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670894

First Hebrew Free School in New York City... Reconstruction...

Item #670894

June 16, 1865

 NEW YORK HERALD, June 16, 1865 



* 1st Hebrew free school in NYC

* Post Civil War reconstruction




The front page has a great amount of content on the Reconstruction process in the South including: "Reconstruction Gossip at the National Capital" "The People of the South Converted by the Sword to the Northern Version of the Constitution" "They Accept the Over... See More  

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172894

Follow-up to the Civil War... Prisoner cruelties...

Item #172894

June 17, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY June 17, 1865  The full front page shows: "Hon. William H. Seward, Secretary of State" with an article on him on page 2. Other articles are: "The Fate Of Davis" "The Day of Reckoning" "The Conspiracy Trial".

Inside ha a nice, large print of: "Major-General William T. Sherman", and smaller prints of: "General Weitzel&#... See More  

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604288

Just after the Civil War...

Item #604288

June 17, 1865

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, June 17, 1865  As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The ftpg. is entirely taken up with: "The Military Situation" giving the latest reports on war-related activities just after the conclusion of the war.

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678945

Yankee Army parades before President Johnson...

Item #678945

June 17, 1865

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 17, 1865  This famous British newspaper formatted much like Harper's Weekly has a half page American Civil War-related print within: "Grand Review of the Army of  the Potomac Before President Johnson at Washington" with a related article on the back page.

Complete in 32 pages, very nice condition.

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689852

The captured Jefferson Davis en route... Sherman foraging in the Carolinas... Calamity at Mobile, Alabama...

Item #689852

June 17, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 17, 1865 The most sought after print is: Fugitive Slaves Escaping to Wilmington, N.C." by Joseph Becker. However, the dramatic double-page foldout: "Awful Calamity at Mobile, Ala. - Scene Among the Ruins after the Explosion of the Ordnance Depot and Magazine", is also quite nice.

The front page has an article headed: "Proclamation... See More  

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690753

Lincoln murder trial... Kirby Smith... Richmond Freedmen...

Item #690753

June 17, 1865

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 17, 1865



* Abraham Lincoln assassination trial



This issue is loaded with post Civil War reports including ftpg. column heads: "THE ASSASSINATION" " The Trial on Friday" "Hon. Ben. Wood Implicated" "The Richmond Freedmen" "Their Visit To The President" "The Address And Reply" "Details Of The Barbarit... See More  

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681171

End of war events...

Item #681171

June 19, 1865

ROCHESTER DAILY DEMOCRAT, New York, June 19, 1865  Among the front page column heads relating to the Civil War are: "Lee Applies For Pardon" "The Occupation of Brownsville" "Ben Wood Arrested" "The Fourth at Gettysburg" "Confiscation in Richmond" "A Speech by Gen. Butler" "Pillaging the Rebels' Stores at Houston".

Four... See More  

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690784

Events on the Rio Grande, at the closing moments of the Civil War...

Item #690784

June 19, 1865

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 19, 1865  The front page has: "News From the Rio Grande" which has much concerning the situation in the Brownsville vicinity. Also on the ftpg: "Chief Justice Chase to the Colored School Children of New Orleans" and: "General Grant's Letter About His Horse 'Jack' ".

Page 23 has two: "Proclamat... See More  

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587064

Reconstruction after the Civil War...

Item #587064

June 21, 1865

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 21, 1865 



* Post Civil War South

* Freed slaves




The first column on the ftpg. has some nice heads on Reconstruction efforts in the South, including: "SOUTH CAROLINA" "The Views of the Members on Reconstruction" "The Status of the Negro as a Freedman" "Admiral Dahlgren's Farewell to His Squadron" "Mortality Among... See More  

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666547

On trying Robert E. Lee and others as traitors...

