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671946

The great 1881 Thumb Fire in Michigan...

Item #671946

September 12, 1881

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, September 12, 1881



* The great thumb fire - Huron

* re. James A. Garfield assassination




The top of the front page has small one column headings: "The Forest Fires" "The Loss of Life--Terrible Stories of Suffering" (see)

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.... See More  

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668215

1862 Battle of Middle Creek - Kentucky...

Item #668215

January 15, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 15, 1862



* Battle of Middle Creek - Kentucky

* General James A. Garfield victory




This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Pages 4 & 5 have one column headings that include: "THE ROUT OF MARSHALL'S FORCES" "1,100 Union Men Whip 2,500 Rebels" and more. (see)

Compl... See More  

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667793

Item from Sojourner Truth...

Item #667793

March 11, 1882

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 11, 1882 



* Sojourner Truth

* Black Woman

* Woman's Activist




Perhaps the most interesting item in this issue is just a small, inconspicuous item on page 3 under the "Personal" column reading: "Sojourner Truth writers to us from Battle Creek, Michigan, in reference to recent published paragraphs of her having a fine home, and he... See More  

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666169

Assassination of President Garfield...

Item #666169

July 06, 1881

THE BOSTON INVESTIGATOR, July 6, 1881  The top of the middle column on page 6 is headed: "A National Calamity!" followed by a nearly half column article on the assassination of President James Garfield. One of the more subdued reports of  this notable report we have seen.

Six pages, archivally repaired at the spine margins where there was some loss (no text loss), good conditi... See More  

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665464

The death of President Garfield...

Item #665464

September 21, 1881

CINCINNATI WEEKLY GAZETTE, Ohio, Sept. 21, 1881 



* President James A. Garfield assassination death



Most of the first column is taken up with headlines on the death of President Garfield including: "DEAD ! " "James A.Garfield Passes Into the Dark Valley" "And the Shadow of Death Hangs Over the Land" "Dead---in the Full Ripeness of Life" "Dead... See More  

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664788

Death of Garfield... Arthur takes oath...

Item #664788

October 08, 1881

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 8, 1881 



* James A. Garfield assassination

* Chester A. Arthur takes oath

* Prints - illustrations




Full front page: "The Death of President Garfield--Judge Brady Administering The Presidential Oath To Vice-President Arthur." Inside page has 3 illustrations about Garfield's death: "Embalming The Body Of The Deceased" &... See More  

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664188

Tennis on Staten Island... Death of Garfield, with an additional print...

Item #664188

September 24, 1881

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 24, 1881  Although we have offered this issue many times, we have not seen before the foldout print: "President James A. Garfield After Death" which is tipped on to the front leaf. See the photo for this print, slightly smaller in dimension than the issue.

As for the balance of the issue: the front page is taken up with a print captioned; &q
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$68.00
664175

The "Special Edition" on the death of President Garfield...

Item #664175

July 23, 1881

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1881 



* President James Garfield assassination 

* Rare extra edition of famed title - Prints
 



This is the "Special Edition" of Harper's on the death of President James Garfield, and is entirely different from the "regular" edition of the same date as our item 174580 on our website.

This "Special Edition&quo... See More  

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663510

Death of the President James A. Garfield...

Item #663510

September 21, 1881

THE DESERT NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, Sept. 21, 1881



* President James A. Garfield

* Assassination death (1st report)

* 19th century era original




From 15 years before Utah statehood. Page 8 has all columns black-bordered due to the: "Death Of President Garfield" (see), being an early report without many details. The front page has: "Willful Murder" "Attempt to Sh... See More  

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662836

Very graphic issue on President Garfield's assassination...

Item #662836

July 16, 1881

THE ILLUSTRATED POLICE NEWS, Boston, July 16, 1881 



* President James A. Garfield assassination

* Prints - illustrations




A banner across the masthead announces: "THE PRESIDENT ASSASSINATED" with 3 ftpg. prints on Garfield's assassination. Pg. 2 column heads: "ASSASSINATION" "President Garfield The Victim" "Two Bullets Lodged in His Body by a Disap... See More  

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656697

James Garfield's inauguration and inaugural address...

