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678765

The day war was officially declared...

Item #678765

June 19, 1812

THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, June 19, 1812 



* War of 1812 declaration by United States (day of)



On this very day it became official that a state of war existed between the United States and Great Britain, so it is not surprising that this issue has much war-related content.

Page 3 has a lengthy item concerning war which includes a quote from James Madis... See More  

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678651

The Modoc Indian War...

Item #678651

April 23, 1873

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 1873 



* Modoc Indian War

* Lava Beds - Captain Jack

* Second Battle of the Stronghold



The top of the front page has a one column heading: "THE HOSTILE INDIANS" with smaller subheads. Text takes up about 1 1/2 columns.

Other news of the day throughout. Twelve pages, nice condition.... See More  

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678627

California Alien Land Law of 1913...

Item #678627

May 19, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 19, 1913



* California Alien Land Law

* Governor Hiram Johnson signs

* Webb-Haney Act




The front page has a nice banner headline: "ALIEN LAND BILL IS SIGNED BY GOV. JOHNSON" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragi... See More  

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678398

Extensive collection on the 1912 Olympic Games... Jim Thorpe...

Item #678398

July 07, 1912

NEW YORK TIMES, a collection of eleven consecutive issues dating July 7 thru 17, 1912, each with front page and/or inside page reporting from the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm, Sweden, with some fine coverage. This was the event at which Jim Thorpe distinguished himself, with various mentions of him in the coverage.

See the photos for more detail on each of the issues.

All eleven issues are co... See More  

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678378

1901 Apache Kid execution ?....

Item #678378

May 01, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 1, 1901



* Apache Kid executed in 1901 ?

* Notorious renegade Indian




The bottom of the front page has a one column heading: "The Apache Kid Executed In Mexico" (see) Was this the infamous Apache Kid ? His whereabouts and ultimate fate was never known according to history. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pul... See More  

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678328

Capture of the slave ship "Brothers"... California gold... Indian Wars...

Item #678328

November 15, 1858

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 15, 1858  The 1st column of page two has: "Arrival of Another Captured Slaver at Charleston", which tells of the capture of the slave ship 'Brothers". Another related article providing additional details is found on page 4.

Page 2 also has: "Our California Correspondence - A Visit to Fraser River - The Gold Diggings and the Yield of the Preci... See More  

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678323

Trip to California... Reports from The Overland Mail...

Item #678323

October 24, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 24, 1858  The front page has over two columns of details headed: "THE OVERLAND MAIL", "Overland Mail Wagon, Near Fort Belknap, Young Co., Texas, Sept. 22, 1858. The article provides significant details regarding a segment of the trip to California, and includes: "The Route from Fayetteville to Fort Smith -- Difficulties of the Ozark Range -- Magnifice... See More  

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677921

Capture of Pensacola Florida, during the Seminole War...

Item #677921

July 25, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 25, 1818  The prime content is a detailed report of the capture of Pensacola, Florida during the Seminole Indian war. American forces were led by Andrew Jackson who felt Pensacola was being used by the Seminoles for strikes against America.

Also a very lengthy & detailed report on the death and funeral of General Richard Montgomery.

Sixteen pa... See More  

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677899

Navajo Code Talkers in 1945...

Item #677899

September 19, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 19, 1945 



* Navajo Code Talkers (Windtalkers) 

* United States Marines 

* World War II - WWII




Page 9 has one column headings: "NAVAJO CODE TALK KEPT FOE GUESSING" "Indians With Marines, Using Rare Native Tongue, Insured Secrecy of Messages" Rare coverage on the use of this secret code in the Pacific Theater during world War I... See More  

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677787

On the eve of war with England...

Item #677787

June 11, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 11, 1812  On the eve of war with England, this issue has some reports relating to our relations with the British. Some articles include: "The Armies - Gov. Hull is to Command the Western Army" "Latest from England" "Indian Hostilities" and more.

Four pages, light foxing, good condition.

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677502

Famous "Unite Or Die" engraving in the masthead...

Item #677502

December 07, 1774

THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, December 7, 1774 



* Benjamin Franklin's "Unite Or Die" cartoon



If there was one graphic which represented the spirit of the Revolutionary War it would have to be the ubiquitous segmented snake with the famous "Unite Or Die" caption. 

The engraving, a prominent device in the masthead
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677419

Fort Laramie Treaty... Fugitive slave law & lynching law...

Item #677419

October 30, 1851

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, DC, Oct. 30, 1851  Page 3 has: "The Treaty with the Prairie Indians" noting: "The Treaty was concluded and signed by the Commissioners and Indians on the 17th September. It guaranties to the latter the payment of $50,000 annually, in money or goods, for fifty years, upon their faithful compliance during that time with the terms of the treaty.... See More  

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677219

A "Boomer" newspaper with a fascinating history...

