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666863

Virginia sends its congratulations on the union of England & Scotland...

Item #666863

July 29, 1708

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 29, 1708  Near the top of the front page is a report noting in part: "The humble address of the President and Council of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia, in congratulation of the happy Union of the Kingdoms of England and Scotland..." presented to Queen Anne.

England and Scotland were formally combined into one Parliament creating Great Britain... See More  

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674966

Scarce title...

Item #674966

June 19, 1710

MEMOIRS OF LITERATURE, London, June 19, 1710



* Rare publication



A very uncommon title from England with no news of the day but rather editorials and literature reviews.  Four pages, minor tears at the wide, blank margin, otherwise in very nice condition, 8 3/4 by 13 1/4 inches. A nice opportunity to add this title to an early newspaper collection. ... See More  

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672379

The siege of Bergen-on-Zoom...

Item #672379
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1747  This issue features a full page plate which includes several illustrations. Plus over a full page is taken up with a sheet of music.

Articles include: "Letter of a Persian Spy" "Papists Charged with Irreligion & Cruelty" "Inconveniences of Hoop Petticoats" "Solar Eclipse Calculated" "Fren
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668848

How to maintain trade with America & the Caribbean...

Item #668848

February 19, 1757

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 19, 1757  Inside has over 1 1/2 pages taken up with a very detailed article on how to preserve the trade to North America, the Caribbean, and the coast of Africa. Photos show just portions.

Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, red tax stamp, very nice condition.

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679559

Handsome newspaper from the era...

Item #679559

September 28, 1767

THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, (spelled Gloucester today), England, Sept. 28, 1767  A handsome issue of the pre-Revolutionary War era, with two decorative embellishments in the masthead & ornate lettering in the title. The bottom of the front page has a red-inked tax stamp.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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659094

Capture of St. Lucia...

Item #659094

March 25, 1779

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, March 25, 1779 



* Capture of St. Lucia, West Indies

* Battle of Morne de la Vierge

* American Revolutionary War




Much of pages 2, 3 and 4 have a wealth of content concerning the capture of St. Lucia in the Caribbean, including the full text of the Articles of Capitulation and related correspondences.

The capture of St Lucia was the result of a campaig... See More  

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680566

Cornwallis Proclamation to dispel rumors...

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December 28, 1780

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, December 28, 1780



* Charles Cornwallis proclamation

* Revolutionary War original reading

* South Carolina




An inside page has from North Carolina: "A Proclamation" by Earl Cornwallis which mentions in part: "Whereas the enemies of his Majesty's government continuing to practice every artifice & deceit to impose on the minds of the people... See More  

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673654

Looks like terms for a peace ending the Revolutionary War are eminent...

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May 02, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, May 2, 1782 



* Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century

* From The Enemy




Inside has a letter from Paris mentioning: "...The day following they went to Dr. Franklin's hotel at Passy. From the frequent conferences they have since held with the American plenipotentiary...it is imagined that they are charged with a commission to settle the preliminaries for a g... See More  

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673956

How to trade with the Americans...

Item #673956

April 17, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 17, 1783 



* Post American Revolutionary War

* Trade with the enemy to resume ?




Page 6 has news from the House of Commons noting in part: "...Mr. Hussey wished that the Americans might be put on the footing of the most favoured nation, but still he thought that a duty ought to be laid on American oil; he believed that the bill would not give sat... See More  

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650131

Details of being confined in the Bastille, 6 years before the French Revolution....

Item #650131

July 15, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 15, 1783



* Bastille - fortress in Paris, France



Page 7 has an: "Extract from Memoirs of the Bastile", the famous Paris fortress that was used as a prison for political dissidents by the royals of France. Its storming in 1789 was the catalyst of the French Revolution.

The article has interesting details including: "...when a fresh victim is ... See More  

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671777

Fear that the new government in America will fail...

Item #671777

February 13, 1784

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Feb. 13, 1784 



* United States government to fail ?

* Post-Revolutionary War events




Page 4 has an interesting letter from Philadelphia to a friend in Glasgow noting in part: "Our government...is not yet well established; and I am really afraid that this country will experience some dreadful political convulsion before this desirable establishmen... See More  

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659436

An "Extraordinary" issue of this title...

Item #659436

April 23, 1790

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE EXTRAORDINARY, Boston, April 23, 1790  An uncommon single sheet "Extra" printing outside the regular cycle of this newspaper.

Half of the front page is taken up with detailed reports from the: "Congress of America" carrying over to page 2 as well.

Four pages, single sheet, very nice condition.

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669052

1797 Samuel Adams...

Item #669052

February 20, 1794

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 20, 1794 



* Proclamation signed in type by Sam Adams



Pages 1 and 2 contain an Act of the Mass. legislature as well as a document, both signed in type: Samuel Adams.

Page 2 has the latest report from Paris on the French Revolution, and page 3 has a report beginning: "A revolution is on foot in Louisiana. French inhabitan... See More  

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679560

Handsome newspaper from the era...

