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690815

The Thirteenth Amendment abolishes slavery... The advance upon Savannah...

Item #690815

February 03, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 3, 1865  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "SAVANNAH" "Terrible Conflagration in the City" "More than 200 Buildings Destroyed" "The City Shelled for Two Hours" "Fearful Scenes" "SHERMAN" "Movements of General Sherman" "His Army Less Than 40 Miles from Charleston" "T... See More  

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$340.00
690369

1873 Dixon, Illinois bridge disaster...

Item #690369

May 06, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 6, 1873



* Dixon, Illinois

* Truesdell Bridge collapse

* Baptism ceremony disaster




The top of page 9 has one column headings that include: "THE BRIDGE HORROR" "Full Number of Killed Not Yet Ascertained" "Thrilling Incidents Of Escape" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 1 1/2 columns.

Complete with all 16 pages, light toning at the ma... See More  

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$30.00
690262

Jefferson Davis is indicted for treason...

Item #690262

May 12, 1866

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 12, 1866 



* Confederate president Jefferson Davis

* Official indictment for treason




Page 3 has a one column heading: "JEFF. DAVIS INDICTED" with subheads. (see)

Eight pages, creasing along the central fold of the front page only, generally nice.... See More  

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$37.00
690259

Queen Elizabeth II - Coronation of England's longest reigning monarch...

Item #690259

June 03, 1953

NEW YORK HERALD TRIBUNE, June 3, 1953 



* Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II



The banner headline at the top of the front page announces: "ELIZABETH II CROWNED QUEEN" with related subheads, and a photo of her and her family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace. Much more inside. Queen Elizabeth II has now surpassed the reign of Queen Victoria, the previous longest reigning monarch ... See More  

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$98.00
690202

1870 Fenian raids into Canada....

Item #690202

May 27, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 27, 1870



* Battle of Trout River

* Fenian Brotherhood raids

* Huntingdon, Quebec, Canada




The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE FENIANS" "Another Invasion of Canada" "The Line Crossed at the Trout River" "Huntingdon Reported in Possession of the Invaders" and more with related map. (see) Lengthy text.

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$48.00
689705

15th Fifteenth Amendment taking effect - voting rights for African Americans...

Item #689705

April 27, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 27, 1870



* 15th Fifteenth Amendment taking effect

* Blacks celebrate voting rights




Page 4 has the heading: "Celebrating the Ratification of the Fifteenth Amendment". The article includes: "A large meeting of colored citizens was held last evening in Cosmopolitan Hall, No. 97 Sixth-avenue, to commemorate the passage of the Fifteenth Amendment".

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$65.00
689240

1874 death of Charles Sumner....

Item #689240

March 14, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 14, 1874 



* Charles Sumner death

* American politician - Massachusetts senator

* Anti-slavery leader - Civil Rights advocate




The top of the page 3 has one column headings: "SUMNER" "Last Honors in Washington to the Dead Senator" and more. (see) Lengthy text.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.... See More  

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689018

General George Custer.. Black Hills' gold...

Item #689018

September 01, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 1, 1874



* General George Armstrong Custer

* Black Hills gold - South Dakota expedition ENDS




The front page has a few related article headed: "Return Of the Black Hills Expedition" with subheads. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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688933

Death of Sam Adams...

Item #688933

October 08, 1803

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 8, 1803 



* Samuel Adams death

* Governor of Massachusetts




The top of page 2 has a rather unassuming article: "Yesterday morning the death of Mr. SAMUEL ADAMS, Esq. late Governor of this Commonwealth, was announced to the inhabitants by the tolling of all the bells in town. Mr. Adams has long been a valetudinarian; and has experienced much of the indisposition... See More  

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688793

1870 Cincinnati Red Stockings baseball....

Item #688793

June 19, 1870

NEW YORK HERALD, June 19, 1870 



* Cincinnati Red (reds) Stockings

* Early baseball w/ box scores




Page 8 has an article headed: "The National Game" with subhead and box scores. (see) The Redstockings ended there 81 game winning streak just a few days prior.

