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692827

Wonderful Confederate account of the Battle of Sharpsburg, or Antietam...

Item #692827

October 02, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, October 2, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate publication

* Battle of Antietam - Sharpsburg MD

* Bloodiest one day battle in America




Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery.

Almost the entirely of page 2 is taken up with a very lengthy & detaile... See More  

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$425.00
692811

Uncle Sam political cartoon... Georgia Bulldogs coached by Pop Warner...

Item #692811

January 02, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1897 



* Early Georgia Bulldogs college football

* Their 1st undefeated season - Pop Warner




The front page has a full page political cartoon which includes Uncle Sam by W. A. Rogers titled: "Getting Monotonous". Two full pages with many photos of: 'The Revolt in the Philippine Is., Scenes in Manila'. One-third pg: 'Bird'... See More  

Please Read Note Concerning HW Images & Supplements!

Note: Most authentic Harper's Weekly issues come from bound volumes, and those dated in January and December often have more wear-and-tear than those from February through November - especially the first and last issues of each year. This reality is reflected in the price shown.

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691227

Black Americana - black voters, candidates, jurors, and more...

Item #691227

August 30, 1867

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 30, 1867  The front page has: "NORTH CAROLINA - COLORED JURORS ALLOWED", "Abortion Case... A Woman Left To Die In The Streets", "The Indian War", "Delaware - A Colored Man Murdered", and more. Also present is a brief account of newly register voters in South Carolina, which includes the mention of blacks.

Page 5 has: "GEORGI... See More  

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$85.00
690325

The 13th Amendment becomes the law of the land...

Item #690325

December 07, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 7, 1865 



* End of Slavery in America

* 13th Amendment becomes law

* Official announcement




The top of page 7 has first column heads announcing the very historic report that the 13th Amendment, which ended slavery in the United States, became the law of the land when the required number of states ratified the amendment on December 6.

The heads include: "THE ... See More  

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$255.00
689232

Newspaper for African-Americans...

Item #689232
THE AFRICAN'S FRIEND, Philadelphia, 8th month, 1889  Subtitled: "For the Promotion of Religion & Morality" and near the top is: "For distribution among the colored people of the Southern States of the United States of America, and Liberia in Africa."

The title would suggest that it was sympathetic to the plight of the African Americans, from not long after the Civ... See More  

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689216

Refitting a yacht for continued slave trading...

Item #689216

January 12, 1859

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 12, 1859



* The Wanderer (slave ship)



Page 3 has about 1/2 of a column of text headed: "The 'Wanderer' Africans Westward-Bound-Curious Scenes" and more which concerns the yacht Wanderer possibly being involved with the African slave trade.

Other news of the day. Eight pages, nice condition.

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689197

Harriet Beecher Stowe takes England by storm - original London reports...

Item #689197

April 30, 1853

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, a 3 issue set: April 30, May 14, & June 25, 1853  The first publication of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" by Harriet Beecher Stowe, initially released in America, occurred in two volumes in March of 1852, with the London edition following on its heels in May.

The British response was astounding, and by the Fall of the year Stowe was a household na... See More  

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689173

Creating the American League of Major League Baseball...

Item #689173

November 04, 1881

THE SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Nov. 4, 1881  A report near the top of page 5 has a somewhat inconspicuous yet historically very significant report--the creation of the American League of Major League Baseball.

The report is headed: "The New Base Ball Association" which begins: "The new base-ball league at Cleveland organized yesterday as the American associat... See More  

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689166

Assassination attempt on Lincoln? Inauguration of Jefferson Davis...

Item #689166

February 23, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, February 23, 1861  Perhaps the most significant content is on page 5 which has very extensive coverage of the travels of Abraham Lincoln to Washington, D.C. for his inauguration.

The top of the page has heads: "The Presidential Progress" "Great Turnout of the Philadelphians to Witness the Ceremony" "Mr. Lincoln's Speech on the Occasion" &quo... See More  

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689003

Just after the Civil War ended...

Item #689003

June 24, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 24, 1865  The full front page has 3 prints showing the "Ovation to Lt. General Grant at the Cooper Institute".

