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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.

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649304

Displayable masthead... early 19th century...

Item #649304
NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, 1801-1802  A typical "newsy" newspaper of the era with a nice woodcut of a soaring mercury in the masthead. Some light foxing, untrimmed.  Actual dates vary, but the issue sent will be similar in look and condition to that shown, and will date from 1801-1802.

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670968

Alexander Hamilton examines Jefferson's address to Congress...

Item #670968

January 05, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Jan. 5, 1802  Starting on page 2 & taking all of page 3 is: "Examination Of The President's Message, Number I" signed in type by: Lucius Crassus, the pen name of Alexander Hamilton.

A website notes: "Hamilton’s “Examination of Jefferson’s Message to Congress of December 7, 1801,” in ... See More  

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666959

Alexander Hamilton examines Jefferson's address to Congress...

Item #666959

February 23, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Feb. 23, 1802  Half of page 3 is taken up with: "Examination Of The President's Message, Number VIII" signed in type by: Lucius Crassus, the pen name of Alexander Hamilton. A website notes: "Hamilton’s “Examination of Jefferson’s Message to Congress of December 7, 1801,” in which Hamilton... See More  

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666989

DeWitt Clinton in a duel: great account...

Item #666989

August 10, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Aug. 10, 1802  Pages  & 7 contain a detailed account of a duel involving DeWitt Clinton, famous politician and principal promoter of the Erie Canal.

The report begins: "A duel was fought, on Saturday se'nnight, on the New-Jersey shore, opposite New York, between the Hon. DEWITT CLINTON and JOHN SWARTWOUT..." &am... See More  

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666990

DeWitt Clinton in a duel: great account...

Item #666990

August 10, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Aug. 10, 1802  Pages  & 7 contain a detailed account of a duel involving DeWitt Clinton, famous politician and principal promoter of the Erie Canal.

The report begins: "A duel was fought, on Saturday se'nnight, on the New-Jersey shore, opposite New York, between the Hon. DEWITT CLINTON and JOHN SWARTWOUT..." &am... See More  

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667563

Jefferson writes to Callender...

Item #667563

October 15, 1802

NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, Oct. 15, 1802  Page 2 contains a letter datelined from Monticello, Sept. 6, 1799, signed in type by: Th. Jefferson, sent to publisher James Callender, with whom he had a very contentious relationship.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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670040

Very early Charleston...

Item #670040

February 10, 1803

CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Feb. 10, 1803  A volume I issue  (number 28) of this famous title from the South. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads, one appearing on page 3 headed: "Prime Negroes For Sale" with details.

Four pages, spotted foxing, nice condition.

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667461

Jefferson on navigation of the Mississippi...

Item #667461

August 13, 1803

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 13, 1803  Page 2 has a letter of reply from the President to the state of Ohio concerning issues relating to the navigation of the Mississippi River. It is signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

Mention of a  ship Hannah: "...seized...at Wilmington, N.C. for having received on board 7 negroes at Cape Francois and landed them at Savannah, Ga. for sale."... See More  

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667486

Thomas Jefferson on the Louisiana Purchase...

Item #667486

October 26, 1803

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL & MASSACHUSETTS FEDERALIST, Boston Oct. 26, 1803  Half of page 2 is taken up with the: "MESSAGE" of Thomas Jefferson to Congress, being his annual state-of-the-union address signed by him in italic type: Th. Jefferson.

Not surprisingly, most of Jefferson's address is concerning the Louisiana Purchase, a timely event near the end of 1803. One bit includes:... See More  

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559604

From the heart of Thomas Jefferson's Presidency...

Item #559604
(5) GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, For The Country, Philadelphia, 1807-1809  A lot of 5 issues offering an interesting insight into the early period of the Jeffersonian era, as the government transitioned away from Federalist policy. Average condition.  The images show an example of the condition and look of the issues you will receive. Actual dates vary within the years noted.... See More  

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649276

From Thomas Jefferson's administration...

Item #649276
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, 1807-1809  A lot of 10 issues of this popular title from the "Hub City". All have the subscriber's name written in the margin above the masthead, some minor edge tears, a few scattered stains, and occasional foxing, but overall quite nice.

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649289

From Thomas Jefferson's presidency...

Item #649289
BOSTON GAZETTE, dated in 1808-1809  A lot of ten issues from the early 19th century when Thomas Jefferson was president.  News and advertising of the day provide perspective on this formative period.  Irregular at the spine but without loss of text; some foxing and wear with lite staining, typical for the period.  The photo shows an example of the look and condition of the issu... See More  

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669466

Much naval reporting in this early Richmond paper...

Item #669466

February 19, 1808

THE ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 19, 1808   The front page has various reports from Europe on the Napoleonic War. Page 2 has several naval reports concerning American ships detained at Algiers, as well as: "Deserters" which relates to the attack on he ship Chesapeake by the frigate Leopard, then several correspondences from Rear Admiral Isaac Coffin concerning the sloop o... See More  

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667303

Thomas Jefferson...

Item #667303

June 22, 1808

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 22, 1808  Most of the ftpg. is taken up with reports concerning the Embargo including: "President's Answer" signed in type: Th. Jefferson.  This is followed by: "To His Excellency Thomas Jefferson" which carries over to page 2.

Four pages, handsome masthead, slightly irregular at the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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649235

Oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States...

Item #649235
CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, 1809-1810  A lot of eight issues of the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States.  Each with occasional foxing; otherwise nice.  Great to have from the heart of Thomas Jefferson's presidency.  The image shows the look and condition of the issues you will receive.  Actual dates vary within the specified time-frame.... See More  

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649218

The War of 1812...

Item #649218
(10) A lot of ten newspapers of a blend of various folio-size and non-folio-size newspapers (various titles), all containing news on The War of 1812. Average condition with mild wear and foxing; not damaged or 2nd rate. A great set of historic issues at a very reasonable price.

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670877

America is about to declare war...

Item #670877

June 03, 1812

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 3, 1812  Page 2 has a notable report headed: "War with England!" stating: "A letter has been received in town from a Senator of the United States, dated May 28th, which says, The Committee of the Senate on Foreign Affairs have agreed unanimously [Mr. Lloyd being absent] to recommend a Declaration of War against---England."

Three weeks lat... See More  

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664858

Accomplishments of the frigate Chesapeake...

Item #664858

April 12, 1813

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, April 12, 1813  The ftpg. has 4 Acts of Congress, two of them relating to the War of 1812.

Other items on the war include: "Indisputable Evidence of British Barbarity" "Treasonable" "Gun-Boats" "Military Movements" "The Chesapeake Frigate" with a report of its naval accomplishments; "The Brave Crew of the C... See More  

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626665

Latest reports on the War of 1812...

Item #626665

July 13, 1813

THE WAR, New York, July 13, 1813  The front page has: "Progress of the War In Virginia--Smithfield Attacked--British Monsters--Alarm--Alacrity of the Citizens--and Safety of the City". Inside contains: "The Chesapeake" "A Proclamation" signed: George Prevost (see); "Affair at Beaver Dams" "Capture of the British Tender Eagle" "North-Weste... See More  

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670991

Barbarities of the enemy... Recapture of Detroit...

Item #670991

November 09, 1813

THE WAR, New York, Nov. 9, 1813  The front page is entirely taken up with various documents which fall under the heading: "Barbarities of the Enemy" with a subhead reading: "Detention of Mariners as Prisoners of War, who were in England at the Time the War was Declared".

Pages 2 & 3 are almost entirely taken up with some nice reports on the War of 1812, with heads inc... See More  

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664889

Items from the War of 1812...

