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Front page account of the Custer Massacre...

Item #644237

July 09, 1876

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Tennessee, July 9, 1876 

* Custer Massacre - Indians

* George Armstrong Custer

* Battle of Little Bighorn

The top o f the front page has many one column heads on the most significant battle of the Indian War period from after the Civil War, including: "THE CUSTER MASSACRE" "Official Report of the Engagement Which Resulted in so Overwhelming a ... See More  

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Andy Jackson... Return of Indian land in Georgia...

Item #644140

March 21, 1820

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 21, 1820  Most of pg. 2 is taken up with: "General Jackson's Memorial", continued in a future issue. The ftpg. has a document to the Senate signed by the President: James Monroe, concerning the return of land to the citizens of Georgia by various Indian tribes (see).

No fewer than 4 runaway slave reward ads. Four pages, nice condi... See More  

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Indian troubles near Fort Laramie...

Item #644038

January 14, 1867

DAILY PRESS & TIMES, Nashville, Tennessee, Jan. 14, 1867 

* Red Cloud's War - Indians

* Fort Laramie, Wyoming

Among column heads: "New Project for Reorganization of Southern State Governments" "From Fort Laramie--Mail Train Attacked--Troops Concentrating" "Anticipated Indian Raid in the Platte Valley" "Letter from Henry Ward Beecher to Gov. Br... See More  

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Two European maps...

Item #643503
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1758  The prime features of this issue are the two maps, one being a full page plate titled: "A Map of the Rhine Between Wesel & Duseldorp..." (see), and the other a foldout map measuring 8 by 10 1/2 inches titled "A Complete Chart of the Coast of France from Ostend, to Cape Finisterra, including the Opposite Coast of the British Chan... See More  

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Great Confederate coverage of the first Battle of Bull Run...

Item #643375

July 29, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 29, 1861 

* First Battle of Bull Run

* Manassas VA Virginia

* Great title to have in

A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Almost the entire front page is taken up with war-related reports with items headed: "Speech of Gov. Jackson of Missouri" "The Rich Mountain Fight--Statement of Col. Fulkerson" "From... See More  

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Great issue on the Second Battle of Manassas...

Item #643365

September 03, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Sept. 3, 1862 

* 2nd Second Battle of Bull Run

* From the capital of the Confederacy

A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page items are: "From the Seat of War" which includes: "We are yet without any authentic particulars of the great battle at Manassas on Saturday...Reports, as usual, were abu... See More  

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Gandhi's siege of Solapur, India...

Item #643100

May 13, 1930

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, May 13, 1930

* Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma)

* Siege of Solapur, Maharashtra, India

* Indian Independence Movement

The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Troops Crush Sholapur Revolt; Native Rule Is Short Lived; Arrest Six, Gandhists Flee" with subhead. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in ... See More  

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"Harry the EIghth" Playing Cards...

John Adams script signatures... Trenton the federal capital...

Item #643002

October 19, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 19, 1799 

* Two President John Adams script signatures

* Nice ad for King Harry the Eighth Playing Cards

* Trenton, New Jersey serves as Federal Capital

* Moses Gill proclamation and script signature

The front page features two Acts of Congress, each one signed in script type by the President: John Adams. One is a conclusion from a previous issue for ... See More  

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Mahatma Gandhi starts salt march to Dandi...

Item #642956

April 11, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1930

* Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma)

* Fight for India independence (Salt tax)

* Gujarat, India villages campaign

Page 13 has one column headings: "GANDHI RESTS, WORN BY CONSTANT STRAIN" "Indian Leader's Nerves Frayed--Campaign of Disobedience Spreads Over the Country" "He Explains At Speech" and more. (see)

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Proclamation of 1763... Battles at Detroit & Bushy Run...

Item #642794
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1763 

* Battles of Bushy Run & Detroit

* Western Pennsylvania

* Pontiac's Rebellion

The prime content in this issue is: "By the King, a Proclamation" which calls for the disposition of newly acquired American territories, which does not allow English settlements west of the Appalachian Mountains, and requires all colonis... See More  

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Siege of Havana, Cuba... Plate of a new prison...

Item #642788
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1762  The prime content is the lengthy text concerning the taking of Havana, Cuba. The Battle of Havana was a military action in the spring & summer of 1762 which was part of the Seven Years' War, or the French & Indian War for that portion fought in the Americas, during which British forces besieged & captured the city of Havana wh... See More  

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Battle of Quebec in the French & Indian War...

Item #642781
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, October, 1759 

* Battle of the Plains of Abraham

* Capture of Quebec, Canada

This issue contains a terrific & very detailed account of the Battle of Quebec, headed "Operations of the Army Before Quebec" and "Authentic Accounts of the Proceedings Before Quebec", taking seven pages of text and includes the &qu
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Three great plates on the Seven Years' War...