Item #656697

March 09, 1881

THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah (Territory), March 9, 1881 



* James A. Garfield inauguration

* Inaugural address - uncommon title




Page 8 has: "The Inauguration" with some details of it, followed by: "Garfield's Inaugural Address" which carries over to take more than half of page 9.  Tragically, he would be assassinated less than 4 months later.

Comp... See More  

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654489

Death of President James Garfield...

Item #654489

September 20, 1881

DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Sept. 20, 1881 



* President James A. Garfield assassination

* 1st report of his death




The inset shows the front page illustration, two of the headlines, and part of the report regarding the death of President James A. Garfield. There are several more heads in the column shown, and the various related reports take three columns. The front page also has a report:... See More  

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649348

Death of President Garfield...

Item #649348

September 20, 1881

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, September 20, 1881 



* President James A. Garfield assassination

* 1st report of his death




The top of the first column is headed: "THE PRESIDENT DEAD" The Long Suffering Ended" "A Sudden and Painless Death" with additional subheads including: "A Painless Death" "Dread and Fear of the Last Hours" "The Death Unexpected By... See More  

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645586

Death of President Garfield, in a Cleveland newspaper...

Item #645586

September 20, 1881

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 20, 1881  First column heads on the front page announce the death of President James A. Garfield with: "DEAD !" "The President's Heroic Struggle Ended at Last!" "The Assassin's Bullet Completes His Fatal Work!" "After Eighty Days of Suffering His Released Spirit Takes Its Flight to Its Home in Heaven!" "His... See More  

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645571

The funeral of President James Garfield...

Item #645571

September 24, 1881

THE EVENING TELEGRAM, New York, Sept. 24, 1881 



* President James A. Garfield

* Assassination - death - funeral




All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered for the death of President James Garfield, with the top of the first column having heads: "ON THE CATAFALQUE" "The Remains of the President Lying in State at Cleveland" "Scenes Along the Route" "... See More  

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645009

James Garfield with print...

Item #645009

September 23, 1880

FRIENDSHIP WEEKLY REGISTER, New York, September 23, 1880



* Uncommon title

* James Garfield w/ print



This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.



Page has a illustrated notice: "Republican Nominees, For President, James A. Garfield....etc." (see photos)



Light browning with minor spine wear, otherwise in good condition.... See More  

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643456

Many graphics on Garfield's death & funeral in a "hometown" newspaper...

Item #643456

September 25, 1881

THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, Sept. 25, 1881 



* President James S. Garfield death

* Best title to have ?




See the photos for the nice graphic presentations of a presidential funeral. Perhaps this is not surprising, because Garfield was from Cuyahoga County,  the county of Cleveland, making this essentially his "hometown" newspaper.

The first column has some nice first colu... See More  

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639537

Execution of President Garfield's assassin...

Item #639537

July 06, 1882

BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, July 6, 1882



* Charles Guiteau execution (1st report)

* President James Garfield murderer




Most of the ftpg. is taken up with reports concerning the execution of Charles Guiteau, the man who assassinated President James Garfield. First column heads include: "JUSTICE DONE" "The President's Assassin Executed" "Thrilling Scenes Witnessed Durin... See More  

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637318

Death of President Garfield...

Item #637318

September 21, 1881

NEW YORK WEEKLY TIMES, Sept. 21, 1881 



* President James A. Garfield assassination death



All columns on all pages are black-bordered because of the report at the top of the first column on the ftpg: "THE PRESIDENT DEAD" "He Expires at Half-Past Ten Monday Night" "The End Comes Suddenly And Without Warning" "Gen. Arthur Takes The Oath As President"... See More  

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637205

Broadsheet "Extra" on the Garfield assassination attempt...

Item #637205

July 15, 1881

DEMOCRATIC WATCHMAN, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, July 15, 1881 



* President James Garfield shot

* Rare broadsheet "extra"




Page 4 has a report headed: "A Terrible Deed--Attempt to Assassinate President Garfield" which begins: "Not having issued a paper last week the Watchman is consequently somewhat late with the news of the attempted assassination of President Ga... See More  

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637186

Guiteau: President Garfield's assassin on trial...

