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March 23, 1878
THE SAN DIEGO UNION, March 23, 1878
* Chief Sitting Bull on the warpath ?
The bottom of the front page has a small one column heading: "The Indian Situation" with subhead. See image for brief text.
Four pages, a little archival mending at the margins, minor wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.... See More
September 18, 1875
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 18, 1875
* Chief Spotted Tail - Agency
* Brulé Lakota Sioux Indians
Page 5 has an article headed: "WOGALAKA TONKA" "Spotted Tails Tepee" and more.
Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.
November 16, 1774
THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, November 16, 1774 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 of this newspaper, shows a snake cut into various pieces, each with a... See More
April 15, 1915
EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 15, 1915
* St. Johns, Apache County, Arizona flood
* Lyman dam - reservoir break disaster
The front page has a banner headline: "Arizona Reservoir Breaks; Eight Persons Drowned" 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
October 03, 1861
NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 3, 1861 The front page includes a Thanksgiving Proclamation by Edwin Morgan, Governor of New York.
Additionally, half of the first column is taken up with nice war-related heads including: "THE REBELLION" "Court Martial Ordered Upon Gen. Fremont" "Gen. Wool Ordered to Missouri & Gen. Mansfield to Fortress Monroe" "Interesting... See More
February 11, 1862
NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 11, 1862 The front page features two Civil War maps headed: "Fort Henry & the Tennessee Position" "The War in Kentucky & Tennessee" with column heads including: "The Capture of Fort Henry" "The Rebel Infantry Run" "War News Summary" and inside has: "Beauregard's Report of the Battle of Bull ... See More
April 25, 1929
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 25, 1929
* Slocum, the town that blew away
* Anderson County, Texas tornado disaster
* Elinor Smith aviation feat
The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Seven Killed in Texas Village by Tornado; Blizzard Isolates Area About Cheyenne" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Page 3 has a... See More
June 27, 1870
TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Promontory Point, Utah, June 27, 1870
* First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route"
* Very first excursion published newspaper (#8)
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 issue... See More
March 22, 1759
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, March 22, 1759 Page 2 has naval reports from the French & Indian War: "The Phila, Capt. Farmer, from New York...was taken the 17th of February by the Sampson privateer of Bayonne..." with more reports mentioning New York and South Carolina.
Four pages, 9 1/2 by 14 1/2 inches, red tax stamp on the front page, great condition.... See More
October 19, 1833
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER Baltimore, Oct. 19, 1833 Among the many articles are: "Festival of Vine Dressers" "Steamboat Disasters" "Lander's Second Voyage Up the Niger"; a report from a famous Indian language newspaper: "From the Cherokee Phoenix" "Stephen Girard's Will" which takes almost 4 pages.
Girard personally saved... See More
January 23, 1968
DAILY BREEZE, Torrance, California, January 23, 1968
* USS Pueblo incident (1st report)
* Apollo 5 - 1st Lunar Module flight
The front page features reporting of the Pueblo Incident with banner headline: "Red Koreans Board, Capture U.S. Ship" with subhead and map. Nice for display.
Also a banner heading at the very top of the front page announces: "Space Shot Per... See More
Item #681445THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1753 Near the back is a small & inconspicuous item reading: "At the anniversary meeting of the Royal Society the prize medal of gold was voted to Ben Franklyn, Esq. of Maryland, for his electrical discoveries."
Note that not only did they spell his name wrong but they have his home colony wrong.
At the back is the &q... See More
April 10, 1918
EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 10, 1918
* American athlete Jim Thorpe photo
* Carlisle Indians football fame
* Tries out New York Giants baseball
Page 11 has a two column photo of Jim Thorpe with heading: "Jim Thorpe Sure Is a Persevering Guy" with text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that... See More
September 04, 1863
SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Sept. 4, 1863
* Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians
The bkpg. has a rather small report headed: "Defeat of Indians by Kit Carson" with the report from Albuquerque, New Mexico, giving the details of a victorious battle over the Navape [sic Navajo] Indians. See photo for details.
Rarely is the famed explorer & scout K... See More
October 12, 1878
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 12, 1878 The full ftpg. is a political cartoon showing Ben Butler. Among the prints within are: "Mauch Chunk, Pa." "Pennsylvania--An Autumn View of Mauch Chunk, the 'Switzerland of America' & its Attractions". This town would be re-named "Jim Thorpe". The doublepg. centerfold is a group of 9 prints of: &... See More
August 20, 1912
VALLEY SENTINEL, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, August 20, 1912 Although legendary athlete Jim Thorpe was born & grew up in Oklahoma, he has very close ties with the city of Carlisle. It was in 1904 when Thorpe attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School that his incredible athletic prowess was discovered by "Pop" Warner, one of the most influential coaches in early football histor... See More
January 31, 1719
THE POST-BOY, London, January 31, 1719
* Great masthead engraving
* Early 18th century original
One of the more decorative 18th century issues with two ornate engravings in the masthead, and the first letter on the ftpg. very embellished.
