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692952

Destruction of the 'Nauvoo Expositor' by Joseph Smith... Early report of John Sutter...

Item #692952

June 25, 1844

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 25, 1844 



* Destruction of the "Nauvoo Expositor"

* Prelude to Joseph Smith's murder

* Mormons - Mormonism




The front page has one of those little gem reports collectors seek: very early mention of a name that would be notable years later.

Printed here is a letter which says in part: "...the following communication fro... See More  

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692829

General Howe proclamations in a 1777 Tory newspaper... The latest war news...

Item #692829

November 26, 1777

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 26, 1777 



* Revolutionary War Tory original

* Rare Pro British issue from America

* General William Howe proclamations




This was a strongly Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British were in occupation. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the ... See More  

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692827

Wonderful Confederate account of the Battle of Sharpsburg, or Antietam...

Item #692827

October 02, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, October 2, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate publication

* Battle of Antietam - Sharpsburg MD

* Bloodiest one day battle in America




Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery.

Almost the entirely of page 2 is taken up with a very lengthy & detaile... See More  

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692765

One of the more fascinating publishers from the Civil War...

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November 30, 1864

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, Nov. 30, 1864 



* Very rare Civil War title 

* William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow




W. G. Brownlow, or  Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the pres... See More  

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692764

Nice content in this rare & very early title...

Item #692764

January 29, 1666

THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, January 29, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar) - issue #22



* Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had



This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself fr... See More  

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692301

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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691743

Niles' eight essays on the 'Mitigation of Slavery'...

Item #691743

May 08, 1819

NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore  A set of 8 issues which contain all eight essays by publisher Hezekiah Niles titled the: "Mitigation of Slavery" in which he puts forth five propositions to that end.

The issues are dated May 8, 15, 22; June 19, 26; July 17; Aug. 14 & 21, 1819. The following details are excerpted from www.civilwarcause.com:

"In 1819, in the midst of inten... See More  

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691742

"The Swedish Intelligencer" by Butter and Bourne...

Item #691742

January 01, 1633

THE SWEDISH INTELLIGENCER, "The Third Part" as well as: "The Fourth Part", London, 1633  A very rare newsbook by the famed publishing team of Nathaniel Butter and Nicholas Bourne who are credited with being the founders of the English language periodical format, having published: "The Continuation of Our Weekly News" in 1624, taken from like-publishers in Germany... See More  

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691094

Lengthy on Abraham Lincoln and his 'Spot Resolutions" in Congress...

Item #691094

December 23, 1847

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 23, 1847  Page 2 has an uncommonly lengthy report from [Abraham] Lincoln in the House of Representatives. This was his "spot resolution" and speech condemning the reasons for starting the Mexican War. He requests proof from President Polk that American blood was shed on American soil and that the enemy provoked the Americans, and he
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690641

One of the more fascinating publishers from the Civil War...

Item #690641

April 23, 1864

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, April 23, 1864   W. G. Brownlow, or Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread hi... See More  

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689194

Historic Proclamation by the King formally ending the Revolutionary War...

Item #689194

February 15, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, February 15, 1783  Certainly the prime--and very historic--content takes over one-third of the back page, headed: "By the KING, A PROCLAMATION Declaring the Cessation of Arms, as well by sea as land, Agreed Upon Between his Majesty's the most Christian King, the King of Spain, the States General of  the United Provinces, and the United States of Am... See More  

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689188

Early issue of a Union occupation newspaper from Savannah...

Item #689188

January 04, 1865

SAVANNAH REPUBLICAN, Georgia, Jan. 4, 1865  This is a fascinating and very rare newspaper--just the 6th issue of this title printed--from just 2 weeks after the Confederates abandoned the city.

Half of the first column is taken up with a letter: "To Our Army & Navy Patrons!" which is an appeal by the publisher to support the paper, and what it takes for the: "...maintenanc... See More  

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689187

On the resignation of General Burgoyne...

Item #689187

April 18, 1780

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & THE WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, April 18, 1780  The entire front page, two-thirds of page 2, and half of page 3 are taken up with: "...the various letters that passed between the late and present secretary at War and Lieutenant General Burgoyne, previous to that officer's resignation of his military employments.", with various references to his ... See More  

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689181

Perhaps the best newspaper to be had for Harrison's inauguration...

Item #689181

March 05, 1841

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 5, 1841  Perhaps the best newspaper to be had on the inauguration of William Henry Harrison as the nation's ninth President, this being the premier newspaper from the nation's capital. 

Most of page 2 is taken up with: "THE INAUGURAL ADDRESS of Gen. William Henry Harrison, March 4, 1841, On entering Upon the Duties of th... See More  

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689171

Creation of the Department of the Navy...

