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677787

On the eve of war with England...

Item #677787

June 11, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 11, 1812  On the eve of war with England, this issue has some reports relating to our relations with the British. Some articles include: "The Armies - Gov. Hull is to Command the Western Army" "Latest from England" "Indian Hostilities" and more.

Four pages, light foxing, good condition.

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677764

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #677764

September 06, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Sept. 6, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "The Military Precinct" "How the President Will Preserve the Union" "The News of the Week" "The Indian Disturbances in Minnesota" "... See More  

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677745

Trouble with the Indians... Mormons under the peace regime...

Item #677745

November 29, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 29, 1858  The front page has: "The Indian Wars" "Prospect of a Renewal of Hostilities in Oregon--A Council of War Called by General Harney--Apprehended Trouble with the Indians in Washington Territory--Battle Between Indians & California Militia--Defeat of the Savages".

Page 4 has: "Progress of the Mormons Under the Peace Regime" which ... See More  

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$37.00
677502

Famous "Unite Or Die" engraving in the masthead...

Item #677502

December 07, 1774

THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, December 7, 1774 



* Benjamin Franklin's "Unite Or Die" cartoon



If there was one graphic which represented the spirit of the Revolutionary War it would have to be the ubiquitous segmented snake with the famous "Unite Or Die" caption. 

The engraving, a prominent device in the masthead
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677419

Fort Laramie Treaty... Fugitive slave law & lynching law...

Item #677419

October 30, 1851

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, DC, Oct. 30, 1851  Page 3 has: "The Treaty with the Prairie Indians" noting: "The Treaty was concluded and signed by the Commissioners and Indians on the 17th September. It guaranties to the latter the payment of $50,000 annually, in money or goods, for fifty years, upon their faithful compliance during that time with the terms of the treaty.... See More  

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677322

Situations with the Indians...

Item #677322

November 07, 1795

THE HERALD; A GAZTTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Nov. 7, 1795  Page 3 has a report from Augusta, Georgia, being a letter signed by Timothy Pickering concerning a treaty with the Creek Indians. This is followed by a report from the Knoxville which begins: "Notwithstanding the Creeks have solicited the mediation of the President...to restore peace between them and the Chickasaws...that no p... See More  

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677256

Trouble with the Indians...

Item #677256
THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, (Philadelphia), October, 1786  The first article is: "Some Observations on the Structure of the Surface of the Earth in Pennsylvania and the Adjoining Countries..." which takes nearly 5 pages. Also within is the continued: "Sketch of the Life of the Late Nathaniel Greene, Major General of the Forces of the United States of America" which takes nearl... See More  

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677219

A "Boomer" newspaper with a fascinating history...

Item #677219

May 27, 1886

OKLAHOMA WAR-CHIEF, Caldwell, Kansas, May 27, 1886



* Very rare Oklahoma Boomers publication



 An interesting newspaper with a fascinating history.

This newspaper was first published by the Oklahoma Boomer Movement to agitate for the opening of the unassigned lands in the Indian Territory to homesteading.

The paper was first published at Wichita, Kansas, in 1883, and after several moves... See More  

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677165

Creating the "Great Seal" of the state of California... Constitution of the state of Deseret...

Item #677165

December 22, 1849

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Dec. 22, 1849 



* State of Deseret Constitution

* Mormons - Mormonism - Utah

* Great Seal of California adopted




The front page has an article which includes a very nice engraving captioned: "The Great Seal of the State of California" and a related article which begins: "The Convention yesterday adopted the above design of a Great Seal for the new... See More  

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677158

Much on the California Gold Rush...

Item #677158

August 24, 1850

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 24, 1850  Page 5 has nearly 1 1/2 columns taken up with reports from California, including much on the Gold Rush, headed: "Two Weeks Later From California".

Page 2 has: "Late From Texas--Indian Troubles--The Fredericksburg Outrage--Murders and Robberies..." taking most of a column.

Eight pages, various margin tears, a few small pieces missin... See More  

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677155

Truckee, California, near Lake Tahoe...

Item #677155

December 02, 1874

TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, California, Dec. 2, 1874  



* Wild Old West 

* Uncommon publication




From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846.

Page 2 has a report concerning Navajo Indians reporting 3 of their tribe were killed by Mormons.

Four pag... See More  

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677104

Colorful automobile issue from 1912...

Item #677104

December 07, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 7, 1912



* Multiple, displayable automobile-themed prints 



The very colorful color cover (see photos) includes a vintage automobile amongst the Navajo Indians of the American Southwest.  In this issue there is an illustration called "The Woes of a President-Elect" by C. J. Budd. There are photos of "The War in the Near East" an... See More  

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676993

Rare newspaper printed on board a transcontinental train...

Item #676993

July 04, 1870

TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Boston, June 20, 1870  This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound.  Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & ... See More  

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676974

Lyrics of a song by a captive Indian...

