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689381

Death of Brigham Young, and three more Mormon reports...

Item #689381

September 06, 1877

AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, Sept. 6, 1877 



* Brigham Young death

* Mormons - Mormonism




Page 7 under "Items Of News" has 4 Mormon items, one noting: "Brigham Young died on the 29th ult. after a brief attack of cholera morbus & inflammation of the bowels. He was buried on Sunday, the 2d."

Another has: "Brigham Young discouraged free school
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689306

Lincoln's Baltimore speech... Rare speech given outside of D.C.!

Item #689306

April 19, 1864

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, NY, April 19, 1864 



* President Abraham Lincoln - Lecture on Liberty

* Address at Sanitary Fair in Baltimore. Maryland




The most noteworthy content is found on page 4 under the heading: "The Baltimore Fair" which includes excerpts and commentary regarding President Lincoln's Speech in Baltimore, it being one of only three speeches he gave outside of... See More  

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$230.00
689305

The murder of Jennie Cramer... The arrest of Blanche Douglass...

Item #689305

August 07, 1881

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 13, 1881



* The murder of Jennie E. Cramer

* "The Elm City Tragedy" - New Haven's "Beautiful Victim"

* Blanche Douglass arrested




The front page has the single-column heading: "THE DEAD NEW HAVEN GIRL", with subheading: "A Warrant Issued For The Arrest Of The Douglass Woman", followed by additional details (see photos). T... See More  

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$75.00
689282

Mormonism & polygamy debate in 1870.......

Item #689282

August 08, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 8, 1870



* Mormonism - polygamy ? - Mormons

* Orson Pratt-John Philip Newman debate




The top of the back page has one column headings: "THE MORMONS AND POLYGAMY" "Dr. Newman Notifies Brigham Young That He Has Girded Up His Loins" which includes correspondences between Newman and Young. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, toni... See More  

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689267

John Anderson the fugitive slave... "headsman of the Tower" will not be replaced...

Item #689267

March 09, 1861

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 9, 1861  “The Fugitive Anderson” on page 3 is about John Anderson, the famous fugitive slave who escaped to Canada evading the pursuit of bounty hunters. While on the run he killed a farmer who intended to legally recapture Anderson and send him back into his master’s custody. Anderson lived and worked in Canada West from 1854 to A... See More  

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689266

Capture of the outlaw Frank James...

Item #689266

October 15, 1876

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 15, 1876 



* Jesse James Gang

* Outlaw Frank captured




The top of page 4 has column heads including: "FRANK JAMES" "The Notorious Outlaw in the St. Louis Calaboose" "The Police of This City Effect the Capture in a Creditable Manner" "Frank Denies His Identity as a James boy--But He is Certainly the Northfield Robber Wounde... See More  

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$88.00
689240

1874 death of Charles Sumner....

Item #689240

March 14, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 14, 1874 



* Charles Sumner death

* American politician - Massachusetts senator

* Anti-slavery leader - Civil Rights advocate




The top of the page 3 has one column headings: "SUMNER" "Last Honors in Washington to the Dead Senator" and more. (see) Lengthy text.

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

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689216

Refitting a yacht for continued slave trading...

Item #689216

January 12, 1859

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 12, 1859



* The Wanderer (slave ship)



Page 3 has about 1/2 of a column of text headed: "The 'Wanderer' Africans Westward-Bound-Curious Scenes" and more which concerns the yacht Wanderer possibly being involved with the African slave trade.

Other news of the day. Eight pages, nice condition.

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$33.00
689207

German language newspaper from Harrisburg...

Item #689207

October 11, 1832

HARRISBURGER MORGENROTHE, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Oct. 11, 1832 



* Rare publication

* German language newspaper




A quite scarce newspaper for the German speaking community in the Harrisburg area, printed entirely in the German language. Gregory's "Union List of American Newspapers" notes that only the Pennsylvania State Library has a reasonable run of this title, two oth... See More  

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$47.00
689105

Much on the town of Corry, Pennsylvania...

