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683749

Slaves delivered to America... Return of slaves from the "Echo" slave ship...

Item #683749

December 12, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 12, 1858  Page 4 has a brief, yet historic report with a small heading: "The Yacht Wanderer" with a Savannah dateline. This is an infamous ship, as the Wanderer's notoriety is that it (illegally) delivered the next-to last load of African slaves to America. It notes in part: "...succeeded in evading the vigilance of the cruisers & landed a cargo of... See More  

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$51.00
683597

1862 Battle of Fredericksburg....

Item #683597

December 15, 1862

THE WORLD, New York City, December 15, 1862.



* Battle of Fredericksburg - Virginia

* General Burnside vs. Robert E. Lee




This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "ARMY OF THE POTOMAC" "Great Battle at Fredericksburg on Saturday" "40,000 Union Troo... See More  

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$33.00
683560

Actor Edwin Booth murder attempt......

Item #683560

April 25, 1879

EASTON EXPRESS, Pennsylvania, April 25, 1879



* Actor Edwin Booth

* Attempted assassination

* Mark Gray




The top of page 2 has an article headed: "The Booth Shooting" with subhead. (see)

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.



wikipedia notes: Mark Gray (attempted assassin) was a traveling salesman from Keokuk, Iowa who fired two shots fro... See More  

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683538

1898 Battle of San Juan Hill... Cuba..

Item #683538

July 01, 1898

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 1, 1898



* Battle of San Juan Hill

* Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

* Spanish-American War




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "THE BATTLE BEGINS" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Com... See More  

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$42.00
683523

1862 Battle of Mill Spring...

Item #683523

January 23, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, January 23, 1862 



* Battle of Mill Springs - Kentucky

* General George H. Thomas victory




Among the page 5 column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOMERSET BATTLE" "Official Report of Gen. Thomas" "Twelve Cannon Capture" "Many Prisoners Taken" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.... See More  

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683494

Possibly the 1st Jew lynched within the United States...

Item #683494

August 17, 1868

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, August 17, 1868



* Lynching of Samuel Bierfield

* First Jew lynched in United States

* Jews - Jewish - Judaica item

* Ku Klux Klan - KKK members




The front page has an article with small heading: "Murders By The Ku-Klux Klan", being the account of the killing of a Jewish shop owner and his black employee by 15 masked men on horseback. The shop owner, Samuel Bierf... See More  

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683488

Scarce French-English newspaper from Louisiana...

Item #683488

September 14, 1878

LE LOUISIANAIS, Convent, Louisiana, Sept. 14, 1878 



* Very rare publication from the deep South



A scarce title which existed from 1865 thru 1883, but of which very few issues surface. A four page issue with the pages 1 &2 in French, pages 3 & 4 in English.

Folio size, small library stamp within masthead, nice condition.... See More  

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683470

Lot of 25 damaged American newspapers, 1800-1819...

Item #683470
A wholesale lot of 25 American newspapers all dating from 1800 - 1819, the earliest period of the 19th century, all ranging from slightly to significantly damaged. Would make a great lot for obtaining ads, mastheads (with dates), individual articles, etc. at less than 5% of the cost of 1st-rate issues from this period.

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683455

Very rare & desirable Maxfield Parrish Christmas cover...

Item #683455

December 14, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY--CHRISTMAS,  Dec. 14, 1895  Certainly the feature of this issue is the great Maxfield Parrish front wrapper which shows a waiter delivering a plate with Christmas pudding. Typically this desirable cover is lacking as they were extracted from volumes over the years. Rare to find an issue with this cover intact.

Also included is the interesting: "The Christmas Sea... See More  

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683447

The Grattan Indian massacre...

Item #683447

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  

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683432

Early Cooperstown, New York...

Item #683432
An Oct. 29th, 1855 check drawn in the "Otsego County Bank" in Cooperstown, New York. A very handsome item which features an engraving of an Indian at the left side. Printed on maroon ink with 1 circular "Paid" stamp. About 2 3/4 by 7 3/4 inches and in nice condition.

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683410

Brewing Ale in the 1870's...

Item #683410

March 15, 1879

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 15, 1879  The front page has 3 illus: "The Brewing Of Ale", the largest shows "Racking Off Vats", plus an article about P. Ballantine & Sons Brewery (Albany N.Y.), which continues inside and has another illus: "The Mash Tub And Malting Kilns".

