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684468

Bucks County - Negro voting discuseed...

A very early issue of this famous anti-slavery newspaper...

Item #684468

November 17, 1837

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Nov. 17, 1837  It is rare to find such early issues of this famous anti-slavery title edited by William Lloyd Garrison. It began publication just 6 years earlier. The masthead features a woodcut engraving of a slave auction.

Much anti-slavery content as one might expect, including: "Refuge of Oppression - Bucks County - Negro Voting" "Slavery -... See More  

Added to Catalog 318 after the original version went to print. It is only available on-line.

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$160.00
682641

Celebrating the centennial of Burke, Vermont...

Item #682641

July 01, 1896

THE ST. JOHNSBURY REPUBLICAN - Burke Centennial Edition, Vermont, July 1, 1896  The entire 16 page issue is a celebration of the town of Burke, Vermont (2010 pop. 1753) with a very detailed account of the town's history over the past 100 years. Many photos of notable people, homes, etc.

Complete in 16 pages, printed on high-quality newsprint, 11 by 15 inches, great condition.

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$29.00
682501

1878 Ludlow, Vermont...

Item #682501

March 01, 1878

VERMONT TRIBUNE, Ludlow, March 1, 1878



* Ludlow, Vermont

* Windsor County




Contains news of the day with several advertisements.

Eight pages, piece torn away on the third leaf (pages 5-6) (see), minor margin and central fold wear, generally good.

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$28.00
682425

1896 St. Johnsbury, Vermont...

Item #682425

July 01, 1896

ST. JOHNSBURY REPUBLICAN, Vermont, July 1, 1896



* Caledonia County

* "Best Small Town"




Uncommon publication from Northern New England. Contains news of the day with several advertisements.

Complete with 8 pages, minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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$28.00
681824

Abraham Lincoln is inaugurated...

Item #681824

March 08, 1861

THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS, Vermont, March 8, 1861 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Inauguration - inaugural address




Over half of page 2 of this large-size newspaper has reporting concerning the inauguration of Lincoln for his first term as President.

Page 2 begins with an editorial: "The Inaugural", followed by the: "Inaugural Address of President Lincoln" which is s... See More  

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$277.00
681809

The election "Extra": Benjamin Harrison has won...

Item #681809

November 07, 1888

THE REPUBLICAN--EXTRA, St. Johnsbury, Vermont, Nov. 7, 1888 



* Presidential election



This is the election "extra" with front page column heads noting; "THE ELECTION" "The Result Not Yet a Matter of Certainty" "The Republicans Claim to Have Won a Victory!" "New York Claimed For Harrison by 15,000!" and more.

Pages 2 and 3 contains nice p... See More  

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$63.00
679411

1905 murderer Mary Rogers execution...

Item #679411

December 08, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 8, 1905



* Mary Rogers execution - hanging

* Last Woman executed in Vermont

* Husband murderer - Windsor VT




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "VERMONT TAKES LIFE OF A WOMAN" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totall... See More  

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$42.00
679335

Themed on the military: the last issue...

Item #679335

July 30, 1841

CITIZEN SOLDIER, Windsor, Vermont, July 30, 1841  The motto in the masthead details its purpose: "Devoted to the Interests of the Militia, To Military Science and National Defense in General." This is the last issue of this short-lived newspaper lasting just 52 weeks issues from 1840-1841.

Among the various articles within are: "Fiery Flying Serpent" and a page 2 report: ... See More  

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$39.00
679129

1905 Treaty of Portsmouth signed...

Item #679129

September 05, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 5, 1905



* USS Vermont (BB-20) battleship

* United States Navy warship




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "PEACE TREATY SIGNED AT LAST" 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 era in paper.

Comp... See More  

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$44.00
679125

1905 launching of the USS Vermont battleship...

Item #679125

August 12, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 12, 1905



* USS Vermont (BB-20) battleship

* United States Navy warship




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "NEW BATTLESHIP LAUNCHED TODAY" 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.