Item #642780
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1759  Of prime interest are the 3 full page plates on the Seven Years' War, the first titled: "A Map of the Part of Westphalia in which the French Army Were Defeated , Aug. 1, 1759" which shows much details (see), the plate titled: "Line of Battle of the Allied Army Before the Engagement on the First of August, 1759", plus ... See More  

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Capture of Fort Frontenac...

Item #642778
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1758 

* Fort Frontenac captured

* French and Indian War

The prime content would be a report from the French and Indian War  prefaced with: "The following is Col. Bradstreet's Letter to Gen. Abercrombie after the Reduction of Fort Frontenac" with a dateline of Oswego, Aug. 31, 1758 & a nice account of the battle, the sit... See More  

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A map of the Rhine River... Cape Breton...

Item #642773
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1758  The prime feature is the full page plate titled: "A Map of the Rhine Between Wesel & Dusseldorph [Dusseldorf]...".

One of the articles: "The Best Way of Constructing the Arches of Bridges" includes a nice print of a bridge arch. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has various news events of the day,... See More  

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The French & Indian War... Map of Emden, Germany...

Item #642772
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1758  A rather lengthy article inside this issue begins: "The experience of the campaigns in 1755 and 1756 had convinced our commanders in chief that there would be no end of the war on either side so long as our armies aimed at nothing further than traversing from place to place either for the defence or attack of a few straggling forts in a ... See More  

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Early map of the Caribbean Islands...

Item #642767
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1756  The first two pages are devoted to the "Caribee Islands" [Caribbean] primarily limited to text on Barbadoes (see photos for portions). But of greater significance is the great and desirable foldout map labeled: "A Map of the CARIBBEE ISLANDS Shewing which belong to England, France, Spain, Dutch, & Danes...". This map fold... See More  

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Why France declared war against England: French & Indian War begins...

Item #642766

* France declaration of war w/ England

* Early America

The issue begins with a: "...Satyrical Description & character of the Celebrated M. de Voltaire...".

Page 4 has an interesting item on the "French King's Declaration of War" which is essentially their justification for going to war against England in wha... See More  

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State of affairs in Pennsylvania... John Wesley letter...

Item #642765
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1756  Among the articles within is a "Letter from Mr. Wesley Confirming the Yorkshire Earthquake", signed by him in type: John Wesley, the noted evangelist and founder of Methodism.

Also: "Of the Cultivation of Exotics" which concerns the red cedar & other trees in America. Another article taking over 3 pages is "A Dia... See More  

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Views through a microscope... Reports from Jamaica and America...

Item #642758
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1754  Present is a foldout plate showing: "...a new contrivance for the Scaping of Clocks & Watches, and Seven Minute Objects as Magnified by the Microscope" (see image), which includes the related article: "Microscopical Objects, with cuts & Remarks".

In the "Historical Chronicle" section near the back are a... See More  

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An award in Ben Franklin's honor... Indians kidnap several colonists...

Item #642755
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1753  Of particular interest is: "Annual Medal of the Royal Society" which has Ben Franklin's name on it. There is related text noting: "...This mark of distinction is double due to Mr. Franklin. It is due to him as a philosopher; it is due to him as a man. The successful experiments of this philosopher have given us probable ... See More  

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Trouble with the Creek Indians... Battle of Baltimore...

Item #642666

February 07, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, February 7, 1818  Included is a letter from Sept. 17, 1814 concerning the War of 1812 and Battle of Baltimore, signed: James Monroe. Also: "Indian News--Official" includes a letter from General Mitchell, the agent of Indian Affairs, from the Creek Indian Agency in Georgia concerning troubles with the Indians. This is followed by 3 other letters... See More  

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Patriotic plea by John Dickinson... John Hancock & his troubles...

Item #642654
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1769  Contents include: "A New Voyage to the West Indies, Giving an Account of the various Nations that dwell near the great river Mississippi, ..." which is extremely descriptive of the western lands of America and the native American Indians in the area (see for portions) and taking over 4 pages; "...Letter from General Paoli to ... See More  

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Beautiful masthead... On the Battle of Eutaw Springs...

Item #642512

December 29, 1781


* Battle of Eutaw Springs

* Great masthead engraving for display

I have always thought  this newspaper has one of the finest masthead, featuring an uncommonly large engraving with an Indian and an angel on either side of the "Journal", plus a 3-masted ship & other embellishments (... See More  

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Mention of the capture of Montreal in the French & Indian War...

Item #642504

October 23, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 23, 1760  The top of the front page has an item headed: "America" with a report from St. Augustine, Florida, noting: "...they are so reduced for want of fresh meat there that the governor was obliged to kill some of the King's oxen at the celebration of the late coronation..." with more (see). The top of pg. 6 has: "America"... See More  

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The Black Hole of Calcutta... Battle of German Flatts...

