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1874 Natick, Massachusetts fire disaster...

Item #674842

January 14, 1874

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, January 14, 1874

* Downtown Natick, Massachusetts fire disaster

Near the bottom of page 7 has are one column headings: "The Business Center Of Natick Destroyed" "Two and One-Half Acres Burned Over..." (see)

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Very beginning of the Panic of 1873...

Item #674834

September 20, 1873

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 20, 1873 

* Wall Street - stock market failure

* Panic of 1873 beginning

* Fisk & Hatch - and more

* In a NYC publication

Five of the 6 columns on the front page are taken up with the early reports on what became known as the "Panic of 1873" precipitated by the bankruptcy of the banking firm of Jay Cooke and Company. The top of the first column h... See More  

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Ad for a return trip on the Titanic...

Item #674590

April 09, 1912

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 9, 1912 

* Pre Sinking the RMS Titanic

* Return trip home advertisement

* Just 1 day prior to departure

Published shortly before the world's largest ship--the "unsinkable" Titanic--would make history by sinking in the North Atlantic, this newspaper contains an advertisement on page 11 for the return trip of the Titanic. Obviously a trip which wou... See More  

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Marias Massacre...

Item #674276

March 11, 1870

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 11, 1870

* Marias Massacre

* Piegan Blackfeet Indians

* Colonel Eugene Baker

The bottom of the front page has a one column heading: "The Pigean Massacre" with subheads. See images for text here.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, generally in very nice condition.

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The Brother Jonathan disaster... The Atlantic Cable...

Item #674275

August 28, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, NY, August 28, 1865  The front page has a wonderful graphic of the Atlantic Cable showing the proposed terminus, and more. Also included are additional front page details regarding the Brother Jonathan disaster. Headlines include: "THE CABLE" "Further Particulars of the Loss" "Mr. Russell's Journal" "A Trip to Newfoundland" "T... See More  

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Financial Stock Market Crisis of 1907..

Item #673022

October 25, 1907

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 25, 1907  A front page image has, "MONEY POURS INTO WALL ST. - Government, Financial Institutions and Capitalists Cooperate in Relief Measures - DEMORALIZATION IN STOCKS CHECKED", "THE FINANCIAL CRISIS",  with a photo titled, "CROWD BEFORE THE LINCOLN TRUST COMPANY, WHICH WITHSTOOD THE RUN YESTERDAY", "RELIEF WORK GOES ON ... See More  

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1862 Surrender of Fort Donelson... Evacuation of Bowling Green...

Item #672990

February 18, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1862 

* Battle of Fort Donelson, Tennessee

* Bowling Green, Kentucky

One column Civil War heads on page 5 include: "SURRENDER OF FORT DONELSON" "A Desperate Three Days' Fight" "Heavy Losses on Both Sides" "Bravery and Heroism of Our Troops" "They Fight Like Veterans" Unconditional Surrender of the Rebels&q... See More  

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Horace Greeley at Salt Lake City...

Item #672989

August 16, 1859


* Horace Greeley's overland journey

* Stops at Salt Lake City, Utah

Starting in the summer of 1859, Horace Greeley, the famed publisher if the New York Tribune, set out on an exploratory/investigative journey from New York to San Francisco via the Transcontinental Railroad, and had many of his observations printed within his paper while in rou... See More  

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Two intriguing articles on the assassination plot...

Item #672932

June 23, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 23, 1865 

* Abraham Lincoln assassination plot

* John Wilkes Booth & Jefferson Davis

The ftpg. has an article: "The Conspiracy--An Interview Between Booth & Davis" with details of the meeting, beginning: "Booth commenced by saying that a plan was formed by parties in the Northern States & Canada, friends of the Confederacy, to capture o... See More  

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Financial Stock Market Crisis of 1907..

Item #672698

October 21, 1907

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 21, 1907  This issue has fine coverage on the financial stock market crisis of 1907. A front page image has, "TWO NEW BANK PRESIDENTS CHOSEN YESTERDAY", accompanied by an article,"THE THOMASES, TOO, QUIT THEIR BANKS - Four New Heads of City's Financial Institutions Chosen - Crisis Now Over". See photos for details.

