The Wild West

The term "wild west" conjures many things in the mind—criminal outlaws like Billy the Kid or Jesse James, the California Gold Rush, or the folklore associated with the American frontier. We welcome you to browse our Wild West newspaper inventory or learn more about American Wild West newspapers at our main Wild West page.

The Wild West

The term &quot;wild west&quot; conjures many things in the mind&mdash;criminal outlaws like Billy the Kid or Jesse James, the California Gold Rush, or the folklore associated with the American frontier. We welcome you to browse our Wild West newspaper inventory or learn more about American <a href="http://www.rarenewspapers.com/entry/wild_west">Wild West newspapers</a> at our main Wild West page.
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174276

New York elevated railroad...

Item #174276

September 07, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 7, 1878  Front full pg. illus. of "The New York Elevated Railroad - View in Franklin Square." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "A Skirmish with an Unwelcome Intruder." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Locusts in South India - Driving Them From the Fields." Full pg. illus. of "The Highlands of the Hudson, From Anthony's Nose, Looki... See More  

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$48.00

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151578
Item #151578
PACIFIC CHURCHMAN, San Francisco, 1873.  Has religious-related news and content, and some ads. Some fold wear and light foxing to the ftpg., but otherwise nice.  Provides a rather interesting perspective during this formative "Wild West" period.   The actual date you will receive may be different, but the issue will have the look and condition of the one shown, and wi... See More  

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$27.00
150130
Item #150130

January 01, 1889

THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Omaha, Nebraska, 1889 This is a typical daily newspaper from this famous cow-town from the Old West.



Some browning and irregular at the spine. Bit of pulpishness. Should be handled with care.

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$17.00
130645

Frm the "Capital of Silicon Valley"...

Item #130645
SAN JOSE DAILY PATRIOT, California, 1871  San Jose was the second incorporated city in California (after Sacramento), becoming part of the United States 1846. California would gain statehood in 1850. This is an early issue from what today is California's third largest city and the tenth largest in the United States.

This 4 page newspaper has various news and advertisements of the day. Minor ... See More  

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$45.00
130588

Very rare mining town newspaper from Northern California...

Item #130588
 HAVILAH MINER, Havilah, Kern County, California, 1872  A very rare title from the mining district from during its heyday. This is a volume 1, of which only a few remain.



Various news of the day and a wealth of ads as well. Much chipping at the spine with some loss (see photo), both leaves loose at the spine, browning and very fragile.  Clear, archival mends are also present.&nbs... See More  

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$116.00
130564

Rare... from Auburn, California...

Item #130564

January 01, 1890

PLACER HERALD, Auburn, California, 1890-1892



A fragile issue--must be handled carefully. An early paper from Northern California with various news of the day and a wealth of ads. An 8 page issue of folio-size, browned throughout with some edge chipping and edge tears, and mostly loose at the spine. Should be handled carefully. The issue shown is representative of the look and condition of what ... See More  

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$32.00
130556

Uncommon title from the Old West...

Item #130556
THE PLACER WEEKLY ARGUS, Auburn, Placer County, California, 1874  A quite rare title from this town in Northern California, with a wealth of various local and national news of the day, and an interesting wealth of advertisements, many of which have the "typical Old West" look to them. A fascinating look at life in the Old West from a genuine newspaper of that day. You get the comple... See More  

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$39.00
130555
Item #130555
SACRAMENTO DAILY RECORD-UNION, California. 1879  This four page issue contains various news of the day from this northern California town, the capital of California. Life in the 1870's was still a rugged adventure, as much of the West was still untamed.

The news and advertisements found within these pages provide an interesting perspective of life in California from just 30 years after the ... See More  

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130517

Item #130517

January 01, 1888

SIERRA TRIBUNE, Sierra City, California, 1888 Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. From Northern California. Evenly browned throughout (but not really pulpish), some tears & chipping at the margins. Never bound nor trimmed.

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$35.00
130507
Item #130507

January 01, 1880

MONTEREY DEMOCRAT, Salinas City, California, 1880 Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. A four page newspaper, never bound nor trimmed. Nice condition.

