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643416

Civil War news from the Confederacy...

Item #643416

January 23, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 23, 1863 



* From the origin of the Civil War



Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States of America", this being one of only a few such newspapers which did so.

Among ftpg. column heads are: "Official Dispatch from Gen. Bragg--More Brilliant Exploits of Gens. Wheeler and Forrest" which is signed in type: Braxton Bra... See More  

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643374

The Right of Secession... in a rare Confederate newspaper...

Item #643374

October 21, 1863

WEEKLY STANDARD, Raleigh, North Carolina, Oct. 21, 1863 



* Rare Confederate title

* The Right of Secession



Certainly one of the less common titles we've brought into inventory from the Confederacy. Among the front page items are: "The Latest News", "Capt. Davis Withdrawn", "Discussion at Smithfield" and some smaller items.

The inside pages begin with ... See More  

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$94.00
642840

Creating the state of Franklin... Benjamin Martin, famed optician...

Item #642840

August 01, 1785

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1785  Near the back is a small bit headed: "American News" which mentions that: "...the counties of Washington, Sullivan, and Green have declared themselves independent of the state of North Carolina..." because they: "...found themselves grievously taxed for the support of government without enjoying the blessings of it."... See More  

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642495

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

Item #642495

December 28, 1811

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 28, 1811  Perhaps the prime content in this issue is a report on the Battle of Tippecanoe, headed: "Battle On The Wabash" and prefaced with: "...message from the President of the United States, enclosing governor Harrison's two letters...on the late engagement with the Indians..." with the complete text taking nearly 4 pages,... See More  

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639394

Reports from the Confederacy...

Item #639394

February 03, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 3, 1864 



* Rare rebel title



A newspaper from the capital of the Confederate states, the city through which all news reports flowed during the Civil War. The front page has much on the war with items headed: "From the Blackwater Region" "The Enemy at New Bern, North Carolina" "From Charleston" "Arrest of Ex-Se... See More  

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638796

Hangings of three murderers, with much detail...

Item #638796

June 19, 1875

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, June 19, 1875  Over half of the front page is taken up with reports on the hanging  executions of  3 criminals, headed: "THE GALLOWS" "Yesterday Proves a Black Friday for Three Murderers" "National Burgess Executed at Effingham, Ills." "Bad Case for John Casey at Paris, Ills." "Austin Hill Passes Through the Vall... See More  

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638234

Actress Grace Moore & Al Capone deaths...

Item #638234

January 27, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 27, 1947



* Grace Moore killed in airplane crash

* Opera singer & actress - Tennessee Nightingale

* Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone death




The top of the front page has a two column  headline: "GRACE MOORE DIES IN BURNING PLANE; PRINCE ALSO KILLED" with subheads that include: "Crash In Denmark" "Take-Off Mishap Fatal to Sing... See More  

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635480

1865 reconstruction...

Item #635480

August 11, 1865

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Pennsylvania, August 11, 1865



* Post Civil War reconstruction 

* Rebel prisoners - freed slaves 




The front page has one column headings that include: "OUR SOUTHERN TOUR" "Still In North Carolina" "Negro Labor--Pro and Con" "The Insanity Of Slavery" "Fortress Monroe" "Pennsylvania Veterans Coming Ho... See More  

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633584

Small Civil War map on the front page...

Item #633584

December 04, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 4, 1862  The ftpg. has a small, one column head of a map of the New Bern and Beaufort area (see). Various column heads on the Civil War include: "Important From North Carolina" "Important From Eastern Virginia" "News From Burnside's Army" "Interesting From Arkansas" "Reconnaissance from Harper's Ferry..." and much... See More  

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633208

North Carolina abolishing slavery... Baseball...

Item #633208

December 18, 1865

THE CIRCULAR, Mount Tom, New York, Dec. 18, 1865  A weekly newspaper published by the Oneida community. Most of the content has religious or literary overtones, however the back page reports "North Carolina has ratified the Constitutional Amendment abolishing slavery." Also on this same page is information on the division of The Order of Fenian Brotherhood of the United States.