Item #637186

December 03, 1881

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 3, 1881 



* President James Garfield assassination

* Charles J. Guiteau on trial




The full ftpg. shows: "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guiteau Being Escorted from the Courtroom..." and the doublepage centerfold shows; "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guards Unlocking the Handcuffs of the Prisoner...&q... See More  

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633580

Death of President Garfield...

Item #633580

September 23, 1881

THE WEEKLY MERCURY, Oroville, Butte County, California, Sept. 23, 1881 



* James A. Garfield assassination

* Rare Old West title



All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered. Page 3 has at the top: "A Bereaved Nation" with subheads: "President Garfield Dies from the Effects of Guiteau's Bullet--The Closing Scene--Last Official Bulletin of the Physicians--What the Pos... See More  

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632840

Death of President James Garfield...

Item #632840

September 27, 1881

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 27, 1881 



* President James S. Garfield death

* Best title to have ?




The ftpg. has nearly a half column of heads on the death of President James Garfield: "HE RESTS" "At Last From His Life of Noble Labors" "the Final Funeral Services of the Nation's Dead" "A Quarter of a Million People Turn Out to Render Homage&qu... See More  

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632206

Graphic presentation of Garfield's funeral in a "hometown" newspaper...

Item #632206

September 24, 1881

THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, September 24, 1881 



* President James S. Garfield death

* Best title to have




See the photos for one of the more graphic presentations of a presidential funeral. Perhaps not surprisingly because Garfield was from Cuyahoga County, the county of Cleveland, making this essentially his "hometown" newspaper.

The first column has some nice  heads a... See More  

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624766

Terrific graphic issue on the death of President James Garfield...

Item #624766

September 26, 1881

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 26, 1881 



* President James S. Garfield death

* Best title to have ?




See the photos for the terrific & very unusual front page of this issue, which is a huge graphic on the death of President Garfield in the shape of a monument. It looks more like a broadside than the front page of a daily newspaper. Reporting begins on page 3 and continues on page... See More  

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621207

Death of James Garfield: mayor's notice...

Item #621207

September 23, 1881

An interesting item being a notice from the mayor of Fremont, Ohio, announcing the death of President Garfield. The front page has an announcement reporting: "DIED. At Long Branch, New Jersey, Sept. 19, 1881, at 10:35 P.M., James Abram Garfield, President Of The United States. Aged 49 years and 10 Months. Funeral obsequies at Cleveland, Ohio, Monday, Sept. 26th, 1881, at 10 o'clock A. M. ... See More  

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615964

Hometown newspaper on Garfield's funeral...

Item #615964

September 24, 1881

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 24, 1881 



* President James S. Garfield 

* Lake View Cemetery 

* Best title to have ?




A very graphic issue on the funeral of President James Garfield, who was born & raised in a Cleveland suburb and is buried in Cleveland.

The top of the front page has two large illustrations showing: "The Pavilion And Catafalque" and: "T... See More  

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614943

James A. Garfield nominated...

Item #614943

June 09, 1880

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, June 9, 1880



* James A. Garfield nomination (1st report)

* Republican National Convention




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has headings that include: "LIGHT AT LAST" "The Presidential Mystery Solved at Chicago" "James A. Garfield, of Ohio, for President" "Chester... See More  

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613926

James A. Garfield... Long Branch, New Jersey...

Item #613926

September 06, 1881

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, September 6, 1881



* President James A. Garfield

* Going to Long Branch, New Jersey to die




The front page has one column headlines: "With Prayers", "The People's Patient will be Followed", "On His Journey this Morning to" "Long Branch and Renewed Life", "The Start to be Made at 6 O'clock"&nb... See More  

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602699

Uncommon illustration of Guiteau, the assassin of President Garfield...

Item #602699

July 14, 1881

FRIENDSHIP WEEKLY REGISTER, Allegany County, New York, July 14, 1881  Page 2 has an unusual illustration of "Guitteau", the assassin of President James Garfield, plus text: "Charles J. Guitteau--The Man Who Has Made Himself Infamous by Shooting Pres. Garfield--A Strange Career".

