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679844

Scarce French-English newspaper from Louisiana...

Item #679844

August 31, 1878

LE LOUISIANAIS, Convent, Louisiana, Aug. 31, 1878 



* Very rare publication from the deep South



A scarce title which existed from 1865 thru 1883, but of which very few issues surface. A four page issue with the ftpg. in French, pages 2 & 3 in English, and the bkpg. filled with ads mostly in French.

Folio size, bit of foxing, nice condition.... See More  

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$68.00
679427

1905 New Orelans yellow fever epidemic...

Item #679427

July 26, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 26, 1905



* New Orleans, Louisiana

* Yellow fever epidemic

* Last outbreak in America




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "MANY NEW CASES OF YELLOW FEVER" 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 er... See More  

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$42.00
679104

1897 New Orleans yellow fever pandemic...

Item #679104

September 27, 1897

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 27, 1897



* New Orleans, Louisiana

* Yellow fever - jack

* Epidemic - pandemic




The front page has a one column heading: "Fever's Devastation" with subheads. (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 paper.

Complete wi... See More  

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$40.00
678702

1902 Earl family murders... Welsh, Louisiana...

Item #678702

February 26, 1902

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 26, 1902



* Earl family murders by farmhand

* Welsh,Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana



The top of the front page is a two column headline: "SIX MEMBERS OF ONE FAMILY WERE MURDERED" with subheads. (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... See More  

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678667

Post 1873 Colfax, Louisiana massacre.....

Item #678667

May 09, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Indiana, May 9, 1873



* Post Colfax massacre - riot

* St. Martinville Parish, Louisiana

* Unrest continues in the State




The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "LOUISIANA" "Kellogg's Metropolitan and the Resisters Facing Each Other" "Arrest of the Mayor of St. Martinsville for High Treason" and more and related map.

Com... See More  

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678589

Supreme Court Blocks President...

Item #678589

June 03, 1952

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 3, 1952



* Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co vs. Sawyer

* Supreme Court decision checks Presidential Authority



The front page has a displayable photo and  a 4 column headline: "STEEL SEIZURE HELD INVALID; STRIKE CALLED IMMEDIATELY" which tells of the United States Supreme Court's decision that limited the power of the Presiden... See More  

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678401

1901 Execution of 6 Negroes...

Item #678401

June 20, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 20, 1901



* Shreveport, Louisiana

* Negroes lynchings




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "NEGROES LYNCHED" with subheads. (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 paper.

Complete with 8 pages, small librar... See More  

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678020

From New Orleans during the Confederacy...

Item #678020

October 19, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 19, 1861  Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues fro... See More  

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677905

Louisiana secedes from the Union...

Item #677905

January 27, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 27, 1861  Among the ftpg. first column heads "Important News From the South" "Secession of Louisiana From the Union" "Six States Arrayed Against the Federal Government" "Anticipated Assault Upon Fort Pickens by Florida Troops" and much more.

Eight pages, some light foxing at the folds, minor margin wear, generally good.

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677645

From the deep South with slave related ads...

Item #677645

September 10, 1854

THE NEW ORLEANS DAILY DELTA, Louisiana, Sept. 10, 1854



* Rare antebellum publication

* 3 slave advertisements




News of the day with several advertisements including 3 slavery related ads on page 2..

Four pages, various news of the day, a little wear, generally nice.

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$36.00
677495

Fall of New Orleans confirmed... Battle of Shiloh...

Item #677495

May 01, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 1, 1862 



* Fall of New Orleans, Louisiana

* Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing

* American Civil War




Front page one column headlines include: "Our Fleet Before The City" "The Troops Not Yet Landed" "All The Rebel Gunboats Burnt" "A Famine At Norfolk" "Death Of Mr. Lincoln's Brother-In-Law" "The War For ... See More  

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675875

Two great maps on the Crimean War...

Item #675875

December 03, 1854

NEW ORLEANS DAILY DELTA, Louisiana, Dec. 3, 1854   Almost the entire front page is taken up with reports on the Crimean War, with items headed: "Sevastopol Retaken" "Position of the Allies" "The Attack on Sevastopol" and more.

