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671042

On the funeral of the governor...

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November 13, 1790

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 13, 1790 



* Patriots George Read & William Patterson



Page 3 reports that George Read was unanimously re-elected Senator of Delaware. A second item says: "The Hon. William Patterson, Esq. Senator of the United States, from New Jersey is unanimously elected Governor of that State." Both of these men signed the Constitution of the United State... See More  

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670952

First magazine printing of the Constitution of the United States...

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THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, September, 1787 



* First magazine printing of the Constitution of the United States



This title, along with the "Columbian Magazine", has the honor of being the first successful American magazine, both published in Philadelphia. The Museum was published by Mathew Carey and existed from January, 1787 thru the end of 1792. He was very proud of h... See More  

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663723

The passing of the 16th Amendment...

Item #663723

February 04, 1913

THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, February 4, 1913



* 16th Amendment ratified

* Income tax in the United States starts




Page four carries a column-wide headline "INCOME TAX AMENDMENT PASSES" with subheads "Measure Is One of Provision of the Constitution" "Wyoming Has Approved It - Completes List of Thirty-six States, Three-fourths of Union - Some Talk of Taxin... See More  

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659333

Vermont to consider the new Constitution... Virginia criticizes the historic Funding Act...

Item #659333

November 17, 1790

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Nov. 17, 1790 



* United States Constitution



Among the news in a page 3 report that: "The State of Vermont has passed an Act for calling a Convention, to deliberate upon, and agree to the Constitution of the United States. The members are to be chosen the first Tuesday of December; and the Convention is to meet...January next, at Be
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658554

Articles of Confederation are now in force... Wealth of fine content...

Item #658554

March 20, 1781

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, March 20, 1781 



* Articles of Confederation are now in force

* American Revolutionary War




A very historic issue, as page 3 reports that Maryland has ratified the Articles of Confederation. The Articles of Confederation was the first constitution of the United States of America and legally established the union of the states.... See More  

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656044

Concerning aliens in government...

Item #656044

January 16, 1799

MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Jan. 16, 1799 



* re. Aliens omitted for the presidency - Congress

* United States Constitution in the Carolinas




Page 3 has an interesting item that reports: "The Legislatures of North Carolina and South Carolina...have both rejected the amendment proposed by the Legislature of this State, to the Constitution of the United States, fo
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652834

North Carolina ratifies the Constitution... Albany described...

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THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, December, 1789 



* United States Constitution

* North Carolina ratification

* Albany, New York




The issue begins with a full page: "Description of the City of Albany" (plate is lacking). Other items include: "Memoirs of The Bastille"; a very interesting & detailed: "Letter III - Letters from a Pennsylvanian on his Travel... See More  

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640371

Incredibly historic!

Announcement that the Constitution has been created...

Item #640371

September 18, 1787

THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, September 18, 1787 



* First announcement that the Constitution of the United States has been finalized



* In regards to historic announcements in U.S. history, this is rivaled only by the announcement that the Declaration of Independence had been signed




A singularly historic newspaper and the first time this issue has been ... See More  

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639486

The Articles of Confederation...

Item #639486

March 11, 1778

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, March 11, 1778 



* The Articles of Confederation (historic)

* American Revolutionary War




This was a strongly Tory newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia.

There are only a handful of documents in American history which can be considered cornerstones in the cre... See More  

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548749

Formalizing the United States flag as new states join the Union...

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April 25, 1818

NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, April 25, 1818 



* Design of the United States flag



This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the19th century. As noted in Wikipedia:

"Niles edited and published the Weekly Register until 1836, making it into one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States and himself into ... See More  

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174414

First appearance together of the Democratic donkey & Republican elephant...

Item #174414

December 27, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 27, 1879  An ideal issue for any political junkie as it contains the famous Thomas Nast print with the first appearance together of the Republican elephant & Democratic donkey. Thomas Nast was the creator of these two famous political symbols making this a very significant print. The caption reads: "Stranger Things Have Happened."

The ba... See More  

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176220

Washington and Lee University...

Item #176220

April 10, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 10, 1897  Full front page illus. of "The Senator From Massachusetts Interrupts." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "From the Nineteenth Annual Exhibition of the Society of American Artists."

