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666070

Election of Patrick Henry sets the stage for his famous speech... So much more...

Item #666070

March 17, 1775

THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE (with Supplement), Williamsburg, Mar. 17, 1775



* Very rare Colonial Virginia publication

* Election of Patrick Henry




This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War.

The entire front page is a terrific letter: "To the ... See More  

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$6,800.00
686699

Constitutional Convention begins & Washington is elected its President: a day after report...

Item #686699

May 26, 1787

THE INDEPENDENT GAZETTEER; OR THE CHRONICLE OF FREEDOM, Philadelphia, May 26, 1787  



* Constitutional Convention begins

* George Washington elected president




An exceedingly historic issue as this newspaper reports the formal beginning of the Constitutional Convention--terrific to have in a newspaper from the city where these notable proceedings were held.

As such, this is likely the ... See More  

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652573

Very early report of Washington's inaugural address, plus his election as well...

Item #652573

April 01, 1789

THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, April, 1789   Certainly the most notable content is found in "The Chronicle" section near the back where the latest news was reported, which covers the election & inauguration of President George Washington.

The full text is shown in the photos, however some items include the heading: "Commencement of Federal Government Under the ... See More  

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686717

Washington to arrive for his inauguration... The new federal government begins their work...

Item #686717

April 06, 1789

PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, April 6, 1789  On this very day the votes for President were counted in the Senate, the result showing Washington was elected (not reported here).

Page 2 item from Boston notes that many men elected as federal representatives have declined the honor due to "private affairs". Also: "A Proclamation" for a day of fasting & prayer, signe... See More  

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$96.00
658437

Washington & Samuel Fraunces run a tight household... Hancock re-elected...

Item #658437

May 13, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, May 13, 1789  The front page has: "Proceedings of the Legislature of the Union" from the earliest days of the new federal government, dates from May 4-6, which includes some discussion concerning the Constitution.

A pg. 2 item from New York, dated May 6 (just 6 days after Washington's inauguration) is headed: "The President'
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679892

First inauguration of George Washington...

Item #679892

July 16, 1789

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 16, 1789 



* President George Washington

* First inauguration (historic)




Certainly one of the more desirable events to have in a period newspaper is the first inauguration of George Washington. American issues with such content are virtually unobtainable today, and reports in any newspapers worldwide are extremely uncommon.

Here is a nice report of t... See More  

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677063

George Washington is elected President of the United States...

Item #677063

February 20, 1793

NATIONAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Feb. 20, 1793



* President George Washington

* Historic 2nd election victory




Nearly three-quarters of the front page is taken up with an address: "To ALEXANDER HAMILTON, Secretary of the Treasury of he United States". This is followed, on page 2, with a second analysis of America's financial situation.

But by far the most significant ite
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668125

Sam Adams is elected governor...

Item #668125

May 11, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 11, 1796 



* Samuel Adams, Massachusetts governor

* 18th century American original




Page 2 has a very brief report: "His Excellency Samuel Adams is re-elected Governor of this Commonwealth, for the year ensuing: by a majority of about 2000 votes."



Four pages, irregular at the right margin, paper flaw to front leaf causing a blank spot on pg. 2... See More  

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684720

Discussing the election...

Item #684720

October 06, 1796

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 6, 1796  Page 2 has over 1 1/2 columns taken up with a letter concerning the election with mention of Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and others.

The back page has a lengthy ad for a lottery for the "Federal City" of Washington. A wealth of other ads as well.

Four pages, archival strengthening at t... See More  

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676793

Jefferson elected president of the American Philosophical Society...

Item #676793

January 01, 1797

NEW YORK MAGAZINE OR LITERARY REPOSITORY, January, 1797  A detailed article taking over 3 pages is: "Some Account of the Barbarities of the Northern Indians".

Near the back are several pages of news reports from Savannah, Albany, Philadelphia, Poughkeepsie, New York, etc., including mention that  Thomas Jefferson was elected president of the American Philosophical Society.

Ce... See More  

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676790

John Adams is elected President of the United States...

Item #676790

February 01, 1797

NEW YORK MAGAZINE OR LITERARY REPOSITORY, February, 1797 



* John Adams presidential election

* Thomas Jefferson as vice president




The most notable report is the announcement that John Adams has been elected President of the United States.

A report near the back notes in part: "Yesterday, agreeable to a provision of the Constitution...the members...assembled...to count the votes o... See More  

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$77.00
665533

John Adams is elected President...

Item #665533

February 09, 1797

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Feb. 9, 1797 



* John Adams presidential election win

* Thomas Jefferson as vice president




Page 3 has a very notable list headed: "The following is a statement of all the votes as declared by the Tellers:" and what follows are the total electoral votes for President, the highest number won by Adams with 71, Jeff... See More  

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677066

Details on the Presidential election of 1796...

Item #677066

February 22, 1797

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 22, 1797 



* John Adams presidential election

* Thomas Jefferson as vice president




Page 2 has a report from the "Proceedings of the Columbian Federal Congress" concerning the process for tallying votes for President & Vice President: "...that the two Houses shall assemble in the chamber of the House of Represen... See More  

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682538

Adams's inauguration: the peaceful transfer of power...

