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673486

1955 Emmett Till murder trial beginning..

Item #673486

September 08, 1955

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, September 8, 1955



* Emmett Louis 'Bobo' Till

* Mississippi Delta murder

* Whistling at a white woman




The front page has a two column heading: "Mother of Murdered Chicago Boy Invited To Attend Mississippi Trial" with lead-in: "Whistle Aftermath" and photo of defendant, J. W. Milam. (see)

Complete with 28 pages, light toning at the
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673483

Spirit photography fraud trial.... ghosts...

Item #673483

April 22, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 22, 1869



* Spirit photography - ghosts

* William H. Mumler fraud trial




Page 7 has an article with much testimony headed: "SPIRIT PHOTOGRAPHY" "The Tombs Opened" "Spirits Avaunt--Ghostly Developments" and more. (See) Text takes up over 3 1/2 columns.

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673355

Susan B. Anthony found guilty of voting...

Item #673355

June 19, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 19, 1873 



* Susan B. Anthony found guilty of voting (1st report)

* Women's suffrage - Woman's rights advocate




The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE WOMAN WHO DARED" "Close of the Trial of Susan B. Anthony" "The Fourteenth Amendment Gives No Right to a Woman to Vote" "A Verdict Of Guilty" (s... See More  

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673353

Jefferson Davis' 1868 Trial...

Item #673353

December 05, 1868

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 5, 1868



* Double jeopardy



The front page has one column headings: "The Trial Of Jeff. Davis" "Proceedings in the Court at Richmond--Argument to Quash the Indictments Under the Fourteenth Amendment". Coverage on the start of his trial that never happened. The treason charge would be dropped.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice co... See More  

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673319

H.H. Holmes..... 1st U.S. serial killer....

Item #673319

November 02, 1895

DAILY GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Nov. 2, 1895



* H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett

* America's 1st serial killer trial ending

* Chicago murder castle




The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "HOMES HAS NO DEFENSE" with subheads. (see) Coverage at the end of the trial against H. H. Holmes for murder. Holmes is considered to be America's first serial killer. Nice ... See More  

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672967

Julius Streicher captured... Anti-semitic leader...

Item #672967

May 24, 1945

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 24, 1945



* Julius Streicher captured

* Anti Jewish - Jews leader

* Nazi Party member




The front page has a one column heading: "STREICHER, FOE OF JEWS, SEIZED BY JEWISH YANK" with subhead and small photo. (see)

Complete with 36 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within masthead, small binding holes and minor wear at the spine, gener... See More  

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672792

Moutain Meadows Massacre trial in 1875...

Item #672792

July 29, 1875

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 29, 1875



* Mountain Meadows Massacre

* Mormons - Mormonism trial

* John D. Lee
- Brigham Young




Page 7 has a brief article headed: "The Mountain Meadow Massacre" with subhead. See image for text.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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672689

1876 Molly Maguires murder trial at Mauch Chunk...

Item #672689

February 19, 1876

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 19, 1876



* Molly Maguires murder trial

* Mauch Chunk - Pennsylvania




The top of page 3 has small one column headings: "The Molly Maguires" "The Jones Murder...." (see)

Complete with 10 pages, a little spine wear, generally very nice.

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672301

Phar Lap to race in Aqua Caliente Handicap...

Item #672301

January 17, 1932

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, January 17, 1932



* Phar Lap arrives in the U.S.

* To race in the Agua Caliente Handicap

* Thoroughbred horse racing to be record broken




Page 4 of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "Phar Lap Takes Trial Walk On Tanforan Track" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 70+ pages, rag edition in very nice cond
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672239

The trial of Susan B. Anthony for voting...

Item #672239

June 18, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 18, 1873 



* United States vs. Susan B. Anthony trial

* Illegal voting on 1872 Presidential election




Page 7 has first report coverage on the trial of Susan B. Anthony for illegal voting under the headings: "Woman's Rights" "Trial of Susan B. Anthony at Canandaigua, N.Y.--Does the Fact of a Voter Being a Woman Constitute a Crime ?..." See... See More  

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671945

Serial killer & rapist Albert Fish trial...

Item #671945

March 14, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1935



* Albert H. Fish court trial

* Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal

* "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man"

* "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria"




The top of the back page has a one column heading: "FISH 'CONFESSION' IS READ TO JURORS" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publi... See More  

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671930

Pope Pius XI's Casti connubii.....

Item #671930

January 09, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1931



* Pope Pius XI

* Casti connubii

* Papal encyclical




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "POPE PIUS XI, IN ENCYCLICAL, CONDEMNS TRIAL MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND BIRTH CONTROL" with subheads. (see) Full text of the papal encyclical takes up pages 14 & 15 with photo of Pope Pius XI. Too much to photograph all.

Other news, sports an... See More  

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671861

Serial killer & rapist Albert Fish trial...

