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Item #676468THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1740 Near the back is a section headed: "Historical Chronicle" with news from England & other parts of Europe, plus a report datelined "Hampton Road, Virginia, July 24, 1740" which takes a full column telling of military affairs at St. Augustine, with mention of General Oglethorpe & others.
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July 06, 1839
THE NEWS, St. Augustine, (E.F.) [East Florida], March 12, 1842
* Very rare East Florida publication
* Creole slavery slaves case
* Ship insurrection - revolt - mutiny
A very early date from Florida and only the second issue of this title we have offered. Gregory notes only one institution has this issue.
Page 2 has a letter signed in type by: Samuel Colt, defending the quality of: &... See More
Item #671802THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1740 Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Remarks on the Woolen Trade" "Article of the Treaty of Utrecht Relating thereto" "The State of the Press & Hardships of Printers" "Debates in the Senate of Great Lilliput Continued" "His Majesty's Speech equal to a Message"&nbs... See More
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
Item #667428THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1782 The issue contains much reporting from Parliament as well as other articles. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day, and includes news from America: "...from Charles Town...36 sail of transports under convoy...for the purpose of bringing off the garrisons of Savannah & St. ... See More
Item #667390THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1740 The prime feature of this issue is the nice foldout map of Vera Cruz, Castle of San Juan, Port of New Spain titled: "A Plan of the City and Harbour of La Vera Cruz and the Castle of San Juan De Ulua, being the Key of Traffick and the Principal Port of New Spain", folding out to measure 6 1/4 by 7 1/2 inches, with hand-tinted highlight... See More
Item #667133GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1748 Certainly a prime feature is the terrific, full page illustration of: "A Ship Of War" with considerable detail, and with most of the facing page having the "Explanation to a Ship of War of the third Rate with Rigging, &c., at Anchor".
The "Explanation" numerically identifies 148 parts noted on the plates as well ... See More
Item #667124GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1748 Certainly a prime feature is the terrific, full page illustration of: "A Ship Of War" with considerable detail, and with most of the facing page having the "Explanation to a Ship of War of the third Rate with Rigging, &c., at Anchor".
The "Explanation" numerically identifies 148 parts noted on the plates as well ... See More
August 10, 1779
THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Aug. 10, 1779
* British General Augustine Prevost
* Unsuccessful raid on Charleston SC
Page 3 has a report: "...arrived in town from Portsmouth with the news of the defeat of Gen. Prevost. The fact of General Prevost's defeat is now confirmed beyond the possibility of doubt. On the 13th and 14 of June two engagements were fought near Charles ... See More
July 24, 1783
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 24, 1783
* American Revolutionary War - closing events
Two-thirds of page 4 are taken up with: "American News" including a Proclamation concerning plans for he evacuation of Loyalists. Also several news items from St. Augustine, and a letter from Savannah which includes: "...If, as we are led to believe, East Florida is to be evacuated... See More
April 10, 1783
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 10, 1783 Page 4 has: "American News" which includes: "The fleet left Charlestown [Charleston] bar on the 18th...part of which having on board Loyalists & their negroes, was conducted to St. Augustine by the convoy...part went to New York with his Majesty's ships...having on board troops and inhabitants, many families of ... See More
May 11, 1878
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 11, 1878 The ftpg. shows: "President Hayes...A Review of the Schuylkill Navy at Philadelphia". Inside ha a full page of 4 scenes of: "...From Lathrop, on the Central Pacific Railroad to Oakland, in San Francisco Bay" & a fullpg. with 7 scenes of: "Incidents of a Trip from New York to Nassau & Havana...& Milita... See More
March 22, 1890
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 22, 1890 An inside page has a nice 5 by 7 inch illustration captioned: "Opening Of The Base-Ball Season.--Game Between The Chicago And Brooklyn Clubs On The Flagler Grounds, at St. Augustine, Fla." with a view of the grandstand and portions of the seating along the baselines, with a game in progress. There is a related article on another pa... See More
March 09, 1876
WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, March 9, 1876
* Little Sisters of the Poor fire
* St. Augustine's home for the aged
The front page has a one column heading: "The Brooklyn Holocaust" "and more with list of the dead. (see)
Complete in 4 pages, large size issue measuring 26 x 20 inches, minor margin wear, generally nice.... See More
July 28, 1821
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 28, 1821
* Florida officially in United States possession
The front page has an historic report concerning Florida which begins: "Florida, at length, is in the peaceable possession of the United States, acquired by treaty. On the 10th inst. the flags were exchanged at St. Augustine, under salutes of artillery, in ample form..." with... See More
October 31, 1861
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, October 31, 1861 This issue is filled with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes a large back page map: "THE ATLANTIC COAST, From Beaufort, N.C., To St. Augustine, Fla."
