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

Item #683000

December 25, 1840

CITIZEN SOLDIER, Norwich, Vermont, Dec. 25, 1840  "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: "Biography - Sir William Johnson". Also within: "Military Maxims of... 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 #680821
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Supplement issue for the January-June volume, 1815

* Battle of Waterloo - Belgium

* Duke of Wellington vs. Napoleon I

This "Supplement" issue 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 Br... 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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Napoleon Bonaparte... "Extraordinary" issue concerning the XYZ Affair...

Item #677517

June 03, 1797


* re. the XYZ Affair

* France relations

* Napoleon Bonaparte

The entire front page is taken up with reporting from the: "American Congress".

The back page has over a full column taken up with a report from the "Army of Italy" being a letter signed in type by: Buonaparte. Four more letters signed by him... See More  

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Three letters signed by Napoleon Bonaparte...

Item #677409

July 27, 1796


* Napoleon Bonaparte letters

* French Revolutionary Wars

Much of the front page is taken up with: "Treaty Of Peace, Concluded between the King of Sardinia & the French Republic" which has a related letter signed in type: Buonaparte. Inside has more on the military work of Napoleon including four more letters ... See More  

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1911 Photo of Nap Lajoie...

Item #677357

June 02, 1911

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 2, 1911

* Napoleon Lajoie "The Frenchman" photo

* Cleveland Naps 2nd baseman - MLB baseball

The top of page 3 has a two column photo with heading: "FAMOUS SECOND BASEMAN WHO MAY BE OUT OF GAME LONG TIME" with brief text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find iss... See More  

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Treaty of Fontainebleau ends Napoleon's reign: banishes him to Elba...

Item #677266

June 19, 1814

BELL'S WEEKLY MESSENGER, London, June 19, 1814

* Treaty of Fontainebleau (1814)

* Napoleon Bonaparte's exile to Elba

* End of his rule as Emperor of France

 A quite historic issue as a full column on page 6--one-third of the page--is taken up with the Treaty of Fountainbleau, ending Napoleon's reign of Emperor of France, and banishing him to the island of Elba.

It is head... See More  

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Battle of Waterloo: with a diagram...

Item #676042

August 15, 1815

WEEKLY AURORA, Philadelphia Aug. 15, 1815  

* Battle of Waterloo w/ diagram (rare)

* Duke of Wellington vs.Napoleon I

Concerning the famous Battle of Waterloo, the second page of this issue has a detailed report headed: "French Account Of The Battle."

The report takes about 1 1/2 columns on the second page and continues on next where, is a 6 1/4 by 2 3/4 inch diagram showing... 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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Much naval reporting in this early Richmond paper...

Item #669466

February 19, 1808

THE ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 19, 1808  

* Early 19th Century antebellum publication

The front page has various reports from Europe on the Napoleonic War. Page 2 has several naval reports concerning American ships detained at Algiers, as well as: "Deserters" which relates to the attack on he ship Chesapeake by the frigate Leopard, then several correspondences fro... See More  

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Confirmation of Napoleon's defeat by Nelson...

Item #668995

November 30, 1798


* Lord Horatio Nelson victorious

* Battle of the Nile

* Napoleon Bonaparte

Page 2 has a report noting: "...confirms the account in our paper...of the total defeat of Buonaparte's fleet. One of the editors  is gone to the Roads for the official account which the captain omitted to bring from on board--as soo... See More  

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Defeat of Napoleon, the "buccaneer"...

Item #668960

October 10, 1798


* French campaign in Egypt and Syria

* Lord Horatio Nelson vs. Napoleon Bonaparte

Page 3 has a report headed: "Total Defeat of Buonaparte the Bucanier" with the first (of several) reports noting in part: "...of admiral Nelson's falling in with the French & capturing 4 sail of  the line, 5 friga... 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 and the Embargo...

Item #667478

December 22, 1813


* Thomas Jefferson and the Embargo Act

Page 3 has a bit from a Jefferson letter, datelines at Monticello, noting in part: "No man on earth has a stronger detestation than myself of the unprincipled Tyrant who is deluging the continent of Europe with blood...", presumably about Napoleon Bonaparte.

