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689409

Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson...

Item #689409

October 02, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 2, 1830  Among the articles within are: "Negro Cloths", a letter signed in type: Andrew Jackson declining an offer to attend a public dinner in Knoxville; "Virginia Gold" "Origin of the Slave Trade"; a letter to John Adams concerning "Anticipated Revolutions" signed in type: Thomas Jefferson, datelines "M... See More  

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689401

Blackfoot Indians... The slave trade...

Item #689401

August 23, 1823

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 23, 1823  Among the reports is a 4 1/2 page continued article: "Christian Indians". Also: "Indian War concerning the Blackfoot Indians in t he Fort Atkinson vicinity.

Also: "Emigration" "The Pirates" in the Caribbean; "Catskill Mountains" "The Slave Trade" and an article on the sale of: &q... See More  

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689399

Discussing the Navy... The slave trade...

Item #689399

April 14, 1821

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 14, 1821  Over two pages are taken up with a lengthy & detailed report headed: "Navy of the United States" with discussion on costs of operations, etc. The report is signed in type by: John Rodgers.

Nearly 1 1/2 pages are taken up with: "Slave Trade" which has much discussion on this controversial subject.

Sixteen pag... See More  

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689239

18th century Baltimore... slavery ads...

Item #689239

May 04, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, May 4, 1796 



* Rare 18th century American title

* (2) slaves related advertisements

* Land for sale along the Potomac River




The full ftpg. is taken up with advertisements including 14 illustrated ship ads. The back page has 2 runaway slave ads. Also a land for sale for the Washington D.C. area. (see)

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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689227

Reward advertisements for runaway slave & bitch...

Item #689227

January 07, 1793

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



* Rare 18th century American title

* Runaway slave & bitch advertisements




The front page is filled with advertisements. News of the day on pages 2 & 3. Page 3 also has a interesting ad for: "Bitch Lost; Fifteen Dollars Reward" which is for a runaway dog.

The bottom of the back page has a advertisement for:... See More  

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689216

Refitting a yacht for continued slave trading...

Item #689216

January 12, 1859

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 12, 1859



* The Wanderer (slave ship)



Page 3 has about 1/2 of a column of text headed: "The 'Wanderer' Africans Westward-Bound-Curious Scenes" and more which concerns the yacht Wanderer possibly being involved with the African slave trade.

Other news of the day. Eight pages, nice condition.

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689176

Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians... Lincoln's famous rally-letter endorsed...

Item #689176

September 04, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 4, 1863 



* Kit Carson

* Abraham Lincoln




Although much of the front page is taken up with reports from the Civil War, perhaps the most interesting item is the brief page 5 item headed: "Victory of Kit Carson Over the Indians", reading in part: "...had a fight with the Navajoe Indians beyond Fort Canby. The Indians were defeated with the loss of 13 ki... See More  

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689155

Mutiny of slaves... Bowie knife used...

Item #689155

December 18, 1841

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 18, 1841 



* Creole slavery slaves case

* Ship insurrection - revolt - mutiny




The back page of this issue features a quite lengthy report concerning the "Mutiny Of Slaves" on the ship Creole, a rather infamous event in American history. In this report, it also states that the infamous Bowie knife was one of the instruments used in ... See More  

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689139

Andrew Johnson impeached...

Item #689139

March 14, 1868

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 14, 1868



* President Andrew Johnson

* Impeachment trial summons prints




The large front page illustration: "The House Committee Drafting Articles Of Impeachment, On Thursday, Feb. 27, Committee Room, House Of Representatives."

Inside prints include a full page: "Formal Notice Of The Impeachment Of Andrew Johnson, By The House Co... See More  

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689024

Great Civil War prints... Rolla (MO)... Beaufort (SC)... Camp Alexander...

Item #689024

February 01, 1862

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 1, 1862  The ftpg. shows: "Campaign on the Potomac--Guard House Near Langley, Virginia, with Rebel Prisoners".

