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651341

Zebulon Pike's exploration of the Louisiana country...

Item #651341

July 16, 1811

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 16, 1811  Inside has over half a page taken up with a terrific summary of a recently published book: "The Travels of Col. Pike in the Louisiana Country" which comes under the heading: "Pike's Expeditions". Much of this article is Pike's efforts in tracing the source o the Mississippi River. A great account of early exp... See More  

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$38.00
650700

From New Orleans before the Civil War...

Item #650700

August 29, 1841

THE WEEKLY CRESCENT CITY, New Orleans, Aug. 29, 1841  One of our earliest offerings from New Orleans. Among various articles are: "Louisiana" "The Gaines' Case" "The Long Tongue" "The St. Louis Murder" and so much more.

Four pages, bit irregular at the spine & a bit close-trimmed at the bottom of pgs. 2, 3 & backpage. Lite dampstaining.... See More  

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$31.00
650312

Map of Germany... Funeral of King George II...

Item #650312
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1760  Among the articles in this issue are: "Scheme for Widening the Narrow Streets in London" "Charge Against Gen. T--sh--d for his Conduct at Quebec" which takes over 3 pages (see for beginning); "The Anniversary of Queen Elizabeth's Accession" "History of the London Brewery" "Queries Concerning the... See More  

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$62.00
650169

1919 Ville Platte LA dance hall fire disaster....

Item #650169

November 24, 1919

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 24, 1919



* Ville Platte, Louisiana

* Dance hall fire disaster (1st report)




The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "25 KILLED, 15 HURT, IN DANCE HALL FIRE" with subheads. (see)

Other news sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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$40.00
649452

Causes & Necessity For Taking Up Arms... Louisiana...

Item #649452

October 12, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 12, 1811  Inside has a report headed: "Revolutionary Pubic Papers - The Declaration By the Representatives of the United Colonies of North America, ...Setting Forth the Causes and Necessity of their Taking Up arms--July 6th 1775" which was one of the most historic & significant documents of the 18th century. This documents takes over 2 pages.... See More  

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649444

Constitutions of Ohio and Louisiana...

Item #649444

August 28, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 28, 1813  Pages 1-4 contains five letters under the heading: "Further Executive Proceedings" signed in type by either James Monroe of  James Madison, concerning relations with Sweden. Also in the issue: "Events of the War" with much on the War of 1812 including letters signed in type by Henry Proctor, Isaac Chauncey and two by Wm. ... See More  

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649093

Louisiana to become a state...

Item #649093

March 28, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 28, 1812  Inside has lengthy reporting from the "House of Representatives" which includes discussion headed: "State of Louisiana" concerning Louisiana joining the Union. Another page has: "The bill for the admission of Louisiana into the union has passed the house of representatives with a provision to include within the limits of... See More  

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648949

Causes & Necessity For Taking Up Arms... Louisiana...

Item #648949

October 12, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 12, 1811  Inside has a report headed: "Revolutionary Pubic Papers - The Declaration By the Representatives of the United Colonies of North America, ...Setting Forth the Causes and Necessity of their Taking Up arms--July 6th 1775" which was one of the most historic & significant documents of the 18th century. This documents takes over 2 pages.... See More  

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648948

William H. Harrison on the Battle of Tippecanoe... Louisiana described...

Item #648948

December 07, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 7, 1811 



* Battle of Tippecanoe

* William Henry Harrison

* Early Louisiana




Page 15 has an: "Extract of a Letter from Governor Harrison to the Secretary of War, dated Head-Quarters near the Prophet's town, No. 8th, 1811", a letter signed in type: Wm. Henry Harrison. The letter describes the battle of Tippecanoe beginning with: "..... See More  

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648671

Grenada Confederate newspaper... Battle of Antietam...

Item #648671

October 02, 1862

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Oct. 2, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate title

* Publisher on the run

* Battle of Antietam




If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees ... See More  

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647757

Louisiana to become a state...

