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659579

Indian Council... Dexter-Gray governor ticket... James Madison signatures...

Item #659579

March 17, 1814

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston,  March 17, 1814



* Two Acts signed in block type by James Madison

* Proposal made to various Indian Chiefs

* Woodcut of a ship which includes the famous phrase: "Don't Give Up The Ship"




Front page contains two political Acts, each signed in type by Vice President: JAMES MADISON.   The second page contains "...the substance of ... See More  

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$36.00
659569

Indian treaty with the Mennatarees... Thomas Jefferson's financial troubles...

Item #659569

February 18, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, February 18, 1826  The front page has an article which begins: "A treaty with the Belantse-etea, or Mennatarees, was concluded between gen. Atkinson and maj. O'Falon & many chiefs of this tribe at the Lower Mandan village...It provides for a friendly intercourse between the parties..." with more.

Also on the ftpg. is a report which rea... See More  

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$35.00
659568

Indian Treaties Kanzas & Osages Tribes...

Item #659568

February 11, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 11, 1826  A feature of this issue is a report on two "Indian Treaties" with the Kanzas & Osages tribes. The ftpg. has a report concerning the Creek Indians.

Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, some light staining on the front page, otherwise in great condition.



As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the mo... See More  

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$26.00
659553

Indians in Milledgeville, Georgia...

Item #659553

August 08, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 8, 1829  Featured in this issue is a nice report regarding Indian affairs in Milledgeville, Georgia. See images for details.

Additional articles provide news from various regions throughout America, and include political reporting.

Sixteen pages, good condition, 9 1/2 by 6 inches.



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$20.00
659531

Anti-Jacobite Creed... The importance of Nova Scotia...

Item #659531
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1748  The issue begins with an: "Extract of a Letter Giving an Account of a Survey of the N. West Coast of England..." with a small print on page 2 (see). Also in this issue: "Of the Invention of Shorthand" with a full page of characters of words (see); "An Anti-Jacobite's Creed, Alluding to Indiscriminate Charges in ... See More  

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$34.00
659397

Reports on the Indians...

Item #659397

April 22, 1795

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 22, 1795 



* Uncommon title

* Native Americans




Page 3 has a report from "Pittsburgh" prefaced with: "We are informed that a party of land-jobbers from the neighbourhood of Whelin [Wheeling?], have returned there & brought in with them an Indian Scalp. The circumstances as related to us are as follows:..." and... See More  

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659374

Proclamation by General Anthony Wayne...

Item #659374

April 25, 1795

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 25, 1795  Page 2 has: "A Proclamation" signed in type by Anthony Wayne, for establishing a permanent peace with all the Indian tribes and nations northwest of the Ohio River.

Four pages, never-trimmed, two binding holes at the spine, some damp staining.

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$42.00
658957

Australian cricketer Don Bradman...

Item #658957

July 15, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1932



* Australia tour of North America

* Don Bradman "The Don" photo

* Greatest cricket batsman ever




The sport's section (page 19) has a banner headline: "Australian Cricketers Overwhelm West Indian Team in First New York Match" with subheads and photo of Don Bradman headed: "Don Bradman On His Way To Bat Yesterday" (see) Proba... See More  

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$45.00
658847

Reaction to the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown...

Item #658847

March 26, 1782

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, March 26, 1782  Page 2 has some nice reporting on the military events further to the west, from a letter from Kentucky dated Dec. 6. It reports on the work of General Clarke near Fort Pitt, Colonel Loughrie, and some events near Detroit. An item mentions: "...that the enemy had evacuated John's Island about six miles from ... See More  

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$377.00
658767

Work towards creating a treaty with America... Latest on the war...

Item #658767

September 30, 1779

THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, Sept. 30, 1779  A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781.

The front page begins with a report from the House of Commons concerning the appointment of commissioners to work with America towards a treaty, with 6 of the terms noted. They include:... See More  

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$465.00
658748

British account of the Battle of Stono Ferry, and the Battle of Chemung, New York...

