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672724

John Adams & Congress on the new home of the national government...

Item #672724

December 10, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 10, 1800  The front page has: "The President's Reply" to Congress which mentions the new city for the nation's capital: "...Here may the youth of  this extensive country for ever look up without disappointment...". This is followed by the answer of the House to the President mentioning in part: "...The final establishment ... See More  

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672547

America & France agree on the Treaty of Montefontaine...

Item #672547

December 20, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 20, 1800  Two-thirds of page 2 is taken up with the: "Convention Between the French Republic and the United States of America", also known as the Treaty of Mortefontaine.

This Convention terminated the 1778 agreements made during the Revolutionary War, confirmed the principle of  free trade & free goods between the two countries and ended t... See 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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670040

Very early Charleston... Volume #1, #28...

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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673410

Very early Charleston...

Item #673410

February 16, 1803

CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Feb. 16, 1803  A volume I issue (number 34) of this famous title from the South. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads including a back page ad: "'Absented Themselves" with details on: "...two Negro fellow, the one named Champaigne about 45 years old, the other Charles, about 26 years of age..." with further descriptive detail.... See More  

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673206

Great item on Dickinson College in Carlisle...

Item #673206

March 01, 1803

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, March 1, 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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673161

Parson Weems' book on George Washington...

Item #673161

June 09, 1803

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, June 9, 1803  The back page has a small advertisement for "The Rev. M. L. Weems", more popularly known as Parson Weems, the ad noting: "Is hereby authorized to solicit of the Ladies and Gentlemen of Philadelphia their subscriptions to the History of General George Washington."

Parson Weems was an author who wrote the first biog... See More  

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667352

A book is dedicated to President Jefferson, with his response...

Item #667352

May 15, 1805

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, May 15, 1805  Page 2 has a letter signed in type by: Th. Jefferson, concerning a recent book themed on science being dedicated to him.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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673424

Five American newspapers: 1803-1809...

Item #673424

June 13, 1805

(5) Five very early 19th century American newspapers: United States' Gazette, Nov. 27, 1809; Massachusetts Spy, June 15, 1808; Boston Gazette, May 16, 1805; Independent Chronicle, Nov. 23,1807; and New York Herald, Nov. 19, 1803. All five are good "newsy" newspapers of folio size, 4 pages, some margin tears, generally good condition. A nice set of five different, early newspapers.... See More  

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649289

From Thomas Jefferson's presidency...

Item #649289
(10) BOSTON GAZETTE, dated 1806-1807  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 is... 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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668132

Thomas Jefferson... The Burr Conspiracy...

Item #668132

February 09, 1807

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 9, 1807  Over half of the front page is "An Act" of Congress concerning circuit & district courts in North Carolina.

Page 2 has a note to Congress concerning a situation with France, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Both pages 2 & 3 has various letters concerning the Burr Conspiracy.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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677725

America prohibits the importation of slaves (1807)...

Item #677725
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, March, 1807  Under: "Abstract of Foreign Occurrences" is a brief yet notable report: "The American Congress has passed a bill for the abolition of the slave trade, by a majority of 24---the numbers being ayes 73, noes 49." This refers to the significant "Act Prohibiting Importation of Slaves" which was signed into la... See More  

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673165

Letters from Thomas Jefferson and Napoleon...

Item #673165

March 18, 1808

THE ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, March 18, 1808   The front page has a letter to Congress from the President concerning the batteries & public buildings at New Orleans, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Also a lengthy ftpg. report on the: "Constitution of the Kingdom of Westphalia" signed: Napoleon.

Four pages, various damp staining and foxing, generally good.... 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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666410

Five issues from 1811...

Item #666410

April 06, 1811

NEW YORK SPECTATOR, 1811  A lot of five issues in good condition however all are irregular and mostly loose at the spine.

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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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672088

The New Madrid earthquake... Battle of Tippecanoe...

Item #672088

January 04, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 4, 1812  Near the back is an early item concerning the disastrous New Madrid earthquake before it was known as such. The report includes: "Several shocks by earthquakes have been felt in various parts of the southern and western states...It seems probable that some dreadful calamity may have been experienced in a distant part of the world--probably So... See More  

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672726

Nice editorial on the War of 1812...

Item #672726

August 27, 1812

BOSTON GAZETTE, Aug. 27, 1812  The front page has a full column editorial concerning the: "Present State of Our Affairs" relating to the War of 1812. Bits include: "The government of our country have deliberately chosen their opportunity to make a trial of  their strength with Great Britain...the President should be authorized to fill up the old army, to raise a new one,&n... See More  

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672831

Wm. H. Harrison & the War of 1812...

Item #672831

October 14, 1812

BOSTON PATRIOT, Oct. 14, 1812  Page 2 has a report: "North-Western Army" reports on the actions of General William H. Harrison. Page 2 also has: "War Intelligence" which reports on various naval actions from the War of 1812.

Four pages, nice condition.

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672832

Wm. H. Harrison & the War of 1812...

Item #672832

October 14, 1812

BOSTON PATRIOT, Oct. 14, 1812  Page 2 has a report: "North-Western Army" reports on the actions of General William H. Harrison. Page 2 also has: "War Intelligence" which reports on various naval actions from the War of 1812.

Four pages, nice condition.

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673042

General Smyth's rousing letter, and his ultimately failure...

Item #673042

December 03, 1812

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 2, 1812  Page 2 has over half a column taken up with the noted address of: "General Smyth to the Soldiers of the Army of the Centre". It begins: "Companions in Arms!  The time is at hand when you will cross the stream of Niagara to conquer Canada, and to secure the peace of the American frontier. You will enter a country that is to be one of the Unite... See More  

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673043

The "contemptible braggart" General Smyth...

Item #673043

December 04, 1812

THE REPERTORY & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Dec. 4, 1812  The ftpg. has over a column taken up with the situation at Sacket's Harbor, including a lengthy letter from there signed in type by: Isaac Chauncey.

But the most interesting piece may be the brief report on page 2: "Of all the contemptible & ridiculous braggarts that ever disgraced the profession of a soldier, it is a... See More  

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673019

Impressment of seamen... On the Constitution vs. the Guerriere...

Item #673019

January 02, 1813

BOSTON PATRIOT, Jan. 2, 1813  Over two front page columns are taken up with: "Impressment Of Seamen". Inside includes: "Com. Rodgers' Squadron" being a lengthy naval report. Also: "Naval Dinner" "War Intelligence On the Ocean" "Civil Honors to Naval Heroism" which concerns the Constitution vs. the Guerriere.

Four pages, archival strengthe... See More  

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626766

Includes the quote: "Don't give up the ship!"... Much on the Indian war...

Item #626766

August 24, 1813

THE WAR, New York, Aug. 24, 1813  The front page is taken up with: "Indian Eloquence" which is a speech by one of the chiefs of the Six Nations; "Indian Hostilities" "Creek Indians" and "Campaign Against the Creek Indians".

Perhaps the most notable report inside is headed: "Captain James Lawrence" which is essentially a eulogy on this fallen ... See More  

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664883

Fine reports from the War of 1812...

Item #664883

September 23, 1813

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston,  Sept. 23, 1813  The ftpg. has a lengthy editorial: "On the Present War".

