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School directed prayer is unconstitutional...

Item #637783

June 28, 1962

THE EVENING TELEGRAM, Herkimer-Ilion, New York, June 28, 1962  The front page has the 2-line, 3-column heading: "JFK Says Nation Must Obey Prayer Ruling", which provides President Kennedy's response to public reaction to the Supreme Court's decision in Engel v. Wade, which declared it unconstitutional for state officials to compose an official school prayer and/or to encoura... See More  

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Report from the Frank James trial...

Item #637767

April 12, 1883


* Outlaw Frank James

* Jesse James gang

* Dick Liddil

The top of pg. 2 has: "MISSOURI'S OUTLAWS" "Dick Liddill's Value as a Witness for the State in the James Trial" "Charley Ford's Opinion of His Testimony--Jail Delivery at Quincy--Burrill in the Penitentiary--Convicted of Libel--Unearthing a Skeleton--The... See More  

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The "Spruce Goose" on trial...

Howard Hughes inquiry halted...

Item #637552

August 12, 1947


* Aviator Howard Hughes inquiry is halted

* The "Spruce Goose" endeavor on trial

The front page has the single column heading: "SENATORS SUSPEND INQUIRY ON HUGHES; COWARDLY, HE SAYS." The article continues on page 15 where another 5-column heading reads: "Senators Halt Inquiry as Hughes Calls Step Cowardly," which includ... See More  

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Mayor Marion Barry arrested...

McMartin Preschool teachers acquitted of Satanic ritual child-sex abuse...

Item #637400

December 21, 1989

THE WASHINGTON POST, Washington, D.C., December 21, 1989

* Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry arrested

* McMartin Preschool teachers acquitted of child-abuse

* Satanic ritual child-sex abuse hysteria

The front page has the two-line banner headline: "Barry Arrested on Cocaine Charges In Undercover FBI, Police Operation", with subhead: "Sources Say Mayor Used Crack In Downtow... See More  

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New Orleans during the Confederacy...

Item #637188

October 19, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 19, 1861  Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues fro... See More  

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Guiteau: President Garfield's assassin on trial...

Item #637186

December 03, 1881


* President James Garfield assassination

* Charles J. Guiteau on trial

The full ftpg. shows: "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guiteau Being Escorted from the Courtroom..." and the doublepage centerfold shows; "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guards Unlocking the Handcuffs of the Prisoner...&q... See More  

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Supreme Court outlaws school prayer...

Item #637139

June 26, 1962

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, June 26, 1962 

* School prayer deemed unconstitutional 

* Engel v. Vitale Supreme Court decision 

* Separation of church and state 

The front page has a four column heading: "High Court Ruling May Doom School Religious Observances" with caption: "Prayer Recitation Unconstitutional" Historic first report coverage... See More  

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Home Building & Loan Ass'n v. Blaisdell...

Item #636931

January 09, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1934

* Home Building & Loan Ass'n v. Blaisdell

* United States Supreme Court decision

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "EMERGENCY POWER OF STATES UPHELD BY HIGHEST COURT" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report text continues inside.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rar... See More  

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Startling reports from the Andersonville Prison trial...

Item #636781

August 29, 1865


* Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter

* Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia

Among the ftpg. column heads are: "THE WERZE TRIAL" "A Fresh Accumulation of Horrors!" "Further Convincing Evidence Against the Prisoner" "More of Werze's Diabolical Cruelty" "He Murders Sick Soldiers as a Pastime" &qu... See More  

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On the Daniel Sickles verdict...

Item #636702

April 28, 1859

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 28, 1859 

* Daniel Edgar Sickles trial verdict

* Philip Barton Key murder

Page 6 has over 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Comments On The Trial of Daniel E. Sickles" concerning his the controversial trial for the murder of Philip Barton Key, and was historic for being the first use of the temporarily insanity plea. One of the comments begins: "Whate... See More  

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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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Thomas Edison's court case... 400th anniversary of Columbus' arrival in America...

