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January 16, 1879
HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana (Territory), January 16, 1879
* The Fort Robinson massacre
* Molly Maguire Execution
Several articles on Cheyenne Indians in Fort Robinson incident including: "CHEYENNE HOSTILES" with subhead, "Results of the Chase After the Fugitive Band" and "A Bold Break to Escape Captivity. Several Soldiers and Thirty of the Indians... See More
May 22, 1879
HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana (Territory), May 22, 1879
* Judge Dundy ruling states Indians can go anywhere
Page 5 lists a telegram stating: "Indians Can go Where They Please", after the Judge Dundy ruling in the Standing Bear v. Crook case. This ruling was: "regarded by the government as a heavy blow to the present Indian system; that if sustained it will prov... See More
July 04, 1901
THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California July 4, 6 and 11, 1901 A trio of issues each with a front page report on the very last train robbery by Kid Curry & others of the infamous Hole-In-the-Wall gang.
The articles have heads: "Robbers Loot A Train And Shoot Passengers" with the detailed reporter taking over one-third of a column. Also: "BANDITS CORNERED" &qu... See More
February 03, 1866
NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 3, 1866 The conclusion of the Civil War brought with it an interest in expending west, so it would not seem unusual that articles that read like a 19th century travelogue would appear in newspapers of the day.
This issue has one on page 5, which was part of a larger series: "FROM THE MISSOURI TO THE PACIFIC" with subheads: "Virginia, Montana--Its... See More
September 04, 1880
THE HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana, Sept. 4, 1880
* Pre statehood Montana
* Rare Old West title
This newspaper is from 9 years before Montana statehood. Contains news of the day with several interesting advertismeents.
Four pages, irregular along the spine, generally very nice..
April 27, 1867
CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, April 27, 1867 Page 3 has a report: "Indian War" which has news from Montana noting in part: "...large bodies of Crow, Black Feet and Sioux Indians massing in the vicinity of Fort Benton...that an attack upon the fort was intended..." with other details.
Four pages, nice condition.
February 16, 1882
THE DAILY MINER, Butte, Montana, Feb.16, 1882 An 8 page issue of a newspaper which is quite scarce, with a wide variety of news items, social items, advertisements, etc. A wealth of Western-style ads with many of a mining focus as well.
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, bit of foxing at folds, minor wear at the margins.
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
Item #200555THE HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana, 1878 A nice territorial newspaper eleven years before Montana would become a state. Helena was founded at the discovery of gold in a gulch off the Prickly Pear valley in 1864. Thoughts for a town name included Tomah, Pumpkinville and Squashtown but ultimately was named Helena for a town in Minnesota or Arkansas, with Yankee & Confederate sympathies expre... See More
January 01, 1881
HELENA WEEKLY HERALD, Montana, 1881 Actually a territorial newspaper as Montana did not become a state until 1889. Various news and ads of the day both local and national.
Four pages, good condition.
January 01, 1889
HELENA JOURNAL, Montana, 1889 An uncommon issue of 8 pages with various news of the day and a wealth of ads as well. From the year it became a state! Nice condition. The image shown is representative of the issue you will receive, but dates and actual content vary.
Item #180161Wild West Collection II - A Broad View - Each set contains a total of 5 issues, one issue each from 5 different old west states, revealing a broad view of this formative period in American history. Includes issues from five of the following old west locations: California, Wyoming, Utah, Montana, Washington, Nevada, Colorado, and Oregon, and include such titles as The Daily Boomerang. All issues ar... See More
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