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701071

The Mormons have abandoned Salt Lake City...

Item #701071

July 15, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 15, 1858 



* Brigham Young - Mormons - Mormonism

* Salt Lake City evacuated - Utah War ending




Page 3 has: "The Latest From Utah--The Mormons Abandoning Salt Lake" which notes in part: "...Young and the rest of the Mormons...had evacuated the city and gone south to Provo. The city looked almost completely deserted. Peace... See More  

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697904

Jefferson Davis' speech in Columbia...

Item #697904

October 07, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 7, 1864  Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "President Davis in Columbia" "The President's Speech in Columbia" which is quite lengthy; "The Successes of Forrest" "Highly Important From Georgia--The Movement in Sherman's Rear" "Fighting In Louisiana" and more.

Complete as a s... See More  

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$98.00
697641

Rare Confederate title...

Item #697641

June 19, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, June 19, 1863 

 The front page contains a first-column report headed: "Dismissal of the British Consul at Richmond" which concerns President Jefferson Davis revoking George Moore's duties as an agent for the Confederacy in England.

This is followed by a related document headed: "Letters Patent -- Revoking Exequator of George... See More  

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$185.00
697498

Jefferson Davis rallies the troops...

Item #697498

August 14, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 14,1863 



* Capital of the Confederacy

* President Jefferson Davis




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

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697226

Jeff Davis' address, and much more...

Item #697226

January 23, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, January 23, 1863  This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era.

The front page includes some items relating to the Civil War in... See More  

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696915

Confederate from Winston, North Carolina...

Item #696915

January 24, 1862

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, Jan. 24, 1862



* Rare Confederate publication from the Civil War



 This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era.

Among the ... See More  

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$185.00
696643

Unique "Yankee" & "Confederate" pair of the same date...

Item #696643

July 22, 1861

Here is a unique opportunity for a pair of issues--one Yankee and the other Confederate--of the identical date of July 22, 1861 both reporting on the First Battle of Bull Run, one from the New York Tribune and the other from the Confederate capital of Richmond, titled the Daily Dispatch, providing a perspective of how the news was reported with all the "spin" & biases that ... See More  

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$648.00
695818

Terrific & rare broadside "Extra" on the capture of Jefferson Davis...

Item #695818

May 14, 1865

STATE JOURNAL - EXTRA, Sunday, May 14, 1865 



* Very rare miniature broadside

* Capture of Jefferson Davis

* President of the Confederacy




A terrific little broadside "Extra" with no mention of city or state of origin as was typical, given such releases were for local consumption only. The only hint that it may be from Michigan is in one of the headlines.

The three headlines ... See More  

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$2,300.00
694654

Official newspaper of the American Anti-Slavery Society... Celebrating the 13th Amendment...

Item #694654

February 18, 1865

NATIONAL ANTI-SLAVERY STANDARD, New York, Feb. 18, 1865  



* 13th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution

* Slavery banned - Emancipation of slaves

* Rare Anti-slavery publication

* American Civil War era




This newspaper was the official weekly newspaper of the American Anti-Slavery Society, established in 1840 & was published continuously until the ratification of the Fifteenth Amendme... See More  

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$525.00
694399

A lengthy message from Jefferson Davis to his Congress...

Item #694399

May 03, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 3, 1864  



* Capital of the Confederacy

* President Jefferson Davis




Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The War In North Carolina--Evacuation of Washington by the Yankees" "The Victory of Plymouth" "The Yankees in the Rappahannock" & more.

The back page is dominated by the: "President's Me... See More  

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$93.00
693197

Lincoln's adversary for the Presidency...

Item #693197

September 17, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 17, 1864  The full front page is a very dramatic print: "Harry Davis Capturing the Battle Flag of the 13th Louisiana Regiment, at the Battle of Ezra Church". 

Other prints within include: "Admiral Farragut's Fleet Bombarding Fort Morgan" "Rear-Admiral David G. Farragut, U.S.N." "View of Petersburg, Virginia,... See More  

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692478

Early report of Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid"...

Item #692478

October 15, 1864

THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 15, 1864 



* John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader

* 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry

* Report on the Greenback Raid




Although there is much Civil War reporting on the front page perhaps the most significant a brief item near the bottom of the back, headed: "Guerrillas at Work Again on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad" which reads: "A party
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691461

Jeff Davis'a appeal for help... Much war reporting...

Item #691461

August 08, 1863

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 8, 1863  



* Confederate president Jefferson Davis



Fully half of the first column is taken up with a nice stack of headlines on the Civil War, including: "Important From Charleston" "Fort Sumter to be Bombarded This Week" " Gilmore's Enormous Batteries" 'The Fort to be Reduced in an Hour and a Half"  &
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691445

Jeff Davis' speech to the troops...