Other articles and illustrations of interest include: "Palmer's Washer... See More  

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683304

Bridge over Harlem River... Heaviest locomotive...

Item #683304

July 17, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, July 17, 1897  Page 8 has: "HEAVIEST LOCOMOTIVE IN THE WORLD - TANK LOCOMOTIVE, INDIAN STATE RAILWAYS".

The front page has: "THE QUEEN'S JUBILEE - ILLUMINATION OF WINDSOR CASTLE ON JUNE 18".

The remainder of the issue has: "INGLIS TRIPLE-EXPANSION PADDLE ENGINES", "SPECIAL DELIVERY CAR TRANSFER STEAMER", &... See More  

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683247

Alexander Graham Bell's telephone in 1877..

Item #683247

February 08, 1877

AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida NY, February 8, 1877.



* Alexander Graham Bell & T.A. Watson
* Invention of the Telephone
 
A small size newspaper from the famous Oneida Community in New York, an early "commune" in experimental living. Various religiously-themed content but a bit of reporting of news of the day as well. An interesting title from this interesti
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683215

Missouri becomes a Confederate state... Uncommon Confederate title...

Item #683215

August 02, 1861

The DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, Aug. 2, 1861 



* Very rare Confederate title from North Carolina 



This is a single sheet newspaper with just a one column masthead, not uncommon from the Confederacy where newsprint was often difficult to come by. From the early part of the Civil War with many items relating to it, including article headed "Resolutions of Mississip... See More  

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683213

The National League is created...

Item #683213

February 07, 1876

NEW-YORK TIMES, Feb. 7, 1876 



* Creation of the National League

* Major League Baseball - MLB




On page 2 under "Base-Ball" is a report about a meeting held in New York resulting in the establishment of the National League.

The report begins: "A meeting of the managers of all the professional base-ball organizations in the country, excepting the Philade
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683203

1899 Howard City, Michigan family murders...

Item #683203

May 11, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 11, 1899



* Howard City, Montcalm County, Michigan

* Joseph Harvey family murders


 


The front page has a one column heading: "WHOLESALE BUTCHERY" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rare as su... See More  

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683197

Confederate newspaper... Court cases involving slaves...

Item #683197

July 11, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 11, 1864



* Rare rebel publication



Various Civil War news with a Confederate bias, making for interesting reading as such. Among the front page items are: "The War News" which has several subheads including: "From Petersburg" & "Burnside's Movements". Other war news include: "Latest News From the North--Our Army in M... See More  

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683170

1899 Battle of Calumpit... ...

Item #683170

April 26, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 26, 1899



* Battle of Calumpit

* Bulacan, Philippines

* Philippine-American War


 


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "REBELS' LAST STAND" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in pa... See More  

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683163

1899 Wardner, Idaho mining riots

Item #683163

May 03, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 3, 1899



* Wardner, Shoshone County, Idaho

* Bunker Hill Mining Company riots


 


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "RIOTERS ARE SCARED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rar... See More  

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683161

1899 Ulysses S. Grant monument unveiling...

Item #683161

April 27, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 27, 1899



* Equestrian statue of Ulysses S. Grant unveiling

* Philadelphia, Pennsylvania monument


 


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "IN MEMORY OF GRANT" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from t... See More  

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683159

1899 Confederate soldiers reunion...

Item #683159

May 10, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 10, 1899



* Confederate soldiers reunion

* Charleston, South Carolina


 


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LOYAL TO THE FLAG" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rare as such.... See More  

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683158

1899 Newnan, Georgia Negro lynching...

Item #683158

April 24, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 24, 1899



* Newnan, Georgia

* Elijah Strickland lynching

* Alfred Cranford murder




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "A MOB OF BUTCHERS" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rare ... See More  

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683154

1899 Sardis, Mississippi Negro lynching...

Item #683154

June 12, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 12, 1899



* Sardis, Panola County, Mississippi

* Simon Brooks - Negro lynching


 


The front page has a one column heading: "NEGROES AS LYNCHERS" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rare as such... See More  

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683153

1899 New Richmond Winconsin tornado disaster...

Item #683153

June 13, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 13, 1899



* New Richmond, Wisconsin

* St. Croix County

* 1899 Tornado disaster


 


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "OVER 200 KILLED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rare... See More  

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683147

1869 Solar Eclipse...

Item #683147

August 08, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 8, 1869



* 1869 Solar Eclipse

* Moon - Sun - Earth




The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE SOLAR ECLIPSE" "Magnificence of the Phenomenon in the Metropolis" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up 5 full columns.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, some archival mending to a few unrelated pages, a few tiny margi... See More  

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683120

Frederick Douglass...

