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COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, May 21, 1828 A pg. 2 report says that Athenaeum Gallery was reopened "...with an addition of nearly forty pictures from the valuable collection of the late President Jefferson..." There is also a letter to the Mayor of Boston stating that Congress appropriated money for the preservation of Deer Island in Boston Harbor, and for the removal ... See More
WINDHAM HERALD, Connecticut, December 27, 1798 Much of the front page is taken up with an address: "To John Adams, President of the United States" by the House of Congress and the Senate. These addresses are in response to his annual state-of-the-union address.
The President's response to the Senate begins on the front page & ends on page 2 where it is signed: John Adams, ... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, June 26, 1816
* William S. Smith death
* Abigail Adams
Among the "Deaths" on page 2 is one that reads, in part: "In New York State, Col. William S. Smith, a brave and intelligent officer of the revolutionary war....an independent Member of Congress....He was son-in-law of President Adams; but was bereaved of his excellent consort se... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, November 22, 1826
* Boundary line between Georgia and Florida
* Early Arctic expedition
On the front page under "Arctic Land Expedition" is an informative letter from one of the members of the expedition.
From "Columbia" is word that Thomas Mann Randolph, late governor of Virginia was appointed by the President "...to be ... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, October 11, 1828
* Early Augusta, Maine capital building cornerstone
* Madame Johnson makes a 3 mile aerial excursion near Philadelphia
* The Presidency of Harvard College
Page 2 "Mail Items" has: "Preparations of for the erection of the Capitol of Maine have...commenced at Augusta."
The new College in Charleston, ... See More
NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, April 25, 1818
* Design of the United States flag
This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the19th century. As noted in Wikipedia:
"Niles edited and published the Weekly Register until 1836, making it into one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States and himself into ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, July 27, 1912 This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "Victorious America at the Olympic Games."
In this issue there is an illustration called "'Come On In, Fellows, the Water's Fine!'" by C. J. Budd and there is an article with photos called "America's Athleti... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 6, 1912
This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "While the Democrats were in Session."
In this issue there are illustrations of "Convention Snap-Shots" by Peter Newell and "Jottings from Baltimore" by Kemble. There is also an article with photos of "America's Olym... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1912
The front page of this issue is an illustration of "'Let the Republican Party Come to Order!'--Elihu Root" by C. J. Budd, which includes a photo of Teddy Roosevelt, with portraits of both George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in the background.
The inside has an illustration called "After the Circus" by Kemble, and the do... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 27, 1909 (with color cover).
This issue has a photo of "A Militant Man of Letters" and a poem with illustrations called "Thanksgiving" by Francis Medhurst and illustrations by J. A. Williams. There are photo spreads of "Chicago's Outdoor Art Exhibit" and "The Play and the Players." There is a photo of "
SUPPLEMENT TO FRANK LESLIES ILLUSTRATED, N.Y., May 11, 1889 (print only) Tipped-in dblpgctrfld: Some Typical Decorations Of New York Business Houses During Centennial Week. Largest illus. shows the James MCreery & Co., Dry Goods Broadway & Eleventh Street. There is also one of Bloomingdale Bros. Dry Goods, Third Ave. & Fifty-Ninth Street. Has a decorative border with two small insets w... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 6, 1909 There is a color cover on this issue. The front page of this issue has a photo of "The New White House Family."
This issue has a photo of "Theodore Roosevelt--Who Retires After Seven Years in the White House" and an article of "To Theodore Roosevelt: Greeting!" There is another full page photo, this one of &qu... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 6, 1907
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 4, 1907 There is a front page illustration, "Patriotism---Conspiracy" by W. A. Rogers. There are photos of "the Only Living Ex-President and His Family"; a double page photo spread of "Blazing New Trails for a City's Needs"; and an illustrations of "The Waning Theatrical Season" by Hamilton... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1906
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 7, 1906
* Thomas Jefferson family relief plan
A page 3 item says: The legislature of South Carolina has passed a resolution, appropriating ten thousand dollars of six percent stock, redeemable in 1850, for the relief of the family of THOMAS JEFFERSON. The resolution in the Senate had but three negatives, and in the House of Representatives it pa
* Thomas Jefferson
* USS Chesapeake winning prizes
Page 3 brief commentary: Mr. Jeffersons war against the United States, says a remarker, is carrying on very successfully. The Chesapeake, which has been but a few days on a cruise, has already sent in six or eight prizes. Some other news as well. Quarto-size, 4 pages in nice condit
The back page has details about the Capitol building in
* Robert Fulton invention
Page 2 has a report from New-York stating that the Governor, Sec. of War and others "...attended at Ft. Jay, when Mr. Fulton exhibited and explained the principles of his machinery for blowing up ships..." plus a few details about the experiment to be conducted the next day. Other news of the day in
* Samuel Chase Address
* 1811 Original Newspaper
The front page has the Address of Samuel Chase, Esq. To his Constitutents, the voters of Anne Arundle county, on the right of Constituents to instruct their Representatives, signed in type: Samuel Chase. Other news of the day with advertisements. Subscribers n
