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699538

1st Post-Civil War Thanksgiving Proclamation... Steamer St. John disaster....

Item #699538

October 30, 1865

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 30, 1865



* President Andrew Johnson

* 1st post-war Thanksgiving proclamation

*Albany steamer St. John disaster on the Hudson River




Page 5 has coverage of the noteworthy/historic Thanksgiving Proclamation by President Andrew Johnson. The article is headed "A Really National Thanksgiving", and while it only includes highlights of the proclamation, the expl... See More  

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697498

Jefferson Davis rallies the troops...

Item #697498

August 14, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 14,1863 



* Capital of the Confederacy

* President Jefferson Davis




The first column on the front page has a variety of war items, plus the balance of the front page includes: "The Military Situation" "City Intelligence" "The Army and The Mails--The Sufferings of Soldiers & Their Friends From Anxiety & Suspense"... See More  

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696922

On the Battle of Guilford Court House...

Item #696922

April 24, 1781

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, April 24, 1781  



* Battle of Guilford Courthouse

* Greensboro, North Carolina

* General Charles Cornwallis loss




Page 2 has some nice war content. The 2nd column begins with: "By accounts from General Greene's army as late as the 24th ultimo, we learn that Lord Cornwallis is retreating towards Cross Creek and that o... See More  

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695037

Governor calls for a day of thanksgiving and prayer...

Item #695037

November 03, 1824

NORWICH COURIER, Connecticut, Nov. 3, 1824  Page 3 has: "A Proclamation" by the governor for a : "...day of Public Thanksgiving and Prayer..." signed: Oliver Wolcott.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, damp staining, some dirtiness, a small inked notation in the upper left.

Item from Catalog 339 (released for February, 2024)

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$45.00
694963

End of war reports... Proclamation signed by John Hanson, the first President?

Item #694963

November 05, 1782

THE INDEPENDENT GAZETTEER; OR, THE CHRONICLE OF FREEDOM, Philadelphia, Nov. 5, 1782  



* Revolutionary War ending events

* John Hanson - 1st American president ?




Page 2 has a lengthy letter which is reflective of the American-British relationship in the past. A few bits include: "...they have not duly considered the solid reasons and unanswerable arguments of the worthy, upright pe... See More  

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691873

Grenada Confederate newspaper... Battle of Antietam...

Item #691873

October 15, 1862

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Oct. 15, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate publication

* Publisher on the run

* Battle of Antietam




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. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Y... See More  

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$368.00
690637

Lincoln's Proclamation... Much reporting on the Civil War...

Item #690637

December 08, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 8, 1863  



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Day of Thanksgiving proclamation




Among the front page first column heads are: "PRESIDENT'S PROCLAMATION" "Our Victories In Tennessee" "A Call For Thanksgiving" "Longstreet's Retreat Officially Confirmed" "Gen. Sherman Arrives at Knoxville on the 3d" "The Rebels Ma... See More  

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689651

Washington proclaims a day of thanksgiving... Both plates included...

Item #689651
THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, October, 1789  The issue begins with a continuation of the "History of the American War" which takes 8 pages & continues in a future issue. Other articles include: "Memoirs of the Bastille" "A Short Description of the Country between North River and Morristown, near New Windsor, New Jersey" includes the related full page ... See More  

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689607

Washington proclaims an end to hostilities in the Revolutionary War...

Item #689607

June 09, 1783

THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, June 9, 1783 



* General George Washington letter

* Announcing the end of hostilities

* American Revolutionary War ending




Certainly the most significant content takes almost an entire column of page 3, which has George Washington's letter announcing a cessation of hostilities in the Revolutionary War.

It is prefaced with a note stat... See More  

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689112

Handsome newspaper... Two John Hancock documents on the front page...

Item #689112

March 21, 1793

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & THE UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, March 21, 1793  



* John Hancock signed in type



As the photo shows, this is one of the more handsome & displayable mastheads of the 18th century.

The front page features a full column: "Proclamation" for a day of thanksgiving and prayer, signed by governor: John Hancock. It is headed with the same coat-of-arms a... See More  

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688735

Jefferson Davis' proclamation for a day of "Humiliation and Prayer, with Thanksgiving"...

