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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
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
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
September 22, 1862
NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 22, 1862 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "IMPORTANT WAR NEWS" "The Battle Of Iuka" "Victory of Gen. Rosecrans over Gen. Price" "Capture of Four Cannon from the Rebels" "The Rebels Met in Heavy Force" "Our Troops Forced to Retire Across the River" "Reoccupation of Harper's Ferry&... See More
July 14, 1865
NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1865 The front page has: "DISASTROUS FIRE", "Total Destruction of Barnum's American Museum", " LOSS ESTIMATED AT $10000", "Nine Other Buildings Burned to the Ground", "Thirty Thousand People in the Streets - Pickpockets in the Crowd - Accidents and Incidents", and more.
Additionally, page 5 h... See More
June 21, 1858
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Massachusetts, June 21, 1858
* Letter from Charles Dickens defending his character
Page 4 has a letter from Charles Dickens which is quite out of the ordinary. Although he states he rarely publicly defends against attacks on his personal life, recent accusations have led him to make an exception, the exception being this letter.
Other news of the day is found thro... See More
November 02, 1852
NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 5, 1852 The front page has a mention of: "Masonic Celebration at Cincinnati", and continues on page 4 describing the annual celebration of George Washington being "initiated as a member of the mystic tie".
Complete in 8 pages and in good condition.
Complete in 8 pages and in good condition.
May 26, 1875
THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, May 26, 1875 The entire front page is a comic print captioned: "The Big Man and the Very Little Frenchy Boy" being Uncle Sam and General Beauregard.
Inside has a full page on "Cincinnati In 1802" including several prints. Also a page with 5 prints of: "Incidents of the Fires in Western Pennsylvania".
Eight pages, nice condition.... See More
May 27, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, May 27, 1865
* Abraham Lincoln Murder - Trial of the conspirators
* Jefferson Davis indictment for treaso
The first column on the front page has nice heads: "THE TRIAL" "More Testimony About Mrs. Surratt's Eyesight & Christian Character" "Evidence In Behalf of O'Laughlin" "Authenticity of Alston's Letter to Jeff. Davis"... See More
April 28, 1888
THE OLD CAPITOL, Columbia, Texas, April 28, 1888
* Very rare Southwest publication
Yes, Columbia--now known as West Columbia--was the first formal capital of Texas, established in 1836. A quite rare title which existed for less than 2 years. Only one institution has a substantial holding of this title and its file is not complete.
The content is primarily concerning Texas, with a wealth of ... See More
May 20, 1876
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 20, 1876 Featured are several prints of the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition, the ftpg. showing the "Great Corliss Engine" & an expansive doublepage centerfold of the: "Scene on the Grand Plaza...". More as well.
The back page has a nice print of a baseball player in uniform, in a "Base Ball Goods" adverti... See More
August 26, 1807
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 1807
* Lewis and Clark expedition - Pacific
The back page has a very lengthy: "Proposals...For Publishing LEWIS and CLARK'S Tour to the Pacific Ocean, through the Interior of the Continent of North America..." noting the details that will be in "Volume First" as well as "Volume Second". And this is fol... See More
November 16, 1883
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 16, 1883 Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West, much more than any found in eastern newspapers.
Page 7 begins with: "AT THE STAKE" "A Colorado Ranchman Tortured by a Band of Robbers" "The Victims Burned & Bastina... See More
November 27, 1824
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, EXTRA, (Boston, Nov. 27, 1824) This is an interesting broadside (printed on one side only) "Extra" with no date in the dateline however a period notation at the top reads "Nov. 27, 1824" and two letters in the text have Nov., 1824 dates. The reports are entirely political. Folio size, single sheet, never bound nor trimmed, minor wear at the margins.
