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Trip to California... Salt Lake City to receive telegraph...

Item #678322

October 14, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 14, 1858  The top of the front page has: "THE OVERLAND MAIL", "TEN DAYS LATER FROM CALIFORNIA", "INTERESTING FROM OREGON", "News from the Seat of War in Washington Territory", and more. News includes the announcement that the telegraph would soon connect Placerville, California and Salt Lake City - ultimately opening communication ... See More  

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Update regarding the Fort Pillow Massacre...

Item #678321

April 18, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, April 18, 1864  Among the front page single-column headings are: "IMPORTANT FROM TENNESSEE", "Disappearance of the Rebel Forces from Fort Pillow", "Reported Departure of Hardee's Corps for Virginia", "Capture of the Guerilla Chief Reynolds", "No Rebels in the Vicinity of Fort Pillow", and more. Inside coverage includes: &q... See More  

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Capture of Fort Pillow... The Chenango disaster... Paducah, Kentucky...

Item #678319

April 17, 1864

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York City, April 17, 1864.

* The capture of Fort Pillow and negro slaughter

* USS Chenango boiler explosion

* Paducah, Kentucky

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 CHENANGO DISASTER" "Additional Details of the Shocking C... See More  

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The inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris...

Item #677180

January 21, 2021

NEW YORK POST, Jan. 21, 1921

* A day of "firsts"

* Joe Biden sworn in as oldest president to-date

* Kamala Harris 1st female, 1st black, 1st South-Asian Vice-President

* Doug Emhoff 1st "second Gentleman" and first Jewish-American married to a President or Vice-President

The entire front page and pages 3-13 tell of the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President an... See More  

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National Council of Women...

Item #676645

April 26, 1899

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 26, 1899

* National Council of Women desire "Peace Meetings"

The front page of this issue has the heading: "WOMEN'S TRIBUTE TO THE CZAR".  May Wright Sewell spoke encouraging leaders throughout the world to put forth an agenda to help all people.

Complete in 14 pages, pulpish, severe chipping around the edges with loss of text... See More  

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Huge & graphic political ad...

Item #676111

March 12, 1814

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 12, 1814 

* Great Caleb Strong illustrated ad

The front page is dominated by a very large engraving of a ship, part of a political notice in support of Caleb Strong for governor. Note that the flag on the tallest mast bears his name with political slogans on the other flags. Much text as well.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very decorative, nice ... See More  

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Three double page prints, one circus-related...

Item #676065

October 20, 1860

NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Oct. 20, 1860  There are 3 fine double page prints in this issue including: "The Brothers Hanlon, The Bold Gymnasts and Acrobats..." which has 9 prints of their acrobatics, and names of all 6 brothers. A great circus-related double page print.

Then a dramatic: "Loss of the British Steamer 'Connaught'...Her Passenger gets & Crew Numbering ... See More  

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Battle of Waterloo: with a diagram...

Item #676042

August 15, 1815

WEEKLY AURORA, Philadelphia Aug. 15, 1815  

* Battle of Waterloo w/ diagram (rare)

* Duke of Wellington vs.Napoleon I

Concerning the famous Battle of Waterloo, the second page of this issue has a detailed report headed: "French Account Of The Battle."

The report takes about 1 1/2 columns on the second page and continues on next where, is a 6 1/4 by 2 3/4 inch diagram showing... See More  

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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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Michael Heilprin's famous response to Rabbi Raphall's sermon on slavery...

Item #675315

January 15, 1861

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 15, 1861 

* Michael Heilprin - Jewish biblical scholar

* Rabbi Morris Jacob Raphall on pro-slaves

* "The Bible View of Slavery" - Jews - Judaica

Page 5 has a lengthy article: "Slavery and The Hebrew Scriptures--Reply to the Rabbi Raphall".

Dr. Raphall's sermon, given on the President's Fast Day on January 4, was considered c... See More  

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Country's leading women's suffrage publication... Carrie Nation wrecks saloons... Ad for female dentist...

Item #675314

January 26, 1901

THE WOMAN'S TRIBUNE, Washington, D.C., Jan. 26, 1901

* Carrie Nation wrecks saloons

* Rare publication - Women's suffrage

Their motto in the masthead: "Equality Before The Law". This was the country's leading women's suffrage publication having begun in Beatrice, Nebraska, before moving to Washington, D.C. Published by Clara Bewick Colby, a women's rights activ... See More  

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Very early Charleston...

Item #675310

January 14, 1803

CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 14, 1803 

* Very rare & early Southern publication

A volume I issue (number 5) of this famous title from the South. Page 2 has a report from the Secretary of the Navy, as well as a report of the Secretary of State to the President, signed in type respectively: Robert Smith, and James Madison.

