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The capture of Atlanta...

Item #653386

September 03, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 3, 1864 

* The Fall of Atlanta, Georgia (1st report)

* General William T. Sherman

The first column of the ftpg. begins with a nice stack of headlines: "GLORIOUS NEWS " "CAPTURE OF ATLANTA" "Our Troops Enter the Town on Friday Morning" "Official Confirmation" "A Great Battle at East Point" "Rebel Army Cut in ... See More  

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Monitor versus the Merrimac...

Item #653320

March 11, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 11, 1862 

* Battle of Hampton Roads

* Monitor vs. Merrimack

* Historic Civil War naval battle

Page 5 contains a full column report which carries over to the back page, headed: "THE NAVAL FIGHT" "Official Report of the Affair" "Fortunate Arrival of the Monitor" "The Damage to the Merrimac" "A Hole Stove In Her Side&qu... See More  

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Capture of New Orleans including a related map....

Item #653100

April 28, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 28, 1862  A great issue reporting the fall of New Orleans, particularly with the front map titled: "MAP OF NEW-ORLEANS AND THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA."

Among the ftpg. one column headlines on the Civil War are: "NEW-ORLEANS CAPTURED" "Our Gunboats Pass Fort Jackson" "Great Excitement At New-Orleans" "Panic Among The Citizens&quo... See More  

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Abraham Lincoln's 1st speech upon being re-elected...

Item #652988

November 11, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 11, 1864 

* President Lincoln gives 1st speech upon being re-elected

* Arming Negroes ?

* Jefferson Davis' speech to the Confederacy

Page four has the 1-column heading: "UNION REJOICES," with subhead: "Serenading the President and Cabinet - Speeches of Mr. Lincoln, Mr. Seward, and others." The article includes, in part, one of the most hu... See More  

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The attack on Vicksburg, with a map...

Item #652623

July 11, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 11, 1862  The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Situation Of Vicksburg" with related text. Also on the ftpg. are column heads including: "The Attack On Vicksburg" "Continuance of the Bombardment" "Vigorous Defense by the Rebels" "The Running of the Rebel Batteries" "From Fortress Monroe" &qu... See More  

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Fort McAllister, Georgia map....

Item #652621

February 13, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 13, 1863 

* Battle of Fort McAllister - Georgia

The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Attack On Fort McAllister". Various front page column heads including: "The Department Of The South" "Landing of Gen. Foster's Forces" "Visit to the Interior by the Generals" "The Attack on Fort McAllister"... See More  

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Jack Johnson, boxing World Champion - 1st arrest...

Item #652542

October 18, 1912

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, NY, Oct. 18, 1912

* Jack Johnson - World Heavyweight Champ

* 1st Black American to hold title (1910)

* Racially motivated arrest for allegedly violating the Mann Act

Page 5 has: "JACK JOHNSON WATCHED," with related article which tells of his arrested for allegedly violating the Mann Act due to his supposed "influence" over Lucile Cameron - who would la... See More  

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Robert E. Lee at the Harper's Ferry insurrection...

Item #652490

October 21, 1859

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 21, 1859 

* John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid

* Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia

* Early Robert E. Lee mention

Page 5 has nearly a full column reporting on the slave insurrection at Harper's Ferry, Virginia, led by John Brown. The top of a column has: "The Insurrection at Harper's Ferry". The report begins: "Col. Lee, with his ... See More  

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Walt Whitman's "Two Rivulet's"... 1st appearance (extracts)...

Item #652366

February 19, 1876

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 19, 1876

* Pre-publication extracts of "Two Rivulets" - 1st appearance

* Much on and by Walt Whitman

* 1st major works since "Leaves of Grass"

Page 4, under the heading, "WALT WHITMAN'S POEMS," has per-publication extracts from "Two Rivulets," and are believed to be their 1st appearance. Included are "Eidolons,&quo... See More  

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Terrific issue on the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #651998

July 04, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 4, 1863 

* Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

* Most historic battle of the Civil War

* Great reporting - one of the best to be had

The top portion of the first column on the front page is taken up with some great & very historic heads on the Battle of Gettysburg, including: "REBEL INVASION" "The Fighting At Gettysburg" "The Severest... See More  

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Last state-of-the-union address before the Civil War...

