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April 12, 1882
CRESTED BUTTE REPUBLICAN, Colorado, April 12, 1882 A rare newspaper which lasted for less than two years. The only institutional holding of this title noted in Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) was the Kansas Historical Society but that collection was purchased in its entirety by us.
In the 1860s and 1870s coal and silver mines began to open in the Crested Butte area and many litt... See More
April 04, 1885
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 4, 1885 The front page haws 4 prints with the caption: "Kansas - The Proposed Invasion of Oklahoma - Scenes at the Boomers' Camp at Arkansas City" plus there is a related article on an inside page. Inside also have a one-third pg. print: "Indian Territory - The Proposed Invasion of Oklahoma - General Hatch's U.S. Cavalry ... See More
November 19, 1880
KANSAS CITY DAILY JOURNAL, Missouri, Nov. 19, 1880 Page 2 has over half a column on: "Sitting Bull Starved Out" "The Hungry Savage Makes His Regular Fall Proposition to Surrender--Report of General Terry's Scout, Allison".
Page 6 has: "Mark Twain's Talk" "He Tells How the Result Was Brought About--Bill Barnum".
Eight pages, irregular at the s... See More
October 23, 1867
NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Oct. 23, 1867 The front page has: "The Indians" which reports from the Plains & at Fort Larned. Included as well is a letter from Fort Sumner, New Mexico concerning the Indian situation mentioning the Navajos, Apaches, and Utahs.
Page 6 has: "The Pacific Railroad" "Railroad Contractors Compelled to Carry On War--The Kansas Indians Fighti... See More
September 08, 1876
THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, Sept. 8, 1876
* Famous Jesse James gang robbery
* Northfield, Minnesota bank
The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "Bold Attempt to Rob a Bank--The Cashier Murdered and His Assistant Wounded--Two of the Robbers Killed and One Wounded". This is a report of the Northfield Bank Robbery in Minnesota committed by Jesse James and his Ja... See More
January 26, 1895
GRAND VALLEY STAR-TIMES, Grand Junction, Colorado Jan. 26, 1895
* Rare publication
A quite rare title as it lasted from just 1893 to 1896 with this title, and Gregory notes only one institution having but 3 issues as we purchased the holdings from Kansas Historical Society (although the A.A.S. records 17 issues).
Eight pages, evenly toned, loose at the spine, some minor margin c... See More
August 07, 1883
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 7, 1883 The front page has over a full column taken up with considerable round-by-round details of the boxing match between John L. Sullivan and Herbert "Maori" Slade for the heavyweight championship.
But the great article is on page 4, headed: "Charlie Ford and the James Boys" which is a detailed article on Charlie Ford's first meeting... See More
May 13, 1882
MOUNTAIN MAIL, Salida, Colorado, May 13, 1882
* Very rare Old West title
* Town view print
Printed in the masthead is: "Colorado Produces Millions of Silver, and Silver Is King." A very rare title, as there are no institutions noted in Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) which have any holdings of this title. The holdings of the only one listed (Kansas St. Hist. Soc.) was ... See More
December 11, 1885
WHITE PINE CONE, White Pine, Gunnison County, Colorado, Dec. 11, 1885
* Very rare Old West title
* Ghost town - silver mining
An interesting newspaper from a fascinating town which went through two boom & bust periods.
White Pine began in 1880 as a fledgling mining camp just west of the Continental Divide, boomed in the mid-1880's then went bust by 1893. But in 1930 thru 1944 corp... See More
July 15, 1892
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 15, 1892
* The Dalton Gang
* Adair, Oklahoma
* Last train robbery
The back page has a nice article headed: "DARING EXPRESS ROBBERY" "Train Held Up at Adair, I.T., and $50,000 Taken" "The Highwaymen Have a Hard Fight for Their Booty" with the dateline from Parsons, Kansas. The photos show the entire report, which contains s... See More
December 26, 1866
NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Dec. 26, 1866 Page 3 has an interesting and lengthy article: "After The Buffaloes" "The Union Pacific Railway--Nine Days o the Plains of Kansas--A Buffalo Hunt--Journalists on the Rampage". This is a great account of a train trip on the Union Pacific, at least to its terminus at this point (Leavenworth, Kansas). Included is a fine account of a buf... See More
September 07, 1883
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 7, 1883
* Outlaw Frank James found not guilty
* Jesse James gang - Gallatin, Missouri trial
The only text on the ftpg. (over half of the page is advertisements) is headed: "NOT GUILTY" "So say the twelve Men in the James Case" "Mr. Wallace Delivers a Brilliant Argument for the Prosecution" "How the Verdict is Received Elsewh... See More
January 25, 1883
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Jan. 25, 1883 The first two columns on page 5 are headed: "The Bandit At The Bar" "Frank James as He Appeared in the Kansas City Court Room" and more (see). One of the subheads: "Prospects of Acquittal of the Charge of Complicity in the Blue Cut Robbery".
