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674035

Progressing towards Prohibition...

Item #674035

July 03, 1919

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, July 3, 1919 



* Headed towards prohibition

* Liquor - beer to be abolished




The top of the first column reports on the progress towards Prohibition: "PLAN TO STOP SALE OF STRONG BEER" "Congress And Department Of Justice After 2 3/4 Per Cent Article" with the details taking over half a column. Nationwide Prohibition would formal... See More  

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674028

The Henry Wirz prison warden trial...

Item #674028

September 03, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 3, 1865



* Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter

* Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia




The ftpg. has reports concerning the trial of Henry Wirz, the warden of the infamous Andersonville, Georgia, prison camp from during the Civil War.

First column heads include: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "Details of the Proceedings on Saturday" "Testimony of a Prisoner... See More  

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674026

"Adventures Among the Indians"...

Item #674026

February 09, 1850

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Feb. 9, 1850  The front page features a print of: "The Lost Sister of Wyoming - From Frost's 'Thrilling Adventures Among the Indians' " with a related article.

Four pages, very large size, 3 folds, various creases, various tears at the margins & folds. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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674025

Print of hunting kangaroos...

Item #674025

July 30, 1853

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, July 30, 1853  The front page features a print of: "Hunting The Kangaroo In Australia" with a related article.

Four pages, very large size, 3 folds, small hole in the masthead, mild wear. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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674021

British inciting the Indians to war against the Americans...

Item #674021

March 15, 1808

THE ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, March 15, 1808  Page 2 contains an: "Extract of a Letter dated Fort Wayne" which concerns the British inciting the Indians to war against the Americans: "...British nation...have been stirring up the Indians...with seditious, insidious speeches...sent messages & belts to the Indians...telling them they must soon wade up to the ancles in blo... See More  

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674017

Huge print on the impeachment of Andrew Johnson...

Item #674017

March 23, 1868

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRITRE ZEITUNG, New York, 1868  This is a huge, four page foldout centerfold with an expansive view of te impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson. This was in the German language edition of Leslie's Illustrated, meant for the German speaking residents of the U.S.

It measures 22 3/4 by 33 inches and is in very nice condition.

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673988

Death of President Polk, in a Washington newspaper...

Item #673988

June 23, 1849

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 23, 1849 



* James K. Polk death

* Best title to be had ?




All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered for the report which appears on pg. 3 headed: "Death of Ex-President Polk...". Page 3 also has a letter "From California" concerning the Gold Rush & the success--or lack of it--among many there.

Always nice to have a Pre... See More  

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673987

Mauch Chunk, Pennsylvania (Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania)...

Item #673987

July 19, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 19, 1849  The first page carries a report "Fire at Mauch Chunk, (PA.)" (now known as Jim Thorpe. "We have received information of the occurrence of an awful conflagration in our sister town of Mauch Chunck on Sunday. All the business portion of that flourishing borough is in ruins. The loss is estimate at $150,000...".

Comple... See More  

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673986

Statehood of Wyoming...

Item #673986

July 10, 1890

THE WORLD, New York City, July 10, 1890  Page three heading "Congress Day By Day" reports "Fixing the Wyoming Bill." "The presiding officer of the Senate (Mr. Ingalls) having signed the bill to admit Wyoming it went to the President to-day. He thereupon referred it to the Attorney-General to ascertain if there were any legal objections to its approval."

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673984

Bob Feller pitches his third no-hitter....

Item #673984

July 02, 1951

CENTRE DAILY TIMES, State College & Bellefonte, Pa., July 2, 1951  Near the top of the sports page is: "Feller In 3rd No-Hitter" and: "Pitchers Excel in Top Tests". The report begins: "Bob Feller, king of active Major League pitchers, sits on a pedestal today as the only modern day hurler with three no-hit games to his credit..." with more.

Complete in 10 pa... See More  

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673979

Gold Rush of 1849, in an 1848 newspaper...