The prime feature of the ftpg. is a detailed map headed: "MAP OF THE SEAT OF WAR--Military Position of the Allied Forces Before... See More  

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$96.00
675060

Reporting on the first day of the 'Colored National Convention'...

Item #675060

April 11, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, April 11, 1872  Page 3 has most of a column taken up with: "Colored National Convention" "Gathering at the Southern States Convention of Colored Men in New Orleans--Pinchback, of Louisiana, and Ransier, of South Carolina, 'Bossing the Job'--Preparing for a Fierce Battle in Favor of General Grant".

Detailed coverage of the first day of this 5 day c... See More  

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$37.00
675010

On the slave trade in the West Indies...

Item #675010

October 04, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 4, 1766  The back page has a small report from West Florida on the French traders in Louisiana. Also from Senegal of "... there have been lately upwards of two hundred French trading ships on the coast of Africa; -- which was a principal cause of the price of slaves being so high, the Goree Merchants having contracted to supply the Spanish West Indi... See More  

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$38.00
674366

One of the earliest Louisiana newspapers we have offered...

Item #674366

June 09, 1819

ORLEANS GAZETTE & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, June 9, 1819  This is one of the earliest newspapers from Louisiana we have had the pleasure to offer.

The front page has "Arrival of The President in Savannah" with much detail, taking over a full column. Also an address: "To the Mayor, Aldermen and Citizens of Savannah" signed in type by the President: James Monroe.

Complete... See More  

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$167.00
673855

LSU Tigers win 2003 college football title...

Item #673855

January 05, 2004

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 5, 2004



* LSU - Louisiana State University

* Wins Sugar Bowel vs. Oklahoma

* Wins National Championship

* Nick Saban's first college football title




Near the bottom of the front page is a three column color photo of Nick Saban celebrating his first national championship with his players. Also a heading: "LSU Defeats Oklahoma; USC Beats BCS" (see)

The... See More  

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673814

Baton Rouge before the Civil War...

Item #673814

September 12, 1856

THE DAILY ADVOCATE, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Sept. 12, 1856



* Early for Louisiana 

* Pre Civil War deep South

* Rare publication




An uncommon title from the antebellum South with various news & an emphasis on politics. The masthead notes: "Official Paper For Publishing the Journals and Debates of the General Assembly of the State of Louisiana". The back leaf is al
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673735

Antebellum New Orleans...

Item #673735

August 26, 1850

THE DAILY CRESCENT, New Orleans, Louisiana, Aug. 26, 1850 



* Rare antebellum publication



Newspapers from the Deep South are particularly difficult to find from before the Civil War, but here is one.

Over half of the front page is taken up with ads. Given its strategic location along the Mississippi it is not surprising that there are 35 illustrated ship ads.

Four pages, archivally rej... See More  

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673647

General Sherman in North Carolina...

Item #673647

March 25, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, March 25, 1865 



* General William T. Sherman

* Campaign of the Carolinas w/ map

* Battles of Bentonville & Averasborough




The front page has a nice map titled: "SHERMAN IN NORTH CAROLINA".

Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN" "THE BATTLE IN NORTH CAROLINA" "Rebel Reports of the Fighting at Averysboro an... See More  

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673594

Washington Redskins win NFL title...

Item #673594

December 14, 1942

THE TIMES PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 14, 1942



* Washington Redskins win NFL title

* NFL football championship

* Chicago Bears upset




This 32 page newspaper has a six column headline on page 18: "Washington Beats Chicago Bears in Amazing Upset" with subheads that include: "REDSKINS GET REVENGE FOR 73-0 TRIMMING." Additional details are provided, which incl... See More  

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673312

The Women's International Council is formed...