Item #688735

February 02, 1865

CHRISTIAN OBSERVER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 2, 1865 



* Jefferson David proclamation

* Confederate Day of Thanksgiving




Has mostly religious-related content on the front page save for a war item: "First Virginia Artillery" "Stray Leaves from a Soldier's Artillery". On the reverse under "General Intelligence" are various news reports from the war.

Also ... See More  

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688100

Inaugural Address of President Jefferson Davis... The fall of Fort Donelson...

Item #688100

February 24, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, February 24, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* President Jefferson Davis inauguration

* Best publication to be had ? (very rare)




Not only is this a great Confederate newspaper, but it is from the capital of the Confederacy and as such contains a great wealth of the latest news and battle reports.

Certainly the most significant content i... See More  

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688030

Battle of Shiloh with a Proclamation by Lincoln...

Item #688030

April 11, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 11, 1862 



* Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee

* President Abraham Lincoln proclamation of thanks




Nice coverage of the Battle of Shiloh and more.

Among front page column heads: "THE GREAT VICTORIES" "Important Details of the Battle at Pittsburg, Tenn." "Heroic Conduct of the Troops engaged in the Conflict" "Graphic... See More  

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687194

Likely the most desired masthead from the 18th century...

Item #687194

October 27, 1774

THE MASSACHUSETTS SPY, Or Thomas's Boston Journal, October 27, 1774  It would be difficult to properly place both the scarcity and desirability of this newspaper in the confect of American history. This issue has the famous "Join Or Die" engraving stretching across the masthead.

In the same way that the famous "Dewey Defeats Truman" issue of the Chicago Tribune is com... See More  

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686875

Charles Bulfinch's first major project...

Item #686875

October 27, 1798

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 27, 1798  



* Charles Bulfinch designs Federal Street Theatre

* First American-born professional architect




The front page has an address: "To the President of the United States" from the officers of the Guilford Regiment of militia, relating to the troubling relationship with France. It is followed by his "Answer" signed in type: Joh... See More  

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685686

A John Adams Proclamation... Rights of women...

Item #685686

March 31, 1798

THE WEEKLY MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, March 31, 1798  An uncommon title which lasted only from Feb., 1798 thru June, 1799, during which time it was suspended for 6 months due to the death of the editor.

Contents include a wide range of eclectic articles, one of which is: "The Rights Of Woman" which is a serialized article, this portion taking 1 1/2 pages. The back two pages are taken ... See More  

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682579

Woodrow Wilson's 1918 Thanksgiving proclamation...

Item #682579

November 21, 1918

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Nov. 21, 1918



* President Woodrow Wilson

* Thanksgiving proclamation

* World War I Peace - WWI




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "President Bids Nation Return Thanks For Peace" with subheads and complete text of the proclamation which is signed in type: Woodrow Wilson.

Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a... See More  

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682411

Day of thanksgiving in Boston... an abacus... music writing machine....

Item #682411
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1748  Interesting articles: "Invention of Writing Music by Playing It" with two small illustrations; "Articles For a General Peace"  "Introduction to Heraldry" "A Religious Tax Proposed" "Proclamation Against Commerce with France".

There is also content regarding the war in America & p... See More  

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682052

Much on General Joseph Warren...

Item #682052

October 09, 1826

THE NEW HAMPSHIRE JOURNAL, Concord, Oct. 9, 1826  Most of the front page is taken up with a biographical account of "Major-General Joseph Warren" including a report on his death at the Battle of Bunker Hill. Included is an engraving of his memorial.

Page 3 has: "A Proclamation" by the governor of New Hampshire for a "Day of Thanksgiving, Bravery and Praise". Pag... See More  

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681590

Thanksgiving Proclamation... Much on the Civil War...

Item #681590

October 03, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 3, 1861  The front page includes a Thanksgiving Proclamation by Edwin Morgan, Governor of New York.

