Reconstruction (1865-1877)

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539089
Item #539089

November 25, 1865

Supplement to The Illustrated London News, London, dated March 10, 1888 (print only)



This is a print only entitled "The Marriage of Their Royal Highnesses the Prince of Wales and the Princess Alexandea of Denmark.m St. George's Chapel, Windsor, March Xth MDCCCLXIII".



The size of the print is approximately 21 x 25 inches.

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655436

Execution of the Andersonville Prison warden...

Item #655436

November 25, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 25, 1865  Several prints on the execution of Henry Wirz, the Andersonville Prison warden found guilty of cruelty. Among them are a ftpg. of: "Preparing the Prisoner For Execution--Putting on the Black Robe" and: "Interior of Wirz's Room Just as He Left It." There is also a full page print captioned: "Execution of Capt... See More  

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647162

Habeas Corpus restored in the North...

Item #647162

December 01, 1865

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 1, 1865.



* Post civil War reconstruction

* Habeas Corpus restored


 

Front page has: "WASHINGTON" Proclamation By The President" "Restoration of the Privileges of the Habeas CorpusWrit in the Loyal States" and more.(see) Proclamation in signed in type: Andrew Johnson

Other news of the day includes: "Railroad Slaughter" "T... See More  

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671317

1865 Andrew Johnson Reconstruction...

Item #671317

December 01, 1865

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 1, 1865 Ftpg. has: " The Writ Of Habeas Corpus" It is Restored at the North" "The South Not Yet Granted Its Privilages" "Proclamation By The President". Proclamation is signed in type: Andrew Johnson.

Complete with 8 pages, uncut, a little light staining near dateline, nice condition.

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172942

The New York police... Dancing lunatics...

Item #172942

December 02, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New  York, December 2, 1865  The full front page is a print of the: "Burning of Rev. Dr. Tyng's Church, Corner of 16th Street and Rutherford Place, New York". Prints within include: "Funeral of Lord Palmerston - The Procession to the Grave in the Interior of Westminster Abbey" "Rev. George W. Gordon, Ringleader in the Jamaica Riots" ... See More  

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180007

Nice Harper's Weekly group, just after the Civil War...

Item #180007
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, a lot of five issues from just after the Civil War. Dates are August 12, August 19, September 23, November 11, and December 2, 1865. A wealth of great prints including: 'New Westminster, Capital of British Columbia'. Halfpg: 'Trial of Mowing Machines' & 'The Richmond Election--the Polling at the 1st Market House'. Nice doublepage centerfol... See More  

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649309

Nice Harper's Weekly group, just after the Civil War...

Item #649309
(5) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, a lot of five issues from just after the Civil War. Dates are August 12, August 19, September 23, November 11, and December 2, 1865. A wealth of great prints including: 'New Westminster, Capital of British Columbia'. Halfpg: 'Trial of Mowing Machines' & 'The Richmond Election--the Polling at the 1st Market House'. Nice doublepage cente... See More  

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557564

Rebellious States Ruled Out...

Item #557564

December 05, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, from New York, New York, dated December 5, 1865



* Post civil war United States Congress

* Rebellious States Ruled Out




The front page has: "The New Congress" "Convening of the Two Branches Yesterday" "Hon. Schulyer Colfax Elected Speaker" "All Representatives from the Rebellious States Ruled Out" "The Radicals Early at Work in Bo... See More  

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206970

Andrew Johnson Reconstruction...

Item #206970

December 06, 1865

SUPPLEMENT TO THE BALTIMORE AMERICAN, Dec. 6, 1865 Ftpg. top of the first col: "Presidents Message" "The Perpetuity Of The Union!" "Supremacy Of The Constitution" "Secession Null and Void" "Treason A Crime!" "View On Negro Suffrage" & more. Message to the Congress, which takes 3 1/2 columns is signed in type: Andrew Johnson. Folio-siz... See More  

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644571

Andrew Johnson reflects upon the Civil War & Lincoln's assassination in his annual address...