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632543

Elliott Daingerfield death... North Carolina artist...

Item #632543

October 23, 1932

THEN NEW YORK TIMES, October 23, 1932



* Elliott Daingerfield death

* North Carolina artist - paintings

* Westglow, Blowing Rock, Watauga County




Page 37 has a one column heading: "E. DAINGERFIELD, ARTIST, DEAD AT 73" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Elliott Daingerfield, one of North Carolina's most prolific artists. I suspect this is one of the few p... See More  

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630993

Includes news from America... Three full page plates...

Item #630993

January 01, 1789

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1789  Among the articles are: "Calculus of the Ensuing Transit of Mercury" which includes an illustration (see photos); "Thoughts on dueling" "Cruelty Towards Animals, Particularly Horses, Reprobated" and much more. Near the back is news from: "America" with various items including laws for shipping, a repo... See More  

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629330

William Chapman Ralston suicide...

Item #629330

September 01, 1875

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, September 1, 1875



* Bank of California failure 

* William Chapman Ralston suicide ?




The front page has an article headed: "CALIFORNIA" "The Funeral Of Ralston-The Financial Situation-The Bank Failure" and more.

Complete in 4 pages, irregular along the spine, a little light foxing, otherwise nice.... See More  

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628769

Coal Glen mine explosion disaster...

Item #628769

May 29, 1925

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, May 29, 1925



* Coal Glen mine explosion disaster (1st report)

* Oakland Township, Chatham County, North Carolina




The front page has a two column heading: "BODIES OF 32 MINE VICTIMS ARE RECOVERED FOLLOWING EXPLOSION" (see) First report coverage on the Coal Glen North Carolina mine disaster.

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

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628197

François Darlan assassination...

Item #628197

December 25, 1942

WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, December 25, 1942



* François Darlan assassination

* French Admiral of the Fleet




The front page has a four column headline: "ADMIRAL DARLAN KILLED AND ASSASSIN CAPTURED" with subheads. (see) and small photo. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of French Admiral and political figure, Jean Louis Xavier François Darla... See More  

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627993

Illinois Rose Bowl victory in 1947

Item #627993

January 02, 1947

THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, January 2, 1947



* Rose Bowl: Illinois Fighting Illini vs. UCLA Bruins

* Orange Bowl: Rice Owls vs. Tennessee Volunteers

* Sugar Bowl: Georgia Bulldogs vs. North Carolina Tar Heels

* Cotton Bowl: Arkansas Razorbacks vs. LSU Tigers




The sport's section (page 25) has a banner headline: "Illinois' Victory Bracketed With Michigan's of 1902" wit... See More  

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624457

Determining the northern boundary of North Carolina...

Item #624457

December 05, 1792

DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 5, 1792  Page 3 has a report from "Congress of the United States" concerning discussion of: "The bill for determining the northern boundary of the territory ceded to the United States by North Carolina...". Much other news of the day and a wealth of ads, including a "Six Cents Reward" for a runaway appren... See More  

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621839

Dollfuss assassination....

Item #621839

July 26, 1934

THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, July 26, 1934



* Engelbert Dollfuss assassinated by Nazis

* Austrian dictator

* Nazi coup fails



The front page has a four column headline: "AUSTRIAN PREMIER KILLED BY NAZIS AFTER CAPTURE OF FEDERAL CHANCELLORY" with subheads and photo of Dollfuss.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light browning... See More  

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621405

Closing events of the Civil War...

Item #621405

May 30, 1865

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, May 30, 1865  The top of page 2 column has heads: "Important Proclamations" "The Terms of Amnesty" "Provisional Government for North Carolina" "The Conspiracy Trial" and more related reports on the closing events of the Civil War.

Four pages, good condition.

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620687

Latest from the Civil War...

Item #620687

March 18, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 18, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Disappointment of General Fremont" "Arrival of Refugees from the South" "From North Carolina' "The Siege of Vicksburg" "From the Lower Mississippi" and more.

