Web Results (1476)



Edmond Andros off to America to be governor...

Item #689379

October 25, 1686

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 25, 1686 

* Sir Edmund Andros sets sail

* Dominion of New England governor

The back page has a quite rare & notable mention of one of the more famous governors of colonial America, Edmond Andros.

The report, from Deale, England, mentions: "Yesterday sailed out of the Downes the Kings-Fisher, having on board Sir Edmond Andros, His Majesties Go... See More  

Available Now


Chief Red Cloud addresses New Yorkers on the wrongs done to his people...

Item #689289

July 02, 1870


* Chief Red Cloud

* Indians rights

 The front page shows: "The Sioux Chief, Red Cloud, in the Great hall of the Cooper Instituted, Surrounded by the Indian Delegation of Braves & Squaws...On the Wrongs Done to His People." There is a related article.

Among prints within: "California  Interesting Ceremony M... See More  

Available Now


Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians... Lincoln's famous rally-letter endorsed...

Item #689176

September 04, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 4, 1863 

* Kit Carson

* Abraham Lincoln

Although much of the front page is taken up with reports from the Civil War, perhaps the most interesting item is the brief page 5 item headed: "Victory of Kit Carson Over the Indians", reading in part: "...had a fight with the Navajoe Indians beyond Fort Canby. The Indians were defeated with the loss of 13 ki... See More  

Available Now


Very rare print of Kit Carson...

Item #689148

April 20, 1867


* Kit Carson - frontiersman

In over 46 years of selling rare newspapers I recall only seeing one image of Kit Carson in a newspaper, and this is it.

See the photos for the nice front page image captioned: "Kit Carson, the Celebrated Explored & Indian Agent...". Page 3 has an article on him headed: "... See More  

Available Now


Much on the town of Corry, Pennsylvania...

Item #689105

April 27, 1867

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 27, 1867  The double page centerfold features  6 illustrations concerning the small town of Corry, Pennsylvania.

Th best is an expansive view of: "The City of Corry, Pennsylvania" being a great town overview. The other prints are of: "W. H. L. Smith, First Mayor of Corry" "Public School House at Corry, Pa." &q... See More  

Available Now


General George Custer.. Black Hills' gold...

Item #689018

September 01, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 1, 1874

* General George Armstrong Custer

* Black Hills gold - South Dakota expedition ENDS

The front page has a few related article headed: "Return Of the Black Hills Expedition" with subheads. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

Available Now


From Territorial New Mexico...

Item #688927

January 06, 1893

LAS VEGAS DAILY OPTIC, New Mexico (Territory), Jan. 6, 1893 

* Very early for this state

An uncommon territorial newspaper from 19 years before statehood. The fist column has: "THE CATTLEMEN IN COURT" "The Wyoming Cattlemen Must Lay Aside Their Fire-Arms While in Cheyenne" "Dead-Lock In Colorado" and more.

Four pages, large folio size, archivally rejoined ... See More  

Available Now


Early and rare newspaper from Tucson...

Item #688912

November 14, 1874

ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. (Arizona Territory), Nov. 14, 1874

* Very rare territorial publication

 A very early & rare title from Southern Arizona published 38 years before Arizona would become a state.

Among the articles: "The Indian Question" "Tonto Creek & Basin--Old Ruins" "Pima County Officers" and more.

Four pages, water stai... See More  

Available Now


John Brown's final speech... Indian troubles...

Item #688895

November 03, 1859

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 3, 1859 

* John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid

* Sentenced to death (hanging)

* Harpers Ferry, West Virginia WV

Page 4 has over half a column headed: "Brown's Trial" concerning John Brown and his Harper's Ferry slave insurrection. It includes John Brown's last speech, which states in part: "Now if it is deemed necessary tha... See More  

Available Now


Reports from the California Gold Rush...

