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April 01, 1778
THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 1, 1778 This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia.
The front page includes an Act relating to detaining persons charged with, or suspected of, the crimes of high treason or piracy committe... See More
March 01, 1777
THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 1, 1777 The front page is entirely taken up with ads including one for the sale of a plantation in Berks County, Penna. All of page 2 & half of page 3 are taken up with: "The Trial of the Dutchess of Kingston".
Page 3 has a report concerning the war, including: "The Tories at Newport, in general, fair little better than t... See More
February 11, 1778
THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 11, 1778 This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms.
The front page is entirely taken up with ads & notices, the very... See More
November 22, 1963
THE DALLAS TIMES HERALD, Texas, November 22, 1963 Serious collectors always try to obtain historic newspapers from the city where the event happened. For JFK's assassination that would be a Dallas newspaper.
Of the two newspapers which published in Dallas in 1963 only the TIMES HERALD reported the assassination on the same day it happened--November 22--and only in their 2nd and 3rd edit... See More
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1757 Among the inside pages is a quite lengthy & detailed article titled: "An Historical Account of American Affairs during the Two last years, with a particular journal of the Siege & Surrender of Oswego" with this text taking over six pages (see photos for portions). This text also includes a report headed "Account o... See More
December 04, 1844
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 4, 1844 Page 2 has both the text of the petition to end the infamous "Gag Rule" which prevented members of the House of representatives talking about slavery and/or related topics, and the result of the votes to rescind it. The text of the petition is included here in full, noting in part: "...'No petition, memoria... See More
May 01, 1917
EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, May 1, 1917 A terrific and very displayable issue on the founding era of the United States Navy's relationship with San Diego, one which has grown tremendously ever since 1917 to become the home port of the Pacific Fleet, a base composed of 13 piers, with over 24,000 military personnel and over 10,000 civilian workers. The U.S. Navy remains a... See More
November 23, 1863
DAILY MISSOURI DEMOCRAT, St. Louis, Nov. 23, 1863 It would be difficult to argue for a more notable speech from the 19th century than the Gettysburg Address by President Abraham Lincoln. The top of page 2 has column heads: "FROM GETTYSBURG" "Consecration of the Soldiers' Cemetery" "Immense Gathering of People" 'Interesting Account of the Proceedings"... See More
August 07, 1688
PUBLICK OCCURRENCES TRULY STATED, London, August 7, 1688 With only 34 issues of this newspaper were ever published, and being from the 17th century, this is a rare paper which we rarely have the opportunity to offer.
A single sheet issue, 7 1/2 by 12 inches; nice, untrimmed margins. A very rare opportunity for a very rare newspaper.
March 05, 1861
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 5, 1861 Page 5 has nice one column heads announcing the significant news of Abraham Lincoln's first inauguration, the heads including: "THE NEW ADMINISTRATION" "Inauguration of President Lincoln" "Peace & Good Order" "A Magnificent Display" "Procession To The Capitol" "Immense Throng of People" ... See More
December 31, 1692
ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Dec. 31, 1692
* Rare Salem witch trials reporting
* Very early 17th century title
An exceedingly rare issue as it is one of only two known contemporary newspaper accounts of the Salem witch trials.
This newspaper published in question/answer format, and the front page begins with: "Quest 1. In the remarkable TRYALS of WITCHES published this Week by Mr. ... See More
October 28, 1881
THE INDIANAPOLIS SENTINEL, Indiana, Oct. 28, 1881 Rarely did period newspapers report the now-famous "gunfight at the OK Corral", which did not become a part of modern Western folklore until the 1957 movie of the same name. This major newspaper from Indianapolis did report the event.
Near the top of page 2 under the heading: "A Fight With Cow Boys" is a report datelined: "... See More
October 06, 1856
SAN FRANCISCO HERALD, California, Oct. 6, 1856 A very rare & early newspaper from California as this is the "San Francisco Herald For The Steamer" as noted at the top of pages 2-8, more commonly known as the "steamer edition". Such editions are much more rare than the "regular" editions.
Note that the masthead specifies what the market is for this edition: ... See More
May 20, 1852
FREDERICK DOUGLASS' PAPER, Rochester, New York, May 20, 1852 We are pleased to offer this exceedingly rare--and highly desirable--newspaper by the famed Frederick Douglass. This weekly title is the continuation of his newspaper "North Star" which began in 1847.
Much of page 2 is taken up with: "The Annual Meeting of the American Anti-Slavery Society". Page 3 has a: &... See More
April 02, 1782
THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, April 2, 1782 Half of page 2 is taken up with the treaty for the: "Capitulation of the Islands of St. Christopher's and Nevis, between Count de Grasse...and the Marquis de Bouille...and Thomas Shirley...and Thomas Fraser, Brig. General, commander of the troops of his Britannic Majesty".
This was a ... See More
May 15, 1781
THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, May 15, 1781 The front page has a brief item: "The American spy, mentioned a few days since, is taken at Harwich and will be examined before the Privy-Council. Many papers were found upon his person, touching a treasonable correspondence."
The ftpg. also has some items from the war including the mention of the Bri... See More
December 30, 1779
THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, December 30, 1779 A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This issue is volume 1, number 42
All of the front page, most of pg. 2 & concluded in a future issue is the; "MANIFESTO on the Motives of the Conduct of the King of France R... See More
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