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618450

March from Selma to Montgomery...

Item #618450

March 16, 1965

THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, March 16, 1965 



* Selma to Montgomery, Alabama 

* Martin Luther King Jr.




The front page has a five column headline: "Negro Leaders Meet On Plans To Resume Highway March To Capitol" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a few small binding holes along spine, otherwise nice.... See More  

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$34.00
618262

The Confederates are invincible...

Item #618262

August 08, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Aug. 8, 1862  Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery.

Among the various reports inside are: "Our Independence No Longer a Doubt" which is an interesting and over-confident letter mentioning in part: "...I consider our independence as a ... See More  

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617765

Sam Jones.... 1st Negro to throw a no-hitter in Major League Baseball...

Item #617765

May 13, 1955

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, May 13, 1955



* Sam Jones - Chicago Cubs

* 1st Negro to throw a no-hitter in Major League Baseball




The sport's section (page 11) has a two column heading: "HOW IT'S GETTING TO BE IN TOSSING NO-HITTERS IN THE MAJOR LEAGUES" First report coverage on the 1st Negro pitcher to throw a no-hitter in the MLB.

Other news, sports and adver... See More  

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617623

Selma-Montgomery march ruling... Johnson's voting bill...

Item #617623

March 18, 1965

WALL STREET JOURNAL, Pacific Coast Edition, March 18, 1965  On the front page under the heading "World Wide" reports "Johnson Sent his new Negro voting bill to Congress"; "Alabama Officials were barred from hindering a 50-mile civil-rights march" and "Martin Luther King, Jr. triumphantly announced the decision to hundreds of his followers massed before the c... See More  

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617503

Duluth, Minnesota lynchings...

Item #617503

June 17, 1920

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 17, 1920 



* Duluth, Minnesota lynchings (1st report)

* 3 negro circus workers hanged 

* Isaac McGhie - Nate Green - Elmer Jackson 



Page 2 has a one column heading: "Troops on Guard In Duluth After Three Lynchings" with subhead. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light browning, minor spine wear, ge... See More  

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616957

Piracy... Slave up-rising suppressed...

Item #616957

March 21, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, March 21, 1829  A lot of the news in this newspaper is government related from different regions of America. Featured in this issue is a great report on piracy with nice details of a capture. Also within this issue is a small report of slave uprising in Louisiana. This has interesting news of the day throughout. 

Sixteen pages measur... See More  

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616767

University of Michigan prints from 1887...

Item #616767

July 09, 1887

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 9, 1887 



* University of Michigan - U-M

* Ann Arbor buildings prints




Nice, tipped-in double page centerfold: "The University Of Michigan, At Ann Arbor" features 9 illustrations of the notable buildings on the campus, including: "The Library" "The Museum" "The Medical School" "The School Of Dentistry"... See More  

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616536

Prelude to the Civil War... Georgia to secede... Much more...

Item #616536

January 19, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 19, 1861 



* Southern secession

* Fort Sumter tensions

* Prelude to the Civil War




Among the one column heads on the ftpg. are: "The National Troubles" "Animated Debate on the Kansas Bill" "Passage of the Army Bill in Committee of the Whole" "Latest Dispatches from the South" "Declaration of the Georgia Convention in Favo... See More  

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616429

Haywood Patterson found guilty... Scottsboro Boys....

Item #616429

April 10, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 10, 1933



* Scottsboro  Boys rape case

* Haywood Patterson




The front page has one column headlines: "NEGRO FOUND GUILTY IN SCOTTSBORO CASE; JURY 0UT 22 HOURS" "Verdict Carries Sentence of Death After One Juror Had Held Out for Life Term" and more. (see) 1st report coverage on Haywood Patterson being found guilty of rape in the famous Scottsb... See More  

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615968

Negro Woman execution...

Item #615968

April 23, 1881

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, April 23, 1881



* Lunenburg County, Virginia

* Negro Woman hanging - execution




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "A Hanging Horror" "The Execution of a Colored Woman in Virginia" and more with smaller subheads.

Complete in 12 pages, a little ma... See More  

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615567

Tazewell, Tennessee...

Item #615567

August 17, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 17, 1862 



* Tazewell TN Tennessee

* Baton Rouge LA Louisiana




Among the ftpg. Civil War heads are: "Interesting From New Orleans' "The Negro Brigade Controversy Still Pending" "Commerce & Trade Increasing" "General Butler's Measures to Relieve the Poor of New Orleans' "A Grant Melee Between the Police & A... See More  

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615556

Hampton County, South Carolina Negro lynching...