Among prints inside: "Gen. Grant Review the Cadets at West Point" "View of Belle Island on the James River, Opposite Richmond" "Fleet of Gunboats & Monitors at Havana..."; 3 prints of horse ra... See More  

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688999

Rare Winslow Homer print in Leslie's...

Item #688999

January 13, 1866

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 13, 1866.  The doublepage centerfold is a very nice print captioned: "Our National Winter Exercise--Skating" which is by the famed artist Winslow Homer. It is quite rare to find Homer prints from this title, and this print is tipped-in (preferred), meaning no binding holes. It is in nice condition.

Among other prints within: "Opossum Hu... See More  

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688931

Famous "telegraph" baseball game...

Item #688931

September 23, 1870

NEW-YORK TIMES, Sept. 23, 1870  Page 3 has: "Base-Ball The Championship Contest--Mutual vs. Atlantic--The Mutuals Win the Champion Pennant --Score 10 to 4". The summary (see) mentions that there was: "...a very large gathering of spectators on the Union Grounds...despite the fact that the admission fee was double the usual charge." Also says there was the largest gathering... See More  

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688903

Check from Cooperstown, 1834...

Item #688903
This is a genuine check written on the "Otsego County Bank" of Cooperstown, New York dated Sept. 6, 1836. Included is the amount of $25 in the lower left corner with a signature in the lower right. There is a nice engraving of an eagle with an olive branch in its beak.

An early financial item & great to have from this town famous as the home of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Measures 2 ... See More  

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688882

The early works of James Fenimore Cooper...

Item #688882

February 02, 1822

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 2, 1822 



* James Fenimore Cooper

* Establishes himself as a great American novelist




Page 2 has an early report about James Fenimore Cooper, America's first great author. The report mentions in part: "The Spy--The author of this native novel...is a Mr. Cooper, of Westchester, New York son of the late Judge Cooper, formerly a member of Co
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688837

One of the best issues on the Burr Conspiracy, with Jefferson's famous message to Congress...

Item #688837

January 30, 1807

REPUBLICAN WATCH-TOWER, New York, Jan. 30, 1807  A terrific issue on the Burr Conspiracy, as any number of websites can be found with the full text of this special message to Congress from the President, in which he discloses to them to full details of the conspiracy and his intents to prosecute Aaron Burr.

This "Message" takes over half of page 2 & is signed in type: Th. Jeffe... See More  

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688830

Electric baseball "scoreboard" for remote "viewing"...

Item #688830

January 24, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 24, 1891  An inside page has novel new invention headed: "Electrical Sporting Bulletin" which has about half a page of text and two illustrations, one captioned: "Electrical Base Ball Bulletin" and the other: "Diagram of Mechanism & Electrical Connections of the Base Ball Bulletin--Plan View of Double Relay".

A portion of ... See More  

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688819

Charles Dickens is feted prior to his historic trip to America...

Item #688819

November 19, 1867

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 19, 1867  Page 2 has over a full column report headed: "Charles Dickens - Complimentary Dinner Given to the Distinguished Author Previous to His Departure for the United States".

This is a report from the London Times and is mostly taken up with the: "Speech of Lord Lytton" followed by the lengthy: "Speech by Mr. D... See More  

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688793

1870 Cincinnati Red Stockings baseball....

Item #688793

June 19, 1870

NEW YORK HERALD, June 19, 1870 



* Cincinnati Red (reds) Stockings

* Early baseball w/ box scores




Page 8 has an article headed: "The National Game" with subhead and box scores. (see) The Redstockings ended there 81 game winning streak just a few days prior.

Complete with 12 pages, a little irregular long the spine, generally in good condition.

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688753

Portrait of an early baseball player...

Item #688753

September 29, 1866

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 29, 1866  Page 4 has a 3 by 2 inch portrait of: "Edward Beadle, Gotham B. B. Club Of New York." Includes an article headed "Our Base Ball Illustrations" that compares the "new school" of ball players to the "old boys" and then describes the talent and skills of Beadle, a first baseman for the Gothams.

The... See More  

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688740

Battle Of Waterloo...

