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668281

Early Savannah, Georgia...

Item #668281

June 08, 1839

THE DAILY GEORGIAN, Savannah, June 8, 1839 



* Chatham County

* Rare title

* Antebellum




A rather uncommon title from the South 22 years before the Civil War.  Various news & ads of the day with several slave reward ads, one being a bit unusual in the detail: "Stolen...by a Negro man named George belonging to John C Neal, the following negroes..." with details on them... See More  

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$69.00
668150

The Force Bill and the Tariff Act...

Item #668150

March 28, 1833

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 28, 1833  Page 3 has a report from the British Parliament where: "...the topic of Negro Slavery was introduced" with text on the discussion.

The back page has 3 Acts of Congress recently passed, one being the Force Bill which authorized the president to use whatever force he deemed necessary to enforce federal tariffs.

Also printed h... See More  

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667887

16th Street Baptist Church bombing arrests...

Item #667887

September 30, 1963

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., September 30, 1963



* Birmingham, Alabama church bombing

* Robert Chambliss & Charles Cagle arrested

* African-American girls killed

* Martin Luther King Jr.




The front page has a two column heading: "Alabama Police Jail Two In Church Bombing Case" (see)

Eight pages, small tape mend on the front page, some small binding holes along the spin... See More  

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$38.00
667848

Vicksburg and Chancellorsville - 1863...

Item #667848

May 15, 1863

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, New York, May 15, 1863



* Vicksburg

* Battle of Chancellorsville- reports and list of casualties

* "Gen. Hunter and the Negro Regiment




The front page has: "THE BATTLE OF CHANCELLORSVILLE", "AVERILL'S LATE CALVARY EXPEDITION", "THE SIEGE OF VICKSBURG", "Grant 18 Miles East of the City", "SHERMAN'S CORPS AT GRAN... See More  

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$32.00
667843

Frederick Douglass talks... Battle of Chancellorsville: a Southern victory...

Item #667843

May 07, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 7, 1863   



* Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia

* A "rebel" victory

* Rare Confederate title




Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital.



A nice front page account of the Battle of Chancellorsville, a major Southern victory. the top of the first column has: "From Frederi... See More  

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$480.00
667762

Commenting on the Maryland "Jew Bill"...

Item #667762

January 14, 1826

THE NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  Jan. 14, 1826 



* Maryland Jew Bill becomes law



Under the heading "Maryland" is a very nice, editorialized report acknowledging the very recent approval of the "Jew Bill" which allowed--for the first time--Jews to hold public office in the state of Maryland.

The report reads in part: "The affairs of our state begin to... See More  

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667450

With the plate of the Juniata River...

Item #667450
THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, August, 1788  This title has the honor of being the first successful American magazine, having begun in September, 1786 and lasting until December, 1792.

Among the various articles are: "A Description of the River Juniatta" "An Account of the Foundation of New Smyrna in Florida & a Remarkable Insurrection in that Settlement" "... See More  

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667287

Ozie Powell... Scottsboro Boys....

Item #667287

January 25, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1936



* Scottsboro  Boys rape case

* Ozie Powell shot - escape attempt




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "SCOTTSBORO NEGRO SHOT TRYING BREAK AS HE STABS GUARD" with subheads. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newspri... See More  

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667262

The trade in slavery... Executed as pirates...

Item #667262

June 17, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 17, 1820  An inside page has a nearly two page article titled: "The Slave Trade" which has some fascinating details of the discovery of slave ships, some of the text including: "...I do further declare that the state in which these unfortunate creatures were found is shocking to every principle of humanity, seventeen men shackled toge... See More  

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667251

Execution of Chief McIntosh... Texas and slavery... Slaves set free...

Item #667251

November 04, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 4, 1826 



* Chief William McIntosh execution

* Texas to abolish slavery before American control

* Slave ships captured: slaves set free




A report: "Texas" has text noting: "...the states of Cohuahuilla and Texas had nearly completed their constitutions and that they have determined to abolish slavery in toto; and that all slaves... See More  

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667250

Death Of John Jay... Pirates hanged, and slave ships captured...

