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General Marquis de LaFayette in retirement...

Item #647151

October 25, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, October 25, 1817 Inside has over 1 1/2 columns providing details of General Marquis de LaFayette's life of retirement. Another article, "Prisoners with the Indians" talks briefly about American citizens who were held prison by the Heron. Yet another discusses the origins of 'Trials by Jury". Other news of the day is found... See More  

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James Gang outlaw talks on the witness stand in the Frank James murder trial...

Item #646565

August 26, 1883


* Outlaw Frank James

* Jesse James gang

* Gallatin, Missouri trial

The top of pg. 2 has column heads: "Giving Away The Gang" "Dick Liddell [Liddil] on the Witness Stand at Gallatin" "Full Details of His Connection with the James Boys" "How the Winston Train Robbery was Planned & Executed" and more. Th... See More  

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From the fabled Old West town of Tombstone... Deputy Sheriff Earp...

Item #646385

November 18, 1880

THE DAILY NUGGET, Tombstone, Pima County, Arizona, November 18, 1880 

* Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame

* Rare Wyatt Earp mention

This may well be the consummate "Old West town" much romanticized in movies and television shows, perhaps most famous for the gunfight at the OK Corral involving Wyatt Earp and the Clanton gang.

This rare issue was printed less than a year before... See More  

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Trial of Jefferson Davis... The Wall Street Panic of 1865...

Item #645518

August 16, 1865


* New York City Wall Street

* Post civil war stock market

* Jefferson Davis treason trial

Ftpg. column heads include: "The State Prisoners & Their Treatment" "The Freedmen of Virginia!" and much more. Inside has: "Trial of Jeff. Davis" "The Policy of President Johnson" "Business Excitement in New York&qu... See More  

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The very beginning of the O.J. Simpson media circus...

Item #645266

June 14, 1994

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 14, 1994 

* Murder of Nicole Brown Simpson & Ron Goldman

* Football great O. J. Simpson a suspect ?

* First report from the city where it happened

The significance of this issue is the relatively inconspicuous report on the front page with just a one column heading: "O.J. Simpson's Ex-Wife, Man Found Slain", in a newspaper from the city where... See More  

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"First they came for the Socialists... then they came for me."

Martin Niemöller arrested in Berlin....

Item #645075

July 02, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 1937

* Reverend Martin Niemöller arrested

* Ant-Nazi theologian and Lutheran pastor

* Famous "First they came..." statement fame

The front page has a one column heading: "NAZIS FINALLY PUT NIEMOELLER IN JAIL" with subheads that include: "Accuse Pastor of Slandering Notables and Calling for Opposition to Laws" "Court Trial ... See More  

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Jefferson Davis indicted for treason...

Item #644908

May 11, 1866

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, May 11, 1866 

* Confederate president Jefferson Davis

* Official indictment for treason

Page 3 has an article: "Jeff. Davis Indicted for Treason" which has near the beginning: "Yesterday Jefferson Davis was indicted for treason by the Grand Jury of the United States...and the trial of the prisoner, it is supposed, will take place in ... See More  

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"Peace is near at hand"... Huddy/Asgill Affair...

Item #644856

September 17, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 17, 1782

* Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century

* From The Enemy

Page 2 has news from America, including: "...steadily pursue the plan lately adopted for carrying on the American war...that he saw & conversed with the deputies from the New England colonies...with Sir Guy Carleton to know what terms had been proposed by this country to Congress... See More  

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Eskimoes... Early print of the Merrimac...

Item #644675

February 23, 1856

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Feb. 23, 1856  The front page has a print of: "The New U.S. Steam Frigate Merrimac on Her Trial Trip". This was the ship that would ultimately be scuttled by the U.S. Navy with the outbreak of the Civil War, and they resurrected by the Confederate Navy & converted to an iron-clad & be involved in the very famous battle with... See More  

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Great content from the end of the Civil War...