Item #666547

June 21, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 21, 1865  From just after the end of the Civil War but still with some nice war-related reports including: "Missouri - The Cry for Blood--Incendiary Military Order" "The Alleged Indictment  of General Lee" "Plantation Labor--The Negroes Idling--Crops Suffering" "The Colored Gentlemen on the Rampage...Mutiny Among Negro T... See More  

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666548

On trying Robert E. Lee and others as traitors...

Item #666548

June 21, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 21, 1865  From just after the end of the Civil War but still with some nice war-related reports including: "Missouri - The Cry for Blood--Incendiary Military Order" "The Alleged Indictment  of General Lee" "Plantation Labor--The Negroes Idling--Crops Suffering" "The Colored Gentlemen on the Rampage...Mutiny Among Negro T... See More  

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172896

General Custer in the Civil War...

Item #172896

June 24, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 24, 1865  The full front page is a nice print of: "Lieutenant-General Grant visiting General Scott at Cozzens's Hotel, West Point".

Among the nice prints within this issue is a full page of: "Sheridan and His Generals" with each labeled, perhaps the most notable being "Custer" some 11 years before his death at Little Big H... See More  

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204022

Farming... Hay Rake...

Item #204022

June 24, 1865

BOSTON CULTIVATOR, June 24, 1865 Has mostly agricultural-related content, but also some news, literary content and ads. Front page has an illustration: "Sprouts Patent Spring-Tooth Horse-Rake" with a detailed caption. Tabloid-size, 4 pages, lite staining at the spine, small inked address stamp in the upper right corner, occasional foxing. Uncut.

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669799

The end of the Civil War will transform the country...

Item #669799

June 24, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 24, 1865  Inside has an interesting editorial headed: "The War Ended" which includes in part: "Few people realize the inestimable blessings they possess in the close off the war. They miss the accustomed accounts of engagements & the sight of soldiers in the streets is becoming rare...The foundries have done their work; shot and shell are... See More  

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689003

Just after the Civil War ended...

Item #689003

June 24, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 24, 1865  The full front page has 3 prints showing the "Ovation to Lt. General Grant at the Cooper Institute".

Among prints inside: "Gen. Grant Review the Cadets at West Point" "View of Belle Island on the James River, Opposite Richmond" "Fleet of Gunboats & Monitors at Havana..."; 3 prints of horse ra... See More  

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690351

The aftermath of the Civil War...

Item #690351

June 24, 1865

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, June 24, 1865  Among the articles are: "President Lincoln on Negro Suffrage" which has a letter signed in type: A. Lincoln; "The Great Conspiracy - The Assassination Trial Almost Through--The Rebel Leaders" "The Press on the Negro" "The Capture of the Rebel President--What Shall Be Done with the Traitors".

E... See More  

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600291

Reconstruction... The South after the war... Arizona...

Item #600291

June 26, 1865

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, New York, June 26, 1865



* Post Civil War reconstruction in the South



The front page has the following one column headlines: "RECONSTRUCTION", "The South Carolinians & the President", "Plain Words by the Chief Magistrate", "Conditions to the Readmission of the Palmetto State", "The Abandonment of Slavery Essential", &quo... See More  

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684447

Reconstruction: rebels seek pardon...

Item #684447

June 26, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, June 26, 1865  Among the front page column heads are: "WASHINGTON" The President Determined to Maintain Freedom of Political Discussion for All" "The Southern Refugees Versus the Southern Delegation" "Additional Rebels Pardoned & Seeking Pardon" "and more.

Eight pages, small ink blotch near the bottom, nice condition.

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668746

1865 Reconstruction era after the Civil War...

Item #668746

June 27, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 27, 1865



* Post Civil War reconstruction

* Andrew Johnson proclamation




The top of the front has one column headings: "RESTORATION" "Progress toward a Peace Basis" "Trade Restrictions West of the Mississippi Removed" "Only A Few Exceptions Made". Document removing trade restrictions is signed in type: Andrew Johnson.

Complete wi... See More  

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684435

Reconstruction in Virginia & South Carolina...

