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701970

So you want dramatic, graphic appeal? Death of John Wilkes Booth...

Item #701970

April 28, 1865

CLEVELAND MORNING LEADER, Ohio, April 28, 1865  While most newspapers with historic reports have little if any front page graphic appeal, this issue is different. The front page has a very nice stack of column heads on the death of John Wilkes Booth, but the stunning content is found on pages 2 and 3.

The top of the front page has column heads including: "J. W. BOOTH ! " "SHOT... See More  

Item from Catalog 343 (released for June, 2024)

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697226

Jeff Davis' address, and much more...

Item #697226

January 23, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, January 23, 1863  This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era.

The front page includes some items relating to the Civil War in... See More  

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696871

Slaves fleeing into Union camps...

Item #696871

January 31, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 31, 1863  The full front page is a print: "Army Beef" showing soldiers shooting cattle, with 2 smaller vignettes.

Inside has a full page: "Contrabands Coming Into Camp in Consequence of the Proclamation", referring to the recent Emancipation Proclamation. It shows many African-Americans and presumed slaves. Also a full page with 2 print... See More  

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696447

Emancipation illustration... A letter on Frederick Douglass...

Item #696447

January 12, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 12, 1867  The front page is taken up with a print: "Isaac Watts and His Mother at the Prison-Gate" which has an accompanying article.

The feature of the issue is a letter to the editor headed: "Frederick Douglass" which provides some detail of a man who encountered him as a passenger on a railroad train. One portion notes: "...I be... See More  

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693154

Confederate reports from Charleston...

Item #693154

February 27, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Feb. 27, 1863 



* From the origin of the Civil War



This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States Of America" in the masthead.

Among the small heads on the front page are: "Yankee Iron-Clad Gunboat Indianola Captured--The Capture Made with Confederate Steamers Queen of the West & Webb--Her Officers &a... See More  

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691090

Last state-of-the-union address of the Civil War...

Item #691090

December 07, 1864

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Dec. 7, 1864 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* State of the Union Address (last)




Beginning on the front page and taking most of page 2 is: "The President's Message", being what would be Lincoln's final state-of-the-uinion address to the nation. It is signed in type by him at its conclusion: Abraham Lincoln.

The top of the first column has: "T... See More  

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690433

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

Item #690433

November 10, 1863

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 10, 1863 



* Actor John Wilkes Booth

* Ford's Theatre performance

* Rare appearance w/ advertisement

* President Abraham Lincoln assassin




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 a great article headed: "Ford&... See More  

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690313

Lincoln repeals Hunter's controversial order emancipating slaves...

Item #690313

May 20, 1862

NEW YORK WORLD, May 20, 1862 



* General David Hunter order

* Emancipation of slaves

* Abraham Lincoln rebuffs




The front page begins with column heads: "PRESIDENT'S PROCLAMATION" "Gen. Hunter's Proclamation Void" "The Power of Declaring Slaves Free Belongs to the President" "An Appeal To The Border States" "Gradual Abolition of Slave... See More  

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689603

The Emancipation Proclamation... Lincoln suspends the Writ of Habeas Corpus...

Item #689603

September 27, 1862

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, September 27, 1862 



* Emancipation Proclamation

* President Abraham Lincoln




Page 2 contains the full texts of the Emancipation Proclamation, perhaps the most significant Presidential pronouncement of the entire Civil War wherein Lincoln declared all slaves free.

Headed: "A Proclamation By the President of the United States" the document begins at the... See More  

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689176

Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians... Lincoln's famous rally-letter endorsed...

Item #689176

September 04, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 4, 1863 



* Kit Carson

* Abraham Lincoln




Although much of the front page is taken up with reports from the Civil War, perhaps the most interesting item is the brief page 5 item headed: "Victory of Kit Carson Over the Indians", reading in part: "...had a fight with the Navajoe Indians beyond Fort Canby. The Indians were defeated with the loss of 13 ki... See More  

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687506

On slaves defecting north, after the Emancipation Proclamation...

Item #687506

November 18, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 18, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Rebel Evacuation of Snicker's Gap" "Cavalry Expedition to the Shenandoah" "The Blockade of Charleston Harbor" and more.

One report: "The Proclamation--The Contrabands--White Slaves in the South" which refers to Lincoln's recent Emancipation Proclamation. S... See More  

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682496

Lincoln's last public speech and last proclamation...

Item #682496

April 12, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 12, 1865   



* Civil War is over speech

* Abraham Lincoln's last public speech

* Presidential proclamation 128

* Just 2 days before his assassination




This issue was printed just 2 days prior to Lincoln's assassination, with the front page containing what is noted as Lincoln's last speech.

The front page heads include: "OUR VICTORIES" ... See More  

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673723

Reports on Jeff Davis' annual message...

Item #673723

January 16, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 16, 1863  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are several with comments on: "Jeff. Davis's Annual Message" "He Will Accept Peace Only With Independence" "Statement of His Retaliation Orders" "He Insists Upon Killing Butler" "His Opinion of the Emancipation Proclamation" He Threatens the Extermination of t... See More  

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656759

Iceland... The Emancipation Proclamation...

