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672689

1876 Molly Maguires murder trial at Mauch Chunk...

Item #672689

February 19, 1876

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 19, 1876



* Molly Maguires murder trial

* Mauch Chunk - Pennsylvania




The top of page 3 has small one column headings: "The Molly Maguires" "The Jones Murder...." (see)

Complete with 10 pages, a little spine wear, generally very nice.

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$35.00
672673

Abortions ruled legal: Roe vs. Wade decision...

Item #672673

January 23, 1973

THE TIMES-UNION, Rochester, New York, Jan. 23, 1973  Although the front page has report on the funeral plans for Lyndon B. Johnson, the most notable content is on page 11 which reports on the historic Roe vs. Wade abortion case.

The top of the page has: "Supreme Court: Abortion Battle Lines Drawn". The first paragraph reads: "Supporters of New York's permissive abortion la... See More  

Item from Catalog 304 (released for March, 2021)...

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672408

The trial of the demon jailer of Andersonville Prison Camp...

Item #672408

October 14, 1865

THE DAILY CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, Oct. 14, 1865  The top of a front page column has a stack of heads: "The Virginia Congressmen" "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "News From California" "Davis Intercession" "Letters From Mrs. Davis" and more.

Four pages, large folio size, good condition. The folder note is for the issue folded in half.

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672317

United States Supreme Court and the KKK...

Item #672317

November 20, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov, 20, 1928



* United States Supreme Court

* Anti Ku Klux Klan law - KKK




The front page has a one column heading: "HIGH COURT UPHOLDS NEW YORK KLAN LAW" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the New York anti-klan law. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Complete wi... See More  

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672301

Phar Lap to race in Aqua Caliente Handicap...

Item #672301

January 17, 1932

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, January 17, 1932



* Phar Lap arrives in the U.S.

* To race in the Agua Caliente Handicap

* Thoroughbred horse racing to be record broken




Page 4 of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "Phar Lap Takes Trial Walk On Tanforan Track" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 70+ pages, rag edition in very nice cond
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672258

End of segregation in public schools...

Item #672258

October 30, 1969

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, Oct. 30, 1969 



* School segregation must end

* U.S. Supreme Court ruling




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Supreme Court School Ruling Hailed, Hit" and more. This is first report coverage of the Supreme Court ruling that schools must end segregation.

Complete in 18 pages, small binding holes near the spine, v... See More  

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672239

The trial of Susan B. Anthony for voting...

Item #672239

June 18, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 18, 1873 



* United States vs. Susan B. Anthony trial

* Illegal voting on 1872 Presidential election




Page 7 has first report coverage on the trial of Susan B. Anthony for illegal voting under the headings: "Woman's Rights" "Trial of Susan B. Anthony at Canandaigua, N.Y.--Does the Fact of a Voter Being a Woman Constitute a Crime ?..." See... See More  

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671973

Brigham Young's polygamy trial... Chicago Fire... The Lowry War...

Item #671973

October 20, 1871

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 20, 1871 



* Great Chicago Fire disaster

* Brigham Young polygamy trial

* Lowry War - North Carolina




Page 4 begins with a stack of heads concerning the Great Chicago Fire: "CHICAGO" "Graphic Description of the Destruction of the City That Was" "The Loss $475,000,000 and Two Hundred Lives" "The Red March of the Flames" "... See More  

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671961

Horrors of the Andersonville prison camp...

Item #671961

September 09, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 9, 1865



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The first column heads include: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "The Prisoner Applies for Spiritual Advisers" "More Shocking Barbarities" "Complicity of the Richmond Authorities" "Documentary Evidence".

Andersonville prison camp was commanded by C... See More  

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671945

Serial killer & rapist Albert Fish trial...

Item #671945

March 14, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1935



* Albert H. Fish court trial

* Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal

* "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man"

* "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria"




The top of the back page has a one column heading: "FISH 'CONFESSION' IS READ TO JURORS" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publi... See More  

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671938

Abortions ruled legal: Roe vs. Wade decision...

