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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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Grant comes to Hunter's defense... Trial of Warden Wirz...

Item #633784

September 08, 1865

DAILY CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, Sept. 8, 1865  Among various front page news reports is: "The Trial Of Wirz" and "Grant's Letter on Hunter", the latter being a letter signed: U.S. Grant, dated July 15, 1864, in which he defends the actions of General Hunter.

Four pages, large folio size, minor loss to a lower corner. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.... See More  

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Trial of Andersonville prison commandant Henry Wirz...

Item #633578

August 25, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, August 25, 1865 

* Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter

* Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia

Most of the front page is taken up with reports on the trial of the commandant of the infamous Andersonville, South Carolina, prison camp, Henry Wirz, with headlines: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "Preliminaries Settled & Witnesses Called" "He is
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Trial of the demon warden of Andersonville Prison...

Item #633313

September 07, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 7, 1865 

* Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter

* Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia

The first column has heads on the trial of the warden of Andersonville Prison: "The Wirz Trial" "Additional Chapters of Southern Prison Horrors" "Further Illustrations of the Mode of Warfare of the Modern Chivalry". Pg. 4 has an editorial on Wirz as we... See More  

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Beginning of the Wirz Andersonville prison trial...

Item #633207

August 22, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 22, 1865 

* Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter - Georgia

* Henry Wirz trial begins (1st report)

Nice ftpg. heads include: "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "Commencement of the Proceedings of the Military Commission in the Case of the Keeper of the Andersonville Prison" "Horrible Crimes with Which He is Charged" "How the Prisoners in His Charge w... See More  

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Allowing former slaves to vote... The Great West...

Item #633183

October 20, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 20, 1865 The front page has column heads: "The List of Rebel Bondholders - More Denials - Progress of the Fenian Trial" & more. The ftpg. also has an interesting article beginning: "Another fact that reads American. A Miss Elizabeth Garrett has actually succeeded in obtaining admission, at least, to the outer circle of the medical profession...At present t... See More  

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Fenian Movement... Wirz Trial... Negro Troops...

Item #633138

September 29, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 29, 1865  The front page has: "The Fenians" "Meeting of the Magistrates of Cork County - Priest Denouncing Fenianism" which includes: "...We understand that this society, which has been so extensively developed all over the country, became the subject of remark last Sunday from the pulpits of the several Catholic chapels in this neighborhood. T... See More  

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Joseph Fawkes's steam plow...

Item #632915

July 29, 1859

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 29, 1859

* Joseph Fawkes & his steam plow

Page 3 has a lengthy article headed: "Successful Trial Of Fawkes's Steam Plow" Text takes up 2 1/3 columns.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Baseball's Black Sox scandal trial begins...

Item #632542

July 18, 1921

THE WORLD, New York, July 18, 1921  The top of the first column of pg. 8 has: "FIRST INNING OF BASEBALL TRIAL TO BEGIN TO-DAY" "Burns and Gedeun Refuse to Be Interviewed by Attorneys for indicated Sox" which makes the beginning of the infamous "Black Sox" scandal trial. The text takes half a column.

Complete in 18 pages, a small library label within masthead, ot... See More  

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Double-deck streets... Coca-Cola advertisement...

Item #631528

June 22, 1907

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 22, 1907  The full front page is an interesting print: "Double-Deck Streets - A Relief for Traffic Congestion" with an accompanying article inside. Also within: "The Government Trials for the New U. S. Submarine 'Octopus'" "The Wellman Polar Airship Expedition" "Mechanical Masterpieces of the Eighteenth Century&quo... See More  

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The trial of the "demon of Andersonville"...

Item #631239

August 26, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 26, 1865

* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz

The top of the front page has heads: "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "More of the Horrors of Andersonville" "Testimony of a Rebel Surgeon as to the Maltreatment of Prisoners" "Copy of an Inspection Report of the Prison Camp" "A Sickening Tale of Suffering". This coverage takes over 1 ... See More  

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Adolph Hitler in 1930... Bobby Jones...

Item #629660

September 26, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 26, 1930  

* Adolph Hitler and the Guillotine

* Bobby Jones goes for the grand slam of golf

The top of the first column notes: "Hitler Would Scrap Versailles Treaty And Use Guillotine" "German Fascists' Chief Says at Leipzig Trial That He Will Set Up 'Third Reich'." "To Try Legal Means First" "Warns of Death F... See More  

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The Molly Maguire case...

Item #629257

October 11, 1878

BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, Oct. 11, 1878 

* Molly Maguires

Near the bottom of the front page is a brief article headed: "Molly Maguire Cases" with a Sunbury dateline, noting: "Judge Rockefeller refused to grant a new trial to the Mollies Peter McManus and John O'Neill, the murderers of Frederick Hesser..." with just a bit more (see). This is followed by... See More  

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Rudolph Valentino bigamy trial begins...

