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689707

From North Carolina, 11 years before the outbreak of the Civil War...

Item #689707

June 08, 1850

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, June 8, 1850 



* Rare Antebellum publication



Rarely are we able to secure antebellum newspapers from this city.

Most of the front page is taken up with the printing of the short story: "Lizzie Leigh, by Charles Dickens" this being chapter 2 (of 4).

Four pages, very condition.... See More  

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$35.00
689444

An early image of city stickball...

Item #689444

October 30, 1869

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 30, 1869  Prints within include: "Playing Baseball Under Difficulties In The Streets Of New York" which shows youngsters attempting to play baseball on a busy street among the daily activities.

Other prints include: "A Scene on a Tributary of the Cape Fear River, North Carolina" "Steamers Bounding the Lightship Off the B... See More  

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$57.00
689251

From North Carolina, 11 years before the outbreak of the Civil War...

Item #689251

June 01, 1850

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, June 1, 1850 



* Rare Antebellum publication



Rarely are we able to secure antebellum newspapers from this city.

Most of the front page is taken up with the printing of the short story: "Lizzie Leigh, by Charles Dickens" this being chapter 1 (of 4). Page 2 has a full column on a: "California Letter" from the Gol... See More  

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689187

On the resignation of General Burgoyne...

Item #689187

April 18, 1780

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & THE WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, April 18, 1780 



* General John Burgoyne resignation

* re. Surrender at Saratoga - New York

* American Revolutionary War




The entire front page, two-thirds of page 2, and half of page 3 are taken up with: "...the various letters that passed between the late and present secretary at War and Lieutenant General Burgoyne... See More  

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$458.00
689165

The Monitor versus the Merrimac, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #689165

March 14, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, March 14, 1862 



* Monitor vs. Merrimack

* Hampton Roads, Virginia

* In a Confederate publication




Although over half of the front page is taken up with ads and notices, there is also much reporting on the Civil War, most significantly some great reporting on this historic naval battle between the new iron-clads the Monitor & the Merrimac.

This r... See More  

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689144

The Monitor vs. the Merrimac, & much more...

Item #689144

March 22, 1862

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 22, 1862 



* Battle of Hampton Roads, Virginia

* Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (CSS Virginia)

* Civil War ironclads clash w/ illustrations




The front page has a print of a soldier shooting, as well as a lengthy article: "The Naval Battle in Hampton Roads" which featured the historic battle between the Monitor & the Merr... See More  

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689066

From 1850 Greensboro, 11 years before the outbreak of the Civil War...

Item #689066

May 25, 1850

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, May 25, 1850



* Rare Antebellum publication



Rarely are we able to secure antebellum newspapers from this city.

A typical newspaper of the day with news reports both local and national. Most of the back page is taken up with advertisements, a few of which are illustrated.

Four pages, very condition.... See More  

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688515

1912 John Burroughs photo... naturalist...

Item #688515

June 06, 1912

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, June 6, 1912



* Naturalist John Burroughs photo

* Nature essayist - conservation movement




The top of page 10 has a two column photo of John Burroughs with heading: "Enemy Of The Nature Faker" with very brief text. (see)

Complete with 12 pages, light toning, very small library stamp within the masthead, minor margin wear, generally good.... See More  

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$37.00
688514

Howard Hughes' flight around the world...

Item #688514

July 18, 1939

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, July 18, 1938  The top of the front page has 2 column heads: "Hughes Plane Ends Historic World Flight" with subhead: "Five Daring Fliers Set Plane Down at New York 3 Days and 19 Hours After Take-Off For Paris, Hughes Says Post Flight More Remarkable Than New One".

Plus a photo of the young Howard Hughes. This report is on Hughes'... See More  

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688494

From the Confederacy... Did Tennessee secede from the Union...

Item #688494

May 03, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 3, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title from North Carolina



The front page is entirely taken up with ads. War related items are on the inside pages including a notable item headed: "Secession of Tennessee" which includes: "...that the Legislature of Tennessee...had passed the ordinance of secession by an almost unanimous vote..... See More  

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$134.00
688492

Boston newspaper with Loyalist leanings... Opinions on Massachusetts clergy re the Charter...

