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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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667474

Jefferson's state-of-the-Union address to the Congress...

Item #667474

December 18, 1801

NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, Dec. 18, 1801 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* State of the Union Address




Half of page 2 is taken up with the: "President's Message" being Jefferson's first state-of-the-union address.

Interesting that it was not delivered in person but rather was distributed in paper form to members of Congress, with the address prefaced by a letter fro... 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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$17.00
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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674389

Full text of the Louisiana Purchase...

Item #674389

October 31, 1803

THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, October 31, 1803  The complete text of the Louisiana Purchase Treaty, with both conventions, is found on page 2. It is prefaced with an article headed: "Louisiana Treaty!" noting in part: "Yesterday...the Senate ratified the Louisiana Treaty, 24 votes in the affirmative and seven in the negative...We congratulate our fellow citizens on the pro... 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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668138

The Chesapeake-Leopard Affair of 1807...

Item #668138

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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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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679237

Exceedingly rare Napoleon occupation newspaper...

Item #679237

November 01, 1811

COURRIER D'AMSTERDAM or the COURIER VAN AMSTERDAM, Nov. 1, 1811



* Exceedingly rare Napoleon Bonaparte occupation newspaper



This was a daily newspaper published in Amsterdam during the French occupation of Holland. It is bilingual: half printed in French and half in Dutch. Two mastheads as well, one in each language.

In 1810 Napoleon Bonaparte annexed Holland to his empire, hence this ne... See More  

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649218

The War of 1812...

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

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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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677316

First of this title we have discovered...

Item #677316

May 16, 1813

DRAKARD'S PAPER: A LONDON WEEKLY JOURNAL, May 16, 1813  



* Rare publication



A quite rare title which lasted but 51 issues, this being issue no. 19, done by John Drakard, an English newspaper proprietor, publisher, and political radical, imprisoned for his journalism.

Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, 10 1/4 by 15 1/2 inches, full red tax stamp, very nice condition.... See More  

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677266

Treaty of Fontainebleau ends Napoleon's reign: banishes him to Elba...

Item #677266

June 19, 1814

BELL'S WEEKLY MESSENGER, London, June 19, 1814



* Treaty of Fontainebleau (1814)

* Napoleon Bonaparte's exile to Elba

* End of his rule as Emperor of France




 A quite historic issue as a full column on page 6--one-third of the page--is taken up with the Treaty of Fountainbleau, ending Napoleon's reign of Emperor of France, and banishing him to the island of Elba.

It is head... See More  

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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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664913

Constitution of the State of Indiana... Paoli monument...

Item #664913

October 04, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 4, 1817  Inside has what appears to be the entire text of the Constitution of the State of Indiana taking over 8 pages.

The front page has an interesting broadside-like graph and text concerning public expenditures in Great Britain, Ireland and the United States. Such graphics in this title are quite rare.

Also included is a resolution for the con... See More  

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667063

Number three on the "top ten" list of Supreme Court decisions...

Item #667063

March 20, 1819

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 20, 1819  Close to eight pages of this issue are taken up with what one website lists as number 3 of "The Ten Most Significant Supreme Court Decisions Of All Time" (#2 is Roe vs. Wade; #1 is the Dred Scott Decision).

This is the case of McCulloch vs. the state Maryland, the text headed: "Bank of the United States - In the Supreme Co... 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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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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667081

First Jews elected in Maryland...

Item #667081

October 14, 1826

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 14, 1826  One of the reports within has a small head: "The Jews" with the text including: "...that at the last election for members of our city council, two gentlemen of the Jewish persuasion were chosen by the suffrages of a large part of the citizens...Messrs. S. Etting and J. L. Cohen...They are he first Jews ever elected by the people to... 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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667086

Formation of the Mormon Church...

Item #667086

July 16, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 16, 1831 Page 17 has a fine and very early account of the formation of the Mormon church, headed: "Mormonism".

The bias against the Mormons is revealed in the report, which includes: "...certain knaves, pretending to have some holy writings hidden under a stone in Ontario county...started a new religion! The leaders make bold pretensi
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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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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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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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667092

Death of LaFayette... New Jewish synagogue... Sherath-Israel...

Item #667092

June 21, 1834

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 21, 1834  Page 11 has a very early report of the death of Lafayette: "...By a late arrival we learn that the good LAFAYETTE died on the 20th May in the 77th year of his age. The papers are filled with tributes of respect to his memory. He was the illustrious link between the past age & the present--the man of two worlds."  More de... 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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679484

One of the earliest newspaper mentions of Lincoln to be had...

Item #679484

August 12, 1837

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 12, 1837  An inside page has a report headed "Illinois" being an account of activities in the state legislature, with an inconspicuous--yet very significant--listing of "Lincoln" in the "negative" column of those who voted on a specific resolution.

This is a very early mention of Abraham Lincoln from when he was just 2... See More  

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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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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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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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670927

How gold was discovered at Sutter's Mill...

