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676352

Life & career of famed Texas Ranger John B. Jones...

Item #676352

September 02, 1881

STANISLAUS COUNTY WEEKLY NEWS, Modesto, California, Sept. 2, 1881  An early newspaper from this city in North-central California which when it began in 1868 was the first newspaper in Modesto. In 1881 the population of the town was less than 1000.

Various news events of the day, local, regional and national, with a wealth of advertising.

The back page has an interesting article taking over ... See More  

Item from Catalog 311 (released for October, 2021)...

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$75.00
669106

Rare Jack Helm, Old West gunfighter mention......

Item #669106

September 02, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 2, 1869



* Jack Helm, lawman, cowboy, gunfighter

* Sutton-Taylor feud - Dewitt County, Texas fame




Page 7 has a small and somewhat inconspicuous report headed: "Texas" "Fight Between Outlaws and Troops Near San Patricio" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.... See More  

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$33.00
668705

From Brenham, Texas, bluebonnet country...

Item #668705

July 29, 1881

BRENHAM DAILY BANNER, Texas, July 29, 1881 



* Very rare Southwestern publication



The first of this title we have located. Gregory's "Union List of Newspapers" notes only 1 of 5 institutions have  holding from the19th century.

This city in East central Texas has a population under 16,000 today. A typical Western newspaper of the day with news & many Western-style ... See More  

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$114.00
666450

Criminal career of Texas outlaw Sam Bass comes to an end...

Item #666450

July 21, 1878

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 21, 1878 



* Death of Sam Bass (1ST REPORT)

* American train robber & outlaw




The top of the front page has column heads: "THE JIG IS UP" "Sam Bass and His Gang Come to Grief" "A Running Fight With the Texas Desperadoes" "Their Attempt to Rob to Bank at Round Rock" "Barnes Shot Dead & His Chief ... See More  

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$245.00
662263

Civil War map of Port Hudson, Louisiana...

Item #662263

February 11, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 11, 1863 



* Port Hudson, Louisiana map

* Lebanon TN Tennessee

* Sabine Pass - Galveston TX Texas




The front page is dominated by a Civil War map titled: "Situation Of Port Hudson" which shows the vicinity as well, from Baton Rouge to the south, to St. Francisville & Bayou Sara to the north. Many one column war-related heads as well including: "... See More  

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$50.00
654491

Nice prints of Buffalo Bill and Texas Jack...

Item #654491

April 08, 1873

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, April 8, 1873 



* Buffalo Bill & Texas Jack illustrations - prints

* Famous frontier scouts appearing on stage




This is the very famous folio size newspaper known for its huge & great graphics. An inside page shows various: "Glimpses of the Spring Fashions." But the prime appeal of this issue would be on the back page, which contains three n... See More  

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$135.00
649555

Great account of an attempted bank robbery in 1884 Texas...

Item #649555

March 27, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, March 27, 1884  Page 2 has over half a column taken up with: "TEXAS BANDITS" "Bold Attempt to Rob a Bank at Wichita Falls" "One of the Robbers Shot Dead by a Ranger and Another Captured--A Book Agent's Peril". A great article, beginning: "At 3:30 p.m. to-day occurred here one of the most daring attempts at bank robbery this coun... See More  

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649390

Chasing the train robber Sam Bass...

Item #649390

May 01, 1878

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 1, 1878 



* The hunt for Sam Bass

* American train robber & outlaw




The bottom of page 3 has a small item: "A Fight With Train Robbers"  datelines from Texas & noting in part: "...sheriff of Denton County & a posse with Peak's Rangers chased the train robbers Sam Bass, Frank Jackson and Bill Underwood from Denton Cross Tim... See More  

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648227

Outlaw Dick Liddil released on bond... School for cowboys...

Item #648227

November 03, 1882

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 3, 1882  Page 2 has a somewhat brief article headed: "Dick Liddell [Liddil] Released on Bond" noting in part: "...the case of Dick Liddel, on trial for conspiracy in connection with the Mussel Shoals robbery, committed by Frank and Jesse James and Bill Ryan..." with more (see). Page 5 has: "Taught To Be Cowboys" "The Practical ... See More  

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648219

How the Texas Rangers clean out desperadoes...

Item #648219

September 03, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 3, 1883 



* 19th century Texas Rangers



Page 2 has a nice article headed: "The Texan Rangers" "How They Clean Out Desperadoes in the Lone Star State" which is very descriptive of the Texas Rangers. Page 3 has: "The Grand Avenue Out Bat and Out Field the Black Stockings" with the box score as well.

Ten Pages, very nice conditio... See More  

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647418

Territorial Arizona...

Item #647418

October 22, 1899

ARIZONA DAILY STAR, Tucson, Oct. 22, 1899 



* Rare old West title



A complete four page issue of this territorial newspapers, as Arizona did not became a state until 13 years later. Various news & ads of the day with the ftpg. having: "Gold Strike in Texas" "New Use For Copper" "Reliable News Meager" "Germany On The War" and more. Subscription l... See More  

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646884

The outlaw "Doc" Middleton...

Item #646884

August 11, 1879

NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 11, 1879 



* Doc Middleton described

* James M. Riley - David C.

* Outlaw & horse thief




The top of page 2 has an interesting & lengthy article headed: "MIDDLETON, THE OUTLAW" "Something About The Bandit of the Niobrara" "How He Became A Robber & A Murderer--Incidents In His Career". The article takes three-quarters of a col... See More  

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646763

Classic stagecoach robbery in the Old West...

