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Nellie Bly and her competition...

Item #692825

January 18, 1890


* Nellie Bly - American journalist print

* Around the World (during)

Inside has a nice 5 1/2 by 3 1/2 inch portrait of "Nellie Bly", plus a similar-sized portrait of  "Miss Elizabeth Bisland", and caption: "The Attempt To Make The Circuit Of The Globe In Seventy-Two Days--Portraits Of The Rival T... See More  

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1929 Lovelock Cave... Nevada...

Item #692677

April 01, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 1, 1929

* Lovelock Cave - Churchill County, Nevada

* Bat - Horseshoe - Sunset Guano cave

* Mark Raymond Harrington

* Prehistoric Indian tribe discovery

The bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Relics of Prehistoric Indians of 1000 B.C. Are Found in Cavern in Nevada Mountains" (see)

Complete with 52 pages, light toning, some wear along th... See More  

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Goingsnake massacre shootout..

Item #692638

April 29, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 29, 1872

* Goingsnake massacre

* Cherokee Nation - Oklahoma

* Official report of the event

The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE CHEROKEE BUTCHERY" "Thirteen Men Killed in Three Minutes" and more. (see) Text takes up almost a full column.

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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Ben Franklin's famous "Unite Or Die" engraving in the masthead...

Item #692301

November 30, 1774

THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, November 30, 1774  If there was one graphic which represented the spirit of the Revolutionary War it would have to be the ubiquitous segmented snake with the famous "Unite Or Die" caption.  The engraving, a prominent device in the masthead of this newspaper, shows a snake cut into various pieces, each with a
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1995 Dabwali fire accident...

Item #691726

December 24, 1995

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 24, 1995

* Indian school function fire disaster

* Mandi Dabwali, Sirsa District, Haryana, India

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "365 Die as Fire Engulfs School Party in N. India" with subhead. First report coverage continues on page 6 with a related small map. (see)

Complete 1st section only with 24 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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1867 Kidder fight massacre...

Item #691558

July 15, 1867

NEW YORK HERALD, July 15, 1867

* Kidder Fight (Massacre) - Kansas

* General George Armstrong Custer

* Pawnee Killer - Cheyenne Sioux Indians

Page 6 has an article headed: "The Indian War" and more. The text takes up over 2 full columns.

Complete with 8 pages, irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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1937 Jagadish Chandra Bose death...

Item #691400

November 24, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 24, 1937

* Jagadish Chandra Bose death

* Indian polymath - scientist

* Biologist, physicist, botanist

The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "SIR JAGADISH BOSE, SCIENTIST, 78, DIES" with subheads. (see)

Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Nice report on the Bill Cook gang...

Item #691354

October 24, 1894

THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, Oct. 24, 1894  

* Bill Cook Gang

The top of page 2 has column heads: "MANY OUTLAWS LOOSE" "The Cook Gang Doing Wholesale Robbery in the West" "Aquia Creek Booty Recovered" plus various subheads. The text takes over a full column. The great article begins: "The latest performance in the grand carnival of crime which is... See More  

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Black Americana - black voters, candidates, jurors, and more...

Item #691227

August 30, 1867

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 30, 1867  The front page has: "NORTH CAROLINA - COLORED JURORS ALLOWED", "Abortion Case... A Woman Left To Die In The Streets", "The Indian War", "Delaware - A Colored Man Murdered", and more. Also present is a brief account of newly register voters in South Carolina, which includes the mention of blacks.

Page 5 has: "GEORGI... See More  

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From Eastern Illinois...

Item #690524

September 09, 1876

IROQUOIS COUNTY TIMES, Watseka, Illinois, Sept. 9, 1876 

* Rare publication from the Midwest

From a somewhat small town (pop. 5,200) in Eastern Illinois. Various news and ads of the day, four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor wear at margins & fold, generally nice condition.... See More  

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1871 Ongara, Illinois lynching...

Item #690302

July 15, 1871


* Martin Meara lynching - lynched

* Onarga, Iroquois County, Illinois

The top of the front page has one column headings: "An Illinois Horror" "A Man Lynched For Whipping To Death His Own Story" and more. Lengthy text.

Complete with 4 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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Jim Thorpe excels at the Olympic Games...

Item #690212

July 16, 1912


* Jim Thorpe - Carlisle Indians star athlete

* 1912 Summer Olympic games - decathlon

The top of the front page has one column headings regarding the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm: "Uncle Sam Leads All" "Track Games At An End" "Thorp Great All-Round Man" and more. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 2.... See More  

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1900 Indian magic...

Item #690123

June 08, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 8, 1900

* Indian magic - India - fake ?

The top of page 7 has a two column heading: "CURIOUS INDIAN MAGIC QUEER FEATS OF FAKIRS" 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 fragile from this era in paper.