Item #683120

May 15, 1857

THE NEW-YORK DAILY TIMES, May 15, 1857  Page 4 has: "ANTI-SLAVERY MEETING" and "... by FREDERICK DOUGLASS... upon the subject of Slavery, the Dred Scott decision, and the Constitution."  Nice detail concerning the Anti-Slavery meeting held at the Shiloh Church on Prince Street.

Additionally, the front page has: "Five Thousand Dollars Reward" and "The P... See More  

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683073

Louisa May Alcott's death report in a Boston women's suffrage journal...

Item #683073

March 10, 1888

THE WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, Mass., March 10, 1888



* Louisa May Alcott's death

* Day of her father's funeral

* Rare Women's suffrage periodical




Immediately following the detailed obituary of Louisa May Alcott's father is: "Louisa May Alcott is no more", it being the lead statement announcing her death which occurred on the same day as her father' fune... See More  

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683017

1899 Pana, Illinos riot massacre...

Item #683017

April 10, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 10, 1899



* Pana, Christian County, Illinois

* Negroes & white coal miners riot

* Coal mining racial labor conflict


 


The front page has a one column heading: "ANOTHER MINERS' WAR" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not total... See More  

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683016

1899 Maud Ballington Booth...

Item #683016

March 22, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 22, 1899



* Maud Ballington Booth

* Volunteers of America founder

* Salvation Army leader


 


The top of the page 3 has a one column heading: "MRS. BOOTH SPEAKS" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in p... See More  

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683015

Runaway slave advertisements from 1839...

Item #683015

July 22, 1839

THE GLOBE, City of Washington, July 22, 1839 



* Runaway slave advertisements



Page 2 has a notice that offers a $400 Reward for a runaway "negro man" and a "mulatto boy" with a description of each and details about the reward. (see) Also on page 2 is a even more interesting ad headed: "Five Hundred Dollars Reward" which has descriptions of 4 runaway slaves. ... See More  

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682994

1870 Richmond, Virginia Capitol disaster...

Item #682994

April 29, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 29, 1870



* Richmond VA Virginia

* State Capitol floor collapse disaster




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE RICHMOND HORROR" "Details of the Fatal Tragedy in the Capitol" and more. (see) Text takes up just over 2 full columns.

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

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682987

1899 Siege of Apia...

Item #682987

March 30, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 30, 1899



* Siege - Battle of Apia

* Second Samoan War

* British & American warships


 


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "SAMOA BOMBARDED" (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rare as ... See More  

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682986

First woman to die in the electric chair...

Item #682986

March 20, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 20, 1899



* First woman to die in electric chair... 

* Martha Place - early 1st report... 


 


Near the top of the front page is a small one column heading: "Murderess Electrocuted" (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile fro... See More  

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682985

1899 Ka 'iulani death burial... Hawaii...

Item #682985

March 24, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 24, 1899



* Ka 'iulani death - burial

* Hawaiian Kingdom royal family


 


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "KAIULANI IS BURIED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rare a... See More  

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682982

Spirit photography fraud trial.... ghosts...

Item #682982

April 27, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 27, 1869



* Spirit photography - ghosts

* William H. Mumler fraud trial




Page 6 has an article with testimony headed: "Light From The Tombs" "The Spirits Laid Bare" "Lucifer (Matches) and Mica Among The Ghosts" and more. (See) Text takes up over three columns.

Complete with 16 pages, some archival mending on a few unrelated pages, nice... See More  

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682981

1899 Enterprise, Kansas family murders......

Item #682981

March 06, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 6, 1899



* Enterprise, Dickinson County, Kansas

* John Gilbert family murders (Wife & 4 children)


 


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "PURELY DEVILISH" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from ... See More  

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682882

Belle Boyd, female Confederate spy...

Item #682882

August 26, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES from New York, NY and dated August 26, 1862.