Item #688752

September 19, 1849

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Sept. 19, 1849  This title has both religious/Christian-themed news along with general news of the day.  Page 3 has several reports from the gold rush region headed: "Latest From California". Page one has an update in the missionary efforts to the Sandwich (Hawaiian) Islands and various Native American Indian tribes including Oregon, Choctaws, Ch... See More  

Available Now


An award in Ben Franklin's honor... Indians kidnap several colonists...

Item #688741
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1753 

* The Copley medal of the Royal Society

* Benjamin Franklin electricity experiments

Of particular interest is: "Annual Medal of the Royal Society" which has Ben Franklin's name on it. There is related text noting: "...This mark of distinction is double due to Mr. Franklin. It is due to him as a philosopher; it is ... See More  

Available Now


Follow-up to the Second Battle of Bull Run...

Item #688664

September 06, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 6, 1862 

* Second Battle of Bull Run # 2

* Manassas, Virginia

* Confederate victory

Most of the front page is taken up with follow-up reports on the Second Battle of Bull Run (Manassas). Front page column heads include: "THE WAR IN VIRGINIA" "Gen. McClellan's Orders on Assuming His Command" "Latest Reports of Rebel Movements&
... See More  

Available Now


Battle of Oswego, the French account...

Item #688534
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1756

* Battle of Fort Oswego, New York

* French and Indian War

* Louis-Joseph de Montcalm

Content includes: "The French Account of the Taking of Oswego" which has over a full page of text with some great, detailed reporting of the battle.

This is historically very significant with a few points reading: "...on the 14th a body ... See More  

Available Now


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

Item #688324

August 29, 1866

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 29, 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--Mining & Mining Progress" with a dateline from Centr... See More  

Available Now


Journey to Salt Lake City... Verdict in the famous slave case...

Item #688258

November 04, 1852

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 4, 1852  Taking over 1 1/2 columns on page 2 is the very detailed: "Captain Stansbury's Expedition To The Great Salt Lake". This is a wonderful account of the journey, about which much can be found on the internet. The subheads include: "From the Literary World" "A Dutchman en Route" "A Happy Family on... See More  

Available Now


The travails of those heading west...

Item #688252

August 16, 1852

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 16, 1852  The bottom of page 3 has two brief items: "From Utah" noting that "...Emigrants were arriving daily on their way to California..." and also: "Capture of Fugitive Slaves" regarding 14 slaves belonging to Mrs. Pendleton had been captured.

Page 3 also has a quite lengthy and detailed letter: "From ... See More  

Available Now


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

Item #688213

July 28, 1832

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

* Gold discovered in North Carolina

* New Echota Georgia - Cherokees Indians

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

The back page has: &... See More  

Available Now


The Black Hawk War...

Item #688212

September 11, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 11, 1832  The top of the front page has: "An Indian Battle" being a report from St. Louis concerning the Black Hawk War.

It notes in part: "...an engagement between a party of Sioux Indians and the hostile band of Sacs and Foxes. The victory over the latter was a most decisive one...Among the prisoners...and the celebrated Prophe... See More  

Available Now


The Black Hawk War...

Item #688207

July 19, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 19, 1832 

* The Black Hawk War

* Sacs & Fox Indians

Page 2 has an article: "Indian War" being a letter from Vandalia, Illinois, noting near the beginning: "...we are again in arms against our old enemy, the Black Hawk..." and also: "...His forces are said to amount to about 1200 men, mostly of the Sac and Fox t... See More  

Available Now


The Black Hawk War...

Item #688199

July 07, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 7, 1832  

* The Black Hawk War

* Sacs & Fox Indians

The middle of page 3 has an article on the on-going Black Hawk Indian War, noting in part: "...General Atkinson was to march on that day with the Illinois militia...to attack the Indians who were stationed on Rock River...with a party of 40 or 50 Indians and killed five...General... See More  

Available Now


The Black Hawk War...

Item #688196

June 16, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 16, 1832  The front page has a report headed: "The Indian War" on the Black Hawk War.