Item #629176

May 16, 1922

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 16, 1922

* Rudolph Valentino - The Sheik

* Marriage to Natacha Rambova

Page 10 has a one column heading: "VALENTINO'S MARRIAGE INVALID, JUDGES SAY" with subhead. (see) He would be arrested arrested for bigamy shortly after this.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning, some margin wear, generally good.... See More  

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Laura Fair murder trial...

Item #628892

May 01, 1871

RICHMOND DAILY WHIG, Virginia, May 1, 1871

* Laura Fair murder trial

* "The Woman in Black"

* Alexander P. Crittenden

* Love triangle case

The front paged has an article headed: "The San Francisco Murder Trial" with subhead. (see)

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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The trial of two writers helps to begin the end of Communist rule...

Wilt Chamberlain's record-setting 20,884th point...

Item #628732

February 15, 1966

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 15, 1966  Page 45 carries a four-column headline "Chamberlain Gets 20,884th Point for a Record" with column headline "N.B. MARK FALLS AS 76ERS TRIUMPH" and subhead "Chamberlain Scores 41 as Pistons Bow by 149-123". "Wilt Chamberlain broke the National Basketball Associate career scoring record tonight... Chamberlain scored 41 poi... See More  

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The Trial and Execution of Marshal Ney...

Item #628234

February 03, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, February 3, 1816  One of the more notable items is the reporting (pages 401-402) of the  trial and execution of the beloved Frenchman Marshal Ney. Ney's execution was an example intended for Napoleon's other marshals and generals, many of whom were eventually exonerated by the Bourbon monarchy. Other news of the day is present throughou... See More  

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Dutch Schultz & Alvin Karpis...

Item #627895

July 24, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 24, 1935

* Dutch Schultz trial begins

* Bandit Alvin Karpis

The front page has a one column heading: "SCHULTZ IS JAILED AS HIS TRIAL BEGINS" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the start of Arthur 'Dutch Schultz' Flegenheimer's trial for income tax evasion. Text continues on page 2 with photo of Schultz. (see) Always nice to have notable events in... See More  

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18th century original...

Item #627874

May 23, 1798

THE MORNING CHRONICLE, London, May 23, 1798  One of the more notable newspapers of the 18th century with much news from England as well as some items concerning the Napoleonic War. Page 2 has a report on a trial for high treason.

Four pages, partially loose at the spine & a bit irregular at the spine, generally good.

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Includes the quote: "Don't give up the ship!"... Much on the Indian war...

Item #626766

August 24, 1813

THE WAR, New York, Aug. 24, 1813 

* USS Chesapeake vs. HMS Shannon

* War of 1812 naval battle

The front page is taken up with: "Indian Eloquence" which is a speech by one of the chiefs of the Six Nations; "Indian Hostilities" "Creek Indians" and "Campaign Against the Creek Indians".

Perhaps the most notable report inside is headed: "Captai... See More  

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Clarence Darrow death in 1938... Germans enter Austria...

Item #626189

March 14, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1938

* Clarence Darrow death... Famed Scopes Monkey Trial lawyer

* Germans enter Austria... Adolph Hitler takes over

The front page has a nice four column headline: "AUSTRIA ABSORBED INTO GERMAN REICH; HITLER COMMANDER OF UNITED ARMIES; MIKLAS OUSTED; PLEDISCITE ON APRIL 10" with many subheads.

Page 15 has one column headings that include: "CLA... See More  

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Rocket radio to the Moon ?....

Item #625567

September 01, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 1, 1946

* Rocketing to the Moon ?

* Placing a radio on it

* Nuremberg trial ends

This 100+ page newspaper has a two column headline on page E7 (inside, near the back): "A Rocket Radio for Earth-Moon Broadcasts Discussed as a Technical Possibility" with smaller subheads. (see) Coverage on a plan to send a rocket to the Moon and land a radio on it with... See More  

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Galveston is evacuated by the Rebels...

Item #624514

June 10, 1865

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, June 10, 1865 Page 2 has: "Later From Texas - Evacuation of Galveston" "General Grant's Reception in New York' and also a brief article on: "Jeff Davis' Trial Again".

Four pages, nice condition.

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Collecting newspapers... reference book...

Item #623489

January 01, 1985

"MR. ZENGER'S MALICE AND FALSHOOD--Six Issues of the New York Weekly Journal 1733-34" by the American Antiquarian Society, edited by Stephen Botein (1985). A complete reprinting of the six issues of John Peter Zenger's newspaper which led to his arrest & historic trial, the innocent verdict being the landmark case for freedom of the press in America.

Paperback, 48 pages, ver... See More  

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HMS Thetis sinking...