Comp... See More  

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$40.00
678516

Mark Twain gains his "first national headline"....

Item #678516

September 29, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 29, 1866 



* Early Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens

* Clipper "Hornet" disaster report

* First national headline for Twain




The most notable content would be the full page print: "Burning of the California Clipper 'Hornet', One Thousand Miles from Land" not so much for the print but for the accompanying article titled: "Bu... See More  

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$75.00

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677938

Latest from the War of 1812...

Item #677938

October 29, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Oct. 29, 1812  Page 2 has an entire column taken up with various reports from the War of 1812 including; "Indian Hostilities" from Savannah, a letter from Chillicothe concerning events near Fort Defiance; another letter from Chillicothe, Ohio concerning Fort Wayne and General Harrison, plus other reports as well including one datelines from Burlington,... See More  

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676901

The Presidency to change hands for the first time...

Item #676901

December 24, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 24, 1796  The front page has two Acts, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. One is for incorporating a religious society in Newburyport. The front page also has an address from the Legislature of Vermont to the President, with his gracious reply, signed in type: Go. Washington.

Page 2 has a tally of the electoral votes showing Adams with 70... See More  

Item from Catalog 318 (released for May, 2022)...

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$100.00
674367

Celebrating the new Erie Canal...

Item #674367

October 10, 1825

BELLOWS FALLS INTELLIGENCER, Vermont, Oct. 10, 1825



* Early Erie Canal

* 1st boat - ship journey




Page 3 includes a nice account of the celebration of the arrival of the first boat on the Erie Canal, headed; "New York Celebration". Included is the governor's "Address" which begins: "This solemnity, at this place, on the first arrival of vessels from Lake Erie, is... See More  

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671293

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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$38.00
671079

1874 James Fisk, Jr. statue dedication...

Item #671079

May 31, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 31, 1874



* James Fisk, Jr. statue dedication - unveiling

* Brattleboro, Vermont - Prospect Hill Cemetery




The top of page 10 has one column headings that inlcude: "JAMES FISK, JR." "Dedication of the Monument at Brattleboro" and more. (see) Text takes almost a full column.

Other news of the day. Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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665134

LaFayette visits with Thomas Jefferson...

Item #665134

November 22, 1824

BELLOWS FALLS INTELLIGENCER, Vermont, Nov. 22, 1824  Pate 3 has an item: "Gen. Lafayette--The last news of the nation's guest he was at Monticello enjoying the hospitably of Mr. Jefferson. The meeting was very affecting..." and a bit more.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, good condition.

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662547

Uncle John Wilder death... Charles Lindbergh in Nanking...

Item #662547

September 20, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1931



* Uncle John Wilder (fiddler) death

* President Calvin Coolidge's uncle

* Plymouth, Windsor County, Vermont

* Charles Lindbergh flies to the Orient




Page 30 has a one column heading: "UNCLE JOHN WILDER, FIDDLER, DEAD AT 85" with subheads and photo. (see)

Page 12 has a one column heading: "LINDBERGHS ALIGHT ON LAKE AT NANKING" ... See More  

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662129

Sherman descending upon Savannah...

Item #662129

December 19, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 19, 1864 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* General William T. Sherman

* Sherman's March to the Sea

* Capture of Savannah close




Not just a newspaper from the Confederate, but from the capital of the Confederate states. The front page has an editorial beginning: "The accounts from Nashville are the statements of the enemy, & m... See More  

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656475

Lincoln's Proclamation for more soldiers... Sherman captures Savannah...

Item #656475

December 31, 1864

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Dec. 31, 1864 



* Abraham Lincoln proclamation

* Call for more Civil War troops




Page 4 has close to half a column taken up with: "A Proclamation - Call For 300,000 Men" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln.

Page 54 begins with: "General Sherman" which begins: "On Thursday Dec. 22, our forces under Gen. Sherman occupied Savann... See More  

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652834

North Carolina ratifies the Constitution... Albany described...