Item #682538

March 13, 1797

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, March 13, 1797



* John Adams inauguration

* Thomas Jefferson




A very historic issue as it reports the true test of the great American republic: the peaceful transfer of power. 

Page 2 has a report noting in part: "On Saturday at twelve o'clock...soon after his election, JOHN ADAMS as President of the United States attended in the Chamber of th... See More  

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645101

Results of the election for governor... Naval news...

Item #645101

June 02, 1798

THE WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, June 2, 1798  Page 3 has results of the: "Election" for Governor, showing a majority for Livingstone over John Jay. Also: "An Act More Effectually to Protect the Commerce & Coasts of the United States".

Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 3/4 inches.

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667545

Jefferson's response upon being notified of being elected President...

Item #667545

March 11, 1801

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 11, 1801  Page 3 has, under: "President Elect" a report: "The Committee instructed on the 18th instant to wait the President Elect and notify him of his election, REPORT--that they have, according to order performed that service, and addressed the President elect in the following words, to wit: 'The committee beg le... See More  

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687999

Thomas Jefferson's inaugural address...

Item #687999

March 09, 1805

NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, March 15, 1805  A very historic issue as nearly 2 columns on page 2 are taken up with Thomas Jefferson's inaugural address for his second term as President.

It is introduced with: "On the 4th inst. at 12 o'clock Mr. Jefferson appeared in the Chamber of the Senate of the United States, where his re-election was declared, and the neces... See More  

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667482

Thomas Jefferson's inaugural address...

Item #667482

March 14, 1805

BOSTON GAZETTE, March 14, 1805 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* Inauguration - inaugural address




Page 2 has the lengthy: "President Jefferson's Speech" which is his inaugural address, introduced with: "This day, at 12 o'clock, Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States, took the oath of office & delivered the following Inaugural Speech..." which tak... See More  

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$245.00
673062

James Monroe leads in the election... Navy seeks a depot in the Chesapeake...

Item #673062

February 15, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 15, 1817  Featured is a chart showing that James Monroe is in the lead for Presidency of the United States. Another report has much detail on: "Cleopatra's Barge".

Five pages are taken up with considerable detail on: "Naval Depot" "Report of the Secretary of the Navy...Information Relating to the Selection of a Site for... See More  

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622032

Monroe wins the Presidential election...

Item #622032

February 19, 1817

NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Feb. 19, 1817  The top of the front page as an announcing: "According to the provisions of the constitution the votes...for President and Vice President were yesterday counted...was officially proclaimed by the President of the Senate that JAMES MONROE is elected President...and DANIEL D. TOMPKINS is elected Vice President..." (see).

Four pages, never-trimmed ma... See More  

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686282

Inauguration of President James Monroe...

Item #686282

March 08, 1817

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 8, 1817



* President James Monroe

* Inauguration - Inaugural Address




 Certainly the best content is the coverage of: "The Inauguration" of James Monroe as President. The reporting begins on the front page & includes a note signed in type: James Monroe, with most of the second column taken up with the beginning of his inaugural address ... See More  

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681522

Bounty land for military veterans... On Monroe's inauguration...

Item #681522

April 12, 1817

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., April 12, 1817  The front page has: "The Late Inauguration" with talk on some details of James Monroe's inauguration.

Page 3 has a reward ad for a runaway slave, and a report from the "War Department" concerning those entitled to bounty lands for serves in the military during the War of 1812.

Four pages, some period doodling a... See More  

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682468

Bounty land for military veterans... On Monroe's inauguration...

Item #682468

June 24, 1817

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., June 24, 1817  The front page has a report of the travels of the President on the steam boat Fulton, landing at Staten Island & his visits to the fort at Harlem Heights. Also to runaway reward ads. Page 3 has a runaway reward ad as well.

Four pages, nice condition.

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680641

James Monroe's inaugural address...

Item #680641

March 10, 1821

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 10, 1821 



* President James Monroe

* Inauguration - inaugural address




Beginning at the bottom of the front page is: "Inaugural Speech", which has a prefacing paragraph which includes: "On Monday last, the 5th of March, in the great hall of the house of representatives...chief justice Marshall administered the oath of office to... See More  

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672155

James Monroe's inaugural address...

Item #672155

March 10, 1821

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 10, 1821  Beginning at the bottom of the front page is: "Inaugural Speech", which has a prefacing paragraph which includes: "On Monday last, the 5th of March, in the great hall of the house of representatives...chief justice Marshall administered the oath of office to Mr. Monroe, previous to his entering upon the duties of his second... See More  

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672083

The Presidential election... American Indians: Choctaw, Osage, Creeks...

Item #672083

December 04, 1824

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 4, 1824  Among the articles are: "Presidential Election" which has a chart showing states and votes for each, plus another report of the Alabama votes for President by county.

Also inside: "LaFayette & the Sons of the Forest" being an emotional heart-felt meeting of Choctaw Indian chiefs and General LaFayette, which is ironi... See More  

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680056

Andrew Jackson is elected President...

