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680204

The Wall Street panic of 1873...

Item #680204

September 25, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 25, 1873



* Wall Street - stock market failure

* Panic of 1873 near the beginning

* Best title to be had ?




The top of page 6 has one column headings: "THE CALM" "The Banks Bringing Order Out Of Chaos" "The Stock Exchange Speaks" "Reported Shipments of Gold from Europe" and more. (see) Lengthy text.

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680199

1899 Battle of Magersfontein...

Item #680199

December 13, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 13, 1899



* Battle of Magersfontein - South Africa

* Second Boer War - "Black Week"

* Lord Methuen - British Army defeat


 


The top of the front page has a two column headline: "METHUEN REPULSED WITH HEAVY LOSS" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to... See More  

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680164

1899 Braznell mine explosion... Brownsville...

Item #680164

December 23, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec.. 23, 1899



* Braznell Mine Explosion - Stockdale Coal Co.

* Brownsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MINERS ENTOMBED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this er... See More  

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680158

1899 Key West, Florida yellow fever pandemic...

Item #680158

September 19, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 19, 1899



* Key West, Florida

* Yellow fever - jack

* Epidemic - pandemic




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "AN AWFUL EPIDEMIC" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

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680156

1899 USS Maine victims final burial...

Item #680156

December 28, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 28, 1899



* re. USS Maine United States Navy battleship disaster

* Final burial of the victims at Arlington Cemetery - Virginia


 


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HONOR THE DEAD" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are n... See More  

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680155

1899 death of Dwight L. Moody...

Item #680155

December 22, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 22, 1899



* Dwight L. Moody death

* American evangelist

* Moody Memorial Church

* Henry Ware Lawton funeral


 


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DWIGHT MOODY DEAD" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally frag... See More  

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680154

1899 Henry Ware Lawton killed...

Item #680154

December 19, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 19, 1899



* U.S. General Henry Ware Lawton killed

* Battle of Paye - Philippine-American War


 


The top of the front page has a two column headline: "GEN. LAWTON KILLED SHOT IN THE BREAST" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally ... See More  

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680153

1899 Battle of Colenso, South Africa...

Item #680153

December 16, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 16, 1899



* Battle of Colenso - South Africa

* Second Boer War - "Black Week"

* Redvers Buller - British Army defeat


 


The top of the front page has a two column headline: "ENGLAND PANIC STRICKEN OVER BULLER'S DEFEAT" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. V... See More  

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680111

1899 James J. Jeffries heavyweight boxing...

Item #680111

November 04, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 4, 1899



* James J. Jeffries vs. Tom Sharkey

* Heavyweight boxing championship

* 1st ever on film - motion pictures


 

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "A TERRIFIC BATTLE" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not tota... See More  

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680109

Alfred Dreyfus affair verdict...

Item #680109

September 11, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 12, 14, 19 & 31; Sept. 7, 8 & 9, 1899



* Dreyfus Affair trial & verdict

* Political scandal in France

* Miscarriage of justice

* Lot of 7 issues




Each issue has front page reporting on the Dreyfus Affair trial and verdict. See images for the headings.

Each issue is complete with 8 pages, a few small library stamps within the masthead, a few... See More  

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680108

1899 John Alexander Logan Jr. killed...

Item #680108

November 14, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 14, 1899



* Major John Alexander Logan Jr. killed

* Battle of San Jacinto - Philippine-American War


 


The top of the front page has a two column headline: "MAJOR LOGAN KILLED NEAR SAN JACINTO" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not tot... See More  

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680106

1899 Darien, Georgia Negro insurrection...

Item #680106

August 26, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 26, 1899



* Darien, McIntosh County, Georgia

* Negro insurrection - race riot - war


 


The top of the front page has a two column headline: "BLACKS IN REVOLT A FIGHT EXPECTED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from ... See More  

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680085

1899 Stratford, Connecticut trolley disaster...

Item #680085

August 07, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 7, 1899



* Peck's Mill Pond trolley disaster

* Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TWENTY-NINE KILLED, TWELVE BADLY INJURED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragi... See More  

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680061

1899 Siege of Kimberley begins...

Item #680061

October 14, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 14, 1899



* Siege of Kimberley begins

* Cape Colony - South Africa

* Second Boer War




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "MORE TRAINS BLOWN UP BOER ATTACKS REPULSED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile f... See More  

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680060

1899 Second Boer War begins...

Item #680060

October 11, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 11, 1899



* Second Boer War begins

* South African Republic




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA BEGINS IN EARNEST" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

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680059

1899 Carterville mine riot.. Negro strikebreakers...

Item #680059

September 18, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 18, 189



* Carterville Mine Riot

* Illinois coal wars

* Negro strikebreakers

* Race riot - war




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MURDEROUS RIOTERS" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in... See More  

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680058

1899 New Orleans yellow fever pandemic...

Item #680058

August 30, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 30, 1899



* Yuma AZ fire disaster

* Arizona Territory




The front page has a two column heading: "YUMA IN FLAMES" with subhead and brief text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 4 pages, a few sma... See More  

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680031

Patriotic & decorative masthead...