Complete with 12 pages, a little irregular long the spine, generally in good condition.

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$38.00
688605

1873 Drummond Mine explosion... Nova Scotia...

Item #688605

May 16, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 16, 1873



* Drummond Mine explosion disaster

* Westville, Pictou County, Nova Scotia




The top of page 7 has a one column headings: "WESTVILLE EXPLOSION" with subheads. (see) Text takes up more than 2 full columns.

Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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688582

Washington Harrison Donaldson ballooning...

Item #688582

September 03, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 3, 1874



* Washington Harrison Donaldson

* Ballooning in New Jersey

* Indians - Native Americans




The front page has a one column heading: "Donaldson's Latest Aerial Voyage" Also another one column heading: "The Frontier Troubles" with subhead. (see) Brief text on both reports.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few tiny margin t... See More  

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688495

Rabbi Morris Jacob Raphall supports slavery based on the Bible...

Item #688495

January 05, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, January 5, 1861 



* Rabbi Morris... Morris Jacob Raphall

* The Biblical view of slavery

* B'nai Jeshurun (Manhattan Synagogue)




The last column of the front page is taken up with a lengthy report, carrying over to take all of pages 2, 3,4 and 5, with heads including: "STATE OF THE UNION" "Our National Fast Day" "Its General Observance in th... See More  

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$185.00
688439

Capture of Jefferson Davis as he flees...

Item #688439

May 15, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, May 15, 1865  The front page first column heads include: "JEFF. DAVIS" "Details Of His Capture" "His Camp 'Surprised at Daylight on the 10th Instant" "He Disguises Himself in His Wife's Clothing, and, Like His Accomplice Booth, Takes to the Woods" "He is Pursued & Forced to a Stand" "He Shows Fight & Flour... See More  

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688401

The Battle of Antietam... Confederate newspaper printed in Grenada, Mississippi...

Item #688401

September 22, 1862

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Sept. 22, 1862  If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. See the details at the bottom of this listing.

The back page contains an early report on the Battle of Antietam, containing some sketchy, early reports, with: "Later--Another Battle In Ma... See More  

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$248.00
688331

1874 Charley Ross kidnapping...

Item #688331

August 02, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 2, 1874



* 4 year old boy - Charley Ross kidnapping

* 1st American for ransom in U.S. (media coverage)




The top of page 10 has one column headings that include: "THE CHILD STEALERS" "The Kidnappers of Charley Ross Still Uncaptured" and more (see). Text takes up almost 2 1/2 columns.

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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688112

Crisis in the South...

Item #688112

December 30, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 30, 1860  Among the front page column heads on the events that would lead to the Civil War, are: "THE REVOLUTION" "Resignation of the Secretary of War" "Extraordinary Ultimatum of the South Carolina Commissioners" "The Admission of New Mexico with or Without Slavery, Recommended" "Seizure of a Revenue Cutter by the South ... See More  

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688109

South Carolina leaves the Union: the Civil War is about to begin...

Item #688109

December 26, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 26, 1860  Among the front page column heads are: "Proceedings of the Charleston Convention" "The Address of South Carolina to the Slaveholding States" "South Carolina's "Declaration of Independence" "Address of the Mississippi Commissioner to the George Assembly".

Related text carries over to take almost all of page 2 &am... See More  

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688035

Abraham Lincoln in Albany & elsewhere, en route to his inauguration...

Item #688035

February 19, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 19, 1861  The entire front page is taken up with excellent & detailed reporting on Abraham Lincoln's journey to Washington for his inauguration, with first column heads including: "THE PRESIDENTIAL PROGRESS" "The Journey of Mr. Lincoln & Suite from Buffalo to Albany" "The Price of Rails Rides on the Engine" "The Reception at... See More  

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688007

The surrender of Lee to Grant at Appomattox...

