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686921

When Abraham Lincoln was an unknown... "Claim for a Slave", votes "nay"...

Item #686921

January 20, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 1849  



* Early in Abraham Lincoln's political career

* Slavery related U.S. Congress vote "nay"




Page 3 has much reporting from the "House of Representatives" which includes 2 mentions of when Abraham Lincoln voted on two topics. On a debate headed "Claim For A Slave" his name appears under the &q... See More  

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686807

Dr. Joseph Priestley... France eliminates knighthood...

Item #686807

September 28, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 28, 1791  A page 3 report says: "A subscription was opened in London, before Capt. Scott sailed, for the purpose of building a large and elegant Chapel for the Rev. Dr. Priestley." Joseph Priestley is credited with the discovery of oxygen.

There is much concerning the French Revolution including a page 2 item: "National Assembly - Abolition Of... See More  

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686805

Dr. Joseph Priestley... A slave insurrection...

Item #686805

September 21, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 21, 1791  



* Joseph Priestley Riots

* Birmingham, England

* Religious Dissenters




The front page has a lengthy: "Dr. Priestley's Letter To the Inhabitants of the Town of Birmingham" concerning the recent riot there, signed in type: J. Priestley. Joseph Priestley is credited with discovering oxygen.

Page 2 has: "Western Territory&quo... See More  

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686719

Max Yergan... African American activist...

Item #686719

April 15, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1937



* African American Max Yergan

* 1st Negro to be a faculty member in NYC colleges ?

* Baptist Missionary - activist

* National Negro Congress president




Page 13 has a small one column heading: "Negro For College Post" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Yergan possibly becoming the first African-American faculty member ever hired at one ... See More  

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686373

Alamo, Tennessee Negro lynching...

Item #686373

May 30, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1929 



* Joe Boxley Negro lynching in Alamo, Tennessee



Page 21 has one column headings: "NEGRO, 19, LYNCHED BY TENNESSEE MOB" "Youth Accused of Attacking Woman Is Taken From Jail at Alamo and Hanged" "SHERIFF'S HOME STORMED" First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Joe Boxley in Alamo, Tennessee. Always nice to have nota... See More  

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686308

1908 Tong Wars in San Francisco...

Item #686308

January 18, 1908

THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, Jan. 18, 1908



* San Francisco, California Chinatown

* Human trafficking - Tong Wars - slave girls




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "TONG WAR CLAIMS TWO MORE MEN" with subheads. (see) Great to have in a Frisco publication. Rare as such.

Complete with 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.... See More  

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686238

Jewish Holocaust... Nazi atrocities... Cold-blooded murder...

Item #686238

June 04, 1944

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  Issues with content related to the numerous atrocities perpetrated upon humanity during this era help to verify what some feebly attempt to deny. It's interesting to note that many such reports never made it to the front page... and in the case of numerous newspapers... never made it to print at all. We at Rare Newspapers offer such item... See More  

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686129

Includes a document signed by Buonaparte...

Item #686129

June 08, 1799

THE SPECTATOR, New York, June 8, 1799  The entire front page & a bit of page 2 are taken up with a portion of the very lengthy Act of Congress on regulating duties on imports, headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle.

Page 2 has a "Five Dollars Reward" ad for a runaway negro man, as well as reports on the Napoleonic War including a document signed: Buonaparte.

Four pages, ... See More  

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686126

Latest news from 1799...

Item #686126

June 05, 1799

THE SPECTATOR, New York, June 5, 1799  Most of the front page is taken up with the continuation of: "An Act to Regulate the Collection of Duties on Imports & Tonnage" which carries over to pg. 2 & is continued in a future issue. It is headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle.

Page 2 has a short bit headed: "Trial of Fries" which relates, in an oblique way, to ... See More  

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686091

Massacre plot by slaves uncovered in Tennessee...

Item #686091

January 07, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, January 7, 1832  Within this issue is an article with a small heading: "Another Insurrection" with a portion of the text including:

"We have been credibly informed...among the citizens of Fayetteville, Tenn.,...the discovery of a plot, among the negroes of that place...for an insurrection, all the particulars of which we have not ye... See More  

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686040

On the Treasury Bill and compensations for various officers...