The Black Hawk War was a conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted after Black Hawk and a group of Indians crossed the Mississippi into Illinois. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, ... See More  

Item from Catalog 337 (released for December, 2023)

Available Now


The Black Hawk War...

Item #688193

June 09, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 9, 1832  The front page has a report: "Indian Incursions" which is on the Black Hawk War, noting in part: "...the Indians, in strong force, were advancing into the settlements on Grand Prairie carrying desolation before them..." with more.

Also, page 3 has: "The Border War - The Latest Intelligence From Illinois&quo... See More  

Available Now


Terrific reporting on the Battle of Bull Run...

Item #688168

July 23, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 23, 1861  

* Battle of Bull Run # 1

* Manassas VA Virginia

* 1st major battle of the Civil War

* Confederate victory

Page 4 has some nice column heads on the battle of Bull Run, the first major battle of the Civil War, including: "THE GREAT BATTLE" "Incidents of Heroism" "The Battle Decisively Won" "The Enemy Attempt to Pursue... See More  

Available Now


Fall of Fort Donelson: breaking news... End of the Provisional Southern Confederacy... States join the Confederacy...

Item #688132

February 18, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 18, 1862 

* Fall of Fort Donelson: breaking news...

* End of the Provisional Southern Confederacy

* State join the Confederacy

Half of the front page is taken up with ads and notices, and half with news items including: "The Northern Congress--Amusing Picture of The War--A Yankee Congressman at Bull Run" and other items. But the most s... See More  

Available Now


News from the Confederate capital...

Item #688115

February 05, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 5, 1862 

* Capital of the Confederacy

Not just a newspaper from the Confederate states, but from the capital of the Confederacy.

The front page includes: "The Grand Yankee Army" "Interesting & Valuable Statistics" "Report of the Sanitary Commission" "Condition of the Army--State of the Camps--How the Soldier... See More  

Available Now


Editor takes a rare, pessimistic view of the war...

Item #688101

January 08, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 8, 1862  

* Capital of the Confederacy

A nice newspaper from the Confederacy, and from the capital of the Confederacy as well. 

Half of the front page is taken up with ads, plus there is: "From The South Carolina Coast" "Lincoln's Message In Europe--Opinions of the English Press--The Position of England on the Issues Be... See More  

Available Now


Prelude to the Battle of Tippecanoe...

Item #688004

September 20, 1811

UNIVERSAL GAZETTE, Washington City, Sept. 20, 1811  Page 3 has several reports headed: "Rumors of the Indian War" and the work of General Wm. H. Harrison in the Vincennes region. 

Fearful of the Indian confederacy being formed by Shawnee chief Tecumseh & his brother The Prophet, the frontier settlers of Vincennes (Indiana Territory) issue a call for the destruction of the ... See More  

Available Now


From perhaps the most famous town of the Old West...

Item #687599

July 15, 1881

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, July 15, 1881  

* Best Old West title to be had

* Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in p... See More  

Available Now


From perhaps the most famous town of the Old West...

Item #687598

July 14, 1881

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, July 14, 1881  

* Best old West title to be had

* Virgil Earp report

Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in popular cultu... See More  

Available Now


Americans need to produce their own goods... Creeks vs. Choctaws...

Item #687575

January 21, 1768

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, Jan. 21, 1768  The front page has over half a column of reports headed: "America", carrying over to page 2, with datelines from Providence and Boston. The first report is on a call for a meeting to promote industry & manufacture so as to not depend as much on foreign imports due to the taxes. Another item mentions: "...that the inhabitants have ha... See More  

Available Now


Marriage of Ben Franklin's daughter... Colonists distressed by duties..

Item #687574

January 19, 1768

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, January 19, 1768  Page 2 has a letter from Pittsburgh mentioning: "It is feared here that an Indian war will break out in the Spring...on an act of hostility committed by a party of Indians on their return to their settlements among the six nations, from an unsuccessful war in which they had been engaged with the Cherokees...they plundered & murdered ten of... See More  

Available Now


Letter from John Hancock...

