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671147

1871 United States expedition to Korea...

Item #671147

August 22, 1871

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 22, 1871



* United States expedition to Korea

* 1st American military action there




Page 3 has a large map headed: "THE WAR IN THE COREA, The Scene of Operations of Our Asiatic Squadron on the 10th and 11th of Hune, 1871, on the Salee River" One column headings include: "THE COREA" "Full Account of Our Naval and Military Operations" "A ... See More  

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671125

Popular for the colorful political cartoons...

Item #671125

April 05, 1893

PUCK, New York, April 5, 1893 



* Color political prints - cartoons



Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as ... See More  

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671079

1874 James Fisk, Jr. statue dedication...

Item #671079

May 31, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 31, 1874



* James Fisk, Jr. statue dedication - unveiling

* Brattleboro, Vermont - Prospect Hill Cemetery




The top of page 10 has one column headings that inlcude: "JAMES FISK, JR." "Dedication of the Monument at Brattleboro" and more. (see) Text takes almost a full column.

Other news of the day. Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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671078

1st colored cadet at West Point...

Item #671078

July 07, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 7, 1870



* James Webster Smith's mistreatment

* 1st African American appointed to cadetship

* West Point - United States Military Academy




Page 8 has a letter from James Webster Smith headed: "The Colored Cadet" "Hardships of the Hartford Darky at West Point--His Letter Home--A Pretty Hard Case" This letter is signed in type: J. W. Smith. He... See More  

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671033

View of Chattanooga...

Item #671033

September 08, 1866

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 8, 1866  Inside has a full page print: "Chattanooga, Tennessee, From Lookout Mountain". Other prints include: "Bacon's Castle, Surry, Virginia" "The Steamer Wyoming on the Banks" & other scenes near Long Branch, New Jersey; "Great Conflagration at Jersey City...Destruction of the Petroleum Docks Adjoining the... See More  

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670960

By the Southern California Hotel Association...

Item #670960

June 14, 1895

LOS ANGELES DAILY HOTEL GAZETTE, California, June 14, 1895  An interesting newspaper calling itself: "The Official Organ Southern Calif. Hotel Association". Logically, the content & the advertisements are focused on hotels and tourism.

Four pages, good condition.

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670957

Much concerning the Sioux Indians...

Item #670957

August 28, 1876

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Aug. 28, 1876 



* Post Custer massacre



The front has one column heads: "The Sioux War" "Practical Failure and Close of the Campaign" "The Indians Divide, One Band Moving North and the Other South" and more. (see)

Complete with 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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670944

Baseball game made famous by Currier and Ives...

Item #670944

August 04, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 4, 1865 



* Famous Currier and Ives baseball game

* Post Civil War reconstruction




On the back page has a brief report with box scores under the small headings: "Base Ball" "Championship Match--Atlantic vs. Mutual". (see)

This is a report of the very game which was the subject of a famous Currier and Ives print titled: "The American Nation... See More  

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670918

Charles Wilkes' Antarctica revisited in 1874... ...

Item #670918

June 08, 1874

NEW YORK HERALD, June 8, 1874



* American explorer Charles Wilkes

* Exploration of Antarctica revisited w/ map




The top half of page 3 has a map headed: "THE ANTARCTIC REGION" One column headings include: "WILKES' CONTINENT" "The Antarctic Land of the American Explorer Evaporated" and more.

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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670915

Livingstone's exploration of Africa...

Item #670915

August 15, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 15, 1872  James Gordon Bennett, this newspaper's publisher, capitalized on the 19th century fascination with Africa by hiring journalist Henry Stanley to search for the missing Dr. David Livingstone who ventured to Africa in 1865 for a 2 year expedition with little heard from him since.

So it is of no surprise that the Herald offered extraordinary coverage of the ad... See More  

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670898

Cheyenne Indians on the warpath in North Dakota...

Item #670898

June 06, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 6, 1874



* Cheyenne Indians - Native Americans

* On the warpath in North Dakota

* General George A. Custer in pursuit




The top of page 7 has a one column heading: "The Reds On The Warpath" with subhead. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, very nice condition.

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670896

Susan B. Anthony's fine for voting revoked...

Item #670896

June 01, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 1, 1874



* Susan B. Anthony - Women's rights

* Illegal voting fine dismissed by judge




Page 7 has an article headed: "Susan B. Anthony Victorious Over Judge Hunt" with subhead: "Susan B. Anthony's Fine for Attempting to Vote..." (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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670895

American Museaum of Natural History cornerstone laid...

Item #670895

June 03, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 3, 1874



* American Museum of Natural History

* Cornerstone laid by Ulysses S. Grant

* Manhattan, New York City




The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "THE NEW MUSEUM" with subheads. (see) Text takes up over a full column.

