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681664

Battle of Waterloo... Andrew Jackson murdered?

Item #681664

August 19, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 19, 1815 



* Battle of Waterloo - Wellington

* General Andrew Jackson murdered ?




Certainly the prime  content in this issue is a French version of the Battle of Waterloo. An inside page has a dispatch from the Duke of Wellington which recaps some of the events of the war and the follow-up movements. This is followed by a report from the... See More  

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679237

Exceedingly rare Napoleon occupation newspaper...

Item #679237

November 01, 1811

COURRIER D'AMSTERDAM or the COURIER VAN AMSTERDAM, Nov. 1, 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, hence this ne... See More  

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678595

St. Helana, where Buonaparte is to be banished...

Item #678595

October 03, 1815

CONCORD GAZETTE, New Hampshire, Oct. 3, 1815  Page 3 has: "St. Helena" is very descriptive of it, and begins: "The island on which Bonaparte is sentenced to pass the residue of his life, will, like Elba, become a place of new celebrity..." with much more on the island.

Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, archivally strengthened at the spine, some damp staining & ... See More  

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677357

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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677266

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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676042

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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674384

Battle of Trafalgar... Death of Lord Nelson...

Item #674384

December 26, 1805

BOSTON GAZETTE, December 26, 1805 



* Battle of Trafalgar

* Lord Horatio Nelson death

* British Royal Navy




Page 2 has nice & detailed reports on the Battle of Trafalgar, headed: "Glorious Victory Over the Combined Fleets. Death of Lord Nelson".

Part of the introductory announcement reads: "...Providence has blest his Majesty's Arms with a most signal v
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673165

Letters from Thomas Jefferson and Napoleon...

Item #673165

March 18, 1808

THE ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, March 18, 1808  



* President Thomas Jefferson



The front page has a letter to Congress from the President concerning the batteries & public buildings at New Orleans, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Also a lengthy ftpg. report on the: "Constitution of the Kingdom of Westphalia" signed: Napoleon.

Four pages, various damp staining and fox... 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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670147

Napoleon abandons his efforts in Egypt...

Item #670147

July 27, 1799

THE NORFOLK CHRONICLE OR NORWICH GAZETTE, England, July 27, 1799 



* Rare 18th Century title



The masthead features a nice engraving. Various news from throughout England plus the back page has: "Total Defeat Of Buonaparte" which notes in part: "...from Chezar Ghazi Achmed Pacha...General Buonaparte had entirely ceased since the beginning of May to fire upon the fortress...... See More  

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668997

Nelson's letter detailing his victory at the Battle of the Nile...

Item #668997

December 04, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 4, 1798 



* Lord Horatio Nelson victorious

* Battle of the Nile

* Napoleon Bonaparte




Page 3 has much detail on Horatio Nelson's defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at the Battle of the Nile. Headed: "Nelson's Victory Complete!" the lengthy reporting includes a letter from him, datelined: "Vanguard, Mouth of the Nile... See More  

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668995

Confirmation of Napoleon's defeat by Nelson...

Item #668995

November 30, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 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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668966

Napoleon Bonaparte has gone "strayed or lost"...

Item #668966

October 25, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 25, 1798  Page 3 has an interesting tongue-in-cheek report concerning Napoleon Buonaparte, whose army was recently defeated with his escape. It is headed: "Strayed Or Lost" and notes in part: "A Little, thin, fallow looking man, known by the name of Buonaparte. The last tie he was heard of was when he set sail from Malta...... See More  

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668960

Defeat of Napoleon, the "buccaneer"...

Item #668960

October 10, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 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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668762

Jefferson is president of the American Philosophical Society...

Item #668762

January 09, 1797

THE NEW WORLD, Philadelphia, Jan. 9, 1797  A quite scarce title, and until a recent find, the very first we have offered in our 44 years. It published for exactly one year.

Page 2 has a report of the American Philosophical Society listing its officers, and noting: "President: Thomas Jefferson". Page 2 also has a letter signed by: Buonaparte headed: "Army Of Italy" and giv... See More  

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668635

The brutality of Capt. Hugh Pigot...