Item #622824

June 02, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1939

* HMS Thetis sinks

* British submarine

* Royal Navy

The front page has two column headings: "British Submarine Sinks; Found Partly Submerged" "Thetis, New Craft, Fails to Rise After Dive on Trial Trip With 79 Aboard--Located 18 Hours Later Near Shore" (see) First report coverage on the lost of the HMS Thetis British submarine. Continues ... See More  

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Lengthy coverage of the trial of outlaw Frank James...

Item #621924

August 31, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Aug. 31, 1883 

* Outlaw Frank James

* Jesse James gang

* Gallatin, Missouri trial

The top of the front page has column heads: "PROVING AN ALIBI" "The Defense in the James Case Outlines Its Work" "Testimony Adduced that Frank was Not at Winston" "Gen. Joe Shelby Creates a Scene in the Witness Box" "Breakin... See More  

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Trial of Captain Wirz...

Item #621887

September 28, 1865

NEW-YORK TIMES, Sept. 28, 1865 

* Andersonville Civil War prison in Georgia 

* Captain Henry Wirz trial

Front page heads at the top of the first column regarding the trial of Captain Henry Wirz, the Confederate officer in charge of the famous prisoner of war camp in Andersonville, Georgia: "Trial Of Capt. Wirz" "Difficulties and Delays by His Counsel" "Sha... See More  

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The Richardson-McFarland murder trial...

Item #621706

May 11, 1870

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 11, 1870

* Albert Deane Richardson

* Daniel McFarland murder trial

* Not guilty verdict (1st report)

The front page has an article headed: "McFARLAND ACQUITTED" "Triumphant Vindication of the Defendant's Action" "A Prompt Verdict Of Acquittal" and more. (see) Lengthy text.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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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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Leo Frank found guilty of the murder of Mary Phagan...

Item #621339

August 26, 1913

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Aug.  26, 1913 

* Leo Frank murder case

* Mary Phagan

The front page has a small, discrete one column head: "FRANK GUILTY OF MURDER", with text reading: "Late Yesterday afternoon the jury at Atlanta, Ga., in the case of Leo M. Frank on trial for the murder of Mary Phagan, found the defendant guilty. No recommendations wer... See More  

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Charles Lindbergh baby found dead...

Item #621040

May 14, 1932

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Taunton, Massachusetts, May 14, 1932

* Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping case

* 2nd report on finding the dead body

* Upcoming trial of the century

This 14 page newspaper has a great two line banner headline on the front page: "MURDERERS ARE SOUGHT OFF THE ATLANTIC COAST" with subheads that include: "Col. Lindbergh Sees Remains of His Child Before Crem... See More  

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Trial of Frank James in a Missouri newspaper...

Item #620976

August 21, 1883


* Outlaw Frank James

* Jesse James gang

* Gallatin, Missouri trial

The top of the front page has column heads: "FRANK JAMES" "The Missouri Bandit Appears in Court at Gallatin" "The Trial Adjourned Until To-Morrow--Mrs. Hite on Hand--Great Interest in the Proceedings" Note that Mrs. Hite was the wife of outlaw &... See More  

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Leaving the South to avoid starvation...

Item #620684

March 13, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 13, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From Port Royal" "The Attack Not Yet Commenced" "Reported Peace Negotiations at Richmond" "The War in the South-West" "A Skirmish In Kentucky" "The Guerrillas Beaten Off" "People Coming North to Escape Starvation" "Trial of Gen. ... See More  

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Murder trial of bandit Frank James...

Item #620248

August 29, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Aug. 29, 1883 

* Outlaw Frank James

* Jesse James gang

* Gallatin, Missouri trial

The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "In The Last Ditch" "A Dark Day for the Defense in the Trial at Gallatin" "Liddell's Testimony Corroborated by Unimpeachable Witnesses" "Statement of the Blacksmith Who Shod the Bandit's ... See More  

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The demon jailer of Andersonville...

Item #620037

August 24, 1865

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 24, 1865 

* Andersonville Prison Georgia

* Captain Henry Wirz  (jailer)

Front page has: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "The Military Court Convened Under a New Order" "Counsel for the Prisoner Abandon the Case" with more (see).

Other news of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, bit irregular at the spine, very nice, clean condit... See More  

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

Item #618147

January 07, 1929

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, January 7, 1929 

* Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder

* York, Pennsylvania - John Blymire

The front page has an article headed: "'WITCH MURDER' TRIAL STARTS AT YORK TODAY" with subheads. (see) Nice to have in a Pennsylvania title.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, a little m... See More  

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

Item #618141

January 12, 1929

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, January 12, 1929 

* Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder

* York, Pennsylvania - John Blymire

The front page has an article headed: "THIRD BOY ON TRIAL FOR 'HEX' MURDER IN YORK" with subheads. (see) Nice to have in a Pennsylvania title.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, minor m... See More  

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Duluth, Minnesota lynchings...

