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Napoleon... A ladies' academy..

Item #696655

April 01, 1797

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, April 1, 1797  The front page begins with a lengthy letter signed in type: Buonaparte, written to his "Executive Directory". Inside includes ads for a "Ladies Academy" and a runway Negro woman headed: "Twenty Dollars Reward".

Four pages, very nice condition.

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Louisville Mail Company Steamboat...

Pottsville, PA... Harper's Ferry, WV... William Penn...

Item #694921

October 14, 1854

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Massachusetts, October 14, 1854

The front cover of this issue features an article "William Penn" which is accompanied by several illustrations "Penn's Treaty Ground, Present Appearance". Within this issue are prints captioned: Dominican Iron Light House" "View Of Pottsville, Pennsylvania" "Louisville Mail Company Ste
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Lord Horatio Nelson... The Yellow Fever in America...

Item #690999

December 08, 1798

FELIX FARLEY'S BRISTOL JOURNAL, England, Dec. 8, 1798  The masthead features a handsome engraving.

The front page has a report referencing the victory of Lord Nelson at the Battle of the Nile. Page 2 has a brief item concerning burials in New York due to the Yellow Fever epidemic. A similar report on page 3 notes that: "...the symptoms of the yellow fever had nearly disappeared soon... See More  

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1913 Photo of Nap Lajoie...

Item #690979

August 15, 1913

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 15, 1913

* Napoleon Lajoie "The Frenchman" photo

* Cleveland Naps 2nd baseman - MLB baseball

Page 14 has a two column photo with heading: "King Larry Celebrates Seventeenth Year in Major Leagues and Dreams Of a World's Series for Cleveland" with subhead. (see) Photo of Al Demaree on the following page. Surprisingly this issue is ... See More  

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Horace Greeley supports William Harrison...

Item #690529

January 23, 1841

THE LOG CABIN, New York, Jan. 23, 1841 

* William Henry Harrison

* Rare campaign publication

The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election.

The content is almost entirely political & includes: "Government Officers, Agents, and Salaries" "The Public Lands" "The Loco-Focos Proper" &qu... See More  

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Bilingual newspaper in French and Dutch...

Item #690148

August 18, 1813


* Rare bilingual publication

* French & Dutch language

A fascinating bilingual newspaper, the left column in French, and the right column with the same content in Dutch. The title translates to: "Leaflet, Announcements & Miscellaneous Notices from Groningen". This is... See More  

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Astrology newspaper predicts the future of the Civil War...

Item #689801

September 01, 1862

BROUGHTON'S MONTHLY PLANET READER & ASTROLOGICAL JOURNAL, Philadelphia, July, Aug., Sept., 1862, 1862  A fascinating and very unusual newspaper of small-size themed on predicting what would happen in the future as well as astrology and phrenology. A single issue for these 3 months.

The full front page is a print of: "Charles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of the French".... See More  

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Early report on the death of Napoleon... Admission of Missouri to the Union... Major Andre's bones...

Item #689395

August 18, 1821

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 18, 1821 

* Missouri admitted to the Union

* Major John Andre bones exhumed

Inside has: "Major Andre" concerning the removal of his bones to be shipped off to England.

Also in this issue: "Indian Trade", and an historic report headed: "Admission of Missouri" concerning it formally joining the Union, which happen... See More  

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Battle Of Waterloo...

Item #688740

* Battle of Waterloo - Belgium

* Napoleon I vs. Duke of Wellington

Certainly the most significant item in this issue is the detailed account of the battle of Waterloo and the fall of Napoleon Buonaparte.

Under the heading "France" is a lengthy report which begins: "The second abdication of the Throne of France by Napoleo... See More  

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The United States is selling land...

Item #687498

August 31, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 31, 1796  The front page begins with a nice document from the Secretary of the Treasury, Oliver Wolcott, concerning the sale of: "Lands of the United States" which are located: "...in the territory north-west of the river Ohio, and above the mouth of the Kentucky River..." with more detail.