Item #658748

September 02, 1779

THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, Sept. 2, 1779  A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781.

Nearly one-third of page 2 is a letter from an officer in the British army from Port Royal with his account of the Battle at Stono Ferry, a failed attempt by the Americans, under General... See More  

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$940.00
658301

Latest news from the Revolutionary War in a very rare newspaper...

Item #658301

May 27, 1779

THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, May 27, 1779 



* Very rare American Revolutionary War publication



A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This issue is volume 1, number 11.

The front page reports on a letter "...from a tory in England to his friend in New York, w... See More  

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657870

Northern-most newspaper we have offered...

Item #657870

December 11, 1950

THE MUKLUK TELEGRAPH, Kotzebue, Alaska, Dec. 11, 1950  This newspaper--from a town which is primarily Native American (Eskimo)--is now the northern-most newspaper we have offered, further north than Rampart, Alaska, from which we have offered a few newspapers.

It lies above the Arctic Circle, and the tagline under the title is: "The Arctic's Greatest Newspaper". This is the vol... See More  

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$178.00
657794

Coalition of the American and West Indies' colonists...

Item #657794
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1766  Articles within this issue include: "Description of an Artificial Swan" "Account of a Journey Into Scotland" "An Address to the Annotators of the Bible" "Coalition of the American and W. Indian Colonists" and more.

Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has various news reports of th... See More  

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$34.00
657760

Map of road from London to Berwick & York... Indians visit London...

Item #657760
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1766 Articles within this issue include: "...Act for Opening & establishing certain ports in the Islands of Jamaica and Dominica for the more free importation and exportation..." "On the Doctrine of Original Sin" 'An Improvement in Common Watches" which includes a print of the gears and workings of a watch (see), and mo... See More  

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$42.00
657710

California items... Fight with Apache Indians...

Item #657710

September 21, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 21, 1849  Page 3 has nearly half a column headed: "California Items" which primarily discusses the cost of items and the troubles in maintaining commerce in California.

Page 2 also has; "Latest From Santa Fe" which includes a letter from Los Vegas, N.M. detailing a fight between US. troops and a party of Apache Indians... See More  

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657648

More on the Dartmoor prison massacre...

Item #657648

June 24, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 24, 1815  Inside has nearly 8 pages taken up with: "War Events: Or Things Incidental to the Late War" which begins with some talk on the: "Dartmoor Prison" massacre, which begins: "The newspapers teem with details of the shocking massacre of our people in this depot, by the infamous Shortland...".

Other subheads under ... See More  

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657585

President Grover Cleveland's state-of-the-union address....

Item #657585

December 03, 1888

BOSTSON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Dec. 3, 1888 



* President Grover Cleveland

* State of the Union Address




the front page has a nice stack of column headlines: "THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE" "Unjust & Useless Taxation" "Suspension of Silver Coinage  Recommended" "Our Foreign Relations" "he Pacific Railroads" "Our Indian Wards"... See More  

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$39.00
657511

Indian Troubles at Wounded Knee...

Item #657511

February 07, 1891

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, February 7, 1891  The front cover of the issue features a full page illustration entitled "Hard Luck". Inside the issue are: half page "The Recent Indian Troubles in South Dakota"; full page "Scenes in the United States Senate During the Debate on the Fair Elections Bill"; full page "The Recent Indian Troub... See More  

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$45.00
657394

When Abraham Lincoln was an unknown... Death of Kit Carson?

Item #657394

July 18, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 18, 1848  This newspaper contains on page 3 reports from the "House of Representatives" and includes the results of a vote to suspend the rules concerning a resolution to allow a postal route bill to be disposed of, listing all those who voted "Yea" and "Nay". Within the "Yea" list is "Lincoln" (s... See More  

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$49.00
657383

Heading to the gold fields... Slave ship captured...

Item #657383

July 25, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 25, 1849 



* California gold rush

* Slave ship captured




Page 3 has reports headed: "From Salt Lake" with reports on the travails of people heading West.

