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672616

Wickenburg massacre... Arizona...

Item #672616

November 17, 1871

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 17, 1871



* Wickenburg massacre, Arizona Territory



Near the bottom of the front page is an article headed: "The Arizona Stage Tragedy" (see)



wikipedia notes: The Wickenburg Massacre was the November 5, 1871, murder of six stagecoach passengers en route from Wickenburg, Arizona Territory, westbound for San Bernardino, California, on the La Paz road.



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$34.00
671948

Santa Maria River, Arizona Indians battle......

Item #671948

October 07, 1872

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 7, 1872



* Muchos Canyon, Santa Maria River, Arizona

* Captain J. W. Mason - U. S. 5th Cavalry




Page 5 has two articles under: "The Indians" See image for text here.



Complete with all 8 pages, minor light foxing, nice condition.

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$32.00
670755

Great Tombstone newspaper printed ten days before the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral...

Item #670755

October 16, 1881

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Cochise County, Arizona, October 16, 1881



* Best Old West title to be had

* Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral




Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept th... See More  

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$2,265.00
670489

Very early from San Diego, and with good content...

Item #670489

October 12, 1871

SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, Oct. 12, 1871 



* Rare & early from Southern California



Not jusst a very early newspaper from San Diego (a vol. 2 issue) but with nice content as well, as the front page has column-wide heads: "CHICAGO" "The Latest News--Extent of the Burnt District--The Entire Northern Division Swept Clean--The People Camped on the Prairie".

In... See More  

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$84.00
668423

Billy the Kid, Pat Garett, Virgil & Wyatt Earp, Frank Stilwell, Johnny Behan...

Item #668423

August 10, 1881

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, August 10, 1881 



* Best Old West title to be had

* Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral




Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in ... See More  

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$2,750.00
667994

Early report on the historic Custer Massacre...

Item #667994

July 07, 1876

ARIZONA WEEKLY MINER, Prescott, July 7, 1876 



* Custer Massacre - Indians

* George Armstrong Custer

* Battle of Little Bighorn

* Rare Old West publication




Page 2 has not one but three reports concerning the Custer Massacre in Montana.

The earliest report notes: "...General Custar [sic] with five companies of the 7th Cavalry mete about 2,000 Sioux Indians at Stillwater, Montana.... See More  

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$230.00
667173

Early and rare newspaper from 1871 Tucson...

Item #667173

October 28, 1871

ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. (Arizona Territory), October 28, 1871



* Very rare title



A very early & rare title from Southern Arizona, published 41 years before Arizona would become a state. Our records indicate this is the earliest date of this title we have offered in memory, the previous earliest dated 1874.

Inside has: "The Apache War" "Colyer's Canad... See More  

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$300.00
666269

The last holdup of the Jesse James gang...

Item #666269

September 09, 1881

THE SCRANTON REPUBLICAN, Pennsylvania, Sept. 9, 1881 



* Last Jesse James Gang robbery

* Blue Cut Train Robbery

* Glendale, Missouri




The front page has one column heads including: "Train Robbers" and "An Express Car And Passengers Robbed--The Governor Of Missouri Issues A Proclamation Calling On The People to Organize And Exterminate Train Robberies". A detailed rep... See More  

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$179.00
666229

Early and rare newspaper from Tucson...

Item #666229

October 17, 1874

ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. (Arizona Territory), October 17, 1874 



* Very rare publication



A very early & rare title from Southern Arizona, and by best accounts this is our very last issue of this title, published 38 years before Arizona would become a state.

The front page is taken up with a mix of news items and advertisements, with page 2 having: "James E. Ro... See More  

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$160.00
664677

One of the earliest San Diego newspapers to be found...

Item #664677

August 10, 1872

THE WEEKLY WORLD, San Diego, California, Aug. 10, 1872 



* Very rare from Southern California



This is the volume one, number three issue of this title, making it one of the earliest newspapers from San Diego we have offered.

Page 2 has an ad supporting: "For President, Horace Greeley..." (see). Various articles are headed: "Arizona City" "Indians Love Music"... See More  

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$118.00
664666

From Territorial Arizona...