Complete in 12 pages, very ... See More  

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Whaling disaster of 1871....

Item #672644

November 14, 1871

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 14, 1871

* Whaling disaster of 1871

* Bowhead whales hunting

* Arctic ice jam

Page 5 has an article headed: "The Destruction Of The Arctic Whaling Fleet" "Twelve Hundred Seamen Wrecked--Great Loss OF Life...." and list of the ships lost. Text takes up just over a full column.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, gene... See More  

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Wickenburg massacre... Arizona...

Item #672616

November 17, 1871

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 17, 1871

* Wickenburg massacre, Arizona Territory

Near the bottom of the front page is an article headed: "The Arizona Stage Tragedy" (see)

wikipedia notes: The Wickenburg Massacre was the November 5, 1871, murder of six stagecoach passengers en route from Wickenburg, Arizona Territory, westbound for San Bernardino, California, on the La Paz road.

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Much on John Brown's raid at Harper's Ferry...

Item #671628

November 28, 1859

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 28, 1859  Page 6 has a full column headed: "John Brown's Invasion" at Harper's Ferry. The report begins: "Cheering Prospects" I have the satisfaction of announcing the expected restoration of this place to a tolerable condition of decorum. Col. Davis has been done for. His reign is ended. His occupation's gone...".

Among other subhe... See More  

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Lincoln responds...

Item #671530

July 02, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 2, 1862  Among the ftpg.d column heads on the Civil War are: "Patriotic Proposition by the Loyal States" "Response of the President" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln; "The Fort on St. Charles River Abandoned" "Reported Bombardment of Vicksburg" "From the Army of Virginia" and much more.

Eight pages, nice conditi... See More  

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Battle of Malvern Hill...

Item #671529

July 07, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 7, 1862  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Another Victory on the Mississippi" "Capture of Vicksburg" "The City Greatly Damaged" "It is to Be Utterly Destroyed" "From General McClellan's Army" "His Address to His Troops" with the full text printed here; "the Great Fight of Tu... See More  

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The horrors of the Andersonville Prison Camp...

Item #671498

October 09, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 9, 1865  The front page has nice heads concerning the horrendous Andersonville prison camp from the Civil War: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial on Saturday" "Gen. Lee and Other Leading Rebels Not Allowed to Testify" "They are Co-conspirators with the Accused" "Expensive Witnesses for the Defense" "How the Government ... See More  

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Sherman is approaching Atlanta...

Item #671386

July 22, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 22, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Late From Gen. Sherman" "His Approach to Atlanta" "Desperate Rebel Attacks" "They Are Repulsed with Severe Loss" and many smaller heads. More war reporting inside.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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1865 Andrew Johnson Reconstruction...

Item #671317

December 01, 1865

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 1, 1865 Ftpg. has: " The Writ Of Habeas Corpus" It is Restored at the North" "The South Not Yet Granted Its Privilages" "Proclamation By The President". Proclamation is signed in type: Andrew Johnson.

Complete with 8 pages, uncut, a little light staining near dateline, nice condition.

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Six issues with Andersonville Prison trial reports...

Item #671215

August 31, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of six issues, each with front page column heads on the Andersonville Prisoner trial, where barbarities of the cruelest nature were put upon Yankee prisoners of war. Dates are August 31, Sept. 8, 20; Oct. 4, 6 & 7, 1865.

Each complete in 8 pages, some minor foxing, generally good condition.

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Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky... Roanoke Island, North Carolina...

Item #671206

February 03, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 3, 1862 

* Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky

* Roanoke Island, North Carolina

The back page has a map headed: "Plan Of The Battle of Mill Spring (Logan's Cross-Roads), Near Somerset, Ky., January 9, 1862". The bkpg. also has column heads: "The Battle of Mill Spring" "Additional Incidents of the Battle" "The Flight of the Rebe... See More  

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Baseball game made famous by Currier and Ives...

