Whereas the homepage has links to each of the following wars which likely contain additional issues, the following is a chronological listing of several issues from each of the following wars: Texas War for Independence, Mexican-American War, Custer and the Indian Wars (including The Creek Wars), and Spanish-American War.

Whereas the homepage has links to each of the following wars which likely contain additional issues, the following is a chronological listing of several issues from each of the following wars: Texas War for Independence, Mexican-American War, Custer and the Indian Wars (including The Creek Wars), and Spanish-American War.
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584816

When Abraham Lincoln was an unknown... Death of Kit Carson?

Item #584816

July 18, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 18, 1848  This newspaper contains on page 3 reports from the "House of Representatives" and includes the results of a vote to suspend the rules concerning a resolution to allow a postal route bill to be disposed of, listing all those who voted "Yea" and "Nay". Within the "Yea" list is "Lincoln" (s... See More  

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657394

When Abraham Lincoln was an unknown... Death of Kit Carson?

Item #657394

July 18, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 18, 1848  This newspaper contains on page 3 reports from the "House of Representatives" and includes the results of a vote to suspend the rules concerning a resolution to allow a postal route bill to be disposed of, listing all those who voted "Yea" and "Nay". Within the "Yea" list is "Lincoln" (s... See More  

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587569

When Abraham Lincoln was an unknown...

Item #587569

July 25, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 25, 1848  This newspaper contains on the front page reports from the "House of Representatives" and includes the results of votes on the "Civil and Diplomatic Bill", listing all those who voted "Yea" and "Nay". Within the "Yea" list is "Lincoln" (see), this being Abraham Lincoln when he ... See More  

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657392

When Abraham Lincoln was an unknown...

Item #657392

July 25, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 25, 1848 



* Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career



This newspaper contains on the front page reports from the "House of Representatives" and includes the results of votes on the "Civil and Diplomatic Bill" listing all those who voted "Yea" and "Nay". Within the "Yea" list is "Li... See More  

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600768

Slavery... The Mexican War...

Item #600768

July 26, 1848

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Philadelphia, July 26, 1848  The front page has: "An Act to Amend an Act...for the Prosecution of the Existing War between the United States & ...Mexico". Inside has: "From Mexico" ""Slavery Extension..." the latter including: "...The great question & the only question at issue is--shall slavery (that is the system ... See More  

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657390

When Abraham Lincoln was an unknown...

Item #657390

July 29, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 29, 1848 



* Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career



This newspaper contains on page 2  reports from the "House of Representatives" and includes the results of votes concerning establishing territorial governments in Oregon, California, and New Mexico. Within the "Yea" lists on two votes is "Lincoln"... See More  

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664495

Early Tallahassee... The Mexican War...

Item #664495

December 02, 1848

THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, Dec. 2, 1848 



* Rare antebellum title



Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, 14 years before the Civil War.

The front page is mostly taken up with the: "Governor's Message"s signed in type: W. D. Moseley. Related repo... See More  

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661985

When Abraham Lincoln was an unknown...

Item #661985

January 09, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 9, 1849 



* Early Abraham Lincoln



This newspaper contains on the front page a report from the "House of Representatives" which includes mention of "Lincoln" in a count of the votes of "Nays" in a vote concerning a "Private claim for a slave" (see). Also, page 3 has a similar mention of him in a discuss... See More  

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662258

When Abraham Lincoln was an unknown...

Item #662258

January 11, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 11, 1849 



* Early Abraham Lincoln



This newspaper contains on the front page a report from the "House of Representatives" which includes mention of "Lincoln" not once but 3 times in the count of votes on various motions, twice voting "yea" and once voting "nay". This was Abraham Lincoln when he was ser... See More  

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662638

How to administer recently won California and New Mexico...

Item #662638

July 13, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 13, 1849  Page 3 has over a full column taken up with: "The Administration and California" which has much discussion on how California and New Mexico--recently won in the Mexican-American War--are to be administered.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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559037

The rivers of Texas... from 1849...