Item #688492

December 26, 1768

THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, December 26, 1768  The publisher of this newspaper had Loyalist leanings, causing its demise before the formal outbreak of the Revolutionary War.

All of pages 1 & 2 are taken up with a continued report on: "Voltaire on History". Page 3 has: "The Opinions of the Ministers of the colony of the Massachusetts...upon this question--Whether to Surrender the... See More  

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688320

North Carolina secession report in a North Carolina newspaper...

Item #688320

May 22, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 22, 1861 



* North Carolina secession

* American Civil War




Certainly the most notable report is the pg. 2 news headed: "Secession Of North Carolina!" "One of The Confederates States" "North Carolina Free--Lincoln's Military Despotism Repudiated" which also includes the two "Ordinance" reports ... See More  

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688213

Gold discovery in North Carolina... Indian troubles...

Item #688213

July 28, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 28, 1832  



* Gold discovered in North Carolina

* New Echota Georgia - Cherokees Indians




The front page has a detailed article on: "Movements Of The Army". Page 3 has an article: "From the Cherokees" datelined from New Echota, concerning their movements (printing crease here causes no loss of text).

The back page has: &... See More  

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688133

Death of General Zollicoffer... Fort Donelson...

Item #688133

February 17, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 17, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, with war reports from the Confederate perspective. The front page includes: "A Lay Sermon "Traitors In Western Virginia" "Notes Of The War" which includes: "General McClellan Must Advance--Death of General Zollicoffer... See More  

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688116

Much reporting from the Confederate perspective...

Item #688116

January 29, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 29, 1862  



* Rare rebel publication



The front page has advertisements and 3 columns on: "The Northern Congress--The New Treasury Bill--Interesting Debate on the War" carrying over to page. 2.

Page 2 has a very nice editorial in which they examine & discuss the "...four grand objects..." or goals of the Yankees for 1862: &q... See More  

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688113

Nashville surrenders... So much more.

Item #688113

February 27, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 27, 1862  



* Fall of Nashville, Tennessee

* Edenton, North Carolina




Among the Civil War reports on the inside pages are: "From Pamlico Sound" "All Quiet at Elizabeth City" "The War in the South-West" "Occupation of Nashville Confirmed" "Martial Law in West Tennessee" "The Rebel Prisoners at Chicago" &quo... See More  

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688105

Civil War map of Cape Hatteras...

Item #688105

January 29, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 29, 1862  



* General Ambrose Burnside

* North Carolina expedition

* Cape Hatteras map




The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Burnside Expedition. Map Showing Hatteras Inlet, Caper Hatteras & Loggerhead Inlet".

Several front page column heads on the Civil War including: "The Burnside Expedition" "Most of the Fleet &... See More  

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688090

Jefferson Davis and his government...

Item #688090

March 23, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, March 23, 1865 



* Confederates falling apart

* Nearing the end of war

* Sherman at Goldsboro NC




Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "Jeff. Davis And His Government" "The Rebel Senate in Judgment on the Rebel President" "The Revelation Of Dispair" "Lee the Forlorn Hope of the Rebels" and more... See More  

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688003

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #688003

January 01, 1863

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 1, 1863  



* Battle of Kinston, North Carolina

* From the capital of the Confederacy




Among the war-related reports in this Confederate newspaper are: "Norther News" "Jeff. Davis's Fulmination Against General Butler" "Official Report of the Fight in N. Carolina" "The Virginians in the War" "Petersbu... See More  

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687618

Large map of Burnside's accomplishments....

The death of Commodore Uriah P. Levy...