Item #677219

May 27, 1886

OKLAHOMA WAR-CHIEF, Caldwell, Kansas, May 27, 1886  An interesting newspaper with a fascinating history.

This newspaper was first published by the Oklahoma Boomer Movement to agitate for the opening of the unassigned lands in the Indian Territory to homesteading.

The paper was first published at Wichita, Kansas, in 1883, and after several moves to towns along Kansas's southern border th... See More  

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677177

Sitting Bull's situation... Mark Twain...

Item #677177

November 19, 1880

KANSAS CITY DAILY JOURNAL, Missouri, Nov. 19, 1880  Page 2 has over half a column on: "Sitting Bull Starved Out" "The Hungry Savage Makes His Regular Fall Proposition to Surrender--Report of General Terry's Scout, Allison".

Page 6 has: "Mark Twain's Talk" "He Tells How the Result Was Brought About--Bill Barnum".

Eight pages, irregular at the s... See More  

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677155

Truckee, California, near Lake Tahoe...

Item #677155

December 02, 1874

TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, California, Dec. 2, 1874  From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846.

Page 2 has a report concerning Navajo Indians reporting 3 of their tribe were killed by Mormons.

Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, good condition.... See More  

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677104

Colorful automobile issue from 1912...

Item #677104

December 07, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 7, 1912



* Multiple, displayable automobile-themed prints 



The very colorful color cover (see photos) includes a vintage automobile amongst the Navajo Indians of the American Southwest.  In this issue there is an illustration called "The Woes of a President-Elect" by C. J. Budd. There are photos of "The War in the Near East" an... See More  

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676993

Rare newspaper printed on board a transcontinental train...

Item #676993

July 04, 1870

TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Boston, June 20, 1870  This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound.  Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & ... See More  

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676928

Jim Thorpe wins 1912 Olympic decathlon...

Item #676928

July 15, 1912

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 15, 1912 



* Jim Thorpe wins Olympic decathlon

* Carlisle Indian School star athlete




The front page has a one column headings that include: "Final Day Of The Athletic Program" "....American Winner of Decathlon" and more. (see) Coverage continues on page 2 a small heading: "Thorp Wins Decathlon". (see) Surprisingly this issue... See More  

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676710

1911 Battle of Kelley Creek...

Item #676710

February 27, 1911

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 27, 1911



* Battle of Kelley Creek - "Last massacre"

* American Indian Wars - Winnemucca, Nevada




The front page has a nice banner headline: "EIGHT INDIANS KILLED IN BATTLE WITH NEVADA POSSE" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not... See More  

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676678

Capture of Fort Frontenac...

Item #676678
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1758 



* Fort Frontenac captured

* French and Indian War




The prime content would be a report from the French and Indian War  prefaced with: "The following is Col. Bradstreet's Letter to Gen. Abercrombie after the Reduction of Fort Frontenac" with a dateline of Oswego, Aug. 31, 1758 & a nice account of the battle, the sit... See More  

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676541

Poem to Ben Franklin with lightning rod reference...

Item #676541
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1754  Near the back is a half page poem titled: "To Benjamin Franklin, Esq., of Philadelphia, on his Experiments and Discoveries in Electricity" which is dated from "Cooper River, S. Carolina, Sept. 20, 1753".

At the bottom of the poem are two footnotes, one reading: "By the application of a rod of iron, or a wire, the ... See More  

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676500

A skirmish in North Carolina from the French & Indian War...

Item #676500
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1754  Among the articles in this issue are: "Description of a Remarkable Venomous Insect found in South America"; an article concerning a form of sun dial with an illustration of it; "Of the Junction of Asia and America" which begins: "The termination  & position of the N.E. parts of Asia, and the N.W. parts of A... See More  

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676347

The lead-up to the Battle of Bull Run...

Item #676347

July 21, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 21, 1861



* First Battle of Bull Run beginning

* Manassas VA Virginia

* 1st major battle of the Civil War




 Some nice front page column heads on the day before Bull Run including: "LATEST FROM BULL'S RUN" "The Armies Only One Mile Apart" "Our Men on the Original Battlefield" "Capture of Several Secessionists" "Effec... See More  

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676260

Gibson County, Tennessee Negroes massacre...

Item #676260

September 01, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 1, 1874



* Trenton, Gibson County, Tennessee

* Negroes massacred

* General George Custer expedition




The top of page 4 has one column headings that include: "LEX TALIONIS" "The Black Butchery in Tennessee" "The Bloody 'Regulators' Lynch Fifteen Prisoners" and more. (see)

Page 5 has: "THE BLACK HILLS" "Return of ... See More  

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676174

The Modoc Indian War of 1873...