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130506
Item #130506
ALAMEDA COUNTY ADVOCATE, Haywood, California, 1872 Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. Just a volume two issue and my only title from Haywood. Never trimmed. Nice condition.

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$35.00
130504

Item #130504
SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY ARGUS, Merced, California, 1877 A four page newspaper with various news of the day and a wealth of ads. I don't find many newspapers from Merced, and I only have a few of this title. Inked stamp in the masthead done by the news agent who originally sold this newspaper. Never bound nor trimmed, some tears and roughness at margins and light browning.

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$33.00
130501

From Bakersfield...

Item #130501
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIAN, Bakersfield, Kern County, California, 1873 Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. I believe this is the only title I have from Bakersfield. Various tears at the margins, never bound nor trimmed, 4 pages, generally nice.

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$37.00
130497
Item #130497
MODESTO HERALD, Stanislaus County, California, 1877 Various news of the day with a wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated. Never bound nor trimmed, four pages, some minor tears at margins. An inked stamp in the upper corner from the news agent who sold it over 120 years ago!

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$32.00
130496

Item #130496

January 01, 1882

TRUCKEE SEMI-WEEKLY REPUBLICAN, Nevada County, California, 1882 Various news of the day and a wealth of ads, many of which are illustrated. Never bound nor trimmed, four pages, some minor tears at margins, mostly nice.

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$62.00
130495

From the Lake Tahoe area...

Item #130495
TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, Truckee, Nevada County, California, 1874 From the mining area in northwest California, very near Lake Tahoe. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads which take most if not all of the front page. Never bound nor trimmed.  All issues have damage.

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$62.00
130494

A desirable title...

Item #130494
SANTA CRUZ SENTINEL, California, 1871 For some reason this has been a very popular title when I've had it in the past. I have about 9 issues remaining, dating from this very early year. Some tears at the spine and margins but no loss of text. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads.

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$50.00
130492

Item #130492
THE OAKLAND DAILY TIMES, California, 1879   A "typical" newspaper from the Old West with various news of the day and a wealth of ads. A few minor edge tears, 4 pages, quite nice condition.  The image shown is a stock photo of the look and condition of this title.

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$24.00
130479

Item #130479
BROOKLYN HOME JOURNAL, Brooklyn, Alameda County, California, 1871 A scarce & early title I've not had the pleasure of offering before. Some light browning, generally nice.

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$33.00
130476

From the mining district...

Item #130476

January 01, 1880

NEVADA DAILY TRANSCRIPT, Nevada City, California, 1879 This town (formerly known as Deer Creek Dry Diggins) was the most important mining town in California in the 1850's. It is situated close to the Nevada border a bit northwest of Lake Tahoe. The historic district today is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

This is a volume one issue with various news of the day and Western... See More  

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$31.00
130473

With the name "Sutter" in the title...

Item #130473
WEEKLY SUTTER BANNER, Yuba City, California, 1874 Nice to have a newspaper from early California with the name "Sutter" in the title. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. Some light foxing and minor edge wear, mostly nice.

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130472
Item #130472

January 01, 1890

THE WEEKLY SHASTA COURIER, Shasta, California 1885-1890. A nice newspaper from Northern California with various news of the day and many ads. Never bound nor trimmed. Nice condition. I have numerous issues from the years noted.

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$38.00
130471

Nice masthead...

Item #130471

January 01, 1887

MENDOCINO DISPATCH DEMOCRAT, Ukiah City, California, 1887 Nice masthead on this issue. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. Inked stamp at the top from the news agent who originally sold this newspaper. Some edge tears & light browning, generally good.

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$84.00
130470

Ukiah City...

Item #130470
DEMOCRATIC WEEKLY DISPATCH, Ukiah City, Mendocino County, 1879 A quite scarce title from northern California. News of the day, a wealth of ads, never bound nor trimmed. Various minor tears at the margins, otherwise rather nice.

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$78.00
130469
Item #130469

January 01, 1880

THE MONTEREY DEMOCRAT, Salinas City, California, 1880 An uncommon title from this town. A four page issue with various news of the day and many ads. Some wear & minor tears at the margins, otherwise rather good. I only have a few issues.

