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647406

New London, Texas School Explosion...

Item #647406

March 19, 1937

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, March 19, 1937



* New London, Texas school explosion



The front page has a banner headline: "500 Bodies Taken From School Ruins" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the New London School explosion.

Other news, sports, advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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$40.00
647232

"Ma" Ferguson becomes 1st female Texas Governor...

Item #647232

January 21, 1925

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 21, 1925



* Miriam A. "Ma" Ferguson

* 1st female governor of Texas




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HAIL 'MA' FERGUSON, GOVERNOR OF TEXAS, IN THRILLING SCENE" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the Miriam A. Ferguson becoming the first female governor of the state of Texas.

Other news, sports and a... See More  

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$52.00
646884

The outlaw "Doc" Middleton...

Item #646884

August 11, 1879

NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 11, 1879 



* Doc Middleton described

* James M. Riley - David C.

* Outlaw & horse thief




The top of page 2 has an interesting & lengthy article headed: "MIDDLETON, THE OUTLAW" "Something About The Bandit of the Niobrara" "How He Became A Robber & A Murderer--Incidents In His Career". The article takes three-quarters of a col... See More  

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$58.00
646763

Classic stagecoach robbery in the Old West...

Item #646763

October 02, 1875

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 2, 1875  Page 3 has most of a column taken up with: "Were They The James Boys? "Two Men Stop a Texas Express Wagon & Rob It of a Large Amount of Money". The article is very detailed and is a terrific account of a stage coach robbery (see), but this robbery was apparently not the work of Jesse & Frank James.

Twelve pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$46.00
646662

Continuing troubles in Texas...

Item #646662

July 23, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 23, 1836  Most of an inside page is taken up with reports headed: "Texas" which includes several letters, one beginning: "I am sorry to inform you of our situation. We are detained here for nothing but to keep you ignorant of the enemy's intention; they will soon be down on you in great numbers...".

Included also is a letter... See More  

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$42.00
646447

The Siege of Charleston... The Averill Raid...

Item #646447

December 22, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 22, 1863 



* Charleston SC South Carolina siege

* General William W. Averell raid




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page items are: "The Averill Raid" "From Northern Virginia" "From East Tennessee--From Northern Georgia--The Siege of Charleston" and other smaller i... See More  

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$86.00
646347

New Orleans... Texas cowboys... New Mexico...

Item #646347

December 01, 1883

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 1, 1883  Full ftpg. shows: "The Evacuation Day Centennial---Grand Marine Procession Passing Up the East River" showing the Brooklyn Bridge. Prints inside include: "Texas--Types of the Cowboys of the Plains" "Louisiana--Sketches in & About New Orleans"; great doublpg. centerfold shows view of the grand parade cele... See More  

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$59.00
646329

One opinion on the troubling Texas situation...

Item #646329

May 24, 1836

SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, May 24, 1836  Page 3 has a report on: "Mr. Hoar's Opinions on the Texan Question" in Congress (note: from shortly after the Alamo & San Jacinto), bits including: "...He  looked upon the people of Texas as having voluntarily expatriated themselves from a country which was large enough for all its citizens...He would not vote a farthing ... See More  

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646030

Early Tallahassee, Florida...

Item #646030

February 24, 1846

FLORIDA SENTINEL, Tallahassee, Feb. 24, 1846 



* Rare antebellum title



A very early newspaper from the capital of Florida, and with a nice engraving in the masthead. This newspaper is formatted much like most newspapers of the day, being complete in four pages with various local and national news reports in addition to many advertisements. This issue is among the we have in our inventory... See More  

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$155.00
645701

From the Confederate Congress...

Item #645701

January 27, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 27, 1862 



* From the Confederate capital



A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate states with the front page taken up various advertisements and news, including; "The Northern Congress" "The Emancipation Question" "The Only Compromise With the Rebels" as well as "Notes Of The War".

The inside pa... See More  

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$89.00
645204

Croswellville, Salt River Territory...