Item #670927

March 17, 1849

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 17, 1849 



* 1st discovery of gold in California account

* Sutter's Mill & James W. Marshall






Page 3 has a great article headed: "Interesting Account Of How the Gold Was Discovered in California". This is an interesting article, prefaced with: "...We extract the account they received from Capt. Sutter, the owner of the m... 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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678561

Working towards a constitution for California... All is not good in California...

Item #678561

December 10, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Dec. 10, 1849



* Monterey Convention

* California Statehood ?




 Over half of page 2 is taken up with: "The News From California", much of it having to do with the constitutional convention as they work towards statehood. Included as well: "To The People of California" and: "Proclamation To the People of California". ... 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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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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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
(50) 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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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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649284

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

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

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$18.00
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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$29.00
650774

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

Item #650774

June 17, 1852

FREDERICK DOUGLASS' PAPER, Rochester, New York, June 17, 1852



* Extremely rare publication



We are pleased to offer this exceedingly rare--and highly desirable--newspaper by the famed Frederick Douglass. This weekly title is the continuation of his newspaper "North Star" which began in 1847.

Douglass was perhaps the most famous 19th century African-American abolitionist who esc
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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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$34.00
649254

Westward expansion... Decorative masthead...

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

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$49.00
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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$33.00
675239

The first convention of clubs: the birth of organized baseball...

Item #675239

January 23, 1857

THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 23, 1857 



* Birth of organized baseball

* First convention of clubs




The back page has a report which could be considered the birth of organized baseball. And printed the day after the event happened!

The second column has an article headed: "Our National Sports" with subheads: "The Game of Base Ball--Convention of the Various Clubs Of the Ci... See More  

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$1,375.00
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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$32.00
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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$45.00
649226

Large & ornate masthead from the Civil War...

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

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$28.00
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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172528

A slave map of Georgia...

Item #172528

December 14, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 14, 1861  The entire front page is taken up with: "A Chart Map Of Georgia, Showing The Percentage of Slaves In Each County." Inside has a full page with seven: "Scenes in & Around Beaufort, South Carolina"; another page has 3 prints of: "The Stone Fleet on its Way to the Southern Coast"; a full page with 3 prints: "... See More  

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$66.00

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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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$18.00
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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$65.00
649219

Our premier Civil War lot...

Item #649219
THE CIVIL WAR--a lot of the very best of all titles. Here is a group of ten issues of the famous New York Times and/or NY Tribune and/or NY Herald, much like those listed throughout our website, in good shape and all with front page war news.  These New York titles were well-known for their detailed Civil War reporting. An excellent way to obtain an intimate view of this critical and forma
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$132.00
674985

Abraham Lincoln on Negro regiments...

Item #674985

August 13, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 13, 1862 



* Rare Confederate publication

* Abraham Lincoln - Negro troops




From the Confederate capital.  Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The Fight at Southwest Mountain--Further Particulars" "From the Rip Raps" "Norfolk Portsmouth & Suffolk" "Important Decision of Lincoln--Negro Reg... See More  

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672423

Confederate newspaper from Grenada, Mississippi...

Item #672423

August 25, 1862

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Aug. 25, 1862  If the title and city of publication seem to disagree, they do not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War.

Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the &qu... See More  

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$238.00
679346

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

Item #679346

October 13, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Oct. 13, 1862  Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States of America" which is rarely found on Southern newspapers.

The front page has various war-related tidbits including: "Soldiers' Pay!" "Completed" "General Butler & Consul Mejan" "Jackson Once Surrounded" "From Richmond--Norther... See More  

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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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$46.00
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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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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679767

Graphic issue on the battle of Gettysburg...

Item #679767

July 18, 1863

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 18, 1863   The front page shows: "Carlisle, Penna., Showing Gen. Smith's Hqtrs. & the Barracks Destroyed by Gen. W.H.F. Lee".

Two facing pages contain nice prints captioned: "Invasion of Pennsylvania--Action in Wrightsville & Destruction of the Columbia Railroad Bridge" and "Invasion of Pennsylvania--Battle o... 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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679394

Rare Confederate newspaper...

Item #679394

September 29, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTH CAROLINIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Sept. 29, 1864  The front page has: "Interesting Northern News - A New Cartel of Exchange--Forrest and Washburne".

Inside has: "What The Ladies Say" "Our Army Correspondence" "From Virginia" "Latest Northern News" "How To Recruit The Army" "War News - South Carolina - Virgin... 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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609903

One of the more fascinating publishers from the Civil War...

Item #609903

November 30, 1864

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, Nov. 30, 1864 



* Very rare Civil War title 

* William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow




W. G. Brownlow, or  Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the pres... See More  

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649267

Ornate masthead...

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

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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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680617

Nice issue on Lincoln's funeral...

Item #680617

April 19, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 19, 1865  Over half of the first column is taken up with some nice heads concerning the funeral of Abraham Lincoln, including: "SADNESS" "Preparation for the Funeral of The Martyred President" "An Imposing & Solemn Ceremony" "The Body Lying In State" "The Whole Country In Mourning" "The Conspirators Tracked"... See More  

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679511

Synagogues hold memorial services... Much on the assassination & funeral of Lincoln...