Item #686040

July 25, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, July 25, 1789  Half of the front page is taken up with an article headed: "Slave Trade" which is a report from a French society for the abolition of the trade. One bit notes: "...The abolition, therefore, of negro slavery was esteemed by the general United States & by the convention in which they were represented, not only a measure condu... See More  

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686035

Founding months of the federal government...

Item #686035

August 04, 1789

THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Aug. 4, 1789  



* From the 1st year of George Washington's presidency

* United States government (Congress) in it's infancy




Great to have this issue from the formative months of the new federal government, and from the city where it all happened.

Page 2 begins with reports from Congress noting the discussions at the time. Then a lengthy report on... See More  

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685972

1959 Billie Holiday death...

Item #685972

July 18, 1959

MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, July 18, 1959



* Billie Holiday death

* African American  singer

* Jazz and Swing music - "Lady Day"




The top of page 25 has a two column heading: "Billie Holiday Dies at 44; Bank Account Is 70 Cents" with small photo of Holiday. (see)

Complete with 26 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.... See More  

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685955

Malcolm X is buried...

Item #685955

February 28, 1965

DETROIT FREE PRESS, Feb. 28, 1965  



* Malcolm X funeral & burial

* Fiery Negro extremist




Near the bottom of the front page is a three column heading: "Threats Fail to Materialize As Followers Bury Malcolm" The top of page 2 has a four column heading: "Malcolm Buried, Rites Calm" with related photo. (see)

Complete 1st section only with 12 pages, light toning at... See More  

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685936

Columbus, Texas hanging tree Negro lynchings....

Item #685936

November 14, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1935



* Columbus, Texas "Hanging Tree"

* 2 Negroes lynched - lynching mob




The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "TEXAS PROSECUTOR CONDONES LYNCHING" with subheads that include: "Calls Hanging of Two Negroes at Columbus 'Expression of People's Will'" and more. (see)

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

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685775

Tragedy with a slave ship...

Item #685775

April 05, 1853

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 5, 1853  Page 3 has "Accident To A Cuban Slave Ship" which notes: "On the 25th of February 500 negroes, from Africa, were attempted to be landed at Cayo Verde, in Cuba...the slaver struck a rock and they only saved 190 Africans...A part have been taken to Havana & offered for sale...".

Following this is "What ... See More  

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685768

The end of the slave trade...

Item #685768

February 11, 1853

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 11, 1853  Page 3 has an article: "From The Coast of Africa - The Extinguishment of the Slave Trade" which notes in part: "...arrived in England from the coast of Africa. She reports that the slave trade is in effect extinguished...All the chiefs promised to give up the slave trade & were giving encouragement to the missio... See More  

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685766

Kentucky slave was given freedom...

Item #685766

February 03, 1853

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 3, 1853  Page 3 has an article: "Slave Decision In Kentucky" which begins: "The Court of Appeals of Kentucky in a late case gave freedom to a slave under the following circumstances:..." which they offers the details.

Four pages,  nice condition.

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685762

On transporting slaves across borders... Hanged for murdering a slave...

Item #685762

January 18, 1853

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 18, 1853  Page 3 begins with an interesting letter from "A Country Lawyer" headed: "Right of Transit By Owners of Slaves". Also on page 3 is: "Execution" which notes in part: "L. A. J. Stubbs...South Carolina, (who was convicted of the murder of his slave...) was hanged in the Court House square at Bennett... See More  

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685754

1930 Sherman, Texas Negro lynching... riot...

Item #685754

May 10, 1930

THE OMAHA MORNING BEE, Nebraska, May 10, 1930 



* Sherman, Texas riot of 1930 

* George Hughes - Negro lynching




The front page has a one column heading: "MOB ATTACKS, FIRES BUILDING, BURNS SUSPECT" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the Sherman, Texas riot and the lynching of Negro George Hughes.