Inside a fullpg. print shows: "Port Royal Expedition--Scene in the Military Market at Beaufort" showing many African-American slaves.

Other prints include: "Encampment of the National Army Near Rolla", Mis... See More  

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689009

France-Italy armistice....

Item #689009

June 24, 1940

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, June 24, 1940



* France-Germany armistice

* Adolph Hitler - Nazis

* German occupation zone set




The front page has a banner headline: "BRITAIN ASSAILS NAZI TERMS, CALLS PETAIN REGIME 'SLAVE'" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the surrender of France to Germany

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, a li... See More  

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688821

Frederick Douglass in The Atlantic Monthly

Item #688821
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, December, 1866 & January, 1867 (2 issue set)



* Frederick Douglass & Civil War reconstruction

* Appeal to Congress for Impartial Suffrage

* Urging for black Americans the right to vote




Pg. 121 of the December 1866 begins a 2 part speech of Frederick Douglass appealing to Congress for impartial suffrage.  Pg. 112 of the January issue picks up with 5 ad... See More  

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688674

Two single sheet "Extra" issues from 1794...

Item #688674

December 03, 1794

DUNLAP & CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER EXTRA, Philadelphia, Nov. 29, 1794



* 18th century runaway slave ad



A single sheet "Extra" edition. The front page taken up with ads with a runaway slave ad headed: "Twenty Dollars Reward" (see)

Complete as a single sheet issue, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.... See More  

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688655

Shelbyville, Tennesse lynch mob burns courthouse....

Item #688655

December 20, 1934

THE DETROIT NEWS, December 20, 1934



* Shelbyville Courthouse Square Historic District - Tennessee

* Lynching mob burns down after Negro is transferred




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Troops Invade Mob-Torn City" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 52 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.



wikipedia notes: In 1934, a lynch mob burned down the fourth cour... See More  

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688627

Eulogium on the Character of General Washington...

Item #688627

March 05, 1800

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, March 5, 1800



* re. George Washington's death

* Honoring his life & character




The front page has ad detailed a headed: "Thirty Dollars Reward. Deserted" with details of a Marine, John Osborn, who deserted the military. Among the page 3 ads is one for an: "Eulogium on the Character of General Washington..." and others h... See More  

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688619

On paying Callender $50 to publish his book attacking Washington, Adams & Hamilton...

Item #688619

October 09, 1802

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Oct. 9, 1802  Page 2 has two letters written by Thomas Jefferson to James Callender regarding their controversial relationship. One of the letters, the rather famous letter dated September 6, 1799 (found on many websites) mentions: "...directs his agent to call on ;ou with this and pay you 50 dollars on account of the book you are about to publ... See More  

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688598

1931 Chicago housing protests... race riot...

Item #688598

August 04, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 4, 1931



* 1931 Chicago housing protests

* Eviction of Diana Gross - Negro

* Africans Americans vs. police

* Unemployment - Great Depression




The front page has a nice banner headline: "REDS RIOT; 3 SLAIN BY POLICE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. A few related photos are on the back page. Great to have in this Chicago publication. Very rare as... See More  

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688591

Academy Award winners 1964...

Sidney Poitier wins... 1st black male...

Item #688591

April 14, 1964

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Mass., April 14, 1964



* Sidney Poitier wins Best Actor Oscar

*1st African American male to win an Academy Award




Near the bottom front page is a two column heading: "Poitier, Neal, 'tom Jones' Receive Academy Awards" (see) Sidney Poitier, who came from very humble beginnings, was the 1st African American man to win an Academy Award. Quite historic.

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688560

Early prints of the Southwest, including San Diego...

Item #688560

December 22, 1855

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 22, 1855  The ftpg. shows: "Sunken Schooner Eudora, From City Island" with more relate prints inside including: "The Eudora Tragedy--Arrest of the Negro" and "Burning of the Steamers at Memphis". Also a print of: "Greytown, Nicaragua" "Explosion of a Steam Fire-Engine, Cincinnati" a doublepg. cent... See More  

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688555

18th century Baltimore...slave advertisements...