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Jim Thorpe's reinstatement re. Olympic medals...

Item #689695

October 14, 1982

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 14, 1982

* Jim Thorpe Olympic medals reinstatement

* Indian athlete from Carlisle, Pennsylvania

The front page has a one column heading: "Final Triumph Was 69 Years in the Making" with lead-in: "Jim Thorpe Ruling" and photo. First report coverage on the IOC reinstating Thorpe posthumously.

Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, nice conditi... See More  

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One of the more decorative mastheads of the 18th century...

Item #689209

June 13, 1793

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, June 13, 1793  If you are looking for a handsome American newspaper from George Washington's administration which is displayable & priced reasonably, this is one of the best. This title has one of the more decorative mastheads of the era, with an engraving of the then-coat-of-arms featuring an Indian with a bow & arrow.

Fo... See More  

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Terrific front page article on preparing for the overland journey to the gold fields...

Item #689183

May 18, 1849

BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, May 18, 1849  The front page has over half a column headed: "Overland Emigration To California". This is a terrific article about those who have gathered on the western border of Missouri and preparing for the arduous journey across the plains & mountain. The article reflects upon how ill-prepared many are, and touches on the hardships which are before them... See More  

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Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians... Lincoln's famous rally-letter endorsed...

Item #689176

September 04, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 4, 1863  Although much of the front page is taken up with reports from the Civil War, perhaps the most interesting item is the brief page 5 item headed: "Victory of Kit Carson Over the Indians", reading in part: "...had a fight with the Navajoe Indians beyond Fort Canby. The Indians were defeated with the loss of 13 killed & over 20 wounded...".

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Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians... Lincoln's famous rally-letter endorsed...

Item #689175

September 04, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 4, 1863  Although much of the front page is taken up with reports from the Civil War, perhaps the most interesting item is the brief page 5 item headed: "Victory of Kit Carson Over the Indians", reading in part: "...had a fight with the Navajoe Indians beyond Fort Canby. The Indians were defeated with the loss of 13 killed & over 20 wounded...".

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Much on the town of Corry, Pennsylvania...

Item #689105

April 27, 1867

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 27, 1867  The double page centerfold features  6 illustrations concerning the small town of Corry, Pennsylvania.

Th best is an expansive view of: "The City of Corry, Pennsylvania" being a great town overview. The other prints are of: "W. H. L. Smith, First Mayor of Corry" "Public School House at Corry, Pa." &q... See More  

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General George Custer.. Black Hills' gold...

Item #689018

September 01, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 1, 1874

* General George Armstrong Custer

* Black Hills gold - South Dakota expedition ENDS

The front page has a few related article headed: "Return Of the Black Hills Expedition" with subheads. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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From Territorial New Mexico...

Item #688927

January 06, 1893

LAS VEGAS DAILY OPTIC, New Mexico (Territory), Jan. 6, 1893 

* Very early for this state

An uncommon territorial newspaper from 19 years before statehood. The fist column has: "THE CATTLEMEN IN COURT" "The Wyoming Cattlemen Must Lay Aside Their Fire-Arms While in Cheyenne" "Dead-Lock In Colorado" and more.

Four pages, large folio size, archivally rejoined ... See More  

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Early and rare newspaper from Tucson...

Item #688912

November 14, 1874

ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. (Arizona Territory), Nov. 14, 1874  A very early & rare title from Southern Arizona published 38 years before Arizona would become a state.

Among the articles: "The Indian Question" "Tonto Creek & Basin--Old Ruins" "Pima County Officers" and more.

Four pages, water stain to an upper corner, good condition.... See More  

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John Brown's final speech... Indian troubles...

Item #688895

November 03, 1859

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 3, 1859  Page 4 has over half a column headed: "Brown's Trial" concerning John Brown and his Harper's Ferry slave insurrection. It includes John Brown's last speech, which states in part: "Now if it is deemed necessary that I should forfeit my life for the furtherance of the ends of justice, and mingle my blood further with the blood of my chi... See More  

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Reports from the California Gold Rush...

Item #688752

September 19, 1849

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Sept. 19, 1849  This title has both religious/Christian-themed news along with general news of the day.  Page 3 has several reports from the gold rush region headed: "Latest From California". Page one has an update in the missionary efforts to the Sandwich (Hawaiian) Islands and various Native American Indian tribes including Oregon, Choctaws, Ch... See More  

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An award in Ben Franklin's honor... Indians kidnap several colonists...

Item #688741
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1753  Of particular interest is: "Annual Medal of the Royal Society" which has Ben Franklin's name on it. There is related text noting: "...This mark of distinction is double due to Mr. Franklin. It is due to him as a philosopher; it is due to him as a man. The successful experiments of this philosopher have given us probable ... See More  

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Follow-up to the Second Battle of Bull Run...

