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130361

Item #130361

January 01, 1880

SUPPLEMENT TO THE WEEKLY INDEPENDENT, Stockton, Calif. 1880 a folio-size singlesheet with some literary content, items of topical interest and a few anecdotes; the bkpg. being mostly ads. In good condition.

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205934

Eugene City Oregon...

Item #205934

January 01, 1880

THE OREGON STATE JOURNAL, Eugene City, OR,  1880. This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for Oregon. Nice c... See More  

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$40.00
209239

From Elko, Nevada, on the route to the Gold Rush...

Item #209239

January 01, 1880

WEEKLY ELKO INDEPENDENT, Elko, Nevada, 1880 This town had a population of about 2000 during the late 19th century. Situated along the Humboldt River, Elko was along the route traveled by the ill-fated Donner Party and the many who ventured to the California hills in search of gold during the 1849 gold rush. Completion of the Central Pacific Railroad gave the "official" birth to the town in 1... See More  

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$41.00
130507
Item #130507

January 01, 1880

MONTEREY DEMOCRAT, Salinas City, California, 1880 Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. A four page newspaper, never bound nor trimmed. Nice condition.

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130450
Item #130450

January 01, 1880

TULARE WEEKLY TIMES, Visalia, California, 1880 A "typical" newspaper from this period with various news of the day and many ads. This issue is browning with some chipping at the margins. Folio-size, 8 pages. Must be handled carefully.

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$31.00
130049

Before Utah became a state...

Item #130049

January 01, 1880

DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, 1880  Uncommon title from this Mormon city.  The issue shown is representative of the look and condition of what you will receive.  While actual dates vary, the issue will be dated in 1880 and will have the look/condition similar to what is shown in the image.  Due to the use of rag paper, the issue is in very good condition.  ... See More  

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130476

From the mining district...

Item #130476

January 01, 1880

NEVADA DAILY TRANSCRIPT, Nevada City, California, 1879 This town (formerly known as Deer Creek Dry Diggins) was the most important mining town in California in the 1850's. It is situated close to the Nevada border a bit northwest of Lake Tahoe. The historic district today is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

This is a volume one issue with various news of the day and Western... See More  

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$31.00
561259

Three early California newspapers for one price...

Item #561259

January 01, 1880

A collection of three issues of the DAILY EVENING POST, San Francisco, California dated April 9, 17 & 19, 1880



* 3 issue lot of Old west issues



April 9 & 19 are 4 pages while April 17 is 8 pages, nice condition (but two issues have rubbing holes to the front leaf), folio size, never bound not trimmed (desirable), with front pages news of the day and some ads. More news & ads on ... See More  
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$35.00
180033

The Wild West...

Item #180033
THE TUOLUMNE INDEPENDENT, Tuolumne, California  A lot of 10 issues, all from the 1880's. An unusual title in very nice condition.

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Wholesale Lot: typically more than one item/set available!

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$128.00
180015

A great lot from the Old West... at a reduced price...

Item #180015
A lot of 10 "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 reduced p... See More  

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$55.00
559651

Seven issues from the "Old West"...

Item #559651
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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$89.00
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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$89.00
130469
Item #130469

January 01, 1880

THE MONTEREY DEMOCRAT, Salinas City, California, 1880 An uncommon title from this town. A four page issue with various news of the day and many ads. Some wear & minor tears at the margins, otherwise rather good. I only have a few issues.

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130179

Old West mining town at the foot of the Sierra Nevadas...

Item #130179

January 01, 1880

FOOTHILL WEEKLY TIDINGS, Grass Valley, California, 1880  This town in Northern California was formally named "Boston Ravine" and then "Centerville". It began as a mining town, situated at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountain range in Northeastern Calif.   

A rare issue from the Old West with various news and ads of the day.

Four pages, good condition.... See More  

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$46.00
130213

Early Santa Rosa...

Item #130213

January 01, 1880

DAILY REPUBLICAN, Santa Rosa, 1880  Santa Rosa was founded in 1833 and named after Saint Rose of Lima. Before the arrival of Europeans, the Santa Rosa Plain was home to a strong and populous tribe of Pomo natives. Upon the arrival of Europeans, the Pomos were decimated by smallpox brought from Europe.
The first known permanent European settlement of Santa Rosa was the homestead of the Car
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$35.00
130230

Once a military outpost in far Northern California...

Item #130230

January 01, 1880

SCOTT VALLEY NEWS, Fort Jones, California, 1880  This small town has a population of just 839 and is located at the very top of California. It was once a military outpost--hence the name--protecting the various mining communities in the vicinity. A rare issue from the Old West.