Page 2 has a letter on the Napoleonic War signed ... See More  

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John Adams responds, Thomas Jefferson intervenes...

Item #686873

October 24, 1798

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 24, 1798  The front page 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 page 2 bit concerning America making preparations for action against France during the XYZ Affair, with Thomas Jefferson intervening. Other reports concerning the troubling... See More  

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Trouble with France... The U.S. Navy... John Adams...

Item #686866

August 29, 1798

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 29, 1798  Most of the front page is taken up with  3 Acts of Congress, one for: "...the relief of sick and disabled seamen.", each signed in script type by the President: John Adams.

Page 2 has: "French Duplicity" which relates to the XYZ Affair. Also: "From the Mediterranean" concerning Napoleon Buoaparte, and "More St... See More  

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Washington and Napoleon Buonaparte...

Item #686143

April 05, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 5, 1797 

* President George Washington

* Napoleon Bonaparte

At the bottom of the front page is an Act of Congress which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington.

This was one of just a few newspapers which used the script type for documents signed by politicians, making such issues very displayable.

Amongst the various items on page... See More  

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Includes a document signed by Buonaparte...

Item #686129

June 08, 1799

THE SPECTATOR, New York, June 8, 1799  The entire front page & a bit of page 2 are taken up with a portion of the very lengthy Act of Congress on regulating duties on imports, headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle.

Page 2 has a "Five Dollars Reward" ad for a runaway negro man, as well as reports on the Napoleonic War including a document signed: Buonaparte.

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A challenge to Napoleon: invade England if you dare...

Item #686117

August 29, 1803

BOSTON GAZETTE, Aug. 29, 1803  The entire front page is taken up with a list of "Wholesale Pricers Current, at Boston". Page 2 has much concerning the situation in Europe with Napoleon Buonaparte including an article: "National Spirit" from London, noting in part: "...Let him come then, this Corsican Consul, if he dare. An island gave him birth--it may be the fate of ... See More  

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On the life of Napoleon Buonparte...

Item #685741

March 11, 1815

NEW YORK EVENING POST, March 11, 1815  Page 2 has over a full column with a small heading: "Bonaparte" which is essentially a review of a book written about him by a friend, with much on Buonaparte's life (see for portions).

Four pages, nice condition.

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Letter signed by Buonaparte...

Item #684275

June 19, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 19, 1799  Page 2 has a report: "News!" "Letter from Buonaparte - Army of The East" which includes a letter signed in type: Buonaparte. Other "Accounts From Europe" as well.

Among the back page ads is: "Ten Dollars Reward" for a soldier who deserted from the military.

Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine, good condi... See More  

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George Washington & the Masons... Nelson & the Battle of the Nile...

Item #683816

December 12, 1798

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 12, 1798  Most of page 2 is taken up with reports from the Napoleonic War relating to the Battle of the Nile, and includes four notes or letters each signed in type: Horatio Nelson.

The back page has a letter from the "Worshipful Grand Lodge of Maryland, to George Washington..." followed by his response to them signed in typ... See More  

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Rare military paper... Sir William Johnson...

Item #683000

December 25, 1840

CITIZEN SOLDIER, Norwich, Vermont, Dec. 25, 1840

* Rare military publication

* Sir William Johnson, 1st Baronet

 "Devoted To the Interests of the Militia, Military Science & National Defense" as noted in the masthead, where also is found their motto: "In Times Of Peace, Prepare For War". Lasted but 52 issues.

The back page has 1 2/3 columns on the: "Biogra... See More  

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Wellington's own account of the battle of Waterloo...

Item #682590

August 05, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 5, 1815 

* Battle of Waterloo - Belgium

* Duke of Wellington vs. Napoleon I

Although this issue has a wealth of news from across the country & elsewhere, certainly the content of prime historical significance is the account of the Battle of Waterloo, being the official report by Wellington of his victory over Napoleon.