Item #642119
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1758  The prime content would be: "A Genuine Narrative of the Sufferings of the Persons who were confined in the Prison called the Black Hole, in Fort William at Calcutta, in the Kingdom of Bengal after the surrender of that Placed to the Indians in June, 1756...".  This report by Holwell is considered the definitive report of thi... See More  

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Great foldout map of the world... French & Indian War...

Item #641361
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1755   Certainly the prime item in this issue is the great foldout map titled: "A Map of the World on Mercator's Projection" which shows the entire world, although portions of unexplored Canada and the northwest of America are undefined (see). This map folds out to measure 8 by 11 1/2 inches, bound in close to the bottom porti... See More  

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French & Indian War... Braddock at Fort DuQuesne...

Item #640776
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1755  Over two pages are taken up with: "A Scheme Proposed for Driving the French out of the Continent of America in one Year's Time" which includes some interesting reporting on the on-going French & Indian War, including a list of 14 items which could be done to be successful (see). Bits include: "The seven ships built ... See More  

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Early mention of George Washington...

Item #640774
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1755 

* Early George Washington

* Governor Robert Dinwiddie

There are no less than two high points in this issue, the first being an article headed: "Gov. Dinwiddie's Speech to the Assembly of Virginia" in which he relates various reports from the French & Indian War, including mention of  "...general Braddock, command... See More  

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Georgia and the Indians...

Item #640636

January 15, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 15, 1831 The front page has: "Georgia And the Indians" and "Execution of George Tassels" who was an Indian.

Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, lite scattered foxing, good condition.

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Day of thanksgiving in Boston... Foldout map of Africa...

Item #640478
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1748  Certainly the prime content in this issue is the very nice foldout map of "AFRICA", which shows considerable detail of the entire continent, at least as much as was known over 250 years ago. Included also is the Saudi Arabia peninsula, portions of present-day Iraq and Iran, as well as the very southern tips of Italy (including Si... See More  

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Terrific 18th century ship illustration...

Item #640456
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1748 

* Great ship illustration

Certainly the feature item in this issue is the terrific, full page illustration of: "A Ship Of War", with considerable detail, and with most of the facing page having the "Explanation to a Ship of War of the third Rate with Rigging, &c., at Anchor". The "Explanation" numerically id... See More  

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Ben Franklin... The "second" Boston Tea Party...

Item #640255

* The Second Boston Tea Party

* Dr. Benjamin Franklin

Among the articles in this issue are: "...Address & Petition presented to the King...previous to his Majesty's signing the Bill for the better Government of Quebec" "Conjectures Concerning the Phenomenon of Saturn's Ring" "A Wonderful Improvement... See More  

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French & Indian War... Death of the King of England... Montreal...

Item #640175
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1760 

* George II of Great Britain death

* French and Indian War

Contains a lengthy article: "An Account of the Taking of Montreal & the subjecting all Canada to the Crown of Great Britain, from the Letters of Maj. Gen. Amherst...". This article takes over 3 pages. It is followed by another nice article: "Description of the ... See More  

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Map of the Island of Martinique... Early American Indians...

Item #640093
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, March, 1759 

* Island of Martinique map

* Early Native American - Indians

Certainly the prime content in this issue is the very nice foldout map titled: "A Map of Martinico from the latest & best Authorities." with an inset labeled: "A Map of that Part of Guadaloupe where the English made their Defense, Jan. 23, 1759&quo... See More  

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Two great maps plus some French & Indian War content...

Item #640090
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1758 

* 2 nice 18th century maps

* French and Indian War

The prime feature of this issue would be the two maps included, although only one is called for. One is a  very nice foldout map titled within the cartouche: "A Complete Chart of the Coast of France from Ostend to Cape Finistrerr, including the Opposite Coast of the British C... See More  

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Map of the North Pole... Execution of Admiral Byng...

Item #640072
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1757 

* Admiral John Byng execution

* HMS Monarch - Royal Navy

* Battle of Minorca failure

* Early North Pole map

The prime feature of this issue is a large foldout map titled: "A Physical Planisphere wherein are represented all the known Lands & seas in the Great Chains of Mountains which traverse the Globe from the North Pole...&quo... See More  

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News from the French & Indian War... American Indian drawings...

Item #640064
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1756  Near the back in the "Historical Chronicle" is: "American News" which has a letter from Albany, & among other reports mentions that: "...Col. Broadstreet, with about 300 boatmen, were attacked by about 400 Canadians...Col. Broadstreet behaved gallantly and kept possession of a small island..." and a report
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Jim Thorpe at the 1912 Olympics....

