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June 26, 1830
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 26, 1830 Inside has a report concerning the creation of a government in "Colombia" noting: "The new constitution having been adopted...proceeded to elect a president and vice president of the republic...a deputation waited upon Bolivar & informed him of the result He congratulated them on the happy termination of their labors...&... See More
June 12, 1830
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 12, 1830 Inside has: "Texas" which includes in part: "...the grounds on which the department of Texas has been exempted from the operation of the decree abolishing slavery in the Mexican territories...They stated that the department no contained upwards of a thousand slaves who were at present useful to the colony, but who, if ... See More
December 26, 1818
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 26, 1818 The first 13 pages are taken up with continued reporting on the: "Seminole War" and includes a wealth of letters and documents including 6 signed in type by: Andrew Jackson.
About one-third of the back page is taken up with an item with a small head: "Col. Boone" which notes in part: "The account of col. D. B... See More
August 18, 1947
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, August 18, 1947
* India and Pakistan independence
The front page has a one column heading: "Indian Leaders Move To Quell Punjab Strife" with subhead. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.... See More
October 16, 1830
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 16, 1830 The front page has an article: "Lafayette" which tells of his kindness to America. Inside has more with an article headed: "General Lafayette" which includes two letters each signed by him in type: Lafayette concerning troubles in France and his wish to be able to: "...rejoice together in the result of this last gl... See More
May 10, 1873
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York May 10, 1873 Full frontpage: "Oregon--The Modoc War--Schonchin and His Associate 'Bucks' Killed By An Exploding Shell In The Lava Beds." Inside are: fullpage has two halfpage illustration "Kentucky--The Tobacco Trade--Scenes In The Louisville Market." Another fullpage illustration is "New York City - The Great Musical Festiv... See More
June 27, 1935
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1935
* Seabiscuit wins Watch Hill Claiming
* Narragansett - Pawtucket, Rhode Island
* Thoroughbred racehorse racing
The sport's section (page 28) has a two column heading: "Seabiscuit Races to New Mark In Taking Narragansett Sprint" with subhead and racing summary. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Watch Hill... See More
September 25, 1841
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 25, 1841
* Early Florida Everglades
The bkpg. has a very early article on: "The Everglades" which begins; "The Pay-hai-o-kee, grass-water of Everglades, comprises a large portion of Southern Florida...and separated from the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico by a pine barren..." with more descriptive text.
Another page has: &... See More
July 06, 1893
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, July 6, 1893
* Czech Jewish-American physician
Of special interest is item #IV of "Notable Jews - Dr. Joseph Lewi" which also includes a photograph & biography of him.
Among many other prints & photos is a full page: "Trout Fishing In Canadian Waters", a montage of 11 photos of: "The Season of Summer Outings" in th... See More
January 05, 1931
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 5, 1931
* Maulana Mohammad Ali Jouhar death
* 1st report - Muslim leader - Khilafat movement
Page 7 has one column headings that include: "MUHAMMAD ALI DIES AT TASK IN LONDON" "Indian Moslem Leader Defied Death to Attend Parley to Win Autonomy for Nation" "PENNED PLEA WHILE DYING" and more. (see) First report covera... See More
Item #648710GENTLEMAN’S MAGAZINE, London, England, July, 1756 This issue begins with a nearly 3 page article: "An Account of the Siege & Capture of Port Mahon" on the island of Minorca, in the Mediterranean. During the Seven Years' War in Europe, of which the French & Indian War was an extension in North America, Spain regained the island from Great Britain in 1756 after the ... See More
January 28, 1913
FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Massachusetts, Jan. 28, 1913
* Jim Thorpe has to return his Olympic trophies
* Indian athlete from Carlisle, Pennsylvania
The sports page has an article: "Thorpe A Professional" (inking problem causes loss of some letters: see) "Hero of Olympics Musty Return Trophies He Won at Stockholm" with the articles noting the details (see).
