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685024

Emil Lowenstein execution in 1874...

Item #685024

April 11, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 11, 1874



* Emil Lowenstein execution

* Murder by Gaslight




The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "HEMPEN JUSTICE" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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684656

The prelude to war in 1861...

Item #684656

February 02, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 2, 1861 



* Pre Civil War tensions

* Secession in the South




The top of page 3 has one column headings: "THE REVOLUTION" "Warlike Reports from Charleston" "The State Forces Prepared to Attack Fort Sumter" and more with 3 illustrations of secession flags. Good content on the prelude to the Civil War.

Twelve pages, minor margin wear,... See More  

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$44.00
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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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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$29.00
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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682982

Spirit photography fraud trial.... ghosts...

Item #682982

April 27, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 27, 1869



* Spirit photography - ghosts

* William H. Mumler fraud trial




Page 6 has an article with testimony headed: "Light From The Tombs" "The Spirits Laid Bare" "Lucifer (Matches) and Mica Among The Ghosts" and more. (See) Text takes up over three columns.

Complete with 16 pages, some archival mending on a few unrelated pages, nice... See More  

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682406

1870 Fenian raids into Canada....

Item #682406

May 30, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 30, 1870



* Battle of Trout River

* Fenian Brotherhood raids

* Huntingdon, Quebec, Canada




The top of page 10 has one column headings that include: "THE FENIANS" "Seizure of Fenian War Material by United States Troops" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the folds, a little spine wear, generally nice.... See More  

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682194

Newark NJ cemetery haunted ?... Ghost...

Item #682194

May 19, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 19, 1873



* Henry William Herbert - Frank Forester

* Mount Peasant Cemetery - Newark NJ

* Haunted graveyard - ghosts - goblin




The top of page 5 has one column headings: "THE NEWARK GHOST" "More Strange Stories About Ghostly Monsters" and more. (see)

Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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682104

Reporting on the first day of the 'Colored National Convention'...

Item #682104

April 11, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, April 11, 1872



* National colored convention

* Frederick Douglass as president




Page 3 has most of a column taken up with: "Colored National Convention" "Gathering at the Southern States Convention of Colored Men in New Orleans--Pinchback, of Louisiana, and Ransier, of South Carolina, 'Bossing the Job'--Preparing for a Fierce Battle in Favor of General... See More  

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681958

Masonic Celebration of Washington's initiation...

Item #681958

November 02, 1852

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 5, 1852  The front page has a mention of: "Masonic Celebration at Cincinnati", and continues on page 4 describing the annual celebration of George Washington being "initiated as a member of the mystic tie".

Complete in 8 pages and in good condition.

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681925

Chief Spotted Tail in 1875...

Item #681925

September 18, 1875

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 18, 1875



* Chief Spotted Tail - Agency

* Brulé Lakota Sioux Indians




Page 5 has an article headed: "WOGALAKA TONKA" "Spotted Tails Tepee" and more.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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681583

Vicksburg, Mississippi...

Item #681583

February 12, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 12,1863  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "IMPORTANT FROM VICKBURG" "Return of the Union Ram Queen of the West from Her Run Down the Mississippi" "Splendid Success Of The Dash" "Smashing of the Rebel Gunboat Vicksburg" "Interesting From Texas" "THE FINANCES OF THE REBELS" and more.

Eight pag... See More  

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681433

1865 State of the Union Address on reconstruction....

Item #681433

December 06, 1865

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 6, 1865



* President Andrew Johnson

* State of the Union Address

* Post-Civil War reconstruction




The top of the 1st column of the front page has a one column heading: "MESSAGE of the President Of The United States To The Two Houses Of Congress...." Text of the address takes up 5 columns, all on the front page and is signed in type: Andrew Johnson.

Comple... See More  

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681431

1874 Chang & Eng Bunker deaths...

Item #681431

January 25, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 25, 1874



* Chang and Eng Bunker deaths

* Famous Siamese twins




The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "THE SIAMESE TWINS" "The Deaths Of Chang And Eng" "What Was the Cause of Death, Sympathy or Shock ?" and more. (see) Text takes up 2  columns.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 10 pages, small archival m... See More  

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681373

1874 Bloody Benders... John Bender arrested ?...

Item #681373

April 10, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 10, 1874



* Bloody Benders - serial killers

* John Bender arrested ?

* Mormons - Salt Lake City




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE BLOODTHIRSTY BENDERS" "Probable Arrest of the Kansas Murderers in Utah" "The Fugitive Family Hid in the Mountains" and more. (see) Nice reporting here.

