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682236

The horrors of the Andersonville prison...

Item #682236

September 02, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 2, 1865 



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The prime content is at the top of the bkpg. with reports on the trial of Henry Wirz, the "demon" jailer of the Andersonville Prison camp: "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "The Horrible Case of the Age Resumed" "More Testimony as to the Inhumanity of Wirz" "Awful Condition of the Pris... See More  

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681687

Adolph Eichmann trial begins...

Item #681687

April 11, 1961

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, April 11, 1961



* Adolph Eichmann trial begins

* Jewish mass murderer

* World War II Nazi



This 10 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "Eichmann Challenges Rights of Three Judges" with subhead: "Israel Opens His Trial In Fortress"



Tells of the start of the trial against Adolph Eichmann, 'the archi... See More  

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681222

Landmark issue on the Communism trials...

Item #681222

October 14, 1949

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 14, 1949 



* Smith Act trials of Communist Party leaders

* Socialists - socialism - guilty verdict coming




The top of the front page has heads on the Smith Act trials of Communist party leaders, with: "Jury Holds Fate of 11 Reds; Judge In His Charge Warns Communism Is Not On Trial" with various related subheads & a photo as well (see). This issue report... See More  

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680774

Interment of Abraham Lincoln reported in his hometown newspaper...

Item #680774

May 05, 1865

ILLINOIS STATE JOURNAL, Springfield, May 5, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln's funeral & burial

* The very best title to be had

* An extremely rare opportunity here




Obviously a very damaged newspaper (see photos) however this is a newspaper from Lincoln's hometown, with coverage of his funeral & interment, and from the city where Lincoln was buried.

Although the front page has... See More  

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680699

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

Item #680699

December 03, 1881

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 3, 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..."; ... See More  

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680556

Trial of Axis Sally... Nazis broadcaster...

Item #680556

September 25, 1948

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 25, 1948 



* Mildred Gillars pleads not guilty 

* Axis Sally - trial for treason 

* Nazis broadcaster
 



Page 8 has a small one column heading: "TRIAL OF 'AXIS SALLY' SET" "Court Names Nov. 15--Accused Would Have Truman Appear" (see) Brief coverage of the decision to go to trial as Mildred Gillars pleads not guilty ... See More  

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680345

1915 Coppage v. Kansas Supreme Court decision...

Item #680345

January 25, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, January 25, 1915



* Coppage v. Kansas  re. yellow-dog contracts

* United States Supreme Court decision - labor unions




The front page has a banner headline: "Labor Men Lose Important Ruling By Supreme Court" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are no... See More  

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680291

The Supreme Court rules on same-sex marriage...

Item #680291

June 27, 2013

THE SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, California, June 27, 2013



* Obergefell v. Hodges - same-sex marriage

* Supreme Court of the United States - LGBT




A rarely saved yet significant report with the banner headline announcing: "HIGH COURT BOLSTERS SAME-SEX MARRIAGES" with related subheads and photos.

The complete issue with all 4 sections, nice condition.... See More  

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680189

A racist newspaper on the trial of the Lincoln conspirators...

Item #680189

June 10, 1865

NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, June 10, 1865 

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* Lincoln assassins trial

* Rare pro-white title

* Reconstruction era




A decidedly racist newspaper which began well before the Civil War & lasted a few years after. As such their reporting on war events provide a contrasting perspective beyond most other Northern newspapers.

Among the reports: "The Assassination Trial"... See More  

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680188

A racist newspaper on the trial of the Lincoln conspirators...

Item #680188

June 03, 1865

NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, June 3, 1865 



* Lincoln assassins trial

* Rare pro-white title

* Reconstruction era




A decidedly racist newspaper which began well before the Civil War & lasted a few years after. As such their reporting on war events provide a contrasting perspective beyond most other Northern newspapers.

Among the reports: "The Assassination Trial" &... See More  

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679994

Trial of the Andersonville prison warden...

Item #679994

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, uncut and untrimmed, a little light foxing, generally very nice.... See More  

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679864

1922 William Desmond Taylor murder....

Item #679864

February 04, 1922

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 4, 1922



* William Desmond Taylor shot dead



The front page has a one column heading: "POLICE SEEK BUTLER IN TAYLOR MURDER" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the murder of famed actor and director William Desmond Taylor which is still unsolved till this day. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Complete ... See More  

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679743

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

Item #679743

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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679734

Supreme Court outlaws school prayer...