Another item is brief: "Slavers Captured" noting: "...that a British man of war has recently taken into that port a Brazilian brig & barque, having on bo... See More  

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657381

Much on the situation in California, including the gold diggings...

Item #657381

July 30, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 30, 1849



* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners




Page 3 has nearly 2 1/2 columns of reports headed: "Late From California"  including documents noting General Riley as governor. There is also a lengthy letter from San Francisco with news from the gold fields, a few bits including: "...some 40 persons are at wo... See More  

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657380

Events in California...

Item #657380

August 01, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 1, 1849  Page 3 has: "California Items" which includes reports concerning problems with the Indians, and also an: "Affray at Stockton" between an "American" and a "celebrated Indian chief" with details. Also: "Gold Coining" and other items.

Four pages, nice condition.

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657349

Hardships on the way to California...

Item #657349

August 09, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 9, 1849 



* California gold rush



Page 3 has a report: "From Santa Fe and the Far West" which includes: "...large number of emigrants have left Santa Fe for California. Seven out of nine men belonging to parties destined for California...were killed. They were attacked...by 200 Apache Indians. The emigrants for Californi... See More  

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657335

Ancient coins, the violin (or viola), the moon...

From during the French & Indian War...

Item #657335
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1757  A very nice magazine from during the French & Indian War from the "mother country" with a wide range of varied content including news of the day, political reports, literary items, and other unusual tidbits. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 190... See More  

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657313

Uncommon to find period Kit Carson reports...

Item #657313

August 24, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 24, 1847  The top of page 3 has a report: "From The Western Plains" with a rather rare report on the famed Kit Carson: "...it seems probable that Kit Carson, who was going out with dispatches to California, has lost all his horses and mules. He was seen near the Pawnee Rock & afterwards heard from by a party who said they... See More  

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657100

President Jackson vetoes the Land Bill... The 'Trail of Tears'...

Item #657100

December 10, 1833

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 10, 1833  Most of page 2 is taken up with: "Message of the President Of the United States, Returning the Land Bill" signed at its conclusion: Andrew Jackson. This was Jackson's Land Bill Veto Message to Congress, vetoed for reason state in the prefatory paragraph of the lengthy text.

Half of the back page is taken up with the: &quo... See More  

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657050

Great item for the fire-fighting collector...

Item #657050

November 15, 1856

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 15, 1856 



* Great pre-Civil War fire engine print



For the collector of fire-fighting memorabilia, this is a terrific issue.

The entire front page is taken up with a very detailed & terrific print titled: "The New Steam Fire Engine" which was called the "Neptune", manufactured by Silsby, Mynderse & Company in Seneca Falls, ... See More  

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656914

On the death of LaFayette...

Item #656914

June 28, 1834

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 28, 1834



* In memory of LaFayette : on LaFayette's death



The very top of the front page has an. item which includes: "...senate appointed a committee of 13 & the house of representatives a committee of 24 to consider & report what token of affection ought to be paid to the memory of Lafayette..." with just a bit more.

An inte... See More  

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656780

Death of Brigham Young...

Item #656780

August 30, 1877

BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Aug. 30, 1877 



* Brigham Young death (1st report)

* Mormons - Mormonism

* Chief Sitting Bull




The front page has a report headed: "The Death Of Brigham Young" which begins: "Brigham Young was attacked with cholera morbus on Thursday night...continued swelling until respiration was stopped. He was conscious, but only briefly answered questions d... See More  

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656727

Dealing with the Mormon troubles in Missouri...

Item #656727

February 02, 1839

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 2, 1839 



* Missouri Mormon Troubles



Inside has an article headed: "The Mormon Affair" which includes: "...the senate passed on the 3rd upon the joint resolutions of the Mo. Legislature, 'The first resolution'...declares that it is inexpedient at this time to prosecute the investigation into the cause of th
... See More  

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$50.00
656650

Coffee, slaves, coins produced at the Mint...