Item #664666

December 07, 1889

MOHAVE COUNTY MINER, Kingman, Arizona, Dec. 7, 1889 



* Very rare title from the Arizona Territory



A very rare and early newspaper from the Arizona Territory, 23 years before it would become a state. Various news of the day with a great deal of fascinating, brief tidbits which provide a glimpse of life in the Old West during the 1880's A wealth of ads as well, some of which are illus... See More  

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$137.00
664216

From the Arizona Territory...

Item #664216

June 19, 1875

ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Arizona Territory, June 19, 1875 



* Very rare title



Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this issue is among our last.

A nice assortment of news articles and ads including: "Letter From Col. Hodge" datelined at Camp Grant; "Mining Summary" "The Tucson Public Schools" "Telegraphic News" and... See More  

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$130.00
664214

Remington's "Soldering in the Southwest"... Terrific lacrosse print....

Item #664214

August 21, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 21, 1886  The full ftpg. is the famous & desirable  Frederic Remington print: 'Soldering in the Southwest--The Rescue of Corporal Scott", a Black soldier.

Other prints within: 'A Forest Fire' halfpg: 'Types From Arizona' includes Indians & soldiers; a displayable fullpg: 'Annapolis, Md.' being 5 views.

Also ... See More  

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$179.00
664203

Early Arizona newspaper...

Item #664203

July 09, 1887

PRESCOTT MORNING COURIER, Arizona (Territory), July 9, 1887 



* Very rare title

* Wild Old West




From 25 years before Arizona would become a state. Articles include: "The Opium Habit" "Lynching in Oregon" "Two Men Killed by Caving Earth" and more.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, new agent's stamp in the masthead, tape at the inside spine, good cond... See More  

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$93.00
662688

Edwin Booth, brother of John Wilkes Booth...

Item #662688

April 26, 1879

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 26, 1879 



* Actor Edwin Booth & Mark Gray

* Attempted assassination

* Early Arizona mining discoveries




Page 2 has a nearly full column article headed: "THE TRAGEDIAN TALKS" "Mr. Edwin Booth Interview His Assailant" "Subsequently Submitting to the Reportorial Pump" "Mark Gray Undoubtedly a Monomaniac" "His... See More  

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$33.00
662666

From the Arizona Territory: 37 years before statehood...

Item #662666

July 03, 1875

ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. [Arizona Territory] July 3, 1875 



* Very rare title



Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this issue is among our last.

A nice assortment of news articles and ads. The back page has a full column: "Letter From Col. Hodge - Description of the Country About San Carlos and on the Way to Camp Apache".

Fou... See More  

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$150.00
662282

Actor Edwin Booth assassination attempt... Tombstone: a miner's dream...

Item #662282

April 24, 1879

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, April 24, 1879 



* Actor Edwin Booth & Mark Gray

* Attempted assassination (1st report)

* Early Arizona mining discoveries




Page 4 has an article headed: "'A CRAZY CRITIC" "Edwin Booth Narrowly Escapes Assassination" "Two Shot Fired at the Distinguished Actor" and more on the brother of John Wilkes Booth.

Page 3 ... See More  

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$39.00
662244

Great Tombstone newspaper printed 3 months before the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral...

Item #662244

July 26, 1881

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Cochise County, Arizona, July 26, 1881 



* Best Old West title to be had

* Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral




Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept... See More  

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$2,600.00
662213

From Arizona 19 years before statehood...

Item #662213

May 02, 1893

ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, May 2, 1893 



* Rare old West title

* Maricopa County




This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 19 years before it joined the Union. Varied news reports both local & national with a nice wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated.

The front page has: "Killed His Mother--The Act of a Young Man Crazed by Drink" and: "Her Skull ... See More  

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662023

One of our last...

Item #662023

September 15, 1879

DAILY ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, Sept. 15, 1879 



* Very rare Old West title



Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this issue is among our last. And it is a volume one issue in nice condition.

A nice assortment of news articles and ads. The ftpg. is mostly taken up with ads although it does have a "Grand Jury Report". Page 2 has more ... See More  

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661473

Apache chief Geronimo surrenders...