Item #652834
THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, December, 1789 



* United States Constitution

* North Carolina ratification

* Albany, New York




The issue begins with a full page: "Description of the City of Albany" (plate is lacking). Other items include: "Memoirs of The Bastille"; a very interesting & detailed: "Letter III - Letters from a Pennsylvanian on his Travel... See More  

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651190

Independent spirit of those from Vermont...

Item #651190

September 20, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 20, 1783  The bkpg. has a report: "Private letters from New York mention that the inhabitants of the new State of Vermont are determined to encounter every danger, and even to form alliances with the Indian nations, rather than be incorporated with, or, as they conceive, subjected to the control of any of the United American States...".

Earlier ... See More  

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650564

Death of the President...

Item #650564

April 09, 1841

CITIZEN SOLDIER, Windsor, Vermont, April 9, 1841 



* William Henry Harrison death



This short-lived newspaper was: "Devoted to the Interests of the Militia, to Military Science & National Defense in General." as noted in the masthead.

Page 7 has a black-bordered report headed: "General Harrison Is No More" which begins: "A report reached us on Wednesday morni... See More  

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$89.00
649066

Published by P.T. Barnum...

California gold miners...

Item #649066

February 05, 1853

ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Feb. 5, 1853  The prime content in this issue is the quarter page print captioned: "Miner Of California Prospecting," which is a rare print of the California gold rush. There is related text as well. The front page has an illustration of: "Almeda De Paule, Havana". A halfpg. inside has a view of: "Montpelier, Vermont." and another half... See More  

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648533

Reports from the California Gold Rush......

Item #648533

September 19, 1849

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Sept. 19, 1849 



* California gold rush



This title has both religious/Christian-themed news along with general news of the day.  Page 3 has several reports from the gold rush region headed: "Latest From California" (see). Page one has an update in the missionary efforts to the Sandwich (Hawaiian) Islands and various Native American Indian t... See More  

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647675

Much reporting on the War of 1812...

Item #647675

December 04, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 4, 1813  Among the reports are: "The War-Tax Laws" "Captain Jesse D. Elliot" "Governor Shelby" "Vermont Militia" with a section headed: "Events of the War" taking over 6 pages & including subheads: "Military--The Northern Armies" "Official Correspondence--From Gen. Wilkinson to the Secret... See More  

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639569

1887 Vermont Central train wreck disaster...

Item #639569

February 10, 1887

THE CUBA PATRIOT (weekly), New York, February 10, 1887



* West Hartford, Vermont

* Vermont Central Railraod

* Train wreck disaster (bridge)




The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "BRIDGE OF DEATH" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Vermont Central Wreck at Hartford, Vermont.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice ... See More  

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637994

Congress debates the admission of Texas into the Union...

Item #637994

December 31, 1845

VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Dec. 31, 1845  Inside has detailed reports from the "United States Congress" which includes some discussion on the "Admission of Texas" to the Union, including "The Resolutions", the "Nays in the House of Representatives" and "Proceedings in the Senate". These discussions were Dec. 19 and 23, and Teas would be admit... See More  

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637032

Desert Storm ends...

Item #637032

February 28, 1991

THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS, Burlington, Vermont, February 28, 1991



* War in Iraq ends

* Desert Storm is over



The nice banner headline proclaims: "CEASE-FIRE - Bush halts fighting: "War is now behind us" with additional photos and supporting text. This newspaper announces the end of the war on Iraq and brings to conclusion the successful attempt to drive Iraq from Kuwait.

Comp... See More  

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632020

Columbian Exposition...

Item #632020

September 09, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 9, 1893  The front cover has "The World's Columbian Exposition - Triumphal Arch and Peristyle, Court of Honor" with an accompanying article.  Inside the issue is: "The World's Columbian Exposition - Creamery and Dairy Exhibits of the Vermont Farm machine Co."; "...View from the Ferris Wheel"; "... The Nor... See More  

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628084

Much front page baseball reporting in 1892...

