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660094

Washington cannot be dislodged...

Item #660094

August 01, 1779

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, August, 1779



* General George Washington

* American Revolutionary War




Near the back is a full page headed: "American Affairs" which includes a letter from Vice Admiral Peter Parker on events at Jamaica.

Also a report noting: "...The American fort commanded by General McDougal was so strong, being situated in a mountainous & almost inaccessib... See More  

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$49.00
659435

George Washington signs an Act of Congress...

Item #659435

April 22, 1790

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE  & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, April 22, 1790 



* President George Washington

* Alexander McGillivray




Inside has a report of "Duels", as well as an attack by Indians, and a letter from Savannah, Georgia, beginning: "McGillivrary, there is reason to fear, is still meditating mischief of some sort or another..." amongst the Creek Indian... See More  

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$94.00
659372

Washington reduces the size of the cent and half cent coins...

Item #659372

January 30, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Jan. 30, 1796 



* President George Washington

* Coinage - coins - U.S. mint




Page 2 has: "A Proclamation" concerning the: "...act establishing a mint & regulating the coins of the United States.." which relates to the reduction of the size of the copper coin due to the increased cost of copper. It is signed in type by the Pre... See More  

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659321

This historic Funding Act of 1790...

Item #659321

August 07, 1790

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Aug. 7, 1790



* United States Funding Act of 1790

* President George Washington signs

* Also John Adams & Thomas Jefferson




Taking about a full page of text, including almost all of page 2 is: "An Act making Provision for the Debt of the United States" which is signed in type by John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and George Washington.

This w... See More  

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659247

Two George Washington signatures in italics...

Item #659247

August 12, 1789

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, August 12, 1789  Page 2 has a message from the President to the House of Representatives. In his letter the President expresses his concern about the Indians and a "...uniform and effective system for the militia...", signed in italics: Geo. Washington.

Another message on pg. 2 to the House: "...to protect the frontiers from the depredat... See More  

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$184.00
659059

The Department of State is created...

Item #659059

July 29, 1789

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, July 29, 1789



* Department of State creation



  Considered by many as the most significant newspaper of the 18th century, particularly during this, the formative year of the new federal government, as the Gazette was the mouthpiece of all matters political. Most pronouncements from Congress & the President were printed first in this newspaper.

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$755.00
658842

News from the closing moments of the war... Thanks to Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and others...

Item #658842

February 12, 1782

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Feb. 12, 1782 



* American Revolutionary War closing events

* George Washington & Thomas Jefferson




The inside pages have various reports concerning the Revolutionary War, including: "...nothing but the utter destruction of the Carolinas was talked of by the ministry & their creatures; but since the French have bl... See More  

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$465.00
658613

Benedict Arnold compared to Judas... Much reporting on war events in the South...

Item #658613

August 21, 1781

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, August 21, 1781 



* Benedict Arnold compared to Judas Iscariot

* American Revolutionary War events in the South




The front page has  a report concerning Benedict Arnold, with one item noting: "Judas Iscariot betrayed his master for 30 pieces of silver, but repenting of his  guilt returned the money into the trea... See More  

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658597

Much on the exchange of prisoners in prison ships... British have evacuated the South...

Item #658597

July 17, 1781

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, July 17, 1781 



* Rare American Revolutionary War publication



The front page has several letters from British Lt. Col. Balfour, most dealing with discussion for an exchange of prisoners with General Greene.

This discussion carries over to page 2 where is found a letter datelined: "Torbay prison ship, Charlestown harbour,... See More  

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$485.00
658473

On George Washington's death & funeral... Front page report of his death...

Item #658473

January 08, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL & MASSACHUSETTS FEDERALIST, Boston, January 8, 1800 



* President George Washington death - funeral



The front page has a nice account headed: "Washington's Last Illness" which begins: "Some time in the night of Friday, the 10th instant, having been exposed to a rain on the proceeding day, General Washington was attacked with an inflammatory affec... See More  

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$650.00
658469

Death of George Washington's mother...