Item #645204

February 05, 1840

THE CORRECTOR, Sag-Harbor, (Long Island), New York, Feb. 5, 1840  The ftpg. has: "Disasters At Sea, In the Year 1839" with a list of the number of ships lost at sea for a specified period. Also a letter titled:  "From Salt River! - Interesting Intelligence". A page 2 ad supports the Harrison-Tyler ticket. Other news of the day includes: "Projected Invasion of
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$57.00
643637

AAFC All-Star football game....

Item #643637

December 18, 1949

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., sport's section only, December 18, 1949



* All-America Football Conference All-Star game

* Shamrock Bowl - Cleveland Browns

* Last ever AAFC game




The front page of this section has a one column heading: "ALL-STAR GRIDDERS DEFEAT CLEVELAND IN CHARITY BATTLE" with subhead. (see)

Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only wit... See More  

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$39.00
638849

Early oil in Pennsylvania...

Item #638849

October 24, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 24, 1865 



* Pithole, Pennsylvania & more



The back page begins with: "THE PETROLEUM FIELDS" "Survey of the Venango Region" "Personnel of the Excursion" "At Corry" "Down to Oil Creek" "Pithole" and more, the reporting taking 1 1/3 columns. Also within: "THE FENIAN CONGRESS" "The
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$35.00
638766

The bandit Abe Buzzard... Wine making in California...

Item #638766

November 11, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 11, 1883  Inside includes: "The Jesse James Drama at St. Joseph"; an article on the outlaw Abe Buzzard: "The Welsh Mountain Outlaw Still at Large" "Armed Citizens Hunting the Bandit--The Pistol & Bowie Knife in Texas". Also of interesting; "California Wine-Making" "Notes of a Trip at Vintage-Time Through Napa Vall... See More  

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$55.00
638765

The Indian reservations... Crime in the West...

Item #638765

November 12, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 12, 1883  The top of the ftpg. has: "RESERVATION INDIANS" "Secretary Teller's Report on the Condition of  the Tribes" "Radical Changes Recommended--The San Carlos Apaches--A Protest from White Earth" with one of the subheads: "The Apaches at San Carlos". Also on the ftpg.: "Mormondom" "Report of&nbs... See More  

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638761

Vigilance Committee in Texas... The Mollie Maguires...

Item #638761

November 18, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 18, 1883  Page 3 has: "Lawlessness In Texas" "Vigilance Committees Recommended  by the Dallas Grand Jury" and also: "Mollie Maguires" "Mooney, the Convict, Relates His Connection with the Band" "A Society of Assassins--The Murder of Mining Superintendents--Shadowed by Detectives".

Twenty pages, a few minor ... See More  

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638659

Reports from the Wild West...

Item #638659

November 09, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 9, 1884  Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West than found in eastern newspapers. Page 2 begins with: "A CARNIVAL OF CRIME" "A Bloody Battle in the Streets of a Texas Town" "Half a Dozen Murders in as Many Different Dan... See More  

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637928

The Yankees are growing tired of the war...

Item #637928

January 30, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 30, 1863  A nice newspaper from not only the Confederacy, but from the capital of the Confederate states. Among the front page reports are: "The War In the East" "City Intelligence" "the White Flag" "Castle Thunder Items" "What the Yankee Soldiers Say & Think of the War--Growing Sick of the Job of Crus... See More  

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$94.00
637034

Desert Storm ends...

Item #637034

February 28, 1991

BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE, Beaumont, Texas, February 28, 1991



* War in Iraq ends

* Desert Storm is over



The nice banner headline proclaims: "ALLIES: IT'S OVER - Iraq accepts all U.N. resolutions, letter says" with additional photos and supporting text. This newspaper announces the end of the war on Iraq and brings to conclusion the successful attempt to drive Iraq from Kuwait.

Comp... See More  

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$28.00
633327

For the progressive people of Texas...