Item #676974

November 08, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 8, 1797  



* Indian captive writes song before execution



The back page has the lyrics of a "Song, By a Captive Indian, while his conquerors were preparing for his Death. Written by the Lady of Mr. John Hunter." The front page has: "Tennessee Eloquence".

Also a notice for an exhibit of "The Elephant" & two ads for "P... See More  

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676928

Jim Thorpe wins 1912 Olympic decathlon...

Item #676928

July 15, 1912

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 15, 1912 



* Jim Thorpe wins Olympic decathlon

* Carlisle Indian School star athlete




The front page has a one column headings that include: "Final Day Of The Athletic Program" "....American Winner of Decathlon" and more. (see) Coverage continues on page 2 a small heading: "Thorp Wins Decathlon". (see) Surprisingly this issue... See More  

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676710

1911 Battle of Kelley Creek...

Item #676710

February 27, 1911

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 27, 1911



* Battle of Kelley Creek - "Last massacre"

* American Indian Wars - Winnemucca, Nevada




The front page has a nice banner headline: "EIGHT INDIANS KILLED IN BATTLE WITH NEVADA POSSE" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not... See More  

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676688

French & Indian War...

Item #676688
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1759 There is a lengthy article titled: "Instructions by Major General Wolfe in Case of an Invasion" which has much detail. The "Historical Chronicle" also has several reports concerning the French & Indian War.

Other articles in the issue noted in the table of contents include:

"An Accurate Description of the... See More  

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676678

Capture of Fort Frontenac...

Item #676678
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1758 



* Fort Frontenac captured

* French and Indian War




The prime content would be a report from the French and Indian War  prefaced with: "The following is Col. Bradstreet's Letter to Gen. Abercrombie after the Reduction of Fort Frontenac" with a dateline of Oswego, Aug. 31, 1758 & a nice account of the battle, the sit... See More  

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676676

Significant French & Indian War coverage... Jewish burial rituals....

Item #676676
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1758  The most significant article is headed: "American Affairs" with a dateline of Williamsburg, Virginia, July 7 which includes: "...that the Indians had lately killed & captivated 26 people between Winchester & Augusta court house...that a large body of the inhabitants, to the number of 300, were removed into Culpepper..... See More  

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676606

Siege of Havana, Cuba...

Item #676606
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1762  The prime content is the lengthy text concerning the taking of Havana, Cuba.

The Battle of Havana was a military action in the spring & summer of 1762 which was part of the Seven Years' War, or the French & Indian War for that portion fought in the Americas, during which British forces besieged & captured the city of Havana w... See More  

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676545

Print of Crown Point and Cape of Good Hope... Article by Ben Franklin...

Item #676545
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1755  Of great interest is: "Observations Concerning the Increase of Mankind, Peopling of Countries, etc. By B. Franklin, Esq. of Philadelphia", which takes 3 pages.

Near the back are two prints on a single page, one headed: "Plan of Fort Frederick at Crown Point" and the other a map showing a much wider area including Lake Geor... See More  

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676541

Poem to Ben Franklin with lightning rod reference...

Item #676541
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1754 



* A poem to Benjamin Franklin

* Mention of his lightning rod




Near the back is a half page poem titled: "To Benjamin Franklin, Esq., of Philadelphia, on his Experiments and Discoveries in Electricity" which is dated from "Cooper River, S. Carolina, Sept. 20, 1753".

At the bottom of the poem are two footnotes, one... See More  

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676540

Exploring the vicinity of Alaska...

Item #676540
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, March, 1754 

 Perhaps the most interesting item is a very nice, detailed article titled: "Some Account of a Chart lately published by M. de l Isle, with the different Conjectures and Opinions it has produced; from a Tract called, A Letter from a Russian Sea Officer to a Person of Distinction at Petersborough, &c."

This artic
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676500

A skirmish in North Carolina from the French & Indian War...

Item #676500
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1754  Among the articles in this issue are: "Description of a Remarkable Venomous Insect found in South America"; an article concerning a form of sun dial with an illustration of it; "Of the Junction of Asia and America" which begins: "The termination  & position of the N.E. parts of Asia, and the N.W. parts of A... See More  

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676174

The Modoc Indian War of 1873...

Item #676174

May 24, 1873

DAILY MORNING CALL, San Francisco, California, May 24, 1873 



* Dixon Bridge Disaster - Illinois

* Modoc War - Lava Beds

* Captain Jack fame




The top of the ftpg. has: "THE MODOC WAR" "Further Details of Hasbrouck's Successful Scout" "Captain Jack and His Party Leave Clandestinely" and more. (see)

Four pages, never bound, large folio size, good conditi... See More  

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676147

1909 Chief Mahaska (White Cloud) statue dedication...

Item #676147

May 15, 1909

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 15, 1909



* Chief Mahaska (White Cloud) statue

* Oskaloosa, Iowa dedication - unveiling




The top of page 6 has a two column photo with heading: "ONLY STATUE EVER ERECTED TO INDIAN" (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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676117

Nice report on the Black Hawk Indian War...

