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658553

Much on events in the South: General Greene & others...

Item #658553

March 13, 1781

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, March 13, 1781   



* Rare Revolutionary War title

* General Nathanael Greene

* Events in the South




Most of the front page is taken up with reports concerning the: "Account of the Examination& Commitment of John Trumbull, for High Treason", some of the "rebel governor" of Connecticut who was ... See More  

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$440.00
658500

Amelia Earhart lost in 1937...

Item #658500

July 04, 1937

THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, July 4, 1937.

 

* Amelia Earhart famous disappearance

* Searching the Pacific Ocean




The front page has a two column heading: "Amelia Earhart's Chance For Rescue Becomes Dim" with subhead. (see)

Complete 1st section only with 10 pages, light toning, a little margin wear with a few tiny tears, should be handled with care.... See More  

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$52.00
657895

Latest news from the Mexican War...

Item #657895

September 11, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 11, 1847  Page 3 contains several items relating to the Mexican War including:  "North Carolina Volunteers" "The Present Aspect of New Orleans" "The News form the Seat of War" which includes letters datelines from Orizaba, Vera Cruz and Jalapa with many reports taking over 1 1/2 columns.

Four pages, good... See More  

Item from Catalog 311 (released for October, 2021)...

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$34.00
657568

The North Carolina economy is flourishing...

Item #657568
THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Dec. 28, 1767 



* Early Southern America reporting



(currently spelled Gloucester)  Page 3 has a paragraph: "A letter from Williamsburgh, in Virginia...says 'There is scarce any history, antient or modern, which affords an account of such a rapid & sudden increase of inhabitants in a back frontier country as that of North Carolina. ...that... See More  

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$38.00
656553

Rare Confederate title with good war content...

Item #656553

September 17, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, September 17, 1863 



* Rare Confederate title from the Civil War



This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era.

The entire ... See More  

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$255.00
656409

Historic Roe vs. Wade decision on the front page...

Item #656409

January 22, 1973

THE NEWS & OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, January 22, 1973 



* Abortion made legal (1st report)

* Roe v. Wade decision

* U.S. Supreme Court




The top of the front page has one column heads: "Abortion Rights Extended" which reports on one of the most polarizing Supreme Court decisions of the 20th century: Roe vs. Wade.

The article begins: "A Supreme Court ruling Mo... See More  

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$185.00
656119

Southern generals described...

Item #656119

April 22, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, April 22, 1864  This was one of very few newspapers which actually printed in their dateline: "Confederate States Of America".

There is much front page reporting on the Civil War, from the Confederate perspective, including: "Good News From North Carolina!" "Official From Gen. Hoke--Capture of Plymouth, N.C., A Yankee Brigadi... See More  

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$104.00
656060

Ella Mae Wiggins killed... Loray Mill Strike...

Item #656060

September 15, 1929

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Sept. 15, 1929



* Ella Mae Wiggins killed (1st report)

* Loray Mill Strike - Gastonia, North Carolina

* Labor history of the United States




The front page has a one column heading: "CAROLINA MOB KILLS A WOMAN MILL STRIKER" with subhead. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Complete 1st section only w... See More  

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655315

Yankees capture Columbia, South Carolina...

Item #655315

February 19, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 19, 1865 



* Columbia SC - South Carolina Map

* Robert E. Lee correspondence

* Rare Confederate flag illustration




The front page is dominated by a large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "SHERMAN IN THE HEART OF SOUTH CAROLINA. Occupation of Columbia, the State Capital---Probable Evacuation of Charleston."

Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civ... See More  

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655207

African-Americans may become Mormon priests...

Item #655207

June 10, 1978

THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, June 10, 1978 



* Blacks may become Mormon priests



Page 21 has a one column head: "Mormons Let Blacks In Clergy". The report notes in part: "...Mormon Church President Spencer W. Kimball said he had received a revelation from God after praying...to 'extend to every worthy member of the church all of the privileges and ble... See More  

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654859

From shortly before it becoming a Confederate city...