Item #689105

April 27, 1867

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 27, 1867  The double page centerfold features  6 illustrations concerning the small town of Corry, Pennsylvania.

Th best is an expansive view of: "The City of Corry, Pennsylvania" being a great town overview. The other prints are of: "W. H. L. Smith, First Mayor of Corry" "Public School House at Corry, Pa." &q... See More  

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689102

H.H. Holmes arrested... 1st U.S. serial killer...

Item #689102

November 30, 1894

BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, November 30, 1894



* re. H.H. Holmes arrest

* Herman Webster Mudgett

* 1st U.S. serial killer




The front page has a brief article with small heading: "Pitezel Is In South America" with subhead. (see) Brief coverage on the recent arrest and indictment of H.H. Holmes, America's 1st serial killer.

Complete with all 10 pages, light toning, generally nice... See More  

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$42.00
689077

Civil War map shows Maryland & Virginia...

Item #689077

July 22, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 22, 1862  The front page is dominated by a nice & very detailed Civil War map headed: "The Field Of Gen. Pope's Operations".

Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Return of a Flag of Truce with Sick & Wounded" "Shocking Treatment of Union Prisoners" "Brilliant Cavalry Exploit" "Our Troops Go Within 40 Miles of Richm... See More  

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689074

Fort McAllister, Georgia CW era map....

Item #689074

February 13, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 13, 1863  The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Attack On Fort McAllister". Various front page column heads including: "The Department Of The South" "Landing of Gen. Foster's Forces" "Visit to the Interior by the Generals" "The Attack on Fort McAllister" and more. Page 3 has the "Evening Edit... See More  

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689073

From the American Riviera...

Item #689073

September 10, 1883

DAILY INDEPENDENT, Santa Barbara, California, Sept. 10, 1883  A volume one issue from this famous West Coast city, known as the "American Riviera". Various news reports and a great wealth of advertisements, many of which are illustrated.

Four pages, lightly toned, archivally rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

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$38.00
689066

From 1850 Greensboro, 11 years before the outbreak of the Civil War...

Item #689066

May 25, 1850

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, May 25, 1850



* Rare Antebellum publication



Rarely are we able to secure antebellum newspapers from this city.

A typical newspaper of the day with news reports both local and national. Most of the back page is taken up with advertisements, a few of which are illustrated.

Four pages, very condition.... See More  

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689054

1899 B. H. Roberts excluded from Congress...

Item #689054

December 05, 1899

THE EVENING NEWS, Detroit, Dec. 5, 1899



* B. H. Brigham Henry Roberts

* Mormonism - Mormons leader

* Seat in U.S. Congress ? (polygamy)

* William McKinley's State of the Union




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CASE OF ROBERTS" with subheads. (see)

Ten pages, light toning and and some wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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689040

1885 Vicksburg, Mississippi...

Item #689040

November 24, 1851

THE VICKSBURG EVENING POST, Mississippi, Nov. 24, 1885



* Rare publication from the 19th century South



A very uncommon publication from the South. News of the day with several advertisements.

Complete with 4 pages, a little margin wear with some small tears, generally good.

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689018

General George Custer.. Black Hills' gold...

Item #689018

September 01, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 1, 1874



* General George Armstrong Custer

* Black Hills gold - South Dakota expedition ENDS




The front page has a few related article headed: "Return Of the Black Hills Expedition" with subheads. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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689015

1871 Ku Klux Klan in the South...

Item #689015

July 07, 1871

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1871



* Ku Klux Klan - KKK

* Southern trials




The front page has two related article headed: "The Kuklux" with subheads. (see) Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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689008

John Kehoe & the Molly Maguires...