His account is pre... See More  

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Napoleon Buonaparte after his defeat at Waterloo...

Item #682569
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1815

* Napoleon Bonaparte

* Battle of Waterloo

Included is a lengthy article headed: "Buonapartiana" which is also subtitled: "Anecdotes Respecting Napoleon Buonaparte" offering considerable detail on Buonaparte as a person, and quite descriptive as well, including: "...is about five feet seven inches in height, very s... See More  

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Winslow Homer's famous Snap The Whip...

Item #682299

September 20, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 20, 1873  Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the much desired Winslow Homer doublepage centerfold: "Snap the Whip".

This doublepage is removed from the issue for display purposes. There are some mends to the reverse of the print at the vertical fold, a bit of tape staining come thru to the margins only of the print, light foxing to... See More  

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Exceedingly rare Napoleon occupation newspaper...

Item #681467

September 27, 1811


* Exceedingly rare Napoleon Bonaparte occupation newspaper

This was a daily newspaper published in Amsterdam during the French occupation of Holland. It is bilingual: half printed in French and half in Dutch. Two mastheads as well, one in each language.

In 1810 Napoleon Bonaparte annexed Holland to his empire, h... See More  

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Battle Of Waterloo...

Item #680832
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1815, with the Supplement issue. This issue, along with its 76 page "Supplement", reports one of the more notable military events in European history, the battle of Waterloo in which Napoleon Buonparte was defeated by England's Duke of Wellington. And terrific to have this in a British periodical, from the country which was the victor.

Nea... See More  

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How Napoleon treats Americans...

Item #680733

May 01, 1812

THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, May 1, 1812  Page 2 has: "Buonaparte's Treatment to the American" taking most of a column & introduced with: "The following is a plain unvarnished narrative of the cruelties & sufferings experienced by one of our fellow citizens during his captivity with our 'dear friends'...".

Four pages, damp staining to the bottom half,... See More  

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Winslow Homer's famous Snap The Whip...

Item #678435

September 20, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 20, 1873 

* Winslow Homer's most famous print

* "SNAP-THE-WHIP" Great for framing

Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the much desired Winslow Homer doublepage centerfold: "Snap the Whip". As the photos show, this print is in very nice condition.

Front page features a 1/2 page illustration entitled: "The New Sc... See More  

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Death of Napoleon Bonaparte... Slave trade... William Wilberforce...

Item #677871

September 08, 1821

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 8, 1821  Beginning on page 2 is a report of the death of: "Napoleon Bonaparte" which is prefaced with: "The following particulars are interesting, and seem necessary to assist in affording an account of the exit of the man who, for so many years, had occupied the attention of all the civilized world..." with a subhead: "Official A... See More  

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King of England's announcement of the Treaty of Amiens...

Item #677735

October 17, 1801

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, October 17, 1801  

* Treaty of Amiens signing announcement

* French Revolutionary Wars - King of England

* Joseph Bonaparte & Marquess Cornwallis

Most of the front page is taken up with: "By the King, A PROCLAMATION, Declaring the Cessation of Arms, as Well by Sea as Land, Agreed upon between His Majesty and the French Republic, and Enjoining the ... See More  

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The death of Major John Mills...

Item #677413

August 10, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Aug. 10, 1796  Page 2 has a report from Fort Washington of the death of Major John Mills, who during the Revolution fought at the siege of Boston, Battle of Saratoga, Battle of Monmouth and the Northwest Indian War. 

Much reporting on the Napoleonic War in Europe.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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On the future development of New York City...

Item #677411

August 03, 1796


* Developing New York into a major World city

Page 3 has a letter dated Fort Ontario: "...from the officer commanding the Federal troops sent to take possession of the post at Oswego...".

Another interesting report talks of the economic advantages of New York City and its development, one bit noting: "...New... See More  

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Exceedingly rare Napoleon occupation newspaper...

