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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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Houston's victory at San Jacinto... 'Remember the Alamo'...

Item #678556

June 16, 1836

BOSTON COURIER, June 16, 1836  The front page has over an entire column headed: "General Houston's Official" dated April 25 from "Head Quarters of the Army, San Jacinto" being his official report on the Battle of San Jacinto sent to D. G. Burnett, President of the Republic of Texas, and signed in type by the Army's commander-in-chief: Saml. Houston.
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From Sam Houston, the day before his victory at San Jacinto...

Item #677265

May 20, 1836

THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., May 20, 1836  

* Sam Houston - Texas Revolution

Page 3 has a report headed: "Texas" which includes a letter signed in type by: Sam. Houston dated at San Jacinto, April 20, the day before his famous victory over Santa Anna there.

He mentions in part: "...the army reached this point & was attacked...by the army of Santa Anna...he withdrew h... See More  

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Sam Houston & Jim Bowie...

Item #671439

March 19, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER Baltimore, March 19, 1836 

* Jim Bowie & Samuel Houston

* Tampico expedition

The front page has a brief item noting: "The people of Texas are divided among themselves, and, it is said, that gen. Samuel Houston and col. James Bowie have been displaced from their commands in the army." Nice to have mention of both Houston & Bowie on the front ... See More  

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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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Victory at San Jacinto... The Goliad massacre...

Item #667211

May 28, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 28, 1836 

* Battle of San Jacinto victory

* Texas Revolutuion

* War of Independence

* The Goliad massacre

Pages 2 & 3 have a lengthy item on "Texas Bounty Lands". On another page is: "From Texas" which begins: "The account of an important victory achieved by gen. Houston over the Mexicans is confirmed...but we ar... See More  

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Events in Texas...

Item #667208

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

Item #649891

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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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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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...".

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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:


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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No Harmony at New Harmony...

Item #558605

June 22, 1827

BOSTON RECORDER & TELEGRAPH, Boston, Massachusetts, June 22, 1827

* New Harmony Indiana

* Robert Owen

Page 3 has a report: "New Harmony--Mr. Owen has sold a great part of his property at N. Harmony, leased the remainder, and left it on his return from Scotland. W. Maclure, in the Philadelphia Gazette, warns people not to trust Mr. Owen on his account".

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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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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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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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"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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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