Item #688664

September 06, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 6, 1862  Most of the front page is taken up with follow-up reports on the Second Battle of Bull Run (Manassas). Front page column heads include: "THE WAR IN VIRGINIA" "Gen. McClellan's Orders on Assuming His Command" "Latest Reports of Rebel Movements" "Jackson & Longstreet Said to be Moving Toward Harper's Ferry" &q
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Deadwood and Sidney described...

Item #688552

May 27, 1878


* Deadwood, Dakota Territory

* Sydney, Cheyenne Co., Nebraska

The front page has column heads: "HE NEW EL DORADO" "Sights & Incidents During a Trip to the Black Hills" "Sidney and Deadwood Described by an Observant Traveler".

A very descriptive article on Deadwood and Sidney, the latter being in Nebraska. Sidney... See More  

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Battle of Oswego (the French account)...

Item #688533
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1756 

* Battle of Fort Oswego, New York

* French and Indian War

* Louis-Joseph de Montcalm

The primary content includes: "The French Account of the Taking of Oswego" which has over a full page of text with some great, detailed reporting of the battle. Historically very significant with a few points reading: "...on the 14th a b... See More  

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Beauregard’s report on the Battle of Manassas…

Item #688493

February 07, 1862

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 7, 1862 

* Rare Confederate publication

* P.G.T. Beauregard official report

* On the Battle of Bull Run

A very rare title and great to have it contain the word “Southern” and also the motto which reads: “The South—Equality or Independence”. The front page has much on the correspondence between L... See More  

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Descriptive article on a trip to Colorado... General Custer... Indian issues...

Item #688324

August 29, 1866

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 29, 1866  The conclusion of the Civil War brought with it an interest in expending west, so it would not seem unusual that articles that read like a 19th century travelogue would appear in newspapers of the day.

This issue has one on page 2, which was part of a larger series: "A Trip To Colorado--Mining & Mining Progress" with a dateline from Centr... See More  

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Journey to Salt Lake City... Verdict in the famous slave case...

Item #688258

November 04, 1852

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 4, 1852  Taking over 1 1/2 columns on page 2 is the very detailed: "Captain Stansbury's Expedition To The Great Salt Lake". This is a wonderful account of the journey, about which much can be found on the internet. The subheads include: "From the Literary World" "A Dutchman en Route" "A Happy Family on... See More  

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Gold discovery in North Carolina... Indian troubles...

Item #688213

July 28, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 28, 1832  The front page has a detailed article on: "Movements Of The Army". Page 3 has an article: "From the Cherokees" datelined from New Echota, concerning their movements (printing crease here causes no loss of text).

The back page has: "North Carolina Gold Discoveries" which takes half a column. It reports a ne... See More  

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Great coverage of Bull Run, or Manassas, in a Confederate title...

Item #688169

July 24, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 24, 1861  Given the date, it is not surprising that the content on pages 2 & 3 contain much on the historic Battle of Bull Run, the first major conflict of the Civil War.

The Confederate reporting tells of an overwhelming Southern victory, with column heads including: "The Great Victory" "Increasing Excitement" "Action of ... See More  

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Terrific reporting on the Battle of Bull Run...

Item #688168

July 23, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 23, 1861  

* Battle of Bull Run # 1

* Manassas VA Virginia

* 1st major battle of the Civil War

* Confederate victory

Page 4 has some nice column heads on the battle of Bull Run, the first major battle of the Civil War, including: "THE GREAT BATTLE" "Incidents of Heroism" "The Battle Decisively Won" "The Enemy Attempt to Pursue... See More  

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Prelude to Bull Run...

Item #688166

July 18, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, July 18, 1861  

* Battle of Bull Run nears

* 1st major battle of the Civil War

Among the front page first column heads are those relating to fights just prior to Bull Run: "THE GREAT REBELLION" "Rumored Evacuation of Fairfax Court House by the Rebels" "Gen. Johnston in Full Retreat for Winchester" "Number of Troops in the Vicinity of t... See More  

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News from the Confederate capital...

Item #688115

February 05, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 5, 1862 

* Capital of the Confederacy

Not just a newspaper from the Confederate states, but from the capital of the Confederacy.

The front page includes: "The Grand Yankee Army" "Interesting & Valuable Statistics" "Report of the Sanitary Commission" "Condition of the Army--State of the Camps--How the Soldier... See More  

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Editor takes a rare, pessimistic view of the war...

Item #688101

January 08, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 8, 1862  

* Capital of the Confederacy

A nice newspaper from the Confederacy, and from the capital of the Confederacy as well. 