Item #644587

May 23, 1865

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 23, 1865 

* Closing events on the Civil War

* re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination

Page 2 includes: "The Nero Suffrage Question" "Southern Feeling Towards Davis" "The Treason Prisoners--How Jeff Appears" "Letter from a Devoted Rebel" "Spoils Taken at Augusta" "Trouble with the Negro Tro... See More  

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Great map showing North America... On taxing America without their consent...

Item #644350
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1776  The prime feature of this issue is the great map showing all of the western hemisphere titled: "A New Projection of the Western Hemisphere of the Earth on a Plane shewing the proportions of its several parts nearly as on a Globe, By J. Hardy, at Eton College."  The map is dated at the bottom: "by F. Newbery, Ludgat
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Battle of Bunker Hill... The Gunpowder Incident...

Item #644253

July 01, 1775

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 1, 1775 

* Battle of Bunker Hill - Charlestown

* American Revolutionary War

* The gunpowder incident

The most significant content would be a fine account of the very historic Battle of Bunker Hill, being a letter datelined: "Watertown, June 22" and includes in part: "Before this reaches you, you will doubtless hear of the eng... See More  

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Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial...

Item #644054

October 10, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 10, 1931

* Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone

* Tax evasion trial w/ transcripts

* World Series of baseball

Page 4 has a one column heading: "LAVISH CAPONE LIFE AND $5 TIPS BARED" with subheads. (see) Includes trial transcripts from the day before.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the current World Series between the Ph... See More  

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Very displayable French criminal broadside from 1794...

Item #643796

May 02, 1794

Interesting French criminal broadside announcing the acquittal of a trial against Etienne Michaud.  Headed in large type at the top (translated): JUDGMENT OF THE CRIMINAL COURT of the Department of Rhone, Who Declares Etienne Michaud Acquitted of The Charge Against Him." followed by details of the result of the trial.

There is a "dateline" at the middle; "Du 17 Floreal, l... See More  

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The South African diamond fields...

Item #643521

February 25, 1888

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, February 25, 1888  The front cover shows: "Chasing and Capturing a Diamond thief at the South African Diamond-Fields" with four scenes. Within the issues is "The Delagoa Bay Railway, South Africa"; half page print: "Trial of M. Wilson, in Paris, for Illicit Dealing in French Decorations". A full page: "The Russian Army: ... See More  

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Andersonville prison... Baseball at the "Presidential Mansion"...

Item #643468

August 30, 1865

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 30, 1865

* Andersonville prison

* Henry Wirz trial

* Early baseball

The front page has: "ANDERSONVILLE. The Wirz Trial Yesterday" and more. Page 5 has a rare report of a baseball game on the White House lawn, under: "The Field--Base Ball" which begins: "The base ball tournament was continued today in the rear of the Presidential Mansion...&qu... See More  

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The "Axis Sally" Trial... with photo...

Item #643134

January 24, 1949

MORNING CALL, Allentown, Jan 24, 1949 Ftpg. 3 line, 1 col. head: Treason Trial of Axis Sally Starts Today. One col. photo of Axis Sally above the head. Her real name was Mildred Elizabeth Gillars.

Front page only, but in good condition.

Note: "Mildred Gillars, AKA "Axis Sally", was a native of Portland, Main. She was studying music at Hunter College in Germany in the 1930s and f... See More  

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Early map of the Caribbean Islands...

Item #642767
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1756  The first two pages are devoted to the "Caribee Islands" [Caribbean] primarily limited to text on Barbadoes (see photos for portions). But of greater significance is the great and desirable foldout map labeled: "A Map of the CARIBBEE ISLANDS Shewing which belong to England, France, Spain, Dutch, & Danes...". This map fold... See More  

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Very early plastic surgery... Trial for the mutiny on the Bounty...