Inside has much on the War of 1812 including: "Movements in the N.W. Army" "Tribute To Valor" "From Lake Erie" "Another Naval Triumph" is Chauncey's victory in taking the Royal George. Other war bits as well.

Four pages, good con... See More  

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677919

The President declares the war to be over(?)... War in the Chesapeake...

Item #677919

July 02, 1814

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 2, 1814  Page three has an interesting item: "A Proclamation", signed in type by the President: James Madison which declares the war with Great Brittan to be over. However, upon further inspection, the article above headed, "The Turnpike Road to Peace", makes it clear this is merely a proclamation being suggested to the President ... See More  

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671376

Gallipolis, Ohio... The Chickasaw and Cherokee Indians...

Item #671376

September 21, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 21, 1816  Nearly a full page has: "Gallipolis, Ohio" which provides a brief but historic background of this community.

Two separate articles illustrate a great contrast on relationships between various Indian Tribes and the new settlers: "Chickasaw Notice" and "Huntsville, (M.T.)". The former is a letter from William ... See More  

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673103

Indian troubles in Georgia... Buonaparte...

Item #673103

May 22, 1818

NEW YORK SPECTATOR, May 22, 1818  Page 2 has various reports from Europe with some content concerning Bonaparte, including comments on his exile at St. Helena. Also: "Voyage to the North Pole". Pg. 4 has nearly a full column concerning: "Destruction of the Chehaw Village" in Georgia, and another report: "Expedition Against the Chehaws" Indians.

Four pages, nice ... See More  

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677921

Capture of Pensacola Florida, during the Seminole War...

Item #677921

July 25, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 25, 1818  The prime content is a detailed report of the capture of Pensacola, Florida during the Seminole Indian war. American forces were led by Andrew Jackson who felt Pensacola was being used by the Seminoles for strikes against America.

Also a very lengthy & detailed report on the death and funeral of General Richard Montgomery.

Sixteen pa... 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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667236

Early Robert E. Lee...

Item #667236

July 11, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 11, 1829  It's always fascinating to find mention of notable people long before they would become a household name.

Near the back is a great example. Under a list headed: "Military Academy" area the: "...names of the five most distinguished cadets in each class..." and listed in the "First Class" is a young Robert ... See More  

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667246

Cooper's "Tom Thumb", first locomotive built in America...

Item #667246

September 04, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 4, 1830  The front page has a report of the inauguration of the first railroad locomotive built in America.

Headed: "Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road" the report begins by reporting the completion of the past piece of the 13 mile railroad line to Ellicott's Mills & the formal placement of the keystone in the last arch. They make ment... See More  

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662626

Slave trade in Washington, D.C...

Item #662626

December 22, 1830

HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, Dec. 22, 1830 Page 2 has: "The Slave Trade in the Capital" which includes: "...the American people should know that while we reiterate our boasts of liberty...we are ourselves busily engaged in the work of oppression...".

Four pages, nice condition.

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666725

What to do with the "free negroes"...

Item #666725

January 10, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 10, 1832  Page 3 has an article headed: "Free Negroes" which is a plan to remove them, with several "Resolves" including: "That it is expedient...with their assent, to remove the Free Negroes and Mulattoes, from this Commonwealth. Resolved, That the colony now established at Liberia on the coast of Africa, presents the mo... See More  

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666623

The Treaty of Cusseta; Creek Indian Nation & the United States...

Item #666623

April 05, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 5, 1832  The ftpg. begins with over a column headed: "Treaty With The Creek Indians - Articles Of A Treaty" which begins: "The Creek tribe of Indians cede to the United States all their land East of the Mississippi River...".

This was the Treaty of Cusseta between the United States government and the Creek Nation signed Marc... 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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651811

A rare, short-lived title...

Item #651811

January 03, 1833

ROCHESTER EVENING ADVERTISER, New York, Jan. 3, 1833  This is the volume 1, number 3 issue of a rather rare title as it appears to have lasted less than a year as such.  The American Antiquarian Society has just 3 issues of this title, none of which are this date.

Four pages, good condition.

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668158

Protecting slave property...

Item #668158

May 14, 1833

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 14, 1833  The front page has an interesting article: "Protection Of Slave Property" which includes two reports.

Page 2 has a very unusual graphic concerning the solution to a puzzling civil engineering problem.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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673172

Slavery comes to an end in England...

Item #673172

August 30, 1833

THE TIMES, London, August 30, 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 relating to the slave trade bill. One bit notes: "The state of slavery in my colonial possessions has necessarily occupied a portion of your time & your attention...&... See More  

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651090

First title from Fell's Point we have offered...

Item #651090

December 23, 1836

EASTERN EXPRESS, Fell's Point, Maryland, Dec. 23, 1836  A volume 1 (#27) issue of this very rare title from a now very upscale, tourist-focused section of Baltimore neighboring the Inner Harbor. This title is not listed in "Union List of American Newspapers" nor is it found in the holdings of the American Antiquarian Society.

Four pages, small folio size, light damp staining, g... See More  

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671425

The "Trail of Tears"... The new Liberty Seated dime...

Item #671425

July 29, 1837

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 29, 1837  The front page has an article: "Removal of  the Chickasaws" which is about the "Trail of Tears" which offers some detail including: "...They presented a handsome appearance being nearly all mounted...well dressed in their national costume...Not a drunken Indians, we believe, was seen in the company...".

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671412

Joseph Smith defies authorities...

Item #671412

August 27, 1842

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 27, 1842  An inside page has an article: "Illinois" with subhead: "The Mormons" which notes: "...for the persons of Joe Smith and O. P. Rockwell, states that the proper authorities have as yet been unable to comply with the demand. The proper writs were issued by Gov. Carlin...They found Smith & Rockwell & ser... See More  

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673131

Mormon content: report on Joe Smith...

Item #673131

September 17, 1842

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 17, 1842   The back page has a brief yet rather rare report with a mini-head: "Joe Smith" stating: "This wonderful fellow is to be bodily absent from his people for ten years; so say the latest accounts." 

Just before this is a small article: "Slave Trade", and several pages are taken up with: "Northe... See More  

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666783

Much on the Mexican War...

Item #666783

March 26, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 26, 1847  Page 3 has fine reporting on the Mexican War with: "From Mexico", and a letter from New Orleans, then: "Gen. Scott's Movements" "Later From Mexico" and "Late From Tampico".

Four pages, very nice condition.

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666785

Battle of Buena Vista, and much more...

Item #666785

March 31, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 31, 1847  Page 3 has some fine reporting on the historic Battle of Buena Vista, an American victory in a battle against a larger Mexican army.

"Glorious But Dear-Bought Victory", then a letter from New Orleans with detail. Also: "Battle of Buena Vista--Four Thousand Mexicans Killed and only Seven Hundred Americans" &qu... See More  

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657823

Much on the Mexican War...

Item #657823

August 16, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 16, 1847  Fully half of page 3 is taken up with a great wealth of news from the Mexican War, all under the heading: "One Month Later From Gen. Scott".

With the reporting are various letters datelined: "U.S. Flagship Mississippi", "Headquarters of the Army" "Puebla, Mexico" and "Vera Cruz". ... See More  

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673107

When Abraham Lincoln was an unknown...