Item #680031

March 03, 1866

FLAG OF OUR UNION, Boston, March 3, 1866  This was a popular weekly which in the early 1850's claimed to have the largest circulation of any newspaper in the United States. It was begun by the famed publishers Gleason & Ballou, who lent their names to titles which were much like the later Harper's Weekly. Mostly literary content with a very ornate, displayable masthead.

Sixteen p... See More  

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680029

Uncle Sam & General Beauregard... Early Cincinnati...

Item #680029

May 26, 1875

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, May 26, 1875  The entire front page is a comic print captioned: "The Big Man and the Very Little Frenchy Boy" being Uncle Sam and General Beauregard.

Inside has a full page on "Cincinnati In 1802" including several prints. Also a page with 5 prints of: "Incidents of the Fires in Western Pennsylvania".

Eight pages, nice condition.... See More  

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680018

The Centennial Exposition... Baseball...

Item #680018

May 20, 1876

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 20, 1876  Featured are several prints of the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition, the ftpg. showing the "Great Corliss Engine" & an expansive doublepage centerfold of the: "Scene on the Grand Plaza...". More as well.

The back page has a nice print of a baseball player in uniform, in a "Base Ball Goods" adverti... See More  

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680017

Working to abolish alcoholic beverages...

Item #680017
YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, April, 1896  An interesting magazine published by the Young Women's Christian Temperance Union whose focus was the outlaw of alcoholic beverages. They also worked to promote women's right to vote.

Decorative title page, 12 pages, 9 1/2 by 13 inches, minor binding slits at the blank spine, nice condition.

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679994

Trial of the Andersonville prison warden...

Item #679994

October 03, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 3, 1865 



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The front page has: "Andersonville" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday--Gen. Bragg Relieve from Duty as a Member of the Commission--Obstreperous Conduct of Counsel Baker". Inside has: "Alabama on the Negro".

Eight pages, uncut and untrimmed, a little light foxing, generally very nice.... See More  

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679916

Battle of Ridgeway (1866)....

Item #679916

June 05, 1866

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 5, 1866



* Battle of Ridgeway- Ontario

* Battle of Fort Erie

* Fenian raids in Canada




The front page has one column headings: "THE FENIAN WAR" "Official Bulletins--Colonel O'Neill Made a Brigadier-General--Stirring Appeal fro Roberts" "Affairs Along The Canadian Frontier" and much more. (see) Lengthy text.

Other news of the day soon... See More  

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679769

Follow-up reports on the Chicago Fire...

Item #679769

October 26, 1871

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Oct. 26 1871  The front page has several reports on the Chicago Fire of 2 weeks previous, with various subheads as shown in the photos.

Four pages, rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

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679758

Early woman's suffrage newspaper...

Item #679758

June 14, 1879

THE WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, June 14, 1879  Uncommon women's suffrage paper founded in 1870, produced by--among others--Lucy Stone, Alice Blackwell, Julia Ward Howe, and Mary Livermore. Published: "...to the interests of Woman, to her educational, industrial, legal & political Equality, & especially to her right of Suffrage" as noted on the front page.

Among th... See More  

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679750

Negro hanging in 1871 Charlotte, North Carolina...

Item #679750

July 15, 1871

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 15, 1871



* Charlotte, North Carolina

* Negro hanging - execution

* Very detailed report




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE DEATH PENALTY" "Execution of Henderson Young (Negro) in North Carolina" and more. (see)

Complete with 12 pages, irregular at the spine, otherwise nice.... See More  

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679732

Broadsheet "Extra" on the Garfield assassination attempt...

Item #679732

July 15, 1881

DEMOCRATIC WATCHMAN, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, July 15, 1881 



* President James Garfield shot

* Rare broadsheet "extra"




Page 4 has a report headed: "A Terrible Deed--Attempt to Assassinate President Garfield" which begins: "Not having issued a paper last week the Watchman is consequently somewhat late with the news of the attempted assassination of President G... See More  

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679731

Quite uncommon temperance newspaper...