Item #654859

January 16, 1861

DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, N.C., Jan. 16, 1861



* Rare antebellum title

* Secession ?




From this famous soon-to-be-Confederate port city. Page 2 items include: "The Armament of North Carolina" "Payment of Duties in Seceding States" "Munitions of War" "Letter from General Lane" "Flag Raising! Secession & Southern Rights!!" "Illinois De... See More  

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654856

John Cappelletti... Heisman trophy... Penn state...

Item #654856

December 04, 1973

THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, December 4, 1973



* John Cappelletti wins Heisman

* Penn State Nittany Lions

* NCAA college football




The sport's section (page 10-B) has a five column headline: "Penn State's Cappelletti takes the Heisman Trophy" with photo of Cappelletti (see) First report coverage on Penn state running back, John Cappelletti, winning the 1973 Heis... See More  

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654695

On the resignation of General Burgoyne...

Item #654695

April 18, 1780

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & THE WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, April 18, 1780



* General John Burgoyne resignation

* re. Surrender at Saratoga - New York




The entire front page, two-thirds of page 2, and half of page 3 are taken up with: "...the various letters that passed between the late and present secretary at War and Lieutenant General Burgoyne, previous to that officer's res... See More  

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$488.00
654532

Closing days of the Civil War: Joe Johnston surrenders...

Item #654532

May 08, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, May 8, 1865 



* Joseph E. Johnston surrenders

* One of the last Confederate holdouts

* Civil War closing events




Among the ftpg. column heads on the closing day of the Civil War: "NORTH CAROLINA" "Graphic Accounts of the Formal Surrender of Johnston and His Army" "How the Rebel Captain Looked, and What he Said" "The Trophies of War... See More  

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654300

Map and other Civil War graphics...

Item #654300

January 05, 1865

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 5, 1865  Among the many ftpg. one column Civil War heads are: "SHERMAN" "Savannah Under the Old Flag" "The Citizens Becoming Sociable" "General Sherman's Regulations for the Government of the City" "THOMAS" "The Entire Union Army in Motion" "STONEMAN" "The Great Raid in Western Virginia&qu... See More  

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$39.00
654178

James Madison's Address to the Agricultural Society of Albermarle...

Item #654178

July 18, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 18, 1818  Of importance is the multi-page printing of former President James Madison's Address to the Agricultural Society of Albermarle.

The Wiley Online Library, in regards to this lengthy address, states the following: "James Madison's 1818 Address to the Albemarle Agricultural Society offers new insight into the diverse historiogra... See More  

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$32.00
653812

From the Confederacy with a report on Fort Hatteras...

Item #653812

July 13, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 13, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title



This is one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline (see). The front page is entirely taken up with ads.
War related items are on the inside pages including items headed: "The News" "Attack at Fort Hatteras! - 15 Shots
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653628

Confederate reports from near the end of the Civil War...

Item #653628

January 25, 1865

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Jan. 25, 1865 



* Rare Confederate title

* Civil War nears the end




Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865 just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War. The front page includes: "Local an... See More  

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$176.00
652834

North Carolina ratifies the Constitution... Albany described...

Item #652834
THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, December, 1789 



* United States Constitution

* North Carolina ratification

* Albany, New York




The issue begins with a full page: "Description of the City of Albany" (plate is lacking). Other items include: "Memoirs of The Bastille"; a very interesting & detailed: "Letter III - Letters from a Pennsylvanian on his Travel... See More  

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$118.00
652305

Rare Confederate title...

Item #652305

June 19, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, June 19, 1863 



* Rare Confederate publication from the Civil War



The ftpg. contains a first column report headed: "Dismissal of the British Consul at Richmond" which concerns President Jefferson Davis revoking George Moore's duties as an agent for the Confederacy in England. This is following by a related document headed; "Le... See More  

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651972

Elizabeth City, North Carolina...

