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673353

Jefferson Davis' 1868 Trial...

Item #673353

December 05, 1868

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 5, 1868



* Double jeopardy



The front page has one column headings: "The Trial Of Jeff. Davis" "Proceedings in the Court at Richmond--Argument to Quash the Indictments Under the Fourteenth Amendment". Coverage on the start of his trial that never happened. The treason charge would be dropped.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice co... See More  

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$35.00
672605

1868 Sacramento, California...

Item #672605

November 12, 1868

 SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, California, Nov.12, 1868

 

* Wild Old West

* Rare title

* Post Civil War




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

With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were ofte... See More  

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$30.00
668829

California Ranger Harry Love death in 1868...

Item #668829

July 27, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, July 27, 1868 



* Harry Love death

* Killed Joaquin Murrieta fame

* Texas- California Ranger - lawman




Page 3 has report with small headings: "Tragic Affair In California" "Particulars of the Death of Harry Love, the Texas Ranger" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, a little light staining, generally nice.... See More  

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668824

Death of Charles Loring Elliott in 1868...

Item #668824

August 27, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 27, 1868 



* Charles Loring Elliott death

* American portrait painter




Page 9 has a report on the death of Charles Loring Elliott under: "Obituary" "Charles Loring Elliot" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, some spine wear, otherwise very nice.

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$33.00
668822

Black suffrage is politicized in 1868...

Item #668822

August 25, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 25, 1868 



* Billy Edwards vs. Sam Collyer

* Bare-knuckle boxing - pugilist

* Lightweight fight championship




Page 3 has a report headed: "THE PRIZE RING" "Fight for the Light Weight Championship Between Billy Edwards and Sam Collyer" "Edwards The Winner" and more. Round by round coverage. Text takes up over 2 1/2 columns.

Other news... See More  

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668773

Millican, Texas race riot in 1868...

Item #668773

July 18, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, July 18, 1868 



* Millican, Brazos County, Texas

* KKK - Ku Klux Klan race riot




Page 5 has an article headed: "Serious Negro Riot in Texas" "... Negroes Attempt top Hang a Man and Are Prevented--A Bloody Fight the Result..." (see)

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

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668772

Indian treaty signed at Fort Rice in 1868...

Item #668772

July 10, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, July 10, 1868 



* Indians - Native Americans treaty signed

* Fort Laramie - Fort Rice, Dakota Territory




Page 7 has an article with small headings: "The Indians" "Treaty with the Sioux at Fort Rice..." (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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668771

Black suffrage is politicized in 1868...

Item #668771

July 02, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, July 2, 1868 



* Black suffrage and the Southern States

* Political campaign for president




Page 6 has an editorial headed: "Universal [Black] Suffrage--The Great Issue of the Campaign" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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668723

Defense of the Kansas Frontier in 1868...

Item #668723

August 18, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 18, 1868 



* Defense of the Kansas Frontier

* Solomon River Valley - Indians




Page 7 has an article headed: "Our Indian Troubles" "Large Bodies of Indians on the War Path--Government Troops Defeated--Settlements Broken Up--Eight Men Murdered" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, light damp staining at top portion, generally nice.... See More  

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668722

Solar Eclipse of August 18, 1868...

Item #668722

August 20, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 20, 1868 



* 19th century Solar eclipse

* Moon - Earth - Sun




Page 11 has an article headed: "Total Eclipse Of The Sun Of August 18, 1868" and more. (see) Text takes up a full column.

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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668721

Suez Canal under construction in 1868...

Item #668721

August 12, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 12, 1868 



* Isthmus of Suez Canal construction ongoing

* Mediterranean to Red Sea in Egypt




Page 8 has an article headed: "SUEZ ISTHMUS" "The Great Ship Canal Transit Through Egypt" "Connection of the Mediterranean and Red Sea" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up the entire page.

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

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668720

Two Reno Brothers arrested in 1868...