Item #664889

December 20, 1813

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston,  Dec. 20, 1813  Page 2 includes: "Traitors Defended!" "Treason of the Blackest Character" "Existing Evils, by Extortioners and Smugglers" "Southwestern News" "Third Victory Over the Creek Indians" which is datelines from Knoxville.

 A few items from the War of 1812 on page 3 as well.

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670992

Two more victories over the Creek Indians...

Item #670992

February 22, 1814

THE WAR, New York, Feb. 22, 1814  Most of the front page is taken up with: "Fifth Victory Over the Creeks" as well as: "Sixth Victory Over the Creeks". Notable content inside includes: "Failure of Our Arms on the Northern Frontier" which is prefaced with a "Message" signed in type: James Madison and which includes documents signed by H. Dearborn and Joh... See More  

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670187

Huge & graphic political ad...

Item #670187

March 26, 1814

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 26, 1814  The front page is dominated by a very large engraving of a ship headed: "The STRONG Ship Massachusetts ", part of a political notice in support of Caleb Strong for governor.

Note that the flag on the tallest mast bears his name, with political slogans on the other flags. Much text as well. Given the considerable naval activity in the on-g... See More  

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671038

Electoral votes counted: Monroe the winner...

Item #671038

February 19, 1817

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston,  Feb. 19, 1817  A page 2 report datelined "Washington, Feb. 13, 1817" reports: "According to the provisions of the Constitution, the votes given by the Electors...were yesterday counted...in the presence of the Senators and Representatives in Congress, and it was officially proclaimed by the President of the Senate; that JAMES MONROE is elected ... See More  

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670873

First of this title we have encountered...

Item #670873

March 14, 1817

NORTH STAR, Danville, Vermont, March 14, 1817  The first of this title we have encountered. The top of the front page has a: "One Cent Reward" ad for a 15 yr. old runaway. The back leaf is entirely taken up with a list of property taxes due.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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665923

Surgical instruments advertisement includes a saw...

Item #665923

February 28, 1818

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 28, 1818  "Notice To Surgeons" on page 3 is an ad for a business that sells surgical instruments. The ad includes a woodcut of an ominous-looking saw, used for surgery.

Much of pages 1 & 2 are taken up with various Acts of the Mass. legislature, one is: "An Act Regulating the Practice of Physic and Surgery".

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671059

Constitution for the new state of Alabama...

Item #671059

September 18, 1819

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, A consecutive pair of issues dated Sept. 18 and 25, 1819  Typically, prior to formally becoming a state of the union a territorial government needs to create and approve a Constitution that would not be in conflict with the federal Constitution.

Printed in these two issues in its entirety is the "Constitution of the State of Alabama, Adopted Aug. 2... See More  

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671061

Constitution for the new state of Alabama...

Item #671061

September 18, 1819

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, A consecutive pair of issues dated Sept. 18 and 25, 1819  Typically, prior to formally becoming a state of the union a territorial government needs to create and approve a Constitution that would not be in conflict with the federal Constitution.

Printed in these two issues in its entirety is the "Constitution of the State of Alabama, Adopted Aug. 2... See More  

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671062

Constitution for the new state of Alabama...

Item #671062

September 18, 1819

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, A consecutive pair of issues dated Sept. 18 and 25, 1819  Typically, prior to formally becoming a state of the union a territorial government needs to create and approve a Constitution that would not be in conflict with the federal Constitution.

Printed in these two issues in its entirety is the "Constitution of the State of Alabama, Adopted Aug. 2... See More  

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649239

Variety lot of newspapers... An instant mini-collection...

Item #649239
(10) WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of ten different titles dating from the 1820's - 1890's, in average or better condition---not a damaged lot and no pulpish newspapers. A popular way to assemble a variety of titles at a low price. We will give you ten different American newspapers ranging from 1820 to 1899 (no pulp issues) in average condition with good reading. A wealth of varied issues for $2.5... See More  

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649274

Newspapers with a treasure-trove of political reporting...

Item #649274
(20) NILES' REGISTER, Baltimore, 1820's - 1830's  A lot of 20 different issues within the noted date range, all complete and each containing 16 pages.

Niles' Register was a very famous, small-size newspaper which excellent political reporting--not surprising given its proximity to Washington, D.C.--in addition to carrying a wealth of news events from across the country. I
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672505

First White House wedding...

Item #672505

March 18, 1820

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 18, 1820  Listed under the page 2 "Marriages" is one that reads: "In Washington city, Samuel Lawrence Gouverneur, Esq. of N. York, to Miss Maria Hester Monroe, youngest daughter of James Monroe, President of the U. States." This was first wedding to be held at the White House.

Other news of the day includes: "Royal Funeral" &quo... See More  

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667254

Formal admission of Missouri to the Union... Major Andre's bones...

Item #667254

August 18, 1821

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 18, 1821  Inside has: "Major Andre" concerning the removal of his bones to be shipped off to England.

Also in this issue: "Indian Trade", and an historic report headed: "Admission of Missouri" concerning it formally joining the Union, which happened just 8 days prior. Included is the: "Proclamation - By the Presid... See More  

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670984

Creating a Jewish city in the Niagara River...

Item #670984

September 24, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept.24, 1825  One of the articles on an inside page reads in its entirety: "The ceremony of laying the corner stone, of what is to be a city of the Jews, on Grand Island, N.Y. took place on the 14th instant, and Mr. Noah, editor of the New York National Advocate, governor and judge of Israel, has issued a proclamation which for the ridiculous, may ... See More  

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670985

Creating a Jewish city in the Niagara River...

Item #670985

September 24, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 24, 1825  One of the articles on an inside page reads in its entirety: "The ceremony of laying the corner stone, of what is to be a city of the Jews, on Grand Island, N.Y. took place on the 14th instant, and Mr. Noah, editor of the New York National Advocate, governor and judge of Israel, has issued a proclamation which for the ridiculous, may... See More  

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670986

Creating a Jewish city in the Niagara River...

Item #670986

September 24, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 24, 1825  One of the articles on an inside page reads in its entirety: "The ceremony of laying the corner stone, of what is to be a city of the Jews, on Grand Island, N.Y. took place on the 14th instant, and Mr. Noah, editor of the New York National Advocate, governor and judge of Israel, has issued a proclamation which for the ridiculous, may... See More  

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667229

Deaths & funerals of Jefferson and Adams...

Item #667229

July 29, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 29, 1826  The front page has some editorial comment concerning the recent deaths of both John Adams and Thomas Jefferson on the 50th anniversary of the 4th of July, taking over half of the page. Additional items are on the inside pages headed: "Adams and Jefferson" and "Honor To The Illustrious Dead!" with various reports on the ... See More  

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667308

Deaths & funerals of Jefferson and Adams...

Item #667308

July 29, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 29, 1826  The front page has some editorial comment concerning the recent deaths of both John Adams and Thomas Jefferson on the 50th anniversary of the 4th of July, taking over half of the page. Additional items are on the inside pages headed: "Adams and Jefferson" and "Honor To The Illustrious Dead!" with various reports on the ... See More  

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667087

William Garrison... Davy Crockett... George Washington...

Item #667087

October 22, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 22, 1831  The bottom of the front page has a small article beginning: "I have received a copy of the 'Liberator', and come in for a share of the editor's reproof for having said that 'a sudden emancipation of the slaves, either by force or through principle', would be an awful calamity..." with more. This was from the v... See More  

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666630

On the Mormon War in Missouri...

Item #666630

December 24, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 24, 1833  Page 3 has a quite early report concerning the Mormons, with a small head: "The Mormon War".

The report gives some details of the troubles between the Mormons and the state of Missouri, noting in part: "...that the sect proclaimed that the spot they had selected was the Zion spoken of in scripture--that the present inhab... See More  

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649241

Early comic, satire newspaper...

