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673173

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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673076

1993 Ruth Bader Ginsburg confirmation...

Item #673076

August 04, 1993

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 4, 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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673028

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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673001

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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672918

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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672829

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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672726

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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672712

Adams arrives in the nation's new capital...

Item #672712

June 21, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 21, 1800 



* President John Adams

* New U.S. capital welcome




The front page has a letter from the residents of the City of Washington to the President welcoming him to the new capital of the nation, followed by his answer: "To the Inhabitants of the City of Washington" thanking them, signed in type: John Adams.

Page 2 begins with an item from ... See More  

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672689

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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672673

Abortions ruled legal: Roe vs. Wade decision...

Item #672673

January 23, 1973

THE TIMES-UNION, Rochester, New York, Jan. 23, 1973 



* Abortion made legal (1st report)

* Roe v. Wade decision

* U.S. Supreme Court




Although the front page has report on the funeral plans for Lyndon B. Johnson, the most notable content is on page 11 which reports on the historic Roe vs. Wade abortion case.

The top of the page has: "Supreme Court: Abortion Battle Lines Drawn"... See More  

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672408

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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672317

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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672301

Phar Lap to race in Aqua Caliente Handicap...

Item #672301

January 17, 1932

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, January 17, 1932



* Phar Lap arrives in the U.S.

* To race in the Agua Caliente Handicap

* Thoroughbred horse racing to be record broken




Page 4 of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "Phar Lap Takes Trial Walk On Tanforan Track" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 70+ pages, rag edition in very nice cond
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672258

End of segregation in public schools...

Item #672258

October 30, 1969

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, Oct. 30, 1969 



* School segregation must end

* U.S. Supreme Court ruling




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Supreme Court School Ruling Hailed, Hit" and more. This is first report coverage of the Supreme Court ruling that schools must end segregation.

Complete in 18 pages, small binding holes near the spine, v... See More  

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672083

The Presidential election... American Indians: Choctaw, Osage, Creeks...

Item #672083

December 04, 1824

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 4, 1824  Among the articles are: "Presidential Election" which has a chart showing states and votes for each, plus another report of the Alabama votes for President by county.

Also inside: "LaFayette & the Sons of the Forest" being an emotional heart-felt meeting of Choctaw Indian chiefs and General LaFayette, which is ironi... See More  

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671973

Brigham Young's polygamy trial... Chicago Fire... The Lowry War...

Item #671973

October 20, 1871

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 20, 1871 



* Great Chicago Fire disaster

* Brigham Young polygamy trial

* Lowry War - North Carolina




Page 4 begins with a stack of heads concerning the Great Chicago Fire: "CHICAGO" "Graphic Description of the Destruction of the City That Was" "The Loss $475,000,000 and Two Hundred Lives" "The Red March of the Flames" "... See More  

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671961

Horrors of the Andersonville prison camp...

Item #671961

September 09, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 9, 1865



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The first column heads include: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "The Prisoner Applies for Spiritual Advisers" "More Shocking Barbarities" "Complicity of the Richmond Authorities" "Documentary Evidence".

Andersonville prison camp was commanded by C... See More  

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671945

Serial killer & rapist Albert Fish trial...

Item #671945

March 14, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1935



* Albert H. Fish court trial

* Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal

* "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man"

* "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria"




The top of the back page has a one column heading: "FISH 'CONFESSION' IS READ TO JURORS" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publi... See More  

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671938

Abortions ruled legal: Roe vs. Wade decision...

Item #671938

January 23, 1973

AKRON BEACON JOURNAL, Ohio, Jan. 23, 1973 This is the front leaf only. The front page has the Supreme Court's landmark decision on Roe v. Wade. While some of the coverage was continued onto inside pages which are not present, finding issues with the Roe v. Wade decision are quite rare.

The 3 column, 3-line heading states: "Ruling Signals Change In Ohio author writer of the decision.

Thi... See More  

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671937

Abortions ruled legal: Roe vs. Wade decision...

