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682715

John Wilkes Booth 3 years before his notoriety...

Item #682715

March 27, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 27, 1862 



* John Wilkes Booth theater ad

* Civil War original reporting




Near the top of the front page contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production of The Apostate at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth. 

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673327

Sherman unopposed... The Captain Beall/Lincoln/Booth connection...

Item #673327

February 25, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 25, 1865  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "WILMINGTON" "Our Troops in Possession of the City" "Battle & Rout of the Rebels" "General Terry in Pursuit of Hoke's Troops" "SHERMAN" "His March Unopposed" "The Capture of Columbia Very Unexpected at Richmond" "Groans ... See More  

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672496

Frederic Remington illustrations...

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HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, November, 1889  "The Mexican Army" article contains fourteen illustrations of various sizes by Frederic Remington. Other articles within the issue are: "York"; "At Grande Anse"; "A Century of Hamlet" which includes illustrations of Junius Brutus Booth and Edwin Booth, father and brother of John Wilkes Booth, ... See More  

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671225

John Wilkes Booth 3 years before his notoriety...

Item #671225

March 19, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 19, 1862 



* John Wilkes Booth theater ad

* Civil War original reporting




Page 2 contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production of Richard III at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth.  See the photo for the complete ad which notes ... See More  

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667788

One of the best Lincoln assassination issues...

Item #667788

April 22, 1865

WASHINGTON WEEKLY CHRONICLE, D.C., April 22, 1865



* Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report)

* Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth

* From our nation's capital




Truly a terrific issue, for being a weekly newspaper this was the first report of this event in this title, and better yet it is from the city where the assassination happened. A notable--and very uncommon--graphic... See More  

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666285

Terrific display issue on Lincoln's assassination...

Item #666285

April 16, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 16, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln's assassination

* John Wilkes Booth- Ford's Theatre




This date was a Sunday, and only rarely were Sunday newspapers bound into volumes held by libraries. As such, this date is arguably more scarce than the issue of April 15.

And when it comes to graphic appeal, I would suggest that this edition of the 16th surpasses that of the... See More  

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665671

Polygamy among the Mormons... John Wilkes Booth's horse...

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January 14, 1881

FINDLAY DAILY JEFFERSONIAN, Ohio, Jan. 14, 1881 



* Polygamy & the Mormons

* John Wilkes Booth's horse




Page 2 has two interesting, brief items: "It is asserted that the horse which John Wilkes Booth rode to the place of his capture after President Lincoln's assassination, belongs to an Abington, Mass. man & is a good traveler, though 23 yrs old." 

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665178

John Wilkes Booth 3 years before his notoriety...

Item #665178

March 28, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 28, 1862 



* Actor John Wilkes Booth play advertisement

* 3 years prior to Abraham Lincoln's assassination

* American Civil War reporting




The front page contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wil... See More  

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662910

Nice issue on Lincoln's funeral...

Item #662910

April 19, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 19, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination

* The hunt for John Wilkes Booth




Over half of the first column is taken up with some nice heads concerning the funereal of Abraham Lincoln, including: "SADNESS" "Preparation for the Funeral of The Martyred President" "An Imposing & Solemn Ceremony" "The Body Lying In State" &quo... See More  

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661884

John Wilkes Booth appears at Ford's Theater...

Item #661884

November 13, 1863

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1863 



* John Wilkes Booth as an actor

* Rare appearance at Ford's Theatre




A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C.

Page 3 has an advertisement headed: "FORD'S NEW THEATRE" which has three mentions of the name J. Wilkes Booth: "... See More  

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661557

John Wilkes Booth 3 years before his notoriety...

Item #661557

March 26, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 26, 1862 



* John Wilkes Booth theater ad

* Civil War original reporting




The front page contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production of The Apostate at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth. 

See the photo for the complete ad wh... See More  

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659498

Abraham Lincoln's 1st responder death...

Item #659498

June 14, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 14, 1932



* Dr. Charles Augustus Leale M.D. death

* Doctor who attended Abraham Lincoln

* Amelia Earhart visits Brussels, Belgium




Page 9 has a one column heading: "Mrs. Putnam Honored By Belgian King" with subhead. (see)

Page 21 has a one column heading: "DR. C. A. LEALE DIES; SAW LINCOLN SHOT" with subheads and photo. (see) Charles Leale was th... See More  

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656484

Lincoln's funeral in Philadelphia and New York City...

Item #656484

April 24, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination 

* Funeral - Obsequies in Philadelphia

* Hunt for John Wilkes Booth




All columns on all eight pages are black-bordered for the death of President Abraham Lincoln. Over half of the front page first column is taken up with heads including: "THE FUNERAL" "The Lying in State in Independence Hall, Philadelp... See More  

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655133

John Wilkes Booth appears at Ford's Theater... The date Lincoln attended the performance!