Item #673312

April 05, 1888

GREENSBORO NORTH STATE, North Carolina, April 5, 1888  The front page has a report on the historic 1st meeting of the International Council of Women which was held in Washington, D.C., and was presided over by Susan B. Anthony. The front has: "THE WOMEN'S COUNCIL ENDED", followed by considerable details of the meeting. The article states the closing session began with prayer, en... See More  

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672798

Editor expresses his anger against the Yankees...

Item #672798

August 24, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 24, 1864 



* Rare rebel publication



The front page has: "The War News" beginning: "There is nothing new from Petersburg...The enemy are still upon the Weldon railroad...The battle of last Sunday was not half the battle we at one time thought it...". Also: "The Situation at Mobile" with subheads: "A Naval Skirmish" ... See More  

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672437

1873 Colfax, Louisiana massacre.....

Item #672437

April 15, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 15, 1873



* Colfax massacre - riot

* Grant Parish, Louisiana




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "The Negro Riot In Louisiana" "Colfax Grant Parish in Possession of the Negroes--A Reign of Terror--The Whites Arming for Resistance" (see)

Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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672425

From Confederate New Orleans...

Item #672425

May 29, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, May 29, 1861  Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans a... See More  

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671520

Confederate title from Richmond...

Item #671520

February 10, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 10, 1863 



* Capital of the Confederacy



The ftpg. includes: "From Fredericksburg" which begins: "The path to Heaven is not more straight & narrow than that of a correspondent from the seat of war...The indications of activity in the Yankee army still continue..." and much more. Also on the ftpg: "City Intelligence&q... See More  

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671214

Bi-lingual Louisiana newspaper from shortly after the Civil War...

Item #671214

December 08, 1866

THE WEEKLY IBERVILLE SOUTH, Plaquemine, Louisiana, Dec. 8, 1866 



* Rare publication from the deep South



Uncommon newspaper from this town just south of Baton Rouge and from shortly after the end of the Civil War. "Union List of Newspapers" notes just 4 institutions having any holdings of this title, and none have issues of this early date.

This is a bi-lingual newspaper, as t... See More  

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$82.00
670011

Great MIssissippi Flood of 1874... Louisiana...

Item #670011

April 24, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1874



* The Great Mississippi Flood of 1874

* Lower Mississippi Valley - Louisiana




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE MISSISSIPPI FLOOD" "Piteous Appeals of the Suffering People for Aid" "Hundreds Of Families Destitute" and more. (see)

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



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669944

1874 Battle of Liberty Place... New Orleans...

Item #669944

September 15, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 15, 1874



* Battle of Liberty Place (1st report)

* New Orleans LA Lousiana

* John McEnery & William Pitt Kellogg

* Confederate veterans




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "REVOLUTION" "A Fight in the Streets of New Orleans" "Twenty or Thirty Policemen and Six or Eight Citizens Killed" "Kellogg's Abdication De... See More  

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669570

1870 Jem Mace vs. Tom Allen... boxing championship...

Item #669570

May 11, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 11, 1870



* Boxers Jem Mace vs. Tom Allen

* Heavyweight boxing championship

* Kennerville, Louisiana




The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE PRIZE RING" "Result of the Mill Between Mace and Allen Near New Orleans" "Allen Badly Thrashed in Ten Heavy Rounds" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 3 full columns includi... See More  

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669250

Yellow fever epidemic outbreak in Shreveport, Louisiana...

Item #669250

October 22, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 22, 1873



* Yellow Fever epidemic of 1873

* Shreveport, Louisiana LA & Memphis




The top of page 6 has one column headings: "YELLOW FEVER" "No Marked Improvement in Shreveport" "Condition Of Memphis" and more. (see)

Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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668131

Some great content on the Burr Conspiracy...

Item #668131

January 28, 1807

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 28, 1807 



* Colonel Aaron Burr



The ftpg. has a notable Proclamation signed by William Claiborne, gov. of the Louisiana Territory, concerning the Burr Conspiracy. It begins: "Whereas I have received information that certain persons are combining & confederating in a traitorous project to subvert the authority of the government of th... See More  

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667759

Early American title from the French & Indian War...