Item #672273

January 05, 1811


* Exceedingly rare Napoleon Bonaparte occupation newspaper

This was a daily newspaper published in Amsterdam during the French occupation of Holland. It is bilingual: half printed in French and half in Dutch. Two mastheads as well, one in each language.

In 1810 Napoleon Bonaparte annexed Holland to his empi... See More  

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Neal Dow, father of Prohibition...

Item #671849
YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, February, 1896 

* Young Women's Christian Temperance Union

An interesting magazine published by the Young Women's Christian Temperance Union whose focus was the outlaw of alcoholic beverages. They also worked to promote women's right to vote.

Inside has an article: "To Reach a Long Life" by Hon. Neal Dow, with a photo of him captioned: "... See More  

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Launch of the Merrimac...

Item #671293

July 14, 1855

BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, July 14, 1855 

* USS Merrimack launching

* CSS Virginia ironclad warship fame

* Battle of Hampton Roads fame

The front page has a nice print captioned: "Launch of the U.S. Steamer Merrimac..." with a related article. This was the ship that would letter be refitted to become the ironclad ship in the Confederate navy and would engage the Monitor... See More  

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1870 Franco-Prussian War beginning...

Item #670530

July 18, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 18, 1870

* Franco-Prussian War beginning

The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE WAR" "Rumors from the Front in Paris and Reports of a Battle" "The French Nation Unanimous" "Legislative Address of Loyalty to Napoleon" and more. (see) Lengthy text.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, good condition.... See More  

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George Washington visits his mother after the war...

Item #669553

August 04, 1796


* General George Washington

* Napoleon Bonaparte letter

The front page has: "Description of a Newly Discovered Cavern on the Northeast end of Mt. Anthony in Bennington", Vermont. Also a ftpg. letter "To his Excellency General George Washington..." from the mayor of Fredericksburg, Va., to which Washi... See More  

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Washington suspends building codes... Napoleon Buonaparte...

Item #668632

July 09, 1796


* President George Washington

Page 2 has an interesting document headed: "By the President of the United States" concerning the suspension of two building codes in Washington, D.C. in an attempt to spur development, signed in type: Geo. Washington.

Pages 2 and 4 contain six letters each signed in type: Buonaparte ... See More  

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Broadside "Extra" from Baltimore...

Item #668479

October 15, 1798


* Rare broadside extra

Although there were issues of this title in Phila., Boston & Baltimore, this is from Baltimore as the other two did not exist as of this date.

This is a broadside extra, a small single sheet printed on the front only. Such broadsides were typically printed to put urgent or important news into the hands of the reader as q... See More  

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Jefferson's Proclamation declaring neutrality in the Napoleonic Wars...

Item #667349

July 08, 1807

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 8, 1807 

* President Thomas Jefferson proclamation

* America neutrality in Napoleonic Wars

Page 2 contains the historic "Proclamation" signed by President Th. Jefferson, in which is empathizes the neutrality of America in the Napoleonic Wars, and also notes that: "...requiring all armed vessels bearing commissions under the government of ... See More  

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Napoleon's signature on the front page...

Item #667230

June 22, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 22, 1816  Perhaps the best content in this issue is the very unusual front page item headed: "Napoleon--'his mark' " which includes a facsimile of his signature, with a bit of text (vertical) which begins: "The annexed is a very exact copy of the signature of the most extraordinary man now living..." with a bit more.... See More  

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Terrific article on the life & character of Bonaparte...

Item #667228

November 23, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 23, 1816  Inside has a terrific article: "Remarks on Bonaparte" which takes over two pages. There is considerable detail on his character, actions, and life, the report beginning: "It is now time that the people of this country should be made acquainted with the real character of that extraordinary man...".

Some of the paragraph... See More  

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Napoleon abdicates again... Some bits on Waterloo...

Item #666174

August 05, 1815

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 5, 1815  Page 2 has: "More Great News" "Second Abdication of Buonaparte!" with the details of this event.