Item #673107

June 22, 1848

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 22, 1848  This issue contains on the front page reports from the: "House of Representatives" which mention Abraham Lincoln. The ftpg. report, at the very top of the 3rd column, notes: "MR. LINCOLN (being entitled to the floor) stated, in advance, that his object was to make a speech on the general subject of internal improvements..."... See More  

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673354

Early and rare from Florida...

Item #673354

August 12, 1848

THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, Jan. 23, 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, four years before the Civil War.

Much of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Personal Appearance & Character of All the President's of the United States" listed individually from... See More  

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673119

'Official' report of the gold discovery in California...

Item #673119

December 07, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 7, 1848  Beginning on the front page and taking all of pg. 2 and most of pg. 3 is the: "President's Annual Message" to the nation, in which is a rather lengthy & detailed report on the discovery of gold in California.

Although there were earlier newspaper reports of gold discovery, this was the first "official" announ... 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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669903

Emigrants from England to Australia...

Item #669903

January 20, 1849

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Jan. 20, 1849  The front page shows: "The Islington New Market". Inside has 4 prints on the: "Gold Mine In Brazil".

Perhaps the best prints are the five showing: "Scenes On Board an Australian Emigrant Ship" with related text, all taking two pages.

Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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670931

Latest from the California Gold Rush...

Item #670931

July 28, 1849

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, July 28, 1849  Page 3 has: "From California" with the latest news, bits including: "...New towns were being laid out in different spots around the bay & building lots, in wilderness sites, were selling from $1500 to $2000 each...San Francisco was full of people & it is not an uncommon thing for 20 to 30 individuals to occupy one smal... See More  

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671002

Latest from the California Gold Rush... Lake Pontchartrain...

Item #671002

September 01, 1849

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 1, 1849  Page 3 has: "From California" with the latest news, bits including: "...gold is to be obtained only by hard labor, in large quantities. I saw a number who came from the 'diggins' with from two to three thousand dollars and a ruined constitution from exposure and an unhealthy climate. Labor is uncommonly high...Sailors ... See More  

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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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673389

Henry Clay's notable Compromise of 1850 speech in the Senate...

Item #673389

February 16, 1850

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, Greensboro, North Carolina, Feb. 16 and 23, 1850  This two issue set includes the full text of Henry Clay's famous speech in the Senate on the Compromise of 1850. The speeches were given February 5 and 6.

The entire front page and most of page 2 of the Feb. 16 issue are taken up with the: "Speech of Henry Clay, On His Resolutions Proposing a Compromise of ... See More  

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673207

Fillmore's state-of-the-union address to the nation...

Item #673207

December 14, 1850

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, Greensboro, North Carolina, Dec. 14, 1850  The entire front page and a portion of page 2 are taken up with the: "President's Message" being the state-of-the-union address of Millard Fillmore. This annual tradition was begun by George Washington and continues to this day.

Four pages, great condition.

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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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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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673134

The new book: "Utah and the Mormons"...

Item #673134

July 15, 1854

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 15, 1854  Page 7 has a full column report of a new book published titled: "Utah And The Mormons" by Benjamin Ferris, containing many excerpts.

Ferris was appointed as Secretary of the Territory of Utah in 1852 and clashed with the Mormons during his 6 month stay. Part of the introduction of the book's excerpts include: "...His book contains little sp... See More  

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673117

Much on slavery... Mormons... The Galalagos Islands...

Item #673117

January 30, 1855

NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, January 30, 1855  Numerous slavery-themed articles throughout, particularly in regards to the events in Kansas. Also included are articles describing prisoners escaping from the State prison on Marine Island, reports from the Sandwich Islands, another from Utah describing the tension between Mormons on the governor of the state of Utah, and yet another written by... See More  

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669595

Florence Nightingale in the Crimean War...

Item #669595

August 30, 1856

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Aug. 30, 1856  Close to half of the front page is taken up with a print captioned: "Miss Nightingale's Carriage at the Seat of War". Page 2 has an article with the same heading.

This is the famed Florence Nightingale, who came to prominence while serving as a manager and trainer of nurses during the Crimean War, in which she organized care ... See More  

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673403

Baseball, this '...most popular & interesting game..."

Item #673403

September 27, 1856

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Sept. 27, 1856  A rather famous sporting newspaper, with a sporting-themed masthead, calling itself: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage". This is the vol. 1 number 4 issue.

Page 5 has: "Base Ball" which includes a few: "Matches To Come" as well as reports from games played, beginning: &quo... See More  

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668539

Slavery in America, with an auction print...

Item #668539

September 27, 1856

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Sept. 27, 1856  A lengthy article titled: "Sketches In the Free & Slave States of America" includes two pages filled with ten related prints, most showing African-Americans. A few are captioned: "Negro Expulsion From Railway Car, Philadelphia" "Slaves Waiting for Sale, Virginia" "The Negro Reveille, Charleston" ... 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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666647

Mormons arrive from Liverpool... Nebraska described..

Item #666647

January 05, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 5, 1857  Page 2 has a report: "Arrival Of Mormons" which notes the arrival of a ship from Liverpool with 221 Mormons, with a bit more on this.

Page 2 has a nearly full column article: "The Territory of Nebraska" which is a detailed description of it.

Four pages, minor binding indents at the blank spine, nice condition.... See More  

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666641

Brigham Young's troubles...

Item #666641

April 21, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 21, 1857  Page 3 has a report headed: "The Mahomet Of Utah" which begins: "Mr. Brigham Young's prospects are by no means flattering. His hot-bed of infamy and corruption is at last to be overhauled. The false prophet...has braved all hints at extermination, stands an uncommonly good chance of finding his power suddenly v... See More  

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666640

Holding slaves in Ohio...

Item #666640

April 24, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 24, 1857  Page 3 has a report from Cincinnati noting in part: "The Ohio Legislature...passed a bill making it a penitentiary offence to claim or hold slaves in Ohio, or undertake to carry away from the state as a slave any person of color. This is intended to prevent the operation of the Dred Scott decision..." and more.

Also a ... See More  

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666636

Mormon emigrants...

Item #666636

April 30, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 30, 1857  Page 3 has a brief but interesting article headed: "Mormon Emigrants" noting in part: "...a train...containing nearly one thousand Mormons, on their way to Great Salt Lake, passed through the Central depot..." with a bit more.

Also: "A Theologian on Slavery".

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673387

A sports-themed newspaper... Large bull fighting print...

Item #673387

January 29, 1859

NEW YORK CLIPPER, Jan. 29, 1859  Basically a sports-themed newspaper with a great, sports-themed masthead. Among the reports inside are: "The Ring" "The Turf" "Fistiana" "Pedestrianism" "The Game of Chess" "Chequers Or Draughts" "The Trigger" "Canine" and more.

The back page has a rather large print of: "Bul... See More  

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673357

John Brown & the Harper's Ferry insurrection...

Item #673357

October 31, 1859

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 31, 1859  The top of the front page has column heads: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "The Trial of John Brown, Charged with Conspiracy, Treason and Murder" "Conclusion of the Evidence" "Summing Up For the Prosecution" "Interesting Interview Between Old Brown & the Virginia Soldiers" "Official Reports of the Fi... See More  

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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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673313

Beauregard's letter of praise on the Battle of Manassas...

