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650774

"The North Star" becomes "Frederick Douglass' Paper"...

Item #650774

June 17, 1852

FREDERICK DOUGLASS' PAPER, Rochester, New York, June 17, 1852  We are pleased to offer this exceedingly rare--and highly desirable--newspaper by the famed Frederick Douglass. This weekly title is the continuation of his newspaper "North Star" which began in 1847.

Douglass was perhaps the most famous 19th century African-American abolitionist who escaped from slavery and then ri
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$5,950.00
675239

The first convention of clubs: the birth of organized baseball...

Item #675239

January 23, 1857

THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 23, 1857 



* Birth of organized baseball

* First convention of clubs




The back page has a report which could be considered the birth of organized baseball. And printed the day after the event happened!

The second column has an article headed: "Our National Sports" with subheads: "The Game of Base Ball--Convention of the Various Clubs Of the Ci... See More  

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$1,375.00
674389

Full text of the Louisiana Purchase...

Item #674389

October 31, 1803

THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, October 31, 1803 



* Historic Louisiana Purchase

* Full text of the acquisition

* Expansion of the United States




The complete text of the Louisiana Purchase Treaty, with both conventions, is found on page 2. It is prefaced with an article headed: "Louisiana Treaty!" noting in part: "Yesterday...the Senate ratified the Louisiana Treaty, ... See More  

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$640.00
667086

Formation of the Mormon Church...

Item #667086

July 16, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 16, 1831



* Formation of the Mormon Church

* Historic issue




Page 17 has a fine and very early account of the formation of the Mormon church, headed: "Mormonism".

The bias against the Mormons is revealed in the report, which includes: "...certain knaves, pretending to have some holy writings hidden under a stone in Ontario c
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$390.00
677981

Great map showing North America... On taxing America without their consent...

Item #677981
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1776  The prime feature of this issue is the great map showing all of the western hemisphere titled: "A New Projection of the Western Hemisphere of the Earth on a Plane shewing the proportions of its several parts nearly as on a Globe, By J. Hardy, at Eton College." 

The map is dated at the bottom: "by F. Newbery, Ludg
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$345.00
665478

Washington's state-of-the-union address...

Item #665478

December 19, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 19, 1795 



* President George Washington

* State of the Union Address




Over half of the front page is taken up with the "President's Address" being George Washington's annual state-of-the-union address for the year 1795, a tradition he started in his first administration and which continues to this day.

The "Speech" as it is h... See More  

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$345.00
609903

One of the more fascinating publishers from the Civil War...

Item #609903

November 30, 1864

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, Nov. 30, 1864 



* Very rare Civil War title 

* William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow




W. G. Brownlow, or  Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the pres... See More  

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$288.00
670407

The work of Butch Cassidy and his "Hole-In-The-Wall" gang...

Item #670407

August 30, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, Aug. 30, 1900



* Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid

* Hole-in-the-wall-Gang

* Tipton, Wyoming train robbery




The front page has an article: "TRAIN ROBBERS CAUGHT" "They Got but Little Money Out of the Express Car Last Night".

Included are some details of the robbery, now ascribed to the work of Butch Cassidy and the "Hol... See More  

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$255.00
679488

Scarce and valuable reference work...

Item #679488

January 01, 1937

This is one of the most desired, yet difficult to find, reference works for post-1820 American newspapers, essentially picking up where the Brigham work left off. This single volume is titled: "American Newspapers 1821 - 1936 - A Union List of Files Available In the United States and Canada" edited by Winifred Gregory, originally published in 1937 and reprinted in 1967.

This volume incl... See More  

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$228.00
667588

Prints of the coats-of-arms of Pennsylvania & New Jersey...

Item #667588
THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, June, 1787



* Rare 18th century American title 

* Coats-of-arms PA & NJ




Quite rare that this issue still contains both of the full page plates called for. One is: "Plan of a New Machine for Raising Water by Wind" which has an accompanying article.

The other is quite significant showing the: "Armorial Bearing of the State of Penns... See More  

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$215.00
675345

Little girl admonishes Lincoln to let his whiskers grow...

Item #675345

February 18, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1861 



* President-elect Abraham Lincoln

* Grace Bedell encourages him to grow a beard




Over half of page 5 is taken up with fine and detailed coverage of Lincoln's continued trip from his home in Illinois to Washington, D.C. The heads include: "THE PRESENT ELECT EN ROUTE" "Incidents and Casualties" 'Old Abe Kissed by a Pretty Girl&q... See More  

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$205.00
670632

Great on the capture of New York...

Item #670632

November 01, 1776

THE WESTMINSTER MAGAZINE, London, November, 1776 



* Capture of New York City

* American Independence

* Great year to have (1776)

* Revolutionary War




Certainly a very uncommon title from the 18th century, formatted much like the more common 'Gentleman's Magazine" or the era.

A speech in Parliament mentions the hope that Americans would return to their allegiance to the K... See More  

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$190.00
658839

News of Cornwallis' capture causes the Britons to say the war is over...

Item #658839

January 15, 1782

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Jan. 15, 1782 



* Lord Charles Cornwallis

* Surrender at Yorktown

* British citizens say war is over




Page 2 has a letter form General Heath from the Highlands, Dec. 25, 1781, which includes: "...Capt. Williams of the New York levies, who are doing duty on the lines of this post...made an excursion to Morissania, took &a... See More  

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$190.00
671570

Officers respond to Washington's Farewell Address... British evacuate New York City....

Item #671570

January 02, 1784

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Jan. 2, 1784 



* re. George Washington's Farewell Address

* British Troops evacuation of New York




The ftpg. has a report from New York noting: "General Thomas Mifflin is chosen resident of Congress for the ensuing year, in the room of Elias Boudinot...His Excellency General Washington, by proclamation bearing the date the 4th instant, and in ... See More  

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$172.00
679394

Rare Confederate newspaper...

Item #679394

September 29, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTH CAROLINIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Sept. 29, 1864 



* Very rare Civil War publication



The front page has: "Interesting Northern News - A New Cartel of Exchange--Forrest and Washburne".

Inside has: "What The Ladies Say" "Our Army Correspondence" "From Virginia" "Latest Northern News" "How To Recruit The Army" ... See More  

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$164.00
675266

Terrific full page baseball print...

Item #675266

November 03, 1866

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 3, 1866  Certainly the most desired print in this issue is the great full page captioned: "The Great Contest Between the Atlantic Baseball Club of Brooklyn, and the Athletics of Philadelphia, at the Capitoline Grounds, Fulton Ave., Brooklyn". This is one of just a few baseball prints showing the entire field of play with both offensive and de... See More  

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$157.00
676042

Battle of Waterloo: with a diagram...

Item #676042

August 15, 1815

WEEKLY AURORA, Philadelphia Aug. 15, 1815  



* Battle of Waterloo w/ diagram (rare)

* Duke of Wellington vs.Napoleon I




Concerning the famous Battle of Waterloo, the second page of this issue has a detailed report headed: "French Account Of The Battle."

The report takes about 1 1/2 columns on the second page and continues on next where, is a 6 1/4 by 2 3/4 inch diagram showing... See More  

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$145.00
670658

The 1906 World Series: Chicago vs. Chicago...

Item #670658

October 15, 1906

* 1906 Chicago White Sox vs. Cubs

* World Series of baseball - all 6 games




EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California  A complete set of 6 issues reporting on all 6 games of  the 1906 Major League Baseball World Series. The newspapers dated October 9 thru 15, 1908 (no newspaper on Sunday).

As the photos show each issue has a front page report on the games between the Chicago Cubs and th... See More  

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$139.00
669417

The historic Civil Rights Act...

Item #669417

July 02, 1964

THE BRYAN TIMES, Ohio, July 2, 1964 



* American Civil Rights Act of 1964

* Passes Congress - signing into law

* Nice headline for display

* Early, same day report




The front page features an historic banner headline: "HOUSE PASSES RIGHTS BILL".

The report begins: "The House finally passed and sent to the White House today far-reaching civil rights legislation born of r... See More  

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$135.00
679227

Terrific Mardi Gras newspaper...

Item #679227

February 26, 1936

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 26, 1936 



* Great Mardi Gras issue

* Climax of the carnival w/ Rex




For Mardi Gras collectors the festivities at New Orleans are of prime importance during the days before the beginning of Lent.

Newspaper accounts from across the country report the doings in New Orleans, but having a New Orleans newspaper reporting the Mardi Gras is abou... See More  

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$135.00
675004

Monitor versus the Merrimac...

Item #675004

March 11, 1862

NEW-YORK TIMES, March 11, 1862 



* Battle of Hampton Roads

* Monitor vs. Merrimack

* Historic Civil War naval battle




Back page heads report the famous naval battle at Hampton Roads, Virginia, between the Monitor and Merrimac: "The Battle In Hampton Roads" "Interesting Details of the Two Days' Fighting" "How The Cumberland Was Sunk by the Merrimac" &quo... See More  

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$132.00
675395

A hurricane in Virginia reported in a 1668 newspaper...

Item #675395

April 13, 1668

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 13, 1668 



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

* Early America report - Virginia storm




The front page has a report: "This day arrived a vessel of this place from Virginia, confirming the report of much damage they have there received by a hurricane."

Rare to find such an early news item from America on the front pa... See More  

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$132.00
669882

First mention of skiing in an American newspaper? Barnum's paper...

Item #669882

March 19, 1853

ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, March 19, 1853  P.T. Barnum was the co-owner of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly". These latter two ultimately becoming immensely more successful. This effort by Barnum and the Beach brothers would last but 48 issues.

Although an illustrated newspaper, perhaps the most nota... See More  

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$125.00
675147

Jefferson Davis... Thanksgiving proclamation...