Item #651815

December 05, 1860

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 5, 1860 

* President James Buchanan

* State of the Union Address

* Much on tensions in the South

All of page 4 & a portion of pg. 5 are taken  up with the: "President's Message" signed in type by: James Buchanan. This was his annual state-of-the-union address, the last before the outbreak of the Civil War. Given the period, there is much c... See More  

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First printing of "The Blue and the Gray"...

Item #651687
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, (Boston), September, 1867 

* Francis Miles Finch

* The Blue and the Gray

* 1st printing (nationally)

This literary magazine contains the *first nationally distributed printing of the famous Civil War themed poem by Francis Miles Finch, "The Blue and the Gray." The preface to the poem is a quote from the New York Tribune, providing context: "The wo... See More  

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Yosemite diagram and discoveries...

Item #651585

October 18, 1865

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 18, 1865 The front page has a detailed diagram (5 by 2 1/2 inches) and a wonderful account of a visit the Yosemite Valley and surrounding region: "From The Missouri To The Pacific...XVI" "Yosemite--Its Discovery--Our Party--View From Inspiration Point--Entering the Valley" & more. The report begins: "See Yosemite and die! I shall not try to descr... See More  

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The Brother Jonathan disaster... The Atlantic Cable...

Item #651582

August 28, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, NY, August 28, 1865  The front page has a wonderful graphic of the Atlantic Cable showing the proposed terminus, and more. Also included are additional front page details regarding the Brother Jonathan disaster. Headlines include: "THE CABLE" "Further Particulars of the Loss" "Mr. Russell's Journal" "A Trip to Newfoundland" "T... See More  

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Much action near Charleston...

Item #651171

February 06, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 6, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Removal of Gen. Butler" "The Affair Off Charleston Harbor" "The Affair at Fort Donelson" "The Rebels Driven in Great Disorder" "The Blockade of Charleston" "They were To Attack the City" "The Defeat of Pryor on the Blackwater" "... See More  

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Early months of the Civil War...

Item #651030

August 03, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 3, 1861 Page 4 & 5 column heads on the Civil War include: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "The President to Urge an Advance" "More of General McClellan's Discipline" "Capture of More Prizes" "A Flag of Truce From the Enemy" "The Rebel Account of  the Battle" "Rebellion Against Rebellion" & more.

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Congregation Sherith Israel mourns... Lincoln's funeral...

Item #650671

April 21, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 21, 1865 

* Congregation Shearith Israel

* Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Jews mourn the loss of the president

Although somewhat inconspicuous, perhaps the most notable item within this black bordered issue is the page 7 mention, under the heading "Portuguese Synagogue, Nineteenth Street," of the mourning services held at The Congregation Sherith Isr... See More  

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Death of President Garfield...

Item #649348

September 20, 1881

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, September 20, 1881 

* President James A. Garfield assassination

* 1st report of his death

The top of the first column is headed: "THE PRESIDENT DEAD" The Long Suffering Ended" "A Sudden and Painless Death" with additional subheads including: "A Painless Death" "Dread and Fear of the Last Hours" "The Death Unexpected By... See More  

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Civil War map shows Eastern Virginia...

Item #648895

April 21, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 21, 1862 

* Virginia Civil War map

* Siege of Yorktown

* Battle of Lee's Mill

The front page features a nice & very detailed map headed: "The Seat Of War In Eastern Virginia." plus there are one column heads including: "From McDowell's Department" "Brilliant Dash at Fredericksburg" "Our Troops Occupy the Suburbs&qu... See More  

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The rebels run away...