Eight p... See More
September 19, 1849
THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Sept. 19, 1849
* California gold rush
This title has both religious/Christian-themed news along with general news of the day. Page 3 has several reports from the gold rush region headed: "Latest From California" (see). Page one has an update in the missionary efforts to the Sandwich (Hawaiian) Islands and various Native American Indian t... See More
June 15, 1874
NEW YORK TIMES, June 15, 1874
* Tribal Chief Cochise death (1st report)
* Chiricahua Apaches - Indians
The very bottom of the front page has a very brief report headed: "Death Of The Indian Chief Cochise" with the text reading simply: "Cochise, the famous Apache chief, died on the 9th of June." (see)
Eight pages, browned at the margins, should be handled carefully... See More
August 14, 1867
NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 14, 1867 The ftpg. has a detailed report headed: "The Indian War", portions including: "The Indians have made 3 separate descents on the working parties along the railroad beyond Fort Hays...Several Indians were killed...It is reported here that six men were surrounded by the Indians at Milk Creek. Two men were killed & scalped...number killed... See More
August 28, 1867
NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 28, 1867 Page 3 has nice Indian content with heads & subheads: "The Indian War" "Desperate Fight Between Pawnees and Cheyennes--Full Particulars--Attempt to Throw a Passenger Train Off the Track--How the Indians Learned the Trick...Fifteen Scalps Taken..." and then further on is another article: "Abandonment of Old Fort Union--Indian... See More
August 06, 1831
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 6, 1831 Inside has: "Indian Disturbances", from Belleville, Illinois, regarding the onset of what was to eventually develop into the Black Hawk War. Several follow-up reports as well.
Complete in 16 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, nice condition.
As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated ... See More
Item #647977THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1736 A very nice pre-Revolutionary War magazine from the "mother country" with a wide range of varied content including news of the day, political reports, literary items, and other unusual tidbits. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907.
Among... See More
October 24, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 24, 1812 Among the articles are: "Distillation of Spirits" and a chart headed: "The War on the Ocean" "The British in the Peninsula".
Under the heading: "Events of the War" are several reports on the on-going War of 1812 including subheads: "Military" "Extract of a Letter from S. Dinsmore, Agent for ... See More
July 25, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 25, 1812 Pages 1 thru 6 have much concerning the "Journal of the Stamp Act Congress" held at New York, 1765. But also much on the War of 1812 from the beginning months including: "Alien Enemies" "An Act Respecting Alien Enemies" from 1793 signed in type by the President: John Adams; "Restoration of American Seamen" ... See More
September 18, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 18, 1813 The front page begins with: "Barbarities of the Enemy" which concerns: "...the spirit and manner in which the war has been waged on the part of the enemy...and the general bad treatment of our people..." with details taking the entire ftpg. as well as all of pgs. 2, 3 & half of pg. 4.
"Events of the War" report... See More
December 25, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 25, 1813 The issue begins with: "The Embargo Law" which takes 3 pages. Also inside: "Female Heroism". Seven pages are taken up with: "Events of the War" which has a great wealth of content on the War of 1812. Among the reports & subheads here are: "Military--Wilkinson's Army" "The Southern Indians&... See More
January 15, 1814
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 15, 1814 Inside has over 2 pages on: "Proctor's Papers" prefaced with: "The following letters found among major-general Proctor's baggage captured on the Thames unfold many curious facts--and also show that the enemy's force...was much greater in the Upper Province than has been generally supposed." and what follows are man... See More
May 21, 1814
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 21, 1814 Most of the front page is taken up with a detailed chart headed: "Census of the White Population of the United States for 1810", by state & territory (see photos). Much more detail on the census is presented in the next 5 pages including some account of the slaves.
About 3 pages of war-related reports are under the heading: &... See More
June 04, 1814
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 4, 1814 Inside has over 6 pages taken up with: "Events of the War" reporting on the on-going War of 1812. Among the reports are a letter from Col. Hawkins concerning the Creek Indian War, plus a lengthier letter signed in type: Andrew Jackson, with more reporting on the Creek War.
