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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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684609

Runaway slave ads...

Item #684609

June 21, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 21, 1796  The front page features 20 illustrated ship ads, as well as an ad: "FOR SALE, A likely , healthy NEGRO WENCH..." with details.

Page 3 has an ad for: "Negro Tom" describing: "A Black Man, about 5 feet 6 inches high...ran off from Fell's Point on Sunday..." then describing his clothing,... 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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684454

Sickening revelations at the Wirz Andersonville Prison trial...

Item #684454

September 08, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept.  8, 1865 



* Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter

* Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia




The back page has half a column with: "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "Continuation of the Sickening Revelations" "Early Adjournment of the Court on Account of Wirz's Illness".

The front page has much under: "National Politics" including: "M... See More  

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684435

Reconstruction in Virginia & South Carolina...

Item #684435

June 27, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, June 27, 1865  Among the front page column heads relating to reconstruction efforts after the Civil War are: "VIRGINIA" "The Right to Vote Extended to the Virginia Rebels" "The Status of the Negro Established: "The Health of Jeff. Davis" "The President Worn Out by Incessant Exertion" "The Reconstruction of South Carolina"... See More  

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684432

Deaths of Thurgood Marshall and Thomas Dorsey...

Item #684432

January 25, 1993

LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, January 25, 1993



* Thurgood Marshall death (1st report)

* 1st African American Supreme Court Justice




The front page carries the two column wide, two line announcement "Thurgood Marshall, 84, First Black Justice, Dies" with subhead "Supreme Court: Retired jurist was a leader in the legal battle to end forced segregation in the U.S.". "R... See More  

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684378

Slave ads in this antebellum Louisiana newspaper...

Item #684378

July 30, 1850

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, July 30, 1850  Newspapers from the pre-Civil War South are rather difficult to find. Here is one from Louisiana.

Among the front page ads is one headed: "Slaves! Slaves! Slaves!" which notes in part: "The subscribers are prepared to receive, on consignment, for sale in this market, any number of slaves, having one of the best showrooms in the city... See More  

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684374

Slave ads in this antebellum Louisiana newspaper...

Item #684374

August 03, 1850

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Aug. 3, 1850  Newspapers from the pre-Civil War South are rather difficult to find. Here is one from Louisiana.

Among the front page ads is one headed: "Slaves! Slaves! Slaves!" which notes in part: "The subscribers are prepared to receive, on consignment, for sale in this market, any number of slaves, having one of the best showrooms in the city,... See More  

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684370

Slave ads in this antebellum Louisiana newspaper...

Item #684370

November 29, 1850

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Nov. 29, 1850  Newspapers from the pre-Civil War South are rather difficult to find. Here is one from Louisiana.

Among the front page ads is one headed: "Slaves! Slaves! Slaves!" which notes in part: "The subscribers are prepared to receive, on consignment, for sale in this market, any number of slaves, having one of the best showrooms in the city... See More  

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684368

Slave ads in this antebellum Louisiana newspaper...

Item #684368

December 03, 1850

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Dec. 3, 1850 



* Rare antebellum publication

* Runaway slaves & for sale ads

* From the deep South




Newspapers from the pre-Civil War South are rather difficult to find. Here is one from Louisiana.

Among the many inside page ads is one headed: "Slaves! Slaves! Slaves!" which notes in part: "The subscribers are prepared to receive, on co... See More  

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684366

Slave ads in this antebellum Louisiana newspaper...

Item #684366

December 05, 1850

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Dec. 5, 1850  Newspapers from the pre-Civil War South are rather difficult to find. Here is one from Louisiana.

Among the many inside page ads is one headed: "Slaves! Slaves! Slaves!" which notes in part: "The subscribers are prepared to receive, on consignment, for sale in this market, any number of slaves, having one of the best showrooms in the... See More  

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684293

A very early issue of this famous anti-slavery title...

Item #684293

September 10, 1836

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Sept. 10, 1836  It is rare to find such early issues of this famous anti-slavery title edited by William Lloyd Garrison. It began publication just 5 years earlier. The masthead features a woodcut of a slave auction.