Item #673979

December 05, 1848

DAILY EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, Dec. 5, 1848 



* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners




California Gold Rush reports from 1848 are rather rare but we've found some through the years, such as this one.

A bottom corner of the front page has: "Gold Mines of California" noting: "These mines are represented as very productive & of immense value...making rapi... See More  

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673976

Tired of pirating... news from Charlestown...

Item #673976

November 22, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, November 22, 1766  The front page has an article with the dateline "Newport, Rhode Island, October 6" which is from "a letter from Castle Brew, at Annamaboa, on the Coast of Africa...". It talks about the pirate infested areas along the coastline, but in particular the one ship "commanded by one Hide". "...These fellows neither murder, ... See More  

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673928

From the Panama Canal Zone...

Item #673928

March 18, 1931

THE PANAMA CANAL RECORD, Balboa Heights, Canal Zone, March 18, 1931  A little magazine noted as the: "Official Publication of the Panama Canal" with a wealth of data concerning the canal and its use including a lengthy chart of: "Movements of Ocean Vessels".

Complete in 20 pages, 6 by 9 inches, library stamp at the very top, very nice condition.

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673927

For those who objected to the war...

Item #673927

October 01, 1944

THE CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR, New York, October, 1944 



* Rare anti-World War II title



As the title suggests, this newspaper from the midst of World War II espoused non-participation by being a conscientious objector to war.

The content throughout supports this theme. Among the items: "CO Fled Draft In Bad Lands - He Then Decides That His Tactic Is Wrong, and Gives Self Up" &quo... See More  

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673925

Woodhull & Claflin... The Ku Klux Klan...

Item #673925

November 05, 1872

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 5, 1872   The front page has: "The Ku Klux" "Greeley's Friends at Work in Kentucky--They Hang a Man, His Wife, and Daughter to the Same Tree".

Page 2 has: "Woodhull & Claflin" "An Indictment Found Against Them--A Writ of Habeas Corpus for Col. Blood--Arrest of Stephen Pearl Andrews".

Sisters Victoria Woodhull & Te... See More  

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673923

Horse racing magazine from Lexington, Kentucky...

Item #673923
THE THOROUGHBRED RECORD, Lexington, Kentucky, March 15, 1913 



* "Horse Capital of the World"



As the title would suggest this magazine is focused on  horse racing, and the masthead notes: "A Weekly Thoroughbred Journal Published by the Thoroughbred Record Company".

The ftpg. has a photo of the horse: "Machintla, Bay Filly, 1909" with a great wealth of ... See More  

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673919

Very early Boy Scout magazine...

Item #673919

March 15, 1924

THE SCOUT, London, March 15, 1924  An early issue of the Boy Scout magazine, and noted in the masthead: "Founded by Sir Robert Baden-Powell" who is credited with founding the Boy Scouts.

This was very much the "Boy's Life" of its day, with various articles & stories of interest to boys and scouts. Various illustrations as well. Complete in 24 pages, color front &a... See More  

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673915

Magazine in the Welsh language...

Item #673915

January 01, 1834

SEREN GOMER, Carmarthen, Wales, Hydref, 1834  A quite uncommon magazine from Wales, totally in the Welsh language. Although commonly spoken in the 19th century, its use had diminished in the 20th century. Efforts are being made to bring it back today.

No date on the front page however a copy of the volume's title page is included to verify the year 1834.

Complete in 32 pages, 5 1/4
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673912

Two prints of early fine engines... Missions near San Antonio...

Item #673912

February 18, 1854

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Feb. 18, 1854  This was one of the few illustrated newspapers of that time as the famed Harper's Weekly didn't start until 1857.

Perhaps the best prints of of early fine engines: "Hope Hose Carriage, of Philadelphia, at the Crystal Palace" and: "Representation of Fire Engine No. 38, of New York City".

Other prints include: "I... See More  

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673911

Great buffalo hunting print...

Item #673911

October 07, 1854

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Oct. 7, 1854  A predecessor to Harper's Weekly and in a format very similar to what Harper's would have.