Item #649241
FIGARO IN LONDON, London, 1833  An English comic newspaper of the early 19th century, founded in 1831 and running for almost 8 years. It was the forerunner for the much more popular "Punch" magazine. There is a nice comic illustration in the masthead. Four pages, 8 3/4 by 11 inches, nice condition. The photo shown is generic, but the issue you will receive will be very similar.

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665909

Treaty with the Creek Indians...

Item #665909

April 28, 1834

THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., April 28, 1834   One-third of page 3 is taken up with a treaty between the United States and the Muskogee or Creek nation of Indians, made at Fort Gibson. It is signed in type by President Andrew Jackson, and the "X" mark of 9 Indian chiefs.

Four pages, nice condition.

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670177

Santa Anna could conquer and vanquish the Texans...

Item #670177

March 24, 1836

NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, March 24, 1836  The back page has news from: "Mexico and Texas" which includes inn part: "...generally believed that Santa Anna will return to Mexico immediately...Santa Anna writes...that he would conquer and could easily vanquish the Texians. But it is not likely that he will lead the army in person...Their march was tow... See More  

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667207

Much on the desperate situation in Texas... The Fanning Massacre...

Item #667207

April 30, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 30, 1836  An inside page contains an article headed simply: "Texas" which includes several reports on events there, including: "The southern papers bring further & disastrous advices from Texas. The contest, it will be seen, is becoming fierce & sanguinary, & on the part of the Mexicans is one of extermination...the Texia... See More  

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667268

"Trail of Tears"...

Item #667268

October 27, 1838

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Washington City, Oct. 27, 1838  Page 3 has: "Interesting From The Cherokee Country" which includes two documents each signed in type by: Winfield Scott. It begins: "The removal of the Indians, by land...will be prosecuted with great energy & dispatch until completed...". This was part of the "Trail of Tears" movement, the relocat... See More  

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668287

Van Buren's state-of-the-union address...

Item #668287

January 14, 1840

REPUBLICAN SENTINEL & SUMNER, SMITH AND JACKSON INTELLIGENCER, Gallatin, Tennessee, Jan. 14, 1840  Note that this is the volume 1, number 1 issue of a quite rare title, as Gregory's "Union List of American Newspapers" notes only the Library of Congress has this title, and it has just two issues, neither being this date.

All of pages 1, 2 & a bit of page 2 are taken up w... See More  

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671173

The slave ship Amistad, plus more on slavery...

Item #671173

May 29, 1841

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 29, 1841  Inside hs a large chart with the Arkansas Census, noting "Free White Persons" and "Free colored persons" by county and by age. Also a chart noting: "Slaves", male & female by age, or the counties of Arkansas.

Several articles concerning slavery including: "The Liberated Africans" which is about... See More  

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665891

Incredible coverage of the trial of John Colt, with great graphics...

Item #665891

January 28, 1842

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 28, 1842  Most of the front page is taken up with considerable detail on the intriguing murder case of John Colt, who was accused of murdering Samuel Adams the previous year. This was quite the sensation at the time.

Of special interest is the incredible graphic on page 5, with a very rare & huge banner headline: "TRIAL OF JOHN C. COLT, FOR THE MURDER OF SAMUEL... See More  

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668263

French language newspaper from New Orleans, nearly 20 years before the Civil War...

Item #668263

December 15, 1842

LE COURRIER DE LA LOUISIANE, New Orleans, Dec. 15, 1842  A large size newspaper which, save for some notices and advertisements, is totally in the French language. There are four illustrated slave ads.

Four pages, various foxing & light damp staining, never bound nor trimmed, generally good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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670904

The end of the most infamous "Gag Rule" (1844)...

Item #670904

December 04, 1844

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec.  4, 1844  Page 2 has both the text of the petition to end the infamous "Gag Rule" which prevented members of the House of representatives talking about slavery and/or related topics, and the result of the votes to rescind it. The text of the petition is included here in full, noting in part: "...'No petition, memoria... See More  

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669477

Fine content in this anti-slavery newspaper...

Item #669477

October 30, 1845

NATIONAL ANTI-SLAVERY STANDARD, New York, Oct. 30, 1845  As the title would suggest, an anti-slavery newspaper from fifteen years before the Civil War.

Among the articles: "The Patriotism of Abolitionists" "Slavery" "Free Suffrage Convention" "Address Of the Yearly Meeting of Anti-Slavery Friends..." "The Abolition of Capital Punishment" and ... See More  

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666779

The Mexican War, and a visit to Japan...

Item #666779

March 15, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C.,  March 15, 1847  The front page has eight Acts of Congress, several relating to the Mexican War.

Page 3 has much on the Mexican War including: "From Santa Fe" "Important From Mexico" and "The War". Also a lengthy report: "Commodore Biddle's Official Account of His Visit to Japan.

Four pages, very nic... See More  

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670999

Early and rare from Florida... Much on the Mexican War...

Item #670999

May 22, 1847

THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, May 22, 1847  Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, six years before the Civil War.

Over half of the ftpg. is taken up with reports from Congress including several Acts, Proclamations and Resolutions as well as "Treaties" whic... See More  

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658830

Santa Anna threatens retribution if Childs does not leave Puebla...

Item #658830

November 01, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 1, 1847  Page 3 has a great letter from Santa Anna to Col. Childs, stating his request that Childs evacuate the city of Puebla and if he does so he would extend courtesies to his exit. The responding letter from Childs states he will have none of it--he will defend his position at Puebla. Ultimately Santa Anna would depart.

Four pages, ver... See More  

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$44.00
662644

Wisconsin joins the Union as the 30th state...

Item #662644

June 29, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 29, 1848  The back page has: "An Act for the admission of the State of Wisconsin into the Union" which takes over half a column of text (see for portions). At the bottom it notes the Act was "Approved, May 29, 1848" which is the recorded date of Wisconsin joining the Union. Great to have this official report in this Washington... See More  

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670738

The "fever" for California gold as begun...

Item #670738

September 23, 1848

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 23, 1848  Page 3 begins with a lengthy article: "California" which begins: "A gold fever rages in California. The whole population have left off tilling the soil, and are engaged in searching for gold amid the sands which border the Feather River..." with much more, including a nice letter detailing how the mining happens, the dra... See More  

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$68.00
670665

Mormon Temple in ruins... Slavery in California?

Item #670665

October 28, 1848

BURRITT'S CHRISTIAN CITIZEN, Worcester, Mass., Oct. 28, 1848   Page 3 has a brief report: "The Mormon Temple In Ruins" mentioning in part: "This magnificent temple was observed to be on fire in the cupola this morning...The flames spread rapidly and the building was totally consumed...The fire is supposed to be the work of an incendiary."

This is followed by: &qu... See More  

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649225

Gold Rush era...

Item #649225
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, 1849  Although this issue does not have specific gold rush content, it is a great “period” item with 1849 in the dateline. The issue contains many ads related to California and westward expansion, including several that have small wood-cut prints. The images shown are representative of the condition and format of the issue you will receive, but actual dates... See More  

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$32.00
649244

From the library of President James Buchanan...

Item #649244
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., 1849  James Buchanan, who would be President of the United States from 1857-1861, earlier served several offices at the federal level, including Congressman from 1821-31; Senator from 1837-1845, Secretary of State from 1845-9, and then Ambassador to England, 1853-1856.

This newspaper was subscribed to by Buchanan while a Senator, obviously livi... See More  

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$38.00
649231

19th century 2nd rate and damaged lot...