Other news of the day. Complete with al... See More  

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681149

1874 Charley Ross kidnapping...

Item #681149

August 04, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 4, 1874



* 4 year old boy - Charley Ross kidnapping

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




The top of page 4 has one column headings: "THE LOST BOY" "The Case Still" and more (see). Text takes up almost a full column.

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

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681092

Lincoln's remains in New York City...

Item #681092

April 25, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1865  All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of Abraham Lincoln.

Two-thirds of the first column are taken up with nice heads concerning the funeral of Abraham Lincoln including: "HONORS To the MARTYR PRESIDENT" "Our Tribute to the Lamented Dead" "Arrival of the Cortege" "The Body In State" "The Processio... See More  

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681006

Very first appearance of Walt Whitman's poem "The Dead Emperor"...

Item #681006

March 12, 1888

NEW YORK HERALD, March 12, 1888  Page 4 has a poem titled: "The First Dandelion", signed in block type: WALT WHITMAN .

This is the very first appearance of this poem as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive, significant as such.  It would later appear in his noteworthy compilation, "Leaves of Grass".

Complete in 10 pages, light toning with more at the edges, mostly l... See More  

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680917

Civil War map of the Richmond vicinity...

Item #680917

October 01, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 1, 1864  The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "THE ADVANCE ON RICHMOND. Successful Attack on the Southside Railroad Defences" showing much detail from Richmond south to Weldon.

The first column has Civil War heads including: "RICHMOND" "Important Operations of the Army of the Potomac" "The Enemy's Line Near Poplar G... See More  

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680870

1862 Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia...

Item #680870

August 09, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 9, 1862



* Malvern Hill Virginia
* General George M'Clellan
 
This issue is loaded with interesting Civil War reports from the time it happened with the following one column headings on page 5: "News From M'Clellan's Army" "Withdrawal of Gen. Hooker's Forces from Malvern Hill" "Appearance of the Rebels in
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680852

Nice issue on Lincoln's funeral...

Item #680852

April 19, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 19, 1865  Over half of the first column is taken up with some nice heads concerning the funeral of Abraham Lincoln, including: "SADNESS" "Preparation for the Funeral of The Martyred President" "An Imposing & Solemn Ceremony" "The Body Lying In State" "The Whole Country In Mourning" "The Conspirators Tracked"... See More  

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680851

Celebrating the generals after the war...

Item #680851

June 08, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, June 8, 1865  Among the first column heads are: "Our President" "Monster Meeting Last Night at Cooper Institution" "Outpouring of the Masses for the Administration" "The Hero Grant" "It was Big, Great, Immense, Prodigious!" "Brilliant Array of Generals" and more.

Pages 4 & 5 have more column heads on the war inc... See More  

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680817

1873 Mark Twain letter re. Shah of Persia...

Item #680817

July 11, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 11, 1873



* Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens letter

* Shah of Persia visit to London, England

* Nasar al-Din Shah Qajar




Page 3 has a letter by Mark Twain with many headings that include: "SHAH'D" "Mark Twain Hookd the Persian Out of the English Channel'" and more. (see) The letter takes up almost 2 columns and is signed in type: Mark Twain

C... See More  

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680588

Map of Fort Wright, on the Mississippi...

Item #680588

April 24, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1862 



* Fort Wright - Randolph, Tennessee



Although the front page is mostly taken up with advertisements, the prime feature is certainly the nice Civil War map headed: "FORT WRIGHT ON THE MISSISSIPPI. Its Position & Strength--Important Section of the River--Commodore Foote's Attack." The ftpg. also has a column of news from Central and South ... See More  

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680561

Broadside "Extra" printed in blue ink for the 4th of July...

Item #680561

July 06, 1842

NEW YORK HERALD, EXTRA, July 6, 1842 A  broadside (single sheet printed on one side only) "Extra" with the content being mostly inconsequential with various European reports.

Very nice condition, 15 1/4 by 20 inches.

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680429

Mark Twain letter on the Shah of Persia...

Item #680429

July 22, 1873

NEW YORK HERALD, July 22, 1873 



* Edmund Yates letter

* Shah of Persia visit to Paris, France

* Nasar al-Din Shah Qajar




Page 5 has a letter by Edmund Yates with several headings that include: "N A S S R-E D-D I N" "Mr. Edmund Yates Last View" "Court Life At Tehran" "The Persian Bastinado" "The Story By Mr. Edmund Yates" and much more. ... See More  

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680262

Civil War map shows a portion of the Yazoo and Mississippi Rivers...