Item #675147

January 26, 1865

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 26, 1865 



* Jefferson Davis Thanksgiving proclamation

* Rare Confederate publication



Not only a Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy.

The front page includes: "The War News" with various reports from the different fields of battle, subheads including: "Deserters from the Yankee Army" "The B... See More  

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$124.99
678808

Dramatic issue illustrating the Great Chicago Fire...

Item #678808

October 28, 1871

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, Oct. 28, 1871



* Great Chicago Fire of 1871



Much of the illustrative focus is on the Great Chicago Fire, including a full front page: "...The Terrified Populace in Front of the Briggs House...".

Inside has more with two half page prints; "The Great Fire at Chicago" and a great & dramatic doublepage centerfold: "...Panic-Stricken Ci... See More  

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$124.00
679338

Newspaper created for a motion picture...

Item #679338

November 29, 1929

THE DAILY CHRONICLE, Nov. 29, 1929 An interesting movie prop newspaper which was created as a prop for a motion picture. Not a "real" newspaper in the typical sense as the title and the content are very generic. Note there is no city or state in the dateline. Typically it was only the created headline which was seen in the movie. In this case the banner headline announces: "COMM. BY... See More  

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$122.00
675104

Capt. Cook explores the South Pacific...

Item #675104

July 30, 1771

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 30, 1771 



* HMS Endeavour - Royal Navy

* Captain James Cook

* 1st voyage of South Pacific




An inside page has an: "Extract of a Letter from a Gentleman on Board the Endeavour...", which includes in part: "We sailed in August, 1768 and after touching at several places, arrived at St. George's Land...great care was taken to cultivate... See More  

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$115.00
677226

Nine issues of this famous illustrated newspaper...

Item #677226

November 27, 1880

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York  A lot of 9 issues dated April 21, 1874; June 20, 1874; Sept. 16, 1874; March 27, 1876; Sept. 3, 1880; Nov. 27, 1880; Dec. 20, 1882; March 31, 1883; and April 23, 1883.

This was a full folio-size, illustrated newspaper of the day, one of just a few which existed. Each issue has a full front page print--typically a political cartoon--plus other prints inside and on... See More  

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$98.00
676388

The young U.S. Navy... The President's palace...

Item #676388

December 29, 1798

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 29, 1798 



* United States Navy in it's infancy



Page 2 has a chart headed: "American Navy" being a: "List of Vessels In Service" noting the number of guns of commander of each.

It begins with the "United States" "Constitution" and "Constellation" then 12 other vessels, followed by a list of ship that ... See More  

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$97.00
675875

Two great maps on the Crimean War...

Item #675875

December 03, 1854

NEW ORLEANS DAILY DELTA, Louisiana, Dec. 3, 1854



* Two great maps on the Crimean War

* Sevastopol Ukraine


* Rare antebellum title from the deep South




Almost the entire front page is taken up with reports on the Crimean War, with items headed: "Sevastopol Retaken" "Position of the Allies" "The Attack on Sevastopol" and more.

The prime feature of the ftpg. is a... See More  

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$96.00
665006

The Virginia Governor dissolves the House of Burgesses...

Item #665006
THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, July 10, 1769 (currently spelled Gloucester)  The front page under: "America" has very notable reports from Williamsburg, Virginia. It is prefaced with: "After his Excellency the Governor had dissolved the General Assembly, the late representatives of the people formed an association to consider off some measures to be taken for preserving the tr... See More  

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675146

"...the cause of the Confederacy will triumph..."

Item #675146

January 24, 1865

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, January 24, 1865 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Not only a newspaper from the Confederacy but from its capital as well.  The ftpg; has: "The War News" which includes several subheads including: "Gold & Currency" "The War Office" "Military Exemptions in Congress" "The Richmond Lines" an... See More  

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$94.00
675315

Michael Heilprin's famous response to Rabbi Raphall's sermon on slavery...

Item #675315

January 15, 1861

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 15, 1861 



* Michael Heilprin - Jewish biblical scholar

* Rabbi Morris Jacob Raphall on pro-slaves

* "The Bible View of Slavery" - Jews - Judaica




Page 5 has a lengthy article: "Slavery and The Hebrew Scriptures--Reply to the Rabbi Raphall".

Dr. Raphall's sermon, given on the President's Fast Day on January 4, was considered c... See More  

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$93.00
677266

Treaty of Fontainebleau ends Napoleon's reign: banishes him to Elba...

Item #677266

June 19, 1814

BELL'S WEEKLY MESSENGER, London, June 19, 1814



* Treaty of Fontainebleau (1814)

* Napoleon Bonaparte's exile to Elba

* End of his rule as Emperor of France




 A quite historic issue as a full column on page 6--one-third of the page--is taken up with the Treaty of Fountainbleau, ending Napoleon's reign of Emperor of France, and banishing him to the island of Elba.

It is head... See More  

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$87.00
667090

Abolishment of slavery, and the backlash from Jamaica...

Item #667090

June 15, 1833

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 15, 1833  has over half a page headed: "Slavery in the British West Indies" which reports on the: "...deputation in favor off the immediate emancipation of negro slavery within the British dominions..." which includes the full text on the 5 "Resolutions", signed in type by: Samuel Gurney as the chairman. The same page h... See More  

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$85.00
676678

Capture of Fort Frontenac...

Item #676678
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1758 



* Fort Frontenac captured

* French and Indian War




The prime content would be a report from the French and Indian War  prefaced with: "The following is Col. Bradstreet's Letter to Gen. Abercrombie after the Reduction of Fort Frontenac" with a dateline of Oswego, Aug. 31, 1758 & a nice account of the battle, the sit... See More  

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$85.00
679325

Fourteen issues from the Territory of Arizona...

Item #679325

January 01, 1902

ARIZONA DAILY STAR, Tucson, 1902  A lot of 14 territorial issues (Arizona became a state in 1912), each complete in 8 pages. Pulpish, mostly loose at the spine, various tears at margins including the top margin, some chipping at margins as well.

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$83.00
671776

Washington occupies New York City as the British evacuate...

Item #671776

January 16, 1784

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Jan. 16, 1784 



* General George Washington enters NYC

* Evacuation Day (New York) British Army leave




Page 4 has a report noting in part: "...Admiral Digby...having quitted the American command. The troops which lately occupied New York, in consequence of the orders of Sir Guy Carleton evacuated that garrison on the 26th & 27th of November la... See More  

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$83.00
676065

Three double page prints, one circus-related...

Item #676065

October 20, 1860

NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Oct. 20, 1860  There are 3 fine double page prints in this issue including: "The Brothers Hanlon, The Bold Gymnasts and Acrobats..." which has 9 prints of their acrobatics, and names of all 6 brothers. A great circus-related double page print.

Then a dramatic: "Loss of the British Steamer 'Connaught'...Her Passenger gets & Crew Numbering ... See More  

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$79.00
674979

Daring movements by Stonewall Jackson...

Item #674979

July 25, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 25, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The War On Women" "Morgan's Movements In Kentucky" "Affairs at Harper's Ferry--The Daring of Stonewall Jackson" "From the South" "The Terrors of Bombardment" "The End of the Union"... See More  

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$78.00
675014

The Northfield Bank robbery...

Item #675014

September 08, 1876

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, Sept. 8, 1876 



* Famous Jesse James gang robbery

* Northfield, Minnesota bank




The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "Bold Attempt to Rob a Bank--The Cashier Murdered and His Assistant Wounded--Two of the Robbers Killed and One Wounded". This is a report of the Northfield Bank Robbery in Minnesota committed by Jesse James and his Ja... See More  

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$78.00
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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$78.00
674944

Battle of Seven Pines, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #674944

June 13, 1862

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, June 13, 1862 



* Battle of Seven Pines - Fair Oaks

* From the origin of the Civil War




From this stronghold of the Confederacy. War-related reports include: "The Naval Battle Off Memphis" "The News of the War--Full Yankee Accounts of the Battle of the Seven Pines" which takes over 2 columns; "From Chattanooga" "A... See More  

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$77.00
675148

Good front page reporting...

Item #675148

March 07, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 7, 1863 



* Capital of the Confederacy



Among the front page items are: "The Yankees In King George" "The Conservatives of the North--Resolutions Of  The State Legislature" "The West & The War--Where are the Interests of the West?" "Abolition Legislature--The Bill of All Abominations--Military Arrests in ... See More  

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$76.00
678998

Black soldiers in the Spanish-American War...

Item #678998

May 21, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 21, 1898  Nice full ftpg: "Out For A Fight--Adm. Sampson on the Bridge of the 'New York' " is displayable. Fullpg. with 8 photos of: "Scenes in the Capital of Porto Rico" & fullpg. with 5 photos of: "U.S. Regulars at Port Tampa, Florida". "News from the Klondike" includes 7 photos. Doublepage centerfold: &q... See More  

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$75.00
679324

The first issue from this scenic coastal town...

Item #679324

October 06, 1877

THE MENDOCINO BEACON, California, Oct. 6, 1877 



* Rare Old West coastal title



A quite rare title from this little community sitting on the scenic cliffs overlooking the Pacific north of San Francisco, now a popular tourist town and artist's community. It is also the fictional "Cabot Cove" of the popular television series "Murder, She Wrote"

This is the volume 1,... See More  

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$75.00
677133

Washington's concerns about apportioning numbers for Congress...

Item #677133

April 07, 1792

THE MAIL; OR CLAYPOOLE'S DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 7, 1792



* President George Washington

* United States Congress




Page 3 has a letter from the President to Congress concerning his thoughts on apportioning representatives for the House according to the first census. Hid notes his two objections. Signed in type: G. Washington.