Item #649231
WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT  A lot of 50 2nd-rate and damaged American newspapers dating from 1820 - 1896, containing at least 7 different titles within the lot. The issues may have staining, edge tears, close-trimming, heavy foxing & wear, missing pages, cut-outs, etc.  A great lot for a dealer or for someone wishing to begin a collection when condition is not a concern. Please note the ... See More  

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$45.00
649253

19th century 2nd rate issues (not damaged)...

Item #649253
(50) WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT (2nd rate - not damaged) of 50 American newspapers dating from 1820 - 1896.  All are in 2nd rate condition (none damaged) with at least 7 different titles. The issues may have staining, edge tears, close-trimming, more than normal foxing ad wear, but will not have missing pages, cut-outs, etc.  A great lot for a dealer or someone wishing to begin a collection w... See More  

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$60.00
649269

An instant collection...

Item #649269
WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of 50 issues, with at least 10 different titles, dating from the 1820's - 1890's, in average or better condition--not a damaged lot.  No pulpish newspapers!  A great value.  If purchasing folders, we recommend purchasing at least 10 folders for this lot.

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$112.00
649298

100 issue variety lot of 19th century newspapers...

Item #649298
(100) Wholesale variety lot of 100 American newspapers dating from 1820 - 1896 all in average or better condition--not a damaged lot--with at least 10 different titles.

A great lot for a dealer or anyone wishing to begin a collection. An incredible value at under $2 per issue.  If purchasing folders, we recommend purchasing at least 20 for this lot.

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$199.00
649284

Magazine by Charles Dickens... An issue from 1851-1853...

Item #649284
HOUSEHOLD WORDS, London, 1851-1853  Charles Dickens published this magazine from 1850 to 1859. Having been frustrated by the interference of publishers when editing three other magazines, Dickens determined that he would have a free hand on "Household Words". Dickens directed every aspect of the magazine's production. He wrote for the magazine, solicited contributions and revise... See More  

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$18.00
665859

"The North Star" becomes "Frederick Douglass' Paper"...

Item #665859

May 20, 1852

FREDERICK DOUGLASS' PAPER, Rochester, New York, May 20, 1852  We are pleased to offer this exceedingly rare--and highly desirable--newspaper by the famed Frederick Douglass. This weekly title is the continuation of his newspaper "North Star" which began in 1847.

Much of page 2 is taken up with: "The Annual Meeting of the American Anti-Slavery Society". Page 3 has a: &
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649254

Westward expansion... Decorative masthead...

Item #649254
OLIVE BRANCH, Boston, 1850-1856  A lot of four issues in mixed condition, all with a great masthead and with at least some westward-expansion themed reporting and/or advertising.  One of the more decorative mastheads  of the era.  Four pages, some fold wear, edge tears, etc.  All issues are complete and are offered at a significant discount over their single issue pri... See More  

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$49.00
671155

The Henry Clay monument which was never built...

Item #671155

September 08, 1855

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 8, 1855  The ftpg. has a print and article on: "The New Clay Monument, Lexington, Kentucky" but it is not the version which was ultimately dedicated two years later. This version is much more elaborate than that which can be visited today.

Four pages, very large size, folded 3 times with wear at the folds. The folder size noted is for the ... See More  

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668545

Prints from the West before the Civil War... Nebraska and Kansas...

Item #668545

June 21, 1856

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 21, 1856 Near the back is a full page with 3 scenes headed: "The Nebraska and Kansas Territory" with the prints captioned: "Ancient Bluff Ruins, Nebraska", "Settlers Entering Nebraska, Pappea Creek" and "Steamer Passing Baton Rouge, Nebraska".

There is a related article on the back page.

Complete in 24 pages, very... See More  

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672842

Republican party's first Presidential candidate...

Item #672842

June 21, 1856

NEW-YORK DAILY TIMES, June 21, 1856 



* John C. Fremont nomination

* 1st nominated for United States president




A very historic issue for the Republican party as it reports their first Presidential nominee, John Fremont.

The report shown is of the North American Party, nominating Fremont & Johnston for President & Vice President. This party would soon join the recently created ... See More  

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665945

The rare "steamer edition" of an early California newspaper...

Item #665945

October 06, 1856

SAN FRANCISCO HERALD, California, Oct. 6, 1856  A very rare & early newspaper from California as this is the "San Francisco Herald For The Steamer" as noted at the top of pages 2-8, more commonly known as the "steamer edition". Such editions are much more rare than the "regular" editions.

Note that the masthead specifies what the market is for this edition: ... See More  

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666645

Brigham Young is the law of the land...

Item #666645

April 01, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 1, 1857  The top of page 3 has a report headed: "From Utah" which tells of the rule of law in the Utah Territory.

A portion notes: "...It seems to be a settled fact that the laws of Congress cannot be carried out or put in force in this Territory; the only law known, or obeyed in the law of the church, and that is the will ... See More  

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670018

Early and rather famous sporting-themed newspaper...

Item #670018

April 30, 1859

NEW YORK CLIPPER, April 30, 1859  An early sports-themed newspaper subtitled: "American Sporting & Theatrical Journal".

The front page features a print of: "Yacht Club Houses In England"".

Among sports reports inside are those headed: "The Two Champions" "Sparring" "The Championship Fight - Another Account" "The Trigger" &... See More  

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671085

The captured slave ship... Lincoln as a candidate...

Item #671085

May 15, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, May 15, 1860  Several nice reports including: "The Captured Slaver Wildfire" "Further Particulars--Names of the Crew and What the Cargo Consisted of...". This was a noted slave ship made more famous by the print of it in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly.

Also reports from the Republican National Convention: "The Presidency" "Th... See More  

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559620

National Anti-Slavery Standard...

Item #559620
THE NATIONAL ANTI-SLAVERY STANDARD, New York  A four issue set of this famous title edited by Lydia & David Child, from 1840 through the ratification of the 15th Amendment.  You receive 4 issues, one each from 1848-49, 1855-59, 1860-65, and 1866-69, giving a broad perspective from this critical time in U.S. history.  Irregular at the spines, minor foxing & staining, with som... See More  

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$98.00
649226

Large & ornate masthead from the Civil War...

Item #649226
NEW HAMPSHIRE JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE, Manchester, 1861  The title reflects the theme of this issue, being primarily a farming-related newspaper with agricultural concerns taking much of the front page and some inside space as well. However Civil War reporting is found on page two with a review of the week's battle events and military concerns. Of added significance is the large and very d... 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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649219

Our premier Civil War lot...

Item #649219
THE CIVIL WAR--a lot of the very best of all titles. Here is a group of ten issues of the famous New York Times and/or NY Tribune and/or NY Herald, much like those listed throughout our website, in good shape and all with front page war news.  These New York titles were well-known for their detailed Civil War reporting. An excellent way to obtain an intimate view of this critical and forma
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$132.00
649245

A Charles Dickens publication...

Item #649245
ALL THE YEAR ROUND, London, 1862 (single issue from 1862)  This was a weekly periodical "Conducted By Charles Dickens", as noted in the masthead. Filled with various literary content, this issue contains 24 pages is in very nice, clean condition, 6 by 9 1/4 inches. Nice to have the "Charles Dickens" name in the title.

Disbound without wrappers.  The image is an examp
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649275

A great value... At a lesser price...

Item #649275
(10) The CIVIL WAR:  a lot of 10 issues all non-New York titles from during the Civil War and all have war reports.  A great set for a reseller or for someone looking to obtain authentic Civil War newspapers at a discounted price, and all are in average or better condition.

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672491

Map of Charleston, South Carolina...

Item #672491

January 05, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 5, 1862  The front page features a large Civil War map headed: "IMPORTANT MOVEMENTS NEAR CHARLESTON, S. C." Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "IMPORTANT FROM THE SOUTH" "Operations on the Charleston and Savannah Railroad" "Seizure of the Station Near Charleston

* Desperate Battle and Defeat of the Rebels Near Por... See More  

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672493

Battle of Port Royal Ferry...

