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680468

Last signer of the Declaration of Independence dies... Jackson re-elected...

Item #680468

November 17, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 17, 1832



* Andrew Jackson re-elected President

* Death of Charles Carroll : signer of the Declaration of Independence




The front page has a lengthy editorial which begins:

"The presidential election has so far proceeded as to render the result certain, that "Andrew Jackson of Tennessee" will be re-elected president, and 'Martin ... See More  

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680238

Letters of a signer of the Declaration...

Item #680238

July 12, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 12, 1817 



* Thomas McKean

* signer of the Declaration of Independence




The first four pages are taken up with the: "Letters of Thomas McKean", a signer of the Declaration of Independence who recently died. Other items within include: "Defeat of Sir Peter Parker" "the Locust" "Domestic Manufactures" and m... See More  

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679736

The Articles of Confederation...

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March 11, 1778

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, March 11, 1778  This was a strongly Tory newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia.

There are only a handful of documents in American history which can be considered cornerstones in the creation of our national government, which would include the Declaration of Indepe... See More  

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674360

Statehood for Israel...

Item #674360

May 14, 1948

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, May 14, 1948 



* Israeli Declaration of Independence

* Early, same day 1st report




The front page has an extremely historic and desirable report headed: "First Hebrew Nation Proclaimed By Jews" with the subhead: " 'State Of Israel' Becomes Reality After Midnight" and other small subheads. The ftpg. also includes photos headed... See More  

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673544

The premiere issue of the war: the Declaration of Independence…

Item #673544

August 17, 1776

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 17, 1776 



* Original Declaration of Independence... the complete text

* As reported from Great Britain




Certainly the overriding significance of this issue is the complete printing of arguably the most important document in American history, headed: "In Congress, July 4, 1776. A Declaration by the Representatives of the United States of America... See More  

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671785

Ben Franklin is well at 85... Rare mention of John Witherspoon...

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June 29, 1784

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, June 29, 1784  Page 4 has a brief item noting: "The celebrated Dr. Benjamin Franklin was on 'Change to-day, and looks remarkably well for one of the age of 85; he appeared to be in high spirits."

Page 3 mentions in part: "...arrived here [Edinburgh] the Rev. Dr. Witherspoon, late a member of the American Congress...several gentlemen gave... See More  

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667097

Prelude to the creation of the Jewish state...

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May 11, 1948

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 11, 1948 



* Creating the Jewish state of Israel

* Jews - Judaica - Palestine




The top of page 19 contains an early report concerning the soon-to-be-announced statehood for Israel, headed: "Jews to Proclaim State Despite U.S." with subhead: "U.N. Assembly Held Limited to Recognizing Accomplished Facts--Questions Asked" and begins: "Despite... See More  

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665674

Trumbull's Declaration of Independence... Slave importation prohibited...

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November 11, 1818

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 11, 1818 



* John Trumbell's "Declaration of Independence"

* Law prohibiting slaves leaving the state




A page 2 report begins: "The Legislature of New Jersey...passed an act last Thursday, prohibiting the exportation of slaves or servants of colour out of that State. It makes it penal in the sum of 2000 dollars, or imprisonmen
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660019

Washington and Howe, and more...

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October 02, 1777

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Oct. 2, 1777 



* Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century original

* From The Enemy




Page 3 has a report from London beginning: "An officer in General Howe's army has written to his wife in Dublin a very melancholy account of the late expedition of the Howes...found themselves repulsed by General Washington's whole army. The conflict was sharp... See More  

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659569

Indian treaty with the Mennatarees... Thomas Jefferson's financial troubles...

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February 18, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, February 18, 1826  The front page has an article which begins: "A treaty with the Belantse-etea, or Mennatarees, was concluded between gen. Atkinson and maj. O'Falon & many chiefs of this tribe at the Lower Mandan village...It provides for a friendly intercourse between the parties..." with more.

Also on the ftpg. is a report which rea... See More  

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654960

Capture of Pensacola, Florida... Five Declaration signers still living...