Four pages, untrimmed margins, nice condition.... See More  

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$74.00
679251

The Oklahoma land boom...

Item #679251

April 04, 1885

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 4, 1885  The front page haws 4 prints with the caption: "Kansas - The Proposed Invasion of Oklahoma - Scenes at the Boomers' Camp at Arkansas City" plus there is a related article on an inside page. Inside also have a one-third pg. print: "Indian Territory - The Proposed Invasion of Oklahoma - General Hatch's U.S. Cavalry ... See More  

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$73.00
674985

Abraham Lincoln on Negro regiments...

Item #674985

August 13, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 13, 1862 



* Rare Confederate publication

* Abraham Lincoln - Negro troops




From the Confederate capital.  Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The Fight at Southwest Mountain--Further Particulars" "From the Rip Raps" "Norfolk Portsmouth & Suffolk" "Important Decision of Lincoln--Negro Reg... See More  

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$73.00
679489

"A Clockwork Orange" opening movie review and ad...

Item #679489

December 30, 1971

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, Dec. 30, 1971 



* "A Clockwork Orange"

* Premiere review and ad

* Movie director Stanley Kubrick

* Dystopian crime film




As most might be aware "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. It introduced free-form, high-spirited, and passionate journalism into ... See More  

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$72.00
672361

British evacuate New York City...

Item #672361
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1783 



* Loyalists escaping New York



Included is the: "Definitive Treaty of Peace..." between England and Spain, signed at Versailles on Sept. 3, 1783. This treaty takes nearly 2 pages & was part of the process of creating the treaty which ended the Revolutionary War in America.

Also included under: "American Intelligence... See More  

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$69.00
675026

"Baseball And Its Pleasures"... Apache Indians...

Item #675026

May 19, 1883

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 19, 1883  The entire ftpg. shows: "New Mexico--An Incident Of The Apache War--A Boy Prisoner, Captured In A Raid, Brought Into Camp." A related article inside.

 Inside has a full page featuring six scenes relating to baseball captioned: "The Sports Of The Season.--Baseball And Its Pleasures." The individual scenes are
... See More  

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$67.00
675166

The Confederate title from Louisville, Kentucky...

Item #675166

September 07, 1861

LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, Sept. 7, 1861 



* Rare pro-Confederate title

* 1st year of the Civil War




Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confede... See More  

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$67.00
675250

William Cobbett's famous newspaper...

Item #675250

June 12, 1797

PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 12, 1797 



* Rare 18th century American publication



This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper.

Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffer... See More  

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$67.00
670927

How gold was discovered at Sutter's Mill...

Item #670927

March 17, 1849

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 17, 1849 



* 1st discovery of gold in California account

* Sutter's Mill & James W. Marshall






Page 3 has a great article headed: "Interesting Account Of How the Gold Was Discovered in California". This is an interesting article, prefaced with: "...We extract the account they received from Capt. Sutter, the owner of the m... See More  

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$67.00
172478

Wealth of Civil War prints...

Item #172478

June 22, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1861  The front page shows: "Wm. Russell, Correspondent of the London Times ". Inside has a satirical print of both sides of the: "Designs for A New Coin For the C.S.A.".

Other full page prints within the issue include: "The Eleventh Indiana Volunteers Swearing to Remember Buena Vista, at Indianapolis" & "Tenth Re... See More  

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$66.00

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679520

From the town where the Confederacy began and ended...

Item #679520

February 09, 1866

THE ABBEVILLE PRESS, South Carolina, Feb. 9, 1866 



* Rare post-Confederate publication



An elusive title from this Southern town shortly after the end of the Civil War.

Abbeville has the unique distinction of being both the birthplace and the deathbed of the Confederacy. On November 22, 1860, a meeting was held at Abbeville, at a site since dubbed "Secession Hill", to launch S... See More  

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$66.00
674978

War reports from the Confederate capital...

Item #674978

August 09, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 9, 1862  Among the Civil War reports on the front page are: "The Affair at Malvern Hill" "Destruction of the Arkansas" "A Bold Protest from Maryland" "Conference of the Rebel Generals at Richmond--Their Plans for the Future" "The Confederate Endorsement of Guerrillas..." "The Enemy's Raid Upon ... See More  

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675000

Casey at the Bat death in 1943...

Item #675000

February 10, 1943

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 10, 1943 



* Casey at the Bat death ? 

* Battle of Guadalcanal ends w/ victory




The front page has a four column headline: "GUADALCANAL IS OURS" with subheads and related map. Lengthy text.

Page 25 has: "'CASEY' CLAIMANT DEAD IN CAPITAL"  with subheads that include: "Daniel Casey, 80, Contended He Was Hero of Thaye
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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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672359

Map of Germany... The Mississippi River...

Item #672359
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1761 



* Nice foldout map of Germany and vicinity 

* Concerning the French & Indian War




An article: "Thoughts on the Present Posture of Affairs" includes some discussion concerning America, and includes: "...Hence it is evident that as North America was the bone of contention, Great Britain must not be induced to par... See More  

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669134

Washington responds to the Baltimore Mechanical Society...

Item #669134

June 29, 1793

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: George Washington.

Many illustrated ads including ships, musical instruments, houses, and stage coaches.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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675040

Judge resigns over frustrations with the Mormons...

Item #675040

May 05, 1857

THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, May 5, 1857



* Uncommon publication



Page 2 has: "Affairs in Utah" taking one-third of a column, detailing the 6 (quite biased) reasons why one of the justices of the Utah Territory supreme court has resigned. A few include in part: "...Brigham Young, the governor...is the acknowledged head of the 'Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints'... See More  

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675314

Country's leading women's suffrage publication... Carrie Nation wrecks saloons... Ad for female dentist...

Item #675314

January 26, 1901

THE WOMAN'S TRIBUNE, Washington, D.C., Jan. 26, 1901



* Carrie Nation wrecks saloons

* Rare publication - Women's suffrage




Their motto in the masthead: "Equality Before The Law". This was the country's leading women's suffrage publication having begun in Beatrice, Nebraska, before moving to Washington, D.C. Published by Clara Bewick Colby, a women's rights activ... See More  

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677316

First of this title we have discovered...

Item #677316

May 16, 1813

DRAKARD'S PAPER: A LONDON WEEKLY JOURNAL, May 16, 1813  



* Rare publication



A quite rare title which lasted but 51 issues, this being issue no. 19, done by John Drakard, an English newspaper proprietor, publisher, and political radical, imprisoned for his journalism.

Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, 10 1/4 by 15 1/2 inches, full red tax stamp, very nice condition.... See More  

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675042

One of the earliest ice cream advertisements we have seen...

Item #675042

February 04, 1795

AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 4, 1795 



* President George Washington era

* Very early ice cream advertisement




In addition to various news reports found inside, the front page has one of the earliest "Ice Cream" advertisements we have seen in any newspaper.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.... See More  

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676111

Huge & graphic political ad...

Item #676111

March 12, 1814

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 12, 1814 



* Great Caleb Strong illustrated ad



The front page is dominated by a very large engraving of a ship, part of a political notice in support of Caleb Strong for governor. Note that the flag on the tallest mast bears his name with political slogans on the other flags. Much text as well.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very decorative, nice ... See More  

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674608

Capital moves to Princeton due to troubles with angry soldiers over lack of pay...

Item #674608

August 19, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 19, 1783 



* Princeton, New Jersey becomes Capital of U.S.



Page 2 has a nice account of the insurrection by solders in Philadelphia due to  being furloughed without their pay, noting in part: "...The Congress have thought fit to remove themselves to Prince Town [Princeton], the malcontents, consisting principally if not wholly, of the disband... See More  

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679333

An 'uproar' at the woman's rights convention...

Item #679333

September 12, 1853

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 12, 1853 



* "Mob Convention" - Woman's suffrage



Page 2 has a report concerning: "The Women's Rights Convention" held in New York.

A few bits note in part: "...Among the speakers in defence of the rights of women were Lucretia Mott...and Mr. R. C. Burleigh. The latter was loudly hissed, whereupon he r... See More  

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668142

Andy Jackson is elected President, in a Washington, D.C., newspaper...

Item #668142

February 14, 1833

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 14, 1833 



* President Andrew Jackson election



Page 3 has a notable report on the results of the: "Presidential Election" noting in part: "The hour of one having arrived,  the Senate  attended...the President of the senate...proceed to open the votes of the electors in the several states for President and Vice Presid... See More  

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659559

An insurrection in Philadelphia... Washington in New Jersey...

Item #659559

January 09, 1777

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Jan. 9, 1777 



* Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century original

* From The Enemy




The back page has a letter beginning: "In order that the public may not be misled into a notion of the respectability of a body of persons calling themselves Loyalists, who are shortly to assemble in Great Queen Street & in the phrenzy of a drunken revel to celebr... See More  

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678561

Working towards a constitution for California... All is not good in California...

Item #678561

December 10, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Dec. 10, 1849



* Monterey Convention

* California Statehood ?




 Over half of page 2 is taken up with: "The News From California", much of it having to do with the constitutional convention as they work towards statehood. Included as well: "To The People of California" and: "Proclamation To the People of California". ... See More  

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679226

Bible reading is banned in public schools...

Item #679226

June 18, 1963

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, New York, June 18, 1963



* Bible reading in school is banned by the Supreme Court



The top of a front page column has an article prefaced with: "Bible Reading and saying the Lord's Prayer were barred from public schools." with more text concerning the decision by the Supreme Court.

Complete in 26 pages, binding holes at the blank spine, very nice condit... See More  

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675006

To be found only in California...