Item #644571

December 06, 1865

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, Dec. 6, 1865 



* President Andrew Johnson

* State of the Union Address

* Civil War reconstruction




Most of the front page and page 2 are taken up with the: "President's Message", being the first state-of-the-union address of President Andrew Johnson. The focus of his speech is the end of the Civil War with comments on the Lincoln assas... See More  

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669336

The 13th Amendment becomes the law of the land...

Item #669336

December 07, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 7, 1865  The top of page 7 has first column heads announcing the very historic report that the 13th Amendment, which ended slavery in the United States, became the law of the land when the required number of states ratified the amendment on December 6.

The heads include: "THE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT" "It Is Adopted by Georgia" "The Twenty-Seve... See More  

Item from Catalog 297 (released for August, 2020)...

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663966

The 13th Amendment becomes the law of the land...

Item #663966

December 07, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 7, 1865 



* Slavery abolished in America (historic)

* 13th Thirteenth Amendment ratification




The top of page 7 has first column heads announcing the very historic report that the 13th Amendment, which ended slavery in the United States, became the law of the land when the required number of states ratified the amendment on December 6. The heads include: "THE ... See More  

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172944

Thomas Nast’s "National Thanksgiving"...

Item #172944

December 09, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 9, 1865  The full front page shows the: "Grand Reception of Lieutenant-General Grant at the Fifth Avenue Hotel, New York City".  Other full page prints inside include: "Lieutenant-General Ulysses S. Grant" and "Reception of Lieutenant General Grant at the Fifth Avenue Hotel--Guests in the Refreshment Room".

The double... See More  

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172946

Brownsville, Texas... Carriages in Centrral Park...

Item #172946

December 16, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 16, 1865  Most of the front page is a print: "The Bible and the Monk" with a related article.  The most intriguing print would be the very nice doublepage centerfold: "Central Park, New  York City--The Grand Drive".

Other prints within include: "A Visit to the Gallery of Bones" in Paris, and "The Catacombs of Pa... See More  

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633208

North Carolina abolishing slavery... Baseball...

Item #633208

December 18, 1865

THE CIRCULAR, Mount Tom, New York, Dec. 18, 1865  A weekly newspaper published by the Oneida community. Most of the content has religious or literary overtones, however the back page reports "North Carolina has ratified the Constitutional Amendment abolishing slavery." Also on this same page is information on the division of The Order of Fenian Brotherhood of the United States.

Ins... See More  

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172948

Sulphur Springs, Virginia... New York's Five Points...

Item #172948

December 23, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 23, 1865  The front page has a nice print of: "Hon. John T. Hoffman, Mayor-Elect of New York City" with an article on him. Also an article: "Thanksgiving at Five Points".

Prints within include a doublepage centerfold: "The Pilgrimage to Mecca" which has 11 prints; "Thanksgiving Dinner at the Five Points Ladies' Ho... See More  

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666525

Quite rare & early title from Los Angeles County...

Item #666525

December 23, 1865

THE WILMINGTON JOURNAL,  Los Angeles County, California, Dec. 23, 1865 



* Very rare old West publication



A quite rare title and very early from Los Angeles County. Gregory notes that only one American institution has any sizable holdings of this title.

A typical newspaper of the day with local & regional news, plus a wealth of ads.

Four pages, various old tape repairs inside,... See More  

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219898

James L. Orr Print...

Item #219898

December 26, 1865

UNION DEMOCRAT, Manchester, N.H., Dec. 26, 1865.

 

* James L. Orr print

* Negroes of Georgia




The front page has a one column portrait: Hon. James L. Orr, Governor Of South Carolina. Also a report: The Dying Negroe--Awful Mortality in Georgia. Other news of the day includes: "A Great Calamity" "Congress" "Man Killed By A Bear" and more. Bit of lite f
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172950

Displayable Thomas Nast Santa Claus...

Item #172950

December 30, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1865  This issue features a great doublepage centerfold done by famed artist Thomas Nast, titled: "Merry Christmas To All", showing 8 vignettes of a Christmas theme with the central focus being a great portrait of Santa Claus with a pipe in hand. One of the better Nast Santa Claus prints and very displayable.