Eight pages, irregular at the spine affects some words, otherwise nice.

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620686

Capture of 7,000 rebels...

Item #620686

March 14, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 14, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The War in the South-West" "Fight on the Yazoo" "Brilliant Union Victory" "Capture of 7,000 Rebel Prisoners..." "Reported Intentions of the Rebels" "Invasion of Kentucky & Ohio" "Fight With guerrillas in North Carolina".

Eight pa... See More  

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620548

General MacArthur returns to the Philippines...

Item #620548

October 23, 1944

WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, October 23, 1944



* General Douglas MacArthur returns to the Philippines

* Front page photo



This 8 page newspaper has a nice two column photo of General Douglas MacArthur with caption: "He Came Back" referring to his famous promise to return to the Philippines. World War II related headlines as well. (see photos)

Other news of the day. Lig... See More  

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620413

War reports in this weekly newspaper...

Item #620413

February 21, 1863

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 21, 1863 A wealth of war-related reports, including column heads: "Dept. of North Carolina" "Department of Virginia" "Bases of Reconstruction" "The Late Attack on Fort McAllister, Georgia--The Montauk Under Fire" "The Affair In Charleston Harbor" "The Rebel Blockade at Vicksburg" "The Conscription Bill&q... See More  

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620168

Much action near Charleston...

Item #620168

February 06, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 6, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Removal of Gen. Butler" "The Affair Off Charleston Harbor" "The Affair at Fort Donelson" "The Rebels Driven in Great Disorder" "The Blockade of Charleston" "They were To Attack the City" "The Defeat of Pryor on the Blackwater" "... See More  

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618195

Wilmington Campaign, North Carolina...

Item #618195

December 31, 1864

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, December 31, 1864



* Wilmington Campaign - North Carolina

* General Benjamin Butler




Page 4 has various reports on the Civil War with one column headings. See images here.

Complete in 8 pages, this issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Minor spine wea... See More  

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618082

Nixon Shock in 1971...

Item #618082

August 16, 1971

THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, August 16, 1971



* President Richard Nixon

* 90-Day wage and price freeze




The front page has a banner headline: "Nixon Freezes Wages and Prices" with subhead: "Proposes Cuts In Income Tax" with photo of Nixon. (see) This pertains to President Richard Nixon's announcement of the Famous 90-Day Price freeze on wages, produc... See More  

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615535

Wilmington, North Carolina...

Item #615535

May 14, 1875

THE WEEKLY STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 14, 1875  From the South ten years after the Civil War with various news reports and ads. Four pages, nice condition.

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614596

Battle near Corinth...

Item #614596

October 28, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 28, 1863



* Philadelphia, Tennessee

* Corinth, Mississippi




Among the front page column headlines on the Civil War are: "A Fight in East Tennessee" "The Rebels Driven Below Philadelphia" "Uprising of the People in Virginia, North Carolina, & Tennessee Against the Rebels" "A Fight Near Corinth" "The Rebels Driven Back with... See More  

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612734

North Carolina governor censures the Assembly...

Item #612734

May 29, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, May 29, 1773  Inside has a report headed: "America" with news from Charleston including mention that: "...his Excellency Josiah Martin,  Governor in Chief of North Carolina, gave his assent to 25 bills & rejected 17. His Excellency then...censured the conduct of the Common House, prorogued the General Assembly...& the next day dissolved the sa... See More  

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610887

With a small Civil War map...

Item #610887

April 25, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 25, 1863  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are; "Defeat of Rebel Cavalry by Lieut. Cushing" "Interesting From Vicksburg" "Running the Blockade by Porter's Gunboats & Transports" "The Rear & Communications of Vicksburg Threatened" which includes a small one column map of Vicksburg & vicinity (... See More  

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610885

Battle near Corinth, Mississippi...