Item #667250

May 30, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 30, 1829



* John Jay death

* Pirates & slave ships




Pages 1 and 2 have an article concerning the death of John Jay with a biography of his life & accomplishments.

John Jay was an American diplomat, patriot, one of the founding fathers of the United States, signer of the Treaty of Paris of 1783, second governor of New York, and the first Chie... See More  

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667248

"Trail of Tears"... Abolishing slavery in Virginia...

Item #667248

July 25, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 25, 1829 



* Abolition of slavery in Virginia

* Trail of Tears - Southeastern Indians




Nearly half of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Abolition of Slavery" which concerns Virginia, noting: "...revise the constitution of the commonwealth, praying for the adoption of some provisions in the new constitution by which the slave populatio... See More  

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667245

Rumor of freedom sets off a slave insurrection...

Item #667245

February 11, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 11, 1832 



* Slaves insurrection in Jamaica



Most of the issue is taken up with considerable reporting on: "Proceedings of the Senate - On the Nomination o Martin Van  Buren" as the American minister to Great Britain, which would be rejected by the Senate. But he would go on to become the 8th President of the U.S. Also within is a... See More  

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667176

Provincial Congress meeting...

Item #667176

December 23, 1775

PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Dec. 23, 1775 



* Meeting of a Provincial Congress

* Early Revolutionary War




Front page report mentions the meeting of a Provincial Congress in Charlestown, South Carolina. Interesting ftpg. letter concerning a runaway slave on board a British ship. Pg. 2 has political reports from New York & Philadelphia, including mention that
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667090

Abolishment of slavery, and the backlash from Jamaica...

Item #667090

June 15, 1833

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 15, 1833  has over half a page headed: "Slavery in the British West Indies" which reports on the: "...deputation in favor off the immediate emancipation of negro slavery within the British dominions..." which includes the full text on the 5 "Resolutions", signed in type by: Samuel Gurney as the chairman. The same page h... See More  

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667030

A slave kills his master...

Item #667030

August 29, 1772

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 29, 1772 



* Slave kills his master



Beginning on the front page & carrying over to take most of pg. 2 is a report from Boston concerning the Massachusetts Assembly making provisions for support of the governor, and the governor supporting the colony. Included are six "resolves" from the General Assembly concerning such arrangements.

Ther... See More  

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666997

Jefferson versus Callender...

Item #666997

September 07, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Sept. 7, 1802 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* Sally Hemings

* James T. Callender




Pages 2 and 3 have much interesting content on the on-going feud between Thomas Jefferson and James Callender.

Callender had a reputation as a "scandalmonger", due to the content of some of his reporting, which overshadowed the political... See More  

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666994

Jefferson versus Callender...

Item #666994

August 24, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, August 24, 1802 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* James Callender squabble




Pages 2 and 3 have much interesting content on the on-going feud between Thomas Jefferson and James Callender.

Callender had a reputation as a "scandalmonger", due to the content of some of his reporting, which overshadowed the political content.... See More  

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666988

Jefferson versus Callender...

Item #666988

August 03, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, August 3, 1802 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* James Callender squabble




Inside has about a full page of interesting content on the on-going feud between Thomas Jefferson and James Callender, including a lengthy letter signed by the latter.

Callender had a reputation as a "scandalmonger", due to the content of some of ... See More  

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666770

The Union League Building, Philadelphia, PA...

Item #666770

August 19, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 19, 1865  The ftpg. has a financial scene on Bleecker St. in New York City. Other prints inside include the; "Union League Building, Broad St., Phila." "The Hospital Buildings & Ferry, Ward's Island, East River"; a fullpg. of the scene where the "...Powder Mine, under the Rebel Entrenchments Before Petersburg, Was... See More  

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666640

Holding slaves in Ohio...