Item #651972

April 25, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1862 



* Elizabeth City, North Carolina 

* Siege of Yorktown, Virginia

* Nashville, Tennessee




This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "Important From Fortress Monroe" "Union Account of the Fight Near Elizabeth City... See More  

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651922

GM grants their 1st cost of living raise...

Jerusalem Fighting Is Still Heavy... 1948 Arab-Israeli War...

Item #651922

May 12, 1948

THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, May 25, 1948  The front page has: "JERUSALEM FIGHTING IS STILL HEAVY," with subhead, "Arabs Meet To Study Truce Plan," and, "Is Britain Helping The Arabs With American Recovery Funds." Both articles provide details regarding the 1948 Arab-Israeli War (see images for details). Also present is, "GM Grants 11-Cent Pay Raise,&q... See More  

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651920

J. Frank Dalton claims to be Jesse James...

Jerusalem Fight Nears End... 1948 Arab-Israeli War...

Item #651920

May 21, 1948

THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, May 21, 1948  The front page has: "JERUSALEM FIGHT NEARS END," with subhead, "Arabs Hold 80 Percent Of Old City," which includes related text providing details regarding the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. Also present is, "Miners Buried Alive In Virginia Disaster," which tells of the Clinchfield Coal Company mining disaster, and a photo... See More  

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651918

The beheading of 500 Chinese prisoners......

UN Order To Cease Fire Fails... 1948 Arab-Israeli War...

Item #651918

May 26, 1948

THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, May 26, 1948  The front page has: "UN ORDER TO CEASE FIRE FAILS," with subhead, "Demand Of Arabs Rejected," which includes related text providing details regarding the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. Also present is, "Queen Mother Mary Marks 81st Birthday," and, "Gruesome Massacre Story Of Chinese Reds Revealed," which tells of... See More  

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651914

Death of Col. Anthony J. D. Bidlle...

Jewish Forces Surrender In Jerusalem... 1948 Arab-Israeli War...

Item #651914

May 28, 1948

THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, May 28, 1948  The front page has: "Bitter Two-Week Struggle Ends: Last-Ditch Jewish Forces Surrender In Jerusalem," with related text providing details regarding the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, and the unrelated, "Famed Marine Succumbs After Long Illness," which tells of the death of the beloved Col. Anthony J. D. Biddle, one of the world'... See More  

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651911

Arabs Open Attack In Modern Jerusalem... 1948 Arab-Israeli War...

Item #651911

May 29, 1948

THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, May 29, 1948  The front page has: "Jews Blockaded: Arabs Open Attack In Modern Jerusalem," with related text providing details regarding the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, and the unrelated, "CHRYSLER WORKERS BACK ON THE JOB," which tells of the end of the labor dispute which resulted in General Motors offering, for the first time, cost of living... See More  

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651893

The Monitor versus the Merrimac, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #651893

March 14, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, March 14, 1862 



* Monitor vs. Merrimack

* Hampton Roads, Virginia

* In a Confederate title




Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, it is from the capital of the Confederate states as well. Although over half of the front page is taken up with ads and notices, there is also much reporting on the Civil War, most significantly some grea... See More  

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651883

Heavy Fighting In Jerusalem... 1948 Arab-Israeli War...

Item #651883

May 19, 1948

THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, May 19, 1948  The front page has: "Heavy Fighting In Jerusalem," and: "Arabs Form Ring Of Steel Around City." Both articles provide details regarding the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. See images for details. Other news of the day is found throughout.



Complete in 14 pages, some mildewing and dampstaining, slightly rough left spine (see images)... See More  

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651881

Russia becomes 1st major power to recognize Israel...

All-Arab Town Surrenders... 1948 Arab-Israeli War...

Item #651881

May 18, 1948

THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, May 18, 1948  The front page has: "ALL-ARAB TOWN SURRENDERS," and: "Jews Claim Victory At Acre." Both articles provide details regarding the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. However, the prime content within this issue is: "Reds Recognize State Of Israel," which tells of Russia becoming the *second world power to formally recognize the ne... See More  

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651877

Palestine Fighting Rages On... 1948 Arab-Israeli War...