Item #610885

October 28, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 28, 1863  Among the front page column headlines on the Civil War are: "A Fight in East Tennessee" "The Rebels Driven Below Philadelphia" "Uprising of the People in Virginia, North Carolina, & Tennessee Against the Rebels" "A Fight Near Corinth" "The Rebels Driven Back with Heavy Loss" "Our Cavalry Reported Whipp... See More  

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607665

David Ben-Gurion death... Israel founder...

Item #607665

December 02, 1973

THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, December 2, 1973



* David Ben-Gurion death

* Israel founder




The front page has a four column heading: "Ben-Gurion Dies at 87" with small photo. (see) 1st report coverage on the death of founder and Prime Minister of Israel, David Ben-Gurion.



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day, Complete in a 50+ page Sunday edition, sm... See More  

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607564

Raleigh, North Carolina duel...

Item #607564

May 12, 1859

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 12, 1859



* Raleigh, North Carolina duel

* Obadiah Jennings Wise & Patrick Henry Aylett

* Pre Civil War South




This 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

The front page has a brief article headed: "Duel between O. Jennings Wise and Patrick Henry Aylett" See image for text here.

Complete, minor spine wear,... See More  

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606876

East St. Louis race riots...

Item #606876

July 04, 1917

THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 4, 1917



* East St. Louis, Missouri race riots

* Negroes - lynch mobs




The front page has one column headlines: "13 COMPANIES OF MILITIA  ON DUTY IN EAST ST. LOUIS", "Death List of Negroes Killed by Mobs Totals Twenty-Eight; 310 Homes Burned", "75 Persons Were Injured" and more. This is coverage on the East ... See More  

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605958

Naval Station Norfolk explosion...

Item #605958

September 18, 1943

WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, September 18, 1943



* Naval Station Norfolk ammunition explosion

* World War II - WWII




The front page has one column headings:



"MUNITIONS BLAST KILLS 24 PERSONS"

"Explosion Of Depth Charges At Norfolk Base Rips Station"



Other news of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, otherwise good... See More  

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605130

Kinston, North Carolina...

Item #605130

December 22, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, December 22, 1862



* Kinston, North Carolina
* Nashville Tennessee

* Rebel Guerrillas
 
This 8 page newspaper is in good condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the follow
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604563

Zoo elephant executed....

Item #604563

June 19, 1936

THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, June 19, 1936



* Wally the elephant, execution

* San Francisco Zoo




The front page has a three column photo with caption: "Elephant Executed For Killing Keeper"

One column headlines: "SHOOT ELEPHANT DESPITE PROTEST" "Huge Beast That Killed Keeper Put to Death By Police With Moose Guns"

1st report coverage on the e... See More  

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602413

Battle at Cane River...

Item #602413

May 05, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 5, 1864 



* Washington, North Carolina

* Battle of Monett's Ferry

* Battle of Jenkins' Ferry




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "The War In the South-West" "Gen. Banks's Army at Alexandria" "Battle Near Cane River" "Rebel Loss 1,000 men & Nine Pieces of Artillery" "Reported Battl... See More  

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601759

USS Huron sinking disaster...

Item #601759

November 24, 1877

THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, November 24, 1877



* USS Huron North Carolina coast sinking

* Sloop-rigged screw steam gunboat




This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

The front page has one column headings: "The Huron Disaster" "One Hundred and Five Lives Lost" "Only Thirty Persons Saved From The wreck" and... See More  

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601378

Baden, PA train wreck (sabotage?)...

Item #601378

March 18, 1941

WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, March 18, 1941 



* Baden, Pennsylvania train wreck 

* Sabotage?
 



The front page has one column headings: "Officers Seeking Train Saboteurs" "Crash of Train in Pennsylvania Results in Five Deaths, 114 Injured". This is coverage on the train wreck at Baden, Pennsylvania on the Cleveland to Pittsburgh Flyer ... See More  

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600714

Nearing the end of the Civil War... Surrender of Fort Anderson...

