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153240

Item #153240
THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, 1867. This was when this famous--and very old--periodical was still done in newspaper format. Contains various news of the day both local & national, plus a wealth of period ads as well. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures about 1... See More  

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204772

Walla Walla, Washington...

Item #204772
WALLA WALLA STATESMAN, Washington, 1867  This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for Washington. Nice condition.&... See More  

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568216

Tiny newspaper...

Item #568216
THE O.C. DAILY, 1867  No, it's not from Orange County, but rather from the Oneida Community in New York. This is a tiny newspaper, measuring just 4 by 5 inches, four pages. Various tidbits, great condition. Note: month and day will be different than the one shown in the photo.

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573947

Great for Christmas gifts...

3 19th century issues from "Bethlehem"...

Item #573947
(3 issues) BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, PA, dated in 1867  This is a special offering for the month of August - a three issue set of original post-Civil War 19th century issues from Bethlehem, PA.  Each issue contains a wealth of post-war/reconstruction era reporting and is loaded with period advertisements - including many wood-cut ads. Nice to have mid-19th century issues from wh... See More  

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649285

Tiny newspaper...

Item #649285
THE O.C. DAILY, 1867  No, it's not from Orange County, but rather from the Oneida Community in New York. This is a tiny newspaper, measuring just 4 by 5 inches, four pages. Various tidbits, great condition. Note: month and day will be different than the one shown in the photo.

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652027

The early wine industry in California...

Item #652027

January 02, 1867

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Jan. 2, 1867  The ftpg. includes a nice article concerning the early wine industry in California: "The Vine Culture In Southern California".

Eight pages, good condition.

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173056

Military asylum...

Item #173056

January 05, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 5, 1867. Halfpg: 'Military Asylum, Washington, D.C.' and a very nice print of: 'Rice Culture on the Ogeechee, Near Savannah, Ga.' showing eight scenes in the process of growing rice. Halfpg: 'Turkey Shooting'. Other news and advertisements of the day are included.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173058

Emancipation illustration...

Item #173058

January 12, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 12, 1867. The front of this issue is of a fullpage illustration "Isaac Watts and His Mother at the Prison-Gate" which has an accompanying article. Inside is an article "Frederick Douglass" which is a letter address to the Editor. Two quarter-page illustrations represent "The Foundling" and the "New York Foundlings" arti... See More  

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644038

Indian troubles near Fort Laramie...

Item #644038

January 14, 1867

DAILY PRESS & TIMES, Nashville, Tennessee, Jan. 14, 1867 



* Red Cloud's War - Indians

* Fort Laramie, Wyoming




Among column heads: "New Project for Reorganization of Southern State Governments" "From Fort Laramie--Mail Train Attacked--Troops Concentrating" "Anticipated Indian Raid in the Platte Valley" "Letter from Henry Ward Beecher to Gov. Br... See More  

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173060
Item #173060

January 19, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1867. Nice full ftpg: 'Grandpa Is Coming!' Halfpg. 'Social Science: Cooking Our Own Dinner' & 'Railroad Train in a Snow Drift'. Nice fullpg: 'Coming From Church: Scene on the Bayou LaFourche' Halfpg: 'James Gordon Bennett, Jr.' 1/3 pg: 'Wreck of the Steamer Commodore'.

Other news and advertisements of t... See More  

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173062

Wreck of the "Islander"... Honorable Roscoe Conkling...

Item #173062

January 26, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 26, 1867. Front 1/4 pg. illus. of "Hon. Roscoe Conkling, New York Senator Elect." Also a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Rescue of the Crew of the Wrecked Tug "Islander"." Inside contains many illus. pertaining to "The Mine Explosion in England" including "...The Explosion," "...Descent of Volunteers," "...D... See More  

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605003

Negro suffrage...

Item #605003

January 31, 1867

WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, January 31, 1867



* Negroes suffrage

* District of Columbia




Page 2 has a small one column heading: "Negro Suffrage" See image for text here.

Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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173064

Skating... Cotton plantation...

Item #173064

February 02, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 2, 1867. Ftpg. has 2 views of the 'St. John, New Brunswick, Skating Rink' building. Great dblpgctrfld: 'Scenes on a Cotton Plantation' shows 12 scenes, most showing Blacks in various chores, including picking, hoeing & with the cotton gin. 'Burning of the Hyatt House, Janesville, Wis.'

Other news and advertisements of the day are... See More  

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616668

Player designs a coat-of-arms for "Baseball Clubs of the U.S."...

Item #616668

February 04, 1867

NEW-YORK TIMES, Feb. 4, 1867  On the back page under "General City News" is a unique report about the creation of a coat-of-arms "...for the Base-ball Clubs of the United States..." by A.J. Garvey, a member of the New York Mutual club. The coat-of-arms is described as: "...an alto-relievo in plaster of Paris, 5 feet 6 inches in height, and presents two figures in full... See More  

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173066

Thomas Nast...

