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687335

Post 1873 Colfax, Louisiana massacre.....

Item #687335

May 07, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Indiana, May 7, 1873



* Post Colfax massacre - riot

* St. Martinville Parish, Louisiana

* Unrest continues in the State




The top of page 9 has one column headings that include: "LOUISIANA" "Progress Of The Civil War" "Picket Firing at St. Martinsville" and more.

Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$37.00
686838

Grenada Confederate newspaper... Battle of Antietam...

Item #686838

October 02, 1862

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Oct. 2, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate title

* Publisher on the run

* Battle of Antietam




If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees ... See More  

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$360.00
686388

Huey Long gets black eye at Sands Point.....

Item #686388

August 29, 1933

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., August 29, 1933



* Louisiana Senator Huey Long - "The Kingfish"

* Gets black eye at Sands Point Bath Club - New York




The front page has a one column heading: "Huey Long Claims Gang Attacked Him" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.



wikipedia notes: Louisi... See More  

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$52.00
685940

Clyde Barrow Gang Machine Gun Fight In 1933...

Item #685940

July 25, 1933

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 25, 1933.



* Dexter Park Shootout - Iowa

* Clyde Barrow Gang

* Machine Gun Battle

* Outlaws Bonnie & Clyde




Page 16 has a one column heading: "Plane Directs Iowa Hunt For Texas Outlaw". (see) First report coverage on the machine gun battle with police at their wooded hide-away at Dexter, Iowa in which Marvin Barrow and his wife, Blanche, w
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$78.00
685588

From New Orleans from the earliest days of Butler's occupation... Fort Donelson...

Item #685588

February 15, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 15, 1862 



* Rare Confederate title from the deep South

* Fort Donelson




Among the front page item are: "The Federal Raid Up the Tennessee River--Gen. Johnston's Order Disregarded" "What the Morning Journals Say" "Fort Donelson" "The 'Sinews of The War' -- Troubles of the Federal Treasury&qu... See More  

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$144.00
684952

Fall of New Orleans to the Yankees, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #684952

April 30, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 30, 1862 



* Fall of New Orleans, Louisiana

* Admiral David Farragut

* From the capital of the Confederacy




A very historic report as page 3 contains an early account of the fall of New Orleans to the Yankees, which obviously was a solemn admonition for a Confederate newspaper. The report is taken from Yankee sources with the top of a page 3 colu... See More  

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$165.00
684898

Much more on the Battle of Gettysburg: from a soldier involved...

Item #684898

July 17, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 17, 1863



* Battle of Gettysburg

* Eyewitness account




Not only is this a nice Civil War newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital.

The front page has various war-related content, including items headed: "The News" and a lengthier report: "Spies In The South" and other related items, but certainly the p... See More  

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$1,165.00
683900

Account of an 1812-1813 expedition from Louisiana through Texas...

Item #683900

August 28, 1819

THE WEEKLY REGISTER (Supplement), Baltimore, Aug. 28, 1819 



Page 42 begins: "Province of Texas", which includes a "brief history of an expedition in 1812 and 1813, from Louisiana into the Texas" and "The expedition carried on against the government of Spain in the Provine of Texas, which commenced in 1812, by a body of Americans, sided by malcontents in the co... See More  

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$55.00
683761

Yellow fever epidemic outbreak in Shreveport, Louisiana...

Item #683761

October 26, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 26, 1873



* Yellow Fever epidemic of 1873

* Shreveport, Louisiana LA & Memphis




The top of page 12 has one column headings: "YELLOW FEVER" "Encouraging Accounts from Memphis and Shreveport" and more. (see)

Complete with 16 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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$29.00
683488

Scarce French-English newspaper from Louisiana...

Item #683488

September 14, 1878

LE LOUISIANAIS, Convent, Louisiana, Sept. 14, 1878 



* Very rare publication from the deep South



A scarce title which existed from 1865 thru 1883, but of which very few issues surface. A four page issue with the pages 1 &2 in French, pages 3 & 4 in English.

