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690490

1878 Pittsfield, Massachusetts... Berkshire County...

Item #690490

October 30, 1878

THE PITTSFIELD SUN, Massachusetts, Oct. 30, 1878



* Berkshire County 

* American Indians war era
 



This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.

Complete with all 8 pages, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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$30.00
690123

1900 Indian magic...

Item #690123

June 08, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 8, 1900



* Indian magic - India - fake ?



The top of page 7 has a two column heading: "CURIOUS INDIAN MAGIC QUEER FEATS OF FAKIRS" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 8 pages, 19 x 14 ... See More  

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$34.00
689764

Thomas Nast print re: Communism... Stanley in Central Africa...

Item #689764

March 16, 1878

(typically $36 - limit of 1 per buyer at the $12 price) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 16, 1878  Full front page Nast illus. of "Always Killing the Goose that Lays the Golden Egg."

Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Mr. H. M. Stanley's Anglo-American Expedition for the Exploration of Central Africa - Reception by Mtesa's Body Guard, Prime Minister, and Chiefs." ... See More  

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$12.00
689531

Bannock War of 1895...

Item #689531

July 26, 1895

HELENA EVENING HERALD, Montana, July 26, 1895



* Jackson Hole, Wyoming - valley

* Bannock War - Indians - Native Americans




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "JACKSON'S HOLE" with subheads. (see) Uncommon publication from the old West.

Complete with 8 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.... See More  

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$40.00
688582

Washington Harrison Donaldson ballooning...

Item #688582

September 03, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 3, 1874



* Washington Harrison Donaldson

* Ballooning in New Jersey

* Indians - Native Americans




The front page has a one column heading: "Donaldson's Latest Aerial Voyage" Also another one column heading: "The Frontier Troubles" with subhead. (see) Brief text on both reports.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few tiny margin t... See More  

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$23.00
688345

1872 Portland, New York Christmas Eve train wreck disaster....

Item #688345

December 25, 1872

THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, December 25, 1872



* Christmas Eve train wreck

* Cross Cut Railroad disaster - Portland, New York




The front page has a one column headings: "The Most Terrible Slaughter of the Year" "Horrible Railroad Casualties" "Two Trains Thrown Over Steep Embankments" and more. 1st report coverage on the Cross-Cut Railroad train disaster... See More  

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687906

1870 Van Buren, Arkansas hanging...

Item #687906

July 06, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 6, 1870



* Choctaw Indian execution by hanging

* Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas




The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "THE GALLOWS" with subheads. (see) Text takes up about 1 1/2 columns.

Complete with 12 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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687335

Post 1873 Colfax, Louisiana massacre.....

Item #687335

May 07, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Indiana, May 7, 1873



* Post Colfax massacre - riot

* St. Martinville Parish, Louisiana

* Unrest continues in the State




The top of page 9 has one column headings that include: "LOUISIANA" "Progress Of The Civil War" "Picket Firing at St. Martinsville" and more.

Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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687170

The Indians out west... General Crook to General Sherman...

Item #687170

July 18, 1876

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, July 18, 1876  



* Post Battle of the Little Bighorn

* Great Sioux War of 1876




The front page has a letter signed by General: Geo. F. Crook to General Sherman concerning the situation with the Indians with mention of the camp on the Little Horn. 

Page 2 has: "The Black Hills Prospects--Troops & Supplies for Terry"... See More  

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687119

1878 Birch Creek battle... Indians...

Item #687119

July 11, 1878

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 11 , 1878



* Battle of Birch Creek

* Near Pendleton, Oregon

* Bannock War - Indians




The top of page 5 has one column headings: "HOWARD STRIKES INDIANS" "A Gallant Fight On Butler Creek" and more. (see)

Complete with 8 pages, generally nice.

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$44.00
686273

Gunfight at the OK Corral, and much more...

Item #686273
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, March, 1883  A great issue with much reporting on some of the romance of the Old West. The first article in the issue, "Across Arizona", takes 16 pages and is quite detailed, containing eleven prints, including "Norton's Landing on the Colorado River" a: "Map of Southern Arizona" "Pasqual, the Yuma Chief"... See More  

Item from Catalog 322 (released for September, 2022)...

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$155.00
683967

1900 Jeffersonville, Indiana race war...

Item #683967

December 26, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 26, 1900



* Jeffersonville (Cementville), Indiana

* Race war - riots - Negroes




The front page has a one column heading: "Rioting In Indiana" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 8 pag... See More  

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$42.00
683304

Bridge over Harlem River... Heaviest locomotive...

Item #683304

July 17, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, July 17, 1897  Page 8 has: "HEAVIEST LOCOMOTIVE IN THE WORLD - TANK LOCOMOTIVE, INDIAN STATE RAILWAYS".