Item #689171

June 20, 1798

THE SPECTATOR, New York, June 20, 1798  A very significant issue, as the front page contains the Act of Congress which formally established the Department of the Navy.

The United States Navy can trace its history back to 1775 when the Continental Congress passed a resolution creating the Continental Navy. Soon after the end of the Revolutionary War the ships were sold & the Continental N... See More  

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689126

Frederick Douglass, on the front page...

Item #689126

October 12, 1867

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 12, 1867  The front page features three prints, one showing: "Gen. Sheridan Receiving the Congratulations of Fred Douglass and the Colored Citizens of Baltimore, at the Philadelphia Depot, Baltimore".

It is quite rare to find images of Frederick Douglass in a period newspaper, and more so on the front page. Page 3 has a related article... See More  

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689081

Is the pursuit of independence worth the effort?

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April 22, 1778

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, April 22, 1778  This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia.

Over two-thirds of the front page is taken up with the text of two Bills being considered in Parliament relating to America. The first is a: "DRA... See More  

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688044

Lincoln's first inaugural address... "We are not enemies, but friends"...

Item #688044

March 08, 1861

KENNEBEC JOURNAL, Augusta, Maine, March 8, 1861  Page 3 begins with the: "Inaugural Address" which is signed in type at its conclusion: Abraham Lincoln. It takes nearly 2 columns.

Page 2 has a lengthy editorial on: "Lincoln's Inaugural". It includes in part: "We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained it must not bre... See More  

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688031

Lincoln is inaugurated, with his memorable address on the front page...

Item #688031

March 05, 1865

DAILY MILWAUKEE NEWS, Wisconsin, March 5, 1865  The front page begins with nice column heads including: "Inaugural Message Of President Lincoln!" "The Heavens Wept Profusely & the Streets of Washington Deluged in Mud!" "Latest From Sherman!" & much more on the closing events of the Civil War.

After the column heads is: "The Inauguration" dated ... See More  

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688026

The fall of Richmond... Very graphic...

Item #688026

April 04, 1865

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 4, 1865  See the photos for this terrific and extremely graphic issue reporting the capture of Richmond, which essentially meant the end of the Confederacy. Lee would surrender to Grant at Appomattox just 5 days later.

The first column heads read: "VIRGINIA ! " "Richmond and Petersburg Taken ! " "Colored Troops the First to Enter the Slave
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688014

The fall of Richmond... Very graphic...

Item #688014

April 04, 1865

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 4, 1865  See the photos for this terrific and extremely graphic issue reporting the capture of Richmond, which essentially meant the end of the Confederacy. Lee would surrender to Grant at Appomattox just 5 days later.

The first column heads read: "VIRGINIA ! " "Richmond and Petersburg Taken ! " "Colored Troops the First to Enter the Slave
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687930

The early "scoop" on Abe Lincoln...

Item #687930

May 24, 1860

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 24, 1860  Abraham Lincoln rose to a certain level of national prominence in 1858, but more-so in 1860 when on May 18 the Republican Convention nominated him to be their candidate for the presidency. 

Page 4 contains a fascinating article headed: "Mr. Lincoln's Abilities" which is close to 1 1/2 columns of text on Lincoln, his life, his abilities,
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687481

War of 1812 enlistment document...

Item #687481

February 06, 1812

A great War of 1812 enlistment broadside, with the text beginning: "WE, the Subscribers, do hereby Volunteer and Offer our Services to the United States...Passed the 6th day of February, 1812. We further bind ourselves to serve the UNITED STATES under Major ALEXANDER DENNISTON for the defence of the City and Harbour of New York, as a Corps of Riflemen, during one year."

What follows is ... See More  

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687480

Handsome Massachusetts-Bay lottery ticket, 1779...

Item #687480

January 18, 1779

Partly-printed "Massachusetts State Lottery, Class the First" bond dated at the top: January 18, 1779. The text notes the state promises "…to pay the Possessor of this note the sum of fifteen pounds by the first day of January, 1783…".

Nice vignette of a pine tree encircled by a rattlesnake engraved by Nathaniel Hurd. This bond was issued to pay the winners in th... See More  

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687423

Putnam's account of the Battle of Horse Neck...

Item #687423

April 22, 1779

THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, April 22, 1779  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 6.

The front page begins with a letter concerning depreciation of Continental money, taking over two-thirds of the front page.

Page 2 has a note from an... See More  

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687422

Great content on the Revolutionary War... Brandywine Creek... Chesapeake Bay....

Item #687422

February 14, 1778

THE PROVIDENCE GAZETTE and COUNTRY JOURNAL, Rhode Island, Feb. 14, 1778  Almost the entire front page is taken up with a report on the treatment of American captures by the British, with considerable detail.

