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Stories from three years as a cowboy...


September 19, 1884

Item #668429    ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 19, 1884  This title always had a wealth of typically Western-themed reports as well as ads. The top of page 4 has: "Three Years A Cowboy" "The Romantic Car...

Review & premiere of "The Princess Bride", in a Los Angeles newspaper...


September 25, 1987

Item #668434    LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 25, 1987 * Best "The Princess Bride" advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Romantic fantasy adventure comedy-drama film A terrific issue ...

Autherine Lucy attends University of Alabama...


February 08, 1956

Item #668447    THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, February 8, 1956  * Autherine Lucy attending University of Alabama  * 1st African American student at Tuscaloosa, Alabama  Near the bottom of the front page i...

1959 Chevys introduced for 1st time...


October 14, 1958

Item #668449    THE DETROIT NEWS, Oct. 14, 1958 * 1959 Chevys - Chevrolets introduced * Impala and Bel Air models The top part of the back page has four related photos of the 1959 Chevrolets being introduced for t...

Glen Cinema fire disaster in Scotland...


January 01, 1930

Item #668452    CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 1, 1930 * Glen Cinema disaster - fire * Human panic stampede * Paisley, Scotland The front page has a one column heading: "69 CHILDREN DIE AS PANIC ENDS HOLIDA...

1945 President Harry Truman speech...


April 26, 1945

Item #668463    CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 26, 1945  * President Harry Truman  * World Security Parley  * European war nears the end  The front page has a nice banner headline: "OPEN P...

Cattle raiding in Texas... Rio Grande...


September 28, 1872

Item #668472    THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 28, 1872 * Cattle rustling - raiding * Rio Grande river - Texas * Juan Cortina - Mexicans Page 4 has an article headed: "UP THE RIO GRANDE" "Notes from Br...

1872 Benjamin Nathan murder trial...


September 11, 1872

Item #668473    THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 11, 1872 * Benjamin Nathan murder * Billy Forrester the accused * Murder by gaslight trial Page 4 has an article headed: "FORRESTER" "History of Hi Wander...

Wickedness of Concert Saloons in 1872...


August 11, 1872

Item #668474    THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug.. 11, 1872 * Criminality of Concert Saloons * Alcoholism and crime Page 5 has an article headed: "CONCERT SALOONS" "The Interiors of the Dens and How They Ar...

Wickedness of Concert Saloons in 1872...


September 25, 1872

Item #668475    THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 25, 1872 * Hardships of Transatlantic travel (steerage) * Grief misery peril torment suffering Page 3 has an article headed: "Sufferings In The Struggle" "F...

New York Times co-founder death...


June 19, 1869

Item #668498    THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 19, 1869 * Henry Jarvis Raymond death (1st report) * New York Times co-founder - journalist * "Godfather of the Republican Party" Page 3 has an article headed: ...

Crpress Hills Cemetery celebration in NYC...


May 31, 1869

Item #668499    THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 31, 1869 * Cypress Hills Cemetery - New York City * American Civil War soldiers memorial Page 10 has an article headed: "THE UNION DEAD" "Memorial Ceremonies ...

The HMS Resolute... The Westminster Clock Bell...


December 27, 1856

Item #668507    ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Dec. 27, 1856  Among the noteworthy items within this issue is the front page print of the new Westminster Clock Bell (of Big Ben fame), with supporting text.  Sign...

1944 Theodore Roosevelt Jr. death.... WWII Normandy...


July 14, 1944

Item #668512    THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1944 * Theodore "Ted" Roosevelt Jr. death * Utah Beach World War II Normandy * World War II - WWII - Post D-Day The front page has a two column heading: &quo...

Notre Dame football w/ Knute Rockne as coach...


October 14, 1928

Item #668514    THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, October 14, 1928 * Notre Dame Fighting Irish * Head coach Knute Rockne * NCAA college football The front page of this section has a one column headin...

Jefferson Davis released from prison...


May 14, 1867

Item #668518    WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, May 14, 1867 * Jefferson Davis released * Horace Greeley bails him out Page 2 has one column headings: "Jefferson Davis and the Negroes" "He ...

