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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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$17.00
670971

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

Item #670971

February 02, 1802

THE BALANCE &COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Feb. 2, 1802  Printed on pages 2 & 3 is: "Examination Of The President's Message, Number V" 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,
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666962

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

Item #666962

March 02, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, March 9, 1802  Pages 2 & 3 contain the: "Examination Of The President's Message, Number IX" signed in type: Lucius Crassus.

Although not signed this work was written by Alexander Hamilton. A website notes: "Hamilton’s “Examination of Jefferson’s Message to Congress of December 7, 1801,” in which Hamil... See More  

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667006

A blistering article on Thomas Paine... Jefferson's first state-of-the-union address...

Item #667006

December 28, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Dec. 28, 1802  The entire ftpg. is a piece which simply skewers the character of Thomas Paine, headed: "Thomas Paine" and beginning: "A being without a home--a being without a country--a wretch without character--a wretch lost to shame--an incendiary in Europe--an incendiary in America--the first reviler of Washington--t... See More  

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666403

From the heart of Jefferson's presidency...

Item #666403
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, For The Country, Philadelphia  A lot of eleven issues from 1803 offering an interesting insight into the early period of the Jeffersonian era, as the government transitioned away from Federalist policies. Each issue is in "2nd rate" or damaged condition, yet still a wealth of interesting reading.

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671977

Great item on Dickinson College in Carlisle...

Item #671977

February 28, 1803

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Feb. 28, 1803  The back page has a terrific & quite detailed notice headed: "DICKINSON COLLEGE" which details the stringent requirements of the students, and that: "...trustees & professors are equally solicitous that the seminary should be placed on a respectable footing & that as complete an education should be obtained ... See More  

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667464

Thomas Jefferson on the judiciary in 1776...

Item #667464

May 10, 1803

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, May 10, 1803  Page 2 has a nice items reflecting up a letter signed by: Th. Jefferson from 1776 concerning the judiciary.

Eight pages, 9 by 11 1/4 inches foxing & minor wear at the margins.

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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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668133

Five front page Acts of Congress signed by Jefferson...

Item #668133

February 13, 1807

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 13, 1807  Half of the front page is taken up with five Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. One is for the erection of light houses, and another for surveying the coasts of the U.S.

Four pages, nice condition.

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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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667217

The historic Embargo, which would lead to the War of 1812...

Item #667217

April 11, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 11, 1812  Over half a page is taken up with the full text of this historic: "Embargo Law" signed in type by the President: James Madison on April 4, 1814. It is titled: "An ACT Laying an Embargo on all the Ships and Vessels in the Ports and Harbours of the United States, for a Limited Time." Further inside are reports from the "Ho... See More  

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664867

The capture of the frigate Chesapeake......

Item #664867

June 24, 1813

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 24, 1813  Page 2 has some great reporting from the War of 1812 with items headed: "General Dearborn to General Armstrong" dated at Fort George. Then letters from Isaac Chauncey and H. Dearborn as well with war details.

But the most notable report is: "Authentic--Particulars Concerning the Chesapeake" which has a subhead: "Capture o... See More  

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664872

Many reports from the War of 1812...

Item #664872

July 15, 1813

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 15, 1813  The ftpg. has a lengthy editorial on the War of 1812 headed: "Madison's War!" Also on the ftpg. is a letter from General Dearborn to the Secretary of War from Fort George, then another letter from Fort George, also: "From Fort Meigs", a letter Green Clay to General Harrison with his response signed in type: Wm. H. Harrison,... See More  

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626767

Much from Commodore Chauncey... Funeral of James Lawrence...

Item #626767

August 31, 1813

THE WAR, New York, Aug. 31, 1813  Among the many reports on the War of 1812 are: "British Accounts - From Canada" "Descent On Plattsburgh" "British Official Account of the Capture of our Schooners on Lake Ontario" all on the front page. Also beginning on the ftpg. and taking two-thirds of pg. 2 is: "Com. Chauncey's Statement" to the Secretary of the... See More  

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667225

"Don't give up the ship!"...

Item #667225

July 22, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 22, 1815  The entire front page and almost all of page 2 are taken up with: "Lawrence and the Chesapeake" which has much on the battle which cost Captain Lawrence his life.

Portions of the report include: "...Lawrence fell! and the remainder of the fight, if fight it can be called, was as disgraceful as the first eight minutes were b... See More  

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671914

Jews are expelled... Kentucky's Mammoth Cave...

Item #671914

August 24, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 24, 1816  One of the better items is a brief article headed: "Summary Notices of Events" which includes: "It is stated that the senate of the 'free city' of Lubec has ordered all the Jews settled there to leave it..." with a bit more, and ending with: "...They seem never to have a home."

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675948

Pirate Jean LaFitte and much more on Galveston, Texas...

Item #675948

December 27, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  December 27, 1817  Certainly the best report in this issue is headed: "Of Galveston" which is about--among other items concerning Galveston,Texas--the noted pirate Lafitte. Part of the text includes: "...Galvezton is a small island or sand bar situate in the bay of St. Barnard on the coast of Texas...Among the most conspicuous charac... 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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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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671915

Exploring the Yellowstone... Westward expansion...

Item #671915

January 15, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 15, 1820  Certainly the best is the lengthy report headed: "Expedition to the Yellow Stone" which has some great detail on this expedition, which is a very early report. The text takes over 3 pages and includes a half pg. chart headed: "Statement Showing the Movement of the Troops composing the Missouri & Mississippi Expedition in... See More  

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671913

Creating a Jewish city in the Niagara River...

Item #671913

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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671912

Creating a Jewish city in the Niagara River...

Item #671912

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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667234

Commenting on the Maryland "Jew Bill"...

Item #667234

January 14, 1826

THE NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  Jan. 14, 1826  Under the heading "Maryland" is a very nice, editorialized report acknowledging the very recent approval of the "Jew Bill" which allowed--for the first time--Jews to hold public office in the state of Maryland.

The report reads in part: "The affairs of our state begin to have an improving appearance...for the... See More  

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671957

Early issue from this Southern town rich in history...

Item #671957

September 19, 1829

THE CAMDEN JOURNAL, South Carolina, Sept. 19, 1829  A very early issue from this town rich in history, being the oldest inland  town in South Carolina, the site of notable Revolutionary War battles, and home to six Confederate generals. Gregory notes that only one institution (Univ. of S. C.) has any holdings of this title from the earliest years.

Page 2 has an interesting article on th... See More  

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671436

Census to count slaves... Andrew Jackson...