Item #666640

April 24, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 24, 1857  Page 3 has a report from Cincinnati noting in part: "The Ohio Legislature...passed a bill making it a penitentiary offence to claim or hold slaves in Ohio, or undertake to carry away from the state as a slave any person of color. This is intended to prevent the operation of the Dred Scott decision..." and more.

Also a ... See More  

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666574

Hayneville, Alabama Negro lynching...

Item #666574

August 06, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 6, 1931 



* Hayneville, Alabama

* Lowndes County

* Negro lynching - lynched




Page 7 has small one column headings: "NEGRO BOY, 16, IS LYNCHED" "He Is Shot 32 Times by Alabama Posse--Accused by Girl" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro boy, Neal Guinn, at Hayneville, Alabama.

Other news of the day throughout. Complete with ... See More  

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666547

On trying Robert E. Lee and others as traitors...

Item #666547

June 21, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 21, 1865  From just after the end of the Civil War but still with some nice war-related reports including: "Missouri - The Cry for Blood--Incendiary Military Order" "The Alleged Indictment  of General Lee" "Plantation Labor--The Negroes Idling--Crops Suffering" "The Colored Gentlemen on the Rampage...Mutiny Among Negro T... See More  

Item from Catalog 327 - released for February, 2023...

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666542

A pro-South newspaper from the North...

Item #666542

August 17, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 17, 1864  Among the articles on the ftpg. are: "Monstrous Impudence" "Another Account--A Letter to General Lee" "Horrible Crimes of Negro Soldiers" "The American Union Passing Away" and more.

Articles within: "A General Who Fights Women & Children" "Gen. Paine and the She Secesh" "News From ... See More  

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666541

Lincoln's Proclamation calling for more soldiers...

Item #666541

July 27, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, July 27, 1864 



* Abraham Lincoln call for troops

* Pro Confederate publication




Among the articles on the ftpg. are: "President Lincoln Figuring on the Peace Question!--The Negro Only in the Way!" "Correspondence the Peace Proposition" includes letters signed by Horace Greeley and one by Abraham Lincoln.

Articles within: "An Infamous... See More  

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666538

A pro-South newspaper in the North...

Item #666538

June 22, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 22, 1864  Among the articles within are: "President Lincoln in Philadelphia" "Negro Troops" "War News of the Week" "Affairs in Kentucky" "Are You For Peace of War?" and much more.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, good condition.



Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sh... See More  

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666537

A pro-South newspaper in the North...

Item #666537

June 08, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 8, 1864 



* Anti-Union publication



Among the articles within are: "General Butler's Campaign Explained" "Fighting on Wednesday--The Rebs Get the Worst of It" "Arrest of Col. Medary" who is the editor of this newspaper. It mentions: "...The cause of his arrest is not stated--indeed the public are not favored with reas... See More  

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666536

Lincoln's letter to McClellan: editor's bias against the President...

Item #666536

January 21, 1863

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 21, 1863  Among the articles within are: "Special Message from President Lincoln" is on the ftpg. and signed in type: A. Lincoln. "Skinning Yankees Alive" "The Horrors of Missouri" "How the President Operates on the Negro Question in the 'Loyal Slave States' " "War News of the Week" "Negro Jollific... See More  

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666506

In the North, but pro-South...

Item #666506

October 22, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 22, 1862  Among the articles are: "Negro Colonization" "Where Are We Drifting?" "All the Blame on Mr. Lincoln" "Negroes Trying to Get Into Indiana" "The Raid Upon Chambersburg" "The Boston Abolitionists Denying to a White Man Freedom of Speech" "A Degrading Spectacle--White Men Working Negro Help... See More  

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666471

Much on the Civil War in a pro-South newspaper...

Item #666471

October 15, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 15, 1862  Among the various reports are: "Tests of Loyalty" "A Boston Negro's Opinion of the Proclamation" "Kirby Smith Captures a Train..." "McClellan on the President's Proclamation" and so much more.

Eight pages, very nice condition.



Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or th... See More  

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666470

Much on the Civil War in a pro-South newspaper...