It begins: "The following is an account of the treatment that the Continental officers, taken in the frigates Hancock and Fox, and lately returned from a six mon... See More  

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687385

Congress responds to the King's Proclamation that the colonies are in open rebellion...

Item #687385

December 21, 1775

THE NEW-ENGLAND CHRONICLE or the ESSEX GAZETTE, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Dec. 21, 1775  Certainly the most historic content is found on page 3, being Congress' response to the King's proclamation of August 23 in which he refused to receive the conciliatory Olive Branch Petition and proclaimed that the American colonies were in a state of open rebellion.

 This response is dat
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687380

Commercial treaty is 'vanished in smoke'... Very handsome masthead...

Item #687380

November 15, 1783

PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 15, 1783  Certainly a prime feature of this issue is the terrific engraving in the masthead, larger and more intricate than most and quite displayable.

Half of the first column is taken up with an ad for "Haym Salomon", a very noted Jewish financier during the Revolutionary War.

Page 3 has a letter from Paris not... See More  

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687300

With the "Supplement" issue as well. Fine content...

Item #687300

May 16, 1768

THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, May 16, 1768  The entire front page and most of pg. 2 are taken up with a continued report titled: "An Account of Corsica; & the Memoirs of the famous Pascal Paoli the commander in chief of the Corsicans."

Page 2 contains a nice & somewhat detailed ad for the famous series of "Letters From a Farmer in Pennsylvania..." done by John Dickinson,... See More  

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687227

A different title from Tombstone, Arizona...

Item #687227

September 11, 1889

TOMBSTONE PROSPECTOR, Arizona, Sept. 11, 1889  We have had a few other newspapers from the iconic Old West town of Tombstone, but this is perhaps the most uncommon. The masthead features a great engraving of a miner on a mule.

The content is much as would be expected from a mining town, including many legal notices concerning mines, etc. A wealth of ads as well.

Four pages, archivally rejoi... See More  

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686710

George Washington's state-of-the-union address...

Item #686710

November 14, 1792

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 14, 1792  Taking over half of the front page and concluding on page two where it is signed in script type: G. Washington, is President George Washington's "Speech to Both Houses of Congress".

This was his annual state-of-the-union address, a tradition which he initiated in 1790 and which carries on to this day. There is a prefacing paragraph hea... See More  

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686702

England declares war on the American colonies...

Item #686702

August 24, 1775

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 24, 1775  Certainly the most significant content is the back page printing of the very historic: "By The King, A Proclamation For Suppressing Rebellion and Sedition" which was the King's response to the so-called Olive Branch Petition, sent to the king by the Second Continental Congress on July 8, 1775.

King George III rejected the idea of re... See More  

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686423

News of Cornwallis' surrender... Benedict Arnold & the Battle of Groton Heights...

Item #686423
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1781  Near the back is a section headed: "American News" which has a "Copy of a Letter from Brig. Gen. Arnold to his Excellency the Commander in Chief, dated Sound off Plumb Island, Sept. 8, 1781" which takes over an entire page & is signed by him in type: B. Arnold. This is his detailed report on the taking of New London... See More  

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686153

Significant Act of Congress in response to the Whiskey Rebellion...

Item #686153

July 09, 1794

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, HARTFORD, June 23, 1794  Half of page 2 is taken up with an Act of Congress: "An ACT Making Further Provision for Securing and Collecting the Duties on foreign and Domestic Distilled Spirits, Stills, Wines and Teas." At its conclusion it is signed in type by the President; Go. Washington,

This Act of Congress was notable to the troubling Whiskey Rebellion i... See More  

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686051

Congressmen sworn in & Congress begins...

Item #686051

April 15, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Apr. 15, 1789  A terrific issue on the very first days of work for the new federal Congress.

  See the photo for the page 2 report from New York mentioning that the Speaker & other members of the House are sworn into office, with a printing of a portion of their oath.

Also some reporting of the very first item on the first Congress, that being th... See More  

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686042

Tonnage Act: further defining the historic Tariff Act of 1789...

Item #686042

July 22, 1789

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, July 22, 1789   Most of page 2 and a bit of page 2 are taken up with "Sketches of the Proceedings of Congress" providing interesting insight into the discussion of the very new federal government.

Page 3 has the full text of: "An Act Imposing duties on Tonnage" signed in type by the President: G. Washington, and the Vice Presid... See More  

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685222

Perhaps the best newspaper to be had for Harrison's inauguration...

Item #685222

March 05, 1841

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 5, 1841  Perhaps the best newspaper to be had on the inauguration of William Henry Harrison as the nation's ninth President, this being the premier newspaper from the nation's capital. 

Most of page 2 is taken up with: "THE INAUGURAL ADDRESS of Gen. William Henry Harrison, March 4, 1841, On entering Upon the Duties of th... See More  

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684899

The Gettysburg Address on the front page... One of the very best...