Item #670944

August 04, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 4, 1865 

* Famous Currier and Ives baseball game

* Post Civil War reconstruction

On the back page has a brief report with box scores under the small headings: "Base Ball" "Championship Match--Atlantic vs. Mutual". (see)

This is a report of the very game which was the subject of a famous Currier and Ives print titled: "The American Nation... See More  

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1874 Tunica County, Mississippi race war - riots...

Item #670399

August 12, 1874

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, August 12, 1874

* Tunica County, Mississippi

 * Race riots - war - Negroes

The front page has one column headings: "A War Of Races In Mississippi" "The Town Of Austin Surrounded By Armed Negroes--The Whites Driven Into The Court-House--Several Negroes Killed And Wounded" See images for text here.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a littl... See More  

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Civil War map of the war in Kentucky & Tennessee...

Item #670352

January 21, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 21, 1862  With the front page taken up with ads, the feature is the back page war map headed: "THE WAR IN KENTUCKY & TENNESSEE" with related column heads, including; "Defeat of Zollicoffer's Army" "Fighting All Day"  "Gen. Zollicoffer Killed" "Utter Rout of the Rebels" "Heavy Lossl On Both Sides" &... See More  

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1878 Birch Creek battle... Indians...

Item #669607

July 12, 1878

NEW YORK TRIBUNE (Semi-Weekly), July 12 , 1878

* Battle of Birch Creek

* Near Pendleton, Oregon

* Bannock War - Indians

Page 7 has an article headed: "The Indian War" "Howard's Fight" "His Men Charge Up Steep Ridges And Drive The Indians Three Times..." (see)

Complete with 16 pages, tabloid size, generally very nice.... See More  

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Little girl admonishes Lincoln to let his whiskers grow...

Item #669356

February 18, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1861 

* President-elect Abraham Lincoln

* Grace Bedell encourages him to grow a beard

Over half of page 5 is taken up with fine and detailed coverage of Lincoln's continued trip from his home in Illinois to Washington, D.C. The heads include: "THE PRESENT ELECT EN ROUTE" "Incidents and Casualties" 'Old be Kissed by a Pretty Girl&qu... See More  

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Lincoln heads to Washington... Jefferson Davis' inaugural address...

Item #669355

February 19, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1861 

* Jefferson Davis inaugural

* Confederate President

* Abraham Lincoln en route

Page 5 has column heads with continued & detailed coverage of Lincoln's trip from his home to the nation's capital: "The President Elect En Route" "The Receptions In This State" "Enthusiasm Of The People" "His Arrival In Albany&... See More  

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Yosemite diagram and discoveries...

Item #669335

October 18, 1865

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 18, 1865 

* Very early Yosemite description w/ diagram

The front page has a detailed, column-wide diagram and a wonderful account of a visit the Yosemite Valley and surrounding region: "From The Missouri To The Pacific...XVI" "Yosemite--Its Discovery--Our Party--View From Inspiration Point--Entering the Valley" & more.

The report begins: &... See More  

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Abraham Lincoln's assassins found guilty...

Item #669333

July 07, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 7, 1865 

* Abraham Lincoln conspirators guilty

* Mary Surratt & others - death sentence

A significant issue on the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln, as the first column has the historic report:" THE ASSASSINATION" "All the Prisoners Found Guilty" "Payne, Harrold, Atzerodt and Mrs. Surratt to be Hanged To-Day" "
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1886 Hylton Castle sinking...

Item #669322

January 13, 1886

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, January 13, 1886

* Hylton Castle shipwreck

* Fire Island, Long Island, New York

The to of the front page has one column headings: "LOSS OF THE HYLTON CASTLE" "How Half Of the Men On OBard Escape" and more.  Text takes up over a full column.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light browning, small piece torn away at upper left corner, othe... See More  

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Advertisement for a Frederick Douglass speech on the Civil War, plus a war map...

