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673649

Fort Caswell, North Carolina...

Item #673649

January 23, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 23, 1863 



* Fort Caswell bombardment

* Wilmington NC North Carolina

* General Robert E. Lee




The front page is dominated by a detailed Civil War map headed: "Operations In North Carolina - The Reported Attack on Fort Caswell--Rebel Accounts of the Movements of Union Troops."

Also nice column heads on the Civil War including: "Impending Battle"... See More  

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$51.00
673647

General Sherman in North Carolina...

Item #673647

March 25, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, March 25, 1865 



* General William T. Sherman

* Campaign of the Carolinas w/ map

* Battles of Bentonville & Averasborough




The front page has a nice map titled: "SHERMAN IN NORTH CAROLINA".

Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN" "THE BATTLE IN NORTH CAROLINA" "Rebel Reports of the Fighting at Averysboro an... See More  

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$52.00
673642

Ben Franklin urges moderation by England...

Item #673642

December 05, 1768

THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Dec. 5, 1768



* Benjamin Franklin

* Urges England to ease up

* Pre Revolutionary War tensions




The publisher of this newspaper had Loyalist leanings, causing its demise before the formal outbreak of the Revolutionary War.

An inside part report includes a letter from Boston mentioning: "And now give me leave to ask what our mother country intends to do with us with... See More  

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673612

The formal ending to World War I...

Item #673612

June 30, 1919

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, June 30, 1919 



* World War I officially ends

* Treaty of Versailles signing




The top of the first column has a report of the formal end of World War I with heads: "THE PEACE TREATY SIGNED IN THE HALL OF MIRRORS" This Formally Ends The World War of Nearly Five Years Duration". The dateline is from Versailles, France, June 28.

The re... See More  

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$45.00
673611

North & South Dakota are admitted to the Union...

Item #673611

November 07, 1889

GREENSBORO NORTH STATE, North Carolina, Nov. 7, 1889  Near the bottom of the front page is a rather small, yet notable report headed: "North And South Dakota Admitted", they becoming the 39th and 40th admitted to the Union.

Eight pages, irregular and loose at the spine, various tears at the margins.

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673609

President McKinley is re-elected...

Item #673609

November 07, 1900

GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Nov. 7, 1900  The top of page 4 has column heads: "A Republican Landslide" "McKinley Re-elected President by a Greater Majority Than He Received in 1896--Carries 22 States Certain--Bryan Carries 15, Leaving 8 in Doubt--The Next Congress Republican" with the text taking about half a column.

Eight pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, ... See More  

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$38.00
673590

Joe Louis beats German Max Schmeling..

Item #673590

June 23, 1938

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, June. 23, 1938



* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber)

* Max Schmeling (German fighter)

* Famous rematch - boxing




Page 5 of this issue has a one column heading: "LOUIS SMASHES DOWN SCHMELING FOR WORLD TITLE - Brown Bomber Beats German To Floor In Little Over Two Minutes". First report coverage on the heavyweight boxing championship betw... See More  

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673576

Great wealth of Revolutionary War reporting from Charleston & New York...

Item #673576

September 30, 1780

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 30, 1780 



* Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century

* From The Enemy




All of pages 2 and 3 are taken up with letters from General Clinton to Germain giving his military reports on events in the New York vicinity as well as events in the South, plus two letters from General Earl Cornwallis in Charleston with his views of events in his theatre or
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673564

Suffragist leader, Tennie Claflin, is married into royalty...

Item #673564

February 16, 1888

GREENSBORO NORTH STATE, North Carolina, Feb. 16, 1888  The front page has an interesting article on the notable Tennessee (Tennie) Claflin, who with her sister, Victoria Woodhull, were leading women's suffrage leaders. The article is headed: "Viscountess Of Montserrat" "Well Remembered Tennie C. Claflin Bears that Title and is Visiting Here".

Eight pages, very nice co... See More  

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673516

Hitler backs Mussolini... The Jewish question...

