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683659

1900 Galveston, Texas hurricane disaster...

Item #683659

September 15, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 15, 1900



* The Great 1900 Galveston hurricane

* Deadliest natural disaster in U.S. history




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "DEADLY PESTILENCE NOW THREATENS GALVESTON" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fra... See More  

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682470

Douglas Corrigan famous flight in 1938...

Item #682470

July 20, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1938.

 

* Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan famous flight

* New York to Ireland - Unintentional ?




The front page has a one column heading: "CORRIGAN PRAISED BY IRISH PREMIER" with subhead. (see) Coverage continues on page 12 with related photo. A printing flaw within the photo. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Co
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682103

1877 Galveston, Texas fire...

Item #682103

June 09, 1877

CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Ohio, June 9, 1877



* Galveston TX Texas fire



This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

The front page has one column headings: "Galveston Fire" "Losses and Insurance by Yesterday's Fire" See image for text here.

Complete, minor margin wear, otherwise in nice condition.... See More  

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680925

Former Confederate port city...

Item #680925

July 15, 1866

FLAKE'S DAILY BULLETIN, Galveston, Texas, July 15, 1866



* Rare Southwestern title

* Post Civil War reconstruction




An uncommon title from this former Confederate port city not far from Houston. Various news of the day.

Eight pages, some various small wormholes (see), otherwise quite nice.... See More  

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680605

1915 SS Arabic ocean liner sinking...

Item #680605

August 18, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 18, 1915



* Galveston TX Texas hurricane disaster

* Gulf of Mexico tropical cyclone storm




The front page has a nice banner headline: "SCORES DIE IN GULF STORM" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this e... See More  

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680425

Former Confederate port city...

Item #680425

July 14, 1866

FLAKE'S DAILY BULLETIN, Galveston, Texas, July 14, 1866



* Rare Southwestern title

* Post Civil War reconstruction




An uncommon title from this former Confederate port city not far from Houston. Various news of the day.

Eight pages, some various small wormholes (see), otherwise quite nice.... 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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678039

1909 Elsie Sigel murder case... NYC Chinatown...

Item #678039

July 02, 1909

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 2, 1909



* Elsie Sigel murder case

* Franz Sigel granddaughter

* New York Chinatown

* "William" Leon Ling




The top of the front page has a two column illustration headed: "The 'Infernal' Question" with subheads. (see) Although Galveston was the main focus in this report, this was to become to be known as the "Velasco Hurr... See More  

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675955

Confederate reporting on the Civil War... Reward for Benjamin Butler...

Item #675955

January 10, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 10, 1863 



* General  Benjamin "The Beast" Butler reward

* From the origin of the Civil War




Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States of America" which is rarely found on Southern newspapers.

On the front page at the top of the first column is: "The Naval Victory At Galveston" "Official From Ge... See More  

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675948

Pirate Jean LaFitte and much more on Galveston, Texas...

Item #675948

December 27, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  December 27, 1817  Certainly the best report in this issue is headed: "Of Galveston" which is about--among other items concerning Galveston,Texas--the noted pirate Lafitte. Part of the text includes: "...Galvezton is a small island or sand bar situate in the bay of St. Barnard on the coast of Texas...Among the most conspicuous charac... See More  

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673724

Much reporting on the Civil War...

Item #673724

January 13, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 13, 1863  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "The Attack On Vicksburg" "The Yazoo as a Base Abandoned" "The Rebel Defenses there Impregnable" "Details of the Fighting" and: "The Loss Of Galveston" "Magruder's Official Report" signed in type: J. Bankhead Magruder; and "Springfield Not ... See More  

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666257

Texas struggles for independence from Spain...

Item #666257

March 02, 1820

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 2, 1820  The ftpg. has an early letter datelines: "Republic of Texas, Fort Walker, Nov. 30th, 1819" with the letter detailing trouble there. Bits include: "...Our dangers, difficulties & troubles...have been great. Nacogdoches has fallen into the hands of our enemies...Frequent engagements take place between the two forces...I... See More  

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665449

Huge front page map shows much of Texas...

Item #665449

November 30, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 30, 1861 



* Gulf of Mexico coast map

* Texas - Mexico




An extremely decorative issue, as the entire front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "THE GREAT EUROPEAN ALLIANCE AGAINST THE MEXICAN REPUBLIC" with a subhead: "The Gulf Slope of Mexico--The Harbor of Vera Cruz and the National Road to the Capital--Scene of Operations of the English, Fren... See More  

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662263

Civil War map of Port Hudson, Louisiana...

Item #662263

February 11, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 11, 1863 



* Port Hudson, Louisiana map

* Lebanon TN Tennessee

* Sabine Pass - Galveston TX Texas




The front page is dominated by a Civil War map titled: "Situation Of Port Hudson" which shows the vicinity as well, from Baton Rouge to the south, to St. Francisville & Bayou Sara to the north. Many one column war-related heads as well including: "... See More  

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661273

Galveston Flood...