Item #687618

March 25, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 25, 1862 



* Uriah P. Levy death (1st report)

* 1st Jewish commodore of U.S. Navy

* American Civil War - Jews




The most notable content within this issue is the very brief, but historic page 7 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore, war of 1812 war hero, and credited as to having abolished the disciplinary procedu... See More  

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687347

Fate of Col. Hayne... The Asgill Affair... Keep fighting, or not

Item #687347

May 02, 1782

THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET OR THE GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 2, 1782  



* American Revolutionary War



The front page begins with a lengthy report headed: "Office of Finance" signed by: Robert Morris

Page 2 begins with a very fine & detailed letter from Col. Stewart to Earl Cornwallis dated Sept. 9, 1781, being an account of the Battle of Eutaw Springs, South ... See More  

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687196

Paul Revere engraved the masthead... Battle of Alamance...

Item #687196

January 23, 1772

THE MASSACHUSETTS SPY, Boston, Jan. 23, 1772 



* Paul Revere masthead engraving

* Pre American Revolutionary War

* Battle of Alamance - North Carolina




This newspaper published by the famed Isaiah Thomas is undoubtedly one of the more significant & notable titles of the Revolutionary War era. An ardent patriot, Thomas was a constant target of the Royalist government. He began his ne... See More  

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687174

Putting the Constitution into effect, & New York is the capital...

Item #687174

September 20, 1788

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 20, 1788



* United States Constitution into effect

* New York City as nation's capital




 The top of the front page has an article signed by: "A Federalist" which is very supportive of the new Constitution, then being considered for ratification by the various states. It notes in part: "...The game that is now playing by the ant... See More  

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686757

Rare Confederate newspaper...

Item #686757

September 10, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, Sept. 10, 1863  



* Rare Confederate publication from the Civil War



This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era.

The entire front page ... See More  

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686694

England discusses the issue of independence for America... War accounts...

Item #686694

May 12, 1780

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, May 12, 1780



* American Revolutionary War era newspaper

* Independence for America ?




 Pages 2 and 3 have much discussion in the House of Commons concerning the Revolutionary War. A few bits include: "...introduced his motion for a reconciliation between Great Britain & her colonies. Peace, he said, was a desirable object to every man...The p... See More  

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686033

Tonnage Act: further defining the historic Tariff Act of 1789..

Item #686033

July 24, 1789

THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, July 24, 1789 



* Tariff Act of 1789 (Tonnage)

* George Washington signs

* 1st major piece of legislation




The entire front page is taken up with ads including 7 illustrated ship ads.

Page 2 has an address to George Washington from the governor & council of North Carolina, which is followed by his reply which carries ove... See More  

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685394

Miracle in the Andes... Flight 571 rescue...

Item #685394

December 24, 1972

THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, December 24, 1972 



* Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 

* Miracle in the Andes rescue in progress

* Rugby team - airplane crash - "Alive"
 



The top of page 3 has a four column heading: "8 More Rescued from the Andes" (see) This story was featured in the movie "Alive" and has to be one of the most amazi... See More  

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685258

Ratification of the Prohibition amendment...

Item #685258

January 20, 1919

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT (bi-weekly), North Carolina, January 20, 1919 



* Prohibition (no beer, liquor) wins

* 18th Amendment ratification

* 3/4 of the states needed is met




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "America First Nation To Legislate Liquor Out" with subheads. First report coverage on Nebraska formally ratifying the 18th amendment to the Constitution... See More  

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685234

Affirmed wins triple crown...

Item #685234

June 11, 1978

THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, North Carolina, June 11, 1978



* Affirmed wins triple crown

* Belmont Stakes - horse racing




The front page has a three column photo with caption: "Affirmed--by a nose" with text. (see)

The front page of the sport's section (inside) has banner headline: "It's Affirmed again (by a nose)" with 2 related photos. First report coverage on Affirme... See More  

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685179

Amelia Earhart lost in 1937...

Item #685179

July 04, 1937

THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, July 4, 1937.

 

* Amelia Earhart famous disappearance

* Searching the Pacific Ocean




The front page has a two column heading: "Amelia Earhart's Chance For Rescue Becomes Dim" with subhead. (see)

Complete 1st section only with 10 pages, light toning, a little margin wear with a few tiny tears, should be handled with care.... See More  

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684958

Fugitive slaves... 1862 Savannah, Georgia martial law...