Item #679731

June 05, 1886

TEMPERANCE GAZETTE, Camden, New Jersey, June 5, 1886 



* Rare publication



Printed in the masthead: "Devoted to the Cause of Temperance and the Sanctity of the Christian Sabbath". A quite uncommon title which supported the prohibition of alcohol. I don't believe we have ever offered this title before.

Four pages, wear at one of the upper folds causes loss with text loss als... See More  

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679720

Georgetown, Colorado... Tacoma, Washington Territory...

Item #679720

May 05, 1883

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 5, 1883  The full ftpg. shows: "Sketches at the Irish Land League Convention...Philadelphia". Inside has prints of: "Washington Territory--View of Tacoma, Terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad on Puget Sound"; the doublepage centerfold is a dramatic scene of a mother at the Tombs jail; half page: "The Indian at Work--M... See More  

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679712

Fifteen puzzle game craze....

Item #679712

March 22, 1880

NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1880  Page 4 has a one column heading: "FIFTEEN". The related text on this "craze" of the era takes up about a full column.

This is a sliding puzzle having 15 numbered square tiles in a frame leaving one unoccupied tile position. Tiles in the same row or column of the open position can be moved by sliding them horizontally or vertically, respecti... See More  

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679663

1875 Indianola, Texas hurricane disaster....

Item #679663

September 24, 1875

THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 24, 1875



* Indianola, Texas hurricane disaster

* Ghost town - Matagorda Bay




The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "THE TEXAS STORM" "Horrible Scene At Indianola" and more. (see)

Complete with all 12 pages, very nice condition.

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679581

Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia (1876)...

Item #679581

July 01, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 1, 1876  The front cover has "A Remarkable Railway Accident" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Centennial - State Head-Quarters, on State Avenue", "Frazee's Safety Bridge for Railroad Cars", and more illustrations, articles and advertisements. 

Complete in sixteen pages, never bound, in very good... See More  

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679568

Families of colored soldiers moving south...

Item #679568

August 01, 1865

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 1, 1865  Among the ftpg. column heads: "FORTRESS MONROE", "Families of Colored Soldiers Going South", "A Nest of Burglars Broken Up at Norfolk", "Jeff. Davis Takes Another Promenade", "From Richmond!", "Secessionists On the Rampage", "How Virginia Is To Be Made Loyal" and more.

Eight pages, ... See More  

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679566

Very early surfing print...

Item #679566

April 07, 1866

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, April 7, 1866  Included is a nearly half page print captioned: "Surf Swimming at Hawaii, Sandwich Islands" with a related article having the same title.

The print shows women lying on boards riding the surf, but none standing on them. This would have to be one of the earlier images of surfing and surfboards to be found, let along ... See More  

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679565

Very nice and early baseball print...

Item #679565

November 18, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 18, 1865  Certainly the most desired print is the half page vertical print showing a baseball game in action, and showing the full expanse of the field with crowd. The caption reads: "Base-Ball Match Between the 'Athletics' of Philadelphia, Pa. and the 'Atlantics' of Brooklyn, N.Y., Played at Philadelphia, Oct. 30, 1865." There is ... See More  

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679561

The famed Somerville Round House...

Item #679561

April 01, 1854

AMERICAN PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL, New York, April, 1854  Phrenology is a theory stating that the personality traits of a person can be derived from the shape of the skull. Although holding no validity today, it was a popular science in the mid-19th century and this periodical focused on it.

Perhaps of most interest is a very early print of the: "Circular House at Somerville, Mass." w... See More  

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679533

Evangelists Moody and Sankey in 1875 ...

Item #679533

August 12, 1875

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 12, 1875



* Ira D. Sankey & Dwight Lyman Moody

* Evangelist - Evangelism - sermons




Page 3 has an article with one column headings: "THE EVANGELISTS" "The Work of Moody and Sankey Abroad" and more. (see) Text takes up 2 columns.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 10 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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679523

Spanish-American War headline...

Item #679523

May 04, 1898

BOSTON EVENING JOURNAL, May 4, 1898  The ftpg. has much reporting on the Spanish-American War including banner heads: "SAMPSON'S FLEET HAS SAILED" "His Errand May Be Either to Take Puerto Rico or to Cut Off the Cape Verde Fleet".

Complete in 10 pages, good condition.

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679522

Scarce French-English newspaper from 1870 Louisiana...

