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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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1866 Fetterman Fight massacre....

Item #687037

December 27, 1866

NEW YORK TIMES, December 27, 1866.


* Fetterman Massacre

* Fort Laramie

On page 4 under "Terrible Massacre At Fort Laramie" "Three Officers and Ninety Soldiers Surrounded and Butchered" is a rather inconspicuous report reading in full: "A terrible massacre occurred on the 22d, near Fort Phil. Kearny. Brevet Col. Fetterman, Capt. Brown, and Lieut. Gammond, ... See More  

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

Item #686760

August 24, 1874

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, August 24, 1874

* General George Armstrong Custer

* Black Hills gold - South Dakota expedition

The top of the front page one column headings that include: "IN THE BLACK HILLS" "Gen. Custer's Exploring Expedition" and more. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 2.

Other news of the day. Complete with 10 pages, light toning at the margins, light creas... See More  

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Mormon attack... Brigham Young on the Indians & U.S. forces...

Item #686572

November 17, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 17, 1857  This issue has multiple reports regarding the Mormon tensions of mid-late 1857. Page 2 begins with a full column article headed: "A Reply to Brigham Young" which kicks off with Young's detailed letter on how to handle the Indians, followed by the response of J.W. Denver, Commissioner of Indian Affairs. Both letters d... See More  

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1935 SS Mohawk shipwreck...

Item #686437

January 25, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1935.


* SS Mohawk shipwreck

* Ward Line ocean liner

* New Jersey coast collision

* Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial

* Bruno Hauptmann takes the stand

* Loads of court testimony

The top of the front page has a three column headline: "WARD LINER SINKS IN CRASH WITH FREIGHTER OFF JERSEY; ALL ABROAD BELIEVED SAVED" with sub
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Early 1855 Cooperstown, New York...

Item #685920
An Oct. 29th, 1855 check drawn in the "Otsego County Bank" in Cooperstown, New York. A very handsome item which features an engraving of an Indian at the left side. Printed on maroon ink with 1 circular "Paid" stamp. About 2 3/4 by 7 3/4 inches and in nice condition.

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Problem with slaves in the Bahamas... Cherokee gold...

Item #685718

October 08, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 8, 1831 The back page has most of a column headed: "American Slaves In The Bahamas" which is a report concerning a slave ship which wrecked on one of the Bahama Islands and the slaves--bound from an Atlantic port to New Orleans--taken into the Bahamas.

Also near the back is: "Cherokee Gold Mines" in Georgia.

Complete in 24 pages, 6 ... See More  

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Creating a government in Colombia... Indian lands and laws...

Item #685714

June 26, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 26, 1830  Inside has a report concerning the creation of a government in "Colombia" noting: "The new constitution having been adopted...proceeded to elect a president and vice president of the republic...a deputation waited upon Bolivar & informed him of the result He congratulated them on the happy termination of their labors...&... See More  

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General Samuel Houston... Trail of Tears...

Item #685713

May 16, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 16, 1829 

* Trail of Tears 

* Samuel Houston 

* North Carolina gold

Page 3 has an article with a small head: "Gen. Houston" which has some speculation on why this former governor of Tennessee is leaving, ending with: "...They relate to domestic misfortunes. He has not only resigned the governor's chair of Tennesse... See More  

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For and about the military... Champion Rifleman of America...

Item #685650

September 09, 1876

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, September 9, 1876  Half of the front page is taken up with a nice ad "The Leech Cup won by Judge Gildersleeve, 'Champion Rifleman of America'  -- 1876 with the Sharps Rifle at Creedmoor, May 27...".

Inside the issue is an article "The War with the Sioux", "The campaign presents no new features except that the forces und... See More  

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Battle of the Clearwater...

Item #685574

July 15, 1877

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 15, 1877

* Battle of the Clearwater

* Chief Joseph - Looking Glass

* General Oliver Otis Howard

This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 7 has an article headed: "Fierce Fighting" "Howard's Troops Rout the Redskins in Idaho" and more. (see)

This issue is not fragile as newsprint back... See More  

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1st successful mid-air refueling... Aviation history...

Item #685527

June 30, 1923

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30, 1923

* Army Aviators attempt to break flight record

*  First mid-air refueling

Page 4 has the headline: "LONG-DISTANCE FLIERS CRASH IN MUD FLAT", which states that Capt. Lowell H. Smith's and Lieut. J. B. Richter's flight, while forced to crash-land before breaking the flight endurance record, did prove "... planes may be re-fuel... See More  

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Uylsses S. Grant... Cowboys...

