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Bob Feller's opening day No Hitter in 1940...

Item #672992

April 17, 1940

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, April 17, 1940 

* Famous Pitcher Bob Feller 

* Opening day no hitter pitched

* Cleveland Indians baseball

Page 2B has a three column heading: "Feller's No-Hitter Writes a Page in History of Baseball" with subhead. (see) Also a related editorial with photo of Feller. (see)

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1945 USS Franklin aircraft carrier disaster...

Item #672880

May 18, 1945

NEW YORK TIMES, May 18, 1945

* USS Franklin (CV-13) disaster

* Japanese dive bomber attack

* United States Navy aircraft carrier

The front page has a five column headline: "LOSS OF 832 ON U. S. SHIP REVEALED" with subheads and nice photo of the carrier just after the attack. Much more on page 3 with more related photos and map. This disaster happened a few months earlier but this... See More  

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Serial killer Chester Turner 2007 conviction...

Item #672796

May 01, 2007


* Chester Turner found guilty

* American serial killer - murderer

* Los Angeles Women victims

The front page has a one column heading: "L.A. man guilty in 11 deaths" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo of Turner in the courtroom. Nice to have in this Los Angeles publication, the location of the murders.

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Adolph Hitler cofers w/ Neville Chamberlain....

Item #672788

September 16, 1938


* Adolph Hitler & Neville Chamberlain

* Conference at Berchtesgaden - Germany

* re. the annexation of Czechoslovakia

The front page has a nice banner headline: "PLAN PEACE PARLEY IN BERLIN; Hitler Demands Sudetens; Chamberlain Goes Home Today" with subheads and related cartoon. Nice for display. A few related photos and map are on the ba... See More  

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The first non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean...

Item #672686

June 16, 1919

THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Penn., June 16, 1919 

* 1st Non-stop Transatlantic airplane flight (historic)

* John Alcock & Arthur W. Brown

It may be a surprise to many that Charles Lindbergh was not the first to fly non-stop across the Atlantic (his was the first solo flight). Eight years previously the pair of John Alcock & Arthur Brown made the historic flight. The front page has a ... See More  

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Arab-Israeli War for liberation... State of Israel recognized...

Item #672678

May 19, 1948


* United States, Russia & others recognizing Israel

* Arab-Israeli War for liberation beginning

* Battle for Jerusalem - Israel

The front page has a nice banner headline: "ARAB GUNS RIP JERUSALEM" with subheads. (see) The United States & Russia recognized the State of Israel just a few days earlier.

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1963 Birmingham, Alabama race riots...

Item #672677

May 04, 1963

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, May 4, 1963

* Birmingham, Alabama

* Race riots - Negroes

* Martin Luther King Jr.

The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Birmingham Racial Situation Explosive" (see).

Complete with 6 pages, small library stamp within masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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1st week of "Twister", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #672654

May 17, 1996


* Best "Twister" movie advertisement

* 1st week - following Friday

* Disaster adventure film - storm chasers

A nice issue on the 1st week of the motion picture hit "Twister" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication.

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Death of famed actress Paulette Goddard...

Item #672592

April 24, 1990

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 24, 1990

* Paulette Goddard death (1st report)

* Movie - film & Broadway actress

* Charlie Chaplin's leading lady

* Best title to be had ?

The bottom of the ftpg. has small photo of Goddard with heading: "Paulette Goddard Dies" the top of page 30 has a one column heading: "Films' Paulette Goddard; Was Saucy Star of 1930s and '40s&quo... See More  

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End of the Soviet Union... Cold War ends...

Item #672585

December 26, 1991

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 26, 1991 

* Dissolution of the Soviet Union

* President Mikhail Gorbachev

* End of the "Cold War"

The ftpg. features a two line banner headline of a significant event: "Gorbachev Steps Down; 'Nuclear Button' to Yelstin; Red Flag Lowered" with subheads and three related photos. Much more inside, lengthy text.

