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652583

Constitutional Convention begins & Washington is elected its President...

Item #652583

May 28, 1787

PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 28, 1787 



* Constitutional Convention begins

* George Washington elected 1st 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 first newsp... See More  

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646966

The election of Washington as the first President, and so much more...

Item #646966
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), April, 1789 



* George Washington's election victory

* Arrival in New York City for inauguration




A very significant issue, and one of a few magazines or newspapers with the text reporting the actions of Congress formally counting the votes for the first President of the United States. Near the back are several pages of the: "Proceedings of C... See More  

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655249

George Washington is elected President...

Item #655249
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, May, 1789 



* George Washington elected 1st president of U.S.

* Report from his Revolutionary War enemy (historic)




Certainly the most significant---and very historic--report in this issue is the account under the heading "America" of George Washington being elected the first President of the United States. The full text can be seen in... See More  

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658428

Visiting President Washington... How he was dressed for the inauguration...

Item #658428

May 09, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, May 9, 1789 



* United States government in it's infancy

* Post-President George Washington inauguration




A great issue on the earliest days of the new federal government including most of page 2 taken up with: "Debates of Congress" from the first several weeks. The entry for May 1 notes: "The speech of the President to the two House... See More  

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679892

First inauguration of George Washington...

Item #679892

July 16, 1789

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 16, 1789  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 this significant event found on page 2, datelined: "Extract of a ... See More  

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680609

Washington appears to be re-elected for a second term...

Item #680609

January 10, 1793

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Jan. 10, 1793  Page 3 has a report headed: "Indians" concerning a letter from Virginia noting that: "...Capt. Hanly...on his march with 40 men...was attacked by the Indians in ambuscade. Himself and 12 men fell on the spot--eleven are missing--sixteen got safe in."

Also mention that: "The returns of votes from... See More  

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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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676796

Great on the inauguration of the President & Vice President...

Item #676796

March 01, 1797

NEW YORK MAGAZINE OR LITERARY REPOSITORY, March, 1797  The most notable report is near the back being a fine account of the: "Presidential Inauguration" with good derail. This is followed by: "Speech" being John Adams's inaugural address taking nearly 3 pages. 

This is followed by: "After concluding his speech, the President descended from his seat to receiv... 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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667350

Jefferson's inaugural address...

Item #667350

March 15, 1805

NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, March 15, 1805 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* Inauguration - inaugural address




An historic issue as page 2 begins with: "Inaugural Speech" of Thomas Jefferson's 2nd term, with a prefacing paragraph: "On the 4th instant at 4 o'clock, Mr. Jefferson appeared in the Chamber of the Senate of the United States, where his re-election was ... See More  

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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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649930

James Monroe is re-elected... Rare mention of Daniel Boone...

Item #649930

December 16, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  Dec. 16, 1820  The back page has a report with a small head: "Presidential Election" which begins: "It is probable that Mr. Monroe has been re-elected president by an almost unanimous vote & Mr.Tompkins re-elected  vice president..." with a bit more.

This issue comes with a "Supplement" which includes a rare ... 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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624741

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

Item #624741

March 05, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 5, 1825 



* The passage of the Maryland "Jew Bill"

* John Quincy Adam's inaugural address




Without question the most notable content within this issue 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... See More  

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655962

First Jews elected in Maryland...

Item #655962

October 14, 1826

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 14, 1826 



* First Jews elected in Maryland

* Judaica - Jewish

* Andrew Jackson




One of the reports within has a small head: "The Jews" with the text including: "...that at the last election for members of our city council, two gentlemen of the Jewish persuasion were chosen by the suffrages of a large part of the citizens...Messrs. S. ... See More  

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673726

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

Item #673726

June 21, 1828

UNITED STATES' TELEGRAPH--EXTRA, Washington, June 21, 1828 



* Rare campaign periodical

* Andrew Jackson




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 ... 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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673065

Inauguration & inaugural address of Andrew Jackson...