Complete with all 18 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins,... See More  

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685747

Inkster, Michigan Ford Motor employees recovery...

Item #685747

December 17, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 17, 1931



* Inkster, Wayne County, Michigan

* Henry Ford Motor Company employees

* African American Detroit suburb experiment

* The Great Depression era




The top of the front page is a two column heading: "Ford Acts to Aid Debt-Ridden Workers; Begins Rehabilitation of a Whole Village" (see) First report coverage on Henry Ford trying an experiment in In... See More  

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685718

Problem with slaves in the Bahamas... Cherokee gold...

Item #685718

October 08, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 8, 1831 The back page has most of a column headed: "American Slaves In The Bahamas" which is a report concerning a slave ship which wrecked on one of the Bahama Islands and the slaves--bound from an Atlantic port to New Orleans--taken into the Bahamas.

Also near the back is: "Cherokee Gold Mines" in Georgia.

Complete in 24 pages, 6 ... See More  

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685714

Creating a government in Colombia... Indian lands and laws...

Item #685714

June 26, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 26, 1830  Inside has a report concerning the creation of a government in "Colombia" noting: "The new constitution having been adopted...proceeded to elect a president and vice president of the republic...a deputation waited upon Bolivar & informed him of the result He congratulated them on the happy termination of their labors...&... See More  

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685696

From the Confederacy... Battle of Ball's Bluff

Item #685696

November 05, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 5, 1861 



* Battle of Ball's Bluff

* Capital of Confederacy




Among front page items are: "Northern War News--The Great Naval Expedition--General Butler on the Recruiting Service..." "Secretary Cameron's Order Concerning Slave Deserters" and other subheads. Inside has: "Army Of The Potomac" 'From Norfolk&qu... See More  

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685681

Nautical improvements...

Item #685681

February 17, 1798

THE WEEKLY MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, Feb. 17, 1798  An uncommon title which lasted only from Feb., 1798 thru June, 1799, during which time it was suspended for 6 months due to the death of the editor.

Mostly literary content but also: "Nautical Improvement" "Method of Obtaining & Preparing Tin in the Mines of Cornwall" "A Curious Anecdote of a Negro in France"... See More  

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685598

Scathing comments about Callender...

Item #685598

September 01, 1802

AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Frankford, Sept. 1, 1802



* President Thomas Jefferson

* James Callender squabble




Note that this issue was published in nearby Frankford to escape the Yellow Fever epidemic in Philadelphia.

This is a significant issue on the James Calendar/Thomas Jefferson controversy (see information at the bottom). After having been denied a lucrative federal position by Jeffers... See More  

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685587

On Jefferson paying Callender's fine...

Item #685587

August 23, 1802

AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Frankford, Aug. 23, 1802



* President Thomas Jefferson

* James Callender squabble




Note that this issue was published in nearby Frankford to escape the Yellow Fever epidemic in Philadelphia.

Page 2 has an interesting 2 column comparison of "Callender versus Callender" as reported in the Richmond Recorder, headed: "The Recorder is 'a paper' sa... See More  

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685481

John Quincy Adams on abolition and the annexation of Texas...

Item #685481

November 25, 1843

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 25, 1843  Page 3 has an article: J. Q. Adams On Abolition" with his position on this and the annexation of Texas taking up most of the report.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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685474

The capture of slave ships...

Item #685474

September 05, 1843

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 5, 1843



* African slave trade

* Slavers - bark ship




 Page 3 has: "The African Slave Trade" which notes in part: "...arrived at New York from the coast of Africa, reports that four or five slavers were brought into port...the Brazilian barque Considentia, captured on the 17th March...with plenty of irons, but no slaves... See More  

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685462

1899 Enterprise, Kansas family murders......

Item #685462

March 16, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 16, 1899



* Palmetto, Fulton County, Georgia

* Negroes massacre - assassinations


 


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "A NEGRO SLAUGHTER" 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 era in paper.... See More  

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685140

1942 Cleo Wright lynching... Sikeston, Missouri....

Item #685140

January 26, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 26, 1942



* Lynching of Cleo Wright - Negro

* Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri




Page 17 has a one column heading: "NEGRO IS LYNCHED BY MISSOURI CROWD" with subhead. (see)

Other news of the day throughout including much on World War II. Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.