Item #679522

March 26, 1870

LE LOUISIANAIS, Convent, Louisiana, March 26, 1870  A scarce title which existed from 1865 thru 1883, but of which very few issues surface. It is a single sheet newspaper with the front entirely in French while the reverse is in English save for the advertisements, most being in French.

Folio size, wide margins, small archival mend on the back side, otherwise in nice condition.

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679513

Civil War ends in South Carolina... Lincoln's conspirators...

Item #679513

June 07, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, June 7, 1865 



* Civil War ending events

* Abraham Lincoln's assassination

* Trial of the conspirators




The ftpg. includes: "THE SOUTH" "Closing Scenes of the War in the Palmetto State" "Popular Joy of the Chivalry at the End of the War" "Progress of Reconstruction" "The Army & Navy" & more. The back page has... See More  

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679448

Trial of Lincoln's assassins...

Item #679448

June 06, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 6, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination trial

* Conspirators - assassins




The top of the first column on the front page has: "THE ASSASSINATION" "Official Version of the Suppressed Testimony" "A Letter From Jeff. Davis" "The Trial On Monday" and more concerning the trial of those who conspired to assassinate Abraham Lincoln... See More  

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679436

Terrific golf print for any golfer...

Item #679436

October 12, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 12, 1895  This issue features a very nice fullpg. print by famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "Golf" which includes 13 illustrations of golf shots, most of a comic theme.

The full front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers: "Mr. Croker's Busy Season Begins". Inside has: "Representative Bishops of the Protestant Episcopal Ch... See More  

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679434

Much on the Wirz trial, the warden of Andersonville Prison...

Item #679434

September 22, 1865

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 22, 1865 



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




Among the front page column heads are: "THE WERZE [Wirz] TRIAL" "Remarkable Speech of Howell Cobb" "he Wants to See Mr. Lincoln Hung" "He Expects the Same Fate for Himself" "The Sickening Atrocities of Werze" "The Fatal Horrors of the Dead Line&quo... See More  

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679409

Gunfight at the OK Corral, and much more...

Item #679409
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, March, 1883 



* Tombstone, Arizona

* Gunfight at the O.K. Corral




A great issue with much reporting on some of the romance of the Old West. The first article in the issue, "Across Arizona", takes 16 pages and is quite detailed, containing eleven prints, including "Norton's Landing on the Colorado River" a: "Map of ... See More  

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679347

Popular for the colorful political cartoons...

Item #679347

April 26, 1893

PUCK, New York, April 26, 1893  Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its political cartoons:

front page: &quo... See More  

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679334

Trouble with the Mollie Maguires...

Item #679334

June 10, 1875

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, June 10, 1875  The full front page is a political cartoon: "Cutting Themselves Off From The Party". Page 4 has 4 prints relating to the article: "The Mining Troubles - Prospectus of the Ending of the Strike--The Collision at Mahanoy City" with the prints captioned: "The Outbreak in the Pennsylvania Mining Region".

The reports on the ... See More  

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679332

Daniel Webster's letters... "Defender of the Constitution"......

Item #679332
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, Aug., 1867  The prime feature of this issue is likely the 5 1/2 pages dedicated to the: "PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE OF DANIEL WEBSTER", which includes excerpts from many of his private correspondence along with background and commentary. The article serves well as an unofficial biography of this great "defender of the Constitution".... See More  

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679285

United States v. Cruikshank...

Item #679285

March 28, 1876

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1876 



* Supreme Court decision giving cover to the KKK

* Bill of Rights did not apply to State Governments (?)




Page 2 has a almost 2.5 column article: "COLORED VOTERS IN LOUISIANA", which tells of the SCOTUS' decision in the United States v. Cruikshank case. This "case represented a major blow to federal efforts to protect the civil... See More  

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679217

1865 baseball game with box scores... Gothams vs. Mutuals...

Item #679217

July 12, 1865

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1865  On the bkpg. under "Out-Door Sports" is a summary of a game between the Gothams and Mutuals which states in part: "It was anything but the fine game...expected...the play on the Mutual side being confined mostly to the pitcher, catcher and first-base player. In fact it was the old style of game in vogue in 1863, when there was a rage for swift... See More  

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679216

Avondale Mine Disaster of 1869....

Item #679216

September 10, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 10, 1869.

 

* Avondale Mine disaster

* Plymouth, Pennsylvania




The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "The Coal Mine Horror" "One Hundred and Eight Bodies Exhumed" "Affecting Scene At The Cemetery" and more. Lengthy text.

Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.
... See More  

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