Item #675006

June 17, 1939

HAM AND EGGS, Los Angeles, June 17, 1939  A very intriguing and rare newspaper, this being the vol. 1 number 29 issue. The Ham and Eggs movement was an old-age pension movement in California during the 1930s. It was originally founded by Robert Noble, a controversial radio personality. The Ham and Eggs lobby wanted a massive state pension apparatus and one time their movement had almost one m... See More  

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675020

California cowboys, a lynching party, firemen, Edison...

Item #675020

September 30, 1882

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 30, 1882  The full front page is a cowboy scene: "California--Extermination of Wild Geese in Colusa County...". Inside has a fullpg. with 6 images of: "Humorous Scenes & Incidents at the Democratic State Convention at Syracuse."; a terrific & dramatic full page: "New York City: An Alarm of Fire--Turning a Sharp C... See More  

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675018

Warsaw Jews given additional rights...

Item #675018

November 09, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 9, 1848 



* Jewish - Jews - Judaica



The bottom of the ftpg. has a small article: "The Jews In Favor" noting in part: "...accords some extension to the rights which the Jews enjoyed in Poland. It declares that in 13 streets where only 3 Jews have been hitherto admitted to live, as many as five can reside for the future...they m... See More  

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664913

Constitution of the State of Indiana... Paoli monument...

Item #664913

October 04, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 4, 1817 



* Constitution of Indiana

* Battle of Paoli monument




Inside has what appears to be the entire text of the Constitution of the State of Indiana taking over 8 pages.

The front page has an interesting broadside-like graph and text concerning public expenditures in Great Britain, Ireland and the United States. Such graphics in this tit... See More  

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675669

Supreme Court acts on the "Ironclad Oath" required of ex-Confederates...

Item #675669

January 16, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Jan. 16, 1867  Page 3 has two reports concerning the controversial "Ironclad Oath", which essentially prevented political activity of ex-Confederates soldiers & supporters by requiring all voters & officials to swear they had never supported the Confederacy.

A case arose in Missouri involving a Catholic priest who was indicted for preaching without ... See More  

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665508

Sam Adams... Building the frigate United States...

Item #665508

August 03, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 3, 1796 



* USS United States construction

* Samuel Adams act




The first column on the front page has an Act of the Mass. Legislature signed in type by: Samuel Adams (stain here affects 4 words). Page 2 has: "French Victory on the Rhine" concerning Buonaparte. Also: "Intercourse With Canada".

Also a brief yet notable report from Phila... See More  

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675029

Beautiful & colorful front cover...

Item #675029

February 06, 1892

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 6, 1892  The very handsome front page shows two women, a child & a man: "Driving A Bargain."  Done in full color--unusual for front pages at this time--making it a very nice display item.

Twenty pages, in very nice, clean condition.

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674993

Finding a Northwest Passage... Protecting the Carolinas...

Item #674993
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1745  Over 1 1/2 pages are taken up with: "The case of Carolina Consider'd, with Regard to its Danger of being Invaded, for want of Regular Forces...". This is a great article on the defense of the colonies. Three-quarters of a page are taken up with: "A List of Privateers".

Among other articles are: "Speech on the R... See More  

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675264

Sequoia National Park is created...

Item #675264

September 27, 1890

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 27, 1890 



* Sequoia National Park is created



Page 2 has a very notable yet inconspicuous report on the creation of Sequoia National Park.

Under the heading: "General Washington News" is a subhead: "The 'Big Trees' National Park" with the text noting: "Secretary Noble has promulgated rules & regulations for the gover... See More  

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675098

Prince of Wales' visit to Canada... Honors to boxer John Heenan...

Item #675098

August 25, 1860

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 25, 1860  The full front page is a print of: "Sir Edmund W. Head, Governor-General of Canada". Additionally, inside has 5 prints relating to the visit of the Prince of Wales to Canada.

A very nice full page print: "Grand Festival Reception to John C. Heenan, at Jones's Wood...On His Return to America After His Celebrated Conte... See More  

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679561

The famed Somerville Round House...

Item #679561

April 01, 1854

AMERICAN PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL, New York, April, 1854  Phrenology is a theory stating that the personality traits of a person can be derived from the shape of the skull. Although holding no validity today, it was a popular science in the mid-19th century and this periodical focused on it.

Perhaps of most interest is a very early print of the: "Circular House at Somerville, Mass." w... See More  

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665553

From the temporary capital of the United States...

Item #665553

February 10, 1797

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Feb. 10, 1797 



* 18th century American publication



The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time, while the District of Columbia was under construction.

The front page is filled with advertisements including three illustrated ship ads. Inside has reports from the federal Congress.

Four pages, wide ne... See More  

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674886

JFK is assassinated...

Item #674886

November 22, 1963

WILLIAMSPORT SUN-GAZETTE, Nov. 22, 1963 



* John F. Kennedy assassination



The banner headline reads: "Assassin Kills President Kennedy" with related subheads. The photo on the front page is the iconic one of the secret service agent crawling on the back of the limousine.

Nice to have a same-day report, as many first reports on the JFK assassination were dated November 23, bein... See More  

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666866

New governors in Jamaica, Barbados, and Maryland...

Item #666866

August 10, 1710

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 10, 1710  The back page has a notable report: "The Queen hath been pleased to appoint the Honourable Lord Archibald Hamilton to be Captain-General and Governor in Chief of the island of Jamaica...Robert Lowther Esq. to succeed Milford Crow, Esq., in the government of Barbadoes; and Colonel Corbet to succeed Colonel Seymour in the government of  the ... See More  

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675028

Map shows the Cumberland River...

Item #675028

January 09, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 9, 1862  The front page features a Civil War map headed: "The Rebel General Zollicoffer's Position On the Cumberland River.", plus several columns have war-related heads including: "Great Activity at the Headquarters of the Army" "Gen. Sherman's Report of Gen. Stevens' Operations on the Coosaw River" "Important From Western ... See More  

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671237

The latest improvement on the bicycle...

Item #671237

August 19, 1868

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 19, 1868  Inside is an article: "Improvement in the Velocipede" accompanied by a print of "Hanlons' Patent Improved Velocipede", an early model of a bicycle. 

Other interesting illustrations and articles on the latest inventions & improvements of the day.

Sixteen pages, library stamps at some of the prints, otherwise good ... See More  

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667743

A magazine from 1790's Boston...

Item #667743
THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, September, 1793 



* 18th century American magazine



The front page has: "Thoughts On Social Intercourse" the text beginning: "Nobody but a blockhead proves tedious to a company. A man of the world presently comprehends whether he ought to stay or go; and knows to a moment the time it is fit for him to leave those who wish him at a distanc... See More  

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666536

Lincoln's letter to McClellan: editor's bias against the President...

Item #666536

January 21, 1863

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 21, 1863  Among the articles within are: "Special Message from President Lincoln" is on the ftpg. and signed in type: A. Lincoln. "Skinning Yankees Alive" "The Horrors of Missouri" "How the President Operates on the Negro Question in the 'Loyal Slave States' " "War News of the Week" "Negro Jollific... See More  

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172738

Nast's prints on the Civil War drummer boy...

Item #172738

December 19, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 19, 1863  The front page is entirely taken up with two prints: "The Laird 'El Monassir,' Seized by the British Government" and "The Laird Ram 'El Tousson,' Seized by the British Government". Other prints inside include: "The Third Corps Crossing the Rapidan at Jacobs Ford" "The Army of the Potomac--Broo... See More  

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668944

President John Adams writes to the people of Weston, Connecticut...

Item #668944

August 29, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 29, 1798 



* President John Adams letter



Page 3 has an address to the President by the inhabitants of Weston, Connecticut, followed by "The President's Answer' signed in type: John Adams.

Four pages, handsome masthead, foxing inside, good condition.

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675024

Recruitment ad for joining the U.S. military...

Item #675024

June 05, 1799

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 5, 1799 



* From the year of George Washington's death



Page 2 has a letter from Lord Nelson to his wife. Page 3 also has a very nice recruitment ad for the military headed: "ATTENTION ! " "To all who properly estimate the Independence of America, love its Constitution, and are willing to defend its Government &a... See More  

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679233

Launch of the U.S. brig President Adams...

Item #679233

August 07, 1799

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Aug. 7, 1799  Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Robespierre--The Detested", the famous name from the French Revolution.

A page 2 item from Pittsburgh has: "A new brig, the property of the United States, called President Adams, was launched on Rouge River, six miles from Detroit...She carries 18 guns & is remarkably ha... See More  

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679265

How Berlin was divided just after the war...

Item #679265

September 28, 1945

NORDWEST-NACHRICHTEN, Germany, Sept. 28, 1945  A notable post-war newspaper--totally in the German language--concerning the creations of the four districts of Berlin, noting the American, British, French, and Russian districts, the latter to be known as East Berlin.

The title translates: "Northwest News - News Bulletin of the Allied Military Authority". The map caption translates: ... See More  

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679266

From Fiji: the 'first newspaper printed today'...

Item #679266

March 01, 1948

OCEANIA DAILY NEWS, Fiji, March 1, 1948  Given its location near the international dateline, it claims to be the: "First Paper Published In The World Today" as noted in the masthead. This is the volume 1, number 1 issue.

Tabloid-size, complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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675016

Civil War map of Richmond, Petersburg & vicinity...

Item #675016

May 15, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1862 



* Peninsula Campaign - Virginia

* Richmond & Petersburg VA Map

* General George B. McClellan




The front page features a nice & very detailed Civil War map headed: "The Military and Naval Advance Toward Richmond and Petersburgh."

Plus there are nice one column Civil War heads including: "Suffolk Occupied by a Portion of Gen. Wool'... See More  

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675017

Civil War map of Richmond, Petersburg & vicinity...