Item #656650

August 10, 1833

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 10, 1833  Among the articles within: "The Indian Character" "Emigration To Canada"; a full page on: "Product & Consumption of Coffee" and a detailed account from the: "Mint of the United States"  with charts of the number of each quotes produced, etc.; "Harbors on Lake Erie" and "Slaves... See More  

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656649

When Davy Crockett was an unknown...

Item #656649

December 31, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 31, 1831  It's always fascinating to find mention of notable people years before they would become a household name.  Inside has one such report: an inconspicuous--yet noteworthy--mention of Davy Crockett, less than five years before he would die at the Alamo. As a member of Congress, this report notes: "...The speaker laid before the ... See More  

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$38.00
656604

Unique "Yankee" & "Confederate" pair of the same date...

Item #656604

July 22, 1861

Here is a unique opportunity for a pair of issues--one Yankee and the other Confederate--of the identical date of July 22, 1861 both reporting on the First Battle of Bull Run, one from the New York Tribune and the other from the Confederate capital of Richmond, titled the Daily Dispatch, providing a perspective of how the news was reported with all the "spin" & biases that ... See More  

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$650.00
656525

Very large map of Europe... Oswego in the French & Indian War... Judaica item...

Item #656525
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1756 



* Great & quite large map of Europe

* Oswego - French & Indian War

* Judaica - Jewish content




The prime feature would be the very nice & large foldout map titled in the cartouche: "A New & Correct CHART  of  EUROPE..." which shows all of Europe as well as Iceland, Russia, North Africa, a... See More  

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$180.00
656499

Elizabeth Bacon Custer's will...

Item #656499

May 12, 1933

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 12, 1933



* Elizabeth Bacon Custer's will filed

* General George Armstrong Custer widow




Page 24 has a one column heading: "Gen. Custer's Widow Leaves U.S. War Relics" (see)

Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, 4 small bi... See More  

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$40.00
656460

From shortly before it becoming a Confederate city...

Item #656460

January 19, 1861

DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, N.C., Jan. 19, 1861 



* Rare antebellum title

* Secession ?




From this famous soon-to-be-Confederate port city. Page 2 has a very lengthy article: "Read & Reflect - The Slaveholding and Non-Slaveholding Interests of the South A Unit". Also a call-to-arms bit headed: "FLAG RAISING!" "Secession And Southern Rights!!", plus "... See More  

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$36.00
656383

Death of Cochise, the Apache Indian chief...

Item #656383

June 15, 1874

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 15, 1874 



* Tribal Chief Cochise death (1st report)

* Chiricahua Apaches - Indians




Page 7 has: "Obituary - Cochise, the Indian Chief" noting in part: "...announces that Cochise, the famous Indian chief, died on Tuesday last in Arizona. He had been sick a long time, and feeling satisfied that he was afflicted by witchcraft, he refused to let the doc... See More  

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$57.00
656335

Theatrical special effects... Indian motorcycle...

Item #656335

April 26, 1913

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 26, 1913  The full ftpg. shows: "A Fireless Fire on the State - 16 Men & Elaborate Devices are Required to Produce the Effect". More inside with article: "The Elements on the Stage - Thunder Lightning, Wind, Rain and Fire" with 5 additional prints on how those effects are produced.

Near the back is a nice, illustrated advertisement... See More  

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$32.00
656315

Custer's Massacre survivor death in 1932....

Item #656315

April 02, 1932

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 2, 1932



* Edward Settle Godfrey death

* Custer's Massacre survivor




Page 26 has a one column heading: "Gen. E. S. Godfrey, Indian Fighter, Dies In 88th Year" with small photo of Godfrey. (see) First report coverage on the death of Edward Settle Godfrey, United States Army Brigadier General who received the Medal of Honor. He was a surviving lieutena... See More  

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$39.00
656226

Rare Confederate title reports on the battle of Manassas, & more...