Much anti-slavery content as one might expect, with articles including: "Birmingham Baptist Missionary Society--Slavery In America" &qu... See More  

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684246

Adventures of a gold digger... Slave trade abolished in the District of Columbia...

Item #684246

September 18, 1850

SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, New York, Sept. 18, 1850 



* Slavery trade abolished

* District of Columbia


* Fugitive Slaves Act of 1850

* Passes the United States Senate




The front page has most of a column headed "Abolition of the Slave Trade in the District of Columbia--Bill Ordered to be Engrossed--All the Amendments Rejected--Fremont's California Indian Bill..." with much det... See More  

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684244

Earliest use of the term 'underground railroad' we have discovered...

Item #684244

August 28, 1850

SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, New York, Aug. 28, 1850 



* Slavery - slaves - pre-Civil War tensions

* Rare "Underground Railroad" mention




The front page has an article: "From The Plains" which is a great letter concerning those traveling across the country, including Mormons heading to Utah. A few bits include: "The Gold Diggers have all disappeared among the Black Hills... See More  

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684239

Frederick Douglass rebukes a stance on the "colored race"...

Item #684239

July 27, 1850

SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, New York, July 27, 1850  The top of page 5 has a column: "The Blacks--Labor Independence--F. Douglass" which begins: "We were rather sharply rebuked, not many months ago, by Mr. Frederick Douglass's 'North Star' for urging on the Colored Race the duty and policy of taking an independent, a separate position, & proving therein their ability &... See More  

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684208

Vassar College... Early baseball...

Item #684208

November 17, 1866

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 17, 1866  Inside has a half page print: "The Misses Cooke's School Room, Freedman's Bureau, Richmond, Va." showing a room full of African-American student. 

With a baseball connection, there is a small portrait of "Frank Pigeon, Of The Eckford B.B. Club, Brooklyn E. D.".

The double page centerfold has three views of t... See More  

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684072

Harper's Ferry Conspiracy... Prison and hanging of two conspirators...

Item #684072

December 31, 1859

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 31, 1959  The frontpage has a half page image of two John Brown's Raid (Harper's Ferry) conspirators, the caption which says: "Cook and Coppic escaped from their cell into the prison yard, the night previous to their execution". Additionally, page 6 has two articles: "COOK AND COPPIC ENDEAAVORING TO ESCAPE FROM THE JAI... See More  

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683977

Considerable detail on the slave ship Haidee...

Item #683977

October 05, 1858

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 5, 1858  The ftpg. has: "The Montauk Point Mystery Explained" "A New York Slave-Ship Scuttled Off Long Island" "Nine Hundred Slaves Landed by the Haidee in Cuba" "Arrest of the Mate and Five of the Crew--Description of the Ship" with the text taking over a full column.

It mentions in part: "...that the Haidee was fitted out at... See More  

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683867

On the constitutionality of laws against slave trade...

Item #683867

December 28, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 28, 1858  Page 2 has an article taking fully 1 1/2 columns headed: "Constitutionality of the Laws Against the African Slave Trade". Keep in mind that the importation of slaves had been outlawed since 1808.

Page 3 has: "Liberia and the Slave Trade".

Four pages, light damp stain at the top, good condition. The folder siz... See More  

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683866

Much on the slaves from the slave ship Echo...

Item #683866

December 25, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 25, 1858  Page 3 has over half a column of detailed reporting headed: "The Slaves of the Echo", an infamous slave ship. It mentions in part: "...71 of the 271 in the ship took on board died...the negroes appeared generally a stupid and listless set of heathens...Most of them would lie from day to day like cattle upon the deck... See More  

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683861

On the slave ship Echo…

Item #683861

December 09, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 9 1858  Page 3 has: "The Slave Case In South Carolina" which is about the infamous slave ship Echo.

Four pages, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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683859

On the trial of the slave ship Haidee...

Item #683859

November 29, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 29, 1858  Page 3 has an article: "Trial of Slavers" being the infamous slave ship Haidee. It mentions in part: "...She sailed thence to the African coast and there shipped 1,150 negroes. She lost 200 of these on her passage to Cuba. The slaves were landed at or near Cardenas..."with further details.

