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671649

School Bible reading ruled unconstitutional...

Item #671649

June 17, 1963

TUCSON DAILY CITIZEN, Arizona, June 17, 1963



* School prayer & Bible reading

* Banned by the Supreme Court 

* Early, same day first report




The top of the front page announces a significant Supreme Court ruling which would change the way daily activities in public schools across the country would be conducted.

The seven column headline announces: "REQUIRED BIBLE READING IN SC... See More  

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$67.00
671583

Much on the Johnson impeachment trial...

Item #671583

April 03, 1868

NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1868 



* President Andrew Johnson

* Reconstruction era impeachment trial




The entire front page is taken up with proceedings on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson.

The first column heads include: "IMPEACHMENT" "Further Examination of Witnesses for the Prosecution" "The President's Attempt to Obtain Control of the Treas... See More  

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$39.00
671498

The horrors of the Andersonville Prison Camp...

Item #671498

October 09, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 9, 1865 



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The front page has nice heads concerning the horrendous Andersonville prison camp from the Civil War: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial on Saturday" "Gen. Lee and Other Leading Rebels Not Allowed to Testify" "They are Co-conspirators with the Accused" "Expensive Witnesse... See More  

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$38.00
671469

Nevada divorce becomes legal for all...

Item #671469

December 22, 1942

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 22, 1942 



* Nevada divorce becomes legal (1st report)

* Williams v. North Carolina decision

* United States Supreme Court




The front page has a one column heading: "NEVADA DIVORCES VALID OVER NATION" with subheads. First report coverage on the decision of Williams v. North Carolina divorce case that made it legal to divorce in the state of Nevada from any... See More  

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$40.00
671373

Louis D. Brandeis, first Jewish Supreme Court Justice...

Item #671373

June 02, 1916

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 2, 1916 



* Louis D. Brandeis takes office

* 1st Jewish Supreme Court justice




The middle of the front page has a one column head: "Brandeis Wins; Vote 47 to 22" "Senate, Divided On Party Lines, Confirms Appointment as Justice." A significant event noting the first Jewish Supreme Court justice, Louis Brandeis, being confirmed by the Senate. The ... See More  

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$157.00
671369

Arkansas Governor Faubus defies SCOTUS - closes Little Rock schools for the year...

Item #671369

September 13, 1958

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Sept. 13, 1958 



* Little Rock, Arkansas - "The Lost Year" 

* Supreme Court decision - 
Cooper v. Aaron

* Governor Orval Faubus defies - closes all Little Rock Schools for a year

* Central High School




The top of the front page has a banner headline: "FAUBUS DEFIES COURT, CLOSES HIGH SCHOOLS" with subheads, which tells of the beginni... See More  

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$72.00
671215

Six issues with Andersonville Prison trial reports...

Item #671215

August 31, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of six issues, each with front page column heads on the Andersonville Prisoner trial, where barbarities of the cruelest nature were put upon Yankee prisoners of war. Dates are August 31, Sept. 8, 20; Oct. 4, 6 & 7, 1865.

Each complete in 8 pages, some minor foxing, generally good condition.

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$59.00
671181

Clarence Thomas nominated to U.S. Supreme Court....

Item #671181

July 02, 1991

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 2, 1991



* Clarence Thomas nominated

* U.S. United States Supreme Court

* President George H. W. Bush nomination




The top of the front page has a headline announcing: "A Conservative Black Picked for High Court" with subheads and photo of Thomas with the president. More reporting inside. Nice to have from one of the most Liberal cities in America.

Complete ... See More  

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671133

Supreme Court rules in 3 discrimination cases...

Item #671133

June 06, 1950

NEW YORK TIMES, June 6, 1950 



* Colleges not permitted to discriminate based on race

* McLaurin vs. Oklahoma State Regents

* United States Supreme Court decision




The front page has a 3 column head: "SUPREME COURT RULINGS BAR SEGREGATION IN 2 COLLEGES, ALSO VOID BIAS IN RAIL DINERS" with subheads: "Bench Unanimous" "But It Stops Short of Saying if Separation of... See More  

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671049

Flag salute no longer mandatory...

Item #671049

June 15, 1943

NEW YORK TIMES, June 15, 1943 



* West Virginia Board of Education v. Barnette

* United States Supreme Court decision

* Pledge of Allegiance - flag salute unconstitutional

* Johovah's Witnesses & public schools




The front page has a one column heading: "SUPREME COURT ENDS COMPULSION OF FLAG SALUTE" with subheads.

This historic ruling stated that reciting the Pledge o... See More  

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$55.00
670603

The historic Standard Oil anti-trust case...

Item #670603

May 16, 1911

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, May 16, 1911  The last column on the front page is taken up with a report concerning the very historic Standard Oil versus the United States anti-trust case, in which the United States Supreme Court found Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey guilty of monopolizing the petroleum industry through a series of abusive and anti-competitive actions.