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THE CORRECTOR, Sag-Harbor, N.Y., May 22, 1841 Page 2 has an interesting letter: Presentation Of The Tippecanoe Flag Interesting Correspondence To The President Of The United States, signed in type: James Brooks, plus the Presidents reply, signed in type: John Tyler. A few more details about the history of the flag. Other news of the day including: "The Remains of President Harrison" "Steamshi... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 30, 1811 The photo below shows the broadside-like presentation of the politically-themed notice: "Black List" of "American vessels laden with American property..." with more on this political situation involving Elbridge Gerry. The item is headed: "Gerry and Sequestration! See the Black Cloud of Wienesses below." This issue is complete in 4 pages, sme c... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 3, 1902 Front page photo: "The Heavy-Draught Automobile"; Francis R. Stockton with photo; full page photo: "The Installation of the New President of Columbia"; fullpage illustration "Setting Out for the Coronation"; "Through the Grand Canon of the Gunnison" with photos; fullpage illustration "On the Frayed Edge o... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 11, 1902 Frontpage illustration of Mary E. Wilkins; fullpage photos New-Year's Day at the White House; The International Polo Championship; fullpage photo of the First President of Cuba, Tomas Estrada Palma; fullpage illustration "The New York Custom-House"; The Latin Quarter of To-day; The Commuter's Club Car; fullpage photo of Leslie ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 23, 1901 Front page illustration: "Juding a Tandem" by Klepper; two pages of photos The Annual New York Horse Show; The National Horse Show; full page illustration Pictures at the Pittsburgh Exhibition; National Beagle Trials; doublepage centerfold photos: "Horse-Show Week in New York; several pages of Christmas Book Hints; and other new... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 26, 1901 Fullpage photos and article of The Bicentennial of Yale; Lieutenant Peary's Latest Trip to the Arctic Regions; doublepage centerfold "A City in Confusion - Recent Views of News York's Public Squares"; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 28, 1901 Frontpage colored memorial illustration by Rogers; several pages of photos of the funeral of President McKinley; President (Theodore) Roosevelt and his Cabinet; doublepage centerfold illustration "The Funeral of President" by Rogers; The Dead President; Tributes to President McKinley; Greetings to President Roosevelt; President... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 14, 1901 Front page illustration William McKinley; The Shooting of the President; How New York Received the News; St. Louis - "Most American of American Cities"; The Louisiana Exposition with photos of personnel; The Automobile Races at Newport; fullpage color ad Ralston Purina Cereals; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 3, 1901 Frontpage photo "The Cruise of the New York Yacht Club"; Hotel Life Aboard Ship; American Athletes in England; fullpage photo "Summer Music in New York - A Concert on the Mall, Central Park"; Pistols in the Mechanical Arts; doublepage centerfold "The Cruise of the New York Yacht Club" by Shafer; Women and the Pa... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 13, 1901 Illustration "Waiting for Grandpa" by Ransom; Collegiate Rowing Races at Poughkeepsie; The "Columbia" - "Constitution" Races of Newport; fullpage illustration "Battles of the United States Army - The Storming of Stony Point"; doublepage centerfold "Opening of the Bathing Season at Narragansett Pier" by P... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 20, 1901 Frontpage illustration "An Okahoma Home-Seeker"; the Unveiling of the Statue of General John A. Logan; fullpage "To Put Up a Pheasant in the Woods is a Bright, Exhilarating Episode" by Frost; doublepage centerfold "Opening Reception of the Twenty-Third Annual Exhibition of the Society of American Artists" by&nb... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 6, 1901 Fullpage illustration "The Great Arch of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine"; The Distributing Stations of the New York Free Circulating Library; The Capture of Aguinaldo; fullpage "Method of Wrapping the Cables of the New East River Bridge"; City of Morocco; doublepage centerfold "The Spirit of Easter" by Wenzell; P... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 30, 1901 Illustration "Equestrian Feats At The Military Tournament"; the funeral of Ex-President Harrison; Progress at the Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo; A New Way Around an Old World; doublepage centerfold "In-Door Skating at the St. Nicholas Rink" by Lowell; Edwin A. Abbey and some examples of his work; and other news of the ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1901 Frontpage illustration "Benjamin Harrison" by Chominsky; Uncle Sam illustration by Rogers; fullpage photo of the building the Lawson Cup-Defender; The Oil-fields of California; The Cuban Situation; In Camp with Lumber Jack; doublepage centerfold "The Rush Hour at the New York Approach to the Brooklyn Bridge" by Lowell; and othe... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1901 This issue is printed in blue and orange ink. Full page illustration of President William McKinley by Hitchcock; Swearing in the Vice-President; The Record of the Administration with illustrations; The Cuban Situation; full page illustration "The Illumination on the Night of the Inauguration"; full page "The Ladies of the Administra... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 22, 1900 The doublepage centerfold has the frameable, "Christmas Eve In The Shopping District" by Everett Shinn; The cover has a color illustration, "The Toy Shop"; front page "Lassoing Bears In Arizona" by Deming; fullpage "Sawdust and other Christmas stuff..."; Across the Great Divide in Midwinter; The Im... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 1, 1900 "He Drove His Wedge Too Far", by W.A. Rogers; "On The Beach At Narragansett Pier" by Smedley; U.S. Forces in China; Hemp Industry of the Philippines; The Visiting English Tennis-Players; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.