Item #679560

March 31, 1795

KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, March 31, 1795  A handsome issue of the 18th century, with two decorative embellishments in the masthead & ornate lettering in the title. Various British news & ads of the day.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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665553

From the temporary capital of the United States...

Item #665553

February 10, 1797

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Feb. 10, 1797 



* 18th century American publication



The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time, while the District of Columbia was under construction.

The front page is filled with advertisements including three illustrated ship ads. Inside has reports from the federal Congress.

Four pages, wide ne... See More  

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677328

Arrival of a slave ship at Savannah...

Item #677328

September 23, 1797

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York Sept. 23, 1797  



* Slaver ship Agenoria (Brig)

* African slaves trade - slavery

* Savannah, Georgia arrival




Page 3 has an interesting report from Savannah with a tongue-in-check heading: "The Land Of Liberty!!  A Curiosity!!!", the report noting: "Just arrived from Cape Mount on the ...coast of Africa, the ship Agenor... See More  

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679233

Launch of the U.S. brig President Adams...

Item #679233

August 07, 1799

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Aug. 7, 1799  Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Robespierre--The Detested", the famous name from the French Revolution.

A page 2 item from Pittsburgh has: "A new brig, the property of the United States, called President Adams, was launched on Rouge River, six miles from Detroit...She carries 18 guns & is remarkably ha... See More  

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672566

Paul Revere as President of the Board of Health...

Item #672566

June 28, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 28, 1800 



* Paul Revere

* Board of Health




Page 3 has a report from  the: "Health Office" which is signed in type by its President: Paul Revere

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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666978

The Treaty of Amiens is a temporary lull in the French Revolutionary Wars...

Item #666978

May 18, 1802

BALANCE &COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, May 18, 1802 



* Treaty of Amiens signed

* French Revolutionary Wars

* Joseph Bonaparte & Marquess Cornwallis




Breaking news on page 7is headed: "PEACE! ! !" with the report reading: "We have received OFFICIAL INFORMATION that the DEFINITIVE TREATY WAS SIGNED AT AMIENS ON THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MARCH, by the Pl
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675069

The Jefferson/Callender situation...

Item #675069

September 30, 1802

THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Sept. 30, 1802 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* James Callender squabble




One of the more decorative mastheads of the early 19th century.

Over a full column of the front page is taken up with: "Callender's Fine"...Of The Facts" concerning Thomas Jefferson pardoning the charges against James Callender, a one-time ally of Jefferson in ... See More  

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675070

America's first ventriloquist... Honoring Commodore Truxton...

Item #675070

November 23, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Nov. 23, 1802  Inside has an interesting article headed: "Mr. Rannie" with nice text on: "The celebrated ventriloquist..." with much on him. A website notes that Mr. Rannie is generally considered to be the first ventriloquist in America.

The same page has a brief report: "Tribute To Valor" celebrating co... See More  

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679563

Very early Charleston...

Item #679563

January 15, 1803

CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 15, 1803  A volume I issue (number 6) of this famous title from the South. The front page begins with the "Prospectus" of the newspaper, focusing on its intent, purpose, and style of the newspaper. Inside has an ad for slaves for sale, and one for a reward for a runaway slave.

Four pages, slightly irregular at the blank spine, damp stain at ... See More  

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677301

Uncommon and decorative title...

Item #677301

January 15, 1803

THE WESTMINSTER JOURNAL & OLD BRITISH SPY, London, Jan. 15, 1803



* Rare 19th century publication



I am not sure we've ever offered this title before. Two nice engravings in the masthead and a partial red tax stamp at the top.

Mostly British reports including an account of a mutiny.

Four pages, close-trimmed at the bottom affects some of the last lines at the bottom of the pages. Oth... See More  

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668138

The Chesapeake-Leopard Affair of 1807...

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November 23, 1807

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 23, 1807 



* Chesapeake-Leopard affair

* Naval engagement off Virginia




Page 3 has content concerning the Chesapeake-Leopard Affair with the British, including a lengthy letter signed in type by: Stephen Decatur, Jr.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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677270

Diplomatic attempts to prevent war, but the printed presumption would prove true...

Item #677270

June 06, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 6, 1812  Inside has the beginning of what would become a continuing article on: 'Paul Jones", the famed John Paul Jones. Also several correspondences under: "Public Documents" signed in type by: J. Monroe to Augustus Foster and Jonathan Russell, British & American diplomats respectively, all relating to what would become the War of 1... See More  

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677787

On the eve of war with England...

Item #677787

June 11, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 11, 1812  On the eve of war with England, this issue has some reports relating to our relations with the British. Some articles include: "The Armies - Gov. Hull is to Command the Western Army" "Latest from England" "Indian Hostilities" and more.

Four pages, light foxing, good condition.

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667226

Great article on the description of Wilmington, Delaware...