Item #689008

December 18, 1878

BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, December 18, 1878



* Molly Maguire execution

* John Kehoe hanging (same day 1st report)




 The back page has an article headed: "The Execution of John Kehoe" Printing on the opposite page (pg. 3) causes light readability in this article. (see)

Complete in 4 pages, small piece torn away along the blank margin, generally nice.... See More  

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688979

1890 James A. Garfield Memorial dedication...

Item #688979

May 31, 1890

THE SCRANTON REPUBLICAN, Pennsylvania, May 31, 1890



* James. A. Garfield Memorial

* Lake View Cemetery dedication

* Cleveland, Ohio monument




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GARFIELD MEMORIAL" with subheads. (see) Text takes up about 1 1/2 columns, all on the front page.

Complete with 6 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice, Shoul... See More  

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688948

1890 Robert E. Lee statue unveiling... Richmond...

Item #688948

May 30, 1890

THE SCRANTON REPUBLICAN, Pennsylvannia, May 30, 1890



* Robert E. Lee monument - statue dedication

* Confederate Civil War General - commander

* Monument Avenue - Richmond, Virginia




The top-middle of the front page has a one column heading: "THE LEE MONUMENT" with subheads that include: "Its Unveiling at Richmond, Virginia Yesterday" and more. This is the statue that Vi... See More  

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688946

From territorial Arizona (1879)...

Item #688946

October 06, 1879

DAILY ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, Oct.6, 1879 



* Very rare Old West title



Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this is among our last. And it is a volume one issue from the Territory of Arizona as it did not become a state until 1912.

A nice assortment of news articles and ads with page 2 having an ad for the famous "Delmonico Re... See More  

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688936

Thomas Edison invents the phonograph...

Item #688936

December 22, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 22, 1877 



* Inventor Thomas Edison

* The phonograph invented

* Best title to have this in ?




Page 2 has an extremely significant article headed: The Talking Phonograph" which begins: "Mr. Thomas Edison recently came into our office, placed a little machine on our desk, turned a crank, and the machine inquired as to our health, asked how we ... See More  

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688935

Great Hawaii prints... Gold in the Klondike...

Item #688935

August 07, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 7, 1897 



* Klondike gold rush

* Hawaiian Islands




The full front page is an illustration of: "Rembrandt's Father". Terrific doublepage centerfold: "The Hawaiian Island--Scenes in Honolulu & the Island of Oahu" with 11 scenes, being very displayable. Nice fullpg. with 8 photos of: "The Gold Discoveries in the Klondike... See More  

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688931

Famous "telegraph" baseball game...

Item #688931

September 23, 1870

NEW-YORK TIMES, Sept. 23, 1870  Page 3 has: "Base-Ball The Championship Contest--Mutual vs. Atlantic--The Mutuals Win the Champion Pennant --Score 10 to 4". The summary (see) mentions that there was: "...a very large gathering of spectators on the Union Grounds...despite the fact that the admission fee was double the usual charge." Also says there was the largest gathering... See More  

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688930

Circa 1865 envelope addressed to Governor "Parson" Brownlow...

Item #688930

January 01, 1865

Stamped envelope address to Governor W. G. Brownlow, Knoxville, Tennessee.  The two, red, 3 cent, canceled stamps, a postmark from Brooklyn, New York, circa. 1865, and a penned note to the left side which a previous owner noted is penned in Brownlow's hand, but I have my doubts. In any case a nice envelope addressed to the very controversial "Parson" Brownlow.

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688928

1878 Pittsfield, Massachusetts... Berkshire County...

Item #688928

December 04, 1878

THE PITTSFIELD SUN, Massachusetts, Dec. 4, 1878



* Berkshire County 

* American Indians war era
 



This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.

Complete with all 8 pages, a little at folds, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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688927

From Territorial New Mexico...

Item #688927

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  

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688909
Item #688909

February 14, 1880

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWS, February 14, 1880 Full front-page image of De Lesseps and his engineers at Panama before beginning the canal. Coverage continues on pg. 7.

Additionally, pg. 12 has images from the Dakota Territory and Mail Service on the Yellowstone Route during the winter. Also, images of the Annual Reception and festival of Palestine Commandery and the Knights Templar; Opera... See More  

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688881

From the heart of Thomas Jefferson's Presidency...

