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689066

From 1850 Greensboro, 11 years before the outbreak of the Civil War...

Item #689066

May 25, 1850

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, May 25, 1850



* Rare Antebellum publication



Rarely are we able to secure antebellum newspapers from this city.

A typical newspaper of the day with news reports both local and national. Most of the back page is taken up with advertisements, a few of which are illustrated.

Four pages, very condition.... See More  

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$35.00
688590

The antebellum South... Wilmington NC...

Item #688590

July 11, 1853

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 11, 1853  



* Rare antebellum publication

* Woman slave wanted ad




This early Southern publication has news of the day with several advertisements.

Four pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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$33.00
688515

1912 John Burroughs photo... naturalist...

Item #688515

June 06, 1912

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, June 6, 1912



* Naturalist John Burroughs photo

* Nature essayist - conservation movement




The top of page 10 has a two column photo of John Burroughs with heading: "Enemy Of The Nature Faker" with very brief text. (see)

Complete with 12 pages, light toning, very small library stamp within the masthead, minor margin wear, generally good.... See More  

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$37.00
688514

Howard Hughes' flight around the world...

Item #688514

July 18, 1939

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, July 18, 1938  The top of the front page has 2 column heads: "Hughes Plane Ends Historic World Flight" with subhead: "Five Daring Fliers Set Plane Down at New York 3 Days and 19 Hours After Take-Off For Paris, Hughes Says Post Flight More Remarkable Than New One".

Plus a photo of the young Howard Hughes. This report is on Hughes'... See More  

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$55.00
688494

From the Confederacy... Did Tennessee secede from the Union...

Item #688494

May 03, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 3, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title from North Carolina



The front page is entirely taken up with ads. War related items are on the inside pages including a notable item headed: "Secession of Tennessee" which includes: "...that the Legislature of Tennessee...had passed the ordinance of secession by an almost unanimous vote..... See More  

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$134.00
688492

Boston newspaper with Loyalist leanings... Opinions on Massachusetts clergy re the Charter...

Item #688492

December 26, 1768

THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, December 26, 1768  The publisher of this newspaper had Loyalist leanings, causing its demise before the formal outbreak of the Revolutionary War.

All of pages 1 & 2 are taken up with a continued report on: "Voltaire on History". Page 3 has: "The Opinions of the Ministers of the colony of the Massachusetts...upon this question--Whether to Surrender the... See More  

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687618

Large map of Burnside's accomplishments....

The death of Commodore Uriah P. Levy...

Item #687618

March 25, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 25, 1862 



* Uriah P. Levy death (1st report)

* 1st Jewish commodore of U.S. Navy

* American Civil War - Jews




The most notable content within this issue is the very brief, but historic page 7 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore, war of 1812 war hero, and credited as to having abolished the disciplinary procedu... See More  

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$137.00
687174

Putting the Constitution into effect, & New York is the capital...

Item #687174

September 20, 1788

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 20, 1788  The top of the front page has an article signed by: "A Federalist" which is very supportive of the new Constitution, then being considered for ratification by the various states. It notes in part: "...The game that is now playing by the antifederalists is their last chance--Under the fallacious guise of being advocates for wha... See More  

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$385.00
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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$116.00
685713

General Samuel Houston... Trail of Tears...

Item #685713

May 16, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 16, 1829 



* Trail of Tears 

* Samuel Houston 

* North Carolina gold




Page 3 has an article with a small head: "Gen. Houston" which has some speculation on why this former governor of Tennessee is leaving, ending with: "...They relate to domestic misfortunes. He has not only resigned the governor's chair of Tennesse... See More  

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$41.00
685394

Miracle in the Andes... Flight 571 rescue...

Item #685394

December 24, 1972

THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, December 24, 1972 



* Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 

* Miracle in the Andes rescue in progress

* Rugby team - airplane crash - "Alive"
 



The top of page 3 has a four column heading: "8 More Rescued from the Andes" (see) This story was featured in the movie "Alive" and has to be one of the most amazi... See More  

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685258

Ratification of the Prohibition amendment...