Item #684878

August 01, 1885

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 1, 1885  Includes Supplement & "The Hero of Our Age" image.

Full ftpg: 'General Grant's Last Message' is quite somber, as he was near death. Halfpg: 'Dr. Ferran Inoculating for Cholera in Spain' Displayable fullpg. cowboy print: 'On A Hot Trail' shows cowboys on the hunt for Cheyennes. Fullpg: 'Death of Grant... See More  

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1921 Pueblo, Colorado flood...

Item #683593

June 05, 1921


* Pueblo, Colorado flood disaster

The top of the front page has a four column headline: "FLOOD DEAD ESTIMATED 500 PUEBLO, COL., A SEA OF MUD PROPERTY DAMAGE $10,000,000" with subheads. (see)

First section only with 14 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.... See More  

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Opening day ad for "Fort Apache"... John Wayne...

Item #683509

June 24, 1948

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 24, 1948

* Original "Fort Apache" premiere ad

* American Western film - movie

* Opening day showing in New York City

* John Wayne - Shirley Temple - Henry Fonda

* John Ford's first of the "cavalry trilogy"

Page 29 has a 9 x 8 inch advertisement for the opening day of "Fort Apache" in New York City. (see)

Complete with all 52 pa... See More  

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The Grattan Indian massacre...

Item #683447

September 11, 1854

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, September 11, 1854 

* Grattan Massacre (1st report)

* United States Army

* Lakota Sioux Indians

The front page has an article headed: "Important from Fort Laramie--An Entire Detachment of United States Troops Massacred by the Indians" Early, 1st report coverage on what was known as the "Grattan Massacre". This was the opening engagement of the... See More  

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1946 Royal Indian Navy mutiny...

Item #683407

February 24, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 24, 1946

* Royal Indian Navy mutiny

* Bombay, India - Mahatma Gandhi

The to of the front page has a three column headline: "BOMBAY FIGHTING RENEWED AT NIGHT, DEATH TOLL SOARS; MOST OF CITY UNEASILY CALM" with subheads. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Complete 1st section only with 46 pages, rag edit... See More  

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Bridge over Harlem River... Heaviest locomotive...

Item #683304

July 17, 1897




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Missouri becomes a Confederate state... Uncommon Confederate title...

Item #683215

August 02, 1861

The DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, Aug. 2, 1861 

* Very rare Confederate publication

This is a single sheet newspaper with just a one column masthead, not uncommon from the Confederacy where newsprint was often difficult to come by. From the early part of the Civil War with many items relating to it, including article headed "Resolutions of Mississippi on the Victories i... See More  

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1906 Portland, Colorado trains disaster...

Item #682918

March 16, 1906

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 16, 1906

* Portland, Pueblo County, Colorado

* Adobe Station trains collision disaster

* Denver and Rio Grande Railroad

The front page has a banner headline: "FORTY CHARRED BODIES IN RUINS OF TWO TRAINS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to ... See More  

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1903 Battle of Lightning Creek... Wyoming...

Item #682917

November 03, 1903

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 3, 1903

* The Battle of Lightning Creek

* Last Indian battle o Wyoming

* Sioux - Native Americans

The front page has a one column heading: "ARMED COWBOYS PURSUE INDIANS" with subhead. (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... See More  

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Mormon missionaries arrive in St. Louis... Indian troubles...

Item #682823

June 07, 1854

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 7, 1854

* Mormon missionaries

* Indians harass (Nebraska Territory) and are harassed (New York)

Page 3 has: "FROM SALT LAKE CITY", which tells of a group of missionaries having arrived safely at St. Louis, with some details regarding Mormon emigration.

Another article has: "Nebraska Excitement", which talks of trouble... See More  

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Fugitive Indians...

Item #682791

January 16, 1879

HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana (Territory), January 16, 1879 

*  The Fort Robinson massacre

*  Molly Maguire Execution

Several articles on Cheyenne Indians in Fort Robinson incident including: "CHEYENNE HOSTILES" with subhead, "Results of the Chase After the Fugitive Band" and "A Bold Break to Escape Captivity. Several Soldiers and Thirty of the Indians... See More  

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"Indians Can go Where They Please"... Sitting Bull...

Item #682785

May 22, 1879

HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana (Territory), May 22, 1879 

* Judge Dundy ruling states Indians can go anywhere

Page 5 lists a telegram stating: "Indians Can go Where They Please", after the Judge Dundy ruling in the Standing Bear v. Crook case.  This ruling was: "regarded by the government as a heavy blow to the present Indian system; that if sustained it will prov... See More  

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

Item #682525

July 24, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 24, 1861  Not only a newspaper from the Confederate states, but from the capital of the Confederacy. 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 i... See More  

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The battle of Fort Apache...