Item #673313

August 07, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 7, 1861  This is one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in their dateline.

While the ftpg. is taken up with ads, inside has some very good war content including a lengthy item: "Notes, Facts and Queries for the People". This includes an interesting bit: "...Yes, in the eyes of Go... See More  

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673325
Item #673325

October 27, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 27, 1861  Much of the front page is taken up with a large & extremely detailed Civil War map headed: "Map Of Orleans And Surrounding Country...".

Among the ftpg. column heads on the war are: "THE REBELLION" "Additional Particulars of the Ball's Bluff Conflict" "Rebel Official Reports of the Affair" "The Battle of Ball... See More  

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673401

Baseball during the Civil War...

Item #673401

November 30, 1861

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Nov. 30, 1861  On the fourth page under "Out-Door Sports and  "Base Ball" is a summary and box score of a game between the Constellation and Waverly clubs played at the grounds of the of the Atlantic Baseball Club, at Bedford Long Island.

There are also the brief summaries and box scores of three other games, including one betwee... 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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673121

A battle near Prestonsburg...

Item #673121

January 16, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 16, 1862 This is one of just a few newspapers which printed in the dateline: "Confederate States of America". Among the reports are: "The Campaign Opening in Kentucky--A Battle Near Prestonsburg--8000 of the Enemy Defeated" "Gen. McClellan's Opinion About the Duration of the War" "Privateering & Naval Resourc... See More  

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673324

Civil War map of the Bowling Green, Kentucky, vicinity....

Item #673324

January 22, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD,  Jan. 22, 1862  The front page features a nice map titled: "THE CHIEF STRATEGIC POINT OF THE WEST. The Rebel Position in Kentucky..." showing the Bowling Green vicinity.

Among the one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE BATTLE OF SOMERSET, KY." "The Great Victory in Eastern Kentucky" "TOTAL ROUT OF THE REBELS" "Panic and ... See More  

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670354

Civil War map of Kentucky...

Item #670354

January 29, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 29, 1862  The entire front page is taken up with ads. The back page contains various Civil War news and has a battle map headed: "Map Of The Battle-Field and Surroundings" showing the area around Somerset & Mill Spring, Kentucky.

Among the column heads are: "The Battle at Mill Spring" "Additional Rebel Accounts" "Gen. Crittenden R... See More  

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670325

Two front page Civil War maps...

Item #670325

February 15, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 15, 1862  The front page is dominated by two nice Civil War maps, headed: "THE BRILLIANT VICTORY AT ROANOKE" and: "EDENTON AND ELIZABETH CITY".

First column heads report much on the war including events relating to the two maps. Some include: "The Integrity of the Union" "Brilliant Events in Pamlico Sound, on Pasquotank River, and in A... See More  

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677857

1862 - Brunswick, Georgia... Port Royal...

Item #677857

April 02, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1862

 

Port Royal
* Brunswick, Georgia
 
The front page has: "FROM THE SOUTHERN COAST", "AFFAIRS AT PORT ROYAL", "The Development of Union Sentiment in Florida", "Official Account of the Occupation of Brunswick, Georgia", "THE OCCUPATION OF BRUNSWICK", "NEWS FROM THE ADVANCE"
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673322

Intercepted letter from Beauregard indicates some hopelessness...

Item #673322

April 21, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1862  The front page features a nice map headed: "The Siege of Yorktown - Diagram of the Scene of the Engagement on Wednesday, April 16."

Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Union Forces at Falmouth, Commanding the City of Fredericksburg" "Gallant Achievement of General Augur"

A very interesting report: "Intercept... See More  

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673318

Terrific Civil War era map of New Orleans...

Item #673318

April 26, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 26, 1862  Most of the front page is taken up with a huge & terrific Civil War map headed: "IMPORTANT FROM NEW ORLEANS. Terrific Bombardment of Fort Jackson on the Mississippi---The Rebel Defenses at New Orleans". Related reports are on page 3.

Page 4 has another map: "The Engagement At Needham's Cut Off" with related text.

Complete in 12 pa... See More  

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673111

Latest news from the Confederate capital...

Item #673111

May 08, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 8, 1862  From the capital of the Confederate States of America. The front page includes: "Highly Important From the Peninsula" "Partizan Rangers" "Movements & Spirit of the War--The Fall of New Orleans--Attempt to Fire the Yankee Fleet..." "Pikes & Lances" and more on the Civil War. Page 2 begins with an in... See More  

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673113

A Yankee's opinion of Yankees...

Item #673113

July 11, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 11, 1862  The front page includes: "The Army of Richmond--Rumours" "The Campaign in Mississippi" "Yankee Marauders in King & Queen" "The White, and Negro Outlaws  at Sandy Point" "A Yankee's Opinion of Yankees" "Additional From the North" and much more.

Most of the back page is ta... See More  

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670028

Front page war print and a page 3 war map...

Item #670028

July 19, 1862

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, July 19, 1862  A desired yet rather scarce title from during the Civil War, as the front page occasionally featured a Harper's Weekly-like Civil War print.

This issue features on the ftpg: "Hoisting the Stars & Stripes by the Union Troops on the Corona Female College, Corinth, Mississippi" with some detail. Page 3 features a Civil Wa... See More  

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668412

Mormon emigrants... Horace Greeley on the Civil War...

Item #668412

August 07, 1862

THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Aug. 7, 1862  The front page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "The Republic: Its Perils and Its Prospects, by Horace Greeley" with much on his thoughts on the Civil War.

The ftpg. also has: "Trouble Brewing--Mormon Trains Stopped at Fort Laramie".

Page 2 has: "From The Indian Expedition" with much detail and taking nearly a f... See More  

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673307

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #673307

August 08, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 8, 1862  The front page has a wealth of reporting from the Civil War including: "Later From the North" "The Position on the Peninsula" "Yankee Description of Sunday In A Captured Town" "The Southern Treatment of Prisoners" "Stuart's Cavalry Again in the Enemy's Rear" "Movement of the Enemy ... See More  

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673306

News from the Confederacy...

Item #673306

August 09, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Aug. 9, 1862  This was one of a few newspapers from the Confederacy which printed: "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline.

Among the front page reports are: "From Mobile--Late News From Memphis--Probable Evacuation of the City" "the Fighting in East Tennessee" "Sale Of Negroes--High Prices" "Gen. ... See More  

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673112

Progress of the Civil War, in a Confederate title...

Item #673112

August 26, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 26, 1862  A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are: "From the Rappahannock" "From James City & Gloucester" "The Difficulty of Maintaining Free Governments" "Progress Of The War" " and some legal documents including: "An Act to Punish Drunkenness in the Ar... See More  

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666471

Much on the Civil War in a pro-South newspaper...

Item #666471

October 15, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 15, 1862  Among the various reports are: "Tests of Loyalty" "A Boston Negro's Opinion of the Proclamation" "Kirby Smith Captures a Train..." "McClellan on the President's Proclamation" and so much more.

Eight pages, very nice condition.



Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or th... See More  

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669856

Six issues with a Civil War-related print...