Item #617503

June 17, 1920

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 17, 1920 

* Duluth, Minnesota lynchings (1st report)

* 3 negro circus workers hanged 

* Isaac McGhie - Nate Green - Elmer Jackson 

Page 2 has a one column heading: "Troops on Guard In Duluth After Three Lynchings" with subhead. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light browning, minor spine wear, ge... See More  

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Sitting Bull described: a powerful savage... The telephone wars...

Item #617251

September 18, 1879

THE AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, Sept. 18, 1879 A article inside has the heading, "One Thing And Another", which states in part: "Sitting Bull is a powerful savage with a massive face-- as big, say, as a ten quart pail--and with plenty of room on it for the display of deep-plowed lines of decision around the mouth". Directly above this article is another which is notew... See More  

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Significant issue on the Popish Plot...

Item #617054

April 10, 1679

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 10, 1679 

* Popish Plot

The back page has not one but two items concerning the Popish Plot in England, a contrived conspiracy to accuse Catholic leaders of plotting to kill King Charles II.

A report from Dublin notes: "A Proclamation has been published...appointing a reward...to any person that shall...apprehend any Popish Dignitary or Jesuit...&... See More  

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The trial of Charles Manson begins...

Item #616765

June 16, 1970

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1970

* Charles Manson & girls trial begins

* Sharon Tate - LaBianca murders

Page 20 has a three column heading: "July Selection in Manson Case to Begin Today" with subhead: "Up to 300 Candidates May Be Examined for Trial That Could Last 6 Months" Coverage on the murder trial of Charles Manson and his 3 women followers at it's start.

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Lindbergh baby kidnapping trial...

Item #616718

September 29, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, NY, September 29, 1934

* Lindbergh baby kidnapping trial

* Bruno Hauptmann

This 34 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "BLADE MADE BY HAUPTMANN FOUND HIDDEN IN HIS CELL; INSANITY PLEA IS FORECAST" with many subheads. Much more inside.

Light browning, otherwise in good condition.

wikipedia notes: Hauptmann was charged w... See More  

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Dr. Sam Sheppard verdict... "The Fugitive" case...

Item #616494

December 22, 1954

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 22, 1954 

* Dr. Sam Sheppard

* Murder trial ends with guilty verdict

At the bottom of the front page first column is a head: "Sheppard Convicted, Gets Life Sentence".  The article continues on page 24 where is found a photo of Sam Sheppard as well (see). See this hyperlink for more on the fascinating case. It was this case upon which the popular tele... See More  

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1871 KKK Southern trials...

Item #616117

July 02, 1871

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 1871

* Ku Klux Klan - KKK

* Southern trials

The front page has small one column headings: "The KuKlux" "The Trials in Mississippi" See image for text here.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise nice condition.

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Virginia's governor and the former slaves...

Item #615538

July 12, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, July 12, 1865 

* Georgia Emancipation

* Slaves and Masters

The front page has: "Georgia: Address of Provisional Governor Johnson, His Views On Emancipation." which takes over a full column. Other reports inside include: "VIRGINIA", "Governor Pierpoint and the Negroes", "Their Late Rebel Masters Trying to Get Rid of Them&q
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Nearing the end of Bonaparte's rule...

Item #615066

June 17, 1814

THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, Massachusetts, June 17, 1814  The front page and page two carries reports pertaining to the latter moments in in Napoleon Bonaparte's reign as Emperor, as well as reports on the war in France. See photos for details.

Also reported on page is the "Death of Chief Justice [Samuel] Sewall". His great-grandfather served as the judge at the Salem witch t... See More  

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President Johnson's impeachment trial...

Item #614908

May 16, 1868

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 16, 1868

* President Andrew Johnson

* Reconstruction era impeachment trial

The front page is mostly taken up with reports on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson with the top of the first column having: "The Impeachment"  and many related subheads (see). The final vote for acquittal would come in 10 days.

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

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The controversial Victoria Woodhull libel case..

Item #614573

March 12, 1874

NEW YORK TIMES, March 12, 1874  Page 2 has a report headed: "The Challis-Woodhull Libel" "Seventh Day of the Trial--Argument for the Defense--Address of Mr. Brooke" which is concerning the libel trial based on an article on her newspaper (see this hyperlink for more). This is the famed Victoria Woodhull, who along with Tennie Claflin published the controversial newspaper &... See More  

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Star route scandal trial verdict...

Item #614387

June 15, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, June 15, 1883

* Star route scandal trial

* Thomas J. Brady & Stephen W. Dorsey

* Not guilty verdict

This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "Acquitted" "A Verdict of Not Guilty Rendered in the Star-Route Trial" and more. Text takes up 2 1/2 columns.

This i... See More  

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