Item #628084

August 16, 1892

BURLINGTON DAILY FREE PRESS, Vermont, Aug. 16, 1892  The top of the front page has much reporting on baseball, with column heads: "THE WORLD OF SPORTS" "Two Easy Victories For the Home Team Yesterday" with ten box scores. Also: "Base Ball At Bristol" "A Crowd of 350 People See the Addison County Boys Win".

Eight pages,  some damp staining near mar... See More  

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622649

Earliest newspaper from the Oneida Community...

Item #622649

February 15, 1843

THE PERFECTIONIST, Putney, Vermont, February 15, 1843 



* Rare title



One of the earliest Oneida Community titles we have, from shortly after its formal beginning. This small folio-size newspaper only published twice a month, by J. H. Noyes & J. L. Skinner. Within these 4 pages the editors espouse their Christian philosophy which became the foundation of the Oneida movement, wh
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621575

Broadsheet "Extra" with the President's state-of-the-union address...

Item #621575

December 02, 1839

VERMONT GAZETTE----EXTRA 



* President Martin Van Buren

* State of the Union Address




A great broadsheet (one sheet of paper printed on both sides) "Extra" created specifically to report the President's state-of-the-union address for 1839, headed: "President's MESSAGE To the Twenty-sixth Congress", it takes the entire front side & most of the back, the bal... See More  

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$54.00
613701

Earliest newspaper from the Oneida Community...

Item #613701

February 15, 1843

THE PERFECTIONIST, Putney, Vermont, February 15, 1843  One of the earliest Oneida Community titles we have, from shortly after its formal beginning. This small folio-size newspaper only published twice a month, by J. H. Noyes & J. L. Skinner. Within these 4 pages the editors espouse their Christian philosophy which became the foundation of the Oneida movement, which would take on great
... See More  

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$25.00
613535

The very first issue published...

Item #613535

March 15, 1846

THE SPIRITUAL MAGAZINE, Putney, Vermont, March 15, 1846  This is the volume one, number one issue; the very first issue published. This is a Christian-themed magazine of 16 pages. Never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet. Measures 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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$46.00
607388

1882 Montpelier, Vermont...

Item #607388

April 19, 1882

GREEN MOUNTAIN FREEMAN, Montpelier, Vermont, April 19, 1882



* Uncommon title from New England



This large size. 4 page newspaper measures 26 x 20 inches and has news of the day with several interesting advertisements, many which are illustrated.

Complete, very minor margin wear, generally in very nice condition.

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$26.00
605495

Andrew Jackson on the Mexican situation...

Item #605495

February 14, 1837

VERMONT GAZETTE, Bennington, Feb. 14, 1837  Page 2 has: "Message Of The President Upon Mexican Affairs" which is signed in type: Andrew Jackson, & takes over half a column.

Four pages, rejoined at the spine, tape mends on pgs. 2 & 4 otherwise nice.

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605477

Emeline Lucy Meaker hanging...

Item #605477

March 31, 1883

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1883



* Emeline Meaker hanging

* 1st Woman executed in Vermont (legally)




Page 2 has one column headings: "EMLINE MEAKER HANGED" "The First Woman Ever Executed In Vermont" and more. See images for text here. Nice to have in this venerable newspaper title.



Other news of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, light browning, a little margin... See More  

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$30.00
602693

Published by P.T. Barnum...

California miners... Montpelier, Vermont... Havana...

Item #602693

February 05, 1853

ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Feb. 5, 1853  The front page has an illustration of: "Almeda De Paule, Havana". A halfpg. inside has a view of: "Montpelier, Vermont." and another halfpg. shows: "Crossing The Ice, On The Hudson River, At Albany".

But the prime content in this issue is the quarter page print captioned: "Miner Of California Prospecting." (see... See More  

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$55.00
601275

Columbia, SC tornado... Montpelier, VT fire...

Item #601275

May 03, 1875

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, May 3, 1875



* Columbia, South Carolina tornado

* Montpelier, Vermont fire disaster




This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

The front page has a one column heading: "Fierce Winds In The South"

Also page 5 has: "Another Terrible Fire" "Montpelier, Vermont, the Stricken ... See More  

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$23.00
600625

Reports on the Navy, the Treasury, Post Office, & Secretary of War...

