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July 12, 1868
NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1868
* 14th Amendment ratified by North Carolina
* President Andrew Johnson signs
The front page has: "PROCLAMATION" with the subheading: "The President Declares the Ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment by North Carolina", signed in type by the President: Andrew Johnson.
This was one of the Reconstruction amendments which guaranteed ci... See More
November 16, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 16, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Projected Rebel Invasion" "An Expedition Sent from Wilmington to Halifax" "Later From Charleston" 'Bombardment of Sumter Still Progressing" "Renewed Rebel Desertions" "From the Army of the Potomac" 'Firing Heard Toward Stevensburg" &... See More
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
April 06, 1872
NEW YORK HERALD, April 6, 1872
* Lowry's War - gang
* Pembroke, North Carolina
Over half of the last column on page three is taken up with a stack of heads on the Lowery (Lowry, Lowrie) War in North Carolina.
The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murdered by men of the Confederate Home Gu... See More
July 18, 1871
NEW YORK HERALD, July 18, 1871
* Lowry's War - gang
* Pembroke, North Carolina
The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE LAWLESS LOWRYS" "They Demand the Release of Their Women from Lumberton Jail" "A Conflict Imminent" and more. (see) Rare to find reports concerning this conflict.
The Lowry War is a notable event in North... See More
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
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
February 03, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 3, 1862
* Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky
* Roanoke Island, North Carolina
The back page has a map headed: "Plan Of The Battle of Mill Spring (Logan's Cross-Roads), Near Somerset, Ky., January 9, 1862". The bkpg. also has column heads: "The Battle of Mill Spring" "Additional Incidents of the Battle" "The Flight of the Rebe... See More
November 23, 1864
THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 23, 1864
* Rare Confederate title
* Civil War nears the end
Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War.
The front page includes: "From G... See More
July 21, 1869
THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 21, 1869
* Cockfighting - illegal blood sport
* Roosters - gamecocks - cockpit
* Unusually lengthy & uncommon article
Page 8 has an article with small headings: "Cock Fighting" "Another Hard-fought Main Between Virginia and North Carolina..." (see) Rare to find articles on this illegal blood sport, especially this lengthy.
Other news of t... See More
August 01, 1798
FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 1, 1798 Page 2 has: "Constellation Frigate, Or, Notice for French Pirates" which has: "The U.S. frigate Constellation...is now off our bar...to cruise along our southern coast for the protection of the American trade & the punishment of French insolence...".
Also a letter to the President from officers at Salisbu... See More
July 30, 1798
FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 30, 1798
* General George Washington again ?
Page 2 an address to the President from the people of Caroline County, Maryland, followed by his response signed: John Adams. And then another letter to him from Rockingham County, North Carolina, with his response also signed: John Adams.
Also a great recruiting letter headed: "Ge... See More
June 05, 1869
THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 5, 1869
* African Americans Executions - hangings
* Halifax County, North Carolina
Page 5 has an article headed: "THE DEATH PENALTY" "Execution of Two Negroes in North Carolina" "Scenes And Incidents At The Gallows" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up 2 full columns.
Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition... See More
February 09, 1807
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 9, 1807
* Colonel Aaron Burr
Over half of the front page is "An Act" of Congress concerning circuit & district courts in North Carolina.
Page 2 has a note to Congress concerning a situation with France, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Both pages 2 & 3 has various letters concerning the Burr Conspiracy.
Four pages, nice c... See More
Item #667450THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, August, 1788 This title has the honor of being the first successful American magazine, having begun in September, 1786 and lasting until December, 1792.
Among the various articles are: "A Description of the River Juniatta" "An Account of the Foundation of New Smyrna in Florida & a Remarkable Insurrection in that Settlement" "... See More
December 26, 1768
THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Dec. 26, 1768
* Pro-British American publication
* Boston is causing trouble
The publisher of this newspaper had Loyalist leanings, causing its demise before the formal outbreak of the Revolutionary War.
All of pages 1 & 2 are taken up with a continued report on: "Voltaire on History". Page 3 has: "The Opinions of the Ministers of the colony o... See More
August 22, 1771
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 22, 1771
* William Tyron assumes office
* 39th governor of New York
Page 2 has a report from New York under the heading: "America" on the arrival of Governor Tryon in New York for his formal installation as governor of New York. He had arrived, with his family, from North Carolina, where he had previously been governor.
Eight pages 8 by 1... See More
Item #665279THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), October, 1789 One of the more successful magazines from 18th century America. Included is a lengthy: "...Report of the Secretary of the Treasury..." which takes 4 1/2 pages & signed in type by: Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of the Treasury. Included also is: "Ingenious Toasts given at York, in Penna...in the Procession formed to Celebra... See More
May 28, 1925
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 28, 1925
* Coal Glen mine explosion disaster (1st report)
* Oakland Township, Chatham County, North Carolina
The front page has a great banner headline: "DIXIE MINE BLAST TRAPS 71" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on the Coal Glen, North Carolina mine disaster.