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Funeral of film star Jean Harlow...

Item #672455

June 10, 1937


* Actress Jean Harlow death - funeral

* 1930's sex symbol - Blonde bombshell

The front page has a one column heading: "JEAN HARLOW'S BIER AT $100,000 FLORAL MOUND" with subhead. (see) Six related photos are on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

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Four documents signed in type by John Hancock...

Item #659426

February 18, 1790


* John Hancock signed in type

Most of the front page is taken up with lengthy & detailed reports of: "Proceedings in the House of Representatives of the United States".

Page 3 contains four "Resolves" from the Mass. Legislature, each signed in type by the governor: John Hancock.

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Largest newspaper in the world...

Item #672801

June 15, 1993

HET VOLK, Gent, Belgium, June 15,1993  A bonafide newspaper of this title (The People) publishes in Belgium, but the publisher saw fit to make his mark in the world of newspapers--he created this special edition which is the largest newspaper in the world. Each page measures 39 1/2 by 55 inches printed on thick, high-quality paper (not newsprint) & in color. Content focuses on this curios... See More  

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Douglas MacArthur lands in Japan....

Item #671117

August 30, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 30, 1945

* U.S. occupation of Japan begins

* General Douglas MacArthur takes over

* USS Missouri (Big Mo) in Tokyo Bay

The front page has a nice banner headline: "M'ARTHUR IN JAPAN; YOKOSUKA IS TAKEN; ARMY, NAVY REPORT ON PEARL HARBOR; MARSHALL, HULL AND STARK CENSURED" with many subheads and related photo. (see) First report coverage on the initial... See More  

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Plan to create a nobility for the United States...

Item #646172
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, May, 1792  This title, along with the "Columbian Magazine", has the honor of being the first successful American magazine, both published in Philadelphia. The Museum was published by Mathew Carey and existed from January, 1787 thru the end of 1792.

Content includes a nearly full page: "Meteorological Observations" chart for April; "... See More  

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Monkeys in Central Park... Morocco...

Item #174764

April 28, 1883

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 28, 1883  Nice full ftpg. shows 5 children: "The Transit of Venus". A fullpg. shows monkeys at the Museum of Natural History, Central Park. Fullpg: "The Salt Mine of Petite Anse" in Louisiana. Half pg: "The Drummers' Room in a Western Hotel" & "Sketches on the West Coast of Africa". Full page with 5 scenes: &... See More  

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Testing the "Lusitania"...

Item #671710

August 10, 1907

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 10, 1907, from New York.

* Testing the Lusitania

* The Great Mastodons

This issue contains the following prints and/or articles: The "Lusitania", "The International Kite Ascensions", "Erecting the Great Cantilever Bridge", "The Greatest Mastodons". This is a full issue and is in good condition. See photo for addit... See More  

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Terrific account of the Taos Revolt... Mormons heading to California...

Item #666781

March 19, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 19, 1847 

* Taos Revolt - New Mexico

* Mexican-American War

* Mormons emigrating to California

Page 3 has over 1 1/2 columns taken up with a wealth of detailed reporting on what is known as the Taos Revolt, an insurrection against the Americans for their occupation of Northern New Mexico. The governor, among others, was murdered.

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Seeking bids for timber to build the founding frigates of the U.S. Navy...

Item #664956

May 09, 1794

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, May 9, 1794 

* re. United States Navy creation

* Construction of the frigates to begin

* USS Constitution, Constellation & U.S.

Shortly before this date the federal government passed the historic Naval Act of 1794, authorizing the building of six frigates, the founding ships of what would become the U.S. Navy.

The front page has a detai... See More  

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Washington nominated to be Commander-in-Chief...

Item #668908

July 05, 1798


* President George Washington

* Commander-in-Chief again ?

Page 3 begins with a notable report: "How transporting the fact! the great, the good, the aged WASHINGTON, has said, 'I am ready again to go with my fellow citizens to the field of battle, in defence of the Liberty and Independence of my country'.