Item #680056

January 01, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 1, 1825 



* General Andrew Jackson elected president



The first article at the top of page 1 has a small head: "Presidential Election" with the report noting: "It being ascertained that Louisiana has given three votes to gen. Jackson & two to Mr. Adams, as president--(and an undivided vote for Mr. Calhoun as vice president), w... See More  

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682592

The Maryland "Jew Bill" finally passes... Inaugural address of John Quincy Adams...

Item #682592

March 05, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 5, 1825 



* Inaugural address of John Quincy Adams 

* Approval of the Maryland "Jew Bill"




Without question the most notable content is the page 3 report headed: "Maryland" which states in part: "The legislature of this state adjourned on Saturday last. The 'Jew bill', as it is called--or a bill to alter t... See More  

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644853

Short-lived campaign newspaper to elect Andrew Jackson...

Item #644853

July 26, 1828

UNITED STATES' TELEGRAPH--EXTRA, Washington, July 26, 1828  This was a campaign journal "...devoted exclusively to the Presidential election..." as stated in the masthead. It was published by Duff Green, who had come to Washington to establish a newspaper to promote the candidacy of Andrew Jackson. Mott says, "Green proved to be of the hard-hitting politician type of editor... See More  

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644278

Election of Andrew Jackson... Cherokee Indians & land troubles...

Item #644278

November 22, 1828

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 22, 1828  One of the front page reports has a small head: "The Election" which begins: "The most anxious & ardent, as well as the most rude & ruthless political contest that ever took place in the United States, is now decided in the election of a large majority of electors pledged to the support of gen. Andrew Jackson for the... See More  

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672085

Inauguration & inaugural address of Andrew Jackson...

Item #672085

March 07, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 7, 1829 



* President Andrew Jackson

* Inauguration - inaugural address




An inside page has a nice article headed: "The Inauguration" which begins with details of the proceedings including: "...in the presence of an immense concourse of spectators, filling the portico, the steps...the president of the United States delivered his... See More  

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680468

Last signer of the Declaration of Independence dies... Jackson re-elected...

Item #680468

November 17, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 17, 1832



* Andrew Jackson re-elected President

* Death of Charles Carroll : signer of the Declaration of Independence




The front page has a lengthy editorial which begins:

"The presidential election has so far proceeded as to render the result certain, that "Andrew Jackson of Tennessee" will be re-elected president, and 'Martin ... See More  

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672197

Inauguration & inaugural address of President Andrew Jackson...

Item #672197

March 09, 1833

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 9, 1833 



* General President Andrew Jackson

* Inauguration - inaugural address




Certainly the best content in this issue is the inside page account of: "The Inauguration" which is followed by the: "Inaugural Address Of The President Of the United States, Fourth of March, 1833" which takes over half a page This was the inau... See More  

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570754

Election returns... Runaway ad...

Item #570754

November 22, 1836

HANOVER HERALD, Hanover, Pennsylvania, November 22, 1836. Page 3 features the Official Returns for President and Vice President for Pennsylvania along with the Electoral Election results.  The front page of the issue contains a $25.00 Reward for a runaway apprentice. This contains other news and advertisements of the day. This is complete in four pages with scattered lite foxing, otherwise in... See More  

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649931

Martin Van Buren is elected President of the United States...

Item #649931

February 11, 1837

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 11, 1837  Near the back is a report from Congress which includes, in part, a report of the formal election of Martin Van Buren as President, evidenced by a chart of the electoral vote by state.

The text reads in part: "...the return of electoral votes from each state was opened, read & recorded...After the counting of the votes was complet... See More  

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686301

Inaugural address of Martin Van Buren...

Item #686301

March 11, 1837

THE NEW-YORKER, March 11, 1837  This newspaper was published by Horace Greeley before his more famous New York Tribune. Inside includes the: "Inaugural Address" which carries over to the following page where it is signed in type: Martin Van Buren.

Included as well are comments on: "The Farewell Address of President Jackson", an article on: "The Inauguration" &am... See More  

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687900

Jackson's farewell, and Van Buren's inauguration...

Item #687900

March 11, 1837

NEW YORK OBSERVER, March 11, 1837



* Martin Van Buren inauguration

* Andrew Jackson farewell address




 Pages 2 and 3 contain the lengthy: "Farewell Address of Andrew Jackson" signed by him in type at its conclusion: Andrew Jackson. In it he reiterated his policies one final time. He appeal to the different regions of the country to place their loyalty to the Union above all els... See More  

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687962

Harrison wins the election: in a Washington, D.C. newspaper...

Item #687962

November 09, 1840

THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., Nov. 9, 1840



* William Henry Harrison

* Presidential election victory




Perhaps there can be no better newspaper to report a Presidential election than one from the nation's capital.

Page 3 begins with: "The Election" "It becomes our duty to announce to the public that we have received returns of the elections in a sufficient number of the stat... See More  

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671429

William H. Harrison is elected President...