Item #673065

March 07, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 7, 1829  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 inaugural address as given below, and having concluded it, the oath ... 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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668142

Andy Jackson is elected President, in a Washington, D.C., newspaper...

Item #668142

February 14, 1833

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 14, 1833 



* President Andrew Jackson election



Page 3 has a notable report on the results of the: "Presidential Election" noting in part: "The hour of one having arrived,  the Senate  attended...the President of the senate...proceed to open the votes of the electors in the several states for President and Vice Presid... 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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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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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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653316

Detailed plans for Harrison's inaugural...

Item #653316

March 04, 1841

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 4, 1841 



* President William Henry Harrison

* Day 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 day this newspaper was printed.

The first c... See More  

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652882

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

Item #652882

March 05, 1841

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 5, 1841 



* President William Henry Harrison inauguration

* Inaugural address - best title to be had (rare)




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: &qu... 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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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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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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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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651997

Inauguration & inaugural ceremonies of President Buchanan, in a Washington newspaper...

Item #651997

March 05, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 5, 1857 



* President James Buchanan

* Inauguration - inaugural address

* Best title to be had (rare as such)




A terrific issue in which to find the inauguration and inaugural address of President James Buchanan. Almost the entirety of the first two columns on page 3 are taken up with the: "Inaugural Address". If is preface... See More  

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674041

Inaugural address of President Buchanan...

Item #674041

March 10, 1857

THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, March 10, 1857 



* President James Buchanan

* Inauguration - inaugural address




Over one-third of page 2 is taken up with the: "INAUGURAL MESSAGE" of the president, signed in type by him: James Buchanan. Also on pg. 2 is an editorial on: "The Inaugural", and then a report headed: "The New Cabinet".

Four pages, a few minor margi... 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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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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650809

Carson City... Virginia City... Jamaica... Presidential election reporting (Lincoln)...

Item #650809
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, January, 1861 Featured in this issue is an article "A Peep at Washoe" which includes coverage on silver mining, Carson City, Virginia City and much more.

Other articles include "Cast-away in Jamaica" and other additional stories and illustrations included.

Near the back under "Monthly Record of Current Events" is a report... See More  

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646028

Confederates states elected their President & Vice President... Their Constitutional Convention...

Item #646028

February 10, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 10, 1861 



* Jefferson Davis elected Confederate president

* Constitutional Convention of the Confederacy

* Pre Civil War tensions brewing




A wealth of significant content on the creation of the Confederacy, with front page column heads including: "Important From the South" "The Southern Congress at Montgomery, Alabama" "Adoption of A Const... See More  

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674336

President-Elect Lincoln enroute... Departs from Springfield...

Item #674336

February 12, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, February 12, 1861



* Abraham Lincoln leaves Springfield, Illinois

* Starts his journey for Washington D.C.




The front page has the following one column headlines: "THE INCOMING ADMINISTRATION" "Mr. Lincoln's Departure From Springfield" "Parting Address To His Fellow-Townsmen" "THE NATIONAL TROUBLES" "Important Speech by the Pres... See More  

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675346

Lincoln heads to Washington... Jefferson Davis' inaugural address...

Item #675346

February 19, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1861 



* Jefferson Davis inaugural

* Confederate President

* Abraham Lincoln en route




Page 5 has column heads with continued & detailed coverage of Lincoln's trip from his home to the nation's capital: "The President Elect En Route" "The Receptions In This State" "Enthusiasm Of The People" "His Arrival In Albany&... See More  

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680341

President-elect enroute for his inauguration...

Item #680341

February 22, 1861

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 22, 1861



* President-Elect Abraham Lincoln heads to Washington D.C.



The front page has the following one column headings: "THE INCOMING ADMINISTRATION" "Progress of the President Elect Towards Washington" "His Departure From New York" "Popular Ovation at Jersey City and Speeches of Mr. Lincoln" "The President-Elect nea... See More  

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651886

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

Item #651886

February 23, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, February 23, 1861 



* President elect Abraham Lincoln

* Baltimore murder plot

* Jefferson Davis inauguration




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 Philad... 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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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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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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661534

Civil War map... Jeff Davis' inaugural address...