Item #667226

October 07, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 7, 1815  Simply a terrific issue on the history & description of "Wilmington, Delaware, And Its Vicinity". The article takes over 5 pages, and is followed by: "On the Probability of Human Life, in the Middle States, Particularly at Wilmington in the State of Delaware & its Vicinity."

Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, min... See More  

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681217

Death by duel of naval hero Stephen Decatur...

Item #681217

March 25, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 25, 1820  



* Stephen Decatur killed (1st report)

* United States Navy commodore

* Duel vs. James Barron




The ftpg. has an article with small head: "Melancholy Occurrence" which begins: "A duel was fought on Wednesday...between the victor of the Macedonian, Com. Decatur, and com. Barron who commanded the Chesapeake frigate...Th... See More  

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638113

Creating a Jewish city in the Niagara River...

Item #638113

September 10, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 10, 1825  One of the brief articles on the back page reads in its entirety: "An Hebrew city, to be called Ararat is to be laid off on Grand Island, N.Y., on the 15th or 18th instant, with masonic and military ceremonies. It will be located to face the mouth of the great canal." This was the project of newspaper publisher Mordecai Manuel N... See More  

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662328

The 'Trail of Tears'... William Lloyd Garrison...

Item #662328

June 02, 1830

HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, June 2, 1830  Page 2 has: "Removal of the Indians" which concerns the Indian Removal Act of 1830  which created the controversial Trail of Tears. Also on pg. 2: "Mr. Garrison" concerning the jailed William Lloyd Garrison, just a year before he would begin his famous newspaper "The Liberator". Included is a lette... See More  

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666721

Slaves executed... Several slave reward ads...

Item #666721

November 23, 1831

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 23, 1831 



* Slave advertisements from the Nation's Capital



The middle of the front page has a report noting in part: "...six negro slaves were executed at Wilmington on account of their connexion in the recent conspiracy..." with more.

The back page has four slave reward ads, with details.

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

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668160
Item #668160

May 28, 1833

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 28, 1833  One-third of the front page is taken up with the historic treaty of commerce and navigation with Russia, containing all 13 Articles and appropriate signatures in type, including: Andrew Jackson as President.

The back page begins with: "A New Plan For the Public Buildings In Washington" which has considerable detail, taking mos... See More  

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679350

On the funeral of King William IV of England...

Item #679350

July 07, 1837

THE TIMES, London, England, July 8, 1837  Page 5 has 2 1/2 columns taken up with reporting on the funeral of King William IV who died on June 20, headed: "His Late Majesty". Subheads include: "The Lying In State" and: "Embalming"

All columns of all 8 pages are black-bordered in "mourning" rules.

Good condition.

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679375

Much concerning the death of Elijah Lovejoy...

Item #679375

November 25, 1837

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 25, 1837 The back page has a lengthy letter from the Mayor of Alton, Illinois, written the day after the murder of famed abolitionist Elijah Lovejoy, with much reflection on the events. 

Following his letter are 8 other reports concerning Lovejoy's death as printed in other newspapers.

Four pages, scattered foxing. Folder size noted is for ... See More  

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679335

Themed on the military: the last issue...

Item #679335

July 30, 1841

CITIZEN SOLDIER, Windsor, Vermont, July 30, 1841  The motto in the masthead details its purpose: "Devoted to the Interests of the Militia, To Military Science and National Defense in General." This is the last issue of this short-lived newspaper lasting just 52 weeks issues from 1840-1841.

Among the various articles within are: "Fiery Flying Serpent" and a page 2 report: ... See More  

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678432

The newly invented telegraph described...

Item #678432

November 13, 1844

THE DAILY GLOBE, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1844  



* Samuel Morse

* Telegraph invention




Page 3 has a wonderful article on the newly invented telegraph, headed: "Morse's Magnetic Telegraph" and which begins: "We annex an article...relative to this wonderful discovery. It transmits information from this city to Baltimore and back again, a distance of 80 miles, almost i... See More  

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666739

The Battle of Monterrey...

Item #666739

March 02, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 2, 1847  An historic issue as page 2 has two-thirds of a column taken up with a nice report on the: "Battle of Monterrey" - Col. Garland's Report". This was a major a victory for the American Army.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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677196

Napoleon Buonaparte is re-interred at Paris...

Item #677196

June 26, 1847

THE DAILY CHRONICLE, Philadelphia, June 26, 1847  The front page has reports from the Mexican War headed: "Important From Vera Cruz" which has a subhead: "Texan Rangers". More reporrts on the Mexican War on page 2.

But the prime feature of this issue is the uncommonly large back page print headed: "Napoleon IN His Coffin at St. Helena, Surrounded By His Generals. Whe... See More  

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675081

News from the Mexican War...

Item #675081

September 24, 1847

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Sept. 24, 1847  Page 3 has; "The Battle of Mexico" as well as: "Latest News From Chihuahua" "Satisfactory stare of Things Between Americans & Mexicans--The Mexicans Adhere Rigidly to Col. Doniphan's Treaty" and: "From Santa Fe" with even more reports.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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679527

Stephen Girard and Zachary Taylor...