Item #654960

July 11, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 11, 1818  The ftpg. begins with: "Declaration of Independence" reporting on celebrations  of the 4th of July & beginning: "Forty-two years have past since this great paper was signed..." and noting the 5 signers still living.

Inside has: "Indian War" concerning the capture of Pensacola during the Seminole War ... See More  

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649448

Venezuela strives for independence...

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September 14, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 14, 1811  The first five pages are focused on the hoped-for independence of Venezuela, with: "A Declaration of Rights by the People of Venezuela" which includes: "Sovereignty of The People"  "Rights Of Man In Society" "Duties of Man In Society" and "Duties of the Social Body". This is followed by the:... See More  

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647617

Description of Louisiana...

Item #647617

July 27, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 27, 1816  Perhaps the best content in this issue is the nice front page article titled: "Darby's Louisiana" which carries over to take all of pg. 2 and most of pg. 3. This is a very early & descriptive article on this new land gained through the Louisiana Purchase less than 13 years prior. Included are two charts, one of the p... See More  

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626251

Criticizing Lincoln's state-of-the-union address...

Item #626251

December 12, 1861

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 12, 1861 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* State of the Union Address criticized

* General P. G. T. Beauregard letter




Among the articles are a lengthy ftpg. report: "The President's Message" which is commentary on Lincoln's recent state-of-the-union address. Most of pg. 2 has: "Report of the Secretary of War". Other items inclu... See More  

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598999

Cincinnati, Ohio... The Declaration of Independence...

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HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, July, 1883  Within this issue is an illustration by F.S. Church entitled "The Witch's Daughter"; "A Famous London Suburb", "Conventional Art", "The Romanoff's"; "The Declaration of Independence in a New Light"; "The Second Generation of Englishmen in America"; "Cincinnati"... See More  

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592255

How Virginia dealt with patriots & traitors...

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August 20, 1779

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Aug. 20, 1779  Page 3 under "America" has a report from the Committee of the House of Delegates in Virginia, which includes: "...those inhabitants of this state who were beyond sea at the commencement of hostilities at Lexington, & have not since by overt acts adhered to the public enemy, ought still to be deemed citizens of this commonwe... See More  

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177564

Halley's Comet....

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May 14, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 14, 1910



The front page of this issue has a photo of "England's New Sovereign."



This issue has an article with photos of "Britain's World-Mourned King" by Victor Rousseau and a photo of "The New English King and His Family." There is also an article of "The Menace in the Skies--Will Halley's Comet Harm the Eart... See More  

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177552

Paris Flooded....

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February 05, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY,  New York, February 5, 1910



The front page of this issue has a photo of "Where the Paris Floods Did Their Worst."



There are photos of "The Flooded Section of Paris" and "A Superior Representative of 'The Inferior Sex.'" Also in this issue is an article and photos of "Canada's Athletic Prowess" and the double page i... See More  

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177452

Judson Harmon....

Item #177452

July 06, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 6, 1907  There is a front page illustration, "Keeping The Peace" by W. A. Rogers. There are photos of "A Democratic Presidential Possibility--Judson Harmon of Ohio"; "Orchard and Haywood Face to Face"; "Anarchists Brought to Judgment" and "Breaking Ground for New York's New $162,000,000 Aqueduc... See More  

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177398

John D. Rockefeller....

Item #177398

July 07, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 7, 1906 There is a front page photo, "The New Governor of Ohio." "America's Unofficial Independence Day" by H. Addinton Bruce includes both an article and photos. A photo of Mr. Rockefeller with "The Weight of His Millions off his Mind" and "Whale-Catching by Cable." A photo of "A Transfer of B... See More  

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177224

Georgia...

Item #177224

October 10, 1903

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 10, 1903 Frontpage illustration "Georgia Number"; A Gallery View of the Pension Office at Lunch-Time; Georgia, Early Days in the State by W. G. Cooper; Doublepage Photo, The City of Atlanta by Night; Multiple Articles of the State of Georgia; other news and advertisements of the day. See photos for full details. ... See More  

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177208

Harvard-Yale Boating...