Item #600625

December 13, 1834

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 13, 1834  Being at the end of the year this issue has numerous governmental reports on the state of the nation, including: "Report of the Secretary of the Navy" which takes 2 pages; "Report of the Secretary of the Treasury" which takes nearly 7 pages; "Report of the Secretary of War" and the: "Report of the Postmas... See More  

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598469

President-Elect Abraham Lincoln en route...

Item #598469

March 12, 1861

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, March 12, 1861



* Abraham Lincoln

* post inauguration



Page 3 has the following one column headings: "The Cabinet" "The Confederation" "The Virginia Convention"



Nice reading here. Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, some tape mends along central fold, minor foxing, otherwise nice.... See More  

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$23.00
598336

A High-Resolution Digital Image Only!

Patrick Henry Bio... Rare military paper...

Item #598336
This listing is for a set of high-resolution digital images (print quality) of the Patrick Henry bio found in the following:



CITIZEN SOLDIER, Norwich, Vermont, December 18,1840  "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 ... See More  

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597567

Vermont to become a state? Duelling...

Item #597567

February 16, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 16, 1791 Most of the Page 2 has an article headed: "Dueling" taking about one-third of a column (see). Page 3 has: "Vermont" which is a short article on hopes of it becoming a state (see).

Four pages, some margin tears, loss to a lower corner, a few crude pg. 1 margin tears.

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$28.00
597483

Bellows Falls, Vermont in 1823...

Item #597483

January 20, 1823

BELLOWS FALLS INTELLIGENCER, Vermont, January 20, 1823  This newspaper has news of the day, topical articles and a few advertisements. An uncommon title.
Complete in four pages, untrimmed, in good condition.

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$20.00
597157

Hawks Mountain B-29 Bomber crash...

Item #597157

June 16, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, June 16, 1947



* United States Air Force B-29 Bomber crash 

* Hawks Mountain, Perkinsville, Vermont VT
 



This 38 page newspaper has a two column headlines on the front page: "12 Killed as Army B-29 Hits Vermont Mountain in Storm" with photo of the crash sight (see photos). Report continues on page 12 with small related map.



1st report cover... See More  

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$52.00
596312

Rare religious title from Vermont...

Item #596312

September 01, 1810

THE ADVISER; OR VERMONT EVANGELICAL MAGAZINE, (Middlebury), November, 1810  A very uncommon religious title which lasted from 1809 thru 1815. Beginning on the front page and taking 8 pages is: "Biography - Memoir of Mr. Stephen Hallett Golding" with a wealth of religious themed content inside including lengthy on: "Character of Jesus Christ".

Very nice condition, 32 p
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$26.00
595481

1795 Massachusetts Spy....

Item #595481

November 25, 1795

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 25, 1795  A handsome masthead with ornate lettering. Inside has reports from Salem, Rutland, Vermont; Charleston, Philadelphia, London & elsewhere. Four pages, nice condition.

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$42.00
595235

Earliest newspaper from the Oneida Community...

Item #595235

September 01, 1843

THE PERFECTIONIST, Putney, Vermont, Sept.1, 1843  This is the earliest Oneida Community title we have, from shortly after its formal beginning. This small folio-size newspaper only published twice a month, by J. H. Noyes & J. L. Skinner. Within these 4 pages the editors espouse their Christian philosophy which became the foundation of the Oneida movement, which would take on greater pr
... See More  

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$27.00
594700

1849 Gold Rush Era...

Sandwhich Islands... News from the gold mines...

Item #594700

April 18, 1849

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE (weekly), Windsor, April 18, 1849



* Gold Rush era original... with gold rush content



This Vermont newspaper has both religious/Christian-themed news along with general news of the day.  Page 3 has coverage related to the gold rush era, "Direct From The Gold Mines" and "Authentic From San Francisco" (see images). Page one has an update in the mi... See More  

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$50.00
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