Item #684435

June 27, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, June 27, 1865  Among the front page column heads relating to reconstruction efforts after the Civil War are: "VIRGINIA" "The Right to Vote Extended to the Virginia Rebels" "The Status of the Negro Established: "The Health of Jeff. Davis" "The President Worn Out by Incessant Exertion" "The Reconstruction of South Carolina"... See More  

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621886

Reconstruction... Gold discoveries out West...

Item #621886

June 30, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, June 30, 1865  The front page has column heads: "SOUTH CAROLINA" "Redistricting the Department of the South" "Gov. Clark, of Mississippi, in Fort Pulaski" "Virginia" "Restored Commerce" "Dept. Regulations for the Renewal of Trade Throughout the Country" "Farewell Order of General Meade" & more inside.

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172898

The conspirators in the Lincoln assassination...

Item #172898

July 01, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 1, 1865  The front page has 2 prints concerning the dedication of the Bull Run monuments, captioned: "Monument Erected on the Field of the First Battle of Bull Run" and: "Consecration of the Bull Run Monuments--Reading the Service". There is front page text on the dedication as well.

Inside has a full page of: "Sherman And His Gene... See More  

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206595

Farming Newspaper...

Item #206595

July 01, 1865

BOSTON CULTIVATOR, July 1, 1865 Ftpg. has an illus. and report: Bullards Improved Hay Tender". Mostly agricultural-related content. Lite staining in the left margin and in some text, ftpg. has a small inked stamp in the upper right corner, some fold foxing. Tabloid-size, uncut.

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578608

Death of Admiral DuPont...

Item #578608

July 01, 1865

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, July 1, 1865 



* Samuel Francis Du Pont death

* Military Civil War title




As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The entire front page is taken up with: "Our Military Terms With the Rebels". Inside pages have: "Credit to the M... See More  

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578609

Death of Admiral DuPont...

Item #578609

July 01, 1865

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, July 1, 1865  As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The entire front page is taken up with: "Our Military Terms With the Rebels". Inside pages have: "Credit to the Monitors" "The Naval Academy" "Rear-Admiral S.... See More  

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681399

Very significant baseball print...

Item #681399

July 01, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, July 1, 1865  Perhaps the best & most desired print is the very nice half page vertical print captioned: "Grand Match Between the Athletic Base Ball Club of Philadelphia, & the Resolute Club of Brooklyn, N.Y....at the Union Ground, Brooklyn.". This shows a baseball game in progress, including the full panorama of the field ... See More  

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683443

Very significant baseball print...

Item #683443

July 01, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, July 1, 1865  The best & most desired print is the nice half page vertical print captioned: "Grand Match Between the Athletic Base Ball Club of Philadelphia, & the Resolute Club of Brooklyn, N.Y....at the Union Ground, Brooklyn.".

This fine print shows a game in progress, including the full panorama of the field with a cro... See More  

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683444

Very significant baseball print...

Item #683444

July 01, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, July 1, 1865  The best & most desired print is the nice half page vertical print captioned: "Grand Match Between the Athletic Base Ball Club of Philadelphia, & the Resolute Club of Brooklyn, N.Y....at the Union Ground, Brooklyn.".

This fine print shows a game in progress, including the full panorama of the field with a cro... See More  

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593490

Civil War reconstruction efforts in South Carolina...

Item #593490

July 03, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 3, 1865 The front page has an article headed: "Restoration" "The Work in South Carolina" "Benjamin F. Perry Appointed Provisional Governor" with a bit of text on the efforts towards Reconstruction in that state from just after the end of the Civil War. Much other news of the day as well including a back page item: "Our Dead Heroes" &qu... See More  

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666549

The brutal treatment of Jefferson Davis...

Item #666549

July 05, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, July 5, 1865  From just after the end of the Civil War but still with some nice war-related reports including: "Sherman--Then and Now" "The Negro At Home" "Brutal Treatment of Mr. Jefferson Davis..." "Vermont & the Negro" "The Fallen President" and more.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to o... See More  

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698419

Celebrations: Gettysburg... Negroes in Washington... Williamsburg... Society of the Cincinatti...