Item #661273

September 11, 1900

THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Bethlehem, PA, September 11, 1900.



* Galveston Hurricane storm flood (historic)

* Original reporting, 2nd Report

* Deadliest natural disaster in U.S. history




This newspaper is complete in eight pages with two column headlines on front page that include:



* FATALITIES AT GALVESTON WORSE THAN FIRST REPORTED

* Conclusion Almost Irresistible That More Than a Thousand L
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661271

Galveston Flood...

Item #661271

September 13, 1900

THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Bethlehem, PA, September 13, 1900.



* Galveston Hurricane storm flood (historic)

* Original reporting 

* Deadliest natural disaster in U.S. history




This newspaper is complete in eight pages with two column headlines on front page that include:



* HUNDREDS OF CORPSES CREMATED IN THE CITY OF GALVESTON

* Scores of Wrecked Building Burned Yesterday.  Many Boat
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661270

Galveston Flood...

Item #661270

September 12, 1900

THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Bethlehem, PA, September 12, 1900.



* Galveston Hurricane storm flood (historic)

* Original reporting 

* Deadliest natural disaster in U.S. history




This newspaper is complete in eight pages with two column headlines on front page that include:



* BODIES OF THE DEAD A MENACE TO THE LIVING IN GALVESTON

* The Latest News From the Stricken City as Sensational as it
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661269

Galveston Flood...

Item #661269

September 14, 1900

THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Bethlehem, PA, September 14, 1900.



* Galveston Hurricane storm flood (historic)

* Original reporting (2nd report)

* Deadliest natural disaster in U.S. history




This newspaper is complete in eight pages with two column headlines on front page that include:



* STILL BUSY DISPOSING OF THE DEAD IN THE CITY OF GALVESTON

* Some Idea Given of the Force of the Tidal Wave Wh
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661267

Galveston Flood...

Item #661267

September 10, 1900

THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Bethlehem, PA, September 10, 1900.



* Galveston Hurricane storm flood (historic)

* Original reporting (1st report)

* Deadliest natural disaster in U.S. history




This 8 page newspaper has two column headlines on front page that include:



* 1500 LIVES LOST IN THE GREAT STORM THAT SWEPT OVER GALVESTON

* According to the Latest Reports Received from that Sorely Stricken
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660594

From Texas during the Civil War...

Item #660594

September 23, 1864

GALVESTON TRI-WEEKLY NEWS, Texas, September 23, 1864 



* Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy



Although the title notes "Galveston", the dateline notes it was printed in nearby Houston, as it is likely moving a bit more inland offered greater security from the Yankee forces.

Confederate newspapers from Texas are very uncommon particularly from before or during the Civ... See More  

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657925

Slave ships arrive at Galveston... A Proclamation by the President...

Item #657925

August 08, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 8, 1818  Page 6 has: "General Jackson's Campaign" which lists the number of: "...The Indians inhabiting the country lying between Georgia & the Mississippi river..." totaling 11,000 warriors. It notes: "This force, if embodied and hostile, would e serious enemy to the United States...".

The bkpg. has: "A P... See More  

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656838

Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan's famous flight in 1938...

Item #656838

August 05, 1938

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH (CITY EDITION), St. Louis, Missouri, August 5, 1938

 

* Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan's famous flight

* New York to Ireland - Unintentional?




The top of the front page has a single-column, 3-line headline: "CORRIGAN MAKES TRIUMPHAL RIDE IN NEW YORK," with several subheads, one stating: "'Wrong Way' Flyer to Ireland Receive
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654722

Civil War map showing a portion of Texas...

Item #654722

February 07, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 7, 1863 



* Texas Gulf map

* Sabine Pass & Galveston




The top of the ftpg. features a nice, detailed Civil War map headed: "The Recapture Of Sabine Pass. Scene of the Rebel General Magruder's Second Naval Operation."

Among the ftpg. column heads on the war: "Important From Texas" "The Operations of the Rebel Gen. Magruder's Flee... See More  

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649462

Printed on the run...

A Memphis newspaper printed in Atlanta...

Item #649462

January 12, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 12, 1864 



* A very rare Confederate title

* Publisher on the run - a Memphis newspaper printed in Atlanta

* Three General Orders and more




If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War--see the information at the bottom of this listing.

Among the ... See More  

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648530

Dalton Gang & the Red Rock train robbery...

Item #648530

June 03, 1892

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 3, 1892 



* Red Rock, Oklahoma

* The Dalton Gang

* Train robbery




The front page has an item headed: "An Express Train Held Up" "Two Hundred Shots Exchanged Between The Robbers And The Express Messengers". The report includes: "Train robbers held up the s9outhbound Chicago & Galveston passenger train on the Santa Fe...Just as the train... See More  

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637942

Hurricane Flora strikes....