Item #669856

November 23, 1862

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A nice lot of 6 different issues from 1863, 1864 & 1865, each contains within a print related to the Civil War as well as a wealth of other prints not war-related.

Additionally there are news items from the war.

Each issue complete in 16 pages and in nice condition.

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673115

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #673115

December 09, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 9, 1862  Among the front page items are: "Evacuation of Winchester" "The State Line" "East Tennessee" "The Situation In The West" "Homespun" "City Intelligence" "Richmond Detectives in Washington" and other items including advertisements.

The back page features the lengthy editorial ... See More  

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172634

A centerfold view of Fredericksburg... Charles Dickens...

Item #172634

December 20, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 20, 1862  The full front page shows: "Identification of Indian Murderers in Minnesota by a Boy Survivor of the Massacre". Other prints inside include: "Belle Plains, on the Potomac--Burnside's Principal Commissary Depot" showing a long wagon train. Fullpg. has three prints: "Seminary at La Grange, Tennessee, Now Used as a Pr... 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.

Additional lots are available--inquire if multiple se... See More  

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673349

Civil War reports from Galveston...

Item #673349

January 12, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 12, 1863  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "Exciting News From Galveston" "Rebel Attack by Land and Water" "Gallant Defense by the Harriet Lane" "Rebel Force 5,000 Under Magruder" "Position Occupied By Bragg" "He Intends to Make a Fight at Tullahoma" "The Barbarity of the Enemy" &q... See More  

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673120

Rare Confederate title with a front page address by Braxton Bragg...

Item #673120

January 30, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, January 30, 1863  The ftpg. contains a: "Special Message of Gov. Vance" to the North Carolina General Assembly which begins: "With the flight of time great events have occurred & are now crowding upon us...the invaders of our state have concentrated a large force up on our coast & are again threatening our remaining seaports...... See More  

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677942

1863 Tuscumbia, Alabama... Enrollment of the Blacks...

Item #677942

April 30, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, April 30, 1863  Among the front page single-column heads are: "Opelousas Captured by Gen. Banks", "Immense Captures by Our Forces", "Charleston Still Threatened by Our Forces", "Progress of the Enrollment of the Blacks", "The Rebel Raid In Missouri", "Surprise & Defeat of Marmaduke's Advance Guard", "The ... See More  

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673114

On the Confederates establishing a navy...

Item #673114

May 27, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 27, 1863  The front page includes: "The Yankees In York River" "From Vicksburg" "An Act to Establish A Volunteer Navy" "Hostage Retained" & other items including many more Acts from the Confederate Congress.

The back page has a lengthy editorial concerning the war, focused on the Act noted: "It is to be h... See More  

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660643

Draft riots in New York City... Lee's post-Gettysburg retreat...

Item #660643

July 14, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 14, 1863 



* New York City draft riots

* Post Battle of Gettysburg

* Robert E. Lee's Army's retreat




The front page has nice, single-column headings on the New York draft riots, including: "THE DRAFT", "The Riot in the Ninth Congressional District", "Hqts. of the Provost-Marshal Burned", "The Draft Slips Destroy
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660644

New York City draft riots... News of the Fall of Vicksburg...

Item #660644

July 15, 1863

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, New York City, July 15, 1863.



* The New York City draft riots

* Re: the Fall of Vicksburg, Mississippi




This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration.



Under the one column, front page headline, "THE RIOT CONTINUED", are:  "Violence and Pillage", "General Rioting About t... See More  

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660597

The New York City Draft Riots... Attack on Charleston...

Item #660597

July 18, 1863

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, New York City, July 18, 1863.



* New York City Draft Riots

* Attack on Charleston, South Carolina




Among the one column headlines on the front page are: "THE RIOT",  "Quiet Restored and Business Resumed", "THE INSURGENTS SUBDUED", "Proclamation By Mayor Opdyke", "THE ATTACK ON CHARLESTON", and more (see photos). Ad... See More  

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673348

Fighting near Chattanooga...

Item #673348

October 09, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 9, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Chattanooga Shelled from Lookout Mountain!" "Rebel Accounts of the Engagement & its Results" "Mysterious Movements of the Enemy" "Disastrous Fate of the Overland Expedition to Idahoe" "Capt. Fiske's Party Massacred by the Sioux" "Advance of... See More  

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673347

The losses at Chickamauga...

Item #673347

October 19, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 19, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Gen. Rosecrans's Army" "Probable Attack on Bridgeport, Tennessee" "Federal and Rebel Losses at Chickamauga" "Gen. Meade's Army Reported within the Defenses of Washington!" "Lee's Supposed Movement Toward the Shenandoah and Maryland" and mor... See More  

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666004

Dispatch signed by Braxton Bragg...

Item #666004

October 27, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 27, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Later From The South" "Richmond Views of Recent Military Operations" "More About Lee's Last Failure' "The Scared Confederates in East Tennessee" "Jeff. Davis Rebuked for Lauding Bragg" "Another Rebel Victory" plus a dispatch signed in type: Bra... See More  

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673346

General Meade relieved of his command...

Item #673346

October 28, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 28, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "News From Virginia" "General Meade to Be Removed from Command" "Reported Recrossing of the Rappahannock by Lee" "From East Tennessee" "Severe Fight Near Philadelphia" "The Rebels Driven from the Field" and much more.

Eight pages, nice condit... See More  

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673344

Capturing the Rio Grande during the Civil War...

Item #673344

December 28, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 28, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Loss and Recapture of the Valley of the Rio Grande" "Value of the Possession" "The Revolt at Fort Jackson" "Guerrilla Operations in Western Tennessee--Fight Near Princeton--Eighty Men Killed".

Eight pages, minor wear at the spine due to disbinding, good conditi... See More  

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673317

Civil War map of Western Virginia...

Item #673317

January 10, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 10, 1864  The front page features a very detailed Civil War map headed: "General Early's Failure. Scene of the Recent Rebel Failure in Western Virginia".

Among the front page column heads: "Capture of a Rebel Official Document Detailing the Recent Plans of General Early" "The Affair At Jonesville" "The Recent Raid Upon Petersburg&q... See More  

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673316

Huge map takes half of the front page...

Item #673316

March 06, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, March 6, 1864  The front page is dominated by a huge & very detailed Civil War map headed: KILPATRICK'S CAVALRY EXPEDITION" with further text.

Among the ftpg. first column heads: "KILPATRICK'S EXPEDITION" "Brilliant Movements of the Union Cavalry Forces" "Their Dash Through the Rebel Territory" "General Kilpatrick Shells th... See More  

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673315

Two front page graphics...

Item #673315

April 26, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, April 26, 1864  The front page has two graphics, a two column diagram of: "The Rebel Ram Albemarle...which Compelled the Surrender of Plymouth." being a cross section of it; plus a one column map of the vicinity of Plymouth, North Carolina.

Among the first column heads are: "North Carolina" "The Surrender of Plymouth to the Rebels" "General... See More  

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666360

The Indian campaign in New Mexico....

Item #666360

April 30, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, April. 30, 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.

Most of the ftpg. is taken up with various reports from several theaters of the war. Among the various reports on the inside pages are: "Cavalry Achievements" "Indian Campaig... See More  

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672640

Lincoln is formally nominated for another 4 years...