Item #640046

July 19, 1912

VALLEY SENTINEL, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, July 19, 1912  Although legendary athlete Jim Thorpe was born & grew up in Oklahoma, he has very close ties with the city of Carlisle. It was in 1904 when Thorpe attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School that his incredible athletic prowess was discovered by "Pop" Warner, one of the most influential coaches in early football history.... See More  

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Jim Thorpe wins Olympic gold... In a Carlisle newspaper...

Item #640043

July 09, 1912

VALLEY SENTINEL, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1912  Although legendary athlete Jim Thorpe was born & grew up in Oklahoma, he has very close ties with the city of Carlisle. It was in 1904 when Thorpe attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School that his incredible athletic prowess was discovered by "Pop" Warner, one of the most influential coaches in early football history. ... See More  

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Battle of Cottonwood - Idaho...

Item #639962

July 08, 1877

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 8, 1877

* Battle of Cottonwood - Idaho

* Nez Perce War - Looking Glass

* Captain Stephen Whipple

This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 3 has an article headed: "THE RED REBELS" "Col. Whipple Smashes Looking Glass at Clear Creek" and more. (see)

This issue is not fragile as newsprint b... See More  

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Map of the Coast of France... Map of a portion of India...

Item #639929
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1757  Articles include: "Curious Accounts of the Present Comet" which includes a nearly half page print relating to it (see images); "Account of Medical Observations & Inquiries" "Aneurysm of the Aorta" "Fire Engine--Earthquakes--Microscopical Observations" and more.

There is also a nice & lengthy: &... See More  

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Bank robbery, then robbers caught... Broadside...

Item #639609

September 04, 1878

THE ADVANCE, Red Wing, Minnesota, Sept. 4, 1878  Page 2 has: "Treaty With Indians" which begins: "Generals Howard, Wheaton, Sawhille...met Indian chiefs at Umatilla, Oregon & had a general pow-wow...". Also: "A Missouri Daytime Bank Robbery" which has much on a robbery in Concordia, Minnesota including: "...three men entered the bank...jumped over the co... See More  

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Sitting Bull surrenders.... The James Gang & the Rock Island Railroad robbery...

Item #639596

July 22, 1881


* Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang

* Rock Island railroad train robbery

* Chief Sitting Bull surrenders

* Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux

The front page has: "Sitting Bull & His People Surrender to Maj. Brotherton" "Arms & Ponies Turned Over to the Government--Details".

A great page 3 report is headed: "HANDS UP&quo... See More  

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Wheeling, West Virginia...

Item #639573

April 08, 1854

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, April 8, 1854  This was one of the few illustrated newspapers of that time, preceding the famed Harper's Weekly by 6 years. The ftpg. has a nice graphic items concerning "Thomas Jefferson" with a nice view of Monticello as well. Prints inside include "An Inca of Peru" "An Indian Campo or Ante" with 3 more prints of Indians in ... See More  

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Jim Thorpe is the star of the Olympics...

Item #639385

July 12, 1912

VALLEY SENTINEL, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, July 12, 1912 

* Jim Thorpe shines at Olympics

* Carlisle Indian School star athlete

* Best title to be have ?

Although legendary athlete Jim Thorpe was born & grew up in Oklahoma, he has very close ties with the city of Carlisle. It was in 1904 when Thorpe attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School that his incredible athletic prowess ... See More  

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The Jews, Mission to Hawaii...

Item #639310

April 21, 1821

BOSTON RECORDER, April 21, 1821  The front page has: "Mission to the Sandwich Islands" now known as Hawaii. Also: "Choctaw Mission" & "The Jews - Letter From Mr. Tauchnitz" datelined from Leipzig. Page 3 has: "Blessings of Slavery".

Four pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine, good condition.

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Massacre of Indian chiefs...

Item #639039

March 24, 1787

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 24, 1787  The bottom of the  back page has a report noting "...from North America, which mention that several Indian Chiefs who had assembled for the purpose of holding a council, hostile to the United States, had been surprised & put to death by a party of the American army. The celebrated Joseph Brendt...and another chief escaped the massac... See More  

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P.T. Barnum & his white elephant... Modoc Indians... Baseball...

Item #638744

December 08, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 8, 1883  The back page has: "Modocs On A Peace Footing" "Bogus Charley--Steamboat Frank--Princess Mary--Shacknasty Jim--Scarface Charley, and others" "Savages Converted Into Agriculturists..." with more on the Modoc Indians in the Idaho Territory, all taking nearly 2 1/2 columns.

Also on the bkpg: "Barnum's White Elephant&... See More  

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Treaties with seven Indian tribes... Judge Theodorick Bland...

Item #638717

February 01, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 1, 1817 Content includes: "Indian Treaties" which includes the synopsis of  8 treaties with various tribes (see for portions). Also: "Contracts--War & Navy Departments" "Army of the United States" which includes a detailed chart of "Fortifications" "Corps" & more (see); The Case of Judge... See More  

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