Item #666470

October 15, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 15, 1862  Among the various reports are: "Tests of Loyalty" "A Boston Negro's Opinion of the Proclamation" "Kirby Smith Captures a Train..." "McClellan on the President's Proclamation" and so much more.

Eight pages, very nice condition.



Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or th... See More  

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666464

President Jackson's farewell address...

Item #666464

April 25, 1861

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 25, 1861  Among the interesting articles are: "Negro Insurrection" "Order & Drill in Camp Jackson" "President Jackson's Farewell Address to the People of the United States" is signed in type: Andrew Jackson and takes 1 1/2 pages; "War News!" "Organization & Parts of the Army" and much more.

Eight ... See More  

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666279

Capture of a slave ship... Lincoln being considered as a candidate for President...

Item #666279

May 14, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1860 



* Famous slaver "Wildfire" captured

* African slave trade print fame

* Abraham Lincoln for president?




Most of the first column is taken up with a fascinating article: "The Slave Trade" "Full Particulars of the Capture of the Slaver Wildfire". The article begins: "The great event of the past fortnight...has been the capt... See More  

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666076

Jackie Robinson' & Hank Greenberg debut in the Major Leagues...

Item #666076

April 16, 1947

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 16, 1947 



* Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier



The sports page has a report on the Jackie Robinson's debut in the Major League regular season. He had made a public debut game on April 11th, however that was a pre-season game.

The top of page 33 has a one column heading: "ROBINSON FAILS AT PLATE, BUT DODGERS WIN, 5-3" with subhead: "... See More  

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665911

Treaty with the Seminole Indians...

Item #665911

May 07, 1834

THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., May 7, 1834   The ftpg. has over 2 columns taken up with a treaty between the United States and the Cherokee nation of Indians west of the Mississippi, made at Fort Gibson. It is signed in type by President Andrew Jackson, and the "X" mark of 2 Indian chiefs.

The front page also has a ad: "$25 Reward" for a runaway slave, with details.

F... See More  

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665848

A letter from Horatio Nelson...

Item #665848

November 21, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov 21, 1795  Page 2 has a letter signed in type by the famous: Horatio Nelson, concerning recent naval events.

The back page begins with a poem titled: "Negro's Prayer".

Four pages, some foxing, good condition.

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665632

Confederacy's first iron-clad ship...

Item #665632

April 07, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 7, 1862 



* CSS Manassas ironclad ship



War reports are found on pages 4 & 5 with column heads including: "The War For The Union" 'The Abolition of Slavery in the District" "The Confiscation Bill" "The Rebel Blockade Run" "The Latest About the Merrimac" "Rebel Force on the Peninsula" "The Advance U... See More  

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665631

Battle of Shiloh maps and a map of Yorktown, plus more...

Item #665631

April 10, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 10, 1862 



* Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee

* Siege of Yorktown VA Virginia - Maps




The front page is dominated by a rather large Civil War map headed: "The Position Before Yorktown" with much detail. One column heads on the front page include: "The War For The Union" "Gen. Hunter's Dept." "Emancipation In Th... See More  

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665410

First African-American appellate judge sworn in...

Item #665410

December 02, 1949

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 2, 1949



* William H. Hastie sworn in

* 1st black United States Appellate Judge




The top of page 22 has a three column photo with heading: "First Negro Sworn In As Circuit Court Of Appeals Judge" with text. (see)

Other news, sports and advertising of the day. Complete in 54 pages, rag edition in great condition.... See More  

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665398

First African American to serve as governor of the United States Virgin Islands, as a federal judge, and as a federal appellate judge...

Item #665398

July 20, 1950

NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1950  Page 50 has a small and somewhat inconspicuous article headed: "NEGRO JUDGE CONFIRMED" "Senate Unanimously Approves Hastie for Appeals Bench". William Henry Hastie was the first African American to serve as governor of the United States Virgin Islands, as a federal judge, and as a federal appellate judge.

I suspect this is one of the few pub... See More  

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665387

Death of Jackie Robinson...