Item #671429

November 14, 1840

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 14, 1840 



* William Henry Harrison

* 1840 election victory




Page 2 has a report headed: "Presidential Election" which begins: "Sufficient returns are received to place the result beyond all question. It is now certain that William Henry Harrison will be elected president, and John Tyler, vice president of the United States...... See More  

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688512

Harrison wins the Presidential election...

Item #688512

February 03, 1841

KENDALL'S EXPOSITOR, Washington, D.C., Feb. 3, 1841 



* William Henry Harrison

* Presidential election victory




The back page has a chart noting the: "Official - Popular Vote For President" for both Harrison and Van Buren, listed by state, showing a close election: 11,268,752 vs. 1,123,057.

This was an uncommon title which lasted but 4 years. The prospectus (not here) note... See More  

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644898

William Henry Harrison wins the presidential election...

Item #644898

February 19, 1841

NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Feb. 19, 1841 



* William Henry Harrison

* Presidential election victory




Page 3 has: "Presidential Vote" which is the official chart of the electoral votes certified by the tellers and announced by the Vice President to the Congress. It shows 234 votes for Harrison and 60 for Van Buren. Also a detailed report: "Arrival Of ... See More  

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666634

Detailed plans for Harrison's inaugural...

Item #666634

March 03, 1841

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 3, 1841 





* President William Henry Harrison

* Eve of his inauguration - inaugural

* From the city where it happened - rare




A terrific newspaper for the content found on page 3, which has considerable detail on the plans for the inauguration of William Henry Harrison which happened on the following day.

The first 1 1/2 columns ar... See More  

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687963

Rare same-day report of Harrison's inauguration...

Item #687963

March 04, 1841

THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., March 4, 1841  



* President William Henry Harrison inauguration

* Very rare same-day report from nation's capital




A terrific & very desirable newspaper as this has a same-day report on the inauguration of President Wm. H. Harrison.

Such a report is likely only to be found in a newspaper from the nation's capital, however we have had several iss... See More  

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685222

Perhaps the best newspaper to be had for Harrison's inauguration...

Item #685222

March 05, 1841

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 5, 1841  Perhaps the best newspaper to be had on the inauguration of William Henry Harrison as the nation's ninth President, this being the premier newspaper from the nation's capital. 

Most of page 2 is taken up with: "THE INAUGURAL ADDRESS of Gen. William Henry Harrison, March 4, 1841, On entering Upon the Duties of th... See More  

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689181

Perhaps the best newspaper to be had for Harrison's inauguration...

Item #689181

March 05, 1841

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 5, 1841  Perhaps the best newspaper to be had on the inauguration of William Henry Harrison as the nation's ninth President, this being the premier newspaper from the nation's capital. 

Most of page 2 is taken up with: "THE INAUGURAL ADDRESS of Gen. William Henry Harrison, March 4, 1841, On entering Upon the Duties of th... See More  

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687945

"Extra" edition with Harrison's inaugural address...

Item #687945

March 06, 1841

COURANT--EXTRA, Hartford, Connecticut, March 6, (1841)  



* William Henry Harrison

* Presidential inauguration

* Inaugural address




An uncommon single sheet "Extra" broadsheet with most of the front page taken up with the: "Inaugural Address or President Harrison" carrying over to page 2.

William Henry Harrison has the dubious distinction of being the first Presiden... See More  

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683189

President Harrison's inaugural address...

Item #683189

March 06, 1841

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, March 6, 1841



* William Henry Harrison

* Presidential inauguration




 Taking most of the front page, all of pgs. 2 & 3 & half of page 4 is: "The Inaugural Address" of Gen. William Henry Harrison, March 4, 1841...", which was obviously very lengthy, so lengthy & delivered outdoors on a very cold & wet day that he caug... See More  

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688275

Inauguration of President William H. Harrison, in a Washington newspaper...

Item #688275

March 17, 1841

KENDALL'S EXPOSITOR, Washington, D.C., March 17, 1841



* William Henry Harrison

* Presidential inauguration




This was an uncommon title which lasted but 4 years. The prospectus (not here) notes it was a semi-weekly devoted to "...the security of the right of suffrage by additional laws to punish bribery & fraud...an exposure of abuses & corruptions in government..." and ... See More  

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687982

On Harrison's funeral, and Tyler's inaugural address...

Item #687982

April 17, 1841

HINGHAM PATRIOT, Massachusetts, April 17, 1841  A doubly nice issue as the front page has articles headed: "Intelligence from Washington" on John Tyler arriving in the capital for his inauguration. Also: "The New President" "President Tyler" "Funeral of the President of the United States at Washington..." and: "The Ruler is Fallen!"

Page 2 ha... See More  

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684787

Death of John Murrell, the famous "land pirate"... Complaints of election fraud...

Item #684787

November 29, 1844

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., Nov. 29, 1844 



* John Murrell death - "land pirate"

* Mississippi River outlaw




A front page report about the "Death Of Murrell" says: "The Chattanooga Gazette of the 16th announces the death, at Pikeville, Tennessee, of the notorious John A. Morrell, whose name as 'land pirate' figured so frequently in the press... See More  

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682109

Polk's inauguration... Florida joins the Union...