Item #668635

August 31, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Aug. 31, 1796 



* Hugh Pigot (Royal Navy officer)



The ftpg. has an interesting article by the notorious Captain Hugh Pigot of the British Navy, concerning cruelty towards Americans. Within a year his reputation for brutality would provide his men to mutiny, one of the bloodiest in the history of the Royal Navy, causing the death of Pigot a... See More  

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668632

Washington suspends building codes... Napoleon Buonaparte...

Item #668632

July 09, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, July 9, 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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668479

Broadside "Extra" from Baltimore...

Item #668479

October 15, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE, EXTRA, Oct. 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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667478

Jefferson and the Embargo...

Item #667478

December 22, 1813

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 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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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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666174

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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665854

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
... See More  

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665508

Sam Adams... Building the frigate United States...

Item #665508

August 03, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 3, 1796 



* USS United States construction

* Samuel Adams act




The first column on the front page has an Act of the Mass. Legislature signed in type by: Samuel Adams (stain here affects 4 words). Page 2 has: "French Victory on the Rhine" concerning Buonaparte. Also: "Intercourse With Canada".

Also a brief yet notable report from Phila... See More  

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664110

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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662794

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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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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657501

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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656661

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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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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653506

Three letters signed by Napoleon Bonaparte...

Item #653506

July 27, 1796

THE HERALD: A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, July 27, 1796  Much of the ftpg. 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 two more letters signed: Buonaparte. 

Four pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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653274

Barbary pirates... Napoleon defeated at Waterloo...

Item #653274

October 19, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct.  19, 1816  The issue begins with over 2 pages being a dateline of the major battle of the Napoleonic War in Europe & the efforts of Napoleon, near the end of which is an entry: "1815 - Waterloo or Mount St. Jean--Bonaparte, after a most destructive battle,...against the allies under Wellington & Blucher, is defeated and totally rou... See More  

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651431

Admiral Nelson victorious at the Battle of the Nile...

Item #651431
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1799 



* Lord Horatio Nelson victorious over Napoleon Bonaparte

* Battle of the Nile



The prime content in this issue is the excellent and detailed account of Sir Horatio Nelson's victory over French at the Battle of the Nile, or the Battle of Aboukir Bay. This is actually part of a very lengthy continuing article from a previous issue. Inc... 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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650891

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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650336

Battle Of Waterloo...

Item #650336
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1815  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 Napoleon Buonaparte was alluded to in our last number, & has since received f... See More  

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650306

Battle Of Waterloo...

Item #650306
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1815  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 Napoleon Buonaparte was alluded to in our last number, & has since received f... See More  

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650288

Napoleon escapes from Elba & returns to lead France... British account of the Battle of New Orleans...

Item #650288

May 13, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 13, 1815  Beginning at the bottom of the front page & taking all of pages 2, 3 & 4 are the British reports of the Battle of New Orleans and the after-effects, including two lengthy letters each signed by John Lambert, one of the British generals. Included at the end is more than half of page of the: "Names of officers killed, wounded &am... 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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649745

Napoleon on the island of Elba...

Item #649745

May 18, 1815

NEW YORK EVENING POST, May 18, 1815 



* Hundred Days on Island of Elba

* Napoleon Bonaparte




Page 3 has a lengthy letter which describes the life of Bonaparte, now banished to the Island of Elba, with an interview with him (see).

Page 2 has a list of  the US. squadron headed to the Mediterranean, headed by Comm. Decatur.

Four pages, minor archival mend on pg. 2, good condition.... 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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647350

Very rare title from the Confederacy...

Item #647350

August 14, 1861

DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, August 14, 1861 



* Very rare Confederate title from North Carolina 



Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederacy, as rarely have I seen it offered. General Burnside moved into the city on March 14, 1862 so it was only in Confederate hands for less than a year, increasing the scarcity of truly "Confederate" newspap... See More  

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639725

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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639456

Illustration of Buonaparte's house...

Item #639456

April 04, 1832

BADGERS WEEKLY MESSENGER, Clinton Hall, New York, April 4, 1832 The back page has a 2 3/4 inch by 4 inch engraving of "Buonaparte's House, at Longwood, St. Helena" which includes a detailed description.

Four pages, a hole in the masthead and at the top of the second leaf cause unrelated loss.

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638865

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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$28.00
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