Notre Dame - Army rivalry ends in 1947....


November 09, 1947

Item #668519    THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 9, 1947 * The Army-Notre Dame rivalry ends (1st report) * NCAA college football - South Bend, Indiana The front page of this section has a fou...

Rodman Wanamaker death... Dept. store magnate...


March 10, 1928

Item #668528    THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1928 * Rodman Wanamaker death * Department store magnate The top of the front page has a one column heading: "R. WANAMAKER DIES SUDDENLY AT 65 AT ATLANTIC CITY&quo...

1875 Wimbledon Cup... rifle marksmanship contest...


July 20, 1875

Item #668531    NEW YORK HERALD, July 20, 1875 * Wimbledon Cup marksmanship contest w/ target diagrams * National Rifle Association of the United Kingdom Page 3 has a great group of target diagrams with headline: &...

1875 Monticello, New York hanging...


July 10, 1875

Item #668533    NEW YORK HERALD, July 10, 1875 * Monticello, Sullivan County, New York execution * Hanging of Mark Brown for murder Page 6 has an article with headings: "THE GALLOWS" "Hanging of Mark...

* Croton water supply system for New York City....


July 18, 1875

Item #668536    NEW YORK HERALD, July 18, 1875 * Croton water supply system for New York City Page 10 has an article: "THE WATER WE DRINK" "Croton Lake a Summer Reservoir of Filth" "A Remedy ...

Nice wine making print...


November 22, 1856

Item #668537    THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 22, 1856 * Great wine making illustration The large double page centerfold print is captioned: "The Vintage In France" which is a great wine-theme...

Prints from the West before the Civil War... Nebraska and Kansas...


June 21, 1856

Item #668545    THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 21, 1856 Near the back is a full page with 3 scenes headed: "The Nebraska and Kansas Territory" with the prints captioned: "Ancient Bluff Ruins, Nebrask...

Amelia Earhart's Hometown welcome...


July 11, 1928

Item #668548    THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 11, 1928 * Aviatrix Amelia Earhart * Post Atlantic Ocean flight * Airplane "Friendship" * Medford, Massachusetts (Boston) Page 4 has one column headings: "...

Michelangelo biography in 1875 ...


September 12, 1875

Item #668573    THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 12, 1875 * Michelangelo biography - celebration * Italian sculptor, painter, architect & poet Page 9(5) has an article headed: "MICHAEL ANGELO" "Quadro-...

Torpedoes warfare in 1875 ...


September 03, 1875

Item #668578    THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 3, 1875 * Early Torpedoes development experiments * Naval Torpedo Station at Newport, Rhode Island * Naval Undersea Warfare Center - Goat Island Page 4 has an article he...

Washington on the Treaty of San Lorenzo...


April 06, 1796

Item #668607    THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 6, 1796  * President George Washington * Pinckney's Treaty of San Lorenzo Page 2 has a letter to the House concerning ratification of...

Letter from John Jay...


April 16, 1796

Item #668609    THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York April 16, 1796  Page 2 has a lengthy letter concerning "the university" in New York, signed by its Chancellor and New York governor: John Jay. Fo...

1858 Fraser River Gold discoveries...


September 29, 1858

Item #668613   
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 29, 1858. * Fraser Canyon Gold Rush * Fraser River discoveries Front page has: The Fraser River Gold Mines--Indian Outbreak. Other news of the day includes: &
...

Landmark Supreme Court case on affirmative action...


June 29, 1978

Item #668620    CHICAGO SUN TIMES, June 29, 1978  The front page and pgs. 4 & 5 have significant coverage of the landmark Supreme Court decision in "Regents of University of "California vs. Bakke", an h...

Ulysses S. Grant's 1868 presidential nomination...


May 22, 1868

Item #668621    NEW YORK HERALD, May 22, 1868  * General Ulysses S. Grant * Presidential Republican nomination The top of page 3 has one column headings: "CHICAGO CONVENTION" "Republican Nominat...