Item #173066

February 09, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 9, 1867. Front 1/2 pg. illus. of "Ice Bridge Across the East River-Rescue of Persons on the Broken Ice." Also, a 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Late N.P. Willis" and a 1/6 pg. illus. of ""Idlewild," Residence of the Late N.P. Willis." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Pope Pius The Ninth." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Po... See More  

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647986

Harper's Weekly newspapers reviewed...

Item #647986

February 13, 1867

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, February 13, 1867



* Harper's Weekly Illustrated newspapers reviewed

* Is highly acclaimed




The front page, under "BOOKS, AUTHORS AND ART," has a rather lengthy positive review of Harper's Weekly Illustrated. A portion states: "The Harpers offer their Weekly in bound volumes for the year 1866 for $7. As a record and i
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567960

Indian illustration...

Item #567960

February 14, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, February 14, 1867 (print only) This is a single leaf full page print taken from this issue entitled "The Last Shot" which is an Indian illustration from a picture published by Currier and Ives. This is a genuine leaf from the issue--not a reprint measuring approximately 10.25 x 15.5 inches and is in good condition.

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152015

Item #152015

February 15, 1867

NEW YORK TRIBUNE newspaper dated Feb. 15, 1867. See the photo below for the interesting front page one column heads (at the top of the last column) announcing that "Phineas T. Barnum Nominated for Congress in The Fourth District" in Connecticut, plus some related text including a chart showing the election returns and the actual count. Front page has some creases caused during printing but causing... See More  

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173068

St. Valentine's Day... Murder of Senator Case...

Item #173068

February 16, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 16, 1867. Ftpg. includes: 'Evading the Excise Law--Laying in Rum for Sunday'. Halfpg: 'Murder of Sen. Case, of Tenn., by a Returned Rebel Guerrilla'. Very nice fullpg: 'St. Valentine's Day' shows many scenes. Halfpg: 'Orphan Home & School Lottery--Drawing the Prizes at Cooper Inst'.

Other news and advertisements of th... See More  

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671246

The life of Lincoln, from his law partner's perspective...

Item #671246

February 20, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 20, 1867  Page 7 has a terrific article on the Life of Abraham Lincoln  from the perspective of his former law partner, William Herndon. The subhead: "A Talk With the Late President's Law Partner" with a Springfield, Ill., dateline. A wealth of interesting personal reflections on Lincoln. The article takes 2 1/2 columns.

Eight pages, minor fox... See More  

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555211

Post Civil War military content...

Item #555211

February 21, 1867

NEW YORK TIMES, New York, February 21, 1867



* Post civil war United States military



The front page has the following one column headlines:



* Washington News

* The Military Government Bill Adopted

* Almost a Strict Party Division in Both Houses

* A Veto from the President Almost Certain



& more.



Other news of the day throughout. Little margin wear, otherwise in nice conditi... See More  

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173070

Gambling...

Item #173070

February 23, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 23, 1867 Halfpg: 'U.S. Patent Office Dept., Wash. D.C.' Great fullpg: 'Scene in a New York Faro Bank--The Critical Moment: Making 'The Turn'' is a gambling scene. Good print.

Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in sixteen pages.

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220895
Item #220895

February 23, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated February 23, 1867 (print only)



This is a single-page framed print. The print contains a single page illustration "Scene in a New York Faro Bank - The Critical Moment: Making 'The Turn' ".



The print size is approximately 9.75 x 14.75 inches and the overall matted size approximately is 14.75 x 19.75 inches. The matting color is a medium shade of gree... See More  

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221925

Gambling Scene...

Item #221925

February 23, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated February 23, 1867. (print only)



This is a single-page framed print. The print contains the engraving "Scene in a New York Faro Bank - The Critical Moment: Making 'The Turn' ".



The print size is approximately 9.75 x 14.75 inches and the overall matted size approximately is 14.75 x 19.75 inches. The matting color is a medium shade of green/grey color... See More  

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605021

John Surratt indicted...

Item #605021

February 23, 1867

WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Worcester, Massachusetts, February 23, 1867



* Negroes suffrage

* District of Columbia




Page 3 has a one column heading: "Surratt In Court". See image for text.

Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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599392

Nebraska becoming the 37th state...

Item #599392

March 01, 1867

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 1, 1867 



* Nebraska statehood (DAY OF)

* Polygamy question in Utah




The front page has: "WASHINGTON NEWS" "Nebraska to be Admitted to the Next Congress" "Polygamy in Utah Denounced by Congress" This would be the day that Nebraska become the 37th state to join the Union.

Other news of the day. Complete in eight pages, nice conditio... See More  

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173072

George Washington Statue...