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130465
Item #130465
OGDEN JUNCTION, Utah, 1873 Here is a great paper from Ogden, which is rather close to Promontory Point where the completion of the transcontinental railroad was celebrated just five years previous. Signifying that event, this newspaper includes wood engravings of two trains coming together, head to head (see the photo below). A great piece of Western Americana! A 4 page issue of folio size, some l... See More  

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$37.00
130461

Item #130461
THE DEMOCRATIC NEWS, Jacksonville, Oregon, 1870 It is a very rare opportunity for me to be able to offer Oregon newspapers with such an early date. This is a volume two issue with minor edge wear, otherwise in quite nice condition. A four page newspaper.  The image shown is a stock photo showing the look and condition of the issue you will receive.  The actual issue will be of equal or b... See More  

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$55.00
130455

Item #130455

January 01, 1889

THE WEEKLY SHASTA COURIER, Shasta, California, 1889. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. Never bound nor trimmed, some browning at the folds and minor wear at folds as well. Generally good.

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$38.00
130454

Item #130454
SAN MATEO GAZETTE, Redwood City, California, 1875 I only have 1 issue remaining of this scarce title. News of the day and a wealth of ads. Evenly browned, tears and chipping at the margins.  The issue shown in the image is an example fo what you will receive.

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$70.00
130452
Item #130452

January 01, 1892

THE VALLEY REVIEW, Lodi, California, 1892 A typical, 8 page newspaper with various news of the day and a wealth of ads, many of which are illustrated. Minor wear at the margins, light, even browning, generally good.  The issue shown is representative of the look and condition of the issue you will receive.  Actual dates vary.

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$38.00
130451

From the mining district... Very early...

Item #130451

January 01, 1890

PLACER HERALD, Auburn, California, 1890  A fragile issue--must be handled carefully. An early paper from Northern California with various news of the day and a wealth of ads. An 8 page issue of folio-size, browned throughout with some edge chipping and edge tears, and mostly loose at the spine. Should be handled carefully. The issue shown is representative of the look and condition of what yo... See More  

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$40.00
130450
Item #130450

January 01, 1880

TULARE WEEKLY TIMES, Visalia, California, 1880 A "typical" newspaper from this period with various news of the day and many ads. This issue is browning with some chipping at the margins. Folio-size, 8 pages. Must be handled carefully.

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130361

Item #130361

January 01, 1880

SUPPLEMENT TO THE WEEKLY INDEPENDENT, Stockton, Calif. 1880 a folio-size singlesheet with some literary content, items of topical interest and a few anecdotes; the bkpg. being mostly ads. In good condition.

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130346

Early from this now famous city in Northern California...

Item #130346
WEEKLY HERALD, Monterey, California, 1875  From the first year this newspaper published! Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. The masthead includes an interesting wood engraving.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some tears and irregularity at the margins, otherwise rather nice.

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$31.00
130341

Scandinavian newspaper from Utah...

Item #130341

January 01, 1885

UTAH POSTEN, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1885  Here is a quite unusual and scarce newspaper from Utah, printed entirely in the Norwegian language! Includes many illustrated ads. Nice condition with just a bit of tattering at the edges, never bound nor trimmed, with no traces of pulpishness. The photo shows you an example of what you will receive. The actual dates vary, but the "look" an... See More  

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$59.00
130338

Just 20 years after the Gold Rush...

Item #130338
OAKLAND DAILY TRANSCRIPT, California, 1869  From this now-large city in Northern California, here is an issue just 20 years after the famous Gold Rush.

Various news of the day and a wealth of ads, many still relating to gold mining in one way or another. A four page issue, somewhat irregular at the spine, some edge tears, generally good condition.

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130326

Now at the heart of Silicon Valley...

Item #130326

January 01, 1889

THE REDWOOD CITY DEMOCRAT, San Mateo County, California, 1889  Redwood City has remained the county seat since the county's formation in 1856. The land had been part of the Rancho de las Pulgas granted to the Arguello family in 1835 by the Mexican government. Their control was challenged after the Mexican–American War when California became part of the United States. Today it is in ... See More  

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$43.00
130321

One of the romanticized towns of the true "Old West"...