Item #651877

June 03, 1948

THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, June 3, 1948  The front page has: "PALESTINE FIGHTING RAGES ON," and: "Britain Stops Supplying Arabs." Both articles provide details regarding the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. See images for details. Other news of the day is found throughout.

Complete in 16 pages, some mildewing and dampstaining, slightly rough left spine (see images).... See More  

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651876

Jew claim truce is broken... 1948 Arab-Israeli War...

Item #651876

June 02, 1948

THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, June 2, 1948  The front page has: "JEWS CLAIM TRUCE IS BROKEN," and: "Egyptians Reported Attacking." Both articles provide details regarding the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. See images for details. Other news of the day is found throughout.

Complete in 14 pages, some mildewing and dampstaining, slightly rough left spine (see images).... See More  

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651875

UN Cease fire accepted by Israel... 1948 Arab-Israeli War...

Item #651875

June 01, 1948

THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, June 1, 1948  The front page has: "UN Cease Fire Appeal Accepted By Jewish State," and: "Arabs Plot Strategy." Both articles provide details regarding the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. See images for details. Nice for display and/or research. Another front page article tells of the elections being held in Cuba (same day report) which would event... See More  

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651752

Confederate from Winston, North Carolina...

Item #651752

January 24, 1862

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, January 24, 1862 



* Rare Confederate title

* Jefferson Davis




This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era.

Among the fr... See More  

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$167.00
651562

USS Reuben James sunk.... 1st U.S. warship...

Item #651562

October 31, 1941

THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, October 31, 1941 



* USS Reuben James sunk (Early 1st report) 

* 1st American warship casualty in WWII
 



The front page has a nice banner headline: "AMERICAN WARSHIP SUNK" with subhead, photo and related map. First report coverage on the sinking of the USS Reuben James, the 1st U.S. warship casualty of World War II.

Other news, spor... See More  

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651233

Trouble in dealing with the Loyalists...

Item #651233

November 06, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 6, 1783



* Closing events of the Revolutionary War



The ftpg. has a letter from Philadelphia noting in part: "The arts of factious demagogues have hitherto prevented a calm consideration of those articles of the treaty that respect the Loyalists...certain obnoxious characters that it is imagined will not he permitted to return."

Page 7 has: "... See More  

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651171

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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651145

The end of the war is near...

Item #651145

March 17, 1865

UTICA EVENING TELEGRAPH, New York, March 17, 1865  The ftpg. has: "Official War Bulletin" "Sherman at Fayetteville" "Meets No Opposition" "How Hampton Whipped Kilpatrick" "Forrest Has 15,000 Men". Included is a dispatch signed in type: U.S. Grant, Lt. Gen.

Pg. 2 has: "North Carolina" "Kinston in Shofield's Hands" "... See More  

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650909

Ypsilanti ripper... Michigan murders..

Item #650909

July 28, 1969

THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, July 28, 1969



* Michigan Murders ends with last victim

* Ypsilanti Ripper - serial killer

* John Norman Chapman - Karen Sue Beineman




The front page has a one column heading: "8th Girl Is Found Murdered" (see) First report coverage on the discovery of the last victim of the "Co-Ed Killer", John Norman Chapman.

Other news o... See More  

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650012

Madison's review of the year 1815... Chart notes values of slaves...

Item #650012

December 09, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 9, 1815 



* President James Madison

* State of the Union Address




The notable content is the full text of the President's annual state-of-the-union address signed in type: James Madison. He reviews all that happened in 1815 with much on the details of the end of the War of 1812.

Several state statistical charts including one for North Caro... See More  

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$36.00
649891

General Samuel Houston... Trail of Tears...