Item #559037

August 25, 1849

NEW-YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, August 25, 1849 



* The rivers of Texas 

* Post Mexican War era 




On the back page under "Sketches Of Texas...No. II" is a detailed report: "Rivers of Texas--Facilities of Interior Commerce--Prospective Improvements of Rivers and Harbors."  The report describes the accessibility of the principal rivers of Texas: the Trin... See More  

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634186

Taylor's state-of-the-union address...

Item #634186

December 25, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 25, 1849  Most of the ftpg. is taken up with reports from "Congress" including several mention of "...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi..." which was Jefferson Davis, who would become the President of the Confederacy.

Much of pages 4 and 5 are taken up with: "The President's Message", being the annual state of the... See More  

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172024

Scenes of Peru...

Item #172024

February 21, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 21, 1857  Includes small illustrations of: "Henry Jenkins" and "Old Parr." Many illustrations pertaining to Peru including: "Revolution in Peru-Arica Bombarded by General Vivanco," "Jesuit Church," "Palace of Manco Capac, Cuzco," "Church at Cuzco," "Revolution in Peru-Islay, General Vivanc... See More  

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172040

On Dred Scott... Rothschild Family...

Item #172040

April 18, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 18, 1857  Relatively few illustrations, but including an article headed :Dred Scott in the Legislature", being text only, concerning the objections of the New York Legislature to the Dred Scott decision and their actions. A nearly 1/4 page illustration of "John A. King, Governor of New York".

Also featured in this issue is the coverage of &... See More  

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172144

Alexander Stephens of Georgia...

Item #172144

April 10, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 10, 1858  The front page has a nice illustration of "Hon. Alexander H. Stephens of Georgia" including a biography of him. A text report entitled "The Settlement of the Mormon Affair.  A full page: "A Masked Ball at the Academy of Music at Paris" along with an article "Busard and the Paris Masked Balls" which also fea... See More  

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172152

Lucknow...

Item #172152

May 08, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1858  Large front page illustration of "Hon. James S. Green, United States Senator From Missouri." Inside are many large illustrations pertaining to "The Final Capture of Lucknow" including "The Martiniere," "The Residency," "Plan of the City of Lucknow," "Lucknow, from the Residency," and &... See More  

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668613

1858 Fraser River Gold discoveries...

Item #668613

September 29, 1858

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 29, 1858.



* Fraser Canyon Gold Rush

* Fraser River discoveries




Front page has: The Fraser River Gold Mines--Indian Outbreak. Other news of the day includes: "Important From The Pacific" "Arrival of $1,570,924 in Gold Dust" "Quicksilver Mines Worth $40,000,000 in Dispute" "The Indian War In Oregon" and more. Comp
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172286

Saratoga in 1777-The Cellar of the Riedesel House...

Item #172286

August 20, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 20, 1859 The front page has the continuation of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. Inside are 16 small illustrations pertaining to "More About the Gold Discoveries of the Isthmus." (Indians, Mexico). Two full page illustrations entitled "Saratoga in 1777-The Cellar of the Riedesel House" and "Saratoga in 1859 - A Ball... See More  

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206668

"Great Expectations" Collection III - 6 issues...

Item #206668

February 16, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, February 16, 1861 through March 23, 1861. This is a six-issue set (part 3) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.



The individual issues are described as:



HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 16, 1861 Full ftpg. is an extremely d... See More  

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172452

The Civil War in Texas... The Alamo...

Item #172452

March 23, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1861  The front page is taken up with: "Major Anderson's Command at Fort Sumter" which includes 9 officers, one of whom is "Capt. A. Doubleday". Other prints inside include: "Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina" "Surrender of Ex-General Twiggs, Late of the United States Army, to the Texan Troops in the ... See More  

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556518

Missouri and Texas war reports...

Item #556518

February 04, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, New York City, February 4, 1862.



* Springfield Missouri MO



This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration.



Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are:



* INTERESTING FROM MISSOURI

* Movements Of Union Troops

* More Fighting Expected At Springfield

* reported fight on the Texan coast




and mo... See More  

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172548

Fort Henry, Tennessee...