Item #671938

January 23, 1973

AKRON BEACON JOURNAL, Ohio, Jan. 23, 1973 This is the front leaf only. The front page has the Supreme Court's landmark decision on Roe v. Wade. While some of the coverage was continued onto inside pages which are not present, finding issues with the Roe v. Wade decision are quite rare.

The 3 column, 3-line heading states: "Ruling Signals Change In Ohio author writer of the decision.

Thi... See More  

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671930

Pope Pius XI's Casti connubii.....

Item #671930

January 09, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1931



* Pope Pius XI

* Casti connubii

* Papal encyclical




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "POPE PIUS XI, IN ENCYCLICAL, CONDEMNS TRIAL MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND BIRTH CONTROL" with subheads. (see) Full text of the papal encyclical takes up pages 14 & 15 with photo of Pope Pius XI. Too much to photograph all.

Other news, sports an... See More  

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671861

Serial killer & rapist Albert Fish trial...

Item #671861

March 13, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 13, 1935



* Albert H. Fish trial - creepy acts

* Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal

* "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man"

* "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria"




The top of the back page has a one column heading: "FISH IS IDENTIFIED BY GIRL'S PARENTS" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few ... See More  

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671743

Trial on the Andersonville Prison horrors...

Item #671743

October 05, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 5, 1865 



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




Among the front page first column heads are: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "Testimony of the Prisoner's Clerk" "Counsel Baker Rebuked by the Court" "Extraordinary Statements of a Spy" "The 'Camp' A Land Flowing With Milk and Honey&quo... See More  

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671726

Martin Luther King & the Montgomery bus boycott trial...

Item #671726

March 20, 1956

DAILY WORKER, New York, March 20, 1956  The top of the front page has: "Voids Charge Against 3 of 93 in Alabama Trial" which begins: "The mass trial of Negro bus boycott leaders began today... Alabama judge Eugene Carter dismissed charges against three defendants, but ordered that individual trials against 90 others get underway at once." The article continues: "Thetf... See More  

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671700

Prepping for launching the "Akron"... Antarctic Expeditions...

Item #671700

November 11, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN magazine from New York, dated Nov. 11, 1911  An inside page has: "Preparations for Launching the 'Akron' for Its Trial Trip--Preliminaries for a More Complete Test", which includes a photo. Quite early for dirigibles. The front page has: "Antarctic Expeditions, Past and Present", which continues on an inside page. Other coverage includes: "... See More  

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671649

School Bible reading ruled unconstitutional...

Item #671649

June 17, 1963

TUCSON DAILY CITIZEN, Arizona, June 17, 1963



* School prayer & Bible reading

* Banned by the Supreme Court 

* Early, same day first report




The top of the front page announces a significant Supreme Court ruling which would change the way daily activities in public schools across the country would be conducted.

The seven column headline announces: "REQUIRED BIBLE READING IN SC... See More  

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671583

Much on the Johnson impeachment trial...

Item #671583

April 03, 1868

NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1868 



* President Andrew Johnson

* Reconstruction era impeachment trial




The entire front page is taken up with proceedings on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson.

The first column heads include: "IMPEACHMENT" "Further Examination of Witnesses for the Prosecution" "The President's Attempt to Obtain Control of the Treas... See More  

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671498

The horrors of the Andersonville Prison Camp...

Item #671498

October 09, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 9, 1865 



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The front page has nice heads concerning the horrendous Andersonville prison camp from the Civil War: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial on Saturday" "Gen. Lee and Other Leading Rebels Not Allowed to Testify" "They are Co-conspirators with the Accused" "Expensive Witnesse... See More  

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671469

Nevada divorce becomes legal for all...

Item #671469

December 22, 1942

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 22, 1942 



* Nevada divorce becomes legal (1st report)

* Williams v. North Carolina decision

* United States Supreme Court




The front page has a one column heading: "NEVADA DIVORCES VALID OVER NATION" with subheads. First report coverage on the decision of Williams v. North Carolina divorce case that made it legal to divorce in the state of Nevada from any... See More  

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671373

Louis D. Brandeis, first Jewish Supreme Court Justice...