Item #688881
(5) UNITED STATES GAZETTE, For The Country, Philadelphia, 1807-1809  A lot of 5 issues offering an interesting insight into the early period of the Jeffersonian era, as the government transitioned away from Federalist policy. Average condition with minor rubbing and foxing. The images show an example of the condition and look of the issues you will receive. Actual dates vary within the years ... See More  

If an image(s) is shown, it is only representative of the style and condition of what you will receive. Actual items will vary.

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$48.00
688793

1870 Cincinnati Red Stockings baseball....

Item #688793

June 19, 1870

NEW YORK HERALD, June 19, 1870 



* Cincinnati Red (reds) Stockings

* Early baseball w/ box scores




Page 8 has an article headed: "The National Game" with subhead and box scores. (see) The Redstockings ended there 81 game winning streak just a few days prior.

Complete with 12 pages, a little irregular long the spine, generally in good condition.

... See More  

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688677

Working to abolish alcoholic beverages...

Item #688677
YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, August, 1896  An interesting magazine published by the Young Women's Christian Temperance Union whose focus was the outlaw of alcoholic beverages. They also worked to promote women's right to vote.

A penned note at the top: "This is our last issue. Consolidated with Union Signal."

Decorative title page, 8 pages, 9 1/2 by 13 inches, irregular at the sp... See More  

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688616

Hetch Hetchy Valley description in an uncommon title...

Item #688616

November 25, 1882

WASHINGTON WORLD AND CITIZEN-SOLDIER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 25, 1882  Although the content is wide-ranging, as the title indicates, a fair amount of the articles relate to the military & government.

Page 7 has an interesting article headed: "A Rival to Yosemite", which tells of another dramatic valley slight to the north of Yosemite: Hetch Hetchy. Many decades later much of th... See More  

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688605

1873 Drummond Mine explosion... Nova Scotia...

Item #688605

May 16, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 16, 1873



* Drummond Mine explosion disaster

* Westville, Pictou County, Nova Scotia




The top of page 7 has a one column headings: "WESTVILLE EXPLOSION" with subheads. (see) Text takes up more than 2 full columns.

Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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$32.00
688590

The antebellum South... Wilmington NC...

Item #688590

July 11, 1853

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 11, 1853  



* Rare antebellum publication

* Woman slave wanted ad




This early Southern publication has news of the day with several advertisements.

Four pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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688584

A few neat illustrated advertisements...

Item #688584
NEW YORK EVENING POST, Aug. 15, 1815 



* Illustrated advertisements

* Early 19th century original



The front page is filled with advertisements, including illustrated ads for a steam boat and at least i15 illustrated ship ads. The back page has an ad for a stagecoach and more.

Four pages, a little light staining, generally nice.... See More  

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688582

Washington Harrison Donaldson ballooning...

Item #688582

September 03, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 3, 1874



* Washington Harrison Donaldson

* Ballooning in New Jersey

* Indians - Native Americans




The front page has a one column heading: "Donaldson's Latest Aerial Voyage" Also another one column heading: "The Frontier Troubles" with subhead. (see) Brief text on both reports.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few tiny margin t... See More  

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$23.00
688581

Mary Todd Lincoln declared insane...

Item #688581

May 20, 1875

BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Penn. May 20, 1875



* Mary Todd Lincoln INSANE

* President Abraham's wife




The front page has somewhat inconspicuous report that begins with: "Mrs. Lincoln, widow of President Lincoln, has been adjudged insane by the County Court at Chicago..." (see)

Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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$48.00
688513

Very graphic masthead...

Item #688513

March 29, 1879

THE PIONEER, San Jose, California, March 29, 1879  The masthead notes: "Devoted To The Interests Of The Pioneers of California And the Resources of the Golden State." The masthead is one of the more graphic we ave seen featuring three vignettes, one of settlers traveling, one of a bar, and another of a detailed mining scene.

This title is not recorded in Gregory's "Union L... See More  

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$56.00
688509

Meridian race riot of 1871....