Item #676174

May 24, 1873

DAILY MORNING CALL, San Francisco, California, May 24, 1873 



* Dixon Bridge Disaster - Illinois

* Modoc War - Lava Beds

* Captain Jack fame




The top of the ftpg. has: "THE MODOC WAR" "Further Details of Hasbrouck's Successful Scout" "Captain Jack and His Party Leave Clandestinely" and more. (see)

Four pages, never bound, large folio size, good conditi... See More  

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676147

1909 Chief Mahaska (White Cloud) statue dedication...

Item #676147

May 15, 1909

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 15, 1909



* Chief Mahaska (White Cloud) statue

* Oskaloosa, Iowa dedication - unveiling




The top of page 6 has a two column photo with heading: "ONLY STATUE EVER ERECTED TO INDIAN" (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.

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676117

Nice report on the Black Hawk Indian War...

Item #676117

August 08, 1832

NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, Aug. 8, 1832  Page 2 has a report on the Black Hawk War, a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk Indian leader. This was the war in which Abraham Lincoln was an Illinois militia soldier, although he saw no combat. 

About half a column has several reports, bits including: "... See More  

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676061

1904 Pelletier fire... Sioux City SD...

Item #676061

December 24, 1904

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 24, 1904



* Pelletier fire - Sioux City, South Dakota

* Business district conflagration disaster




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "FIRE SWEEPS SIOUX CITY CAUSING $2,500,000 LOSS" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not tota... See More  

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676058

Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians... Praise for colored soldiers...

Item #676058

January 02, 1864

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Jan. 2, 1864 



* Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians

* Colored soldiers in the Civil War




Among the front page first column stack of Civil War heads are: "DAWN OF ANOTHER YEAR" "Our Armies Quiescent" "The Fight on the Hiawassie" "Fatal Defeat of Gen. Wheeler's Cavalry" "The Union Case In Arkansas".

Additio... See More  

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675949

1903 Iroquois Theatte fire... Chicago...

Item #675949

July 29, 1903

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 29, 1903



* Iroquois Theatre fire - Chicago (1st report)

* Deadliest in United States history




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "SCORES OF LIVES LOST IN FLAMES" with subhead. This was the deadliest single-building fire in U.S. history with over 600 deaths. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "w... See More  

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675810

1903 McAlester, Oklahoma Woman hanging...

Item #675810

July 17, 1903

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 17, 1903



* McAlester, Oklahoma - Indian Territory

* Murderer Dora Wright - Woman hanging




The bottom of the front page has a one column heading: "WHITE MAN HANGED BY KENTUCKY MOB" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this... See More  

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675749

Concerning the Sioux War...

Item #675749

September 12, 1876

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Sept. 12, 1876 



* Post Custer massacre



The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "The Sioux Campaign" "Gen. Crook's Fruitless Search--Troops Going Into Winter Quarters" and more. (see)

Eight pages, close cut along spine on the front page only causing a little loss to some ads, otherwise nice.... See More  

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675700

Indians on the warpath in 1874...

Item #675700

July 25, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 25, 1874



* Sioux Indians & more - Native Amercians

* Generals Sherman, Sheridan and Custer




Page 6 has a lengthy article on the current situation in the Great Plains that takes over 2 1/2 columns with headings: "THE RED BARBARIANS" "Fresh Cruelties and Outrages by Our Pampered Outlaws" "Horrors of Human Torture and Butchery" and mor... See More  

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675691

A trip from the Missouri to the Pacific...

Item #675691

March 03, 1866

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, March 3, 1866  The conclusion of the Civil War brought with it an interest in expending west, so it would not seem unusual that articles that read like a 19th century travelogue would appear in newspapers of the day.

This issue has one on page 5, which was part of a larger series: "FROM THE MISSOURI TO THE PACIFIC" with subheads: "Boise City--Street Sc... See More  

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675664

Battle with the Indians at Fort Kearney...

Item #675664

April 19, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, April 10, 1867  The years following the Civil War were years of expansion west, causing the inevitable conflict with the Native American tribes. Such reports were not uncommon in period newspapers. This is one such issue.
The front page has: "The Indians" with a few bits noting: "...that the reported massacre at Fort Buford is not credited there...f
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675647

The Plains Indians... Building the Pacific Railroad...

Item #675647

October 23, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Oct. 23, 1867  The front page has: "The Indians" which reports from the Plains & at Fort Larned. Included as well is a letter from Fort Sumner, New Mexico concerning the Indian situation mentioning the Navajos, Apaches, and Utahs.

