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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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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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659024

Senate congratulates Washington on his election... Washington's letter to the Lutherans...

Item #659024

May 20, 1789

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, May 20, 1789  On pg. 2 under "Proceedings of Congress" are the proceedings the House of Representative from the first session of the first Congress under the Constitution. This Congressional coverage carries over to page 3 where there is interesting discussion from May 19 concerning the various Cabinet posts, including: "...the first obje... See More  

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647138

John Adams' Vice Presidential inaugural address... Earliest debates in Congress...

Item #647138
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), June, 1789 



* John Adams inauguration

* 1st Vice President of the United States




Among the articles within are: "Physical & meteorological Observations, Conjectures & Suppositions, by Benjamin Franklin" which takes 4 pages; "Account of the Culture of Tobacco" "Remarks on Dueling" "Observations Relative to a... See More  

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661892

Washington's 2nd election as President...

Item #661892

February 27, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 27, 1793 



* President George Washington

* Historic 2nd election victory




Certainly the most significant item in this issue is the report at the top of page 3 announcing the opening of the votes for President & Vice President.

History tells us that it was on February 13, 1793, when Congress officially tabulated the votes from the election of

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660448

Presidential election report...

Item #660448

December 31, 1796

THE NEW WORLD, Philadelphia, Dec. 31, 1796  A quite rare title, and until a recent find, the very first we have offered in our 43 years. It published for exactly one year.

Page 3 has a report headed: "Election of the President, In Tennessee" showing the votes in that state.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a bit irregular at the spine, some foxing, good condition.

Item from Catalog 298 (released for September, 2020)...

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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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669384

Editorializing on Jefferson's inaugural address...

Item #669384

April 02, 1801

AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, April 2, 1801  The front page begins with a review of Jefferson's recent inaugural address, beginning: "While reading the speech of Mr. Jefferson, every American must feel an indignation that within the United States, there are men, so lost to every honorary principle as to calumniate a character so truly amiable and respectable..." with much more.

P... See More  

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650025

Why England is in the war... Battle of Raisin River... Madison's inaugural address...

Item #650025

March 06, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 6, 1813  Beginning on the front page and taking 4 1/2 pages is the: "British Declaration" in which the reason for the War of 1812 is explained from the British point of view. It begins: "The earnest endeavors of the prince regent to preserve the relations of peace & unity with the United States of America having unfortunately failed, hi... 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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639901

Trio of issues on the inauguration of James Monroe, & more...

Item #639901

March 19, 1817

ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, a nice trio of consecutive  issues dated March 12, 15, and 19, 1817 on the inauguration of James  Monroe.



* James Monroe inauguration

* President of the United States




March 12 has on pg. 2: "The Inauguration" from Washington City, including: "Under the auspices of a delightful day, yesterday took place the interesting ceremony a... 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,  December 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 (see photos).

This issue comes with a "Supplement" which... See More  

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636108

James Monroe's inaugural address...

Item #636108

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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650824

Lafayette & Jefferson have an emotional reunion... The Presidential election...

Item #650824

November 20, 1824

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, November 20, 1824  Inside has over 3 pages taken up with various reports concerning the "Presidential Election", with local & stare returns as received up to the publication date. It would ultimately be won by John Quincy Adams. A brief item: "The Pirates" reports of a ship captured off the coast of Cuba by pirates who murdered al... See More  

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646660

Latest results on the presidential election...

Item #646660

November 27, 1824

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 27, 1824  The front page features a chart headed: "Presidential Election - Returns so far as they are known" showing votes for Adams, Clay, Crawford, and Jackson, Adams with a commanding lead (see). Much related text as well carrying over to pages 2, 3, 4 & 5 with additional charts.

Inside has a fine letter signed in type: Bolivar, me... See More  

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647185

The Presidential election...

General LaFayette... American Indians: Choctaw, Osage, Creeks...

Item #647185

December 04, 1824

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, December 4, 1824  Among the articles are: "Presidential Election" which has a chart showing states and votes for each (see photos), plus another report of the Alabama votes for President by county. Also, inside includes: "LaFayette & the Sons of the Forest" being an emotional heart-deep meeting of Choctaw Indian chiefs and General... See More  

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647186

The contentious Presidential election of 1824... John Quincy Adams eventually won...

