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701700

John Adams responds, Thomas Jefferson intervenes...

Item #701700

October 24, 1798

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 24, 1798 



* The XYZ Affair - France relations

* John Adams & Thomas Jefferson




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 Af... See More  

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698245

Scenes of Java... From the first year of publication...

Item #698245

April 12, 1856

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 12, 1856  The front page 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 Iceberg".

This is a... See More  

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697857

Proclamation by Napoleon...

Item #697857

August 23, 1808

SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Aug. 23, 1808  Among the items is a page 2: "Proclamation" signed in type: Napoleon, noting in part: "...We guarantee to the King of Spain the independence and integrity of his States in Europe..." followed by a response "Proclamation" by the King of Spain.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some wear at the margins with some foxi... See More  

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696655

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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694921

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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694559

A poem of gratitude to the retired Thomas Jefferson...

Item #694559

September 04, 1809

BALTIMORE EVENING POST, Maryland, Sept. 4, 1809  



* Very rare publication

* re. Thomas Jefferson retirement




The last time we offered this title was 15 years ago.

Page 2 has much on the war in Europe & includes a letter signed in type: Jerome Napoleon, the youngest brother of Napoleon Buonaparte.

Page 3 has a poem: "Gratitude, to Thomas Jefferson, Esq., Late President of the ... See More  

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694160

Lincoln consults spirits for military counsel?

Item #694160

June 08, 1863

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, June 8, 1863  



* From the rebel capital

* Abraham Lincoln

* Spiritualism




Among the front page reports on the Civil War are; "Vicksburg" "Lincoln and the Spirits" the latter noting in part: "...spiritual exhibitions made in the presence of Lincoln and his Cabinet. Napoleon, Gen. Knox, and others were consulted s to the ... See More  

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693483

Visiting the scene of battle: Waterloo...

Item #693483

November 30, 1815

NATOINAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 30, 1815 Page 3 has a lengthy article--a full column--headed: "Waterloo" "Extracts of a letter from an American Gentleman in Europe tro his Friend in Portsmouth". 

The letter details his visit to the site of the historic Battle of Waterloo, which is very descriptive.  Five months earlier Napoleon was defeated by armies l... See More  

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693166

Napoleon... The War of 1812...

Item #693166

July 10, 1813

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 10, 1813  The front page has: "Occasional Remarks On the Present Unjust War" meaning the War of 1812. 

Inside has a: "Proclamation - Of His Majesty the Emperor, to the Army" signed in type by: Napoleon, concerning his recent military conquests.

Also reports concerning the War of 1812 with "Rigorous Blockade" "From Virg... See More  

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691033

Napoleon's famous "wiff of grapeshot" event: his notoriety begins...

Item #691033

October 13, 1795

KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, Oct. 13, 1795 



* Napoleon Bonaparte

* "a wiff of grapeshot" quote

* 13 Vendemiaire

* French Revolution




A handsome issue of the 18th century, with two decorative embellishments in the masthead & ornate lettering in the title.

Page 3 has a very descriptive account of the battle between the French Revolutionary troops and Royalist for... See More  

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691009

Phrenology: personality is based on the shape of the skull...

Item #691009

August 01, 1853

AMERICAN PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL, New York, August, 1853  Phrenology is a theory stating that the personality traits of a person can be derived from the shape of the skull. Although holding no validity today, it was a popular science in the mid-19th century and this periodical focused on it.

Inside has a full page with 4 prints showing the skulls of various types under the heading: "The N... See More  

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691001

Napoleon Buonaparte's Egyptian campaign, and his death?

Item #691001

December 22, 1798

FELIX FARLEY'S BRISTOL JOURNAL, England, Dec. 22, 1798  



* Lord Horatio Nelson victorious

* Battle of the Nile

* Napoleon Bonaparte




The masthead features a handsome engraving.

The front page  begins with a nice, 1 1/2 column article: "Buonaparte & The Egyptian Expedition--The fate of the French Expedition to Egypt Appears to be at Length Finally Decided by the Death... See More  

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690999

Lord Horatio Nelson... The Yellow Fever in America...