Item #615556

July 28, 1882

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 28, 1882



* Hampton County, South Carolina

* Martin Beckett - Negro lynching




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "Chronicles Of Crime" "Later Details of the Lynching of Martin Beckett in South Carolina" "After a Severe Struggle with the Jailer the C... See More  

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615538

Virginia's governor and the former slaves...

Item #615538

July 12, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, July 12, 1865 



* Georgia Emancipation

* Slaves and Masters




The front page has: "Georgia: Address of Provisional Governor Johnson, His Views On Emancipation." which takes over a full column. Other reports inside include: "VIRGINIA", "Governor Pierpoint and the Negroes", "Their Late Rebel Masters Trying to Get Rid of Them&q
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615527

Naples is captured by the Austrians...

Item #615527

May 16, 1821

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C.., May 16, 1821  The front page has historic content on the history of Italy with the top of the page: "The Fate Of Naples Decided!" and within the article is: "...The papers announce the important fact that the Neapolitians have FAILED IN THEIR ATTEMPT TO ESTABLISH A FREE GOVERNMENT! They have signed a convention with the Austrians &... See More  

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615503

Charles Dickens... Slave ship captured...

Item #615503

May 22, 1841

THE NEW WORLD, New York, May 22, 1841 



* Charles Dickens

* African slave trade




Primarily a literary newspaper with several pages containing a chapter of "Barnaby Rudge, by Charles Dickens". The back page has a brief article: "Slavers Captured" which mentions: "...with upwards of one thousand slaves on board..." (see).

Sixteen pages, 10 by 14 1/2 inches, n... See More  

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615496

Voice of the Nation of Islam...

Item #615496

June 18, 1971

MUHAMMAD SPEAKS, Chicago, Illinois, June 18, 1971  This newspaper was one of the most widely-read ever produced by an African American organization. Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad began the publication on May 1960 as a weekly publication. It was distributed nationwide by the Nation Of Islam and covered current events around the world as well as relevant news in African American commun... See More  

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615380
Item #615380

April 25, 1850

EMANCIPATOR & REPUBLICAN, Boston, April 25, 1850  Although the title would seem to imply this is an anti-slavery newspaper, the content is almost entirely political, plus advertisements as well.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a few minor archival mends.

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614267

Marianna, Arkansas Negro lynching..

Item #614267

May 27, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, May 27, 1883



* Marianna, Arkansas

* Negro lynching

* Lee County




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 2 has an article headed: "CALENDAR OF CRIME" "A Negro Fire-Bug Murdered by a Mob at Marianna, Ark." and more. (see)

This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and l... See More  

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613356

1879 Negro exodusters..

Item #613356

April 20, 1879

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, April 20, 1879



* Negro Exodusters begin

* Wyandotte KS Kansas




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 3 has an article headed: "The Colored Immigrants" "Brief Description of Their Reception and Condition at Wyandotte" and more. (see) Text takes up more than a full column.

This issue is not fra... See More  

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611422

Very early boxing...

Item #611422

July 30, 1811

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, July 30, 1811



* Tom "The Moor" Molineaux

* African-American bare-knuckle boxer




Page 3 has a one paragraph report about a boxing match near London between Molineux, the famous black man from New York, and a young Englishman named Rimmer. The report states in part: "...In the course of 15 minutes the black pounded his antagonist most tremendo... See More  

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611282

Details of a slave case brought to trial...

Item #611282

October 26, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 26, 1848  The top of page 3 has an article: "Important Slave Case Decision" which begins: "The Case of Lewis Pierrie, alleged to be the slave of Robert Tilghman of New Orleans, came up again before Judge King..." followed by much detail concerning the case (see).

Four pages, nice condition.

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610839

Slave ad... Texas and the United States government...

Item #610839

May 10, 1836

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 10, 1836  The middle of the front page has a detailed ad headed: "100 Dollars Reward" for a runaway: "...Negro Man named NED, about six feet high, dark copper color..."with additional descriptions (see). Page 3 has nearly two column concerning Texas beginning: "The Texian subject has assumed an aspect entirely new as... See More  

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609917

Gov. Brownlow offers a reward for the captuure of the former governor...

Item #609917

May 10, 1865

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, May 10, 1865 



* Very rare Civil War title - closing events

* William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow




W. G. Brownlow, or  Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned t... See More  

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608861

Rolling Fork, Mississippi riot...

Item #608861

December 12, 1875

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, December 12, 1875



* Rolling Fork MS Mississippi

* Negro massacre - riot




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. Page 4 has an article headed: "SATAN SMILED" "Notorious Negroes Precipitate the Rolling Fork Riot" "The Rolling Fork Riot" See image for text here.

Complete in 12 p... See More  

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607094

Daniel Sickles... Afrcian slave trade...

