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670957

Much concerning the Sioux Indians...

Item #670957

August 28, 1876

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Aug. 28, 1876 



* Post Custer massacre



The front has one column heads: "The Sioux War" "Practical Failure and Close of the Campaign" "The Indians Divide, One Band Moving North and the Other South" and more. (see)

Complete with 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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651133

A hanging gone bad...

Item #651133

September 01, 1876

WEEKLY GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, St. Louis, Sept. 1, 1876  The ftpg. includes: "Chocked To Death--Sickening Scenes at an Execution in Ohio--The Murderer of Col. Dawson Strangled--One Rope Breaks, but  Second Does the Work..." which begins: "The most disgusting  execution ever seen in this state occurred at Dayton to day...". Also: "Mob Rule--Ripley County, Mo., Infest... See More  

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174066

Thomas Nast prints...

Item #174066

September 02, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 2, 1876  Nice front page illustration: 'Summer In The Country'; Nice Black-themed Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'Is This the Equal Protection of the Laws'; A double page centerfold by Thomas Nast: 'A Belle Savage'; Full page illustration: 'The Tramp'

Full page illustration: 'The Centennial--Scene in ... See More  

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633074

The wrought iron bridge at Pittsburgh...

Item #633074

September 02, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 2, 1876  The front page features the "Wrought Iron Bridge at Pittsburgh, PA" with related text. Inside the issue are numerous articles: "New Steam Dredging Machine"; Universal Wood Worker and Six-Roll Planer, Matcher and Bender by the J. A. Fay & Co,; "Brice's Boat Lowering Apparatus", "Oceanic Birds" and mor... See More  

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617121

The Great Sioux War of 1876... Post Custer massacre...

Item #617121

September 05, 1876

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, September 5, 1876 

 

* Great Sioux War of 1876-77 - Indians



The front page has one column headings that include: "Slippery Sitting Bull"; "The Troops Not Likely to Overtake Him this Season"; "Crook and Terry Divide in the Hope of Intercepting Him" and more (see).

Other news and several interesting advertisements of the day... See More  

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576463

Heavyweight Boxing Championship...

Item #576463

September 08, 1876

THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 8, 1876

 

* Early heavyweight boxing title fight

* Joe Goss vs. Tom Allen

* Great Sioux War of 1876-77 - Indians



Page 3 has:  "P. R.", "Fight for the Championship of the World", "Goss Beats Allen on a Foul", "Twenty-One Rounds Fought in 1h. 52m.", "Pistol Firing and Stabbing During the Fight--Roughs Repor... See More  

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632841

The Northfield Bank robbery...

Item #632841

September 08, 1876

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, Sept. 8, 1876 



* Famous Jesse James gang robbery

* Northfield, Minnesota bank




The top of the ftpg. has column heads; "Bold Attempt to Rob a Bank--The Cashier Murdered and His Assistant Wounded--Two of the Robbers Killed and One Wounded". This is a report of the Northfield Bank Robbery in Minnesota committed by Jesse James and his Ja... See More  

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637672

Rare mention of the death of 'Wild Bill' Hickok...

Item #637672

September 08, 1876

ROCKINGHAM REPUBLICAN, Exeter, New Hampshire, Sept. 8, 1876 



* "Wild Bill" Hickok death

* American old West folk hero




The back page has a nice article headed: "Wild Bill" , which begins: "Everybody in this country has heard of 'Wild Bill' a noted scout, buffalo-hunter and plainsman, & who on account of his reckless bravery was made Marshal at differ... See More  

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174068

Thomas Nast prints... Bellew print... "The Centennial" prints...

Item #174068

September 09, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 9, 1876  Full front page Thomas Nast cartoon: 'A Box Stew; or, An Enviable Position'; Half page illustration of 'The Hon. Edwin D. Morgan'; Full page Thomas Nast cartoon: 'Governor Tilden's Democratic "Wolf (Gaunt and Hungry") and The Goat (Labor)'; Doublepage centerfold illustration: 'The Centen... See More  

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661344

The Custer Massacre... Northfield Bank robbery... Statue of Liberty...