Item #684958

January 24, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 24, 1862



* Fugitive slaves

* Savannah, Georgia martial law

* New Bern, North Carolina




This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE RETURN OF FUGITIVE SLAVES", "The President's Position on the Question", "FROM... See More  

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684555

Michael Jordan drafted by Bulls in 1984...

Item #684555

June 20, 1984

USA TODAY, June 20, 1984



* Michael Jordan's NBA draft

* Chicago Bulls professional basketball

* One of the biggest dynasties in sports is born




The front page of the sport's has reporting on the 1984 NBA draft which shows a small photo of Akeem Olajuwon and Sam Bowie, the first two picks. Within the report is mention of the first 5 picks with  text that includes: "...North... See More  

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683864

The Mortara Case...

Item #683864

December 22, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 22, 1858  Page 3 has: "The Mortara Case" which concerns the Papal States' seizure of a six-year-old boy named Edgardo Mortara from his Jewish family in Bologna, on the basis of a former servant's testimony that she had administered an emergency baptism to the boy when he fell ill as an infant.

Also on page 3: "Jewish... See More  

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683495

Helen Clevenger murder... Asheville NC...

Item #683495

July 18, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 18, 1936



* Helen Clevenger murder

* American college student

* Asheville, North Carolina




The front page has a one column heading: "SUSPECT IS HUNTED IN CO-ED'S MURDER" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on page 6 with photo of Clevenger.

Complete with all 30 pages, rag edition in great condition.... See More  

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683480

1943 Battle of Kursk begins...

Item #683480

July 07, 1943

WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, July 7, 1943



* Battle of Kursk begins

* Largest ever tank battle

* Operation Citadel

* World War II - WWII




The front page has a three column heading: "Big German Offensive Smashes Into 2 Sectors Near Belgorod" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 10 pages, light toning at the margins, small library label on the front page, generally nice.... See More  

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683478

Operation Millennium Cologne Germany....

Item #683478

June 01, 1942

WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, June 1, 1942



* Cologne Germany 1,000 bomber raid

* Operation Millennium - World War II




This 8 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "COLOGNE, GERMAN INDUSTRIAL CENTER, LAID WASTE BY MASSIVE BRITISH RAID; THREE-QUARTERS OF CITY LEFT AFLAME" with subheads (see images). This tells of the famous 1,000 bomber r... See More  

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683386

Civil War news from the Confederacy...

Item #683386

January 23, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 23, 1863 



* From the origin of the American Civil War



Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States of America", this being one of only a few such newspapers which did so.

Among ftpg. column heads are: "Official Dispatch from Gen. Bragg--More Brilliant Exploits of Gens. Wheeler and Forrest" which is signed in type: Br... See More  

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683215

Missouri becomes a Confederate state... Uncommon Confederate title...

Item #683215

August 02, 1861

The DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, Aug. 2, 1861 



* Very rare Confederate publication



This is a single sheet newspaper with just a one column masthead, not uncommon from the Confederacy where newsprint was often difficult to come by. From the early part of the Civil War with many items relating to it, including article headed "Resolutions of Mississippi on the Victories i... See More  

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682991

From Confederate North Carolina...

Item #682991

August 21, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 21, 1861 



* Rare Confederate publication



This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline.

Pages 2 & 3 have various Civil War reports including: "Insubordination in the 'Grand Army' " "Gov. Sprague, of Rhode Isl., on the War" "Ellsworth&... See More  

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682974

Beauregard is reported as 'crazy'...

Item #682974

February 25, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, Feb. 25, 1865  



* Battle of Wilmington - North Carolina

* Admiral David Dixon Porter victory




Formatted very much like its competitors, the Times, Tribune & Herald.  

Among the front page first column heads on the Civil War: "THE SOUTH" "Indications of a Panic in Richmond" "Beauregard Reported Crazy" "Gen. Lee's Reaso... See More  

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682973

Union troops advancing through the Carolinas...

Item #682973

February 24, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, Feb. 24, 1865  



* Battle of Wilmington, North Carolina

* William T. Sherman coastal march

* Fort Anderson




Formatted very much like its competitors, the Times, Tribune & Herald.  