Item #691445

October 24, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 24, 1863 



* Jefferson Davis speech to troops

* Battle of Bristow - Virginia




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Late Southern News" "The Engagement at Bristow Station" "Apologies For the Rebel Defeat" "Burnside's Operations in Virginia" "Jeff. Davis's Visit to Bragg's Army" "H... See More  

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691439

Letter from Jefferson Davis...

Item #691439

February 07, 1865

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 7, 1865  



* Capital of the Confederacy

* President Jefferson Davis




Much war-related news in a newspaper from the Confederate capital.

Reports include: "The War News" which includes a letter relating to Confederate agents negotiating with the North signed in type by: Jefferson Davis. It is followed by the reply: "To the President of the ... See More  

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691201

Nebraska to join the Union... Jeff Davis's complicity in the Lincoln assassination...

Item #691201

July 28, 1866

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 28, 1866  



* Nebraska Statehood

* Jefferson Davis




The front page has much reporting from: "Washington" with a stack of column heads, including: "Nebraska Admitted into the Union". It would formally become a state on March 1, 1867.

Page 4 has: "JEFFERSON DAVIS" "Investigation of the Charge of His Complicity in the Assassination... See More  

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691176

Inaugural address of Jefferson Davis...

Item #691176

February 26, 1862

THE PRESS, Philadelphia, Feb. 26, 1862 



* Confederate president Jefferson Davis

* Inauguration - inaugural address




An historic issue as the top of the front page has: "The Rebellion" "Important Southern News" "INAUGURAL ADDRESS OF JEFF DAVIS" "Rebel Accounts of the Fort Donelson Battle" "The Burning of Winton, N..C." "News From the... See More  

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$143.00
690714

Jeff Davis is an accessory to the murder of Lincoln...

Item #690714

May 04, 1865

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, May 4, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln home town funeral

* Jefferson Davis accomplice to murder ?




Inside has: "Proclamation By the President" "Jeff Davis Accessory to the Murder" "Heavy Rewards" "One Hundred Thousand Dollars for Davis" "More Assassins Arrested" "Funeral Obsequies at Springfield, Illino... See More  

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690440

1861 Jefferson Davis... Confederate...

Item #690440

November 01, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 1, 1861 



* From the Confederate capital



One of the most well known titles from the South, and from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "From Norfolk" 'Major General Van Dorn" and a few smaller items and various advertisement.

Inside has: "Boulevards for Richmond" "Army ... See More  

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690262

Jefferson Davis is indicted for treason...

Item #690262

May 12, 1866

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 12, 1866 



* Confederate president Jefferson Davis

* Official indictment for treason




Page 3 has a one column heading: "JEFF. DAVIS INDICTED" with subheads. (see)

Eight pages, creasing along the central fold of the front page only, generally nice.... See More  

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689852

The captured Jefferson Davis en route... Sherman foraging in the Carolinas... Calamity at Mobile, Alabama...

Item #689852

June 17, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 17, 1865 The most sought after print is: Fugitive Slaves Escaping to Wilmington, N.C." by Joseph Becker. However, the dramatic double-page foldout: "Awful Calamity at Mobile, Ala. - Scene Among the Ruins after the Explosion of the Ordnance Depot and Magazine", is also quite nice.

The front page has an article headed: "Proclamation... See More  

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689182

Abraham Lincoln's 1st speech upon being re-elected...

Item #689182

November 11, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 11, 1864 



* Abraham Lincoln address

* "In Response to a Serenade"

* Jefferson Davis & arming of slaves ?




Page five has column heads: "UNION REJOICES" "Serenading the President and Cabinet - Speeches of Mr. Lincoln, Mr. Seward, and Others."

The article includes one of the most humble calls for unity given by Lincoln: "The P... See More  

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689046

Perhaps the best graphic Lincoln newspaper to be had...

Item #689046

March 09, 1861

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 9, 1861 



* Perhaps the best graphic Lincoln newspaper to be had...



The front page has text on: "Our Portrait of the President" which relates to the terrific double page centerfold captioned: "Portrait of Abraham Lincoln, President elect of the United States of America, With Scenes & Incidents in His Life."

The larg... See More  

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688982

Front page print shows Lincoln being assassinated...

Item #688982

April 29, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Apr. 29, 1865 



* Famous Abraham Lincoln assassination issue



This issue remains one of the most desired for this historic, tragic event, as it is one of the only newspapers which included a front page graphic showing the actual assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Over half of the front page is taken up with a very dramatic print captioned: "A... See More  

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688900

Details on the capture of Jeff. Davis...

Item #688900

May 24, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, May 24, 1865 



* Jefferson Davis captured in Woman's clothes ?