Page 6 has: "The Pacific Railroad" "Railroad Contractors Compelled to Carry On War--The Kansas Indians Fighti... See More  

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675643

General George Custer.. Black Hills' gold...

Item #675643

August 31, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 31, 1874



* General George Armstrong Custer

* Black Hills gold - South Dakota expedition




The top of page 10 has one column headings that include: "THE LAND OF GOLD" "Discovery of the Precious Metal in the Back Hills" and more. (see)

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

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675640

Trouble with the Indians in Idaho...

Item #675640

June 08, 1878

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, June 8, 1878  The front page has: "The Indian Outbreak" "Latest News from Idaho--Col. Bernard in the Field in Pursuit of Hostile Indians".

The report notes in part: "...Five men scouting up the Braneau Valley found...settlers gathered at Robinson's ranch...valley had been raided by Indians...Colonel Bernard with sixty cavalry are ... See More  

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675639

Indian troubles in Oregon and Idaho...

Item #675639

June 16, 1878

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, June 16, 1878  The top of the front page has: "The Indian War" "The Outbreak in Oregon and Idaho" which takes three-quarters of a column and has some great detail.

Four pages, a bit fragile but in nice condition.

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675638

Indian troubles in Idaho...

Item #675638

June 20, 1878

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, June 20, 1878  The front page has: "The Indian War" "Hot Work Going on in Idaho" which mentions in part: "...reports serious depredations...have burned Diamond Ranch in Happy Valley...Indians have captured over 400 horses...Troops and supplies are greatly needed...report the mountain full of Indians...They are in hot pursuit of the Ban... See More  

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675609

A fine report of the White River Massacre...

Item #675609

October 29, 1879

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Oct. 29, 1879



* Meeker Massacre (early report)

* Battle of Milk Creek

* United States Army

* White River Utes - Indians




 Over half of the first column of the ftpg. has: "The White River Massacre" :safety of Mrs. Meeker and the Women and Children of the Agency--Details of the Tragedy".

This was the White River Massacre, also known as t... See More  

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675562

Battle with the Nez Perces Indians...

Item #675562

October 09, 1877

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Oct. 9, 1877  Among the front page articles is: "THE INDIAN WAR" "Severe Battle with Nez Perces Indians--Looking-Glass, and Joseph's Brother and Three Other Chiefs Killed--Captain Hale, Second Lieut. Biddle and 21 Non-commissioned Officers Slain".

The report takes over half a column, with much detail.

Four pages, a bit fragile but in ... See More  

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675502

An Apache raid...

Item #675502

February 06, 1877

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Feb. 6, 1877  Among the front page articles is: "Arizona" "An Apache Raid at Old Camp Crittenden--Ten Men Reported Killed". Other news of the day.

Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, generally good condition. A bit fragile so should be handled carefully.

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675389

Beauregard's official report on the Battle of Bull Run...

Item #675389

September 12, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 12, 1861  Among the inside page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Success of the Expedition" "An Attack of the Rebels Repulsed" "Sharp Skirmishing" "The Prisoners at Fort Lafayette" "Rebel Battery Silenced" "From Kentucky - The Rebel Troops Orders to Leave" and much more.

N... See More  

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675369

Operation Redwing... Atomic bomb test...

Item #675369

May 21, 1956

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass. May 21, 1956



* Operation Redwing - Cherokee nuclear weapon

* 1st U.S. air delivered thermonuclear device

* Bikini Atoll - Marshall Islands




The front page has a one column heading: "H-Bomb Dropped From B52" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 16 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.... See More  

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675052

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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$28.00
675026

"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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674825

Uncommon Kit Carson mention...

Item #674825

November 13, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 13, 1858 



* Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians



Page 4 has: "News from New Mexico" with a brief report stating in part: "...Kit Carson had passed through Santa Fe with a band of Ute Indians. The latter were on their way to fight the Navajos, with whom they were at war..." with more.

Ftpg. column heads include: "Details of Two Week
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674714

Salt Lake City to be the home of the Mormons...

Item #674714

November 13, 1847

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 13, 1847



* Salt Lake City, Utah - Mormonism

* New home of the Mormons - settling




Near the back is a notable article on the Mormons settling upon the what would become Salt Lake City as their new home: "The New Mormon Location" which notes in part: "...a runner came in who was sent on in advance by the Mormon 'Twelve' who w... See More  

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$148.00
674690

Print of two Indians on the front page...

Item #674690

February 23, 1850

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Feb. 23, 1850  The front page has a print: "An Indian Duel" which is from "Frost's 'Thrilling Adventures Among the Indians' " with a related article.

Four pages, very large size, several folds with minor wear at the margins & folds. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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$28.00
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