Item #177208

June 27, 1903

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175392

Washington Square... Oklahoma Territory...

Item #175392

May 04, 1889

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 4, 1889 (excluding multi-panel supplement prints)   This issue contains a great full ftpg: 'General Washington at the Close of the War'. Fullpg; 'the Washington Arch at 5th Ave. & Washington Square'. Halfpg: 'The Great Fire on the River Front Between 59th & 65th Streets'.

Doublepage centerfold: 'The Morning of Inaugu... See More  

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175292

Many city views...

Item #175292

May 19, 1888

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 19, 1888  Fullpg: 'Roger Q. Mills, of Texas, Chairman of the Ways & Means Committee'. Nice fullpg: 'The Centennial of the Organization of the Presbyterian Church of the U.S.' "Lester Wallack and His Most celebrated Impersonations" is a full page with 9 prints of him in various costumes.

Another full page shows: "The Floods
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176198

The Congressional Library, Washington, D.C...

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January 23, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 23, 1897  The front page of this issue has a full page illustration which shows: "3rd U.S. Cavalry--Military tournament, Madison Sq. Garden" plus another full page inside which has 3 illustrations of the same.

The double page centerfold has 6 illustrations of "The Evolution of a Book--John W. Alexander's Decorations for the New Congre... See More  

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176406

Havana, Cuba prints...

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January 21, 1899

HARPER'S WEEKLY January 21, 1899. Front full pg. illus. of "Paris - The Last Session of the American and Spanish Peace Commissioners." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "Boston - The great South Railway Station - The Largest in America." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Havana - Scenes Attending the American Occupation."

Doublepage centerfold of "Havana - Scenes Attending... See More  

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175352

Santa Claus is captured by children...

Item #175352

December 15, 1888

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 15, 1888  The very nice doublepage centerfold is captioned: "Santa Claus Captured" showing him on a rooftop surrounded by children. The entire front page is a nice print: "A Light In Darkness on a Wintry Christmas Eve" showing people going to church on a snowy evening. Other prints within include: "Women Voting at the Municipal ... See More  

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175660

Scenes from the horse show...

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November 28, 1891

HARPER'S WEEKLY November 28, 1891. Front full page illustration of "Scenes from Drag Hunting." Inside is a 1/2 page illustration of "Princeton Football Team." Two full page of "The Dayton Soldiers' Home, Ohio - Garden and Entrance to Grotto" and "Thanksgiving Day in New York - As It Was."

Two full page illustration of "The Dayton Soldiers' ... See More  

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172168

Independence Hall... Mount Vernon...

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July 03, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1858  The front page of this issue features a halfpage illustration of 'The Signing Of The Declaration Of Independence, 1776' and also features an article on "The Signers of the Declaration of Independence". An article "Independence Hall, Philadelphia" also features a halfpage illustration 'Independence Hall, Philadelphia,... See More  

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172380

Fourth of July...

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July 14, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, July 14, 1860  Nice ftpg. illustration: "Diagram of the Eclipse of the Sun on July 18, 1860" plus text. Nice fullpg: "Uniforms of the 7th Regiment N.Y. State Militia". Fullpg: "The 4th of July--80 Years Ago" & "The 4th of July--Nowadays", both being displayable.

Complete in 16 pages.

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174518

Sketches of the Nile River... Christmas Morning Issue...

Item #174518

December 25, 1880

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1880  Front full pg. illus. of "Making Wreaths." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Excavations Under Flood Rock, Hell Gate." Three large illus. of "Sketches on the Nile."

Doublepage centerfold of "Christmas Morning in Old New York." 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Gun of Ericsson's Torpedo Boat the 'Des... See More  

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173500

Street acrobats...

Item #173500

April 01, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 1, 1871 Dblpgctrfld: 'Queen Victoria & the Princess Louise--Sketch in the House of Lords at the Opening of Parliament'. 'Street Acrobats' 'American members of the Joint High Commission'

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173424

First reading of the Declaration of Independence...

