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670788

The Maryland "Jew Bill" is finally passed...

Item #670788

March 19, 1825

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 19, 1825  The prime content in this issue is the page 2 report from "Maryland" noting three acts which have passed the legislature, the first & most significant being the Jew Bill, which for many years had been attempted before finally being approved in 1825. The text of the bill includes: "Be it enacted by the general assembly of Maryl... See More  

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669947

Rocky Mountains hunting in 1874...

Item #669947

September 12, 1874

NEW YORK HERALD, September 12, 1874



* Hunting in the Rocky Mountains

* Elk - deer - bear - antelope & more




The top of page 5 has one column headings: "ROCKY MOUNTAIN GAME" "Shooting in the Valleys West of the 'Divide'" and more. (see) Text takes up over a full column.

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, small damp stain on the ftpg., nice condition.... See More  

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666232

Prophetic comments on the value of California... Before the Gold Rush...

Item #666232

July 29, 1847

THE DAILY UNION, City of Washington, July 29, 1847 



* The future is bright for California ?



Inside has reports from the Mexican War with: "The Prisoners of Encarnacion" "Deeply Interesting Narrative of the Capture, Adventures, and Sufferings of Majors Gaines and Borland's Party in Mexico" which takes over 2 1/2 columns.

Perhaps most interesting is: "Califor... See More  

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665726

A Colorado newspaper printed eleven years before statehood...

Item #665726

September 15, 1865

THE DAILY DENVER GAZETTE, Colorado, Sept. 15, 1865 



* Very rare & early territory publication

* Post Civil War reconstruction era




This is actually a territorial newspaper as Colorado did not become a state until 1876, eleven years after this issue was published. And this is a volume one issue.

Outside of several issues of the Rocky Mountain News we have offered--which was Colorado... See More  

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664184

The Maryland "Jew Bill" is finally passed...

Item #664184

March 19, 1825

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 19, 1825 



* Maryland Jew Bill becomes passes



The prime content in this issue is the page 2 report from "Maryland" noting three acts which have passed the legislature, the first & most significant being the Jew Bill, which for many years had been attempted before finally being approved in 1825.

The text of the bill includes: "Be ... See More  

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663511

The dancing ghosts... A Chippewa legend...

Item #663511

September 11, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, September 11, 1849  Page three has the interesting Chippewa legend, "The Dancing Ghosts", which centers on their response to the Northern Lights phenomenon. The issue also contains much on the issue of slavery and Native Americans, as well as reports related to Westward Expansion.

Complete in four pages,with much political reporting, news of the ... See More  

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656233

Nice content on the California Gold Rush...

Item #656233

June 09, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 9, 1849  Among the articles on the Gold Rush and Westward Expansion are: "The Travel Over The Western Plains" "From San Francisco" "Virginia Gold Mines" and two articles covering the Washington Monument. Also an interesting item on New York's Greenwood Cemetery in Brooklyn, among the most renowned cemeteries in t... See More  

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654086

Great, early scenes from Yellowstone...

Item #654086

September 15, 1888

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Sept. 15, 1888 The title is a bit of a misnomer as this was actually a separate, stand-along publication, not a supplement to the regular title.

The front page features four illustrations showing: "Scenes In The Yellowstone National Park" including "On the Shores of the Yellowstone Lake" "Paint Pots" "The Beehive Ge... See More  

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649254

Westward expansion... Decorative masthead...

Item #649254
OLIVE BRANCH, Boston, 1850-1856  A lot of four issues in mixed condition, all with a great masthead and with at least some westward-expansion themed reporting and/or advertising.  One of the more decorative mastheads  of the era.  Four pages, some fold wear, edge tears, etc.  All issues are complete and are offered at a significant discount over their single issue pri... See More  

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649225

Gold Rush era...

Item #649225
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, 1849  Although this issue does not have specific gold rush content, it is a great “period” item with 1849 in the dateline. The issue contains many ads related to California and westward expansion, including several that have small wood-cut prints. The images shown are representative of the condition and format of the issue you will receive, but actual dates... See More  

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648920

Elusive Winslow Homer print...