Item #671861

March 13, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 13, 1935



* Albert H. Fish trial - creepy acts

* Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal

* "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man"

* "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria"




The top of the back page has a one column heading: "FISH IS IDENTIFIED BY GIRL'S PARENTS" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few ... See More  

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671756

Jimmy Hoffa officially declared dead...

Item #671756

July 31, 1982

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 31, 1982



* Jimmy Hoffa is declared dead

* American Labor Union leader

* International Brotherhood of Teamsters




Page 20 has a somewhat discrete report headed: "Hoffa Kin Now Can Ask That He Be Declared Legally Dead" (see)

Jimmy Hoffa disappeared July 30, 1975 & was officially declared dead July 30, 1982. He was an American labor union leader who served... See More  

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671732

Great account of Teamster leader Jimmy Hoffa, and why he disappeared...

Item #671732

September 08, 1975

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, Sept. 8, 1975 



* Jimmy Hoffa's disappearance

* American Labor Union leader

* International Brotherhood of Teamsters




A great issue of this famous counter-culture newspaper as the front page teases the lengthy article within: "The Billion-Dollar Reason for Hoffa's Disappearance" with a photo of Jimmy Hoffa as well.

Pages 6 and 7 are entire... See More  

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671700

Prepping for launching the "Akron"... Antarctic Expeditions...

Item #671700

November 11, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN magazine from New York, dated Nov. 11, 1911  An inside page has: "Preparations for Launching the 'Akron' for Its Trial Trip--Preliminaries for a More Complete Test", which includes a photo. Quite early for dirigibles. The front page has: "Antarctic Expeditions, Past and Present", which continues on an inside page. Other coverage includes: "... See More  

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671370

Success of Jonas Salk's polio vaccine...

Item #671370

March 12, 1954

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, March 12, 1954 



* Jonas Salk

* Polio vaccine success




The top of the front page has a historic and early report on the success of the polio vaccine with a two column heading: "Bacteriologist Makes Reply to Critics of Polio Vaccine" with subhead. (see) This was a very early report of clinical trial successes, and it would be 13 months later that... See More  

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671184

Soviets take the lead in the space race...

Item #671184

April 12, 1961

THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, April 12, 1961 



* Yuri Gagarin - Vostok 1 - Soviet cosmonaut

* 1st human into outer space (1st report)




The front page accounts the Soviets taking the lead in the space race with the headline: "RUSS ORBIT, LAND FIRST SPACEMAN" with subhead on Yuri Gagarin's historic flight.

Also ftpg. content concerning the trial of Adolf Eichmann for crimes against ... See More  

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671073

1865 Abraham Lincoln murder trial...

Item #671073

June 20, 1865

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 20, 1865.



* re. Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Trial of the assassins - conspirators




This issue is loaded with advertisements and post Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following one column headings: "THE ASSASSINATION" "THE TRIAL ON MONDAY" "ARGUMENT OF REVERDY JOHNSON" "MR. ST... See More  

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671072

1865 Abraham Lincoln murder trial...

Item #671072

June 24, 1865

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 24, 1865.



* re. Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Trial of the conspirators - assassins


* Galveston, Texas surrenders



This issue is loaded with advertisements and post Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following one column headings: "THE ASSASSINATION" "THE TRIAL ON FRIDAY" "THE REBELS IN ... See More  

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670819

1893 Lizzie Borden murder trial ending...

Item #670819

June 08, 1893

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., June 8, 1893 



* Lizzie Borden murder trial

* Fall River, Massachusetts

* Woman hatchet killings




Page 4 has an article with coverage on the Lizzie Borden murder case with heading: "Some Important Witnesses" "Examined In The Borden Case" "Lizzie Borden's Uncle on the Stand..." "" and more. Lengthy text takes up o... See More  

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670688

The infamous bloody glove fiasco: turning point in the Simpson trial...

Item #670688

June 16, 1995

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 16, 1995 



* O. J. Simpson murder case

* The 'Bloody Glove" fiasco




The top of the ftpg. has a color photo captioned: "O.J. Simpson, wearing protective latex gloves, tries on one of the leather gloves found after the murders." beneath which is a one column heading: "Prosecution's Bold Move May Backfire" with the article carrying ov... See More  

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670441

1920 Duluth, Minnesota lynchings...

Item #670441

June 16, 1920

CINCINNATI TIMES-STAR, June 16, 1920 



* Duluth, Minnesota lynchings

* 3 negro circus workers hanged 

* Isaac McGhie - Nate Green - Elmer Jackson
 



The front page has a one column heading: "Soldiers Patrol Duluth Streets After Lynchings" and more. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at then margi... See More  

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670439

SS Great Eastern maiden voyage...

