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691550

Closing items on the Mexican War... On annexing Texas to the Union...

Item #691550

January 26, 1848

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 26, 1848  



* Mexican War closing events

* re. Annexation of Texas




Page 2 includes: "Extract from Mr. Benton's Bill to Provide for the Annexation of Texas to the United States". This is followed by a letter datelined from the "Hermitage, Sept. 4, 1836" signed by Andrew Jackson concerning Sam Houston as the lea... See More  

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690628

Samuel Houston for President... Thoughts on Lincoln...

Item #690628

May 30, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, May 30, 1860  The front page begins with column heads: "The Presidential Campaign" "The Same Houston Demonstration at Union Square" "Ratification of the Tesan Nomination" General Sam Houston Put Forth as the People's Candidate" and more concerning Sam Houston's bid for the presidency.

Also on the ftpg: "General Houston Accepts ... See More  

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690607

Samuel Houston for President... Thoughts on Lincoln...

Item #690607

May 30, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, May 30, 1860  The front page begins with column heads: "The Presidential Campaign" "The Same Houston Demonstration at Union Square" "Ratification of the Texan Nomination" General Sam Houston Put Forth as the People's Candidate" and more concerning Sam Houston's bid for the presidency. More on this inside as well.

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686940

Zachary Taylor's Cabinet members...

Item #686940

March 08, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 8, 1849  Dated just three days after Taylor's inauguration, it is not surprising that related content would be found in this issue.

Page 3 has an editorial headed: "The Inauguration Balls" as well as a list of the: "Appointments By the President" to the various Cabinet posts.

Page 2 has the full text of the very l... See More  

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684487

From Confederate New Orleans...

Item #684487

March 16, 1861

NEW ORLEANS DAILY CRESCENT, Louisiana, March 16, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South

* Tensions brewing




Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city ... See More  

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680321

Sam Houston's 'call to arms' against Mexico...

Item #680321

April 02, 1842

NILES'S NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, April 2, 1842 



* Samuel Houston call to arms - Texas citizens

* Post Texas Revolution - Pre Mexican-American War




Inside has: "President Houston's Proclamation to the Citizens of Texas" which begins: "My Countrymen: Rumours have been brought from the southwestern frontier of invasion...The facts are sufficient to justify immed... See More  

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680074

War is inevitable in Texas...

Item #680074

October 31, 1835

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 31, 1835  Inside has over a full page headed: "Texas" telling of some early battles there with much interesting reading, including a cautionary note: "I do not think it would be prudent for you I& our family to come to Texas until the affairs of the country assume a more peaceful aspect..." and also: "...We look upon ind... See More  

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680066

Events in Texas...

Item #680066

May 07, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 7, 1836  The ftpg. & pg. 2 have an article headed: "The Mexican Borders"  and includes a letter beginning: "The war in Texas...had induced the president of the United States to require a considerable augmentation of regular force to be concentrated upon this section of the national frontier..." with much more.

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671438

Beginning a "war of extermination" in Texas...

Item #671438

November 07, 1835

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 7, 1835 



* Texas War for Independence begins

* Battle of Gonzales TX




Inside has 2 1/2 pages of news under the heading: "Texas" concerning events from the beginning of their war for independence. The reports seem to reference the Battle of Gonzales (first battle of the Texas war for independence) but there is no direct mention of it.... See More  

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671435

General Samuel Houston... Trail of Tears...

Item #671435

May 16, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 16, 1829 



* Trail of Tears 

* Samuel Houston 

* North Carolina gold




Page 3 has an article with a small head: "Gen. Houston" which has some speculation on why this former governor of Tennessee is leaving, ending with: "...They relate to domestic misfortunes. He has not only resigned the governor's chair of Tennesse... See More  

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671418

New weapon is created... A stowaway slave case...

Item #671418

October 15, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 15, 1836  Content includes: "Another Slave Case" concerning a runaway slave; "War In Florida" with the Indians; "The Hindoo Exhibition" and more.

The back page has: "New Weapon" with the report stating: "We have been...shown one of the most awfully destructive weapons, made by gen. Houston's orders, ... See More  

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657929

New weapon is created... A stowaway slave case...

Item #657929

October 15, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 15, 1836  Content includes: "Another Slave Case" concerning a runaway slave; "War In Florida" with the Indians; "The Hindoo Exhibition" and more.

The back page has: "New Weapon" with the report stating: "We have been...shown one of the most awfully destructive weapons, made by gen. Houston's orders, ... See More  

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657824

Much reporting on the Mexican War...

Item #657824

August 28, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 28, 1847  Page 2 has over a full column headed: "The Annexation - A Letter From Gen. Sam. Houston" signed by him in type: Sam. Houston.

Page 3 has nearly 2 columns of reports from the Mexican War headed: "Seven Days Later From Gen. Scott" which includes a lengthy letter datelines: "Camp at Bridge, 24 miles from Ver... See More  

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649021

Much on the Sam Houston flogging incident...

Item #649021

April 28, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 28, 1832  Within this issue is an article headed: "Case Of Samuel Houston" which is concerning his trial for flogging William Stanberry. This report is quite lengthy, taking almost 6 pages, with a portion including: "...At the moment of stepping on the side walk Mr. Houston stood before me. I think he called me by my name, and i... See More  

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646662

Continuing troubles in Texas...