Item #671937

January 23, 1973

AKRON BEACON JOURNAL, Ohio, Jan. 23, 1973



* Abortion made legal

* Roe v. Wade decision

* U.S. Supreme Court

*** Front leaf only ***




This is the front leaf only. The front page has the Supreme Court's landmark decision on Roe v. Wade. While some of the coverage was continued onto inside pages which are not present, finding issues with the Roe v. Wade decision are quite rare.

The 3 col... See More  

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671930

Pope Pius XI's Casti connubii.....

Item #671930

January 09, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1931



* Pope Pius XI

* Casti connubii

* Papal encyclical




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "POPE PIUS XI, IN ENCYCLICAL, CONDEMNS TRIAL MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND BIRTH CONTROL" with subheads. (see) Full text of the papal encyclical takes up pages 14 & 15 with photo of Pope Pius XI. Too much to photograph all.

Other news, sports an... See More  

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671861

Serial killer & rapist Albert Fish trial...

Item #671861

March 13, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 13, 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 the back page has a one column heading: "FISH IS IDENTIFIED BY GIRL'S PARENTS" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few ... See More  

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671743

Trial on the Andersonville Prison horrors...

Item #671743

October 05, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 5, 1865 



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




Among the front page first column heads are: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "Testimony of the Prisoner's Clerk" "Counsel Baker Rebuked by the Court" "Extraordinary Statements of a Spy" "The 'Camp' A Land Flowing With Milk and Honey&quo... See More  

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671726

Martin Luther King & the Montgomery bus boycott trial...

Item #671726

March 20, 1956

DAILY WORKER, New York, March 20, 1956  The top of the front page has: "Voids Charge Against 3 of 93 in Alabama Trial" which begins: "The mass trial of Negro bus boycott leaders began today... Alabama judge Eugene Carter dismissed charges against three defendants, but ordered that individual trials against 90 others get underway at once." The article continues: "Thetf... See More  

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671700

Prepping for launching the "Akron"... Antarctic Expeditions...

Item #671700

November 11, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN magazine from New York, dated Nov. 11, 1911  An inside page has: "Preparations for Launching the 'Akron' for Its Trial Trip--Preliminaries for a More Complete Test", which includes a photo. Quite early for dirigibles. The front page has: "Antarctic Expeditions, Past and Present", which continues on an inside page. Other coverage includes: "... See More  

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671649

School Bible reading ruled unconstitutional...

Item #671649

June 17, 1963

TUCSON DAILY CITIZEN, Arizona, June 17, 1963



* School prayer & Bible reading

* Banned by the Supreme Court 

* Early, same day first report




The top of the front page announces a significant Supreme Court ruling which would change the way daily activities in public schools across the country would be conducted.

The seven column headline announces: "REQUIRED BIBLE READING IN SC... See More  

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671583

Much on the Johnson impeachment trial...

Item #671583

April 03, 1868

NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1868 



* President Andrew Johnson

* Reconstruction era impeachment trial




The entire front page is taken up with proceedings on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson.

The first column heads include: "IMPEACHMENT" "Further Examination of Witnesses for the Prosecution" "The President's Attempt to Obtain Control of the Treas... See More  

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671498

The horrors of the Andersonville Prison Camp...

Item #671498

October 09, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 9, 1865 



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The front page has nice heads concerning the horrendous Andersonville prison camp from the Civil War: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial on Saturday" "Gen. Lee and Other Leading Rebels Not Allowed to Testify" "They are Co-conspirators with the Accused" "Expensive Witnesse... See More  

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671469

Nevada divorce becomes legal for all...

Item #671469

December 22, 1942

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 22, 1942 



* Nevada divorce becomes legal (1st report)

* Williams v. North Carolina decision

* United States Supreme Court




The front page has a one column heading: "NEVADA DIVORCES VALID OVER NATION" with subheads. First report coverage on the decision of Williams v. North Carolina divorce case that made it legal to divorce in the state of Nevada from any... See More  

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671373

Louis D. Brandeis, first Jewish Supreme Court Justice...