Item #648920
SCRIBNER'S MONTHLY, New York, April, 1880  The highlight of this issue would be the elusive Winslow Homer print titled: "Gathering Wild Blackberries" which is part of a much larger illustrated article: "Success With Small Fruits". Other articles with illustrations in this issue include: "The Growth of Wood-Cut Printing" "80 Miles in Indiana Caverns"... See More  

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636158

Religious newspaper from Denver...

Item #636158

November 20, 1907

ROCKY MOUNTAIN PILLAR OF FIRE, Denver, Colorado, Nov. 20, 1907  A small size, religiously-themed newspaper published by the Pentecostal Union.

Sixteen pages, 9 1/4 by 11 3/4 inches printed on high-quality paper, 2 binding stab slits near the spine deter little, good condition.

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632713

Great scenes of Yellowstone National Park...

Item #632713

August 11, 1883

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 11, 1883  The full front page is a great & scenic print captioned: "Scenes In The American Wonderland - The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone." Inside has another full page with 4 images of: "The American Wonderland--Scenes in the Yellowstone National Park" which includes Yellowstone Lake, the giant geyser in action, etc., p... See More  

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631647

Creating the Santa Fe Trail...

Item #631647

March 26, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, March 26, 1825  See the photo for the list of Acts of Congress, which includes: "An act to authorize the president of the United States to cause a road to be marked out from the western frontier of Missouri to the confines of New Mexico" which would be the famed Santa Fe Trail. A very historic--yet brief--report.

Another article: &qu
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626193

Exploring the Yellowstone... Westward expansion...

Item #626193

January 15, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 15, 1820 



* Early report on exploring the Yellowstone



Certainly the best article in this issue is the lengthy report headed: "Expedition to the Yellow Stone" which has some great detail on this expedition, which is a very early report. The text takes over 3 pages and includes a half pg. chart headed: "Statement Showing the Movem... See More  

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625194

Early expedition to the Yellowstone...

Item #625194

December 29, 1818

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 29, 1818  The middle of the front page has an interesting article: "Of The Yellow Stone Expedition" "Extract of a Letter dated Martin Cantonment, 380 Miles up the Missouri River...from an Officer of the Yellow Stone River Expedition to a Gentleman in St. Louis". The letter has some fascinating first-hand reporting on this earl... See More  

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622681

The Yellowstone Expedition...

Item #622681

July 27, 1819

NEW YORK SPECTATOR, July 27, 1819  Page 3 has: "Yellow Stone Expedition" which is a letter from Col. James  Johnson from "mouth of Missouri, 15th June, 1819" which is a significant & early expedition.

Four pages, nice condition.

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622680

The Yellowstone Expedition...

Item #622680

June 25, 1819

NEW YORK SPECTATOR, June 25, 1819  Page 2 has: "Yellow Stone Expedition" which is a letter fro Col. James  Johnson from near Girardeau, followed by another letter from "Off St. Louis". Two notable letters from his significant & early expedition (see hyperlink for more). The back page has a curious article; "Cow with a Wooden Leg" (see).

Four pages, nice... See More  

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621886

Reconstruction... Gold discoveries out West...

Item #621886

June 30, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, June 30, 1865  The front page has column heads: "SOUTH CAROLINA" "Redistricting the Department of the South" "Gov. Clark, of Mississippi, in Fort Pulaski" "Virginia" "Restored Commerce" "Dept. Regulations for the Renewal of Trade Throughout the Country" "Farewell Order of General Meade" & more inside.

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618358

Great Santa Fe Trail prints... 1925 - the 100th anniversary...

Item #618358

September 06, 1925

KANSAS CITY JOURNAL-POST (Gravure Section only), Missouri, September 6, 1925

* Santa Fee Trail images... 100th year anniversary

Complete Gravure section of this 1925 newspaper. The key feature are the two Santa Fe Trail-themed 1/2 page prints. Other prints reflecting the news of the day are also included.