Four pages, nice con... See More  

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683855

Details on the slave ship Haidee...

Item #683855

October 08, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 8, 1858  Page 3 has an article: "The Slaver Haidee" which was scuttled off the coast of Montauk Point. Included is a detailed letter mentioning in part: "...The next morning took on board a cargo of 1,133 negroes and sailed in the afternoon of the same day for Cuba...arrived & anchored off Cardenas...having lost some 200 ... See More  

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683854

Details on the slave ship Haidee...

Item #683854

October 06, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 6, 1858  The top of page 3 has an article: "Arrest Of The Montauk Point Slavers" which reports on a slave ship, mentioning in part: "...a vessel had been sunk off Montauk Point...had been scuttled...name of the scuttled vessel is Haidee...sailed from New York...to the coast of Africa, where she took in a cargo of 900 slaves. ... See More  

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683853

The Echo slave ship...

Item #683853

September 29, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 29, 1858  Page 3 has a report headed: "Examination In The Slaver Case" which reports on the infamous Echo slave ship.

Four pages, piece missing from the top of the front leaf causes loss only to ads on page 2, otherwise nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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683852

The Echo slave ship... The Comet... Fraser River gold mines...

Item #683852

October 01, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 1, 1858  Page 3 has a report headed: "The Echo Slave Case" followed by a report on: "The Fraser River Mines" being the gold rush in British Columbia. Another article has much detail on: "The Comet".

Four pages, small hole in the front leaf does not affect mentioned articles, otherwise nice condition. The folde... See More  

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683834

Much on the slave trade with Liberia...

Item #683834

September 18, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 18, 1858  Page 3 has three-quarters of a column taken up with: "Liberia And The Slave Trade". Included is a lengthy letter regarding how slaves are procured. Keep in mind that the importation of slaves had been outlawed in the U.S. since 1808.

Four pages, small archival mend at the top margin, nice condition. Folder size no... See More  

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683832

The "so called" captain of the slave ship Echo...

Item #683832

September 16, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 16, 1858  Page 3 has an article: "Capt. Townsend of the Slaver" which begins: "Capt. Townsend, so called, of the slaver Echo, was brought before the U.S. Commissioner...It was distinctly proved that the Echo attempted to escape before her character was suspected...There were found on board 318 African negroes..." w... See More  

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683830

Reflecting on the laws regarding the slave trade...

Item #683830

September 03, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 3, 1858  Page 3 has an article: "Laws Relating to the Slave Trade" which is in reaction to the recently captured slave ship Echo. Keep in mind that the importing of slaves has been outlawed in the U.S. since 1808.

Four pages, great condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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683829

The slaves captured on board the slave ship Echo...

Item #683829

September 02, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 2, 1858  Page 3 has a report concerning one of the more infamous slave ships of the era: the Echo: "The Captured Africans". The photos show portion of the detailed article.

Page 3 also has: "The Captured Slaver and Her Cargo" which is interesting editorial commentary taking fully 1 1/2 columns, with considerable d... See More  

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683828

Captured slave ship... Installation of a Jewish rabbi...

Item #683828

September 01, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 1, 1858  Page 3 has: "The Slaver At Charleston" which begins: "A slave brig, called the Echo, arrived at this port yesterday..." and also notes: "...Lieut. Maffitt very kindly writes us that the Dolphin captured this vessel, which he terms an American slaver, after a long chase...off the north coast of Cu... See More  

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683819

Recruitment ad for joining the U.S. military...

Item #683819

June 05, 1799

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 5, 1799  



* From the year of George Washington's death



Page 2 has a letter from Lord Nelson to his wife. Page 3 also has a very nice recruitment ad for the military headed: "ATTENTION ! " "To all who properly estimate the Independence of America, love its Constitution, and are willing to defend its Government &... See More  

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683802

The Mormons, Frederick Douglass, and a freed slave's industriousness...

Item #683802

January 19, 1879

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 19, 1879  Pg. 7 is: "Frederick Douglass On The South" (see images). The bottom of page 5 has: "The Mormon Polygomists' Reply" (not photoed). One of the more interesting articles is found on page 2: "A Colored Man's History", which tells of a young slave boy who managed to save a few pennies here-and-there until he was given his freedo... See More  

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683756

Slaves of the captured Amistad slave ship...