Item #671373

June 02, 1916

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 2, 1916 



* Louis D. Brandeis takes office

* 1st Jewish Supreme Court justice




The middle of the front page has a one column head: "Brandeis Wins; Vote 47 to 22" "Senate, Divided On Party Lines, Confirms Appointment as Justice." A significant event noting the first Jewish Supreme Court justice, Louis Brandeis, being confirmed by the Senate. The ... See More  

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671369

Flashpoint for the school integration issue...

Item #671369

September 13, 1958

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Sept. 13, 1958 



* Cooper v. Aaron

* Supreme Court decision


* Little Rock, Arkansas

* Negro students

* Central High School




The top of the front page has a banner headline: "FAUBUS DEFIES COURT, CLOSES HIGH SCHOOLS" with subheads. Nice for display. This concerning the integration of schools in Little Rock, Arkansas, a flashpoint for the who desegrega... See More  

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671215

Six issues with Andersonville Prison trial reports...

Item #671215

August 31, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of six issues, each with front page column heads on the Andersonville Prisoner trial, where barbarities of the cruelest nature were put upon Yankee prisoners of war. Dates are August 31, Sept. 8, 20; Oct. 4, 6 & 7, 1865.

Each complete in 8 pages, some minor foxing, generally good condition.

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671181

Clarence Thomas nominated to U.S. Supreme Court....

Item #671181

July 02, 1991

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 2, 1991



* Clarence Thomas nominated

* U.S. United States Supreme Court

* President George H. W. Bush nomination




The top of the front page has a headline announcing: "A Conservative Black Picked for High Court" with subheads and photo of Thomas with the president. More reporting inside. Nice to have from one of the most Liberal cities in America.

Complete ... See More  

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671133

Supreme Court rules in 3 discrimination cases...

Item #671133

June 06, 1950

NEW YORK TIMES, June 6, 1950 



* Colleges not permitted to discriminate based on race

* McLaurin vs. Oklahoma State Regents

* United States Supreme Court decision




The front page has a 3 column head: "SUPREME COURT RULINGS BAR SEGREGATION IN 2 COLLEGES, ALSO VOID BIAS IN RAIL DINERS" with subheads: "Bench Unanimous" "But It Stops Short of Saying if Separation of... See More  

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671049

Flag salute no longer mandatory...

Item #671049

June 15, 1943

NEW YORK TIMES, June 15, 1943 



* West Virginia Board of Education v. Barnette

* United States Supreme Court decision

* Pledge of Allegiance - flag salute unconstitutional

* Johovah's Witnesses & public schools




The front page has a one column heading: "SUPREME COURT ENDS COMPULSION OF FLAG SALUTE" with subheads.

This historic ruling stated that reciting the Pledge o... See More  

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670603

The historic Standard Oil anti-trust case...

Item #670603

May 16, 1911

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, May 16, 1911  The last column on the front page is taken up with a report concerning the very historic Standard Oil versus the United States anti-trust case, in which the United States Supreme Court found Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey guilty of monopolizing the petroleum industry through a series of abusive and anti-competitive actions.

This was a... See More  

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670439

SS Great Eastern maiden voyage...

Item #670439

September 22, 1859

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, September 22, 1859



* SS Great Eastern

* Maiden voyage




The front page has an article headed: "Trial Trip Of the Great Eastern" "Perfect Success of the Experiment" "She is Pronounced to be the Fastest Vessel in the World" and more. A printing flaw slightly affects the first heading here. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, ni... See More  

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670386

1874 Brooks-Baxter War.... Republican Party...

Item #670386

May 08, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 8, 1874



* Brooks-Baxter War

* Little Rock, Arkansas

* Republican Party factions




The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "BLEEDING ARKANSAS" "Operations of the Opposing Forces" "Capture Of A Railway Train" "The State Supreme Court Decides for Brooks" and more. (see) Text takes up over 4 columns.

Other news of ... See More  

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670265

Len Koenecke killed on airplane...

