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669798

Very early steam carriage...

Item #669798

August 19, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 19, 1865  The ftpg. features a quite large illustration of: "Dickson's Steam Carriage" with the balance of the page taken up with text on it. A very early steam engine & a displayable issue. 

Page 2 has another view of the carriage.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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$29.00
669732

1874 Red River War...

Item #669732

September 05, 1874

NEW YORK HERALD, September 5, 1874



* Red River War

* John w. Davidson

* Native Americans - Indians




The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "THE INDIANS FIGHT" "General Davidson Attacked by Oconees, Kiowas and Comanches" "More Evidences of Indian Treachery" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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669617

Bartlett's sewing machine...

Item #669617

November 18, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 18, 1865  Inside has a print of; "Bartlett's Sewing Machine" accompanied by a detailed article on it titled: "The New Sewing Machine".

Other inventions & mechanical improvements throughout, some illustrated.

Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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669616

A crank-motion shuttle sewing machine...

Item #669616

September 16, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 16, 1865  The front page has an article with 2 prints of: "Earle Harry Smith's Crank-Motion Shuttle Sewing Machine".

The balance of the issue is taken up with various articles on the latest inventions and mechanical improvements, a few with illustrations.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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669608

1874 Georgetown, South Carolina race riots....

Item #669608

August 22, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 22, 1874



* Georgetown, South Carolina

* Race war - riots - blacks




The top of page 10 has one column headings that include: "THE BLACK RIOTS" "Bloodshed and Murder In South Carolina" "Scenes Of Horror" and more. (See) Text takes up 1 1/2 columns.

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

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669607

1878 Birch Creek battle... Indians...

Item #669607

July 12, 1878

NEW YORK TRIBUNE (Semi-Weekly), July 12 , 1878



* Battle of Birch Creek

* Near Pendleton, Oregon

* Bannock War - Indians




Page 7 has an article headed: "The Indian War" "Howard's Fight" "His Men Charge Up Steep Ridges And Drive The Indians Three Times..." (see)

Complete with 16 pages, tabloid size, generally very nice.... See More  

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669594

The Great Comet of 1874... Coggia's Comet...

Item #669594

July 02, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 2, 1874



* C/1874 H1 (Coggia's Comet}

* The Great Comet of 1874




The top of page 3 has a two column diagram headed: "Coggia's Comet" Also one column headings: "THE COMET COME" "Her First Appearance Last Evening" "Scientific Sketch of the Celestial Visitor" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, ni... See More  

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669592

1874 Henrietta Weibel "The Baby Burner" arrested......

Item #669592

August 01, 1874

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 1, 1874



* Henrietta Weibel "The Baby Burner"

* 13 Year old girl fiend of New York City

* West Farms, Bronx murder attempt




The top of page 3 has one column headings: "A FIENDISH GIRL" "A Child of Thirteen with a Mania for Baby Burning" "A Street Walker At Eleven" and more. (see) Text takes up just over a full column.

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669591

1874 Bone Alley "the most crowded pace on earth"...

Item #669591

July 23, 1874

NEW YORK HERALD, July 23, 1874



* Bone Alley "the most crowded place on earth"

* New York City ghetto - filthy block




The top of page 11 has one column headings: "BONE ALLEY" "The Home Of The Rag Pickers" "Where the Rags, Bones, Fat and Bottles Go" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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669590

1874 Butcher's Run flood... Pittsburgh...

Item #669590

July 28, 1874

NEW YORK HERALD, July 28, 1874



* Butcher's Run Flood disaster

* O'Hara Street, Pittsburgh PA




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE PITTSBURG DELUGE" "Two Hundred Persons Drowned and Missing" "A Vast Volume of Water Discharged Upon the City" "Great Destruction Of Property" "Houses Turned Upside Down" and more. (see) Text tak... See More  

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669587

1874 Lincoln Memorial Tower in London...

Item #669587

July 20, 1874

NEW YORK HERALD, July 20, 1874



* Lincoln Memorial Tower of London

* Cornerstone laid in Lambeth

* Gothic Revival architecture




The top of page 3 has one column headings: "THE LINCOLN TOWER" "The Memorial Stone of the Monument Laid in England" "Honor to the Memory of the Emancipation Chief" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete in 10 pages, a little irregular ... See More  

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669586

David Livingstone's mission in Afrcia...