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Soviets shock the world: Sputnik is launched...

Item #672933

October 07, 1957


* Sputnik 1 in orbit - success

* World's 1st orbiting artificial satellite

* Space race begins

A report in the space race, with a banner headline abovethe masthead: "RUSSIAN EXPERT TELLS OF 'MOON'" with subheads and related photo.

This event shocked the American scientific community and sufficiently scared the Americans ... See More  

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Paula Jones sues Bill Clinton for sexual harassment...

Item #672601

May 07, 1994


* Paula Jones files lawsuit (1st report)

* President Bill Clinton sexual harassment

The bottom of the front page has a small photo of Clinton's lawyer with heading: "Clinton Suit" (see) The top of page 18 has a two column heading: "$700,000 Lawsuit Accuses Clinton of Sex Harassment" with subhead and related photo. (see) Unfortunate for t... See More  

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Jesse Owens & 1936 Olympic team welcome home....

Item #672648

September 04, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 4, 1936

* Jesse Owens & Olympic team welcome home

* Broadway, Manhattan ticker-tape parade

* Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia presents

* 1936 Berlin, Germany Summer Olympics

The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "OLYMPIC STARS GET WELCOME OF CITY" with subheads that include: "121 From the American Team, Headed by Owens, Parade Through Cheer... See More  

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Controversial case of Col. Isaac Haynes... British support of loyal subjects...

Item #672492

February 07, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 7, 1782  All of the front page, page 2, and a portion of page 3 are taken up with: "Further Particulars of the Debate in the House of Lords...on the Duke of Richmond's Motion Respecting the Execution of Col. Haynes in America." This was a very controversial event in the Revolutionary War as Isaac Haynes was hanged by the British under controve... See More  

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Battle of Kwajalein ends in victory....

Item #672484

February 03, 1944

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 3, 1944

* Battle of Kwajalein Atoll ends with U.S. victory

* World War II Pacific Campaign vs. Japan

* Marhsall Island - Roi-Namur

The front page has a nice banner headline: "MARINES CAPTURE ROI ISLAND, LAND ON NAMUR; OUR CASUALTIES MODERATE; ENEMY SURPRISED" with subheads and related map. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported i... See More  

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Harlem race riot of 1935...

Item #672633

March 20, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 20, 1935

* Harlem race riot of 1935

* Black teenage shoplifter

The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Police Shoot Into Rioters; Kill Negro in Harlem Mob" with subhead. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 15. Great to have in this famous NYC publication.

Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Columbia College...Yachting...

Item #177101

June 15, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 15, 1901 Illustration "Interior of the Library at Columbia College"; two pages of Yachting accidents and disasters and an article; The Cuban Situation; The American Invasion of London; The American Steel Industry; Military Exercises at West Point; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.

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Einstein-Rosen bridge (wormhole) theory...

Item #673014

July 05, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 5, 1935

* Albert Einstein & Nathan Rosen bridge

* Wormhole - spacetime - unified theory

The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Einstein in Vast New Theory Links Atom and Stars in Unified Theory" with subhead. (see) Lengthy text continues inside.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning at the m... See More  

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1938 Samuel Insull death... Chicago magnate...

Item #672986

July 16, 1938


* Samuel Insull death

* Business magnate

* Electrical infrastructure

The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Insull Dies Today Of Heart Attack" with subheads and photo. (see)

Complete with 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.... See More  

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1969 Man walks on the moon...

Item #672838

July 21, 1969

DAILY NEWS, New York, July 21, 1969 

* Neil Armstrong

* Man walks on the Moon

A great front page on this famous tabloid-size newspaper reporting perhaps the most notable event of the 20th century: "MAN Lands on the MOON" with a photo of the moon in the background & the lunar lander above its surface (see). Much coverage & more photos inside,  with most of the bac... See More  

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Samuel Morse and his telegraph invention...