Item #648890

April 04, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 4, 1862  Among the column heads on the Civil War on pg. 5 are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "The Abolition of Slavery In The District" "A Villainous Rebel Respited" "The Siege of Island No. 10" "A Gallant Exploit" "Expedition Against the Rebel Forts" "The Rebels Run Away, as Usual".

Eight pages, nice con... See More  

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Jefferson Davis is indicted for treason...

Item #648806

May 12, 1866

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 12, 1866 

* Confederate president Jefferson Davis

* Official indictment for treason

Near the bottom of the ftpg. is: "Jefferson Davis Indicted" "He Will Probably Be Tried in June at Norfolk". The text begins; "Yesterday Jefferson Davis was indicted for treason by the Grand Jury..." with a bit more.

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The Civil War in Virginia...

Item #648768

August 26, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 26, 1862 

* First Battle of Rappahannock Station

Among the front page first column heads on the Civil War are: "The War In Virginia" "The Contest on the Rappahannock" "Advance of the Rebels in Immense Force" "Dashing Rebel Cavalry Raid in Our Rear" "Interesting Details of the Skirmishes" "Brilliant Cavalry Cha... See More  

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Dalton Gang & the Red Rock train robbery...

Item #648530

June 03, 1892

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 3, 1892 

* Red Rock, Oklahoma

* The Dalton Gang

* Train robbery

The front page has an item headed: "An Express Train Held Up" "Two Hundred Shots Exchanged Between The Robbers And The Express Messengers". The report includes: "Train robbers held up the s9outhbound Chicago & Galveston passenger train on the Santa Fe...Just as the train... See More  

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A trip through Colorado... From the Pennsylvania coal mines...

Item #648279

November 07, 1866

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 7, 1866  Page 3 has part 19 of a continuing travelogue of a trip through the West, this portion headed: "A Trip To Colorado" "A Trip to Boulder Valley", taking over a full column.

Also on pg. 3: "A Month Among the Mountains And Pennsylvania Coal Mines" which reports from the Scranton vicinity. This takes nearly 2 columns.

Eight pages, eve... See More  

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Map shows El Paso & the Rio Grande...

Item #648123

December 29, 1877

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 29, 1877  The ftpg. has a column wide map headed: "El Paso and The Rio Grande" with text, including: "...shows the scene of operations in El Paso County, Texas, and the course of the Rio Grande as far as Laredo...The  cattle raids...were made upon the stock ranches at least 150 miles below Laredo...".

Eight pages, slightly browned, good conditi... See More  

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General Butler imposes martial law in New Orleans...

Item #646130

May 14, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 14, 1862 

* Post capture of New Orleans

* Benjamin Butler imposes martial law

Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Gen. Butler's Proclamation" which was his proclamation to the people of New Orleans upon his taking the city, imposing martial law & detailing how the city would function. He mentions: "...The armies of the United... See More  

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Virginia Civil War map...

Item #646123

May 21, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 21, 1862  The front page features a large and very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN EASTERN VIRGINIA". Among the ftpg. column heads are: "From General McClellan's Army" "Only Ten Miles To Richmond" "The Rebel Pickets Driven In" "The Enemy's Army Within Two Miles" "The Gunboat Expedition Up J... See More  

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Jefferson Davis is captured...

Item #646011

May 15, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 15, 1865  The first column of the front page has some very nice heads in larger type than normal announcing the capture of the President of the Confederacy, Jeff Davis, including: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "THE CAPTURE OF JEFF. DAVIS" "He is Surprised at Irwinsville, Ga., on the 10th" "Jeff. Tries to Escape in Women's Clothes" "A... See More  

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Battle of Manassas Gap...

Item #645410

July 28, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 28, 1863 

* Battle of Manassas Gap

Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Late Southern News" "The Siege of Charleston" "Cannonade Kept Up on Both Sides" "Reports From Jackson, Miss" "Jeff. Davis Sets Another Day of Humiliation & Prayer" "The Engagement at Manassas Gap" "Reb... See More  

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Civil War refugee slaves...

