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Lincoln accepts the nomination for the Presidential election...

Item #663371

June 29, 1864


* Abraham Lincoln nomination

* American Civil War reporting

Page 4 has an historic report headed "The Presidential Nomination" "Mr. Lincoln's Acceptance" with the text taking over a full column and signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Obviously this was the step necessary for him to be on the Republican ballot for the general electio... See More  

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1933 Bank Holiday Ordered...

Item #662554

March 08, 1933

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, March 8, 1933.

* United States Bank Holiday

* The Great Depression

* Franklin D. Roosevelt

The front page has a nice banner headline: "FORM BANK ASSOCIATION" with subheads. (see) Also a one column heading: "RESERVE BANKS TOD THEY MAY GIVE CURRENCY" with subheads.

This action would have the desired effect of stopping the panic run ... See More  

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The 1st African-American slave to formally practice medicine...

Item #660785
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), January, 1789 

* James Derham, esteemed and promoted by Dr. Benjamin Rush - 1st African American (and slave) to officially practice medicine

* Thomas Fuller - an uneducated slave with incredible mathematical ability

* Reflections upon Lexington & Concord

The most noteworthy article begins on page 61 under the heading, "At a meeting of the ... See More  

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Charles Lindbergh daily airmail service begins from Mexico....

Item #659026

March 10, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1929

* Aviator Charles Lindbergh inaugurates

* 1st daily airmail service from Mexico to U.S.

The front page has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH AT BORDER WITH MEXICAN MAIL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on aviator Charles Lindbergh making the very 1st daily airmail flight from Mexico to the United States. (Mexico City to Brownsville, Tex... See More  

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1940 "Gone With the Wind" academy awards...

Item #658562

March 01, 1940


* "Gone with the Wind" movie

* 1940 Academy Awards (1st report)

* Vivien Leigh wins w/ photo

The front page has a one column heading: "Film Prizes Go to Robt. Donat and Miss Leigh" (see) Photo of Vivien Leigh is on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Complete with ... See More  

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Rare Lincoln's assassination report, in a Washington, D.C. newspaper...

Item #658471

April 15, 1865

EVENING STAR, Washington, D.C., April 15, 1865 

* Abraham Lincoln assassination (historic 1st report)

* It is BEST to have reports from the city where it occurred

Terrific to have this first report of Lincoln's assassination in a newspaper from the city where it happened. This is the first of this issue we have offered.

The top of the front page has a column with heads: "ASSA... See More  

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Washington & Samuel Fraunces run a tight household... Hancock re-elected...

Item #658437

May 13, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, May 13, 1789  The front page has: "Proceedings of the Legislature of the Union" from the earliest days of the new federal government, dates from May 4-6, which includes some discussion concerning the Constitution.

A pg. 2 item from New York, dated May 6 (just 6 days after Washington's inauguration) is headed: "The President'
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1933 Bank Holiday Ordered...

Item #657120

March 09, 1933

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., March 9, 1933.

* United States Bank Holiday

* The Great Depression

* Franklin D. Roosevelt

The front page has a nice banner headline: "ROOSEVELT PROPOSES SOUND BANKS OPEN" with subheads. (see) This action would have the desired effect of stopping the panic run on the nation's banks, and happened the day after F.D.R. was inaugurated.

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Inaugurating the famous Jackson statue, New Orleans...

Item #656192

March 01, 1856

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 1, 1856 

* Andrew Jackson statue unveiling

* Jackson Square, New Orleans

* Battle of New Orleans equestrian hero

Ftpg. shows: "Inauguration of the Jackson Statue, New Orleans--Procession Passing Into Jackson Square, Opposite the Old Cathedral". 

Prints inside include: "View of Malta & Fortifications..." &quo... See More  

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Warren Harding's inaugural address...

Item #655866

March 05, 1921


* President Warren Harding

* Inauguration - Inaugural

The top of the last ftpg. column is headed: "Mr. Harding, In Inaugural, States American Ideals" "President, In His Pledge to the People, Declares Opposition to Entangling International Alliances--Radicals Warned".

