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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
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
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
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
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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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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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
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.
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
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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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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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