Four pages, slightly irregular at the blank spine... See More  

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Terrific full page baseball print...

Item #675266

November 03, 1866

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 3, 1866  Certainly the most desired print in this issue is the great full page captioned: "The Great Contest Between the Atlantic Baseball Club of Brooklyn, and the Athletics of Philadelphia, at the Capitoline Grounds, Fulton Ave., Brooklyn". This is one of just a few baseball prints showing the entire field of play with both offensive and de... See More  

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Wealth of sports coverage, including baseball...

Item #675265

April 01, 1882

NEW YORK CLIPPER, April 1, 1882  The ftpg. has a very nice print of: "Lillian Russell, Operatic Vocalist" with an article on her as well. Page 2 has about a full column of reports under the "Baseball" heading. Another pg. has a nice print of "D. A. Woods, Canadian Pedestrian" with a bio of him also. More baseball on yet another page.

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Sequoia National Park is created...

Item #675264

September 27, 1890

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 27, 1890 

* Sequoia National Park is created

Page 2 has a very notable yet inconspicuous report on the creation of Sequoia National Park.

Under the heading: "General Washington News" is a subhead: "The 'Big Trees' National Park" with the text noting: "Secretary Noble has promulgated rules & regulations for the gover... See More  

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William Cobbett's famous newspaper...

Item #675250

June 12, 1797

PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 12, 1797 

* Rare 18th century American publication

This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper.

Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffer... See More  

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War-worn veterans parade in Washington...

Item #675224

June 09, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, June 9, 1865 

* Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Trial of the conspirators

Taking over 2 1/2 columns on the front page are: "Trial Of The Assassins" "More Testimony for the Defence--A Distant Prospect of the End of the Trial" with many subheads.

Also on the ftpg: "From Washington" "The Closing Pageant of the War" "The War-Wor... See More  

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The Confederate title from Louisville, Kentucky...

Item #675166

September 07, 1861

LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, Sept. 7, 1861 

* Rare pro-Confederate title

* 1st year of the Civil War

Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confede... See More  

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Abraham Lincoln visits Harpers Ferry...

Item #675164

October 06, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 6, 1862 

* Second Battle of Corinth, Mississippi

* Abraham Lincoln visits Frederick, Maryland

* Bardstown, Kentucky - Guerrilla John Morgan

Among the front page  column heads on the Civil War are: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "A Great Battle Fought at Corinth on Saturday" "A Great National Victory" "The Enemy in Full Flight, and Our F... See More  

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The Civil War in Pea Ridge, Arkansas...

Item #675162

October 27, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES Oct. 27, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR IN THE SOUTHWEST" "Another Great Victory in Arkansas" "The Vicinity of Pea Ridge Again Made Memorable" "Morgan's Last Raid" "AFFAIRS ON THE UPPER POTOMAC" "The Enemy Reported to Have Evacuated Winchester" "A Movement Toward Gord
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The Civil War in Pea Ridge, Arkansas...

Item #675161

October 27, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 27, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR IN THE SOUTHWEST" "Another Great Victory in Arkansas" "The Vicinity of Pea Ridge Again Made Memorable" "Morgan's Last Raid" "AFFAIRS ON THE UPPER POTOMAC" "The Enemy Reported to Have Evacuated Winchester" "A Movement Toward Gor
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The Civil War in Virginia...

Item #675160

November 28, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 28, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Army Operations In Virginia" "Fredericksburgh Not Occupied by the Rebels in Force" "Visit of the President to Gen. Burnside" "From Harper's Ferry - A Successful Raid into Secessia" "THANKSGIVING" "The Day - Its Observance--Its Duties--Its Pleasures...&q... See More  

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Rebel army is demoralized...

Item #675159

January 04, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 4, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From Port Royal & Tybee" "Preparations for a New Attack Upon the Rebels" "Important From Kentucky--Rebels Destroying the Railroad Below Green River" "Capture of a Party of Rebels on the Left Wing" "Increased Demoralization in the Rebel Army" "Ominou... See More  

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Rare mention of Kit Carson in the Civil War...

Item #675157

March 14, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1862 

* Battle of Valverde - New Mexico

* Rare Kit Carson mention

The front page has much reporting on the Civil War including one column heads: "The "Advance of the Army" "Latest Intelligence from the Vicinity of Manassas" "Rebels Expected to Make a Stand at Gordonsville" "Gen. McClellan & His Army" and more.

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The rebels near Martinsburg...

Item #675153

October 02, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES Oct. 2, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "FROM THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC" "The Rebels Found Near Shepherdsville" "They are Pursued to Martinsburgh and Shelled from that Place" "NEWS FROM NEW-ORLEANS" "Great Crowds Taking the Oath of Allegiance" "Guerrillas Getting Tired of Their Profession"

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Fighting in Kentucky: map of Bowling Green...