Item #672640

July 08, 1864

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, July 8, 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.

The front page has: "The Presidential Nomination" concerning Lincoln, which includes the letter to Abraham Lincoln noting near the beginning... See More  

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672150

Fourteen issues of the Saturday Evening Post from the Civil War...

Item #672150

September 10, 1864

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, 1864-1865  A lot of 14 issues of this famous publication when it was a newspaper, but more commonly known when it was a magazine of the 20th century.

Eight pages with just several paragraphs of Civil War reporting on page 3, otherwise mostly literary content. All but 3 issues have a print on the front page as well. Never-trimmed margins, some mild mar... See More  

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677943

General Sherman pressing General Hood... Slocum possesses Atlanta...

Item #677943

October 19, 1864

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 19, 1864



* General William T. Sherman
* Atlanta, Georgia
 
The frontpage headlines include: "GEN. SHERMAN'S ARMY", "Hood Trying To Escape", "Sherman Pressing Him Closely", "Gen. Slocum in Possession of Atlanta", and much more. See images for details. Additional Civil War-themed content found
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677856

Sherman's advance.. Nashville, Tennessee...

Item #677856

December 08, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 8, 1864  
 
* William T. Sherman's march to the sea
* Third Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee
 
Among the front page column heads are: "SHERMAN'S PROGRESS", "Rebel Reports of His Whereabouts", "His Cavalry on the Savannah River", "Where He Will Probably Cross that Stream", "Rebel Fe
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671066

The latest on General Sherman...

Item #671066

December 12, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 12, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S CAMPAIGN" "Continued Boasting of the Rebel Organs" "Assertions that He can Never Reach Savannah & that He has Reached It" "The War In Tennessee" "Army of the Potomac" "Views of a Rebel Governor" "The Policy of Arming Negroes... See More  

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671107

Nashville...

Item #671107

December 21, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 21, 1864  Among the first column heads on the Civil War are: "NASHVILLE" "The Fruits of General Thomas' Splendid Victory" "9,000 Prisoners Captured" "3,000 Rebel Wounded Captured at Franklin" "Reported Defeat of Breckenridge by Stoneman" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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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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172854

General Sherman dines in Savannah...

Item #172854

January 28, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 28, 1865  The front page prints include: "The Ocean Monitor 'Dictator' ", "Hon. William Dennison, Postmaster General" and "General H. W. Slocum". Inside has a full page print: " 'Tween Decks After Action--News From Home".

Other prints include: "New Year's Day in Savannah--General Sherman's... See More  

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673327

Sherman unopposed... The Captain Beall/Lincoln/Booth connection...

Item #673327

February 25, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 25, 1865  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "WILMINGTON" "Our Troops in Possession of the City" "Battle & Rout of the Rebels" "General Terry in Pursuit of Hoke's Troops" "SHERMAN" "His March Unopposed" "The Capture of Columbia Very Unexpected at Richmond" "Groans ... See More  

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673326

Great Civil War issue for display...

Item #673326

March 14, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, March 14, 1865 The ftpg. features a huge Civil War map headed: "SHERIDAN'S IMPORTANT OPERATIONS. Where Sheridan Went & What He Accomplished---Immense Destruction of Rebel Roads & Supplies."

There is a great number of one column heads on the ftpg. including; "SHERMAN" "Important Rebel Reports" "Kilpatrick Driven from His Camp by Hampt... See More  

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673208

Richmond falls... End of the Civil War is near... President Lincoln confirms...

Item #673208

April 04, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, April 4, 1865  This is one of the more graphic issues of the Times from the entire Civil War, obviously celebrating the triumphant report of General U.S. Grant capturing the capital of the Confederacy. With this event the end of the Civil War was but days away.

The dominating feature of the front page is the great engraving of an eagle with a banner reading "Richmond ! &... See More  

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673209

A rare edition we have never encountered before...

Item #673209

April 15, 1865

EVENING EDITION OF THE TRIBUNE, New York, April 15, 1865  A fascinating edition of this famous newspaper which typically reported the assassination of Lincoln on page 4. But this unusual four page (more typically 8 pages) "Extra" edition has a front page heading as noted above, with the top of the first column presented like a mini-broadside:

      &nb... See More  

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673381

On the death of Abraham Lincoln... A reward for Booth...

Item #673381

April 21, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1865  Pages 1, 4, 5 and 8 are black-bordered in memory of the death of President Lincoln. The first column on the front page has heads: "THE ASSASSINS" "Capture of One of the Murderers" "Atzerot Arrested Near Baltimore" "Booth & the Other Accomplices Still at Large" "Efforts to Secure Their Arrest"  "$50... See More  

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673379

Dedication ceremonies at the Bull Run battlefield...

Item #673379

June 13, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, June 13, 1865  Front page first column heads include: "Bull Run" "The Final Victory on the First Battle Field of the Rebellion" "The Dead Heroes of Manassas" "Interesting Ceremonies of Dedicating the Monuments Marking the Resting Place of Our Braves" "The Herald's Special Report of the Proceedings" "The Rush From Wash... See More  

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673173

Horrible conditions of the Andersonville Prison...

Item #673173

September 10, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 10, 1865  The first column heads include: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "Evidence of the Infernal Spirit of Gen. Winder" "Official Document by a Rebel Inspector-General" "He Says Winder Openly Proposed to Starve Men to Death" "That Was Cheaper than to Build a Larger Stockade" "The Prison Denounced as Horrible Beyond Descript... See More  

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677460

Trial of the Andersonville Prison warden...

Item #677460

September 13, 1865

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 13, 1865  Among the front page column heads are: "THE WERZE TRIAL" [Wirz, the Andersonville prison warden], "List of Witnesses for the Defense" "More Evidence From Union Soldiers" "He Whips More Men Than Gen. Johnston" and: "South Carolina" "Meade & Gillmore at Columbia" "The Cotton Trade at Sava... 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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673397

Print of a baseball player...

Item #673397

August 18, 1866

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Aug. 18, 1866  Inside has a nice one column print of baseball player: "G. A. Flagg, Cambridge B.B. Club, Cambridge, Mass." with a related article headed: "Our Base Ball Illustrations" .

The front page has a nice print captioned: "The Town of Heart's Content, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland, the Terminus of the Atlanti... See More  

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673419

Frederick Douglass and the 'white radicals'...

Item #673419

October 01, 1866

LANCASTER INTELLIGENCER, Pennsylvania, Oct. 1, 1866 Among the articles: "The Irish Who Vote Now & the Negroes Who Will Vote Soon" and: "Fred. Douglass--How He Was Received by the White Radicals" which is mostly a large quote of his speech in Rochester.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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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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669932

On the creation of the Dominion of Canada, 1867...

Item #669932

July 02, 1867

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, July 2 and 3, 1867   A pair of issues each containing a report concerning the creation of the Dominion of Canada, one article headed: "Kingdom of Canada" and the other: "From Canada which lists the Ministers of the newly formed Dominion of Canada.

Each issue complete in 4 pages and in nice condition.

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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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670483

A West Coast newspaper reports the completion of the transcontinental railroad...