Item #637942

October 05, 1963

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, October 5, 1963



* Hurricane Flora - one of the Caribbean's wettest Hurricanes on record

* Historic devastation to Haiti and surrounding region

* Over 7,000 deaths




This 28 page newspaper has a nice six column headline on the front page: "HURRICANE KILLS 61, THREATENS FLORIDA" with subheads. (see)



Other news of the day throughout. Light bro... See More  

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636346

George Westinghouse, Engineer and Inventor...

Item #636346

June 29, 1912

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, June 29, 1912, New York  The front cover is a photo of "George Westinghouse, Engineer and Inventor" with an accompanying article inside the issue. Inside the issue is: "A Journey in a Passenger-carrying Zeppelin Airship";  "The Galveston Causeway"; "New Ideas About Lightning"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements... See More  

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634626

The White Star Liner "Adriatic"...

Item #634626

May 25, 1907

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 25, 1907  The front cover has "The White Star Liner 'Adriatic'" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Charles Haynes Haswell"; "Building a Town Site by Suction Dredge" (Galveston); and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in twenty pages with a couple non-archival mends, otherwise in g... See More  

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632169

Cable car... Photography...

Item #632169

March 03, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 3, 1894 The front cover has "The Third Avenue Railroad Company's New Cable Traction Plant" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Improved Triple Expansion Engines"; "Lovell Diamond Cycle - Model 19"; "The New Steel Bridge, Galveston, Texas, 2 1/8 Miles in Length"; "Illusive Photography"; and mo... See More  

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624514

Galveston is evacuated by the Rebels...

Item #624514

June 10, 1865

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, June 10, 1865 Page 2 has: "Later From Texas - Evacuation of Galveston" "General Grant's Reception in New York' and also a brief article on: "Jeff Davis' Trial Again".

Four pages, nice condition.

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622293

1891 Galveston, Texas hurricane...

Item #622293

July 06, 1891

THE MEMPHIS APPEAL AVALANCHE, Tennessee, July 6, 1891



* Galveston, Texas hurricane disaster



The front page has a a one column heading: "A GALE ON THE GULF" with subheads that include: "Galveston Swept by Wind and Wave" and more. (see) This is not the infamous hurricane of 1900.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light browning, a little margin... See More  

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620409

The situation at Charleston...

Item #620409

February 17, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 17, 1863 



* Action off Galveston Light

* USS Hatteras sinking

* Homer C. Blake




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Loss of the Hatteras" "Official Report of Com. Blake" "Desperate Encounter at Close Quarters" "Encouraging Reports from the Army" "Effect of the Iron Will of Gen. Hooker" &qu... See More  

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618930

John Dillinger captured...

Item #618930

January 26, 1934

THE GALVESTON DAILY NEWS, Texas, January 26, 1934 



* John Dillinger captured (1st report)

* Harry Pierpont & Charles Makely


* Tucson AZ Arizona



Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "NOTORIOUS GANG CHIEF CAPTURED IN POLICE TRAP" See image for text here.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light browning, a little ... See More  

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607437

Robert "Big Bob" Brady killed....

Item #607437

January 23, 1934

THE GALVESTON DAILY NEWS, Galveston, Texas, January 23, 1934



* Robert "Big Bob" Brady killed

* Oklahoma outlaw - bank robber




The front page has a nice banner headline: "POSSE KILLS BRADY, CAPTURES THREE" with subheads: "Big Boy Dies Fighting As Group Caught In Open Field" and more with photo of Brady (see photos). This is 1st report coverage on the ki... See More  

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604418

Steamer City of Waco sinking...

Item #604418

November 10, 1875

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, November 10, 1875



* City of Waco disaster

* Galveston, Texas




This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

The front page has one column headings: "LOST IN THE GULF" "Unsuccessful Search for the Victims of the Waco Disaster" "Slight Hopes of Finding Any of Them Alive" a... See More  

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580786

Boxer Jack Johnson Death...

Item #580786

June 11, 1946

EVENING CHRONICLE, Allentown, Pennsylvania, June 11, 1946 



* Heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson... 

* Death report...  1st report... 




This 24 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 16: "Jack Johnson, First Negro Heavy Champ, Killed in Auto Crash" (see photos for text here).



Other news of the day including period advertising. This issue has small bind... See More  

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579951

Galveston, Texas hurricane...

Item #579951

August 17, 1915

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, August 17, 1915 



* Galveston, Texas hurricane...  Early 1st report 



This 18 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "GALVESTON STORM", "City Apparently Safe", "No Loss Of Life Reported", and "Sea Wall Shows No Signs of Weakening--Gale at Times 90 Miles and Hour".