Item #688007

April 10, 1865

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 10, 1865  Two-thirds of the first column of the front page has bold headlines including: "THE END." "Surrender of Lee and his Whole Army to Grant" "Terms of Surrender" "All Honor to Grant, Meade, Sheridan, Ord, Humphreys, Wright, Griffin, Parke, and their Brave Troops" "Highly Interesting Details of the Fighting Before th... See More  

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687956

re. African slave trade...

Item #687956

May 04, 1860

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 4, 1860 



* African slave trade - Kongo

* re. Slaver Storm King escape

* Indictment of officers




 the bottom of the front page has a report headed: "The Slave Trade in New York" with subhead. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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687906

1870 Van Buren, Arkansas hanging...

Item #687906

July 06, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 6, 1870



* Choctaw Indian execution by hanging

* Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas




The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "THE GALLOWS" with subheads. (see) Text takes up about 1 1/2 columns.

Complete with 12 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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687851

Battle of Antietam, with a front page map...

Item #687851

September 22, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 22, 1862  The front page features a nice map titled: "SHARP SKIRMISHES ON SATURDAY. Important Operations at Sharpsburg & Williamsport." showing much detail of the area.

The front page also has nice one column heads including: "The Battle of Antietam" "The Battle Field - The Retreat of the Rebel Army" "Our Troops on the Other Side ... See More  

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687846

Map on General Buell in Tennessee...

Item #687846

September 06, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, September 6, 1862  The front page has a nice Civil War map headed: "Operations Of Buell In Tennessee".

Among the front page column heads are: "The Rebels Threatening the Line of the Potomac" "The Rebels Passing Through Thoroughfare Gap" "McClellan's Order to the Army" "Movements of Gen. Buell's Army" "Reported Ev... See More  

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687832

Antietam battle losses...

Item #687832

September 24, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 24, 1862  The front page has many one column headlines covering the Civil War including: "News From McClellan's Army" "The Rebels in Considerable Force Near Williamsport" "Heavy Skirmishing Going on at That Point" "Quiet Along the Potomac at Shepardstown" "Rebel Losses in Maryland Estimated at 30,000" which reference... See More  

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687618

Large map of Burnside's accomplishments....

The death of Commodore Uriah P. Levy...

Item #687618

March 25, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 25, 1862 



* Uriah P. Levy death (1st report)

* 1st Jewish commodore of U.S. Navy

* American Civil War - Jews




The most notable content within this issue is the very brief, but historic page 7 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore, war of 1812 war hero, and credited as to having abolished the disciplinary procedu... See More  

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687522

Abe Lincoln on the Civil War... Georgia secedes from the Union...

Item #687522

January 20, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, January 20, 1861 



* President-elect Abraham Lincoln

* The Civil War about to begin

* Georgia secedes from the Union




The front page has some ominous reports concerning the troubles in the South which would soon lead to the Civil War, with first column heads including: "The Revolution" "Important News from the South" "Projected Seizure of Fort ... See More  

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687484

Civil War map takes up the entire front page...

Item #687484

May 27, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, May 27, 1862  The entire front page is taken up with a huge and very detailed Civil War map with a banner heading: "THE IMPORTANT STRATEGIC MOVEMENTS IN VIRGINIA" along with: "Scene Of Operations in Front of Richmond, in the Valley & on the Line of the Upper Potomac--The Threatened Offensive Movements of the Rebels." Certainly a terrific display item w... See More  

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687357

The very first Medal of Honor recipients...

Item #687357

March 26, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, March 26, 1863



* 1st Medal of Honor recipients

* American Civil War

* Jacob Parrott & more




This issue has a report quite inconspicuous in its presentation yet exceedingly significant in its place in history. It reports the very first recipients of perhaps the most prestigious & coveted award for military valor: the Medal of Honor.

Page 4 has a one column heading: ... See More  

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687335

Post 1873 Colfax, Louisiana massacre.....

Item #687335

May 07, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Indiana, May 7, 1873



* Post Colfax massacre - riot

* St. Martinville Parish, Louisiana

* Unrest continues in the State




The top of page 9 has one column headings that include: "LOUISIANA" "Progress Of The Civil War" "Picket Firing at St. Martinsville" and more.

Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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687248

Two front page Civil War maps...

Item #687248

October 13, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 13, 1861  The front page has two maps titled: "THE AFFAIR AT CHICAMACOMICO" and "THE FIGHT AT SANTA ROSA ISLAND" which is in Florida near Pensacola Bay.

Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Advance of the Rebels on the Potomac" "Battle Between the Rebels and Col. Wilson's Regiment Near For... See More  

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687020

Eisenhower wins the White House...

Item #687020

November 07, 1956

NEW YORK HERALD TRIBUNE, Nov. 7, 1956 The banner headline accounts: "Eisenhower Landslide" along with: "Solid South Broken, Congress in Doubt; Wagner Concedes to Javits; Bush Wins". The Bush mention is Senator Prescott S. Bush of Connecticut, father of President George H.W. Bush, and grandfather of President George H. Bush.

The complete issue with all 3 sections, binding pin h... See More  

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686830

1860 Great Meteor shower... Fireball meteors...

Item #686830

July 22, 1860

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 22, 1860 



* Earth-grazing meteor procession

* Fireball meteors


 

The front page has an article headed: "The Meteor Of Friday Night" "Its Brilliancy and Its Great Distance from the Earth" "All Sorts Of Accounts" and more with small illustration. Text takes up 4 full columns on the front page.

Other news of the day. Complete in... See More  

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686774

The Civil Rights Bill is "the law of the land"...

Item #686774

April 10, 1866

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 10, 1866 



* Civil Rights Bill becomes law

* Post Civil War - slavery




The top of the back page has one column headings: "THE CAPITAL" "The Civil Rights Bill the Law of the Land" "Its Passage In The House" "Vote 122 To 41" Unfortunately there is a printing flaw that affects the mentioned headings only. Text is fine. (see)... See More  

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$45.00
686761

Ann Eliza divorcing Brigham Young... Mormons...

Item #686761

August 27, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 27, 1874



* Ann Eliza Young suit

* Brigham Young divorce

* Mormons - polygamy




Page 5 has a one column heading: "Ann Eliza Young's Divorce" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete in 10 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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686230

1874 Creedmoor Rifle Match with graphics...

Item #686230

September 28, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 28, 1874



* 1st Creedmoor rifle match, Long Island

* Target results - illustrations




This issue has excellent coverage of the 1st international rifle competition at Creedmoor Rifle Range in Long Island, with page 3 containing several target illustrations. One column headings include: "THE GREAT RIFLE MATCH" "Ireland and America Struggle for the Ch... See More  

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686151

The siege of Lexington in 1861...

Item #686151

September 25, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 25, 1861 



* First Battle of Lexington

* Missouri State Guard victory




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Important News from Missouri" "The Disaster At Lexington" "Intended Invasion of Kansas by the Rebels" and more.

Eight pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.... See More  

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686089

1875 Black Hills gold rush...

Item #686089

July 05, 1875

NEW YORK HERALD, July 5, 1875



* Newton-Jenney Party

* Black Hills gold discovery

* French Creek diggings




Page 3 has an lengthy article with heading: "THE BLACK HILLS" and subheads. (see) Text text up almost 2 columns.

Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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685974

1874 Chang & Eng Bunker deaths...

Item #685974

February 13, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 13, 1874



* re. Chang and Eng Bunker deaths

* Famous Siamese twins




The top of page 7 has a one column headings that include: "THE SIAMESE TWINS" "Appearance of the Bodies After Embalmment" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, some damp staining, generally nice.

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685727

Much on Rodgers' cruise...

Item #685727

October 09, 1813

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 9, 1813 



* John Rodgers' third cruise

* USS President - United States Navy




From the midst of the War of 1812, page 2 has a lengthy letter headed: "Rodger's Cruize" from on board the frigate President, signed in type: Jno. Rodgers. Pg. 3 had details of the funeral of William Henry Allen, late commander of the U.S. sloop of war Argus. Other bits on... See More  

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685701

Very first appearance of Walt Whitman's poem "True Conquerors"...