Item #682456

September 05, 1881

THE PHILADELPHIA PRESS, Sept. 5, 1881  The front page has most of a column taken up with what is known as the Battle of Fort Apache, which occurred in eastern Arizona Territory on September 1.

The top of a column is headed: "THE APACHE MASSACRE" "Confirmations of the Disaster To General Carr's Command" "The Indians Recklessly Brave and Defiant--Hurrying Reinforce... See More  

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Terrific 18th century ship illustration...

Item #682414
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1748  Certainly the feature item in this issue is the terrific, full page illustration of: "A Ship Of War" with considerable detail, and with most of the facing page having the "Explanation to a Ship of War of the third Rate with Rigging, &c., at Anchor".

The "Explanation" numerically identifies 148 parts noted on the ... See More  

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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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Last major train robbery in the United States...

Item #682345

November 26, 1937

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., November 26, 1937

* Last major train robbery in the U.S.

* Deming, Luna County, New Mexico

* Henry Loftus and Harry Donaldson

You might call it the official end of the "Wild West", but in any case the two column heading near the bottom of the front page announces what is considered the last major train robbery in the country: "''Brooklyn... See More  

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Surrender of Chief Joseph and the New Perce Indians...

Item #682251

October 12, 1877

DAILY GAZETTE & BULLETIN, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, Oct. 12, 1877  Over a full column of the front page is taken up with details on the surrender of the famous New Perce Indian chief Chief Joseph.

Heads note: "JOSEPH A PRISONER" "He Surrenders With His Band to General Miles" "Full Particulars of the Capitulation--When and Where it Occurred--Sketch o the Chief a... See More  

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Graphic detail of a lynching...

Item #682184

October 03, 1881

THE PHILADELPHIA PRESS, Oct. 3, 1881  The front page has an article headed: "Desperate Lynchers" "A Horse Thief Hanged in the Midst of A Riot". The article begins: "...from Bloomington, Ill., give graphic details of the lynching there last night of Charles Pierce, the imprisoned horse thief, who shot & killed jailor Franks while the latter was conveying him from o... See More  

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Chief Sitting Bull on the warpath ?...

Item #681932

March 23, 1878

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, March 23, 1878

* Chief Sitting Bull on the warpath ?

The bottom of the front page has a small one column heading: "The Indian Situation" with subhead. See image for brief text.

Four pages, a little archival mending at the margins, minor wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.... See More  

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Chief Spotted Tail in 1875...

Item #681925

September 18, 1875

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 18, 1875

* Chief Spotted Tail - Agency

* Brulé Lakota Sioux Indians

Page 5 has an article headed: "WOGALAKA TONKA" "Spotted Tails Tepee" and more.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Famous "Unite Or Die" engraving in the masthead...

Item #681728

November 16, 1774

THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, November 16, 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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St. Johns, Arizona dam break flood disaster....

Item #681698

April 15, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 15, 1915

* St. Johns, Apache County, Arizona flood

* Lyman dam - reservoir break disaster

The front page has a banner headline: "Arizona Reservoir Breaks; Eight Persons Drowned" with subhead. (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... See More  

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Two Civil War maps on the front page...

Item #681551

February 11, 1862

NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 11, 1862  The front page features two Civil War maps headed: "Fort Henry & the Tennessee Position" "The War in Kentucky & Tennessee" with column heads including: "The Capture of Fort Henry" "The Rebel Infantry Run" "War News Summary" and inside has: "Beauregard's Report of the Battle of Bull ... See More  

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Slocum, Texas tornado disaster....

Item #681537

April 25, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 25, 1929

* Slocum, the town that blew away

* Anderson County, Texas tornado disaster

* Elinor Smith aviation feat

The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Seven Killed in Texas Village by Tornado; Blizzard Isolates Area About Cheyenne" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Page 3 has a... See More  

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Rare newspaper printed on board a transcontinental train...

Item #681531

June 27, 1870

TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Promontory Point, Utah, June 27, 1870 

* First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route"

* Very first excursion published newspaper (#8)

This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issue... See More  

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Naval reports from the French & Indian War in America...

Item #681528

March 22, 1759

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, March 22, 1759  Page 2 has naval reports from the French & Indian War: "The Phila, Capt. Farmer, from New York...was taken the 17th of February by the Sampson privateer of Bayonne..." with more reports mentioning New York and South Carolina.