Item #698419

July 05, 1865

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 5, 1865 



* Cornerstone laid for the Gettysburg monument 

* The Negro Celebration in Washington, D.C.

* Much on the Society of the Cincinatti



Page 5 has: "Gettysburg", "The Celebration Yesterday on the Great Battle Field", "General Howard's Tribute to the Veterans", "Miles O'Reilly's Poem of the Day and Plac... See More  

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172900

Nast centerfold focuses on recovering from the Civil War...

Item #172900

July 08, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 8, 1865  The full front page is a print: "Peace--Fourth of July, 1865" showing an angelic figure over returning soldiers. Prints within include a full page with 6 images concerning: "The Wreck of the 'Golden Rule' - Scenes Upon The Island El Roncador". Also: "Luther C. Ladd" "Addison O. Whitney" "Dedicati... See More  

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615538

Virginia's governor and the former slaves...

Item #615538

July 12, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, July 12, 1865 



* Georgia Emancipation

* Slaves and Masters




The front page has: "Georgia: Address of Provisional Governor Johnson, His Views On Emancipation." which takes over a full column. Other reports inside include: "VIRGINIA", "Governor Pierpoint and the Negroes", "Their Late Rebel Masters Trying to Get Rid of Them&q
... See More  

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596170

Go West, young man...

Item #596170

July 13, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 13, 1865 



* Horace Greeley & go west, young man



There has been some dispute, however general consensus is that Horace Greeley was the first to use the oft-cited phrase "Go West, young man...". There are many, many citations on the internet that Greeley used this phrase in his July 13, 1865 editorial. Here is the Tribune of that date and I've scou... See More  

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658252

The trial of Mary Harris - rare "insanity" plea by a female...

Item #658252

July 13, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, July 13, 1865

 

* The trial of Mary Harris

*  a rare "insanity" plea made by a female...

*  Post Civil War Mississippi reconstruction




On the front page under Mississippi is the Proclamation of Governor Sharkey to permit ...the loyal people of said State to organize a State government..., signed in type by the provisional government W.
... See More  

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172902

Winslow Homer does a "football" print...

Item #172902

July 15, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 15, 1865  The full front page is a print: "Rustic courtship" by W. Lucas. Prints within include a full page: "Lieutenant-General Grant and Staff" with each noted. But the best print, and also a full page, is one by noted artist Winslow Homer titled: 'Holiday In Camp--Soldiers Playing 'Foot-Ball' " which shows much action... See More  

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203603

Post Civil War baseball game with box score....

Item #203603

July 15, 1865

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1865 The bkpg. has: " Out-Door Sports" " Base Ball" which includes a summary and box score of a game between the Atlantic and Gotham clubs. Mentions a crowd of "...at least 4000, every seat on the platforms being occupied-a large delegation of the fair sex being present..." Mentions, to the crowds disappointment, the absence of " C. S... See More  

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574696

Winding down from the Civil War...

Item #574696

July 15, 1865

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL,  New  York, July 15, 1865 



* Winding down from the Civil War



As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. Most of the front page is taken up with: "The Reduction of the Army" from after the Civil War. Other items on inside pages include... See More  

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574697

Winding down from the Civil War...

Item #574697

July 15, 1865

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL,  New  York, July 15, 1865 



* Winding down from the Civil War



As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. Most of the front page is taken up with: "The Reduction of the Army" from after the Civil War. Other items on inside pages include... See More  

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596144

The Reconstruction...

Item #596144

July 17, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, July 17, 1865 



* Early Southern reconstruction



Among the front page column heads are: "Through The South" "A Trip from Augusta, Ga. to Montgomery, Ala." "The Prospects in the Two States" "The Negro And The Crops" "Washington" "The President Overwhelmed with Visitors"  and more on the Reconstruction.