Item #668720

August 06, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 6, 1868 



* Reno Brothers Gang train robbery arrests

* Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana

* Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad
 




Page 5 has an brief article headed: "Indiana" "William and Simon (sic) Reno, the Adams Express Robbers" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, minimal wear, generally nice.... See More  

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668719

Two Reno Brothers arrested...

Item #668719

August 02, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 2, 1868 



* Reno Brothers Gang train robbery arrests

* Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana

* Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad
 




Page 5 has an brief article headed: "Indiana" "William and Simon (sic) Reno, the Adams Express Robbers" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, minimal wear, generally nice.... See More  

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668675

Impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson...

Item #668675

May 02, 1868

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 2, 1868 



* President Andrew Johnson

* Reconstruction era impeachment trial




Most of page 3 is taken up with reporting on the President Andrew Johnson impeachment trial headed: "IMPEACHMENT" "Trial of President Andrew Johnson for High Crimes and Misdemeanors" "The Impeachment Articles Argued Down on Every Point" and more. Text takes ... See More  

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668640

Michael Barrett (Fenian) public hanging...

Item #668640

June 09, 1868

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 9, 1868



* Michael Barrett execution - hanging

* Last man publicly hanged in England

* Irish Republican Brotherhood - Fenians

* re. the Clerkenwell explosion - bombing




Page 5 has an article headed: "BARRETT, THE FENIAN" "Execution of the Clerkenwell 'Conspiracy,' in England" "The Hangman, the Halter, the Fall and Death" and mo... See More  

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668624

New John Surratt trial in 1868 ?...

Item #668624

June 23, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, June 23, 1868 



* New John H. Surratt trial ?

* re. Lincoln's Assassination
 




Page 4 has an article headed: "The Trial Of John H. Surratt" and more. (see)

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

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668623

Ulysses S. Grant's 1868 presidential nomination...

Item #668623

May 25, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, May 25, 1868 



* Reno Brothers Gang train robbery

* Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana

* Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad




Page 4 has a article with small heading: "The Last Express Robbery" (see)

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

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668621

Ulysses S. Grant's 1868 presidential nomination...

Item #668621

May 22, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, May 22, 1868 



* General Ulysses S. Grant

* Presidential Republican nomination




The top of page 3 has one column headings: "CHICAGO CONVENTION" "Republican Nominations" "For President, ULYSSES S. GRANT, of Illinois" and more. Lengthy text takes up the entire page and continues on page 10.

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

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667804

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

Item #667804

August 17, 1868

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 17, 1868



* Lynching of Samuel Bierfield

* First Jew lynched in United States

* Jews - Jewish - Judaica item

* Ku Klux Klan - KKK members




Near the bottom of the front page is an article with small heading: "Murderous Outrage at Franklin, Williamson County, Tenn.-Two Men Shot Dead", being the account of the killing of a Jewish shop owner and his black em... See More  

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666773

Much on the Johnson impeachment trial...

Item #666773

April 03, 1868

NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1868 



* President Andrew Johnson

* Reconstruction era impeachment trial




The entire front page is taken up with proceedings on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson.

The first column heads include: "IMPEACHMENT" "Further Examination of Witnesses for the Prosecution" "The President's Attempt to Obtain Control of the Treas... See More  

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666142

Johnson served summons... Impeachment trial of President Johnson...

Item #666142

March 28, 1868

LESLIE'S WEEKLY, New York, March 28, 1868 



* President Andrew Johnson

* Impeachment trial summons prints




Full ftpg: "Judge Nelson, Administering The Oath To Chief Justice Chase, As Presiding Officer By the Court Of Impeachment, In The Senate Chamber."

Fullpg. has two halfpg. illus: "Chief Justice Chase, As President Of The Court Of Impeachment, Administering The Oat... See More  

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665658

Grant is elected President...