Rag edition in great condition.... See More  

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685118

Trouble with the Mormons in Illinois... Slave ships...

Item #685118

April 13, 1844

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, April 13, 1844   An inside page has a brief item discussed in the federal Congress with a small heading: "Mormons" noting: "Mr. Semple presented a memorial from the mayor & aldermen of Nauvoo, that a separate territorial government may be extended to that city; also from 3,419 citizens of Hancock county, Illinois, Mormons, stating a ... See More  

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685103

Joseph Smith accused of beating a tax collector...

Item #685103

September 16, 1843

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 16, 1843  Page 5 has: "Illinois - Joe Smith" which includes: "...arrived from a visit to Carthage, states that considerable excitement exists in Hancock county on account of a gross outrage committed by Joe Smith upon the collector of that county. Joe had taken offense at the collector...in reference to some of the prophet's lo... See More  

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685033

Death Of John Jay... Pirates hanged, and slave ships captured...

Item #685033

May 30, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 30, 1829  Pages 1 and 2 have an article concerning the death of John Jay with a biography of his life & accomplishments.

John Jay was an American diplomat, patriot, one of the founding fathers of the United States, signer of the Treaty of Paris of 1783, second governor of New York, and the first Chief Justice of the United States.

Also an artic... See More  

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685012

Fugitive slave, Pike's Peak, Texas, and the Rocky Mountains...

Item #685012

July 11, 1860

THE WORLD, New York, July 11, 1860  Page 2 has a lengthy report headed: "From The Rocky Mountains" and also a report headed: "From Pike's Peak".

Page 3 has both: "Texas Affairs" and: "From Arizona" the latter having subheads: "Gold" and "Indians Attacking Camp Jecker". 

Page 4 has a report; "Another Fugitive Slave Cas... See More  

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685008

Great on Stanley searching for Livingstone... The Sioux Indians...

Item #685008

August 08, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 8, 1872



* David Livingstone found

* Henry Morton Stanley




Over two-thirds of page 8 are taken up with a very detailed account of the Livingston/Stanley expedition in Africa. Since the New York Herald financed Stanley's expedition in search of Dr. Livingstone, this newspaper had terrific coverage of the event.

First column heads include: "LIVINGSTONE AND STANLE... See More  

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685005

Capture of 3 slave ships...

Item #685005

September 02, 1840

THE DAILY REGISTER, New Bedford, Massachusetts, Sept. 2, 1840  Page 2 has a somewhat brief article headed: "Slavers Captured" reporting in part: "...intelligence that...the British brig of war Brisk...with 3 Portuguese bells, the Adriana, Coringa, and Montevideo as prizes, taken on the coast of Africa...engaged in the slave trade...ordered by the Vice Admiralty...eto be broken ... See More  

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685000

Critical thoughts on Mordecai Noah's plans for a Jewish homeland... A curious parallel to Mormon efforts a few years later...

Item #685000

January 21, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 21, 1826  The prime article is: "Re-assemblage of the Jews" which has a letter somewhat critical of the efforts of Mordecai Manuel Noah to create a homeland for the Jews on Grand Island in the Niagara River.

This is followed by some responses by Mr. Noah.

Some have drawn a curious parallel to the efforts of Noah to found a Jewish homelan... See More  

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684965

The Million Man March at the nation's capital...

Item #684965

October 17, 1995

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 17, 1995 



* Million Man March

* African Americans

* Louis Farrakhan

* National Mall - Wash. D.C.




The nice headline reports on the Million Man March on Washington with: "Black Men, in Show of Unity, Join in 400,000-Strong March". This event was a gathering of African-American men at the National Mall, called by Louis Farrakhan. Also on the ftpg: "... See More  

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684916

Howard University's 40th anniversary... Encouragement to Black students...