Another document is headed: "Traitors" beg... See More
August 06, 1814
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 6, 1814 Over 5 pages are taken up with: "Events of the War" with reports & subheads including: "Neutrals at Halifax" "General Order" "Capture of Eastport" "Military" "Naval" "Launch of the Java" "Exchange of Prisoners" and more. The back page is mostly taken ... See More
August 13, 1814
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 13, 1814 The front page begins with a report continued from the Supplement of the previous issue. It is followed by a report concerning the Battle of Chippewa, then followed by: "Brigade Orders" dated at Chippawa, July 10, 1814 carrying over to pg. 2. Pg. 2 also has: "British Official Account of the Battle of Chippewa" which inc... See More
November 14, 1818
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 14, 1818 The first 3 ages contains a very interesting article on the American Indians, titled; "The American Aborigines" and beginning: "This people is rapidly passing away. Treaty after treaty & cession after cession, curtains the extent of their domain. The wild animals of the forest, on which they mainly depended for food, ret... See More
October 16, 1830
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 16, 1830
* Much on Lafayette
* Treaty with the Winnebago Indians
* James Madison
The front page has an article: "Lafayette" which tells of his kindness to America. Inside has more with an article headed: "General Lafayette" which includes two letters each signed by him in type: Lafayette concerning troubles in France and... See More
April 09, 1831
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 9, 1831 The report headed: "Choctaw Treaty" is not the text of it but information concerning it including 3 letters each signed in type: Andrew Jackson. This report takes 1 1/2 pages. Also "Chesapeake & Ohio Canal" much text on: "Congressional Reports".
Complete in 24 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, very... See More
January 06, 1893
LAS VEGAS DAILY OPTIC, New Mexico (Territory), Jan. 6, 1893
* Very early for this state
An uncommon territorial newspaper from 19 years before statehood. The fist column has: "THE CATTLEMEN IN COURT" "The Wyoming Cattlemen Must Lay Aside Their Fire-Arms While in Cheyenne" "Dead-Lock In Colorado" and more.
Four pages, large folio size, archivally rejoined ... See More
June 10, 1873
ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, June 10, 1873 The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the Modoc Indian War, with: "THE MODOCS" "A Cruel Massacre" "A Train of Prisoners Attacked by Oregon Volunteers" "Little John, Tehee Jack, Pony Mooch and Others Killed". Page 3 has an interesting article: "Abraham Lincoln's Duel--Forgotten Inci... See More
February 07, 1862
THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 7, 1862
* Rare Confederate publication
* P.G.T. Beauregard official report
* On the Battle of Bull Run
A very rare title and great to have it contain the word “Southern” and also the motto which reads: “The South—Equality or Independence”. The front page has much on the correspondence between L... See More
October 16, 1858
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 16, 1858 The ftpg. shows; "Conflagration of the Crystal Palace, New York" with more prints on this inside. Prints inside include: "Steamers at Anchor in Put-In Bay, Lake Erie" ""Picnic at Put-In Bay, Lake Erie"; a great numismatic item with obverse & reverse prints of the: "Proposed New Cent, U.S. Curr... See More
Item #647042THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1753 This issue begins with: "Some Account of the New Roads in Surry from Westminster Bridge" which is accompanied by a very nice foldout map measuring 10 by 14 1/2 inches, showing the south side of the River Thames but includes the Tower of London as well as portions of Westminster, plus both London Bridge & Westminster Bridge (see ph... See More
Item #647032THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1786 Inside has nearly a full page relating to Botany Bay being established as a penal colony, headed: "The Botany Bay Business Defended" which is a critical response to the lengthy Botany Bay discussion in the previous issue (see Gentleman's Magazine for November, 1786). One bit mentions: "...they have now comfortable beds. Former... See More
July 08, 1912
THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, July 8 and 16, 1912
* Jim Thorpe shines at Olympics
* Carlisle Indian School star athlete
A pair of issues with the top of the last column of each heads on noted athlete Jim Thorpe winning his two gold medals at the Stockholm Olympics for the decathlon and pentathlon. See the photos for the headlines. Each report carries over to page 3.