Half of the first column on the front page is taken up with great heads on the parade of returning Civil War soldiers, including: "THE REVIEW" "The Grand Army of the Potomac Marching Through Pennsylvania Ave." "The Great Military Pageant of the Age" "The Honors To The Br... See More  

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688735

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

Item #688735

February 02, 1865

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



* Jefferson David proclamation

* Confederate Day of Thanksgiving




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

Also ... See More  

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688549

News from the Gold Rush... Colonel Jefferson Davis...

Item #688549

August 01, 1849

LEBANON ADVERTISER, Pennsylvania, Aug. 1, 1849 



* Uncommon publication

* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners




An uncommon title, and the volume 1, number 5 issue. Near the top of the ftpg. is: "From California" with a San Francisco dateline, & including: "The anchorage is crowded with vessels & more arriving daily...Provision & clothing are abundan... See More  

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688525

Was Jeff. Davis starving Union prisoners?

Item #688525

August 23, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 23, 1865  



* Confederate President Jefferson Davis

* Henry Wirz - Andersonville Prison - Georgia




Among the front page articles: "Jeff. Davis & the Starvation of Union Soldiers" which includes mention of the infamous Andersonville prison. Also: "Virginia" "Decapitating the Volunteer Officers...".

Inside includes: "The Wi... See More  

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688246

Jefferson Davis at the capitulation of Monterrey...

Item #688246

February 12, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 12, 1847  Pages 3 and 4 contain great content headed: "The Capitulation Of Monterey - Official Papers and Letters", the first of which is a half column letter signed in type: Jefferson Davis.

At the time Davis was a Colonel in the "Mississippi Rifles" which he organized. He also fought in the Battle of Buena Vista, bein... See More  

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688155

Second battle of Bull Run... Stonewall Jackson at Cedar Mountain...

Item #688155

September 03, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 3, 1862  The front page has a great deal on the Civil War--from the Confederate perspective--including items headed: "From the Army of Northern Virginia" which includes some nice coverage of the battle of Cedar Mountain with several mentions of Stonewall Jackson. This is followed by some nice coverage of the second battle of Bull Run altogeth... See More  

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688136

The capture of Fort Henry...

Item #688136

February 08, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 8, 1862  



* Fort Henry, Tennessee captured

* In a Confederate publication




The front page has: "Notes Of The War--The 'Situation' In Kentucky--Position of the Hostile Armies--The Five Grand Divisions of the Federal Army & Where They Are" "The North & the War--How to Raise the Money" "A Yankee's Experien... See More  

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688100

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

Item #688100

February 24, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, February 24, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* President Jefferson Davis inauguration

* Best publication to be had ? (very rare)




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

Certainly the most significant content i... See More  

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688096

Jeff Davis's speech to the troops...

Item #688096

October 25, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 25, 1863 



* Jefferson Davis speech

* Confederate president

* re. Chickamauga victory




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Advance of Gen. Banks on the Bayou Teche" "Interesting from the Texas Coast" "From the Rebel States" "Address of Jeff. Davis to Bragg's Army" which is signed in type: Jefferson... See More  

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688090

Jefferson Davis and his government...

Item #688090

March 23, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, March 23, 1865 



* Confederates falling apart

* Nearing the end of war

* Sherman at Goldsboro NC




Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "Jeff. Davis And His Government" "The Rebel Senate in Judgment on the Rebel President" "The Revelation Of Dispair" "Lee the Forlorn Hope of the Rebels" and more... See More  

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688050

Lincoln is tough on peace... Jeff Davis comments...

Item #688050

February 10, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 10, 1865



* Peace conference

* Confederate mission

* Abraham Lincoln

* Final months of war




 Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "The Fight on Monday Last" "Difficult Nature of the Country" 'Temporary Defeat of the Union Forces" "Our Losses Thus Far About 800" "Union Lines Extended Four Miles&qu... See More  

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684718

Wirz is hanged... Trial of Jeff Davis... Reconstruction...

Item #684718

November 15, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 15, 1865  Among the articles are: "The Latest Phase of Reconstruction" "The Trial of Jefferson Davis--The President and Chief Justice Consult About It" "Reported Insurrectionary Movement of Negroes" "the Execution of Capt. Wirz - His Last Moments--His Courageous Conduct on the Gallows" and an editorial on this event head... See More  

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684211

Jeff Davis' Proclamation on the Mumford controversy: death for Butler... Battle of Murfreesboro... A "Memphis" title......

Item #684211

January 03, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 3, 1863 



* Battle of Stones River - Murfreesboro, Tennessee

* Jefferson Davis proclamation

* Very rare publication




This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South--see the information below. The most notable content in the issue is the back page report headed: "The Battle At Murfreesboro" "... See More  

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684148

On the inaugurations of Jefferson Davis, and Abraham Lincoln...

Item #684148

March 16, 1861

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 16, 1861 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Rebel leader Jefferson Davis

* Inaugurations w/ prints




The full front page is a nice print of: "The Hon. Jefferson Davis, President-Elect of the New Southern Confederacy, Addressing the Citizens of Montgomery, Ala...Preview to His Inauguration." Inside includes a dramatic print of: "... See More  

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683064

The closing days of the Civil War...