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, a little light creasing, nice condition.... See More  

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670894

First Hebrew Free School in New York City... Reconstruction...

Item #670894

June 16, 1865

 NEW YORK HERALD, June 16, 1865 



* 1st Hebrew free school in NYC

* Post Civil War reconstruction




The front page has a great amount of content on the Reconstruction process in the South including: "Reconstruction Gossip at the National Capital" "The People of the South Converted by the Sword to the Northern Version of the Constitution" "They Accept the Over... See More  

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670885

The New York Herald's search for Dr. Livingstone...

Item #670885

December 22, 1871

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 22, 1871 



* Search for David Livingstone

* New York Herald expedition




Half of the first column of page 3 is taken up with a very nice stack of headlines concerning the search for the African explored Dr. Livingstone. Among the heads: "DR. LIVINGSTONE" "The Expedition of the New York Herald in Quest of the Great African Traveler" "Descripti... See More  

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670872

Jacob Furth, a notable Jew...

Item #670872

December 21, 1893

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 21, 1893 

Of special note is an article: "Notable Jews--Jacob Furth" which includes a photo of him & an article on his life.

The ftpg. has an illus: "Opera In New York" & inside has a nice full page: "The Work of the Salvation Army in the Slums of New York" which shows a Christmas tree. Other prints & p... See More  

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670841

1874 Culpeper, Virginia Negro hanging...

Item #670841

April 11, 1874

NEW YORK HERALD, June 13, 1874



* Culpeper County, Virginia

* Negro hanging - detailed account




The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "A NEGRO HANGED" with subheads. (see) Text takes up over a full column.

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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670840

Battle of Ridgeway (1866)....

Item #670840

June 08, 1866

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 8, 1866



* Fenian raids in Canada



The top of the front page has one column headings: "THE FENIANS" "Operations On The Border" "ANOTHER INVASION OF CANADA" "Ten Thousand Canadians Concentrated at Montreal" and more. Lengthy text.

Other news of the day soon after the end of the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nic... See More  

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670819

1893 Lizzie Borden murder trial ending...

Item #670819

June 08, 1893

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., June 8, 1893 



* Lizzie Borden murder trial

* Fall River, Massachusetts

* Woman hatchet killings




Page 4 has an article with coverage on the Lizzie Borden murder case with heading: "Some Important Witnesses" "Examined In The Borden Case" "Lizzie Borden's Uncle on the Stand..." "" and more. Lengthy text takes up o... See More  

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670806

1876 Brooklyn Bridge under construction....

Item #670806

January 08, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 8, 1876  The front page includes a print of: "The New York Anchorage of the East River Bridge" plus two smaller prints as well. This was the Brooklyn Bridge. There is a related article as well. The balance of the issue has various illustration and articles on the latest inventions of the day.

Complete in sixteen pages, minor margin wear, very ... See More  

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670794

Statue of Liberty on display...

Item #670794

September 07, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 7, 1878 



* Statue of Liberty construction

* Frederic Auguste Bartholdi




A feature of this issue is: "Bartholdi's Colossal Statue of Liberty" which shows the head on display in Paris. Included is a related article noting the final size would be 105 feet high plus an 82 feet pedestal. The bust itself was 29 1/2 feet high and 13+ feet in d... See More  

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670769

The Medicine Lodge Treaty...

Item #670769

November 16, 1867

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Nov. 16, 1867 



* Treaty (treaties) of Medicine Lodge



The prime content concerns the Medicine Lodge Treaty, taking all of page 5 and includes 4 prints, the largest captioned: "Council of the Arapahoe & Comanche Indians on Medicine Lodge Creek, Arkansas...". The others show: "Comanche Indians on the Way to the Great Co... See More  

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670645

Autopsy of Chang and Eng... siamese twins...

Item #670645

February 15, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 15, 1874 



* Chang and Eng Bunker autopsy

* re. Siamese Twins death




Page 5 has one column headings: "CHANG AND ENG" "The Dissecting Knife at Work on the Ligament" "Efforts to Publicly Exhibit the Bodies" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 16 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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670643

1874 Chang & Eng Bunker deaths...

Item #670643

January 24, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 24, 1874



* Chang and Eng Bunker deaths

* Famous Siamese twins




The top of page 6 has one column headings that include: "THE SIAMESE TWINS" "Dr. Hollinsworth Story of the Double Death" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 10 pages, nice condition.

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670589

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

Item #670589

May 01, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 1, 1874



* Brooks-Baxter War

* Little Rock, Arkansas

* Republican Party factions




The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "CIVIL WAR" "A Battle Between the Troops of Baxter and Brooks" "The Collision At Gascony" "Nine of the Brooks Troops Killed and Twenty Wounded" and more. (see)

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

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670569

1870 Altoona, Pennsylvania...

Item #670569

October 09, 1893

MORNING TRIBUNE, Altoona, Penn. Oct. 9, 1893



* Uncommon title



This 4 pages newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.