Item #672955

December 24, 1842

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 24, 1842 

* Samuel Morse

* Telegraph invented

The bottom of the back page has a report headed: "Electro Magnetic Telegraph" which includes: "...states that S. F. B. Morse, of New York, is now exhibiting to committees appointed by congress to examine the subject, his invention by which two persons, however distant, may convers... See More  

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George S. Patton's siege on Metz, France...

Item #672761

November 10, 1944

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 10, 1944

* Battle of Metz, France - Pincer siege

* General George S. Patton leads

* United States Army Central - Third

* Luftwaffe fight Ace Walter Novotny killed

The top of the front page has a five column headline: "PATTON FORGES PINCERS ON METZ" with subheads and related map. (see) Page 7 has a brief and inconspicuous report headed: "Nazi Air... See More  

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World the war may be over: from the city where it began...

Item #672653

August 14, 1945

GAZETTE AND BULLETIN, Williamsport, Penn., Aug. 14, 1945

* World War II ending

* Japanese surrendering

The front page banner headline is an early announcement that the war with Japan was coming to an end: "JAP RADIO BROADCASTS TOKYO WILL ACCEPT ALLIED SURRENDER TERMS" with a subhead. (see) Nice for display. Indeed, the next day's edition in newspapers across the country would ... See More  

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USS Panay incident in 1937...

Item #672662

December 13, 1937


* USS Panay incident (1st report)

* Yangtze River, Nanjing, China

The front page has a great banner headline: "JAPAN SINKS U. S. GUNBOAT WITH BOMBS; 100 ON BOARD !" with subheads. Nice for display.

Complete 1st section only with 18 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp with the masthead, a little spi... See More  

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Amelia Earhart's Hometown welcome...

Item #672583

July 07, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1928

* Aviatrix Amelia Earhart

* Post Atlantic Ocean flight

* Airplane "Friendship"

The top of the front page has a two column headline: "CITY GREETS MISS EARHART; GIRL FLIER, SHY AND SMILING, SHARES PRAISE WITH MATES" with subheads. (see) 1st report coverage on Amelia Earhart's return to America after her famous airplane flight across th... See More  

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1993 Black Hawk Down... Mogadishu...

Item #672533

October 04, 1993


* Battle of Mogadishu - Somalia

* Black Hawk Down incident

* Operation Gothic Serpent

* Mohamed Farrah Aidid

The front page has a one column heading: "5 U.S. Soldiers Killed, 24 Hurt in Somali Sweep" Text includes: "The Pentagon said two Army Black Hawk UH-60 helicopters also were 'lost in action' during the operation..."

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Magic Johnson announces he had AIDS...

Item #672526

November 09, 1991


* Earvin Magic Johnson has AIDS

* Los Angeles Lakers basketball star

The front page has a three column heading: "Don't Feel Sorry for Me,' Magic Says" with subheads and related photo. (see) Great to have in this L.A. publication, the home of the Lakers.

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1965 U.S. Embassy bombing in Saigon...

Item #672438

March 30, 1965

THE DETROIT NEWS, March 30, 1965

* U.S. Embassy bombing

* Saigon - Ho Chi Minh City

* Vietnam War - conflict

The front page has a nice banner headline: "Bomb Kills 13, Injures 183 at U.S. Saigon Embassy" with subheads and related photo. (see) Nice for display.

Complete with 40+ pages, small library stamp within masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.... See More  

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Five issue lot from before the Revolutionary War...

Item #672343

September 14, 1765

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Aug. 11, 1757, July 3 1762, Sept. 25, 1766, April 4, 1767, & May 21, 1772. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with minor damp staining & some foxing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. Each measures abou... See More  

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Cleveland Clinic Ohio fire disaster...