The front page has: "THE QUEEN'S JUBILEE - ILLUMINATION OF WINDSOR CASTLE ON JUNE 18".

The remainder of the issue has: "INGLIS TRIPLE-EXPANSION PADDLE ENGINES", "SPECIAL DELIVERY CAR TRANSFER STEAMER", &... See More  

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683232

Oroya Railroad Peru... The highest in the world!

Item #683232

July 12, 1902

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 12, 1902  The front page has 6 vignettes captioned: "THE FAMOUS OROYA RAILROAD OF PERU, WHICH CLIMBS HIGHER THAN ANY OTHER ON THE GLOBE". Additional related photos and considerable text are also found on inside pages.

Note: As mentioned in the caption above, at the time it was built, the railroad climbed higher than any other in the world. Eventu... See More  

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$35.00
682917

1903 Battle of Lightning Creek... Wyoming...

Item #682917

November 03, 1903

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 3, 1903



* The Battle of Lightning Creek

* Last Indian battle o Wyoming

* Sioux - Native Americans




The front page has a one column heading: "ARMED COWBOYS PURSUE INDIANS" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era... See More  

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$39.00
682791

Fugitive Indians...

Item #682791

January 16, 1879

HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana (Territory), January 16, 1879 



*  The Fort Robinson massacre

*  Molly Maguire Execution




Several articles on Cheyenne Indians in Fort Robinson incident including: "CHEYENNE HOSTILES" with subhead, "Results of the Chase After the Fugitive Band" and "A Bold Break to Escape Captivity. Several Soldiers and Thirty of the Indians... See More  

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$150.00
682785

"Indians Can go Where They Please"... Sitting Bull...

Item #682785

May 22, 1879

HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana (Territory), May 22, 1879 



* Judge Dundy ruling states Indians can go anywhere



Page 5 lists a telegram stating: "Indians Can go Where They Please", after the Judge Dundy ruling in the Standing Bear v. Crook case.  This ruling was: "regarded by the government as a heavy blow to the present Indian system; that if sustained it will prov... See More  

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$225.00
682778

Lynch mob murders an inmate...

Item #682778

March 18, 1880

THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, March 18, 1880  The top of the front page has column heads: "Masked Murderers" "the Jail at Winchester, Illinois, Seized by a Mob" "One of the Prisoners Confined There is Riddled With Bullets" with much detail on the lynching.

Page 2 has: "Indian Affairs - Our On the White River Massacre".

Ten pages, irregular at th... See More  

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$38.00
682456

The battle of Fort Apache...

Item #682456

September 05, 1881

THE PHILADELPHIA PRESS, Sept. 5, 1881  



* Battle of Fort Apache

* Indian massacre ?

* Eugene Asa Carr




The front page has most of a column taken up with what is known as the Battle of Fort Apache, which occurred in eastern Arizona Territory on September 1.

The top of a column is headed: "THE APACHE MASSACRE" "Confirmations of the Disaster To General Carr's Command&q... See More  

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$56.00
682454

'Notorious desperadoes lynched in Texas...

Item #682454

August 24, 1881

THE PHILADELPHIA PRESS, Aug. 24, 1881  



* Orange TX Texas

* Lawlessness - lynchings




Top of the front page has column heads: "EIGHT MEN LYNCHED" "Notorious Desperadoes Summarily Disposed Of In Texas" "An Exasperated Community Compelled to Take the Law in Their Own Hands--A Story of Crime and Punishment".

An uncommonly lengthy & very detailed account of... See More  

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$37.00
682315

1889 Brookville, Indiana...

Item #682315

July 11, 1889

FRANKLIN DEMOCRAT, Indiana, July 11, 1889



* Rare title - Franklin County, Indiana



This 4 page newspaper has news of the day and period advertisements.

Complete, a little spine wear, light creasing, generally nice.

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681932

Chief Sitting Bull on the warpath ?...

Item #681932

March 23, 1878

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, March 23, 1878



* Chief Sitting Bull on the warpath ?



The bottom of the front page has a small one column heading: "The Indian Situation" with subhead. See image for brief text.

Four pages, a little archival mending at the margins, minor wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.... See More  

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$28.00
681925

Chief Spotted Tail in 1875...

Item #681925

September 18, 1875

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 18, 1875



* Chief Spotted Tail - Agency

* Brulé Lakota Sioux Indians




Page 5 has an article headed: "WOGALAKA TONKA" "Spotted Tails Tepee" and more.

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

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$32.00
681477

Lawwrenceburg, Kentucky fire disaster...

Item #681477

March 18, 1873

THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, March 18, 1873 



* Lawrenceburg KY Kentucky

* Town fire disaster




The front page has an article headed: "Lawrenceburg" "A Kentucky Town Burned", the photos showing the report.



Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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$29.00
681259

Great prints from the West...

Item #681259

May 03, 1883

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, May 5, 1883  Prints include a nice view captioned: "Washington Territory - View of

Tacoma, the terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad on Puget Sound" which shows Mt. Ranier in the background. A related article as well.

The doublepage centerfold shows: "A Thrilling Scene in the Tombs - A Mother Discovers Her Son in a Detachment of Criminals A... See More  

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$74.00
680877

Actress Lily Langtry weds in 1899...

Item #680877

July 19, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 19, 1899



* Cowboys vs. Indians

* Chief Swift Bear

* Badlands fight


 


The front page is a one column heading: "DESPERATE REDSKINS" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 8 pages,... See More  

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$38.00
680705

Bank robbery, then robbers caught... Broadside...

Item #680705

September 04, 1878

THE ADVANCE, Red Wing, Minnesota, Sept. 4, 1878  Page 2 has: "Treaty With Indians" which begins: "Generals Howard, Wheaton, Sawhille...met Indian chiefs at Umatilla, Oregon & had a general pow-wow...". Also: "A Missouri Daytime Bank Robbery" which has much on a robbery in Concordia, Minnesota including: "...three men entered the bank...jumped over the co... See More  

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$57.00
680449

Dull Knife & Cheyennes surrender....

Item #680449

April 23, 1877

NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 1877 



* Chief Dull Knife surrender

* Nothern Cheyennes Indians

* Camp Robinson - Nebraska




The front page has a report headed: "Surrender of Eighty Lodges of Cheyennes" "The Indians" "Eighty Lodges of Cheyennes Surrendered to General Crook. See photos for details.

Eight pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$28.00
680435

Peace with the Apache Indians in Arizona...

Item #680435

October 14, 1871

DAILY ALTA CALIFORNIA, San Francisco, Oct. 14, 1871 



* Great Chicago Fire disaster

* Apaches Indians & peace ?




The front page has some content concerning the Great Chicago Fire, including: "Appeal From Chicago" "Prospects Brightening" and more. Also: "Arizona" "The Peace with the Apaches--All Received on Reservations--Their Friendly Reception of V... See More  

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$31.00
680360

1898 Battle of Sugar Point... Minnesota...

Item #680360

October 05, 1898

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 5, 1898



* Battle of Sugar Point - Leech Lake - Minnesota

* Pillager Band of Chippewa Indians - Bugonaygeshig




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "AN INDIAN BATTLE" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile fro... See More  

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$52.00
679720

Georgetown, Colorado... Tacoma, Washington Territory...

Item #679720

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  

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$59.00
679663

1875 Indianola, Texas hurricane disaster....

Item #679663

September 24, 1875

THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 24, 1875



* Indianola, Texas hurricane disaster

* Ghost town - Matagorda Bay




The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "THE TEXAS STORM" "Horrible Scene At Indianola" and more. (see)

Complete with all 12 pages, very nice condition.

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$28.00
679459

1903 Evansville, Indiana race riot...

Item #679459

July 07, 1903

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 7, 1903



* Evansville race riot - Indiana

* African Americans - Negroes




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "MORE RIOTING AT EVANSVILLE" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete ... See More  

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$39.00
679251

The Oklahoma land boom...

Item #679251

April 04, 1885

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 4, 1885  The front page haws 4 prints with the caption: "Kansas - The Proposed Invasion of Oklahoma - Scenes at the Boomers' Camp at Arkansas City" plus there is a related article on an inside page. Inside also have a one-third pg. print: "Indian Territory - The Proposed Invasion of Oklahoma - General Hatch's U.S. Cavalry ... See More  

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$73.00
679235

1903 Indianapolis body snatchers business...

Item #679235

February 09, 1903

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 9, 1903



* Rufus Cantrell "King of the Ghouls" case

* Indianapolis grave robbers - body snatching




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "WAS NOT HIRED TO ROB GRAVES" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fra... See More  

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$44.00
679098

Chief Joseph & the New Perce Indians surrender...

Item #679098

October 12, 1877

THE SILVER STATE, Winnemucca, Nevada, Oct. 12, 1877  Page 2 has a report on the end of the Nez Perce Indian War: "Surrender Of the New Perces!" "The Hostiles, Hostile to the Last".

The report begins: "The capture of rthe entire band of New Perces occurred on afternoon of Oct. 5. The savages gave up their guns and ammunition, accepted an unconditional surrender, and t... See More  

Item from Catalog 323 (released for October, 2022)...

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$63.00
678986

Oliver Twist and Fagin the Jew...

Item #678986

March 02, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, March 2, 1872  Two front 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Rev. Theodore L. Cuyler" and "Miss Sarah F. Smiley, the Quakeress Preacher."

Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of: "The British Exlipse Expedition in India-Incident at Bakul"; one-third pg. illus. of: "Entrance to the Ancient Jewish Catacombs at Rome"; small portrait of "Pa-Ha-Uzah-T... See More  

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$38.00
678651

The Modoc Indian War...

Item #678651

April 23, 1873

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 1873 



* Modoc Indian War

* Lava Beds - Captain Jack

* Second Battle of the Stronghold



The top of the front page has a one column heading: "THE HOSTILE INDIANS" with smaller subheads. Text takes up about 1 1/2 columns.

Other news of the day throughout. Twelve pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$40.00
678637

1869 Oakland, California...

Item #678637

November 13, 1871

OAKLAND DAILY TRANSCRIPT, California, November 14, 1871



* Rare Old West publication



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 often seen on a regular basis.... See More  

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$32.00
678378

1901 Apache Kid execution ?....

Item #678378

May 01, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 1, 1901



* Apache Kid executed in 1901 ?

* Notorious renegade Indian




The bottom of the front page has a one column heading: "The Apache Kid Executed In Mexico" (see) Was this the infamous Apache Kid ? His whereabouts and ultimate fate was never known according to history. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pul... See More  

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$44.00
678360

1901 Curse of Kaskaskia, Illinois...

Item #678360

April 22, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 22, 1901



* The Curse of Kaskaskia

* Randolph County, Illinois

* Jean Bernard - Indians




The top of page 7 has a one column heading: "He Cursed The Town" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Comp... See More  

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$44.00
677527

The Wall Street panic of 1873...

Item #677527

October 02, 1873

EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, Oct. 2, 1873



* Panic of 1873 - financial crisis

* Wall Street - stock market




The front page has a one column headings: "Brighter Prospects" "The Coming End Of The Crisis" and more. (see) The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "The Wall Street Boys" and more. Lengthy text.

Complete with 8 pages, a little irregular along t... See More  

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$33.00
677219

A "Boomer" newspaper with a fascinating history...

Item #677219

May 27, 1886

OKLAHOMA WAR-CHIEF, Caldwell, Kansas, May 27, 1886



* Very rare Oklahoma Boomers publication



 An interesting newspaper with a fascinating history.

This newspaper was first published by the Oklahoma Boomer Movement to agitate for the opening of the unassigned lands in the Indian Territory to homesteading.

The paper was first published at Wichita, Kansas, in 1883, and after several moves... See More  

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$225.00
677155

Truckee, California, near Lake Tahoe...

Item #677155

December 02, 1874

TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, California, Dec. 2, 1874  



* Wild Old West 

* Uncommon publication




From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846.

Page 2 has a report concerning Navajo Indians reporting 3 of their tribe were killed by Mormons.

Four pag... See More  

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$55.00
676993

Rare newspaper printed on board a transcontinental train...

Item #676993

July 04, 1870

TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Boston, June 20, 1870  This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound.  Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & ... See More  

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$388.00
676174

The Modoc Indian War of 1873...

Item #676174

May 24, 1873

DAILY MORNING CALL, San Francisco, California, May 24, 1873 



* Dixon Bridge Disaster - Illinois

* Modoc War - Lava Beds

* Captain Jack fame




The top of the ftpg. has: "THE MODOC WAR" "Further Details of Hasbrouck's Successful Scout" "Captain Jack and His Party Leave Clandestinely" and more. (see)

Four pages, never bound, large folio size, good conditi... See More  

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$38.00
676069

1871 Henryville, Indiana... Park family murders...

Item #676069

November 16, 1871

THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 16, 1871



* Henryville, Clark County, Indiana

* Slaughter of the Park family - murders




The top of page 8 has one column headings: "FRIGHTFUL MURDER IN INDIANA" "A Whole Family Butchered" and more. (see) Text takes up over a full column.

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, some margin wear with some tiny tears, generally good.... See More  

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$36.00
675810

1903 McAlester, Oklahoma Woman hanging...

Item #675810

July 17, 1903

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 17, 1903



* McAlester, Oklahoma - Indian Territory

* Murderer Dora Wright - Woman hanging




The bottom of the front page has a one column heading: "WHITE MAN HANGED BY KENTUCKY MOB" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this... See More  

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$38.00
675640

Trouble with the Indians in Idaho...

Item #675640

June 08, 1878

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, June 8, 1878  The front page has: "The Indian Outbreak" "Latest News from Idaho--Col. Bernard in the Field in Pursuit of Hostile Indians".

The report notes in part: "...Five men scouting up the Braneau Valley found...settlers gathered at Robinson's ranch...valley had been raided by Indians...Colonel Bernard with sixty cavalry are ... See More  

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$39.00
675639

Indian troubles in Oregon and Idaho...

Item #675639

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.

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$39.00
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