Four pages, good condition.

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$48.00
130236

First California town name not of Spanish or native American origin...

Item #130236

January 01, 1880

STOCKTON DAILY INDEPENDENT, California, 1880  Stockton was founded by Captain Charles Maria Weber in 1849 after he acquired Rancho Campo de los Franceses. The city is named after Robert F. Stockton, and it was the first community in California to have a name not of Spanish or Native American origin. The city is located on the San Joaquin River in the northern San Joaquin Valley.

Four pages, ... See More  

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$33.00
209247

From the ghost town of Silver City, Nevada...

Item #209247

January 01, 1880

LYON COUNTY TIMES, Silver City, Nevada, 1880  From what I have been able to research Silver City is pretty much a ghost town today, with several old building still standing from its heyday during the mining era in the 1870's and 1880's. Located rather close to the more famous Virginia City, this newspaper began in Silver City in 1874 and relocated to nearby Dayton, Nevada, in December... See More  

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$46.00
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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$55.00
616048

Is Jesse James dead?

Item #616048

January 03, 1880

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Jan. 3, 1880 



* Jesse James killed ?

* Outlaw - train robber




The top of page 3 has an interesting article: "IS JESSE JAMES DEAD?" "A Certificate for His Burial Alleged to Have Been Issued" "The Mystery Almost Certain to Be Cleared Up Within the Next Few Days". He would not die until over two years later.

Twelve pages, the back le... See More  

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646721

Sighting of Frank James, brother of Jesse...

Item #646721

February 04, 1880

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Feb. 4, 1880  The ftpg. has a short article headed: "Frank James"  which reports a local sighting of him (see).

Eight pages, good condition.

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621515

The notorious Jesse James in St. Louis...

Item #621515

February 28, 1880

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Feb. 28, 1880  Page 9 has an article headed: "Jesse James" with subheads; "The Notorious Outlaw in St. Louis--He Tells of Short Creek Camp, and How Shepherd Didn't Shoot Him". Very interesting reading (see).

Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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646293

Jesse James' brother was seen in the area...

Item #646293

July 19, 1880

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 19, 1880 



* Frank James

* Outlaws - train robbers

* Clay County, Missouri




The middle column of the ftpg. has: "Frank James" which concerns reports of his recent arrival in the vicinity, perhaps to visit his mother. Also: "Hanged by Her Insane Mother" "An Obstinate Truant" "A Monster Narrowly Escapes Lynching" and m... See More  

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$29.00
573326

An Old West Newspaper from Stockton, CA......

Item #573326

July 24, 1880

STOCKTON DAILY INDEPENDENT, California, July 24, 1880 



* Rare wild Old West title

 

This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regu... See More  

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$32.00
673329

From 1883 territorial Montana...

Item #673329

September 04, 1880

THE HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana, Sept. 4, 1880



* Pre statehood Montana

* Rare Old West title




This newspaper is from 9 years before Montana statehood. Contains news of the day with several interesting advertismeents.

Four pages, irregular along the spine, generally very nice..

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$37.00
174488

Thomas Nast prints... W.A. Rogers print...

Item #174488

September 11, 1880

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 11, 1880  Front full page Thomas Nast illustration of "The Widow's Wants". Full page Thomas Nast illustration of "Wade Hampton's Dilemna". Full page W.A. Rogers illustration of "The Settler's First Home in the Far West".

Doublepage centerfold of "English Church Architecture - Carlisle Cathedral". 2/3... See More  

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$32.00

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564755

Rare title and small size...

Item #564755

September 18, 1880

SAN LEANDRO REPORTER, Alameda County, California, September 18, 1880 



* Rare Old West title 




A very scarce and quite small newspaper of 4 pages. The front page has: "Robberies" and "A Suicide" with page 3 having a full column of: "Local Items".



Other news of the day & many ads. Measures just 8 3/4 by 11 3/4 inches, news agent's stamp on the f... See More  

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$38.00
581640

Rare "Supplement" issue from San Leandro...

Item #581640

September 18, 1880

SAN LEANDRO REPORTER "SUPPLEMENT", Alameda County, California , September 18, 1880 



* Rare Old West title



A very scarce and quite small single sheet "Supplement" issue, measuring just 9 by 10 3/4 inches. Various news tidbits and an ad for a "Cow For Sale".



Very nice condition with a very small hole at the left & right margins.... See More  

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$24.00
566658

Rare title and small size...