Item #636501

October 15, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 15, 1892  The front page shows: "The New Santa Maria, Replica of Columbus' Vessel, which is to be Sailed Across the Atlantic", celebrating the 400th anniversary. Items inside include: "Baker's Rocking Chair Fan" "Front View of the Apparatus for Lifting Blocks of Beton and Carrying them to the Car" "Edison's Pat... See More  

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Dramatic issue on the "demon" jailer of Andersonville Prison...

Item #636130

September 04, 1865


* Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter

* Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia

Among the front page column heads are: "THE WERZE TRIAL [Wirz], who was the warden at the infamous Andersonville prison. "The Testimony of Western Cavalrymen" "Werze's Mode of Dealing With the Cripples and Sick Men" "He Puts Them Out of Their... See More  

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War ship Olympia...

Item #634368

December 23, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 23, 1893  The front cover has "The New War Ship Olympia - 'Warming up' For the Speed Trial" and "The Olympia - Making 22 26 Knots" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The State Dam, Mohawk River, at Cohoes, N.Y."; "The Traveling Garbage Burner of Chicago"; "The Burt Wooden Railway, Cal... 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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On the "mitigation of slavery"...

Item #633445

June 26, 1819

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 26, 1819  Over a full page is taken up with installment number 5 of the: "Mitigation of Slavery" which is continued discussion of a proposition which includes: "It is true wisdom to exalt the minds of our slaves--to invest them with correct ideas of the moral duties and encourage them in the acquirement of a qualified property." ... See More  

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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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Supreme Court Decision...

Beginning of the "Miranda Rights" law...

Item #631591

June 14, 1966

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, June 14, 1966 

* Miranda rights onset

* Supreme Court decides the Miranda vs. Arizona case

* Landmark decision

A front page report on a game-changing ruling for law enforcement, as the Supreme Court responds to the case of "Miranda vs. Arizona". Headed near the bottom of the ftpg: "High Court's Decision Expected to Cause Howls" w... 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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Prohibition law held valid in 1931....

Item #630040

February 25, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 25, 1931

* National Prohibition Act held valid

* Eighteenth Amendment argument

* Dry law to continue in the U.S.

The front page has a one column heading: "DRY LAW HELD VALID BY SUPREME COURT; RULING IS UNANIMOUS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the United States v. Sprague Supreme Court decision with complete text on page 21.

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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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George Wallace Shot... Supreme Court Amish Schooling Decision...

Item #629332

May 16, 1972

AKRON BEACON JOURNAL, Akron, Ohio, May 16, 1972 (front page only)

* Governor George Wallace Shot

* Amish children only need to go to school through 8th grade

* Wisconsin vs. Yoder Supreme Court Decision

This displayable front page has: "Wallace Partially Paralyzed; Says Campaign To Continue", with subheads: "Big Question: Will Wallace Walk Again?", "Then I Realized... 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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Brown vs. Board of Education "day of" reporting...

The death of the "father of the Blitzkrieg" Heinz Guderian... Panzer Armies....

Item #628418

May 17, 1954

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 17, 1954

* Heinz Wilhelm Guderian death (1st report)

* "Father of the Blitzkrieg"... Nazi Panzer Armies

* Brown vs. Board of Education - "day of" reporting

This 42 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 23: "GEN. GUDERIAN, 65, DEAD IN GERMANY", "Creator of Panzer Armies Led Drive in West--Was Acting Chief of Staff" w... 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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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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Nice map of Jamaica...

Item #626181
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1762  This magazine still has the full page plate of "A Map Of the Island of Jamaica" which shows much detail (see). This map measures 5 by 8 inches and is in very nice, clean condition (see). There is also a report which relates to it titled: "Weak State of the Island of Jamaica" (see for portions).

There is also another artic... 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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The trial of the "demon of Andersonville"...

Item #622631

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 o... 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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