Item #671436

April 17, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 17, 1830  Over 2 pages are taken up with: "Census of 1830" which is: "An act, to provide for taking the fifth census or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States." & which includes the census schedule with a chart of the various categories to be counted including: "Slaves" and "Free Colored Person
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662630

Davy Crockett on Andy Jackson...

Item #662630

March 02, 1831

HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Mass., March 2, 1831  Page 3 has a small article: "President Jackson not a Jackson Man!" which notes: "Mr. Crockett of Tennessee states in Congress...that he supported the present administration when General Jackson came into power..." with more.

Four pages, good condition.

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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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672108

Slavery comes to an end in England...

Item #672108

August 29, 1833

THE TIMES, London, August 29, 1833  As Wikipedia notes the British Slavery Abolition Act was passed in 1833, receiving the royal assent on August 28.

Page 2 begins with: "Parliamentary Intelligence" with text noting in part: "Their Lordships sat at 12 o'clock...the Royal assent was given by commission to various bills--amongst which were...Colonial Slavery Bill...Slave Tra... See More  

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672995

Check from Cooperstown, 1834...

Item #672995
This is a genuine check written on the "Otsego County Bank" of Cooperstown, New York dated 1834. Included is the amount in the lower left corner with a signature in the lower right. There is a nice engraving of an eagle with an olive branch in its beak.

An early financial item & great to have from this town famous as the home of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Measures 2 1/2 by 5 1/2 inc... See More  

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672046

Santa Anna to be tried & shot... More from Texas...

Item #672046

August 06, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 6, 1836  The ftpg. has a short report concerning the "outrages" due to the rescue of two runaway slaves.

Other articles inside include: "Lynching Among the Indians" "The Creek War" with reports from Fort Mitchell, Alabama; "The Cherokees" "From Florida" "Mexico & the United States" &... See More  

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671418

New weapon is created... A stowaway slave case...

Item #671418

October 15, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 15, 1836  Content includes: "Another Slave Case" concerning a runaway slave; "War In Florida" with the Indians; "The Hindoo Exhibition" and more.

The back page has: "New Weapon" with the report stating: "We have been...shown one of the most awfully destructive weapons, made by gen. Houston's orders, ... See More  

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667269

The slave ship Amistad... The beginning of an historic case....

Item #667269

September 07, 1839

NILES NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 7 1839  Inside under "The Suspicious Looking Schooner Captured" is an outstanding account about the capture of the famous slave ship known as the Amistad. The account of the capture, furnished by one of the officers, appeared in the New London Gazette.

The account is quite lengthy containing many details and particulars about the events
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655529

From the island of Malta...

Item #655529

April 13, 1841

LLOYD MALTESE, Italy, April 14, 1841  A quite uncommon little newspaper published in Italian on the island of Malta. Complete in four pages, 6 by 8 inches, great condition.

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666780

The Taos, New Mexico Revolt...

Item #666780

March 18, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C.,  March 18, 1847  Page 3 has over half a column headed: "Important From New Mexico"  which has a subhead: "Insurrection at Taos".

This was the Taos Revolt, an insurrection in January 1847 by Hispano and Puebloan allies against the United States’ occupation of present-day northern New Mexico during the Mexican&... See More  

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666782

A great wealth of content on the Mexican War...

Item #666782

March 20, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 20, 1847  Page 2 has a great wealth on the Mexican War, the focus being the lengthy: "Proclamation by the General Commanding the Army of the United States of America: To the People of Mexico". It begins: "After manly years of patient endurance, the United States are at length constrained to acknowledge that a war now exists ... See More  

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674459

Early Tallahassee...

Item #674459

March 27, 1847

THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, March 27, 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, three years before the Civil War.

The front page includes various reports from the Mexican War including: "From The Army - The Army News" "From the Army--Late & Very Import... See More  

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666786

Fine reporting on the Taos Revolt...

Item #666786

April 01, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 1, 1847  Page 3 has reports on the Taos Revolt, an insurrection by local of Northern New Mexico against the occupation of their land by Americans. Governor Bent and others were murdered. One bit mentions: "...a general insurrection broke out in New Mexico, and all the Americans that could be got hold of were massacred. The affair was ... See More  

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671932

Reporting the Mexican War and more...

Item #671932

July 08, 1847

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 8, 1847  The front page has: "Late From Vera Cruz" with news on the Mexican War taking over half a column. Inside includes: "The News From Mexico" "A Visit to Lake Superior" "A Faithful Negro" and more.

Four pages, some damp staining to the lower half, generally good.

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675953

Early and rare from Florida... James Polk block signature...

Item #675953

August 05, 1848

THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, August 5, 1848 



* Rare antebellum title

* 3 Acts signed by James Polk




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, three years before the Civil War.

The ftpg. has 3 Acts of Congress, one of which is signed by the President: James Polk. ... See More  

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675954

Early and rare from Florida... James Polk block signature...

Item #675954

August 05, 1848

THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, August 5, 1848 



* Rare antebellum title

* 3 Acts signed by James Polk




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, three years before the Civil War.

The ftpg. has 3 Acts of Congress, one of which is signed by the President: James Polk. ... See More  

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657389

When Abraham Lincoln was an unknown...

Item #657389

August 10, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 10, 1848  This newspaper contains on the front page reports from the "House of Representatives" which includes mention of "Mr. Lincoln" three times in large type. This is Abraham Lincoln when he was serving just two years as a Representative from Illinois. Quite rare to find mention of Lincoln's name three times in one iss... 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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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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671939

Death of James K. Polk... Colt's Revolving Pistol ad...

Item #671939

June 19, 1849

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 19, 1849  Page 3 has much on the death of ex-President James Polk. Page 4 has a small ad for Colt's Improved Repeating Pistol. Also on page 4 is a $150 reward ad for a runaway black man from Luray, Virginia. As was typical of newspapers through this period, each column has black bold lines called "mourning rules" in honor of the death of t... See More  

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657708

Details on those heading to the California gold regions...

Item #657708

October 05, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 5, 1849  Page 3 has half a column headed: "The California Emigration" which begins: "The emigration to California from the Atlantic States is still going on steadily...In some places new associations are forming for the gold regions..." with more. Included is a nice chart noting the vessel, the master's name, port fr... See More  

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668219

Great fight with the Apache Indians...

Item #668219

October 30, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 30, 1849  Page 2 has a nice article: "Great Fight With The Apaches"  which is mostly taken up with an account of a battle headed: "American Guerrilla Company of Capt. Box, Santiago, Sept. 3, 1849". Nice detail in this letter.

Four pages, very nice condition.


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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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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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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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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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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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672052

Early print of the harbor of Honolulu...