Very ornate masthead, the front page has a very dramatic print: "Bison Hunting" which includes Indians and a related article. Inside has several prints of: "Scenes in the Holy Land", and also: "Rocky Glen at Sing Sing, New ... See More  

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673896

Hopes of resurrecting trade with the American colonies...

Item #673896

February 22, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 22, 1783 



* Post American Revolutionary War

* Trade with the enemy to resume ?




Several items concerning the reestablishment of trade between America and England including: "We hope & trust that the stipulations of the treaty are such as will revive our injured trade & restore our commercial intercourse with our American Brethren...declar... See More  

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673668

Independence of America will destroy the marine power of England... A plan for capturing General Greene...

Item #673668

July 18, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 18, 1782



* Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century

* From The Enemy




Page 4 has a letter noting: "...urging the Councils of the State to give up to French & Congressional ambition the independence of American, and with it our best resources of commerce, wealth, and naval strength...For the wise maxims...of that Court...are 'that the independenc... See More  

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673652

Controversial case of Col. Isaac Haynes... British support of loyal subjects...

Item #673652

February 07, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 7, 1782 



* re. Isaac Haynes execution

* American Revolutionary War




All of the front page, page 2, and a portion of page 3 are taken up with: "Further Particulars of the Debate in the House of Lords...on the Duke of Richmond's Motion Respecting the Execution of Col. Haynes in America." This was a very controversial event in the Revolutio... See More  

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673366

A family fends off two attacks by Indians...

Item #673366
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1792  Near the back is three-quarters of a page of news headed: "America" mostly taken up with a very detailed and exciting account of a family attacked by Indians, noting how the mother and children were able to fend off the invaders not once but twice. A few other bits as well.

Included are all 3 plates called for, one of which shows bot... See More  

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673364

The French Revolution...

Item #673364
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1790  Among the articles are: "The Importance, and the Neglect, of Veterinary Medicine"; a list of: "Eminent Physicians who have Been Regimental Surgeons". Near the back is much on an: "Accurate Statement of the Late Revolution in France" taking several pages.

Included are 2 of the 3 plates called for which include a larg... See More  

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673178

Census report from New Jersey...

Item #673178
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1749  Nearly a full page is taken up with charts showing the population of New Jersey in 1738 and 1745. Included among the columns are those labeled: "Male Slaves" "Female Slaves" and "Total of Slaves".

Also a chart of those: "Buried in the several Burying Grounds of Philadelphia", columns headed by r
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673060

Appalachicola, Florida... Slave or free?

Item #673060

September 14, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept.  14, 1816  Starting on the front page and continuing within is a great article describing  a banquet held in Paris to celebrate American Independence, which illustrates the great relationship held between both nations.

Another article within describes the mass migration of Negroes from in and around New Orleans to Appalachicola, Florida.... See More  

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672486

Reporting John F. Kennedy's assassination...

Item #672486

November 23, 1963

GREENSBORO DAILY NEWS, North Carolina, Nov. 23, 1963  The banner headline announces: "KENNEDY IS ASSASSINATED; PRO-RED HELD AS KILLER" with two related photos.

Complete in 2 sections and 22 pages, minor central fold wear, nice condition.

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672387

Hebrew customs...

Item #672387
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1739  One of the articles is headed: "Continuation  of the Dissertation begun in our Last Whether the Hebrews Borrow'd any Customs from the Heathens" which takes over 1 1/2 pages.

Another article has the: "Manifesto of the Catholick Majesty..."concerning a payment to the South Sea Tea Company.

Near the back is the... See More  

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672277

Report from the Churchill River in Canada...

Item #672277
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, March, 1743   One of the articles is titled: "Of the Effects of Cold at Pr. of Wales' in Churchill River in Hudson's Bay..." which is present-day Canada. This article takes over a full page.