Item #665658

November 04, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 4, 1868 



* General Ulysses S. Grant presidential election



All of page 3 is taken up with the election results, with one column headlines including "ULYSSES S. GRANT ELECTED PRESIDENT" "All the Original Free States Except New York Declare for Him" "The Election Uncommonly Quiet" and more.

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

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664463

On the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson...

Item #664463

February 26, 1868

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 26, 1868 



* President Andrew Johnson

* Reconstruction era impeachment trial




Page 3 has proceedings on President Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial, with first column heads: "WASHINGTON" "Subsidence Of The Excitement" "Preliminary Preparations for the Trial of the President" and more.

Eight pages, minor margin wear, nice condi... See More  

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663858

Ulysses S. Grant clarifies his infamous "Jew Order"....

Item #663858

November 30, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 30, 1868 



* General Ulysses S. Grant

* General Order No. 11 - Jews




Page 5 has a very significant Judaica item headed: "Letter From General Grant on the Hebrew Question." 

This relates to Ulysses S. Grant's General Order #11 from during the Civil War, known as the infamous "Jew Order". A website has further details on Grant
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659630

Fish-Culture in America...

Item #659630
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, November, 1868.  The front page has the beginning of a multi-page article: "FISH-CULTURE IN AMERICA", which has considerable text and related illustrations in regards to the controlled raising and breeding of fish. A background history of Pisciculture is included.

Additional articles with associated prints include: "THE HANDEL FESTI... See More  

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$28.00
657934

From the location of the last battle of the Civil War...

Item #657934

May 15, 1868

FLAKE'S WEEKLY BULLETIN, Galveston, Texas, May 15, 1868 This is an early issue of this newspaper - only a few years after the Yankees took over the port. Galveston was the site of the last naval battle of the Civil War, as the Confederates surrendered the city on June 2, nearly 2 months after the surrender of Lee to Grant at Appomattox in 1865.

This issue contains a variety of articles, polit... See More  

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$86.00
657811

Perry and Goddard's perpetual revolver...

Item #657811

November 18, 1868

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 18, 1868



* Perry & Goddard's perpetual revolver
 
This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations, accompanied by text, of the latest inventions of the day including: "The Perry and Goddard 'Double Header,' or 'Perpetual Revolver'", and "Double Seated Lock Safety Valve".
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657246

First practical typewriter... Forerunner of the 'Ouija Board' game...

Item #657246

July 08, 1868

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 8, 1868 



* Christopher Latham Sholes

* Patent for 1st practical typewriter




Near the back is a lengthy list of the: "Official Report of Patents and Claims Issued by the United States Patent Office for the week ending June 23, 1868." 

One of these is the patent for the very first practical typewriter, given to C. Latham Sholes, headed:&... See More  

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655101

Vigilance Committee hangs Reno Gang members...

Item #655101

December 13, 1868

NEW-YORK TIMES, December 13, 1868 



* Reno Gang brothers lynchings

* Train robbers - outlaws




On the front page under "Lynch Law" is a report: "Three More of the Indiana Express Mob Hung by the Regulators". Report states that members of the Vigilance Committee from Seymour arrived at New-Albany (Ind.) overpowered the jailer at the Floyd County Jail and "...the w... See More  

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653155

Several Southern States to be readmitted to the Union...

Item #653155

June 11, 1868

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1868  Much of the front page is taken up with the discussion and vote regarding the re-admission to The Union of several southern states: North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Louisiana - which passed. Quite historic.

Other news of the day related to post-war activities, reconstruction and impeachment being among them, is found throughout.

Complet... See More  

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652816

Vigilance Committee hangs Reno Gang members...

Item #652816

December 13, 1868

NEW-YORK TIMES, December 13, 1868  On the front page under "Lynch Law" is a report: "Three More of the Indiana Express Mob Hung by the Regulators". Report states that members of the Vigilance Committee from Seymour arrived at New-Albany (Ind.) overpowered the jailer at the Floyd County Jail and "...the watchman was...compelled to open the cells of the...express robber... See More  

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652002

The first Memorial Day... Death of Kit Carson...