Item #682109

March 08, 1845

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 8, 1845 



* President James K. Polk

* Inauguration - inaugural address

* Florida statehood - joins the union




The front page begins with a report headed: "Inauguration of President Polk" noting in part: "...The arrangements were admirable...The ceremony at the Capitol was very imposing...President Polk, quitting the Capitol after the ... See More  

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687965

Nice on the Taylor election...

Item #687965

November 09, 1848

EVANSVILLE WEEKLY JOURNAL, Indiana, Nov. 9, 1848  The front page begins with a nice, graphic notice supporting Zachary Taylor for President.

Page 3 has a similar graphic with some election results: "We have the satisfaction to announce to our readers this morning the following telegraphic despatch received..." followed by a list of ten states: "...gone for Taylor sure. The Whi... See More  

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583417

The tragedies of dividing slave families...Zachary Taylor elected president...

Item #583417

November 15, 1848

NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, November 15, 1848 Page three contains an article entitled "The Slave Trade" which deals with the tragedies which occur when families foresee that they may possible be separated. This includes inducing their own bodily harm and even their to the point of their own death instead of being separated. "That was a most merciful attempt that was made in the la... See More  

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686936

How to manage the land gained in the Mexican War... Taylor's inauguration...

Item #686936

March 01, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 1, 1849  Half of the front page, all of page 2 and much of page 3 are taken up with an interesting discussion in the Senate on: "The New Territories" which were gained in the treaty ending the war with Mexico, including New Mexico and California.

The back page has half a column giving the "Order of Procession" of: &quo... See More  

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686941

Discussing Taylor's inaugural address...

Item #686941

March 09, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 9, 1849 The first column of page 7 has the reviews of six newspapers on "The Inaugural Address" of President Taylor, with many diverse comments.

Also on page 7 is a lengthy: "List of Cadet Appointments for 1849" listed by state, and includes "John Hood" from Kentucky, who would become a famous Confederate general, ... See More  

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596980

Discussion Taylor's inaugural address...

Item #596980

March 10, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 10, 1849 



* President Zachary Taylor

* John Bell Hood at West Point




The first column of the front page has the reviews of six newspapers on "The Inaugural Address" of President Taylor, with many diverse comments (see photos). Also on the ftpg. is a lengthy: "List of Cadet Appointments for 1849" listed by state, and inc... See More  

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598609

Discussion Taylor's inaugural address...

Item #598609

March 10, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 10, 1849 



* President Zachary Taylor

* John Bell Hood




The first column of the front page has the reviews of six newspapers on "The Inaugural Address" of President Taylor, with many diverse comments (see). Also on the ftpg. is a lengthy: "List of Cadet Appointments for 1849" listed by state, and includes "John Hood... See More  

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598610

Discussion Taylor's inaugural address...

Item #598610

March 10, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 10, 1849  The first column of the front page has the reviews of six newspapers on "The Inaugural Address" of President Taylor, with many diverse comments (see). Also on the ftpg. is a lengthy: "List of Cadet Appointments for 1849" listed by state, and includes "John Hood" from Kentucky, who would become a famous Con... See More  

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687915

Zachary Taylor's inaugural address on the front page...

Item #687915

March 13, 1849

THE TIOGA BANNER, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, March 13, 1849



* President Zachary Taylor

* Inauguration - inaugural




Not just a very uncommon title from this small, Northern Pennsylvania town, but the front page has: "President Taylor's Inaugural Address" which takes over a full column. Also on the front page: "The Inauguration" with much on the ceremonies.

Four pages, ... See More  

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595664

On Taylor's inauguration...

Item #595664

March 16, 1849

HANOVER SPECTATOR, Pennsylvania, March 16, 1849 



* Zachary Taylor 

* Henry Clay
 



The front page has 2 columns of: "Important Letter from Mr. Clay" dated at New Orleans & carrying over to pg. 2 where it is signed: H. Clay. Also: "The Inauguration Balls" for President Zachary Taylor (see photos).

Four pages, never bound, small wear holes near center are... See More  

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687991

Death of President Taylor, inauguration of Fillmore...

Item #687991

July 13, 1850

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, July 13, 1850  The front page begins with: "Two Weeks Later From California - Battles With The Indians - Troubles with the Foreign Miners" which has some nice content concerning the situation in California. The ftpg also has: "Slave Cases in California".

Inside has: "Slavery And Freedom" as well as an editorial: "Death Of the Presid... See More  

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688260

General Pierce wins the Presidential election...

Item #688260

November 13, 1852

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1852  Page 3 has a stage-by-state chart with text headed: "Result Of The Presidential Election". The report begins: "The results of the Presidential contest may now be accurately stated..." with the chart showing Pierce clearly commanding the most electoral college votes.

Great to have this report in a newspaper fro... See More  

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687940

On the inauguration of Franklin Pierce...

