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674500

Displayable issue for the outdoorsman...

Item #674500

February 29, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN--"Sportsman Number", New York, February 29, 1908  See the photo for the great color cover which has an outdoor sports theme. The front page is a photo of: "Mountaineering In the Himalayas". Much of the content within has a sporting theme.

Complete issue, small library stamp near the spine, otherwise  in great condition.

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$62.00
674489

Finding a Northwest Passage... Protecting the Carolinas...

Item #674489
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1745  Over 1 1/2 pages are taken up with: "The case of Carolina Consider'd, with Regard to its Danger of being Invaded, for want of Regular Forces...". This is a great article on the defence of the colonies. Three-quarters of a page are taken up with: "A List of Privateers".

Among other articles are: "Speech on the R... See More  

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$49.00
674487

A conversion of a Jew... "Of a small Venomous Serpent..."

Item #674487
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1750  Over a page is taken up with: "Of a small Venomous Serpent...." which includes on page 2 a print of it. Another article is: "An Account of the Conversion of Daniel Tnangam Alexander, an Eminent Jew" to the Protestant religion.

There is a continued article on: "Lewis XIV Greatest of Monarchs" by M. de Voltair... See More  

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674485

A conversion of a Jew... "Of a small Venomous Serpent..."

Item #674485
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1750  Over a page is taken up with: "Of a small Venomous Serpent...." which includes on page 2 a print of it. Another article is: "An Account of the Conversion of Daniel Tnangam Alexander, an Eminent Jew" to the Protestant religion.

There is a continued article on: "Lewis XIV Greatest of Monarchs" by M. de Voltair... See More  

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674484

Relations with England...

Item #674484
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, April, 1766  Among the items included are: "On the Alliance between Church and State and the American Bishops...". A great & lengthy article is: "On The Trade & Commerce of the British Colonies" which considers the taxation and trade issues, of significance given the Stamp Act which was in force at this time. There is much great readin... See More  

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674444

Capt. Decatur's report on his victory over the Macedonian...

Item #674444

December 19, 1812

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 19, 1812 



* USS United States vs. HMS Macedonian



The front page has: "Brilliant Naval Actions" which is concerning Stephen Decatur's victory over the British frigate Macedonian, in a letter signed: James Madison. this is followed by a nice, detailed letter of the battle datelined: "U..S. United States, at sea, Oct. 30, 1812" and s... See More  

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$33.00
674380

Neil Armstrong steps on the moon in 1969...

Item #674380

July 21, 1969

WAPAKONETA DAILY NEWS, Ohio, July 21, 1969



* Best issue to have on this historic event ?

* Neil Armstrong's hometown newspaper




A great issue on this significant event as this newspaper is from Neil Armstrong's hometown. Typically issues of this date carried a headline "Man Walks On Moon" but this hometown newspaper personalized the report honoring their local hero with: &q... See More  

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$500.00
674375

From the state of Chihuahua, Mexico...

Item #674375

January 03, 1860

LA COALICION, the date translating to: "Tuesday, January 3, 1860". The full title translating to: "The Coalition -Official Newspaper of the Government of the State of Chihuahua" which is a northern state of Mexico, bordering much of New Mexico.

Four pages, 8 1/4 by 11 3/4 inches, very nice condition.


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674369

The Japanese ambassadors' visit the President & the nation's capital...

Item #674369

May 26, 1860

NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, May 26, 1860  Most of the many prints in this issue are on the visit of the Japanese ambassadors to the nation's Capital. Included are two doublepage prints.

Sixteen pages, some light toning, small binding holes at the centerfolds, nice condition.

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674367

Celebrating the new Erie Canal...

Item #674367

October 10, 1825

BELLOWS FALLS INTELLIGENCER, Vermont, Oct. 10, 1825



* Early Erie Canal

* 1st boat - ship journey




Page 3 includes a nice account of the celebration of the arrival of the first boat on the Erie Canal, headed; "New York Celebration". Included is the governor's "Address" which begins: "This solemnity, at this place, on the first arrival of vessels from Lake Erie, is... See More  

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674366

One of the earliest Louisiana newspapers we have offered...