Item #673516

February 02, 1939

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Feb. 2, 1939 The banner headline declares: "HITLER PROMISES SUPPORT FOR MUSSOLINI" with subheads including: THE REICHSTAG HEARS DEMAND OF CHANCELLOR FOR LAND, TRADE", "Fuehrer Warns The United States Not To Interrupt Nazi Program in South America, Raps Ickes". 

Included in the article is a list of Declarations including: "... See More  

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673509

Ohio, Kansas, and New York ratify Suffrage Amendment....

Item #673509

June 19, 1919

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, June 19, 1919  This 8 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page: "THREE MORE STATES RATIFY SUFFRAGE AMENDMENT", followed by a paragraph description of the events for each state: Ohio, Kansas and New York.

Additionally, the front page has a one column heading: "THE ANTI-SUFFS WILL FIGHT TO THE FINISH", describin... See More  

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673341

The end of World War I - Armistice...

Item #673341

November 14, 1918

(5) THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, North Carolina, Nov. 14, 1918 (with Oct. 7, 10, 14, 17)  This 5 issue set covers the lead up to the end of WWI, and concludes with a report on the terms of Armistice being signed by German - bringing an end to the war.

The front page of the Nov. 14, 1918 issue contains: "THE GERMANS SIGN ALL THE ARMISTICE TERMS".  Each additional issue has a fron... See More  

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673315

Two front page graphics...

Item #673315

April 26, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, April 26, 1864  The front page has two graphics, a two column diagram of: "The Rebel Ram Albemarle...which Compelled the Surrender of Plymouth." being a cross section of it; plus a one column map of the vicinity of Plymouth, North Carolina.

Among the first column heads are: "North Carolina" "The Surrender of Plymouth to the Rebels" "General... See More  

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673313

Beauregard's letter of praise on the Battle of Manassas...

Item #673313

August 07, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 7, 1861 



* P.G.T. Beauregard praised

* Battle of Bull Run - Manassas




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

While the ftpg. is taken up with ads, inside has some very good war content including a lengthy item: "Notes, Facts and Queries for the People"... See More  

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673312

The Women's International Council is formed...

Item #673312

April 05, 1888

GREENSBORO NORTH STATE, North Carolina, April 5, 1888  The front page has a report on the historic 1st meeting of the International Council of Women which was held in Washington, D.C., and was presided over by Susan B. Anthony. The front has: "THE WOMEN'S COUNCIL ENDED", followed by considerable details of the meeting. The article states the closing session began with prayer, en... See More  

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$165.00
673310

National Thanksgiving Day... Tillie Smith Monument from Hackettstown, NJ...

Item #673310

November 24, 1887

GREENSBORO NORTH STATE, North Carolina, Nov. 24, 1887  The front page has an account of the Tillie Smith Monument in Hackettstown, NJ Included is print of Tillie and of the monument that was going to be dedicated on Thanksgiving Day.

Page 7 has many short articles covering Thanksgiving for anyone including: "NATIONAL THANKSGIVING DAY" ,"A CITY THANKSGIVING", &qu... See More  

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673292

Hanging of the four anarchists of the Haymarket Riot...

Item #673292

November 17, 1887

GREENSBORO NORTH STATE, North Carolina, Nov. 17, 1887



* re. Haymarket Affair riot massacre

* Anarchists hanged - executed




The front page has a detailed account of the hanging of the 4 anarchists of the Haymarket Riot, Spies, Fischer, Parsons, and Engel. Included are prints of each, as well as a print: "Preparing the Gallows".

The column heads: "THE DROP FALLS" "Spi... See More  

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673291

Last train robbery by "Kid" Curry and members of the Wild Bunch...

Item #673291

July 10, 1901

GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, July 10, 1901  The top of page 11 has a very fine account of the last train robbery by members of the "Wild Bunch".

