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691631

Italy invades Greece in 1940...

Item #691631

October 28, 1940

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, October 28, 1940



* Battle of Greece begins

* Italy invasion of Greece

* Greco-Italian War




The front page has a nice banner headline: "Italy and Greece Are At War with subheads. Nice for display.

Complete with 8 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.... See More  

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$48.00
691615

FDR wins a historic 3rd term as president...

Item #691615

November 04, 1940

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Nov. 4, 1940



* President Franklin D. Roosevelt

* Historic 3rd term election win




The front page has a nice banner headline: "SEE F. D. R. LANDSLIDE" with subheads and photo. (see) Nice for display.

Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally good. ... See More  

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$52.00
691351

Eisnehower's "Crusade of Freedom"... Man convicted of "leering"...

Item #691351

November 12, 1952

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 12, 1952



* Convicted of "Leering" from a distance

* President Eisenhower's "Crusade of Freedom" speech




The front page has: "Negro in North Carolina Convicted Of Assault by 'Leer' at White Girl", which continues on page 21. It tells of sharecropper Max Ingram's conviction of assaulting a white woman by leering at her from... See More  

Item from Catalog 324 (released for November, 2022)...

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$48.00
691331

Wright Brother 1st flight... 25th anniversary...

Item #691331

December 17, 1928

THE DETROIT NEWS, Dec. 17, 1928



* Orville Wright Brothers

* First airplane flight success

* Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

* 25th anniversary celebration




The front page has a one column heading: "FIRST FLIGHT 25 YEARS AGO" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 48 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, more so along the spine, generally good.... See More  

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$48.00
691227

Black Americana - black voters, candidates, jurors, and more...

Item #691227

August 30, 1867

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 30, 1867  The front page has: "NORTH CAROLINA - COLORED JURORS ALLOWED", "Abortion Case... A Woman Left To Die In The Streets", "The Indian War", "Delaware - A Colored Man Murdered", and more. Also present is a brief account of newly register voters in South Carolina, which includes the mention of blacks.

Page 5 has: "GEORGI... See More  

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691025

Tripartite Pact.... Axis powers unite...

Item #691025

September 30, 1940

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, September 30, 1940



* 1940 Tripartite Pact

* Germany - Japan - Italy

* Axis powers officially unite




The front page has a banner headline: "Japan Signs Pact With Axis" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Tripartite Pact which was signed in Berlin by the representatives of Germany (Nazis), Japan and Italy.

Complete in 8 pages, l... See More  

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$40.00
691024

First World War II draft lottery in 1940....

Item #691024

October 17, 1940

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, October 17, 1940



* 1st lottery for U.S. WWII draftees

* World War II draft begins (1st report)



The front page has a banner headline: "Mighty Army Is Registered" with subheads.

Complete with 8 pages, light toning, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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$40.00
690649

Fourteenth Amendment ratified by North Carolina...

Item #690649

July 12, 1868

NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1868 



* 14th Amendment ratified by North Carolina

* President Andrew Johnson signs




The front page has: "PROCLAMATION" with the subheading: "The President Declares the Ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment by North Carolina", signed in type by the President: Andrew Johnson.

This was one of the Reconstruction amendments which guaranteed ci... See More  

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$98.00
690370

The antebellum South... 2 slave ads...

Item #690370

July 11, 1853

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 11, 1853  



* Rare antebellum publication

* Girl slave wanted & more ad




This early Southern publication has news of the day with several advertisements.

Four pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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$33.00
689066

From 1850 Greensboro, 11 years before the outbreak of the Civil War...

Item #689066

May 25, 1850

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, May 25, 1850



* Rare Antebellum publication



Rarely are we able to secure antebellum newspapers from this city.

A typical newspaper of the day with news reports both local and national. Most of the back page is taken up with advertisements, a few of which are illustrated.

Four pages, very condition.... See More  

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$35.00
688771

From the Confederacy...

Item #688771

August 23, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 23, 1861  This is one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline. The front page is entirely taken up with ads.
War related items are on the inside pages including items headed: "Subjugating the South" "One Dismal, Universal Howl" "Admission of Missouri as
... See More  

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$117.00
688515

1912 John Burroughs photo... naturalist...

Item #688515

June 06, 1912

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, June 6, 1912



* Naturalist John Burroughs photo

* Nature essayist - conservation movement




The top of page 10 has a two column photo of John Burroughs with heading: "Enemy Of The Nature Faker" with very brief text. (see)

Complete with 12 pages, light toning, very small library stamp within the masthead, minor margin wear, generally good.... See More  

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$37.00
688514

Howard Hughes' flight around the world...

Item #688514

July 18, 1939

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, July 18, 1938  The top of the front page has 2 column heads: "Hughes Plane Ends Historic World Flight" with subhead: "Five Daring Fliers Set Plane Down at New York 3 Days and 19 Hours After Take-Off For Paris, Hughes Says Post Flight More Remarkable Than New One".