Item #679527

March 10, 1849

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 10, 1849  The front page features a print of: "Stephen Girard" with a lengthy biographical sketch of him. Also a print of: "Girard College" with a related article as well.

Page 2 has a somewhat large print headed: "THE INAUGURATION" showing the ceremonies, and: "THE INAUGURAL ADDRESS OF PRESIDENT TAYLOR" follo... See More  

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679228

1849 gold rush...

Item #679228

April 10, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 10, 1849 



* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners




Page three has "Gold" which begins: "We notice that many person doubt the reports of finding lumps, or pieces of pure gold, in California, of several pounds weight. We are assured... a lump of pure gold weighing thirty-two pounds, was discovered in a vein or seam of... See More  

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668197

Billy Bowlegs wants peace... A sea serpent...

Item #668197

September 01, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 1, 1849 



* Billy Bowlegs "Alligator Chief"

* Seminoles - Indians




The top of page 3 has a report from New Orleans noting: "...brings advices that...received a white flag, understood to be from Billy Bowlegs, the Seminole chief, expressing a desire for peace & proposing to hold a council at the next full moon...&quo... See More  

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675072

Engraving of the Seated Liberty dollar coin... The California Gold Rush...

Item #675072

December 19, 1849

THE DOLLAR NEWSPAPER, Philadelphia, Dec. 19, 1849  Interesting that the masthead features an engraving of the United States Seated Liberty dollar coin, in circulation at that time.

Page 2 has several reports concerning the California Gold Rush.

Four pages, large folio size, never bound nor trimmed, some margin wear.

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679518

On the death of John Calhoun... Selling slaves for emancipation...

Item #679518

April 13, 1850

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, North Carolina, April 13, 1850  The front page includes: "Another Blow at Disunion" "An Offer to Sell Slaves for Emancipation" and a lengthy, concluding: "Speech of Mr. Stanly, of N. Carolina" concerning slavery.

Page 3 has over half a column on: "The Death & Funeral of Mr. Calhoun" and: "The Scene In the Senate...on... See More  

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679526

Kosciusko's tomb at West Point...

Item #679526

April 24, 1852

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, April 24, 1852  The front page has a nice print of: "The Tomb Of Kosciusko, West Point".

Tadeusz Kosciusko was a Polish military engineer/leader who joined the American forces in 1776. He led the efforts to create fortifications at West Point.

Four pages, large folio size, several folds with minor wear at folds & margins, some damp staining... See More  

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679337

Relating to Uncle Tom's Cabin... The Fugitive Slave bill...

Item #679337

August 19, 1852

THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Aug. 19, 1852  Among the reports in this anti-slavery newspaper are: "Gen. Pierce and the Fugitive Slave Law". The back page has an ad for: "Little Eva, Uncle Tom's Guardian Angel. A song composed & dedicated to Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom's Cabin. Poetry by John G. Whittier..." with more.

This newspaper ... See More  

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669899

Published by P. T. Barnum...

Item #669899

April 16, 1853

THE ILLUSTRATED NEWS New York, April 16, 1853 



* Murderer Arthur Spring

* Phineas T. Barnum




The front page shows: "Arthur Spring - The Philadelphia Murderer" with related text regarding the murder which contains considerable discussion regarding capital punishment.

Inside has content with related images of: "The Baltimore Shot Works" "The Baltimore Lottery&quo... See More  

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679561

The famed Somerville Round House...

Item #679561

April 01, 1854

AMERICAN PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL, New York, April, 1854  Phrenology is a theory stating that the personality traits of a person can be derived from the shape of the skull. Although holding no validity today, it was a popular science in the mid-19th century and this periodical focused on it.

Perhaps of most interest is a very early print of the: "Circular House at Somerville, Mass." w... See More  

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678932

New invention for separating gold...

Item #678932

March 15, 1856

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 15, 1856  The front page features a nice print of a: "Machine For Washing & Separating Gold" with a related article headed: "Addison's Improved Gold Separator". Perhaps not surprising that just a few years after the California gold rush that relating inventions would come to fruition.

The balance of the issue is filled with var... See More  

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678571

First trans-Atlantic telegraph message: Queen Victoria to President Buchanan...

Item #678571

August 17, 1858

THE EASTERN ARGUS, Portland, Maine, Aug. 17, 1858



* Transatlantic telegraph cable

* 1st transmission - Atlantic Ocean




Page 2 has half a column with a report on the first telegraphic transmission across the Atlantic Ocean, headed: "Atlantic Telegraph!" "Queen Victoria's Message", her message to Buchanan reading: "Her Majesty desires to congratulate the President ... See More  

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679487

Emperor & Empress of Austria... Terrific print of the ship Vermont...

Item #679487

June 25, 1859

GLEASON'S WEEKLY LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, June 25, 1859  The front page has prints captioned: "The Emperor & Empress of Austria" and: "Life In Circassia". Page 4 has a huge & very nice print of: "The United States Line-of-Battle Ship Vermont" with an article on it.