Item #687940

March 07, 1853

EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, March 7, 1853  Page 3 has a half column report headed: "The Inauguration" which has much own the inaugural parade and some inaugural details including: "...Mr. Pierce stood erect, bowing gracefully in acknowledgment of the repeated cheers which greeted him...Mr. Pierce stepped forward on the front of the stage & was greeted by loud plaudit... See More  

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666653

Plans for Buchanan's inauguration...

Item #666653

February 04, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 4, 1857  Page 3 has much detail on planks for the inaugural ceremonies of James Buchanan, who would be inaugurated on March 4.

The report is headed: "the Inaugurations of the President Elect" and the details take over a full column.

Four pages, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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687937

Inaugural address of President James Buchanan...

Item #687937

March 11, 1857

THE EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, March 11, 1857



* President James Buchanan

* Inauguration - inaugural address




 Page 3 has nearly 1 1/2 columns taken up with the printing of the: "Inaugural Address" signed at its conclusion by: James Buchanan.

Four pages, disbinding indents at the blank spine, good condition.... See More  

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172030

Inauguration of President Buchanan... Dred Scott Decision...

Item #172030

March 14, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 14, 1857  A vol. 1 issue. Inside has 8 illustrations regarding 'Our 18th Inauguration Day', including an illustration of George Washington, Mount Vernon, & James Buchanan & John Adams. But the prime content here is the text of the Dred Scott decision given by Chief Justice Taney. Very significant.

Also featured is an article on A Nutmeg Pl... See More  

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172362

Print of a beardless Abraham Lincoln, pre-election...

Item #172362

May 12, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 12, 1860  The front page has a print of: "The Republican Wigwam At Chicago, Illinois, In Which the Republican Convention Will Be Held, May 16, 1860".  This was the event at which Abraham Lincoln would go from near obscurity to a position of prominence in American history.

The doublepage centerfold is a terrific print captioned: "Prominen... See More  

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683568

First election of Abraham Lincoln...

Item #683568

November 07, 1860

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 7, 1860  Perhaps the best newspaper to have with news on any Presidential election, being from the nation's capital.

Page 3 has a report headed: "The Presidential Election" which begins: "As it has been currently supposed within the last few weeks that the issue of the Presidential election, which took place yesterday, w... See More  

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683571

First election of Abraham Lincoln... The definitive report...

Item #683571

November 10, 1860

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 10, 1860 



* Abraham Lincoln's 1st election

* From the Nation's capital (best)

* The definitive report




Perhaps the best newspaper to have with news on any Presidential election, being from the nation's capital.

Page 3 has a report headed: "Result of the Presidential Election" which gives the definitive report t... See More  

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688266

Lincoln is elected!

Item #688266

November 10, 1860

CLEVELAND MORNING LEADER, Ohio, Nov. 10, 1860 



* Abraham Lincoln's election win (1st)



Page 3 has a wonderful & lengthy account of the election returns coming into Springfield, Illinois, where Lincoln was, with reporting on the high level of excitement as the news was received. There are several charts showing election results at various locations.

Page 2 has a report: "New... See More  

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683573

With Lincoln's election, the South takes action...

Item #683573

November 13, 1860

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1860 



* The South reacts to Abraham Lincoln's election



Perhaps the best newspaper to have with news on any Presidential election, being from the nation's capital.

Now that the election of Lincoln is assured, this issue has much on the plans of Southern states in secession discussions--particularly in South Carolina--and p... See More  

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172416

Election of Abraham Lincoln as President...

Item #172416

November 17, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 17, 1860  The full front page shows: 'Gen. Guiseppe Garibaldi" who was considered the George Washington of Italy, the person most responsible for uniting the country. There is also a page two article on him.

Other prints include a nice full pg. of: "Fort Moultrie (Sullivan's Island), Charleston, South Carolina in the Distance", a... See More  

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688041

President-Elect Lincoln enroute, with several speeches...

Item #688041

February 20, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, February 20, 1861  The front page has column headings including: "The Presidential Progress" "The Ovations and Speeches En Route from Albany to New York" "Meagre Decorations And Display" and more.

Also various addresses by mayors in New York with Lincoln's responses at Poughkeepsie, Troy, and Hudson. Then his: "Arrival at the Astor House... See More  

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688042

President-elect on his way to his inauguration...

Item #688042

February 21, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 21, 1861  The front page has among its column heads: "The Incoming Administration" "Mr. Lincoln In New York" "His Reception and Speech at the City Hall" "How Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln Spent the Day and Evening"  and more.

Among the subheads on Lincoln's journey are: "Mayor Wood's Speech to Mr. Lincoln" "Mr. L... See More  

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689166

Assassination attempt on Lincoln? Inauguration of Jefferson Davis...

Item #689166

February 23, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, February 23, 1861  Perhaps the most significant content is on page 5 which has very extensive coverage of the travels of Abraham Lincoln to Washington, D.C. for his inauguration.

The top of the page has heads: "The Presidential Progress" "Great Turnout of the Philadelphians to Witness the Ceremony" "Mr. Lincoln's Speech on the Occasion" &quo... See More  

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596826

Early attempt to assassinate President-Elect Abe Lincoln...