Item #566658

September 25, 1880

SAN LEANDRO REPORTER, Alameda County, California, Sept. 25, 1880   A very scarce and quite small newspaper of 4 pages. Page 3 is mostly taken up with "Local Items" with a wide variety of tidbits including: "Looks like rain." and "Miss Frankie Crane, of Petaluma, is visiting her sister, Mrs. W. G. Burnett."



Measures just 8 3/4 by 11 3/4 inches, news agent... See More  

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591196

Rare "Supplement" issue from San Leandro...

Item #591196

September 25, 1880

SAN LEANDRO REPORTER "SUPPLEMENT", Alameda County, California, Sept. 25, 1880 



* Rare Old West title



A very scarce and quite small single sheet "Supplement" issue, measuring just 9 by 10 3/4 inches. This issue contains various small tidbits (see) and a few ads, one of which is a $10 Reward!" for a lost pair of gun barrels. Very nice condition.... See More  

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$38.00
200923

1880 Old West Newspaper From Fort Jones CA California....

Item #200923

September 30, 1880

SCOTT VALLEY NEWS, Fort Jones, CA,  September 30, 1880 . This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for Califor... See More  

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$47.00
583452

Rare old west title...

Item #583452

October 06, 1880

SAN JOSE MERCURY--SUPPLEMENT, California, Oct. 6, 1880



* Rare Old West title



A single sheet "supplement" issue mostly taken up with ads & "Sheriff's Sale" notices, although the front page has: "The Irish Vote" "Why It Is Coming Over to the Republican Party". The bkpg. has a nice illus. ad for "Slaven's Yosemite Cologne" (see photo... See More  

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$28.00
571667

Rare title and small size...

Item #571667

October 09, 1880

SAN LEANDRO REPORTER, Alameda County, California , October 9, 1880



* Rare Old West title



A very scarce and quite small newspaper of 4 pages.  A front page item: "A Runaway" is concerning a team of horses, and pg. 2 has: "Another Runaway" concerning a team of horses as well. The single sheet Supplement issue has all of the front page taken up with: "Affairs At th... See More  

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$38.00
671923

From perhaps the most famous town of the Old West...

Item #671923

October 31, 1880

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, October 31, 1880 



* Best Old West title to be had

* Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral




Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in... See More  

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673743

From 1880 San Rafael, California...

Item #673743

November 13, 1880

MARIN COUNTY TOCSIN, San Rafael, California, Nov. 13, 1880 



* Rare old West publication



An uncommon title from the Bay Area, just north of San Francisco. A typical newspaper of the day with a variety of local, regional, and national reports, plus a great wealth of advertisements, many of which are illustrated.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, news agent's stamp in the top margi... See More  

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$59.00
677177

Sitting Bull's situation... Mark Twain...

Item #677177

November 19, 1880

KANSAS CITY DAILY JOURNAL, Missouri, Nov. 19, 1880  Page 2 has over half a column on: "Sitting Bull Starved Out" "The Hungry Savage Makes His Regular Fall Proposition to Surrender--Report of General Terry's Scout, Allison".

Page 6 has: "Mark Twain's Talk" "He Tells How the Result Was Brought About--Bill Barnum".

Eight pages, irregular at the s... See More  

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$37.00
588632

1880 President Hayes on Utah polygamy...

Item #588632

December 22, 1880

THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Dec. 22, 1880  Inside has an editorial: "What Is To Be Done With Utah?" Other articles include: "Two Men Killed" "A Word or Two on Religion" and "The Utah Question" which includes: "The President is quite severe on Mormon polygamy & urges upon Congress the duty of abolishing that institution..." with more ... See More  

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$38.00
583745

Rare "Supplement" issue from San Leandro...

Item #583745

December 25, 1880

SAN LEANDRO REPORTER "SUPPLEMENT", Alameda County, California , Dec. 25, 1880



* Rare Old West title



A very scarce and quite small single sheet "Supplement" issue, measuring just 9 by 10 3/4 inches. Beneath the masthead is: "A Merry Christmas To All!" Various news tidbits and an ad for a "Cow For Sale". A crude & old tape mend across the center caus... See More  

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$17.00
130300

From the Territory of Utah...

Item #130300

January 01, 1881

THE DESERET NEWS, the weekly edition, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1881 A very nice issue and rather early for Utah, from 15 years before it became a state. At this time it was known as the "Utah Territory". This 16 page issue contains a wide wealth of news of the day, certainly much from this Mormon stronghold with much Mormon-related content, but other news as well including local, statewide, and ... See More  

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$30.00
205711

Denver Colorado...