Item #661344

September 09, 1876

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 9, 1876 



* Custer Massacre

* Northfield Bank robbery

* Jesse James gang

* Statue of Liberty




Several interesting items in this issue including a page 5 item, although brief: "The Northfield Robbers - Reported Fight With the Escaping Bank Raiders" who were the Younger Brothers.

Also on page 5: "THE INDIAN WAR", "Crook Striking In For the... See More  

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589326

Boss Tweed arrested in Spain....

Item #589326

September 11, 1876

WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, September 11, 1876



* William "Boss" Tweed arrested in Spain



Page 2 has small one column headings that read: "Boss Tweed", "His Arrest Confirmed", "He Is Identified By A Caricature". See photo for text. Other news and several interesting advertisements throughout. Minor spine wear, otherwise nice condition.... See More  

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174070

Thomas Nast prints... "The Centennial" prints...

Item #174070

September 16, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 16, 1876  Full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'Any Thing for a Change' shows Boss Tweed & Sam Tilden. Four pages of scenes from The Centennial in Philadelphia; Thomas Nast doublepage centerfold: 'Tilden's 'Wolf at the Door, Gaunt & Hungry'--Don't Let Him In.'; Supplement: 'Attacked by th... See More  

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631390

Electrical Experiments...

Item #631390

September 16, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 16, 1876  The cover has "Lyall's Great Textile Exhibit at the Centennial" with an accompanying article inside. Also inside is: "The Detachable Handles Parasol and Sun Umbrella"; "The Positive Motion Shuttle"; "The Lidgerwood Rotary Engine"; "New and Curious Electrical Experiments" and more articles,... See More  

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589327

1876 opium craze... Creedmoor rifle match...

Item #589327

September 21, 1876

WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, September 21, 1876 



* 19th century opium addiction 



The front page has one column headings that read: "Opium Eating" and "How the Influence is Felt--The Habit and the Dose--Some Individual Cases". See photos for text taking up a full column. Also page 3 has: "Creedmoor" and "Record of Today's Shooting&... See More  

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654857

1876 Northfield bank robbery... Younger Brothers...

Item #654857

September 22, 1876

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, September 22, 1876



* Jesse James -Younger Brothers gang

* Northfield bank robbery attempt




The back page has an article headed: "Capture Of The Northfield Robbers" "They Are Hunted Down On The Prairie And One Killed" See image for 1st report coverage on the capture of members of the James-Younger gang at Madelia, Minnesota A few weeks after the famous No... See More  

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174072

Thomas Nast prints... The Centennial...

Item #174072

September 23, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 23, 1876  Full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon showing Sam Tilden, '"Still Hunt"-Ing'; Full page Thomas Nast cartoon: 'Putting a Head On'; Full page illustrations: 'The Centennial--Egyptian Department.' 'Lafayette Statue, Union Square, New York'; Doublepage centerfold illustration: '... See More  

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210712

Branch's diamond stone-sawing machine...

Item #210712

September 23, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 23, 1876  This issue contains the following prints, articles, and/or ads: Branch's Diamond Stone-Sawing Machine; Thermo-Diffusion - a New Physical Phenomenon; Crystallized Glycerin; Apparatus for Lining Insoles of Boots; Improved Construction of Stables; The United States Patent Association; Honey Buzzards and their Prey; Gold in America -- Its First D... See More  

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615550

Hell Gate explosion...

Item #615550

September 23, 1876

THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 23, 1876



* Hell Gate explosion

* East River, New York City

* Thomas Henry Huxley - evolution




Page 3 has an article headed: "THE HINGE OF HELL GATE" "Dangers from the Explosion Decreased by the Character of the Surroundings" "Directions Of The Shock" "Description of the Great Exploding Electric Batteries" and more with t... See More  

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174074

Thomas Nast prints... A. B. Frost prints... "The Centennial" print...