Item #674366

June 09, 1819

ORLEANS GAZETTE & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, June 9, 1819 



* Very rare & early deep South publication



This is one of the earliest newspapers from Louisiana we have had the pleasure to offer.

The front page has "Arrival of The President in Savannah" with much detail, taking over a full column. Also an address: "To the Mayor, Aldermen and Citizens of Savannah" sig... See More  

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$167.00
674223

General Smyth's failed effort to invade Canada...

Item #674223

December 18, 1812

THE REPERTORY & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Dec. 18, 1812  Inside reports include: "Gen. Smyth's Expedition", a letter signed in type by: Stephen Decatur datelined from the "U.S. S. United States, at sea, Oct. 30, 1812"; "The Prize" concerning the British frigate Macedonian; "The Crew of the Macedonian"; nearly 1 1/2 columns on: "Highly Imp... See More  

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674219

Preparing for the Statue of Liberty... Oklahoma Boomers... Tenement House fireā€¦

Item #674219

May 16, 1885

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 16, 1885  The front page is a montage of prints concerning the trial of Richard Short for the assault on Capt. Phelan.

Inside has a very dramatic print of: "The Tenement House Fire...A Father's Desperate Resort--Four Children Thrown from a 3rd Story Window". Another fullpg. shows a reunion of Union & Confederates solders in ... See More  

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674216

United States Post Office...

Item #674216

April 18, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 18, 1896  The ftpg. shows: "Letter Canceling Machines in the U.S. Post Office, New York City" with a related article as well. 

Page 3 has a report on the 1896 Olympic Games, the first held after being abolished 15 centuries ago. Various prints of: "Gas Machine for Industrial & Domestic Uses" and various other prints &... See More  

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674209

Closing in on Richmond...

Item #674209

February 09, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 9, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "General Butler's Dept." "Bold Raid Towards Richmond" "Our Troops Within Ten Miles of the Rebel Capital" "Crossing of the Rapidan" "Rebels Driven from Their Position" and more.

Eight pages, slight bit of damp staining at the bottom, nice condition.... See More  

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674199

Two Civil War maps...

Item #674199

April 03, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 3, 1862  Page 3 has a Civil War map headed: "Movements of Major General Banks - Occupation of Woodstock, Virginia- Fight at Stony Creek".

Among the page 3 column heads on the Civil War are: "The New Battle Field" "Corinth, Mississippi to be the Waterloo of the War" "The Rebels Armed with Pikes and Battle Axes" "Beauregard, J... See More  

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674197

Civil War map on the front page...

Item #674197

February 07, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 7, 1864  The front page features a map headed: "The Smithfield and Ben's Church Affair".

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Rebel Attempt Capture Cumberland Gap" "Brisk Skirmishing and Repulse of the Enemy" "News From Chattanooga" "Details of the Rebel Demonstration on Newbern, N.C." "The F... See More  

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674194

The Civil War at Cumberland Gap...

Item #674194

February 08, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 8, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Rebel Advance In East Tennessee" "Attempt to Capture Cumberland Gap" "Three Days' Sharp Skirmishing" "Rebels Finally Repulsed" "Johnston's Rebel Army at Rome, Ga." "The Situation at Knoxville" "Longstreet Moving on Tazewell...&qu... See More  

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674192

Latest reports from the Civil War...

Item #674192

February 06, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 6, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From Gen. Butler's Dept." "The Siege of Newbern Raised" "Retreat of the Rebels to Kinston" "From Gen. Kelly's Dept." "Another Victory by Gen. Mulligan" "Six Hours' Hard Fighting" "Our Cavalry Sharply Engaged at the Latest Date&qu... See More  

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674189

"When Johnny comes marching home..."