Item #672052

April 19, 1851

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, April 19, 1851  The  nice & quite detailed print at the top of the front page is captioned: "The Port Of Honolulu, In The Sandwich Islands", now known as Hawaii. There is a nice article on it as well beginning: "It is not many years since Honolulu was regarded as one of the Cannibal Islands, and missionaries were sent thither to... See More  

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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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669877

First issue of a P. T. Barnum publication...

Item #669877

January 01, 1853

ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Jan. 1, 1853  This is the very first issue of what would become a short-lived publication which had "P.T. Barnum, Special Partner" involved in its publication, as noted on one of the back pages.

This is one of the earliest illustrated periodicals in the United States, preceding both Leslie's Illustrated and Harper's Weekly.  The format would... See More  

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672100

The "science" of phrenology had its own publication...

Item #672100

January 01, 1853

AMERICAN PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL, New York, January, 1853  Phrenology is a theory stating that the personality traits of a person can be derived from the shape of the skull. Although holding no validity today, it was a popular science in the mid-19th century and this periodical focused on it.

Inside has various prints of men & women, including; "The Good Man & the Murderer--A Cont... See More  

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669615

Ten issues of this famous illustrated newspaper...

Item #669615

September 01, 1855

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England  A lot of ten issues: all from the year 1856. This famous illus. newspaper would spawn many similar in future years including Harper's Weekly.

Each issue contains a great wealth of prints of and about events of the day. The handsome masthead engraving shows St. Paul's Cathedral & the London skyline. Each issue is complete (20 to 24 pgs.) and in ni... See More  

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669601

Taking "Big Ben" from the foundry to the Westminster clock tower...

Item #669601

November 01, 1856

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 1, 1856  Inside has a nearly half page print captioned: "Removal of the Bell For the Great Clock of Westminster Palace."

This is what we know as the original "Big Ben", the largest of the bells in the Westminster clock tower. Although technically Big Ben is just the bell, the name is often used for the iconic clock tower. This be... See More  

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636876
Item #636876
HARPER'S WEEKLY -- the first year: 1857 A lot of 6 issues but all in '2nd rate' condition. Very few illustrations from this initial year.

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666651

Funeral of Rep. Preston Brooks...

Item #666651

January 30, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 30, 1857  Page 3 begins with nearly half a column article: "Funeral of the Hon. Preston S. Brooks" who died 3 days previous.

Brooks is most remembered for his May 22, 1856, attack upon abolitionist and Republican Senator Charles Sumner, whom he beat nearly to death. Brooks beat Sumner with a cane on the floor of the U.S. Senate i... See More  

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666794

The notable Anderson vs. Poindexter Ohio slave case...

Item #666794

May 13, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 13, 1857  The top of page 3 has a column headed: "Important Slave Case In Ohio" which is the notable Anderson vs. Poindexter case in the Ohio Supreme Court.

Henry Poindexter, the slave of John Anderson in Campbell County, Kentucky, was given his freedom by the Supreme Court of Ohio. In 1848, Poindexter made an agreement with Ander... See More  

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666795

The latest on the situation with Brigham Young...

Item #666795

May 20, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 20, 1857  Most of the first column of page 3 is taken up with Mormon content. Headed: "The Utah Prophet", the lengthy report has much on Brigham Young, and rumors of his troubles, etc.

A few bits note: "...stating that Gov. Brigham  Young of Utah Territory had at the last accounts left Salt Lake City...for Washington or ... See More  

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671995

Brigham Young's Proclamation of martial law... Much more Mormon reporting...

Item #671995

November 18, 1857

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 18, 1857  Page 6 contains one of the more historic documents in Mormon history, with the report headed: "The Mormon War" which has a report from military officers on the situation: "...confirming the destruction of the supply trains...". This is followed by a letter from the: "Governor's Office Utah Territory" written to: "The Offic... See More  

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172116

Nice New Year's prints... Plan for a "submarine railway" between England & France...

Item #172116

January 02, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1858  The front page features a full page print: "New Year's Visiting in New York". Two other nice full page prints inside: "The Birth of the New Year' and 'A Happy New Year!" and an article "The Life of American Students at Heidelberg" features several small illustrations.

Interesting article with two illust... See More  

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672109

Very ornate masthead...

Item #672109

April 09, 1859

GLEASON'S WEEKLY LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, April 9, 1859  This newspaper has one of most ornate mastheads including an illustration of a battleship with maritime symbols bordering the front page.

Among the prints are: "Scene At Brighton, England, The Famous Watering-Place" "The River St. Lawrence" "British Fleet of men-Of-War Off Spithead, England" an
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672033

Horace Greeley interviews Brigham Young at Salt Lake City...

Item #672033

August 20, 1859

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 20, 1859  During this time famed Tribune publisher Horace Greeley took a trip to the West and wrote a series of articles on his adventures. Of his many published articles this may be the best and most desired.

Taking a full column on page 5 and more than a column on page 6 is: "An Overland Journey - Two Hours With Brigham Young" which is datelined at Salt Lak... See More  

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672051

On John Brown's raid at Harper's Ferry... Death of Washington Irving...

Item #672051

November 30, 1859

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 30, 1859  Page 5 has some fine reporting on this historic raid upon Harper's Ferry by abolitionist John Brown, including column heads: "From Charlestown" "A Visit To The Prisoners" "A Caricaturist Rebuked" "Brown Preparing His Public Letter" "He Will Make No Speech" "No One To Visit Brown" "A Guard Of ... See More  

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669450

Lincoln to speak at the Cooper Institute...

Item #669450

February 27, 1860

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 27, 1860  Page 5 has a notice stating that Abraham Lincoln was scheduled to speak at the Cooper Institute (on this very day), the scene of one of Lincoln's most famous speeches.

It notes: "Hon. Abraham Lincoln, Of Illinois, will speak at the Cooper Institute This (Monday) Evening, Feb. 27, to the Republicans of New York. Tickets 25 cents."
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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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666003

Star of the West fired upon... Mississippi secedes...

Item #666003

January 10, 1861

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 10, 1861  With the ftpg. taken up with ads, page 5 has various column heads relating to the early events of the Civil War: "The Star of the West Fired Into" "She is Obliged to Put to Sea" "A Flag of Truce from Fort Sumter and more.

The 'Star of the West' was an American civilian steamship that was hired by the government of the United S... See More  

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672025

Map of Pensacola Harbor & its defenses...

Item #672025

April 09, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, April 9, 1861  The front page  is dominated by a very large map titled: "VIEW OF PENSACOLA HARBOR & DEFENCES" and at the top: "The Sebastopol of The Gulf Of Mexico - The Probable Rendezvous of the Northern Naval Forces." Plus there are first column heads including: "Approaching Civil War" "State of Feeling At the South" "T... See More  

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675951

The "Confederate" newspaper from Kentucky...