Item #688509

March 08, 1871

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 8, 1871



* Meridian MS Mississippi

* Race riot - Freedmen

* KKK Ku Klux Klan




Page 6 has an article under: "Life In The South" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the Meridian, Mississippi race riot.

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.... See More  

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688495

Rabbi Morris Jacob Raphall supports slavery based on the Bible...

Item #688495

January 05, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, January 5, 1861 



* Rabbi Morris... Morris Jacob Raphall

* The Biblical view of slavery

* B'nai Jeshurun (Manhattan Synagogue)




The last column of the front page is taken up with a lengthy report, carrying over to take all of pages 2, 3,4 and 5, with heads including: "STATE OF THE UNION" "Our National Fast Day" "Its General Observance in th... See More  

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$185.00
688494

From the Confederacy... Did Tennessee secede from the Union...

Item #688494

May 03, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 3, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title from North Carolina



The front page is entirely taken up with ads. War related items are on the inside pages including a notable item headed: "Secession of Tennessee" which includes: "...that the Legislature of Tennessee...had passed the ordinance of secession by an almost unanimous vote..... See More  

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688493

Beauregard’s report on the Battle of Manassas…

Item #688493

February 07, 1862

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 7, 1862 



* Rare Confederate publication

* P.G.T. Beauregard official report

* On the Battle of Bull Run




A very rare title and great to have it contain the word “Southern” and also the motto which reads: “The South—Equality or Independence”. The front page has much on the correspondence between L... See More  

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$175.00
688474

1837 Slave advertisement...

Item #688474

June 14, 1837

THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., June 14, 1837 



* Slavery - slaves - Negroes



An advertisement on page 3 is headed: "Cash For Negroes" noting: "I will give the highest cash price for likely Negroes, from ten to twenty-five years of age..." with just a bit more (see).

News of the day with other interesting advertisements. Four pages, a little light foxing, a little margin... See More  

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688442

Very graphic masthead... Great article on the Bear Flag Revolt...

Item #688442

May 17, 1879

THE PIONEER, San Jose, California, May 17, 1879  The masthead notes: "Devoted To The Interests Of The Pioneers of California And the Resources of the Golden State." The masthead is one of the more graphic we have seen, featuring three vignettes: one of settlers traveling, one of a bear, and another of a detailed mining scene.

The front page has a lengthy & descriptive article: ... See More  

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$76.00
688424

1875 Civil Rights Act passes Congress...

Item #688424

February 06, 1875

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 6, 1875



* Civil Rights Bill (Enforcement Act)

* Reconstruction era - Negroes

* Passes Congress (1st report)


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The top of the front page has one column heading that include: "BUSINESS IN CONGRESS" "Passage Of The Civil Rights Bill In The House" and more. (see)

Complete with 10 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally ni... See More  

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$52.00
688416

Making Kentucky Bourbon whiskey in 1870...

Item #688416

April 04, 1870

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 4, 1870



* Kentucky Bourbon whiskey - liquor

* Corn mash - distillation - copper




Page 5 has a interesting article on the making of Kentucky Bourbon whiskey with a one column heading: "Kentucky Whisky (sic)" with subhead. A printing flaw slightly affects the text. (see)

Complete with 8 pages, minor light foxing, nice condition.... See More  

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$34.00
688403

Coushatta massacre... Red River Parish, Louisiana...

Item #688403

September 02, 1874

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 2, 1874



* Coushatta massacre

* Red River Parish, Louisiana

* White League attack




The top of the front page has one column headings: "THE SOUTHERN TERROR" "The Massacre Of Northern Men In Louisiana" and more. (see)

Complete in 8 pages, light toning and and some wear at the margins, should be handled with care.... See More  

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$34.00
688401

The Battle of Antietam... Confederate newspaper printed in Grenada, Mississippi...

Item #688401

September 22, 1862

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Sept. 22, 1862  If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. See the details at the bottom of this listing.

The back page contains an early report on the Battle of Antietam, containing some sketchy, early reports, with: "Later--Another Battle In Ma... See More  

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$248.00
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