Complete with all 42 pages, light toning and a little wear at the... See More
April 07, 1918
THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, April 7, 1918 Among ftpg. heads on World War I are: "America Accepts Germany's Challenge That Force Shall Decide the World's Future" "Great Fleet of U.S. Warships Serving Abroad" "German Assault In Corbie Region Was Expected Yesterday" "Germans Renew Plunging Tactics in Amiens Region" and even more.... See More
September 16, 1871
THE WORLD, New York, Sept. 16, 1871 The front page has an article regarding the Ku-Klux Klan: "The Phantom Ku-Klux" which provides details related to the infamous Ku Klux Klan Conspiracy. The article's focus is the trial held in Raleigh, North Carolina (see).
Another unrelated but interesting front page article is: "NOT HANGED", with subhead "...the ... See More
November 14, 1864
THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 14, 1864
* Rare Confederate title
* Civil War nears the end
Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from not long before surrendering.
The front page has: "Tribute to the Me... See More
December 28, 1811
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 28, 1811
* Battle of Tippecanoe
* William Henry Harrison
Perhaps the prime content in this issue is a report on the Battle of Tippecanoe, headed: "Battle On The Wabash" and prefaced with: "...message from the President of the United States, enclosing governor Harrison's two letters...on the late engagement with the Indians...&q... See More
September 19, 1768
THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Sept. 19, 1768
* Early Southern America reporting
Page 3 has a brief item noting: "The King has been pleased to appoint George Mercer, Esq., to be Lieutenant Governor of his Majesty's province of North Carolina in America."
Then a letter from Ireland beginning: "We are not in a less rebellious state here than the people in America...Y... See More
October 29, 1863
WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, October 29, 1863
* Rare Confederate publication from the Civil War
This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era.
T... See More
May 06, 1973
THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, May 6, 1973
* Secretariat wins Kentucky Derby
* Thoroughbred horse racing
* Triple crown champion
The sport's section (page 23) has a headline: "Secretariat Sets Derby Record" which reports winning the Kentucky Derby, the first leg to his famed triple crown. He still holds the record time for the Derby.
Complete in 60+ pa... See More
February 14, 1778
THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, February 14, 1778
* Revolutionary War Tory original
* Rare Pro British issue from America
This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia.
The entire front page is taken up with ads, one of which is for the printi... See More
December 14, 1775
THE WEEKLY MAGAZINE OR EDINBURGH AMUSEMENT, Scotland, Dec. 14, 1775 Inside has: "Papers Respecting America" which begins: "Ask commissioners are about to be sent to America, invested with very extraordinary powers in order to settle the unhappy dispute subsisting between America and this country..." and then with some historical references.
Also: "Lord North's N... See More
February 18, 1865
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1865 Among the column heads on the Civil War are: "Late Rebel News" "From North Carolina" "The Army Of The James" with more reports inside.
Eight pages, small mailing label in the masthead, good condition.
January 22, 1862
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 22, 1862
* From the capital of the Confederacy
* President John Tyler death funeral
The front page is mostly taken up with advertisements, however there is a column with: "A Defence Of Middle North Carolina" & "Messrs. Mason & Slidell" and "The Newspapers Of the South & the Associated Press".
Page two i... See More
April 12, 1918
THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, April 12, 1918 The ftpg. has some reports on the events of World War I including; "Heavy Legions And Mightiest Guns Win Points For Germans On Arras-Ypres 30 Mile Front" and: "France Accuses Czernin of Lying And Emperor Too" among others
Twelve pages, evenly toned, nice condition.
April 04, 1918
THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, April 4, 1918 The ftpg. features a map headed: "How The Allies Dented Salient Formed by German Drive" with articles headed: "Germans Bringing Up Much Artillery To Face Americans" and "Great Battles May Soon Begin On The Front In Picardy" among others.
Ten pages, partially loose at the spine, toned, good condition.... See More
November 21, 1862
WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, Nov. 21, 1862
* Rare Confederate publication
* President Abraham Lincoln
There is some nice content in the issue About half of the ftpg. is taken up with: "The Conscription Law--A Bill to be entitled 'An Act to Further provide for the public Defense.' ". Also on the ftpg. is: "The United States Elections" which inc... See More
August 17, 1861
DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, August 17, 1861
* Very rare Confederate title from North Carolina
Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederacy, as rarely have I seen it offered. This coastal town didn't remain Confederate for very long as it fell to General Burnside in April, 1862. So truly "Confederate" issues can be difficult to come by.... See More
May 02, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 2, 1862
* Siege of Yorktown
* Fall of New Orleans
* Fort Macon North Carolina
The front page is dominated by a nice Civil War map headed: "The Action of April 26 Near Yorktown" which is more of a diagram of the battle.