Item #672493

January 07, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 7, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Battle of Port Royal Ferry" "Decisive Union Victory" "Sharp Skirmishing & Flight of the Rebels" "A Flag of Truce from the Rebels" "Sharp Fight With Rebels at Huntersville" "The Rebels Shelling Hancock, Md." "The Rebels Compelled to Retire" & more.

Ei... See More  

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671134

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #671134

January 25, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Jan. 25, 1862  Save for a damaged issue from 1861, this is the earliest Los Angeles newspaper we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

The reports include: "Case of the Rebel Envoys--Protest of Messrs. Mason & Slidell" "Will Secretary Cameron Resign" and much more.

F... See More  

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670321

Map shows the Tennessee River Valley...

Item #670321

February 06, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 6, 1862  The ftpg. features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Gunboat Expedition Up The Tennessee. Map of the Tennessee River, Showing the Position of Fort Henry & the Battery Commanding That River, and Fort Donaldson, Commanding the Cumberland River."

Much of the ftpg. has various Civil War reports with one column heads including: "Important From Ten... See More  

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671179

Battle of Fort Henry, Tennessee...

Item #671179

February 07, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 7, 1862  Half of the front page is taken up with ads with the other half having various news items including: "Interesting From the North--Notes On The War" with various subheads. Also reports on: "American Affairs In Europe" "The Grand Army to Advance" "The Burnside Expedition--The Design of its Operations" "... See More  

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670322

Map shows details of Columbus, Kentucky...

Item #670322

February 09, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 9, 1862  The ftpg. features a nice and detailed map headed: "The Key To The Mississippi River. The Fortifications at Columbus, Kentucky--Strength of the Position."

The balance of the ftpg. is taken up with various Civil War reports with column heads including: "The Rebel Defences of Columbus" "Columbus Considered Impregnable" "Demorali... See More  

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671000

Battle of Fort Donelson....

Item #671000

February 19, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 19, 1862  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "The Great Victory" "Additional Particulars of the Capture of Fort Donelson" "Graphic Description of the Sanguinary Fight" and more.

Complete in eight pages, very nice condition.

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671026

Fort Donelson & Clarksville, Tennessee....

Item #671026

February 20, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, February 20, 1862  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "Important From Tennessee" "Evacuation of the Rebel Forts at Clarksville" "Additional Details of the Fight at Fort Donelson" Progress of the Expedition Against Savannah" and more.

Complete in eight pages, nice condition.

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665983

Huge map... The Monitor vs. the Merrimac...

Item #665983

March 12, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 12, 1862  Simply an incredible Civil War map newspaper, as the entire front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "THE EVACUATION OF MANASSAS. The Stars and Stripes Waving Over the Late Stronghold of the Rebels--The Seat of War in Eastern Virginia."

This map is very detailed and shows from Baltimore to Newport News, to Charlottesville and everywhere in bet... See More  

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670875

Civil War maps shows Amelia Island, Florida, plus Fort Clinch, and more...

Item #670875

March 18, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 18, 1862 Rarely do maps of Florida appear in Civil War newspapers, however this issue is a nice exception.

The ftpg. features 3 maps headed: "OPERATIONS ON THE FLORIDA AND GEORGIA COAST--Scene of Flag Officer Dupont's Last Operations--The Port of Fernandina, with a View of Fort Clinch". Then an illustration of Fort Clinch (just above Jacksonville) on Amelia Is... See More  

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665984

The death of Commodore Uriah P. Levy...

Item #665984

March 25, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 25, 1862  The most notable content within this issue is the very brief, but historic page 7 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore, war of 1812 war hero, and credited as to having abolished the disciplinary procedure of flogging.

The front page has a map titled: "WHAT GENERAL BURNSIDE HAS ACCOMPLISHED, Scene of Op... See More  

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668269

Proclamation by Confederate President Jefferson Davis...

Item #668269

May 16, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, May 16, 1862  This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline.

Pages 1, 2 & 4 have various war reports with heads including: "From Richmond--Repulse of the Terrible Iron Clad Gunboats...Our Men in High Spirits" "Proclamation of Gov. Letcher--Resolved to Defend the City ... See More  

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668401

General Butler imposes martial law in New Orleans...

Item #668401

May 22, 1862

KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, May 22, 1862  Pages 2 and 3 contain the full and very lengthy text of the: "Proclamation of General Butler " which was his proclamation to the people of New Orleans upon his taking the city, imposing martial law & detailing how the city would function.

He mentions: "...The armies of the United States come here not to destroy, but to restore ... See More  

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172590

Battle of Gaines's Mills...

Item #172590

July 19, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 19, 1862  The front page has: "Brigadier-General George A. M'Call" "Brigadier-General Fitz-John Porter" and "The 'White House' On the Pamunky, Lately Occupied by the Union Forces".

Other prints inside include: "The Army of the Potomac--Captain De Hart's Battery Shelling the Rebel Advance at the Battle of G... See More  

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671178

Jefferson Davis on prisoners... Battle of Gaines' Mill...

Item #671178

August 04, 1862

RICHMOND WHIG, Virginia, Aug. 4, 1862  Not only a newspaper from the Confederacy, but from its capital as well. The ftpg. has an editorial piece headed: "Retaliation" and other items headed: "Waiting" "The Negro Allies" "The :Mississippi River" "The Telegraphic Embroglio" "Smith O'Brien on the American War" and a bit more, but th... See More  

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671063

News from the Confederacy...

Item #671063

October 31, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 31, 1862  Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery.

Among the various reports inside are: "From the Army of the Potomac" "An Immense Train" "Progress & Events of the War" "Columbus Guards & Columbus Volunt... See More  

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671199

Rare Confederate title from Mississippi on the Battle of Perryville...

Item #671199

November 04, 1862

DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, Jackson, Nov. 4, 1862  Certainly one of the more rare Confederate titles we have offered. This is a volume one issue.

Among the articles are: "The Capital of the Southern Confederacy--What It Once Was and Now Is" "The War In Virginia" "Major General John G. Pemberton" "Sketches By a Returned Prisoner" "Brutal Murder by Runaway... See More  

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649242

Huge eagle engraving in the masthead...

Item #649242
GLEASON'S LITERARY COMPANION, Boston, 1863  Obviously a literary publication from the Civil War era, the prime feature being the huge eagle engraving in the masthead, with a wingspan of 7 inches. There are a few illustrations within, mostly being text. Sixteen pages, 11 by 15 inches, great condition.

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649300

From the Oneida Community... Civil War era...

Item #649300
THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, Civil War era  A lot of ten  issues from this well-known socialistic "commune" from during the Civil War but with minimal war-related content. Four pages each, 10 by 13 inches, very nice condition.

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668303

Mormon article on the front page...

Item #668303

January 01, 1863

THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Jan. 1, 1863  The front page has: "Momonism & Double Love" which is a report of a man conflicted by being in love with two woman, who then encounters a Mormon emigrant who converts the 3 of them and thus resolves the problem.

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

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671096

Lengthy message from Jefferson Davis...

Item #671096

January 17, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 17, 1863  Almost the entire front page is taken up with: "The Rebel Message" "The Document In Full" "What Jeff. Davis Says of President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation" "Military Operations of the Rebels" and more, with this very lengthy address signed in type by the Confederate President: Jefferson Davis.

Eight pages, nic... See More  

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670308

Huge Civil War map on the front page...

Item #670308

April 11, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, April 11, 1863  The front page is dominated by a huge Civil War map headed: "THE FIGHT AT CHARLESTON - Opening Fire at the Rebel Stronghold...Position of the Rebel Batteries".