Four pages, partially loose at the spine with some irregularity & minor tears at the spine... See More  

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599833

James Garfield murder trial begins...

Item #599833

November 21, 1881

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, November 21, 1881



* Charles Guiteau shot

* James A. Garfield assassin




Page 6 has one column headlines that include: "GUITEAU SHOT" "An Unknown Horseman Brings the Assassin Down" "He Fires Two Shots at the Prison Van" "One of Which Strikes the Intended Mark" and more (see photos).



This issue contains other news and advert... See More  

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599607

James Garfield murder trial begins.....

Item #599607

November 18, 1881

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, November 18, 1881



* Charles Guiteau trial begins

* James A. Garfield assassination




The front page has one column headlines that include: "THE GREAT TRIAL", "It is Formally Opened by the District Attorney", "Guiteau's Counsel Discovery the Meaning of 'Stalwart'", "The Assassin Defies the... See More  

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599395

Charles Guiteau pleads not guilty...

Item #599395

October 15, 1881

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, October 15, 1881



* James A. Garfield assassination

* Charles Guiteau pleads not guilty




The front page has one column headlines that include: "'NOT GUILTY'", "Guiteau's Plea in the Washington Criminal Court", "The Abject Coward Taken Before the Judge in Safety", "The Assassin's Trial... See More  

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599394

James A. Garfield burial in Cleveland, Ohio...

Item #599394

September 23, 1881

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, September 23, 1881 



* President James S. Garfield death 

* Lying in State at Capital 

* Best title to have ?
 



The front page has one column headings that include:"UNDER THE DOME", "Of The Capital the Dead President Lies in State", "And is Viewed by Thousands of Grief Stricken People", "The Coffin Closed Fore... See More  

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595784

James A. Garfield death...

Item #595784

September 19, 1881

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, September 19, 1881 



* Day of James A. Garfield's death 

* Assassination - Charles J. Guiteau
 



The front page has one column headings that include: "More Alarming", "Grows the Condition of the Stricken President", "The Prostrating Rigor Once More Does Its Work", "The Story of the Day..." and more (see photos). C... See More  

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593828

Guiteau is found guilty... James Garfield....

Item #593828

January 27, 1882

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, January 27, 1882 



* Charles Guiteau found guilty

* President James Garfield murderer
 



The front page has one column headlines that include: "GUILTY GUITEAU", "Sends Out an Address to the Americans People", "He Is Confident The Verdict Will Not Be Enforced", "A Special Appeal to the La... See More  

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593148

President James A. Garfield's funeral...

Item #593148

September 22, 1881

THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, September 22, 1881 



* President James A. Garfield death - funeral 



Most of the front page is taken up with the lengthy details of the funeral of President James Garfield, with column heads including: "His Warfare O'er" "He Sleeps the Sleep That Knows No Breaking" "And Dreams of Battle Fields No More" with more (s... See More  

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592542

The great Thumb Fire...

Item #592542

September 09, 1881

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, September 9, 1881



* The great thumb fire - Huron

* regarding James A. Garfield assassination




The front page has one column headlines that include: "SCENES OF HORROR", "The Fire in Michigan Still Burning", "Unparalleled Destruction of Life and Property", "The Loss of Property Passes Comprehension&qu... See More  

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589774

1882 Charles J. Guiteau sentence to death...

Item #589774

February 09, 1882

COLUMBIA COUNTY REPUBLICAN, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, February 9, 1882



* Charles J. Guiteau sentenced to death

* Assassination of James A. Garfield




Page 2 has a one column heading:



"Guiteau Sentenced"



which is a 1st report on the sentencing of Charles J. Guiteau to death for the murder of President James A. Garfield.



Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, light brown... See More  

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587094

Assassination of President James Garfield...

Item #587094

July 05, 1881

THE LOUISVILLE COMMERCIAL, Kentucky, July 5, 1881 



* President James A. Garfield shot

* Close to death - Charles Guiteau




The top of front page has column heads concerning the recent assassination attempt upon President James Garfield: "ALIVE ! " The President Living, & While There's Life There's Hope", "The Crisis at Hand & Today Will Foretell the Re... See More  

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587093

Red Wing, MN... the missing link is found!