Item #672334

May 16, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 16, 1929

* Cleveland Clinic Fire

* X-ray room disaster

The top of the front page has a five column headline: "POISON GAS KILLS 100 IN CLEVELAND CLINIC; EXPLOSIONS SPREAD FUMES, FIRE FOLLOWING; PATIENTS, NURSES, DOCTORS DIE IN FLIGHT" with subheads, list of the dead & injured and photo. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 2 with 2 more ... See More  

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Gangster Jack 'Legs' Diamond convicted...

Item #672962

August 09, 1931

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., August 9, 1931

* Gangster Jack 'Legs' Diamond convicted

* USS Akron (ZRS-4) maiden launch

The top of the front page has a three column headline: "JACK DIAMOND GUILTY ON TWO RUM COUNTS, HIS ASSISTANT ON ONE" with subheads. (see)


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Beauty of the frigate Constitution... Letters from President John Adams...

Item #668909

July 10, 1798


* USS Constitution - 1st year of service

* Captain Samuel Nicholson

Page 2 has a letter to the militia of Morris County, New Jersey, signed by the President: John Adams.

Then an address from the legislature of New Hampshire to the President, with his reply signed; John Adams.

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Rare 18th century title....

Item #669987

* Rare 18th century publication

A very uncommon & early title we have rarely offered in our 44 years in this business. The four pages contain various news from London & elsewhere, plus advertisements taking up the entire back page.

Four pages, 10 1/4 by 13 1/4 inches, nice condition.... See More  

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

Item #672608

July 25, 1895

THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Penn., July 25, 1895

* H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett

* Infamous "Murder Castle" in Chicago

* America's 1st serial killer

The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "HOLMES MANY CRIMES" "Still Unearthing Evidence Against the Arch Conspirator" and more. (see) Coverage on the recent murders by H. H. Holmes, who is co... See More  

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The death of baseball great Ty Cobb...

Item #672935

July 18, 1961

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, July 18, 1961 

* Ty Cobb death (1st report)

* Detroit Tigers

* Major league baseball MLB

The top of page 4 has a headline that reads: "Ty Cobb Leaves Fantastic Legacy" (see)

Complete it 6 pages, small library stamp within masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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War with Germany has ended...

Item #672439

May 07, 1945

DETROIT TIMES, May 7, 1945 

* Germany Surrenders

* V-E day - Nazis quit


The bold banner headline above the masthead announces: "ALL GERMANS SURRENDER!" with lead in: "Nazi Radio Announces" in red lettering.

Incomplete issue containing the front ad back leafs of the first section only (pages 1,2 & 9,10), Light toning and minor wear along the ... See More  

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Death of the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence...

Item #671590

November 21, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 21, 1832 

* Charles Carroll death

* Declaration of Independence signer (last survivor)

* From our nation's capital

The front page begins with a black-bordered report: "Funeral of Charles Carroll", the last surviving person who signed the Declaration of Independence. He was 95 years old at death.

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Short-lived labor newspaper with an article by Karl Marx's daughter...

Item #670757

March 22, 1884

TRUTH, San Francisco, California, March 22, 1884 

* Rare publication

During its brief life (1882-1884), "Truth" published local, national, and international labor news, along with a wide range of radical literature.

Page 3 has an article concerning Charles Delescluze, a French revolutionary leader, journalist, and military commander of the Paris Commune. It is signed in ... See More  

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Presidential votes...

Item #668184

December 26, 1796


* re. 1796 United States presidential election

Page 3 has a very brief report on the votes for President from Virginia, noting the count for Jefferson, Sam Adams, Clinton, Washington, John Adams, Pinckney, and Burr.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very handsome masthead, binding holes at the blank spine, ni... See More  

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Potential troubles in Mormon country...

Item #666799

June 25, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 25, 1857 

* Utah War - Expedition - Campaign

* Alfred Cumming and Brigham Young

Page 3 has a report headed: "Utah" which mentions in part: "...announcing that Col. Cumming...has been appointed Governor of Utah...difficulties to be encountered in Utah are more numerous & complicated...Among them may be incidentally ... See More  

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