Item #675017

May 15, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1862 



* Peninsula Campaign - Virginia

* Richmond & Petersburg VA Map

* General George B. McClellan




The front page features a nice & very detailed Civil War map headed: "The Military and Naval Advance Toward Richmond and Petersburgh."

Plus there are nice one column Civil War heads including: "Suffolk Occupied by a Portion of Gen. Wool'... See More  

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676040

Japan visits the United States... Arctic expedition...

Item #676040

June 09, 1860

NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, June 9, 1860  Not just the front page but several pages inside have prints concerning the visit of the Japanese Ambassadors to the United States and the White House. 

Also within is an article: "Correspondence Between Heenan and Sayers", the famous boxers of the era. And several prints and an article concerning the Arctic Expedition, including a prin... See More  

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666863

Virginia sends its congratulations on the union of England & Scotland...

Item #666863

July 29, 1708

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 29, 1708  Near the top of the front page is a report noting in part: "The humble address of the President and Council of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia, in congratulation of the happy Union of the Kingdoms of England and Scotland..." presented to Queen Anne.

England and Scotland were formally combined into one Parliament creating Great Britain... See More  

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679367

Lincoln election results... Jefferson Davis on arming slaves...

Item #679367

November 12, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 12, 1864  



* Abraham Lincoln election results

* Jefferson Davis message




Over two columns on the front page are taken up with reports headed: "The Election" and "The Result In New York" "Union Majority in the State Over Eight Thousand" plus it continues with some election results from six other states as well, some quite brief.

The re... See More  

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675001

Charles Dickens and his marital status...

Item #675001

August 16, 1858

NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 16, 1858  Page four has a small article pertaining to Charles Dickens: "Mr. Charles Dickens appears to us in the light of a gentleman badly in need of good advice... has recently felt constrained to separate from his wife of some twenty-odd years. That wife has said nothing, and, so far as the public is aware, has instigate others to say nothing, about the ma... See More  

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662329

Benito de Soto, the pirate...

Item #662329

July 21, 1830

HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, July 21, 1830 



* Pirate Benito de Soto



The entire front page and a bit of page 2 are consumed  by an article on: "Benito De Soto, The Pirate". De Soto was the most notorious of the last generation of pirates to plunder shipping in the Atlantic, one of those arising from the ending of the Napoleonic Wars. The article begins: &... See More  

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670492

Follow-up report on the sinking of the Maine...

Item #670492

February 17, 1898

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, Feb. 17, 1898 



* USS Maine explosion & sinking

* Spanish- American War prelude

* "Remember the Maine!" fame




The front page has a stack of two-column headlines on the follow-up investigation of the sinking of the battleship Maine: "SENSATIONAL BULLETIN" "Diver Find an Eight Inch Torpedo Hole in the Maine's Pla... See More  

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669264

The evolution of the motorcycle...

Item #669264

December 21, 1901

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, December 21, 1901, New York  Perhaps the most notable article is: "The Evolution of the Motor Cycle" which has great text and also includes 4 photos of very early motorcycles.

The front page is taken up with a print of the: "Giant Sand Wheel for  the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company" with an article inside.

Sixteen pages, an early repair to pa... See More  

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668160
Item #668160

May 28, 1833

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 28, 1833  One-third of the front page is taken up with the historic treaty of commerce and navigation with Russia, containing all 13 Articles and appropriate signatures in type, including: Andrew Jackson as President.

The back page begins with: "A New Plan For the Public Buildings In Washington" which has considerable detail, taking mos... See More  

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672566

Paul Revere as President of the Board of Health...

Item #672566

June 28, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 28, 1800 



* Paul Revere

* Board of Health




Page 3 has a report from  the: "Health Office" which is signed in type by its President: Paul Revere

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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663449

Act concerning high treason & piracy in America...

Item #663449

December 18, 1779

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 18, 1779  The ftpg. has a report of several Acts of Parliament receiving the Royal Assent by the King, one to: "...empower His Majesty to secure & detain persons charged with, or suspected of, the crime of High Treason committed in any of His Majesty's Colonies or Plantations in America, or on the High Seas, or the crime of Piracy."

The bal... See More  

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675007

Fleshing out the details in the treaty with America...

Item #675007

April 17, 1783

DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, April 17, 1783  Page 2 has some reports from the House of Commons relating to the treaty with America, particularly the trade portion. The back page has some talk concerning relations with America as well.

Four pages, nice condition.

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675021

The Mormons in Utah... Electricity comes to Utah...

Item #675021

November 26, 1879

THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, Nov. 26, 1879  This newspaper was published 17 years before it became a state. Included is an interesting report concerning a stagecoach robbery. Also Mormon-related items, with articles headed: "The Mormons And The Indians" & "Sugar Made In Utah" "Murder" and "Discourse Delivered by Elder Geo. Q. Cannon at the Tab... See More  

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675005

Civil War map of Grand Junction, Tennessee...

Item #675005

May 03, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, May 3, 1862 



* Grand Junction, Tennessee

* Siege of Fort Macon ends

* Baton Rouge, Louisiana




The front page features a Civil War map headed: "Probable Retreat of Beauregard To Grand Junction" showing the Corinth vicinity at the Mississippi Tennessee, Alabama border.

Column heads on the Civil War include: "Capture of Fort Macon Officially Confirmed"... See More  

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675609

A fine report of the White River Massacre...

Item #675609

October 29, 1879

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Oct. 29, 1879



* Meeker Massacre (early report)

* Battle of Milk Creek

* United States Army

* White River Utes - Indians




 Over half of the first column of the ftpg. has: "The White River Massacre" :safety of Mrs. Meeker and the Women and Children of the Agency--Details of the Tragedy".

This was the White River Massacre, also known as t... See More  

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666738

Much on the Mexican War...

Item #666738

February 26, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 26, 1847  Over half of page 3 is taken up with reports on the Mexican War, with items headed: "An Important 'Sign' " "Important News From the Army" "Later From Tampico - Critical Situation of the Volunteers from the Ondiaka--Reported Conflict with the Mexicans" which has two letters from Tampico. Then: ... See More  

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667353

An engraving of an Embargo political cartoon...

Item #667353

September 10, 1808

NEW YORK EVENING POST, Sept. 10, 1808  Page 3 begins with a little political cartoon titled: "A Good Story Twice Told: or, the Allegorical Snake" which concerns the controversy over the Embargo.

Rare to find such political cartoons in newspapers of such an early date.

Page 2 has several items concerning the controversial Embargo, one item beginning: "The answer of the Preside... See More  

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679335

Themed on the military: the last issue...

Item #679335

July 30, 1841

CITIZEN SOLDIER, Windsor, Vermont, July 30, 1841  The motto in the masthead details its purpose: "Devoted to the Interests of the Militia, To Military Science and National Defense in General." This is the last issue of this short-lived newspaper lasting just 52 weeks issues from 1840-1841.

Among the various articles within are: "Fiery Flying Serpent" and a page 2 report: ... See More  

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675640

Trouble with the Indians in Idaho...

Item #675640

June 08, 1878

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, June 8, 1878  The front page has: "The Indian Outbreak" "Latest News from Idaho--Col. Bernard in the Field in Pursuit of Hostile Indians".

The report notes in part: "...Five men scouting up the Braneau Valley found...settlers gathered at Robinson's ranch...valley had been raided by Indians...Colonel Bernard with sixty cavalry are ... See More  

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659436

An "Extraordinary" issue of this title...

Item #659436

April 23, 1790

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE EXTRAORDINARY, Boston, April 23, 1790  An uncommon single sheet "Extra" printing outside the regular cycle of this newspaper.

Half of the front page is taken up with detailed reports from the: "Congress of America" carrying over to page 2 as well.

Four pages, single sheet, very nice condition.

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666739

The Battle of Monterrey...

Item #666739

March 02, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 2, 1847  An historic issue as page 2 has two-thirds of a column taken up with a nice report on the: "Battle of Monterrey" - Col. Garland's Report". This was a major a victory for the American Army.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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668252

From West Baton Rouge...

Item #668252

May 29, 1886

THE SUGAR PLANTER, West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, May 29, 1886 



* From the deep South



A quite uncommon title from the South. We had a few issues from the first year of the Civil War. this this is the first of a post-war issue.

Various news & ads off the day, four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.... See More  

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675010

On the slave trade in the West Indies...

Item #675010

October 04, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 4, 1766  The back page has a small report from West Florida on the French traders in Louisiana. Also from Senegal of "... there have been lately upwards of two hundred French trading ships on the coast of Africa; -- which was a principal cause of the price of slaves being so high, the Goree Merchants having contracted to supply the Spanish West Indi... See More  

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675022

Father Time introduces the new year of 1883...

Item #675022

December 30, 1882

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 30, 1882  The full front page shows: "Old Time's Stock In Trade For 1883" which shows Father Time. The doublepage centerfold is a large montage of prints captioned: "Pictorial History of Leading Events of the Closing Year", & which features Father Time as well.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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675265

Wealth of sports coverage, including baseball...

Item #675265

April 01, 1882

NEW YORK CLIPPER, April 1, 1882  The ftpg. has a very nice print of: "Lillian Russell, Operatic Vocalist" with an article on her as well. Page 2 has about a full column of reports under the "Baseball" heading. Another pg. has a nice print of "D. A. Woods, Canadian Pedestrian" with a bio of him also. More baseball on yet another page.

This newspaper covers a weal... See More  

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686253

Very displayable masthead...

Item #686253

April 09, 1720

WEEKLY JOURNAL OR SATURDAY'S POST, London, April 9, 1720



* Great masthead engraving

* Early 18th century original




The most significant feature of this issue is the very ornate & displayable engraving in the masthead, which also contains the extension to the title: "...With Freshest Advices Foreign and Domestick."