Item #679734

June 26, 1962

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, June 26, 1962



* School prayer deemed unconstitutional 

* Engel v. Vitale Supreme Court decision 

* Separation of church and state 




The front page has a four column heading: "High Court Ruling May Doom School Religious Observances" with caption: "Prayer Recitation Unconstitutional" Historic first report coverage on th... See More  

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679466

John Wayne Gacy's trial ends... serial killer...

Item #679466

March 11, 1980

SUN-TIMES, Chicago, March 11, 1980 



* John Wayne Gacy's trial ending

* American serial killer

* "Pogo the Clown" 

* From the city where it happened (rare)




Page 3 has coverage at the end of Gacy's trail with headings: "'Gacy case heading for jury" Coverage continues on page 62. (see) Gacy would be found guilty the next day. Great to have in this Ch... See More  

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679434

Much on the Wirz trial, the warden of Andersonville Prison...

Item #679434

September 22, 1865

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 22, 1865 



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




Among the front page column heads are: "THE WERZE [Wirz] TRIAL" "Remarkable Speech of Howell Cobb" "he Wants to See Mr. Lincoln Hung" "He Expects the Same Fate for Himself" "The Sickening Atrocities of Werze" "The Fatal Horrors of the Dead Line&quo... See More  

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679285

United States v. Cruikshank...

Item #679285

March 28, 1876

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1876 



* Supreme Court decision giving cover to the KKK

* Bill of Rights did not apply to State Governments (?)




Page 2 has a almost 2.5 column article: "COLORED VOTERS IN LOUISIANA", which tells of the SCOTUS' decision in the United States v. Cruikshank case. This "case represented a major blow to federal efforts to protect the civil... See More  

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679231

United States Supreme Court Building cornerstone...

Item #679231

October 14, 1932

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 14, 1932 



* United States Supreme Court Building

* President Herbert Hoover laying the cornerstone




The top of the front page has a two column head: "Hoover Lays Supreme Court Cornerstone; Hughes and Davis Speak for Bench and Bar". First report coverage on President Herbert Hoover laying the cornerstone for the new United States Supreme Court Building in W... See More  

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679226

Bible reading is banned in public schools...

Item #679226

June 18, 1963

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, New York, June 18, 1963



* Bible reading in school is banned by the Supreme Court



The top of a front page column has an article prefaced with: "Bible Reading and saying the Lord's Prayer were barred from public schools." with more text concerning the decision by the Supreme Court.

Complete in 26 pages, binding holes at the blank spine, very nice condit... See More  

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679009

Sinking of the U.S.S. Maine...

Item #679009

March 05, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 5, 1898 



* USS Maine sinking disaster

* Spanish-American War prelude

* Havana Harbor, Cuba




The front page has a full page illustration of" "Washington's Birthday Celebration at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia".

Two full pages includes 16 photos of: "Destruction of the U.S. Battleship 'Maine in Havana Harbo... See More  

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679004

The riding hall at Fort Myers, Virginia...

Item #679004

April 02, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 2, 1898  There is a full front page illustration of "Los Fosos--'The Ditches'" which is a Havana, Cuba, scene. Fullpg. with 8 photos of "Distribution of American Relief in Cuba'". There is a nearly half page illustration by Remington called: "Hurdling on Three Horses" plus there is a Remington doublepage centerfold... See More  

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678870

Young evangelist Bill Graham prays with the president Truman...

Item #678870

July 15, 1950

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1950



* Young evangelist Billy Graham's 1st White House visit

* Prays with President Harry Truman 
at the White House 

* Would become the spiritual advisor to several Presidents



Buried on page 11 is the historic, but rather inconspicuous report: "President and Evangelist Pray in the White House", followed by a brief description of the... See More  

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678656

1907 McKinley National Memorial dedication in Canton, Ohio...

Item #678656

September 30, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 30, 1907



* President William McKinley ceremony

* McKinley National Memorial monument

* Canton, Stark, County, Ohio dedication




The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "MEMORIAL TO M'KINLEY IS DEDICATED" with subheads and photo (grainy). (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "... See More  

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678589

Supreme Court Blocks President...