Eight pages, ornate masthead features a large engraving of ship, with nice embelli... See More  

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676040

Japan visits the United States... Arctic expedition...

Item #676040

June 09, 1860

NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, June 9, 1860  Not just the front page but several pages inside have prints concerning the visit of the Japanese Ambassadors to the United States and the White House. 

Also within is an article: "Correspondence Between Heenan and Sayers", the famous boxers of the era. And several prints and an article concerning the Arctic Expedition, including a prin... See More  

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676348

The Rebels at Manassas...

Item #676348

June 16, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 16, 1861  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "The Rebels At Manassas" "The Retreat Of 

The Rebels" "They Destroy All They Can" "Going to Join Beauregard" "Heavy Artillery Going" and more on inside pages as well.

Eight pages, never er bound nor trimmed, very ni... See More  

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675349

The war for the Union... On Fremont's proclamation...

Item #675349

September 03, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 3, 1861  Among the Civil War reports on inside pages are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "The Response to Gen. Fremont's Proclamation" "How It is Received by the Government" which relate to General Butler issue an emancipation proclamation without proper authority.

Also: "The Condition of Affairs in Kentucky" ""Another Vi... See More  

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666536

Lincoln's letter to McClellan: editor's bias against the President...

Item #666536

January 21, 1863

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 21, 1863  Among the articles within are: "Special Message from President Lincoln" is on the ftpg. and signed in type: A. Lincoln. "Skinning Yankees Alive" "The Horrors of Missouri" "How the President Operates on the Negro Question in the 'Loyal Slave States' " "War News of the Week" "Negro Jollific... See More  

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679453

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

Item #679453

October 07, 1863

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

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

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674934

Civil War reports from Arkansas...

Item #674934

December 22, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 22, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "News From Arkansas" "Rebel Attack & Repulse at Port Gibson" "Expected Assault on Little Rock" "Reported Death of Longstreet and Surrender of his Forces" (untrue; he died in 1904); "Battle at Bean's Station" and more.

Eight pages, nice conditio... See More  

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678790

Fort DeRussey... General Burnside on General Grant...

Item #678790

April 02, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, April 2, 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 front page deals with reports on the capture of Fort De Russey, near the Red River. Other items inside include: "The Staff" "Life Boats for Vessels of War" &qu... See More  

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681423

Battle of North Anna...

Item #681423

May 27, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 27, 1864 



* Battle of North Anna

* Post Spotsylvania, Virginia

* Atlanta, GA - W.T. Sherman




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT CONTEST", "Latest Official Dispatches", "Lee Between the North & South Anna", "He Has A Very Strong Position", "Important Rumor  from Sherman",... See More  

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681427

Battle of Yellow Bayou... General Grant near Richmond...

Item #681427

May 28, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 28, 1864 



* Battle of North Anna - Virginia

* Post Spotsylvania Court House

* Battle of Yellow Bayou - Louisiana




Among the front page Civil War column heads are: THE GREAT CONTEST" "Lee Supposed to be Near the North Anna" "Grant But About a Day's March from Richmond" "Rebel Guerrillas In Our Rear" "All Quiet With Butler... See More  

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679352

Mosby raid... Cooper Institute...

Item #679352

October 15, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 15, 1864  The top of the first column has: "Lincoln And Johnson" "Meeting at the Cooper Institute" and "Great Enthusiasm". Another column has: "Army Of The James" with various war-related subheads.

Also on the ftpg: "Southern News--Another Speech from Jeff Davis" and Guerrilla Operations Against The Manassas Railroad"... See More  

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679367

Lincoln election results... Jefferson Davis on arming slaves...

Item #679367

November 12, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 12, 1864  Over two columns on the front page are taken up with reports headed: "The Election" and "The Result In New York" "Union Majority in the State Over Eight Thousand" plus it continues with some election results from six other states as well, some quite brief.

The results from New York show a county by county tally, showing Lincoln as ... See More  

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678951

General Sherman and his march thru Georgia...

Item #678951

January 21, 1865

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Jan. 21, 1865  



* General William T. Sherman print

* March to the sea - Georgia map




This famous British newspaper formatted much like Harper's Weekly has American content on the Civil War.

Page 3 has over half a column of news from: "America" including war events. Another page is taken up with 2 prints of: "Winter Sketches From New ... See More  

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679510

Lincoln's funeral & the end of the Civil War...

Item #679510

April 27, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 27, 1865  A wealth of column heads on both the end of the Civil War and Lincoln's funeral, etc., including the front page: "SHERMAN" "The Conference With Johnston" "General Sherman Aware of the Assassination of Mr. Lincoln Before the Conclusion of the Conference" "Johnston Originally Proposed to Surrender on the Terms Allowed Lee&q... See More  

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679509

Great reporting on the closing events of the Civil War...