Item #669586

July 17, 1874

NEW YORK HERALD, July 17, 1874



* David Livingstone

* Henry Morton Stanley




The top of page 3 has one column headings: "UNEXPLORED AFRICA" "An Anglo-American Journalistic Expedition" "David Livingstone Work To Be Completed" "Mr. H.M. Stanley's Mission" Text takes up two full columns.

Other news of the day. Complete in 10 pages, minor spine wear, ni... See More  

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669583

1874 Weehawken, New Jersey oil fire disaster...

Item #669583

July 12, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 12, 1874



* Weehawken, Hudson, Co., New Jersey

* Oil Company's Works fire disaster




The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE GREAT OIL FIRE" "A Scene of Terrible Grandeur in Weehawken" "The Oil Tanks Still Ablaze--The Story in Detail" and more. (see) Text takes up just a full column.

Other news of the day. Comple... See More  

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669570

1870 Jem Mace vs. Tom Allen... boxing championship...

Item #669570

May 11, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 11, 1870



* Boxers Jem Mace vs. Tom Allen

* Heavyweight boxing championship

* Kennerville, Louisiana




The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE PRIZE RING" "Result of the Mill Between Mace and Allen Near New Orleans" "Allen Badly Thrashed in Ten Heavy Rounds" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 3 full columns includi... See More  

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669566

re. Red Stockings' 84 game winning streak snapped...

Item #669566

June 16, 1870

NEW-YORK TIMES, June 16, 1870 



* Cincinnati Red (Reds) Stockings baseball

* Mention of 84 game win streak ending

* vs. Union of Morrisania - Bronx - NYC




Page 5 has a report of a baseball game between the Cincinnati Red Stockings and the Union of Morrisania with box scores under: "The National Game" and more. The beginning of the report mentions the recent defeat of the Red S... See More  

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669565

1870 Chief Red Cloud and more East visit...

Item #669565

June 21, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 21, 1870



* Chief Red Cloud - Spotted Tail & more

* Oglala Lakota Indians - Native Americans

* Visit to Washington D.C. & New York




The top of page 5 has one column headings: "RED CLOUD" "The Other Side--No Fancy Sketch" and more. (See)

Complete with 12 pages, irregular along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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669514

John B. Sanborn & Dakota Indians in 1870...

Item #669514

April 18, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 18, 1870



* John B. Sanborn - Indian Peace Commissioner

* Outbreak of Native Americans in the Dakotas ?




Page 7 has an article headed: "The Indians" "The Reason for the Threatened Outbreak of the Dakotah Indians..." which is a letter that is signed in type: John B. Sanborn.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.... See More  

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669486

Indians massacre whites in 1870 Wyoming...

Item #669486

April 04, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 4, 1870



* Indians - Native Americans attack

* Atlantic City, Fremont County, Wyoming




Page 7 has an article headed: "Indian Treachery In Wyoming" "Massacre of Whites by Peaceful Redskins" "The Indians" and more. See image for text here.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally ni... See More  

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669451

1870 Anti-Slavery Society... Wendell Phillips...

Item #669451

April 11, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 11, 1870



* Anti-Slavery Society at Apollo Hall

* Wendell Phillips - Lucretia Mott




The top of page 4 has one column headings: "Anti-Slavery's Wake" "Wendell Phillips' Farewell..." (see)

Complete with 12 pages, some spine wear, generally in good condition.... See More  

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669414

1873 Congregation Emanu-EL of New York...

Item #669414

December 14, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 14, 1873



* Congregation Emanu-El of New York - temple

* First reform Jewish congregation of NYC

* Rabbi Gustav Gottheil - Jews - Judaica




The top of page 7 has a one column heading: "Temple Emanuel" with subhead. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 16 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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669390

Hudson River tunnel disaster....