Item #671373

June 02, 1916

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 2, 1916 



* Louis D. Brandeis takes office

* 1st Jewish Supreme Court justice




The middle of the front page has a one column head: "Brandeis Wins; Vote 47 to 22" "Senate, Divided On Party Lines, Confirms Appointment as Justice." A significant event noting the first Jewish Supreme Court justice, Louis Brandeis, being confirmed by the Senate. The ... See More  

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671369

Flashpoint for the school integration issue...

Item #671369

September 13, 1958

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Sept. 13, 1958 



* Cooper v. Aaron

* Supreme Court decision


* Little Rock, Arkansas

* Negro students

* Central High School




The top of the front page has a banner headline: "FAUBUS DEFIES COURT, CLOSES HIGH SCHOOLS" with subheads. Nice for display. This concerning the integration of schools in Little Rock, Arkansas, a flashpoint for the who desegrega... See More  

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671215

Six issues with Andersonville Prison trial reports...

Item #671215

August 31, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of six issues, each with front page column heads on the Andersonville Prisoner trial, where barbarities of the cruelest nature were put upon Yankee prisoners of war. Dates are August 31, Sept. 8, 20; Oct. 4, 6 & 7, 1865.

Each complete in 8 pages, some minor foxing, generally good condition.

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671184

Soviets take the lead in the space race...

Item #671184

April 12, 1961

THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, April 12, 1961 



* Yuri Gagarin - Vostok 1 - Soviet cosmonaut

* 1st human into outer space (1st report)




The front page accounts the Soviets taking the lead in the space race with the headline: "RUSS ORBIT, LAND FIRST SPACEMAN" with subhead on Yuri Gagarin's historic flight.

Also ftpg. content concerning the trial of Adolf Eichmann for crimes against ... See More  

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671181

Clarence Thomas nominated to U.S. Supreme Court....

Item #671181

July 02, 1991

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 2, 1991



* Clarence Thomas nominated

* U.S. United States Supreme Court

* President George H. W. Bush nomination




The top of the front page has a headline announcing: "A Conservative Black Picked for High Court" with subheads and photo of Thomas with the president. More reporting inside. Nice to have from one of the most Liberal cities in America.

Complete ... See More  

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671133

Supreme Court rules in 3 discrimination cases...

Item #671133

June 06, 1950

NEW YORK TIMES, June 6, 1950 



* Colleges not permitted to discriminate based on race

* McLaurin vs. Oklahoma State Regents

* United States Supreme Court decision




The front page has a 3 column head: "SUPREME COURT RULINGS BAR SEGREGATION IN 2 COLLEGES, ALSO VOID BIAS IN RAIL DINERS" with subheads: "Bench Unanimous" "But It Stops Short of Saying if Separation of... See More  

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671058

Revolutionary War... The "Tories" at Newport...

Item #671058

March 01, 1777

THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 1, 1777 



* Rare Revolutionary War title from America



The front page is entirely taken up with ads including one for the sale of a plantation in Berks County, Penna. All of page 2 & half of page 3 are taken up with: "The Trial of the Dutchess of Kingston".

Page 3 has a report concerning the war, including: "The Torie... See More  

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671049

Flag salute no longer mandatory...

Item #671049

June 15, 1943

NEW YORK TIMES, June 15, 1943 



* West Virginia Board of Education v. Barnette

* United States Supreme Court decision

* Pledge of Allegiance - flag salute unconstitutional

* Johovah's Witnesses & public schools




The front page has a one column heading: "SUPREME COURT ENDS COMPULSION OF FLAG SALUTE" with subheads.

This historic ruling stated that reciting the Pledge o... See More  

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670688

The infamous bloody glove fiasco: turning point in the Simpson trial...

