthy report headed: "From The Rocky Mountains" and also a report headed: "From Pike's Peak".

Page 3 has both: "Texas Affairs" and: "From Arizona" the latter having subheads: "Gold" and "Indians Attacking Camp Jecker". 

Page 4 has a report; "Another Fugitive Slave Cas... See More  

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556863

Alms-House Department...

Item #556863

March 23, 1860

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, New York, March 23, 1860 



* Pre civil war almhouses 

* Almhouses drunkeness 



Page 6 report: "The Alms-House Department" "Where it Was & What it Is" "Scenes of Drunkeness & Debauchery" "The Institutions Turned into Dram Shops" "Sensualities Of The Keepers" "Grave Charges against the Governors&q... See More  

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172334

Hon. John Hickman... Japanese mermaid...

Item #172334

February 04, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 4, 1860 Illus. of: 'Hon. John Hickman, of Penna.'. Two nice pages with 5 illustrations on: 'The Hog Trade of Cincinnati' with text as well. 'The Rock of Gibraltar' 'The Japanese Mermaid'.

Additional prints, articles and advertisements.

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584771

The Daniel Sickles trial...

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April 09, 1859

THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a trio of issues dated April 9, 11 & 20, 1859. 



* Daniel sickles murder trial

* Philip Barton Key




The first use of a plea of temporary insanity by a criminal defendant made the Daniel Sickles case noteworthy in American legal history.

Daniel Sickles' murder of Philip Barton Key was the kind of crime that piqued the interest of many, captivating the nation... See More  

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172218

Winslow Homer Christmas prints...

Item #172218

December 25, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1858  The front page features a print: "Santa Claus Paying His Usual Christmas Visit to His Young Friends" shows him in a sleigh pulled by a turkey, with many toys. This is an early image of Santa Claus before the more common imagine created by Thomas Nast changed his appearance forever.

Inside pages have four prints by famed artist Winsl... See More  

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172210

Winslow Homer... Several Thanksgiving-themed prints...

Item #172210

November 27, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 27, 1858  The front page features an article "The Thanksgiving Dinner of the Five Points Children" with a half page illustration.  Two hal fpage illustrations on 'The Alabama State Fair'.  An article "The Late Madame Pfeiffer" also features a small illustration of her. Half page: 'Shipwrecked Crew, Outward-Bound... See More  

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172180

Atlantic Telegraph... Cricket...

Item #172180

August 14, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 14, 1858  The front page features an article and half page illustration of "The Atlantic Telegraph" (England, United States). Inside half page map of "The Gulf of Petielle." Also two illustrations of boats including "The Pei-Ho Forts" and "Victoria, Vancouver's Island." The Great Cricket Match at Hoboken" i... See More  

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172152

Lucknow...

Item #172152

May 08, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1858  Large front page illustration of "Hon. James S. Green, United States Senator From Missouri." Inside are many large illustrations pertaining to "The Final Capture of Lucknow" including "The Martiniere," "The Residency," "Plan of the City of Lucknow," "Lucknow, from the Residency," and &... See More  

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172148

Senator Hale, of New Hampshire... War in Utah...

Item #172148

April 24, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 24, 1858  The front page shows: 'Senator Hale, of New Hampshire' with an accompanying large illustration. 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands' features two illustrations. 'The Island Prison of the King of Delhi" also features three illustrations. Terrific and very displayable full page: 'An Army Train Crossing the Plains'. Two hal... See More  

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172098

Charles Dickens...

Item #172098

November 07, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 7, 1857  The front page features an article "Peace and War" and has two illustrations "What the United States Soldiers are Doing" and "What the British Soldiers are Doing". A full page shows six different Shawl fashion illustrations.  Full page: 'At The Polls' shows a scene at the election polls. Two half page ... See More  

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172086

The 'Central America' disaster...

Item #172086

September 26, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 26, 1857  This issue contains the first report of 'The "Central America", the great ship wreck: "...The catastrophe which we all deplore -- which in the midst of panic strikes a deeper thrill... we can only sympathize and bow in humility, confessing human weakness, and saying, 'Thy will be done!'"

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172080

The Holy Lands...

Item #172080

September 05, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 5, 1857  The front page features: "Princess Charlotte of Belgium" with the accompany article; "The New Archduchess of Austria". Three prints of "The Hair, and Styles of Wearing it". Small print of "Rev. Eugenio Kincaid, Missionary to Burmah". "The Valley of the Amazon" features several smaller illustrat... See More  

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172072

The Holy Laands & much more...

Item #172072

August 08, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 8, 1857   Front page illustration of "An Arab Council" and "Service in the Greek Chapel of the Holy Sepulchre" features an accompanying article "Travel Notes in Bible Lands". Many inside illustration of "Our Excursion to the Fishing Banks." Also a small illustration of "Hon. Henry C. Murphy, U.S. Minister ... See More  

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172070

Five Winslow Homer prints...

Item #172070

August 01, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 1, 1857  The front page has illustrations of" "Tomb of Joseph (at Shechem)" and "Approach to Samaria" with an article: 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands'. The double page centerfold is taken up with five prints by famed artist Winslow Homer: "The Match Between Sophs and Freshman -The Opening" "Freshmen"... See More  

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172036

William Walker... Charles Goodyear...