Item #658469

September 09, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 9, 1789 



* Mary Ball Washington death

* President's G.W.'s mother




Pgs. 2 & 3 contain reports from the: "Proceedings in the House of Representatives of the United States", this being the founding year of the federal government. 

Pg. 3 has an inconspicuous yet significant report: "Died--At Fredericksburg, Mrs. Wa... See More  

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$190.00
658467

Washington letter signed in script type...

Item #658467

August 15, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 15, 1789 



* President George Washington script signature



Over one-third of the front page is taken up with; "Proceedings in the Legislature of the Union" from the  earliest months of the new  federal government. Interesting reading on the concerns from this period.

The prime content would be the nice page 3 letter from the Pr... See More  

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$147.00
658466

Signed in script type by President George Washington...

Item #658466

August 12, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 12, 1789  All of pages 1, 2, most of pg. 3, & all of pg. 4 are taken up with an extremely lengthy Act of Congress: "...to Regulate the Collection of the Duties Imposed by Law on the Tonnage of Ships..." which is signed in script type by the President at its conclusion at the bottom of the back page: George Washington, and in block type by... See More  

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$110.00
658460

Presentation to President Washington...

Item #658460

July 18, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, July 18, 1789



* From the 1st year of George Washington's presidency

* United States government (Congress) in it's infancy




Page 3 has an item "From New York" noting: "...the Address of the Legislature of Massachusetts to the President was presented by the two senators & eight representatives from that state: the committee was ver... See More  

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658428

Visiting President Washington... How he was dressed for the inauguration...

Item #658428

May 09, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, May 9, 1789 



* United States government in it's infancy

* Post-President George Washington inauguration




A great issue on the earliest days of the new federal government including most of page 2 taken up with: "Debates of Congress" from the first several weeks. The entry for May 1 notes: "The speech of the President to the two House... See More  

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657753

Washington at Morristown... Action in the South...

Item #657753
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1780  The first article has "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" which includes discussion of the situation in America.

Near the back the "Historical Chronicle" has several items from America concerning the Revolutionary War, including a letter from New York which has: "...since Gen. Clinton's departure fr... See More  

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657500

Georgia gold mines... Sandy Hook Lighthouse...

Item #657500
HARPER'S MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, September, 1879 This issue is comprised of various articles, some of which is on gold mining at Dahlonega, Georgia which includes several small illustrations: "Newport Society in the Last Century" with illustrations including that of George Washington; "The King Collection of Engraved Gems" which includes several illustrations of coins; ... See More  

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656882

Houdon's Statue of Washington... Barnum's paper..

Item #656882

February 26, 1853

ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Feb. 26, 1853 



* Published by P. T. Barnum



P.T. Barnum was the co-owner (see photos) of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly" these latter two ultimately becoming immensely more successful. This effort by Barnum and the Beach brothers would last for only 48 issues.

The ft... See More  

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656661

Ben Franklin on religion... Death of Tobias Lear...

Item #656661

October 26, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 26, 1816  Nearly 2 pages are taken up with: "A visit To Flanders - Or, the Field of Waterloo", with reflection upon the historic battle of Waterloo from the year prior where Napoleon was defeated. It begins: "There is a sort of madness in the British about the battle of Waterloo, as they call it, where they got the glory that the Prus... See More  

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656585

Two accounts of the Battle of Bunker Hill, and two of Washington being named commander-in-chief... Thanks to Patrick Henry...

Item #656585

July 07, 1775

THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 7, 1775 



* Battle of Bunker Hill - Siege of Boston

* George Washington becomes Commander-in-Chief

* Reference to the Gunpowder incident

* Very rare American Revolutionary War era publication




This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during ... See More  

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656244

Note from President Washington...

Item #656244

September 26, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 26, 1795 



* President George Washington



Page 3 has a small item prefaced with: "The following is the concluding paragraph of the answer of the President of the United States to the Chairman of the Norfolk meeting against the Treaty:" and what follows is the paragraph, signed in type: G. Washington.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, archival ... See More  

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655875

Parson Weems' book on George Washington...