Item #661473

December 29, 1879

DAILY BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, Dec. 29, 1879



* Geronimo surrenders

* Chiricahua Apache chief




Page 2 has a rather inconspicuous yet notable report: "Geronimo, an Apache chief, and 83 of his band, have surrendered to the military at Camp Rucker & will be sent to the San Carlos reservation. These Indians have been depredating for months, and their surrender, it is said, 'vir... See More  

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$54.00
656859

From Arizona 17 years before statehood...

Item #656859

November 10, 1893

ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, April 9, 1895 



* Rare old West title

* Maricopa County




This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 17 years before it joined the Union. Varied news reports both local & national with a nice wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated.

The front page has: "The Rio Verde Outfit in the Field" "Many Men & Horses to Be Employed&... See More  

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$43.00
656383

Death of Cochise, the Apache Indian chief...

Item #656383

June 15, 1874

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 15, 1874 



* Tribal Chief Cochise death (1st report)

* Chiricahua Apaches - Indians




Page 7 has: "Obituary - Cochise, the Indian Chief" noting in part: "...announces that Cochise, the famous Indian chief, died on Tuesday last in Arizona. He had been sick a long time, and feeling satisfied that he was afflicted by witchcraft, he refused to let the doc... See More  

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$57.00
654507

Very rare newspaper from Globe, Arizona...

Item #654507

May 23, 1879

ARIZONA SILVER BELT, Globe, Arizona, May 23, 1879 



* Very rare mining camp publication

* "Place of Metal" - Old West




This is a volume 1 issue of a very rare newspaper, and very early from anywhere in Arizona let alone such a small mining town as Globe, located midway between Phoenix and the New Mexico border. Contains various news and ads of the day, with a front page item h... See More  

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$225.00
653761

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral... Earps are acquitted of guilt...

Item #653761

December 16, 1881

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, December 16, 1881 



* re. Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

* Wyatt, Virgil & Morgan Earp acquitted




Page 7 contains a nice report concerning the now iconic "gunfight at the O.K. Corral", from just a day after the conclusion of the trial of the Earps ended in their acquittal.

The article headed: "The Atchison & Topeka-Sonora railroad-... See More  

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$545.00
653745

An ad for the O.K. Corral... In a Tombstone newspaper...

Item #653745

April 30, 1886

THE DAILY TOMBSTONE, Pima County, Arizona, April 30, '86 (1886)



* Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame

* Rare advertisement of the famed livery stable




This may well be the consummate "Old West town" much romanticized in movies and television shows, perhaps most famous for the gunfight at the OK Corral involving Wyatt Earp and the Clanton gang. I would almost suggest that this titl... See More  

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$698.00
653178

Tombstone Epitaph shortly after the gunfight at the OK Corral...

Item #653178

December 04, 1881

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, Dec. 4, 1881 



* Best Old West title to be had

* Post Gunfight at the O.K. Corral




Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in po... See More  

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$2,275.00
652264

From Arizona 19 years before statehood...

Item #652264

November 07, 1893

ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, Nov. 7, 1893



* Rare old West title

* Maricopa County




This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 19 years before it joined the Union. Varied news reports both local & national with a nice wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated.

Among the articles; "He Wanted to Be A Gambler" "A City'sRuin" "A Shipment of Dynamite ... See More  

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651000

The Guadalupe Canyon Massacre...

Item #651000

August 19, 1881

THE JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, August 19, 1881



* Guadalupe Canyon Massacre

* The Clantons - Wyatt Earp & more




The back page has a nice account of what is known as the Guadalupe Canyon Massacre, with headings on column five: "BORDER TROUBLES" "Lawlessness at Tombstone and Epitaph, Arizona" and more. (see) The report is taken from a Tombstone 'Epitaph' repor... See More  

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$58.00
650649

From territorial Arizona...

Item #650649

October 06, 1879

DAILY ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, Oct.6, 1879 



* Very rare Old West title



Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this is among our last. And it is a volume one issue from the Territory of Arizona as it did not become a state until 1912.

A nice assortment of news articles and ads with page 2 having an ad for the famous "Delmonico Re... See More  

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$155.00
647418

Territorial Arizona...