Item #647757

March 28, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 28, 1812  Inside has lengthy reporting from the "House of Representatives" which includes discussion headed: "State of Louisiana" concerning Louisiana joining the Union.

Another page has: "The bill for the admission of Louisiana into the union has passed the house of representatives with a provision to include within the limits o... See More  

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647690

Constitutions of Ohio and Louisiana...

Item #647690

August 28, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 28, 1813  Pages 1-4 contains five letters under the heading: "Further Executive Proceedings" signed in type by either James Monroe of  James Madison, concerning relations with Sweden. Also in the issue: "Events of the War" with much on the War of 1812 including letters signed in type by Henry Proctor, Isaac Chauncey and two by Wm. ... See More  

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647655

Andy Jackson gets a promotion... Attacking Texas...

Item #647655

June 04, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 4, 1814  Inside has over 6 pages taken up with: "Events of the War" reporting on the on-going War of 1812. Among the reports are a letter from Col. Hawkins concerning the Creek Indian War, plus a lengthier letter signed in type: Andrew Jackson, with more reporting on the Creek War.

Another document is headed: "Traitors" beg... See More  

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647617

Description of Louisiana...

Item #647617

July 27, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 27, 1816  Perhaps the best content in this issue is the nice front page article titled: "Darby's Louisiana" which carries over to take all of pg. 2 and most of pg. 3. This is a very early & descriptive article on this new land gained through the Louisiana Purchase less than 13 years prior. Included are two charts, one of the p... See More  

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647351

Charleston during the Confederacy...

Item #647351

May 03, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, May 3, 1864  This was one of only a few newspapers from the Confederacy which printed: "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline. Among the front page items are: "Burnside's Movements--Grant Expected to Advance" "Our Victory in Louisiana--Official From Gen. Kirby Smith--Complete Defeat of the Enemy-Capture of Guns, S... See More  

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$118.00
647349

New Orleans from the earliest days of Butler's occupation...

Item #647349

February 15, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 15, 1862 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South




Among the front page item are: "The Federal Raid Up the Tennessee River--Gen. Johnston's Order Disregarded" "What the Morning Journals Say" "Fort Donelson" "The 'Sinews of The War' -- Troubles of the Federal Treasury". There are also... See More  

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$144.00
646391

Rare Confederate title from Columbia, South Carolina, late in the war...

Item #646391

February 25, 1864

THE GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 25, 1864 



* VERY RARE



A rare title from the Confederacy. Among the front page items are: "The American War in England" "Stafford's Louisiana Brigade" "Interesting Letter from Gen'l Beauregard" which includes the text of a form letter he sends to families who had a family member injured in the military, si... See More  

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$177.00
646347

New Orleans... Texas cowboys... New Mexico...

Item #646347

December 01, 1883

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 1, 1883  Full ftpg. shows: "The Evacuation Day Centennial---Grand Marine Procession Passing Up the East River" showing the Brooklyn Bridge. Prints inside include: "Texas--Types of the Cowboys of the Plains" "Louisiana--Sketches in & About New Orleans"; great doublpg. centerfold shows view of the grand parade cele... See More  

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646035

From when New Orleans was in the Confederacy... Missouri votes to secede...

Item #646035

November 06, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Nov. 6, 1861  Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans a... See More  

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640025

Ringgold, Louisiana Negro lynching...

Item #640025

February 20, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 20, 1933 



* Nelson Nash, Negro lynching - hanging

* Ringgold, Bienville Parish, Louisiana
 



Page 4 has one column headings: "MOB LYNCHES NEGRO IN LOUISIANA SLAYING" "Police Say Prisoner Confessed Killing of Bank Cashier, Who Died Protecting His Wife"

First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Nelson Nash in Ringgold, Louisiana.... See More  

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$44.00
636997

Desert Storm begins, dramatically announced...

Item #636997

January 17, 1991

THE NEWS-STAR, Monroe, Louisiana, January 17, 1991 



* Operation Desert Storm

* Persian Gulf War begins




The front page has a nice banner headline: "U.S. AT WAR - Intensive air strikes pound Iraqi positions" with related  map (see images).