Item #674189

May 25, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, May 25, 1865



* When Johnny Comes Marching Home

* Civil War soldiers welcome home




The first column has a nice stack of column heads on a parade of returning soldiers headed: "THE REVIEW" "Sherman's Veterans on Parade" "The Conquerors of Georgia & South Carolina in Penna. Ave." "Sherman's 'Bummers' on Their Good Behavior ... See More  

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674187

Civil War reports from Chattanooga...

Item #674187

March 21, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 21, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "FROM CHATTANOOGA" "The Rebels in Large Force" "Gen. Sherman's Army Gone Down the Mississippi" "Expeditions Sent From Vicksburg" "Sufferings of Union Prisoners" "New Bern Still Save" "From Arkansas" and much more.

Eight pages, nic... See More  

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674185

Robert E. Lee's report...

Item #674185

November 10, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 10, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From the Southern States" "Gen. Lee's Official Report of His Late Operations in Virginia" which takes over half a column & is signed in type: R. E. Lee, General; "Jeff Davis At Charleston" "Gen. Bragg & His Troubles" "News From Tennessee" &... See More  

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674184

The Civil War in Texas...

Item #674184

December 14, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 14, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: The Richmond Prisoners" "Rebel Authorities Refuse to Receive Further Supplies" "Active Operations in Texas Continued "Matagorda Island Occupied by Our Troops" "Sinking Of The Weehawken" "Army of the Potomac" and more.

Eight pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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674160

President Richard Nixon "quits"...

Item #674160

August 09, 1974

DAILY NEWS--EXTRA, New York Aug. 9, 1974  A very dramatic front page with over half of it taken up with: "NIXON QUITS". The balance has the official announcement: "President Nixon announced his resignation tonight in a TV address to the nation. Vice President Gerald R. Ford will become 38th President tomorrow."

More coverage, with photos, on the inside pages.

Tabloid-siz... See More  

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$42.00
674145

Early baseball reports in a sporting newspaper...

Item #674145

November 01, 1856

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Nov. 1, 1856  This was primarily a shorts themed newspaper, with a sports themed masthead. Inside has: "Base Ball" with some detail on recent baseball games. Quite early for baseball.

Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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674142

Trial of Henry Wirz of the Andersonville prison camp...

Item #674142

November 09, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 9, 1865 



* Pre-execution of Captain Henry Wirz

* Andersonville Civil War prison - Georgia




The top of the front page has nice heads on the trial of Henry Wirz, the "demon" warden of the infamous Andersonville prison camp in South Carolina: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Case Of Wirz" "His Approaching Execution" "Moral and Physica... See More  

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674140

The troubles in Kansas...

Item #674140

April 30, 1856

BANNER OF LIBERTY, Middletown, New York, April 30, 1856 



* Bleeding Kansas



A great issue if only because of the very patriotic masthead, featuring an eagle with the US. flag in its talons.

Inside has over a full column on the troubling situation in Kansas, headed: "The Kansas Troubles not so Big as They Seem--How & Why They are Magnified..." with more. One bit notes: &quo... See More  

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674134

Much reporting on the Civil War...

Item #674134

October 10, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 10, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "News From Chattanooga" "The Attack from Lookout Mountain..." "Bursting of the Enemy's Gun" "Murfreesboro Threatened" "News From Charleston" "Firing Between Our Batteries & the Rebel Forts on James Island" "The Jeff. Davis Co... See More  

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674125

Closing in on Richmond...

Item #674125

February 09, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 9, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "General Butler's Dept." "Bold Raid Towards Richmond" "Our Troops Within Ten Miles of the Rebel Capital" "Crossing of the Rapidan" "Rebels Driven from Their Position" and more.

Eight pages, great condition.

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674123

Abraham Lincoln on the draft...

Item #674123

August 12, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 12, 1863  The top of the first column has: "President Lincoln On The Draft" "Retaliation for Abuse of Colored Troops" which has his letter signed in type: A. Lincoln. Also: "Lee Expected To Attack Meade" "End of the Naval Campaign in the Mississippi" and more.

Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.... See More  

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674122

Front page Civil War map...