Item #633327

December 28, 1918

THE CRITIC, Fort Worth, Texas, Dec. 28, 1918  Also subtitled: "Camp Bowie Texahoma Bugler". A small newspaper with an emphasis on military news & events. But noted on pg. 2 is: "The Critic is the Official publication of the liberal & progressive people of Fort Worth and Texas..." with more.

Sixteen pages, 11 by 15 1/2 inches, minor loss at the spine, wide margins,... See More  

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633183

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

Item #633183

October 20, 1865

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

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632169

Cable car... Photography...

Item #632169

March 03, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 3, 1894 The front cover has "The Third Avenue Railroad Company's New Cable Traction Plant" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Improved Triple Expansion Engines"; "Lovell Diamond Cycle - Model 19"; "The New Steel Bridge, Galveston, Texas, 2 1/8 Miles in Length"; "Illusive Photography"; and mo... See More  

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631496

Texas rain makers...

Item #631496

January 02, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 2, 1892  This issue has an outer wrapping of the volume cover. The front page of the issue has "The Lorillard House Boat Caiman, a Luxurious Pleasure Craft" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Texas Rain Making Experiments"; "The Shipman Automatic Self-Contained Pumping Outfit"; "The Proposed Columbi... See More  

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631463

Hockley, Texas massacre...

Item #631463

September 20, 1878

CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, September 20, 1878



* Hockley TX Texas murders

* Lynch Tragedy - children massacre




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. Page 3 has an article headed: "Foul Murder" "Account of a Terrible Affair in Texas" (see)

The front page has an article headed: "The Indians" "Burning Houses Ne... See More  

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$26.00
631453

Great reporting from the Old West...

Item #631453

August 04, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 4, 1883  This was certainly one of the best newspapers at reporting now iconic events of the Old West, this issue including; "Through The Trap--Henry Lee, A Virginia Murderer, Executed at Richmond--The Doomed Man Goes to His Death Stolidly" "Shot Dead by a Gambler" "A Texas Cowboy on a Drunken Frolic at Hallettsville" "Cattle T... See More  

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$29.00
629561

Columbus Day to be celebrated... 400th anniversary...

Item #629561

July 23, 1892

WAVERLY FREE PRESS, Waverly, New York, July 23, 1892  The second page of this issue contains the brief but significant report: "The president [Benjamin Harrison] has signed the joint resolution of Congress, making October 21, 1892, the four hundredth anniversary of the discovery of America, a general holiday. Whereas Columbus Day would not be established as an official federal holiday un... See More  

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$35.00
629052

1943 Gulf Hotel fire disaster.... Houston, Texas...

Item #629052

September 08, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 8, 1943



* Gulf Hotel fire disaster

* Houston, Texas

* World War II




Page 17 has a one column heading: "48 PERISH IN FIRE IN HOUSTON HOTEL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Gulf Hotel fire disaster in downtown Houston, Texas where 55 lives were lost.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete ... See More  

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$37.00
627526

Wetherford TX B-29 Superfortresses collide...

Item #627526

August 19, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 19, 1945 



* Wetherford, Parker County, Texas

* B-29 Superfortress Bombers collision 

* End of World War II
 



Page 38 has one column headings: "18 BODIES FOUND IN 2-BOMBER CRASH" "Only Two Escape in Collision of Army Fortresses Over Middle Texas" (see) First report coverage on the 2 B-29 Superfortresses that collided over Wetherfo... See More  

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625561

President Zachary Taylor and much more... Early Florida...

Item #625561

October 06, 1848

THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Oct. 6, 1848 



* Rare antebellum publication



This issue from Tallahassee, the capital of Florida, includes many articles and advertisements: "Gen. Taylor's Northern Platform" "Extract of a Speech Delivered in 1827 by Henry Clay of Kentucky" "General Taylor & the Proviso" "New Game of Ride and Tie"  "Tay... See More  

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$93.00
624514

Galveston is evacuated by the Rebels...

Item #624514

June 10, 1865

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, June 10, 1865 Page 2 has: "Later From Texas - Evacuation of Galveston" "General Grant's Reception in New York' and also a brief article on: "Jeff Davis' Trial Again".