Item #684899

November 20, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 20, 1863  It would be difficult to argue for a more notable or desirable newspaper from the Civil War. Combine the complete text of the historic Gettysburg Address by President Abraham Lincoln, with this venerable title, with the content being on the front page, and the combination makes for one of the best newspapers one could own from the Civil War era.

The front page ... See More  

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683683

From rough & tumble Deadwood, Dakota Territory...

Item #683683

July 26, 1889

DEADWOOD DAILY PIONEER, Black Hills, (South Dakota) July 26, 1889  This city would arguably be--along with Tombstone & Dodge City--one of the more famous of all the towns from the rough & tumble days of the Old West, and only rarely do such issues come to light. It attracted larger-than-life Old West figures including Wyatt Earp, Calamity Jane, and Wild Bill Hickok (who was killed the... See More  

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683605

The famous "irrepressible conflict" speech...

Item #683605

November 13, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1858  Nearly three columns on page 2 are taken up with the: "Speech Of Mr. Seward, of New York, delivered at a political meeting held in Rochester on the 25th of October, 1858".

This speech, although harmful to his political career, put the slavery issue on the front burner. One way or another, it had to be resolved.

Before ... See More  

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676141

Just the 4th newspaper published in California, with Gold Rush content...

Item #676141

October 11, 1850

THE DAILY PACIFIC NEWS, San Francisco, Oct. 11, 1850  A rare & very early newspaper from California and from during the Gold Rush, being just the fourth newspaper in the state. 

Page two has various reports from California.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed with wide margins, very nice condition.

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675994

Congregation Shearith Israel mourns... Lincoln's funeral...

Item #675994

April 21, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 21, 1865  Although somewhat inconspicuous, perhaps the most notable item within this black bordered issue is the page 7 mention of the mourning services held at The Congregation Sherith Israel [Shearith Israel] on behalf of the late President.

Synagogues did not often receive the same coverage as other places of worship, and the fact that the Congregation Shearith Isr... See More  

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675832

Death of Marilyn Monroe, in a California newspaper...

Item #675832

August 06, 1962

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE--EXTRA, Aug. 6 1962  A terrific & very displayable issue as the bold banner headline announces: "MARILYN MONROE FOUND DEAD" with a subhead: "An Overdose Of Sleeping Pills.

The ftpg. also features a photo headed: "Alone in the Dark" with the caption beginning: "This is the end of Marilyn Monroe's fabulous career--alone in a sm... See More  

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671792

Benjamin Franklin's lightning rod experiment...

Item #671792
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1752  Inside has an extremely significant article titled: "A Cut and Description of a Machine, easily constructed, for making the Experiment by which Franklin's new Theory of Thunder is demonstrated" with descriptive text showing how this experiment works. Each piece of the illustration is identified as well. A great and early conte
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669851

One of the earliest newspapers from the colonies...

Item #669851

April 03, 1735

THE AMERICAN WEEKLY MERCURY, Philadelphia, April 3, 1735  As any serious collector of newspapers knows, it is exceedingly difficult to find any colonial American newspapers from before 1760, let alone an issue from 1735. It began in 1719 and only published through 1749. It was the very first newspaper in all of the Middle Colonies, and only the fourth newspaper published in all of the America... See More  

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669422

Death of Martin Luther King in an African-American newspaper...

Item #669422

April 12, 1968

CHICAGO DAILY DEFENDER, April 6-12, 1968  This Chicago-based weekly newspaper was founded in 1905 by an African American for primarily African-American readers. As such, this report of the assassination of Martin Luther King is far more rare & desirable than if found in virtually any other newspaper in the country.

And the headline is bold and very dramatic: "KING MURDERED ! " ... See More  

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668020

Abraham Lincoln is inaugurated...

Item #668020

March 06, 1865

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, March 6, 1865  Page 2 has nearly a full column of text headed: "The Inauguration" with the details of Lincoln's second inaugural, and includes in the bottom portion the heading: "The Inaugural Address" which includes the immortal words: "...with malice toward no one, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as ... See More  

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658416

Congressmen sworn in & Congress begins...

Item #658416

April 15, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Apr. 15, 1789  A terrific issue on the very first days of work for the new federal Congress.

  See the photo for the page 2 report from New York mentioning that the Speaker & other members of the House are sworn into office, with a printing of a portion of their oath.

Also some reporting of the very first item on the first Congress, that being th... See More  

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652573

Very early report of Washington's inaugural address, plus his election as well...

Item #652573

April 01, 1789

THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, April, 1789   Certainly the most notable content is found in "The Chronicle" section near the back where the latest news was reported, which covers the election & inauguration of President George Washington.

The full text is shown in the photos, however some items include the heading: "Commencement of Federal Government Under the ... See More  

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