July 15, 1881
DEMOCRATIC WATCHMAN, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, July 15, 1881
* President James Garfield shot
* Rare broadsheet "extra"
Page 4 has a report headed: "A Terrible Deed--Attempt to Assassinate President Garfield" which begins: "Not having issued a paper last week the Watchman is consequently somewhat late with the news of the attempted assassination of President G... See More
June 05, 1886
TEMPERANCE GAZETTE, Camden, New Jersey, June 5, 1886
* Rare publication
Printed in the masthead: "Devoted to the Cause of Temperance and the Sanctity of the Christian Sabbath". A quite uncommon title which supported the prohibition of alcohol. I don't believe we have ever offered this title before.
Four pages, wear at one of the upper folds causes loss with text loss als... See More
June 11, 1862
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 11, 1862 Among the articles are: "Destruction of the Merrimac--Official Letter of Commodore Tatnall" "Negroes Preferred to Foreigners" "Furnishing Arms to the Prisoners at Camp Chase" ""Arming Fugitives" "Fremont's Division--An Unfortunate Skirmish" "War News of the Week" "Rebel Atrocit... See More
December 08, 1848
DAILY EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, Dec. 8, 1848
* California gold rush letter
* Early - pre-49ers
The front page has over half a column headed: "The Gold Excitement" which has some great content, including: "...what a spectacle that of whole villages being deserted...rushing pell mell...over the mountains, through forests...into the newly discovered mine region!...Many p... See More
May 05, 1883
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 5, 1883 The full ftpg. shows: "Sketches at the Irish Land League Convention...Philadelphia". Inside has prints of: "Washington Territory--View of Tacoma, Terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad on Puget Sound"; the doublepage centerfold is a dramatic scene of a mother at the Tombs jail; half page: "The Indian at Work--M... See More
December 03, 1896
THE ALBUQUERQUE DAILY CITIZEN, New Mexico, July 13, 1900
* Before joining the Union
A territorial newspaper as New Mexico did not become a state until 1912. Typical news and ads of the day.
Four pages, folio size, archivally rejoined at the spine, some minor margin tears, generally good.... See More
March 22, 1880
NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1880 Page 4 has a one column heading: "FIFTEEN". The related text on this "craze" of the era takes up about a full column.
This is a sliding puzzle having 15 numbered square tiles in a frame leaving one unoccupied tile position. Tiles in the same row or column of the open position can be moved by sliding them horizontally or vertically, respecti... See More
April 30, 1862
NEW YORK TIMES, April 30, 1862
* Capture of New Orleans Louisiana LA
* Mississippi River naval engagement
* Yorktown, Virginia
Among the front page column headlines on the Civil War are: "The Siege of Yorktown" "The Rebels Becoming More Wide Awake" "Another Gallant Skirmish & Destruction of a Rebel Battery" "The Capture of New Orleans" &quo... See More
February 04, 1865
NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 4, 1865
* Peace Conference - Abraham Lincoln
* 13th Amendment abolishing slavery
Among the articles: "THE PEACE CONFERENCE" "Arrival of the Rebel Commissioners at Fortress Monroe" "The Conference Probably Ended" "From Savannah - Sherman's Campaign..." "Important If True - Deflection of Prominent Rebel Generals...&qu... See More
June 06, 1860
NEW YORK TIMES, June 6, 1860
* Albert W. Hicks confesses to his crimes
* Last pirate executed in the United States
The front page has over half a column headed: "The Murders On the Oyster Sloop" "A Partial Confession from Hicks--He Admits His Guilt & Details Some of the Particulars of the Tragedy".
His name was Albert W. Hicks, aka William Johnson and &q... See More
November 11, 1864
NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 11, 1864
* Abraham Lincoln's re-election
* Jefferson Davis message
More than the first column of the front page is taken up with: "Jeff. Davis' Message" "He Opposes the Theory, but Urges the Practice of Arming the Slaves" "Rebel Currency & Foreign Intervention" "Strong Comments by the Richmond Papers" with t... See More
May 03, 1888
SOUTHWEST SENTINEL, Silver City, New Mexico, May 3, 1888
* Very rare issue from the Southwest
* Billy the Kid was arrested here twice
This is a very scarce newspaper from the territory of New Mexico, 26 years before statehood.