Item #669390

July 22, 1880

KANSAS CITY DAILY JOURNAL, July 22, 1880



* Hudson River tunnel disaster

* Jersey City, New Jersey




The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "DREADFUL DISASTER" "The Tunnel Under Hudson River Caves In and Twenty Men Buried Alive" "Thrilling Description of the Accident..." and more. First report coverage on the cave-in disaster within t... See More  

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669379

Khanate of Khivan campaign of 1873...

Item #669379

November 26, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 26, 1873



* Khivan campaign of 1873 w/ map



The top of page 4 has a four column map with headline: "Map Of The City Of Khiva And Environs" Also one column headings include: "KHIVA--NO. 5." "Bombardment Of Khiva" and more. (See)

Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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669368

1873 Virginius Affair executions... Cuba...

Item #669368

November 13, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 13, 1873



* Virginius Affair - executions

* Ten Years' War




The top of page 3 has one column headings: "CUBA" "The Captain and Crew of the Virginius Executed by the Spaniards" "Bloody Scenes at Santiago de Cuba" "Deadly Doings During Two Days" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 2 1/2 columns.

Other news of the day t... See More  

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669367

1873 Ulysses S. Grant's annual message......

Item #669367

December 03, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 3, 1873



* President Ulysses S. Grant

* State of the Union Address




The top of page 4 has one column headings: "THE MESSAGE" "Recommendations to Congress by the National Executive" "The Virginius Outrage" "The Navy To Be Restored While the Money Lasts" and more. (see) Text of the address takes up over 5 1/2 columns and is signe... See More  

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669363

Boss Tweed sentenced to prison...

Item #669363

November 23, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 23, 1873



* William M. "Boss" Tweed scandal

* Tammany Hall leader sentenced




The top of page 6 has one column headings: "NEMESIS" "Tweed Sentenced to Thirteen Years' Imprisonment in the Penitentiary" "Interview With Tweed...." and more. Text takes up over 4 columns.

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

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669339

First of this Indian Territory newspaper we have offered...

Item #669339

October 05, 1889

OUR BROTHER IN RED, Muskogee, Indian Territory, Oct. 5, 1889 



* Very rare publication



This would become the state of Oklahoma in 1907. A quite uncommon title meant for the Indians in the territory. The motto in the masthead notes: "Christian Education the Hope of the Indian."

This title is not noted in Gregory's "Union List of Newspapers", nor are any held by th... See More  

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669336

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

Item #669336

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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669335

Yosemite diagram and discoveries...

Item #669335

October 18, 1865

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 18, 1865 



* Very early Yosemite description w/ diagram



The front page has a detailed, column-wide diagram and a wonderful account of a visit the Yosemite Valley and surrounding region: "From The Missouri To The Pacific...XVI" "Yosemite--Its Discovery--Our Party--View From Inspiration Point--Entering the Valley" & more.

The report begins: &... See More  

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669328

1873 John C. Heenan funeral... boxing fame...

Item #669328

November 03, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 3, 1873



* John C. Heenan death funeral

* Bare Knuckle boxing - boxer




Page 8 has an article headed: "The Heenan Obsequies" "Funeral Ceremonies of America's Favorite Boxer..." (see)

Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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669326

Virginius captured near Cuba... pirates ?...

Item #669326

November 06, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 6, 1873



* Virginius Affair - capture

* Diplomatic dispute - Cuba




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE STEAMSHIP VIRGINIUS" "Capture of the Vessel by a Spanish Gunboat" "The Chase, Capture And Prisoners" and more. (see)

Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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669323

Yellow Fever epidemic in 1873 Memphis...