Item #670688

June 16, 1995

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 16, 1995 



* O. J. Simpson murder case

* The 'Bloody Glove" fiasco




The top of the ftpg. has a color photo captioned: "O.J. Simpson, wearing protective latex gloves, tries on one of the leather gloves found after the murders." beneath which is a one column heading: "Prosecution's Bold Move May Backfire" with the article carrying ov... See More  

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670441

1920 Duluth, Minnesota lynchings...

Item #670441

June 16, 1920

CINCINNATI TIMES-STAR, June 16, 1920 



* Duluth, Minnesota lynchings

* 3 negro circus workers hanged 

* Isaac McGhie - Nate Green - Elmer Jackson
 



The front page has a one column heading: "Soldiers Patrol Duluth Streets After Lynchings" and more. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at then margi... See More  

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670439

SS Great Eastern maiden voyage...

Item #670439

September 22, 1859

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, September 22, 1859



* SS Great Eastern

* Maiden voyage




The front page has an article headed: "Trial Trip Of the Great Eastern" "Perfect Success of the Experiment" "She is Pronounced to be the Fastest Vessel in the World" and more. A printing flaw slightly affects the first heading here. (see)

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

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670386

1874 Brooks-Baxter War.... Republican Party...

Item #670386

May 08, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 8, 1874



* Brooks-Baxter War

* Little Rock, Arkansas

* Republican Party factions




The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "BLEEDING ARKANSAS" "Operations of the Opposing Forces" "Capture Of A Railway Train" "The State Supreme Court Decides for Brooks" and more. (see) Text takes up over 4 columns.

Other news of ... See More  

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670265

Len Koenecke killed on airplane...

Item #670265

September 17, 1935

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, September 17, 1935



* Len Koenecke killed on airplane

* MLB Brooklyn Dodgers baseball




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "PLANE PILOT KILLS UNRULY TRAVELER AND AVOIDS CRASH" with subheads and two related photos. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some s... See More  

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670251

Death of famed attorney William Jennings Bryan...

Item #670251

July 27, 1925

THE COLDWATER DAILY REPORTER, Michigan, July 27, 1925 



* William Jennings Bryan death

* Scopes Monkey Evolution Trial fame






A bold banner headline announces: "WILLIAM J. BRYAN DIS SUDDENLY" "with subheads: " 'Commoner' Was Known Over The Civilized World" "Victim Of Apoplexy; Found Dead After Nap; Whole World Shocked" with a photos him as well... See More  

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670250

Latest on the Scopes "monkey trial": science versus creation...

Item #670250

July 13, 1925

THE WASHINGTON OBSERVER, Pennsylvania, July 13, 1925 



* Scopes Monkey Trial beginning 

* Dayton, Tennessee 

* William Jennings Bryan 

* Clarence Darrow




The front page has much content on the historic "monkey trial" at Dayton, Tennessee, with a front page photo of the: "First Picture of the Scopes Jury" and headlines: "Fight Over Expert Witness... See More  

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670149

News from NewYork City...

Item #670149

November 03, 1766

THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Nov. 3, 1766  Page 2 is mostly taken up with news reports headed: "America" with datelines from Martinique and New York, the latter having details concerning a trial.

Four pages, handsome masthead, red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.

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669983

Nice account of a battle with pirates on the coast of Virginia...

Item #669983
THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, June, 1700 



* From the turn of the 18th century

* Great pirates account reporting




Certainly the most notable content is the report of a pirate capturing a ship off the coast of Virginia, but the King's ship Shoreham came to the rescue--commanded by he Governor, Nicholson-- and after a 10... See More  

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669361

The Amistad slave ship trial...

Item #669361

May 09, 1840

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 9, 1840 



* African slaves

* La Amistad trial




The top of the back page has a report with a small heading: "The Amistad" which discusses an appeal, and that the court affirmed the decree, and that it would be appealed to the Supreme Court. It concludes: "...The Africans must therefore remain in jail until next January."&nbs... See More  

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669102

Account of Louis XVI's attorney in the latter days...

Item #669102

October 11, 1797

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 11, 1797  The front page has an interesting report prefaced with: "The following particulars respecting the last moments of Louis XVI are extracted from...papers of the respectable but unfortunate Malescherees, one of the three counsel who assisted the unhappy Monarch on his trial."