Item #685258

January 20, 1919

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT (bi-weekly), North Carolina, January 20, 1919 



* Prohibition (no beer, liquor) wins

* 18th Amendment ratification

* 3/4 of the states needed is met




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "America First Nation To Legislate Liquor Out" with subheads. First report coverage on Nebraska formally ratifying the 18th amendment to the Constitution... See More  

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$62.00
685234

Affirmed wins triple crown...

Item #685234

June 11, 1978

THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, North Carolina, June 11, 1978



* Affirmed wins triple crown

* Belmont Stakes - horse racing




The front page has a three column photo with caption: "Affirmed--by a nose" with text. (see)

The front page of the sport's section (inside) has banner headline: "It's Affirmed again (by a nose)" with 2 related photos. First report coverage on Affirme... See More  

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685179

Amelia Earhart lost in 1937...

Item #685179

July 04, 1937

THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, July 4, 1937.

 

* Amelia Earhart famous disappearance

* Searching the Pacific Ocean




The front page has a two column heading: "Amelia Earhart's Chance For Rescue Becomes Dim" with subhead. (see)

Complete 1st section only with 10 pages, light toning, a little margin wear with a few tiny tears, should be handled with care.... See More  

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$52.00
684958

Fugitive slaves... 1862 Savannah, Georgia martial law...

Item #684958

January 24, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 24, 1862



* Fugitive slaves

* Savannah, Georgia martial law

* New Bern, North Carolina




This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE RETURN OF FUGITIVE SLAVES", "The President's Position on the Question", "FROM... See More  

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$40.00
684555

Michael Jordan drafted by Bulls in 1984...

Item #684555

June 20, 1984

USA TODAY, June 20, 1984



* Michael Jordan's NBA draft

* Chicago Bulls professional basketball

* One of the biggest dynasties in sports is born




The front page of the sport's has reporting on the 1984 NBA draft which shows a small photo of Akeem Olajuwon and Sam Bowie, the first two picks. Within the report is mention of the first 5 picks with  text that includes: "...North... See More  

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$117.00
684210

Beginning moments of the Civil War... Jeff Davis Proclamation on creating a navy, and more...

Item #684210

April 19, 1861

THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, April 19, 1861 



* Civil War beginning

* Jefferson Davis proclamation

* Rare Confederate publication




Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of... See More  

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$210.00
684198

The Kent State shootings of protesting students....

Item #684198

May 06, 1970

THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, May 6, 1970 



* Kent State shootings - massacre

* Invasion of Cambodia protest




The front page has a four column headline: "Peaceful Protests Mark Slaying of 4" with 2 related photos. Coverage on the Kent State shootings by the Ohio National Guard upon protesting students.

Complete in 42 pages, a few small bindings holes along spine, nic... See More  

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$38.00
683495

Helen Clevenger murder... Asheville NC...

Item #683495

July 18, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 18, 1936



* Helen Clevenger murder

* American college student

* Asheville, North Carolina




The front page has a one column heading: "SUSPECT IS HUNTED IN CO-ED'S MURDER" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on page 6 with photo of Clevenger.

Complete with all 30 pages, rag edition in great condition.... See More  

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$44.00
683480

1943 Battle of Kursk begins...

Item #683480

July 07, 1943

WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, July 7, 1943



* Battle of Kursk begins

* Largest ever tank battle

* Operation Citadel

* World War II - WWII




The front page has a three column heading: "Big German Offensive Smashes Into 2 Sectors Near Belgorod" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 10 pages, light toning at the margins, small library label on the front page, generally nice.... See More  

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683478

Operation Millennium Cologne Germany....