Twelve pages, bit irregular at the blank spine, nice condition.
July 12, 1885
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 12, 1885 Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West than found in eastern newspapers.
Page 3 has over column headed: "HOSTILE APACHES" "Texans Indignant Over a Proposition Looking to Their Settlement in Greer County" "A K... See More
September 26, 1893
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 26, 1893
* Old west style train robbery
The front page has over a column of text headed; "TRAIN ROBBERS TRAPPED" "Police Filled The Cars" 'Two of the Outlaws Killed and Four Captured" "A Bandit Betrays His Fellows" and more. Actually a great report as it reads like a classic train robbery from the Wild West, the text beginn... See More
April 25, 1882
THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, April 25, 1882 Page 2 has half a column of text headed: "Frank Or A Fraud" "Brother of the Dead Bandit at Kansas City" "Sensational Stores of Frank James at St. Joe and Vicinity" "One of the Texas Train Robbers Said to Have Been Captured" " "Frank James Again" "Bagging the Train Robbers" and ... See More
May 05, 1882
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 5, 1882
* Outlaw Jesse James
Page 8 has a very interesting article taking almost an entire column: "Brown, The Mind--reader" "He Tells of an Interview He Had with the Late Jesse James" "How He was Mistaken for a Detective & Told to Skip Out of Kansas City--His Visit to the Youngers at Stillwater & His Connection with the Ch... See More
July 20, 1881
THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, Wheeling, West Virginia, July 20, 1881
* Death of Jim Bridger
* Mountain men - trappers
The very bottom of the front page has a brief report headed: "An Old Scout Dead" with a Kansas City dateline, reading: "James Bridger, an old-time frontiersman and scout, who took General Fremont across the plains, died yesterday near New Santa Fe, this co... See More
November 08, 1893
ALLEGANY COUNTY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, Nov. 8, 1893
* Outlaw Bill Doolin
* Wild Bunch gang
The top of the first column has: "Bandits Corralled" "Arkansas Train Robbers At Bay In The Mountains" with further subheads. The report notes in part: "...report from Batesville, Ark...This little mountain town has been in the midst of most intense excitement al... See More
July 09, 1881
LEAVENWORTH DAILY STANDARD, Kansas, July 9, 1881
* Charles J. Guiteau
* President James Garfield assassination
The top of the front page has: "The Assassin" which begins: "Guiteau is provoked because his victim has not died and is anxious for all possible notoriety..." which is concerning the President James Garfield assassination. A subhead includes: "A Moral Idiot... See More
July 09, 1881
LEAVENWORTH DAILY STANDARD, Kansas, July 9, 1881 The top of the ftpg. has: "The Assassin" which begins: "Guiteau is provoked because his victim has not died and is anxious for all possible notoriety..." which is concerning the President James Garfield assassination. A subhead includes: "A Moral Idiot, and Should Be Killed".
Much other news of the day, four page... See More
Item #204795ALAMEDA COUNTY ADVOCATE, Haywood, California, 1872 (Only one remains in our inventory in good condition)
This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen o... See More
January 01, 1889
THE MID-CONTINENT, St. Louis & Kansas City, Jan. 1889 A tabloid-size newspaper, subtitled "Formerly the St. Louis Evangelist ". Contains mostly religious content.
Spine wear & edge tears & flaking. Minor staining.
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