This robbery of the Great Northern train happened near Wagner, Montana, but Kid Curry and other members of the Wild Bunch. The article provides much detail and takes over half a column.

Twelve pages, cleanly cut at the spine, brown... See More  

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673290

Death of Robert E. Lee, in a Southern newspaper...

Item #673290

October 13, 1870

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Oct. 13, 1870 



* Robert E. Lee death

* Confederate leader




All columns on pages 2 & 3 have black mourning rules for the death of Robert E. Lee.

Among the articles inside are " Dead" which has near the beginning: "...with the mournful intelligence that Robt. E. Lee is no more. This sad announcement will wring a wail of grief fro... See More  

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673135

Death of Rudolph Valentino....

Item #673135

August 23, 1926

GREENSBORO DAILY RECORD, North Carolina, Aug. 23, 1926 



* Rudolph Valentino death

* Latin Lover - The Sheik




The front page has a five column heading: "Death Is Victorious Over Rudolph Valentino, Screen Favorite of Thousands Died At Noon" with subheads and small photo of Valentino. (see)

Sixteen pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, two small tape mends near bott... See More  

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673008

Bible saves soldier's life - to be given to the United States....

Item #673008

May 27, 1918

THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 27, 1918  The front page has: "Bible Which Saved His Life to be Given U.S. by Soldier Wilson".  There are many wartime stories concerning a soldier's life being saved by a Bible in his pocket, but this soldier gifted his Bible to the U.S. government.  A wonderful wartime story!

Complete in 8 pages, fragile (typical for... See More  

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672707

Death of "Buffalo Bill" Cody...

Item #672707

January 11, 1917

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Jan. 11, 1917 



* Buffalo Bill death

* William Cody




The top of a front page column has reports datelined from Denver: "Buffalo Bill's Life Like The Hour Glass" with the text beginning: "Colonel William F. Cody, (Buffalo Bill) is dying in Denver tonight..." with more. But this report is followed by an update: "Buffalo ... See More  

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672705

Tragic death of Will Rogers and Wiley Post...

Item #672705

August 19, 1935

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Aug. 19, 1935 



* Will Rogers & Wiley Post

* Airplane crash - deaths




The banner headline announces: "Will Rogers And Wiley Post Die In Crash" with subhead: "Both Crushed to Death When Plane Dives Into River In Desolate Spot". Featured also are photos of the two together, and one of Will Rogers by himself.

Eight pages, ligh... See More  

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672656

The complete 1928 World Series: Yankees take a four game sweep...

Item #672656

October 05, 1928

GREENSBORO DAILY NEWS, North Carolina  A collection of six consecutive issues dated October 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 covering the entire Yankee's four game sweep of the 1928 Major League World Series over the St. Louis Cardinals.

Fine coverage of each game including both front page and sports page reporting. Babe Ruth's name is quite prominent in several reports.

Each issue is complete,... See More  

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672643

All seven games of the 1925 Major League Baseball World Series...

Item #672643

October 08, 1925

GERENSBORO DAILY NEWS, North Carolina  A complete set of nine issues reporting on all 7 games of  the 1925 Major League Baseball World Series, issues dated October 8 thru 16, 1925.



* Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Washington Senators 

* World Series of baseball (all 7 games)




Most have front page reports with considerable reporting on the sports pages, including the report of the fina... See More  

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672636

Very early report of the California gold rush...

Item #672636

September 30, 1848

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT (Greensboro), North Carolina, Sept. 30, 1848 



* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners




Page 3 contains a notable report, being the first report in this newspaper of the discovery of gold in California.

With a small heading: "Gold Fever in California" the report includes: "The gold mania rages in California & the whole population hav... See More  

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672629

The least dramatic Titanic report to be had?

Item #672629

April 18, 1912

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, April 18, 1912 



* RMS Titanic sinking (1st report)



We have offered a number of dramatic and displayable issues on the sinking of the Titanic. This issue is at the other end of the scale--perhaps the least dramatic reporting of the Titanic we have offered.