Item #174074

September 30, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 30, 1876  Full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon: "An Aggressive Still Hunt"; 3/4 page Thomas Nast: "Go On!" - U. S. Grant'; full page print: "The Battle of Harlem Heights, Sept. 16, 1776"; full page illustration by A.B. Frost: "Sindbad T., The Old Man of the Sea"; doublepage centerfold by A.B. Frost: &quo... See More  

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590719

Centennial Exposition of 1876...

Item #590719

September 30, 1876

SUPPLEMENT TO HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 30, 1876



* Centennial Exposition, Fairmount Park

* Philadelphia, Pennsylvania



This is a huge foldout print captioned: "The Centennial---Balloon View Of The Grounds" which gives a terrific overview of it and showing Philadelphia in the background.  Rarely do such large, foldout prints from Harper's Weekly survive intact, as they we... See More  

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572834

Political Satire... A.B. Frost print...

Item #572834

September 30, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY,  New York, September 30, 1876(print only)  This is a single page illustration entitled "Sindbad T., The Old Man of the Sea" by A.B. Frost. This measures approximately 16 x 11 inches and is in very nice condition. Very suitable for framing.

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581617

Centennial Exposition in 1876... Coffer dam...

Item #581617

September 30, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 30, 1876  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions and/or prints: The Centennial Exposition - Drill Chuck - Leather Scourer - Steam Pump - Billiard Table Leveler - Removal of the Hell Gate Rocks (Coffer Dam) and much more. These illustrations a
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152127

Inventions... Singer book sewing machine...

Item #152127

October 07, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 7, 1876  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: SINGER BOOK SEWING MACHINE - CAR TRUCK FRAME DRILLING MACHINE - IMPROVED LINK BLOCK FOR LOCOMOTIVE & Much More (SEE PHOTOS). These illustrations also have text that goes along with them.

Very i
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174076

The capture of Boss Tweed... Thomas Nast prints... The Centennial...

Item #174076

October 07, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 7, 1876  Full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon: '"Croppies, Lie Down"'; Full page scenes from The Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia; Half page: 'The Capture of Tweed--The Bay of Vigo, Spain, and Fort San Sebastian', with a very famous three-quarter page Thomas Nast cartoon  showing the print (seen by o... See More  

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576269

Literary publication... Illustrated...

Item #576269

October 07, 1876

FRANK LESLIE'S CHIMNEY CORNER, New York, October 7, 1876  This is mostly literary content with various illustrations. The front of the issue contains an Indian illustration entitled "The White Bisons" which is associated with the story of the same title. Within the issue are numerous stories, some with illustrations, including "The Self-made Men of Our Times - Alexander K. McCl... See More  

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589000

A sewing machine for book binders...

Item #589000

October 07, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 7, 1876  The front pages features a nice print and article on: "The Singer Book-Sewing Machine, the article headed: "A Bookbinder's Sewing Machine.

A wealth of other inventions and innovations reported as well.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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656400

On the Younger brothers, the Wild West outlaws...

Item #656400

October 11, 1876

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Oct. 11, 1876  Page 5 has half a column taken up with: "THE YOUNGERS" "Interview With Their Brother-in-Law, Richard S. Hall" "Facts of Interest Concerning the Far-Famed Bandits--Affecting Meeting Between the Brothers and Their Sister, in Prison". Interesting reading concerning the infamous outlaws the Younger brothers (see).

O... See More  

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608750

James Lick death...

Item #608750

October 12, 1876

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, October 12, 1876



* James Lick funeral - burial

* California baron




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 2 has an article headed: "The Last Rites" "Obsequies of the Late James Lick--Procession of Pioneers--Memorial Address" Text takes up a full column.

This issue is not fragile as newsprint b... See More  

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174078

Thomas Nast print... The Centennial...

Item #174078

October 14, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 14, 1876  One-third page illustration: 'Hell Gate Destroyed--The Explosion'; Full page illustration by Thomas Nast: 'Between Two Fires'; 3 full page scenes on The Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia.; Halfpage illustration: ' To the Black Hills, Or Bust' shows a cowboy struggling with his horse.; Halfpage il... See More  

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202329
Item #202329

October 14, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 14, 1876  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: STEAM FIRE ENGINES - POCKET LUNG TESTER - AIR PUMP & more, including related text.