Item #647186

December 18, 1824

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, December 18, 1824  The historic report in this issue would be the front page report of Andrew Jackson likely the Presidential election. I say likely, because--as the front page chart and text show--no candidate won a majority of the electoral votes, causing the election to be thrown into the House of Representatives. The text notes: "The p... See More  

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647188

Andrew Jackson is elected President...

Item #647188

January 01, 1825

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, January 1, 1825  The very 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), we are enabled to state the result of the late el... See More  

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220854

1824 Presidential election...

Item #220854

January 12, 1825

THE COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 12, 1825

* Andrew Jackson & John Quincy Adams - Presidential Election

* Message from the President of Harvard College


On pg. 2 under Choice Of President is a report that recalls the election of 1800, with details about the mode of balloting. Has a chronology of the balloting that determined the outcome. Other news of the day includes: "Ha
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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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644158

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

Item #644158

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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644159

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

Item #644159

March 05, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 5, 1825 (offered at a significantly reduced price - see note)



* 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 l... 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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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, Maryland, November 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 J... See More  

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650299

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

Item #650299

November 17, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, November 17, 1832  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 Van Buren, of New York', be elected vice president of the United States--if they shall ... See More  

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657282

Jackson's inaugural & inaugural address...

Item #657282

March 05, 1833

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 5, 1833 



* President Andrew "Andy" Jackson

* Second inauguration - inaugural address

* Best title to be had - rare as such




Page 3 begins with a report of Jackson's inaugural noting in part: "Yesterday, March the Fourth...Andrew Jackson...elected President of the U.S. for four years ensuing...repaired to the Representat... 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 (see images). The text reads in part: "...the return of electoral votes from each state was opened, read & recorded...After the counting of the votes... See More  

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651860

Van Buren's inauguration & inaugural address... Jackson's farewell...

Item #651860

March 11, 1837

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 11, 1837  Page 2 begins with: "The Inauguration" which has details of the inaugural ceremonies for Martin Van Buren. This is followed by the: "Address" being his inaugural address, taking over a full page. This is followed by parting respects to Andrew Jackson, including: "Farewell Address of Andrew Jackson to the People of... 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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652433

Preparations for Harrison's inaugural...

Item #652433

March 04, 1841

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



* William Henry Harrison

* pre-Presidential inauguration




From the nation's capital & the day before the inauguration it would be no surprise that much space is dedicated to plans for the inaugural ceremonies of William H. Harrison. Indeed, close to half of page 3 is filled with the details, portions of which can been seen... 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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644280

President Harrison's inaugural address...

Item #644280

March 06, 1841

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, March 6, 1841  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 caught a cold & died of pneumonia just one month later.

Gre... See More  

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665448

The churches of New York City... Election of Polk...

Item #665448

November 09, 1844

THE WEEKLY HERALD, New York, Nov. 9,1844  The ftpg. has prints of; "St. Patrick's Cathedral, Prince St." "Saint Paul's Church, Broadway" "Church of the Messiah, Broadway" and: "The Brick Church--Presbyterian" with much detail on all.

Page 5 has an article; "Meeting of the Mormons Last Evening" as well s two reports which seem to insur... See More  

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657698

Results of the presidential election...

Item #657698

November 23, 1844

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 23, 1844  The top of the first column of the front page has the results of the Presidential election, headed: "Presidential" with a count by state for Henry Clay and James K. Polk. Much more on the results of the election on inside pages. Page 2 has a letter from President Tyler to H. M. Kamehameha III, king of Hawaii (see photos). Also ... 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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633749

The coming Presidential election...

Item #633749

October 18, 1856

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 18, 1856  Inside has: American Republican Demonstration" "Fillmore and Slavery Opposed" "Fremont and Liberty Supported" Presidential Perfidy" "Revelations of Franklin Pierce" and more on the coming election.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor loss to a lower corner, minimal wear.

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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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644887

Buchanan's inaugural address...