Folio size, small library stamp within masthead, nice condition.... See More  

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$68.00
682427

Terrific map of the "West Indies"... Hebrew customs discussed...

Item #682427
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1740  Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the terrific foldout map titled: "An Accurate Map of the WEST INDIES, Exhibiting not only  all the Islands possessed by the English, French, Spaniards, & Dutch, but also all the Towns and Settlements on the Continent of America adjacent thereto."

This map shows all of the
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$520.00
681690

Huey Long shot...

Item #681690

September 11, 1935

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, September 11, 1935



* Huey Long shot and close to death

* Louisiana Senator



This 12 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page that include: "LONG'S FINAL PLACE OF REST IS CHOSEN ON CAPITAL GROUNDS" and more.

Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with some margin wear and spine creasing, otherwise good.

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$34.00
681610

Much front page Civil War reporting...

Item #681610

May 01, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, May 1, 1864  Among the front page one columns heads on the Civil War are: "General Stone Superseded by General Dwight" "The Rebel Loss in Louisiana Reported Between Seven & Ten Thousand" "The Operations of Gen. A. L. Lee & His Cavalry" "Position & Strength of Magruder's Army" "News from New Bern" "The Army... See More  

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$28.00
681174

Uncommon title from Iowa...

Item #681174

February 14, 1877

BURLINGTON HAWK-EYE, Iowa, Feb. 14, 1877 



* Des Moines County



An uncommon title from Iowa. Among the ftpg. column heads: "The Presidency" "the Argument Before the Electoral Commission on the Louisiana Case" "He Finds the Task a Terrible Strain on His Mental Faculties" "The Capital" "the Colored Men Subserved Their Interest by Voting With the ... See More  

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$33.00
680643

Death of Vice-Presdent George Clinton... Statehood of Louisiana...

Item #680643

April 25, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 25, 1812  Inside has a report headed: "George Clinton -- Dead !" which includes: "... It is with feeling of unmixed veneration for the character of the revolutionary hero, the patriot and statesman, combined in one, that we announce that the venerable GEORGE CLINTON IS NO MORE. He expired about 9 o'clock yesterday morning, at his lodgin... See More  

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$47.00
680579

Great foldout map of "West Florida" from Pensacola to New Orleans...

Item #680579
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, February, 1772 



* Nice map of "West Florida"

* Pensacola, Florida, to New Orleans, Louisiana

* Plate of a rare bird from the Hudson Bay




Certainly the most notable item in this issue is the very nice foldout map titled: "A Map of Part of WEST FLORIDA" from Pensacola to the Mouth of Iberville River, with a View to shew t... See More  

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$435.00
680564

Early print of Wall Street on the front page...

Item #680564

June 23, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 23, 1866  The front page has a nice print captioned: "Wall Street, New York", a street scene bustling with pedestrians and activity. A great issue for any stock broker or person involved in the world of finance.

Inside prints include a full page of: "The Southern Methodist Bishops", two half page prints of: "Primary School for Free... See More  

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$136.00
680390

Pennsylvania oil region...

Item #680390

January 17, 1885

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 17, 1885 



* Pennsylvania oil fields

* Texas Cowboys




The full front page shows: "The Roller-Skating Craze.--The Critical Moment in the Experience of an Amateur". Inside prints include: "World's Fair and Cotton Centennial Exposition at New Orleans..." "Pennsylvania - Scenes in the New Oil Region at and Around Phillips ... See More  

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$54.00
679710

Capture of New Orleans...