Thorpe w... See More
February 04, 1862
THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, February 4, 1862
* P.G.T. Beauregard official report
* Battle of Bull Run - Manassas
Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederacy. Most of the front page is taken up with: "The War--Its Movements! Official Report of Gen. Beauregard Of The Battle of Manassas" which has tremendous detail. At the end it notes: "To be... See More
September 19, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 19, 1874 (with Supplement)
* Famous Winslow Homer Illustration - print
* "Flirting on the Sea-Shore and the Meadow"
Although there are many very nice prints within this complete, 16 page issue, by far the most desired is the very nice full page print by Winslow Homer titled: "Flirting on the Sea-Shore, and on the Meadow" which i... See More
March 22, 1890
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 22, 1890 An inside page has a nice 5 by 7 inch illustration captioned: "Opening Of The Base-Ball Season.--Game Between The Chicago And Brooklyn Clubs On The Flagler Grounds, at St. Augustine, Fla." with a view of the grandstand and portions of the seating along the baselines, with a game in progress. There is a related article on another pa... See More
July 23, 1836
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 23, 1836 Most of an inside page is taken up with reports headed: "Texas" which includes several letters, one beginning: "I am sorry to inform you of our situation. We are detained here for nothing but to keep you ignorant of the enemy's intention; they will soon be down on you in great numbers...".
Included also is a letter... See More
August 18, 1883
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 18, 1883
* Mexico-Arizona Apache Wars
* General George Crook
The top of pg. 8 has column heads: "CROOK'S PETS" "The Apaches Again on the War-Path in the Southwest" "150 of Them Terrorizing the Country About Sonora--Recent Murders & Outrages". This article takes 1/4 columns.
Twelve pages, rejoined at the spine... See More
July 21, 1923
NEW YORK TIMES, July 21, 1923 Page eight has the significant report from Seneca Falls, New York, on the woman's Equal Rights Convention held on the 75th anniversary of the first attempt in 1848 to gain equality for women, initiated by Lucretia Mott, an early suffragist.
The one column heads include: "Women Open Fight For Equal Rights" "Council of National Party Adopts For... See More
October 16, 1861
DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 16, 1861 A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "From the Northwest--The Enemy Inactive--Extracts from a Letter from Phillippi" "Gen. Fremont's Prospects in the West" which takes over half a column; "Secession Tricks in Europe" "Captain Todd &... See More
December 01, 1883
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 1, 1883 Full ftpg. shows: "The Evacuation Day Centennial---Grand Marine Procession Passing Up the East River" showing the Brooklyn Bridge. Prints inside include: "Texas--Types of the Cowboys of the Plains" "Louisiana--Sketches in & About New Orleans"; great doublpg. centerfold shows view of the grand parade cele... See More
April 30, 1873
ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, April 30, 1873 The top of the ftpg. has nice column heads on the Modoc Indian War with: "ANOTHER BATTLE" "A Detachment of Troops Caught In a Trap" "Galling Cross Fire from the Modocs" "A Complete Rout" "19 Men Killed" "Gallant Conduct of Captain Thomas" "He Dies a Brave Soldier"... See More
Item #645529THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1755 Among the articles within are: "A Succinct Account of Disorders lately cured at Stockholm by Electrification..." "Origin of Chivalry from Voltaire" "A Female Impostor in France Detected" and so much more.
Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day including... See More
Item #645467GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1760 Among the articles in this issue are: "A Treatise on Canine Madness" "On The High Price of Candles" "Reflections by M. Maubert on the Importance of Canada" "A Description of Montreal & the Adjacent Country" "Some Account of Carisbrook Castle in the Isle of Wight..." which is accompanied by ... See More
April 30, 1853
GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, April 30, 1853 The front page shows: "Representation of the Royal Guards, of Cincinnati, Ohio" Inside prints include: "View of the City of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania" (with textual description), "View of Indian Falls, near Cold Spring, New York", "New badge of the Boston Police" "View of Font Hill, Forrest Castle, at ... See More
November 22, 1828
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 22, 1828 One of the front page reports has a small head: "The Election" which begins: "The most anxious & ardent, as well as the most rude & ruthless political contest that ever took place in the United States, is now decided in the election of a large majority of electors pledged to the support of gen. Andrew Jackson for the... See More
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