Among the front page first column heads on the Civil War: "NORTH CAROLINA" "Our Forces Within Four Miles of Wilmington..." "Heavy Firing Going on & ... See More  

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682958

Forts in North Carolina are blown up...

Item #682958

January 25, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, Jan. 25, 1865  Formatted very much like its competitors, the Times, Tribune & Herald. Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "WASHINGTON" "The Senate on Retaliation" "Fire in the Smithsonian Institute" "NORTH CAROLINA" "Forts Caswell and Campbell Blown Up" which includes a letter signed in type: U.S. G... See More  

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682957

Interesting proposal for a reunion of the country...

Item #682957

January 23, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, Jan. 23, 1865  Formatted very much like its competitors, the Times, Tribune & Herald. Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "A Novel Basis for Reunion Proposed" "Northern & Southern Armies to Unite & Capture Mexico and Canada" "The Monroe Doctrine Run Riot" "NORTH CAROLINA" "F... See More  

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682625

A new governor for North Carolina...

Item #682625

December 31, 1724

THE POST-BOY, London, Dec. 31, 1724  



* Rare & early 18th century publication

* Nice masthead engravings

* Very early North Carolina




Although the reporting is mostly concerning England as well as the rest of Europe, page 2 has a brief item: "Sir Richard Everet is appointed Governor of North Carolina, in the room of Capt. Barrington."

Single sheet newspaper with two hand... See More  

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682579

Woodrow Wilson's 1918 Thanksgiving proclamation...

Item #682579

November 21, 1918

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Nov. 21, 1918



* President Woodrow Wilson

* Thanksgiving proclamation

* World War I Peace - WWI




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "President Bids Nation Return Thanks For Peace" with subheads and complete text of the proclamation which is signed in type: Woodrow Wilson.

Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a... See More  

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682030

President Garfield is shot...

Item #682030

July 08, 1881

THE WEEKLY STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 8, 1881  



* President James A. Garfield shot (1st report)

* Charles J. Guiteau - assassin




The last column of the front page has heads: "ASSASSIN'S WORK" "President Garfield Shot" "Two Balls Enter His Person" "Dangerously Wounded" "Balls Not Yet Extracted" "May Possibly Recover&q... See More  

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$64.00
681887

First airplane death - a passenger with Orville Wright...

Item #681887

September 23, 1908

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, North Carolina, September 23, 1908 



* Orville Wright Injured

* Thomas Etholen Selfridge Killed

* 1st powered airplane fatality




Page 4 has: "THE AIRSHIP DIASTER", with a corresponding article of, "The disaster to the air ship of Orville Wright in which the inventor was badly wounded and his companion killed is keenly felt in Washington, where t... See More  

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$62.00
681763

Large map on the Yankee advance towards Charleston...

Item #681763

July 19, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, July 19, 1863  



* First Battle of Fort Wagner

* Morris Island - Charleston Harbor




The front page features a large Civil War map headed: "THE ADVANCE ON CHARLESTON, The Capture of Morris Island--Its Importance in a Strategical Point of View."

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE ADVANCE ON CHARLESTON" "Capture of the Gre... See More  

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$49.00
681631

Victorious march...

Item #681631

May 26, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, May 26, 1864 



* Ulysses S. Grant - Spotsylvania victory

* Resaca Georgia Ga - William T. Sherman




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "GRANT!" "Victorious March of the Army of the Potomac" "The South Anna River Reached by Our Troops" "One Thousand More Prisoners Captured" "Sheridan's Expedition" a... See More  

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$30.00
681606

A Civil War map and much good content... Battle of Cold Harbor...

Item #681606

June 04, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1862 



* Battle of Seven Pines - Fair Oaks

* Battle of Hanover Court House




The prime feature may well be the back page Civil War map headed: "The Late Victory Near Hanover Court House, Virginia" which shows much details, and has a key for strategic locations.

Among the front page column heads on the war are: "The Great Victory" "Full Det... See More  

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$46.00
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