Item #679710

April 30, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, April 30, 1862 



* Capture of New Orleans Louisiana LA

* Mississippi River naval engagement

* Yorktown, Virginia




Among the front page column headlines on the Civil War are: "The Siege of Yorktown" "The Rebels Becoming More Wide Awake" "Another Gallant Skirmish & Destruction of a Rebel Battery" "The Capture of New Orleans" &quo... See More  

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$42.00
679427

1905 New Orelans yellow fever epidemic...

Item #679427

July 26, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 26, 1905



* New Orleans, Louisiana

* Yellow fever epidemic

* Last outbreak in America




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "MANY NEW CASES OF YELLOW FEVER" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this er... See More  

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$42.00
679285

United States v. Cruikshank...

Item #679285

March 28, 1876

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1876 



* Supreme Court decision giving cover to the KKK

* Bill of Rights did not apply to State Governments (?)




Page 2 has a almost 2.5 column article: "COLORED VOTERS IN LOUISIANA", which tells of the SCOTUS' decision in the United States v. Cruikshank case. This "case represented a major blow to federal efforts to protect the civil... See More  

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$62.00
679253

From Confederate New Orleans... Capital moves to Richmond...

Item #679253

May 28, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, May 28, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South




Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight... See More  

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$84.00
679227

Terrific Mardi Gras newspaper...

Item #679227

February 26, 1936

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 26, 1936 



* Great Mardi Gras issue

* Climax of the carnival w/ Rex




For Mardi Gras collectors the festivities at New Orleans are of prime importance during the days before the beginning of Lent.

Newspaper accounts from across the country report the doings in New Orleans, but having a New Orleans newspaper reporting the Mardi Gras is abou... See More  

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$135.00
679104

1897 New Orleans yellow fever pandemic...

Item #679104

September 27, 1897

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 27, 1897



* New Orleans, Louisiana

* Yellow fever - jack

* Epidemic - pandemic




The front page has a one column heading: "Fever's Devastation" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete wi... See More  

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$40.00
678715

Missouri Compromise... Mordecai Noah & his Jewish refuge island...

Item #678715

March 11, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 11, 1820 



* Missouri Compromise

* Maine and Missouri become states


* Mordecai Manuel Noah... Grand Island... Jewish settlement



The top of the front page has an article which announces the approval of the Missouri Compromise: "The bills for the admission of Maine and Missouri into the union have been respectively signed by the president... See More  

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$145.00
678702

1902 Earl family murders... Welsh, Louisiana...

Item #678702

February 26, 1902

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 26, 1902



* Earl family murders by farmhand

* Welsh,Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana



The top of the front page is a two column headline: "SIX MEMBERS OF ONE FAMILY WERE MURDERED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from... See More  

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678589

Supreme Court Blocks President...

Item #678589

June 03, 1952

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 3, 1952



* Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co vs. Sawyer

* Supreme Court decision checks Presidential Authority



The front page has a displayable photo and  a 4 column headline: "STEEL SEIZURE HELD INVALID; STRIKE CALLED IMMEDIATELY" which tells of the United States Supreme Court's decision that limited the power of the Presiden... See More  

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678401

1901 Execution of 6 Negroes...

Item #678401

June 20, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 20, 1901



* Shreveport, Louisiana

* Negroes lynchings




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "NEGROES LYNCHED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 8 pages, small librar... See More  

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$44.00
678020

From New Orleans during the Confederacy...

Item #678020

October 19, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 19, 1861  Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues fro... See More  

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$128.00
677931

Louisiana becomes the 18th state of the Union...

Item #677931

October 01, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Oct. 1, 1812  



* Territory of Orleans

* Louisiana statehood




The front page begins with: "An Act For the Admission of the State of Louisiana into the Union...", which formally happened on April 30, as noted at the end of the act: "Sec. 6. And be it further enacted that this act shall immense and be in force from and after the thirtieth day o... See More  

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677905

Louisiana secedes from the Union...

Item #677905

January 27, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 27, 1861  Among the ftpg. first column heads "Important News From the South" "Secession of Louisiana From the Union" "Six States Arrayed Against the Federal Government" "Anticipated Assault Upon Fort Pickens by Florida Troops" and much more.

Eight pages, some light foxing at the folds, minor margin wear, generally good.

