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655085

Re: the death of Alfred, Lord Tennyson...

Item #655085

October 10, 1892

CLEVELAND WORLD, Ohio, October 10, 1892  Page 4 has: "THE DEAD LAUREATE," which has excerpts from major newspapers from throughout the country paying tribute to poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson, who had died just a few days prior. See images for details.

Other news of the day with period advertising are found throughout.

Eight pages, even toning and edge chipping, pulpish/fragile, but i... See More  

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$35.00
652648

Very first appearance of Walt Whitman's poem "Halcyon Days"

Item #652648

January 29, 1888

NEW YORK HERALD, January 29, 1888 



* Walt Whitman - American poet

* 1st Appearance of "Halcyon Days"




At the top of page 12 is a poem titled: "Halcyon Days" by the noted Walt Whitman, this being the very first appearance of this poem in print as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive, and is very significant as such. Complete in 24 pages, light toning, very good c... See More  

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$125.00
652626

Deed for the purchase of a Baptist church pew...

Item #652626

June 11, 1839

This is an interesting deed for the purchase of a church pew in: "...the Baptist Meeting House, near the Dock Village, so called, in Alna, in consideration of the sum of $33.25....do bargain, sell and convey...a Pew in the said House, No. forty..." with further legal wording (see). This is in the state of Maine and is dated June 11, 1839. Various signatures and a covered red wax seal. Me... See More  

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$76.00
652616

Map of the scenes of battle in Florida...

Item #652616

February 20, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 20, 1864 (erroneously printed as 1863 on pgs. 1 & 5)  The ftpg. is filled with ads being a "triple sheet" issue. Much Civil War reporting on pages 3+ with a map headed: "The Campaign In Florida" with much detail, showing from St. Mary's to Ocala & much in between. Also a smaller map showing the Natchez, Mississippi, vicinity.

Among the co... See More  

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652612

From the Confederate capital...The Death of Major Burroughs...

Item #652612

February 16, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 16, 1864 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* The Death of Major Edgar Burroughs




Among the front page items are: "The Death of Major Edgar Burroughs" "City Intelligence" "The Escaped Yankee Officers" "Telegraphic" and several Acts from the Confederate Congress.

The back page has an editorial concerning... See More  

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$86.00
652594

Dedication of the historic Prospect Hill Cemetery...

Item #652594

September 28, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 27, 1858  Page 2 contains a report headed "Cemetery Dedication" being the ceremonies of the historic Prospect Hill Cemetery at Washington (see photos).

Four pages, very nice, clean condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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$75.00
652520

San Francisco prints... Hotel for miners... Jewish Synagogue...

Item #652520

November 14, 1874

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 14, 1874  Inside has five illustrations of notable buildings in San Francisco: "The "What Cheer House, A Celebrated Hotel For Miners" "The Jewish Synagogue On Sutter Street" "The Merchant's Exchange" "The California Theatre" and the "Chinese Mercantile Houses In Dupont Street".

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652519

San Francisco scenes... Hotel for miners... Jewish Synagogue...

Item #652519

November 14, 1874

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 14, 1874  Inside has five illustrations of notable buildings in San Francisco: "The "What Cheer House, A Celebrated Hotel For Miners" "The Jewish Synagogue On Sutter Street" "The Merchant's Exchange" "The California Theatre" and the "Chinese Mercantile Houses In Dupont Street".

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652497

The Fraser Canyon gold rush... News from Hawaii...

Item #652497

July 28, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, July 28, 1858.  The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "News From Frazer River" "The Excitement On The Pacific Coast" "Yield Of The New Mines" "Important Letter from Ex.-Gov. Stevens, of Washington Territory" "Our Rights In The New Gold Region" "Twenty-five Thousand Californians en route for the British El Dorado"
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652419

Battle of Ball's Bluff...

