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Item #659688HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, June, 1866. Featured in this issue is an article "Personal Recollections of the War", by a Virginian. Other articles are: "The Reese River Country (Mining in Nevada)"; "Are There Other Inhabited Worlds?"; "Henry Barth, the African Traveler"; and other additional stories with related illustrations. See photos for d... See More
June 01, 1866
AMERICAN PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL, & LIFE ILLUSTRATED, New York, February, 1865
* Uncommon title
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.
The ftpg. has prints of: "Great Surgeons of the W... See More
June 02, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 2, 1866 Halfpg: 'Office of the Freedmen's Bureau, Memphis, Tenn.' showing many Blacks. Fullpg. shows: 'Arsenal Grounds at Little Rock' & 'Blissville, Little Rock, Arkansas'. One-third pg: 'Monticello, the Home of Jefferson, near Charlottesville, Va.'. One-third pg: 'The City of Lynchburg' Fullpg: 'Grand Reception of Jame... See More
June 05, 1866
CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, June 5, 1866 pages 2 and 3 have coverage of the Battle of Ridgeway, heads: "Fenian Recruits" "Habeas Corpus Writ Served" "Reported Murder of Prisoners" "Latest from Buffalo" and: "The Fenian Invasion".
This battle was fought in the vicinity of Fort Erie across the Niagara River from Buffalo, New York, on... See More
June 08, 1866
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1866
* Florida & Georgia
* Post Civil War reconstruction
The front page has one column headlines that include: "AFFAIRS IN THE SOUTH" "Condition of Corn and Cotton Crops in Georgia" "Good Effects of Giving Freedmen a Share of the Produce" "Improved State of Union Feeling in Florida" and more (see photos). Lengthy text c... See More
June 08, 1866
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 8, 1866
* Fenian raids in Canada
The top of the front page has one column headings: "THE FENIANS" "Operations On The Border" "ANOTHER INVASION OF CANADA" "Ten Thousand Canadians Concentrated at Montreal" and more. Lengthy text.
Other news of the day soon after the end of the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nic... See More
June 09, 1866
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, June 9, 1866 Fullpg: "Burning of the N.Y. Academy of Music" shows firemen as well. Fullpg: "Gens. Steedman & Fullerton Conferring with the Freedmen at Trent River Settlement, opposite New Bern, North Carolina" and showing: "Negro Huts" there. "U.S. Steam Sloop of war 'Wampanoag' " "Gov. Thomas Swann of Maryland... See More
June 09, 1866
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 9, 1866
* The Dearing family murders
* "Murder by gaslight"
* Antoine Probst execution
The back page has a one column heading: "THE HANGING OF PROBST" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text takes up almost 2 full columns.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.... See More
June 16, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY June 16, 1866 Front full pg. illus. of "Scott." Inside has a full pg. illus. of "Winfield Scott." Full pg. illus. of "Scott's Death Bed." Dblpgctrfld. of the "Burial of Scott--Services at the Grave, in West Point Cemetery." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Scott's Funeral-in the Chapel." 1/3 pg. illus. of the "Battle of Lundy'... See More
June 16, 1866
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, from New York, dated June 16, 1866 The full frontpage portrait is "The Late Lieutenant-General Winfield Scott." Portrait of Scott is in an oval frame draped in black. Fullpage prints inside: "Funeral Ceremonies Of The Late Lieutenant-General Winfield Scott, At The Cemetery At West Point--Bearing The Body To The Grave" and "The Chapel At West Point--Th... See More
June 20, 1866
WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Worcester, Massachusetts, June 20, 1866
* Salt Lake City, Utah
* Brigham Young - polygamy
The front page has a one column heading: "Utah and the Mormons". The article is over a full column in length and provides great details of the life-styles of the Mormon life, including the pros and cons of polygamy; how some of the wives get along and where others ... See More
June 23, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 23, 1866 The front page has a nice print captioned: "Wall Street, New York", a street scene bustling with pedestrians and activity. A great issue for any stock broker or person involved in the world of finance.
Inside prints include a full page of: "The Southern Methodist Bishops", two half page prints of: "Primary School for Free... See More
June 23, 1866
WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, June 23, 1866
* Cholera outbreak
Page 2 has a small one column heading: "Cholera" See images for text here.
Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout soon after the end of the Civil War. Complete in 4 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise in very nice condition.
June 26, 1866
UNION DEMOCRAT, Manchester, N.H., June 26, 1866 Page 2 has: "President Johnsons on the Congressional Amendment", signed in type: Andrew Johnson. Has an archival mend to a small tear in the lower margin of each leaf.
June 26, 1866
WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Worcester, Massachusetts, June 26, 1866
* Buffalo, New York
* Tornado disaster
Page 3 has a small one column heading: "Terrible Tornado at Buffalo" See image for text here.
Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout soon after the end of the Civil War. Complete in 4 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise in very nice condition... See More
June 27, 1866
NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 27, 1866 Nearly half of page 3 is taken up with a terrific & very detailed account of the state of California, headed: "Domestic Correspondence" "California" "Vineyards on the Pacific Coast--Their Character & Extent--Artificial Irrigation--The Wine-Growing Capacity of California". A great account.
Eight pages, very ni... See More
June 28, 1866
CLEVELAND DAILY LEADER, Ohio, June 28, 1866
*Austro-Prussian War begins
The front page has an article headed: "The German Troubles" Prussian Declaration of War" "A Battle Reported But Not Confirmed" (see)
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large issue measuring 32 x 23 inches, minor spine wear, generally nice.
Note: If a folder i... See More
June 30, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 30, 1866 Front 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Late Lewis Cass." Also a 1/2 pg. illus. of "'The Halt'-A Scene in the Georgia Campaign." Inside there is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Bunker Hill Monument." Two 1/4 pg. illus. of "Francis Joseph I., Emperor of Austria" and "Ludwig R. Von Benedek, the Austrian General." Full p... See More
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