Also on pg. 2 are some reports concerning the Battle of Waterloo.

Four pages, various foxing, good condition.

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Benito de Soto, the pirate...

Item #662329

July 21, 1830

HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, July 21, 1830 

* Pirate Benito de Soto

The entire front page and a bit of page 2 are consumed  by an article on: "Benito De Soto, The Pirate". De Soto was the most notorious of the last generation of pirates to plunder shipping in the Atlantic, one of those arising from the ending of the Napoleonic Wars. The article begins: &... See More  

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Paris is occupied by the Prussians: a notable event in European history...

Item #661477

March 06, 1871

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 2, 3, 4, 6, 1871 

* Franco-Prussian War ends

* Siege of Paris, France

A lot of 4 issues each with front page content on the end of the Franco-Prussian War.

The March 2 issue has a lengthy article headed: "THE WAR ENDED" "The Treaty of Peace Ratified by the French Assembly" and further on: "Paris Before the Occupation" with more. M... See More  

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More on the Dartmoor prison massacre...

Item #657648

June 24, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 24, 1815  Inside has nearly 8 pages taken up with: "War Events: Or Things Incidental to the Late War" which begins with some talk on the: "Dartmoor Prison" massacre, which begins: "The newspapers teem with details of the shocking massacre of our people in this depot, by the infamous Shortland...".

Other subheads under ... See More  

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Death of Ray Charles... Review & premiere of "Napoleon Dynamite".....

Item #653568

June 11, 2004

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 11, 2004

* The death report of Ray Charles

* Best "Napoleon Dynamite" advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

The front page has the report with a supporting photo covering the death of Ray Charles, which continues on an inside page with additional coverage and photos.

This issue also contains a great review and full-page ad for the prem... See More  

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Napoleon retreats to Paris: soon to be exiled to Elba...

Item #651379

January 19, 1814

DAILY FEDERAL REPUBLICAN, Georgetown, Jan. 19, 1814  Page 3 begins with: "Important - Bonaparte Returned To Paris" which reports on his latest saga in "War of the Sixth Coalition"  which would ultimately lead to his defeat and exile to the island of Elba.

Ftpg.  is filled with ads including the "Negroes Wanted" ad shown in the photo.

Four pages, very ... See More  

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European alliance to fight Napoleon...

Item #649751

June 06, 1815

NEW YORK EVENING POST, June 6, 1815  Page 2 has much good content on the military work of Napoleon Buonaparte just after his escape from the island of Elba. Included is: "New Treaty of the Allied Powers" done at Vienna beginning: "...between Russia, Austria, Prussia and Great Britain, in consequence of the entrance of Napoleon Bonaparte into France..." . Also a Proclamatio... See More  

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Much on the Napoleonic Wars...

Item #648583

January 02, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 2, 1799  Page 2 has a letter addressed to: "Thomas Jefferson, Vice President of the United States" concerning being an elector for President, signed: "A Plain American". Pg. 2 also has much on the Napoleonic Wars, with: "Official Account of the Amputation of Another Limb of the French Monster" "From Gibraltar" "Buon... See More  

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On Wellington and Buonaparte... The Peacock and Hornet...

Item #647620

August 26, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 26, 1815  Page 2 is mostly taken up with: "War Events: Copy of a Letter from Captain Biddle to Commodore Decatur" dated on board the Hornet being his report on the work of the Hornet and the Peacock.

Another page has: "Of The Great Battles" beginning: "The following is given as Wellington's force previous to the attack ... See More  

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Review of the musical Animal Crackers w/ The Marx Brothers...

François Victor Alphonse Aulard death....

Item #639725

October 24, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 24, 1928

     * 1st review of the debut of Animal Crackers, featuring The Mark Brothers

     * François Victor Alphonse Aulard death... 1st French historian of French Revolution

Page 29 has a one column heading: "PROF. AULARD DEAD; NOTED HISTORIAN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the de... See More  

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