Item #172036

April 04, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 4, 1857  The front page features an article entitled "After Walker, What Next?" Inside: 'The Story of India Rubber' includes an illustration of 'Charles Goodyear, the American Inventor' and illustrations of 'Tapping the Rubber Tree'. "An Albany Dutchman in Holland" which features several small illustrations.

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172028

Taking of Chinese forts...

Item #172028

March 07, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 7, 1857  A volume 1 issue with a limited number of illustrations, including a few scenes of 'The Wild Huntsman'. An article entitled "How We Took the Chinese Forts" with illustrations 'Barrier Forts' 'Attack of the Portsmouth and Levant Upon the Forts' and 'Fort Tung-Un, after the Complete in 16 pages, in good conditio... See More  

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172022

Map of Southern Africa... Costa Rica...

Item #172022

February 14, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 14, 1857 Just the 7th issue of this title. Two-thirds pg: "Map of the African Continent" showing the bottom half of it. Two pages with 8 prints of: "A Tramp Through the Backwoods of Costa Rica".

Complete in 16 pages, in good condition as shown and contains additional prints and/or related text.

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172020

Creation of the flying eagle cent...

Item #172020

February 07, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 7, 1857   This is the volume one, number six issue as this famous title didn't begin publication until January, 1857.

Page 3 not only has a nice article on the new Flying Eagle penny, but it also includes an illustration of both the obverse and reverse of the new coin.

The complete text, headed "Not A Red Cent" takes half a column a... See More  

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219931

United States Quakers in 1856....

Item #219931

June 26, 1856

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, June 26, 1856.

 

* U.S. Quakers meeting houses

* 19th century from the nation's capital




A front page item below the fold says the Quakers in the U.S. have a total of 715 meeting houses and an aggregate membership of 283,023, plus the number of meeting houses and members in Md., Wash., D.C., Va. and Pa., their favorite State. Other news of th
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631790

$15,000 reward for a huge robbery...

Item #631790

October 09, 1855

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 9, 1855  Page 2 has an interesting "$15,000 Reward" ad in the "Lost and Found" section of the paper, offering much detail on the theft. A few details include: "...the 17th of Sept. last two Boxes were delivered at the office of the American Express Co. in Dubuque, Iowa...Said boxes, on their arrival at the Sub-Treasury in New York were found to ... See More  

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682921

Debate on the Compromise of 1850... Emigrants for the California gold fields...

Item #682921

August 03, 1850

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 1850 Fully half of the front page is taken up with: "Debate In The Senate - The Compromise Bill" This would be the "Compromise of 1850" championed by Henry Clay, which would determine whether new territories gained in the Mexican War would be slave or free. Ultimately the compromise would only delay civil war by ten years.

The ... See More  

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611425

The trial of William Parkinson... The Clinton Barge robbery...

Item #611425

November 22, 1845

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York, November 22, 1845  Page three has a column-wide headline "Wm. Parkinson, Charged with the Clinton Barge Robbery" which also includes an illustration of him as well. See photos for details.

Other news and advertisements of the day are within.

This is complete in four pages with several tiny binding holes along the left spine, otherwise is in good cond... See More  

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684787

Death of John Murrell, the famous "land pirate"... Complaints of election fraud...

Item #684787

November 29, 1844

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., Nov. 29, 1844 



* John Murrell death - "land pirate"

* Mississippi River outlaw




A front page report about the "Death Of Murrell" says: "The Chattanooga Gazette of the 16th announces the death, at Pikeville, Tennessee, of the notorious John A. Morrell, whose name as 'land pirate' figured so frequently in the press... See More  

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213667

Seated Liberty Dollar Coin 1842 News...

Item #213667

September 17, 1842

DOLLAR WEEKLY, Phila., Sept. 17, 1842.

 

* Seated Liberty

* Dollar Coin Masthead

* Print

* 1842 Original News




The masthead has an engraving of a dollar coin which was the cost of an annual subscription. Page 3 report: Great, Bloody and Brutal Prize Fight between Otis Lilly and Tom McCoy--Death of McCoy.



Other news of the day includes: "The Late Indian Murders In Florida" "Pre
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657692

Dorr guilty of treason?...

Item #657692

June 25, 1842

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, June 25, 1842  Page 3 ha a report which is a follow-up to the Dorr Rebellion, noting in part: "...his charge to the grand jury alluded to the recent events in that state & defined particularly what constitutes the crime of treason...all the indications are, that Gov. Dorr, (so called) means to meet what remains of his legislature at Chepachet.... See More  

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219477

Schenectady and Utica railroad company in 1833...

Item #219477

April 27, 1833

NEW-YORK EVENING POST, April 27, 1833.

 

* Schenectady and Utica Railroad Company est.



A page 2 report begins: It will be a matter of public congratulations that the senate...passed the bill from the house to incorporate the Schenectady and Utica railroad company, by a unanimous vote. A few other details as well. Other news of the day includes: "Stage Robbery" "importation and Com
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