Item #655875

June 27, 1803

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, June 27, 1803  The back page has a small advertisement for "The Rev. M. L. Weems", more popularly known as Parson Weems, the ad noting: "Is hereby authorized to solicit of the Ladies and Gentlemen of Philadelphia their subscriptions to the History of General George Washington."

Parson Weems was an author who wrote the first bio... See More  

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655592

Two accounts of Bunker Hill, Washington becomes commander-in-chief, so much more. In a Virginia newspaper...

Item #655592

July 14, 1775

VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 14, 1775 



* Battle of Bunker Hill - Siege of Boston

* George Washington becomes Commander-in-Chief




This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonia... See More  

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655467

Joseph Priestley... John Adams & George Washington signatures...

Item #655467

June 07, 1794

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 7, 1794  Page 2 has a message to Congress, signed in type: Go. Washington, and also a report noting in part: "...a gentleman immediately from New Orleans who descended the rivers Ohio and Mississippi...that a body of General Clark's party...collected at the mouth of Cumberland River...their intentions were...to proceed to Louisiana for the purpose of ... See More  

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655249

George Washington is elected President...

Item #655249
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, May, 1789 



* George Washington elected 1st president of U.S.

* Report from his Revolutionary War enemy (historic)




Certainly the most significant---and very historic--report in this issue is the account under the heading "America" of George Washington being elected the first President of the United States. The full text can be seen in... See More  

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655071

President Washington's tour through the South...

Item #655071

May 21, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 21, 1791 



* President George Washington

* Southern tour - South Carolina




Page two contains a report headed: "Tour of the President" through the South, with reports of his visits to Charleston & Georgetown, South Carolina. Page 3 has a report headed: "The late Duel" with details.

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

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654548

1935 George Weyerhaeuser kidnapping....

Item #654548

June 02, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1935



* George Weyerhaeuser kidnapping

* Tacoma, Washington (freed)

* Alvin "Creepy" Karpis ??




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TACOMA BOY FREE, $200,000 IS PAID; HE NAMES KARPIS" with subheads. (see) Report continues on page 3 with photo of Karpis. Karpis was suspected in the kidnapping but it turned out that he had noth... See More  

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654524

Parson Weems' book on George Washington...

Item #654524

June 28, 1803

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, June 28, 1803  The back page has a small advertisement for "The Rev. M. L. Weems", more popularly known as Parson Weems, the ad noting: "Is hereby authorized to solicit of the Ladies and Gentlemen of Philadelphia their subscriptions to the History of General George Washington."

Parson Weems was an author who wrote the first bio... See More  

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653645

Parson Weems' book on George Washington...

Item #653645

June 03, 1803

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, June 3, 1803  The top of the back page has a small advertisement for "The Rev. M. L. Weems", more popularly known as Parson Weems, the ad noting: "Is hereby authorized to solicit of the Ladies and Gentlemen of Philadelphia their subscriptions to the History of General George Washington."

Parson Weems was an author who wrote the... See More  

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653422

Washington praises Hamilton... Slave numbers decreasing in South Carolina...

Item #653422

April 18, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 18, 1829  Pages 1 & 2 has an article: "Decrease of Slaves in South Carolina" which is attributed to the tariff of 1824. Much detail. 

Page 5 has: "Petroleum" which concerns the discovery of oil in Kentucky. Another page has a letter signed in type: George Washington & datelined at Mt. Vernon, Sept. 25, 1798, sent t... See More  

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652988

Abraham Lincoln's 1st speech upon being re-elected...

Item #652988

November 11, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 11, 1864 



* President Lincoln gives 1st speech upon being re-elected

* Arming Negroes ?

* Jefferson Davis' speech to the Confederacy




Page four has the 1-column heading: "UNION REJOICES," with subhead: "Serenading the President and Cabinet - Speeches of Mr. Lincoln, Mr. Seward, and others." The article includes, in part, one of the most hu... See More  

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652583

Constitutional Convention begins & Washington is elected its President...