Additionally, half of the first column is taken up with nice war-related heads including: "THE REBELLION" "Court Martial Ordered Upon Gen. Fremont" "Gen. Wool Ordered to Missouri & Gen. Mansfield to Fortress Monroe" "Interesting... See More  

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681123

Death of John Hancock in his hometown newspaper...

Item #681123

October 09, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 9, 1793 



* John Hancock death (1st report)

* Declaration of Independence signer

* 1st Massachusetts Governor

* From his hometown (rare)




Curiously, the ftpg. includes "A Proclamation for a Day of Public Thanksgiving By His Excellency John Hancock, Governor..." carrying over to pg. 2 where it is signed by him in type: John Hancock.

Contrast t... See More  

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680752

Lincoln formalizes Thanksgiving Day as a national holiday...

Item #680752

October 05, 1863

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, October 5, 1863 



* President Abraham Lincoln proclamation

* America's national day of Thanksgiving begins




Although almost every President since George Washington has issued a proclamation for a "day of thanksgiving", typically celebrated in November but at other times of the year as well, it was Abraham Lincoln who formalized Thanksgiving Day to be... See More  

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677797

Dealing with the British living in America...

Item #677797

July 20, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 20, 1812  Two columns of the front page are taken up with: "A Proclamation" for a day of Thanksgiving in support of the war, signed: James Madison. As well as four Acts of Congress each signed by Madison, one: "For the More Perfect Organization of the Army of the United States".

Also within: "Federal Recommendation of the War"... See More  

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666384

Fall of Fort Donelson... Proclamation by Jefferson Davis...

Item #666384

February 27, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 27, 1862 



* Fall of Fort Donelson, Tennessee

* Jefferson Davis proclamation

* From the capital of the Confederacy




A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America.

The front page is entirely taken up with advertisements and notices. The inside pages are rich in war-related reports including: "The Fall of Fort Don... See More  

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$45.00
599357

President Adams concerning trade with France...

Item #599357

July 07, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 7, 1799 



* President John Adams

* Trade with France




Page 2 has: "A Proclamation" by the President of the United States concerning the ending of trade with France, signed in script type: John Adams (see). Also a brief item: "Naval Affairs" which notes the President offers thanks to Capt. Truxton & crew of the Constellation for the... See More  

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177002

James Montgomery Flagg print...

Item #177002

March 20, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 20, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue. The front page of this issue has an illustration of "'Hurry Up! Prosperity Express Almost Due!' " by W. A. Rogers.



This issue has a photo of "The First Session of President Taft's Cabinet" and an illustration of "Elinor Macartney Lane. There is also an article with... See More  

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177125

Thanksgiving doublepage print...

Automobile Records... Football...

Item #177125

November 30, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 30, 1901 Full page photos "The Automobile Races, November 16, at which All Records Were Broken"; Governmental Tests of Guns and Projectiles; fullpage illustration of Leaders of the Opposing Forces in Last Saturday's Great Football Game (Yale and Harvard) and another full page with 7 football related prints featuring two games, Cornell vs. Colum... See More  

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203348

Funeral Of Slavery...

Andrew Johnson... Proclamation for a National Thanksgiving...

Item #203348

November 07, 1865

 UNION DEMOCRAT, Manchester, N.H., Nov. 7, 1865 



*A National Thanksgiving

*Funeral of Slavery




Front page has: "A National Thanksgiving" "By The President Of The United States" "A Proclamation", signed in type: Andrew Johnson. Bit of lite fold foxing in unrelated content. 4 pages  in nice condition.   
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176484

Early motocycle... The Philippines...

Item #176484

October 21, 1899

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 21, 1899  full front page illus. of "The Philippines - Maddened Carabaos Charging Our Advanced Firing Line." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "Lieutenant-General Sir Redvers Henry Buller." Three small portraits of "Rt. Hon. Joseph Chamberlain, M. T. Steyn, and General Piet Joubert." 1/3 pg. "Map Showing Position of Natal... See More  

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175736

New York tenement houses...