Four pages, nice condition.

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$26.00
622293

1891 Galveston, Texas hurricane...

Item #622293

July 06, 1891

THE MEMPHIS APPEAL AVALANCHE, Tennessee, July 6, 1891



* Galveston, Texas hurricane disaster



The front page has a a one column heading: "A GALE ON THE GULF" with subheads that include: "Galveston Swept by Wind and Wave" and more. (see) This is not the infamous hurricane of 1900.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light browning, a little margin... See More  

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$36.00
622258

Black Sunday Dust Bowl in 1935...

Item #622258

April 15, 1935

THE COMMERICIAL APPEAL, Memphis, April 15, 1935

 

* Black Sunday (1st report)

* Dust Bowl




The front page has a one column heading: "Rain Clouds Check Western Dust Storm" with subhead. (see)

Page 2 has a two column heading: "Dust Storm Blackens Skies Throughout West's Drouth Area" (see) 1st report coverage on the 'Black Sunday' dust storm.

Othe
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$35.00
620938

Frank and Jesse James...

Item #620938

April 25, 1882

THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, April 25, 1882  Page 2 has half a column of text headed: "Frank Or A Fraud" "Brother of the Dead Bandit at Kansas City" "Sensational Stores of Frank James at St. Joe and Vicinity" "One of the Texas Train Robbers Said to Have Been Captured" " "Frank James Again" "Bagging the Train Robbers" and ... See More  

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$38.00
620206

Amelia Earhart in 1937...

Item #620206

March 19, 1937

THE ARIZONA DAILY STAR, Tucson, March 19, 1937.

 

* Amelia Earhart around the World attempt

* Lockheed Electra 10E airplane (1st stage)


* New London, Texas school explosion



The front page has a six column heading: "Earhart Plane Breaks Record" with subheads and related map. (see) 1st report coverage on her first attempt to fly around the World which eventually lead t
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$49.00
619239

Amelia Earhart...

Item #619239

June 12, 1931

ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, June 12, 1931



* Aviator Amelia Earhart

* Beech-Nut autogiro crash




The front page has a two column heading: "Amelia Earhart Uninjured When Autogiro Crashes on Takeoff at Abilene, Texas" with subhead and photo. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, irregular along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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$44.00
619217

Amelia Earhart in Hawaii...

Item #619217

March 20, 1937

THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, March 20, 1937



* Amelia Earhart crashes (day of)

* New London, Texas school disaster




The front page has a one column heading: "MISS EARHART'S SHIP SHOWS DANGER SPOT; DELAY AVERTS MISHAP" with subheads. (see) Coverage on her attempt to fly around the World which eventually lead to her famous disappearance in which she was never found
... See More  

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$34.00
618930

John Dillinger captured...

Item #618930

January 26, 1934

THE GALVESTON DAILY NEWS, Texas, January 26, 1934 



* John Dillinger captured (1st report)

* Harry Pierpont & Charles Makely


* Tucson AZ Arizona



Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "NOTORIOUS GANG CHIEF CAPTURED IN POLICE TRAP" See image for text here.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light browning, a little ... See More  

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618228

Lengthy letter from the Vice President of the Confederacy...

Item #618228

September 30, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Sept. 30, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate publication

* Rebel V.P. Alexander H. Stephens




Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery.

Various reports inside include: "From Col. Crawford's Cavalry" "From J.T.S. at Montgomery" &#... See More  

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$148.00
618227

The Battle of Antietam...

Item #618227

September 29, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Sept. 29, 1862  Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery.

Various reports inside include: "Another View of the Question" "Progress & Events of the War" "Tennessee Female Tories" "Casualties in the Sumter Light Guar... See More  

Item from Catalog 327 - released for February, 2023...

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$175.00
618148

Ben Ficklin, Texas flood disaster...