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677828

Regarding the Constitution vs. the Guerriere...

Item #677828

September 03, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Sept. 3, 1812  Two columns of the front page are taken u with four Acts of Congress each signed: James Madison. One is: "To Extend the Right of Suffrage in the Illinois Territory..." and another: "...An Act for the Admission of the State of Louisiana into the Union..." which would not happen until 1817.

Page 2 has some good War of 1812 ... See More  

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$36.00
677645

From the deep South with slave related ads...

Item #677645

September 10, 1854

THE NEW ORLEANS DAILY DELTA, Louisiana, Sept. 10, 1854



* Rare antebellum publication

* 3 slave advertisements




News of the day with several advertisements including 3 slavery related ads on page 2..

Four pages, various news of the day, a little wear, generally nice.

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677495

Fall of New Orleans confirmed... Battle of Shiloh...

Item #677495

May 01, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 1, 1862 



* Fall of New Orleans, Louisiana

* Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing

* American Civil War




Front page one column headlines include: "Our Fleet Before The City" "The Troops Not Yet Landed" "All The Rebel Gunboats Burnt" "A Famine At Norfolk" "Death Of Mr. Lincoln's Brother-In-Law" "The War For ... See More  

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675875

Two great maps on the Crimean War...

Item #675875

December 03, 1854

NEW ORLEANS DAILY DELTA, Louisiana, Dec. 3, 1854



* Two great maps on the Crimean War

* Sevastopol Ukraine


* Rare antebellum title from the deep South




Almost the entire front page is taken up with reports on the Crimean War, with items headed: "Sevastopol Retaken" "Position of the Allies" "The Attack on Sevastopol" and more.

The prime feature of the ftpg. is a... See More  

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$96.00
675010

On the slave trade in the West Indies...

Item #675010

October 04, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 4, 1766  The back page has a small report from West Florida on the French traders in Louisiana. Also from Senegal of "... there have been lately upwards of two hundred French trading ships on the coast of Africa; -- which was a principal cause of the price of slaves being so high, the Goree Merchants having contracted to supply the Spanish West Indi... See More  

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$38.00
675005

Civil War map of Grand Junction, Tennessee...

Item #675005

May 03, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, May 3, 1862 



* Grand Junction, Tennessee

* Siege of Fort Macon ends

* Baton Rouge, Louisiana




The front page features a Civil War map headed: "Probable Retreat of Beauregard To Grand Junction" showing the Corinth vicinity at the Mississippi Tennessee, Alabama border.

Column heads on the Civil War include: "Capture of Fort Macon Officially Confirmed"... See More  

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674919

Splendid conduct of the Yankee troops...

Item #674919

November 25, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 25, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Complete Success of Gen. Thomas's Reconnaissance in Force" "Splendid Conduct of the Troops" "Capture of 200 Prisoners & a Strong Advanced Position" "The Whole Rebel Army Reported in Retreat" "The Siege of Charleston" "The Reverses In Louis... See More  

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674389

Full text of the Louisiana Purchase...

Item #674389

October 31, 1803

THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, October 31, 1803 



* Historic Louisiana Purchase

* Full text of the acquisition

* Expansion of the United States




The complete text of the Louisiana Purchase Treaty, with both conventions, is found on page 2. It is prefaced with an article headed: "Louisiana Treaty!" noting in part: "Yesterday...the Senate ratified the Louisiana Treaty, ... See More  

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$640.00
674366

One of the earliest Louisiana newspapers we have offered...

Item #674366

June 09, 1819

ORLEANS GAZETTE & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, June 9, 1819 



* Very rare & early deep South publication



This is one of the earliest newspapers from Louisiana we have had the pleasure to offer.

The front page has "Arrival of The President in Savannah" with much detail, taking over a full column. Also an address: "To the Mayor, Aldermen and Citizens of Savannah" sig... See More  

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$167.00
673855

LSU Tigers win 2003 college football title...