Item #690999

December 08, 1798

FELIX FARLEY'S BRISTOL JOURNAL, England, Dec. 8, 1798 



* Rare 18th century publication

* Lord Horatio Nelson - Yellow fever




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 note... See More  

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690529

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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689801

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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689395

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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688740

Battle Of Waterloo...

Item #688740
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1815 



* 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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687498

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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686888

Buonaparte's Proclamation... On the Quasi-War...

Item #686888

February 13, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 13, 1799  The front page and a few items inside relate to the tensions between the U.S. and France, relating to what would be called the Quasi-War.

Page 2 includes: "Buonaparte's Proclamation" concerning the assassination of a French aid de camp, noting: "...they should be brought as hostages to Cairo. The town shall be pillaged and no hous... See More  

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686143

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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686129

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.

Four pages, ... See More  

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686117

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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685741

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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684275

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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683816

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 



* Lord Horatio Nelson victorious

* Battle of the Nile - Napoleon Bonaparte

* President George Washington

* Masonic - free masonry - Masons




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 ba... See More  

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683814

Nice on the Battle of the Nile...

Item #683814

November 14, 1798

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 14, 1798  



* Lord Horatio Nelson victorious

* Battle of the Nile

* Napoleon Bonaparte




Page 2 has a report from "Knoxville" concerning a treaty with the Cherokees. Page 3 has: "Nelson Victorious, and Buonaparte Defeated" which is fine reporting on the Battle of the Nile, taking nearly 1 1/2 column.

Four page... See More  

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683000

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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682998

Buonaparte has lost the confidence of his army...

Item #682998

September 11, 1799

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Sept. 11, 1799 



* 18th century American publication



Inside has much on the war in Europe including: "Army of Italy" "Army of the Danube" and other datelines from Vienna, Zurich, London, etc.

Page 3 has: "Latest News of Buonaparte in Egypt" which includes: "...Buonaparte has lost the confidence of hi... See More  

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682569

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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682299

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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681467

Exceedingly rare Napoleon occupation newspaper...

Item #681467

September 27, 1811

COURRIER D'AMSTERDAM or the COURIER VAN AMSTERDAM, 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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680733

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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678435

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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677871

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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677511

Frigate United States' launch is delayed... Buonaparte Proclamation...

Item #677511

April 29, 1797

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 29, 1797  Page 2 has a report from Philadelphia noting; "The launch of the United States frigate, which was reported to be intended for tomorrow, will not take place till some future day..." with more detail.

The back page has a: "Proclamation" signed in type: Buonaparte concerning his victories in Italy.

Four pages,... See More  

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673103

Indian troubles in Georgia... Buonaparte...

Item #673103

May 22, 1818

NEW YORK SPECTATOR, May 22, 1818  Page 2 has various reports from Europe with some content concerning Bonaparte, including comments on his exile at St. Helena. Also: "Voyage to the North Pole". Pg. 4 has nearly a full column concerning: "Destruction of the Chehaw Village" in Georgia, and another report: "Expedition Against the Chehaws" Indians.

Four pages, nice ... See More  

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672273

Exceedingly rare Napoleon occupation newspaper...

Item #672273

January 05, 1811

COURRIER D'AMSTERDAM or the COURIER VAN AMSTERDAM, January 5, 1811 (No. 5) 



* 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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671849

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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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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670530

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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667230

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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667228

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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666386

Stop by and visit the President...

Item #666386

April 03, 1799

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, April 3, 1799  Inside has: "Of Buonaparte and Egypt" "Invasion of Naples" as well as a report from the London Gazette which includes a letter signed by: Horatio Nelson, from on board his ship 'Vanguard'. Page 3 has: "Another Victory" and a report from Boston: "The PRESIDENT of the United States wil... See More  

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661477

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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657648

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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653568

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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651379

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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649751

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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648583

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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647620

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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