Item #679509

May 21, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, May 21, 1865  A wealth of fine content on the closing events of the Civil War including front page: "JEFF. DAVIS" "The Southern Confederacy at Fortress Monroe" "Interesting Details of Their Capture" "Amusing Scenes at Jeff. Davis' Tent" "Tears & Lamentations" "South Carolina - The First Peace Meeting" "T... See More  

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679513

Civil War ends in South Carolina... Lincoln's conspirators...

Item #679513

June 07, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, June 7, 1865  The ftpg. includes: "THE SOUTH" "Closing Scenes of the War in the Palmetto State" "Popular Joy of the Chivalry at the End of the War" "Progress of Reconstruction" "The Army & Navy" & more. The back page has: "THE TRIAL" "A Witness for the Prosecution Charged with Corrupt Motives" "... See More  

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669616

A crank-motion shuttle sewing machine...

Item #669616

September 16, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 16, 1865  The front page has an article with 2 prints of: "Earle Harry Smith's Crank-Motion Shuttle Sewing Machine".

The balance of the issue is taken up with various articles on the latest inventions and mechanical improvements, a few with illustrations.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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666568

Great account of the closing events of the Civil War....

Item #666568

November 29, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 29, 1865  Page 2 has: "Wade Hampton to the People of South Carolina" and page 3 has: "JOURNEY OF THE CONFEDERACY" "The Dissolution of the Confederacy--Davis' Flight to Danville--Scenes at Danville--Sacking of the City--Society Dissolved--Scenes at Greensboro...Davis and Staff at Supper--Lincoln's Assassination...The Grave of&nb... See More  

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675689

A trip from the Missouri to the Pacific...

Item #675689

April 21, 1866

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, April 21, 1866  The conclusion of the Civil War brought with it an interest in expending west, so it would not seem unusual that articles that read like a 19th century travelogue would appear in newspapers of the day.

This issue has one on page 3, which was part of a larger series: "FROM THE MISSOURI TO THE PACIFIC" with subheads: "Equable Clime of Cal... See More  

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669920

General Custer in pursuit of the Cheyenne Indians...

Item #669920

April 22, 1867

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, April 22, 1867  



* General George A. Custer

* Indians - Native Americans




Page 3 has a report headed: "The Indians" which reports in part: "...met by over 300 chiefs & warriors who professed a desire for peace; but the same night the whole tribe abandoned their village...Gen. Custer's Cavalry were sent in pursuit...Indica... See More  

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675647

The Plains Indians... Building the Pacific Railroad...

Item #675647

October 23, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Oct. 23, 1867  The front page has: "The Indians" which reports from the Plains & at Fort Larned. Included as well is a letter from Fort Sumner, New Mexico concerning the Indian situation mentioning the Navajos, Apaches, and Utahs.

Page 6 has: "The Pacific Railroad" "Railroad Contractors Compelled to Carry On War--The Kansas Indians Fighti... See More  

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679334

Trouble with the Mollie Maguires...

Item #679334

June 10, 1875

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, June 10, 1875  The full front page is a political cartoon: "Cutting Themselves Off From The Party". Page 4 has 4 prints relating to the article: "The Mining Troubles - Prospectus of the Ending of the Strike--The Collision at Mahanoy City" with the prints captioned: "The Outbreak in the Pennsylvania Mining Region".

The reports on the ... See More  

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675640

Trouble with the Indians in Idaho...

Item #675640

June 08, 1878

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, June 8, 1878  The front page has: "The Indian Outbreak" "Latest News from Idaho--Col. Bernard in the Field in Pursuit of Hostile Indians".

The report notes in part: "...Five men scouting up the Braneau Valley found...settlers gathered at Robinson's ranch...valley had been raided by Indians...Colonel Bernard with sixty cavalry are ... See More  

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638658

Gamblers from the Wild West...

Item #638658

November 09, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 9, 1884  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 than found in eastern newspapers.

Page 7 has: "Frontier Gamblers" "The Games & Dealers of the Wild Southwest" & more. An interesting article on one of the iconic profe... See More  

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680657

Fire fighting...

Item #680657

May 23, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 23, 1885



* Fire Fighting



The front page of this issue has two illustrations titled "New York Fire Department Testing Devices For Throwing Life Lines Over Buildings". The article inside is titled "Unexplored Branch Of The Fire Escape Problem". There is an article with an illustration both titled "A Mammoth Steam Snow Shovel" pl... See More  

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668252

From West Baton Rouge...

Item #668252

May 29, 1886

THE SUGAR PLANTER, West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, May 29, 1886 



* From the deep South



A quite uncommon title from the South. We had a few issues from the first year of the Civil War. this this is the first of a post-war issue.

Various news & ads off the day, four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.... See More  

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678602

Grover Cleveland wins the Presidency...

Item #678602

November 09, 1892

THE KENTUCKY JOURNAL, Newport, Nov. 9, 1892



* President Grover Cleveland

* Presidential election




A very nice front page graphic on Grover Cleveland winning the Presidential race with double-column headlines including: "CLEVE & STEVE" "Sing, and Holler, Jump and Yell, Raise a Mighty Shout" with more. Prints of Cleveland and Adlai Stevenson as well.