Item #674122

February 02, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 2, 1862  The ftpg. features a nice map headed: "The Rebel Position On The Tennessee and Cumberland." with further details.

There are also nice one column war-related heads including: "Important From Gen. Grant's Column" "Additional Particulars of the Reconnoitering Expedition" "The Fort Not Yet Evacuated" "News From The S... See More  

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674114

The noted Jane Addams...

Item #674114
YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, May, 1896 



* Young Women's Christian Temperance Union



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.

The front page features a photo of the renowned "Miss Jane Addams". Addams was an American settlement acti... See More  

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674082

Document signed by Jeff Davis...Capture of Yazoo City...

Item #674082

July 22, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 22, 1863 



* John Morgan's raid ending

* Yazoo City & Jackson, Mississippi

* Post Gettysburg Robert E. Lee




Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "Morgan's Invasion Ended" "Battle at Geiger's Creek" "Rebels Defeated & Driven to a Bluff" "They Then Unconditionally Surrender" "Morgan &am... See More  

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674074

A broadside "newspaper" covering World War II...

Item #674074

October 13, 1944

TEL-PICS, New York, a lot of five issues: Sept. 18, 28, 30; Oct. 4, 13, 1944



* Rare World War II photo broadsides



This was a broadside (printed on one side only) newspaper originally meant to be displayed in store windows, mostly taken up with a large photo of the war, plus a caption. A very unusual item.

Each measures 10 1/2 by 12 1/2 inches, once folded to envelope size with a mailing add
... See More  

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674063

The battle for Charleston...

Item #674063

April 09, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 9, 1863 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* First Battle of Charleston Harbor




The front page includes: "The Situation In The West" "The Parole of Federal Prisoners" "Latest From the North" "The Fight Opened at Charleston!" "The Attack Commenced!" "Terrific Firing on Both Sides!" &... See More  

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674062

Closing in on Vicksburg... Battle of Port Gibson...

Item #674062

May 23, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 23, 1863  



* Capital of the Confederacy



Among the front page reports: "From Jackson" "From Mississippi--A Fight on Saturday--Burning of Big Black Bridge--Vicksburg Closely Besieged!" "Latest From the North" which includes 2 dispatches each signed in type: U.S. Grant, Major General; plus the text of: "An Act T... See More  

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674049

Lengthy and revealing article on the Mormons...

Item #674049

February 07, 1870

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 7, 1870 



* Mormons - Mormonism

* Church of Zion - Godbeites

* Latter-day Saints




Page 11 has first column heads: "MORMONISM" "Progress Of the 'New Church of Zion' " "Some Divine and Human Revelations--Text of the Church Constitution--A Lengthy if not Over-Comprehensive Document". The report is datelined from Salt Lake City an... See More  

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$127.00
674045

Nice Uncle Sam political cartoon... Lighthouses...

Item #674045

May 14, 1875

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, May 14, 1875  The entire front page is a large political cartoon: "Uncle Sam's Sensible View Of Wars And rumors Of War" showing him whittling and watching.

Page 5 is entirely taken up with a montage of print showing erection of buildings at the Centennial Exhibition Grounds in Phila. Also five prints of various types of lighthouses.

Eight pages, a ... See More  

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$28.00
674043

From the earliest months of its existence... Negro for sale...

Item #674043

March 23, 1797

PORCUPINES GAZETTE & UNITED STATES DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 23, 1797 



* Rare 18th century American title



All previous issues we have offered of this uncommon title were from 1798-9 with the porcupine in the masthead, but this issue is from the earliest months of its existence with a much different masthead.

Various news reports of the day, heavy with advertisements inc... See More  

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$78.00
674037

Curiously worded headline... Civil War generals...

Item #674037

December 05, 1889

GREENSBORO NORTH STATE, North Carolina, Dec. 5, 1889  An interesting paper if only because of the curious headlines and reporting of a gruesome tragedy. A ftpg. column is headed: "SEVEN MEN ROASTED" "And Dashed to Death in the Minneapolis Tribune Fire" "Dread Details Of The Disaster".

