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678465

1902 Leesburg, Virginia Negro lynching...

Item #678465

August 12, 1902

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 12, 1902



* Black and white lynchings - hangings

* Lexington, Lafayette County, Missouri




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "TWO LYNCHED IN MISSOURI" 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 in pa... See More  

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673923

Horse racing magazine from Lexington, Kentucky...

Item #673923
THE THOROUGHBRED RECORD, Lexington, Kentucky, March 15, 1913  As the title would suggest this magazine is focused on  horse racing, and the masthead notes: "A Weekly Thoroughbred Journal Published by the Thoroughbred Record Company".

The ftpg. has a photo of the horse: "Machintla, Bay Filly, 1909" with a great wealth of text inside on the horse racing. Many horse rac... See More  

Item from Catalog 307 (released for June, 2021)...

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672448

A letter from VMI...

Item #672448

January 25, 1872

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Jan. 25, 1872  Page 2 has a letter from the "Virginia Military Institute" in Lexington concerning immigration. Also an article on "Constitutional Amendments" for the state of North Carolina.

Four pages, a few creases, and a bit of foxing, good condition.

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671270

1861 Davenport, Iowa... 1st Battle of Lexington....

Item #671270

September 23, 1861

DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, September 23, 1861



* Rare title from the Civil War

* First Battle of Lexington - Missouri




This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day.

This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pl... See More  

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671155

The Henry Clay monument which was never built...

Item #671155

September 08, 1855

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 8, 1855  The ftpg. has a print and article on: "The New Clay Monument, Lexington, Kentucky" but it is not the version which was ultimately dedicated two years later. This version is much more elaborate than that which can be visited today.

Four pages, very large size, folded 3 times with wear at the folds. The folder size noted is for the ... See More  

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666073

Much on the tensions with America: "God knows how this will end"...

Item #666073

April 14, 1775

THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg (with Supplement), Apr. 14, 1775 This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War.

Interesting that just 5 days after this issue was printed the battle of Lexington & Concord began the Revolutionary War.

The ftpg... See More  

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666066

Wealth of interesting commentary from just before the outbreak of war...

Item #666066

February 17, 1775

THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE (with Supplement), Williamsburg, Feb. 17, 1775  This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War.

Fully half of the front page is taken up with an interesting article headed: "Observations On Taxing America". Notewor... See More  

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666057

Battle of Cheat Mountain...Siege of Lexington...

Item #666057

September 22, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 22, 1861 



* Battle of Cheat Mountain WV

* First Battle of Lexington

* Missouri State Guard victory




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Another Defeat of the Rebels at Cheat Mountain" "Important From Missouri" "Progress Of The Siege Of Lexington" "Important From Kentucky&quo... See More  

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664718

John Adams responds, Thomas Jefferson intervenes...

Item #664718

October 24, 1798

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 24, 1798  The ftpg. has an address: "To John Adams, President of the United States" from a military unit at Lexington, followed by his response signed in type: John Adams. A pg. 2 bit concerning America making preparations for action against France, with Thomas Jefferson intervening.

Four pages, good condition.

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663848

Nile Kinnick killed... Iowa Hawkeyes...

Item #663848

June 05, 1943

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 5, 1943



* Nile Kinnick killed in WWII action

* Iowa Hawkeyes Heisman trophy winner

* NCAA college football halfback




The top of the front page of the sport's section has a five column heading: "Navy Announces All-American Nile Kinnick Killed in Action" with small photo of Kinnick.

Complete with all 18 pages, light toning at the margins, small lib... See More  

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662149

Major General Alexander Hamilton...

Item #662149

October 09, 1799

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 9, 1799 



* Alexander Hamilton during Quasi-War



Page 3 has a report concerning the construction of a light house at Shell Castle and at Cape Hatteras (see). Also reports from New York, Pittsfield, Worcester, Boston and Lexington.

The back page has a nice "War Department" notice mention that: "All officers...who are... See More  

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660785

The 1st African-American slave to formally practice medicine...

Item #660785
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), January, 1789 



* James Derham, esteemed and promoted by Dr. Benjamin Rush - 1st African American (and slave) to officially practice medicine

* Thomas Fuller - an uneducated slave with incredible mathematical ability

* Reflections upon Lexington & Concord




The most noteworthy article begins on page 61 under the heading, "At a meeting of the ... See More  

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655861

Confederate newspaper from Grenada, Mississippi... John H. Morgan...

Item #655861

October 22, 1862

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, October 27, 1862  If the title and city of publication seem to disagree, they do not. 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 &... See More  

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651634

Second Battle of Lexington...