Item #652002

May 30, 1868

NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1868 



* Very 1st Memorial Day

* Kit Carson death




History tell us that the very first official Memorial Day was in 1868. In that year General John A. Logan established Decoration Day as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the Union war dead with flowers. By the 20th century, various Union and Confederate memorial traditions, celebrated on different da... See More  

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651768

The solomn events at Arlington Cemetery...

Day 1 reports of the 1st official Memorial Day...

Item #651768

May 31, 1868

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1868  Page 5 has, under the heading "THE UNION DEAD," multiple, 1st day reports regarding the 1st official Memorial Day celebrations from throughout the country. Locations include Cypress Hill Cemetery & Greenwood Cemetery - both in New York, Flushing, Philadelphia, Augusta, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, etc.. However, the most desirable coverage as that ... See More  

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651767

Day 2 reports of the 1st official Memorial Day...

Item #651767

June 01, 1868

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 1, 1868  Page 5 has, under the heading "Our Dead Heroes," multiple, day 2 reports regarding the 1st official Memorial Day celebrations from throughout the country. Locations include Jersey City, Newark, Nashville, Providence, Hartford, Portland, St. Louis, Dayton, and more. Nice to have these early reports. Other news of the day is found throughout.

Complet... See More  

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651765

Contrasting views of the 1st (official) Memorial Day...

Item #651765

June 07, 1868

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 7, 1868  Page 3 has an article related to the 1st official Memorial Day which includes a touching letter from a young girl who had lost her father during the war, addressed to Col. Leaming: "Will you please put this wreath upon some rebel soldier's grave? My dear papa is buried at Andersonville, and perhaps some little girl will be kind enough to put a few fl... See More  

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$75.00
650483

A journal of satire with a two-color foldout print...

Item #650483

August 19, 1868

THE TOMAHAWK, "Saturday Journal of Satire", London, England, June 5, 1869  This title was focused on satire and was a conservative piece in opposition to B. Disraeli who would soon  become Prime Minister. Very similar to the more popular "Punch" of the day, it combined a good deal of genuine amusement with a zealous effort at social reform. The image of a tomahawk hat... See More  

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$24.00
648921

Suspension bridge over the Hudson...

Item #648921

October 28, 1868

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 28, 1868  The front page has "Francis' Car Heating and Ventilating Apparatus" and "Nagle's Patent Expanding Mandrel" with accompanying articles. Within the issue is "The Joy Patent Steam Hammer"; "Suspension Bridge Over The Hudson"; and additional articles and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages
... See More  

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$44.00
647960

Leaning Tower of Pisa in detail...

Item #647960

February 29, 1868

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 29, 1868  The front page has "The New Suspension Bridge over the Cumberland, at Nashville, Tenn." with an accompanying article.  Also on the front cover and continuing inside is "Editorial Correspondence" which is a detailed article on the Leaning Tower of Pisa. No illustrations are included. Inside the issue is: "Turning a... See More  

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$28.00
644261

Its history tied to the California Gold Rush...

Item #644261

November 05, 1868

SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, California, November 5, 1868  Although known to all as the current capital of California, this city got its start thanks to the protection of Sutter's Fort, which was established by John Sutter in 1839. During the California Gold Rush, Sacramento was a major distribution point, a commercial and agricultural center, and a terminus for wagon trains, stagecoaches, riv... See More  

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$34.00
644251

Washing Machine...

Item #644251

December 02, 1868

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 2, 1868. The front page features "Reynolds' Steam Condensing and Water Elevating Engine". Inside the issue are: "Selfridge's Patent Washing Machine"; "Gear's Variety Planing and Molding Machine"; "Hattan's Patent Fireplace"; "Dimock's Thermo-Annuciator"; and additional illustrations, artic... See More  

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642879

Rare title lasted only 8 issues....