At the top of a front page column, in rather small type, is: "Over 1,500 People Drowned... See More  

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672620

An incredible display issue on the end of World War II...

Item #672620

August 14, 1945

THE WILMINGTON NEWS--EXTRA, North Carolina, August 14, 1945



* World War II ends

* Japanese surrenders

* Terrific headline for display




When it comes to huge, screaming headlines on the end of World War II they can't possibly get much better than this.

Taking about three-quarters of the front page, in letters 8 1/4 and 4 7/8 inches high, is: "JAPS QUIT ! " with subhead: "... See More  

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672498

U.S. breaks relations with Germany in 1917...

Item #672498

February 28, 1917

THE ASHEVILLE CITIZEN, North Carolina, February 28, 1917



* United States close to World War I

* President Woodrow Wilson




The front page has a nice banner headline: "NOW UP TO CONGRESS" with many subheads. (see) Coverage on the official break of diplomatic relations between United States and Germany.

Other news day. Complete with 10 pages, light toning, tiny library label (see), g... See More  

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672486

Reporting John F. Kennedy's assassination...

Item #672486

November 23, 1963

GREENSBORO DAILY NEWS, North Carolina, Nov. 23, 1963  The banner headline announces: "KENNEDY IS ASSASSINATED; PRO-RED HELD AS KILLER" with two related photos.

Complete in 2 sections and 22 pages, minor central fold wear, nice condition.

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672485

Reporting John F. Kennedy's assassination...

Item #672485

November 23, 1963

GREENSBORO DAILY NEWS, North Carolina, Nov. 23, 1963 



* John F. Kennedy assassination



The banner headline announces: "KENNEDY IS ASSASSINATED; PRO-RED HELD AS SUSPECT" with two related photos.

Complete in 2 sections and 22 pages, minor toning at the fold, nice condition.... See More  

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672450

President Zachary Taylor dies in office...

Item #672450

July 13, 1850

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, North Carolina, July 13, 1850



* President Zachary Taylor death

* "Old Rough and Ready"




All columns on page 3 are black-bordered due to the report headed: "Death Of Gen. Taylor" which announces: "The sad & melancholy news of the death of President Taylor has just reached us...He died at the Presidential Mansion on Tuesday night the 9th.... See More  

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672448

A letter from VMI...

Item #672448

January 25, 1872

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Jan. 25, 1872  Page 2 has a letter from the "Virginia Military Institute" in Lexington concerning immigration. Also an article on "Constitutional Amendments" for the state of North Carolina.

Four pages, a few creases, and a bit of foxing, good condition.

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672442

Nice letter from a soldier in the war...

Item #672442

August 06, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 6, 1861



* Rare Confederate publication



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

While the ftpg. is taken up with ads, inside has some war content including: "The Utley Gun" "Demoralization of the 'Grand Army' " "In A Bad Fix" ... See More  

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672284

Fourteenth Amendment ratified by North Carolina...

Item #672284

July 12, 1868

NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1868 



* 14th Amendment ratified by North Carolina

* President Andrew Johnson signs




The front page has: "PROCLAMATION" with the subheading: "The President Declares the Ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment by North Carolina", signed in type by the President: Andrew Johnson.

This was one of the Reconstruction amendments which guaranteed ci... See More  

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672266

Expected rebel invasion...

Item #672266

November 16, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 16, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Projected Rebel Invasion" "An Expedition Sent from Wilmington to Halifax" "Later From Charleston" 'Bombardment of Sumter Still Progressing" "Renewed Rebel Desertions" "From the Army of the Potomac" 'Firing Heard Toward Stevensburg" &... See More  

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672056

Barbarities of the British against the citizens of Virginia...

Item #672056

July 24, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 24, 1813 



* British barbarities



Over four pages are taken up with a lengthy & very detailed article: "The Monsters at Hampton" which relates the terrible treatment by the British of the people in the Hampton/Norfolk area of Virginia during  the War of 1812.