Item #665387

October 25, 1972

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, October 25, 1972 



* Jackie Robinson death... Brooklyn Dodgers

* 1st African-American to play MLB baseball

* 1st be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame




The front page has a one column heading: "Jackie Robinson to Be Buried in Brooklyn". (see)

Complete in 10 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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$44.00
665279

Washington, the Constitution, Amendments, Hamilton's report...

Item #665279
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), October, 1789  One of the more successful magazines from 18th century America. Included is a lengthy: "...Report of the Secretary of the Treasury..." which takes 4 1/2 pages & signed in type by: Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of the Treasury. Included also is: "Ingenious Toasts given at York, in Penna...in the Procession formed to Celebra... See More  

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$120.00
665162

A wealth of content on the John Brown raid at Harper's Ferry...

Item #665162

November 22, 1859

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 22, 1859 



* John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid

* Harpers Ferry, West Virginia - John E. Cook




The front page has some nice coverage of the Harper's Ferry insurrection led by John Brown. Column heads include: "New Trial for Brown Refused" "Harper's Ferry Alarms & Rumors" "Special to the Alexa... See More  

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$41.00
665152

Detailed account of the capture of a slave ship...

Item #665152

June 27, 1856

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 27, 1856 



* Pre Civil War slavery

* African slave trade




Page 7 has: "The New York Slave Trade - Seizure & Condemnation of the General Pierce" with the lengthy article providing much detail on the capture of the slave ship.

Also: "From Fort Kearny" has a report on a skirmish with Cheyenne Indians.... See More  

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664940

1st African American major city postmaster general...

Item #664940

April 16, 1963

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 16, 1963



* Leslie N. Shaw

* 1st black postmaster




The top of page 17 has a two column heading: "First Negro in a Postmaster's Job" with photo. (see) First report coverage on Leslie N. Shaw becoming the first African American to become the postmaster of the major United States city.

Complete with all 72 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins... See More  

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$52.00
664897

Creating the Santa Fe Trail...

Item #664897

March 26, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 26, 1825 



* The Santa Fe Trail creation

* Missouri - New Mexico




See the photo for a partial list of Acts of Congress recently passed, which includes: "An act to authorize the president of the United States to cause a road to be marked out from the western frontier of Missouri to the confines of New Mexico" which would be the famed ... See More  

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$55.00
664703

Confederate newspaper from Grenada, Mississippi...

Item #664703

September 19, 1862

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Sept. 19, 1862  If the title and city of publication seem to disagree, they do not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the &qu... See More  

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$248.00
664342

Letters from Robert E. Lee and J.E. Johnston...

Item #664342

June 03, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, June 3, 1864 



* Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee & Joseph E. Johnston



The front page has: "The War News" which includes a letter signed in type: R. E. Lee, General, which has an introductory paragraph as well.

Other front page items include a letter signed in type: J. E. Johnston, and items headed: "Officers Retired From the Army" ... See More  

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$83.00
664318

"The Rise of the American Black Man"...

Voice of the Nation of Islam...

Item #664318

October 06, 1967

MUHAMMAD SPEAKS, October 6,1967, published in Chicago. 

The front page has: "Muhammad on: THE RISE OF THE AMERICAN BLACK MAN - THE OPPOSITION", which includes a photo of him and continues on an inside page. The back page has another photo of "The Honorable Elijah Muhammad" with an article: "What the Muslims Want".

The issue is complete in 28 pages, has a few sm... See More  

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$38.00
664308

John Wilcock on Andy Warhol... Jules Feifer,,,

Item #664308

May 06, 1965

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, May 6, 1965



Starting on page five is a comprehensive article by John Wilcock on Andy Warhol, which takes multiple pages: "The Detached Cool Of Andy Warhol." Some consider this article as a classic, and foundational in regards to his later work on Warhol.

Page 4 has an intriguing cartoon by Jules Feiffer depicting a group of white men pa... See More  

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$98.00
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