This was a... See More  

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670439

SS Great Eastern maiden voyage...

Item #670439

September 22, 1859

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, September 22, 1859



* SS Great Eastern

* Maiden voyage




The front page has an article headed: "Trial Trip Of the Great Eastern" "Perfect Success of the Experiment" "She is Pronounced to be the Fastest Vessel in the World" and more. A printing flaw slightly affects the first heading here. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, ni... 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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670265

Len Koenecke killed on airplane...

Item #670265

September 17, 1935

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, September 17, 1935



* Len Koenecke killed on airplane

* MLB Brooklyn Dodgers baseball




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "PLANE PILOT KILLS UNRULY TRAVELER AND AVOIDS CRASH" with subheads and two related photos. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some s... See More  

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670250

Latest on the Scopes "monkey trial": science versus creation...

Item #670250

July 13, 1925

THE WASHINGTON OBSERVER, Pennsylvania, July 13, 1925 



* Scopes Monkey Trial beginning 

* Dayton, Tennessee 

* William Jennings Bryan 

* Clarence Darrow




The front page has much content on the historic "monkey trial" at Dayton, Tennessee, with a front page photo of the: "First Picture of the Scopes Jury" and headlines: "Fight Over Expert Witness... See More  

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670149

News from NewYork City...

Item #670149

November 03, 1766

THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Nov. 3, 1766  Page 2 is mostly taken up with news reports headed: "America" with datelines from Martinique and New York, the latter having details concerning a trial.

Four pages, handsome masthead, red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.

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$28.00
669983

Nice account of a battle with pirates on the coast of Virginia...

Item #669983
THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, June, 1700 



* From the turn of the 18th century

* Great pirates account reporting




Certainly the most notable content is the report of a pirate capturing a ship off the coast of Virginia, but the King's ship Shoreham came to the rescue--commanded by he Governor, Nicholson-- and after a 10... See More  

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$545.00
669410

School Bible reading unconstitutional...

Item #669410

June 18, 1963

THE PLAIN DEALER, Cleveland, Ohio, June 18, 1963



* Bible reading in school is banned by the Supreme Court



Although we have had several newspapers reporting this event, this is the very first issue we have seen with a banner (edge to edge) headline announcing: "SCHOOL BIBLE-READING BARRED".

Included is a subhead: "Court Voids Compulsory Prayer Also". The front page also ... See More  

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$210.00
669164

Charlotte Corday on Marat's murder...

Item #669164

October 02, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 2, 1793



* Chalotte Corday

* Jean-Paul Marat




On page 2 under: "France" is the report pertaining to the trial of Charlotte Corde who murdered Marat, a principal revolutionary leader during the French Revolution.

It begins: "The exterminatrix of Marat, continued to display the same uncommon spirit of heroic firmness and resolution to the last mo... See More  

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669127

Signed in type by George Washington...

Item #669127

May 25, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 25, 1793 



* President George Washington



On page 2 under "Pennsylvania" is an address presented to the President "...at his house..." by a committee of "Commercial and Trading Interests" in Philadelphia supporting his Proclamation of neutrality, followed by his gracious reply, signed in type on pg. 3: Go. Washington.

Over hal... See More  

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668942

Two letters from John Jay...

Item #668942

August 23, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 23, 1798  Page 3 has a letter from the New  York governor concerning: "...the introduction of a foreign influence in our national councils..." signed in type: John Jay. And yet another letter signed in type: John Jay.

Before being governor of New York Jay was the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

Four pages, hands... See More  

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668941

A letter from John Jay...

Item #668941

August 22, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 22, 1798  Page 3 has the New York General Assembly's response to Governor John Jay's recent address, followed by his response signed: John Jay. John Jay was previously the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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668810

Andersonville Prison Trial... Captain Wirz...

Item #668810

October 16, 1865

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 16, 1865



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The top of the front page has one column headings: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial On Saturday" "Evidence Closed On Both Sides" and more. (see) Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns.

Complete with 8 pages, uncut and unbound (uncommon), nice condition.... See More  

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668751

1930 U.S. prohibition... 18th Amendment...

Item #668751

May 27, 1930

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., May 27, 1930



* 18th Amendment - U.S. prohibition void to buyer ?

* Beer - liquor legal to purchaser




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "BUYER OF LIQUOR NOT GUILTY, SAYS SUPREME COURT" with subheads. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally... See More  

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668743

Andersonville Prison Trial... Captain Wirz...

Item #668743

August 26, 1865

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, August 26, 1865



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The top of the front page has one column headings: "Andersonville" "The Trial of Wirz" "Dr. Bates Testimony Resumed" "Evidence of a Loyal Physician" "Sickening Details of Rebel Barbarities" "A Prisoner Killed by a Bloodhound" "Wirz Knocks a Man D... See More  

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668742

The Andersonville Prison trial...