Various European news reports with the back leaf mostly fil... See More  

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679334

Trouble with the Mollie Maguires...

Item #679334

June 10, 1875

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, June 10, 1875  The full front page is a political cartoon: "Cutting Themselves Off From The Party". Page 4 has 4 prints relating to the article: "The Mining Troubles - Prospectus of the Ending of the Strike--The Collision at Mahanoy City" with the prints captioned: "The Outbreak in the Pennsylvania Mining Region".

The reports on the ... See More  

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679527

Stephen Girard and Zachary Taylor...

Item #679527

March 10, 1849

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 10, 1849  The front page features a print of: "Stephen Girard" with a lengthy biographical sketch of him. Also a print of: "Girard College" with a related article as well.

Page 2 has a somewhat large print headed: "THE INAUGURATION" showing the ceremonies, and: "THE INAUGURAL ADDRESS OF PRESIDENT TAYLOR" follo... See More  

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678571

First trans-Atlantic telegraph message: Queen Victoria to President Buchanan...

Item #678571

August 17, 1858

THE EASTERN ARGUS, Portland, Maine, Aug. 17, 1858



* Transatlantic telegraph cable

* 1st transmission - Atlantic Ocean




Page 2 has half a column with a report on the first telegraphic transmission across the Atlantic Ocean, headed: "Atlantic Telegraph!" "Queen Victoria's Message", her message to Buchanan reading: "Her Majesty desires to congratulate the President ... See More  

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678758

Broadsheet "Extra" issue on the surrender of Port Arthur...

Item #678758

January 02, 1905

NEW FREE PRESS - EXTRA EDITION, Vienna, (Austria), Jan. 2, 1905



* Port Arthur, Manchuria surrenders (1st report)

* Russo-Japanese War




This broadsheet "Extra" is totally in German. The banner headline announces: "The Surrender of Port Arthur". This was a major event in the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-5.

Single sheet, older glue repairs ate the margins & central fold, ... See More  

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679231

United States Supreme Court Building cornerstone...

Item #679231

October 14, 1932

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 14, 1932 



* United States Supreme Court Building

* President Herbert Hoover laying the cornerstone




The top of the front page has a two column head: "Hoover Lays Supreme Court Cornerstone; Hughes and Davis Speak for Bench and Bar". First report coverage on President Herbert Hoover laying the cornerstone for the new United States Supreme Court Building in W... See More  

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674966

Scarce title...

Item #674966

June 19, 1710

MEMOIRS OF LITERATURE, London, June 19, 1710



* Rare publication



A very uncommon title from England with no news of the day but rather editorials and literature reviews.  Four pages, minor tears at the wide, blank margin, otherwise in very nice condition, 8 3/4 by 13 1/4 inches. A nice opportunity to add this title to an early newspaper collection. ... See More  

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679350

On the funeral of King William IV of England...

Item #679350

July 07, 1837

THE TIMES, London, England, July 8, 1837



* William IV of the United Kingdom



Page 5 has 2 1/2 columns taken up with reporting on the funeral of King William IV who died on June 20, headed: "His Late Majesty". Subheads include: "The Lying In State" and: "Embalming"

All columns of all 8 pages are black-bordered in "mourning" rules.

Good condition.... See More  

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678811

General Wainwright's story: a three issue set...

Item #678811

October 07, 1945

LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, California, a trio of issues for Oct. 7, 8 & 9, 1945, each containing a portion of General J. Wainwright's story on his imprisonment & the mistakes that were made in the Philippines. 

Each issue is the first section, generally good condition with a few very minor defects.

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668848

How to maintain trade with America & the Caribbean...

Item #668848

February 19, 1757

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 19, 1757  Inside has over 1 1/2 pages taken up with a very detailed article on how to preserve the trade to North America, the Caribbean, and the coast of Africa. Photos show just portions.

Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, red tax stamp, very nice condition.

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679228

1849 gold rush...

Item #679228

April 10, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 10, 1849 



* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners




Page three has "Gold" which begins: "We notice that many person doubt the reports of finding lumps, or pieces of pure gold, in California, of several pounds weight. We are assured... a lump of pure gold weighing thirty-two pounds, was discovered in a vein or seam of... See More  

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668197

Billy Bowlegs wants peace... A sea serpent...

Item #668197

September 01, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 1, 1849 



* Billy Bowlegs "Alligator Chief"

* Seminoles - Indians




The top of page 3 has a report from New Orleans noting: "...brings advices that...received a white flag, understood to be from Billy Bowlegs, the Seminole chief, expressing a desire for peace & proposing to hold a council at the next full moon...&quo... See More  

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679326

President Richard Nixon resigns...

Item #679326

August 09, 1974

DAILY NEWS, New York Aug. 9, 1974 



* President Richard Nixon



A very dramatic front page with over half of it taken up with: "NIXON RESIGNS". The balance has: "Acts in 'Interest of Nation', Asks for End to Bitterness" and "Ford Will Take Oath at Noon, Kissinger Agrees to Stay On". Much coverage, with photos, on the inside pages and the back page.

T... See More  

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681100

President Richard Nixon resigns...

Item #681100

August 09, 1974

DAILY NEWS, New York Aug. 9, 1974  A very dramatic front page with over half of it taken up with: "NIXON RESIGNS". The balance has: "Acts in 'Interest of Nation', Asks for End to Bitterness" and "Ford Will Take Oath at Noon, Kissinger Agrees to Stay On". Much coverage, with photos, on the inside pages and the back page.

Tabloid-size, complete in 88 pages... See More  

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672083

The Presidential election... American Indians: Choctaw, Osage, Creeks...

Item #672083

December 04, 1824

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 4, 1824  Among the articles are: "Presidential Election" which has a chart showing states and votes for each, plus another report of the Alabama votes for President by county.

Also inside: "LaFayette & the Sons of the Forest" being an emotional heart-felt meeting of Choctaw Indian chiefs and General LaFayette, which is ironi... 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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675045

The Andersonville Prison trial...

Item #675045

September 22, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 22, 1865



* Andersonville Civil War prison camp - Georgia

* Captain Henry Wirz trial - atrocities




Front page first column heads include: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "Gen. Howell Cobb Gloating Over the Murder of Union Prisoners" "He Points to the Poor Starving Boys & Brags that His Soldiers are Better Off" "More of the Profanity & Ind... See More  

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673063

The constitution of Missouri...

Item #673063

September 23, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 23, 1820 



* The Missouri Constitution



Within is the complete printing of the: "Constitution of Missouri" which takes nearly 9 pages. This is a significant printing, as there was much slavery-related controversy on allowing Missouri to join the union, and this printing is from the year Missouri became a state.

One portion of the con... See More  

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679523

Spanish-American War headline...

Item #679523

May 04, 1898

BOSTON EVENING JOURNAL, May 4, 1898  The ftpg. has much reporting on the Spanish-American War including banner heads: "SAMPSON'S FLEET HAS SAILED" "His Errand May Be Either to Take Puerto Rico or to Cut Off the Cape Verde Fleet".

Complete in 10 pages, good condition.

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673654

Looks like terms for a peace ending the Revolutionary War are eminent...

Item #673654

May 02, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, May 2, 1782 



* Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century

* From The Enemy




Inside has a letter from Paris mentioning: "...The day following they went to Dr. Franklin's hotel at Passy. From the frequent conferences they have since held with the American plenipotentiary...it is imagined that they are charged with a commission to settle the preliminaries for a g... See More  

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657895

Latest news from the Mexican War...

Item #657895

September 11, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 11, 1847  Page 3 contains several items relating to the Mexican War including:  "North Carolina Volunteers" "The Present Aspect of New Orleans" "The News form the Seat of War" which includes letters datelines from Orizaba, Vera Cruz and Jalapa with many reports taking over 1 1/2 columns.

Four pages, good... See More  

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668211

Trouble with the Indians near Santa Fe...

Item #668211

October 02, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 2, 1849 Page 3 has some early reports headed: "From Santa Fe" which includes in part: "...reports trade at Santa Fe generally dull. Two Americans were murdered by the Apache  Indians...about 200 miles this side of Santa Fe Mr. Brown was attacked by a party of 40 Arapahoes...A band of Cheyenne Indians...surrounded and burnt Be... See More  

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675164

Abraham Lincoln visits Harpers Ferry...

Item #675164

October 06, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 6, 1862 



* Second Battle of Corinth, Mississippi

* Abraham Lincoln visits Frederick, Maryland

* Bardstown, Kentucky - Guerrilla John Morgan




Among the front page  column heads on the Civil War are: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "A Great Battle Fought at Corinth on Saturday" "A Great National Victory" "The Enemy in Full Flight, and Our F... See More  

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679337

Relating to Uncle Tom's Cabin... The Fugitive Slave bill...

Item #679337

August 19, 1852

THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Aug. 19, 1852  Among the reports in this anti-slavery newspaper are: "Gen. Pierce and the Fugitive Slave Law". The back page has an ad for: "Little Eva, Uncle Tom's Guardian Angel. A song composed & dedicated to Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom's Cabin. Poetry by John G. Whittier..." with more.

This newspaper ... See More  

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678841

First Braille newspaper in the western hemisphere...

Item #678841

December 02, 1957

THE WEEKLY NEWS, Boston, Dec. 2, 1957  This newspaper was the very first Braille newspaper in the entire western hemisphere, having begun in 1927 and is still "printing" today.

The top half of the front page is in English with raised type, the balance of the 28 page issue is totally in Braille.

Measures 10 by 12 inches, nice condition.

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677270

Diplomatic attempts to prevent war, but the printed presumption would prove true...