The full front page is a prin... See More  

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152974
Item #152974
FRANK LESLIE'S CHIMNEY CORNER, New York, NY 1866. See the photo below for an example of this title from our archives containing mostly literary content plus a wealth of ads. This is a nice issue to have from this location and period in history. 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 a... See More  

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153006

Item #153006
NEW YORK WEEKLY MAGAZINE, New York, NY, 1866. See the photo below for an example of this title from our archives. Basically literary content with some 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. Has 24 pages & measures about 10"x7".

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153122
Item #153122
WILMINGTON JOURNAL, Wilmington, NC, 1866 A nice newspaper of the day with a wealth of news and various advertisements. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Some foxing throughout otherwise nice. Complete in four pages.

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180005

Dozens of displayable 19th century prints...

Item #180005
HARPER'S WEEKLY!  Ten 1st-rate issues from 1866 thru 1890.  This is a nice lot of 10 different dates, in good condition, with a variety of prints in each issue for which this paper is so famous. The set contains issues which range from 1866 thru 1890. A great lot for resale, or for someone wishing to begin a collection.  The images shown are representative of the look and condit... See More  

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559613

Early baseball from just after the Civil War...

Item #559613
NEW YORK TIMES, 1865-1866  A lot of five issues of the New York Times from just after the Civil War, each with a report of a baseball game. These issues provide a mid-19th century perspective of America’s favorite pastime. Some browning, generally nice condition. The images shown are representative of the "look" of what you will receive. Actual issues/dates will vary.... See More  

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588183

Discounted Harper's Weekly Illustrated...

Item #588183

January 01, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY ILLUSTRATED, 1866-1899



* Great for gift-giving at a highly discounted price

* Wonderful way to introduce someone to the hobby

* Authentic 19th century newspaper




An authentic issue of this famous illustrated title selected by our staff and guaranteed to be complete (16 pages), to be in good condition, and to contain a variety of prints for which this paper is so famous. ... See More  

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631673

Dozens of displayable 19th century prints...

Item #631673
(10) HARPER'S WEEKLY!  Ten 2nd-rate issues from 1866 thru 1890.  This is a nice lot of 10 different dates, in 2nd-rate condition, with a variety of prints in each issue for which this paper is so famous. The set contains issues which range from 1866 thru 1890. A great lot for resale, or for someone wishing to begin a collection.  The images shown are representative of the look a... See More  

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649236

Early baseball from just after the Civil War...

Item #649236
NEW YORK TIMES, 1865-1866  A lot of five issues of the New York Times from just after the Civil War, each with a report of a baseball game. These issues provide a mid-19th century perspective of America’s favorite pastime. Some browning, generally nice condition. The images shown are representative of the "look" of what you will receive. Actual issues/dates will vary.... See More  

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172952

A map of Mississippi...

Item #172952

January 06, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 6, 1866 Full ftpg: 'The Last Chattel' shows an elderly Black man looking over the ruins of his home. Dblpgctrfld: 'Emigration to Washington Territory of 400 Women on the Steamer Continental'. Fullpg: 'Map of Mississippi' with decorative heading.

Complete in 16 pages.

Note: Since most issues come from disbound volumes, this being the fir... See More  

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662790

The first train robbery in America...

Item #662790

January 08, 1866

CLEVELAND DAILY LEADER, Ohio, Jan. 8, 1866 



* First - 1st train robbery in America

* New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad




The front page has an article headed: "Robbery of Adams' Express" "Half A Million Stolen" "Robbery", the details provided in a Boston dateline.

What is notable is that most internet sources note that the Reno brothers train ro... See More  

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660687

The first train robbery in America...

Item #660687

January 09, 1866

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1866 



* 1st train robbery in America

* New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad




The top of the front page has nice headlines on: "The Railroad Robbery" with also: "Over Half a Million Dollars Stolen from the Adams Express Company" "Escape of the Thieves" "Interesting Particulars of  the Crime".

What is notabl... See More  

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667189

The 28th Indiana Colored Regiment from 1866...

Item #667189

January 09, 1866

A rare document for the 28th Indiana Colored Regiment dated January 9, 1866.