Item #668907

February 11, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 11, 1862

* Frederick Douglass speech on civil war

* Cooper Institute advertisement (eve of event)

In the first column on the ftpg. is an interesting advertisement for "A Black Man on The War!! Frederick Douglass will lecture at Cooper Institute..." with the date & time noted (see image).

Various Civil War reports on pages 5 & 6.

Eight pages, a ... See More  

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1865 Reconstruction era after the Civil War...

Item #668746

June 27, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 27, 1865

* Post Civil War reconstruction

* Andrew Johnson proclamation

The top of the front has one column headings: "RESTORATION" "Progress toward a Peace Basis" "Trade Restrictions West of the Mississippi Removed" "Only A Few Exceptions Made". Document removing trade restrictions is signed in type: Andrew Johnson.

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Government to buy Ford's Theater?

Item #668745

July 26, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 26, 1865 

* Government to buy Ford's Theater ?

The front page has much on the Reconstruction efforts in bringing the Southern states back into the Union. Also an inconspicuous item headed: "Ford's Theater" concerning the government possibly buying it from Mr. Ford (see). Page 5 has an early baseball game report. Page 4 has an article on "And... See More  

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The Andersonville Prison trial...

Item #668742

September 12, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 12, 1865 

* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz

The back page has nearly two columns of reporting headed: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "More Witnesses for the Defense Demanded" "Passage at Arms Between Counsel" "Evidence of Major-Gen. Wilson". (See)

Eight pages, uncut and never bound (uncommon)... See More  

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On the Andersonville Prison trial... Reconstruction era...

Item #668741

September 28, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 28, 1865 

* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz

The top of the front page has: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "How The Prisoner Fares" "A Letter To His Wife" with more (see).

Eight pages, uncut and unbound (uncommon), minor light staining, generally very nice.... See More  

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1855 Death of the King of Hawaii...

Item #667751

January 31, 1855

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, January 31, 1855

* Death of Kamehameha III

* King of Hawaii - Sandwich Islands

Page 5 has one column headings: "Death Of King Kamehameha" "Sandwich Islands" "Death Of King Kamehameha III" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, damp staining to the left portion of the issue, otherwise good.... See More  

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The rebel riot at New Orleans...

Item #666175

August 07, 1866

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 7, 1866 

* New Orleans massacre of 1866

* Anti-racist marchers - Negroes

* White Democrats attack black republicans

The ftpg. reports on the New Orleans Massacre, column heads including: "THE REBEL RIOT" "Mutilation of Gen. Sheridan's Dispatch to Gen. Grant" "Threats of a Rebel Attack on Colored Regiments" "Attempted Assass... See More  

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Confederate movements in Norfolk...

Item #666006

April 15, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 15, 1863  Among the ftpg. column heads relating to the Civil War are: "From Norfolk--Confederate Movements--Appearances of an Approaching Struggle... "Gen. Keyes's Proclamation--A Panic--Rebel Operations at Suffolk..." "The Siege of Vicksburg" "Another Warning to England" "The Reports of French Successes in Mexico" and m... See More  

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Civil War map... Capture of Jackson, Mississippi...

Item #666001

May 19, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 19, 1863  The front page is dominated by a rather large Civil War map headed: "THE SITUATION IN MISSISSIPPI" showing from Mobile to Baton Rouge and north to West Point, Miss. Among the front page column heads are: "The Capture of Jackson, Miss." "The Rebels Twice Defeated" "Battle of Clear Hill" "The Enemy Routed with the Bayo... See More  

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Map of Port Hudson, and military illustrations inside...

Item #665998

March 31, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 31, 1863  The front page features a nice & detailed map headed: "Map Of Port Hudson" along the Mississippi.

Also front page column heads: "Naval Engagement at Port Hudson" "The Mississippi Abandoned & Destroyed" "Union Victory at Berwick's Bay" and more.

See the photos for the various page 2 & 3 illustrations of... See More  

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Map concerning the Battle of Murfreesboro...

