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150787

Item #150787

May 01, 1868

AMERICAN MESSENGER, New York, 1868 Has religious news and content with many spiritual anecdotes. Holes at the fold junctures, a few fold tears, general wear and some foxing.

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173196

Sioux Indians... Erie Railroad disaster...Whiskey stills...

Item #173196

May 02, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 2, 1868 The full frontpage illustration is of 'The Erie Railroad Disaster - the Wrecked and Burning Cars'. There is a short text "Mr. Dickens's Farewell". A half-page illustration "Sergeant Bates with the Flag Passing through Richmond" has an accompanying article. A 1/4 page: 'Raid on Illicit Whisky Stills in Brooklyn' also... See More  

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668675

Impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson...

Item #668675

May 02, 1868

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 2, 1868 



* President Andrew Johnson

* Reconstruction era impeachment trial




Most of page 3 is taken up with reporting on the President Andrew Johnson impeachment trial headed: "IMPEACHMENT" "Trial of President Andrew Johnson for High Crimes and Misdemeanors" "The Impeachment Articles Argued Down on Every Point" and more. Text takes ... See More  

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153588
Item #153588

May 07, 1868

THE ERIE GAZETTE, Pennsylvania, May 7, 1868  This 8 page newspaper is in good condition (except for being close cut at the spine with some loss) due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this time in history. This issue has news of the day & many interesting advertisements which gives a good idea how life was back then. A nice from this Northwest Pennsylvania city near the Great Lakes... See More  

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173198

Springtime in the country--gardening...

Item #173198

May 09, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 9, 1868  The issue has a full front page illustration "Dressing Baby". A nice half-page engraving "Plowing on the Prairies Beyond the Mississippi" also has a related article. A very displayable full page is entitled 'Springtime in the Country--Gardening". A full page consist of two half-page illustration of Lieutenant-General Sir... See More  

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578077

Andrew Johnson impeachment trial...

Item #578077

May 15, 1868

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 15, 1868



* President Andrew Johnson Impeachment trial report



The entire front page is taken up with reports on the Johnson impeachment trial, with first column headings that include: "THE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL", "The Clouds Are Breaking", "The Press Report" and more.



Complete in 8 pages, minor central fold wear, otherwise good. Uncut and unb... See More  

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$23.00
657934

From the location of the last battle of the Civil War...

Item #657934

May 15, 1868

FLAKE'S WEEKLY BULLETIN, Galveston, Texas, May 15, 1868 This is an early issue of this newspaper - only a few years after the Yankees took over the port. Galveston was the site of the last naval battle of the Civil War, as the Confederates surrendered the city on June 2, nearly 2 months after the surrender of Lee to Grant at Appomattox in 1865.

This issue contains a variety of articles, polit... See More  

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173200

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"The Baseball President"... Children on a see-saw...

Item #173200

May 16, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 16, 1868  The front page contains a quarter-page illustration of "George Sands, President of the National Base-Ball Association" with an article headed "The Base-Ball President". Also on the front cover is a half-page illustration entitled " 'See-Saw'--An Illustration for the Juveniles" which shows children see-sawing on... See More  

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597852

Baseball President... May Day in the Country...

Item #597852

May 16, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 16, 1868  The front page contains a quarter-page illustration of "George Sands, President of the National Base-Ball Association" with an article headed "The Base-Ball President". Also on the front cover is a half-page illustration entitled " 'See-Saw'--An Illustration for the Juveniles" which shows children see-sawing on... See More  

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614908

President Johnson's impeachment trial...

Item #614908

May 16, 1868

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 16, 1868



* President Andrew Johnson

* Reconstruction era impeachment trial




The front page is mostly taken up with reports on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson with the top of the first column having: "The Impeachment"  and many related subheads (see). The final vote for acquittal would come in 10 days.

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

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668621

Ulysses S. Grant's 1868 presidential nomination...

Item #668621

May 22, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, May 22, 1868 



* General Ulysses S. Grant

* Presidential Republican nomination




The top of page 3 has one column headings: "CHICAGO CONVENTION" "Republican Nominations" "For President, ULYSSES S. GRANT, of Illinois" and more. Lengthy text takes up the entire page and continues on page 10.

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice ... See More  

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173202

Minnehaha Falls... Fur-traders attacked by Indians...

Item #173202

May 23, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 23, 1868  The frontpage features a full page illustration "The Little Woman" which also features a poem on the inside page. An article "American Artists" features 1/4 page illustrations of "J.Q.A. Ward, N.A." and R. W. Hubbard, N.A."   One-third page shows: 'Minnehaha Falls, Minnesota.' (famous from the song of... See More  

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621179

Another train robbery... Reno Gang...

Item #621179

May 24, 1868

NEW-YORK TIMES, May 24, 1868 



* Reno Brothers Gang train robbery

* Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana

* Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad




The front page has a report: "Bold Robbery of Adams Express on the Jeffersonville Railroad, Ohio". Report has details of the robbery, stating: "While the train was taking wood and water at Marshfield...a party of robber... See More  

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628014

Train robbery by the Reno Gang...

Item #628014

May 25, 1868

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, May 25, 1868 



* Reno Brothers Gang train robbery

* Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana

* Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad




On the front page under "The Jeffersonville Railroad Express Robbery" is a report datelined "Louisville, May 23" that states in part: "...the men who seized the express car last night on the Jeffersonville R... See More  

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668623

Ulysses S. Grant's 1868 presidential nomination...

Item #668623

May 25, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, May 25, 1868 



* Reno Brothers Gang train robbery

* Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana

* Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad




Page 4 has a article with small heading: "The Last Express Robbery" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$33.00
563344

1868 Erie, Pennsylvania...

Item #563344

May 28, 1868

ERIE GAZETTE, Pennsylvania, May 28, 1868



* Rare title from Northwestern Pennsylvania



This uncommon 8 page newspaper has a news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.



A nice issue shortly after the American Civil War. Cut close along the spine with some loss, otherwise in very nice condition.

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$25.00
173204

Hong Kong, Honolulu, Hawaii, Aspinwall, Panama views...

Item #173204

May 30, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 30, 1868  The front page features a full illustration 'Columbus Explaining Discovery of America to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella'. A full page is comprised of two illustrations "Impeachment - Scene in 'Newspaper Row,' Washington, on the Night after The Vote" and "Impeachment - Reporters and Citizens in the Senate Lobby Seek... See More  

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614980

Christopher Columbus...

Item #614980

May 30, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 30, 1868 (print only) This is a single page illustration entitled "Columbus Explaining His Discovery of America to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella", which is also the cover page of the issue.

This measures approximately 10.75 x 15.75 inches and is in very nice condition.

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$15.00
652002

The first Memorial Day... Death of Kit Carson...

Item #652002

May 30, 1868

NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1868 



* Very 1st Memorial Day

* Kit Carson death




History tell us that the very first official Memorial Day was in 1868. In that year General John A. Logan established Decoration Day as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the Union war dead with flowers. By the 20th century, various Union and Confederate memorial traditions, celebrated on different da... See More  

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$185.00
651768

The solomn events at Arlington Cemetery...

Day 1 reports of the 1st official Memorial Day...

Item #651768

May 31, 1868

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1868  Page 5 has, under the heading "THE UNION DEAD," multiple, 1st day reports regarding the 1st official Memorial Day celebrations from throughout the country. Locations include Cypress Hill Cemetery & Greenwood Cemetery - both in New York, Flushing, Philadelphia, Augusta, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, etc.. However, the most desirable coverage as that ... See More  

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$120.00
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