Item #647418

October 22, 1899

ARIZONA DAILY STAR, Tucson, Oct. 22, 1899 



* Rare old West title



A complete four page issue of this territorial newspapers, as Arizona did not became a state until 13 years later. Various news & ads of the day with the ftpg. having: "Gold Strike in Texas" "New Use For Copper" "Reliable News Meager" "Germany On The War" and more. Subscription l... See More  

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$39.00
646568

On the Apache wars...

Item #646568

August 18, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 18, 1883  



* Mexico-Arizona Apache Wars

* General George Crook




The top of pg. 8 has column heads: "CROOK'S PETS" "The Apaches Again on the War-Path in the Southwest" "150 of Them Terrorizing the Country About Sonora--Recent Murders & Outrages". This article takes  1/4 columns.

Twelve pages, rejoined at the spine... See More  

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$31.00
646421

Early Phoenix, Arizona...

Item #646421

October 06, 1887

ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, Oct. 6, 1887 



* Very rare issue from the Arizona Territory



This is an extremely early and uncommon newspaper from Arizona Territory (it wasn't a state until 1912). Filled with various news of the day both local and national, and a wealth of ads--most very "Western" looking and many illustrated.

The front page has almost a full column of: "Lo... See More  

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$125.00
646385

From the fabled Old West town of Tombstone... Deputy Sheriff Earp...

Item #646385

November 18, 1880

THE DAILY NUGGET, Tombstone, Pima County, Arizona, November 18, 1880 



* Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame

* Rare Wyatt Earp mention




This may well be the consummate "Old West town" much romanticized in movies and television shows, perhaps most famous for the gunfight at the OK Corral involving Wyatt Earp and the Clanton gang.

This rare issue was printed less than a year before... See More  

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$765.00
645671

The formal end to the Spanish-American War...

Item #645671

March 18, 1899

THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, March 18, 1899 



* Treaty of Paris signed by Queen

* End of Spanish-American War




The top of one of the ftpg. columns reports the formal end of the Spanish-American War with the signing of the treaty of peace by the queen of Spain. "Treaty Of Peace Signed by Queen" "Official Closing of the Drama" "An Important Page" "The Po... See More  

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$74.00
643462

From Arizona 19 years before statehood...

Item #643462

October 03, 1893

ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, Oct. 3, 1893 



* Rare old West title

* Maricopa County




This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 19 years before it joined the Union. The ftpg. has: "Three Men Wounded" "A Desperate Shooting Affray in Oakland" "Two Innocent Men are Killed in the Melee" and "Dynamite in New Mexico" and pg. 2 has: "Witches In Mot... See More  

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$43.00
639435

Arizona in 1883 ... Gunfight at the OK Corral...

Item #639435
HARPER'S MONTHLY, New York, bound volume for December, 1882 thru May, 1883  A great volume with much reporting on some of the romance of the Old West. Certainly the best item is the first article in the March issue, "Across Arizona", which takes 16 pages & is quite detailed with eleven prints including a: "Map of Southern Arizona" "Nortons Landing, On The Colo... See More  
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$220.00
638729

Train robbers... The Mormon faith...

Item #638729

December 18, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 18, 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 3 has: "The Arizona Train Robbers Attacked & Defeated" with much detail, taking over one-third of the first column.

Page 4 has... See More  

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$36.00
637147

From Arizona 19 years before statehood...

Item #637147

October 11, 1893

ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, Oct. 11, 1893 



* Rare old West title

* Maricopa County




This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 19 years before it joined the Union. Varied news reports both local & national with a nice wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated.

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

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$43.00
633056

Nice Phoenix newspaper from the 1890's...

Item #633056

October 24, 1895

THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, Oct. 24, 1895 



* Rare old West title

* Maricopa County




Difficult to find 19th century newspapers from Phoenix but here is one. This was published 17 years before Arizona statehood.

Various news & ads of the day including "Lee Rine Buried" "Verdict Is That Rine Was Killed by Lee Burton" "The News From Tempe" and much more.... See More  

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$37.00
631769

Territorial Oklahoma...