Item #677270

June 06, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 6, 1812  Inside has the beginning of what would become a continuing article on: 'Paul Jones", the famed John Paul Jones. Also several correspondences under: "Public Documents" signed in type by: J. Monroe to Augustus Foster and Jonathan Russell, British & American diplomats respectively, all relating to what would become the War of 1... See More  

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675689

A trip from the Missouri to the Pacific...

Item #675689

April 21, 1866

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, April 21, 1866  The conclusion of the Civil War brought with it an interest in expending west, so it would not seem unusual that articles that read like a 19th century travelogue would appear in newspapers of the day.

This issue has one on page 3, which was part of a larger series: "FROM THE MISSOURI TO THE PACIFIC" with subheads: "Equable Clime of Cal... See More  

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677301

Uncommon and decorative title...

Item #677301

January 15, 1803

THE WESTMINSTER JOURNAL & OLD BRITISH SPY, London, Jan. 15, 1803



* Rare 19th century publication



I am not sure we've ever offered this title before. Two nice engravings in the masthead and a partial red tax stamp at the top.

Mostly British reports including an account of a mutiny.

Four pages, close-trimmed at the bottom affects some of the last lines at the bottom of the pages. Oth... See More  

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669899

Published by P. T. Barnum...

Item #669899

April 16, 1853

THE ILLUSTRATED NEWS New York, April 16, 1853 



* Murderer Arthur Spring

* Phineas T. Barnum




The front page shows: "Arthur Spring - The Philadelphia Murderer" with related text regarding the murder which contains considerable discussion regarding capital punishment.

Inside has content with related images of: "The Baltimore Shot Works" "The Baltimore Lottery&quo... See More  

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679352

Mosby raid... Cooper Institute...

Item #679352

October 15, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 15, 1864



* John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader

* 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry

* Early report on the Greenback Raid




 The top of the first column has: "Lincoln And Johnson" "Meeting at the Cooper Institute" and "Great Enthusiasm". Another column has: "Army Of The James" with various war-related subheads.

Also on the ftpg: &q... See More  

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674871

Much on Commodore Rodgers' cruise...

Item #674871

March 07, 1814

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, March 7, 1814  Over a full column of the ftpg. & a bit of page 2 are taken up with: "Rodgers's Cruise" being Commodore John Rodgers' report of his recent cruse of 75 day to the Secretary of the Navy. Dated on board the U.S. frigate President at Sandy Hook, Feb. 9, 1814, with a wealth of reading on his naval encounters during the War of 1812... See More  

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678932

New invention for separating gold...

Item #678932

March 15, 1856

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 15, 1856  The front page features a nice print of a: "Machine For Washing & Separating Gold" with a related article headed: "Addison's Improved Gold Separator". Perhaps not surprising that just a few years after the California gold rush that relating inventions would come to fruition.

The balance of the issue is filled with var... See More  

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668138

The Chesapeake-Leopard Affair of 1807...

Item #668138

November 23, 1807

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 23, 1807 



* Chesapeake-Leopard affair

* Naval engagement off Virginia




Page 3 has content concerning the Chesapeake-Leopard Affair with the British, including a lengthy letter signed in type by: Stephen Decatur, Jr.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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669920

General Custer in pursuit of the Cheyenne Indians...

Item #669920

April 22, 1867

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, April 22, 1867  



* General George A. Custer

* Indians - Native Americans




Page 3 has a report headed: "The Indians" which reports in part: "...met by over 300 chiefs & warriors who professed a desire for peace; but the same night the whole tribe abandoned their village...Gen. Custer's Cavalry were sent in pursuit...Indica... 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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638769

John L. Sullivan plays baseball... Professional baseball in 1883...

Item #638769

November 05, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 5, 1883 



* Boxer John L. Sullivan plays baseball



Page 2 has much on: "Sporting" including: "Sullivan Attracts 5,000 People at the Baseball Park" with details of a baseball game involving famed boxer John L. Sullivan.

Also: "Report of the Base Ball Arbitration Committee", the meeting in New York, as well as: "The National... See More  

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675224

War-worn veterans parade in Washington...

Item #675224

June 09, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, June 9, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Trial of the conspirators




Taking over 2 1/2 columns on the front page are: "Trial Of The Assassins" "More Testimony for the Defence--A Distant Prospect of the End of the Trial" with many subheads.

Also on the ftpg: "From Washington" "The Closing Pageant of the War" "The War-Wor... See More  

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673957

How to trade with the Americans...

Item #673957

April 17, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 17, 1783



* Post American Revolutionary War

* Trade with the enemy to resume ?




Page 6 has news from the House of Commons noting in part: "...Mr. Hussey wished that the Americans might be put on the footing of the most favoured nation, but still he thought that a duty ought to be laid on American oil; he believed that the bill would not give satisfact... See More  

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638662

Mormon ethics...

Item #638662

December 01, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 1, 1884  Page 7 has: "Mormon Ethics" "Some of the Practical Results of the Utah System" which takes two-thirds of a column. This was still 12 years before Utah would become a state.

Ten pages, very nice condition.

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673062

James Monroe leads in the election... Navy seeks a depot in the Chesapeake...

Item #673062

February 15, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 15, 1817  Featured is a chart showing that James Monroe is in the lead for Presidency of the United States. Another report has much detail on: "Cleopatra's Barge".

Five pages are taken up with considerable detail on: "Naval Depot" "Report of the Secretary of the Navy...Information Relating to the Selection of a Site for... See More  

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675902

The end of the war, and other reports...

Item #675902

March 31, 1815

FEDERAL REPUBLICAN, Georgetown, March 31, 1815  



* War of 1812 ending events



The front page has some naval reports from the War of 1812 including; "U.S. Brig Syren" and: "Loss of the Guerriere", but also has three letters concerning the Treaty of Peace which ended the War of 1812.

Page 2 includes; "Sale of Captured Negroes" which includes a document signed... See More  

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675157

Rare mention of Kit Carson in the Civil War...

Item #675157

March 14, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1862 



* Battle of Valverde - New Mexico

* Rare Kit Carson mention




The front page has much reporting on the Civil War including one column heads: "The "Advance of the Army" "Latest Intelligence from the Vicinity of Manassas" "Rebels Expected to Make a Stand at Gordonsville" "Gen. McClellan & His Army" and more.

... See More  

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674212

Civil War fighting in Florida...

Item #674212

March 10, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 10, 1864  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Sherman's Raid in Mississippi" "The Country Perfectly Impoverished" "The Bombardment of Charleston" "More Fighting in Florida" "The Death of Col. Dahlgren" "Horrible Cruelty to a Little Slave Girl Belonging to Mrs. Davis" and more.

Eig... See More  

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674202

Confederate Congress reports to the people...

Item #674202

February 25, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 25, 1864  Among the front page  column heads are: "Late Southern News" "Address of the Rebel Congress" "Fierce Denunciation of the North" "Slanders Upon Our Armies" "The Expedition to Florida" "From Gen. Sherman's Expedition" "Rebel Reports of His Progress" "Occupation of Jackson "T... See More  

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674204

An attack by 3,000 Texans...

Item #674204

February 15, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 15, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: From Gen. Sherman's Expedition" "Sharp Engagement on the Yazoo" "The Transports Attacked by 3,000 Texans" "Rebels Defeated & Driven" "Summary Punishment of a Case of Barbarism" "Reported Escape of 109 Officers from Libby Prison" and much more.... See More  

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674214
Item #674214

August 11, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 11, 1863  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "From Gen. Meade's Army" "Lee Re-Enforced by Polk" "Lee's Infantry all Across the Rapidan" "Great Quaking In Mobile" "The Cowardice of the Frightened Rebels" "Bragg at Chattanooga" and more.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice... See More  

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669919

Attack by the Cheyenne Indians...

Item #669919

April 23, 1867

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, April 23, 1867   Page 3 has a report headed: "Indian Outrage" which reports on an Indian attack, noting in part: "Lookout Station...was destroyed by the Cheyenne Indians...& three of the U.S. Express Co. were killed & scalped..." with more detail.

Four pages, nice condition.

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669798

Very early steam carriage...

Item #669798

August 19, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 19, 1865  The ftpg. features a quite large illustration of: "Dickson's Steam Carriage" with the balance of the page taken up with text on it. A very early steam engine & a displayable issue. 

Page 2 has another view of the carriage.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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674928

Generals Bragg, Hardee, Longstreet and Forrest...

Item #674928

December 09, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 9, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Hardee Retiring from Dalton with Bragg's Whipped Army" "Retreat and Pursuit of Longstreet" "Late Fight at Wolf River Bridge" "Forrest at Holly Springs with 10,000 Men" "The Cotton Trade Paralyzed" & more.

Eight pages, light damp stain to a lowe... See More  

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674970

Published by prison inmates...

Item #674970

January 31, 1914

THE SUMMARY, Elmira, New York, Jan. 31, 1914 



* Published by prison inmates

* Elmira Correctional Facility




An interesting newspaper "Published Weekly by & for the Inmates of the N.Y.S. Reformatory at Elmira" as noted at the top of page 2. Various news of the day, and the back page is mostly taken up with: "Sporting News".

Measures 10 by 13 1/4 inches print... See More  

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666722

The Trail of Tears...

Item #666722

December 22, 1831

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 22, 1831 



* Trail of Tears

* Native Americans




The ftpg. has a bit concerning the Trail of Tears with a small head: "The Emigrating Indians". The bkpg. begins with a small ad supporting: "For President of the United States, Henry Clay...".

Four pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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675647

The Plains Indians... Building the Pacific Railroad...