Item #688555

December 21, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 21, 1796 



* Rare 18th century American title

* (5) slaves related advertisements




The full ftpg. is taken up with ads including 5 illustrated ship ads & 4 slave related ads. The back page has another slave ad. (see) Also a land for sale for the Washington D.C. area.

Four pages, some light staining, minor margin wear, generally ... See More  

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688527

Harvard's 'special' commencement on the end of the Civil War... Slavery abolished in Georgia...

Item #688527

July 25, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1865 



* Harvard University commencement

* Georgia no longer a slave state

* Post civil war reconstruction era




The entire front page features the coverage of "HARVARD" "Culmination of the Grand Commencement" which concludes on the back page.

Although the Civil War had not formally concluded, Harvard's Commencement Week, celebrated th
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688519

1933 Princess Anne, Maryland Negro lynching...

Item #688519

October 20, 1933

THE SCRANTON TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 20, 1933.



* George Armwood Negro lynched

* Princess Anne, Maryland

* Last lynching in the state




Page 2 has a two column photo with heading: "Victim Of Maryland Lynching" See images for brief coverage on the lynching of Negro George Armwood in Princess Anne, Maryland.

Complete with 36 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, ge... See More  

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688506

1st African American to play in a World Series...

Item #688506

September 30, 1947

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass. Sept. 30, 1947



* Brooklyn Dodgers vs. New York Yankees

* 1st African American to play in a World Series

* Jackie Robinson - 1st year in MLB Baseball

* Game 1 (day of)




The front page has a two column heading: "Feud Looms as Bums, Yanks Meet in First World Series Contest" with subhead and photo. More pre-game coverage with photos in the sport's sec... See More  

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688499

On aiding slaves to reach Canada...

Item #688499

June 16, 1841

KENDALL'S EXPOSITOR, Washington, D.C., June 16, 1841



* Southern slavery - slaves

* Underground Railroad ?

* Escaping to Canada case




 The back page has a report noting: "In the circuit court for Mason, Co., Kentucky, a verdict has been obtained by William Greathouse against the Rev. Jno. B. Mahan for $1600 as the value of two negroes whom Mahan enticed to run away & aided ... See More  

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688478

George Washington provides a patent...

Item #688478

June 13, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 13, 1796 



* President George Washington

* Patent signed in type

* Inventor Robert Dawson

* Improvement in bolting cloths




Page 2 has a document headed: "The United States of America...Letters Patent..." which is signed in type by the President: Go. Washington. The document notes a patent has been given to: &quo... See More  

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688477

George Washington signs an Act of Congress...

Item #688477

June 18, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 18, 1796 



* President George Washington



Page 2 has an entire column taken up with: "AN ACT Making Provision for the Payment of Certain Debts of the United States" which is signed in type by the President: Geo. Washington.

The back page has an ad for: "Negro Tom" describing: "A Black Man, about 5 f... See More  

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688474

1837 Slave advertisement...

Item #688474

June 14, 1837

THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., June 14, 1837 



* Slavery - slaves - Negroes



An advertisement on page 3 is headed: "Cash For Negroes" noting: "I will give the highest cash price for likely Negroes, from ten to twenty-five years of age..." with just a bit more (see).

News of the day with other interesting advertisements. Four pages, a little light foxing, a little margin... See More  

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688472

Washington signs an Act of Congress concerning the Whiskey Rebellion...

Item #688472

June 23, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 23, 1796 



* re. The Whiskey Rebellion

* President George Washington




Page 2 has an: "ACT Making an Appropriation to Satisfy Certain demands attending the late Insurrection...", which provided money: "...to the discharge of certain incidental demands, occasioned by the trial of persons for crimes and offences... See More  

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688471

Three slave ads in an antebellum newspaper...