Item #655133

November 09, 1863

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 9, 1863 



* Abraham Lincoln attends Ford's Theatre (day of)

* Actor John Wilkes Booth performs




A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C.

Near the top of the front page is a great article headed: "Ford's New Theatre" which includes in pa... See More  

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654614

Edwin Booth reccomends Cocoa Beef Tonic...

Item #654614

June 16, 1881

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, June 16, 1881



* Edwin Booth, renowned actor

* brother of John Wilkes Booth




Page 4 has a one column heading: "Edwin Booth," which quotes him as saying: "It did me much good," says this celebrated actor, "in speaking of the *Liebig Co's Cocoa Beef Tonic. Beware of imitations. Ask for Cocoa Beef Tonic."

Other news a... See More  

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652372

John Wilkes Booth appears at Ford's Theater...

Item #652372

November 05, 1863

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 5, 1863 



* John Wilkes Booth as an actor

* Rare appearance at Ford's Theatre




A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C.

Near the top of the front page is an article headed: "Ford's New Theatre--The Lady of Lyons". The writer reports on t... See More  

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606957

Junius Brutus Booth death...

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December 02, 1852

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, December 2, 1852



* Junius Brutus Booth death (1st report)

* Patriarch of family of tragedians - actors

* John Wilkes & Edwin's father




The front page has a small heading: "Death of Mr. Booth the Tragedian" See image for very brief report here. Unfortunate for the small article here but still a 1st report in this venerable newspaper title.

Other news ... See More  

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597678

Actor Edwin Booth has a stroke ?...

Item #597678

April 04, 1889

KANSAS CITY JOURNAL, April 4, 1889 



* Edwin Booth has a stroke ? 

* American actor - John Wilkes brother
 



The front page has one column headlines: "BOOTH TOO ILL TO APPEAR"and "He Breaks Down In The Performance Of 'Othello'"



See photos for text here. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light browning, very minor margin... See More  

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551968

Concerning the remains of John Wilkes Booth...

Item #551968

September 19, 1867

NEW-YORK TIMES, NY, September 19, 1867 



* John Wilkes Booth 

* Mother's wish denied 




Page 5 has a report from Baltimore: "The Government Refuse to Give the Remains of Wilkes Booth to His Brother"



The Report reads: "Mr. Edwin Booth...has made application again for the remains of his brother, pleading...that his mother, being very aged, craves the dead body... See More  

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177220

Remembering Abraham Lincoln....

Item #177220

February 13, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 13, 1909  The color cover of Abraham Lincoln (by Stanton Palmer) is not included.  However, all other Lincoln related coverage (prints and text), as shown in the images, are present - including the standard cover with which includes Abraham Lincoln.

This issue has photos and an article of "Lincoln's Last Hours" and an illustration of... See More  

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173728

Burial of Captain Hall...

Item #173728

June 07, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 7, 1873 (supplement not included - see note below)

The front page features a full page illustration: 'The Burial of Captain Hall' with an accompanying article and a map illustration of 'The North Polar Region' of his expedition. Nice full page with 3 illustrations on: 'The Bender Murders Near Cherryvale, Kansas'. Three illustrations on: ... See More  

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173250

Thomas Nast's: 'Wilkes Booth the Second'...

Item #173250

November 07, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 7, 1868 The front page of this issue features a political illustration by Thomas Nast entitled "Wilkes Booth the Second" with an associated article "The Policy of Assassination". Inside is a very nice full page illustration: 'At the Market, Richmond, Virginia.' Two half-page illustrations are from the Earthquake at Ica, Peru. A fu... See More  

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172880

Lincoln's assassination: John Wilkes Booth on the front page...

Item #172880

April 29, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 29, 1865



* Famous Abraham Lincoln assassination issue

* The same issue (title and date) found in the time capsule under the (former) statue of Robert E. Lee on Dec. 28, 2021




The front page has a large and dramatic illustration of "J. Wilkes Booth" plus a lengthy article headed: 'The Murder Of The President' making this a nice display is... See More  

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172884

Prints on the Lincoln funeral, killing of Booth...

Item #172884

May 13, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 13, 1865  The front page features a large print of: "Andrew Johnson" who succeeded Abraham Lincoln as President. The balance of the front page is a lengthy biography of him.

There are several prints within which relate to the Abraham Lincoln funeral and the hunting & killing of John Wilkes Booth. Included are prints captioned: "Sergeant B... See More  

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