Item #205711

January 01, 1881

THE DAILY DENVER TIMES, Denver, CO,  dated in 1881. This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for Colorado. Ni... See More  

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$32.00
222385

Early Bakersfield newspaper...

Item #222385

January 01, 1881

THE KERN COUNTY WEEKLY RECORD, Bakersfield, California, 1881 A very nice newspaper from this California town, just the third newspaper ever published in Bakersfield. This is from the first year this newspaper published.

Various news of the day, complete in 4 pages, various ads as well including  saloon and livery stable ads with much more providing a truly "Old West" flavor. Never... See More  

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$36.00
130249

Early from one of the more famous Western towns...

Item #130249

January 01, 1881

DENVER TRIBUNE, Colorado, 1881 A newspaper from the "Old West" with 8 pages, a wealth of news of the day and many ads as well, several of which are illustrated. Fascinating reading on what life was like in Colorado in the 1880's.

A few minor edge tears, generally very nice condition.

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$36.00
130257

Helena, Montana - in very good condition...

Item #130257

January 01, 1881

HELENA WEEKLY HERALD, Montana, 1881  Actually a territorial newspaper as Montana did not become a state until 1889. Various news and ads of the day both local and national.

Four pages, good condition.

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$32.00
130319

From the Washington Territory...

Item #130319

January 01, 1881

WASHINGTON INDEPENDENT, Pomeroy, Columbia County, Washington Territory, 1881  A volume one issue from this small town in Southeastern Washington, published 8 years before statehood.

It has a population of about 1500 today, and has an interesting history as noted in Wikipedia: "The Nez Perce  trail existed in the area before history was recorded, and the first written record of Cauc... See More  

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$39.00
209246

From historic Dayton, Nevada...

Item #209246

January 01, 1881

LYON COUNTY TIMES, Dayton, Nevada, 1881-1882  Nevada's first non-Indian settlement, Dayton's original residents were hard-scrabble prospectors who panned for gold in nearby Gold Canyon. By the spring of 1851, as many as 200 miners were living in the area. By 1856, the community was generally known as Chinatown, because a large Chinese population was reworking the placer deposits. In N... See More  

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$45.00
597490

Ukiah, California...

Item #597490

February 25, 1881

UKIAH CITY PRESS, Mendocino County, California, Feb. 25, 1881 



* Rare Old West title



From Northern California & the largest city in Mendocino County. Various news of the day both local & national, with a wealth of local advertising as well.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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$43.00
680954

The first newspaper published in Modesto, California...

Item #680954

February 25, 1881

STANISLAUS COUNTY WEEKLY NEWS, Modesto, California, Feb. 25, 1881 



* Rare Old West publication



An early newspaper from this city in North-central California which when it began in 1868 was the first newspaper in Modesto. In 1881 the population of the town was less than 1000.

Various news events of the day, local, regional and national, with a wealth of advertising.

Four pages, large f... See More  

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$52.00
680550

Newspaper from San Francisco Bay: the first issue...

Item #680550

March 30, 1881

THE WEST END NEWS, Alameda, California, March 30, 1881  Alameda is essentially an island in San Francisco Bay, adjacent to Oakland.  This is the volume 1, number 1 issue containing various news items and a wealth of ads. This title would soon change its name to: "The Alemeda Weekly News"

Four pages, several archival mends including at the spine, evenly toned, minor margin wear... See More  

Item from Catalog 312 (released for October, 2021)...

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$70.00
615159

On Kit Carson's trusted companion...

Item #615159

May 21, 1881

THE DAILY AMERICAN, Nashville, Tennessee, May 21, 1881 



* Albert H. Pfeiffer death

* Kit Carson




Page 3 has a nice article: "Kit Carson's Companion" "A Picturesque Story of an Old Pioneer" which is actually an article on Col. Albert H. Pfeiffer who had recently died. See the web for much on his life and his relationship with Kit Carson.

Four pages, small address... See More  

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$38.00
564127

Garfield's assassin is a "moral idiot"...

Item #564127

July 09, 1881

LEAVENWORTH DAILY STANDARD, Kansas, July 9, 1881



* Charles J. Guiteau

* President James Garfield assassination




The top of the front page has: "The Assassin" which begins: "Guiteau is provoked because his victim has not died and is anxious for all possible notoriety..." which is concerning the President James Garfield assassination. A subhead includes: "A Moral Idiot... See More  

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$50.00
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