Fragile, but in good condition for the period.

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616741

A great Western-themed cover print...

Item #616741

July 01, 1893

THE DESERET WEEKLY, Salt Lake City, Utah, July 1, 1893  This paper calls itself a: "Pioneer Publication of the Rocky Mountain Region - Truth and Liberty".  See the photo below for the very decorative & large front page illustration, which shows settlers traveling, the Mormon temple, an early train, etc.  Among the many articles are: "Utah Women in Chicago" &q... See More  

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614902

Wolf & Buffalo Robes... visiting Yellowstone...

Item #614902

December 10, 1881

PORTLAND TRANSCRIPT, Maine, Dec. 10, 1881  There is an interesting ad on an inside page promoting "Wolf & Buffalo Robes - Horse Blankets" with a bit more detail. Also in this is "A Trip To The Yellowstone" and "What Frightened Stonewall Jackson In Mexico" as well more articles, stories, poems and advertisements.

This is complete in eight pages and is in good... See More  

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612481

Black Hills gold rush...

Item #612481

March 03, 1876

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, March 3, 1876



* Black Hills gold rush

* Bighorn River - Yellowstone




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements.

Page 3 has an article headed: "THE BIG HORN" "Gold in Abundance to Be Found There" and more.

This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing the... See More  

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602634

Yellowstone expedition...

Item #602634

May 14, 1874

EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, May 14, 1874



* Yellowstone wagon road and prospecting expedition

* Bozeman MT Montana - Tongue River




This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.

The front page has one column headings: "The Yellowstone" "Failure of the Expedition--A Blue Account of Its Troubles" See image for text here.

Complete in... See More  

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602444

Paris, Kentucky hanging... The Yellowstone...

Item #602444

June 14, 1873

EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, June 14, 1873



* Wetzell County, WV lynching

* Paris, Kentucky execution

* Yellowstone exploration




This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.

The front page has one column headings: "Lynch Law in West Virginia" "Public Executions" "Bungling Job at Paris, Ky."

Page 2 has: &qu... See More  

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600616

Letter from the Rocky Mountains... Ursuline Convent riot...

Item #600616

October 11, 1834

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 11, 1834  Page 2 has an interesting article on the Boston Tea Party and a discovery of a tea chest, headed: "A Tea Story" (see). Also inside: "Abolition of Slavery" and over half a page on: "Rocky Mountain Correspondence" which is an early report on explorations of the West n a letter datelined: "Waters of the Colo... See More  

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583733

Elway Wins Super Bowl...

Item #583733

January 26, 1998

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS from Denver, dated January 26, 1998. Nice front page and back page (see photos below) headlines and photos of the first Super Bowl title with John Elway leading the way. More inside. A tabloid-size newspaper, in very good condition.

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579691

The Great Sioux War of 1876... Post Custer Massacre...

Item #579691

August 07, 1876

THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 7, 1876

 

* Great Sioux War of 1876-77 - Indians 

* Post Custer Massacre




Page 5 has: "THE SIOUX WAR", "Trip Up The Yellowstone", "Indian Attack On A Steamer"and more. Interesting text shortly after the Custer Massacre which takes up over 3 full columns. See photos for a portion of these reports.



Other news of the day. Co... See More  

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564524

Yellowstone... the Geysers Of The Fire-Hole Basin prints...

Item #564524

January 06, 1872

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, from New York, dated January 6, 1872 Taking half of the tipped-in doublepage centerfold is a scene: "The Yellowstone Region--The Great American Geysers Of The Fire-Hole Basin."  The centerfold has an archival mend to a tear in the unrelated print below the Yellowstone scene. The front cover features a large illustration "Life Sketches in the Metropolis - t... See More  

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559606

Westward expansion... Decorative masthead...

Item #559606
OLIVE BRANCH, Boston, 1850-1856  A lot of four issues in mixed condition, all with a great masthead and with at least some westward-expansion themed reporting and/or advertising.  One of the more decorative mastheads  of the era.  Four pages, some fold wear, edge tears, etc.  All issues are complete and are offered at a significant discount over their single issue pri... See More  

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548778

Stamp collecting magazine from Denver...