Item #652419

October 25, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 25, 1861 



* Battle of Ball's Bluff, Virginia

* Santa Rosa Island, Florida




Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" The Recent Battle on the Upper Potomac" "Interesting Details of the Engagement" "The Account of the Reported Fight in the Mississippi" "Union Report of the Fight at Santa Rosa Isl... See More  

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652398

President announces the purchase of Alaska from Russia had been formalized...

Item #652398

June 21, 1867

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, June 21, 1867 



* Alaska purchase - Seward's Folly

* William H. Seward - Russia




Near the bottom of page 2 is a brief yet very notable report on "Seward's Folly" headed: "The Russian Bargain Completed" which includes in part: "The president issued a proclamation on Thursday announcing the ratification treaty wi... See More  

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652397

President Johnson's state-of-the-union address...

Item #652397

December 04, 1867

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Dec. 4, 1867 



* Andrew Johnson State of the Union Address

* Post civil war reconstruction era




All of page 2 & a bit of pg. 3 are taken up with: "President Johnson's Message" being his state of the union address to the nation, in which he reviews the events of the year. Signed by him at its conclusion: Andrew Johnson

Eight... See More  

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652396

Indian troubles...

Item #652396

October 20, 1875

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Tennessee, Oct. 20, 1875  the ftpg. has: "Indian Affairs - Recommendations of the Commissioners Charged with the Investigation of the Red Cloud Agency". Also: "Holly Springs, Miss." "Speech by General West--Able Review of the Situation--Negroes Joining the Conservative Club...".

Four pages, rejoined at the spine, very nice condition. Fo... See More  

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652372

John Wilkes Booth appears at Ford's Theater...

Item #652372

November 05, 1863

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 5, 1863 



* John Wilkes Booth as an actor

* Rare appearance at Ford's Theatre




A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C.

Near the top of the front page is an article headed: "Ford's New Theatre--The Lady of Lyons". The writer reports on t... See More  

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651462

Attempts to destroy the new ironside monitors...

Item #651462

October 15, 1863

BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 15, 1863  The ftpg. has reporting on the Battle of Bristoe Station with: "From Gen. Meade's Army" "The Fighting on Monday". Also: "The Attempts to Destroy the Ironsides" "The Injuries to the Monitors" "From Charleston--Another Attempt to Destroy the Ironsides". More war reporting on pate 2 as well.

Four pages... See More  

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651409

Bilingual newspaper in French and Dutch...

Item #651409

August 18, 1813

FEUILLE D'AFFICHES, ANNONCES ET AVIS DIVERS DE GRONINGUE, Groningen, The Netherlands Aug 18, 1813 



* Rare bilingual publication

* French & Dutch language




A fascinating bilingual newspaper, the left column in French, and the right column with the same content in Dutch. The title translates to: "Leaflet, Announcements & Miscellaneous Notices from Groningen". This is... See More  

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651405

The Little Belt Affair from the British perspective...

Item #651405

July 01, 1811

CONNECTICUT MIRROR, Hartford, July 1, 1811 



* The Little Belt Affair

* Captain Arthur Bingham




Page 3 has over a full column taken up with: "British Official Account of the Engagement between the U.S. frigate President, Commodore Rodgers, and the British Sloop of War Little Belt, Captain Bingham" A fine & detailed letter signed by: A.B. Bingham, Captain of the Little Belt... See More  

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651385

Battle of Oswego and more...

Item #651385

May 31, 1814

CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, May 31, 1814  Page 3 has: "General Orders" from Sackett's Harbor followed by a letter from Thomas Macdonough, Commanding U.S. forces on Lake Champlain, to the Secretary of the Navy" datelines at Vergennes. This concerns a battle on Otter Creek (see). Also: "The Attack On Oswego" with a lengthy report.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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651380

The Venezuela Revolution...

Item #651380

January 29, 1814

BALTIMORE PATRIOT & EVENING ADVERTISER, Jan. 29, 1814  Page 2 begins with the conclusion of: "Concise Memoir of the Revolution In Venezuela". Page 3 has a few items relating to the War of 1812 including mention of a new sloop of war to be launched form the Washington Navy Yard (see).