It begins: "With feelings that cannot be uttered, we devote a consid... 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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671895

The Lowry War in North Carolina...

Item #671895

April 06, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, April 6, 1872 



* Lowry's War - gang

* Pembroke, North Carolina

* Scuffletown




Over half of the last column on page three is taken up with a stack of heads on the Lowery (Lowry, Lowrie) War in North Carolina.

The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murdered by men of the Confederate Home Gu... See More  

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671824

The second War for Independence...

Item #671824

August 03, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 3, 1861



* Rare Confederate publication



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

While the ftpg. is taken up with ads, inside has some war content as well as: "Tragic Affair" "Letters From Two Chaplains of N.C. Regiments" "The News" "C... See More  

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671683

The Lowry War in 1871 North Carolina...

Item #671683

July 18, 1871

NEW YORK HERALD, July 18, 1871



* Lowry's War - gang

* Pembroke, North Carolina

* Scuffletown




The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE LAWLESS LOWRYS" "They Demand the Release of Their Women from Lumberton Jail" "A Conflict Imminent" and more. (see) Rare to find reports concerning this conflict.

The Lowry War is a notable event in North... 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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671206

Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky... Roanoke Island, North Carolina...

Item #671206

February 03, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 3, 1862 



* Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky

* Roanoke Island, North Carolina




The back page has a map headed: "Plan Of The Battle of Mill Spring (Logan's Cross-Roads), Near Somerset, Ky., January 9, 1862". The bkpg. also has column heads: "The Battle of Mill Spring" "Additional Incidents of the Battle" "The Flight of the Rebe... See More  

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671113

Battle at Wilmington: attack on Fort Fisher...

Item #671113

December 30, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 30, 1864



* Fort Fisher attacked

* David Dixon Porter

* Wilmington NC North Carolina

* Final months of the Civil War




Among the first column Civil War heads are: "WILMINGTON" "The Attack On Fort Fisher" "Official Report from Admiral Porter" which is quite lengthy & detailed & signed by him in type: David D. Porter, Rear Admiral; &q... See More  

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671044

Confederate newspaper from Raleigh, near the end of the war...

Item #671044

November 23, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 23, 1864 



* Rare Confederate title

* Civil War nears the end




Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War.

The front page includes: "From G... See More  

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$168.00
669012

Lengthy article on cockfighting in 1869...

Item #669012

July 21, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 21, 1869



* Cockfighting - illegal blood sport

* Roosters - gamecocks - cockpit

* Unusually lengthy & uncommon article




Page 8 has an article with small headings: "Cock Fighting" "Another Hard-fought Main Between Virginia and North Carolina..." (see) Rare to find articles on this illegal blood sport, especially this lengthy.

Other news of t... See More  

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$58.00
668935

Frigate Constellation protecting our shores...

Item #668935

August 01, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 1, 1798  Page 2 has: "Constellation Frigate, Or, Notice for French Pirates" which has: "The U.S. frigate Constellation...is now off our bar...to cruise along our southern coast for the protection of the American trade & the punishment of French insolence...".

Also a letter to the President from officers at Salisbu... See More  

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$50.00
668932

Sign up to join Washington in the military...

Item #668932

July 30, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 30, 1798 



* General George Washington again ?



Page 2 an address to the President from the people of Caroline County, Maryland, followed by his response signed: John Adams. And then another letter to him from Rockingham County, North Carolina, with his response also signed: John Adams.

Also a great recruiting letter headed: "Ge... See More  

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$54.00
668494

Execution of 2 Negroes in 1869...

Item #668494

June 05, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 5, 1869



* African Americans Executions - hangings

* Halifax County, North Carolina



Page 5 has an article headed: "THE DEATH PENALTY" "Execution of Two Negroes in North Carolina" "Scenes And Incidents At The Gallows" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up 2 full columns.

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

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$33.00
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