Item #675951

May 15, 1861

LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, May 15, 1861 



* Rare pro-Confederate title



Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confederate & the "Journal&q... See More  

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672023

Large Civil War map on the front page...

Item #672023

October 07, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 7, 1861  The front page is dominated by a very large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN WESTERN VIRGINIA". Plus many ftpg. column heads on the war: "THE REBELLION" "Interview Between Generals McClellan & Banks" "Important News from the Cherokee Nation" "The Scene of War in Western Virginia" ... See More  

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672022

Rebel map on the Battle of Bull Run...

Item #672022

October 11, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 11, 1861  The front page features a great & very detailed map headed: "Very Curious Rebel Semi-Official Pictorial View of the Battle of Bull Run".

Among the many first column heads are: "THE REBELLION" "The Advanced Positions of the Union Army of the Potomac" "Disinclination of the Rebels for Battle" "Particulars of the R... See More  

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628574

The controversy over allowing Jewish clergy in the army...

Item #628574

November 21, 1861

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 21, 1861  Page 6 has 1 1/2 columns with much related to The Chaplaincy Controversy of 1861, a noteworthy event in Jewish American History. Until this time, only Christian clergymen were permitted to serve as U.S. Chaplains.

The article is headed: "An Israelite's Opinions of American Constitutional Law and the Rights of Conscience". One bit notes... See More  

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172532

Fort Pickens and Charleston...

Item #172532

December 28, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 28, 1861  The full front page is taken up with: "Union Refugees From Western Missouri Coming Into St. Louis". Other prints inside include: "Entrance to Fort Pickens, Facing Fort Barancas, After Two Days' Bombardment" "Northern Row of Guns at Fort Pickens..." "Bird's-Eye View of Fort Pickens During the Bombardme... See More  

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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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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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672016

Reports from the Civil War...

Item #672016

January 17, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 17, 1862  Half of the front page is taken up with ads while the other half is filled with Civil War reports, headed: "Notes Of the War" and having many subheads including: "The War In Kentucky--A Yankee's Account of the Military Situation" "A Change of Plan" "The War In Missouri--Federal Atrocities" "Arre... See More  

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670334

Map of war events in Arkansas...

Item #670334

March 01, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 1, 1862  The front page features a Civil War map headed: "OPERATIONS IN ARKANSAS - The Position of Benton & Fayetteville, Recently Capture by Gen. Curtis".

Among ftpg. column heads: "News From the South" "Jeff Davis' Message to the Rebel Congress" "The Despairing Cry of the Rebels" "The Rebel Leaders Have Attempted M... See More  

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674363

Monitor versus the Merrimac...

Item #674363

March 11, 1862

NEW-YORK TIMES, March 11, 1862 Back page heads report the famous naval battle at Hampton Roads, Virginia, between the Monitor and Merrimac: "The Battle In Hampton Roads" "Interesting Details of the Two Days' Fighting" "How The Cumberland Was Sunk by the Merrimac" "The Congress Set on Fire and Blown Up" "Probably About a Hundred Lives Lost on the Cum... See More  

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666467

Negroes in the Civil War...

Item #666467

April 09, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 9, 1862  From the midst of the Civil War, some of the articles are headed: "Free Negroes Crowding into Ohio" "Missionaries to Work & Educate the Negroes at Port Royal" "War News of the Week" "Slavery in the District of Columbia" "The Horrors of War" "General Rosecrans' Farewell to His Soldiers&quo... See More  

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672019

War news from the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #672019

June 21, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, June 21, 1862  Among the reports are: "Exploits of the Mackerel Brigade - Triumph of Naval Architecture" "The Battle Near  Charleston" "The Lines" "The Battle Near Port Republic" "The Steamers Virginia & Mississippi..." "Army of Richmond" and much more.

Four pages, minor foxing, nice cond... See More  

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672032

Great reporting on the Seven Days' Battles...

Item #672032

July 04, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 4, 1862  Among the first column heads on the Civil War are: "From General McClellan's Army" "The Enemy Still Press On" "The Rebels Retreat in Disorder" "We Capture 2,000 Prisoners" "General Magruder Taken Prisoner" "Details of the Fighting" "Remarkable Endurance of Our Troops" "185,000 Rebels... See More  

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670022

Civil War related print on the front page...

Item #670022

September 20, 1862

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 20, 1862  A desired yet rather scarce title from during the Civil War, as the front page typically featured a war-related print.

This issue features on the ftpg: "Rebels Firing Into A Train Near Manassas". Much war reporting inside. The back page has a cartoon: "Photography".

Eight pages, untrimmed margins, nice condition.... 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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636873

Civil War era illustrated issues...

Item #636873
(5) HARPER'S WEEKLY  A Civil War era lot of 5 issues in very good condition.  This lot offers an excellent illustrated and textual view of this critical period in American history, at a significantly reduced price from their individual values.  All issues are complete in 16 pages and include many prints suitable for framing.

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675955

Confederate reporting on the Civil War... Reward for Benjamin Butler...

Item #675955

January 10, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 10, 1863 



* General  Benjamin "The Beast" Butler reward

* From the origin of the Civil War




Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States of America" which is rarely found on Southern newspapers.

On the front page at the top of the first column is: "The Naval Victory At Galveston" "Official From Ge... See More  

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672017

Battle of Murfreesboro...

Item #672017

February 25, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 25, 1863  The front page has: "Our Fredericksburg Letter" "The Second Day of the Battle of Murfreesboro" which is over two columns of detailed reporting. Also on the ftpg: "Latest News From the North" "City Intelligence" "Butler's Reception in Baltimore" and other smaller items.

The back page has an... See More  

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675950

Confederacy in Petersburg...

Item #675950

March 04, 1863

THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, March 4, 1863 



* Rare Confederate title



Petersburg was a critical city to the Confederacy, located not far south of the capital of Richmond, and the focus of a six month long siege when ended in early April, 1865, when Lee withdrew his troops from Petersburg and urged Jefferson Davis to remove the capital from Richmond. The war would end shortl... See More  

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672015

Events at Port Hudson...

Item #672015

March 17, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 17, 1863   The front page includes: "Attack On Port Hudson--The Enemy Repulsed" "Missouri From An Eye-Witness--The Military Thraldom Over the State--Outrages & Tyranny of the Enemy--Horrible Treatment of Our Prisoners--A Dark Picture of Wrongs & Long Suffering". Also: "Attack On Port Hudson--The Enemy Open on Port ... See More  

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669735

The historic American Watch Company...