Item #596826

February 27, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 27, 1861 



* Lincoln's new administration 



The front page reports the ominous events that would lead to the outbreak of the Civil War in less than two months. Also content on the incoming administration of Abraham Lincoln with first column headlines including: "The Finale of the Peace Conference", "Movements of Mr. Lincoln", &quo... See More  

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172446

President-Elect Abraham Lincoln's address from the Astor House balcony...

Item #172446

March 02, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1861  The full front page is a very nice illustration captioned: "Abraham Lincoln, The President Elect, Addressing The People From the Astor House Balcony". Inside has a full page with 3 scenes: "Fort Moultrie, As Seen From Fort Sumter" "Morris Island, As Seen From Fort Sumter" and "Fort Johnson, As Seen From Fort Sumt... See More  

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683218

Early attempt to assassinate President-Elect Abe Lincoln...

Item #683218

March 02, 1861

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, March  2, 1861  



* President-elect Abraham Lincoln en route

* Assassination attempt - Baltimore Plot




Page 6 has a report on the attempted assassination of President-Elect Abraham Lincoln, with column heads: "The President Elect In Washington" "His Arrival There" A Plot Against His Life' "The Assassins Foiled" "Sp... See More  

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688044

Lincoln's first inaugural address... "We are not enemies, but friends"...

Item #688044

March 08, 1861

KENNEBEC JOURNAL, Augusta, Maine, March 8, 1861  Page 3 begins with the: "Inaugural Address" which is signed in type at its conclusion: Abraham Lincoln. It takes nearly 2 columns.

Page 2 has a lengthy editorial on: "Lincoln's Inaugural". It includes in part: "We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained it must not bre... See More  

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598469

President-Elect Abraham Lincoln en route...

Item #598469

March 12, 1861

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, March 12, 1861



* Abraham Lincoln

* post inauguration



Page 3 has the following one column headings: "The Cabinet" "The Confederation" "The Virginia Convention"



Nice reading here. Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, some tape mends along central fold, minor foxing, otherwise nice.... See More  

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172450

Lincoln's inauguration... Winslow Homer print...

Item #172450

March 16, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 16, 1861  The entire front page shows: "The Inaugural Procession at Washington Passing the Gate of the Capitol Grounds" which shows Abraham Lincoln & James Buchanan in the carriage.

Inside has a nearly half page print showing: "Presidents Buchanan and Lincoln Entering the Senate Chamber Before The Inauguration" with related text he... See More  

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688100

Inaugural Address of President Jefferson Davis... The fall of Fort Donelson...

Item #688100

February 24, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, February 24, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* President Jefferson Davis inauguration

* Best publication to be had ? (very rare)




Not only is this a great Confederate newspaper, but it is from the capital of the Confederacy and as such contains a great wealth of the latest news and battle reports.

Certainly the most significant content i... See More  

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666370

Jeff Davis' inaugural address: in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #666370

February 25, 1862

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 25, 1862 



* Jefferson Davis inaugural address

* Rare Confederate publication




A rather rare title and great that it has the word “Southern”.

Certainly the most notable content begins page 2 being: "President Jefferson Davis's Inaugural address, delivered in Richmond, February 22, 1862" which takes ove... See More  

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688051

On Davis' inauguration... Fall of Fort Donelson... Fall of Nashville...

Item #688051

February 25, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 25, 1862  



* Nashville TN Tennessee

* Jefferson Davis Inauguration

* Action at Sugar Creek - Arkansas




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Campaign I:n Tennessee" "More Good News' "Nashville Occupied by General Buell's Forces" "The Western Victories" "A Gloomy Time at Jeff. Davis' Inaugura... See More  

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643592

Broadside with election returns...

Item #643592

December 03, 1863

GENESEE VALLEY FREE PRESS--SUPPLEMENT, Wellsville, New York. A quite large broadside (printed on one side only, single sheet) mostly taken up with election returns. There is no date at the top but many dispatches are dated Dec. 3, 1863. Measures 20 by 27 12 inches. Folder size noted is for the item folded in half.

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663371

Lincoln accepts the nomination for the Presidential election...

Item #663371

June 29, 1864

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 29, 1864



* Abraham Lincoln nomination

* American Civil War reporting




Page 4 has an historic report headed "The Presidential Nomination" "Mr. Lincoln's Acceptance" with the text taking over a full column and signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Obviously this was the step necessary for him to be on the Republican ballot for the general electio... See More  

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683388

If McClellan wins the election, the Civil War is over... Drafting VMI cadets...

Item #683388

October 07, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Oct. 7, 1864 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* re. George B. McClellan as president ?




The front page has: "The War News" which is a reflection upon the latest reports as received & includes as subheads "The Repulse of the Enemy on the Darbytown Road Last Saturday" and "Later From Sheridan". Also on the ftpg. are: &qu... See More  

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685219

Early returns show Lincoln is doing well in the 1864 election..