One bit notes: "...It was I who first... See More  

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668810

Andersonville Prison Trial... Captain Wirz...

Item #668810

October 16, 1865

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 16, 1865



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The top of the front page has one column headings: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial On Saturday" "Evidence Closed On Both Sides" and more. (see) Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns.

Complete with 8 pages, uncut and unbound (uncommon), nice condition.... See More  

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668751

1930 U.S. prohibition... 18th Amendment...

Item #668751

May 27, 1930

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., May 27, 1930



* 18th Amendment - U.S. prohibition void to buyer ?

* Beer - liquor legal to purchaser




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "BUYER OF LIQUOR NOT GUILTY, SAYS SUPREME COURT" with subheads. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally... See More  

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668743

Andersonville Prison Trial... Captain Wirz...

Item #668743

August 26, 1865

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, August 26, 1865



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The top of the front page has one column headings: "Andersonville" "The Trial of Wirz" "Dr. Bates Testimony Resumed" "Evidence of a Loyal Physician" "Sickening Details of Rebel Barbarities" "A Prisoner Killed by a Bloodhound" "Wirz Knocks a Man D... See More  

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668742

The Andersonville Prison trial...

Item #668742

September 12, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 12, 1865 



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The back page has nearly two columns of reporting headed: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "More Witnesses for the Defense Demanded" "Passage at Arms Between Counsel" "Evidence of Major-Gen. Wilson". (See)

Eight pages, uncut and never bound (uncommon)... See More  

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668741

On the Andersonville Prison trial... Reconstruction era...

Item #668741

September 28, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 28, 1865 



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The top of the front page has: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "How The Prisoner Fares" "A Letter To His Wife" with more (see).

Eight pages, uncut and unbound (uncommon), minor light staining, generally very nice.... See More  

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668701

Book on the trial of Quakers held at Philadelphia...

Item #668701

November 18, 1693

ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Nov. 14, 1693



* Rare 17th century publication

* Philadelphia Quakers trial book ad




This was a "gentleman's" newspaper very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics done in question/answer format. Published at a time when there were no newspapers printing in the American colonies.

Th
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668675

Impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson...

Item #668675

May 02, 1868

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 2, 1868 



* President Andrew Johnson

* Reconstruction era impeachment trial




Most of page 3 is taken up with reporting on the President Andrew Johnson impeachment trial headed: "IMPEACHMENT" "Trial of President Andrew Johnson for High Crimes and Misdemeanors" "The Impeachment Articles Argued Down on Every Point" and more. Text takes ... See More  

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668624

New John Surratt trial in 1868 ?...

Item #668624

June 23, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, June 23, 1868 



* New John H. Surratt trial ?

* re. Lincoln's Assassination
 




Page 4 has an article headed: "The Trial Of John H. Surratt" and more. (see)

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

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668620

Landmark Supreme Court case on affirmative action...

Item #668620

June 29, 1978

CHICAGO SUN TIMES, June 29, 1978  The front page and pgs. 4 & 5 have significant coverage of the landmark Supreme Court decision in "Regents of University of "California vs. Bakke", an historic case which upheld affirmative action.

Complete in 144 pages, tabloid size, very nice condition.... See More  

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$80.00
668473

1872 Benjamin Nathan murder trial...

Item #668473

September 11, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 11, 1872



* Benjamin Nathan murder

* Billy Forrester the accused

* Murder by gaslight trial




Page 4 has an article headed: "FORRESTER" "History of Hi Wanderings from the Time the Nathan Murder Was Committed Up to His Arrest in Washington" and much more. (see) Lengthy text takes up over 4 full columns, mostly trial testimony.

Other news of the d... See More  

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668342

Landmark Supreme Court case on affirmative action...

Item #668342

June 29, 1978

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 29, 1978



* Regents of the Univ. of California v. Bakke

* Landmark United States Supreme Court decision

* Affirmative action upheld - race in college admission




The top of the front page has a headline: "Bakke Wins but Justices Uphold Affirmative Action" with various subheads and photo of Allan Bakke. Much more inside with a few more related photos. Loads of... See More  

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