Among the front page one column heads are: "Fall Of Fort Macon" "The Surrender of New Orleans" "Graceful but ... See More
March 10, 1862
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 10, 1862
* Battle of Hampton Roads, Virginia
* Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (CSS Virginia)
* Civil War ironclads
The back page contains two nice Civil War maps headed: "Fernandina, Florida, and Vicinity" and "Scene of Burnside's Operations in North Carolina" as seen in the photos below, with not only related one column head... See More
April 03, 1918
THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, April 3 1918 Among the ftpg. reports on World War I are: "Wilson's Plan For Defeating Germany May Be Carried Out" "Enemy Declines To Give Battle & Allies Take Initiative In What Little Fighting Occurs" "German Efforts to Open a Road Toward Amiens Fail".
Ten pages, a bit irregular at the spine, nice condition... See More
April 11, 1918
THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, April 11 1918 Among the ftpg. reports on World War I are: "Germans Drive Deep Wedges In British Lines, Threatening Both Armentiers And Bethune" "Destroy British Army Kaiser's Aim".
Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.
April 02, 1918
THE WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, April 2, 1918 Among the ftpg. reports from World War I are: "German Drive Brought Almost To Halt But Severe Fighting Is Taking Place Near Moreuil" "Casualties of the Germans Total 275,000 to 300,000" "Americans Going To Front Still Jam The Roads" "French Annihilate One German Battalion That Manages to Cross Oise&... See More
April 16, 1918
THE WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, April 16, 1918 Among the ftpg. reports from World War I are: "Between Lens & Ypres The Germans Have Found Haig's Defense Lines Solid As Rock" "Americans, Outnumbered Two to One, Completely Repulsed German Attack" "German Wave Is Nearing Its Crest" and more.
Eight pages, small mailing label at the masthead, a ... See More
May 03, 1936
THE NEWS & OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, May 3, 1936
* Bold Venture wins Kentucky Derby
* Thoroughbred race horse racing
The sports page has a banner headline: "Bold Venture Defeats Favored Brevity by Head to Win Derby" with a photo of the Kentucky Derby winning horse and jockey. A related report as well.
The complete issue, nice condition.... See More
September 28, 1831
HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Mass., Sept. 28, 1831 Page 2 has a report; "Insurrection in North Carolina" datelines from Raleigh, concerning: "...an insurrection among the negroes...citizens of Fayetteville are also under arms. As to our city, every thing has been in a state of preparation for war..." and more.
Four pages, damp staining near the top, good condition.... See More
May 06, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 6, 1862
* Battle of Williamsburg, Virginia
* Camden NC North Carolina
The front page is dominated by a large Civil War map headed: "The Seat Of War In Eastern Virginia".
There are also first column heads on the Civil War including: "From General McClellan's Army" "THE REBELS OVERTAKEN" "The Rebels Driven Through Williamsbur... See More
November 12, 1862
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Nov. 12, 1862
* Confederate editor gives a pessimistic outlook
The front page has much on the Civil War with items headed: "The Enemy Of James River", "From Northern Virginia", "Fredericksburg--The Recent Yankee Raid", "The Navigation of The Mississippi", "Latest News From The North", and many subheads... See More
Item #661574GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1755
* Early George Washington
* Governor Robert Dinwiddie
There are no less than two high points in this issue, the first being an article headed: "Gov. Dinwiddie's Speech to the Assembly of Virginia" in which he relates various reports from the French & Indian War, including mention of "...general Braddock, command... See More
July 20, 1861
DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, July 20, 1861
* Very rare Confederate title
* First Battle of Bull Run
* Manassas, Virginia
Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederacy, as rarely have I seen it offered. This coastal town didn't remain Confederate for very long as it fell to General Burnside on March 14, 1862 with the Battle of New Bern. So truly &... See More
June 07, 1863
SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, June 7, 1863
* General Lawrence O'Bryan Branch
* Very rare Confederate title
A very rare publication from the Confederacy which seldom comes to the collector market. Although much of the content was literary in nature, there are news reports and a few illustrations.
The front page is entirely taken up with a nice illustration of: "Genera... See More
June 15, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, June 15, 1862 Among the ftpg. column headlines on the Civil War are: "INTERESTING FROM NEW ORLEANS" News From North Carolina" "Mysterious Movements of the Rebel Forces" "Rebel Cavalry going in the Direction of Fredericksburg" "Arrival of the Jersey Blue" "News From Norfolk" and much more.
Eight pages, margin tears, some... See More
January 19, 1942
NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Jan. 19, 1942
* Allan Jackson - American steam tanker
* German U-Boat attack off North Carolina coat
* World War II - WWII
The front page has a nice banner headline: "23 DIED IN 3D ATTACK BY SUB OFF EAST COAST" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.
Complete with all 24 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small bi... See More
July 16, 1863
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 16, 1863
* Post Gettysburg and Vicksburg
* During Robert E. Lee's retreat
* Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital
Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital.
A wealth of nice reporting in this issue with the front page having: "The News" with some text on Lee... See More
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