... See More  

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575052

Rare Pittsburgh 1862 Civil War era...

Item #575052

June 16, 1862

THE PITTSBURGH POST, Pennsylvania, June 16, 1862 



* Chattanooga, Tennessee 

* Galveston, Texas
 



This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day they were first reported.


This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was m... See More  

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564380

Hurricane Carla in 1961...

Item #564380

September 11, 1961

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, September 11, 1961



* Hurricane Carla hits Galveston, Texas



This 16 page newspaper has a four column headline on the front page: "Texas, La., Battered By 173-mph Carla" with related photo.



Other news of the day. Light browning, otherwise in good condition.



wikipedia notes:
Hurricane Carla was one of two Category 5 tropical cyclones during th... See More  

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556862

First synagogue in Texas... cornerstone laid by Masons...

Item #556862

June 10, 1870

DESERET EVENING NEWS, from Salt Lake City, Utah, dated June 10, 1870



* 1st Jewish synagogue in Texas

* Charles Dickens death (1st report)




On page 2 under "Texas" is a report headed: "Corner Stone Laid".



The brief but historic report, datelined "Galveston", reads:



* The corner stone of the first Jewish Synagogue in the State, was laid today by the Grand Lo... See More  

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177661
Item #177661

June 15, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 15, 1912

The front page of this issue is a photo of "Senator Winthrop Murray Crane."

This issue has an illustration called "His Master's Voice" by C. J. Budd. There are two photos taking up the center page. The one on the left is of Abraham Lincoln and is called "Prophecy" and the one on the right, which is of Theodore Rooseve... See More  

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177569

Boxing... James J. Jeffries and John A. Johnson...

Item #177569

July 09, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 9, 1910



The front page of this issue has a photo of "Harvard Makes a Clean Sweep".



This issue has photos of "James J. Jeffries and John A. Johnson" and there is an article of "Johnson Wins the Great Fight." There is also "A Recent Portrait of Mrs. Leslie Carter." There was a double page illustration of "The Lead... See More  

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540329

1862 New York City Newspaper....

Item #540329

March 20, 1862

THE EVENING POST, New York City, March 20, 1862



* Jacksonville Florida

* Galveston Texas




This 4 page newspaper is in nice condition (except for little margin wear & tear) due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is very large in size (unusual). It measures 30 x 26 inches and loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports through... See More  

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540298

1862 New York City Newspaper...

Item #540298

October 27, 1862

THE EVENING POST from New York City and dated October 27, 1862



* Galveston, Texas 

* Holly Springs, Mississippi 




This 4 page newspaper is in nice condition (except for minor margin wear and tear) due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is very large in size (unusual). It measures 30 x 26 inches and loaded with advertiseme... See More  

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177442

Panama Canal....

Item #177442

April 27, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 27, 1907  There is a front page illustration, "Every Bird Has His Day" by W. A. Rogers. There are photos of "Important Works Entrusted to the Army Engineers, Who Now Face the Formidable Task of Completing the Panama Canal"; "Skirmishing for Peace"; "The Automobile Club's New House"; ... See More  

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220569

Darnestown, Maryland...

Item #220569

September 17, 1861

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 17, 1861



* Darnestown, Maryland

* Cheat Mountain, West Virginia




This 8 page newspaper is in good condition (except for little water staining and wear at the spine) due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it
... See More  

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219117

1863 Civil War - Mufreesboro Tennessee....

Item #219117

January 27, 1863

THE NEW YORK TIMES from New York, NY and dated January 27, 1863.



* Murfreesboro Tennessee

* Pollocksville North Carolina

* Galveston Texas




This 8 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which i
... See More  

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177342

Cover illustration by W.A. Rogers...

The Galveston Hurricane of 1900...

Item #177342

September 22, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 22, 1900  The cover of this issue has a political cartoon by W.A. Rogers titled "Smashed!".



The "inside cover" has an illustration captioned: "The Destruction of Galveston" (see photo), with more inside, including a half pg. titled: "Bathing Pavilions On the Beach At Galveston", and a lengthy article titled: &... See More  

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210752

New Bern NC 1863 Civil War...

Item #210752

January 28, 1863

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN from Massachusetts and dated January 28, 1863. This 4 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes reports on: Berwick Bay Louisiana (LA), New Bern North Carolina (... See More  

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177123

"Ruffed-Grouse Shooting" by Frost...

Item #177123

November 16, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 16, 1901 The Rehabilitation of New York; Election Night in New York; fullpage photos "A New Implement of Warfare - The Pneumatic Aerial Torpedo"; Li Hung-Chang; fullpage illustration "View of Upper Manhattan from Top Story of the Highest Apartment House in the World"; fullpage photos "Transportation Methods in China"; doubl... See More  

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