Item #548778

June 01, 1895

THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN STAMP (Official Organ Queen City Philatelic Society", Denver, Colorado, June, 1895



* Magazine for stamp collectors & collecting



This is an interesting and uncommon little periodical devoted entirely to the hobby of stamp collecting. It is complete in 16 pages plus the outer wrappers printed in green ink (see photos).



This is the volume 1, number 6 issue, measu... See More  

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548278

Unusual title...

Item #548278

March 19, 1873

STORM LAKE PILOT, Storm Lake, Iowa, March 19, 1873 



* Storm Lake Iowa 


* Buena Vista 



Has some news, topical reports and ads. Page 2 has an extract of a letter: "The Yellowstone--The American Wonder-Land"



Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements.



Occasional foxing with minor margin wear, otherwise in good condition.... See More  

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545532

Collecting newspapers... reference book...

Item #545532

January 01, 1981

"BOOM TOWN NEWSPAPERS - Journalism on the Rocky Mountain Mining Frontier, 1859-1881", by David Fridtjof Halaas (1981)  hardback with dust jacket, 146 pgs.

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177345
Item #177345

November 16, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 16, 1912



This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "The War in the Near East."



In this issue there is an illustration called "The Elephant: 'Well, You've Helped Rip Me Apart and 'Downed' Yourself! Now I Hope You're Satisfied'" by Kemble. There is an article... See More  

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177667

Baseball scouting...

Item #177667

July 27, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, July 27, 1912  This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "Victorious America at the Olympic Games."

In this issue there is an illustration called "'Come On In, Fellows, the Water's Fine!'" by C. J. Budd and there is an article with photos called "America's Athleti... See More  

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177662
Item #177662

June 22, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1912



The front page of this issue is an illustration of "'Let the Republican Party Come to Order!'--Elihu Root" by C. J. Budd, which includes a photo of Teddy Roosevelt, with portraits of both George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in the background.

The inside has an illustration called "After the Circus" by Kemble, and the do... See More  

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177557

The Mohawk River flooded....

Item #177557

March 12, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 12, 1910



The front page of this issue has a photo of "A Mohawk Uprising."



In this issue, there is a photo of "The Author of the World's Greatest Benefaction" and there are photos of "Boston's Air-Ship Exhibition"; "H. R. H. The Duchess of Aosta" and an article with photos of "A Diana in Africa" wri... See More  

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177016

Asbury Park's Baby Parade....

Item #177016

September 12, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 12, 1908  The front page of this issue has an illustration by W. A. Rogers called "'Bryan Will Carry New York' 'Hey?' "



This issue has photos of "Mr. Taft Goes Fishing--Not for Votes" and "The Olympians Visit the President." There is also an article with photos of "In Titania's Realm--
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177454

Mark Twain....

Item #177454

July 20, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 20, 1907  There is a front page illustration, "Waking Up At Oyster Bay" by W. A. Rogers. There is a photo and article of "A Democratic Presidential Possibility--Governor John A. Johnson of Minnesota" by William Inglis. There is an article of "Mark Twain in England" by Sydney Brooks and photos and illustrations of... See More  

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222917

Yellowstone National Park...

Item #222917

January 03, 1903

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT: January 3, 1903.



* Yellowstone National Park
* The Rhinoceros Adder
 
This 16 page issue is in nice condition (except for a small spot of staining along the right-hand side of the front page) and contains illustrations/text pertaining to the latest inventions and scientific discoveries of the day including:  "Yellowstone Geysers", &qu
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222342

Coach Bill McCartney and the Colorado Football Team...

Item #222342

November 20, 1989

THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Missouri, November 20, 1989.



The front page of this issue reads :  "Rocky Mountain High - It's Been a Checkered Rise to Prominence for Coach Bill McCartney and the Colorado Football Team" with an accompanying photo. 



