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Fugitive Indians...

Item #682791

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  

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From the San Francisco Mission... Touring Oregon & Washington...

Item #678597

December 13, 1879

MISSION MIRROR, San Francisco, Dec. 13, 1879  Printed in the masthead is: "The only Paper Wholly Printed and Published at the Mission, a Locality Containing 20,000 Inhabitants."  This would be the famous Mission Delores, still located on 16th St. (see photos & the hyperlink).

Page 2 has a political notice supporting: "For president in 1880, Ulysses S. Grant, of Illino... See More  

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A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #677775

December 06, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Dec. 6, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "The Southern Character" "The Policy of the War" "Gov. Morehead's Speech--How the President Receives Delegations" has much on Lincoln; "L... See More  

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Terrific and very descriptive article on the Capitol...

Item #675667

March 20, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, March 20, 1867  Page 7 has a very lengthy--nearly two columns--article headed: "Life In Washington" "The Capitol--It's Architecture & Decorations--The Rotunda Paintings--Miss Ream's Statues and Busts--The Passages and the Speaker's Room--Leutze's Fresco--Hall of Representatives".

The text begins: "Above the muddy waste of ... See More  

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Creating the Territory of California...

Item #665457

December 08, 1846

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 8, 1846  Page 2 has a very early report: "From California" which is quite historic on the creation of the state of California: "The Proclamation of Commodore Stockton, the governor of California" in which he makes the very significant statement: "...do hereby make known to all men that, having by right of conquest t... See More  

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Lengthy & descriptive on early California...

Item #657350

August 03, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 1849 

* Early life in California

Page 2 has a simply terrific & very lengthy letter on California, taking nearly two columns it is headed: "A Mexican View Of California" "California Seen by a Mexican--Description of the Country--Its Physical, Agricultural, Commercial, and Mineralogical Characteristics".

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Latest news from the Gold Rush...

Item #657347

August 10, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 10, 1849  Page 3 has a variety of reports under: "From California" which has the latest reports concerning the Gold Rush, a few bits noting: "...Gold is plenty, large quantities being brought every day from the placers...The quantity was thought inexhaustible...The health at the placers is very bad...A kind of Lynch law remai... See More  

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Uncommon to find period Kit Carson reports...

Item #657313

August 24, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 24, 1847  The top of page 3 has a report: "From The Western Plains" with a rather rare report on the famed Kit Carson: "...it seems probable that Kit Carson, who was going out with dispatches to California, has lost all his horses and mules. He was seen near the Pawnee Rock & afterwards heard from by a party who said they... See More  

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Great, early content on the California Gold Rush...

Item #656573

December 23, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 23, 1848

* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - mine

The front page has not one but three articles on the California Gold Rush including: "California Adventurers" beginning: "The 'stream of human life' is now setting as irresistibly towards California...The gold attraction is so strong that few are willing to lose the ... See More  

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Col. Fremont's disastrous fourth expedition...

Item #656384

March 29, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 29, 1849 

* John C. Fremont

* Fatal 4th expedition

The top of the front page has a nicer account headed: "Col. Fremont--A Distressing Report" which is concerning his fateful fourth expedition in the West during which his party was caught in a snowstorm in Colorado causing loss of ten of his men & 130 of his pack mules. Near ... See More  

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Brigham Young's Proclamation of martial law throughout Utah...

Item #655297

November 20, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 20, 1857 

* Mormons - Mormonism

* Governor Brigham Young

* Proclamation of martial law

* Utah War delcaration

Page 3 contains one of the more historic documents in Mormon history, with the report headed: "The Mormon Treason" which is primarily occupied by the: "Proclamation By The Governor" which is signed in ty... See More  

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Early Washington territorial newspaper...

Item #652667

August 12, 1873

THE SEMI-WEEKLY ARGUS, Port Townsend, Washington Territory, August 12, 1873 

* Rare Old West title 

* Territorial original

Quite early from Washington, and 16 years before it became a state! Half of the front page is taken up with ads including one for the "Seattle Brewery".  with news on pages 1 & 2.