Item #683478

June 01, 1942

WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, June 1, 1942



* Cologne Germany 1,000 bomber raid

* Operation Millennium - World War II




This 8 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "COLOGNE, GERMAN INDUSTRIAL CENTER, LAID WASTE BY MASSIVE BRITISH RAID; THREE-QUARTERS OF CITY LEFT AFLAME" with subheads (see images). This tells of the famous 1,000 bomber r... See More  

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683462

From Confederate North Carolina... Lincoln's proclamation criticized...

Item #683462

August 19, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 19, 1861  This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline.

Pages 2 & 3 have various Civil War reports including: "Governor's Message" "Brought to His Knees" is very critical of Lincoln and his Proclamation; "From the North" "From Richmo... See More  

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$66.00
683386

Civil War news from the Confederacy...

Item #683386

January 23, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 23, 1863  Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States of America", this being one of only a few such newspapers which did so.

Among ftpg. column heads are: "Official Dispatch from Gen. Bragg--More Brilliant Exploits of Gens. Wheeler and Forrest" which is signed in type: Braxton Bragg; "From Tullahoma, Tenn. - Another... See More  

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$78.00
683215

Missouri becomes a Confederate state... Uncommon Confederate title...

Item #683215

August 02, 1861

The DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, Aug. 2, 1861 



* Very rare Confederate publication



This is a single sheet newspaper with just a one column masthead, not uncommon from the Confederacy where newsprint was often difficult to come by. From the early part of the Civil War with many items relating to it, including article headed "Resolutions of Mississippi on the Victories i... See More  

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$225.00
683155

USS Reuben James sunk.... 1st U.S. warship...

Item #683155

October 31, 1941

THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, October 31, 1941 



* USS Reuben James sunk (Early 1st report) 

* 1st American warship casualty in WWII
 



The front page has a nice banner headline: "AMERICAN WARSHIP SUNK" with subhead, photo and related map. First report coverage on the sinking of the USS Reuben James, the 1st U.S. warship casualty of World War II.

Other news, spor... See More  

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683137

From Greensboro, North Carolina...

Item #683137

May 11, 1850

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (now spelled Greensboro) North Carolina, May 11, 1850  Articles include: "Rules for Home Education" "A Word to Little Girls" "The Slave Trade" "Another Mammoth Cave" & more. Also a page 3 ad: "Ranaway...my negro girl Rosanna, a very bright mulatto..." with details.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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682991

From Confederate North Carolina...

Item #682991

August 21, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 21, 1861  This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline.

Pages 2 & 3 have various Civil War reports including: "Insubordination in the 'Grand Army' " "Gov. Sprague, of Rhode Isl., on the War" "Ellsworth's Zouaves" "What is To ... See More  

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682625

A new governor for North Carolina...

Item #682625

December 31, 1724

THE POST-BOY, London, Dec. 31, 1724  



* Rare & early 18th century publication

* Nice masthead engravings

* Very early North Carolina




Although the reporting is mostly concerning England as well as the rest of Europe, page 2 has a brief item: "Sir Richard Everet is appointed Governor of North Carolina, in the room of Capt. Barrington."

Single sheet newspaper with two hand... See More  

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682579

Woodrow Wilson's 1918 Thanksgiving proclamation...

Item #682579

November 21, 1918

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Nov. 21, 1918



* President Woodrow Wilson

* Thanksgiving proclamation

* World War I Peace - WWI




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "President Bids Nation Return Thanks For Peace" with subheads and complete text of the proclamation which is signed in type: Woodrow Wilson.

Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a... See More  

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682230

General Sherman's campaign...

Item #682230

March 22, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 22, 1865 



* Confederates falling apart

* Nearing the end of war

* Goldsboro NC North Carolina

* General William T. Sherman




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Gen. Sherman's Campaign" "His Junction With Schofield" "He Occupies Goldsborough" "From North Carolina" "From the Army of the Jam... See More  

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682030

President Garfield is shot...