Item #644887

March 11, 1857

THE EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, March 11, 1857



* President James Buchanan

* Inauguration - inaugural address




Page 3 has the "Inaugural Address" which takes 1 1/3 columns in which he reflects on the events of the year. It is signed in type at its conclusion: James Buchanan. Page 2 has an article concerning it titled: "The Inaugural".

Four pages, minor loss to blan... 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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660381

First election of Abraham Lincoln...

Item #660381

November 08, 1860

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., November 8, 1860  This is the tri-weekly edition of this famous newspaper which is perhaps the best newspaper to have with news on any Presidential election, being from the nation's capital.

The front page has a report: "The Presidential Election" which begins: "As it has been currently supposed within the last few weeks that the i... See More  

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639017

Lincoln's first election...

Item #639017

November 10, 1860

THE WEEKLY PRESS, Philadelphia, Nov. 10, 1860 



* Abraham Lincoln's election win (1st)



Page 3 has reports and charts on the Presidential election, the first column heads not noting anything definitive: "THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION" "The Result of Last Tuesday's Canvass" "The Result In Virginia Doubtful" "Missouri Carried By Douglas" "Lar... 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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664432

Much on Abraham Lincoln... Jefferson Davis is elected President of the Confederacy...

Item #664432

February 15, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, February 15, 1861 



* Jefferson Davis elected president of the South

* Abraham Lincoln as president elect




The front page reports the ominous events which would lead to the outbreak of the Civil War in less than two months as well as reports on the incoming administration of Abraham Lincoln, with first column headlines including: "THE NATIONAL CRISIS"  &q... See More  

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669355

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

Item #669355

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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639388

Jefferson Davis's inaugural address, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #639388

February 20, 1861

THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, February 20, 1861 



* Confederate president Jefferson Davis

* Inauguration - inaugural address




Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of entry ... See More  

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596821

President-elect enroute for his inauguration...

Item #596821

February 21, 1861

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 21, 1861 



* Abraham Lincoln heads to Washington D.C. 



The front page has one column headlines including: "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", "AFFAIRS OF THE NATION", "The Peace Conference a... See More  

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620487

President-elect Lincoln en route... Departs from Springfield...

Item #620487

February 22, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 22, 1861 



* President elect Abraham Lincoln

* Journey to the White House




The front page has much content concerning Abraham Lincoln's journey from his home in Springfield to Washington, D.C. At this point he is heading from New York City to Philadelphia, with heads including: "The Presidential Progress" "Departure of Mr. Lincoln and Party from N... See More  

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646479

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

Item #646479

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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650268

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

Item #650268

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 addressing the people...

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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635500

Rare same-day report on Lincoln's inauguration...

Item #635500

March 04, 1861

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 4, 1861 



* President-elect Abraham Lincoln

* First Inauguration (day of)


* Dawn of the Civil War



Actually a rather notable issue as every issue we've had of New York titles for this date simply reported the plans for the inauguration as this was the day Lincoln was sworn in as President. But page 2 has a column headed: "EXTRA" with a datelin... See More  

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652886

Lincoln's first inauguration...

Item #652886

March 05, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, March 5, 1861 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* 1st Inauguration - inaugural address


* Dawn of the Civil War




The top of the front page has nice one column heads announcing the significant news of Abraham Lincoln's first inauguration, the heads including: "THE NEW GOVERNMENT" "Inauguration of President Lincoln as President of the United States" &qu... See More  

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669342

Lincoln's first inauguration...

Item #669342

March 05, 1861

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 5, 1861  Page 5 has nice one column heads announcing the significant news of Abraham Lincoln's first inauguration, the heads including: "THE NEW ADMINISTRATION" "Inauguration of President Lincoln" "Peace & Good Order" "A Magnificent Display" "Procession To The Capitol" "Immense Throng of People" ... See More  

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669343

Much on Lincoln, his new administration, his inauguration, etc...

Item #669343

March 06, 1861

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 6, 1861 



* Abraham Lincoln inauguration

* New administration takes over

* Pre-Civil War tensions escalate




A wealth of fine content on Lincoln & his new administration, as his inaugural was reported in the previous day's edition.