Item #618148

August 25, 1882

CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Ohio, August 25, 1882



* Ben Ficklin, Texas

* Concho River flood




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 2 has an article headed: "Six-Foot Rainfall" "In Texas, Causing Washouts and Other Damage to Property...". (see)

Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.... See More  

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$28.00
618130

Civil War reports from a Confederate newspaper...

Item #618130

October 20, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, October 20, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate title



Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery.

Among the Civil War reports inside are: "Prentice's Tribute to his Rebel Son" "From Arkansas" "Progress and Events of the War&qu... See More  

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$134.00
617294

San Elizario Salt War...

Item #617294

December 17, 1877

CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Ohio, December 17, 1877



* San Elizario Salt War

* Texas Rangers vs. Mexicans

* El Paso County




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "The Thursday Fight in El Paso County, Tex." "A Number of American Civilians and Military Killed" and more. (see)

This issue is not fragi... See More  

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$42.00
616735

New London, Texas School Explosion...

Item #616735

March 20, 1937

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, March 20, 1937



* New London, Texas school explosion



This 8 page newspaper has five column headline on the front page: "MILITARY COURT OPENS SCHOOL BLAST INQUIRY" with subheads and related photos. (see)

Other news of the day. Light browning with a few small binding holes along the spine, otherwise in nice condition.... See More  

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616145

The cavalry in action...

Item #616145

October 20, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 20, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Cavalry Engagement Near Manassas Junction" "Spirited Artillery Duel" "No Rebel Infantry Near Our Army" "Gen. Lee's Movements Unknown" "Official Report of Gen. Crook" "Rebel Accounts of the Late Battles" "Military Enthusiasm In Texas&quo... See More  

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614786

Stanford Cardinals (Indians) Rose Bowl in 1936...

Item #614786

January 02, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, January 2, 1936



* Rose Bowl: Stanford Cardinals vs. S.M.U. Mustangs 

* Orange Bowl: Mississippi Rebels vs. Catholic University 

* Sugar Bowl: Texas Christian University vs. LSU Tigers
 



This 60 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 22: "85,000 See Stanford Triumph Over Southern Methodist on rose Bowl Gridiron" with subheads, sta... See More  

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$45.00
614597

Battle of Wauhatchie, Tennessee...

Item #614597

October 31, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 31, 1863 



* Battle of Wauhatchie, Tennessee

* Lookout Mountain captured




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Reports From Lee's Army" "Skirmishing in South-Western Virginia" "The Rebel Preparations In Texas" "Important From Chattanooga" "Attack Upon Gen. Hooker" "The Rebels Repulsed a... See More  

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613740

Early Denison, Texas...

Item #613740

April 23, 1875

ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, April 23, 1875



* Denison, Texas

* Grayson County




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. Page 3 has an article headed: "Northern Texas" "Denison--Its History and Rapid Progress" "Business and Prospects of the City"

Complete in 8 pages, minor irregularity along spine, very nice co... See More  

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611697

Not "the" Wild Bill...

Item #611697

February 03, 1879

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Feb. 3, 1879  The top of the last front page column has: "Wild Bill's Last Shot" "The Career of a Desperado Cut Short by a Bullet" "He Wounds a Gambler and Then Drops Out of Existence" is a report from Denison, Texas of: "...a desperado from the Indian Territory named William Worts, alias Jack Murray, alias Wild Bill, ... See More  

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611530

Capture of the Texas Legion...

Item #611530

April 28, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 28, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Successes In The South-West" "Capture of the Texas Legion" "Rebel Force Near Franklin, Ky., Routed" "Prisoners Sent in From McMinnville" "Bragg Reported Killed by Breckinridge" "From Port Royal" "Charleston Must Be Taken" "The en... See More  

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$27.00
611119

Jeff Davis's speech to the troops...

Item #611119

October 25, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 25, 1863 



* Jefferson Davis speech

* Confederate president

* re. Chickamuauga victory




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Advance of Gen. Banks on the Bayou Teche" "Interesting from the Texas Coast" "From the Rebel States" "Address of Jeff. Davis to Bragg's Army" which is signed in type: Jefferso... See More  

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$32.00
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