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626163

Capture of the outlaw Frank James...

Item #626163

October 15, 1876

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 15, 1876 



* Jesse James Gang

* Outlaw Frank captured




The top of page 4 has column heads including: "FRANK JAMES" "The Notorious Outlaw in the St. Louis Calaboose" "The Police of This City Effect the Capture in a Creditable Manner" "Frank Denies His Identity as a James boy--But He is Certainly the Northfield Robber Wounde... See More  

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624730

Thoughts on the capture of Jesse James...

Item #624730

October 16, 1876

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 16, 1876 



* Outlaw Jesse James captured ?



Page 4 has an interesting editorial headed: "Our Outlaws" which begins: "The story of the capture of Jesse James as told in our local columns of yesterday, reads more like a tale of Apulia or Calabria, or a reminiscence...it is also possible that some of the dangers of his capture may have been exagg... See More  

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174080

Thomas Nast prints... A.B. Frost print... "The Centennial" prints...

Item #174080

October 21, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 21, 1876  Full front page Thomas Nast: 'The Solid South--Gaunt & Hungry'.; Full page illustration A.B. Frost: 'Of Course He Wants to Vote the Democratic Ticket' shows a black man with 2 guns to his head.; Three fullpage prints on The Centennial.; 

Full page Thomas Nast illustration: 'Struck - At Sea'; Hal... See More  

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202335

Car steam brake... Shoemaking...

Item #202335

October 21, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 21, 1876  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: CAR STEAM BRAKE - SCROLL SAW - SHOEMAKING & more, including related text.

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606320

Cainhoy, South Carolina riot...

Item #606320

October 21, 1876

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 21, 1876



* Cainhoy, South Carolina

* Race riot - civil disturbances




The front page has an article headed: "THE FIGHT AT CAINHOY" "Report From The Marshal" and more.

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, minor margin wear, otherwise good condition.

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612865

Baseball games and drugs that intoxicate...

Item #612865

October 22, 1876

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 22, 1876  Page 2 has a nice report of a baseball game (see for portions). Also inside: "Drugs That Intoxicate" "Fashionable Stimulants & Their Insinuating Effects" "The Padre's Poker Game"  "Women In India" "Doomed" "The  Arctic Fleet Surrounded by Icebergs" and much more.

Complete in... See More  

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597009

From the Territory of Utah...

Item #597009

October 24, 1876

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Oct. 24, 1876  From this "territory" 20 years before Utah would become a state. Inside has: "The Indians--300 Lodges Captured, Disarmed & Dismounted" "The Express Robbery" "Killed by a Train" & much more. A wealth of ads.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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643549

Alexander Graham Bell's first telephone call...

Item #643549

October 26, 1876

THE AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, Oct. 26, 1876 



* Alexander Graham Bell

* Invention of the telephone




"Summary Of News" an inside page contains a report stating: "The first conversation known to have been conducted by word of mouth over a telegraph wire took place between Prof. A. Graham Bell, at Boston, and Thomas A. Watson at Cambridgeport, a distance of two mi... See More  

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174082

Deadwood...

Item #174082

October 28, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 28, 1876  Famous full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'Willie, We Have Missed You!', and another great fullpg. Nast cartoon shows a large Republican elephant "The Elephant Walks Around - and the Still Hunt is Nearly Over". A famous Black-related Nast doublepage centerfold: "He Wants A Change Too" showing a Black with... See More  

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202334

1876 Scientific American....

Item #202334

October 28, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN October 28, 1876. This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: TOBACCO LEAF STRINGER - FISH HOOKS - ENGINE INDICATOR -   & Much More. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them. Very interesting advertisments as well, back in the day when many ... See More  

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566246

New England broadside from 1876...