Item #642879

May 22, 1868

THE ILLUSTRATED CHICAGO NEWS, Illinois, May 22, 1868



* Very rare title



A quite rare title which lasted by just 8 issues. This is volume 1 number 5, formatted much like the more successful Harper's Weekly & obviously an attempt to create its look-alike for the Midwest. But it would fail.

The front page features a print: "The Republican National Convention in Chicago. Scene Outs... See More  

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636920

John Allen "NYC wickedest man" arrested...

Item #636920

October 18, 1868

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 18, 1868



* John Allen (saloon keeper) arrested

* "Wickedest Man in New York"

* Notorious underworld figure

* Post Water Street revival - dance hall




Page 6 has an article headed: "John Allen At Tombs" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on John Allen's arrest shortly after he claimed to be reformed. Google Wikipedia for more informa... See More  

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628014

Train robbery by the Reno Gang...

Item #628014

May 25, 1868

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, May 25, 1868 



* Reno Brothers Gang train robbery

* Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana

* Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad




On the front page under "The Jeffersonville Railroad Express Robbery" is a report datelined "Louisville, May 23" that states in part: "...the men who seized the express car last night on the Jeffersonville R... See More  

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621179

Another train robbery... Reno Gang...

Item #621179

May 24, 1868

NEW-YORK TIMES, May 24, 1868 



* Reno Brothers Gang train robbery

* Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana

* Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad




The front page has a report: "Bold Robbery of Adams Express on the Jeffersonville Railroad, Ohio". Report has details of the robbery, stating: "While the train was taking wood and water at Marshfield...a party of robber... See More  

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618307

A journal of satire...

Item #618307

August 19, 1868

THE TOMAHAWK, "Saturday Journal of Satire", London, England, Aug. 19, 1868 



* Rare satirical - satire issue



Info on the "NCSE" website notes: "This title first appeared 11 May 1867, being a weekly paper by Arthur W. aBeckett, and lasting only through 1870. The title ‘Tomahawk’ was borrowed from William Makepeace Thackeray, the novelist, satirist, ill... See More  

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$22.00
614980

Christopher Columbus...

Item #614980

May 30, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 30, 1868 (print only) This is a single page illustration entitled "Columbus Explaining His Discovery of America to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella", which is also the cover page of the issue.

This measures approximately 10.75 x 15.75 inches and is in very nice condition.

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$15.00
614908

President Johnson's impeachment trial...

Item #614908

May 16, 1868

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 16, 1868



* President Andrew Johnson

* Reconstruction era impeachment trial




The front page is mostly taken up with reports on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson with the top of the first column having: "The Impeachment"  and many related subheads (see). The final vote for acquittal would come in 10 days.

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

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$32.00
602518

Early depredations in Texas...

Item #602518

December 04, 1868

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, December 4, 1868



* Early crimes in Texas

* Joseph J. Reynold




The front page has one column headings: "WASHINGTON" "Reign Of Terror In Texas" "Major-Gen. Reynolds Corroborates With Tribune's Reports...." Text takes up a full column.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$23.00
601000

A magazine devoted to shorthand...

Item #601000

December 14, 1868

STANDARD PHONOGRAPHIC VISITOR, New York, Dec. 14, 1868  This is a very curious little periodical themed on shorthand--unusual as such. "Phonography" was another word for a system of phonetic shorthand, as that invented by Sir Isaac Pitman in 1837. Included within are 12 pages of shorthand. The front page article is: "Phonography--A Beautiful Art".

Twenty pages, 5 by 7 inc... See More  

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$13.00
598866

Post-Civil War from Madison, Wisconsin...

Item #598866

December 22, 1868

WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, Madison, Wisconsin, Dec. 22, 1868  Among the front page items: "News from Washington" "Cuban Revolution Declining" "Rumors About Gen. Grant's Cabinet" "A Proposed Amendment to the Constitution".

Complete in four pages, a wealth of advertising with many illustrated ads, nice condition.

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$34.00
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