Item #652583

May 28, 1787

PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 28, 1787 



* Constitutional Convention begins

* George Washington elected 1st president



An exceedingly historic issue as this newspaper reports the formal beginning of the Constitutional Convention--terrific to have in a newspaper from the city where these notable proceedings were held. As such, this is likely the first newsp... See More  

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652537

Great for a classroom - providing persective...

"Caught Napping", the original lost work by A.H. Burr...

Item #652537

February 10, 1866

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, February 10, 1866



* "Caught Napping", by A.H. Burr



While many are familiar with the print of "Caught Napping" by A.H. Burr in the March 10, 1866 issue of Harper's Weekly (at a lessor price), what may not be know is that the original appeared a month prior in the ILN for Feb. 10, 1866. The print is in great condition, and is accomp... See More  

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651225

Creating a statue of Washington... Loyalists in New York...

Item #651225

October 18, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 18, 1783 



* Equestrian statue of George Washington (Washington Circle)

* New York loyalists - Benjamin Franklin re. treaty w/ Sweden




Page 3 has a report noting in part: "...that a treaty had been ratified in Congress the 29th day of July last...between the U.S. and the King of Sweden. This Treaty was concluded at Paris...and signed by Dr. Frankl... See More  

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651148

With the original color cover....

Item #651148

January 28, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York January 28, 1911  Still has the original color cover showing two boys in a winter scene. Color back cover is for Gold Medal Flour.

The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Late Paul Morton." Also inside: "Suggestion for a Statue to be Placed in One of Our Public Parks or on the Peace building at the Hague." by Kemble. There is a photo ... See More  

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651050

America is not about to compromise with England...

Item #651050
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1778  Among the articles within are: "The Theory of Insulating Bodies Examined, & some of the Supposed Properties which Electricians have ascribed to Glass, proved by Experiments not to Exist" includes reference to Ben Franklin; "On the Worshiping of the Primitive Christians to the East", and more.

The most significant co... See More  

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650331

Washington's state-of-the-union address printed in full...

Item #650331
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1796  Certainly the most notable content is the: "Interesting Intelligence from the American States" which takes over 3 pages of text. Over 2 pages of this text is taken up with George Washington's state-of-the-union address to the nation. It is dated at Philadelphia, Dec. 8 & is prefaced with: "This day, the President met both... See More  

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650136

Washington's letter to Congress on the Newburgh Conspiracy...

Item #650136

July 26, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 26, 1783 



* Newburgh Conspiracy re. military payment

* General George Washington letter




Over half of the front page is taken up with a notable letter from George Washington to Congress, dated at his Newburgh, New York, headquarters, dated March 18. This letter is concerning the Newburgh Conspiracy, in which the military officers were to meet concerni... See More  

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649798

Indiana to become the 19th state of the Union...

Item #649798

December 10, 1816

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 10, 1816 



* Indiana will become a state (eve)



Page 3 has reports of discussions from Congress, one report headed: "Indiana State" which includes: "...proceeded to the order of the day on the resolution recognizing the republicanism & conformity to constitution and law of the constitution of the new State of Indiana...and ... See More  

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647204

Much on General Greene in the Revolutionary War... A Hawaiian canoe...

Item #647204
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1784  The issue begins with a description of a medal created in honor of the late Capt. Cook and which is accompanied by a plate of it (see). The front page also has an article: "Canoe of the Sandwich Islands Described (which is Hawaii), which is also accompanied by a geat foldout plate, more typically lacking.

Another article of interest is: ... See More  

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647193

Much on General Greene in the Revolutionary War... A Hawaiian canoe...

Item #647193
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1784  The issue begins with a description of a medal created in honor of the late Capt. Cook and which is accompanied by a plate of it (see). The front page also has an article: "Canoe of the Sandwich Islands Described (which is Hawaii), which is also accompanied by a geat foldout plate, more typically lacking.

