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James Oglethorpe fights the Spanish in Georgia, Florida...

Item #676468
THE 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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Rare St. Augustine, Florida.... The successful Creole slave revolt...

Item #674310

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  

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From Charleston, with Oglethorpe mention...

Item #671802
THE 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  

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

Item #667759

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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Working towards a treaty of peace with England...

Item #667428
THE 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  

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Map of Veracruz & the castle of San Juan...

Item #667390
THE 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  

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Terrific 18th century ship illustration...

Item #667133
GENTLEMAN'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  

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Terrific 18th century ship illustration...

Item #667124
GENTLEMAN'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".

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The defeat of General Prevost in South Carolina...

Item #659141

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  

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American items from the conclusion of the war...

Item #650135

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  

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Loyalists are leaving Charleston with their slaves...

Item #649648

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  

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The Bahamas, St. Augustine, Oakland... Schuylkill Navy at Philadelphia...

Item #649011

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  

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Baseball... early spring training... Hot Springs, Arkansas...

Item #646786

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  

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Little Sisters of the Poor fire disaster...

Item #642910

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  

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Florida is now a United States possession...

Item #617734

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  

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Atlantic Coast Civil War.....

Item #598161

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  

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Georgia has left the American cause? John Paul Jones...

Item #594930

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  

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Plight of prisoners... Events at Skenesboro & St. Augustine, Florida...

Item #587975

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
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Battle of Chickamauga...

Item #585713

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  

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Insurance Investigation Results...

Item #177383

March 17, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 17, 1906  Front page photo "Lieutenant-General John M. Schofield"; "The Insurance Investigation and its Results" by Ralph H. Graves; "Growth of Life-Insurance in the United States" by James Davenport Whelpley; "There is a New King in Denmark" by Paul Harboe and other advertisements of the day. Se... See More  

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St. Augustine, Florida in 1874...

Item #211526
HARPER'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.

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Item #211447

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"

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The Resurrection of Tombstone...

Item #177145

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  

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The Chicago police...

Item #175840

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  

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Yerba Buena Islnd, San Francisco...

Item #176408

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  

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Winter Carnival at Montreal... Ice bridge at Niagara...

Item #174740

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  

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Battle of Murfreesboro, Stonewall Jackson, Jim Crow, and more...

Item #172650

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  

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The naval review...

Item #175806

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  

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Thomas Nast print...

Item #173778

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  

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Diamond mines...

Item #173462

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  

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Denver print... Card-playing in New Mexico... Walt Whitman's views of literature...

Item #175180

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  

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Passaic Falls... New Jersey floods...

Item #174706

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  

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Crossing a canyon in the far west...

Item #173542

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.

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St. Patrick's Day...

Item #173082

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."

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Yellow Stone...

Item #173710

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  

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Salmon fish hatcheries...

Item #175310

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  

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College football by Remington... Baseball in San Francisco...

Item #175242

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
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St. Augustine, Florida... New York Aquarium...

Item #174242

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  

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General Grant's children and Mrs. Grant... St. Augustine...

Item #174972

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.

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