Four pages, 9 1/2 by 14 1/2 inches, red tax stamp on the front page, great condition.... See More  

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The will of Stephen Girard...

Item #681484

October 19, 1833

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER Baltimore, Oct. 19, 1833  Among the many articles are: "Festival of Vine Dressers"  "Steamboat Disasters" "Lander's Second Voyage Up the Niger"; a report from a  famous Indian language newspaper: "From the Cherokee Phoenix" "Stephen Girard's Will" which takes almost 4 pages.

Girard personally saved... See More  

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The Pueblo Incident with North Korea...

Item #681457

January 23, 1968

DAILY BREEZE, Torrance, California, January 23, 1968 

* USS Pueblo incident (1st report) 

* Apollo 5 - 1st Lunar Module flight

The front page features reporting of the Pueblo Incident with banner headline: "Red Koreans Board, Capture U.S. Ship" with subhead and map. Nice for display.

Also a banner heading at the very top of the front page announces: "Space Shot Per... See More  

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Benjamin Franklin receives an award...

Item #681445
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1753  Near the back is a small & inconspicuous item reading: "At the anniversary meeting of the Royal Society the prize medal of gold was voted to Ben Franklyn, Esq. of Maryland, for his electrical discoveries."  

Note that not only did they spell his name wrong but they have his home colony wrong.

At the back is the &q... See More  

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1918 Norman, Oklahoma state hospital fire disaster...

Item #681410

April 10, 1918

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 10, 1918

* American athlete Jim Thorpe photo

* Carlisle Indians football fame

* Tries out New York Giants baseball

Page 11 has a two column photo of Jim Thorpe with heading: "Jim Thorpe Sure Is a Persevering Guy" with text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that... See More  

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Kit Carson defeats the Navajo Indians...

Item #681405

September 04, 1863

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Sept. 4, 1863 

* Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians

The bkpg. has a rather small report headed: "Defeat of Indians by Kit Carson" with the report from Albuquerque, New Mexico, giving the details of a victorious battle over the Navape [sic Navajo] Indians. See photo for details.

Rarely is the famed explorer & scout K... See More  

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Custer's Massacre... Thomas Nast prints...

Item #681299

July 22, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 22, 1876 

* The Custer Massacre

* Chief Sitting Bull

* Prints - illustrations

The entire front page is a nice political cartoon by famed artist Thomas Nast, captioned: "The Democratic (Deformed) Tiger 'Fixed' ".

Within this issue is over a full column article headed: "The Montana Slaughter", which in addition to follow u... See More  

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Mauch Chunk... Alaska...

Item #681258

October 12, 1878

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 12, 1878  The full ftpg. is a political cartoon showing Ben Butler. Among the prints within are: "Mauch Chunk, Pa." "Pennsylvania--An Autumn View of Mauch Chunk, the 'Switzerland of America' & its Attractions". This town would be re-named "Jim Thorpe". The doublepg. centerfold is a group of 9 prints of: &... See More  

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Parade in Carlisle for Olympic champion JimThorpe...

Item #681236

August 20, 1912

VALLEY SENTINEL, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, August 20, 1912  Although legendary athlete Jim Thorpe was born & grew up in Oklahoma, he has very close ties with the city of Carlisle. It was in 1904 when Thorpe attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School that his incredible athletic prowess was discovered by "Pop" Warner, one of the most influential coaches in early football histor... See More  

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Ships for America... Fire in Frankfort's Jewish district...

Item #681203

January 31, 1719

THE POST-BOY, London, January 31, 1719 

* Great masthead engraving

* Early 18th century original

One of the more decorative 18th century issues with two ornate engravings in the masthead, and the first letter on the ftpg. very embellished.

The front page has several items including a report from Frankfort: "A great Fire in the Jews Street hath consumed here about a hundred and te... See More  

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Post Custer massacre.... Gen. George Crook...

Item #680955

August 11, 1876

WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Aug. 11, 1876

* Post battle of Little Bighorn (Custer Massacre)

* General Alfred Terry - Sioux Indians War

Page 2 has a one column heading: "The Indian War" with subhead. (see) See image for text here shortly after the Custer massacre at the battle of Little Bighorn.

Other news and several interesting advertisements are included througho... See More  

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Gunfight at the OK Corral, and much more...

Item #680807
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, March, 1883  A great issue with much reporting on some of the romance of the Old West. The first article in the issue, "Across Arizona", takes 16 pages and is quite detailed, containing eleven prints, including "Norton's Landing on the Colorado River" a: "Map of Southern Arizona" "Pasqual, the Yuma Chief"... See More  

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