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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
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
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
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
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, April 4, 1883
* Alfred Packer
* Saguache, Colorado
* Cannibalism - murders
* Trial beginning
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 3 has an article headed: "Packer, the San Juan Murderer" See image for text here.
This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, all... See More
THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, July 16, 1886
* Haymarket Square riot
* Chicago IL Illinois
* Anarchy - Anarchists
* Jury sworn in - trial begins
The front page has one column headings: "ANARCHISTS TRIALS" "The Twelfth Man Secured" and more. (see)
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large sized paper measuring 25 x 19 1/2 inches, ... See More
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, January 13, 1880
* Jews - Jewish - Judaica
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 6 has an article headed: "CODE OF THE JEWS" "Trials in Capital Cases Among the Ancient Israelites" and more. (see) Text takes up about 1 1/2 columns.
This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of c... See More
ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE, England, Jan. 20, 1772 The front page includes some court reports including: "...The diamonds taken away from Sir Robert Ladbroke's house were found at a Jew receiver's...Four Jews, thieves & receivers together were concerned in the burglary at Sir Robert's, but they are out-numbered by the Christian villains..." and also: "...the... See More
TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, June 1, 1922
* Rudolph Valentino - The Sheik
The front page has one column headlines that include: "VALENTINO HAS BEGUN FIGHT IN STATE COURTS" "Bigamy Charges Will Be Vigorously Contested" and more. (see)
Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, minor margin wear, generally good.... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1874
* Victoria Woodhull
* Tennessee Celeste Claflin
Page 2 has a report headed: "The Challis-Woodhull Libel" "The Defense Closed--Examination of The Complainant" 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 publish... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, March 8, 1874 "The Challis-Woodhull Libel" "Continuation of the Case for the Defense--Examination of Victoria C. Woodhull--The Prisoners Released On Bail" which is concerning the libel trial based on an article on her newspaper (see this hyperlink for more).
Eight pages, browned at the margins, some margin tears, partially loose at the spine. Should be ha... See More
THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York, November 22, 1845 Page three has a column-wide headline "Wm. Parkinson, Charged with the Clinton Barge Robbery" which also includes an illustration of him as well. See photos for details.
Other news and advertisements of the day are within.
This is complete in four pages with several tiny binding holes along the left spine, otherwise is in good cond... See More
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 26, 1848 The top of page 3 has an article: "Important Slave Case Decision" which begins: "The Case of Lewis Pierrie, alleged to be the slave of Robert Tilghman of New Orleans, came up again before Judge King..." followed by much detail concerning the case (see).
Four pages, nice condition.
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, February 14, 1935 The issue has a 3 line, 3 column head: "Hauptmann Is Guilty; Sentenced To Die At Trenton Next Month" with various subheads "Defense to Appeal Verdict to High Court if Necessary" "Court Room Scene Tense" "Jury in 'Trial of the Century' Out Over Eleven Hours" and more. It ... See More
* Ad regarding John Peter Zenger's "freedom of the press" trial
The back page has a small note of the publishing of a book, reading: "The Tryal of John Peter Zenger, who was lately tried & acquitted for printing and publishing a Libel against the Government." This is the famed Zenger trial--publisher of the New... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 4, 1861
* John Anderson - fugitive slave
* Pre Civil War Southern tensions
Inside has: "A Southern Diarist" "Later From California" "Arrival of the Pony Express" "News From Kansas" "Movements of Mr. Lincoln" "The Case of the Fugitive Anderson", the latter concerning the trial of the famed fugitive slave... See More
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, January 6, 1875
* Henry War Beecher
* Elizabeth Tilton
* Adultery trial begins
This 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.
The front page has small one column headings: "New York City And State" "Tilton vs. Beecher" See image for text here.
Complete, nice condition.... See More
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, July 3, 1875
* Henry War Beecher
* Elizabeth Tilton
* Adultery trial ends
This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.
The front page has small one column headings: "Can't Agree" "The Jury Discharged" "And the Great Scandal Case Ended" and more. (see) Lengthy text here.
Com... See More
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Feb. 23, 1856 The front page has a print of: "The New U.S. Steam Frigate Merrimac on Her Trial Trip". This was the ship that would ultimately be scuttled by the U.S. Navy with the outbreak of the Civil War, and they resurrected by the Confederate Navy & converted to an iron-clad & be involved in the very famous battle with... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, November 27, 1788 The third column on page 515 contains the report of George Barrington (of eventual Botany Bay fame) being before the King's Bench. The 3rd column on page 519 also has a follow-up mention of Barrington.
Additional news of the day and period advertising are found throughout. Complete in 8 pages, some light rubbing, nice condition.