Item #685701

February 15, 1888

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 15, 1888



* Walt Whitman's "True Conquerors" - 1st appearance



Near the middle of page 6 is a poem titled: "True Conquerors" by the noted Walt Whitman, this being the very first appearance of this poem in print as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive, and is very significant as such. Complete in 12 pages, light toning with more at the edges, v... See More  

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$125.00
685515

Ku Klux Klan in 1871 South Carolina...

Item #685515

November 16, 1871

THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 16, 1871



* Ku Klux Klan - KKK outrages in South Carolina

* Spartansburg and York Counties County SC




The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "SOUTH CAROLINA KU-KLUX" and more. Lengthy text takes up 1 1/2 columns.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few discrete archival mends, very nice condition.... See More  

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685467

News from "the rebellion"...

Item #685467

September 19, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 19, 1861  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil war are: "THE REBELLION" "Important News From Maryland" "Rebel Demand for the Surrender of Lexington" "Important News From Kentucky" & much more.

Eight pages, a little wear along the spine, generally nice.

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685010

First messages over the transatlantic telegraph cable... Situation with the Mormons in Utah...

Item #685010

August 27, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 27, 1858  The entire front page is taken up with the celebration of the Atlantic Cable, with first column heads: "FIRST NEWS OVER THE OCEAN CABLE" "Highly Important From England" "Treaty of Peace With China" "Important From India" "The Sailing of the Steamers". 

The very lengthy report on the success of the telegrap... See More  

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684200

1874 Brooks-Baxter War.... Republican Party...

Item #684200

April 29, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 29, 1874



* Brooks-Baxter War

* Little Rock, Arkansas

* Republican Party factions




The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "LIGHT AT LAST" "A Complete Story of the Arkansas Conflict" "Brooks' Statement" "Baxter's Story" and more. (see) Very lengthy text.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 16 pag... See More  

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683947

Dramatic issue on the Hindenburg disaster...

Item #683947

May 07, 1937

NEW YORK HERALD TRIBUNE--EXTRA, May 7, 1937  A very nice two line banner headline announces: "Hindenburg Explodes at Lakehurst, 50 Die; Dirigible, Landing, Falls 500 Feet in Flames" plus some of the subheads include: "50 Survivors Pulled From Fiery Zeppelin" "World's Largest Airship Shattered as She Approaches Mooring Mast..." "Static Electricity Theory ... See More  

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683761

Yellow fever epidemic outbreak in Shreveport, Louisiana...

Item #683761

October 26, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 26, 1873



* Yellow Fever epidemic of 1873

* Shreveport, Louisiana LA & Memphis




The top of page 12 has one column headings: "YELLOW FEVER" "Encouraging Accounts from Memphis and Shreveport" and more. (see)

Complete with 16 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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683749

Slaves delivered to America... Return of slaves from the "Echo" slave ship...

Item #683749

December 12, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 12, 1858  Page 4 has a brief, yet historic report with a small heading: "The Yacht Wanderer" with a Savannah dateline. This is an infamous ship, as the Wanderer's notoriety is that it (illegally) delivered the next-to last load of African slaves to America. It notes in part: "...succeeded in evading the vigilance of the cruisers & landed a cargo of... See More  

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683147

1869 Solar Eclipse...

Item #683147

August 08, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 8, 1869



* 1869 Solar Eclipse

* Moon - Sun - Earth




The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE SOLAR ECLIPSE" "Magnificence of the Phenomenon in the Metropolis" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up 5 full columns.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, some archival mending to a few unrelated pages, a few tiny margi... See More  

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682725

Morrissey and Heenan will fight for the boxing championship...

Item #682725

October 20, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 20, 1858  Page 4 has nearly a full column report on: "The Prize Fight Today" between Morrissey and Heenan (The Benicia Boy). Column subheads include: "Morrissey and the Benecia Boy--Condition of the Men--Who Will be Champion--How the Betting Ranges--Amount of Money Staked". The result would be reported in the next day's newspaper.

Eight pages, go... See More  

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$26.00
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