Item #680262

July 24, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, July 24, 1862



* CSS Arkansas - Confederate ironclad warship

* Mississippi & Yazoo Rivers

* Greenville Missouri MO




The front page creates a Civil War map headed: "THE REBEL RAM ARKANSAS. The Fight at the Mouth of the Yazoo and the Dash Down the Mississippi" with related column headlines. 

Other war-related column heads on the front page & inside as w... See More  

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680204

The Wall Street panic of 1873...

Item #680204

September 25, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 25, 1873



* Wall Street - stock market failure

* Panic of 1873 near the beginning

* Best title to be had ?




The top of page 6 has one column headings: "THE CALM" "The Banks Bringing Order Out Of Chaos" "The Stock Exchange Speaks" "Reported Shipments of Gold from Europe" and more. (see) Lengthy text.

Complete with 16 pages, ... See More  

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680025

Trial of Lincoln's conspirators... Jeff Davis...

Item #680025

May 27, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, May 27, 1865



* Abraham Lincoln Murder - Trial of the conspirators

* Jefferson Davis indictment for treaso




The first column on the front page has nice heads: "THE TRIAL" "More Testimony About Mrs. Surratt's Eyesight & Christian Character" "Evidence In Behalf of O'Laughlin" "Authenticity of Alston's Letter to Jeff. Davis"... See More  

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679663

1875 Indianola, Texas hurricane disaster....

Item #679663

September 24, 1875

THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 24, 1875



* Indianola, Texas hurricane disaster

* Ghost town - Matagorda Bay




The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "THE TEXAS STORM" "Horrible Scene At Indianola" and more. (see)

Complete with all 12 pages, very nice condition.

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679533

Evangelists Moody and Sankey in 1875 ...

Item #679533

August 12, 1875

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 12, 1875



* Ira D. Sankey & Dwight Lyman Moody

* Evangelist - Evangelism - sermons




Page 3 has an article with one column headings: "THE EVANGELISTS" "The Work of Moody and Sankey Abroad" and more. (see) Text takes up 2 columns.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 10 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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679513

Civil War ends in South Carolina... Lincoln's conspirators...

Item #679513

June 07, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, June 7, 1865 



* Civil War ending events

* Abraham Lincoln's assassination

* Trial of the conspirators




The ftpg. includes: "THE SOUTH" "Closing Scenes of the War in the Palmetto State" "Popular Joy of the Chivalry at the End of the War" "Progress of Reconstruction" "The Army & Navy" & more. The back page has... See More  

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679509

Great reporting on the closing events of the Civil War...

Item #679509

May 21, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, May 21, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln's assassination

* Conspirators - assassins on trial

* Civil War closing events




A wealth of fine content on the closing events of the Civil War including front page: "JEFF. DAVIS" "The Southern Confederacy at Fortress Monroe" "Interesting Details of Their Capture" "Amusing Scenes at Jeff. Davis'... See More  

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679357

Large front page, Civil War era map of Richmond....

Item #679357

June 27, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, June 27, 1862 



* Richmond, Virginia Map

* Battle of Oak Grove

* General George McClellan




The front page features a large map with a quite large heading: "THE DEFENCES OF RICHMOND. Position of the Formidable Rebel Batteries & Earthworks in Major General McClellan's Front." There are also many related column heads on the front page as well.

Eight page... See More  

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679343

From the Confederacy...

Item #679343

November 18, 1861

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Nov. 18, 1861 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Half of the ftpg. is taken up with advertisements while the other half includes: "The Rebels & Their Capital" "Richmond and Its Environs" "Notes of a Recent Tour in the South" which is a report from the New York Herald.

Page 2 includes an editorial which discusses, ... See More  

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679255

A detailed account of Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid"...

Item #679255

October 17, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 17, 1864 



* John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader

* 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry

* Report on the Greenback Raid




This issue has much reporting on the Civil War, perhaps the most significant being a page 5 account with heads: "Guerrillas Again Along the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad" "They Attack and Destroy a Train" "Interesting and Full Deta... See More  

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679216

Avondale Mine Disaster of 1869....

Item #679216

September 10, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 10, 1869.

 

* Avondale Mine disaster

* Plymouth, Pennsylvania




The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "The Coal Mine Horror" "One Hundred and Eight Bodies Exhumed" "Affecting Scene At The Cemetery" and more. Lengthy text.

Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.
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679090

The financial panic of 1873..

Item #679090

October 12, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 12, 1873 



* Panic of 1873

* Wall Street - stock market




The top of page 7 has a one column heading: "THE LATE PANIC IN WALL STREET" with subheads. (see) Nice to have in a NYC publication.

Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.