Item #600714

February 23, 1865

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 23, 1865



* Wilmington, North Carolina

* Fort Anderson surrenders




This genuine newspaper has a wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "WILMINGTON", "EVACUATION OF FORT ANDERSON", "Gen. Schofield Makes and Attack with Eight Thousand Men", &qu... See More  

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599927

Shepherdsville train wreck...

Item #599927

December 21, 1917

THE WILMINGTON STAR, North Carolina, December 21, 1917 



* Shepherdsville train wreck 



The front page has a two column headline: "Thirty-Eight Killed In Louisville & Nashville Wreck; 39 Others Injured". 1st report coverage on the Louisville and Nashville railroad train wreck at Shepherdsville, Kentucky.



Other news and various advertisements of the day throughout. Co... See More  

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599850

Much on Indian treaties...

Item #599850

April 24, 1819

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 24, 1819  Among the articles are: "How to Tame an Elephant!" "Indian Treaties Ratified at the Late Session of Congress" which takes two pages; "Mexican Coinage"; a brief item: "Negro Stealing" reads: "Sentence of death has been pronounced on a fellow in North Carolina for negro stealing. If hanging is ri... See More  

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599788

Two documents signed by Robert E. Lee...

Item #599788

February 17, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 17, 1865  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "FROM SHERMAN'S ARMY" "Rapid Progress Of His Troops" "They Are Nearly Up to North Carolina" "Charleston Entirely Isolated" "Gen. Lee's Address to the Army & the Country" is signed by him in type: R. E. Lee, General, as is the following &quo... See More  

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599342

Postdam Conference (Germany)...

Item #599342

July 18, 1945

WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, July 18, 1945  



* Potsdam Conference (Germany) 

* World war II era 

* Harry Truman - Joseph Stalin
 



The front page has a three column headline:



"President Truman Presides Over First Meeting Of Big Three; Jap Peace Rumors Circulate In London" with subheads and two related photos (see photos). Other news of the day thr... See More  

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599328

Clinton, Mississippi riot... Negroes...

Item #599328

September 09, 1875

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, September 9, 1875 



* Clinton, Mississippi 

* Political rally - riot - massacre
 



The front page has one column headings: "Reign Of Terror In Mississippi", "Turbulent Condition of the State--A Sheriff Driven from His County-Unauthorized Armed Bands" and more. Coverage on the Clinton, Mississippi riot in which ma... See More  

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599206

Red Hill, South Carolina Negro lynching...

Item #599206

July 28, 1876

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 28, 1876 



* Red Hill, South Carolina 

* Negro lynching
 



An uncommon title from the South during the post Civil War reconstruction era. Contains news of the day with many interesting advertisements.

The front page has one column headings that include: "Lynch Law and Robbery In South Carolina" and more. 1st report c... See More  

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$23.00
599204

Wilkinson County, Mississippi race riot...

Item #599204

May 18, 1876

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 18, 1876 



* Wilkinson County, Mississippi 

* Race riot - Negroes - Woodville 




An uncommon title from the South during the post Civil War reconstruction era. Contains news of the day with many interesting advertisements.

The front page has one column headings that include: "Negro Outrages In Mississippi--Robberies, &... See More  

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$20.00
599200

Death of actress Charlotte Saunders Cushman...

Item #599200

February 19, 1876

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, February 19, 1876



* Charlotte Cushman death

* American stage actress

* Parker House Hotel




An uncommon title from the South during the post Civil War reconstruction era. Contains news of the day with many interesting advertisements.

The front page has one column headings that include: "Death at Boston of Charlotte Cushman, the Actress&quo... See More  

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599199

Apache Indians... New Mexico...

Item #599199

January 28, 1876

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, January 28, 1876



* Apache Indians

* New Mexico fight




An uncommon title from the South during the post Civil War reconstruction era. Contains news of the day with many interesting advertisements.

The front page has one column headings that include: "Fight Between Indians And U.S. Soldiers" and more. 1st report coverage on a fight near... See More  

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$23.00
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