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683378

The slave ship...

Item #683378

June 02, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1860 



* Likely the most sought after slave ship print

* Much text re: slave ships
- black americana interest




The prime print in this issue is the three-quarter page illustration captioned: "The Slave Deck on the Bark 'Wildfire' Brought Into Key West on April 30, 1860." This print shows a huge number of slaves crammed on the deck.... See More  

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$636.00
683360

Rare issue of this Confederate "Memphis" newspaper printed in Atlanta, Georgia...

Item #683360

January 16, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 16, 1864  See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper.

The front page includes: "General Morgan and his Movements"  "A Brave Missouri Boy" "Cheering the Trans-Mississippi People" "Brilliant Affair in Fanquier" "Capture of a Yankee Train & Yankees" "... See More  

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$168.00
683321

Mordecai Noah & his plans for a Jewish refuge in America...

Item #683321

January 29, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 29, 1820 



* Mordecai Manuel Noah

* Jewish homeland on the Niagara River




Inside has over 2 pages taken up with: "The Slave Question" as it relates to the on-going Missouri Compromise debate.

Another page has: "The Jews" which concerns the famed Mordecai Noah, considered the first American-born Jew to rise to national promi... See More  

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$57.00
683306

Work towards putting the Jay Treaty into effect...

Item #683306

May 23, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, May 23, 1796  The front page is filled with ads including 22 illustrated ship ads. All of page 2 is taken up with discussion on carrying into effect the Jay Treaty with England.

Three slave related ads appear on page 3. The back page is full of ads as well including three more slave ads.

Four pages, purple-tinted staining does not affect rea... See More  

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$44.00
683285

The nation prepares for war... Much on Lincoln from Springfield...

Item #683285

November 17, 1860

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Nov. 17, 1860  From a few months  before the outbreak of war at Fort Sumter, this issue has much content on the events leading to war.

Included are: "Fugitive Slave Case at Chicago" "South Carolina" "The Secession Movement - Hot Speeches & Bitter Resolves - War Preparations in South Carolina - Resignation of Senators - State Conventi... See More  

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683279

Inquiring on the illegal smuggling of slaves into the United States...

Item #683279

January 22, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 22, 1820  Inside has nearly two pages taken up- with: "The Slave Question" as it relates to the on-going discussion of the situation with Missouri joining the Union.

Also within: "Civilization of the Indians" which includes two letters signed in type by J. C. Calhoun as Secretary of War. Additionally, in the Supplement there are... See More  

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683278

Inquiring on the illegal smuggling of slaves into the United States...

Item #683278

January 22, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 22, 1820  Inside has nearly two pages taken up- with: "The Slave Question" as it relates to the on-going discussion of the situation with Missouri joining the Union.

Also within: "Civilization of the Indians" which includes two letters signed in type by J. C. Calhoun as Secretary of War. Additionally, in the Supplement there are... See More  

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683277

Inquiring on the illegal smuggling of slaves into the United States...

Item #683277

January 22, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 22, 1820  Inside has nearly two pages taken up- with: "The Slave Question" as it relates to the on-going discussion of the situation with Missouri joining the Union.

Also within: "Civilization of the Indians" which includes two letters signed in type by J. C. Calhoun as Secretary of War. Additionally, in the Supplement there are... See More  

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683275

Inquiring on the illegal smuggling of slaves into the United States...

Item #683275

January 22, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 22, 1820 



* African slave trade - slaves

* United States Navy inquiry

* John C. Calhoun




Inside has nearly two pages taken up- with: "The Slave Question" as it relates to the on-going discussion of the situation with Missouri joining the Union.

Also within: "Civilization of the Indians" which includes two letters signed i... See More  

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683173

Preparing for the outbreak of the Civil War...

Item #683173

March 30, 1861

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, March 30, 1861 



* Start of the Civil War close (Fort Sumter)

* Tensions at a boiling point in the South

* Southern slavery and the Confederacy

* History about to be made




From just days before the outbreak of the Civil War, this issue has a wealth of reports on the coming conflict.