Ulysses S. Grant's 1868 presidential nomination...


May 25, 1868

Item #668623    NEW YORK HERALD, May 25, 1868  * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad Page 4 has a article with small headi...

Washington signs an Act of Congress...


May 21, 1796

Item #668626    THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, May 21, 1796  * President George Washington The middle of page 2 has "An ct" of Congress for providing money to defray the costs of putt...

Hermannsdenkmal dedication in 1875...


August 16, 1875

Item #668639    THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 16, 1875 * Chieftain Arminius statue dedication * Hermannsdenkmal memorial monument * Battle of the Teutoburg Forest fame Page 3 has one column headings that include: &qu...

Michael Barrett (Fenian) public hanging...


June 09, 1868

Item #668640    THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 9, 1868 * Michael Barrett execution - hanging * Last man publicly hanged in England * Irish Republican Brotherhood - Fenians * re. the Clerkenwell explosion - bombing P...

General Oglethorpe and Georgia...


September 01, 1785

Item #668646    GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1785  Included is an interesting article: "Description of a Machine for Raising Water by Wind" being an unusual type of windmill which includes a nice...

Print of a New Jersey colonial coin...

Item #668665    SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1787 for Gentleman's Magazine, London, England.  * Colonial New Jersey copper coin Within this supplement issue, published at the end of the year, is a full page print...

1930 Bobby Jones vs. Cyril Tolley...


May 28, 1930

Item #668673    ALBANY EVENING NEWS, May 28, 1930. * Golfer Bobby Jones vs. Cyril Tolley * British Amateur championship * Old Course at St. Andrews - Scotland The top of the front page has a two column heading: ...

Rabbi Kagan's (Chofetz Chaim) memorial service...


September 24, 1933

Item #668678    NEW YORK TIMES, September 24, 1933  * Yisrael Meir Kagan (The Chofetz Chaim) * Rabbi Kagan death memorial - Musar movement While this issue provides a significant amount of content regarding t...

Margaret Sanger death...


September 07, 1966

Item #668714    THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Sept. 7, 1966  * Margaret Sanger death (1st report) * American birth control activist Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Margaret San...

Jackie Robinson's 1st MVP award....


November 19, 1949

Item #668715    LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., November 19, 1949  * Negro star Jackie Robinson * NL baseball MVP award (1st report) * 1st Negro to win - Brooklyn Dodgers Page 11 has a one column heading...

Two Reno Brothers arrested...


August 02, 1868

Item #668719    NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 2, 1868  * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery arrests * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad  Page 5 has an brief ar...

Defense of the Kansas Frontier in 1868...


August 18, 1868

Item #668723    NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 18, 1868  * Defense of the Kansas Frontier * Solomon River Valley - Indians Page 7 has an article headed: "Our Indian Troubles" "Large Bodies of Indians on ...

On the Andersonville Prison trial... Reconstruction era...


September 28, 1865

Item #668741    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 28, 1865  * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The top of the front page has: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "How The Prisoner ...

The Andersonville Prison trial...


September 12, 1865

Item #668742    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 12, 1865  * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The back page has nearly two columns of reporting headed: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday&qu...

Andersonville Prison Trial... Captain Wirz...


August 26, 1865

Item #668743    NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, August 26, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The top of the front page has one column headings: "Andersonville" "The Trial of Wirz" "Dr....

1865 Reconstruction era after the Civil War...


June 27, 1865

Item #668746    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 27, 1865 * Post Civil War reconstruction * Andrew Johnson proclamation The top of the front has one column headings: "RESTORATION" "Progress toward a Peace Basi...

2011 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival...


April 18, 2011

Item #668749    LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 18, 2011 * Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival * Empire Polo Club - Indio, California The front page of "Calendar section" has two related photos with heading...

1930 U.S. prohibition... 18th Amendment...


May 27, 1930

Item #668751    THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., May 27, 1930 * 18th Amendment - U.S. prohibition void to buyer ? * Beer - liquor legal to purchaser The top of the front page has a two column headline: "BUYER OF...