Full pg. of illus. of "Scenes from Moliere's 'Bourgeois-Gentilhomme,' Produced by Le Cercle Francais of Harvard University."... See More  

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175316

Displayable front page print of cavalrymen...

Item #175316

August 11, 1888

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 11, 1888  The entire ftpg. is taken up with an illus. of various cavalrymen, including a feature illus. of "The Scout". Nice fullpg: "Selling 'Auction Pools' on a Horse Race". Full page: "Representative Northern and Southern Senators".

Nice doublepage centerfold: "Sheridan in the Valley--1864" showing him c... See More  

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175928

Pueblo, Colorado and Portland, Oregon...

Item #175928

June 23, 1894

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 23, 1894  Full ftpg. political cartoon re. income tax. Fullpg. with 9 photos of: 'The Recent Excavations at Dashur, Egypt'. Three pgs. with many illus. on 'The Iroquois of the Grand River'. Fullpg. with 8 photos of the foods in Pueblo, Colorado and Portland, Oregon.

Complete issue.

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175466

Pulitzer building in New York City...

Item #175466

January 18, 1890

HARPER'S WEEKY, New York, January 18, 1890  Front full pg. illus. of "Mme. Lilli Lehmann-Kalisch, in the Title Role of Goldmark's Opera 'The Queen of Sheba'." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Pulitzer Building, the New Home of the New York 'World'." 1/2 pg. illus. of "In the Cave of the Dead."

Doublepage centerfold: "The Sir Roger... See More  

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121156

First action of the new goverment under the Constitution...

Item #121156
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1789  Among the articles are one concerning "...the new grass brought from the banks of the Santee in South Carolina..." with details, and includes 2 illustrations on a full page plate; "Strictures on the Absurd Custom of Dueling" "Proposal for the Prevention of Dueling" and so much more. Near the back is news headed: &qu... See More  

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172454

Vassar Female College...

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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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175210

Death of the president of the Mormon Church...

Item #175210

August 06, 1887

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 6, 1887  Fullpg: 'The Completed Building of the Equitable Life Assurance Society, N.Y.' includes 9 scenes. Nice & displayable double page centerfold: 'Around Cape Ann', Mass. Small illus. of: 'The Late John Taylor, President of the Mormon Church'.

Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.... See More  

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173878

Boss Tweed on Blackwell's Island...

Item #173878

November 14, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 14, 1874 18 small front pg. portraits of "International Law-Members of the Geneva Congress." Six illus. pertaining to "A "Statesman's" Retreat-William M. Tweed's Penitentiary Life on Blackwell's Island." Dblpgctrfld. by Nast entitled "International Law-The Better Way." 2/3 pg. illus. entitled "On the River-A Midsumm... See More  

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175500

Additions to the U.S. Navy...

Item #175500

May 17, 1890

HARPER'S WEEKLY May 17, 1890  Front full pg. illus. of "The End of the Season." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A May Day at the Central Park Plaza."

Doublepage centerfold of "An Impromptu Affair in the Days of the Code." Full pg. illus. of "A Typical New York Slip." Full pg. containing five illus. of "Additions to the United States Navy."... See More  

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175586

Views of Grand Rapids...

Item #175586

March 14, 1891

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 14, 1891  Front full pg. illus. of "Lawrence Barrett." Inside is a full pg. containing nine illus. of "Prominent Workers for the Passage of the Copyright Bill." Full pg. illus. of "Views of and Around Grand Rapids." Full pg. illus. of "Gun Casting for the Government at the Bethlehem Iron Workers." 2/3 pg. illus. of &... See More  

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175224

Savannah, Georgia...

Item #175224

September 24, 1887

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 24, 1887  Nice full ftpg: 'The 'Volunteer Under Full Sail' shows a yacht. Nearly halfpg: 'The Exhibition of Natural Gas Illumination at Toledo'. Nearly halfpg: 'Wharf Scene in Savannah'. Fullpg: 'English & American Athletes at the Annual Championship Games, Manhattan Athletic Club'. Double page centerfold: "... See More  

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