Item #646662

July 23, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 23, 1836  Most of an inside page is taken up with reports headed: "Texas" which includes several letters, one beginning: "I am sorry to inform you of our situation. We are detained here for nothing but to keep you ignorant of the enemy's intention; they will soon be down on you in great numbers...".

Included also is a letter... See More  

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594790

1938 Howard Hughes Around World success....

Item #594790

July 14, 1938

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, July 14, 1938. 



* Aviator Howard Hughes 

* Flight around World success (Early 1st report) 



This 20 page newspaper has a great banner headline on the front page:



"HUGHES GIRDLES WORLD UNDER 4 DAYS"



with subheads and related photo (see photos). Early, same day, 1st report coverage on the historic flight around the World b... See More  

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177599

United States Soldiers as Police....

Item #177599

March 25, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 25, 1911



The front page of this issue is a photo of "The New Secretary of the Interior."



This issue has an article of "The Pistol at England's Head" by Sydney Brooks. There are two photo spreads of "With Our Troops in Texas" and "United States Soldiers on Police Duty." The double page illustration is of "He... See More  

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177553

Paris Flooded....

Item #177553

February 12, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 12, 1910



The front page of this issue has a photo of "The River that Spilled Over."



There are photos of "Paris and its Suburbs Under Water"; "A Star From Arcady" and there is a double page illustration of "Their First Car" by James Montgomery Flagg. There is also an illustration of "Robbing the Sea of Its To... See More  

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223024

Sam Houston withdraws as a candidate for President...

Item #223024

September 03, 1860

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 3, 1860 



* Letter signed by Sam Houston withdrawing from the Presidential race


Page 2 contains an article headed:



* "Letter from Sam Houston Withdrawing from the Canvass" datelined Austin, Aug. 18. The letter begins: "To my friends in the United States. I withdraw my name from the list of candidates for the Presidency..." with the full text shown
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206671

"Great Expectations" Collection IV

Item #206671

March 30, 1861

Harper's Weekly, March 30, 1861 through May 4, 1861. This is a six-issue set (part 4) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.



This set would look great displayed in one of our 17 inch by 14 inch display cases which can be viewed at www.rar... See More  

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$332.00
177114

Louisiana Purchase Exposition...

William McKinley...

Item #177114

September 14, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 14, 1901 Front page illustration William McKinley; The Shooting of the President; How New York Received the News; St. Louis - "Most American of American Cities"; The Louisiana Exposition with photos of personnel; The Automobile Races at Newport; fullpage color ad Ralston Purina Cereals; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.

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173810

Temperance crusade... Mormon family...

Item #173810

March 21, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 21, 1874 Great fullpg. Frenzeny & Tavernier illus: 'An Oasis Along the Track'. Halfpg: 'The Temperance Crusade in New York' fullpg: 'Sketches in Rag Pickers' Row' halfpg: 'Sport on the Plains' shows men shooting buffalo, & 'A Mormon Family Driving to Conference Meeting'

Complete in sixteen pages.

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172356

Hon. Stephen Douglas...

Item #172356

April 21, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 21, 1860  Very nice full ftpg: "Hon. Stephen A. Douglas". Great fullpg: "View of Charleston, S.C." being a nice bird's-eye-view. Dblpgctrfld. shows: "Prominent Candidates for the Democratic Nomination at Charleston, S.C." includes Jefferson Davis, Sam Houston, F. Pierce, & S. Douglas.

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172286

Saratoga in 1777-The Cellar of the Riedesel House...

Item #172286

August 20, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 20, 1859 The front page has the continuation of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. Inside are 16 small illustrations pertaining to "More About the Gold Discoveries of the Isthmus." (Indians, Mexico). Two full page illustrations entitled "Saratoga in 1777-The Cellar of the Riedesel House" and "Saratoga in 1859 - A Ball... See More  

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176472

The Dreyfus Affair...

Item #176472

September 09, 1899

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 9, 1899



The front page of this issue has a full page photo: "For the Dewey Arch" which says underneath: "John Q. A. Ward, President of the National Sculpture Society, at work in his studio on the models of his contribution to the decorations." There is a fullpg. with 8 photos of: 'In the Track of the Puerto Rico Cyclone--A City in... See More  

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176032

Cleaning New York's streets...

Item #176032

June 22, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1895  Full front page illus. of "The Dead Horse Party." Inside is a 2/3 pg. portrait of "Hon. Richard Olney, Secretary of State." 1/2 pg. illus. of "'Valkyrie III' on the ways in Glasgow, Scotland." Full pg. of illus. of "The Chickamauga and Chattanooga Military Park."

Doublepage centerfold  containi... See More  

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175290

Pueblo, Colorado... Austin, Texas...

Item #175290

May 12, 1888

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 12, 1888  Front page print: "Hon. Chauncey Mitchell Depew". Inside has a great fullpg. illus. of: 'Pueblo, Colorado' with 6 scenes, including a nice town view. Doublepage centerfold: 'The Cavalry School at West Point'. Halfpg. Charles Russell print: 'Caught in the Act' shows Indians. 'The New State Capitol, Austin, Texas... See More  

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172454

Vassar Female College...

Item #172454

March 30, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 30, 1861  The full front page is a print titled: "April Fool's Day In New York, Opposite the Astor House". Inside has a page with prints of New Orleans: "View In French Quarter" & "The Crescent City" from the docks; and "The Levee" and 2 scenes of: "Lafayette Square". Also inside are a two-thirds pr... See More  

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