Large size issue measuring 28 x 20 inches, 4 pages, light even toning, a little wear at the folds, generally good.

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670530

1870 Franco-Prussian War beginning...

Item #670530

July 18, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 18, 1870



* Franco-Prussian War beginning



The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE WAR" "Rumors from the Front in Paris and Reports of a Battle" "The French Nation Unanimous" "Legislative Address of Loyalty to Napoleon" and more. (see) Lengthy text.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, good condition.... See More  

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670485

Geronimo is captured...

Item #670485

September 07, 1886

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Sept. 7, 1886



* Geronimo - Apache Indians leader

* Fort Bowie - Arizona - capture




The top of the front page has, among other heads, the announcement: "Geronimo And His Band Prisoners at Last", however the actual text is rather brief and at the bottom of the next column: "Geronimo a Prisoner at Fort  Bowie", reading: "General Mil... See More  

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670440

1874 John Edgar Thomson death... (PRR)...

Item #670440

May 29, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 29, 1874



* John Edgar Thomson death (1st report)

* Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) leader




The top of page 7 under "Obituary" is a heading: "J. Edgar Thomson, President of the Pennsylvania Railroad" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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670419

Jack the Ripper has been arrested?

Item #670419

September 20, 1888

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Sept. 20, 1888 



* Charles Ludwig is Jack the Ripper ?



The front page has a brief & inconspicuous item on Jack the Ripper: "A German named Ludwig has been arrested in London on suspicion of being the perpetrator of the recent Whitechapel murders, where the four women were found dead and mutilated at separate times."

Eight pages, a small rep... See More  

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670405

Mention of Nellie Bly's race around the world...

Item #670405

December 09, 1889

SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Dec. 9, 1889 



* Nellie Bly's trip around the World



Page 4 has an article beginning: "Nellie Bly and Miss Bisland are racing around the world to show how fast the trip can be made and how safely women can make it along..." with more, however it is just a reference to a situation with a Danish woman seeking passage to Coronado in San Diego  ... See More  

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670399

1874 Tunica County, Mississippi race war - riots...

Item #670399

August 12, 1874

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, August 12, 1874



* Tunica County, Mississippi

 * Race riots - war - Negroes




The front page has one column headings: "A War Of Races In Mississippi" "The Town Of Austin Surrounded By Armed Negroes--The Whites Driven Into The Court-House--Several Negroes Killed And Wounded" See images for text here.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a littl... 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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670368

Nellie Bly's expose on Dr. Parkhurst in the "Big Apple"......

Item #670368

December 10, 1893

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 10, 1893



* Nellie Bly expose reporting

* "Dr. Parkhurst to Nellie Bly"




Although Nellie Bly's is perhaps most famous for her trip around the world in 72 days, most of her work as a reporter for the World newspaper was exposing various vices in society. She was a pioneer in her field, and launched a new kind of investigative journalism.

This issue has ... See More  

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670313

Civil Rights Act of 1875 passes Senate...

Item #670313

May 24, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 24, 1874



* Civil Rights Act of 1875 (Enforcement Act)

* Reconstruction era - Negroes

* Passes United States Senate




Page 5 has reporting on the Civil Rights Act of 1875 passing the Senate with headings: "WASHINGTON" "The All Night Debate on the Civil Rights Bill" "It's Passage In The Senate" and more.

Complete in 16 pages, nice con... See More  

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670301

1874 White House wedding... Nellie Grant...

Item #670301

May 22, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 22, 1874



* President Ulysses S. Grant's Daughter

* White House Wedding - Nellie Grant




The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "WHITE HOUSE NUPTIALS" "Wedding of Miss Nellie Grant to Mr. Sartoris" "A Brilliant Assemblage in the East Room" "The Marriage Ceremony" and more. Lengthy text takes up the entire pag... See More  

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670300

1874 Mechanicville, New York monument dedication....

Item #670300

May 28, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 28, 1874



* Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth

* Mechanicville, New York

* Hudson cemetery monument




The top of page 4 has one column headings: "ELLSWORTH'S MEMORY" "Unveiling of the Monument at Mechanicsville" "Tribute To A Hero" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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670299

Mill River flood....

Item #670299

May 19, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 19, 1874



* Mill River flood disaster - Northhampton

* Williamsburg & Haydenville, Massachusetts




The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE VALE OF DEATH" "Search for the Dead of the Mill River Calamity" "The Discovered Bodies" "Two Hundred Lives Lost" "Entire Families Swept Away And Seen No More of M... See More  

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670262

Illustrated newspaper from Australia...