Item #587093

January 14, 1882

THE REPUBLICAN, Red Wing, Minnesota, January 14, 1882



* Red Wing, Minnesota

* Dr. E.D. Cope finds human-like skull skull and declares it the missing link




Page 3 has a one paragraph article, "The Long Sought Missing Link", which tells of Prof. E.D.Cope (of Philadelphia and the Smithsonian Institute fame), discovering a small human-like skull near the Big Horn River, Wyoming Territo... See More  

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586788

Circus advertisement....

Item #586788

September 12, 1881

FRANKFORT DAILY DISPATCH, Frankfort, Kentucky, Sept. 12, 1881 



* Great circus advertisement



A typical newspaper of the day with various news and advertisements. The front page includes: "Attempt to Kill Guiteau", the assassin of President Garfield. Page 4 has a very large & great illustrated ad for the Forepaugh Circus (see photos).

Four pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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586035

Garfield's inaugural address...

Item #586035

March 12, 1881

THE REPUBLICAN, Red Wing, Minnesota, March 12, 1881



* James A. Garfield inauguration

* Inaugural address




Page 3 has one column headings: "The Inauguration" "General James A. Garfield Indicted into the Presidency" along with: "Inaugural Address" with many subheads. Text takes up over three full columns.

Eight pages, nice condition.... See More  

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585574

Garfield's inaugural address...

Item #585574

March 05, 1881

THE EVENING NEWS, Detroit, March 5, 1881 



* President James Garfield inauguration

* Inaugural address




The top of the front page has: "The Inaugural Address", "Favorably Received by the Press of all Parties in all Sections", "The New Cabinet", "President Garfield Nominates His Associates" with the list. Page 2 includes the text of: "The Inaug... See More  

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585482

Garfield assassination trial...1881...

Item #585482

November 19, 1881

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, November 19, 1881 



* James A. Garfield assassination 

* Trial of Charles Guiteau
 



This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "WASHINGTON", "Fifth Day of the trial of Guiteau", "The Prisoner Very Turbulent And Unmanageable", "Reading of the Letters Which Guiteau Wrote to Ge... See More  

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585237

James A. Garfield monument...

Item #585237

May 13, 1887

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, May 13, 1887



* James A Garfield monument

* Washington D.C. unveiling




This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "GARFIELD", "The Memory of the Martyred Son of Ohio Honored at Washington", "The Unveiling of the Heroic Bronze Statue Erected By the Brave Veterans", and more with illustratio... See More  

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585213

James A. Garfield inauguration...

Item #585213

March 04, 1881

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, March 4, 1881



* James A. Garfield inauguration (day of)



This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "INAUGURATION", "Washington a Wilderness of Flags of Every Kind", "THE CABINET", "Hotels, Boarding Houses and Legislative Halls", "Filled, Jammed and Packed with Visitors" and more ... See More  

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576833

The "Special Edition" on the death of President Garfield...

Item #576833

July 23, 1881

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1881  This is the "Special Edition" of Harper's on the death of President James Garfield, and is entirely different from the "regular" edition of the same date as found as item 174580 on our website.

This "Special Edition" is considerably more rare, seldom found in sets of Harper's Weekly when the become available.... See More  

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571677

Eulogy of Garfield in Congress...

Item #571677

February 28, 1882

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 28, 1882  The top of the front page has: "IN MEMORY OF GARFIELD - Mr. Blaines' Eulogy Before the Houses of Congress - A Grand Audience Assembles to Listen to the Ex-Secretary's Tribute - Scenes in the Hall Before the Address - the Orator Greeted with Applause at the Conclusion" which continues inside on much of page 2. This includes the names of many... See More  

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571362

The hostile Apache Indians...

Item #571362

September 08, 1881

THE SCRANTON REPUBLICAN, Pennsylvania, September 8, 1881 



* Hostile Apache Indians 

* James Garfield assassination 



The front page has a somewhat short article headed: "The Hostile Apaches" "Killing Prospectors and Packers--General Carr Scouting to Locate The Hostiles" (see). Also front page content on the condition of President Garfield following the a... See More  

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