Item #670265

September 17, 1935

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, September 17, 1935



* Len Koenecke killed on airplane

* MLB Brooklyn Dodgers baseball




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "PLANE PILOT KILLS UNRULY TRAVELER AND AVOIDS CRASH" with subheads and two related photos. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some s... See More  

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670250

Latest on the Scopes "monkey trial": science versus creation...

Item #670250

July 13, 1925

THE WASHINGTON OBSERVER, Pennsylvania, July 13, 1925 



* Scopes Monkey Trial beginning 

* Dayton, Tennessee 

* William Jennings Bryan 

* Clarence Darrow




The front page has much content on the historic "monkey trial" at Dayton, Tennessee, with a front page photo of the: "First Picture of the Scopes Jury" and headlines: "Fight Over Expert Witness... See More  

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670149

News from NewYork City...

Item #670149

November 03, 1766

THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Nov. 3, 1766  Page 2 is mostly taken up with news reports headed: "America" with datelines from Martinique and New York, the latter having details concerning a trial.

Four pages, handsome masthead, red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.

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669983

Nice account of a battle with pirates on the coast of Virginia...

Item #669983
THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, June, 1700 



* From the turn of the 18th century

* Great pirates account reporting




Certainly the most notable content is the report of a pirate capturing a ship off the coast of Virginia, but the King's ship Shoreham came to the rescue--commanded by he Governor, Nicholson-- and after a 10... See More  

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669410

School Bible reading unconstitutional...

Item #669410

June 18, 1963

THE PLAIN DEALER, Cleveland, Ohio, June 18, 1963



* Bible reading in school is banned by the Supreme Court



Although we have had several newspapers reporting this event, this is the very first issue we have seen with a banner (edge to edge) headline announcing: "SCHOOL BIBLE-READING BARRED".

Included is a subhead: "Court Voids Compulsory Prayer Also". The front page also ... See More  

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668942

Two letters from John Jay...

Item #668942

August 23, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 23, 1798  Page 3 has a letter from the New  York governor concerning: "...the introduction of a foreign influence in our national councils..." signed in type: John Jay. And yet another letter signed in type: John Jay.

Before being governor of New York Jay was the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

Four pages, hands... See More  

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668941

A letter from John Jay...

Item #668941

August 22, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 22, 1798  Page 3 has the New York General Assembly's response to Governor John Jay's recent address, followed by his response signed: John Jay. John Jay was previously the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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668810

Andersonville Prison Trial... Captain Wirz...

Item #668810

October 16, 1865

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 16, 1865



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The top of the front page has one column headings: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial On Saturday" "Evidence Closed On Both Sides" and more. (see) Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns.

Complete with 8 pages, uncut and unbound (uncommon), nice condition.... See More  

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$33.00
668751

1930 U.S. prohibition... 18th Amendment...

Item #668751

May 27, 1930

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., May 27, 1930



* 18th Amendment - U.S. prohibition void to buyer ?

* Beer - liquor legal to purchaser




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "BUYER OF LIQUOR NOT GUILTY, SAYS SUPREME COURT" with subheads. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally... See More  

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668743

Andersonville Prison Trial... Captain Wirz...

Item #668743

August 26, 1865

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, August 26, 1865



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The top of the front page has one column headings: "Andersonville" "The Trial of Wirz" "Dr. Bates Testimony Resumed" "Evidence of a Loyal Physician" "Sickening Details of Rebel Barbarities" "A Prisoner Killed by a Bloodhound" "Wirz Knocks a Man D... See More  

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668742

The Andersonville Prison trial...

Item #668742

September 12, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 12, 1865 



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The back page has nearly two columns of reporting headed: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "More Witnesses for the Defense Demanded" "Passage at Arms Between Counsel" "Evidence of Major-Gen. Wilson". (See)

Eight pages, uncut and never bound (uncommon)... See More  

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$30.00
668741

On the Andersonville Prison trial... Reconstruction era...

Item #668741

September 28, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 28, 1865 



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The top of the front page has: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "How The Prisoner Fares" "A Letter To His Wife" with more (see).

Eight pages, uncut and unbound (uncommon), minor light staining, generally very nice.... See More  

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$33.00
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