Item #667759

May 13, 1762

THE BOSTON NEWS-LETTER AND NEW ENGLAND CHRONICLE, May 13, 1762 



* Rare Colonial Massachusetts

* St. Augustine, Florida




This is a much later issue of America's first successful newspaper, founded in 1704.

The top of the ftpg. has a nice recruiting advertisements to enlist soldiers to fight in the on-going French & Indian War: "For Recruiting His Majesty's Regular Forc... See More  

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667486

Thomas Jefferson on the Louisiana Purchase...

Item #667486

October 26, 1803

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL & MASSACHUSETTS FEDERALIST, Boston Oct. 26, 1803 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* State of the Union Address

* re. Louisiana Purchase




Half of page 2 is taken up with the: "MESSAGE" of Thomas Jefferson to Congress, being his annual state-of-the-union address signed by him in italic type: Th. Jefferson.

Not surprisingly, most of Jefferson's address i... See More  

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667192

Confederate New Orleans...

Item #667192

January 23, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, Jan. 23, 1862



* Rare Confederate title from the deep South

* News from Richmond, Pensacola, forts Henry & Donelson




Front page has: "Letter From Richmond" "From Pensacola". Inside has: "The Government & the War" "Late Northern Intelligence""From Our Army in the West" "Affairs at Forts Hen... See More  

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$146.00
667180

Fall of New Orleans to the Yankees, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #667180

April 30, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 30, 1862 



* Fall of New Orleans, Louisiana

* Admiral David Farragut

* From the capital of the Confederacy




A very historic report as page 3 contains an early account of the fall of New Orleans to the Yankees, which obviously was a solemn admonition for a Confederate newspaper. The report is taken from Yankee sources with the top of a page 3 colu... See More  

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666967

Jefferson falling out of favor in Virginia...

Item #666967

April 06, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, April 6, 1802 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* Losing popularity in Virginia ?




Over a full page is taken up with an interesting letter: "To my Fellow Citizens of Richmond" signed by: James Rind. It is prefaced with: "Mr. Jefferson is said to be losing his popularity in Virginia as fast as he acquired it, and the fo... See More  

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666933

Spanish taking over New Orleans...

Item #666933

July 26, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 26, 1766 



* Louisiana Rebellion - Creole revolt

* Spanish Occupation of New Orleans




Inside has a report headed: "America" with a Charleston, S.C. dateline. There are several news items, one of which notes: "...that the Spanish governor...was arrived at New Orleans in order to take possession of that place..." with more on the Fren... See More  

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666800

Terry Bradshaw drafted... Pittsburgh Steelers...

Item #666800

January 27, 1970

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, January 27, 1970 



* Terry Bradshaw - Louisiana Tech Bulldogs

* Pittsburgh Steelers 1st pick in draft (day of)




This 34 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 22: "Do Steelers Want Bradshaw ?" with caption "Answer Comes Today"



Coverage on the NFL draft in which Terry Bradshaw was likely to be the first ... See More  

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666569

Huey Long becomes dictator of Louisiana...

Item #666569

September 08, 1934

NEW-YORK TIMES, September 8, 1934

 

* Louisiana Senator

* Huey Long as dictator

* The Kingfish




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "2,000 TROOPS MOVE INTO NEW ORLEANS; LONG IS 'DICTATOR'" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning at the margins, mi
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665958

Vengeance for the murder of Colonel Dahlgren...

Item #665958

March 13, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, March 13, 1864  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "GEN. BUTLER'S DEPARTMENT" "An Expedition to King and Queen County, Va." "Vengeance Visited Upon the Murderers of Col. Dahlgren" "The Exchange of Prisoners Proceeding" "The War in Louisiana" and more.

Eight pages, very nice condition.

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$29.00
665449

Huge front page map shows much of Texas...

Item #665449

November 30, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 30, 1861 



* Gulf of Mexico coast map

* Texas - Mexico




An extremely decorative issue, as the entire front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "THE GREAT EUROPEAN ALLIANCE AGAINST THE MEXICAN REPUBLIC" with a subhead: "The Gulf Slope of Mexico--The Harbor of Vera Cruz and the National Road to the Capital--Scene of Operations of the English, Fren... See More  

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$83.00
665020

Coushatta massacre... Red River Parish, Louisiana...