Item #642592
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  October, 1794  Included is a fascinating--and extremely early--account of what we would call plastic surgery, being a letter from the East Indies which notes in part: "...the following very curious, and, in Europe, I believe, unknown chirugical [archaic spelling of 'surgery'] operation which has long been practiced in India with success... See More  

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Davy Crockett in Congress...

Item #642496

December 20, 1834

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 20, 1834  In reports from Congress is text noting Davy Crockett's comments, with: "Mr. Crockett submitted the following resolutions:..." and a bit further on: "Mr. Crockett said he feared gentlemen did not understand the nature of his resolution. It was a mere inquiry whether those rivers were of a national character or not...&quo... See More  

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Ticonderoga... Article by Ben Franklin... Much more...

Item #642257
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Oct., 1777  Inside has: "Some of the Circumstances which Inevitably retard the Progress of a Northern Army through the uninhabited Countries of America" deals with the difficulties of Burgoyne's army in the colonies, not used to being in an environment so heavily forested. This interesting article takes nearly two pages. Further on is: "... See More  

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Nazi leader Robert Ley suicide....

Item #642234

October 26, 1945

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, October 26, 1945

* Robert Ley suicide death

* German Labour Front leader

The front page has two column heading: "Ley, Nazi Labor Boss, Hangs Self With Towel In Nuernberg Jail Cell" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Robert Ley, head of the German Labour Front, suicide while awaiting trial at Nuremberg for war crimes.

Other news, spo... See More  

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Serial killer & rapist Albert Fish pleads insanity......

Item #642117

January 08, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1935

* Albert Fish pleads not guilty

* By reason of insanity

* 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: "PLEA OF INSANITY ENTERED FOR FISH" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is o... See More  

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Serial killer & rapist Albert Fish insanity plea......

Item #642109

January 09, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1935

* Albert Fish insanity plea

* Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal

* "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man"

* "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria"

The back page has a one column heading: "Albert Fish Loses Plea" with subhead. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular... See More  

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The beheading of Marie Antoinette, the Queen of France...

Item #642039
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1793 

* Marie Antoinette beheaded

* The Queen of France

* Common hangman

Near the back under the heading: "Obituary of Considerable Persons", and amongst the listings of many others, is the very historic report of the beheading of Marie Antoinette, the text beginning: "Guillotined, at Paris, in her 38th year, being born Nov... See More  

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Beheading of King Louis XVI...

Item #642036
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1793  The best content is the report headed: "Particular Account of the Murder of Louis XVI" which gives considerable detail of the closing moments of his life, ending with: "...The Confessor fell upon his knees, and implored the King's blessing, who gave it him with an affectionate embrace. The religious & good Monarch the... See More  

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Louis XVI, with print of the guillotine...

Item #642030
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1793 

* King Louis XVI of France execution w/ print (historic)

This issue contains the: "Minutes of the Proceedings of the National Convention of France" which takes 4 pages with considerable detail on the trial of Louis XVI with a subhead: "The Final Judgment of Louis XVI" which has text which includes: "...Is Louis ... See More  

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Plate of erupting Mount Vesuvius...

Item #640631
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1767  This issue features a terrific full page plate captioned: "Mount Vesuvius with its Eruptions in the Year 1767" which is accompanied by a detailed article as well (see).

There is an article: "Resolutions of the Province of New York"

Among the articles within are: "Remarkable Trials in the Star Chamber" "... See More  

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Serial killer & rapist Albert Fish trial...

Item #640410

March 19, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1935

* Albert H. Fish court trial - self-harm

* 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: "'NOT IN RIGHT MIND,' FISH WROTE TO SON" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one o... See More  

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Serial killer & rapist Albert Fish trial...

Item #640386

March 25, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 25, 1935

* Albert H. Fish court trial - Confession

* Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal

* "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man"

* "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria"

The top of page 3 is a one column heading: "'FISH SAYS HE SLEW THE GAFFNEY BOY" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publi... See More  

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Map of the North Pole... Execution of Admiral Byng...