Additional content within this issue relates to Jimmy Johnson, BarrySanders, and many more.



Certainly the premier new
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218297

Yellowstone Expedition in 1819....

Item #218297

July 21, 1819

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, MA, dated July 21, 1819 July 21, 1819.

 

* Yellowstone expedition

* Missouri



On page 2 under Yellowstone Expedition is a report stating that the steamboat Western Engineer arrived safely at St. Louis and that Her passage from Pittsbuagh [sic] averaged about eight miles an hour. She met with some difficulties, but none very important. Some Indian
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177199

Yachting...

Item #177199

April 25, 1903

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 25, 1903 Frontpage illustration "Rt. Hon. Joseph Chamberlain" by Scotson-Clark; Article, Are We Going to Keep the Cup?; Photos The President's Western Trip; A Living Map at the St. Louis World's Fair; Fullpage illustration "The Military Tournament at Madison Square Garden" by Sydney Adamson; Progress in an Old Art; Fullpage illu... See More  

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212443

Yellowstone Expedition In 1820...

Item #212443

January 14, 1820

CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Jan. 14, 1820 Pg. 3 has news about Yellow Stone Expedition noting the arrivals of Cols. Atkinson Chambers, Major Biddle, Capts. Smith and Carney at St. Louis, plus a few more details and word about the arrival of other personnel. Other news of the day includes: "Kentucky" "The Vermont Murder" "Restriction Of Slavery" and much more. Some lite staining in unrelated con... See More  

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211509

Yellowstone expedition of 1819....

Item #211509

June 30, 1819

MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 30, 1819.



* 1819 Yellowstone Expedition



A pg. 2 report from Jeffersonville says: "The U.S. Steamboat, Western Engineer, passed this place...on her way up the Missouri. There also passed on the same day, and were piloted over the falls, 9 keels, containing part of the expedition to the Yellow Stone under the command of Col. Atkinson, Capt. Fo... See More  

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210742

Trouble in Hayti...

Item #210742

March 11, 1889

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, March 11, 1889 This newspaper is a "territorial" issue, printed six years before Utah would become a state. The front page has a wide variouety of news reports, many from the "Old West", but it also has an article headed: "The Bloody Haytiens" "A Town Captured and the Prisoners Butchered" with the report shown in full in the photos b... See More  

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207125

Yellowstone Expedition...

Item #207125

January 09, 1819

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, MA, Jan. 9, 1819 A pg. 2 report from "Kentucky" says that Col. Johnson is preparing two steam boats to ascend the Missouri in the spring, with troops and provisions to the Yellowstone River. Mentions that the expedition group is building a fort at Cow Island 400 miles above St. Louis, that the Indians exhibit a "hostile disposition" and that they cannot proceed withou... See More  

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207123

The Yellowstone expection... Is President Monroe dead?

Item #207123

June 26, 1819

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 26, 1819  Page 2 has: "Yellowstone Expedition" which has two letters from Col. Johnson, the first from "off Cape Girardeau" and nearly "50 miles against the current of the Mississippi" with mention of difficult perils encountered on the river, and a second letter reporting that he was at St. Louis with 200 tons of provisions but t... See More  

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177080

Ellis Island...

Item #177080

January 19, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1901  Fullpage illustration Cavalrymen Rounding Up Poachers in Yellowstone Park; Frontpage illustration of the Subway Construction in New York at Union Square; The Nicaragua Canal Treaty; American Troops in China; fullpage illustration "The Goose Cow - A Nebraska Method of Stalking Wild Geese" by Clarke; fullpage illustration "The New ... See More  

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204123

Mjor Long Rocky Mountain Expedition...

Item #204123

October 21, 1822

NEW-HAMSHIRE PATRIOT & STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Oct. 21, 1822 On the front page under "Expedition To The Rocky Mountains" is a lengthy extract from the "History of the Expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains". The expedition was led by Maj. Long in 1819. Takes most of three columns. Hole in unrelated content affects each leaf.

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