"Quarterly Return Of Ordnance & Ordnance Stores received, issued, and remaining on hand in Company G, 28th Regiment, U.S. Colored Infantry."



This document has a lengthy list of military ordnance and accoutrements with penned notations of the quantity accounted for (see photos). The front panel notes th... See More  

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663176

Capture of the first train robbers in America...

Item #663176

January 11, 1866

CLEVELAND DAILY LEADER, Ohio, Jan. 11, 1866 



* First - 1st train robbery in America - capture

* New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad




The front page has a stack of column heads which include: "Arrest of the Express Robbers" "$250,000 of the Money Recovered". The actually report takes a paragraph and has a subhead: "Captured". The text is a bit blurred ... See More  

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172954

Indians... The fire department...

Item #172954

January 13, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 13, 1866 Full ftpg. is a nice illus. of: 'Edwin Forrest Booth' from a Brady photograph. The highly sought after great double page centerfold: 'Metropolitan Fire Department' is very displayable with many vignettes on the N.Y. fire dept. in action is present within this issue.  Also:  'Mounted Messengers Attacked by Indians on the Pla... See More  

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566544

Indian print...

Item #566544

January 13, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, from New York, dated January 13, 1866 (print only)



This is a single-page print entitled "Mounted Messengers Attacked by Indians on the Plains" by S. B. Enderton.



This measures approximately 15.5 x 10.75 inches, and does contain a lite printing crease in the upper left area of the sky-line, otherwise is in nice condition and is very displayable.... See More  

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606615

Marysville: gateway to the gold fields...

Item #606615

January 19, 1866

MARYSVILLE DAILY APPEAL, California, January 19, 1866 



* Rare Old West title



In the days of the California Gold Rush, Marysville was a stopping point for riverboats from Sacramento and San Francisco that carried miners on their way to the digging grounds. A sign on the roadside as one enters Marysville carries the slogan: "Gateway to The Gold Fields." At that time it was one o... See More  

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172956

Sentencing Mr. Edward Ketchum in the Court...

Item #172956

January 20, 1866

Harper's WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 20, 1866 Ftpg. shows the : 'Funeral of German Patriots at Comfort, Texas'. Inside fullpg: 'Winter' & 'Types of American Beauty' & 'Sentencing Mr. Edward Ketchum in the Court'

Complete in 16 pages.

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617826

Martha Grinder hanging execution...

Item #617826

January 22, 1866

CLEVELAND DAILY LEADER, Ohio, January 22, 1866 



* Martha Grinder execution

* "Pittsburgh Poisoner" "Borgia"
*

* Murderer using arsenic



Page 3 has an article headed: "HANGING OF MRS. GRINDER IN PITTSBURGH" "A Most Fearful Scene !" "Execution of Mrs. Grinder" (see)

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large issu... See More  

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172958

Indian delegations... Jack Frost illustration...

Item #172958

January 27, 1866

Harper's WEEKLY, New York, January 27, 1866 Nice full ftpg: 'Indian Delegation of Iowas, Sacs, & Foxes from Nebraska To Washington', shows 4 chiefs. Nice fullpg. shows 'Jack Frost Among the Rich & the Poor' in 2 dramatically different scenes. Nice halfpg. view: 'The Overland Coach Office, Denver City, Colorado' & one of the banking house in Denver. Other gre... See More  

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603810

Steamer Miami explosion...

Item #603810

January 31, 1866

WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, January 31, 1866



* Steamer Miami

* Arkansas River




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

Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout soon after the end of the Civil War. Complete in 4 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise in very nice condition.... See More  

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654725

1866 Steamer Miami explosion....

Item #654725

January 31, 1866

CLEVELAND DAILY LEADER, January 31, 1866



* Steamer Miami disaster



The front page has one column headings that include: "DISASTERS" "Two Steam Boats Lost" "230 Persons Killed" and more.

Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large size issue measuring 26 x 21 inches, some light staining, generally nice.... See More  

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640608

Blackwell's Island, long before Nellie Bly's undercover work...