Item #675151

February 16, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb . 16, 1862 

* Bowling Green, Kentucky map

The front page is dominated by a very large Civil War map headed: "THE EVACUATION OF BOWLING GREEN".

Ftpg. column heads include: "Important From Kentucky" "The Evacuation of Bowling Green Confirmed" "Movements of the Rebel Troops" "Trouble Among the Rebel Generals" "The... See More  

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Good front page reporting...

Item #675148

March 07, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 7, 1863 

* Capital of the Confederacy

Among the front page items are: "The Yankees In King George" "The Conservatives of the North--Resolutions Of  The State Legislature" "The West & The War--Where are the Interests of the West?" "Abolition Legislature--The Bill of All Abominations--Military Arrests in ... See More  

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Jefferson Davis... Thanksgiving proclamation...

Item #675147

January 26, 1865

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 26, 1865 

* Jefferson Davis Thanksgiving proclamation

* Rare Confederate publication

Not only a Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy.

The front page includes: "The War News" with various reports from the different fields of battle, subheads including: "Deserters from the Yankee Army" "The B... See More  

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"...the cause of the Confederacy will triumph..."

Item #675146

January 24, 1865

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, January 24, 1865 

* From the capital of the Confederacy

Not only a newspaper from the Confederacy but from its capital as well.  The ftpg; has: "The War News" which includes several subheads including: "Gold & Currency" "The War Office" "Military Exemptions in Congress" "The Richmond Lines" an... See More  

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Capt. Cook explores the South Pacific...

Item #675104

July 30, 1771

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 30, 1771 

* HMS Endeavour - Royal Navy

* Captain James Cook

* 1st voyage of South Pacific

An inside page has an: "Extract of a Letter from a Gentleman on Board the Endeavour...", which includes in part: "We sailed in August, 1768 and after touching at several places, arrived at St. George's Land...great care was taken to cultivate... See More  

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Prince of Wales' visit to Canada... Honors to boxer John Heenan...

Item #675098

August 25, 1860

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 25, 1860  The full front page is a print of: "Sir Edmund W. Head, Governor-General of Canada". Additionally, inside has 5 prints relating to the visit of the Prince of Wales to Canada.

A very nice full page print: "Grand Festival Reception to John C. Heenan, at Jones's Wood...On His Return to America After His Celebrated Conte... See More  

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March of the Sioux Indians...

Item #675052

March 02, 1850

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 2, 1850  The top of the front page features a nice print of: "March Of The Sioux. From Frost's 'Thrilling Adventures Among the Indians" which has a related article as well.

Four pages, quite large folio size, 3 folds with creases at the folds, otherwise good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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The Andersonville Prison trial...

Item #675045

September 22, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 22, 1865

* Andersonville Civil War prison camp - Georgia

* Captain Henry Wirz trial - atrocities

Front page first column heads include: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "Gen. Howell Cobb Gloating Over the Murder of Union Prisoners" "He Points to the Poor Starving Boys & Brags that His Soldiers are Better Off" "More of the Profanity & Ind... See More  

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One of the earliest ice cream advertisements we have seen...

Item #675042

February 04, 1795

AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 4, 1795 

* President George Washington era

* Very early ice cream advertisement

In addition to various news reports found inside, the front page has one of the earliest "Ice Cream" advertisements we have seen in any newspaper.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.... See More  

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A. B. Frost political cartoon...

Item #675041

May 12, 1875

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, May 12, 1875  The full ftpg. is a political cartoon by the famed A. B. Frost: "A Perplexing Parting of the Paths For Liberal Leaders." Prints inside include: "The Disaster to the Zenith Aeronauts" and two prints of the "Centennial Celebration of the Capture of Fort Ticonderoga, May 10, 1775".

Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Judge resigns over frustrations with the Mormons...

Item #675040

May 05, 1857


* Uncommon publication

Page 2 has: "Affairs in Utah" taking one-third of a column, detailing the 6 (quite biased) reasons why one of the justices of the Utah Territory supreme court has resigned. A few include in part: "...Brigham Young, the governor...is the acknowledged head of the 'Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints'... See More  

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A farming-themed newspaper from San Francisco...

Item #675032

February 08, 1873

PACIFIC RURAL PRESS, San Francisco, Feb. 8, 1873 

* Original Old West publication

* Nice masthead for display

The front page features a nice print of:"Peculiarity in the Leaves of Peaches" with a related article. As might be imagined by the title, much farming-related content.