Item #172548

February 22, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 22, 1862  The front page has: "Gun-deck of One of the Mississippi Gunboats engaged in the Attack on Fort Henry" and a print of: "Commodore Foote, U.S.N." as well as a related article.

Inside page prints including a fullpg. with portraits of: "Lord Lyons, the British Minister to Washington" "M. Mercier, The French Mini... See More  

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650757

The Civil War in Virginia...

Item #650757

August 12, 1863

THE BOSTON ADVERTISER, Aug. 12, 1863  There are various Civil War reports on page 1 and 22 including column heads: "The Southern Opposition" "The Siege of Charleston" "The War In Virginia" "The Resources of the South Exhausted" "The Negro Question" and more. There is some reports concerning George A. Custer.

Four pages, never bound nor trimme... See More  

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172764

George Armstrong Custer takes the entire front page... African-American soldiers...

Item #172764

March 19, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 19, 1864  The entire front page is taken up with a great print captioned: "Brigadier General George A. Custer" showing him leading a charge on horseback brandishing his sword. There is a related article inside.

Other prints within include a full page of: "Brigadier General Judson Kilpatrick"; a full page: "Map of the Rebellion As ... See More  

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172766

Much on General George A. Custer...

Item #172766

March 26, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 26, 1864  The front page has a print of: "The Late Colonel Ulric Dahlgren" with an article on him. The ftpg. also has articles titled: "General Grant as Lieutenant-General" and "General Custer's Raid".

Inside has a full page: "Ambuscade & Death of Colonel Dahlgren" and also: "General Grant Receiving His... See More  

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220404

Piracy of the Mexican War...

Item #220404

July 23, 1864

THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 23, 1864  The front page features many one column headlines covering events of the Civil War including:   "The Great Contest: General Grant's Operations", "The Great Contest: The Raid Into Maryland", "Approach to the Chattahoochee...", "A Self Convicted Pirate", and much more. There is additional war-rela
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172832

General George Armstrong Custer on the front page...

Item #172832

November 12, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York Nov. 12, 1864  The front page contains a nice print captioned: "General Custer Presenting Captured Battle Flags at the War Department, Washington" showing him and many others holding flags.

Many other Civil War prints within, including a half pg: "Valley of the Shenandoah--Gen. Sheridan's Wagon Trains..." & a full page Thomas Nast car... See More  

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172896

General Custer in the Civil War...

Item #172896

June 24, 1865

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

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

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551393

Notable death... Winfield Scott...

Item #551393

May 30, 1866

NEW-YORK TIMES, New York, NY, May 30, 1866



* General Winfield Scott death

* Post civil war original




This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include:



* Death of Lieut.-Gen. Scott

* Sketch of His long & Glorious Military Career

* His Political Aspirations, Successes & Defeats

* His Last Illness & Death--Personal Reminiscences, &c. ... See More  

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601711

Death of General Winfield Scott...

Item #601711

May 31, 1866

NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1866 



* General Winfield Scott death



The top of the front page has: "Honors To Gen. Scott" "Official Statement of His Illness & Death,..." "Medical Diary of His Physical Condition from His Arrival at West Point" "His Burial Place..." "The Funeral Cortege..." and more.

"Old Fuss & Feathers" had a... See More  

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206228

The Philadelphia Collection I

Item #206228

September 01, 1866

Harper's Weekly, various dates from September 1, 1866 through November 18, 1876. This is a six issue set of Harper's Weekly containing various prints pertaining to events and/or buildings in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.  This is a great set of issues for anyone interested in Philadelphia, PA, early U.S. ... See More  

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606536

George A. Custer is pursuing the Cheyennes...

Item #606536

April 30, 1867

NEW YORK TIMES, April 30, 1867 



* 9 years prior to Custer's massacre



The front page has a brief article: "The War with the Indians" which mentions: "...at Fort Phil Kearny thinks the Crow Indians can be kept quiet by the presence of the large force of troops...Gen. Custer is still pursuing the Cheyennes, who have fled northward." (see).