Item #669735

April 11, 1863

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 11, 1863  The front page has a large print of: "The Factory of the American Watch Company" in Waltham, Massachusetts. The balance of the front page is taken up with an article on it carrying over to take all of page 2 & a bit of page 3.

This site remains today as an historic district.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.... See More  

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672013

The Civil War in East Tennessee...

Item #672013

October 06, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 6, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From East Tennessee" "Threatening Raid by the Rebels Under Forrest" "Intent of the Rebel Attack on McMinnsville" "The enemy Attack Our Right & are Repulsed "Rebel Views of the Situation" "Gen. Rosecrans's Position Acknowledged Impregnable" ... See More  

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672012

Promoting a book on the life of Stonewall Jackson...

Item #672012

October 07, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 7, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Richmond Life" "A Thrilling Biography of the Great General of the South - An Authentic Life of STONEWALL JACKSON - Life, Services & Campaigns of Stonewall Jackson..." with more on this new book.

Also: "From East Tennessee" "Advance of Gen. Burnside's Forces t... See More  

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671927

Civil War reports in a Charleston newspaper...

Item #671927

October 17, 1863

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 17, 1863  Perhaps the most famous newspaper from the Confederacy. The front page has: "Latest From East Tennessee" "Good News From Lee's Army" "Latest From the United States" "Letter from Richmond" & more. The back page has: "The Sufferings of the Border Missourians" "The Situation in E... See More  

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672011

At Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge...

Item #672011

October 17, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 17, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From Virginia" "Another Great Battle Near at Hand!" "Lee's Army at Manassas" "Gen. Meade's Forces in Readiness for an Attack" "Threatening Movement Toward Leesburg" "News From Chattanooga" "The Rebel Batteries Withdrawn from Look... See More  

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672010

General Grant's efforts in the war...

Item #672010

November 05, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 5, 1863  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "General Grant's Department" "The Fight Near Wauhatchie" "Particulars of Gen. Hooker's Operations" "Probable Severe Fight Near Tuscumbia" "Gen. Sherman's Forces in Possession" "Rout of Hawkin's Gueerrillas" & more, with war news ... See More  

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672009

Chattanooga & Lookout Mountain...

Item #672009

November 18, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 18, 1863  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "NEWS FROM CHATTANOOGA" "Junction of Gen. Sherman's Corps with the Army Under General Grant!" "The Rebel Battery at Work on Lookout Mountain" "Bragg Receiving Reinforcements" "Army of the Potomac Again Advancing" "A Battle Expected Within Four Day&q... See More  

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671996

Lincoln on his way to Gettysburg...

Item #671996

November 19, 1863

THE WORLD, New York City, Nov. 19, 1863  This was the day Abraham Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address. It can be interesting to read what others were reading when something exceedingly historic was in the process of happening.

And this issue has a neat item relating to Gettysburg, with a back page heading: "Gettysburg Cemetery Dedication - Departure of the President and Party for Gettys... See More  

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671997

Lincoln's post-Gettysburg annual message and his Proclamation...

Item #671997

December 10, 1863

THE WORLD, New York City, Dec. 10, 1863  From the midst of the Civil War with front page column heads including: "THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE" "An Amnesty to the Southern People, with Conditions, Proposed" "A Significant Proclamation" "The State of the Nation Reviewed" "Reports of Secretaries of the Navy and Interior, and the Postmaster-General&quo... See More  

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672008

Lincoln's proclamation in the Virginia legislature...

Item #672008

December 25, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 25, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "News From The South" "Mr. Lincoln's Proclamation in The Virginia Legislature" "What is Thought of It In Richmond" "General Averill's Operations in Western Virginia "Army of the Potomac" "A Retrograde Movement Not Improbable" "Chances ... See More  

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669696

How to better armor ships...

Item #669696

January 02, 1864

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 2, 1864  The entire front page is taken up with a nice graphic and article: "Improved System For Armored Ships".

The graphics show how damage to a ship differs when a steel/wood shall is constructed differently. A nice graphic from the Civil War and a logical item for a scientific publication. The article continues on to page 2 where is another g... See More  

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669482

The famous anti-slavery newspaper...

Item #669482

February 26, 1864

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Feb. 26, 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.

Among the articles within: "Garrison & Phillips On Lincoln" "Pay of Colored Troops" "The Negro Population of Canada West... See More  

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672031

Ulysses S. Grant assumes command of the U.S. Army...

Item #672031

March 18, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, March 18, 1864  Among the front page heads on the Civil War are: "Important Military Movements" "General Grant's Order Assuming Command of the Union Armies".

The brief report notes Grant's departure for Washington to assume command, plus the names of the members of his staff. What follows is the Presidential order appointing U.S. Grant commander o... See More  

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666357

Grant assumes command: Lincoln's document...

Item #666357

March 26, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL,  New York, March 26, 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 entire front page is taken up with: "The Military Situation" giving reports from various fields of operation, carrying over to take all of pg. 2.

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672641

Re-nomination of Lincoln for the Presidency...

Item #672641

June 17, 1864

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, June 17, 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.

Page 2 has a report from: "The Baltimore Convention" with a subhead: "Nomination of President & Vice President of the United State... See More  

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172808

General Grant's campaign...

Item #172808

August 20, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 20, 1864  The front page has prints; "Before Petersburg--Carrying Powder to the Mine" "Col. Pleasant Superintending the Arrival of the Powder" "General Grant's Campaign--Hancock's Corps Crossing the James River from Jones's Neck" plus an article: "Before Petersburg."

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671990

War reports from a Confederate newspaper in Columbia...

Item #671990

November 23, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Nov. 23, 1864  A rather rare title and great that the title includes the word “Southern”.

The front page is mostly taken up with ads. The back page includes: "The Bonham Guards" "The Georgia Militia Called Out" "War Resolution" which is from te Confederate Congress; "War News - From the Cent... See More  

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674447

Confederate newspaper from Raleigh... Sherman's march through Georgia...

Item #674447

November 30, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 30, 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 has reports headed: "Legislative Proceedings" "Congressional"... See More  

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671013

Sherman's march to the sea...

Item #671013

December 06, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 6, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GEORGIA CAMPAIGN" "Reports From Savannah to Dec. 2" "Sherman's Cavalry Within Six Miles of the City" "Citizens of all Classes in the Trenches" "Rebel Reports of Sherman's Position" "Boastful Predictions of His Defeat" "The War In T... See More  

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668812

War reports from a Confederate newspaper in Columbia...

Item #668812

December 24, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Dec. 24, 1864  (year noted on bkpg.) A rather rare title and great that it includes the word “Southern”.

The front page has "Maj. Gen. John H. Gordon" "How Hood Was Received" and other items. Also wealth of ads including at least two concerning slaves.