Coverage carries over to pg. 2 with: "Th... See More  

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San Francisco--Oakland Bay Bridge opens in 1936....

Item #655542

November 13, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 13, 1936

* San Francisco--Oakland Bay Bridge opens

* Franklin D. Roosevelt inaugurates (1st report)

Page 25 has one column headings that include "OPENS GIANT BRIDGE AT SAN FRANCISCO" "Roosevelt in Washington Lights 'Go' Signals and Hoover Car Is First to Cross" "Warships Roar A Salute" and more with photo (see images). First... See More  

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From Houston during the Civil War...

Item #655090

April 10, 1865


* Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy

Newspapers from Texas are very uncommon, particularly from before or during the Civil War period. Here is an issue from two days after Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, containing three dispatches about the Union assault on Fort Steadman, each signed in type: U.S. Gra... See More  

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Ty Cobb's 4,000th hit...

Item #654580

July 19, 1927

THE WORLD, New York, NY, July 19, 1927

* Ty Cobb has 4,000th hit

* Richard E. Byrd's homecoming

This 28 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 6: "GIBSON BESTS GROVE IN PITCHERS' BATTLE" and "Tigers Defeat Athletics, 5 to 3, Settling Issue in the First Inning" - both of which tell of the game between the Philadelphia Athletics and Detroit Tigers in which... See More  

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Death of Sara Delano Roosevelt... Mother of President Franklin Roosevelt......

Item #654504

September 08, 1941

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 8, 1941

* Sara Delano Roosevelt death

* President Franklin D. mother


The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Mother of President Dies At Her Home in Hyde Park" with photo of Mrs. Roosevelt and subhead. (See) Much more on pages 10 and 11 with photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the... See More  

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Eisenhower's inauguration in a Washington, D.C. newspaper...

Item #654501

January 21, 1957

THE EVENING STAR, Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 1957  Certainly great to have an inaugural report in a Washington newspaper. The banner headline announces: "Thousands See President Sworn" with a large photo showing Dwight D. Eisenhower taking the oath of office. Various related subheads on the front page.

The complete issue with all 8 sections including the color "Inaugural Souve... See More  

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Opening of the famed Panama Canal...

Item #654399

August 15, 1914


* Panama Canal Inaugural - opening

* Atlantic Ocean connects Pacific

Page 2 includes a one column headline announcing a very historic event: the opening of the Panama Canal: "PANAMA CANAL OPENS" "Ancon First Big Ship to Pass Through" "Loaded With Full Cargo as a Test" "Goethals and Other Officials on the Ship&... See More  

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"Memphis" newspaper printed in Atlanta, Georgia... Jeff Davis rallies the troops...

Item #654276

August 17, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, August 17, 1863 

* Very rare Confederate title

See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper. Among the front page items are: "The War In Virginia" "From Gen. Lee's Army" "Reported Fighting at Brock's Gap" "News From the Islands" "Tennessee Intelligence" &... See More  

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Douglas Hyde becomes 1st president of Ireland....

Item #652994

June 26, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 26, 1938

* Douglas Hyde - An Craoibhín Aoibhinn

* Becomes 1st president of Ireland - inauguration

The front page has a one column heading: "HYDE INAUGURATED AS IRISH PRESIDENT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Douglas Hyde becoming the first president of Ireland. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famou... See More  

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With the original color cover....

Item #651148

January 28, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York January 28, 1911  Still has the original color cover showing two boys in a winter scene. Color back cover is for Gold Medal Flour.

The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Late Paul Morton." Also inside: "Suggestion for a Statue to be Placed in One of Our Public Parks or on the Peace building at the Hague." by Kemble. There is a photo ... See More  

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Indiana prepares for statehood... Court martial trial of General Edmund Gaines...

Item #650008

November 30, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 30, 1816  Pages 7 & 8 contain the inaugural address of Governor Jennings, the first governor of Indiana, given just a month prior  to Indiana becoming the 19th state of the Union. Not surprisingly much of his speech focuses on the work in gaining statehood.