Four pages archiva... See More  

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679523

Spanish-American War headline...

Item #679523

May 04, 1898

BOSTON EVENING JOURNAL, May 4, 1898  The ftpg. has much reporting on the Spanish-American War including banner heads: "SAMPSON'S FLEET HAS SAILED" "His Errand May Be Either to Take Puerto Rico or to Cut Off the Cape Verde Fleet".

Complete in 10 pages, good condition.

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680480

John Sherman death...

Item #680480

October 22, 1900

THE BULLETIN, San Francisco, October 22, 1900



* John Sherman - soldier and statesman

* Senator... Secretary of State... Secretary of  the Treasury 




The front page has three column headlines: "JOHN SHERMAN, SOLDIER AND STATESMAN, IS DEAD" and "Expired at His Home in Washington After a Lingering Illness That Gradually Undermined His Nervous System", with a n... See More  

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680547

Alexander Graham Bell...

Item #680547

May 02, 1903

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, from New York, dated May 2, 1903. The full front cover of the issue features a photo of "Alexander Graham Bell" which also features his signature below it. An article is content within.  Also within the issue is the latest Atlantic Line "Kaiser Wilhelm II".



This is a complete issue in 16 pages measuring approximately 11 x 16 inches and is in good co... See More  

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678758

Broadsheet "Extra" issue on the surrender of Port Arthur...

Item #678758

January 02, 1905

NEW FREE PRESS - EXTRA EDITION, Vienna, (Austria), Jan. 2, 1905



* Port Arthur, Manchuria surrenders (1st report)

* Russo-Japanese War




This broadsheet "Extra" is totally in German. The banner headline announces: "The Surrender of Port Arthur". This was a major event in the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-5.

Single sheet, older glue repairs ate the margins & central fold, ... See More  

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678909

The Scopes trial: evolution versus the Bible...

Item #678909

July 14, 1925

THE FRESNO MORNING REPUBLICAN, California, July 14, 1925



* Scopes Monkey Trial

* Dayton, Tennessee 

* William Jennings Bryan 

* Clarence Darrow




The front page has reports on the "monkey trial", the famous trial in Dayton, Tennessee, over evolution vs. the Bible.

One column heads include: "DARROW WANTS TO KNOW WHAT BIBLER MEANS" "Says Sects Disagreeing O... See More  

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680469

Auguste Piccard balloon altitude record...

Item #680469

August 18, 1932

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, August 18, 1932 



* Auguste Piccard, Swiss explorer 

* Ballooning - aviation altitude record broken
 



This 18 page newspaper has a seven column headline on the front page: "PICCARD SETS STRATOSPHERE RECORD" with subheads that include: "BIG BALLOON LANDS AT TIP OF LAKE IN ITALY" and more with related photos. This tells of ... See More  

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679231

United States Supreme Court Building cornerstone...

Item #679231

October 14, 1932

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 14, 1932 



* United States Supreme Court Building

* President Herbert Hoover laying the cornerstone




The top of the front page has a two column head: "Hoover Lays Supreme Court Cornerstone; Hughes and Davis Speak for Bench and Bar". First report coverage on President Herbert Hoover laying the cornerstone for the new United States Supreme Court Building in W... See More  

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680473

Lou Gehrig named 'Captain' of the Yankees...

Item #680473

April 13, 1935

THE NEW-YORK TIMES, April 13, 1935



* Lou Gehrig becomes Yankees team captain

* Early Joe Louis boxing match w/ photos




Page 12 has one column headlines: "GEHRIG NAMED YANK CAPTAIN" and "Big Lou Fills Role Left Vacant Since Babe Ruth's Regime"



Only a few men have ever held the title of Captain of the Yankees with Derek Jeter being the latest.



Also early reportin... See More  

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680477

Nile Kinnick and Iowa Hawkeyes...

Item #680477

July 23, 1940

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1940



* Nile Kinnick All-star votes

* Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football



This 40 page newspaper has small one column headings in the sport's section (page 25): "Kinnick Leads In Poll", "Iowa Halfback Has Most Votes for All-Star Eleven" See photo for brief text here.



Other news, sports and various advertisements of the day throughout... See More  

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679270

Labor union newspaper for the aircraft industry...

Item #679270

December 07, 1943

AIRCRAFT MACHINIST, Los Angeles, California, Dec. 7, 1943  From the midst of World War II, this is a in-house newspaper by the AFL, the 'Voice of Aircraft Labor" as noted in the masthead. Southern California was a hotbed of aircraft construction at the time.

Four pages, minor margin tears, good condition.

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678896

Nazi capital is captured...