Item #687489

October 13, 1791


* Massachusetts Governor John Hancock

 Page 3 has a report concerning the collection of taxes, signed in type by the governor: John Hancock. Page 2 has a report on the: "Indian Expedition" of General Wilkinson.

Four pages, handsome & decorative masthead, great condition.... See More  

Available Now


Cherry Valley Massacre... General Charles Lee and Silas Deane defend themselves...

Item #687348

December 31, 1778


* Cherry Valley Massacre - New York

* Rare Revolutionary War publication

Fully one-third of the front page is taken up with a letter, dated Nov. 24, 1778, which reports on the historic Cherry Valley Massacre.

The Cherry Valley massacre was an attack by British and Iroquois forces on a fort and the vil
... See More  

Available Now


Likely the most desired masthead from the 18th century...

Item #687194

October 23, 1770

THE MASSACHUSETTS SPY, Or Thomas's Boston Journal, October 27, 1774  It would be difficult to properly place both the scarcity and desirability of this newspaper in the confect of American history. This issue has the famous "Join Or Die" engraving stretching across the masthead.

In the same way that the famous "Dewey Defeats Truman" issue of the Chicago Tribune is com... See More  

Available Now


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

Item #687174

September 20, 1788


* United States Constitution into effect

* New York City as nation's capital

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

Available Now


Thoughts on the prospect of war with England... Printing of The Declaration...

Item #687127

July 02, 1812


* Declaration of Independence anniversary

* War with England imminent ?

On the ftpg. under "The Patriotism Of Our Fathers" is: "In Congress, July 4, 1776. By The Representatives Of The U. States Of America In Congress Assembled:  A Declaration" (see photos below). Hereafter is the text of the Declaration of Independence, s... See More  

Available Now


1866 Fetterman Fight massacre....

Item #687037

December 27, 1866

NEW YORK TIMES, December 27, 1866.


* Fetterman Massacre

* Fort Laramie

On page 4 under "Terrible Massacre At Fort Laramie" "Three Officers and Ninety Soldiers Surrounded and Butchered" is a rather inconspicuous report reading in full: "A terrible massacre occurred on the 22d, near Fort Phil. Kearny. Brevet Col. Fetterman, Capt. Brown, and Lieut. Gammond, ... See More  

Available Now


John James Audubon... The Comanche Indians... The California Gold Rush...

Item #686985

May 02, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., May 2, 1849  

* John James Audubon

* American ornithologist

Page 3 has a report beginning: "Col. Webb, commander of a large California expedition...They give quite a gloomy account of their adventures. Mr. Audubon remained behind, and had determined to prosecute his journey towards California with a party..." with more.

Also on ... See More  

Available Now


Washington names the new Post Master General... The situation in Pittsburgh...

Item #686796

August 24, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 24, 1791  

* President George Washington

* Timothy Pickering appointed

Page 2 has a report that: "Another expedition to the Indian country is now in operation--it consists of 500 men...". This is followed by a letter from Pittsburgh noting in part: "...since I came to this place not a life has been lost within the reach of our parties. Th... See More  

Available Now


Native American's live better than "civilized" man...

Item #686794

August 13, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 13, 1791  The front page has an interesting article: "Parallel - The Civilized Man and The Savage" which speaks favorably for the Native Americans on how they conduct their lives.

Page 3 notes the President's appointment of James Barry as ambassador to Portugal, followed by a report from the Supreme Court.

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

Available Now


Second Battle of Bull Run...

Item #686756

September 20, 1862

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 20, 1862  Present is the two page foldout: "Second Day of the Battle of Bull Run...National Forces Commanded by Major General Pope & the Rebel Troops by Generals Lee, Jackson & Longstreet". Note: this double page print was cut in half upon binding causing some loss.