Articles include: "The Census of 1860" which includes a chart for th... See More  

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$37.00
683141

Indians, the French Revolutionary, Henry Knox, and more...

Item #683141

February 07, 1793

DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 7, 1793 



* Runaway slave - Negro ad



On the front page: "On the Happiness Attainable in the Last Moments of Life". Page 3 has a letter: "...from Rochdebout, on the Ottawa River, or Miami of Lake Erie..." which begins: "I congratulate you on the agreement of the council of the confederated Tribes, to the l... See More  

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683014

Latest news from the Rebel capital...

Item #683014

November 21, 1862

RICHMOND WHIG AND PUBLIC ADVERTISER, Nov. 21, 1862 



* Rare from the capital of the Confederacy



The ftpg. has: "Interesting Historical Relations --The Last Effort To Save The Union" Also within: "The End Not Yet" "From Fredericksburg" "Atrocities of the Enemy" "Latest From the North" "Programme of Rosecrans--Successful Dash In
... See More  

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682973

Union troops advancing through the Carolinas...

Item #682973

February 24, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, Feb. 24, 1865  Formatted very much like its competitors, the Times, Tribune & Herald.  

Among the front page first column heads on the Civil War: "NORTH CAROLINA" "Our Forces Within Four Miles of Wilmington..." "Heavy Firing Going on & Our Troops Advancing" "Capture of Fort Anderson" "Union Forces Moving on Tarbor... See More  

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682960

First African-American admitted to practice before the Supreme Court...

Item #682960

February 02, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, Feb. 2, 1865  



* Abolitionist John Rock "black is beautiful

* First African American admitted to practice law

* Supreme Court of the United States




Formatted very much like its competitors, the Times, Tribune & Herald.  

Page 4 has a very notable report: "A Negro Admitted to Practice in the U.S. Supreme Court" which has a subhead: "Neg... See More  

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682930

Debating the Compromise of 1850... Heading for the gold fields...

Item #682930

June 06, 1850

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 6, 1850  The entire front page & some of page 2 are taken up with the: "Debate In The Senate" on what would be called the Compromise of 1850, championed by Henry Clay. This work would determine whether new territories won in the Mexican War would be free or slave.

Page 2 has reports from the Senate including the: "Fugitive Sla... See More  

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682921

Debate on the Compromise of 1850... Emigrants for the California gold fields...

Item #682921

August 03, 1850

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 1850 Fully half of the front page is taken up with: "Debate In The Senate - The Compromise Bill" This would be the "Compromise of 1850" championed by Henry Clay, which would determine whether new territories gained in the Mexican War would be slave or free. Ultimately the compromise would only delay civil war by ten years.

The ... See More  

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$67.00
682912

Mehmed VI... last Sultan of Ottoman Empire....

Item #682912

November 19, 1922

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, November 19, 1922



* Mehmed VI - last sultan of Ottoman Empire

* Abolition of the Ottoman Sultanate




The front page has a one column heading: "ABDUL MEDJID CHOSEN CALIPH" with subhead. (see)

Complete 1st section only with 14 pages, light toning and a little wear the margins, generally good.... See More  

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682815

California becomes a state... Key acts in the Compromise of 1850...

Item #682815

September 12, 1850

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 12, 1850 



* California joins the Union (statehood)

* From the nation's capital




Not only does page 3 contain the official Act of Congress creating California as a state, the report is in the newspaper which was the unofficial voice of the government in any matters political.

Page 3 has: "An Act for the Admission of the State of C... See More  

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682683

United Negro College Fund is founded....

Item #682683

May 01, 1944

NEW YORK TIMES, May 1, 1944 



* UNCF founded - starts

* United Negro College Fund




Page 17 has a brief, discrete but very notable article with one column headings: "Drive To Open Wednesday" "United Negro College Fund Seeks to Raise $1,500,000".

Complete in 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional hol... See More  

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682633

Parliament discusses the slave trade...