Decorative masthead, 11 1/2 by 16 inches, 16 pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor wear at the marg... See More  

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Uncommon to find newspapers from York, England...

Item #675031

June 24, 1784

THE YORK CHRONICLE & GENERAL ADVERTISER, England, June 24, 1784  A British newspaper from shortly after the end of the Revolutionary War, Various news of the day with a wealth of ads. A full red tax stamp appears on the front page.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minimal wear, good condition.

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Beautiful & colorful front cover...

Item #675029

February 06, 1892

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 6, 1892  The very handsome front page shows two women, a child & a man: "Driving A Bargain."  Done in full color--unusual for front pages at this time--making it a very nice display item.

Twenty pages, in very nice, clean condition.

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Map shows the Cumberland River...

Item #675028

January 09, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 9, 1862  The front page features a Civil War map headed: "The Rebel General Zollicoffer's Position On the Cumberland River.", plus several columns have war-related heads including: "Great Activity at the Headquarters of the Army" "Gen. Sherman's Report of Gen. Stevens' Operations on the Coosaw River" "Important From Western ... See More  

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"Baseball And Its Pleasures"... Apache Indians...

Item #675026

May 19, 1883

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 19, 1883  The entire ftpg. shows: "New Mexico--An Incident Of The Apache War--A Boy Prisoner, Captured In A Raid, Brought Into Camp." A related article inside.

 Inside has a full page featuring six scenes relating to baseball captioned: "The Sports Of The Season.--Baseball And Its Pleasures." The individual scenes are
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Recruitment ad for joining the U.S. military...

Item #675024

June 05, 1799


* From the year of George Washington's death

Page 2 has a letter from Lord Nelson to his wife. Page 3 also has a very nice recruitment ad for the military headed: "ATTENTION ! " "To all who properly estimate the Independence of America, love its Constitution, and are willing to defend its Government &a... See More  

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Father Time introduces the new year of 1883...

Item #675022

December 30, 1882

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 30, 1882  The full front page shows: "Old Time's Stock In Trade For 1883" which shows Father Time. The doublepage centerfold is a large montage of prints captioned: "Pictorial History of Leading Events of the Closing Year", & which features Father Time as well.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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The Mormons in Utah... Electricity comes to Utah...

Item #675021

November 26, 1879

THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, Nov. 26, 1879  This newspaper was published 17 years before it became a state. Included is an interesting report concerning a stagecoach robbery. Also Mormon-related items, with articles headed: "The Mormons And The Indians" & "Sugar Made In Utah" "Murder" and "Discourse Delivered by Elder Geo. Q. Cannon at the Tab... See More  

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California cowboys, a lynching party, firemen, Edison...

Item #675020

September 30, 1882

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 30, 1882  The full front page is a cowboy scene: "California--Extermination of Wild Geese in Colusa County...". Inside has a fullpg. with 6 images of: "Humorous Scenes & Incidents at the Democratic State Convention at Syracuse."; a terrific & dramatic full page: "New York City: An Alarm of Fire--Turning a Sharp C... See More  

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Warsaw Jews given additional rights...

Item #675018

November 09, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 9, 1848 

* Jewish - Jews - Judaica

The bottom of the ftpg. has a small article: "The Jews In Favor" noting in part: "...accords some extension to the rights which the Jews enjoyed in Poland. It declares that in 13 streets where only 3 Jews have been hitherto admitted to live, as many as five can reside for the future...they m... See More  

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Civil War map of Richmond, Petersburg & vicinity...

Item #675017

May 15, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1862 

* Peninsula Campaign - Virginia

* Richmond & Petersburg VA Map

* General George B. McClellan

The front page features a nice & very detailed Civil War map headed: "The Military and Naval Advance Toward Richmond and Petersburgh."

Plus there are nice one column Civil War heads including: "Suffolk Occupied by a Portion of Gen. Wool'... See More  

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Civil War map of Richmond, Petersburg & vicinity...

Item #675016

May 15, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1862 

* Peninsula Campaign - Virginia

* Richmond & Petersburg VA Map

* General George B. McClellan

The front page features a nice & very detailed Civil War map headed: "The Military and Naval Advance Toward Richmond and Petersburgh."

Plus there are nice one column Civil War heads including: "Suffolk Occupied by a Portion of Gen. Wool'... See More  

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The Northfield Bank robbery...

Item #675014

September 08, 1876

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, Sept. 8, 1876 

* Famous Jesse James gang robbery

* Northfield, Minnesota bank

The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "Bold Attempt to Rob a Bank--The Cashier Murdered and His Assistant Wounded--Two of the Robbers Killed and One Wounded". This is a report of the Northfield Bank Robbery in Minnesota committed by Jesse James and his Ja... See More  

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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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