Item #640072
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1757 

* Admiral John Byng execution

* HMS Monarch - Royal Navy

* Battle of Minorca failure

* Early North Pole map

The prime feature of this issue is a large foldout map titled: "A Physical Planisphere wherein are represented all the known Lands & seas in the Great Chains of Mountains which traverse the Globe from the North Pole...&quo... See More  

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Jim Thorpe wins Olympic gold... In a Carlisle newspaper...

Item #640043

July 09, 1912

VALLEY SENTINEL, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1912  Although legendary athlete Jim Thorpe was born & grew up in Oklahoma, he has very close ties with the city of Carlisle. It was in 1904 when Thorpe attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School that his incredible athletic prowess was discovered by "Pop" Warner, one of the most influential coaches in early football history. ... See More  

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Mike Tyson gets 10 years for rape...

Item #639976

March 26, 1992


* Heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson

* 10 year Sentencing for rape

* Best title to be had

The front page has a banner headline: "Tyson gets 10-year term" with subhead and photo. (see) More on page 2. First report coverage on Heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson being sentenced for the rape of Desiree Washington. Nice to have from the city where... See More  

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Reconstruction begins after the Civil War...

Item #639191

August 15, 1865

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 15, 1865  Among the ftpg. column heads: "FROM RICHMOND!" "Restoration of Civil Rule Not Advisable Just Now" "Secession Agitations to be Forever Silenced" "The Result of the Rebellion" "Life to the Nation, Death to Slavery" "R. E. Lee's Election to the Presidency of Washington College" "Grantin... See More  

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Al 'Scarface' Capone changes plea....

Item #638932

July 31, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 31, 1931

* Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone tax evasion case

* Changes plea to Judge H. Wilkerson

Page 12 has a one column heading: "CAPONE BEGS A TRIAL AS COURT BARS DEAL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Al Capone changing his mind and pleading not guilty after learning he may get a hefty jail sentence on the tax evasion charge. This ... See More  

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Trial of the Andersonville prison warden...

Item #638816

October 03, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 3, 1865 

* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz

The front page has: "Andersonville" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday--Gen. Bragg Relieve from Duty as a Member of the Commission--Obstreperous Conduct of Counsel Baker". Inside has: "Alabama on the Negro".

Eight pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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Dutch Schultz trial ends in a deadlock..

Item #638745

April 28, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1935

* Dutch Schultz trial ends in a deadlock

* Jewish gangster - beer baron - bootlegger

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DEADLOCK OF JURY ENDS SCHULTZ TRIAL; 7 TO 5 AT THE END" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the end of Arthur 'Dutch Schultz' Flegenheimer's trial for income tax evasion that resulted in a... See More  

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Much on Lewis & Clark & their exploration to the Pacific...

Item #638603

August 24, 1807

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 24, 1807 

* Lewis and Clark expedition - Pacific

The back page has a very lengthy: "Proposals...For Publishing LEWIS and CLARK'S Tour to the Pacific Ocean, through the Interior of the Continent of North America..." noting the details that will be in "Volume First" as well as "Volume Second". And this is fol... See More  

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Much on Lewis & Clark & their exploration to the Pacific...

Item #638602

August 26, 1807

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 1807 

* Lewis and Clark expedition - Pacific

The back page has a very lengthy: "Proposals...For Publishing LEWIS and CLARK'S Tour to the Pacific Ocean, through the Interior of the Continent of North America..." noting the details that will be in "Volume First" as well as "Volume Second". And this is fol... See More  

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White slaves, Porter's court martial trial, The Shakers, Creek Indians...

Item #638112

September 03, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 3, 1825  Page 3 has an interesting article: "White Slaves". Elsewhere are: "The Shakers" with some details on them at Watervliet, New York; over 4 pages taken up with: "The Trial of Commodore Porter" concerning his general court martial for invading a town in Puerto Rico, which includes 2 letters signed in type: James ... See More  

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Barbaric treatment of apprentices...