Plus a photo of the young Howard Hughes. This report is on Hughes'... See More  

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$55.00
688494

From the Confederacy... Did Tennessee secede from the Union...

Item #688494

May 03, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 3, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title from North Carolina



The front page is entirely taken up with ads. War related items are on the inside pages including a notable item headed: "Secession of Tennessee" which includes: "...that the Legislature of Tennessee...had passed the ordinance of secession by an almost unanimous vote..... See More  

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$134.00
688492

Boston newspaper with Loyalist leanings... Opinions on Massachusetts clergy re the Charter...

Item #688492

December 26, 1768

THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, December 26, 1768  The publisher of this newspaper had Loyalist leanings, causing its demise before the formal outbreak of the Revolutionary War.

All of pages 1 & 2 are taken up with a continued report on: "Voltaire on History". Page 3 has: "The Opinions of the Ministers of the colony of the Massachusetts...upon this question--Whether to Surrender the... See More  

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$155.00
688320

North Carolina secession report in a North Carolina newspaper...

Item #688320

May 22, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 22, 1861 



* North Carolina secession

* American Civil War




Certainly the most notable report is the pg. 2 news headed: "Secession Of North Carolina!" "One of The Confederates States" "North Carolina Free--Lincoln's Military Despotism Repudiated" which also includes the two "Ordinance" reports ... See More  

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688116

Much reporting from the Confederate perspective...

Item #688116

January 29, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 29, 1862  The front page has advertisements and 3 columns on: "The Northern Congress--The New Treasury Bill--Interesting Debate on the War" carrying over to page. 2.

Page 2 has a very nice editorial in which they examine & discuss the "...four grand objects..." or goals of the Yankees for 1862: "...First in importance among... See More  

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688061

The Monitor vs. the Merrimac...

Item #688061

March 10, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 10, 1862  The back page contains two nice Civil War maps headed: "Fernandina, Florida, and Vicinity" and "Scene of Burnside's Operations in North Carolina" as seen in the photos, with not only related column headlines but other Civil War headlines also.

But the prime content is the nice page 5 map headed: "Scene of The Merrimac's... See More  

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688003

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #688003

January 01, 1863

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 1, 1863  



* Battle of Kinston, North Carolina

* From the capital of the Confederacy




Among the war-related reports in this Confederate newspaper are: "Norther News" "Jeff. Davis's Fulmination Against General Butler" "Official Report of the Fight in N. Carolina" "The Virginians in the War" "Petersbu... See More  

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$62.00
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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$137.00
687174

Putting the Constitution into effect, & New York is the capital...

Item #687174

September 20, 1788

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 20, 1788



* United States Constitution into effect

* New York City as nation's capital




 The top of the front page has an article signed by: "A Federalist" which is very supportive of the new Constitution, then being considered for ratification by the various states. It notes in part: "...The game that is now playing by the ant... See More  

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686757

Rare Confederate newspaper...

Item #686757

September 10, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, Sept. 10, 1863  



* Rare Confederate publication from the Civil War



This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era.

The entire front page ... See More  

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$189.00
686737

Discussions in Congress... Mourning for Ben Franklin...

Item #686737

January 29, 1791

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Jan. 29, 1791  A full front page column covers discussion in the "House of Representatives" concerning the President & Vice President, including: "...duties of the President of the Senate & those of the President of the United States appeared to him incompatible...the office of Secretary of State & the duties of President ... See More  

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686694

England discusses the issue of independence for America... War accounts...

Item #686694

May 12, 1780

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, May 12, 1780  Pages 2 and 3 have much discussion in the House of Commons concerning the Revolutionary War. A few bits include: "...introduced his motion for a reconciliation between Great Britain & her colonies. Peace, he said, was a desirable object to every man...The people of America...had never thought of independence in the beginning of the co... See More  

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686392

Guilford Court House... Captain Cook's journal...

Item #686392
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, May, 1781  Content includes: "Debates in Parliament" includes talk on America. Another report is a review of the: "Journal of Captain Cook's Last Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, on Discovery, performed in the Years 1776, 7, 8 &  9..." which takes over 3 pages. 

Another report mentions in part: "...parties from Mr. Washi... See More  

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686332

From the Confederacy with a report on Fort Hatteras...

Item #686332

July 16, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 16, 1861 



* Rare Confederate publication



This is one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline. The front page is entirely taken up with ads.
War related items are on page 2 include: "Weapons" "England & France Side with the Southern Confederacy"
... See More  

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686033

Tonnage Act: further defining the historic Tariff Act of 1789..

Item #686033

July 24, 1789

THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, July 24, 1789  The entire front page is taken up with ads including 7 illustrated ship ads.