Item #679511

April 21, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1865  Perhaps the most noteworthy coverage is the front-page details regarding various services being held at local synagogues - which includes the congregations at "B'nai Israel" "Bikur Cholim U-Kadisha Synagogue" and "Shaari [Shaare] Zedek" with each synagogue draped in mourning black.

It is quite unusual to find front page menti... 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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649309

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

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

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$70.00
649236

Early baseball from just after the Civil War...

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

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$60.00
679520

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

Item #679520

February 09, 1866

THE ABBEVILLE PRESS, South Carolina, Feb. 9, 1866  An elusive title from this Southern town shortly after the end of the Civil War.

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

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679566

Very early surfing print...

Item #679566

April 07, 1866

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, April 7, 1866  Included is a nearly half page print captioned: "Surf Swimming at Hawaii, Sandwich Islands" with a related article having the same title.

The print shows women lying on boards riding the surf, but none standing on them. This would have to be one of the earlier images of surfing and surfboards to be found, let along ... 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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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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675669

Supreme Court acts on the "Ironclad Oath" required of ex-Confederates...

Item #675669

January 16, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Jan. 16, 1867  Page 3 has two reports concerning the controversial "Ironclad Oath", which essentially prevented political activity of ex-Confederates soldiers & supporters by requiring all voters & officials to swear they had never supported the Confederacy.

A case arose in Missouri involving a Catholic priest who was indicted for preaching without ... 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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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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$26.00
649290

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

Item #649290
(5) 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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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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649297

Discounted 19th century illustrated issues...

Item #649297
(50) 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 combina... See More  

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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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678808

Dramatic issue illustrating the Great Chicago Fire...

Item #678808

October 28, 1871

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, Oct. 28, 1871



* Great Chicago Fire of 1871



Much of the illustrative focus is on the Great Chicago Fire, including a full front page: "...The Terrified Populace in Front of the Briggs House...".

Inside has more with two half page prints; "The Great Fire at Chicago" and a great & dramatic doublepage centerfold: "...Panic-Stricken Ci... 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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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".

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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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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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$48.00
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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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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677226

Nine issues of this famous illustrated newspaper...

Item #677226

November 27, 1880

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York  A lot of 9 issues dated April 21, 1874; June 20, 1874; Sept. 16, 1874; March 27, 1876; Sept. 3, 1880; Nov. 27, 1880; Dec. 20, 1882; March 31, 1883; and April 23, 1883.

This was a full folio-size, illustrated newspaper of the day, one of just a few which existed. Each issue has a full front page print--typically a political cartoon--plus other prints inside and on... See More  

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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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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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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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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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679251

The Oklahoma land boom...

Item #679251

April 04, 1885

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 4, 1885  The front page haws 4 prints with the caption: "Kansas - The Proposed Invasion of Oklahoma - Scenes at the Boomers' Camp at Arkansas City" plus there is a related article on an inside page. Inside also have a one-third pg. print: "Indian Territory - The Proposed Invasion of Oklahoma - General Hatch's U.S. Cavalry ... 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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680020

Baseball... Cleveland, Ohio...

Item #680020

November 09, 1889

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 9, 1889  The entire front page is a fine, full figure print of: "William Ewing, Capt. of the N.Y. Baseball Club" which includes his cather's gear.

Four prints of: "American Game Birds" & fullpg: "New York's New Music Halls" which includes a nice view of Carnegie Hall. The doublepage centerfold: "The City of Cl... 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.

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679524

Lizzie Borden is found not guilty of murdering her parents...

Item #679524

June 21, 1893

THE SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN Massachusetts, June 21, 1893  Of the many issues of this newspaper which reported on the Lizzie Borden murder trial this would be one of the best, as it reports her being found not guilty.

Page 4 has a column headed: "VERDICT OF 'NOT GUILTY' " "Lizzie Borden A Free Woman" "The Closing Scenes of the Trial" "Judge Dewe... See More  

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679391

Legend of the Lost Dutchman's gold mine...

Item #679391

August 22, 1895

THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, Aug. 22, 1895  The middle column of the front page has a great article on one of the more notable stories of lore from the Old West: the search for the Lost Dutchman's gold mine.

Headed: "DUTCH JACOB'S MINE" "Hidden Wealth Once Known in the Superstitions" "A Well Known Miner Wishes to Find It" "Robert McKee Comes to Pho... 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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678998

Black soldiers in the Spanish-American War...

Item #678998

May 21, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 21, 1898  Nice full ftpg: "Out For A Fight--Adm. Sampson on the Bridge of the 'New York' " is displayable. Fullpg. with 8 photos of: "Scenes in the Capital of Porto Rico" & fullpg. with 5 photos of: "U.S. Regulars at Port Tampa, Florida". "News from the Klondike" includes 7 photos. Doublepage centerfold: &q... See More  

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