Related text is on page 3 with great column heads as well as a small engraving of the ironclad Keokuk.

Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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670143

The Gettysburg Address on the front page...

Item #670143

November 23, 1863

DAILY MISSOURI DEMOCRAT, St. Louis, Nov. 23, 1863  It would be difficult to argue for a more notable speech from the 19th century than the Gettysburg Address by President Abraham Lincoln. The top of page 2 has column heads: "FROM GETTYSBURG" "Consecration of the Soldiers' Cemetery" "Immense Gathering of People" 'Interesting Account of the Proceedings"... See More  

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666353

The condition of the South in the Civil War...

Item #666353

February 13, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Feb. 13, 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.

Among the war-related items are those headed: "General McClellan's Report" "The Military Situation" "The Condition of the South" "The Army Of the Potoma... See More  

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668505

The famous anti-slavery newspaper...

Item #668505

May 27, 1864

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, May 27, 1864  This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated.

Most of pages 1 & 2 are taken up with reports from the "American Anti-Slavery Society" including a: "Speech of Wm. Lloyd Garrison&q... See More  

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671044

Confederate newspaper from Raleigh, near the end of the war...

Item #671044

November 23, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 23, 1864  Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War.

The front page includes: "From Georgia" "Later from the North" has: ".... See More  

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669468

War reports from a Confederate newspaper in Columbia...

Item #669468

November 24, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Nov. 24, 1864  A rather rare title and great that it has the word “Southern” in the title.

The front page has: "War News - The Situation In Georgia" "From Richmond" and more. Also wealth of ads including: "Solomon Cohen, Dealer In Slaves"

The back has a wealth of news including much reporting fr... See More  

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649267

Ornate masthead...

Item #649267
ADVOCATE FAMILY GUARDIAN, New York, 1865  A rather ornate & decorative masthead in this small newspaper, filled primarily with literary & womanly concerns. Edited by Mrs. Sarah R. Bennett of the "American Female Guardian Society". Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will be from 1865 & will have the format shown. Measures approximately 11 by ... See More  

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$9.00
672495

1865 Wilmington, North Carolina...

Item #672495

February 23, 1865

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, February 23, 1865



* Capture of Fort Anderson

* Wilmington, North Carolina




Page 2 has various reports on the Civil War with one column headings. See images here.

Complete in 4 pages, this issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. a little creasing, gener... See More  

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668013

From this former Confederate stronghold, shortly after Union occupation...

Item #668013

March 15, 1865

CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, March 15, 1865  This is an early issue of this former Confederate stronghold when under Sherman's control, which he occupied on February 18.

As might be imagined the news is pro-Yankee, with ftpg. heads: "General Sheridan's Victory" "Large Capture of Prisoners, Guns & Wagons" "Sheridan Still In Pursuit" "South... See More  

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670190

Funeral of Abraham Lincoln...

Item #670190

April 18, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1865  Much good content in this issue, which has all columns on all 8 pages black-bordered due to the death of Lincoln.

The front page has one column heads including: "THE ASSASSINATION" "Condition of Secretary Seward Improving" "New Facts About the Murderers" "Preparations for the President's Funeral" "Description of... See More  

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668243

The funeral of Abraham Lincoln...

Item #668243

April 21, 1865

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, April 21, 1865  Graphically this a very appealing issue, as all columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered, plus at the very top above the masthead is a black-bordered banner: "The Nation Mourns Its Loss." Half of the first column is taken up with funeral-related heads including: "THE REMAINS of PRESIDENT LINCOLN ! " "They Are Lying in State ... See More  

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668792

Nice coverage of the Lincoln funeral...

Item #668792

April 22, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 22, 1865  Half of the first column is taken up with a nice stack of headlines concerning Lincoln's funeral, including: "THE FUNERAL TRAIN" "Sad & Interesting Details of the Removal of the President's Remains from Washington to Baltimore" "The Obsequies in the Monumental City" "The Whole Route Draped in Black & the Entir... See More  

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671040

The capture of Jefferson Davis...

Item #671040

May 20, 1865

ARMY NAVY JOURNAL, New York, May 20, 1865  The front page has an article headed "The Military Situation" and beginning: "The pursuit & capture of Jeff. Davis, the surrender of Taylor, and the concentration of the National Armies around Washington, are...the three principal military events worthy of consideration...".

Within is another article: "The Capture of Dav... See More  

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669335

Yosemite diagram and discoveries...

Item #669335

October 18, 1865

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 18, 1865  The front page has a detailed, column-wide diagram and a wonderful account of a visit the Yosemite Valley and surrounding region: "From The Missouri To The Pacific...XVI" "Yosemite--Its Discovery--Our Party--View From Inspiration Point--Entering the Valley" & more.

The report begins: "See Yosemite and die! I shall not try to descr... See More  

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671143

From the town where the Confederacy began and ended...

Item #671143

November 17, 1865

THE ABBEVILLE PRESS, South Carolina, Jan. 12, 1866  An elusive title from this Southern town shortly after the end of the Civil War.

Abbeville has the unique distinction of being both the birthplace and the deathbed of the Confederacy. On November 22, 1860, a meeting was held at Abbeville, at a site since dubbed "Secession Hill", to launch South Carolina's secession from the Un... See More  

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649309

Nice Harper's Weekly group, just after the Civil War...

Item #649309
(5) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, a lot of five issues from just after the Civil War. Dates are August 12, August 19, September 23, November 11, and December 2, 1865. A wealth of great prints including: 'New Westminster, Capital of British Columbia'. Halfpg: 'Trial of Mowing Machines' & 'The Richmond Election--the Polling at the 1st Market House'. Nice doublepage cente... See More  

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$70.00
649236

Early baseball from just after the Civil War...

Item #649236
NEW YORK TIMES, 1865-1866  A lot of five issues of the New York Times from just after the Civil War, each with a report of a baseball game. These issues provide a mid-19th century perspective of America’s favorite pastime. Some browning, generally nice condition. The images shown are representative of the "look" of what you will receive. Actual issues/dates will vary.... See More  

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$60.00
665919

A battle with the Fenians in Canada...

Item #665919

June 05, 1866

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, June 5, 1866  pages 2 and 3 have coverage of the Battle of Ridgeway, heads: "Fenian Recruits" "Habeas Corpus Writ Served" "Reported Murder of Prisoners" "Latest from Buffalo" and: "The Fenian Invasion".

This battle was fought in the vicinity of Fort Erie across the Niagara River from Buffalo, New York, on... See More  

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671033

View of Chattanooga...

Item #671033

September 08, 1866

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 8, 1866  Inside has a full page print: "Chattanooga, Tennessee, From Lookout Mountain". Other prints include: "Bacon's Castle, Surry, Virginia" "The Steamer Wyoming on the Banks" & other scenes near Long Branch, New Jersey; "Great Conflagration at Jersey City...Destruction of the Petroleum Docks Adjoining the... See More  

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$41.00
649285

Tiny newspaper...

Item #649285
THE O.C. DAILY, 1867  No, it's not from Orange County, but rather from the Oneida Community in New York. This is a tiny newspaper, measuring just 4 by 5 inches, four pages. Various tidbits, great condition. Note: month and day will be different than the one shown in the photo.

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$19.00
669960

The Lincoln assassination plot...

Item #669960

July 18, 1867

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, July 18, 1867  Page 3 has a report headed: "The Assassination  Plot" which comments on a letter signed by Booth, Payne, Harold, and Atzerodt, ending with: "...The moment has now arrived when I must change my plans. Many will blame me for what I am about to do; but posterity, I am sure, will justify me; men who love their country better... See More  

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649305

Ornate and displayable masthead...