Item #173072

March 02, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1867. Full front pg. illus. of "Equestrian Statue of Washington, Union Square, New York." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Martha Washington." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Washington's Head Quarters at Newburg." Vertical 1/2 pg. of "The Disaster at Regent's Park, London-Rescuing the Skaters from the Broken Ice." Full pg. i... See More  

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567976

Winter illustration...

Item #567976

March 02, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, March 2, 1867 (print only) This is a single leaf full page print taken from this issue entitled "''Winter'" is showing a grandfather and granddaughter outside the home looking into the valley.  This is a genuine leaf from the issue--not a reprint measuring approximately 10.25 x 15.5 inches and is in good condition.

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588191

Nebraska becomes the 37th state in 1867...

Item #588191

March 02, 1867

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 2, 1867 



* Nebraska statehood achieved



The back page has: "A New State - Nebraska Admitted To the Union - By the President of the United States: A Proclamation" with the full text of the document formally admitting Nebraska into the Union as the 37th state, signed in type: Andrew Johnson (see).

Eight pages, great condition. ... See More  

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654943

Nebraska becomes the 37th state in 1867..

Item #654943

March 02, 1867

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, March 2, 1867  Page 5 has: "NEBRASKA" "The Thirty-Seventh State" "Proclamation by the President Declaring Nebraska a State" with the complete text of the proclamation, signed in type: Andrew Johnson. An early report, as it become a state just the day before (see).

Eight pages, a little light foxing, generally nice.... See More  

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664199

Nebraska becomes the 37th state..

Item #664199

March 02, 1867

NEW YORK HERALD, March 2, 1867



* Nebraska statehood achieved



Page 3 begins with a column head: "WASHINGTON" "Proclamation o the President Declaring Nebraska Admitted as a State" "Failure of the Senate to Pass the Colorado Bill Over the Veto".

Included is the actual "Proclamation of the President" creating the state of Nebraska, signed in type: Andrew ... See More  

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555121

The Army Bill...

Item #555121

March 05, 1867

NEW-YORK TIMES, from New York, dated March 5, 1867



* The Army Bill

* Post civil war original




Front page has the following headlines:



* Washington News

* Closing Up of the 39th Congress

* The President Signs the Army Bill Under "Protest"



& more.



Also has the text of the Tenure of Office Bill, vetoed by President Johnson, and overridden by Congress.



Other news ... See More  

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173074

Crescent City, New Orleans, Louisiana...

Item #173074

March 09, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1867 Very nice double page centerfold: 'The Crescent City--Scenes in & Around New Orleans, La.' shows 7 scenes, including a nice over-view of the city. Displayable!

Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in sixteen pages.

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563961

Abraham Lincoln's life....

Item #563961

March 10, 1867

NEW-YORK TIMES, New York, NY, March 10, 1867



* Abraham Lincoln's personal life



Page 8 has: "Domestic Life Of Abraham Lincoln" (see)



Page 5 has: "A Letter from Brigham Young"



Other news of the day throughout. 8 pages in good condition.

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559108

19th Century Baseball... Convention in Connecticut...

Item #559108

March 14, 1867

NEW-YORK TIMES, March 14, 1867



On pg. 5 under "Base Ball Convention at Hartford" is a report from Hartford about a Convention of baseball clubs in the Connecticut. Says that 30 clubs were represented and that a vote was passed "...forming a State Association, and rules and regulations concerning State championships were adopted." Mentions that the Charter Oak club of Hartfor... See More  

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173076

Blacks vote...

Item #173076

March 16, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 16, 1867 Nice fullpg: 'Indian Delegations at Washington--Presentation to the President'. Halfpg: 'The Negro at the Ballot Box' shows a Black man voting, being an historic print predating the famous 'First Vote' print by 8 months. Nice print of a very early hose carriage of the N.Y. Fire Dept.

Other news and advertisements of the day are... See More  

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173078

The Dakota Territory...

Item #173078

March 23, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1867 Full ftpg: 'Benjamin F. Wade'. Fullpg: 'The Indian Battle And Massacre Near Fort Philip Kearney, Dakotah Terr.' - re Fetterman,  Halfpg: 'The Late Dr. Livingstone, The African Explorer', double page centerfold has illustrations of 'Southern Justice' showing hatred towards the Negro.

Other news and advertisements of... See More  

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221924

Dacotah Territory...

Item #221924

March 23, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated March 23, 1867. (print only)



This is a single-page framed print. The print contains the engraving "The Indian Battle and Massacre Near Fort Philip Kearney, Dacotah Territory, December 21, 1866 ".



The print size is approximately 9.75 x 14.75 inches and the overall matted size approximately is 14.75 x 19.75 inches. The matting color is a medium shade of gree... See More  

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604992

Petroleum V. Nasby....