Also inside is great detail on the: "Trial of General Gaines" court marti... See More  

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3rd Madison Square Garden opens...

Item #649913

December 16, 1925

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 16, 1925 

* 3rd Madison Square Garden opens 

* 1st ever hockey game there

Page 29 has a seven column headline: "Brilliant Gathering of 17,000 Persons at Formal Opening of Garden" with subheads that include: "GARDEN IS OPENED IN BLAZE OF COLOR" "17,000 Throng Arena to Attend Formal Inaugural and Greet Pro Hockey" and ... See More  

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George McClellan becomes governor of New Jersey...

Item #649010

January 26, 1878

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, January 26, 1878  This issue contains a full page coverage on "George B McClellan, Governor of New Jersey" with several illustrations and an additional inauguration illustration on another page as well. Other articles include halfpage illustration "Massachusetts - the Wedding at Cambridge, Last Week, of Richard H Dana, Jr., to... See More  

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Preparing for the inauguration... Chester Arthur on the front page...

Item #648402

March 07, 1885

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 7, 1885 The full ftpg. is a print of: "The Last Days of President Arthur in the White House--Father & Daughter." Inside has a doublpg. centerfold of: "The Grand Sham Battle...at Prospect Park, Brooklyn...The Mob Breaking in on The First Line of Defense". A nice fullpg. print shows the west front of the Capitol in advance of th... See More  

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Paul von Hindenburg becomes president.....

Item #647285

May 13, 1925

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 13, 1925

* Paul von Hindenburg inauguration

* Becomes president of Germany

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HINDENBURG TAKES OATH TO REPUBLIC AS REICH PRESIDENT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Paul von Hindenburg becoming the president of Germany.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 page... See More  

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Same-day report of the first Indianapolis 500 race...

Item #646140

May 30, 1911

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 30, 1911 

* Indianapolis 500 Inaugural

The top of page 2 has first column heads: "Speed Mania Rules Town" "Thousands At Indianapolis" "Burman Breaks Four Records" Much nice text on the first running of what would become a classic event in the world of sports: the Indianapolis 500.

Sixteen pages, irregular at the ... See More  

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After President Taft's inauguration...

Item #644931

March 05, 1909

THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, March 5, 1909  The top of the first column has heads: "ECHOES OF THE INAUGURATION" "Mr. Taft Took His Place a His Desk As President at 9:30 a.m." and more subheads (see).

Complete in 12 pages, light toning, nice condition but should be handled with care.

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Inauguration of President Grover Cleveland...

Item #644640

March 05, 1893

THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE, Nebraska, March 5, 1893  The top of the first column has heads: "CLEVELAND GOES IN" "Thrice Nominated & Twice Inaugurated President of the United States" "Severe Storm Mars The Ceremonies" ""Policy of The New Administration". The ftpg. also has a nice graphic showing: "Cleveland And His Cabinet". The text takes o... See More  

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First games of the very first World Cup...

Item #644538

July 14, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1930

* First World Cup Soccer games

* Damaged issue - fraction of price

The World Cup tournament began in 1930, with Wikipedia noting its creation: "Due to the success of soccer at the Olympic games,an official game beginning in 1908, the FIFA started looking at staging its own international tournament outside of the Olympics. On 28 May 1928, the FIFA Congr... See More  

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Richard Nixon inaugurated as president...

Item #642663

January 21, 1969

THE WASHINGTON POST, January 21, 1969  The two-line banner headline reads "Richard M. Nixon Becomes President With 'Sacred Commitment' to Peace" with subhead "Promises to Listen As Well as to Lead in Quest for Unity". This includes a large colored photo of him being sworn into office as well as another photo of "The Nixons and Johnsons at the White House befor... See More  

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First inauguration of Barack Obama...