Item #688740
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1815  Certainly the most significant item in this issue is the detailed account of the battle of Waterloo and the fall of Napoleon Buonaparte.

Under the heading "France" is a lengthy report which begins: "The second abdication of the Throne of France by Napoleon Buonaparte was alluded to in our last number, & has since received f... See More  

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688739

Battle Of Waterloo...

Item #688739
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1815  Certainly the most significant item in this issue is the detailed account of the battle of Waterloo and the fall of Napoleon Buonaparte.

Under the heading "France" is a lengthy report which begins: "The second abdication of the Throne of France by Napoleon Buonaparte was alluded to in our last number, & has since received f... See More  

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688736

The art of throwing a baseball, with illustrations...

Item #688736

July 31, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 31, 1886  An inside page has a fascinating full page of text and illustrations on: "The Art Of Pitching In Baseball" written by noted baseball pioneer Henry Chadwick. Perhaps not surprising given this is a scientific magazine, the analysis of the "pitch" is very scientific.

The prints shown are captioned: "Diagram of the Rotary
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688679

Check from Cooperstown, 1834...

Item #688679
This is a genuine check written on the "Otsego County Bank" of Cooperstown, New York dated Nov. 6, 1834. Included is the amount of $350 in the lower left corner with a signature in the lower right. There is a nice engraving of an eagle with an olive branch in its beak. Also a red ink cancellation.

An early financial item & great to have from this town famous as the home of the Baseb... See More  

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688586

Can a pitcher make a ball curve?

Item #688586

August 18, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 18, 1877  Inside has an interesting article headed: "Curving a Base Ball" which begins: "I see by a reply to one of your correspondents that you seem to doubt the possibility of this feat. That a ball may be thrown with a curve seems to be an undisputed proposition among players..." with the balance of the article explaining--scientifica... See More  

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688529

Clara Barton at the infamous Andersonville prison...

Item #688529

August 03, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 3, 1865  



* Nurse Clara Barton

* American Red Cross

* Andersonville Prison




The front page has: "From Brownsville" "Troops Across the River with Rebel Officers at their Head" "Cortinas's Latest Movement" and: "The Surratt Mystery" and; "Our Returning Heroes" with more. 

Page 4 has over half a column on ... See More  

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688527

Harvard's 'special' commencement on the end of the Civil War... Slavery abolished in Georgia...

Item #688527

July 25, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1865 



* Harvard University commencement

* Georgia no longer a slave state

* Post civil war reconstruction era




The entire front page features the coverage of "HARVARD" "Culmination of the Grand Commencement" which concludes on the back page.

Although the Civil War had not formally concluded, Harvard's Commencement Week, celebrated th
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688498

Early baseball described...

Item #688498

August 15, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 15, 1865  Page 5 has an article: "Base Ball" "The Second Grand Match for the Championship at Brooklyn--Another Immense Gathering of Spectators--Brooklyn Again Victorious--The Atlantics Still the Champions".

The lengthy report is a detailed summary about a match between the Atlantic and Mutual clubs at the Capitoline Ball Ground, in Brooklyn. Much rep... See More  

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688357

Check from Cooperstown, 1834...

Item #688357
This is a genuine check written on the "Otsego County Bank" of Cooperstown, New York dated March 31, 1834. Included is the amount of $19 in the lower left corner with a signature in the lower right. There is a nice engraving of an eagle with an olive branch in its beak. Also a red ink cancellation.

An early financial item & great to have from this town famous as the home of the Base... See More  

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688317

Lincoln steps upon the national stage... The Cooper Union speech...

Item #688317

March 03, 1860

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, March 3, 1860  Pages 2 and 3 contain a lengthy speech headed: "NATIONAL POLITICS" "A Speech by Abraham Lincoln of Illinois" Delivered at the Cooper Institute, New York, Feb. 27" known more commonly as Lincoln's famous Cooper-Union speech.

At this point Lincoln had not declared himself a presidential candidate, and this was his first oppor... See More  

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688000

James Monroe's Proclamation on a treaty with Russia...

Item #688000

February 14, 1825

NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Feb. 14, 1825  



* Russo-American Treaty of 1824

* Russian Empire & United States




The front page has: "By Authority. By the President of the United States of America. A PROCLAMATION" for a treaty between the U.S. and the Emperor of all the Russias, signed in type: James Monroe.