Eight pages, the back lea... See More  

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173092

Biography on Thomas Nast... General Hancock...

Item #173092

May 11, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1867  This issues feature a very fine portrait of the famed: 'Mr. Thomas Nast' and a bio. on him as well. Halfpg: 'Lodges of the Chiefs in the Indian Village Captured by Gen. Hancock' shows many teepees. Also: 'Old Sioux Indian Captured by Gen. Hancock'.

Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in sixteen p... See More  

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173096

Freedmen school... Fort Dodge...

Item #173096

May 25, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 25, 1867 Ftpg. has 3 illustrations on: 'Educating the Freedmen' including a 'School for Colored Children'. Fullpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon. Two nice pgs. have 4 illustrations showing: 'The Indian War--Indian Council at Ft. Dodge, Kansas' & 'Sutler's Store at Ft. Dodge, Kansas' & 'Interior of Ft. Dodge, Kansas'. Full... See More  

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173100

Fort Larned... Honolulu...

Item #173100

June 08, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 8, 1867 Fullpg. with 4 illustrations of 'The Indian War', including 'Ft. Larned, Kansas' and 'Burning the Cheyenne Village near Ft. Larned' plus illus. of the chiefs of the Kiowas and Arapahoes. Fullpg. on: 'New Regulation Uniform of the U.S. Artillery' One-third pg: 'King Kamehamehla V Laying the Cornerstone of the Bishop's Church ... See More  

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173102

General Hancock... Kansas Pacific Railroad...

Item #173102

June 15, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 15, 1867  Includes a map showing scene of Gen. Hancock's operations in the Indian country; "Valley of Spring Creek, Kansas Pacific Railroad" "Cave on Mulberry Creek, Kansas Pacific Railroad" "Look's Ranche, Kansas Pacific Railroad" "Pulpit Rock on Alum Creek, Kansas Pacific Railroad" "Maguire & Risley's Jap... See More  

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173106

Custer's scouts... Croquet... Paul Revere's Ride with Poem...

Item #173106

June 29, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 29, 1867  Half of the ftpg. is a print of: "Religion In Intolerant Rome--Priestly Absolution From Sin at St.Peter's" with a related article.

Perhaps the best print is the very nice full page captioned: "The New Game of Martelle--The Queen of the Lawn" which looks very much croquet (see). Thee is also a one-third pg. print: "Arapahoe Indi... See More  

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667365

1867 Battle of Fort Wallace, Kansas...

Item #667365

July 12, 1867

NEW YORK HERALD, July 12, 1867



* Battle of Fort Wallace (Massacre)

* United States 7th Cavalry

* Cheyennes - Indians




Page 4 has an article headed: "The Indian War" "Attack on Fort Wallace, Kansas--Thirteen Soldiers of the Garrison Killed" (see)

Complete with 8 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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173110

Macon, Georgia...

Item #173110

July 13, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 13, 1867 Halfpg: 'Heck Hall, Evanston, Ill.' 'Market Scene in Macon, Ga.' shows many blacks. Fullpg: 'Interior of Faneuil Hall, Boston' & 'A Scene in the Old Ladies Home, Brooklyn' Nice fullpg. illus. of 'Birds from the Central Park Collection'. Halfpg: 'The American Rocky Mountain Sheep' & 'The Rocky Mountain Mu... See More  

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667366

1867 Kidder fight massacre...

Item #667366

July 21, 1867

NEW YORK HERALD, July 21, 1867



* re. Kidder Fight (Massacre) - Kansas

* General George Armstrong Custer

* 9 years before the Battle of Little Big Horn




Page 10 has an article headed: "The Indian War" "Operations of Custer's Command--The Massacre of Lieutenant Kidder and Ten Men..." (see)

Complete with 8 pages, a little creasing, nice condition.... See More  

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173116

General Custer...