Item #669323

October 27, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 27, 1873



* Yellow fever - jack outbreak

* Memphis, Tennessee epidemic




The top of page 4 has one column heading: "MEMPHIS" "Welcome Jack Frost Conquering Yellow Jack" "The City To Be Placed in a Proper Sanitary Condition" and more. Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns.

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

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669322

1886 Hylton Castle sinking...

Item #669322

January 13, 1886

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, January 13, 1886



* Hylton Castle shipwreck

* Fire Island, Long Island, New York




The to of the front page has one column headings: "LOSS OF THE HYLTON CASTLE" "How Half Of the Men On OBard Escape" and more.  Text takes up over a full column.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light browning, small piece torn away at upper left corner, othe... See More  

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669274

An improved fish hook, and a folding bed...

Item #669274

November 23, 1867

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 23, 1867  A wealth of interesting articles and illustrations on the latest in scientific improvements of the year.

Among those shown are: "Lenhart's Spring Fish Hook" "Bowlus' Lay-Down Fence" "Woodside's Patent Folding Bedstead" and more.

Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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669244

1873 Polaris expedition to North Pole..

Item #669244

October 01, 1873

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 1, 1873



* Polaris expedition to North Pole (hardships)



Page
5 has large map with headline: "THE ROADWAY TO THE POLE" and more. Also many one column headings include: "THE POLARIS" "Detailed Accounts of the Rescue of Buddington's Party" "Thrilling Narrative of Two Years of Peril by an Old Salt" "What Followed The Death Of... See More  

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669221

1871 Canada boat race....

Item #669221

August 23, 1871

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 23, 1871



* New Brunswick, Canada 

* Kennebecasis River boat race

* St. John vs. Tyne, Newcastle crews




The top of page 3 has a three column map titled: "THE GREAT AQUATIC CONTEST" and more. Also one column headings: "THE ST. JOHN RACE" "The Crews In Tip-Top Condition" "About the Betting and Its Changes" and more. (see)

... See More  

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669220

Traveling to San Francisco in 1871....

Item #669220

August 14, 1871

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 14, 1871



* Westward migration of Americans

* Emigration to the West Coast (San Francisco)

* Hardships of 19th century travel




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "AFTER THE SETTING SUN" "From The Narrows To The Golden Gate" "Over the Three Great Mountain Ranges" "A Flying Visit To The Mormons" and more with many small... See More  

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669218

1871 Mount Ruang volcano eruption & tidal wave......

Item #669218

August 15, 1871

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 15, 1871



* Mount Ruang volcano eruption - Sangihi Islands

* Island of Tagulandang tidal wave disaster - Indonesia




The top of page 5 has one column headings: "FIGHTFUL CALAMITY" "Terrible Loss of Life by a Volcano Eruption in the Malay Archipelago" "All Beings and Habitations Swept Off the Island" and more. (see)

Complete with 12 pages... See More  

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669217

Great Revere train wreck of 1871...

Item #669217

August 28, 1871

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 28, 1871



* Great Revere train wreck of 1871 - Massachusetts

* Eastern Railroad's Portland Express accident




The top of page 5 has one column headings: "SLAUGHTER" "The Massachusetts Railroad Horror" "Thrilling Account Of the Disaster" "Sickening Sight at the Deadhouse" and more. (see) Text takes up 3 columns.

Complete wit... See More  

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669173

The university crew races on Lake Saratoga...

Item #669173

July 14, 1875

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1875 



* Intercollegiate Regatta w/ map

* Cornell University Big Red (Freshmen)

* Boat - rowing - Saratoga Lake




The top of the front page has one column headings: "THE COLLEGIATE REGATTA" "Cornell University Wins The Freshmen Race" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up most of the front page and continues inside.

Other news of the day. ... See More  

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669158

Orange riots of 1871... Irish religious factions...

Item #669158

July 12, 1871

NEW YORK HERALD, July 12, 1871



* Orange Riots of 1871 - Manhattan NYC

* Irish Protestants "Orangemen" vs. Irish Catholics




Page 3 has many one column headings that include: "TO-DAY'S RUCTION" "The Military in Readiness to Aid the Police and Preserve Order" "Five Thousand of the National Guard Ready in Brooklyn" and much more. Lengthy text.