Text of the treaty is in French and English.

... See More  

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687577

Beauregard's congratulations on Shiloh... Fort Jackson... Pulaski...

Item #687577

April 24, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, April 24, 1862 



* Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing - Beauregard's praise

* Fort Jackson... Fall of Pulaski...

* Rare Confederate title from the war origin




This was one of only a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline (see images).

Perhaps the best items is: "Gen. Beauregard's A... See More  

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687488

One of the best issues on the Burr Conspiracy, with Jefferson's famous message to Congress...

Item #687488

January 31, 1807

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 31, 1807 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* Special message to U.S. Congress

* On the Aaron Burr conspiracy




A terrific issue on the Burr Conspiracy, as any number of websites can be found with the full text of this special message to Congress from the President, in which he discloses to them to full details of the conspiracy and his intents to prosecute A... See More  

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687252

End of fighting in the Civil War...

Item #687252

May 29, 1865

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE: May 29, 1865 



* Edmund Kirby Smith surrenders

* re. Jefferson Davis capture

* Last battles of the Civil War




The top of the first column has an embellishment beneath which is: "PEACE ! " "Kirby Smith Surrenders" "The Old Flag Waves From Maine to the Rio Grande!". Also on the front page is: "JEFF DAVIS" "An Of
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687225

Much on the funeral of George Washington...

Item #687225

January 04, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 4, 1800 



* George Washington funeral

* President John Adams




All four pages have wide black mourning rules for the death of George Washington.

Page 2 has: "Further Respectful Testimonials, Sacred to George Washington, Deceased" "By the President of the United States of America, A Proclamation" signed in type: John Adams, concerning: ... See More  

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687127

Thoughts on the prospect of war with England... Printing of The Declaration...

Item #687127

July 02, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 2, 1812



* Declaration of Independence anniversary

* War with England imminent ?




On the ftpg. under "The Patriotism Of Our Fathers" is: "In Congress, July 4, 1776. By The Representatives Of The U. States Of America In Congress Assembled:  A Declaration" (see photos below). Hereafter is the text of the Declaration of Independence, s... See More  

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687002

Death of General Edward P. Gaines...

Item #687002

June 09, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 9, 1849



* General Edmund P. Gaines death

* War of 1812 - Mexican-American War & more




 The top of page 3 has: "Death of General Gaines" who was one of America's most senior officers and was a veteran of the War of 1812, Seminole Wars, Black Hawk War, and Mexican–American War.
This is followed by: "From
... See More  

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686332

From the Confederacy with a report on Fort Hatteras...

Item #686332

July 16, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 16, 1861 



* Rare Confederate publication



This is one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline. The front page is entirely taken up with ads.
War related items are on page 2 include: "Weapons" "England & France Side with the Southern Confederacy"
... See More  

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686230

1874 Creedmoor Rifle Match with graphics...

Item #686230

September 28, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 28, 1874



* 1st Creedmoor rifle match, Long Island

* Target results - illustrations




This issue has excellent coverage of the 1st international rifle competition at Creedmoor Rifle Range in Long Island, with page 3 containing several target illustrations. One column headings include: "THE GREAT RIFLE MATCH" "Ireland and America Struggle for the Ch... See More  

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686198

First Modern Musical... Broadway's prominance set in stone...

Item #686198

September 15, 1866

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 15, 1866  



* "The Black Crook" 1st week advertisement

* Very first musical theatre performance of the first ever modern day musical!

* Niblo's Garden - Broadway - New York City




Although an inconspicuous listing on page 7, the advertisement for the Broadway production of "The Black Crook" is quite significant.

As Wikipedia notes: &quo... See More  

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685724

The very first automobile advertisement in America...

Item #685724

July 30, 1898

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 30, 1898 



* Very 1st ever automobile advertisement

* Horseless carriage (historic)




A very significant issue in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" records that the mentioned advertisement was the very first automobile ad ever published in America. This same (or extremely similar) ad appear... See More  

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685708

Popular for the colorful political cartoons...