Complete 1st section, good condition.

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636993

Desert Storm begins, dramatically announced...

Item #636993

January 17, 1991

THE NEWS-STAR, Monroe, Louisiana, January 17, 1991 



* Operation Desert Storm

* Persian Gulf War begins




The front page has a nice banner headline: "U.S. AT WAR - Intensive air strikes pound Iraqi positions" with related  map (see images).

Complete 1st section, good condition.

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636371

New Orleans, Louisiana....

Item #636371

January 20, 1869

NEW ORLEANS COMMERCIAL BULLETIN, Louisiana, January 20, 1869 



* Uncommon title

* Eventually merged with the New Orleans Prices Current




Page 2 has: "Amnesty Proclamation" and "John H. Surratt" among other items. The back page has no fewer than 60+ illustrated steamboat and ship ads.

Four pages, large folio size, a bit irregular at the blank spine, generally good.... See More  

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636136

Mosby, Adams, Long, and more...

Item #636136

April 28, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, Charleston, South Carolina, April 28, 1864 



* From the origin of the American Civil War



This was one of the few newspapers which had: "Confederate States of America" printed in the masthead (see). There is much reporting on the Civil War--from the Confederate perspective--including ftpg. items headed: "From Orange C.H.--Yankee Army Ordered to Mov... See More  

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$96.00
635501

Louisiana Centennial Exposition...

Item #635501

December 13, 1884

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, December 13, 1884  The front cover is entitled "Louisiana -- Preliminary Views of the World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition at New Orleans" with an accompanying article inside. Inside the issue is: "New York City -- Cutting 'The Cleveland Gem' -- The Stone in the Rough and as Cut"; "Mexico -... See More  

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631921

The Manhattan Bridge... Louisiana Purchase exposition...

Item #631921

July 16, 1904

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 16, 1904  The front page has "The Festival Hall, the Central and Dominating Structure of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The New Manhattan Wire-Cable Suspension Bridge Across the East River as it Will Appear When Completed"; The New White Star Liner 'Baltic' - The largest Ves... See More  

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631066

KKK leader John Killian Skipworth....

Item #631066

August 20, 1933

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, August 20, 1933 The front page has a two column heading: "Capt. Skipwith, Firebrand of Ku Klux Klan, Succumbs to Infirmities of Old Age" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of John Killian Skipwith, Sr., Grand Cyclops of the Louisiana Ku Klux Klan. Article continues inside with photo. Probably only found in Southern publications.

Other... See More  

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629653

Railroad Strike of 1946....

Item #629653

May 18, 1946

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 18, 1946



* The great railroad strike of 1946

* President Harry Truman speaks




This 20 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page:



* STRIKE CALL STANDS AS U. S. SEIZES RAILS



with subhead.



Tiny binding holes along the spine, little rubbing and wear at central fold, otherwise good.... See More  

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629045

Tony Nathan and the Alabama Crimson Tide secure SEC title...

Item #629045

November 06, 1977

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 6, 1977



* Tony Nathan, of "Woodlawn" fame, rushes for two touchdowns and throws for another

* Alabama secures the SEC title - setting the stage for a trip to the Sugar Bowl




Page 9 of the sports section has: "Alabama Wins, Clinches S.E.C. Title, Bowl Birth", followed by text which includes in part, "Tony Nathan scored two touchdowns on 1-... See More  

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628005

Civil War map shows Bridgeport, Alabama...

Item #628005

May 11, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, May 11, 1862 



* Bridgeport, Alabama

* Civil War era map

* New Orleans, Louisiana




The very center of the front page has a Civil War map showing the area of Bridgeport, Alabama showing the "Rebel Camp", the "Rebel Advance" and "Pickets" (see). The balance of the ftpg. is mostly taken up with Civil War reports including: "Very Interesti... See More  

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621831

From Louisiana during the Civil War...