Other prints include: "The Great National Bakery for the... See More  

Available Now


1935 SS Mohawk shipwreck...

Item #686437

January 25, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1935.


* SS Mohawk shipwreck

* Ward Line ocean liner

* New Jersey coast collision

* Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial

* Bruno Hauptmann takes the stand

* Loads of court testimony

The top of the front page has a three column headline: "WARD LINER SINKS IN CRASH WITH FREIGHTER OFF JERSEY; ALL ABROAD BELIEVED SAVED" with sub
... See More  

Available Now


Election of Andrew Jackson... Cherokee Indians & land troubles...

Item #686281

November 22, 1828

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 22, 1828

* President Andrew Jackson election

* Cherokee Indians Nation

 One of the front page reports has a small head: "The Election" which begins: "The most anxious & ardent, as well as the most rude & ruthless political contest that ever took place in the United States, is now decided in the election of a large major... See More  

Available Now


Castle Garden: the Ellis Island of immigration before Ellis Island....

Item #686223

August 04, 1855

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, Aug. 4, 1855  The front page has nearly two columns taken up with: "Castle Garden - How Emigrants Are Treated on Landing".

Castle Garden with the point of entry into the United States prior to Ellis Island. It had just opened to immigrants the year of this article, on the eve of a dramatic wave of European immigration. During the next 35 years, more than 8 mil... See More  

Available Now


Creating trading houses with the Indians...

Item #686220

July 11, 1811

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 11, 1811

* Indians - Native Americans

* Early trading posts

 Over a full column is taken up with n Act of Congress: "For establishing trading houses with the Indian tribes.", signed in type by he President: James Madison. Two more Acts are from the Mass. legislature.

Four pages, small piece from a blank margin, very nice condition.... See More  

Available Now


Fourteen Acts each signed by James Madison...

Item #686207

November 09, 1813

AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, Nov. 9, 1813  Nice heraldic eagle engraving in the masthead. The ftpg. has three Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: James Madison.

The Acts of Congress continue on page 2 with eleven more, each signed in type by: James Madison. One is for allowing the President to buy new furniture for the White House, and another is "To establish the tow... See More  

Available Now


Three Acts of Congress signed by George Washington...

Item #686108

July 07, 1790


* President George Washington

* Two Acts of U.S. Congress

Most of the middle column on page 2 is taken up with three Acts of Congress, all headed with a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle and each signed in type by: George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson.

Most of page 2 is taken up with reports from congress. Page 3 ha... See More  

Available Now


George Washington and Sam Adams...

Item #686032

July 05, 1794

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 5, 1794 

* President George Washington

* Samuel Adams

Almost the entire front page is taken up with: "An Act Laying Certain Duties Upon Snuff and Refined Sugar" which is signed in script type at its conclusion by the President: Go. Washington.

This is followed by two Acts of the Massachusetts legislature, carrying over to page 2, each signed ... See More  

Available Now


Early 1855 Cooperstown, New York...

Item #685920
An Oct. 29th, 1855 check drawn in the "Otsego County Bank" in Cooperstown, New York. A very handsome item which features an engraving of an Indian at the left side. Printed on maroon ink with 1 circular "Paid" stamp. About 2 3/4 by 7 3/4 inches and in nice condition.

Available Now


Problem with slaves in the Bahamas... Cherokee gold...

Item #685718

October 08, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 8, 1831 The back page has most of a column headed: "American Slaves In The Bahamas" which is a report concerning a slave ship which wrecked on one of the Bahama Islands and the slaves--bound from an Atlantic port to New Orleans--taken into the Bahamas.

Also near the back is: "Cherokee Gold Mines" in Georgia.

Complete in 24 pages, 6 ... See More  

Available Now

If you are searching for a newspaper from a specific date, please note that we have a vast selection available for purchase by using the date picker on our gifts and birthday newspapers page.
[ RSS Feed ]