Item #640608
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, February, 1866  The first article is 21 pages on: "Blackwell's Island Lunatic Asylum" which includes 20 illustrations. Some 21 years later investigative reporter Nellie Bly would rise to journalistic fame by posing as an "insane" patient to be committed to the female asylum there and exposing cruelty towards patients and the... See More  

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617831

Franklin, Pennsylvania fire disaster...

Item #617831

February 02, 1866

CLEVELAND DAILY LEADER, Ohio, February 2, 1866 



* Franklin, Pennsylvania

* Venango County

* Fire disaster




The front page has an article headed: "The Great Fire at Franklin, Pennsylvania" "Great Fire In Franklin" (see)

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large issue measuring 32 x 23 inches, minor margin wear, generally nice.



Note: If ... See More  

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172960

Louisiana map...

Item #172960

February 03, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 3, 1866 The front page of the issue features a half-page illustration "Birds in Winter - Out-Door Relief" and an accompanying story.  A fullpage illustration: 'Old Folks at Home and Young Folks Abroad' is comprised of several scenes. Great doublepage centerfold: 'The Iron-Clad Navy of the United States' shows 13 illustrations. ... See More  

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603814

Steamer W. R. Carter disaster...

Item #603814

February 06, 1866

WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, February 6, 1866



* Steamer W. R. Carter

* Mississippi River

* Vicksburg MS




Page 2 has a small one column heading: "Lives lost on the Steamer Carter" See image for very brief text here.

Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout soon after the end of the Civil War. Complete in 4 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise in very ni... See More  

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172962

The famous negro pianist - Blind Tom... Academy of Music print...

Item #172962

February 10, 1866

Harper's WEEKLY, New York, February 10, 1866  This issue contains many displayable prints, which include: Full front page: 'The Princess of Wales with the Infant Prince Albert Victor'. Full page: 'The Grand Charity Ball at the Academy of Music, N.Y.' & fullpg: 'Leaving the Matinee'. Full page: 'The Great Skating Rink at Chicago'. Illustration of
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617884

John W. Hughes execution...

Item #617884

February 10, 1866

CLEVELAND DAILY LEADER, Ohio, February 10, 1866 



* John W. Hughes execution

* Murder of Miss Tamzen Parsons




Page 3 has an article headed: "RETRIBUTION" "The Panalty of Crime!" "The Last Hours and Execution of John W. Hughes" "The Murderer of Tamzen Parsons" "Scenes In The Jail" "THE EXECUTION" and more with illustration of Hug... See More  

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603818

Josh Billings on Billiards...

Item #603818

February 15, 1866

WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, February 15, 1866



* Josh Billings

* Billiards - pool




The front page has a small one column heading: "Billiards" See image for text here signed in type: Josh Billings

Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout soon after the end of the Civil War. Complete in 4 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise in nice condition.... See More  

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661855

1st (Jesse) James Gang robbery...

Item #661855

February 16, 1866

CLEVELAND DAILY LEADER, Ohio, February 16, 1866 



* Jesse James Gang

* 1st known robbery (1st report)


* Liberty, Missouri bank



The front page has an article headed: "Guerrillas Rob a Bank in Western Missouri" with subhead: "Bank Robbery" Nice detailed report here.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large issue measuring 32 x 23 inches, m... See More  

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172964

Valentine's Day... Scenes of Colorado...

Item #172964

February 17, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 17, 1866  The entire front page has two prints: "Central City, Colorado" which is a town view; and "A Gambling Scene in Denver City, Colorado". Inside is a large print of "George Bancroft"; a full page of the: "Grand Reception Given by the 7th Regiment at the Academy of Music, New York"; a print of: "The Late Rev... See More  

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656918

Valentine's Day... Scenes of Colorado...

Item #656918

February 17, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 17, 1866  The entire front page has two prints: "Central City, Colorado" which is a town view; and "A Gambling Scene in Denver City, Colorado". Inside is a large print of "George Bancroft"; a full page of the: "Grand Reception Given by the 7th Regiment at the Academy of Music, New York"; a print of: "The Late Rev... See More  

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