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Atlantic cable is completed.... America connects to Europe...

Item #654869

August 03, 1866


* 2nd Atlantic cable - Transatlantic telegraph

* SS Great Eastern

The front page has one column headings that include: "EUROPE" "Dates Through the Cable to August 1" "THE CABLE ALL RIGHT" "Business Brisk and the Line Working Well" and more. Coverage on the 2nd Atlantic cable being used for the first time.

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St. Peters, Rome...

Item #173012

August 04, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 4, 1866 Halfpg: 'Secret Meeting of Southern Unionists' '& halfpg: 'The Irrepressible Conflict--Charleston, S.C.' Great dblpgctrfld: 'St. Peters, Rome' is impressive. 1/3pg. illus: 'The U.S. Iron-clad monitor 'Miantonomoh' off Queenstown, Ireland'

Complete in sixteen pages.

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War map of Austria versus Prussia...

Item #208518

August 10, 1866

THE SEMI-WEEKLY TIMES, New York, Aug. 10, 1866 The front page id dominated by a very large map headed: "THE WAR BETWEEN AUSTRIA & PRUSSIA--Scene of the Late Battles & Present Position of the Prussian Army." which shows from Prague to Presburg and Neisse to Linz (see photos). Complete in 8 pages with tears at the top margin, otherwise never bound nor trimmed.

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Washington Irving tribute... The Geat Eastern...

Item #173014

August 11, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 11, 1866  Perhaps the most noteworthy prints are in recognition of Washington Irving, which includes details about his life. Among the related prints are "The Old Dutch Church," of North Tarrytown (current day Sleepy Hollow), which featured prominently in "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."

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Europe & the United States are connected by the telegraph...

Item #671676

August 11, 1866

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 11, 1866 

* re. Transatlantic telegraph cable completion

The front page has one column headings concerning the recent completion of the Atlantic Cable, the telegraph cable stretched across the ocean which connected Europe with the United States. The headings include: "OLD WORLD" "BY OCEAN TELEGRAPH" "London Dispatches to Thursday Night&q... See More  

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Great Mormon issue... Brigham Young...

Item #173016

August 18, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Aug. 18, 1866 Ftpg: 'Office of the American Telegraph Company, Corner of Broadway and Liberty Street, New York' Very nice fullpg: 'The Excitement in New Orleans - View on St. Charles St.' Fullpg: 'Sunday in New Orleans - The French Market'. Great doublepage centerfold: 'The City and Valley of the Great Salt Lake, Utah' is a fine view, plus illus... See More  

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Print of a baseball player...

Item #673397

August 18, 1866

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

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

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The Freedmen's procession marching to the Institute -The Struggle for the Flag...

Item #173018

August 25, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Aug. 25, 1866 Front full pg. illus. of "The Riot in New Orleans-Murder of the Rev. Mr. Horton in the Vestibule of the Mechanics' Institute." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Samuel F.B. Morse, LL.D. 1/6 pg. illus. of "Queen Emma of Hawaii." Five large illus. pertaining to the "Riot in New Orleans" including "...The Freedmen's Proc... See More  

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