Item #668742

September 12, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 12, 1865 



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The back page has nearly two columns of reporting headed: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "More Witnesses for the Defense Demanded" "Passage at Arms Between Counsel" "Evidence of Major-Gen. Wilson". (See)

Eight pages, uncut and never bound (uncommon)... See More  

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668741

On the Andersonville Prison trial... Reconstruction era...

Item #668741

September 28, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 28, 1865 



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The top of the front page has: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "How The Prisoner Fares" "A Letter To His Wife" with more (see).

Eight pages, uncut and unbound (uncommon), minor light staining, generally very nice.... See More  

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668675

Impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson...

Item #668675

May 02, 1868

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 2, 1868 



* President Andrew Johnson

* Reconstruction era impeachment trial




Most of page 3 is taken up with reporting on the President Andrew Johnson impeachment trial headed: "IMPEACHMENT" "Trial of President Andrew Johnson for High Crimes and Misdemeanors" "The Impeachment Articles Argued Down on Every Point" and more. Text takes ... See More  

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668620

Landmark Supreme Court case on affirmative action...

Item #668620

June 29, 1978

CHICAGO SUN TIMES, June 29, 1978  The front page and pgs. 4 & 5 have significant coverage of the landmark Supreme Court decision in "Regents of University of "California vs. Bakke", an historic case which upheld affirmative action.

Complete in 144 pages, tabloid size, very nice condition.... See More  

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668473

1872 Benjamin Nathan murder trial...

Item #668473

September 11, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 11, 1872



* Benjamin Nathan murder

* Billy Forrester the accused

* Murder by gaslight trial




Page 4 has an article headed: "FORRESTER" "History of Hi Wanderings from the Time the Nathan Murder Was Committed Up to His Arrest in Washington" and much more. (see) Lengthy text takes up over 4 full columns, mostly trial testimony.

Other news of the d... See More  

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668342

Landmark Supreme Court case on affirmative action...

Item #668342

June 29, 1978

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 29, 1978



* Regents of the Univ. of California v. Bakke

* Landmark United States Supreme Court decision

* Affirmative action upheld - race in college admission




The top of the front page has a headline: "Bakke Wins but Justices Uphold Affirmative Action" with various subheads and photo of Allan Bakke. Much more inside with a few more related photos. Loads of... See More  

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668330

Serial killer & rapist Albert Fish trial...

Item #668330

March 15, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1935



* Albert H. Fish trial - creepy acts

* Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal

* "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man"

* "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria"




The top of page 22 has a one column heading: "FISH CONFESSED FEELING OF GUILT" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to... See More  

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668194

Albert Fish, serial killer & rapist trial ends...

Item #668194

March 22, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1935



* Albert H. Fish court trial ends

* Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal

* "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man"

* "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria"




The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "FISH CASE WILL GO TO THE JURY TODAY" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications t... See More  

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667997

Serial killer & rapist Albert Fish murder trial......

Item #667997

March 21, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 21, 1935



* Albert Fish trial - declared insane

* Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal

* "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man"

* "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria"




The top of the back page has a one column heading: "FISH HELD INSANE BY THREE EXPERTS" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few public... See More  

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667914

Dutch Schultz trial...

Item #667914

July 25, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1935 



* New York City gangster Dutch Schultz 

* Tax evasion trial beginning




The front page has one column headings: "SCHULTZ BEER RULE AND LINK TO GANGS PORTRAYED TO JURY" "Detectives Tell of His Speakeasy Activities After the Murder of Noe" and more. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous ... See More  

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667301

Three Thomas Jefferson Acts of Congress...

Item #667301

February 15, 1808

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 15, 1808 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* (3) Acts of Congress signed




The front page has over half a column taken up with three Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. One relates to the impeachment trial of Samuel Chase.

Four pages, good condition.... See More  

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667243

Colonel Davy Crockett... Early Mormon item...

Item #667243

June 07, 1834

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 7, 1834



* Uncommon Davy Crockett report



There is much text on: "Reports on the U. States Bank" taking nearly 7 pages. Over half a column is taken up with: "Col. Crockett" which begins: "The following is a sketch of the remarks of col. Crockett, a member of the house of representatives of the United States from Tennessee, de... See More  

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667199

Map of Havana, Cuba...

Item #667199
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1762  Although typically missing from most issues, this magazine still contains the full page plate titled: "Plan of the City and Harbour of Havanna" which also includes a key as to the various points of interest.

An article: "Weak State of the Island of Jamaica" but the map of Jamaica is lacking.