Item #670483

May 26, 1869

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, May 26, 1869  The front page has most of a column taken up with the: "Celebration in Honor of the Completion of the Pacific Railroad" Among the subheads are: "The Last Tie" and: "The Last Spike", describing what these ceremonial pieces, including the tie: "Is made of a very elegant log of the beautiful California laurel wood.... See More  

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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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673290

Death of Robert E. Lee, in a Southern newspaper...

Item #673290

October 13, 1870

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Oct. 13, 1870  All columns on pages 2 & 3 have black mourning rules for the death of Robert E. Lee.

Among the articles inside are " Dead" which has near the beginning: "...with the mournful intelligence that Robt. E. Lee is no more. This sad announcement will wring a wail of grief from millions of hearts..." with the balance tak... See More  

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673116

A Jewish view of Jesus...

Item #673116

February 26, 1871

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 26, 1871  The back page contains a fascinating article under the heading: "The Origin Of Christianity" "Rev. Dr. Wise, of Cincinnati, on the Apostle Paul--The Religion of Jesus from a Jewish Point of View" beginning: "The last of an interesting series of lectures by Rev. Dr. Wise, of Cincinnati, an eminent Jewish rabbi, on the origin of Christiani... See More  

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677854

Meridian race riot of 1871... Ku Klux Klan...

Item #677854

March 07, 1871

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 7, 1871



* Meridian MS Mississippi

* Race riot - Freedmen

* KKK Ku Klux Klan




The bottom of page 5 has small one column heading: "Fatal Affray In Mississippi", followed by brief text - this being 1st report coverage on the Meridian, Mississippi race riot.

Other news of the day and period advertising is found throughout.

Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wea... See More  

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173504

Hunting for Easter eggs...

Item #173504

April 15, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 15, 1871 Three front pg. illus. pertaining to "Scenes in Paris During the German Occupation" including: "An Object of Curiosity in the Champs Elysees," "The Penalty of Speaking to a German Soldier" and "The Germans at the Tuileries." Inside: A full pg. illus. of "Scenes in Paris During the German Occupation-Waiting f... See More  

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673154

The change in Grant's character...

Item #673154

April 20, 1871

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, April 20, 1871  Page 2 has: "The Ku Klux Bill" as well as: "The Change in Grant's Character" which takes almost an entire column.

Four pages, large folio size, some damp staining, minor tears at margins. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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673109

Clam bake... Mining in Colorado...

Item #673109

July 15, 1871

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 15, 1871 The front cover contains a half page illustration "Yachting  - At the Helm" along with two smaller illustrations of the Cape May Regatta prizes.

Within the issue is a full page contain two prints of the Clam Bake at Round Island, Connecticut; a nearly half-page print of the Gulch Mining at Clear Creek Canyon, Colorado; a half ... See More  

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673160

Early & very nice newspaper from San Diego...

Item #673160

September 29, 1871

SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, Sept. 29, 1871  Very early from San Diego--a volume 2 issue--when the population was just 2300, with a nice engraving of the harbor in the masthead. 

Page 2 has an editorial concerning: "The President's Message".

All four pages have various news tidbits of the day, including local, regional, and national reports.

Four pages, 12 by 18 in... See More  

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677819

Aftermath of the Great Chicago Fire... Nast's "The Tammany Tiger Loose"...

Item #677819

November 11, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 11, 1871 



* Great Chicago Fire of 1871

* Thomas Nast's "The Tammany Tiger Loose"




The full front page is taken up with 9 scenes of: "The Ruined Churches of Chicago". Another full page shows the ruins of Chicago after the fire, plus a half page as well.

The double page centerfold is a very famous political cartoon by Thomas Nas... 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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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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671896

Frederick Douglass' 'eloquence' at the Colored Convention...

Item #671896

April 14, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, April 14, 1872  Page 12 begins with column heads: "NATIONAL COLORED CONVENTION" "Fred Douglass, the Great African Light, in His Element" "Fred's Eloquence Inexhaustible" "A Review of the Horrors of Slavery & the Beauties of Freedom" "The Clans Completely Silenced" "He May Vote for Grant, but He Will Worship Sumner... See More  

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673151

Wealth of Mormon content... The Colored Convention...

Item #673151

April 14, 1872

NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1872  Front page first column heads have: "THE MORMONS " "Inside View of the Political Struggles in Utah" "What a Gentile Has to Say-The Aims of the Mormon Leader-Why They Seek Admission to the Union-Interesting Statements" with the report taking 3 columns.

Among the subheads are; "Polygamy Not The Chief Grievance" &q
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670919

Livingstone's exploration of Africa...

Item #670919

August 27, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 27, 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 o... See More  

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673133

Nice map of the Boston fire...

Item #673133

November 11, 1872

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 11, 1872  The front page is dominated by a very nice & large: "MAP OF THE BURNT DISTRICT. Showing the Extend of the Great Fire in the City of Boston, Covering 65 Acres of Ground and 700 Buildings." Plus nice first column heads as well including: "BOSTON" "Terrible Work of the Fire Fiend" "An Accurate Account of the Destruction" ... See More  

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673301

From the Arizona Territory...

Item #673301

February 27, 1875

ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Arizona Territory, Feb. 27, 1875  Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this issue is among our last.

A nice assortment of news articles including: "Loss By Indians--Claims for Depredations by Indians..." "Local Mining Affairs" "Pueblo Viejo Valley" "Texas and Pacific Bill" and more.

Four pages,... See More  

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673425

New York pawnbrokers...

Item #673425

May 06, 1875

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, May 6, 1875  The full ftpg. is a political cartoon of: "The Belligerent Speaker of New York's House of Commons", Jeremiah McGuire.

Among the prints inside are 7 concerning: "New York Pawnbrokers" "The Flower Seller" " 'Rapid Transit' In Berlin" and a few more.

Eight pages, some minor margin tears, nice conditio... See More  

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644266

The National League is created...

Item #644266

February 07, 1876

NEW-YORK TIMES, Feb. 7, 1876  On page 2 under "Base-Ball" is a report about a meeting held in New York resulting in the establishment of the National League.

The report begins: "A meeting of the managers of all the professional base-ball organizations in the country, excepting the Philadelphia Club, was held at the Grand Central Hotel on Wednesday, Feb. 2..."
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673417

By the Shaker Community...

Item #673417
THE SHAKER, Shakers, New York, and Shaker Village, New Hampshire, September, 1876  A monthly publication "Published By The United Societies" for those in the Shaker community, quite famous today for the style of furniture they produced.

Much religious content including: "Our Saviour" "Discipline of Goodness" "Is Woman Any Longer Responsible?" "Spi... See More  

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673099

Early Hawaii newspaper...

Item #673099

November 01, 1876

THE FRIEND, Honolulu, Hawaii, Nov. 1, 1876  It is rare to find Hawaiian newspapers from the 19th century, and this was the first newspaper & literary magazine published by pioneers not native to Hawaii. This newspaper has a somewhat religious theme, but with other content as well.

The masthead is quite ornate and includes two engravings.

Complete in 8 pages, 9 by 11 3/4 inches, minor ch... See More  

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668838

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

Item #668838

July 23, 1877

GOLD HILL DAILY NEWS, Gold Hill, Nevada, July 23, 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 and advertisement... See More  

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673044

Death of Brigham Young, and three more Mormon reports...

