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A rare title from the Civil War, just after the close of the Civil War...

Item #678016

May 31, 1865

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, May 31, 1865  W. G. Brownlow, or  Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his ferve... See More  

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The Battle of Long Island, with a map... Patrick Henry...

Item #677987
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Oct., 1776  

* Battle of Long Island

* Revolutionary War

* Patrick Henry

This issue is filled with a great wealth of notable content concerning the Revolutionary War, however the prime piece here is the nice foldout map titled: "Sketch of the Country Illustrating the late Engagement in Long Island".

The map measures 9 by 13 inches & sho... See More  

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Great map showing North America... On taxing America without their consent...

Item #677981
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1776  The prime feature of this issue is the great map showing all of the western hemisphere titled: "A New Projection of the Western Hemisphere of the Earth on a Plane shewing the proportions of its several parts nearly as on a Globe, By J. Hardy, at Eton College." 

The map is dated at the bottom: "by F. Newbery, Ludg
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French aviation pioneer Hubert Latham...

Item #677965

July 27, 1909

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 27, 1909

* Hubert Latham fails on 2nd attempt

* French aviator - aviation pioneer

* Airplane flight across the English Channel

The top of the front page has a two column headline: "LATHAM FAILS ON 2ND TRIAL" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are ... See More  

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1905 Lochner v. New York... 10 hr. work day...

Item #677840

April 10, 1905

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 10, 1905

* United States Supreme Court decision

* Lochner v. New York - 10 hour work day

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "10-HOUR DAY LAW UNCONSTITUTIONAL" with subheads. (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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Mobster Kid Cann acquitted of murder....

Item #677684

February 19, 1936

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 19, 1936

* Kid Cann - Isadore Blumenfeldd

* Jewish-American mobster - gangster

* Minneapolis, Minnesota organized crime

The front page has a five column heading: "Acquit Cann in Liggett Slaying" with subheads. (see) Related photo is on the back page. First report coverage continues on page 2 with photo of Isadore Blumenfeld.

Other news, sports and... See More  

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Supreme Court ruling on women's right to vote...

Item #677595

March 30, 1875

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1875

* Minor vs. Happersett

* Supreme Court does NOT back Women's Suffrage

Page 2 column 6 of this issue contains: "...A QUESTION INVOLVING A WOMEN'S RIGHT TO VOTE", followed by an article detailing the court's decision.

Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice. Should be handled with care.

Note: &q... See More  

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Beecher-Tilton scandal...

Item #677587

March 26, 1875

ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, March 26, 1875

* Henry Ward Beecher

* Elizabeth Tilton

* Adultery trial

* Victoria Woodhull

This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "THEODORE AND VICTORIA" "Tilton's Oft-Repeated Visits to the Woodhull Mansion" and more.

Complete in 8 pages, nice... See More  

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Frigate "United States" to be launched, or maybe not...

Item #677512

May 03, 1797


* USS United States launching ?

Page 3 has a brief yet historic report reading: "We hear that the frigate UNITED STATES is to be launched the first of May, and in consideration of our navy being as yet in its infancy, she is to be launched in a cradle."

Curiously, further on the same page is a report noting: "T... See More  

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Trial of the Andersonville Prison warden...

Item #677460

September 13, 1865

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 13, 1865  Among the front page column heads are: "THE WERZE TRIAL" [Wirz, the Andersonville prison warden], "List of Witnesses for the Defense" "More Evidence From Union Soldiers" "He Whips More Men Than Gen. Johnston" and: "South Carolina" "Meade & Gillmore at Columbia" "The Cotton Trade at Sava... See More  

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1913 Militant suffragette Olive Wharry...

Item #677244

March 07, 1913

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 7, 1913

* Militant suffragette Olive Wharry

Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "SUFFRAGETTE IS SENTENCED TO 18 MONTHS" (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.

Complete with 24 pages, two sm... See More  

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Serial killer & rapist Albert Fish insanity plea......

Item #677232

January 09, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1935

* Albert Fish insanity plea

* Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal

* "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man"

* "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria"

The back page has a one column heading: "Albert Fish Loses Plea" with subhead. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular... See More  

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Verdict of acquittal in the Johnson impeachment trial...

Item #677189

May 27, 1868

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 27, 1868

* Andrew Johnson impeachment

* End of the trial (acquittal)

The top of the first column has heads: "End Of Impeachment" "Verdict of Acquittal Entered" "Adjournment Without Day After a Vote on the Second & Third Articles--The Vote the Same as On the Eleventh" with the text being very lengthy & detailed, including listings o... See More  

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

Item #677165

December 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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The Essential Facility Doctrine... a significant ruling...