Among the other articles in this issue are: "No Writers for the Ministry" and "Reasons for a Steady Opposition". N
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672194

Early Robert E. Lee...

Item #672194

July 11, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 11, 1829



* Cadet Robert E. Lee

* West Point military academy




It's always fascinating to find mention of notable people long before they would become a household name.

Near the back is is a great example. Under a list headed: "Military Academy" area the: "...names of the five most distinguished cadets in each class..." and ... See More  

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672095

The Indians declare war...

Item #672095

August 21, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 21, 1813  Inside has: "Indian Declaration of War" which is a: "...literal translation of the Declaration of War by the Six Nations Against the British in Canada". Also: Creek Indians" which takes a full page, then: "Events of the War" which takes about 6 pages & includes a letter from the Lower Sandusky, one from &quo... See More  

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671833

Was U.S. Grant killed?

Item #671833

July 23, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 23, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are:  "The Great Contest: General Sherman's Operations" "Life In Kentucky--Guerrillas & Other Vermin..." "A Private Soldier's Letter" "The Late Raid--The Fight at Harper's Ferry" "Rebel News--Joe Johnston Superseded by Gen. Hood--Alleged Deat
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671779

Newly formed America flexing its trade muscles with England...

Item #671779

March 23, 1784

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, March 23, 1784  Page 3 has a report headed: "America - From the New York Royal Gazette" which was loyal to the British during the Revolutionary War. It notes in part: "...Assembly of New Jersey...Resolved unanimously, that the United States in Congress assembled, ought to be vested with the exclusive power of regulating trade & commerce t... See More  

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671565

Horrid murders by Indians... War of 1812...

Item #671565

June 13, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 13, 1812  Several pages are taken up with correspondence & documents between the United States and England relating to the upcoming War of 1812. Several documents are signed in type by the Secretary of State, James Monroe.

The bkpg. has most of a column headed: "Indian Murders" which details: "...the late inhuman murders committed on th... See More  

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671426

An imprisoned Santa Ana wants to negotiate with Andrew Jackson...

Item #671426

January 21, 1837

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 21, 1837  The back page features a lengthy letter signed by: Antonio Lopez De Santa Ana to President Andrew Jackson, in which he mentions his current imprisonment and a desire to negotiate a peace between Mexico & the United States. This is followed by the response of the President, signed in type: Andrew Jackson.

Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inc... See More  

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671238

New York City Fire Department...

Item #671238

September 14, 1867

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 14, 1867  Inside has a 1/3 page illustration of: "The Metropolitan Steam Fire Engine, No. 1., Employed by the New York Fire Department" with an accompanying article "Steam Fire Engines".

Also within are: "Howard's Patent Horse Rake" "Franklin's Suspended Lever Scale" and additional illustrations
... See More  

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671197

Very early bicycle prints...

Item #671197

June 12, 1869

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York June 12, 1869  The front page has a very nice & curious print captioned: "Sturdy and Young's Circular Velocipede" with a related front page article titled: "Improved Combination Pleasure Velocipede". An inside page also has a print of: "Price's Improved Bicycle" with a related article as well.

Sixteen pages, nice conditi... See More  

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671028

Displayable color cover... "The Call Of The Wild"...

Item #671028

July 30, 1914

LESLIES ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY, July 30, 1914  This issue features a color illustration captioned: "The Call Of The Wild" on the front page, showing a woman in a nautical-style outfit raising an oar, with her other hand at her mouth, and a male companion in the background carrying a canoe on his back. Very displayable.

Complete in 24 pages, great condition.

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670026

Civil War related print on the front page...

Item #670026

August 02, 1862

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Aug. 2, 1862  A desired yet rather scarce title from during the Civil War, as the front page occasionally featured a Harper's Weekly-like Civil War print.

This issue features on the ftpg: "Gen. Anger's Brigade Passing Through Manassas Gap, En Route to Reinforce Gen. Banks." with some detail. Some war reports inside. The bkpg. has a c... See More  

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670025

Civil War related print on the front page...