Item #607094

March 04, 1859

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, March 4, 1859



* Daniel Sickles' wife

* Philip Barton Key murder

* African slave trade




The front page has an article headed: "The Sickles Tragedy" See image for text here.

Page 2 has a lengthy article headed: "The Slave-trade and the Right of Search" Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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607032

Slavery & the South...

Item #607032

February 21, 1859

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, February 21, 1859



* African slave trade

* Pre Civil War South




Page 8 has an article headed: "Defenders Of The Slave-Trade". See image for text.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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606649

Fugitive slave case...

Item #606649

December 05, 1857

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, December 5, 1857



* Fugitive slave case

* Pre-Civil War




The front page has an article headed: "Fugitive Slave Case in Indiana" See image for text.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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606472

Panchita slaver case...

Item #606472

July 28, 1857

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, July 28, 1857



* Slaver Panchita  case



Page 2 has an article headed: "THE SLAVE-TRADE" "Curious Case Of The Panchita" and more. Text takes up over four columns.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise nice.

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606331

The fugitive slave John Anderson... Seceding from the Union...

Item #606331

February 04, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 4, 1861 



* John Anderson - fugitive slave

* Pre Civil War Southern tensions




Inside has: "A Southern Diarist" "Later From California" "Arrival of the Pony Express" "News From Kansas" "Movements of Mr. Lincoln" "The Case of the Fugitive Anderson", the latter concerning the trial of the famed fugitive slave... See More  

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605110

Nicholasville, Kentucky Negro lynching...

Item #605110

May 01, 1867

WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Worcester, Massachusetts, May 1, 1867



* Nicholasville, Kentucky

* Jessamine County Negro lynching




Page 3 has a small one column heading: "Lynch Law revived in Kentucky". See image for text.

Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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605003

Negro suffrage...

Item #605003

January 31, 1867

WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, January 31, 1867



* Negroes suffrage

* District of Columbia




Page 2 has a small one column heading: "Negro Suffrage" See image for text here.

Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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602895

Capture of a slave ship... Lincoln offered as a compromise candidate for President...

Item #602895

June 21, 1860

NEW YORK TIMES, June 21, 1860 



* Famous slaver "Wildfire"

* African slave trade print fame




Page 2 has small one column headings: "The Captured Slaver" "Reception Of The Negroes At Key West--How They Fare" This is a notable slave ship, made somewhat famous by the print of it found in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly.

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

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602390

Carbondale, Illinois negro lynching...

Item #602390

February 06, 1874

EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, February 6, 1874



* Terre Haute, Indiana ghost

* Carbondale, Illinois negro lynching




This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.

The front page has one column headings: "LYNCH LAW" "Hanging, by a Mob, of a Negro Murderer at Carbondale..." See image for text.

Page three has one column hea... See More  

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602369

1st Negro high school in Kentucky...

Item #602369

October 08, 1873

EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, October 8, 1873



* 1st Negro high school

* Louisville KY Kentucky




This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.

The front page has one column headings: "Kentucky" "The First Colored High School in Kentucky". See image for text.

Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise in nice condi... See More  

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601852

First World Series to include African American comes to close...

New York Yankees Win World Series...

Item #601852

October 07, 1947

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 7, 1947 



* New York Yankees Win World Series

* First World Series to include an African American

* Jackie Robinson - Brooklyn Dodgers




The sport's section (page 14) has a six column headline:



"N.Y. Pitching, Hitting, Deciding Factor"



with subheads, related photo and box scores. This was the first World Series to incl... See More  

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601066

White slave trafficking... Walter Johnson... Coney Island...

Item #601066

May 19, 1913

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 19, 1913 The front page of the issue has a one-column headline "SAYS SLAVE TRUST EARNS MILLIONS" with subheads "Rockefeller Report Reveals Astounding Conditions Throughout the Borough of Manhattan"; "Traffic Not 'Economic'"; "Denounce Dance Halls and Makes Charge that Real Estate Agents Are Leagued with Procurers in 'Clearing Hou... See More  

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600949

Watkins Glen, New York...

Item #600949
HARPER'S MONTHLY, New York, June, 1871  Inside has a twelve page article: "An Excursion To Watkins Glen" that includes fullpg. illustrations of the "Entrance To Watkins Glen" & "Glen Alpha" and nearly halfpg. illustrations of "The Cathedral" "The Cascade" "The Well" and a few others. Article: "The Horrors of Santa Doming... See More  

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600947

1903 color comics... Punch and Judy...