Federal Supreme Court ends monopoly...

Item #677089

December 17, 1912

THE CALL, San Francisco, California, December 17, 1912  The front page of this issue features a banner headline "Huge Anthracite Coal Combine Is Destroyed By Federal Supreme Court" with subheads "Six Railroads Held Monopoly In Perpetuity", "Through Fuel Companies Which They Controlled Transportation Concerns Had Contracts to Purchase Output of the 'Independent'... See More  

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Rehmeyer's Hollow murder... Witchcraft...

Item #677047

January 08, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1929 

* Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder

* York, Pennsylvania - John Blymire

Page 3 has an article headed: "PRISONER TOLD HIM 'I GOT THE WITCH'" "Third Witness at York (Pa.) Trial Makes Charge Against One Defendant" "Halts 'Witchcraft' Case" and more. (see)

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

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Charles Evans Hughes sworn into SCOTUS...

Item #676565

October 10, 1910

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 10, 1910

* Charles Evans Hughes sworn in

* Supreme Court of the United States

The front page has a two column heading: "HUGHES IS SWORN IN AS MEMBER SUPREME COURT" 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 era in pape... See More  

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1911 United States v. American Tobacco Co....

Item #676450

May 29, 1911

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 29, 1911

* United States Supreme Court case decision

* United States v. American Tobacco Co.

The front page has a banner headline: "DECISION OF SUPREME COURT IS AGAINST THE TOBACCO TRUST" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile ... See More  

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Libel charges against Woodhull & Claflin...

Item #676367

January 23, 1873


* Victoria Woodhull

* Tennessee Celeste Claflin

* Indictments for libel

The very bottom of the front page has a brief yet notable report headed: "Woodhull and Claflin Again Arrested" noting: "...were again arrested yesterday and locked up over night on not giving bail for fresh charges of libel. They were to-day he... See More  

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Susan B. Anthony's trial for illegal voting...

Item #676356

June 18, 1873


* United States vs. Susan B. Anthony trial

* Illegal voting on 1872 Presidential election

The back page has a report: "United States Court at Cananduigua--Trial of Susan B. Anthony" concerning her trial for illegally voting in Rochester the previous November.

Four pages, large folio size, nice condition. Folder s... See More  

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1908 Standard Oil Co. (Indiana)...

Item #676149

July 22, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 22, 1908

* Standard Oil co. (Indiana) court case

* Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis

The front page has a nice banner headline: "BIG STANDARD OIL CASE IS REVERSED" with subheads and photo of Landis. (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... See More  

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Attempts to impeach President Andrew Johnson...

Item #675943

April 11, 1868

NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1868 

* President Andrew Johnson

* Reconstruction era impeachment trial

The top of the first column of the front page has one column headings: "IMPEACHMENT" "The Opening Argument for the Defense Concluded" and more. Text takes up the entire front page and most of the back page.

Eight pages, nice condition.... See More  

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Harry Thaw... Stanford White murder...

Item #675744

February 01, 1908

THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Penn., February 1, 1908 

* 1st successful use of insanity plea in court 

* Harry Thaw - Stanford White murder trial

The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Harry K. Thaw Acquitted Today Of Murder Of Stanford White" with subheads. (see)

Ten pages, light toning, piece torn away at the bottom right corner which causes a little text loss t... See More  

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Supreme Court acts on the "Ironclad Oath" required of ex-Confederates...

Item #675669

January 16, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Jan. 16, 1867  Page 3 has two reports concerning the controversial "Ironclad Oath", which essentially prevented political activity of ex-Confederates soldiers & supporters by requiring all voters & officials to swear they had never supported the Confederacy.

A case arose in Missouri involving a Catholic priest who was indicted for preaching without ... See More  

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War-worn veterans parade in Washington...

Item #675224

June 09, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, June 9, 1865 

* Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Trial of the conspirators

Taking over 2 1/2 columns on the front page are: "Trial Of The Assassins" "More Testimony for the Defence--A Distant Prospect of the End of the Trial" with many subheads.

Also on the ftpg: "From Washington" "The Closing Pageant of the War" "The War-Wor... See More  

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The Andersonville Prison trial...