Item #670439

September 22, 1859

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, September 22, 1859



* SS Great Eastern

* Maiden voyage




The front page has an article headed: "Trial Trip Of the Great Eastern" "Perfect Success of the Experiment" "She is Pronounced to be the Fastest Vessel in the World" and more. A printing flaw slightly affects the first heading here. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, ni... See More  

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670265

Len Koenecke killed on airplane...

Item #670265

September 17, 1935

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, September 17, 1935



* Len Koenecke killed on airplane

* MLB Brooklyn Dodgers baseball




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "PLANE PILOT KILLS UNRULY TRAVELER AND AVOIDS CRASH" with subheads and two related photos. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some s... See More  

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669361

The Amistad slave ship trial...

Item #669361

May 09, 1840

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 9, 1840 



* African slaves

* La Amistad trial




The top of the back page has a report with a small heading: "The Amistad" which discusses an appeal, and that the court affirmed the decree, and that it would be appealed to the Supreme Court. It concludes: "...The Africans must therefore remain in jail until next January."&nbs... See More  

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669333

Abraham Lincoln's assassins found guilty...

Item #669333

July 07, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 7, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln conspirators guilty

* Mary Surratt & others - death sentence




A significant issue on the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln, as the first column has the historic report:" THE ASSASSINATION" "All the Prisoners Found Guilty" "Payne, Harrold, Atzerodt and Mrs. Surratt to be Hanged To-Day" "
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669247

Sir John Franklin's lost expedition revisited... ...

Item #669247

October 11, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 11, 1873



* British Royal Navy explorer Sir John Franklin 

* Northwest Passage lost expedition revisited




The top of page 5 has one column headings: "SIR JOHN FRANKLIN" "Trials, Troubles and Tribulations of the Pioneer Expedition" "The True Story of Franklin and His Adventurers" and more. (see)Text takes over a full column.

Complet... See More  

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668810

Andersonville Prison Trial... Captain Wirz...

Item #668810

October 16, 1865

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 16, 1865



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The top of the front page has one column headings: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial On Saturday" "Evidence Closed On Both Sides" and more. (see) Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns.

Complete with 8 pages, uncut and unbound (uncommon), nice condition.... See More  

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668743

Andersonville Prison Trial... Captain Wirz...

Item #668743

August 26, 1865

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, August 26, 1865



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The top of the front page has one column headings: "Andersonville" "The Trial of Wirz" "Dr. Bates Testimony Resumed" "Evidence of a Loyal Physician" "Sickening Details of Rebel Barbarities" "A Prisoner Killed by a Bloodhound" "Wirz Knocks a Man D... See More  

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668742

The Andersonville Prison trial...

Item #668742

September 12, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 12, 1865 



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The back page has nearly two columns of reporting headed: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "More Witnesses for the Defense Demanded" "Passage at Arms Between Counsel" "Evidence of Major-Gen. Wilson". (See)

Eight pages, uncut and never bound (uncommon)... See More  

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668741

On the Andersonville Prison trial... Reconstruction era...

Item #668741

September 28, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 28, 1865 



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The top of the front page has: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "How The Prisoner Fares" "A Letter To His Wife" with more (see).

Eight pages, uncut and unbound (uncommon), minor light staining, generally very nice.... See More  

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668690

Advertisement on the Salem witch trials...

Item #668690

January 28, 1693

THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Jan. 28, 1693



* Rare Salem witch trials advertisement

* Very early and rare 17th century title




The back page has an advertisement  for the book: "The TRYALS of several WITCHES lately Executed in New-England, and of several remarkable Curiosities therein occurring. Written by Cotton Mather, and Published by the Special Command of the Governour."

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668675

Impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson...

Item #668675

May 02, 1868

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 2, 1868 



* President Andrew Johnson

* Reconstruction era impeachment trial




Most of page 3 is taken up with reporting on the President Andrew Johnson impeachment trial headed: "IMPEACHMENT" "Trial of President Andrew Johnson for High Crimes and Misdemeanors" "The Impeachment Articles Argued Down on Every Point" and more. Text takes ... See More  

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668624

New John Surratt trial in 1868 ?...

Item #668624

June 23, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, June 23, 1868 



* New John H. Surratt trial ?

* re. Lincoln's Assassination
 




Page 4 has an article headed: "The Trial Of John H. Surratt" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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668473

1872 Benjamin Nathan murder trial...

Item #668473

September 11, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 11, 1872



* Benjamin Nathan murder

* Billy Forrester the accused

* Murder by gaslight trial




Page 4 has an article headed: "FORRESTER" "History of Hi Wanderings from the Time the Nathan Murder Was Committed Up to His Arrest in Washington" and much more. (see) Lengthy text takes up over 4 full columns, mostly trial testimony.

Other news of the d... See More  

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668403

Analyzing the Monitor... Lincoln fires McClellan...