Item #678589

June 03, 1952

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 3, 1952



* Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co vs. Sawyer

* Supreme Court decision checks Presidential Authority



The front page has a displayable photo and  a 4 column headline: "STEEL SEIZURE HELD INVALID; STRIKE CALLED IMMEDIATELY" which tells of the United States Supreme Court's decision that limited the power of the Presiden... See More  

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678414

Much mention of Kit Carson in the mutiny trial of John C. Fremont...

Item #678414

December 18, 1847

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 18, 1847  Page 2 has nearly two columns taken up with reports concerning the court martial of John Fremont for mutiny & other charges, including a letter signed in type: J. C. Fremont.

Pages 2 & 3 have much on the Mexican War headed: "The President's Message--No. III".  And the back page has more on the: "Army Cou... See More  

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678216

Reporting on the John Brown Harper's Ferry insurrection...

Item #678216

November 11, 1859

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 11, 1859



* John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid

* Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia trial




 Page 5 has 1 1/2 columns of reports headed: "JOHN BROWN'S INVASION" "The Case of Cook" with subheads including: "More Precautions--What is the Chivalry of the South?--The Engine Room at Harper's Ferry".

Eight pages, some ink du... See More  

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678119

Abe Ruef pleads guilty...

Item #678119

May 15, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 15, 1907



* Abraham "Abe" Ruef bribery case

* Corrupt political boss & lawyer

* San Francisco, California mayor




The front page has a nice banner headline: "ABE RUEF PLEADS GUILTY" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues tha... See More  

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678117

The "Trial of the Century"...

Item #678117

April 12, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 12, 1907



* Harry Thaw & Stanford White

* 1st murder trial ends w/ a hung jury




The front page has a nice banner headline: "Thaw Jury Disagreed and Is Discharged" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile ... See More  

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678064

America is not about to compromise with England...

Item #678064
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1778 



* No compromise w/ England

* American Revolutionary War




Among the articles within are: "The Theory of Insulating Bodies Examined, & some of the Supposed Properties which Electricians have ascribed to Glass, proved by Experiments not to Exist" which includes reference to Ben Franklin. Also: "On the Worshiping o... See More  

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678051

The "Trial of the Century"...

Item #678051

January 23, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 23, 1907



* Harry Thaw & Stanford White

* Murder Trial begins (1st report)




The top of the front page has two column headline: "TRIAL OF HARRY THAW COMMENCED TODAY" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in p... See More  

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678020

From New Orleans during the Confederacy...

Item #678020

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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678016

A rare title from the Civil War, just after the close of the Civil War...

Item #678016

May 31, 1865

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, May 31, 1865  W. G. Brownlow, or  Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his ferve... See More  

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677981

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

Item #677981
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, Ludg
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677965

French aviation pioneer Hubert Latham...

Item #677965

July 27, 1909

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 27, 1909



* Hubert Latham fails on 2nd attempt

* French aviator - aviation pioneer

* Airplane flight across the English Channel




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "LATHAM FAILS ON 2ND TRIAL" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are ... See More  

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677840

1905 Lochner v. New York... 10 hr. work day...

Item #677840

April 10, 1905

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 10, 1905



* United States Supreme Court decision

* Lochner v. New York - 10 hour work day




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "10-HOUR DAY LAW UNCONSTITUTIONAL" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this ... See More  

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677684

Mobster Kid Cann acquitted of murder....

Item #677684

February 19, 1936

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 19, 1936



* Kid Cann - Isadore Blumenfeldd

* Jewish-American mobster - gangster

* Minneapolis, Minnesota organized crime




The front page has a five column heading: "Acquit Cann in Liggett Slaying" with subheads. (see) Related photo is on the back page. First report coverage continues on page 2 with photo of Isadore Blumenfeld.

Other news, sports and... See More  

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677595

Supreme Court ruling on women's right to vote...

Item #677595

March 30, 1875

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1875



* Minor vs. Happersett

* Supreme Court does NOT back Women's Suffrage




Page 2 column 6 of this issue contains: "...A QUESTION INVOLVING A WOMEN'S RIGHT TO VOTE", followed by an article detailing the court's decision.

Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice. Should be handled with care.



Note: &q... See More  

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677587

Beecher-Tilton scandal...

Item #677587

March 26, 1875

ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, March 26, 1875



* Henry Ward Beecher

* Elizabeth Tilton

* Adultery trial

* Victoria Woodhull




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "THEODORE AND VICTORIA" "Tilton's Oft-Repeated Visits to the Woodhull Mansion" and more.