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651337

Very uncommon title...

Item #651337

January 21, 1854

THE CITIZEN, New York, Jan. 21, 1854  The volume 1, number 3 issue of this uncommon tabloid-size newspaper. Various news of the day with reports from Congress near the back.  Sixteen pages, wear at the margins with a bit of chipping, foxing to the ftpg., never bound nor trimmed.

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$43.00
651128

"The Restorer of Tamaulipas"...

Item #651128

August 17, 1832

EL RESTAURADOR DE TAMAULIPAS, Mexico, Aug. 17, 1832  Tamaulipas is a Mexican state in its Northeast corner, on the Texas border. Likely a short-lived title which translates "The Restorer of Tamaulipas", this is the vol. 1 number 3 issue. The first of this title we have discovered.

Four pages, 8 1/2 by 12 1/4 inches with wide margins, foxing & some light damp staining, a bit irr... See More  

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651114

The Baltimore Clipper...

Item #651114

February 17, 1840

BALTIMORE CLIPPER, Feb. 17, 1840  Nice engraving of a clipper ship in the masthead and printed for just five years. This is a volume 1 issue. The ftpg. has "More Indian Massacres" .

Four pages, some discrete archival mends inside at margins, spotted foxing, minor edge wear.

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651028

French newspaper from the island of Jersey...

Item #651028

May 28, 1856

CHRONIQUE DE JERSEY, Island of Jersey in the English Channel, May 28, 1856  This island is only 45 square miles & has been owned by England since the 1200's.  It sits just 18 miles off the coast of France, which explains why this issue is totally in the French language. 

Four pages, good condition.

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650964

Rebels fail at mine exploding...

Item #650964

August 08, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 8, 1864  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "GRANT" "The Rebel Experiment in Mine Exploding" "Complete Failure of the Effort" "Rebel Forgeries" "The Attack on Mobile" and more inside as well.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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650826

Jeff Davis won't negotiate...

Item #650826

December 29, 1863

BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 29, 1863  Pg. 2 has: "The $300 Exemption: Is it  For the Benefit of the Rich or the Poor?". The ftpg. has: "From Washington--Capture of a Rebel Schooner" and "From Fortress Monroe - Arrival of Union Prisoners--Refusal of Jeff Davis to Further Negotiate with Gen. Butler...".

Four pages, large folio size, good conditoin. Folder s... See More  

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650777

Battle of Chattanooga...

Item #650777

November 30, 1863

BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 30, 1863  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "From Gen. Meade's Army" "Fighting On Friday" "The Strength of Our Position" "A Cavalry Engagement on Thursday" "Gen. Meade's Advance" "From Tennessee" "Longstreet Recalled From Knoxville" "A Part o the Town Burned" ... See More  

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650768

Victory at the Rappahannock... Lincoln letter to the ladies...

Item #650768

November 12, 1863

BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 12, 1863 



* Second Battle of Rappahannock Station

* George G. Meade vs. Robert E. Lee

* Abraham Lincoln letter re. emancipation




The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the Union victory at the Battle of the Rappahannock: "From Gen. Meade's Army" "Official Report of the Passage of the Rappahannock" "Presentation of Battle Flag... See More  

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650443

For immigrants from Sweden...

Item #650443

April 09, 1890

BUDSTIKKEN, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 9, 1890 



* Rare Swedish immigration publication



A quite uncommon Swedish language newspaper published for Scandinavian immigrants who settled in the Minnesota farmlands.  Eight pages, some margin tears, otherwise good condition.

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$67.00
650008

Indiana prepares for statehood... Court martial trial of General Edmund Gaines...

Item #650008

November 30, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 30, 1816  Pages 7 & 8 contain the inaugural address of Governor Jennings, the first governor of Indiana, given just a month prior  to Indiana becoming the 19th state of the Union. Not surprisingly much of his speech focuses on the work in gaining statehood.