Item #683756

October 09, 1839

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 29, 1840  Near the top of the front page is a small heading: "The Amistad Schooner" which reports on the case of the Amistad slave ship, made famous recently by the 1997 Stephen Spielberg movie of the same name.

The article mentions: "The British government...have been actively interposing in the affairs of the Amistad...to in... See More  

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683750

The last delivery of slaves to America...

Item #683750

December 13, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 13, 1858  Page 4 has a report taking over half a column headed: "Is the Slave Trade Reopened ?" "Is the Yacht Wanderer A Slaver?--Curious Conflicting Reports Concerning the Wanderer--Rumored Landing of a Cargo of Slaves Near Brunswick, Ga...." with more.

This is an infamous ship, as the Wanderer's notoriety is that it delivered (illegally) the ne... See More  

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683749

Slaves delivered to America... Return of slaves from the "Echo" slave ship...

Item #683749

December 12, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 12, 1858  Page 4 has a brief, yet historic report with a small heading: "The Yacht Wanderer" with a Savannah dateline. This is an infamous ship, as the Wanderer's notoriety is that it (illegally) delivered the next-to last load of African slaves to America. It notes in part: "...succeeded in evading the vigilance of the cruisers & landed a cargo of... See More  

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683741

Slave advertisement from the nation's capital...

Item #683741

April 23, 1816

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., April 23, 1816  This issue has a runaway slave advertisement on the back page.

News of the day and other ads. Four pages, foxing, good condition.

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683740

Slave advertisements from the nation's capital...

Item #683740

September 26, 1816

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., Sept. 26, 1816  This issue has not one but three runaway slave advertisements with two on page 3 and the other on the back page.

News of the day and other ads. Four pages, foxing, good condition.

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683738

Slave advertisements from the nation's capital...

Item #683738

April 24, 1817

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., April 24, 1817  This issue has not one but three runaway slave advertisements, all on the back page.

News of the day and other ads. Four pages, good condition.

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683736

Slave advertisements from the nation's capital...

Item #683736

May 01, 1817

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., May 1, 1817  This issue has not one but two runaway slave advertisements with one on page 3 and the other on the back page.

News of the day and other ads. Four pages, some foxing, good condition.

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683731

1900 Limon, Colorado Negro lynching...

Item #683731

November 17, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 17, 1900



* Limon, Lincoln County, Colorado horror

* Preston John Porter, Jr. - Negro lynching burning




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "COLORADO HORROR" 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 er... See More  

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683717

Denouncing Lincoln and his policies...

Item #683717

December 23, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 23, 1863  The front page has a full column report--and carrying over to page 2--with heads: "SPEECH OF WENDELL PHILLIPS" "Mr. Lincoln's Proclamation of Freedom" "Ferocious Abolition Tirade Against Abolition Party Leaders" "Seward, Chase and Lincoln Denounced" "Horace Greeley Avows His Preference for Chase".

An in... See More  

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683708

Editorial commentary on Seward's "irrepressible conflict" speech...

Item #683708

October 28, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 28, 1858  



* William H. Seward on slavery

* re. Irrepressible Conflict speech




Page 4 contains a lengthy editorial on Seward's "irrepressible conflict" speech given just 3 days prior at Rochester. In his speech Seward took the opportunity to characterize the United States as divided between two opposing political systems, one based on slavery and the ... See More  

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683707

Capture of a slave ship...

Item #683707

October 02, 1839

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 2, 1839 Page 3 has: "Late From Africa" which includes: "The Euphrates is sent here...having been captured on the coast of Africa...as a slaver, and surrendered to Gov. Buchanan..." with further particulars.

Keep in mind that although slavery continued to exist into the Civil War, the importing of slaves was outlawed in 1808.

Four... See More  

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683661

1900 Akron, Ohio race riot...

Item #683661

August 23, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 23, 1900



* Akron, Ohio race riot of 1900

* Negro lynching attempt




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TERRIBLE DESTRUCTION BY A MURDEROUS MOB" 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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