Item #676117

August 08, 1832

NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, Aug. 8, 1832  



* Black Hawk War



Page 2 has a report on the Black Hawk War, a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk Indian leader. This was the war in which Abraham Lincoln was an Illinois militia soldier, although he saw no combat. 

About half a column has several reports... See More  

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676061

1904 Pelletier fire... Sioux City SD...

Item #676061

December 24, 1904

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 24, 1904



* Pelletier fire - Sioux City, South Dakota

* Business district conflagration disaster




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "FIRE SWEEPS SIOUX CITY CAUSING $2,500,000 LOSS" with subhead. (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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675949

1903 Iroquois Theatte fire... Chicago...

Item #675949

July 29, 1903

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 29, 1903



* Iroquois Theatre fire - Chicago (1st report)

* Deadliest in United States history




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "SCORES OF LIVES LOST IN FLAMES" with subhead. This was the deadliest single-building fire in U.S. history with over 600 deaths. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "w... See More  

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675810

1903 McAlester, Oklahoma Woman hanging...

Item #675810

July 17, 1903

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 17, 1903



* McAlester, Oklahoma - Indian Territory

* Murderer Dora Wright - Woman hanging




The bottom of the front page has a one column heading: "WHITE MAN HANGED BY KENTUCKY MOB" 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... See More  

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675749

Concerning the Sioux War...

Item #675749

September 12, 1876

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Sept. 12, 1876 



* Post Custer massacre



The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "The Sioux Campaign" "Gen. Crook's Fruitless Search--Troops Going Into Winter Quarters" and more. (see)

Eight pages, close cut along spine on the front page only causing a little loss to some ads, otherwise nice.... See More  

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675691

A trip from the Missouri to the Pacific...

Item #675691

March 03, 1866

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, March 3, 1866  The conclusion of the Civil War brought with it an interest in expending west, so it would not seem unusual that articles that read like a 19th century travelogue would appear in newspapers of the day.

This issue has one on page 5, which was part of a larger series: "FROM THE MISSOURI TO THE PACIFIC" with subheads: "Boise City--Street Sc... See More  

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675683

Descriptive article on a trip to Colorado... Mining in the Far West...

Item #675683

August 08, 1866

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 8, 1866  The conclusion of the Civil War brought with it an interest in expending west, so it would not seem unusual that articles that read like a 19th century travelogue would appear in newspapers of the day.

This issue has one on page 3, which was part of a larger series: "A Trip To Colorado--Farming In Colorado" with a dateline from Golden City, Co... See More  

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675682

Descriptive article on a trip to Colorado... Indian issues...

Item #675682

August 15, 1866

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 15, 1866  The conclusion of the Civil War brought with it an interest in expending west, so it would not seem unusual that articles that read like a 19th century travelogue would appear in newspapers of the day.

This issue has one on page 2, which was part of a larger series: "A Trip To Colorado--Entering the Rock Mountains" with a dateline from Centra... See More  

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675681

Descriptive article on a trip to Colorado... Indian issues...

Item #675681

August 22, 1866

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 22, 1866  The conclusion of the Civil War brought with it an interest in expending west, so it would not seem unusual that articles that read like a 19th century travelogue would appear in newspapers of the day.

This issue has one on page 2, which was part of a larger series: "A Trip To Colorado--Central City and Black Hawk" with a dateline from Centra... See More  

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675680

Descriptive article on a trip to Colorado... General Custer... Indian issues...

Item #675680

July 11, 1866

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, July 11, 1866  The conclusion of the Civil War brought with it an interest in expending west, so it would not seem unusual that articles that read like a 19th century travelogue would appear in newspapers of the day.

This issue has one on page 5, which was part of a larger series: "A Trip To Colorado--On The Frontier" with a dateline from Junction City, Kan... See More  

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675659

Westward expansion confronts the Native American tribes...

Item #675659

June 05, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 5, 1867  The years following the Civil War were years of expansion west, causing the inevitable conflict with the Native American tribes. Such reports were not uncommon in period newspapers. This is one such issue.

The front page has: "The Indian War" which takes close to half a column with some fine content. It begins: "A Fort Kearney dispatch...... See More  

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675658

Westward expansion confronts the Native American tribes...

Item #675658

June 12, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 12, 1867  The years following the Civil War were years of expansion west, causing the inevitable conflict with the Native American tribes. Such reports were not uncommon in period newspapers. This is one such issue.

The front page has: "The Indian War" which takes half a column with some fine content.