Item #661534

February 28, 1862

NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 28, 1862  



 * Jefferson Davis inauguration

* President of the Confederacy

* Map inside Florida




There is a wealth of Civil War reporting on the front page including column heads: "The Burnside Expedition" "Condition of the Rebel Guns" "A Visit to Nag's Head" "The War in the South-West" "Nashvi... 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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652988

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

Item #652988

November 11, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 11, 1864 



* President Lincoln gives 1st speech upon being re-elected

* Arming Negroes ?

* Jefferson Davis' speech to the Confederacy




Page four has the 1-column heading: "UNION REJOICES," with subhead: "Serenading the President and Cabinet - Speeches of Mr. Lincoln, Mr. Seward, and others." The article includes, in part, one of the most hu... 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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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...

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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.

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172836

Famous Lincoln cartoon on having won the election...

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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
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665344

Lincoln's second inauguration...

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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 t... See More  

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654278

In a pro-South newspaper: Lincoln's inaugural address on the front page...

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March 08, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 8, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln inauguration

* Inaugural address on the ftpg.

* Closing weeks of the Civil War

* In a pro-Confederate title




Among the front page reports is: "Inauguration of President Lincoln--His Address" which contains his address in full, ending with the immortal words: "With malice towards none, with charity for all, wi... 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...

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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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667369

1867 William G. Brownlow re-elected governor... ...

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August 03, 1867

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 3, 1867



* William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow

* Governor of Tennessee re-election victory




Page 4 has an article headed: "THE TENNESSEE ELECTION" "Governor Brownlow Re-elected by Thirty Thousand Majority" and more. (see)

Complete with 8 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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561096

Presidential Message... Charter Election...

Item #561096

December 04, 1867

THE NEW YORK TIMES, from New York, dated December 4, 1867.  The front page of the issue contains the report of The Charter Election which also includes the extensive reporting of the Wards and recapitulation, etc.



Page 4 contains a report on The President's Message, which was published at length in the previous days' publication. This also includes passage of President Johnson's speech as ... See More  

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665658

Grant is elected President...

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November 04, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 4, 1868 



* General Ulysses S. Grant presidential election



All of page 3 is taken up with the election results, with one column headlines including "ULYSSES S. GRANT ELECTED PRESIDENT" "All the Original Free States Except New York Declare for Him" "The Election Uncommonly Quiet" and more.

Twelve pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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173288

Inauguration of President Grant... Howard University...

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March 20, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 20, 1869  The front cover of this issue features "Vice-President Wade Administering the Oath to Schuyler Colfax". Also  there is a nice doublepage centerfold of "The Inauguration of President Grant, March 4, 1869" which is very is displayable. A half-page illustration "Howard University, Washington D.C." A full page illus... See More  

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674582

Ulysses S. Grant is re-elected..

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November 06, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 6, 1872 



* Ulysses S. Great elected president



Page 3 has nice one column headings that include: "THE BATTLE WON" "ANOTHER APPOMATTOX!" "Disastrous Rout of the Liberals" "GRANT RE-ELECTED" and more with elections numbers.

Twelve pages, large piece torn away at the upper right corner of the 1st leaf (pages 1 &
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173706

Thomas Nast print... Grant's second inauguration...

Item #173706

March 22, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 22, 1873  Great full front page: 'The Signal--A Buffalo Herd in Sight' shows an Indian sending a signal to the Indian village seen below him; 1/2 page Thomas Nast "The Cherubs of the Credit Mobilier"; 

Full page: 'The Inauguration Ball--Arrival of the President's Party'; Nice doublepage centerfold: 'The Sec... See More  

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652060

Samuel Tilden elected... False report...

Item #652060

November 08, 1876

THE DAILY BEE, Sacramento, Nov. 8, 1876  Page two of this issue contains the column headline "THE NEXT PRESIDENT" and reports "If he shall live until that time Samuel J. Tilden will become President of these United States on the 5th day of March as appears by the election returns at hand as we write! ... You and I may not agree with them concerning their mode of doing things, b... See More  

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174114

Sleigh riding... Counting election results...