Item #649305
SATURDAY NIGHT, Philadelphia, 1869  A decorative masthead with content that is primarily literary in nature. There is a front page illustration & a few more inside, with a border around each page. The photo is "generic" but your issue will have a very similar look. Measures 21 by 14 inches with 8 pages. Minor wear.

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649217

Latest inventions of the day... 1870's...

Item #649217
(10) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, 1870's  A nice lot of ten issues from this fascinating period---the 'golden age' of American inventiveness---with much coverage of the latest inventions & improvements of the day, with illustrations. The images shown are only representative of the look, condition, and format of the issues you will receive.  Actual issues vary, but will ... See More  

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$40.00
649272

From the Oneida Community...

Item #649272
THE CIRCULAR or AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, 1870's  A lot of 10 issues from this well-known socialist "commune" (of Oneida flatware/silverware fame) from the post-Civil War 19th century. All are in great condition. Small folio size, 4 pages.

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$36.00
649290

From Reno, Nevada... Famous town of the Wild West...

Item #649290
RENO EVENING GAZETTE, Nevada, early 1880's. A lot of five issues, all are complete and are in very nice condition.  Great to have from this well-known town from the "Old West".

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$95.00
649297

Discounted 19th century illustrated issues...

Item #649297
WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of fifty 2nd rate and damaged illustrated issues.  A blended lot of titles, all 19th century 2nd rate and partially damaged illustrated issues which may include any of the following: Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's, Scientific American, London Illustrated, etc. Well over 100 displayable prints will be found within this lot. The issues may include any combination ... See More  

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673039

This paper lasted but two issues... A supplement as well...

Item #673039

March 01, 1870

THE NELSON CLARION, New Hampshire, March, 1870  This is the volume 1, number 1 issue of an exceeding rare newspaper. In fact the only other date which existed was May, 1871, which was volume 1 number 2. "Union List of Newspapers" notes only  two institutions have this title, neither being the American Antiquarian Society.

Also included is a small "Supplement" of the ... See More  

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670489

Very early from San Diego, and with good content...

Item #670489

October 12, 1871

SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, Oct. 12, 1871  Not jusst a very early newspaper from San Diego (a vol. 2 issue) but with nice content as well, as the front page has column-wide heads: "CHICAGO" "The Latest News--Extent of the Burnt District--The Entire Northern Division Swept Clean--The People Camped on the Prairie".

Inside has a related article/editorial headed: "... See More  

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670885

The New York Herald's search for Dr. Livingstone...

Item #670885

December 22, 1871

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 22, 1871  Half of the first column of page 3 is taken up with a very nice stack of headlines concerning the search for the African explored Dr. Livingstone. Among the heads: "DR. LIVINGSTONE" "The Expedition of the New York Herald in Quest of the Great African Traveler" "Description of the Undertaking" "Personnel of the Enterprise &... See More  

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649288

A Long Island whaling town...

Item #649288
SAG HARBOR EXPRESS, Long Island, New York, 1870-1874  A nice lot of five issues from this once-famous whaling town on Long Island, now more famous as a playground for the rich & famous who frequent the neighboring Hamptons. One from each year, never bound nor trimmed, scattered foxing, generally nice condition. We sell individually for $28+ each. You get 5 for less than half price.... See More  

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672650

The very beginning of the Financial Panic of 1873...

Item #672650

September 18, 1873

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 18, 1873. This issue has fine early coverage on what became known as the "Panic of 1873" - which was precipitated by the bankruptcy of the banking firm of Jay Cooke and Company.

There is an article on pg. five, "PANIC IN STOCKS - GREAT EXCITEMENT IN THE STREET YESTERDAY", which takes nearly a full column of text. Another somewhat related article appea... See More  

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671092

Very beginning of the Panic of 1873...

Item #671092

September 19, 1873

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 19, 1873  This issue has fine coverage on what became known as the "Panic of 1873" precipitated by the bankruptcy of the banking firm of Jay Cooke and Company.

There are several reports with column heads including; "The Suspension of Henry D. Cooke & Co. and the First National Bank" "A Bolt From the Blue" "Washingtonians Aghast at... See More  

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672647

Financial Panic of 1873...

Item #672647

September 22, 1873

THE WORLD, NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 1873  This issue has fine follow up coverage on what became known as the "Panic of 1873" - precipitated by the bankruptcy of the banking firm of Jay Cooke and Company.

There is a front page article, "THREE DAYS OF PANIC", which continues on Pg. 8, followed by a 1 & 3/4 column article: "FORMER PANICS IN THIS COUNTRY". See photos... See More  

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672646

Financial Panic of 1873...

Item #672646

September 23, 1873

THE WORLD, NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 1873  This issue has fine follow up coverage on what became known as: "The Panic of 1873", which was precipitated by the bankruptcy of the banking firm of Jay Cooke and Company.

There are several reports with one column head including; "A BRIGHTER PROSPECT - BETTER FEELING IN WALL STREET ...", "JAY COOKE & CO. - A STATEMENT OF ASSET... See More  

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665839

The Molly Maguires... Stanley in Africa...

Item #665839

December 02, 1874

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 2, 1874  Page 3 beings with some nice column heads on Stanley's exploration in Africa: "AFRICA" "Mr. Henry M. Stanley's Present Expedition" "The Slave Trader' 'The Great Work of  the Sultan of Zanzibar" "Exploring the Refiji".

This is a two column letter signed in type by: Henry M. Stanley.

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671047

Execution of the outlaw Vasquez...

Item #671047

March 20, 1875

THE NEW-YORK TIMES, March 20, 1875  The front page has: "Execution Of The Bandit Vasquez" "Hanged At San Jose, Cal., Yesterday--No Attempt At Rescue--He Is Cool To The Last."

The report about the execution of this colorful outlaw who claimed he never killed a man reads in part: "The bandit Vasquez was executed today at San Jose...Everything passed off quietly Vasquez... See More  

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669475

The first newspaper published in Wyoming...

Item #669475

August 26, 1875

CHEYENNE DAILY LEADER, Wyoming (Territory), Aug. 26, 1875  A very elusive title from 15 years before Wyoming statehood. The Leader was the very first newspaper published in the territory, having begun in September, 1867.

Typical news & ads of the day with page 3 beginning: "Cheyenne As An Outfitting Point!". Many of the ads are illustrated.

Four pages, in great condition.... See More  

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667994

Early report on the historic Custer Massacre...

Item #667994

July 07, 1876

ARIZONA WEEKLY MINER, Prescott, July 7, 1876  Page 2 has not one but three reports concerning the Custer Massacre in Montana.

The earliest report notes: "...General Custar [sic] with five companies of the 7th Cavalry mete about 2,000 Sioux Indians at Stillwater, Montana...and a fight ensued. General Custar's whole command was either killed or wounded, including himself, two brothers... See More  

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671161

From Sag Harbor, Long Island...

Item #671161

January 11, 1877

THE SAG HARBOR EXPRESS, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, Jan. 11, 1877  An uncommon title from this once-famous whaling town near the eastern end of Long Island, now more famous as a playground for the rich & famous who frequent the neighboring Hamptons.

Half of the ftpg. is taken up with local advertisements. Inside has a report on: "The Wrecked Ship Circassian" "She Go... See More  

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668832

Great from the ghost town from the Comstock Lode...

Item #668832

July 14, 1877

GOLD HILL DAILY NEWS, Gold Hill, Nevada, July 14, 1877  A fascinating newspaper from this town just outside of Virginia City, at one point a booming mining town with a population of 8,000. Today it is all but a ghost town with just 191 residents. It was prosperous during the 1870's by mining the famous Comstock Lode.

Not surprisingly a fair amount of mining-related news, but also page 3 ... See More  

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671056

Criminal career of Texas outlaw Sam Bass comes to an end...