The back has has a wealth of news including: "Th... See More  

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671110

Bragg says he can hold Wilmington...

Item #671110

December 24, 1864

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 24, 1864  Among the front page reports on the Civil War are items headed: "Porter's Expedition" "A Dispatch from Gen. Bragg to Jeff. Davis" "The Entire Fleet Off Wilmington" "Bragg Says He Can Hold the Place" "GEN. THOMAS' ARMY" "Particulars of Hood's Defeat & Flight" "Fifty-One Cannon Ca... 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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672041

Jeff Davis' qualifications ridiculed...

Item #672041

January 13, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 13, 1865  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "The Crusade Against Jeff. Davis" "His Military Qualifications Ridiculed" "SHERMAN" "Sherman's Rule in Savannah" "GRANT" and much more.

Eight pages, binding slits at the blank spine, good condition.

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672030

Frederick Douglass' speech on the mission of the Civil War...

Item #672030

January 14, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 14, 1865  Page 5 has: "Fred. Douglass On The Negro" which reports on his lecture at the Cooper Institute in which he opines on the mission of the Civil War, noting in part: "...the well known negro orator...proceeded to eulogize the race to which he belonged...said some witty and sarcastic thing...The colored men who fought under the American flag (and For... See More  

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672028

Large & displayable Civil War map...

Item #672028

March 15, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, March 15, 1865  The ftpg. features a huge & extremely detailed Civil War map headed: "THE MILITARY SITUATION. Scene of Present Operations of the Union Generals Grant, Sherman, Sheridan, and Schofield & the Rebels Generals Lee, Johnston, Early and Bragg." The map shows from Lynchburg to Wilmington, N. Carolina; to Columbia, Georgia; to Petersburg, Va.

Among ... See More  

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672126

Lincoln's funeral in Philadelphia and New York City...

Item #672126

April 24, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1865  All columns on all eight pages are black-bordered for the death of President Abraham Lincoln. Over half of the front page first column is taken up with heads including: "THE FUNERAL" "The Lying in State in Independence Hall, Philadelphia" "Scenes There Yesterday" "Immense Crowds of People Throughout the Day" "Severa... See More  

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670054

Further on the Lincoln assassination...

Item #670054

April 29, 1865

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, April 29, 1865  Pages 6 and 7 have some  good content concerning the Lincoln assassination, with over a full column headed: "The First Plot To Assassinate President Lincoln". It details an attempt in 1861.

Also an article on: "Presidential Succession" followed by: "Booth's Idea of Immortal Fame".

Page 7 has: &qu... See More  

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609917

Gov. Brownlow offers a reward for the captuure of the former governor...

Item #609917

May 10, 1865

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, May 10, 1865  W. G. Brownlow, or  Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his ferve... See More  

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673458

Jefferson Davis is captured...

Item #673458

May 14, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1865  A very historic issue with larger column heads than typical: "GLORIOUS ! " "JEFF. DAVIS CAPTURED" "Official Announcement by Secretary Stanton" "Davis and His Family Surprised at Irwinsville" "The Fourth Michigan Cavalry are the Fortunate Boys" "They Surround the Arch Rebel at Daylight on Wednesday" "... See More  

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671961

Horrors of the Andersonville prison camp...

Item #671961

September 09, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 9, 1865  The first column heads include: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "The Prisoner Applies for Spiritual Advisers" "More Shocking Barbarities" "Complicity of the Richmond Authorities" "Documentary Evidence".

Andersonville prison camp was commanded by Captain Henry Wirz, who was tried and execut... See More  

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671382

Fourteen issues reporting on the Reconstruction era...

Item #671382

November 24, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of fourteen issues from the early Reconstruction era dated December 11 thru December 30, 1865. Each issue is filled with a wealth of news of the day including various reports relating to the rebuilding of a united country following the tumultuous events of the Civil War.

Each is complete in at least 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed (desired), in good condition with perhaps... 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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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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672104

Portrait of an early baseball player...

Item #672104

September 29, 1866

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 29, 1866 Page 4 has a 3 by 2 inch portrait of: "Edward Beadle, Gotham B. B. Club Of New York." Included is a report headed: "Our Base Ball Illustrations" that compares the "new school" of ball players to the "old boys" and then describes the talent and skills of Beadle, a first baseman for the Gothams.

There is also... See More  

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671921

Fetterman Fight massacre....

Item #671921

December 27, 1866

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, December 27, 1866  The bottom of the front page under: "Massacre At Fort Laramie" "Three Officers And Ninety Soldiers Surrounded And Butchered" is a rather brief & inconspicuous report on the Fetterman Fight, reading in full: "A terrible massacre occurred on the 22d, near Fort Phil. Kearny. Brevet Col. Fetterman, Capt. Brown, and Lieut. Gammond, ... See More  

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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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669956

Indians disrupting work on the transcontinental railroad...

Item #669956

June 20, 1867

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, June 20, 1867  Page 3 begins with an interesting report: "Union Pacific Railroad" which comments on the construction efforts of the transcontinental railroad, including: "...work would have to be abandoned on the Union Pacific Railroad unless more protection was furnished against Indians...the track continues to be laid at the rate of two m... See More  

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669938

The Wagon Box Fight in Wyoming...

Item #669938

August 15, 1867

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, Aug. 15, 1867  The top of page 2 has a report; "Fight With The Indians - Leiut. Jenness Killed".

The report notes in part: "...that a hard fought battle between the Indians & whites occurred near Fort Phil Kearney...party left the fort for the purpose of gathering fuel...band of 250 savages made an attack upon them. The whites made a d... 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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173268

Winslow Homer's New Year's print...

Item #173268

January 09, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 9, 1869  The front page features a full page illustration by Thomas Nast: "Peace" shows Grant and Miss Liberty. Inside the issue is full page illustration by Winslow Homer "The New Year - 1869". The doublepage centerfold is "West Point and Vicinity, from Fort Putnam" is a nice overview. A page features two half page illustra... See More  

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665883

Nice report on the transcontinental railroad... Celebrations at Promontory Point, Utah...

Item #665883

May 12, 1869

NEW YORK HERALD, May 12, 1869  Page 7 has very nice reporting on the historic joining of the Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads at Promontory Point, Utah, with the ceremonies of the driving in of the final, golden spike signifying the completion of joining the East & West. 

The headlines include: "THE PACIFIC RAILROAD" "Ceremonies At The Completion"
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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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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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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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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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636875

Nice collection of Thomas Nast political cartoons...

Item #636875
HARPER'S WEEKLY lot of 7 issues of the 1870's-1880's each with a full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon, and other Nast or non-Nast prints inside. A blend of 1st rate and better than 2nd rate issues. A great lot for a dealer or anyone wishing to begin a collection.