Item #649891

May 16, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 16, 1829 



* Trail of Tears 

* Samuel Houston 

* North Carolina gold




Page 3 has an article with a small head: "Gen. Houston" which has some speculation on why this former governor of Tennessee is leaving, ending with: "...They relate to domestic misfortunes. He has not only resigned the governor's chair of Tennesse... See More  

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649479

Battle of Tippecanoe... Lengthy & detailed account...

Item #649479

December 28, 1811

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 28, 1811



* Battle of Tippecanoe

* William Henry Harrison




 Perhaps the prime content in this issue is a report on the Battle of Tippecanoe, headed: "Battle On The Wabash" and prefaced with: "...message from the President of the United States, enclosing governor Harrison's two letters...on the late engagement with the Indian... See More  

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$68.00
648539

Confederate reports from near the end of the Civil War...

Item #648539

January 13, 1865

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Jan. 13, 1865 



* Rare Confederate title

* Civil War nears the end




Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865 just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War. The front page includes: "Local An... See More  

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648507

Battle of Roanoke Island, from the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #648507

February 12, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 12, 1862 



* Battle of Roanoke Island, North Carolina

* From the capital of the Confederacy




The front page is taken up with ads, reports from Europe--including "The American Crisis In England"-- and "How The North Regards the News From Europe".

Among the topics on the page 2 editorial is the finances of the North, the editor n... See More  

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$94.00
647485

From the Confederacy... Did Tennessee secede from the Union...

Item #647485

May 03, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 3, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title



The front page is entirely taken up with ads. War related items are on the inside pages including a notable item headed: "Secession of Tennessee" which includes: "...that the Legislature of Tennessee...had passed the ordinance of secession by an almost unanimous vote..." but they are... See More  

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$134.00
647364

Boston newspaper with Loyalist leanings...

Item #647364

December 26, 1768

THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, December 26, 1768  The publisher of this newspaper had Loyalist leanings, causing its demise before the formal outbreak of the Revolutionary War.

All of pages 1 & 2 are taken up with a continued report on: "Voltaire on History". Page 3 has: "The Opinions of the Ministers of the colony of the Massachusetts...upon this question--Whether to Surrender the... See More  

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$147.00
647362

Boston newspaper with Loyalist leanings...

Item #647362

December 26, 1768

THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Dec. 26, 1768 



* Pro-British American publication



The publisher of this newspaper had Loyalist leanings, causing its demise before the formal outbreak of the Revolutionary War.

All of pages 1 & 2 are taken up with a continued report on: "Voltaire on History". Page 3 has: "The Opinions of the Ministers of the colony of the Massachusetts...upon th... See More  

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$140.00
647350

Very rare title from the Confederacy...

Item #647350

August 14, 1861

DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, August 14, 1861 



* Very rare Confederate title from North Carolina 



Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederacy, as rarely have I seen it offered. General Burnside moved into the city on March 14, 1862 so it was only in Confederate hands for less than a year, increasing the scarcity of truly "Confederate" newspap... See More  

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$177.00
647132

North Carolina has rejoined the Union?

Item #647132

November 28, 1861

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 28, 1861  Among the articles are: "North Carolina Has Come Back Into the Union" "Hanging Prisoners of War" "The Lowest Type of Humanity" "Davis's Message to the Confederate Congress" "The Bitterness of the Abolitionists Against the Administration" & much more.

Eight pages, bit of foxing, nice condition... See More  

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$37.00
647083

Union forces occupy Fayetteville & Bowling Green...

Item #647083

February 28, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 28, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads include: "The North Carolina Expedition" "The Seaboard Railroad in the Possession of the Union Forces" "Is Columbus Evacuated?" "Mysterious Visit of a Rebel Flag of Truce" "The Pursuit of Price & His Retreating Army" "Union Troops in Possession of Fayetteville" "Th... See More  

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$28.00
645830

Beginning moments of the Civil War... Jeff Davis Proclamation on creating a navy, and more...

Item #645830

April 19, 1861

THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, April 19, 1861 



* Civil War beginning

* Jefferson Davis proclamation

* Rare Confederate title




Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of entry... See More  

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$210.00
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