Page 7 has: "Colorado" "Mining In C... See More  

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675655

Westward expansion confronts the Native American tribes...

Item #675655

June 26, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 26, 1867  The years following the Civil War were years of expansion west, causing the inevitable conflict with the Native American tribes. Such reports were not uncommon in period newspapers. This is one such issue.

The front page has: "The Indian War" which takes close to half a column.

Page 7 has: "Colorado" "The Indians--Climate--Agr... See More  

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675654

Westward expansion confronts the Native American tribes....

Item #675654

July 10, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, July 10, 1867  



* Post Civil War Westward expansion

* Indians - Native Americans tensions




The years following the Civil War were years of expansion west, causing the inevitable conflict with the Native American tribes. Such reports were not uncommon in period newspapers. This is one such issue.

The front page has: "The Indian War" with over half a co... See More  

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675652

Westward expansion confronts the Native American tribes...

Item #675652

August 21, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 21, 1867  The years following the Civil War were years of expansion west, causing the inevitable conflict with the Native American tribes. Such reports were not uncommon in period newspapers. This is one such issue.

The front page has: "The Indian War" with some nice accounts taking about one-third of a column.

Eight pages, staining to the front page ... See More  

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675649

Westward expansion confronts the Native American tribes...

Item #675649

September 04, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Sept. 4, 1867  The years following the Civil War were years of expansion west, causing the inevitable conflict with the Native American tribes. Such reports were not uncommon in period newspapers. This is one such issue.

The front page has: "The Indian War" taking one-third of a column, beginning: "The Montana Rangers, under Gen. Been, expected to move... See More  

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675647

The Plains Indians... Building the Pacific Railroad...

Item #675647

October 23, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Oct. 23, 1867  The front page has: "The Indians" which reports from the Plains & at Fort Larned. Included as well is a letter from Fort Sumner, New Mexico concerning the Indian situation mentioning the Navajos, Apaches, and Utahs.

Page 6 has: "The Pacific Railroad" "Railroad Contractors Compelled to Carry On War--The Kansas Indians Fighti... See More  

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675640

Trouble with the Indians in Idaho...

Item #675640

June 08, 1878

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, June 8, 1878  The front page has: "The Indian Outbreak" "Latest News from Idaho--Col. Bernard in the Field in Pursuit of Hostile Indians".

The report notes in part: "...Five men scouting up the Braneau Valley found...settlers gathered at Robinson's ranch...valley had been raided by Indians...Colonel Bernard with sixty cavalry are ... See More  

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675639

Indian troubles in Oregon and Idaho...

Item #675639

June 16, 1878

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, June 16, 1878  The top of the front page has: "The Indian War" "The Outbreak in Oregon and Idaho" which takes three-quarters of a column and has some great detail.

Four pages, a bit fragile but in nice condition.

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675638

Indian troubles in Idaho...

Item #675638

June 20, 1878

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, June 20, 1878  The front page has: "The Indian War" "Hot Work Going on in Idaho" which mentions in part: "...reports serious depredations...have burned Diamond Ranch in Happy Valley...Indians have captured over 400 horses...Troops and supplies are greatly needed...report the mountain full of Indians...They are in hot pursuit of the Ban... See More  

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675637

Indian troubles in the West...

Item #675637

June 27, 1878

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, June 27, 1878  The front page has: "The Indian War" "Colonel Bernard's Attack a Decided Success" and: "Additional Particulars" then: "A Large Camp of Squaws and Non-combatants" "with: "A Formidable Contest Impending--Disaffection of the Whole Indian Population--Chief Moses on the War Path".

Four pages... See More  

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675635

Klamath Indians are getting restless for war...

Item #675635

June 29, 1878

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, June 29, 1878  The front page has; "The Indian War" "Later From Oregon--The Klamath Indians Growing Restless" mentioning in part: "...from Oregon is that the Klamath braves are getting restless, and are eager to join in the war. They have already commenced murdering settlers and stealing stock..." with more.

Four pages, archival ... See More  

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675634

Classic train robbery by masked men: right out of Wild West lore...

Item #675634

May 31, 1878

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, May 31, 1878  A great pair of issues on a train robbery, and the capture of the bandits.

The front page of May 31 has a classic report of a train robbery, headed: "Salt Lake" "The Union Pacific Train Robbed Again". It notes in part: "About ten o'clock last night a party of masked men boarded the west-bound passenger train just aft... See More  

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$68.00
675633

Elizabeth Cady Stanton shines at the Woman's Suffrage National Convention...

Item #675633

January 10, 1878

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Jan. 10, 1878  



* National American Woman Suffrage Association



The front page has half a column taken up with: "Woman's Suffrage National Convention" with a nice account of the meeting in Washington, D.C. One bit mentions: "...None of the long speeches thus far, except those of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Mrs. Hooker, have risen above m... See More  

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$39.00
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