Item #673855

January 05, 2004

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 5, 2004



* LSU - Louisiana State University

* Wins Sugar Bowel vs. Oklahoma

* Wins National Championship

* Nick Saban's first college football title




Near the bottom of the front page is a three column color photo of Nick Saban celebrating his first national championship with his players. Also a heading: "LSU Defeats Oklahoma; USC Beats BCS" (see)

The... See More  

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673594

Washington Redskins win NFL title...

Item #673594

December 14, 1942

THE TIMES PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 14, 1942



* Washington Redskins win NFL title

* NFL football championship

* Chicago Bears upset




This 32 page newspaper has a six column headline on page 18: "Washington Beats Chicago Bears in Amazing Upset" with subheads that include: "REDSKINS GET REVENGE FOR 73-0 TRIMMING." Additional details are provided, which incl... See More  

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$60.00
673312

The Women's International Council is formed...

Item #673312

April 05, 1888

GREENSBORO NORTH STATE, North Carolina, April 5, 1888  The front page has a report on the historic 1st meeting of the International Council of Women which was held in Washington, D.C., and was presided over by Susan B. Anthony. The front has: "THE WOMEN'S COUNCIL ENDED", followed by considerable details of the meeting. The article states the closing session began with prayer, en... See More  

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672798

Editor expresses his anger against the Yankees...

Item #672798

August 24, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 24, 1864 



* Rare rebel publication



The front page has: "The War News" beginning: "There is nothing new from Petersburg...The enemy are still upon the Weldon railroad...The battle of last Sunday was not half the battle we at one time thought it...". Also: "The Situation at Mobile" with subheads: "A Naval Skirmish" ... See More  

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$87.00
672437

1873 Colfax, Louisiana massacre.....

Item #672437

April 15, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 15, 1873



* Colfax massacre - riot

* Grant Parish, Louisiana




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "The Negro Riot In Louisiana" "Colfax Grant Parish in Possession of the Negroes--A Reign of Terror--The Whites Arming for Resistance" (see)

Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$52.00
672425

From Confederate New Orleans...

Item #672425

May 29, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, May 29, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South




Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight... See More  

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$81.00
671520

Confederate title from Richmond...

Item #671520

February 10, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 10, 1863 



* Capital of the Confederacy



The ftpg. includes: "From Fredericksburg" which begins: "The path to Heaven is not more straight & narrow than that of a correspondent from the seat of war...The indications of activity in the Yankee army still continue..." and much more. Also on the ftpg: "City Intelligence&q... See More  

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$79.00
671214

Bi-lingual Louisiana newspaper from shortly after the Civil War...

Item #671214

December 08, 1866

THE WEEKLY IBERVILLE SOUTH, Plaquemine, Louisiana, Dec. 8, 1866 



* Rare publication from the deep South



Uncommon newspaper from this town just south of Baton Rouge and from shortly after the end of the Civil War. "Union List of Newspapers" notes just 4 institutions having any holdings of this title, and none have issues of this early date.

This is a bi-lingual newspaper, as t... See More  

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$82.00
670011

Great MIssissippi Flood of 1874... Louisiana...

Item #670011

April 24, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1874



* The Great Mississippi Flood of 1874

* Lower Mississippi Valley - Louisiana




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE MISSISSIPPI FLOOD" "Piteous Appeals of the Suffering People for Aid" "Hundreds Of Families Destitute" and more. (see)

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



wikipedia notes:... See More  

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$33.00
669944

1874 Battle of Liberty Place... New Orleans...

Item #669944

September 15, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 15, 1874



* Battle of Liberty Place (1st report)

* New Orleans LA Lousiana

* John McEnery & William Pitt Kellogg

* Confederate veterans




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "REVOLUTION" "A Fight in the Streets of New Orleans" "Twenty or Thirty Policemen and Six or Eight Citizens Killed" "Kellogg's Abdication De... See More  

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$57.00
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