Item #646763

October 02, 1875

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 2, 1875  Page 3 has most of a column taken up with: "Were They The James Boys? "Two Men Stop a Texas Express Wagon & Rob It of a Large Amount of Money". The article is very detailed and is a terrific account of a stage coach robbery (see), but this robbery was apparently not the work of Jesse & Frank James.

Twelve pages, nice condition.... See More  

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646347

New Orleans... Texas cowboys... New Mexico...

Item #646347

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  

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638761

Vigilance Committee in Texas... The Mollie Maguires...

Item #638761

November 18, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 18, 1883  Page 3 has: "Lawlessness In Texas" "Vigilance Committees Recommended  by the Dallas Grand Jury" and also: "Mollie Maguires" "Mooney, the Convict, Relates His Connection with the Band" "A Society of Assassins--The Murder of Mining Superintendents--Shadowed by Detectives".

Twenty pages, a few minor ... See More  

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638659

Reports from the Wild West...

Item #638659

November 09, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 9, 1884  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 2 begins with: "A CARNIVAL OF CRIME" "A Bloody Battle in the Streets of a Texas Town" "Half a Dozen Murders in as Many Different Dan... See More  

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631453

Great reporting from the Old West...

Item #631453

August 04, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 4, 1883  This was certainly one of the best newspapers at reporting now iconic events of the Old West, this issue including; "Through The Trap--Henry Lee, A Virginia Murderer, Executed at Richmond--The Doomed Man Goes to His Death Stolidly" "Shot Dead by a Gambler" "A Texas Cowboy on a Drunken Frolic at Hallettsville" "Cattle T... See More  

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620938

Frank and Jesse James...

Item #620938

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  

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611697

Not "the" Wild Bill...

Item #611697

February 03, 1879

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Feb. 3, 1879  The top of the last front page column has: "Wild Bill's Last Shot" "The Career of a Desperado Cut Short by a Bullet" "He Wounds a Gambler and Then Drops Out of Existence" is a report from Denison, Texas of: "...a desperado from the Indian Territory named William Worts, alias Jack Murray, alias Wild Bill, ... See More  

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597888

Immorality in San Antonio, Texas...

Item #597888

January 04, 1890

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Jan. 4, 1890  From six years before Utah would become a state. Inside has: "The Idaho Test Oath Case" which takes most of the page. Also: "And What Next? "Immorality Sanctioned by City Ordinance at San Antonio, Texas" "One Woman Sues Another for Having Alienated Her Husband's Affections" and other ite... See More  

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595266

Details of a train robbery...

Item #595266

December 21, 1889

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, December 21, 1889 



* Old West train robbery 



The front page has: "Texas Train Robbery" with the detail, including: "...was approached by four men who drew pistols and ordered him to throw up his hands..." with more (see photos).

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, light dirtiness & foxing to the top hal... See More  

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562702

Gunnison, Colorado in 1881...

Item #562702

October 27, 1881

GUNNISON REVIEW-PRESS, Gunnison, Colorado, October 27, 1881  An uncommon title from this boom mining town in the southwestern quadrant of Colorado, tucked in a valley amidst the Rocky Mountains. Gunnison boomed in the late 1870's and early 1880's and was once the home of Wyatt Earp and "Texas Jack". Today there are some 5500 residents of Gunnison.

Very early for Colorado. A few
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557668

1868 Sacramento California...

Item #557668

February 24, 1868

SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, Sacramento, California, February 24, 1868

 

* Old West original from California

* Uncommon Title




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 & ... See More  

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$30.00
205256

Gunnison, Colorado...

Item #205256

November 01, 1881

GUNNISON DAILY REVIEW, Colorado, Nov. 1, 1881  An uncommon title from this boom mining town in the southwestern quadrant of Colorado, tucked in a valley amidst the Rocky Mountains. Gunnison boomed in the late 1870's and early 1880's and was once the home of Wyatt Earp and "Texas Jack". Today there are some 5500 residents of Gunnison.

Four pages, nice condition.

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130251

Rare title from Gunnison...

Item #130251

January 01, 1882

FREE PRESS, Gunnison, Colorado, 1882  An uncommon title from this boom mining town in the southwestern quadrant of Colorado, tucked in a valley amidst the Rocky Mountains. Gunnison boomed in the late 1870's and early 1880's and was once the home of Wyatt Earp and "Texas Jack". Today there are some 5500 residents of Gunnison.

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$51.00
130252

Mining town in the Rocky Mountains...

Item #130252

January 01, 1882

GUNNISON DAILY REVIEW, Colorado 1882  An uncommon title from this boom mining town in the southwestern quadrant of Colorado, tucked in a valley amidst the Rocky Mountains. Gunnison boomed in the late 1870's and early 1880's and was once the home of Wyatt Earp and "Texas Jack". Today there are some 5500 residents of Gunnison.

Complete in four pages, small folio size, a few binding h... See More  

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$36.00
130071

Famous mining town in Colorado...

Item #130071

January 01, 1884

GUNNISON REVIEW-PRESS, Colorado 1884  An uncommon title from this boom mining town in the southwestern quadrant of Colorado tucked in a valley amidst the Rocky Mountains. Gunnison boomed in the late 1870's and early 1880's and was once the home of Wyatt Earp and "Texas Jack". Today there are some 5500 residents of Gunnison.
Four pages, bit browned at edges, even toning,
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$31.00
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