Page 2 has an address to George Washington from the governor & council of North Carolina, which is followed by his reply which carries over to page 3 & is signed in type: G. Washington.

Also on page 3 is: "An Act Imposing duti... See More  

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686026

Terrific display newspaper from 1789...

Item #686026

August 07, 1789

THE NORWICH PACKET & COUNTRY JOURNAL, Connecticut, Aug. 7, 1789 



* Very rare 18th century publication

* Great masthead engraving for display

* First year of President George Washington




This must rank among the more beautiful mastheads of the 18th century, and it has been many years since we have been able to offer one. And from the founding year of the federal government with two ... See More  

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685394

Miracle in the Andes... Flight 571 rescue...

Item #685394

December 24, 1972

THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, December 24, 1972 



* Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 

* Miracle in the Andes rescue in progress

* Rugby team - airplane crash - "Alive"
 



The top of page 3 has a four column heading: "8 More Rescued from the Andes" (see) This story was featured in the movie "Alive" and has to be one of the most amazi... See More  

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685258

Ratification of the Prohibition amendment...

Item #685258

January 20, 1919

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT (bi-weekly), North Carolina, January 20, 1919 



* Prohibition (no beer, liquor) wins

* 18th Amendment ratification

* 3/4 of the states needed is met




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "America First Nation To Legislate Liquor Out" with subheads. First report coverage on Nebraska formally ratifying the 18th amendment to the Constitution... See More  

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$62.00
685234

Affirmed wins triple crown...

Item #685234

June 11, 1978

THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, North Carolina, June 11, 1978



* Affirmed wins triple crown

* Belmont Stakes - horse racing




The front page has a three column photo with caption: "Affirmed--by a nose" with text. (see)

The front page of the sport's section (inside) has banner headline: "It's Affirmed again (by a nose)" with 2 related photos. First report coverage on Affirme... See More  

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685179

Amelia Earhart lost in 1937...

Item #685179

July 04, 1937

THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, July 4, 1937.

 

* Amelia Earhart famous disappearance

* Searching the Pacific Ocean




The front page has a two column heading: "Amelia Earhart's Chance For Rescue Becomes Dim" with subhead. (see)

Complete 1st section only with 10 pages, light toning, a little margin wear with a few tiny tears, should be handled with care.... See More  

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684958

Fugitive slaves... 1862 Savannah, Georgia martial law...

Item #684958

January 24, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 24, 1862



* Fugitive slaves

* Savannah, Georgia martial law

* New Bern, North Carolina




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 RETURN OF FUGITIVE SLAVES", "The President's Position on the Question", "FROM... See More  

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$40.00
684555

Michael Jordan drafted by Bulls in 1984...

Item #684555

June 20, 1984

USA TODAY, June 20, 1984



* Michael Jordan's NBA draft

* Chicago Bulls professional basketball

* One of the biggest dynasties in sports is born




The front page of the sport's has reporting on the 1984 NBA draft which shows a small photo of Akeem Olajuwon and Sam Bowie, the first two picks. Within the report is mention of the first 5 picks with  text that includes: "...North... See More  

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684198

The Kent State shootings of protesting students....

Item #684198

May 06, 1970

THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, May 6, 1970 



* Kent State shootings - massacre

* Invasion of Cambodia protest




The front page has a four column headline: "Peaceful Protests Mark Slaying of 4" with 2 related photos. Coverage on the Kent State shootings by the Ohio National Guard upon protesting students.

Complete in 42 pages, a few small bindings holes along spine, nic... See More  

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$38.00
683495

Helen Clevenger murder... Asheville NC...

Item #683495

July 18, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 18, 1936



* Helen Clevenger murder

* American college student

* Asheville, North Carolina




The front page has a one column heading: "SUSPECT IS HUNTED IN CO-ED'S MURDER" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on page 6 with photo of Clevenger.

Complete with all 30 pages, rag edition in great condition.... See More  

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683480

1943 Battle of Kursk begins...

Item #683480

July 07, 1943

WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, July 7, 1943



* Battle of Kursk begins

* Largest ever tank battle

* Operation Citadel

* World War II - WWII




The front page has a three column heading: "Big German Offensive Smashes Into 2 Sectors Near Belgorod" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 10 pages, light toning at the margins, small library label on the front page, generally nice.... See More  

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683478

Operation Millennium Cologne Germany....

Item #683478

June 01, 1942

WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, June 1, 1942



* Cologne Germany 1,000 bomber raid

* Operation Millennium - World War II




This 8 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "COLOGNE, GERMAN INDUSTRIAL CENTER, LAID WASTE BY MASSIVE BRITISH RAID; THREE-QUARTERS OF CITY LEFT AFLAME" with subheads (see images). This tells of the famous 1,000 bomber r... See More  

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683386

Civil War news from the Confederacy...