Complete in 8 pages, nice... See More  

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677460

Trial of the Andersonville Prison warden...

Item #677460

September 13, 1865

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 13, 1865  Among the front page column heads are: "THE WERZE TRIAL" [Wirz, the Andersonville prison warden], "List of Witnesses for the Defense" "More Evidence From Union Soldiers" "He Whips More Men Than Gen. Johnston" and: "South Carolina" "Meade & Gillmore at Columbia" "The Cotton Trade at Sava... See More  

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677244

1913 Militant suffragette Olive Wharry...

Item #677244

March 07, 1913

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 7, 1913



* Militant suffragette Olive Wharry



Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "SUFFRAGETTE IS SENTENCED TO 18 MONTHS" (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 24 pages, two sm... See More  

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677232

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

Item #677232

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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677089

The Essential Facility Doctrine... a significant ruling...

Federal Supreme Court ends monopoly...

Item #677089

December 17, 1912

THE CALL, San Francisco, California, December 17, 1912  The front page of this issue features a banner headline "Huge Anthracite Coal Combine Is Destroyed By Federal Supreme Court" with subheads "Six Railroads Held Monopoly In Perpetuity", "Through Fuel Companies Which They Controlled Transportation Concerns Had Contracts to Purchase Output of the 'Independent'... See More  

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677047

Rehmeyer's Hollow murder... Witchcraft...

Item #677047

January 08, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1929 



* Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder

* York, Pennsylvania - John Blymire




Page 3 has an article headed: "PRISONER TOLD HIM 'I GOT THE WITCH'" "Third Witness at York (Pa.) Trial Makes Charge Against One Defendant" "Halts 'Witchcraft' Case" and more. (see)

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

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676722

Canada content...

Item #676722
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1747  Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" with various news reports of the day, including an "Extract of a Letter from Cape Breton which is in Canada, and some reports on the trial of Lord Lovat.  There is also: "A Description of the Town and Harbour of Louisbourgh, on the Island of Cape Breton..." which t
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676565

Charles Evans Hughes sworn into SCOTUS...

Item #676565

October 10, 1910

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 10, 1910



* Charles Evans Hughes sworn in

* Supreme Court of the United States




The front page has a two column heading: "HUGHES IS SWORN IN AS MEMBER SUPREME COURT" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in pape... See More  

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676450

1911 United States v. American Tobacco Co....

Item #676450

May 29, 1911

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 29, 1911



* United States Supreme Court case decision

* United States v. American Tobacco Co.




The front page has a banner headline: "DECISION OF SUPREME COURT IS AGAINST THE TOBACCO TRUST" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile ... See More  

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676367

Libel charges against Woodhull & Claflin...

Item #676367

January 23, 1873

ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, Jan. 23, 1873



* Victoria Woodhull

* Tennessee Celeste Claflin

* Indictments for libel




The very bottom of the front page has a brief yet notable report headed: "Woodhull and Claflin Again Arrested" noting: "...were again arrested yesterday and locked up over night on not giving bail for fresh charges of libel. They were to-day he... See More  

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675943

Attempts to impeach President Andrew Johnson...

Item #675943

April 11, 1868

NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1868 



* President Andrew Johnson

* Reconstruction era impeachment trial




The top of the first column of the front page has one column headings: "IMPEACHMENT" "The Opening Argument for the Defense Concluded" and more. Text takes up the entire front page and most of the back page.

Eight pages, nice condition.... See More  

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675830

Sentenced to die: the Lindbergh baby case...

Item #675830

February 14, 1935

FORT DODGE MESSENGER, Iowa, Feb. 14, 1935  



* Bruno Hauptmann death sentence

* Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping




Banner headline announces: "HAUPTMANN SENTENCED TO DIE" "Defense Will Fight Murder Conviction" with related subheads. Also a photo of: "Bruno Richard Hauptmann" as well as the 12 jurors in the trial. 

Complete in 16 pages, close-trimmed an... See More  

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675744

Harry Thaw... Stanford White murder...

Item #675744

February 01, 1908

THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Penn., February 1, 1908 



* 1st successful use of insanity plea in court 

* Harry Thaw - Stanford White murder trial




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Harry K. Thaw Acquitted Today Of Murder Of Stanford White" with subheads. (see)

Ten pages, light toning, piece torn away at the bottom right corner which causes a little text loss t... See More  

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