Item #640315

January 21, 2009

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 21, 2009 The two-line banner headline reads "Obama Takes Oath, And Nation In Crisis Embraces The Moment" with subhead "Milestone for America" "In Sober Address, He Vows to Begin Remaking Country -- A Million Celebrate". This also includes a large photo of him and Michelle as they walked a portion of the inauguration parade route. The issue ... See More  

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Inauguration and death of Pope John XXIII...

Item #637653

November 05, 1958

IL MESSAGGERO, Rome, Italy, a pair of issues dated Nov. 5, 1958

* Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, the "Pope of the people"

* Pope John XXIII papal inauguration & death reports

and June 4, 1963  The first issue has considerable reporting on the inauguration of Pope John XXIII as Pope, and the latter issue  of the same title reports his death. Great to have both reports in t... See More  

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Louisiana Centennial Exposition...

Item #635501

December 13, 1884

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, December 13, 1884  The front cover is entitled "Louisiana -- Preliminary Views of the World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition at New Orleans" with an accompanying article inside. Inside the issue is: "New York City -- Cutting 'The Cleveland Gem' -- The Stone in the Rough and as Cut"; "Mexico -... See More  

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Great reporting on the Mexican War...

Item #634816

April 17, 1847

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 17, 1847  The front page has most of a column headed; "From The Army at Vera Cruz" reporting on the Mexican War, and which includes a detailed letter signed in type by: H. L. Scott. Also two appointments by the President, promotions for General Gideon J. Pillow and General John A. Quitman.

The back page has: "The Administration a... See More  

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2nd Inauguration of President Clinton...

Item #631838

January 21, 1997

THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, January 21, 1997

* Bill Clinton inauguration (2nd term)

The front page has a headline: "'New Spirit for new century" with subhead and three related photos. (see)

Complete 1st section only with all 10 pages, nice condition.

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Dedication of the Franklin statue in Boston...

Item #631688

October 11, 1856

BALLOU'S PICTORIAL DRAWING-ROOM COMPANION, Boston, October 11, 1856  Within this issue are prints captioned: "Tufts College, Somerville, Massachusetts" "Warwick Castle"  "The Village Postman"  with a full back page print of: "The French Soldiers' Return From War".

The prime print is the very nice doublepage centerfold captioned: &
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Herbert Hoover Inaugural Address...

Item #625788

March 05, 1929

NEW-YORK TIMES, March 5, 1929

* President Herbert Clark Hoover

* Inauguration - inaugural address

The front page has a very nice banner headline: "HOOVER INAUGURATED BEFORE THRONG OF 50,000 IN RAIN; PLEDGES EFFORT TO ENFORCE LAWS, AID WORLD PEACE; PARTING WITH COOLIDGE IS CLIMAX OF DAY'S CEREMONY" with many subheads and photo. (see) Much more inside with full page pictorial an... See More  

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Amelia Earhart crash landing...

Item #625787

March 04, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 4, 1929

* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart

* Roosevelt Field (Curtiss), Long Island

* Airplane crash landing in mud

* Herbert Hoover inauguration (day of)

Page 7 has small one column headings: "Earhart Plane Upsets" "Noses Over and Cracks Blade as Woman Flier Lands on Muddy Field" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the da... See More  

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A copy of the very first New York Times crossword puzzle...

Item #621440

February 15, 1942

A reprint of the very first NEW YORK TIMES crossword puzzle which was published in The New York Times Magazine, February 15, 1942 (more than one available).

* The first New York Times crossword puzzle - a copy

* High-resolution scan from an original

The original magazine, done in tabloid-size format, was section seven in the Sunday edition of the Times of the same date.

Note: A staple of... See More  

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Monroe to take the oath of office...

Item #621315

March 08, 1817

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston,  March 8, 1817  Page 2 has an interesting letter from President-elect James Monroe informing the President of the Senate when he will take the oath of office. The letter reads, in part: "...I propose to take the oath which the Constitution prescribes to the President...before he enters on the execution of his office, on Tuesday the 4th inst. at 12 o'c... See More  

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Dwight Eisenhower's inauguration...