Another article of interest is: ... See More  

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646966

The election of Washington as the first President, and so much more...

Item #646966
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), April, 1789  A very significant issue, and one of a few magazines or newspapers with the text reporting the actions of Congress formally counting the votes for the first President of the United States. Near the back are several pages of the: "Proceedings of Congress", the first headed: "Brief Sketch of the Most Interesting of the Proceedings... See More  

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646483

The death of Martha Washington...

Item #646483

May 31, 1802

BOSTON GAZETTE, May 31, 1802 



* Martha Washington death

* Mount Vernon




The bottom of page 2 carries the report "DIED, At Mount-Vernon, on the 22 inst. Mrs. MARTHA WASHINGTON, widow of the late illustrious General George Washington. To those amiable and christian virtues, which adorn the female character, she added dignity of manners, superiority of understanding, a mind intellige... See More  

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645213

Life of Washington in a montage of prints...

Item #645213

February 21, 1885

THE ILLUSTRATED CHRISTIAN WEEKLY, New York,  Feb. 21, 1885.  In celebration of Washington's birthday the entire ftpg. is a montage of prints of George Washington & his life, captioned: "First In War, First In Peace, and First in the Hearts of His Countrymen."

Prints inside include: "View of Quebec From Point Levi" "Champlain St. "The Falls of Montmo... See More  

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644294

Gifts to George Washington from Virginia...

Item #644294

May 01, 1785

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1785  Among the articles within are: "Observations on a Tour Through the Island of Jersey" which is in the English Channel; "Anecdotes of Hogarth" "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Session of Parliament" "Original Letter form Dr. Johnston" & so much more.

Near the back is: "Intelligence..." with... See More  

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$17.00
638713

Andrew Jackson's state-of-the-union address to the people...

Item #638713

December 08, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 8, 1832  Nearly 5 1/2 pages are taken up with the: "President's Message" being the annual state-of-the-union address of the President to Congress, and the people.

This was an annual tradition begun by George Washington which continues to this day. The address recounts the major events of the year and gives some discussion to the futur... See More  

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636610

King and Queen of England at the White House...

Item #636610

June 09, 1939

NEW YORK TIME, June 9, 1939.



* King and Queen of England (George VI)

* President Franklin D. Roosevelt
- Eleanor

* Washington D.C. - White House visit



The front page has a five column headline: "KING AND QUEEN GUESTS AT THE WHITE HOUSE AFTER AN IMPRESSIVE WELCOME IN WASHINGTON; GEORGE HOPES WE WILL EVER WALK IN FREINDSHIP" with many subheads and photo. Much more on the following ... See More  

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635749

The Panama Canal builder, Col. George Washington Goethals... Aeroplane race in Europe...

Item #635749

June 10, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 10, 1911  The front cover of the issue is entitled "Col. George Washington Goethals, Canal Builder" with further information inside. Within the issue is "The Paris-Rome-Turin Aeroplane Race"; "Waterspouts - Facts and fictions Concerning Them"; "'Mad Dogs' and Hydophobia - Rabies Before and After Pasteur"; &quo... See More  

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632838

Dartmouth College... Mount Vernon...

Item #632838

October 29, 1853

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Oct. 29, 1853  The front page features a nice print of: "Mount Vernon, the Birthplace & Residence of George Washington" with related text. Among many prints inside are: "Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire with a nice article as well, and: "The Capitol of Rhode Island, at Newport"; a full page print: "Leviathan Clipper S... See More  

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629078

The Gage Station train robbery... New Mexico...

Item #629078

November 28, 1883

BELLEFONTE REPUBLICAN, Pennsylvania, November 28, 1883



* Gage Station train robbery

* Silver City, New Mexico

* Harvey Whitehall




Page 4 has an article headed: "Daring Deed of Cowboys" (see) First report coverage on the Gage Station train robbery near Silver City, New Mexico.

Other news and several interesting advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, very nice condition.

... See More  

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$34.00
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