Item #675045

September 22, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 22, 1865

* Andersonville Civil War prison camp - Georgia

* Captain Henry Wirz trial - atrocities

Front page first column heads include: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "Gen. Howell Cobb Gloating Over the Murder of Union Prisoners" "He Points to the Poor Starving Boys & Brags that His Soldiers are Better Off" "More of the Profanity & Ind... See More  

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Judge resigns over frustrations with the Mormons...

Item #675040

May 05, 1857


* Uncommon publication

Page 2 has: "Affairs in Utah" taking one-third of a column, detailing the 6 (quite biased) reasons why one of the justices of the Utah Territory supreme court has resigned. A few include in part: "...Brigham Young, the governor...is the acknowledged head of the 'Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints'... See More  

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Sandra Day O'Connor sworn into the Supreme Court...

Item #674998

September 26, 1981

SUN-TIMES, Chicago, Sept. 26, 1981

* Sandra Day O'Connor sworn in

* United States Supreme Court - 1st woman Justice

The front page has a photos showing O'Connor with President Reagan with heading: "A great day for women's equality". (see) Page 3 has a banner heading: "O'Connor takes seat on high court" with photo. (see) First report coverage on Ronald Rea... See More  

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News on the John Brown invasion... Capture of a slave ship...

Item #674859

November 15, 1859

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 1859  The ftpg. has an article: "Arrival Of A Captured Slaver" concerns the barque Emily, captured on the coast of Africa: "...This is the fourth slaver taken within six months by the African squadron...".

Also on the ftpg: "The Harper's Ferry Conspiracy--Close of the Trial and Sentence of Prisoners" which i... See More  

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Serial killer & rapist Albert Fish trial...

Item #674691

March 16, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 16, 1935

* Albert H. Fish trial - creepy acts

* Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal

* "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man"

* "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria"

The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "FISH'S WEIRD ACTS TOLD BY CHILDREN" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publicati... See More  

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Trial of Capt. Wirz for the Andersonville Prison horrors...

Item #674671

September 09, 1865

NEW-YORK TIMES, Sept. 9, 1865 

* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz

The front page has: "Trial Of Capt. Wirz" "He Petitions the Court to be Allowed Spiritual Advisers" "The Court Refers to Letter to the War Department" "Andersonville Correspondence of the Rebel War Office" "Letters from Capt. Wirz and Gen. John H. Winder" "Cum... See More  

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Louis D. Brandeis... 1st Jewish Supreme Court Justice...

Item #674549

June 06, 1916

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 6, 1916  

* Louis D. Brandeis inuaguration

* 1st Jewish Supreme Court justice

Page 6 carries a column-wide headline: "BRANDEIS SEATED ON SUPREME BENCH" with subheads "Throng of Public Men and His Family Attend Ceremonies After Oath Is Administered" "Many Congratulations" "Lord Chief Justice Reading Sends Message of Felicitatio... See More  

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O.J. Simpson to stand trial in a L.A. newspaper..

Item #674318

June 21, 1994

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 21, 1994

* O. J. Simpson murder case

* Pleads not guilty in double homicide

* Best title to be had ?

The top of the ftpg. has a two column headline: "Simpson Enters Plea of Not Guilty in Double Murder" with subhead and photo. More on page 18. Great to have in this famous L.A. publication.

Complete with all sections (100+ pages), very nice condition.... See More  

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Nixon v. Herndon... the black vote in Texas....

Item #674277

March 08, 1927

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 8, 1927

* United States Supreme Court decision

* Nixon v. Herndon re. 1923 Texas law

* Blacks voting in Democratic Party primary

The front page has a one column heading: "TEXAS PRIMARY LAW BARRING NEGRO VOID" with subheads. See below for information.

Complete with all 42 pages, heavy foxing along the central fold, a few small binding holes along the sp... See More  

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Preparing for the Statue of Liberty... Oklahoma Boomers... Tenement House fire…

Item #674219

May 16, 1885

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

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

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

Item #674142

November 09, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 9, 1865 

* Pre-execution of Captain Henry Wirz

* Andersonville Civil War prison - Georgia

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

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Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black linked to KKK...

Item #674071

October 03, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 3, 1937

* Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black found to have Klan ties.

The front page has a two column heading: "BLACK'S SENATE SILENCE STILL PUZZLING CAPITAL; HIS SEATING NOW AWAITED" followed by an article which continues on page 2.  Page 2 also contains a full page of small articles from various newspapers around the country responding to the sc... See More  

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The Henry Wirz prison warden trial...

