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September 11, 1854
NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, September 11, 1854
* Grattan Massacre (1st report)
* United States Army
* Lakota Sioux Indians
The front page has an article headed: "Important from Fort Laramie--An Entire Detachment of United States Troops Massacred by the Indians" Early, 1st report coverage on what was known as the "Grattan Massacre". This was the opening engagement of the... See More
November 17, 1904
THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 17, 1904 Two weeks prior to this issue, two bandits presumed to be from the Hole-In-The-Wall country of Wyoming attempted to rob the First National Bank of Cody, Wyoming. Hearing of the news, the famed frontiersman and showman "Buffalo Bill" Cody reportedly got in into the chase. He is not mentioned in this report.
The top of page 2 has a one c... See More
July 10, 1890
THE WORLD, New York City, July 10, 1890 Page three heading "Congress Day By Day" reports "Fixing the Wyoming Bill." "The presiding officer of the Senate (Mr. Ingalls) having signed the bill to admit Wyoming it went to the President to-day. He thereupon referred it to the Attorney-General to ascertain if there were any legal objections to its approval."
Complete... See More
October 07, 1892
THE SUNDANCE GAZETTE, Wyoming, Oct. 7, 1892
* Very rare Old West publication
We were fortunate to fine just three issues of this quite rare newspaper from the Northeast corner of Wyoming. The first we have seen. The first we have seen. Gregory's "Union List of American Newspapers" notes only one institution has this title, it having just a single issue from 1884.
By the ... See More
January 06, 1893
LAS VEGAS DAILY OPTIC, New Mexico (Territory), Jan. 6, 1893
* Very early for this state
An uncommon territorial newspaper from 19 years before statehood. The fist column has: "THE CATTLEMEN IN COURT" "The Wyoming Cattlemen Must Lay Aside Their Fire-Arms While in Cheyenne" "Dead-Lock In Colorado" and more.
Four pages, large folio size, archivally rejoined ... See More
August 13, 1883
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 13, 1883
* President Chester A. Arthur
* Yellowstone National Park tour
* Military expedition
Page 2 has column heads: "LIFE ON THE PLAINS" "President Arthur on His Trip to the Yellowstone" "Viewing the Western Wonderland from the Saddle--Senator Best as an Angler" and beneath this article is: "Scenes in Wyoming"... See More
July 21, 1876
WILMINGTON JOURNAL, North Carolina, July 21, 1876 The ftpg. contains an article headed: "How Gen. Custer Got Promoted to a Captaincy" (see photos) and another item on the front page is headed: "Wyoming Territory" with a dateline of Cheyenne, Jul 15, concerning General Crook negotiating with the Indians (see photos). Complete in 4 pages, large folio size, generally in nice condition.
January 01, 1891
THE DAILY BOOMERANG, Laramie, Wyoming, 1891 A fascinating newspaper from this much romanticized Old West town. As for the unusual title? It was named for the editor's mule. This issue was printed just one year after statehood.
Laramie was founded in the mid-1860's as a tent city near the Overland Stage Line route and the Union Pacific portion of the first transcontinental railroad. ... See More
January 01, 1887
LARAMIE WEEKLY SENTINEL, Wyoming (Territory), 1887 Certainly a very rare title from the true "Old West", and one of the more romanticized towns from the cowboy and gunslinger era. This issue was printed three years before statehood.
Laramie was founded in the mid-1860's as a tent city near the Overland Stage Line route and the Union Pacific portion of the first transcontinenta... See More
April 01, 1892
CHEYENNE DAILY SUN, Wyoming, 1892 A very rare issue from Wyoming. This issue is has various tears at the edges with some loss at the margins as well. Some mends on the inside pages. 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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