Item #645409

August 06, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 6, 1863  Among the front page  column headlines on the Civil War are: "From the Army of the Potomac" "From Vicksburg & Vicinity" "Great Excitement at Columbus, Ohio" & more. Page 2 has: "The Freedmen--Abstract of a Preliminary Report of the American Freedmen's Inquiry Commission to the Sec. of War" which is concer... See More  

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Civil War refugee slaves...

Item #645408

August 06, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 6, 1863  Among the front page  column headlines on the Civil War are: "From the Army of the Potomac" "From Vicksburg & Vicinity" "Great Excitement at Columbus, Ohio" & more. Page 2 has: "The Freedmen--Abstract of a Preliminary Report of the American Freedmen's Inquiry Commission to the Sec. of War" which is concer... See More  

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Grant pursues Robert E. Lee...

Item #645027

May 26, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 26, 1864 

* Battle of North Anna

* Hanover County, Virginia

* Grant's Overland Campaign

Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Grant's Rapid Pursuit of Lee" "A Considerable Skirmish There" "Desperate Charges of the Enemy" "The Rebels Leave--Grant Crosses" "Grant Picks ... See More  

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Andersonville prison... Baseball at the "Presidential Mansion"...

Item #643468

August 30, 1865

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 30, 1865

* Andersonville prison

* Henry Wirz trial

* Early baseball

The front page has: "ANDERSONVILLE. The Wirz Trial Yesterday" and more. Page 5 has a rare report of a baseball game on the White House lawn, under: "The Field--Base Ball" which begins: "The base ball tournament was continued today in the rear of the Presidential Mansion...&qu... See More  

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Boxing's first world championship... The Pony Express....

Item #643377

May 07, 1860

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 7, 1860 

* John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers

* First World boxing championship match

Page 5 has a one column head: "Four Days Later From Europe" "The Prize Fight" "Letters From Heenan" "He Claims the Belt or Another Fight". This was the famous match with Sayers, considered as boxing's first world championship. "...Not h... See More  

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Battle of Blair Mountain beginning...

Item #639412

August 26, 1921

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, August 26, 1921

* Battle of Blair Mountain beginning

* Logan County, West Virginia

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "300 Deputies And Miners' Army Battle" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the Battle of Blair Mountain in the coal regions of West Virginia.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, light toning, ... See More  

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Early oil in Pennsylvania...

Item #638849

October 24, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 24, 1865 

* Pithole, Pennsylvania & more

The back page begins with: "THE PETROLEUM FIELDS" "Survey of the Venango Region" "Personnel of the Excursion" "At Corry" "Down to Oil Creek" "Pithole" and more, the reporting taking 1 1/3 columns. Also within: "THE FENIAN CONGRESS" "The
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Trial of the Andersonville prison warden...

Item #638816

October 03, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 3, 1865 

* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz

The front page has: "Andersonville" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday--Gen. Bragg Relieve from Duty as a Member of the Commission--Obstreperous Conduct of Counsel Baker". Inside has: "Alabama on the Negro".

Eight pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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Classic train robbery from the Old West...

Item #638578

September 13, 1893

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 13, 1893 

* Old west style train robbery

The front page has over two columns (and more inside) headed: "LAKE SHORE TRAIN HELD UP" "Atlantic Express Robbed" "Dynamite Used By The Outlaws, Who Get Nearly $20,000" "The Engineer Shot By the Bandits" and more subheads. A terrific and very detailed account of a "classic"... See More  

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Whaling disaster of 1871....

Item #638235

November 07, 1871

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 7, 1871

* Whaling disaster of 1871

* Bowhead whales hunting

* Arctic ice jam

The front page has a very brief article headed with small heading: "The Whaling Fleet Disaster" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

wikipedia notes: The Whaling Disaster of 1871 was an incident off the northern Alaskan coast in which a fleet of... See More  

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1874 Williamsport lumber industry fire....