The front page has some news items and ads, with inside pages almost entirely taken up with advertisements. A terrific opportunity for a rare & early title ... See More
May 28, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 28, 1898 Full ftpg. shows: 'Comm. Winfield S. Schley on the Bridge of the ship 'Brooklyn' '. Nice fullpg. Remington print: 'Colored Troopers of the U.S. Cavalry Taking their Horses for a Dash into the Gulf' at Tampa, Florida. Nice fullpg. with 3 prints of the 'U.S. Regulars at Port Tampa, Florida'. Much more on the military i... See More
October 15, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 15, 1898 Full front page illus. of "The Fall of Manila." Inside has two full pages showing: "Scenes Attending the Surrender of Manila." 1/2 pg. of illus. of "Launch of the United States Battle Ship 'Illinois' at Newport News, Virginia, October 4, 1898." Full pg. illus. of "Our Occupation of Puerto Rico."
... See More
January 25, 1851
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Jan. 25, 1851 The front page features a very nice print of the: "Procession at San Francisco in Celebration of the Admission of California Into the American Union" with a related article on the next page.
Complete in 16 pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.
November 30, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 30, 1872 The full front page is a dramatic print: "Boston--Into the Jaws of Death", a dramatic scene showing fireman battling a large fire.
Inside has 3 full pages of scenes of the Boston fire, plus a great doublepage centerfold showing: 'Bird's-eye View of Boston Showing the Burned District', being a great overview of the city. Also... See More
June 17, 1865
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 17, 1865 This famous British newspaper formatted much like Harper's Weekly has a half page American Civil War-related print within: "Grand Review of the Army of the Potomac Before President Johnson at Washington" with a related article on the back page.
Complete in 32 pages, very nice condition.
May 17, 1831
NEW YORK AMERICAN, May 17, 1831 The back page has nearly 2 1/2 columns taken up with: "Narrative Of A Mariner Left on An Island in the Pacific", being the Galapagos Islands. This narrative is a lengthy & very detailed account of this island, which would become more famous ten years later with the arrival of Charles Darwin.
Four pages, nice condition.
April 09, 1870
BALTIMORE WEEKLY SUN, April 9, 1870 The front page has an entire column reporting on the celebration regarding the passage of: "The Fifteenth Amendment" allowing African-American men the right to vote.
Four pages, some discrete archival mends, good condition.
September 20, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 20, 1873
* Winslow Homer's most famous print
* "SNAP-THE-WHIP" Great for framing
Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the much desired Winslow Homer doublepage centerfold: "Snap the Whip". As the photos show, this print is in very nice condition.
Front page features a 1/2 page illustration entitled: "The New Sc... See More
July 05, 1899
THE MANILA TIMES, Philippine Islands, July 5, 1899 A very uncommon title, totally in English, from the Philippine-American War. Although the United States won the Philippines from Spain in the Spanish-American War, Philippine nationalists didn't want another colonial ruler, hence this war.
This is from the first year of its existence.
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, m... See More
December 28, 1859
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 28, 1859
* President James Buchanan
* State of the Union Address
Page 3 has most of a column headed: "From The Mormon Country" datelined at "Great Salt Lake City" which provides a rather included update on the events in Utah in recent months. Also on page 3: "The Purchase of Mount Vernon" by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, with ... See More
June 18, 1812
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 18, 1812 Much of the front page is taken up with a report which makes the case for war with England, which would be declared the date after this issue was printed. Some related content inside as well.
Four pages, good condition.
October 29, 1858
NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 29, 1858
* Early Mount Sinai Hospital (Manhattan)
Of special note is a back page article taking three-quarters of a column headed: "The Jews' Hospital" "Dinner and Ball in Aid of Its Funds".