Background (source ... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, November 20, 1788 The third column on page 493 contains the report of George Barrington (of eventual Botany Bay fame) being brought up in on a private manner.
Pages 1 and 2 also have various reports from America, including mention of New York being considered for the location of the new seat of government. Other news of the day with period advertising are found throughout.... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, September 13, 1788 The second column on page 259 contains the report of George Barrington (of eventual Botany Bay fame) would not be tried at the Old Bailey but would be in Court of King's Bench next term -- proceeded against him on the outlawry.
Pages 1 and 2 provide a detailed description of the Pelew Islands (current day Palau), by George Keate and S.A. (compiled fr... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, July 26, 1788 The second column on page 96 contains the report of George Barrington (of eventual Botany Bay fame) being removed from town by a writ of Habeas Corpus due to his stealing - he stands outlawed. Page 94 has an article regarding the "improvement of wine." Other news of the day and period advertising are found throughout.
Complete in 8 pages and is in n... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, July 17, 1788 The third column on page 61 contains the report of George Barrington (of eventual Botany Bay fame) being identified for robbery. The issue also contains other news of the day and period advertising throughout.
Complete in 8 pages and is in nice condition.
Background (source - Wikipedia): George Barrington (14 May 1755 – 27 December 1804), an Irish-born... See More
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, November 21, 1881
* Charles Guiteau shot
* James A. Garfield assassin
Page 6 has one column headlines that include: "GUITEAU SHOT" "An Unknown Horseman Brings the Assassin Down" "He Fires Two Shots at the Prison Van" "One of Which Strikes the Intended Mark" and more (see photos).
This issue contains other news and advert... See More
THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Massachusetts, January 18, 1910
* 1910 Los Angeles, California
* International Air Meet at Dominguez Field
* Aviator Glenn Curtiss - airplanes - airships
The front page has a two column headline: "ENDURANCE TRIALS ON AGAIN AT COAST AVIATION COURSE" with photos of Glenn Curtiss and Louis Paulhan flying their airplanes. Other news, s... See More
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, November 18, 1881
* Charles Guiteau trial begins
* James A. Garfield assassination
The front page has one column headlines that include: "THE GREAT TRIAL", "It is Formally Opened by the District Attorney", "Guiteau's Counsel Discovery the Meaning of 'Stalwart'", "The Assassin Defies the... See More
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, October 15, 1881
* James A. Garfield assassination
* Charles Guiteau pleads not guilty
The front page has one column headlines that include: "'NOT GUILTY'", "Guiteau's Plea in the Washington Criminal Court", "The Abject Coward Taken Before the Judge in Safety", "The Assassin's Trial... See More
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, June 8, 1936
* Charles "Lucky" Luciano convicted (1st report)
Page 13 has a one column heading:
"'Lucky' Luciano Found Guilty by Jury in Gotham"
and more. (see) 1st report coverage on the guilty verdict for Charles "Lucky' Luciano. He would spend the next 9 years in prison before being released. Lucky Luciano ranks ... See More
RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN, Providence, March 15, 1822 Page 2 has over a column headed: "Independence of S. America" which is a document from the President to Congress, signed: James Monroe. Also: "Interesting Trials" "Bankrupt Bill" "Latest From Europe" and more.
Four pages, rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.
THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, December 4, 1891
* Russell Sage assassination attempt (1st report)
* Financier - railroad executive - Whig politician
The front page has one column headlines that include: "DYNAMITE", "Attempted Annihilation of Russell Sage by an Unknown Man", "There Was A Terrific Explosion", "Several Others Were Badly Hurt... See More
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 8, 1865
* re. Robert E. Lee's surrender
Reports from the aftermath of the Civil War including: "Admission Of Southern Representatives""Message of the Governor of South Carolina" "Governor's Proclamation - Thanksgiving for Victory, Peace, and Our Country Saved" is from Ohio; "The Future of the Negro" "... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 20, 1865
* Reconstruction era
Among the front page column heads are: "The Home of Secession" "Meeting of the Constitutional Convention" "The Ordinance of Secession Repealed" "Report in Favor of the Abolition of Slavery" which is a report from Columbia, S.C. also: "Trial of Capt. Wirz"
Eight pages, very nice condition.... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 6, 1924
* Leopold & Loeb indictment
* Bobby Franks murder
* Thrill Kill case
One of the more sensational trials of the 20th century was that of Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, two young, Jewish, & wealthy college students who wanted to commit the perfect crime.
The front page has one column headlines that include: "INDICT BOY SLAYERS FOR... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE, Pennsylvania, August 2, 1921
* Enrico Caruso death
* Italian tenor
The front page has one column headlines: "CARUSO, WORLD'S LEADING TENOR, DIES SUDDENLY" "Had Been Operated on for Abecess Between Liver and Diaphagm" and more with photo. (see) 1st report coverage on the death of famous Italian tenor, Enrico Caruso.
