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688934

NYC's catastrophic 23rd Street fire...

Thanksgiving Proclamation by President Johnson...

Item #688934

October 19, 1966

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 19, 1966 



* LBJ's eloquent Thanksgiving Proclamation



Page 39 has the complete text of an absolutely wonderful Thanksgiving Proclamation given by President Lyndon B. Johnson (see images for text). The front page tells of the death of Elizabeth Arden and of the tragic 23rd Street Fire, which claimed the lives of 12 firemen. Until September 11, 2001, it was ... See More  

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$98.00
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  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 has: "Prison Life At Elmira, N.Y." being a Confederate soldier... See More  

Item from Catalog 325 - released for December, 2022...

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$146.00
688100

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

Item #688100

February 24, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, February 24, 1862  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 in this issue is the content relating to the establishment of the Southern Confederacy, as the Confederate Constitution and Preside... See More  

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688020

Battle of the Wilderness... Lincoln Proclamation thanking God...

Item #688020

May 10, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1864



* Battle of the Wilderness- Virginia

* Abraham Lincoln's Thanksgiving




 Some great first column heads with: "VICTORY ! " "ON TO RICHMOND" "Lee Defeat & Retreat Fully Confirmed" "Our Army In Vigorous Pursuit" "Official Dispatches from Grant and Meade" "Lee's Report of the Battles" "T... See More  

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$62.00
687194

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

Item #687194

October 23, 1770

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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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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681507

Lincoln creates the first national Thanksgiving...

Item #681507

October 09, 1863

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Oct. 9, 1863 



* President Abraham - Abe Lincoln

* Thanksgiving Day proclamation (historic)

* Rare & famous anti-slavery title

* Slave auction illustration - Civil War era




A very famous anti-slavery newspaper published by the noted emancipator William Lloyd Garrison. The ornate engraving in the masthead features three scenes: a slave auction, an image of Jes... See More  

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$480.00
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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$545.00
679253

From Confederate New Orleans... Capital moves to Richmond...

Item #679253

May 28, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, May 28, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South




Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight... 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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675147

Jefferson Davis... Thanksgiving proclamation...

Item #675147

January 26, 1865

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 26, 1865 



* Jefferson Davis Thanksgiving proclamation

* Rare Confederate publication



Not only a Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy.

The front page includes: "The War News" with various reports from the different fields of battle, subheads including: "Deserters from the Yankee Army" "The B... See More  

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$124.99
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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664350

The naval hero Horatio Nelson...

Item #664350

October 23, 1799

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 23, 1799 



* 18th century American publication



Page 3 has two letters signed in type by: Nelson, being the celebrated Horatio Nelson concerning naval actions in Europe.

Page 3 has: "A Proclamation" signed by the governor of Mass., Moses Gill, "For a Day of Public Thanksgiving". Other news of the day.

Four pag... See More  

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658557

On the Battle of Guilford Court House...

Item #658557

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 ou... See More  

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658253

Very rare Revolutionary War title, with a wealth of fine content...

Item #658253

October 21, 1779

THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, October 21, 1779



* Very rare American Revolutionary War publication



A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This issue is volume 1, number 32.

Page 2 has: "By the King. A Proclamation" which begins: "Whereas we have received ... See More  

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$1,150.00
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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$48.00
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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$45.00
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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$30.00
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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$46.00
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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172134

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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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.

Complete issue.... 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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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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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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