Item #682633

May 27, 1789

THE DIARY, OR WOODFALL'S REGISTER, London, May 27, 1789  Beginning on page 2 and carrying over to page 2 is a report headed: "Slave Trade" from the House of Commons, taking over half a page in total.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, full red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.

Item from Catalog 326 (released for January, 2023)...

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682557

On Ben Franklin's water spouts, with a print...

Item #682557
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1788 



* Benjamin Franklin on water spouts

* Post Revolutionary War era




Perhaps the most interesting article is: "Dr. Lindsay on Dr. Franklin's Doctrine of Water-spouts" which comments on Ben Franklin's work. This article takes 2 1/2 pages and one of the plates includes prints of various water spouts.

An article: "Edict... See More  

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682548

1900 Augusta, Georgia Negro lynching...

Item #682548

May 14, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 14, 1900



* Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia

*  William Willis (Negro) lynching - shooting




Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "Negro Shot To Death" (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.... See More  

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682530

Grant, Sherman and Sheridan working together...

Item #682530

February 21, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, Feb. 21, 1865 



* Final weeks of the American Civil War

* Capture of Columbia, South Carolina




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "SOUTH CAROLINA" "Grant, Sherman and Sheridan Moving Together" "Lee Reinforcing Beauregard" "Charleston Evacuated & Admiral Dahlgren on his Way to the City" "Details of... See More  

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682496

Lincoln's last public speech and last proclamation...

Item #682496

April 12, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 12, 1865   



* Civil War is over speech

* Abraham Lincoln's last public speech

* Presidential proclamation 128

* Just 2 days before his assassination




This issue was printed just 2 days prior to Lincoln's assassination, with the front page containing what is noted as Lincoln's last speech.

The front page heads include: "OUR VICTORIES" ... See More  

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682409

1900 Columbus, Georgia Negro lynching...

Item #682409

June 09, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 9, 1900



* Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia

* Simon Adams (Negro) lynching - hanging




The front page has a small one column heading: "A Negro Lynched" (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 8 pages, ... See More  

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682238

Nearing the end of the Civil War...

Item #682238

February 27, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 27, 1865 



* General William T. Sherman

* Gen. Joe Johnston

* Final months of the Civil War




Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "SOUTHERN NEWS" "The Military Situation" "Anticipated Movement by Gen. Grant" "General Johnston to Command the Army opposed to Sherman" "Disposal of the Slave-Soldier Question&q... See More  

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682231

Protection for Negro soldiers...

Item #682231

March 03, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 3, 1864 



* Negro soldiers



A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. The front page includes: "The Raids Around Richmond--Surprise Of the Enemy's Camp at Atlee--Retreat of the Yankees Across the Pamunkey--Incidents, etc." which takes two columns. Also: "From The Peninsula" "Allowance of Ra... See More  

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682206

Early from Florida...

Item #682206

November 04, 1848

THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, Nov. 4, 1848 



* Rare antebellum publication



Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, three years before the Civil War.

Over half of the ftpg. has various political Acts and documents signed in type by the President: James K. Polk. Va... See More  

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682107

Critical thoughts on Mordecai Noah's plans for a Jewish homeland...

Item #682107

January 21, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 21, 1826 



* Mordecai Manuel Noah

* Jewish homeland on the Niagara River




The most notable article is: "Re-assemblage of the Jews" which has a letter somewhat critical of the efforts of Mordecai Manuel Noah to create a homeland for the Jews on Grand Island in the Niagara River. This is followed by some responses by Mr. Noah.

Also wit... See More  

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681877

Chattanooga... Treatment of Negro soldiers...

Item #681877

September 25, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 25, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "General Grant's Department" "Change in the Military Policy of the Rebels" "The Contraband Negroes in Arkansas" "Their Treatment By Our Troops" "The Plantation Free Labor System" "The Butchery of the Beckham Family" "Three of the Negro P... See More  

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681840

1917 Dan Shay murder case...

Item #681840

May 10, 1917

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 10, 1917



* Manager Dan Shay - Milwaukee Brewers

* Arrested for murder of Negro Clarence Euell

* MLB Baseball - English Hotel - Indianapolis




Page 12 has a one column photo with heading: "Dan Shay Is Held On Murder Charge" with text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues ... See More  

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681741

Confederate newspaper...Sherman advancing towards Columbia...