Item #682030

July 08, 1881

THE WEEKLY STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 8, 1881  



* President James A. Garfield shot (1st report)

* Charles J. Guiteau - assassin




The last column of the front page has heads: "ASSASSIN'S WORK" "President Garfield Shot" "Two Balls Enter His Person" "Dangerously Wounded" "Balls Not Yet Extracted" "May Possibly Recover&q... See More  

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681887

First airplane death - a passenger with Orville Wright...

Item #681887

September 23, 1908

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, North Carolina, September 23, 1908 



* Orville Wright Injured

* Thomas Etholen Selfridge Killed

* 1st powered airplane fatality




Page 4 has: "THE AIRSHIP DIASTER", with a corresponding article of, "The disaster to the air ship of Orville Wright in which the inventor was badly wounded and his companion killed is keenly felt in Washington, where t... See More  

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681606

A Civil War map and much good content... Battle of Cold Harbor...

Item #681606

June 04, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1862 



* Battle of Seven Pines - Fair Oaks

* Battle of Hanover Court House




The prime feature may well be the back page Civil War map headed: "The Late Victory Near Hanover Court House, Virginia" which shows much details, and has a key for strategic locations.

Among the front page column heads on the war are: "The Great Victory" "Full Det... See More  

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681598

Civil War in Virginia and North Carolina...

Item #681598

October 10, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, October 10, 1861  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Important From Hatteras Inlet" "Brilliant Engagement Between the Union Land and Naval Forces & the Rebels" "Total Rout & Heavy Loss of the Enemy" "Advance of Gen. Smith's Division Towards Lewinsville" "Important From Hat... See More  

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681560

Hooker's army on the move...

Item #681560

May 01, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, May 1, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Gen. Hooker's Army Moving" "The War In Tennessee" "Advance of the Rebel Lines in Front of Gen. Rosecrans" "Boats of the Rebel Commanders" "Interesting From North Carolina" "Evidences of Union Sentiment Among the People" and more.

Eight pages, v... See More  

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681404

President John Adams' reply... Bonaparte's expedition...

Item #681404

April 10, 1799

MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, April 10, 1799  Page 2 has an address of the North Carolina legislature to the President expressing their concerns about the situation with France, with his reply signed in type: John Adams. Other news of the day includes: "Bonaparte's Expedition" "Army Of Italy" "Ireland" and more. The back page has 7 illustrated a
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681231

Ohio State wins Rose Bowl in 1950...

Item #681231

January 03, 1950

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 3, 1950 



* Rose Bowl: Ohio State Buckeyes vs. California Golden Bears 

* Orange Bowl: Santa Clara vs. Kentucky Wildcats 

* Sugar Bowl: Oklahoma Sooners vs. LSU Tigers 

* Cotton Bowl: Rice Owls vs. North Carolina Tar Heels
 



The sport's section (page 26) has a banner headline: "Ohio State Field Goal in Last Two Minutes Beats Cal... See More  

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681214

Battle of Murfreesboro in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #681214

January 12, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 12, 1863 



* Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee

* From the capital of the Confederacy




There is much war reporting here, from the Confederate perspective, including front page items with small heads: "Treatment of Negroes in the Government Service" "Yankee Army Coming" "Raising A Company" "Catching Deserters" ... See More  

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680862

From Confederate North Carolina...

Item #680862

August 17, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 17, 1861 



* Rare Confederate publication



This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline.

Pages 2 & 3 have various Civil War reports including: "Order Of Battle Accompaniment to Gen. McDowell's Report" "The Sick & Wounded" "Difficulty o... See More  

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680691

Confederate soldiers...

Item #680691

November 04, 1863

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Nov. 4, 1863  Among the front page column heads are: "Interesting From The South" "Movements of Jeff. Davis" 'The Rebel Press on the Great Lack of Food" "Companies of Soldiers are Marching Barefoot" "Operations in the Shenandoah Valley" "Federal Advance into North Carolina" and more.