Item #651634

October 21, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, October 21, 1861 



* Second Battle of Lexington

* Army of Missouri victory

* General Sterling Price




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Important News From Missouri" "The Recapture Of Lexington" "Two Hundred Prisoners Captured" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.... See More  

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651596

The siege of Lexington...

Item #651596

September 20, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 20, 1861 



* First Battle of Lexington

* Missouri State Guard victory




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Important News from Missouri" "Attack on Lexington by the Rebels Under Gen. Price" "Frightful Slaughter and Repulse of the Enemy" "Important From Kentucky" "The... See More  

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651569

Death of Jefferson Davis?

Item #651569

September 05, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 5, 1861  Among the various front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Confirmatory Reports of the Death of Jefferson Davis" "Unfounded Rumors of Conflicts in Virginia" "Eagerness of the Hostile Armies for Battle" "Particulars of the Attack & Repulse of the Rebels at Lexington" "Death of J... See More  

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650816

In praise of freed slaves fighting in the War of 1812...

Item #650816

January 28, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 28, 1815  Articles within include: "Lexington, Kentucky" which is descriptive of it; "Naval Establishment", a very lengthy: "Treasury Report" which takes over 4 pages.

Also: "Events of the War" has some nice reports from New Orleans, beginning: "We are yet without definite intelligence from New Orle... See More  

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646999

Horse racing magazine from Lexington, Kentucky...

Item #646999
THE THOROUGHBRED RECORD, Lexington, Kentucky, 1913  As the title would suggest this magazine is focused on  horse racing, and the masthead notes: "A Weekly Thoroughbred Journal Published by the Thoroughbred Record Company".

The ftpg. has a horse racing-related photo with a great wealth of text inside on the horse racing. Many horse racing advertisements as well.

Complete in 1... See More  

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618333

General Bragg's army...

Item #618333

October 29, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 29, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate title

* General Braxton Bragg




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

Among the various items inside are: "The Yankee Draft" "Progress & Events of the War" "Columbus Guards &am... See More  

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596942

Lexington, Kentucky...

Item #596942

November 02, 1796

SUPPLEMENT TO CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Nov. 2, 1796 



* Early Lexington, Kentucky



The back side of this single sheet "Supplement" and an item datelined "Lexington" which has a description of this town, noting near the beginning: "...must afford a pleasing satisfaction to view the rapid progress of building & impro... See More  

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595240

Heppner, Oregon storm disaster....

Item #595240

June 17, 1903

WELLSVILLE DAILY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, June 17, 1903



* Heppner, Oregon

* Storm - flood disaster




This 4 page newspaper has one column headings on the front page: "Loss Of Life Fully 500", "Details of Terrible Catastrophe in Heppner, Ore." and more (see photos). Coverage on the worst natural disaster in Oregon history.



Other news and advertiseme... See More  

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594946

Fate of those who evacuated Virginia...

Item #594946

April 22, 1780

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, April 22, 1780  Page 3  has: "...An Act of the General Assembly of Virginia" concerning the fate of those who left Virginia to reside in England or elsewhere: "...bona fide inhabitants there for at least one year at any time within four years next before the commencement of hostilities on the 19th of April, 1775 [Lexington & Con... See More  

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592255

How Virginia dealt with patriots & traitors...

Item #592255

August 20, 1779

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Aug. 20, 1779  Page 3 under "America" has a report from the Committee of the House of Delegates in Virginia, which includes: "...those inhabitants of this state who were beyond sea at the commencement of hostilities at Lexington, & have not since by overt acts adhered to the public enemy, ought still to be deemed citizens of this commonwe... See More  

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589382

Heppner, Oregon storm disaster....

Item #589382

June 16, 1903

WELLSVILLE DAILY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, June 16, 1903



* Heppner, Oregon

* Storm - flood disaster




This 8 page newspaper has one column headings on the front page:

"TOWN OVERWHELMED", "Five Hundred Lives Lost In Cloudburst In Oregon", "Wall Of Water 20 Feet High" and more (see photos). 1st report coverage on the worst natural disaster in Oregon history.... See More  

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587238

Primarily a horse racing newspaper...

Item #587238

December 15, 1860

SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Sept. 15, 1860  This was a sporting-themed newspaper, however at this point in its career this newspaper was primarily about horse racing to the exclusion of most other sports. One article is headed: "Lexington Races & Fair".

Twelve pages, nice condition.

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586787

Early Kentucky newspaper...

Item #586787

April 02, 1824

WESTERN MONITOR, Lexington, Kentucky, April 2, 1824 



* Rare title



A quite rare & early newspaper from Lexington. Typical news & ads of the day. Page 2 includes: "Yesterday the President of the U. States presented to Gen. Jackson the Gold Medal, heretofore voted to him by Congress for his gallant defence of New Orleans...", which includes the acceptance speech of Andre... See More  

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586785

Pro-Union newspaper from this Civil War border state...