1874 Virginius Affair... diplomatic dispute...


January 06, 1874

Item #668755    THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 6, 1874 * Virginius Affair dispute- Ten Years' War * United States, United Kingdom and Spain Page 3 has an article headed: "THE VIRGINIUS" "Message Fr...

1874 Civil Rights... Virginia schools...


January 07, 1874

Item #668757    THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 7, 1874 * Civil Rights Act of 1875 debated * Schools in Virginia - segregation ? Page 7 has an article headed: "Civil Rights In Virginia" "Spicy Legislati...

Third Anglo-Ashanti War in 1874...


January 08, 1874

Item #668763    THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 8, 1874 * Third Anglo-Ashanti War - 1st expedition * Cape Coast Castle - Gold Coast - Africa Page 3 has an article headed: "THE ASHANTEE WAR" "Letter from...

Andersonville Prison Trial... Captain Wirz...


October 16, 1865

Item #668810    NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 16, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The top of the front page has one column headings: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial On Saturday" &q...

1867 hanging at Newton, New Jersey...


July 03, 1867

Item #668817    THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 3, 1867 * Newton, New Jersey * Hanging - execution * Very detailed report Page 10 has a report headed: "THE GALLOWS" "Hanging of John Hughes at Newton, N....

Jimmy Foxx takes the batting title in 1938....


December 28, 1938

Item #668818    NEW YORK TIMES, December 28, 1938  * Jimmie Foxx wins batting title * Boston Red Sox - American League A seven column headline on the sports section reports: "American League Batting Laure...

Death of Charles Loring Elliott in 1868...


August 27, 1868

Item #668824    NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 27, 1868  * Charles Loring Elliott death * American portrait painter Page 9 has a report on the death of Charles Loring Elliott under: "Obituary" "Charles L...

California Ranger Harry Love death in 1868...


July 27, 1868

Item #668829    NEW YORK HERALD, July 27, 1868  * Harry Love death * Killed Joaquin Murrieta fame * Texas- California Ranger - lawman Page 3 has report with small headings: "Tragic Affair In California&...

French & Indian War news...


March 15, 1757

Item #668852    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 15, 1757  Page 6 has half a column headed: "America" which is a: "Letter from an Officer of Lord John Murray's Regiment, dated Schenectady". Thi...

The Great Sioux War of 1876 prediction ?...wins...


February 16, 1874

Item #668901    THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 16, 1874  * Great Sioux War of 1876 prediction ? * Native Americans - Indians The top of page 10 has one column headings: "THE INDIAN QUESTION" "Wil...

Early solar system & evolution studies....


February 03, 1874

Item #668902    THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 3, 1874  * The solar system & evolution studied * Astronomer Richard A. Proctor's theory The top of page 7 has small one column headings: "The Solar S...

Women and the temperance movement in 1874....


February 07, 1874

Item #668903    THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 7, 1874  * Women and the Temperance movement * Woman's Christian Temperance Union * Anti-alcohol crusade in Ohio The top of page 7 has one column headings: &...

Giving permission for the President to borrow money...


July 26, 1798

Item #668931    FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 26, 1798  * President John Adams Page 2 has over half a column taken up with: "AN ACT To Enable the resident of the United States to Bo...

U.S. is building more frigates...


August 03, 1798

Item #668936    FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 3, 1798  Page 3 has the: "Answer to my Fellow Citizens of the County of Richmond, in Virginia" signed in type: John Adams. Also a brief re...

Rewarding Washington in an Act of Congress...


August 16, 1798

Item #668940    FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 16, 1798  Page 2 begins with over a column taken up with two acts: "AN ACT for Vesting in George Washington, a Certain Interest in the companies ...

A letter from John Jay...


August 22, 1798

Item #668941    FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 22, 1798  Page 3 has the New York General Assembly's response to Governor John Jay's recent address, followed by his response signed: John Jay...

Beating Obamacare by 212 years...


September 26, 1798

Item #668954    FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 26, 1798 * President John Adams Page 2 contains the full text of: "An Act for the Relief of Sick and Disabled Seamen" which was signed...