Item #566246

November 01, 1876

An interesting broadside advertising: "NEW ENGLAND AT HOME. Ye Supper Of Ye OLDEN TYME." noting that: "A New England Supper will ben gvven by ye Damyseies and ye maydens of ye Young Ladyes' Social, for ye benefit of Grace Church Great Bend, on Wednesday eve, in ye month of November Day the 1st, MDCCCLXXVI in LENHEIM'S HALL." The text also includes a little poem (see pho... See More  

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664088

From this historic mining town in Southern Oregon...

Item #664088

November 01, 1876

OREGON SENTINEL, Jacksonville, Nov. 1, 1876 



* Rare Old West publication

* Historic gold mining town




A quaint & historic small town in Southern Oregon designated a National Historic Landmark in 1966, the site of the first placer gold claims in the area.

The content is typical for the day, with a blend of local & regional news items and a wealth of advertisements, many with a ... See More  

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152610

Early boats of the world...

Item #152610

November 04, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 4, 1876  This 16 page magazine is in nice condition and is loaded with early invention illustrations and descriptions along with several interesting advertisements. Many of the things we use today on a regular basis were just being invented back then. This particular issue has on the front page: "CURIOUS BOATS AT THE CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION 1876"... See More  

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174084

Thomas Nast prints... "The Centennial" prints...

Item #174084

November 04, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 4, 1876  Front page Thomas Nast illustration of "This Will Be A Change."; Inside is a full page illustration of "The Centennial - A Group from the Tiffany Exhibit, Main Building."; Full page illustration of "The Centennial - Specimens from the Horse Show."; Doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast entitled "... See More  

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557329

Granite Iron Ware.... Iron Pot...

Item #557329

November 04, 1876

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 4, 1876 



* Granite iron ware 

* Uncommon title - Nice advertisements 



Taking more that 1/4 of the front page is a bold ad for "Granite Iron Ware" available at Zion's Co-Operative Mercantile Institute.



Includes a large illustration of an iron pot.



News of the day with many advertisements. 4 pages in nice... See More  

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629532

Hayes-Wheeler ticket... Wyoming Seminary (SEM) advertisement...

Item #629532

November 06, 1876

THE MORNING REPUBLICAN, Scranton, Pennsylvania, November 6, 1876 



* The Hayes-Wheeler ticket

* Wounded vets to not receive promised compensation

* Illustrated Wyoming Seminary advertisement from the Levi Sprague era




This interesting report on the front page regarding wounded soldiers not receiving their promised compensation, multiple reports on the election 1876 throughout, a printin... See More  

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575113

1876 Kaufman, Texas hangings...

Item #575113

November 07, 1876

THE SUN, New York, November 7, 1876 



* Kaufman, Texas

* Executions - hangings
 



This 4 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 3: "TWO MURDERERS HANGED" "A Scaffold Scene Witnessed By Six Thousand Persons" which tells of the execution in Kaufman, Texas.



Other news of the day throughout with ads. Minor wear at the area, area of light staining, otherw... See More  

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652060

Samuel Tilden elected... False report...

Item #652060

November 08, 1876

THE DAILY BEE, Sacramento, Nov. 8, 1876  Page two of this issue contains the column headline "THE NEXT PRESIDENT" and reports "If he shall live until that time Samuel J. Tilden will become President of these United States on the 5th day of March as appears by the election returns at hand as we write! ... You and I may not agree with them concerning their mode of doing things, b... See More  

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174086

Thomas Nast prints... A.B. Frost print... "The Centennial" prints...

Item #174086

November 11, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 11, 1876  Full front page Thomas. Nast political cartoon: "The Prospect in New York". Inside includes a full page A.B. Frost print: "The Democratic Team". There are many Centennial prints & a doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast: "The Political Lottery" and a full page: "The Republican in Brooklyn" which has two s... See More  

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202333

Glass making...

Item #202333

November 11, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 11, 1876  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: GLASS MAKING - FLOUR BOLT - ELECTRO MAGNETIC ENGINE - BALE TIE -  & more, including related text.

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$21.00
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