Item #675647

October 23, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Oct. 23, 1867  The front page has: "The Indians" which reports from the Plains & at Fort Larned. Included as well is a letter from Fort Sumner, New Mexico concerning the Indian situation mentioning the Navajos, Apaches, and Utahs.

Page 6 has: "The Pacific Railroad" "Railroad Contractors Compelled to Carry On War--The Kansas Indians Fighti... See More  

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672379

The siege of Bergen-on-Zoom...

Item #672379
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1747  This issue features a full page plate which includes several illustrations. Plus over a full page is taken up with a sheet of music.

Articles include: "Letter of a Persian Spy" "Papists Charged with Irreligion & Cruelty" "Inconveniences of Hoop Petticoats" "Solar Eclipse Calculated" "Fren
... See More  

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679270

Labor union newspaper for the aircraft industry...

Item #679270

December 07, 1943

AIRCRAFT MACHINIST, Los Angeles, California, Dec. 7, 1943  From the midst of World War II, this is a in-house newspaper by the AFL, the 'Voice of Aircraft Labor" as noted in the masthead. Southern California was a hotbed of aircraft construction at the time.

Four pages, minor margin tears, good condition.

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638658

Gamblers from the Wild West...

Item #638658

November 09, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 9, 1884  Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West than found in eastern newspapers.

Page 7 has: "Frontier Gamblers" "The Games & Dealers of the Wild Southwest" & more. An interesting article on one of the iconic profe... See More  

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679526

Kosciusko's tomb at West Point...

Item #679526

April 24, 1852

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, April 24, 1852  The front page has a nice print of: "The Tomb Of Kosciusko, West Point".

Tadeusz Kosciusko was a Polish military engineer/leader who joined the American forces in 1776. He led the efforts to create fortifications at West Point.

Four pages, large folio size, several folds with minor wear at folds & margins, some damp staining... See More  

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679453

Promoting a book on the life of Stonewall Jackson...

Item #679453

October 07, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 7, 1863 



* Confederate General Stonewall Jackson



Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Richmond Life" "A Thrilling Biography of the Great General of the South - An Authentic Life of STONEWALL JACKSON - Life, Services & Campaigns of Stonewall Jackson..." with more on this new book.

Also: "From East Tennessee"... See More  

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668137

Why they failed to return with the Mandan Indian chief...

Item #668137

November 29, 1807

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 29, 1807  Page 3 has close to 3 columns taken up with: "Extract of a Letter from Nathaniel Pryor to General Clarke, Indian Agent, dated St. Louis, 16th October, 1807". The letter reports on the failure to return with the Mandan Indian chief, and the reasons why, with much detail on an Indian battle.

Some period notations but not affect... See More  

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675041

A. B. Frost political cartoon...

Item #675041

May 12, 1875

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, May 12, 1875  The full ftpg. is a political cartoon by the famed A. B. Frost: "A Perplexing Parting of the Paths For Liberal Leaders." Prints inside include: "The Disaster to the Zenith Aeronauts" and two prints of the "Centennial Celebration of the Capture of Fort Ticonderoga, May 10, 1775".

Eight pages, very nice condition.

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675159

Rebel army is demoralized...

Item #675159

January 04, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 4, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From Port Royal & Tybee" "Preparations for a New Attack Upon the Rebels" "Important From Kentucky--Rebels Destroying the Railroad Below Green River" "Capture of a Party of Rebels on the Left Wing" "Increased Demoralization in the Rebel Army" "Ominou... See More  

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675052

March of the Sioux Indians...

Item #675052

March 02, 1850

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 2, 1850  The top of the front page features a nice print of: "March Of The Sioux. From Frost's 'Thrilling Adventures Among the Indians" which has a related article as well.

Four pages, quite large folio size, 3 folds with creases at the folds, otherwise good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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667026

Trouble with the Creek Indians...

Item #667026

November 26, 1772

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 26, 1772 



* Creek Nation

* Muscogee Indians




An inside page has a small item from Charleston headed "America" noting: "...from the country of the Creeks inform us that those Indians are at present very turbulent, they have killed a Trader named Inman, beat & otherwise maltreated several other traders in their towns, and threaten to ... See More  

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667347

Jefferson is honored by National Institute of France...

Item #667347

April 03, 1803

NEW YORK HERALD, April 2, 1803 



* Thomas Jefferson

* Institut de France



Page 3 has an address from President Thomas Jefferson to the National Institute of France in which he humbly accepts the honor of being elected as: "...a foreign associate for the class of moral & political sciences...". It is signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, small piece from the blank spin... See More  

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675081

News from the Mexican War...

Item #675081

September 24, 1847

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Sept. 24, 1847  Page 3 has; "The Battle of Mexico" as well as: "Latest News From Chihuahua" "Satisfactory stare of Things Between Americans & Mexicans--The Mexicans Adhere Rigidly to Col. Doniphan's Treaty" and: "From Santa Fe" with even more reports.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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674934

Civil War reports from Arkansas...

Item #674934

December 22, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 22, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "News From Arkansas" "Rebel Attack & Repulse at Port Gibson" "Expected Assault on Little Rock" "Reported Death of Longstreet and Surrender of his Forces" (untrue; he died in 1904); "Battle at Bean's Station" and more.

Eight pages, nice conditio... See More  

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675070

America's first ventriloquist... Honoring Commodore Truxton...

Item #675070

November 23, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Nov. 23, 1802  Inside has an interesting article headed: "Mr. Rannie" with nice text on: "The celebrated ventriloquist..." with much on him. A website notes that Mr. Rannie is generally considered to be the first ventriloquist in America.

The same page has a brief report: "Tribute To Valor" celebrating co... See More  

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675153

The rebels near Martinsburg...

Item #675153

October 02, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES Oct. 2, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "FROM THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC" "The Rebels Found Near Shepherdsville" "They are Pursued to Martinsburgh and Shelled from that Place" "NEWS FROM NEW-ORLEANS" "Great Crowds Taking the Oath of Allegiance" "Guerrillas Getting Tired of Their Profession"

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675160

The Civil War in Virginia...

Item #675160

November 28, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 28, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Army Operations In Virginia" "Fredericksburgh Not Occupied by the Rebels in Force" "Visit of the President to Gen. Burnside" "From Harper's Ferry - A Successful Raid into Secessia" "THANKSGIVING" "The Day - Its Observance--Its Duties--Its Pleasures...&q... See More  

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675162

The Civil War in Pea Ridge, Arkansas...

Item #675162

October 27, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES Oct. 27, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR IN THE SOUTHWEST" "Another Great Victory in Arkansas" "The Vicinity of Pea Ridge Again Made Memorable" "Morgan's Last Raid" "AFFAIRS ON THE UPPER POTOMAC" "The Enemy Reported to Have Evacuated Winchester" "A Movement Toward Gord
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675161

The Civil War in Pea Ridge, Arkansas...

Item #675161

October 27, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 27, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR IN THE SOUTHWEST" "Another Great Victory in Arkansas" "The Vicinity of Pea Ridge Again Made Memorable" "Morgan's Last Raid" "AFFAIRS ON THE UPPER POTOMAC" "The Enemy Reported to Have Evacuated Winchester" "A Movement Toward Gor
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678790

Fort DeRussey... General Burnside on General Grant...

Item #678790

April 02, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, April 2, 1864  As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.

Most of the front page deals with reports on the capture of Fort De Russey, near the Red River. Other items inside include: "The Staff" "Life Boats for Vessels of War" &qu... See More  

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677787

On the eve of war with England...

Item #677787

June 11, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 11, 1812  On the eve of war with England, this issue has some reports relating to our relations with the British. Some articles include: "The Armies - Gov. Hull is to Command the Western Army" "Latest from England" "Indian Hostilities" and more.

Four pages, light foxing, good condition.

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681304

From a small mining town (Jackson) in Northern California...

Item #681304

January 24, 1880

AMADOR DISPATCH, Jackson, California, Jan. 24, 1880  



* Rare old West publication



Jackson was founded in 1848 around a year-round spring, settled by American pioneers and then gold-seekers upon its discovery at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada range. It was also a convenient stopping place on the road from Sacramento to the southern mines.

The back leaf has a 2 1/2 by 4 1/2 piece cli... See More  

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674937

The rebels are out-generaled in West Virginia...

Item #674937

December 30, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 30, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From West Virginia" "Narrow Escape of Another Expedition" "10,000 Rebels Outgeneraled and 100 Prisoners Taken" "From the South" "The Chesapeake Affair" & more.

Eight pages, quite irregular at the blank spine, minor damp stain to a lower corner.... See More  

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674901

The situation at Chattanooga...

Item #674901

November 03, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 3, 1863  Among the page 3 column heads on the Civil War are: "News From Tennessee" "General Grant's Communications Again Threatened" "15,000 Rebels Threatening to Cross the Tennessee" "Large Captures of Prisoners" "The Exact Situation at Chattanooga" "Bombardment of Fort Sumter Renews" and more.

Eight p... See More  

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674789

Focused on health issues before the Civil War...

Item #674789

October 12, 1831

THE JOURNAL OF HEALTH, "Conducted by an Association of Physicians" as printed  in the masthead, Philadelphia, Oct. 12, 1831  Among the articles; "Death Produced by the Fear of Dying" "New Cosmetic" "On Dew" "The Causes of Periodical Fevers" and more.

Sixteen pages, 5 by 8 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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650131

Details of being confined in the Bastille, 6 years before the French Revolution....

Item #650131

July 15, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 15, 1783



* Bastille - fortress in Paris, France



Page 7 has an: "Extract from Memoirs of the Bastile", the famous Paris fortress that was used as a prison for political dissidents by the royals of France. Its storming in 1789 was the catalyst of the French Revolution.

The article has interesting details including: "...when a fresh victim is ... See More  

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