Item #681741

October 31, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Oct. 31, 1864 



* Rare Confederate publication



A rather rare title and great that it includes the word “Southern”.

The front page is mostly taken up with ads & military notices but there are also: "The Capture & Destruction of the New York Steamer Roanoke" "The War in the Southwest - From Mobile&qu... See More  

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681731

Tiger Flowers 1st Negro middleweight champ...

Item #681731

February 27, 1926

THE DETROIT NEWS, Nebraska, February 27, 1926



* Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb

* 1st African-American middleweight champ

* Boxing - boxers




The sport's section (page 13) features a nice banner headline: "FLOWERS BEATS GREB AND IS FIRST NEGRO 160 POUND CHAMPION" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers becoming the 1st African-American middl... See More  

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681685

Jess Willard defeats Johnson for the heavyweight title...

Item #681685

April 06, 1915

THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, April 6, 1915 



* Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson 

* The "Great white hope" defeats 1st Black Boxing Champion

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report)
 



The first column of the front page has stacked heads reporting on the heavyweight boxing championship, with: "WILLARD WINS FISTIC HEAVYWEIGHT CROWN," "Kan... See More  

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681665

Tiger Flowers 1st Negro middleweight champ...

Item #681665

February 27, 1926

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., February 27, 1926



* Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb

* 1st African-American middleweight champ

* Boxing - boxers




Page 12 has a one column heading: "GREB LOST HIS TITLE TO THE COLORED BOY" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers becoming the 1st African-American middleweight boxing champion.

Complete with 12 pages, ... See More  

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681586

Louisiana slave owners...

Item #681586

February 18, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 18, 1863



* Slaveholders - Louisiana planters

* Slaves - Negroes

* Bolivar, Tennessee




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Army of the Potomac" "A Soldier Shot While Attempting to Desert" "News From Vicksburg" "The Mississippi" "News From Tennessee - Skirmish & Defeat of the Rebels Near Bolivar&q... See More  

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681584

Creating the Montana Territory... Missouri slave emancipation bill...

Item #681584

February 13, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 13, 1863  Among there front page column heads on the Civil War are: "News From Fortress Monroe" "The Rebel Privateers" and page 5 has: "The Missouri Slave Emancipation Bill Also Passed" "Organization of the Montana Territory" & page 8 includes: "All Able Bodied Negroes to be Drafted" "Disloyal Persons to be Sent ... See More  

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681522

Bounty land for military veterans... On Monroe's inauguration...

Item #681522

April 12, 1817

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., April 12, 1817  The front page has: "The Late Inauguration" with talk on some details of James Monroe's inauguration.

Page 3 has a reward ad for a runaway slave, and a report from the "War Department" concerning those entitled to bounty lands for serves in the military during the War of 1812.

Four pages, some period doodling a... See More  

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681507

Lincoln creates the first national Thanksgiving...

Item #681507

October 09, 1863

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Oct. 9, 1863 



* President Abraham - Abe Lincoln

* Thanksgiving Day proclamation (historic)

* Rare & famous anti-slavery title

* Slave auction illustration - Civil War era




A very famous anti-slavery newspaper published by the noted emancipator William Lloyd Garrison. The ornate engraving in the masthead features three scenes: a slave auction, an image of Jes... See More  

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681456

1915 Bandit War... Texas raids by Mexicans...

Item #681456

April 02, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 2, 1915



* Jess Williard  - "The Great White Hope"

* Negro champion Jack Johnson 

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (pre-fight)




The top of page 8 has a two column heading: "JOHNSON DETERMINED TO FIGHT SAM M'VEY SATURDAY IN HAVANA" (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Ve... See More  

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681248

Nearing the end of the Civil War...