Item #637936

August 17, 1767

THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL [Gloucester], England, August 17, 1767  Beginning on page 2 is the reporting of the barbaric treatments that Elizabeth Brownrigg did to the girl apprentices. She had beaten the one girl so viciously that, even though she had been found, the doctors were not able to save her life.  "On Sunday morning one of the unfortunate girls who were cruelly beaten, and othe... See More  

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Report from the Frank James trial...

Item #637767

April 12, 1883


* Outlaw Frank James

* Jesse James gang

* Dick Liddil

The top of pg. 2 has: "MISSOURI'S OUTLAWS" "Dick Liddill's Value as a Witness for the State in the James Trial" "Charley Ford's Opinion of His Testimony--Jail Delivery at Quincy--Burrill in the Penitentiary--Convicted of Libel--Unearthing a Skeleton--The... See More  

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The "Spruce Goose" on trial...

Howard Hughes inquiry halted...

Item #637552

August 12, 1947


* Aviator Howard Hughes inquiry is halted

* The "Spruce Goose" endeavor on trial

The front page has the single column heading: "SENATORS SUSPEND INQUIRY ON HUGHES; COWARDLY, HE SAYS." The article continues on page 15 where another 5-column heading reads: "Senators Halt Inquiry as Hughes Calls Step Cowardly," which includ... See More  

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Mayor Marion Barry arrested...

McMartin Preschool teachers acquitted of Satanic ritual child-sex abuse...

Item #637400

December 21, 1989

THE WASHINGTON POST, Washington, D.C., December 21, 1989

* Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry arrested

* McMartin Preschool teachers acquitted of child-abuse

* Satanic ritual child-sex abuse hysteria

The front page has the two-line banner headline: "Barry Arrested on Cocaine Charges In Undercover FBI, Police Operation", with subhead: "Sources Say Mayor Used Crack In Downtow... See More  

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New Orleans during the Confederacy...

Item #637188

October 19, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 19, 1861  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 fight. So "Confederate" issues fro... See More  

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Guiteau: President Garfield's assassin on trial...

Item #637186

December 03, 1881


* President James Garfield assassination

* Charles J. Guiteau on trial

The full ftpg. shows: "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guiteau Being Escorted from the Courtroom..." and the doublepage centerfold shows; "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guards Unlocking the Handcuffs of the Prisoner...&q... See More  

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Startling reports from the Andersonville Prison trial...

Item #636781

August 29, 1865


* Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter

* Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia

Among the ftpg. column heads are: "THE WERZE TRIAL" "A Fresh Accumulation of Horrors!" "Further Convincing Evidence Against the Prisoner" "More of Werze's Diabolical Cruelty" "He Murders Sick Soldiers as a Pastime" &qu... See More  

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On the Daniel Sickles verdict...

Item #636702

April 28, 1859

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 28, 1859 

* Daniel Edgar Sickles trial verdict

* Philip Barton Key murder

Page 6 has over 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Comments On The Trial of Daniel E. Sickles" concerning his the controversial trial for the murder of Philip Barton Key, and was historic for being the first use of the temporarily insanity plea. One of the comments begins: "Whate... See More  

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On the Roberts & Carlisle treason... Discussion of the American war...

Item #636665
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1779  The first article: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" takes ten pages and includes much talk of the on-going Revolutionary War, bits including: "...He enumerated a black catalogue of crimes committed by the leaders of the American rebellion against his Majesty's loyal subjects in that country..." and ... See More  

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The trial of Frank James...

Item #636572

June 21, 1883


* Outlaw Frank James

* Jesse James gang

* Gallatin, Missouri trial

Page 7 has two-thirds of a column headed: "FRANK JAMES" "The Prosecution Unmasked by the Unexpected Postponement of the Trial" "Mrs. Hite's Presence a Surprise--Dick Liddill on Parole--Craig and Timberlake Too Energetic to Please the Defense" wi... See More  

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