Pg. 2 also h... 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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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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Sam Adams...

Item #665854

August 27, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 27, 1796

* Samuel Adams, governor of Massachusetts

 The front page has a full column taken up with three Acts of the Mass. legislature, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams.
Page 2 has much reporting on the Napoleonic War, one report beginning: "Gen. Buonaparte has ordered an army of 25,000 men to penetrate into the Ecclesias
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Scenes of Java...

Item #664110

April 12, 1856

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 12, 1856  The ftpg. is a nice print of: "Edward Everett". Prints inside include several: "Scenes in the Island of Java" which take two pages with descriptive text, prints of: "Napoleon III & Eugenie", and the tragic: "Destruction Of The Packet-Ship 'John Rutledge' By An Iceburg".

Sixteen pages... See More  

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An accounting of the U.S. naval force in 1815...

Item #662794

June 03, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 3, 1815 

* United States Navy

* Napoleon Bonaparte

Inside has an article: "Navy of the United States" which includes a half page chart of the ships of the United States, columns for "Rate" "Name of Vessels" "Commanders" "Stations, etc.". This is followed by a smaller chart with text headed: &q... See More  

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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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Extracts of Moby Dick...

Item #657501
HARPER'S MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, October, 1851  In this issue is a story by Herman Melville, "Town-ho's Story", which is an extract from "Moby Dick", before the book was published. Other items are: "Napoleon Bonaparte"; "Lima and the Limanians"; and more articles and stories.

Complete in 150+ pages, disbound without the outer wrappers, scat... See More  

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Ben Franklin on religion... Death of Tobias Lear...

Item #656661

October 26, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 26, 1816  Nearly 2 pages are taken up with: "A visit To Flanders - Or, the Field of Waterloo", with reflection upon the historic battle of Waterloo from the year prior where Napoleon was defeated. It begins: "There is a sort of madness in the British about the battle of Waterloo, as they call it, where they got the glory that the Prus... 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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Louisville Mail Company Steamboat...

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

Item #650891

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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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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Critical of Napoleon Buonaparte...

Item #638865

May 13, 1815

NEW YORK EVENING POST, May 13, 1815  Page 2 has an interesting and lengthy letter: "Upon the New Usurpation of Bonaparte" which begins: "There cannot be a more momentous inquiry to all who are interesting in the tranquility of the Christian & civilized world, than whether Bonaparte is really restored with the good wishes of the people of France...".

Four pages, nice c... See More  

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The remains of Napoleon Buonaparte...

Item #638788

December 28, 1840

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 28, 1840  Page 3 has: "Napoleon's Remains" with much detail (see).

Four pages, good condition.

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Concerning the Battle of the Nile...

Item #629086
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1799  Near the back in the "Historical Chronicle" is a detailed letter signed in type by: Horatio Nelson, which related to his efforts just before and at the Battle of the Nile in which he defeated Napoleon Buonaparte (see).

Included are both plates called for.

Complete in 88 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's... See More  

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Nelson & Buonaparte in Egypt...

Item #629077
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1798  Among the articles is: "Essays on the Provincial Half Pennies" which takes several pages. A nice item for any coin collector. Another item is a detailed letter concerning the object of Buonaparte's expedition into Egypt, where he would be defeated in a notable naval battle. Further on in the issue is more concerning Admiral Nels... See More  

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The Trial and Execution of Marshal Ney...

Item #628234

February 03, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, February 3, 1816  One of the more notable items is the reporting (pages 401-402) of the  trial and execution of the beloved Frenchman Marshal Ney. Ney's execution was an example intended for Napoleon's other marshals and generals, many of whom were eventually exonerated by the Bourbon monarchy. Other news of the day is present throughou... See More  

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Napoleon writes his memoirs...

Item #627962

July 29, 1817

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 29, 1817  The top of the ftpg: "Napoleon Buonaparte" which begins: "The fact of Bonaparte being employed in writing 'Memoirs of his Own Life and Times'...".

Inside has: "The President's Tour" and "An Indian Treaty" with the Cherokees.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.... See More  

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