"Grinding a skate in Friesland", by Christoffel Bischop

Item #174114

February 17, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 17, 1877 (including Supplement)  Perhaps the most notable is the double-page print found in the Supplement: "Grinding a Skate in Friesland", by Christoffel Bischop (engraved for Harper's Weekly by William Biscombe Gardner). Note: This print (as do nearly all double-page prints) typically has (very) small binding holes.

Also included are: Full ftpg. Nas... See More  

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583126

The coming inauguration... Life in the Black Hills...

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March 03, 1877

PUBLIC LEDGER, Memphis Tennessee, March 3, 1877 



* Ulysses S. Grant arrives in  Washington D.C.



A page 3 report has column heads; "The Inauguration" "President Grant Gives a Reception--His Delight at so Soon to be Relieved" and "The Capital Rapidly Filling up with Visitors" (see photos). The front page has an article: "Life In The Black Hills&quo... See More  

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584669

Commenting on Hayes' inaugural address...

Item #584669

March 06, 1877

PUBLIC LEDGER, Memphis, Tennessee, March 6, 1877 



* President Rutherford B. Hayes



Page 2 has; "Hayes' Inaugural" "Press Opinions, Both in England and America" with the report having datelines of London, New York & Cincinnati (see photos).



This issue is complete with four pages, and is in nice condition.

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584664

Inauguration of the President..

Item #584664

March 06, 1877

THE DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Memphis, Tennessee, March 6, 1877 



* Rutherford B. Hayes inauguration

* Inaugural Address




Over half of the front page is taken up with reports concerning the inauguration of President Rutherford B. Hayes as President beginning with an interesting heading: "Putting On Harness" "Rutherford B. Hayes Formally Assumes the Office of Chief Executive... See More  

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174506

Election day in New York...

Item #174506

November 13, 1880

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 13, 1880  Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "A Local Question", plus another inside: "What A Pity!". Fullpg: "Women at the Polls in New Jersey in the Good Old Times". Nice doublepage centerfold: "Scenes & Incidents of Election Day in New York". Fullpg: "Cruelties Practiced on Fish & Fowl" plus m... See More  

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585213

James A. Garfield inauguration...

Item #585213

March 04, 1881

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, March 4, 1881



* James A. Garfield inauguration (day of)



This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "INAUGURATION", "Washington a Wilderness of Flags of Every Kind", "THE CABINET", "Hotels, Boarding Houses and Legislative Halls", "Filled, Jammed and Packed with Visitors" and more ... See More  

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174542

Inauguration of Garfield...

Item #174542

March 19, 1881

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 19, 1881  Full ftpg. Nast: 'The Fair in the Central Park' shows Grant. Fullpg: 'The Inauguration of Pres. Garfield--Scenes in Washington' shows 5 scenes. Great doublepage centerfold: 'The Inauguration of Pres. Garfield' is very displayable. Another fullpg. Nast political cartoon.

Other news and advertisements of the day are include... See More  

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174926

Dinner at historic Delmonico's... Election returns....

Item #174926

November 15, 1884

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 15, 1884  Front full pg. Thomas Nast illus. of "What It Means." Inside is a full pg. containing three large illus. pertaining to "Opening of the American Art Galleries, Madison Square, New York." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Rt. Rev. William Paret, D.D., Bishop of Maryland" and "Leopold Damrosch."

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648402

Preparing for the inauguration... Chester Arthur on the front page...

Item #648402

March 07, 1885

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 7, 1885 The full ftpg. is a print of: "The Last Days of President Arthur in the White House--Father & Daughter." Inside has a doublpg. centerfold of: "The Grand Sham Battle...at Prospect Park, Brooklyn...The Mob Breaking in on The First Line of Defense". A nice fullpg. print shows the west front of the Capitol in advance of th... See More  

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174960

Grover Cleveland's inauguration...