This hospital is now known as Mount Sinai, one of the more notable hospitals in the world. It was dedicated just 3 years previous, with mention in th... See More
January 13, 1889
THE WORLD, New York, Jan. 13, 1889
* Nellie Bly expose
* Women in the workplace
Nellie Bly is perhaps most famous for her trip around the world, which turned the fictional work by Jules Vernes' "Around the World in Eighty Days" into fact for the first time.
But there were various other projects which consumed her journalistic career, perhaps most notably her undercove... See More
October 20, 1879
ARIZONA DAILY MINER, Prescott, Oct. 20, 1879
* Very rare Old West publication
A quite early newspaper from territorial Arizona. It would not become a state until 33 years later.
A typical Old West newspaper with a wealth of Western-themed advertisements, several of which are illustrated. News reports are both local & regional.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a few small archival m... See More
February 12, 1873
THE WORLD, San Diego, California, Feb. 12, 1873
* Rare Old West publication
A very early issue from this now-famous Southern California city, this issue published when the population was just 2,300.
Among the articles are: "The Murderer of Rodriguez--Another Shooting Affray--More of the Tin Mine..." "Our Julian Letter" and so much more.
Four pages, a small bit fr... See More
June 18, 1873
ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, June 18, 1873
* United States vs. Susan B. Anthony trial
* Illegal voting on 1872 Presidential election
The back page has a report: "United States Court at Cananduigua--Trial of Susan B. Anthony" concerning her trial for illegally voting in Rochester the previous November.
Four pages, large folio size, nice condition. Folder s... See More
June 23, 1861
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 23, 1861 The front page features a nice map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN MISSOURI".
Many nice ftpg. column heads on the Civil War including: "THE WAR FORE THE UNIONLoyalty in Tennessee & Kentucky" "A New State Proposed" "Beauregard Near Fairfax Court House" "Reward For Traitors" "The Position of Kentucky" ... See More
March 13, 1862
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 13, 1862
* The Monitor vs. the Merrimack
* Battle of Hampton Roads, Virginia
* Civil War map & print
Page 5 has a report with heads: "The Engagement in Hampton Roads" "The Rebel Official Report' "The Merrimac Badly Damaged" "Her Prow Shot Away" with the entire detailed report taking over a full column.
Plus, th... See More
April 22, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 22, 1862
* Battle of Lee's Mill
* Siege of Yorktown, Virginia
* American Civil War map
The front page has a nice Civil War map headed: "The Battle at Lee's Mills, Virginia" with much detail.
The front page also has much reporting headed: "The Siege of Yorktown" plus other war-related reports as well, including: "The Fight Near Lee... See More
February 03, 1866
NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 3, 1866 The conclusion of the Civil War brought with it an interest in expending west, so it would not seem unusual that articles that read like a 19th century travelogue would appear in newspapers of the day.
This issue has one on page 5, which was part of a larger series: "FROM THE MISSOURI TO THE PACIFIC" with subheads: "Virginia, Montana--Its... See More
June 16, 1878
THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, June 16, 1878 The top of the front page has: "The Indian War" "The Outbreak in Oregon and Idaho" which takes three-quarters of a column and has some great detail.
Four pages, a bit fragile but in nice condition.
February 06, 1877
THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Feb. 6, 1877 Among the front page articles is: "Arizona" "Robbery of the California and Arizona Stage--The Robbers captured and Property Recovered". And this is followed by another report: "Later--Indignation Against the Robbers".
Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, generally good condition with some minor archiv... See More
February 06, 1877
THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Feb. 6, 1877 Among the front page articles is: "Arizona" "An Apache Raid at Old Camp Crittenden--Ten Men Reported Killed". Other news of the day.
Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, generally good condition. A bit fragile so should be handled carefully.
September 14, 1861
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 14, 1861
* Print of a $100 United States Treasury Note
Of special interest is very very nice page 6 print of the new: "United States Treasury Notes" including the 5 coupons attached. Beneath the print is the detailed: "Description of the Notes".
Among the inside page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "... See More
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