John Adams responds to the grand jury in Maine...


September 27, 1798

Item #668955    FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 27, 1798  Page 3 has an address to the President by the grand jury of the district of Maine (then part of Mass.) concerning the on-going troubles wit...

Responses from the President, John Adams...


October 15, 1798

Item #668962    FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 15, 1798  Page 2 has an address to the President by the inhabitants of Kanhawa County, with the response signed: John Adams. Also an address from the ...

President Adams responds to the residents of Rowley...


October 19, 1798

Item #668964    FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 19, 1798  Pages 2 and 3 contain an address to the President from the inhabitants of Rowley, Mass., to which he gives his "Answer" signed: Jo...

Admiral David Farragut 1870 death...


August 15, 1870

Item #668968    THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 15, 1870 * David Farragut death (1st report) * United States Navy flag officer * 1st rear admiral, vice admiral & admiral * Battle of Mobile Bay - Civil War fame Th...

The Drinker's Farm Tragedy... 1870 execution...


July 23, 1870

Item #668974    THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 23, 1870 * The Drinker's Farm Tragedy * James Jeter Phillips hanging * Murder of his wife - Richmond The top of page 5 has one column headings: "THE GALLOWS"...

1870 Benjamin Nathan murder...


August 01, 1870

Item #668980    THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 1, 1870 * Benjamin Nathan's unsolved murder * American investor & philanthropist The top of the back page has one column headings: "THE NATHAN HORROR" &qu...

The Georgia militia writes to the President...


November 16, 1798

Item #668983    FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 16, 1798  Page 2 has a letter from the Georgia militia to the President concerning the troubling situation with the French, followed by his response t...

1874 Empire Coal Mine Fire in Penn....


March 29, 1874

Item #668988    THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 29, 1874  * Empire Coal Mine fire - Pennsylvaia * Wilkes-Barre, Wyoming Valley The top of the back page has one column headings: "A BLAZING COAL MINE" "...

1874 David Livingstone's death....


March 30, 1874

Item #668989    THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 30, 1874  * David Livingstone death * African explorer's last days told The top of the page 7 has one column headings: "LIVINGSTONE" "Herald Specia...

David Livingstone's body leaves Africa....


March 27, 1874

Item #668991    THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 27, 1874  * re. David Livingstone death * Explorer's body leaves Africa The top of the page 7 has one column headings: "LIVINGSTONE" "Herald Specia...

1869 Monticello, New York hanging...


July 16, 1869

Item #669001    THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 16, 1869 * Monticello, Sullivan County, New York execution * Hanging of Noah Bigelow for murder Thew back page has an article headed: "THE DEATH PENALTY" "Ex...

Lengthy article on cockfighting in 1869...


July 21, 1869

Item #669012    THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 21, 1869 * Cockfighting - illegal blood sport * Roosters - gamecocks - cockpit * Unusually lengthy & uncommon article Page 8 has an article with small headings: &quo...

Troubles with the Indians, the British, etc...


June 19, 1794

Item #669022    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 19, 1794  * 18th century American publication A very ornate masthead makes this a displayable issue. Page 3 has an item noting: "....

A handsome, displayable newspaper...


May 29, 1794

Item #669035    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 29, 1794  * Nice 18th century American publication A handsome issue for display given the decorative masthead and the wide, untrimmed marg...

1957 Northeast Airlines flight 823 disaster....


February 02, 1957

Item #669041    THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1957 * Northeast Airlines Flight 823 * Douglas DC-6 airplane crash * LaGuardia Airport takeoff The top of the front page has a four column headline:  "20 ...

Very early Bucknell University in 1869...


August 03, 1869

Item #669044    THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 3, 1869 * University of Lewisburg - Pennsylvania * 17 Years before changing name to Bucknell Page 7 has an article with small headings: "Lewisburg University" &qu...

The great international boat race of 1869...


August 28, 1869

Item #669048    THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 28, 1869 * The great international boat race * Harvard vs. Oxford University * The River Thames - London w/ map Page 3 has a four column map with headline: "THE INTE...