The front page has several items including a report from Frankfort: "A great Fire in the Jews Street hath consumed here about a hundred and te... See More
August 13, 1836
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 13, 1836
* Second Seminole War - Florida
* Sam Houston & Santa Anna
The front page has: "Mexico & Texas" with mention that the Mexicans will not fight until fall & that a treaty between Santa Anna & General Sam Houston had reached Mexico. Further particulars as well.
Other items include: "United States & M... See More
August 11, 1876
WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Aug. 11, 1876
* Post battle of Little Bighorn (Custer Massacre)
* General Alfred Terry - Sioux Indians War
Page 2 has a one column heading: "The Indian War" with subhead. (see) See image for text here shortly after the Custer massacre at the battle of Little Bighorn.
Other news and several interesting advertisements are included througho... See More
October 02, 1885
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 2, 1885 Page 7 contains an advertisement for "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" show which includes a nice print of him. Good text on those in the show, with special mention that the show: "...features the Renowned Sioux Chief, Sitting Bull..." with more.
Twelve pages, various browning, should be handled carefully.
September 04, 1878
THE ADVANCE, Red Wing, Minnesota, Sept. 4, 1878 Page 2 has: "Treaty With Indians" which begins: "Generals Howard, Wheaton, Sawhille...met Indian chiefs at Umatilla, Oregon & had a general pow-wow...". Also: "A Missouri Daytime Bank Robbery" which has much on a robbery in Concordia, Minnesota including: "...three men entered the bank...jumped over the co... See More
June 02, 1892
DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, June 2, 1892 The back page has an item headed: "A Train Looted By Robbers" "They Don't Hurt the Passengers But Entirely Empty the Safe" with the text noting: "...passenger train was held up last night be masked robbers at Red Rock in the Cherokee strip...The robbers entered the express car, broke open the safe & secured t... See More
July 31, 1852
SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, July 31, 1852 The front page has a print of: "General Scott" who was: "...the Whig candidate for the Presidency, from a late Daguerreotype, which gives, we think, a good idea of 'Old Chippewa's' countenance."
Four pages, large folio size, never bound nor trimmed, 3 folds with fold & margin tears. Folder size noted... See More
October 14, 1871
DAILY ALTA CALIFORNIA, San Francisco, Oct. 14, 1871
* Great Chicago Fire disaster
* Apaches Indians & peace ?
The front page has some content concerning the Great Chicago Fire, including: "Appeal From Chicago" "Prospects Brightening" and more. Also: "Arizona" "The Peace with the Apaches--All Received on Reservations--Their Friendly Reception of V... See More
November 26, 1836
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 26, 1836 Among the many items in this issue is: "War In Florida" concerning the Seminoles and Creeks, taking the equivalent of a full page. Also: "Tennessee Volunteers" "Voyage In Search of Lost Whalers" "From Liberia" and more.
Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, some very minor foxing, other in nice conditi... See More
May 19, 1892
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 19, 1892 The front page features four photos of "Renegade Republican Candidates for the Democratic Presidential Nomination" with text.
A half-page: "Some of the Principal Features of Omaha" has several illustrations. A full page: "The 'Run' for the New Oklahoma in the Cheyenne and Arapohoe Reservation - Striking Scenes... See More
October 05, 1898
THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 5, 1898
* Battle of Sugar Point - Leech Lake - Minnesota
* Pillager Band of Chippewa Indians - Bugonaygeshig
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "AN INDIAN BATTLE" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile fro... See More
July 09, 1915
EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 9, 1915
* Tsianina Redfeather Blackstone
* Creek/Cherokee Native American
* Indianist movement - music singer
The top of page 9 has a two column photo with heading: "Indian Maid Gains Fame As Remarkable Singer" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that ... See More
July 23, 1836
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 23, 1836 Most of an inside page is taken up with reports headed: "Texas" which includes several letters, one beginning: "I am sorry to inform you of our situation. We are detained here for nothing but to keep you ignorant of the enemy's intention; they will soon be down on you in great numbers...".