Item #604992

March 29, 1867

WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, March 29, 1867



* Petroleum V. Nasby

* David Ross Locke




The front page has a one column heading: "NASBY" Text continues on the back page and is signed in type: Petroleum V. Nasby Contains crudely spelled words, a style often used by Nasby in many of his literary items.

Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complet... See More  

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173080

Freed slaves in Atlanta...

Item #173080

March 30, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 30, 1867 Ftpg. shows the 'Freedmen's School at Atlanta' & Freedmen's Farm School near Washington', with article. Nice dblpg. Nast: 'Amphitheatrum Johnsonianum--Massacre of the Innocents at New Orleans'. Halfpg: 'The Game of Keno'.

Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in sixteen pages.... See More  

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206709

St. Louis Hotel Fire...

Item #206709

April 02, 1867

UNION DEMOCRAT, Manchester, N.H., April 2, 1867 Brief but detailed report on page 2: "Great Fire In St. Louis" "The Largest Hotel in the World Destroyed by Fire". Bit of lite fold foxing on the front page.

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662786

Seward's Folly: the Alaska Purchase...

Item #662786

April 02, 1867

THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, April 2, 1867 



* Alaska purchase - Seward's Folly

* William H. Seward - Russia




The front page has a one column heading: "Russian-American Treaty" See photo for brief text on the current negotiations.

Eight pages, irregular along the spine, some staining along folds, generally nice.... See More  

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664826

Supporting the Alaska Purchase...

Item #664826

April 02, 1867

NEW YORK HERALD, April 2, 1867 



* Alaska purchase - Seward's Folly

* William H. Seward - Russia




Page 6 has an interesting editorial concerning the purchase of Alaska, headed: "The Russo-American Purchase--The Climax of Mr. Seward's Foreign Policy".

The editorial takes close to a full column and is very supportive of the decision, while many of the era were not. It n... See More  

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173082

St. Patrick's Day...

Item #173082

April 06, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 6, 1867  Front 2/3 pg. illus. of "April Fool." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "St. Patrick's Day 1867 - The Day We Celebrate." "Irish Riot, St. Patrick's Day 1867." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Winter Mail Service on Prince Edward Island."

doublepage centerfold of "The New Military Commanders in the Insurrec... See More  

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633681

Mardi Gras... Rarely seen special print of Thaddeus Stevens...

Item #633681

April 06, 1867

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 6, 1867 Large ftpg. illus: "The Riot On St. Patrick's Day --The Attack Of The Police at Grand and Pitts Streets, New York City". Inside is a half page "Ruins Of The Winter Garden Theatre" and a full page: "Mardi Gras Celebration, New Orleans -- Procession Of The Mistick Krewe Of Comus".

Tipped-in to the issue is a f... See More  

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652699

Ratifying "Seward's Folly"...

Item #652699

April 10, 1867

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, April 10, 1867 



* Alaska purchase - Seward's Folly

* William H. Seward - Russia

* Votes for ratification - success




Page 4 has a somewhat inconspicuous yet very historic report headed: "Washington" "Special Dispatch to the Republican" "The Purchase of Russia-America". The report mentions there were votes aga... See More  

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173084

Black voting...

Item #173084

April 13, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 13, 1867  Ftpg: 'The New Horticultural Hall, Temont St., Boston'. Fullpg: 'George Peabody & the Board of Trustees of the Peabody Ed. Fund' includes U.S. Grant & David Farragut. Fullpg: 'The Fenian Uprising in Ireland--Attack on the Police at Tallaght'. 'Curious African Fashions'. Small back page political cartoon by ... See More  

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571986

Military Reconstruction Act in the Supreme Court...

Item #571986

April 13, 1867

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 13, 1867  The front page begins the coverage of "MISSISSIPPI INJUNCTION CASE - The Constitutionality of the Military Reconstruction Act Contested in the Supreme Court" and then continues to the page 8 for a total text length of 5 1/2 columns. This is verbiage mostly between Mr. O'Conor, Mr. Sharkey and The Chief-Justice. Other news and advertiseme... See More  

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658707

Seward's Folly... Purchase of Alaska...

Item #658707
THE CIRCULAR, Oneida NY April 15, 1867.



* Seward's Folly

* United States purchases Alaska



This 8 page newspaper is in very nice condition, contains news of the day and stories. The back page has a interesting report on the purchase by America of what we know now as Alaska from Russia.

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173086

Lindell Hotel in Saint Louis...

Item #173086

April 20, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 20, 1867  Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled Ignis Fatuus. Inside are two 1/2 pg. illus. of "Burning of the Lindell Hotel, at Saint Louis, Missouri" and "Bedtime." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Launch of the Steamship 'Erie,' at Newburyport, Mass. Two 1/4 pg. illus. entitled "The wrong side of the stream" and Sweet Violets.... See More  

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