Item #685708

September 27, 1893

PUCK, New York, Sept. 27, 1893  Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its political cartoons:

front page: &quo... See More  

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$32.00
685705

Baseball prints... Canada... Shohola Glen...

Item #685705

May 23, 1885

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 23, 1885  The front page includes a print of: "Canada - Fighting in the Northwest - A Shell from the Winnipeg Battery Striking a House Occupied by Half-Breeds During Gen. Middleton's Attack Upon Batouche".

Pg. 3 has a very nice full page montage of  7 vignettes of: "New York City--The Baseball Season--Sketches at the P... See More  

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685650

For and about the military... Champion Rifleman of America...

Item #685650

September 09, 1876

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, September 9, 1876  Half of the front page is taken up with a nice ad "The Leech Cup won by Judge Gildersleeve, 'Champion Rifleman of America'  -- 1876 with the Sharps Rifle at Creedmoor, May 27...".

Inside the issue is an article "The War with the Sioux", "The campaign presents no new features except that the forces und... See More  

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685609

Terrific issue on the Jefferson/Callender situation...

Item #685609

October 26, 1802

AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Frankford, Oct. 26, 1802



* President Thomas Jefferson

* James Callender squabble




Note that this issue was published in nearby Frankford to escape the Yellow Fever epidemic in Philadelphia.

Page 2 begins with a very lengthy editorial which includes: "The business of the late election had diverted our attention from various objects, and the execrable wretch Ca... See More  

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685605

Rare mention of "Sally" in Callender's letter...

Item #685605

September 11, 1802

AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Frankford, Sept. 11, 1802  



* President Thomas Jefferson

* Rare Sally Hemings mention

* James T. Callender




Note that this issue was published in nearby Frankford to escape the Yellow Fever epidemic in Philadelphia.

This issue has a wealth of fine content on the Callender/Jefferson situation. Page 2 begins with over a full column report/editorial concerning ... See More  

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685472

Hunting buffalo in the West...

Item #685472

July 29, 1843

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 29, 1843  Not much is more iconic of the Wild West than a: "Buffalo Hunt", an article found on page 3. It notes in part: "...the success of the party which left our city in the spring for the purpose of hunting buffalo...went out 300 miles above Independence...The result of this hunt will undoubtedly give those who are fond o... See More  

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685123

Will the Mormons leave? On the assassination of Joseph Smith... America's first African-American lawyer...

Item #685123

July 27, 1844

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 27, 1844



* Mormons - Mormonism

* re. Joseph Smith assassination

* Macon Bolling Allen

* 1st black lawyer




Pages 4 and 5 contain a nearly full-column article on: "The Mormons" focused on driving the Mormons out of Illinois, and a bit on the assassination of Joseph Smith & his brother.

A few bits include: "...exhibits on the ... See More  

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685068

George Catlin's Indian Gallery... Mormons on the move in Missouri...

Item #685068

November 10, 1838

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, November 10, 1838  Page four has: "Catlin's Indian Gallery" which tells of the desire to bring this rare collection of Indian artifacts back to America. This is a nice period report on this famous artist of the American Indian.

The back page ends with a Mormon report. The small heading: "Mormon Difficulties" has a short introdu... See More  

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685007

Chambers and Edwards battle for the lightweight boxing championship...

Item #685007

September 05, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 5, 1872  Nearly half of page 4 is taken up with the notable lightweight boxing match between Arthur Chambers and Billy Edwards.

First column heads include: "THE LIGHT WEIGHTS" "The Fistic Battle Between Chambers and Edwards for the Championship and $2,000" "The Gathering of the Roughs in Detroit" "First Blood and First Fall for Chambe... See More  

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684990

Very rare baseball newspaper... "Hal" McClure... Bucknell graduate...

Item #684990

July 09, 1886

OFFICIAL (Baseball) RECORD, New York, July 9, 1886 



* Very rare baseball periodical



This is a volume two issue of a very rare & historically important baseball newspaper, the very first daily sports newspaper dedicated entirely to the national game of professional baseball. 

Although the masthead reads: "Official Record" the title at the top of pages 2, 3 & 4 rea... See More  

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