Item #668403

March 20, 1862

THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, March 20, 1862  The ftpg. has a report on the: "Ericsson Battery" noting in part: "The iron-clad steamer Monitor went on another trial trip...to test her steering qualities...Her steering qualities are all that could be desired...The guns were fired to test...whether the concussion within the turret would not be so great as to injure seriousl... See More  

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668330

Serial killer & rapist Albert Fish trial...

Item #668330

March 15, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1935



* Albert H. Fish trial - creepy acts

* Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal

* "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man"

* "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria"




The top of page 22 has a one column heading: "FISH CONFESSED FEELING OF GUILT" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to... See More  

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668194

Albert Fish, serial killer & rapist trial ends...

Item #668194

March 22, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1935



* Albert H. Fish court trial ends

* Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal

* "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man"

* "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria"




The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "FISH CASE WILL GO TO THE JURY TODAY" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications t... See More  

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667997

Serial killer & rapist Albert Fish murder trial......

Item #667997

March 21, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 21, 1935



* Albert Fish trial - declared insane

* Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal

* "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man"

* "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria"




The top of the back page has a one column heading: "FISH HELD INSANE BY THREE EXPERTS" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few public... See More  

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667914

Dutch Schultz trial...

Item #667914

July 25, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1935 



* New York City gangster Dutch Schultz 

* Tax evasion trial beginning




The front page has one column headings: "SCHULTZ BEER RULE AND LINK TO GANGS PORTRAYED TO JURY" "Detectives Tell of His Speakeasy Activities After the Murder of Noe" and more. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous ... See More  

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667817

Attempts to impeach President Andrew Johnson...

Item #667817

March 04, 1868

NEW YORK TIMES, March 4, 1868 



* President Andrew Johnson

* Reconstruction era impeachment trial




The front page has an article headed: "IMPEACHMENT" "Specifications Against the President Presented to the Senate" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.... See More  

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667794

1922 William Desmond Taylor murder....

Item #667794

February 03, 1922

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, February 3, 1922



* William Desmond Taylor shot dead



The top of the front page has a two column headline: "WOMAN IS RESPONSIBLE FOR MURDER OF A MOVIE DIRECTOR" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the murder of famed actor and director William Desmond Taylor which is still unsolved till this day.

Sixteen pages, light toning and a little wear along the... See More  

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667301

Three Thomas Jefferson Acts of Congress...

Item #667301

February 15, 1808

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 15, 1808 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* (3) Acts of Congress signed




The front page has over half a column taken up with three Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. One relates to the impeachment trial of Samuel Chase.

Four pages, good condition.... See More  

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667199

Map of Havana, Cuba...

Item #667199
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1762  Although typically missing from most issues, this magazine still contains the full page plate titled: "Plan of the City and Harbour of Havanna" which also includes a key as to the various points of interest.

An article: "Weak State of the Island of Jamaica" but the map of Jamaica is lacking.

Near the back of the issue is... See More  

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667191

1867 John Surratt trial...

Item #667191

June 12, 1867

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 12, 1867 



* John H. Surratt trial 

* re. Lincoln's Assassination
  



Page 10 has an article: "TRIAL OF JOHN H. SURRATT" The Legal Hitch In The Case" and more. Text takes up 2 columns.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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667142

1950 Preston Tucker not guilty...

Item #667142

January 23, 1950

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, January 23, 1950



* Preston Tucker not guilty (1st report)

* Automobile designer & entrepreneur

* 1948 Tucker Sedan "Tucker Torpedo" fame




The front page has a one column heading: "Tucker Will Try to Re-organize Firm" with subhead: "Accused Cleared Of Fraud Charges" (see)

Four pages, a few larger size binding holes along the ... See More  

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666902

Bobby Franks murder... trial begins...

Item #666902

July 22, 1924

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., July 22, 1924 



* Bobby Franks murder trial begins

* Nathan Leopold and Richard Leob




The top of the front page has three column headline: "THE MOST DRAMATIC CRIMINAL TRIAL OF DECADE OPENS TODAY" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 10 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.... See More  

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666773

Much on the Johnson impeachment trial...

Item #666773

April 03, 1868

NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1868 



* President Andrew Johnson

* Reconstruction era impeachment trial




The entire front page is taken up with proceedings on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson.

The first column heads include: "IMPEACHMENT" "Further Examination of Witnesses for the Prosecution" "The President's Attempt to Obtain Control of the Treas... See More  

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666671

Nice reporting on the investigation into the Lizzie Borden murder case...

Item #666671

August 05, 1892

BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Aug. 5, 1892 



* Lizzie Borden murder trial



The front page has nearly a full column taken up with reports concerning the infamous Lizzie Borden murder case. Column heads: "NEITHER MOTIVE NOR CLEW" "Murderer of the Bordens Leaves No Trace" "Fall River Police Working in the Dark".

The detailed text is great, and is quite early in th... See More  

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