Item #665997

January 01, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 1, 1863 

* 1st Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee

* Nolensville TN & Van Buren, Arkansas

The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Situation In Kentucky And Tennessee". Also many nice column heads on the war including: "The Advance of Rosecran's Army" "The Preparations For A Great Battle" "Sharp Fight Near... See More  

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Civil War map of Virginia...

Item #665995

December 08, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 8, 1862  The front page features a large map headed: "THE POSITION OF EASTERN VIRGINIA" showing from Norfolk to Staunton.

Among the one column heads on the ftpg. are: "Operations in Western Virginia" "A Rebel Camp Surprised & Captured" "No Loss on the Union Side" "Destitute Condition of the Rebel Army" "They ar... See More  

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Map of the new western territories...

Item #665989

April 10, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 10, 1861  Although there is much interesting content concerning the events just before the outbreak of the Civil War & the bombing of Fort Sumter, the prime content is the rather large page 6 map headed: "The New Territories: Colorado, Nevada, and Dakota". The map shows the western two-thirds of the American continent including California, Oregon, Washing... See More  

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John Wilkes Booth 3 years before his notoriety...

Item #665970

March 17, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 17, 1862 

* John Wilkes Booth theater ad

* Civil War original reporting

The front page contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production of Richard III at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth.  See the photo below for the complete a... See More  

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Abraham Lincoln's state-of-the-union address...

Item #665965

December 04, 1861

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 4, 1861 

* President Abraham Lincoln

* 1st State of the Union Address

* American Civil War original

Page 6 has: "The President's Message" taking almost 4 1/2 columns with Lincoln stating in part: "...The Union must be preserved, and hence all dispensable means must be employed...", signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln
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Map with an inset of the Harper's Ferry vicinity...

Item #665963

September 15, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 15, 1862 

* Battle of Antietam close

* Maryland Civil War map

The front page has a nice Civil War map headed: "THE PRESENT FIELD OF OPERATIONS" which shows from Hagerstown to Leesburg, with an inset of Harper's Ferry.

First column heads include: "The Maryland Invasion" "Occupation of Leesburg by Our Troops" "Reported Battl... See More  

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Civil War map shows portions of Tennessee and Mississippi...

Item #665962

October 07, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 7, 1862 

* Second Battle of Corinth

* Mississippi & Tennessee map

The front page is dominated by a large Civil War map headed: "The Seat Of War In The South-West" with a detailed & lengthy caption.

Among the front page war-related column heads are: "The Battle Of Corinth" "Great Victory By Rosecrans" "A Second Battle on... See More  

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Susan B. Anthony & Women's suffrage..

Item #665904

May 16, 1874

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 16, 1874

* Early Women's suffrage meeting

* Susan B. Anthony

Page 5 has an article headed: "WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE" "Last Day Of The Convention" "...Miss Anthony's Plea For The Cause" Text takes up a full column.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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Early Baseball... Described as "the National game of America"...

Item #665903

August 15, 1865

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, from New York, dated August 15, 1865

* Post Civil War baseball

The back page of this issue has an article: "The Field" "Base Ball--Grand Championship Match" which has a detailed summary about a match between the Atlantic and Mutual clubs at the Capitoline Ball Ground, in Brooklyn. This also describes the scene with much talk about the crowd estimated at ... See More  

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Confederacy's first iron-clad ship...

Item #665632

April 07, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 7, 1862 

* CSS Manassas ironclad ship

War reports are found on pages 4 & 5 with column heads including: "The War For The Union" 'The Abolition of Slavery in the District" "The Confiscation Bill" "The Rebel Blockade Run" "The Latest About the Merrimac" "Rebel Force on the Peninsula" "The Advance U... See More  

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Williamsburg evacuated...

Item #665630

August 23, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 23, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War: "Ovation to Gen. Corcoran" "General Corcoran's Response" "The Procession" "From Gen. McClellan's Army - Reported Evacuation of Williamsburg" "The Movement of Troops...Richmond Almost Bare of Rebel Troops...".

Plus there is more on pages 4, 5 and 8 includin... See More  

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