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678667

Post 1873 Colfax, Louisiana massacre.....

Item #678667

May 09, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Indiana, May 9, 1873



* Post Colfax massacre - riot

* St. Martinville Parish, Louisiana

* Unrest continues in the State




The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "LOUISIANA" "Kellogg's Metropolitan and the Resisters Facing Each Other" "Arrest of the Mayor of St. Martinsville for High Treason" and more and related map.

Com... See More  

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678426

Livingstone is found, reported in the newspaper which financed the search...

Item #678426

May 21, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, May 21, 1872



* David Livingstone found

* Henry Morton Stanley




James Gordon Bennett, this newspaper's publisher, capitalized on the 19th century fascination with Africa & the whereabouts of explorer Dr. David Livingstone by hiring journalist Henry Stanley to search for him. Livingstone had ventured to Africa in 1865 for a two year expedition with little heard from hi... See More  

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678329

CHESS: Paul Morphy, Harry Staunton, and more...

Item #678329

November 16, 1858

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 16, 1858  The last column on the front page has: "THE GREAT CHESS TOURNAMENT IN EUROPE", which provides more than 2 1/2 columns regarding Paul Morphy's travel to Europe in 1858 to play Harry Staunton (a match which never took place), and an account of their correspondence related to what is now referred to as the Staunton-Morphy controversy. A great iss... See More  

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678328

Capture of the slave ship "Brothers"... California gold... Indian Wars...

Item #678328

November 15, 1858

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 15, 1858  The 1st column of page two has: "Arrival of Another Captured Slaver at Charleston", which tells of the capture of the slave ship 'Brothers". Another related article providing additional details is found on page 4.

Page 2 also has: "Our California Correspondence - A Visit to Fraser River - The Gold Diggings and the Yield of the Preci... See More  

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678326

Annual Message... President James Buchanan...

Item #678326

December 07, 1858

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 7, 1858.

 

* President James Buchanan

* State of the Union Address

* Much regarding slavery, the slave states, Kansas, etc.




The first column of the front page has: "NATIONAL AFFAIRS", "THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE", "New Political Epoch in the United States", and more, which provide the text followed by commentary regardin

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678324

Mormon Festival in Williamsburg, New York... California gold...

Item #678324

November 08, 1858

THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 8, 1858  The front page has: "MORMON FESTIVAL IN WILLIAMSBURG", followed by several paragraphs providing details of the festival which make reference to the singing being of a "good old Methodist tone". See images for details.  Also on the front page is: "NEWS FROM CALIFORNIA", which includes an update regarding the gold situati... See More  

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678323

Trip to California... Reports from The Overland Mail...

Item #678323

October 24, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 24, 1858  The front page has over two columns of details headed: "THE OVERLAND MAIL", "Overland Mail Wagon, Near Fort Belknap, Young Co., Texas, Sept. 22, 1858. The article provides significant details regarding a segment of the trip to California, and includes: "The Route from Fayetteville to Fort Smith -- Difficulties of the Ozark Range -- Magnifice... See More  

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678322

Trip to California... Salt Lake City to receive telegraph...

Item #678322

October 14, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 14, 1858  The top of the front page has: "THE OVERLAND MAIL", "TEN DAYS LATER FROM CALIFORNIA", "INTERESTING FROM OREGON", "News from the Seat of War in Washington Territory", and more. News includes the announcement that the telegraph would soon connect Placerville, California and Salt Lake City - ultimately opening communication ... See More  

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678321

Update regarding the Fort Pillow Massacre...

Item #678321

April 18, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, April 18, 1864  Among the front page single-column headings are: "IMPORTANT FROM TENNESSEE", "Disappearance of the Rebel Forces from Fort Pillow", "Reported Departure of Hardee's Corps for Virginia", "Capture of the Guerilla Chief Reynolds", "No Rebels in the Vicinity of Fort Pillow", and more. Inside coverage includes: &q... See More  

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678319

Capture of Fort Pillow... The Chenango disaster... Paducah, Kentucky...

Item #678319

April 17, 1864

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York City, April 17, 1864.



* The capture of Fort Pillow and negro slaughter

* USS Chenango boiler explosion

* Paducah, Kentucky



This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE CHENANGO DISASTER" "Additional Details of the Shocking C... See More  

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677997

William Walker Nicaragua expedition...

Item #677997

January 08, 1858

THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 8, 1858



* William Walker (filibuster)

* Nicaragua expedition


 


Page 4 has an article with heading: "The President's Message on the Seizure of Walker--The Old and New Filibusters" (see)

Other news of the day just prior to the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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$28.00
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