Item #683064

April 06, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, April 6, 1865



* Confederate capital occupied

* Last days of the Civil War

* Jefferson Davis fleeing




 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "RICHMOND" "Official News of the Pursuit of the Rebel Forces" "Sheridan Calls on Meade to Assist in Capturing or Dispersing Lee's Army" "Grant at Hotaway, C.H." &quo... See More  

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683046

A Memphis newspaper from Jackson... Jeff Davis' annual address...

Item #683046

January 22, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 22, 1863  This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South. Note that this "Memphis" newspaper was published in Jackson, Mississippi. See the information below concerning its history.

The front page is mostly taken up with the: "PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE" which is signed in type: Jefferson Davis... See More  

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682956

Panic in Richmond...

Item #682956

January 20, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, Jan. 20, 1865  Formatted very much like its competitors, the Times, Tribune & Herald. Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "Great Panic in the Rebel Capital" "Despondency Among the People" "Defiant Denunciation of Jefferson Davis" "Bloodshed Must be Stopped" and more.

Eight pages, very n... See More  

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682776

Confederate newspaper from Memphis... Jeff Davis' speech...

Item #682776

November 27, 1861

MEMPHIS WEEKLY APPEAL, Tennessee, November 27, 1861 



* Rare Confederate stronghold publication



This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city.

Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the "Memphis Appeal" newspa... See More  

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$188.00
682679

Jefferson Davis is inaugurated as President...

Item #682679

February 25, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 25, 1862 



* Jefferson Davis inauguration

* President of the Confederacy

* Nashville, Tennessee map




The front page features a nice map of: "THE CITY OF NASHVILLE" which includes the city streets.

But of most significance is the front page report headed: "Inauguration of Jeff. Davis as President of the Bogus Confederacy" "Scenes and Ceremo... See More  

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682606

Upon the capture of Jefferson Davis...

Item #682606

May 22, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 22, 1865 



* Jefferson Davis captured in Woman's clothes



Among the front page column heads are: "JEFF. DAVIS" "His Arrival at Fortress Monroe" "Stephens, C.C. Clay, Reagan & Wheeler Accompany Him" "Quarters Prepared for the Party" "Incidents of the Capture" "Davis As A 'Mother' " "He Br... See More  

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682237

Taylor's state-of-the-union address...

Item #682237

December 25, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 25, 1849 



* President Zachary Taylor

* State of the Union Address

* Best publication to be had ?




Most of the ftpg. is taken up with reports from "Congress" including several mention of "...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi..." which was Jefferson Davis, who would become the President of the Confederacy.

Much of pages 4 ... See More  

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681741

Confederate newspaper...Sherman advancing towards Columbia...

Item #681741

October 31, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Oct. 31, 1864 



* Rare Confederate publication



A rather rare title and great that it includes the word “Southern”.

The front page is mostly taken up with ads & military notices but there are also: "The Capture & Destruction of the New York Steamer Roanoke" "The War in the Southwest - From Mobile&qu... See More  

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$136.00
680889

"Memphis" newspaper printed in Atlanta, Georgia... Jefferson Davis' stirring address to his soldiers...

Item #680889

February 14, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Feb. 14, 1864 



* Very rare Confederate title

* Publisher on the run




See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper.

Among the front page items are: "President Davis' Address to the Army" which is rather lengthy & signed in type: Jefferson Davis. This is a very nice, rousing address to his sold... See More  

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$226.00
680215

A racist newspaper on the post-war events...

Item #680215

August 05, 1865

NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, Aug. 5, 1865  A decidedly racist newspaper which began well before the Civil War & lasted a few years after. As such their reporting on events of the day provide a contrasting perspective beyond most other Northern newspapers.

Among the reports: "Letter From Richmond" "The Constitutional Amendment" "The Confederate Heroine"... See More  

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680188

A racist newspaper on the trial of the Lincoln conspirators...

Item #680188

June 03, 1865

NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, June 3, 1865 



* Lincoln assassins trial

* Rare pro-white title

* Reconstruction era




A decidedly racist newspaper which began well before the Civil War & lasted a few years after. As such their reporting on war events provide a contrasting perspective beyond most other Northern newspapers.

Among the reports: "The Assassination Trial" &... See More  

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$60.00
679367

Lincoln election results... Jefferson Davis on arming slaves...

Item #679367

November 12, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 12, 1864  



* Abraham Lincoln election results

* Jefferson Davis message




Over two columns on the front page are taken up with reports headed: "The Election" and "The Result In New York" "Union Majority in the State Over Eight Thousand" plus it continues with some election results from six other states as well, some quite brief.

The re... See More  

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$45.00
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