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173222

The Cricketers... At the sea-side... A slave ship...

Item #173222

August 01, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 1, 1868 The full front page illustration is of "Rescued from the Dog Pound." Inside is a 1/6 page illustration of "The Late Peter Cagger." Three illustrations of "Water Sprouts in the Pacific" including "...Racing, Forming, and Dissolving" accompany an article on the same. A full page Thomas Nast illustration is entitled... See More  

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668719

Two Reno Brothers arrested...

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August 02, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 2, 1868 



* Reno Brothers Gang train robbery arrests

* Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana

* Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad
 




Page 5 has an brief article headed: "Indiana" "William and Simon (sic) Reno, the Adams Express Robbers" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, minimal wear, generally nice.... See More  

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668720

Two Reno Brothers arrested in 1868...

Item #668720

August 06, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 6, 1868 



* Reno Brothers Gang train robbery arrests

* Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana

* Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad
 




Page 5 has an brief article headed: "Indiana" "William and Simon (sic) Reno, the Adams Express Robbers" (see)

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173224

The Baltimore flood of 1868...

Item #173224

August 08, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 8, 1868  The front page of the issue features and article on "The Maryland Flood" and has three illustrations 'The Great Flood in Maryland--Destruction of the Fayette St. Bridge, Baltimore'. and two smaller ones with an additional half page illustration inside also. A half page illustration entitled "Inauguration of the Luther Monum... See More  

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668721

Suez Canal under construction in 1868...

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August 12, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 12, 1868 



* Isthmus of Suez Canal construction ongoing

* Mediterranean to Red Sea in Egypt




Page 8 has an article headed: "SUEZ ISTHMUS" "The Great Ship Canal Transit Through Egypt" "Connection of the Mediterranean and Red Sea" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up the entire page.

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173226

Hunting in Virginia... Nasts's cartoon: "Reconstruction"...

Item #173226

August 15, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 15, 1868  The full front page features is of a Thomas Nast illustration entitled "Reconstruction." Inside is a half-page illustration of "The Labor Exchange-Emigrants on the Battery of Castle Garden, New York." 1/2 page illustration of "The Labor Exchange-Interior View of the Office at Castle Garden, New York." Three 1/3 page... See More  

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590463

Anti Black - Pro White Elections...

Item #590463

August 17, 1868

NORFOLK VIRGINIAN, Norfolk, Virginia, August 17, 1868



* The White Man's Ticket

* Anti-Black Elections

* The Reconstruction Period




 The inset shows the national and state candidates listed under "The White Mans Ticket". An obvious example of post-Civil War bitterness as well as the political divisiveness that occurred during the Reconstruction period.



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667804

Possibly the 1st Jew lynched within the United States...

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August 17, 1868

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 17, 1868



* Lynching of Samuel Bierfield

* First Jew lynched in United States

* Jews - Jewish - Judaica item

* Ku Klux Klan - KKK members




Near the bottom of the front page is an article with small heading: "Murderous Outrage at Franklin, Williamson County, Tenn.-Two Men Shot Dead", being the account of the killing of a Jewish shop owner and his black em... See More  

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668723

Defense of the Kansas Frontier in 1868...

Item #668723

August 18, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 18, 1868 



* Defense of the Kansas Frontier

* Solomon River Valley - Indians




Page 7 has an article headed: "Our Indian Troubles" "Large Bodies of Indians on the War Path--Government Troops Defeated--Settlements Broken Up--Eight Men Murdered" (see)

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650483

A journal of satire with a two-color foldout print...

Item #650483

August 19, 1868

THE TOMAHAWK, "Saturday Journal of Satire", London, England, June 5, 1869  This title was focused on satire and was a conservative piece in opposition to B. Disraeli who would soon  become Prime Minister. Very similar to the more popular "Punch" of the day, it combined a good deal of genuine amusement with a zealous effort at social reform. The image of a tomahawk hat... See More  

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618307

A journal of satire...

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August 19, 1868

THE TOMAHAWK, "Saturday Journal of Satire", London, England, Aug. 19, 1868 



* Rare satirical - satire issue



Info on the "NCSE" website notes: "This title first appeared 11 May 1867, being a weekly paper by Arthur W. aBeckett, and lasting only through 1870. The title ‘Tomahawk’ was borrowed from William Makepeace Thackeray, the novelist, satirist, ill... See More  

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589570

Velocipede...

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August 19, 1868

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 19, 1868



* Hanlons' Patent Improved Velocipede, with image



An inside page has a nice article, "Improvement in the Velocipede", which is accompanied by a 4 3/4 inch square print, "Hanlons' Patent Improved Velocipede".  Other interesting inventions and period advertising are present throughout.



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668722

Solar Eclipse of August 18, 1868...

Item #668722

August 20, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 20, 1868 



* 19th century Solar eclipse

* Moon - Earth - Sun




Page 11 has an article headed: "Total Eclipse Of The Sun Of August 18, 1868" and more. (see) Text takes up a full column.

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

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173228

American Indians... The beach at Long Branch...

Item #173228

August 22, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 22, 1868  The front page of the issue features a nearly half page illustration "Rogers, the Sculptor, Modeling His Colossal Statue of America, at Rome, June, 1868"  Nearly half page illustration of: 'Governor W.F.M. Arny's Indian Expedition' shows him with 13 Indians. Halfpg: 'On the Docks After a Hot Day'.  An arti... See More  

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668822

Black suffrage is politicized in 1868...

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August 25, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 25, 1868 



* Billy Edwards vs. Sam Collyer

* Bare-knuckle boxing - pugilist

* Lightweight fight championship




Page 3 has a report headed: "THE PRIZE RING" "Fight for the Light Weight Championship Between Billy Edwards and Sam Collyer" "Edwards The Winner" and more. Round by round coverage. Text takes up over 2 1/2 columns.

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668824

Death of Charles Loring Elliott in 1868...

Item #668824

August 27, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 27, 1868 



* Charles Loring Elliott death

* American portrait painter




Page 9 has a report on the death of Charles Loring Elliott under: "Obituary" "Charles Loring Elliot" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, some spine wear, otherwise very nice.

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173230

Death of Thaddeus Stevens... Methodist camp meeting at Sing-Sing...

Item #173230

August 29, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 29, 1868  The full front page of the issue is of the illustration entitled 'Body of Thaddeus Stevens Lying in State at the Capitol, Washington' with several Black soldier guards. A text articles on "Thaddeus Stevens" and a halfpage 'Scene at the Deathbed of Thaddeus Stevens' and one-third "The Late Thaddeus Stevens of Pennsy... See More  

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