Item #621831

August 31, 1861

SUGAR PLANTER, West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, August 31, 1861 



* Very rare Confederate title



Here is an uncommon title from Louisiana during the first year of the Civil War. The front page is filled with ads, and among the reports inside are: "Keep on Giving" "The Truth" which includes a bit: "...Mr. Lincoln has unwittingly been a benefactor to the South. He has t... See More  

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621389

A Mormon print... Various scenes near Baton Rouge...

Item #621389

August 05, 1871

EVERY SATURDAY, Boston, Aug. 5, 1871  Among the prints inside is once captioned: "Among The Mormons--A Dangerous Gentile" with a related article: "Among the Mormons". Other prints within include a fullpg: "A Cypress Swamp In Louisiana" "A Sugar House" "Ruins of the Louisiana State House at Baton Rouge" "Mos-Gatherers near Baton Rouge"... See More  

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620079

Chicago Bears defeat Pro Bowl All-Stars...

Item #620079

January 05, 1942

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 5, 1942



* Chicago Bears

* Pro football all-stars

* Post Pearl Harbor Pro Bowl



This 30 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 16: "Chicago Bears Defeat Pro All-Stars, 35-24, on Big Splurge in Second Period" with related photo, stats and lineup.



Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with minor central fold ... See More  

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619802

Relating to the California Gold Rush...

Item #619802

July 09, 1849

NEW ORLEANS WEEKLY DELTA, Louisiana, July 9, 1849 



* California gold rush

* Rare Antebellum title




The front page has a short report: "From the Pacific" which references the gold from California (see). Items inside include several reports on the celebration of the 4th of July; "The Texian Expedition to the Wicheta Hills" which concerns the Gold Rush; "Our City&q... See More  

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616957

Piracy... Slave up-rising suppressed...

Item #616957

March 21, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, March 21, 1829  A lot of the news in this newspaper is government related from different regions of America. Featured in this issue is a great report on piracy with nice details of a capture. Also within this issue is a small report of slave uprising in Louisiana. This has interesting news of the day throughout. 

Sixteen pages measur... See More  

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615567

Tazewell, Tennessee...

Item #615567

August 17, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 17, 1862 



* Tazewell TN Tennessee

* Baton Rouge LA Louisiana




Among the ftpg. Civil War heads are: "Interesting From New Orleans' "The Negro Brigade Controversy Still Pending" "Commerce & Trade Increasing" "General Butler's Measures to Relieve the Poor of New Orleans' "A Grant Melee Between the Police & A... See More  

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614268

Louisiana, Missouri lynching...

Item #614268

July 02, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 2, 1883



* Louisiana, Missouri

* Rapist lynched - lynching




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "A RAVISHER" "A Pike County Mob Take the Law Into Their Own Hands" and more. (see)

This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and lin... See More  

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612823

Reconstruction after the Civil War...

Item #612823

July 17, 1865

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, July 17, 1865  Inside has some reports relating to Reconstruction including: "The Returning Regiments" "The Reconstruction Question" "The Freedmen in Alabama & Louisiana" "Miscellaneous War News" and more.

Four pages, nice condition.

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611401

Opening of the St. Louis World's Fair issue...

Item #611401

January 31, 1904

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 7, 1904  The front cover of the issue is entitled "The Opening of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition" which is comprised of two photos with additional photos inside the issue. Within the issue is "The Russian Ice-Breaker 'Ermack' Capable of Forcing Her Way Through Ice Twenty-Five Feet Thick"; "High-Velocity 6-inch Wire-Wound G... See More  

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610573

Burlington railroad dynamite conspiracy...

Item #610573

July 06, 1888

THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 6, 1888 



The front page has one column headings: "THE DYNAMITES", "Found on the Persons of Two Ex-Engineers of the Burlington Route" "A Plot to Destroy the Track, Buildings and Stations" "The Men Arrested and Placed in Jail - The Brotherhood Decline to Secure Bail Immediately" "The Authorities in ... See More  

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610493

Antebellum New Orleans with prices of the day...