Item #631769

January 09, 1903

THE RECORD, Moore, Oklahoma, Jan. 9, 1903 



* Pre-statehood



This is actually a "territorial" newspaper, as Oklahoma did not become a state until 1907, one of only 3 of the contiguous 48 to join the union in the 20th century (New Mexico & Arizona the other two).

A small folio-size newspaper of 8 pages with local & national news, and a page 2 column headed: "Territo... See More  

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$44.00
630198

Arizona Apache Wars...

Item #630198

June 13, 1883

THE EVENING NEWS, Detroit, June 13, 1883



* Arizona Apache Wars

* General George Crook




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 3 has an article headed: "Crook's Campaign" "The Gallant Indian Fighter Again On American Soil" and more. (see)

Complete in 4 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally good. Should be handl... See More  

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$16.00
625501

Nice Phoenix newspaper from the 1890's...

Item #625501

March 21, 1895

THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, March 21, 1895 



* Rare Old West title

* Maricopa County




Difficult to find 19th century newspapers from Phoenix but here is one. This was published 17 years before Arizona statehood.

Various news & ads of the day including a column of: "Local Briefs" with small news tidbits; "Rode With A Skull--Terrible Experience of an Arizona Cowboy Co... See More  

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$43.00
622762

A rare territorial title from Oklahoma...

Item #622762

April 06, 1900

NORMAN DEMOCRAT-TOPIC, Norman, Oklahoma, April 6, 1900 



* Rare territorial title



This is actually a "territorial" newspaper, as Oklahoma did not become a state until 1907, one of only 3 of the contiguous 48 to join the union in the 20th century (New Mexico & Arizona the other two).



Most of the front page is taken up with various news tidbits of both a local and national... See More  

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$54.00
622485

Rare Johnny Ringo mention in a Tombstone Epitaph...

Item #622485

January 21, 1882

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Cochise County, Arizona, January 21, 1882 



* Best old West title to be had

* Johnny Ringo mention




Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this to... See More  

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$2,750.00
611435

Comments on the "Wild West" in the President's address...

Item #611435

December 07, 1881

DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, Dec. 7, 1881 



* President Chester A. Arthur

* State of the Union Address




Pages 2 and 3 containing the complete printing of President Chester Arthur's annual state-of-the-union address, headed: "THE MESSAGE" with other heads: "A Satisfactory Document, Especially in Length" "A Death-Like Silence About Republican Factions&qu... See More  

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$48.00
600254

Modoc Indian War...

Item #600254

January 22, 1873

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1873 



* Modoc War - California Indians

* Lava Beds - Captain Jack fame




The front page has small one column headings: "Indian Affairs" "The Battle With the Modocs--A Petition from Arizona" See images for text here.

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

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$23.00
599694

The wreck of the ship "Atlantic"... Brigham Young & the railroads...

Item #599694

April 12, 1873

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 12, 1873 



* RMS Atlantic wreck

* Brigham Young




The front page has: "THE ATLANTIC" "Valuables Found on the Bodies of Victims, and Now in the Hands of Magistrates", as well as: "Utah" "Brigham Young Going to Arizona--A Cook Shot by a Desperado" beginning: "It is known that Brigham Young will resign the Presidency of ... See More  

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$26.00
598160

Indians... Mormons and Brigham Young... Kentucky KuKlux

Item #598160

April 18, 1873

THE NEW-YORK TIMES, New York, April 18, 1873

 

* General Canby

* Apache Indians




The front page has: "THE SAVAGES" and "Account of the Attack on Gen. Canby by an Eye-Witness - Fight With Apaches".

Also on the front page is "The Kentucky KuKlux" and "The Assassins Met by a Brave Old Man with Their Own Weapons - One of Them Killed and Three Wounded"... See More  

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$42.00
597783

Bisbee, Arizona massacre...

Item #597783

December 10, 1883

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 10, 1883



* Bisbee AZ Arizona

* Massacre - raid - murders

* Tombstone




The front page has a small one column heading near the bottom: "Raided By Mounted Men". This is 1st report coverage on the Bisbee, Arizona massacre. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, some margin wear and small tears, should be handled with care.... See More  

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$30.00
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