Item #586785

September 12, 1865

THE UNION STANDARD, Lexington, Kentucky, Sept. 12, 1865



* Rare post Civil War title



A scarce title from this border state, shortly after the end of the Civil War. The paper was formally titled "The National Unionist", obviously being pro-North during the Civil War. Page 2 has several items which relate to the conclusion of the Civil War including a Proclamation signed in type by th... See More  

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586427

Great wealth of illustrated horse advertisements...

Item #586427

April 24, 1886

KENTUCKY GAZETTE, Lexington, April 24, 1886 



* Rare title from Kentucky

* Illustrated horse ads




Being from horse country, it is not surprising that the advertisements are focused on horses, with the front page having a large, illustrated ad for one, and the back page entirely taken up with horse ads including 35 which are illustrated (see photos).



Four pages, various wear at the mar... See More  

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586424

Rare title from Lexington KY...

Item #586424

March 04, 1885

THE APOSTOLIC TIMES, Lexington, Kentucky, March 4, 1885 



* Very rare title



This is the first time I have seen this newspaper. As the title might suggest it is primarily religious in nature but other items as well. Eight pages, some loss at the right side affecting some of the first leaf & more of the 2nd leaf, various wear with some separation at folds, some foxing.... See More  

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585501

Nile Kinnick killed... Iowa Hawkeyes...

Item #585501

June 10, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1943



* re. Nile Kinnick death

* Iowa Hawkeyes Heisman trophy winner

* NCAA college football




This 40 page newspaper has a small one column heading on page 28: "Memorial to Kinnick Is Planned by Iowa"



Other news, sports and advertisements throughout with much on WWII. Nice condition.



wikipedia notes: On June 2, 1943, Kinnick was on a routine tra... See More  

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583857

Sir Barton, Triple Crown winner...

Item #583857

May 10, 1919

THE WORLD, New York City, May 10, 1919



* 1st winner of the American Triple Crown

* Kentucky Derby (1st of 3 wins)




This 28 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 18: "Eternal Slight Favorite for the Kentucky Derby" with subhead: "Billy Kelly and Sir Barton, the Ross Entry..." and list of horses entered into the great race. This would be the 1st of 3 historic wi... See More  

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583839

War Admiral... The Preakness...

Item #583839

May 15, 1937

ALBANY EVENING NEWS, Albany, New York, May 15, 1937



* War Admiral - horse racing

* Preakness Stakes win (2nd of 3 wins)

* Triple crown winner




This 24 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page that include: "Muddy Track May Handicap War Admiral in Preakness" and more. This would be the 2nd of 3 historic wins for the famed horse.



Other news, sports and advertisem... See More  

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583833

Whirlaway to win Kentucky Derby in 1941...

Item #583833

May 03, 1941

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, May 3, 1941



* Whirlaway - horse racing

* Kentucky Derby (1st of 3 wins)

* Triple crown winner




This 22 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 13: "Jimmy Loftus Picks Whirlaway; Strike Threatened at Downs" with subheads and related photo. This would be the 1st of 3 historic wins for the famed horse for the triple crown.



Other news... See More  

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583623

Whirlaway wins the Preakness in 1941...

Item #583623

May 11, 1941

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, May 11, 1941 



* Whirlaway - horse racing 

* Preakness Stakes win (2nd of 3 wins) 

* Triple crown winner
 



This 40+ page newspaper has two column headlines on page 4 of the sport's section (inside): "Whirlaway Captures Preakness With Ease" and more (see photos). This was the 2nd of 3 historic wins for the famed horse for... See More  

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583447

Man O' War wins at Belmont....

Item #583447

September 14, 1919

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, September 14, 1919



* Thoroughbred racehorse Man O' War

* Futurity Stakes - 5th major win

* Belmont Park, New York




This 36 page newspaper has a headline on page 15 that reads: "Man-o'War Takes Futurity Classic" with subheads that include: "MAN-O''-WAR WINS BIG FUTURITY" and more (see photos).



Other ne... See More  

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571441

Baseball... Horseracing... Pirates...

Item #571441

August 12, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES,  New York,  August 12, 1865  The front page of this issue features an article concerning horse racing under the heading "Sports of the Turf".  Additional headlines include:



"The Grand Two-Mile Race for Three-Year Olds", "Revenue Colt of Baltimore and Winner of the Purse", "The Second Race of Mile Heats", "The Lexin... See More  

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569177

Civil War map of Missouri...