Item #681248

February 27, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 27, 1865  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "SOUTHERN NEWS" "The Military Situation" "Anticipated Movement by Gen. Grant" "General Johnston to Command the Army opposed to Sherman" "Disposal of the Slave-Soldier Question" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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681247

Nearing the end of the Civil War...

Item #681247

February 27, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 27, 1865  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "SOUTHERN NEWS" "The Military Situation" "Anticipated Movement by Gen. Grant" "General Johnston to Command the Army opposed to Sherman" "Disposal of the Slave-Soldier Question" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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681177

'Untidy Revolution' In Selma, Alabama...

Item #681177

March 18, 1965

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, March 18, 1965



* Selma to Montgomery marches - Alabama

* Martin Luther King Jr. - "Bloody Sunday"




Page 3 has, "Untidy Revolution' In Selma, Alabama" which tells of Bloody Sunday. Beneath the article is: "A HEARTFELT 'THANK YOU' from MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr., the Negroes of Selma, Alabama, and the SCLC staff" which include... See More  

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$98.00
680991

Susan B. Anthony petitions for woman's rights... 'Inside View of Slavery...'

Item #680991

October 23, 1855

NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Oct. 23, 1855 



* Susan B. Anthony

* African slave trade




The bottom of the front page has an article: "Woman's Rights" concerning the appeal--led by Susan B. Anthony--to the law-makers of New York to  work for the: "...restoration of woman's legal and political rights..." and notes that: "...Forms of petition, also woma... See More  

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680902

Early report of the gold diggings in California... Slave ship captured...

Item #680902

December 16, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 16, 1848  The ftpg. has a brief report headed: "Value Of Land in California" due to the discovery of gold.

Page 3 has over half a column of detailed reporting headed: "Later From the Gold Region" which is an early report, as most gold diggings were in 1849.

Also on page 3 is a report: "The Mormons in California have lai... See More  

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680889

"Memphis" newspaper printed in Atlanta, Georgia... Jefferson Davis' stirring address to his soldiers...

Item #680889

February 14, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Feb. 14, 1864 



* Very rare Confederate title

* Publisher on the run




See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper.

Among the front page items are: "President Davis' Address to the Army" which is rather lengthy & signed in type: Jefferson Davis. This is a very nice, rousing address to his sold... See More  

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$226.00
680321

Sam Houston's 'call to arms' against Mexico...

Item #680321

April 02, 1842

NILES'S NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, April 2, 1842 



* Samuel Houston call to arms - Texas citizens

* Post Texas Revolution - Pre Mexican-American War




Inside has: "President Houston's Proclamation to the Citizens of Texas" which begins: "My Countrymen: Rumours have been brought from the southwestern frontier of invasion...The facts are sufficient to justify immed... See More  

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680272

Barack Obama becomes America's first African-American president...

Item #680272

November 05, 2008

(2) NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 5, 2008 and Jan. 21, 2009  A great pair of issues reporting both the election and inauguration of the first African-American president to occupy the White House.

The banner headline of the 5th is a simple: "OBAMA" beneath which is: "Racial Barrier Falls In Decisive Victory". The banner headline of the 21st announces: "OBAMA TAKES OATH, A... See More  

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$69.00
680182

A racist newspaper on the Lincoln funeral, and more...

Item #680182

April 29, 1865

NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, April 29, 1865  A decidedly racist newspaper which began well before the Civil War & lasted a few years after. As such their reporting on war events provide a contrasting perspective beyond most other Northern newspapers.

The front page has a wealth of pro-South reports with heads such as: "Free & Slave Labor Mutually Aid Each Other" &quo... See More  

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$98.00
680106

1899 Darien, Georgia Negro insurrection...

Item #680106

August 26, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 26, 1899



* Darien, McIntosh County, Georgia

* Negro insurrection - race riot - war


 


The top of the front page has a two column headline: "BLACKS IN REVOLT A FIGHT EXPECTED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from ... See More  

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$40.00
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