Item #656759
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, February, 1863  Towards the back of the issue under the "Monthly Record of Current Events" is content pertaining to the newly enacted Emancipation Proclamation.

Other items within the issue are "A Californian in Iceland" which includes several illustrations; "The Gun-Boat Essex" and many more articles and illustration... 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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599761

Emancipation of slaves anniversary...

Item #599761

April 17, 1872

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1872



* Emancipation of slaves

* District of Columbia

* Slavery anniversary




The front page has one column headings: "Emancipation Proclamation" "Celebration of the Abolition of Slavery in the District of Columbia"

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

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177521

Frank Marshall White... W. J. Biggs... Kemble...

Item #177521

May 08, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has a photo of "The New "Sick Man of Europe"--Mahomet V."



This issue has a photos and an article on "Fostering Foreign Criminals" by Frank Marshall White and "The New Order in Turkey." There is a photo spread of "The Opening of the ... See More  

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177130

Emancipation Remembered...

Item #177130

January 04, 1902

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 4, 1902 Frontpage photo "A Memory of Emancipation Day"; Ice Hocky and Its Players; a colored print "Jan Kubelik - The Bohemian Violinist Now Touring The United States"; a page of photos of Marconi's Latest Experiments in Wireless Telegraphy; a page of photos Winners at the First annual Sow of the Ladies' Kennel Association of Ame... See More  

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172646

Slaves fleeing into Union camps...

Item #172646

January 31, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 31, 1863  The full front page is a print: "Army Beef" showing soldiers shooting cattle, with 2 smaller vignettes.

Inside has a full page: "Contrabands Coming Into Camp in Consequence of the Proclamation", referring to the recent Emancipation Proclamation. It shows many African-Americans and presumed slaves. Also a full page with 2 print... See More  

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174882

In the Montana Rockies...

Item #174882

June 14, 1884

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 14, 1884  Full ftpg. shows: 'The Republican Convention at Chicago--A Serenade' & inside a fullpg: 'The Republican National Convention at Chicago--View on Michigan Ave.' A Doublepage centerfold : 'Republican Convention at Chicago--Announcement of the Final Ballot' is an great scene. Very nice fullpg: 'Rocky Cañon, Near ... See More  

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172690

Harriet Tubman's historic Combahee River Raid frees 750 slaves...

Item #172690

July 04, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 4, 1863  Half of the front page is taken up with a somber print: "Execution, by Hanging, of Two Rebel Spies, Williams and Peters, In the Army of the Cumberland" with text as well.

The best print in this issue is the half page: "Raid of Second South Carolina Volunteers (Col. Montgomery) Among the Rice Plantations on the Combahee, S.C."&n... See More  

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172666

Navigating the bayous in Dixie... Marriage of the Prince of Wales...

Item #172666

April 11, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 11, 1863  The full front page has 4 prints captioned: "Bayou Navigation in Dixie." Inside includes a full page of: "The Prince & Princess of Wales"; a three-quarter page: "Queen Victoria & the Princess Beatrice"; a doublepage centerfold: "Marriage of the Prince of Wales at St. George's Chapel, Windsor."; ... See More  

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172642

This historic Emancipation Proclamation... Winslow Homer print...

Item #172642

January 17, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 17, 1863  Certainly the most historic content would be the page 2 complete printing of: "By the President of the United States of America - A Proclamation" which is the full text of the Emancipation Proclamation, signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln.

Half of the front page: "The Teamsters' Duel" showing two Black men ... See More  

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172612

Emancipation Proclamation & battle of Antietam...

Item #172612

October 04, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 4, 1862  Page 3 contains the complete and historically significant printing of the Emancipation Proclamation signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln, & headed: "The Abolition of Slavery--A Proclamation". There is also a nice page 2 editorial concerning the Emancipation Proclamation headed: "Slavery Practically Abolished" ... See More  

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173058

Emancipation illustration...

Item #173058

January 12, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 12, 1867  The front page is taken up with a print: "Isaac Watts and His Mother at the Prison-Gate" which has an accompanying article. 

The feature of the issue is a letter to the editor headed: "Frederick Douglass" which provides some detail of a man who encountered him as a passenger on a railroad train. One portion notes: &q... See More  

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172620

Battle of Corinth... Battle of Perryville...

Item #172620

November 01, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 1, 1862  The full front page shows: "The Town of Perryville, Kentucky, Scene of the Recent Battle" and "The Pirate 'Alabama'". Other prints inside include: "The Rebel Foray in Pennsylvania--General View of Chambersburg" and two other quarter page scenes at Chambersburg. Halfpg: "Camp Dick Robinson, Kentucky...&... See More  

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172652

Marriage of Tom Thumb... Slaves escaping to the North...

Item #172652

February 21, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 21, 1863  The entire front page is a great (and rather famous) illustration of: "Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. Stratton (General Tom Thumb And Wife)." taken from a Brady photograph. Page 2 has an article on them.

Other prints within include a full page: "The Effects of the Proclamation--Freed Negroes Coming Into Our Lines At New Bern, North Ca... See More  

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