Border troubles with Canada... Treaty with the Indians...


February 25, 1795

Item #669065    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 25, 1795  Page 2 has a report beginning: "The United States have lately concluded a Treaty with the Oneida, Tuscarora and Stockbridge Indi...

Speech of the governor, Sam Adams...


June 10, 1795

Item #669073    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 10, 1795  Almost half of page 3 is taken up with the: "Speech" of the governor of Mass., signed in type: Samuel Adams. He discusses v...

Repairing St. Paul's Covent Garden...


December 02, 1795

Item #669083    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 2, 1795  * St. Paul's, Covent Garden Page 2 has an item from London headed: "St. Paul's Covent Garden" noting: &qu...

Reports from the federal congress...


January 25, 1797

Item #669090    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Jan. 25, 1797  Over half of the front page has reports from Congress headed: "Proceedings of the Columbian Federal Congress" carrying over to ...

Laws to be effective in the new state of Tennessee..


February 15, 1797

Item #669092    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 15, 1797  Page 2 has various reporting from Congress including talk on making the laws of the United States enforceable in Tennessee, which had rec...

Signed by Governor Sam Adams...


March 22, 1797

Item #669093    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 22, 1797  Beginning on the front page & ending on pg. 4 signed: Samuel Adams is "An Act ...Respecting Highways" in the state of...

Presidential proclamation signed by John Adams...


April 05, 1797

Item #669094    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, April 5, 1797  * Nice 18th century American publication * President John Adams proclamation The front page has reports from the: "Proce...

Spaniards & Indians on the frontier...


July 19, 1797

Item #669097    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 19, 1797  * President John Adams The front page has the: "Message of the President of the United States to both Houses of Congress....

Early New York City road surface in 1869...


August 31, 1869

Item #669104    THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 31, 1869 * Streets of New York City * Pavement - road surface The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "STREETS OF NEW YORK" "Present Conditio...

Rare Jack Helm, Old West gunfighter mention......


September 02, 1869

Item #669106    THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 2, 1869 * Jack Helm, lawman, cowboy, gunfighter * Sutton-Taylor feud - Dewitt County, Texas fame Page 7 has a small and somewhat inconspicuous report headed: "Texas&q...

1869 Rosh Hashanah - Jewish New Year...


September 05, 1869

Item #669107    THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 5, 1869 * Rosh Hashanah - High Holy Days * Jewish New Year - Jews - Judaica Page 8 has an article headed: "Rosh-Hoshono" "Opening of the Festive Season of ...

Washington responds to the merchants of Baltimore...


June 12, 1793

Item #669130    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 12, 1793  * President George Washington Pages 2 & 3 contain the: "Address of the Merchants & Traders of Baltimore, to George Washington, President of...

Washington responds to the Baltimore Mechanical Society...


June 29, 1793

Item #669134    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 29, 1793  Page 2 has: "The Address of the Baltimore Mechanical Society to George Washington, President of the United States" with his reply, signed in type: Georg...

Indian troubles... U.S. is neutral...


July 17, 1793

Item #669137    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 17, 1793  Page 2 has: "British Official Account Of The Battle At Maulde" which is a lengthy account. Also from Penna: "A letter from Fort St. Clair informs t...

KKK outrages in 1871 Kentucky...


July 22, 1871

Item #669153    NEW YORK HERALD, July 22, 1871 * KKK - Ku Klux Klan * Kentucky outrages Page 5 has an article headed: "KU KLUX IN KENTUCKY" "A Full Exposure of the Kentucky Ku Kluxes" and more. ...

Woman Murderer Laura Fair in 1871...


July 21, 1871

Item #669154    NEW YORK HERALD, July 21, 1871 * Laura Fair interview * Woman Murderer Page 6 has an article headed: "LAURA D. FAIR" "She Tells the Story of Her Past Life" "Her Appeal to t...

Building Washington D.C...


September 14, 1793

Item #669157   
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 14, 1793  * The Building of Washington D.C. Page 2 has a report: "We...inform the public, that the buildings in the new Federal City are rapidly adva
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