Item #173116

August 03, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Aug. 3, 1867 Fullpg. with 4 illus: 'Sioux Indians Attempting to Stampede Gen. Custer's Horses' with a view of Custer. Halfpg: 'Colored Emigrants Seeking Homes in the North'. 

Complete in sixteen pages.

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648249

Indians attack railroad camps... The mining regions..

Item #648249

August 14, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 14, 1867  The ftpg. has a detailed report headed: "The Indian War", portions including: "The Indians have made 3 separate descents on the working parties along the railroad beyond Fort Hays...Several Indians were killed...It is reported here that six men were surrounded by the Indians at Milk Creek. Two men were killed & scalped...number killed... See More  

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173120

General Custer battles the Sioux...

Item #173120

August 17, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 17, 1867  The entire front page has an article: "Indian War Scenes" with illustrations captioned: "Pawnee Killer & His Braves" and: "Discovering the Remains of Lt. Kidder and Ten Men of the Seventh U.S. Cavalry" which includes an illustration of George A. Custer.

Other prints within include: "Sioux Indians Attacking a... See More  

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648247

Much on the Indians of the West...

Item #648247

August 28, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 28, 1867  Page 3 has nice Indian content with heads & subheads: "The Indian War" "Desperate Fight Between Pawnees and Cheyennes--Full Particulars--Attempt to Throw a Passenger Train Off the Track--How the Indians Learned the Trick...Fifteen Scalps Taken..." and then further on is another article: "Abandonment of Old Fort Union--Indian... See More  

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665655

George A. Custer on trial for leaving his command...

Item #665655

September 04, 1867

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 4, 1867 



* General George Armstrong Custer



The middle of the ftpg. has a small report headed: "The Trial of Major-Gen. Custar [sic]" which includes: "...Custar has been ordered to Fort Leavenworth for trial...on his return to Fort Wallace...Custar...left his command at Wallace & proceeded to Harker as fast as jaded horse-flesh would bear him. The... See More  

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173236

Indian's attacking a wagon train...

Item #173236

September 19, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 19, 1868  The front page features coverage of "The 'Wickedest Man's' Reformation" which includes a half-page illustration "Prayer-Meeting in the 'Wickedest Man's' Dance-House" and a smaller "Scene in Front of the 'Wickedest Man's' Dance-House" - all in reference to John Allen's suppo... See More  

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173242

Thomas Nast political illustrations with Black Americana interest...

Item #173242

October 10, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 10, 1868 The front page of this issue features a three-quarter page illustration entitled "The Water Drinkers in Spain". A full page features a halfpage "The South American Earthquakes - Wreck of the 'Wateree'" and "Yacht Race for Vice-Commodore Bennett's Prizes, September 22, 1868".  A one-third page "The P... See More  

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173258

The indian war of 1868/1869... Baron James De Rothschild...

Item #173258

December 05, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 5, 1868 The front page of this issue features a nearly full page portrait of "The Late Baron James De Rothschild", with an accompanying article [Note: at the time of his death, the Jewish Baron was estimated to have amassed a fortune, separate from his family holdings, valued at more than five times the wealth of Bill Gates]. Inside is a 1/2 pg. il... See More  

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652816

Vigilance Committee hangs Reno Gang members...

Item #652816

December 13, 1868

NEW-YORK TIMES, December 13, 1868  On the front page under "Lynch Law" is a report: "Three More of the Indiana Express Mob Hung by the Regulators". Report states that members of the Vigilance Committee from Seymour arrived at New-Albany (Ind.) overpowered the jailer at the Floyd County Jail and "...the watchman was...compelled to open the cells of the...express robber... See More  

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655101

Vigilance Committee hangs Reno Gang members...

Item #655101

December 13, 1868

NEW-YORK TIMES, December 13, 1868 



* Reno Gang brothers lynchings

* Train robbers - outlaws




On the front page under "Lynch Law" is a report: "Three More of the Indiana Express Mob Hung by the Regulators". Report states that members of the Vigilance Committee from Seymour arrived at New-Albany (Ind.) overpowered the jailer at the Floyd County Jail and "...the w... See More  

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