Page 3 has many portraits of Civil War generals from: "Hood's Campaig... See More  

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674035

Progressing towards Prohibition...

Item #674035

July 03, 1919

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, July 3, 1919 



* Headed towards prohibition

* Liquor - beer to be abolished




The top of the first column reports on the progress towards Prohibition: "PLAN TO STOP SALE OF STRONG BEER" "Congress And Department Of Justice After 2 3/4 Per Cent Article" with the details taking over half a column. Nationwide Prohibition would formal... See More  

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674028

The Henry Wirz prison warden trial...

Item #674028

September 03, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 3, 1865



* Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter

* Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia




The ftpg. has reports concerning the trial of Henry Wirz, the warden of the infamous Andersonville, Georgia, prison camp from during the Civil War.

First column heads include: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "Details of the Proceedings on Saturday" "Testimony of a Prisoner... See More  

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674026

"Adventures Among the Indians"...

Item #674026

February 09, 1850

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Feb. 9, 1850  The front page features a print of: "The Lost Sister of Wyoming - From Frost's 'Thrilling Adventures Among the Indians' " with a related article.

Four pages, very large size, 3 folds, various creases, various tears at the margins & folds. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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$27.00
674025

Print of hunting kangaroos...

Item #674025

July 30, 1853

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, July 30, 1853  The front page features a print of: "Hunting The Kangaroo In Australia" with a related article.

Four pages, very large size, 3 folds, small hole in the masthead, mild wear. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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$37.00
674021

British inciting the Indians to war against the Americans...

Item #674021

March 15, 1808

THE ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, March 15, 1808  Page 2 contains an: "Extract of a Letter dated Fort Wayne" which concerns the British inciting the Indians to war against the Americans: "...British nation...have been stirring up the Indians...with seditious, insidious speeches...sent messages & belts to the Indians...telling them they must soon wade up to the ancles in blo... See More  

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$28.00
674017

Huge print on the impeachment of Andrew Johnson...

Item #674017

March 23, 1868

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRITRE ZEITUNG, New York, 1868  This is a huge, four page foldout centerfold with an expansive view of te impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson. This was in the German language edition of Leslie's Illustrated, meant for the German speaking residents of the U.S.

It measures 22 3/4 by 33 inches and is in very nice condition.

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$48.00
673988

Death of President Polk, in a Washington newspaper...

Item #673988

June 23, 1849

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 23, 1849 



* James K. Polk death

* Best title to be had ?




All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered for the report which appears on pg. 3 headed: "Death of Ex-President Polk...". Page 3 also has a letter "From California" concerning the Gold Rush & the success--or lack of it--among many there.

Always nice to have a Pre... See More  

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$52.00
673986

Statehood of Wyoming...

Item #673986

July 10, 1890

THE WORLD, New York City, July 10, 1890  Page three heading "Congress Day By Day" reports "Fixing the Wyoming Bill." "The presiding officer of the Senate (Mr. Ingalls) having signed the bill to admit Wyoming it went to the President to-day. He thereupon referred it to the Attorney-General to ascertain if there were any legal objections to its approval."

Complete... See More  

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$54.00
673984

Bob Feller pitches his third no-hitter....

Item #673984

July 02, 1951

CENTRE DAILY TIMES, State College & Bellefonte, Pa., July 2, 1951  Near the top of the sports page is: "Feller In 3rd No-Hitter" and: "Pitchers Excel in Top Tests". The report begins: "Bob Feller, king of active Major League pitchers, sits on a pedestal today as the only modern day hurler with three no-hit games to his credit..." with more.

Complete in 10 pa... See More  

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$35.00
673979

Gold Rush of 1849, in an 1848 newspaper...

Item #673979

December 05, 1848

DAILY EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, Dec. 5, 1848 



* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners




California Gold Rush reports from 1848 are rather rare but we've found some through the years, such as this one.

A bottom corner of the front page has: "Gold Mines of California" noting: "These mines are represented as very productive & of immense value...making rapi... See More  

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$63.00
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