Item #600947

December 06, 1903

THE SUNDAY PRESS, Philadelphia, Dec. 13th, 1903



* Punch and Judy - Negro

* Billy Bounce




Children's and Comic Section. The front page of this section has two color comics with one titled: "Punch And Judy Up To Date" The back side of this section has two color comics titles: "The Teasers: Bobby Gets Himself Into More Trouble" and "Billy Bounce Team Rolls A Race&q... See More  

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600772

Anna Elizabeth Dickinson death....

Item #600772

October 25, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 25, 1932



* Anna Elizabeth Dickinson death

* Anti slavery - Women's rights




Page 19 has one column headlines:



"ANNA E. DICKINSON, SLAVERY FOE, DEAD"

"Had Been Hoping to Celebrate 90th Birthday Next Friday Until Just Before End"

"Woman's Rights Champion"




and more with photo. (see) See images for 1st report coverage on t... See More  

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600728

Ironton, Missouri Negro lynching...

Item #600728

July 31, 1882

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, July 31, 1882



* Ironton, Missouri

* Negro lynching




The front page has a one column heading: "A Negro Lynched for Attempting in Outrage an Old Lady". Actual report is on page 2 under: "Negro Lynched". See images for text. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, otherwise in good con... See More  

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600572

Friars Point, Mississippi Negro lynchings...

Item #600572

January 17, 1876

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, January 17, 1876



* Friars Point, Mississippi

* Negroes - lynchings




This 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

Page 5 has one column headings: "Mississippi Justice" "Four Negroes Lynched at Friars' Point" See image for text here.

Complete, a little spine wear, otherwise in good con... See More  

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600413

Walton, Kentucky Negro lynching....

Item #600413

September 06, 1879

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, September 6, 1879



* Walton, Kentucky

* Negro lynching




This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.



The front page has one column headings: "Twenty Shots In His Body" "While Tied To A Tree By A Posse Of Citizens" See image for text.



Complete, a little margin wear, otherwise in good con... See More  

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600368

Jackie Robinson & Bob Feller... inducted into the Hall of Fame...

Item #600368

January 24, 1962

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, January 24, 1962 



* Bob Feller & Jackie Robinson inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. 

* Jackie Robinson becomes 1st African American to be so honored 



Page 6 has a one column headline: "Robinson, Feller Join Hall of Fame" 1st report coverage on Bob Feller and Jackie Robinson being inducted into Baseball's hal... See More  

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600343

Johnson Chestnut Whittaker...

Item #600343

April 09, 1880

CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Ohio, April 9, 1880 



* Johnson Chestnut Whittaker 

* West Point military academy 

* Negro cadet case
 



The front page has small one column headings: "The Colored Cadet" and"Did He Commit the Outrage on Himself?"

Other news and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in  8 pages, minor margin wear, otherwise nice.... See More  

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600291

Reconstruction... The South after the war... Arizona...

Item #600291

June 26, 1865

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, New York, June 26, 1865



* Post Civil War reconstruction in the South



The front page has the following one column headlines: "RECONSTRUCTION", "The South Carolinians & the President", "Plain Words by the Chief Magistrate", "Conditions to the Readmission of the Palmetto State", "The Abandonment of Slavery Essential", &quo... See More  

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600274

Woman slave case...

Item #600274

July 25, 1837

SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Massachusetts, July 25, 1837



* Slave case



This issue contains news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout. Page 3 has a small one column heading: "A Slave Case" See image for text here.



Complete in 4 pages, minor foxing spots, nice condition.

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600170

The manumission of slaves... Marquis La Fayette...

Item #600170

November 15, 1788

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, November 15, 1788 Page 5 has nearly two columns with various reports from American regarding American Indians, as well as a brief article from New York from: "...The Society for promoting the manumission [freeing]of slaves, and protecting such of them as have been or may be liberated...", which mentions the presence of Marquis La Fayette among others.

Eight pages, ... See More  

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599989

Nashville, Tennessee Negro lynching...

Item #599989

March 26, 1872

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 26, 1872



* Negro lynching



The front page has a small one column heading: "A Negro Robber and Murderer Lynched in Tennessee" 1st report coverage on the lynching of Negro, David Jones, at Nashville, Tennessee"

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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599850

Much on Indian treaties...

Item #599850

April 24, 1819

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 24, 1819  Among the articles are: "How to Tame an Elephant!" "Indian Treaties Ratified at the Late Session of Congress" which takes two pages; "Mexican Coinage"; a brief item: "Negro Stealing" reads: "Sentence of death has been pronounced on a fellow in North Carolina for negro stealing. If hanging is ri... See More  

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599761

Emancipation of slaves anniversary...

Item #599761

April 17, 1872

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1872



* Emancipation of slaves

* District of Columbia

* Slavery anniversary




The front page has one column headings: "Emancipation Proclamation" "Celebration of the Abolition of Slavery in the District of Columbia"

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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