Item #685219

November 08, 1864

BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, Nov. 8, 1864  



* Abraham Lincoln's election (2nd)

* Original American Civil War reporting




In addition to much inside page reporting on the latest Civil War events, page 2 has items concerning the election. Final results would not be known until the next day, however various partial returns are noted here (see photos), almost all showing Abraham Lincoln looking... See More  

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689182

Abraham Lincoln's 1st speech upon being re-elected...

Item #689182

November 11, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 11, 1864  Page four has column heads: "UNION REJOICES" "Serenading the President and Cabinet - Speeches of Mr. Lincoln, Mr. Seward, and Others."

The article includes one of the most humble calls for unity given by Lincoln: "The President appeared at the upper window... he spoke as follows: 'It has long been a grave question whether any gove... See More  

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679367

Lincoln election results... Jefferson Davis on arming slaves...

Item #679367

November 12, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 12, 1864  



* Abraham Lincoln election results

* Jefferson Davis message




Over two columns on the front page are taken up with reports headed: "The Election" and "The Result In New York" "Union Majority in the State Over Eight Thousand" plus it continues with some election results from six other states as well, some quite brief.

The re... See More  

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687250

Abraham Lincoln is elected president...

Item #687250

November 12, 1864

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Nov. 12, 1864



* Abraham Lincoln elected president (2nd term)

* 1st report plus Civil War reporting




 Page 3 has a nice illustration headed: "Prison At Andersonville, Georgia" with related text with one column heads: "Rebel Cruelties To Prisoners" "The Horrors of Andersonville, of Libby Prison, and of Relic Isle" "Plunde
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563628

On Abraham Lincoln's election as President...

Item #563628

November 12, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, November 12, 1864 



* Abraham Lincoln presidential election



This is the "Gazette of the Regular & Volunteer Forces" as noted in the masthead. The issue is just filled with Civil War and other military reports, and also has a nice editorial concerning the recent re-election of Lincoln as President of the United States, headed: "The Pr... See More  

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583644

Great on the re-election of Abraham Lincoln...

Item #583644

November 12, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Nov. 12, 1864  As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The ftpg. is entirely taken up with: "The Campaign In Georgia" and: "The Campaign In Virginia" giving the latest reports on battle events.

Other reports inside are headed:... See More  

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688126

Terrific response from the Confederates on Lincoln's re-election...

Item #688126

November 15, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Nov. 15, 1864 



* Newspaper from the Confederate capital

* Reacting to election of President Abraham Lincoln




The most interesting item is an editorial which comments on the recent re-election of Abraham Lincoln, beginning: "It matters but little to us by what frauds, by what force and intimidation, the so-called election in the enemy's country has... See More  

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172836

Famous Lincoln cartoon on having won the election...

Item #172836

November 26, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 26, 1864  The prime piece of this issue is the very famous back page political cartoon captioned: "Long Abraham Lincoln A Little Longer." showing an elongated version of him since he just won his second presidential election (see). This cartoon has become quite famous.

The entire front page is taken up with prints of: "Captain Napoleon Colli
... See More  

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680176

Reports on Lincoln's inauguration in this racist newspaper...

Item #680176

March 04, 1865

NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, March 4, 1865 



* Rare pro-white publication

* Abraham Lincoln inauguration

* Closing weeks of the Civil War




A decidedly racist newspaper which began well before the Civil War & lasted a few years after. This issue has much reporting and editorializing on Lincoln's inauguration, both with a strong bias against Lincoln.

Some articles area hea... See More  

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691247

Lincoln's second inauguration...

Item #691247

March 06, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, March 6, 1865



* Abraham Lincoln 2nd inauguration

* Closing weeks of the Civil War

* Assassination nears




Page 4 headlines at the top of last column about the second inauguration of Abraham Lincoln include: "INAUGURATION" "Our Report of the Second Installation of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States" "Scenes at the White House in the Str... See More  

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172868

Lincoln's inauguration...

Item #172868

March 18, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 18, 1865  The entire ftpg. is taken up with a very nice engraving captioned: "President Lincoln Taking the Oath At His Second Inauguration, March 4, 1865", showing just that. A great display issue as such.

An inside page has an article headed: "The President's Inaugural", which includes the text of his 2nd inaugural address, which ... See More  

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173044

Sea Steamer 'Great Republic'... Election results...

Item #173044

November 24, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 24, 1866 Nice full ftpg: 'Launch of the Sea Steamer 'Great Republic' '. Halfpg: 'Collecting the Remains of Union Soldiers for Re-Interment in National Cemeteries'. Fullpg: 'Election Returns--Scene in Front of the N.Y. Tribune Office '. Halfpg: 'Departure of Gen. Sherman for Mexico'

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173104

Life of a convict at Sing Sing... Election in Washington...

Item #173104

June 22, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1867  Ftpg. shows: 'Portrait of Queen Victoria in a very ornate frame. Fullpg: 'Constitutional Convention at Albany'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'The Life of a Convict at Sing Sing Prison, New York' shows 16 scenes. Nice quarterpg. illus: 'Significant Election Scene at Washington' shows blacks voting, with text mentioning: '...the... See More  

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