Included also is a letter... See More
July 02, 1836
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 2, 1836 A front page report begins: "It becomes our melancholy duty to announce the death of James Madison, who departed this life on the 28th ult..." More, plus a reference to the "great plan of government" and an acknowledgment of Madison's contribution to the plan: "...and to the memory of no one of that band of patr... See More
July 09, 1912
VALLEY SENTINEL, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1912
* Jim Thorpe wins Olympic gold medal
* Pentathlon - Stockholm Summer Olympic
* Best publication to be had (very rare)
Although legendary athlete Jim Thorpe was born & grew up in Oklahoma, he has very close ties with the city of Carlisle. It was in 1904 when Thorpe attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School that his incredi... See More
May 20, 1876
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 20, 1876 Featured are several prints of the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition, the ftpg. showing the "Great Corliss Engine" & an expansive doublepage centerfold of the: "Scene on the Grand Plaza...". More as well.
The back page has a nice print of a baseball player in uniform, in a "Base Ball Goods" adverti... See More
December 01, 1772
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 1, 1772 An inside page has reports from Charleston including: "...that the Chactaw Indians have obtained a very considerable advantage over their enemies the Creeks & have carried off a great number of their scalps. They write from Georgia that a number of emigrants from Virginia were lately killed in their way to the Mississippi by some Indians, ... See More
January 19, 1762
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 19, 1762 Over one-third of the front page is headed: "America" with various reports from Charleston concerning the movement of the Cherokee Indians since peace had been proclaimed.
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, tiny hole in the front leaf affects one word in the noted article, nice condition.
June 11, 1767
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 11, 1767
* Early Native Americans
* Cherokees - Indians
Inside has reports from Boston and Charleston headed: "America" with reports datelined Boston and Charleston, the latter noting: "Mr. Hammerer, who came over from England with intent to civilize and convert the Cherokee Indians, has met with more success than some persons seemed... See More
Item #679913THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, May, 1793
* Original Chain Bridge (Massachusetts)
* Newburyport - Merrimack River
Eighteenth century American magazines are increasingly scarce in today's market. This title was published by the famed Isaiah Thomas, the patriot printer from the Revolutionary War & founder of the American Antiquarian Society.
One of the best aspects of... See More
March 16, 1762
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, March 16, 1762 Inside has a report headed: "America" from Charleston beginning: "Last Saturday the Little Carpenter & other Cherokees who came with him to ratify the treaty...". Also four additional reports datelined from New York & one from Philadelphia.
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, minor front page rubbing, good condition.... See More
March 24, 1787
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 24, 1787 The bottom of the back page has a report noting "...from North America, which mention that several Indian Chiefs who had assembled for the purpose of holding a council, hostile to the United States, had been surprised & put to death by a party of the American army. The celebrated Joseph Brendt...and another chief escaped the massac... See More
May 05, 1883
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 5, 1883 The full ftpg. shows: "Sketches at the Irish Land League Convention...Philadelphia". Inside has prints of: "Washington Territory--View of Tacoma, Terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad on Puget Sound"; the doublepage centerfold is a dramatic scene of a mother at the Tombs jail; half page: "The Indian at Work--M... See More
January 29, 1910
EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 29, 1910
* John Tortes - Chief Myers photo
* New York Giants baseball catcher
The front page of section 2 (sports) has a three column photo of Chief Myers with heading: "Big Indian Catcher is Idol Of the Polo Grounds Fans" with subhead and text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard t... See More
April 04, 1885
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 4, 1885 The front page haws 4 prints with the caption: "Kansas - The Proposed Invasion of Oklahoma - Scenes at the Boomers' Camp at Arkansas City" plus there is a related article on an inside page. Inside also have a one-third pg. print: "Indian Territory - The Proposed Invasion of Oklahoma - General Hatch's U.S. Cavalry ... See More
March 02, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, March 2, 1872 Two front 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Rev. Theodore L. Cuyler" and "Miss Sarah F. Smiley, the Quakeress Preacher."
Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of: "The British Exlipse Expedition in India-Incident at Bakul"; one-third pg. illus. of: "Entrance to the Ancient Jewish Catacombs at Rome"; small portrait of "Pa-Ha-Uzah-T... See More
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
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
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
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
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
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
October 29, 1812
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Oct. 29, 1812 Page 2 has an entire column taken up with various reports from the War of 1812 including; "Indian Hostilities" from Savannah, a letter from Chillicothe concerning events near Fort Defiance; another letter from Chillicothe, Ohio concerning Fort Wayne and General Harrison, plus other reports as well including one datelines from Burlington,... See More
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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