Item #656226

August 08, 1861

CAROLINA SPARTAN, Spartanburg, South Carolina, August 8, 1861 



* First Battle of Bull Run

* Very rare Confederate title




A rare Confederate title to say the least. The front page has a report headed: "Battle of Manassas" which begins: "There never has been a more complete victory won on the Continent of America than was gained by our gallant "rebels" on Sunday l... See More  

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$530.00
656187

Great prints of Peoria and Hannibal... Indian life...

Item #656187

October 25, 1890

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 25, 1890  Among the prints within are a halfpg: "Incident of Indian Life--The 'Squaw Man' Visited by His Wife's Relations--Scene in the Indian Territory". Also: "Big Trees in Humboldt County, California". A nice fullpg; "A Duck Farm at Eastport, Long Island...".

Also two great full pages with many prints... See More  

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$54.00
656033

Second battle of Bull Run...

Item #656033

September 10, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 10, 1862 



* Second Battle of Bull Run # 2

* From the capital of the Confederacy




Not just a newspaper from the Confederate States, but from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "From Maryland" which tells of the advance of the Confederate army across the Potomac into Maryland (see photos). Keep in mind this was just one w... See More  

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$117.00
655991

1930 Rangoon Riots in India...

Item #655991

May 28, 1930

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 28, 1930



* Rangoon Riots of 1930

* Indian dockworkers

* Burman labourers




The front page has a nice banner headline: "MOBS KILL WOMEN IN INDIA" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Complete with all 42 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very hig... See More  

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$48.00
655963

Death of the King of England...

Item #655963
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1760 



* George II of Great Britain death

* French and Indian War




Contains a lengthy article: "An Account of the Taking of Montreal & the subjecting all Canada to the Crown of Great Britain, from the Letters of Maj. Gen. Amherst...". This article takes over 3 pages. It is followed by another nice article: "Description of the ... See More  

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$89.00
655429

Canada prints... White House reception...

Item #655429

April 25, 1885

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 25, 1885  Full ftpg. shows: "Canada--The Uprising in the Northwest--White Inhabitants of Saskatchewan Leaving a Settlement after an Indian Raid." 

Inside: "Canada--View of Winnipeg (Fort Gabby) in 1870, and of the Present City" "New York City--Collapse of 8 Tenement Buildings...". The doublepg. centerfold show... See More  

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$48.00
655427

The Indians in Kansas...

Item #655427

July 18, 1885

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 18, 1885  Inside has a full page with 3 prints of: "Scenes & Incidents of the Strike of Iron-Workers in Cleveland" and other fullpg. has 4 prints of: "The Indian Troubles--Types & Incidents In Southwestern Kansas & the Indian Territory." A fullpg. has  8 scenes of: "The Manufacture of Lager Beer..." ... See More  

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$42.00
655272

Capture of Edmund Kirby Smith...

Item #655272

July 29, 1865

NEW-YORK TIMES, July 29, 1865 



* General Edmund Kirby Smith captured



Among the front page heads: "Capture of Kirby Smith by the Mexicans" "Four Pieces of Artillery and Nine Hundred Rifles Taken". In the report it says in part: "Major Texxier...has just arrived... bringing intelligence of the capture of Gen. Kirby Smith and his entire party. He was intercepted...... See More  

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$49.00
655237

Oswego during the French & Indian War, with maps...

Item #655237
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1757 



* Forts Oswego and Ontario

* French and Indian war with map




Inside has is a quite lengthy article titled: "An Historical Account of American Affairs during the Two last years, with a particular journal of the Siege & Surrender of Oswego" with this text taking over six pages. This text also includes a report headed &quo... See More  

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$455.00
655027

Prints of cowboys... How they made banknotes...

Item #655027

October 26, 1889

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, Oct. 26, 1889  The full front page shows: "Dangers of Electric Wires in New York--Western Union Lineman burned to Death in Mid-Air."

A rarity is to find period prints of cowboys, but here is one. An inside page has 3 prints, captioned: "Life Among the Cow-Boys of Indian Territory" with a brief, related article on an inside page.

A very nic... See More  

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$87.00
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