Near the back of the issue is... See More  

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$74.00
667191

1867 John Surratt trial...

Item #667191

June 12, 1867

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 12, 1867 



* John H. Surratt trial 

* re. Lincoln's Assassination
  



Page 10 has an article: "TRIAL OF JOHN H. SURRATT" The Legal Hitch In The Case" and more. Text takes up 2 columns.

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

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$33.00
667142

1950 Preston Tucker not guilty...

Item #667142

January 23, 1950

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, January 23, 1950



* Preston Tucker not guilty (1st report)

* Automobile designer & entrepreneur

* 1948 Tucker Sedan "Tucker Torpedo" fame




The front page has a one column heading: "Tucker Will Try to Re-organize Firm" with subhead: "Accused Cleared Of Fraud Charges" (see)

Four pages, a few larger size binding holes along the ... See More  

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666712

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. death....

Item #666712

March 06, 1935

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass. March 6, 1935



* Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. death (1st report)

* Supreme Court of the United States

* Associate Justice




The top of the front page has a two column illustration of Holmes with heading: "DEATH COMES TO OLIVER WENDALL HOLMES, JR., AT AN EARLY HOUR THIS MORNING" (see).

Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small bi... See More  

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666706

Benjamin N. Cardozo appointed to U.S. Supreme Court...

Item #666706

February 16, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 16, 1932



* Benjamin N. Cardozo nomination

* United States Supreme Court

* President Herbert Hoover appointment




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CARDOZO IS NAMED TO SUPREME COURT; NOMINATION HAILED" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 3 with photo. Loads of text here. First report coverage on President Herbert Hoover appointing B... See More  

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666446

Flag salute not mandatory...

Item #666446

June 15, 1943

THE MORNING POST, Camden, New Jersey, June 15, 1943 



* West Virginia Board of Education v. Barnette

* United States Supreme Court decision

* Pledge of Allegiance - flag salute unconstitutional

* Johovah's Witnesses & public schools




Among the various front page headlines is a 2 line, 2 column head: "High U.S. Court Reverses Ruling on Flag Salute" with subhead: "... See More  

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666213

Nice map of Jamaica...

Item #666213
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1762  This magazine still has the full page plate of "A Map Of the Island of Jamaica" which shows much detail. This map measures 5 by 8 inches and has tiny binding holes above the top margin, not touching the map. There is also a report which relates to it titled: "Weak State of the Island of Jamaica".

There is also another art... See More  

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665852

A toast to Washington, and others...

Item #665852

August 06, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 6, 1796 



* President George Washington celebrated



Page 2 has an interesting item: "Recent Instance of the Patriotism of Our Young Men" which is followed by various "Toasts", the first to: "George Washington, President of the United States--May his wisdom & integrity continue to preserve the happiness & liberties of Americ... See More  

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665806

1873 Susan B. Anthony indictment...

Item #665806

June 22, 1873

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1873 



* re. The Susan B. Anthony trial 



The front page has a very small and discrete one column heading at the bottom of the last column: "The Case of Miss Susan B. Anthony--Prosecution Suspended" which is a brief mention of her recent indictment for illegal voting.

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

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$27.00
665709

Nice content on the John Brown insurrection at Harper's Ferry...

Item #665709

November 19, 1859

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 19, 1859 



* John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid

* Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia trial




The front page has two-thirds of a column taken up with reports concerning the Harper's Ferry raid by John Brown, headed: "Insanity of Gerrit Smith" as well as; "Treatment of the Counsel of John Brown at Charlestown, Virgin... See More  

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665386

Outlaw Frank James trial...

Item #665386

August 18, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 18, 1883



* Outlaw Frank James

* Jesse James gang

* Gallatin, Missouri trial




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 4 has an article headed: "Mrs. Hite to Testify Against Frank James" with subhead. (see) This trial of the brother of outlaw Jesse James, held in Gallatin, Missouri, was concerning h... See More  

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$32.00
665373

Trial and execution of the notorious pirate Captain Kidd...

Item #665373

May 12, 1701

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England. A part of very significant issues which are best kept together, dated May 12 and May 26, 1701. Sold individually for a combined total of $21,250, we offer a special price for the pair:



May 12, 1701  One of the best issues of all of this title we have offered, as page 2 contains a report on the trial & sentence of the pirate Captain Kidd.

Datelined May 10, ... See More  

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665136

Polygamy on trial...

Item #665136

October 13, 1871

SALT LAKE DAILY TRIBUNE & UTAH MINING GAZETTE, U.T. (Utah Territory), Oct. 13, 1871 



* Brigham Young - Mormons leader

* Polygamy - adultery trial




Page 2 has a notable article: "Polygamy On Trial" "Territory of Utah...The People of the U.S. in the Territory of Utah vs. Brigham Young, Sr..." "Opinion of Chief Justice McKean".

This report takes over a fu... See More  

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