Item #688471

March 14, 1859

THE MEMPHIS DAILY AVALANCHE, Tennessee, March 14, 1859  From not long before the Civil War containing on the front page 2 illustrated ads for slaves, with details. One notes: "For Sale...A no. 1 cook and laundress..."; and the other "Valuable Plantation and Negroes..." with details. Another reward ad inside.

Four pages, cleanly cut at the spine with ample margin, tears at... See More  

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688450

Enforcing the historic Fifteenth Amendment...

Item #688450

May 22, 1870

NEW YORK HERALD, May 22 and June 1, 1870  Sold as a pair of issues.  Page 3 of the May 22 issue has the heading: "WASHINGTON" "The New Fifteenth Amendment Bill Passed by the Senate" "Petitions for the Abolition of National Banks". This is actually the 1870 Enforcement Act, created to enforce the proper enforcement of the historic 15th Amendment to the Consti... See More  

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688389

18th century Baltimore... Slave advertisement...

Item #688389

July 06, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 6, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (5) runaway slave advertisements




The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 12 illustrated ship ads and 2 slave related ads. (see) Pages 2,3 & 4 have another slavery related ad.

News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, damp staining at a few areas, generally nice.... See More  

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688380

Eldridge Cleaver's death report... Obit of Bruce Springsteen's father...

Item #688380

May 02, 1998

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 2, 1998
 
* Death of Eldridge Cleaver
* From Black Panther to Mormon environmental & peace activist
 
The front page has: "Eldridge Cleaver, Former Black Panther, Dies", which tells of the life and death of the notable activist and author of "Soul On Ice" (considered a seminal work in African-American literature). The
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688359

Capture of slave ships... Launch of the ship Ohio...

Item #688359

June 03, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 3, 1820 



* USS Ohio launching - United States Navy

* African slave trade - slavers ships captured




The front page has: "The Infamous Trade" beginning: "Ten slave vessels had been captured by the U.S. ship Cyane..." with some details. Most of the issue is taken up with: ":Mr. Baldwin's Speech on the Tariff". Th... See More  

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688316

Harriet Tubman's gravesite erected...

Item #688316

July 25, 1937

SECTION 2 ONLY of the New York Times, July 25, 1937



* Harriet Tubman - African American abolitionist

* Gravesite gravestone marker erection

* Auburn, Cayuga County, New York




Page 4 of this section has a small one column heading: "Mark Ex-Slave's Grave" with subhead: "Women at Auburn Honor 'Aunt Harriet' of 'Underground Railroad'" (see) First report ... See More  

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688311

1849 Pistol ad by Samuel Colt... slave ad...

Item #688311

September 29, 1849

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Sept. 29, 1849 



* Colt Revolver Ad

* Runaway slave ad

* Gold Rush era newspaper




The front page is filled with ads including a: "$150 Reward" ad for a runaway slave, with details. Beneath this is an ad: "Colt's Improved Repeating Pistols" signed in type: Samuel Colt. (see)

Four pages, dark stain along the top, blank margin (se... See More  

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688310

William Cobbett's famous newspaper...

Item #688310

June 27, 1797

PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 27, 1797 



* Rare 18th century American publication

* 3 runaway slave advertisements




This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper.

Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political o... See More  

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688259

The Lemmon slave case in New York...

Item #688259

November 12, 1852

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 12, 1852  The top of the front page has: "Another route to The Pacific". But the primary article is at the top of page 3: "A Slave Case At New York."

This is the famous New York vs. Lemmon slave case, about which much can be found on the internet. Ultimately the decision mandated the release of eight slaves brought into... See More  

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688258

Journey to Salt Lake City... Verdict in the famous slave case...

Item #688258

November 04, 1852

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 4, 1852  Taking over 1 1/2 columns on page 2 is the very detailed: "Captain Stansbury's Expedition To The Great Salt Lake". This is a wonderful account of the journey, about which much can be found on the internet. The subheads include: "From the Literary World" "A Dutchman en Route" "A Happy Family on... See More  

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688251

Mortality on the wagon train route to California...