Item #610493

January 14, 1860

NEW ORLEANS PRICE-CURRENT, Louisiana, Jan. 14, 1860 



* Rare pre Civil War issue from deep South

* Antebellum era




As the title would suggest, this four page paper is focused on the economy and prices of hundreds of items. 
The back page has 40 illustrations of ships in ads. There is some news of the day as well. The entire front page is taken up with hundreds of small "Busine... See More  

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609640

Evelyn Hoey murder?... Huey Long burial...

Item #609640

September 13, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 13, 1935



* Evelyn Hoey murder or suicide ?

* Senator Huey P. Long burial




This 46 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "ACTRESS SHOT DEAD IN COUNTRY HOME OF H.H. ROGERS JR." "Young Oil Heir Is Held Pending Investigation of Death of Evelyn Hoey" "SUICIDE THEORY STUDIED" and more. 1st report coverag... See More  

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605149

Wendall Willkie nominated...

Item #605149

June 28, 1940

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 28, 1940



* Wendall Willkie

* Republican nomination




The front page has a nice banner headline:



"WILLKIE WINS NOMINATION"



with subheads and photo of Willkie. (see) 1st report coverage on Wendall Lewis Willkie winning the Republican nomination for president of the United States.



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day... See More  

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603634

Mistick Krewe of Comus...

Item #603634

March 02, 1881

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, Wheeling, West Virginia, March 2, 1881



* Early Mardi Gras report

* New Orleans LA Louisiana

*
Mistick Krewe of Comus



The front page has one column headings: "Rex At New Orleans" "Mardi Gras a Brilliant and Enjoyable Success" See image for text here.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large sized paper measuring 25... See More  

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601426

President Grant's message...

Item #601426

January 14, 1875

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 14, 1875 



* President Ulysses S. Grant message

* Louisiana troubles




The top of the front page has: "President's Message--Congress Taken by Surprise" and various subheads (see). Further on is: "The Message" of the President on the Louisiana affairs to the Senate, taking over a column of the ftpg. & nearly 2 columns on the back page &... See More  

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601372

Ulysses S. Grant message...

Item #601372

January 14, 1875

THE WORLD, New York City, January 14, 1875



* President Ulysses S. Grant message

* Louisiana troubles




The front page has one column headlines the include: "GRANT'S DEFENSE" "The President's Message On Louisiana" "Effect Of The Message On The Republicans At Washington" and more (see photos). Lengthy text takes up over 3 full columns and is signed in type:... See More  

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599551

John Willis Menard is the first African-American member of the House...

Item #599551

March 01, 1869

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 1, 1869 



* 1st Negro to make speech in Congress 



John Willis Menard has the distinction of being the first African-American to be elected to the House of Representatives, representing Louisiana, and consequently on February 27 he became the first to address the chamber. 

This issue has a nice front page report of this notable event under the heading &q... See More  

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$64.00
599488

New Orleans riot... Modoc War....

Item #599488

March 06, 1873

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 6, 1873



* New Orleans riot

* Modoc War




The front page has one column headings: "A Riot In New Orleans" "A Police Station Attacked by the Militia--Repulse of the Latter--Several Killed and Wounded" 1st report coverage on the political riot in New Orleans, Louisiana. Also on the front page is: "The Modocs".

Other news of the day. Comple... See More  

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$23.00
599087

East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana....

Item #599087

July 28, 1875

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 28, 1875



* East Feliciana Parish Negro uprising



An uncommon title from the South during the post Civil War reconstruction era. Contains news of the day with many interesting advertisements.

The front page has one column headings that include: "Threatened Uprising Of The Negroes At East Felicia" and more. 1st report coverage on a ... See More  

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$23.00
599009

Clarence B. Craft... Okinawa hero...

Item #599009

June 13, 1945

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 13, 1945



* Clarence B. Craft

* Battle of Okinawa

* Medal of Honor




Near the bottom of the front page is a five column headline: "One-Man Attack Kills 30 Japs, Snaps Line". This is 1st report coverage on World War II rifleman, Clarence B. Craft, single handily attacking Japanese positions on "Hen Hill" during the
... See More  

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$34.00
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