Additional headlines in this issue includes: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION", "The Rebel Losses at Edward's Ferr... See More
March 18, 1780
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, March 18, 1780
* American Revolutionary War
* Georgia to leave the cause ?
* John Paul Jones
Page 2 has a report which includes: "...but New York is to be the grand point that is to be essayed. There is not a single line of battle ship now lying there & but one frigate; all the regulars & foreigners were drafted off for the expedi... See More
September 02, 1777
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 2, 1777 Page 2 has various content on the Revolutionary War including: "In America matters bear the aspect of being speedily brought to an issue. Ticonderoga is already in our possession, which is the key of all internal communication through the revolted colonies." and another item tells of the plight of prisoners with: "Sir, hard as my... See More
December 29, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, December 29, 1863
* Battle of Chickamauga - Tennessee
* General George H. Thomas official report
Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "The Battle of Chickamauga - Official Report of Major-Gen. Thomas" which is very detailed & takes nearly 2 columns; "Progress of the War In Florida", "Description of the C... See More
March 17, 1906
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 17, 1906
Item #211526HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, December, 1874. Featured within this issue are several prints associated with St. Augustine, Florida, the oldest continuously occupied European-established settlement and port in the continental United States (source - Wiki), along with lengthy supporting text. Other period items are present throughout.
This Reader's Digest sized issue containing... See More
December 04, 1877
THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, December 4, 1877. A great issue for framing and displaying! "The Exhibition of the Society of Decorative Art" "The Huron Disaster" "The New Chapel of St. Augustine" "A Visit of Condolence" "Philadelphia's Farewell to Minister Welsh" "The Paris Exposition of 1878"
May 17, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 17, 1902 Frontpage photo Rear-Admiral Sampson; The Ascent of Mt. Vesuvius by Railway with photos; fullpage photo Michael Augustine Corrigan; fullpage "Wild Range-Horses In The Corral" by Dixon; fullpage photos As to the Charge of Ugliness in new York's Sky-Line; fullpage photo A Jamaican Century-Plant; fullpage photo Mrs. Arthur T. Kemp; The Re... See More
August 19, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 19, 1893 Full ftpg. shows: 'A Patrol Box Arrest in Chicago' shows a man being arrested by 2 policemen. Fullpg. with many character sketches of the 'Special Session of the 53rd Congress'. Nice one-fifth pg. overview of: 'The City of Denver' plus a one-fifth pg. of: 'The Relief Camp at Denver'. Fullpg: 'Firing Sea-Coast Gu... See More
January 28, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 28, 1899 Full front page illus. of "The Evacuation of Havana - Farewell Courtesies Between Spanish and American Officers in the Palace as Twelve O'Clock Struck."
Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "The United States Naval Training Station, Yerba Buena Island, San Francisco." Full pg. illus. of "The Final Scene in the American Oc... See More
February 03, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 3, 1883 Full front pg. illus. of "The Winter Carnival at Montreal-The Torch Light Procession." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "Paul Gustave Dore." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Steamship "Cimbria," Sunk by the "Sultan," Off Borkum." Full pg. illus. of "The Cincinnati Opera Festival-Scene from the First A... See More
February 14, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 14, 1863 The full front page is captioned: "The Picket Guard in the Army of the Potomac". Inside has "General Stonewall Jackson In Camp", and the backpage has 2 cartoons, one captioned: "Jim Crow Jumping About So". The doublepage centerfold is: "Fruitless Attempt of the Army of the Potomac To Move Towards the Rappahannock..... See More
April 22, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 22, 1893 Front full pg. illus. of "Saluting the Admiral's Barge." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Boston Renaissance Festival." Several portraits of men with important positions in the United States. Full pg. illus. of "The Coming Naval Review - With the Receiving Fleet at Hampton Roads." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Ne... See More
November 29, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 29, 1873 Full front page political cartoon: 'The Cuban Question' shows President Grant with Miss Liberty; Two full pages: 'The Butchery in Cuba--Victims of Spanish Barbarity' and 'The Butchery in Cuba'; Full page Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'The Spanish Bull in Cuba Gone Mad'; Doublepage centerfold: 'The Bashful M... See More
November 19, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 19, 1870 The nearly full front page illustration is entitled "Take a Chance?" A text article on the third page is "The New York and Brooklyn Bridge" which is talking of the new proposed bridge. Halfpage illustrations 'Washing for Diamond at the New Diamond Fields in S. Africa' and 'Diamond Miners Gambling at Night'. ... See More
April 23, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 23, 1887 The entire ftpg. is a print by R. F. Zogbaum captioned: "The Prairie Letter Box" showing a cowboy on horseback dropping a letter in a mail box.
Other prints in this issue including a fullpg. with 5 vignettes of: "The Celebration of the Columbia College Centennial"; two-thirds of a page with 3 prints on: "The Great Fire a... See More
October 07, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 7, 1882 Full ftpg print: 'The floods in New Jersey--Scene at the Passaic Falls'. Another fullpg. on the N.J. floods also. 'The Bicentenary of Philadelphia'.
Fullpg prints: 'Recent Marine Inventions' & 'The Search for Captain DeLong'. Halfpg. print: 'Reunion of the Army of the Cumberland at Milwaukee' by W. A.... See More
August 26, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 26, 1871 Great fullpg. Nast political cartoon shows: "The President of the U.S. & His Cabinet". Halfpg: "In The Far West--The First Buffalo". "In the Far West--Carrying the Mail" & "In the Far West--Crossing a Canyon". Nearly fullpg. view of: "St. Paul's" dome in London.
April 06, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 6, 1867 Front 2/3 pg. illus. of "April Fool." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "St. Patrick's Day 1867 - The Day We Celebrate." "Irish Riot, St. Patrick's Day 1867." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Winter Mail Service on Prince Edward Island."
doublepage centerfold of "The New Military Commanders in the Insurrec... See More
April 05, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 5, 1873 The front page features a fullpage illustration: "The Right Hon. William Evart Gladstone, Premier of England". One-quarter page: "The Church of St. Augustine, Kalamazoo, Michigan". Halfpage: "Patrick Bunbury at Home" shows two boys playing baseball: one boy with a bat and the other pitching to him; this also features ... See More
July 21, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 21, 1888 Full front pg. illus. of "The True Republican Flag." Inside is a full pg. illus. containing many illus. of "Examples of Roof Gardening Applicable to City Buildings." 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Late Hiram Sibley of Rochester, New York."
Doublepage centerfold of "The committee on Appropriations of the House of Repre... See More
November 26, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 26, 1887 Full front page illustration by Frederic Remington: College Players At Foot-Ball---A Tackle And Ball-Down. Inside has a related report: The College Game Of Football. Also a report: Base-Ball In San Francisco and an illustration: A Base-Ball Game On The Haight Street Grounds, San Francisco.
Full page "Hunting Wild Hogs in Arka... See More
May 11, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 11, 1878 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "The lion of 'the best society' in England". Fullpg: 'Sketches in the New York Aquarium' and 'Love in Blackville: The Wooing of the Twins' shows blacks. Halfpg: 'Indian School at Ft. Marion, St. Augustine, Florida' & 'Archery Practice' One-third pg: 'The New Music Hall, Ci... See More
April 25, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 25, 1885 The front page of the issue is a full page profile illustration of "Theodore Thomas" which contains an accompanying article inside. Inside is a nearly full page which shows: 'Gen. Grant's Children' and on the next page a nearly half-page illustration of 'Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant' with an accompanying article.
A h... See More
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