Item #670025

August 16, 1862

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Aug. 16, 1862  A desired yet rather scarce title from during the Civil War, as the front page occasionally featured a Harper's Weekly-like Civil War print.

This issue features on the ftpg: "Thirteen Inch Shell Mortar, as Used by the U.S. Government..." with some detail. Various war reporting inside including: "The President's Sp... See More  

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669918

Progress on the transcontinental railroad... Issues with the Sioux Indians...

Item #669918

April 26, 1867

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, April 26, 1867   Page 3 has: "Pacific Railroad--Indian Council" which reports on the progress of this historic transcontinental railroad project. Also that: "...from Gen. Sully, dated Fort Sedgwick...states he has ha a satisfactory council with the Ogallalla and Brute bands of the Sioux Indians..." with another report with details... See More  

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669906

The historic Fredericton Cathedral, New Brunswick...

Item #669906

April 28, 1849

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 28, 1849  Amongst the many interesting prints within perhaps the most notable is the print of: "Fredericton Cathedral, New Brunswick" which has a related article: "The Cathedral, Fredericton, New Brunswick, North America".

Not only does this cathedral still stand, it is a National Historic Site of Canada. According to the Histor... See More  

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669905

A settler's hut in Australia...

Item #669905

March 17, 1849

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 17, 1849  Amongst the many interesting prints perhaps the best are the two commanding the back page, showing: "Settler's Hut, In Australia" and: "Interior of Settler's Hut In Australia". The balance of the page is taken up with a nice article on it headed: "Australian Hut".

Sixteen pages, archival mend on page ... See More  

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669881

Houdon's Statue of Washington... Barnum's paper...

Item #669881

February 26, 1853

ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Feb. 26, 1853  P.T. Barnum was the co-owner of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly" these latter two ultimately becoming immensely more successful. This effort by Barnum and the Beach brothers would last for only 48 issues.

The ftpg. has a print of: "Houdon's Statue o... See More  

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669801

Early article on croquet...

Item #669801

May 20, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 20, 1865  Inside has the earliest article on the game of croquet we have offered, headed: "The Game of Croquet" with much detail, taking over half a column.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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669799

The end of the Civil War will transform the country...

Item #669799

June 24, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 24, 1865  Inside has an interesting editorial headed: "The War Ended" which includes in part: "Few people realize the inestimable blessings they possess in the close off the war. They miss the accustomed accounts of engagements & the sight of soldiers in the streets is becoming rare...The foundries have done their work; shot and shell are... See More  

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669504

Wilson wins the presidential election...

Item #669504

November 10, 1916

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Nov. 10, 1916 



* Woodrow Wilson election

* Charles Evans Hughes




The banner headline proclaims: "WILSON RE-ELECTED PRESIDENT ON FACE OF RETURNS" with various subheads including: "Result Hinges On Final Count In Four States".

This same newspaper, two days prior, proclaimed Hughes winning the election.

Complete in 16 pages, partially loose at... See More  

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669496

World War II may be over: from the city where it began for the United States...

Item #669496

August 14, 1945

THE HONOLULU ADVERTISER, Hawaii, Aug. 14, 1945



* Japanese surrender - World War II

* From the origin of the war (U.S.)




Full front page banner headline above the masthead is an early announcement of the war in the Pacific coming to an end: "JAPS ACCEPT TERMS, TOKYO RADIO SAYS" with a subhead: "Not Official; Washington Awaits Word" with many other front page related artic... See More  

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669339

First of this Indian Territory newspaper we have offered...

Item #669339

October 05, 1889

OUR BROTHER IN RED, Muskogee, Indian Territory, Oct. 5, 1889 



* Very rare publication



This would become the state of Oklahoma in 1907. A quite uncommon title meant for the Indians in the territory. The motto in the masthead notes: "Christian Education the Hope of the Indian."

This title is not noted in Gregory's "Union List of Newspapers", nor are any held by th... See More  

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$138.00
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