Eight pages, very nice ... See More  

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680593

1861 Map of the Virginia & North Carolina coast...

Item #680593

September 05, 1861

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 5, 1861 



* Battle of Hatteras Inlet Batteries



The front page has a nice Civil War map headed: "The Sea Coast of Virginia And North Carolina" showing from Norfolk & Cape Henry south to Beaufort. There are nice fist column heads as well including: "THE GREAT REBELLION", "Reported Death of Jeff. Davis", "Facts & Rumor... See More  

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680177

Civil War reports from this racist newspaper...

Item #680177

March 18, 1865

NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, March 18, 1865  A decidedly racist newspaper which began well before the Civil War & lasted a few years after. As such their reporting on war events provide a contrasting perspective beyond most other Northern newspapers.

Some articles include: "Confederate Congress" "Corruption in the White House" "Who Are the Friends of the N... See More  

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$48.00
679769

Follow-up reports on the Chicago Fire...

Item #679769

October 26, 1871

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Oct. 26 1871



* The Great Chicago Fire of 1871



The front page has several reports on the Chicago Fire of 2 weeks previous, with various subheads as shown in the photos.

Four pages, rejoined at the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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679662

Early U.S. military airplane crash in 1913...

Item #679662

November 24, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 24, 1913



* Early airplane crash - deaths

* United States Army aviators




The top of the front page has a banner headline: "TWO ARMY AVIATORS ARE KILLED IN SHORT FALL" 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... See More  

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679633

Ronald Reagan is inaugurated... Hostages are released...

Item #679633

January 21, 1981

THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, North Carolina, January 21, 1981 (1st section)



* Ronald Reagan inauguration

* Iran hostage crisis ends




The front page has a great two-line full banner headline: "Hostages Are Freed As Reagan Sworn In", with multiple subheads and additional related articles within. See images for details. Nice for display.

Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, includ... See More  

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679544

Reconstruction in Georgia & Texas...

Item #679544

June 19, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 19, 1865 The ftpg. has some nice one column heads on the closing moments of the Civil War and reconstruction efforts, including: "RECONSTRUCTION" "Proclamations By The President" "Appointment of Provisional Governors in Georgia & Texas" "Regulations the Same as for North Carolina" "Gen. Butler on Negro Suffrage" with much... See More  

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$31.00
678978

Stanley & Livingstone meet in Africa...

Item #678978

August 31, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 31, 1872 



* David Livingstone found

* Henry Morton Stanley




Quite historic & displayable doublepage centerfold: 'The Meeting of Livingstone & Stanley in Central Africa'. Included in the caption is the famous line: 'Dr. Livingstone, I presume?' Other scenes from Africa as well.

The full front page is a Nast political cartoon: &... See More  

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678516

Mark Twain gains his "first national headline"....

Item #678516

September 29, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 29, 1866 



* Early Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens

* Clipper "Hornet" disaster report

* First national headline for Twain




The most notable content would be the full page print: "Burning of the California Clipper 'Hornet', One Thousand Miles from Land" not so much for the print but for the accompanying article titled: "Bu... See More  

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$75.00

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678494

Goldsboro, North Carolina captured in 1865....

Item #678494

March 22, 1865

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1865.



* Confederates falling apart

* Nearing the end of war

* Goldsboro NC North Carolina

* General William T. Sherman




Among the one column headings on the Civil War are: "NORTH CAROLINA" "Reported Junction Between Sherman and Schofield" "Goldsboro Occupied Without Fighting" "Army of the Potomac"and more.

Eight pages,... See More  

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$32.00
678279

General Ambrose Burnside's North Carolina Expedition...

Item #678279

January 29, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 29, 1862 



* General Ambrose Burnside's North Carolina Expedition 

* Somerset, Kentucky

* Paris, Tennessee 



The front page has: "BURNSIDE'S EXPEDITION", followed by:  "Its Arrival at Hatteras Inlet", "Great Difficulties Encountered", "Official Report of Gen. Burnside to the War Department", and more... See More  

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$36.00
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