Additional lots are available--inquire if multiple sets are wanted.

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671975

Apache Indian troubles...

Item #671975

February 23, 1871

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Feb. 23, 1871  Among the front page articles are; "The Apache War" which begins: "Our telegraphic columns come daily full of new atrocities in Arizona by the Apache Indians...It is simply war to the knife, and the knife to the hilt..." with much more.

Also on the ftpg: "The Apaches Again" with more on the troubles with them.

Fou... See More  

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671973

Brigham Young's polygamy trial... Chicago Fire... The Lowry War...

Item #671973

October 20, 1871

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 20, 1871  Page 4 begins with a stack of heads concerning the Great Chicago Fire: "CHICAGO" "Graphic Description of the Destruction of the City That Was" "The Loss $475,000,000 and Two Hundred Lives" "The Red March of the Flames" "Mad People in a Hell of Fire" "Thieves & Murderers" "The Reign of Terror A... See More  

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672043

Truman Everts' ordeal in surviving 37 days in Yellowstone...

Item #672043

November 01, 1871

SCRIBNER'S MONTHLY, (New York), November, 1871  The first 17 pages are taken up with a fascinating true-life story: "Thirty-Seven Days of Peril", being the exploits of Truman Everts.

Everts was a member of an early expedition which explored the area which later became Yellowstone National Park. He became lost in the wilderness for 37 days during the expedition and a year later ... See More  

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610666

Very early woman's suffrage newspaper...

Item #610666
WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, Chicago & St. Louis, 1879  As noted at the top of the front page: "...devoted to the interests of Woman, to her educational, industrial, legal and political Equality and especially to her right of Suffrage." Editors listed include Julia Ward Howe, Lucy Stone, & Mary A. Livermore. Each issue contains numerous articles related to woman's suffra... 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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671895

The Lowry War in North Carolina...

Item #671895

April 06, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, April 6, 1872  Over half of the last column on page three is taken up with a stack of heads on the Lowery (Lowry, Lowrie) War in North Carolina.

The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murdered by men of the Confederate Home Guard, a band of American Indian, White and African-American men waged a gue... See More  

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671992

Mormon conference is adjourned...

Item #671992

April 15, 1872

NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1872  The front page has: "UTAH" "Mormon Conference Adjourned--Fanaticism--Secret Organization--Snow-Slides". See the photos for the full text.

Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, some binding residue at the spine of the back page, good condition.

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671991

Livingstone is found, reported in the newspaper which financed the search...

Item #671991

May 02, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, May 2, 1872  James Gorden Bennett, this newspaper's publisher, capitalized on the 19th century fascination with Africa & the whereabouts of explorer Dr. David Livingstone by hiring journalist Henry Stanley to search for him. Livingstone had ventured to Africa in 1865 for a 2 year expedition with little heard from him since.

So it is of no surprise that the Herald off... See More  

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671903

Victoria Woodhull runs for President: Frederick Douglass her running mate...

Item #671903

May 11, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, May 11, 1872  Page 10 begins with a very nice stack of column headlines on the announcement of Victoria Woodhull running for President, with Frederick Douglass as her running mate.

They include: "A PIEBALD PRESIDENCY" "The New Part of 'Human Rights' Nominate  Victoria C. Woodhull (White) for the Presidency and Frederick Douglass (Black) for the Vi... See More  

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674103

Supreme Court Ruling on Women's Right to Vote...

Item #674103

March 30, 1875

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1875



* Minor vs. Happersett

* Supreme Court does NOT back Women's Suffrage




Page 2 column 6 of this issue contains: "...A QUESTION INVOLVING A WOMEN'S RIGHT TO VOTE", followed by an article detailing the court's decision.



This issue is believed to be complete however, it is being sold for the described content. There are some a... See More  

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668800

Front page article on the Custer massacre---with a map...

Item #668800

July 07, 1876

THE WORLD, New York, July 7, 1876  Fine front page coverage of the Custer massacre which included a column-wide map described in the text headed: "The Battle-Ground" and reading: "The following map of the Big Horn region of Montana and Wyoming presents in sufficient detail for the purposes of the reader, the scene of the recent battles between the Indians and Custer on the Litt... See More  

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671240

The lumber industry in Pennsylvania...

Item #671240

December 30, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 23 & 30, 1876  The front page has 3 nice prints on the: "Lumber Operations On The Susquehanna" with a related article which focuses on the thriving lumber industry in Williamsport, Pa., noting: "...The central depot of the trade in Pennsylvania a Williamsport, a handsome city on the Susquehanna...and is a thriving city, rapidly growing in... See More  

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668837

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

Item #668837

July 25, 1877

GOLD HILL DAILY NEWS, Gold Hill, Nevada, July 25, 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 including a page ... See More  

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671936

The Big Springs, Union Pacific Railroad robbery...

Item #671936

September 29, 1877

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 29, 1877  The front page has over a full column taken up with reports of the Big Springs train robbery of the Union Pacific Railroad, with heads including: "Daring Detectives" "How the Western Train Robbers Were Hunted Down" "The Leader Identified in Spite of His Mask" "A Visit to the Camp of the Sleeping Bandits". This w... See More  

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674278

Brewing Ale in the 1870's...

Item #674278

March 15, 1879

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 15, 1879  The front page has 3 illus: "The Brewing Of Ale", the largest shows "Racking Off Vats", plus an article about P. Ballantine & Sons Brewery (Albany N.Y.), which continues inside and has another illus: "The Mash Tub And Malting Kilns".

Other articles and illustrations of interest include: "Palmer's Washer... See More  

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674282

Steam Engines and a New Steam Car... Light in photography...

Item #674282

July 26, 1879

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 26, 1879  This issue contains several illustrations and descriptions of the latest inventions of the day. The front page has a large illustration: "PHOTOGRAPHS BY ELECTRIC LIGHT". Inside pages have the following articles of interest: "The Exeter Steam Engine", "New Steam Car", and "Aswail, or Sloth Bear". There are al... See More  

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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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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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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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671923

From perhaps the most famous town of the Old West...

Item #671923

October 31, 1880

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, October 31, 1880  Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in popular culture. This issue was printed just under a year before the fam... See More  

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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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631407

Death of President Garfield...

Item #631407

September 20, 1881

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 20, 1881 The front page has a stack of column heads including: "A DARK DAY" "the World in Mourning For a Martyr" "President Garfield Passes Away Peacefully" "Death Finally Relieving the Patient Sufferer" "The Last Moments of the Dying Man" "Sad Scenes In & About Elberon" with more, taking 2 column of te... See More  

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671917

From the early days of Procter & Gamble...