Other news and advertisemen... See More
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, October 21, 1967
* Mississippi burning trial
* Meridian MS Civil Rights workers
* Cecil Price & more
The back page has a one column heading: "2 Convicted In Slaying Of Workers". See photos for text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, nice condition.... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE, Pennsylvania, July 28, 1921
* Chicago White (Black) Sox scandal
* Baseball World Series fix trial beginning
Page 9 has one column headings: "TRIAL TODAY OF BLACK SOX", "Former Teammates Reach Chicago to Testify in Case Today--Nature of Testimony", "Many Objections Made"
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day.... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, September 20, 1934
* Bruno Hauptmann arrested (1st report)
* Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping
This 20 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "IDENTIFY MAN IN 'LINDY' KIDNAPING" with subheads (see photos). 1st report coverage on the arrest of Bruno Hauptmann, suspect in the most famou
NEW YORK WORLD TELEGRAM, January 17, 1934
* Mae West front page photo
The front page has a two column photo of Mae west with heading: "Mae West Dons Royal Purple to Tell Some More About Holdup" with text underneath (see photos).
Other news, sport and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 36 pages, light browning with some margin wear and tear, otherwise g... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, May 13, 1941
* Rudolph Hess Scotland parachute jump mystery
* Adolph Hitler's right hand man
* World War II
This 20 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "LONDON, WASHINGTON SEE RIFT IN HITLER'S COUNCIL IN HESS FLIGHT; HINT NO. 3 NAZI FEARED A PURGE" with subheads (see photos).
Ot... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1873
* re. The Susan B. Anthony trial
The front page has a very small and discrete one column heading at the bottom of the last column: "The Case of Miss Susan B. Anthony--Prosecution Suspended"
which is a brief mention of her recent indictment for illegal voting.
Other news of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, nice condi... See More
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, August 26, 1950
* USS Benevolence (AH-13) sinking
* Hospital ship (1st report)
* San Francisco, California
This 23 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "Freighter Rams Hospital Ship in Dense Fog; 103 Are missing" with photo (see photos). 1st report coverage on the collision of the USS Ben... See More
TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, May 5, 1946
* Assault - thoroughbred horse racing
* Kentucky Derby win (1st of 3 wins)
* Eventual triple crown winner
This 32 page newspaper has a four column headline on page 15A: "Assault Captures Rich Derby--Spy Song 2nd; Hampden 3rd" with subhead and photo. This was the 1st of 3 historic wins for the famed horse for the tr... See More
* Abraham Carlisle & John Roberts
* Treason trials - Revolutionary War
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 rebe... See More
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, September 21, 1934
* Bruno Hauptmann arrested (1st report)
* Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping - Ransom money found
This 10 page newspaper has two column headline on the front page: "ARREST IN LINDBERGH CASE BELIEVED TO HAVE SOLVED THE KIDNAPPING CRIME" with related photo. 1st report coverage on the arrest of B
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, June 3, 1865
* Jefferson Davis' escape attempt
* Woman's clothes - dress
The front page has 1 1/2 columns on a trip: "Across The Continent" "Letters From Mr. Bowles--No. 2" "On the Plains--From Atchison to Kearney--The Indians--Storm on the Plains" which is a terrific travelogue (see for beginnin... See More
NEW HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, March 22, 1831
* President Andrew Jackson
* United States Navy
The front page has five Acts of Congress, the first of which is signed in type by the President: Andrew Jackson. The last is: "An Act to authorize the construction of three schooners for the naval service of the United States." with details (see photos). Also on t... See More
THE ALLENTOWN DEMOCRAT, Allentown, Pennsylvania, Sept. 27, 1865
* Andersonville prison trial - Henry Wirz
Not surprisingly this issue has much Reconstruction related reports, including: "Soldiers! Who are Your Friends?" "The Trial of Wirze" "How Stand We?" "The Beginning of the End of Radicalism" & more.
Four pages, nice condition.... See More
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 26, 1865
* Trial of Captain Henry Wirz
* Andersonville Civil War prison - Georgia
The top of page 5 has; "Washington" "the Findings & Verdict of the Wirz Military Commission Submitted to the President" "Intercession of Wirz's Counsel in Behalf of His Client".
Eight pages, nice condition. ... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, December 27, 1956
* Preston Tucker death (1st report)
* Automobile designer & entrepreneur
* 1948 Tucker Sedan "Tucker Torpedo" fame
This 30 page newspaper has one column headings on the front page: "TUCKER, DREAM CAR PROMOTER, IS DEAD AT 53" and "Acquitted On Fraud Count in 1950 After Collapse ... See More