Item #174960

March 14, 1885

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 14, 1885  Full ftpg: 'The Inauguration--Pres. Arthur & Mr. Cleveland Leaving the White House For The Capitol' plus fullpg: 'The Inauguration--Cleveland Delivering The Inaugural Address' is very nice, plus 'Night Scene Near The White House' showing the celebration. Great Doublepage centerfold: 'First Meeting Of Pres. Clevelan... See More  

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583225

The election of President Harrison...

Item #583225

November 07, 1888

THE WORLD - EVENING EDITION, New York, November 7, 1888  The issue features column headlines of "EXTRA 2 O'Clock. Little Hope - Though Chairman Brice Makes No Concession - Indiana Not Yet Certain for Cleveland - You May as Well Call it "President Harrison" which includes additional sub-headlines and illustration of President-elect Harrison and Vice-President-elect Morton wi... See More  

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655858

Details of Harrison's inauguration ceremonies...

Item #655858

March 05, 1889

BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, March 5, 1889 



* President Benjamin Harrison



The top of the last column of the ftpg. has: "The Inaugural Address" "Opinions on President Harrison's First Official Paper" which has a bit on how it was received in England. Page 2 has much more lengthy coverage o the details of: "President Harrison's Inauguration" with subhea... See More  

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175376

Great Salt Lake of Dakota... President William H. Harrison's Inauguration...

Item #175376

March 09, 1889

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1889 (excludes supplement)  Full ftpg: 'The Arrival of Troops--A Scene on Penna. Ave. Before Inauguration Day.' Very nice doublepage centerfold: 'Sketches in Washington Before the Inauguration' shows 10 scenes, including: 'The Arrival of the President Elect at the Arlington' [President William Henry Harrison]. Fullpg: 'The Gr... See More  

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629563

Late 19th century thoughts on Uncle Tom's Cabin...

Benjamin Harrison loses his wife just days before he loses the election...

Item #629563

October 29, 1892

WAVERLY FREE PRESS, Waverly, New York, October 29, 1892  The second page of this issue has under the heading, "Death of Mrs. Harrison", a report on the death of the wife of the president - just days before he would also lose the election to Grover Cleveland (see image). Another report includes details of the Columbus Day celebration (being the 400th anniversary) and lengthy thoughts... See More  

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678139

The election of 1892 in a Salt Lake City newspaper...

Item #678139

November 09, 1892

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Nov. 9, 1892  The first column on the front page has the single column heading: "FOR CLEVELAND", followed by subheads: "A Great Victory for Democratic Principles", "Beginning Of A New Epoch", "The Results of Yesterday's Election as Far as Ascertained", and more. Additional election-themed coverage is found throu... See More  

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644640

Inauguration of President Grover Cleveland...

Item #644640

March 05, 1893

THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE, Nebraska, March 5, 1893  The top of the first column has heads: "CLEVELAND GOES IN" "Thrice Nominated & Twice Inaugurated President of the United States" "Severe Storm Mars The Ceremonies" ""Policy of The New Administration". The ftpg. also has a nice graphic showing: "Cleveland And His Cabinet". The text takes o... See More  

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175794

President Cleveland's inauguration...

Item #175794

March 11, 1893

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 11, 1893 Full ftpg. shows the entrance to the Horticultural Bldg. of the Columbian Exposition. Fullpg. of the 'Esquimaux Village' at the Expo. Fullpg: 'Comparative Architecture in New York'.

Nice doublepage centerfold: 'The Inauguration Ceremonies--Pres. Cleveland & Ex-President Harrison Returning from the Capitol' in a carriage. Ar... See More  

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175796

President Cleveland's inauguration...

Item #175796

March 18, 1893

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 18, 1893  Full ftpg: 'Inauguration of Pres. Cleveland--Pa. Troops Passing the Reviewing Stand'. plus 2 fullpgs. of photos of Cleveland's inauguration.