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July 09, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 9, 1870  Great full front page illustration with some text: 'First Reading of the Declaration of Independence in New York'. Inside the issue is quarter-page illustrations of "The Late Dr. Nadal" and Hon. Richard L. Larremore" and "The Recent Accident on the Vermont and Massachusetts Railroad".  One-third page: 'A Pr... See More  

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176244

Celebrating the Declaration of Independence...

Item #176244

July 03, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1897  Full front page  illus. of "Jefferson Reading the Rough Draft of the Declaration of Independence to Franklin."

Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Meeting of the Eighteenth National Saengerfest, At Philadelphia, June 21-26." Full pg. illus. of  "The Reunion of Confederate Veterans at the Tennessee Centennial and Inter... See More  

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173740

Parents of U.S. Grant...

Item #173740

July 19, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 19, 1873  Front 1/2 page illustration of "The Neanderthal Man." Also, two smaller illustration of "Skull of Neanderthal Man" and "Schiller's Skull."; Two 1/2 page portraits of " The Hon. Noah Davis, Judge of the Supreme Court of New York" and "The Late Hiram Powers and His Wife, Florence, Italy."; 1/4 pa... See More  

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173076

Blacks vote...

Item #173076

March 16, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 16, 1867 Nice fullpg: 'Indian Delegations at Washington--Presentation to the President'. Halfpg: 'The Negro at the Ballot Box' shows a Black man voting, being an historic print predating the famous 'First Vote' print by 8 months. Nice print of a very early hose carriage of the N.Y. Fire Dept.

Other news and advertisements of the day are... See More  

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175222

Famous Frederic Remington print...

Item #175222

September 17, 1887

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 17, 1887  Perhaps the best print in this issue is the full front page captioned: "Burning the Range" by famed Western artist Frederic Remington.

But there are many other prints within this issue including a full page with 9 vignettes of: "Sketches In Amsterdam"; a halfpg: "The Minneapolis Exposition Building by Night"; sm... See More  

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174050

Views of St. Louis...

Item #174050

July 08, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 8, 1876  Full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon entitled 'Why We Laugh'. A full page illustration 'Pro Patria - 1776'. Great full page bird's-eye-view of: 'St. Louis, Missouri.' is displayable. Doublepage centerfold 'The Centennial - Interior of the Main Building, Near the Music Stand, Looking East.' A 3/4 page Tho... See More  

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174470

Rifle match...

Item #174470

July 10, 1880

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 10, 1880  Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Boom!!! - So Near, and Yet So Far." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Democratic Convention at Cincinnati - The Break for Hancock." 1/2 pg. portrait of "Major General W. S. Hancock, Democratic Candidate for President."

Doublepage centerfold of "The First Public Reading of the Dec... See More  

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174760

The Atchafalaya River in Louisiana...

Item #174760

April 14, 1883

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 14, 1883  Full ftpg. shows "Peter Cooper" the American industrialist, inventor, philanthropist, and candidate for President of the United States. A biography of him is on pg. 2.

Prints incise include: "House in Which Jefferson Wrote the Declaration of Independence...Philadelphia" "Sketches from the New York National Academy of Des... See More  

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174052

Centennial of the 4th of July...

Item #174052

July 15, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 15, 1876  The full front page is a print of a Revolutionary War era soldier in uniform & with a tricorne hat, captioned: " '76". Inside prints include: "The Poet & Orator of the Centennial Fourth of July" showing Bayard Taylor and William Evans; a full page: "Reading the Declaration of Independence by John Nixon, from th... See More  

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173634

Carpenters' Hall...

Item #173634

July 13, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 13, 1872  Full front page Nast illus. entitled "What H. G. Knows About Thrashing." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "Bringing the Thing Home- (Dedicated to the Baltimore Convention)." Two 1/2 pg. illus. entitled "A Rough Estimate" and "An Extemporized Dolly Varden." (Negro Workers). Full pg. illus. of "The Mig... See More  

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