Item #670262

January 23, 1871

THE ILLUSTRATED AUSTRALIAN NEWS, Melbourne, Jan. 23, 1871  Quite difficult to come by this title which is formatted very much like Harper's Weekly but with an obvious emphasis on Australian life. Very decorative masthead.

And of special note: above the dateline is: "Published Expressly For Transmission By R.M.S. Rangoon" meaning this edition was created specifically for transpo... See More  

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670227

1870 Fenian raids into Canada....

Item #670227

May 26, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 26, 1870



* Battle of Eccles Hill

* Fenian Brotherhood raids

* Huntingdon, Quebec, Canada




The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE FENIANS" "Advance of the Irish Liberating Army in Canada" "Skirmish at Cook's Corner and Repulse of the Invaders" and more with related map. Lengthy text.

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

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670221

1874 Georgetown, South Carolina race riots....

Item #670221

August 20, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 20, 1874



* Georgetown, South Carolina

* Race war - riots - blacks

* General George A. Custer

* Black Hills expedition (fight)




Page 5 has an article under: "The Colored War In South Carolina" with subhead. (see) The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "Custer Attacked" and more.

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, light toning... See More  

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670220

1873 execution of Captian Jack & others (day of)...

Item #670220

October 04, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 4, 1873



* Captain Jack execution (day of)

* Lava Beds War - Modoc Indians 




The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE DOOMED MODOCS" "A Talk with the Condemned Murderers" "Captain Jack and His Devoted Squaw Side by Side" and much more. (see) Lengthy text takes up almost 5 full columns.

Complete with 12 pages, m... See More  

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670162

New Masonic temple planning in 1870...

Item #670162

May 09, 1870

THE NEW-YORK HERALD, May 9, 1870 



* Masonic - Masons - Freemasons



Page 5 has an article headed: "The New Masonic Hall" "A Full Description of the Building--It's Dimensions, Cost, Architecture and Ornamentation" (see)

Complete with 12 pages, light toning to upper vertical fold of the front page, generally nice.... See More  

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670160

1874 Ulysses S. Grant Veto message...

Item #670160

April 23, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 23, 1874



* President Ulysses S. Grant signed in type

* Veto message on Monetary Legislation




Page 5 has one column headings that include: "VETO" "The President Saves the Credit of the Country" "The Inflation Bill Returned to the Senate Unsigned" "Message Of The Chief Magistrate" and more. This is followed by Grant's veto ... See More  

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670084

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

Item #670084

May 12, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 12, 1874



* Brooks-Baxter War

* Little Rock, Arkansas

* Republican Party factions




The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "THE ARKANSAS WAR" "Heavy Skirmishing Between the Combatants" "The Killed And Wounded" and more. (see) Text takes up 1 1/2 columns.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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670075

1874 Baltimore Mosquitoes baseball team ?....

Item #670075

May 06, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 6, 1874



* Early professional baseball

* Baltimore Mosquitoes team ?

* 1874 season beginning




Page 3 has a report at the beginning of the 1874 baseball season with headings: "The National Game" "A Big Victory for the Atlantics Over the Baltimore Mosquitoes" with box scores. (see) I cannot find anything online affirming that there was a profession... See More  

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670058

Artemus Ward on the Mormons...

Item #670058

May 27, 1865

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, May 27, 1865  The back page has over a full column taken up with: "Scenes Among The Shakers, Mormons, etc. by Artemus Ward", the famed comic writer, a contemporary with Mark Twain. This article comes under the heading: "Wit And Humor".

Eight pages, irregular at the spine margin, some fold wear, generally good.... See More  

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670011

Great MIssissippi Flood of 1874... Louisiana...

Item #670011

April 24, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1874



* The Great Mississippi Flood of 1874

* Lower Mississippi Valley - Louisiana




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE MISSISSIPPI FLOOD" "Piteous Appeals of the Suffering People for Aid" "Hundreds Of Families Destitute" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.



wikipedia notes:... See More  

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670009

1874 Bloody Benders... John Bender arrested ?...

Item #670009

April 16, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 16, 1874



* Bloody Benders - serial killers

* John Bender arrested ?

* Mormons - Salt Lake City




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "BENDER IN UTAH" "The Kansas Assassin in Charge of the Mormon Police" "The Whole Family Likely To Be Captured" and more. (see) Nice reporting here.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 16 page... See More  

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670008

1874 Thomasville, Georgia Negroes hangings....

Item #670008

April 18, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 18, 1874



* Thomasville, Georgia executions

* 4 Negroes hanged - hangings

* Lengthy, detailed reporting




The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE GALLOWS" "Execution of Four Negroes at Thomasville, GA." "A Disgraceful Scene At The Scaffold" and more. (see) A lengthy, detailed report takes up almost 3 full columns.

... See More  

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