Inside has a lengthy editorial headed: "Mr. Lincoln's Address", a report from Washington beginning: &quo... See More  

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644212

Comments following Lincoln's inaugural address...

Item #644212

March 08, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, March 8, 1861 



* Abraham Lincoln's administration settles in



Among the first column heads are several relating to Abraham Lincoln's inauguration: "Interesting Debate on the Inaugural Address" "Messrs. Wigfall & Mason Consider it a Declaration of War" "Mr. Douglas Again in the President's Defence" "The Diplomatic Corps I... 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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643490

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

Item #643490

October 07, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Oct. 7, 1864 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* re. George B. McClellan as president ?




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, the city to which all war report would eventually be sent and typically find the way to the printed page. The front page has: "The War News" which is a reflection upon the latest reports as received &am... See More  

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631604

Lincoln wins his second Presidential election...

Item #631604

November 09, 1864

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 9, 1864



* Abraham Lincoln's election win (2nd)

* Civil War reporting




The first column headlines on the front page proclaim: "THE ELECTION" "All Quiet Along the Voting Line of the Country" "The Result of the Great National Contest" "ABRAHAM LINCOLN Re-Elected PRESIDENT" "And Andrew Johnson, Of Tennessee, Elected ... See More  

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669354

On Abraham Lincoln being elected...

Item #669354

November 10, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 10, 1864 



* Abraham Lincoln's election win (2nd)

* Original American Civil War reporting




Page 5 is mostly taken up with details on the election results, with nice first column heads reading in part: "THE RESULT" "Additional Election Returns from All Parts of the Country" "New Jersey, Kentucky and Delaware for McClellan" "All ... 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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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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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
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647047

Lincoln's inaugural & inaugural address on the front page... Biting editorial...

Item #647047

March 06, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, March 6, 1865  The front page has nice & detailed reporting on the inaugural of Abraham Lincoln with column heads: "WASHINGTON" "Inauguration Day in the National Capital" "Bad Weather & a Tame Affair" "Second Inaugural of Abraham Lincoln" "Speech of Vice-President Johnson" & a bit more. Included on the ftpg. is... See More  

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665344

Lincoln's second inauguration...

Item #665344

March 06, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, New York, 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 ... See More  

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654278

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

Item #654278

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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637189

Abraham Lincoln's inauguration...

Item #637189

March 13, 1865

THE CIRCULAR, Mount Tom, March 13, 1865



* Abraham Lincoln inauguration

* Closing weeks of the Civil War




A small size newspaper from the famous Oneida Community in New York, an early "commune" in experimental living. Various religiously-themed content but a bit of reporting of news of the day under the heading "News Items", which begins: "The inauguration of
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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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667369

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

Item #667369

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...

Item #665658

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...

Item #173288

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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668527

Grant is elected president in 1872...

Item #668527

November 07, 1872

NEW-YORK TIMES, Nov. 7, 1872 



* Ulysses S. Great elected president 

* Electoral College results




The top of the  1st column of the front page has the following headings: "THE PERFECT WORK" "What the People Accomplished on Tuesday" "Gen. Grant's Popular Majority Over 700,000" and more with statistics.

Complete with 8 pages, good
... See More  

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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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586514

Hayes becomes President in controversial election ...

Item #586514

March 02, 1877

PUBLIC LEDGER, Memphis, Tennessee, March 2, 1877 



* Rutherford B. Hayes declared election winner



Page 2 has a report headed: "Hayes And Wheeler Declared Elected" beginning: "The Republicans can now rest their fears & congratulate themselves upon accomplishing peaceably that which they expected at one time to do by the aid of the bayonet..." with more (see photos)... See More  

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583126

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

Item #583126

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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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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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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644872

Inaugural address of Rutherford B. Hayes...

Item #644872

March 10, 1877

OREGON STATE JOURNAL, Eugene City, March 10, 1877 



* President Rutherford B. Hayes

* State of the Union Address

* Rare Old West title




On page 2 under Hayes Inaugural Address is the text of Rutherford B. Hayes address in which he states in part: "...at the basis of all prosperity...lies the improvement of the intellectual and moral condition of the people. Universal suffrage shoul... 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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