Eight... See More  

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612823

Reconstruction after the Civil War...

Item #612823

July 17, 1865

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, July 17, 1865  Inside has some reports relating to Reconstruction including: "The Returning Regiments" "The Reconstruction Question" "The Freedmen in Alabama & Louisiana" "Miscellaneous War News" and more.

Four pages, nice condition.

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151165
Item #151165

July 19, 1865

THE NEW-YORK TIMES, July 19, 1865 Ftpg. heads: "Progress of the Trial of Miss Harris" "The Remarks of Judge Wylie to the Jury" "Addresses of Counsel for the Prosecution and for the Defence" "Elaborate Statements and Arguments in the Case."

Complete in 8 pages with crease affects in unrelated text, traces of foxing, otherwise in good condition.

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666552

Barnum's Museum destroyed by fire...

Item #666552

July 19, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, July 19, 1865 



* Rare pro-Confederate publication

* Phineas Barnum Circus Museum Fire




From just after the end of the Civil War but still with some war-related reports. Also the back page has over a full column on: "Destruction of Barnum's Museum By Fire" "Fearful & Exciting Scenes Among the Wild Beasts and Animals".

Also: "T... See More  

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150017

Miss Harris is acquitted...

Item #150017

July 20, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1865 Ftpg. heads: "MISS HARRIS ACQUITTED" "Extraordinary Close of a Remarkable Trial" "Tumultuous Joy of the Multitude" "The Boys Shout 'Hi! Hi!' and the Trial is Over. Nice.

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152107
Item #152107

July 20, 1865

THE NEW-YORK TIMES, July 20, 1865 First col. heads on the ftpg: "Miss Harris Acquitted" "Extraordinary Close of a Remarkable Trial" "A Court of Justice Rivaling a Political Caucus" "They Return in Five Minutes and Pronounce a Verdict of Not Guilty" & more.

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152638

German Saengerfest Hans...

Item #152638

July 20, 1865

NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, July 20, 1865 Ftpg. has: The Saengerfest Grand Procession All Germany at Jones Wood The Highways Thronged More Crowd Than Comfort Dancing Under Difficulties & more.

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578391

Miss Harris not guilty...

Item #578391

July 20, 1865

NEW-YORK TIMES, July 20, 1865

 

* Miss Harris not guilty

* Abraham Lincoln's murder trial




Front page has: "Miss Harris Acquitted", "Extraordinary Close of a Remarkable Trial", "A Court of Justice Rivaling a Political Causus", "Browbeating and Bullying the Public Prosecutor", "The Jury Make a Show of Deference and Retire", &qu
... See More  

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650683

Mrs. Harris is acquitted of involvement in Lincoln's murder...

Item #650683

July 20, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, July 20, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination trial

* Mary Harris acquitted

* Reconstruction era




The top of the front page has: "Mary Harris' Trial" "Conclusion of the Washington Murder Case" "Exciting Scenes in the Court" "Sharp Practice of the Lawyers for the Defence" "Verdict of Acquittal" (see photos).

Other ... See More  

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611720

Baseball games reported... Lincoln's log cabin...

Item #611720

July 21, 1865

NEW-YORK TIMES, July 21, 1865 Pg. 3 has: "Outdoor Sports" "Base Ball" which include a summary and box score of a game between the Empire and Mutual clubs with mention there was: "...a goodly number of ladies being present." The back page has a summary and box score of a game between the Lowell team and the Atlantics. Mentions that the Lowell team "...had the hono... See More  

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172904

Lincoln conspirators hanged, including Mrs. Surratt...

Item #172904

July 22, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 22, 1865  The full front page is a print captioned: "A British Midshipman Restoring the American Eagle in Front of the United States Legation at Honolulu, Sandwich Islands".

But the prime content in this issue is the somber full page print captioned: "Execution of the Conspirators at Washington" which shows four of them hanging from the... See More  

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