Item #175736

August 20, 1892

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 20, 1892  Front full page illustration of "Taking an Observation on an Ocean Steamer." Inside is a 1/3 page illustration of "The Statue of General William Henry Harrison, to be Erected in Cincinnati." 1/3 page illustration of "Pediment for Agricultural Building - Columbian Exposition." Full page of illustrations of "The ... See More  

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175036

Flooding along the Atlantic coast...

Item #175036

December 05, 1885

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 5, 1885  Full front pg. portrait of "The Late Thomas Andres Hendricks, Vice President of the United States." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Proposed Design for the New Fifth Avenue Omnibuses." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Old Broadway Stages in 1831." Full pg. illus. containing three illus. pertaining to "The High Tide of No... See More  

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174882

In the Montana Rockies...

Item #174882

June 14, 1884

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 14, 1884  Full ftpg. shows: 'The Republican Convention at Chicago--A Serenade' & inside a fullpg: 'The Republican National Convention at Chicago--View on Michigan Ave.' A Doublepage centerfold : 'Republican Convention at Chicago--Announcement of the Final Ballot' is an great scene. Very nice fullpg: 'Rocky Cañon, Near ... See More  

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172690

Harriet Tubman's historic Combahee River Raid frees 750 slaves...

Item #172690

July 04, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 4, 1863  Half of the front page is taken up with a somber print: "Execution, by Hanging, of Two Rebel Spies, Williams and Peters, In the Army of the Cumberland" with text as well.

The best print in this issue is the half page: "Raid of Second South Carolina Volunteers (Col. Montgomery) Among the Rice Plantations on the Combahee, S.C."&n... See More  

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172886

On the assassination and funeral of Abraham Lincoln...

Item #172886

May 20, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1865  The front page has an article: "The Assassination" and another "President Lincoln's Funeral" and also includes illustrations of: "Ruins of Garrett's Barn...Where Booth Was Shot: and "Garrett's House, Where Booth Died" and: "Harold's House, Near the Washington Navy-Yard".

Inside has a ful... See More  

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172134

Brigham Young's Proclamation... The Great Eastern...

Item #172134

March 06, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 6, 1858  A full page illustration: 'Sleighing In Broadway' is very displayable. An article "Skating, From a Lady's Point of View" features a half page illustration 'Skating In New England' and "Skating in the North of Europe'. "Hon. Henry Wilson, U.S. Senator of Massachusetts" is featured on the front page. ... See More  

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172720

Abraham Lincoln establishes the first national Thanksgiving...

Item #172720

October 17, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 17, 1863  The full front page shows: "Reception of the Common Council Committee by Admiral Lisovski on Board the Flag-Ship 'Alexander Nevski'". Inside has a full page: "The Grand Procession of Our Russian Visitors Through Broadway, Under Escort of the Militia and Police". Other prints include: "The Anglo-Rebel Pirates--St... See More  

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176496

The Alaskan gold fields...

Item #176496

December 02, 1899

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 2, 1899  The front page has an illustration of: "Thanksgiving in the Olden Time--Reading the Governor's Proclamation".

There is a full page with photos of: "The Anglo-Boer-Struggle--Wartime Scenes in South Africa" and a full page of text with 3 photos of: "The Gold Fields at Cape Nome, Alaska". The doublepage centerfol... See More  

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172944

Thomas Nast’s "National Thanksgiving"...

Item #172944

December 09, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 9, 1865  The full front page shows the: "Grand Reception of Lieutenant-General Grant at the Fifth Avenue Hotel, New York City".  Other full page prints inside include: "Lieutenant-General Ulysses S. Grant" and "Reception of Lieutenant General Grant at the Fifth Avenue Hotel--Guests in the Refreshment Room".

The double... See More  

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176182

Thanksgiving... Frost, Rogers, Remington prints...

Item #176182

November 28, 1896

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 28, 1896  Full ftpg. cartoon shows: 'Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving', by W.A. Rogers. Nice fullpg. F. Remington print: 'White Man's Big Sunday--Indian Visitors on Thanksgiving Day'. Great doublepage centerfold: 'Thanksgiving in the Woods' is by A.B. Frost. Photos of 3 bronze statuettes by Remington.

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