Item #130321

January 01, 1887

LARAMIE WEEKLY SENTINEL, Wyoming (Territory), 1887  Certainly a very rare title from the true "Old West", and one of the more romanticized towns from the cowboy and gunslinger era. This issue was printed three years before statehood.

Laramie was founded in the mid-1860's as a tent city near the Overland Stage Line route and the Union Pacific portion of the first transcontinenta... See More  

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$100.00
130320

Very rare issues from Wyoming...

Item #130320

April 01, 1892

CHEYENNE DAILY SUN, Wyoming, 1892 A very rare issue from Wyoming. This issue is has various tears at the edges with some loss at the margins as well. Some mends on the inside pages.  The image shown is representative of the issue you will receive, but dates and actual content vary.

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$66.00
130319

From the Washington Territory...

Item #130319

January 01, 1881

WASHINGTON INDEPENDENT, Pomeroy, Columbia County, Washington Territory, 1881  A volume one issue from this small town in Southeastern Washington, published 8 years before statehood.

It has a population of about 1500 today, and has an interesting history as noted in Wikipedia: "The Nez Perce  trail existed in the area before history was recorded, and the first written record of Cauc... See More  

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$39.00
130307

Salt Lake City, Utah...

Item #130307
SALT LAKE SEMI-WEEKLY HERALD, Salt Lake City, Utah 1872 A rare and early issue from Utah.

The photo is representative of the issue, you will receive a randomly dated issue from within the year.

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130306

Salt Lake City, Utah...

Item #130306
SALT LAKE DAILY TRIBUNE, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, 1876 A rare issue from early Utah.

The photo is representative of the issue, you will receive a randomly dated issue from within the year.

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$31.00
130305

Salt Lake City, Utah...

Item #130305
SALT LAKE DAILY HERALD, Utah Territory, 1871 This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.

With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis.

The photo is representative of the is... See More  

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$28.00
130304

Salt Lake City, Utah...

Item #130304
SALT LAKE CITY HERALD, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, 1874 A rare and early issue from Utah.

The photo is representative of the issue, you will receive a randomly dated issue from within the year.

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130301

From Territorial Utah...

Item #130301

January 01, 1890

DESERET SEMI-WEEKLY NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, 1890  A 19th century issue from this city founded by the Mormons. Utah did not become a state until 1896.
The complete issue in good condition.

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130300

From the Territory of Utah...

Item #130300

January 01, 1881

THE DESERET NEWS, the weekly edition, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1881 A very nice issue and rather early for Utah, from 15 years before it became a state. At this time it was known as the "Utah Territory". This 16 page issue contains a wide wealth of news of the day, certainly much from this Mormon stronghold with much Mormon-related content, but other news as well including local, statewide, and ... See More  

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$30.00
130299

From Territorial Utah, 26 years before statehood...

Item #130299
DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, 1872  An early issue from this city founded by the Mormons. Utah did not become a state until 1896.

A complete issue in nice condition.

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$31.00
130298

From Territorial Utah...

Item #130298

January 01, 1890

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, 1890  A 19th century issue from this city founded by the Mormons. Utah did not become a state until 1896.

The complete issue in good condition.

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$28.00
130294

Early Oregon...

Item #130294
SALEM DAILY RECORD, Oregon, 1874  Salem is the capital of Oregon, located in the center of the Willamette Valley alongside the Willamette River. Salem was founded in 1842 & became the capital of the Oregon Territory in 1851.

The photo is representative of the issue, you will receive a randomly dated issue from within the year.

Four pages, good condition.

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$37.00
130293

Fron Oregon, during the Civil War...

Item #130293
OREGON STATEMAN, Salem, 1864  Salem is the capital of Oregon, located in the center of the Willamette Valley alongside the Willamette River. Salem was founded in 1842 & became the capital of the Oregon Territory in 1851.

It is rare for us to find Oregon titles from during the American Civil War.

Complete in four pages, good condition.

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$46.00
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