Item #665020

September 04, 1874

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, September 4, 1874 



* Coushatta massacre 

* Red River Parish, Louisiana 

* White League attack
 



The front page has one column headings: "THE SOUTHERN OUTRAGES", "The Louisiana Massacre" "Gov. Kellogg Issues A Proclamation Offering $5,000 Reward For The Capture Of Each Person...." Coverage on the Coushatta Massacre in Red ri... See More  

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$34.00
664810

Why we should not purchase the Louisiana Territory...

Item #664810

July 19, 1803

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, July 19, 1803 



* Debating the Louisiana Purchase



Pg. 2 has a list of 4th of July toasts, including to: "Alexander Hamilton, and the Constitution".

Page 3 has an interesting letter criticizing the purchase of the Louisiana Territory, noting: "When the news was first announced that Louisiana had been ceded to the Un... See More  

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664684

California Gold Rush-theme print on the front page...

Item #664684

June 25, 1849

NEW ORLEANS WEEKLY DELTA, Louisiana, June 25, 1849 



* Rare & early gold rush print



A very unusual issue as the top of the front page features a nice illustration with a California Gold Rush theme, headed: "The California Porter And the U.S. Naval Officer" with a caption which relates the story from the beach at San Francisco. Prints in newspapers from 1849 relating to the ... See More  

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$136.00
664111

Oklahoma Boomers...

Item #664111

October 05, 1893

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 5, 1893  The full ftpg. is a print of the: "...Porch of the Louisiana State Building" at the Columbian Exposition.  Prints within include: "Sketches in the Children's Building" at the Chicago Columbian Exposition; a nice centerfold print of two yachts in the "Coming International Race for the America's Cup&qu... See More  

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$49.00
663983

Confederate newspaper from Louisiana...

Item #663983

September 22, 1861

SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Sept. 22, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South




Among the front page items are: "First Engagement In Kentucky" which includes: "An engagement took place on the 19th in Easter Kentucky between 800 Confederates and 1800 Federals, in which the Federals were completely routed." with a bit more.

Also: "Norther Reports from ... See More  

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$105.00
663826

Capture of New Orleans, Louisiana...

Item #663826

April 30, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 30, 1862  



* Capture of New Orleans, Louisiana

* Mississippi River naval engagement

* Siege of Yorktown, Virginia




Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE CAPTURE OF NEW ORLEANS" "Desperate Naval Engagement on the Mississippi River" "THE UNION LOSS VERY HEAVY" "Evacuation of the City by the Rebel Forces" &... See More  

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$55.00
663712

Huey Long gets black eye at Sands Point.....

Item #663712

August 29, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 29, 1933



* Louisiana Senator Huey Long - "The Kingfish"

* Gets black eye at Sands Point Bath Club - New York




The top center of the front page has a two column heading: "Huey Long Gets a Black Eye In Row at Long Island Party" with subhead. Lengthy reporting continues on page 3 with related photo. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of t... See More  

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$62.00
663372

Very large front page map of Confederate states...

Item #663372

April 22, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 22, 1863 



* Confederate States of America

* American Civil War map




The front page has a very large Civil War map headed: "The Seat Of War In The South-West" which shows all or part of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Tennessee & Arkansas.

First column heads include: "Important From The South-West" "Another Daring Feat At Vi... See More  

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$58.00
662896

Two Civil War maps... Fredericksburg & New Orleans...

Item #662896

April 18, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, April 18, 1862 



* Fredericksburg Virginia Va

* New Orleans Louisiana La

* Mt. Jackson captured




Certainly the prime feature of this issue are the two Civil War maps, one on the front page headed: "THE APPROACH TO FREDERICKSBURG".

Among the many front page one column heads on the war are: "Expedition Up The Rappahannock", "The Rebels Dr... See More  

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$50.00
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