Comple... See More  

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669154

Woman Murderer Laura Fair in 1871...

Item #669154

July 21, 1871

NEW YORK HERALD, July 21, 1871



* Laura Fair interview

* Woman Murderer




Page 6 has an article headed: "LAURA D. FAIR" "She Tells the Story of Her Past Life" "Her Appeal to the Press to be Let Alone" (see) Takes takes up over a full column. He murder sentence would be overturned and cause a big uproar.

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

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669153

KKK outrages in 1871 Kentucky...

Item #669153

July 22, 1871

NEW YORK HERALD, July 22, 1871



* KKK - Ku Klux Klan

* Kentucky outrages




Page 5 has an article headed: "KU KLUX IN KENTUCKY" "A Full Exposure of the Kentucky Ku Kluxes" and more. (see)

Complete with 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.... See More  

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669104

Early New York City road surface in 1869...

Item #669104

August 31, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 31, 1869



* Streets of New York City

* Pavement - road surface




The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "STREETS OF NEW YORK" "Present Condition of the Pavement in Different Parts of the City" "How Repairs Are Conducted" and more. Text takes up just over 2 full columns.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages i... See More  

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669048

The great international boat race of 1869...

Item #669048

August 28, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 28, 1869



* The great international boat race

* Harvard vs. Oxford University

* The River Thames - London w/ map




Page 3 has a four column map with headline: "THE INTERNATIONAL BOAT RACE" and more. Also one column headings: "THE RACE" "The International Pull at the Oar" "The College Boys of Harvard (American) and Oxford (English) i... See More  

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669044

Very early Bucknell University in 1869...

Item #669044

August 03, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 3, 1869



* University of Lewisburg - Pennsylvania

* 17 Years before changing name to Bucknell




Page 7 has an article with small headings: "Lewisburg University" "Commencement Exercises--Large Attendance--Students Graduated..." (See)

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

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669013

Early baseball constitution regulations in 1869...

Item #669013

July 27, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 27, 1869



* Post Civil War baseball meetings & more

* Early rules and regulations (New York)




Page 3 has an headed: "The National Game" "Amendments to the Constitution of the State Association" "Base Ball Notes" (see)

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

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669012

Lengthy article on cockfighting in 1869...

Item #669012

July 21, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 21, 1869



* Cockfighting - illegal blood sport

* Roosters - gamecocks - cockpit

* Unusually lengthy & uncommon article




Page 8 has an article with small headings: "Cock Fighting" "Another Hard-fought Main Between Virginia and North Carolina..." (see) Rare to find articles on this illegal blood sport, especially this lengthy.

Other news of t... See More  

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669001

1869 Monticello, New York hanging...

Item #669001

July 16, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 16, 1869



* Monticello, Sullivan County, New York execution

* Hanging of Noah Bigelow for murder




Thew back page has an article headed: "THE DEATH PENALTY" "Execution in Sullivan County of Noah Bigelow for the Murder of His Niece" "The Scene At The Gallows" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, a little spine... See More  

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668998

1869 Gettysburg battlefield monument dedication...

Item #668998

July 02, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 2, 1869



* Soldiers' National Monument dedication

* Battle of Gettysburg Battlefield - cemetery

* Henry War Beecher's prayer




Page 5 has an article with small headings: "Gettysburg" "Unveiling of the Monument--A Large Attendance..." Text takes up over a full column.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, a little spine wear, ... See More  

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668991

David Livingstone's body leaves Africa....

Item #668991

March 27, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 27, 1874 



* re. David Livingstone death

* Explorer's body leaves Africa




The top of the page 7 has one column headings: "LIVINGSTONE" "Herald Special Report from London" "The Remains of the Explorer at Sea for England" "The Body Identified" See image for brief text here.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 p... See More  

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