Half of the front page is taken up with ads, plus there is: "From The South Carolina Coast" "Lincoln's Message In Europe--Opinions of the English Press--The Position of England on the Issues Be... See More  

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Greeley's letter to Lincoln... Battle in Kentucky...

Item #688011

September 03, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 3, 1862 

* Battle of Richmond, Kentucky

* Horace Greeley & Abraham Lincoln

Articles include: "The Indian Massacres in Minnesota" "The Case of General Stone" "Mr. Lincoln's Scheme of Emancipation & Colonization" "War News of the Week" "Battle of Chattanooga" "Terrible Battle Near Richmon... See More  

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Prelude to the Battle of Tippecanoe...

Item #688004

September 20, 1811

UNIVERSAL GAZETTE, Washington City, Sept. 20, 1811  Page 3 has several reports headed: "Rumors of the Indian War" and the work of General Wm. H. Harrison in the Vincennes region. 

Fearful of the Indian confederacy being formed by Shawnee chief Tecumseh & his brother The Prophet, the frontier settlers of Vincennes (Indiana Territory) issue a call for the destruction of the ... See More  

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Four Acts of Congress signed by Thomas Jefferson...

Item #687980

May 27, 1802

GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 27, 1802  

* (4) acts of United States Congress

* Signed by President Thomas Jefferson

Two columns on page 3 are taken up with four Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson.  One is for the regulating the use of foreign coins in the U.S., and another relates to establishing trading houses with the Indian tribes.

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Early Lexington, Kentucky newspaper...

Item #687979

February 27, 1819

WESTERN MONITOR, Lexington, Kentucky, Feb. 27, 1819

* Rare publication

* Early for Kentucky

 A quite rare & early newspaper from Lexington. Typical news & ads of the day with over half of page 2 taken with a lengthy report headed: "The Seminole War".

A curious note by a customer brings to our attention the "Hon. J. Q. Adams" name penned at the very top (par... See More  

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Americans need to produce their own goods... Creeks vs. Choctaws...

Item #687575

January 21, 1768

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, Jan. 21, 1768  The front page has over half a column of reports headed: "America", carrying over to page 2, with datelines from Providence and Boston. The first report is on a call for a meeting to promote industry & manufacture so as to not depend as much on foreign imports due to the taxes. Another item mentions: "...that the inhabitants have ha... See More  

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Marriage of Ben Franklin's daughter... Colonists distressed by duties..

Item #687574

January 19, 1768

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, January 19, 1768  Page 2 has a letter from Pittsburgh mentioning: "It is feared here that an Indian war will break out in the Spring...on an act of hostility committed by a party of Indians on their return to their settlements among the six nations, from an unsuccessful war in which they had been engaged with the Cherokees...they plundered & murdered ten of... See More  

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Letter from John Hancock...

Item #687489

October 13, 1791


* Massachusetts Governor John Hancock

 Page 3 has a report concerning the collection of taxes, signed in type by the governor: John Hancock. Page 2 has a report on the: "Indian Expedition" of General Wilkinson.

Four pages, handsome & decorative masthead, great condition.... See More  

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Ben Franklin's will, and much more...

Item #687400

* Benjamin Franklin's will

The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles as noted on the full title/contents page.

The issue begins with: "Extracts from Dr. Franklin's Will" which takes over a full page and provides many details on various beneficiaries.

Also within: "Thoughts on Dueling&qu... See More  

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George Washington at age 22...

Item #687390
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1754  Among the early reports on the French & Indian War, is a very rare mention of colonel George Washington when he was just 22 years old.

The report is a continued one, headed: "Account of Our Affairs in America" and the text includes: "...On the other side the French have this season reaped a crop of corn from the lands on t... See More  

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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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Putting the Constitution into effect, & New York is the capital...

Item #687174

September 20, 1788


* United States Constitution into effect

* New York City as nation's capital

 The top of the front page has an article signed by: "A Federalist" which is very supportive of the new Constitution, then being considered for ratification by the various states. It notes in part: "...The game that is now playing by the ant... See More  

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The Indians out west... General Crook to General Sherman...

Item #687170

July 18, 1876

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, July 18, 1876  

* Post Battle of the Little Bighorn

* Great Sioux War of 1876

The front page has a letter signed by General: Geo. F. Crook to General Sherman concerning the situation with the Indians with mention of the camp on the Little Horn. 

Page 2 has: "The Black Hills Prospects--Troops & Supplies for Terry"... See More  

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Thoughts on the prospect of war with England... Printing of The Declaration...

Item #687127

July 02, 1812


* Declaration of Independence anniversary

* War with England imminent ?

On the ftpg. under "The Patriotism Of Our Fathers" is: "In Congress, July 4, 1776. By The Representatives Of The U. States Of America In Congress Assembled:  A Declaration" (see photos below). Hereafter is the text of the Declaration of Independence, s... See More  

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