Item #678896

May 03, 1945

THE STARS & STRIPES, Paris Edition, May 3, 1945 



* Nazis surrendering in Europe

* World War II - WWII

* Richard Jarczyk execution photo




A banner head above the masthead proclaims: "BERLIN IS TAKEN" and a banner head beneath the masthead: "Nazis Surrender In Italy" with various related heads on World War II. Also a photo of a German spy being executed. Several w... See More  

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680467

Japan Offers To Surrender...

Item #680467

August 11, 1945

NEW YORK TIMES, August 11, 1945 The front page of this issue features a 3 line banner head: "Japan Offers To Surrender; U.S. May Let Emperor Remain; Master Reconversion Plan Set" and subheads, plus a photo of a crowd in Times Square. Page 3 has the "Text of Tokyo Peace Offer".  Other news is within the issue as well.

This is the first section only (14 pages) with a bit of... See More  

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672733

From a remote island in the South Pacific...

Item #672733

September 19, 1945

WORLD OBSERVER, Biak Island, Sept. 19, 1945



* Rare military publication from a remote island



 A very uncommon "camp" newspaper from the South Pacific, actually a remote island just northwest of New Guinea.

During World War II it was a strategic airfield of the Japanese Army serving as a base for operations in the Pacific theater. American forces eventually captured the islan... See More  

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679265

How Berlin was divided just after the war...

Item #679265

September 28, 1945

NORDWEST-NACHRICHTEN, Germany, Sept. 28, 1945  A notable post-war newspaper--totally in the German language--concerning the creations of the four districts of Berlin, noting the American, British, French, and Russian districts, the latter to be known as East Berlin.

The title translates: "Northwest News - News Bulletin of the Allied Military Authority". The map caption translates: ... See More  

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678811

General Wainwright's story: a three issue set...

Item #678811

October 07, 1945

LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, California, a trio of issues for Oct. 7, 8 & 9, 1945, each containing a portion of General J. Wainwright's story on his imprisonment & the mistakes that were made in the Philippines. 

Each issue is the first section, generally good condition with a few very minor defects.

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679266

From Fiji: the 'first newspaper printed today'...

Item #679266

March 01, 1948

OCEANIA DAILY NEWS, Fiji, March 1, 1948  Given its location near the international dateline, it claims to be the: "First Paper Published In The World Today" as noted in the masthead. This is the volume 1, number 1 issue.

Tabloid-size, complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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680556

Trial of Axis Sally... Nazis broadcaster...

Item #680556

September 25, 1948

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 25, 1948 



* Mildred Gillars pleads not guilty 

* Axis Sally - trial for treason 

* Nazis broadcaster
 



This 32 page newspaper has small one column headlines on page 8: "TRIAL OF 'AXIS SALLY' SET" "Court Names Nov. 15--Accused Would Have Truman Appear"



Tells of the decision to go to trial as Mildred Gi... See More  

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678903

Death of King George VI in a London newspaper...

Item #678903

February 07, 1952

THE DAILY TELEGRAPH, London, February 7, 1952  



* King George VI death

* Queen Elizabeth II reigns

* Best title to be had ?




This is the: "8 Page Memorial Supplement". When it comes to Royal events we find it best to have the reports in a newspaper from the United Kingdom. Here is one.

The banner headline announces: "DEATH OF KING GEORGE VI" with various first colu... See More  

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679389

Coronation of Queen Elizabeth...

Item #679389

June 03, 1953

THE DAILY TELEGRAPH, London, England, June 3, 1953  The front page has a banner headline: "ELIZABETH II IS CROWNED" with subheads: "Splendour In Abbey Seen by Millions" "Queen 6 Times On Palace Balcony: Vast Crowds" and morel; Much coverage of the coronation, with a ftpg. photo of Queen Elizabeth with her husband, Princess Anne, and Prince Charles on the balcony.... See More  

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678841

First Braille newspaper in the western hemisphere...

Item #678841

December 02, 1957

THE WEEKLY NEWS, Boston, Dec. 2, 1957  This newspaper was the very first Braille newspaper in the entire western hemisphere, having begun in 1927 and is still "printing" today.

The top half of the front page is in English with raised type, the balance of the 28 page issue is totally in Braille.

Measures 10 by 12 inches, nice condition.

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681100

President Richard Nixon resigns...

Item #681100

August 09, 1974

DAILY NEWS, New York Aug. 9, 1974  A very dramatic front page with over half of it taken up with: "NIXON RESIGNS". The balance has: "Acts in 'Interest of Nation', Asks for End to Bitterness" and "Ford Will Take Oath at Noon, Kissinger Agrees to Stay On". Much coverage, with photos, on the inside pages and the back page.

Tabloid-size, complete in 88 pages... See More  

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677180

The inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris...

Item #677180

January 21, 2021

NEW YORK POST, Jan. 21, 1921



* A day of "firsts"

* Joe Biden sworn in as oldest president to-date

* Kamala Harris 1st female, 1st black, 1st South-Asian Vice-President


* Doug Emhoff 1st "second Gentleman" and first Jewish-American married to a President or Vice-President



The entire front page and pages 3-13 tell of the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President an... See More  

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