Item #684916

November 16, 1907

THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Nov. 16, 1907  A front page 1-column heading provides details of the orations given at Howard University's 40th year anniversary celebration: "FUTURE THE NEGRO", with subheads: "President Roosevelt Speaks of Good Work of Medical Men" and "ADVICE GIVEN TO GRADUATES", and "British Ambassador and Steel King Cong... See More  

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684786

John Q. Adams promises to rescind the infamous "Gag Rule"...

Item #684786

December 03, 1844

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec.  3, 1844 



* President John Quincy Adams

* To suspend the notorious Gag Rule

* Anti slavery movement - slaves




Page 3 has a report from the House of Representatives concerning infamous "Gag Rule" which prevented members of the House of representatives talking about slavery or related topics.

The report notes that Adams would... See More  

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684640

For Sale, A Few Likely Negroes of good character...

Item #684640

June 03, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 3, 1796  Page 2 has reports from Congress including: "The bill for making appropriations for the support of the military and naval establishments of 1796, was read a third time and passed...".

Page 3 had an ad: "For Sale, A Few Likely Negroes of good character..." and a bit more.

The back page has 2 runaway... See More  

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684639

Sale of a slave girl... Debating the Jay Treaty...

Item #684639

June 02, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 2, 1796  Much of page 2 is taken up with a report from Congress: "On motion for making provision for carrying into effect the treaty with Great Britain." which refers to the controversial Jay Treaty.

The front page has an ad: "For Sale, For the term of 10 Years, A likely healthy NEGRO GIRL..." with deta... See More  

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684638

Discussing the Jay Treaty... Slave-related ads...

Item #684638

June 01, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 1, 1796  Much of page 2 is taken up with a report from Congress: "On motion for making provision for carrying into effect the treaty with Great Britain." which refers to the controversial Jay Treaty.

The front page has an ad: "For Sale, For A Term of Years, A Negro Man about 22 years of age..." with details.... See More  

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684636

Creating the Bank of Maryland... President Washington signs a letter...

Item #684636

May 30, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, May 30, 1796  



* Bank of Baltimore, Maryland creation

* President George Washington letter




Much of pages 2 & 3 are taken up with; "An Act to Establish A Bank and Incorporate the Subscribers Thereto." which begins: "Be it enacted by the general assembly of Maryland, That a bank shall be established at Baltimo... See More  

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684633

Runaway slave ads...

Item #684633

May 26, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, May 26, 1796  



* Rare 18th century American title

* Slaves advertisements




The front page has an ad: "For Sale, A healthy Negro Girl..." with details.

Page 3 has two runway slave ads headed: "Twenty Dollars Reward" and "Five Pounds Reward" with details.

Four pages, purple colored staining affects... See More  

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684631

Discussing the Jay Treaty... Troubles around Detroit...

Item #684631

May 24, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, May 24, 1796 



* Rare 18th century American publication



Page 2 and a bit of page 3 are mostly taken up with a report from Congress: "On motion for making provision for carrying into effect the treaty with Great Britain." which refers to the controversial Jay Treaty.

Page 3 has a report headed: "Pittsburg" no... See More  

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684611

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

Item #684611

June 23, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 23, 1796  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 during the late insurrection...", referring to the Whiskey ... See More  

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684578

Discussing the Jay Treaty... Runaway slaver ads...

Item #684578

June 11, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 11, 1796  Much of pages 2 and 3 are taken up with reports from Congress concerning debates on the controversial Jay Treaty with England.

The front page has an ad: "For Sale, For the term of 10 Years, A Likely healthy Negro Girl..." with details.

Page 4 has other "reward" ads concerning slaves, with details.... See More  

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684457

Capture of New Orleans, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #684457

April 28, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 28, 1862 



* Capture of New Orleans - Louisiana

* Union troops (enemy) enter city

* From the capital of the Confederacy




Not only is this a great Confederate newspaper, but it is from the capital of the Confederacy.

Certainly the most significant content would be the breaking news report on page 2 headed: "Capture of New Orleans By The Ene... See More  

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