Item #673044

September 06, 1877

AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, Sept. 6, 1877  Page 7 under "Items Of News" has 4 Mormon items, one noting: "Brigham Young died on the 29th ult. after a brief attack of cholera morbus & inflammation of the bowels. He was buried on Sunday, the 2d."

Another has: "Brigham Young discouraged free schools, but he sent several of his children to the best educa
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673305

This town was founded during the California Gold Rush...

Item #673305

November 16, 1878

THE MOUNTAIN MESSENGER, Downieville, California,  Nov. 16, 1878  Downieville is a very small town at 3,000 ft. elevation in Northwestern California. It was founded in late 1849 during the Calif. Gold Rush, first known as "The Forks" for its location at the confluence of the Downie River and the North Fork of the Yuba River. It was soon renamed after Major William Downie, the to... See More  

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673409

Very graphic masthead...

Item #673409

March 22, 1879

THE PIONEER, San Jose, California, March 22, 1879  The masthead notes: "Devoted To The Interests Of The Pioneers of California And the Resources of the Golden State." The masthead is one of the more graphic we ave seen featuring three vignettes, one of settlers traveling, one of a bar, and another of a detailed mining scene.

This title is not recorded in Gregory's "Union L... 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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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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648226

The sensation of Lily Langtry...

Item #648226

November 05, 1882

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 5, 1882  The back page has over a full column headed: "THE LANGTRY LUNACY" "New Yorkers Going Crazy Over the Beautiful English Actress" "Her Popularity 'greatly Increased by the Park Theater Fire...". Look up Lily Lantry on the web. She was the sensation of the day, sort of the Elvis Presley of the 1880's.

Sixteen pages, ni... See More  

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638752

Horse thieves, cattle thieves, a murderous outlaw: life in the Wild West...

Item #638752

December 07, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 7, 1883  Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West, much more than any found in eastern newspapers.

The top of page 2 has: "Calendar of Crime" "Middleton's Gang of Horse-Thieves Exterminated by Vigilantes" "Young Ker ... 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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657291

Displayable locomotive print...

Item #657291

May 16, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 16, 1885  The front page has a large print of: "Standard Passenger Locomotive of the New York, New Haven, and Hartford R.R." along with an accompanying article.

Among other articles within this issue: "Whale Captured at Vadso, August 15, 1884" with two illustrations.

Complete in 16 pages, an unrelated inside leaf has a corner
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673122

Nice print of the Chicago baseball team...

Item #673122

June 06, 1885

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 6, 1885  Certainly the most notable print in this issue is the page 5 half page print captioned: "Illinois--The Chicago Baseball Club" showing the entire team in uniform, with a nice article on them on another page.

This is a very nice print, and increasingly rare to find such early baseball images in the illustrated newspapers.

Other... See More  

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677855

Incorporating the city of Pittsfield, Massachusetts...

Item #677855

May 12, 1886

PITTSFIELD EVENING JOURNAL--SUPPLEMENT, Massachusetts, May 12, 1886 



* Creating the city charter 

* Pittsfield, MA charter




This is a significant "Supplement" issue for the city of Pittsfield, as most of the front page is taken up with:



"THE FULL TEXT" "Of The Proposed City Charter" "An Act to Incorporarte the City of Pittsfield" as the on... See More  

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673292

Hanging of the four anarchists of the Haymarket Riot...

Item #673292

November 17, 1887

GREENSBORO NORTH STATE, North Carolina, Nov. 17, 1887  The front page has a detailed account of the hanging of the 4 anarchists of the Haymarket Riot, Spies, Fischer, Parsons, and Engel. Included are prints of each, as well as a print: "Preparing the Gallows".

The column heads: "THE DROP FALLS" "Spies, Parsons, Fischer and Engel Swung Into Eternity" "Unmove... See More  

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673170

Very first appearance of Walt Whitman's poem "A Prairie Sunset"...

Item #673170

March 09, 1888

NEW YORK HERALD, March 9, 1888  Page 6 has a poem titled: "A Prairie Sunset", signed in block type, WALT WHITMAN .

This is the very first appearance of this poem as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive. It is very significant as such.  It would later appear in his noteworthy compilation, "Leaves of Grass".

Complete in 12 pages, light toning with more at the edges, a... See More  

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175278

Easter morning... Indian print by Remington...

Item #175278

March 31, 1888

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 31, 1888  The front page print: "Judge Walter Quintin Gresham". Two half page prints: "The Railroad Disaster to the West India Mail Near Blackshear, Georgia" and "The Remains of General Paez Lying in State in the New York City Hall".

Doublepage centerfold: "Easter Sunday Morning Among the Moravians at Bethlehem, Pennsylv... See More  

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673153

Southern heroes from the Civil War...

Item #673153

May 10, 1888

GREENSBORO NORTH STATE, North Carolina, May 10, 1888  The front page has many column illustrations relating to the Civil War including prints of: "Gen. Stonewall Jackson" "Gen. Lee" "Gen. Joe Johnston" "Gen. A. P. Hill" plus others as well. Page 7 has more prints as well.

Eight pages, very nice condition.

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673388

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

Item #673388

June 23, 1888

THE OLD CAPITOL, Columbia, Texas, June 23, 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.

Included as well is t... See More  

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669507

Jack the Ripper stalks London... In a London newspaper...

Item #669507

October 06, 1888

THE TIMES, London, England, October 6, 1888  During the last half of 1888 the East End of London, primarily the Whitechapel district, was terrorized by a murderer who came to be known as Jack The Ripper. His infamous & brutal crime spree was reported in newspapers around the world--indeed, most American newspapers from 1888 reported his deeds.

But certainly the very best newspaper to fin... See More  

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673203

From rough & tumble Deadwood, Dakota Territory...

Item #673203

July 19, 1889

DEADWOOD DAILY PIONEER, Black Hills, (South Dakota) July 19, 1889  This city would arguably be--along with Tombstone & Dodge City--one of the more famous of all the towns from the rough & tumble days of the Old West, and only rarely do such issues come to light. It attracted larger-than-life Old West figures including Wyatt Earp, Calamity Jane, and Wild Bill Hickok (who was killed the... See More  

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671242

Louis Pasteur... The inventor of the Polka...

Item #671242

October 12, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 12, 1895  The front page features a photo of Louis: "Pasteur" with a lengthy article on him as well. Also on the ftpg. is an article: "The Inventor of  the Polka".

Other articles with illustrations include: "The Tool Steel Industry" "An Automatic Double Chisel Mortising Machine", a full page print of: "The ... See More  

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673392

Dramatic headline from the Spanish-American War...

Item #673392

April 23, 1898

THE BOSTON DAILY GLOBE--The Globe Extra! 8 O'Clock, April 23, 1898  A bold headline with a political cartoon featuring Uncle Sam: "SECOND PRIZE" "U.S. Warships Blockade Ports On Cuban Coast" with other subheads.

Complete in 12 pages but two leaves are bound out of order. Good condition.

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673416

Very first automobile advertisement...

Item #673416

September 10, 1898

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 10, 1898  A very significant issue in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" records that the first automobile advertisement ever published in America is on the back page (not the very first appearance, which was in the July 30, 1898 issue). 
The top of the back page has an advertiseme
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