Item #674028

September 03, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 3, 1865

* Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter

* Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia

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

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

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Huge print on the impeachment of Andrew Johnson...

Item #674017

March 23, 1868

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

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

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Harper Lee court case... "To Kill A Mockingbird" under fire...

Item #673844

January 16, 1966

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 16, 1966 (1st section only)

* Harper Lee, author of To Kill A Mockingbird joins court case

Kasturba Gandhi tries to win leadership roll in India

Page 82 contains the heading: "Harper Lee Twits School Board in Virginia for Ban on Her Novel", followed by an explanation on how she humiliated the school board saying, "To hear the novel is immora... See More  

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Horrible conditions of the Andersonville Prison...

Item #673173

September 10, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 10, 1865 

* Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter

* Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia

The first column heads include: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "Evidence of the Infernal Spirit of Gen. Winder" "Official Document by a Rebel Inspector-General" "He Says Winder Openly Proposed to Starve Men to Death" "That Was Cheaper than to Bui... See More  

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1993 Ruth Bader Ginsburg confirmation...

Item #673076

August 04, 1993


* Ruth Bader Ginsburg confirmation

* United States Supreme Court nomination

* Appointed by President Bill Clinton

The front page has a two column heading: "Ginsburg Confirmed as 2nd Woman on Supreme Court" (see)

Complete 1sqt section only with all 18 pages, light purple toning along the right side due to the paper roll coming to an end, very nice... See More  

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Trial and conviction of a spy...

Item #673028

December 30, 1812

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 30, 1812  Page 2 has an interesting report, taking about half a column, beginning: "...proceedings at Buffaloe, of a Court Martial appointed to try Elijah Clark as a Spy. The facts which appeared at the trial are that the said Clark was born in New Jersey...he removed to Canada...must have become naturalized & a British subject. Clark, being found wit... See More  

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Prohibition upheld by the Supreme Court...

Item #673001

February 24, 1931

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, February 24, 1931

* The 19th Amendment deemed valid

* Supreme Courts upholds Prohibition

The front page has a 4-column, 2-line heading: "SUPREME COURT HOLDS 18TH AMENDMENT VALID", with considerable supporting text. Yet again the Supreme Court fended off another challenge to the validity of Prohibition. The 19th Amendment would eventually... See More  

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Georgians are 'the most lawless & licentious people in America'...

Item #672918

November 30, 1785

PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 30, 1785  Page 2 has an item: "The request of the United States to their great and good alley [France] to furnish them with $400,000 in order to bribe the Algerines to a peace meets, it is said, with a very cool reception at Paris...how far that measure may be consistent with the safety & independence of the United States... See More  

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Did Edwin Booth kill the President? Reconstruction...

Item #672829

June 11, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, June 11, 1865 

* Trial of the conspirators

* Edwin Booth ?

The front page has: "The Trial - The Evidence on Saturday" being that of the Lincoln conspirators. One bit notes: "...after the assassination of the President I heard...that it was Edwin Booth who assassinated the President..." with more

Page 2 has much on Reconstruction including:
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Nice editorial on the War of 1812...

Item #672726

August 27, 1812

BOSTON GAZETTE, Aug. 27, 1812  The front page has a full column editorial concerning the: "Present State of Our Affairs" relating to the War of 1812. Bits include: "The government of our country have deliberately chosen their opportunity to make a trial of  their strength with Great Britain...the President should be authorized to fill up the old army, to raise a new one,&n... See More  

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1876 Molly Maguires murder trial at Mauch Chunk...

Item #672689

February 19, 1876

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 19, 1876

* Molly Maguires murder trial

* Mauch Chunk - Pennsylvania

The top of page 3 has small one column headings: "The Molly Maguires" "The Jones Murder...." (see)

Complete with 10 pages, a little spine wear, generally very nice.

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The trial of the demon jailer of Andersonville Prison Camp...

Item #672408

October 14, 1865

THE DAILY CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, Oct. 14, 1865  The top of a front page column has a stack of heads: "The Virginia Congressmen" "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "News From California" "Davis Intercession" "Letters From Mrs. Davis" and more.

Four pages, large folio size, good condition. The folder note is for the issue folded in half.

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United States Supreme Court and the KKK...

Item #672317

November 20, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov, 20, 1928

* United States Supreme Court

* Anti Ku Klux Klan law - KKK

The front page has a one column heading: "HIGH COURT UPHOLDS NEW YORK KLAN LAW" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the New York anti-klan law. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Complete wi... See More  

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