Item #671917

December 17, 1881

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 17, 1881  The entire front page is taken up with five prints captioned: "How Candles are Made. Manufactory of Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, Ohio." with each print showing a different step in the process. There is some text as well which carries over to pages 4, 5 and 6 and where also are found nine additional prints.

A very nice & early i... See More  

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671918

From the early days of Procter & Gamble...

Item #671918

December 17, 1881

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 17, 1881  The entire front page is taken up with five prints captioned: "How Candles are Made. Manufactory of Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, Ohio." with each print showing a different step in the process. There is some text as well which carries over to pages 4, 5 and 6 and where also are found nine additional prints.

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671925

An in-house newspaper for a dry goods store...

Item #671925

June 01, 1882

THE GUNNISON ADVERTISER, Colorado, June, 1882  This is an interesting "newspaper", actually more an advertising piece: "Published Semi-Occasionally by S. E. Dawson & Co., Dealers in Dry Goods, Millinery, Notions..." as noted at the top of page 2. The content is almost entirely taken up with advertisements for this store. It is noted as "Vol. 1 No. 4" issue, a... See More  

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674446

How the Fords conspired to kill Jesse James...

Item #674446

August 07, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 7, 1883  The front page has over a full column taken up with considerable round-by-round details of the boxing match between John L. Sullivan and Herbert "Maori" Slade for the heavyweight championship.

But the great article is on page 4, headed: "Charlie Ford and the James Boys" which is a detailed article on Charlie Ford's first meeting... See More  

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672136

The science behind a curve-ball in baseball...

Item #672136

September 15, 1883

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Sept. 15, 1883  The title is a bit of a misnomer as this was actually a separate, stand-alone publication, not a supplement to the regular title.

Inside has a fascinating article headed: "Base Ball Science" which begins: "We are in receipt of several communications relative to the question o whether a projectile can be thrown so as to ... See More  

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672101

The science behind a curve-ball in baseball...

Item #672101

September 15, 1883

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Sept. 15, 1883  The title is a bit of a misnomer as this was actually a separate, stand-alone publication, not a supplement to the regular title.

Inside has a fascinating article headed: "Base Ball Science" which begins: "We are in receipt of several communications relative to the question o whether a projectile can be thrown so as to ... 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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671988

First appearance of a Walt Whitman poem...

Item #671988

March 08, 1888

NEW YORK HERALD, March 1, 1888  The top half of page 6 has the printing of a short poem: "My Canary Bird" by Walt Whitman as noted at its conclusion. This was the very first printing of this Whitman poem as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive, and is very significant as such.

Twelve pages, partially loose at the spine, toned at the margins with some chipping & margin tears, sh... See More  

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671964

Rare, short-lived Texas newspaper from its first capital...

Item #671964

April 14, 1888

THE OLD CAPITOL, Columbia, Texas, April 14, 1888  Yes, Columbia--now known as West Columbia--was the first formal capital of Texas, established in 1836. A quite rare title which existed for less than 2 years. Only one institution has a substantial holding of this title and its file is not complete.

The content is primarily concerning Texas, with a wealth of ads as well.

Four pages, 19 1/4 b... See More  

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669512

London newspaper with a "Jack the Ripper" report...

Item #669512

October 16, 1888

THE TIMES, London, England, October 16, 1888  "Jack the Ripper" reports were common in the latter half of 1888, capturing the interest of people on both sides of the Atlantic as evidenced by the reports in many newspapers in the United States. It was the international "sensation" of the era, and a case which was never conclusively solved. Not surprisingly, issues of the re... See More  

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672142

One of the best baseball prints...

Item #672142

March 23, 1889

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 23, 1889 Note: this is just a portion of the issue, 8 pages but including the mentioned centerfold.

This terrific double page centerfold is captioned: "The American Baseball Players at Kennington Oval--Visit of the Prince of Wales". It includes some 19 scenes of various "plays" in baseball, and in additional has round portraits of th... See More  

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672055

Baseball caricatures by famed artist A.B. Frost...

Item #672055
HARPER'S MONTHLY, New York, January, 1890  The entire back page is captioned: "Our National Game" showing twelve different baseball caricatures each with a caption, illustrated by the famed artist A.B. Frost.

Other articles include: "Jamaica, New and Old" "The Russian Army" "The Smyrna Fig Harvest" "St. Andrew's" and many additional a... See More  

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674281

Early oil industry...

Item #674281

February 27, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 27, 1892  This issue contains several illustrations and descriptions of the latest inventions of the day. The front page has two half-page illustrations: "MAPS OF THE OIL FIELD" and "GENERAL VIEW OF CENTRAL REFINERY AT CLEVELAND". The inside has several illustrations and descriptions including: "An improved Wood Bending Machine&... See More  

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672105

Baseball... the technique of pitching...

Item #672105

May 11, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1895  The front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers captioned: "All Broke Up - the Only Cure For A Financial Spree."

Inside has a full page with 7 scenes of: "Sandy Hook Lightship--The Only Electric Lightship in the World"; a page on "Fort Snelling, Old and News" including 5 prints/photos of the Minnesota military s... See More  

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657296

X-Ray experiments from the year of its founding...

Item #657296

April 04, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York April 4, 1896 An inside page article headed: "The Edison X Ray Experiments, Apparatus And Fluoroscope" which includes two illustration as well. A lengthy & detailed article from the year of the founding of the X-ray and great to have this report in the leading scientific journal of the day.

Also in the issue are: "Niagara Falls Power Plant - O... See More  

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176296

Nice A.B. Frost hunting print...

Item #176296

January 01, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 1, 1898  Front page has a full page illustration by W. A. Rogers called "Plenty of Work for the New Year". There is a page with 5 photos and an article on "England's Little War in India".

There is a very nice full page illustration by A. B. Frost titled "Ruffed-Grouse Shooting--An Open Shot". The double page centerfold ... See More  

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675926

Very rare title from 19th century Western Colorado...

Item #675926

February 15, 1898

SEMI-WEEKLY STAR, Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado, Feb. 15, 1898 



* Very rare title

* Mesa County




A nice & very rare newspaper from this town in Western Colorado along the Colorado River. Although Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) records a "Grand Junction Star" there is no record of "the Semi-Weekly Star".

The front page has: "GRAND VALLEY... See More  

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672144

First automobile advertisement...

Item #672144

September 03, 1898

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 3, 1898  This is a very significant magazine in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" notes that the mentioned advertisement was the first automobile ad ever published in America. It is not the first appearance, which was in the issue of July 30, 1898.

A back page advertisement is headed: "T... See More  

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