Item #688251

July 19, 1852

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 19, 1852  



* Emigrants travel to California



Page 3 has an article: "Mortality On The Plains" which reports on: "The mortality among emigrants to California by the overland route continues very large..." with some detail.

Also: "Intelligence From California takes over a full column and has subheads; "From... See More  

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688229

Capture of three slave ships...

Item #688229

June 26, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 26, 1847  Page 3 has a report: "Capture Of Slavers" reporting on 3 slave ships taken, a few bits noting: "...with a slave deck & all the store necessary for the infernal trade...the schooner Feliciade with 320 slaves on board...a very feast sailing schooner...completely fitted for the transport of an African live cargo...... See More  

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688205

Bainbridge, Georgia lynching...

Item #688205

May 25, 1937

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 25, 1937



* Willie Reed negro lynching in Bainbridge, Georgia



The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "Body Of Slayer Dragged Around Square; Burned" First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Willie Reed at Bainbridge, Georgia.

Complete with 34 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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688131

From Confederate New Orleans...

Item #688131

February 18, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Feb. 18, 1862 



* Rare Confederate publication from the deep South



Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a f... See More  

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688128

New Orleans during the Confederacy...

Item #688128

February 21, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Feb. 21, 1862  



* Rare Confederate publication from the deep South



Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a ... See More  

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688100

Inaugural Address of President Jefferson Davis... The fall of Fort Donelson...

Item #688100

February 24, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, February 24, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* President Jefferson Davis inauguration

* Best publication to be had ? (very rare)




Not only is this a great Confederate newspaper, but it is from the capital of the Confederacy and as such contains a great wealth of the latest news and battle reports.

Certainly the most significant content i... See More  

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687991

Death of President Taylor, inauguration of Fillmore...

Item #687991

July 13, 1850

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, July 13, 1850  The front page begins with: "Two Weeks Later From California - Battles With The Indians - Troubles with the Foreign Miners" which has some nice content concerning the situation in California. The ftpg also has: "Slave Cases in California".

Inside has: "Slavery And Freedom" as well as an editorial: "Death Of the Presid... See More  

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687962

Harrison wins the election: in a Washington, D.C. newspaper...

Item #687962

November 09, 1840

THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., Nov. 9, 1840



* William Henry Harrison

* Presidential election victory




Perhaps there can be no better newspaper to report a Presidential election than one from the nation's capital.

Page 3 begins with: "The Election" "It becomes our duty to announce to the public that we have received returns of the elections in a sufficient number of the stat... See More  

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687956

re. African slave trade...

Item #687956

May 04, 1860

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 4, 1860 



* African slave trade - Kongo

* re. Slaver Storm King escape

* Indictment of officers




 the bottom of the front page has a report headed: "The Slave Trade in New York" with subhead. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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687923

The second of the Lincoln Douglas debates...

Item #687923

September 03, 1858

NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Sept. 3, 1858  



* Abraham Lincoln & Stephen Douglas

* The Great Debates of 1858 (2nd of 7)

* Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois




We find that reports on the now-famous Lincoln Douglas debates are very difficult to find in newspapers outside of Illinois, perhaps not surprising because it was a senate race in Illinois and Lincoln was, at thi
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687865

Condition of the 'colored race'... Planning for the railroad...

Item #687865

June 16, 1853

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 16, 1853  Among the page 3 articles are: "Surveys For the Pacific Railroad" which reports on the work being done to find an appropriate route for an Atlantic-to-Pacific railroad, not to be completed until 1869.

Also: "Condition of the Colored Race" which has interesting commentary, including; "...condition of the f... See More  

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687819

Abbeville, Alabama Negro lynching...

Item #687819

February 05, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 5, 1937 



* Wesley Johnson Negro lynching 

* Abbeville, Henry County, Alabama
 



The top of the front page has a small one column heading: "Acts to Impeach Sheriff After Alabama Lynching" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Wes Johnson at Abbeville, Alabama.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40... See More  

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