Item #621157

January 20, 1953

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, Jan. 20, 1953  This issue features a banner headline of "Eisenhower Is Sworn in as President" with subheads and one column photo of Eisenhower. Other news of the day.

The complete 4 page issue in good condition.

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William Hazard Perry monument...

Item #617715

September 11, 1860

THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 11, 1860 

* William Hazard Perry

* Battle of Lake Erie victory

* Monument dedication

Page 11 has an article headed: "OUR NAVAL VICTORIES" "Inauguration of the Perry Monument at Cleveland, Ohio" "Thirty Thousand People on the Ground" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up over three full columns.

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

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1866 Jerome Park racetrack opens...

Item #615553

September 25, 1866

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 25, 1866

* Jerome Park racetrack grand opening

* Fordham, New York City (Bronx)

The back page (pg. 8) has one column headings: "Sporting Matters" "The Inauguration Meeting at Jerome Park To-day" "The Condition of the Track--Status of the Horses...." "The Betting--The Pools--The General Excitement..." 1st report coverage o... See More  

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Leavenworth, Kansas tornado disaster...

Item #612860

May 11, 1876

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, May 11, 1876

* Centennial Exposition opening

* 1st World's Fair

This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "IN FULL BLAST" "Auspicious Opening of the Centennial Exposition" "The Sun Shines on the Inauguration Ceremonies" "Presentation of the Bui... See More  

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Inauguration of President Clinton...

Item #607188

January 21, 1997

THE WASHINGTON POST, Jan. 21, 1997  At the very top is: "Special Inauguration Edition" with 3 front page photos on the inauguration of President Clinton. The banner headline: "Clinton Urges an End to Divisions".

Contains sections A and D. Very nice, clean condition.

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George Washington statue unveiled...

Item #606515

February 25, 1858

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, February 25, 1858

* The George Washington Equestrian Monument

* Thomas Crawford's Richmond statue unveiling

Page 3 has an article headed: "The Crawford Statue" "Inauguration of Crawford's Statue of Washington at Richmond, Va." See images for text here.

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

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20th Amendment ratified...

Item #604332

January 23, 1933

ALBANY EVENING NEWS, Albany, New York, January 23, 1933 

* 20th Amendment ratified - Lame Duck

* Presidential inaugurations now on the 20th of January

The front page has a three column headline: "Lame Duck Congresses Doomed; Missouri, 36th State, Votes Ban" with subhead (see photos). Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 24 pages... See More  

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Bank holiday ordered...

Item #601853

March 06, 1933

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, March 6, 1933 

* United States Bank Holiday 

* The Great Depression 

* Franklin D. Roosevelt

The front page has a banner headline: "ELY IS GRANTED BROAD EMERGENCY POWER" with subheads (see photos). This action would have the desired effect of stopping the panic run on the nation's banks, and happene... See More  

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Discussion Taylor's inaugural address...

Item #598610

March 10, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 10, 1849  The first column of the front page has the reviews of six newspapers on "The Inaugural Address" of President Taylor, with many diverse comments (see). Also on the ftpg. is a lengthy: "List of Cadet Appointments for 1849" listed by state, and includes "John Hood" from Kentucky, who would become a famous Con... See More  

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Discussion Taylor's inaugural address...

Item #598609

March 10, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 10, 1849 

* President Zachary Taylor

* John Bell Hood

The first column of the front page has the reviews of six newspapers on "The Inaugural Address" of President Taylor, with many diverse comments (see). Also on the ftpg. is a lengthy: "List of Cadet Appointments for 1849" listed by state, and includes "John Hood... See More  

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President-Elect Abraham Lincoln en route...

Item #598469

March 12, 1861

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, March 12, 1861

* Abraham Lincoln

* post inauguration

Page 3 has the following one column headings: "The Cabinet" "The Confederation" "The Virginia Convention"

Nice reading here. Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, some tape mends along central fold, minor foxing, otherwise nice.... See More  

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