Item #569177

October 05, 1861

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, October 5, 1861 



* Rare Midwestern Civil war map 



The front page features a nice & detailed map captioned: "The Seat Of War In Missouri", plus the first column has many Civil War  heads including: "The Great Rebellion" "Fighting In Western Virginia" "Everything Quiet Around Washington" "Arrival of ... See More  

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564811

Triple Crown... Citation thoroughbred racehorse...

Item #564811

June 14, 1948

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, June 14, 1948



* Thoroughbred racehorse

* Citation & Belmont Stakes

* Triple Crown winner




This 8 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 7: "Citation On A Vacation".



See photos for text.



Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with little spine wear, otherwise in good condition.



source: wikipedi
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557805

Triple Crown... Citation thoroughbred racehorse...

Item #557805

June 12, 1948

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, June 12, 1948



* Thoroughbred racehorse

* Citation & Belmont Stakes

* Triple Crown try




This 8 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 5: "Citation To Seek Belmont Stakes Win".



He would win the triple crown on this day.



Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with minor spine wear, otherwise in good... See More  

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552123

Lexington, Missouri...

Item #552123

October 21, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, NY, October 21, 1861 



* Lexington, Missouri 


* Linn Creek, Missouri 



This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "The Rebellion" "Important News From Missouri" "The Recapture of Lexington" "Dispersion of a... See More  

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551534

Lexington, Missouri...

Item #551534

September 20, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York City, September 20, 1861 



* Lexington, Missouri 

* Mayfield, Kentucky



This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration.



Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE REBELION" "IMPORTANT FROM MISSOURI" "Attack on Lexington by Rebels Under Gen. Price"... See More  

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547457

Baseball...

Item #547457

August 12, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES,  August 12, 1865  The front page of this issue features an article concerning horse racing under the heading "Sports of the Turf".  Additional headlines include: "The Grand Two-Mile Race for Three-Year Olds", "Revenue Colt of Baltimore and Winner of the Purse", "The Second Race of Mile Heats", "The Lexington Horse Lexicon ... See More  

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544658

Horse racing...

Item #544658

June 21, 1862

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, June 21, 1862  This newspaper, which was primarily a sporting newspaper, has a quite lengthy article headed: "Lexington, Kentucky, Races" with accompanying subtitles reading:  "Splendid Fields, and Fine Sport", "Very Exciting Vicissitudes", "Idlewild and Millington Both Beaten", "Victory of the Yorksh... See More  

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177620

Governor Foss....

Item #177620

September 02, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 2, 1911



This issue has a full, color cover before the front page. The front page of this issue is a photo of "The End of a Record-Breaking Flight."



This issue has an article which includes "A Woodcut in an Issue of "Harper's Weekly" of the Period" of "After Bull Run" by James Barnes. There is a full page ill... See More  

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177587

Tribute to Mark Twain....

Item #177587

December 24, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 24, 1910



There is a full color cover page on this issue. The front page of this issue is a photo of "The New Chief Justice of the United States."



This issue has a photo spread of "The Explosion Which Shook New York" and a full page illustration of "'I Wish Santa Claus Would at Least Switch His Line of Confectionery" by... See More  

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177556
Item #177556

March 05, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 5, 1910



The front page of this issue has a photo of "An Interesting Senatorial Possibility."



In this issue, there is an illustration of "Uncle Sam: "What You Need is a Change of Scene, and Four Years of Complete Rest"" by Kemble. There is a photo of "Another International Alliance" and there is a double page illustr... See More  

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538092

1861 Springfield Massachusetts Newspaper....

Item #538092

December 12, 1861

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, September December 12, 1861



* Fort Pickens Florida...

* Lexington Missouri...




This 4 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes reports on:

&nb... See More  

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177445

Mark Twain....

Item #177445

May 18, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 18, 1907  There is a front page illustration, "The Sawdust Twins" by W. A. Rogers. There are photos of "The London Residence of Our English Ambassador, Maintained by Mr. Reid at a Cost to His Private Purse of $100,000 a Year"; "The Moyer-Haywood Demonstration in New York" and "The Largest British Liner A... See More  

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214678

1862 New Hope Kentucky...

Item #214678

July 13, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES from New York, NY and dated July 13, 1862.



* Fight at New Hope
* Lebanon, Kentucky  Burned by the Rebels


This 8 page newspaper has some water staining near the margins and a noticeable center crease, otherwise in good condition. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes t
... See More  

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177307

Yachting...

Item #177307

June 03, 1905

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 3, 1905  Front page illustration "No Sauce for the Gander" by W. A. Rogers; Why Japan Wins by Lieut. J. A. Baer. U.S.A.; Scenes at the Start of the Transatlantic Yacht-Race; The President's Reception to the Delegates of the International Railway Congress on the White House Grounds; and other advertisements of the day. See photos for full... See More  

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