Also inside is great detail on the: "Trial of General Gaines" court marti... See More  

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649956

Anger over the Trail of Tears... Franklin quote...

Item #649956

August 01, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 1, 1829  The top of the ftpg. has a small bit about Martin Van Buren, Secretary of State at the time, being granted an honorary doctorate of law degree from Rutgers' College.

Inside has an article: "Slavery In Colombia" as well as: "Georgia And The Cherokees" being a letter from the brother of a chief and his anger at their ... See More  

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649821

Victoria Woodhull's sister speaks out...

Item #649821

March 08, 1872

NEW-YORK TIMES, March 8, 1872 



* Victoria Woodhull sister

* Free Love opposition




The back page has: "Opposition to Free Love--Lecture by Mrs. Brooker" which begins: "Mrs. Utie Brooker, the sister of Victoria Woodhull, lectured last night at the Cooper Institute, in opposition to the doctrine of free love as advocated by her sister...".

Also inside: "S
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648249

Indians attack railroad camps... The mining regions..

Item #648249

August 14, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 14, 1867  The ftpg. has a detailed report headed: "The Indian War", portions including: "The Indians have made 3 separate descents on the working parties along the railroad beyond Fort Hays...Several Indians were killed...It is reported here that six men were surrounded by the Indians at Milk Creek. Two men were killed & scalped...number killed... See More  

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648191

Latest From Texas... Early item on the Mormons...

Item #648191

September 03, 1836

THE PHILADELPHIA SATURDAY COURIER, Sept. 3, 1836  Pg. 2 has: "Mormonism At Old Salem" is not complimentary on the Mormons. Pg. 3 has: "Texas And Mexico--Reported Escape of Santa Anna--Later From Texas--From an Officer at San Jacinto" (see). A short bit of a "Slave Case" where a little slave girl taken to Boston was declared free.

Four pages, large folio size, ni... See More  

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648133

Capture of Black Hawk and the Prophet...

Item #648133

September 22, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 22, 1832 



* Black Hawk War



Among the articles are: "Island of Cuba" with a list of its products; "Affair With the Indians" which includes: "...arrived at St. Louis on the 7th inst. having on board Black Hawk, the Prophet, and eleven head men of the Sacs and Foxes...Black Hawk and the Prophet were captured & delive... See More  

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646723

Sam Bass gang member is hanged...

Item #646723

May 17, 1879

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 17, 1879  Page 6 has column heads: "SURE TO MEET SAM" "The Scaffold Awaiting a Member of the Bass Gang" "Henri Stewart, the Half-Breed, Convicted of Murder". See the web for more on the notorious Sam Bass gang of outlaws.

Twelve pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$45.00
629830

Confederates concerned about 600,000 more Yankee soldiers...

Item #629830

August 30, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 30, 1862 



* Rare rebel publication



A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "From The Seat of War" "A Cavalry Dash in the Valley" "Additional From the North" "Address From General Floyd" "A Brush at City Point" "Supplies For the Hospitals" and more.

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172546

Burnside Expedition... Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina...

Item #172546

February 15, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 15, 1862  Full front page illustration shows: "The 'Nashville' and 'Tuscarora' at Southampton, England." Inside has a half pg: "The Iron-Clad Frigate 'Merrimac,' and Sloop of War 'Germantown,' Off Craney Island"; half pg: "The Union Battery at Newport News"; full with four smaller illustratio... See More  

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172702

Charleston and vicinity...

Item #172702

August 15, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 15, 1863  Half of the front page is a nice print captioned: "Morgan's Raid--Entry of Morgan's Freebooters into Washington, Ohio.", the balance of the ftpg. taken up with an article on it.

Inside has a full page: "Bird's-Eye View of Charleston, South Carolina and its Environs, Showing the Scene of General Gilmore's Operation... See More  

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