* Belle Boyd, female Confederate Spy
* Harper's Ferry


Page 3 has: "FROM HARPER'S FERRY" containing coverage of "the Confederate spy, Belle Boyd", with a full description which includes: "being about twenty-five years of age, of sorrel hair, piercing gray eyes, closely knit form,
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682881

The burning of "The Bowery Theater", New York...

Item #682881

January 04, 1845

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Jan. 4, 1845  The front page has an illustration captioned: "BURNING OF THE BOWERY THEATRE, NEW YORK", which is followed by a description of the fire which destroyed this famous theater in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Text includes, "This celebrated theater... has just been burnt for the fourth time!". with more.

Additional conte... See More  

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682880

Firefighting interest... A Shaker washing machine...

Item #682880

March 10, 1860

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 10, 1860  The back page has: "IMPROVED NOZZLE FOR HOSE PIPE", which includes a small illustration of a fireman holding a firehose. The front page has: THE SHAKER WASHING MACHINE", which includes a large print and supporting text.

Additional content includes: "Brown's Improved Wagon Break", "Smith's Improved Water Whee... See More  

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682858

Confederate newspaper...Sherman advancing towards Columbia...

Item #682858

November 29, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Nov. 29, 1864  A rather rare title and great that it includes the word “Southern”.

The front page is mostly taken up with ads & military notices but there is a lengthy account headed: Sherman's March" which offers much detail on his historic march to the sea. This was of critical to the citizens of Columbia, as F... See More  

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682830

Toussaint L'ouverture... Governor for Life...

Item #682830

August 19, 1801

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Mass., August 19, 1801  An inside page has much regarding St Domingo, including a mention of their soon to be printed Constitution, scattered details, and a mention of Toussaint L'ouverture being declared: "Governor For Life", with additional details (see images).

Additional news of the day with period advertising is found throughout.

Complete in 4 ... See More  

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682823

Mormon missionaries arrive in St. Louis... Indian troubles...

Item #682823

June 07, 1854

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 7, 1854



* Mormon missionaries

* Indians harass (Nebraska Territory) and are harassed (New York)




Page 3 has: "FROM SALT LAKE CITY", which tells of a group of missionaries having arrived safely at St. Louis, with some details regarding Mormon emigration.

Another article has: "Nebraska Excitement", which talks of trouble... See More  

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682800

1899 death of Dwight L. Moody...

Item #682800

February 15, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 15, 1899



* Dwight L. Moody

* American evangelist

* San Diego revival


 


The top of page 3 a one column heading: "EVANGELIST MOODY" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rare as such.

Complete... See More  

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682791

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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682785

"Indians Can go Where They Please"... Sitting Bull...

Item #682785

May 22, 1879

HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana (Territory), May 22, 1879 



* Judge Dundy ruling states Indians can go anywhere



Page 5 lists a telegram stating: "Indians Can go Where They Please", after the Judge Dundy ruling in the Standing Bear v. Crook case.  This ruling was: "regarded by the government as a heavy blow to the present Indian system; that if sustained it will prov... See More  

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682715

John Wilkes Booth 3 years before his notoriety...

Item #682715

March 27, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 27, 1862  Near the top of the front page contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production of The Apostate at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth. 

See the photo for the complete ad which notes the listing of the cast, including: "L... See More  

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682691

Notable pair of issues on the Maryland "Jew Bill" including its passage...

Item #682691

March 05, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 29, 1819 and March 5, 1825



* Maryland Jew Bill w/ passage

* Jewish religion rights

* Jews to hold public office (MD)




A fine pair of issues on the passage of the Maryland "Jew Bill".

May 29, 1819 issue: Certainly the best content is full text of the speech presented by of H.M. Brackenridge in the Maryland House of Delegates when the Jew ... See More  

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682690

Michigan creates a constitution: a step towards statehood...

Item #682690

July 18, 1835

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, July 18, 1835



* Michigan territory creating a constitution

* A move towards statehood




The prime content in this issue would be the complete printing of the: "Constitution of the State of Michigan" which takes almost four pages and concludes with the signatures in type of the various members of Michigan's congress. This constitu... See More  

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682654

Philippine-American War begins in 1899...

Item #682654

February 06, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 6, 1899



* Philippine-American War beginning

* Manila, Philippines outbreak




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "FIGHT AT MANILA STILL ON" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly these issues are in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

E... See More  

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