Fine doublepage centerfold: 'Inauguration Ball in the Rotunda of the Pension Bldg.' 2 full pages of the 'Columbian Expo.'

Complete issue.

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591387

1897 William McKinley inauguration...

Item #591387

March 05, 1897

ALLEGANY COUNTY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, March 5, 1897 



* President William McKinley 

* Inauguration - inaugural
 



The front page has nice coverage of the inauguration of President William McKinley with column 1 headings: "Columbia's New Chief", "Wm. McKinley Now Guides the Ship of State", "Inaugural Kaleidescope" and "The Display ... See More  

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176210

"Inauguration Day in Washington"... Mining in Randsburg, Californi...

Item #176210

March 06, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 6, 1897  Full ftpg. shows: 'Skating at Van Cortlandt Park, New York City'. Nice fullpg. with 5 photos of: 'The New Mining town of Randsburg, in Southern Calif.'. Terrific doublepage centerfold : 'Inauguration Day in Washington' is an elevated view of the Washington skyline.  A serialized story entitled "The Pursuit of the ... See More  

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176212

McKinley's inauguration...

Item #176212

March 13, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 13, 1897  Full ftpg. illus. shows: 'The Inauguration of President McKinley', taking the oath in front of the Capitol. Nice fullpg. shows: 'Pres. McKinley & His Cabinet' & on 'The Inaugural Procession' plus 2 more fullpg. prints on the inauguration, & the centerfold as well. Very nice fullpg: 'The Evolution of the Nat... See More  

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673609

President McKinley is re-elected...

Item #673609

November 07, 1900

GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Nov. 7, 1900  The top of page 4 has column heads: "A Republican Landslide" "McKinley Re-elected President by a Greater Majority Than He Received in 1896--Carries 22 States Certain--Bryan Carries 15, Leaving 8 in Doubt--The Next Congress Republican" with the text taking about half a column.

Eight pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, ... See More  

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678334

2nd inauguration of William McKinley...

Item #678334

March 04, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 4, 1901



* President William McKinley's 2nd inauguration



The top of the front page has a two column headline: "FOR THE SECOND TIME McKINLEY INAUGURATED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Com... See More  

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177087

Inauguration issue of Williams McKinley...

Item #177087

March 09, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1901  This issue is printed in blue and orange ink. Full page illustration of President William McKinley by Hitchcock; Swearing in the Vice-President; The Record of the Administration with illustrations; The Cuban Situation; full page illustration "The Illumination on the Night of the Inauguration"; full page "The Ladies of the Administra... See More  

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177173

President Wilson's Inauguration...

Item #177173

November 08, 1902

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 8, 1902  Frontpage photo Americans of To-Morrow, Michael I. Pupin; President Wilson's Inauguration; William M. Chase's Recent Work; The New Yale Square with photos; fullpage illustration "The Development of the Upper New York" by Pettit; fullpage illustration "The Men Who Long for the Fray, But Must Always Wait" by Giles... See More  

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679283

1904 Teddy Roosevelt elected President...

Item #679283

November 10, 1904

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 10, 1904



* Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt

* Presidential election victory




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "ROOSEVELT'S PLURALITY MAY BE TWO MILLIONS" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Photo of Roosevelt on page 2. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard ... See More  

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583402

The election of President Roosevelt...

Item #583402

February 09, 1905

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, February 9, 1905  Page twelve carries a one column wide headline "Roosevelt Is Elected" with subheadlines "Official Announcement Made". The ceremony of counting the electoral votes of the states was held. Other news and advertisements are within the issue.



This is complete in 14 pages with several small bind hole... See More  

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670615

Teddy Roosevelt's 1905 inauguration...

Item #670615

March 04, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, March 4, 1905 



* Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt

* 2nd Presidential Inauguration




The front page has a nice headline on the inauguration of Theodore Roosevelt: "INAUGURATION CEREMONIES ARE GRAND AND IMPRESSIVE" with subheads: "Washington Never Before Saw Such Crowds---City Is a Blaze of Splendor---West and Middle West Repre... See More  

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