Item #671056

July 22, 1878

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 22, 1878  The top of page 7 has column heads: "THE JIG IS UP" "Sam Bass and His Gang Come to Grief" "A Running Fight With the Texas Desperadoes" "Their Attempt to Rob to Bank at Round Rock" "Barnes Shot Dead & His Chief Mortally Wounded" "Two of the Pursuing Party Also Bite the Dust".

Thi... See More  

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671082

Edison invents his famous electric lamp...

Item #671082

December 24, 1879

THE SUN, New York, Dec. 24, 1879  The ftpg. begins with a great article, taking over a full column, headed: "EDISON'S LAMP YET BURNING" "The Inventor's Calculation that this is Equivalent to Ordinary Family Use for 24 Days--How the Electricity Is Obtained, and How it is to be Distributed by Wires".

This is a wonderful article on Thomas Edison's electric lamp, ... See More  

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649238

Seven issues from the "Old West"...

Item #649238
A lot of seven "Old West" newspapers, each with a different title from California dating in the 1870's through 1890's. A nice opportunity for a mini-set of different "Wild West" titles at a bargain price. A wealth of both news reports and ads of the day. Keep in mind, issues from this period can be fragile and must be handled with care.

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649271

A great lot from the Old West... at a reduced price...

Item #649271
(10) A lot of ten "OLD WEST" newspapers from California, dating in the 1870's through 1890's, and priced at a bargain due to edge tears, mends, wear, etc. which makes them somewhat 2nd-rate. The set will contain at least 5 different titles, and no two issues will have the same date. A nice opportunity for a mini-set of different "Wild West" titles at a significantly red... See More  

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649311

Collection of stamp collecting magazines...

Item #649311
(10) STAMP COLLECTING MAGAZINES: Lot of ten different titles from the 1880's & 1890's, all in nice condition, at least 4 pages each, most measuring about 4 by 7 inches.

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649278

Inventions of the late 1800's...

Item #649278
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A lot of 36 2nd-rate issues from 1880's and 1890's, containing many photos or illustrations, providing a nice look at the latest inventions and scientific improvements of the 19th century. Offered at a discount due to minor imperfections (slight staining, edge tears, library ink stamps, etc.) making them 2nd-rate.

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649312

A science enthusiast's dream collection...

Item #649312
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A lot of 25 issues dating from 1881 thru 1906.  Many photos and illustrations of the latest inventions and scientific improvements and gimmicks of the era. All are complete issues in nice condition.

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671182

The first newspaper published in Modesto, California...

Item #671182

February 04, 1881

STANISLAUS COUNTY WEEKLY NEWS, Modesto, California, Feb. 4, 1881  An early newspaper from this city in North-central California which when it began in 1868 was the first newspaper in Modesto. In 1881 the population of the town was less than 1000.

Various news events of the day, local, regional and national, with a wealth of advertising.

Most of the ftpg. is taken up with the: "Delinque... See More  

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667993

Gunfight at the OK Corral...

Item #667993

October 28, 1881

THE INDIANAPOLIS SENTINEL, Indiana, Oct. 28, 1881 Rarely did period newspapers report the now-famous "gunfight at the OK Corral", which did not become a part of modern Western folklore until the 1957 movie of the same name. This major newspaper from Indianapolis did report the event.

Near the top of page 2 under the heading: "A Fight With Cow Boys" is a report datelined: "... See More  

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646566

President's expedition to the Yellowstone...

Item #646566

August 13, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 13, 1883   Page 2 has column heads: "LIFE ON THE PLAINS" "President Arthur on His Trip to the Yellowstone" "Viewing the Western Wonderland from the Saddle--Senator Best as an Angler" and beneath this article is: "Scenes in Wyoming".

Ten pages, a few minor tears inside, rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

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668031

A rare title from the Dakota Territory...

Item #668031

April 02, 1884

THE INTER STATE, Gary, Dakota, April 2, 1884  A very rare territorial newspaper from that is present-day South Dakota, five years before statehood. They refer to themselves as the "Gate City of Dakota" as it is situated at the eastern border of the Territory, very close to Minnesota. At the 2010 census the population of Gary was 227.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds... See More  

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$185.00
668432

Shot in a saloon fight... Murdered & robbed...

Item #668432

October 18, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 18, 1884  This title always had a wealth of typically Western-themed reports as well as ads.

Page 3 begins with: "Criminal Calendar" "Two Men Fatally Shot in a Saloon Fight at Bois D'Arc, Mo." "The LaCrosse Tragedy--Killed by Cowboys--A Missing Bank Cashier--The Daily Record" "Murdered & Robbed" and much more.

Tw... See More  

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649257

Salt Lake City title with a Mormon flair...

Item #649257
(5) DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, early 1880's  A lot of 5 issues, from several years before statehood with much local news of the day.  Articles with Mormon interest and perspective are sure to be found within each issue.  Typically 4 page issues, minor browning & dirtiness, but not pulpish.

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$39.00
668254

From West Baton Rouge...

Item #668254

May 22, 1886

THE SUGAR PLANTER, West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, May 22, 1886  A quite uncommon title from the South. We had a few issues from the first year of the Civil War. this this is the first of a post-war issue.

Various news & ads off the day, four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor wear at the margins, good condition.

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672515

Very first appearance of Walt Whitman's poem "Broadway"...

Item #672515

April 10, 1888

NEW YORK HERALD, April 10, 1888 



* Walt Whitman's "Broadway"

* First appearance in printing


* Would appear later in "Leaves of Grass"



In the third column of page 6 is the poem titled: "Broadway", signed in block type, WALT WHITMAN - this being the very first appearance of this poem as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive. It is very significant a... See More  

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672528

Very first appearance of Walt Whitman's poem "LIFE"...

Item #672528

April 15, 1888

NEW YORK HERALD, April 15, 1888 



* Walt Whitman's "LIFE"

* First appearance in printing

* Would appear later in "Leaves of Grass"



The 5th column of page 16 has the poem titled: "LIFE", signed in block type, WALT WHITMAN - this being the very first appearance of this poem as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive. It is very significant as suc... See More  

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672524

Very first appearance of Walt Whitman's poem "To-Day of Thee""...

Item #672524

April 23, 1888

NEW YORK HERALD, April 23, 1888 



* Walt Whitman's "TO-DAY OF THEE"

* First appearance in printing

* Would appear later in "Leaves of Grass"



On the fourth column of page 6  is the poem titled: "TO-DAY OF THEE", signed in block type, WALT WHITMAN - this being the very first appearance of this poem as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive.... See More  

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672496

Frederic Remington illustrations...

Item #672496
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, November, 1889  "The Mexican Army" article contains fourteen illustrations of various sizes by Frederic Remington. Other articles within the issue are: "York"; "At Grande Anse"; "A Century of Hamlet" which includes illustrations of Junius Brutus Booth and Edwin Booth, father and brother of John Wilkes Booth, ... See More  

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670872

Jacob Furth, a notable Jew...

Item #670872

December 21, 1893

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 21, 1893 

Of special note is an article: "Notable Jews--Jacob Furth" which includes a photo of him & an article on his life.

The ftpg. has an illus: "Opera In New York" & inside has a nice full page: "The Work of the Salvation Army in the Slums of New York" which shows a Christmas tree. Other prints & p... See More  

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670960

By the Southern California Hotel Association...

Item #670960

June 14, 1895

LOS ANGELES DAILY HOTEL GAZETTE, California, June 14, 1895  An interesting newspaper calling itself: "The Official Organ Southern Calif. Hotel Association". Logically, the content & the advertisements are focused on hotels and tourism.

Four pages, good condition.

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