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Centennial Exposition of 1876... Fairmount Park, Philadelphia...

Item #677106

September 30, 1876

SUPPLEMENT TO HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 30, 1876 (see condition and S&H note below)

* Centennial Exposition

Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

* Hard to find in undamaged condition

This is a huge foldout print captioned: "The Centennial---Balloon View Of The Grounds" which gives a terrific overview of it and showing Philadelphia in the background.  ... See More  
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On the death of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson...

Item #673553

July 11, 1826

RICHMOND ENQUIRER, Virginia, July 11, 1826  A great issue on the report of the deaths of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.

The top of a page 2 column has: "Death of the Venerable John Adams!!" which begins: "Another of the Fathers of the Republic has descended to the tomb! John Adams is no more..." with much more.

Also: "Mr. Jefferson" beginning: "The death... See More  

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

Item #673544

August 17, 1776

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 17, 1776  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, in General Congress Assembled" which begins with the famous line: "When in the course of... See More  

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

Item #671785

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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Death of the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence...

Item #671590

November 21, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 21, 1832 

* Charles Carroll death

* Declaration of Independence signer (last survivor)

* From our nation's capital

The front page begins with a black-bordered report: "Funeral of Charles Carroll", the last surviving person who signed the Declaration of Independence. He was 95 years old at death.

Also at the top of the ftpg... See More  

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Prelude to the creation of the Jewish state...

Item #667097

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

Item #665674

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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The Declaration of Independence...

Item #661804
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1776 

* Original Declaration of Independence... the complete text

* As reported from Great Britain

It would be difficult to argue for a more important document in American history than the Declaration of Independence. It remains a desire of most collectors to find an issue containing reference to it, and ultimately a contemporary printing o... See More  

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

Item #659569

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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Founding of the state of Israel... One of the best...

Item #655086

May 14, 1948

THE RALEIGH TIMES, May 14, 1948 

* Israeli Declaration of Independence

* Early, same day 1st report

The front page has a dramatic, historic, banner headline proclaiming: "JEWISH STATE IS PROCLAIMED," with the related and sensational subheading: "First Hebrew Nation In 2,000 Years." The coverage continues on an inside page. This is an extremely historic & desirab... See More  

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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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Charles Carroll presents a copy of the Declaration of Independence...

Early Texas, slavery, and Indian disturbances...

Item #653258

July 19, 1828

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 19, 1828  The front page has, "CHARLES CARROLL," which gives details of the last surviving signor of the Declaration of Independence presenting a copy of The Declaration to the mayor of New York City, along with a copy of a letter written in his own hand which states in part: "Grateful to Almighty God for the blessings which, through ... See More  

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Details on the Declaration of Independence, by an eye-witness...

Item #653255

June 28, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, June 28, 1817 Inside has more than a full page headed: "Declaration of Independence" dated at Philadelphia, June 16, 1817. This is a lengthy letter from Thomas McKean, a member of the Continental Congress & signer of the Declaration of Independence, in which he clarifies the errors noted concerning the men who had actually declare... See More  

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Attempts at brokering a peace... Battle of White Plains...

Item #650332
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1776  The first article has five pages taken up with: "Debates in Parliament" which include much discussion on the situation in America.

This significant issue contains General Washington's actual correspondence with General Howe and Lord Drummond on the prospects of an early peace, which would mean the Americans would have to abandon... See More  

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

Item #650299

November 17, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, November 17, 1832  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 Van Buren, of New York', be elected vice president of the United States--if they shall ... See More  

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Venezuela strives for independence...

Item #649448

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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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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Celebrating the Centennial in Boston...

Item #643701

July 06, 1876

BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, July 6, 1876   The top of pg. 2 has column heads on the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence with: "1776 - 1876" "INDEPENDENCE DAY" "The Patriotic Centennial" "Eloquence and Enthusiasm" "THE CELEBRATION IN BOSTON" with nearly 3 columns of detailed text.

Four pages, large folio siz... See More  

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Incredibly historic!

Announcement that the Constitution has been created...

Item #640371

September 18, 1787

THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, September 18, 1787 

* First announcement that the Constitution of the United States has been finalized

* In regards to historic announcements in U.S. history, this is rivaled only by the announcement that the Declaration of Independence had been signed

A singularly historic newspaper and the first time this issue has been ... See More  

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Death of John Hancock...

Item #640272
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, November, 1793

* John Hancock death (1st report)

* American revolution patriot

* Declaration of Independence fame

Although there is a wide range of interesting articles in the body of this issue, certainly the most significant is one of the more inconspicuous, being the announcement of the death of John Hancock.  Perhaps it is not unexpected that... See More  

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The Articles of Confederation...

Item #639486

March 11, 1778


* The Articles of Confederation (historic)

* American Revolutionary War

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 cre... See More  

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

Item #598999
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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How Virginia dealt with patriots & traitors...

Item #592255

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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Halley's Comet....

Item #177564

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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Paris Flooded....

Item #177552

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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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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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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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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Harvard-Yale Boating...

Item #177208

June 27, 1903

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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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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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First reading of the Declaration of Independence...

Item #173424

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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Scenes from the horse show...

Item #175660

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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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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Independence Hall... Mount Vernon...

Item #172168

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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Havana, Cuba prints...

Item #176406

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

Item #176198

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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Fourth of July...

Item #172380

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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