Four pages of small folio size measuring 9 by 12 3/4 inches... See More  

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First of this title we have had from the Washington Territory...

Item #642987

July 13, 1883

DEMOCRATIC STATE JOURNAL, Dayton, Columbia County, Washington (Territory), July 13, 1883 

* Rare Old West title

This is a volume 1 issue of a title we have never had before from Washington, 6 years before it would become a state. "Union List of American  Newspapers" notes that it lasted for just 2 years, with just 5 issues held by one institution and scattered issues by a... See More  

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With a small broadside "leaflet" issue...

Item #621244

March 05, 1892

THE MERCURY, Coronado, San Diego County, California, March 5, 1892 

* Uncommon title

* Hotel del Coronado fame

A very rare newspaper from this island community in San Diego Bay, famous for the Hotel del Coronado which is its prime feature. Indeed, a pg. 2 item notes: "A visit to San Diego without seeing  the Hotel Del Coronado would be like going to Washington without seeing ... See More  

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Latest from the Mormon country...

Item #595258

February 02, 1858

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 2, 1858  Page 3 has: "Latest News From Utah" which  is a report from Camp Scott noting: "...all hands engaged making comfortable for the winter...Plenty of good grass and buffalo very fat...Mormons continuing to fortify between army and Salt Lake..." & more (see).

Four pages, great condition.

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Territorial Washington...

Item #584615

January 01, 1879

WALLA WALLA STATESMAN, Washington Territory, Jan. 1, 1879 

* Rare Old West title

Printed ten years before Washington became a state. Among the articles within are: "Radical Dirt Eaters" "Cariboo News" "Public Lands For Settlers Only" "Jefferson Davis--The Assassination Plot" and much more. A wealth of ads as well, several illustrated.

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Early from the far Northwest...

Item #578867

September 23, 1874

PUGET SOUND DAILY COURIER, Olympia, Washington Territory, Sept. 23, 1874 

* Rare title from the early Pacific Coast

* 19th century Old West original

An early issue from the Northwest which features a nice engraving of Puget Sound in the masthead (see). Most of the ftpg. is taken up with advertisements, several of which are illustrated, with both news & more ads on the inside. Four ... See More  

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Buffalo Bill served under General Washington...?

Item #210753

March 08, 1890

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, March 8, 1890 This newspaper is a "territorial" issue, printed six years before Utah would become a state. The front page has a short yet interesting item concerning Buffalo Bill, datelined from Rome & reading: "An Italian journal, commenting on the Wild West show, makes the astounding announcement that Buffalo Bill held the grand rank... See More  

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Walla Walla Washington...

Item #206289

April 15, 1871

WALLA WALLA STATESMAN, Walla Walla WA, April 15 1871. 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 on a regular basis. Very early for Washington. Nice con... See More  

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Walla Walla, Washington...

Item #204772
WALLA WALLA STATESMAN, Washington, 1867  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 on a regular basis. Very early for Washington. Nice condition.&... See More  

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From the Washington Territory...

Item #130319

January 01, 1881

WASHINGTON INDEPENDENT, Pomeroy, Columbia County, Washington Territory, 1881  A volume one issue from this small town in Southeastern Washington, published 8 years before statehood.

It has a population of about 1500 today, and has an interesting history as noted in Wikipedia: "The Nez Perce  trail existed in the area before history was recorded, and the first written record of Cauc... See More  

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Thomas Nast prints... W.A. Rogers print...

Item #174488

September 11, 1880

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 11, 1880  Front full page Thomas Nast illustration of "The Widow's Wants". Full page Thomas Nast illustration of "Wade Hampton's Dilemna". Full page W.A. Rogers illustration of "The Settler's First Home in the Far West".

Doublepage centerfold of "English Church Architecture - Carlisle Cathedral". 2/3... See More  

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Wild West Collection II

A Broad View

Item #180161
Wild 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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