Item #637639

April 13, 1874

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 13, 1874

* Williamsport PA Pennsylvania

* Susquehanna lumber industry boom

* Lycoming County fire disaster

Near the bottom of the front page is an article headed: "Mills And Lumber Burned At Williamsport" Text includes: "...It destroyed all the lumber, amounting to about 20,000,000 feet..." (see) This was during the Susquehanna Boom in Lycoming C... See More  

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On the Daniel Sickles verdict...

Item #636702

April 28, 1859

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 28, 1859 

* Daniel Edgar Sickles trial verdict

* Philip Barton Key murder

Page 6 has over 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Comments On The Trial of Daniel E. Sickles" concerning his the controversial trial for the murder of Philip Barton Key, and was historic for being the first use of the temporarily insanity plea. One of the comments begins: "Whate... See More  

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Dearing family massacre....

Item #636358

June 09, 1866

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 9, 1866

* The Dearing family murders

* "Murder by gaslight"

* Antoine Probst execution

The back page has a one column heading: "THE HANGING OF PROBST" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text takes up almost 2 full columns.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.... See More  

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Columbia, South Carolina, is captured...

Item #636244

February 21, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 21, 1865  

* Columbia SC South Carolina

* General William T. Sherman

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From South Carolina" "The Evacuation of Charleston" "Dahlgren Moving on the City" "The Occupation of Columbia" "Sherman's & Beauregard's Movements" "Late Rebel News" a... See More  

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Sherman triumphant in the South... Abraham Lincoln...

Item #636214

February 20, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 20, 1865 

* Columbia SC South Carolina captured

* General William T. Sherman

* President Abraham Lincoln

* Final months of the Civil War

The top of the first column on pg. 1 are heads: "Sherman's Triumphant March" "Capture of Columbia, the Capital of South Carolina" "Beauregard Declines a Fight" "The Rebels Destroy their... See More  

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The coming Presidential election...

Item #633749

October 18, 1856

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 18, 1856  Inside has: American Republican Demonstration" "Fillmore and Slavery Opposed" "Fremont and Liberty Supported" Presidential Perfidy" "Revelations of Franklin Pierce" and more on the coming election.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor loss to a lower corner, minimal wear.

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee...

Item #633583

November 15, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 15, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Rebels Reported in Force in the Rear of Our Army" "Col. Ford Preparing a Defense" "From the Army of the Potomac" "Retreat of The Rebels at The Front" "Their Rear Guard Driven by Pleasanton" "Indications of an Evacuation of Culpepper" "J... See More  

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Famous Tom Sayers & John Heenan boxing match...

Item #633579

April 30, 1860

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 30, 1860 

* John C. Heenan

* Tom Sayers

* Famous boxing match

Appearing at the top of the first column on pg. 6 are headlines reporting one of the most famous boxing matches of the nineteenth century involving John Heenan, the American champion, and Tom Sayers, the English champion.

In the third column under "The Great Fight" is a detailed and graphi... See More  

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Allowing former slaves to vote... The Great West...

Item #633183

October 20, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 20, 1865 The front page has column heads: "The List of Rebel Bondholders - More Denials - Progress of the Fenian Trial" & more. The ftpg. also has an interesting article beginning: "Another fact that reads American. A Miss Elizabeth Garrett has actually succeeded in obtaining admission, at least, to the outer circle of the medical profession...At present t... See More  

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Fenian Movement... Wirz Trial... Negro Troops...

Item #633138

September 29, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 29, 1865  The front page has: "The Fenians" "Meeting of the Magistrates of Cork County - Priest Denouncing Fenianism" which includes: "...We understand that this society, which has been so extensively developed all over the country, became the subject of remark last Sunday from the pulpits of the several Catholic chapels in this neighborhood. T... See More  

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Joseph Fawkes's steam plow...

Item #632915

July 29, 1859

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 29, 1859

* Joseph Fawkes & his steam plow

Page 3 has a lengthy article headed: "Successful Trial Of Fawkes's Steam Plow" Text takes up 2 1/3 columns.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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