Item #683386

January 23, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 23, 1863 



* From the origin of the American Civil War



Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States of America", this being one of only a few such newspapers which did so.

Among ftpg. column heads are: "Official Dispatch from Gen. Bragg--More Brilliant Exploits of Gens. Wheeler and Forrest" which is signed in type: Br... See More  

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683215

Missouri becomes a Confederate state... Uncommon Confederate title...

Item #683215

August 02, 1861

The DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, Aug. 2, 1861 



* Very rare Confederate publication



This is a single sheet newspaper with just a one column masthead, not uncommon from the Confederacy where newsprint was often difficult to come by. From the early part of the Civil War with many items relating to it, including article headed "Resolutions of Mississippi on the Victories i... See More  

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$225.00
683155

USS Reuben James sunk.... 1st U.S. warship...

Item #683155

October 31, 1941

THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, October 31, 1941 



* USS Reuben James sunk (Early 1st report) 

* 1st American warship casualty in WWII
 



The front page has a nice banner headline: "AMERICAN WARSHIP SUNK" with subhead, photo and related map. First report coverage on the sinking of the USS Reuben James, the 1st U.S. warship casualty of World War II.

Other news, spor... See More  

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682991

From Confederate North Carolina...

Item #682991

August 21, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 21, 1861 



* Rare Confederate publication



This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline.

Pages 2 & 3 have various Civil War reports including: "Insubordination in the 'Grand Army' " "Gov. Sprague, of Rhode Isl., on the War" "Ellsworth&... See More  

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682625

A new governor for North Carolina...

Item #682625

December 31, 1724

THE POST-BOY, London, Dec. 31, 1724  



* Rare & early 18th century publication

* Nice masthead engravings

* Very early North Carolina




Although the reporting is mostly concerning England as well as the rest of Europe, page 2 has a brief item: "Sir Richard Everet is appointed Governor of North Carolina, in the room of Capt. Barrington."

Single sheet newspaper with two hand... See More  

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682579

Woodrow Wilson's 1918 Thanksgiving proclamation...

Item #682579

November 21, 1918

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Nov. 21, 1918



* President Woodrow Wilson

* Thanksgiving proclamation

* World War I Peace - WWI




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "President Bids Nation Return Thanks For Peace" with subheads and complete text of the proclamation which is signed in type: Woodrow Wilson.

Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a... See More  

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$40.00
682030

President Garfield is shot...

Item #682030

July 08, 1881

THE WEEKLY STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 8, 1881  



* President James A. Garfield shot (1st report)

* Charles J. Guiteau - assassin




The last column of the front page has heads: "ASSASSIN'S WORK" "President Garfield Shot" "Two Balls Enter His Person" "Dangerously Wounded" "Balls Not Yet Extracted" "May Possibly Recover&q... See More  

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$64.00
681887

First airplane death - a passenger with Orville Wright...

Item #681887

September 23, 1908

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, North Carolina, September 23, 1908 



* Orville Wright Injured

* Thomas Etholen Selfridge Killed

* 1st powered airplane fatality




Page 4 has: "THE AIRSHIP DIASTER", with a corresponding article of, "The disaster to the air ship of Orville Wright in which the inventor was badly wounded and his companion killed is keenly felt in Washington, where t... See More  

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$62.00
681631

Victorious march...

Item #681631

May 26, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, May 26, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "GRANT!" "Victorious March of the Army of the Potomac" "The South Anna River Reached by Our Troops" "One Thousand More Prisoners Captured" "Sheridan's Expedition" and more.

Additional war reporting inside including: "Butler" "Beauregard R... See More  

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$30.00
681606

A Civil War map and much good content... Battle of Cold Harbor...

Item #681606

June 04, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1862 



* Battle of Seven Pines - Fair Oaks

* Battle of Hanover Court House




The prime feature may well be the back page Civil War map headed: "The Late Victory Near Hanover Court House, Virginia" which shows much details, and has a key for strategic locations.

Among the front page column heads on the war are: "The Great Victory" "Full Det... See More  

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$46.00
681598

Civil War in Virginia and North Carolina...

Item #681598

October 10, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, October 10, 1861  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Important From Hatteras Inlet" "Brilliant Engagement Between the Union Land and Naval Forces & the Rebels" "Total Rout & Heavy Loss of the Enemy" "Advance of Gen. Smith's Division Towards Lewinsville" "Important From Hat... See More  

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$27.00
681560

Hooker's army on the move...

Item #681560

May 01, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, May 1, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Gen. Hooker's Army Moving" "The War In Tennessee" "Advance of the Rebel Lines in Front of Gen. Rosecrans" "Boats of the Rebel Commanders" "Interesting From North Carolina" "Evidences of Union Sentiment Among the People" and more.

Eight pages, v... See More  

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$29.00
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